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Tag Archives: Bl’ast!

Dave Grohl has a BL’AST! with Nick Oliveri and friends on new EP; band signs to Rise

Posted by on August 7, 2015

Santa Cruz hardcore band BL’AST! had their heyday in the late ’80s, releasing several albums on SST Records. And like many a late ’80s band, they broke up in the early ’90s. After reuniting to play some shows in 2001, the band lay dormant until 2013, when Dave Grohl, a fan of the band, re-mastered […]

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Teenage Time Killers reveal album release date

Posted by on December 26, 2014

The most super of super-groups, Teenage Time Killers, have signed with Rise Records, and (according to Reed Mullin) will be releasing their debut album in January of 2015. Mullin, in an interview with IndyWeek, on the prospects of touring: “They were talking about—since there’s so many people from so many different bands—maybe do something like [Jimmy] […]

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All star metal band Teenage Time Killer sign with Rise Records

Posted by on December 17, 2014

Teenage Time Killer has been in the works for some time now, but the all-star project featuring Corrosion of Conformity’s Mike Dean and Reed Mullin alongside a wide-ranging cast of contributors now has a label – Rise Records. The instrumental portions of the album were recorded at Dave Grohl’s Studio 606, so it’s a given […]

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Exclusive video: King Parrot tour diary – entry 2

Posted by on December 15, 2014

The “Punk Rock but Kinda Not” tour with Down, Orange Goblin, Bl’ast and King Parrot is continuing on through North America, and King Parrot have graciously decided to share what life on the road is like via a video tour diary. The band’s video production skills have increased since their first one, and in this longer clip, […]

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Exclusive video: King Parrot tour diary – week 1

Posted by on December 9, 2014

Australia’s King Parrot have established a reputation as one hell of a tight band with an insane live show. They’ve gotten to show that off with Origin, and also played the Housecore Horror Film Festival. They’re currently on the road with the “Punk Rock but Kinda Not” tour with Down, Orange Goblin and B’last, and while […]

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Down, Orange Goblin, Bl’ast, King Parrot to tour

Posted by on September 16, 2014

It can’t be said that Down don’t know how to put a tour together. The New Orleans supergroup have just announced the “Punk Rock But Kinda Not Tour 2014.” Set for December, the 15-date trek will feature support from bands that split the difference between Down’s stoner rock and hardcore/punk  sounds. Orange Goblin will be direct […]

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Win a pair of four day passes to the Uninvited Festival!

Posted by on September 12, 2014

Inviting you to win passes to a festival called Uninvited is an oxymoron, but that’s exactly what we’re doing! We wrote about Uninvited, a metal and art festival coming to Brooklyn next week, a few days ago. A four day festival with that aims to do for doom and stoner rock what the Maryland Deathfest does for […]

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Metal and art festival Uninvited coming to Brooklyn

Posted by on September 10, 2014

There are already a handful of high-profile metal festivals that take place every year – Maryland Deathfest, New England Metal and Hardcore Festival, Heavy Montreal, all the way up to Roadburn and Wacken overseas, to name a few. But despite having a vibrant metal culture that supports countless bands, music venues, and heavy metal spin classes, Brooklyn […]

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BL’AST get past QOTSA rhythm section for tour

Posted by on May 7, 2014

If you’re a newfound fan of the ’80s Santa Cruz hardcore band BL’AST, that might be because of their reformation. Last year, Dave Grohl remixed and remastered their 1987 album It’s In My Blood, which was released on Southern Lord as Blood. And if the Grohl connection isn’t enough to stoke your interest in the band, they’re planning […]

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This Is Hardcore Fest 2014’s lineup includes Killswitch Engage, Converge, Unearth and more

Posted by on April 1, 2014

We’ll probably have to clarify this more than once today but no, this is not an April Fools joke. This Is Hardcore Fest has revealed the lineup for its four day festival set for July 24-27 at the Electric Factory in Philadelphia, PA. Hope your scrolling finger is in good shape because here’s the full […]

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