If there’s one thing the last twelve months or so have taught people it’s how to adapt, and fans of live music have been no exception. With no shows to attend, the number of people paying to watch their favourite bands – or just any band – performing special quarantine sets has been steadily on the rise.
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Australian Metallers King Parrot has dropped a new single, “Nor Is Yours” featuring Phil Anselmo (Down, Pantera, Scour, Superjoint, En Minor). The band recently announced their new EP Holed Up In The Lair, set for release on October 9th via Agonia Records in Europe. Housecore Records will release the EP in North America and Dead Set Recordings in Australia. Check out the track and pre-order the EP at the link below.
The awful racially motivated shootings at a Mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand on Sunday(3/17) sent a shockwave through the world. As a result of the high emotions surrounding the incident, the New Zealand dates of the Phil Anselmo And The Illegals Thrash Blast Grind Tour with King Parrot were canceled, stemming from past issues with Anselmo. Nonetheless, Phil and his peers will put on the second show in Sydney at Frankies Pizza by The Slice on April 1st since the March 31st show sold out. Info about the gig can be found at the Facebook event below. No matter your feelings on the state of the world, we need music to bring people together, not find reasons to split us apart. Make sure you support underground music, bands, and venues. Continue reading
One of our favorite underground record labels is Agonia Records, releasing killer music from bands like Arsis, Visceral Disgorge, Varathon, Lucifer’s Child, Demonical, Ragnarok, Halcyon Way, King Parrot, Aboyrm, The Moth Gatherer, Code, Glorior Belli, October Tide, Impiety and many more. The label is having a huge sale of all their digital releases and CDs on the label right now at a deep discount. Head over to their Bandcamp page right now to check out the sale, and support these great bands. Continue reading
Live At Fete Music Hall, Providence, RI
by Evil Robb Photography
Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals, who previously postponed US tour dates due to Philip H. Anselmo’s recovery from back surgery, have rebooked the tour. Joining them will be Housecore Records labelmates and Anselmo protegees King Parrot. The tour begins September 6th in New Orléans, Louisiana and includes a stop at this year’s edition of Berserker Fest September 28th in Pontiac, Michigan. See all confirmed dates below. Tickets go on sale this Saturday, June 9th with additional shows to be announced soon. Watch the trailer for the tour below! Continue reading
Superjoint, DevilDriver, King Parrot, Cane Hill, and Child Bite will be wrapping up their tour tonight in Orlando, and if you missed this show in your city, you missed out on one of the best bills of the year. The diverse lineup offered a little something for all metal fans, and we have video proof of that point for you today. Continue reading
King Parrot released Ugly Produce to the world last month, and as Hanz Lopez wrote in his 9/10 review, “it’s brutality, technique, and catchiness all in a 27-minute package.” Ever since its release, the band has been bringing that new material along with them on the road in support of Housecore label mates Superjoint (dates). Before their set here in New York City, I got to catch up with vocalist Matt Young to talk about their current tour, Ugly Produce, video ideas, and much more. Continue reading