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New York City hardcore veterans Madball have set Hardcore Lives as the title of their forthcoming album. The LP was engineered by Ken Susi (of Unearth) and mixed/mastered by Zeuss (Hatebreed, Whitechapel). It also features guest appearances from Scott Vogel (Terror), Toby Morse (H20) and Candace Puopolo (formerly Kucsulain, Walls of Jericho).

With a musical legacy dating back over 25 years Frontman Freddy Cricien had the following to say about Hardcore Lives. “I shouted ‘Hardcore Lives’ on Madball’s first release, Ball Of Destruction, – I was twelve then. It wasn’t pre planned or written down… it was an ad-lib that I just threw out there and we kept it! Back then there was no choice really, not the way we were recording – two track live at Don Fury‘s… NYHC style! I feel the sentiment behind the expression still holds true today, maybe even more so. That said, Hardcore Lives at least to us, is not just about a cool ‘catchphrase’ – it’s about that rebellious spirit that doesn’t give in… In life, music, whatever. It’s about growing, evolving, and maintaining your integrity in the process. ”

The LP is to be released on July 8th via Cricien’s own The Black N Blue Label for the U.S. and Nuclear Blast. It will be available as a digipak and limited edition colored orange vinyl, both including two additional bonus tracks: “The Beast” which also appeared on 2012′s EP Rebellion and “Spit On Your Grave” originally from 1992′s Dropping Many Suckas EP. Both tracks have been exclusively re-recorded for this release.

Hardcore Lives is currently available at the following locations.

WORLD WIDE
Digital Release ( with PDF booklet ) iTunes

UNITED STATES

The BNB Label
• Exclusive BNB Label limited edition orange vinyl ( US RELEASE ONLY )
• CD Digipak
• CD Jewel Case

All In Merch
• Exclusive preorder bundles
• CD Jewel Case

EUROPEAN TERRITORIES 

Nuclear Blast
• CD Digipak
• Black Vinyl 

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