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Agnostic Front

Formed: 1982
From: New York City, NY, United States
Last Known Status: Active

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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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Agnostic Front Recording New Album

Agnostic Front will enter Buzzbomb Sound Labs on December 5th to begin recording an 11th studio album.

The session will be handled by Paul Miner (Terror, H20, etc.) who will be engineering, mixing and mastering the release. Artwork and layout will be handled by artist Todd Huber, who also works with vocalist Roger Miret’s clothing-line American Made Kustom.

"We are excited to be working with Paul Miner at Buzzbomb Sound Labs on our new record which we are calling The American Dream Died,” comments Miret. “ This recording promises to be mean, fast and furious; with elements of our classic styles, adding chaotic blasts of real old school hardcore!" More...

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Agnostic Front Kicking Off Summer Tour

The New York hardcore icons in Agnostic Front will kick off their European summer tour on August 1st, 2014.

The band is still supporting latest hardcore manifest, "My Life, My Way," before hitting the studio soon to record a new album. See Agonist Front live on these dates:

01.08. CZ Moravská Trebová - Fest Pod Parou
02.08. D Schweinfurt - Alter Stadtbahnhof
03.08. I Milan - Carroponte + NOFX
04.08. D München - Free & Easy Festival
05.08. D Lindau - Club Vaudeville
06.08. F Colmar - Grillen
07.08. CH Martigny - Les Caves du Manoir
08.08. D Weinheim - Café Central
09.08. D Torgau - Endless Summer
10.08. UK Blackpool - Rebellion Festival
11.08. UK Dundee - Non Zeros
12.08. UK Manchester - Star & Garter
13.08. UK Buckley - The Tivoli
14.08. UK Newcastle - Think Tank
15.08. UK Edinburgh - Bannermans
16.08. UK Norwich - Owl Sanctuary
17.08. UK London - The Garage
19.08. AT Vienna - Viper Room
20.08. SLO Bratislava - Randal Club
21.08. CZ Ostrava - Barrak Music Club
22.08. CZ Praha - Futurum Musicbar
23.08. SK Kosice - Collosseum
24.08. PL Cieszanów - Cieszanów Rock Festival
26.08. RU St. Petersburg - Zal Ozhidanya
27.08. RU Moscow - Plan B
28.08. RU Minsk - Public
29.08. B Torhout - Masters@Rock Festival
30.08. D Köln - Underground More...

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Wacken Open Air 2013 Live Stream Details Revealed

The 2013 installment of the Wacken Open Air Festival kicks off today, but you don't have to be there to catch some of the action over the course of the weekend. Select bands from the festival will be shown via live stream at this location. There is no guarantee that the broadcast will be available in every country.

According to the schedule, highlights of the Wacken Metal Battle with Annihilator will be shown today at 18:30 (CET), 12:30pm (EST), 9:30am (PST). In addition, for Friday and Saturday, bands broadcast will be:

Friday, 2 August 2013 - Start: 18.30 CET (12:30pm EST)

Agnostic Front @ Black Stage
Ugly Kid Joe @ Party Stage
Corvus Corax @ Party Stage
Pretty Maids @ True Metal Stage
Amorphis @ Party Stage

Saturday, 3 August 2013 - Start: 16.45 CET (10:45am EST)

Black Messiah @ Headbangers Stage
Legion Of The Damned @ Headbangers Stage
Ihsahn @ Black Stage
Candlemass @ Party Stage
Sonata Arctica @ Party Stage
DevilDriver @ Party Stage
Lingua Mortis feat. Rage @ Black Stage

In addition, on August 3, 2013 beginning at 8pm CET (2:00pm EST), Wacken will be broadcast live at this location. At this point, the following artists will be streamed live:

Trivium
Alice Cooper
Deep Purple
Doro More...

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Agnostic Front Posts "Blitzkrieg Bop" Footage

Agnostic Front has posted live footage online of the band performing a cover of the Ramone's "Blitzkrieg Bop," which can be found below. Agnostic Front also comments:

"OK so we recorded this song for the Strength Records compilation Respect Your Roots when we recorded My Life My Way about 3 years ago... We have been playing at our live shows for last 2 years and our friends at Coretex Records help put this together for us combining the recording and live shows in collaboration with their 25 year anniversary and the release on Strength Records.

"This is actual real footage from the song being played live on the Persistence Tour mainly in Dresden! Just a little history on it... Mainly dedicated to the band that made us who we are The Ramones! Thank you!" More...

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East Coast Tsunami Fest Trailer Available

East Coast Tsunami Fest returns to Reading, PA this coming September 29th & 30th. A teaser trailer for the festival can be viewed below. The following bands will be performing at the East Coast Tsunami Fest:

Biohazard
Cro Mags
Vision of Disorder
One Life Crew
Dri
The Casualties
Strength for a Reason
No Turning Back
Sick of it All
H20
Agnostic Front
MadBall
Animal Haus
Backtrack
Dysphoria More...

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Agnostic Front Announces Canadian Tour

After 30 years of carrying the hardcore torch, Agnostic Front returns to western Canada in support of new record "My Life My Way." The New York hardcore legends will be supported by California based Death By Steroe and Canada's West of Hell. The string of Canadian dates will celebrate the band's 30th anniversary of brining New York hardcore to the world.

The tour is set to kick off October 19th in Vancouver, BC Canada. Full details are available in the tour poster below. You can also check out Agnostic Front's music video for "Us Against the World" at this location.

Agnostic Front's latest album, "My Life My Way," was released in March 2011 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Mana Recording Studios in St. Petersburg, Florida and features 13 new powerful and anthemic songs laid down by Erik Rutan under the watchful guide of producer Freddy Cricien of Madball. The record was mastered by Alan Douches at West West Side Music in New Windsor, New York. More...

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Agnostic Front Releases New Music Video

Hardcore veterans Agnostic Front posted a new music video for the song "Us Against the World." The song appears on the latest album "My Life, My Way," which was released in 2011 through Nuclear Blast. The video was directed and produced by Samantha Astolfi & Joseph James, and edited by Samantha Astolfi.

A review for "My Life, My Way" can be found at this location.

Check out "Us Against the World" here:

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Agnostic Front Joins The Power of the Riff Fest

Agnostic Front has been added to the lineup of The Power of the Riff East festival. The NYC HC legends will play a set of material focused exclusively on songs from their classic "United Blood/Victim In Pain" releases.

Other recent additions include Coffinworm and Double Negative. The newly named artists joined a roster that includes Pentagram, Poison Idea, Negative Approach, Xibalba, Alpha & Omega, Sunn 0))), Winter, Repulsion, Salvation, and Dead in the Dirt in this first installment of the festival.

Curated by The Power Of The Riff and Southern Lord, and presented by Scenic and Brooklyn Vegan, The Power Of The Riff East will take place in NYC on Saturday, September 1st and Sunday, September 2nd at Brooklyn's Warsaw Club.

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Agnostic Front Kicking Off "30 Years Of NYHC" Tour

Agnostic Front will kick off its run of “30 Years of NYHC” shows tomorrow night in Clifton, N.J. The legendary hardcore punk pioneer will celebrate 30 years of one of music’s most passionate lifestyles, New York hardcore, by performing the classic "Live At CBGB" set in its entirety at each of the shows. The slew of East Coast dates will wrap up on July 5th at Webster Hall in NYC at the CBGB’s Music Festival.

Commented vocalist, Roger Miret, “We are highly anticipating these next eight shows to perform our classic Live At CBGB set list for our 30 Year Anniversary shows! We will kick off these dates with Wisdom In Chains, Sheer Terror and many other newer bands, and end the mini-tour in NYC at the first ever CBGB's Festival. It will be amazing!

“For the NYC show, we will be sharing the stage with Madball, Murphy's Law and Maximum Penalty! The very last Sunday CBGB's matinee featured Madball and Murphy’s Law, so it will be cool to be the Festival’s opening night! See you in the pit!”

The set list will be as follows:

Victim In Pain
Public Assistance
United Blood
Friend Or Foe
Strength
Blind Justice
Last Warning
Toxic Shock
United And Strong
Crucified
Liberty And Justice
Discriminate Me
Your Mistake
Anthem
With Time
Genesis
Fascist Attitudes
The Eliminator More...

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Agnostic Front Adds More "30 Years Of NHYC" Shows

Agnostic Front has announced two additional "30 Years of NYHC" shows, in which the band will celebrate three decades of New York hardcore by performing the classic Live At CBGB set in its entirety.

New dates have been added in Clifton, N.J. and Peekskill, N.Y. in addition to the recently announced Frederick, M.D., Reading, P.A. and Rochester, N.Y. shows. Dates are as follows:

June 22 - Clifton, NJ @ Dingbatz
June 23 - Frederick, MD @ Café 611
June 24 - Reading, PA @ Reverb
June 29 - Rochester, NY @ Dub Land Underground
June 30 - Peekskill, NY @ Popeye’s Pub

To further celebrate this epic milestone, Agnostic Front has teamed up with ASG Guitar to launch the limited-edition “Stigma” series guitar, complete with Agnostic Front body artwork, NYHC fretboard inlay and more. Check it out online here.

Said ASG, “Agnostic Front shaped the music and the culture we love. They made it possible for little punks like us to pick up guitars and try to do something great. In our eyes, the ‘Stigma’ ASG is an instant classic and will be shredded proudly -- when it's not securely framed behind glass.”

“I think the guitar is perfect for the working class musician endorsed by the ultimate working class band,” added vocalist, Roger Miret. “The boots symbol has always been of the same character. Hardcore has been our life. Our dedication to this movement has been our passion. Our boots stomped the wayinto NYHC history. We are hoping [the guitar] brings the unique ‘Stigma’ character to those that rock it! It will also make an awesome 30th anniversary time-piece to the true Agnostic Front collectors!”

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Agnostic Front Announces Commemorative Shows

Agnostic Front has announced a trio of commemorative shows to celebrate 30 years of NYHC. The hardcore punk pioneer will perform the classic Live At CBGB set in its entirety to pay homage to the passionate New York hardcore subculture that has stood the test of time – a movement Agnostic Front has led since the early 1980s.

June 23 - Frederick, MD @ Café 611
June 24 - Reading, PA @ Reverb
June 29 - Rochester, NY @ Dub Land Underground

To further celebrate this epic milestone, Agnostic Front has teamed up with ASG Guitar to launch the limited-edition “Stigma” series guitar, complete with Agnostic Front body artwork, NYHC fretboard inlay and more. Check it out online here.

Said ASG, “Agnostic Front shaped the music and the culture we love. They made it possible for little punks like us to pick up guitars and try to do something great. In our eyes, the ‘Stigma’ ASG is an instant classic and will be shredded proudly -- when it's not securely framed behind glass." More...

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Roger Miret Appears On LatiNation

Agnostic Front vocalist Roger Miret recently sat down with LatiNation - a nationally syndicated, half-hour program that is broadcast to over 90 markets across the United States, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands - to discuss the band’s rise to hardcore stardom.

In the three-minute segment Miret and Madball vocalist Freddy Cricien recount their NYC upbringing and the deep family connection between the two iconic hardcore acts. The segment can now be seen online through the player below. More...

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"Metal For The Masses" Volume 9 Details Revealed

On September 13th, Century Media will release the "Metal For The Masses Volume 9" compilation exclusively through Hot Topic. The release consists of three discs and 48 tracks.

"We're very excited to be putting out the 9th installment of the Metal For The Masses series," says Century Media President, Don Robertson. "This low priced Hot Topic exclusive has been a very important sampler of our artists for the last decade and has proven to be a great way to give the metal community a chance to discover new music."

The track listing is as follows:

Disc One (The Century Family)
1 - Winds of Plague - California
2 - Vampires Everywhere! - Carnage At The Castle
3 - Suicide Silence - You Only Live Once
4 - Architects (UK) - Day In Day Out
5 - iwrestledabearonce - Karate Nipples
6 - Demolisher - Two Sided Coin
7 - Arsonists Get All The Girls - Will Someone Please Turn Down the Ocean
8 - Earth Crisis - Total War
9 - Suffer Well - For Today, For Yesterday, For Everyday
10 - The Devastated - The Devil's Messenger
11 - Arch Enemy - Bloodstained Cross
12 - Turisas - The Great Escape
13 - Deicide - How Can You Call Yourself a God?
14 - 7 Horns 7 Eyes - Vindicator
15 - TesseracT - Eden

Disc Two (Nuclear Blast America)
1 - Decapitated - Homo Sum
2 - All Shall Perish - There's Nothing Left
3 - Symphony X - The End Of Innocence
4 - Sepultura - Kairos
5 - Lock Up - Brethren Of The Pentagram
6 - Belphegor - Impaled Upon The Tongue Of Satan
7 - Hell - On Earth As It Is In Hell
8 - Destruction - Hate Is My Fuel
9 - World Under Blood - God Among The Waste
10 - Korpiklaani - Tequila
11 - Agnostic Front - My Life My Way
12 - Graveyard - Ain't Fit To Live Here
13 - While Heaven Wept - Destroyer Of Solace
14 - Before The Dawn - Deathstar
15 - Sylosis - Empyreal
16 - Pain - Dirty Woman
17 - Origin - Expulsion of Fury
18 - Amorphis - You I Need
19 - Scar Symmetry - Extinction Mantra More...

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Agnostic Front Posts New Music Video Online

New York hardcore legends Agnostic Front has posted their new music video, "My Life, My Way." You can check it out below. The song is the title track from their latest album, the group's first since 2007's, "Warriors" and is the third song from the record to receive the music video treatment following, "That's Life" and "A Mi Manera." More...

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Agnostic Front Video Interview Available

A new video interview with New York hardcore veterans Agnostic Front has made its way online. The interview was conducted during the band's recent appearance at Sweden's Getaway Rock festival. You can check out the interview in the player provided below. The band recently announced new dates for an upcoming North American headlining tour, more on that news story can be found over at this location.

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Agnostic Front Announces Headlining Tour

NYC hardcore punk icon Agnostic Front has announced the dates for its upcoming headlining tour, “Hails and Horns and AMP Magazine Present: My Life My Way,” which will kick off this September. Special guests The Mongoloids and Naysayer will accompany Agnostic Front on the run that will slamdance through more than 45 North American cities this fall.

The band commented on the tour dates: “We are proud to announce our USA tour! After a short wait, and following a European tour, we will hit the road for an explosive set featuring our latest album ‘My Life My Way’ songs and a blast of our classics from our past! Join us, sing along and most important, get in the pit! We'll be at a venue near you! Cheers!”

Agnostic Front is touring in support of its March 22nd release "My Life My Way," which hit stores through Nuclear Blast Records. The currently announced dates are as follows:

09/06/11 - San Diego, CA - Brick By Brick
09/07/11 - TBA
09/08/11 - Hollywood, CA - The Key Club
09/09/11 - San Francisco, CA - Thee Parkside
09/10/11 - Sacramento, CA - The Distillery
09/11/11 - Lancaster, CA - Bamboo
09/12/11 - Las Vegas, NV - Cheyenne Saloon
09/13/11 - Salt Lake City, UT - Burt’s Tiki Lounge
09/14/11 - Denver, CO - Marquis Theatre
09/15/11 - Colorado Springs, CO - The Black Sheep
09/16/11 - Albuquerque, NM - Launchpad
09/17/11 - Lubbock, TX - Jake’s Backroom
09/18/11 - Dallas, TX - Trees
09/19/11 - Houston, TX - Walter’s
09/20/11 - Corpus Christi, TX - Theo’s
09/21/11 - San Antonio, TX - Korova
09/22/11 - Austin, TX - Emo’s
09/23/11 - El Paso, TX - M’s Lips Lounge
09/24/11 - Gallup, NM - The Juggernaut
09/25/11 - Scottsdale, AZ - Chaser’s
10/14/11 - Danbury, CT - Heirloom Arts Theater
10/15/11 - Dover, NH - Dover Brick House
10/16/11 - Montreal, QC, CANADA - Les Foufounes Electriques
10/17/11 - Ottawa, ON, CANADA - Mavericks
10/18/11 - London, ON, CANADA - Call The Office
10/19/11 - Toronto, ON, CANADA - Lee’s Place
10/20/11 - Toledo, OH - Frankie’s
10/21/11 - Buffalo, NY - The Mohawk Place
10/22/11 - Albany, NY - Bogies
10/23/11 - Revere, MA - Wonderland Ballroom
11/03/11 - Philadelphia, PA - Broad Street Ministry
11/04/11 - New York, NY - Santo’s Party House
11/05/11 - Jermyn, PA - Eleanor Rigby’s Bar
11/06/11 - Pittsburgh, PA - AlterBar
11/07/11 - Cleveland, OH - Now That’s Class
11/08/11 - Detroit, MI - Magic Stick Lounge
11/09/11 - Chicago, IL - Reggie’s Rock Club
11/10/11 - Minneapolis, MN - Triple Rock Social Club
11/11/11 - Des Moines, IA - Vaudeville Mews
11/12/11 - St. Louis, MO - Fubar
11/13/11 - Atlanta, GA - Archive Gallery
11/14/11 - Tampa, FL - Orpheum
11/15/11 - Miami, FL - Churchill’s
11/16/11 - Orlando, FL - Back Booth
11/17/11 - Jacksonville, FL - The Pit
11/18/11 - Raleigh, NC - The Brewery
11/19/11 - Virginia Beach, VA - Skate High
11/20/11 - Baltimore, MD - Otto Bar

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Agnostic Front To Hit The Road With The Mongloids

Hardcore Punk veterans Agnostic Front have announced that it will be heading out on a new United States tour this coming September. Support on the trek will come from The Mongloids and Naysayer. You can view the full list of dates, cities and venues below.

09/06 San Diego, CA – Brick by Brick
09/07 Anaheim, CA – Chain Reaction
09/08 West Hollywood, CA – Key Club
09/09 San Francisco, CA – Thee Parkside
09/10 Sacramento, CA – The Distillery
09/11 Lancaster, CA – The Bamboo Club
09/12 Las Vegas, NV – Cheyenne Saloon
09/13 Salt Lake City, UT – Burt’s Tiki Lounge
09/14 Denver, CO – The Marquis Theater
09/15 Colorado Springs, CO – The Black Sheep
09/16 Albuquerque, NM – Launchpad
09/18 Dallas, TX – Trees
09/19 Houston, TX – Walters on Washington
09/20 Corpus Christi, TX – Theo’s Billiard Saloon
09/21 San Antonio, TX – The Korova
09/22 Austin, TX – Emo’s
09/23 El Paso, TX – M’s Lips Lounge

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Agnostic Front Posts New Video Online

New York hardcore legends Agnostic Front has posted their new music video online for the song, "A Mi Manera." You can check it out below, courtesy of Metal Injection. The song comes from the group's latest studio album, "My Life, My Way" and features a guest appearance from Madball frontman Freddy Cricien. More...

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Agnostic Front Reveals New Album Chart Positions

"My Life My Way," the latest album from NYHC legends Agnostic Front, charted at #42 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, #43 on the Hard Music Albums Chart, and #107 on the Independent Albums Chart in its first week of release in North America.

Agnostic Front has also confirmed that the band will be performing at this year's "Black N Blue Bowl," which is scheduled for May 28th in New York City at Webster Hall. Performing alongside AF will be The Gorilla Biscuits, Terror, Absolution, Sick of It All and many more. Tickets for the event can be purchased at this location.

The band's music video for "That's Life" is also available for viewing by heading over here.

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Black N Blue Bowl 2011 Lineup Revealed

The lineup for this year's edition of the Black N Blue Bowl event has been revealed and boasts some of the biggest names in hardcore music. You can check out the list of bands below. The concert will take place on May 28th at Webster Hall in New York City.

The lineup is as follows:

Gorilla Biscuits (Headliners)
Agnostic Front
Sick Of It All
Terror
Absolution
Antidote
Maximum Penalty
Backtrack
Down To Nothing
Take Offense
No Turning Back
Bottom Out

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