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Below is our complete The Body 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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The Body Touring With Full Of Hell

The Body and Full Of Hell are pleased to confirm a collaborative North American tour in support of their "One Day You Will Ache Like I Ache" joint full-length, issued in March through Neurot Recordings.

The nihilistic live takeover begins August 19th in Vancouver, British Columbia and tramples its way through nearly two-dozen cities, the tour drawing to a close on September 10th in Providence, Rhode Island.

The journey will find both bands executing their sonic deviance as one unit, as well as performing new versions of old songs from each of their respective discographies. The latest run of dates follows the bands' concerted European invasion this past April. More...

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Southwest Terror Fest V Reveals Full Lineup

Having announced dozens of bands over the past several weeks, the full lineup for Tucson, Arizona's Southwest Terror Fest V: Houses Of The Unholy is now complete, and all ticket options for the festival are now available.

For the fifth installation of the annual even, the Southwest Terror Fest will overthrow Tucson October 20th through 23rd, with forty-five artists from across the U.S. and Canada converging on five stages, including venues 191 Toole, Club Congress, The Flycatcher, and Gary's Place. The full lineup consists of:

Thursday, October 20th - Early Show @ 191 Toole
10:30 - end - Sumac
9:10 - 9:55 - The Body/Full Of Hell
8:00 - 8:40 - Kowloon Walled City
7:00 - 7:30 - Generation Of Vipers
6:00 - 6:30 - North
9:55 - 10:30 - Theologian/Lament Cityscape
8:40 - 9:10 - Senior Fellows
7:30 - 8:00 - Waft
6:30 - 7:00 - Via Vengeance More...

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The Body Streaming Full Of Hell Collaboration

This Friday marks the official release day of "One Day You Will Ache Like I Ache," the fittingly-titled collaborative debut between apocalyptic doom duo The Body and grindcore/harsh noise miscreants Full Of Hell.

In celebration of its release, today you can hear the release in full online. Feel the sonic devastation of "One Day You Will Ache Like I Ache" below. You can also see The Body and Full Of Hell live on these dates:

4/06/2016 Vera - Groningen, NL
4/07/2016 Magasin 4 - Brussels, BE
4/08/2016 Het Bos - Antwerp, BE
4/09/2016 Ritual Festival @ Canal Mills - Leeds, UK w/ Conan, 40 Watt Sun
4/10/2016 Audio - Glasgow, UK
4/11/2016 Rainbow Cellar - Birmingham, UK
4/12/2016 The Ruby Lounge - Manchester, UK
4/13/2016 Electric Brixton - London, UK w/ Converge "Blood Moon"
4/14/2016 Roadburn Festival - Tilburg, NL
4/16/2016 KB18 - Copenhagen, DK
4/17/2016 Kantine Am Berghain - Berlin, DE
4/18/2016 Klub 007 - Prague, DE
4/19/2016 Feierwerk - Munich, DE
4/20/2016 Jubez - Karlsruhe, DE
4/21/2016 Gaswerk - Winterthur, CH
4/22/2016 La Machine A Coudre - Marseille, FR
4/23/2016 Sidecar - Barcelona, ES
4/24/2016 Moby Dick - Madrid, ES
4/25/2016 Musicbox - Lisbon, PT
4/26/2016 Cave 45 - Porto, PT
4/27/2016 Santana 27 - Bilbao, ES
4/28/2016 Le Saint Des Seins - Toulouse, FR
4/29/2016 La Mecanique Ondulatoire - Paris, FR
4/30/2016 Tivoli De Helling - Utrecht, BE More...

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Full Of Hell / The Body Releases New Video

Next week will see the release of "One Day You Will Ache Like I Ache," the fittingly-titled, collaborative debut between apocalyptic doom duo The Body and grindcore/harsh noise sculptors, Full Of Hell.

Set for release on March 25th via Neurot Recordings, the offering came together during last year's massive North American trek, which united both bands. Amidst the chaos of tour life, the two groups found time to record together at Machines With Magnets in Providence, Rhode Island.

The session eventually culminated into the harrowing sounds found on "One Day You Will Ache Like I Ache," which is ultimately an audio reflection of their surroundings and their inability to cope therein. Check out a new video for the collaboration's second movement "Fleshworks" below.

"We went into this track wanting to create a song that was mellow yet driving," elaborates Full Of Hell vocalist Dylan Walker, "We were certainly channeling a lot of what The Body has been moving towards and a lot of what Full Of Hell has been into for some time. Dave, Lee, Seth and Keith [Machines With Magnets] all played drums on this track at the same time. It was a great feeling to have Chrissy Wolpert of the Assembly Of Light Choir singing on the track as well. Our friend Mitch Wells [Thou] created the video with only the lyrics and basic album themes to guide him. He made something that is very different for both bands and something we are very proud of. He captured what we were writing about from an angle that we hadn't even considered." More...

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The Body / Full Of Hell Posts Leonard Cohen Cover

Nestled between the harrowing originals that The Body and Full Of Hell created for their upcoming full-length collaboration "One Day You Will Ache Like I Ache," is a cover so radically reworked that even the closest listener might miss it.

"The Butcher," originally by Leonard Cohen, is shattered in to bits and pieced back together to create a jarring noisescape, mimicking the blues scale with landslides of shifting feedback, and orated in the trademark style of Chip King.

Check out The Body and Full Of Hell's cover version below. In related news, the nihilistic union will descend upon Europe together this April. The string of dates see the bands traveling across the Netherlands, Belgium, the United Kingdom, Denmark, Germany, Czech Republic, France, Spain and Portugal, including appearances at the renowned Roadburn Festival and providing support for Converge's "Blood Moon" spectacle at the Electric Brixton, London. More...

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The Body Posts "Hallow / Hollow"

New song "Hallow / Hollow" is taken from The Body's "No One Deserves Happiness," due out March 18th, 2016 on Thrill Jockey Records. Check out the new track below, and the full track listing is as follows:

1. Wanderings
2. Shelter Is Illusory
3. For You
4. Hallow / Hollow
5. Two Snakes
6. Adamah
7. Starving Deserter
8. The Fall and the Guilt
9. Prescience
10. The Myth Arc

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Migration Fest 2016 Announced

20 Buck Spin and Gilead Media will join forces in Summer 2016 to present the inaugural Migration Festival in Olympia, Washington. Jointly conceived by the two labels, Migration Fest will primarily showcase bands from each label's roster, as well as select other affiliated and respected artists.

The festival is set to take place at the historic Capitol Theater in downtown Olympia on August 12th, 13th, and 14th. Confirmed bands include Auroch, The Body & Krieg collaborative performance, Christian Mistress, Dead To A Dying World, False, Fórn, Full Of Hell, Khemmis, Kowloon Walled City, Krallice, Mutilation Rites, Nightfell, Obsequiae, Pale Chalice, Thou, Vastum, Vhol, And Yellow Eyes.

Approximately six additional bands, including some headliners, will be announced later. There will also be separate after-shows to occur at a smaller local venue. Ticket information, including price and on-sale date, will be announced in the near future.

20 Buck Spin founder David Adelson comments: "I'd heard Adam (Bartlett, Gilead Media boss) was thinking of coming West to do the next iteration of Gilead Fest. I'd been thinking of doing something similar myself for years but never had, and so suggested we join up and do something together. Adam was immediately receptive and the idea for Migration Festival was born right then. Olympia felt right since I'm already based here, and because of its small size and walkability this is a great place to have it, both for locals, and for out-of-towers.

Says Adam Bartlett, "After two successful installments of my own Gilead Fest in this small Wisconsin town it seemed like the time was right to branch out and try something different. The idea to work with Dave and his label on a collaborative event makes perfect sense given our similar music backgrounds and diverse, but complimentary label families. And Olympia serves as the perfect central location for this type of festival." More...

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The Body Releasing Split With Full Of Hell

Neurot Recordings is very pleased to deliver a full-length collaborative debut between apocalyptic doom duo, The Body, and grindcore/harsh noise sculptors, Full Of Hell, this March.

Fittingly titled "One Day You Will Ache Like I Ache," the offering boasts eight scathing hymns along with two bonus tracks sure to leave you traumatized and cowering in a corner. The track listing is as follows:

1. One Day You Will Ache Like I Ache
2. Fleshworks
3. The Butcher
4. Gehorwilt
5. World of Hope And No Pain
6. Himmel Und Hölle
7. Bottled Urn
8. The Little Death
9. Cain *
10. Abel *
* Bonus track More...

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Crippled Black Phoenix Joining Converge Shows

After signing with Season Of Mist back in October, Crippled Black Phoenix will be joining the three Converge "Blood Moon" shows in Europe this coming year.

Crippled Black Phoenix - founded by multi-instrumentalist Justin Greaves - is in turn supported by 40 Watt Sun and in London only also by The Body and Full Of Hell. Please see below for details.

Converge's "Blood Moon" is a collaboration between members Jacob Bannon, Kurt Ballou, Nate Newton, and Ben Koller and guest musicians Chelsea Wolfe, Ben Chisholm, Stephen Brodsky, and Steve von Till. Together as a multi-instrumental group, they will create renditions of existing Converge material focusing on the band’s slower, more ambitious work. Dates are as follows:

11 Apr 16 Berlin (DE) Postbahnhof
12 Apr 16 Reims (FR) La Cartonnerie
13 Apr 16 London (UK) Electric Brixton More...

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The Body Streaming Split Track

The lead track from the impending collaborative LP from The Body and Krieg has been made publicly available several weeks ahead of the album's release through At A Loss Recordings. Check out "Bottom Of The Bottle, Bottom Of The River" in the player below.

At A Loss Recordings will release this split on November 13, 2015 on all digital platforms, CD, cassette, and LP with digital download included. The artwork for the package was handled by Jason Bartell, also of Fang Island fame.

Expect both Krieg and The Body to have busy tour schedules throughout the remainder of 2015 and through 2016, including collaborative tour dates. More...

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Southwest Terror Fest Releases Digital Mix Tape

The fourth installment of the annual Southwest Terror Fest takes over Tucson, Arizona in just one week, with four days of live mayhem running from October 15 through 18. A mixtape with a ton of free music is also now streaming in advance of the melee, organized by the festival promoters. Check it out below, courtesy of CVLT Nation.

Boasting a killer array of artists from across the extreme underground music scene, the headlining acts for Southwest Terror Fest Vol. 4 include Sleep, Acid King, Dropdead, Bongripper, and a collaborative set from Thou & The Body, with additional highlights including sets from Xibalba, Landmine Marathon, Brothers Of The Sonic Cloth, Graves At Sea, Cult Leader, Call Of The Void, Demon Lung, Immortal Bird, In The Company Of Serpents, Dead To A Dying World, Abstracter, Gale, and many others. A full list is available below. More...

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The Body Announces Split With Krieg

The continuing discography of apocalyptic rogue faction The Body expands once again with a newest anti-human outcry through a collaborative LP with Krieg. The split is now locked up for official release on November 13, 2015 through At A Loss Recordings.

Formed in mid-1990s and late 1990s, respectively, Krieg and The Body met in the mid 2000s, being different sonically but sharing a bleak world view and inspirations musically far outside of the genre standards of metal. When Neill Jameson, the sole founding and constant member of Krieg, showed up to the recording sessions at Machines With Magnets in Providence, Rhode Island with only an acoustic guitar, a few pedals and a bottle of whiskey, Lee Buford and Chop King of The Body knew that the collaboration would be something vastly different from their other recordings.

Written and recorded during the long sessions of The Boyd's "Christs, Redeemers" and "I Shall Die Here" LPs, the end result is a blackened industrial crush of noise and anguish. Stand by for audio transmissions, pre-order links and more on The Body & Krieg in the coming days. The track listing is:

1. Bottom Of The Bottle, Bottom Of The River
2. Carved Out And Caved In
3. Fracture
4. Celebrate Your Shame
5. Never Worth Your Name
6. Gallows
7. A Failure Worth Killing Yourself
8. The Final Nail More...

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Day Of The Shred 2015 Lineup Revealed

This fall, The Day of the Shred Festival returns to Southern California presenting a diverse lineup of heavy music acts.

Billed as an experience "to gather the living and remember the dead," The Day of the Shred will take place on November 1st (Dia de los Muertos) in Santa Ana, CA. Celebrating monolithic riffs, skateboarding and the souls of the departed, the second annual festival will be an all day, all ages event.

Tickets for the 2015 Day of the Shred Festival are on sale now at this location. Early bird general admission tickets are $59 (+ tax) and a limited VIP ticket package (which includes express entry, a signed festival screen print, access to the artist lounge, complimentary microbrew and snacks, a limited edition record bag and an exclusive Thief X Obey concert shirt) is also available. The band lineup consists of: More...

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Southwest Terror Fest Reveals Full Itinerary

The entire itinerary for the fourth edition of the annual Southwest Terror Fest has been disclosed, as the 2015 installment is confirmed to consume Tucson, Arizona for four days once again this October.

Southwest Terror Fest Vol. 4 will run from October 15th through 18th, with events scheduled at three Tucson venues -- The Rialto Theatre, Club Congress and 191 Toole.

The festivities will begin on Thursday, October 15th with a nighttime kickoff show, followed by both matinee and late club shows on Friday the 16th, and the main events on Saturday the 17th and Sunday the 18th, and the running orders for each show has now been posted: More...

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The Body Adds More Tour Dates

Recent broadcasts have warned North American citizens of the impending widespread incursion of Portland, Oregon-based doomsday cult The Body in the coming weeks, including many dates alongside the equally dangerous Full Of Hell.

Yet now the threat grows even more ominous as new reports have confirmed even more towns on the list to be overrun during this outbreak of manic auditory punishment. A new list of performances preceding, during, and following the trail of terror with Full Of Hell have been added, including several dates with Sandworm-related act, Clean, which even sees the caravan reaching Canadian soil. More...

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The Body Headed Out On Tour

Portland, Oregon-based doomsday cult The Body has declared an extensive itinerary of upcoming live actions in support of an end-time message, including a major Spring offensive with Full Of Hell.

In March, The Body has two California gigs confirmed, including participation with Two Piece Fest West, playing the second day of the event in Berkeley on March 7th, and a show the following night in Los Angeles.

Just a month later, a quick run of solo shows through the center of the country will transplant The Body in one of prior hometown of Providence, Rhode Island to convene with Full Of Hell on April 4th, beginning a five-week tour assault through the entire country together. The routing will take the band full circle, returning to Providence on May 17th for the final show.

An act notorious for constantly touring and recording new material, The Body recently unleashed two separate collaborative recordings with Thou; the first, "Released From Love," through Vinyl Rites in April 2014 and the second, "You, Whom I Have Always Hated," just this year via Thrill Jockey, also responsible for the band's 2014-released split with Sandworm and 2013-released "I Shall Die Here" collaboration with The Haxan Cloak. More...

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Full Of Hell Announces New Tour Dates

The Full Of Hell touring machine forges on, this time the band announcing a massive U.S. run with The Body in April, to follow previously revealed dates in March. The full listing of upcoming Full Of Hell shows is as follows:

03/10 – Claymont, DE @ VFW
03/11 – Morgantown, WV @ 123 Pleasant St
03/12 – Dayton, OH @ Rockstar Arena
03/13 – Detroit, MI @ Berserker Fest
03/14 – Evansville, IN @ PG
03/15 – Memphis, TN @ Hi-Tone
03/16 – Tulsa, OK @ The Vanguard
03/17 – Austin, TX @ SXSW
03/18 – Austin, TX @ SXSW
03/19 – Austin, TX @ SXSW
03/20 – Austin, TX @ SXSW
03/21 – Austin, TX @ SXSW
03/22 – Baton Rouge, LA @ TBA
03/23 – Florence, AL @ The End
03/24 – Charlotte, NC @ Milestone More...

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The Body & Thou Posts New Music Video

The Body & Thou - a collaboration between the two bands The Body and Thou - is streaming a new music video for the song "Beyond the Realms of Dream, That Fleeting Shade Under the Corpus of Vanity" off the album "You, Whom I Have Always Hated" out on Thrill Jockey.

Being asked about where the clip was shot and who the person in the parka is Thou’s Mitch Wells explains: "The video was all done pretty easily, and cheaply! I only spent $30 on a strobe light, and the creepy person in the parka is my beautiful, beautiful, amazing wife Kathryn. Unfortunately for her we don’t really know too many people in Los Angeles yet so she’s forced, by marriage law, to walk around late at night scaring the neighbors. I would tell her things like, “Okay now act weird!” and she’d say, “What does that mean!? I don’t know what you want!!” I think she nailed it!"

You can now stream the eerie clip below.

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Apex VI Returning To New York In June

The upcoming sixth installment of the NYC-based Apocalyptic music event, Apex VI, has been announced, bringing a three-day fiesta of absolutely demolishing proportions to the city the first weekend of June 2015.

The biennial Apex gathering unites a wide spectrum of international music artists, experimenters and collaborators from across the realms of noise, drone, industrial, power electronics and more. The 2015 installation promises to be one of the most damaging lineups, with a monstrous array of artists from across the smoldering globe together, with Apex VI now confirmed to run from June 5th through 7th.

The Apex VI gala will take over Trans Pecos in Ridgewood, Queens, and while the three-day lineup is not fully complete, the current list of confirmed acts includes The Body, Gnaw Their Tongues, Menace Ruine, Trepaneringsritualen, Burial Hex, Sutekh Hexen, Svartsinn, and more. More...

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The Body And Thou Gearing Up For Tour

In less than a week, The Body and Thou will embark on their Summer tour to Gilead Fest, supporting not only their own respective new releases, but also their recently released collaborative LP, "Released From Love."

Vinyl-only independent label Vinyl Rites unleashed "Released From Love" in April, a fully collaborative recording featuring the entire ensembles of both Louisiana's doom/sludge quintet Thou and Oregon-based apocalyptic doom cult The Body.

You can pick up your own copy here or stream the release below. More...

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