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Orange Goblin @ Gramercy Theatre

Orange Goblin will lay down the Doom for their fans in NYC. Support will come from The Skull.

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Orange Goblin Gears Up For US Dates!

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There’s nothing like getting ready for Summer Fridays than some hot touring news and this alert from the folks handling Orange Goblin will definitely be of interest to many of you. Take a look down below.

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The Press Release:
British titans Orange Goblin are preparing for their return to the stage in the United States! Their upcoming U.S Run includes exclusive stops in NYC, Chicago, Los Angeles, Austin, Dallas and an appearance at The Muddy Roots Festival in Cookeville, TN. Cape Fear sludge stalwarts Weedeater will now be joining the band as direct support in Chicago at Thalia Hall. Find a complete list of dates below.

“Orange Goblin haven’t been able to tour the US since 2014 so it’s been a long 5 years, but we are excited to return in 2019 for a few select shows across the country. We have an amazing array of supports lined up for this special tour and we can’t wait to bring the Orange Goblin thunder back to our rabid US fan base! Grab your tickets now as these will be the most wild and memorable shows we have done in the US, drawing on our full back catalogue of material spanning the bands whole career, including material from last years ‘The Wolf Bites Back’ album! America, we can’t wait to party with you all once again, Orange fuckin’ Goblin is back,” says frontman Ben Ward.
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Desertfest NYC @ The Well

Desertfest NYC is here and will take over the NYC area for three days. This Metal thrill ride continues at The Well with the bands Windhand, Weedeater, Danava, The Skull, Electric Citizen, Steak, Mirror Queen, Worshipper and Tower. Get there nice and early to absorb all of these great bands.

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Weedeater Announces April U.S. Headliner Tour

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It was just about a month ago when I shared some news about the Season Of Mist Records artist Weedeater (seen HERE). Since I’ve been trying to broaden our readership in other territories I figured that keeping up with the band’s adventures outside of my own media perimeter was a good idea. Let’s check it out.

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The Press Release:
Cape Fear metal legends WEEDEATER have announced a slew of U.S. headliner tour dates this upcoming April. The trek will kick off on April 14 in the band’s homestate of North Carolina in Raleigh and will conclude on April 30 in Richmond, VA. WEEDEATER will be joined by very special guests on various dates, including ASG (April 14, 29-30), BEITTHEMEANS (April 14-18), THE SKULL (April 18-27), HIGH TONE SON OF A BITCH (April 19-25), and Black Cobra (April 25). A full itinerary can be found below.
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Desertfest Announces New York Edition In 2019; First Acts Revealed

I didn’t know too much about the annual Desertfest until a fellow media maven was talking about it and now I can proudly share some cool concert news with you all. Check it out.

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The Press Release:
Established in London in 2012 and entering its 8th year in 2019, Desertfest is the leading underground festival specialising in all aspects of Stoner Rock, Doom, Heavy Psych and its subsidiaries. Now taking place across 4 cities in Europe during a 12-month period, the growth of Desertfest has been organic and utterly independent, making it one of the most solid and trusted names within the music community.

With its grasp on Europe well and truly honed, the next logical step was to bring the unparalleled atmosphere and eclectic line-up of Desertfest to the sprawling plains of the USA and what better place to start than New York – a city that encompasses everything the festival holds dear. It’s no easy feat launching a festival in a new country, but with demand rising, an established name pushing the train forward, plus a killer partnership with esteemed locals Tee Pee Records, it’s time to answer the call…

April 2019 will see Desertfest take over two of the most renowned venues in Brooklyn, The Well and Saint Vitus. The Well, housed in the former Hittleman Brewery, which boasts two stages, an expansive outdoor area and striking indoor bar, will be turned into a haven for riff lovers on Saturday April 27th and Sunday April 28th as Desertfest lands upon Bushwick. Plus, a venue that is no stranger to the louder side of the spectrum, New York’s most famous heavy haunt Saint Vitus will play host to Desertfest on Friday April 26th. Saint Vitus has nearly singlehandedly put NYC on the global metal map, honoured is an understatement.
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