The Round-up – Friday August 25th, 2017
Today we have new music from Somos, Metal Blade Records book out next week, get interactive in a new PUP video, a new 7″ from Brisbane’s Crypt, plus album release and a new video from PVRIS.
(25) Cash @ Vic On The Park, Marrickville
(25) Trophy Eyes + The Hard Aches + Trash Boat + Rumours @ Metro Theatre, Sydney [Lic/AA] SOLD OUT
(25) Deez Nuts + Void Of Vision + Dregg + Beerwolf @ The Brightside, Brisbane
(25) Destrends + Port Royal + Age Champion @ The Bearded Lady, Brisbane
(25) Tempus Sun @ The Milk Factory, Brisbane
(25) Stone Sour + Bare Bones @ Festival Hall, Melbourne [Lic/AA]
(25) King + Blackhelm + Aquilus + Greytomb @ Evelyn Hotel, Fitzroy
(25) Batpiss + Gareth Liddiard + Palm Springs + Bench Press @ The Tote, Collingwood
(25) Blind Man Death Stare + Kill Dirty Youth + Public High + Diving Headbutt @ The Loft, Warrnambool
(25) Hoodoo Gurus + You Am I + Jebediah + Adalita @ Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide [Lic/AA]
(25) The New Yorks @ Rocket Bar, Adelaide
(25) Lincoln le Fevre and the Insiders @ Republic Bar, Hobart
(25) Grinspoon + Hockey Dad @ Metro City, Perth SOLD OUT
(25) With Confidence + Seaway @ The Boston, Perth
(25) Verge Collection + Pat Chow + The Sperts @ Prince Of Wales, Bunbury
We go over all the new tour announcements that week, all the news, plus some we can’t fit on site, a few reminders, a few features that are exclusive to the mailout, occasional competitions often exclusive to subscribers, a list of the upcoming gigs, new releases and a big list of all the tours coming up plus reminders of the Bombshell Presents tours.
Read today’s newsletter in your browser [Here] and if you aren’t subscribed, hit that button in the top left to join the list. It’s free and simple to unsubscribe if you find it not for you. If you are in a band, run a label, tour company etc and want your news in this weekly mailout, just use the usual forms here on site to submit your stuff. Get it to us by the end of Wednesday to ensure you make the cut for that week.
Written by label founder and CEO Brian Slagel with Mark Eglinton, and featuring a foreword by Metallica’s Lars Ulrich. Celebrating the storied label’s 35th anniversary, ‘For the Sake of Heaviness‘ is an inside look at how Slagel built Metal Blade from a one-man operation in his mum’s non-air-conditioned garage to the preeminent international home of heavy music that it is today.
The book pulls back the curtain to reveal the definitive look at how Metal Blade began, what they’ve accomplished, and where they’re going. Slagel reveals the early advice he gave that helped guide Motley Crue’s career; how he helped Metallica replace their bassist – twice; his detailed work on Thin Lizzy and Alice Cooper re-issues; his behind-the-scenes role in the careers of Slayer, GWAR, Mother Love Bone, Alice in Chains, Faith No More, Goo Goo Dolls, and Lamb of God; and his unlikely ventures with kindred metal heads – from hockey star Ken Baumgartner, to celebrity chef Chris Santos, to The Howard Stern Show’s Richard Christy, to comedians Jim Florentine, Don Jamieson and Jim Breuer.
Today, they release their latest for ‘Old Wounds‘, a totally immersive, choose your adventure style video. Across an unbelievable number of intersecting videos, the four members challenge you, their new tour manager, to get them back to their hotel room safely after a sold out show. There are 28 different ways to die, 16 aliens, 10 beers, 5 Eastern Conference NBA playoff team references, and only 4 ways for Stefan, Steve, Nestor and Zack to survive the night.
“This video is one of the craziest things we’ve done as a band. I’m so proud of this thing, and am absolutely convinced that Jeremy is a total savant.”
Get started below or on their website [Here].
Their undead savagery remains intact and putrefied after years spent rotting in the ground, with two new tracks ‘BTK‘ and ‘Mania‘ doing exactly what they do best – straight forward, old school death metal.
Limited to 200 copies and available exclusively through Bandcamp [Here], the new 7″ will be released on September 29th and is available to pre-order now – and can also be bundled with the band’s entire back catalog.
They have also released a video clip for the latest single ‘Anyone Else‘. Watch the video clip below.
Pick up the album now on iTunes [Heres] on CD [Here] or on Vinyl [Here].
The track is available to purchase / stream now on all the usual digital outlets.
You can give it a listen below.
Today’s The Round-up is sponsored by Vans – Off The Wall.
Introducing the new Ultra Range Pro – Impact Cushioning, Extra Tough, Responsive Fit – Click for details
Note: A small cut from anything you order goes towards helping keep our website costs covered so we can keep bringing you news. Using an adblocker? We don’t blame you, but please consider disabling it for this site, you might not be aware, but simply viewing ads can help us keep on top of running costs. We try to not annoy you too much… Promise!
Can’t keep up with all the news, sick of missing things, or just want a simple weekly summary to browse over? Sign up for our free weekly e-mail newsletter. You’ll get a wrap of the weeks news, heaps of additional news that we can’t fit on site, reminders of tours and releases coming up, exclusive subscriber competitions and more delivered to your inbox every Friday morning. You can unsubscribe at any time if its not for you.
Simply head [Here] to sign up / view a sample.