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Chrome Waves

Formed: 2011
From: IN, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Chrome Waves News

Below is our complete Chrome Waves news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Chrome Waves Reunites

The psychedelic black metal miscreants from Chrome Waves will reissue their self-titled debut EP on vinyl this week via Foreign Sounds.

The record was initially released in 2012 and featured a lineup of metal alumni with guitarist Jeff Wilson (Wolvhammer, Abigail Williams, ex-Nachtmystium), vocalist Stavros Giannopolous (The Atlas Moth, Twilight), and drummer/bassist Bob Fouts (Apostle Of Solitude, ex-The Gates Of Slumber).

In related news, Chrome Waves was recently reactivated with an updated lineup of Wilson, Fouts, and Giannopolous, alongside guitarist Ken Sorceron (Abigail Williams, Lord Mantis, Aborted et al) and bassist Rob Hultz (Trouble, Solace, Godspeed). The band is currently working on a new full-length to be released in 2017 via Disorder Recordings.

Tracking for the as-yet-untitled full-length will begin next month at Basement Rage Studio in Indianapolis, Indiana. Further info is due to be unveiled in the coming weeks. More...

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Chrome Waves Announces U.S. Tour

Chrome Waves has finalized plans for a tour through the U.S. in August that will see the group join forces with bands like Skeletonwitch, Mares of Thrace, Morne, Bloodiest and more. Below is the full routing for this trip.

8/10 - Chicago, IL @ Cobra Lounge (w/ Mares of Thrace)
8/11 - Indianapolis, IN @ The Jukebox (w/ Skeletonwitch)
8/12 - Columbus, OH @ Carabar
8/13 - Baltimore, MD @ TBA
8/14 - Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie
8/15 - Providence, RI @ TBA
8/16 - Somerville, MA @ Radio (w/ Morne & Vattnet Viskar)
8/17 - Brooklyn, NY @ Saint Vitus (w/ Bloodiest)
8/18 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Summer Seance Festival (w/Derketa, Bloodiest + more)

Chrome Waves' self-titled debut (reviewed here) is available in-stores and online now. You can also watch the band's new music video for "Light Behind A Shadow" at this location.

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Chrome Waves Releases New Video

Chrome Waves released a self-titled debut album on Gravedancer Records earlier this month, and now the band has unleashed a new video for the track "Light Behind A Shadow." The John Bradburn directed clip can be viewed via Metal Injection or in the player below.

Chrome Waves is:

Stavros Giannopoulos (The Atlas Moth, Twilight)
Jeff Wilson (Nachtmystium, Wolvhammer)
Jef Whitehead (Leviathan, Lurker of Chalice)
Bob Fouts (The Gates of Slumber, Apostles of Solitude) More...

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Chrome Waves Streaming New Song Online

Chrome Waves has been quite busy over the past month. The group's self-titled debut release will be out on July 3rd, 2012 via Gravedancer Records and now fans have a chance to check out the album by hearing the song "Height of the Rifles" over at The A.V. Club. Check out the track at this location.

The band has also added a new permanent member to the fold in the mighty Jef Whitehead (aka Wrest of Leviathan, Lurker of Chalice). Chrome Waves is also in the midst of shooting a video for the track "Light Behind a Shadow" with director John Bradburn and will soon be announcing tour dates. More...

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Gravedancer Records Announces First Signings

It is with great excitement that Gravedancer Records announces its formation. The label is the brainchild of the former Head of Publicity for Century Media Records and current Head of Marketing for The MuseBox, Josh Eldridge. Gravedancer Recoreds has already teamed with EMI to offer worldwide distribution, while The MuseBox Label Group will provide label services.

An exclusive interview with Eldridge and EMI Executive VP/GM Mike Harris can be found online at Billboard.com at this location. The following press release was issued about the label and the first band signings:

"Gravedancer Records looks to deliver the best in heavy music and has already inked three great bands that have releases planned for 2012. The label’s first signing is Chrome Waves, a group made up of Jeff Wilson (Nachtmystium, Wolvhammer), Stavros Giannopoulos (The Atlas Moth, Twilight) and Bob Fouts (The Gates of Slumber, Apostle of Solitude). The trio has constructed an epic, haunting album, combining elements of doom, black metal and post-metal that is already highly anticipated by fans and press alike. The self-titled effort will be available on July 3rd, 2012 in CD, digital and a special, limited edition vinyl package that will be revealed soon.

"The label has also partnered with the iconic Roadburn Festival for the North American market to release ‘Monnos,’ the monstrous doom metal masterpiece from UK trio Conan. The band has already begun to establish themselves in the worldwide metal scene and recently teamed with Pitchfork to give away their track 'Hawk As A Weapon.' ‘Monnos’ will be available on July 31, 2012. More...

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Chrome Waves Streaming New Track

U.S. band Chrome Waves, the new project featuring Stavros (The Atlas Moth), Jeff Wilson (Wolvhammer, ex-Nachmystium) and Bob Fouts (Apostle Of Solitude, ex-Gates Of Slumber), are streaming a new track titled “Blackbird.”

Check out the song here:

Blackbird by chromewavesofficial

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