HARSH TOKE to Release Debut LP

Psychedelic rockers HARSH TOKE explore sound and space through music. On the San Diego Acid Rock band‘s debut album Light Up and Live, loud, heavy guitars, swimming bass lines and smashing drums warp to full throttle, working together to launch the group’s “Haze Maze” of unapologetic psychedelic-blues into interstellar overdrive. Recorded by Brian Ellis (also of the prog-rock band ASTRA) and mastered by Carl Saff (Earthless, OFF!, Unsane), HARSH TOKE‘s Light Up and Live will be released on November 19 via Tee Pee.

Led by ripping pro skater and rip-roaring guitarist Justin “Figgy” FigueroaHARSH TOKE are equal parts atmospheric and anarchic, merging raging, blind fury musicianship with unprecedented white-knuckle volume abuse. Tense and surreal, HARSH TOKES‘ songs slowly build from hallucinatory haze into grand overtures of noise and feedback; a cosmic buffet of pounding, pummeling and punishing planes of sound. Heavy. Cosmic. Kinetic.
HARSH TOKE lay down sizzling grooves with every needle on the soundboard pinned to the red. If Blue Cheer could be called “Louder than God” in 1968, forty five years later, HARSH TOKE can easily be pegged as “Louder than Satan.” Run for your lives – into the din.
Tracklisting:
     1.) Rest in Prince (4:11)
     2.) Weight of the Sun (14:28)
     3.) Light Up and Live (9:46)
     4.) Plug In to the Moon (10:08)
HARSH TOKE: Justin “Figgy” Figueroa (Guitar), Richie Belton (Bass), Austin “Buya” Ayub (Drums) and Gabe Messer (Keyboards).
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“HARSH TOKE’s space-rock will take your mind on a cosmic journey through the rings of Saturn and back again.  They’ve transcended the plateau of time and space and their galactic forefathers from the ’70’s underground would be very proud to call them their own.  Inhale deep and take it down you sissy.” – FRONT

 

LORD DYING Streaming New Album

LORD DYING come from Portland, Oregon, a place over abundant with purveyors of the heavy riff.  A region where the inhabitants are plagued with nerve and joint damage due to lack of sunlight. In a time where everyone is trying to out-sludge or out-doom each other LORD DYING gives something less than a fuck. They are a metal band with members of Black Elk , Portals, Le Force, and Cremains, who in their short, one year’s time as a band have shared the stage with Red Fang, Down, Unsane, Yob, Valient Thorr, Ghost and many others.

LORD DYING’s debut Summon the Faithless is set for release July 9 via Relapse Records.  The album will be available in CD, LP and digital formats, and is available for pre-order HERE.

The band is giving fans a chance to hear Summon the Faithless in its entirety a week before it is released.  Crave Online, is hosting an exclusive stream of the album HERE.

A lyric video for the track Summoning the Faithless can be streamed HERE.

In addition to the band’s Album Release Show on July 9 in Portland, OR at the White Owl Social Club, and headlining North American tour dates, LORD DYING also announced a summer tour with Howl. The band also confirmed a festival appearance at Phil Anselmo’s inaugural Housecore Horror Film Fest alongside Pig Destroyer, Down, Repulsion and many others!  All dates found below.

After releasing a self-titled EP in 7″ form, the dudes kicked it up a notch, heading out on national tours with Witch Mountain followed by a long trek with label-mates Red Fang and Black Tusk. Fast forward to 2013 and LORD DYING are poised to be the new heavyweight champions of metal.  Smashing the riffs of High On Fire into the groove of Kylesa, LORD DYING delivered one of the most impressive metal debuts in a long, long time. A young band that matured well beyond their years into a fully developed titanic heavy metal machine, LORD DYING’s new album is poised to be one of the best debuts of 2013.

Tracklisting:

1)    In a Frightened State of Gnawed Dismemberment

2)    Summoning the Faithless

3)    Greed is Your Horse

4)    Descend Into External

5)    Dreams of Mercy

6)    Perverse Osmosis

7)    Water Under a Burning Bridge

8)    What is Not…is

Tour Dates:

July 09            Portland, OR               Owl Social Club w/ Norska (Album Release Show)

July 12            Meridian, ID               New Frontier Club

July 13            Salt Lake City, UT     Burt’s Tiki Lounge

July 14            Denver, CO                 3 Kings Tavern

July 16            Rock Island, IL           RIBCO

July 17            St Louis, MO              Fubar w/ Blackburner and Mystic Monsters Tickets

July 18            Chicago IL                   The Empty Bottle w Knyfs and Nude Intruder

July 19            Pittsburgh, PA            31st St Pub

***All dates July 20 – Aug 17 with Howl***

July 20            Providence, RI            AS220 w/ Hivesmasher, White Widows

July 21            Florence, MA             JJ’s Tavern w/Vaporizer, Vattnet Viskar

July 22            Burlington, VT           Nectar’s w/S’iva, Last World

July 23            Montreal, QC             Il Motore

July 24            Toronto, ON               Rancho Relaxo w/Pyres

July 25            Rochester, NY            Bug Jar w/Order of the Dead

July 26            Philadelphia, PA         Kung Fu Necktie

July 27            Brooklyn, NY             Coco 66

July 29            Richmond, VA            Strange Matter w/Bearstorm, Dirt Merchant

July 30            Columbia, SC              New Brookland Tavern w/Abacus, Moon Tooth

July 31            Savannah, GA             The Jinx

Aug 01            Orlando, FL                Will’s Pub w/Ken Mode, Inter Arma

Aug 02            St Petersburg, FL        FUBAR w/Deadlift

Aug 03            Atlanta, GA                The Basement

Aug 04            Memphis, TN             Hi-Tone

Aug 06            New Orleans, LA       Siberia

Aug 07            Houston, TX               Mangos

Aug 08            Dallas, TX                  Doublewide

Aug 09            Austin, TX                  Mohawk indoors (Melvins after party)

Aug 10            Lubbock, TX              Jake’s Sports Café

Aug 12            Albuquerque, NM      Launch Pad w/Hanta, Rezin Tree

Aug 13            Phoenix, AZ                Rogue w/Godhunter, Cave Dweller

Aug 14            Los Angeles, CA         5 Star Bar

Aug 15            San Francisco, CA      Thee Parkside

Aug 16            Sacramento, CA          TBA w/Black Mackerel, Cura Cochino

Aug 17            Portland, OR               Mississippi Studios  w/Sons of Huns

Oct 25- 27       Austin, TX          Housecore Horror Film Fest @ Emo’s East w/ Repulsion, Pig Destroyer, Down, Pallbearer

Summon The Faithless shows to the world how actual heavy Doom Metal should be played – Metal Temple 

Lord Dying have evidently found the perfect mixture of instrumentals and vocals that showcase many different sounds, including clear elements of doom metal, which are infectious and catchy – Kill Your Stereo

Loaded with bone-grinding riffage and powerful vocals this release is perfect for those wanting to get their stoner groove on – Ghost Cult

Savage, crunching, galloping guitars and unforgiving powerhouse drumming underlay a hellish sludge-fest of an upcoming debut record – Pittsburgh Music Magazine

For More Info Visit:

https://www.facebook.com/LordDying

http://lorddying.bandcamp.com/

https://twitter.com/Lorddying

http://instagram.com/lorddying#

http://www.relapse.com/

LORD DYING Release Lyric Video, Announce CD Release Show

LORD DYING come from Portland, Oregon, a place over abundant with purveyors of the heavy riff. A region where the inhabitants are plagued with nerve and joint damage due to lack of sunlight. In a time where everyone is trying to out-sludge or out-doom each other LORD DYING gives something less than a fuck. They are a metal band with members of Black Elk , Portals, Le Force, and Cremains, who in their short, one year’s time as a band have shared the stage with Red Fang, Down, Unsane, Yob, Valient Thorr, Black Cobra and many others.

LORD DYING’s debut Summon the Faithless is set for release July 9 via Relapse Records. The album will be available in CD, LP and digital formats, and is available for pre-order HERE.

Today the band has posted a lyric video for the track Summoning the Faithless. The band describes the songs as “a call to the undesirable for a celebration of all things wicked and heavy.” Check it out HERE.

A trailer for Summon the Faithless can be viewed HERE.

The band also confirmed a CD Release Show on July 9th in Portland, OR at the White Owl Social Club. Support on the show will come from Norska. Look for a summer tour to be announced shortly.

After releasing a 7″ self-titled EP, the dudes kicked it up a notch, heading out on national tours with Witch Mountain followed by a long trek with label-mates Red Fang and Black Tusk. Fast forward to 2013 and LORD DYING are poised to be the new heavyweight champions of metal. Smashing the riffs of High On Fire into the groove of Kylesa, LORD DYING delivered one of the most impressive metal debuts in a long, long time. A young band that has matured well beyond their years into a fully developed titanic heavy metal machine, LORD DYING’s new album is poised to be one of the best debuts of 2013. 

Summon the Faithless Tracklisting:
1) In a Frightened State of Gnawed Dismemberment
2) Summoning the Faithless
3) Greed is Your Horse
4) Descend Into External
5) Dreams of Mercy
6) Perverse Osmosis
7) Water Under a Burning Bridge
8) What is Not…is

LORD DYING Live:
May 23 Seattle, WA Chop Suey w/ Glose, Tacos!
July 9 Portland, OR @ The White Owl Social Club w/Norska

For More Info Visit:
https://www.facebook.com/LordDying
http://lorddying.bandcamp.com/
https://twitter.com/Lorddying
http://instagram.com/lorddying#
http://www.relapse.com/