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Below is our complete sBACH 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.

sBACH Announces Tour Dates w/ Pinback

Talk about taking a departure. Spencer Seim, the man who serves as the axe shredder of Hella and the skins man of The Advantage, dropped his new album back in August under the pseudonym of sBACH on Suicide Squeeze.

The band recently released a cover of Paula Abdul's "Cold Hearted Snake," which you can download here.

For those who want to hear some sBACH originals, you can catch them on tour with These Arms Are Snakes in September and, just announced, opening for Pinback in October.

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These Arms Are Snakes Announce West Coast Tour

These Arms Are Snakes has announced they will be taking friends and label-mates sBACH (aka Spencer Seim from Hella / The Advantage) on a quick tour down the West Coast to shake some heads, and together, unleash their new material on the unsuspecting masses.

Set for release on October 7th is These Arms Are Snakes' newest masterpiece, "Tail Swallower & Dove," and due out later this month (August 19th to be exact), Seim, aka sBACH, drops his electronic blast-beaten melee, "sBACH," on his fanbase of Nintendo-charged gamers.

Here are the These Arms Are Snakes tour dates with sBACH:

SUN AUG 31 – Seattle WA, Bumbershoot (no sBACH)
FRI SEPT 5 – Portland OR, Dante's (no sBACH)
FRI SEPT 12 – Spokane WA, Big Dipper
SAT SEPT 13 – Tacoma WA, Hell's Kitchen
TUE SEPT 16 – Grass City CA, Center for the Arts
WED SEPT 17 – San Francisco CA, Bottom of the Hill
THU SEPT 18 – Los Angeles CA, Spaceland
FRI SEPT 19 – Pomona CA, Elks Pomona Lodge
SAT SEPT 20 – San Diego CA, Che Café Collective
SUN SEPT 21 – Santa Barbara CA, Muddy Waters
TUE SEPT 23 – Reno NV, Tonic Lounge

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sBACH Posts New Songs Online, Free Download

Spencer Seim, the man who serves as the feral axe shredder of Hella and the skins man of The Advantage, will be dropping his new album on August 19th under the nom de guerre of sBACH entitled sBACH on Suicide Squeeze Records. After being backed up into a corner, Mr. Seim concurred to leaking three tracks from this soon to be renowned opus on his MySpace page.

The label describes the album:

"'sBACH' by sBACH is a frenetic mélange akin to the collective sights, sounds and sugar rushes in the heads of an entire elementary school being locked into a Chuck E. Cheese franchise while having to subside on an all you can eat buffet of Fun Dip and Pixie Stix as the animatronic band dishes out phosphorescent doom riffs while running amok with the blips and bleeps.

"Taking cues from the choppy spazz-math of Hella and the 8 bit Nintendo cacophony of The Advantage, Seim utilizes the trademarks steez and proclivities of his two musical ventures to create a new one which morphs into a kitschy, stoner rock fueled archfiend chock full of bastardized jazz rhythms and chicken scratch electronica. With the grating jingles and chimes of an explosion at a pinball machine factory and the caffeinated scour of just about any song that features Seim's vivid musical talent, sBACH will fray the senses and leave you begging for more."

In addition to sampling the MySpace songs, you can download track 5 from "Tripwire" here.

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