Tag Archives: Primate

Pelican, ASG, A Storm of Light among Southern Darkness Fest performers

Posted by on June 23, 2014

Pelican, ASG and A Storm of Light, are among the 27 bands playing Tampa, FL’s inaugural Southern Darkness Festival. It will take place across four venues om Ybor City on August 23rd. Get the full lineup and more info here.

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High On Fire Play Music Hall Of Williamsburg

Posted by on December 3, 2012

Earlier this year, High On Fire released one of this year’s best albums, stoner metal masterpiece De Vermis Mysteriis. However, until recently the band never got to tour behind it, save for a handful of shows at SXSW shortly before the album came out. With a high-profile slot on the Mayhem Fest looming, the band pulled […]

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Relapse Offering Free Sampler

Posted by on November 8, 2012

Relapse Records have one of the most diverse rosters in metal. From grindcore like Pig Destroyer and Murder Construct to the progressive southern rock of Baroness and Royal Thunder and classic metal bands like Death and Dying Fetus, the label’s got you covered. And now you can download a free, 21-track sampler that not only […]

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High On Fire To Be Not High On Tour

Posted by on September 24, 2012

They tried to make Matt Pike go to rehab, and he said “okay.” With them having to pull out of the Rockstar Energy Mayhem Fest, they haven’t been able to tour in support of their excellent new album, De Vermis Mysteriis. That’s about to change, though. The band have announced a late fall headlinign run that […]

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Primate [Feat. Members Of Mastodon And Brutal Truth] Show “Pride” With New Lyric Video

Posted by on June 5, 2012

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HCf44l986Ps[/youtube] Last month, we learned that Relapse Records is planning to officially release the debut album from Primate, the grindcore supergroup featuring Mastodon guitarist Bill Kelliher and Brutal Truth singer Kevin Sharp. Since then, we’ve seen a teaser trailer for Draw Back A Stump and heard the album’s title track via Metal Injection’s Relapse Podcast. […]

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Primate, Feat. Members Of Mastodon And Brutal Truth, To Release Debut Album Via Relapse Records

Posted by on May 8, 2012

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXozHN0IAtk[/youtube] Have you heard about Primate? In a nutshell, it’s a grindcore supergroup featuring Mastodon guitarist Bill Kelliher, Brutal Truth singer Kevin Sharp, and members of The Despised, Otophobia and others. Shortly after a limited self-release via a 1000-run CD pressing last March, Primate signed with Relapse Records. And on July 3, Primate’s debut LP […]

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Times Article Looks At Scion’s Metal Initiatives, Finds Good Intentions

Posted by on September 28, 2011

We’ve covered Scion’s music initiatives before. Not only did they sponsor our No Label Needed Contest and Series but the car company has released music from heavy acts like Magrudergrind, Enslaved, Wormrot and Primate through their imprint Scion A/V. They’ve also put on the annual Scion Rock Fest for the last few years, along with countless smaller shows they […]

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Scion Rock Fest Officially Announced

Posted by on January 13, 2011

So yesterday we ran the leaked lineup and location information for the third annual Scion Rock Fest, taking place in Pomona CA. Today they officially announced the free festival, and it’s… pretty much everything we said yesterday. One thing that didn’t click with us yesterday is that Primate will be one of the bands playing. That’s […]

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Mastodon Is Doing Stuff

Posted by on January 13, 2011

Way back last week, we stated that we’d hopefully be looking forward to some new music from Mastodon in 2011. Sure enough, a post on their Facebook page today states “we are currently in the writing process for the next album. lot’s of riffs have been collected!!!” That’s good news for fans of the proggy […]

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