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Brutal Truth

Formed: 1990
From: New York, NY, United States
Last Known Status: Regrouped

Latest Brutal Truth News

Below is our complete Brutal Truth 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.

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Brutal Truth And Pig Destroyer Announce NYC Show

Relapse Records has issued the following statement about an upcoming New York show with Brutal Truth, Pig Destroyer, and Repulsion:

"Three legendary metal bands, Brutal Truth, Pig Destroyer and Repulsion, will team up for the inaugural Blackened Music Series show to be held Friday, July 31st in Brooklyn, NY. This event will also serve as a release party for the forthcoming book, Precious Metal: Decibel Presents the Stories Behind 25 Extreme Metal Masterpieces that will see a July 15th release via De Capo Press.

"To celebrate their first-ever New York show and the inclusion of their legendary album Horrified in Precious Metal, Repulsion will be performing the influential release in its entirety."

The full details are as follows:

Friday, July 31st 2009
Brooklyn Masonic Temple – 317 Clermont Ave., Brooklyn, NY
Show starts @ 8:00 pm EST (doors at 7:30 pm)
Tickets: $25.00

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Obscura Drops Off "Relapse Contamination Tour"

Due to illness, death metallers, OBSCURA, have been forced to cancel the remaining dates of their North American tour. The Relapse Contamination Tour will continue on through May 10, with Relapse labelmates GRAVES OF VALOR and appearances on select dates from BRUTAL TRUTH and HERO DESTROYED. More...

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Complete Auditory Assault Festival Lineup Revealed

More bands have been announced for the two-day Auditory Assault Festival, which will take place on May 16 and 17, 2009 at Club Europa in Brooklyn, NY. Here's the latest lineup

Saturday, May 16th:
DEAD INFECTION (Poland)
SKINLESS (New York)
LETHAL AGGRESSION (New Jersey)
GADGET (Sweden)
SAYYADINA (Sweden)
SPLITTER (Sweden)
DEFEATIST (New York)
MAN WILL DESTROY HIMSELF (North Carolina)
THE COMMUNION (New York)

Sunday, May 17th:
BRUTAL TRUTH (New York)
ROTTEN SOUND (Finland)
MISERY INDEX (Maryland)
TOTAL FUCKING DESTRUCTION (Pennsylvania)
CROWPATH (Sweden)
SULACO (New York)
PIGSTY (Czech Republic)
KILL THE CLIENT (Texas)
JIG-AI (Czech Republic)
MARUTA (Florida)
CHAINSAW TO THE FACE (New Jersey)
COPREMESIS (New York)

You can buy tickets here and get more information on the festival here.

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Brutal Truth Steaming New Album Online

Reunited extreme metal legends Brutal Truth are currently steaming their brand new studio album, "Evolution Through Revolution" online. You can check it out by heading to www.evolutionthroughrevolution.info. The album is the first release of new material from Brutal Truth in ten years and will be released on April 14th in North America with a European release date of April 20th set (British fans will have to wait until May 4th to buy it in stores.)

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Brutal Truth Announces North American Tour Dates

New York City metal band, BRUTAL TRUTH, has announced a number of North American tour dates in support of their forthcoming full-length "Evolution Through Revolution." BRUTAL TRUTH has also posted a second preview track, "Sugar Daddy," taken from the album "Evolution Through Revolution," on their MySpace page, along with the album's title track, "Evolution Through Revolution." BRUTAL TRUTH's new album will see an April 14th North American release date (April 20th internationally). More...

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Crematorium Announces West Coast Tour Dates

Long running death metal / hardcore stalwarts CREMATORIUM have just confirmed a handful of west coast dates. The shows include dates with BRUTAL TRUTH, as well as GOATWHORE and an appearance at the Los Angeles Murderfest. Here are the tour dates:

4/4 The Sets - Tempe, AZ w/ BRUTAL TRUTH
4/5 Jumping Turtle - San Marcos, CA w/ BRUTAL TRUTH
4/6 TBA – CA w/ BRUTAL TRUTH
4/8 Knitting Factory - Hollywood, CA w/ GOATWHORE
4/9 Knitting Factory - Hollywood, CA (LA Murderfest 5.0)

CREMATORIUM is currently writing and demoing new material for an album that should surface around the end of the year. Vocalist Daniel Dismal had this to say about the shows and the new material: More...

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Final Band Line Up Announced For Auditory Assault

The 2009 Auditory Assault Festival will take place on May 16th and 17th at Europa in Brooklyn, NY. The confirmed line up for the festival will be as follows:

Saturday, May 16th

Dead Infection
Lethal Aggression
Gadget
Sayyadina
Splitter
Entrails Massacre
Defeatist
Man Will Destroy Himself
Chainsaw to the Face

Sunday, May 17th

Brutal Truth
Rotten Sound
Misery Index
Total Fucking Destruction
Crowpath
Sulaco
Pigsty
Kill the Client
Jig-Ai
Maruta
Copremesis

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Brutal Truth Announces North American Tour Dates

American metal group Brutal Truth will be heading out on a headlining run of North America shortly in support of their new forthcoming studio album, "Evolution Through Revolution."

The bands tour schedule is now as follows:

April 4 - Tempe, AZ - The Sets (with CREMATORIUM)
April 5 - San Marcos, CA - The Jumping Turtle (with Crematorium)
April 7 - Los Angeles, CA - The Knitting Factory (Free show with Lair Of The Minotaur, RSVP here)
April 8 - San Francisco, CA - The DNA Lounge (with IMPALED)
April 23 - Buffalo, NY - Mohawk Place
April 24 - Toronto, ON - Wreck Room
April 25 - Pittsburg, PA - 31st St Pub
April 26 - Cleveland, OH - Peabody's
May 1 - Montreal, QC - Underworld
May 2 - Quebec City, QC - L'Anti
May 3 - Ottawa, ON - Maverick's
May 7 - Syracuse, NY - The Lost Horizon (as part of the Relapse Records Contamination Tour)
May 9 - Allentown, PA - The Sterling Hotel (as part of the Relapse Records Contamination Tour)
May 11 - Danbury, CT - Bill Baloney's (as part of the Relapse Records Contamination Tour)
May 17 - Brooklyn, NY - Europa (as part of the Auditory Assault Festival)
May 23 - Baltimore, MD - Sonar (as part of the Maryland Deathfest)
May 30 - Tilburg, Netherlands - 013 (as part of Neurotic Deathfest)
June 21 - Clisson, France - Hellfest

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Brutal Truth Posts New Song "Sugar Daddy" Online

Brutal Truth has posted a second preview track, “Sugar Daddy," from their forthcoming full length album "Evolution Through Revolution." The song can be heard on the band’s MySpace page along with the album’s title track “Evolution Through Revolution”. The album will see an April 14th North American release date (April 20th internationally).

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Brutal Truth Posts New Song Online

New York metal legends Brutal Truth has posted the title track from their forthcoming new studio album, "Evolution Through Revolution" online. You can check it out by heading to the bands official Myspace page. The album will be released on April 14th in North America with an international release date of April 20th set too.

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Bands Confirmed For 2009 Auditory Assault Festival

The official 2009 Auditory Assault Festival website has been updated with the following information:

"Auditory Assault will take place at Club Europa located in Greenpoint Brooklyn, NY. 98 Meserole Ave

"Our original intention was to have the fest take place in Manhattan, but we discovered that most clubs don't like any outside promoters and are asking for way too much of a rental fee. To put it plainly, most clubs wanted so much that even if their venue was filled to capacity we wouldn't have enough money to pay the bands based on our desire to keep the ticket price reasonable. Europa is not an extremely big venue, so it's recommended that you get an advance ticket when they go on sale before the end of February

Here is a full list of bands confirmed for Auditory Assault:

Brutal Truth (New York)
Gadget (Sweden)
Misery Index(Maryland)
Sayyadina (Sweden)
Pigsty (Czech Republic)
Total Fucking Destruction(Pennsylvania)
Crowpath(Sweden)
Entrails Massacre(Germany)
Jig-Ai (Czech Republic)
Kill The Client (Texas)
Defeatist (New York)
Maruta(Florida)
Copremesis (New York)

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Peacemaker and Iron Molar to Release Split CD

Fucking Clinica, the most brutal label of the new Italian extreme noise scene, has released all new studio recordings by Peacemaker and Iron Molar together as a full length split cd. The CD comes with an eight page booklet, special packaging, and three stickers, and is limited to 300 copies. Peacemaker's cover of "I Not Pose" by Japanese noisemonger Boss Poppinski features guest vocals by legendary Philadelphia rapper Dirty Dave.

Peacemaker is a transformational harsh noise project founded by Richard Hoak, drummer of grindcore primitives Brutal Truth and Total Fucking Destruction.

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Brutal Truth Completes New Album

Brutal Truth has finished work on their first full length album in ten years, "Evolution Through Revolution." The album was recorded at Watchmen Studios in Lockport, New York and will be released on April 14th in North America via Relapse Records. An international release date of April 30th has also been set.

Bass player Danny Lilker says: "Brutal Truth has worked our asses off to write and arrange some of the sickest, most inhuman grindcore ever created. With Jason PC from Blood Duster handling the mix we’re positive that the music and production on Evolution Through Revolution will satisfy the cravings of the sickest bastards out there. Enjoy!"

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Maryland Deathfest Announces 2 Replacement Bands

Maryland Deathfest has announced Cephalic Carnage and Cattle Decapitation as replacements for Enslaved, Keep of Kalessin, and Swallow The Sun, whose North American tour together was scrapped. One more band will be announced before January 1st.

Maryland Deathfest VII will take place on May 22-24, 2009, at Sonar, Baltimore, MD. Tickets are currently on sale.

Here is a curre?nt list of confirmed bands for the Maryland Deathfest 2009: More...

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Winters In Osaka Announces New Album Details

Chicago-based noise machines, WINTERS IN OSAKA, have completed work on their next full-length. The record, "Molded to Crawl," was recorded over a six-months, which allowed the trio to complete several tours (including a Canadian run with THE ENDLESS BLOCKADE and a Southwestern jaunt with fellow noisenik MYKEL BOYD) and record several other collaborative releases (including one with Spanish goregrind legends MACHETAZO) during that time.

Mixed and mastered by studio member Greg Ratajczak, Molded to Crawl promises to deliver even more of the frightening brilliance found on past WINTERS IN OSAKA records. The album features appearances by: Rich Hoak (BRUTAL TRUTH, TOTAL FUCKING DESTRUCTION), Topon Das (FUCK THE FACTS), DEATH AGONIES (aka THE ENDLESS BLOCKADE), Chris Dodge (DESPISE YOU, SPAZZ, EAST WEST BLAST TEST), John Hoffman (WEEKEND NACHOS), and Toney Vast Binder (HARPOON, 7000 DYING RATS). More...

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Maryland Deathfest Confirms More Bands

More bands were recently confirmed for Maryland Deathfest VII. Just announced to appear at MDF 2009 are:

Bolt Thrower
Enslaved
Marduk
Absu
Victims
Swallow the Sun
Birdflesh
The Red Chord
Rotten Sound
Keep of Kalessin
Devourment
Trap Them
Catheter
Agenda of Swine
Pretty Little Flower
Complete Failure
Hero Destroyed

Bolt Thrower has released this bit of news regarding their first trip to the USA in 14 years:

"Due to the fact that we are not real festival lovers or great fans of flying, the chances of us ever coming to the States for a one-off show was always very small. But after years of relentless emails from Ryan we've finally given in. It's hard to believe that it's been 14 years since we last played in the US, so we are very happy to announce that we are finally coming back. Bolt Thrower will be playing Maryland Deathfest VII, on May 22-24, 2009, at Sonar, Baltimore, MD."

A few more bands were exected to be included in this announcement, but the organizers are still working on the details. Therefore, another announcement is expected with even more band confirmations in the near future, as they wrap up the booking process for Maryland Deathfest 2009

Tickets will definitely go on sale on Friday, November 7th.

Here is a full list of currently confirmed bands for Maryland Deathfest 2009: More...

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Brutal Truth Posts New Video Online

Reunited extreme metallers Brutal Truth has posted a new music video online for the song, "Blind Leading The Blind." You can check it out below. Brutal Truth are currently in the studio working on a brand new album which is expected to have an early 2009 release and have already written 24 songs for the record. More...

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Brutal Truth To Enter The Studio Next Week

Reunited grindcore legends Brutal Truth will be hitting the studio on October 6th to record a brand new studio album which is expected to be released in early 2009. The band has so far written around twenty four songs for the album and some of the song titles include, "Evolution Through Revolution," "Detached" and "Grind Fidelity."

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Sigh To Embark On Tour, Releases Venom Tribute

Japanese black metal band SIGH's "A Tribute To Venom" was released yesterday via THE END RECORDS. Limited to one pressing, the album is available in three colors in a special collectible packaging that includes a 12" LP etched on side B along with a CD. The six-song tribute to legendary black metal band Venom features the bass work of Dan Lilker (Brutal Truth, Nuclear Assault) and Shane Embury (Napalm Death, Venomous Concept).

"A Tribute To Venom"'s opening track, "Black Metal," is available for download exclusively at Brooklyn Vegan.

The release of "A Tribute To Venom" comes with SIGH's first proper US tour just around the corner. Frontman Mirai Kawashima says, "We've played several times in the US before, but this is our first full US tour and we're really looking forward to it! This is going to be a great opportunity for our fans to see a full SIGH set. We hope to see all the SIGH fans out on tour as this has been a long time coming. We're going to play the songs off Hangman's Hymn and there will be lots of older songs in our set list -- and of course some Venom covers! Come see us or you will regret it forever!"

Here are the SIGH tour dates with UNEXPECT: More...

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Maryland Deathfest VII Lineup Taking Shape

Next spring, Baltimore, MD will play host to Maryland Deathfest VII on May 22nd, 23rd, and 24th at Sonar. The following have been confirmed thus far, with many more to be added until the event:

Pestilence
Mayhem
Atheist
Asphyx
Immolation
Brutal Truth
Abscess
General Surgery
Hail Of Bullets
Today Is The Day
Phobia
Sayyadina
Flesh Parade
Jig-Ai
Antigama
Crowpath
Gnostic
Man Must Die
Entrails Massacre
Triac

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