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Latest Steel Nation News

Below is our complete Steel Nation 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.

The Mongoloids Announces US Tour Dates

New Jersey thrash metal band The Mongoloids has announced the following American tour dates:

February 11th - Washington DC @ The Rock and Roll Hotel w/ Madball
February 12th - Westchester, Pennsylvania @ The Note w/ Madball
February 13th - Sayreville, New Jersey @ Starland Ballroom w/ E Town Concrete
February 14th - Fredricksburg, Virginia @ KC's Music Alley w/ American Me
February 15th - Greensboro, North Carolina @ Legitimate Business w/ Blacklisted and Advent
February 16th - Columbia, South Carolina @ House of Hardcore
February 17th - Douglasville, Georgia @ The 7 Venue
February 18th - Jacksonville, Florida @ Doozer's
February 19th - Miami, Florida @ Volume Studios w/ Know the Score
February 20th - Venice, Florida @ Chop Shop
February 21st - Pensacola, Florida @ TBA
February 22nd - Metairie, Louisiana @ The High Ground
February 23rd - San Antonio, Texas @ The White Rabbit W/ Hardside
February 24th - Fort Worth, Texas @ 1919 Hemphill W/ Power Trip
February 25th - Little Rock, Arkansas @ Vinos
February 26th - Nitro, West Virginia @ The Brickhouse
February 27th - Wilmington, Delaware @ Mojo 13
February 28th - Scranton, Pennsylvania @ Eleanor Rigby's
March 1st - Montreal, Quebec @ The Underworld w/ ABACABB
March 2nd - Brampton, Ontario @ All Stars
March 3rd - Windsor, Ontario @ The Warhaus
March 4th - Southgate, Michigan @ The Modern Exchange w/ Continuance and Take it Back!
March 5th - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania @ The Smiling Moose w/ Steel Nation and Deathright
March 6th - Naples, New York @ Hardwear w/ Rhinoceros
March 7th - Holyoke, Massachusetts @ The Waterfront Tavern

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xTyrantx Announces January US East Coast Tour

xTyrantx has announced the following 2010 US east coast tour dates:

01/05/10 Whitesburg , KY @ Whitesburg Shriners Hall
01/07/10 Tampa, FL @ Transitions w/Thick as Blood
01/08/10 Ft.Myers, FL @ Ethos w/Thick as Blood
01/09/10 Jacksonville, FL @ The Pit W/TUI, Cruel Hand and more
01/11/10 Richmond, VA @ Alley Katz
01/12/10 Lemoyne, PA @ The Championship w/Steel Nation

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Steel Nation Posts New Song, More Tour Dates

Steel Nation recently posted the title track to their upcoming full length CD/LP "Forever Wounded," which will be released on October 13th. The 35 minute effort was recorded at Big Blue Meenie Studios (Madball, SOD, AF, Merauder, etc) in Jersey City, NJ and mastered by Alan Douches at West West Side. "Forever Wounded" also has a couple guest vocal spots courtesy of Alex from Cold World and Karl from Strength for a Reason.

Steel Nation has 31 shows in the U.S. and Canada supporting Death Before Dishonor lined up for this October. The trek will feature stretches of dates with Reign Supreme, Alpha & Omega, and Forfeit in tow. Here are the latest Steel Nation tour dates: More...

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Reign Supreme Heading On Tour

Reign Supreme is currently on the road with Shai Hulud and The Carrier. They also announced an October stint with Death Before Dishonor and Steel Nation. You can see the dates after the jump. More...

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A389/Chainsaw Safety Records Posts 2009 Sampler

A389/Chainsaw Safety Records has posted a free 25 song sampler online, featuring current and upcoming tracks by: GEHENNA, PULLING TEETH, RAWRADARWAR, INTEGRITY, GRAY GHOST, ROT IN HELL, DEATHCYCLE, DEFEATIST, PALA, STEEL NATION, RINGWORM, DISNIHIL, SPLITTING HEADACHE, TRAPPED UNDER ICE, GUT INSTINCT, CELEBRITY MURDERS, DIE YOUNG, DIRTY MONEY, DAY OF MOURNING, IN COLD BLOOD, FRIGHTENER, THE HORROR, ROSES NEVER FADE, COBRA NOIR AND OAK.

You can download the free A389/Chainsaw Safety sampler here.

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Steel Nation Embarks On Tour

STEEL NATION is on tour again with No Turning Back (2/18-2/26) and No Truce (2/20-3/8). Here are the latest tour dates.

Feb 8 The Brickhouse, St. Albans, West Virginia
Feb 9 Skull Alley, Louisville, Kentucky
Feb 10 The 1511, Indianapolis, Indiana
Feb 11 Metal Shaker, Chicago, Illinois
Feb 12 Billiards Blue Room, Springfield, Missouri
Feb 13 Cactus Jack’s, Belton, Missouri
Feb 14 Blast-O-Mat, Denver, Colorado
Feb 18th-25 with No Turning Back and No Truce
Feb 18 King Cobra, Seattle, Washington
Feb 19 Buffalo Jump, Vancouver, Washington
Feb 20 The Fire Escape, Citrus Heights, California
Feb 21 The HQ, Reno, Nevada (No NTB)
Feb 22 The Castle, Soledad, California
Feb 23 China Town Youth Center, Fresno, California
Feb 24 Casa De La Raza, Santa Barbra, California
Feb 25 Kimbara Bar, Tijuna, Mexico
No Truce only
Feb 27 East Side Joe’s, Las Vegas, Nevada
Feb 28 Drive River, Tuscon, Arizona
Mar 1 The Worhol, San Antonio, Texas
Mar 4 The Hi-Tone, Memphis area, Tennessee
Mar 5 The Coup, Clarksville, Tennessee
Mar 7 Bagel Czar, Richmond, Virginia
Mar 8 The Champ, Lemoyne, Pennsylvania

In related news, the Steel Nation/Crucified 7" began shipping last week.

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Steel Nation Seeking New Singer

Hardcore band Steel Nation is currently looking for a vocalist. Official requirements include: Must have the vocals of a rabid animal. Must be experience in the ways of mid 90's hardcore. Must be responsible and able to travel to practice in the Pennsylvania area. Must be able to tour.

Interested parties can contact the band on their MySpace page.

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Line-up Changes For This Is Hardcore 2008 Festival

Some bands have dropped off this year's This Is Hardcore Fest and the organizers have posted a message to explain why.

"108- These guys are great. Right now they have things to take care and are taking the remainder of the spring/summer off to handle business. Expect them back at full speed this fall/winter."

"SHATTERED REALM – Another band we were really looking forward to, but due to lineup changes will not be playing the fest. They will however be playing Pressure Fest in Germany with Original Singer Chris (of Suffer The Living)."

"STEEL NATION- With a split 7" in the studio their singer flakes out and leaves them stranded. Pauly Edge of Meltdown came to the rescue but ultimately they are without a singer right now. Hopefully they will have someone by August and will be playing the PRESHOW!!"

Some of the bands that are currently confirmed for the festival's lineup include:

ALPHA & OMEGA
CONVICTED
HARD RESPONSE
xKINGDOMx
MAXIMUM PENALTY
PAINT IT BLACK
POVERTY BAY SAINTS
REIGN SUPREME
TERROR

Although location information was not readily available, the festival is presumably taking place later this summer in Philadelphia, PA, as in past years. More details will be posted as they are made available.

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Fight Like Hell To Disband In March

Colorado hardcore band Fight Like Hell (Double Or Nothing Records) will be disbanding in March. Here's a statement from the band:

"In the past two years, Fight Like Hell has gone above and beyond any of our expectations. What started out as a fun side project turned into an amazing thing that fulfilled every dream a kid who wanted to be in a DIY band could ever have. But unfortunately, it is time to move on. Yes we are breaking up after one last tour, but we are parting on good terms, and we will resurface from time to time. Some of us are leaving Denver, and we are all going to pursue individual endeavors, musical and otherwise, so don't worry, we're still going to be around. To everybody across the country who supported us and believed in what we said, what we did and how we lived- you guys are the reason that every show, every song we played will always ring out as amazing moments in our lives. Thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you. And to all you Denver kids, what can we say? It's been a blast, start to finish. We did it all for you, and we couldn't have burned as bright as we did without your support. Keep doing what you do, making Denver the best city in this whole nation.

"We are going on one last tour to the West Coast (sorry, Texas), starting mid-February with Steel Nation. Check the Myspace page for specific dates and venues. Our last show will be March 15th, at the Marquis, with Folsom, Lose None, Crooked Ways, Killing Kings, Speak In Vowels and Bitter Truth. Come down and bring the ruckus. Once again, thank you to every one of our fans for all the love you showed us. It will never be forgotten. Who knows when you'll see us again, but never fear, FLH will never die. All love, Fight Like Hell"

Late last year, Fight Like Hell added bassist Joel to their line-up in addition to Jake (of Blood In Blood Out) on second guitar and was planning begin writing a new album for release in 2008.

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A389 Records Anniversary Show In Baltimore

A389 Records will be celebrating its anniversary at the Ottobar in Baltimore, MD. The show will take place on January 12th and admission is $12. The following bands will perform:

Pulling Teeth
Gehenna
Starkweather
Deathcycle
Steel Nation

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Baltimore Circle Pit Fest Info

Baltimore Circle Pit Fest IV will take place on November 23rd and 24th at the Velocipede Bike Collective in Baltimore, MD. Here's the line-up:

Friday, November 23rd:
Government Warning
Ruiner
Set to Explode
Frightner
Forefit
Coke Bust
The Ergs
Harsh Truth
Positive Reinforcement
Let Down
Draize
Deathamer

Saturday, November 24th:
Ringworm
Pulling Teeth
Sick Fix
Trash Talk
Lion of Judah
Blank Stare
Magrudergrind
Steel Nation
Surroundings
Triac
The Mongoloids
War Hungry
Braindead

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Reign Supreme, Steel Nation Tour Dates

Reign Supreme and Steel Nation will tour the East Coast together in the coming weeks. Here are the dates:

10/25 Richmond, VA @ Ramakins w/ Bracewar
10/26 Kernersville, NC @ Creation Skatepark
10/27 Miami, FL @ The Dog Pound
10/28 Tampa, FL @ 688 Skatepark
10/29 Chamblee, GA @ The Shop w/ Cloak Dagger
10/30 Birmingham, AL @ Skates 280
10/31 Nashville, TN @ Meemaw House
11/2 Columbus, OH @ High Five
11/3 Wilkinsburg, PA @ Roboto Project
11/4 Kingston, PA @ Backstage Enterprises
11/5 Wallingford, CT @ American Legion
11/6 Cambridge, MA @ Elks Lodge
11/7 Ronkonkoma, NY @ Fifth Ave Arena

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