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Dog Shredder

From: WA, United States
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Below is our complete Dog Shredder 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.

Southwest Terror Fest Lineup Revealed

Following its crushingly triumphant debut maiden occurrence last year, the second Tucson, Arizona-based Southwest Terror Fest 2013: Year Of The Snake has been confirmed and the full lineup for the massive gala announced.

The complete lineup can be found below, and the following press release was issued about the festival:

"This fully DIY undertaking, booked by musicians, for musicians, is a low-cost event for all ages. Once again organized and hosted by Tucson sludgetroopers Godhunter, the now annual Southwest Terror Fest brings a one-of-a-kind extreme underground music festival to the Southwestern quadrant of America.

"This year, the experience has been expanded into an immense four-day event, now confirmed to invade Tucson venue The Rock from Thursday, October, 10th through Sunday, October 13th. The Southwest Terror Fest 2013: Year Of The Snake lineup features even more national headlining acts than last year, including legends like Sacred Reich and Vehemence, along with Kylesa, Red Fang, Demon Lung, Ancestors, Subrosa, Landmine Marathon, Early Graves and others, and a long line of newer underground acts, totaling more than sixty bands! Whether you like punk, sludge, black metal, thrash, grindcore, post-metal, etc., something for all fans of extreme music is to be found at this event."

Ticket and event info on the Southwest Terror Fest 2013 are available at this location. More...

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Dog Shredder Streaming New Song

Dog Shredder has teamed up with City Arts Online to stream the new track "Shadow Deserts." Check it out here or in the player below.

Seattle's City Arts Magazine also comments on the track: "Adding accessible hooks and top-tier production to their trademark whirlwind riff barrage, Bellingham thrash-prog trio Dog Shredder’s first taste from their upcoming full length is a blistering jam. Produced by LA bigwig Ross Robinson, the Shredders have streamlined their aural insanity without sacrificing intensity."

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Dog Shredder Announces West Coast Tour

Bellingham’s breakneck genresmashers Dog Shredder have confirmed a Fall tour where the trio will toast the West Coast alongside NYC tech sorcerers Dysrhythmia. The rager will kick off in Vancouver, British Columbia on October 26th and drill through Seattle, Portland, Arcata, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Phoenix, and New Mexico.

Final confirmations on several of the venues will be announced in the coming days, and Dog Shredder will be declaring additional live actions in the weeks ahead. The currently announced details are:

10/26/2012 TBA - Vancouver, BC
10/27/2012 Highline - Seattle, WA
10/28/2012 Rotture - Portland, OR
10/29/2012 Alibi - Arcata, CA
10/30/2012 Elbo Room - San Francisco, CA
11/01/2012 Los Globos - Los Angeles, CA
11/02/2012 Tempe Tavern - Phoenix, AZ
11/03/2012 The Gasworks - Albuquerque, NM

Dog Shredder released the "Brass Tactics" 12” in April through Seattle's Good To Die Records. The band will enter the studio in early 2013 to construct and capture the anticipated follow-up album. "Brass Tactics" can still be streamed in its intense entirety at Dog Shredder's bandcamp page here.

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Good To Die Records Releases Digital Compilation

Good To Die Records has released a compilation album online for streaming and "pay-what-you-want" download. You can check out the release, which features punk, rock, and metal acts, in the player below or over at bandcamp. The label also commented:

"Good To Die is ready to get you caught up with its first digital-only compilation. Featuring tracks from all of the label's releases to date, this handy little primer is rife with furious riffage, impassioned singing, and energy to spare. This free collection wraps together tracks from prog-metal dynamos Dog Shredder, the angular, furious punk outfit Deadkill, and the titans of sci-fi power rock Sandrider.

"This compilation also boasts a pair of exclusives. You can grab your first taste of Portland's queerest rockers Gaytheist, via 'Condemn The Condemners,' a cheeky politically minded blast from the trio's upcoming full-length Stealth Beats (out on August 21st).

"And you get your first glimpse into Good To Die's most recent signing: the sludge punkers from Portland known simply as Rabbits. A sample of the band's future Good To Die release, 'Meth Valley 99' both pays homage to the influence of Sonic Youth and gives the trio a chance to show off their love of steaming noise and throat-shredding screaming. All the goodness of Good To Die in one neat, tidy, and cost-free package? What the hell are you waiting for? Those eardrums of yours aren't going to puncture themselves." More...

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Dog Shredder Streaming "Brass Tactics"

Dog Shredder's "Brass Tactics" 12" is out today via Seattle's Good To Die Records. The record shows the scorching underbelly of the Bellingham, Washington-based trio at their most over three technical, caustic, unrestrained, psychotically-charged tracks that consume fifteen minutes.

To help disseminate the release of this beast upon the lands, the folks at Invisible Oranges are hosting a full stream of "Brass Tactics" at this location.

A stint of Dog Shredder live appearances throughout the Pacific Northwest are also confirmed, beginning with two record release shows next week followed by a trio of dates in early May. A more extensive West Coast tour is being devised for early June and will be announced in the coming weeks.

4/26/2012 Barboza - Seattle, WA - Brass Tactics Record Release Show w/ Sandrider
4/27/2012 The Shakedown - Bellingham, WA - Brass Tactics Record Release Show w/ Sandrider 5/10/2012 Dante's - Portland, OR w/ Black Elk, White Orange, Norska
5/11/2012 The Comet - Seattle, WA w/ The Ruby Doe, Black Elk, Akimbo
5/12/2012 The Shakedown - Bellingham, WA w/ The Ruby Doe, Black Elk, Akimbo

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Dog Shredder Premieres New Track From EP

Bellingham, Washington-based trio Dog Shredder has announced "Brass Tactics" 12" has now been confirmed to hit the streets this April 17th via Seattle's Good To Die Records.

The vinyl release follows their 2010 "Boss Rhino" EP. "Brass Tactics" was recorded and mixed by Adam B. Pike at Portland's Toadhouse Studio and Paul Turpin at at Bellingham's Champion Street Sound Studios. Levi Seitz mastered the record at Black Belt Mastering in Seattle. More...

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Dog Shredder To Release New EP

Washington based act Dog Shredder will be releasing a new EP entitled "Brass Tactics," and the band's publicist issued the following press release:

"Planet Earth, behold the mighty prog-strewn high-powered trio Dog Shredder. The Bellingham, Washington-based outfit’s rambunctious metallic output is about to bore its way into your head like a pissed-off electrified sixty-pound millipede on a brain-drilling mission.

"Several years of regional touring and countless performances alongside everyone from Melt Banana to Marnie Stern, Helmet to Black Cobra, and everywhere in between has amassed DOG SHREDDER a wealth of bewildered reactions from show-goers and media alike throughout the Pacific Northwest. Even Seattle’s major weekly arts paper The Stranger referred to the band’s unhinged live energy as 'downright unfuckwithable' in a show review.

"Following their self-released two-song Boss Rhino EP in 2010, DOG SHREDDER are preparing to lay waste to faces worldwide with their next invasion of aural decimation this Spring. The forthcoming Brass Tactics bears three brand new slabs of calculated chaos that captures DOG SHREDDER’s live attack. Recorded and mixed by Adam B. Pike at Portland’s Toadhouse Studio and Paul Turpin at Bellingham’s Champion Street Sound Studios, and mastered by Levi Seitz at Black Belt Mastering in Seattle, Brass Tactics will be released as a 12? EP via Seattle’s Good To Die Records this April. More...

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