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Cast Aside

Formed: 2002
From: Richmond, VA, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Cast Aside News

Below is our complete Cast Aside 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.

Cast Aside Calls It Quits

Virginia hardcore band Cast Aside has broken up. Formed in 2002, the group has released material with Deathwish Inc. and Malfunction Records. Here's an official statement:

"It's been a great run. Cast Aside is no more. Thanks to everyone who supported us in any way. but most of all thanks to Tru, Linas, Tre and Jake, Malfunction/Deathwish, Inc. for all their support and helping make Cast Aside what it was.

"We never imagined that we would have gone as far as we did. We had a great time, met a lot of great people along the way and played some great shows. Thanks to all the people who put us up (Kim L.A., Pete M.), fed us, or helped us out in any way. Big thanks to Legan, Adam and Rashod. And thanks to Joe Hardcore for hooking us up this year at This is Hardcore Fest.

"Again, thank you to everyone for your support!"

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This Is Hardcore Fest Approaching

This Is Hardcore Fest will take place August 17-19 in Philadelphia, PA at the Starlight Ballroom. Both weekend and one-day passes are available. Additional information can be found here. Here's the line-up:

Agnostic Front
All Out War
Bitter End
Blood Stands Still
Brain Dead
Cast Aside
Cheap Tragedies
Crazy Eddie
Cold World
Colin Of Arabia
Crime In Stereo
Death Before Dishonor
Fight Like Hell
Hard Response
Have Heart
Iron Age
Know The Score
Lighten Up!
Modern Eyes
My Turn To Win
Paint It Black
Pulling Teeth
Reign Supreme
Righteous Jams
Rise And Fall
Said Radio
Shattered Realm
Steel Nation
Strength For A Reason
Swamp Thing
The Mongoloids
Trash Talk
Triple Threat
Wisdom In Chains

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Deathwish Merges With Malfuntion Records

Deathwish Inc. has officially merged with hardcore/punk label Malfunction Records.

Formed in 1999, Malfunction has released music from artists including Internal Affairs, Ceremony, Cast Aside, Count Me Out, Bitter End, The Hope Conspiracy, Meltdown, XO Skeletons, Piece By Piece, and Give Up The Ghost.

According to Deathwish, "Together, Deathwish and Malfunction are now one label family. Effective immediately, Deathwish will take over day to day operations of the label. We will continue to operate Malfunction with the same love and dedication that Linas and Tru gave to the label since its inception. As importantly, we show all Malfunction affiliated artists the same dedication and support that we provide to all things Deathwish."

Look for new releases from Bitter End, Trash Talk, and Reign Supreme beginning Fall 2007.

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Cast Aside Lose Drummer

Drummer Rashod Jackson has reportedly quit Cast Aside to focus on "other projects," including Bracewar. The departure was amicable.

Cast Aside was slated for a European tour with 100 Demons, which was subsequently cancelled when then-100 Demons vocalist Pete Morcey left the band.

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100 Demons Part With Singer, Cancel Tour

100 Demons have been forced to cancel their upcoming European tour with Cast Aside due to the departure of vocalist Pete Morcey. The split was amicable and the result of a "variety of personal and professional differences." Original 100 Demons vocalist Bruce Lepage, who sang on the band's "In The Eyes Of The Lord" release, has subsequently rejoined the band. The group will now focus on writing a new album, which should be available later this year via Deathwish Inc.

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100 Demons and Cast Aside Euro Tour Dates

100 Demons and Cast Aside will tour Europe together in April. Here are the tour dates:

4/1 Germany Essen @ Turock
4/2 UK Bournemouth @ The Opera House
4/3 UK London @ Underworld
4/4 UK Manchester @ Star and Garter
4/5 UK Leeds @ Fenton
4/8 Switzerland Will Remise @ Dance Of Days Fest
4/9 Germany Berchtesgarden @ Kuckucksnest
4/11 Germany Saarbrucken @ Garage
4/14 Sweden A–rebro @ Folkets Hus
4/15 Finland Helsinki @ Nosturi Holy Brutality Festival
4/21 Germany Leisnig @ AJZ
4/22 Austria Vienna @ Arena
4/23 Slovenia Ljublijana @ Orto Bar
4/24 Germany Munchen @ Backstage
4/28 Spain La Roca del Valles @ HFMN Crew & Karate Punk HC Fest
4/29 France Paris @ Batofar

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100 Demons Cancel Tour with Cast Aside

100 Demons have reportedly cancelled most of their upcoming tour with Cast Aside, which was to kick off on Wednesday. The following statement has been issued:

"Due to some personal circumstances, 100 Demons is no longer touring. So, unfortunately the entire tour has been canceled until the last few dates. I apologize on behalf of the band for any inconvenience this causes. This happened literally a few hours ago so this is the first chance I have to inform everyone."

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Cast Aside Working on New Album

Virginia's Cast Aside are currently hard at work on their next Deathwish Inc. release. The band was recently at Spindrift Digital Recording with Mike Livingston (of 100 Demons) demoing a new track called "Hell On Earth," which features guest vocals from 100 Demons vocalist Pete Morcey. The track can be downloaded here. Cast Aside's new album is tentatively titled "Seeing Is Believing" and will hit streets in early-2006.

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Blacklisted, Cast Aside, and Down To Nothing Tour

Blacklisted, Cast Aside, and Down To Nothing will be touring together extenstively in August and September. Here's the schedule:

7/29-7/31 Wilkes-Barre, PA @ Posi Numbers
8/1 Syracuse NY @ Westcott Community Center
8/2 Long Island NY @ TBA
8/3 Haverhill MA @ New Direction
8/4 Bucksport ME @ The Kave
8/5 Quebec City QC @ Salle de Bienville
8/6 Montreal QC @ Acceuil Linco
8/7 Ottawa ON @ Club Saw
8/8 Toronto ON @ Sneaky Dee's
8/9 Detroit MI @ TBA
8/10 Cleveland OH @ 868 VFW Hall
8/11 Evansville IN @ Club 1123
8/12 Chicago IL @ TBA
8/13 St. Louis MO @ American Czech Club
8/14 Memphis TN @ Hi-Tone Cafe
8/15 Tulsa OK @ The Pinkeye
8/16 Kansas City MO @ TBA
8/17 Omaha NE @ American Legion
8/18 Minneapolis MN @ TBA (no Blacklisted)
8/19 Trenton NJ @ The Sovereign Bank Arena - Hellfest (Blacklisted only)
8/19 Winnepeg MB @ TBA (no Blacklisted)
8/20 Trenton NJ @ The Sovereign Bank Arena - Hellfest (Blacklisted only)
8/20 Fargo ND @ TBA (no Blacklisted)
8/21 Trenton NJ @ The Sovereign Bank Arena - Hellfest (Blacklisted only)
8/22 Denver CO @ Sox Place (no Blacklisted)
8/23 Boise ID @ TBA (no Blacklisted)
8/24 Olympia WA @ Manium Warehouse
8/25 Vancouver BC @ TBA
8/26 Seattle WA @ TBA
8/27 Portland OR @ TBA
8/28 Berkeley CA @ Gilman
8/29 Redding CA @ TBA
8/31 Santa Cruz CA @ 418 Project
9/1 North Hollywood CA @ Studio S
9/2 Anaheim CA @ TBA
9/3 San Diego CA @ Che Cafe
9/4 Los Angeles CA @ the Knitting Factory (matinee)
9/4 Cathedral City CA @ Palm Springs Elks Lodge
9/6 Albuquerque NM @ Omniroots
9/7 Dallas TX @ TBA
9/8 Austin TX @ Emo's
9/9 Laredo TX @ Homerun Derby
9/10 Houston TX @ Mary Jane's
9/11 Shreveport LS @ Sound Stage
9/12 Birmingham AL @ TBA
9/13 Nashville TN @ TBA
9/14 Atlanta GA @ TBA
9/15 Orlando FL @ Island Oasis
9/16 West Palm Beach FL @ TBA
9/17 Tampa FL @ 688 Skatepark
9/18 Daytona Beach FL @ Nicely's Tavern
9/19 Augusta GA @ Sector 7G
9/20 Columbia SC @ The Art Garage
9/21 Charlotte NC @ The Milestone
9/22 Baltimore MD @ TBA
9/23 Harrisburg PA @ Championship Records
9/24 Richmond VA @ Alley Katz

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100 Demons West Coast Tour

100 Demons, Donnybrook, and Cast Aside will be touring the West Coast together in November. Here are the dates:

11/6 Corona CA @ Showcase Theatre w/ Life Or Death
11/7 Hollywood CA @ Studio S w/ The Warriors, Make Move
11/8 South Gate CA @ The Allen Theatre
11/9 Long Beach CA @ Koo?s Caf?
11/10 Bakersfield CA @ Murder City
11/11 Santa Cruz CA @ TBA
11/12 San Francisco CA @ TBA
11/13 Petaluma CA @ The Phoenix Theatre
11/14 Portland OR @ Solid State
11/15 Seattle WA @ Studio 7
11/16 Boise ID @ The Venue
11/17 Salt Lake City UT @ The Lo Fi Caf?
11/18 Las Vegas NV @ The Roadside Casino
11/19 San Diego CA @ Ground Zero
11/20 Tijuana, Mexico @ The Box

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