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Aug 25, 2015
RITUAL Joins the Distort Family

RITUAL Joins the Distort Family

Distort Inc. / Fontana North are excited to announce the Canadian signing of RITUAL from Hamilton, Ontario, Canada! RITUAL is the brainchild of former Dead and Divine vocalist, Matt Ryan Tobin. After the untimely demise of Dead and Divine's decade long career, charting Billboard charts with multiple records; Tobin found himself far from finished. With little to no time spent mourning, he threw himself head first into a new musical endeavour with the aid of four musicians who found themselves feeling all too similar. The band will release their self-titled debut album via Distort Inc. / Fontana North (Canada), Bullet Tooth (Worldwide) and Halfcut / Shock (Australia / New Zealand) in Fall 2015.

RITUAL is a band without guidelines or limitations, chalked full of raw and untainted passion; this was the band Tobin always set out to create. “We were born from waste. We are the product of broken bands, miles traveled and mistakes made. We are RITUAL”. The band has been busy playing live with Protest The Hero and Silverstein and will play Riot Fest in Toronto on September 19 with Alexisonfire, Weezer, Motorhead, Thrice, All Time Low and more.

Speaking on the signing, Tobin said, "Distort is definitely the right home for RITUAL and we're really looking forward to the future with Greg and the rest of the team!”  The exclusive announcement video, which you can watch below, is up now at the Distort Inc.YouTube channel.

Stay tuned for more updates on RITUAL, as well as new music, new videos, and tour dates! Get connected below.

Matt Ryan Tobin – Vocals
Matthew Rigg – Bass
Aaron Le Tual – Guitar
Tim Busa – Guitar
Dillon Forret – Drums


Aug 7, 2015
Caulfield Release 'Outcast'

Caulfield Release 'Outcast'

Sydney hardcore band Caulfield  have released their anticipated sophomore album 'Outcast' via Distort in Canada and Shock Records in Australia.The 5-piece embrace a heavier sound on this record following the love received from the 2014 single 'Smoke and Mirrors'

Buy 'Outcast' on iTunes
Stream on Spotify | Rdio

Jul 20, 2015
Comeback Kid Announce Fall Tour With Stray From The Path

Comeback Kid Announce Fall Tour With Stray From The Path

Comeback Kid are set to hit the road co-headlining the Subliminal Criminals tour with Stray From The Path. The tour was announced today with tickets for most dates going on sale Friday July 24, 2015 at 10AM. 

Buy their Rain City Sessions live album HERE  

Buy their latest studio album Die Knowing HERE 

9/18  Philadelphia, PA Voltage Lounge
9/19  Pittsburgh, PA  Altar Bar
9/20  Detroit, MI  The Shelter
9/21  Indianapolis, IN  Emerson Theatre
9/22  Chicago, IL  Reggies
9/23  Minneapolis, MN  Skyway Theatre, Studio B
9/24  Winnipeg, MB  Park Theatre
9/25  Saskatoon, SK  Louis Pub
9/26  Edmonton, AB  King Edward Hall
9/27  Calgary, AB  The Gateway at SAIT
9/29  Vancouver, BC  Cobalt

9/30  Seattle, WA  El Corazon
10/1  Portland, OR  Hawthorne Theatre
10/2  Sacramento, CA The Boardwalk
10/3  Anaheim, CA  Chain Reaction
10/4  San Diego, CA  Soma
10/5  Phoenix, AZ  Joe's Grotto
10/7  Denver, CO  Summit Music Hall
10/8  Lawrence, KS  Granada Theatre
10/9  Dallas, TX  Trees
10/10  Austin, TX  Dirty Dog Bar
10/11  Houston, TX  Scout Bar
10/13  Tampa, FL  The Orpheum
10/14  Orlando, FL  Backbooth
10/15  Jacksonville, FL  Underbelly
10/16  Greensboro, NC Greene St
10/17  Nashville, TN  Rocketown
10/18  Atlanta, GA  The Masquerade
10/20  Columbus, OH  Park Street Saloon
10/21  Toronto, ON  Tattoo Queen West
10/22  Montreal, QC  La Vitrola

10/23  Worcester, MA  The Palladium
10/24  New York, NY  Gramercy Theatre



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@distortent - Jan 19, 2013

Everyone please taken a second to wish @jocelynnrennie of team distort a happy birthday. Her parents finally got her a pony.