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Formed: 1998
From: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest A Life Once Lost News

Below is our complete A Life Once Lost 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.

Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.

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A Life Once Lost Studio Update

A Life Once Lost are currently in the studio recording their Ferret Music debut. Drum and basic guitar tracking have been completed and the band is preparing to record vocals. ALOL has apparently been working with Lamb Of God vocalist Randy Blythe on vocal production. Meanwhile, mixing for the album will begin on March 14th, followed by mastering, which will take place at Sterling Sound in New York City. According to the band, "If you are expecting A Great Artist part 2, you're not going to get it. With that said, prepare for one raging disc."

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Bury Your Dead, The Red Chord, ALOL Tour Dates

Initial stops have been unveiled for the upcoming North American run featuring The Red Chord, Bury Your Dead, A Life Once Lost and If Hope Dies as follows:

April 01st Lemoyne, Pennsylvania Champion Ship
April 04th Jacksonville, Florida Thee Imperial
April 05th Miami, Florida The Alley
April 07th Orlando, Florida The Back Booth
April 08th Ybor City, Florida The Orpheum
April 09th Tallahassee, Florida Big Daddy's
April 10th Baton Rouge, Louisiana The Darkroom
April 11th Little Rock, Arkansas Vino's
April 12th Memphis, Tennessee The Complex
April 20th Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania Café Metropolis

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Over 40 Bands Confirmed For NEMHF

The organizers of the New England Metal And Hardcore Festival have announced most of the bands that will perform at this year's event, set to be held Friday-Sunday, April 22-24, 2005 at The Palladium in Worcester. The billing for the festival is shaping up as follows:

Friday, April 22, 2005 (doors open at 3:00 p.m.): More...

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Reflux Tour Dates And MP3s

Reflux will be on the road in December, including stints with The Judas Cradle and A Life Once Lost. Meanwhile, Reflux have now posted three more songs from their new full-length here. Here are the tour dates: More...

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A Life Once Lost Signs With Ferret Music

Pennsylvania's A Life Once Lost have officially joined the Ferret Music roster. Formed in 1998, the group has previously released material with Loudnet, Robotic Empire, and, most recently, Deathwish Inc. ALOL recently began writing material for their next full-length, titled "Hunter." The effort will be recorded in January at Trax East studios in New Jersey with Eric Rachel (Every Time I Die, God Forbid) producing. Paul Ramano (Mastodon) will handle the layout. Look for the record to hit stores in spring 2005. Additionally, Ferret and Deathwish will re-release the group's latest full-length, "A Great Artist," in 2005 with additional artwork by Jacob Bannon.

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God Fobid Shows Being Filmed For Video

Shows during God Forbid's upcoming tour with A Life Once Lost et al will be filmed for the group's third video, this time for the song "Gone Forever." The video will be directed by Zach Merck (Shadows Fall, Atreyu) and should make its debut this winter.

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God Forbid Tour Update From Doc Coyle

New Jersey metal titans God Forbid will embark on a brief headlining tour that kicks off Sept. 23rd with support from A Life Once Lost, Norma Jean and The Red Chord, among others. All of these shows will be filmed for a live video for the album’s title track, “Gone Forever,” to be shot by acclaimed director Zach Merck (Atreyu, Shadows Fall). These dates will also serve as the last God Forbid shows in the U.S. this year as they will immediately head to Europe with Machine Head to close out 2004 with nine weeks worth of shows.

The group just wrapped up a highly successful run on Ozzfest and a short stint in Japan. Doc Coyle (guitars, vocals) checks in with the following update:

We have just returned from a very successful first-time trip to Japan. There were two shows in Tokyo with the legendary In Flames and mighty Chimaira. The crowd was extremely appreciative and active, even though we were the opening act. The show was highlighted with a ‘God Forbid' chant and plenty of fist pumping! A great deal of thanks goes out to Tetsu and everyone at Toy's Factory and Creative Man for rolling out the red carpet for us. It was a blast, and we can't wait to go back ASAP.

The conclusion of Ozzfest was also a great way to end the summer. We were disappointed that the last show in West Palm was cancelled. Hurricanes suck and we will try to get back down there on our next U.S. trek. Overall, this was the best thing to ever happen to God Forbid. I've never had more fun in my life, and I can't say enough how much we appreciated that opportunity. I want to thank the GF crew: Dirty Larry, Willie Gee, Billy "Vietnam" Bomba, Hoss Money, Jeremy, Socks, the entire 2nd stage, Jimmy and all at Jager, everyone at Century Media and of course all of the bands (especially 2nd stage) for being cool ass motherfuckers. Playing the shows was amazing, but the best part was the nighttime hangouts and grill sessions with all the boys (and a few girls). Damn, I feel like I'm accepting an Oscar. Anyway, props to Andy ETID for the Metallica Party and Ozzy for keeping that shit going!

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Norma Jean Scheduling Studio Time, Tour Dates

Norma Jean are currently scheduling studio dates to record their next full-length, entitled "O' God The Aftermath," which will hit stores in March 2005 through Solid State Records. Meanwhile, the group recently recorded the track "What Is This, Some Sort Of Freaking Burt Reynolds Convention?" with Matt Goldman (Underoath, Anberline) for the upcoming "This Is Solid State Volume 5" compilation. In related news, Norma Jean has upcoming tour dates scheduled in September and October with such bands as Evergreen Terrace, God Forbid, and Throwdown. Here are the latest tour dates: More...

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The Red Chord, Evergreen Terrace, etc Tour Dates

Dates have been set for the upcoming The Red Chord, Evergreen Terrace, A Life Once Lost, and Fear Before The March Of Flames tour. This tour was previously reported as the Radiotakeover tour, but more dates have been added to the list since then. The tour dates are as follows: More...

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Radiotakeover Tour To Feature The Red Chord

Evergreen Terrace, The Red Chord, A Life Once Lost, Fear Before The March Of Flames and I Killed The Prom Queen have announced the "Radiotakeover Tour" to take place in August. Not every band will appear on every date. Released dates are below:

7/28 Buffalo, NY Broadway Joes
7/29 Cleveland, OH Agora Ballroom
7/30 Covington, KY Radio Down
7/31 Grand Rapids, MI The Intersection
8/01 Iowa City, IA Gabe's Oasis
8/03 Kansas City, MO El Torreon
8/04 Denver, CO Rock Island
8/06 Anaheim, CA Chain Reaction
8/07 San Diego, CA The Epicenter
8/08 Phoenix, AZ Mason Jar (Feat. Full Blown Chaos, 100 Demons)
8/10 Houston, TX Mary Jane's/Fat Cat's
8/11 Dallas, TX Gypsy Tea Room
8/13 Tallahassee, FL Big Daddy's
8/16 Charlotte, NC The Casbah
8/25 South Amboy, NJ Krome

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A Life Once Lost Replace Bassist, Other Notes

A Life Once Lost recently parted ways (amicably) with bassist Nick Frasca for undisclosed reasons. To replace him, the group has recruited Alin Ashraf, formerly of The June Spirit. According to ALOL, "Yes, he was in a pop-punk band. No, we aren't going to write pop-punk songs." Meanwhile, the band has begun writing material for their next full-length, which they plan to record this winter with Eric Rachel at Trax East studios. In the interim, the ALOL will be touring consistently. Finally, look for the re-release of the band's debut full-length, "Open Your Mouth For The Speechless...," to hit stores this summer via Robotic Empire.

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Unearth Plan Spring Tour

UNEARTH have started to line up some dates for an upcoming Spring tour. The first date announced is:

April 29th - Knitting Factory - New York, NY

UPDATE: Supporting acts for this show will be A LIFE ONCE LOST and EVERGREEN TERRACE.

In related news UNEARTH's classic album "The Stings of Conscience " is now available on vinyl through Knife or Death Records.

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