The Gaslight Anthem – “The ’59 Sound Sessions”
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THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM need no introduction, they come from New Jersey and are the spiritual sons of Bruce Springsteen and The Bouncing Souls mixed together. In celebration of the 10th anniversary of their seminal album, ‘The ’59 Sound’, SIDEONEDUMMY is releasing the ultimate collectors version, ‘The ’59 Sound Sessions’! This deluxe LP Photobook includes unreleased, rare and demo recordings. Go check them out as THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM head out on tour starting next week in Europe, then to Canada and finally East Cost US!
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Finland’s own GHASTLY is pairing up with 20 BUCK PIN for their second album, ‘Death Velour’! The nightmarish hallucinatory sound GHASTLY invokes conjures the horror of rotting in incomprehensible obscurity, passing into oblivion guided by a many-colored specter of strange origin across the styx. An air of psych-induced weirdness and shrieking dread permeates the decomposed palette throughout the album’s cryptic duration.
BAND NAME: GHASTLY
LABEL NAME: 20 BUCK SPIN
Phoenix, Arizona’s SUNDRESSED and Austin, Texas’ own NOMINEE have come together with the help of SMARTPUNK RECORDS! The record is very personal for both bands, covering topics of loss, overcoming addiction and more- the release itself is a testament to the idea that if you have a good support system, you can get through or accomplish anything. Songs such as SUNDRESSED’S “Postcard”, a song about guiding loved ones through addiction after having overcome it yourself, or “Heatwave”, a song about dealing with mental illness and suicide.
CANCERSLUG has been active since 1999, having released over 20 albums and amassing a large cult following cementing their legacy as underground punk legends. DRINK BLOOD RECORDS brings you their 2009 release, ‘Tales of a Butcher’, available for the very first time on vinyl! Hit up DRINK BLOOD RECORDS for your copy of 28 classic CANCERSLUG tracks re-imagined by death metal musicians including Jack Goodwin and Randy Butman of Paths of Possession and Erin Fuller of Hell on Earth.
Metallic horror trailblazers INTEGRITY join forces with cult US black metal horde KRIEG for an unearthly split recording. Festering beneath forests of debauched illusion, INTEGRITY infects its prey through unconventional auditory means. Inflicting and dispensing their nightmares through cavernous faith and conjuring a new gospel for those neglected and forgotten apparitions. KRIEG contributes their only song written and recorded since 2014’s ‘Transient’ as well as more obscure older material set to create a miserable sonic experience for the listener. This is another page in a book written over two decades.
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