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Latest Compression News

Below is our complete Compression 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.

Moving The Earth Fest II Posts Line-Up

The line-up for the Moving The Earth Fest II has been posted below. It will take place again at the Windup Space in Baltimore, Maryland on Saturday and Sunday March 22nd and 23rd.

Saturday will feature Sixty Watt Shaman and Sunday will feature veteran Maryland doom band Iron Man, whose "Hail to the Haze" official video is posted below. Get more information over on the event page.


Saturday March 22nd 7pm

The Return of Sixty Watt Shaman
Wasted Theory
Passage Between

Sunday March 23rd 6pm

Iron Man
Asthma Castle
Bastards of Reality
Black Lung
Northwoods More...

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Compression To Play CD Release Party

Compression will be holding a CD release party in Baltimore's The Ottobar on Friday, May 30, 2008. The band will be celebrating the release of their long-awaited album "Battle of the Ants, which will be released on Hard Volume Records. You can also buy the album from IndieKazoo in MP3 format or listen to some short samples there. More...

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Compression's "Battle Of The Ants" In Production

Compression's long-awaited upcoming album "Battle of the Ants" is going to production this week. The Baltimore experimental metal band will release "Battle of the Ants" later this year on Hard Volume Records.

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Hard Volume Signs Two Bands, Getting Storefront

Hard Volume Records has signed two more bands to the label that owner Joe Natoli describes as "absolutely f**king jaw-dropping amazing." They are rock band Dead Men Sway and metal band Rest Among Ruins.

In other label news, Hard Volume has also signed a distro deal with Seventh Seal to sell their debut album and latest EP. Additionally, Compression's "Battle of the Ants" 2CD set (limited edition packaging, video extras and more) will be out this Fall.

Other label news includes talks with a large metal mailorder, a deal with Sonic/BeNeLux to carry all Hard Volume bands overseas (Belgium/Netherlands/Luxembourg) and a Hard Volume storefront in downtown Baltimore's new Lo-Fi Social Club. Hard Volume is expected to be there in force for the club's grand opening (stay tuned for details).

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