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Formed: 2001
From: Poitiers, France
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Hacride News

Below is our complete Hacride 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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Hacride Issues Tour Recap

After wrapping up a recent run of live shows, Hacride has now checked in with the following statement:

"We've safely reached our respective homes after long hours of driving... The last gig in Kingston marked the end of our European tour and we wanna thank all the people who were there for making this show really intense!

"It felt great to end the tour on such a positive and brutal note!! We also wanna thank our good friends from Uneven Structure. You guys sure know how to party and hanging out with you was awesome... Let's do this again in the future!!

"Here is a live version of 'My Enemy' at UneDose2Metal on French TV in order to celebrate the end of the 'back tour!'" More...

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Hacride Announces New Tour Dates

Hacride has checked in with the following announcement about upcoming tour dates:

"Here comes our final European touring schedule. Unfortunately German and Italian dates had to be cancelled at the last moment due to organizational/technical hazards with Uneven Structure. Sorry about that, we'll be back ASAP! So get ready Spain, Belgium, Holland, France and the U.K.... Hacride is back at full throttle!"

27/03 - Bayonne (FR) - Le Magneto
28/03 - Madrid (SP) - Sala Live
29/03 - Murcia (SP) - Sala JO
30/03 - Valencia (SP) - Sala La Calle
31/03 - Barcelona (SP) - Sala BeGood
01/04 - Toulouse (FR) - Saint des Seins
02/04 - Nice (FR) - Altherax Music
11/04 - Durbuy (BE) - Durbuy Rock Festival
13/04 - Venlo (NL) - Perron 55 *
15/04 - Cardiff (UK) - The Full Moon *
16/04 - Wakefield (UK) - Warehouse23 *
17/04 - Glasgow (UK) - Ivory Blacks *
18/04 - Selby (UK) - Riverside *
19/04 - London/Kingston (UK) - The Peel *
03/05 - Parthenay (FR) - Diff'Art

* w/ Uneven Structure

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Shining And Hacride Discuss European Tour

Norway's Shining and Hacride have just returned from a European tour with Tides From Nebula and The Ocean. Jørgen Munkeby of Shining comments:

"We don't really do support tours that often, but when something great comes along we'd love to be part of it. This recent European tour was one such great opportunity to tour with three other very varied and unique bands. Even though we were almost thirty people on tour, we somehow managed to get all the bands on stage every night! We loved every day of this tour, and it definitely seemed like the audience did too! Hope to be back in Europe soon!”

Now two video clips are available online of Shining’s lead singer Jørgen Munkeby and Hacride's Luis Roux talking about the European tour. Check them out below. More...

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Euroblast 2013 Teaser Posted Online

A teaser trailer has been posted online for the upcoming Euroblast 2013 festival, which will take place from October 11th - 13th in Essigfabrik, Cologne, Germany.

The clip is available below, and the following bands will be appearing at the fest:

Aliases, Arecibo, Arsis, Bear, Benea Reach, Cambion, Circles, Cyclamen, Dawn Heist, Deathember, Der Weg Einer Freiheit, Empathea, Ever Forthright, Feared, Grand Exit, Hacride, Heights, Hord, Humanity's Last Breath, Hypno5e, Invocation, Kartikeya, Lifeforms, Meshuggah, Monuments, Nexilva, No Consequence, Overdown, Pomegranate Tiger, Skyharbor, Syqem, Tardive Dyskinesia, Textures, The Agonist, The Algorithm, The Ocean, The Omega Experiment, ThirdEar, Threat Signal, Twelve Foot Ninja, and Xerath. More...

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Shining Announces European Shows

Norwegian act Shining (not to be confused with the Swedish band of the same name) released the "One One One" album earlier this year, and now the group will be hitting the road in Europe supporting The Ocean. Hacrie and Tides From Nebula will be opening the dates. Details are as follows:

29/10/13 – Germany, Hamburg, Logo
30/10/13 – Netherlands, Haarlem, Patronaat
31/10/13 – Netherlands, Rotterdam, Baroeg
01/11/13 – United Kingdom, London, The Garage
03/11/13 – France, Paris, Divan du Monde
05/11/13 – Spain, Barcelona, Apolo 2
06/11/13 – Spain, Madrid, Caracol
07/11/13 – Portugal, Porto, Hard Club
09/11/13 – Italy, Turin, AudioDrome
10/11/13 – Italy, Rome, Traffic
11/11/13 – Slovenia, Ljubljana, Gala Hala
12/11/13 – Germany, Munich, Backstage Club
13/11/13 – Switzerland, Winterthur, Salzhaus
14/11/13 – France, Belfort, La Poudriere
15/11/13 – Germany, Essen, Zeche Carl
17/11/13 – Germany, Berlin, Lido More...

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Headbanger's Kitchen Posts 15th Episode

Headbanger's Kitchen, which is hosted by Demonstealer (Demonic Resurrection), has now posted a 15th episode online covering how to make Synesthesia Kheema Pav. The segment also features a video interview with French outfit Hacride. Check it out below.

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Klonosphere Productions Offering Free Sampler

France’s Klonosphere Productions is offering fans a free 18-track sampler featuring previously unreleased material from Loudblast, Otargos and Mopa, as well as tracks from recent signings 7 Weeks, Scarred, Demented, Checkmate and Noein.

This compilation is now available as free download by clicking here. The track listing is:

01. Hacride – Overcome (from the album “Back To Where You’ve Never Been”)
02. Loudblast – The Abstract God (exclusive demo version of new song)
03. Otargos – Apex Terror (exclusive demo version of new song)
04. Mopa – Speak To Me (previously unreleased)
05. Klone – Into The Void (from the album “The Dreamer’s Hideaway”)
06. 7 Weeks – Ghosts On The Seaside Road (from the album “Carnivora”)
07. Scarred – Cinder (from the album “Gaia-Medea”)
08. Demented – Listen To The Silence (from the album “Across The Nature Stillness”)
09. Magoa – Let’s Die (on Saturday night) (from the EP “Animal”)
10. Hyperdump – Fake (from the EP “Syncretism”)
11. Checkmate – Invictus (from the album “Immanence”)
12. Last Barons – Going To Varzi (from the album “Cheval de Troie”)
13. Lizzard – The Orbiter (from the album “Out Of Reach”)
14. Lopsided – Madmartigan (from the album “Holda’s-Grace”)
15. Lodz – Song For Chaos (from the EP “And Then Emptiness”)
16. Lokurah – Rewriters Of Truth (from the album “The Time To Do Better”)
17. Enlightened – Under The Flame (from the album “Discover The Path”)
18. The Lumberjack Feedback – A Whisper To The Thunder (from the album “Hand of Glory) More...

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Hacride Announces New Tour Dates

Now that Hacride’s new album “Back To Where You’ve Never Been” has been unleashed, the band is ready to conquer India and Europe, starting June 1st. Dates for the tour are as follows:

01/06/13 – Metalsphere (FR) - Voisin le Bretonneux
08/06/13 – Hyderabad (IN) - 10 Sports Bar
12/06/13 – Nasik (IN) - Niwec
13/06/13 – Mumbai (IN) - Escap Club
15/06/13 – Kolkata (IN) - Nazrul Manch
06/07/13 - Barcelone (SP) - BN Fest
06/07/13 - Drum and Guitar Workshop at Full Volume, Hyderabad
14/07/13 - Nijmegen (NL) - De Affaire Festival
06/08/13 - Headlining Deccan Rock Edition III - Hyderabad Leg at 10 Sports Bar
15/08/13 - Motocultor Festival (FR) - Theix
06/10/13 - Baarlo (NL) - Prog Power Europe Festival
12/10/13 - Ivry sur Seine (FR) - Le Hangar JIMI
13/10/13 - Koln (GE) - Euroblast Festival
06/11/13 - Guitar and Drum Workshop and Fan Meet at Furtados Store, Mumbai
06/12/13 - Headlining Deccan Rock Edition III - Nasik Leg at Niwec
06/13/13 - Headlining Deccan Rock Edition III - Mumbai Leg at Escape Club
06/15/13 - Co-headlining The Festival at Nazrul Manch, Kolkata More...

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Hacride Streaming New Song

Hacride will release the new album "Back To Where You’ve Never Been” on April 22nd in Europe via Indie Recordings.

The band has now teamed up with Metal Sucks to stream a new track off the album, titled "Overcome." Give the song a listen through MetalSucks.net here. Catch the band live:

16.03.2013 - Nantes - Le Ferailleur
04.04.2013 - Tours - Le Temps Machine
21.04.2013 - Toulouse - La Dynamo
17.05.2013 - Niort - Le Camji (Release party)
01.06.2013 - Voisin le Bretonneux – Metalsphere
08.08.2013 - La Rochelle - La Sirene
16-18.08.2013 - Theix - Motocultor Festival
11-13.10.2013 - Koln - Euroblast Festival More...

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Hacride Posts New Album Teaser

Check out Hacride’s new teaser from the upcoming album "Back To Where You’ve Never Been" in the player below.

The French act is set to release ”Back To Where You’ve Never Been” via Indie Recordings this coming April 22nd in Europe and April 19th in Norway, Germany and Austria. The new album will be available as digipack, and as a limited box edition released exclusively in France. Upcoming Hacride tour dates are also available after the jump. More...

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Hacride Reveals New Album Details

Hacride will release the new album "Back To Where You’ve Never Been” on April 22nd in Europe and April 19th in Norway, Germany, and Austria. ”Back To Where You’ve Never Been” will be available as a digipack and as a limited box edition released exclusively in France.

Hacride will be touring Europe in 2013. Check out the tour dates below. Indie Recordings also commented on the band:

"Putting Hacride on equal footing with their early influences would be presumptuous; refusing to let them go would be unfair. For ten years every album of the French crew has represented a move forward, one more step towards musical emancipation. From indie 90’s metal to the syncopated grooves of the early two-thousands, the progressive extreme metal elements that characterized the band have progressively merged into one entity: Hacride is the legitimate son of a different and ingenious generation of extreme modern music.

"Enriched by musical experiences and three critically acclaimed albums; the group has made a strong reputation for themselves by performing at major metal festivals such as Grasspop, Summer Breeze, Metal Camp and Hellfest, along with doing European tours and playing shows in India.

"2013 is a big year for Hacride because not only does it mark the unleashing of a fourth album, but it also marks the launching of a new collaboration for the team now welcoming two members to their ranks, Florent Marcadet (Klone, Step In Fluid, ex-25 ta Life…) on drums and Luiss Roux on vocals." More...

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Hacride Posts Live Video

Live video has been posted online of Hacride performing ”My Enemy” at Le Confort Moderne in France. Check out the clip in the player below. Hacride will release a new album in early 2013, and you can also catch the band on the Klonosphere Tour in October. Dates for the run are available after the jump. More...

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Hacride Announces The "Klonosphere" Tour

Hacride will enter the studio later this month to record a new album, and afterwards the band is set to embark on the Klonosphere Tour this coming October in France. The tour also feature Klone and Trepalium, and the currently announced tour dates are as follows:

10.10.12 Poitiers, Le Confort Moderne
11.10.12 Tarnos, Salle Thorez
12.10.12 Montauban, Le Rio Grande
13.10.12 Montlucon, MJC
14.10.12 Paris, Le Divan du Monde
17.10.12 Nancy, L’Autre Canal
18.10.12 Rouen, Le 106
19.10.12 Chelles, Les Cuizines
20.10.12 Dunkerque, Les 4 Ecluses
21.10.12 Rennes, L’ubu
23.10.12 Bordeaux, [TBC]
24.10.12 Lyon, CCO
25.10.12 Reims, La Cartonnerie
26.10.12 Manosque, Le Café Provisoire
27.10.12 Besancon, La Rodia
28.10.12 Niort, Le Camji More...

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Hacride To Open For Coroner

Hacride will open as special guests for Coroner's upcoming reunion show on the 23rd of April at the Impetus Festival. Additional details on the show are available at this location.

Hacride released the band's latest album in 2009, entitled "Lazarus," and is currently writing new material for an upcoming album. Footage of the band performing live at a previous festival appearance can also be viewed below.

HACRIDE - My Enemy ( Live at Metal Ride Festival 2009 )

HACRIDE | Myspace Music Videos

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Hacride Uploads Drum Video

French act Hacride has posted a video clip of drummer Michael Roponus performing the song "To Walk Among Them." The video clip can be viewed below.

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Hacride To Appear At Indian Music Conference

Hacride has issued the following announcement about appearing at the Indian Music Conference:

"When : November 20th, 2010 Where : Gymkhana grounds, panjim, goa (India) More info : This location. We are very happy to announce this show and hungry to meet the Indian metalheads. See you there!"

The upcoming Hacride tour dates are as follows:

11/20 2010 INDIAN MUSIC CONFERENCE Goa (IN), Resort Rio, INDIA

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Hacride Parts Ways With Drummer

French progressive metal band HACRIDE has parted ways with original drummer Olivier Laffond and are welcoming new member Mike Roponus (OM MANI) into their ranks.

HACRIDE vocalist Samuel Bourreau explains, "We've been using Mike 's services over the past few months because of Olivier's wife pregnancy. It was originally supposed to be a temporary situation but he decided to quit the band to focus on his new family responsabilities which we perfectly understand. It feels a bit weird for us because we have had the same stable line-up since the band's birth. On top of being a great friend Mike has proved to be one of the best drummer known to us. We are glad to have him as a full member of HACRIDE." More...

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Download Mindslaved's Latest EP For Free

The French progressive metalcore band Mindslaved’s last EP, "T(h)ree," is available in free download at this location. The EP was recorded and mixed by Franck Hueso (Hacride, Mistaken Element, Klone) and features Adrien Grousset from Hacride.

The tracklisting for "T(h)ree" is as follows:

01. Seek For Yourself [7:14]
02. Ischiopagus [7:29]
03. Blinded [7:05]
04. T(h)ree [8:51]

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Hacride Posts Metal Ride Festival Footage

French metallers Hacride have posted footage online from their performance at the 2009 Metal Ride Festival. The first video can be viewed below and the second video can be found after the jump.

HACRIDE - Phenomenon ( Live at Metal Ride Festival 2009 )

HACRIDE | THE LAZARUS TOUR | | MySpace Music Videos

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Hacride Updates Tour Schedule

French metallers Hacride have updated their tour schedule with the following dates:

8/25 HOLE IN THE SKY FESTIVAL Bergen (NO), Hordaland
9/26 METAL RUMBLE FESTIVAL Saint Médard en Jalles (FR), Aquitaine
10/2 LOUNGE BAR Alton (UK)
10/3 PURPLE TURTLE London (UK)
10/4 PROGPOWER EUROPE Baarlo (NL), Limburg
10/10 MASS DEATHTRUCTION FESTIVAL Louvain-la-Neuve(BE), Walloon Brabant
10/16 SOIREE METAL Chaumont (FR), Champagne-Ardenne
10/23 LE GIBUS Paris (FR), Ile-de-France
10/24 SID FESTIVAL Joué-les-Tours (FR), Centre
11/7 LA CAVE A MUSIQUE Mâcon (FR), Bourgogne
11/14 METAL RIDE FESTIVAL Nancy (FR), Lorraine
11/27 FESTIVAL TOUR DE CHAUFFE @ LE NAUTILYS Comines (FR), Nord-Pas-de-Calais
11/28 L’USINE A CHAPEAUX Rambouillet (FR), Ile-de-France
12/4 LE FERRAILLEUR Nantes (FR), Pays de la Loire
12/5 LE MANEGE Lorient (FR), Bretagne

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