ALBUM REVIEW: Dead Cross – II


 

If you have ever wanted a hardcore punk band with wackiness that only Mike Patton can provide, then you owe yourself to check out Dead Cross and their new album, II (Ipecac Recordings). The result of this mix is absolute audible chaos that the world needs in this crazy day and age we all live in. Don’t worry metal friends, Dave Lombardo (ex-Slayer, Testament) is in this stellar lineup as well so you no need to pull the “this isn’t metal” card for this album!

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Dead Cross Shares a New Single and Video – “Christian Missile Crisis”


Hardcore Punk supergroup Dead Cross, which includes members of Faith No More, Mr. Bungle, The Locust, Suicidal Tendencies, Retox, and more, has dropped a new single and music video for “Christian Missile Crisis!” The song is the third new single from their new album II via Ipecac Recordings. Produced by Ross Robinson (Korn, Slipknot), pre-order the CD, Digital, Cassette, and Vinyl Variants of the October 28th, 2022 release at the link below.

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Melvins To Kick-off Their New Headline Tour, West Coast Dates Include Taipei Houston


 

Tireless road dogs of the underground, The Melvins will kick off their third tour of 2022 on tonight, on Sept. 5th, and have added Taipei Houston to the line-up on all six of the upcoming California performances. Special guests of the tour are We Are The Asteroid The band is still supporting their career-spanning boxed-set release – Five Legged Dog (Ipecac Recordings). Continue reading


Dead Cross Shares a New Single and Video – “Heart Reformer”


Hardcore Punk supergroup Dead Cross, which includes members of Faith No More, Mr. Bungle, The Locust, Suicidal Tendencies, Retox, and more, has dropped a new single “Heart Reformer!” The song is the second new single from their new album II via Ipecac Recordings. Produced by Ross Robinson (Korn, Slipknot), pre-order the CD, Digital, Cassette, and Vinyl Variants of the October 28th, 2022 release at the link below.

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Dead Cross Shares a New Single and Video – “Reign of Error” – New Album Incoming


Hardcore Punk supergroup Dead Cross is back! The crew including members of Faith No More, Mr. Bungle, The Locust, Suicidal Tendencies, Retox, and more, has dropped a new single “Reign of Error!” The song is the first taste of their new album II via Ipecac Recordings. Produced by Ross Robinson (Korn, Slipknot), pre-order the CD, Digital, Cassette, and Vinyl Variants of the October 28th, 2022 release at the link below. The hilarious animated music video was created by Displaced/Replaced (https://www.displacedreplaced.com), with the band members drawn by Stomp The Holy Bones – (IG @stomptheholybones) and you can watch it here:

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INTERVIEW: MC Will Brooks of dälek on “Precipice” – Hip-Hop History, and The Music Industry


 Photo credit: Michael Patras

Photo credit: Michael Patras

 

Will Brooks of alt-Hip-Hop pioneers dälek caught up with Ghost Cult recently to discuss their new album “Precipice” – out now on Ipecac Recordings! We chatted about the history of the band, the new album, changes in Hip-Hop music and culture over the years, how he got his start in music, how technology is affecting underground artists, the punk and indie rock influences of the band, the messaging on the album, and conquering new frontiers as an artist.

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Human Impact (Cop Shoot Cop, Unsane and Swans), Books their First European Tour Dates


Ipecac Recordings artists Human Impact, the New York-based band featuring Jim Coleman (Cop Shoot Cop), Chris Spencer (Unsane), Chris Pravdica (Swans) and Phil Puleo (Cop Shoot Cops/Swans), have announced their first European tour dates in 2022 on the heels of their first ever US tour. Their self-titled debut album arrived on the eve of the pandemic back in March 2020, which received much critical acclaim and followed hat up with an eight-song EP, dubbed EP01 a year later in March 2021 which featured a mix of singles and unreleased B-sides that were recorded simultaneously to the debut album. Revisit the official video for EP opener “Recognition” below. The European dates include Hellfest and two dates with Jawbox – listings (so far) below.Continue reading


The Melvins Release “Revolve” (Acoustic Version)” – Unplugged Album Coming Soon


Melvins will release their new album, their career-spanning acoustic collection of reimagined originals and covers: Five Legged Dog (Oct. 15 via Ipecac Recordings). The band has shared it’s biggest commercial hit song “Revolve”, from 1994’s Stoner Witch album, recast as “Revolve” (Acoustic Version)”. Stream that now and pre-order the album.

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Listen to the Alexander Hacke (Einsturzende Neubauten) Remix of “Superhero” by Faith No More


 

UPDATED: Faith No More has released their previously vinyl-only single of the Alexander Hacke (Einsturzende Neubauten) remix of “Superhero” – “Superhero (Battaglia Remix)” from their 2015 comeback album, Sol Invictus (Ipecac Recordings). The band was to embark on their first US tour in six years with System of a Down, included Riot Fest, Knotfest Iowa, Aftershock Sacramento, and their two shows at Banc of California Stadium, but canceled all tour date to a crisis within the band.

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