RIGHTEOUS FOOL Featuring C.O.C. Members: More Live Footage Posted Online

Video footage of RIGHTEOUS FOOL — the new project featuring two founding members of CORROSION OF CONFORMITY (C.O.C.), Reed Mullin (drums, vocals) and Mike Dean (bass, vocals) alongside guitarist Jason Browning from HR of BAD BRAINS' solo band — performing on March 27, 2009 at the Soapbox in Wilmington, North Carolina can be viewed below (filmed by Brian Shields of the "White Noise" metal podcast).

RIGHTEOUS FOOL has scheduled the following dates:

Jul. 29 - Asheville, NC - The Rocket Club (w/ WEEDEATER)
Sep. 06 - Raleigh, NC - Volume 11 (w/ WEEDEATER)

In a recent interview with the New Raleigh, Dean described RIGHTEOUS FOOL as "a heavy rock trio that can chug along like a locomotive at high velocity, a la early BAD BRAINS or C.O.C., or inch forth with the density of an advancing lava flow. All three members sing, and the vocals end to be a bit more melodic than early C.O.C."

Two songs from RIGHTEOUS FOOL"Asteroid" and "Heavy Is The Head" — are currently available for streaming on the band's MySpace page.

RIGHTEOUS FOOL has already played several shows, some of which were alongside CORROSION OF CONFORMITY - BLIND, singer Karl Agell and Reed's project which pays tribute to the classic C.O.C. album "Blind" (1991).

When asked by the New Raleigh why he isn't part of the CORROSION OF CONFORMITY - BLIND lineup, Dean replied, "There goes an example of the expectations of having a history. My history with that album was hearing it as an outsider and being massively impressed with the sounds, the arrangements, the vocals, the musicianship across the board, everything. I feel like those songs deserve to be heard, and Karl deserves to be singing them for people. If Reed and Karl want to perform that album for people, even minus Pepper, Phil and Woodroe, I say more power to them. But throwing me in there on bass sort of confuses the issue. I love the material, but I don't want be a consolation prize in the quest for some theoretical person's idea of legitimacy. Plus, if we play a show with them, people will likely get tired of looking at my ugly mug."

Mullin co-founded CORROSION OF CONFORMITY in 1982 as a hardcore punk act alongside guitarist Woody Weatherman and bassist Mike Dean before leaving the band in 2001 amidst health concerns.

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY's latest album, "In the Arms of God", came out in 2005 on Sanctuary Records.

"Hungry Child" (with Dixie from WEEDEATER on lead vocals):


"Green Manalishi":


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