Monthly Archives: July 2012

Gauntlet Hair Gets ‘Righteous’ For Adult Swim’s Singles Program

Gauntlet Hair Gets ‘Righteous’ For Adult Swim’s Singles Program

Consequence Of Sound shared ‘Righteous Black’, the latest track from Gauntlet Hair, as part of Adult Swim’s Singles Program.

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Jagermeister Rocks Heavy TO & MTL

Metalheads heading to the Heavy TO and Heavy MTL festivals can enjoy one hell of a party courtesy of Jägermeister. (Because doesn’t Jager always lead to one hell of a party?)

The good folks at Jäger will be hitting to the two festivals, which will run at Toronto’s Downsview Park and Montreal’s Parc Jean-Drapeau on August 11 and 12, to provide festival goers with music, booze and much more.

There will be a Jäger stage at each festival featuring Toronto’s Diemonds (Pictured), Dance Laury Dance, So Sick Social Club and many more alongside System of a Down, Slipknot, (Geez, these guys are still around?) Marilyn Manson (Him too?) and Deftones . Festival attendees will have the opportunity to hang out in Jäger World, which will feature autograph sessions with Heavy artists, ice-cold shots of Jägermeister and Jägerettes.

Some of the other highlights include;

– A branded backstage area for artists and media alike

– Hot tub photo opt with the sexy Jägerettes

– A custom Jager ice luge serving up ice-cold shots of Jäger

– Guitar demo area with a chance to win your own Jägermeister Schecter guitar

Jägermeister is offering two fans in each city the chance to win a VIP festival experience, including weekend passes, front of line access to autograph signings, Jäger swag and a Schecter guitar. Contest details can be found by following Jägermeister on Twitter, Liking them on Facebook, or visiting the contest page.


Dillon Francis Heads Out On First Headlining Tour

After releasing music for Skrillex`s OWSLA label, Diplo`s Mad Decent and A-Trak`s Fool`s Gold, plus opening for dubstep stars Nero, Dillon Francis` own star is on the rise.

So, it`s only natural that he would head out on his own headlining tour, which has just been announced.

To give fans an added incentive to buy their tickets in advance, every pre-sale ticket will receive a 25 per cent off couple to use at any show. Pre-sale tickets can be purchased here.

And here are the dates;

Sept. 13 – San Francisco, CA – Rickshaw Stop

Sept. 14 – TBA

Sept. 15 – Seattle, WA – Neumos

Sept. 18 – Victoria, BC – Sugar Nightclub

Sept. 19 – Vancouver, BC – Celebrities Nightclub

Sept. 21 – Edmonton, AB – Empire Ballroom

Sept. 22 – TBA

Sept. 25 – Minneapolis, MN – The Loft

Sept. 26 – Madison, WI – Majestic Theatre

Sept. 27 – Milwaukee, WI – The Rave

Sept. 28 – Chicago, IL – The Mid

Nov. 4 – Northhampton, MA – Pearl Street Nightclub

Nov. 5 – Boston, MA – Paradise

Nov. 6 – Rochester, NY – Pearl

Nov. 8 – Albany, NY – Albany Armory

Nov. 9 – TBA

Nov. 10 – TBA

Nov. 11 – Washington, DC – Fur Nightclub

Nov. 12 – Asheville, NC – Orange Peel

Nov. 13 – Atlanta, GA – Masquerade

Nov. 15 – Orlando, FL – The Beacham Theatre

Nov. 16 – Tampa, FL – Ampitheater

Nov. 17 – Miami, FL – Grand Central

Nov. 20 – Dallas, TX – Trees

Nov. 21 – Houston, TX – Stereo Live

FLOSSTRADAMUS – support for all September dates

CLOCKWORK – support for all November dates

BAAUER – support for all November dates except Nov. 4


Mono Announce Massive Fall Tour Of North America

Japanese instrumental rockers Mono have announced that they will be embarking on a massive coast-to-coast tour of North America this fall in support of their forthcoming album For My Parents, out on September 4th on Temporary Residence.

The five song suite combines neo-classical with instrumental rock and strings arranged by the band and played by NYC’s Wordless Music Orchestra. For an idea of what to expect, check out the track ‘Dream Odyssey’ here.

And catch them on the following dates;

9/11    Pittsburgh, PA          Mr Smalls

9/12    Toronto, ON              Horseshoe

9/13    Montreal, PQ            Il Motore

9/14    New York, NY           LPR

9/15    Brooklyn, NY            Glasslands

9/16    Boston, MA                Brighton

9/17    Buffalo, NY                Soundlab

9/18    Cleveland, OH          Now That’s Class

9/19    Columbus, OH         Ace Of Cups

9/20    Bloomington, IN       The Bishop

9/21    Chicago, IL               Subterranean

9/22    Minneapolis, MN      7th Street Entry

9/23    Iowa City, IA              Gabes

9/25    Omaha, NE               Waiting Room

9/26    Kansas City, MO      Riot Room

9/27    Denver, CO               Larimer Lounge

9/28    Salt Lake City, UT    Urban Lounge

9/29    Boise, ID                   Neurolux

10/1    Vancouver, BC         The Media Club

10/2    Seattle, WA               Crocodile

10/3    Portland, OR            Mississippi Studios

10/5    San Francisco, CA  Rickshaw

10/6    Los Angeles, CA      Bootleg

10/8    San Diego, CA         Casbah

10/9    Phoenix, AZ               Rhythm Room

10/10  Albuquerque, NM     Launchpad

10/11  El Paso, TX               Lowbrow Place

10/12  Dallas, TX                 Sons of Hermann Hall

10/13  Austin, TX                  Mohawk

10/14  Houston, TX              Fitzgeralds

10/15  Baton Rouge, LA     Spanish Moon

10/17  Tampa, FL                Crowbar

10/18  Orlando, FL               Social

10/19  Jacksonville, FL       Jack Rabbits

10/20  Birmingham, AL       Bottletree

10/21  Atlanta, GA                Masquerade (purgatory stage)

10/23  Chapel Hill, NC        Local 506

10/25  Washington, DC      Rock N Roll Hotel

10/26  Hamden, CT            The Space

10/27  Philadelphia, PA      Kung Fu Necktie


Videos For A Lazy Sunday: Slug Guts’ ‘Scum’

This is the first track from Australian goth-punks Slug Guts third album Playin’ in Time With the Deadbeat.

It was shot in a hollowed-out building with the band members gathered in close, feeding off each other’s energy.


Videos For A Lazy Sunday: Bassnectar’s ‘Va Va Voom’ (Featuring Lupe Fiasco)

Bassnectar shows off his diverse influences with his collaboration with hip-hop artist Lupe Fiasco.


Videos For A Lazy Sunday: Ssion’s ‘Feelz Good (4-Evr)’

Ssion is an ambitious guy; he’s planning to make a video for every track from his upcoming album Bent, out on September 18 on Dovecote.

This trippy clip features a cameo from House of Ladosha.