MISCONDUCT was formed in the little Swedish town of Kristinehamn and have through the years developed their sound to a unique form of melodic hardcore punk. Through endless touring the band have managed to build up a very strong and loyal fan-base all around the globe.
The band has toured all over Scandinavia, Europe and North Amercia together with bands like Anti-Flag, Sick Of It All, AFI, Hatebreed, Ignite, Death By Stereo and have managed to built a very strong fan-base all around the globe. They’ve also shared stages with great bands like TURBONEGRO, KORN, SLIPKNOT etc.
In 2005 they released their now classic album "United As One" and spent the entire year on road. The band's 2005 release, ”United As One”, propeled them to a whole new level and the videos for the songs ”Side By Side” and ”No Boundaries” even broke on MTV and ZTV. In 2006 the band even received the award for ”Best Swedish Live Act”.
In spring 2010 MISCONDUCT released their album ”One Step Closer”, a must-have for fans of melodic punkrock, which recieved brilliant reviews from the press across the globe. The video and single “CLOSER” which has been directed by no less than Patric Ullaeus (IN FLAMES, EUROPE, DIMMU BORGIR, HAMMERFALL etc.) have been on high rotation ever since the release as well as the second single “Naya” which features clips from the “One Step Closer” world tour!
The spring/summer 2011 offered a packed schedule for the band! A German tour in January/February together with THE DONOTS, a UK tour in march and in april MISCONDUCT supported the DROPKICK MURPHYs on a sold out arena-tour all across Europe. If this was not enough MISCONDUCT also did no less than nine weeks of Summer tour where they played at several of Europe’s biggest festivals together with band like BRING ME THE HORIZON, PENNYWISE, BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE, BAD RELIGION etc!
After an almost 3 months long summer tour all across Europe with bands like RISE AGAINST, BAD RELIGION, PAPA ROACH, H2O, AGNOSTIC FRONT etc. MISCONDUCT did their ”One Step Closer” European tour all over Europe in October together with SICK OF IT ALL and MADBALL. In November and December the “One Step Closer” Tour took over Scandinavia and MISCONDUCT + support SOLD OUT most of the venues on the tour.
In December 2012 MISCONDUCTs own version of the classic Social Distortion song “Don’t Drag Me Down” was featured on the “Respect Your Roots” Album (Strenght Records) together with great bands like Dropkick Murphys, Rancid, Agnostic Front etc. The band also recorded a back to the roots video for the song which was premiered by BlankTV.
After endless touring since the release of “One Step Closer” in 2010 until spring 2012 it was now time for the band to begin the pre-production for MISCONDUCTs long awaited upcoming album. During the late summer of 2012 the band entered the Lion Head Studios in Sweden together with demon-producer Marcus Nowak to record the by far best MISCONDUCT album up to date. Prepare yourselves!!!
Fredrik Olsson – Vocals / Guitar
Martin Wrigsjo – Bass
Jimmy Lundin – Lead Guitar
Daniel Petri – Drums
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