Entries tagged with: Witchcraft

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Pallbearer at Knitting Factory, September 2012 (more by Fred Pessaro // BBG)
Pallbearer

Decibel Magazine has compiled their annual list of top 40 albums of the year. As usual, there are some surprises but the 2012 top ten is basically a list of nine veterans with only a single newcomer to the bunch. The full list of top records of the year according to Decibel Magazine is below, along with a tweet from the winning band. Buy your copy HERE.

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Public Enemy at ATP NJ 2011 (more by Dana (distortion) Yavin)
Public Enemy

today in NYC
* Whiplash @ UCB
* Chica Libre @ Barbes
* Brain Cloud @ Barbes
* Jon Bibbs @ Joe's Pub
* Daniel Higgs @ Zebulon
* DJ Muro @ Bowery Electric
* Tony Scherr @ Living Room
* Urban Tango Trio @ Joe's Pub
* NYC Broken Comedy @ Bar Matchless
* The Campilongo Quartet @ Living Room
* The Gowanus All-Stars @ The Rock Shop
* Ladysmith Black Mambazo @ City Winery
* Public Enemy, Salt-N-Pepa @ Wingate Park
* The Mystery Lights, Brontide @ Mercury Lounge
* Dirt Done Cheap, Snakes and Arrows @ BB King's
* Kristen Schaal's last-ever Hot Tub @ Littlefield
* Blizzardo, No Glow, Motion Studies @ Cameo Gallery
* Kool A.D., Fat Tony, Lakutis, Tecla @ Mercury Lounge
* Reverend Vince Anderson & His Love Choir @ Union Pool
* Bombay Bicycle Club, Plants and Animals @ Webster Hall
* A Silent Film, Anchor & Braille, Carousel @ Bowery Ballroom
* Gary War, White Out, Hahn Rowe, No Fun Acid @ Le Poisson Rouge
* This Is Cinema, North America, Dutch E Germ, Wet Hop @ Cake Shop
* Team Spirit, The Static Jacks, Beast Make Bomb, Our Mountain @ The Studio at Webster Hall

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Liars have a new video for "Brats." Check it out below.

Alaric have a new video for "Weep." Check it out below.

Frankie Rose has a new video for "Know Me." Check it out below.

Witchcraft has a new song called "It's Not Because of You," which you can stream below.

What else?

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by Black Bubblegum

Pentagram circa 1981
Pentagram

Ask any doom metal fan about the true pioneers of the genre and two bands will be mentioned: Black Sabbath and Pentagram. One of those bands is to take the stage on March 6, 2009 for a rare show at Webster Hall. It's the legendary Pentagram and tickets go on sale Friday at noon!

Pentagram... was quite prolific in the underground scene of the 1970s, producing many demos and rehearsal tapes, but did not release a full-length album until reforming in the early 1980s with an almost completely new lineup. Throughout the band's history the only constant member has been vocalist Bobby Liebling. The revolving lineup of Pentagram has featured many well respected musicians in the local doom metal scene... -[Wikipedia]
That "local" doom scene is in Maryland, which spawned MANY great doom-y bands including Clutch, Monster Magnet, Wino and his projects The Obsessed and Place Of Skulls (with a member of Pentagram), Earthride, and many many others.

Pentagram, and specifically Bobby Liebling will be the focus of a documentary via 914 films entitled "Last Rites: The Fall and Rise of Bobby Liebling". Here's a synopsis of the movie:

Cult rock legend Bobby Liebling has been churning out genre defining and highly admired hard rock / doom metal for over 36 yrs. Drug addiction, band break ups, bad record deals, jail terms, chronic illness, Satanic blood sacrifices and various acts of self destruction haven't haulted him as he continues to claw his way to the top. This film in progress will highlight the triumphs and downfalls of the life of an underground icon. Experience his daily struggle as he attempts to not only succeed but to survive.
In related Maryland doom news, Wino's new album Punctuated Equilibrium is out on Southern Lord on 2009 and features Jean-Paul Gaster of Clutch. Wino is also reforming his legendary doom band Saint Vitus at Roadburn.

Check out the documentary trailer featuring appearances by Hank III and Witchcraft, and a whole bunch of other videos, below...

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DOWNLOAD: Black Anvil - "Ten Talons Deep" (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: Transitional - "This Paradise Pt. 1" (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: Capricorns - "November Suicides" (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: Capricorns - "The Bell Rang Backwards" (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: Phobia - "Protest/Solution" (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: Phobia - "Savannah's Assault" (MP3)

Agalloch
Agalloch

Folkin' black proggers Agalloch has announced that they are at work on their fourth LP, the follow-up the the critically acclaimed Ashes Against The Grain! The band recently parted ways with The End and "have received several offers ranging from the ridiculous to the very interesting" with respect to a new home, but no decision is expected until 2009. Meanwhile, Agalloch also announced the release of The Demonstration Archive, a retrospective of songs from 1996 - 1998 before they signed to the label. For more info on The Demonstration Archive, including how to pick it up, head here.

As we announced a couple weeks ago, doomy instrumental trio Capricorns have released River Bear Your Bones in jolly old England, but the US will see the record on September 30th. Have no fear, as we have posted 25% of the whole record (above) for you to download!

Intronaut's new record, Prehistoricisms, is up for preorder, with or without a limited edition tee ($4 more). Check out "The Literal Black Cloud" from Prehistoricisms here.

Black Anvil
Black Anvil

World, Black Anvil. Black Anvil, world. I wish it was that easy, because word needs to get out on these grim lords constructed from ex-members of Kill Your Idols. Drawing from early black metal and thrash and with only an occasional foray into Emperor-style tremolo picking, their new LP Time Insults The Mind is an unholy creature of shadow. Check out "Ten Talons Deep" available for download above and the video of the band tearing through "Deathsomnia" (also from Time...). and pick up the record at Momentum Records when it drops. The band is also playing Traxx in Ronkonkoma on August 23rd and The Charleston on Sept 30th.

That video, plus Neurosis, Coalesce, Converge, Municipal Waste, Rosetta, sunn 0))), Corrupted and more after the jump...

Continue reading "This Week In METAL (08/07/08)"

by Black Bubblegum

DOWNLOAD: TK Webb & The Visions - "Teen Is Still Shaking" (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: Graveyard - "Thin Line" (MP3)

Witchcraft
WITCHCRAFT

Swede mages Witchcraft have a handful of planned dates trickling out, including a show at Bowery Ballroom on September 17th with compatriots (in nationality and inspiration) Graveyard and Brooklyn's own TK Webb & The Visions. Tickets go on sale August 1st at noon. Peep the list of dates so far, down below.

Witchcraft is also on board for Lollapalooza 2008 - the only band playing Lolla AND the dying Ozzfest in the same week. Unfortunately, like Radiohead and Rage Against The Machine, Witchcraft's performance won't be viewable from the live stream. Wilco, Broken Social Scene, The National, The Raconteurs, Stephen Malkmus, and many others will be though.

Witchcraft will also be intersecting with a Witch (minus the -craft) tour in LA with Ancestors. Starting September 19th, Graveyard is touring with The Sword and Clutch.

Ancestors have a new album on the way, Neptune With Fire, due on August 19th on Tee Pee. Ancestor, the new album by TK Webb & The Visions, is due September 2nd on Kemado. Dates below...

Continue reading "Witchcraft - 2008 Tour Dates (Lollapalooza/Ozzfest/NYC)"

by Black Bubblegum

DOWNLOAD: Melvins - "Nude With Boots" (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: Graf Orlock - "A Shocking Interrogation" (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: Anaphylactic Shock - "Ultimatum" (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: Adai - "Hawkins" (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: Rob Halford - Metal Hammer interview podcast (MP3)

Weedeater sets fires while Jeff Matz (High On Fire, Zeke) admires (wusspie)
Weedeater

Smoke monsters Weedeater have announced a co-headlining tour with Black Cobra, including one date in NYC at the Knitting Factory! Tickets are on sale. Tour details are below. Black Cobra's Feather & Stone is now available on gatefold LP at their webstore. Weedeater is still touring off the might of God Luck & Good Speed.

At the GatesJust because At The Gates doubleheader (July 9th & 10th @ Irving Plaza) (and many of their announced dates) is sold out, doesn't mean that the Bjorler twins are forgetting their day job. The Haunted dropped an update on their new record and plans to tour the US in 2009!

Roooooadtrip! Kirk Windstein (Crowbar, Down, Kingdom Of Sorrow) has announced that Crowbar and the legendary Eyehategod will share the stage in New Orleans at One-Eyed Jack's on August 29th for their 20th anniversary show! Crowbar also recently announced that they will tour "every country that's got electricity" with their forthcoming 2009 album.

Totimoshi and Nebula announced a US tour, sweeping coast to coast in early August and concluding in mid-September. NYC has been blessed with August 25th at the Knitting Factory with Tournament. Tickets are on sale. Nebula have just finished an EP, Heavy Psych, though there is no release date as of yet. Totimoshi will drop Milagrosa on July 8th celebrating with a record release party with Big Business and Triclops! Check out the newly minted video "Gnat" featuring Eugene Robinson of Oxbow....

That video, Watain, Graf Orlock, Carcass, Converge, and much much more below...

Continue reading "This Week In METAL (07/07/08)"

DOWNLOAD: Danava - Quiet Babies Astray In A Manger (12 Version) (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: Audionom - Kein Bock (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: Audionom - Kristall (tyler Deepwood Carthage Mix) (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: Turzi - Acid Taste (MP3)

UPDATE: A big part of this post was the fact that Kemado had the obscure band "Children of the Mushroom" playing, but I just found out the listing is wrong, and that it is actually the Brooklyn thrash band "Children"....

Children

Kemado Records CMJ Showcase
October 18 @ Luna Lounge in Brooklyn

11:30pm Saviours (Oakland)
10:30pm Danava (Portland)
9:30pm Turzi (France)
8:30pm Audionom (Sweden)
7:30pm Blood Ceremony (Toronto)
12:30am Witchcraft (Rise Above) (Sweden)
1:30am Children (see above)
CMJ badges will be accepted (21+)...
Lots of 60s-and-70s-spaced-out-psych-kraut-prog-rock-and-doom-metal. What do you think? Tickets are on sale. Tons of tour dates below....

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