E.Town Concrete

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E.Town Concrete
Origin Elizabeth, New Jersey, U.S.
Genres Hardcore punk, rapcore, numetal
Years active 1995 - 2006
2008 - present
Labels Back Ta Basics Records
Ironbound Recordings
Razor & Tie
Resurrection A.D.
Triple Crown Records
Associated acts Man Down!, Ripface Invasion
Website E.Town Concrete
Members Anthony Martini
David Mondragon
Eric Denualt
Ted P.
Past members Ken Pescatore
Henry W. Hess IV

E.Town Concrete, or sometimes called E-Town, is an American rock band from Elizabeth, New Jersey. They formed in 1995 and shortly thereafter released Time 2 Shine, their first full-length album, in 1999 on the Resurrection A.D. label. They have since released four more albums on various record labels, such as Razor & Tie and Ironbound Recordings. The band decided to break up in 2006, playing their last show on May 20 of the same year.

On October 12, 2008, the band's Myspace page indicated that "The Return" was coming. Two reunion shows at Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, New Jersey were announced on October 13, 2008 scheduled for February 20 and 21, 2009. They played Starland Ballroom again on February 13, 2010 with The Acacia Strain, Ill Bill, Reign Supreme, Razorblade Handgrenade and others. They returned for a fourth time to play at Starland Ballroom with Hatebreed on January 8, 2011.

The band will return to Starland Ballroom again on February 17, 2012 with native New York Hardcore bands Biohazard and Madball as opening acts. New EP (4 tracks) sold at show, self released.

Members[edit]

Final
  • Anthony "Ant-Money" & "'Ignant Ass Ant" Martini - vocals (1995–Present)
  • David "DeLux" Mondragon - guitar (1995–Present)
  • Eric DeNault - bass (1997–Present)
  • Ted P. (Theodore Panagopoulos) - drums (1995–Present)

since re-uniting in 2009, the band has also been including a keyboardist and a percussionist in their live lineup

Former
  • Ken Pescatore - guitar (1995–98; performed on the Time 2 $hine album and early demos, also played in the band Arson until 2003) Pescatore has since joined the local NJ hardcore band Ripface Invasion as of 2012.
  • Henry W. Hess IV - bass (1995–97; performed on both demos, the split 7" with Second To None and is recorded on live track on Japanese releases)

Discography[edit]

Year Official albums, demos and splits US Chart Position Label Additional Info
1995 Just Move It n/a Resurrection A.D. AKA The Red Demo, released on tape only
1996 Prepare For Kombat n/a AKA The Green Demo, released on tape only
New Jersey Brotherhood
(split with Second To None)
n/a Back Ta Basics released on 7" only
1997 Want It All (Rap Remix)
(Anthony Martini and Joe None Second To None collaboration with At War With The World)
n/a East Coast Empire Records
Time 2 Shine n/a Back Ta Basics
1998 n/a Resurrection A.D. the only difference toward previous release is a cover
1999 F$ck The World (EP) n/a Cartel Records 4 tracks, 2 exclusive to this release
2000 The Second Coming n/a Triple Crown
2002 Jersey Devils (EP) n/a P.O.P. Japan Tour '02 CD [1]
2003 Time 2 Shine
(re-issue)
n/a Razor and Tie contains 2 bonus live tracks
2003 The Second Coming
(re-issue)
n/a contains 2 bonus live tracks
2003 The Renaissance n/a
2004 Made For War n/a Ironbound
Year Other releases US Chart Position Label Additional Info
2001 Too Legit for the Pit: Hardcore Takes the Rap
(compilation)
n/a Radical track included: "The World Is Yours" (Nas cover)
2004 Martini: Official Bootlegs... Vol. 1 (EP) n/a n/a Martini's solo rap album

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