May 19, 2017 — Relapse Records is proud to announce the official signing of extreme metal act EXPULSION. The newly formed group features members of REPULSION, EXHUMED, PHOBIA, INTRONAUT, GRUESOME and numerous others.
December 6, 2016 — Los Angeles’ sworn enemies of 4/4 time signatures, INTRONAUT, step up their game on album number four, The Direction of Last Things. Their extreme metal roots play the most prominent role in the album’s sound since the early days of the band as evidenced by the heavy riffing and extreme, distorted vocals.
January 15, 2016 — When looking back at 2015, the only thing that seems to matter is the passing of Lemmy Kilmister. Of course losing Phil “Philthy Animal” Taylor in November was sad but Lemmy was on another level - one of the pillars of the entire rock ’n roll universe.
November 16, 2015 — In a world where most metal videos are simply terrible, INTRONAUT has come to save the day with their new video for “Fast Worms.” The video does in a brilliant job in taking the piss out of the metal video genre along with being the most over the top, ridiculous video possible.
September 23, 2015 — The new INTRONAUT single, “Fast Worms,” is an awesome encapsulation of the band’s history as well as future. The song embodies the awesome dynamic range that the band are known for as well as the brutality of the early era.
September 2, 2015 — Progsters INTRONAUT have revealed release details for their upcoming fifth studio album. Mixed by Devin Townsend, The Direction of Last Things will be available November 13, 2015 via Century Media Records.
July 4, 2015 — Premium custom-made guitar and bass company, Dunable Guitars, has announced that all orders this month will receive a 15% discount, your choice of Bare Knuckle Pickups, and a nitro lacquer finish at no additional charge.
November 20, 2014 — CLOUDKICKER (AKA Ben Sharp) is now streaming the band’s new live album, Live with Intronaut. Earlier this year, CLOUDKICKER and INTRONAUT toured together with the latter acting as CLOUDKICKER’s backing band.
April 21, 2014 — INTRONAUT/BEREFT vocalist/guitarist Sacha Dunable has announced his new guitar company, Dunable Guitars. Dunable Guitars currently has two models, Yarnhawk and Moonflower, which can be completely customized and ordered online at www.
January 24, 2014 — UK progressive rock band TESSERACT will once again supporting their critically acclaimed Altered State album. Former touring partners, INTRONAUT, who will be coming fresh off a tour of their own with BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME and DEAFHEAVEN, will be direct support.
December 6, 2013 — LA’s prog metallers INTRONAUT has released their new video for “Harmonomicon” taken from their latest, Habitual Levitations. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nx6Hkebx7U8 The guys are currently in Europe and will be back stateside for a tour with BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME, DEAFHEAVEN and THE KINDRED.
September 24, 2013 — In a heavy music world of formulas, cliches, and the resulting unintentional comedy, INTRONAUT provide a welcome break and compelling excursion into their world. Habitual Levitations picks up where Valley of Smoke left off.
February 15, 2013 — Today’s video of the day comes fresh from the current U.S. tour with MESHUGGAH, INTRONAUT, and ANIMALS AS LEADERS. As a special treat, INTRONAUT frontman, Sacha Dunable, joined MESHUGGAH on lead vocals for a performance of the MESHUGGAH classic, “New Millenium Cyanide Christ” this past Tuesday in Atlanta, Georgia.
February 6, 2013 — LA’s psychedelic, doom, progsters INTRONAUT are set to release their fourth album, Habitual Levitations, on March 19, 2013. The new video for “Milk Leg” can be viewed below.
October 14, 2012 — IN****TRONAUT, the post-metal prog act hailing from Los Angeles, has entered the studio to begin working on their fourth full length album. Drums will be recorded by producer John Haddad at Trench Studios, while Derek Donley (BEREFT) will be handling recording duties for all other elements.
August 3, 2012 — INTRONAUT have posted a short video of a new song they are working on for the follow up to Valley of Smoke. It sounds pretty nice.
May 18, 2012 — BEREFT’s debut album, Leichenhaus, should not be mistaken for an unearnest attempt at doom metal nor merely as an unfocused side project band. This is excellent doom created by true doom followers.
February 1, 2012 — Doom super group BEREFT, featuring members of INTRONAUT, ABYSMAL DAWN, NATIONAL SUNDAY LAW and ex-THE FACELESS has signed to The End Records. The debut album Leichenhaus, a conceptual album thematically revolving around a waiting mortuary, is due April 24, 2012.
January 2, 2012 — Los Angeles’ INTRONAUT have been chosen to open for TOOL on their January 2012 tour. INTRONAUT will appear on two week’s worth of shows starting on January 14th in Reno, NV.
October 12, 2011 — ABYSMAL DAWN have emerged from the Los Angeles underground in a relatively short amount of time. But like any young band, they’ve faced their share of adversity.
September 15, 2011 — This month’s Peep & Destroy features live performances from recently signed-to Century Media Records artist, THE DEVASTATED, L.A. grinders, RAPEWHISTLE, and debut show by glam thrashers, GIMME UM (featuring Sacha Dunable of INTRONAUT/BEREFT).
September 7, 2011 — BEREFT, a Los Angeles based doom band featuring Sacha Dunable of INTRONAUT/GRAVITON (guitars, backing vocals), Derek Donley of NATIONAL SUNDAY LAW/GRAVITON (drums, backing vocals), Charles Elliot of ABYSMAL DAWN (vocals, guitars), and Derek Rydquist formerly of THE FACELESS (bass, backing vocals), have posted a new song, “Withered Efflorescence”, on their Facebook page.
April 28, 2011 — There’s nothing like artistic progression, maturation, and improvement. With Valley of Smoke, INTRONAUT take their melancholic and atmospheric style of prog to a new level. New sounds, tighter songwriting, and better arrangements color the record.
December 7, 2010 — December is here, so it is time for us, the APESHIT goons, to share with you our list of metal albums that made an impression on us in 2010.
October 11, 2010 — Our pals INTRONAUT are set to release their new album Valley of Smoke tomorrow. Metal Sucks is premiering the album today only. Surf on over there to check it out: http://www.
September 15, 2010 — Los Angeles’ INTRONAUT are set to release their new album, Valley of Smoke, on October 12th via Century Media Records. A video of the band jamming in the studio performing the dynamic new track, “Elegy,” can now be viewed below:
August 31, 2010 — Southern California’s INTRONAUT have posted a video teaser for their forthcoming new album, Valley of Smoke (peep the cover art), the first of many videos documenting the making of the album.
June 7, 2010 — CYNIC’s Re-Traced / Re-Focused Live tour will see progressive metal icons CYNIC perform Focus in its entirety, along with tracks from the group’s lauded second album, Traced in Air, and more.
September 15, 2009 — Los Angeles’ INTRONAUT have announced that they will be playing in India for the first time. The band will play two shows in late October. Here are details from the band:
April 14, 2009 — MASTODON will be playing a free show this Wednesday, April 15th as a part of the MySpace Secret Shows series at The Launchpad in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
March 3, 2009 — MASTODON will embark on a North American tour next month in support of their new album, Crack the Skye. For this tour, MASTODON will perform said album in its entirety.
January 2, 2009 — We finally got off our asses and did it. It’s already the year 2009, but we’ve complied a list of our top albums of 2008. Compiling such a list is never easy, and 2008 was no exception.
December 24, 2008 — INTRONAUT be playing a few shows with BASTARD NOISE (members of MAN IS THE BASTARD and INTRONAUT) before their recently announced tour with THE HAUNTED. Here are the dates:
December 23, 2008 — THE HAUNTED, NACHTMYSTIUM, KYLESA, and INTRONAUT have announced a North American tour for the new year. Tour dates are follows: 4/2 Pomona, CA @ The Glasshouse 4/3 Hollywood, CA @ The Key Club 4/4 San Francisco, CA @ Slim’s 4/5 Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theater 4/6 Seattle, WA @ Neumo’s 4/7 Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom 4/8 Edmonton, AB @ Starlite Ballroom 4/9 Calgary, AB @ The Warehouse 4/11 Winnipeg, MB @ Royal Albert 4/12 St.
December 18, 2008 — Supposedly punk rock is dead, but apparently someone forgot to tell PHOBIA as the band continues its seemingly non-stop assault with the release of 22 Random Acts of Violence.
September 18, 2008 — The wait is finally over as progressive titans INTRONAUT unveil their much anticipated new album, Prehistoricisms, to the masses today. Prehistoricisms, was engineered by Josh Newell and will certainly captivate the metal world with it’s blend of psychedelic brutality, captivating hooks and unpredictable time changes.
June 6, 2008 — Southern California’s INTRONAUT will be taking thinking man’s metal in a new direction with their Century Media debut, Prehistoricisms. The band is currently tracking drums at Opera Studios in North Hollywood and recording guitars and bass at Castle Oaks Studios in Calabasas.
March 8, 2008 — Germany’s THE OCEAN have announced that they will touring North America for the first time starting off on May 21. The band will be playing with several bands on the tour, including LAIR OF THE MINOTAUR, KYLESA, and INTRONAUT.
January 16, 2008 — Very few bands can effectively mix intelligence with intensity like Southern California”™s INTRONAUT, which is one of the biggest reasons Century Media Records quickly signed the quartet to a worldwide deal.
January 9, 2008 — Los Angeles’ ABYSMAL DAWN have been hard at work on their follow-up to 2005’s From Ashes album. Frontman Charles Elliot offered an update on the album’s progress and the band’s going ons:
December 26, 2007 — After delivering the excellent Void last year, the prolific-as-fuck INTRONAUT return quickly with The Challenger. While not a true album, The Challenger is a generous EP containing three brand new tracks, five live songs and a remix.
July 15, 2007 — Translation Loss is proud to announce the release of INTRONAUT’s new EP, The Challenger. The Challenger will see a late 2007 release and consist of three new tracks, a handful of live tracks and an outstanding remix totaling over 40 minutes.
May 15, 2007 — For the first time in 6 years, and quite possibly the very last, MAYHEM”™s Deconsecrate the States Tour 2007 is sure to be the hottest on record.
April 6, 2007 — Los Angeles’ CREMATORIUM and INTRONAUT have signed on to support Norway’s MAYHEM and Japan’s SIGH for their two Los Angeles area shows this summer.Â Dates are as follows:
March 17, 2007 — Los Angeles’ INTRONAUT have posted photos from their 15 tour dates ISIS’ current headlining tour with TORCHE. Check out the photos here.
March 8, 2007 — JESU will finally be joining ISIS on tour beginning this Sunday, March 11th, following some troubles getting the proper paperwork for entering the U.S.Â JESU mainman Justin K.
March 4, 2007 — Goodfellow recording artists, INTRONAUT, have been added to some additional dates on the current ISIS U.S. tour as a replacement for JESU. The band will now continue on the tour until the March 10th show in Richmond, VA.
February 27, 2007 — Rising out of the ashes of progressive doom merchants, ANUBIS RISING, and tech grind anarchists, UPHILL BATTLE, Southern California’s INTRONAUT have quickly made their mark on the underground scene with their unique mixture of molten heaviness, odd-time signatures, and complex atmospheric passages.
February 25, 2007 — Miami, Florida’s TORCHE are geared up for a busy year, with several new releases planned, heavy time on the road and the recording of their sophomore album.
February 20, 2007 — As previously reported, JESU have canceled their CD release show and now have been forced to skip out on initial participation on their upcoming tour with ISIS.
February 16, 2007 — According to INTRONAUT, JESU’s CD release show at Spaceland in Silverlake, CA (originally scheduled for 2/20/07) has been canceled due to customs issues. No word yet on whether or not the rest of the tour (with ISIS) has been affected.
January 19, 2007 — INTRONAUT’s Danny Walker will be filling in on drums for JESU’s upcoming North American Tour with ISIS. The tour kicks off next month starting with a record release show for JESU’s new album, Conqueror, on the day of release, February 20, 2007.
December 12, 2006 — Los Angeles’ INTRONAUT are currently on tour with YAKUZA and have recently run into van problems. As a result, they have been forced to cancel their shows in Tempe, AZ and San Marcos, CA.
November 13, 2006 — Chicago forward-thinking metal act, YAKUZA, has extended touring plans into December with a string of dates playing alongside the like-minded INTRONAUT. Already teaming up with INTRONAUT for a string of dates with MISERY INDEX and labelmates BURN IN SILENCE, YAKUZA will soldier on for another handful of dates, also meeting up with STRETCH ARM STRONG and VIVISECT along the way.
October 27, 2006 — INTRONAUT’s debut EP, Null, made an impression on the underground scene with some of the most refreshing music to come out of the L.A. scene in years.
October 15, 2006 — Chicag’’s prog-minded metal band, YAKUZA, have secured several more live appearances before the end of the year, including an October appearance supporting fellow Chicagoans PELICAN in Cleveland Heights, OH and a string of dates in November and December alongside MISERY INDEX, INTRONAUT and labelmates BURN IN SILENCE.
September 30, 2006 — Los Angeles’ INTRONAUT will be hitting the road hard once again in support of the newly released album, Void. This time around they will be in support of death-grind kings MISERY INDEX and the newly reformed SWARM OF THE LOTUS, but not before they do a few gigs with the eclectic KAYO DOT out west.
July 12, 2006 — So Cal’s own grind kings, PHOBIA, have been delivering fast and furious audio beatdowns for nearly two decades now and the band shows no sign of slowing down with their latest onslaught, Cruel.