Primitive Man Premiere “Entity” Music Video

Primitive Man have premiered a new video for their new song “Entity.” This track is from the band’s new album “Immersion,” which will be released on August 14.

Ethan McCarthy commented:

“The inspiration for this video/song is a part personal experience, part Robert Johnson acknowledgment as the originator of taking the left-hand path of music, and part from a story out of Malachi Martin’s book “Hostage to the Devil” called “The Smiler.” On tour back in 2014, we stayed with a guy we met named Matt in Baltimore.

He had the book and I read through half of it in an evening. The story of “The Smiler” really stood out to me and I never forgot it. Years later when dealing with mental health issues, I kept thinking about the Smiler and how I was feeling as though I was entering “A marriage with nothingness”, embracing the “Naked Light” and had a “Kingdom Inside of me that they could not destroy.”

The lyrical content of the song places emphasis on mania and depression and how when mixed they can feel as though they are an Entity that lives inside of you, influencing your decisions and you are forced to watch. When you lose control and are unable to reel it back in, so you reluctantly lean into the chaos.

Self-harm, chaos and isolation. The cocoon in the video represents the feelings of isolation that come along with these extreme feelings of helplessness, pandemonium, shame, and an irrational and morbid desire to let everything go to shit.

Mix this in with being a touring musician and you get The old “hellhound on my trail” nod. But for us, it’s “Demon is catching up.””

Primitive Man Premiere “Menacing” Music Video

Primitive Man have premiered a new video for their new song “Menacing.” This track is from the band’s new album “Immersion,” which will be released on August 14. Ethan McCarthy commented:

“‘Menacing‘ is about asking the unhinged whirlwind of chaos that controls life to guide you through the various trials and tribulations one might encounter. And in what ways that can mold/shape a person’s character. I also speak on the lonely road that one can follow when they refuse to compromise on what they want in this life. Whatever that may be. And that there is a certain level of self-doubt and insanity that blankets all of this. Life is messy.”

[via Revolver]

Primitive Man Premiere New Song “The Lifer”

Primitive Man have premiered a new song titled “The Lifer.” This track is from the band’s new album “Immersion,” which will be released on August 14.

Ethan McCarthy said the following:

“‘The Lifer‘ is about being cursed with and unable to shed the desire to create. The lack of financial security that comes with that. It is also about the ever-present on the road psychosis touring musicians get as well as the enemies you meet along the way.”

“Immersion” Track Listing:

01. “The Lifer”
02. “Entity”
03. “Menacing”
04. “∞”
05. “Foul”
06. “Consumption”

Carcass, Youth Of Today, Daughters, Etc. Added To 2020 Oblivion Access Festival

More artists have been added to the 2020 Oblivion Access festival. The event will take place on June 5-7 at Barracuda, Empire Control Room & Garage, and Mohawk in Austin, TX and it will now feature: Carcass, Youth Of Today, Daughters, Swans, Autopsy, Duster, Converge, Zola Jesus, Vio-lence, Lil Ugly Mane, Repulsion, A Place To Bury Strangers, Melt-Banana, Windhand, Coven, Despise You, Mike, Uniform & The Body (collaborative set), Anna Von Hausswolff, Kool Keith, Cough, Thou, Wormrot, Ringworm, Acid Witch, True Widow, Bastard Noise, Fury, Primitive Man, Mizmor, Uniform, Hell, Boan, Yellow Eyes, Big Brave, Candy, Troller, Vermin Womb, Elizabeth Colour Wheel, Outer Heaven, Immortal Bird, Portrayal Of Guilt, Creeping Death, Judiciary, Acid Fab, Ulthar, Vile Creature, Many Blessings, Sub Oslo, Grivo, Saintpeeler, Blank Hellscape, Private Service, Shitbag, and Wolfie Warship.

Austin Terror Fest Rebranded As Oblivion Access

The Austin Terror Fest will be rebranded as Oblivion Access in 2020. The event will be held at Barracuda, Empire Control Room & Garage, and Mohawk in Austin, TX on June 5-7 and it will feature: Swans, Converge, Lil Ugly Mane, Anna von Hausswolff, Despise You, True Widow, and Primitive Man. The following was said about the name change:

“The new name, Oblivion Access, is meant to serve as an homage to Lil Ugly Mane’s 2015 album of the same title. Still ringing true to the festival’s original identity, Oblivion Access will continue to provide fans with some of today’s most sought-after heavy metal, experimental, and punk rock music performances. The festival will also expand into new genres and sounds, continuing the transition that began during last year’s festival to make the event a more inclusive and encompassing celebration of both counterculture and experimental music.”

Cattle Decapitation Announce Fall Tour With Atheist, Full Of Hell, Primitive Man, Author & Punisher, And Vitriol

Cattle Decapitation have announced a fall tour with Atheist, Author & Punisher, and Vitriol. Full Of Hell and Primitive Man will also perform on select dates.

Tour Dates:

11/22 Austin, TX – Empire Control Room (with Full Of Hell)
11/23 Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Bar & Grill (with Full Of Hell)
11/24 Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall (with Full Of Hell)
11/25 New Orleans, LA – The Parish @ House Of Blues (with Full Of Hell)
11/26 Orlando, FL – The Abbey (with Full Of Hell)
11/27 Fort Lauderdale, FL – Culture Room (with Full Of Hell) (no Author & Punisher)
11/29 Atlanta, GA – Hell @ Masquerade (with Full Of Hell) (no Author & Punisher)
11/30 Richmond, VA – Canal Club (with Full Of Hell)
12/01 New York, NY – Le Poisson Rouge (with Full Of Hell)
12/02 Boston, MA – Brighton Music Hall (with Full Of Hell)
12/03 Philadelphia, PA – The Foundry @ The Fillmore (with Full Of Hell)
12/04 Toronto, ON – Opera House (with Full Of Hell)
12/05 Chicago, IL – Metro (with Full Of Hell)
12/06 Lawrence, KS – Granada Theater (with Primitive Man)
12/07 Denver, CO – The Oriental (with Primitive Man)
12/08 Grand Junction, CO – Mesa Theater (with Primitive Man)
12/10 Albuquerque, NM – El Rey Theater (with Primitive Man)
12/11 Mesa, AZ – Club Red (with Primitive Man)
12/12 Los Angeles, CA – The Regent (with Primitive Man)
12/13 Las Vegas, NV – Fremont Country Club (with Primitive Man)
12/14 Fresno, CA – Strummers (with Primitive Man)
12/15 Berkeley, CA – UC Theatre (with Primitive Man)
12/17 Seattle, WA – The Showbox (with Primitive Man)
12/18 Portland, OR – Bossanova Ballroom (with Primitive Man)
12/19 Sacramento, CA – Holy Diver (with Primitive Man)
12/20 Pomona, CA – The Glass House (with Primitive Man)
12/22 San Diego, CA – Brick By Brick (with Primitive Man)

As previously reported, Cattle Decapitation’s new album “Death Atlas“ will be released on November 29.

The Original Misfits Added To 2019 Psycho Las Vegas

The Original Misfits have been added to the 2019 Psycho Las Vegas festival. They will be replacing Megadeth, who cancelled most of their 2019 dates due to Dave Mustaine’s throat cancer diagnosis. The event will be held at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, NV on August 16-18 and the updated daily lineups can be found below.

August 16: Electric Wizard, High On Fire, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Graveyard, The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown, Perturbator, Bad Religion, Fu Manchu, Cold Cave, YOB, En Minor, Goatwhore, Nothing, Glassjaw, Devil Master, Ilsa, Hangman’s Chair, Candy, Led Zeppelin II, Electric Citizen, Spindrift, LA Witch, and Royal Thunder.

August 17: Misfits, Clutch, Carcass, Triumph of Death, Old Man Gloom, The Black Angels, The Faint, Ornassi Pazuzu, Mark Lanegan, Black Mountain, The Obsessed, DVNE, Tobacco, Grails, Soft Kill, Full of Hell, Mork, Tomb Mold, Led Zeppelin II, Monophonics, Night Horse, and Levitation Room.

August 18: Opeth, Beach House, Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats, Mogwai, Rotting Christ, Kadavar, Deafheaven, Power Trip, 1349, Truckfighters, Amenra, Twin Temple, Dead Meadow, Have a Nice Life, Vio-Lence, Warhorse, Hell Fire, and Polyrhythmics.

“Two Minutes To Late Night” will also be present at the event and Andrew W.K. has been recruited for the closing ceremony.

On top of that, Corrosion of Conformity, Lucifer, Danava, ASG, Primitive Man, Idle Hands, Howling Giant, Thrown Into Exile, Motorbabe, Yakuza, Monophonics, Mother Mercury, and DJ Painkiller will all be performing at the festival’s pre-party event, which will take place at Daylight Beach Club on August 15.

Bongzilla, Primitive Man, Khemmis, Black Tusk, Etc. Set For Clairvoyance Festival

The lineup has been revealed for the 2019 Clairvoyance Festival. The event will take place at Cosmic Charlies in Lexington, KY on July 13 and it will feature the following: Bongzilla, Primitive Man, Khemmis, Black Tusk, Young Widows, Cloud Rat, Street Sects, Tomb Mold, Fister, Cloak, Of Feather And Bone, Wrekmeister Harmonies, and Outer Heaven.

Megadeth, Opeth, Etc. Added To 2019 Psycho Las Vegas

A number of artists have been added to the 2019 Psycho Las Vegas festival, including Megadeth, Opeth, Mogwai, Vio-lence, and more. The event will be held at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, NV on August 16-18 and the updated lineup can be found below.

Lineup:

Megadeth
Opeth
Electric Wizard
Clutch
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Beach House
High On Fire
Bad Religion
Mogwai
The Black Angels
Mark Lanegan
Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats
Graveyard
Deafheaven
Glassjaw
The Faint
Cold Cave
Fu Manchu
Triumph Of Death
Carcass
Rotting Christ
Power Trip
1349
Old Man Gloom
The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown
Tobacco
Dead Meadow
Oranssi Pazuzu
YOB
Black Mountain
Full Of Hell
Goatwhore
The Obsessed
En Minor
Kadavar
Amenra
Nothing
Perturbator
Soft Kill
Vio-lence
Truckfighters
Dvne
Grails
Have A Nice Life
Yakuza
Mork
Royal Thunder
Warhorse
Hangman’s Chair
L.A. Witch
Sprindrift
Twin Temple
Ilsa
Devil Master
Night Horse
Tomb Mold
Monophonics
Polyrhythmics
Electric Citizen
Led Zeppelin II
Motorbabe
Candy
Levitation Room
Hellfire
Mother Mercury

“Two Minutes To Late Night” will also be present at the event and Andrew W.K. has been recruited for the closing ceremony.

On top of that, Corrosion Of Conformity, Lucifer, Danava, ASG, Primitive Man, Howling Giant, Idle Hands, and Thrown Into Exile will be performing at the festival’s pre-party event, which will take place at Daylight Beach Club on August 15.