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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…)


OM: Announce New Album, Reveal Record Artwork And Release Date AND New European Tour

It has been three WHOLE years since Om have released a record, the subdued God Is Good record dropped way back in 2009, and there were worries about their even more subdued activities. As in, inactivity. Now, thank goodness, we have a whole slew of news heading our way.

Above you can view a video concerning the new record, it will be titled ‘Advaitic Songs’, the word ‘advaitic’ being quite apparently a difficult word to define and express. In layman’s terms it deals with the identity of Self, which is pretty typical Al Cisneros lyrical subject matter. (more…)


Ghost Announce Austrailian Tour

Sweden metalers Ghost have announced a short tour of Australia.The tour dates are as follows:

WEDNESDAY 16 MAY    GOLD COAST, COOLANGATTA HOTEL – 18+ www.oztix.com.au – 1300 762 545 & Oztix outlets

FRIDAY 18 MAY    BRISBANE, THE TIVOLI – 18+ www.ticketek.com.au – 132 849, Rockinghorse and Kill The Music
SATURDAY 19 MAY    SYDNEY, METRO THEATRE – Lic A/A www.ticketek.com.au – 132 849
SUNDAY 20 MAY    MELBOURNE, BILLBOARD – 18+ www.ticketek.com.au – 132 849, www.billboardthevenue.com.au
TUESDAY 22 MAY    ADELAIDE, FOWLERS – Lic A/A www.venuetix.com.au, www.moshtix.com.au & 1300 GET TIX
WEDNESDAY 23 MAY PERTH, CAPITOL – 18+ www.moshtix.com.au & 1300 GET TIX

In a recent interview a Nameless Ghoul was quoted as saying: (more…)


Kyuss LIVES!

SEMINAL CALIFORNIA ROCK BAND TO PLAY FIRST U.S SHOWS IN MORE THAN 15 YEARS THIS FALL
KYUSS LIVES! — featuring original KYUSS members John Garcia, Nick Oliveri and Brant Bjork along with guitarist Bruno Fevery — will unleash their desert rock fury on the U.S. for the first time in over 15 years this fall. The eagerly anticipated near total return of the California rock pioneers follows the blanket success of the group’s sold out spring European tour which has proven to be a feast of recognition for the band. Due to unprecedented demand, the legendary musicians have announced two very special U.S. shows to take place this fall in New York and California. Openers The Sword will get each evening started before KYUSS LIVES! delivers its titanic grooves.

KYUSS LIVES! U.S. live dates:

September 23 – New York, NY – Terminal 5 (tickets HERE)
October 8 – Pomona, CA – The Fox Theater (tickets HERE)

KYUSS is a band that needs no introduction. In the 1990’s, the quartet produced some of the most celebrated, inspirational and influential rock music of its time. Over the course of four studio albums, KYUSS provided the blueprint for a generation of bands as they single-handedly spearheaded the “stoner rock” movement and created their own genre of rock ‘n’ roll. The group’s landmark albums — 1992’s Blues for the Red Sun and 1994’s Welcome to Sky Valley — are universally praised by both critics and fans and are a staple in any discerning rock record collection. The generator parties that took place in the deserts of southern California at the close of the eighties were the making of KYUSS who trailblazed a stunningly heavy psychedelic rumble described by everyone except the musicians themselves as “stoner rock” or the more aptly named “desert rock”. The band’s gargantuan sound rested on three pillars: a downtuned guitar played through a bass amp, the rhythm section’s quaking grooves and the instantly recognizable vocals of John Garcia. KYUSS’ classic lineup – Garcia, guitarist Josh Homme, bassist Nick Oliveri and drummer Brant Bjork – only lasted for two years and the band for just five, but after the unit’s dissolution in 1995, its posthumous legend grew and grew. In the years since, KYUSS’ legacy has lived on with previous members having formed or performed with the likes of Queens of the Stone Age, Brant Bjork and the Bros, The Dwarves, Mondo Generator, Slo Burn, Unida and Hermano.

Then something magical happened. In April 2010, Garcia announced a solo European tour billed as “Garcia Plays Kyuss”; the singer’s backing band composed of Belgian and Dutch musicians and friends including lifelong KYUSS devotee Bruno Fevery on guitar. The shows were met with great joy by KYUSS’ global fanbase. During a performance at France’s Hellfest that June, Garcia and Fevery were joined on stage by former KYUSS members Brant Bjork and Nick Oliveri for performances of the band’s classic songs “Gardenia” and “Green Machine”. After the gig, Garcia, Bjork and Oliveri decided to bring the KYUSS legacy back to where it really belongs; live and on stage. The undeniable chemistry and electricity that the performance yielded led to the resurrection of KYUSS’ lead-heavy psychedelic groove for the masses under the banner ‘KYUSS LIVES!’, a name both tongue-in-cheek and genuinely deserving of its exclamation point. In its review of the band’s sold out show at London’s Forum on April 2, Kerrang! called the event “a phenomenal resurrection” that KYUSS LIVES! “executed with their trademark, laid-back cool and cruising power still intact.”

The official KYUSS LIVES! European tour trailer can be viewed at this location and footage of the band performing “Green Machine” live in Italy can be seen HERE.

The most important stoner rock band of all time has returned. The second coming of KYUSS is upon us! KYUSS LIVES!

KYUSS LIVES! features John Garcia (lead vocals), Brant Bjork (drums, percussion), Bruno Fevery (guitars) and Nick Oliveri (bass).


Dead Meadow Tour in Europe, Release Peel Session

From the band’s latest ReverbNation status:

Hey everyone!  May will bring the first official release of the band’s 2001 Peel Session. This digital only release includes the until now bootlegged performance of songs that would be the bulk of Howls from the Hills. Recorded at the Fugazi practice space and the initial session that brought the band first to Europe. Fitting /coinciding tour of Europe to promote:

14/04/11 : The Drop – London (Stoke Newington) UK
15/04/11: Ekko – Utrect Netherlands
16/04/11 : De Nieuwe Nor – Heerlen Netherlands with Spindrift
17/04/11 : Roadburn festival – Tilburg Netherlands with Spindrift
18/04/11 : Trix – Antwerpen Belgium with Spindrift
19/04/11 : La Malterie – Lille France with Spindrift
20/04/11 : L’Abordage – Evreux France with Spindrift
21/04/11 : Rocking-Chair – Vevey Switzerland with Spindrift
22/04/11 : Unwound – Padova Italy with Spindrift
23/04/11 : etrisT – Trieste Italy with Spindrift
24/04/11 : Init – Rome Italy with Spindrift
25/04/11 : Sidro – Savignano sul Rubicone Italy with Spindrift
26/04/11 : Lio Bar – Brescia Italy with Spindrift
27/04/11 : Le Rockstore – Montpellier France with Spindrift
28/04/11 : Le Mistral Gagnant – Valence France with Spindrift
29/04/11 : Moog – Barcelona Spain with Spindrift
30/04/11 : Mogambo – Donosti Spain with Spindrift
01/05/11 : Taberna Belfast – Leon/Santa Maria del Paramo Spain withSpindrift
03/05/11 : Hard Club – Porto Portugal with Spindrift
04/05/11 : Universidad – Vitoria Spain with Spindrift
05/05/11 : Moby Dick – Madrid Spain with Spindrift
06/05/11 : Le Krakatoa – Bordeaux France with Spindrift
07/05/11 : Caveau des Trinitaires – Metz France with Spindrift
08/05/11 : Exit – Rotterdam Netherlands with Spindrift
09/05/11 : Hafenklang – Hamburg Germany with Spindrift
10/05/11 : Festsaal Kreuzberg – Berlin Germany with Spindrift
11/05/11 : Loppen – Copenhagen Denmark with Spindrift
12/05/11 : Debaser – Stockholm (S)
13/05/11 : Mejeriet – Lund (S)
15/05/11: XOYO – London, UK

See you all soon!


Acid King Australian Tour Dates

Acid King - October 2010It appears that doom metal legends, Acid King, are headed to Australia this October.

1st Oct 2010
Doomsday Festival II @ Rosies Live, Brisbane
w/ Acid King, Clagg, Looking Glass, Summonus, Sons of the Ionian Sea, Fattura Della Morte, Fear the Setting Sun, Agonhymn and Adrift For Days.
Tickets at the door 7pm.

2nd October 2010
Doomsday Festival II @ Newtown RSL, Newtown
w/ Acid King, Pod People, Summonus, Looking Glass, Clagg, Sons of Ionian Sea, Fattura Della Morte, VAN, Adrift for Days and Mother Mars
Tickets at the door 5pm.

3rd Oct 2010
Acid King @ Valve Bar, Sydney
w/ KK Null
Tickets at the door.

6th Oct 2010
Acid King @ The Harp, Wollongong
w/ TBA
Tickets at the door

7th Oct 2010
Acid King @ The Basement, Canberra
w/ TBA
Tickets at the door.

8th Oct 2010
Doomsday Festival II @ Fowlers Live, Adelaide
w/ Acid King, Space Bong, Sons of the Ionian Sea, Clagg, Agonhymn and Summonus
Tickets at the door 6pm, AA.

9th Oct 2010
Doomsday Festival II @ Northcote Social Club, Northcote
w/ Acid King, Pod People, Clagg, Sons of the Ionian Sea, Agonhymn, Lookin Glass, Summonus, Space Bong, Whitehorse and Encircling Sea
Tickets at the door 4:30pm.

10th Oct 2010
Nadja @ The Tote, Collingwood
w/ Acid King, Blarke Bayer/Black Widow and Breathing Shrine
Tickets at the door.