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War of Ages

Formed: 2003
From: Erie, PA, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest War of Ages News

Below is our complete War of Ages 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.

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Facedown Fest 2009 Details Revealed

Details for the 2009 Facedown Fest have been announced. The event takes place on April 3 and 4, 2009 at The Glasshouse in Pomona, CA. Performances start at 5pm both days. Tickets are $15 for one night and $25 for both nights. The lineup is as follows:

Sleeping Giant
War of Ages
For Today
Wrench In The Works
Take It Back!
The Great Commission
My Epic

Impending Doom
A Plea For Purging
No Innocent Victim
Call To Preserve
Earth From Above
Theives & Liars
A Hope For Home
Hope For The Dying
The Rekoning

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War Of Ages Shooting New Video With Fans

Pennsylvania based metal act War of Ages has issued the following statement about needing fans for an upcoming video shoot:

"We'll be shooting our 2nd music video "All Consuming Fire" from our newest release "Arise and Conquer". We want this video to show our appreciation to all of you! If it wasn't for all of your dedication we would not be where we are today. So thank you soo much!! **Come on Saturday February 7th at Forward Hall, the video shoot will start at 7pm.

**This will be a FREE video shoot!!! Everyone is invited!! Lace up those dancing shoes and come represent your scene. We want to see everyone from all over.

**Most of all we want to dedicate this to our local hardcore and metal scene! Everyone come out and lets have some fun. Come prepared to sing along.

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Terror Posts Muisc Video for "Betrayer" Online

Right in the midst of the extremely successful Persistence Tour 2008 together with label mates Sick Of It All and Heaven Shall Burn, hardcore outfit TERROR has posted a brand-new video clip for the song "Betrayer," check it out at this location. The song comes off TERROR’s "The Damned, The Shamed."


12/09 - Paris - Elysee Montmarte (France) + APOCALYPSE NOW
12/10 - Tilburg - O13 (Netherlands) + THE SETUP
12/11 - London - Forum (Great Britain)
12/12 - Saarbrücken - Garage (Germany)
12/13 - Oberhausen - Turbinenhalle (Germany) + SLAPSHOT + ENERGY + ALL FOR NOTHING
12/14 - Hamburg - Docks (Germany) + A TRAITOR LIKE JUDAS

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Saints Never Surrender, Venia On Sonshine Fest

SAINTS NEVER SURRENDER and VENIA have been confirmed among the first batch of announced bands for the Sonshine Festival 2009. Held during July in Willmar, Minnesota, the festival has always been heralded by fans and bands alike as one of the best events of the year.

Some other decent heavy bands confirmed for the festival include Destroy the Runner, The Showdown, Once Nothing and War Of Ages among many other bands.

For a complete list of announced bands and to buy tickets, visit the Sonshine Festival website.

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Hatebreed To Autograph Every DVD Bought On Tour

As previously reported, to celebrate the release of their first-ever DVD, metal hardcore pioneers Hatebreed will hit the road in support of their first ever live DVD, "Live Dominance" (KOCH Records). This highly-anticipated DVD will be released on the same day as the first headlining date of this tour – Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008. Joining Hatebreed will be fellow heavy hitters Emmure, Soilent Green, War of Ages, and Catalepsy.

For this special release, Hatebreed will autograph each and every copy sold of the new DVD at each of these shows. The "Live Dominance" DVD will be available for sale at the band’s merch table each night. Additional details will be made available soon on how the autograph signings will take place.

Jamey Jasta comments “We’re excited we managed to get these dates scheduled so we can celebrate the release of our first ever live DVD by playing an extra long set for all of our diehards! This tour will hit a bunch of cities we weren't able to hit on the Jager run so be ready to rage!!! We also plan on doing some special signings so stay tuned for more info. These will be our last shows until Stillborn Fest 08, so don’t miss out!”

"Live Dominance" is set to include over 2 hours of live footage including the full sold-out Detroit, Harpo’s show shot in March of this year on the band’s Supremacy tour. The multi-camera concert was filmed entirely in Hi-Definition. The DVD will also include a ton of bonus features shot specifically for the release including brand-new band interviews, bonus live videos, fan testimonials, and much much more. More...

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Hatebreed Announces North American Shows

Hardcore metallers Hatebreed will be doing a short tour in September to promote their forthcoming DVD. Joining them on the bill will be Soilent Green, Emmure, War Of Ages and Catalepsy.

The tour dates are as follows:

September 2 - Detroit, MI @ I-Rock
September 3 - Cleveland, OH @ Peabody’s
September 4 - State College, PA @ Lulu’s
September 5 - Richmond, VA @ Canal Club
September 7 - Raleigh, NC @ Lincoln Theatre
September 8 - Springfield, VA @ Jaxx
September 9 - Long Island, NY @ The Crazy Donkey
September 10 - South Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground
September 11 - Portland, ME @ The Asylum
September 12 - Hartford, CT @ Webster Theatre
September 13 - Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance
September 14 - Lancaster, PA @ The Chameleon

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Soilwork Drummer Checks In

SOILWORK drummer Dirk Verbeuren, who recently laid down the drum tracks on NEVERMORE frontman Warrel Dane's new solo album ("Praises To The War Machine"), has issued the following update:

"Right now I'm tearing up them drums with SOILWORK alongside THROWDOWN, THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD and WAR OF AGES just about everywhere in the U.S. Yessireee, the Scum Of The Earth Tour is a heavy-ass package to say the least! If you wanna feel that metal fist crack your skull, better get your tickets now on the SOILWORK website or MySpace — be fast while supplies last!

"And now for something quite exclusive and fancy: [Here] you can discover the artwork for the upcoming Warrel Dane album 'Praises To The War Machine'! This groovy slab of metal is due out on April 28th in Europe and May 13th in the U.S. on Century Media, and you can listen to the song 'Messenger' (featuring a guest appearance by shredmeister Jeff Loomis of NEVERMORE) on Warrel Dane's MySpace page. More...

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Soilwork Cancel Tonight's Show In Dallas, Texas

SOILWORK has been forced to cancel their Dallas appearance this evening at The Door with THROWDOWN, THROUGHT THE EYES OF THE DEAD and WAR OF AGES. The following statement was given on behalf of the band by their tour manager:

“Soilwork regret missing the show but the weather conditions prevented us from making the near 700 mile drive to the show from our previous night's headline show. We were stopped by an ice storm that nearly caused our bus to crash in the middle of the night. The roads could not be travelled. We are currently stranded in western Texas where there was an ice storm last night and everything is covered in ice. It actually started in New Mexico and I am surprised we even got this far. The roads are not drivable. They are all iced over and all cars and trucks are pulled off until they thaw. Being we are still close to 500 miles away and the temperature is not due to rise for hours our driver won't drive. The wind is strong and the bus was literally sliding off the highway with all the ice and we were only driving 15 mph. Last night we almost flipped the bus trying to navigate these roads and the bus actually turned sideways sliding down causing it to almost flip over. Looks like it snows in Texas when the Swedes come over here. Very rare.“

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Facedown Fest 2008 Announced

The 10th annual Facedown Fest will take place on March 28th and 29th in Pomona, CA at the Glasshouse. Tickets will go on sale on Wednesday, January 9th and will be $15 for single day tickets or $25 for two-day passes. The event will feature performances from War Of Ages, Impending Doom, Seventh Star (final show), Sleeping Giant, xDeathstarx, Inked In Blood, xLooking Forwardx, Means, A Plea For Purging, Kingston Falls, Remove The Veil, Wrench In The Works in addition to several acts yet to be announced.

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As I Lay Dying Frontman Producing War Of Ages

As I Lay Dying frontman Tim Lambesis will be producing War Of Ages' upcoming album, which the band is currently writing. According to the group, "We've been hard at work with Tim these last few months constructing our new album. Our new material is the best we've written to date and you won't be disappointed." Facedown Records is expected to release the effort next spring.

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More Dates For Throwdown Tour Confirmed

THROWDOWN will headline The Scum Of The Earth Tour, which is set to kick off in February and will cross the United States (and some Canadian cities as well) through early April. It is the band's first headlining tour in support of their new album, "Venom & Tears," which was released in August.

Joining Throwdown on the bill for the Scum Of The Earth Tour, which is presented by Black Rose District Clothing, will be Swedish metal madmen Soilwork, whose own "Sworn to a Great Divide" was recently released to rave reviews from fans and critics. THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD are also onboard, touring in support of a new album of their own, "Malice." War Of Ages rounds out what is sure to be a devastating lineup.

"We haven't headlined our own tour in a long time, which is exciting," commented Throwdown frontman Dave Peters. "The most rewarding thing about playing our songs live is interacting and communicating with the audience. And now that our new album has been out for a few months, the songs have had a chance to really sink in, and we're looking forward to seeing people's reactions to songs both new and old."

"We're also very stoked to be touring with Soilwork who are coming all the way over from Sweden," Peters added. "And with THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD and War Of Ages onboard, it's a very strong and diverse bill."

"Venom & Tears" is Throwdown's fastest-selling album, garnering favorable comparisons to landmark records by legendary metal bands while offering newfound metallic depth and emotional complexity. Peters recently interviewed Sepultura/ Soulfly founder Max Cavalera for Revolver's "Rebel Meets Rebel" feature.

Throwdown have spent the last four years on the road as part of Vans Warped Tour, Ozzfest, Sounds of the Underground and as support for Machine Head, Soulfly, Lamb Of God, In Flames and As I Lay Dying, pausing briefly to write and record "Venom & Tears" and 2005's "Vendetta" album.

Soilwork is currently part of a massive US tour with Killswitch Engage and Lamb Of God. The band's new single is featured as a downloadable track for Guitar Hero III. THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD will soon shoot another video with director Dave Brodsky, having taken part in a sold-out tour with All That Remains and As I Lay Dying. War Of Ages is busy writing the followup to Pride of the Wicked, which will be produced by Tim Lambesis.

The Scum Of The Earth Tour will be preceded by Throwdown dates in smaller cities on the West Coast with My Children My Bride and Arsonists Get All The Girls in support. Look for confirmed dates for that very soon.

"We're going to be stepping up our production on this tour as well, both sonically and visually," Peters added. "And with a bill as energized as this one, it's going to make for a great show all around."

Here are the confirmed dates for the SCUM OF THE EARTH TOUR featuring Throwdown, Soilwork, Through the Eyes of the Dead and War Of Ages: More...

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Throwdown and Soilwork Release More Tour Dates

More dates have been released for the tour next year featuring THROWDOWN, SOILWORK, THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD, and WAR OF AGES:

March 3 - Dallas, TX @ The Door
March 5 - Houston, TX @ Meridian
March 8 - Ft Lauderdale, FL @ Revolution Live
March 20 - Toronto, ON @ Opera House
March 25 - Denver, CO @ Cervantes
March 27 - Boise, ID @ Big Easy

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Throwdown and Soilwork Release First Tour Date

The first date has been released for the tour next year featuring THROWDOWN, SOILWORK, THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD, and WAR OF AGES:

March 20 - Toronto, ON @ Opera House

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Facedown Fest East Coast Announced

Facedown Records will be taking their Facedown Fest to the East Coast on September 29th at the Mt. Oak UMC in Bowie, Maryland. The show begins at 3pm and admission is $20. The following performances are schedule:

War Of Ages
Inked In Blood
xLooking Forwardx
Kingston Falls
Remove The Veil
Seventh Star
Sleeping Giant
Alove For Enemies
Bloodlined Calligraphy
Bloody Sunday
A Plea For Purging

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Facedown Fest East Coast Bands Announced

More information has been revealed about Facedown Fest East Coast. As already revealed, FD Fest East will take place on Saturday Sept. 29 in Bowie, MD at Mt. Oak Church. It will be a 1-day fest kicking off at 3:00pm and tickets will be $20. Bands playing (in alphabetical order) are:

A Plea For Purging
Alove For Enemies
Bloodlined Calligraphy
Bloody Sunday
Inked In Blood
Kingston Falls
Remove The Veil
Seventh Star
Sleeping Giant
War Of Ages
xLooking Forwardx

An official Facedown Fest web site will be launched in the coming weeks.

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Bleeding Through To Headline Off-Dates

Bleeding Through will headline a series of intimate club shows during the "off-dates" of their upcoming North American tour with Marilyn Manson and Slayer. War Of Ages will support Bleeding Through at each of the shows.

Bleeding Through will focus on smaller clubs in New Orleans, Albany, Las Vegas and other cities where the monstrous tour with heavy metal titans Slayer and iconoclast Manson will not hit during their days off. The Manson/Slayer tour and off-date headlining shows will coincide with the worldwide release of the band's new single, "Line in the Sand."

With a video directed by Dan Dobi (Cannibal Corpse, Paramore), "Line in the Sand" is the latest track to be released from The Truth, Bleeding Through's newest album which has been hailed by Revolver, Alternative Press, Metal Hammer, Kerrang!, Billboard, Outburn, Metal Edge and other publications the world over.

The band kicked off the album's release last year with a massive headlining tour, followed by a co-headline slot on the Ozzfest second stage (their second Ozzfest), a fall tour with Senses Fail and Saosin, a European tour, and more.

Confirmed Bleeding Through off-dates (all with War Of Ages) during the Marilyn Manson/ Slayer tour are as follows: More...

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War of Ages Set Release Date, Put New Song Online

After relentless touring (over 500 shows in the last 2 years) alongside of Terror, The Warriors, All Shall Perish, Full Blown Chaos, Becoming The Archetype and many more, War Of Ages took some time out of their touring schedule to go into Cathouse Studios (Nodes Of Ranvier, Bloodlined Calligraphy) to re-write and completely re-record their debut Self Titled album. "We felt like the original recordings of these songs lacked the heavy and aggressive energy that we put out through our lives shows" states vocalist Leroy Hamp. "We wanted the opportunity to showcase these songs in the way that they were always supposed to sound and it also gave us the opportunity to re-write some as well". As an added bonus, the band has recorded a brand new song titled "The Awakening" which many are calling the bands finest material to date.

"Fire From The Tomb" is 12 tracks of pure fury that is backed up by one of the strongest live shows in the genre today. Non-stop touring will follow the release of this album and the bands current presence on MTV2, Fuse, AOL Radio, Myspace and Pure Volume is sure to grab awareness of metal and hardcore fans nationwide. "The Awakening" can be heard on the band's MySpace page.

1. Intro
2. Stand Your Ground
3. Brothers In Arms
4. The Awakening *Brand new track*
5. False Prophet
6. Only The Strong Survive
7. My Solitude
8. Battle On
9. One Day
10. Scars Of Tomorrow
11. Broken Before You
12. Second Chance


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Terror, The Warriors, All Shall Perish Tour Dates

Dates have been finalized for the upcoming "All For Revenge" U.S. tour, featuring Terror, The Warriors, All Shall Perish, Stick To Your Guns, and War Of Ages. According to Terror bassist Jonathan Buske, "For only ten bucks, we feel it gives a lot of kids a chance to check out some new bands, which is what this is all about." Here are the dates:

1/19 Co Springs, CO @ Black Sheep
1/20 Springfield, MO @ Outland
1/21 Sauget, MO @ Pop's
1/22 Detroit, MI @ Magic Stick
1/23 Arlington Heights, IL @ Arlington Heights KOC
1/24 Cleveland, OH @ Peabody's
1/25 Pittsburgh, PA @ Lawrenceville Moose
1/26 Poughkipsee, NY @ The Loft
1/27 Worcester, MA @ Palladium
1/28 Brooklyn, NY @ The Hook
1/29 Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church
1/30 Harrisonburg, VA @ Tees
1/31 Raliegh, NC @ The Brewery
2/1 Nashville, TN @ The Anchor
2/2 Spartanburg, SC @ Ground Zero
2/3 Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
2/4 West Palm Beach, FL @ Rays
2/5 Orlando, FL @ The Havens
2/8 Tulsa, OK @ The Otherside
2/9 Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre
2/10 Salt Lake City, UT @ Overdrive
2/12 Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven
2/13 Portland, OR @ Satyricon
2/14 Orangevale, CA @ Boardwalk
2/15 Hollywood, CA @ Knitting Factory
2/16 San Diego, CA @ Soma
2/17 Corona, CA @ Showcase Theatre

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Just For Fun

Hot Topic Lets You Create Your Own E-card

Hot Topic has put together an interactive e-card creator. With it you can create a Halloween E-card for a friend while listening to some of the hottest releases from Red Distribution bands at HotTopic.com! Featuring:

Amon Amarth
Boys Like Girls
Bullet For My Valentine
In Flames
My Chemical Romance
Suffocate Faster
The Sleeping
War of Ages

You can create your own e-card here.

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Remembering Never, Full Blown Chaos Tour Dates

Remembering Never, Full Blown Chaos, and War Of Ages will tour together in late-October and early-November. Here are the latest tour dates:

10/20 Cleveland, OH @ Peabody's
10/21 Louisville, KY @ Bulldog's Cafe
10/22 Burns Harbor, IN @ Westport Community Center
10/23 Indianapolis, IN @ The Emerson Theatre
10/24 Mt. Clemens, MI @ The Hayloft
10/25 Pittsburgh, PA @ Lawrenceville Moose
10/26 Centerreach, NY @ Centerreach VFW
10/27 Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Loft
10/28 Fredericksburg, VA @ KC's w/ Despised Icon, Ion Dissonance, more
10/29 Asbury Park, NJ @ Saints & Sinners Fest
10/30 Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church
10/31 Columbia, SC @ New Brookland Tavern w/ Arsis, All Shall Perish, more
11/1 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade @ Soilwork, Darkest Hour
11/2 Wilmington, NC @ The Soapbox
11/3 Kernersville, NC @ Creation Skatepark
11/4 Nashville, TN @ The Muse
11/5 Memphis, TN @ The Complex
11/6 Joplin, MO @ The Bridge
11/7 Oklahoma City, OK @ The Glasnost

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