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Author & Punisher back in the studio

Posted April 30, 2018, 8:11 p.m.
Author & Punisher back in the studio

photo by Marilla Maschion

One-man industrial-metal project Author & Punisher are back in the studio at work on its sixth studio album. The new album will be issued this fall on Relapse Records and is to be recorded at K Street in San Diego, CA with additional recording in Las Cruces, NM.

Besides the new record news, Author & Punisher will be touring Europe in May and June.

May 17 Durham, NC @ Moogfest 
May 21 Leipzig, DE @ Wave-Gotik-TreffenMay 23 Copenhagen, DK @ VEGA / IdealMay 24 Berlin, DE @ Urban SpreeMay 25 Antwerp, BE @ Het BosMay 26 Nijmegen, NL @ Merleyn w/SumacMay 27 Amsterdam, NL @ OcciiMay 28 London, UK @ ElektrowerkzMay 29 Glasgow, UK @ Nice N SleazyMay 30 Manchester, UK @ Rebellion ManchesterMay 31 Bruxelles, BE @ Mag3Jun 01 Athens, GR @ Temple AthensJun 02 Moscow, RU @ JoyJun 05 St. Petersburg @ SerdceJun 06 Wroclaw, PL @ D.K. LuksusJun 07 Warsaw, PL @ Klub HydrozagadkaJun 08 Gdansk, PL @ ProtokulturaJun 09 Poznan, PL @ Pawilon

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Immersion album in June (Wire)

Posted April 21, 2018, 10:03 a.m.

Duo Immersion, featuring Wire Colin Newman (Wire) and Malka Spigel (Minimal COmpact), will release Sleepless on June 15t via swim~. To announced the record, their first since Analogue Creatures Living on an Island (2016), the band has a video for "Micrclimate" embedded below.

The album includes guest appearances from Matt Schulz of Holy Fuck, who will join the band on select upcoming dates.

Immersion Tour Dates 06.08 - Brighton, UK @ RoseHill (NANOCLUSTER with Ulrich Schnauss) 06.23 - Los Angeles, CA @ Bootleg Theatre * 06.24 - San Francisco, CA @ Cafe Du Nord 06.26 - Portland, OR @ Doug Fir 06.27 - Seattle, WA @ Barboza 06.29 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court 07.01 - Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge 07.03 - Kansas City, MO @ Record Bar 07.05 - Minneapolis, MN @ 7th St. Entry 07.06 - Chicago, IL @ Schubas * 07.07 - Detroit, MI @ Third Man Records Cass Corridor * 07.09 - Toronto, ON @ The Drake * 07.11 - Montreal, Quebec, Canada @ La Vitriola * 07.13 - Allston, MA @ Great Scott * 07.14 - Brooklyn, NY @ Rough Trade * 
* with Matt Schulz of Holy Fuck on drums
Sleepless Track Listing 1. Microclimate (stream)2. Off Grid3. MS194. Sleepless5. Propulsoid (with Matt Schulz)6. Hovertron7. The Humming Sea8. Manic Toys9. Seeing is Believing (with Hexenschuss)10. Io

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Bands Bad Waitress join Royal Mountain

Posted April 16, 2018, 7:07 p.m.

Bad Waitress join Royal Mountain

photo by Calm Elliott

Toronto-based Bad Waitress has signed with Royal Mountain Records for the release of a new EP titled Party Bangers: Volume 1.BrooklynVegan Premieres New Track & Video for "Acid Brain" Party Bangers: Volume 1 releases on ...

Bands The White Light comes together

Posted April 7, 2018, 10:48 a.m.

The White Light comes together

photo by Ripping Corpse

The White Light is a newly formed group with members of Sunn O))), Engine Kid, Pelican, and Tattle Tale. More specifically, members are guitarist Greg Anderson (Sunn O))), Goatsnake), drummer Jade Devitt (Lucky Me, Gale ...

Bands Audio Karate reform for Descendents shows

Posted April 2, 2018, 9:12 p.m.

Audio Karate reform for Descendents shows

photo by Loren Green

Former Kung Fu Records pp-punks Audio Karate have announced a run of reunion dates where they'll be opening for the Descendents. Legendary Descendents' drummer Bill Stevenson produced the band's Lady Melody record back ...

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Bands The Sword releases Used Future

Posted March 24, 2018, 9:44 a.m. in Bands by Loren

The Sword, whose new album Used Future came out yesterday, have unleased an 9-bit themed video for the title track here: In addition to the ...

Dates for leg three are as follows:
The Sword w/ Atomic Bitchwax:Jun 7 - Albuquerque, NM @ LaunchpadJun 8 - Tucson, AZ @ 191 TooleJun 9 - San Diego, CA @ Belly UpJun 11 - Portland, OR @ Wonder BallroomJun 12 - Bellingham, WA @ Wild BuffaloJun 13 - Vancouver, BC @ VenueJun 15 - Calgary, AB @ MarqueeJun 16 - Edmonton, AB @ Union HallJun 17 - Regina, SK @ The ExchangeJun 18 - Winnipeg, MB @ PyramidJun 20 - Chicago, IL @ Thalia HallJun 21 - Cincinnati, OH @ Bogart'sJun 22 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr Smalls TheatreJun 23 - Washington, DC @ Rock n' Roll HotelJun 24 - New York, NY @ Irving PlazaJun 26 - Johnson City, TN @ Capone'sJun 27 - Nashville, TN @ Exit/InJun 29 - Hot Springs, AR @ Maxine's

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Bands New High on Fire in late 2018

Posted March 20, 2018, 5:59 p.m. in Bands by Loren

New High on Fire in late 2018

After spending February in the studio, High on Fire have announced a new album set for release late this year. "We've definitely pushed ourselves ...

Bands Vitamin X and Southern Lord join forces

Posted March 17, 2018, 6:59 p.m. in Bands by Loren

Vitamin X and Southern Lord join forces

Long-running Amsterdam hardcore band Vitamin X have announced a new LP to come this spring on Southern Lord Recordings. Southern Lord will release Age Of ...

VITAMIN X Tour Dates:3/17/2018 Arc en Musiques Fest - Ecaussinnes, BE5/03/2018 N8 Lounge - Bonn, DE5/11/2018 Unies Sont Nos Cultures Fest - Lorient, FR5/12/2018 TBA - Paris, FR7/06/2018 Flugplatz - Zwickau, DE7/07/2018 RIIP Fest - Tours, FR7/14/2018 Woodstick Fest - DE8/03/2018 TBA - Wroclaw, PL8/04/2018 Novy - Jicin, CZ8/05/2018 TBA - Bratislava, SK9/07/2018 Chimpyfest -, London, UK9/14/2018 Punk Rock Weekend Fest - Stockholm, SE9/15/2018 TBA - Troisdorf, DE

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Bands More Elway this May

Posted March 11, 2018, 3:53 p.m. in Bands by Loren

More Elway this May

Red Scare Industries has announced a new album from Elway, coming this May (as mentioned in their Pass The Mic interview). In addition to the ...

Elway -  Date City Venue05/16/18 Chicago, IL Cobra Lounge05/17/18 Lakewood, OH Mahall’sWith Dead To Me & DFMK 05/18/18 Philadelphia, PA Kung Fu NecktieWith Dead To Me & DFMK 05/19/18 Brooklyn, NY The KingslandWith Dead To Me, DFMK & Ramona 05/20/18 Cambridge (Boston), MA The Middle EastWith Dead To Me, DFMK, & Rebuilder 05/21/18 Lancaster, PA American Bar & GrillWith Dead To Me & DFMK05/22/18 Washington, DC Black CatWith Dead To Me & DFMK 05/23/18 Richmond, VA Strange MatterWith Dead To Me & DFMK05/24/18 Pittsburgh, PA The Smiling MooseWith Dead To Me & DFMK 05/25/18 Cincinnati, OH Northside Yacht ClubWith Dead To Me & DFMK 05/26/18 Lombard, IL BrauerhouseWith Dead To Me & DFMK 

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Bands Man Mountain release "Illumination Rings"

Posted Feb. 22, 2018, 8:06 p.m. in Bands by Loren

Man Mountain release "Illumination Rings"

Detroit post-rock group Man Mountain have unveild "Illumination Rings," a song off their upcoming March 16 new album titled Infinity Mirror (Spartan Records). The new ...

Bands Two upcoming releases from Black Moth Super Rainbow

Posted Feb. 22, 2018, 7:31 p.m. in Bands by Loren

Two upcoming releases from Black Moth Super Rainbow

photo by Scott Wilkinson

After six years without a release, Black Moth Super Rainbow will release the new Panic Blooms this May 4 on Rad Cult Records, plus a ...

THU 5/31 WASHINGTON, DC Black CatFRI 6/1 PHILADELPHIA, PA Union TransferSAT 6/2 NEW YORK, NY Music Hall of WilliamsburgSUN 6/3 BOSTON, MA Brighton Music HallTHU 6/14 CINCINNATI, OH Urban ArtifactFRI 6/15 DETROIT, MI El ClubSAT 6/16 CHICAGO, IL MetroSUN 6/17 COLUMBUS, OH Skully's Music DinerFRI 8/10 PITTSBURGH, PA Mr. SmallsSAT 8/11 LOUISVILLE, KY HeadlinersSUN 8/12 ASHEVILLE, NC Orange PeelTUE 8/14 AUSTIN, TX MohawkWED 8/15 HOUSTON, TX White Oak Music HallFRI 8/17 ATLANTA, GA Masquerade (Hell)SAT 8/18 NASHVILLE, TN Mercy Lounge
Track List:
Panic BloomsBaby's in the VoidRip on ThroughOne More EarBad Fuckin TimesNew BreezeAerosol WeatherJune July 28Bottomless FacePermanent HoleTo the Beat of a CreeperWe Might Come BackHarmlesslyBackwashSunset CursesMr No One
 Black Moth Super Rainbow / Ariel Pinksplit 7"Street Date: March 16, 2018Limited to 1000, only avail. in record stores
Track List:
A: Black Moth Super Rainbow - "Mr. No One"
B: Ariel Pink & TOBACCO - "Willing & Able" / "Bogalusa"

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Bands Zeke is back

Posted Feb. 4, 2018, 10:31 a.m. in Bands by Loren

Zeke is back with Hellbender set to release on March 30. It's the Motorhead-influenced punk bank's first record since 2004. The new album ...

Hellbender Track Listing:1. All The Way2. Two Lane Blacktop3. On The Road4. Working Man5. Hellbender6. County Jail7. Burn8. Goin' Down9. White Wolf10. AR-1511. Cougar Rock12. Devil's Night13. Ride On14. Redline15. Big RigZEKE Tour Dates:2/10/2018 Darrell's - Seattle, WA2/17/2018 Dante's - Portland, OR3/10/2018 Tony V - Everett, WA3/17/2018 The Manette Saloon - Bremerton, WA3/24/2018 El Corazon - Seattle, WA3/30/2018 Paaspop Festival - Schijndel, NL3/31/2018 Tower - Bremen, DE4/01/2018 Loppen - Copenhagen, DK4/02/2018 Frimis Salonger - Orebro, SE4/03/2018 Bar Brooklyn - Stockholm, SE4/04/2018 Krosset - Oslo, NO4/06/2018 Pustervik - Goteborg, SE4/07/2018 1000Fryd - Aalborg, DK4/08/2018 Schaubude - Kiel, DE4/09/2018 Hafenklang - Hamburg, DE4/11/2018 Rote Sonne - Munchen, DE4/12/2018 Freakout Club - Bologna, IT4/13/2018 Evol - Roma, IT4/14/2018 The Cage - Livorno, IT4/15/2018 Circolo Magnolia - Segrate, IT4/16/2018 Secret Place - Montpellier, FR4/18/2018 Rocksound - Barcelona, ES4/19/2018 TBA - Valencia, ES4/20/2018 Gruta 77 - Madrid, ES4/21/2018 Jimmy Jazz - Vitoria, ES4/22/2018 Rock'n'Eat - Lyon, FR4/24/2018 Bi Nuu - Berlin, DE4/25/2018 Don't Panic - Essen, DE4/26/2018 Helios 37 - Koln, DE4/27/2018 Pitfest - Erica, NL4/28/2018 Stockrock - Hagen a.T.W., DE4/29/2018 De Helling - Utrecht, NL4/30/2018 Nostra - Opwijk, BE5/01/2018 The Thekla - Bristol, UK5/02/2018 Rebellion Club - Manchester, UK5/03/2018 The Rescue Rooms - Nottingham, UK5/04/2018 Desertfest - London, UK5/05/2018 K-19 - Kassel, DE

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