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Strength For A Reason

Formed: 1997
From: PA, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Strength For A Reason News

Below is our complete Strength For A Reason 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.

East Coast Tsunami Fest Trailer Available

East Coast Tsunami Fest returns to Reading, PA this coming September 29th & 30th. A teaser trailer for the festival can be viewed below. The following bands will be performing at the East Coast Tsunami Fest:

Biohazard
Cro Mags
Vision of Disorder
One Life Crew
Dri
The Casualties
Strength for a Reason
No Turning Back
Sick of it All
H20
Agnostic Front
MadBall
Animal Haus
Backtrack
Dysphoria More...

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Hatebreed To Headline Stillborn Festival

Connecticut hardcore veterans Hatebreed have announced the dates and support bands for its annual Stillborn Festival. The four dates, all taking place in late December, feature support from Four Years Strong, A Life Once Lost, This Is Hell, Trapped Under Ice, H20, The World We Knew, Thy Will Be Done and Strength For A Reason. The dates, venues and bands are as follows:

December 27 - Syracuse, NY @ Lost Horizon
HATEBREED
A LIFE ONCE LOST
THY WILL BE DONE
THE WORLD WE KNEW
HATE YOUR GUTS

December 28 - Allentown, PA @ Crocodile Rock
HATEBREED
FOUR YEAR STRONG
H2O
TRAPPED UNDER ICE
THIS IS HELL
THY WILL BE DONE
THE WORLD WE KNEW
STRENGTH FOR A REASON

December 29 - Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance
HATEBREED
FOUR YEAR STRONG
A LIFE ONCE LOST
TRAPPED UNDER ICE
FIREWORKS
THIS IS HELL
THY WILL BE DONE
THE WORLD WE KNEW
STRENGTH FOR A REASON

December 30 - Hartford, CT @ Webster Theater
HATEBREED
A LIFE ONCE LOST
THIS IS HELL
THY WILL BE DONE
HATE YOUR GUTS
THE WORLD WE KNEW
STRENGTH FOR A REASON

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Skarhead and Strength For A Reason Shows

Skarhead and Strength For A Reason have announced a few shows together. Here are the latest shows featuring both bands:

Feb 26th - The Chance in Poughkeepsie, NY (more info TBA)
Feb 27th - The Barbary in Philly. Starts at 3PM. w/ Bulldoze, Shattered Realm, Punishment, and Lifeless
March 4th - Dingbats in Clifton, NJ

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Steel Nation Posts New Song, More Tour Dates

Steel Nation recently posted the title track to their upcoming full length CD/LP "Forever Wounded," which will be released on October 13th. The 35 minute effort was recorded at Big Blue Meenie Studios (Madball, SOD, AF, Merauder, etc) in Jersey City, NJ and mastered by Alan Douches at West West Side. "Forever Wounded" also has a couple guest vocal spots courtesy of Alex from Cold World and Karl from Strength for a Reason.

Steel Nation has 31 shows in the U.S. and Canada supporting Death Before Dishonor lined up for this October. The trek will feature stretches of dates with Reign Supreme, Alpha & Omega, and Forfeit in tow. Here are the latest Steel Nation tour dates: More...

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Strength For A Reason Signs To Stillborn Records

Strength For A Reason has officially signed with Stillborn Records for their third and latest release entitled "Burden Of Hope." The album, previously scheduled to be released in the United States on As One records, has since been obtained by Stillborn records, which will now manage the pressing and distribution of the album. "Burden Of Hope," is scheduled to be available late August 2009.

The layout of the US release will feature a different color combination than the European version on Filled With Hate records, which hit the streets June 1st.

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Rhode Island's Built To Last Fest Details Revealed

The Built To Last Fest 2009 will take place on May 8th, 9th, and 10th at Club Hell & Jerky's in Providence, RI. Friday's show begins at 6pm, while Saturday and Sunday begin at 1pm. Tickets are $25 for Friday and Saturday, and $20 for Sunday. A three-day pass is $55. Here's the schedule:

Friday, May 8th
Fear
Meatmen
Mongrel
Mouth Sewn Shut
The Welch Boys
For The Worse
Eddie & The Louvers More...

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New York's 315 In Ruins Fest Details Announced

315 In Ruins Fest will take place on April 19th and 20th at Klub Polski in Syracuse, NY. Doors open at noon and admission is $20 at the door ($15 in advance). Here's the line-up:

April 19th:
Jena Berlin
Ruined In A Day
Spark Is A Diamond
Urgency
Rust Belt Sermon
Forever Falls Through
The Score
Kalibas
Strength For A Reason
The Killing
Dead Radical
Dead Walk The Earth
Bloodbath and Beyond
7:57
Kill The Messenger
Death List Five
Liars and Thieves

April 20th:
For The Love Of...
Trash Talk
The Carrier
Reign Supreme
The Bonus Army
Heavy Hearted
Borrowed Time
Masta Mook
Sinpusher
Heatseeker
Transit
Japanese Kombat Car!
My Beloved Friend
Life Of Crime
Cicada
Honor Bright
The Last Battle

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

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Ninjafest Details (UK)

Ninjafest will happen at the Camden Underworld in London on October 23 and 24. Playing during this hardcore weekender are:

October 23
Strength For A Reason
Dead Stop
Rise And Fall
Divide
Zero Mentality
On Thin Ice
Abusive Action
Walk The Plank
Harsh Truth
This Time Around

October 24
Internal Affairs
100 Demons
Justice
6ft Ditch
Break It Up
Raiden
Die My Demon
The Down and Outs
Nothing Done
Ten Fold Truth
Seconds Out

Tickets in advance cost £8.50 per day, or £15 for the weekend.

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