Recent Posts in metal - Page 6
September 12, 2012
Nachtmystium @ Lovejoys in Austin, TX (BV-SXSW 2012) (more by Greg Cristman)
As seen on BrooklynVegan, Nachtmystium are beginning to announce a string of fall tour dates with support from Jarboe and Weapon, surrounding their performance at Fun Fun Fun Festival in Austin, TX. That growing tour now includes a Chicago show at Ultra Lounge on November 21. Advance tickets are on sale. The shows are in support of their recently released LP, Silencing Machine, which they celebrated with a release show at Reggie's.
Nachtmystium's Blake Judd and Sanford Parker (pictured above) are also members of the group Twilight, who recently finished recording a new album in Chicago with fresh addition Thurston Moore. The album is titled Beneath the Trident's Tomb, and is due out in 2013 via Century Media.
Jarboe (aka ex-Swans member Jane Jarboe) dropped her most recent album, Indemnity, in 2011. She does, however, make an appearance on Swans' excellent new LP, The Seer, by contributing vocals to both "The Seer Returns" and "A Piece of the Sky." You can catch Swans live at Metro on October 24 as part of their fall international tour.
All known Nachtmystium tour dates and some song streams are below...
September 11, 2012
Witch Mountain @ Saint Vitus in June (BKLYN) (more by Fred Pessaro // BBG)
Portland, OR-based doom metal outfit Witch Mountain are set to embark on a month-long North American tour with San Francisco's Castle in October. That tour kicks off in Portland on October 11, and will reach Chicago on October 22 for a FREE show at the Empty Bottle. Mares of Thrace are also on the bill, and no RSVP is needed. All dates are listed below.
Witch Mountain welcomed their third LP, Cauldron of the Wild, in June via Profound Lore. Stream the album in its entirety and check out WM's full 2012 tour schedule below...
September 5, 2012
The Sword at Terminal 5, 2011 (more by Greg Cristman)
The Sword will spend the bulk of the fall on the road, tagging dates with Austin's Eagle Claw and Cali hard-rock crew Gypsyhawk from October until December. In addition to their previously discussed stop at Fun Fun Fun Fest, look for The Sword to play Chicago's Double Door on November 7th. Tickets go on sale at noon on Saturday (9/8).
August 31, 2012
Due to illness in the family of a band member, Seattle's Samothrace have canceled their appearances on Pallbearer's upcoming tour with Royal Thunder. That tour includes a Chicago show at Beat Kitchen on September 14, which tickets are still available for.
Our best wishes go out to Samothrace and their loved ones.
A stream of Samothrace's Reverence to Stone is below...
August 29, 2012
Tombs @ Union Pool in March (BKLYN) (more by Di Lynn Ring)
Brooklyn's Tombs are beginning to announce a fall tour. Just a couple dates have surfaced so far, including a performance at Township on October 16 with labelmates 16 (fitting, right?) and Chicago's Jar'd Loose. Advance tickets for the Chicago show are on sale. All known dates are listed at the bottom of this post.
Tombs released their most recent album, the great Path of Totality, in 2011 via Relapse Records. While we wait for the follow-up to Path of Totality-- they'll be heading into the studio this winter-- you can check out two different versions of their take on David Bowie's "Heroes" below. One has been dubbed "the NYC Mix" and the other is called "the Berlin Mix," and features a verse sung in German by Ralph Schmidt (Hëllström, Planks). The tracks premiered this morning (8/29) via Ghettoblaster, and you can read a bit about why they chose to cover Bowie at the site.
All known Tombs dates and some song streams (including their Bowie cover(s)) are below...
August 28, 2012
As discussed previously, Yakuza is welcoming Beyul, the band's new LP due via Profound Lore on 10/16. The band's record release party with Helen Money just got a lot more interesting though with the addition of Dysrhythmia to the bill! The band, who are touring behind Test of Submission (stream it), will also bless Empty Bottle on October 16 and tickets are on sale.
If you missed it, make sure to head on over to Pitchfork to stream "The Last Day" from Beyul.
August 23, 2012
Infernal Stronghold at Rites of Darkness 2011 (more by Fred Pessaro // BBG)
Infernal Stronghold left quite the impression at appearances at Rites of Darkness and Maryland Deathfest. Now the ripping black metal crew will show off their stuff as part of a US tour, as discussed on BV. Chicago is in the crosshairs for the gang, so you can look forward to catching them on September 28 at The Orphanage.
August 15, 2012
Chicago progressive-metal outfit Yakuza are set to follow 2010's Of Seismic Consequence with a new record this year. It's titled Beyul and is due out on October 16 via Profound Lore, serving as their second release for the label. Bruce Lamont and co. haven't shared any tracks from the album yet.
The quartet will celebrate the release of Beyul with an October 16 show at the Empty Bottle. Helen Money will act as main support, and tickets go on sale this Friday (8/17) at 10AM CST. The first 100-tickets purchased come with a CD copy of Beyul, which you can pick up that night at the Bottle.
In related news, Bruce Lamont and his Led Zeppelin 2 (he portrays Robert Plant) are slated to head out on tour in September. They won't be playing Chicago on this run, but all dates are listed below.
All Led Zeppelin 2 dates and a stream of 2010's Of Seismic Consequence are below...
August 13, 2012
The Spits at Cake Shop NYC (more by Harriet Roberts)
OFF! have added another leg of dates to follow their tour with Negative Approach, Double Negative and Power Trip, this time teaming with the boys in The Spits for a Chicago show on the way to Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin. Look for OFF! and The Spits to hit Bottom Lounge on October 27th. Ticketing info is on the way.
August 10, 2012
Negative Approach @ Fun Fun Fun Fest 2011 (more by Fred Pessaro // BBG)
After Power of the Riff happens in NYC and before they head out on tour with OFF!, Double Negative, and Power Trip, hardcore punk pioneers Negative Approach will visit Chicago for a performance at the Cobra Lounge on September 9. Hoax, The Ropes, and Violent End will act as main support, and advance tickets are on sale.
Negative Approach's most recent release arrived in 2011 via Taang! Records. It's a 53-song compilation, called Nothing Will Stand In Our Way, and can be purchased via Taang!'s webstore.
All Negative Approach dates and some videos are below...