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.
And just like that, we’re suddenly only a week away from Freakin’ Weekend V. It’s about time we announce all the details. For starters, you can probably gather that’s this year’s poster up there. It was designed by the mighty Josh Shearon, whose work you may know from the second Freakin’ Weekend poster, our third…
This week is positively slammed. Tonight brings us good shows at the Other Basement and Springwater. On into the week, Bad Friend and more are playing at Betty’s tomorrow, Ri¢hie, Bows & Arrows, and motherfucking Bobby Bare are all playing shows on Wednesday, The Longshots and D. Watusi are playing at the Stone Fox while…
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….