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Strife

Formed: 1991
From: Los Angeles, CA, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Strife News

Below is our complete Strife 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.

The Arrs Posts Tour Trailer

The Arrs will be taking part in the "Persistence" tour with Suicidal Tendencies, Terror, Strife, and Evergreen Terrace this coming January. A teaser trailer is available below, and dates for the trek are as follows:

16.01. Berlin -- Astra (DE)
17.01. Saarbrücken -- Garage (DE)
18.01. Oberhausen -- Turbinenhalle (DE)
19.01. Deinze -- Brielpoort (BE)
20.01. Paris -- Bataclan (FR)
21.01. Wiesbaden -- Schlachthof (DE)
22.01. Solothurn -- Kofmehl (CH)
23.01. München -- Backstage (DE)
24.01. Hamburg -- Grosse Feriheit 36 (DE)
25.01. Dresden -- Event Werk (DE)
26.01. Tilburg -- O13 (NL) More...

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Strife Releases "Torn Apart" Video

California act Strife will release new album "Witness A Rebirth" through 6131 Records in North America on November 6th. A music video for the new track "Torn Apart" is now available online and can be viewed below.

"Witness A Rebirth" was recorded and mixed by Nick Jett (Terror) and mastered by Matt Hyde (Slayer, Hatebreed). Drums were performed by Iggor Calavera (Sepultura). The album features guest appearances from Scott Vogel (Terror), Billy Graziadei (Biohazard), and Marc Rizzo (Soulfly). The album's track listing is:

01. Torn Apart
02. Carry The Torch
03. Show No Mercy
04. No Apologies
05. The Distance
06. Never Look Back (featuring Billy Graziadei)
07. In This Defiance (featuring Marc Rizzo)
08. The Burden
09. Look Away (featuring Scott Vogel)
10. Face Your Failures
11. End of Days
12. Life or Death More...

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Strife Posts New Album Making-Of Clip

Los Angeles, California's Strife is gearing up for the release of new album, "Witness A Rebirth," which will drop through 6131 Records in North America on November 6th. The full length is the band's first offering in 11 years and features 4/5 of the line-up from the classic "In This Defiance" album released in 1997.

Strife also recruited long-time friend, and founding member of Sepultura, Iggor Cavalera to record drums for "Witness A Rebirth," with Nick Jett (Terror, Rotting Out, Backtrack) handling production and Matt Hyde (Slayer, Hatebreed) mastering the release. Leading up to the release date, Strife has released episodic "making of" videos from the band's time recording "Witness A Rebirth." Check out the latest video below. More...

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Strife Streaming New Track

The time has finally come for people to get a first taste of the new album, "Witness A Rebirth," from the almighty Strife. The folks over at BrooklynVegan have posted an exclusive stream of the first track from the full-length, "Torn Apart," available at this location or in the player below.

Stife's "Witness A Rebirth" is due out November 6th on LP / CD / Digital, with preorders expected in early October. The track listing is:

01. Torn Apart
02. Carry The Torch
03. Show No Mercy
04. No Apologies
05. The Distance
06. Never Look Back (featuring Billy Graziadei)
07. In This Defiance (featuring Marc Rizzo)
08. The Burden
09. Look Away (featuring Scott Vogel)
10. Face Your Failures
11. End of Days
12. Life or Death More...

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Strife Posts New Album Behind The Scenes Footage

Strife and 6131 Records give you an inside look into the making of Strife's upcoming album "Witness A Rebirth." The first video from the three part documentary series, "The Sao Paulo Sessions" takes you down to Mix Nova Studios in Brazil and shows the recording process with drummer Iggor Cavalera (Cavalera Conspiracy/ Mixhell / Formerly of Sepultura).

Strife traveled to Brazil to start the recording process with producer Nick Jett (Terror, Rotting Out, Backtrack) at the helm. Soon after, the band returned to California and put the rest of the pieces into place, including guest vocals by Billy Graziadei (of Biohazard) and Scott Vogel (of Terror), plus a guitar solo by Marc Rizzo (of Soulfly).

"Witness A Rebirth" is due out this fall on 6131 Records. More...

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Strife Planning Concerts

Inactive California metal/hardcore outfit Strife will reportedly play three shows in May, including their first Toronto show in eleven years. Here are two of the shows planned so far:

5/10 Montreal, Canada @ L'Inco
5/11 Toronto, Canada @ Kathedral w/ To The Lions

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Strife Plan DVD and Documentary

Los Angeles metal band Strife will be a releasing a live DVD and documentary soon. The live footage was filmed at the Troubadour last February, and features a full set, 24 track audio, and 5 camera angles. The show was performed by the original members of STRIFE and the documentary will include a history of the band, in depth interviews with all original members, never before seen footage, and more. Extras will also include tour footage from around the world and misc. show footage. "The live video is by far BETTER than anything I have ever seen. We are really excited for this release" comments Andrew.

You can check out a preview posted on the band's MySpace page.

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Former White Zombie, Strife Members Become Healer

HEALER, the new Los Angeles-based band featuring former WHITE ZOMBIE drummer Ivan de Prume and ex-STRIFE guitarist Andrew Kline, are currently in the recording studio finishing vocal tracks for their upcoming demo. The band plan to begin playing live shows in the Los Angeles area in April. Joining the duo in the group are violinist/Canada native Martin St-Pierre, bassist John McLaughlin (ex-NEW PAST LIFE), plus the group's latest additions, singers Scott "SVH" Von Heldt and Kate St-Pierre. The band's musical direction is described as "world music meets SEPULTURA, NINE INCH NAILS and MASSIVE ATTACK."

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