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Sleestak Show Updates

Hey all, we just wanted to send out a quick email with our updated shows list. Please make it out to one or more if you can!

5/4/12
w/Sleestak, The Revomatics, and Pilot Airer.
at The Up And Under Pub, 1216 E. Brady St., Milwaukee, WI.
$5 cover. Show starts at 8pm.

5/6/12
w/Sleestak, Sioum, Austaras, and Oyarsa.
at The Empty Bottle, 1035 N. Western Ave, Chicago, IL.
Show starts at 7pm.

6/1/12 (more…)


Sleestak News and Shows

Greetings, we’d like to send out some news and info to all our friends:

First off SHOWS. We’ve got a few to tell you about at the moment with a few more in the works.

3/31/12 – Sleestak w/ Subatomic, Heaving Mass, and 100 Suns. At The Blue Pig, 5036 s. Packard Ave, Cudahy, WI. Show starts at 9pm. $5.00 admission. Mike Smith from Days Of The Doomed fest will be here selling special discounted passes to the weekend long event in June.

4/28/12 – Sleestak w/ Full Shred Ahead, Memories Wither, Samyaza, and Habit Of Force. At The Blue Pig, 5036 s. Packard Ave, Cudahy, WI. Show starts at 9pm. $5.00 admission. Ride For Dime Benefit.

5/4/12 – Sleestak goes on full freestyle psychedelic rampage against two other bands in a battle to the death. Come out, vote for us, and help us win a spot at and bring the DOOM to Summerfest. At The Up And Under Pub, 1216 E. Brady St., Milwaukee, WI. $5 admission. Show starts at 8pm.
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Bandcamp Recommendations 1/5/2012

Welcome to the first Bandcamp Recommendations of 2012. Welcome. I hope your Christmas and New Years were nice, fun and safe. Now, onto the music. As always, everything is free. Some straight up free, others name your price. Please support the bands in anyway possible. Hell, even sharing this article and/or the bands music through your own social circles helps spread th word which is good the for the bands.

Band biographies are pointless piles of self-indulgent garbage. Therefore, the members of the Satanic Rock & Roll combo known as YOU HANDSOME DEVIL have chosen to say absolutely nothing about their extraordinarily spectacular band and how great it is. If you like it, turn it up. If you hate it, go to Hell. Either way you’ll be listening to YOU HANDSOME DEVIL.

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Sleestak News and Shows!

Greetings to everyone on the front…..

First, just want to let everyone know that next week we will be supporting the mighty Totimoshi for two dates of their tour. Here is the info:

Augst 9, 2011 – 8pm
Totimoshi w/ Sleestak, Like Like The Death Deaths
Club Garibaldi
2501 South Superior Street
Milwaukee, WI 53207

Augst 10, 2011 – 8pm
Totimoshi w/ Sleestak, Romero
The Frequency
121 West Main Street
Madison, WI 53703 (more…)


Review-Sleestak-The Flight of the Altrusia

As a kid I was scared shitless of the Sleestak’s from “Land of the Lost”…what 7 year old wasn’t. Well today I am joyfully frightened by a different Sleestak…the band from the Midwest. The band has been kicking around for about 8 years and has created a gem for lovers of heavy psychedelic doom with their latest, The Fall of Altrusia.

The seven tracks are called chapters on this album and so we begin with “Chapter 1-In the Beginning”. The track begins straight up heavy then slides into the psychedelic beauty as we are slammed by the heaviness again. I mean heavy, man. “Chapter 2-Exiled from the City” is introduced without any space between tracks. Psychedelic vocals and lingering notes lull us into a false tranquility. The track is very ISIS-like with the echoing single notes and relentless drumming that seems caged and ready to explode. (more…)


New Band To Burn One To – Sleestak

As also seen on Heavy Planet

Todays New Band To Burn One To is Sleestak. They are from Milwaukee, Wisconsin and play an experimental/psychedelic/metal. They have some pretty heavy and trippy tunes. Definitely a good one to listen to when passing  fatty around with your best buds (pun intended).

DOOM. PSYCHEDELIA. STONER ROCK. The three terms which solidify and justify the existence of this musical anomaly known as SLEESTAK.

Formed in late 2003 with former members of Sixinch, Atomic Number 9, and Planet Delirium, Sleestak have become one of the midwest’s most unique bands, gaining fans in the region and abroad with their metal/psychedelic fused doom rock. Sometimes labeled a “metal jam band”, the band often delve into the bluesy realms of improvisation and embrace free-flowing instrumentals, taking the music into epic mind-altering depths. Through live demos, bootlegs, and studio recordings over the past couple years, Sleestak have garnered radio play, media praise, and positive comparisons to Pink Floyd, Black Sabbath, Clutch, Monster Magnet, Isis, Colour Haze, The Melvins, Godflesh, Ten Years After, and other groups that thrive on experimentation, originality, and heaviness.

The “Skylon Express” full length album was officially released May 2010 in digital format worldwide and can be found on iTunes, Amazon, Napster, eMusic, MediaNet, Shockhound, and other digital media outlets. Featuring 8 songs that span the first 4 years of the band’s existence showcasing a disregard for a standard style of music and a sure love of strangeness and experimentation. One thing is certain – it’s HEAVY.

2010 also brings the band’s next studio effort “The Fall Of Altrusia”, set to begin recording in mid-July. This will not be a typical album by any standard. One can expect a journey, an experience like no other that will take the listener for a mind trip of emotions for nearly 60 minutes. Greatly influenced by other epic long-playing compositions from the likes of Cathedral, Sleep, Ufomammut, and Pink Floyd, “The Fall Of Altrusia” promises to deliver the psychotropic goods.

And deliver the goods they do