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“Ride With Zeke” has quickly become the mantra for music fans who have accepted theinvitation brought by on Heckler Magazine when they said, “Welcome the new monsters ofrock.” It’s no doubt true that West Coast punk / thrashers ZEKE​ are monsters. Ever since theirvery first gig at the Rock City in Seattle in 1993, people have had no choice but to pay attention.Their records will assault you, and their live show will batter you. ZEKE ​established a nastydisposition while cutting teeth on their own brash hardcore punk.ZEKE​ formed in 1993 with an original lineup of Blind Marky Felchtone, Donny Paycheck, MarkPierce, and Dizzy Lee Roth. After releasing a couple of singles, ZEKE​ set out to bring theirenergetic recordings to the stage and established a more than formidable reputation as “the liveband to beat” via concentrated regional touring. ZEKE ​went on to release their first twofull-lengths Super Sound Racing (1995) and Flat Tracker (1996) on Scooch Pooch. ZEKE ​thenhit the road again, unveiling a devastatingly high-octane live assault. The band was heralded as“Rock and Roll outlaws,” playing every conceivable venue that would have them.Over the course of the next decade, ZEKE ​continued to build national exposure signing toEpitaph Records for the release of Kicked In The Teeth (1998) and Dirty Sanchez (2000).Throughout this time, ZEKE ​toured relentlessly around the world playing everything fromstadiums with 50,000 people, to bars with 10 people, but the spirit remained the same; rock likethis might be the last show ever.ZEKE ​went on to release their fifth full-length Death Alley (2001) on Aces and Eights andeventually signed to Relapse Records in October 2003. ZEKE​ set the cruise control to “whitehot” on their Relapse debut, ‘Til the Livin’ End (2004), a relentless ride of rock and roll abandon,the album mixes punk nihilism with a hard hitting metal extravagance. An album that burnedfrom start to finish, with supercharged guitars, electrifying leads and a raucous punk attituderace full-throttle down a highway to Hell.Now in 2018, the Seattle punk legends return with their first new album in over 14 years entitledHellbender! Short, fast, loud, and to the fuckin\\\' point, Hellbender contains fifteen tracks lacedwith ZEKE\\\'s ​signature mix of hyperspeed thrash-punk and Motörhead possessed, hard as nails,rock n\\\' roll. Complete with raucous, in-your-face production by Jack Endino (Nirvana, High onFire, The Accüsed), Hellbender is the culmination of a band 25 years into their career, soundingmore aggressive, immediate and turbo-charged than ever before! Ride to live...