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It was the early 90's - seemingly out of nowhere, a little grunge band called Nirvana began outselling massive commercial artists like Michael Jackson. This immediately caught the attention of the giant record companies. These small underground bands branded as alternative or post-punk went from being inconsequential to being potential behemoths in record sales - and the hunt began.
Hungrily sweeping for the next Nirvana, a buying frenzy ensued as small indie labels were bought out by the commercial labels on a never before seen scale. A&R execs would see random alt-rock bands perform in a bar and appear after their set offering unheard of financial offers and immediate global exposure. It seemed these band members were set for life - so what happened?
Verity is revealed in "Underground Inc: The Unsung Story of Alternative Rock," an upcoming documentary destined to be the ultimate look at the alternative punk and metal scene in the 90's, and a must see for serious music lovers. Told by the artists who pioneered a sonic subculture, this feature-length documentary tells the real story of the 90's - exposing viewers to an amazing catalog of the era's rarities and buried treasures, while re-living the struggles, triumphs and tragedies, as well as the debauchery.
"Underground Inc." features interviews with members of White Zombie, Queens Of The Stone Age, Primus, Bad Religion, Stone Sour, Clutch, Red Fang, Failure, Ministry, Quicksand, Helmet, Steve Albini, Sepultura and dozens more. More...
Relapse has a new winter 2016 sampler available for streaming below and up for free download here. The label comments:
"Relapse Records is excited to present one of our largest and most diverse yearly samplers to date, featuring music from all corners of the metalsphere and beyond.
"We’ve gathered 41 tracks taken from new and upcoming releases, including music from rising stars like Gatecreeper, Nothing, Inter Arma, and Gruesome, tracks from sonic boundary-pushers Myrkur, Survive, Brain Tentacles, and Boris, and songs from brand-new signees The Obsessed, King Woman, Cloakroom, and Integrity.
"The sampler also includes new music from Relapse heavyweights Red Fang, Obscura, Obituary, The Album Leaf, and many more alongside selections from our recent reissues of classic albums by Death, Pentagram, and more." More...
Red Fang, which recently released fourth album "Only Ghosts" via Relapse Records, kicks off a first U.S. tour in support of the album tomorrow at Slim’s in San Francisco.
With the start of the tour, Red Fang also launches a coloring book contest featuring art created by Tim Root. The coloring book page, which will be featured in the upcoming issue of New Noise Magazine, is available for download via this location.
Entries will be accepted through December 15th with prize packages including a variety of Red Fang merch and a subscription to the magazine. More...
Red Fang released new album "Only Ghosts" on October 14th via Relapse Records and is now gearing up to hit the road with Torche and Whores. Dates for the trek are as follows:
Nov 18 San Francisco, CA Slims
Nov 19 Pomona, CA Glasshouse
Nov 20 Los Angeles, CA Terragram Ballroom
Nov 22 San Diego, CA Casbah
Nov 23 Phoenix, AZ Rebel Lounge
Nov 25 Austin, TX Mohawk
Nov 26 Dallas, TX Three Links
Nov 27 Houston, TX Warehouse Studio
Nov 29 Atlanta, GA Masquerade (Hell)
Nov 30 Durham, NC Motorco
Dec 1 Washington, DC Rock and Roll Hotel
Dec 2 Philadelphia, PA Underground Arts
Dec 3 Brooklyn,, NY The Music Hall of Williamsburg
Dec 4 Boston, MA The Sinclair
Dec 5 New York, NY Mercury Lounge
Dec 7 Pittsburgh, PA Spirit Lounge
Dec 8 Cleveland, OH Beachland Ballroom
Dec 9 Detroit, MI El Club
Dec 10 Chicago, IL Metro
Dec 11 Bloomington, IL Castle Theater
Dec 13 Denver, CO Bluebird Theater
Dec 14 Salt Lake City, UT Urban Lounge
Dec 15 Boise, ID Neurolux
Dec 16 Seattle, WA Showbox
Dec 17 Portland, OR Wonder Ballroom More...
Red Fang released new album "Only Ghosts" on October 14th via Relapse Records and has now unveiled an in-depth album commentary companion video.
This new video covers all aspects of the album process, from personal elements to producer influence, and includes a thorough track-by-track walkthrough straight from the band. Haven't heard "Only Ghosts" yet? The full album is available for streaming here.
Red Fang releases "Only Ghosts" tomorrow via Relapse Records and is now streaming the 10-song album online in full.
The band, currently touring Europe with a show in Cologne this evening, has also unveiled a 16-bit video game that can be found at here. Fangtris is a twist on the classic Tetris game, inviting players to stack the band’s gear on stage before the show starts.
"Only Ghosts" was recorded earlier this year at Ross Robinson’s Venice, Calif. studio, with Robinson handling production and Joe Barresi mixing the album. The band said of the experience: “Working with Ross and Joe on this record was a huge leap forward for us. The process was very challenging and rewarding, and I think we’re a better band for it. This album expresses exactly where we’re at. We’re super proud of it!” More...
Red Fang today premieres another new song entitled "No Air", taken from the upcoming new album "Only Ghosts", which will be out in stores tomorrow, October 14th through Relapse Records.
Check out now "No Air" below.
Red Fang today premieres a new song entitled "The Deep", taken from the upcoming new album "Only Ghosts", which will be out in stores this Friday, October 14th through Relapse.
Check out now "The Deep" below. Says band bassist/vocalist Aaron Beam of the track: "I would like to introduce you to a song called ‘The Deep‘ from our new record, ‘Only Ghosts‘. It’s about some heavy shit in my life, but I am glad to be able to share it with you.
"Maybe you can pull something out of it that you identify with. Maybe not. Maybe you will think this song sucks. That’s all fine! I feel that we did the subject justice and I am very proud of it. I especially like Bryan’s screams on the choruses and the lonely, plaintive guitar that David ad-libbed at the end." More...
Red Fang premieres a new song entitled "Cut It Short", taken from the upcoming new album "Only Ghosts", which will be out in stores this Friday, October 14th through Relapse.
Check out now "Cut It Short" below.
Catch Red Fang live touring Europe and North America this fall and winter on the following dates: More...
Red Fang premieres a new song entitled "Living In Lye", taken from the upcoming new album "Only Ghosts", which will be out in stores October 14th through Relapse.
Check out now "Living In Lye" below.
In other news, Red Fang has teamed up with Portland OR’s "Stumptown Coffee Roasters" to launch its own limited edition blend called "The Deep". Comments the band: More...
Red Fang premieres a new song entitled "Not For You", taken from the upcoming new album "Only Ghosts", which will be out in stores October 14 via Relapse Records.
Check out now "Not For You" via BBC Radio 1's "Rock Show With Daniel P Carter" HERE, skipping ahead to 02:27:00.
Portland's Red Fang premieres a new song and music video entitled "Shadows", taken from the upcoming new album "Only Ghosts", which will be out in stores October 14 via Relapse Records.
Check out now "Shadows" below. Comments the band's singer/guitar player Bryan Giles of the "Predator"-like clip:
"We had the pleasure of working with Whitey McConnaughy again on another music video. It was a crazy adventure through the woods in rural Oregon. It has stunt men, real firepower and some great explosions! We had a blast on this one." More...
A second studio video focusing on the David Sullivan's guitar tracking for the band's new album "Only Ghosts" with producer Ross Robinson (Korn, Slipknot) is streaming below. The album will be out in stores October 14 via Relapse Records.
Check out now "Only Ghosts In-Studio Episode 2 - Guitars" below.
Red Fang, which will release "Only Ghosts" on October 14th via Relapse Records, has announced a first tour in support of the 10-song album, kicking off on November 18th at Slim’s in San Francisco.
Torche and Whores will support on all U.S. dates, which are sponsored by Revolver Magazine, Orange Amps and Dunlop, while Torche will also join Red Fang on a forthcoming European trek. Tickets are on-sale this Friday.
The band has also premiered the first in a multi-part series of behind-the-scenes webisodes documenting studio sessions for "Only Ghosts." This first clip, which can be seen below, focuses on John Sherman and the drum tracks.
Red Fang recently announced the October 14th release of "Only Ghosts" via Relapse Records. The band is als now streaming “Flies," a new song from the Ross Robinson-produced album.
"Only Ghosts" was recorded earlier this year at Robinson’s Venice, California studio. In a recent Revolver Magazine interview, bass player Aaron Beam joked that the experience of working beachside was “pretty miserable,” later adding that working with Ross encouraged the band to take a different approach to recording. “He really digs into the meaning behind the songs so that when you’re recording, you’re doing it with conviction and purpose. It’s less about the little technical things. He’s more concerned with getting a performance and focusing on what you’re trying to give the world by making this music in the first place.”
Joe Barresi (Queens of the Stone Age, Tool, Melvins) mixed the album. “Working with Ross and Joe on this record was a huge leap forward for us,” said the band jointly. “The process was very challenging and rewarding, and I think we’re a better band for it. This album expresses exactly where we’re at. We’re super proud of it and can’t wait for people to hear it!”
2. Cut It Short
4. No Air
6. Not For You
7. The Smell of the Sound
8. The Deep
9. I Am a Ghost
10. Living in Lye More...
Red Fang has a new album coming via Relapse Records on October 14th, 2016 and now a brief teaser trailer is online - check it out below. You can also catch the band live across Europe in September and October (full dates available here).
Portland’s Red Fang has announced a run of headlining European and U.K. dates this coming fall. Direct support for the entire tour will come from label-mates Torche, while God Damn will appear on the U.K. dates. An opener will be announced shortly for the European shows. A complete listing of dates is available below.
Red Fang recently completed recording a third full-length album with famed producer Ross Robinson (At The Drive In, The Cure, Sepultura) at Robinson’s Venice, California studio. The as-yet-untitled album is tentatively scheduled for a fall 2016 release, with more info to be announced shortly. More...
Portland's Red Fang has announced a new run of North American dates this coming April, which will see the band playing venues across the U.S. West Coast and British Columbia with support from Golden Void, Bison, and Black Wizard on select dates.
Red Fang recently celebrated its tenth anniversary with a trio of Northwestern U.S. performances. The also band returns to the studio later this month, recording the follow-up to "Whales & Leeches" with famed producer Ross Robinson (At The Drive In, The Cure, Sepultura) and with mixing handled by Joe Barresi (Queens of the Stone Age, Kyuss, Melvins, Tool).
Red Fang will trek from Portland to Robinson's Venice, California studio with two shows en route: Feb. 17 at Jub Jub’s in Reno and Feb. 18 at The Catalyst in Santa Cruz. See these upcoming Red Fang tour dates: More...
Red Fang, which recently celebrated the band's tenth anniversary with a trio of Northwestern U.S. performances, returns to the studio in February to the follow-up to "Whales & Leeches" with producer Ross Robinson.
"I've never been more excited about making a record in my life,” said drummer John Sherman. “The writing process for this album has been super fun and full of energy and good vibes. And the opportunity to work with Ross Robinson is so crazy - I've got goose bumps just talking about it!!"
“Red Fang is the extreme mix of cool, wisdom, fire, life dedication and taste,” offered Robinson. “I'm stoked to see who they are at the deepest level on tape; anyone touched by Red Fang swim in coolness, they are true messengers of inspiration.”
While trekking from Portland to begin recording at Robinson’s Venice, California studio, the band will play two shows en route: February 17 at Jub Jub’s in Reno and February 18 at The Catalyst in Santa Cruz.
Portland's Red Fang has premiered a cover of Elvis's "Can't Help Falling in Love" in preparation for the band's headlining fall U.S. tour. Listen in below, and the band also comments:
"We were asked to cover an Elvis song a while back and none of us are really Elvis fans so we were kind of at a loss. We had this dark and doomy jam we'd been kickin' around for a while and we thought 'what if we just record our own song and see if we can make the lyrics fit somehow?' And to our surprise it turned out pretty rad! Maybe Elvis is spinning in his grave, but I dig it."
The cover of "Can't Help Falling In Love" will appear alongside a cover of Fraggle Rock's "Why" on a limited edition 7" to be released by Volcom in conjunction with the band's upcoming U.S. tour. 500 copies of the 7" on red/black splatter will be available exclusively via Volcom, while 500 copies on red vinyl and 1000 copies on black vinyl will be available with the band on tour. More...