Entries for November, 2015

Planet B (The Locust, Penguin Studio) share “Wrong Utopia”

Dropped down amongst the knobs and dials of San Diego, rogue avatars Justin Pearson (The Locust, Retox, Head Wound City) and Luke Henshaw (Penguin Studio) have created Planet B, with the shared purpose of creating music both mischievous in sound and sobering in message. The two have worked together in varying capacities over the years, most recently as contributors to [...]

Dear Boy covers Psychedelic Furs, tours with The Dears (2015)

Los Angeles-based band Dear Boy have announced a west coast tour with The Dears. The upcoming tour will include shows in Seattle, Portland, San Francisco and a hometown performance at the Bootleg in Los Angeles. All upcoming dates are listed below. The band is touring in support of their first international 7″ out now via Easy Hell / Manimal Vinyl. [...]

Wolvhammer to tour with Atriarch (2015)

Following tours with Mortals, Black Cobra, 1349 and more throughout 2015 in support of their Profound Lore-released Clawing Into Black Sun LP, Wolvhammers’s upcoming trek will see them uniting with Atriarch for a week-and-a-half of dates next month. Beginning December 10 in Vancouver, British Columbia, the two bands will crush through Bellingham, Seattle, Olympia, Boise, [...]

Dave Lombardo (Slayer) forms Dead Cross with The Locust, Retox dudes

Former Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo has now joined forces with Justin Pearson of Retox and The Locust noteriety for a new punk hardcore band called Dead Cross. In addition to Lombardo and Pearson, the lineup also features Gabe Serbian (The Locust, ex-Retox) and Mike Crain (Retox). Lombardo described their sound to Noisey: “It’s just straightforward [...]

1349 to tour with Tombs, Full of Hell (2016)

Dates have now been announced for 1349′s “Chaos Raids U.S.A. 2016 Tour,” also featuring Tombs and Full Of Hell. Here is the schedule: 1/9 Miami, FL @ Churchill’s 1/10 Tampa, FL @ Orpheum 1/11 Atlanta, GA @ The Basement 1/12 Chapel Hill, NC @ Local 506 1/13 Richmond, VA @ Strange Matter 1/14 Brooklyn, NY [...]

Cavanaugh release debut, tour (2015, 2016)

Cavanaugh, Open Mike Eagle and Serengeti’s new rap group have released their debut album Time and Materials via Mello Music Group. The album features P.O.S, Busdriver and Hemlock Ernst (Sam Herring from Future Islands). Though Serengeti and Mike Eagle have known each other for many years and went to Southern Illinois University together, Cavanaugh is their first [...]

Wildhoney share video for “Seventeen,” tour (2016)

Forming in late 2011, Wildhoney set out to write pop songs with the energy and malcontent of hardcore punk, but without its entrenched masculinity — drawing influences from ‘60s girl groups, ‘80s post punk, indie pop, and shoegaze. The five-piece has since become one of the loudest — and sweetest — bands in its hometown [...]

Eight Bells announce U.S. tour dates (2016)

From Portland, Oregon, Eight Bells is the trio consisting of guitarist/vocalist Melynda Jackson, formerly of SubArachnoid Space (the San Francisco psych rockers whose final album, released in 2009 on Crucial Blast, is the origin of the Eight Bells name), bassist/vocalist Haley Westeiner, and new drummer Rae Amitay, also of Immortal Bird and Thrawsunblat. Forthcoming new full-length Landless was recorded and mixed by Billy Anderson (Neurosis, [...]

DUSK share video for “Too Sweet”

Appleton, Wisconsin’s DUSK have teamed with Post-Trash to premiere their new music video for the song “Too Sweet.” The track is the b-side of the band’s debut single (Do The) Bored Recluse b/w Too Sweet, out now on Forward Records. Although DUSK is the brainchild of Tenement mastermind, Amos Pitsch, the star of “Too Sweet” is undoubtably Julia Blair, [...]

Attention Dayton: Hawthorne Heights presents “Dayton Is For Lovers” tonight!

Hawthorne Heights presents “Dayton Is For Lovers“, an all ages Gem City music festival tonight. Presale tickets available, and are $15: http://hawthorneheights.limitedrun.com/tickets/13123 ALL AGES. The venue also has a bar area with a great selection of local beer for those of age and with I.D. Food trucks on site for the show: The Wicked ‘Wich [...]