Deftones Launch “Ceremony” Beer

Deftones have teamed up with Belching Beaver once again to create a new beer called “Ceremony.” The double dry hopped hazy IPA is a 6.5% ABV beverage featuring citra and galaxy hops.

The band commented:

“Ceremony Double Dry Hopped Hazy IPA – our 8th and newest collaboration with Belching Beaver – has arrived. This finely crafted brew takes an easy drinking Hazy IPA and doubles down on the juicy and tropical hop varietals, coming in at 6.5% ABV.

Try it on draft or pick up a 4-pack at your nearest Belching Beaver location in San Diego today. For our fans in other cities, online orders begin at 11:30AM PT at belchingbeaver.com. Their brew finder will update as Ceremony rolls out through distribution channels in the coming weeks. Pre-orders via CraftShack are live now.

U.S. availability: AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, NE, NV, MN, OR, TX, WA, WI”

Rush Team Up With Henderson For New Canadian Golden Ale

Rush have joined forces with Henderson to create their own Canadian Golden Ale. The beer will be available in Ontario on August 30 and guitarist Alex Lifeson had the following to say about it:

“Rush Canadian Golden Ale is golden in colour with a dense ivory head. It has an earthy aroma with hints of orange-peel, pine and spicy rye. While the emphasis is on refreshment, there are elements of pine, rye spice and a citric hop flavour that add to the subtle complexity of the beer.”

Judas Priest’s Rob Halford And His Brother To Launch “Hails & Horns” English Bitter Ale

Judas Priest’s Rob Halford and his brother Nigel are planning to launch a new English bitter ale called “Hails & Horns.” The frontman said the following about that:

“My brother Nige (beer aficionado) and I teamed up with Backyard Brewhouse from Walsall to make our first kegs of Hails & Horns modern English best bitter Halford Ale premiering exclusively at Bloodstock 2021 @backyardbrewhouse for worldwide distribution enquiries. 🤘🏻😈🎤🔊💛”

Hatebreed Add Two More Beers To Their “Breed Brew” Line

Hatebreed have teamed up with Witchdoctor Brewing Company and Half Time Beverage once again to create two more beers for their “Breed Brew” line. The latest beverages include a 5.8% ABV beer called “Perseverance Pale Ale” and a non-alcoholic version of their “Live For This Lager.” Both of those are available at Witchdoctor Brewing and halftimebeverage.com. Drummer Matt Byrne commented:

“Who is stoked to get their summertime, post-COVID party on?! Live music and touring are beginning to come back strong and what better way to celebrate than with the release of a new Breed Brew? Hatebreed have once again partnered with Southington, Connecticut’s Witchdoctor Brewing and Poughkeepsie, New York’s Half Time Beverage to bring you ‘Perseverance Pale Ale.’ The beer culture will rejoice for this one, as we’ve kicked it up a notch with this hop-forward, crisp, and malty-flavored 5.8% banger, perfectly bridging the gap between a heavy stout and a lighter lager. For those fans who don’t consume alcohol, we sure as hell didn’t forget about you, either. We now have a smooth, crisp, and non-alcoholic version of our well-received ‘Live For This Lager’ in a limited edition blue can.”

Deadguy Documentary “Deadguy: Killing Music” To Premiere In September

The new Deadguy documentary, “Deadguy: Killing Music,” is set to premiere at the Underground Arts in Philadelphia, PA on September 24. The screening will also include a tapping of Deadguy and Broken Goblet Brewing’s new collaborative beer, “Makeshift Atomsmasher,” and a Q&A with the band and director Bill Saunders. Tickets can be found HERE. As previously reported, Deadguy will also be performing at the 2021 “Decibel Metal And Beer Fest” in Philadelphia, PA on September 25.

KnuckleBonz And Calicraft Brewing Company Announce New AC/DC Craft Beers

KnuckleBonz and Calicraft Brewing Company have teamed up with AC/DC for two new craft beers. The two beverages, “PWR UP” Juicy IPA and “TNT” Double IPA, will be available through select retailers later this summer.

A tap room release event for the beer will be held at the Calicraft headquarters in Walnut Creek, CA on July 23-25. The 16 oz collector’s edition cans will also be available through the Reyes Distribution network, which sells to Raley’s, WholeFoods, etc. Stores in California and Arizona are expected to carry the beer in mid-September. They will also be available online. Here’s a description of the beers:

“AC/DC PWR UP Juicy IPA (6.66%) mixes the tropical hop punch of hazy IPAs with the balance of West Coast IPAs. A blend of Australian Galaxy Hops and American Citra Hops bring massive flavors of bright passionfruit, ripe peaches, and juicy mandarin. Inspired by the newest AC/DC album, AC/DC PWR UP Juicy IPA combines new school vibes with old-school cool.”

“AC/DC TNT Double IPA (8.2%) is a modern take on a classic style. We blend a mix of Australian Cascade, American Cascade, and Simcoe to create a big, bold 8.2% Double IPA. Flavors of fresh cut grapefruit, sweet mango, and fresh pine explode out of the glass. Inspired by the first international AC/DC album — AC/DC TNT Double IPA proves that classics never go out of style.”

Tony Simerman, CEO of KnuckleBonz, Inc., commented:

“We are beyond excited to be collaborating with Calicraft on a new line of craft beers for music superfans. Many of the bands we have worked with in the Rock Iconz and 3D Vinyl Series will be coming to the new beverage line. There’s not a better band than AC/DC to kick this off.”

Blaine Landberg, CEO of Calicraft Beverage Co., added:

“Over the years, we’ve always stood for collaborations that go beyond beer. We value community and the arts. As music enthusiasts, we could not be more excited to work with our friends at KnuckleBonz and some of the most influential and groundbreaking musicians in history. Our collaboration is inspired by the band and is designed to be paired with their music. Great music and great beer — there is no better pairing!”

More details will be available at Calicraft.com/ACDC and KnuckleBonz.com/ACDC.

The Bronx Premiere New Song “Watering The Well”

The Bronx have premiered a new song titled “Watering The Well.” This track is from the band’s new album “Bronx VI,” which will be released on August 27. It will also be available as a limited edition 7 inch.

Matt Caughthran commented

“‘Watering The Well‘ is equal parts rock n roll rendezvous and back alley Bronx beatdown! With an opening riff that doubles as a call to the wild and a rhythm section dirtier than the Detroit gutter, listening to this song after midnight will 100% get you arrested.”

In other news, the group have also teamed up with Fall Brewing Company to create “Watering The Well” beer. Notably, the band will be celebrating the launch of that beverage during an event at the brewery’s San Diego, CA location on May 29. They said the following about the beer:

“We also teamed up with Fall Brewing Company and created a beer around the song! The can even has a sonic QR code so you can listen to the track while you drink it! Liquid music!…”

Iron Maiden Team Up With BrewDog For Hellcat India Pale Lager

Iron Maiden have teamed up with BrewDog for a new India Pale Lager called Hellcat. The 6% ABV beverage will be available in fall 2021.

Here’s a description of the beer:

“A feisty 6% ABV India Pale Lager where hops and malts collide. Hellcat rages with a citrus-forward flavor with a no less aggressive malty backbone. The result is a hazy-gold IPL with an epically complex balance. As with all BrewDog beers, Hellcat is carbon negative and BrewDog removes double the CO2 it takes to make.”

James Watt, CEO and co-founder of BrewDog, commented

“We’re thrilled to partner with a world-renowned rock band like Iron Maiden. Iron Maiden, like BrewDog, have maintained their spirit of independence throughout their stellar career. Hellcat is a hop-forward lager with a golden hazy appearance and crisp finish — an epic beer worthy of this massive collaboration.”

Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson added:

“I’ve been looking for the perfect partner with whom to bring a fresh, exciting beer to the U.S. I’ve long been an admirer of BrewDog, not just because of their beers, but also of their attitude and style. When I met the BrewDog team, we discovered the respect is mutual, and that we could make an undeniably unique beer together.”

[via Blabbermouth]

Zao Team Up With Speciation Artisan Ales For “Croatoan” Beer

Zao have teamed up with Speciation Artisan Ales to create their own beer called “Croatoan.” The beverage is named after a song from the band’s new album “The Crimson Corridor,“ which will be released on April 9. The group commented:

“The folks at Speciation Artisan Ales are not so secret metalheads. When our 2019 tour took us through Michigan we gathered to blend a beer. The resulting blend of two oak barrels was named ‘Croatoan‘ after a song on our upcoming album. Croatoan is an exceedingly complex wild ale with notes of vanilla, herbal gin botanicals, tart cherry and charred oak. The can art is by our very own Dan Weyandt.”

Deftones Announce “Ohms” Pale Ale

Deftones have teamed up with Belching Beaver Brewery once again to create a new pale ale named after their latest album “Ohms.” The beer will be available in select cities on February 1 and the band had the following to say about it:

“Announcing our latest Deftones x Belching Beaver collaboration, and the newest member of our collection: Ohms Pale Ale. This new recipe blends citrus notes with lemon peel and light pine, providing a more nuanced and complex flavor than your standard pale ale. 16oz. 4-packs will be available on February 1 for a limited time in select U.S. cities. More details, including nearest distributor locations, can be found at belchingbeaver.com upon its release.”