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Latest news: Tue, Jul 18 2017, THE CASUALTIES

Latest release: "Chaos Sound"

Release date: Fri, Jan 22 2016, US Fri, Jan 22 2016

THE CASUALTIES have announced the departure of frontman Jorge Herrera due to growing tired of the strains of life on the road. The band will fulfill all previously announced dates including the European festival tour in August. A full list of shows can be found below.

The band's longtime friend David Rodriguez (STARVING WOLVES, KRUM BUMS) will be handling vocal duties.


THE CASUALTIES comment: "Attention, Casualties Army! After 27 years of performing with the band, Jorge has chosen that touring life is no longer for him. With that said, we will carry on. As anyone who follows us knows, the name THE CASUALTIES is stronger then any one member. The songs written in basements throughout New York City shall continue to ring loud. We will continue our commitment to the Casualties Army! We will tour and put forward new anthems for many more years to come. When we said 'it's a f*cking way of life' back in the beginning, we meant it."

06 Aug 17 Brighton (UK) Rebellion
09 Aug 17 Nottingham (UK) The Maze
13 Aug 17 London (UK) Underworld
15 Aug 17 Warszawa (PL) Poglos
16 Aug 17 Zlotow (PL) Generator
17 Aug 17 Nowy Targ (PL) Piwnca u Winiarskich
18 Aug 17 Vyskov (CZ) Pod Parou
19 Aug 17 Volyné (CZ) Summer Punk Party
20 Aug 17 Graz (AT) Explosiv
21 Aug 17 Tannheim-Egelsee (CZ) Schwarzer Adler
22 Aug 17 Mannheim (CZ) Sommerbühne 7er Club
23 Aug 17 Erfurt (CZ) From Hell
24 Aug 17 Niedergörsdorf (CZ) Spirit Festival

THE CASUALTIES are performing in support of their latest full-length 'Chaos Sound'. Artwork and track-list are shown below.



  1. Intro
  2. Chaos Sound
  3. Visions Of Greed
  4. Running Through The Night
  5. Brothers And Sisters
  6. Murder Us All
  7. Work Our Lives Away
  8. Countdown To Tomorrow
  9. Fight for What’s Mine
  10. Keep Your Distance
  11. In the Lost City
  12. Bomb Blast
  13. R.A.M.O.N.E.S. (Motörhead cover)
  14. Halfway To Hell
  15. United Streets

'Chaos Sound' can still be ordered in various formats from the Season of Mist shop.

Join THE CASUALTIES on their official Facebook page!



THE CASUALTIES are the voice of the disenfranchised, the disillusioned and the dispossessed of this planet. These street fighters are still angry, still political and still keep the heart and spirit of Punk alive. This was already the declared aim of THE CASUALTIES, when vocalist Jorge Herrera founded the band together with second singer Colin in the year 1990. Hailing from New York City, they were inspired by early street punks such as THE EXPLOITED, SEX PISTOLS and CHARGED GBH. THE CASUALTIES successfully revived this style with their hard hitting music as well as their visuals and took it to a new level with an impressive track record of eight studio full-lengths, three EPs and three live albums so far.

Being true to the spirit of Punk, THE CASUALTIES never took care to record what they were doing, but living like there was no future. Their first releases typically were two EPs "40 Oz. Casualty" (1992) and "A Fuckin' Way of Life" (1994). It took the band until the year 1997 to premiere their debut full-length "For the Punx", which sparked a very productive phase with "Underground Army" (1998) coming out only a year later and a live album "Live at the Fireside Bowl" (1999) catching their restless energy on stage to follow. Another album "Stay Out of Order" as well as an EP "Who's in Control?" were added in 2000. After "Die Hards" (2001) the street urchins felt it was time to give a summary of their early works to far with the compilation "The Early Years: 1990-1995" (2001), which heralded a small hiatus.

Their boost of creativity despite ongoing line-up changes in the previous year now slowed down a little with another live release "More at the Fireside Bowl" (2003) and the fifth full-length "On the Front Line" (2004) to surface after some kind of recording break, while the Americans continued to beat the streets heavily. In quick succession number six "En la Línea del Frente" (2005) and seven "Under Attack" (2006) were added with the third live album "Made in NYC" making a point of staying true to their roots in 2007. THE CASUALTIES took a little breather for the second time before putting out "We Are All We Have" (2009). This eighth album marked some changes, indicated again by a compilation "For the Casualties Army" (2010):

With countless tours across the U.S. and Europe,-South America, Japan and Mexico - it would seem hardcore punk stalwarts THE CASUALTIES have done it all. But one shouldn't be so quick to assume anything with these guys who still have much more to bring to the Punk Rock scene. The diversity of their latest offerings is also due to their extensive touring. "Being in different countries just opens your mind to things," explained guitarist Jake already in regard of previous album "We Are All We Have". "It's definitely still way Casualties fuckin' real Hardcore Punk," he assured us, but nonetheless still believes "it's leaps and bounds from what it was to what it is now. We're not the type of band that would stay stuck in that era. You have to move on. Natural progression just happens." And THE CASUALTIES again move on:

Now the Americans are unleashing "Resistance", taking up their fight against the injustice of a banking system gone berserk, police brutality against peaceful protest and the corporate onslaught on privacy with sixteen songs. "Resistance" fuels the anger of undiluted raw Punk with crunchy riffs and anthemic chants. Add a dash of precise energy from Thrash and a melodic dose of Rock and you end up with an equally catchy and fierce record. "Resistance" is a fist in the face of oppression! THE CASUALTIES are living proof that Punk is not dead, but back!


Name Instrument
Jorge Vocals
Jake Guitar
Rick Bass
Meggers Drums

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Tour dates

Date Country Town Venue Other information
Mon, Aug 21 2017 CZ Tannheim-Egelsee Schwarzer Adler
Tue, Aug 22 2017 CZ Mannheim Sommerbühne 7er Club
Wed, Aug 23 2017 CZ Erfurt From Hell
Thu, Aug 24 2017 CZ Niedergörsdorf Spirit Festival
Sat, Aug 26 2017 US San Bernadino, CA It's Not Dead San Manuel Amph.
Sun, Aug 27 2017 US San Diego, CA Casbah
Mon, Aug 28 2017 US Flagstaff, AZ Green Room
Tue, Aug 29 2017 US Phoenix, AZ Rebel Lounge
Thu, Aug 31 2017 US Austin, TX Mohawk
Fri, Sep 01 2017 US Houston, TX Scout Bar
Sat, Sep 02 2017 US Dallas, TX Three Links
Sun, Sep 03 2017 US San Antonio, TX Korova
Tue, Sep 05 2017 US Atlanta, GA Masquerade Hell
Wed, Sep 06 2017 US Durham, NC Motorco
Fri, Sep 08 2017 US Philadelphia, PA Voltage Lounge
Sat, Sep 09 2017 US New York, NY Gramercy
Sun, Sep 10 2017 US Boston, MA Brighton Music Hall
Tue, Sep 12 2017 US Buffalo, NY The Waiting Room
Wed, Sep 13 2017 US Pittsburgh, PA Rex Theater
Thu, Sep 14 2017 US Cleveland, OH Grog Shop
Sun, Sep 17 2017 US Indianapolis, IN The Hi. Fi
Tue, Sep 19 2017 US St. Louis, MO Fubar
Wed, Sep 20 2017 US Kansas City, MO Riot Room
Thu, Sep 21 2017 US Omaha, NE Lookout Lounge
Fri, Sep 22 2017 US Denver, CO Gothic Theater
Sat, Sep 23 2017 US Salt Lake City, UT Metro Music Hall
Mon, Sep 25 2017 US Spokane, WA The Pin
Tue, Sep 26 2017 US Seattle, WA The Crocodile
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