MEGADETH Announces Reissues Of Iconic Albums ‘United Abomination,’ ‘Endgame’ & ‘TH1RT3EN’ To Be Released July 26

Thrash metal pioneers MEGADETH burst onto the scene in 1983, virtually inventing a genre and have earned their spot as one of metal’s most influential and respected acts of all time. Over the course of their illustrious 36-year career, the band has sold more than 38 million albums worldwide, notched 6 consecutive platinum efforts, 7 top-ten albums, and has earned numerous accolades including 12 GRAMMY® nominations and a 2017 GRAMMY® Award in the “Best Metal Performance” category for the title track “Dystopia”.

With sheer determination and a relentless recording and touring schedule, MEGADETH has worked their way up from headlining clubs to headlining arenas, festival and stadiums, cementing a legacy that continues to grow and spread throughout the world. 

United Abominations

MEGADETH’s 11th studio album, entitled United Abominations, was first released on May 15, 2007. Debuting at No. 8 on the Billboard chart, it was their highest debut since 1994’s Youthanasia. The album was voted No. 1 metal album of the year by several publications and was hailed by critics and fans alike as one of the finest of the band’s career and was revered as their best in a decade.

The new reissue has been fully remastered by producer Ted Jensen (Guns N’ Roses, Mastodon, Machine Head and Trivium) and includes rare bonus track “Out on the Tiles” on the CD version – a cover of the Led Zeppelin classic. The record will also be on vinyl for the first time in over 12 years and again on CD for the first time in 3 years.

Tracklist:

SleepwalkerWashington Is Next!Never Walk Alone… A Call to ArmsUnited AbominationsGears of WarBlessed Are the DeadPlay for BloodÁ Tout le Monde (Set Me Free)
(featuring Cristina Scabbia of Lacuna Coil)AmerikhastanYou’re DeadBurnt Ice             CD Bonus TrackOut on the Tiles

Endgame

Endgame is the 12th studio album from these thrash metal legends and was originally released on September 15, 2009. Following on from the trends and acclaim of its predecessor it earned several awards and praise from critics and fans alike – some calling it “their finest hour” and “an incredibly powerful album”. 

The new reissue has been fully remastered by producer Ted Jensen (Guns N’ Roses, Mastodon, Machine Head and Trivium) and includes rare bonus track “Washington Is Next! (Live)” on the CD version. The record will be available on vinyl for the first time in over 10 years and again on CD for the first time in 3 years.

Tracklist:

1.    Dialectic Chaos

2.    This Day We Fight!

3.    44 Minutes

4.    1,320’

5.    Bite the Hand

6.    Bodies

7.    Endgame

8.    The Hardest Part of Letting Go… Sealed with a Kiss

9.    Head Crusher

10. How the Story Ends

11. The Right to Go Insane

CD Bonus Track

12. Washington Is Next (live)

TH1RT3EN

Taking its title from its number in their catalogue, TH1RT3EN was another instant classic in the MEGADETH oeuvre upon its release on November 1, 2011. Darker, heavier and more immediate than its predecessor, the album has become a firm fan favorite and has only further cemented MEGADETH in the halls of heavy metal history as one of the greats. 

This new reissue includes rare bonus track “Public Enemy No.1 (Live)” on the CD version. The record will be available on vinyl for the first time in over 8 years and again on CD for the first time in 3 years.

Tracklist:

1.    Sudden Death

2.    Public Enemy No.1

3.    Whose Life (Is It Anyways?)

4.    We the People

5.    Guns, Drugs & Money

6.    Never Dead

7.    New World Order

8.    Fast Lane

9.    Black Swan

10. Wrecker

11. Millennium of the Blind

12. Deadly Nightshade

13. 13

CD Bonus Track

14. Public Enemy No.1 (live)

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THE SPIDER HOLE Kicks Off Horror Season with Kickstarter Campaign in Support of ‘To The Monsters’!

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It’s that time of year for spooks, monsters, and long-legged beasties, and who better to kick it off than Phoenix, AZ based Dark Alternative Rock Band THE SPIDER HOLE? The enigmatic four piece has launched the Kickstarter Campaign to help support their upcoming LP and associated graphic novel, To The Monsters. For fans a little too anxious to wait, they have revealed the debut single, “Skeleton Wedding,” which can be experienced online HERE.

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“After four years of great loss, love, and luck, we are returning with a new lineup, a new producer, a new sound, and two incredible new projects: A full-length CD, and an accompanying graphic novel. This is THE SPIDER HOLE as it was always meant to be. Darker. Heavier. Deeper. And weirder. Much, much weirder.” – The Spider Hole

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TO THE MONSTERS, our third full-length CD, is an ode to Halloween, weird fiction, and timeless horrors. Featuring eleven brand new tracks devoted to the spectrum of things that go bump in the night, this themed album is at turns whimsical, unsettling, and terrifying. TO THE MONSTERS is produced by rising legend Jeffrey Robens, Jr., and showcases a new direction for the band, one marked by heavier hooks, dark synthetic pulses, strange structural shifts, and unrestrained vocals.

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For old fans of The Spider Hole, this album fulfills the promise of our earlier work; for new fans, you have joined us at a most peculiar and exciting time.
Old or new, we welcome you to the show, to the wonder… To the Monsters.

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For each tier of money donated, rewards will be given to the fans:
Pledge $5 or More-Digital Download of the new album
Pledge $10 or More-Digital Download of the new album and PDF Download of the Graphic Novel
Pledge $15 or More-CD version of the new album
Pledge $20 or More-CD version of the new album and PDF Download of the Graphic Novel
Pledge $25 or More-CD version of the new album, hard copy of the Graphic Novel, and a button and sticker pack
Pledge $35 or More-CD version of the new album, hard copy of the Graphic Novel, a button and sticker pack, an 8-pack of 5×7 monster postcards
Pledge $50 or More- CD version of the new album, hard copy of the Graphic Novel, a button and sticker pack, an 8-pack of 5×7 monster postcards, plus a T-Shirt
Pledge $75 or More-Everything in the $50 pack, plus a disposable camera full of unique shots from the band on tour
Pledge $100 or More- Everything in the $50 pack, plus a one-of-a-kind Monster designed by singer Ethan Scott, delivered on an 8×10 print, complete with backstory and care instructions
Pledge $100 or More-“THE MONSTER DELUXE”-Everything in the $50 pack, but with the DELUXE, expanded, hardcover edition of the graphic novel
Pledge $175 or More-Everything in The Monster Deluxe, plus YOU will be drawn into the comic for a featured cameo
Pledge $175 or More-Everything in The Monster Deluxe, plus enjoy a fancy dinner out with singer Ethan Scott and his high school English teacher, Mr. Henderson
Pledge $250 or More-Everything in The Monster Deluxe, plus spend and evening playing mini golf with the band. Includes custom Spider Hole souvenir golf balls
Pledge $300 or More-Everything in The Monster Deluxe, plus a custom monster flash tattoo based on one of the monsters on the album
Pledge $400 or More-Everything in The Monster Deluxe, plus go on a haunted camping trip with the band in the Sedona wilderness, where you’ll roast marshmallows, listen to an acoustic set, and tell scary stories around the campfire. You even get to keep your custom Spider Hole blanket
Pledge $666 or More-Everything in The Monster Deluxe, plus a one-of-a-kind Spider Hole skateboard deck, hand-painted by world-renowned tattoo artist Cliff Gustafson
Pledge $1,300 or More-Everything in The Monster Deluxe, plus The Spider Hole will cover your favorite song and send you a fully produced recording of it performed just for you.

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Click HERE to Support The Spider Hole’s ‘To The Monsters‘ on Kickstarter!

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A quartet with frequent guest musicians, The Spider Hole performs songs meant to stir brains and rattle bones. Based in sun-scorched Phoenix, AZ, the band started banging sounds together in the late nineties, and has steadily developed an aural stew that is partly rock, partly cabaret, partly blues, and partly goth. Influences include Tom Waits, Oingo Boingo, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Primus, The Pixies, Frank Zappa, The Doors, and your face when you taste something unexpected. New music is being prepped for a new full-length album called To the Monsters, due near the end of 2018.

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KISS – The Iconic Rock Band’s Four Same-Day-Released Solo Albums Come Together To Celebrate Their 40th Anniversary In A Limited-Edition 4LP Vinyl Box Set

FOUR CONCURRENT KISS SOLO ALBUMS GET BOXED
The Iconic Rock Band’s Four Same-Day-Released Solo Albums Come Together
To Celebrate Their 40th Anniversary In A Limited-Edition 4LP Vinyl Box Set
Via Casablanca/UMe On October 19
Los Angeles – September 18, 2018– Forty years ago today, each one the four founding members of KISS — Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Ace Frehley, and Peter Criss — released their respective solo albums all on the same day to much fanfare, chart success, and platinum sales. And now, four decades later, all four of these pioneering albums are celebrated in KISS: The Solo Albums – 40th Anniversary Collectiona limited-edition 180-gram 4LP box set by Casablanca/UMe that’s earmarked for release on October 19.

Preorders commence today, September 18, for the limited run of 2,500 vinyl box sets, available exclusively through KISS’s artist webstore (https://www.shopkissonline.com) and The Sound of Vinyl (https://SOV.lnk.to/KISSSoloAlbumsText). Each heavyweight 180-gram LP features a unique color to match its associated cover art; Gene Simmons appears in red vinyl, Paul Stanley sports purple vinyl, Ace Frehley contains blue vinyl, and Peter Criss is in green vinyl. All four albums are housed together in a deluxe black-matte slipcase that features glossy black images of the four artists’ faces surrounding a silver-foil print of the infamous KISS logo.

Also included in this set are four 12-by-12-inch posters of each album cover, plus an exclusive turntable slipmat that shows all four of artist Eraldo Carugati’s iconic, painted album-cover face images all connected together.

All four of these solo albums served to showcase the wide range of talents of each KISS bandmember. Gene Simmons, co-produced by Simmons and Sean Delaney, features the band’s bassist and co-lead vocalist switching over mainly to acoustic and electric guitar duties for songs that highlight his penchant for Beatlesque melodies, funk, and hard rock. Highlights include a remake of “See You In Your Dreams” (initially found on KISS’ 1976 benchmark album, Rock And Roll Over) and a cover of the 1940 Disney classic from Pinocchio, “When You Wish Upon A Star.” Guest musicians include Aerosmith’s Joe Perry, Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen, Bob Seger, Cher, Donna Summer, and Katey Sagal.

Meanwhile, Paul Stanley was co-produced by Stanley and Jeff Glixman and it showcases all-original material and stellar work across the board from the KISS lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist, in addition to lead and acoustic guitar work from longtime KISS axe associate Bob Kulick. The super-catchy track “Hold Me, Touch Me (Think Of Me When We’re Apart)” reached No. 46 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart.

Ace Frehley, produced by Eddie Kramer and Frehley, finds the lead guitarist doing what he does best. Frehley’s foot-stomping cover of “New York Groove,” originally a 1975 hit by the British glam band Hello, peaked at No. 13 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart. Guest musicians include Anton Fig on drums (a sometimes KISS session musician who later became a member of Frehley’s Comet) and bassist Will Lee, both of whom went on to become core members of both of David Letterman’s late-night talk-show house bands led by keyboardist Paul Shaffer.

Finally, Peter Criss was produced by Vini Poncia, a onetime Ringo Starr co-writer who later produced a pair of key KISS albums, 1979’s Dynasty and 1980’s Unmasked. Most of the songs on Peter Criss had been written back in 1971 for the drummer/vocalist’s aptly named pre-KISS band, Lips. The album also boasts a rousing cover of Bobby Lewis’s No. 1 1961 hit single, “Tossin’ And Turnin’,” a song that KISS often wound up playing live during their 1979 Dynasty Tour.

Preorder KISS: The Solo Albums – 40th Anniversary Collection here: https://SOV.lnk.to/KISSSoloAlbumsText

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KISS – KISS SOLO ALBUMS  [4LP 180g vinyl]

GENE SIMMONS

SIDE A
1.            Radioactive
2.            Burning Up With Fever
3.            See You Tonite
4.            Tunnel Of Love
5.            True Confessions
SIDE B
6.            Living In Sin
7.            Always Near You/Nowhere To Hide
8.            Man Of 1,000 Faces
9.            Mr. Make Believe
10.          See You In Your Dreams
11.          When You Wish Upon A Star

 

PAUL STANLEY
SIDE A
1.            Tonight You Belong To Me
2.            Move On
3.            Ain’t Quite Right
4.            Wouldn’t You Like To Know Me
5.            Take Me Away (Together As One)
SIDE B
6.            It’s Alright
7.            Hold Me, Touch Me (Think Of Me When We’re Apart)
8.            Love In Chains
9.            Goodbye

ACE FREHLEY
SIDE A
1.            Rip It Out
2.            Speedin’ Back To My Baby
3.            Snow Blind
4.            Ozone
5.            What’s On Your Mind?
SIDE B
6.            New York Groove
7.            I’m In Need Of Love
8.            Wiped-Out
9.            Fractured Mirror
PETER CRISS
SIDE A
1.            I’m Gonna Love You
2.            You Matter To Me
3.            Tossin’ And Turnin’
4.            Don’t You Let Me Down
5.            That’s The Kind Of Sugar Papa Likes
SIDE B
6.            Easy Thing
7.            Rock Me, Baby
8.            Kiss The Girl Goodbye
9.            Hooked On Rock ’N’ Roll
10.         I Can’t Stop The Rain

SUICIDAL TENDENCIES Announces CONVERSE Footwear and Apparel + Reveals New Track

Converse x Suicidal Tendencies Footwear and Apparel Available September 7 via Converse.com
 
Stream New Track “It’s Always Something” Here
 
New Album, STill Cyco Punk After All These Years, out September 7, 2018
Pre-Order: Physical/Merch | iTunes | Amazon
 
 
Heavy music legends SUICIDAL TENDENCIES recently announced the upcoming release of their latest album, STill Cyco Punk After All These Years, out September 7, 2018STill Cyco Punk After All These Years is a re-recording and re-imagining of a Cyco Miko (Mike Muir) solo album recorded in 1995, originally entitled Lost my Brain! (Once Again). The album is an auditory time capsule – afull-on Cyco Punk record taken to a whole new level – featuring legendary drummer Dave Lombardo brutally beating the songs and sound that is made to get your slam on.
In conjunction with the release, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES is pleased to reveal details about their upcoming Converse collaboration. The new Converse x Suicidal Tendencies collection will be available the same date as the new album, September 7, via Converse.com and select retailers. To celebrate, in Converse‘s hometown of Boston, the collection will be available at Bodega Boston, in a pop-up on September 6 from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM and on September 7 from 11:00 AM to 8:00 AM, before the SUICIDAL TENDENCIES show at the House of Blues in Boston.
Vocalist Mike Muir’s relationship with Converse started long before SUICIDAL TENDENCIES“When I was young, I still remember getting my first pair of ‘Chucks’ for my birthday and how stoked I was to wear them to school the next day,” says Muir, reflecting on the iconic sneaker. “It was almost like a rite of passage, the beautiful thing about them is whatever ‘direction’ you were headed, you could go there with your Chucks.
 
Converse x Suicidal Tendencies is a collection of Chuck 70’s and accompanying apparel based on digital and screen-printed graphics in the classic style of Ric Clayton, who designed posters and fliers for the band back in the ’80s. The Chuck 70 HI’s vintage canvas upper features an all-over digital print and the SUICIDAL TENDENCIES leather patch on the lateral side. An Ox version, comes in black with an all over digitally-printed lining. The SUICIDAL TENDENCIES logo is printed on the tongue and heel. Both the Hi and the Ox pair feature two sets of additional laces including a SUICIDAL TENDENCIES printed logo lace.
All apparel, which feature original, screen printed SUICIDAL TENDENCIES artwork, include a woven poplin shirt, two pull over hoodies, a pair of sweatpants, a pair of sweatshorts, one long sleeve tee, and two short sleeve tees.
The footwear will retail for a suggested retail price of $90-$95 USD. Apparel will retail for SRP of $35-$80 USD.
“All these years later, Converse has the same meaning to me,” adds Mike Muir. “Just as young Mike will never forget putting on his first pair of Chucks, I can’t wait to relive that amazing feeling with the new Converse x Suicidal Tendencies, a massively proud moment for the band, our fans and of course me personally!”
 
Photo courtesy of Converse
 
Listen to two re-imagined tracks from STill Cyco Punk After All These Years here:
– “F.U.B.A.R.”: https://youtu.be/qjARi5T_mJI
– “It’s Always Something”, as originally premiered via Full Metal Jackie, featuring footage of Alan Pirie a.k.a. Samurai Guinea Pig airbrushing wall art the Nuthouse STudio: https://youtu.be/1dZZhF0M6bU
STill Cyco Punk After All These Years will be available in digital, CD, opaque purple vinyl (with download card) and opaque gold vinyl (with download card, patch and poster) formats. All merch and physical formats can be pre-ordered via the official webstore, and digital formats can be pre-ordered via iTunes and Amazon. You can also pre-save the album via Spotify, Apple Music and Deezer here: https://ffm.to/stillcycopunk
STill Cyco Punk After All These Years track listing:
1) I Love Destruction
2) F.U.B.A.R.
3) All Kinda Crazy
4) Sippin’ From The Insanitea
5) It’s Always Something
6) Lost My Brain… Once Again
7) Nothin’ To Lose
8) Gonna Be Alright
9 Aint Gonna Get Me
10) All I Ever Get
11) Save A Peace For Me
SUICIDAL TENDENCIES will perform in several cities this coming September and October. See below for all confirmed performance dates:

 

SUICIDAL TENDENCIES North American Tour Dates:
9/7 – Boston, MA @ House of Blues – album release party and anniversary show, playing first album in its entirety! – TICKETS
9/8 – Washington, D.C. @ 9:30 Club – album release party and anniversary show, playing first album in its entirety! – TICKETS
9/16 – Chicago, IL @ Douglas Park – Riot Fest – TICKETS
9/18 – Phoenix, AZ @ The Pressroom – TICKETS
9/19 – Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theater – TICKETS
9/21 – Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey Bar and Grill – TICKETS
9/22 – San Antonio, TX @ The AT&T Center Grounds – Bud Light River City Rockfest – TICKETS
9/23 – Houston, TX @ House of Blues – TICKETS
9/25 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade – Heaven – TICKETS
9/27 – Greensboro, NC @ Cone Denim Entertainment Center – TICKETS
9/28 – Louisville, KY @ Champions Park – Louder Than Life – TICKETS
9/29 – Flint, MI @ The Machine Shop – TICKETS
10/1 – Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue – TICKETS
10/3 – Des Moines, IA @ Wooly’s – TICKETS
10/5 – Denver, CO @ Summit – TICKETS
10/6 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex – TICKETS
10/27 – Huntington Beach, CA @ Huntington State Beach – Surf City Blitz – TICKETS
SUICIDAL TENDENCIES online:
SUICIDAL TENDENCIES is:
Mike Muir – lead vocals
Dean Pleasants – guitars
Dave Lombardo – drums
Ra Díaz – bass
 

THIRD MAN RECORDS ANNOUNCES 12″ VINYL RELEASE OF SLEEP’S “LEAGUES BENEATH”/@StageAE Dec 8

Third Man Records is happy to announce the forthcoming 12″ vinyl release and pre-order period for Sleep‘s sunken treasure of doom, “Leagues Beneath.” On May 23rd the California stoner rock band surprised its legions of freshly-emerged-from-hibernation fans for the second time this year, following the April release ofThe Sciences with a nearly 17 minute single of bonus, deep sea sludge as part of Adult Swim‘s ongoing Singles Program.
For Immediate Release:
August 14, 2018
THIRD MAN RECORDS ANNOUNCES 12″ VINYL
RELEASE OF SLEEP’S “LEAGUES BENEATH”
LIMITED AQUAMARINE VINYL AVAILABLE IN SELECT STORES
BOTH AQUAMARINE AND STANDARD BLACK VINYL

FEATURE B-SIDE ETCHING
IN STORES WORLDWIDE NEXT FRIDAY, AUGUST 24
AND AT THIRD MAN STOREFRONTS
ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 25
PITTSBURGH SHOW DEC 8 @STAGEAE
“A cavernous, slow-burning mass of doomy riffs.”

“A trudging, monolithic record that slowly builds and expands until it consumes you.”
“It’s a voyage.”
The song is a testament to what has made The Sciences such a success: bottomless tone, spacetime-melting riffs and an unparalleled aural experience from start to finish. “Leagues Beneath,” available now for pre-order on black vinyl, features the full 17-minute hadal plunge on the A-side, with a tentacled aquanaut nightmare etching on the B-side.
The song is a testament to what has made The Sciences such a success: bottomless tone, spacetime-melting riffs and an unparalleled aural experience from start to finish. “Leagues Beneath,” available now for pre-order on black vinyl, features the full 17-minute hadal plunge on the A-side, with a tentacled aquanaut nightmare etching on the B-side.
The black vinyl 12″ is officially available at record stores worldwide next Friday, August 24th with select stores (including Third Man Records’ Nashville & Detroit storefronts the following day) carrying the very limited aquamarine special edition (also featuring B-side etching). Contact your favorite local, independent record store for availability, or line up at Third Man the morning of Saturday the 25th to purchase (while supplies last).

Ghost Release Live Double Album Ceremony And Devotion

LINKÖPING, SWEDEN – DECEMBER 8, 2017 – Grammy® Award-winning band Ghost today released a live double-album entitled Ceremony And Devotion.The album was recorded during the band’s critically exalted Popestar tour during the summer of 2017 and documents Ghost’s unforgettable live show in pursuit of becoming the world’s next great arena band. Ceremony And Devotion is available to stream and download now via iTunesSpotifyAmazon, and Google Play.

Watch a new music video for live album track “Absolution” HERE.


Ceremony And Devotion was produced and mixed by Tom Dalgety and features fan favorites spanning the band’s entire catalogue from Opus Eponymous (2010) to Infestissumam (2013) to Meliora (2015) to the Popestar EP (2016). The album will be available physically on double CD and double LP on January 19, 2018. Exclusive, limited edition “translucent tigers eye” colored vinyl and bundles including a lenticular poster, limited edition 8-track, and t-Shirt, will be available exclusively in the Ghost ShopHERE.
Ghost’s most recent studio album, Meliora, and its accompanying EP Popestar, elevated the Swedish rock band into the pantheon of the greatest rock bands on earth and resulted in a Grammy® Award for ‘Best Metal Performance’. Meliora debuted at No. 1 at Independent Retail, No. 2 at Rock, and in the Top 10 on Billboard’s Top 200 Album Chart, selling over a quarter million copies globally. Popestar debuted at the No. 1 position on Billboard’s Top Rock Albums and Hard Rock Albums chart and produced an Active Rock chart topper with “Square Hammer”.
Along the way Ghost have racked up both widespread critical acclaim and adoration from a legion of fans across the globe in a genre stagnated by Nü metal for nearly two decades.
Tracklisting
01 – Square Hammer
02 – From The Pinnacle to the Pit
03 – Con Clavi con Dio
04 – Per Aspera Ad Inferi
05 – Body and Blood
06 – Devil Church
07 – Cirice
08 – Ghuleh
09 – Year Zero
10 – Spöksonat
11 – He Is
12 – Mummy Dust
13 – Absolution
14 – Ritual
15 – Monstrance Clock
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ANTHRAX RELEASE LIMITED EDITION “FOR ALL KINGS 7-INCH BOX SET”

Anthrax are due to release a real collector’s piece to accompany their last LP For All Kings which really showed that the band may have started in 1981 but are very far from slowing down creatively. It is an absolutely stunning collector’s item for any Anthrax fan as this unboxing video will illustrate – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wU3e4hwzBR8&feature=youtu.be There have been band members who have come and gone and come back again with that time period, but on wax and live they are clicking on all cylinders.  Luckily the band will be hitting Pittsburgh next month with Killswitch Engage and The Devil Wears Prada.

What makes the set special are the demo versions of many of the songs from For All Kings.  The raw intensity gives a “live” vibe that production polishing does not allow.  Of course, this might be an acquired taste for some, but true Anthrax fans and collectors will be thrilled.  The nuanced differences take a discerning ear at times, but give a bit of insight into the process of creation, particularly through the instrumentation working in syncopation.  Also, the box set has never released in the U.S tracks that were not readily available previously (Check out“Vice of the People,” the “new-to-the-U.S.” track https://goo.gl/DAqOML), as well as two cover songs, including an unexpected White Stripes tune (so perfect for a thrash make-over it’s sick).

Available exclusively in North America and released in conjunction with the band’s upcoming Spring co-headline tour with Killswitch Engage – “KillThrax” – thrash metal icon ANTHRAX – Frank Bello/bass, Scott Ian/guitar, Joey Belladonna/vocals, Charlie Benante/drums, Jonathan Donais/guitar – announces the release of the limited edition “For All Kings 7-Inch Box Set” (Megaforce Records).  The set goes on sale March 24, will retail for $79.99.

The “For All Kings 7-Inch Box Set” includes a removable lenticular cover and contains 10 7-inch vinyl discs featuring 20 songs – the 11 finished album tracks, two brand new covers (The White Stripes’ “Black Math” and the classic Kansas song “Carry On”), six demos from the FAK track listing, and “Vice of the People,” a bonus track previously released only in Japan and now making its North American vinyl debut.  The original album cover art sketch by Alex Ross is also part of this package, as well as a download card enabling the holder to access the Box Set’s track listing for free.

 

Each 7-inch disc features gorgeous, double-sided four-color artwork designed by Douglas Heusser with additional art by Stephen Thompson, as well as band photos by Jimmy Hubbard.  The tracks are pressed onto different-colored vinyl discs – red, green, blue, maroon, orange, most with a two-color swirl design.

 

“Doing a box set edition of ‘For All Kings’ was something that we’ve always wanted to do,” said Benante, who worked closely with Heusser and Thompson on the box set’s artwork.  “We wanted to do something special, something that was so much more than the original release, and have it be fun for our audience when they open it up, just be floored by the different colored vinyl, the artwork, everything that’s inside.  And we think we’ve done that.”

 

The complete “For All Kings 7-Inch Box Set” track listing is below as are the dates for “KillThrax.”

 

“For All Kings 7-Inch Box Set” track listing:

 

Breathing Lightning (album version)

Breathing Lightning (demo)

 

Monster At The End (album version)

Monster At The End (demo)

 

Suzerain (album version)

Suzerain (demo)

 

Black Math  (White Stripes cover)

Carry On  (Kansas cover)

 

You Gotta Believe  (album version)

For All Kings  (album version)

 

Evil Twin  (album version)

This Battle Chose Us  (album version)

 

All Them Thieves  (album version)

Vice of the People (previously unreleased in North America)

 

Zero Tolerance  (album version)

Zero Tolerance (demo)

 

Blood Eagle Wings  (album version)

Blood Eagle Wings  (demo)

 

Defend Avenge  (album version)

Defend Avenge (demo)

 

 

“KillThrax” Dates:

 

MARCH

29        The Wellmont Theatre, Montclair, NJ *

30        LC Pavilion, Columbus, OH **

31        Arcada Theatre, St. Charles, IL  (Anthrax only)

31        The International, Knoxville, TN  (KsE only)

 

APRIL

1         Little River Casino, Manistee, MI  (Anthrax only)

1         Norva, Norfolk, VA  (KsE only)

3         The Fillmore, Silver Springs, MD *

4         The Dome, Wallingford, CT *

5         Electric Factory, Philadelphia, PA **

7         20 Monroe Live, Grand Rapids, MI *

8         The Fillmore, Detroit, MI **

9         Stage AE, Pittsburgh, PA *

11        The Ritz, Raleigh, NC **

12        Tabernacle, Atlanta, GA **

13        House of Blues, Orlando, FL *

15        Texas Independence Festival, Austin, TX **

16        Boggus Ford Events Center, Pharr, TX **

17        House of Blues, Houston, TX *

18        House of Blues, Dallas, TX  **

20        The Marquee, Phoenix, AZ *

21        Las Rageous, Las Vegas, NV *

22        The Wiltern, Los Angeles, CA **

23        The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA **

25        Showbox SoDo, Seattle, WA *

26        Roseland Theatre, Portland, OR **

28        Fillmore Auditorium, Denver, CO *

29        Sokol Auditorium, Omaha, NE **

30        Midland Theatre, Kansas City, MO *

 

MAY

1         The Pageant, St. Louis, MO **

3         Danforth Music Hall, Toronto, ON  CANADA **

5         Paramount Theatre, Huntington, NY **

6         Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park, NY *

7         House of Blues, Boston, MA *

 

 

* – KsE closes

** Anthrax closes

ANTHRAX ANNOUNCES ITS OWN CRAFT BEER – “WARDANCE”

Band’s Fans Helped Shape The Taste of the Ale
Wardance is a beer you can drink over and over again.  And I have.” – Scott Ian

LOS ANGELES, CA (Wednesday, January 25, 2017) — It’s funny how an offhanded comment can make a dream come true, but that’s exactly what happened with thrash icons Anthrax.
Last year, the members of the band were hanging out at New York’s West Village bar Daddy-O and mentioned to owner Phil Casacelli how they’d love to have their own brand of beer.  Casacelli, a long-time fan of upstate New York’s Butternuts Beer & Ale Brewery, made a call to Chuck Williamson, owner of Butternuts, a metalhead and a long-time Anthrax fan, and everything started to fall into place for what would become Anthrax’s own craft beer, Wardance.  Wardance will be available in stores, bars and restaurants where craft beer is sold in New York State beginning March 27.  Plans are in the works to expand the distribution to other states around the country.
Said Anthrax’s Scott Ian, “I’ve wanted to do our own beer for a long time, it was just finding the right guy to make that a reality.  I am a fan of Butternuts, especially their Porkslap Pale Ale, and when I found out that Chuck was interested in doing a beer with us I immediately said yes.”
“Finding the right taste that all of us loved was really important,” Anthrax’s Charlie Benante explained, “but it was also important that the beer not leave people feeling heavy or filled up afterwards.  The other thing I love about our beer is that it goes really well with a burger.  It’s the one beer to have when you’re having a ‘Wardance.'”
Working closely with Williamson and his partner on the Wardance project, marketing guru David “Rev” Ciancio (who also counts Anthrax as one of his all-time personal favorites), Anthrax’s Ian, Benante, and Frank Bello wanted a distinct flavor for Wardance, one that would fit not only the band members’ personal preferences, but that their fans would enjoy as well.
“I spoke to Chuck and we talked about what we like/don’t like and what I would want from our beer,” added Ian.  “It was simple, a beer that would be very drinkable yet still have flavor.”
They decided on a pale ale style with a special blend of malts and hops to give it a unique flavor, and a “first batch” was brewed.  Williamson and Rev did a tasting with the band on their tour bus parked outside the St. Vitus club the night Anthrax headlined a benefit show there last September for Gilda’s Club NYC.  In addition and unbenownst to the band’s fans, a keg of that “first batch” was poured at the St. Vitus show with Williamson and Rev taking feedback from the fans.  Taking band and fans comments into consideration, Williamson did a little more tinkering in the beer lab with the ale’s recipe, one more Anthrax tasting which received a unanimous thumbs up from the band, and Wardance Pale Ale, available in 12 oz. cans, was inaugurated.
Wardance (5.5% abv) is brewed using a blend of both New York State and North American two-row malt barley and a blend of special malts to add color and depth of flavor.  The hops are sourced through New York State and West Coast growers.  A percent of the hops is added in the boil kettle and a percent post fermentation to create a unique flavor profile that balances the rich flavor and aroma of the specialty malts with the delicate aroma of the select hops.  The result is a recognizable beer with a unique character that sets Wardance apart from other beers out in the market today.
Anthrax will hit the road beginning March 29, co-headlining a 27-date North American tour – Killthrax – with Killswitch Engage, and The Devil Wears Prada as main support.  Dates and more info are here.
L-R:  Charlie Benante, Frank Bello, Scott Ian, Joey Belladonna, Jon Donais
Photo credit: Ignacio Galvez
ABOUT ANTHRAX:
As part of the band’s 35th anniversary year, Anthrax released one of 2016’s most-anticipated metal/thrash albums, For All Kings (February 26/Megaforce in North America/Nuclear Blast internationally), that debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Hard Rock Chart, and #9 on the Top 200, becoming Anthrax’s highest-charting album in more than two decades.  Written by drummer Charlie Benante, bassist Frank Bello and guitarist Scott Ian, the dynamic triumvirate whose unique composition chemistry is, in part, what sets Anthrax’s music apart from other bands’ in the same genre, combined with Joey Belladonna’s breathtaking vocals and the searing guitar leads by newest member Jonathan Donais, it’s no wonder the album and the band’s live shows have consistently received tremendous reviews.
Over its 35-year career, Anthrax has been a pioneering band with its unique style, sound and heavy brand of thrash metal, and, as Metallica’s Kirk Hammett put it, “one can hear their influence on any number of up and coming bands.”  Anthrax has sold in excess of 10-million units, received multiple Gold and Platinum certifications, six Grammy nominations and a host of other accolades from the media, industry and fans.  From the race and genre barriers Anthrax helped break down in 1988 when they collaborated with Public Enemy on “Bring The Noise,” to becoming a card-carrying member of The Big Four – with Metallica, Slayer and Megadeth – as one of the four bands that defined the speed/thrash metal genre, to being the first metal band to have its music heard on Mars when NASA played “Got The Time” to wake up the Mars Rover, Anthrax continues to break ground and innovate.  On December 13, 2016, the Epiphone/Revolver Music Awards presented Anthrax with its first-ever “Innovator Award” to acknowledge the band’s contribution to music.

EYEHATEGOD: Mike IX Williams Update – IX Lives IX Lives For The Sick Benefit Details Announced; Benefit T-Shirt And Posters Available For Sale Online


EYEHATEGOD: Mike IX Williams Update – IX Lives IX Lives For The Sick Benefit Details Announced; Benefit T-Shirt And Posters Available For Sale Online

EYEHATEGOD
frontman Mike IX Williams has successfully undergone a liver transplant, with his new liver producing bile almost right away, an extremely good sign, enough for doctors to downgrade him to the hospital hotel. When reached for an update, the singer in good spirits jokingly replied, “So honestly. I’m procrastinating because I’m waiting to write something introspective and creative blah blah blah, but truth be told and blessed be, I am recovering from massive brutal surgery at a speedy rate and exactly where I want to be! Doctors are happy with my progression. Thanks to everyone who’s donated and contributed. Please continue to spread the word of these benefits, as there is a long road of medical expenses to be accounted for…”
Those wishing to donate directly as well as receive more updates can visit his YouCaring site here: www.youcaring.com/mikeixwilliams-695413.  
The first string of benefit shows was announced earlier. Taking place February 3rd through the 5th in Williams’ hometown of New Orleans, the events will take place at Siberia and Poor Boys, with artists such as Superjoint, Crowbar, Goatwhore, Thou, Child Bite, Flesh Parade, Classhole, solo sets by Jimmy Bower and Bruce Lamont as well as EYEHATEGOD with special guest singers plus many other bands. For tickets and full details, please visit: http://holdmyticket.com/event/264970.

Nate Burns of Revolting Worship designed the official benefit admat. Posters will be available at the show for sale as well as a few signed by all the bands and raffled off with all proceeds going to Williams. Burns comments, “It was an absolute honor to contribute art to this incredible event as a thank you to Mike IX Williams and EYEHATEGOD whom have played a pivotal role in exposing me to the music and visual art that has inspired me in my own creative endeavors for years.”
Cleveland-based merchandising company, IndieMerch, has kindly set up a webpage where Burns’ art poster and T-shirt can be purchased, again with all proceeds going directly to Williams. Karim Peter, IndieMerch artist relations, commented, “Mike has been breaking ground in extreme music for as long as any of us here have been involved in the scene. It has been inspiring to see the friends and fans he has gathered in the past twenty-five-plus years come together behind him in his time of need and we’re honored to be involved in aiding with the cause. We wish Mike a speedy recovery so he can return to his life and his art.”
The poster and shirts can be purchased here:
Other items to be raffled off at the New Orleans events include an Orange Micro Dark amp and O-Edition headphones, EYEHATEGOD test pressings, Mike IX related memorabilia and more.
Other benefit shows are being worked on and will be announced soon. Visit www.facebook.com/OfficialEyeHateGod for all up to date information.
#IXLivesIXLives
#LiverLoverIX

NIGHT RANGER’ “35 Years and a Night in Chicago” Available Now

NIGHT RANGER’ “35 Years and a Night in Chicago” Available Now on Frontiers Music Srl
“I can not stress enough: go and see this band live, be it your first or 20th time. They truly are one of THE best live bands out there today.”
-Shockwave Magazine-
“Some tunes are heavy, with Brad Gillis blazing on guitars, but Night Ranger always knew how to pull in the ladies with those ballads, several of which feature Kelly Keagy‘s soulful vocals.”
-Screamer Magazine
:Definitely something to add to the collection for any Night Ranger fan”
-Screamer Magazine-

Out December 2nd via Frontiers Music Srl
Celebrating the launch of the bands 35th anniversary, more than 17 million albums sold worldwide, over 3000 live shows performed, NIGHT RANGER continues to rock with the release of “35 Years And A Night in Chicago.”  The release is available in 2CD/DVD, Blu-Ray and MP3 (audio only) formats.

This amazing performance is out now and can be ordered and streamed here: http://radi.al/NightRangerLive or at the below links:
NIGHT RANGER has both epitomized and transcended the arena rock sound and style of that era and beyond, with songs that have significantly impacted popular culture and continue expanding their ever-growing fan-base. NIGHT RANGER is proof that powerful songs, plus accomplished musicians is the perfect formula for continued success.
NIGHT RANGER has earned widespread acclaim multi-platinum and gold album status while leaving their indelible mark on the music charts with a string of best-selling albums (Dawn Patrol, Midnight Madness, 7 Wishes, Big Life and Man In Motion), its popularity fueled by an impressive string of instantly recognizable hit singles and signature album tracks. Producing legendary hits such as “Sister Christian”, “Don’t Tell Me You Love Me”, “When You Close Your Eyes” the anthemic “(You Can Still) Rock In America”, along with “Sentimental Street”, “Goodbye”, “Sing Me Away”, “Four in the Morning” and more. The band was also one the first big “video” bands, with over ten number one videos on MTV.
Over the years, the band’s music has made notable contributions to and has been featured in many different areas of media and popular culture. NIGHT RANGER‘s songs can be heard in TV Shows; The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, American Dad, Glee, Grey’s Anatomy, Parks & Recreation; Rock Band, Guitar Hero and Grand Theft Auto, video games; Rock of Ages hit Broadway musical and feature film; the Oscar-Nominated film Boogie Nights, Friday the 13th, Teachers, Sixteen Candles, The Secret of My Success; JBL’s “Hear The Truth” brand campaign; and many more!
NIGHT RANGER is Jack Blades (bass, vocals), Kelly Keagy (drums, vocals), Brad Gillis (lead & rhythm guitars), Eric Levy (keyboards) and Keri Kelli (lead & rhythm guitars).
TRACK LISTING
1. Intro
2. Touch Of Madness
3. Sing Me Away
4. Four In The Morning
5. Growing Up In California
6. Rumors In The Air
7. Secret Of My Success
8. Sentimental Street
9. High Road
10. Eddie’s Comin’ Out Tonight
11. Goodbye
12. Day & Night
13. Night Ranger
14. When You Close Your Eyes
15. Don’t Tell Me You Love me
16. Penny
17. Sister Christian
18. (You Can Still) Rock In America
19. 7 Wishes
2 CD + DVD digipak:
CD 1:
1. Intro
2. Touch Of Madness
3. Sing Me Away
4. Four In The Morning
5. Growing Up In California
6. Rumors In The Air
7. Secret Of My Success
8. Sentimental Street
9. High Road
10. Eddie’s Comin’ Out Tonight
CD 2:
1. Goodbye
2. Day & Night
3. Night Ranger
4. When You Close Your Eyes
5. Don’t Tell Me You Love Me
6. Penny
7. Sister Christian
8. (You Can Still) Rock In America
9. 7 Wishes
DVD
1. Intro
2. Touch Of Madness
3. Sing Me Away
4. Four In The Morning
5. Growing Up In California
6. Rumors In The Air
7. Secret Of My Success
8. Sentimental Street
9. High Road
10. Eddie’s Comin’ Out Tonight
11. Goodbye
12. Day & Night
13. Night Ranger
14. When You Close Your Eyes
15. Don’t Tell Me You Love me
16. Penny
17. Sister Christian
18. (You Can Still) Rock In America
19. 7 Wishes
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The Who release My Generation Super Deluxe Edition (5CD Box Set)

“Hope I die before I get old…”

THE WHO – MY GENERATION

Super Deluxe Edition featuring unreleased songs, demos, mixes, remasters, new notes from Pete Townshend, 80-page book, rare memorabilia and much more

5CD Box Set Digital Release Date ­– November 18, 2016
Physical Release Date – December 9, 2016 (New Release Date!)

3 x LP* and 2 x LP* E-Commerce Exclusive Will Be Released February 10*

In the half century since its release, The Who’s debut album My Generation hasn’t lost any of its raw, visceral power and still stands as the ultimate musical declaration of teenage rebellion. The title track alone has been covered innumerable times by the likes of Oasis, Green Day, Patti Smith, Billy Joel, Alice Cooper and Iron Maiden amongst many more.

Back in 1965, the band was considered to be so dangerous that the tailors tasked with turning a Union Jack into a pop art mod jacket for the cover feared that they would be jailed for desecration of the nation’s flag.

The Who’s surly demeanour that day in 1965 at Surrey Docks and the brazen appropriation of the symbol of state is the best advert possible for My Generation. It’s an album that sounds like it looks: terse, confrontational and full of youthful angst and energy.

Brunswick Records first issued My Generation in the UK in December 1965, and later in the U.S. under the title The Who Sings My Generation in April 1966, and was produced by Shel Talmy who shot to fame with his work with The Kinks, a group that the teenage Pete Townshend admired greatly.

During a break in touring in 2015 Pete Townshend discovered tapes in his audio archive featuring previously unheard demos for the album which also included three totally unreleased songs that The Who hadn’t ever revisited The Girls I Could Have Had,” “As Children We Grew” and “My Own Love.”

The spectacular 79-track, five-disc super-deluxe edition of My Generation features these unheard songs as well as unreleased demos, unreleased alternate mixes, new remasters and a stereo remix which was created using new overdubs from Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend. For this mix Townshend used the same exact guitars and amps as the original album with Roger using same type of microphone.

The super-deluxe edition also features a stunning 80-page color book with many rare and unseen period photos, candid and insightful new notes from Pete Townshend and period memorabilia.

Of the super-deluxe box set Pete Townshend commented Gathering these demos for this collection has been enjoyable; it’s wonderful for me to have these tapes made fifty-two years ago to listen to. I hope you enjoy them. They have a naiveté and innocence, a simplicity and directness, and an ingenuousness that reveals me as a young man struggling to keep up with the more mature and developed men around me. What an incredible group of strong, talented, young and engaging men they were!”

MY GENERATION SUPER-DELUXE Audio details:

  CD1: Original album (mono mixes)  

  • Originally released 1965
  • Re-mastered 2016

  CD2: Original album (new stereo mixes)  

  • Previously unreleased on CD or vinyl. Released on iTunes 2014.
  • Remixed by the band in 2014 – Pete Townshend used the exactly same guitars and amps as the original album and Roger used the same type of microphone.
  • Recorded at Pete Townshend’s home studio and Yellowfish Studio.

  CD3: Mono mixes – bonus tracks  

  • Tracks 1–12 originally released 1965-1966. Reissued 2002.
  • Tracks 13-23 remixed in 2000, previously unreleased
  • Re-mastered 2016

  CD4: Stereo mixes – bonus tracks  

  • Tracks 1-17 previously unreleased on CD or vinyl. Released on iTunes 2014.
  • Tracks 18-21 previously unreleased.
  • Re-mastered 2016

  CD5: The Demos  

  • Track 1 previously released as 45 rpm flexi-disc with the Maximum R&B book (re-mastered 2016)
  • Tracks 2, 4, 6, 7, 8, & 11 previously unreleased demo versions
  • Tracks 3, 5, & 9 previously unreleased songs – “The Girls I Could Have Had,” “As Children We Grew,”“My Own Love”
  • Track 10 previously released on ‘Scoop’ (re-mastered 2016)

MY GENERATION SUPER-DELUXE Feature details:

  • Stunning 80-page color book with many rare and unseen period photos and memorabilia.
  • Candid and insightful new notes from Pete Townshend illustrating the genesis of the demos and creative process.
  • New essay by acclaimed music writer Mark Blake with additional track annotation by Who biographer Andy Neill.
  • Six replica inserts
  • Flyer for The Who’s Tuesday night residency at the Marquee Club 1965.
  • Membership card to the Scene Club in Ham Yard. 
  • Calling card for The Who’s management New Action Ltd. with a photo of the group
  • Admission card to recording of Ready Steady Go! at Redifusion TV Studios.
  • 20″ x 30″ poster from 1966 gig.
  • 20″ x 30″ poster of a gig at the Goldhawk Social Club.
  • Hardback 12 x 12 album size slipcase.

MY GENERATION SUPER-DELUXE Track listing:
(NEW) Physical 5CD Box Set Will Be Released December 9, 2016
Digital Release Date ­– November 18, 2016

 

CD1: Original album (mono mixes)

  1. Out In The Street
  2. I Don’t Mind
  3. The Good’s Gone
  4. La-La-La Lies
  5. Much Too Much
  6. My Generation
  7. The Kids Are Alright
  8. Please, Please, Please
  9. It’s Not True
  10. I’m A Man
  11. A Legal Matter
  12. The Ox

CD2: Original album (new stereo mixes)

  1. Out In The Street
  2. I Don’t Mind
  3. The Good’s Gone
  4. La-La-La Lies
  5. Much Too Much
  6. My Generation
  7. The Kids Are Alright
  8. Please, Please, Please
  9. It’s Not True
  10. I’m A Man
  11. A Legal Matter
  12. The Ox

CD3: Mono mixes – bonus tracks

  1. I Can’t Explain
  2. Bald Headed Woman
  3. Daddy Rolling Stone
  4. Leaving Here
  5. Lubie, Come Back Home
  6. Shout And Shimmy
  7. (Love Is Like A) Heatwave
  8. Motoring
  9. Anytime You Want Me
  10. Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere
  11. Instant Party Mixture
  12. Circles
  13. Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere (French EP Mix)
  14. Out In the Street (Alt guitar break)
  15. Out In the Street (Alt early vocal)
  16. I Don’t Mind (Full Length)
  17. The Good’s Gone (Full Length)
  18. My Generation (Alt version)
  19. I’m A Man (V2 – Early vocal)
  20. Daddy Rolling Stone (alt. take)
  21. Lubie (Alt Mix)
  22. Shout And Shimmy (Alt mix)
  23. Circles (Alt Mix)

CD4: Stereo mixes – bonus tracks

  1. Out In The Street (Alt – Take 1)
  2. I Don’t Mind (Full Length Version)
  3. The Good’s Gone (Full Length Version)
  4. My Generation (Instrumental Version)
  5. The Kids Are Alright (Alt – Take 1)
  6. I Can’t Explain
  7. Bald Headed Woman
  8. Daddy Rolling Stone
  9. Daddy Rolling Stone (Alt version)
  10. Leaving Here
  11. Lubie, Come Back Home
  12. Shout And Shimmy
  13. (Love Is Like A) Heatwave
  14. Motoring
  15. Anytime You Want Me
  16. Instant Party Mixture
  17. Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere
  18. Circles (New Mix)
  19. Daddy Rolling Stone (Alt Take B – New Mix)
  20. Out In The Street (Alt Take 2)
  21. I’m A Man (Alt – New Mix)

CD5: The Demos

  1. My Generation (V 3)
  2. My Generation (V 2 – fragment)
  3. The Girls I Could’ve Had
  4. It’s Not True
  5. As Children We Grew
  6. Legal Matter
  7. Sunrise (V 1)
  8. Much Too Much
  9. My Own Love
  10. La-La-La- Lies
  11. The Good’s Gone

 

 

MY GENERATION 3LP SET Track listing

 

Release date – February 10, 2017

Disc One: Original LP – Mono mixes

Side 1

  1. Out In The Street
  2. I Don’t Mind
  3. The Good’s Gone
  4. La-La-La Lies
  5. Much Too Much
  6. My Generation

Side 2

  1. The Kids Are Alright
  2. Please, Please, Please
  3. It’s Not True
  4. I’m A Man
  5. A Legal Matter
  6. The Ox

 

Disc Two; Mono bonus tracks

Side 1

  1. I Can’t Explain
  2. Bald Headed Woman
  3. Daddy Rolling Stone
  4. Leaving Here
  5. Lubie, Come Back Home
  6. Shout And Shimmy

Side 2

  1. (Love Is Like A) Heatwave
  2. Motoring
  3. Anytime You Want Me
  4. Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere
  5. Instant Party Mixture
  6. Circles

 

Disc Three; Demos

Side 1

  1. My Generation (V 3)
  2. My Generation (V 2 – fragment)
  3. The Girls I Could’ve Had
  4. It’s Not True
  5. As Children We Grew
  6. Legal Matter

Side 2

  1. Sunrise (V 1)
  2. Much Too Much
  3. My Own Love
  4. La-La-La- Lies
  5. The Good’s Gone

 

MY GENERATION 2LP SET E-COMMERCE EXCLUSIVE Track listing:
Release date – February 10, 2017

 

Disc One – Original LP (Stereo Mixes)

Side 1

  1. Out In The Street
  2. I Don’t Mind
  3. The Good’s Gone
  4. La-La-La Lies
  5. Much Too Much
  6. My Generation

Side 2

  1. The Kids Are Alright
  2. Please, Please, Please
  3. It’s Not True
  4. I’m A Man
  5. A Legal Matter
  6. The Ox

Disc Two – Stereo bonus tracks

Side 1

  1. In The Street (Alt Take 1)
  2. I Don’t Mind (Full Length Version)
  3. The Good’s Gone (Full Length Version)
  4. My Generation (Instrumental Version)
  5. The Kids Are Alright (Alt Take 1)
  6. I Can’t Explain
  7. Daddy Rolling Stone
  8. Leaving Here

Side 2

  1. Lubie, Come Back Home
  2. Shout And Shimmy
  3. (Love Is Like A) Heatwave
  4. Motoring
  5. Anytime You Want Me
  6. Instant Party Mixture
  7. Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere
  8. Circles (New Mix)

5CD Super Deluxe Edition: https://UMe.lnk.to/MyGenerationSDE
3LP Vinyl (Mono): https://UMe.lnk.to/MyGeneration3LP
2LP Vinyl E-Commerce Exclusive (Stereo Mix): https://UMe.lnk.to/MyGeneration2LP

Superjoint release “Caught Up In The Gears Of Application”

dsc_6635SUPERJOINT was resurrected in 2015 after the original band broke up a decade earlier. At the behest of the late Corey Mitchell, co-founder of The Housecore Horror Film Festival, SUPERJOINT founders Philip H. Anselmo (Down, Pantera, Scour, Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals, Arson Anthem et al), Jimmy Bower (Down, Eyehategod), and Kevin Bond (Christ Inversion, Artimus Pyledriver et al) joined forces with longtime comrades, drummer José “Blue” Gonzalez (Warbeast, Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals) and bassist Stephen Taylor (Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals, Woven Hand, 16 Horse Power). A new era of the band was born.

Consequently, the band members found true joy in playing together again. After just two tours, new material followed culminating in the scathing sounds of Caught Up In The Gears Of Application. “The minute we started writing, I knew this record would be brutal,” reflects Bower. “Sticking to our true hardcore roots and signature SUPERJOINT sound, we accomplished a record that needed to happen in today’s underground. It’s pissed off! After being on hiatus for eleven-plus years, the chance at a new SUPERJOINT record wasn’t something we took lightly. With newcomers Steven and Joey, we were psyched and eager to get in the Lair and start writing and after two tours with the new lineup, we were able to hit the writing hard! Didn’t take long to accomplish, and we stood and smirked at the playback of what would be the new SUPERJOINT record. With songs like ‘Receiving No Answer To The Knock’ and ‘Sociopathic Herd Delusion’ we had everything to smirk about! This record brings our viscous style of hardcore back to life. Pissed off with everything to prove, SUPERJOINT is back!”

Adds Anselmo of the offering, ““The overall theme means many things, or no things, but there is an underlying message regardless, about how modern technology — computers and all that comes with them, mainly — has affected our lives. As a musician, it has affected my life both negatively (music being stolen) and positively (being in touch with fellow musicians around the world and staying visible). But when looking at the broader spectrum, computer-land has given everyday people a platform in which to bellow like carnival barkers about anything and everything, humdrum or political, whether qualified or not, some with good intentions, some with disingenuous intentions, and some with ideas that lay somewhere in the middle, creating a mishmash of results.”

 

Preorders bundles for SUPERJOINT’s Caught Up In The Gears Of Application are available via Housecore at THIS LOCATION. For digital preorders, point your browser HERE or HERE.

SUPERJOINT will bring their venom to the stage for their official record release show on November 12th, 2016 in Dallas, their only US appearance of the year. Tickets are on sale now!

SUPERJOINT


SUPERJOINT:

11/12/2016 Gas Monkey Live! – Dallas, TX w/ Tombs, Warbeast, Wolvhammer, Protest [tickets]

 

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DEFTONES PARTNER WITH SAN DIEGO BREWERY BELCHING BEAVER TO CREATE NEW BEER

PHANTOM BRIDE IPA WILL BE AVAILABLE TO RETAILERS AND CONSUMERS ON OCTOBER 3RD
 
 

September 29th, 2016 – (Burbank, CA) – Deftones have announced that they have partnered with San Diego’sBelching Beaver Brewery to create a new beer called Phantom Bride IPA – a hoppy West Coast style India Pale Ale loaded up with Mosaic, Amarillo, Simcoe, and Citra hops, all handpicked by Deftones frontman,Chino Moreno.
“Really excited to see our Phantom Bride IPA hit the shelves. As a huge beer connoisseur it was a privilege collaborating with Belching Beaver on the flavor profiles and coming out with a beer that I would put right up with any of my favorites. Good stuff!” –Chino.
The beer ships from the brewery to distribution outlets in Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Hawaii, and California today and will be available to retailers and consumers where all great craft beer is sold, including BevMo!, on October 3rd. Phantom Bride IPA will be available on draft and in 22-oz. bottles. It is brewed and bottled by Belching Beaver Brewery, Vista or Oceanside, California. San Diego County.
The beer is named after the multiplatinum, Grammy Award-winning alt-rock band’s latest single “Phantom Bride,” from their current album Gore, which is currently Top 10 at Rock Radio.
Lucky fans in the Fullerton, CA area will get a chance to taste the Phantom Bride IPA on tap for a limited time at a special kick-off event 10/5 starting at 8pm!
When: October 5th
Where: Slidebar
122 E Commonwealth Ave
Fullerton, CA 92832
Time: 8pm
*band not present
Deftones is vocalist/guitarist Chino Moreno, guitarist Stephen Carpenter, keyboardist/samplist Frank Delgado, drummer Abe Cunningham and bassist Sergio Vega.

Grammy® Winners Ghost Announce New EP, Popestar – Available Everywhere Today On CD, Vinyl, And Digital

WATCH THE MUSIC VIDEO FOR NEW SONG “SQUARE HAMMER”
41-CITY U.S. HEADLINING TOUR KICKS OFF TONIGHT
 
Ghost – Square Hammer
LINKÖPING, SWEDEN- SEPTEMBER 16, 2016 – Grammy® Award-winning band Ghost have declared the arrival of a new EP entitled Popestar, available today online and in record stores on CD, vinyl, and digital via Loma Vista Recordings. The surprise five-track offering features leading psalm “Square Hammer”, a new original track which was debuted earlier in the week on Sirius XM’s OCTANE as part of a week long global rollout. The EP also contains interpretations of selections by Echo and the Bunnymen, Simian Mobile Disco, Eurythmics, and Imperiet. Popestar was recorded by Papa Emeritus III and his nameless ghouls in Linköping, Sweden and produced by Tom Dalgety (Pixies, Royal Blood, Opeth). To purchase Popestar now, click HERE.
Additionally, today Ghost have released a Deluxe Version of Meliora, their acclaimed 2015 Grammy®Award-winning album. Meliora Deluxe contains the Popestar EP as a bonus disc (CD or LP or digital). To purchase Meliora Deluxe, click HERE.
Ghost have released a music video for “Square Hammer”, directed by Zev Deans. To watch the harrowing clip now, click HERE.
The arrival of the Popestar EP coincides with the launch of the band’s 41-city U.S. headliningPopestar Tour which kicks off tonight in Rochester, NY. Tickets purchased for certain shows will include a digital download of the Popestar EP. See below for a complete list of rituals and for more information on upcoming dates, visit www.ghost-official.com.
Ghost were awarded a Grammy® earlier this year for ‘Best Metal Performance’. Their most recent album Meliora was released on August 21, 2015 and debuted at No. 1 at Independent Retail, No. 2 at Rock, and in the Top 10 (#8) on Billboard’s Top 200 Album Chart. The band capped off a landmark 2015 with their late night television debut on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert’s Halloween show on CBS with a rousing performance of their offering “Cirice”, which reached No. 3 at radio at Active Rock and Mainstream Rock.
Popestar Track Listing
1. Square Hammer
2. Nocturnal Me  (Echo And The Bunnymen cover)
3. I Believe  (Simian Mobile Disco cover)
4. Missionary Man (Eurythmics cover)
5. Bible (Imperiet cover)
Popestar U.S. Tour
September 16 – Rochester, NY – The Armory
September 19 – Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE
September 21 – Cleveland, OH – Masonic Auditorium
September 23 – Memphis, TN – Minglewood Hall
September 27 – Tulsa, OK – Brady Theater
September 28 – St. Louis, MO – The Pageant
September 30 – Kansas City, MO – Arvest Bank at Midland Theatre
October 1 – Madison, WI – Sonic Boom Festival
October 2 – Louisville, KY – Louder Than Life
October 3 – Detroit, MI – The Fillmore
October 4 – Kalamazoo, MI – Kalamazoo State Theatre
October 5 – Cedar Rapids, IA – Paramount Theatre
October 7 – Denver, CO – Paramount Theatre
October 8 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
October 9 – Missoula, MT – The Wilma Theatre
October 11 – Calgary, AB – MacEwan Hall
October 13 – Vancouver, BC – The Vogue Theater
October 14 – Seattle, WA – The Moore Theater
October 15 – Eugene, OR – McDonald Theater
October 16 – Portland, OR – The Rosalind Theater
October 18 – Riverside, CA – Riverside Municipal Auditorium
October 20 – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern
October 21 – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern
October 22 – Las Vegas, NV – The Brooklyn Bowl
October 25 – Phoenix, AZ – Comerica Theatre
October 27 – Lubbock, TX – City Bank Auditorium
October 28 – San Antonio, TX – The Aztec Theater
October 31 – Little Rock, AR – Metroplex
November 2 – Orlando, FL – The Hard Rock
November 3 – Miami Beach, FL – Fillmore Miami Beach
November 4 – Jacksonville, FL – The Florida Theatre
November 5 – Charlotte, NC – The Fillmore
November 7 Raleigh, NC – The Ritz
November 9 – Toronto, ON – Queen Elizabeth Theatre
November 11 – Montreal, QC – Metropolis
November 12 – Brooklyn, NY – Kings Theatre
# # #
 

PG.LOST Swedish Instrumentalists Stream Versus Full-Length At Decibel; Record To Drop This Friday Via Pelagic + European Dates Supporting Alcest And Mono Confirmed


“At seven songs, Versus runs the gamut from calm and serene to thunderous and powerful, hitting every point in between.” — Decibel

Long-running Swedish post-rock collective PG.LOST will unveil the breathtaking sounds of their fifth full-length, Versus, this Friday via Pelagic Records. A true post-rock masterwork, Versus is brimming with melancholic depth, emotional heaviness, and catchy musical ideas delivered as one in an incredible mass of sound. It’s sometimes easy to forget that there are only four people creating these vast orchestral landscapes.

In advance of its release, today Decibel Magazine is streaming the offering in its entirety noting, “The Swedish instrumentalists have an ear for creating soundscapes that serve as epic listening experiences, and with Versus, PG.LOST makes it clear that their new album is no exception. At seven songs, Versus runs the gamut from calm and serene to thunderous and powerful, hitting every point in between.”

Comments the band, “With a few albums, in hindsight we can proudly say that we’ve achieved something special with Versus and maybe for the first time in ten years we’ve created an album that sonically sounds the way we wanted it to. It’s not the typical post-rock trip but instead it’s a full-bodied intense journey with our recipe of growling bass, heavy drums and wide guitars – but this time surrounded with an electric atmosphere.”

Hear the swelling sounds of PG.LOST’s Versus at THIS LOCATION.

In related news, PG.LOST will support Alcest on Mono on select dates of their their European co-headlining tour. See all confirmed PG.LOST shows below.

PG. LOST w/ Alcest, Mono:
11/18/2016 VK – Brussels, BE
11/19/2016 013 – Tilburg, NL
11/20/2016 P60 – Amstelveen, NL
11/21/2016 Uebel & Gefahrlich – Hamburg, DE
11/22/2016 Lille Vega – Copenhagen, DK
11/23/2016 Pustervik – Gothenburg, SE
11/24/2016 Parkteatret – Oslo, NO
11/25/2016 Debaser Strand – Stockholm, SE
11/26/2016 KB – Malmo, SE
11/27/2016 Binuu – Berlin, DE
11/28/2016 B90 – Gdansk , PL
11/29/2016 Firlej – Wroclaw, PL
11/30/2016 Szene – Vienna, AT
12/01/2016 Durer Kert – Budapest, HU
12/02/2016 Tabacka – Kosice, SK
12/03/2016 Rockstadt – Brasov, RO
 
Versus will be available on September 16th, 2016 via Pelagic Records on CD and 2xLP in a gatefold sleeve, printed on uncoated paper with limited edition colored vinyl available. Preorders are available now. For CD, visit THIS LOCATION, for 2xLP go HERE, and 2xLP + T-shirt bundle HERE. Fans of Mono, Explosions In The Sky, Mogwai, Cult Of Luna, EF, Caspian, and Russian Circles pay heed.

Said Echoes And Dust of the offering,Versus is a real gem of an album. There are so many facets to behold, to analyze, and to appreciate. Sometimes it is a sluggish and lumbering beast of a track with slow riffs and heavy tones. Other times, it’s got a driving beat behind it, flirting with post-metal territory. My favorite times are the cinematic passages of electronica-lead calmness, like it was a bonus track from the ‘It Follows’ soundtrack.” In a 9.5/10 review Progressive Music Planet gushes, “Where have you been all my life, PG.LOST?… Too often I think I’ve heard everything but then an album like Versus comes along and shakes me. This is how to make powerful instrumental music.Versus is without a doubt one of the better albums of 2016.” Adds South China Morning Post, “Much like sonic peers Mogwai and Explosions In The Sky, PG.LOST create haunting soundscapes through the rise and fall of dense percussion and intricate guitar play, and while they have some­times lost their way, here they have achieved a harmonious balance.”

The sound of PG.LOST is throbbing with great melancholy, but there’s also a certain element of dirty rock ‘n’ roll found deep within, as in the crushingly heavy closing section of monumental opening track “Ikaros,” in the distorted bass line kicking off the second movement, “Off The Beaten Path,” or in the huge roomy drum sound in general.

The band bought their own studio just before the recordings of Versus, which made the recording process both easier and more difficult. “It’s easy to play around too much when you don’t have studio time that is costing money,” comments guitarist Gustav Almberg. Additionally, the effect-saturated vocals, which were a trademark on previous PG.LOST releases, have disappeared on Versus, and given way to more keys and synths. “Kristian was in the middle of heavy touring with Cult Of Luna playing keys every day during that time, so he had a lot of synth-based ideas for songs. I guess this has helped us to take the band into a bit of a new direction sound wise.”

Allegaeon premieres full band play-through for new track, “Subdivisions” (Rush cover), via MetalInjection.net

On September 23rd, melodic death metal outfit Allegaeon will be releasing their fourth full-length, Proponent for Sentience, via Metal Blade Records. Today, the band has launched a full band play-through for the new album track, “Subdivisions” – an epic cover version of the Rush classic! To watch the video, please visit: metalinjection.net

For another preview of Proponent for Sentience, please visit:allegaeon.bandcamp.com – where the first single, “Gray Matter Mechanics – Appassionata Ex Machinea”, is streaming and a full band play-through of “Gray Matter Mechanics” can be seen. Additionally, fans can watch an acoustic performance of “Appassionata Ex Machinea” by Greg Burgess (guitar) on Allegaeon‘s YouTube: youtube.com

Proponent for Sentience can be pre-ordered now at:metalblade.com/allegaeon – where the band play-through for the new track, “Proponent For Sentience III – The Extermination”, can also be viewed with guest appearances by Soilwork‘s Bjorn “Speed” Strid (vocals) and Scar Symmetry/ex-Bloodshot Dawn‘s Benjamin Ellis (guitar). See below for format details:
–CD
–180g Black 2LP
–Marbled Violet 2LP (limited to 200 copies!)
*Exclusive t-shirts, plus a special collector’s bundle (8-string Legator guitar + CD + 2LP + t-shirt + t-shirt) are also available now!

Produced by Dave Otero (Cattle Decapitation), Proponent for Sentience is a musically complex, intelligent, and absorbing concept record that can rightfully sit alongside the true greats of the medium. With a lyrical arc rooted in science-fiction yet uncomfortably encroaching upon the reality of the present, it captures the Fort Collins, Colorado natives at their most ambitious and accomplished, pushing the boundaries even further than on their three previous critically acclaimed full-lengths. See below for the official track-listing!

Proponent for Sentience track-listing
1. Proponent for Sentience I – The Conception
2. All Hail Science
3. From Nothing
4. Gray Matter Mechanics – Apassionata Ex Machinea
5. Of Mind and Matrix
6. Proponent for Sentience II – The Algorithm
7. Demons of an Intricate Design
8. Terrathaw and the Quake
9. Cognitive Computations
10. The Arbiters
11. Proponent for Sentience III – The Extermination
12. Subdivisions

In support of Proponent for Sentience, Allegaeon will join Max & Iggor Cavalera Return To Roots, The Black Dahlia Murder, Combichrist, All Hail The Yeti, and Oni for a North American tour this September/October. See below for all upcoming dates!

Allegaeon tour dates
w/ Max & Iggor Cavalera Return To Roots, The Black Dahlia Murder, Combichrist, All Hail The Yeti, Oni

Sept. 12 – Las Vegas, NV – LVCS
Sept. 13 – Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theater
Sept. 15 – Nashville, TN – Exit / In
Sept. 16 – Louisville, KY – Diamond Concert Hall
Sept. 17 – Rochester, NY – Montage Music Hall
Sept. 19 – Knoxville, TN – The Concourse
Sept. 20 – Athens, GA – Georgia Theater
Sept. 22 – Oklahoma City, OK – Diamond Ballroom
Sept. 24 – San Bernardino, CA – Ozzfest Meets Knotfest *
Oct. 10 – Ottawa, ON – Mavericks #
Oct. 11 – Toronto, ON – Opera House #
Oct. 12 – Montreal, QC – Les Foufounes #
*=Allegaeon only
#=Max & Iggor Cavalera Return To Roots, The Black Dahlia Murder,Allegaeon only

Allegaeon line-up:
Riley McShane – vocals
Greg Burgess – guitar
Michael Stancel – guitar
Corey Archuleta – bass
Brandon Park – drums

Allegaeon online:
http://www.facebook.com/allegaeon
http://www.youtube.com/ALLEGAEON
http://twitter.com/allegaeon
http://instagram.com/allegaeonofficial

My Chemical Romance ‘The Black Parade/Living With Ghosts’ 10 Year Anniversary Edition Out September 23, Pre-Order Available Now

REISSUE MARKS 10-YEAR-ANNIVERSARY OF BAND’S ICONIC ALBUM AND INCLUDES 11 DEMOS AND OUTTAKES FROM THE ORIGINAL RECORDING SESSIONS
DIGITAL AND PHYSICAL VERSIONS ARE AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER NOW AT ALL DSPs AND BAND’S WEBSTORE
July 29th, 2016 – (Burbank, CA) – Warner Bros. Records will release My Chemical Romance‘s The Black Parade / Living With Ghosts (The 10th Anniversary Edition) on September 23rd, 2016.
The set contains a reissue of My Chemical Romance’s double-platinum, genre-defining album The Black Parade, which was originally released by Reprise in October 2006, and features the band’s multiplatinum hit “Welcome To The Black Parade.” The new edition also includes 11 previously unreleased demos and outtakes from the original recording session with producer Rob Cavallo. Among them are “The Five of Us Are Dying,” an early version of “Welcome To The Black Parade,” and demos of the album tracks “Mama,” “Disenchanted,” and two versions of “House of Wolves.” Five tracks, “Party At The End Of The World,” “My Way Home Is Through You,” “Not That Kind of Girl,” “Emily,” and “All The Angels,” have never been released in any form.
Digital and physical versions of The Black Parade / Living With Ghosts are available for pre-order as of today via all DSPs and at the band’s webstore at http://mychemicalromance.warnerbrosrecords.com/. Those who pre-order will receive and instant download of “The Five Of Us Are Dying,” which is also available for streaming and purchase.
The track-listing for The Black Parade / Living With Ghosts is as follows:
The End
Dead!
This Is How I Disappear
The Sharpest Lives
Welcome to the Black Parade
I Don’t Love You
House of Wolves
Cancer
Mama
Sleep
Teenagers
Disenchanted
Famous Last Words
The Five of Us Are Dying (rough mix)*
Kill All Your Friends (live demo)
Party At The End Of The World (live demo)
Mama (live demo)
My Way Home Is Through You (live demo)
Not That Kind Of Girl (live demo)
House of Wolves, Version 1 (live demo)
House of Wolves, Version 2 (live demo)
Emily (rough mix)*
Disenchanted (live demo)
All The Angels (live demo)

Get Cool with TWIZTID this Summer – Official Sodas Now Available

Pepsi-Cola, Coca-Cola, Royal Crown…we’re gonna hypnotize ’em, murderize, then knock ’em down… All other mainstream sodas better watch out, because the underground now has its own soda pop – new TWIZTID sodas are here! After teasing the drinks for the past few months, the demented duo are thrilled to announce the release of their two officialTWIZTID soda flavors, Madrox’s “Sour Apple Sludge” and Monoxide’s “Redrum Strawberry”. The sodas are available for purchase in packs of four via www.Twiztid-Shop.com now! TWIZTID‘s new sodas are powered by DeadWorld premium Zombie Soda.
“One of our company highlights was aligning with TWIZTID to cross promote DeadWorld Zombie Soda with their fans. Their product creativity and their enthusiasm in promotion have exposed DeadWorld Zombie Soda to thousands of people. We look forward to workingTWIZTID in many new promotion concepts,” statesPaul Burke, CEO of DeadWorld Soda.
 
TWIZTID and I tasted these flavors months ago and we stand behind the fact that these are the BEST tasting pops out there! They mix well with alcohol and taste amazing on their own,”adds George Vlahakis, CEO of Majik Ninja Entertainment.
These new sodas are out just in time for TWIZTID‘s upcoming re-release of their most coveted album to date, 2003’s The Green Book, set to hit stores on August 19, 2016. After acquiring the rights to this instant classic, TWIZTID immediately sought out to re-distribute it in refreshed CD and vinyl formats, which you can also pre-order via www.Twiztid-Shop.com.
What is surely TWIZTID‘s most requested out of print album, The Green Book features guest appearances from Shaggy 2 Dope, E-40, Esham, Tech N9ne, Violent J, Layzie Bone, Blaze Ya Dead Homie, Anybody Killa and Bushwick Bill and originally debuted at #52 on the Billboard charts nearly 13 years ago. Sit back, pop open a TWIZTID soda and enjoy some tunes!
TWIZTID recently announced their massive 2016 fall tour, the “Spooktacular Horror Show”, beginning on September 28 in Minneapolis, MN and visiting 30+ cities before coming to a close on Halloween night in Sauget, IL. The “Spooktacular Horror Show” tour will feature special guests Mac Lethal, Zodiac Mprint (Blaze and The R.O.C.), Lex The Hex Master, Menage 2 Sobriety and Godz Of Kaos.
Tickets and VIP Packages are on sale via www.Twiztid-Shop.com. VIP Packages include a pre-show Meet and Greet with TWIZTID, Zodiac Mprint and Lex The Hex Master. They also include a VIP pass, 24×36 poster, hat pin, Majik Ninja Entertainment sampler, Get Twiztid CD, Mutant Remixed And Remastered CD, TWIZTID live DVD and three black and white 8×10 promotional photos that VIP’s can get signed by TWIZTID at the VIP Meet and Greet.
See below for currently confirmed “Spooktacular Horror Show” dates.
TWIZTID on the “Spooktacular Horror Show” 2016 Fall Tour
9/28 Minneapolis, MN @ Cabooze
9/29 Kansas City, MO @ The Riot Room
9/30 Denver, CO @ The Roxy Theatre
10/1 Denver, CO @ The Roxy Theatre
10/2 Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex
10/4 Sacramento, CA @ The Boardwalk
10/6 Los Angeles, CA @ Union
10/7 Las Vegas, NV @ LVCS
10/8 Tempe, AZ @ The Marquee Theatre
10/9 Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theater
10/10 Oklahoma City, OK @ Farmers Market Event Center
10/11 Houston, TX @ Scout Bar
10/12 New Orleans, LA @ Southport Hall
10/13 Marietta, GA @ The 120 Tavern and Music Hall
10/14 Richmond, VA @ The Broadberry
10/15 Boonsboro, MD @ Boonsboro Event Center
10/16 Worcester, MA @ Worcester Palladium
10/17 Philadelphia, PA @ The Trocadero Theatre
10/18 Clifton Park, NY @ Upstate Concert Hall
10/20 Canandaigua, NY @ Vpub at The Villager
10/22 Cleveland, OH @ The Agora Theatre
10/23 Newport, KY @ Madison Theater [NEW VENUE!]
10/24 Clarksville, TN @ The Warehouse [NEW DATE!]
10/25 Knoxville, TN @ The Concourse at the International
10/26 Columbus, OH @ The Alrosa Villa
10/27 Louisville, TN @ Diamond Pub and Billiards
10/28 Kokomo, IN @ Front Row Live
10/29 Chicago, IL @ Portage Theater
10/30 Detroit, MI @ The Majestic Theatre
10/31 Sauget, IL @ Pop’s
 
About TWIZTID:
For over two decades, TWIZTID – the cult-phenom brainchild of diabolical duo Jamie Madrox and Monoxide – has infectiously meshed flavors of rap, rock and beyond while fervidly moonlighting as the sonic manifestation of a Hollywood horror flick. TWIZTID‘s most recent album, The Darkness, debuted on the Billboard Top 200 charts at #29, marking their 11th overall album debut on the chart. The Darkness marks the Detroit, Michigan natives’ first Billboard debut since the launch of their independently owned and operated label, Majik Ninja Entertainment. Order your copy of The Darkness now viawww.TwiztidShop.com.
For more information on TWIZTID, please visit:
www.TwiztidShop.com *official webstore*

SOUNDGARDEN RELEASES LOUDER THAN LOVE AND DOWN ON THE UPSIDE ON VINYL AUGUST 26

CLICK HERE TO PRE-ORDER!

Soundgarden will re-release a standard single LP vinyl of their second full-length studio album, 1989’s Louder Than Love as well as a two-LP 20th anniversary reissue of their seminal 1996 album, Down on the Upside.

 

Both LPs have been newly remastered from the original analog tapes and will be released by Ume onAugust 26 with original artwork, together with download cards including 320kbps MP4 AACs.

 

Louder Than Love, Soundgarden’s second full-length studio album and major label debut was originally released by A&M Records on September 5, 1989, and was the last to include bassist Hiro Yamamoto. UMe is now releasing Louder Than Love in a single-LP 180-gram vinyl edition.

 

Down on the Upside, Soundgarden’s fifth full-length studio album, released on May 21, 1996, debuting at #2 on the Billboard 200, represented a significant stylistic departure away from alternative metal into a more experimental sound with an emphasis on vocals, melody and more diverse instrumentation. Now, UMe has made Down on the Upside available for the first time as a two-LP 180-gram vinyl set.

Louder Than Love Vinyl Re-release

Louder Than Love

(one-LP Vinyl)
Side One
1. “Ugly Truth”
2. “Hands All Over”
3. “Gun”
4. “Power Trip”
5. “Get on the Snake”
6. “Full on Kevin’s Mom”
Side Two
1. “Loud Love”
2. “I Awake”
3. “No Wrong No Right”
4. “Uncovered”
5. “Big Dumb Sex”
6. “Full On (Reprise)

Down On The Upside Vinyl Re-release

Down On The Upside

(two-LP vinyl)
Side One
1. “Pretty Noose”
2. “Rhinosaur”
3. “Zero Chance”
4. “Dusty”
Side Two
1. “Ty Cobb”
2. “Blow Up the Outside World”
3. “Burden in My Hand”
4. “Never Named”
Side Three
1. “Applebite”
2. “Never the Machine Forever”
3. “Tighter & Tighter”
4. “No Attention:
Side Four
1. “Switch Opens”
2. “Overfloater”
3. “An Unkind”
4. “Boot Camp”

GHOUL release: Dungeon Bastards

Creepsylvania’s favorite hooded, cannibal splatterthrashers, GHOUL, will return with their fifth studio album this Summer. Fittingly titled Dungeon Bastards, the eleven-track audio abduction was recorded and mixed by Scott Evans (Kowloon Walled City) at Antisleep Studios in Oakland, California, mastered by Dan Randall (Impaled, Annihilation Time, Fucked Up, Necrot) at Mammoth Sound in San Francisco, California, and comes adorned in the ghoulightful graphics of Mark W. Richards of Heavy Hand Illustration (Pig Destroyer, The Black Dahlia Murder, Toke, Black Fast). With Dungeon Bastards, the metal punk maniaxe in GHOUL will rip your flesh with speed and riffs… before eating it.

Said Nerdist of the band’s first single, “Ghoulunatics,” “Close your eyes and imagine what a band called GHOUL might sound like. Picture an album called Dungeon Bastards and a song called ‘Ghoulunatics.’ Now open your eyes and press play. Chances are, this sounds exactly like you thought it would. Crazy, thrash metal with a hint of humor, and a focus on ripping. These guys probably are armed with swords and axes while they play, slaying demons in between solos. Is it ridiculous? Sure, maybe a little, but we can’t help but love it. There’s no denying these guys have skills and know how to thrash.”
GHOUL’s Dungeon Bastards will rear its mutinous head from the subterranean bowls of Creepsylvania on July 29th, 2016 on CD, vinyl, and digital formats courtesy of the sound assassins at Tankcrimes Records. CD preorders are currently available at THIS LOCATION.
The record will also come in slime green and blood red vinyl options with a gatefold jacket that opens into the Dungeon Bastards board game. Players take turns advancing through a Creepsylvanian map; the first one to get to end of the map and jump the Wall Of Death wins. Vinyl preorders are currently available HERE. Desirers of the digitals can satisfy their needs HERE where you can also try your ears at first single, “Ghoulunatics.”

In conjunction with the release of Dungeon Bastards, GHOUL will level the stages of seventeen venues supporting Carcass and Crowbar this Summer. The One Foot In The Grave Tour 2016 will commence on July 17th and run through August 8th with additional support provided by Night Demon.

 

GHOUL w/ Carcass, Crowbar, Night Demon:
7/17/2016 Granada Theater – Lawrence, KS
7/19/2016 Bluebird Theater – Denver, CO
7/20/2016 The Complex – Salt Lake City, UT
7/22/2016 Ace Of Spades – Sacramento, CA
7/23/2016 The Observatory – Santa Ana, CA
7/24/2016 The Roxy Theatre – West Hollywood, CA
7/25/2016 Club Red – Mesa, AZ
7/26/2016 Tricky Falls – El Paso, TX
7/27/2016 Sunshine Theater – Albuquerque, NM
7/29/2016 New Daisy Theatre – Memphis, TN
7/30/2016 Mercury Ballroom – Louisville, KY
7/31/2016 Park Street Saloon – Columbus, OH
8/01/2016 Baltimore Soundstage – Baltimore MD
8/02/2016 The Broadberry – Richmond, VA
8/03/2016 Underground Arts – Philadelphia, PA
8/04/2016 Gramercy Theatre – New York, NY
8/05/2016 Toad’s Place – New Haven, CT

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Faith No More Reissue Landmark Debut Album, We Care A Lot, on Aug. 19

FAITH NO MORE REISSUE LANDMARK DEBUT ALBUM, WE CARE A LOT, ON AUG. 19 VIA KOOLARROW RECORDS

LONG OUT OF PRINT RELEASE GETS DELUXE TREATMENT WITH NEW MIXES, DEMOS AND LIVE RECORDINGS; PRE-ORDERS AVAILABLE NOW

“With We Care A Lot, I always felt like I was part of something new and different than anything else out there at the time. It made me feel privileged to be a part of it. The other guys were so cool, and there was so much camaraderie. And that came across in the music; Bordin’s drums battling it out with Billy’s bass in antagonistic harmony, Roddy’s melodic atmosphere, swallowed up by Jim’s crunchy metal riffs. I found my place somewhere between them all, and when the album was finished, it didn’t sound like anything else.” – Chuck Mosley

SAN FRANCISCO, June 2, 2016 – Faith No More’s landmark debut, We Care A Lot, which was initially released in 1985 and has been out of print for 20 years, sees an Aug. 19 reissue via Bill Gould’s Koolarrow Records.

“This was an album that started as a demo, before any label had any interest in us,” explained Faith No More bass player Bill Gould. “There were a couple of reasons we decided to release this now: first of all, it’s been 20 years since it has been commercially available. Secondly, when cleaning out my basement, I discovered the original master reels, and we all thought that resurrecting this from the original tapes would be a great way to reintroduce We Care A Lot into the world. Lastly, this has been a band effort; we are releasing this in the same way as we recorded it, deciding everything amongst ourselves and getting our hands deep into the nuts and bolts… just like we used to.”

The original 10-song album, remastered by Maor Appelbaum via the original reels Gould eluded to, is enhanced with nine bonus tracks including demo versions (taken from the original 8-track tapes) of “Greed,” “Mark Bowen,” “Arabian Disco” and “Intro,” live versions of “The Jungle” and “New Beginnings” and new mixes, via Matt Wallace, of “We Care A Lot,” “Pills for Breakfast” and “As The Worm Turns.” Liner notes from keyboard player Roddy Bottum and behind-the-scenes photos will be included with the physical release. We Care A Lot (Deluxe Band Edition) is available now for pre-order on CD (http://hyperurl.co/WeCareALotCD), digital (http://geni.us/WeCareALotDigital) and vinyl (http://hyperurl.co/WeCareALotLP).

We Care A Lot arrived in November 1985 via Maximum RocknRoll editor Ruth Schwartz’s Mordam Records. The seminal album, boasting the timeless title track, which can still be heard daily on radio stations worldwide, confounded music fans and critics alike. As Pitchfork said in a 2015 article dubbed “The Misunderstanding of Faith No More,” the unpredictable and hard-to-define band “had radically altered the parameters of popular music years before the fabled alternative revolution.” Rolling Stone called it a “raw punk album” whileSelect Magazine dubbed it “a lustful marriage of mutoid metal and dance floor verve.”

“When strangers ask what Faith No More is I’ve always said, ‘well, it’s kind of an art band…’ I say that mostly to distance us from the hard rock world that we’re often times lumped into. I mean, hard rock, sure, that was part of it, but our roots most definitely and pointedly stem from a specific freakout art time and place in San Francisco, a time that no longer exists. In 1982, the hippies mingled with the punks, the artists hung out with the musicians, the dance people and the punks were one and the Satanists and the sexual pioneers… all part of the same scene,” Bottum explains, colorfully setting the scene for the original inspiration for the band and We Care A Lot. “That weird SF window provided a platform from which we were free to express and cultivate a really uniquely odd sound experience. In Los Angeles, no one really cared much, but SF was always super supportive, encouraging us, directly and not, to get our collective freak on.”

“We felt like it was time to take the next step,” adds drummer Mike Bordin. “We raised as much money as we were able and booked time at Prairie Sun Studios just north of San Francisco. I can’t remember how long it took us to record the album, but not a lot, maybe a few days. The songs were sharp from having played most of them at various shows.  Very stripped down, basic as could be.  The place was on a farm in chicken country (Petaluma). Hard work, but a ton of fun too.”

We Care A Lot (Deluxe Band Edition) track list:

1. We Care A Lot
2. The Jungle
3. Mark Bowen
4. Jim
5. Why Do You Bother
6. Greed
7. Pills for Breakfast
8. As The Worm Turns
9. Arabian Disco
10. New Beginnings
11. We Care A Lot – 2016 Mix
12. Pills for Breakfast – 2016 Mix
13. As The Worm Turns – 2016 Mix
14. Greed – Original Demo
15. Mark Bowen – Original Demo
16. Arabian Disco – Original Demo
17. Intro – Original Demo
18. The Jungle – I-Beam, SF, 1986
19. New Beginnings – I-Beam, SF, 1986

NEIL YOUNG TO SIT DOWN WITH STEPHEN COLBERT ON THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT ON MAY 26TH

WFUV-FM PRESENTS “AN EVENING WITH NEIL YOUNG”
 
May 27th AT THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART IN NYC
 
YOUNG WILL BE DISCUSSING HIS NEW ALBUM EARTH, DUE JUNE 24TH FROM REPRISE RECORDS

 

May 26, 2016 – (Burbank, CA) –   On May 26th, Neil Young will visit The Late Show with Stephen Colbertto sit down with host Stephen Colbert tomorrow night, Thursday May 26th to discuss the brand new albumEARTH, by Neil Young + Promise Of The Real which will be released by Reprise Records on June 24th.  Tune into CBS TV at 11:35pm EST / PST, and at 10:35pm CT. click here for details: http://www.cbs.com/shows/the-late-show-with-stephen-colbert 
On Friday, May 27th at The Museum of Modern Art in New York City, WFUV will present the playback of Neil Young + The Promise Of The Real’s upcoming release, EARTH, in its entirety in Pono high definition fidelity audio. Young will introduce the evening with his insights and explanation of the making of EARTH via an interview with WFUV’s Carmel Holt.
This event will take place in the Abbey Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture garden during  “UNIQLO FreeFriday Nights”. Admission is free from 4:00 – 8:00p.m. The line for UNIQLO Friday Night tickets begins at the Museum’s 54th Street entrance (between 5th and 6th Avenues). Your   UNIQLO Friday Night ticket permits entryto all Museum galleries and exhibitions as well as this special event, space permitting. NOTE: Tickets are issued on a first come, first-served basis. The Sculpture Garden will close when it reached maximum capacity. This is a listening playback experience and not a live performance.
EARTH features performances of songs from a range of Young’s albums, including last year’s The Monsanto Years, 1990’s Ragged Glory, and 1970’s After the Gold Rush. The audio was captured during Young’s 2015 tour with The Promise of the Real, fronted by Lukas Nelson (vocals/guitar) and Micah Nelson (guitar, vocals) – Willie Nelson’s sons. The tour included Young performing solo and with the band for a full electric show.
A new take on some of Young’s most beloved songs, EARTHfeatures the live recordings, along with added musical overdubs, as well as sounds of the earth, such as city sounds like car horns, sounds of insects, and animal sounds from bears, birds, crickets, bees, horses, cows – creating a very strange, yet beautiful atmosphere.
EARTH will be released on CD and vinyl, as well as via Tidal and Young’s PonoMusic Store, where it is currently available for pre-order.
 
Also on June 24th, Young will release two rare films – the critically acclaimed post-apocalyptic musical comedy Human Highway and the concert feature Rust Never Sleeps – for the first time on DVD and Blu-Ray via Reprise Records. Neither film has been available or viewed in years. Human Highway is Young’s 1982 comedy starring Russ Tamblyn, Charlotte Stewart, Dean Stockwell, Dennis Hopper, and Devo, which has been digitally restored for the DVD and Blu-Ray release. Rust Never Sleeps is the full-length feature about Young’s 1978 concert tour and includes such classic young Young’s most popular songs, showcasing classic hits such as “I Am a Child,” featuring Crazy Horse, “Cinnamon Girl,” “Like A Hurricane” and both the acoustic and electric versions of his landmark song “Hey Hey, My My.” Both are currently available for pre-order through the Neil Young Store and Amazon.com.
Neil Young + Promise of The Real’s upcoming European tour dates can be found here:http://www.neilyoung.com/tour.html

New Live MOTÖRHEAD Set ‘Clean Your Clock’ Out Friday, June 10 – Watch ‘Overkill’ Live Video Now

MOTÖRHEAD‘s recently announced live set Clean Your Clock – featuring one of the band’s final performances together at the Zenith in Munich, Germany – will hit stores on Friday, June 10 via UDR Music. You can pre-order the set in several formats via the links below. Today, you can watch a brand new live concert recording of “Overkill” from Clean Your Clock here: https://youtu.be/o1YpKC57WaA
 
Pre-order Clean Your Clock here:
 
Coloured Double Vinyl in Gatefold with Pop-up Art
 
Standalone Audio CD Jewel Case:
 
CD / DVD, Gatefold with Pop-up Art:
 
BluRay / CD, gatefold with Pop-up Art:
 
Digital Download:
 
Limited Edition Box Set standard zinc alloy ‘MOTÖRHEAD Forever’ edition:
 
Limited Edition Box Set Silver / Gold Pin edition exclusive via UDR:
 
 
There will be no more MOTÖRHEAD tours because Lemmy is no longer here, and many, many people did not get a chance to hear them one more time on what proved to be their last-ever piece of road work. This makes Clean Your Clock a vitally important release.  It is both a celebration and an epitaph, glorious yet not without melancholy, maintaining the warmth and curve of Motörhead‘s unique live sound.
 
On November 20 and 21, 2015, at the Zenith in Munich, Germany, UDR made the decision to record – what happened to be the very last live shows ever recorded – and MOTÖRHEADproceeded to deliver two storming sold out shows. Where there had once been almost too-fast breakneck pace, there was measured yet still thunderous rock’n’roll served up only as they could, Phil Campbell playing better and better, and Mikkey Dee elevating the art of drumming to the superlative heights which made him one of metal’s most coveted skinsmen. Lemmy sounds so dialed in, a little mean even (in the best possible way) snarling here and there, cackling when appropriate, and singing in a way which will defy every single pre-conceived expectation you might have had.  Yes, he was fighting ailments.  But no, he was not flimsy or faded, in fact on Clean Your Clock he lays down the marker for all near-70 year olds in terms of wicked bad-assery.
 
Clean Your Clock is the natural sound of one of rock’n’roll’s mightiest, rarest and most astoundingly excellent beasts – MOTÖRHEAD.  There isn’t a plaudit they haven’t received and there isn’t a plaudit they don’t deserve.  And if there had to be a ‘final’ MOTÖRHEADalbum, perhaps it is fitting that Clean Your Clock, a superb live encapsulation of the band at home, is the one.
 
So TURN-THIS-UP because as Lemmy himself said, the only way to feel the noise is when it’s good and loud… and remember Lemmy and MOTÖRHEAD in the best possible way!
 
Clean Your Clock Tracklisting:
Bomber / Stay Clean / Metropolis / When The Sky Comes Looking For You / Over The Top / (Guitar Solo) The Chase Is Better Than The Catch / Lost Woman Blues/ Rock It / Orgasmatron / Doctor Rock / Just ‘Cos You Got The Power/ No Class/ Ace Of Spades/ Whorehouse Blues / Overkill
 
Watch the new live video for ‘Bomber’ here: https://youtu.be/xS9K2fT00Rg
 
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Steve Vai’s “Passion and Warfare”: A Deluxe Vinyl Anniversary Experience

This summer,Friday Music will celebrate the legendary guitarist Steve Vai’s landmark solo breakthrough with the stunning Passion and Warfare-25th Anniversary Edition.
This exclusive Friday Music first time 180 Gram Audiophile vinyl is impeccably mastered and enhanced on 2 LP CLEAR Lps with 4 recently unearthed bonus tracks, featured in a first time gatefold cover presentation and pressed at R.T.I.
 
Passion and Warfare established the guitarist as a solo force to be reckoned with. Recorded entirely in Vai’s Mothership home studio, Passion and Warfarerepresents Steve Vai as a melodic, heavy guitarist with a gift for remarkable composition and a deep desire to convey the mystical and the metaphysical through his every last note.
The result was nothing short of stellar. The album was championed by critics: Guitar Player and Guitar World named it the best album of 1990, and both magazines showered him with individual awards;Guitar Player awarded Vai the titles of Best Rock Guitarist for the fifth year in a row and Best Overall Guitarist for the third year in a row, while Guitar World named him Best Rock Guitarist and deemed “For the Love of God” the year’s best guitar solo. (A subsequent Guitar World readers’ poll voted “For the Love of God” as one of the 100 greatest guitar solos of all time.)
Passion and Warfare was commercially successful. Boosted by the fan-favorite video for “The Audience is Listening,” which received heavy rotation on MTV, the album peaked at No. 18 on the Billboard 200-no small feat for an instrumental guitar album. This crossover appeal set the stage for Vai’s continued successes throughout his career.
For this Friday Music 180 Gram Clear Vinyl limited edition of Passion and Warfare, newly remastered from the original analog tapes, will include four newly discovered recordings from the album sessions: “Love Elixir,” “We Are One,” “As Above” and “So Below.”
Joe Reagoso from Friday Music comments “Steve Vai is absolutely the voice of millions of guitar enthusiasts across the globe. When one revisits ‘Passion and Warfare’, it truly signifies the importance and sound of this guitar hero. He always surprises his fans with some of the most exciting guitar work that is often emulated but never duplicated. A true guitar genius and an American original!”
Known for his intense, virtuosic and instantly recognizable guitar style, Vai-a onetime student of Joe Satriani-rose to prominence in 1980 when Frank Zappa invited the 20-year-old guitarist to join his touring band. He has since performed with a variety of acts from Alice Cooper and Ozzy Osbourne to Joe Jackson and heavy metal group Alcatrazz (where he replaced fellow virtuoso Yngwie Malmsteen).
Vai remains one of the most honored guitarists of the past few decades. He’s won three Grammy Awards and garnered another eight nominations. In a Guitar World reader poll in 2012, Vai was voted the 10th greatest guitarist of all time. A seven-string guitar designed by Vai for Ibanez has been utilized by progressive and metal bands including Korn and Dream Theater. Guitarists from Tom Morello of Rage Against The Machine to Mike Eizinger of Incubus have cited him as major influences on their playing.
And Vai still makes a name for himself as a relentless live performer. Shortly after the release of his album Fire Garden, Vai joined former teacher Satriani on the inaugural superstar guitar summit G3 in 1996; his highly stylized sets have been a fixture of subsequent G3 tours since then. This spring, Vai leads the Generation Axe tour, featuring Malmsteen, Zakk Wylde, Nuno Bettencourt and Tosin Abasi in an onslaught of six-string supremacy.
TRACK LISTING
SIDE ONE
1. Liberty
2. Erotic Nightmares
3. The Animal
4. Answers
5. The Riddle
SIDE TWO
1. Ballerina 12/24
2. For The Love Of God
3. The Audience Is Listening
4. I Would Love To
SIDE THREE
1.Blue Powder
2. Greasy Kid’s Stuff
3. Alien Water Kiss
4. Sisters
5. Love Secrets
SIDE FOUR (25th ANNIVERSARY BONUS TRACKS)
1. Lovely Elixir
2. And We Are One (Solo #2)
3. As Above
4. So Below
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ABOUT FRIDAY MUSIC:
Friday Music is a premier reissue label, specializing in audiophile versions of classic albums. Their catalog of several hundred albums includes works by such legends as Elvis Presley, David Bowie, Billy Joel, and recent Rock Hall inductees Cheap Trick, Chicago and Deep Purple.
These and other Friday Music titles can be purchased/pre-ordered from the Friday Music website, as well as select online and brick-and-mortar retailers.
Future releases include titles from Heart, The Kinks, Johnny Winter, Doobie Brothers, Tommy Bolin and more. 

Connect With Friday Music: Official Website | Facebook | Twitter

Boombox – Early Independent Hip Hop, Electro and Disco Rap 1979-82

SOUL JAZZ RECORDS

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New release on Soul Jazz Records released 3 June 2016

Distributed in USA by RED EYE

Soul Jazz Records’ new ‘Boombox’ features some of the many innovative underground first-wave of rap records made in New York in the period 1979-82, all released on small, independent, often family-concern record companies, at a time when hip-hop music still remained under the radar.

This first exuberant wave of innocent, upbeat, ‘party on the block’ rap records were the first to try and create the sounds heard in community centres, block parties and street jams that first took place in the Bronx in the mid-1970s. But where Flash, Kool Herc and Bambaataa were back-spinning, mixing and scratching together now classic breakbeat records like The Incredible Bongo Band’s ‘Apache’ or Babe Ruth’s ‘The Mexican’, these first rap records were all made using live bands, often replaying then current disco tunes, whilst MCs rapped over the top, creating a unique sound that later became known derisively as ‘old school’.

And while hip-hop started in the Bronx, rap on vinyl began in Harlem where long-time established rhythm and blues producer-owned record companies such as Joe Robinson’s Enjoy Records, Paul Winley’s Winley Records, Delmar Donnel’s Delmar International and Jack ‘Fatman’ Taylor’s Rojac and Tayster were the first off the mark to realise the commercial potential of rap music – releasing early ground-breaking records that all quickly followed in the wake of the first rap record, The Sugarhill Gang’s Rappers Delight, a million-selling worldwide hit.

This collection celebrates these first old-school rap records, bringing together rare, classic and obscure tracks released in the early days of rap.

Deluxe double CD-pack comes with slipcase, 40-page outsize perfect-bound booklet, extensive notes, exclusive photography and original label artwork. Triple-vinyl heavyweight vinyl includes full artwork, text and notes as well as free download code.

Release Date
03 June 2016

3×LP
Cat. No.: SJRLP334
Barcode: 5026328003344
2×CD
Cat. No.: SJRCD334
Barcode: 5026328203348
MP3 Release
Cat. No.: SJRD334
Barcode: 5026328403342
Tracklisting
1 Mr Sweety G – At The Place To Be
2 Love Bug Star-Ski and The Harlem World Crew – Positive Life
3 Neil B – Body Rock
4 Super 3 – Philosophy Rappin’ Spree
5 Bramsam – Move Your Body
6 Black Bird & Kevski – On The Go
7 Count Coolout – Rhythm Rap Rock (CD only)
8 Harlem World Crew – Rappers Convention
9 Willie Wood & The Willie Wood Crew – Willie Rap
10 Bon-Rock & The Rhythm Rebellion – Searching Rap
11 Sugar Daddy – One More Time
12 Spoonie Gee and The Treacherous Three – The New Rap Language
13 TJ Swan – And You Know That
14 Portable Patrol – Cop Bop
15 Master Jay – We Are People Too
16 Sweet G – Boogie Feelin’ Rap
17 Mistafide – Equidity Funk

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HULL: New Seven-inch From Sludge Rock Collective Out Now

Long-running Brooklyn sludge rock collective, HULL, in cooperation with the taste-makers at Vice/Noisey, hurl forth a stream of their brand “new” hymn entitled, “Swamp Goat.”

 

Originally tracked in 2007, “Swamp Goat” laid dormant while the band penned material for their critically-lauded Sole Lord full-length. After a grueling tour schedule and follow-up release, 2011’s sprawling Beyond The Lightless Sky full-length, “Swamp Goat” was lost in the caves and forgotten… until now.

 

The tune features on the band’s forthcoming Legend Of The Swamp Goat seven-inch released TODAY via HULL‘s own Iron Orchestra Works imprint and Midnight Collective. Bearing the stunning artwork of Nathan Overstrom, the single appears on Side A while an etching occupies Side B. Legend Of The Swamp Goat comes in limited pink, blue, green, and white vinyl.

 

Elaborates Noisey, “True to form, this ‘new’ tune bombards the listener from every angle with clever arrangements and bluesy bluster. ‘Swamp Goat’ is a hazy, hellbent ride through thickets of distortion and syrupy sludge.”

 

Turn it up at THIS LOCATION.

 

In related news, HULL will bring their walls of sonic enormity overseas for a stint of live rituals alongside Boston doom rock bringers, Elder. The tour will commence on April 14th, following HULL‘s previously announced appearance on this year’s edition of Roadburn in Tilburg, Holland, and swarm fourteen cities with included performances at Desertfest in Berlin and London. A European-only exclusive sea-foam colored version of the Legend Of The Swamp Goat single will be available throughout the tour.

 

HULL European Takeover 2014:

4/10/2014 Roadburn – Tilburg, NL

w/ Elder

4/14/2014 Hafenklang – Hamburg, DE

4/15/2014 1000fryd – Aalborg, DK

4/16/2014 Templet – Kopenhagen, DK

4/17/2014 DNA – Brussels, BE

4/18/2014 Glazart – Paris, FR

4/19/2014 Jh’t Slot – Hoogstraten, BE

4/20/2014 Coq d’Or – Otten, CH

4/21/2014 Muz – Nürnberg, DE

4/22/2014 Viper Room – Vienna, A

4/23/2014 Chemiefabrik – Dresden, DE

4/24/2014 FonoBar – Warsaw, PL

4/25/2014 Astra, Desertfest 2014 – Berlin, DE

4/26/2014 MTC – Cologne, DE

4/27/2014 Desertfest 2014 – London, UK

 

HULL materializes as a massive entity storming stages and immersing their audiences in a blanket of grandiose down-tuned compositions. A shifting fault line of decibel heavy harmony, this collective force converges in a collision of thrash, doom, classic rock, and formal orchestral works. HULL commands their listeners through each riff with incredible precision, as a seafarer guides vessels through ominous waters. Submerged in cosmic soundscapes, HULL challenges the mind with flowing, off-time fugues and powerful, dynamic movements. Brace yourself for an onslaught of eruptive force as a new world of music is formed in the deafening clap of thunder that is HULL.

 

Purchase the Legend Of The Swamp Goat seven-inch for someone you love today at THIS LOCATION.

http://www.hullorhighwater.com
http://www.facebook.com/hullsounds
http://www.hull.bandcamp.com

Rainbow: The Singles Box Set 1975-1986

The Singles Box Set 1975-1986

Includes 19 Discs of Rainbow’s Best Work

 

MAN ON THE SILVER MOUNTAIN  / STILL I’M SAD / STARSTRUCK / KILL THE KING / LONG LIVE ROCK ‘N’ ROLL / L.A. CONNECTION / SINCE YOU BEEN GONE / ALL NIGHT LONG / I SURRENDER / DIFFICULT TO CURE / MAGIC / CAN’T HAPPEN HERE / STONE COLD / DEATH ALLEY DRIVER / STREET OF DREAMS / CAN’T LET YOU GO / BAD GIRL

 

BOOK: 32-page Complete Discography of the 1975-1986 Singles

RELEASE DATEFebruary 11, 2014

As one of the cornerstones of British Rock, Rainbow, led by the never-predictable but ever-astonishing guitarist Ritchie Blackmore, became synonymous with some of the most well regarded and popular charting Rock songs of the seventies and eighties.  From the mystic and quasi-religious ‘Man On The Silver Mountain’ to the solid gold anthems of ‘All Night Long’, ‘Long Live Rock ‘N’ Roll’ and ‘Since You Been Gone’, each year in the decade of Rainbow was marked by some of the best songs and performances captured both on record and in-concert.

 

The box set gathers all of the band’s classic singles from the era in replicas of the original release, alongside a book featuring details on each of the titles.

 

Passing through the band were some of the best the genre had to offer.  Vocalists Ronnie James Dio and Graham Bonnet, bass player and producer Roger Glover and drummer Cozy Powell, each brought their individual talent to the table to record some of Rock’s best loved hard rock on those timeless singles.

 

 

CD ONE

1.      Man On The Silver Mountain (7” Edit)

2.      Snake Charmer

 

CD TWO

1.      Still I’m Sad

2.      Temple Of The King

 

CD THREE

1.      Man On The Silver Mountain

2.      Snake Charmer

3.      If You Don’t Like Rock ‘N’ Roll

4.      Sixteenth Century Greensleeves

 

CD FOUR

1.      Starstruck

2.      Run With The Wolf

 

CD FIVE

1.      Kill The King (Live / Edit – On Stage)

2.      Man On The Silver Mountain (Live – On Stage)

3.      Mistreated (Live / 7” Edit – On Stage)

 

CD SIX

1.      Long Live Rock ‘N’ Roll

2.      Sensitive to Light

 

CD SEVEN

1.      LA Connection (7” Edit)

2.      Lady of the Lake

 

CD EIGHT

1.      Since You Been Gone

2.      Bad Girl

 

CD NINE

1.      Since You Been Gone

2.      No Time To Lose

 

CD TEN

1.      All Night Long

2.      Weiss Heim

 

CD ELEVEN

1.      I Surrender

2.      Vielleicht Das Nächster Zeit (Maybe Next Time)

 

CD TWELVE

1.      Difficult To Cure

2.      Can’t Happen Here (7” Edit)

3.      Jealous Lover

 

CD THIRTEEN

1.      Magic

2.      Freedom Fighter

 

CD FOURTEEN

1.      Can’t Happen Here (7” Edit)

2.      Jealous Lover

 

CD FIFTEEN

1.      Stone Cold

2.      Rock Fever

 

CD SIXTEEN

1.      Death Alley Driver

2.      Tite Squeeze

 

CD SEVENTEEN

1.      Street Of Dreams

2.      Anybody There

3.      Power (Live at the Convention Center, San Antonio)

 

CD EIGHTEEN

1.      Can’t Let You Go (7” Edit)

2.      All Night Long (Live at David’s Hall, Cardiff)

3.      Stranded (Live at David’s Hall, Cardiff)

 

CD NINETEEN

1.      Bad Girl

2.      Spotlight Kid (Live at Budokan, Tokyo)

3.      Man On The Silver Mountain (Live)

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GODFLESH: limited self-titled 2LP re-issue now available at CM Distro.com

GODFLESH’s self-titled debut, a genre-defining album that launched the sludge-industrial metal scene, is now available as a limited edition 2LP at CM Distro. Pressed in a double gatefold format, this special Godflesh re-issue showcases 3 sides of groundbreaking music on white marbled clear wax with side 4 being an exclusive etching. The packaging also includes: (1) 2 bonus tracks originally only available on the CD re-release from 1990, (2) 2 double-sided 12″ lyric/picture panels, and (3) a collectible double-sided 24×36 poster.

Limited to 500 copies worldwide, this Godflesh 2LP will disappear fast! Please visit CM Distro to purchase your copy: http://www.cmdistro.com/Item/Godflesh_-_Godflesh_-2LP-_-Clear_w+Glow_In_The_Dark_Splatter-/46919

Godflesh track-listing
Side A
1. Avalanche Master Song
2. Veins
3. Godhead
4. Spinebender
Side B
1. Weak Flesh
2. Ice Nerveshatter
3. Streetcleaner*
Side C
1. Wounds*
Side D
Etching (no audio)

*=2 bonus tracks originally only available on the CD re-release from 1990

BOLT THROWER: limited “blood-drenched” ‘War Master’ 2LP re-issue now available at CM Distro.com

War Master, the classic third album from battle-field-influenced-death metal legends
BOLT THROWER, is now available as a limited edition 2LP at CM Distro. Pressed in a double gatefold format, this special War Master re-issue features 3 sides of “blood-drenched” hymns on red/silver splattered white wax with side 4 being an exclusive etching. The packaging also includes: (1) an 8-page booklet, (2) a collectible 24×36 fold-out poster, and (3) 2 printed LP jackets.

Limited to 500 copies worldwide, this War Master 2LP will surely appease any collector’s appetite for unforgiving, punishing death! Please visit CM Distro to purchase your copy:http://www.cmdistro.com/Item/Bolt_Thrower_-_War_Master_-2LP-_-Silver_w+_Red_Splatter-/46923

War Master track-listing
Side A
1. Intro … Unleashed (Upon Mankind)
2. What Dwells Within
3. The Shreds Of Sanity
4. Profane Creation
Side B
1. Final Revelation
2. Cenotaph
3. War Master
Side C
1. Rebirth Of Humanity
2. Afterlife
Side D
Etching (no audio)

WARFATHER: Entire Debut Album From Ex-Morbid Angel Frontman Now Playing At Revolver

The debut release from ex-Morbid Angel bassist/vocalist Steve Tucker’s endtime death metal outfit,WARFATHER, is upon the masses, as Greyhaze Records released the mighty Orchestrating The Apocalypseon January 21st in North America, and its February 24th European release is closing in.

 

Acclaim from around the globe on the devastating yet atmospheric Orchestrating The Apocalypse is raining in, the album winning over diehard critics from the old-school and with current writers, and fans of all eras of Morbid Angel. Trading in his bass to handle all guitar and vocal duties with WARFATHER, Tucker recruited a crew of internationally-based executioners to complete the lineup, the collective meeting at Cincinnati-based TME Studios to record their brutal, apocalyptic vision with Tucker handling recording duties. Finalized at Maor Appelbaum Mastering, Orchestrating The Apocalypse hellishly dispatches a dozen tracks which expand upon the three Tucker-fronted Morbid Angel albums —Formulas Fatal To The Flesh, Gateways To Annihilation and Heretic — delivering an intense, debilitating performance while infusing unique even bizarre atmospheric elements, elevating the album to a cutting-edge status.

 

With the album now infiltrating the airwaves, Revolver Magazine is broadcasting the Orchestrating The Apocalypse message in its decimating entirety AT THIS LOCATION.

 

North American fans can purchase the CD version of Orchestrating The Apocalypse — a six-panel digipak with a twelve-page booklet — now direct from Greyhaze HERE and Earsplit Distro HERE.

 

“Surely helping to craft three pre-Illud Morbid Angel records, performing with anthropological legends Nile and recently fronting Nader Sadek’s all-star eco-death art project must earn him status as a scene fixture. But the 42-year-old vocalist/guitarist’s excitement for Warfather’s debut feels as green and contagious as that of any shredder half his age.” – Decibel

 

“Orchestrating the Apocalypse sounds straight out of ’99 – after engineers got comfortable with triggering drums, but before they got uppity about artificially fixing performances.” – Invisible Oranges

 

“…a strong militant vibe is felt throughout the record. Additionally, its broad scope and dense sound recalls an act like Nile or Origin. Most enjoyable must be the guitar performances, as Tucker and Armatura don’t simply play fast, but engage in a wide manner of the off-beat and the intense. A strong, often devastating death metal record. 4/5” – About.com

 

“The record gives Morbid Angel fans what they’ve known Steve Tucker for, but also infuses additional elements that might take some by surprise.” – Metal Assault

 

“…it is clear that the shadow cast by Formulas Fatal To The Flesh has not yet been outrun. Quite simply this is atonal and brutal death metal.” – The Sludgelord

 

“Warfather’s debut stands as a promising startup and shows Steve Tucker still firing on all cylinders, worthy of his status in the death metal realm. More atmospheric thanone would expect, while still heavy enough to scorch the earth… 8/10” – Dead Rhetoric

 

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