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NØ MAN announce new LP- Palestinian American woman fronted DC band share title track 

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NØ MAN and Iodine Recordings are proud to announce the new album Glitter and Spit, due out March 29th. On their third full-length album, the Washington DC band affirm their essential presence as a necessary voice in modern hardcore.

Singer Maha Shami has fully come into her own as a front person, snarling out the most vicious vocals of her career. As the daughter of refugees, a recent return home to Palestine included witnessing first-hand the casual atrocities inflicted on her family. Though written before the current conflict’s boiling point, Glitter and Spit synthesizes the 70+ years of systemic violence carried out against Palestine and her own lived experiences.

Formed in 2017, the four-piece punk band has been alchemizing the personal and the political from the jump. Composed of members from Majority Rule, the band’s current aims go hand-in-hand with their past, sonically and thematically. Along with today’s album announcement, the band and Iodine Recordings share the lead single and title track “Glitter and Spit”.

Listen to the new single “Glitter and Spit” – https://dthw.sh/glitterandspit + YouTube

Pre-Order Glitter and Spit via iodinerecords.com

“‘​Glitter and Spit’ is about the distortion of one’s lived experience and existence, dealing with people imposing a version of you that meets the expectations of their fantasy. These attempts to shape and define your life often romanticize the idea of an angry woman until you disrupt their status quo.” – Maha Shami, Vocalist

Glitter and Spit, solidifies NØ MAN’s furious hardcore into a weapon of a record. Album opener “Eat My Twin” twists and refracts a mid-tempo riff into a sonic hammer, cracking open the record’s heaviness to come. Across the album’s blistering 10 tracks, Shami draws on deep seeded ancestral wounds as well as her own first hand present day experience.

From school teachers and classmates telling her Palestine doesn’t exist, to being humiliated by soldiers at checkpoints when she visited her family, these many moments fuel the album’s lifeblood, coalescing on “Can’t Kill Us All.” “They want to silence us,” Shami said at a recent benefit show in D.C. “We will be louder. We aren’t fucking going anywhere. Because Palestine will never die.”

The band’s members Matt Michel (guitar/vocals), Pat Broderick (drums) and Kevin Lamiell (Bass) helped lay the foundation for hardcore and screamo in Majority Rule from 1996 to 2004. Alongside the band, vocalist Maha Shami has been a longtime friend, giving a “cameo” guest vocal performance on Majority Rule’s “Packaged Poison” in 2004. When Majority Rule reunited in 2017 to perform multiple benefit shows, it ignited a desire to keep creating, and no one was better equipped to step in as front person than Shami.

Their energy and spirit have brought them together on tour with bands like Portrayal of Guilt, Darkest Hour, FAIM, Entry and more. In 2023 they collaborated with former tourmates and fellow iconoclasts The HIRS Collective on the song “Sweet Like Candy.” They’ve also contributed to Secret Voice’s (the label of Touche Amore frontman Jeremy Bolm) compilation Balladeers, Redefined.

Glitter and Spit was recorded and mixed by Matthew Michel at Viva Studio, and mastered by Brad Boatright at Audiosiege.

Upcoming tour dates with Strike Anywhere listed below…

Upcoming Tour Dates:


03 – Richmond, VA @ Richmond Music Hall w/ Strike Anywhere

04 – Brooklyn, NY @ Saint Vitus w/ Strike Anywhere



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