GOJIRA To Tour With SLAYER

Gojira will be embarking on a full North American tour with Slayer in October and November, with additional support coming from 4ARM. Dates are as follows, with more to be announced soon:

10/25/13 Las Vegas, NV The Joint
10/28/13 Los Angeles, CA The Palladium
11/08/13 Minneapolis, MN Myth
11/10/13 Austin, TX FunFunFun Festival
11/12/13 Houston, TX Bayou Music Center
11/13/13 Dallas, TX Southside Music Hall
11/15/13 Chicago, IL Aragon
11/16/13 Detroit, MI The Fillmore (State Theater)
11/17/13 Columbus, OH LC Pavilion
11/19/13 Silver Spring, MD The Fillmore
11/20/13 Pittsburgh, PA Stage AE
11/26/13 Wallingford, CT Oakdale Theater
11/27/13 New York, NY Theater at MSG
11/29/13 Camden, NJ Susquehanna Bank Center
11/30/13 Boston, MA Tsongas Arena

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WILSON Announce Tour Dates

The FUCKERY has taken hold and people all over are singing the praises of WILSON.  After decimating the GWAR-B-Q this weekend the band is back out on the road and ready to destroy! Their debut album Full Blast Fuckery is available now and the band will be touring across the country in support of it. If you haven’t picked up your copy yet, what the fuck are you waiting for? Order it right HERE.

Plus, request WILSON on The Welding Room radio program!

Tweet #DeathThreatsComplaints to @TheWeldingRoom, e-mail: TheWeldingRoom@gmail.com, or LIKE on FaceBook (see sidebar for social media outlets).

WILSON’s video for “College Gangbang” can be seen HERE.

In support of their new album WILSON are currently out on the road with The Greenery. The tour runs through September 8 in Anaheim, CA.  Support on the tour will be provided by American Fangs through September 2 and then from The Ongoing Concept September 4 -September 8.  A complete list of dates can be found below.

Immediately following their tour with The Greenery, WILSON will embark on yet another cross-country trek.  The band will be taking the FUCKERY on tour with Scorpion Child, Kadavar, Gypsyhawk and Mothership.  A complete list of dates can be found below.

Frontman Chad Nicefield commented on the upcoming dates:

“We are beyond thrilled to be joining such a radical tour and cannot wait to punish our intestines together with Scorpion Child, Kadavar, Gypsyhawk and Mothership. Beyond that we are extremely excited to visit our family from the north in Canada. We heard Beiber’s mom was coming out to some of the Canadian shows… can’t wait to flush it out and stick it in.”

It has also been confirmed that the FUCKERY will be taking to the high seas next year. That’s right WILSON will be taking part in the “Shiprocked” Cruise set for January 26 – 30 2014. The band will appear alongside Five Finger Death Punch, Papa Roach and many others. For more information and to book a spot, visit the official site HERE.

WILSON are five dudes in a van with beards and big dicks- working harder than your parents.  But instead of giving their all as stockbrokers or auto-mechanics or assistant branch managers their job is to destroy your party. When that WILSON van cruises into your town that shit is REAL. Real MUSIC. Real LIFE. Real LOUD. Real SWEATY. And real fucking FUN.

They’ll never quit on you. And that’s real talk. That’s FUCKERY. And that’s WILSON.

WILSON w/ The Greenery:

8/22: Nashville, TN @ The End*

8/23: Columbus, OH @ Kobo Live*

8/24: Barrington, IL @ Penny Road Pub

8/25: Joliet, IL @ Mojoes

8/27: Minneapolis, MN @ The Nether Bar – Mill City Nights*

8/28: St. Louis, MO @ Fubar*

8/30: Colorado Springs, CO @ The Black Sheep*

8/31: Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater*

9/1: Salt Lake City, UT @ Burt’s Tiki Lounge*

9/2: Boise, ID @ The Shredder*

9/4: Sparks, NV @ The Alley**

9/6: Orangevale, CA @ The Boardwalk**

9/7: Las Vegas, NV @ Backstage Bar**

9/8: Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction**

*With American Fangs

**With The Ongoing Concept

w/ Scorpion Child, Kadavar, Gypsyhawk and Mothership

9/20: Vancouver, BC @ The Astoria

9/21: Seattle, WA @ Neumos

9/23: San Francisco, CA @ Slim’s

9/24: Hollywood, CA @ The Roxy

9/25: Tempe, AZ @ Rocky Point Cantina

9/27: Austin, TX @ Red 7

9/28: Ft. Worth, TX @ Tomcats

9/29: Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald’s

10/1: St. Louis, MO @ The Firebird

10/2: Cleveland, OH @ Peabody’s

10/3: Toronto, ON @ Hard Luck Bar

10/4: Montreal, QUE @ II Motore

10/5: Brooklyn, NY @ Saint Vitus

January 2014:

1/26 – 1/30: Shiprocked Cruise

“Your children will emerge from the womb looking like tattooed Wookies” – Decibel

“Full Blast Fuckery is the album you put on when everyone’s at the party and you’ve opened the first twenty-something beers with every intention of destroying the place down to the last thing worth destroying” – Metal Injection

“Full Blast Fuckery is the soundtrack to the best party you could only dream of… bands like Wilson don’t need to believe the hype. Their music, their live show, their attitude will be a hit with genuine music fans of honest bands who don’t need to fake their Facebook “likes” or YouTube views” – Pure Grain Audio

For More Info Visit:

http://www.wilsonpartyanimals.com/

https://www.facebook.com/wilsonparties

https://twitter.com/wilsonparties

http://www.easy-killer.com/

http://www.newdamagerecords.com

RAMMING SPEED Post Studio Footage

Check out the first clip of behind-the-scenes studio footage from Boston grinders RAMMING SPEED, which features video of their drum-tracking session at GodCity Studio with Kurt Ballou (Skeletonwitch, Converge, Black Breath) below.Watch the Video

Having just finished touring alongside Goatwhore, 3 Inches of Blood and Revocation, RAMMING SPEED will hit the road once again tonight, this time with Valient Thorr and Gypsyhawk. Full details can be found below. Lauded as “one of the hardest-working bands in heavy metal” (Noisecreep), the band will also be hosting a series of shopping spree-style contests along the way at select record stores. Watch the over-the-top hilarious infomercial about the contests HERE for more details.

RAMMING SPEED’s Prosthetic debut Doomed To Destroy, Destined to Die — out June 25 — was described as an “aural feast” by Decibel, who described the band’s new music as “a pinch of D-beat, some grindcore and a little death metal.” Check out a lyric video for Grinding Dissent here, or stream the title track here. You can pre-order the album on a variety of options including CD, LP (including a mail-order exclusive clear haze/neon green variant) or cassette tape along with an exclusive t-shirt featuring the new album’s cover artwork at the Prosthetic web shop: http://www.indiemerch.com/prostheticrecords/band/ramming-speed

LIVE DATES:
6/12   Charlotte, NC – Tremont Music Hall %
6/13   Richmond, VA – Kingdom %
6/14   Baltimore, MD – Wind-up %
6/15   West Chester, PA – The Note %
6/16   Boston, MA – Great Scott %
6/17   New York, NY – The Studio at Webster Hall %
6/18   Brooklyn, NY – Saint Vitus %
6/19   Rochester, NY – Bug Jar %
6/20   Columbus, OH – Ace of Cups %
6/21   Detroit, MI – The Shelter %
6/22   Chicago, IL – Reggies %
6/24   Minneapolis, MN – 7th St Entry %
6/25   Kansas City, MO – Riot Room %
6/26   Tulsa, OK – Downtown Lounge %
6/27   Dallas, TX – Three Links %
6/28   Houston, TX – Fitzgerald’s %
6/29   Austin, TX – Red 7 %
6/30   New Orleans, LA – Siberia %
7/1    Pensacola, FL – Vinyl Music Hall %
7/2    Gainesville, FL – High Dive %
7/3    Tampa, FL – The Orpheum %
7/4    Orlando, FL – Will’s Pub  %
7/5    Atlanta, GA – The Earl %
7/6    Raleigh, NC – King’s Barcade %
% with Valient Thorr & Gypsyhawk

ANCIENT VVISDOM Announce Tour

Austin-based heavy occult rock group ANCIENT VVISDOM just revealed plans for a upcoming U.S. headlining trek, the Pagan Summer Tour, which will also feature psychedelic rockers The Saint James Society with select appearances from fellow occult rockers Bloody Hammers. A trailer for the tour can be viewed below or shared via YouTubehttp://youtu.be/FVlDqZdUhrc

Watch the Video

Praised for its “churning, dark skeletal songs” while being compared to “the folky grunge of Alice in Chains” by the New York Times, ANCIENT VVISDOM’s sophomore release, Deathlike, captivated the media and fans alike. Mixed and mastered by engineer/co-producer Jason Buntz along with partner Jack Control (Jet, The Darkness), Deathlike was recorded utilizing primitive and unique percussion such as bones, bullets, machetes and railroad spikes to formulate a hauntingly archaic sound. The music video for the album’s title track can be viewed HERE.
PAGAN SUMMER TOUR rituals:

8/4    Houston, TX – Fitzgeralds #

8/5    New Orleans,LA – Siberia #

8/6    Atlanta, GA – Purgatory ^

8/7    Nashville, TN – Exit In ^

8/8    Richmond, VA – Strange Matter ^

8/9    Baltimore, MD – Side Bar ^

8/10  New York, NY – Saint Vitus ^

8/12  Burlington, VT –  Metal Mondays @ Nectar’s #

8/13  Montreal, QC – Divan Orange #

8/14  Boston, MA – Great Scott #

8/15  Philadelphia, PA – Kung Fu Necktie #

8/16  Cleveland, OH – Now That’s Class #

8/17  Columbus, OH – Double Happiness #

# with The Saint James Society

^ with The Saint James Society & Bloody Hammer

For tickets & more information, please visit: www.facebook.com/AVVFB

CANNABIS CORPSE Announce US Tour

Death metal powerhouse CANNABIS CORPSE announced a US tour. The “Hell in July” tour will see the band playing alongside SIX FEET UNDER and DECREPIT BIRTH. The trek will begin on July 10 in Houston, TX, and end on July 27 in Atlanta, GA. A full list of dates can be found below.

CANNABIS CORPSE was recently signed to Season of Mist. The Richmond, VA based band is currently recording their forthcoming album.

Regarding the signing, the band said “Cannabis Corpse cannot express how excited we are to join the ranks of Seasons of Mist, as so many groundbreaking metal bands are on the roster. We are knee deep in recording our new album and feel like this material is our most original and memorable to date. We were founded as a way to honor the Floridian fathers of death metal and this new record will be no exception. We’re looking forward to seeing what the future has in store!”

CANNABIS CORPSE is the project of MUNICIPAL WASTE bassist Phil “LandPhil” Hall and his brother Josh “Hallhammer” Hall. The band, rounded out by guitarist Brent Purgason (aka “Pustulus Maximus” of GWAR), released three well-received full-lengths previously, and toured the world over alongside THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, REVOCATION, HATE ETERNAL, SKELETONWITCH, and more.

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Hell In July Tour Dates
July 10 Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald’s
July 11 Austin, TX @ Dirty Dog
July 12 Oklahoma City, OK @ Chameleon Room
July 13 Dallas, TX @ Trees
July 14 Santa Fe, NM @ Sol
July 15 Flagstaff, AZ @ Orpheum Theater
July 16 W. Hollywood, CA @ The Whisky
July 17 San Francisco, CA @ DNA Lounge
July 19 Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven
July 20 Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theater
July 21 Salt Lake City, UT @ In The Venue
July 22 Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater
July 23 Lawrence, KS @ Granada Theater
July 24 St Louis, MO @ Firebird
July 25 Fayetteville, AR @ Rogue
July 26 Nashville, TN @ Exit/In
July 27 Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade

 

VENOMOUS MAXIMUS New Music Video

Texas dark heavy metal band VENOMOUS MAXIMUS just released its new album Beg Upon the Light to widespread celebration. The record has been called “Lovecraftian” and a “masterpiece” by Metal Injection, “mayhem without mercy” by Decibel, “super-thick occult doom” by Rhapsody and “the best metal album to come out of Texas in a long, long time” by the Houston Press.

Click the image below to watch the new Path of Doom video.

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Additionally, VENOMOUS MAXIMUS were hand-picked by New Orleans metal titans DOWN to support the band for a string of live dates on their upcoming U.S. tour.

VENOMOUS MAXIMUS is one of the most successful metal bands to emerge from Houston in years, beloved of headbangers and headbanging blogs from across the U.S. and points beyond (maybe even astronauts).

Since its formation in 2010, the group has become the go-to metal band in the country’s third-largest city, winning back-to-back titles at the Houston Press Music Awards as the Space City‘s “Best Metal Band” and has shared the stage with the like-minded Mastodon, Pentagram, Saint Vitus, The Sword, Graveyard and more.

 U.S. Tour Dates (all shows supporting DOWN)

January 26     Denver, CO             Summit Music Hall
January 28     Minneapolis, MN     First Avenue
January 29     Milwaukee, WI        The Rave
January 30     Cincinnati, OH        Bogart’s
February 1     Chattanooga, TN     Track 29

VENOMOUS MAXIMUS’ sound combines intense, unabashed metal riffing that locks into heavy rock grooves featuring interjected dual leads and surprisingly darkened atmospheres. Add to it the distinctive voice of towering front man Gregg Higgins and his unorthodox, unsettling tone, unholy sinister laugh and unchained lyrics described as “primal psychomagic”, detailing “paths of doom”, dying witches, moon worship, haunted graveyards and travel through space and time, and the speed of the band’s bat out of hell success becomes surprisingly clear.

VENOMOUS MAXIMUS: Gregg Higgins (Vocals, Guitar), Christian Larson (Guitar),Trevi Biles (Bass) and Bongo (Drums)
Updated news and tour information is available via ACTION! PR online (website / facebook / twitter)

“Texas cult metallers Venomous Maximus will appeal to fans of proto-metal bands such as Pentagram and Sir Lord Baltimore and current sludge fiends like High on Fire and Red Fang.” – AOL NOISECREEP

“The occult imagery might tip your expectations toward a blackened doom sound, but truthfully these guys are more of a traditional, uptempo stoner band. It would be unfair to say Venomous Maximus sound like former touring mates (and distant neighbors) The Sword, but it would be totally accurate to say that if you like The Sword this is exactly the kind of 70’s-drenched, weed toking rock ‘n roll that’s right up your alley. The riff is dominant, the mood is “let’s party”, the fists are pumping.” – METAL INJECTION

“doom-y guitars, witchcraft-obsessed lyrics…These guys basically take the modern form of doom-metal and drag it backwards ’til it sounds like it might’ve if Phil Lynott & co. had gone through a “doom period” prior to Think Lizzy’s demise.”
– SPACE ROCK CITY

“Iron Maiden via High on Fire…a kind of post-Mastodonic punk. Venomous Maximus could hit on an excellent balance of familiar and genre-defying, ultimately adding to their home state’s storied legacy of heavy. Recommended.”
– THE OBELISK

“This is some prime-evil, straight wicked mischievous type stuff. These guys know how to raise hell. Period.” – EXAMINER.com

ANSELMO, WARBEAST Release Split, Tour Starts Tonight

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Heavy metal legend PHILIP ANSELMO and Texas thrashers WARBEAST are pleased to announce today’s release of their new split album, entitled War of the Gargantuas. The split, released via Housecore Records, includes two songs from each artist. This album serves as the first release of any solo work by PHILIP ANSELMO during the span of his nearly 30-year legacy. Also, the two WARBEAST tracks on the split feature former bassist Alan Bovee before his amicable departure from the band. Since then, Dre Karst has joined on bass.

See what the press is saying about War of the Gargantuas:

“Veterans of the scene, WARBEAST don’t simply rely on the ’80s template. Rather, they blow it up and rebuild it into an even more vicious and vital monster… This is everything ANSELMO fans and metal fans have been hoping for and so much more. As with all of his projects, you’ve got to hear it to believe it.” – ArtistDirect.com

“The combination of PHILIP ANSELMO and WARBEAST make War Of The Gargantuas a vicious, brutal onslaught of metal that creates the ultimate teaser for both bands.”- Bloody-Disgusting.com

“…ANSELMO’s solo contributions to an upcoming split with WARBEAST, War of the Gargantuas, so delight me: they sound just, like, completely fucking fucknuts… It sounds as though ANSELMO is about to release the aural equivalent of a broken glass bath.” – MetalSucks.net

In addition to this week’s release of War of the GargantuasDOWN and WARBEAST kick off The Weed & Speed Tour: West Coast Throwdown in the Year of XIII in Houston, TX tonight at Warehouse Live!

The tour will make its way through several states, coming to a close on February 1 in Chattanooga, TN at Track 29. 

The entire upcoming tour is dedicated to the memory of the late Mike Scaccia. To donate to the Mike Scaccia Family Fundraiser, head here and follow the link: http://www.warbeast.org/?p=156

DOWN and WARBEAST 2013 U.S. Tour Dates:

1/11 – Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live – Ballroom

1/12 – San Antonio, TX @ Backstage Live

1/14 – Tempe, AZ @ The Marquee

1/15 – Las Vegas, NV @ Fremont Country Club

1/16 – West Hollywood, CA @ Key Club

1/18 – Anaheim, CA @ City National Grove of Anaheim

1/19 – Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades

1/20 – San Francisco, CA @ Regency Ballroom

1/22 – Seattle, WA @ Showbox at the Market

1/23 – Portland, OR @ Roseland Theater

1/24 – Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory Concert House

1/26 – Denver, CO @ The Summit Music Hall

1/28 – Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue

1/29 – Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave

1/30 – Cincinnati, OH @ Bogart’s

2/1 – Chattanooga, TN @ Track 29

WARBEAST also recently announced the upcoming release of their second full-length album, Destroy. The album is scheduled to be released early this year via Housecore Records and is currently in the mastering stages. Stay tuned for more information on Destroy coming very soon.

 

NASHVILLE PUSSY Announce Tour Dates, New Album Underway

Southern hard rockers NASHVILLE PUSSY have a headlining North American tour kicking off later this month. The run kicks off January 24 in Houston, TX and wraps up February 24 in Nashville, TN.

The band recently released a live record, recorded all over Europe in a special 2 CD re-release of their last studio album From Hell To Texas which was completely remixed for this edition. The album is available on Amazon. Check out a live version of Piece of Ass HERE.

NASHVILLE PUSSY also started work on their new album; more details are expected to be announced soon.

For more info visit:

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Nashville-Pussy/13091707669

https://twitter.com/#!/BashfulPuppy

THE SHRINE Videos, U.S. Tour Dates With GRAVEYARD

(Venice, CA) THE SHRINE announced a winter 2013 U.S. tour, teaming up with retro rockers Graveyard for a four week trek that will launch on January 23 in Boston, MA and through February 23 in Houston, TX.
THE SHRINE continues to tour in support of their critically acclaimed new album Primitive Blast, released this past summer via Tee Pee Records.

In celebration of the just-announced jaunt, the band will issue a limited edition tour-only vinyl 7″ release which will include the new songs Napalm and Hellride.

Watch Napalm and a brand new Scion A/V-produced video interview with the band and original Black Flag bass player (and utter legend) Chuck Dukowski, who has long championed the California trio below.

Check out both at this location.

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THE SHRINE / Graveyard U.S. Tour Dates
January 23      Boston, MA            Royal Boston
January 24      Philadelphia, PA     Underground Arts
January 25      New York, NY         Bowery Ballroom
January 26      Washington, D.C.    Black Cat
January 27      Brooklyn, NY          Music Hall of Williamsburg
January 29      Asheville, NC          The Orange Peel
January 30      Nashville, TN          Exit/In
January 31      Atlanta, GA            The Masquerade
February 1      Memphis, TN          The Hi-Tone Café
February 2      St. Louis, MO         The Firebird
February 4      Detroit, MI               The Shelter
February 5      Chicago, IL              Lincoln Hall
February 6      Minneapolis, MN      7th Street Entry
February 8      Denver, CO              Larimer Lounge
February 9      Salt Lake City, UT    Urban Lounge
February 11    Spokane, WA           The A Club
February 12    Portland, OR            Wonder Ballroom
February 13    Seattle, WA             Neumos (* The Devil’s Blood and Royal Thunder also appear)
February 15    San Francisco, CA    Slim’s
February 16    San Francisco, CA    Slim’s
February 17    Los Angeles, CA       El Rey Theatre
February 18    San Diego, CA          The Casbah
February 19    Phoenix, AZ              Crescent Ballroom
February 21    Austin, TX                 Emo’s East
February 22    Dallas, TX                 Granada Theater
February 23    Houston, TX              Fitzgerald’s (* The Devil’s Blood and Royal Thunder also appear)
Primitive Blast received rave review since its release, being called “collision of ’70s headiness and ’80s hardcore angst” by the LA Weekly.
SPIN says THE SHRINE are “shit-kicking SoCal pool-skaters (that) bridge Black Flag and Sabbath via Cro-Mag hooks and high energy sludge” and the band was just spotlighted as part of the Converse x Decibel series, Talking Rock and Skateboarding, as they turn found space and hideous architecture into skate heaven.
Plus, check out legendary skater Mike Vallely “killing” Double Rock to Primitive Blast HERE.
THE SHRINE is Josh Landau (guitar/vocals), Courtland Murphy (bass) and Jeff Murray (drums).

“Although they draw from multiple genres, THE SHRINE defies the categories of metal or punk, thrash or doom, creating a sound uniquely their own, which they’ve christened “psychedelic violence.” One of the first to recognize and help foster their sound was none other than original Black Flag bass player and co-owner of SST Records, the legendary Chuck Dukowski… heavy, hilarious, fast and loud”ESPN

“THE SHRINE plays music that, by design, gets to the point. There’s no filler here, there’s no pretense and no buildup, it’s just pure hardcore intensity, rage and passion all to be taken with a grain of salt of course. This is punk rock for the new vinyl generation. It’s crossover thrash played through Orange amps. This is what you should be listening to this summer when you hop your neighbors fence, drain their pool and skate the shit out of that motherfucker”HEAVY PLANET

 

Phil Anselmo Vs. Warbeast: WAR OF THE GARGANTUAS! Pre-Order Now

Four War of the Gargantuas EP Bundles Available – Each Include a Signed, Personalized Gift from PHILIP ANSELMO

Ho Ho… Housecore!

Can’t think of what to give your heavy metal buddies this holiday season?

HOUSECORE RECORDS is offering fans the ultimate gift deals just in time for the holidays, each featuring a personalized autographed gift from PHILIP ANSELMO himself!

Head to www.thehousecorestore.com and pre-order the War of the Gargantuas split EP in four different bundle pack options.

ALL BUNDLES come with a personalized, autographed gift from PHILIP ANSELMO. Also, CDs and vinyl LPs with the bundles are HOUSECORE RECORDS roster titles.

1) $20 – pre-order War of the Gargantuas and get THREE CDs of your choice – Direct Link

2) $30 – pre-order War of the Gargantuas and get TWO vinyl LPs of your choice – Direct Link

3) $32 – pre-order War of the Gargantuas and get THREE CDs of your choice, ONE Housecore patch and ONE Housecore T-shirt – Direct Link

4) $42 – pre-order War of the Gargantuas and get TWO vinyl LPs of your choice, ONE Housecore patch and ONE Housecore T-shirt – Direct Link

Head to www.thehousecorestore.com now and get your pre-order while this deal is still on!

War of the Gargantuas is the latest offering from legendary PanteraSuperjoint Ritual and DOWN vocalist PHILIP ANSELMO and Texas thrashers WARBEAST.

The split EP hits stores on January 8, 2013 and will include two songs from each artist. This album serves as the first release of any solo work by PHILIP ANSELMO during the span of his nearly 30-year legacy. Also, the two WARBEAST tracks on the split feature former bassist Alan Bovee before his amicable departure from the band. Since then, Dre Karst has joined on bass.

PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS:

Philip H. Anselmo – Vocals

Marzi Montazeri – Guitars

Bennett Bartley – Bass

Joe Gonzalez – Drums

WARBEAST:

Bruce Corbitt – Vocals

Scott Shelby – Lead Guitar

Joe Gonzalez – Drums

Bobby Tillotson Jr. – Lead Guitar

Alan Bovee – Bass

Catch WARBEAST on the road with DOWN this winter.

The Weed & Speed Tour: West Coast Throwdown in the Year of XIII kicks off on January 11, 2013 in Houston, TX at Warehouse Live. See below for all dates, including the War of the Gargantuas release party on January 5 at The Rail Club in Fort Worth, TX.

DOWN and WARBEAST 2013 U.S. Tour Dates:

1/5 – Fort Worth, TX @ The Rail Club (WARBEAST ONLY, War of the Gargantuas Release Show)

1/11 – Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live – Ballroom

1/12 – San Antonio, TX @ Backstage Live

1/14 – Tempe, AZ @ The Marquee

1/15 – Las Vegas, NV @ Fremont Country Club

1/16 – West Hollywood, CA @ Key Club

1/18 – Anaheim, CA @ City National Grove of Anaheim

1/19 – Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades

1/20 – San Francisco, CA @ Regency Ballroom

1/22 – Seattle, WA @ Showbox at the Market

1/23 – Portland, OR @ Roseland Theater

1/24 – Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory Concert House

1/26 – Denver, CO @ The Summit Music Hall

1/28 – Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue

1/29 – Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave

1/30 – Cincinnati, OH @ Bogart’s

2/1 – Chattanooga, TN @ Track 29