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Warcon EntertainmentOfficial Website: http://warconent.com/
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According to a press release from the label in 2005, Warcon is a "new multi-faceted entertainment company that is designed to appeal to young music and action/sports consumers between the ages of 12 and 24."
Specifically, the company is conceived as an "all-encompassing brand name with record label, touring, publishing, design, media management and clothing visions, WARCONâ??s mission is to make itself synonymous with the punk/metal/post-hardcore lifestyle. "
The company was formed by Kevin Lyman, co-founder of the Vans Warped Tour, and Bob Chiappardi, founder and CEO of Concrete Marketing
Helmet / Totimoshi (Europe)
Helmet and Totimoshi are headed to Europe in early 2009 for a month-long…
The SmashUp: "El Paso" and "Epilogue"
The Smashup have posted two new songs from their forthcoming, as-yet untitled album. The new record will follow the band's 2005 Warcon debut, Being and Becoming. The group is also planning to shoot a new video with director David Brodsky (Black Dhalia Murder, Red Chord, Gwar) in October. You can find the songs on their myspace page.…
Warcon signs Duck Duck Goose
Warcon has announced the signing of Barstow, California–based Duck Duck Goose. A recent Wonkavision review described the band as: a hardcore/thrash/metal hybrid with a few ambient sounds thrown in for good measure. The Chariot churned with The Mars Volta may approximate something like it--but they are too lively for a straight metal bill and too metal for the hardcore fanatics. You can check out some music…
Helmet announce new guitarist
Los Angeles' Helmet have announced that Dan Beeman will be the newest guitarist to join their ranks. Dan will be replacing Jimmy Thompson who left the group at the end of 2007 to move back to his country of origin, Australia. Says band leader Page Hamilton: He is from Minneapolis and his . . . brother Pete is the drummer in BURNING BRIDES who toured with us [before]. Dan knew all of us in HELMET and loved the music of HELMET and had just moved to Los Angeles a couple of months before we auditioned him. So it just worked out great for him and for us…
Helmet (US & Australia)
Los Angeles' Helmet will be heading out on tour later this spring. They will be playing some dates around the West Coast before jumping on a steamer and heading down to the land down under, Australia. The band has posted a new song on their MySpace page. The track was featured in the movie Tatua. The band previously released Monochrome in 2006 and Size Matters in…
Helmet: "Revenge Destroys Everything"
Helmet have posted their contribution to the Tatua soundtrack. You can check out "Revenge Destroys Everything" on the band's myspace page. Later this month, the band will be hitting the road with Burning Brides. They released Monochrome last year.…
Helmet / Burning Brides
Helmet has announced some dates next month with support from Burning Brides. Tonight the heavy post-hardcore act will perform at an invite-only party celebrating the new film Tatua by comic book creators Paul Jenkins (Hellblazer, Inhumans, Wolverine: Origin) and Rob Prior (Spawn The Impaler, "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" TV show, EFX). Invitations to the rooftop performance at the Westgate Hotel in San Diego were given away at the film's panel this past Friday at the…
My American Heart: "The Shake (Awful Feeling)"
Warcon has posted a new video from San Diego's My American Heart. "The Shake" appears on the band's new record Hiding Inside the Horrible Weather, which hit stores this past Tuesday. You can check out the file in WMV format, Quicktime (High / Med /…
My American Heart: "Boys! Grab Your Guns"
Today, we've got a brand new song from My American Heart. The band is gearing up for the release of their second album. The record is titled Hiding Inside The Horrible Weather and is due out June 26, 2007. It is the follow-up to The…
My American Heart set release date
My American Heart have announced that their forthcoming Warcon Records release Hiding Inside the Horrible Weather will hit stores June 26. The band's vocalist/guitarist Jesse Barrera had this to say about the album: What means…
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