Bloodclot premieres new single ‘Manic’ and tour dates with Negative Approach

On July 14th, Bloodclot – featuring true hardcore pioneers John Joseph (Cro-Mags), Todd Youth (Warzone, Murphy’s Law), Joey Castillo (ex-Queens of the Stone Age, Blast!), Nick Oliveri (ex-Queens of the Stone Age, Dwarves) – will release their new album, ‘Up In Arms‘, via Metal Blade Records.

Comments Bloodclot singer John Joseph: “The music for Manic was sent to me from Todd who was in L.A. I listened on my i-Phone while I was in the gym training, left immediately, went home and wrote the lyrics. It’s that kind of a feeling. Lyrically, it’s about people mistaking kindness for weakness. Big fucking Mistake.

BLOODCLOT tour dates
w/ Negative Approach
July 14 – Amityville, NY – Revolution Bar and Music Hall
July 15 – Philadelphia, PA – Underground Arts
July 16 – Washington DC – DC9
July 18 – Virginia Beach, VA – Shaka’s
July 19 – Baltimore, MD – Ottobar
July 20 – Belmar, NJ – Paul’s Tavern
July 21 – Brooklyn, NY – Saint Vitus
July 23 – Buffalo, NY – Studio at the Waiting Room
July 25 – Pittsburgh, PA – Cattivo
July 26 – Cleveland, OH – Now That’s Class
July 27 – Cincinnati, OH – Northside Yacht Club
July 28 – Detroit, MI – The Magic Stick
July 29 – Chicago, IL – Cobra Lounge
July 30 – St. Louis, MO – Blueberry Hill
Aug. 1 – Denver, CO – Marquis Theater
Aug. 3 – San Francisco, CA – Thee Parkside
Aug. 4 – Los Angeles, CA – The Echoplex w/ Nails, Final Conflict
Aug. 5 – Santa Ana, CA – The Constellation Room w/ Nails, Final Conflict
Aug. 6 – San Diego, CA – Brick by Brick w/ Nails, Final Conflict

BLOODCLOT line-up:
John Joseph (Cro-Mags) – Vocals
Todd Youth (Warzone, Murphy’s Law) – Guitars
Nick Oliveri (ex-Queens of the Stone Age, Dwarves) – Bass
Joey Castillo (ex-Queens of the Stone Age, Blast!) – Drums

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Bloodclot announces USA tour dates with Negative Approach

Bloodclot featuring true hardcore pioneers John Joseph (Cro-Mags), Todd Youth (Warzone,Murphy’s Law), Joey Castillo (ex-Queens of the Stone Age, Blast!), Nick Oliveri (ex-Queens of the Stone Age, Dwarves) – has announced USA tour dates with Negative Approach, in support of their upcoming album, ‘Up In Arms‘.

Due out July 14th via Metal Blade Records, ‘Up In Arms‘ lives up to the rallying cry of the album’s title – the bursts of high energy hardcore act as the perfect accompaniment to John Joseph setting his sights on injustice and the seemingly endless flaws of the contemporary world. For a first preview of the record, the title track can be heard here.

See below for all upcoming dates!

BLOODCLOT tour dates
w/ Negative Approach
July 14 – Amityville, NY – Revolution Bar and Music Hall
July 15 – Philadelphia, PA – Underground Arts
July 16 – Washington DC – DC9
July 18 – Virginia Beach, VA – Shaka’s
July 19 – Baltimore, MD – Ottobar
July 20 – Belmar, NJ – Paul’s Tavern
July 21 – Brooklyn, NY – Saint Vitus
July 23 – Buffalo, NY – Studio at the Waiting Room
July 25 – Pittsburgh, PA – Cattivo
July 26 – Cleveland, OH – Now That’s Class
July 27 – Cincinnati, OH – Northside Yacht Club
July 28 – Detroit, MI – The Magic Stick
July 29 – Chicago, IL – Cobra Lounge
July 30 – St. Louis, MO – Blueberry Hill
Aug. 1 – Denver, CO – Marquis Theater
Aug. 3 – San Francisco, CA – Thee Parkside
Aug. 4 – Los Angeles, CA – The Echoplex w/ Nails, Final Conflict
Aug. 5 – Santa Ana, CA – The Constellation Room w/ Nails, Final Conflict
Aug. 6 – San Diego, CA – Brick by Brick w/ Nails, Final Conflict

At its purest, there is little that can match the visceral thrill and empowering spirit of hardcore. As front-man of New York City hardcore kings Cro-Mags, this is something John Joseph knows very well, and with ‘Up In Arms‘, he and his BLOODCLOT compatriots deliver a furious collection that hits hard on every level. From the moment the opening title track explodes to life, it’s clear that everyone involved is having a blast and playing from the heart, and that this is no frills / no bullshit music at its most passionate. “In this band we’re doing what each of us have always done: give it our all,” John Joseph states plainly. “We work hard, and we have a lot to say. Look around the planet – people are fed up with the corrupt ruling class. They destroy the planet and kill millions for profit, and the formula for our response is simple: Anger + applied knowledge = results. Don’t just bitch. Change it.

Stay tuned for more news about ‘Up In Arms‘ coming soon!

Bloodclot line-up:
John Joseph (Cro-Mags) – Vocals
Todd Youth (Warzone, Murphy’s Law) – Guitars
Nick Oliveri (ex-Queens of the Stone Age, Dwarves) – Bass
Joey Castillo (ex-Queens of the Stone Age, Blast!) – Drums

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Bloodclot launches lyric video for new single, ‘Up In Arms’

BLOODCLOT – featuring true hardcore pioneers John Joseph (Cro-Mags), Joey Castillo (ex-Queens of the Stone Age), Nick Oliveri (ex-Queens of the Stone Age), Todd Youth (Danzig) – has launched their first single: the title track from their upcoming album, ‘Up In Arms‘.

John Joseph (vocals) comments: “‘Up in Arms’ is a call to arms for the people of America and across the globe who are sick of the lies, death and destruction of innocent people being caused by the military industrial complex who run governments and propagate unjust wars in order to fill the bank accounts of corrupt businessmen.


Todd Youth (guitars) adds: “If you take a look at what is going on right now in the world, corrupt politicians, war, famine, destruction of the planet by the animal agriculture industry – things have got to change before it’s too late. Musically I wanted to write something that gave me the feeling I had the first time that I heard Discharge, Motorhead or the Bad Brains – a relentless wall of sound that makes you think!!

As previously announced, BLOODCLOT plans to release their upcoming full-length, ‘Up In Arms‘, in spring 2017 via Metal Blade Records. Southern California fans have a chance to hear this new material early on December 17th at “The Power of the Riff” festival, where the group will be performing together for the first time, alongside Wolves in the Throne Room, Incantation,Pelican, and more. For more information about the event, please visit: thepoweroftheriff.com

At its purest, there is little that can match the visceral thrill and empowering spirit of hardcore. As front-man of New York City hardcore kings Cro-Mags, this is something John Joseph knows very well, and with ‘Up In Arms‘, he and his BLOODCLOT compatriots deliver a furious collection that hits hard on every level. Stay tuned for more news about BLOODCLOT and ‘Up In Arms‘ coming soon!