23:14 - Apothecary Pretty much lol, and I mean think of where sludge originated too: New Orleans. That's really all that needs to be said
23:10 - no one i think the raw ugly drunk rasping vocals suits the genre just fine, it's meant for rowdy drunk metal heads anyway isn't it?
23:07 - Apothecary So, uh, new Plebeian Grandstand is awesome? Especially this track [link] , sounds like some fucking evil "blackened drone" or something
23:00 - Karlabos Indeed. i don't get why is it commom sense that sludge singers must all sound like a drunk bad thrash wannabe vocalist. the only bands i like on the genre are the ones with vocals as far away as that as possible
22:48 - TrueMetalJope IMO it's rather: typical sludge vocals < all other vocals : -)
Isis will play June 11, 2007 at the Paradiso in Amsterdam. The show will be webcast live in video and audio formats on the online concert channel Fabchannel.com. The webcast will start at 20:30 CET. The concert will then be added to the Fab channel online video archive at the site for free on-demand viewing.
A list of upcoming shows was posted on the Isis' official web page. The shows will take place in Ireland, Scotland and England during May and one in July.
5/20/2007 Minehead, UK All Tomorrows Parties
5/21/2007 Cardiff, UK Point
5/22/2007 Nottingham, UK Rock City
5/23/2007 Dublin, IRE Temple Bar Music Centre
5/24/2007 Glasgow, SCT Oran Mor
5/26/2007 Sheffield, UK Corporation
5/27/2007 Bristol, UK Bierkeller
5/28/2007 Birmingham, UK Barfly
5/29/2007 Brighton, UK Concorde 2
7/02/2007 London, UK Koko
The band posted the following update concerning some coming releases and some other things:
We've wrapped up the east coast leg of this spring tour and it couldn't of been better. Well, maybe Richmond could have been, but even that turned out ok. Thanks to eveyone who came out to be a part of the shows, we know a good number you travelled a long way, we appreciate it. Bear hugs again to Zombi and Dalek who killed it every night as well as being great friends and tourmates.
So we finally got the Live 4 CD together and will have a limited number of them available from our webstore soon. This volume is a compilation of songs from different shows over the past 6 years or so, with some older songs, a couple newer extended line-up songs, and a live improv 'jam.'
From The End Records website:
"In response to the emails we've been getting: yes, we are accepting drummer audition packages.
Send either a audio or video recording of you playing the first 4 songs off "Like Sheep Led To Slaughter" to: CRISIS c/o The End Records. 331 Rio Grande St. 58, Salt Lake City, UT 84101 USA. You will be required to locate to the L.A. area at your own expense".
CRISIS have finalized the track listing for their new album, "Like Sheep Led To Slaughter", due on May 25 through The End/Children Of Rage Records. It is as follows:
02. Waking the Dead
03. A Graveyard For Bitches
05. Politics Of Domination
06. Blood Burden
07. Rats In A Maze
08. Secrets Of The Prison House
09. Corpus Apocalypse
10. Study In Cancer
11. Exit Catacomb
12. The Fate
The follow-up to 1997's "The Hollowing" was recorded at Desert Moon Studios in Anaheim, Ca. with legendary producer Billy Anderson (CLUTCH, BRUTAL TRUTH, ORANGE GOBLIN, NEUROSIS, SLEEP) and is slated to include a multimedia section. Singer Karyn Crisis, in collaboration with Steve Conard (CRISIS' webmaster), has completed the artwork for the CD package. Guest vocals on "Study In Cancer" were provided by Daniel Dismal of CREMATORIUM.