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The Drip

From: WA, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest The Drip News

Below is our complete The Drip 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.

The Drip Headed Out On Tour

Following the unveiling of the band's Relapse debut "A Presentation Of Gruesome Poetics" in April, Washington state grinders The Drip continue to expand the damage path by booking new tour dates through the Summer months.

The Drip is now confirmed as one of the horde of acts to take part in Colorado's second annual Denver Black Sky in early August. Set to raid the Mile High City on the festival's second day, Sunday, August 3rd, the band will join Brutal Truth, Cannabis Corpse, Xibalba, Phobia, ACxDC, Xibalba and a load of others.

The Drip will tour from Washington through Idaho and Utah on the way to DBS II, after the festival continuing a counter-clockwise path of destruction through more of Utah, Nevada, five cities in California, and two in Oregon on the way home. The tour is preceded by a one-off gig in Spokane on July 19th. More...

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The Drip Posts Full EP Online

Relapse Records is preparing to release "A Presentation Of Gruesome Poetics," the label's first title from Washington's The Drip.

Now just days in advance of its street date of April 15th, the entire "A Presentation Of Gruesome Poetics" EP is now playing below, courtesy of AmericanAftermath.net.

This Saturday, April 12th, The Drip will tackle a hometown crowd for a record release party and official video shoot. Catch the band liveL

4/12/2014 Rays Golden Lion - Richland, WA (video shoot)
4/23/2014 The Hop - Spokane, WA w/ Fuck The Facts
5/04/2014 The Highline - Seattle, WA w/ Ulcerate
5/09/2014 The Hessian Lair - Richland, WA
5/17/2014 The Hop - Spokane, WA w/ Capitalist Casualties More...

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The Drip Posts "Siren" Track Online

Washington grindblasters The Drip have delivered another dosage of their rampaging tactics with the release of "Siren." Check out the track below, courtesy of Lambgoat.com.

Pulled from their impending Relapse debut, "A Presentation of Gruesome Poetics," the two minutes and thirteen seconds of "Siren" are a relentless introduction to The Drip's violent effectiveness, the intensity of the high-speed grindcore intro matched only by the monolithic breakdown groove which follows.

The Drip continues to book regional shows in conjunction with the release of "A Presentation of Gruesome Poetics," leading off with a headlining gig in the band's hometown of Richland, which will also serve as a video shoot for another new track. Subsequent shows will see The Drip ripping it up with labelmates Fuck The Facts and Ulcerate as well as Capitalist Casualties and more, with more widespread touring to follow.

4/12/2014 Rays Golden Lion - Richland, WA (video shoot)
4/23/2014 The Hop - Spokane, WA w/ Fuck The Facts
5/04/2014 The Highline - Seattle, WA w/ Ulcerate
5/09/2014 The Hessian Lair - Richland, WA
5/17/2014 The Hop - Spokane, WA w/ Capitalist Casualties More...

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The Drip Signs To Relapse Records

Relapse Records this week confirms the label signing of blistering grindcore quartet The Drip. Relapse comments:

"Based out of Washington State, The Drip unloads a belittling, ravenous style of high-potency grind, having taken cues from the forefathers of the genre like Napalm Death and Brutal Truth yet contemporizing their approach to put them on par with Nasum, Rotten Sound, Insect Warfare and the like.

"Several independent EPs found the band reaping accolades from US press outlets like Operation Grindcore, who stated, 'If you like your grindcore, metallic and overflowing with seething aggression, then The Drip should please you for quite some time,' and Headbang or GTFO, who called the band's style, 'Furious gut stabbing grind that pummels your anus until it collapses on the floor.'

"The Dirp now brings their ferocious, blasting arts to the Relapse roster with the release of their label debut, A Presentation of Gruesome Poetics. A relentless, skull-crushing, pissed off, high-energy, blast-riddled explosion of violence, the EP rips through six tracks in barely twelve minutes, the first release to be fully recorded at Audiosiege in Portland by Joel Grind (Toxic Holocaust), after which it was mastered by Brad Boatright (Tragedy, From Ashes Rise, Integrity)."

The Drip also adds: "We are proud to be a part of Relapse Records and their amazing roster of bands. It's quite an honor being label mates with some of our favorite artists, and even more exciting to be releasing our album, A Presentation Of Gruesome Poetics. It is our strongest material to date, and it's ready to be unleashed to the metal scene. We look forward to 2014 and what it brings." More...

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Gravehill Playing Goregon Massacre Fest III

California death horde Gravehill is set to invade the Pacific Northwest this weekend as part of the Goregon Massacre Fest III, which will take place Friday, June 22nd and Saturday June 23rd at the East End Outdoor Annex in Portland, OR. Gravehill will perform alongside Cardiac Arrest, Cianide, Phobia and many more. Check out Gravehill vocalist Mike Abominator's preview of the fest at MetalManiacs.com.

Gravehill's most recent album, "When All Roads Lead To Hell," was released last year by Dark Descent Records with vinyl treatment coming from Chaos Records. Below is the roster of thirty bands that will be playing the two dates of the fest. For more information, head over to the Goregon Massacre Fest III Facebook event page.

Friday, June 22nd:

PHOBIA(ca)
MASSGRAVE(bc)
BLOODY PHOENIX(ca)
ROSKOPP(co)
D.I.S.(ca)
TRANSIENT(or)
SORROWER(az)
STREETWALKER(wa)
THEORIES(wa)
SIX BREW BANTHA(bc)
WILT(wa)
BURIALS(or)
NIGHT NURSE(or)
HONDURAN(or)
WORTHLESS EATERS(or)

Saturday, June 23rd:

CIANIDE(il)
GRAVEHILL(ca)
DEAD CONSPIRACY(or)
SKARP(wa)
CARDIAC ARREST(il)
BLOOD FREAK(or)
COFFIN DUST(pa)
MUTANT SUPREMACY(ny)
BONE SICKNESS(wa)
ELITIST(or)
RUTAH(wa)
HEAVY VOODOO(or)
SCOURGE SCHEMATIC(wa)
THE DRIP(wa)
SHROUD OF THE HERETIC(or)


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