Comprised of members from Antikythera, Year of Desolation, Sealing of the Tribes,countermeasure, Cadaver in Drag, Every Day After, Destined to Fall, Harlem, Cast from Eden, Lo-Fi Devastator, Kallus, Great Floods is a newer band that has just posted their first recordings up on SoundCloud. There are currently two songs up – “60/120″ and “Fad diets and documentaries”. Loud, screamy, and abrasive. The band has played one show a few months back, and has several more lined up. They’ll be playing with All Dead and A Life Once Lost this coming Monday at Haymarket Whiskey, and they’ll also be playing at the Mag Bar with Beast In The Field, Octopus, and Bearhammer on March 29th. Keep an eye out.https://soundcloud.com/greatfloods
Ill Advised’s new video for The Detox is up now. Check it.
Shot and edited by AJ Graninger
Here’s a real late update/post that should have gone up almost two months ago. Better late than never I guess!
In May of 1999, Doug Maxson’s old band Trim headed over to the Rocket House. Recording with Jon Cook, they managed to track 9 songs onto 1/2 8-track reel then do a “crappy raw mix to DAT”. Unfortunately, not too long afterwards the band lost interest and not much of anything happened to the recordings. Well, Doug couldn’t leave things alone and has wanted to do something with the records for years. Says Doug:
Because, I guess, I like having albatrosses around my neck. Trim was a trainwreck of a band, a crown of thorns I wore for 3 years. We played a couple brilliant shows, though mostly my live cassettes are labeled “Too Much Whiskey!” and “Too High To Fly!” The recording session was just as unpromising…we arrived at noon, got a bunch of beer, smoked a bunch of weed, but then technical difficulties shouldered in and we didn’t start playing until 9 in the evening. We finished up the vocal overdubs at 2 in the morning. Nevertheless, over the years, I remained convinced there was gold in them thar hills.
So finally after 12 years (exactly), Doug grabbed Brett Holsclaw and Trip Barriger to mix down the 9 songs at Treehouse Audio. He’s spent the last year putting together funding and layout, and put the songs out recently. You can pick it up at Hal Dolls shows and it is available via the Noise Pollution – $10 CD or for download. http://noisepollution.bandcamp.com/album/deerskull
On this coming Saturday, March 9th, 2013 at 5pm, there will be a memorial service in Jon Cook’s memory. True to Jon’s life, it will be as much of a musical event as a memorial service with a pot luck and raffle as well. Full Details available on the Facebook Event Page or below.
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The more or less first punk/hardcore show at the current incarnation of Haymarket (being the incarnation with a huge backroom just for music) went off pretty well the other night. Not only that, but it was pretty well recorded for the most part. There’s some video of All Dead’s last song up to and through where they blew out a fuse on just about their last note. There’s also video of Permanent Night’s entire set (set list below). There were at least 3 people taking photos, if any one else has them online, I’ll link to them below.