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Tag Archives: Baptists

Sumac festival appearance and tour run announced

Posted by on May 29, 2015

We knew that Aaron Turner’s new band Sumac was going to be a beast. Their debut album, The Deal, came out this past February on Profound Lore Records, they’ve played a few shows, and soon they’ll be playing the Sled Island Festival in Canada in late June. Then in August the band, which also includes drummer Nick Yacyshyn from Baptists, will […]

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Sumac are your ‘Blight’s End Angel’

Posted by on January 27, 2015

When we first heard of the new band that Aaron Turner was putting together last September, with Baptists drummer Nick Yacyshyn, and Brian Cook on bass, we knew we were in for a big treat. Said Turner at the time: “We are pursuing this as a fully functional band rather than side project, with plans to play […]

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Sumac are a “Thorn In The Lion’s Paw”

Posted by on December 19, 2014

We first heard of Sumac back in September, and now we finally have a full track available for streaming. Titled “Thorn In The Lion’s Paw,” with a line-up. comprised of members from bands like Isis, Baptists, and Botch, Sumac is exactly what you’d expect. This new song is from, The Deal, this new album from Aaron Turner’s new […]

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Sumac give us “The Deal” teaser

Posted by on December 4, 2014

Remember that new Aaron Turner-led band, Sumac, we mentioned back in September? Well, they’ve posted a teaser audio clip, which may be for the song “The Deal,” from their upcoming Profound Lore release. Said Aaron Turner on the initial announcement of the band: “We are pursuing this as a fully functional band rather than side […]

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Baptists head to the woods in killer video

Posted by on December 4, 2014

Baptists have released a video for the title track from Bloodmines, released on Southern Lord this past October. The video is absolutely gorgeous, but gets a bit NSFW near the 3:00 mark, so be careful. From the band’s Facebook page: “Brian Sepanzyk wrote, produced, directed, and edited this. He’s a swell man and an extremely talented […]

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Dissident Aggression: Converting to Baptists

Posted by on October 3, 2014

In the darkness, barreling towards the center of the Earth there is a labyrinth of tunnels snaking their way all over the globe.  They are filled with the blood of the innocent, of children asked to do the work of men, of men asked to do the work no one should have ever been asked […]

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Aaron Turner involved in another amazing band

Posted by on September 4, 2014

Aaron Turner (Isis, Old Man Gloom) has a new band called Sumac, with drummer Nick Yacyshyn from Baptists. On bass, though not a full-time member, bassist Brian Cook (Botch, These Arms are Snakes, Russian Circles) recorded on the upcoming album. “We are pursuing this as a fully functional band rather than side project, with plans to […]

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A SXSW Guide To Metal Events

Posted by on March 8, 2013

With the interactive portion of the 27th annual SXSW festival kicking off today, downtown Austin is transforming into a shitshow of epic proportions. Literally thousands of bands, hundreds of vendors, countless other companies, and a four-story tall Doritos vending machine are transforming the usually semi-sedate streets of Austin into nine days of marketing, branding and music […]

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Dissident Aggression: Baptists Deliver An Unholy Debut

Posted by on February 15, 2013

Welcome to Dissident Aggression, where we sow the future, reap the present and highlight the past to bring you the underground of The Underground… There is a masochistic side to being a metal fan.  Sometimes you just want a band to grab you by the throat and punch you square in the mouth.  You want […]

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