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As Hell Retreats

Formed: 2005
From: Hendersonville, TN, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest As Hell Retreats News

Below is our complete As Hell Retreats 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.

A Plea For Purging Calling It Quits

A Plea For Purging has issued the following announcement about calling it quits and heading out on a farewell tour:

"Plea will be playing our final U.S. shows alongside, long time friends, As Hell Retreats in August and September of this year. The run has been dubbed the 'QUIT YOUR BAND AND GET A JOB TOUR.' The last seven years have been amazing. Come have one more party and a few more stage dives with us at one of these final shows."

8.10 Little Rock, AR // Downtown Music
8.11 Fort Worth, TX // Tomcats
8.12 Jackson, MS // The Carter
8.17 Jacksonville, FL // Murray Hill Theatre
8.18 Douglasville, GA // The 7 Venue
8.19 Chattanooga, TN // TBA
8.24 Dayton, OH // The Attic
8.25 Owensboro, KY // TBA
8.26 Herrin, IL // HTTS
8.31 Greenville, SC // The Channel
9.1 Lynchburg, VA // Crosspoint
9.2 Annapolis, MD // Knights of Columbus
9.7 Birmingham, AL // The River
9.8 Nashville, TN // Rocketown

A Plea For Purging also has the following previously announced summer shows:

6.21 Wilmore, KY // ICHTHUS FESTIVAL
6.23 Knoxville, TN // Building B
6.25 Akron, OH // STRAIGHT HATE FESTIVAL
7.8 Springfield, IL // Black Sheep Cafe
7.9 Rockford, IL // Frontline
7.11 Willmar, MN // SONSHINE FESTIVAL
7.15 St. Paul, MN // Station 4

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Stand Together Fest Details Announced

The first annual Stand Together Fest, presented by Blood & Ink Records and F!GHT Clothing, will be held on April 13th and 14th, 2012 at Rocketown in Nashville, Tennessee. Scheduled to perform are Zao, Saints Never Surrender (reunion), Flatfoot 56, Venia, As Hell Retreats, Debtor, and more (full line-up below). The following press release was issued about the festival:

"STAND TOGETHER FEST was launched with the hopes of bringing fans of Spirit-filled hardcore and metal together for one awesome, weekend-long event... without needing to break the bank in order to attend. Featuring bands from a number of notable labels, including Ferret Music, Paper + Plastick, Ain't No Grave Records, Facedown Records, Mediaskare Records, Red Cord Records, and of course Blood & Ink Records, the line-up offers a diverse glimpse into this scene's best current offerings. Tickets for STAND TOGETHER FEST are $45 for a two day pass and can be purchased online via the festival website at this location."

The complete lineup is as follows: More...

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Erra Joining As Hell Retreats On Tour

Erra will be joining As Hell Retreats for an upcoming run of U.S. live shows, and a teaser trailer for the tour has now been posted online. Check out the clip below.

Dates are as follows:

March 9th- City Church Savannah- Savannah, Georgia
March 10th- The Berkeley Cafe- Raleigh, North Carolina
March 11th- Shaka's- Virginia Beach, Virginia
March 12th- The Hideaway- Johnson City, Tennessee
March 13th- Championship- Lancaster, Pennsylvania
March 14th- MACC- Annapolis, Maryland
March 15th- The Flood Venue- Somerset, Pennsylvania
March 16th- The Refuge- Elkhart, Indiana
March 17th- The Broad Ripple- Fort Wayne, Indiana
March 18th- The Next Space- Kansas City, Kansas
March 19th- The Scene-ary- Wichita, Kansas
March 21st- Tomcats- Fort Worth, Texas
March 23rd- Gallery 13- Columbus, Georgia
March 24th- Murray Hill Theatre- Jacksonville, Florida

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The Great Commission Announces New Tour

After coming off the Scream the Prayer tour, The Great Commission is back on the road again as headliners of the "When It Rains, It Tours" tour. Label-mates As Hell Retreats will also be along for the ride, as well as To Speak of Wolves and Creations. Guitarist Angela Razo comments on the band's past and present tour plans:

"We had a blast on the 'Scream The Prayer Tour'. We were able to meet a lot of new fans and pray with them, and encourage the body of Christ every night. We are really looking forward to our 'When It Rains, It Tours' headliner. The feedback on our new album 'Heavy Worship' has been incredible so we are excited to be able to play a lot of our new material from the album along with some old favorites!"

The dates are as follows:

8/23-Skrappy's-Tucson, AZ***off-date with CREATIONS***
8/24-Las Cruces Event Center-Las Cruces, NM***off-date with CREATIONS***
8/26-Warheouse Venue-Chattanooga, TN
8/27-The Senior Center-Barnesville, OH
8/28-Cresspoint Venue-Lynchburg, VA
8/29-Knights of Columbus-Annapolis, MD
8/30-Broadway Bar-Amityville, NY
8/31-Rocko's-Manchester, NH
9/1-Sounds Asylum-Middletown, NY
9/2-Flying Squirrel Community-Rochester, NY
9/3-Eldridge Park-Elmira, NY
9/4-The Refuge-Fredericksburg, VA
9/5-Club Relevant-Virginia Beach, VA
9/6-The Oasis-Charleston, SC
9/7-The 7 Venue-Douglasville, GA
9/10-Live @ Phil's-Arlington, TX
9/11-The Pine Box-Midland, TX
9/12-El Rey Theater-Albuquerque, NM
9/13-The Plantation-Phoenix, AZ
9/14-Jerry's Pizza-Bakersfield, CA
9/15-The Metro-Oakland, CA
9/16-The Epicenter-San Diego, CA
9/17-118 West-Simi Valley
9/18-Chain Reaction-Anaheim, CA

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As Hell Retreats Posts "Matriarch" Video

As Hell Retreats has posted a video clip through Metal Injection for the song "Matriarch," which is off the new album "Volition." You can check out the video below. "Volition" dropped today through Ain't No Grave Recordings/Century Media Records.


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As Hell Retreats is currently on the "Scream the Prayer" tour with Norma Jean, Sleeping Giant, The Chariot, and more. You can check out Metalunderground.com's review of a Scream the Prayer show at this location.

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Scream The Prayer 2011 Kicks Off in TN

Scream The Prayer is a touring metal and hardcore festival of sorts, already in its fourth year, that packs the stage with bands that specialize in redefining what counts as a Christian worship service. The bands associated with the tour this year are as follows: Norma Jean, Sleeping Giant, The Chariot, War of Ages, Close Your Eyes, Texas In July, I The Breather, The Great Commission, As Hell Retreats, and Sovereign Strength. From beginning to end, each band worked towards bringing the word of God to the masses in the form of relentless heavy metal.

Regardless of your stance on religion, you have to commend these bands for their drive. On July 1st, I was on hand to catch the first date of this 2011 tour. More...

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As Hell Retreats Posts New Single

As Hell Retreats will be putting out the band's latest release "Volition" through Ain't No Grave Records on July 26th, 2011. Fans of the band now have their first opportunity to hear the new single "Matriarch" off the upcoming album by heading over to the official As Hell Retreats Facebook fan page here.

The band will also be hitting the road this summer with the "Scream The Prayer Tour" along with Sleeping Giant, Norma Jean, Close Your Eyes, The Chariot, and The Great Commission. The dates are as follows:

7/5 Allentown, PA @ Crocodile Rock
7/6 Baltimore, MD @ Sonar
7/7 Charlotte, NC @ Amos
7/8 Douglasville, GA @ The 7 Venue
7/9 Jacksonville, FL @ Murray Hill Theatre
7/10 Pratville (Montgomery), AL @ The Blue Iguana
7/11 Little Rock, AR @ Riverfront Pavilion
7/13 Bloomington, IL @ The Castle Theater***(STP off -date)***
7/14 Willmar, MN @ Sonshine Festival
7/15 Winnipeg, MB @ Garrick Centre
7/16 Willmar, MN @ Sonshine Festival
7/17 Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave
7/18 Indianapolis, IN @ Emerson Theater
7/19 Dayton, OH @ The Attic
7/20 Memphis, TN @ New Daisy Theater***(STP off -date with For Today)***
7/22 McAllen, TX @ Las Palmas Racepark w/ The All Stars Tour
7/23 San Antonio, TX @ The Backstage Live w/ The All Stars Tour
7/24 Dallas, TX @ The Palladium w/ The All Stars Tour
7/25 Tulsa, OK @ Cain's Ballroom
7/26 Lawrence, KS @ Granada Theatre
7/27 Denver, CO @ Summit Music Hall
7/28 Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex
7/30 Tucson, AZ @ The Rock
7/31 Pomona, CA @ Glasshouse

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As Hell Retreats Gearing Up For Scream The Prayer

As Hell Retreats is gearing up to embark on the "Scream the Prayer" tour, which features a lineup of Christian metal bands. The act has now posted a video clip online showing how As Hell Retreats prepares for a tour. You can check out the clip below.

Norma Jean will be headlining the tour, alongside Sleeping Giant, The Chariot, War of Ages, Close Your Eyes, Texas In July, I The Breather, The Great Commission, Sovereign Strength, and As Hell Retreats. The trek kicks off on July 1st and runs through July 31st, and the currently announced dates are as follows: More...

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Scream The Prayer Dates Announced

The line-up for the fourth annual Scream The Prayer tour features Norma Jean headlining alongside Sleeping Giant, The Chariot, War of Ages, Close Your Eyes, Texas In July, I The Breather, The Great Commission, Sovereign Strength, and As Hell Retreats. The trek kicks off on July 1st and runs through July 31st, and the currently announced dates are as follows:

7/1 Nashville, TN @ Rocketown
7/2 Bushnell, IL @ Cornerstone Festival (Not all STP bands on festival)
7/3 Bushnell, IL @ Cornerstone Festival (Not all STP bands on festival)
7/5 Allentown, PA @ Crocodile Rock
7/6 Baltimore, MD @ Sonar
7/7 Charlotte, NC @ Amos
7/8 Douglasville, GA @ The 7 Venue
7/9 Jacksonville, FL @ Murray Hill Theatre
7/10 Pratville (Montgomery), AL @ The Blue Iguana
7/11 Little Rock, AR @ Riverfront Pavilion
7/14 Willmar, MN @ Sonshine Festival
7/15 Winnipeg, MB @ Garrick Centre
7/16 Willmar, MN @ Sonshine Festival
7/17 Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave
7/19 Dayton, OH @ The Attic
7/22 McAllen, TX @ Las Palmas Racepark w/ The All Stars Tour
7/23 San Antonio, TX @ The Backstage Live w/ The All Stars Tour
7/24 Dallas, TX @ The Palladium w/ The All Stars Tour
7/25 Tulsa, OK @ Cains Ballroom
7/26 Lawrence, KS @ Granada Theatre
7/27 Denver, CO @ Summit Music Hall
7/28 Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex
7/30 Tucson, AZ @ The Rock
7/31 Pomona, CA @ Glasshouse

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As Hell Retreats Announces "Volition" Tracklisting

As Hell Retreats has revealed the tracklisting for its forthcoming new full length "Volition." The new record will hit store shelves on July 26, 2011 through the band's new label home Ain’t No Grave Recordings. You can view the "Volition" track list below.

1. Young Heretic
2. The Loss
3. Matriarch
4. Shun
5. Heaven’s Bane
6. Misanthropist
7. A Beggar
8. And His Faith
9. Transgress
10. Desperation
11. Creator(s)
12. Only Hope

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As Hell Retreats Signs To Ain't No Grave

Ain't No Grave Recordings has announced the 3rd addition to the label's expanding roster with the signing of Tennessee-based act As Hell Retreats. The band released "Revival" via Strike First last year and is now putting the finishing touches on a second record entitled "Volition," which will be released on July 26th, 2011. The band will also be appearing on the Scream The Prayer Tour this summer.

Jackson Greene (vocals) comments, "We are happy to be a part of ANGR and excited to work with its amazing staff. Our album, 'Volition', has been in the works for over a year now and we couldn't be any happier with how it turned out. We've matured greatly since our first full-length, trying to incorporate new influences and ideas to our music, both instrumentally and lyrically. It is a blessing to have ANGR releasing this for us in the summer. We cannot wait to share this record with everyone."

The band has also teamed with AOL Noisecreep to launch a brand new track entitled "Young Heretic" that can be streamed at this location.

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Norma Jean To Headline 2011 Scream The Prayer Tour

Atlanta progressive metalcore outfit Norma Jean has been revealed as the headline act on the forthcoming 2011 "Scream the Prayer" tour. The touring festival, which features a lineup made up entirely of christian bands, will run throughout the entire month of July. You can view the festival lineup in the list below.

Norma Jean
Sleeping Giant
The Chariot
War Of Ages
Close Your Eyes
Texas In July
I The Breather
The Great Commission
Sovereign Strength
As Hell Retreats

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Facedown Fest Lineup Announced

Details have been announced for the forthcoming edition of Facedown Fest. The 2011 edition of the festival will be taking place at The Glasshouse in Pomona, CA on April 8th and 9th, 2011 with the following artists set to perform:

April 8th:
War Of Ages
A Plea For Purging
Hands
Onward To Olympas
My Epic
Your Memorial
Hope For They Dying
Messengers

April 9th:
For Today
In The Midst Of Lions
Overcome
Call To Preserve
A Hope For Home
Take It Back!
As Hell Retreats
Gideon
Saving Grace
The Burial

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As Hell Retreats Posts New Studio Footage Online

Hendersonville, Tennessee metal act As Hell Retreats has posted some new footage from the studio. The band is currently preparing its Facedown Records debut "Volition." You can view the video footage below:

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As Hell Retreats Signs To Facedown Records

As Hell Retreats has signed a deal with Facedown Records for the release of the band's new album "Volition." Vocalist Jackson Greene had this to say about the move:

"We are more than excited to be moving to Facedown Records. We’ve appreciated this label for what it has done for its bands and we are more than grateful for getting that opportunity. We’ve been working so hard touring and promoting our record ‘Revival’ off of Strike First Records and we want to work even harder with writing our new Facedown Release titled ‘Volition,’ making it our most passionate material yet."

As Hell Retreats will be heading into the studio to record “Volition” with Brian Hood (A Plea For Purging, MyChildren MyBride) in January. Look for “Volition” to be released in Spring 2011.

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As Hell Retreats Releases "Inferior" Music Video

Hendersonville, Tennessee metal act As Hell Retreats have posted their new music video online for the track "Inferior." The song is included on the band's 2010 released "Revival" which is availabe through Strike First Records.

You can view the video below:

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As Hell Retreats Reveals Summer Touring Plans

Tennessee metal band As Hell Retreats has announced thier upcoming summer tour schedule. Support on the tour will come from The Advocate. As Hell Retreats are touring to help promote thier new record "Revival" due for release on Strike First Records.

Tour dates include:
July 4 – Freeburg, IL – Freeburg American Legion
July 5 – Evansville, IN – Resurgence Church
July 7 – Elkhart, IN – The Refuge
July 8 – Kokomo, IN – Kokomo Event Center
July 9 – Chillicothe, Ohio – Middlegrounds
July 10 – Huntington, WV – Fred Jr’s
July 11 – Lynchburg, VA – Crosspoint Venue
July 12 – Hickory, NC – Co Miller Teen Center
July 13 – Lancaster, SC – The Hot Box
July 15 – Dacula, GA – The Awake Venue
July 16 – MacDonough, GA – The Armory
July 17 – Fayetteville, GA – The 11th Hour Venue
July 18 – Douglasville, GA – The 7 Venue
July 19 – Cookeville, TN – First and Cedar
July 20 – Nashville, TN – Rocketown
July 21 – Greenbrier, TN – Loudhouse Coffee
July 22 – Clarksville, TN – The Era

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As Hell Retreats Signs To Strike First Records

Tennessee metal band As Hell Retreats has announced their signing to Strike First Records. the band comments on the signing, "We are pleased to announce that we have signed to Strike First Records. We plan to release our full length 'Revival' May 25 on Strike First, and we will be doing a big CD Release show May 29th at Rocketown-Nashville,TN. We want to thank everyone who has supported us through this journey and will keep supporting us. Our fans mean the world to us. Thank you for everything."

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