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The second annual Autumn Screams Doom fest descends upon Baltimore, MD on October 25th and 26th at the Ottobar.
This year’s rendition of the fest features an exclusive East Coast appearance from none other than Loss. Other highlights include the first Maryland appearance of Rhode Island’s Churchburn, doom mainstays Iron Man (recently signed with Rise Above Records), Virginia’s Satan's Satyrs, and doom miscreants Uzala. The complete lineup and details on the bands is located below.
Friday, October 25th
SINISTER HAZE (Richmond, VA)
SERPENT THRONE (Philadelphia, PA)
NEGATIVE REACTION (Long Island, NY)
IRON MAN (Gaithersburg, MD)
WEED IS WEED (Frederick, MD)
SUNBURSTER (Philadelphia, PA)
Saturday, October 26th
LOSS (Nashville, TN)
SATAN’S SATYRS (Herndon, VA)
UZALA (Boise, ID)
CHURCHBURN (Pawtucket, RI)
DRUGLORD (Richmond, VA)
WIZARD EYE (Philadelphia, PA)
Unholy Anarchy Records, in conspiracy with At War With False Noise (UK), will be recording the fest in preparation for a double LP compilation that will feature a live track from each band playing the fest. The compilation will be mixed and mastered by Zack Allen of Obsidian Eye Studios, who mastered the vinyl edition of Loss’s "Despond," and more recently, mixed the Recluse demo tape. Anton Escobar will handle the complete artwork and gatefold layout.
NYC godfathers of sludge Negative Reaction have announced the recent return of drummer John "Old Mac" MacDonald to the fold. He is considered by many to be the definitive Negative Reaction drummer, having played on their landmark "Under The Ancient Penalty" CD.
As the band continues gigging in support of their newest doom metal classic "Tales From The Insomniac" (Spare Change Records) they are also working on new material for an upcoming four-way split CD with soon to be announced bands.
Spare Change Records will release a split with When The Deadbolt Breaks and Negative Reaction. The album will feature four songs per band and a Black Sabbath cover with members of both bands combined. PsycheDOOMelic Records is co-releasing the album and handling European distribution. The effort will see an August 21st release.