RELAPSE RECORDS: Album News for REVOCATION, EXHUMED, BLACK TUSK, and More!
REVOCATION: “Chaos of Forms” Posted Online At JacksonGuitars.com
REVOCATION has posted the title track from their forthcoming album Chaos of Forms online now at JacksonGuitars.com. The band has previously posted “No Funeral” at GuitarWorld.com, “Dissolution Ritual” at MetalSucks.net, and “Cradle Robber” via the REVOCATION Facebook and MySpace pages. Chaos of Forms will see its North American release on August 16th (September 5th internationall y) and is available for pre-order at this location and at iTunes.
REVOCATION has also posted footage filmed during the Chaos of Forms recording sessions online now at this location. The band recorded Chaos of Forms earlier this year with engineer Pete Rutcho at Damage Studios.
REVOCATION has a handful of Northeast shows lined up for August in support of Chaos of Forms release. The band will be heading out a full U.S. tour this fall with further details to be announced soon.
EXHUMED: Announce European ‘All Guts, No Glory’ Tour Dates
EXHUMED has announced the European leg of their on-going All Guts, No Glory touring for this October. EXHUMED will be joined once again by label-mates CEPHALIC CARNAGE for this tour that kicks-off on October 8 with a performance as part of the Way of Darkness Festival in Lichtenfels, Germany. A listing of confirmed tour dates and cities can be found here. This tour immediately precedes the just announced full North American tour EXHUMED has lined up for this fall with GOATWHORE and CEPHALIC CARNAGE.
EXHUMED are currently rounding out a western U.S. headlining tour in support of All Guts, No Glory with MACABRE, CEPHALIC CARNAGE, and WITHERED. Following, EXHUMED will head to Europe for a handful of open-air festivals. A complete listing of EXHUMED tour dates can be found here.
EXHUMED saw the international release of All Guts, No Glory in July. The band’s first album in eight years is currently streaming in its entirety at this location. All Guts, No Glory is available on CD, deluxe digital, a limited edition 2-disc set that includes a second disc of exclusive bonus tracks, single LP vinyl, and limited edition buzzsaw shaped vinyl. The strictly limited deluxe sawblade-shaped vinyl includes 2 LPs on blood red vinyl in a gatefold jacket with insert.
BLACK TUSK: Post Demo Track From ‘Set The Dial’
BLACK TUSK has posted a demo version of “Ender of All” online now at the band’s Facebook page. “Ender of All” is one of the ten brand new tracks that embody the band’s forthcoming full-length Set The Dial. BLACK TUSK recorded Set The Dial this past June in Seattle, WA with noted engineer Jack Endino (HIGH ON FIRE, SOUNDGARDEN, BRUCE DICKINSON). Set The Dial is currently set for an October 25th North American release date, October 31st internationally. Additional release information will be posted shortly.
BLACK TUSK saw the recent re-issue of their debut album Passage Through Purgatory this past May. The re-mastered album with bonus tracks is currently streaming online now at this location.
BLACK TUSK was named ‘Best Local Metal Band’ in the 2011 Best of Savannah readers poll as hosted by Connect Savannah, the free weekly alternative arts and entertainment newspaper for Savannah, GA. Photos of BLACK TUSK at the awards ceremony can be seen now at the band’s Facebook page.
CEPHALIC CARNAGE: Lucid Interval To See Re-Issue; Announce North American and European Tours with EXHUMED
CEPHALIC CARNAGE will see the official re-issue of the fan-favorite Lucid Interval album this September via Relapse Records. The Lucid Interval re-issue features expanded packaging and a previously unreleased bonus track. Lucid Interval will be available in stores once again starting on September 13th. Additional information and pre-order options can be found here.
Additionally, CEPHALIC CARNAGE have partnered up with label-mates EXHUMED for two-months of international touring this fall. The two bands will head to Europe in early October for a tour that will kick-off with a performance as part of the Way of Darkness Festival in Germany. Following, CEPHALIC CARNAGE and EXHUMED, along with Louisiana’s GOATWHORE, will embark on a four-week North American tour. A complete listing of tour dates and cites can be found here with more to be announced soon.
RED FANG: To Perform At Seattle’s Bumbershoot Festival; On Tour Now
RED FANG are confirmed to take part in the long-running Seattle Music and Arts festival, Bumbershoot, the weekend of September 3rd. RED FANG will perform on the Exhibition Hall Stage at the Seattle Center on Saturday, September 3rd along with PENTAGRAM, VALIENT THOR and more. For tickets and a complete festival line-up, please visit Bumbershoot.org.
RED FANG are on tour now as part of the traveling Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. This five-week North American tour also includes MEGADETH, DISTURBED, IN FLAMES, KINGDOM OF SORROW, TRIVIUM and more. RED FANG will be playing off-dates from the festival in select cities with UNEARTH, and ALL SHALL PERISH. A listing of tour dates and cities can be found here.
Relapse Records Partners With Moshpit Tragedy To Offer Pay-What-You-Want MP3 Albums
Moshpit Tragedy is now offering a sliding-payment download series on select Relapse catalog titles where digital albums will be available starting at $2.99.
The first Relapse album to be available through this promotion is the entire This Comp Kills Fascists Vol. 1 release. That’s 51 tracks from bands such as Brutal Truth, Weekend Nachos, Agents of Satan, Kill The Client, Maruta, Magrudergrind, Insect Warfare, and more all for a name-your-own-price.
New Relapse releases will be added to the series every week, check the label page at MoshpitTragedy.com for the latest updates.
In Stores Now!!
Unkind – ‘Harhakuvat’
Finland’s UNKIND unleash a salvo of dark, ominous hardcore/punk on their Relapse debut Harhakuvat. More than just orthodox d-beat/crust, UNKIND distill dystopian frustrations and anxieties, and explore deeper shades of darkness within ominous, desolate dirges. Harhakuvat comes direct from the gut, with the urgency and true sense of purpose that hardcore/punk rock was built upon.
Harhakuvat is in stores everywhere now! Pick up your copy today or order now at Relapse.com and recieve a free copy of Massappeal’s ‘Nobody Likes a Thinker’ CD.
On Tour Now!!
Click here for a complete listing of tour dates to see if Relapse artists are coming to a town near you!
~ UNKIND – ‘Harhakuvat’ CD & Ltd. Ed. LP
~ TOXIC HOLOCAUST – ‘Conjure and Command’ CD, CD/DVD & Ltd. Ed. 2xLP
~ HAIL!HORNET – ‘Disperse The Curse’ CD
~ DYING FETUS – ‘History Repeats…’ CD EP
~ EXHUMED – ‘All Guts, No Glory’ CD & Ltd. Ed. 2xLP
~ MORTA SKULD – ‘Through The Eyes of Death’ collection
~ DEKAPITATOR- ‘We Will Destroy…You Will Obey!!!’ CD re-issue
~ GENERAL SURGERY – ‘Necrology’ re-issue CD re-issue
~ DEATH – ‘Human’ CD re-issue
~ TOMBS – ‘Path Of Totality’ CD & Ltd. Ed. 2xLP
~ LOOKING FOR AN ANSWER – ‘Eterno Terblinka’ CD
~ HAEMORRHAGE – ‘Hospital Carnage’ CD & Ltd. Ed. LP
~ INEVITABLE END – ‘The Oculus’ CD & Ltd. Ed. LP
~ BLACK TUSK – ‘Passage Through Purgatory’ CD & Ltd. Ed. LP
~ WEEKEND NACHOS – ‘Worthless’ CD
~ ZOMBI – ‘Escape Velocity’ CD & Ltd. Ed. LP
~ HORSEBACK – ‘The Gorgon Tongue’ 2xCD
~ AGORAPHOBIC NOSEBLEED / DESPISE YOU – ‘And On And On…’ split CD & Ltd. Ed. LP
~ RED FANG – ‘Murder The Mountains’ CD & Ltd. Ed. LP
~ INDIAN – ‘Guiltless’ CD & Ltd. Ed. LP
~ OBSCURA – ‘Omnivium’ Deluxe CD, CD, & Ltd. Ed. LP