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CONVERGE To Headline Temples Festival 2015; GOATSNAKE, BONGZILLA, NAILS & More Also Confirmed

8th August 2014 at 7:45 pm

Temples Festival 2015

Temples Festival are ecstatic to welcome their first headliner of 2015, performing in Bristol for the first time ever as their only UK show of 2015; the legendary Converge. Converge will be joined on our Main Stage by an onslaught of prestigious bands (including…
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NAILS: May US West Coast Tour Dates Confirmed

11th February 2014 at 11:38 am

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California tyrants, NAILS, confirm a new set of West Coast shows in a headlining run at the beginning of May. This new five-date NAILS bombing run will see Oxnard’s hardcore/crust warriors headlining all dates, with support from Seattle powerviolence duo, Iron Lung, Olympia’s putrid…
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NAILS Announce European Exodus Tour Dates In June, With A One-Off London Show

27th January 2014 at 7:16 pm

Nails - Euro Tour 2014

After selling out venues across the UK in November throughout their ‘Campaign For Elimination’ tour, NAILS are now setting their sights on mainland Europe and have announced a run of shows, including headline slots and notable festival appearances in Finland, Belgium, France, Germany and…
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Nails / Blind To Faith / No Island / Notebooks @ Classic Grand, Glasgow 13/11/2013

20th November 2013 at 9:54 am

Nails / Blind To Faith @ Classic Grand, Glasgow 13/11/2013

As I spot people queuing outside the venue for an already-early hardcore gig, I wonder what it is that makes Nails so special that a dozen-or-so people would stand in the freezing cold just to avoid missing a minute of the evening. I’m still…
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NAILS Confirms October West Coast US Tour Supporting Godflesh, UK Tour With Blind To Faith

27th June 2013 at 11:24 am

Nails - Photo by Matthew Grant Anson

NAILS will take their combative anthems back to the streets again in the coming months with several new tours and shows confirmed. First up, the band will return to the annual This Is Hardcore in Philadelphia, the massive fest boasting four days of bands,…
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NAILS Announce ‘Campaign For Elimination’ UK Tour This November

29th May 2013 at 12:33 pm

Nails 'Campaign For Elimination' UK Tour

It comes with real pleasure to announce that California’s NAILS will be touring the UK this November, for the first time in three years, and they will be bringing along Blind To Faith for the ride. This is what Todd Jones had to say…
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Nails ‘Abandon All Life’ CD/LP 2013

19th March 2013 at 10:43 am

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Nails. Not often has a band been better named, this full-bore sludgy grindcore three-piece monstrosity is simply HARD AS NAILS. You may have come across them in 2010 as their Kurt Ballou-produced blunt force trauma of a debut album, ‘Unsilent Death’, got some pretty…
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Nails Unchain Savage New Album Track ‘Wide Open Wound’ On Terrorizer

14th February 2013 at 5:09 pm

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Let’s get straight to the point here – if Nails‘ new record Abandon All Life is a howling war cry, then the track “Wide Open Wound” is the battle. Terrorizer have today armored up to join us on the front-line of the attack, premiering…
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Skin Like Iron / Nails – Split 7″ 2012

4th February 2012 at 8:39 am

Skin Like Iron / Nails - Split 7" 2012

When I saw this one up for grabs I went for it quick. ‘Unsilent Death’ by Nails is one of the best hardcore albums I’ve heard since ‘Scum’. No shit. It smashes your face in and you love it for its breathtakingly beautiful brutality….
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NAILS & SKIN LIKE IRON: Split EP Streaming Via Decibel Magazine

13th January 2012 at 11:59 am

The split 7″ EP between NAILS and SKIN LIKE IRON being collaboratively released by both bands at the end of January, is now streaming in its entirety via Decibel Magazine’s website, RIGHT HERE. Running the show on side A, San Francisco’s SKIN LIKE IRON…
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