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.
WEll, well, well… whadda we got here? Hoops bring their own Bloomington brand of jangle to Soft Junk tomorrow, there’s a slew of power-pop and heartland at Foobar on Wednesday with 1-800-BAND and JP5, you can get lost in the gaze with Ponyboy & the Horsegirls at the Glass Mènage on Thursday, Sun Seeker and Teddy &…
As previously mentioned, the Happy Together Tour returns to War Memorial Auditorium this Wednesday. It’s a familiar concept: 1960s one-hit-wonders and a couple mid-level groups playing their favorites to a room of mostly grey-hairs. It is worth noting we’ve heard not only that this thing has been happening annually since the ’80s, but that’s it’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!