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Loma Prieta return from hiatus

Posted Nov. 12, 2019, 10:45 a.m.
Loma Prieta return from hiatus

After a four year hiatus, Loma Prieta will return with a tw-song EP, Continuum b/w Fate, in early 2020.

Set to release on Jan. 10 on Deathwish Inc., the new singe was recorded by Jack Shirley (Deafheaven, Oathbreaker) and continues the band's genre mishmash style.

Continuum Track Listing:

Continuum
Fate

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The book of Ministry

Posted Nov. 10, 2019, 11:54 a.m.
The book of Ministry

(Every Day Is) Halloween (Acoustic)

Ministry's Al Jourgensen will release a new visual history book titled Ministry: Prescripture, accompanied by a 7-inch of "(Every Day Is) Halloween (Acoustic), which features Dave Navarro (Jane's Addiction).

Limited to 2,000 copies, the book is 248 pages and includes anecdotes from Ministry’s contemporaries, rare photos, artwork and other related material from Ministry's career, which began in 2981. The deluxe edition also comes with the aforementioned 7".

To celebrate its release, Jourgensen and author/designer Aaron Tanner will participate in a book signing on Friday, December 13 at Asrai Gardens West Loop (inside the Ace Hotel) in Chicago, IL.

Ministry is on tour with Slayer this fall, along sith 3 shows scheduled to commemorate the 30th anniversary of Ministry's The Mind Is A Terrible Thing To Taste.

Book designer and author Aaron Tanner has also done design work for Ween, Pixies, Explosions in the Sky, Face to Face, and more.
NOVEMBER
11 KFC Yum! Center, Louisville, KY12 Nationwide Arena, Columbus, OH13 The Machine Shop, Flint, MI*14 TaxSlayer Arena, Moline, IL15 Denny Sanford Premier Center, Sioux Falls, SD17 Fargodome, Fargo, ND18 CHI Health Center, Omaha, NE19 Granada Theatre, Lawrence, KS*20 Broadmore World Arena, Colorado Springs, CO 22 First Interstate Arena at MetraPark, Billings, MT23 Revolution Concert House, Garden City, ID*24 Spokane Arena, Spokane, WA26 Oracle Arena, Oakland, CA27 Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, NV30 The Forum, Los Angeles, CA
*Ministry Headlining Date

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Bands Dogleg join Triple Crown, plan album

Posted Nov. 9, 2019, 1:40 p.m.

Dogleg join Triple Crown, plan album

Dogleg have released a new video for "Fox," shared below. It's a taste of more to come, as the Michigan group recently signed to Triple Crown Records and plans its debut full-length in 2020 ...

Bands 2nd Generation WU

Posted Nov. 9, 2019, 12:27 p.m.

2nd Generation WU

photo by Lebanese Ether

A new single titled "7.O.D." serves as introduction to 2nd Generation WU. As the name hints, the project is led by iNTeLL (son of U-God) and PXWER (son of Method Man) and features ...

Bands Mike Watt on Adult Swim

Posted Oct. 27, 2019, 10:28 a.m.

Mike Watt on Adult Swim

The debut from Jumpstarted Plowbards, Round One, released earlier this month on Records Records. The project features Mike Watt, Todd Congelliere, and a rotation of drummers who lend different elements to their various contributions. Watt ...

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Bands Pinch to leave The Damned

Posted Oct. 25, 2019, 9:53 p.m. in Bands by Loren

Pinch to leave The Damned

Andrew Pinching, the drummer in The Damned better known as "Pinch," announced today that he will be leaving the long-running group. In a statement, he ...

Bands Museum Mouth return with new lineup

Posted Oct. 25, 2019, 9:05 p.m. in Bands by Loren

Museum Mouth return with new lineup

Museum Mouth have returned from hiatus. The band is back with a new lineup and plans for a new record in 2020. The lineup features ...

End of Days Reprise by Museum Mouth

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Bands Wish Granters (Mike Watt) debut in November

Posted Oct. 15, 2019, 9:10 p.m. in Bands by Loren

Wish Granters (Mike Watt) debut in November

photo by Robert Ibarra

On Nov. 15, Recess Records and Water Under the Bridge Records will release the debut record from Wish Granters. The new project features Mike Watt ...

Wish Granters is:
Jamie Morrison - guitar / vocals
Mike Watt - bass
Vince Meghrouni - sax / harmonica
Mike Felix - drums
s/t track listing:
1. Still Thinking of You2. Secrets from God3. You Were Gone4. Gone Too Long5. Already Dead

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Bands American Nightmare are 20 years old

Posted Oct. 12, 2019, 10:24 a.m. in Bands by Loren

American Nightmare are 20 years old

In 2020, American Nightmare will celebrate 20 years of the band. To mark the milestone, the group will go on a US tour and also ...

American Nightmare — 20th Anniversary Tour:
02/13 - Boston, MA @ Royale02/14 - New York City @ Brooklyn Steel02/16 - Philadelphia, PA @ Theatre of the Living Arts02/19 - Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Ballroom02/20 - Detroit, MI @ Magic Stick02/21 - Chicago, IL @ Thalia Hall02/22 - Minneapolis, MI @ Fine Line Music Hall02/25 - Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theater02/26 - Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex Grand02/28 - Portland, OR @ Hawthorne02/29 - Vancouver, BC @ Imperial Theatre03/01 - Seattle, WA @ The Showbox03/06 - San Fransisco, CA @ The Fillmore03/14 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Fonda

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Bands Craig Finn releases single in advance of tour

Posted Oct. 5, 2019, 12:11 p.m. in Bands by Loren

Craig Finn releases single in advance of tour

photo by Shervin Lainez

Crag Finn, frontman of The Hold Steady, has released a new single titled It's Never Been A Fair Fight, with a b-side acoustic version ...


CRAIG FINN & THE UPTOWN CONTROLLERS ON TOUR 2019
OCTOBER
11 - Bristol, England – Exchange *12 - Nottingham, England – Bodega *13 - Glasgow, Scotland - King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut *15 - Leeds, England - Brudenell Social Club *16 - Manchester, England - Deaf Institute *17 - London, England - Olso20 October *19 - Liverpool, England - Phase One *20 - Dublin, Ireland - Sugar Club *22 - Antewerp, Belgium – Trix *23 - Amsterdam, Netherlands – Paradiso *24 - Hamburg, Germany - Molotow Skybar *25 - Berlin, Germany – Privitaclub *
NOVEMBER
1 - Austin, TX - Cactus Cafe Presents at the Texas Union Theater **2 - Dallas, TX - Club Dada **5 - San Diego, CA - Soda Bar **7 - Los Angeles, CA - Bootleg Theater **8 - Mill Valley, CA - Sweetwater Music Hall **9 - San Francisco, CA - The Chapel **12 - Portland, OR - Mississippi Studios **13 - Seattle, WA - Triple Door **
* w/Special Guest Laura Stevenson** w/Special Guest Cassandra Jenkins

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Bands New single & tour dates from Anti-Flag

Posted Oct. 5, 2019, 10 a.m. in Bands by Loren

New single & tour dates from Anti-Flag

photo by Jake Stark

Ever the political punks, Anti-Flag have announced a Europe/UK tour in early 2020, plus the release of a new single titled "Christian Nationalist," lyric ...


Tour Dates:
10/31 New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge11/08 Los Angeles, CA @ House Of Machines12/20 Chicago, IL @ Reggies01/08 Lisboa, PT @ RCA Club01/09 Madrid, ES @ Caracol01/10 Vitoria, ES @ Kubik01/11 Zaragoza, ES @ Sala López01/12 Barcelona, ES @ Estraperlo01/14 Milano, IT @ HT Factory01/16 Zurich, CH @ Dynamo01/17 Graz, AT @ PPC01/18 Vienna, AT @ Flex01/19 Prague, CZ @ Roxy01/21 Berlin, DE @ SO3601/22 Munich, DE  @ Backstage Werk01/23 Nuremberg, DE @ Löwensaal01/24 Chemnitz, DE @ Talschock01/26 Warsaw, PL @ Proxima01/28 Hamburg, DE @ Fabrik01/29 Köln, DE  @ Essigfabrik01/30 Haarlem, NL @ Patronaat02/02 Brighton, UK @ Chalk02/04 London, UK @ O2 Academy Islington02/05 Manchester, UK @ Club Academy02/06 Birmingham, UK @ The Mill02/07 Glasgow, UK @ The Garage

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Bands Drakulas announce new label and new record plans

Posted Sept. 14, 2019, 9:32 a.m. in Bands by Loren

Drakulas announce new label and new record plans

photo by Loren Green

Formed by Mike Wiebe and Rob Marchant (Riverboat Gamblers) and Zach Blair (Rise Against), Drakulas have signed with Dine Alone Records for their upcoming full-length ...

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