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.
TOMORROW: the long-awaited debut of Sex Hotel. WEDNESDAY: Competing sick shows at 5 Spot (Tristen + Willy T) and the Stone Fox (Bitchin Bajas + more). FRIDAY: Fake Surfers return and the Potatoes make their first appearance in It City. SATURDAY: SPACE IS indeed THE PLACE, but Richie is also playing at the 5 Spot. You decide. SUNDAY: Especially good looking Sunday…
Gonna keep this brief. The TAMI Show was filmed over two nights in October, 1964. It’s a music film that captures some serious performers at the height of their game, others on the rise. It’s kiiinda the ultimate music video and a legendary piece of cinema because it’s one of the earliest (and finest) examples…
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….