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Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.
From deep inside the pit, Comeback Kid comes out swinging with "Losing Sleep," the latest video from "Die Knowing."
Filmed live in concert all over the world, the full-contact video features studio footage with guest vocalist Poli Correia of Devil In Me, and erupts in your face showing what goes down at a Comeback Kid show.
“This video is a compilation of the last two years of our life and ‘Losing Sleep’ is one of the hardest hitting songs we’ve ever wrote,” says lead vocalist Andrew Neufeld.
On April 18th, Comeoback Kid will be releasing "Rain City Sessions +1," a 10 inch colored vinyl release exclusively for Record Store Day which includes a blistering studio recorded version of Nirvana’s "Territorial Pissings," and six previously unreleased live tracks. More...
Comeback Kid continues to serve up no-nonsense, signature hardcore with the release of “Didn’t Even Mind,” the third video from "Die Knowing." Check it out below.
Lead vocalist Andrew Neufeld explains: "This has got to be one of the most melodic and bright songs Comeback Kid has ever written. We shot the video with our friend Sami Joensuu at a remote location in Finland this past November while passing through on tour. It was a bit of a departure from a lot of our other material and we had fun with it."
Neufeld continues, "We are really pleased to have 'Didn’t Even Mind' out before our tour with Four Year Strong in the next couple weeks across eastern North America." More...
Canadian hardcore outfit Comeback Kid is at it again with the release of a brand new music video for “Wasted Arrows,” a track taken off latest album, "Die Knowing."
Absolute Punk is today hosting the stream of Comeback Kid’s new album "Die Knowing," set for release on Monday, March 3rd. Give it a listen below, and find a listing of the band's upcoming tour dates after the jump.
After releasing a music video for "Should Know Better," Comeback Kid has now posted another track taken from new album "Die Knowing."
Hear the song "Wasted Arrows" below, courtesy of Lambgoat.com. The new album "Die Knowing" is set for release on March 4th, and you can also catch the band touring extensively in support of the release. A full list of upcoming dates is available after the jump.
In addition to the sixteenth installment of their massive annual gala in Massachusetts this April, the promoters of the New England Metal & Hardcore Festival today declare plans of taking over this year's SXSW at the other end of the country with a massive public showcase.
Now locked for Friday, March 14th, the seven-hour New England Metal & Hardcore Festival Takes Over Austin, TX will run from 11am until 6pm at the G Pen Annex at 6th Street and Red River, will be fully open to the public, and will be a free, all-ages event.
The lineup includes a wide range of contemporary hardcore and metal acts including headliners Veil Of Maya and Comeback Kid, in addition to Within The Ruins, Backtrack, Counterparts, Expire, Xibalba, Reflections, Alpha & Omega, Downpresser, To The Wind and Years Since The Storm.
"We are very proud of this lineup," stated MassConcerts head promoter, Scott Lee. "It is defiantly a taste of what NEMHF is all about." More...
Comeback Kid has released a new music video for the "Die Knowing" single "Should Know Better." Check it out below or over at Fuse.tv here.
The new album "Die Knowing" is set for release on March 4th, and you can also catch the band touring extensively in support of the release. A full list of upcoming dates is available after the jump. More...
Comeback Kid today presents new song “Should Know Better,” a single from forthcoming album, "Die Knowing," which is due for release on March 4th.
Listen to “Should Know Better” at Altpress.com here. You can also catch the band live on these dates:
w/ Truth And Its Burden, Reason To Live
Feb 06 – Port Elizabeth, ZA @ Pool City
Feb 07 – Cape Town, ZA @ Mercury Live
w/ Backtrack, Downpresser, Xibalba
Feb 19 – Burnsville, MN @ The Garage
Feb 20 – Chicago, IL @ Beat Kitchen
Feb 21 – Grand Rapids, MI @ Pyramid Scheme
Feb 22 – Pontiac, MI @ Pike Room
Feb 23 – Cleveland, OH @ Agora Theatre
Feb 25 – Cambridge, MA @ The Middle East
Feb 26 – New York, NY @ Santo’s Party House
Feb 27 – Springfield, VA @ Empire
Feb 28 – Reading, PA @ Reverb More...
Comeback Kid has the hardcore world waiting in anticipation for the release of new studio album, "Die Knowing," which will hit stores on March 4th. Of the forthcoming release, front man Andrew Neufeld had this to say:
“The goal with Die Knowing was to really capture the best parts of our live show and put those elements into the album. Lyrically, it’s a reminder to stay hungry while carving your own path, living life to its full potential. This will be the biggest and heaviest sounding Comeback Kid album to date.”
Pre-orders are available at this location, and the track listing is as follows:
1. Die Knowing
2. Lower The Line
3. Wasted Arrows
4. Losing Sleep
5. Should Know Better
6. I Depend, I Control
7. Somewhere In This Miserable…
10. Didn’t Even Mind
11. Full Swing
12. Sink In More...
Victory Records is excited to announce that Comeback Kid will embark on a headlining tour this February and March.
The "Die Knowing" tour pulls its name from the title of the upcoming new studio album from Comeback Kid, which is tentatively scheduled for a March release date. Support on the trek comes from Backtrack, Xibalba, Downpresser, and To The Wind.
2/19 – Burnsville, MN @ The Garage
2/20 – Chicago, IL @ Beat Kitchen
2/21 – Grand Rapids, MI @ The Pyramid Scheme
2/22 – Pontiac, MI @ Pike Room
2/23 – Cleveland, OH @ Agora Theater
2/25 – Boston, MA @ Middle East
2/26 – New York, NY @ Santos Party Haus
2/27 – West Springfield, VA @ Empire
2/28 – Reading, PA @ Reverb
3/01 – Charlotte, NC @ The Casbah
3/02 – Nashville, TN @ Rockettown
3/04 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
3/05 – Tampa, FL @ Epic Problem
3/06 – Orlando, FL @ Backbooth
3/07 – Lake Worth, FL @ Speakeasy
3/08 – Jacksonville, FL @ Atticus Bar
3/09 – Birmingham, AL @ The Forge
3/10 – Tupelo, MS @ Goodtime Charlie
3/12 – McAllen, TX @ Never Say Never Festival
3/14 – Austin, TX @ SXSW (TBA)
3/15 – Houston, TX @ Walters
3/16 – Dallas, TX @ South By So What
3/19 – Phoenix, AZ @ Pub Rock
3/20 – Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
3/21 – Lancaster, CA @ Industry Theater
3/22 – Oakland, CA @ The Metro
3/23 – Ventura, CA @ Rock City Studios
Favour The Brave Agency is pleased to announce that Canadian hardcore punk stalwarts Comeback Kid (Victory Records) will be touring South Africa this coming January 2014.
Comeback Kid will be supported throughout South Africa by Truth and Its Burden and Reason To live. Dates are as follows:
30/01 – Rumours Lounge, Johannesburg
31/01 – Arcade Empire, Pretoria
01/02 – Live-The Venue, Durban
06/02 – Pool City, Port Elizabeth
07/02 – Mercury Live, Cape Town More...
The organizers of the East Coast Tsunami festival have checked in with the following announcement about confirming the lineup:
"The East Coast Tsunami Fest 2013 is coming quickly! The lineup is set, the venue is ready to go, and people are getting excited. Every year we raise the bar a little bit on the lineup, location, vendors, and overall quality of the end user experience, so expect a lot from this year's Tsunami Fest.
"The shows will occur on Friday September 27th, Saturday September 28th and Sunday September 29th, at Reverb in Reading PA.
"The headliners are: Friday - The Bouncing Souls, Street Dogs, Man Overboard, The Menzingers and Saturday - Hatebreed, Terror, Wisdom in Chains, Breakdown, Shadows Fall, Cro Mags, Comeback Kid, Indecision, Acacia Strain and Sunday - E Town Concrete, Knuckledust (London), Strife, Figure Four, One Life Crew, Death Threat, Strength For A Reason, and a ton of other talent. The opening bands and the day by day breakdown can all be found on the lineup page." More...
The NYHC legends in Madball have announced dates for the band's fourth "Rebellion" tour taking place in March 2013. Check out the tour trailer below. The tour also features Terror, Comeback Kid, and Your Demise. Dates are as follows:
14.03. NL Amsterdam - Melkweg
15.03. D Berlin - Astra
16.03. D Hamburg - Markthalle
17.03. D Essen - Weststadthalle
18.03. D Saarbrücken - Garage
19.03. CH Solothurn - Kofmehl
20.03. D München - Backstage
21.03. A Wien - Arena
22.03. PL Krakow - Kwadrat
23.03. D Leipzig - Werk2
24.03. B Diest - Den Amer More...
Sound & Fury fest is less than one month away - taking place July 20th, 21st, and 22nd at the Earl Warren Showgrounds in Santa Barbara, CA. This year's lineup will feature headliners and hardcore powerhouses Bane, Blacklisted, Comeback Kid, Earth Crisis, H2O, Terror, and Touche Amore, along with 50 other acts spanning three days.
The festival was started in 2006 and has boasted bands like Fucked Up, Ceremony, Trash Talk, Have Heart and more as a part of their lineup in past years, making it a premiere hardcore/punk festival in California. Additionally, 2012 marks the third year of Sound & Fury at the Earl Warren Showgrounds, located at 3400 Calle Real in Santa Barbara, CA. Individual day passes are on sale now exclusively through festival presenter No Sleep Records and can be purchased at this location.
The full day lineups are as follows:
Victory Records has posted a new 20 song sampler online for streaming, which can be found below. The label also commented:
"Check out our new 20 song music sampler available now on Soundcloud. It features songs from Emmure, A Day To Remember, God Forbid, first listens to brand new tracks from Dr. Acula, A Hero A Fake and These Hearts plus 14 other Victory artists.
Sound & Fury Festival is back in it's 7th and biggest year yet, taking place at the Earl Warren Showgrounds in Santa Barbara, CA from July 20th through 22nd. The festival is excited to announce additional performers for the 2012 lineup, including Earth Crisis, Harms Way, Ivy League, Sabertooth Zombie, Seahaven, Xibalba, and others.
Some previously announced performers are Bane, Blacklisted, Comeback Kid, H2O, Terror, Touche Amore and many more. Check out the full list of bands playing below and stay tuned for one more exciting lineup announcement coming before the festival.
Ghostfest 2012 completes its monstrous line up with the addition of Your Demise, Bleed From Within, Heart Of A Coward, Demoraliser, Grader, Breaking Point, Crossbreaker, Pay No Respect, Odessa, Villa Rise, Rivers, Empires Fade, Carcer City Steak Number 8, and Red Seas Fire.
They join Emmure, Bury Tomorrow, The Black Dahlia Murder, 24 more bands and 2700 metal fans at Leeds University Students Union on June 30th/July 1st. Tickets cost £35 Weekend / £25 Single day, and are available at this location. The full lineup is as follows: More...
Comeback Kid will be touring in Europe this June, 2012 for a week long run with No Turning Back and Marathonmann on select dates.
Comeback Kid is currently on tour headlining the Symptoms + Cures tour with support from Foundation, Such Gold, and Living With Lions. Check out the remaining dates here. The band will be killing it at Bamboozle in Asbury Park, NJ on May 20th before heading to Europe, and in Belgium Comeback Kid will be playing the Graspop Metal Meeting. The European tour dates are as follows:
6/22 –Wiesbaden (D) Schlacthof
6/23 –Dessel (B) Graspop Fest ***
06/24 –Lyon (D) Ninkasi Kao
6/25 –Pinarella (I) Rockplanet
6/26 –Munchen (D) Feierwerk
6/27 –Lindau (D) Vauderville
6/28 –Tilbert (NL) 013
6/29 –London (UK) Borderline
6/30 –Leeds (UK) Ghost Fest ***
7/01 –Roitzschjorda (D) With Full Force ***
***Comeback Kid Headlining
Ghostfest is back and promises to top last year’s sold-out event with over 40 bands, three stages, even bigger names and an increased capacity to 2700. Taking place on the 30th of June / 1st of July at Leeds University Students' Union, the first headliners have now been announced as Emmure, All Shall Perish, and Comeback Kid.
Frankie Palmeri of Emmure says: "We’re really excited to be a part of GHOSTFEST this year, see ya in the pit."
All Shall Perish added, "Given we couldn’t make last years’ Ghostfest we’re really excited to be coming over to play the festival this year and the line-up looks incredible. Look forward to seeing you all there.”
They’re joined by Boston punks Defeater, tech-metal wizards The Haarp Machine, Ghost Music signings Silent Screams, melodic hardcore outfit Departures, noise-core mob Polar and fast rising Welsh boys Continents. More...
American nu metal veterans Limp Bizkit have been confirmed as the final headliner for this year's edition of Belgiums largest heavy metal festival, Graspop Metal Meeting. Also newly confirmed for the festival are Behemoth, Black Label Society, Godsmack, Slash and All Shall Perish, while the organisers have also announced that Young Guns and Lagwagon have pulled out of the event. Graspop Metal Meeting will take place in Dessel, Belgium from June 22nd - 24th and will feature the following lineup, with more to be announced shortly:
Ozzy Osbourne and friends (Headliner)
Limp Bizkit (Headliner)
Guns N Roses (Headliner)
All Shall Perish
August Burns Red
Black Label Society
Black Veil Brides
Children Of Bodom