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Mercy Ties
Mercy Ties

Described as “a volatile, controlled explosion,” Mercy Ties deliver punk and hardcore that is derived from the heavy influences of Seattle’s chaotic mainstays such as Botch, Blood Brothers and Harkonen, Also from Seattle, Mercy Ties have taken what was already considered “complex structure” or “mathy” and have shot it into new altitudes and added elements of math rock and grind to create something unsettling, unpredictable and distinctive. Simply, they are redefining what could be done when heavy, aggressive music.

The debut LP, and second release for Glory Kid Ltd., was recorded in Oakland, California by Scott Evans (Kowloon Walled City) at Sharkbite Studios and mastered by Brad Boatright (Modern Life Is War, Nails) at Audiosiege. The album, Proper Corruption, will drop this winter.

Ghettoblaster has the pleasure of debuting the official video for “You Have The Right To Remain Violent,” which the band said will “satiate your patriotism and celebrate America’s birthday.” The video was directed by JP Schmidt and Andre Sanabria. Enjoy:

(Visit the band here: http://glorykid.com/artists/Mercy-Ties/.)

Seattle, WA’ own Mercy Ties heads to Oakland,CA  to record and mix their upcoming debut full length at Sharkbite Studios and Antisleep Audio with Scott Evans of Kowloon Walled City. He has recorded bands such as Batillus, Hush, Bog Oak, Ladder Devils, Tigon. He has also worked alongside bigger bands like Neurosis, Old Man Gloom, and A Minor Forest. They will be playing some dates to help them make it down there and to return home.

This release is expected to be release late Summer of ’15 via Glory Kid Limited in the U.S.

2/19/15 Seattle, WA @Narwhal w/Grenades, Leatherdaddy

2/20/15 Eugene, OR @The Boreal w/Southtowne Lanes

2/22 – 3/1/15 (recording with Scott Evans)

3/1/15 San Francisco, CA @Hemlock Tavern w/ Kowloon Walled City, Vulgar Trade

3/2/15 Portland, OR @Scowling House w/Sky Above and Earth Below, Hang the Old Year

Mercy Ties has previously release their debut EP A Dim Lit Place via Glory Kid Limited last year and supported it with one east coast and one west coast tours consecutively with label mates Divider.