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This New Jersey-based label has worked with such hardcore heavyhitters as H2O, Kill Your Idols, Redemption 87, and Ensign. The label has been putting out records for a decade, and recently has formed an alliance with Temple Recordings and Brightside Records [owned by Tim Shaw of Ensign].

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The Fire Still Burns (2004-2008)
The Fire Still Burns, which featured members of Lifetime, Bigwig, Nora and Ensign, has called it a day. The band explained: It has been a long, fun, and awesome run, and we had a great time over the years. unfortunately, as sometimes happens when people lead busy lives, time becomes an issue and we can no longer make the band happen the way it should. there is no bad blood, there is no "drama", and there are no hard feelings. the…
2008-11-05 10:00:01

Blackout Records acts: Grace Gale, A Well Thought Tragedy, Barricade, Guns on the Run
Blackout Records has a slew of bands out on tour right now. "Internet phenoms" Grace Gale are out on tour in Canada, taking their "rock-n-roll party" brand of metalcore with them to Ontario. They're supporting A Few Easy Steps To Secure Heli-Camel Safety. Supporting their debut EP, Dying For What We Love, A Well Thought…
2006-10-03 15:00:02

Guns On the Run post new video
Guns on the Run have posted their new video for "Destined To Fail" online. The track is taken from their forthcoming album, For Glory on Blackout! Records which is expected on June 20th, 2006. The video can be viewed on the band's myspace or via YouTube…
2006-05-14 19:35:00

The Danger O's post new video online
Philadelphia-based The Danger O's have released a new video from their upcoming Blackout Records debut, Little Machines. The album is due out May 9th. You can check out "Dance Dance Revolution Part II" in Quicktime or on YouTube. Four tracks from the band can be heard on…
2006-05-02 11:30:00

Blackout! to release "digital vinyl" beginning with Guns on the Run
Following Saddle Creek's example, Blackout! Records has announced plans to offer "digital vinyl." The label will includes codes with each vinyl LP version of the release allowing listeners to download the entire album for no additional cost via Audiolunchbox. The label explained: It's a real pain to try to rip LPs. We believe that the people who buy the collectible vinyl should be able to listen to it…
2006-04-04 17:00:05

The Commercials add members of Breaking Pangaea, change name
Pennsylvania's the Commercials have added former members of Equal Vision's Breaking Pangaea to their lineup and have subsequently changed their band name. Under their new moniker, Amarie Coma, the band plans to tour soon and record shortly thereafter. More definite plans should be announced soon. The Commercials released their debut full length, It's Not What You Say, It's How You Say It, as well as a split with Shadow Agency via Blackout! Records. Breaking Pangaea, who have released albums via both Equal Vision Records and Undecided Records, have had members go on to…
2006-03-21 14:20:04

The Fire Still Burns replace missing rhythm section
The Fire Still Burns have announced replacements for their recently departed rhythm section. Handling bass duties will be Brent Hamer, formerly of Bigwig, while taking over drum duties will be Chris Ross who currently is part of Nora. The new duo will make their debut in New Brunswick, NJ on March 3rd at a basement show at 233 Hamilton St alongside One Win Choice, Heartfelt Discord and the Look Machine. Following this, the band will be stretching the new members' talents while they open for…
2006-02-12 11:25:02

Grace Gale confirm dates, add tour e-card
In preperation for their upcoming tour with Across Five Aprils and Coretta Scott, Blackout! act, Grace Gale have launched a tour e-card. The card includes sample music from the participants and you can find that here. The Boulder, Colorado-based Grace Gale continues to support their Blackout! debut…
2006-01-30 09:08:26

Grace Gale add more dates in March
Boulder, CO's Grace Gale have announced a more dates with Across Five Aprils and Coretta Scott. They plan to follow this tour with another jaunt featuring the Secret Lives on the Freemasons. The band is supporting A Few Easy Steps to Secure Heli-Camel Safety which was released on Blackout! last year. You can click Read More for…
2006-01-16 08:00:02

Blackout! unveils 2006 plans
Blackout! has unveiled some plans for the new year. The label will be launching the Blackout! Digital imprint, and will be starting out with some previously unreleased material from current Ferret act, The Banner. The New Jersey-based band released Your Murder Mixtape on the label in 2004. Besides that, they are promising to offer all their releases for on-demand streaming and full national…
2006-01-02 15:49:25

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