Body Count, Trivium, Fit For An Autopsy, Etc. Members To Take Part In “We Can Do Better: Words From The Underground” Charity Event

Will Putney (Fit For An Autopsy, END) has announced a special livestreamed charity event for the American Civil Liberties Union. The virtual event, which is being called “We Can Do Better: Words From The Underground,” will take place on June 14 at 9am PDT/12pm EDT and it will find musicians, labels, producers, etc. taking part in discussions and various giveaways.

The following participants have been confirmed:

  • Ice-T (Body Count)
  • Keith Buckley (Every Time I Die)
  • Bryan Garris (Knocked Loose)
  • Matt Heafy (Trivium)
  • Kurt Ballou (Converge, God City)
  • Andrew Marsh (Thy Art Is Murder)
  • Tom Williams (Stray From The Path)
  • Scott Vogel (Terror)
  • Todd Jones (Nails)
  • Buddy Nielson (Senses Fail)
  • Alan Day and Dan O’Connor (Four Year Strong)
  • Josh Smith (Northlane)
  • Doc Coyle (Bad Wolves, God Forbid)
  • Anthony Martini (E-Town Concrete, Commission)
  • Patrick Sheridan (Fit For An Autopsy)
  • Brendan Garrone (Incendiary)
  • James Pligge (Harms Way)
  • Brendan Murphy (Counterparts, END)
  • Ethan Harrison (Great American Ghost)
  • Mark Lewis (Producer)
  • Anthony DiDio (Vein)
  • Monte Conner (Nuclear Blast)
  • Justin Louden (Closed Casket Activities)
  • Carl Severson (Ferret, Good Fight Music)
  • Equal Vision Records
  • Pure Noise Records
  • Nuclear Blast
  • Relapse Records
  • Closed Casket Activities
  • Good Fight Entertainment
  • Ferret Records
  • Liquid Metal
  • Metal Injection
  • Evil Greed

Putney commented:

“To be honest I was initially torn about doing this. The distaste and rage I have for our systemic issues in this country are more palpable than they ever have been. But I am NOT the voice of the oppressed, and I would never pretend to be.

What I can do is sit down with my fellow artists, friends, peers, and heroes alike and start a conversation about what we CAN do to support institutions for positive change, because something HAS to change. And the money that will roll in from this event will go to the experts. The ACLU. The Civil Rights organization that has fought for the purest form of free speech, justice, and equality for ONE HUNDRED YEARS (let one hundred years sink in for a second). The work that they are heavily involved in today aims to tackle these systemic issues.

The artists who will appear on this livestream come from different corners of life, different upbringings, different tax brackets. Naturally, some people are more comfortable expressing their opinions and beliefs to the public than others. I ask that you do not expect fire and brimstone from everyone, and do not scorn those who’d like to have a lighthearted conversation about music. The act of participating and donating sought after items to a worthy charity should be enough for you to understand their intentions.

This raffle will be one for the books. Extremely rare items, tons of merch, test presses and limited vinyl, music gear, it goes on and on. A lot of those involved are bringing something special and I truly thank them for parting with sacred items.

The link is live to start donating now. We will be announcing more details and giveaways soon.

http://www.soundrink.live

If you’d like to participate on any level just message me.

Go big or go home.”

Terror Eject Violent Security Guard From Their Dallas, TX Show

During Terror’s August 17 show at Trees in Dallas, TX, Scott Vogel ended up ejecting a security guard who was getting violent with crowdsurfers in the venue. You can see footage of the guard slamming one fan below. Vogel told him the following, before he left:

“Yo, you can’t fucking do that to people. Get the fuck out of here. You fucking slam people here. Get the fuck outta here!”

[via MetalSucks]

Terror Cancel August European Tour & This Is Hardcore Festival Appearance

Terror have cancelled their August European tour and their appearance at this year’s This Is Hardcore Fest, due to Scott Vogel’s recent neck surgery. Vogel made the following post on the band’s Facebook:

Terror’s Scott Vogel Recovering From Neck Surgery

Terror have been touring without Scott Vogel, due to his back and neck issues, which he recently underwent surgery for. The vocalist decided it was best for him to stay home so he could have more recover time.

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Vogel said the following:

“This is a pretty tough thing for me to write from my apartment in Los Angeles while the rest of Terror is out on the road. Truth is, the last few months have been a few of the worst in my life. I’ve been dealing with neck and back disc issues since Hellfest in New Jersey and the Sick Of It All / Champion tour we did in 2004. Physical therapy has always solved the problems for the time being and I’d be back out on the road; but not this time. Terror finished a European tour in mid-May, I flew home and went right into a surgery on my neck – a three level posterior decompression.

I knew this was going to be hard on me, but I don’t think I really had a clue just how intense spinal surgery really was. I rested a ton and when I was ready, I began the post-surgery therapy, knowing I had two months before the Life and Death tour started. The tour began July 6 in Chicago and probably against my better judgement I was there on stage. After the next show in Louisville I was feeling fucked up and in a lot of pain. It was pretty obvious I wasn’t healed enough to be out on the road, so I decided rather than try to “tough it out” and really mess myself up permanently, I was going to put my health first and fly home.

Leaving the other guys in Terror to fill my void is a terrible feeling, but I think this is one of the beautiful things that separates hardcore from most other forms of music. A Terror show is way more then me on stage or even the other guys in the band. It’s an energy. It’s a pulse and a feeling you get from the music, words and also your love and belief in this scene. David will be taking over for me on the Life and Death tour and for anyone that’s familiar with Down to Nothing, you already know he’s a great frontman. If you reading this and you are a supporter of this band and you’re coming out to one of these shows – we could really use your postive energy more than ever. Terror has always invited and welcomed all of you to get involved with the live show so move up front, sing along and help us get through this. With the right attitude, we can turn this shitty situation into something positive.

To anyone that feels let down by me not being out there: I am very sorry. This sucks worse for me than you probably imagine and I hope you can have some understanding. I’m not exactly sure when I will be back to playing shows, but I know I am focused on getting myself healthy and back to full strength. More than anything, I want to not be living my life in constant pain and for Terror to continue making music and playing around the world.”

Episodes 173 & 174 Of “The Jasta Show” Available For Streaming

Jamey Jasta (Hatebreed) has premiered the 173rd and the 174th episodes of his podcast, “The Jasta Show.” Episode 173 features an interview with Scott Vogel (Terror), and episode 174 features an interview with Beau Boken (Blessthefall).

Heavy Chains Removed From “The Life & Death Tour”/Malfunction Added

Heavy Chains have been removed from “The Life & Death Tour,” due to their singer Ian Adams’ connection to the assault of Crosscheck drummer Tom Alderson. Taking their place on the tour, which also features Bane, Turnstile, Backtrack, and Forced Order, will be Malfunction. Death Threat. Crown Of Thornz, Power Trip and Bitter End will also perform on select dates.

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Tour Dates:

08/06 Rochester, NY – The Harmony House
08/07 Worcester, MA – The Palladium (feat. Death Threat)
08/08 Howell, NJ – Gamechanger World
08/09 Richmond, VA – Canal Club
08/10 Greensboro, NC – Greene Street
08/11 Tampa, FL – Orpheum
08/12 Jacksonville, FL – Underbelly
08/13 Atlanta, GA – The Drunken Unicorn
08/14 Houston, TX – Walter’s (feat. Crown Of Thornz)
08/15 Dallas, TX – Sons of Hermann Hall (feat. Crown Of Thornz)
08/16 San Antonio, TX – The Korova (feat. Crown Of Thornz)
08/17 Phoenix, AZ – Club Red
08/18 San Diego, CA – Soma
08/19 Anaheim, CA – Chain Reaction
08/20 Los Angeles, CA – Los Globos
08/21 Oakland, CA – The New Parish
08/22 Reno, NV – PB&J’s
08/23 Salt Lake City, UT – The Music Garage
08/24 Denver, CO – Marquis Theatre (feat. Power Trip)
08/25 Merriam, KS – Aftershock Bar and Grill (feat. Power Trip)
08/26 Chicago, IL – Bottom Lounge (feat. Power Trip & Bitter End)
08/27 Cincinnati, OH – Legends (feat. Power Trip & Bitter End)
08/28 Detroit, MI – Majestic Cafe (feat. Power Trip & Bitter End)
08/29 Toronto, ON – The Rockpile (feat. Power Trip & Bitter End)
08/30 Montreal, QC – Les Foufounes Electriques (feat. Power Trip)
08/31 Amityville, NY – Revolution Bar

Terror To Drop Off “The Life & Death Tour”

Terror have dropped off “The Life & Death Tour, with Bane, Turnstile, Backtrack, Forced Order and Heavy Chains. The band made this decision, so they can allow Scott Vogel to fully recover from his recent back injury.

The band issued the following statement:

The European tour is going great, thanks to everyone over here for making things so smooth without Scott. His back therapy is well and he will be back to full strength soon.

We have decided that it is best to not rush his recovery or force more shows until Scott has returned. After much deliberating, we are pulling Terror off the Life & Death tour. This is a real bum out for us as we were really looking forward to this one. The line up is amazing, please make sure you still come out to those shows and support that tour.

Also, you can expect us to put together a tour for the end of the year when the new record is out to make up for this one.

Terror

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