Chug of War, from New Jersey thrash n’ rollers HAMMER FIGHT, is out now on Horror Pain Gore Death Productions. A cross between Slayer, Motorhead, and beer, HAMMER FIGHT return to Horror Pain Gore Death Productions, who released the band’s 2011 untitled EP, for Chug Of War. Combining ripping guitars, bass leads and gritty dirty vocals, HAMMER FIGHT stand out from the rest with a unique sound. Chug Of War is a rockin’ album of drunken madness for fans of Iron Maiden, Motorhead, Anthrax, Slayer, Blood Duster, Blood For Blood, Carnivore, Thin Lizzy, Gang Green and Venom.
Chug of War is now streaming in full at hpgd.bandcamp.com/album/chug-of-war.
The album is available in digital and CD (limited to 500 copies) formats the link above.
On Thursday, Nov. 14, Hammer Fight will kick-off the 10-date “Chug of Tour Vol. II” trek in support the new album. During the tour, the band will keep a written record of the hell being raised via a series of blog posts on GunShyAssassin.com. The first entry, written by bassist/vocalist Drew Murphy, is up now at this location.
Chug of Tour Vol. II dates:
11/14 – Philadelphia, PA – The M Room
11/15 – Richmond, VA – The Compound
11/16 – Chesapeake, VA – Rodger’s Sports Pub
11/17 – Raleigh, NC – Slim’s
11/18 – Nashville, TN – TBA
11/19 – Columbus, OH – The Shrunken Head
11/20 – Chicago, IL – Cobra Lounge
11/21 – Akron, OH – Annabelle’s Lounge
11/22 – Erie, PA – The Beer Mug
11/23 – Asbury Park, NJ – The Saint
The DC in the City-directed music video for “I Didn’t Feel Like Drinking (Until I Started Drinking),” also from Chug of War, is now playing at the link below: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DeG_Pxp15jk
Spawned from a New Jersey scene saturated with death metal and hardcore, HAMMER FIGHT brings a sound that many kids these days may have missed; Hard Rockin’ Metal. Versatile enough to share the stage with the most extreme death metal acts to classic hard rock bands and everything in between. HAMMER FIGHT is here to kick some ass! Keep your eyes and ears open, they’ll be in your town soon.
Drew Murphy – Bass, Vocals
Ryan Blackman – Guitar
Todd Stern – Guitar
Justin Spaeth – Drums