Head on over to Relapse Mailorder here for a massive Hoodie + Longsleeve T-Shirt sale with exclusive designs from Death, Mastodon, Devourment, Pig Destroyer, Dying Fetus, The Dillinger Escape Plan, High On Fire, Obscura, KYLESA & many more up to 50% off!
RED FANG have released a ridiculously awesome beer drinking online game where the object is to…drink virtual BEER!
Play it here.
So chug along to some new tunes and share with your friends because the band will release a brand new song if enough people spread the word!
Devourment: Conceived In Sewage. Limited edition red coloured vinyl. Released on Relapse Records.
Dying Fetus: Reign Supreme. Limited edition clear vinyl. Released on Relapse Records.
Locrian: Paul Robertson Interrogates Terence, Andre & Steven
Locrian, the Chicago-based three headed harbinger of J G Ballard’s apocalpyse has long been a favourite of us here at The Sleeping Shaman, serving as somewhat of a musical palate cleanser from hirsute fuzz-addled stoners, swampy muck-encrusted sludgers and austere, lachrymose doomsters – although still managing to be just as portentous and ominous as any of them, just ‘heavy’ in a different way…
Read the full interview HERE
A brand new Toxic Holocaust rager has been unleashed into the world! Listen to “Rat Eater” over at Loudwire here who call the song “inspiration to demolish everything in your home.”
'Chemistry of Consciousness' is out Oct. 29th on CD/LP/Digital. Pre-order your copy along with exclusive merch bundles here.
In conjunction with MetalSucks.net, IndieMerchstore, and SoundCloud, we present to you the RED FANG Guitar Solo Contest!
Think you can shred with the likes of the Fang? Download the solo-less version of “Blood Like Cream,” record your licks, upload it to the contest’s Soundcloud group, and wait for the band to select a winner. One grand prize winner will get a custom guitar pedal from Guitarist David Sullivan, a deluxe ‘Whales and Leeches’ merch pack, tickets to see the band, and more. Two runners up will win a CD/t-shirt bundle and tickets.
Submit your solos by October 16th to enter. Winners will be announced on October 23. Get the details here.
Sludge maniacs 16 have been confirmed for the upcoming Roadburn Festival 2014 in The Netherlands. They will join a line-up that includes Relapse brethren ASG, INTER ARMA, Locrian, Lord Dying, True Widow, and Windhand. This year is shaping up quite nicely for Roadburn!
More info on the festival is available here. Stream 16’s ‘Deep Cuts From Dark Clouds’ here.
Brooklyn doom/sludge trio Mortals are heading out on the road for a North American fall tour before prepping a new album in 2014. The trek will include shows with Black Anvil, 16, and The Body.
Oct 23 Brooklyn, NY The Acheron w/Black Anvil, Trenchgrinder,Repellers
Oct 24 Columbus OH Carabar w/Axebomber & White Wolves
Oct 25 Milwaukee, WI Riverwest Public House w/The Body & Sacrificial Massacre
Oct 27 Minneapolis, MN The Hexagon
Oct 28 Winnipeg, MB The Osborne Village Inn (aka The Zoo)
Oct 30 Calgary AB Local 510
Nov 02 Seattle, WA 2Bit Saloon w/ The Godbeast, Big Trughk, and Witch Ripper
Nov 03 Portland, OR White Owl
Nov 04 Arcata, CA The Alibi
Nov 05 Oakland, CA The Oakland Metro Side Room
Nov 06 Los Angeles, CA The Complex w/ -16-
Nov 07 San Diego, CA TBA
Nov 08 Phoenix, AZ Trunkspace
Nov 09 Santa Fe, NM Warehouse 21
Nov 10 Denver, CO Lost Lake lounge
Nov 11 Lawrence, KS The Bottleneck
Nov 12 Oklahoma City, OK Chameleon Room
Nov 13 Little Rock, AK Downtown Little Rock
Nov 14 Baton Rouge, LA Spanish Moon w/Barghest
Nov 15 Birmingham, AL The Nick, playing late at 1AM
Nov 16 Savannah, GA The Jinx w/ Savagist
Nov 17 Richmond, VA Strange Matter
Nov 18 Philadelphia, PA Wolf Cycles
Relapse Records is proud to announce the signing of NYC’s avant-garde, technical death metal quartet Pyrrhon (pronounced “peer-on”). These guys already have an EP and a full-length under their belt, so check those albums out on their Bandcamp here.
Relapse will be releasing the bands sophomore LP ‘The Mother of Virtues’ in early 2014. More details will follow, but in the meantime, help us welcome these guys aboard by rocking some of their tunes!
This is seriously why they are my favorite modern metal band, David Davidson’s solo in the beginning is just fuckin’ sick. I met him too :D
Check out Guitar World's exclusive track-by-track rundown of Exhumed's 'Necrocracy' with frontman Matt Harvey here. Here’s your chance to learn about the musical, lyrical, and sonic inspiration for one of the best death metal albums of the year.
Be sure to catch Exhumed live as they hit LA with Carcass and Repulsion and then tour throughout the fall withDying Fetus, Abiotic and more…
***Both Shows with Carcass and Repulsion***
Sep 28 Los Angeles CA Troubadour
Sep 29 Los Angeles CA Troubadour
Oct 01 Kansas City, MO Riot Room
Oct 02 Peoria, IL Brass Rail
Oct 03 Columbus, OH The Shrunken Head
***All dates from Oct 04 to Oct 19 with Dying Fetus, Abiotic and Waking The Cadaver***
Oct 04 Wilmington, DE Mojo 13
Oct 05 Wilmington, NC Ziggy’s by the Sea Ziggy’s
Oct 06 Orlando, FL The Black Booth
Oct 07 Tampa, FL Orpheum
Oct 09 Houston, TX Fitzgerald’s Downstairs
Oct 10 Austin, TX Red 7
Oct 11 Dallas, TX Trees
Oct 12 Oklahoma City, OK The Chameleon Room
Oct 13 Algodones NM Lumenscapes
Oct 14 Tempe, AZ Club Red
Oct 15 Santa Ana, CA The Observatory
Oct 16 West Hollywood, CA The Whisky
Oct 17 San Francisco, CA DNA Lounge
Oct 18 Portland, OR Branx Tickets
Oct 19 Seattle, WA Studio Seven
***All dates Oct 20 to Oct 25 with Dying Fetus and Abiotic***
Oct 20 Vancouver, BC Rickshaw Theater
Oct 22 Calgary, Canada Republik
Oct 23 Edmonton, AB Pawn Shop
Oct 24 Regina, SK Riddell
Oct 25 Winnipeg, MB Park Theater
***All Dates Oct 26 - Nov 02 w/ Dying Fetus, Abiotic, Rivers Of Nihil***
Oct 26 Minneapolis, MN Skyway Theater
Oct 27 Chicago, IL Reggie’s Rock Club
Oct 28 Madison, WI The High Noon Saloon
Oct 29 Cleveland, OH Peabody’s
Oct 30 Poughkeepsie, NY The Chance
Oct 31 Worcester, MA The Palladium
Nov 01 New York, NY Gramercy Theater
Nov 02 West Springfield, VA Empire
PRIMITIVE MAN reveal October tour dates including shows with Call of The Void and a spot on the Invisible Oranges CMJ Showcase with Pelican.
Oct 13 Kansas City, MO The Sandbox
Oct 14 Madison, WI The Vault
Oct 15 Pittsburgh, PA Gooski’s
Oct 16 Philadelphia, PA The Millcreek
Oct 17 New York Saint Vitus w/ Pelican, Aksumite, Radiation Blackbody, HASJ
Oct 18 York, PA The Depot
Oct 19 Richmond, VA Strange Matter
Oct 20 Louisville KY Haymarket Whiskey Bar w/ Call of the Void
Oct 21 St Louis MO Fubar w/ Call of the Void