DIE CHOKING Announces August US Tour With Mister Lizard And Bathe; Live Set From NYC Posted

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Pummeling Philadelphia grindcore trio DIE CHOKING has confirmed an August US tour with Mister Lizard and Bathe, releasing the dates alongside new visual evidence of the band’s live shock-and-awe tactics.

Preceding the newly-confirmed tour, DIE CHOKING will be storming several fest shows, beginning with the Official Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest Pre-Party Matinee presented by BlowTheScene.com in Philadelphia, next Saturday, April 22nd, the show also featuring Pyrrhon and doubling as a record release show for Artificial Brain. May 26th sees the band heading north to Ithaca to take part in the next installment of 1Fest alongside Artificial Brain, Disparo, and others. Two days later, DIE CHOKING travels to Baltimore for their debut Maryland Deathfest performance with Terrorizer, Iron Lung, War Master, PLF, Genocide Pact, Suppression, and others.

DIE CHOKING’s newly-booked Sumer tour runs through the East Coast and Midwest states from August 10th through 20th, also presented by BlowTheScene.com. As with their unstoppable III debut LP, the band will utilize their upcoming Spring and Summer tour dates as testing ground for new material, as the band prepares to record its follow-up, IV, early in the Fall season. Joining DIE CHOKING will be unhinged London, UK-based parody violence band Mister Lizard, who combines elements of hardcore punk, powerviolence, and quirky experimental parts into furiously insane live shows, and Columbia, South Carolina-based angular grind/metal squad Bathe, which features members of Abacus, with wild movements and crescendos that absolutely destroy. Both acts are bound to make waves.

See all tour current DIE CHOKING tour dates below and find an event page for the Summer tour HERE.

DIE CHOKING recently played a one-off show in Brooklyn, New York as part of Bozzfest alongside All Out War and others, the show acting as a benefit for Decibel Magazine writer David Shawn Bosler, who was badly hurt in a car accident over the holidays. DIE CHOKING’s entire set — which included guest vocals by Deb Cohen on the track “Civilian” – is now playing RIGHT HERE.

The remaining copies of DIE CHOKING’s III LP as well as the CD version is available through The Compound Recs HERE, with merch and all music available from the band HERE and HERE, and the CD is available in Europe through Selfmadegod HERE.

DIE CHOKING Tour Dates:
5/22/2017 The Barbary – Philadelphia, PA @ Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest Pre-Party w/ Artificial Brain, Pyrrhon [info]
5/26/2017 The Haunt – Ithaca, NY @ 1Fest w/Artificial Brain, Disparo, more [info]
5/28/2017 Baltimore Soundstage – Baltimore, MD @ Maryland Deathfest w/ Terrorizer, Insect Warfare, Iron Lung, Suppression [info]
DIE CHOKING w/ Mister Lizard, Bathe:
8/10/2017 Kung-Fu Necktie – Philadelphia, PA
8/11/2017 Castle Blackburn – Burtonsville, MD w/ Ampallang Infection, Universal Remonster
8/12/2017 The Bug Jar – Rochester, NY w/ Sulaco
8/13/2017 TBA – Detroit, MI
8/14/2017 TBA – Grand Rapids, MI
8/15/2017 Triple Zero – Milwaukee, WI w/ Falter, Pains
8/16/2017 Hexagon – Minneapolis, MN w/ Deterioration
8/17/2017 The Rad Pad – Appleton, WI
8/18/2017 The Mousetrap – Chicago, IL
8/19/2017 Now That’s Class – Cleveland, OH w/ Grind And Bear It, MDLF, + special headliner
8/20/2017 The Shop – Pittsburgh, PA

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CLASSHOLE: Louisiana Hardcore Punk Unit Announces West Coast Tour

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New Orleans’ hardcore punk misfits CLASSHOLE are pleased to announce their long-awaited West Coast tour. Slated to commence on March 27th and run through April 12th, the sixteen-date journey includes performances alongside Swedish hardcore punk miscreants, DS-13, and Cleveland, Ohio-based hardcore merchants, Fuck You Pay Me. Additionally, CLASSHOLE will be joined by drummer Jorge Herrera (Despise You, ACxDC) this run filling in for Paul Webb. See all confirmed dates below.

CLASSHOLE, featuring within its ranks a colorful cast of volume abusers from the likes of Eyehategod, Hawg Jaw, Outlaw Order, The Mystick Krewe Of Clearlight, Mountain Of Wizard, Mangina, Tirefire, haarp, and more, released their self-titled debut via The Compound Recs in conjunction with band’s own Terror Cult imprint last year. Already issued in a limited vinyl run via Terror Cult, the CD edition comes as a four-panel digipak featuring an alternate layout and lyric liner, plus bonus video footage of the band performing live in NOLA.

Classhole is out NOW via The Compound Recs. For physical orders point your browser to THIS LOCATION. For digital orders, go HERE.

CLASSHOLE:
3/27/2017 Parlor Tattoo – Little Rock, AR
3/28/2017 The Middle East – Kansas City, MO
3/30/2017 Metro Music Hall – Salt Lake City, UT
3/21/2017 Double Down Saloon – Las Vegas, NV
4/01/2017 Sheas Tavern – Reno, NV
4/02/2017 Café Colonial – Sacramento, CA w/ DS-13
4/03/2017 The Metro – Oakland, CA w/ DS-13
4/04/2017 The Appleton Grill – Watsonville, CA w/ DS-13
4/05/2017 Dynamite Vinyl – Fresno, CA w/ DS-13
4/06/2017 The Horn Bar – Lancaster, CA w/ DS-13
4/07/2017 The Garage – Ventura, CA w/ DS-13, Fuck You Pay Me
4/08/2017 Los Globos – Los Angeles, CA w/ DS-13, Fuck You Pay Me
4/09/2017 Programme Skate & Sound – Fullerton, CA w/ DS-13, Fuck You Pay Me
4/10/2017 The Green Room – Flagstaff, AZ
4/11/2017 Moonlight Lounge – Albuquerque, NM
4/12/2017 Barracuda – Austin, TX

 “…the tunes they churn out here are full-fledged, fast, dark, and nasty… with a murderous groove and a vocalist more used to spitting black metal brimstone than dopesick bile.” – Noisey

CLASSHOLE is here to punch you in the fucking face and leave you in an alley somewhere. At least that’s the vibe I get from the band’s self-titled debut…” – Metal Injection

“The music is suicidal, destructive nonchalance writhing in pain and apathy, all trapped in the same moment. CLASSHOLE have made a soundtrack to a descent into despair.” – New Noise

The entire album sounds like the derailment of a freight train coming through a republican party parade.” – The Sludgelord

“…sick, dirty, anarchic, caustic….” – The Examiner

“…pure, unadulterated anger….” – Rock Shock Pop

 “…fifteen tracks of angry, fast-paced punk laced with old-school hardcore breakdowns… There is no poetry, no pomp and certainly no circumstance. Merely an album of raw anthems replete with sing-along aspects and curb stomping brutality. The revolution is now and the soundtrack to the black bandana faced throwing of molotov cocktails will be CLASSHOLE.” – Nine Circles

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DIE CHOKING To Play Three 1Fest Events With ACxDC, Cloud Rat, And More Next Week; Artwork Feature Running At Heavy Blog Is Heavy

Die Choking Meatlocker 2 May 2016 [photo by Paul Buczkowski][photo by Paul Buczkowski]

Philadelphia hypergrind trio DIE CHOKING does not remain stationary for long, proving it once again as the band prepares to play a trio of 1Fest shows taking place across the Northeast next weekend.

Additionally, Heavy Blog Is Heavy has issued an in-depth feature on DIE CHOKING’s intense graphics. The piece includes an interview with the entire band highlighting their dense, socio-political lyrical landscapes and deep-rooted beliefs that fuel their content and concepts, and how it’s all delivered visually through the talents of guitarist and graphic artist Jeffrey V. Daniels.

Read the new Heavy Blog Is Heavy feature HERE, see DIE CHOKING’s video for “Dead Figurehead” HERE, and stream III in its entirety HERE.

Three upcoming 1Fest events taking place next week — in Brooklyn on January 27th, Syracuse January 28th, and Boston January 29th – which will see DIE CHOKING playing alongside the likes of Siege, ACxDC, Cloud Rat, Backslider, Escuela, The Grindmother, Goolagoon, and others. DIE CHOKING is also on the verge of announcing another batch of shows for the months ahead, preceding and surrounding their performance at Maryland Deathfest in Baltimore with Terrorizer, Insect Warfare, P.L.F., Iron Lung, Warmaster, and more.

DIE CHOKING Live:
1/27/2017 Silent Barn – Brooklyn, NY @ 1Fest w/ ACxDC, Cloud Rat, Backslider, The Grindmother, Goolagoon [info]
1/28/2017 The Warehouse – Syracuse, NY @ 1Fest w/ ACxDC, Cloud Rat, Escuela, The Grindmother, Goolagoon [info]
1/29/2017 Hardcore Stadium – Boston, MA @ 1Fest w/ Siege, ACxDC, Cloud Rat, Escuela, The Grindmother, Goolagoon [info]
5/25-28/2017 Maryland Deathfest XV – Baltimore, MD w/ Terrorizer, Insect Warfare, Iron Lung, more [info]

DIE CHOKING’s debut LP III was initially released on limited vinyl through The Compound Recs. after which it was licensed for release on CD through Selfmadegod Records. Writing for the band’s second full-length IV is underway with additional info to be released in the weeks ahead. Merch and music can be ordered through DIE CHOKING right HERE and HERE, vinyl and CDs can be ordered through The Compound HERE, and the CD is available in Europe through Selfmadegod HERE.

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GRIDFAILURE: Video For “Paranoia Will Not Coagulate” Released

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GRIDFAILURE has completed and released the project’s first video, created for the track “Paranoia Will Not Coagulate.” The soloist also confirms several new recordings to see release over the coming months.

“Paranoia Will Not Coagulate.” comes from the debut GRIDFAILURE album Ensuring The Bloodline Ends Here, which was released in May 2016 through The Compound Recs. The outfit has since recorded and completed several other new titles, yet returns to the debut album for a series of videos beginning here. Captured in various sectors of New York and Pennsylvania over the Summer, the visual stimulant for the song was solely filmed and edited by the outfit’s lone creator, as with the others in the series, which are currently under construction.

See GRIDFAILURE’s video for “Paranoia Will Not Coagulate” at THIS LOCATION.

The Halloween-released Further Layers Of Societal Collapse EP is available for free download HERE, and the limited split cassette with NEVER PRESENCE FOREVER — due out on December 23rd — is available for streaming and preorder via NEVER PRESENCE FOREVER HERE and GRIDFAILURE HERE.

The works of GRIDFAILURE are the haunted experimentations of David Brenner (ex-Theologian, ex-Heidnik). The soloist has been collaborating with a wide cast of henchpersons across the country and beyond over the past several months, and is currently finishing up the final recordings for the cannibalistic post-Sixth Mass Extinction dementia of impending second album, Teeth Collection, for release in early 2017. Also, heavily underway is the construction of Drought Stick, which has somehow transformed from an investigational EP into an epic collection which explores more spacious, echoing movements fit for somnambulant wasteland deviations. Drought Stick will see 2017 release as a double conceptual album.

GRIDFAILURE has also rapidly completed most of a new EP, Hostile Alchemy, which will see release ahead of both Teeth Collection and Drought Stick in January 2017. Stand by for audio from the new EP in the coming days.

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GRIDFAILURE: Further Layers Of Societal Collapse Available For Free Download; Drought Stick Confirmed

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GRIDFAILURE‘s Further Layers Of Societal Collapse EP has infected the masses through free digital download.

With seven tracks harnessing twenty-six minutes of harrowing dementia, Further Layers Of Societal Collapse meshes the ghostly elements of dark ambient, power electronics, and industrial metal with more percussive elements and guitars than the Ensuring The Bloodline Ends Here debut, thundering with confrontational and exploratory vocal wrath, all meeting on a rudderless course where anything goes. Contributions from cohorts BJ Allen (Full Scale Riot) and Pete Tsakiris reflect the first recorded GRIDFAILURE collaborations to see release, all traits that repeat heavily in the act’s other upcoming titles.

Download Further Layers Of Societal Collapse for free at Bandcamp HERE and HERE and Soundcloud HERE.

GRIDFAILURE’s recent collaboration with Walking Bombs – the Tad Doyle-mastered “Demagogue” – is playing HERE.

A limited cassette version of Further Layers Of Societal Collapse will be produced and released through The Compound Recs. shortly.

The haunted works of GRIDFAILURE are the experimental runoff of David Brenner (Earsplit, ex-Theologian, ex-Heidnik), created through the unhinged abuse of countless instruments field recording tactics. Having been incessantly recording and collaborating with an array of henchpersons over recent months, the outfit is currently completing a newly identified release, classified Drought Stick, which explores more spacious, echoing movements fit for intoxicated wasteland somnambulance, and The visionary realms of the cannibalistic Teeth Collection album continue to take shape, as well as a split cassette release with Richmond-based ambient soloist Never Presence Forever, several videos, and even more.

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DIE CHOKING Begins Tour With Department Of Correction Begins This Week

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Philadelphia’s DIE CHOKING begins their US tour with Paris-based Department Of Correction this week.

Following DIE CHOKING’s first European tour early this year with DOC, the tour will now repeat itself on US shores. DOC will head into the country mid-October to join up with DIE CHOKING for a week-and-a-half of tour dates down the East Coast, beginning the eleven-city run across the East Coast in Allentown on Thursday, October 20th. From there, the bands will blaze through Philadelphia, Brooklyn, Richmond, Raleigh, Charlotte, Columbia, Atlanta, and Jacksonville, before coming to a finale at the massive The Fest 15 in Gainesville, with the likes of Fucking Invincible, Coke Bust, Braid, Night Birds, and dozens more.

One of 2015’s most unstoppable albums, DIE CHOKING’s III was initially released on limited vinyl through New York City-area-based The Compound Recs. after which it was licensed for release on CD through Poland’s Selfmadegod Records.

See DIE CHOKING’s recent video for “Dead Figurehead” HERE and stream III in its entirety HERE.

Brand new merch designs and more are available through DIE CHOKING right HERE, vinyl and CDs can be ordered through The Compound HERE, and the CD is available in Europe through Selfmadegod HERE.

Writing for DIE CHOKING’s second full-length IV is underway with album pre-production currently happening. Additional info will be released in the weeks ahead.

DIE CHOKING Tour Dates:
10/20/2016 Good Weekend – Allentown, PA w/ Department Of Correction, Buzzherd [info]
10/21/2016 Shred Shed – Philadelphia, PA w/ Department Of Correction [info]
10/22/2016 Silent Barn (ABC No Rio exile show) – Brooklyn, NY w/ Department Of Correction, Pyrrhon, Chepang, Inertia [info]
10/23/2016 Gallery 5 – Richmond, VA w/ Department Of Correction, Burn/Ward [info]
10/24/2016 Riffhouse Pub – Virginia Beach, VA w/ Department Of Correction, Amara [info]
10/25/2016 Slims – Raleigh, NC w/ Department Of Correction, Old Codger [info]
10/26/2016 The Station – Charlotte, NC w/ Department Of Correction, Lesser Life [info]
10/27/2016 New Brookland Tavern – Columbia, SC w/ Department Of Correction, Abacus, Cazador [info]
10/28/2016 529 – Atlanta, GA w/ Department Of Correction, Grinchfinger [info]
10/29/2016 Rain Dogs – Jacksonville, FL w/ Department Of Correction, Shadow Hunter [info]
10/30/2016 The Fest 15 – Gainesville, FL w/ Department Of Correction, Fucking Invincible, Coke Bust, Braid, Night Birds, more [info]
11/10/2016 Kung Fu Necktie – Philadelphia, PA w/ Trap Them, Yautja [info]
1/26/2017 Silent Barn –  Brooklyn, NY @ 1Fest NYC w/ Cloud Rat [info]
1/27/2017 The Vault – Syracuse, NY @ 1Fest Syracuse w/ Cloud Rat [info]
1/28/2017 TBA – Boston, MA @ 1Fest Boston w/ Cloud Rat
5/25-28/2017 Maryland Deathfest 2017 – Baltimore, MD w/ Autopsy, Insect Warefare, Siege, Warmaster, PLF, Iron Lung

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GRIDFAILURE Issues “Digital Crush” At Metal Riot; Further Layers Of Societal Collapse EP Nears Free Samhain Release

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Hostile alchemist GRIDFAILURE has completed the Further Layers Of Societal Collapse EP impending its free digital distribution on Samhain 2016, leaking new track “Digital Crush” through Metal Riot.

GRIDFAILURE is the auditory harvest of David Brenner (Earsplit, ex-Theologian, ex-Heidnik), who abuses dozens of instruments, brewing a haunted apocalypse aura. The outfit’s Ensuring The Bloodline Ends Here debut was released in May via The Compound Recs. With a second album, Teeth Collection, nearing completion, Further Layers Of Societal Collapse provides some insight of the bizarre directions the unit’s output is taking. The use of field recordings infusing elements of nature and civilization into the mix carries into the new material, which infuses more percussive elements and guitars than the debut. Contributions from cohorts BJ Allen (Full Scale Riot) and Pete Tsakiris reflect the first GRIDFAILURE collaborations to see release, a trait that lies heavily in the upcoming releases.

GRIDFAILURE’s Further Layers Of Societal Collapse delivers nearly a half-hour of unharnessed dementia, infiltrating additional realms of biomechanical madness, meshing ghostly and fractured elements of dark ambient, power electronics, and industrial metal with the confrontational wrath of tectonic hardcore on a rudderless course where anything goes.

This confrontational dementia is depicted in “Digital Crush,” playing at Metal Riot RIGHT HERE.

Hear the EP’s “Woodlands Of Self-Impalement” via Loudwire HERE, and the GRIDFAILURE-infused anti-Trump “Demagogue” by Walking Bombs, mastered by Tad Doyle, at Blow The Scene HERE.

GRIDFAILURE will offer Further Layers Of Societal Collapse as a free download on October 31st through Bandcamp, Soundcloud, and more, with a limited cassette version to follow in November; find your Walkman ASAP.

Orders for GRIDFAILURE‘s Ensuring The Bloodline Ends Here eco-wallet CD receive free paraphernalia HERE; digitally the album can be found at Bandcamp, Amazon, iTunes, and most others.

Also join the macabre lounge/fight act for the end of everything on GRIDFAILURE’s upcoming Teeth Collection album, split with Never Presence Forever, and multiple other upcoming splits, EPs, and collaborations, all likely to see release by the end of the year.

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GRIDFAILURE: Track From Further Layers Of Societal Collapse EP Premiered At Loudwire; Collaborative Track With Walking Bombs Streaming At Blow The Scene

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A new track GRIDFAILURE is now playing at Loudwire, as the hostile alchemist announces the impending free digital EP from which the sample has been extracted. The outfit also declares several additional recordings nearing completion, including its second full-length.

The trials initiated as Teeth Collection have since taken a new direction, these recordings now encapsulated in the second GRIDFAILURE full-length album of the same name. Though the title of the series has transformed, the free EP series continues as planned, the first of which is in its final stages. Further Layers Of Societal Collapse presents several random recordings which see the outfit’s works which infiltrate further realms of biomechanical madness, meshing ghostly and fractured elements of dark ambient, power electronics, and industrial metal with the confrontational wrath of tectonic hardcore on a rudderless course where anything goes.

Loudwire unloads an early track from GRIDFAILURE’s Further Layers Of Societal Collapse into the masses through its Rumblings From The Underground column, offering “Woodlands Of Self-Impalement” for your auditory displeasure. The write-up issues, “’Woodlands of Self-Impalement’ is seven-and-a-half minutes of brooding, ominous torture that begs for something catastrophic to happen, but it doesn’t — it just lurks in the shadows as you frantically survey your surroundings, just waiting for the axe to fall, pissing yourself with nervous anticipation. True apocalyptic nihilism at its electronic worst (that means best for all you uninitiated)!”

Stream “Woodlands Of Self-Impalement” through Loudwire at THIS LOCATION.

GRIDFAILURE will offer Further Layers Of Societal Collapse as a free download on October 30th through Bandcamp HERE.

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Further Layers Of Societal Collapse Track Listing:
1. A Severing Of Ties
2. Digital Crush
3. Android Infusion
4. Get Fucked Dance
5. Broken Systems
6. Indian Point Direct Proximity Warning Tester
7. Woodlands Of Self-Impalement

GRIDFAILURE recently collaborated with neighboring upstate New York project Walking Bombs, for the anti-Trump anthem “Demagogue,” which is set to appear on the experimental punk/rock outfit’s impending Peace Quest EP. The EP is mastered by Tad Doyle (Tad, Brothers Of The Sonic Cloth) and the new track was premiered at Blow The Scene this week RIGHT HERE.

Also being completed is GRIDFAILURE’s second album Teeth Collection, which takes the experimental expansion of the Further Layers Of Societal Collapse EP to creepy new levels of dementia, infusing tribal, cyber, folk, and hardcore elements, including multiple collaborations with random allies. Teeth Collection will be issued before the end of the year. Additional looming GRIDFAILURE recordings include a split with Richmond soloist Never Presence Forever, as well as multiple additional EPs, splits, collaborations, compilation tracks, videos, and more.

GRIDFAILURE is the auditory harvest of David Brenner (Earsplit, ex-Theologian, ex-Heidnik), who abuses dozens of instruments, brewing a haunted apocalypse aura wrought with unhinged vocal exploration in full DIY unaccountability The outfit’s Ensuring The Bloodline Ends Here debut was released in May via The Compound Recs. Orders for the alluringly economical eco-wallet CD receive free GRIDFAILURE paraphernalia HERE; digitally the album can be found at Bandcamp, Amazon, iTunes, and most others.

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DIE CHOKING: Intense New Video For “Dead Figurehead” Playing At Clrvynt; Band Confirmed For Maryland Deathfest, 1Fest, And More

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Philadelphia’s unhinged grind squad DIE CHOKING has just issued the first official video from their lauded and unstoppable III LP through an exclusive premiere at Clrvynt, and as always, announces another round of upcoming live actions.

The rapid visual deployment for “Dead Figurehead” is as intense and warped as DIE CHOKING’s auditory explosiveness on the track. A whirlwind of international leaders and political propaganda is delivered through a white-knuckled ride through a world of radical dementia, the video directed by Mitchell Luna (Maruta, Noisear) and Josh Mahesh (Heikousen, Fraud).

DIE CHOKING issues, “‘Dead Figurehead’ is a fuck-off to intolerance and pushes against the rising neo-fascism we are seeing in the US right now. There is a transparency and widespread popular criticism of American politics that we haven’t really seen since the 1960’s. The current candidacy has been an eye-opening mirror for Americans. In the end, it seems elected politicians are frequently not the leaders we want or need. Unfortunately, they may be the leaders we deserve.”

Heavy music portal Clrvynt has hosted the premiere of the new “Dead Figurehead” video, stating, “Despite the ample gross-outs, DIE CHOKING‘s latest video isn’t about shock value — it’s about waking the hell up and smelling the sweet, rancid fumes emanating from our collective dumpster fire, which grows stronger by the day.”

See DIE CHOKING’s “Dead Figurehead” at Clrvynt RIGHT HERE.

Following DIE CHOKING’s first European tour early this year alongside Paris-based Department Of Correction, the tour will now repeat itself on US shores. DOC will head into the country mid-October to join up with DIE CHOKING for a week-and-a-half of tour dates down the East Coast, which comes to a finale at the massive The Fest 15 in Gainesville, Florida with the likes of Fucking Invincible, Coke Bust, Braid, Night Birds, and dozens more. The tour is surrounded by and includes a rash of shows with the likes of Noisear, Gadget, Pyrrhon, Trap Them, Yautja, Cloud Rat, and many others. DIE CHOKING will also take part in the multi-state 1Fest in January, including successive shows with Cloud Rat in New York City, Syracuse, and Boston. The band has also been confirmed for Maryland Deathfest 2017, set to appear with the likes of Autopsy, Insect Warefare, Siege, Warmaster, PLF, Iron Lung, and more.

One of 2015’s most unstoppable albums, DIE CHOKING’s III was initially released on limited vinyl through New York City-area-based The Compound Recs. after which it was licensed for release on CD through Poland’s Selfmadegod Records. Brand new merch designs and more are available through DIE CHOKING right HERE, vinyl and CDs can be ordered through The Compound HERE, and the CD is available in Europe through Selfmadegod HERE.

Writing for DIE CHOKING’s second full-length IV is underway with album pre-production currently happening. Additional info will be released in the weeks ahead.

DIE CHOKING Tour Dates:
10/09/2016 Pi lam – Philadelphia, PA w/ Noisear, Mother Brain, Bea$ters [info]
10/12/2016 Sidebar – Baltimore, MD w/ Gadget, Vermin Womb [info]
10/20/2016 Good Weekend – Allentown, PA w/ Department Of Correction, Buzzherd [info]
10/21/2016 Shred Shed – Philadelphia, PA w/ Department Of Correction [info]
10/22/2016 Silent Barn (Abc No Rio exile show)– Brooklyn, NY w/ Department Of Correction, Pyrrhon, Chepang, Inertia [info]
10/23/2016 Gallery 5 – Richmond, VA w/ Department Of Correction, Burn/Ward [info]
10/24/2016 Riffhouse Pub – Virginia Beach, VA w/ Department Of Correction, Amara [info]
10/25/2016 Slims – Raleigh, NC w/ Department Of Correction, Old Codger [info]
10/26/2016 The Station – Charlotte, NC w/ Department Of Correction, Lesser Life [info]
10/27/2016 New Brookland Tavern – Columbia, SC w/ Department Of Correction, Abacus, Cazador [info]
10/28/2016 529 – Atlanta, GA w/ Department Of Correction, Grinchfinger [info]
10/29/2016 Rain Dogs – Jacksonville, FL w/ Department Of Correction, Shadow Hunter [info]
10/30/2016 The Fest 15 – Gainesville, FL w/ Department Of Correction, Fucking Invincible, Coke Bust, Braid, Night Birds, more [info]
11/10/2016 – Kung Fu Necktie – Philadelphia, PA w/ Trap Them, Yautja [info]
1/26/2017 1Fest NYC – Aviv NYC, NY w/ Cloud Rat [info]
1/27/2017 1Fest Syracuse – The Vault Syracuse, NY w/ Cloud Rat [info]
1/28/2017 1Fest Boston – Boston, MA w/ Cloud Rat
5/25-28/2017 Maryland Deathfest 2017 – Baltimore, MD w/ Autopsy, Insect Warefare, Siege, Warmaster, PLF, Iron Lung

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DIE CHOKING: Philadelphia Hypergrind Trio To Storm Full Terror Assault Fest This Weekend; Summer/Fall Tour Dates Expanded

Die Choking Meatlocker 3 May 2016 [photo by Paul Buczkowski][photo by Paul Buczkowski]

Philadelphia-based by-the-throat hardcore grinders DIE CHOKING will take their blistering live set to the audiences at Full Terror Assault fest this weekend in Cave-In-Rock, Illinois. The band will storm the main stage of the massive gathering alongside the likes of Lock Up, Rotten Sound, Dying Fetus, Cephalic Carnage, Sacred Reich, Shining, Master, and many others.

DIE CHOKING continues to tour in support of their debut LP, III, which has seen the band decimating audiences across North America and Europe steadily over the past year since the album’s release. The attack of the band’s first European tour early this year alongside Paris-based Department Of Correction will now repeat itself on US shores this Fall. DOC will head into the country mid-October to join up with DIE CHOKING for a week-and-a-half of tour dates down the East Coast, which comes to a finale at the massive The Fest 15 in Gainesville, Florida with the likes of Fucking Invincible, Coke Bust, Braid, Night Birds, and dozens more. The tour is preceded by a rash of DIE CHOKING one-off shows over the coming weeks.

DIE CHOKING’s III is available on limited colored LP and CD via The Compound Recs HERE and the band HERE, and digitally via Bandcamp, iTunes, and all other digital outlets.

Decibel Magazine calls the band, “the energetic, Hellenistic philosophy-obsessed future of grind,” offering, “Just don’t think that DIE CHOKING’s fondness of brevity is another example of 21st Century grind kid ADD… the band takes pride in the arrangements, narrative and atmosphere of whirlwinds…” Stereogum issued, “…III’s not all flying spittle and popping veins. DIE CHOKING channels the intensity with a subtle songwriting intelligence that begins to emerge after the initial shock of their impact wears off.” Noisey notes how DIE CHOKING, “has grown a big reputation in short time for its unrelenting, caustic brand of socio-politically conscious, anti-authoritarian punk/metal played at tempos that come close to breaking the sound barrier, issuing of the LP, “III contains the band’s most confrontational, intense, and crust-fueled sounds yet while exploring heady philosophical concepts.” Bloody Disgusting praised the devastation of the album’s, “pure sensory assault, featuring blistering drums, raging vocals, and a wall of distorted guitars, all combining to ensure maximum face melting power,” and Cvlt Nation exclaims, “An all-out brutality fest will take place in your brain once you hear this album! From the very first to the last moment of this album, this band wants to punish, and they do a pummeling job of just that!”

DIE CHOKING Tour Dates:
8/26/2016 Moody’s Point – Bloomington, IL w/Kelut
8/27/2016 Full Terror Assault – Cave-In-Rock, IL w/ Rotten Sound, Dying Fetus, Cephalic Carnage, Organ Dealer [info]
8/28/2016 Voodoo Brewery – Meadville, PA w/ Organ Dealer
9/01/2016 Rake’s End – Cincinnati, OH w/ True Of All Death
9/02/2016 Drkmttr – Nashville, TN w/ Forest of Tygers
9/03/2016 Rotten Fest – Tallahassee, FL w/ Night Witch, Abacus
9/04/2016 The Foundry Coffee – Savannah, GA
10/09/2016 Pi lam – Philadelphia, PA w/ Noisear, Mother Brain, Bea$ters
10/12/2016 Sidebar – Baltimore, MD w/ Gadget, Vermin Womb
10/20/2016 Good Weekend – Allentown, PA w/ Department Of Correction, Carved Up
10/21/2016 Shred Shed – Philadelphia, PA w/ Department Of Correction
10/22/2016 Silent Barn – New York, NY w/ Department Of Correction, Pyrrhon
10/23/2016 Gallery 5 – Richmond, VA w/ Department Of Correction, Burn/Ward
10/24/2016 Riffhouse Pub – Virginia Beach, VA w/ Department Of Correction, Amara
10/25/2016 Slims – Raleigh, NC w/ Department Of Correction, Old Codger
10/26/2016 The Station – Charlotte, NC w/ Department Of Correction
10/27/2016 New Brookland Tavern – Columbia, SC w/ Department Of Correction
10/28/2016 529 – Atlanta, GA w/ Department Of Correction
10/29/2016 Rain Dogs – Jacksonville, FL w/ Department Of Correction
10/30/2016 The Fest 15 – Gainesville, FL w/ Department Of Correction, Fucking Invincible, Coke Bust, Braid, Night Birds, more

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