NEW MUSIC FRIDAY:  August 7th New Music Releases

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GWAR Appears on The AV Club For an Unplugged Session

GWAR has a long association The AV Club, appearing five previous times,  taking part in the AV Club’s Under Cover series, the Scumdogs of the Universe gave their take on songs including Kansas’ “Carry on Wayward Son,” Billy Ocean’s “Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car,” Pet Shop Boys’ “West End Girls,” Cyndi Lauper’s “She-Bop,” and AC/DC’s “If You Want Blood.”  Now GWAR is back, filming a new series early during the quarantine, with frontman The Berserker Blothar, guitarist Pustulus Maximus and guitarist Balsac the Jaws of Death teamed up over Zoom from their Antarctic fortresses for an exclusive four-song acoustic set. Watch as they play stripped down versions of GWAR anthems: “Fuck This Place,” “I’ll Be Your Monster,” “Gonna Kill You,” and “The Road Behind.”  Continue reading

AC/DC’s “Back In Black to be Celebrated by Guns N’ Roses, Alice In Chains, Anthrax And Lamb Of God in a Livestream This Week

 

“Back in Black 40th Anniversary: A Virtual Celebration” livestream event will take place this Friday, July 24 At 5:00pm ET/2:00pm PT . Hosted by Jared James Nichols, the “Back in Black 40th Anniversary: A Virtual Celebration” will feature Slash, Sebastian Bach, members of Alice in Chains, Cage the Elephant, Anthrax, Trivium, Lamb of God, Refused, Airbourne, GWAR, Cherie Currie, Dave Amato, Orianthi, Sergio Vallin of Mana, Emily Wolfe, Brian Posehn, and many more. The special event will include AC/DC testimonials, appearances, tutorials, and performances. Tune-in on Friday, July 24 at 5:00PM ET to watch the free livestream, “Back in Black 40th Anniversary: A Virtual Celebration” across the Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and Twitch channels of Consequence of Sound. To kick the event, enter to win AC/DC gear including the Gibson Custom Shop 1961 Les Paul SG “Red Devil” guitar in Cherry Red just like Angus Young’s of AC/DC, as well as, two Gibson SG Standard’s in Ebony.

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GWAR, Exodus and General Surgery Pull Out of Full Terror Assault Festival

Full Terror Assault Festival, slated for September, is in trouble. The festival just lost it’s two headliners and one of its other frontline bands. The fifth annual festival is to take place this year, the first of its kind, “open air” European style metal festival. GWAR, Exodus, and General Surgery has all announced they will not perform at the festival since they are all canceling all of their 2020 shows. They were to have announced more bands for the fest this week and they still might as the location for the fest reopened recently. The festival has launched a private survey for fans to gauge if the fest should carry on or not. Also slated to appear are M.O.D., War Curse, ground, Shock Narcotic, Extinction A.D., Axeslasher, Duskwalker, Escuelagrind, Pillory, and many more at Hogrock Campground, at Cave In Rock, Illinois September 9 -11th. FOundr Joey Bee will also join the Most Epic Adventures show with Robb Zip on Thursday for a live Q & A with an update at 6:30 CST. 

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Dumb and Dumbest Episode #428: The Power Of Massive Action

Matt and Curtis talk more about being Omnipresent and the theory of The Power Of Massive Action. Dumb and Dumbest Episode #428 is streaming now and it’s all about The Power Of Massive Action! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR), and Keith Chachkes (Ghost Cult Magazine/BDWE Media). In addition to the podcast, Matt, Curtis, and Keith all host The Music Marketing Challenges: low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. DM Matt, Keefy or Curtis at the links below for details

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The Campaign to Erect A Statue of Oderus Urungus of GWAR Nearly Reaches 50k Signatures

A fan-launched campaign to replace the controversial Robert E. Lee monument in Richmond, Virginia with a statue of late GWAR frontman Oderus Urungus has garnered more than 48,000 signatures, with a goal of 50,000. The Confederate general died in 1870, 20 years before his statue was erected on Richmond’s Monument Avenue. Launched on June 12, the Change.org petition seeks to have the “racist” landmark replaced with a tribute to the GWAR co-founder and longtime leader, whose real name was Dave Brockie.

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Dumb and Dumbest Episode #427: Slipknot’s Knotfest.com Is a New Website Now

Matt and Keefy talk Slipknot and their fascinating pivot with Knotfest.com into a metalhead lifestyle, live streaming, and band interviews website. Dumb and Dumbest Episode #427 is streaming now and it’s all about Slipknot’s Knotfest.com Is a New Website Now! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR), and Keith Chachkes (Ghost Cult Magazine/BDWE Media). In addition to the podcast, Matt, Curtis, and Keith all host The Music Marketing Challenges: low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. DM Matt, Keefy or Curtis at the links below for details

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Dumb and Dumbest Episode #426: Omnipresence

Matt and Curtis talk Omnipresence. This is key if you are trying to break through and become known as a creator or person in the scene. Achieving this of course can be very tricky. In this episode, we get into how to do just that. Dumb and Dumbest Episode #426 is streaming now and it’s all about Omnipresence! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR), and Keith Chachkes (Ghost Cult Magazine/BDWE Media). In addition to the podcast, Matt, Curtis, and Keith all host The Music Marketing Challenges: low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. DM Matt, Keefy or Curtis at the links below for details

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Dumb and Dumbest Episode #425: Tom Coles Of Sail UK On Music Journalism, Scene Life and More!

Matt and Curtis interview Tom Coles of the band Sail UK, to discuss their new singles, release strategy, social media, and music journalism. Dumb and Dumbest Episode #425 is streaming now and it’s an interview with Tom Coles Of Sail UK On Music Journalism, Scene Life, and More! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR), and Keith Chachkes (Ghost Cult Magazine/BDWE Media). In addition to the podcast, Matt, Curtis, and Keith all host The Music Marketing Challenges: low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. DM Matt, Keefy or Curtis at the links below for details

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Dumb and Dumbest Episode #424: Your Bands’ Facebook Group!

Matt and Curtis discuss the power and diversity of Facebook Groups for your band. Dumb and Dumbest Episode #424 is streaming now and it’s all about Your Bands’ Facebook Group!! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR), and Keith Chachkes (Ghost Cult Magazine/BDWE Media). In addition to the podcast, Matt, Curtis, and Keith all host The Music Marketing Challenges: low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. DM Matt, Keefy or Curtis at the links below for details

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