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Braveyoung

Formed: 2009
From: NC, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Braveyoung News

Below is our complete Braveyoung 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.

The Body/Braveyoung Album To See Vinyl Release

Following an initial CD release in September 2011, amidst several regional tours together, "Nothing Passes" -- the collaborative release between apocalyptic noise/doom duo The Body and orchestral rock harbingers Braveyoung -- will now get the deluxe vinyl treatment.

Recorded in a collaborative session at Providence's Machines With Magnets (Battles, Daughters, Lightning Bolt, Chinese Stars), "Nothing Passes" is a layered but cohesive voyage through cavernous, noise-laden tumult and chaos, ethereal horror-soundtrack creepouts and even serene acoustic passages, exploring new styles for both acts. The album features vocal contributions from members of The Assembly Of Light Choir who have collaborated live with The Body and Braveyoung, as well as a cover of Exuma's song, "The Vision."

Set for release via At A Loss Recordings, the label responsible for releasing the initial CD version, the LP version of "Nothing Passes" will be available to the public on April 24th. The black vinyl pressing is housed in a high-quality chipboard cover with an uncoated heavyweight insert. A photo of the package can be found here. Pre-orders are now available here.

Additionally, The Assembly Of Light Choir -- who appear on "Nothing Passes," in addition to playing a major role in The Body's 2010-released "All The Waters Of The Earth Turn To Blood" LP -- is preparing to release a new album this May. The ensemble has launched a Kickstarter campaign to help fund the project here.

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The Body Announces New Shows

Following a myriad of regional touring together, as well as their recently released fully collaborative full-length "Nothing Passes," apocalyptic doom duo The Body and orchestral/drone rock outfit Braveyoung have just confirmed another stint of shows together.

The new tour will tangle with eight East Coast cities in early February, which will see both acts performing individual sets, in addition to an additional collaborative set with both bands simultaneously performing material from the "Nothing Passes" album on several of the dates. The Body's upcoming tour dates are as follows:

West Coast Tour w/ Thou [remaining dates]:
1/13/2012 Burial Grounds – Salem, OR
1/14/2012 924 Gilman Street – Berkeley, CA w/ Brainoil
1/15/2012 Submission – San Francisco, CA w/ Brainoil
1/16/2012 Pioneer – Santa Cruz CA
1/17/2012 The Smell – Los Angeles, CA
1/18/2012 Bica – Tijuana, Mexico
1/19/2012 house show – Rosarito, Mexico
1/20/2012 Che Cafe – San Diego, CA
1/21/2012 The Trunkspace – Phoenix, AZ
1/22/2012 The Train Yard – Las Cruces, NM
1/23/2012 Sons of Hermann Hall – Dallas, TX
1/24/2012 Zeitgeist – New Orleans, LA

The Body & Braveyoung East Coast Tour:
2/04/2012 Bull City Metal Fest – Durham, NC
2/05/2012 The Courthouse Downtown – Rock Hill, NC
2/06/2012 Drunken Unicorn – Atlanta, GA
2/07/2012 The Milestone – Charlotte, NC
2/08/2012 Floristree – Baltimore, MD
2/09/2012 Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, NY
2/10/2012 Dad City – Amherst, MA
2/13/2012 AS220 – Providence, RI

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The Body Streaming New Collaborative Album

BrooklynVegan is now hosting a stream of the entire "Nothing Passes" album, which is a collaborative album between apocalyptic noise/doom duo The Body and orchestral/drone rock outfit Braveyoung. Listen to the entire album here.

"Nothing Passes" will be officially released this Tuesday, September 27th on CD, with a deluxe LP version coming together for release sometime in early 2012. Both bands are also selling the album directly to fans on their ongoing month-long tour together, currently on the West Coast this week as the bands tour their way back across the country on their way home over the next week and a half. Remaining dates are as follows:

9/22/2011 Big Tree – Arcata, CA
9/24/2011 Plan B – Portland, OR
9/25/2011 Comet Tavern – Seattle, WA
9/26/2011 Shredder – Boise, ID
9/28/2011 Blast-O-Mat – Denver, CO
9/29/2011 Studded Bird – Kansas City, MO
9/30/2011 APOP – St. Louis, MO
10/01/2011 Little Hamilton – Nashville, TN
10/02/2011 The Get Down – Asheville, NC
10/03/2011 Strange Matter – Richmond, VA

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The Body Streaming New Track

The previously announced tour with Rhode Island’s apocalyptic noise/doom duo The Body and North Carolina’s orchestral/drone rock harbingers Braveyoung embarks today. The run is in support of their upcoming collaborative full-length "Nothing Passes" and today Pitchfork Media is hosting the title track to the album.

Check out "Nothing Passes" by navigating your browser over to this location.

Though the official release date for the CD pressing of "Nothing Passes" is set for September 27th, At A Loss has made the album available digitally online, and a deluxe LP version is coming together for release sometime in early 2012. The Body and Braveyoung have the following upcoming tour dates: More...

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The Body Announces Collaboration Album

At A Loss Recordings has confirmed a collaborative full-length release between Rhode Island’s apocalyptic noise/doom duo The Body and North Carolina’s orchestral/drone rock harbingers Braveyoung.

With both bands having already performed live together multiple times, including a mini-tour earlier this year where the members of both The Body and Braveyoung performed collaborative material live in several cities of the tour, the time came for the bands to unite their sonic crafts together on tape. After a collaborative recording session at Providence’s Machines With Magnets earlier this year, the end result has surfaced as "Nothing Passes," which also also features vocal contributions from members of The Assembly Of Light Choir.

At A Loss will release "Nothing Passes" worldwide on September 27th in CD and digital formats, with the vinyl pressing due early in 2012. The track listing and artwork are available below.

1. Song One
2. Song Two
3. Nothing Passes
4. The Vision More...

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Blacklisted Announces US Tour Dates

Philadelphia's Blacklisted has announced the following tour dates:

01/15: New York, NY @ Cake Shop w/ The Hope Conspiracy, United Nations, Mother Of Mercy
02/11: Wilkes-Barre, PA @ Café Metropolis w/ Strike Anywhere, This Time Next Year
02/14: Baltimore, MD @ The Ottobar w/ Pulling Teeth, Strike Anywhere, Ruiner
02/15: Greensboro, NC @ Legitimate Venue w/ Advent, Braveyoung
02/16: Birmingham, AL @ Firehouse w/ PS Elliot
02/17: Memphis, TN @ Hi Tone w/ American Gods
02/18: Austin, TX @ Red 7 w/ The Burden
02/20: Phoenix, AZ @ 23 West
02/21: San Diego, CA @ Che Cafe w/ Nails
02/22: San Francisco, CA @ Thee Parkside w/ Streetwalkers
02/23: Anaheim,CA @ Chain Reaction w/ Fell To Low
02/25: Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre w/ Crooked Ways
02/26: Kansas City, MO @ Scion Lab
02/27: Minneapolis, MN @ The Beat w/ Harms Way, Arms Adrift
02/28: Chicago, IL @ Subterranean
03/01: Cleveland, OH @ Now Thats Class w/ Reverse The Curse, Puriah
03/02: Erie, PA @ Forward Hall
03/03: Albany, NY @ Valentines w/ Aficionado, Columbia
03/04: Haverhill, MA @ Anchors Up w/ Gods And Queens, The Carrier, The First Annual
03/05: Long Island, NY @ Broadway w/ Gods And Queens, Incendiary, Polygon
03/06: New York CIty, NY @ Cake Shop w/ Gods And Queens
03/07: Philadelphia, PA @ The Barbary w/ Gods And Queens

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Giant Changes Name To Braveyoung

North Carolina's GIANT has announced that they intend to move forward under the moniker BRAVEYOUNG. The band comments:

"To avoid inevitable legal repercussions, we have decided to stop using the name Giant. Braveyoung will be the name we now collectively function under. Nothing is changing, we are still the same band, but this has been a long time coming, and we are finally confident enough to go forward with it. It's only a name."

2009 promises to be a big year for the band, who will soon be releasing a 10-inch entitled "Bloom." Later in the year, the band will release a full-length followup to their 2005 debut, "Song." Details surrounding both releases are forthcoming.

“Braveyoung, like Giant, is only a moniker,” explains Zachary. “If we could, we would call ourselves ‘Zachary Isaac Ben Derrick Kyle,’ but I suppose it doesn’t work that way.”

As for the immediate future, BRAVEYOUNG has a two-week tour with Advent and Torch Runner coming up in early February and shortly following that will come an announcement concerning a full US with Tides.

“We just like to play,” confesses Zachary, “and don’t really think about much else. As with any other form of expression, it is and will continue to be a constantly growing and evolving process. If it wasn’t, there’d be no point in us continuing on.”

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