Scraping Genius Off The Wheel




Syracuse-based act Forfeit kicked off 2010 in their hometown as part of a New Years Day hardcore matinee, which included their Reaper Records‘ peers Death Threat alongside other notable bands such as Down To Nothing. And from the looks of it, they wont be slowing down for the next two months. The band have played every single day since, supporting their somewhat thrashy new full-length The Lower Depths, and their current schedule only shows a brief two-day reprieve between legs.

At the moment, Forfeit is in the midst of playing a series of mostly East Coast venues with Trapped Under Ice, Cruel Hand, and Naysayer. Then, later this month, the band will commence a more extensive North American tour with Trustkill/Think Fast! artists Outbreak, who late last year released a self-titled follow-up to their Bridge Nine debut Failure. If you’re at all interested in what’s going on in today’s American hardcore scene, make sure you check out one of these shows and support these guys on this arduous run. All dates below:

Jan 5 2010 Barbary Philadelphia, PA*
Jan 6 2010 Alley Katz Richmond, VA*
Jan 7 2010 The Brewery Raleigh, NC*
Jan 8 2010 New Brooklyn Tavern West Columbia, SC*
Jan 9 2010 The Pit Jacksonville, FL*
Jan 10 2010 The Dugout Miami, FL*
Jan 11 2010 Transitions Tampa, FL*
Jan 12 2010 PS Warehouse Atlanta, GA*
Jan 13 2010 The Hideaway Johnson City, TN*
Jan 14 2010 Warsaw Arena Cincinnati, OH*
Jan 15 2010 Static Age Romeo, MI*
Jan 16 2010 Forward Hall Erie, PA*
Jan 17 2010 Sonar Baltimore, MD*
Jan 20 2010 Velocity Fun Center Watertown, NY
Jan 21 2010 Deering Grange Portland, ME**
Jan 22 2010 Donald Heiter Community Center Lewisburg, PA**
Jan 23 2010 Forward Hall Erie, PA**
Jan 24 2010 Refuge Skate Shop Dearborn, MI**
Jan 25 2010 Northside Pavillion Fort Wayne, IN**
Jan 26 2010 Borg Ward Milwaukee, WI**
Jan 27 2010 The Beat Minneapolis, MN**
Jan 28 2010 The Red Raven Fargo, ND**
Jan 30 2010 The Warehouse Kennewick, WA**
Jan 31 2010 West Seattle American Legion Seattle, WA**
Feb 1 2010 Victoria Events Center Victoria, BC**
Feb 2 2010 TBA Vancouver, BC**
Feb 3 2010 Satyricon Portland, OR**
Feb 4 2010 Bubba Thrashers Redding, CA**
Feb 5 2010 CYC Fresno, CA**
Feb 6 2010 Cobalt Cafe Canoga Park, CA**
Feb 7 2010 Pharaoh’s Den Riverside, CA**
Feb 8 2010 TBA Las Vegas, NV**
Feb 9 2010 Slurp Tempe, AZ
Feb 10 2010 Gold Manor Albuquerque, NM**
Feb 11 2010 The Conservatory Oklahoma City, OK**
Feb 12 2010 The Brick Yard Mountain Home, AR**
Feb 13 2010 The Firehouse Birmingham, AL**
Feb 14 2010 The Farside Talahassee, FL**
Feb 15 2010 The Talent Farm Pembroke Pines, FL**
Feb 16 2010 Will’s Pub Orlando, FL**
Feb 17 2010 Hartbeat Gallery Mooresville, NC**
Feb 18 2010 Alley Katz Richmond, VA**
Feb 19 2010 All Souls Unitarian Church Washington DC**
Feb 20 2010 Broad Street Ministry Philadelphia, PA**
Feb 21 2010 Broadway Amityville, NY**

*w/ Trapped Under Ice, Cruel Hand and Naysayer
**w/ Outbreak


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