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Brooklyn, NY’s Tombs has announced the band is entering the studio today to begin recording a follow-up to 2011's "Path of Totality."
The band will be working with producer Erik Rutan (Morbid Angel, Cannibal Corpse, Hate Eternal) over the next two weeks at his Mana Recording Studios in St. Petersburg, Florida. Stay tuned for updates from the studio.
Tombs vocalist / guitarist Mike Hill commented on what to expect from the new album: "The new material is darker and more extreme than the last record. The addition of [bassist] Ben Brand and [guitarist] Garett Bussanick have really stepped up the playing and musicianship to a new level."
Brooklyn, NY’s Tombs has announced a set of regional tour dates with NYC's experimental death metallers Pyrrhon. The dates will serve as a gateway between writing a new record and entering the studio to record the follow-up to 2011's "Path of Totality."
Tombs vocalist / guitarist Mike Hill commented on the shows: "These upcoming dates are going to be an opportunity for us to play some of the new material that we've been working on for the last year. This will be the first time we play some of these songs in a live setting."
Tombs has released two full-lengths and one singles / rarities collection via Relapse Records, all of which are available for streaming via Bandcamp here. A complete list of dates is available below. More details on Tombs entering the studio will be available soon.
Aug 17 Syracuse, NY The Lost Horizon w/Pyrrhon/Dialysis/Blood Sun Circle/Cowards
Aug 18 Rochester, NY The Bug Jar w/ Pyrrhon/Blurring/Chillum
Aug 31 Stanhope, NJ Stanhope House w/ Pyrrhon
Brooklyn, NY’s Tombs has announced a two week co-headlining tour with Los Angeles, CA misanthropic sludge rockers and label-mates -16-. The east coast / midwest two week run kicks off on October 13th in Pittsburgh, PA and runs through October 27th in New York City. A complete listing of dates can be found below.
Tombs vocalist / guitarist Mike Hill commented on the tour: “It’s been far too long since 16 has played on the East Coast. I feel fortunate to be part of this."
-16- guitarist Bobby Ferry also chimed in saying: “We’re excited to (finally) be going back to the east coast and midwest. Getting to play with Tombs every night makes it better."
The upcoming Tombs tour dates are: More...
Tombs has premiered a pair of covers of David Bowie’s classic “Heroes” via Ghettoblaster Magazine. You can check out the tracks over here or in the SoundCloud players available below. “Heroes” was originally recorded by David Bowie with Brian Eno in 1977. The “NYC Mix” features both verses in English, while the “Berlin Mix” features a verse in German. More...
Brooklyn's Tombs, which recently released a new video for "Passageways," has now checked in with the following update about recording new material:
"Let's clear this up: 1: We recorded two songs this weekend for two separate releases, one is for a website, the other you'll hear about/see soon enough.
"2: We are not recording for the next album, we are however working on new material, but there will not be a new album released this year.
"3: Best case scenario we start recording in January.
"4: Thanks for all the support, we really appreciate it, really excited to be presenting a brand new song to tide everyone over while we continue the writings process.
"5: Seriously, thanks."
Brooklyn, New York's Tombs has released the new video for the song "Passageways." The track is taken from the band's 2011 release "Path of Totality." The video, which was directed by David Brodsky for Scion A/V Media, is streaming exclusively on Stereogum.com and can be viewed here or in the player below.
Tombs has also unveiled a new custom guitar created by Artists Series Guitars. The design of the guitar is based on the album artwork from "Path of Totality." The guitar is set to be released this spring. Check out a picture of the guitar here.
Tombs has the following upcoming shows with Ulcerate:
5/18: Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie
5/19: New York, NY @ Public Assembly
5/20: Boston, MA @ Great Scott More...
French black metal extremists Svart Crown are invading North American soil for the first time this spring. Starting on May 18th in Philadelphia, Svart Crown will join forces with New Zealand unorthodox death metallers Ulcerate and Brooklyn's Tombs. Below are the dates:
SVART CROWN w/ ULCERATE & TOMBS:
May 18 - Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie
May 19 - Brooklyn, NY @ Public Assembly
May 20 - Boston, MA @ TBA
May 22 - Quebec City, QC @ L'Agitée
May 23 - Montreal, QC @ Katacombes
May 24 - Toronto, ON @ Hard Luck
May 25 - Rochester, NY @ Bug Jar
May 27 - Baltimore, MD @ The Sonar (Maryland Deathfest X) *No SVART CROWN* More...
After a successful American tour, New York metal trio Tombs has announced an upcoming tour in April with Italian punk/metal band Hierophant. The dates are posted below, and you may stream the latest one from Tombs - "Path of Totality" at this location.
Apr. 13 Saarbrücken, Germany Garage
Apr. 14 Tilburg, Holland Roadburn (Tombs only)
Apr. 15 Bremen, Germany Tower
Apr. 16 Karlsruhe, Germany Jubez w/ Pelican
Apr. 17 Schweinfurt, Germany Alter Stattbahnhof
Apr. 18 Prague, Czech Rep Chapeu Rouge
Apr. 19 München, Germany Feierwerk w/ Pelican, Junius, Wolves Like Us
Apr. 20 Berlin, Germany Cassiopeia w/ Pelican
Apr. 21 Brussels, Belgium VK
New York's Tombs has announced a series of upcoming North American tour dates. Details on the run of shows are as follows:
Feb. 10 Ventura, CA Zoey’s Cafe (w/ The Fucking Wrath)
Feb. 11 West Hollywood, CA The Roxy (Scion Relapse Showcase)
Mar. 3 Brooklyn, NY Union Pool
Mar. 29 Boston, MA Middle East (Upstairs) (w/ Morne)
Mar. 30 Keene, NH Knights of Columbus Hall
Mar. 31 Montreal, QC Quai De Brumes
Apr. 1 Toronto, ON Hard Luck
Apr. 6 Wilmington, DE Mojo 13
Apr. 7 Harrisonburg, VA Downtown 34 (part of Macrock)
May 18 Philadelphia, PA Kung Fu Necktie (w/ Ulcerate)
May 19 New York, NY Public Assembly (w/ Ulcerate) More...
Death metallers Ulcerate have revealed that they will be doing a short run of North American tour dates this coming May. The band will be joined by Tombs for the duration of the tour with local support acts expected to appear on select dates. Ulcerate's latest album, "The Destroyers of All," was released last year to critical acclaim. The currently announced dates for the tour can be found in the list below.
05/18 Philadelphia, PA – Kung Fu Necktie
05/19 Brooklyn, NY – Public Assembly
05/20 Boston, MA – TBA
05/22 Quebec City, QC – L’Agitée
05/23 Montreal, QC – Katacombes
05/24 Toronto, ON – Hard Luck
05/25 Rochester, NY – Bug Jar
05/27 Baltimore, MD – The Sonar as part of Maryland Deathfest X
Relapse Records has teamed up with Scion Audio / Visual for a special free label showcase at The Roxy in Hollywood, CA.
This one night only show will take place on February 11th and feature live performances from Relapse powerhouses Exhumed, Black Tusk, Revocation, Tombs, and Royal Thunder. Tickets are extremely limited and are only available via RSVP at this location.
The event will be professionally recorded by Scion and eventually released as a free full-length album with 3-4 tracks from each band. For detailed information on the show, including a preview of the show poster designed by Orion Landau (OBSCURA, REVOCATION) head to the official Scion A/V site here. \
Panopticon360 has posted panoramic, 360 degree footage of a live Tombs concert at St. Vitus in Brooklyn. You can check out the clip below with the songs "Vermillion" and "Path of Totality."
"Path Of Totality," the follow-up to the band's "Winter Hours" release, was recorded at Elmwood Recording studios in Dallas, TX with engineer John Congleton (Baroness, Explosions in the Sky) and was released in June.
Tombs visited the Violitionist.com studios for a live performance of three songs from the band's latest release "Path of Totality." The band ripped through the tracks "Black Hole of Summer," "Constellations," and "Bloodletters."
The Violitionist session was recorded by Michael Briggs on June 16th during the Tombs headlining album release tour for "Path of Totality." The video as well as audio from the session is available here and in the clips below.
Relapse Records has posted a new podcast online, which can be found by heading over to this location. This is the 12th installment of the label's podcasts that will be posted every month highlighting brand new songs from Relapse artists, exclusive interviews, and music.
This month's podcast features an exclusive interview with Matt Harvey of Exhumed talking about the band's recent reformation, and subsequent new album "All Guts, No Glory," and this weekend's performance as part of Maryland Deathfest.
The podcast also includes brand new music from Tombs, Looking for an Answers, Weekend Nachos, Haemorrhage, and more. In other recent Relapse band news, Tombs is currently streaming the band's entire new album "Path of Totality" online.
Tombs is currently streaming the band's entire new "Path Of Totality" album online now through NPR.org. Head over to this location to listen to the songs.
"Path Of Totality," the follow-up to the band's "Winter Hours" release, was recorded at Elmwood Recording studios in Dallas, TX with engineer John Congleton (Baroness, Explosions in the Sky) and is set for a June 7th North American release date. "Path Of Totality" will be available on CD, 2xLP, and digitally and features artwork from Thomas Hooper.
Tombs has posted the title track from the band's forthcoming album "Path Of Totality" online now through MetalSucks.net. You can check out the song by heading over to this location. The band had also previously posted the song "To Cross The Land" online.
"Path Of Totality," the follow-up to the band's acclaimed "Winter Hours" release, was recorded at Elmwood Recording studios in Dallas, TX with engineer John Congleton (Baroness, Explosions in the Sky) and is set for a June 7th North American release date. "Path Of Totality" will be available on CD, 2xLP, and digitally and features artwork from Thomas Hooper.
Tombs has announced a European tour with Italy's The Secret in support of "Path Of Totality." The tour will kick-off on July 26th and includes stops at Ieperfest, TRN Fest, and more. The band's upcoming tour dates are as follows: More...
Tombs has posted a brand new track, "To Cross The Land", from the band's forthcoming album "Path Of Totality" online now at Stereogum.com. Head over here to check out the song. The band had also previously posted the song "Silent World" online.
"Path Of Totality," the follow-up to Tombs' "Winter Hours" release, was recorded at Elmwood Recording studios in Dallas, TX with engineer John Congleton (BARONESS, EXPLOSIONS IN THE SKY, BLACK MOUNTAIN) and has been set for a June 7th North American release date. "Path Of Totality" will be available on CD, 2xLP, and digitally and features artwork from Thomas Hooper.
Tombs also has the following upcoming tour dates:
June 8 Allston, MA Great Scotts (w/ Motherboard, Death Ray Vision, Blacktail)
June 9 New York, NY The Studio @ Webster Hall (Path Of Totality record release show)
***All dates from June 10 thru 17 w/ A STORM OF LIGHT***
June 10 Montreal, QC Katakombes
June 11 Toronto, ON Sneaky Dee's
June 12 Hamtramack, MI Smalls
June 13 Chicago, IL Panchos
June 14 St. Louis, MO Fubar
June 15 Oklahoma City, OK The Conservatory
June 16 Denton, TX Rubber Gloves
June 17 Austin, TX Red 7 (w/ KILL THE CLIENT)
June 18 Houston, TX Mango's
June 19 New Orleans, LA Euclid Records
June 20 Nashville, TN Little Hamilton
The new album from Brooklyn-based apocalyptic metal contingent A Storm of Light is now available through Profound Lore Records. The album features guest appearances by Soundgarden lead guitarist Kim Thayil, Jarboe (ex-Swans), Kris Force (Amber Asylum), Nerissa Campbell, and more. The track listing for "As The Valley Of Death…" goes as follows:
1. Missing (feat. Kim Thayil)
2. Collapse (feat. Jarboe)
3. Black Wolves (feat. Kim Thayil and Nerissa Campbell)
5. Wretched Valley
7. Leave No Wounds
8. Death's Head
9. Wasteland (feat. Jarboe and Kris Force)
An MP3 of the track "Collapse" can also be heard at this location.
The band will be doing a string of initial tour dates with Tombs surrounding the release of the new album. Beginning the run with a co-record release show (since Tombs is also releasing a new album), the tour dates go as follows:
June 9 NYC Studio @ Webster Hall (DUAL Record Release show w/TOMBS)
June 10 Montreal QC @ Catakombs (18+)
June 11 Toronto ON @ Sneaky Dee's (18+)
June 12 Detroit MI, @ Smalls
June 13 Chicago IL, @ Pancho's (21+)
June 14 St. Louis MO, @ Fubar
June 15 Oklahoma City OK, @ The Conservatory
June 17 Austin, TX @ Red 7
Tombs has posted the track “Silent World," taken from the band's forthcoming album "Path Of Totality," online now through NPR.org at this location. "Path Of Totality," the follow-up to "Winter Hours," was recorded at Elmwood Recording studios in Dallas, TX with engineer John Congleton and has been set for a June 7th North American release date. "Path Of Totality" will be available on CD, 2xLP, and digitally and features artwork from Thomas Hooper of Hoopers Electric.
The band had also previously posted a "Path Of Totality" track titled “Vermillion” online via the Tombs Facebook page at this location.
Additionally, Tombs has announced the details for the "Path Of Totality" record release show for June 9th at The Studio at Webster Hall in New York, NY. This show will include guests A Storm of Light, Panzer Bastard, and more. The band has also confirmed a number of northeastern tour dates around this record release show. Details are as follows:
06/08/11 Allston, MA United States Great Scotts w/ Motherboar, Death Ray Vision, Blacktail
06/09/11 New York, NY United States The Studio @ Webster Hall record release show w/ A Storm of Light, Bastard Sapling, Panzer Bastard
06/10/11 Montreal, QC Canada Katakombes
06/11/11 Toronto, ON Canada Sneaky Dee's
06/12/11 Hamtramack, MI United States Smalls
06/13/11 Chicago, IL United States Panchos
06/14/11 St. Louis, MO United States Fubar
06/15/11 Oklahoma City, OK United States The Conservatory
Tombs has posted the first preview track, "Vermillion," from the band's forthcoming album "Path Of Totality" online now. You can check out the song by heading over to the Tombs Facebook page.
"Path Of Totality," the follow-up to the "Winter Hours" release, was recorded at Elmwood Recording studios in Dallas, TX with engineer John Congleton and has been set for a June 7th North American release date. "Path Of Totality" will be available on CD, 2xLP, and digitally and features artwork from Thomas Hooper of Hoopers Electric.
The upcoming Tombs tour dates are as follows:
March 25 Miami, FL Churchhill's
March 26 Orlando, FL Will's Pub
March 27 Atlanta, GA Archive Gallery
March 28 Charlotte, NC The Milestone
March 29 Richmond, VA Gallery 5
March 30 Washington, DC The Red Door
March 31 Philadelphia, PA Kung Fu Necktie
April 1 Worcester, MA Club Oasis
April 2 Allston, MA O'Brien's