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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 Streams New Song "Painted Ram"

Richmond, Virginia's grindcore act The Drip is streaming the new song "Painted Ram," which can be heard in the player below. The song appears on the band's full length album debut "The Haunting Fear of Inevitability" which is set for release on January 13th via Relapse Records. Pre-orders can be made at this location.

The track list for the album is:

1. Blackest Evocation
2. Anathema
3. Gruesome Poetics
4. Dead Inside
5. Covered in Red
6. Terror War
7. Painted Ram
8. Wretches
9. In Atrophy
10. The Answer
11. Exile
12. Consigned to Fate
13. Bone Chapel More...

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The Drip Announces U.S. Shows

Washington grindcore up-and-comers The Drip just announced a new run of headlining U.S. tour dates this coming fall in support of a forthcoming debut album (due out early 2017 via Relapse).

This tour will see the band crushing cities across the West Coast and Southwest, including an appearance at Southwest Terror Fest in AZ alongside Relapse labelmates Pig Destroyer and Agoraphobic Nosebleed.

Wvrm and Waft will support on all dates. Check out a full itinerary below and stay tuned for more details on The Drip's new album TBA soon.

Oct 01 Spokane, WA Mootsy's
Oct 12 Boise, ID The Shredder (with Ringworm)
Oct 13 Twin Falls, ID Ink or Dye
Oct 14 Salt Lake City, UT Beehive Social Club
Oct 15 Denver, CO Bar Bar
Oct 16 Colorado Springs, CO Flux Capacitor
Oct 17 Albuquerque, NM The Doghouse
Oct 19 Las Cruces, NM The Warehouse Bar
Oct 20 El Paso, TX The Sandbox
Oct 22 Tucson, AZ Southwest Terror Fest
Oct 23 Lake Forrest, CA OC DIY Collective
Oct 24 Long Beach, CA Fern's Cocktails
Oct 25 Santa Cruz, CA Blue Lagoon
Oct 26 Oakland, CA TBA
Oct 27 Sacramento, CA, Starlite
Oct 28 Yreka, CA Chromaphobic Recordings
Oct 29 Bend, OR Third Street Pub
Oct 30 Portland, OR The Panic Room
Oct 31 Seattle, WA FBK House More...

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The Drip Announces Shows With Organ Dealer

The West Coast grindcore up-and-comers from The Drip are set to make their inaugural East Coast appearances this August with like-minded brethren Organ Dealer.

Six cities will get to witness this unique pair of forward-thinking grind artists in all their pulverizing action. These dates include a performance by The Drip at Obscene Extreme Fest in Montreal. The Drip is currently working on a full-length debut for Relapse Records, with details forthcoming.

Aug 18 The Depot - Baltimore, MD
Aug 19 Kung Fu Necktie - Philadelphia, PA
Aug 20 O’Brien’s Pub - Allston, MA
Aug 21 Obscene Extreme Montreal, Canada
Aug 22 The Low Beat - Albany, NY
Aug 23 Lucky 13’s Brooklyn, NY
Sep 10 Highline Seattle, WA More...

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Obscene Extreme Adds Four More Bands

The Obscene Extreme America mosh pit just keeps getting bigger and bigger. The festival takes place in Montreal, QC from August 20th - 23rd, with the organizers issuing this statement about new confirmations:

"Fatal Flaw - Don’t get fooled by the band name! The only weakness these Montreal crustcore lunatics have is not being able to control the anger & ferocity that goes through their music. Raging crust punk is what you’ll get at OEF America and the only flaw possible is the lack of people in the mosh pit. Don’t make this happen, get your ass in the pit or you will feel the wrath of Fatal Flaw!

"The Drip - They're pissed off & ready to unleash the most barbaric grindcore the east-coast have ever witnessed. Washington State's The Drip deliver merciless fast-paced grind in a non stop onslaught of aggression & intensity. Get ready for a presentation of gruesome poetics while this modern grindcore band spread chaos through their blasting & unhealthy tunes.

"Noisem - Baltimore's Noisem will blast their vicious tunes in such a destructive velocity, it will feel like someone's shredding your fucking face with a cheesegrater. Formerly known as Necropsy, this young band's playing abrasive death metal at a lightning speed, destroying everything in its path. Be apart of the bestial birth of Noisem at OEF!!!

"Homewrecker - Things are going to get ugly at OEF America as Ohio's Homewrecker are back in Montreal with their grinding hardcore harmonies. They will show no mercy as they pummel your face with heavy as hell guitar riffs, punishing vocals & blistering fast drums!"

The previously announced lineup is as follows: More...

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The Drip Releases New Music Video

The Drip just released the band's first official video through Metal Injection, the violent visuals crafted for "Siren," which hails from the band's grinding Relapse debut, "A Presentation Of Gruesome Poetics."

Directed by Owen Mansfield, the "Siren" video was filmed during one of the band's regional live attacks earlier this year in support of the vicious EP's release in April, taking the viewer inside a hometown mutiny at Rays Golden Lion in Richland, Washington back in April. You can see the band live on these dates:

1/10/2015 El Corazon - Seattle, WA w/ Pig Destroyer
2/22/2015 333 - Vancouver, BC w/ Enabler, Call Of The Void
2/23/2015 The Highline - Seattle, WA w/ Enabler, Call Of The Void
2/24/2015 The Hop - Spokane, WA w/ Enabler, Call Of The Void More...

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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:


Saturday, June 23rd:



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