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SXSW Music 2011, Day 1

SXSW Music officially began on Wednesday, March 16th. My schedule was jam-packed and I quicky fell behind on reporting on the days’ events at the conference, which started with an interactive conference on March 11th.

Despite being out late for a show the night before, I decided to head over to the conference center to catch my first music talk: “Welcome to the Music Business - You’re Fucked.” I didn’t have great expectations from the description alone. Once seated, I was hearing great things about the speaker, who turned out to be Martin Atkins, author of “Tour:Smart” and former drummer for Ministry and Killing Joke among others. More...

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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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BrooklynVegan Announces Four Day Shows During SXSW

BrooklynVegan has announced four free shows over two venues with 32 bands in total. The details are as follows:

3/16 Emo's (603 Red River Street Austin, TX 78701)
BROOKLYNVEGAN DAY PARTY
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

3/17 Emo's (603 Red River Street Austin, TX 78701)
BROOKLYNVEGAN/1000KNIVES STAGE at FULL METAL TEXAS
12:05 Goes Cube
12:50 All Pigs Must Die
1:35 Kvelertak
2:20 Rwake
3:10 Hull
4:05 Trap Them
5:00 Yob

3/18 Lovejoys (604 Neches St, btw 6th & 7th, Austin, TX 78701)
BROOKLYNVEGAN/1000KNIVES DAY PARTY
12:15 Owen Hart
1:00 Salvation
1:45 Kill The Client
2:30 KEN Mode
3:15 Cough
4:00 Magrudergrind
4:45 Gaza
5:30 Wormrot
6:15 Ringworm

3/19 Lovejoys (604 Neches St, btw 6th & 7th, Austin, TX 78701)
BROOKLYNVEGAN/1000KNIVES DAY PARTY
12:20 Altaar
1:00 Castevet
1:45 Wolvhammer
2:30 Batillus
3:15 Grayceon
4:00 Deafheaven
4:45 The Body
5:30 Dark Castle
6:15 Tombs

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Dax Riggs Premieres "Say Goodnight To The World"

Former Acid Bath vocalist Dax Riggs (also Agents of Oblivion, Deadboy and the Elephant Men) is premiering the title track off of his second solo album, "Say Goodnight To The World," exclusively on Metalunderground.com. "Say Goodnight To The World" will be released August 3rd on Fat Possum Records and is currently available for pre-order on the label's website. You can stream or download the title track below.


Download an MP3 of "Say Goodnight To The World" here (right-click and "Save Target As")

The tracklisting for "Say Goodnight To The World" is as follows:

1. Say Goodnight to the World
2. I Hear Satan
3. You Were Born to Be My Gallows
4. Gravedirt on My Blue Suede Shoes
5. Like Moonlight
6. No One Will Be a Stranger
7. Heartbreak Hotel
8. Sleeping With the Witch
9. Let Me Be Your Cigarette
10. See You All in Hell or New Orleans

Metalunderground.com recently caught up with Dax for an interview, where he discussed his new album, what he believes his sound is exactly, and the BP Oil Spill Disaster that has affected his hometown.

Dax Riggs is currently touring the U.S. in support of "Say Goodnight To The World."

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New Dax Riggs Song Online For Free Download

Today Spin.com premiered "No One Will Be A Stranger," the first MP3 off of the sophomore album from Dax Riggs, "Say Goodnight To The World." The song can be downloaded here. "Say Goodnight To The World" will be released August 3rd on Fat Possum Records and is currently available for pre-order on the label's website.

In addition to two previously announced shows this weekend in Louisiana, Riggs - formerly of deadboy & The Elephantmen and Acid Bath - is also now set to head out on a national headlining tour. Launching July 30th at Lochrann's in Frisco, TX, and wrapping up September 24th at Hal and Mal's in Jackson, MS, the tour includes two nights each at the Mercury Lounge in New York, NY, and Spaceland in Los Angeles, CA.

"Say Goodnight To The World" was recorded at Riggs' Austin, TX, home over two weeks in January. He co-produced the album with Robbie Lee (guitar and multi-instrumentalist; also of The Howling Hex, Baby Dee), with mixing by Eric Wofford (The Black Angels, Bill Callahan). Bandmates Charley Siess and Kevin Fitzsimmons handle drums and bass, respectively.

The tracklisting for "Say Goodnight To The World" is as follows:

1. Say Goodnight to the World
2. I Hear Satan
3. You Were Born to Be My Gallows
4. Gravedirt on My Blue Suede Shoes
5. Like Moonlight
6. No One Will Be a Stranger
7. Heartbreak Hotel
8. Sleeping With the Witch
9. Let Me Be Your Cigarette
10. See You All in Hell or New Orleans

Here are the latest Dax Riggs tour dates: More...

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