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Formed: 2004
From: Denver, CO, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Havok News

Below is our complete Havok 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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Havok Posts Second Studio Video

Havok has posted a second studio video clip online through Metalinjection.net from the band's stay in the studio recording "Time Is Up." You can check out the clip below. "Time Is Up" is set for release on March 29th via Candlelight Records.

Click Here To Watch The Video

The previously uploaded studio video is also available to be viewed at this location. You can catch Havok live on the following dates:

3/18/2011 Headhunters - Austin, TX
3/20/2011 Dirty Dog Bar - Austin, TX
3/26/2011 Mo’s - Englewood, CO [Record Release Show]
4/02/2011 Aggie Theater - Fort Collins, CO

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Band Lineup Announced For SXSW Showcases

The lineups have been announced for the upcoming SXSW music showcases that will be occurring between March 16th - March 19th. Details are as follows:

Wednesday, March 16th

Brooklyn Vegan Day Party
Venue: Emo's
12:20 The Roller
1:10 Deafheaven
1:55 The Secret
2:40 Ken Mode
3:30 Dax Riggs
4:20 Trash Talk
5:10 Kylesa

Thursday, March 17th

Thrasher/Impose Day Party
Venue: Scoot Inn [Outside Stage]
5:00pm - Trash Talk
4:00pm - Weedeater
3:00pm - Zoroaster
2:00pm - Liturgy
1:00pm - The Body

Full Metal Texas / BrooklynVegan Stage
Venue: Emo's [Inside Stage]
5:00pm - YOB
4:05pm - Trap Them
3:10pm - Hull
2:20pm - Kverlertak
1:35pm - Rwake
12:50pm - All Pigs Must Die
12:05pm - Goes Cube More...

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Havok Posts Recording Footage

Metalinjection.net has posted behind the scenes footage online of the making of Colorado thrashers Havok's new album "Time Is Up." The video clip can be viewed below, and the band's new album is due out March 29th on Candlelight.

Click Here To Watch The Video

You can also listen to the new Havok song "Scumbag in Disguise" at this location.

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Havok Updates Tour Schedule

Vocalist /guitarist David Sanchez of Denver thrash act Havok, which is currently pillaging the lands on tour with Florida death metallers Malevolent Creation, has checked in from the road with the following update: "Tour is getting better and better! Everyone gets along and we're all having fun. I can't wait to get to Denver and the West Coast. It's party time!" The remaining dates on the tour are as follows:

2/25/2011 Fubar - St. Louis, MO
2/26/2011 Riot Room - Kansas City, MO
2/27/2011 Marquis Theater - Denver, CO
2/28/2011 Club Vegas - Salt Lake City, UT
3/01/2011 Studio Seven - Seattle, WA
3/02/2011 Branx - Portland, OR
3/04/2011 Brick By Brick - San Diego, CA
3/05/2011 Cheyenne Saloon - Las Vegas, NV
3/06/2011 The Clubhouse - Tempe, AZ
3/07/2011 EBGB’s - Amarillo, TX
3/08/2011 Reno’s Chop Shop - Dallas, TX
3/09/2011 Emo’s - Austin, TX
3/10/2011 Riverside Warehouse - Shreveport, LA

Havok's new album "Time Is Up" is slated for a March 29th street date via Candlelight Records. You can listen to a new song from the album, titled "Scumbag in Disguise," at this location, or read our recent interview with Havok here.

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Havok Premieres New Song, "Scumbag In Disguise"

Metalunderground.com has obtained the exclusive premiere of the song "Scumbag In Disguise" from Denver-based thrashers Havok. You can check it out in the player below. The track is off the band's upcoming new full-length entitled "Time Is Up," which is slated for a March 29th release via Candlelight Records. The album, a follow-up to "Burn" (reviewed here), was mastered by James Murphy and features ten tracks of pure thrash.

As previously announced, Havok will be supporting Malevolent Creation on an upcoming U.S. tour, alongside Full Blown Chaos, The Absence, and Beyond Terror Beyond Grace.

Here's the complete tracklisting for Havok's "Time Is Up:"

1. Prepare For Attack
2. Fatal Intervention
3. No Amnesty
4. D.O.A.
5. Covering Fire
6. Killing Tendencies
7. Scumbag In Disguise
8. The Cleric
9. Out Of My Way
10. Time Is Up

You can still check out "Fatal Intervention" on MetalSucks.net as well. Check out more of Havok's music on the band's MySpace player.

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Havok Reveals New Album Details

Denver-based metal act Havok has revealed the details for its forthcoming second full length album. The album, titled "Time Is Up," will be released through Candlelight Records on March 29, 2011. You can view the album's tracklisting below:

1. Prepare For Attack
2. Fatal Intervention
3. No Amnesty
4. D.O.A.
5. Covering Fire
6. Killing Tendencies
7. Scumbag In Disguise
8. The Cleric
9. Out Of My Way
10. Time Is Up

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Malevolent Creation Announces U.S. Headline Tour

Death metal veterans Malevolent Creation have announced the dates for its forthcoming headline tour of the United States. Support on the tour will come from Full Blown Chaos, The Absence, Havok and Beyond Terror Beyond Grace. You can view the full list of dates, cities and venues below:

02/11 Tampa, FL – Brass Mug (Malevolent Creation & The Absence only)
02/12 Raleigh, NC – Volume 11
02/13 Baltimore, MD – Ottobar
02/14 Virginia Beach, VA – Buddha’s Place
02/15 Stamford, CT – Warehouse 66
02/16 Albany, NY – Bogie’s
02/17 Trenton, NJ – Championship Bar & Grill
02/18 Buffalo, NY – Evening Star
02/19 Detroit, MI – Harpo’s
02/20 Steger, IL – Hole In The Wall
02/22 Chicago, IL – Reggies
02/23 St Paul, MN – Station 4
02/24 Madison, WI – The Annex
02/25 St Louis, MO – Fubar
02/26 Kansas City, MO – Riot Room
02/27 Denver, CO – Marquis Theater
02/28 Salt Lake City, UT – Club Vegas
03/01 Seattle, WA – Studio Seven
03/02 Portland, OR – Branx
03/04 San Diego, CA – Brick By Brick
03/05 Las Vegas, NV – Cheyenne Saloon
03/06 Tempe, AZ – The Clubhouse
03/08 Dallas, TX – Reno’s Chop Shop
03/09 Austin, TX – Emo’s
03/10 Shreveport, LA – Riverside Warehouse
03/11 Orlando, FL – The Haven

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Havok Premiers New Song On MetalSucks

MetalSucks premieres "Fatal Intervention," from Denver, Colorado thrash metal band HAVOK. "Fatal Intervention" is a brand new track from the band's upcoming Time Is Up full-length to be released via Candlelight next year. Vocalist/guitarist Dave Sanchez promises the record will be "so thick, it's gonna give you diarrhea." Release date and further details TBA.

Check out "Fatal Intervention" at this location.

HAVOK are currently on tour with Wretched and Armed For The Apocalypse. The US. Remaining dates include:

10/28/2010 Nestor Tavern - Fargo, ND
10/29/2010 Rocks Bar - St. Cloud, MN
10/30/2010 Warehouse - La Crosse, WI
11/02/2010 The Space - St. Paul, MN
11/03/2010 Bar 3 - Rockford, IL
11/05/2010 Carriage House - Louisville, OH
11/06/2010 Underground - Sandusky, OH
11/10/2010 Championships - Trenton, NJ
11/11/2010 Bourbon St. - Baltimore, MD
11/12/2010 Hooligans - Jacksonville, NC
w/ Armed For The Apocalypse only
11/14/2010 Fubar - St. Louis, MO
11/16/2010 Aftershock - Kansas City, MO

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Wretched Announces "Beyond The Gate" Tour

Wretched will be headlining the “Beyond the Gate" tour in support of the band's new album with openers Havok and Armed for Apocalypse. The currently announced dates are as follows:

10/17/10 Nashville, TN The Muse
10/19/10 Dallas, TX Reno's Chop Shop
10/20/10 San Antonio, TX White Rabbit
10/21/10 Austin, TX Dirty Dog Saloon
10/22/10 Albuquerque, NM The Compound
10/23/10 Tucson, AZ DV8
10/25/10 Las Vegas, NV The Farm
10/27/10 Lincoln, NE Knickerbockers
10/28/10 Fargo, NE The Nestor Tavern
10/29/10 St. Cloud, MN The Rocks Bar
10/30/10 Lacrosse, WI Warehouse
11/2/10 Minneapolis, MN The Space
11/3/10 Rockford, IL Bar 3
11/4/10 Bay City, MI The Vault
11/5/10 Louisville, OH Carriage House
11/6/10 Sandusky, OH Underground
11/7/10 Reading, PA The Silo
11/10/10 Trenton, NJ Championships
11/11/10 Baltimore, MD Bourbon Street
11/12/10 Jacksonville, NC Hooligans

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Diabolical Announces Swedish Show

Diabolical has issued the following update about performing a show in Sweden on September 25th:

"Live appearance on Swedish soil confirmed. 25.09 2010 / SWE / Linköping / Konsert & Kongress Headline gig together with label mates Havok and Los Sin Nombre. See you there! For more info, check the event. We also want you to know that more live dates will be added soon, so stay tuned."

Sample Diabolical songs are also available for streaming through the band's MySpace page.

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Havok Reveals New Album Song Titles

Denver metal band Havok has issued the following new album update:

"Now is the winter of our discontent made glorious summer by this Sun of ours. After over a year of tensions, ruptures, struggles, and a staggering amount of intense work, time has now come to reveal the title of HAVOK's sophomore full-length album."

"STATUES OF SISYPHUS represents to us the experience of human existence. With others, with ourselves. The cyclical rise and fall, the Ourobouros of meaninglessness and mundanity. What we are, what we were, what we will remain. A worn philosophical symbol perhaps, but none the less potent, none the less real as it has been proved to us over and over again.
The music we will present to you is a logical continuation of our earlier works, as well as a massive leap forward, in all directions. Extreme? Yes; over-the-top velocities, stupefying guitar work and insane vocals guaranteed. Progressive? In several senses. Death Metal? In lack of better terms, yes. The album will be produced by Andreas Wiberg (previous member of The Shattering) in coalition with ourselves, and released by ViciSolum Productions as 2010 falls (say, November). A few of the song titles are: 'Linear Existence,' 'The Glacial Face,' 'Grey Eyes, Golden Skin,' 'Carver Of Lies,' and 'Unventured Thoughts.'"

"We are set to commence the drum production on March 22. More information will be revealed as we go along."

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Ravage Discusses Members' Side Projects

Boston thrash metal band Ravage has issued the following update:

"As for us, we will be playing a couple of more local shows including a hometown show to benefit the homeless at My Honey Fitz in Malden MA on March 20th. It will be the first time we have played inside the actual Malden city limits in many years. I think it will be our first Malden show since the infamous shows at TJ's Roadhouse back in 2000. We are also playing special April Fools Metal Thursdays show at Ralph's Diner in Worcester MA on April 1st."

"We also hope to make up some of the southwest shows we missed during last fall's US tour. We'll be appearing at Thrashmagedon 2 in Albuquerue NM on May 1st and details on any other shows will be announced soon."

"We are working on new material and hope to begin recording some time in the summer."

"In other news..."

"Check out the forthcoming album from STEEL MAID - featuring members of RAVAGE, RITUAL STEEL, and IVORY TOWER. It was recorded over the last 2 years and will finally be released on CD and Vinyl by Karthago Records in April. You can now hear clips from all the tracks at www.steel-maid.de in the soundcheck section."

"Ravage bassist Rich Berte is recording a demo with his thrash band Rich Berte's LETHAL DESIGN - which should be available soon."

"Former Ravage bassist Mike Gignac's band RIPFENCE recently finished recording and should have an album coming out soon."

"Ravage drummer Pete Webber has joined Colorado thrashers HAVOK and will be playing on tour with them this spring. We wish him the best of luck as he heads out on an extensive stint opening for Primal Fear and Hammerfall."

"Drummer Dan Kowal (of Rich Berte's LETHAL DESIGN) has been named as a fill-in at the drum position. Check out his other band SKULLHAMMER who also have an album coming soon."

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Hammerfall Announces More US Tour Dates

Sweden’s Metal Masters HAMMERFALL will be touring the U.S. and Canada in support of their latest album, "No Sacrifice, No Victory." The 27-show tour is set to kick off in West Springfield, Virginia on March 5th with the finale planned for April 8th in Houston, Texas. Boston video game metal band Powerglove will be opening for the first 18 dates on the tour; Los Angeles’ Echoes of Eternity and Havok will open the remainder of the tour following the Hollywood show. Dates are follows:


3/5 W. Springfield, VA @ Jaxx
3/6 Worcester, MA @ The Palladium
3/7 New York, NY @ Irving Plaza
3/9 Philadelphia, PA @ The Trocadero
3/10 Montreal, QC @ Club Soda
3/11 Quebec City, QC @ Imperial
3/12 Toronto, ON @ The Opera House
3/13 Cleveland, OH @ Peabody’s
3/15 Chicago, IL @ Metro
3/16 Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave
3/18 St. Paul, MN @ Station 4
3/19 Winnipeg, MB @ The West End Cultural Center
3/21 Edmonton, AB @ Starlite Room
3/22 Calgary, AB @ Warehouse
3/23 Vancouver, BC @ The Venue
3/24 Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
3/26 San Francisco, CA @ Grand Ballroom @ Regency Center
3/27 Los Angeles, CA @ House of Blues


3/28 San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
3/30 Las Vegas, NV @ House of Blues
3/31 Santa Ana, CA @ The Galaxy Theater
4/1 Mesa, AZ @ U.B.’s Bar
4/2 Tuscon, AZ @ The Rock
4/4 Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theater
4/6 Dallas, TX @ Trees
4/7 Austin, TX @ Emo’s
4/8 Houston, TX @ Meridian

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Havok Announces US Tour Dates

Denver thrashers Havok have announced the following US tour dates:

8/21 - UB’s Bar - Mesa, AZ
8/22 - Vaudeville - Tucson, AZ
8/24 - Music Trader - San Diego, CA (free show - record store)
8/25 - Royal Dive - Oceanside, CA (21+)
8/26 - Paroah’s Den - Riverside, CA
8/27 - Pizza Factory - Modesto, CA
8/28 - Four Eighteen Projecct - Santa Cruz, CA
8/29 - Kennel Club - Sacramento, CA
9/4 - Thee Parkside - San Francisco, CA
9/5 - Musichead - Medford, OR
9/6 - Satyricon - Portland, OR
9/7 - Hell’s Kitchen - Tacoma, WA
9/8 - Bit Saloon - Seattle, WA
9/9 - Gusto Bar - Boise, ID
9/10 - Club Vegas w. Salt Lake City, UT
9/11 - Marquis Theater - Denver, CO
9/12 - Knickerbockers - Lincoln, NE
9/14 - Memory Lanes - Minneapolis, MN
9/15 - Cactus Club - Milwaukee, WI
9/16 - Jordan Music - Kenosha, WWI
9/17 - Beat Kitchen - Chicago, IL
9/18 - HELP US BOOK!!! Cleveland, OH
9/19 - Club Diablo - Buffalo, NY
9/20 - Waterfront Tavern - Holyoke, MA
9/21 - The Meatlocker - Montclair, NJ
9/23 - The Charleston - Brooklyn, NY
9/24 - The Depot - York, PA
9/25 - Millcreek Tavern - Philadelphia, PA
9/26 - The Tavernackle - Blacksburg, VA
9/27 - Volume 11 Tavern - Raleigh, NC
9/29 - Joey G’s - Madison, IN
9/30 - Bulldog Café - Louisville, KY
10/1 - TBA - Saint Louis, MO
10/2 - Riot Room - Kansas City, MO
10/3 - Bora Bora - Oklahoma City, OK
10/4 - HELP US BOOK! Dallas/Ft Worth, TX
10/5 - Stafford Main Street - Bryan, TX
10/6 - HELP US BOOK!!! Austin, TX
10/7 - The Ten Eleven - San Antonio, TX
10/8 - Chics - El Paso, TX
10/9 - UB’s Bar - Mesa, AZ
10/10 - 9:00P Vaudeville - Tucson, AZ
10/11 - TBA - Los Angeles, CA
10/12 - TBA - San Diego, CA
10/13 - TBA - Bakersfield, CA
10/14 - Blue Lagoon - Santa Cruz, CA
10/15 - Pizza Factory - Modesto, CA
10/16 - 924 Gilman – Berkeley, CA

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Havok Filming New DVD

Denver thrashers Havok have issued the following statement about filming a DVD in February:

"For all of you that don't know...

"You MUST be at the Marquis on Tuesday, Feb 10th. We will be filming the show for a Music Video/DVD. Be a part of history and be at this show!

"Message us for tickets."

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Havok Signs To Candlelight Records

Candlelight Records confirms the signing of Denver-based thrashers Havok. The band are currently completing their debut album titled "Burn" which is expected for release early spring. The album, produced by vocalist/guitarist David Sanchez at Dirty D Studios and mixed by Bart McCrorey at Motaland Studios, contains twelve songs from the youthful band featuring guitarist Shawn Chavez, drummer Ryan Bloom and bassist Jesse de Los Santos with Sanchez. More...

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