January 1, 2013 — As another great year for heavy music comes to a close, APESHIT takes a look back at our favorite pieces of music of 2012. This year had some great comebacks in CRYPTOPSY and STRIFE.
December 9, 2012 — On Thursday, December 20th, The Power of the Riff presents a massive all-ages event at The Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles. The lineup for this end-time gala will feature sets by HIGH ON FIRE, SUNN O))), CORROSION OF CONFORMITY (playing a set that will include classics from Animosity, Eye for an Eye and more), BLACK BREATH, DEAD IN THE DIRT, LOINCLOTH (featuring members of CONFESSOR) and VOID OV VOICES (featuring Atilla Csihar).
January 13, 2011 — The full line up for this year’s Scion Rock Fest, which was just revealed to take place on March 5th in Pomona, CA, was announced today.
January 6, 2011 — TRAP THEM have posted a new song, “The Facts,” (courtesy of BrooklynVegan) from their upcoming full-length Darker Handcraft. The album drops March 1st on vinyl and March 15 on CD and digital formats in North America via Prosthetic Records.
August 7, 2010 — The set times for this Sunday’s The Power of the Riff Festival at The Echo and Echoplex in Los Angeles have been announced… Echo Stage: SPIDER FEVER: 1:00pm-1:30pm RATS EYES: 1:45pm-2:15pm SEMEN SUNDAE: 2:30pm-3:00pm THE FUCKING WRATH: 3:15pm-3:45pm LECHEROUS GAZE: 4:00pm-4:45pm NAILS: 5:00pm-5:45pm EAGLE TWIN: 6:00pm-6:45pm NIGHT HORSE: 7:00pm-7:45pm
July 9, 2010 — On Sunday, August 8th, a host of loud, riff-heavy bands will descend upon Los Angeles for The Power of the Riff Festival. Curated by Greg Anderson (Southern Lord) and Sam James Velde (NIGHT HORSE), The Power of the Riff Festival was assembled with the intent to blur the lines between Metal, Hardcore, Punk and Rock music.
June 17, 2010 — Southern Lord Recordings has announced a small tour featuring the recently reunited CORROSION OF CONFORMITY (circa-1986’s Animosity album lineup) consisting of Woody Weatherman (guitar), Mike Dean (bass, vocals), and Reed Mullin (drums).
February 6, 2010 — CONVERGE have announced their first slew of dates for their Axe to Fall 2010 U.S. Tour. Joining them on various dates will be COALESCE, HARVEY MILK, GAZA, LEWD ACTS, and BLACK BREATH.
October 20, 2009 — Southern Lord Records is eager to announce the official signing of Washington’s BLACK BREATH. Their riotous Razor to Oblivion MLP is set for re-release on Southern Lord this November 10th, and their debut full-length will see the light of day in early 2010.