This stuff is pretty nuts. The progressive/jazz-fusion band of former Exotic Animal Petting Zoo guitarist Jeff Zampillo have their debut album coming out in a couple weeks. And like we’ve said before, it’s something you’d expect Omar Rodriguez-Lopez to do.
It’s been a few years since Javier Reyes put out Mestis’ debut EP, Basal Ganglia. Now the Animals As Leaders offshoot is about to release a new album called Polysemy.
Two weeks from now Coheed and Cambria will be releasing their new album The Color Before The Sun — the first non-conceptual release from the group and a departure from The Amory Wars.
Following a US tour supporting Kylesa in October, Indian Handcrafts will be hitting the road for a string of Canadian dates (plus a couple US shows) in November with Greys. Their new album Creeps comes on Oct 2nd via Sargent House.
If you’ve been wondering what Nick Reinhart has been up to these days — he’s been making lots of noise. Literally. The Tera Melos guitarist/vocalist has been causing lots of racket with his new experimental band Swollen Brain.
Serenade us, Javier. The Animals As Leaders guitarist Javier Reyes is back at it with his instrumental project Mestis. If you remember, in 2012 Javier put out the first Mestis recording, an EP titled Basal Ganglia. Now new material is set to be released in November.
’68 will be joining Beartooth on a run of UK dates in November.
Crowd surfing is expected with this one. The mighty letlive. have completed work on their new record, a follow up to 2013’s The Blackest Beautiful, and it’s coming out next year.
Retox will be hitting the road in October for a brief stint across the Western United States.
Vattnet Viskar will be joining Maruta on The Road Remains Dystopian Tour in November/December.
Early next year The Black Queen will be putting out their debut album Fever Daydream. You know them — they’re the synth-driven, 80s inspired project that features The Dillinger Escape Plan vocalist Greg Puciato.
Baroness will be hitting the road later this fall for a US headlining tour in support of their fourth album Purple, out December 18th through their own label Abraxan Hymns.
How rad is that? Antemasque, the band that features ex-The Mars Volta members Omar Rodriguez-Lopez and Cedric Bixler-Zavala have recruited Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker for a string of upcoming shows. Oh yeah, and he’s on their new record.
You may have seen the name Martin Shkreli all around the internet today. He’s the CEO for Turing Pharmaceuticals, a company that recently acquired the rights to the drug Daraprim, which is used to treat AIDS and cancer patients. Right now he’s the most hated man in America.
Yeah, our hopes were up too. But it seems like Wade MacNeil may have jumped the gun when he said that Alexisonfire was back together at Riot Fest in Toronto this past weekend.