GRIDLINK Perform Free Scion Metal Shows in Chicago and LA this Weekend

GRIDLINK, featuring members of DISCORDANCE AXIS, HAYAINO DAISUKI, KILL THE CLIENT, and BURNT BY THE SUN, will be playing two free shows this weekend with PHOBIA and MARUTA.

Chicago:
Saturday, August 13, 2011
4:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.
All Ages
Reggies Rock Club
2109 South State Street Chicago, IL 60616

Los Angeles
Sunday, August 14, 2011
4:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.
All Ages
The Roxy
9009 Sunset Blvd West Hollywood, CA 90069

Free With RSVP: www.scion.com/metalshow

Check out GRIDLINK‘s latest album, The Orphan, below:

Gridlink ‘Orphan’ by Hydra Head Records

MUNICIPAL WASTE: The Art of Thrashing

If there’s one band’s success that has forced labels scrambling to sign retro-thrash bands, it’s Richmond, Virginia’s MUNICIPAL WASTE. Taking the best of the worlds of classic punk, hardcore, and thrash, the band add their own attitude and style to create some of the best crossover music in decades. The WASTE‘s new album, The Art of Partying, does just that while continuing where 2005′s excellent Hazardous Mutation left off but with added thrashing fury. APESHIT hung out with vocalist, Tony Foresta and drumgod Dave Witte during one of the stops on their recent tour with SUICIDAL TENDENCIES. What we learned was that despite their comedy-induced image, MUNICIPAL WASTE are dead serious about their music.

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