Friday, September 9, 2016

Portland "Street Doom" band R.I.P. signs to RidingEasy Records, shares first track from forthcoming debut, tour starts today

"It's fast, fuzzed-out loud and heavy and will encourage the overconsumption of whiskey and weed." -- CvltNation

Portland, OR quartet R.I.P. announce their signing to L.A. label RidingEasy Records to release their debut album In The Wind later this year. Hear and share the first track from the album, "Black Leather" at Bandcamp HERE. (Cleared for posting.) 

R.I.P. kick off a short tour of the western U.S. today with a hometown performance at the Eternal Warfare Fest. Please see complete dates below. 

Operating on the belief that heavy metal didn’t come from the forest or beam down from outer space, but rather that it crawled up out of the sewer and writhed to life in the grit and grime of the streets, the four rock 'n' roll freaks of R.I.P. call their sound ”Street Doom” and spread the message with heavy touring across the United States. Obsessed with death and disgusted with the scene, they dragged their knuckles into the studio in 2016 and excavated a debut LP dedicated to fear and trembling, calling it In The Wind

R.I.P. is defined by fast, regressive riffs, terrified vocals, live shows akin to near-death experiences, and steadfast adherence to the notion that doom isn’t how slow or de-tuned you can play, but the combination of fear, death, and leather. In The Wind is just the right level of down ’n’ dirty guttural rock that cuts and chews with raw fury.

In The Wind will be available everywhere on LP, CD and download on December 9th, 2016 via RidingEasy Records

09/09 Portland, OR @ Bossanova (Eternal Warfare Fest)
09/10 Arcata, CA @ The Alibi 
09/11 Oakland, CA @TBA
09/12 Los Angeles, CA @ the Griffin 
09/13 San Diego, CA @ Till 2 Club
09/14 Encinitas, CA @ The Saloon
09/15 Flagstaff, AZ @ Flag Brew
09/16 Santa Fe, NM @ The Cave
09/17 Denver, CO @ The Squire
09/19 Reno, NV @ @ Shea's Tavern
09/20 San Fransisco, CA @ the Knockout

Artist: R.I.P.
Album: In The Wind
Record label: RidingEasy Records
Release date: December 9th, 2016

01) The Scythe
02) In The Wind pt.1
03) Tremble
04) Black Leather 
05) Smoke & Lightning
06) In The Wind pt. 2
07) The Tombstone
08) Bereaved
09) Brave In the Grave
10) In The Wind pt. 3

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