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RED FANG Announce North American Tour Dates

Portland Oregon’s RED FANG are in the midst of wrapping up their European tour with a show tonight in Moscow, Russia and their final gig tomorrow in St. Petersburg, Russia. Before they had back state-side the band is pleased to announce that they have just confirmed a new batch of North American tour dates. Included in this run are headlining shows as well as shows serving as direct support to The Sword. All tour dates can be found below.

RED FANG will be headlining “A Benefit For Grant High Art Department” scheduled to take place Friday May 25th at the Hawthorne Theater in Portland, OR. Support will come from Lopez, Nether Regions and Grant High’s own Hell’s Parrish. Doors for the show at are 7:00 pm with the first band hitting the stage at 7:30 pm. Tickets can be purchased for the show HERE. (more…)

RED FANG Announce Benefit Show For Grant High Art Department

Over 20 years ago, while a student at Fort Collins High School, Aaron Beam of RED FANG helped stand up for music programs put at risk due to lack of funding. Today, Portland schools are struggling to fully fund art, photography, ceramics and other arts classes. RED FANG is honored to headline this benefit to give Portland students greater access to the arts, and have basic materials like paint, paper, and clay. (more…)

RED FANG Confirmed For Metallica’s Orion Music + More Festival

Portland, Oregon’s RED FANG have confirmed that they will be appearing at the inaugural “Orion Music + More Festival” curated by Metallica. The festival will be held in Atlantic City, New Jersey at Bader Field on June 23rd and June 24th. RED FANG will be playing on Saturday January 23rd. More information on the festival can be found on the official “Orion Music + More Festival” Website, Facebook Page and Twitter. (more…)

BLACK TUSK Confirmed For Metallica’s Orion Music + More Festival

 North American Tour Kicks Off Today 

Savannah, Georgia’s BLACK TUSK have confirmed that they will be appearing at the inaugural “Orion Music + More Festival” curated by Metallica. The festival will be held in Atlantic City, New Jersey at Bader Field on June 23rd and June 24th. BLACK TUSK will be playing on Saturday January 23rd. More information on the festival can be found on the official “Orion Music + More Festival” Website, Facebook Page and Twitter. (more…)

BLACK TUSK Confirm Roadburn Festival Appearance and European Tour Supporting Red Fang

BLACK TUSK Confirm Roadburn Festival Appearance and European Tour Supporting Red Fang


Savannah, Georgia’s BLACK TUSK have confirmed an appearance at this year’s Roadburn Festival on Thursday April 12th in Tilburg, Holland. Coinciding with this special appearance, BLACK TUSK will be providing direct support to label mates RED FANG. The tour will kick off April 5th in Segrate, Italy and wraps up on May 5th in Essen, Germany. A complete list of dates can be found (more…)

RED FANG Announces European Headline Tour

RED FANG Announces European Headline Tour

Support to Come From Black Tusk

Portland, Oregon’s RED FANG have confirmed a European headlining tour this April with support coming from label mates BLACK TUSK. The tour kicks off April 5th in Segrate, Italy and runs through May 5th in Essen, Germany. Following those dates, RED FANG will head to Russia and Ukraine for three special shows.


RED FANG recently premiered their latest video for “Hank is Dead” directed by Whitey McConnaughy can be viewed here: 


RED FANG – New Video Released

RED FANG – New Video Released

Touring Europe With Mastodon Now

Portland, Oregon’s RED FANG are premiering their new video today on YouTube for “Hank Is Dead”, which is taken from their critically acclaimed release Murder The Mountains.RED FANG (more…)

RED FANG Announces European Tour With Mastodon

RED FANG Announces European Tour With Mastodon


Having just wrapped up their highly successful North American run with Mastodon, RED FANG has confirmed that they will be heading to Europe this Winter with Mastodon.   RED FANG will be providing direct support on the tour which kicks off January 10th in Finland and will conclude February 10th in Birmingham, England.

The band commented on the upcoming run: (more…)

RELAPSE RECORDS Celebrates 21st Anniversary!

RELAPSE RECORDS:  Celebrates 21st Anniversary!

RELAPSE RECORDS is proud to celebrate their monumental 21st birthday.  Home to such venerable acts as Mastodon, Baroness, Amorphis, Red Fang, Neurosis, Dying Fetus,  High On Fire, The Dillinger Escape Plan and many more, the label was formed in 1990 by Matthew Jacobson in his parent’s basement. 

The label has launched a brand new website and webstore in honor of this occasion and is offering a different album from their storied history for only 21 cents each day.  Owner, Matthew Jacobson commented on the anniversary:  

“I’m proud Relapse Records has been pushing the limits of extreme music for 21 years, and with a roster full of dynamic and forward thinking artists, I’m equally excited about the future. We wanted to show our appreciation for our fans over these last 21 years by offering great deals on our newly launched, the best place to quench your thirst for mayhem!”

RED FANG: Announce Additional Tour Dates; Shoot New Music Video

RED FANG:  Announce Additional Tour Dates; Shoot New Music Video

RED FANG has announced a handful of headlining dates in addition to their current North American Tour with Mastodon and The Dillinger Escape Plan.  A complete list of dates is listed below.  Additionally, the band is currently sharing war stories from the road via an exclusive tour blog at here.

Renowned for their sense of humor and penchant for over-the-top music videos, RED FANG has recently finished shooting their eagerly-awaited new clip for Murder The Mountains track “Hank Is Dead”. The video was directed by longtime friend of the band, Whitey McConnaughy (THE GOSSIP, MUDHONEY, FLOGGING MOLLY) in Portland, OR. RED FANG has previously worked with McConnaughy on their much-talked-about “Wires” & “Prehistoric Dog” videos that can be seen here and here.


Review – Sandrider – Sandrider

Looks like December is going to be a warm month this year. How do I know, well on December 6th, Good To Die Records is going to release the self titled album by Sandrider. Sandrider are from Seattle, WA, not to far north from where Red Fang is from, a band that many here are familiar with. Sandrider also shares a similar sound to them. That’s where the comparisons stop though as Sandrider are far from a “copycat” or “me too” band.

Jon Weisnewski and Nat Damm have been playing together for over a decade, and Jesse Roberts is a seamless addition. The songs ebb from beer raising, vocal-peppered riffs to hair growing, sludge ridden blasts. Guitar driven vocal hooks steer you into a bass and drum-accentuated stupor. All you love about hardcore, metal and good old fashioned fun is harnessed and manipulated into a brutally drawn out and rolling release that is refreshing and familiar. (more…)


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 just confirmed a Fall North American tour with Mastodon and Dillenger Escape Plan.  The tour kicks off November 1st in Los Angeles, CA and runs through December 1st in Lake Buena Vista, FL.  A complete list of dates is below:

Nov. 1   Los Angeles, CA            The Wiltern Theater

Nov. 2   Sacramento, CA            Ace of Spades

Nov. 3   San Francisco, CA         The Warfield Theater

Nov. 5   Portland, OR                  Roseland Theater

Nov. 6   Seattle, WA                     Showbox SODO

Nov. 7   Boise, ID                         Knitting Factory (more…)

Review – Elks – Destined For The Sun

Elks are a newer band recently signed by Tee Pee Records. Their album Destined For The Sun is due out from the label on September 27th, 2011. If Portland has Red Fang then the east coast belongs to Elks. Their heavy and sludgy monstrous riffs are a force to recon with. I’m not up to date with the sludge scene so I’m not going to sit here and sugar coat it or pretend to know what I’m talking about. That said, I was fully entertained by Elks debut release. There’s 6 tracks for a total of 22 minutes. Vocals are more on line to what you’d hear on a Kylessa album. The drums are tight, fast and hardly ever slow down. The bass is big but not to prominent. The guitars are fast, technical and boasts some great riffs throughout. The album had me (more…)

RED FANG: Announce More Tour Dates, Record Release Show

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 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…)

RED FANG: Premieres “Dirt Wizard” At; Release “Wires” Single Tuesday

For Immediate Release

RED FANG: Premieres “Dirt Wizard” At; Release “Wires” Single Tuesday

RED FANG are currently streaming “Dirt Wizard”, taken from their forthcoming album Murder The Mountains, exclusively via “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…)

Current Rotation 3/9/2011

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.

Tanks were recently featured as a New Band To Burn One To. At that time they were about to release their debut EP, Tracks. Shortly afterward it was released as streaming only at the band’s Bandcamp site. It has since been released in physical form on CD through the Memphis Hates You label.

I’m pretty pleased with what I hear. The EP is 22 minutes of punk, heavy and sometimes noise rock. There isn’t much on the CD insert but it seems as if it could have been recorded live in the studio. Either way, it sounds real good.

Metalliance Tour Tickets Available Now!

Tickets for the Metalliance Tour are on sale now. Click on ticket links to purchase. See you there!

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…)

Tee Pee Updates

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, ATLAS MOTH Added To ‘Metalliance Tour’

Via Blabbermouth

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…)

RED FANG: New Album Title, Artwork Unveiled

via Blabbermouth

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).

Two tracks from “Murder The Mountains”“Number Thirteen” and “Wires” — can be heard on RED FANG‘s Facebook page as well as downloaded as part of the free Relapse Records label sampler.

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 Offer Free Comp Album For Download

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!

Adult Swim Offers Free Album For Download

Adult Swim (yes, the Cartoon Network) is offering a free download of a bunch of unreleased tracks from Red Fang, Torch, Isis, Black Tusk among others. The tracklist is as follows:

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 To Release Limited Edition Tour EP

via PRP

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)
Pawn Everything

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.