Saturday, October 31, 2009

TONIGHT IN SALT LAKE CITY: HALLOWEEN 2009




Happy Valley's Hardcore Halloween
Catch a handful of Utah County bands covering the likes of Refused, Modern Life is War, With Honor and Curl Up and Die. More info.

Hit A Haunted House
The Scary Salt Lake blog has posted everything you need to know about Salt Lake's haunted houses this year. Check out Castle of Chaos, Nightmare on 13th or the new Nightmare Manor. More info.

Rocky Horror @ Tower Theatre
The Salt Lake Film Society presents the annual Rocky Horror Picture Show Halloween special. Live pre-show performance and sing-along during show presented by Salt Lake's Latter Day Transvestites. Pre-show begins one-half hour before screening (i.e. 9:30, 7:30, or 11:30). Prop kits available for purchase on night of show (no outside props allowed). ARRIVE EARLY for good seats. More info.

What are your Halloween plans?

MISFITS' MONSTER MASH

ESSENTIAL LISTENING: HAPPY HALLOWEEN

To celebrate this haunting holiday, we've compiled some horrific classics for you to trick-or-treat to:

First off, download The Misfits' classic 1981 single, Halloween. What day of the dead would be complete without a couple spins of this tune? Turn it up and monster mash away.







Next, download Ink & Dagger's 2000 release, The Fine Art of Original Sin--a record brimming with spooky, vampiric sounds and Halloween spirit (not to mention the make-up!)








Finally, visit the Metal Hardcore Albums Blog to download the complete Integrity discography. Pretty sure Dwid's still trying to brush the fact that he once coined the term "horror-core" under the rug, but he can't deny that Integrity has spawned some frightmares in its day.

Friday, October 30, 2009

POLL: GREATEST GLENN DANZIG PROJECT?

Tis the Season... 

The Misfits
Samhain
Danzig
Glenn Danzig: Black Aria
Glenn Danzig: Jeet Kune Do Master
The "Fallen Angel" in The Prophecy II
Henry & Glen 4-Ever


MASTODON VISITS JIMMY FALLON

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THIS IS HELL SIGN TO RISE RECORDS

Long Island hardcore punk outfit This Is Hell have signed to Rise Records. Expect a new full-length this spring.

NEW MUSIC: SLAYER


World Painted Blood - Full Album Stream



CHUCK BISCUITS UPDATE

Dude's still alive.

STRETCH ARMSTRONG ANNOUNCES FINAL SHOW


STRETCH ARM STRONG
BANE
EVERGREEN TERRACE

January 15 @ New Brookland Tavern
Columbia, SC
7pm Doors
$15 Advance / $18 Day Of Show

STARKWEATHER STUDIO UPDATE

Studio Notes (10/3/2009-10/7/2009)

SATURDAY
Started early Saturday afternoon. Load in up the god awful fucking stairs. Set up kit and spread Harry's shit out to easier mic. Harry brought his junkyard goodies. Saw blade, hollow core drill bits, ribbon crasher, Hammerax noise maker. Tuned drum heads and set up mics. Vin's bass rig in the isolation room. Same setup as last time. Played through my rig for scratch tracks.

Started tracking Drug at about 8 o'clock. Did 3 or 4 takes. First keeper take 23 continuous minutes. Take 2 better last 7 minutes. Drug Holiday done. Song so long that listening to the playback to find mistakes is difficult. I cannot concentrate for 30 minutes straight. Alap edited 2 sections together and we were set to record Space Jam.

Continue reading at the band's MySpace blog.





TONIGHT IN SALT LAKE CITY: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30




Rocky Horror @ Tower Theatre
The Salt Lake Film Society presents the annual Rocky Horror Picture Show Halloween special. Live pre-show performance and sing-along during show presented by Salt Lake's Latter Day Transvestites. Pre-show begins one-half hour before screening (i.e. 9:30, 7:30, or 11:30). Prop kits available for purchase on night of show (no outside props allowed). ARRIVE EARLY for good seats. More info.

Utah Jazz vs. Los Angeles Clippers
The Jazz have have swept the Clippers in their last 12 Salt Lake visits, but both teams are fighting for their first win of the season tonight. More info.

The Sounds @ In The Venue
Swedish new-wave throwbackers, The Sounds, will pack Salt Lake's In The Venue tonight with every last member of that hip, young 80s night crowd. If you want to "just dance," this is the place to be. More info.

COKE BUST NEWS & NOTES


We've all been on the downlow as of late ever since the US tour. But we have been jamming and working on some new stuff for a split 7" with our san jose, california grindcore felon homies IN DISGUST. This will be out in the US on their resident label UNHOLY THRASH RECORDS. Look for that some time in early 2010. It'll shred.

We will be doing an insane, irrational weekend that makes little to no sense at all with fellow DCHC warriors LOJ and GIVE that will hit: HARRISONBURB, VA (dec 4), NASHVILLE, TN (dec 5), and PARKERSBURG, WV (dec 6). The LOJ guys are setting this up and they have way more info on it than we do. All I know is that it will involve roughly 16 people, a few vehicles, lots of joning, and grown ass men wearing diapers. We may play some shows, too.

alot of people have been asking us about what's going on with our european tour plans for 2010. the truth of the matter is that we really don't know what's going. the original plan was to have it next summer, but that won't be possible any more for a few reasons. So the earliest it will go down is next fall. That looks pretty promising though. Ju-ju-bert has already taken off school!
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before we left for tour we tried hustling as much merch online as possible to pay for things we needed to pay for. now that we (i) realized that there are a few people who may have not gotten the stuff they ordered. if anybody has ever ordered stuff and not heard from us and not gotten it, please hit us up at cokebust@gmail.com and we will make it right!

also coming soon: cd version of LINES IN THE SAND (w/ bonus stuff) on six weeks records.

get the lp!  www.bestbuy.com (just kidding, kind of).  www.sixweeksrecords.com !!!!!!!!!!!







B9 HALLOWEEN SALE

"Shop Among Us" during Halloween! The sale ends Saturday, the 31st, and you can get 20% off everything in the B9 store (except pre-orders - AF & Defeater). CD's, t-shirts, vinyl, banners, posters, whatever you want, all 20% off. Help us get over the "put out a lot of records in the past 4 months" hump and pick up some of the things that you may have missed!

Here's the deal. Use coupon code SKULLS at checkout, and you'll automatically get 20% taken off your order. This is a new coupon code that only applies to new orders placed from the time that the promo goes up through the 31st. You have to use the code, don't call or email us after the fact! No coupon, no discount. Time is running out!

Go over to the B9 Store and get 20% off now! To get there click HERE!

TWELVE GAUGE RECORDS SIGNS THROATS




From TG:

This announcement has been long due as the decision to work with Throats was made many months ago but the band is officially in the studio and is recording a self-titled release that will come out as a 12"LP/CD on Twelve Gauge Records in the U.S. and Holy Roar Records in the U.K.

This is TG's first U.K. artist and I am beyond excited to be working with such a hard working band. They're constantly touring and making plans to cross the pond and complete a full U.S. tour. More on that as it develops.

Release will be out in February 2009 but the exact details are still being ironed out. For now you can check out the bands material on their myspace at: http://myspace.com/throatsofgold.

REVIVER ADDED TO THE FEST

3 days, 200+ bands... check out the line-up here.

Knock 'em dead guys. (And don't forget that ponchos are the ideal protection for wet weather in Florida's warm, tropical ecosystem.)


ESSENTIAL LISTENING: BLACK FLAG & BAD BRAINS

Most GCA readers are well aware of the impact of these two bands... but do you own everything they ever recorded?

Head on over to the Metal Hardcore Download Blog to get your hands on just that!


[The Essential Listening column will provide downloads of records that every self-respecting hardcore kid should have in their collection... every single day. So tune in tomorrow for the second installment.]



BRIDGE PROPOSED ACROSS UTAH LAKE


Salt Lake Tribune --Leon Harward, who wants to build a bridge across Utah Lake, sees it as correcting a deficiency in the vision of Utah's founders: No east-west corridor.
"Ever since Brigham Young came to town, the question has been how to get from north to south," said Harward, one of the principals of Utah Lake Crossing.

But many of the residents who spoke at the Utah Lake Commission's hearing on the proposed Utah Lake bridge, said the span would destroy the lake and inject urban sprawl into the Cedar Valley area west of the lake.


Continue reading at the Salt Lake Tribune.

INSANE CLOWN POSSE MAKES $10 MILLION OFF MERCH EACH YEAR

...and you still can't find Killer Clowns from Outer Space at your local video rental shop. Innovators never get their due.


DIRTNAP RECORDS RELEASES SAMPLER

Dirtnap Records has posted a free 14 song downloadable sampler. The set features recent or back-catalog songs from Mean Jeans, the The Marked Men, The Impulse International, Something Fierce, Goodnight Loving, The Returnables, The Raydios, The Estranged, Psyched to Die, Beat Beat Beat, The Girls, High Tension Wires and River City Tanlines. The sampler also includes a previously unreleased song from Mind Spiders, the new project from Mark Ryan of the Marked Men.

The label expects to keep updating the sampler and expanding the song list as new music comes in. You can download here.

P.S. Check out Psyched To Die (linked above). Great band featuring current and ex-members of The Ergs, Fast Times, Splitting Headache and Forward to Death.


Thursday, October 29, 2009

UPDATE: CHUCK BISCUITS MAY NOT BE DEAD

From the JG2 Land blog:

UPDATE #1: Rumors are beginning to swirl that this is some kind of elaborate hoax. If so, I can assure you I am NOT in on it. I have previously chronicled my contact with Chuck/person(s) claiming to be Chuck(?) and never had any reason to disbelieve their claims.

Since this post went viral, however, several people (including former Danzig bassist Eerie Von and Chuck's brother Bob Montgomery) have openly questioned his death. All I can tell you is I've been communicating with two people since May I was always 99.999% sure were THE Chuck Biscuits and his wife from e-mail addresses bearing their names. They never asked me to wire money to a Nigerian prince or adopt their child, so I took it all at face value.

Chuck's wife is allegedly the one who has been sending out mass e-mails about Chuck's condition to family and friends; I didn't use her name below because I didn't know if she'd be comfortable with that and it didn't seem like a good time to bring it up, considering her husband was dying. I'm still not going to use her name on the same grounds.

Although I can't imagine why a former member of Danzig would want to fake his own death via the Internet, I know plenty of people who severely dislike me and would take any chance they could to play on my gullibility to make me look as stupid as possible (i.e. e-mail me for six months pretending to be a dying drummer I admire). If this is all a big fat lie, I'm sorry, but I promise I was duped just as hard as you.

UPDATE #2: Further e-mails have been exchanged with Chuck's brother Bob Montgomery; after I confirmed the name of Chuck's wife via two independent sources, Bob wrote:

"Chuck and I have been somewhat estranged for a time, but this seems fishy. I am going to his home to get to the bottom of this, I will let you know one way or the other. If this is a hoax, I will pop Chuck in his beak. I am allowed. He is my little brother."

The investigation continues. At this point, I don't know whom to believe.

UPDATE #3: CHUCK BISCUITS ALIVE? An e-mail I just received at 6:34 PM EST:
 
"Dear James Greene,

This note is on behalf of Bob Montgomery, who ask me (his wife) to let you know that CHUCK IS ALIVE. Bob is on his way to see him now and will send you a follow up email in the near future. Thank you for taking the time to reply to Bob’s email this morning.

Sincerely,
 Tabitha Montgomery"

Case closed? Not until I figure out who the hell was e-mailing me for six months pretending to be Chuck and his wife. A "full disclosure" post regarding my side of this whole mess is coming shortly.


xSTUCK IN THE PASTx FEATURES EUROPEAN HARDCORE OF THE 90s

"Within the last year, Ive been going back and re-discovering a lot of 90s European hardcore bands that I had either never heard or hadnt heard in a long time. Honestly, Im so glad I did because there were so many good bands to come out of Germany, Poland, Italy, Sweden and especially the Belgium H8000 scene."

Continue reading at xStuck in the Pastx.

NEW MUSIC: KAYO DOT

Starkweather wants you to hear this band. Check out the epic, epic jam, "Whisper Ineffable," off the album Coyote, slated for release through Hydra Head in early 2010.

Singer, composer and chief conceptualist Toby Driver once allied himself with doom metal’s experimental wing. But over the course of three extraordinary studio albums made with ever-shifting lineups, Kayo Dot has become a protean entity that draws equally upon goth rock, free jazz, prog, contemporary classical music and much, much more.



R.I.P. CHUCK BISCUITS, 1965 - 2009

Prolific hardcore punk drummer, Chuck Biscuits, lost his battle with throat cancer on October 24th, at the age of 44. Thanks for helping define 'hardcore,' Chuck. Rest in Peace.

From PunkNews.org:

Chuck was born Charles Montgomery in British Columbia, Canada, performing with hardcore pioneers D.O.A. before relocating to California in 1982 and joining Black Flag. Those early days in California saw him perform with a number of legendary bands, including the Circle Jerks, Fear, and the Weirdos.

Biscuits later made his name playing for Danzig. From 1988 he performed as part of that band for their first four albums. He later appeared on their 1993 Thrall: Demonsweatlive EP which yielded the hit "Mother." The drummer performed with a number of acts from punk to hip hop, logging time with everyone from Samhain and Social Distortion to Run D.M.C.



AMERICAN FORK YOUTH CITED FOR RAPPING TO MCDONALD'S DRIVE-THRU EMPLOYEES

Salt Lake Tribune -- What seemed like a clever way to order food at a McDonald's drive-through ended up with four teenage boys pursued and cited by police.
 
KSL News reports the quartet decided to "rap" their order at the American Fork eatery Tuesday night.

Apparently, the employee working the window wasn't amused, telling the group to order properly. Instead, they rapped the order again, slower. A manager then asked the teens to leave.

But that wasn't the end of it. Not only did they leave without food, but an employee took down their vehicle license number and called police.

American Fork cops soon found them at a Lone Peak High School volleyball game and cited all four for disorderly conduct.

The kids were reenacting this viral video:

SYRACUSE.COM INTERVIEWS KARL BUECHNER (EARTH CRISIS, PATH, FREYA)


What turned you on to straight edge?

Karl: I was involved with sports and music. I saw kids from an early age, whom I grew up skateboarding with, get into drugs and alcohol. They started skating less and being less enthusiastic about the things they had been passionate about. It was terrifying to watch people I cared about become drug addicts or alcoholics. ... In essence, I was scared straight.

Contine reading at Syracuse.com.

RANCID RELEASES MUSIC VIDEO

WEIGH IN ON THE WASATCH CANYONS MASTER PLAN



The Wasatch Canyons Tomorrow process is your opportunity to help update Salt Lake County’s 1989 Wasatch Canyons Master Plan. This plan guides land-use policy for City Creek, Emigration, Red Butte, Parleys, Millcreek, Big Cottonwood, and Little Cottonwood Canyons.

Wednesday, November 4th 6:30-8:00 p.m.

- Skyline High School (Cafeteria)
3251 East 3760 South, Salt Lake City 84109

- Sandy City Hall
10000 Centennial Parkway, Sandy 84070 (Second floor multipurpose room)

Thursday, November 5th 6:30-8:00 p.m.

- West High School
241 North 300 West, Salt Lake City 84103 (Commons Area)

- West Jordan High School
8136 South 2700 West , West Jordan 84088 (Media Center)

Please visit this link for more information: http://www.wasatchcanyons.slco.org.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

THE SLEEPING RELEASE MUSIC VIDEO



These guys should ditch the pop and bring back Skcamefalling! Anyone remember that band? They played some great shows in SLC. Hell, why not enjoy some Skycamefalling right now:

 

GOOGLE LAUNCHING HIGH-POWERED MUSIC SEARCH

Search an artist, album or song and you'll be able to listen to a band's music instantly.  The system will roll out tomorrow for all users.


NEW MUSIC: ONE CHOICE


'Forever War' - Featuring Karl of Earth Crisis

'Close Your Eyes' - Featuring Greg of Trial.



MARK YOUR CALENDARS

December 1st - The Basement - Ogden

Ghouls Gold







MY WAR!

What's the word on RF? Marching forward without Josh? Throwing in the towel? Don't let Jesus breakup your band dudes!

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Salt Lake Hardcore 101

2000s
 

TIME FOR CHANGE ANNOUNCE FINAL SHOW/RELEASE


That's right putos. The last installment of Time For Change catalog. Four last driving tracks from these boys you've come to love or hate. After six years, countless local shows, three tours, four releases, nine members, one unreal radio segment they are calling it a day. And to commemorate this Glory Kid Limited and Death of a Modernist Records are proud to be releasing their last EP. This hand packaged 7" EP will be a one time limited press of 200. That means once they are gone, sabes que? They are gone! There will be no pre-order for this record. Let me repeat that, there will be no pre-order for this record. They will be available at the last show on November 14th. After that what is left will be available in the store section. So be sure not to sleep on it if you care enough to complete your collection of useless TFC memorabilia, cause it's first come first serve. But for now, for your ear-bleeding pleasure a song has been posted. The song "Desperare" is currently playing in the GK player at glorykid.com or at the Death of a Modernist Myspace. Here is the show info:

Time For Change(last show)
Final Fight
Feeding Frenzy
Lockdown

@The Glasshouse Record Store
200 W 2nd St
Pomona, CA 91766
5:00pm / FREE

This will also be the first art exhibit for Andrew Gomez IV. Displaying new pieces along with more familiar works for bands such as Restrained, Time For Change, Wunami, Final Fight, Run with the Hunted and The Separation and more. Hope to see you there while we say goodnight one last time.

http://glorykid.com



SALT LAKE HARDCORE MUSIC ARCHIVE

Thirty years of Salt Lake Hardcore for your listening pleasure.

1981
The Boards - Too Loud for the Silver Cloud

1984
Massacre Guys - Behind the 8 Ball

1985
Massacre GuysThe Rider

1988
Coming Soon: Hate X 9 - Hard to be U.S.

1989
Insight - What Will It Take
Better Way - A Path To Take

1990
Coming Soon - Hate X 9 - Apprehension Is Supposed to Be Their Disease
Coming Soon - Hate X 9 - Khristmas in Kuwait
Bad Yodelers - I Wonder

1991
Coming Soon - Brainstorm - Confusing the Truth
Coming Soon - Search - Within
Coming Soon - The Stench - Four Before
Victims Willing - Lost / Home

1992
Iceburn - Firon
Reality - Something Hurts
Various Artists - Salt Flat Compilation
Coming Soon - Waterfront - Confusing the Truth

1993
Season of the Spring - Self-Titled

1994
Suspension of Disbelief - Thoughts...
Coming Soon - Waterfront - Inside Yesterday


1995
Indifference - Demo
Unbound - 7" - 7 Inch
Suspension of Disbelief - Self-Titled
Coming Soon - Water Front - Derailed

1996
Clear - The Sickness Must End
Climb - Live In The Now
Lifeless - No Time

1998
Clear - Deeper Than Blood
Lyndal Control - Self-Titled
Triphammer - Triphammer

1999
Decontaminate - Cleanse and Burn
Lazarus Project - All Shall Be Infected
Triphammer - Demo

2000
78 Days After Death - Ascend Comp
Lazarus Project - There Is No Cure

2001
78 Days After Death - Live - Live
78 Days After Death - Too Much Is Forgotten
Cherem - Vegan Power Demo
Opened Up - All Dressed Up And Nowhere To Die


2002
78 Days After Death x The Dead Unknown - Split
Anima Nera - Demo
Compilate - Controlled Burn Solutions
Dead In The Womb - Demo
Never Never - Stage Fright

2003
Cherem - In The Land Of The Dead
Various Artists - From The Mean Streets
Pushing Up Daisies - Gunslinger EP




2004
Coming Soon - All Systems Fail - Self-Titled
Aftermath of a Trainwreck - Demo
Dead Peasants Insurance - Demo
Deny Everything - Demo 2004
Parallax - On Dead Tracks
Skeiff D'Bargg - Jean Claude Van Demo
Skeiff D'Bargg - Promo

2005
Tamerlane - March 12, 1977 - November 14, 1995
Naj One - Destroy Babylon
Various Artists - SLCHC: The Way It Is
Aftermath of a Trainwreck - Horse Shoes & Hand Grenades



2006
Parallax - Mediums & Messages
Dogwelder - Demo
Cherem - We Are The Revolution

2007
By My Blood - Make It Happen
Cherem - Live in Portland
City to City - Demo
Cool Your Jets - Saving Grace
Minesweeper - Demo

2008
Reach - Demo
Reviver - Versificator

2009
City to City - Vision
Ritual Fuck - Demo
One Clean Life - Demo
Outlet - Broken Is The Man; Vital Are The Missing Parts
Reach - Life After Failing
Various Artists - GCA Mixtape One
Collapse - Demo


2010
xDelegatex - Demo
Reviver - Potential Wasteland
Tamerlane - Clouds Unfold

2011
Gunner - Catalog of Faux Success
Hitchhiker - Hitchhiker EP
Speak Out - Demo
Still Sea - Palms Open to the Firmament

2012
Despite Despair / Gunner - Split
Fever Dreams - 
As Above, So Below
Indrid - Bullshit Inc
Speak Out - Self-Titled

2013
Dig Deep - The Spirit of Anger
Jock Jamz - Demo Volume One
No Empire - 2013
Speak Out - Last Show EP
Youth Choir - Demo 2013

2014
Chained Down - Crossroads
Close Grip - Demo
Close Grip - In Memory of Brad
Fever Dreams - 
Life Has Departed
Still Sea - Old Cells Will Die and Cover Every Cell

2015
Ablyss - Valley of Hate EP
Anger Bones - Self-Titled EP
Chained Down - 
Who We Are
Crew Cut - Wrong
C.R.U.D. - CRUD
Deprive - 
Demo
Liar's Tongue - Life in Exile
Outlet - Mortal Coil
Northlander - Blood and Ice Demo
Takeover - Sinking
Shadow Pride - Pathfinder

2016
Ablyss - Creator Destroyer
Despite Despair - Other People
Shadow Pride - Flashback
Strong - Demo 2016



If you would like your music removed from this list, or you would like to contribute music, please e-mail danielwfletcher@gmail.com. If you run a blog or website, feel free to post our links and info on your site. We do not make money off posting or promoting our content.

ONE VOICE

One Voice asks 5 simple questions of people who've helped shape the Salt Lake Hardcore scene.

- Troy Trujillo - Eleventh Street Electric Gallery, Opened Up
- Mike Turley - XReflectX
- Matt Mascarenas - Reviver and so many more...
- Brook Lund - Aftermath of a Trainwreck, City to City
- Aaron Hunsaker - Foekus (and Cherem!)
- Josh "Spidey" Rathbun - Dogwelder, SLHC Blog
- Bill French - Cherem, 78 Days After Death, Deadfall, Up River

YEAR OF OUR LORD TO RELEASE DISCOGRAPHY

Everything the band ever wrote... remixed, remastered and sometimes even re-recorded. The album will be out Nov. 3rd.

For details and sneak preview of the new tracks, and/or to pre-order, visit Willowtip Records.

HARDTIMES FEATURES BROKENCYDE

"I just, I don't know, I don't like appreciate hate... especially, well, in any way at all... but mostly like, i don't know, hate toward marijuana and what not... that's how we get by... and cops are dicks!"





GAZA POSTS NEW TRACK, ANNOUNCES RELEASE SHOW

Listen to "Canine Disposal Unit" over on the Space and pick up your copy of He's Never Coming Back at the band's CD release show, November 7th at The Taylorsville Greywhale. Eagle Twin and The Hell Press will also perform. All-ages.

VOD TO RECORD, OPEN FOR SLIPKNOT


Vision of Disorder is officially back in action. A new album is currently in the works and tour dates are slowing rolling out.

“We’re just writing now, and things are going pretty good,” frontman Tim Williams told Noisecreep. “We’re staying busy. We’re not rushing too much, and we’ve got like nine or 10 songs/ideas going for the new record.”

The band will be supporting Slipknot on the following dates:

Oct. 29 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Palladium
Oct. 31 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Pearl

They always were rockers.

CHRISTIANITY AND METAL STILL AT ODDS

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

GCACAST EPISODE 10, NOW WORKING ON ITUNES

So apparently there was a problem with the file when we uploaded it and it wasn't working with itunes. Well, it's working now, so if you haven't yet, go download it and let us know how you feel. It includes a sneak peek of the GCA Mix Tape: Volume 1... 30 seconds from each of songs being featured on the comp including new songs from city to city, dogwelder, one clean life, and more.

VIDEO ARCHIVE UPDATED!

This is how I spent a snowy Tuesday. Twenty-one new videos from Soul Control, Ritual Fuck, Drug Shit, Collapse and Reviver.

Head over to the archive to check them out.

(ed. note - I don't know the names of most of these songs and would appreciate some help. If you know any of them, leave a comment on YouTube underneath the video. I'll edit it in later. Thanks)

Ritual Fuck


Collapse


Drug Shit

BROTHERS IN CRIME POSTS RARE VOGEL TRACKS

Head on over to download rare demo, b-side and live tracks from Terror, Buried Alive and Despair. Enjoy.

NEW MUSIC: CLOAK/DAGGER


"Don't Need A"

From the band's record, Lost Art, due out November 3rd on Jade Tree Records.

OUT TODAY: OCTOBER 27, 2009


Between the Buried and Me
The Great Misdirect
Victory Records







Fight Amp
Manners and Praise
Translation Loss Records






Jodis
Secret House
Hydra Head Records






Pelican
What We All Come To Need
Southern Lord Records






Saviours
Accelerated Living
Kemado Records

NEW MUSIC: GRAVE MAKER



From the 7" record, Home Is Where the Heartache Is, released through Smallman Records on October 6th.

JAWBOX SQUASHES REUNION RUMORS


Straight from J. Robbins:

It seems like if we were ever going to do it - now would be the time. We all put our heads together, and it just seemed like - with all of us in different cities and leading complicated and over-committed lives as we do - that it would be very, very difficult for us to to dedicate the time it would take for us to live up to the standards that we want to live up to.

If we were going to do shows, we would not want it to be half-assed. There were good and bad things about Jawbox, but we always held ourselves to a pretty high standard as far as playing shows. We would want to make sure we did it right, and we felt like we couldn't take the time to do that. So that was pretty much the beginning and the end of the reunion discussion.

Check out the rest of the interview here.

JUST DIE! 7" AVAILABLE NOW


"Musically NC's Just Die! seem to take the Kid Dynamite approach, but faster... and I mean WAY faster. The music has some melodic parts, but the vocals are harsh and screamed. Saw this band on a whim in NJ a few weeks ago and was very impressed, they were super nice dudes too." - Bleeding Edges

"Rad punk/hardcore from Asheville, NC. Imagine slightly heavier Kid Dynamite with harsher vocals to lead those crucial sing-along parts that we all know and love." - Matt Voegel, 2009 MACRoCk Committee

Check 'em out here.

To order, shoot $5 to mattdavidevans@hotmail.com with your info. Now that's DIY... trust 'em?

AF & LARS ON BNB RADIO TONIGHT

Black-N-Blue Takeover is a New York-based, hardcore radio show run by Jimmy of Murphy's Law and Cuz Joe. Agnostic Front will be on the show tonight, alongside Lars Fredrickson of Rancid and Queens band Denied.

Listen here at 5 p.m. (Mountain Time).

Monday, October 26, 2009

BLACKLISTED TO RELEASE LP THIS FALL

Blacklisted will release a 12-inch LP titled, No One Deserves To Be Here More Than Me, in November via Deathwish.

The album is the follow up to 2008's Heavier Than Heaven, Lonelier Than God.

If you haven't caught it yet, here's the video for the song "I Am Weighing Me Down" off that album:

LIFE OF AGONY BASSIST WRITES COMIC BOOK

Blabbermouth -- Alan Robert has joined forces with IDW Publishing to release a new horror/conspiracy miniseries titled Wire Hangers. Created, written and illustrated by Robert, with covers by comic fan-favorite Nelson DeCastro (Marvel Masterpieces), Wire Hangers will make its worldwide debut in March 2010.

Robert is no stranger to comics. He studied cartooning under Walter Simonson (The Mighty Thor) at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, where he attended on scholarship and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. Best known for being the primary songwriter behind LIFE OF AGONY's critically acclaimed "River Runs Red" concept album, Robert is also an accomplished artist. His illustrations and designs have appeared on merchandise, ad campaigns and web sites for multi-platinum rock acts such as 3 DOORS DOWN, PUDDLE OF MUDD and SHINEDOWN.

In Wire Hangers, which will debut with a 32-page, ad-free first issue, a series of abductions are plaguing New York, leaving no one safe. When Anna Davis, a feisty young female reporter, goes undercover to try and snag the big exclusive, she stumbles upon clues that give us a glimpse into what could be the most disturbing government conspiracy of our time. Pill-popping detectives, corrupt secret agents and a mysterious, disfigured homeless man are all inter-connected in this horrific tale of revenge and redemption.