American Steel re-emerge, play Albany next week

Since 1995, Bay Area punk rock quartet American Steel has been smelting hardcore, British punk, Irish folk, Motown, and everything in between into what is now simply referred to as Bay Area punk rock. And like their moniker suggests, American Steel might live forever. Just when you thought they were gone...having finally yielded to the furnace or flood, or simply ravaged into oblivion by the merciless onslaught of time herself; they emerge. Stronger than before, their wills forged from the punishing fire, their volcanic breath primed to incinerate every inch of rust and decay between the now and the then. Is [...]

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American Steel, The New Trust, Nothing Cool @ BotH 8/7

American Steel blew the roof off Bottom of the Hill Friday night with the help of a nearly full house of friends and plenty of beer. Nothing Cool opened the show with their own brand of 90's pop-punk, scorching with fast-paced guitar licks and raunchy vocals. When the band wasn't cranking out the tunes, they were hard at work telling ball jokes. What followed was almost a complete contrast. The New Trust took the stage shortly after the end of the set, setting up quickly and eager to play. Their set presented a well-balanced mix of newer material with a [...]

American Steel, The New Trust, Nothing Cool @ BotH Friday

Oakland's infamous American Steel will be teaming up with Santa Rosa's The New Trust and San Francisco's own Nothing Cool this Friday night at the Bottom of The Hill for a night of pure, sweaty, rock-n-roll fun. The guys in Steel just released a new album in late July on Fat Wreck Chords entitled Dear Friends and Gentle Hearts. The new record is the highly anticipated follow-up album to 2007's Destroy Their Future, which had marked the end of the band's five-year hiatus. Below are two tracks from the new album: American Steel - "Safe and Sound" [...]

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