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Vanilla Poppers European tour

added by Alex Deller on Wednesday August 29 2018 in Gigs

Snarky Clevo punx Vanilla Poppers are playing some Euro dates in September and October. If you’ve not heard then you should – they have records out via Lumpy, Saucepan, Blow Blood and, soon, Drunken Sailor and Feel It Records. Here’s where they’re playing and when:

17/09 - Brussels at Cobra Jaune

18/09 - Leipzig at Klubraum

19/09 - Berlin at Bei Ruth

20/09 – Prague

21/09 - Budapest at Aurora

22/09 - Győr at A Beton

23/09 - Belgrade at MKC Kombinat

24/09 - Postojna at Pumpa


26/09 - Suzzara at La casa dalle finestre che stridono

27/09 - Lyon at Bar Des Capucins

28/09 - Barcelona at Meteoro

29/09 - Logrono at Stereo Bar Sun

30/09 - Andoain at Andoaingo Gaztetxea

02/10 - Nantes at La Derive

03/10 - Paris at Olympic Café

04/10 - Antwerp at Music City

05/10 - London at Stag's Head, Hoxton

06/10 - Leeds at Assembly House

07/10 - Bristol at Hydra Books (matinee)

link: blowbloodrecords.bandcamp.com/album/lumpy-records-release-s-t-lp

Skepticism 'Stormcrowfleet' reissue

added by Alex Deller on Wednesday August 29 2018 in Pre-orders

Svart are taking pre-orders for a new edition of Skepticism's masterful 'Stormcrowfleet'. This one is newly mixed from the original tape reels by Anssi Kippo and supervised by the band.

link: svartrecords.com

Friendship European tour dates

added by Alex Deller on Friday August 24 2018 in Gigs

Japanese anomaly Friendship are playing some European dates in September. The band lurk at the fringes of grind and sludge, occupying similar psychic/sonic space to Endon, Su19b, Corrupted and Triac. That labels like Southern Lord, Sentient Ruin and King Of The Monsters have been involved with their releases says a lot.

15/09 - London, The Dev

16/09 - Manchester, Rebellion

17/09 - Sheffield, The Harley

18/09 - Hull, Gorilla Studios

19/09 - Edinburgh, Banshee Labyrinth

20/09 - Nottingham, Stuck On A Name

21/09 - Leeds, Temple Of Boom

23/09 - Nantes, La Scene Michelet

27/09 - Leipzig, ZXRX

30/09 - Antwerp, Het Bos

link: friendshipsl.bandcamp.com

An interview with The Last Crime

added by Alex Deller on Wednesday August 1 2018 in Interviews

CZ heartthrobs The Last Crime might be 20 years in the grave, but they've just released a cassette tape featuring two previously-unreleased songs. Unsurprisingly, they're GREAT. Click on the link below for an intevriew with the band's singer/guitarist Kevin Egan.

link: blog.collective-zine.co.uk/?p=237

Morne - 'To The Night Unknown' 2LP

added by Alex Deller on Monday July 30 2018 in Pre-orders

Pre-orders are up for Morne's fourth album, which is entitled 'To The Night Unknown'. Promising a heavy dose of atmospheric crust-cum-doom, it's out via Armageddon and the band's own Morne imprint in September.

link: armageddonlabel.bigcartel.com

The Melvins on tour

added by Alex Deller on Wednesday July 25 2018 in Gigs

The Melvins are playing a handful of dates this side of the pond in support of their latest album, 'Pinkus Abortion Technician', which is out now via Ipecac Recordings. Support comes from some guy called Jon Spencer.

Here's where they're playing and when:

23/10 - Birmingham, O2 Academy2

24/10 - Norwich, The Waterfront

25/10 - Cardiff, Y Plas

26/10 - Leeds, Stylus

28/10 - Manchester, Academy 2

29/10 - Brighton, Concorde 2

30/10 - London, Koko

link: facebook.com/melvinsarmy