Maryland powerviolence instigators, STRONG INTENTION, will set stages ablaze again this August. The 10 date adventure will commence in Clifton, New Jersey and roll through New York, Maryland, Tennessee and Virginia. The band will be joined by Misery Index from August 14 – 19 and then Abigail Williams from August 20 – 23.
Comments SI founding frontman Zac Ohler: “Looking forward to ending the Summer on the road with the grind machine that is Misery Index and then mixing it up with some dates on the Abigail Williams farewell tour. Make no mistake, this is not a fucking game… remember kids, always leave violence up the experts!”
In related news, Decibelmagazine.com recently posted an in-depth interview with the longtime scene vet. Check it out HERE.
STRONG INTENTION August Tour 2012:
8/14/2012 The Depot – York, PA w/ Misery Index
8/15/2012 Dingbatz – Clifton, NJ w/ Misery Index
8/16/2012 St. Vitus – Brooklyn, NY w/ Misery Index
8/17/2012 Café 611 – Frederick, MD w/ Misery Index
8/18/2012 Boneyard – Atlantic City, NJ w/ Misery Index
8/19/2012 Ottobar – Bmore, MD w/ Vital Remains, Misery Index
8/20/2012 Johnson City, TN w/ Abigail Williams
8/21/2012 Coffin House – Roanoke, VA w/ Abigail Williams
8/22/2012 Balls Bluff – Leesburg, VA w/ Abigail Williams
8/23/2012 Café 611 – Frederick, MD w/ Abigail Williams
STRONG INTENTION released their Razorblade Express 7″ EP via PATAC Records last month and has successful rattled souls across the lands with its debilitating heaviness. Razorblade Express features bass work by Cattle Decapitation’s Derek Engemann, a killer guest appearance by Eyehategod frontman Mike IX Williams on the title track and “3rd Space Gorilla Generator” and is limited to just 500 copies. Nab your copy HERE.
Additionally, PATAC, who recently joined forces with ILD (Independent Label Distribution) alongside such labels such as Tankcrimes, Profane Existence, Six Weeks,etc., is hosting a special Summer Of Scum Sale! Get 10% off your entire order through August! Head over to PATAC RECORDS WEBSTORE for all your punk, metal, crust, grind and hardcore needs.
“Lurching sludge with Black Flag riff-o-rama, thick heavy evilosity that grinds like a mortar and pestle…” –Decibel
“A seething cesspit of grimy sludge and carnivorous belligerent grind “– Metal Hammer
“Razorblade Express is a righteously classic example of how the band has violently married the weight of Sludge with the cardio-crazed genes of punk, grind and thrash. — The Metal Observer
“…an ultimate, straight-up rager.” — Exclaim
“…blazing fast thrash crust grind madness…” — Empty Hands
“…it’ll fuckin’ smoke your bones!” – Hellride
“…six songs of intensity that’ll make your head explode with fiery guitar work and drums so fast they’ll make Slayer look like amateurs,” – Critical Mass
“Genre-splitting carnage at its finest.” – Metal As Fuck