Hard Rock Graphic Novel Art Project SEPTEMBER MOURNING has released the official music video for their newest single, “Wake the Dead.” With the video created by Riven (guitarist), the Sahaj Ticotin (Ra, Starset) produced single is the band’s first release partnered with Legend Recordings and INgrooves.
“‘Wake the Dead’ is an anthemic track that dispels the nature of the herd mentality in our society today. The song is written from the point of view of our main character in the graphic novel, September, as she observes the world of the living in which she consistently takes souls from. The track urges the listener to take control of their own thoughts about the world around them and make their own decisions instead of relying on choices skewed heavily by the propaganda that one is constantly bombarded with. ‘Wake the Dead’ encourages the listener to wake from their slumber and make their mark on the world today by raising their conscious thought as well as their voice.” says SEPTEMBER MOURNING.
September Mourning is a dark culture fantasy band based on a graphic novel (Top Cow/Image Comics) created by singer Emily Lazar (September) and comic legend, Marc Silvestri. The band of Reapers that help bring the story to life on stage are Rich Juzwick (former guitarist for Gemini Syndrome), Kyle Mayer (former drummer for 10 Years) and Aaron Hoover (former guitarist for Sea of Treachery). The band released Volume III in December 2019 and is preparing to release Volume IV in Spring 2021.
EyeHateGod, “the quintessential Southern sludge band” (Pitchfork) that Rolling Stone dubbed one of “America’s great live bands,” have returned to Century Media Records, with an eye towards a Spring 2021 release for the band’s first album in seven years: A History of Nomadic Behavior the date is To Be Announced.
A joint statement from the band on the band and label reunion: “EyeHateGod are pleased to announce we’ve signed a licensing deal with Century Media Records USA and Europe…! We welcome the new changes along with the new year coming, and want this union to benefit everyone involved, especially our rabid and disturbed fans across the globe!”
“We’re happy to announce solidifying our worldwide relationship with EyeHateGod,” added Director of Century Media Records, Phillipp Schulte. “While Century Media has worked with the guys in the past, we’re excited to begin a new chapter with a record that easily ranks amongst this hard-working, heavy-touring band’s best. We are very much looking forward to releasing EyeHateGod‘s A Historic of Nomadic Behavior.”
“EyeHateGod are survivors on every level,” says Century Media Records Vice President of A&R, Mike Gitter. “Since 1988 they’ve been part of the framework of extreme music and A History of Nomadic Behavior will be no exception. Theirs is a tough and turbulent road that would have stopped most bands dead in their tracks. Not these NOLA legends. Century Media has been part of their career from the early days and we’re excited to be working together again. EyeHateGod is here to stay.”
The cover art for A History of Nomadic Behavior has been revealed as the band and label prepare to share additional details about the album in coming weeks.
New Orleans’ EyeHateGod is the snarling, bilious sound of dead-end America. Since 1988, they’ve been a soundtrack for the troubled masses. Ugly music for ugly times. That’s the sense of disenchantment and disease that lies at the heart of their latest and sixth full-length album, A History of Nomadic Behavior. Anyone familiar with EHG’s story knows this is survivor’s music, a sound unto itself where Sabbathian riffs are meted out with a caustic anger that goes beyond punk. That’s been the blueprint since guitarist Jimmy Bower (also of NOLA supergroup, Down) founded the band in 1988 with vocalist Michael IX Williams joining not long after. With a discography including sludge-punk mainstays like In the Name of Suffering (1990), Take as Needed for Pain (1993) Dopesick (1996), Confederacy of Ruined Lives (2000) or 2014’s eponymously-titled LP, released in the US through Housecore Records, EHG laid the cracked foundation for their infamous and influential sound.
To celebrate the release, the band performed an exclusive online open air at Burg Abenberg the same day. The recording can be viewed here.
Das Elfte Gebot is the successor to 2018’s Methämmer, which went straight to #6 of the German album charts.
Das Elfte Gebot Track List
01. Meister der Minne
03. Das Elfte Gebot
05. Im Bauch des Wals
06. Mission Eskalation
08. Malleus Maleficarum
09. Lords Of Powermet
11. Unter dem Drachenbanner
Die Sieben Todsünden (Bonus Cover Album) Track List
01. Ding (Seed)
02. Hier kommt Alex (Die Toten Hosen)
03. Amen & Attack (Powerwolf)
04. I See Fire (Ed Sheeran)
05. Gott mit uns (Sabaton)
06. Limit (Deichkind)
07. Engel (Rammstein)
The Swiss all-woman heavy metal band BURNING WITCHES has launched the pre-order for their The Circle Of Five vinyl EP. Accompanied by their mighty new WITCH Larissa, the ladies recorded their new masterpiece a few weeks ago, which will be released on December 4th, 2020 via Nuclear Blast. Vocalist Laura greets their fans here.
This new masterpiece is available in two limited formats: A limited mint vinyl EP and a limited sparkle vinyl EP.
Pre-order your copy of the The Circle Of Five vinyl EP in the format of your choice here.
The BURNING WITCHES comment: “Due to a high demand of the fans, we are luckily able to release these special songs. The musical products of the current circumstances, are now available together on one vinyl EP. We love the fact that our devotees and the label still supports those unique vinyl releases! In these digitalized times, it is more important than ever!”
1. The Circle Of Five
2. We Eat Your Children (live)
1. Dance With The Devil (live)
2. Black Magic (live)
Check out the video for The Circle Of Five here.
BURNING WITCHES‘ manager and DESTRUCTION front man Schmier comments: “Indeed the circle is now complete with Larissa. It was amazing to see how the girls have progressed throughout these last months! The new song ‘Circle of Five’ is a strong statement for the next album and the future of this bright shining HM diamond that the girls are! All hail to the WITCHES!”
Save the single on Spotify, Apple Music and Deezer here.
Chicago based grunge infused, heavy rock trio DEAD ORIGINAL has released the official music video for their new single, “Restrained,” the third track off of their upcoming, debut LP, Bought and Sold. Front-man and lead guitarist Paul Wandtke (ex Trivium, Rock of Ages), bassist Mike Petrasek (BEDLEM), and drummer Sean McCole are releasing their debut album on Nov 13th via InGrooves under the direction of Dennis Sanders. The album features 13 original tracks self produced by the band.
“We wrote and tracked ‘Restrained’ as well as the whole album, Bought and Sold, at my home music studio at The Music Garage in Chicago, IL. I engineered it and wrote most of it before finding Mike Petrasek and Sean McCole. We think fans of grunge will appreciate this effort” says Paul Wandtke.
Get FREE WORLDWIDE shipping on Dead Original’s debut album Bought and Sold feat over 13 tracks autographed/signed by the band via deadoriginal.com for fans of grunge and rock, digital album out Nov 13th but physical copies are avail NOW so grab one!
Bought and Sold Track List:
2. Hard to See
3. Bored Again
5. Bought and Sold
7. Let it Burn
8. My Friends
10. Fade to Light
12. Die Alone
13. Circles [intro]
Catch DEAD ORIGINAL Live:
11/07 @ The Piazza supporting SLN – Aurora, IL
01/08 @ The Cotillion supporting SLN – Wichita, KS
01/09 @ Diamond Ballroom supporting SLN – Oklahoma City, OK
01/15 @ TBD supporting SLN – Green Bay, WI
02/26 @ TBD supporting SLN – Spokane, WA
02/27 @ TBD supporting SLN – Boise, ID
Dead Original is a grunge infused trio started by Paul Wandtke whom got his start in the music industry as a work for hire drummer (ex Trivium and the hit musical Rock of Ages). Feeling inspired to pick up a guitar, he now fronts Dead Original with Sean McCole on drums and Mike Petrasek on bass.
Dead Original is a blend of grunge, groove power, simple riffs, melodic hooks and some progressive elements via some tastefully placed odd meters.