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Toothgrinder

From: NJ, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Toothgrinder News

Below is our complete Toothgrinder 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.

The Contortionist Announces Tour With Revocation

The Contortionist has announced a heavy hitting headline run with Revocation, Fallujah, and Toothgrinder in support.

Dates will start on February 7th in the band's hometown of Indianapolis and wrap up in Newport, KY on February 28th after covering much of the eastern half of the U.S.

"We're excited to hit the road with all these amazing bands and play a ton of epic shows," says vocalist Mike Lessard. "We couldn't think of a better way to start our 2015!" More...

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Toothgrinder Posts New Video Clip

Today, November 4th, is a big day for the New Jersey noisemakers in Toothgrinder. The band, freshly signed to Spinefarm Records, premieres a brand new video for "The Hour Angle" and releases label debut "Schizophrenic Jubilee." Check out "The Hour Angle" below, courtesy of Metal Sucks.

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Toothgrinder Signs With Spinefarm

Spinefarm Records is thrilled to announce the signing of New Jersey quintet Toothgrinder. The band will release its label debut in the form of the "Schizophrenic Jubilee" EP, which was produced, mixed, and mastered by Taylor Larson (Periphery, Darkest Hour).

The release date is set for November 4th. For a taste of what's to come check out "The Hour Angle" below. Additionally, Toothgrinder is on tour with Periphery, The Contortionist and Intervals through October. Spinefarm Records also had this to say:

"Toothgrinder will continue to push heavy metal into the future with unusual song structures, torrents of riffs and scaled-the-bowels-of-hell vocal attack. But it's not all metallic fists and fury; the band's music is smartly crafted and it is sonically provocative. In fact, their music sounds like the result of spending too many Friday nights in July in bottlenecked, bumper-to-bumper traffic on the Garden State Parkway. You've got to let that frustration out somehow and it's as though Toothgrinder took their frustration out on their instruments."

Toothgrinder vocalist Justin Matthews said, "Toothgrinder were birthed from a brotherhood of musicians who wanted nothing more than to create aggressive energy and deviate from the status quo. The bond that five best friends initiated through childhood will forever last a lifetime. Through blood, sweat and tears, our family has taken on an endeavor that was never thought possible. Our perseverance and tenacity would not be shown to the world without our good friends in Outerloop and Spinefarm. We could not be happier." More...

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Toothgrinder Releases Tour Footage

New Jersey's Toothgrinder has released a a visual retrospective of the band's West Coastin' Tour 2013, which can be seen below.

For more from Toothgrinder, check out the group's previously posted ddrum video for "Vibration/Colour/Frequency" at this location.

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Toothgrinder Releases New Drum Video

Toothgrinder has posted a drum video online for the (just shy of) 18 minute track "Vibration/Colour/Frequency," which can be viewed below.

Toothgrinder was created in 2010 by a group of local young kids wanting to hit the music scene with something heavier, broader, and more inventive than had been previously done by each musician in the past. Toothgrinder resides in Asbury Park, NJ and has previously won Best Heavy Rock Band (2010, 2011) and Best Drummer (2011) by the Asbury Park Music Awards.

On July 22nd, 2011 Toothgrinder released its first official EP "Turning of the Tides," recorded at The Hang Zone, engineered and produced by Paul Ritchie, and mastered by Roger Quinn.

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