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August 27, 2020
Fore signed to ftwctp Records
About four months ago the internationally positioned FORE were founded to express the member´s passion for punk. "Hombres", their self-released debut album from 2020 (in a small edition of 100 Cds available in the USA, another 100 in Europe, distributed by the band itself), will now also be released on vinyl via the German independent label ftwctp Records.
FORE, consisting of Christian "Speesy" Giesler (ex-Kreator), Jeramie Kling (Venom Inc, Massacre, The Absence), Taylor Nordberg (Massacre, The Absence) and Brian Stephenson (Old James, Skull Fist), and ftwctp Records look forward to continuing cooperation in the future.
On YouTube, FORE had been able to generate first attention with the Pennywise cover in early August - check out "Open Door" here:
On Bandcamp you can already listen to all of the songs. Details about the vinyl will follow soon.
The track list:
1. Pet
2. Diagnosis
3. What's Right For You
4. Churchill Quote
5. It's Not You, It's Me
6. Song For A Friend
7. Movement
8. World Won't Wait
9. Find A Way
10. All Comes Crashing
11. Knocked Down
12. Today We Rise (No Tomorrow)

March 13, 2020
Unfortunately ERADICATOR have to cancel their show on March 14, 2020, due to the coronavirus. Currently we are looking for a new date.

March 13, 2020
Unfortunately the last three FORMOSA shows in Munich, Essen and Hamburg are canceled due to coronavirus.

March 13, 2020
Due to coronavirus the show has been postponed to Dember 12, 2020.

March 11, 2020
EAT MY BODY are confirmed for Rampageddon on March 14, 2020. Don't miss this rare goreified show at Kulturrampe Krefeld. They will share the stage with THE HELLBOYS, TORMENT OF SOULS and CRIKEY.

March 01, 2020
New IGNITION record out May 2020.
Beer-esque releaseshow in Duisburg planned.
Vinyl edition ftwctp 020 (lim. 300 hand numbered, black and coloured).
CD edition Roll The Bones Records.
Don't miss this masterpiece.

February 22, 2020
NECK CEMETERY are confirmed for Rock Hard Festival 2020 - nothing more to say.

February 19, 2020
You have already sold your soul to music? And Hard Rock is your religion? FORMOSA from Essen devoted themselves to their passion a long time ago and this can be seen in their new clip "Sold My Soul" on YouTube. "Sold My Soul" will be set on the vinyl version of the third studio album "Danger Zone" in May 2020

February 12, 2020
Fantastic news from Essen hard rockers FORMOSA: They’ll support AUDREY HORNE for a couple of shows in March! MAGICK TOUCH will be the opening act.
FORMOSA stand for sweat soaking shows with an erotic irony that guarantee you’ll get in a good mood. They’ll present plenty of new songs from their upcoming album "Danger Zone”, which will be released on vinyl via ftwctp Records in May 2020. Details to be announced soon.

07.03.2020 Neunkirchen, Stummsche Reithalle
09.03.2020 Wiesbaden, Kesselhaus
10.03.2020 Berlin, Musik & Frieden
11.03.2020 Dresden, Beatpol
12.03.2020 Nürnberg, Z-Bau Salon
13.03.2020 München, Backstage
14.03.2020 Essen, Turock
15.03.2020 Hamburg, Logo

More festival and show dates will follow.

January 16, 2020
Thank you very much for this exciting welcome at Kuhzifest 2020.
Currently, MADNES are working on their debut album.

January 15, 2020
TYLER LEADS are confirmed for Dong Open Air on July 09-11, 2020. Presale will start on January 19, 2020. For more shows please stay tuned.

December 24, 2019
Today IGNITION have launched a new exclusive video clip,"Memory", with which
they like to thank their guitarist Mattes, who died in July 2019.
"A very honest clip with very personal lyrics", vocalist Schally conveys. You can also download the clip for free on Bandcamp.

December 17, 2019
Some of you have heard about it, now we'll make it official: By now ftwctp Records is a team of four!
We've used the last months to form a powerful team out of strong individuals.
And here they are from left to right: René, Jesse, Kristina and Jörg.

December 14, 2019
The inevitable finally happened: A big thank you for the "Sold out at
label" of the Delirious/ Terrorblade-Split LP!

December 12, 2019
Nice review from Christoph from
"Es ist schon ein ordentliches Stück Dreck, das die Band hier eingezimmert hat. Eine Prise Punk, einen Hauch Metal und als Sahnehäubchen noch ne Packung astreinen Rock ’n‘ Roll in Motörhead Manier."

December 10, 2019
The Essen-based hard rockers FORMOSA have teamed up with ftwctp Records for the vinyl release of their third full-length album. As usual, the contract negotiations were completed by handshake. The release is scheduled for April 2020.

Jörg from ftwctp Records says:
"I like the mixture of the casual, sometimes AC/DC-compliant Rock sound mixed with a lot of Thin Lizzy, the soft 80ies Sleaze, the Def Leppard Pop easiness and the very few Ramones bonds. The minimalistic drums, the unique timbre…I even love the ballad "Manic In Love". Not to work with FORMOSA would be criminal."

Kristina from ftwctp Records added:
"FORMOSA have convinced me very quickly. Their sound and their very individual art of playing,  the timbre, the catchy riffs and melodies that invite you to sing and clap make this album a special one. FORMOSA are an enrichment for the ftwctp Records family".

Formosa state:
"We are very happy to become part of the ftwctp Records family. The chemistry was perfectly right from the first meeting on. Now we are looking forward to the cooperation and the following months. We are motivated and full of enthusiasm. It's nice to have a label that is into vinyl, just as we are. Ftwctp Records is not solemnly made with passion or soul. You can say they are vinyl fanatics- in a positive sense. We are very excited to hold the records in our hands."