Tag Archives: Sumerian Records

Mike Schleibaum of Darkest Hour’s Top 5: Washington D.C. bands

Posted by on August 25, 2014

Many influential hardcore and metalcore bands have come out of the Washington D.C. scene. One current band making the D.C. metal community proud is Darkest Hour who just released their first album on Sumerian Records (and eighth overall). We spoke to guitarist Mike Schleibaum during Mayhem Fest’s stop in Camden, NJ earlier this month, and […]

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Photos and Recap: Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Fest in Memphis

Posted by on August 15, 2014

Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival has been going for 7 years now, but this is the first year it has come to Tennessee.  For reasons I’ll get to shortly, it’s probably the last time too.  The touring festival rolled into Millington, TN (just north of Memphis) on what could only be described is the most […]

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Upon a Burning Body debut single amidst ‘disappearance’ stunt

Posted by on July 3, 2014

Well, as many (including us) suspected, the ‘disappearance’ of Upon A Burning Body vocalist Danny Leal was a publicity stunt to get people talking about the band’s new single “Red Razor Wrists,” which the band released a video for shortly after Sumerian head Ash Avildsen condemned their actions. The band still haven’t given an official explanation […]

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Darkest Hour’s album coming out on August 5th

Posted by on June 27, 2014

We haven’t heard much about Darkest Hour’s first album on Sumerian  since it was announced they’d signed with the label last year. Yesterday, the label released a teaser video confirming the  band’s eighth album will be released on August 5th. We also get a snippet of a new song, but only about 10 seconds or […]

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Interview: Mayhem co-founder John Reese talks booking, wish list, and if anyone is too extreme to book

Posted by on June 16, 2014

When the Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival kicks off on July 5th, it will be entering its seventh year. While Ozzfest has existed in the United States for twice as long (even though it hasn’t taken place here since 2010), Mayhem has grown from an upstart to an established annual event. Co-founded by Warped Tour founder […]

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Video: Body Count performs on The Tonight Show

Posted by on June 16, 2014

Well, there goes the neighborhood… The night after playing Gramercy Theater for a special one-off show, Ice-T and Body Count appeared on Friday night’s episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. The group performed the song “Enter The Dark Side” off their new album in eight years, Manslaughter. Granted, we’ve become pretty use to […]

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Interview: Ice T talks Body Count’s first album in 8 years, backlash

Posted by on June 5, 2014

For the better part of the last decade, Ice T has probably gotten a lot more recognition as an actor on Law & Order: SVU than he has as a musician. With the release of Body Count’s fifth album, Manslaughter, next week, that could change. His first musical output in eight years, the album marks a […]

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Body Count gives the list of “99 Problems” an update, Jamey Jasta to guest on album

Posted by on May 27, 2014

We assume you liked Body Count’s new single “Talk Shit, Get Shot”, because, well, you might not be reading this right now otherwise. The next track to be revealed from the band’s new album is a reworking of a Jay-Z song originally based on an Ice-T song: the one and only “99 Problems”. Ice-T played […]

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Body Count’s ‘Talk Sh*t, Get Shot;’ good video or best video ever?

Posted by on May 22, 2014

It’s been a while since we’ve heard from Body Count, the South Central band formed by rapper turned actor Ice T. Eight years, in fact. With Manslaughter, their first album since 2006’s Murder for Hire, coming out on Sumerian Records on June 10th, the band have released a video for “Talk Shit, Get Shot.” The black and […]

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Stream Body Count’s new song “Talk Sh*t, Get Shot”

Posted by on May 13, 2014

If you’ve been eagerly awaiting new music from Body Count’s upcoming album, you’re in luck. On Ice-T’s most recent podcast, he premiered the first single from the new album Manslaughter: “Talk Shit, Get Shot”. Judging by the title, you should either comment on how much you like the song or not comment at all unless you […]

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