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French doom label Totem Cat Records has unleashed a strictly limited pressing of 500 copies of the "Cyclopean Riffs" 12" split release featuring Texans Wo Fat and the North Dakota desert rock band Egypt. Track one from the release, "Nameless Cults" by Wo Fat, along with the track three cut "Blood Temple Hymn" by Egypt, are streaming below.
The cover art on "Cyclopean Riffs" is done by renowned Totem Cat in-house illustrator Flog, who has done the countless cat totem poles, horned cats and dead rat t-shirt logos. Wo Fat will be playing at the second annual Metroplex Heavyfest on July 19th at the Boiler Room in Dallas. Egypt will be playing its last show in Fargo at the Aquarium on June 15th along with The Edith Massey and Red Desert.
Texan psychedelic fuzz trio Wo Fat has announced a series of dates in its home state, along with a trek through Europe in the latter half of April. Check out the dates below, along with an upload of the title track from the band's latest album "The Black Code."
Mar 14, 2013 – Small Stone Records SXSW Showcase – Headhunters, Austin, TX with Mellow Bravo, Supermachine, Luder, Freedom Hawk, Lord Fowl and Suplecs
Mar 15, 2013 – Small Stone San Antonio Showcase – Nightrocker Live, San Antonio, TX with Lord Fowl, Freedom Hawk, Las Cruces and Maneaters of Tsavo
Mar 16, 2013 – Austin Heavy Music Showcase – Special afternoon show at the Spiderhouse Ballroom, Austin, TX. Wo Fat plays at 1:15pm.
Mar 16, 2013 – Fuzzed Out! Festival 2013 – The Grotto, Fort Worth, TX
The new wave of Stoner Rock with Lord Fowl, Wo Fat, Freedom Hawk, Southern Train Gypsy, Ape Machine, Been Obscene and Mothership
April 12, 2013 – Boiler Room, Dallas, TX with Mothership, Hawk Vs. Dove and Mount Salem
Apr 20, 2013 – Roadburn Festival – 013, Tilburg, Netherlands
Apr 21, 2013 – White Trash Fast Food, Berlin, Germany with Abrahma
Apr 22, 2013 – Vera, Groningen, Netherlands
Apr 23, 2013 – Les Combustibles, Paris, France with Witch Mountain, Cough and Abrahma
Apr 24, 2013 – L’Usine, Geneva, Switzerland with Abrahma
Apr 25, 2013 – Vortex, Siegen, Germany with Maserati and Abrahma
Apr 26, 2013 – De Pit, Terneuzen, Netherlands, Terneuzen is On Fire Pre Party with Abrahma, Swamp Machine and Idealus Maximus
Apr 27, 2013 – Desertfest London, The Underworld, Camden, United Kingdom
Texas space jammers Wo Fat are streaming all five tracks from their new album "The Black Code" over on YouTube. Below is an upload of the song "The Shard of Leng," and you can access the other four songs on the same page. The psychedelic blues/doom band formed a decade ago with Kent Stump on guitar, drummer Michael Walter and Tim Wilson on bass. Their sound is influenced by artists ranging from Jimi Hendrix, ZZ Top and Hawkwind. The vinyl treatment of "The Black Code" just hit the streets as well, limited to 150 black, 175 opaque orange, and 175 transparent blueish-green copies.
Texas psychedelic doom band Wo Fat has announced a series of dates in it's home state with Russian band The Grand Astoria. The band also has plans of releasing a split 7" with Maryland doom combo Earthride in March of 2012 on Totem Cat Records. Wo Fat released it's current album, "Noche del Chupacabra," earlier this year.
January 5th - Texarkana @ The Road Map
January 6th - Houston @ The Mink
January 7th - Austin @ Red 7 Night Club
January 8th - Dallas @ The Boiler Room More...