RELAPSE RECORDS To Sponsor Philadelphia Roller Derby Team

Relapse Records has announced that they will sponsoring one of Philadelphia's all-girl Roller Derby teams, The Heavy Metal Hookers.

Spring 2006 will mark the team debut for The Heavy Metal Hookers. The complete roster includes team captain Ivana Rock (11), co-captain The Slim Reaper (77), Foxy Cotin (37), Weapon X (1%), Chainsaw Gutsfuck (7), Holly Caust (101), Vana Black (88), Mandawar (333), Val Halla (17), Drop Dead Red (111) and Evilin Sk8s (68).The first bout date has been set for April 9 and will be held at Millennieum Skateworld in Camden, NJ.

Ivana Rock comments; "The Heavy Metal Hookers are foaming at the mouth in anticipation for our first season of kicking ass on the roller rink. And we are so thrilled to have the support of the local metal community, our partnership with Relapse Records is a match made in hell! Not only will we brutalize all roller derby competitors, but we are looking forward to bringing our war-force of beauty and brutality to the pit at all upcoming Relapse events."

The Relapse Records-sponsored Heavy Metal Hookers are a part of the Philly Roller Girls league, an all-girl, skater-owned and operated, DIY roller derby league that formed in March of 2005. The Philly Roller Girls are credited members of the Women's Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA), a group representing over 30 all-female, independent flat-track roller derby leagues throughout the U.S.

Updated Heavy Metal Hookers derby team news / bout information will be made available at the Relapse Records web site:, the Heavy Metal Hookers' MySpace page: and the Philly Roller Girls web site: For more information about the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association, please visit the official WFTDA web site:


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