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Forget about Hardcore, Xerxes Have Gone Death Rock with New Single "Knife"

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Xerxes

Xerxes returns with their new LP Collision Blonde, and now more than ever, the band's expansive influences and vision outside of hardcore can be felt. The guitars behind "Knife"come straight from an early Bauhaus or Christian Death record but retain a post-hardcore feel. The vocals and the attack that cement the band's background in hardcore, making for an interesting middle ground, and one that works well. Check it out for yourself, and look for the LP via No Sleep on October 21.

Xerxes Tour Dates:
Oct 17 - Johnson City, TN - The Hideaway
Oct 18 - Charlotte, NC - Lunchbox Records
Oct 19 - Richmond, VA - Strange Matter
Oct 20 - Amityville, NY - Amityville Music Hall
Oct 21 - Brooklyn, NY - No Sleep Records’ CMJ Showcase/Collision Blonde Album Release Show @ The Paper Box
Oct 22 - Philadelphia, PA - The Fire (w/Empire! Empire!, Free Throw)
Oct 23 - Lakewood, OH - Mahall’s Basement
Oct 24 - Columbus, OH - Double Happiness
Oct 31 - Birmingham, AL - The Firehouse (w/Coliseum)
Nov 1 - Gainesville, FL - The Fest @ The Atlantic (w/Self Defense Family, Frameworks, Rescuer & more)
Nov 4 - Nashville, TN - Stone Fox (w/Coliseum)