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Black Cobra And Gaza Set For Spring/Summer Touring Together

Black Cobra and Gaza will team up for two separate legs of dates surrounding their June tour with Corrosion Of Conformity and Torche. Here’s how their itinerary looks in that regard:

05/21 San Diego, CA – Soda Bar (no Gaza)
05/22 Tucson, AZ – Plush (no Gaza)
05/25 Austin, TX – Beauty Bar
05/26 Houston, TX – Rudyards
05/27 New Orleans, LA – Siberia
05/29 Orlando, FL – Will’s Pub
05/30 Jacksonville, FL – Burro Bar
05/31 Athens, GA – Caledonia

06/24 Providence RI – AS220
06/25 Brooklyn, NY – Saint Vitus
06/26 Newark, DE – Mojo Main
06/27 Baltimore, MD – Ottobar
06/28 Grand Rapids, MI – Pyramid Scheme
06/29 Rock Island, IL – Rock Island Brewing Co.
06/30 Chicago, IL – Reggie’s
07/01 St. Paul, MN – Turf Club
07/02 Kansas City, MO – Riot Room
07/03 Colorado Springs, CO – Black Sheep

Rage Against The Machine frontman Zack de la Rocha joined DJ Shadow onstage at this past weekends “Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival“. They performed their 2003 collaborative track “March Of Death” together with fan-filmed footage available below:

The Acacia Strain Sign With Rise Records

The Acacia Strain have inked a deal with Rise Records and plan to release their new album through the label this October. The following press release was issued on the matter:

“Rise Records is proud and honored to announce the signing of THE ACACIA STRAIN. Notorious for being one of the heaviest bands around, THE ACACIA STRAIN will surely quiet any doubters when they unleash their debut album for Rise this October. These 11+ year veterans from western Massachusetts are ready to dive into the next phase and are happy to have found a home with Rise where they feel they will be well taken care of and continue to smash faces with their new material.

Over the past decade, The Acacia Strain has crisscrossed the world many times establishing an international presence and diehard fan base. The band speaks often about being equal to their fans and not putting up with anyone trying to fuck with you.

Being humble and having no ego are just a couple of traits that The Acacia Strain have that make their fans feel like they are a part of everything the band does. Their blue collar upbringing in western Massachusetts has a direct effect on their lyrics and song writing. With their high level of street cred and passion for making music, The Acacia Strain are the real deal.”

Black Breath, Martyrdöd, Burning Love, Etc. Tour Officially Announced

This summer “Southern Lord Tour” has now officially been announced. Here’s how the trek, which features Black Breath, Martyrdöd, Burning Love and Enabler, will run:

06/19 Seattle, WA – El Corazon (feat. Poison Idea)
06/20 Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theater (feat. Poison Idea)
06/21 San Francisco, CA – The Mezzanine (feat. Noothgrush)
06/22 Santa Cruz, CA – The Catalyst (feat. Pelican, Noothgrush)
06/23 Pomona, CA – The Glass House (feat. Pelican)
06/24 San Diego, CA – The Casbah (feat. Pelican)
06/25 Phoenix, AZ – Chasers
06/27 Dallas, TX – Club Dada (feat. Power Trip, Wild//Tribe)
06/28 Austin, TX – Red 7 (feat. Power Trip, Wild//Tribe)
06/29 Houston, TX – Walter’s (feat. Power Trip, Wild//Tribe)
06/30 New Orleans, LA – Three Ring Circus (feat. Dead In The Dirt)
07/01 Atlanta, GA – 529 (feat. Dead In The Dirt)
07/02 Raleigh, NC – Kings Barcade (feat. Dead In The Dirt)
07/03 Richmond, VA – Strange Matter (feat. Dead In The Dirt)
07/04 Baltimore, MD – Talking Head Lounge At Sonar (feat. The Secrett)
07/05 Boston, MA – Radio Bar (feat. The Secret)
07/06 Brooklyn, NY – Acheron (feat. The Secret)
07/07 Philadelphia, PA – The Barbary (feat. The Secret)
07/08 Dayton, OH – Blind Bob’s (feat. The Secret) (no Martyrdöd)
07/09 Chicago, IL – Empty Bottle (no Martyrdöd)
07/10 Milwaukee, WI – Borg Ward (Black Breath and Enabler only)
07/11 Minneapolis, MN – Medusa (Black Breath and Enabler only)
07/13 Spokane, WA – TBA
07/14 Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theater (Black Breath only) (feat. Autopsy)

P.O.D. To Release “Lost In Forever” Digital Single

P.O.D.‘s new single “Lost In Forever” is expected to receive a release digitally tomorrow, April 17th. The song can also be heard below. A video for the track is in the works with director Spence Nicholson (Bleeding Through, The Bled). While the bands new album “Murdered Love” is due out this summer.

Rex Brown (Ex-Pantera) Alleged To Owe Nearly $450,000 In Back Taxes And Penalties

USAToday.com are reporting that bassist Rex Brown (Kill Devil Hill, ex-Pantera/Down) owes $449,567 in back taxes and penalties to the Internal Revenue Service. According to the article: “The federal government can seize Brown‘s share of Pantera‘s revenue, including royalties from his shared record and songwriting credits, if a payment plan is not worked out.”