Posted in MP3 | music | tour dates | video on September 19, 2008

by Nick Masi

DOWNLOAD: Eat Skull - Seeing Things (MP3)
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Eat Skull
Eat Skull

Portland, Oregon's Eat Skull have been making noise for less than two years now, but in that time have attracted a lot of attention. They've been lumped into the popular "lo-fi" or do I dare say, "shitgaze," genre, with the likes of Times New Viking, TVK and Pink Reason. Eat Skull incorporates elements of hardcore into their songs, making their poppy sound a little more rough. After releasing a number of 7"'s, all of which sold out almost instantly, Eat Skull finally put out their first full length, "Sick to Death," on Siltbreeze Records back in May. Like Panther, Meth Teeth and White Fangs, they're part of a new generation of bands making noise outside their hometown of Portland. MTV News invaded the city for a recent piece on the entire scene including The Thermals. That video is embedded below.

Psychedelic HorseshitEat Skull's Siltbreeze label-mates Psychedelic Horseshit, like Times New Viking, hail from Columbus, Ohio. Though also linked to the "lo-fi" sound, PH are a lot harder and more abrasive than most. The pop element is still there, just not as heavy. Psychedelic Horseshit sound like a band that is having fun. They don't care about being tied down to a specific genre and they like to play at a very high volume. Their live shows are always a good time and LOUD. Like Eat Skull and the town of Portland, Psychedelic Horseshit and the "lo-fi" sound were also the focus of an MTV News piece. That one was previously posted.

Eat Skull are on their first nationwide tour and will be in NYC this weekend. TONIGHT (9/19) they're at Dead Herring in Brooklyn with USAisamonster and Little Claw, Sunday they play DCTV (formerly the Tank) with Blank Dogs, and Monday (9/22) they're at Death By Audio. The latter two shows are also with Psychedelic Horseshit (...hey, isn't Brooklyn Yeasayer's turf?) who are then continuing on the road with Eat Skull down to Georgia. All Eat Skull and Psychedelic Horseshit tour dates, and video, below...

Eat Skull - 2008 Tour Dates
Sep 19 - dead herring w/ usaisamonster, little claw brooklyn, New York
Sep 20 - Danger Danger w/ little claw, psychedelic horseshit philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Sep 21 - DCTV/The Tank w/ BLANK DOGS, LITTLE CLAW, P. HORSESHIT, intelligence manhattan, New York
Sep 22 - Death By Audio w/ Psychedelic Horseshit, Drunkdriver, Gold Dust brooklyn, New York
Sep 23 - Golden West Cafe w/ psychedelic horseshit baltimore, Maryland
Sep 24 - tba house party? w/ psychedelic horseshit chapel hill, North Carolina
Sep 25 - highland inn ballroom lounge w/ psychedelic horseshit Atlanta, Georgia
Sep 27 - gonerfest afternoon show 1-6pm memphis, Tennessee
Sep 28 - Replay Lounge w/ Bandit Teeth Lawrence, Kansas
Sep 29 - Rhinoceropolis Denver, Colorado
Sep 30 - Red Light Salt Lake City, Utah

Psychedelic Horseshit - 2008 Tour Dates
Sep 20 - VOX POPULI philly, Pennsylvania
Sep 21 - DCTV (the Tank) manhattan, New York
Sep 22 - Death By Audio brooklyn, New York
Sep 23 - golden west Cafe baltimore, Maryland
Sep 25 - Highland INN ballroom atlanta, Georgia
Sep 26 - ODESSA memphis, Tennessee
Sep 27 - Gonerfest (afternoon party) memphis, Tennessee
Sep 29 - Duck Island cleveland, Ohio
Sep 30 - valentine's Albany, New York
Oct 1 - POP montreal FEST Montreal, Ontario
Oct 2 - teranga Toronto, Ontario

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Comments (16)

how can anyone like that shitgaze crap from columbus, ohio? Eff those no talent d-bags

Posted by james | September 19, 2008 1:46 PM

"how can anyone like that shitgaze crap from columbus, ohio? "

I'll show you how. like this. look I like it. ok? that's how.

Posted by Anonymous | September 19, 2008 2:00 PM

how funny is it that the first time in a LONG WHILE brooklynvegan posts something about a GOOD BAND, some fucktard tries to disparage it. a reflection of the maggots that frequent here. Eat Skull is brill.

Posted by Anonymous | September 19, 2008 2:20 PM

Go skull, go shit, go maggots. I like music that maggots up my ears. I like ROTTEN JAMZ

Posted by Nestor, a Poet and Faggle Rocker | September 19, 2008 2:32 PM

Psych Horseshit is not loud. by any means. they roll with combo amps. they are awful and always have been. people who like this music are complete assholes who need to be handed a Young Widows record.

Posted by Anonymous | September 19, 2008 2:58 PM

EAT MY SKULL

Posted by SF | September 19, 2008 3:17 PM

anon 2:58, psychedelic horseshit is REALLY loud

Posted by Anonymous | September 19, 2008 3:51 PM

psychadelic horseshit-worst name for a band ever

Posted by Anonymous | September 19, 2008 4:14 PM

psychedelic horseshit, best band name ever

Posted by Anonymous | September 19, 2008 4:19 PM

psychedelic horshshit = best band ever

Posted by Anonymous | September 19, 2008 4:21 PM

Psych Horseshit is the new ween.

much love

Posted by Dirty-Ear Bill | September 19, 2008 4:22 PM

psych horseshit live is funny, they didnt like the audience at all at the show i was at

Posted by Anonymous | September 19, 2008 4:56 PM

what ph don't like are tha indie rockerz

Posted by Anonymous | September 20, 2008 6:04 AM

Psychedelic Horseshit is not the new Ween. They aren't even good enough to be a scab on Ween's ass.

Psychedelic Horseshit do not represent Columbus Ohio.

I wish they claimed another city as their home.

Please go away, you no talent hacks.

Posted by Anonymous | March 11, 2009 10:47 AM

If someone from Columbus hates them, they must be good. Anything that doesn't represent that city is good with me.

Posted by Anonymous | March 11, 2009 10:50 AM

wang is free agent

Posted by meech | December 12, 2009 5:38 PM

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