SUNN O))) Announce Midwest Tour; West and East Coast Tours to Follow

Architects of sound, SUNN O))), have scheduled some live shows in the Midwest to take place in July. Many cities/states on the tour are places they have not played before.  West coast dates for August and East coast dates for September will be announced soon.

The lineup for these shows will be:
Attila Csihar – Invocations
Steve Moore – Trombone, and keys
Stephen O’Malley – Guitar
Greg Anderson – Bass

Tour dates are as follows:
Thu 07/02/09 Chicago, IL Empty Bottle
Sun 07/05/09 Minneapolis, MN Varsity Theater
Mon 07/06/09 Omaha, NE Sokol Auditorium / Underground
Tue 07/07/09 Kansas City, MO The Riot Room
Wed 07/08/09 St. Louis, MO The Firebird
Fri 07/10/09 Dekalb, IL House Cafe
Sat 07/11/09 Pontiac, MI Eagle Theater
Sun 07/12/09 Newport, KY Southgate House

Support will come from EAGLE TWIN.

All the latest tour info can be found here:

KHANATE Announce Next and Last Album, Clean Hands Go Foul

KHANATE‘s next album, Clean Hands Go Foul, is scheduled for a May 26th release on Hydra Head Records.  The band, featuring James Plotkin (OLD, PHANTOMSMASHER), Stephen O’Malley (SUNN O))), BURNING WITCH), Alan Dubin (OLD), and Tim Wyskida (BLIND IDIOT GOD), also announced that Clean Hands Go Foul will be their final album.

Here’s the tracklisting:
1. “Wings from Spine” (6:47)
2. “Clean My Heart” (11:05)
3. “In that Corner” (9:13)
4. “Every God Damn Thing” (32:52)

For vinyl fans, the album is already available through in black, gold, and vanilla bean swirl vinyl. Also, upon its release, the initial 1000 copies of the CD edition will include the limited DVD release End: Capture & Release Live DVD.

Download an excerpt of “Wings from Spinehere.

Extreme Doomsters KHANATE Call it a Day

KHANATE, featuring Stephen O’Malley (THORR’S HAMMER, SUNN 0))), BURNING WITCH) and James Plotkin (OLD, ATOMSMASHER), have called it a day.  The band will follow through with the release of their fourth studio album (which is in the mixing phase) and the Japanese reissues of their first two albums, Khanate and Things Viral, via Daymare Recordings.