Baroness, Windhand, Etc. Members Join Forces In Darling

Gina Gleason (Baroness), Dorthia Cottrell (Windhand), and Leanne Martz (Misstallica) have launched a new project called Darling. The band’s first single “Baptists” can be purchased on Bandcamp with proceeds set to go towards For The Gwols.

Cottrell commented:

“So Gina and Leanne and I have been playing and writing songs together for a little while now just having fun and trying to live out our childhood “all girl band” fantasies haha This is one of the songs we have been working on and we are nervous but excited to share it with you all!

Its an honor and a blast to play with these two extremely talented women who I am very lucky to consider two of my best friends. You can pay what you want for the song on our Bandcamp and we’ve decided to donate all the proceeds to the @forthegworlsparty fund for black trans people that helps with rent and gender affirmative surgery, as this song is about someone I loved a lot who was a part of the trans community but who sadly is no longer with us as a result of the difficulties she faced just trying to be herself.

This song is the first of many more to come, hope you guys like it!”

[via Brooklyn Vegan]

Earthless, Elder, Baptists, Etc. Set For 2019 Stumpfest

The lineup has been revealed for the 2019 Stumpfest. The event will take place at Mississippi Studios in Portland, OR on April 18-20 and the daily lineups can be found below:

April 18: Elder, Ancestors, Baptists, Hair Puller, and Atriarch.

April 19: Earthless, Drunk Horse, Dead Now, Feral Ohms, and Glacial Fall.

April 20: Once & Future Band, Carlton Melton Kinski, Terry Gross, and Lavender Flu.

SUMAC Announce Announce European/UK Tour With Baptists, Endon, & Nordra

SUMAC have announced a European/UK tour with Baptists. Endon and Nordra will also perfom on select dates.

Tour Dates:

03/08 Aalborg, DEN – 1000fryd (with Nordra)
03/09 Copenhagen, DEN – Alice (with Nordra)
03/10 Gothenburg, SWE – Skjul Fyra Sex (with Nordra)
03/11 Oslo, NOR – Blä (with Nordra)
03/12 Stockholm, SWE – Kafe 44 (with Nordra)
03/14 Dortmund, NET – Junkyard (with Endon)
03/15 Brussels, BEL – Magasin 4 (with Endon)
03/16 Bristol, UK – The Exchange (with Endon)
03/17 Glasgow, UK – Stereo (with Endon)
03/18 Manchester, UK – Deaf Institute (with Endon)
03/19 London, UK – The Underworld (with Endon)
03/20 Paris, FRA – Petit Bain (with Endon)
03/21 Karlsruhe, GER – Jubez (with Endon)
03/22 Leipzig, GER – Institut fur Zukunft (with Endon)
03/23 Berlin, GER – Zukunft Am Ostkreuz (with Endon)
04/13 Tilburg, NET – Roadburn Festival (feat. Cave In, Sleep, etc.)

Baptists Stream New Song “Victim Service”

Baptists are streaming a new song titled “Victim Service.” This track is from the band’s new album “Beacon Of Faith,” which will be released on May 25. Guitarist Danny Marshall commented:

“From a songwriting standpoint, I think it is about as rock ‘n’ roll as we could get. I wanted to see if we could get away with doing a tune with this kind of mid-paced feel. The last riff in the song is a total John Reis-style riff attempt – his songs have always had a huge influence on the songwriting in this band, and to me that shines through more on this song than anything else on this record.”

[via Metal Hammer]

Baptists Stream New Song “Capsule”, Reveal Details For New Album “Beacon Of Faith”

Baptists are streaming a new song titled “Capsule.” This track is from the band’s new album “Beacon Of Faith,” which will be released on May 25.

“Beacon Of Faith” Track Listing:

01. “Worse Than Hate”
02. “Absolved Of Life/Spent Cells”
03. “Beacon Of Faith”
04. “Gift Taker”
05. “Capsule”
06. “Outbreeding”
07. “Vicarious Trauma”
08. “Victim Services”
09. “Indigo Child”
10. “Eulogy Template”
11. “Bevel Down”
12. “Carbide”
13. “Nostrovia”

All Pigs Must Die Announce 2018 West Coast Tour With Baptists

All Pigs Must Die have announced a headlining West Coast tour. Baptists will serve as support.

Tour Dates:

02/16 Vancouver, BC – Astoria
02/17 Seattle, WA – Highline
02/18 Portland, OR – Tonic
02/20 San Francisco, CA – Golden Bull
02/21 Los Angeles, CA – Hi Hat
02/22 Ventura, CA – The Garage
02/23 San Diego, CA – Soda Bar
02/24 Costa Mesa, CA – Wayfarer

Baptists Finishing Up New Album “Beacon Of Faith”

Baptists are pretty much finished with their new album “Beacon Of Faith.” The effort, which was recorded at God City Studio in Salem, MA with Converge‘s Kurt Ballou, was mastered by Audiosiege, and it will be released via Southern Lord in 2018. As you can see in the below photo, 13 tracks are expected to appear on the album.

[via The PRP]

Job For A Cowboy, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Suffocation, Etc. Set For Modified Ghost Festival

The lineup has been revealed for the Modified Ghost Festival. The event will take place in Vancouver, BC, across multiple venues, on April 7-10, and will include: The Dillinger Escape Plan, Job For A Cowboy, Suffocation, Cattle Decapitation Misery Index, Dead Cross, Toxic Holocaust, Revocation, Intronaut, Power Trip, ABSU, Archspire, Scale The Summit, Allegaeon, The Shrine, Baptists, Anciients, Usnea, North, Theories, Acquitted, and He Whose Ox Is Gored.

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Tour Dates:

04/07 Vancouver, BC – The Biltmore Cabaret
04/08 Vancouver, BC – The Vogue Theatre
04/09 Vancouver, BC – The Rickshaw Theatre & The Astoria
04/10 Vancouver, BC – The Astoria