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Below is our complete The Well 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.
Metal bands at SXSW and metal showcases have been released to the public. The Dirty Dog Bar is a major player at this year's festivities. Both Metalsucks.net's South By South Death and Metal Injection's showcases will take place in this venue. Saturday offers three big shows and a chance to see some bands such as The Skull and Goatsnake twice. More...
The Well is gearing up to release new album "Samsara" this coming September 23rd, 2014 via RidingEasy Records.
“Writing dark, ominous music is how I deal with life,” states guitarist/vocalist Ian Graham. “When we play live it’s like expelling the demons.”
RidingEasy Records also comments: "With a progressive sound that stems from a nostalgic desire to blend different musical styles as diverse as Joy Division and Blue Cheer, Austin-based power trio The Well redefine heavy rock by merging massive riffs with sophisticated melodies."
The album's track listing is as follows:
1. Mortal Bones (5:31)
2. Trespass (4:47)
3. 1000 Lies (5:43)
4. Lucifer Sam (3:18)
5. Refuge (6:27)
6. Eternal Well (8:37)
7. Dragon Snort (4:59)
Held at the Mohawk on the historic Red River Street in Austin, Texas, American Icon Records (AIR) produced two stages featuring some of the best hard rock and heavy metal bands not only in Austin, but in the state of Texas. Both nights (I only attended day one) included a headliner that played on the open-air stage. Seminal doom faction, Pentagram headed up Independence Day, while The Sword--a local act with a international following--played day two. More...
EasyRider records is very excited to welcome The Well as its latest signing, with upcoming full length "Monomyth" to be released in late summer. EasyRider also comments:
"The Well is a 3 piece out of Austin TX, that captured my attention a few months ago. The sound is raw and big and extremely catchy. The are a hard working band from Austin that have come a long way and are excited to hit the road and support this beast of a record. They will be ALL over SXSW this week here are the dates and shows...."
3/12 – RoadHouse Management/Nuclear Blast Official Showcase @ Red 7
3/13 – Unofficial Showcase Sons of Huns Orchid, Scorpion Child and Mothership. @ Wonderland.
3/14 – Texas Rock ‘n Roll Massacre – Sons of Huns Orchid, Scorpion Child and Mothership. @ Spider House Ballroom