The Skinny: Richmond, Virginia’s Iron Reagan has announced that they will release their debut LP titled Worse Than Dead on March 5th, 2013 via A389 Records and Magic Bullet Records. Featuring Tony Foresta (vocals) and Phil “LandPhil” Hall (guitar) of Municipal Waste and Paul Burnette (bass) and Ryan Parish of Supression (drums), both also formerly of Darkest Hour, the 80s hardcore influenced thrash has drawn early comparisons to Leeway, The Cro-Mags and Nuclear Assault. With 19 blistering tracks, Iron Reagan promises to deliver the raging, intense jams you’d expect of such a line-up. Cover art for the record, the track “Cycle of Violence”, and a full track listing can be seen below.

The band, which formed in late 2011, is planning for an upcoming US tour early this Spring. Their 2012 demo was recently released as a limited one-sided 12″ via Clearview Records. Says front man Foresta on the band: “We formed last winter after talks about doing a band together for a really long time. All four guys had a bunch of down time, so we just wrote a shit load of songs. I enjoy writing with these guys because not only can we write song about some ridiculous topics, but there’s also more room to write about more serious and personal opinions in there as well.” He continues, “This record has a lot of heart. It’s a great release for me mentally.”

Worse Than Dead Track Listing:

01. Drop the Gun
02. Slightly Out of Focus
03. I Predict the Death of Harold Camping
04. Cycle of Violence
05. Eyes Piss Tears
06. Insanity Plea(se)?
07. A Joke A Fraud A Fake
08. Rats in a Cage
09. We Know You’re Hiding
10. Paycheck
11. Midlothian Murder Mile
12. The Debt Collector
13. I Ripped that Testament a New Asshole (Instrumental)
14. Bodies
15. Eat Shit and Live
16. Two Examples
17. Snake Chopper
18. Warp Your Mind
19. Walking Out

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