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Bruce Lamont Announces Solo Tour Dates

Multi-instrumentalist and vocal sorcerer Bruce Lamont (Yakuza, Bloodiest, Circle Of Animals, Led Zeppelin 2) has confirmed a string of solo tour dates for this month, leading up-to and following his action-packed and diverse set of shows at this year's annual SXSW congregation in Austin.

Lamont will be collaborating with random other musicians and artists on several of the shows -- similar to the impromptu live sets he pulled-off at last year's SXSW with Eyehategod's Mike Williams and Castevet's Andrew Hock, and just last month with Scott Kelly of Neurosis/Shrinebuilder on his current solo tour. Additionally the tour will showcase Lamont performing with an array of artists during the run, including Rwake, Zoroaster, Andrew W.K., Alcest and more, including supporting Nachtmystium and The Atlas Moth on a majority of the appearances.

On these upcoming appearances Bruce Lamont will be performing versions of some of the material on his debut solo album "Feral Songs For The Epic Decline" -- which received massive media praise including Alarm Press, Decibel, Stereogum, Terrorizer and even a place in Spin Magazine's 2011 year-end metal lists -- as well as newer material he's been concocting since the album's release in January 2011. As with his previous solo tours over the past two years, Lamont will be executing multiple instruments and a plethora of vocal styles, with an incredibly layered looping system that culminates into some of the most entrancing live solo artist work one could ask for. Rumor has it fans can also find Lamont guest bartending and otherwise partying hard throughout the SXSW circuit when he's not performing. More...

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Century Media Announces Free SXSW Showcase

On March 16th from noon to 6PM at The Longbranch Inn (1133 East 11th Street, Austin, TX), Century Media Records, CVLT Nation, and Stumptown Coffee Roasters will present a free party held during the annual SXSW music festival.

The event features the legendary Andrew W.K., black metallers Nachtmystium, psychedelic sludge The Atlas Moth, multi-talented Bruce Lamont, blackened crust warriors Young and the Way, ambient crustcorers Vestiges, and evil punk/hardcore band Enabler!

Additionally, Mike IX, the host of this special event, will also read passages from his latest book, Cancer as a Social Activity.

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Bruce Lamont Announces New Live Shows

Multi-instrumentalist Bruce Lamont (Yakuza, Bloodiest, Circle Of Animals, Led Zeppelin 2) will be hitting the road late next week for a short five show run, touring alongside Man's Gin. Kicking off with a free show on Lamont's home turf in Chicago, the short tour will run through Ohio, Pennsylvania, and will come to a close in Brooklyn at a gig headlined by label mates The Body.

Details are as follows:

9/02/2011 The Empty Bottle - Chicago, IL [free show with RSVP]
9/03/2011 Kobo - Columbus, OH
9/04/2011 Now That's Class - Cleveland, OH
9/05/2011 Kung Fu Necktie - Philadelphia, PA
9/06/2011 St. Vitus - Brooklyn, NY w/ The Body

Bruce Lamont's debut solo album, "Feral Songs For The Epic Decline," was released via At A Loss Recordings in January.

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Bruce Lamont Announces New Tour Dates

Multi-instrumentalist Bruce Lamont (Yakuza, Bloodiest, Circle Of Animals, etc.) has been confirmed as support for two European tours over the next month and a half. First he'll take his solo act on the road opening for murder metallers and fellow Chicagoans Macabre for nine shows of an upcoming tour of the old continent, followed immediately by a thirteen date run with Cleveland's progressive sludge act Keelhaul.

Between the two back-to-back excursions, Lamont will hit over a dozen countries including Germany, Sweden, France, Switzerland, Italy, Czech Republic, and even two performances within the Russian Federation. View the full confirmed tour routing below. The details are as follows:

BRUCE LAMONT w/ Macabre, Birdflesh, Rompeprop
4/19/2011 Marx - Hamburg, Germany
4/20/2011 Sticky fingers - Gotenborg, Sweden
4/21/2011 Kafe Deluxe - Vaxjo, Sweden
4/22/2011 Ungdomens Hus - Uppsala, Sweden
4/23/2011 O’Leary’s - Kristianstad, Sweden
4/24/2011 Turock - Essen, Germany
4/26/2011 Exit Chmelnice - Prague, Czech Republic
4/27/2011 Nova Pekaren - Nitra, Slovakia
4/28/2011 Prostor Tancírna - Ostrava, Czech Republic

BRUCE LAMONT w/ Keelhaul
5/02/2011 Magasin 4 - Brussels, Belgium
5/03/2011 W2 - Den Bosch, Holland
5/04/2011 Molotow - Hamburg, Germany
5/05/2011 Mantra - Moscow, Russian Federation
5/06/2011 Arctica - St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
5/07/2011 AZ Conni - Dresden, Germany
5/08/2011 Kontich - Lintfabriek, Belgium
5/09/2011 Le Grand Wazoo - Amiens, France
5/10/2011 L'Usine - Geneva, Switzerland
5/12/2011 Magnolia - Milano, Italy
5/13/2011 PMK - Innsbruck, Austria
5/15/2011 007 - Prague, Czech Republic
5/17/2011 Club Schocken - Stuttgart, Germany

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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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Bruce Lamont Reveals Solo Album Tracklisting

Bruce Lamont, of Chicago progressive metal act Yakuza, has revealed the tracklisting and title for his upcoming solo album. His first ever solo effort will carry the title of "Feral Songs for the Epic Decline" and will be released on January 18, 2011 through At A Loss Recordings.

Here is the album's track listing:

1. One Who Stands On The Earth
2. The Epic Decline
3. Year Without Summer
4. The Book Of The Low
5. Disgruntled Employer
6. Deconstructing Self Destruction
7. 2 Then The 3

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Bruce Lamont To Release New Solo Album

At A Loss Recordings confirms this week that the label will be releasing the upcoming solo full-length album from Bruce Lamont of Yakuza. The record is planned for a mid-fall release, with more details on the actual album to be unveiled in the coming weeks.

Most widely recognized for his saxophone and vocal work fronting Chicago act Yakuza, Bruce Lamont has also contributed to a plethora of other projects including Bloodiest (featuring members of 90 Day Men, Sterling), Circle of Animals (with Sanford Parker, Minsk/The High Confessions), Decayist (with Blake Judd, Nachtmystium/Twilight), Sick Gazelle (with Eric Block and Sanford Parker) among others. He's also recorded with Sigh, East West Blast Test, Minsk, Nachtmystium, Rabid Rabbit, Poison Arrows, Sectara, Brutal Truth, Hex Machine and more.

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