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Friday, January 01 2016 12:49

PRODUCT OF HATE Album Release Shows for Chicago & Kenosha Announced!

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This is a story very near and dear to my heart, as Wisconsin's PRODUCT OF HATE aren't just another random band that I'm covering here on THE ROCK FATHER Magazine - they're my friends, and I've been working with them since 2009. Now, as their co-manager, I'm proud to announce a pair of special album release shows in celebration of BURIED IN VIOLENCE (iTunes | Amazon) their full-length debut, available February 5, 2016 via Napalm Records (distributed by Warner Bros/ADA in the U.S., Universal Music in Europe). These special performances will include a street date appearance at Livewire Lounge in Chicago, followed by a February 6th hometown show at 86 in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Full details on each show, including ticket prices and support artists can be found below!

PRODUCT OF HATE Chicago Album Release Show

Friday, February 5, 2016 - Livewire Lounge, 3394 N. Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Illinois
PRODUCT OF HATE with special guests TEXAS TOAST CHAINSAW MASSACRE, VICIOUS ATTACK, DISCARNATE
21+ | 8pm | Tickets just $8 at the door, plus be among the first to purchase BURIED IN VIOLENCE
 
PRODUCT OF HATE Kenosha Album Release Show
Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 86 (located beneath Parker & Barrow Custom Tattoo), 5712 6th Ave, Kenosha, Wisconsin.
PRODUCT OF HATE with special guests CONNIPTION, WINGS OF SEVERANCE, THREE LEFT
All Ages | 7pm | Tickets just $15 at the door, which includes a copy of BURIED IN VIOLENCE on CD!

BURIED IN VIOLENCE is available for pre-order now, with exclusive CD/LP/Digital bundles direct from Napalm Records America and Napalm Records International. Digital Pre-orders with 3 Instant Single Downloads are available from Amazon & iTunes, while CDs can also be pre-ordered through Best BuyBarnes & Noble and FYE. You can also request the album at your favorite local independent record store.

Top Photo: Product of Hate 2016 - Photo by David T. Kindler, DTKindler Photography

James Zahn

James Zahn is best-known as The Rock Father™, a media personality, commentator, adventurer and raconteur. He is the Owner, Publisher, and Editor-in-Chief of THE ROCK FATHER™ Magazine. In January, 2019, after nearly a decade of publishing The Rock Father™ Magazine, he joined Adventure Media and Events as Senior Editor of The Toy Book—the leading trade publication for the toy industry since 1984, as well as The Pop Insider — a destination for all things pop culture, and The Toy Insider — the leading consumer guide for toys and games. He is also editor of The Toy Report, a weekly newsletter published by The Toy Book each Thursday. Zahn has over 27 years of experience in the entertainment, retail and publishing industries.

He regularly serves as a Brand Ambassador and spokesperson for several Globally-recognized pop culture and lifestyle brands in addition to consulting for a number of toy manufacturers. 

Creatively, James has directed/edited music videos, lyric videos, and album trailers for bands such as FEAR FACTORY, has appeared as an actor in feature films and commercials, written comic books, and performed in bands. He currently serves as an artist manager and video director for PRODUCT OF HATE, whose debut album was released by Napalm Records in 2016, distributed by ADA/Warner Music in the U.S. with Universal Music handling global. A new album has been completed and is set for release this year.

Zahn and/or his work have been featured in/on CNN, NBC, ABC, WGN, CBS, GCTN, G4, The Chicago Tribune, Forbes, MarketWatch, Reuters, BusinessWire, Fangoria, Starlog and more. He's appeared as a music expert on CNN's AC360 alongside Anderson Cooper, and has been interviewed by Larry King. In the past he served as a writer for the Netflix Stream Team,  Fandango Family and PBS KIDS, penned articles for Sprout and PopSugar, and was a contributor to Chicago Parent.

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