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Sludge/stoner metal band Twingiant is set to embark on a tour of the American Midwest tomorrow. Dubbed the "Bringing the Devil Down to the Midwest Tour," the band will play 8 shows in support of latest album "Devil Down,"which was recently released via Medusa Crush Recordings.
Guitarist Nikos had the following to say about the tour: "The time is finally here and we’re super excited to get out on the road. We’ve been working our butts off to make this happen and we’re more than ready to visit a bunch of new cities and make new friends! The set list will cover all three of our releases, but we will have an ample amount of songs from our most recent album, Devil Down. As far as merch goes, we have a couple of new shirt designs that are so new, they’re not even on our merch page yet. We’re also bringing a bargain bin of shirts that will contain past designs that range anywhere from $1 to a whopping $5 a shirt! See you this week!"
10/20 Las Cruces NM @ Halo's Hookah Lounge
10/21 Austin TX @ Beerland
10/22 Memphis TN @The Buccaneer Lounge
10/23 St. Louis MO @ The Demo
10/24 Chicago IL @ Underground Lounge
10/25 Omaha NE @ Shamrocks
10/26 Denver CO @ Hi-Dive
10/27 Las Vegas NV @ The Womb Room More...
Phoenix Arizona's Twingiant is pleased to announce the band will be embarking on a tour of America's Midwest in October. The tour, which is dubbed "Bringing the Devil Down to the Midwest," will consist of 8 dates.
This live journey is in support of the band's album "Devil Down" released on vinyl, cassette and digital formats in February of 2015. The album can be purchased on vinyl and digital at this location.
The band's guitarist Nikos had the following to say about the tour: "After many months of planning, we’re stoked to be touring the Midwest this October. We’ve been relearning a bunch of songs from Mass Driver and Sin Nombre and of course we’ll be playing a bunch from Devil Down also. And maybe…just maybe…a new song that no one’s heard yet!"
10/20 Las Cruces NM@TBD
10/21 Austin TX@Beerland
10/22 Memphis TN @The Buccaneer Lounge
10/23 St. Louis MO@The Demo
10/24 Chicago IL@Underground Lounge
10/25 Lincoln NE@The Spigot
10/26 Denver CO@Hi-Dive
10/27 Las Vegas NV@The Womb Room More...
In the mood for some loud as shit stoner doom? Crack open the beers and pour the shots (who cares that its Tuesday morning?) because Twingiant has teamed up with us to release a new music video for "Tiger Lily." The Dillon Vaughn-created clip is available below.
"Tiger Lily" can be found on Twingiant's 2nd self-released album, "Devil Down," which is available for streaming at Bandcamp here. "Devil Down" was recorded, mixed, and mastered by Ryan Butler at Arcane Digital Recording in the summer of 2014.
Twingiant's guitarist Nikos also had the following to say: "We finally decided to release a video and the track we picked is 'Tiger Lily' as we feel it is the best representation of our sound. The lyrics revolve around disappointment and frustration and this is the basis of the scenes in the video." More...
Twingiant was formed in 2010 to fulfill the band members’ desire to play loud-as-shit, heavy music. Hailing from Phoenix, Arizona, they prefer their guitars low and slow, eschewing fancy musicianship for heavy grooves and psychedelic effects pedals. This is southern stoner doom at its finest, and you can stream their entire and brand new 2nd full-length album "Devil Down" below.
"Devil Down" will be released today on vinyl via Medusa Crush Records. You can order the LP or download the digital album here.
Phoenix Arizona's Twingiant is pleased to announce the band will release a cassette version of new album "Devil Down" via Canada's Medusa Crush Records.
While the album is still set to be released digitally on December 2nd, 2014, the cassette (and a self-released vinyl edition) will be released on February 7th, 2015. You can hear the first single from "Devil Down," titled "Daisy Cutter," in the player below. More...
Phoenix-based sludge/stoner metal band Twingiant has teamed up with The Sludgelord to premiere new track "Daisy Cutter." Give it a listen below.
Taken from new album "Devil Down," the "Daisy Cutter" track showcases why the band has been generating buzz since a recent appearance at Southwest Terror Fest. "Devil Down" is due to be released on December 2nd, 2014. More...
The Phoenix-based sludge masters from Twingiant are set to release their new album "Devil Down" this Winter.
"Devil Down" is the follow up to "Mass Driver" (available for streaming here) and was engineered and mastered by Ryan Butler (Landmine Marathon) at Arcane Digital Recording. The band had the following to say about the new album:
"We’ll be releasing our 2nd, full-length album entitled, Devil Down, by the end of the year. We’re really happy with how it’s coming along and it’s been nothing short of awesome working with Ryan Butler (Landmine Marathon) of Arcane Digital Recording. Since Tony (guitars) joined the band last summer, our sound evolved as you would expect.
"We have more of a 70s/Southern Rock feel now and it’s really evident on Devil Down more so than when we were flirting with that sound on the Sin Nombre EP. The vocals are probably the most noticeable change from the prior two releases. You can actually understand 75% of what Jarrod is saying and there are more of them now.
"Devil Down still has all the elements that you would expect from Twingiant, but you can definitely tell that we’ve matured and found our stride. We can’t wait to release it."
Further details about the album, including a complete track listing, will be announced shortly.
As the first annual Tuscon-based Southwest Terror Fest metal gathering approaches, confirmed to deafen concertgoers for two full days this October, this week several updates to the lineup have been confirmed. As -16- canceled the band's performance due to other touring options during that time, Bereft has been added instead. Several other minor shifts to the overall lineup are reflected on the updated flyer available below.
Set to occupy The Rock club on October 19th and 20th, the main/headlining acts for the maiden voyage of Southwest Terror Fest will include Bereft, Hull, Sons of Tonatiuh, Diseased Reason, Pigeonwing, North, Ladybird, Godhunter, and more. Entrance fee for the event is only $15 per person, for both days, so you can save the rest of your money for merch and booze! Tickets are available right here.
The festival's lineup is as follows: More...
Extreme music fans rejoice, for there’s a brutal new festival coming to U.S. soil this Fall. Today, details on the debut of the Southwest Terror Fest have been disclosed to the public, the first installment of the now annual meeting of intense acts confirmed to invade Tucson, Arizona in October.
Set to occupy The Rock club on October 19th and 20th, the main/headlining acts for the maiden voyage of Southwest Terror Fest will include 16, Hull, Sons of Tonatiuh, Diseased Reason, Pigeonwing, North, Ladybird, Godhunter, and more. Entrance fee for the event is only $15 per person, for both days, so you can save the rest of your money for merch and booze! The following press release was issued about the festival:
"A fully DIY undertaking booked by musicians, for musicians, the Southwest Terror Fest is a low-priced, two-day event featuring an intense conglomeration of acts; its goal, to draw extreme music fans from all ages from the Southwest US and beyond. The event was conceived and booked by Tucson act Godhunter, with Metalifestyle.com sponsoring the second stage and Earsplit PR sponsoring the main stage. Additional sponsorship support is coming from Zia Records, Sticks n’ Strings Music Center, Acid Reflux Records and Axe Of Contrition. Tickets are available now via Zia Records, Sticks n’ Strings Music Center, and The Rock’s Ticketleap location right here."
The lineup is as follows: More...
Phoenix 'hobo space rock' band Twingiant, only six months after putting out its first demo, recently issued its debut album "Mass Driver" and is streaming the nine tracks from it over on Bandcamp. Twingiant will be releasing the vinyl version of "Mass Driver" on June 8th at an official record launch party at the Palo Verde Lounge in Tempe, Arizona. Special guests at that show will be Enirva, Methra and Dead Canyon. Stream all nine tracks from Twingiant below.