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50 Lions

Formed: 2005
From: Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia
Last Known Status: Active

Latest 50 Lions News

Below is our complete 50 Lions 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.

50 Lions Begins Work On New Album

Australian hardcore band, 50 Lions, has begun recording of the bands sophomore album, entitled “Where Life Expires,” with Sam Johnson at Melbourne’s 3 Phase Studios. The new album is set to be released on October 23. 50 Lions will be joined by US band Trapped Under Ice on a Australian tour. The dates are as follows:

Nov 5 Underground, Adelaide AA
Nov 6 Evelyln, Melbourne
Nov 7 Somerville Mechanics Hall, Melbourne AA
Nov 8 Tuggeranong Youth Centre, Canberra AA
Nov 11 Princess Theatre, Brisbane AA
Nov 12 YAC, Byron Bay AA
Nov 13 Manning, Sydney Lic/AA
Nov 14 Rosemount Hotel, Perth
Nov 15 YMCA HQ, Perth AA

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Reign Supreme To Tour Europe with 50 Lions

Deathwish band Reign Supreme has announced a European tour with Australian band 50 Lions. As previously reported, Reign Supreme has also been added to the Bamboozle festival.

04/03: Leipzig, Germany @ Conne Island
04/04: Warsaw, Poland @ Radio Luxembourg
04/05: Wien, Austria @ Escape Metalcorner
04/06: Munchen, Germany @ Feierwerk - Sunny Red
04/07: Wiesbaden, Germany @ Schlachthof
04/08: Karlsruhe, Germany @ Alte Hackerei
04/09: Arnheim, Netherlands @ The Stage
04/10: Maasmachelen, Belgium @ Schuttershof
04/11: Le Mans, France @ Free Edge Fest
04/12: Nottingham, UK @ Rose of England
04/13: Birmingham, UK @ Eddies Rock Club
04/14: Leeds, UK @ Josephs Well
04/15: Ipswich, UK @ Rose and Crown
04/16: London, UK @ Underworld
04/17: Decines (Lyon), France @ Warm Audio
04/18: Paris, France @ Peniche Alternat
04/19: Ibbenburen, Germany @ Scheune
04/20: Gent, Belgium @ Frontline
04/21: Hengelo, Holland @ Innocent
04/22: Hamburg, Germany @ Rote Flora
04/23: Stockholm, Sweden @ Kafe 44
04/24: Halberstadt, Germany @ Salut
04/25: Essen, Germany @ Cafe Nova

05/03: East Rutherford NJ @ Bamboozle Fest

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Reign Supreme On Bamboozle East, More Tour Dates

Reign Supreme will be headed out on tour with Madball and Call to Preserve this March. This tour will be followed by a European tour with 50 Lions (Australia), marking Reign Supreme's first trip to Europe. Last but not least, they have been added to this years Bamboozle East Festival, happening on May 3rd in East Rutherford, NJ.

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Melbourne Date Added To Gorilla Biscuits Tour

Hardcore gods Gorilla Biscuits have announced a second show in Melbourne for their Australian December tour. Byron Bay hardcore band 50 Lions will be supporting.

Sun 7th Dec Club 299, Brisbane
w/ Values Here, Reachout!
Tickets on sale from Kill The Music, Rocking Horse, Mosh Pit, Butter Beats and all Oztix outlets.

Tue Dec 9 Cambridge, Newcastle
w/ White Male Dumbinance, Every Word
Tickets on sale from Moshtix outlets and www.moshtix.com.au.

Wed Dec 10 Annandale, Sydney
w/ Bad Blood, Ill Brigade
Tickets on sale from Annandale Hotel and www.annandalehotel.com

Thur Dec 11 Arthouse, Melbourne SOLD OUT
w/ Something More, Lookin In

Fri Dec 12 Arthouse, Melbourne
w/ 50 Lions, Pentridge
Tickets on sale from Missing Link, Greville Records, Polyester and www.resistrecords.com

Sat Dec 13 Enigma Bar, Adelaide
w/ Stolen youth, Infection, Something More
Tickets on sale from Venue Tix, www.venuetix.com.au & www.oztix.com

Sun Dec 14 Amplifier, Perth
w/ Miles Away, Extortion, Battletruk
Tickets on sale from Moshtix outlets and www.moshtix.com.au.

(All shows 18+)

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Confession Posts Demos From Upcoming Debut EP

After their final tour together in March, ex-members of I Killed The Prom Queen have joined forces with current members of 50 Lions to form Melbourne's latest sensation, Confession. The new band have just completed recording their debut EP, 'Can't Live, Can't Breathe,' and are going out on tour next month with Deez Nuts. 'Can't Live, Can't Breathe' is set to hit store shelves on October 11th. For now, you can hear the demo tracks, which have been posted on the bands Myspace page.

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Down To Nothing And 50 Lions To Release Split CD

Having toured Australia together in August 2007, Richmond, VA’s Down To Nothing and Byron Bay’s 50 Lions formed a strong friendship resulting in joining forces once again for this split release. Featuring six brand new songs (three from each band) exclusive to this release, the split showcases some of both bands best work to date. The split will be available on both CD and vinyl formats and available on June 7 through Resist Records in Australia and 6131 in the USA / Europe. A track from both bands is up on their Myspace pages, Down To Nothing and 50 Lions. 50 Lions are currently touring throughout Europe with Meltdown and Bitter End (check their MySpace for dates) before returning home to join Blacklisted on their Australian Tour.

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