Archive for January, 2008

Circle Jerks Live at the Catalyst in Santa Cruz January 24

Posted in live show review with tags , , , , on January 31, 2008 by sae

…so we’re waiting for the Circle Jerks to come out to play. the soundtrack to merry poppins is playing over the PA which was funny for the first few minutes but then just became really annoying. i wonder if this was a joke requested by the band, or just those fucks who work at the catalyst screwing with their customers as usual. regardless, after sometime passes i see this short skinny guy walking through the crowd. his jeans are torn to all hell, he’s got a stack of things in his hand, he’s got a big bald spot on the back of his head, and his dreads are extremely ratty and hang down further than most. he also looks like he might be dead. this of course, is the unmistakable presence of Keith fuckin Morris. i point him out to my friend and the he quickly disappears walking behind the stage. a few minutes later he emerges on stage and starts to tape down a handful of setlists that span the length of three pages taped together. a few minutes later Greg Heston (Circle Jerks founding guitarists and the second guitarist to join Bad Religion) walks out to start fucking with his guitar. i really give it to these guys. it’s about 40 years later and they still set all their shit up.a few more minutes pass and we’re all getting antsy. there’s been enough opening bands and too much time spent sound checking for a punk show. it’s time to finally get this shit started. a few more minutes pass, the lights go out, and the band emerges on stage. Keith takes a few minutes to introduce everyone in the band, explains that his sick, and makes a comment that everyone in the band hates him and he doesn’t care (this is something i’ve heard reports on before but i’ve never been able to confirm…though it wouldn’t surprise me). during this intro all the meatheads in the crowd are yelling to shut the fuck up and play, something that would continue throughout the entire night whenever Keith would stop to talk about politics, ways to try and fight the system, or anything really. and to you meatheads (especially all of you who make it a point to go out of your way to tell me how much you think Pennywise sucks), i hope you become quadriplegics and can never make it to another show in your life and have to suffer through living till you’re 112. Punk isn’t just about fucking loud aggressive music and running around in circles. it’s about realizing you can fucking do something in this world and if you don’t get that, then you’re fucking useless. rather than ignoring the meatheads, Keith told them to calm the fuck down, that they weren’t going anywhere and they were going to play something like 30 songs so fucking relax.

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Rockstar Mayhem Tour

Posted in news with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 31, 2008 by sae

official word:

Main Stage:
Slipknot
Disturbed
DragonForce
Mastodon

Second Stage #1:
Sevendust
Airbourne
Five Finger Death Punch
36 Crazyfists
“Jagermeister Battle Of The Bands Winner”

Second Stage #2:
Machine Head
Black Tide
Suicide Silence
The Red Chord
Walls of Jericho

rumors are swirling as to what this means about the future of Ozzfest and other summer festival shows…
according to the glorious asshole Dave Mustaine Sounds of the Underground will not happen this summer but as far as i know he’s not even involved in that tour, so even though i get the feeling he’s right, it’s weird that he’s speaking about something he has nothing to do with…

the tour will start July 9th in Seattle and run through August…no word on other dates yet, but that info will be out soon enough

12 Angry Months & Coughing Up Blood

Posted in news with tags , , , , on January 31, 2008 by sae

so i’m still sick and dying…and now coughing up blood but it’s alright cause i’ve got a drs appointment today and…….i finally get to make the post ive been waiting to make on this site since the whole idea was first conceived

LOCAL H to release a NEW FUCKING ALBUM
12 ANGRY MONTHS
MAY 13, 2008

fuck yes!!!!!!

track listing, info about the album’s concept, and various other tidbits from the band after the break

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Ashes Divide Stuff//Saul Williams Stuff

Posted in news, tour dates with tags , , , , , , , , on January 29, 2008 by sae

Billy Howerdel sits down with Matt Pinfield for a video interview. Give it a watch here

talks about what got him into muzik, recording the first APC album, workings with Josh Fresse and a few other things. i’ definitely really stoked on this album coming out soon. Billy Howerdel is a fucking genius

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Saul Williams
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Niggary Tardust
in
The Tar Spangled Banner Tour

MARCH
12 SXSW, Austin, TX [music]
13 SXSW, Austin, TX [music]
17 Plaza Club, Vancouver BC [music]
18 Aladdin, Portland, OR [music]
19 Neumo’s, Seattle WA [music]
21 Slims, San Francisco, CA [music]
22 Club Mercy, Santa Barbara, CA [music]
24 Casbah, San Diego, CA [music]
25 Troubadour, Los Angeles, CA [music]
26 Clubhouse, Tempe AZ [music]
27 Chandler Gilbert Community College, Phoenix AZ [spoken word]
28 Estrella Mountain Community College Phoenix AZ [spoken word]
29 Launchpad, Albuquerque, NM [music]
31 The Loft, Dallas TX [music]

APRIL

01 Warehouse Live Studio, Houston TX [music]
03 The Parish, New Orleans LA [music]
04 The Loft, Atlanta GA [music]
06 Ramshead, Annapolis MD [music]
07 930 Club, Washington DC [music]
08 Paradise, Boston MA [music]
09 Irving Plaza, NY NY [music]
11 Trocadero, Philadelphia PA [music]
12 Iron Horse, Northampton, MA [music]
13 La Tulipe, Montreal QC [music]
14 Mod Club, Toronto ONT [music]
16 Blind Pig, Ann Arbor MI [music]
17 Grog Shop, Cleveland OH [music]
18 Martyrs, Chicago IL [music]
19 Varsity Theatre, Minneapolis MN [music]
21 Fox Theatre, Boulder CO [music]
22 Belly Up, Aspen CO [music]
23 Kilby Court, Salt Lake City UT [music]

new MSI song clip

Posted in news with tags , on January 28, 2008 by sae

check it out on their myspace
its a clip of the track Mastermind off their upcoming album If

sick report

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , on January 28, 2008 by sae

sorry i havent posted much lately kids…ive kind of been dying since saturday night and have barely been able to move, sleep or eat…i’m starting to feel better though…look for a review of The Circle Jerks show to come soon…it’s already half written

Les Claypool and People w/ an Escape Plan

Posted in news, tour dates with tags , , on January 23, 2008 by sae

Les Claypool’s released some tourdates
February 29th Charlotte, NC – Neighborhood Theatre
March 01st Asheville, NC – The Orange Peel
March 03rd Nashville, TN – City Hall
March 04th Atlanta, GA – Variety Playhouse
March 06th Everglades Nat. Park, FL – Langerado Music Festival
March 08th New Orleans, LA – House of Blues
March 10th Kansas City, MO – Voodoo Lounge @ Harrah’s
March 11th Ft. Collins, CO – Aggie Theatre
March 12th Salt Lake City, UT – The Depot
March 14th Seattle, WA – The Showbox SoDo
March 15th Portland, OR – Roseland Theatre
March 16th Boise, ID – Big Easy Concert House
March 18th Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre
March 21st Milwaukee, WI – The Eagles Club
March 22nd Chicago, IL – Vic Theatre
March 25th Tulsa, OK – Cain’s Ballroom
March 27th Dallas, TX – House of Blues
March 28th Houston, TX – Warehouse Live
March 29th Austin, TX – Stubb’s BBQ
April 01st Tucson, AZ – Rialto Theatre
April 02nd San Diego, CA – House of Blues
April 04th Los Angeles, CA – Wiltern Theatre
April 05th San Francisco, CA – Warfield Theatre

and The Dillinger Escape Plan will soon be posting a video of an acoustic (yeah, i’m really wondering how they did an acoustic song) version of Horse Hunter featuring Brent Hinds from Mastadon