Legendary stoner rockers SLEEP have announced a fall U.S. tour. The recently reunited band will feature original members Al Cisneros (OM, SHRINEBUILDER) and Mike Pike (HIGH ON FIRE). The two will be joined by NUEROSIS drummer, Jason Roeder. For this tour, SLEEP will perform their seminal Holy Mountain album as well as material from Dopesmoker and more.
Having originally split in 1997 after two largely influential albums, members of the band found success in the aforementioned bands, and only reunited last year to participate in All Tomorrow’s Parties.
Tour dates as follows:
9/03/2010 All Tomorrow’s Parties – Monticello, NY
9/07/2010 Starlight Ballroom – Philadelphia, PA
9/08/2010 Brooklyn Masonic Temple – New York, NY w/ LICHENS
9/09/2010 Logan Square Auditorium – Chicago, IL w/ LICHENS
9/10/2010 Mohawk – Austin, TX w/ SUB OSLO
9/11/2010 Roseland Theater/Music Fest NW – Portland, OR w/ Scott Kelly, YOB
9/12/2010 Regency Ballroom – San Francisco, CA
The mega-doom project, SHRINEBUILDER, made their U.S. live debut this month at The Viper Room in West Hollywood. The band, consisting of Scott Kelly (NEUROSIS), Scott “Wino” Weinrich (ST. VITUS, THE OBSESSED), Al Cisneros (OM, SLEEP), and Dale Crover (MELVINS), performed two full sets that night, including a cover of JOY DIVISION‘s “24 Hours“.
Doom metal supergroup, SHRINEBUILDER, will be making their U.S. debut at The Viper Room on Wednesday, November 11, 2009.
Consisting of Scott “Wino” Weinrich (ST. VITUS, THE HIDDEN HAND), Scott Kelly (NEUROSIS), Al Cisneros (OM, SLEEP), and Dave Crover (MELVINS), the Neurot Recordings band formed earlier this year and recorded their self-titled debut album in just three days. Check out the track “Pyramid of the Moon” from the band’s forthcoming album:
SHRINEBUILDER‘s show at The Viper Room is being presented by Club My War O))), founded by Eddie Solis (label manager for Southern Lord Records and frontman of LA-based punk/metal band IT’S CASUAL). Tickets are $15. Buy them at www.viperroom.com.