Modern Life Is War

Members of Modern Life Is War: Chris Honeck, Harm Haverman, Jeffrey Eaton, John Eich, Matt Hoffman, Tyler Oleson
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://www.equalvision.com/artists/show/75, https://www.facebook.com/ModernLifeIsWarOfficial, http://us.myspace.com/modernlifeiswar

Discography of Modern Life Is War:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Stagger Lee 2 Audio 2007-08-21 Equal Vision Records
2 Midnight In America 11 Audio 2007-08-21 Equal Vision Records
3 Midnight In America 11 Audio 2007 Lifeline Records (4)
4 My Love. My Way. 10 Audio 2003 Martyr Records
5 Midnight In America 11 Audio 2007 Lifeline Records (4)
6 My Love. My Way. 12 Audio 2004 Deathwish Inc.
7 Live On WLUW 5 Audio 2005 Lifeline Records (4)
8 My Love. My Way. 10 Audio 2007 Lifeline Records (4)
9 Stagger Lee 2 Audio 2007-08-21 Equal Vision Records
10 The End Is Here 37 Audio 2008 Lifeline Records (4)
11 Witness 9 Audio 2005 Reflections Records
12 My Love. My Way. 10 Audio 2007 Lifeline Records (4)
13 Midnight In America 11 Audio 2007 Reflections Records
14 Witness 9 Audio Lifeline Records (4)
15 My Love. My Way. 10 Audio 2003 Martyr Records
16 Witness 9 Audio 2005 Reflections Records
17 Stagger Lee 2 Audio 2007 Equal Vision Records
18 My Love. My Way. 10 Audio 2011 LifeLine Records (4)
19 Witness 9 Audio 2011 LifeLine Records (4)
20 My Love. My Way. 10 Audio 2007 Lifeline Records (4)
21 Songs From Midnight In America 2 Audio 2007 Equal Vision Records
22 Live On WLUW 5 Audio 2005 Lifeline Records (4)
23 Fever Hunting 12 Audio 2013-08-09 Deathwish Inc.
24 Fever Hunting 12 Audio 2013-09-03 Deathwish Inc.
25 Midnight In America 11 Audio 2007 Reflections Records
26 Fever Hunting 12 Audio 2013-09-03 Deathwish Inc.
27 Fever Hunting 12 Audio 2013-08-09 Deathwish Inc.
28 Witness 9 Audio 2013 Deathwish Inc.
29 Modern Life Is War 3 Audio 2002 Lifeline Records (4)
30 Fever Hunting 11 Audio 2013-09-09 Deathwish Inc.
31 Fever Hunting 11 Audio 2013-09-09 Deathwish Inc.
32 Live On WLUW 5 Audio 2005 Lifeline Records (4)
33 Witness 9 Audio 2005 Lifeline Records (4)
34 Live On WLUW 5 Audio 2005 Lifeline Records (4)
35 Midnight In America 11 Audio 2007 Lifeline Records (4)
36 Fever Hunting 11 Audio 2013-09-09 Deathwish Inc.
37 My Love. My Way. 10 Audio 2011
38 My Love. My Way. 10 Audio 2014
39 Midnight In America 11 Audio 2014 Lifeline Records (4)
40 Stagger Lee / Midnight In America 15 Audio 2007-08-21
41 Midnight In America 11 Audio 2014-04-14 Equal Vision Records
42 Witness 9 Audio 2005 Reflections Records
43 Midnight In America 11 Audio 2007 Lifeline Records (4)
44 Midnight In America 11 Audio 2014 Lifeline Records (4)
45 Live On WLUW 5 Audio 2014 Lifeline Records (4)
46 Modern Life Is War 3 Audio 2002 Modern Life Is War Records
47 Stagger Lee 2 Audio 2007-08-21 Equal Vision Records


Modern Life Is War (commonly abbreviated as M.L.I.W.), was a Marshalltown, Iowa-based melodic hardcore punk band. They were known for their incendiary live shows and unique take on the melodic hardcore and hardcore sound, usually avoiding standard songs structures and almost entirely abandoning the use of breakdowns. During M.L.I.W.'s six year run, the band released three full-length albums and one self-titled 7" E.P. Despite a growing profile on the underground hardcore circuit, and garnering critical acclaim from numerous musical outlets, Modern Life Is War announced their dissolution in early 2008.

M.L.I.W.'s self-titled 7-inch E.P. was released through Lifeline Records in early 2002. Their two subsequent studio albums, 2003's My Love. My Way. (which often wrongly gets labeled as "My Life. My Love") and 2005's Witness are now available through the Deathwish Inc. record label, which is owned and operated by Converge singer Jacob Bannon. Netherlands-based label Reflections Records is responsible for worldwide distribution of all M.L.I.W. vinyl releases.

In mid 2005, after the release of Witness, guitarist Matt Hoffman and bassist Chris Honeck left the band. They were replaced by Sjarm 13 and Tim Churchman, respectively. On February 9, 2007, M.L.I.W. announced that they had inked a record deal with Equal Vision Records. The band's final album, Midnight in America, was released on August 21, 2007 to positive reviews.

On February 19, 2008, the band announced on their Myspace page that they would be breaking up, and that they were planning one final American tour, starting March 29 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and reconvening on April 26 in the band's hometown of Marshalltown, IA. In a separate interview conducted several weeks before the tour, the band members discussed their hopes and achievements in playing together for the last six years:

“I hope that we have made some people feel less alone. I hope we have motivated people to think for themselves; to be themselves and to take action. Punk rock changed our lives, and I hope that we as a band contributed something to keep the whole thing going. We are leaving soon, but the future is unwritten . . . "


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