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Virginia slam death band Short Bus Pile Up is heading out to the west coast in a week-long tour culminating in the Las Vegas Death Fest IV. Most of the dates will feature support from Repulsive Infestation and some of the venues are still being arranged, so head over to Short Bus Pile Up's official Facebook page to get updates. Below is a list of the dates and towns, and following that is an upload of the title track from the band's 2010 release "Repulsive Display of Human Upholstery." The band is currently working on new material.
June 9th - Santa Rosa, CA
June 10th - @ The Redhouse, Walnut Creek, CA
June 11th - Santa Cruz, CA
June 12th - TBA
June 13th - The Shakedown Bar, San Diego, CA
June 14th - Suzy's Bar & Grill, Hermosa Beach, CA
June 15th - Las Vegas Death Fest IV, North Las Vegas, NV
The Las Vegas Death Fest IV will once again be coming to the Cheyenne Saloon in North Las Vegas, Nevada on June 15th and 16th. Bands keep confirming for the event, and a third day might be added to the festival. Check in for updates and more information on the Las Vegas Death Fest IV event page. Below is a preliminary list of the bands playing, along with a video upload from Germany's Begging For Incest - who will be playing on day one. The track "Diarrhea Dreams" is from its new album "Orgasmic Selfmutilation."
DAY 1 - Friday June 15th
Begging For Incest
Devour The Unborn
Stages of Decomposition
Short Bus Pile Up
Engaged In Mutilating
Day 2 - Saturday June 16th - 21+
HEADLINER: Severed Savior
Face Of Ruin
Coat Hanger Abortion
Pencil Lead Syringe
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