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Canadian 80’s Thrashers AGGRESSION Post New Tour Blog From ‘Forsaken East Coast Survival Tour’

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Recently celebrating their 30 year anniversary after
founding AGGRESSION member / guitarist Denis ‘Sasquatch’ Barthe handpicked the finest
musicians around him to reform the Canadian 80’s thrashers for
their ‘Forsaken East Coast Survival US Tour’  has now posted their first tour report of their road
adventures for fans on Crown of Viserys here.

US tour kicked off earlier this March at the 2015 edition of Defenders of The
Old Festival in Brooklyn, NY that included Exciter, Riot V, The Rods plus many
more and continued across the East Coast (all dates list below) for Aggression’s
first series of shows since 2005, where they reunited at the Montreal Metal
Massacre fest and unleashed their un-released 1986 album ‘Forgotten

East Coast Survival Tour’

13 – Brooklyn, NY – The Bell House (Defenders of The Old Fest

March 14 –
Philadelphia, PA – Black Vulture Gallery

March 15
– Worcester, MA – Ralph’s Rock Diner

March 16 –
Burlington, VT – Nectar’s

March 17 –
Wallingford, CT – Cherry Street Station

(Cancelled) March
18 – Stafford, VA – Grog And Tankard Sports Bar & Grill​

19 – Chapel Hill, NC – The Cave

March 20 –
Lexington, KY – The Green Lantern

21 – Milwaukee, WI – Quarters

March 23
– Rochester, NY – The Bug Jar


Formed in 1985 under the original
moniker “Asylum” to be later changed to AGGRESSION, the speed metallers
unleashed their 1986 demo “Forgotten Skeleton”, (which saw an album
release in 2005) and their debut full length “The Full Treatment” in 1987, which
lead them to become one of the most popular bands to rise out of the Quebec and
Canadian metal scene. With their manager at the time (Johnny Hart), AGGRESSION
quickly became a household name with their concerts sold out everywhere and
a fanbase that grew from hundreds to thousands in no time.  Other bands such as
Metallica, Slayer, Exodus, Hallow’s Eve, Destruction and others all wanted to
see the beast for themselves during tour stops in Montreal. Playing numerous
concerts with bands such as Anvil, Celtic Frost, Voïvod, Nuclear Assault,
Agnostic Front, D.R.I., Possessed, Dark Angel, Crumbsuckers, Sacrifice and
others, AGGRESSION decided to call it quits in 1989 due to external


*band line up for recordings was Denis Sasquatch
Barthe (guitar and backup vocals), Botcher (vocals), Burn (guitar), Dug (bass)
and Gate (drums and backup vocals).

*1985 – *4 track demo

*1986 – *Live (14 track live album)

*1986  -* 4 Track demo

*1986 – Forgotten Skeleton (originally recorded in
1986 and later released in 2004)

1987 – The Full
Treatment (full length) – band lineup for The Full Treatment was Denis Sasquatch
Barthe (guitar and backup vocals), Cactus Pete (vocals) Dug (bass and backup
vocals) and Gate (drums and backup vocals)

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