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Earth Crisis’ seminal EP, Firestorm,  is one of the heaviest and most influential recordings in hardcore history, and it just turned 20 years old. Anyone remember where they were when they first heard it? Me… School band in 10th grade.

To celebrate, the band will be performing the EP in its entirety during a very short run of dates, both East and West Coast. You are not going to want to miss out of these landmark performances, so get your tickets ASAP!

For you Syracuse folks and travelers, the show is at Lost Horizon and there are only 500 tickets, so click here to get them before they’re gone.

Wow, just wow! Read the official press release below:

Earth Crisis - Firestorm EP (1993)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Earth Crisis Celebrates the 20th anniversary release of their breakthrough EP Firestorm by returning to their hometown to kick off their upcoming tour.

Syracuse, NY July 13, 2013 at the Lost Horizon 5863 Thompson Road; show is at 7pm (doors at 6pm). Tickets are $10.00 in advance and $12.00 the day of the show and can be purchased at The Sound Garden in Armory Square. The show is all ages.

Earth Crisis a pioneer vegan straight edge metal core band from Syracuse has recorded and performed worldwide since 1991. Their EP Firestorm was released in June of 1993 and included songs “Firestorm” and “Forged into Flames” detailing the ideals of drug free living, kindness towards animals and conservation. Earth Crisis was handpicked for the first Ozzfest in 1996 and was featured on the tours’ live CD and video. They have also played with major recording artists such as: Sepultura, Misfits, Machinehead and GWAR. Earth Crisis has appeared on CNN, Fox, 48 Hrs., MTV, International TV, and in the New York Times. The band toured Australia in January and February of 2013 and will be heading to Japan this August. Now Earth Crisis returns to their hometown to kick of their 20th anniversary tour of Firestorm.

Opening acts include: Shai Hulud, Thy Will be Done, White Widow and Ghost XShip