AUTHOR & PUNISHER Streaming GODFLESH Cover, European Tour Begins Today

One-man industrial sound manipulator and honorary cyborg Tristan Shone, better known as Author & Punisher, is currently streaming his cover of Godflesh‘s “Body Dome Light” via his Soundcloud page. The catclysmic, robotic cover comes from the Godflesh tribute album, Fathers Of Our Flesh – Tribute To Godflesh, and can be streamed after the break.

Author & Punisher‘s European trek commences today in Hamburg, Germany. The eight-date trek will see Shone alongside digital hardcore legends Atari Teenage Riot on select dates. The touring schedule can be found below.

Shone is currently working on the next Author & Punisher full-length for Housecore Records

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AUTHOR & PUNISHER Announce January Live Dates

Cyborg Tristan Shone (Author & Punisher) has announced a series of live shows that will take place early next month. The first two shows will see Author & Punisher playing alongside Corrections House in Los Angeles and San Diego. Then from the 10th onward, Author & Punisher will be supporting Philip Anselmo & The Illegals on their tour. You can check out the full schedule after the break.

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In Remorse: AUTHOR & PUNISHER Streaming New Track

When last we left our hero, Author & Punisher had announced the release of his next album titled Women & Children. The solo indoomstrial project, featuring instrument manufacturer Tristan Shone, has become a constant in my every day listening and I hope his music has effected many others the way it has me.

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Americanus Touricus: AUTHOR & PUNISHER Announce North American Trek

Last year saw the release of the mind-expanding Ursus Americanus from one-man-machine Author & Punisher. This year will see Author & Punisher trek across 14 cities in support of Ursus Americanus. If you are anywhere in the vicinity of any of these dates, go and see this single-handed madness. You can check out the dates below.      Continue reading

A LIFE ONCE LOST Announce Spring Tour

The groove metallers in A Life Once Lost have announced a handful of Spring tour dates that will take place in the month of March. The band will be supported on select dates by Author & Punisher and Encrust. If you will be attending SXSW be sure to be on the look out for these guys as they will be in Austin, Texas the entire week. Check out the scheduled dates and a track from their latest record, Ecstatic Trance, below.

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Attack Of The Terrorbird: AUTHOR & PUNISHER Release New Music Video

One-man industrialized freakdub doom project Author & Punisher, who I talked to back in March, has just released its new music video. The video is for the track “Terrorbird” which comes off of Author & Punisher‘s latest release Ursus Americanus which is available now via Seventh Rule Records. The video is a strange one and, to quote MetalSucks, kinda works as a short film. Not sure what else I can say about it, so just check out the video below. Enjoy.

The Road Thus Far: Ross Gnarly’s Six Favorite Albums Of 2012 So Far

Well, it is getting dangerously close to the middle of the year and you know what that means. Asshole bloggers like me start talking about their favorite albums this year so far. Well, I’m not any different from any other asshole, so here is my current favorite albums of the year so far. These are not in any particular order. These are just unbelievable albums that I have learned about and jammed out to these past six months. [Continue…]