SWORN ENEMY Unveils ‘Seeds Of Hate’ Video, Announces ‘Gamechanger’ European Tour

On the heels of a successful North American tour with veteran thrashers Sacred Reich, the Queens, New York-based metallic hardcore heavyweights SWORN ENEMY have announced the first European tour in support of their acclaimed new album “Gamechanger.” The trek – the group’s first international performances since they embarked on a European tour last year celebrating the 15th anniversary of their Jamey Jasta-produced debut album “As Real As It Gets” – kicks off July 31 in Prague, Czech Republic. The complete itinerary appears below.
“We’re stoked about going back to Europe and being able to play some songs from our new album ‘Gamechanger,'” says vocalist Sal Lococo“See you all in the pit!”In conjunction with the tour announcement, SWORN ENEMY has unveiled a new music video for the “Gamechanger” track “Seeds of Hate.”

The clip – which premiered yesterday via Germany’s Rock Hard – can be seen at this location:

Says Lococo, “We had a lot of fun doing the video for ‘Seeds of Hate’ in Brooklyn at one of my favorite spots, The Kingsland. Tons of friends came down to help out and Bryan Bishop and his crew did a fantastic job filming. Hope you all enjoy it!”Produced by Robb Flynn (Machine Head) and mixed/mastered by Zack Ohren (Suffocation, Fallujah, Warbringer), the hard-knuckled “Gamechanger” expertly fuses metal, thrash and New York hardcore. Earlier this year, first single “Prepare For Payback” ( cracked the “Devil’s Dozen” request countdown on SiriusXM’s Liquid Metal channel. The band subsequently unveiled a music video for another new song, “Coming Undone,” which can be seen at this location:

SWORN ENEMY was first signed by Hatebreed frontman Jamey Jasta, who released the group’s first two EPs on his Stillborn Recordings label in 2001 and 2002. He also produced the band’s full-length debut, “As Real As It Gets,” memorably praised by Lambgoat as “music that inspires you to want to beat the living piss out of the next unsuspecting person who walks in the room.” The album was released by Elektra Records in 2003, a year that saw the band deliver memorable performances on tour with Ozzfest. In the 15 years since, SWORN ENEMY has released five additional albums of punishing metallic hardcore and toured with a number of notable acts, including Anthrax, Mastodon, Fear Factory, Sepultura, Suicide Silence, Dying Fetus, Earth Crisis, Madball, Biohazard and Hatebreed.

07/31 Prague, CZE – Club Fatal
08/01 Budweis, CZE – Mc Fabrika
08/02 Novi Sad, SER – B612
08/03 Rasnov, ROM – Rockstadt Extreme Fest
08/04 Budapest, HUN – Durer Kert
08/05 Vienna, AUT – Viper Room
08/07 Siegen, GER – Vortex
08/08 Rotterdam, NET – Baroeg
08/09 Leeuwarden, NET – Into The Grave
08/10 Dusseldorf, GER – Pitcher
08/11 London, UK – Old Blue Last
08/12 Leicester, UK – The Shed
08/13 Lille, FRA – Bobble Cafe
08/14 Aalst, BEL – Casino 

Sal Lococo – vocals
Matt Garzilli – guitar
Mike Pucciarelli – bass
Jeff Cummings – guitar
Taykwuan Jackson – drums

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