SHAI HULUD, EARTH CRISIS Announce East/West Tour

After completing an extremely successful tour of Europe in support of Propagandhi, followed by a headlining tour, SHAI HULUD returned to the states and are preparing for their next set of confirmed shows. In July, fans on the east coast will be treated to a handful of shows featuring Earth Crisis as part of their Firestorm 20th Anniversary Tour. Additional support for the east coast portion of the tour from Thy Will Be Done and White Widows. Additional SHAI HULUD shows are confirmed for June, and July, including an appearance at Amnesia Rockfest in Montebello, QC. For the complete listing, see below, or visit facebook.com/shaihulud.

SHAI HULUD’s Matt Fox reflects on 2013:

“2013 has been a banner year for Shai Hulud, and it’s not even summer yet. Seeing the release of Reach Beyond The Sun, touring Australia as a part of the Soundwave Festival (headlined by Metallica – pretty much the reason we play heavy music) and having just returned from Europe after a tour with one of our favorite bands, Propagandhi, has made this year thus far both a blur and a dream, or one and the same depending on how well you remember your dreams, if you can remember them at all. 2013 is one dream we won’t soon forget, etched further into our memory receptors – if there are such things – with the dates we confirmed with Earth Crisis, a huge and direct influence on the formation and existence of Shai Hulud. This is a special year for us, and we’re grateful not only to share it with those who find something in our music that speaks to them, but also with so many of the bands whose music has spoken, and still speaks to us.”

In other news, French metal vocalist Rachel Aspe, known across the internet for her appearance on France’s Got Talent, posted a vocal cover of SHAI HULUD’s Reach Beyond the Sun. Hear it on Aspe’s YouTube channel – youtube.com/rachelaspemetal. Fans can also see Rachel Aspe live as the new vocalist of French Metal band Eths. For more info, visit facebook.com/EthsPage.

Stay up to date with SHAI HULUD’s updates from the road via their newest official social network, instagram! Fans can find them simply at instagram.com/shaihuludofficial.

SHAI HULUD
06/14 Poughkeepsie, NY The Loft
06/15 Montebello, QC Amnesia Rockfest
07/11 Albany, NY Bogie’s
Tour w/ Earth Crisis, Thy Will Be Done, White Widows
07/12 Philadelphia, PA Ukie Club
07/13 Syracuse, NY Lost Horizon
07/14 New York, NY Santo’s Party House
07/20 St. Louis, MO Fubar
Tour w/ The Overseer
07/21 Denver, CO Marquis Theater
07/22 Fort Defiance, AZ Chapter House
07/23 Mesa, AZ Underground
Tour w/ Early Graves
07/24 Anaheim, CA Chain Reaction
07/25 Tijuana, MX Revolucion
07/26 Camarillo, CA Rock City
07/27 Sacramento, CA Old Ironsides
07/28 Oakland, CA Metro Side Room
07/31 Colorado Springs, CO Black Sheep *Shai Hulud ONLY
08/01 Des Moines, IA Vaudeveille Mews *Shai Hulud ONLY

http://www.metalblade.com/shaihulud

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EXUMER Announces Only U.S. Appearance of 2013

German thrash veterans, EXUMER, confirmed a New York City show on September 21, 2013 at The Paper Box in Brooklyn, NY. This will be the only U.S. appearance in 2013 for EXUMER and the band‘s second visit to the United States. Main support will be Florida death metal act MALEVELONT CREATION.

Vocalist Mem V. Stein comments:

“We are beyond thrilled to be finally playing in NYC. We haven’t played on North American soils since the THRASHO DE MAYO festival in L.A., four years ago. New York is close to mine and our bassist’s hearts, since both of us live here and we have never brought the band to play in front our home crowd.”

 Thrash fans can catch a glimpse of what EXUMER’s live show is like in the band’s music video for Fire & Damnation on YouTube HERE.

EXUMER
09/21 Brooklyn, NY The Paper Box

http://www.exumer.de
http://www.metalblade.com/exumer

KYUSS LIVES Change Name To VISTA CHINO, Sign to Napalm Records

VISTA CHINO the band formed by John Garcia and Brant Bjork (formerly of Kyuss) inked a deal with Napalm Records. The album is set for an early fall release. More details will be revealed in the coming weeks.

Vocalist John Garcia said the following:

“Kyuss Lives is now VISTA CHINO! …it feels great just to write that ….and to say it out loud, feels even better. Now that our relationship with Napalm Records is official; it’s time to forget about the past year, move forward, and execute our original plan, which was to make kick ass music and tour the world!”

Drummer Brant Bjork added:

“We look forward to working with Napalm Records and we anticipate great support in rolling out the VISTA CHINO rock.”

Thomas Caser, Head Of A&R at Napalm Records commented on the signing:

“It’s with great pride we announce the signing of VISTA CHINO. After all the band has been through they are ready to rock! We at Napalm Records are thrilled to work with such talented artists and look forward to a long-lasting cooperation!”

Napalm Records and VISTA CHINO are excited to debut the first song from VISTA CHINO’s highly anticipated first full length album. Dargona, Dragona is available as an exclusive stream on the VISTA CHINO Facebook Page. When visiting the facebook page, clicking the “like” button will enable the audio.

Rising from the desert sands that birthed Kyuss Lives, VISTA CHINO’s sound is instantly familiar. With the trademark soulful vocals of John Garcia, the songwriting and production of Brant Bjork (drums) and the fuzz-laden riffage of imported guitarist Bruno Fevery, VISTA CHINO’s debut is one of the year’s most anticipated heavy rock albums. A new band born of a storied past, right now it’s about these players playing these songs.

VISTA CHINO’s first North American performance will take place at this year’s Orion Festival in Detroit, MI curated by Metallica. VISTA CHINO will play on Sunday, June 9 on the Frantic Stage. A full North American tour will be announced shortly.

VISTA CHINO Live:

6/9: Detroit, MI @ Orion Festival

7/25: Tienen, Belgium @ Suikerrock

7/26: Feldkirch, Austria @ Poolbar Festival

7/29: Vienna, Austria @ Rock Im Wald Festival

7/31: Pinarella di Cervia, Italy @ Arena

8/3: Lierpop, Holland @ Rock Planet

8/7: Munich, Germany @ Backstage (Free & Easy Festival)

8/8: Geneva, Switzerland @ Usine

8/9: Puttlingen, Germany @ Rocco del Schlako

8/10: Eschwege, Germany @ Open Flair Festival

For More Info Visit:

https://www.facebook.com/VistaChinoMusic

http://www.vistachinomusic.com

http://www.napalmrecords.com