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Metal Blade Records Showcase @ The Glass House ft. Six Feet Under, Cattle Decapitation & More 9/15

August 31st, 2012

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Metal heads – you’ll want to head to the Glass House on Saturday, September 15th for Metal Blade Records’ 30th Anniversary party.

Metal Blade teamed up with Scion A/V for the showcase event, which will also be recorded (for what, exactly, remains unclear at this juncture).

Oh yeah, and the bands participating in this FREE (yup!) event are the following: Six Feet Under, Cattle Decapitation (performing their album Monolith of Inhumanity in its entirety), Battlecross, Gypsyhawk, and Pilgrim.

The whole thing will take place from 1-6 PM, and it’s all ages. Bring the kids!

So how do you get in? Just click here and RSVP at Scion A/V’s site. Act quickly, as they’re expecting a big crowd.

Fine print:

Saturday, September 15th, 2012

1pm – 6 pm

The Glass House

200 West 2nd Street

Pomona, CA 91766

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Track Listing Revealed for Soundtrack to RZA’s The Man With the Iron Fists Featuring Kanye West, Wu-Tang Clan and The Black Keys

August 30th, 2012

As reported by Pitchfork, the Quentin Tarantino-produced major directorial debut from RZA (aka Samurai Apocalypse) co-written with Eli Roth is set to release November 2. What’s possibly even more exciting is that the official soundtrack now has a release date set for October 23 coming to you from Soul Temple/STAX/Red Distribution. Read more…

By Christopher Powell Posted in News ,

Wake – The Fifth Finger

August 30th, 2012

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A Path of Awesome in His Wake

It’s always great to see musicians go out on a limb and try something new. It’s even better to see them succeed. Wake’s second EP, The Fifth Finger, brings a refreshingly electronic veneer to hip-hop, or a refreshingly hip-hop veneer to electronic music, depending on which way you look at it. The five tracks contained within may be short, but each of them pack a stylistic punch as we see Wake establish his footing as an artist. Read more…

By Ryan Stabile Posted in Reviews

The Coup Announce New Album Sorry to Bother You For October 2012 Release

August 30th, 2012

The Coup will release their new album Sorry To Bother You this October 30th via Anti- Records. Following up 2006’s Pick a Better Weapon, the latest from the Boots Riley-led collective boasts guest appearances from Vernon Reid, Anti-Flag, Das Racist, Killer Mike, Japanther, Jolie Holland, and Joe Henry. Read more…

By Christopher Powell Posted in News ,

Listen: Stream Those Darlins Cover Of Iggy Pop’s “Repo Man”

August 30th, 2012

American Laundromat Records are all set to release their Repo Man Soundtrack Tribute on September 18th. In anticipation, they have put out Those Darlins’ cover of Iggy Pop’s “Repo Man” as an exclusive iTunes advance single. Read more…

By Christopher Powell Posted in News ,

Watch: New Video for Bill Fay’s “This World”

August 30th, 2012

English singer Bill Fay released his first new studio LP in over 40 years called Life Is People (Dead Oceans) earlier this month. On Monday, Stereogum premiered the video for the album’s new single featuring Jeff Tweedy, “This World”, directed by Tim Rutili of Califone. Read more…

By Christopher Powell Posted in News

Trampled By Turtles Announce Fall 2012 Tour Dates

August 30th, 2012

Trampled By Turtles have announced additional dates in December to their Fall 2012 tour in continued support of their latest release, Stars and Satellites (available now on Thirty Tigers/RED). Read more…

By Christopher Powell Posted in News

Delerium Announce New Album Music Box Opera for October 2012 Release

August 29th, 2012

Delerium is dropping their first new record in six years, Music Box Opera, on October 30. Read more…

By Amber Kong Posted in News

Listen and Download: Amanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra Release New Single “The Killing Type”

August 29th, 2012

Amanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra are kicking off a 35-date international tour starting September 10. Read more…

By Amber Kong Posted in News

Andrew W.K. Secret Show Live at the Viper Room

August 29th, 2012

Party Rock. Party in the USA. Get the Party Started. Fight for Your Right to Party.

In America, we typically respond with enthusiasm for any song that commands us to have a good time. Throw the word “party” in there and well, we just about lose our minds. Maybe it’s the repeated use of that word that lit the fire for the raucous, fist-pumping, stage-diving insanity that took place at the Viper Room last night.
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By Maggie Levin Posted in Reviews, Show Reviews