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Sacramento’s HORSENECK To Release Fever Dream Next Month

California’s Central Valley post-hardcore/sludge collective HORSENECK — featuring within its ranks current and past members of Will Haven and Chelsea Wolfe — will release their anticipated second full-length, Fever Dream, next month.

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San Francisco’s Black Map To Appear @ Ace Of Spades Tonight In Sacramento With Heat Of Damage And Others

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Amongst its ranks, Black Map includes vocalist and guitarist Ben Flanagan [Trophy Fire], guitar player Mark Engles [Dredg], and drummer Chris Robyn [Far]. It’s a formidable three-piece that creates equally formidable music, elegantly striking that elusive balance between heavy and beautiful. On their full-length debut for minus HEAD Records, And We Explode, Black Map charts new territory for its members and hard rock. Within a month of their first jam session, the trio hit Hellam Sound in Oakland with producer Aaron Hellam behind the board. They cut their independent Driver EP and went on to support Chevelle on tour and play various shows with the likes of ††† (Crosses), Tombs, Pelican, and Kill Devil Hill. In early 2014, they inked a deal with minus HEAD. Now, they’re primed to make a massive impact.