Entries Tagged ‘Sweet Cobra’

Sweet Cobra readies releases, tours (2014)

Prolific Chicago noise-rock three-piece Sweet Cobra has just announced the completion of their upcoming new album Earth set for release this summer on a label still to be announced.  Recorded by Matt Talbot (Hum) and Kurt Ballou (Converge) at Earth Analog Studios in Champaign, IL (mixed by Kurt Ballou at Godcity Studios Nov 2013), the [...]

Coliseum releases split with Burning Love, tours (2011)

More details have been released regarding Coliseum and Burning Love‘s forthcoming live split LP. The fourth volume in the “Live At The Atlantic” series, the effort will feature live sets from both bands which were captured at the Atlantic in Gainesville, FL on June 27, 2010. The vinyl edition of the effort will be limited [...]

Doomriders and Sweet Cobra plan Devo-themed split

Doomriders and Sweet Cobra look to have a new 7″ Devo-themed split in the works. According to a recent interview with Crustcake.com, the effort will see Doomriders cover Devo‘s “Girl You Want” while Sweet Cobra will tackle the latters “Gates Of Steel.”  The effort will see a release in the coming months through Hawthorne Street [...]

Indian ready release for Relapse, do shows (2011)

Chicago, IL’s Indian will release their brand new full-length Guiltless on April 12th in North America (April 25th internationally) via Relapse Records. Guiltless was recorded at Semaphore Recordings in October with engineer Sanford Parker (Unearthly Trance, Pelican, Minsk, Bloodiest) and is available for pre-order at this location along with a preview of the Scott Fricke [...]

Sweet Cobra ready new album, plan record release show (2010)

Sweet Cobra’s new track “Brux” has debuted online over at Metal Sucks. The song is taken from the bands new album Mercy, which will land in stores this coming Tuesday, September 28th, through Black Market Activities/Metal Blade.  Currently, the Chicago band has plans to play a hometown record release show on 10/8 at Beat Kitchen.

Sweet Cobra to release album through Black Market Activities/Metal Blade

Sweet Cobra are on course for a September 28 release date through Black Market Activities/Metal Blade for their new album, Mercy.  The group tracked the outing with Sanford Parker (Nachtmystium, Pelican) handling the engineering, while Converge guitarist Kurt Ballou oversaw the mixing duties.  In related news, the band are working on a new 7” with [...]

Sweet Cobra Record Material For 7″s With Doomriders, Get Rad

Sweet Cobra has begun recording new material for upcoming split 7″ releases with Doomriders in addition to Get Rad. The sessions are being tracked by Allen Epley and Eric Abert of The Life and Times at the band’s own studio. Expect the releases to be available this fall on Hawthorne Street Records and Underground Communique [...]

Memorial Show Honors Sweet Cobra Guitarist

We told you a couple weeks ago about the passing of Sweet Cobra guitarist Mat Arluck.  His family are supporting an organization called Grind for Life at www.grindforlife.org, which is dedicated to providing financial assistance to cancer patients in need.  As a memorial, there will be a show in Chicago in February (on Mat’s birthday) [...]

Sweet Cobra Guitarist Dies After Battle With Cancer

Matt Arluck, guitar player for Sweet Cobra, and bassist for Stabbed By Words, has passed away after a battle with cancer. Details are scarce, though we know that in recent years Arluck had several surgeries to remove tumors from his liver and spine. Our condolences go out to his friends and family. RIP.

Sweet Cobra Completes Third Album, Tours (Fall 2009)

Sweet Cobra has completed work on their third album, titled Mercy, which will hit stores in early-2010 via Black Market Activities. The effort was recorded by Sanford Parker (Pelican) at Volume Studios in Chicago, IL and mixed by Kurt Ballou at Godcity in Salem, MA. Additionally, artwork will be provided by William Test while drummer [...]