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Introducing… Christian Mistress

bio from Relapse Records:

“a deliciously retro sound, with two guitars dancing in lockstep over a leather-jacketed chug and swagger reminiscent of early-’80s Black Sabbath.” – Time Out NY

Olympia, Washington’s traditional heavy metal band, CHRISTIAN MISTRESS (Christine Davis: vocals, Oscar Sparbel: guitar, Ryan McClain: guitar, Johnny Wulf: bass, Reuben Storey: drums) formed in 2007, while the band’s 2010 LP, ‘Agony & Opium’, received international critical acclaim for its unflinchingly authentic take on American heavy metal.

In 2009 CHRISTIAN MISTRESS released a 4 song demo cassette, which quickly went on to sell more than 300 copies worldwide. The demo attracted the attention and praise of several underground luminaries and lovers of classic metal including infamous illustrator Dennis Dread, Ajna (more…)


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…)


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 Relapse.com, the best place to quench your thirst for mayhem!”


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!


Red Fang Sign To Relapse Records

via Blabbermouth

Relapse Records has announced the signing of Portland, Oregon’s RED FANG. The band recently completed recording its as-yet-untitled sophomore album with producer Chris Funk (THE DECEMBERISTS) for an early 2011 release. The CD was mixed by Vance Powell (THE RACONTEURS).

RED FANG (Brian Giles on guitar, vocals; Aaron Beam on bass, vocals; David Sullivan on guitar, vocals; and John Sherman on drums) formed in 2005 and has released a critically acclaimed self-titled debut full-length in 2009.

RED FANG commented on the signing: “We are f’ing stoked to sign a deal with Relapse.

“We had a great time recording with Chris Funk.

“Mixing was finished back in February/March and now we are ready for it to hit the streets.

“We’re still brainstorming a title for the unnamed beast. …and holy shit, get ready for new videos!”

RED FANG‘s video for the song “Prehistoric Dog” was one of the more buzzed about videos on the web last year. The clip was directed by Whitey McConnaughy (THE GOSSIP, MUDHONEY, FLOGGING MOLLY, TUBRONEGRO) and can be viewed below.

RED FANG will embark on three-week U.S. tour next month alongside VALIENT THORR.