Long-running German psychedelic masters Colour Haze have announced the vinyl format of their new album, “In Her Garden“, is set to be released on May 17th. At 75 minutes of glorious sonic trippery, the vinyl edition of the release will come as a double album via the band’s very own Elektrohasch Schallplatten label. The album artwork is visible above but extensive information about the offering is minimal currently and expected to be added to soon. We do know that Colour Haze will be hitting the EU. roads soon with My Sleeping Karma and purportedly there will be CD formats of this release available at those tour stops. Continue reading
Hot on the arid heels of announcing his participation in the upcoming Desert Generator Fest, Brant Bjork has unveiled plans for a full-on U.S. tour. Support on the trek will come from Atlanta psyche rockers Royal Thunder and the stoner-fied fuzzers Black Wizard..but wait, it gets better. Select east coast dates will see the addition of the legendary Pentagram to the shows!
BRANT BJORK: TAO OF THE DEVIL TOUR
with Royal Thunder & Black Wizard; PENTAGRAM select dates:
Atlanta’s Noise/Post-Rock band Whores. have announced a planned headlining U.S. tour run set to kick off in May and run up into June. Support on the trek will be provided by Miami, Florida’s Wrong (members of Torche) and Bummer from Kansas City, MO. The tour is ongoing support for Whores.‘ October 2016 Entertainment One (eOne) release, “Gold“.
Before this tour, Whores. will head to Europe to support Big Business’ tour there and make their own first ever appearance at Roadburn on April 21st. Whores. will also be playing this year’s Chicago Open Air festival once back in the U.S. on July 16th.
IMMINENT SONIC DESTRUCTION
One of the absolute best progressive rock bands active today, one that I have repeatedly raved on and on about at every opportunity, Imminent Sonic Destruction have announced an upcoming touring trek. The band Edensong will be joining them as a co-headliner while currently there are just a handful of confirmed dates/locations with more expected to be announced soon. Imminent Sonic Destruction will be touring behind their 2016 sophomore album release Triumphia (Luxor Records) while Edensong also issued a new studio album last year, the Laser’s Edge label’s Years In The Garden Of Years. Both bands seem quite excited about the tour and eagerly shared the comments below.
Fans all across North America are reeling from today’s news from Sweden’s Greenleaf that their highly anticipated tour here, set to begin in early March, has been altogether cancelled due to visa issues. The band was originally set to join an ongoing current tour that sees another Swedish band, Truckfighters, already here trekking across the land with Yawning Man. Tour cancellations and prohibited entry into certain countries is an increasingly more common occurrence with the ongoing rise in anti-terrorism tactics and super vigilant federal agencies. Greenleaf shared the unwelcome news via the flyer below along with a statement saying they hope to “appear on your shores later this year or in worst case in 2018”.
Florida’s death metal legends Obituary are streaming a new song titled “No” which they recorded for the Decibel magazine’s flexi-disc series. The track is exclusive to Decibel and is not included on the tracklist of the upcoming Obituary self-titled album due from Relapse Records March 17th. The same day the album is released, Obituary kick off their participation in this year’s Decibel Magazine Tour 2017 along with Kreator, Midnight, and Horrendous.
Thrash/Punk/Crossover legends D.R.I. (Dirty Rotten Imbeciles) have announced a whole new leg of tour dates for their latest release, 2016’s “But Wait..There’s More!” EP. The next leg of the road trek finds that band hitting markets in Australia, Canada and the United States including these following dates and locations:
02.16.17 CANBERRA, AU – TRANSIT LOUNGE
02.17.17 SYDNEY, AU – FACTORY FLOOR
02.18.17 BRISBANE, AU – CROWBAR
02.19.17 SYDNEY, AU – BLACKWIRE (all ages) Continue reading
Classic thrash/speed metallers Exmortus have just debuted an official video for the song “For The Horde” from the 2016 Prosthetic Records release “Ride Forth“. The clip was directed by James Pesature with footage filmed during the band’s touring with Children Of Bodom, Abbath and Oni recently. The band are currently preparing to hit the road in EU. with Havok, Warbringer and Gorod and you can find those dates/locations listed below.
Suffocation, Revocation and Withered have announced their plans to perform several shows together without Morbid Angel on the recently scheduled tour featuring all four bands. You can catch these three bands together at the following stops:
05/19 Baltimore, MD – Ottobar
05/20 Greensboro, NC – Arizona Pete’s
05/21 Jacksonville, FL – 1904 Music Hall
05/22 Tallahassee, FL – The Side Bar
05/26 Nashville, TN – Exit In
05/30 Syracuse, NY – Lost Horizon (Suffocation only)
06/09 Colorado Springs, CO – The Black Sheep
06/14 Eugene, OR – Old Nick’s (Suffocation only)
06/19 Flagstaff, AZ – The Green Room
06/22 El Paso, TX – Tricky Falls
06/29 Richmond, VA – The Broadberry
06/30 Philadelphia, PA – Kung Fu Necktie
The Philadelphia-based heavy psyche rock band formed from the ashes of A Life Once Lost, Ecstatic Vision, have announced their new release “Raw Rock Fury” will be coming soon. The 4-song follow up to their “Sonic Praise” debut will be issued through Relapse Records in CD/LP and Digital formats on April 7th. They are sharing the new track “You Got It (Or You Don’t)” today and commented on the new album and the track saying:
“With Raw Rock Fury, we set out to make an album that would remind listeners of what an unpolished, dangerous rock recording should sound like. This is the opening composition entitled “You Got It (Or You Don’t)”. Prepare for a searing mash-up of the driving rhythms of Sly & The Family Stone mixed with the sounds of Hawkwind playing Funhouse-era Troglodyte Rock.”