FULL BLOWN CHAOS Frontman Interviewed By METAL ASSAULT (Audio)

On December 26, Aniruddh "Andrew" Bansal of Metal Assault conducted an interview with vocalist Ray Mazzola of the Queens, New York hardcore powerhouse FULL BLOWN CHAOS. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below.

Interview (audio):

FULL BLOWN CHAOS will release its new self-titled album on February 1, 2011 via Ironclad Recordings. The follow-up to 2007's "Heavy Lies the Crown" (Ferret Music) is a 13-track hard-hitting assault which will also see be made available in Europe on Plastic Head and in Japan on Howling Bull.

"Full Blown Chaos" track listing:

01. Doomageddon
02. Villains
03. Rise & Conquer
04. The Walking Dead
05. Silence is Golden
06. Die Like You Live
07. Gravedigger
08. Guttermouth
09. War Machine
10. Battle Hymns and Broken Bones
11. C.O.B.R.A.
12. Cain Marko
13. The Path I Walk

The song "The Walking Dead" is available for streaming at the FULL BLOWN CHAOS MySpace page.

"We have reinforced our style of writing with a more prevalent sound while keeping to our roots of audible mayhem," Ray Mazzola said of the band's new material. "We are a five-piece now so we are capable of doing so much more."

Over the years, FULL BLOWN CHAOS has scoured the world, playing over 1,000 shows and pummeling crowds with its breakdown-laden heavy hardcore. Mazzola and company have appeared on such North American tours as Ozzfest, Sounds of the Underground and Jägermeister, and have made five appearances at the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival. FULL BLOWN CHAOS has also toured overseas more than a half dozen times, playing European summer festivals and taking part in the Persistence Tour and a handful of club tours.

"Touring as much as we have in the past is an absolute necessity in this era of music and genre," Mazzola stated. "You need to be in everyone's face and make them remember you, whether they like it or not. There are so many heavy bands out there, it's hard to distinguish oneself by music alone sometimes. Our band and music stands out because you can feel and hear the struggle and time we have invested. That alone will set us apart from the impetuous herd of today's groups."


Ray Mazzola - Vocals
Mike Facci - Guitar
Jeff Facci - Drums
Mark Gumbrecht - Guitar
Dustin Jennings - Bass


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