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Iron Reagan

From: VA, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Iron Reagan Interviews and Features

Below are our features and interviews with Iron Reagan.


Municipal Waste Frontman On Thrash And Slime

This past month, many of the biggest names in hardcore, crossover and punk banded together to take part in this year's Persistence tour. Headlined by Sick Of It All and featuring the likes of Walls Of Jericho and Incite, along with Napalm Death at the London show, the trek rampaged across Europe before arriving at the English capital. One of the most anticipated bands on the bill was Virginia crossover thrash metal favourites Municipal Waste, who are currently promoting their latest album, "Slime And Punishment."

Before the show (a report on which can be read here), I had the pleasure of meeting up with Municipal Waste (and Iron Reagan) frontman Tony Foresta to discuss the latest album, as well as the band's extensive knowledge of thrash metal, collaborating with Agnostic Front's Vinnie Stigma and why the movie, Parole Violators is just awesome. You can check it out below. More...

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Interview With Iron Reagan

Iron Reagan released its second full-length recording “The Tyranny of Will” in September via Relapse Records. This album continues their tradition of punk-thrash songs not far removed from Municipal Waste. Iron Reagan consists of half the members of Municipal Waste. Tony Foresta is still the hyperblast word architect while Phil Hall takes up the guitar in place of his bass. The album contains 25 songs done in just over a half-hour, but not as “cartoony” as Municipal Waste. Here is a band with something to say and they’ll instigate a circle pit in doing it.

Phil Hall and drummer Ryan Parrish spoke to me after a blistering performance on the Black Stage at Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, Texas. The night before, the band played Red 7 as part of the festival’s Nites club shows. Their FFF daytime appearance marked the end of a North American tour, but the band was gearing up for another tour, this time with Napalm Death, Voivod, Exhumed, Ringworm and Black Crown Initiate. Read what the group has to say about these tours as well as their zany video for “Miserable Failure.” More...

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