Entries tagged with: Full of Hell
Maryland Deathfest is less than a month away (May 21-24), and the lineup was already stacked with Neurosis, Napalm Death, Yob, Triptykon, Primordial, Inter Arma, Tombs, D.R.I., Conan, Ufomammut, Sodom and so many more. Yet MDF still felt the need to sweeten the deal, so they went ahead and added one more to the lineup: Mobb Deep.
You didn't read that wrong, and it's not some foreign metal band with a lawsuit ahead of them. The legendary Queensbridge hip hop duo Mobb Deep are playing at 11:30 PM on the Thursday of MDF (5/21) at Baltimore Soundstage, amongst this otherwise metal, hardcore, and metal-related lineup. It's not crazy -- it's not like Slayer wasn't on Def Jam, Anthrax never collaborated with Public Enemy, and metal and hip hop haven't had a crossover fan base for years -- but it should be interesting to see how this goes down. Tickets for just the Mobb Deep show are on sale, and anyone with an MDF 4-day pass or a Thursday Soundstage ticket can get in too.
Mobb Deep also have several other dates including a hometown NYC show this weekend at BB King's on Sunday (4/26) with Funkmaster Flex, Alchemist and Smif-N-Wessun. Tickets for Sunday's show are still available.
Meanwhile, their seminal 1995 album, The Infamous, turns 20 tomorrow (4/25). Listen to "Shook Ones Pt. II" from that record, with their tour dates and the updated MDF schedule, below...
by Andrew Sacher
photo: KEN mode at BV-SXSW 2015 (more by Tim Griffin)
Winnipeg crushers KEN mode recently played some stuff off their upcoming sixth album, Success at one of the BV-SXSW parties, which we mentioned sounding closer to AmRep noise rock than their previous material. Now they've revealed the first studio recording from the LP, "Blessed," and the AmRep comparisons are even more apt here than we realized seeing it live. It seems very appropriate that the album was engineered by Steve Albini, mastered by his Shellac bandmate Bob Weston, and features an appearance by Oxbow's Eugene Robinson. (It also awesomely features members of Full of Hell.)
Success will be out on June 16 via Season of Mist. Watch the video for "Blessed," via Noisey, below.
KEN mode also announced a tour with fellow AmRep worshippers Fight Amp. That comes to NYC for a show on June 18 at Saint Vitus with killer local support from Pyrrhon and Couch Slut. Tickets for Vitus should be on sale soon via Ticketfly. All dates are listed below.
In related news, Fight Amp have announced the followup to 2012's Birth Control. It's called Constantly Off and will be out on June 9 via Brutal Panda. You can watch an album trailer with clips of new music, below.
Water Torture in Germany in 2014
Buffalo, NY's two bassist, one drummer powerviolence trio Water Torture are on this year's Maryland Deathfest (browse the schedule), but ahead of that, they'll play NYC twice. The first is a headlining show at Saint Vitus on April 19 with Beefrot, Huldra, Nerve Shatter and Leather Lung, which they say will be the first show with their new drummer (tickets). After that, they'll return to the same venue to open the Saint Vitus (5/16) stop of the Full of Hell / The Body tour (tickets).
The only other date we're currently aware of is a Cambridge show in May. Full tour schedule, and a stream of last year's Pillbox LP, below...
photo: Portal at Knitting Factory in 2010 (more by Samantha Marble)
Australian death metallers Portal are coming over to the US for Maryland Deathfest in May, and not long after that they'll play an MDF-presented NYC show on May 27 at Saint Vitus with MDF-mates and related band Impetuous Ritual, plus Negative Plane. Tickets are on sale now. It's their only other US date we're currently aware of.
Since we last spoke, there's been some lineup updates to MDF. The day-by-day schedules can be viewed below and they include new additions Gnaw Their Tongues (also playing Apex Fest at NYC's Trans-Pecos and California Deathfest) and Blood Red Throne. Those are in place of Dragged Into Sunlight and Metal Church, who both dropped off. Certain shows are sold out, but all available ticket options are HERE.
by Andrew Sacher
photo: Full of Hell at Saint Vitus in 2013 (more by Fred Pessaro)
Hardcore maniacs Full of Hell and sludge/drone metallers The Body are teaming up for a tour together this spring. It kicks off in Providence in mid-April, and ends back there in mid-May. Just before it wraps up, they'll play NYC twice in one day: Saturday, May 16 at ABC No Rio and Saint Vitus. Check ABC No Rio's calendar for updates, but presumably that one's a matinee show and they play Vitus at night. Vitus tickets should be on sale soon via Ticketfly. All dates are listed below.
After the tour, Full of Hell and The Body plan to record a collaborative record together, which definitely sounds like something to look forward to. And these are two bands who love collaborations. Late last year, Full of Hell put out a collaborative LP with Merzbow. That came up with a CD-only bonus disc called Sister Fawn which has five extra tracks, and that's now been made available for online streaming. Listen below.
by Andrew Sacher
Long-running NYC experimental band Zs debuted their newest lineup in 2012, which is founder Sam Hillmer with Patrick Higgins and Liturgy drummer Greg Fox, and now they're set to release the first album with that lineup, Xe, on January 27 via Northern Spy. It's Zs' first non-remix or live full length since 2010's New Slaves. They recorded it live with producer Henry Hirsch (Madonna, Mick Jagger, etc), and Tauba Auerbach handled the album's artwork and sculptures. The first single, "Corps," is out now and it's a 12-minute bouncy avant-garde jam that you can check out below. Album artwork and tracklist also below.
Zs have some shows coming up in January just ahead of the release, including an album release party in their hometown on January 21 at Le Poisson Rouge with Mick Barr, Michael Beharie, Bryan Kasenic and Phil Tortoroli. TIckets for that show are on sale now. All dates are listed below.
Sam, Greg and Patrick also gave us their year-end lists for 2014. While the latter two stuck to their favorite albums, Sam gave us his list of the 10 Most Anonymous Comments on Brooklyn Vegan in 2014. You can find out what ended up on those lists, with the song stream and album tracklist/artwork, below...
by Rob Sperry-Fromm
Eyehategod at Acheron in July (more by Mathieu Bredeau)
In welcome news that shouldn't be particularly surprising, after a year of hard touring behind their excellent new self-titled LP, Eyehategod will continue playing a bunch of shows in 2015. They've announced a two-night NYC run happening at Saint Vitus on February 6 and 7. The shows will feature excellent support -- the first night featuring crusty Brooklyn crushers Mortals, who also released a great album, Cursed to See the Future, this year, and just finished touring with Wolvhammer. That first night lineup is filled out by two more Brooklyn bands, the sludgy Blackout and the grindcore outfit Scowl.
The second night will be find Eyehategod joined by absolutely filthy PA grinders Full Of Hell, who recently put out a collaborative album with Merzbow and are also opening for American Nightmare at Webster Hall (sold out). Night 2 also has local doom/electronic project Cleanteeth and New Jersey sludge crew Clamfight. Tickets for both shows are on sale now.
Meanwhile, Eyehategod's Mike IX Williams on tour now with his other band Corrections House, having hit Saint Vitus this past Monday.
All upcoming Eyehategod dates listed, along with streams from some of the openers, below...
Full of Hell at Chaos In Tejas 2013 (more by Fred Pessaro)
As mentioned, A389 Recordings is throwing its 11th Anniversary Bash at various Baltimore venues from January 15 - 17. Since we last spoke, more bands were added, day-by-day schedules were announced, and tickets are on sale. Full of Hell, Homewrecker, In Cold Blood, Magrudergrind, Like Rats, Of Feather and Bone, Lifeless, Iron Price, False Light, Warxgames and Condemn the Infected join a lineup that already includes Weekend Nachos, Noisem, Pharaoh and more.
There's still more events TBA. Meanwhile, check out the current schedule (with ticket links for each show) below...
Code Orange @ Palisades - 10/10/14 (via @armando182)
As discussed, the great American Nightmare/Give Up the Ghost are playing LA and NYC on January 2 at Webster Hall and January 4 at El Rey Theatre, respectively. Since we last spoke, openers have been announced for those shows. The NYC show gets Code Orange and Full of Hell, while LA gets B'last! and Rotting Out. Tickets for NYC and LA are still available.
Full of Hell have a collaborative album with Merzbow coming November 25 via Profound Lore, and they're also touring with Weedeater and Lazer/Wulf before the American Nightmare show, hitting NYC on November 7 at Saint Vitus. Tickets for that show are on sale now. Tiger Flowers were recently added too, and you can also catch them sooner on 10/20 at the Acheron (tickets).
Check out the new-ish video for "Blue Litmus" (dir. Jim Thayne) from the Full of Hell/Merzbow album, below...
Weedeater in Chicago in 2013 (more by Jimmy Farabi)
North Carolina stoners Weedeater signed to Season of Mist not long ago, and are planning to release a new album for the label recorded by Steve Albini. Not many other details on that yet, but they did just announce a tour with hardcore rippers Full of Hell and the proggy Lazer/Wulf. That tour hits NYC on November 7 at Saint Vitus. Tickets for that show are not on sale yet but should be soon via Ticketfly. All dates are listed on the tour flyer below.
Full of Hell are also gearing up to release a collaborative album with noise veteran Merzbow on November 25 via Profound Lore. You can stream a track "Gordian Knot," which is one hell of a racket, below.
Weedeater tour flyer and Full of Hell/Merzbow stream below...
by Wyatt Marshall
Tombs at Saint Vitus in July (more by Greg Cristman)
Maryland Deathfest is getting a little more New Yawk with the late addition of NY old-school death metal band Suffocation and Skinless and Brooklyn's own post-metal greats Tombs. Suffocation and Tombs will be playing will be playing the Edison Lot, and Skinless will be playing the 5/21 Ottobar show. MDF announced their third and supposedly final round of bands for the 2015 installation earlier in the week, a bunch that included Yob, Amorphis, Agoraphobic Nosebleed and more.
Tombs and Suffocation will be touring this coming Fall, Tombs with Pallbearer and Vattnet Viskar (who are also playing MDF). That tour hits Saint Vitus on 10/27 and 10/28. The show on the 27th is sold out, but tickets are still available for the show on the 28th. Suffocation, meanwhile, will be headlining the "Carnival of Death" tour with Kataklysm, Jungle Rot, Pyrexia, and Internal Bleeding. That tour starts off at the Gramercy Theatre on October 3. Tickets are on sale.
All dates and updated MDF lineup below...
by Ian Chainey
The final round of bands for Maryland Deathfest 2015 was announced and a stacked lineup was stacked even higher. The highlights are numerous, including Agoraphobic Nosebleed's first live set, Amorphis playing their classic Tales from the Thousand Lakes in its entirety, Inverloch jamming out tunes from their former incarnation diSEMBOWELMENT, super-deathers Bloodbath playing an exclusive US show, and ripping speed-metallers (and suddenly influential) Razor making their first appearance in the States in over two decades. The full list of bands featuring other big names -- YOB, Obituary, and Cephalic Carnage to name a few -- appears below.
In addition to the adds, MDF XIII also announced the stages the bands will be playing, including Thursday pre-fest shows filled out by YOB, Ufommamut, Internal Bleeding, Origin, and others. The exact schedule will be pinned down at the end of August. All ticket options will go on sale September 5 at 3 PM. The early bird sold out in record time, so be on the ball for that one.
The third round of bands along with the stage rundowns appears below.
by Ian Chainey
Noisem at Maryland Deathfest 2013 (more by Fred Pessaro)
Noisem, Baltimore's death/thrash steamroller, is wasting no time hitting the streets again. After supporting Carcass, The Black Dahlia Murder, and Gorguts on the North American Decibel Magazine Tour, Noisem will now slide into the headliners seat for a nine date roadtrip of the East Coast. Joining them is Jarhead Fertilizer, a dystopic powerviolence pain-maker including members of Full of Hell. The tour blows into NYC on May 13 at The Acheron with Skullshitter in tow. Tickets for that show are on sale now. All dates are listed below.
Previously known as Necropsy, Noisem took on their new moniker in 2013, releasing a 25 minute core-powered assault titled Agony Defiled on A389 Records that same year. Their style is a synthesis of the crossover of yore, rekindling the spark of the nimble Wehrmacht while grinding away any fat that might slow them down. Recently, the group participated in the Decibel flexi series ("Defiled") and shacked up on a split 7" of covers with Occultist. Their choice of odes? A pitch-perfect blast through grindfather Repulsion's "Slaughter of the Innocent."
All dates are listed, along with streams of Agony Defiled and "Slaughter of the Innocent," below...
This Is Hardcore returns to Philly's Electric Factory from July 24-27 and as usual it's got a great lineup spanning generations of hardcore including Converge, Title Fight, Madball, Blacklisted, Bl'ast, Code Orange Kids, Nails, Noisem, Power Trip, Incendiary, Full of Hell, Crowbar, Coke Bust, Ringworm and many more. Tickets for the festival go on sale April 12 via the festival's website.
Full lineup, with a playlist of all bands playing and the announcement video, below...
by Doug Moore
Full of Hell crushing hippies at Chaos in Tejas 2013 (more by Fred Pessaro)
PA noise grinders Full of Hell have been quite active lately -- they just finished up a tour with BK locals Mutilation Rites last week, and they've got another NYC show lined up on April 5 at Saint Vitus with the legendary west coast powerviolence act Despise You (tickets).
The band have just announced another week-and-change North American tour for later in the spring, this time with the great hardcore/grind act Column of Heaven and the brutal noise unit Nyodene D. The tour will hit NYC at Silent Barn on 4/27, with additional local support courtesy of The Communion and Skullshitter. No presale, but unlike Full of Hell's Vitus show, this one is all-ages.
Listen to some of Full of Hell, Column of Heaven and Nyodene D's music while checking out Full of Hell's full set of upcoming dates below...
Tickets for the Kanye West shows at Prudential Center, Mohegan Sun, Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall, and Nassau Coliseum go on AmEx/VIP package presale today at 10 AM. (The Atlantic City show actually says AmEx presale starts Friday at 10 AM, but that's also the general on-sale start time.)
4AD-signed art pop artist Lo-Fang has been added as an opener to the three sold-out Lorde shows at Roseland Ballroom, and he'll also play his own NYC show on January 22 at Mercury Lounge. Tickets for that show are on sale now.
oOoOO is playing Glasslands on February 20. Tickets for that show are on sale now.
Nomad, who were just announced for New York's Alright 2014, are also playing local shows on 2/21 at Acheron with Sad Boys, EEL, Mueco and Scab Eaters; and 3/8 at Acheron with System Fucker and Aspects of War. Tickets for both of those shows are on sale now.
Browse our 'Tickets On Sale' tag for more recently announced NYC shows.
by Doug Moore
Full of Hell at Saint Vitus, 2013(more by Fred Pessaro)
Maryland/Pennsylvania-based feedback blasters Full of Hell have announced a two-week North American tour with NYC live mainstays Mutilation Rites. The tour kicks off on Valentine's Day (roughly a month after Full of Hell play the IO-copresented A389 Tenth Anniversary fest) and wraps up with a Brooklyn date at the Acheron on 2/28. No tix for sale yet, but keep an eye out. Immediately after the tour ends, Mutilation Rites will head into the studio to record their next LP.
A few months later, Full of Hell will return to Brooklyn to play a one-off show with powerviolence legends Despise You at Saint Vitus on April 5. Draize, Chainsaw to the Face, and Mother Brain are also on the bill. Tickets for that show are on sale now.
Check out some live footage from Full of Hell's last NYC stop and the full run of dates below...
by Doug Moore
Ilsa at the Acheron, 2012 (more by Fred Pessaro)
We announced back in September that Invisible Oranges would be sponsoring the A389 10th Anniversary Bash down in Baltimore on January 17 & 18, featuring Infest, Haymaker, All Out War, Bloodlet, and Systems Overload-era Integrity, among others.
The initial lineup consisted of two shows at the Baltimore Soundstage. Since then, two side shows have been added to the festivities:
On Thursday, January 16, Ringworm will top a bill at Sidebar Tavern, along with Frightened Teeth, Pharaoh, Occultist, & Ampallang Infection.You can buy whole-fest passes here; individual Baltimore Soundstage tix and Sidebar show tix are also on sale.
On Saturday, January 18, there will be a matinee show at Sidebar, featuring Ilsa, Like Rats, Sick/Tired, and Sokushinbutsu.
The whole lineup is below; you can stream a playlist of every band playing the fest (a perfect soundtrack for headwalking your way out of the office and into the weekend) below as well...
by Doug Moore
Over at Invisible Oranges, we just announced our sponsorship of A389 Recordings' 10th Anniversary Bash, a two-day metal/punk meltdown that will take place at Maryland's Baltimore Soundstage on January 17 and 18, 2014.
Tickets for the festival will go on sale Friday (9/27) at noon on Baltimore Soundstage's Ticketfly site. A389 will also be offering 100 early-bird passes starting at midnight tonight (9/26) on their own site.
Check out the full lineup and stream some Bloodlet (a personal favorite who will be reuniting for the fest) below...
Integrity at MDF 2013 (more by Fred Pessaro)
Last week's surprising pay-what-you-want announcement for Full of Hell's mammoth Rudiments of Mutilation was a welcome surprise, but may be the start of a (very welcome) trend. A389 Records is NOW offering Integrity's brand new LP, Suicide Black Snake, for the same fan-friendly price at Bandcamp. While you're at it, catch up on the bulk of the Integrity catalog for free too via frontman Dwid Hellion. Purchase your physical copy of the LP at the merch table if you're in the EU, or via A389 Records. Tour dates are listed below.
In the meantime, A389 is gearing up for "Summer Extinction" in Baltimore, MD on August 16. Featuring a headlining appearance from Ringworm, look for Municipal Waste, Noisem, Power Trip, Full of Hell and Impalers (part of their tour with Vaaska) to all join in on the mayhem. Flyer for the show is below.
Full of Hell at Saint Vitus (more by Fred Pessaro)
Full of Hell's Rudiments of Mutilation is clearly moving. After selling out on preorders shortly after announcement, the first pressing sold through soon thereafter, and now the record is into its second pressing. The digital version has always been on sale at regular price though -- that is until this week. Full of Hell have now released their new LP for pay-what-you-want via Bandcamp for this week only (stream it below). A389 Records have the physical version, which is also disappearing rapidly.
Full of Hell is a touring machine, and will be on the road with Loma Prieta/Fucking Invincible in the coming days before heading across the pond for dates with Circle Takes the Square/Code Orange Kids. No shows in NYC but they do play Hartford,CT at Webster Underground on September 6. Dates are listed, along with the album stream, below.
by Fred Pessaro
Trap Them @ Saint Vitus, 6/22/2013
It has been some time since we last saw hardcore/Swedish Death Metal favorites Trap Them pass through NYC, and we're quite lucky to even get a show out of them considering only two were scheduled for the East Coast. That's probably why Saint Vitus on June 22 was a sold-out affair, or it could have been their pairing with the Invisible Oranges-sponsored Full of Hell / Seven Sisters of Sleep tour that crossed into town that same night. Regardless, the show also featured appearances from grindcore quartet Psychic Limb and South Carolinian screamo crew Apart, making for a pretty killer bill (if we do say so ourselves), and pictures from a packed-out Saint Vitus are below.
Check even more photos from the show and video over at at Invisible Oranges.
Full of Hell at Chaos in Tejas 2013 (more by Fred Pessaro)
Full of Hell have a new video for "The Lord is My Light," a track which is from their latest long-player, Rudiments, of Mutilation. Filmed and directed by BV contributor Lukas Hodge, you can check out all of the new video below. Nice job, Lukas!
As mentioned, Full of Hell are on tour as part of an IO-sponsored set of dates with Seven Sisters of Sleep. The tour intersects with Trap Them at Saint Vitus on June 22 with special guests Psychic Limb and Apart. Tickets are still available.
Updated dates are listed, along with the full album stream and that video, below.
Infest @ 1100 Warehouse (more by Fred Pessaro)
Destruction Unit at Cheer Up Charlies (more by Sarah Frankie Linder)
Kromosom on the Lamar Bridge (more by Fred Pessaro)
Chaos in Tejas 2013 has come to a close, taking over Austin for four days across multiple venues and featuring bands as varied as Andy Stott, Kromosom and Framtid. If you missed it, live through the experience in pictures by checking out photos of The Damned and The Marked Men at 1100 Warehouse and The UV Race at Red 7 on 5/30; DIIV, Deep Time, Survive and more at Mohawk; Bolt Thrower , Full of Hell, Iron Lung and more on 5/31.
Wait, there's more: check out pics of The Men, Merchandise, Total Control and more at Cheer Up Charlie's; Framtid, Crudos, Criminal Damage, Akitsa and more on 6/1; and Infest, Manilla Road, Mind Eraser, Rival Mob and more Day 4 (6/2) coverage.
Trap Them at Power of the Riff 2011 (more by Taylor Keahey)
It has been a bit since we saw Trap Them on the East Coast, but there is no time like the present. Thankfully, after an appearance at New England Metal & Hardcore Fest this weekend, Trap Them will return to the East Coast to play a couple of dates, as reported on Invisible Oranges. The shows include a stop at Saint Vitus on June 22 with Full of Hell and Seven Sisters of Sleep (part of their IO-sponsored tour), and with Psychic Limb as support. Tickets are on sale. Trap Them also play June 23 at Great Scott in Allston, MA.
The SSoS/FoH show is part of a larger tour for the pair, the dates of which are listed, alongside a full album stream of Full of Hell's Rudiments of Mutilation, below.