FANTÔMAS To Release Discography Box Set

Fantômas (Melvins, Faith No More, Mr. Bungle, Slayer) have announced the release of a vinyl/cassette box set containing their entire discography. The Wunderkammer, as the set is called, will feature every Fantômas record on vinyl as well as a cassette copy of the original Fantômas demo that Mike Patton created and recorded himself. The box set will be released on the Black Friday Record Store Day (November 28) and will retail around $100 USD. The official statement and the cover art can be seen below.

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MIKE PATTON To Release New Film Score In April

Mike Patton’s (Faith No More, Tomahawk, etc) original score for the upcoming crime drama film, The Place Beyond the Pines, will see a physical release on April 9th through Milan Records. The film itself will hit theaters in the U.S. on March 29th and stars the likes of Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper, Eva Mendes, Ray Liotta and others.  You can watch the official trailer for the film below. I’ll go see the damn thing if only to hear Mike Patton’s work.

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They Call Us Oddfellows: TOMAHAWK Streaming New Album

The wait is finally over! A stream of Tomahawk’s (Faith No More, The Jesus Lizard, etc) upcoming record, Oddfellows, is now available over at The record is stripped down, heavy and quirky in all the right places, and oh so satisfying. The album officially comes out on the 29th but you can spoil it for yourself now! Listen to this eccentric masterpiece ASAP.

-Lane Oliver

TOMAHAWK Streaming New Track

Brooklyn Vegan is currently streaming the title track from Tomahawk’s upcoming record, Oddfellows, which is out on the 29th! The track is trippy and angular and a little Jesus Lizard-esque. In other words it’s awesome. It’s a hell of a lot better than their previous single, “Stone Letter”. Stream this bad boy  and check out their upcoming tour dates below. Do it now!

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TOMAHAWK Release New Single “Stone Letter”

Tomahawk (Faith No More, ex-Jesus Lizard, etc) has released the first single from their upcoming record Oddfellows, which will see a release date on January 29th. The track is called “Stone Letter” and it is a pretty catchy, poppy rock song featuring Mike Patton’s more lower vocal work. I was hoping for something with a little more zest but this is good for what it is. The 7″ pressing of the single will be released on November 23rd as a part of Record Store Day’s Black Friday event and a digital single will follow on December 4th.  Check out the track below.

-Lane Oliver

TOMAHAWK Reveal 2012 Tour Dates

The mighty Mike Patton fronted Tomahawk have announced a handful of tour dates in the US for the Fall as well as a possible stop at Lollapalooza in Santiago, Chile in April next year.  Here are the scheduled dates:

10/27 – Nashville, TN – Exit Inn

10/28 – New Orleans, LA – City Park

10/29 – Memphis, TN – New Daisy Theater

10/31 – Dallas, TX – Granada Theater

11/01 – Houston, TX – Fitzgerald’s

11/02 – Austin, TX – Fun Fun Fun Fest at Auditorium Shores (I WILL BE THERE!)

4/6-7 – Santiago, Chile –Lollapalooza at Parque O’Higgins (O’Higgins Park)

-Lane Oliver

TOMAHAWK Release Album Trailer

You may remember me posting a while back that Tomahawk was reportedly working on new material. Well, the Mike Patton fronted outfit has released an album trailer for their upcoming release entitled Oddfellows.The forty second teaser doesn’t offer a whole lot besides a peak at a funky jam and a vague release date of “Fall 2012”. But at any rate I am totally excited and I am sure you are all jizzing yourselves right now.

-Lane Oliver

Surprise! You’re Covered!: REVOCATION Covers FAITH NO MORE

Revocation have an unreleased song from the Chaos of Forms sessions streaming at Ultimate Guitar. The song in question is actually a cover of the classic Faith No More song, “Surprise! You’re Dead!”. It’s a pretty sweet rendition of the song but obviously you can never out do Mike Patton. Follow the link above to listen to the cover and listen to the original below.

-Lane Oliver

New TOMAHAWK Album In The Works.

According to Tomahawk’s Facebook page, the band is working on a new album. In case you are not familiar with the band, Tomahawk is one of the many projects headed by the legendary Mike Patton. I have posted a few tracks below so you can educate yourself. Hopefully this record comes out early next year. One can only hope.

-Lane Oliver

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