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Chaos in Tejas adds bands & loses some due to controversy; Gilead Media launches festival

by BBG

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Chaos in Tejas have announced another round of bands for their 2012 shindig (first round here), including rare appearances from legendary post-hardcore band Moss Icon (a one-time only reunion), as well as Japan’s Reality Crisis and Skizophrenia (their only US dates), and repeat offenders/favorites like Dropdead, Municipal Waste, Midnight, Ares Kingdom, Puerto Rico Flowers, Xeno & Oaklander, Thou, the Rival Mob, Boston Strangler, Crazy Spirit, Brain Killer, Power Trip, Wiccans (who just played one of the final shows at Emo’s), and many many others. A full list of additions and the new flyer is below.

Since the original announcement, two previously announced bands have dropped off the original lineup: Mexican black metal band Nyogthaeblisz disappeared from the lineup after their anti-Islamic/Semitic/Abrahamic stance and involvement in known NSBM (National Socialist) label Satanic Skinhead was pointed out by a few blogs. That led to Antisect and The Mob even threatening to not play. Word then spread that Disma’s Craig Pillard released nazi-glorifying records under the name Sturmfuhrer. Disma then dropped out as well due to “the drama” that ensued. Craig would not comment on the matter, but other members of Disma say he has changed.

In related news, Thou will hit the road for a string of dates with The Body this week on the West Coast. Both bands will also be at the inaugural Gilead Media festival (chaired by the Gilead Media label) in Oshkosh, Wi on 4/28 and 4/29 which will feature appearances from (in alphabetical order) Arms Aloft, Aseethe, Ash Borer, Baby Boy, Darger + Plague Mother, False, Fell Voices, Get Rad, Hell, Loss, Mutilation Rites, Northless, Protestant, A Scanner Darkly, and Sleepwalker. More details are available at the site.

All tour dates, new additions to Chaos in Tejas, and the show flyer is all below.

Chaos in Tejas

CHAOS IN TEJAS 2012 ADDITIONS
Moss Icon (one time only reunion show)
Dropdead
Municipal Waste
Xeno & Oaklander
Reality Crisis (Japan…only U.S. show)
Mark Sultan
Ares Kingdom
Midnight
Skizophrenia (Japan..only U.S. show)
Puerto Rico Flowers
Morbosidad (Mexico)
Thou
the Rival Mob
Sea Lions
Free Spirit
Boston Strangler
Crazy Spirit
Stick Together
Dawn of Humans
Brain Killer
Culo
Power Trip
Wiccans


THOU, THE BODY – 2012 TOUR DATES
01.06 – Ft. Worth – 1919 Hemphill | eight pm | Rick
01.07 – Albuquerque – Peace and Justice Center | 202 Harvard SE | eight pm
01.08 – Las Vegas – Yayo Taco | 4632 South Maryland Pkwy # 17 | six pm
01.09 – Oakland – 1234Go! Records – 423 40th Street | seven pm | Yosef
01.10 – Portland – Backspace | 115 Northwest 5th Avenue | eight pm | Ryan
01.11 – Portland – Beech House | 604 Beech Street | ONE PM MATINEE | Michelle
01.11 – Seattle – The Black Lodge | eight pm | Mike
01.12 – Olympia – Capital Theatre Backstage | 206 5th Avenue | nine pm | Brandt
01.13 – Salem – Burial Grounds | 23rd Street NE | seven pm | Nate
01.14 – Berkeley – Gilman | 924 Gilman Street | eight pm | Will
01.15 – San Francisco – Submission | 2183 Mission Street | eight pm | Jon
01.16 – Santa Cruz – Pioneer | 105 Pioneer Street | eight pm | Nick
01.17 – Los Angeles – The Smell | 247 South Main Street | Sean
01.18 – Tijuana – Bica | seven pm | Isaac
01.19 – Rosarito – house show | seven pm | Isaac
01.20 – San Diego – Che Cafe | 9500 Gilman Drive | Isaac
01.21 – Phoenix – The Trunkspace | 1506 NW Grand Avenue
01.22 – Las Cruces – The Train Yard | 102 Conway Space 3W
01.23 – Dallas – Sons of Hermann Hall | 3414 Elm Street | seven pm | John

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