Psychostick Posts New Video “Socks & Sandals (Pajama Pants)” Online

The kings of comedy rock Psychostick are hitting the road this coming October and November for “The Socks, Sandals & PJ Pants Tour” with Downtown Brown and Danimal Cannon (dates listed below) in support of their new album “DO”. But before they hit the road, they want fans to know the comfort of Socks, Sandals and Pajama Pants with their new music video.

“Being the cutting-edge connoisseurs of fashion that we are, we decided to theme our fall tour after our new music video and undeniable style, “Socks, Sandals, and PJ Pants”. We encourage all to come to the show in comfort, and forget about overrated things like “dignity” and “self-respect”. And we want to see a pajama pants pit.” says guitarist Josh ‘The J” Key.

You can watch the video below.

Oct 24 – St. Louis, MO – Fubar *
Oct 25 – Omaha, NE – Lookout Lounge *
Oct 26 – Colorado Springs, CO – Sunshine Studios
Oct 27 – Denver, CO – The Roxy Theater
Oct 28 – Salt Lake City, UT – Metro Music Hall
Oct 30 – Boise, ID – The Shredder
Oct 31 – Seattle, WA – El Corazon
Nov 1 – Portland, OR – Paris Theatre
Nov 2 – Placerville, CA – PJ’s Roadhouse #
Nov 3 – Cupertino, CA – The X Bar #
Nov 4 – Fullerton, CA – The Slide Bar # (cancelled)
Nov 6 – Fresno, CA – Full Circle Brewery #
Nov 7 – San Diego – Brick By Brick #
Nov 8 – Mesa, AZ – Club Red #
Nov 12 – Merriam, KS – Aftershock *#

*Does not include Downtown Brown
# Does not include Danimal Cannon

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Psychostick Announces “The Socks, Sandals & PJ Pants Tour” North American Tour Dates

The kings of comedy rock Psychostick are hitting the road this coming October and November for “The Socks, Sandals & PJ Pants Tour” with Downtown Brown and Danimal Cannon (dates listed below) in support of their new album “DO”.

This latest full length from Psychostick was a surprise album that the laugh masters revealed to the world this past July during a live fan engagement webcast on Twitch (watch the video here). The album was four years in the making to follow Psychostick’s extremely fan loved “IV: Revenge of The Vengeance” and continues the band’s genius of blending comedy, metal, heavy rock and the occasional spoof cover.

“DO” debut #1 on Billboard’s Comedy Albums chart along with ranking at #14 for Hard Rock Album, #39 for Rock Album, #39 for Independent Albums and #9 for Heatseekers Albums for the week of August 11th.

The band comments:

“Whelp, here it is! “Do.” This whole “surprise, nerd! New album!” experiment was extremely fun, and we’re beyond appreciative of your patience and understanding. We agree with you – four years is way too long. We hope to fix that despite what Murph says!

“Do” is our first 100% independent, label-free release since 2003! Our production process is still completely internal, but this time all profits go straight to Psychostick. This is extremely huge for us and we can’t thank you enough.

2018 marked the fifteenth anniversary of our first album, and we’re beyond excited that we’re still kickin’, making globs upon globs of comedy metal. We aim to do this until they kick us out of the old folks’ home or off of Mars. That’s right. We’re goin’ to Mars, damnit.”

The tour dates are as follows:

Oct 24 – St. Louis, MO – Fubar *
Oct 25 – Omaha, NE – Lookout Lounge *
Oct 26 – Colorado Springs, CO – Sunshine Studios
Oct 27 – Denver, CO – The Roxy Theater
Oct 28 – Salt Lake City, UT – Metro Music Hall
Oct 30 – Boise, ID – The Shredder
Oct 31 – Seattle, WA – El Corazon
Nov 1 – Portland, OR – Paris Theatre
Nov 2 – Placerville, CA – PJ’s Roadhouse #
Nov 3 – Cupertino, CA – The X Bar #
Nov 4 – Fullerton, CA – The Slide Bar #
Nov 6 – Fresno, CA – Full Circle Brewery #
Nov 7 – San Diego – Brick By Brick #
Nov 8 – Mesa, AZ – Club Red #
Nov 12 – Merriam, KS – Aftershock *#

*Does not include Downtown Brown
# Does not include Danimal Cannon

Earlier this year, Psychostick sat down with Metal Underground to discuss their new album, as well as other projects and facts about the band. You can check it out below.

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Urizen Parts With Drummer Julio Escamilla

Texas band Urizen just issued the following statement online about parting ways with the group’s drummer:

“Friends, it is with sadness that we announce that we are parting ways with our long-time brother, drummer, and co-founding Urizen member Julio Escamilla. We have reached a point where our lives are leading us in different directions, and it is no longer possible for Julio to continue on with the band.

“We are parting on good terms, and there are no words to express the value that Julio has brought to this project with his skills as a drummer, his friendship, and his commitment to furthering the UriCause throughout the years. Be on the lookout for his insanely fast feet to show up in new and exciting musical projects very soon!

“We would also like to announce that we will be joined on all upcoming endeavors by our good buddy Nolan McCormick, who filled in behind the kit for Julio during our 25-date tour with Psychostick and Downtown Brown this past spring. Nolan brings his own set of killer skills to the table, and we’re looking forward to continuing to rock with him as we barrel down this crazy robo-filled path we’re on!

“We’ve got lots of fun stuff to share with you all soon, but for now, please join us in thanking Julio for everything he’s done for this band since we first jammed on Dimmu Borgir covers with him all those years ago! Never stop a-rockin’, dudes and dudettes!”

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Polkadot Cadaver Releases New Music Video For “Last Call In Jonestown”

Maryland rockers Polkadot Cadaver have just released their new music video for “Last Call In Jonestown,” the title track from their new full-length, which comes out this May 14th via Razor To Wrist Records. Check out the clip below.

Polkadot Cadaver vocalist/guitaristkKeyboardist Todd Smith comments on both the band’s upcoming tour and the new music video, “Horror filmmaker Brian Williams put together our video for “Last Call in Jonestown”, which ended up as a perfect visual compliment to the song IMO. We are excited to join Psychostick and Downtown Brown for our spring tour!”

Dates for the “Our Tour Can Beat Up Your Tour” are as follows:

3/23 – St. Petersburg, FL @ The Local #
3/24 – Cocoa Beach, FL @ The Hippodrome #
3/26 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
3/27 – Knoxville, TN @ The Bowery
3/28 – Indianapolis, IN @ Emerson Theater
3/29 – Dayton, OH @ McGuffys
3/30 – Toledo, OH @ Rocket Bar
3/31 – Muskegon, MI @ Club Envy
4/1 – St. Joseph, MI @ Czar’s 505 %
4/2 – Waterloo, IA @ Spicoli’s
4/3 – Madison, WI @ The Frequency
4/4 – Chicago, IL @ Reggies
4/5 – Des Moines, IA @ Vaudeville Mews
4/6 – Fargo, ND @ Nestor Tavern
4/7 – Mandan, ND @ TBA
4/9 – Englewood, CO @ Moes
4/11 – Cape Girardeau, MO @ Pitters
4/12 – Sauget, IL @ Pops
4/13 – Merriam, KS @ Aftershock
4/26 – Jeanette, PA @ Gators ^
4/27 – Watkins Glen, NY @ Bullpen North ^
4/28 – Toronto, ON @ Hard Luck Bar ^
5/2 – Reading, PA @ Reverb
5/3 – Cleveland, OH @ Peabodys
5/4 – Mansfield, OH @ Planet Rock %

# = Psychostick, Polkadot Cadaver
% = Polkadot Cadaver, Downtown Brown
^ = Polkadot Cadaver only

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Psychostick Adds More Dates To “Our Tour Can Beat Up Your Tour”

The originators of humorcore, Psychostick, are proud to announce additional dates for the “Our Tour Can Beat Up Your Tour,” which includes various dates with Polkadot Cadaver and Downtown Brown. Guitarist Josh “The J” Key comments:

“It’s about time we toured with Polkadot Cadaver! And the funniest band we’ve ever toured with, Downtown Brown, too? All I can say is: if you hate fun, don’t go to this show… you might have such a good time that you could suffer a brain aneurysm.”

The updated dates for the tour are available below, or you can watch the greatest video in the history of man, “Dogs Like Socks,” at this location.

*with Polkadot Cadaver
**with Polkadot Cadaver and Downtown Brown
***with Polkadot Cadaver, Downtown Brown, and Nonpoint
March 7th in Springfield, MO @ Outland Ballroom
March 8th in Tulsa, OK @ Vanguard Music Hall
March 9th in Oklahoma City, OK @ The Chameleon Room
March 10th in Fort Worth, TX @ Tomcats
March 15th in San Antonio, TX @ Fitzgerald’s
March 16th in Corpus Christi, TX @ Theo’s
March 19th in New Orleans, LA @ Hangar 13
March 20th in Pascagoula, MS @ Thunder’s Tavern
March 21st in Orlando, FL @ Bombshell
March 22nd in Jacksonville, FL @ Brewster’s Pit
March 23rd in St. Petersburg, FL @ The Local*
March 24th in Cocoa, FL @ The Hippodrome*
March 26th in Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade**
march 27th in Knoxville, TN @ The Bowery **
March 28th in Indianapolis, IN @ Emerson Theater**
March 29th in Dayton, OH @ McGuffy’s House of Rock**
March 30th in Maumee, OH (Toledo) @ Lucas County Rec Center***
March 31st in Muskegon, MI @ Club Envy**
April 2nd in Waterloo, IA @ The Reverb**
April 3rd in Madison, WI @ The Frequency**
April 4th in Chicago, IL @ Reggie’s**
April 5th in Des Moines, IA @ Vaudeville Mews**
April 6th in Fargo, ND @ Nestor’s Tavern**
April 9th in Englewood, CO (Denver) @ Moe’s**
April 11th in Cape Girardeau, MO @ Pitter’s Cafe & Lounge**
April 12th in Sauget, IL @ Pop’s**
April 13th in Merriam, KS (Kansas City) @ The Aftershock**
April 17th in South Bend, IN @ Cheer’s Pub
April 18th in Battle Creek, MI @ Planet Rock
April 19th in Flint, MI @ The Machine Shop
April 20th in Sandusky, OH @ The Underground
April 21st in Mansfield, OH @ Planet Rock
May 2nd in Reading, PA @ The Reverb**
May 3rd in Cleveland, OH @ Peabody’s**
May 4th in Olean, NY @ Phil-n-Station
May 9th in Amityville, NY @ The Revolution
May 10th in Southbridge, MA @ Mill Street Brews
May 11th in Trenton, NJ @ Championship
May 14th in Pittsburgh, PA @ Hard Rock Cafe

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