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GUST – Southern Lord Reveals The Latest Addition To Their Raging Summer Schedule

Posted in hardcore bands, music news, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , on June 15, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

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Southern Lord reveals the latest addition to their raging Summer schedule; enter progressive hardcore band GUST, hailing from Trollhättan, Sweden.

The fierce four piece skillfully combines pounding d-beat rhythms with a classic hardcore punk directness, and bring forth a maelstrom of metallic riffs, amalgamating into a brutal and arresting sonic assault fans of Cursed and Rise And Fall will swarm to. With one demo, one LP and four European tours already under their belt, and with a fifth tour running from June 24th through July 17th, GUST will release their brand new, self-titled album through Southern Lord Recordings this August. This second LP was self recorded at Fvck Life Studios, and mastered by Brad Boatright (Warcry, From Ashes Rise, Deathreat, Audiosiege Engineering), who supplies guest vocals on the track “Humility In Disguise.”

GUST’s incoming ten-track LP explodes with lyrical angst and musical fury from the get-go, bombarding the listener with catchy riffs and spot-on political statements. From this second LP, it is clear that GUST is a force with which to be reckoned.

Further info and vinyl preorders can be located HERE.

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Gust – Track Listing:

1. History Repeats
2. Always The Same
3. Reality Chokes
4. Unease
5. Crack The Skies
6. From Cradle To Grave
7. Humility In Disguise
8. Hollow Faces
9. No Concern, No Remorse
10. Restless Hands

GUST – Tour Dates:

6/24/2014 Tiefgrund – Berlin, DE
6/26/2014 Przychodnia – Warsaw, PL
6/27/2014 Ultra Chaos Piknik – Zelebsko, PL
6/28/2014 Rozbrat – Poznan, PL
6/29/2014 Private Apartment – Krakow, PL
6/30/2014 TBA – Lepzig, DE
7/02/2014 Biograffs – Decin, CZ
7/03/2014 Music Bar Jam – Opava, CZ
7/04/2014 Radhostem – Roznov, CZ
7/05/2014 Muszi – Budapest, HU
7/06/2014 Klub Fest – Belgrade, RS
7/07/2014 Klub Fest – Subotica, RS
7/08/2014 Somborkse Ruze – Sombor, RS
7/09/2014 TBA – Zagreb, HR
7/10/2014 Point – Enga, IT
7/11/2014 Klubi – Zurich, CH
7/12/2014 Schöner Wohnen – Cologne, DE
7/13/2014 TBA – Brighton, UK
7/14/2014 TBA – UK
7/15/2014 TBA – Newcastle, UK
7/16/2014 The Unicorn – London, UK
7/17/2014 AJZ – Neubrandenburg, DE

GUST:

Tommie Ek
Carl Persson
Fredrik Forsberg
Ibrahim Shabo

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(Source: Earsplit PR)

* For more info on GUST:

https://www.facebook.com/gustswe

http://gustswe.bandcamp.com

http://gust.bigcartel.com

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http://southernlord.bandcamp.com

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LONG LIVE GUST.

LONG LIVE HARDCORE.

Stone.

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BL’AST! – An Unreleased Recording Session Brought To Life By Dave Grohl

Posted in hardcore, hardcore metal, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , on July 5, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

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Set For September Release Via Southern Lord

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As far as stories of lost and found recorded material go, few tales can be told where all the pieces of the puzzle come together in fortunate ways, resulting in a brand new recording that surprised even the band themselves.

Having formed in 1982, infamous Santa Cruz hardcore legends BL’AST! released their first album, The Power of Expression in 1985. This debut blew everyone away and went on to become one of the highly sought after, “must- have” hardcore albums of the ‘80s. BL’AST! was beyond intense, continually pushing the boundaries of hardcore with their advanced musicianship, unstoppable energetic delivery and explosive live performances. This overwhelming power caught the attention of SST records, who released the band’s second album, It’s In My Blood in 1987.

Their third LP, Take The Manic Ride, was then released by the label in 1989. BL’AST!‘s wide-eyed, ambitious approach and intense perseverance became an influence for many bands to come. Shortly after the release of Take The Manic Ride, the band broke up and their story was buried by time and dust….UNTIL NOW!

Earlier this year BL’AST! guitarist Mike Neider contacted Southern Lord with news that he had found some mysterious old BL’AST! master tapes in an abandoned storage locker. Greg Anderson, a BL’AST! fanatic, wasted no time in sending the tapes to a studio to be baked. Needless to say, after 25 years gathering dust, the quality had deteriorated. Still, nobody could have anticipated what would follow. With the audio digitized, Southern Lord contacted fellow longtime BL’AST! fiend, Dave Grohl about mixing this recording, his response was an enthusiastic “FUCK YEAH!, LETS DO THIS”!

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Whilst inside Grohl’s famous 606 Studios (and with the Neve console as featured in the recent Grohl produced documentary Sound City) an astonishing discovery was made; a completely unheard, unreleased BL’AST! recording session from the mid-‘80s.

The lineup of the band at the time of the recording included second guitarist William Duvall (from Neon Christ, and now the current vocalist for Alice In Chains) who had moved from his hometown of Atlanta out to Santa Cruz on a tip from mutual friends, Corrosion of Conformity, to join the band. Unfortunately, his tenure with BL’AST! was short-lived and no recordings from that lineup were ever released.

From the thunderous bass intro of “Only Time Will Tell” to the apocalyptic warnings of “It’s In My Blood,” the album completely rips and rages from start to finish. All parties involved were completely amazed at how vibrant, unique and fresh this newly discovered material sounded. All things considered, it is miraculous the record survived this long and that everyone who was involved in bringing this recording to life, could be. Everything fell into place, when it could have easily crumbled along the way. This record is a time capsule that is meant to be heard!

There is no doubt in our minds that Blood! will be a crucial purchase for any current hardcore fiend as well as punk/hardcore fans who loved the band back in the day. START THE MACHINE!

Blood will see release via Southern Lord in North America on September 3, 2013. Stay tuned for further details to be unearthed. For now, check out a brand new visual trailer including the cover art for Blood! and more RIGHT HERE.

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(Source: Earsplit PR)

* For more info on BL’AST!:

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LONG LIVE BL’AST!

LONG LIVE DAVE GROHL.

Stone.

The First East Coast THE POWER OF THE RIFF Fest To Invade NYC In September

Posted in doom metal, extreme music, Heavy Metal, heavy metal news, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , on June 30, 2012 by Metal Odyssey

Following the recent announcement of the third annual West Coast installment of The Power Of The Riff Festival in Los Angeles on August 11th, now the first ever East Coast chapter of the festivities have been confirmed!

TPOTR is an event that honors extreme music fans and musicians of all ages, tapping into a lineup that represents the forefathers, milestones and current national touring acts, while shedding light on up-and-coming and local acts. Curated by The Power Of The Riff and Southern Lord and presented by Scenic and Brooklyn Vegan, the devastating two-day The Power Of The Riff East will take place in NYC on Saturday, September 1st and Sunday, September 2nd at Brooklyn’s massive Warsaw club, boasting an incredible roster of riffcrushing artists from across the country.

At press time the lineup for day one of TPOTR East includes PENTAGRAM, POISON IDEA, NEGATIVE APPROACH, XIBALBA, ALPHA & OMEGA and POWER TRIP, while day two will show SUNN 0))), WINTER, REPULSION, UNEARTHLY TRANCE, SALVATION and DEAD IN THE DIRT hitting the stage, with additional support and headlining acts still to be announced in the days ahead.

A limited number of two-day passes for The Power Of The Riff East are available for purchase right now RIGHT HERE. Single day tickets for both days will go on sale this Monday, July 2nd at 12pm EST. Saturday tickets will be available AT THIS LOCATION and Sunday tickets AT THIS LOCATION. tuned for more announcements in the days ahead as the lineup for this behemoth event expands.

Full info and tickets for The Power Of The Riff West — confirmed to take place on Saturday, August 11th at Los Angeles’ Echo/Echoplex — are available now HERE.

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(Source: Earsplit PR)

For more info, click on the links below!

http://www.thepoweroftheriff.com

http://twitter.com/#!/TPOTR

https://www.facebook.com/ThePowerOfTheRiff

http://www.southernlord.com

http://twitter.com/twatterlord

http://www.facebook.com/SLadmin

LONG LIVE TPOTR.

LONG LIVE METAL & EXTREME MUSIC.

Stone.

SOUTHERN LORD – Confirms Ferocious 2012 Summer Package Tour

Posted in hardcore, hardcore punk, Heavy Metal, heavy metal news, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , on April 5, 2012 by Metal Odyssey

Southern Lord this week confirms a devastating label tour package for this June and July, bringing some of the label’s newest and most promising acts as well as some major players on the eclectic but lethal roster together for a near month-long trek across the face of America.

Organized and booked by Southern Lord founder Greg Anderson, the core acts for the tour include the Ontario-based Hardcore/Rock outfit BURNING LOVE (featuring ex-Cursed vocalist), the dark lords of Swedish crust MARTYRDOD making their debut U.S. appearance, Milwaukee’s Punk/Hardcore crossover outfit ENABLER and Seattle’s powerhouse d-beat/death-infused Hardcore bastards BLACK BREATH.

Special additional performances from POISON IDEA, NOOTHGRUSH, PELICAN, POWERTRIP, WILD/TRIBE, DEAD IN THE DIRT, THE SECRET, ALL PIGS MUST DIE and more will join some of the shows regionally as well.

The final routing is still being plotted and finalized and a fully confirmed itinerary will be publicized in the next two weeks as it all takes shape.

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(Source: Earsplit PR)

For more info on SOUTHERN LORD, click on the links below:

http://www.southernlord.com

http://www.facebook.com/SLadmin

http://twitter.com/twatterlord

LONG LIVE SOUTHERN LORD.

Stone.

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