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Q&A AND SIGNING WITH GENESIS BREYER P-ORRIDGE ON
THE SECOND ANNUAL REPORT, 20 JAZZ FUNK GREATS AND THE TASTE
OF TG REISSUES OUT NOVEMBER 24
Mute and Rough Trade are pleased to announce a special
Q&A and signing with Genesis Breyer P-Orridge of Throbbing Gristle at Rough
Trade NYC on November 24. Moderating the discussion will be T. Cole Rachel of
The Creative Independent. The Brooklyn event follows a similar occasion held earlier
this month at Rough Trade East in London
with Throbbing Gristle’s Cosey Fanni Tutti and Chris Carter. Further
information regarding the Brooklyn Q&A and signing is available here.
The Rough Trade event coincides with the first in a series
of reissues on Mute, starting with the 40th anniversary of their debut album
release, The Second Annual Report.
On November 24, The Second Annual Report, presented as a
limited edition white vinyl release in the original packaging and also on
double CD, and 20 Jazz Funk Greats, on green vinyl and double CD, will be
released along with, The Taste Of TG: A Beginner’s Guide to Throbbing Gristle
with an updated track listing that will include “Almost A Kiss” (from 2007’s
Part Two: Endless Not). This will be the first time The Taste Of TG has been
available on vinyl and will be presented on double red vinyl alongside a CD and
digital release. For those not attending the Rough Trade event, stream and
order the reissues via the links below.
The Second Annual Report, the first album from Throbbing
Gristle, came out originally on November 4, 1977 and launched the career of one
of the most politically and sonically antagonistic bands of all time.
Throbbing Gristle are Chris Carter, Peter 'Sleazy'
Christopherson (who sadly passed away on November 25, 2010), Cosey Fanni Tutti
and Genesis Breyer P-Orridge. Their impact on music, culture and the arts is
immeasurable and still felt today.
November’s anniversary releases will be followed by further
catalog releases in 2018.
D.o.A. The Third And Final Report
Part Two: Endless Not
Of Dead Souls
Journey Through A Body
In The Shadow Of The Sun
2017 saw Throbbing Gristle’s catalog available on streaming
services for the first time. Mute and Throbbing Gristle will continue the
reissues series, creating previously unreleased box sets and making available
long out-of-print and important pieces of work.
Its True!! STB Records is going to be 5 years old! How
insane is that!! To celebrate I am putting everything in the STB Records store
ON SALE for 30%
off!! EVERYTHING!. Not only that, every order will get a FREE copy of an
unreleased version of one of my records!! That is right! FREE VINYL!! People
First! This is relationship business not show business...
I want to extend a heart felt thank you to each and everyone
of you who have supported wheather it be from day 1 or just this week. You all
are equally important and help STB Records continue to grow and pursue its
mission to create a movement. This fight has no meaning unless we ALL grow
together. So again, Thank you from the bottom of my heart.
Stay Punk in your minds and Heavy in your hearts.
STB - 28 TOKE - ORANGE - On
Sale Saturday Dec 9th 12 noon EST
STB 28 - TOKE "Orange"
- Repress comes with 2 new VINYL ONLY TRACKS
Sunshine of Your
Love - Originally by Cream
Limb from Limb -
Originally by Motorhead
Rick Contes from “Young And In The Way” did guest solos on
limb from limb!
Test Pressing - 15 units - Comes hand numbered with a SUPER
exclusive laser etched WOOD cover.
Die Hard -75 units - 180g vinyl - Half Transparent Orange /
Half Clear - with black splatter in a heavy weight euro version jacket with two
diff color foil stamping.. Comes with an exclusive TOKE "Orange" cast
ring, a 4ft x 4ft TOKE "Orange" silk banner, and a TOKE "Orange"
Back patch for your battle vest!
OBI Edition: - 100 units-Clear with a black center and orange splatter. Printed OBI Strip - Made
to look like "Toke Brand" rolling papers. hand numbered. Jacket with
- spot UV
Standard Edition - 125 units-Clear with black and orange splatter Jacket
with - spot UV
Save your alarms and mark your calendars. These will go FAST!
Luigi Cara – Vocals/Bass, Andrea Sechi – Guitar, Giampiero
Serra – Drums
Incest Of The Wretched is Slayer thrash with death metal
vocals and blast beats. Eucharisty Of Worms more annihilation of sounds and
grinding riffs. Lost In The Vortex of Heretics just grinds thru you and tears
you apart. Blasphemik Souls has more of a classic metal riff then the deep
vocals just pound into your very being. Dethroned Archangels is Metallica meets
Slayer meets Death. Mors Mori 3002 evil slowly builds intoCrowning The Beast which just grabs you and
slams you to the ground over and over.Spreading The Chaos is just that, a chaos of sounds that just runs you
over. King Of Rats keeps up the blast beats and fast riffs along with the
demonic vocals.Deny The Cricifix starts
slow and steady boring into your very essence and dragging you to hell.
Diuna – The Very Best Of The Golden Hits
Maciek Klimiuk, Patryk Mitzig, Jakub Didkowski, Konstanty
Smiec W Czerwcu is a very blues based stoner style of song
that just has your head a bobbin and feet tappin that also has some interesting
twists and turns. Klamstwa Szatana is blues mixed with stoner mixed with
psychedelia very interesting to sit back and trip to. Uczta is mid-tempo song
that has a very Sabbath style to it.Zielony Syn slow steady and plodding with rough deep vocals.Szron has a guitar riff that is Hendrix meets
Stevie Ray Vaughn with a slow bluesy riff with a very strange ending. Afekt Bladawy
blues meets stoner meets psychedelia. FilozofiaDialogu a fast tempo bluesy rockabilly riff mixed with stoner rock
vocals has a Motorhead sound to it.Telmo Sisso slow and melodic then a grinding riff moves in and goes back
and forth for 9 minutes of pure musical tripping.
Tellurian I Nil strange sounds and moods that just make you
trip away to a far place.Tellurian II
Accelerated Extinction old style Pink Floyd psychedelia with death metal vocals
strange and different.Tellurian III
Contrivance is more of a metal riff with some blast beats and prog keyboards
Fragarak – A Spectral Oblivion
Supritam Sen – Vocals, Kartikeya Sinha – Bass, Arpit Pradhan
– Guitar, Ruben Franklin – Guitar, Louis Rando – Drums
In Rumination 1 The Void excellent acoustic guitar then a
riff that melds in with some deep evil vocals in the background that slowly
move their way to the front then back to the acoustic guitar.In Rumination II Reflections melancholy and
moody with some very evil intent. The Phaneron Eclipsed more great acoustic guitar
work with choral vocals the music builds and builds along with some demonic
vocals.Alucinari 1 Transcendence a
classical style of song that melds into Fathom Of Delirium which is a straight
forward death metal song with some prog elements. Alucinari II Revelations is a
very folky style of song that leads into Spectre An Oblivion Awakens that is
classic progressive death metal with a few twists and turns. Alucinari III
Reverie is a great acoustic melancholy style of song to just drift along with.
This Chastising Masquerade is death metal screams and heavy riffs that just
pound you into the ground. Of Ends Ethereal 12 minutes of just pure progressive
death metal with many changes that take you down a weird winding path.
Alucinari IVThe Fall acoustic guitar
and spoken words that drift off into the distance.
Invertia – The Crimson Screen Vol 1
David Coppola- Guitar/Bass/FX/Samples, Tim Winson – Drums/Programming/FX/Keyboards
Lykanthropos in your face rammed down your throat death
metal with vocals from the depths of hell.Cast No Shadow weird sounds building with a strange riff and deep growling
vocals. Face On His Face industrial sounds and a rumbling bass that builds till
it rips your face off. Created From Cadavers more industrial sounds and tv
sounds with weird heavy riffs that just kick you in the teeth.
Canadian heavy metal/stoner rock collective BLACK WIZARD
will release their brand new full-length Livin' Oblivion this February via France's
Listenable Records. Their second release on Listenable and fourth album overall
was produced and engineered by Michael Kraushaar in Vancouver, BC,
and comes sheathed in the cover art of renowned Berlin, Germany-based
illustrator Eliran Kantor (Testament, Crowbar, Satan).
Livin' Oblivion centers itself on the obliteration or slow
decay of one's self, morals, and life as we know it. "We are living in an
age where the powers of the World are taking steps backwards and moving away
from a positive future," the band elaborates. "There is a large
number of disenfranchised youth and young adults that would rather live their
lives in oblivion -- drinking, drugs, partying etc. -- than chasing any kind of
future or dreams, simply because the rest of the world seems to be falling
apart around them."
Further info on BLACK WIZARD's Livin' Oblivion, including
final release date, teaser tracks, and preorders, to be released in the coming
weeks. Stand by.
Livin' Oblivion Track Listing:
1. Two Of These Nights
2. Feast Or Famine
3. James Wolfe
4. Livin Oblivion
7. Poisoned Again
8. Heavy Love
9. Eternal Illusion
Hailing from Vancouver,
BC, BLACK WIZARD was forged in
2009 between high-school friends. Some years and personnel changes later, the
band is going stronger than ever. Founding members vocalist/guitarist Adam
Grant and drummer Eugene Parkomenko were both working underwhelming
construction jobs at the time, passing the days to the sounds of Thin Lizzy,
Deep Purple, Witch, and Electric Wizard. Today Parkomenko and Grant are
accompanied by guitarist Danny Stokes and basisst Evan Joel. Having followed a
true DIY aesthetic, the band has released three full-length LPs along with a
7" single independently and sold over five thousand copies worldwide. In
classic WIZ fashion, Livin' Oblivion has evolved from their previous efforts
boasting a bigger, heavier, sharper, and louder approach than ever before.
Faster thrash elements have been added, while staying true to that sultry, Thin
Lizzy-esque twin lead vibe throughout.
Since their first Listenable album release, New Waste, in
early 2016, the band has toured non-stop including a Canadian mini-tour with
Red Fang, a six-week stadium tour with Killswitch Engage and Volbeat, a
month-long US tour supporting Brant Bjork and Royal Thunder, a month-long North
American tour supporting Weedeater, and so much more. At home on the road,
BLACK WIZARD is ready to take to the streets again kicking 2018 off with their
fourth European run.
doom metallers Doomstress are set to release their new EP, The Second Rite on
CD via No Slip Records on December 1st.The EP contains remixed versions from the original, very limited self
release and 7" DHU single.The EP
also features the new song "Bitter Plea" which was recorded at the
end of the Wicked Summer tour and featuring additional rhythm guitar by
guitarist Joe Fortunato (Sparrowmilk/Venomin James/ex-Ancient VVisdom).The artwork was done by renown psychedelic
artist, Goatess Doomwych.
Song List for The Second Rite EP CD via No Slip Records:
This progressive rock trio from Cincinnati, OH
features Karis Tucker (voice), André Machado (8-string guitar, bass), and Henry
Conde (synth, piano). Guest musicians include Julio Oliveira on drums, Ander
Peterson on saxophone, Soojin Kim on piano, and with lyrics by Diogo Oliveria.
With 2016 being the official start to the band, this new EP continues on and
expands from the first single “Reality.”
Oculus is meant to be listened to in one sitting to absorb
its power and meaning with the main theme being about reconciling the
individual’s outer persona with their inner self running through the four songs
on the EP.Opener “You” starts acapella
and then the piano comes in to make a song that reminds me of a Depeche Mode
quiet piece. “Gold Spectrum” is an avant garde jazz piece with wailing and
squawking sax and discordant sounds that bring to mind the Contortions. “The
Fear Peddler” has a more strait forward sound than the previous song and adds
some interesting spaciness in the sound, kind of like drifting in the sky high
above the earth. Finishing with “Identidade,” a quiet, yet powerful song that
has sweet vocals and a haunting piano that grabs your ears and pulls you into
the depth of the song.
A very interesting EP that will have you putting on your
headphones to listen to so that you don’t miss one bit of sound that they have
produced here. From beauty to quirky and back to beauty all in under fifteen
minutes, and fifteen minutes that you will no doubt be listening to again and
It's finally here!!Out of print for years, Ripple Music is proud to unleash the self-titled
album by Stoner/Doom legends Freedom Hawk!Unavailable on vinyl for years, we'll be releasing two editions, the
"Red Freedom" Limited Edition milky clear vinyl with Red and Gold
splatter, and the World-wide "Midnight Black" Edition."Red Freedom" limited to only 80
copies available, so you may want to hurry.CD digipack also available.
Wrapped in core metal tones with slight psychedelic edges
Freedom Hawk’s driving beat and heavy guitars offer the kind of timeless vocals
that gave light to the dawn of the new and heavy revival.
“Freedom Hawk, for instance, is the soundtrack to cold kegs,
warm weather, and backyard barbecue. Jams like “On the Other Side” and “My
Road” were made for: worshipping at the Super Fuzz altar. James Gang riffs
groove it up behind singer T.R. Morton’s excellent Ozzy/Pepper Keenan
impression throughout seven songs of bong-loaded bliss.” --- Invisible Oranges
Ripple Music, based in California, is widely regarded as one of the
world's leading purveyors of Heavy Psych, Stoner, Doom, and Heavy Rock.All releases are available world wide
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