ALBUM REVIEW: Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats – Slaughter on First Avenue


It seems live albums are making a comeback. A slew of metal bands are releasing live albums in the coming months, perhaps in response to the ever-rising price of concerts these days. Add Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats to the list of live albums dropping this summer, though their release takes you back in time. Continue reading


Levitation Festival 2023 Books High on Fire, Uncle Acid and The Deadbeats, Dead Meadow, Ecstatic Vision, Unwound, and More


 

Halloween weekend 2023 will see the return of Levitation Festival returns! The first wave of bands includes High on Fire, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Badbadnotgood, Flying Lotus, Unwound, Amyl & The Sniffers, The Brian Jonestown Massacre, Oneohtrix Point Never, Panda Bear + Sonic Boom, Durand Jones, The Black Angels, Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats, Ty Segall & Freedom Band, Beach Fossils, Blonde Redhead, Hannibal Buress / Eshu Tune, Shannon & The Clams, High On Fire, Altin Gün, The Dandy Warhols, The Church, Jockstrap, Codeine, Water From Your Eyes & More! Taking place Halloween Weekend, October 26-29 in Austin, Texas, tickets are on sale at the link below.

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GHOST CULT PODCAST: Episode #162: Kevin Starrs of Uncle Acid and The Deadbeats – The Ghost Cult Interview


We caught up with Kevin Starrs – the founder and frontman of Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats. The band followed a headline tour of the USA with a run across Europe opening for Ghost! The band is still touring behind their acclaimed album “Wasteland” which came out in 2018 via Rise Above Records. Kevin discussed touring, the high expectations of fans, and when we can expect the next Uncle Acid album to come out!

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Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats Announce North American Tour with Twin Temple


Events Center, Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, NV 8/18/19

Two of the best acts in the world right now are Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats and Twin Temple! Now they are teaming up for a North American tour! Twin Temple will provide direct support on all dates, except San Jose and Sacramento, and for the final stop as Uncle Acid performs at this year’s Bonaroo fest! Uncle Acid just toured America supporting King Diamond. Continue reading


King Diamond Announces New Album, New Tour Dates with Uncle Acid And The Deadbeats


King Diamond has been hinting at a major announcement for some time and here it is. The title and theme for the first studio album in 12 years is The Institute, due out from Metal Blade Records in 2020, with a debut single this fall. In the meantime, a tour teaser with a sneak peak of the new stage set can be viewed below. To support of The Institute, King Diamond will embark on a North American tour with Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats and Idle Hands in November/December. Continue reading


Witchfinder – Hazy Rites


Satan rules!” states the bio of French Doom/Stoner trio Witchfinder. Dear, oh dear…more expected is the apparent devotion to hedonism and, on the band’s second album Hazy Rites (Black Bow Records), both are seemingly hallowed in equal measure.Continue reading


Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats – Blood Ceremony: Live at O2 Institute, Birmingham (UK)


After being somewhat spoiled with three support acts the previous night at Skid Row in Manchester, it’s a bump back down to a single support for this evening’s fare, with Canada’s Blood Ceremony touring in support of Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats at Birmingham’s O2 Institute. The room is not quite sold out, though very busy, with the intimate feel of the venue lending itself to a really good atmosphere. After a far too early arrival, allowing unneeded extra time for snow, it was time for some doom and gloom in my ears to warm me from the cold. Continue reading


Aver – Orbis Majora


Now into their second decade together, Aussie space cadets Aver have released two albums which, while not setting the world alight, has gained them a devoted core following known as Avernauts. Undoubtedly they’ll be looking for third album Orbis Majora (Ripple Music) to enhance that population and cement a reputation as masters of heavy-riffing invention.Continue reading


GUEST POST: Greg and Rob Of Static Tension – Best Albums of 2018


With 2018 coming to a close, Greg Blachman and Rob Rom of Static Tension took some time to collectively reflect on their Top 10 releases of the year. The below are their picks, listed in no particular order.Continue reading


Uncle Acid And The Deadbeats, High On Fire, Glassjaw, YOB And More Booked For Psycho Las Vegas 2019


Psycho Las Vegas 2019 has announced it’s first lineup announcement and the fans are sure to go crazy for these bands. Uncle Acid And The Deadbeats, High On Fire, Glassjaw, YOB, Perturbator, Kadavar, and Oranssi Pazuzu are booked with many more to be announced soon. Early bird tickets are already on sale, with the event moving to Mandalay Bay Resort And Casino, this coming August 16th – 18th. Continue reading