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Christian Mistress

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Latest Christian Mistress News

Below is our complete Christian Mistress 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.

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Doom In June Vol. 4 Coming To Las Vegas

The Doom In June Vol. 4 Music Festival is entering its fourth consecutive year. 22 live bands will be playing over a two day period on Friday, June 6th and Saturday, June 7th at The Cheyenne Saloon in North Las Vegas, NV.

Included in the roster will be Pennsylvania trio Pale Divine (pictured below), who recently remastered their entire "Cemetery Earth" album on Shadow Kingdom records. Also there will be Las Vegas' own Demon Lung and Harry Conklin's black metal band Satan's Host.

For the first time in the festival's four-year history bands have been booked to perform starting Friday night (June 6th). In keeping with festival tradition, Saturday (June 7th) will feature music all day and well into the night. Doom in June expanded the format to accommodate 22 bands this year.

"I'm proud to be doing Doom in June for the 4th time" explains festival founder Marco Barbieri, "We've expanded to a two-day format in order to add more bands. There is a greater diversity of talent and we've listened to the fans and made it darker and heavier this year."

Confirmed artists include the following 22 bands. Originally 23 artists, The Freeks cancelled their scheduled appearance:

Acid Witch
BigElf
Black Prism
Christian Mistress
Deathkings
Demon Lung
Funerary
Godhunter
Ides of Gemini
Lotus
My Ruin
Night Demon
November's Doom
Pale Divine
Satan's Host
Secrets of the Sky
SpiralArms
Spiritual Shepherd
Spun in Darkness
Trapped Within Burning Machinery
Whores of Tijuana
Wounded Giant

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SXSW 2014 Day Two: Relapse Records, Monte Pittman

SXSW can be an overwhelming endeavor. From word-of-mouth parties and secret performances to unofficial day shows that the festival doesn't promote, planning takes more than cursory glances. After last year's exhaustive outing, I learned a lesson: keep it simple (stupid) and don't over plan. One best experiences South By Southwest by staying in a downtown hotel and taking pedicabs (or real car cabs depending on the extent of travel). For only $2 a day, a bus is the way to go for Austinites, as long as they're not staying past midnight. More...

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SXSW 2014 Metal Showcases Listing

South By Southwest (SXSW) has successfully kicked off another year of conferences, showcases and events. By now, thousands of badge and wrist band wearers have consumed hundreds of film premieres and attended conferences on the latest innovations in the fields of interactive technology and education. Now it's time to pump up the volume and flip a middle finger at mainstream music as we descend into the festival's music segment. This year reveals a full week of metallic offerings. Check below for a listing of metal themed official showcases (times and card may be subject to change). More...

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Christian Mistress Announces Studio Plans

Olympia, WA heavy metal warriors Christian Mistress have announced a special performance at this year's SXSW alongside a series of West Coast tour dates.

After a brief hiatus, these dates mark the band's first proper North American tour dates in support of sophomore album "Possession." The dates kick off on March 4th in Chico, CA, span from Vancouver to Los Angeles and run through March 16th including select shows with Gypsyhawk, Lord Dying, Vastum, Indian, Anciients and others. A complete listing can be seen below.

The band will be testing out some new riffage on the road as Christian Mistress will be entering the studio this May to record a third album. More...

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Relapse Records Offering Free Sampler For Download

Relapse Records has released a new free winter sampler, which can be download at bandcamp or streamed in the player below. The track listing is as follows:

1. Pig Destroyer - Sis 01:14
2. Ironhorse - Failure 03:03
3. Weapon - Vanguard Of The Morning Star 04:19
4. Baroness - March to the Sea 03:11
5. Royal Thunder - Blue 09:30
6. Christian Mistress - Haunted Hunted 05:57
7. Hooded Menace - Effigies of Evil 05:35
8. Serpentine Path - Crotalus Horridus Horridus 06:27
9. Inverloch - The Menin Road 06:21
10. Dying Fetus - From Womb To Waste 04:56
11. Murder Construct - Compelled by Mediocrity 02:44
12. Spawn Of Possession - Where Angels Go Demons Follow 05:38
13. Primate - Global Division 02:30
14. Horseback - Ahriman 03:55
15. Locrian - Chalk Point 08:13
16. 16 - Ants in my Bloodstream 04:34
17. Liberteer - Build No System 01:34
18. General Surgery - Like An Ever Flying Limb 02:25
19. Cripple Bastards - Senza Impronte 02:09
20. Blockheads - Famine 01:40
21. Death - Living Monstrosity 05:08 More...

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Christian Mistress Streaming "The Edge Of Time"

Christian Mistress unleashed new full-length album "Possession" (reviewed here) on February 28th through Relapse Records. Today SPIN.com is hosting an exclusive stream of the song "The Edge of Time," which is only available on the deluxe iTunes version of "Possession." Get a first listen to "The Edge of Time" at this location.

You can also check out the band's video for their song "Pentagram and Crucifix" here. The video was shot in Christian Mistress' home town of Olympia, WA and was directed by Christine Davis and David Hoejke.

The album's track listing is as follows:

1. Over & Over
2. Pentagram and Crucifix
3. Conviction
4. The Way Beyond
5. Possession
6. Black to Gold
7. There is Nowhere
8. Haunted Hunted
9. All Abandon

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Christian Mistress Releases New Music Video

Following on the heels of the release of the band's Relapse Records debut "Possession," Christian Mistress is premiering the video for the song "Pentagram and Crucifix." The clip was shot in the band's hometown of Olympia, Washington and directed by Christine Davis and David Hoekje. Check out the exclusive premiere courtesy of Pitchfork or in the player below.

The album's track listing is as follows:

1. Over & Over
2. Pentagram and Crucifix
3. Conviction
4. The Way Beyond
5. Possession
6. Black to Gold
7. There is Nowhere
8. Haunted Hunted
9. All Abandon

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Christian Mistress Streaming Entire New Album

Christian Mistress is set to release the band's Relapse Records debut album entitled "Possession" tomorrow on CD/LP/digital formats. Starting today, GuitarWorld.com, the online home of Guitar World Magazine is hosting an exclusive stream of the entire album. Get a first listen here and then order your copy from the Relapse Web Store.

Christian Mistress will be performing at The Roadburn Festival this April. In addition to the Roadburn appearance, the band will also be touring across Europe for the month of April, including a string of headlining shows and dates with Black Breath. A full list of confirmed dates will be announced shortly.

Christian Mistress recently filmed a video for the song "Pentagram and Crucifix" in the band's hometown of Olympia, WA. The clip was directed by Christine Davis and David Hoekje and will see an early March premiere. More...

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Black Breath Announces European Shows

Black Breath has now revealed the European dates for the band's 2012 world tour, which will take place in March and April. June/July U.S. shows along with dates in Japan, Mexico, and Australia will be revealed in the coming months. The currently announced European shows are as follows:

29-03 @ Baroeg - Rotterdam, NL **
30-03 @ Trix - Antwerp, BE **
31-03 @ De Kreun - Kortrijk, BE **
01-04 @ Stuck on a name rec studio - Nottingham, UK **
02-04 @ The Underworld - London, UK **
03-04 @ Islington Mill - Manchester, UK **
04-04 @ Clwb for Ibach - Cardiff, UK **
05-04 @ Le Ferrailleur - Nantes, FR **
06-04 @ Heretic Club - Bordeaux, FR **
07-04 @ Mogambo - San Sebastian, ES **
08-04 @ Sala Caracol - Madrid, ES **
09-04 @ Razzmatazz 3 - Barcelona, ES **
10-04 @ La Dynamo - Toulouse, FR **
11-04 @ Tap-Tap - Schaffhausen, CH **
12-04 @ Juha West - Stuttgart, DE **
13-04 @ Roadburn Festival - Tilburg, NL w/ Voivod, more
14-04 @ Ajz - Bielefeld, DE **
15-04 @ Hafenklang - Hamburg, DE **
16-04 @ Hemgarden - Lund, SE **
17-04 @ Debaser - Stockholm, SE **
18-04 @ Revolver - Oslo, NO *
19-04 @ Truckstop Alaska - Gothenburg, SE *
20-04 @ Templet - Lyngby, DK w/ Tormented, Saviours
21-04 @ Festsaal Kreuzberg - Berlin, DE ##
22-04 @ Fzw - Dortmund, DE ##
24-04 @ Ajz Chemnitz - Chemnitz, DE ##
25-04 @ Arena - Vienna, AT ##
26-04 @ Atlantide - Bologna, IT ##
27-04 @ Lo-Fi - Milan, IT ##
28-04 @ Jugendhaus Wangen - Wangen, DE ##
29-04 @ Lakei - Helmond, NL ##

** w/ Victims & Tormented
* w/ Tormented
## w/ Christian Mistress & Tormented

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Christian Mistress Streaming Album's Title Track

Today Christian Mistress has released the title track from the band's forthcoming album "Possession." The song is receiving its premiere courtesy of Brooklyn Vegan. Listen to the stream and check out an exclusive interview with vocalist Christine Davis here.

Christian Mistress will be performing at The Roadburn Festival this April. In addition to the Roadburn appearance, the band will be touring across Europe for the month of April. The tour will include dates with Hammers of Misfortune and Black Breath.

Christian Mistress recently filmed a video for the song "Pentagram and Crucifix" in the group's hometown of Olympia, WA. The clip was directed by Christine Davis and David Hoekje and will see an early March premiere.

Feb. 22 Seattle, WA The Black Lodge w/Black Breath
Feb. 24 Portland, Oregon Plan B w/ Danava
March 2 Olympia, WA Olyphant Art Store Christian Mistress Possession record release party
April 12 Tilburg, Holland Roadburn Festival

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Christian Mistress Streaming New Track

U.S. traditional heavy metal band, Christian Mistress is streaming the new song "All Abandon" from the forthcoming LP "Possession." The album is scheduled for release on February 28, 2012 through Relapse Records.

The track listing for "Possession" is as follows:

1. Over & Over
2. Pentagram and Crucifix
3. Conviction
4. The Way Beyond
5. Possession
6. Black to Gold (streaming at this location
7. There is Nowhere
8. Haunted Hunted (streaming at this location
9 All Abandon

Check out "All Abandon" here:

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Christian Mistress Streaming Song From New Album

Today Christian Mistress has released another song from the band's forthcoming album "Possession," entitled "Black to Gold." Check out an interview with Christian Mistress front woman Christine Davis, and get a first listen and free download courtesy of NPR here.

"Possession" will see release via Relapse Records on February 28th, 2012. The album is currently available for pre-order from the Relapse web store at this location. "Possession" was recorded with former The Fucking Champs guitarist Tim Green at Louder Studios (Melvins, Saviours) and mastered by John Golden at Golden Mastering.

The track listing is as follows: More...

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Christian Mistress Streaming New Song

Today Christian Mistress has released the first song from the new album "Possession," entitled "Haunted Hunted." Get a first listen courtesy of Pitchfork at this location.

Olympia, Washington's traditional heavy metal band Christian Mistress has completed recording the act's Relapse Records debut album. The "Possession" full-length was recorded with former The Fucking Champs guitarist Tim Green at Louder Studios (Melvins, Saviours, Red Sparowes, Unwound) and mastered by John Golden at Golden Mastering. "Possession" is currently set for a February 28th, 2012 release and the album's Benjamin A. Vierling-adorned art can be previewed here.

1. Over & Over
2. Pentagram and Crucifix
3. Conviction
4. The Way Beyond
5. Possession
6. Black to Gold
7. There is Nowhere
8. Haunted Hunted
9 All Abandon

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Christian Mistress Finishes Recording New Album

U.S. traditional heavy metal band, Christian Mistress has completed recording its sophomore release and first for Relapse Records. The full-length is entitled "Possession" and currently set for a February 28, 2012 release. The LP and was recorded at Louder Studios (Melvins, Saviours, Red Sparowes, Unwound) and mastered at Golden Mastering.

The track listing for "Possession" is:
1. Over & Over
2. Pentagram and Crucifix
3. Conviction
4. The Way Beyond
5. Possession
6. Black to Gold
7. There is Nowhere
8. Haunted Hunted
9 All Abandon

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Hammers Of Misfortune Announces New Shows

San Francisco's Hammers of Misfortune will be hitting the road this December for a string of dates in the North West with support coming from Relapse Records' Christian Mistress. Hammers of Misfortune will be playing with the band's newly-rejuvenated lineup in support of the new album "17th Street."

The entire "17th Street" album is also currently available for streaming at this location.

The upcoming Hammers of Misfortune tour dates with Christian Mistress are as follows:

12/08 Vancouver BC Biltmore Cabaret w/1 more tba
12/09 Bellingham, WA Shakedown w/ 1 more tba
12/10 Seattle, WA Highline w/1 more tba
12/11 Portland, OR Mississippi Studios w/ Spellcaster

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Christian Mistress Inks Deal With Relapse Records

Relapse Records has announced the signing of American heavy metal warriors Christian Mistress. Relapse commented on the band:

"Christian Mistress (Christine Davis: vocals, Jonny Wulf: bass, Oscar Sparbel: guitars, Reuben W. Storey: drums, Ryan McClain: guitars) has released their debut full-length 'Agony & Opium' in 2010 to critical acclaim and as toured alongside Thrones, Slough Feg, and more in support of the release. The Olympia, WA band is preparing to enter the studio next month with Tim Green (Melvins) to begin recording their Relapse debut and follow-up to Agony & Opium."

Christian Mistress also commented on the forthcoming LP: "In this offering our drive and power has branched from the roots of our beginnings. Wild and lightning-charged songs move ever forward in our attempt to reach the core."

The band will be performing in the Northwest this weekend alongside Slough Feg and Witch Mountain.

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Band Lineup Announced For SXSW Showcases

The lineups have been announced for the upcoming SXSW music showcases that will be occurring between March 16th - March 19th. Details are as follows:

Wednesday, March 16th

Brooklyn Vegan Day Party
Venue: Emo's
12:20 The Roller
1:10 Deafheaven
1:55 The Secret
2:40 Ken Mode
3:30 Dax Riggs
4:20 Trash Talk
5:10 Kylesa

Thursday, March 17th

Thrasher/Impose Day Party
Venue: Scoot Inn [Outside Stage]
5:00pm - Trash Talk
4:00pm - Weedeater
3:00pm - Zoroaster
2:00pm - Liturgy
1:00pm - The Body

Full Metal Texas / BrooklynVegan Stage
Venue: Emo's [Inside Stage]
5:00pm - YOB
4:05pm - Trap Them
3:10pm - Hull
2:20pm - Kverlertak
1:35pm - Rwake
12:50pm - All Pigs Must Die
12:05pm - Goes Cube More...

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Kemado Records Announces SXSW Showcase

Kemado Records has finalized the lineup for its 2011 SXSW showcase. Thursday, March 17, at Valhalla in Austin, TX, Kemado "summons a night of thunderous, space-travelling sounds, promising more steel, sludge, and psych than any other show at the festival." The full details follow:

KEMADO RECORDS SXSW Showcase:

Thursday, March 17
Valhalla
710 Red River, Austin, TX

1:00 Zoroaster
12:00 True Widow
11:00 Christian Mistress
10:00 Danava
9:00 Omens
8:00 Rwake

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Christian Mistress Announces New Tour Dates

Olympia, Washington's Christian Mistress has just confirmed the details on the band's next round of touring, which kicks off in early March. The new West Coast tour runs through most of the month, kicking off in the Northwest and raging down to Texas and back over three weeks. The dates will feature Christian Mistress sharing the stage with Danava, Witch Mountain, Slough Feg and more, including a showcase at Austin's SXSW as well as the Scion Rock Fest in Los Angeles alongside Obituary, Morbid Angel, Integrity, Crom, Nails, Atheist, Bastard Noise, The Body and tons more on March 5th.

The band's upcoming dates are as follows:

3/04/2011 The East End - Portland, OR w/ Danava
3/05/2011 The Glass House - Pomona, CA @ Scion Rock Fest
3/11/2011 The Alibi - Arcata, CA
3/12/2011 The Hemlock - San Francisco, CA w/ Slough Feg, Witch Mountain
3/13/2011 BLVD - Los Angeles, CA
3/14/2011 Sound Kontrol - Phoenix, AZ
3/15/2011 Warehouse 21 - Santa Fe, NM
3/16/2011 The Trainyard - Las Cruces, NM
3/17/2011 Headhunters - Austin, TX @ SXSW w/ True Widow, Danava
3/19/2011 The Yard - San Diego, CA
3/20/2011 Eli's Mile High Club - Oakland, CA
3/21/2011 *equinox party - Rogue Valley, OR w/ RVIVR, Vradiazei
3/22/2011 The Know - Portland, OR w/ Burials, Druden

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Immolation To Play Scion Rock Fest

Immolation has been announced as the latest confirmed act for the upcoming Scion Rock Festival, which is set to take place on March 5th in Pomona, California. Additional details on the festival can be found at this location. The other announced bands are as follows:

MORBID ANGEL
OBITUARY
DEATH ANGEL
MUNICIPAL WASTE
AGALLOCH
INTEGRITY
BASTARD NOISE
ATHEIST
FLOOR
BLACK BREATH
NAILS
PRIMATE
CROM
WORMROT
KVELERTAK
NECRITE
WOE
FUCK THE FACTS
BONDED BY BLOOD
CHRISTIAN MISTRESS

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