DISCHARGE – rescheduled U.S. tour dates announced

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UK-based hardcore punk legends DISCHARGE were recently forced to cancel their U.S. headlining tour last May. Fortunately, tour dates have been rescheduled and will now take place in October. Newly confirmed dates are as follows:

DISCHARGE, EYEHATEGOD, TOXIC HOLOCAUST
10/5/2016 Vancouver, BC  @ Rickshaw Theater *
10/6/2016 Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven
10/7/2016 Portland, OR @ Dantes
10/8/2016 Santa Ana, CA @ Observatory
10/9/2016 San Francisco, CA @ Slim’s
10/10/2016 Los Angeles, CA @ The Roxy
10/11/2016 Pomona, CA @ Glass House
10/12/2016 Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall
10/13/2016 Baltimore, MD @ Soundstage
10/14/2016 New York, NY @ Webster Hall / Marlin Room
10/15/2016 Chicago, IL @ Reggies
*= No Eyehategod

DISCHARGE are a British hardcore punk band formed in 1977. The band is characterized by a minimalistic approach to music and lyrics. A heavy, distorted and grinding guitar-driven sound and raw, shouted vocals similar to a political speech, with lyrics on anarchistic and pacifistic themes.

AllMusic calls the band’s sound a “high-speed noise overload” characterised by “ferocious noise blasts”. The band’s 1982 debut album, Hear Nothing See Nothing Say Nothing, went to number two in the UK Indie Charts and number 40 in the UK Album Charts. In the early 1980s, numerous DISCHARGE singles and EPs landed in the top 10 of the UK Indie Charts, including the 1981 EP Why? and the 1982 single ‘State Violence State Control’. Hear Nothing See Nothing Say Nothing paved the way for thrash metal, black metal, crust punk, grindcore and various extreme metal subgenres. The musical genre of d-beat is named after DISCHARGE and their distinctive drumbeat.

DISCHARGE released their new album End Of Days, on May 13 in North America.

More on End Of Days:
Track-By-Track Part 1 https://youtu.be/l2yiBumsNs4
Track-By-Track Part 2 https://youtu.be/nBx9I7NwBhI
Track-By-Track Part 3 https://youtu.be/vLN0-oRd96E
Hatebomb” lyric video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DY_8qghAuQ4
New World Order” video clip https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BlGTzVUmEhE
Raped and Pillaged” track video https://youtu.be/6WHTklDWedQ

DISCHARGE is:
Jeff Janiak (JJ) – vocals
Tony Roberts (Bones) – lead guitar
Terry Roberts (Tezz) – rhythm guitar
Roy Wainwright (Rainy) – bass
Dave Bridgewood – drums

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Visit DISCHARGE online:
www.nuclearblast.de/discharge
Order End Of Days here: http://nblast.de/DischargeEndOfDaysNB
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