Dumb and Dumbest #217: Scotty Tankcrimes on Starting a DIY Record Label

If you only want to play music and not put in any of the other sweat equity needed to make it in the music industry, you will not go very far. Dumb and Dumbest Podcast number #217 is streaming now and it’s an interview all about Scotty Tankcrimes on Starting a DIY Record Label! Hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR), in addition to the podcast, Matt and Curtis host The Music Marketing Challenge, a low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today! Message them at the links below.  Continue reading

Cliterati Shares New Single – “Latinex Taken”

Oregonian anarcho-punks Cliterati will release their new album Ugly Truths / Beautiful Lies full-length August 30th via the Tankcrimes label. The band has released a brand new single in ‘Latinex Taken’. Recorded by Greg Wilkinson (Necrot, High On Fire) and mastered by Joel Grind (Toxic Holocaust, Power Trip) with cover art by legendary Japanese artist Sugi (Doom, Death Side, Hellshock) whose illustration reflects a personal interpretation of Ugly Truths / Beautiful Lies’ title track. The band is about to hit the road for an extensive US tour, so get out there and support one of the most crucial bands of the last decade in heavy, underground music. Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Podcast #150: Selling More Records with Scotty Heath

 

Selling more records is not everything as a band, it’ the only thing. But how do you get started?  Dumb and Dumbest Podcast number #150 is streaming now and it’s all about Selling More Records with Scotty Heath of Tankcrimes Records. Hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR), they also offer The Music Marketing Challenge, a low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today! Message them at the links below.  Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Podcast #141: Punk Rock Marketing with Scotty Heath of Tankcrimes

 

Many underground bands want to market themselves better, but don’t want to look like sellouts when they do it. Dumb and Dumbest Podcast number #141 is streaming now and it’s all about Punk Rock Marketing with Scotty Heath of Tankcrimes. Hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR), they also offer The Music Marketing Challenge, a low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today! Message them at the links below.  Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Podcast #137: Hip-Hop, DIY and more with Tankcrimes Boss Scotty Heath

 

The crossover of Hip-Hop, Hardcore and Metal is here to stay and not a fad. All three share a DIY aesthetic that seems to unite fans and artists. Dumb and Dumbest Podcast number #137 is streaming now and it’s all about Hip-Hop, DIY and more with Tankcrimes Boss Scotty Heath. Hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR), they also offer The Music Marketing Challenge, a low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today! Message them at the links below.  Continue reading

Mortuous – Through Wilderness

Remember when Roadrunner Records had the hardest hitting metal roster and a slew of death metal classics to back it up? Mortuous remembers. Mortuous remembers it so vividly that they’ve recorded their debut album Through Wilderness (Tankcrimes) and crammed it full of some of those seminal Death Metal sounds. Not unlike Gruesome, Mortuous pays homage and respects its elders, but it never comes across as re-warmed leftovers. Continue reading

Ghoul, Phobia and Nekrofilth on Weapons Of Mosh Destruction Tour

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Ghoul are taking part on the Weapons Of Mosh Destruction with Phobia and Nekrofilth, and dates are posted below. They are supporting the We Came For The Dead!!! vinyl, out now via Tankcrimes.

Ghoul on the Weapons Of Mosh Destruction 3-D Tour w/ Phobia, Nekrofilth:
May 25: The Earl – Atlanta, GA
May 26: The Hi-Tone – Memphis, TN
May 27: Siberia – New Orleans, LA
May 28: Fitzgeralds – Houston, TX
May 29: Red 7 – Austin, TX
May 30: The Korova – San Antonio, TX
May 31: Three Links – Dallas, TX
Jun 02: Club Red – Mesa, AZ (no Nekrofilth)
Jun 03: Til Two – San Diego, CA (no Nekrofilth)
Jun 04: Megasound Strudios – Ventura, CA (no Nekrofilth)
Jun 05: Constellation Room – Santa Ana, CA (no Nekrofilth)
Jun 06: Los Globos – Los Angeles, CA (no Nekrofilth)
Jun 07: DNA Lounge – San Francisco, CA (no Nekrofilth)
Aug 14 – 16: GWAR B-Q – Richmond, VA

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