The magnificent Until My Head Explodes is the latest compilation from taste-making rock blog Exploding In Sound, a celebration of all that has come before and what the future holds. The free 43 track download is split into two companion compilations The Saga Continues and Greatest Hits.
The Saga Continues is a dazzling collection of the latest and greatest new music. In true Exploding In Sound fashion, the compilation mixes legendary bands with the freshest up-and-coming artists from around the world. The Saga Continues includes contributions from slowcore heroes Low, experimental kings Hella, Declan de Barra (former Clann Zu), The Nighty Nite (John Congleton), The Globes, Widowspeak, two of Austin, TX’s most explosive live bands, Ume and Ringo Deathstarr, UK thrashers Blacklisters and Hymns, the dirty blues of My Goodness, the infectious sounds of Broken Water, Ovlov, Absolute Monarchs, United Fruit, Your Skull My Closet, the mighty MonstrO and 400 Blows, and so much more.
Greatest Hits is a radiant selection of Exploding In Sound’s favorite bands from the inaugural ten compilations, offering up tracks both new and old. A second glimpse into the bands that have inspired obsession, the compilation features a mix of songs that initiated EIS’ love as well as premieres of new (more…)
RED FANG has announced more tour dates in support of its brand new album Murder The Mountains. The band has confirmed a hometown record release show for Saturday, April 30th at Branx in Portland, OR in support of the album which comes out today. RED FANG has also added dates to their first-ever European tour this June that concludes with a performance as part of Hellfest in Clisson, France. A complete listing of confirmed RED FANG tour dates can be found below.
RED FANG are streaming Murder The Mountains in its entirety at NPR.org. RED FANG recorded Murder The Mountains with THE DECEMBERISTS’ Chris Funk and the album was mixed by three-time Grammy Award winner Vance Powell (WHITE STRIPES, THE RACONTEURS). Murder The Mountains is now available on CD, 12” vinyl, and deluxe digital. (more…)
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RED FANG: Premieres “Dirt Wizard” At AltPress.com; Release “Wires” Single Tuesday
RED FANG are currently streaming “Dirt Wizard”, taken from their forthcoming album Murder The Mountains, exclusively via AltPress.com. “Dirt Wizard” is the third preview track from Murder The Mountains that has been posted online, along with “Number Thirteen” and “Wires” here. Additionally, “Hank Is Dead” is being played exclusively via Sirius / XM Radio. Murder The Mountains will see its North American release on April 12th (April 18th internationally) on CD, 12” vinyl, and deluxe digital (available at iTunes). The CD is available for pre-order at this location along with an exclusive new RED FANG shirt design.
RED FANG will also release “Wires” as a 7” and digital single next Tuesday, March 15th. The digital single is available for pre-order now through iTunes with details on the 7” to be posted shortly. RED FANG recently filmed a video for “Wires” with director Whitey McConnaughy (THE GOSSIP, MUDHONEY, FLOGGING MOLLY) in Portland, OR. The video will feature a special guest cameo from heavy metal comedian Brian Posehn. RED FANG has previously worked with McConnaughy on their much talked about video for “Prehistoric Dog” viewable here. (more…)
It’s been awhile but here is my current rotation. These are some of the things that I’ve been listening to as of late.
03/17/11 Southside Music Hall, Dallas TX Buy Tix
03/19/11 One Eyed Jacks, New Orleans LA Buy Tix
03/20/11 State Theatre, St. Petersburg FL Buy Tix
03/21/11 Firestone Live, Orlando FL Buy Tix
03/22/11 Green St Club, Greensboro NC Buy Tix
03/23/11 Jaxx, Springfield VA Buy Tix
03/24/11 Palladium, Worcester MA Buy Tix
03/25/11 Irving Plaza, New York NY Buy Tix (more…)
Night Horse announces dates w/ The Fucking Wrath and Fireball Ministry!
2/11 Ventura, CA @ Zoeys Café w/ The Fucking Wrath
2/12 San Francisco, CA @ Hemlock Tavern w/ The Binges + Electric Sister
2/24 Los Angeles, CA @ The Viper Room w/ Fireball Ministry + The Fucking Wrath
2/25 San Diego, CA @ The Shakedown w/ Fireball Ministry + The Archons
2/26 Long Beach, CA @ Alex’s Bar w/ Fireball Ministry + Wulfbane (more…)
KYLESA, RED FANG, HOWL and ATLAS MOTH have been confirmed as the support acts for the inaugural Metalliance Tour — featuring HELMET, SAINT VITUS and CROWBAR. The trek will cover the U.S. from March 17 through April 5.
Legendary alternative metal band HELMET will perform their 1992 platinum-selling release of “Meantime” in its entirety. The Interscope Records release gave the band mainstream attention with songs like “Unsung” and “In The Meantime”. With the band’s renewed success after getting back together in 2004, this tour will be one of the most anticipated of 2011.
One of the most highly influential doom metal bands in America, SAINT VITUS are regarded as one of the first bands of the genre starting out as early as the 1970s. The band featuring Scott “Wino” Weinrich, bassist Mark Adams, guitarist Dave Chandler and new drummer Henry Vasquez have influenced so many bands in doom and metal . (more…)
Portland, Oregon’s RED FANG has set “Murder The Mountains” as the title of its long-awaited new album, due in North America on April 12 (April 18 internationally) via Relapse Records. The follow-up to the band’s critically-acclaimed self-titled full-length was recorded with producer Chris Funk (THE DECEMBERISTS) and mixed by Vance Powell (THE RACONTEURS).
RED FANG has confirmed two mid-February shows for Olympia and Seattle, with additional U.S. dates to be announced soon. The band has also been confirmed for Hellfest, the annual hard rock and metal fest held in Clisson, France in June.
RED FANG‘s much-talked-about video for “Prehistoric Dog” (taken from the band’s self-titled album) will be presented as part of Oregon Music News‘ 90-minute “Portland Music Videos” showing at the Reel Music Festival this Sunday at Mississippi Studios.
Relapse Records have release a free comp album for your consumption. The comp features Baroness, Black Tusk, Red Fang, Howl, Tombs, Cough, Titan and Noiseback among many others There are 26 tracks in all. All you have to do is “like” Relapse Records on their Facebook page. What are you waiting for? Head on over and get your download now!
Death Angel – Truce
Skeletonwitch – Bringers of Death
Torche – Arrowhead
Ludicra – Path of Ash
Kylesa – Forsaken
Black Tusk – Fatal Kiss
Red Fang – Hank is Dead
Black Cobra – Frozen Night
Saviours – Dixie Dieway
Witch Mountain – Veil of the Forgotten
Isis – Pilable Foe
Jesu – Dethroned
Pelican – Inch Above Sand
Zoroaster – Witch’s Hammer
Withered – Extinguished with the Weary
Boris – Luna
Get your download HERE
Red Fang will be offering a limited edition tour EP on their impending run with Valient Thorr and Early Man. The effort will feature the following tracks:
“Over The Edge” (The Wipers cover)
“Through” (No Talent cover)
“Carjack Fairy” (Cherubs cover)
A new album from the group was recorded earlier year and will see an early 2011 release date through Relapse with more details currently pending.