Downset.Nick Meyers

Downset. Sign With New Age Records


Downset. have signed a deal with New Age Records. The Los Angeles, CA-based rapcore outfit overhauled their lineup this year, with guitarist Rogelio Lozano enlisting a new roster of musicians to join him in the band. Among those to have taken up roles in the group are vocalist Joe Hyde (Illmatic), bassist Renato Barbosa, and drummer Betto Cardoso (Project46).

New Age Records founder Mike Hartsfield commented, “I have known Rogelio for decades and I have seen Downset blow up since forming in the 90’s. I’m really excited to see what we can do together. They are legends in hardcore.”

New material is in the works with plans for an announcement to be made later in the year. For now, the group are presently out on tour, with the following shows booked:

06/10 Martigny, SWI – Sunset Bar
06/11 Munchen, GER – Backstage
06/12 Wien, AUT – Escape Metal Corner
06/13 Lipa, CZE – Velichov
06/14 Berlin, GER – Cassiopea
06/15 Ostrava, CZE – Barrak Music Club
06/16 Prague, CZE – Club Modra
06/17 Havlickuv Brod, CZE – Klub Oko (feat. Nasrot & Nonsense)
06/20 London, UK – The Underworld
06/21 Dusseldorf, GER – Pitcher
06/22 Lindau, GER – Club Vaudeville
06/23 Innsbruck, AUT – Livestage

08/07 Cudahy, WI – X-Ray Arcade
08/10 Clearfield, PA – The Upstage Music Fest

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