Black Breath plan Mexican and Japanese tours

Death metal/hardcore hybrid Black Breath recently announced some international touring plans for the summer. In July they'll be heading south from their Seattle base and touring into Mexico while in August they'll fly across the Pacific to play some shows in Japan.The full list of shows on both tours can be seen below. The group

Stream – Deviated Instinct – Liberty Crawls

Brooklyn Vegan has launched a stream of the newest release from crust/stenchcore favorites Deviated Instinct. Click here to listen to the Liberty Crawls 12", which is set for a July 10 release via Profane Existence. Unfortunately on their just about completed tour with Dresden their van was stolen, and though ultimately recovered, Dresden lost a

Southern Lord signs Power Trip

Southern Lord continues on their signing streak with the inking of Dallas, TX based thrashers Power Trip.The group just signed a multi-album deal with the label and will soon begin recording their debut full length, following up releases (some of which can be heard here) with Lockin' Out, Withdrawl and Triple B Records. This weekend

Download a live radio set from Night Birds

A few weeks ago NJ/NY punks Night Birds stopped by the WFMU studios and performed a set on Diane Kamikaze's Fun Machine Show. Luckily for all of us not in the general New Jersey area WFMU has posted the high quality radio session for free download at this location. Night Birds released their debut LP

A Super Soaker That Shoots Real Bullets

Kids, do not invite this Randy Smith to partake in your next super soaker fight. The 54 yr old was found walking around in California with a super soaker hanging around his neck. Upon further inspection, police realized that the colorful super soaker was indeed, a shotgun. Made of $30 worth of parts, the shotgun

2012 Gwar-B-Q announced

Gwar has announced the first details of their annual throwdown, the Gwar-B-Q. It's taking place Saturday August 18 at Hadad's Lake in Richmond, VA and will feature performances on two stages from Gwar, The Casualties, GHOUL, Valient Thorr, Occultist, Lionize, Highness, Antietam 1862, MUTWAWA, Black Naked Wings and more. The report also says there will

The Casualties sign with Season of Mist

Street punk favorites The Casualties signed a new record deal this week with Season of Mist Records. The group recently finished recording their debut for the label (and first since 2009's We Are All We Have) with Zeuss (Municipal Waste, Madball, Hatebreed) at Planet Z Studios. There's no other information on the record but the

Revelation signs The Rival Mob

Revelation recently announced the signing of Boston based hardcore act The Rival Mob. The report says to expect the band's debut full length Mob Justice some time soon, following up EPs on Lockin' Out and Six Feet Under. The Rival Mob's "ex-members of" is long enough to go in list form, so here you go: