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Violence EP Launch

ViolenceOriginating from Newcastle in 2008 Violence has been working hard to make a name for themselves in the Newcastle hardcore scene and has just recently been featured in Reverb Street Press. They deliver a full and heavy traditional style of hardcore while maintaining a distinct originality particularly through front man Glen Mountford’s vocal style.

The band have shared the stage with bands such as Dropsaw , Shinto Katana, Confession , Mary Jane Kelly , The Hollow , Mark My Words , The Red Shore , The War, For Today (US), Shadows Chasing Ghosts (UK) and The Storm Picturesque. Violence has also played two fundraising gigs for local roller girls Newcastle Roller Derby League and will continue their support to the league. Violence have also gained national recognition with a recent article in 2020 BMX Magazine.

Violence has recently recruited a new drummer, Shane Dunne, who played his first show with the band in Mid January.

Violence are releasing their debut self titled EP at The Cambridge Hotel on March 20 with special guests Northlane (Sydney), Taken By Force (Newcastle), The Cold Front (Newcastle) and with an appearance from Newcastle Roller Derby League.

The band will also be playing at the Hamilton Station Hotel on Saturday March 6 at 9:30PM with Cannons Mouth and Drown The Armada.

Merchandise from the band is available for purchase from their online store at violencehc.bigcartel.com.

For bookings contact Amber McNeill from Hurricane Heart Media.

Listen to some tracks from Violence and find out more information about the band at their myspace page at myspace.com/violencehc.


Posted on March 4th, 2010 in Events


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