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Latest Wetnurse News

Below is our complete Wetnurse 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.

"NYC Sucks, Volume 2" Released For Free Download

Volume 2 of "NYC Sucks," the completely free compilation that MetalSucks.net has put together, is now available for download and streaming here. The free download contains high-quality 320kbps MP3s, as well as a PDF of digital liner notes with information about all the bands.

Here's the tracklisting for "NYC Sucks, Volume 2":

1. Wetnurse – “Not Your Choice”
2. Tombs – “The Great Silence”
3. Moth Eater – “Aftermath”
4. Hull – “Healer”
5. The Austerity Program – “Song 6?
6. Defeatist – “Dawn of No Light”
7. Goes Cube – “Year of the Human”
8. Krallice – “Autochthon”
9. Empyreon – “Beyond Perception”
10. Abacinate – “The Bundy Curse”
11. IKILLYA – “Godsize”
12. Atakke – “Fight Makes Right”
13. The Ghost in Black and White – “Restraint Impalement”

Volume 1, featuring fourteen more great bands and songs, is still available for free download here.

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MetalSucks Announces Free Compilations

MetalSucks.net has announced two free compilations coming early next year, featuring underground bands from the ever growing New York City metal scene. Entitled "NYC Sucks," Volume 1 will contain 14 songs by as many bands and will be released on January 18th. Volume 2, containing 13 tracks, will be released on February 22nd. Both compilations will be available for download on MetalSucks, will contain high-quality 320kbps MP3s, and will include a PDF of digital liner notes with information about all the bands.

Here are the bands featured on volumes 1 and 2:

Volume 1: (Jan 18)
1. East of the Wall
2. Made out of Babies
3. Tiger Flowers
4. Black Anvil
5. Naam
6. Batillus
7. Meek is Murder
8. The Binary Code
9. Castevet
10. Hung
11. Wizardry
12. Pyrrhon
13. Mutant Supremacy
14. Incendiary

Volume 2: (Feb 22)
1. Wetnurse
2. Tombs
3. Moth Eater
4. Hull
5. The Austerity Program
6. Defeatist
7. Goes Cube
8. Krallice
9. Empyreon
10. Abacinate
11. ikillya
12. Atakke
13. The Ghost in Black and White

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Today Is The Day Signs To Black Market Activities

Today Is The Day has announced their signing to Black Market Activities. Black Market Activities will release Today Is The Day’s ninth studio album in 2011.

August 21, 2010, Today Is The Day kicks off its first US tour in two years. The tour includes dates with Unsane, Keelhaul, and A Storm Of Light, as well as an appearance at the AmRep 25th Anniversary Bash, alonsgide Melvins, Boss Hog, and Hammerhead. The live Today Is The Day line-up consists of frontman Steve Austin, bassist Ryan Jones (Wetnurse) and drummer Curran Reynolds (Wetnurse).

TODAY IS THE DAY tour dates are as follows:

Aug 21 - Ithaca, NY @ The Haunt (w/ Keelhaul)
Aug 22 - Toronto, ON, CANADA @ Sneaky Dee’s (w/ Unsane, Keelhaul)
Aug 23 - Akron, OH @ Backstage Concert Club (w/ Unsane, Keelhaul)
Aug 24 - Chicago, IL @ Empty Bottle (w/ Unsane, Keelhaul)
Aug 25 - Milwaukee, WI @ Cactus Club (w/ Keelhaul)
Aug 26 - Madison, WI @ High Noon (w/ Unsane, Keelhaul)
Aug 28 - Minneapolis, MN @ Grumpy’s (AmRep 25th Anniversary Bash w/ Melvins, Boss Hog, Hammerhead)
Aug 30 - Newport, KY @ Southgate House
Aug 31 - Pittsburgh, PA @ 31st St Pub (w/ A Storm Of Light)
Sept 1 - Baltimore, MD @ Ottobar (w/ A Storm Of Light)
Sept 2 - Philadelphia, PA @ North Star Bar
Sept 3 - New York, NY @ Santos (w/ A Storm Of Light)
Sept 4 - Providence, RI @ AS220 (w/ A Storm Of Light)

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Wetnurse Set To Embark On Tour

Wetnurse is set to embark this week on a short US tour. Wetnurse's latest album, "Invisible City," is out now on Seventh Rule Recordings. Here are the latest Wetnurse tour dates:

Nov 6 - Pittsburgh, PA @ 31st St Pub (w/ Complete Failure, Hero Destroyed)
Nov 7 - Indianapolis, IN @ The Dojo (w/ The Dream Is Dead, Struck By Lightning)
Nov 8 - Chicago, IL @ Subterranean (w/ Harpoon, Lord Mantis)
Nov 10 - Richmond, VA @ The Triple (w/ The Atlas Moth, War Graves)
Nov 11 - Philadelphia, PA @ Starlight Ballroom (w/ The Atlas Moth, Javelina, Woe)
Nov 12 - Baltimore, MD @ Sidebar (w/ The Atlas Moth, 4th Horseman)
Nov 13 - New Brunswick, NJ @ Court Tavern (w/ The Atlas Moth, Torchbearer)
Nov 14 - Providence, RI @ The Sweatshop (w/ The Atlas Moth, the_Network)
Nov 15 - Allston, MA @ Unit 11 (w/ The Atlas Moth, Ramming Speed)
Nov 17 - Brooklyn, NY @ Union Pool (w/ The Atlas Moth, Dark Castle)

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Javelina Posts New Music Online

JAVELINA has posted the new tracks, “You’re Going To Hate This” and “Black Blizzard,” from their Translation Loss Records debut release, entitled "Beasts Among Sheep" at their MySpace page. The album was released on September 29th.

JAVELINA’s new record "Beasts Among Sheep" was recorded at Volume Studios in Chicago, IL by Sanford Parker Parker (Minsk, Pelican, Nachtmystium), mastered by Collin Jordan at The Boiler Room, and features artwork by Philadelphia’s very own Old City Tattoo stalwart artist Jason Goldberg. More...

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Lord Mantis Announces East Coast Tour w/ Wetnurse

Chicago's blackened sludge band, Lord Mantis, has announced that they will be joining labelmates, Wetnurse, for a week of dates down the East Coast this summer.

Lord Mantis features a former member of Nachtmystium and a current member of Indian. Lord Mantis' debut full length, Spawning The Nephilim, hits stores April 28 via Seventh Rule Recordings.

06/27 - Philadelphia, PA @ The M Room
06/28 - Baltimore, MD @ Talking Head
06/30 - Gainesville, FL @ The Atlantic
07/01 - Tampa, FL @ The Brass Mug
07/02 - Miami, FL @ Churchill's
07/03 - Tallahassee, FL @ The Engine Room
07/04 - Savannah, GA @ The Wormhole

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Ocean, Salome To Play Show No Mercy Concert

On the heels of "Pantheon Of The Lesser," their second album for Important Records, and subsequent features in Decibel, Metal Maniacs, and Terrorizer, Portland, Maine quartet OCEAN is joining Virginia trio SALOME (featuring members of AGORAPHOBIC NOSEBLEED) for a night of epic doom February 15 at Brooklyn, New York's Public Assembly (formerly Galapagos) as part of the third installment of Pitchfork's monthly SHOW NO MERCY Showcase. (The first two events were headlined by Nachtmystium/Velnius and Skeletonwitch/Cannabis Corpse, respectively.)

OCEAN and SALOME will be joined by Boston riff rockers RIFF CANNON and Brooklyn's own icy minimalist doom crew BATILLUS. Future SHOW NO MERCY events will include Tombs, Crucifier, Wetnurse, Krieg, and Krallice, among others.

Each month, artist SELDON HUNT (Neurosis, Khanate, Jesu, Isis, etc.) will create original SHOW NO MERCY flyer designs. The series is organized by BRANDON STOSUY, who writes Pitchfork's monthly metal column, SHOW NO MERCY.

You can view the latest flier here and get more information on the show here.

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Khann and Wetnurse US Tour Dates

Khann will embark on an east coast tour of the U.S. with Wetnurse beginning early October. Here are the tour dates:

10/5 - WILMINGTON, NC @ Soapbox
10/6 - CHARLOTTE, NC @ The Milestone w/ Skeletonwitch,
10/7 - ATLANTA, GA @ The Drunken Unicorn
10/8 - ORLANDO, FL @ Black Box Collective
10/9 - MIAMI, FL @ Churchill's w/ Light Yourself on Fire
10/10 - TAMPA, FL @ Transitions Gallery w/ Light Yourself on Fire
10/11 - TALLAHASSEE, FL @ St Mike's w/ Light Yourself on Fire
10/14 - NASHVILLE, TN @ The Five Spot
10/16 - INDIANAPOLIS, IN @ The 1511
10/17 - CHICAGO, IL @ Beat Kitchen w/ Plague Bringer
10/18 - DAYTON, OH @ Dayton Dirt Collective
10/19 - PITTSBURGH, PA @ Smiling Moose w/ Complete Failure
10/21 - KINGSTON, NY @ The Basement
10/22 - BURLINGTON, VT @ Wasted City w/ Romans
10/23 - PORTLAND, ME @ Geno's
10/24 - WORCESTER, MA @ Forbes Street
10/26 - DOYLESTOWN, PA @ Moose Lodge w/ No People
11/2 - BROOKLYN, NY @ Europa w/ Harvey Milk

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Wetnurse Announces Release Date for New Album

Seventh Rule Recordings announces September 30 as the release date for "Invisible City," the new full-length album by Wetnurse. "Invisible City" was recorded and mixed by Martin Bisi (Swans, Helmet) at B.C. Studio in Brooklyn, NY, and was mastered by Alan Douches (Converge, Mastodon) at West West Side Music. The album will be available on CD and as a double vinyl gatefold LP.

The track listing is as follows:

1. Conversations With The Moon
2. Not Your Choice
3. Growing Pains
4. Life At Stake
5. Sacred Peel
6. Your Last Flower
7. Missing Lion Returns
8. Slow Your Spell, Miss Hell More...

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Wetnurse Signs To Seventh Rule Recordings

Seventh Rule Recordings has officially announced the addition of Wetnurse to its roster. Seventh Rule Recordings owner Scott Flaster describes Wetnurse:

"The urgency of early hardcore; the aggro, off-kilter noise of the AmRep heyday; the raw, outcast power of early death metal; the melodic transcendence of classic rock... All these influences exist within Wetnurse's music, yet theirs is something totally new and

The band self-released an album in 2004. Meanwhile, their Seventh Rule debut, titled "Invisible City," was recorded and mixed by Martin Bisi (Sonic Youth, Helmet) at Brooklyn's B.C. Studios and mastered by Alan Douches (Mastodon). The effort will be available this fall. In the interim, you can listen to a song from the new album here.

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