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Enabler signs worlwide deal with Century Media Records

Posted Sept. 21, 2014, 4:09 p.m.
Enabler signs worlwide deal with Century Media Records

Enabler - La Fin Absolue Du Monde

The Ohio based hardcore/metal powerhouse Enabler has signed a deal with Century Media Records, with the label re-issuing La Fin Absolue Du Monde with additional bonus track on the 12/8 in Europe.

La Fin Absolue Du Monde was recorded at Howl Street Recordings by Shane Hotchstetler in December 2013, and was mastered by Steven Austin (of Today Is The Day) at Austin Enterprise. The artwork for the album was finished by Chris Smith at Gray Aria Design.

La Fin Absolue Du Monde official European track-listing: 1. Close My Eyes 2. New Life 3. Neglect 4. I've Got A Bad Feeling About This 5. Information Overload 6. Balance of Terror 7. World Sterilization 8. The Exiles 9. Prey 10. Sickened By The Wake 11. Rain Darkness 12. Felony 13. Linear Existence 14. Consequence 15. Live Low (bonus) 16. Mortal Enemy (bonus) 17. Seekers of the Truth (bonus CRO-MAGS cover)

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New Inter Arma EP

Posted Sept. 20, 2014, 12:44 p.m.
New Inter Arma EP

Inter Arma will release a new EP, The Cavern, on Oct. 14. The 40 minute short player is just one song long and was originally written in 2009. The band has been reworking and perfecting it over the past 5 years.

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Bands Fuck the Facts to self-release EP

Posted Sept. 19, 2014, 5:49 p.m.

Fuck the Facts to self-release EP

Fuck the Facts are releasing a 3 song EP, Abandoned, on their own Noise Salvation label. The EP will be released digitally on Oct. 1 with a limited quantity of cassettes for sale. The group ...

Bands Belle & Sebastian vinyl

Posted Sept. 17, 2014, 6:21 p.m.

Belle and Sebastian is seeing their catalog laid out in a series of vinyl reissues, dubbed the "It Could Have Been a Brilliant Career" series. The following will all see vinyl releases this fall: Tigermilk ...

Bands Jaws release US debut on Sideonedummy

Posted Sept. 17, 2014, 5:45 p.m.

Jaws, hailing from the UK, have released their US debut, Be Slowly yesterday via Sideonedummy Records.The Birmingham 4-piece formed in 2012 and previously released an EP.

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Bands Mineral Got Robbed! Need Help!

Posted Sept. 17, 2014, 1:45 p.m. in Bands by Aaron H

Mineral Got Robbed! Need Help!

Mineral recently had their van broken into and are currently seeking help from fans ALERT: After our show this evening in St Louis at the ...

Mineral/ Into It. Over It. Tour:
09-17 Kansas City, MO - The Record Bar 09-19 Denver, CO - Riot Fest10-22 San Francisco, CA - The Independent 10-23 San Francisco, CA - Bottom of the Hill 10-24 West Hollywood, CA - The Roxy 10-25 West Hollywood, CA - The Roxy 10-26 Pomona, CA - The Glass House 10-27 Phoenix, AZ - The Crescent Ballroom 11-02 Gainesville, FL - The Fest 1311-03 Atlanta, GA - Masquerade (Hell Stage) 11-04 Greensboro, NC - The Blind Tiger

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Bands Manchester Orchestra Announce 'Hope' and Tour

Posted Sept. 17, 2014, 12:47 a.m. in Bands by Aaron H

Manchester Orchestra Announce 'Hope' and Tour

Manchester Orchestra have made a re-imagining of their most recent album, Cope. They're calling it Hope, and it is available digitally now via Loma ...


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Bands New 7-inch from Beach Slang

Posted Sept. 16, 2014, 8:08 p.m. in Bands by Loren

New 7-inch from Beach Slang

Beach Slang, fresh off a tour with Modern Baseball, have announced a new 7" on Tiny Engines. Titled Cheap Thrills on a Dead End Street ...

Cheap Thrills On A Dead End Street - Track Listing
1. All Fuzzed Out
2. Dirty Cigarettes
3. American Girls And French Kisses
4. We Are Nothing
Upcoming Shows
OCT 31 - NOV 02: Gainesville, FL (The Fest!)

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Bands New Deerhoof + tour

Posted Sept. 16, 2014, 7:55 p.m. in Bands by Loren

New Deerhoof + tour

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Deerhoof will release a new album, La Isla Bonita, on Nov. 4 on Polyvinyl Records. In addition, the band will embark on a US tour ...

Deerhoof National Tour Dates:11/4: Brooklyn, NY @ Baby’s All Right (w/ Tim Barnes, Xenia Rubinos)11/5: Brooklyn, NY @ Baby’s All Right (w/ Assembly, Zannie Owens w/ Mount Yucca)11/6: Brooklyn, NY @ Baby’s All Right (w/ White Reaper, Trans Am)11/7: Falls Church, VA @ State Theatre (w/ White Reaper, Xenia Rubinos)11/8: Charlottesville, VA @ The Southern (w/ White Reaper, Xenia Rubinos)11/9: Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer (w/ White Reaper, Cibo Matto)11/11: Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge (w/ White Reaper, Priests)11/12: Kalamazoo, MI @ Louie’s Back Room (w/ White Reaper, Priests)11/13: Toronto, ON @ Lee’s Palace (w/ White Reaper, Priests)11/14: Montreal, QC @ Cabaret Piccolo Rialto (w/ White Reaper, Priests)11/15: Pawtucket, RI @ The Met (w/ Priests, Lightning Bolt)11/17: Los Angeles, CA @ The Troubadour (w/ Go Dark, Crystal Skulls)11/18: San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall (w/ Go Dark, Crystal Skulls)11/20: Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge (w/ Go Dark, Busdriver)11/21: Seattle, WA @ Neumo’s (w/ Go Dark, Busdriver)11/22: Vancouver, BC @ Fortune (w/ Go Dark, Busdriver)

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Bands 1QI: Franz Nicolay, Dan Padilla, Where My Bones Rest Easy, Radon

Posted Sept. 15, 2014, 9:36 a.m. in Bands by Cheryl Prime

1QI: Franz Nicolay, Dan Padilla, Where My Bones Rest Easy, Radon

One of our features here at Scene Point Blank is our semi-daily quickie Q&A: One Question Interviews. Follow us at facebook or twitter and ...

Franz Nicolay
SPB:What instrument is the hardest to tunefully amplify in a larger venue?
Franz: It doesn't come up very often, but the musical - or "singing" - saw is next to impossible to successfully mic. The sound is soft and high-pitched and has no obvious point of creation, so you just have to point a mic at it and turn it up as loud as you can without feeding back. The problem is especially acute since for the performer, to accurately set and hold the pitch you need to hear it pretty well, so you need monitors turned up as well. Basically it becomes a feedback machine. Better to use a theremin. Or just a violin.
J. Wang (Dan Padilla, Shallow Cuts)
SPB: Have you ever forgotten lyrics mid-song? If so, how did you recover?
J: Of course I’ve forgotten lyrics. Haven’t you seen how drunk we are when we play? I've not only forgotten lyrics, but forgotten entire songs while the rest of the band just stares at me like I’m an idiot. Not much to do at that point...It doesnt happen often, and everyone is human.
"Imperfection is what makes us unique." That's what my friend Matty told me.
Anthony Manella (Where My Bones Rest Easy)
SPB: What’s your favorite book?
Anthony: I'd have to say the book that has stuck with me and held a lot of weight in helping me process things in life as a young teen/adult would have to be Albert Camus' The Stranger. I first read it when I was 15 or 16. So at an early age the book was more intriguing to me from a religious standpoint more than anything. I was adamantly atheist as a teenager, because I needed something to rebel against, haha. So when I was younger I was just really excited on all the symbolism (of what I thought at the time was a rejection) of organized religion. Growing up and re-evaluating my thoughts on such topics of faith and how it ties into living one’s life. I've taken Camus' use of religious symbolism in The Stranger as more of an effort to stray away from the focus of a promised afterlife being the sole reason to be a "good" person with the lives we have. But rather live your life on your own terms defining what is "good" and healthy along the way, knowing that the only thing that is ever promised to you is death. That may be morbid to some, but it gives me a little comfort in knowing that I'm doing what I know makes me happy and gives me some sort of life.
Bill Clower (Radon, drums)
SPB: How did your set at Fest 12 come about? Any surprises in store for #13?
Bill: That's 2 questions.
Tate, the owner of The Lunch Box restaurant, asked us to play.
[For Fest 13,] if we told you, it wouldn't be a surprise (you're really going to have to start thinking this whole thing through from now on) J/K. More than likely, we will be doing an entire set of Bruno Mars covers...SURPRISE!

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Bands Katatonia 4-disc set

Posted Sept. 13, 2014, 9:06 a.m. in Bands by Loren

Katatonia 4-disc set

Sweden's Katatonia will release a 4 CD/DVD set titled Last Fair Day Gone Night on Sept. 30 via Peaceville. The collection includes multiple ...

CD 1 - Audio from Koko set I
CD 2 - Audio from Koko set II
Last Fair Day Gone Night Concert Film
DVD 2 - Katatonia Documentary - 136 minutes
A 20th Year Flashback Documentary

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Bands Look Alive Announce EP

Posted Sept. 12, 2014, 6:58 p.m. in Bands by Aaron H

Look Alive Announce EP

Look Alive will release their new 4-track EP, Transluscent, on October 21st via Autumn + Colour. Pre-orders will go live on October 3rd..

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