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Below is our complete Golers 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.

Golers Releasing Charity Compilation

The crossover thrash powerhouse known as the Golers have just released a digital compilation in conjunction with Dewar PR. The purpose of the album is to raise funds for Margriet Tan, the wife of Geoff Tan (the original Golers bassist), who was diagnosed with cancer.

The album consists of 11 tracks by some of the best up and coming underground metal acts and includes an exclusive track from the new project from Daniel Jackson of Void Ritual.

All proceeds will go to assisting the Tan family. The compilation is available as a "pay as you want" download with a minimum purchase of $3 USD. Contribute to the charity release and pick up your copy of the album at this location.

The Golers will also be playing a benefit show on April 11th in Vancouver to help raise money for the Tan family. The show will be held at Funky Winkerbeans. More details on the show can be found here. The compilation's track listing is:

1. The Golers - In 'n' Outlaws
2. The Golers - Alcoholics Unanimous
3. Desu - Super X III: Ice Weapon
4. Order of the Dead - 322
5. Twilight Fauna - Old Tears, New Fires
6. Zoxim - Zoxim-Fire
7. Dog Head - Abomination
8. Mad Trapper - Burning Moth
9. Six Of Swords - Separation at the Seams
10. Nocturna - Cast Assured
11. Yeti On Horseback - Psycho More...

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Golers Premieres Punk Metal Tune

Canadian outfit Golers is about to digitally re-release the "In n Outlaws" album on February 6th, 2015. Previously dropping in a limited edition CD run, Golers is now ready to spread the word to a wider audience.

With the re-release on the way, today we're stoked to bring you a track from the album. Check out the punk metal track "Alcoholics Unanimous" in the player below.

Golers came together back '98 with four members of Subversion after that band's demise. Golers has previously released "South Mountain Style" (1999), "2nd Generation" (2004), and "Backwoods Messages" (2009).

"In n Outlaws" was recorded at Mushroom Studios [R.I.P.] with producer/engineer/manager Rob Shallcross (Gene Hoglan, Strapping Young Lad, West Of Hell).

Be sure to also check out the bloody tale Golers shared with us for our weekly look at mosh pit stories. The "In n Outlaws" track listing is as follows: More...

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Golers Re-Releasing "In N Outlaws"

Vancouver's Golers - which recently shared with us a pit story about a razorblade set loose in the mosh pit - is set to digitally re-release the album "In n Outlaws" on February 6th, 2015.

Originally released as a limited edition CD, the band plans to bring the music to an expanded audience via Bandcamp.

Formed in 1998 after the disbanding of Subversion, of which all four members were also part of, Vancouver's Golers has built up momentum over the course of 4 albums and many tours. 1999's "South Mountain Style" ushered in the classic Goler sound combining most, if not all, extreme metal styles with punk and thrash into one cohesive sound.

Next up was 2004's "2nd Generation," which showcased a slightly more polished sound, and with these two albums the band began to gain a following in hometown of Vancouver, BC and surrounding cities.

2009 saw the release of 3rd album "Backwoods Messages" which has helped spread the Goler word further. 'In ‘n’ Outlaws' is the first new material from Golers since "Backwoods Messages." The band hit Mushroom Studios [R.I.P.] with producer/engineer/manager Rob Shallcross (Gene Hoglan, Strapping Young Lad, West Of Hell) in 2012-2013 to record the release. More...

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Pit Stories: Razor In The Pit

The pit is where the action is, but sometimes metal heads take things a bit too far with all that energy pumping as front men scream about blood and murder.

There's a million and one Pit Stories out there, and we're on a quest to find them all! This week Charlie Goler from Canadian outfit Golers shares a tale of his introduction to live punk shows, which included a razor making its way into the pit...

One of the most fucked up things I saw happen in the pit was back around 1987 at the first punk rock show that I have ever seen in Halifax, Nova Scotia. SNFU, System Overload and False Security were playing at the Old Carpenter's Hall on Gottingen Street. At that time I was living in New Glasgow which wasn't that far from Halifax so I went up to see the show. I was blown away with the bands and SNFU was just killing it so as a result the pit was completely out of control.

Everyone was slamming and having an awesome time. Unknown to me, some idiot was slashing people in the pit with a razorblade while they were jumping around. After a few songs SNFU caught wind of what was going on because there were several people that were cut up and bleeding.

I remember Chi Pig was freaking out on the mike and screaming that "if anyone can identify this loser they should kick the shit out of him." Unfortunately , the razor blade was found on the floor and no one ever figured out who the asshole was.This was my introduction to punk rock shows.

For info on upcoming Golers activity, head over to the band's Facebook page here, and be sure to check back in next week as we share more Pit Stories from across the metalverse. More...

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Toxic Holocaust Announces More US Tour Dates

TOXIC HOLOCAUST has announced the following US tour dates:

April 6 - Everett , WA - Tony V’s (w/ GOLERS)
April 7 - Bremerton , WA - AFU (w/ GOLERS)
April 8 - Spokane , WA - The Cretin Hop (w/ GOLERS)
April 10 - Oakland , CA - The Metro (w/ BONDED BY BLOOD, FUELED BY FIRE, NIHILIST)
April 12 - San Diego , CA - Radio Room (FREE Show w/ GOLERS)
April 13 - Boyle Heights , CA - The Blvd. (w/ GOLERS)
April 14 - Sacramento , CA - On The Y (w/ GOLERS)
April 21 - West Chester , PA - The Note (w/ MUNICIPAL WASTE, BLACK ANVIL)
April 22 - Brooklyn , NY - Knitting Factory (w/ MUNICIPAL WASTE, ATTAKE)
April 23 - Asbury Park , NJ - Asbury Lanes (w/ MUNICIPAL WASTE, BLACK ANVIL)
April 25 - Washington , DC - Rock N Roll Hotel (w/ MUNICIPAL WASTE, BLACK ANVIL)

w/ MUNICIPAL WASTE, WARBRINGER:

May 12 - Osaka , Japan - Club Quattro
May 13 - Nagoya , Japan - Club Quattro
May 14 - Tokyo , Japan - Club Quattro
May 27 - Austin , TX - Red 7 (as part of Chaos In Tejas)

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Zimmer's Hole Plays The Underground in Calgary, AB

Zimmer’s Hole descended into The Underground in Calgary, AB. on Sept. 29 for a high-octane onslaught of comedic thrash. Those who arrived early enough were in for a treat when local act Kilyakai got things started around 9:30. More...

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