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ASG sign to Relapse

Posted in News with tags , , , on December 9, 2011 by Underneath A Dying Sun

North Carolina Stoner Punk (or whtever you want to call it…) act ASG has recently signed a deal with Relapse, thus becoming label mates with the likes of Red Fang, Black Tusk, Howl and Baroness, to name a few. A new album, produced by no other than Matt Hyde, is to be expected at the end of 2012.
A Southern US tour has been confirmed already, as well as a special appearance  at next year’s Hellfest in France.
Stay tuned for more and enjoy the video for “Right Death Before”, the first track of Win Us Over (Volcom Records, 2007):


New video to be completed by Red Fang

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , on December 8, 2011 by Underneath A Dying Sun

Red Fang (from Portland, Oregon) have just completed the video shoot for their song “Hank Is Dead”, taken from this year’s critically acclaimed album Murder The Mountains. Some stills can be seen at the band’s Facebook page. The video will be aired in a few weeks and was directed by Rob “Whitey” McConnaughy, who was also responsible for the “Prehistoric Dogs” as well as videos by Turbonegro and Mudhoney.

A free downlaod of the track “Number Thirteen”, also from Murder The Mountains, is available here. The song is featured in a new video game called Rocksmith.

Toxic business, Black Metal sightseeing and ancient Greek gods: Joel Grind of Toxic Holocaust speaks

Posted in Interviews with tags , , , , on November 28, 2011 by Underneath A Dying Sun

When American Thrashers Toxic Holocaust played the Underground in Cologne on November 19th, 2011 (as part of the tour with Kvelertak, read more about the gig here), I took the chance to have a chat with guitar player and driving force Joel Grind.

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Monumental Sludge from Little Rock, AR: “Rest” by RWAKE

Posted in Reviews with tags , , , , on October 25, 2011 by Underneath A Dying Sun

Melancholic, yet playful melodies herald another very interesting Sludge Metal release by Relapse Records, hitting the shelves this autumn. Little Rock, Arkansas, based RWAKE (pronounced Wake, according to vocalist C.T.) manage to come up with an almost progressive sounding album; in terms of Sludge Metal progressiveness, that is…

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