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The Aggrolites have been announced as support for Flogging Molly's Green 17 Tour.
Steve Henderson on 01/06/09 - 08:01 PM
California-based reggae act The Aggrolites have announced a June 5th release date for their forthcoming full-length, Reggae Hit L.A. The record, a follow-up to last year's smash, self-titled release, will mark the quintet's second for Hellcat Records.
Brandon Allin on 04/06/07 - 07:01 PM
Los Angeles, California-area dirty reggae act The Aggrolites have announced a first quarter run with the Dropkick Murphys and Sick Of It All. You can find the tour dates below.
The Aggrolites Tour DatesMar. 1st, 07 - Morongo Casino - El Cabazon, California
Mar. 2nd, 07 - House of Blues - Las Vegas, Nevada
Mar. 3rd, 07 - The Grove - Anaheim, California
Mar. 4th, 07 - Majestic Theatre - Ventura, California
Mar. 5th, 07 - House of Blues - San Diego, California
Mar. 7th, 07 - Fillmore - Denver, Colorado
Mar. 8th, 07 - Beaumont Club - Kansas City, Missouri
Mar. 9th, 07 - House of Blues - Chicago, Illinois
Mar. 10th, 07 - Orbit Room - Grand Rapids, Michigan
Mar. 11th, 07 - Bogart's -...
Brandon Allin on 12/14/06 - 03:20 PM
Los Angeles, California dirty reggae outfit The Aggrolites have proudly announced the long-awaited reinstatement of their original percussionist, Korey 'Kingston' Horn.

Furthermore, the five-piece Hellcat Records outfit are hard-at-work on the follow-up record to their smash, sophomore release, The Aggrolites, which hit shelves earlier this year via the label. The act has issued a tentative release date of May 2007 for their third release. You can read a brief note from the group regarding these announcements below.
The Aggrolites UpdateYes, thats right the rumors are true! The Aggrolites are proud to announce the return of original drummer Korey 'Kingston' Horn! We are currently...
Brandon Allin on 12/10/06 - 02:18 PM
Due to severe weather conditions, The Aggrolites have been forced to cancel their upcoming Canadian performances. You can read a brief message from the band explaining the situation below.
The Aggrolites Cancellation DetailsWe are stuck in terrible weather in the mid west. Sorry. The shows are still on. Please go check out The Expos and Murcury. We'll post a blog tonight to tell some crazy stories of the road along with pics. When our VAN & TRAILER spun out on an icy freeway and did a 360 into the median, we knew this was going to be a rough trip. We'll make it to Boston, though.
Brandon Allin on 12/01/06 - 03:01 PM
Brian Dixon, guitarist for dirty reggae outfit The Aggrolites, who have also taken on the role of doubling as the backing band for Tim Armstrong's (Rancid) solo project, has announced that fans can expect to see the collaboration, entitled A Poet's Life, in stores this March. Furthemore, Dixon hinted that a tour in support of the release may see the light of day as well, although no confirmed details have been unveiled thus far.

The Aggrolites released their sophomore, full-length release, The Aggrolites earlier this year via Armstrong's label, Hellcat Records.
Brandon Allin on 11/25/06 - 05:23 PM
You can download a previously unreleased song from The Aggrolites entitled "Captain Morgan" at the group's official myspace page.

The band released their self-titled, sophomore full-length, The Aggrolites, via Hellcat Records earlier this year.
Brandon Allin on 11/22/06 - 03:20 PM
You can read an article on The Aggrolites, in which the band's acclaimed frontman, Jesse Wagner, provides his own thought-provoking insight on the group's traditional approach to reggae music, below.
The Aggrolites ArticleWhite people steal. In popular music, thatís just the way. Whether itís Elvis, Eric (Clapton) or Eminem, history is littered with crackers who made a lot of money ripping off some forgotten black dude.

Like rap was in the í80s, reggae has always been fairly sacred ground. But white musicians have been getting into the act lately, playing out some musical version of Manifest Destiny. There were anomalies along the way (remember Snow?), but what started with the...
Brandon Allin on 11/16/06 - 06:43 PM
LA Weekly recently sat down with The Aggrolites' guitarist Brian Dixon to discuss the band's nostalgic take on Jamaican reggae. You can find the interview republished in it's entirety below.
The Aggrolites Speak With LA WeeklyHow do you listen to music? Are you a lyric person or a music person? Do you love subject matter or sound? The Aggrolitesí nostalgic take on Jamaican reggae demands that listeners erase such distinctions. For this band, sound is content. Soulful sandpaper vocals, lubricated grooves, primitive recordings ó itís an aural approximation of skaís Platonic, early state of grace. Think of Otis Redding fronting the Meters.

Formed in 2002 by five veteran SoCal...
Brandon Allin on 11/10/06 - 04:10 PM
The Aggrolites, who are preparing for a small tour in support of Madness, have released a finalized schedule for the forthcoming run. You can find the tour's complete route below.
The Aggrolite / Madness Tour DatesDec 8 2006 - The Roundabout - High Wycombe
Dec 9 2006 - Full Moon - Bristol
Dec 10 2006 - The Glebe - Stoke-On-Trend
Dec 11 2006 - DnR Bar - Sheffield
Dec 12 2006 - Secc Hall 4 - Glasgow
Dec 13 2006 - Men Arena - Manchester
Dec 14 2006 - Telewest Arena - Newcastle
Dec 15 2006 - Underworld - London
Dec 16 2006 - Nec Arena - Birmingham
Dec 17 2006 - Bic - Bournemouth
Dec 18 2006 - Soul Cellar - Southampton
Dec 19 2006 - Brighton Centre - Brighton
Dec 19 2006 -...
Brandon Allin on 10/31/06 - 08:33 AM
The Aggrolites have announced three California dates in support of the legendary Hepcat. You can find the band's schedule below.
The Aggrolites in Support of HepcatDecember 29 - House of Blues - Anaheim, CA
December 30 - House of Blues - West Hollywood, CA
December 31 - Slims - San Francisco, CA
Brandon Allin on 10/27/06 - 07:49 AM
In the very near future, I will be sitting down with The Aggrolites for an interview. If you have any questions for the band, please leave them in the replies, and I will do my best to get them answered. The band are currently touring in support of their sophomore, self-titled, full-length release, which is available now via Hellcat Records.
Brandon Allin on 10/04/06 - 10:15 AM
The Aggrolites have announced a small handful of primarily North American tour dates in support of their self-titled, sophomore release, The Aggrolites, including four shows with The Skatalites. You can find the band's schedule below.
The Aggrolites Tour DatesNov 16 2006 - The Galaxy - Santa Ana, CA*
Nov 17 2006 - Belly Up Tavern - San Diego, CA*
Nov 18 2006 - El Foro - Tijuana, Mexico*
Nov 19 2006 - El Rey - Los Angeles, CA*
Dec 1 2006 - Call The Office - London, ON
Dec 2 2006 - The Mod Club - Toronto, ON
Dec 3 2006 - TBA - Montreal, QC
Dec 4 2006 - Great Scott - Boston, MA
Dec 5 2006 - SOB's - New York City, NY
Dec 6 2006 - Trocadero - Philadelphia, PA

* w/ The Skatalites
Brandon Allin on 09/22/06 - 09:20 PM
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