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Tuesday, August 12, 2008

News from Catacomb Records

From Catacomb Records:

Aluna News
Aluna has come back from a successful UK tour. They played with some amazing bands, including Blood Island Raiders, Obiat, Litmus, Berserkowitz, Ahymsa, Invasion, and Fancy Nancy. Cheers to everyone who put the gigs on, and everyone who attended them.

Their track "Spend My Time" is now being regularly played on BBC West Midlands Radio and can also be found on the Droning Earth and StonerRock.com compilations, go to www.alunaband.co.uk for more details.

Upcoming dates include support slots with the UK`s premier Black Sabbath tribute act War Pigs at Bilston`s Robin 2 club, and Nod Fest with Grifter and more TBC at The Junction in Bristol. Go to www.alunaband.co.uk for full listings.

They will be entering the studio this Autumn to record their bonus track, which will be appearing on the Fall To Earth limited edition 10". This release will be available on Nasoni Records, release date TBC.

The split 7" release with Queen Elephantine is still happening. This has been delayed by almost a year due to a chain of different events and circumstances which we are currently trying to sort out. Both Aluna and Queen Elephantine are extremely eager to release this. Whilst they are waiting for a release date and whilst they are in the studio, Aluna will be recording a new version of "Song of The Sun."

Grifter News
Grifter has just returned from playing a blinding set in London at the Ninehertz all dayer. This took place Saturday, 2 August at Camden Underworld. Ten other bands played, including Rise Above`s Gentlemans Pistols, End of Level Boss, and Suns of Thunder.

Ollie has recently been interviewed by Lee at The Sleeping Shaman. You can read the interview here.

Also catch them at Nod-Fest which they will be playing with Aluna (see above).

Sonic Lord News
Sonic Lord plays The Shakespeare in Sheffield on Saturday, 16 August. Other bands playing are White Fang, Bastard of The Skies, and Berserkowitz. One heavy, heavy night! This is being promoted by the Berserkowitz boys and Ninehertz. Catacomb`s merchandise stall will be there too, come and say hi!

The Fallen" by Sonic Lord has just been featured in issue 1219 of Kerrang Magazine in their "Top Ten Tracks You Must Hear" chart. They said "If you like enough low end that the neighbours can feel it three doors down the street, you`re gonna love the sludgy glory of Sonic Lord"

Read their recent Ninehertz review of "Trawling Through Sludge" here.

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