FOAD Records’ summer shows: dive into our HC/Thrash bloodbath!

Posted in Events, On Tour on July 12th, 2014 by foadmaster

F.O.A.D. Records‘ summer is ready to kick in! Next week we will be, as usual, at Obscene Extreme Festival in Trutnov, Czech Republic. Cripple Bastards will hit again the stage and Wehrmacht will make a special performance with the ending section focused on Cryptic Slaughter songs, making the official release party of their longly awaited “Beer soaked collectionboxset out on F.O.A.D. Records a unique event! Plus, the long time partnership with OEF and us made a special night focused on Italian HC possible, so don’t miss the opening “Italian Hardcore Night” on Wednesday with 3 FOAD slashers: ED, Eu’s Arse and Raw Power!

F.O.A.D. Records and Apocalypse Extreme/MP Promotion have also teamed up for a merciless bloodbath of pure old school metal so, if you’ll be in Italy on 19th and 20th of July don’t miss the chance to see Bulldozer and Obituary headling the Summer Music Fest Open Air in Codroipo (Udine)!

19th July: Bulldozer + guests (Codroipo-Udine) > Facebook event

20th July: Obituary + guests (Codroipo-Udine> Facebook event

August will also see the return of the mighty hardcore band RAISED FIST, ready to deliver two sets of kicks in the face here in Italy. The first one will be at Kaleidos in Poviglio (RE) on the 8th of August, headlining theUnited As One Festival, a total Hardcore rumble with Indigesti, Greedy Mistress, Guilty Ignorance, Uprising and Malloy. The second assault will be on 22nd of August at the Space Of Freedom Fest in Villasor (CG), with other NINETEEN bands!

8th August: Raised Fist + guests (Poviglio-Reggio Emilia> Facebook event

22nd August: Raised Fist + guests (Villasor-Sardegna> Facebook event

The 8th of August will also witness the return in Italy of the legendary DISCHARGE, headlining the La Raje HC Fest III, in Fortezza Di Civitella Del Tronto (TE) with other TWELVE bands!!!

Cripple Bastards “Japan / Australia tour 2014” – limited edition tour EP

Posted in Cripple Bastards, Events, On Tour, Releases on February 23rd, 2014 by foadmaster

So, the next FOAD Records release (F.O.A.D. 062) is a very limited motherfucker that will be quite hard to get.  Italy’s Grind/Hatecore monsters CRIPPLE BASTARDS are leaving now for their 2 week tour in Japan and Australia. It’s their very first time there in 26 years of blasting violence, and for this special occasion they put together a limited tour 7″EP including 3 unreleased tunes: a cover of an old Japanese fast-core legend, a cover of an Aussie HC classic and a never-heard-before CB track taken from a 2003 studio session. Only 250 copies of this have been pressed on transparent green vinyl, hand numbered and will be only available at these upcoming shows…:

J A P A N:


February 25 – OSAKA @ Kingcobra Squat

February 26 – NAGOYA @ Huck Finn

February 27 – YOKOHAMA @ Bar El Puente

February 28 – TOKYO @ Asakusa Kurawood ( OBSCENE EXTREME Asia 2014)

March 2 – TOKYO @Asakusa Kurawood (OBSCENE EXTREME Asia 2014)


A U S T R A L I A:


March 5 – SYDNEY @ Blackwire records

March 6 – CANBERRA @ The Basement

March 7 – MELBOURNE @ The Reverence Hotel ( OBSCENE EXTREME Australia 2014)

March 8 – MELBOURNE @ The Corner Hotel (OBSCENE EXTREME Australia 2014)

ManLiftingBanner: italian gig in November!

Posted in Events, On Tour on October 29th, 2013 by foadmaster

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F.O.A.D. Records e Apocalypse Extreme Agency / MP Promotion sono lieti di annunciare il ritorno in Italia di un vero e proprio mito dell’Hardcore Olandese più radicale, i MANLIFTINGBANNER!! Unica data qui da noi e non si vedono da una ventina d’anni!
Quel che possiamo aspettarci è una legnata in faccia di Hardcore veloce e pestato, tra le file componenti storici della scena sXe Hardcore Olandese, fondatori anche di LÄRM e SEEIN’ RED
Velocità, passione e intensità HC.. un evento assolutamente imperdibile… The revolution continues!!

Sabato 30 Novembre @ Circolo Kaleidos – Poviglio (RE)

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The revolution continues!! We are happy to announce that the Dutch radical Hardcore unit MANLIFTINGBANNER is finally coming back to Italy for an exclusive show! Expect an incendiary delivery of energetic and intense Hardcore from these ageless veterans that built the history of Dutch sXe Hardcore, as a matter of fact the band shares members with LÄRM and SEEIN’ RED. This is fast, political and heartfelt HC at its best, an incredible event not to be missed!

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CRIPPLE BASTARDS “misantropo a senso unico” mini-tour

Posted in Cripple Bastards, Events, On Tour, Releases on October 21st, 2013 by foadmaster

Supporting the long-awaited release of the REDUX Edition of their classic “Misantropo A Senso Unico” album, Cripple Bastards have started an Italian mini tour with a set list focused on a lot of songs from that legendary album.

First gig is gone and there are only five more to go. These shows will be the last chance to listen to some classic songs from Misantropo in a live context, so be sure to catch Cripple Bastards live!

Misantropo A Senso Unico – REDUX Edition” can still be ordered through ScareyStore at this link:


Ratos De Porao: 3 shows in Italy!

Posted in Cripple Bastards, Events, On Tour, Ratos De Porao on April 3rd, 2013 by foadmaster

The Brazilian masters of thrashing Hardcore/Punk are back to Italy for 3 unmissable shows organized by FOAD Records and Apocalypse Extreme Agency / MP Promotion!

Gli incontrastati colossi Brasiliani del Thrash/Hardcore più distruttivo ritornano in Italia per 3 date da non lasciarsi sfuggire, organizzate da FOAD Records e Apocalypse Extreme Agency / MP Promotion, ognuna con supporti d’eccezione: 30 Giugno – Roma / Traffic con i BUFFALO GRILLZ, 1 Luglio – Pordenone – Western Studios con i CRIPPLE BASTARDS e 2 Luglio – Avigliana-Torino / Festa di Radio Blackout con ZEIT GEIST!


Posted in Blue Vomit, Cripple Bastards, Events, On Tour on January 14th, 2013 by foadmaster


“NIGHT OF THE SPEED DEMONS” Festival compie 10 anni e approda alla sua 6a edizione, di nuovo espanso a due giorni e con una scaletta che spazia da numerosi pesi massimi del Punk/Hardcore italiano anni ’80 e ’90 al Thrash/HC, al Jazzcore dei MOMBU, al Grind/Hatecore dei CRIPPLE BASTARDS che per l’occasione festeggeranno il loro 25simo anniversario 1988-2013! 10 band in 2 giorni di sbrindellamento sonoro garantito, evento organizzato da FOAD Records e per la prima volta ospitato dall’Honky Tonky di Seregno in Brianza. Ai primi 50 partecipanti che acquisteranno il biglietto per entrambi i giorni verrà omaggiata una limitatissima compilation Tape con 1 brano per ogni band del festival, tra cui una versione estesa e remixata di “Zombi” dei MOMBU con alla voce Giulio The Bastard e una versione inedita di “Spirito di ritorsione” dei C.B. registrata all’Obscene Extreme 2010.  Non mancate!