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Agents Of Man

From: Irvington, NJ, United States
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Latest Agents Of Man News

Below is our complete Agents Of Man 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.

Agents Of Man Seeks New Vocalist

New Jersey based band Agents Of Man (Century Media Records) is currently seeking a full-time singer. Here are the official requirements:

"Required is someone who wants/can tour all the time, is inspired and motivated, can sing there ass off with soul and stank, active and confident front man. NO Dope fiends or Crack heads!!! Young at heart, hungry to explore new opportunities and eager to take things to the next level."

Interested candidates should send an email to Agentsofman@gmail.com.

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Chaos Fest Lineup Revealed

Connecticut's Chaos Fest will take place on April 8th in Hamden at the Hamden Elks Lodge. Tickets will be $12. Here's the line-up:

The Acacia Strain
Agents Of Man
Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza
Check Your Face
On Three
Signs Of Hope
Onomonopia
The World We Knew
Deadgirlsdiary
Margo
Shallow Water Grave
The Hica Legacy

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Century Media Release Metal For The Masses Vol 4

Continuing the highly successful Metal For The Masses series, the Century Family unseals Metal For The Masses Volume Four, once again exclusive to Hot Topic locations nationwide. The 2-disc compilation contains 40 tracks totaling over 2 hours of music. The artwork for Volume Four incorporates the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse to stunning effect and also depicts the album art for each featured artist within as well as additional artist and album information. Volume Four comes housed in a deluxe double Digipak and is available now at all Hot Topic locations nationwide.

Started in 2003, Metal For The Masses has become The Century Family's largest-selling compilation series, replacing the budget priced Identity series. The Metal For The Masses series is also one of Hot Topic's longest-running exclusive compilations. Selling well over 60,000 copies each, Metal For The Masses continues to disseminate the word of metal.

Disc One Includes Century Media Artists:

God Forbid, Manntis, Diecast, Brand New Sin, Agents Of Man, Shadows Fall, Arch Enemy, The Haunted, Behemoth, Old Man's Child, Naglfar, Strapping Young Lad, Nevermore, Eyes Of Fire, Into Eternity, Cryptopsy, Watch Them Die, Napalm Death, Despised Icon and Immolation

Disc Two Includes:

Nuclear Blast Artists: Dimmu Borgir, Soilwork, In Flames, Meshuggah, Bleed The Sky, Darkane, Mnemic, Hypocrisy, Exodus and Cathedral

Liquor And Poker Music Artists: Fireball Ministry, Nebula, The Hellacopters, The Illuminati, The Black Halos, Crash Kelly, The Thieves, Scott Reeder, American Heartbreak and Backyard Babies

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Agents Of Man, Ringworm Tour Dates

Agents Of Man, Ringworm, and Danny Diablo will be touring together for a few weeks beginning late this month. Here are the tour dates:

11/25 Montclair, NJ @ Bloomfield Ave Café
11/26 New York, NY @ CBGBs
11/27 Baltimore, MD @ Otto Bar
11/29 Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade (Downstairs) w/ Vietnom
11/30 Jacksonville, FL @ Fuel w/ Vietnom
12/1 Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Revolution w/ Vietnom
12/3 Tampa, FL @ Masquerade (Infinity Room) w/ Vietnom
12/6 St. Louis, MO @ Creepy Crawl
12/7 Arlington Heights, IL @ Knights of Columbus
12/8 Detroit, MI @ Alvin's w/ The Alliance
12/9 Cleveland, OH @ The Agora Ballroom
12/10 Buffalo, NY @ Mohawk Place w/ Inferis, Ghost of War
12/13 Philadelphia, PA @ North Star Bar
12/14 Troy, NY @ Hudson Duster
12/15 Poughkeepsie, NY @ Club Crannel (Chance)
12/16 Hartford, CT @ Webster Underground
12/17 Levittown, NY @ Ritual

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Cannae Schedule More Tour Dates

Massachusetts thrash band CANNAE has booked a handful of regional and national dates to support the band's latest offering, "GOLD BECOMES SACRIFICE," released in September through Prosthetic Records. The album features guest spots from producer Jason Suecof and metal legend James Murphy along the band's intense thrash sound.

CANNAE will be supporting God Forbid on a five-day run across New England, before taking off to head out with Hell Within and I Killed The Prom Queen for nearly a month. Architect will take over for I Killed The Prom Queen in December. More dates to come.

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God Forbid to Play Make-Up Shows

God Forbid have booked some dates in November to make up for cancelled dates. The make-up shows are as follows:

November 10 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Smalls
November 11 - Buffalo, NY @ Buffalo Icon
November 12 - Portland, ME @ The Station
November 13 - Manchester, NH @ Bomb Shelter
November 14 - Lemoyne, PA @ Champion Ship

God Foribid will be headlining all shows. Cannae and Agents of Man will be in support.

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Hell On Earth Tour Contest

Visit the Hell on Earth Tour website, which features As I Lay Dying, Heaven Shall Burn, Evergreen Terrace, Agents of Man, End Of Days and Neaera, and click on the “competition” button to win some prizes:

First prize: “Meet & Greet” with As I Lay Dying & Heaven Shall Burn (incl. guest list for one person)!!!

Furthermore:
“Meet & Greet” with Agents Of Man (incl. guest list for one person)!!!
“Meet & Greet” with Evergreen Terrace (incl. guest list for one person)!!!
“Meet & Greet” with End Of Days (incl. guest list for one person)!!!
5 x 2 guest list spots
10 Neaera CDs
10 As I Lay Dying CDs
5 Metal Blade shirts
10 Heaven Shall Burn shirts
3 Heaven Shall Burn training jackets
5 Century Media Family shirts
6 Evergreen Terrace shirts (two different designs)
10 Evergreen Terrace poster & sticker
10 End Of Days poster
2 Alveran DVDs
Heaven Shall Burn sticker
Alveran teaser CDs

Deadline for the competition is Monday, September 19th 2005.

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Agents Of Man Embark On Tour, Video Posted

The New Jersey-based quintet Agents of Man are currently preparing to embark on a month-long U.S. trek with Sworn Enemy, Winter Solstice and Strength In Numbers, which kicks off July 13th and runs through August 18th. Full Blown Chaos and Scars of Tomorrow will also be featured on select dates; the complete touring schedule is listed below. This is Agents of Man's first nationwide U.S. tour since the release of their stunning debut album, "Count Your Blessings," and the intensity level is going to be at an all-time high as this band are at their very best in a live setting. The group also recently shot a video for the track “Death of Me” with acclaimed director Dale Resteghini (Fear Factory, Hatebreed, Dillinger Escape Plan). Check it out here.

With a new rock-solid lineup recently completed by bassist Mike Cools (Sworn Enemy, Cold As Life), Agents of Man are more determined now than ever before. Their critically acclaimed new album, tracked at Purple Light Studios with acclaimed producer Mike Barilie (Candiria, 40 Below Summer), is an extremely dynamic offering that can easily appeal to any audience. They spent years honing their craft by combining a stunning blend of underground and pop culture alike, which evolved into a brilliant fusion of catchy and melodic yet aggressive music that that knows no limitations.

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Sworn Enemy, Winter Solstice, et al To Tour

Sworn Enemy, Winter Solstice, Agents Of Man, and Strength In Numbers will be hooking up for the "Back from the Dead" tour in July and August. Here are the dates:

7/13 Baltimore MD @ Ottobar
7/14 Farmingdale NY @ The Crazy Donkey
7/17 Norfolk VA @ The Spot
7/19 Spartanburg SC @ Ground Zero
7/20 Jacksonville FL @ Thee Imperial
7/21 Ft Lauderdale FL @ Culture Room
7/22 Orlando FL @ Backbooth
7/23 Seminole FL @ Boomerz
7/24 Atlanta GA @ Masquerade

dates w/ Full Blown Chaos
7/27 Houston TX @ Engine Room
7/28 San Antonio TX @ Sanctuary
7/30 Tucson AZ @ Skrappy’s
8/2 Hollywood CA @ The Whisky A GoGo
8/3 Corona CA @ Showcase Theatre
8/4 Las Vegas NV @ Roadhouse Casino
8/6 Orangevale CA @ Boardwalk
8/7 Salt Lake City UT @ Lo-Fi Café
8/8 Englewood CO @ Gothic Theatre
8/9 Lawrence KS @ Bottleneck
8/10 Sauget IL @ Pop’s
8/11 Mokena IL @ The Pearl Room
8/12 Grand Rapids MI @ Ten Bells
8/13 Detroit MI @ Alvin’s
8/16 Buffalo NY @ The Buffalo Icon

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AILD, Heaven Shall Burn To Play Hell On Earth 2005

Century Media and Metal Blade, the upcoming Hardcore label Alveran Records and MAD Tourbooking are joining forces to bring Hell on Earth 2005 over Europe. This new annual European festival tour will be on the road between September 22nd and October 16th and brings us the New Breed Of Hardcore and Metal: As I Lay Dying (Cal/US), Heaven Shall Burn (Ger), Evergreen Terrace (Fl/US), Agents Of Man (NY/US), End Of Days (Ger) and Neaera (Ger).

Tour dates:

Sept 23 Bochum - Matrix (Germany)
Sept 25 Linköping - Deadfest (Sweden)
Sept 26 Aarhus - Train (Denmark)
Sept 27 Hamburg - Markthalle (Germany)
Sept 28 Ludwigsburg - Rockfabrik (Germany)
Sept 29 Wien - Arena (Austria)
Sept 30 Schweinfurt - Alter Stattbahnhof (Germany)
Oct 01 Erfurt - Centrum (Germany)
Oct 02 Dresden - Reithalle (Germany)
Oct 05 Manchester - Music Box (England)
Oct 06 Newport - TJ´s (England)
Oct 07 Yeovil - Flicks (England)
Oct 08 London - Mean Fiddler (England)
Oct 09 Hasselt - Muziek-O-Drom (Belgium)
Oct 13 Reggio Emilia - Transilvania Club (Italy)
Oct 14 München - Backstage (Germany)
Oct 15 Berlin - SO 36 (Germany)
Oct 16 Frankfurt - Antagonhalle (Germany)

For more information, visit www.hellonearthfest.com.

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As I Lay Dying Finish New Video

As I Lay Dying recently filmed a video for their track "Confined" with director Chris Sims (Eighteen Visions, Lamb Of God) at an abandoned Air Force base in Tustin, CA. Expect it to begin airing mid to late next month. In other news, the band will be embarking on the "Hell On Earth Tour" overseas with Heaven Shall Burn, Evergreen Terrace, Agents Of Man, Nearea and End Of Days come September, dates announced so far include:

September 23rd Bochum, GER - Matrix
September 25th Linkoping, SWE - Deadfest
September 26th Hamburg, GER - Markthalle
September 28th Ludwigsburg, GER - Rockfabrik
September 29th Wien, AUT - TBA
September 30th Schweinfurt, GER - Alter Stadtbahnhof
October 01st Erfurt, GER - Centrum
October 02nd Dresden, GER - Reithalle
October 09th Hasselt, BEL - Muziek-O-Droom
October 14th Munchen, GER - Backstage
October 15th Berlin, GER - SO 36
October 16th Frankfurt, GER - Antagonhalle
As I Lay Dying's new album "Shadows Are Security" will arrive on shelves through Metal Blade on June 14th.

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Agents Of Man To Release Debut Album In June

Expect the unexpected when the New Jersey-based quintet Agents of Man unleash their stunning debut album, "Count Your Blessings," on June 14th. The album was produced at Purple Light Studios with acclaimed producer Mike Barilie (Candiria, 40 Below Summer), and is an extremely dynamic offering that can easily appeal to any audience.

The group recently shot a video for the track “Death of Me” with acclaimed director Dale Resteghini (Fear Factory, Hatebreed, Dillinger Escape Plan); look for it to make its network debut in June. Click here to check out some photos from the shoot. Composed of former members of such acclaimed hardcore acts as Bulldoze, One 4 One and Train of Thought, and with a new rock-solid lineup recently completed by bassist Mike Couls (Sworn Enemy, Cold As Life), the group are more determined now than ever before.

Couls further conveys his excitement over the upcoming release and new video: “Things are getting busy as we gear up for the release of our debut record. The video should be completed in about two weeks, and we are very excited to see the finished product. Be sure to visit our newly designed website www.agentsofman.com for all upcoming tour dates and current events. To all of our supporters, we can’t thank you enough and we truly appreciate it. To the newcomers who haven’t yet heard of us, keep an open mind and let the music speak for itself. We look forward to seeing you all soon.”

Agents of Man spent years honing their craft by combining a stunning blend of underground and pop culture alike, which evolved into a brilliant fusion of catchy and melodic yet aggressive music that can’t easily be categorized. This is a young, energetic group that has forged an exciting and fresh new sound that knows no limitations.

Download “Death of Me” and look for the band on tour all year long.

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Agents of Man Sign to Century Media Records

The New Jersey quintet Agents of Man have signed a worldwide deal with Century Media Records. The group have just finished recording their full-length debut, "Count Your Blessings", tentatively due this spring.

Composed of former members of such acclaimed hardcore acts as Bulldoze, Cold As Life, One 4 One, Train Of Thought and Sworn Enemy, Agents of Man spent the past four years honing their craft "combining a stunning blend of underground and pop culture alike, which quickly evolved into a brilliant fusion of catchy and melodic, yet aggressive music that can’t be easily categorized," according to a press release.

Commented bassist Mike Couls (ex-Sworn Enemy): "We are very pleased to have signed with Century Media Records and are extremely confident in their abilities to market and promote our band.

"We went back to Purple Light Studios (Candiria, 40 Below Summer) once again with Mike Barilie to record 'Count Your Blessings', our debut full-length album.

"It's been a long time coming and we are ready to take our opportunities to the next level."

Agents of Man's first release, "AOM EP 01", was recorded and co-produced by Mike Barilie at Purple Light Studios in 2001. To date, the EP has sold over 7,500 copies despite very limited distribution. The group have toured the U.S. with 36 Crazyfists, Candiria, Full Blown Chaos and Sworn Enemy, and have played countless shows with such acts as Biohazard, God Forbid, Hatebreed and Thursday, to name just a few. More...

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Merauder, Hoods, The Risk Taken, et al Tour Dates

Merauder, Hoods, The Risk Taken, and Agents Of Man will be touring the U.S. together in February and March. Here are the dates:

2/7 Farmingdale NY @ The Downtown
2/8 Binghamton NY @ Club Ranelles
2/9 Syracuse NY @ TBA
2/10 Detroit MI @ Alvins
2/11 Buffalo NY @ Broadway Joes
2/12 Columbus OH @ The Compound
2/13 Cleveland OH @ Peabodys
2/14 Indianapolis IN @ United States of Mind
2/15 Grand Rapids MI @ Ten Bells
2/16 Chicago IL @ VFW Hall
2/17 St. Louis MO @ Creepy Crawl
2/18 Lincoln NE @ Royal Grove
2/19 Denver CO @ Pink E's
2/20 Salt Lake City UT @ Comedy Circuit
2/21 Boise ID @ The Venue
2/22 Tacoma WA @ Hell's Kitchen
2/23 Eugene OR @ WOW Hall
2/24 Sacramento CA @ TBA
2/25 Los Angeles CA @ Studio S
2/26 Corona CA @ Showcase Theatre
2/27 Tijuana MEX @ The Voodoo House
2/28 Phoenix AZ @ The Mason Jar
3/01 El Paso TX @ Surges
3/02 San Antonio @ Sanctuary
3/03 Houston TX @ Mary Janes Fat Cat
3/04 Little Rock AR @ Vinos
3/05 Memphis TN @ The Complex
3/06 Birmingham AL @ Cave 9
3/08 Fort Lauderdale/Tampa FL @ TBA
3/09 Orlando FL @ Backbooth
3/10 Jacksonville FL @ Thee Imperial
3/11 Atlanta GA @ Forever Nights
3/12 Spartanburg SC @ Ground Zero
3/13 Fredericksburg VA @ Shooters

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Agents Of Man Sign To Century Media Records

Agents Of Man have signed with Century Media Records. Here's a statement from the band:

"We are Joining a family of great bands such as Shadows Fall, God Forbid, Diecast and many more. We are extremely confident in their abilities to market & promote our band and look forward to a prosperous future."

The group will be entering Brooklyn's Purple Light Studios (Candiria) in January to begin recording the album, which is titled "Count Your Blessings...". The record is tentatively slated for a May release.

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