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Call To Preserve

Formed: 2003
From: FL, United States
Last Known Status: Active

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Below is our complete Call To Preserve 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.

Call To Preserve Announces Farewell Tour

Call To Preserve has revealed the dates for its upcoming final tour together as a band. You can find the full list of dates, cities and venues below as well as a statement from the band.

"We want to do our best to make sure those who want to can come see us for the last time. We never thought that this band would get as far as it did. We never thought we’d have the chance to travel so much and tour with some of our favorite bands and make such amazing friends from all over the world. We are more thankful than you’ll ever know."

06/15 Fayetteville GA – 11th Hour Venue (no Dead Icons)
06/16 Columbia SC – Unit One Art Space
06/17 Whitesburg KY – Letcher County Tourism
06/18 Cookeville TN – Westside Station
06/19 Southhaven MS – Cafe 549
06/20 Little Rock AR – Downtown Music Hall
06/21 Tyler TX – The Attic
06/22 Houston TX – Cain’s Ashes
06/23 McAllen TX – VFW Hall
06/24 San Antonio TX – The White Rabbit
06/26 Tulsa OK – The Reverb
06/27 Springfield MO – Salad Days
06/28 Springfield IL – Black Sheep Cafe
07/05 Evansville IN – The Rev
07/06 Chattanooga – The Warehouse

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Call To Preserve Calling It Quits

American hardcore act Call To Preserve has announced through its record label that the band has decided to disband. A statement from the group can be read below:

"After eight years, three full-lengths and countless tours all over, Call to Preserve is calling it quits. For the past year or so we’ve done our best to keeping functioning as a band despite losing members and having remaining members cut back their involvement.

"Now all of us are being pulled in different directions and our aspirations for our future have expanded much further than being on tour all the time. With some of us moving away, going back to school or starting careers, we just can’t sacrifice our time to this band like we used to. It would be a disservice to ourselves to do CTP half heartedly, so instead we want to go out on a high note and enjoy our last few months as a band.

"We want to do our best to make sure those who want to can come see us for the last time. This April we’ll be playing our last west coast show at Facedown Fest 2011 and in the coming months we’ll be announcing our last tour dates, which will include a stop at Cornerstone Festival. Our last show will be near the end of July this summer in Melbourne, Florida. More details will be announced soon.

"In these final months we’ll also be working on a few new songs that will be on a 7” coming out this summer on Facedown Records. We’ve wanted to put out vinyl for years and felt we had a few more things to say before we go, so this seemed like the perfect time and place to put out a 7 inch.

"We never thought that this band would get as far as it did. We never thought we’d have the chance to travel so much and tour with some of our favorite bands and make such amazing friends from all over the world. We are eternally grateful for the chance we were given to play music and actually have people listen.

"We want to thank Jason Dunn and Facedown Records for standing behind us for the past five years, being some of the easiest people to work with and for just being great friends. We want to thank all the bands we’ve met and toured with who have become some of our best friends and we will miss the shows and the hangouts dearly. Finally we want to thank everyone who has supported us by coming to a show, buying a shirt, letting us sleep on your floor or feeding us. We are more thankful than you’ll ever know.

"Thanks for listening and see you soon."

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Facedown Fest Lineup Announced

Details have been announced for the forthcoming edition of Facedown Fest. The 2011 edition of the festival will be taking place at The Glasshouse in Pomona, CA on April 8th and 9th, 2011 with the following artists set to perform:

April 8th:
War Of Ages
A Plea For Purging
Onward To Olympas
My Epic
Your Memorial
Hope For They Dying

April 9th:
For Today
In The Midst Of Lions
Call To Preserve
A Hope For Home
Take It Back!
As Hell Retreats
Saving Grace
The Burial

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Facedown Records Offers Free Spring 2010 Sampler

Facedown Records is the latest label to offer a free spring sampler, offering their own 13 track compilation. You can download it for free here (enter code "FACEDOWN").

Here's the tracklisting for the Facedown spring sampler:

1. War Of Ages - "Desire"
2. Onward To Olympas - "Sink Or Swim"
3. A Hope For Home - "The Machine Stops"
4. Wrench In The Works - "Project AK-47"
5. Hands - "Of The Flesh"
6. For Today - "Saul Of Tarsus (The Messenger)"
7. Call To Preserve - "Hope For The Fallen"
8. A Plea For Purging - "Malevolence"
9. Sleeping Giant - "The Army Of The Chosen One"
10. Impending Doom - "More Than Conquerors"
11. Take It Back! - "Hollow Eyes"
12. Letter To The Exiles - "It's Never Safe To Dream"
13. Saving Grace - "Unbreakable"

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All In Calling It Quits

Blood & Ink Records' ALL IN has decided to call it quits, but not before doing one last tour. The boys from Alabama will be venturing throughout the Southeast and Midwest during June and July (including a stop at Cornerstone Festival) before playing their final show July 24th. The latest tour dates are as follows: More...

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Reign Supreme On Bamboozle East, More Tour Dates

Reign Supreme will be headed out on tour with Madball and Call to Preserve this March. This tour will be followed by a European tour with 50 Lions (Australia), marking Reign Supreme's first trip to Europe. Last but not least, they have been added to this years Bamboozle East Festival, happening on May 3rd in East Rutherford, NJ.

Reign Supreme's "Testing the Limits of Infinite" will surface soon Deathwish Inc.

Here are the latest Reign Supreme tour dates: More...

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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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Call To Preserve Signs to Facedown Records

Facedown Records has announced the signing of Florida hardcore band Call To Preserve. They released their debut album, "Unsinkable," on Facedown imprint label, Strike First Records. The new album will be recorded in July at The Outpost in Stoughton, MA with engineer Jim Siegel (Dropkick Murphys, Blood For Blood, Give Up The Ghost) and will be titled "From Isolation."

Guitarist Harbor Partin commented on the title and lyrical content: "We've written about being in places in life where we feel we're at our lowest and don't know why. The times when our faults are getting the best of us are the times we learn who we really are. It's when we're broken and humble that we're able to see the full extent of grace."

Look for "From Isolation" to be released in Fall 2008. In the meantime you can check out a couple of pre-production tracks from the upcoming album on the band's myspace page.

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Call To Preserve Sign With Strike First Records

Strike First Records has signed Florida hardcore outfit Call To Preserve. Formed in early-2003, the band put out a self-titled EP early last year. The group is currently finishing up the writing process for their debut full-length, which will be out later this year. You can check out some of their recent demo material here.

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