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IN SHORTS #32 📢 News Roundup: MISFITS, TEN YARD FIGHT, BALANCE & COMPOSURE, TRASH TALK, and more!

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DECLINE by Truomg Lam

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Portland darkwave industrial metal duo AT THE HEART OF THE WORLD are streaming their new track “Golden Cross”, off their new EP, Rotting Forms, coming up on January 26 via Glory Kid Records. Despite sounding like they are cementing their status as the behemoths of the ominous sound, it’s actually their debut record, and that’s make it even more interesting. Dive into the new tune below and expect a full stream soon!

At the Heart of the World has emerged from the gloom of the Pacific Northwest to launch an all-out industrial assault against society. Their debut record, ROTTING FORMS, is a powerhouse of crushing riffs, raw synth tones, and the tortured cries of a soul displaced in this nightmarish modern world. Impossibly melding a simplicity of form with devastating sonic magnitude, ATHOTW’s minimalist philosophy only serves to amplify the intensity of their presence. Rotting Forms makes explicit promises to the listener and delivers on every one: purity of sound, clarity of message, and an unstoppable ferocity for every second of its runtime.

Veteran guitarist Danny Porter creates a landscape of crushing riffs, inescapable synth hooks and punishing digital beats akin to Godflesh and the early offerings of Mick Harris’s Scorn, while vocalist Joshua Green snarls out venomous incantations that are equal parts pain, hatred, frustration, and violence, in the vein of late 80s Ministry, or contemporaries like High-Functioning Flesh and Youth Code.


South East England’s HAUNTS are streaming their new EP ‘A Lack of Empathy’ on Truthseeker Music, along with a new video for their song ‘Creep Pulse’. They are a collective of musicians based in the south east of England which began life as a solo venture for ex-Human Future guitarist, Phillip Short. Over the course of recording this first EP, Phillip sought help from a range of musicians including some former Human Future members, most notably Kurt Phillips on drums and bassist Luke Booth who appears on the opening track ‘Creep Pulse’.


Brasilian DIY label sharethisbreath is streaming the newest record from experimental alt post hardcore VISTAS. who have crafted some of most expertly interesting offering in the genre this Winter. Listen to Marasmo right here:


The legendary experimental / post metal / post rock festival Roadburn has announced more exciting acts for the next year’s edition that will take place on April 18-22: Dark Buddha Rising / Oranssi Pazuzu collaboration called Waste of Space Orchestra, Crowbar, Jacob Bannon of Converge, Wolfbrigade, Cult Of Luna, Boris / Stephen O’Malley live set, Godflesh, Thou / The Body, and more! See the full details HERE.

Youngblood Records are streaming a new killer track from the new EP from Washington, D.C.’s straight edge haardcore punk pack LINE OF SIGHT. Listen to the track “Dissent” from the upcoming “Dissent” 7″ EP and expect the full record in early 2018!


Hardcore videographer Sunny Singh of Hate5Six.com grabbed a mic at a recent SPIRIT CRUSHER show in England and helped them perform their version of INSIDE OUT’s Spiritual Surrender! Watch below and grab the band’s debut 7″ “The Absolute”!

Also on the crazy bill were KNUCKLE DUST, NINEBAR, 50 CALIBER, FIRM STANDING LAW, and FRAME OF MIND!


Cardiff based evil filled thrashy metallic hardcore punks RANCOUR are streaming their new ominous EP Luvifer’s Kin on Neutral Words Records. We teased it earlier this year and the final effect is electrifying. See for yourself.


Soon after our recent teaser in #InShorts 29 , Polish crusty hardcore pack DESPIZER have dropped a full stream of their debut “Pogarda”, a follow up to their 2013 debut Joyride of Despair. The record serves a massive, fiercely crafted thrash / d-beat / metallic hardcore assault with dynamic shifts and a lot to offer!


Massachusetts’ dark, sludgy, experimental hardcore band LYMPHOMA TWINS have shared a live EP documenting their August performance at AS220 venue in Providence, RI. Listen below and GO HERE to check out our proper introduction to their amazing work and our full video interview!


Las Vegas’ Punk Rock Bowling has announced its 2018 lineup! The huge show will take place on May 25-28, 2018 and marks its 20th anniversary! It features L7, RISE AGAINST< TURBONEGRO, AT THE DRIVE-IN, CRASS< AGAINST ME!, NOFX, GBH, DOA, and a lot more great bands! GO HERE to see the full details.

Sophie’s Floorboard blog has posted the full discography of Boston 90s hardcore pack TEN YARD FIGHT, a straight edge, football-based band that was one of the finest examples of 1997 youth crew revival. Their final show started a new sXe hardcore celebration day called National Edge Day.

Dine Alone Records is proud to present the 2017 edition of their annual winter sampler! The sampler features 27 killer tracks from Dine Alone’s monsterous label roster, including TRACES, DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL, SEAWAY, INVSN, THE FLATLINERS, SINGLE MOTHERS, and more! GO HERE to grab it for free!


LA grindcore punks GRAF ORLOCK gave a sick live performance at the Smell venue in their hometown. Also on the bill were RETOX and RATS IN THE WALL. Cheers to Reel Negative for recording them live in action.

Initially released earlier this year independently by ROSETTA, Pelagic will be releasing the captivating release Utopioid on limited edition vinyl and CD. Secure your copy HERE and check out our recent interview with the band HERE.

Utopioid is the sixth full-length from Philadelphia’s ROSETTA. Written as a four-part song cycle that treads multipolar extremes of texture and dynamics, it reaches the highest heights and the deepest lows of the band’s career and serves as their most concept-driven work to date. An unflinching study of human aspiration, frailty, and betrayal, the album is equal parts mysticism and the band’s own biography, encapsulating and transcending their fourteen years of sonic experimentation.


Chicago straight edge hardcore punks DECLINE (New Age Records, members of Expired Youth, Noose, and New Heart) are streaming a new song called ‘Eulogy’!

Listen below, see more details at NoEcho and expect the full Own Your Words EP soon!


Instrumental progressive math / post hardcore rockers MARA JADE are streaming their new record ‘Na zlomený srdce vedeš’ on Czech label Happy Mutant. Musical explorations feel very panoramic here, and when they zoom inward, it tap into impressive reservoirs of inventiveness that only ambitious writers are ready to explore. Great listen!


On February 9th, HARM’S WAY will release their fourth full-length, Posthuman, via Metal Blade Records. In support of its release, the band has announced a North American headlining tour with Ringworm, Vein, and Queensway. The trek will commence on February 17th in Cleveland, Ohio and run through March 18th in Pontiac, Michigan. See below for all confirmed dates.

HARM’S WAY live dates with RINGWORM, VEIN and QUEENSWAY!
HARMS WAY live

2/17/2018 The Foundry – Cleveland, OH
2/18/2018 Sneaky Dees – Toronto, ON
2/19/2018 Lost Horizon – Syracuse, NY
2/20/2018 Saint Vitus Bar – Brooklyn, NY
2/21/2018 Middle East – Worcester, MA
2/22/2018 Underground Arts – Philadelphia, PA
2/23/2018 Canal Club – Richmond, VA
2/24/2018 Local 506- Chapel Hill, NC
2/25/2018 The End Nashville, TN
2/26/2018 Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
2/27/2018 Transitions – Tampa, FL
3/01/2018 Gasa Gasa – New Orleans, LA
3/02/2018 Dirty 30 – Dallas, TX
3/03/2018 Houston Underground – Houston, TX
3/04/2018 Jack’s – San Antonio, TX
3/06/2018 Nile Theatre – Mesa, AZ
3/07/2018 American Legion Post 8 – Las Vegas, NV
3/08/2018 Holy Diver – Sacramento, CA
3/09/2018 Gilman – Berkeley, CA
3/10/2018 Constellation Room – Santa Ana, CA
3/11/2018 Hi Hat – Los Angeles, CA
3/14/2018 Kilby Court – Salt Lake City, UT
3/15/2018 Larimer Lounge – Denver, CO
3/16/2018 Davey’s Uptown – Kansas City, MO
3/17/2018 Fubar – St. Louis, MO
3/18/2018 The Pike Room – Pontiac, MI


Youngblood Records is streaming a new re-release of the 2001 split by Los Angeles, California’s LIFES HALT (members of Broken Needle, Knife Fight, Total Chaos, Big Crux, No Reply, Please Inform The Captain This Is A Hijack, Tragatelo, Annihilation Time, Lecherous Gaze) and WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?, a crossover thrash band from San Francisco Bay Area, featuring members of Conquest For Death, Love Songs, Stitchface, Capitalist Casualties, Charles Bronson, Meat Shits, Spazz, Artimus Pyle.

Originally released in 2001 on Compact Disc and 12″ Vinyl as a split release between Youngblood Records and 625 Records, this record is available digitally for the first time ever!

The Vinyl and CD versions are long out of print so travel back in time with us to 2001 and check out this record which has been obscured by the passing of the years.


French noise rockish, swingin’ post hardcore act STING COLLINS have just self-released their first EP called “No One Cares”! The band features past and current members of French acts Sofy Major, Breaking Strain, Foolish and Like Wires just to name a few. Listen below.

We’re all from the dead center of the country and still live there, in the city of Clermont-Fd. That itself says a lot about the music we play…


Revelation Records’ signees PRIMAL RITE are teasing their ucpoming metallic hardcore crossover record Dirge of Escapism with a new track called “Bow to No One”. Listen below and stay tuned for the full debut album on January 26 via Revelation Records.


German blackened crust metallers ANCST have laaunched pre-orders for their new record ‘ghosts of the timeless void‘, to be released on March 2nd on Lifeforce Records and Supreme Chaos Records.

Gold & black vinyl, CD, digital: http://smarturl.it/gottv_ancst
Limited green smoked vinyl (100 copies/ Lifeforce exclusive): http://smarturl.it/gottv_lfr
Limited red smoked vinyl (100 copies/ SCR exclusive): http://smarturl.it/gottv_scr
Limited gold vinyl (125 copies): http://smarturl.it/gottv_lfr

“What has started to move can no longer be stopped: Since its foundation in 2011, ANCST have proved tireless that they are the spearhead of a new wave of hardcore infused black metal coming out of Germany. With a row of releases on renowned underground labels such as Vendetta, Alerta Antifascista, Supreme Chaos or Halo Of Flies, including two albums and an array of EPs and split releases, as well as relentless touring, ANCST has proven their motivation. They want to make a difference – and they have something to say! ANCST want to wake their listeners and put their fingers into the wounds. Thus, “ghosts of the timeless void” has to sound as violent and disillusioning as it does. The band’s third album is a mirror of its surroundings and time and an elegy to a world on the verge of decline. While sporting both, a hardcore and a metal socialization, the self proclaimed collective from Berlin perfectly combines fierce melodic black metal and brutal but yet metallic hardcore crust with angry and critical social political lyrics. The unconditional implementation of their convictions, their sound and the emphasized DIY approach makes ANCST and “ghosts of the timesless void” seem so unique and strong.”
(Lifeforce Records)


Glenn Danzig and THE MISFITS have don’t want you to use your cellphone at their forthcoming Las Vegas and Los Angeles reunion shows on December 28th and 30th. All fans will be forced to leave their phones in a special Yondr cases, presented in the video below.

BALANCE & COMPOSURE have announced they will be playing thei final shows next year. GO HERE to see the details and grab your tickets. One more final show is yet to be announced.

BALANCE and COMPOSURE


Melodic metalcore act 36 CRAZYFISTS have premiered a new music video for their track “Wars To Walk Away From“, coming from the band’s latest release, “Lanterns“, available now on Spinefarm Records.

Italian punk rock act SVETLANAS have announced a string of Spanish tour dates with more British and German soon to be announced.

24 JAN – Donosti-San Sebastian, DABADABA
25 JAN – Mondragon, Gatexte
26 JAN – Bilbao, Nave 9 museo maritimo
27 JAN – Madrid, Gruta 77
28 JAN – Aldea de San Miguel, Conciertos Salvajes


Metallic hardcore acts SECT and DIE YOUNG team up for a brief tour together in February.

SECT and DIE YOUNG dates

2/2 Berkeley, CA @ 924 Gilman w/ Torso
2/3 Los Angeles, CA @ Bonnerhaus w/ Entry, Hesitation Wounds
2/4 Fullerton, CA @ Programme w/ Foreign Pain, Rats In The Wall


Wild hardcore punks TRASH TALK performed live at Saint Vitus Bar on December 6th. See the full set video below.

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE and HATEBREED have announced a string of American dates in April and May:

4/26 Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom w/ Candiria
5/1 Louisville, KY @ Mercury Ballroom w/ The Word Alive
5/2 Cleveland, OH @ The Agora Theatre w/ The Word Alive
5/3 Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance w/ The Word Alive


Irish instrumental post rockers And So I Watch You from Afar have teamed up with Lacada, a co-operative, community owned brewery on the North Coast of Ireland, who brew some of the best Irish beer. Lacada have a similar core philosophy of DIY self-sufficieny and had the idea to create a beer that encapsulated and complimented the songs on the new ASIWYFA album “The Endless Shimmering”, something that could be drank as you listened. A big fruity IPA would fit the bill perfectly (more notes below). ASIWYFA developed their own recipe with the master brewers at Lacada, and were there right through the process, from brew day to bottling and labelling the beer, and now its ready to be drank and so we give you, Three Triangles IPA and you can buy it here.

Confusion Specialist Records has revealed yet another intriguing record of an unknown experimental artist. This time we’re being acquainted with THE BILL AYERS UNDERGROUND, an enigmatic duo described by the label in the following message below.

We do not know where do they come from, what their names were and where to contact them. By the sounds of it, as simply followed: Minimal, pulse-like beats, menacing synths and ferocious raw vocals is as clearly enough for the us to get to know the duo.

The label’s newest addition to its extensive catalogue is CAPYBARA FUCKING PIRATE DESTROYER, a fierce, ear bending, synth licked, nintendo grind screamo, whose demo succeeds at all levels, takes all the boring, repetive parts out of technicality, and injects loads of scary hooks into one short demo release that you simply can’t miss if you’re fan of .


Toronto emo pop punk rockers THE WET BANDITS (check out our introductory feature HERE) are streaming a new tune called “The Optimist” below.


IDIOTEQ featured Swedish hardcore punk band DISAVOW is hitting Germany, Czech Republic and Austria for a one-week tour at the end of 2017 / beginning of 2018. They are still looking for a show, on January 1st. Who wants to kick off the new year with a cool show?

Disavow features current members and former members Anchor, Gust, Murderofcrows, Oak and Painted Wolves.

“Half Empty” (Epidemic Records, 2017) has been recorded and mixed by David Zackrisson and mastered by Daniel Husayn at North London Bomb Factory. The artwork has been created by Isabell Kirstinä. Two tracks sees guest vocals by Derek Archambault (Defeater, on “Sick”) and Fredrik Larzon (Millencolin, on “No Devotion”).

DISAVOW

29 December: Kiel
30 December: Essen
31 December: Berlin
1 January: NEED HELP!
2 January: Prague
3 January: Vienna
4 January: Erlangen


Pasadena based record label Pure Noise Records is proud to announce the signing of the rising, Illinois based based rock band HOMESAFE! The band joins the label’s impressive stable of bands that includes Knocked Loose, Seaway, Boston Manor, The Story So Far, Four Year Strong among many others.

Homesafe hails from the suburbs of Chicago, featuring members Ryan Rumchaks, Tyler Albertson, Emanuel Duran, and Joe Colesby. The band has self-released a string of music independently over the years, including their latest, riveting EP ‘Evermore’ as they have developed and toured to a homegrown audience. Homesafe has now signed to Pure Noise Records ahead of releasing their debut full-length album in 2018.


Emotive pop punk rockers THE ATARIS have announced they will be coming back to the U.K. in February for our So Long, Astoria 15th Anniversary tour! They will be playing their “So Long, Astoria” album in its entirety plus some other fan favorites! See the details below and go here to see the poster.

The band released their latest rock record “Welcome the Night” 10 years ago. Their latest compilation album Silver Turns to Rust was released in June this year.

2/8 – Huddersfield, England – Parish
2/9 – Liverpool, England – Magnet
2/10 – Glasgow, Scotland – Broadcast
2/11 – Sheffield, England – The Plug
2/12 – Bristol, England – Thekla
2/13 – Cardiff, Wales – The Globe
2/15 – Stafford, England – Redrum
2/16 – London, England – Underworld
2/17 – Birmingham, England – Asylum
2/18 – Manchester, England – Factory
2/19 – Nottingham, England – Rescue Rooms
2/20 – Plymouth, England – The Junction
2/21 – Milton Keynes, England – Craufurd Arms
2/22 – Cheltenham, England – Frog & Fiddle
2/23 – Bridgwater, England – Cobblestones
2/24 – Canterbury, England – Penny Theatre


Veteran skate punk unit STILL INSANE has premiered the music video for “Friends & Family”. The video was produced by Dave Hamel and filmed in the band’s hometown of Quebec City, Canada. “Friends & Family” is the title track of Still Insane’s latest EP released on Thousand Islands Records in April 2017.


Hungarian metalcore quartet HARMED is streaming their debut EP, “From Day One”, one day before its worldwide digital release via Lambgoat magazine and below. Listen and go here to check out another new tune, premiered on IDIOTEQ a couple of months ago.

There’s no easy way to summarize the band’s sound, but here’s an attempt: the record is aggressive, energetic, fun to jam and makes you want to bounce off the walls while head-banging with the volume maxed out. You can get a taste of what you’re in for with their latest music video for Speechless/Deaf, or you can embark on your own journey and jump straight into the EP but either way, you won’t be disappointed. If you find yourself starving for more when the EP is done then don’t worry, as the band is already hard at work on a new album in between selling out debut shows, touring, and opening for bands such as Jinjer (Napalm Records).

HARMED also had some insight to share about their debut EP: “We’ve spent a little bit more than a year to create the first chapter of our story. From Day One is here to shed light on the dark side of any human being. This is about me, you and all of us. We are all Harmed From Day One!”


French punk rockers QUITTERS are teaming up with Bristol punk rock act THE RUN UP for a brief UK tour this January. There are still two dates available if anyone wants to put them on: 19.01.18 + 22.01.18.

QUITTERS!

Formed in 2014 in Montpellier, France, Quitters aim to make music a little different from what they did in their past bands. Taking time to experiment some sounds and vocal melodies, Quitters has the intention to create music which is both honest and influenced by the indie punk rock scene they grew up on.

The 5-piece melodic punk rock band from Bristol (UK) who have carved out a strong reputation in their homeland UK scene, on the basis of their fun, energetic and passionate live shows.

Mixing melodic punk rock and pop punk, The Run Up have a unique and versatile sound which has lead them to play alongside an array bands from hardcore to straight up pop punk. Along their travels the band have played / toured with Such Gold, A Wilhelm Scream, Off With Their Heads, The Flatliners, Iron Chic and Red City Radio.

In 2017 The Run Up have played over 50 shows including two UK tours and a successful US tour which finished up ‘at capacity’ show at The Fest, Gainesville.

18.01.18 // Excalibur, Reims (FR)*
19.01.18 // AVAILABLE (UK)
20.01.18 // Winchester Gate, Salisbury (UK)
21.01.18 // The Exchange, Bristol (UK)
22.01.18 // AVAILABLE (UK)
23.01.18 // Atomic, Wrexham (UK)
24.01.18 // Actress & Bishop, Birmingham (UK)
25.01.18 // Windmill, Brixton (UK)
26.01.18 // Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar, Brighton (UK)**
26.01.18 // Lille – Do it Yourself Cafe (FR)*
27.01.18 // Festival Sport Xtrem, Super Lioran FR)*
*Quitters only // **The Run Up only


The annual Arbor Christmas compilation has been released online. Volume 18 includes new songs from various indie, alt rock, pop punk and punk rock bands, including Aspiga, Joy Riding, Young Statues, By Surprise, Sleep In., and more. You can stream and download the entire compilation below.

Founded in 200 by Jonathan Montague, the Arbor Christmas Show began as a celebration of two things Jon loved dearly – Christmas and the local independent music scene. In 2002, Jon succumbed to a rare form of gastro-intestinal cancer called GIST.

The Arbor Christmas Show continues to bring new laughs and music from the burgeoning South Jersey/Philly music scene. All previous compilations are now available for download.

All proceeds from the show are donated directly to The Arbor Foundation, The Life Raft Group and other charities that support GIST patients and research.


TRAPPED UNDER ICE, NO WARNING, and WISDOM IN CHAINS will do acouple of dates in February together:

02/08 Cleveland, OH – Now That’s Class
02/09 Nanticoke, PA – The Other Side
02/10 Amityville, NY – Revolution Bar
02/11 Teaneck, NJ – Debonair Music Hall


Perth, Australia’s melodic hardcore band VACANT HOME have released a video recapping their busy 2017. Check out the recap below. Since signing with Chicago-based Mutant League Records, the band released an EP “Reflect, Respond” and has been touring relentlessly.

Emerging from Australia’s most isolated Capital City in late 2016, Perth 5-piece Vacant Home have quickly established themselves as one of Australia’s best up and coming acts. The band’s DIY ethic and humble attitude from their beginnings playing house shows in their hometown has seen them support the likes of Stick To Your Guns, Deez Nuts, House Vs Hurricane, Knocked Loose & Saviour in their city’s best venues.

Vacant Home’s brand of west coast melodic hardcore attracted a worldwide audience with the emotional and heartfelt debut single ‘Shiver’ gaining over 500k views on Youtube, following the 2017 release of their EP ‘Reflect, Respond’ via Mutant League Records.


Ohio alt rockers THE NATIONAL joined KEXP radio for a quality live session on November 29. See the full set below.

French drone / ambient / doom experimentalists DIRGE are streaming their new record “Alma Baltica”.

French post-metal outfit Dirge have been at it for a long time; 23 years, in fact, have passed since the release of their first demo, Infected Brain Machine. Now they prepare to issue their seventh disc, Alma | Baltica. A post-metal release that is truly epic in scope, Alma | Baltica is largely built on massive soundscapes and eerie flourishes. Though wordless, there is no doubt at the end of the album’s five songs that Dirge have told a story. / Decibel

While the references to their earlier work are occasionally enjoyable, it’s ultimately the tracks that deviate furthest from the bands past that are the most engaging. Alma | Baltica, is the product of a band hard at work redefining their sound and whilst the resultant record might not be a high-point of their catalog in itself, it does indicate both a willingness to experiment and a promising direction for future developmen / Echoes And Dust


Stereogum has posted their list of top 50 Best Music Videos released this year. They obviously skipped our selection released throughout the year :(

AS I LAY DYING vocalist Tim Lambesis has issued a lengthy statement summing up the 2013 drama and serving his first official word after spending two years in prison after he pled guilty to a charge of solicitation of another to commit murder of his wife. GO HERE to see the full statement.

Santa Cruz punk rock / melodic hardcore veterans GOOD RIDDANCE have announced a string of American dates in January and February.

12/31/17 Las Vegas, NV House Of Blues
01/24/18 Salt Lake City, UT Metro Music Hall
01/25/18 Denver, CO Marquis Theatre
02/23/18 Edmonton, AB Canada The Forge On Whyte
02/24/18 Calgary, AB Canada Dickens
02/25/18 Banff, AB Canada Wild Bill’s Legendary Saloon


Punktastic posted their 25 Albums this year. GO HERE and make sure to check out at least some of the fine recommendations.

Minneapolis indie dream rockers AUTHOR are streaming a couple of new tracks off their new upcoming record ‘IIFOIIC’. These guys have produced an all encompassing record and it’s clear that they have never sounded better. Dive deep into their new tunes below.


Celtic punk rockers FLOGGING MOLLY will be supporting their latest album Life Is Good on toour this next Spring./h5>

3/1/18 – Columbia, SC – Music Farm
3/2/18 – Orlando / Lake Buena Vista, FL – HOB
3/3/18 – St Petersburg – Jannus Landing
3/4/18 – Ft Lauderdale – Revolution Live
3/6/18 – New Orleans, LA – HOB
3/8/18 – Houston, TX – HOB
3/9/18 – Austin, TX – Stubbs Amphitheater
3/10/18 – Dallas, TX – Southside Ballroom
3/11/18 – Tulsa, OK – Cain’s Ballroom
3/14/18 – San Diego, CA – Observatory North Park
3/15/18 – Las Vegas, NV – The Cosmopolitan Pool
3/16/18 – Cabazon, CA – Morongo Casino
3/17/19 – Holywood, CA – Palladium
3/19/18 – Ventura, CA – Ventura Theater
3/20/18 – Santa Cruz, CA – The Catalyst
3/21/18 – Sacramento, CA – Ace of Spades
3/23/18 – South Lake Tahoe, CA – Montbleu Resort
3/24/18 – Bend, OR – Midtown Ballroom


Kent, UK melodic metalcore / southern rockish post hardcore band FEED THE RHINO have posted another new music video in support of their new record “The Silence“. Watch ‘Timewave Zero’ below.

Tech death metal act SUFFOCATION are teasming up with  VENOM INC.Nervosa and Aeternam for a European tour in March.

Venom Inc. signed with Nuclear Blast and released their first album under the modifyied name called Avé in August this year. SUFFOCATION’s 8th sstudio album “…Of the Dark Light” was released in June via the same label.

03/09 Bristol, UK @ Bierkeller
03/10 Manchester, UK @ Rebellion
03/11 Glasgow, UK @ Audio
03/13 London, UK @ Islington Academy
03/14 Nosta, Belgium @ Opwijk
03/15 Paris, France @ Petit Bain
03/16 Eindhoven, Netherlands @ Dynamo (no Suffocation)
03/17 Hamburg, Germany @ Kulturpalast
03/18 Aarhus, Denmark @ Voxhall
03/19 Copenhagden, Denmark @ Pumpehuset
03/20 Mannheim, Germany @ MS Connextion Complex
03/21 Ingolstadt, Germany @ Eventhalle Westpark
03/22 Brescia, Italy @ Circolo Colony
03/23 Bologna, Italy @ Zona Roveri
03/24 Graz, Austria @ Explosiv
03/25 Budapest, Hungary @ Barba Negra
03/26 Cluj-Napoca, Romania @ Form Space
03/27 Vienna, Austria @ Viper Room
03/28 Kosice, Slovenia @ Collosseum
03/29 Prague, Czech Republic @ Nova Chmelnice


Australian emo/spoken word band TREEHOUSES make their long-awaited return to the east coast for a run of shows in support of a split release with Canberra based band Sleeping Døgs. The ‘FEEL EVERYTHING’ split offers up a powerful track from each band, showcasing their unique combination of spoken word poetry and emo/indie/folk songwriting. Starting out as a two-piece poetry performance outfit, Treehouses rose from underground bedroom project to an internationally recognised staple of the emo/spoken word scene.

Delivering a blend of indie folk, emo, post-rock and spoken word poetry with stunning results, Treehouses came into their own in 2017 with the release of two hard-hitting singles ‘COPING’ and ‘ACKNOWLEDGE ME’.

WEDNESDAY 17 JAN: NEWCASTLE – HAMILTON STATION HOTEL w/ SAFE HANDS and TREASURETROVES
THURSDAY 18 JAN: SYDNEY – BRIGHTON UP BAR w/ STOCKLEY, SPORTSBRA and SOY BASED SNACKS
FRIDAY 19 JAN: CANBERRA – TRANSIT BAR w/ LOST COAST and DOG NAME
SATURDAY 20 JAN: DOONSIDE HOUSE SHOW w/ TIJANA, SPORTSBRA and ELK LOCKER
SATURDAY 3rd FEB: PERTH – THE SEWING ROOM (supports TBA)

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