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Stretch Arm Strong

Formed: 1992
From: Columbia, SC, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Stretch Arm Strong News

Below is our complete Stretch Arm Strong 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.

Yakuza Extend Touring Plans

YAKUZA has extended touring plans into December with a string of dates playing alongside the like-minded Intronaut. Already teaming up with Intronaut for a string of dates with Misery Index and labelmates Burn In Silence, YAKUZA will soldier on for another handful of dates, also meeting up with Stretch Arm Strong and Vivisect along the way.

In other news, YAKUZA frontman Bruce Lamont recently took part in the making of a mix CD for charity. Helping out Chicago's Rock For Kids, proceeds went to the organization. "The organization asks club owners, musicians, writers, artists, etc. to put togther a mix CD and case and they are auctioned off," Lamont recently told ChuckRoaster.com. "This is the 3rd year I have done it. The disc ended up going for $50. Thats pretty cool." Lamont included YAKUZA's "Monkeytail" from the band's critically-lauded ‘Samsara’ record.

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Stretch Arm Strong To Support Story of the Year

Stretch Arm Strong are set to support Story Of The Year for a two week East Coast tour. Here are the tour dates:

12/5 Columbia, SC @ Headliner's Music Hall
12/8 Hartford, CT @ Webster Theater
12/9 Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance
12/10 Rochester, NY @ Water Street
12/11 Huntington, WV @ Hyamp (headlining date, no SotY)
12/12 Winston-Salem, NC @ The Werehouse (headlining date, no SotY)
12/13 Jacksonville, NC @ Planet Rock
12/14 Charlotte, NC @ Tremont Music Hall
12/15 Atlanta, GA @ Roxy Theatre
12/16 Cincinnati, OH @ Bogarts
12/17 Dayton, OH @ Elbo's (headlining date, no SotY)
12/18 Toledo, OH @ Headliner's

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Suicide Machines, Stretch Arm Strong US Tour Dates

Dates have been confirmed for the upcoming Suicide Machines, Stretch Arm Strong, Whole Wheat Bread, and Fordirelifesake tour. The tour dates are as follows:

11/8 Boston, MA @ Axis
11/9 New York, NY @ Tribeca Rock Club
11/10 Harrisburg, PA @ Champion Ship
11/11 Washington, DC @ Nation
11/12 Richmond, VA @ Nanci Raygun
11/13 Columbia, SC @ New Brookland Tavern
11/15 Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
11/16 Gainesville, FL @ Common Grounds
11/17 Jacksonville, FL @ Jack Rabbits
11/18 St. Petersburg, FL @ The State Theater
11/19 West Palm Beach, FL @ Respectable Street
11/20 Orlando, FL @ The Social THE SOCIAL
11/22 Houston, TX @ Meridian
11/23 Austin, TX @ Emo's
11/25 San Antonio, TX @ White Rabbit
11/26 Dallas, TX @ The Galaxy Club
11/27 Oklahoma City, OK @ Green Door
11/29 St. Louis, MO @ Creepy Crawl
11/30 Cincinnati, OH @ Top Cat's
12/1 Erie, PA @ Forward Hall
12/2 Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Small's Theater
12/3 Cleveland, OH @ Peabody's

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Stretch Arm Strong and With Honor UK Tour Dates

Stretch Arm Strong and With Honor will be hitting the UK in early-2006. Here are the tour dates:

1/09 Clwb Ifor Bach - Cardiff
1/10 Ferryboat - Norwich
1/11 Charlotte - Leicester
1/12 Cavern - Exeter
1/13 Furnace - Swindon
1/14 The Soundhaus - Northampton
1/15 Star and Garter - Manchester
1/16 Joseph’s Well - Leeds
1/17 King Tut’s - Glasgow
1/18 Barfly - London
1/19 Rock City - Nottingham
1/20 Pitz Club - Milton Keynes

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Watch Stretch Arm Strong's New Video Online

Stretch Arm Strong are out with the video to their new single 'The Sound Of Names Dropping', from the album 'Free At Last'. You can watch it online at their official website, stretcharmstrong.net.

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Stretch Arm Strong perform with George Clinton

Right after Stretch Arm Strong finished playing songs off their new record, Free At Last, to a packed invite-only pre CMJ party at New York's SCB, a colorful dreadlocked singer made his way up on stage as SAS drummer John Barry laid down some rather out of character beats. Stretch vocalist, Chris McLane, introduced (though really, at this point none was needed) and handed the mic to George Clinton, of Parliament Funkadelic, who immediately went in on some improvisational funk rhymes.

For almost 10 minutes, bass player Jeremy Jeffers and Barry kept up the rhythm, not too surprisingly well, considering they are one of the best combos out there, while guitarists David Sease and JC Lopez traded off on solos whenever Clinton took a break to beam out at the captivated crowd.

"It was our pleasure to be a part of something so great like that. It was the first time we've ever played a CMJ related event and to have that included with someone as influential as George Clinton is mind-boggling. We all had so much fun. It was an honor and a privilege."

You can check out pics at stretcharmstrong.net.

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Stretch Arm Strong Record Release Shows

Stretch Arm Strong have announced a series of record release shows for their upcoming We Put Out Records release, "Free At Last." Here are the dates:

9/14 Montclair, NJ @ Bloomfield Café
9/15 Raleigh, NC @ The Brewery
9/16 Charlotte, NC @ Tremont Music Hall
9/17 Columbia, SC @ Headliners
9/18 Charleston, SC @ Music Farm

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Hellfest 2005 Schedule Released

The entire schedule for Hellfest has finally been released. HELLFEST 2K5 takes place on August 19-21 at the Sovereign Bank Arena in Trenton, New Jersey. Tickets are available at hellfest.com or you can purchase tickets at the Sovereign Bank Arena box office or charge by phone at 1-888-SBA-TIXX or online at sovereignbankarena.com.

The complete schedule follows, including stages, times and bands playing: More...

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More Dates Announced For Haste The Day

More dates have been announced for Haste The Day's run with Still Remains, Stretch Arm Strong and Kane Hodder, here are the latest:

July 26th Seattle, WA - El Corazon
August 03rd Cleveland, OH - Peabody's Downunder
August 06th Philadelphia, PA - Pontiac Grille
August 10th Jacksonville, FL - Thee Imperial
August 16th Houston, TX - Mary Jane's
August 22nd Bucksport, ME - The Kave<

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Stretch Arm Strong Reveal Tracklisting

Stretch Arm Strong are currently in the studio recording their first album for We Put Out Records. Titled "Free At Last," the album's track listing has been announced and is as follows:

To The End
Hearts on Fire
This Time
A Time For Peace
When All Else Fails
The Sound of Names Dropping
Every Last Minute
The Hardest Part
(This May Be In Fact) As Good as it Gets

Look for the effort to hit stores on September 13th.

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Shadows Fall Announces Off-Dates In Slipknot Tour

Shadows Fall have added a few off-dates in the Slipknot tour.

Mar. 17 Spartanburg, SC w/ Stretch Arm Strong
Mar. 21 Jacksonville, FL w/ The Bled
Mar. 24 Birmingham, AL w/ The Bled, Catchfire
Mar. 27Little Rock, AR w/ VORE, Epoch of Light
Apr. 02 Lubbock, TX
Apr. 14 Boise, ID w/ Lamb of God, From Autumn to Ashes, Palehorse

More dates will be added soon.

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Hardcore Against Fur Tour Details

H20, Stretch Arm Strong, and With Honor will be be on the road together in the East and Midwest in mid-January for the "Hardcore Against Fur Tour." Here's the schedule:

1/13 Farmingdale NY @ The Downtown
1/14 Worcester MA @ Palladium Upstairs
1/15 Buffalo NY @ The Icon
1/16 Detroit MI @ Alvin ???s
1/17 Chicago IL @ The Bot tom Lounge
1/18 Minneapolis MN @ Triple Rock Social Club
1/19 Iowa City IA @ Gabes Oasis
1/20 St. Louis MO @ Creepy Crawl
1/21 Cleveland OH @ Agora Ballroom
1/22 Pittsburgh PA @ The World
1/23 Baltimore MD @ Otto Bar

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Underoath Drop Off Remainder Of Tour

Underoath have dropped off the remainder of their headlining tour with Stretch Arm Strong and The Chariot. Here's a statement from the band:

"We're really sorry to announce that the Underoath is not playing the Columbus show tonight and the rest of the headline shows this tour. We feel terrible to do this to all our friends that were expecting to see us, but we must go home to help a friend through a problem. Please still go out to the shows and support the amazing bands we were touring with."

The remaining tour dates will go on as scheduled and Underoath will be back on the road on October 9th, which marks the beginning of their upcoming tour with Coheed and Cambria.

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New Stretch Arm Strong MP3, Tour Dates

Stretch Arm Strong is back from the Warped Tour and relaxing a bit. They posted a brand new demo track entitled "Landslide" to their HXCMP3.com site. Check it out here. Also, be sure to catch them on tour on these dates: More...

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Evergreen Terrace Tour Info, Local Dates

Eulogy Recordings' EVERGREEN TERRACE are currently planning out a number of tours, including a stint down under to Australia.

From January 16 through February 7, the boys plan to take to the road alongside hardcore favorites STRETCH ARM STRONG as well as BELOVED and COMEBACK KID. In March 2004, EVERGREEN TERRACE will join the very few hardcore bands who've made a visit to Australia, spending ten days covering the island continent.

In the meantime, check out the boys on a few regional dates in the coming weeks:

12.17 Augusta, GA @ Hangnail Gallery
12.18 Nashville, TN @ The Muse
12.20 Richmond, VA @ Alley Katz
12.21 Charlotte, NC @ Neighborhood Theatre

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