Connoisseur Releases “Weeding Out The Weak” Video

California stoner violence collective Connoisseur rolled out the “Over The Edge” full-length album for the masses via Tankcrimes earlier this month and today, April 20th — aka 420, the most sacred of days among weed enthusiasts — the band offers up the visual accompaniment for “Weeding Out the Weak.”

Shot and edited by Armando “Mondo” Armas, the clip is currently playing below. Connosieur will bring these marijuana missives to stages this spring, with additional live dates to be announced in the weeks to come.

4/20/2017 The Ritz – San Jose, CA w/ Ghoul
4/22/2017 Spring Meltdown @ Hard Rock Café – South Lake Tahoe, CA w/ Ghoul, more
6/04/2017 1 Fest @ Metro – Oakland, CA w/ Infest, Wormrot, Brainoil, more

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Excessive Cruelty Premieres Pre-Release Full-Album Stream Of Upcoming Self-Titled Debut EP

Hardcore crossover outfit Excessive Cruelty – consisting of ex-members of Ghoul and Strung Up – premieres the pre-release full-album stream of the band’s upcoming self-titled debut EP, which will arrive in stores April 7 through Sorry State Records.

Check out now “Excessive Cruelty” in its entirety below.

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GHOUL: Creepsylvanian Masked Misfits To Devour The Dead Across The UK And Europe On Tour

The Creepsylvanian masked misfits in GHOUL will devour the dead overseas on a near-two-week tour next week. Slated to commence on February 25th, GHOUL will feast on the entrails of the deceased though the United Kingdom, Belgium, Poland, Germany, and Austria, with an included stop in The Netherlands for an appearance at the Netherlands Death […]

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Ghoul Announces December Tour Dates

Creepsylvania’s favorite masked miscreants from Ghoul will rise again and take to the streets for four special performances later this week in Vancouver, Seattle, Portland, and Sacramento as well as a stint on the third annual Another Death Angel Christmas show December 16th.

Additional live incursions are currently in the plotting stages. Prepare for bodily devourment! For now, catch these Ghoul 2016 tour dates:

12/01/2016 Astoria Hastings – Vancouver, BC
12/02/2016 El Corazon – Seattle, WA
12/03/2016 The Raven – Portland, OR
12/04/2016 Colonial Theater – Sacramento, CA
12/16/2016 Slim’s – San Francisco, CA *Third Annual Another Death Angel Christmas Show

Team Ghoul continues to tout the wares of the delightfully deviant “Dungeon Bastards” studio offering. Released via Tankcrimes this past July, the record consumed Billboard Charts upon its first week of release debuting at #11 on the Heatseekers Chart, #13 on the Top Vinyl Albums Chart, #13 on the Hard Rock Chart, and #27 on the Independent Albums Chart.

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CARCASS Announces November Tour Dates With Deafheaven And Inter Arma

British metal icons CARCASS will return to to North America for a headlining tour this November. Joining them are shoegaze-infused black metallers Deafheaven and doom merchants Inter Arma. Slated to commence on November 7th and run through November 27th, the band’s latest journey follows the One Foot In The Grave headlining tour with Crowbar, Ghoul, […]

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GHOUL: Creepsylvanian Hooligans Stream Dungeon Bastards At MetalSucks; Record To Infect The Masses This Friday Via Tankcrimes

This Friday, Tankcrimes will infect the masses with the sonic mutations of Dungeon Bastards, the new full-length from the masked madmen in GHOUL. Captured and mixed by Scott Evans (Kowloon Walled City) at Antisleep Studios in Oakland, and mastered by Dan Randall (Impaled, Annihilation Time, Fucked Up, Necrot) at Mammoth Sound in San Francisco, Dungeon […]

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GHOUL: The Masked Malefactors Of Creepsylvania Premiere “Shred The Dead;” Tour With Carcass Underway + Dungeon Bastards Release Day Draws Near

The masked malefactors of Creepsylvania GHOUL are pleased to contaminate the airwaves with a premiere of “Shred The Dead” from their forthcoming Dungeon Bastards opus. In “Shred The Dead,” vocalist Baron Samedi’s commands to retrieve the Omicron Bomb fall on deaf ears, as GHOUL retreats deeper into the Catacombs muttering half-hearted assurances; that is, until […]

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GHOUL: Creepsylvanian Splatterthrashers Unmask “Bringer Of War”

“‘Bringer Of War’ is a plaintive ode to the perils of nuclear proliferation, the dangers of a ‘broken-arrow’ scenario, and the ever-present threat of rampaging wolf-headed commandos with acid squirting guns.” – Digestor, GHOUL Dungeon Bastards is the long-anticipated new full-length from Creepsylvanian splatterthrashers, GHOUL. The eleven-track audio abduction (and their fifth overall) was recorded […]

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GHOUL: Creepsylvanian Splatterthrashers Unmask “Bringer Of War”

“‘Bringer Of War’ is a plaintive ode to the perils of nuclear proliferation, the dangers of a ‘broken-arrow’ scenario, and the ever-present threat of rampaging wolf-headed commandos with acid squirting guns.” – Digestor, GHOUL Dungeon Bastards is the long-anticipated new full-length from Creepsylvanian splatterthrashers, GHOUL. The eleven-track audio abduction (and their fifth overall) was recorded […]

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My Experience On 70,000 Tons Of Metal (2016)

2016 was the 6th year of 70,000 Tons Of Metal, The Original, World’s Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise, and my second time being aboard (I also went in 2014). In that time between my two excursions I have come to notice that the idea of combining cruising and metal has been emulated by others, who no […]

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