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Ghoul expand tour, playing Saint Vitus w/ Black Anvil (updated dates); Mastodon streaming ‘Remission’ reissue

by Ian Chainey

Ghoul at MDF, 2012 (more by Fred Pessaro)

Creepsylvanian crazies Ghoul have tacked on a few more shows to their upcoming jaunt with Black Anvil and Skeletonwitch. Their September trek will now be three shows longer — though sadly Skeletonwitch-less for those specific events — thanks to new stops in Charleston, New Orleans, and NYC’s Saint Vitus on September 9 with Mutant Supremacy and Grudges providing support. Tickets are available now. The updated tour slate appears below.

Speaking of Skeletonwitch, the band is on the short list of acts that have an invitation to play the new Lucky 13. Invisible Oranges’ Scab Casserole had a chat with Lucky 13 bar owner Melody Henry about the new location and also asked, “Who are some bands you’d love to see come through and play Lucky 13?” Melody:

I’d love to see Goatwhore and Skeletonwitch play, and Jeff says Author Punisher and Dax Riggs!

Of course, Skeletonwitch are no strangers to the bar’s old Park Slope digs. Elsewhere in the interview, Melody ran down the most famous metal musician they’ve had come in, the most fun, and the hardest drinking:

1. Brent Hinds of Mastodon. 2. The Melvins. 3. Brent Hinds tied with Dax Riggs of Acid Bath, who actually passed out in the bathroom for a little while!

Huh. Guess we should’ve asked Bill Kelliher if Brent had any good hangover remedies. I bet he does.

Which brings us back around to Mastodon, who are streaming the freshly remastered version of first album Remission on the Relapse Alumni Bandcamp. The record was remixed by Matt Bayles and remastered Ed Brooks, giving the 12-year-old LP a decent dusting. You can stream it in full below. And, of course, you can catch Mastodon on tour with Gojira and Kvelertak this October.

The updated Ghoul dates are listed, along with the re-done Remission stream, below.

Black Anvil, Skeletonwitch, Ghoul — Updated 2014 Tour Dates
9/05/2014 Double Door – Chicago, IL
9/06/2014 Agora Ballroom – Cleveland, OH
9/07/2014 The Waiting Room – Buffalo, NY
9/08/2014 The Sinclair – Boston, MA
9/09/2014 Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, NY w/ Mutant Supremacy and Grudges*
9/10/2014 Underground Arts: Black Box – Philadelphia, PA
9/11/2014 Mr. Smalls – Pittsburgh, PA
9/12/2014 The Empire – Springfield, VA
9/13/2014 The Broadberry – Richmond, VA
9/14/2014 Tin Roof – Charleston, SC*
9/15/2014 The Orpheum – Tampa, FL
9/16/2014 Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
9/17/2014 Siberia – New Orleans, LA*
9/18/2014 Fitzgerald’s – Houston, TX
9/19/2014 Trees – Dallas, TX
9/20/2014 Red 7 – Austin, TX
9/22/2014 Club Red – Phoenix, AZ
9/23/2014 Roxy Theatre – Los Angeles, CA
9/24/2014 DNA Lounge – San Francisco, CA

*No Skeletonwitch

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