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CORNERS OF SANCTUARY sign with SODEH Records

CORNERS OF SANCTUARY sign with SODEH Records

Traditional Philly Metal headbangers Corners of Sanctuary (COS) have announced their recent signing with SODEH Records.

Their new deal with SODEH Records includes select tracks from the COS catalog being reissued and a new cover song EP, "Taking Cover," available digitally on August 15th.

"We are excited about partnering with SODEH Records" said COS guitarist and founder Mick Michaels. “We are hitting the ground running with the label and plan to have new music out sooner than later."

Taking Cover will contain previously-released cover songs including Rock of Ages, Bringing on the Heartbreak and Breaking the Law. The digital EP will also include two new cover tracks, The Osmonds' Crazy Horses, and Warrant's Inside Out.

"It was a lot of fun working on these covers....definitely a learning experience“ said Michaels."But our thing is original Heavy Metal....so we are going to be getting back to business moving forward."

Between shows, the band is currently in the studio working on an all new, original EP titled Metal Up which is slated to release later this fall.

COS has also announced the addition of new bass player David St. John to the band's lineup.

"DSJ has come out swinging. The energy he's bringing is not only inspirational, it is contagious...definitely a welcomed addition" Michaels said.

Since the band’s UK tour this past April, Corners of Sanctuary continues to add dates for the remainder of 2023:

August 4th - Sonarfest 2023
Halftime Sports Bar - Newark, DE
Presented by Awenasa Entertainment

September 9th - Jabber Jaws w/ Illusions of Grandeur
Allentown, PA
Presented by Eville Empire LIVE

September 23rd - Halftime Sports Bar w/ Sponge
Newark, DE
Presented by Vertigo Entertainment

September 30th - Metal to the Max Night
The Rusty Nail
Ardmore, PA

October 21st - Kaycee Ray's w/ Denim and Leather
Vineland, NJ

November 4th - Halftime Sports Bar w/Denim and Leather
Newark, DE

November 11th - Veterans Suicide Awareness Metalfest
Bar XIII - Wilmington, DE
Presented by Ironhead Entertainment

 

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TRAVERSE THE ABYSS Insta Takeover LIVE from INKCARCERATION 2023

TRAVERSE THE ABYSS Insta Takeover LIVE from INKCARCERATION 2023

We are thrilled to announce that DIRTBAG Endorsed Artists, Traverse The Abyss, are set to deliver an explosive performance THIS Sunday, July 16 at the highly-anticipated Inkcarceration Festival.

As excitement continues to build, we're equally thrilled to reveal that our boys will be taking over the DIRTBAG Instagram account that day, giving fans an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at their journey at the festival. Get ready to dive headfirst into the chaotic world of metalcore, as Traverse The Abyss brings their signature energy and raw talent to the Inkcarceration stage!

Traverse The Abyss: A Force to Be Reckoned With

Known for their high-octane performances and unrelenting passion, Traverse The Abyss has carved a name for themselves in the metalcore scene. Hailing from Scranton, Pennsylvania, this powerhouse quintet has been consistently pushing the boundaries of their genre, delivering relentless riffs, bone-crushing breakdowns, and emotionally charged lyrics that resonate with fans worldwide. With their captivating stage presence and infectious energy, Traverse The Abyss is poised to leave an indelible mark on the Inkcarceration Festival.


Inkcarceration Festival: Where Music and Mayhem Collide

The Inkcarceration Festival is not your average music festival. Nestled in the heart of Mansfield, Ohio, this unique event takes place at the historic Ohio State Reformatory, infamously known for its role in the film "The Shawshank Redemption." This combination of music and the eerie backdrop of a former prison creates an atmosphere like no other, offering festival-goers an unparalleled experience. From iconic headliners to rising stars, Inkcarceration Festival has become a haven for metal, rock, and alternative music enthusiasts.


DIRTBAG Instagram Takeover: A Day in the Life of Traverse The Abyss

On Sunday, July 16, Traverse The Abyss will seize control of the DIRTBAG Instagram account, giving fans an exclusive behind-the-scenes glimpse into their journey at Inkcarceration Festival. From the moment they step foot on stage to their interactions with fellow artists and the intense anticipation leading up to their set, Traverse The Abyss will document it all, bringing fans closer to the heart of the action.

Make sure to follow @DIRTBAGClothing on Instagram and tune in for this extraordinary takeover.

Unleashing the Fury: Traverse The Abyss Live

As Traverse The Abyss takes the stage at Inkcarceration Festival, fans can expect an electrifying and adrenaline-fueled performance like no other. With a setlist featuring their crowd-favorite hits, such as "The Gamble" and "One More Chance," prepare to be swept away by the raw power of their music. Traverse The Abyss creates an immersive experience where the barrier between artist and audience dissolves, leaving only a shared love for heavy music and an unforgettable connection.

Traverse The Abyss' upcoming performance at the Inkcarceration Festival and their DIRTBAG Instagram Takeover promise to be extraordinary highlights in the band's journey. As they captivate the audience with their explosive energy, unique sound, and unyielding passion, Traverse The Abyss is set to solidify their position as rising stars in the metalcore scene. Don't miss the chance to witness their fierce performance at Inkcarceration Festival and join the DIRTBAG Instagram Takeover for an exclusive glimpse into their world. Get ready to embrace the chaos, as Traverse The Abyss takes you on an unforgettable musical journey that will leave you craving more. Stay tuned, DIRTBAGS!

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SALEM'S CHILDE on the road again with DOYLE

SALEM'S CHILDE on the road again with DOYLE

DIRTBAG Endorsed Artists SALEM'S CHILDE are heading out for ANOTHER tour with DOYLE (Misfits). 

Dirtbag Endorsed Artists SALEM's CHILDE will be touring as direct support for legendary Misfits guitarist Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein and his band, Doyle, in the US, May 4-18, 2023.

Salem's Childe supported Doyle on their national tour in spring of 2022 and were invited to go back on the road with them in 2023.

Supporting their 2020 Pavement Entertainment release, "The Sin That Saves You", Salem's Childe is looking forward to getting into the studio to work in their next record after this run, before hopefully getting back on the road in the fall.

Salem's Childe is supporting Doyle on the following US dates:

5/4 The Kingsland -- Brooklyn, NY
5/5 Dingbatz -- Clifton, NJ
5/6 The Vault -- New Bedford, MA
5/7 Sherman Theater -- Stroudsburg, PA
5/9 Hobart Art Theater -- Hobart, IN
5/10 WC Social Club -- West Chicago, IL
5/11 Thompson House -- Newport, KY
5/12 The Hi-Fi -- Indianapolis, IN
5/13 Diesel Lounge -- Chesterfield, MI
5/14 The Outpost -- Kent, OH
5/17 HQ -- Denver, CO
5/18 Mesa Theater -- Grand Junction, CO

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Dirtbag Block of Rock [Crobot]

Dirtbag Block of Rock [Crobot]

We first crossed paths with CROBOT at the 2023 #HAPPENS Radio Convention. A group of absolute goobers with whom we became fast friends. We had the honor of chatting with them recently about crop dusting Taco Bell farts, volcano sauce, their current tour with Steel Panther, and their new single titled Golden (a tribute to Chris Cornell). This episode is hilarious.

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DEFIANT new music video -- IGNITE THE SKY

DEFIANT new music video -- IGNITE THE SKY

DIRTBAG Endorsed Artists DEFIANT just released their latest single "Ignite the Sky" to all major platforms via Curtain Call Records along with the official music video. The single was produced, mixed and mastered at Atrium Audio in Lititz, Pa. The band is set to release their third EP in 2023.

“Fat Man, Little Boy, Nukes, The Atomic Bomb. On July 16,1945 humanity had to ask themselves whether their scientific curiosity had gone beyond that of man, and transcend into an apocalyptic cataclysm of hellfire. Defiant's newest single brings forward a harrowing perspective of man's most powerful weapon, and it's involuntary desire to lay waste to all it's nuclear hands touched. The aggressive vocals and hard pounding groove of "Ignite The Sky" brings the essential punk onslaught Defiant is more than happy to give to your precious ears. For a hundred minds and a thousand hours gave God's power to human hands.," says the band.

Boldly resisting authority…like the definition of its name, Curtain Call Records recording artist DEFIANT has set out to ignore any rules or standards in hard rock music. The 4-piece band from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania infuses elements of punk, alternative, classic rock and heavy metal to form its own unique brand of music.

Formed in 2018, DEFIANT has built a reputation with their high octane live shows playing on bills throughout Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic region with the likes of From Ashes to New, The Texas Hippie Coalition, Kix, L.A. Guns, Buckcherry, Puddle of Mudd, Tantric and Otep among others.

The band is comprised of Albert Halterman (vocals and guitar), Joe Defiant (guitar), Paul Barlowski (bass) and Paul Cochran (drums).

 WATCH THE VIDEO HERE:

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