AGNOSTIC FRONT announce more European dates! [UPDATE, Sept 24th]

NYHC veterans AGNOSTIC FRONT announce a string of European Summer shows for June and July!
AGNOSTIC FRONT!
Fresh off their recent European run with SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, WALLS OF JERICHO, MUNICIPAL WASTE, DOWN TO NOTHING, BURN and MIZERY, and almost 2 years after the release of their latest studio album The American Dream Died, NYHC dads AGNOSTIC FRONT are back with more touring! The band has just unveiled a string of European shows booked for this June and July! Furthermore, the band have confirmed that they will be returning to the UK shores in November 2017, for a run of four dates. The tour will kick off on 9th November in Birmingham, before taking the five piece to Glasgow and Leeds, culminating at London’s renowned venue The Underworld. Supports to be announced in due course.

Agnostic Front will be touring in support of their most recent album, ‘The American Dream Died’, which was released in 2015 via Nuclear Blast.
The record was produced by Madball singer Freddy Cricien and engineered, mixed and mastered by Paul Miner (H2O, Terror). It features guest appearances from Cricien, Toby Morse (H2O) and Lou Koller (Sick Of It All) with legendary Agnostic Front/Madball guitarist Matt Henderson solely laying his guitar magic on the song ‘A Wise Man’.

16.06. Bochum – Bahnhof Langendreer (Germany)
17.06. Clisson – Hellfest (France)
18.06. Liege – Reflektor (Belgium)
19.06. Aachen – Musikbunker (Germany)
20.06. Freiburg – Atlantik (Germany)
21.06. Thionville – Fete De La Musique (France)
22.06. München – Backstage (Germany)
23.06. Vienna – Viper Room (Austria)
24.06. Bucharest – Metalhead Meeting (Romania)
25.06. Sofia – Mixtape 5 (Bulgaria)
26.06. Athens – Modu Club (Greece)
27.06. Thessaloniki – Principal Club (Greece)
28.06. Skopie – MKC (Mazedonia)
29.06. Zagreb – Vintage Industrial Bar (Croatia)
30.06. Innsbruck – Livestage (Austria)
01.07. Würzburg – Mission Ready Festival (Germany)
02.07. Karlsruhe – Die Stadtmitte (Germany)
03.07. Lindau – Club Vaudeville (Germany)
04.07. Bern – ISC Club (Switzerland)
05.07. Grenoble – L’Ilyade (France)
06.07. Bordeaux – I.Boat (France)
07.07. Biarritz – Atabal (France)
08.07. Viveiro – Resurrection Fest (Spain)
09.07. Montpellier – Secret Place (France)
10.07. Segrate – CSA Baraonda (Italy)
11.07. Graz – Explosiv (Austria)
12.07. Dunaujvaros – Rockmaraton (Hungary)
13.07. Wroclaw – Zaklete Rewiry (Poland) + ALL FOR NOTHING
14.07. Hamburg – Knust (Germany)
15.07. Goldenstedt – Afdreiht un Buten Festival (Germany)
16.07. Tabor – Mighty Sounds Festival (Czech Republic)
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09.11. Birmingham – Mama Roux’s (UK)
10.11. Glasgow – Audio (UK)
11.11. Leeds – Eiger Studios (UK)
12.11. London – Underworld (UK)
13.11. Opwijk – Nosta (Belgium)
14.11. Aarau – Kiff (Switzerland)
15.11. Bourg En Bresse – La Tannerie (France)
16.11. Besancon – La Rodia (France)
17.11. Creil – La Grange à Musique (France)
18.11. Saint Brieuc – Festival Ink Mas Party (France)
19.11. Paris – Gibus (France) NEW
20.11. Köln – Jungle Club (Germany) + DEATH BEFORE DISHONOR + LAST HOPE
21.11. Kiev – Bel Étage (Ukraine)
22.11. Minsk – Re:Public (Belarus)
23.11. St. Petersburg – MOD Club (Russia)
24.11. Moscow – Gorod (Russia) NEW
25.11. Dresden – MAD Fest @ Eventwerk (Germany)

Being known as one of the founding bands of what is known as hardcore today, Agnostic Front have always levelled criticism against modern oppressors and their corrupting influence on society. What started out as a foursome initiated by guitarist Vinnie Stigma in 1983 with the ground-breaking EP ‘United Blood’ soon gained them the reputation as one of the fastest, meanest and most aggressive hardcore bands, not only in New York but the whole east coast. Influenced by the spirit of punk, Agnostic Front developed their unique sound dominated by catchy tunes, thunderous drums and the buck-wild shouting of Roger Miret. Due to their undisputable authenticity Agnostic Front were able to gain a loyal community of fans who stuck by them through thick and thin. Though the band decided to separate in 1993 after the release of the live album ‘Last Warning’ with Stigma concentrating on infamous hardcore combo Madball (which he had built up in 1988), Stigma and Miret got together again in 1998 after they had met at a Madball concert. Actually planning to record a single, they ended up making a full album – ‘Something’s Gotta Give’ which marked the official reunion of the band after a five year break.

American fans will have a great chance to watch them live on April 8th in Richmond, VA at the 11th Annual United Blood Fest! The band will be doing 3 more shows in April. GO HERE to see the details.

UNITED BLOOD

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