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A Silent Protest
9/13/2005
 
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Trigger Point Head Into Studio
December 3, 2007
LA’s Trigger Point has begun pre production on their new album tentatively titled "Giving Up The Ghost" with Producer (and Far/Revolution Smile) guitarist Shaun Lopez (Deftones, Will Haven, Demon Hunter) at the helm.

Says vocalist Taylor Wallace, "We are all very excited about making this record. It pretty much captures everything we have been through in the last three years. The music is epic to say the least. We have been working on it just about everyday for the last year, and are finally ready to get in the studio and bring it to life."

The band began recording their new album on November 3rd at LA’s Bomb Shelter Studios.
 
 
 
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36 Crazyfists hit the road with Trigger Point
June 9, 2006
TRIGGER POINT will hit the road in July supporting Alaskan Metalcore heroes 36 CRAZYFISTS for a cross-country trek covering the West Coast, Midwest, and South. Trigger Point has been touring since 2005 in support of their debut Corporate Punishment LP A Silent Protest, while 36 Crazyfists, who recently added their track “Ill Go until my Heart Stops” to the Headbanger’s Ball: Revenge CD, will release their third Roadrunner LP Rest Inside The Flames later this year.

Rounding out the bill is Portland’s Falling Closer, and Re:Ignition, featuring Steev Esquivel and Snake of Skinlab, on select dates.

All Shows All Ages unless noted:

July 1st Spokane, WA @ The Boulevard
July 3rd Salt Lake City, UT @ Club Vegas
July 4th Denver, CO @ Iliff Park Saloon
July 5th Wichita, KS @ JC's House Of Rock (18+)
July 6th Kansas City, MO @The Beaumont Club w/ The Leo Project
July 7th Minneapolis, MN @ Star Central (18+)
July 8th Mankato, MN @ Buster’s (18+)
July 9th Fargo, ND @ All Star Bowl w/ The Autumn Offering, Jacknife.
July 11th Cleveland, OH @ Peabody's
July 12th Columbus, OH @ Al Rosa Villa
July 13th Louisville, KY @ Oscar’s
July 17th Jacksonville, FL @ Thee Imperial w/ Phoenix Mourning
July 19th Houston, TX @ The Engine Room*
July 20th Dallas, TX @ The Galaxy Club*
July 23rd Phoenix, AZ @ Venue of Scottsdale*
July 24th Hollywood, CA @ The Knitting Factory*
July 25th San Fran, CA @ The Pound*+
July 26th Portland, OR @ Rock 'n Roll Pizza*+

* With Re:Ignition
+ Without Trigger Point
 
 
 
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New Music For The Devil
November 11, 2004
Rikets have posted two new tracks from their upcoming EP Anything For The Devil online, you can check them out here. The EP is set to be released December 7th through Corporate Punishment Records. You can currently pre-order the EP and receive a signed copy for doing so here.

In other news, the band will be playing a show on November 23rd at The Odeon in Cleveland, OH to celebrate the release of their EP. CPR labelmates Shenoah and Trigger Point are also on the bill, along with MilesFromEvil, Everything Ends, Odious, and Ashes In November.
 
 
 
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Biography
YEAR FORMED: 2001
HOME TOWN: Los Angeles, CA
MEMBERS:
Taylor Wallace (vocals)
Mike Bashur (guitar)
PAJ (bass)
Dave Gentry (drums)

This is a time in the deprived world of hard rock where longevity has ceased to exist, innovation has gone unrecognized, and music, which soon becomes disposable, is rejoiced. Enter Trigger Point. Trigger Point picks up the pieces of a genre of music where emotion is expressed through aggressiveness, and oftentimes musicianship takes a backseat to the mainstream. Formed in 2001 by Mike Bashur (guitar), Dave Gentry (drums), and Taylor Wallace (vocals), and joined in 2004 by Paul Kelly (bass), who would complete the machine that is Trigger Point, it was inevitable then, that this combination of ability, influences, and ambition would soon be making waves in the national hard rock scene. Coming from three different parts of the U.S. with one goal in mind, to give the fans what their idols gave to them - a soundtrack to life. Before signing with up-and-coming indie powerhouse Corporate Punishment Records, Trigger Point had been at the forefront of the hardcore hard rock scene in Los Angeles since their inception, taking over the West Coast with an undeniable and impeccable live show, and a unique sound, a delicate balance of unforgettable melodies, commanding guitar riffs, and chest pounding grooves.. With their debut full-length album A Silent Protest produced by Logan Mader (Machine Head, Soulfly) set for release in September 2005, the reparation of rock has begun.