Wednesday, October 28, 2015
So a handful of records have come out recently, and more to come!
The BLEAK lp has been out for a couple months now and the band has been non-stop in their efforts to play everywhere they possibly can in this country. This has meant some change in personnel due to their heavy touring schedule, but the core members remain and push the beast ever-forward.
This has included a run of shows down to Arizona and back with Call of the Void.
The band is gearing up for another national tour (as in the whole country) beginning right after Thanksgiving and coming back for Christmas. That's another whole month of Bleak ripping across the country in what I can only hope will be more reliable transportation. All those dates will be announced soon as they're wrapping up the final details of that tour.
If you've somehow been living under a rock you can check the record (and buy it) HERE.
DIALYSIS unleashed "Abastab" upon the world and so far it's been fun. They are playing out when they are able, so in the meantime listen to the record like 12,000 times because you can seriously get through it all that many times in a day. Plus, read the comic that comes with it.
If you wanna listen to the thing (or buy it), go HERE.
"Past Tense" by EX-BREATHERS came out this week! Just in time for the band to play a record release show in their hometown this week, followed by a set at The Fest! They will be doing a special second set there of Fugazi covers as well! Immediately following that they head out on a Southwest and West Coast tour with Gnarwhal!
Check the dates:
10/29 - Tallahassee, FL @ Club Downunder (no Gnarhwal)
11/01 - Gainesville, FL @ The Fest (The Atlantic, no Gnarwhal)
11/02 - Nashville, TN @ Stone Fox
11/03 - Bloomington, IN @ Fuck What You Heard House
11/04 - Chicago, IL @ Margaritaville
11/05 - Milwaukee, WI @ High Dive
11/06 - Minneapolis @ Pork Avenue
11/07 - Iowa City, IA @ Trumpet Blossom Cafe
11/08 - Omaha, NE @ O’leaver’s Pub
11/09 - Denver, CO @ Club Scum
11/10 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Diabolical Records
11/11 - Boise, ID @ Android House
11/12 - Portland, OR @ High Water Mark
11/13 - Seattle, WA @ Victory Lounge
11/14 - Bellingham, WA @ Makeshift Project
11/15 - Olympia, WA @ O'Malleys
11/16 - Corvallis, OR @ Interzone
11/17 - Oakland, CA @ Bergeron Books
11/18 - San Francisco, CA @ TBA
11/19 - Santa Barbara, CA @ FUNZONE
11/20 - Indio, CA @ ¡Casa de Alvarez!
11/21 - Tempe, AZ @ Yucca Tap Room
11/22 - El Paso, TX @ Warzawa
11/23 - Denton, TX @ Rubber Gloves
11/24 - New Orleans, LA @ Sisters In Christ
11/25 - Birmingham, AL @ Firehouse
Get "Past Tense" HERE.
GRIZZLOR's new 7 song 7" "Cycloptic" ought to coming out any day now. They're playing a handful of shows around it's release, including a hometown record release on Dec. 5th. Check details here. While you wait, you can stream the whole dang record (and purchase it) over at our site.
Get "Cycloptic" at this location NOW.
Finally, recording has commenced on the fabled BLEAK/ DIALYSIS split 7". Bleak has finished their side, sans vocals for one song. DIALYSIS has one song recorded and will be recording the second one in mid-November. The it's off to the presses. I will only say this much- Bleak does two covers. Dialysis does one cover (that is the same artist as one of the Bleak covers) and one original. It will sound rad. Who knows, there could be some added nonsense to the whole affair if you're lucky. Expect a Winter release for this one.
Now in some personal news, before ending this dumb thing, I sent out a newsletter with most of the orders I received in the last couple months. Essentially, besides plugging a lot of record stuff, I made mention of moving across the country. Well, plenty has changed recently that will be keeping me in Syracuse for the foreseeable future. Basically, my day job just got more exciting and opened up some opportunities for me that I have been working towards for a couple years. So it's a good thing! Of course, I shall once again do battle with the forces of Winter and that's no treat. But I feel the positives outweigh the negatives here, so we'll go with that.