San Francisco’s Stoic Violence have their brand new debut 12″ available now from Katorga Works and Video Disease. It’s a split 12″ released through both labels that has the band leaving the gnarly dirty sound from their demos and embracing the use of a studio and a cleaner recording approach. You can check out one of the tracks – “Wretched Existence” – from the 8-song record below for a better idea of what we’re talking about. The self-titled album is loaded with chainsaw riffage and fuzzy bass and what more could you ask for? You can snag it from either label right now – here or here – but you should probably get on it sooner than later. As all KW releases go – you can also download it in-full for free right here.
Apologies for coming to you late this week. We’ve been hard at work out in those salt mines, and these things don’t write themselves. Alas, your rundown… There’s a poetry reading tomorrow, but it seems you’ll have to find the address yourself. Friday brings the opportunity to see local faves Savoy Motel, Idle Bloom, Sun…
A month has passed since Nashville FD’s crackdown on local DIY venues, and the effects are overwhelmingly apparent. The shows aren’t nil though, and those same kind promoters from before are already finding ways to dodge the snag. DOG from New York play at Betty’s tomorrow, Soccer Mommy play the End on Thursday, and Roger Ebert’s…
So, we know you’ve been wondering what we’ve got up our sleeves this year for the day shows, after-party, buttons and all other details. Well, truly *blessed* r u, because we’ve got it all summarized here for you. More after the jump!