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Past Shows

Moved, note new venue
Mon. July 27th 2015
The Commodore Ballroom (No Minors)
Danzig, Pennywise, Cancer Bats
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Tue. October 1st 2013
Rickshaw Theatre (No Minors)
Cancer Bats / Bat Sabbath, Cancer Bats, Bat Sabbath, Dusty Tucker
Mon. September 30th 2013
Distrikt Victoria BC (No Minors)
Cancer Bats, Bat Sabbath, Rotterdam
Mon. November 12th 2012
The Vogue Theatre (All Ages)
GWAR, Devildriver, Cancer Bats, LEGACY OF DISORDER
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Cancer Bats


Label: Distort Entertainment
Punk fucking rock from Ontario

Contact Details


info@cancerbats.com

Cancer Bats have come to destroy. Fueled by a burning desire to rage harder, play louder and have more fun than any other band, Cancer Bats mix hardcore, southern metal and punk rock into a lethal rock and roll explosion.

The band originated in May of 2004 with singer Liam Cormier and guitarist Scott Middleton, former member of Toronto metal band At The Mercy Of Inspiration. The two wanted to form a project that combined their favorite parts of bands like Refused, Black flag, Led Zeppelin and Down, among others. The lineup was rounded out with the addition of Andrew McCracken on bass and Mike Peters on drums.

The four-piece wasted no time writing and recording songs for a self-released EP that saw light in January of 2005 (later reissued on Oct 31 2005 on vinyl by Tragicomedy Records). The band began playing shows throughout North America, spreading the gospel of rage with bands such as Every Time I Die, Nora, Alexisonfire, Haste the Day, It Dies Today, Bane, Comeback Kid, Buried Inside, A Life Once Lost, The Bled, Misery Signals and This Is Hell. With hundreds of shows and several tours in the US and Canada under their belts, Cancer Bats are eager to party in every city, town and metropolis that will have them. Cancer Bats' long anticipated first full-length record "BIRTHING THE GIANT" is due out NOW on Distort Records and will be released September 5/06 on Abacus Recordings.

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Current Lineup

NameRoleDates
Liam Cormier Vocals2004-present
Scott Middleton Guitar2004-present
Jaye Schwarzer Bass2004-present
Mike Peters Drums2004-present
Status: Unknown