Strike First’s newest family member comes to us from Hendersonville, TN.  As Hell Retreats have been propelling themselves forward since forming in 2005 by setting motivational goals, and step by step they are realizing the benefits of their hard work.  They have self released five-song demos each year for the past 4 years, and 2010 will be the year they see the release of their first full length album.  The new project, Revival, promises to be a polished culmination of their past work, showcasing their death metal roots laced with thrash and hardcore.
As Hell Retreats will be heading out with The Burial this weekend touring in support of Revival.  See all dates below.

Revival is a brutal deathcore album.”
a must buy for any death metal or metal fan

Revival is so much more than just excellent vocals and brutal breakdowns though.  It was all about the message behind the lyrics.”
TOUR DATES:
May 29 Nashville,TN— Rocketown
May 30 Memphis, TN—THAT Church
May 31 Jonesboro, AR – YMCA
Jun 1 Cabot,AR—Allfram
Jun 2 Conway, AR— The Soundstage
Jun 3 Hot Springs, AR— The Exchange
Jun 4  Oklahoma City, OK –The Selah
Jun 5 Waco, TX – Art Ambush
Jun 8 Sheffield, AL—The Muscle Shoals Music Hall
Jun 10  Jacksonville, FL—The Pit
Jun 11 West Palm Beach, FL – Ground Control
Jun 12 East Ridge, TN–The Warehouse
Jun 13  Nashville, TN—Rocketown
Jun 14  Fayetteville, NC—The Rock Shop
Jun 15 Greenville, SC – The Channel
Jun 16 Hickory, NC – YMCA Teen Center
Jun 17 Roanoke, VA –Penn Forest Worship Center
Jun 19 Rochester, PA –Blue Violet Cafe
Jun 20 Shelby, OH—Grounds for Change
Jun 21 Gas City, IN—Eastview Wesleyan Church
Jun 22  Indianapolis, IN—The Emerson Theater
Jun 23  Covington, KY – The Mad Hatter
Jun 24  Bowling Green, KY – The Crows Nest
Jun 25  Bloomington, IL—Coffee Nation
Jun 27 Washington, IA— The 207

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