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Latest Murder Weapon News

Below is our complete Murder Weapon news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.

Bracewar Signs To 1917 Records

Richmond, VA band Bracewar has officially signed with 1917 Records. Featuring ex-members of Murder Weapon, the group has previously released material with Good News Records and Brain Grenade Records. This summer Bracewar will be writing material for a new album. In the interim, you can check out a few of their songs here.

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Murder Weapon To Break Up

Murder Weapon have officially decided to disband. Since forming in 2002, the hardcore group has released material with Martyr Records. The band will play one final show at Alley Katz in Richmond, VA on December 26th. Here's a statement from the group:

"It's true. Murder Weapon has decided to call it quits. We’ve had a great time doing the band, but like they say, all good things must come to an end. There's no 'bad blood' (pardon the pun) between any of the band members. We all are still friends. All of us have a lot of responsibilities (work, school, etc.) outside of Murder Weapon which essentially led to the break up. We regret not touring as much and not getting a chance to record our new material, but that's how it goes."

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Murder Weapon To Record Debut This Fall

Richmond hardcore outfit Murder Weapon will be entering the studio this fall to begin recording their debut full-length. Producing the effort will be Andreas Magnusson (of Scarlet), and the as-of-yet untitled album should hit stores in early-2005 via Martyr Records.

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Martyr Showcase Details

The first Martyr Showcase is just a few weeks away; it will be held at the Hardcore Mecca, CBGB's on July 15th. It's an evening that showcases this current point in time for Martyr, being celebrated by Martyr's friends and family alike. Here's the rundown of the evening:

With Honor
Internal Affairs
Murder Weapon
The Distance
A Suburban Blood Drive

Doors - 6:30 PM
Show Starts - 7:00 PM
Cost - $10

For more info, including MP3s from each band visit: www.martyrshowcase.com.

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