Do It With Malice
Do It With Malice is a five-piece band from Buffalo, NY. Having performed with local and national ska, punk, and reggae acts over the past 13 years, Malice plays an amalgam that has been described as ska-core, though the band is admittedly not really sure. Known for its rowdy—and erratically profane—live sets and brutal, metal-influenced themes, Do It With Malice remains an unconventional contributor to the ska-punk scene.
Founded in 2004, Do It With Malice has amassed myriad influences while expanding its catalog over its lifespan. After recording its humorously sub-par 2005 demo, the band wrote and released its first (and significantly less sub-par) full-length record, “Symphonic Homicide” in 2008. The CD was re-released by UK independent label Ska Mutiny Records in 2011, through which the album is currently available for free download.
The band again showcased its raucousness with the introduction of its second full-length album, “The Burned-Over District.” Recorded in Lockport, NY at Watchmen Studios by engineer Doug White (Every Time I Die, Gym Class Heroes), the album incorporates a dynamic melding of metal riffs and third-wave ska, culminating in a record that is—if nothing else—truly anomalous. “The Burned-Over District” was released on Ska Mutiny Records in 2011.
In May of 2011, DIWM embarked on a Northeast US tour, spanning 10 cities in 10 days. Shortly after the band resumed writing, resulting in two more songs that further developed their unique blend of ska and metal, leaning more heavily on the later. The new material was released as part of The Big Ska Gamble 7-Inch Series in a joint effort between Grandpa’s Casino Recordings and Insidious Industries.
The success of the record prompted Insidious Industries to commit to re-releasing both of the band’s prior albums, which are currently out of print in the US. As they wait for the re-release of their catalog, DIWM are writing material for their third full-length album. Look for the album to be released on Insidious sometime in the next 1-7 years(ish).
Currently, there are no upcoming tour dates