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Video: Ringworm Perform In Sacramento

Video footage of Ringworm’s March 9th  performance at the Starlite Lounge in Sacramento, California can be seen below (courtesy of Capital Chaos TV) Ringworm’s 8th full-length album Snake Church is a 12-track, 30+ minute testament of vicious aggression. After having converted metalheads and hardcore… Read More ›

Act Of Defiance Winter Tour Includes Stops In Sacramento, Fresno and More

With a hefty resumé that chronicles time spent riffing and shredding in Jag Panzer, Nevermore, and a seven-year stint in Megadeth, his pedigree speaks for itself. Furthermore, joined by powerhouse drummer – and fellow Megadeth alumnus – Shawn Drover, bassist Matt Bachand (Shadows Fall/Times Of Grace) and vocalist Henry Derek (Scar The Martyr) the band are a truly formidable metallic behemoth, and their debut album, Birth And The Burial, is ten tracks of armor-plated, state of the art heaviness.

Sacramento Sci Fi Heavy Metal Powerhouse Dire Peril Attempt Indiegogo Campaign And Live Show Fundraiser To Fund Debut Release

They are offering limited edition perks through this campaign, as well as a raffle. Those who donate $25 or more will automatically be entered into the raffle. You can donate as many times as you like and each time you do your name will be re-entered in the raffle. The raffle will include a collection of Sci-Fi Films that relate to each song on the album. The movies in the set will be:

Predator

Predator 2

Predators

PSYCHOSOMATIC’S JEFF SALGAYDO – “We’ve worked for everything we have and don’t like asking bigger bands for shows.”

After four successful tours across the country and a small handful of West Coast tours, the band has become a veritable headliner without ever having proper distribution or a significant record label to help finance and back tours. As luck would have it, they will start yet another five-week trek directly following their upcoming CD release show at Blue Lamp.

CHRCH (Formerly CHURCH): Sacramento, California Doom-Slingers Formally Announce Name Change, Tour Dates‏

“Due to the fact that defending the claim of ‘willful infringement’ and ‘unfair competition’ is lengthy and expensive, we are now CHRCH. The bourgeoise system of ownership demands that knowledge and culture be rationed by the ability to pay. We thank everyone for their overwhelming support thus far. We are approaching our dates with Primitive Man and Northless August 13th-17th and we open for Pentagram in Santa Cruz on August 29th. In darkness, CHRCH.”

New Conquer Divide Video Interview In Sacramento, California

“We wanted to stay true to our roots” explains Kristen, guitarist. “Everything we’ve written comes from a real life experience. Music, like any art medium, has always been a form of catharsis for us, its all about trying to take something negative that happened in your life and turn it into something positive. And we’ve had a lot of pent up anger to get out on this record. But we did our best to move past those issues and turn them into something for the greater good, because, I think, the whole idea is, if I can’t heal from my art, how can you heal from it?.” “Yeah, we’ve poured our hearts into this record and we really hope people can connect with it on some level” Sarah adds.

New Glug Interview And Performance Footage At Valdez Family Benefit Show in Sacramento, California

As most of you know, Sacramento has all come together for a Memorial Benefit for The Valdez Family in memory of Sally Nava on Friday, July 17th at The Starlite Lounge in downtown Sacramento. Sally is the mother of our dear friend Randall (Randy) Valdez, who was a native of the Sacramento area and great friend to many of us in the music scene. Randy passed away in August 2010, his mother Sally passed away in April of this year. When Randy passed, he left behind three children, two of which went to live with Sally. This benefit was to support them in any way we can.

New Gift Giver Interview @ Ace Of Spades – Sacramento California

GIFT GIVER is the latest uncompromising, no-fucks-given gang of hard-living party animals to emerge from one of the world’s most notorious urban landscapes, Detroit. Alice Cooper, MC5, Iggy & The Stooges and iconoclastic controversy magnet Madonna are just a few of the firebrand rabble-rousers birthed in the fertile soil of Michigan, which famously gave the world the middle-fingers waving Eminem and Kid Rock, as well.