Thursday, February 7, 2013

HAMMER FIGHT Completes Full-Length Debut Chug of War Announce Spring Tour

New Jersey-based thrash n' roll heathens HAMMER FIGHT have recently completed their full-length debut entitled Chug of War.

The album, which follows the band's 2011 self-titled EP, was recorded by Bobby Torres at The Machine Shop in Belleville, NJ. Chug of War features new guitarist Ryan Blackman, who stepped in to replace Rob Guidotti after his departure last fall. Artwork for Chug of War came from a collaboration between HAMMER FIGHT bassist/vocalist Drew Murphy and Buz Hasson, tattoo artist and co-creator of the comic book "The Living Corpse" ( Label and release date information for Chug of War will be announced in the coming months.

HAMMER FIGHT has just posted their cover of IRON MAIDEN's "Be Quick or Be Dead" on their official page and will start posting new material from Chug of War on Monday, February 11th. Visit to check out the tunes.

On April 4th, HAMMER FIGHT will kick off their Spring 2013 Tour, which will take the band out their native New Jersey and across the Midwest for a string of dates before hooking up with California skate thrash legends PSYCHOSOMATIC for one of the most liver-damaging and ear-splitting packages of 2013. Dates are as follows:

4/04 - Seacaucus, NJ @ The Blue Room
4/05 - Albany NY @ Trick Shots
4/06 - Rochester NY @ Bugjar
4/07 - Akron OH @ Annabell's Lounge
4/08 - Chicago IL @ TBA
4/09 -  Topeka, KS @ The Boobie Trap
4/10 - Joplin, MO @ Cesspool Castle
4/11 - Oklahoma City OK @ The Chameleon Room

4/12 - San Antonio TX @ Bonds007
4/13 - Austin TX @ White Swan
4/14 - Dallas TX @ TBA
4/15 - Houston TX @ White Swan
4/16 - Baton Rogue LA @ TBA
4/17 - Atlanta GA @ TBA
4/18 - Raleigh NC @ Slim's
4/19 - Chesapeake VA @ Rodger's Sports Pub
4/20 - Richmond VA @ Strange Matter
4/21 - Frederick, MD @ Lallo's
4/22 - Baltimore MD @ The Sidebar Tavern
4/23 - Atlantic City NJ @ Bull Shots
4/24 - Providence RI @ Dusk
4/25 - Allston MA @ Obrien's Pub
4/26 - Philadelphia PA @ JR's Bar
4/27 - New York, NY @ TBA

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

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