Local Music News
The band will premier a new video for their song "Shatter" on June 12 at Dani P's in Oceanside, directed by Matthew Tully Brown and filmed by Wes Shirley.
The new album from this Tristan Shone project, Melk En Honning,
was produced by Phil Anselmo (Pantera, Down, Superjoint Ritual, and head of A&Ps new label, Housecore Records).
They'll headline the second Closer to the Sun music fest (December 5 through 9) at Now Sapphire Resort in Puerto Morelos, Mexico, for a bill that also includes SOJA, Iration, Pepper, Ozomatli, G. Love, Don Carlos, Karl Denson, and Ian Neville.
Online samples from his upcoming full-length The Original High
(due June 16) include "Evil in the Night" and "Another Lonely Night," along with two singles, "Ghost Town" and "Underground."
They'll spend July and August on the Summer Slaughter Tour with Arch Enemy, Born Of Osiris, Veil Of Maya, the Acacia Strain, Obscura, After the Burial, and Beyond Creation.
As they record a new album with Swami John Reis, Jacob Turnbloom has a new solo 7-inch, "Reborn Boys" b/w "Heartbreaker."
With a new single called "Peace of Mind" produced by Bill Moriarty (Dr. Dog, Lotus), he'll spend June and July on a mostly-acoustic tour opening in Maryland (May 27) and running through July 25 in Lombard, Illinois.
Waits appeared on one of the final episodes of David Letterman's late night talk show, performing a bittersweet new song called "Take One Last Look."
The Wonderlands: Sunlight,
is the first in a four-EP solo series featuring 24 songs, one for each hour of the day, produced by 24 different people. After Shadows
(July 17), Darkness
(September 4), and Dawn
(October 23), he'll play 24 local sets on October 24 at locales TBA.
"Just signed a three-way record deal with London Based record label RMN music for my old Blizzard catalog, Falling Doves, and Christopher Leyva [solo work]," Leyva posted on Facebook.
Their first appearance on vinyl will be an upcoming Blindspot Records split-single with the Shambles and Satanic Puppeteer Orchestra, and they're playing L.A.'s Hollywood Fringe Festival June 20 as part of Uncle Impossible's Variety Show.
Their new single "Caution" is the debut release on a new local label cofounded by bandmember Alfred Howard and his Heavy Guilt bandmate Josh Rice, alongside Matt Molarius of Transfer, called the Redwoods Music.
Their self-titled sophomore album is being promoted with a video for each of the eight songs, beginning with "Night Terrors."
Their Delta Spirit and Friends tour, kicking off May 29 and 30 at the Irenic, features rotating guests like Alec Ounsworth (Clap Your Hands Say Yeah), T. Hardy Morris, Robert Ellis, Sam Outlaw, Richie Eaton, Jessica Dobson, and Amasa Hines.
His band Red Dragon Cartel has announced its third singer in three months, Chas West (Lynch Mob, Jason Bonham), who replaces Michael Beck, who replaced DJ Smith in March.
They're on a national tour that runs through June and includes a local date on June 25 at the Irenic, for a bill that also includes Vetiver.
A new single is available, "Whistling Song" b/w "Seven Year Itch" (Workerbee Records), with a video streaming online for the A-side track.
They'll tour the west coast and Nevada through mid-June, before returning to San Diego on June 13 to play Oyster Fest 2015.