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Below is our complete Burnt Books 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.
Amidst bursts of regional touring throughout the East Coast and Southeastern states in support of the band's self-titled debut album, experimental punk act Burnt Books has released its first official video.
The visual depiction was directed by Matt Warthen for Warthen Media, filmed for the track “In A Shallow Grave.” The video doesn’t follow a complex storyline or involve complicated effects, but rather simply portrays the band in a very realistic live/practice setting. Check out the video below. More...
As their most recent rampage of live actions through the Southeast U.S. is wrapping up this week, punkmanglers Burnt Books now confirm a new batch of April shows throughout Florida and their home state of South Carolina. Dates are available below. The following press release was also issued about the band:
"Featuring a cast of locals who have done time in Guyana Punch Line, Thank God, .fuckingcom, Tunguska and more, Burnt Books’ smoldering message has been spread over recent months due to their heavy touring in support of their self-titled debut, released in late January via At A Loss Recordings.
"The frenetic energy of the quintet’s live shows carries through on the album, the whirlwind of eclectic punk, angular post-hardcore riffage and noise rock elements infiltrated by elements of artistic Americana where mangled, wailing and mocking vocals coalesce with angst-ridden guitars and even banjo segments. 'Burnt Books' was captured at The Jam Room with Phillip Cope (Kylesa, Baroness, Dark Castle) and mastered by Colling Jordan (YOB, Twilight)."
Click here to listen to all of the self-titled "Burnt Books" at Invisible Oranges.
3/24/2013 The Farm - Athens, GA w/ Shaved Christ, Iron Lung
4/03/2013 Tin Roof - Charleston, SC
4/04/2013 1982 - Gainesville, FL
4/05/2013 Hold Tight House - Tampa, FL
4/06/2013 Churchill’s Pub - Miami, FL
4/07/2013 Will’s Pub - Orlando, FL
4/11/2013 New Brookland Tavern - Columbia, SC
4/12/2013 The Radio Room - Greenville, SC
4/19/2013 Hunter Gatherer - Columbia, SC More...
With the band's self-titled debut album now just days from official release (January 29th), South Carolina’s Burnt Books today takes to the streets on a run of regional Winter live actions. Kicking off in Charleston, the outfit will riot throughout Georgia and the band's home state alongside Whores, ASG, Nuclear Blast Suntan, and more over the next two weeks.
Things will pick back up again in March with another load of Burnt Books dates, many still being locked down, with shows already confirmed with Old Lines, Shaved Christ, Iron Lung, and more throughout Georgia and the Carolinas.
With the self-titled debut album from Burnt Books nearing release on January 29th via At A Loss Recordings, today another new anthem from the album has been made available.
The ninth of the ten tracks on "Burnt Books," the caustic hammering of “Golden Gates, Golden Streets” is available for streaming through Cvlt Nation here.
As "Burnt Books" sees release in two weeks, the band will simultaneously be taking to the road in support of the album. Mainly being confirmed across the band's native South Carolina and across Georgia, Burnt Books has confirmed several new legs of regional touring over the next few months, with tons more still in the planning stages. More...
Today, Decibel Magazine jams the jagged opening track from Columbia, South Carolina's Burnt Books’ self-titled debut album, set for CD and digital release via At A Loss Recordings worldwide on January 29th, with a vinyl version to follow later in the year.
Check out the song "Selfish Friend" at this location. The following press release was also issued about the band:
"Burnt Books formed in October of 2011 born from musicians from a vast array of previous and current local bands. Guitarist Matt Thompson and drummer Troy Thames came from both the 'smashist revolutionaries' Guyana Punch Line and experimental punkers Thank God (Thompson as bassist in both). Troy also participated in ex-Antischism/Initial State killers .fuckingcom. Bassist Joey Parker and guitarist Chuck Sligh helped provide the heavy riffage and crazy time signatures of Tunguska. Finally, Zoe Lollis had previously been performing solo shows utilizing only her banjo and voice.
"On their first album, Burnt Books’ noisy hardcore/punk comes to life with Lollis' growls, wails, and mocking tones coalescing with the high-paced and artistically-reconfigured punk/noise rock constructed of angular riff madness, with interludes of simply Zoe's clean vocals and banjo, all help expand the band’s whole approach. The nine-track album was recorded at The Jam Room with Phillip Cope (Kylesa, Baroness, Dark Castle), was mastered by Colling Jordan (YOB, Twilight), and bears cover art by Sam Ford (Black Cobra’s Invernal, etc.)." More...
At A Loss Recordings has confirmed the pending release of the debut full-length from Columbia, South Carolina-based experimental outfit Burnt Books. The following press release was issued about the band:
"Comprised of a collective of scene veterans having spent time in previous area acts including Thank God, Guyana Punchline, .fuckingcom, and Tunguska, Burnt Books amalgamate their influences into a unique brew of angst-ridden, off-kilter punk mayhem. Amidst solid bursts of regional stateside touring since their mid-2011 inception, the band released their initial four-song demo early last year.
"Burnt Books hit the studio in mid-2012, shacking up with Phillip Cope (Kylesa, Baroness, Dark Castle) to lay down the tracks which would become their self-titled debut full-length, the ten anthems then mastered by Colling Jordan (YOB, Twilight). Artist Sam Ford (Black Cobra, Wizard Rifle) was commissioned to handle the striking cover art enshrouding this sonic attack. At A Loss Recordings will drop Burnt Books worldwide on January 29th, with a vinyl version to follow later in the year.
"Stay tuned for new music from the record, stints of live excursions and more on Burnt Books to be announced in the weeks ahead."
12/12/2012 New Brookland Tavern - West Columbia, SC
12/13/2012 house show - Richmond, VA
12/14/2012 The Sidebar - Baltimore, MD
12/15/2012 The Bikery - Philadelphia, PA
12/16/2012 Death By Audio – Brooklyn, NY
1/25/2012 Tin Roof - Charleston, SC
1/26/2012 New Brookland Tavern - West Columbia, SC More...