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Latest Facedowninshit News

Below is our complete Facedowninshit 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.

Facedowninshit To Record With Germs Member

Facedowninshit will enter Deco Studios in Los Angelese, CA today to record their rendition of Chuck Berry's "Johnny B. Goode" with Germs drummer Don Bolle. The group has been playing "Johnny B. Goode" live as part of their current set-list on the current Relapse Records Contamination Tour 2006.

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Relapse Records Contamination Tour's First Date?

According to the venue's website, Rumpelstiltskin Grinder, Unearthly Trance Facedowninshit, and Fuck the Facts will be performing at El Torreon in Kansas City, MO on September 6th for what is being billed as the Relapse Records Contamination Tour. More details on the tour are expected the be announced shortly.

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Facedowninshit Announce US Tour Dates

Facedowninshit will tour the U.S. extensively in coming months. Here's the latest tour schedule:

dates w/ Deadbird
3/13 Chattanooga, TN @ Ziggy's
3/14 Nashville, TN @ The Muse w/ Rumpelstiltskin Grinder
3/15 Little Rock, AR @ Downtown Music w/ Municipal Waste, Rumpelstiltskin Grinder, more
3/16 Fort Worth, TX @ Wreck Room w/ Municipal Waste, Torche, more
3/18 Austin, TX @ Room 710 (Relapse Records SXSW Showcase)

dates w/ Municipal Waste, Deadbird
3/19 Houston, TX @ The White Swan
3/20 Baton Rouge, LA @ The Darkroom
3/21 Huntsville, AL @ Liberty Design
3/22 Atlanta, GA @ Drunken Unicorn w/ Withered
3/23 Tampa, FL @ Skatepark Of Tampa Transitions Art Gallery
3/24 Gainesville, FL @ Common Grounds
3/25 Orlando, FL @ Wills Pub

dates w/ Deadbird
3/26 Savannah, GA @ Le Morte Rouge
3/27 Myrtle Beach, SC @ The Social
3/28 Charleston, SC @ Cumberlands
3/29 Wilmington, NC @ Soapbox Laundrolounge
3/30 Charlotte, NC @ The Milestone
3/31 Richmond, VA @ Alley Katz w/ Municipal Waste, Baroness, Magrudergrind
4/1 Washington, DC @ The Warehouse Next Door w/ Lord
4/2 Philadelphia, PA @ Firehouse Bikeshop w/ Black Cobra, The Body, Bonedust
4/7 Harrisonburg, VA @ James Madison University (MacRock 2006)

4/19 Pittsburgh, PA @ Oakland Cafe
4/23 Miami, FL @ Churchhill's
5/2 Phoenix, AZ @ Phix Gallery
5/3 Tijuana, Mexico The Doberman Bar
5/5 Los Angeles, CA @ The Blvd.
5/6 Richmond, CA @ Burnt Ramen w/ Voetsek, Witch Hunt, more
5/9 Mckinleyville, CA @ Six Rivers Brewery
5/10 Eugene, OR @ The Samurai Duck w/ Human Certainty, Age
5/16 Salt Lake City, UT @ The House
5/17 Denver, CO @ 15th St. Tavern
5/20 Minneapolis, MN @ Cum City w/ Faggot, Monsters of Pot
5/21 Madison, WI @ Mierde Verde Warehouse
5/25 Ft. Wayne, IN @ The Viking Dojo w/ Gates of Slumber
5/26 Youngstown, OH @ Nyabinghi w/ Orange Goblin, Scissorfight, more
5/27 Norfolk, VA @ Peppermint Club w/ Disfear, 9 Shocks Terror, more
5/29 Washington, DC @ Rock n Roll Hotel w/ Disfear, 9 Shocks Terror, more

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Relapse Records Announces SXSW Showcase

Relapse Records has announced the details for its 2006 South by Southwest (SXSW) label showcase. This showcase, the labels fifth consecutive at SXSW, will be held at Room 710 (710 Red River Street) on Saturday, March 18th. The show starts promptly at 8 pm and will be open to the public as well as SXSW badge-holders.

This year’s line-up includes CEPHALIC CARNAGE (Denver, CO), ZOMBI (Pittsburgh, PA), FACEDOWNINSHIT (Carrboro, NC), RUMPELSTILTSKIN GRINDER (Philadelphia, PA), RWAKE (Little Rock, AR) as well as a special appearance by MUNICIPAL WASTE (Richmond, VA). This showcase will mark the first SXSW appearance for new label signings FACEDOWNINSHIT, RUMPELSTILTSKIN GRINDER and RWAKE..

The 2006 Relapse Records showcase will be held in conjunction with long-time label supporters X Taster, Rock Sound and Decibel Magazine.

Saturday, March 18th @ 8:00 pm
Room 710 (710 Red River Street, Austin, TX)



The official gig poster can be viewed here.

Additional information on SXSW can be found at the official SXSW website.

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Facedowninshit Complete Relapse Debut

FACEDOWNINSHIT have completed work on their forthcoming Relapse Records debut, entitled NPON. NPON, which stands for Nothing Positive, Only Negative, was recorded at Pontchartrain Studios with engineer Jay Murphy and mastered at Kitchen Mastering (CATHARSIS, MEAT PUPPETS) by Brent Lambert. The final track listing for NPON is "Plasma Center Blues", "NPON", "Countless", "Ten Strip", "Association of Known Undesirables", "Fucked", and "Rough Sleep". FACEDOWNINSHIT guitarist Jason Crumer had this to say about NPON: “I think with this one we deliver what people who have favored our live shows have been wanting. Thanks for sticking with us for so long, hopefully this one will do it for ya'll.”

An April 2006 release date for NPON is expected. Until then, two advance tracks, “NPON” and “Association Of Known Undesirables" are available online now via Relapse and the FDIS myspace page.

Prior to the album’s release, FACEDOWNINSHIT will be co-headlining a U.S. tour with DEADBIRD. This tour will include a stop in Austin, TX where FDIS will perform at the Relapse Records Showcase at the annual SXSW Music Conference. A full listing of just-announced FACEDOWNINSHIT tour dates are as follows: More...

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Facedowninshit Sign To Relapse Records

North Carolina metal/punk outfit Facedowninshit have officially signed with Relapse Records. The group is currently writing material for their Relapse debut, which should be available in spring 2006. In the meantime, you can check out some of their material here. Meanwhile, the band will tour the East Coast during the next few weeks. The following shows have been confirmed:

10/20 Brooklyn, NY @ The Hook w/ Alabama Thunderpussy, Agnosis
10/21 Allentown, PA @ Jeff The Pigeon
10/22 Richmond, VA @ Alley Katz w/ Alabama Thunderpussy, Confessor, Brain Police
10/23 Chapel Hill, NC @ The Reservoir
11/4 Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Roboto Project
11/5 Columbus, OH @ Bernie's Distillery w/ Teeth of the Hydra, Dismal, Dead Sea
11/11 Philadelphia, PA @ Khyber w/ Grief, Otesanek, Syzslak

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