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.
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
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).
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.
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)
Pigsty (Czech Republic)
Total Fucking Destruction(Pennsylvania)
Jig-Ai (Czech Republic)
Kill The Client (Texas)
Defeatist (New York)
Copremesis (New York)
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.
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!"
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...
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...
More bands were recently confirmed for Maryland Deathfest VII. Just announced to appear at MDF 2009 are:
Swallow the Sun
The Red Chord
Keep of Kalessin
Agenda of Swine
Pretty Little Flower
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...
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...
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."
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).
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...
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:
Hail Of Bullets
Today Is The Day
Man Must Die
Brutal Truth kicked off a brief European tour last week, starting with the Hole In The Sky festival. Here are the upcoming tour dates:
08/31 Nottingham, UK @ Rock City
09/01 Bristol, UK @ The Croft
09/02 London, UK @ Underworld
09/03 Helsinki, Finland @ Nosturi
09/04 Meran, Italy @ Jungle
09/05 Pinarella, Italy @ Rock Planet
09/06 Rome, Italy @ Ralalockness
09/07 Cremona, Italy @ CSA Dordoni
Swedish cult Metallers TYRANT are set to appear at the upcoming annual Hole In The Sky Festival happening from August 27th - 30th, 2008 in Bergen, Norway.
Here's the itinerary:
Wednesday 27/8 - Skinned Alive @ Garage
Thursday 28/8 - Metal Command @ Garage
3 Inches of Blood
Dead to This World
MACABRE have lined up the following upcoming shows:
August 13 - Columbus, OH @ High 5
August 14 - Cincinnati, OH @ Dirty Jacks
August 15 - Parma, OH@ Jigsaw Saloon
August 16 - Long Branch, NJ @ Brighton Bar
August 17 - New York, NY @ Rebel w/ Brutal Truth, Devourment
October 4 - Dallas, TX @ Fear Jam at Fear Fest
Texas-based brutal death metallers DEVOURMENT have lined up the following East Coast shows for next month with MALIGNANCY:
August 16 - Fall River, MA @ PAL of Fall River
August 17 - New York, NY @ Rebel w/ Brutal Truth, Macabre
SIGH, who will embark on their first-ever North American headlining tour this September, has posted an update on their tour dates and what fans can expect from their live performance.
Frontman MIRAI KAWASHIMA says, "We've played several times in the U.S. before, but this is our first full U.S. 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. As you know, we're are going out on the road with two great bands: ZIMMERS HOLE and UNEXPECT. I'm a fan of both bands and excited to share the stage with them. Be sure to check out all the tour dates online as there have been a few changes and additions. 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!"
In other news, SIGH's upcoming six-song tribute to legendary black metal band VENOM, titled "Sigh's Tribute to Venom," will feature the bass work of Dan Lilker (BRUTAL TRUTH, NUCLEAR ASSAULT) and Shane Embury (NAPALM DEATH, VENOMOUS CONCEPT)
Here is the "Sigh's Tribute to Venom" tracklisting:
The new album is scheduled for release this fall on THE END RECORDS to coincide with SIGH's headlining tour of North America with ZIMMERS HOLE and UNEXPECT. The tour dates are as follows: More...
New York grinders, BRUTAL TRUTH, have issued the following update on their MySpace page:
"Brutal Truth has not played in New York City since 1998!!! We haven't played on the Eas"t Coast since Maryland Deathfest 2007; We have an awesome Midwest show at the amazing Central Illinois Fest coming in July. We've been hearing from the east coast an nyc grinders that things are still not fast enough, still not loud enough: so we are totally psyched to be able to announce Brutal Truth's Grind Over East Coast mini-tour!!!"
Bassist Danny Lilker states, "Brutal Truth is painfully aware of the fact that we haven't played out much here in the States and Canada. Everything changes in August when our mini-tour starts grinding through Philly, Rochester, Toronto and NYC! We're gonna grind the FUCK out of these cities, so come on out and witness the attack."
Singer Kevin Sharp comments, "We are looking forward to coming home to New York City... a time to grind..." More...
In the tradition of the legendary "Cry Now, Cry Later" compilations of the 90's, PIG DESTROYER / AGORAPHOBIC NOSEBLEED's Scott Hull has brought together some of the very best of today's underground grindcore, hardcore, and power violence bands making up volume one of "This Comp Kills Fascists."
The complete listing of bands included is: AGENTS OF SATAN, A.S.R.A, BRUTAL TRUTH, CHAINSAW TO THE FACE, INSECT WARFARE, KILL THE CLIENT, MAGRUDERGRIND, MAN WILL DESTROY HIMSELF, SHITSTORM, SPOONFUL OF VICODIN, TOTAL FUCKING DESTRUCTION, WASTEOID, and WEEKEND NACHOS.
A number of participants on the "This Comp Kills Fascists" compilation have posted audio previews of their new and exclusive tracks that will appear on the disc. MAGRUDERGRIND has posted "Burden," MARUTA "Chemical Tomb," A.S.R.A. "Pig Squealer," CHAINSAW TO THE FACE "Hating Life," WASTEOID "Bangover," TOTAL FUCKING DESTRUCTION "a href="http://www.myspace.com/totalfuckingdestruction">Human Is The Bastard," and SHITSTORM "Brainwashed." And BRUTAL TRUTH, who's contribution is the first new material from the band in almost ten years, has posted the brand new track "Turmoil."
Additionally, the compilation's artwork has been unveiled at the comp's MySpace page.
"This Comp Kills Fascists" will see its North American release on July 8th, July 14th internationally with pre-orders being accepted now.