Tuesday, September 06 2016 14:52

PRODUCT OF HATE and HAMMER FIGHT Team for "Hammer Out the Hate" Tour!

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My boys from PRODUCT OF HATE are hitting the road once more, teaming up with their Napalm Records labelmates, HAMMER FIGHT, for a Fall Tour set to hit markets in the eastern half of the United States. The "Hammer Out the Hate" Tour kicks-off on September 28 at Blackthorn 51 in Queens, NYC, wrapping October 15 back on their home turf, Route 20 Outhouse in Sturdevant/Racine, Wisconsin. Check out the full details below!

Official Announcement: HAMMER FIGHT are a bunch of whiskey-drinkin’, beer guzzlin’ bros who spawned from New Jersey. PRODUCT OF HATE are crushing American Metallers that hail from Kenosha, WI. So what happens when you add HAMMER FIGHT to PRODUCT OF HATE? You get the “Hammer Out The Hate Tour”, featuring two of Napalm Records hottest up and coming bands!

"We are very happy to announce our upcoming co-headlining tour with labelmates, PRODUCT OF HATE. We'll be hitting some markets we've never played before and coming back to rage with some old friends. Check the dates, find a show near you, and come experience the rock n roll party of the year”, says HAMMER FIGHT.

PRODUCT OF HATE’s Adam Gilley added: “We are honored to be going out on the road with our label mates, HAMMER FIGHT. It will be quite the good time touring with these fine gentlemen, and we can’t wait to get back out on the East Coast. Hopefully we’ll get to see a lot of familiar faces and old friends, along with those who our just discovering our music. We’re so eager to get on stage and crush it! Drink ‘em up!”


Local support will be added to each date. Tickets are on-sale now. For bundle packs direct from the Napalm Records webstore including CDs, Vinyl LP and t-shirts, pick up HAMMER FIGHT’s debut Profound and Profane HERE and PRODUCT OF HATE’s Buried in Violence HERE.

Hammer Out the Hate Tour Dates:

  • Sep 28 BLACKTHORN 51 |  Queens, NY | Tickets
  • Sep 29 Sammy's Patio | Revere, MA
  • Sep 30 The Court Tavern | New Brunswick, NJ
  • Oct 01 The Wreck Room | Peterborough, NH
  • Oct 02 Dusk | Providence, RI
  • Oct 03 Chug N' Swig | Womelsdorf, PA
  • Oct 04 Hard Rock Cafe | Pittsburgh, PA | Tickets
  • Oct 05 25 Watt | Richmond, VA
  • Oct 06 The Pinch | Washington, DC
  • Oct 07 Cafe 611 | Frederick, MD
  • Oct 08 The Warehouse | Clarksville, TN | Tickets
  • Oct 09 Fubar | Saint Louis, MO | Tickets
  • Oct 11 Mad Frog | Cincinnati, OH
  • Oct 12 The Empire | Akron, OH
  • Oct 13 The Token Lounge | Westland, MI | Tickets
  • Oct 14 Cobra Lounge | Chicago, IL* | Tickets
  • Oct 15 Route 20 Outhouse | Racine, WI* | Tickets

*Victory Records' JUNGLE ROT Headlines on these two dates.

PRODUCT OF HATE is proudly sponsored by ESP Guitars, Laney Amplification, Intune Guitar Picks and COLDCOCK Whiskey

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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