Taking their name from the 1975 song by Australian pop icon Stevie Wright, King Hitter introduces the band to heavy music fans globally. Produced by James Lugo (FUEL, Matt Sorum, 311), it features five comfortably familiar yet fresh sounding tracks that showcase the band’s highly tempered chops.
KING HITTER is:
Karl Agell – vocals Scott Little – guitar Mike Brown – guitar Jon Chambliss – drums Chuck Manning – bass
Apr 10: Tricky Falls – El Paso, TX Apr 11: Gas Monkey Live – Dallas, TX Apr 12: Empire Control Room & Garage – Austin, TX (‘Texas Independence Fest‘) Apr 13: Scout Bar – Houston, TX Apr 15: Lincoln Theatre – Raleigh, NC Apr 16: Revolution – Amityville, NY Apr 17: Palladium – Worcester, MA (‘New England Metal And Hardcore Festival‘) Apr 19: Marlin Room @ Webster Hall – New York, NY Apr 20: Baltimore Sound Stage – Baltimore, MD Apr 21: Agora Ballroom – Cleveland, OH Apr 22: The Crofoot – Pontiac, MI Apr 23: Newport Music Hall – Columbus, OH Apr 24: Mojoes – Joliet, IL (no Corrosion Of Confomity Blind) (feat. King Hitter) Apr 25: The Rave – Milwaukee, WI (no Corrosion Of Confomity Blind) (feat. King Hitter) Apr 27: First Avenue – Minneapolis, MN Apr 28: Granada – Lawrence, KS Apr 29: The Summit Music Hall – Denver, CO May 01: Studio Seven – Seattle, WA May 02: Hawthorne Theatre – Portland, OR May 03: The Regency Ballroom – San Francisco, CA May 04: House Of Blues – West Hollywood, CA May 05: Marquee Theatre – Tempe, AZ
The Seventeenth edition of the New England Metal & Hardcore Festival has added Cavalera Conspiracy, the Blind-era Corrosion of Conformity (with Reed Mullin and Karl Agnell), Jasta (featuring Hatebreed frontman Jamey Jasta) on Friday, April 17, 2015; Incantation on Saturday, April 18, 2015; and Vanna, Nasty and Gift Giver on Sunday, April 19, 2015.
Below is the full list of fourth wave band additions:
Friday April 17th Cavalera Conspiracy Corrosion Of Conformity Jasta
April 18th Incantation Shattered Sun
April 19th Vanna Nasty Brick By Brick Gift Giver Unity
Friday April 17th Between The Buried And Me The Red Chord Cavalera Conspiracy Corrosion of Conformity Jasta Code Orange Overcast On Broken Wings Fit For An Autopsy The Atlas Moth The Banner Black Mask Homewrecker Discourse Phinehas Downpour Boris The Blade
Saturday April 18th Testament Exodus Nuclear Assault Nails Indecision Incendiary Suburban Scum Incantation Vital Remains Allegaeon Rivers of Nihil The Agonist Wisdom In Chains Disgrace Gods Hate Thy Will Be Done No Zodiac Extinction AD Vice Absolute Suffering Shattered Sun
Sunday April 19th Motionless In White For Today The Color Morale Vanna Rotting Out Death Before Dishonor Cruel Hand Lionheart Nasty The Plot In You I Declare War These Streets My Ticket Home Rude Awakening Lorna Shore The Last Ten Seconds of Life World of Pain Shark Ethic GhostXShip Living Laser Brick By Brick Gift Giver Nasty Oath Unity
Teenage Time Killer, an all star project headed by Corrosion of Conformity’s Mike Dean and Reed Mullin, has reportedly signed a record deal with Rise Records. The name was taken from a Rudimentary Peni song. The instrumental parts for the upcoming CD were recorded at Dave Grohl’s (FOO FIGHTERS, NIRVANA) Studio 606 in Northridge, California on the famous Sound City mixing board, which was the central focus of Grohl’s acclaimed “Sound City: Real To Reel” documentary. The effort was mastered by Bill Stevenson (THE DESCENDENTS, BLACK FLAG).
Reported artists who have contributed to the project include:
Randy Blythe (Lamb Of God) Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters) Corey Taylor (Slipknot/Stone Sour) Neil Fallon (Clutch) Jello Biafra (Dead Kennedys) Lee Ving (Fear) Tommy Victor (Prong) Nick Oliveri (Mondo Generator, ex-Queens Of The Stone Age/Kyuss) Aaron Beam (Red Fang) Pete Stahl (Scream, Goatsnake) Greg Anderson (SUNN O))), Goatsnake) Karl Agell (ex-Corrosion Of Conformity) Tairrie B Murphy (My Ruin) Mick Murphy (My Ruin) Vic Bondi (Articles Of Faith) Clifford Dinsmore (BL’AST!) Pat Hoed (Brujeria) Max Cavalera (Soulfly) Tony Foresta (Municipal Waste/Iron Reagan) Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein (The Misfits) Keith Morris (Black Flag, etc.) Phil Rind (Sacred Reich)
Asked if there are any plans for TEENAGE TIME KILLER to go on the road in support of the upcoming CD, Mullin told INDY Week: “Touring, I don’t know. Dave Grohl’s folks — his management and marketing people — are going to help us do all that with the thing. We recorded about 98 percent of it at his studio. They were talking about — since there’s so many people from so many different bands — maybe do something like ‘[Jimmy] Kimmel [Live!]’ and have three or four different singers come out at one time, like Jello and Lee Ving, maybe Randy from LAMB OF GOD, something like that. All the songs are real short, so we could do, easily, four songs and not go over. But you know, we’d have Brian Baker come out and play guitar, Pat Smear play bass or guitar or whatever. It’s pretty star-studded.”
He added: “It sounds really organic. It sounds like we — the people that we associated with for the different songs — wrote the songs together.”