In the spirit of the holiday season and in light of the the recent tragedy in Newtown, CT, this week's Self Promotion Spotlightdoes not highlight a band, but rather a cause. Chords for Cures is a Philadelphia-based nonprofit that books concerts, with all proceeds benefiting children's charities in and around the Philadelphia area. The company, which recently came off a three-year hiatus, has its first concert in four years on Dec. 21. For more information about the show, visit the Facebook page. A pay-what-you want compilation of 24 songs from the company's five-year pre-hiatus run is available at their Bandcamp page. Interested in being a part of the Self-Promotion Spotlight. It's...
Suicide Silence have announced Phil Bozeman (Whitechapel), Austin Carlile (Of Mice & Men) and Ricky Hoover (ex-Suffokate) as the next three guest vocalists for their 12/21/12 Mitch Lucker memorial show. See a list of all announced vocalists in the replies.
Barely Blind recently stopped by Altar TV for an "Unplugged and Unrehearsed" session. In the replies you can watch the band talk about and perform "The Great White Buffalo" from their album Wilder Child of a Thousand Suns.
Our thoughts and deepest sympathies are with all of those in Connecticut today. The news of this latest school tragedy shakes me to my core. I wish I could say, or do, something that would make a difference right now ... but I can't. All I can do is urge everyone that reads these words to not let this be another crime that fades with time and no action take place.
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