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Bonded By Blood

Formed: 2005
From: Los Angeles, CA, United States
Last Known Status: Active

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Below is our complete Bonded By Blood 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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Bonded By Blood Kicking Off U.K. Tour

Pomona, California's Bonded By Blood is due to kick off a headlining U.K. tour this Sunday May 19th, immediately after completing a European tour with classic thrashers Hirax.

The U.K. trek starts off at the Boston Music Rooms in London, and features support throughout the tour from Flayed Disciple and Seprevation. Bonded By Blood bassist Jessie Sanchez recently commented:

"Our fans overseas never disappoint and we want to express our thanks by giving them a new set with a few surprises. This is going to be a tour you won't want to miss and it's an exclusive treat to our fans in the UK. See you in the pit!!!"

May 18 - London, UK - Boston Music Rooms
May 19 - Bristol, UK - Exchange
May 20 - Cardiff, UK - Full Moon
May 21 - Glasgow, UK - Audio
May 22 - Manchester, UK - Star and Garter
May 23 - Nuneaton, UK - Queens Hall
May 24 - Brighton, UK - The Lecturn More...

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Bonded By Blood Announces New Tour Dates

Chaotic Tapestry Management is proud to announce Southern California’s thrash merchants Bonded By Blood will be returning to U.K. soil this May.

Comments the band, "Were very excited to announce that we will be returning to the UK for a short headlining tour. Our fans over seas never disappoint and we want to express our thanks by giving them a new set with a few surprises. This is going to be a tour you won't want to miss and it's an exclusive treat to our fans in the UK. See you in the pit!!!"

Bonded By Blood return to the U.K. in support of third album "The Aftermath" Joining Bonded By Blood will be Flayed Disciple. Dates are as follows:

5/18th Boston Music Rooms, London
5/19th Exchange, Bristol
5/20th Full Moon, Cardiff
5/21st Audio, Glasgow
5/22nd Star & Garter, Manchester
5/23rd Queens Hall, Nuneaton
5/24th The Lecturn, Brighton*
*No Flayed Disciple More...

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Hirax Announces Tour With Bonded By Blood

California thrashers Hirax are gearing up to release new album "Immortal Legacy" (due out March 4th in North America and February 24th in Europe).

Now the band has also announced an upcoming tour with Bonded By Blood, Nuclear, and Methedras. Dates are as follows:

24.04. E-Zaragoza - Utopia
25.04. E-Gijon - Otto
26.04. PT-Barroselas - SWR Barroselas Metalfest
27.04. E-Madrid - We Rock
28.04. E-Valencia - Lala
29.04. E-Barcelona - Estaperlo Club
30.04. F-Toulouse - Terre Blanque
04.05. I-Brescia - Circolo Colony
05.05. I-Rome - Traffic Club
06.05. I-Bologna - Freakout
07.05. SLO-Skofja Loka - Pri Rdeci Ostrigi
08.05. A-Vienna - Metal Escape
09.05. D-Cottbus - Gladhouse
10.05. D-Essen Turock
11.05. D-Darmstadt - Steinbruch Theater
12.05. CZ-Brno - Melodka Club
13.05. D-Hamburg - Bambi Galore
15.05. NL-Arnhem - Willemeen @ The Move
16.05. NL-Drachten - Iduna
17.05. B-Luffinge - Huggins Awakening Fest More...

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Gama Bomb Drops Off U.S. Tour Due To Visa Issues

Irish thrashers Gama Bomb announced that the band is forced to drop off the planned tour of North America from August to September 2013 with Artillery, Bonded By Blood and Fueled By Fire. The reason: delays in securing visas.

"We’re really gutted to have to make this call, but we’ve found ourselves caught in a massive web of red tape and time’s run out to make the tour possible in the way we want it to be," said singer Philly Byrne.

"We’ve been faced with barriers and delays all for months now, and we held off on making this call, but ultimately we’re dealing with big organs of state where there’s no one person you can ring up and make it happen."

"Even worse than all the behind-the-scenes crap that’s gone on, letting our fans down is the hardest thing to stomach. If you bought a ticket for one of these cancelled shows, we’re coming back soon to make it up to you. We’re already working on making it happen."

Bassist Joe McGuigan commented: "We’ve done our best to make this tour happen but unfortunately this whole process is out of our hands. We want to apologize to our friends in Artillery, our brothers in Bonded By Blood, and most of all to all the US thrashers out there."

The tour is set to commence in San Diego on August 21st. More...

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Bonded By Blood Posts New Music Video

California thrashers Bonded By Blood posted a new music video for the track "Crawling in the Shadows." The song appears on the band's latest LP "The Aftermath," which was issued in July 2012 via Earache Records.

Check out the video here:

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"Back To The Black Tour" 2013 Teaser Available

Vader has announced dates for the first leg of the “Back To The Black Tour” 2013, which will also feature Aborted and Bonded By Blood. A teaser trailer for the trek is now available online and can be viewed below. The tour will also feature opening guests on the these dates:

FHOBI /17.01-10.02/
Adimiron /2.02-10.02/
Bloodshot Dawn /21.01-2.02/
Flayed Disciple /17.01-20.01/ More...

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Bonded By Blood Announces European Shows

Bonded By Blood has confirmed the dates for a 2013 European tour with Vader. The "Back to the Black" tour kicks off on January 17th in Berlin, Germany, and also features Aborted. The tour will be Bonded By Blood's first visit to Europe since the release of their new album, The Aftermath.

Bonded By Blood drummer Carlos Regalado comments: "We are excited to announce that in January we are heading oversees to Europe to tour with the legendary Vader! It's been a while since we have done a proper European tour and we just can't wait to get back out there and support The Aftermath live. We look forward to meeting some new fans and seeing some familiar faces. See you on the road!"

See Bonded By Blood on tour in Europe at the following shows: More...

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Final Bands Announced for Barge To Hell Cruise

The Barge To Hell is just days away from departure and final band announcements are being made. The cruise sets sail Monday, December 3rd, 2012 from Miami, FL to Nassau, Bahamas and returns on Friday, December 7th, 2012.

Just announced are Novembers Doom, Vital Remains, Brujeria and underground acts Abiotic, Zanthropya Ex, and Dark Sermon. The organizers also report that both the German and Canadian incarnations of Necronomicon will be in attendance.

With the announcement comes some bad news that Six Feet Under has had to cancel their appearance due to a scheduling conflict with their studio and needing to have their new album delivered in time.

You can still book a trip on the Barge To Hell.

The lineup is as follows: More...

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Exodus And More Confirmed For Barge To Hell

The organizers of the Barge To Hell cruise have issued the following announcement about confirming Exodus, Seita, Havok, and Necronomicon:

"Let the world-wide EXODUS for BARGE TO HELL begin! Paying tribute to their global customer base, they've also added: SEITA from Brazil and The Netherlands, HAVOK from the USA, NECRONOMICON from Germany and HEADCRUSHER from Colombia!

"Barge To Hell's customer service team is working around the clock to get everything ready for those that are booked to perform online check-in. Booked passengers can expect to receive their online check-in invitation on Monday.

"The madness begins on December 3rd, when 40 of the most extreme Metal Bands and 2,000 headbangers from all over the world will go to the Caribbean to take over a luxury cruise ship for a 5 day and 4 night trip to the undead! See each of the 40 bands play two live shows on two different days. That's 80 shows with unrestricted festival access to the three stages, each with it's own unique atmosphere:

- The luxurious 'A Chorus Line' theater where they spare no expense to have the benches removed on the floor. Because at a Metal show, who actually wants assigned seating in front of the stage?

- The cozy 'Spectrum' that gives you the real club feeling.

- And their jewel: The open air stage on the pool deck. The biggest festival stage to sail the Oceans.

"You can also get all your memorabilia signed at the Meet & Greet sessions. Be part of their infamous Metal Karaoke and many other special activities with the Artists. And last, but not least: Don't forget that they have bars on board that never close! What are you waiting for? You might even need a vacation from this vacation when all is said and done."

The following 35 bands have now been confirmed: More...

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Bonded By Blood Comments On Upcoming Tour Dates

Bonded Blood, which recently released new album "The Aftermath," has been confirmed for this year's Barge to Hell cruise, which sets sail from Miami to the Bahamas on December 3rd and returns on December 7th.

The band will be joining the likes of At The Gates, Behemoth, Sodom, Napalm Death, and more on one of the most extreme cruises in the world. Bonded By Blood has also confirmed a European tour with Vader and Aborted, which is set to take place through January and February, 2013. Dates are due to be announced soon.

Bonded By Blood drummer Carlos Regalado comments:

"We are ecstatic to be one of the lucky bands this year to be included in the Barge to Hell cruise! We can't wait to share the stage with all these legendary bands, and being able to play on such a huge ship while it sails to the Bahamas is just unreal. See you all on deck!

"We are also excited to announce that in January we are heading overseas to Europe to tour with the legendary Vader! It's been a while since we have done a proper European tour and we just can't wait to get back out there and support The Aftermath live. We look forward to meeting some new fans and seeing some familiar faces; see you on the road!" More...

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Grave, Bonded By Blood Confirmed For Barge To Hell

Departing in less than a month, two more bands have been announced for the Barge to Hell: Grave and Bonded By Blood. The Barge to Hell sets sail Monday, December 3rd, 2012 from Miami, FL to Nassau, Bahamas and returns on Friday, December 7th, 2012.

The currently announced lineup is as follows: More...

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Vader Announces Shows With Aborted

Poland's Vader has issued the following announcement about hitting the road in Europe alongside Aborted and Bonded By Blood:

"In the mid-January 2013 there starts long-awaited 'Back To The Black Tour' in Europe. Vader will give around 30 shows presenting the whole cult albums 'Black To The Blind' and 'Sothis.' You won't miss the bands hits too and a couple of surprises. Peter announces a real high quality death metal strike.

"The tour will be supported by the guests from Belgium's Aborted and Bonded By Blood from California, USA. Aborted is one of the leading brutal gore death metal bands. They have quite a lot albums and tours that were a great success. Recently on tour as a direct support for Cannibal Corpse. Bonded By Blood is one of the revelations of the rebirth of thrash metal.

"We will announce the full line-up and tour schedule soon."

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Bonded By Blood Posts Behind The Scenes Video

Bonded By Blood recently finished filming a music video for a new track, "Crawling in the Shadows," which is taken from new album "The Aftermath." The band documented the video shoot and has posted some behind-the-scenes footage online. Check out the making-of clip below.

Boned By Blood is currently on the road in support of the album, having just wrapped up two weeks of headlining shows on Saturday, before teaming up the next night with Death Angel for another two-week run. Drummer Carlos Regalado comments:

"We want to thank all the fans who came out to our two-week headlining tour. Everyone who helped us out and let us crash at their place, it's these awesome acts of generosity that help us so much and we couldn't be more grateful.

"We have now teamed up with our good friends Death Angel as they perform THE ULTRA-VIOLENCE in its entirety, plus Wretched, Threat Signal and Potential Threat for a sweet two-week run, including a hometown gig in LA at the Whisky on October 19th at the end of the tour!

"Also, we are finishing up our new music video for 'Crawling in the Shadows' and it is looking killer! Stay posted for an update of when the finished clip will premiere, but in the meantime, enjoy this behind-the-scenes/making-of teaser we made." More...

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Bonded By Blood Kicking Off U.S. Tour

Bonded By Blood is due to kick off a headlining U.S. tour tonight - Friday, September 21st - in support of the band's new album, "The Aftermath." The headlining trek starts off in Berkeley, California and runs until October 6th, following which the band will be teaming up with Death Angel, Threat Signal, and Wretched for more shows.

Bonded By Blood drummer Carlos Regalado comments:

"We are ecstatic to share the stage once again with our good friends in Death Angel! It is such an honor to be playing with these guys again; they influence us in every aspect of being in a band. They bring so much power and precision with their live set, as well as continuing to make killer albums and remain one of the top groups in their class. We look forward to seeing all our friends on the road and can't wait to tear all your faces off!"

Bonded By Blood also recently recorded a pre-tour video update, in which the band members discuss recording the new album, vocal techniques and more. Watch the video below. More...

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Bonded By Blood Announces Free Show

Bonded By Blood will celebrate the release of a brand new studio album next week with a free show in Fullerton, California.

"The Aftermath" is due to be released on July 2nd in Europe and July 3rd in North America, and Bonded By Blood is inviting fans to join in the celebrations with a completely free show on Monday, July 2nd at the Slidebar Rock-N-Roll Kitchen. Joining Bonded By Blood are Exmortus, Enrot, and Monolith.

View the flyer for the event at this location. For more information about the free show, join the official Facebook event page here.

A new song from the album, titled "Restless Mind," is available to download for free (e-mail address required) through Earache. You can also see Bonded By Blood live at the following shows:

Jul. 02 - Fullerton, CA - The Slidebar (FREE SHOW)
Jul. 21 - Victorville, CA - House Show
Jul. 27 - North Hollywood, CA - Universal Bar & Grill
Jul. 28 - Boyle Heights, CA - Salon de la Plaza (Matinee)
Jul. 28 - Indio, CA - The Date Shed
Aug. 03 - Ocean Beach, CA - Electric Ladyland
Aug. 18 - Mexico City, Mexico - Rock and Road

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Bonded By Blood Posts Tour Video Update

Bonded By Blood has posted a video update from the band's current North American tour. The band is now on the road with Kittie, Blackguard, and The Agonist, ahead of the release of Bonded By Blood's new album, "The Aftermath." Check out the video update below.

"The Aftermath" is due to be released on July 2nd in Europe and July 3rd in North America. The album was recorded with producer and former Machine Head/Soulfly guitarist Logan Mader (FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, DEVILDRIVER, GOJIRA) at Darth Mader Studios in Los Angeles. More...

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Metal Musicians Pay Tribute To Beastie Boy

A number of rock and metal musicians have posted tributes online to Beastie Boys rapper, bassist and co-founder, Adam Yauch, aka "MCA." Yauch passed away earlier today at the age of 47. The cause of death is presently unknown, though it suspected to be linked to his run in with cancer in 2009, for which he underwent surgery. Yauch was recently inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame along with his other Beastie Boys bandmates and other acts including Guns N Roses and the Red Hot Chilli Peppers, who dedicated their performance to absent Yauch.

Some of the hard rock tributes read as follows:

Slash: "Sad day. MCA was fucking awesome. RIP man. We'll miss you very much."

Anthrax: "RIP MCA. Cancer, you're an asshole.

Megadeth frontman, Dave Mustaine: "Rest In Peace Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch of the Beastie Boys. My condolences to his family and friends." More...

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Bonded By Blood Offering Free Song Download

Bonded By Blood is offering fans a free download of a brand new track, titled "Restless Mind." The track is taken from the band's new album, "The Aftermath," which is due to be released on July 2nd in Europe and July 3rd in North America. Bonded By Blood frontman Mauro Gonazalez comments:

"We chose 'Restless Mind' as the first single because it showcases a few different elements of the new album. The lyrics are basically about the troubles we go through in modern society, such as insomnia due to stress of high expectations."

Download "Restless Mind" for free now (e-mail address required) through Earache Records at this location.

Bonded By Blood is currently on tour in North America with Kittie, Blackguard, and The Agonist. Bonded By Blood drummer Carlos Regalado updates from the road:

"So far this tour has been an amazing experience! We have made so many new friends and have been enjoying the honor of sharing the stage every night with such awesome bands like The Agonist, Blackguard and, of course, Kittie. So much has happened in just 3 weeks, and we look forward to the next month of shows together. More tours to be announced soon! Be ready for The Aftermath!" More...

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Bonded By Blood Streams New Track

California thrashers Bonded by Blood are streaming the new track "Repulsive" (heard below). The song will appear on the band's third LP "Aftermath," which is scheduled for release on July 2, 2012 (EU) and July 3, 2012 (North America) through Earache Records.

The album will be the debut for new vocalist Mauro Gonzalez and bassist Jessie Sanchez on bass. "Aftermath" was recorded with producer Logan Mader (Fear Factory, Devildriver, Soulfly, Gojira).

The track listing for "Repulsive" is as follows:

1. I Can’t Hear You
2. Shepherds of Rot
3. The Aftermath
4. Crawling in the Shadows
5. In A Wake
6. Repulsive
7. Among the Vultures
8. Show No Fear
9. Restless Mind
10. Left Behind
11. Killing in the Name

Check out "Repulsive" here: More...

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SXSW 2012 Thrash Show Reverts to Garage Rock

On March 16th, 2012, Motorbreath Entertainment intended to create one of the best lineups featuring bands from the “New Wave of Thrash Metal.” Exmortus, Bonded By Blood, Havok, Speedwolf and Witchaven were on the bill to play Betsy’s Bar at Austin’s annual South By Southwest (SXSW) Festival. Oregon’s Spellcaster offered a style more in line with the New Wave of Classic Metal scene that has, in a sense, run parallel with the new thrash movement.

Besides Corrosion of Conformity who came to town with their crossover thrash, “Animosity” lineup, thrash metal is an endangered species in Austin during this time of the year. When I saw Motorbreath had organized a lineup of such great, young thrash bands, I had to help with promotion. Unfortunately, a number of mishaps led to Betsy’s Bar canceling the show. However, thanks to Alex Campos of local metal marauders, Beyond The Blood, the show went on! More...

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