Cap’n Jazz Heads East

The Cap’n Jazz reunion tour has begun. Last weekend, the band played two sold out shows at The Bottom Lounge in Chicago. Videos of the performance have been showing up in the usual places and a few links can be found below.

At the time of this posting, the men of Cap’n Jazz are in a van headed towards Washington, DC, where they will perform to a sold out crowd at The Black Cat on Friday night. While the following evening’s Philadelphia appearance is also sold out, anyone finding themselves without a ticket should head to the Williamsburg Waterfront on Sunday afternoon. Cap’n Jazz will be accompanied by No Age and Lightning Bolt for a .

[Express Night Out / The Washington Post]

From Ashes Rise to Play Power of the Riff, Full Details Released

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From Ashes Rise have been confirmed to play The Power of the Riff festival in Los Angeles on the 8th of August. The event is absolutely free, but it is essential to .

‘The Power Of The Riff’ Festival
Sunday Aug. 8th 2010
@ The Echo and EchoPlex in Echo Park-Los Angeles, CA

In Association with Scion, Southern Lord and Spaceland Productions

All Ages

Free Admission with RSVP
RSVP Link:

Curated by Greg Anderson (Southern Lord) and Sam James Velde (Night Horse) with the intent to blur the lines between Metal, Hardcore, Punk and Rock music. To celebrate and encourage the cross over of genres and to dispel the common homogeny that exists within today’s music cultures. A free event that honors fans and musicians of ‘heavy music’ of all ages. Tapping into a line up that represents the forefathers, milestones and current touring acts such as Repulsion, Corrosion Of Conformity, From Ashes Rise, Trap Them, Coliseum and Goatsnake. Shedding light on ‘up and coming’ acts such as Nails,The Fucking Wrath, Night Horse, Eagle Twin and Black Breath to name a few.

‘The Power Of The Riff’ Festival 2010 Line Up:

Corrosion Of Conformity III
From Ashes Rise
Trap Them
Black Breath
Night Horse
Eagle Twin
Early Graves
Righteous Fool
Semen Sundae
The Fucking Wrath
Rats Eyes
Spider Fever
SVP is strictly required. Early arrival is suggested as space is limited.
The Power Of The Riff festival will be an all day, all ages, free music event that also includes a record swap meet of local stores such as Vacation Vinyl, Origami Vinyl, and will also feature pop up stores by Tee Pee Records, Southern Lord Recordings and more.

DJ sets throughout the day currated by Pete Majors (Harassor/Vacation Vinyl)

In addition, the festival will feature a gourmet food truck court of Los Angeles’ best purveyors of street food dining. There’s something for everyone…from vegan delights by Sweet Vindication, stacked burgers by Grill Em All and head high sandwiches by the legendary Canters Deli… plus more.

*RSVP is strictly required / Entry is not guaranteed / Line up subject to change.
No Ins and Outs after 5pm /
Set Times announced day of the show at The Echoplex