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Hatchet Herald
April 26, 2013
IN THIS ISSUE:
Witness ICP Live


Riddle Box DVD
on sale now


New DJ Clay
Mixxtape


Legz Diamond rakes
in rave reviews


Family Focus

INSANE CLOWN POSSE ON TOUR NEXT WEEK –
FIRST DATE 5/1
IN ROCHESTER, NY

      The wait is just about over and beginning next week on Wednesday the Insane Clown Posse will hit the road for the most massive tour of 2013! It’s ICP’s The Mighty Death Pop Tour and it’s comin’ your way, Ninjas!

      ICP has been working diligently on this tour and while majority of it, as always, is being kept under strict lock and key, Violent J has dropped a few hints about what ‘Los and ‘Lettes can plan to see when they hit up this show via the official Insane Clown Posse twitter (@ICP). He says, “I've never been more [excited] for a tour. ALL RARE SONGS TOP TO [BOTTOM]. We've talked about doing a tour like this from day one -VJ”

      So while you’ll catch the classic action of an ICP show that you know and love, the wicked clown army and Faaaaaygo, you’ll also be able to hear a brand new setlist of Insane Clown Posse rarities!

      In addition to the killer set list from ICP they have two openers that are sure as hell going to guarantee your entire night is packed to the edges with dope ass music. We’re talking about Moonshine Bandits and KungFu Vampire! These performers are off the chain, but you don’t have to take our word for it. You can find out more about both of them at moonshinebandits.com and kungfuvampire.com!

      If you already have your ticket to hit up one of the tour dates below or plan on getting one, you’re going to want to think about bumping your ICP concert experience up to a whole new level. How do you accomplish that? By picking up one o the ICP’s The Mighty Death Pop Tour VIP Packages available on hatchetgear.com!

Wed, 05/01/13
Rochester, NY
Main Street Armory
Doors: 6:00 PM

Fri, 05/03/13
Philadelphia, PA
Electric Factory
Doors: 7:30 PM

Sat, 05/04/13
Worcester, MA
The Palladium
Doors: 7:00 PM

Sun, 05/05/13
Poughkeepsie, NY
The Chance Theater
Doors: 6:00 PM

Tue, 05/07/13
Lancaster, PA
Chameleon Club
Doors: 6:00 PM

Thu, 05/09/13
Clifton Park, NY
Upstate Concert Hall
Doors: 7:00 PM

Fri, 05/10/13
Hartford, CT
The Webster
Doors: 7:00 PM

Sat, 05/11/13
Norfolk, VA
The Norva
Doors: 7:00 PM

Mon, 05/13/13
Cincinnati, OH
Bogarts
Doors: 6:30 PM

Tue, 05/14/13
Columbus, OH
LC Pavilion
Doors: 7:00 PM

Wed, 05/15/13
Louisville, KY
Expo Five
Doors: 7:00 PM

Fri, 05/17/13
West Des Moines, IA
Val Air Ballroom
Doors: 7:00 PM


      When you get yourself a Mighty Death Pop Tour VIP Package you’ll receive a meet & greet with Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope before the show! An exclusive The Mighty Death Pop flag! An exclusive The Mighty Death Pop VIP laminate! The Mighty Death Pop album in your flavor of choice! And you get to participate in the Faygo Armageddon at the end of the show from up on stage with ICP and the rest of your VIP homies!

      To get your hands on a VIP Package just head over to hatchetgear.com and select the city of the show you’re attending! That’s it! You don’t even have to wait for anything to come in the mail because you will be able to pick everything up at the venue one hour before doors! Easy as fuck!

      There are currently twenty-three dates on this tour and all of them are listed below. If you don’t see your town, don’t fuckin’ panic! This tour is going to be happenin’ all year long and there are plenty more dates to be added down the road!

      The only way to stay completely on top of what’s happening is to keep checking on insaneclownposse.com, facebook.com/insaneclownposse, twitter.com/icp, and the ICP app for Apple and Android phones!

      It’s the Insane Clown Posse live on The Mighty Death Pop tour with special guests Moonshine Bandits and KungFu Vampire! Don’t fuckin’ miss out, Homies!

Sat, 05/18/13
St. Paul, MN
Myth Live
Doors: 8:00 PM

Mon, 05/20/13
Lawrence, KS
Granada Theater
Doors: 7:00 PM

Wed, 05/22/13
Salt Lake City, UT
Rockwell @ The Complex
Doors: 7:45 PM

Fri, 05/24/13
Seattle, WA
El Corazon
Doors: 7:00 PM

Sat, 05/25/13
Seattle, WA
El Corazon
Doors: 7:00 PM

Sun, 05/26/13
Bend, OR
Midtown Ballroom
Doors: 7:00 PM

Tue, 05/28/13
Anaheim, CA
City National Grove of Anaheim
Doors: 7:00 PM

Wed, 05/29/13
Oakland, CA
Oakland Metro Opera House
Doors: 8:00 PM

Thu, 05/30/13
Oakland, CA
Oakland Metro Opera House
Doors: 8:00 PM

Sat, 06/01/13
Tucson, AZ
Rialto Theatre
Doors: 7:00 PM

Sun, 06/02/13
Flagstaff, AZ
Pepsi Amphitheater at Fort Tuthill Park
Doors: 5:45 PM


Forecast:
Zombies doin' the
Headless Boogie
Something topical and fresh Good chance
of a lot of
empty ass
graves!
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Hatchet Herald Page 2 April 26, 2013

ICP’S RIDDLE BOX WEEKEND DVD AVAILABLE NOW IN STORES NATIONWIDE & HATCHETGEAR.COM

      IT’S HERE! Your diligent patience has paid the fuck off and now you can pick up your copy of ICP’s The Riddle Box Weekend DVD in stores nationwide as well as on hatchetgear.com! For one low price you can pick up this two disc DVD that features to two biggest events of Juggalo Weekend 2013!

      Disc one is all about ICP’s The Riddle Box Show Live! This is when the Insane Clown Posse took their monstrous classic, Riddle Box, and performed it live front to back for a sold out crowd in Detroit, MI at St. Andrew’s Hall! With multiple camera views as well as top notch quality on video and sound you can pop this bad boy in and feel like you’re right there at the show!

      Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope performed everything on the album! From the hits like “Chicken Huntin’” and “3 Rings” to those tracks you never really get to see live like “Ol’ Evil Eye” and “The Killing Fields” and everything else in between! In addition to ICP you can also peep performances by Myzery and Project Born!

      On disc two you’ll be able to peep out the JCW Oddball Brawl at St. Andrew’s Hall! During JCW’s Oddball Brawl you’ll catch the likes of JCW heroes and heels such as Bobby Lashley! Jon Bolin! The Boogeyman! Richie Boy Bryer Wellington! The Ring Ryders! The Haters! The Honky Tonk Man! Superstar Bill Martel! Madman Pondo & The Necro Butcher! The Rudeboy & Evil Dead! Kongo Kong with The Masked Negotiator!


Zach Gowen! Tracy & Isabella Smothers! The Weedman & Ring Girl Randi! 2 Tuff Tony! Shawn Daivari! Adding to the flavor is The JCW Commissioner Violent J! Commentary by Shaggy 2 Dope and Kevin Gill! And DJ Clay spinnin’ on the ones and twos!

      We know you don’t want to wait to get your hands on this flavorful DVD and really? YOU SHOULDN’T! Hit up hatchetgear.com to order your copy of the DVD or head out to your local big box store, anywhere that sells hella fresh DVDs (like Best Buy), to pick up your copy now!

      Insane Clown Posse’s The Riddle Box Weekend DVD! OWN IT TODAY!

CICK HERE TO ORDER YOUR COPY NOW

Hatchet Herald Page 3 April 26, 2013

DJ CLAY’S NEW MIXXTAPE: A WORLD UPSIDE DOWN
TO DROP JUNE 4th

      Between throwin’ his off the chain Juggalo Jumpoff parties DJ Clay has been posted up in the Lotus Pod puttin’ in work on his brand new mixxtape! He has been workin’ his extremely talented fingers to the bone gettin’ an album together of new freshness and CeeMixes (Clay Remixes) by the master himself. Now it’s time to drop some knowledge!

      The brand new mixxtape from DJ Clay is called A WORLD UPSIDE DOWN and it will be hittin’ the planet on June 4th, 2013! Take everything that you know about DJ Clay’s previous mixxtapes and toss it out the fuckin’ window, because DJ Clay has gone above and beyond to make this his best album to date! He has thrown out the rules, reworked it, and our homeboy has DELIVERED!

      There are a load of special guests and big names of the underground on this album that we are personally chompin’ at the bit to hear! You have the likes of the Insane Clown Posse! Anybody Killa! Myzery! Blaze Ya Dead Homie! Legz Diamond & The Purple Gang! Kreayshawn! Whitney Peyton! Cold 187um! Kottonmouth Kings! Drive-by! Tech N9ne! And Hopsin! With some extra flavor tossed in from Psychopathic’s very own Joe Strange! You couldn’t ask for a better line-up than that!

      As with most Psychopathic Records projects they are keepin’ details of the album on the down low, but the Hatchet Herald is working diligently to get an interview with the impressive Mixxtape Mastermind himself, DJ Clay, for an upcoming issue! So make sure you stay tuned for that!


      Until then, peep out the tracklisting below of DJ Clay’s A World Upside Down. Mark June 4th on your calendar, when you’ll be able to head into stores and pick up that flavor. And keep your eyes right here on the Hatchet Herald as well at dj-clay.com for more details as they drop!

1. Beginning (Intro) – DJ Clay
2. Goblin – ICP
3. Let Me Be – Anybody Killa
4. Don’t Push Me – Myzery
5. Wrong N Tough – Blaze Ya Dead Homie
6. I’m So Fresh ft. Cold 187um (CeeMix) – Legz Diamond & The Purple Gang
7. SIRI (skit)
8. When I’m Clownin feat. Kreyshawn (CeeMix) – ICP
9. Officer Hatchet – Violent J
10. Ferris Wheel – Whitney Peyton
11. Fuck It Up Clay (skit)
12. L.A. (Original Mix) – Cold 187um
13. Shaggy Needs Love (skit)
14. In The Cloud – Kottonmouth Kings
15. Ride Slow – Drive By
16. SKREEEM ft. Tech N9ne & Hopsin (Joe Strange Remix) – ICP
17. The End (Outro)


Hatchet Herald Page 4 April 26, 2013

LEGZ DIAMOND
& THE PURPLE GANG GETTING RAVE REVIEWS -
GET 9 PISTOLAS
NATIONWIDE & ON
HATCHETGEAR.COM


      If you still haven’t picked up Legz Diamond and the Purple Gang’s “9 Pistolas,” you’re missing the fuck out on a dope ass album. But don’t just take it from us – just ask music critics all over the nation, who have consistently ranked “9 Pistolas” as a classic in-the-making!

      Check it out!

      “Legz Diamond has been appearing on albums by various Psychopathic Records artists for two decades, and now it’s his time to shine. Fuck me, is he making the most of his opportunity. There’s a ragged, semi-concept to the album, the subject matter centering around old school, prohibition-era gangsters, good weed and other shit that gangsters get up to. The thing is, the tunes are awesome; super-catchy and razor-sharp. Check this guy out.” – Metro Times

      “9 Pistolas is a quirky blast…The hooks, the good times,

and the great feeling are always present on this attractive ride through rap-rock and whatnot.” – All Music Guide (three-and-a-half star rating)


      “9 Pistolas is a well-rounded and highly entertaining album.” – Real Detroit (three and-a-half star rating)

      So take it from the experts – Legz Diamond and the Purple Gang’s “9 Pistolas” is the shit! Go pick it up at stores nationwide and on hatchetgear.com!

CICK HERE TO ORDER NOW

Hatchet Herald Page 5 April 26, 2013

FAMILY FOCUS: THE LATEST FROM ICP VS. FBI

      on the same level as Bloods and Crips. Of course, we all know that’s total bullshit and that’s why ICP and Psychopathic Records have sued the FBI in an effort to get Juggalos removed from the gang list. We’re so tired of hearing stories about how Juggalos have been arrested, harassed, had their Juggalo status used against them in custody hearings, etc. Just to let you all know, we are all VERY hard at work at clearing our name. In a recent feature on Insane Clown Posse that was published in the Oakland Press, one of our attorneys spoke about the current status of the lawsuit:


      “The Bloomfield Hills-based law firm Hertz Schram PC has filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit on behalf of ICP and its Psychopathic Records company seeking documents related to the gang classification. A trial date is set for next March. The firm also has been talking to

Juggalos who feel their civil rights have been infringed upon by the designation in preparation for another suit asking for the fans to be removed from the list. ‘The whole thing is absurd,’ says attorney Howard Hertz, who says the firm has ‘gotten thousands of responses’ from Juggalos and is ‘weeding through them to come up with a handful of plaintiffs’ to move the second suit forward. ‘We’re not ready to file yet,’ Hertz says, ‘but it’s getting close.’

      We are on the path of a long, hard journey, ‘Los and ‘Lettes, but we feel that this is a fight worth taking on. You, the Juggalos who have been added to this list, are worth fighting for. We assure you as more information arises we will keep you informed, but as for now you can read the entire Oakland Press article here.


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