"some music was meant to stay underground..."


Formed: 1986
From: Long Island, NY, United States
Last Known Status: Unknown

Latest Coldsteel News

Below is our complete Coldsteel 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.

Coldsteel Posts New Video

"Recession! Depression! Inflation! Taxation!" And you're going to sit idly by and hope someone else does something about it? Coldsteel says "Hell No!" in the new video for the title track from this year's thrashing return "America Idle." The video was filmed on location at President Grant's Tomb in Harlem, NYC. Directed by Patrick Kendall, the video for "America Idle" is posted below.

In other news, Coldsteel has been confirmed as direct support for the mighty Helloween on its North American Hellish Rock tour in the fall. Confirmed dates are as follows:

Sep. 24 - New York, NY - Stage 48
Sep. 25 - Montreal, QUE - Club Soda
Sep. 26 - Quebec City, QUE - Theater Imperial
Sep. 28 - Toronto, OT - The Opera House
Sep. 29 - Columbus, OH - Newport Music Hall
Sep. 30 - Joliet, IL - Mojoes
Oct. 02 - Engelwood, CO - Gothic Theater
Oct. 03 - Salt Lake City, UT - In the Venue
Oct. 05 - Seattle, WA - El Corazon
Oct. 07 - Anaheim, CA - The Grove

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Coldsteel Streaming Entire EP

After 20 years of silence, reactivated NYC underground thrashers Coldsteel have returned with the release of "America Idle," out today via Stormspell Records. The five-song EP is an aggressive display of muscular trash metal flavored with engaging melodies and pit-enticing riffs that sees this veteran act roaring their way into today's metal scene. Besides the digital download, the CD version and 12" Vinyl LP (Limited to 1,000 units) will be available through Stormspell Records, CD Baby and the band's website. A 12" Vinyl Picture Disc (Limited to 200 units) will also be available exclusively through the Coldsteel website as well.

RockNReelReviews.com is now streaming America Idle in full on its website, or below in the player. The site recently conducted an interview with COLDSTEEL vocalist Troy Norr, which can be read at this location. Besides its record release party on February 23rd at Duff's Brooklyn, Coldsteel will be hitting the stage in support of U.D.O. on April 9th at Revolution & Bar Music Hall in Amityville, NY.

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Coldsteel Breaks 20 Year Hiatus, Announces New EP

New York metal act Coldsteel will issue its first release in 21 years - the EP "America Idle" - on February 20, 2013 via Stormspell Records, marking the bands third overall release and first since the 1992 EP "Breaking the Fall."

"America Idle" expresses the current societal anxiety and proclaims an anthem to rouse the unbreakable spirit of America. The title track, heard below, will be released as a digital download on January 20th.

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