AUDIO: Red Fang’s “Not For You”


Only Ghosts (Relapse) is an album from Portland’s Red Fang that will be out in two weeks and while you’re pre-ordering it below via Amazon.com, check out a track from it called “Not For You”.

The album will be available in a standard version as well as a deluxe, pick and choose.

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AUDIO: Red Fang’s “Flies”


Only Ghosts will not be out for another three months but the album is over and Red Fang are probably figuring out how to be goofy in the video for the song that is sure to be visualized because a lot of times when a song surfaces, that will be the first one to be turned into a video, but will it? “Flies” is the song, get a hint for what the album is about and rock out. How about this for a change: don’t be goofy in this video until the last 30 seconds. Be normal for a change, show what Portland rock is, has, and always will be about, honor the power of Poison Idea, Hazel, or The Wipers and rock out without the mock out. Then be a mock again and carry on with your lunatic selves.

Not a good idea? Eh, here’s “Flies” nonetheless, make sure your ears do not bleeze upon listening. The album can be pre-ordered below via Amazon.com

RECORD CRACK: Boris’ “Pink” album celebrates 10th anniversary this year with a deluxe edition

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It has been ten years since Japan sludge rock trio Boris have released their album Pink and in honor of its 10th anniversary, they are going to release it as a deluxe edition in both the vinyl and CD formats. The LP will be a 3-record set while the compact disc version will be a double disc. The covers for each is just a slight variation of one another, with the vinyl pressing on the left, CD on the right.
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What makes this a deluxe is in addition to a new remaster of Pink, there is an additional album called Pink Sessions “Forbidden Songs” featuring previously unreleased songs done during the Pink session. Here’s the track listing for that:

1. Your Name Part 2
2. Heavy Rock Industry
3. Sofun
4. Non/Sha/Lant
5. Room Noise
6. Talisman
7. N.F.Sorrow
8. Are You Ready?
9. Tiptoe

To give you a slice of the newness, have a listen to track #2 on Pink Sessions “Forbidden Songs” called “Are You Ready?”.

To make things even better, the band are returning to North America for a tour in honor of the reissue that will be released on July 8th so set your coordinates, they’re ready to celebrate and Earth will be joining them on all dates except for the two shows in Canada. Shitstorm will be joining them on all shows, it’s a festival of rock, noise, and mayhem:

July 22 San Diego, CA (The Casbah) !/$
July 23 Phoenix, AZ (Crescent Ballroom) !/$
July 25 Dallas, TX (Trees) !/$
July 26 Austin, TX (The Mohawk) !/$
July 28 Ybor City, FL (The Orpheum) !/$
July 29 Orlando, FL (The Social) !/$
July 30 Atlanta, GA (The Masquerade) !/$
July 31 Asheville, NC (The Orange Peel) !/$
August 1 Nashville, TN (Third Man Records) !/$
August 3 Corrboro, NC (Cat’s Cradle) !/$
August 4 Washington, DC (930 Club) !/$
August 5 Brooklyn, NY (Warsaw) !/$
August 6 Philadelphia, PA (Union Transfer) !/$
August 7 New Haven, CT (College Street Music Hall) !/$
August 9 Boston, MA (Paradise Rock Club) $
August 10 Montreal, QC (Bar Le Ritz P.D.B.) $
August 11 Toronto, ON (Lee’s Palace) !/$
August 12 Cleveland, OH (Grog Shop) !/$
August 13 Grand Rapids, MI (Pyramid Scheme) !/$
August 14 Chicago, IL (Metro) !/$
August 16 Madison, WI (Majestic Theater) !/$
August 17 Minneapolis, MN (Fineline Music Cafe) !/$
August 18 Lawrence, KS (Granada Theatre) !/$
August 19 Denver, CO (Bluebird Theater) !/$
August 20 Salt Lake City, UT (Urban Lounge) !/$
August 22 Seattle, WA (Neumo’s) !/$
August 23 Portland, OR (Wonder Ballroom) !/$
August 25 San Francisco, CA (The Fillmore) !/$
August 26 Los Angeles, CA (The Regent Theater) !/$
August 27 Las Vegas, N (Hard Rock Hotel – Psycho Las Vegas) !/$

! = w/ Earth
$ = w/ Shitstorm

VIDEO: Windhand’s “Two Urns”


Grief’s Infernal Flower (Relapse) is the latest album from the gracious Windhand and half a year after its release, it is still as strong and powerful as it was in September. If you’ve had the album for awhile, you’re going to love what they did with the song “Two Urns” but if you’ve been hesitant to get this, maybe this will be the reason for you to get a copy.

VIDEO: Sleep’s full set at Southwest Terror Fest in Tucson, Arizona last month


When Sleep released their Volume One album in 1991, I was immediately floored. 24 years later, the band continue to show why the remain the best in what they do. I missed out on this when it was announced almost a month ago but the band performed at the Southwest Terror Fest in mid-October, blowing the entire crowd away with their sinister and heavenly dirges. This is the complete 90 minute set, and here is the set list:

  • Dopesmoker
  • Holy Mountain
  • The Clarity
  • Dragonaut
  • Sonic Titan
  • Aquarian
  • Antarcticans Thawed
  • Dopesmoker
  • VIDEO: Windhand’s “Crypt Key”


    Jordan Vance directed the new one by Windhand called “Crypt Key”, taken from their new album called Grief’s Infernal Flower (Relapse), which will be out on September 18th. Be patient, it’s just around the corner.

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    SOME STUFFS: Gaytheist and ᴚABBITS split album to be released in just under three weeks

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    As reported two months ago, the gents in Gaytheist and ᴚABBITS will be releasing a split album on Good To Die Records and we’re now closer to that moment, August 21st to be exact. The album will be called GAY*BITS and everyone involved has decided to share a track. ᴚABBITS offer their song called “Ready To Right”, which you can listen to by going to RevolverMag.com while Gaytheist tell you why you should “Run To Away From Home”, which you can hear over at GearGods.net.

    VIDEO: The Vintage Caravan’s “Crazy Horses”


    This “Crazy Horses” has nothing to do with the well known Osmonds song, but it’s a stoner rock soon-to-be classic by The Vintage Caravan, who have released an album last week called Arrival, which fits them alongside ABBA. Will they become monarchs like ABBA? If you listen to this, you might say “oh hell yeah”.

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    SOME STUFFS: Gaytheist and ᴚABBITS to release a split album in August

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    If you are fans of either Gaytheist and ᴚABBITS, you are going to like this bit of news as the Seattle label Good To Die are preparing to press up a split album between both Portland bands. The album has a nice hybrid title: GAY*BITS so if you want to get up into their gay bits, then get ready. Some of the songs are collaborations too, but here is some info on what to expect from it:

    1. “Hope The Nihilist” (Gaytheist original)
    2. “Run Away To Home” (Gaytheist original)
    3. “We And Zoo” (ᴚABBITS cover performed by Gaytheist, original can be found on the album Bites Rites by ᴚABBITS)
    4. “Fight Right” (ᴚABBITS cover performed by Gaytheist, original can be found on the album Bites Ritesby ᴚABBITS)
    5. “I Quit” (Gaytheist song, performed by Gaytheist with Josh from ᴚABBITS on vocals – orginal can be found on the album Rainbows Have Nothing To Hide by Gaytheist)
    6.”Soap Scum” (Original written by Jason from Gaytheist and Josh from ᴚABBITS, performed by Gaytheist)
    7.”Soap Scum” (Original written by Jason from Gaytheist and Josh from ᴚABBITS, performed by ᴚABBITS)
    8. “Move Her Body” (ᴚABBITS song, performed by ᴚABBITS with Jason from Gaytheist on vocals, original can be found on the album Bites Rites by ᴚABBITS)
    9. “I’m On Top” (Gaytheist cover performed by ᴚABBITS, original can be found on the album Rainbows Have Nothing To Hide by Gaytheist)
    10.”60 Easy Payments” (Gaytheist cover performed by ᴚABBITS, original can be found on the album Hold Me…But Not So Tight by Gaytheist)
    11.”The New Government You” (ᴚABBITS original)
    12.”Ready To Right” (ᴚABBITS original)

    The album can be pre-ordered directly from Good To Die by heading here


    Gaytheist and ᴚABBITS are each heading out on their own tours so take some time to schedule your plans and head out there:

    Gaytheist tour dates
    June 12… Portland, OR (High Water Mark)
    June 18… Calgary, AL (The Palomino)
    June 20… Saskatoon (MoSo Fest) @
    June 21… Edmonton (Brixx Bar and Grill)
    June 23… Vancouver BC (Biltmore Cabaret)
    July 31… Portland, OR (Kenton Club)
    August 1… Seattle, WA (The Funhouse)

    @ = w/ Cancer

    ᴚABBITS tour dates
    July 1… Portland, OR (The Know; 10th Anniversary show)
    July 31… Portland, OR (Kenton Club)
    August 1… Seattle, WA (The Funhouse)
    August 27… Seattle, WA (Roachella Festival)

    Now check out the song Josh of ᴚABBITS did with Gaytheist called “I Quit” by clicking here.

    VIDEO: Lucifer’s “Izrael”


    Directed by Chris Koll, Lucifer have made the first video for their forthcoming album Lucifer I (Rise Above), due out June 16th. The group will be going on a tour throughout North America this summer, plan ahead. The tour will also include High On Fire and Pallbearer:

    July 30… San Diego, CA (Casbah)
    July 31… Los Angeles, CA (The Echoplex)
    August 1… San Fransisco, CA (The Regency Ballroom)
    August 3… Portland, OR (Hawthorne Theatre)
    August 4… Vancouver, BC (Rickshaw Theatre)
    August 5… Seattle, WA (Neumos)
    August 7… Salt Lake City, UT (The Complex)
    August 8… Denver, CO (Gothic Theatre)
    August 10… Minneapolis, MN (Mill City Nights)
    August 11… Chicago, IL (Thalia Hall)
    August 12… Ferndale, MI (The Loving Touch)
    August 13… Toronto, ON (The Opera House)
    August 14… Syracuse, NY (The Lost Horizon)
    August 15… New York, NY (Irving Plaza)
    August 17… Boston, MA (Royale)
    August 18… Brooklyn, NY (Music Hall of Williamsburg)
    August 19… Philadelphia, PA (Theatre of The Living Arts)
    August 20… Baltimore, MD (Baltimore Soundstage)
    August 21… Winston-Salem, NC (Ziggy’s)
    August 22… Atlanta, GA (The Masquerade)
    August 23… New Orleans, LA (One Eyed Jacks)

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