Tag Archives: Sumac

Sumac’s Aaron Turner is a fan of Carly Rae Jepsen

Posted by on October 4, 2017

Whether you like to admit it or not, all metalheads like to take a break from metal. Regardless of the genre, we all have a tendency to want to expand our musical horizons. Revolver recently spoke to Aaron Turner of Isis/Sumac/Old Man Gloom, etc. discussing topics including an update from the studio for Sumac’s next […]

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Psycho Las Vegas adds Carcass, Cult of Luna, Oathbreaker, Sumac many more

Posted by on December 19, 2016

After three years as a destination fest in Southern California, the Psycho California Fest became Psycho Las Vegas earlier this year. Giving attendees everyone from stoner legends like Boris and Yob to cool uncle music like Alice Cooper and Blue Oyster Cult in Sin City proved to be a huge success, and 2017’s lineup including […]

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Rolling Stone names their top 20 metal albums of the year

Posted by on December 9, 2016

  Rolling Stone gave a hint as to what their list of the best metal of the year might look like last week when they named Cobalt’s “Beast Whip” one of the 50 best songs of the year. In fact, that was the only metal song on the list. No Metallica, no Deftones, no anything […]

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‘Decibel’ names their 40 favorite metal albums

Posted by on November 17, 2016

If you hit a mall or turn on the TV, it’s like Christmas is tomorrow. We’ve still got another six weeks of 2016, however. Given that, there’s going to be a hell of a lot of year-end lists coming out soon. Usually, they start the week after Thanksgiving, but “usually” isn’t in Decibel’s vocabulary, apparently. […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/29: The charts are hot like magma

Posted by on June 29, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I’m spending my first summer in the south, and I have no elegant way of describing the heat that doesn’t involve using the words “hot” and “balls.” I sweat buckets just sitting in my […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/23: The charts are anything but hollow

Posted by on June 23, 2016

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. No, really, we’ve got a lot of stuff here – as has been the norm lately. Nothing like a slew of releases to saturate your summer just in time for summer tours to […]

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Sumac drop off tour due to visa issues

Posted by on February 16, 2016

Post-metal dealers Sumac  (Baptists, Russian Circles, ex-Isis, etc.) had a tour planned for this month across North America in company of Endon and Black Spirituals but recently announced the cancellation of their appearance due to visa issues. The tour will continue with the supporting bands taking the helm, as the band explained on their official […]

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Isis probably not reforming but Sumac is recording

Posted by on October 30, 2015

Our friends at Metal Injection recently stumbled upon an ISISTHEBAND Instagram account, with just two photos, the word “Reunion,” and a link to their (at the moment) blank website. The text that accompanies the two photos says “we want a reunion,” so it’s pretty certain that this isn’t legit. After forming in 1997, Isis called it […]

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Sumac festival appearance and tour run announced

Posted by on May 29, 2015

We knew that Aaron Turner’s new band Sumac was going to be a beast. Their debut album, The Deal, came out this past February on Profound Lore Records, they’ve played a few shows, and soon they’ll be playing the Sled Island Festival in Canada in late June. Then in August the band, which also includes drummer Nick Yacyshyn from Baptists, will […]

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Neurosis set to tour this summer

Posted by on May 27, 2015

To complement the plans for their new album set to be released this year, Neurosis has announced their first extensive tour in the past 15 years across North America. Neurosis have been actively playing for the past years but this is the first time they’ve officially announced a tour with more than a dozen new dates. The […]

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