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.
It’s Spook Week. Time to dust off your Goblin records, put the final touches on that Jimmy Pesto Jr. outfit, and of course, go to some shows. Tonight you could see Ri¢hie, Fox Fun, or Harvest Team depending on where you land, tomorrow is Screaming Females and PUJOL at the Stone Fox, Halloween brings us killer…
The South might have given us country, blues, jazz, rock and roll, hip hop, and just about every other brand of American music, but we should never forget that it’s the Midwest who gave us PUNK. Somewhere in that flattened abyss of corn, windmills, and rust there must be a Fountain of Frustration, a crossroads…
We told you on Monday that we would have some big news for Freakin’ Weekend coming up, and the time has come. To start things off, above this lil chunk of text is our poster for this year. NO, it doesn’t say Freakin’ Weekend anywhere on it. NO, it doesn’t list any of the bands….