3/24 – A Heart In The Stillness, Weaver’s Triangle, Headstone Brigade

March 1st, 2017
3/24 – A Heart In The Stillness, Weaver’s Triangle, Headstone Brigade

==[FACEBOOK EVENT]==
3/24/17 @ Columbia City Theater 4916 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA – 9PM –
A Heart in the Stillness
Weaver’s Triangle
Headstone Brigade


3/18 – Night Profound, Headstone Brigade + more

January 17th, 2017
3/18 – Night Profound, Headstone Brigade + more

–{{{FACEBOOK EVENT}}}—
March 18th 2017 8PM @ Teatro De La Psychomachia $5-15 Suggested Donation
Night Profound
Serpentent
Headstone Brigade
Vanessa Skantze (Butoh)/Vox V


2/21 – Filth, Gnawed, Xiphoid Dementia + more

December 17th, 2016
2/21 – Filth, Gnawed, Xiphoid Dementia + more

—+++[[[FACEBOOK EVENT]]]+++—

2/21/17 @ The Black Lodge, 9PM

Filth (MINNINAPOLIS, MS)
Gnawed (DENTON, TX)
CBN (OMAHA, NE)
Xiphoid Dementia (Seattle, WA)
Furniture Worship (Seattle, WA)

Flier art by Vladimír Vácovský


11/3 – Pathogens, Xiphoid Dementia, Prisonfood @ Gallery 1412

October 20th, 2016
11/3 – Pathogens, Xiphoid Dementia, Prisonfood @ Gallery 1412

~~{{{FACEBOOK EVENT}}}~~~
11/3 | @ Gallery 1412: 1412 18th ave, Seattle, WA 98122 | 9PM | $0-15 Donation
Pathogens
Xiphoid Dementia
Prisonfood


6/20 – Medicine Moon, Witch Bottle, Headstone Brigade + more

May 21st, 2016
6/20 – Medicine Moon, Witch Bottle, Headstone Brigade + more

-+{FACEBOOK EVENT}+-
6/20/2016 @ Highline Bar 210 Broadway E, Seattle, WA 9PM

Medicine Moon
Joy Shannon and the Beauty Marks
Witch Bottle
Headstone Brigade


5/3: Tovarish, Lucien Shapiro (SF), FRKSE/Kay Belardinelli @ Aurora Providence

April 7th, 2016
5/3: Tovarish, Lucien Shapiro (SF), FRKSE/Kay Belardinelli @ Aurora Providence

5/3 @ Aurora Providence, $7, 8PM
Tovarish (Providence)
Lucien Shapiro (SF – www.lucienshapiro.com)
FRKSE/Kay Belardinelli collaboration
\\Support or do not support//


4/24: Lucien Shapiro (SF), Noah Bartel, FRKSE, Sea/// @ Deep Thoughts JP

April 7th, 2016
4/24: Lucien Shapiro (SF), Noah Bartel, FRKSE, Sea/// @ Deep Thoughts JP

April 24th, 8PM, 5$
\\Support or do not support//


6/16-6/18 – Covenant Festival II

February 9th, 2016
6/16-6/18 – Covenant Festival II

June 16th-18th, 2016 Sponsored by Modified Ghost, Sound & Salt, and CVLT Nation -Deiphago (Philippines/Costa Rica)
– Xiphoid Dementia (USA)
-Demoncy (USA)
-Funeral Throne (England)
-SHEOL (England)
-Volahn (USA/Mexico)
-Unaussprechlichen Kulten (Chile)
+ more


4/14 – Control, Scard, Xiphoid Dementia

February 9th, 2016
4/14 – Control, Scard, Xiphoid Dementia

Pent Up Release presents
SEATTLE, Thursday 4.14
PORTLAND, Saturday 4.16
Seattle, WA
Thursday April 14th, 2016
REBAR 21+
CONTROL
SCARD
GRIEFER
RUSALKA
XIPHOID DEMENTIA
PRISONFOOD+MASAAKI MASAO
__________
Portland, OR
Saturday April 16th, 2016
HIGH WATER MARK 21+
CONTROL
SCARD
BLOOD BOX
JONATHAN CANADY


3/5 – Headstone Brigade, Eric Ostrowski, Josh Medina + more

February 9th, 2016
3/5 – Headstone Brigade, Eric Ostrowski, Josh Medina + more

Pent Up Release and Gallery 1412 present
Acoustic Mess featuring Live Performances By
Headstone Brigade
Eric Ostrowski
Mike XVX
Adam Levitt
Josh Medina
Saturday March 5th, 2016 6pm-9pm
Gallery 1412
All Ages Event
1412 18th Avenue
Seattle WA 98122
Headstone Brigade
Accordion based neo-folk and melodramatic pop.
Egan Budd is a electronic music artist as well as composer recently re-located to the Seattle area perhaps more known for his noise/industrial project Xiphoid Dementia or label/webzine Existence Establishment previously based out of Boston, MA.
https://www.facebook.com/headstonebrigade/
Eric Ostrowski
Eric Ostrowski is a freely-improvising musician and experimental filmmaker based in Seattle, WA.
He played guitar and violin as one half of …


10/31 – Xiphoid Dementia in Vilnius!

October 17th, 2015
10/31 – Xiphoid Dementia in Vilnius!


10/9 and 10/10–Of Earth And Sun/FRKSE microtour (Boston and Providence)

September 18th, 2015
10/9 and 10/10–Of Earth And Sun/FRKSE microtour (Boston and Providence)

Two day tour on starting at 10/9 @ Deep Thoughts and ending 10/10 @ AS220 click for details!


10/15 – MK9, Rusalka, Xiphoid Dementia + more

August 22nd, 2015
10/15 – MK9, Rusalka, Xiphoid Dementia + more

Pent Up Release and The Funhouse at El Corazon present
Thursday, October 15th, 2015
WAVE OF LIGHT
MK9
Rusalka
Blowupnihilist
Xiphoid Dementia
Dried Up Corpse
BLSPHM
Funhouse Lounge at El Corazon
109 Eastlake Ave E, Seattle, WA 98109
21+ 7pm Doors $7


6/19 & 6/20 – Minneapolis Industrial Noise Fest

May 7th, 2015
6/19 & 6/20 – Minneapolis Industrial Noise Fest

FRIDAY JUNE 19th & SATURDAY JUNE 20th

Murderous Vision (OH)
The Vomit Arsonist (RI)
Climax Denial (WI)
Xiphoid Dementia (WA)
Plack Blague (NE)
Filth (TX)
Of Earth and Sun (CO)
Apócrýphos (PA)
Anal Hearse (IL)
Machismo (IL)
Rape-X (PA/TX)
Bonemagic (OK)
Breaking the Will (MI) + more


4/18 – Vancouver Noise Fest 2015

April 3rd, 2015
4/18 – Vancouver Noise Fest 2015

Sistrenatus
Xiphoid Dementia
The Rita
Rusalka
Greifer
Flat Grey
Gordan Ashworth
Worker
Sleeping With The Earth
Poison Wave
+ more TBA

Up to date news can be found on the facebook event page.


3/14 – Armageddon Descends III

January 26th, 2015
3/14 – Armageddon Descends III

Extreme music festival “Armageddon Descends III” feat. Bizarre Uproar, Human Larvae, Anemone Tube + more noise and metal acts!


12/7 – Bastard Noise, Xiphoid Dementia + more

October 26th, 2014
12/7 – Bastard Noise, Xiphoid Dementia + more

12/7/14 | 7PM | $8 | 21+ | Facebook Event
@ O’Briens Pub 3 Harvard Ave, Allston, Massachusetts
Bastard Noise
Nyodene D
Ultra Negative
Xiphoid Dementia
Hospital Bomber
Eaten


11/21 – Morne, Xiphoid Dementia + more

October 26th, 2014
11/21 – Morne, Xiphoid Dementia + more

11/21/14 @ Geno’s Rock Club 625 Congress St, Portland, Maine 04101 | 9PM | $7
Facebook Event
Morne
Ramlord
Xiphoid Dementia
Mugwort


11/7 – Horror Vacui, Xiphoid Dementia + more

October 26th, 2014
11/7 – Horror Vacui, Xiphoid Dementia + more

11/7/14 @ The Bat Haus | 7PM | $7 | Facebook Event
Horror Vacui
Sewer Goddess
Stranger
Xiphoid Dementia
email egan@existest.org for address.


10/17 – Brighter Death Now, Deutsch Nepal, raison d’être + more

September 5th, 2014
10/17 – Brighter Death Now, Deutsch Nepal, raison d’être + more

PRESALE TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE

((((Facebook Event Listing))))
***All show photos by Gretchen Heinel***
The Artists

Brighter Death Now (Linköping, Sweden)
Brighter Death Now – No Pain
Brighter Death Now is the artist name under which Roger Karmanik (b. 1965 as Roger Karlsson), the founder of the Swedish record label Cold Meat Industry, releases death industrial, power electronics and dark ambient music.
Whereas early Brighter Death Now recordings tended to be largely instrumental and atmospherically oriented, present-day releases often feature screamed vocals, distorted beyond comprehension. Throughout its history, Karmanik has kept his music’s thematic elements focused on such …


10/15 – Father Murphy, Xiphoid Dementia + more

September 2nd, 2014
10/15 – Father Murphy, Xiphoid Dementia + more

10/15 | 8PM | ALL AGES | DONATIONS @ Whitehaus
Father Murphy
Xiphoid Dementia
Ugly Head
Dark Rodeo
++]]]FACEBOOK EVENT[[[++


9/18 – MK9, Omei + more

August 1st, 2014
9/18 – MK9, Omei + more

((((Facemelt Event))))
The Artists

MK9 (Pleasant Hell, CA)
MK9 – Synaptic Plague Virus
MK9, is the current project of Michael Nine, it began in the latter half of 2001. Preceding the end of the controversial and confrontational performances as the renowned project Death Squad.
MK9 brings the initiation of a different level of psychological intrusion. Through video projection, audio constructions and performance, MK9 continues to investigate the varying aspects of emotional states
interrelated with the human condition and the social psyche.
The presented video, sound and performance address current issues and perspectives. Dealing with humanity’s ever-changing state …


8/15-8/24 – Xiphoid Dementia & Regosphere 2014 West Coast Tour

July 11th, 2014
8/15-8/24 – Xiphoid Dementia & Regosphere 2014 West Coast Tour

((((Facefuck Event))))


8/2 – Murderous Vision, Pauline Lombardo + more

July 9th, 2014
8/2 – Murderous Vision, Pauline Lombardo + more

((((Facemelt Event))))
The Artists

Muderous Vision (Fairport Harbor, OH)
Murderous Vision – The Canopy of Sorrow that Remains
Murderous Vision was founded as a 3-piece group, but later became the solo project of Stephen Petrus. Murderous Vision’s style ranges from dark ambient to death industrial to martial industrial and neoclassical music.
Murderous Vision has released close to a dozen albums and has been featured on several compilations and has had releases done on several industrial and ambient labels, most notably Petrus’ label Live Bait
Recording Foundation.

Pauline Lombardo (NE, OH)
Pauline Lombardo – Bitter Breath (excerpt)
One half of …


7/27 – Hive Mind, Redrot + more

June 29th, 2014
7/27 – Hive Mind, Redrot + more

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The Artists

Hive Mind (Los Angeles, CA)
Hive Mind – Return to Steam
Hive Mind is a brutal patch of analog smog birthed in the bleak landscape of Detroit, Michigan and currently casting shadows in Los Angeles, California. A constantly throbbing, full frequency signal transmitter which is only limited by the physical restraints of time and the artificial constructs of society, Hive Mind has both blessed and cursed us with dozens of musical communications in almost every imaginable format.
Pushing the limits of analog media and revealing the coldness inherent in the …


7/25 & 7/26 – Summer Scum III

June 17th, 2014
7/25 & 7/26 – Summer Scum III

SUMMER SCUM THREE
Buffalo NY July 25/26 @ The Foundry (298 Northampton St)
$20 each day. $35 both days


7/23 – Sire, Xiphoid Dementia & Corephallism + more

June 17th, 2014
7/23 – Sire, Xiphoid Dementia & Corephallism + more

((((Facefuck Event))))
The Artists

Sire (Providence, RI)
Weirdo black metal from Providence with members of Tinsel Teeth, White Mice, Howl and Necronomitron.

Sadist (Boston, MA)
Sadist – Beauty Fades
Rising from the ashes of Boston d-beat band G.A.S.H. is Sadist. These boys are hell bent on bringing the sickest sound that hardcore punk can muster and they’ll shove it right down your throat. Get ready for a delivery of no-strings attached noisy punk with a ferocity rarely matched.

Xiphoid Dementia & Corephallism (MA/PE/FU)
Xiphoid Dementia – I Want to Live a Life of Insignificance Part II
Corephallsim – Speaking …


6/26 – Husere Grav, Erroraeon + more

May 4th, 2014
6/26 – Husere Grav, Erroraeon + more

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The Artists
 

Husere Grav (Texas)
Husere Grav – Serpent Savior
The mysterious Husere Grav (pronounced “Huss-urr-ee Grahv”) first rose out of the ashes of black metal duo Homunculus in 2006, and over the past eight years has released some spectacular pieces of utterly dread-filled industrial blackness. Following up splits with Meditations, TRTRKMMR and Robedoor and the 2012 Cd Ten Graves, Husere Grav’s latest full-length offering comes via the Crucial Blaze imprint, a seven-song album of macabre ambiance and ghostly black drift that combines the charnel perfume of early 90’s black metal …


6/14 – Xiphoid Dementia, Bereft – NYC

May 2nd, 2014
6/14 – Xiphoid Dementia, Bereft – NYC

ANNIHILVS POWER ELECTRONIX PRESENTS
$8 | 8PM | 21+ @ The Acheron – 57 Waterbury St., Brooklyn NYC
Xiphoid Dementia
Bereft
Erroraeon
Penchant


5/22 – Tovarish, Xiphoid Dementia + more

April 26th, 2014
5/22 – Tovarish, Xiphoid Dementia + more

((((Facebook Event Listing))))
The Artists

Tovarish (Providence, RI)
Tovarish – Road of Bones
Tovarish is a Soviet-inspired doom/drone/noise band from Rhode Island (USA). The band is asked often, “Is it normal to want to kill myself after listening to you?” And the answer is, simply, “Yes.” There is no hope. There is no salvation. There is only Tovarish.
Often drawing comparisons to artists such as Sunn O))), Nortt, and SPK, Tovarish’s aesthetic evokes the majestic horror of war and the glory of the state through riffs played so slowly as to trouble the line between …


4/25 – Vulgar Fashion, Statiqbloom + more

March 5th, 2014
4/25 – Vulgar Fashion, Statiqbloom + more

FRIDAY APRIL 25 $10 @ Machines With Magnets

Vulgar Fashion
Statiqbloom
Nearest
Craow
Kidaudra


4/17 – Crowhurst, Xiphoid Dementia + more

March 5th, 2014
4/17 – Crowhurst, Xiphoid Dementia + more

4/17 @ O’Briens Pub | $5 | 8PM | 21+

Crowhurst
Xiphoid Dementia
Uncle Frank
Mphiat


4/5 – Hot Guts, M Ax Noi Mach + more

March 5th, 2014
4/5 – Hot Guts, M Ax Noi Mach + more

@ DUSK 301 HARRIS AVE, PROVIDENCE, RI

Hot Guts
M Ax Noi Mach
Nearest
Brown Recluse Alpha
Soft Target


3/13 – Double Cassette Release Show feat. Sharpwaist, Goodbye Cruel World + more

February 11th, 2014
3/13 – Double Cassette Release Show feat. Sharpwaist, Goodbye Cruel World + more

*flier artwork by Wladimir Vladimir
((((Facebook Event Listing))))
The Artists

Sharpwaist & Marabou Stork (Boston/New York)
Sharpwaist & Marabou Stork – Untitled
Currently celebrating their collaborative release tape entitled “Cold Shots” on Existence Establishment, Sharpwaist and Marabou Stork will perform a rare collaborative performance to comemorate the evening. Their release is based on the feeling of autumn in New England and is sure to offer a nice contrast to the early spring atmosphere.
Sharpwaist was started in Boston by Carl Haas in 2006 and has released on such labels as Razors and Medicine, Nil By …


2/8 – Ode, Xiphoid Dementia + more

January 12th, 2014
2/8 – Ode, Xiphoid Dementia + more

Ode Record Release Show
2/8 | Sonny’s Tavern | 8PM
Ode
Tovarish
Xiphoid Dementia
Erroraeon
328 Central Avenue
Dover, New Hampshire 03820


1/14 – Shredded Nerve, A Snake In The Garden + more

November 28th, 2013
1/14 – Shredded Nerve, A Snake In The Garden + more

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The Artists

Shredded Nerve (Cincinnati, OH)
Shredded Nerve – Mind Begins to Crumble as Dots Are Connected
Shredded Nerve is a project created by Justin Lakes in late 2013 after the dissolution of the Pusdrainer project. Shredded Nerve utilizes tape loops,synthesizer,and found objects to create stressful layered harsh noise compositions. Touring in support of the “Failure to Maintain” double tape on Chondritic Sound.

Deceiver (Buffalo, NY)
Deceiver – Soon I Will be Dead and Nothing Will Matter Anymore III
Deceiver is a slow moving minimal HNW project featuring Matt Goodrich of Water Torture, Breached …


12/14 – Blue Sabbath Black Cheer, Kintaan + more

November 3rd, 2013
12/14 – Blue Sabbath Black Cheer, Kintaan + more

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The Artists

Blue Sabbath Black Cheer (Seattle, WA)
Blue Sabbath Black Cheer – The Sense of Violence
Blue Sabbath Black Cheer (BSBC) formed in winter 2005, by wm.Rage and Stan Reed, rehearsing after-hours in the Electric Heavyland (R.I.P.) record store in Seattle, Washington, before moving into an all concrete garage in the alley behind the record store, where they rehearsed incessantly for the next 2 years, much to the dismay of the nearby neighbors. In 2007, leaving “The Bog”, rehearsals and recordings then took place for a short time in an …


10/31 – Spettro Family, Theologian + more!!!

September 28th, 2013
10/31 – Spettro Family, Theologian + more!!!

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The Artists

Spettro Family (Salerno, Italy)
Spettro Family – Brasov Black Biserica (TutRur 2012)
In 2010, the sole man behind the music, Stefan Iannone, took a trip into the Carpathian heart of Romania — a place that exists seemingly cut off from the rest of Europe in nearly every sense; so cut off, in fact, that it contains a large percentage of Europe’s last intact wilderness, and no doubt is a place whose people live within a culture that is at least moderately removed from most of the West in meticulous …


9/27 – Hollow Seed, Ultra Negative + more

September 5th, 2013
9/27 – Hollow Seed, Ultra Negative + more

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The Artists

Hollow Seed (Belchertown, MA)
Hollow Seed – Untitled
Hollow Seed is the new project from Jesse Allen the man involved in several landmark noise units including The Cathode Terror Secretion, Cowards, and Migrations In Rust. Having newly relocated to Western Mass he debut’s his new project in a whirlwind of aggressive distorted rhythmic elements and grindcore paranoia.

Ultra Negative (Portsmouth, NH)
Ultra Negative – From Nothing To Nothing
Ultra//Negative, everyone’s favourite Namshaw Powerviolence band lives up to their name lyrically and musically, and it’s only right, seeing as they have Jan of …


8/15 – Author & Punisher, Theologian, Massdirge

August 2nd, 2013
8/15 – Author & Punisher, Theologian, Massdirge

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The Artists

Author & Punisher (San Diego, CA)
Author & Punisher – Terrorbird
Tristan Shone is a mechanical engineer, sculptor, musician and creator of the Drone Machines and now Dub Machines industrial sound controllers. Alongside fabricating machines and composing sound for performance, Shone works at the National Center for Microscopy and Imaging Research as a mechanical engineer and the Center for Research and Computing in the Arts at UCSD as a researcher in media arts.
Drone/Dub Machines are custom made machines fabricated from raw materials and utilizing open source circuitry. The devices …


8/6 – Peter J Woods, Sharpwaist, Lucky Bone

July 14th, 2013
8/6 – Peter J Woods, Sharpwaist, Lucky Bone

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The Artists

Peter J Woods (Milwaukee, WI)
Peter J Woods – A Story
Peter J Woods is a musician, playwright and performance artist from Milwaukee, WI. Up until a few years ago, these three areas were kept isolated, performing music under a number of different monikers and with a handful of different bands (Phoned Nil Trio, xALLxFORxTHISx, Raperies (Like Draperies), Coelacanth, Peter J Woods Free Jazz Ensemble, just to name a few), writing short absurdists pieces for a number of different theatre companies (Insurgent Theatre, Pink Banana, Alamo Basement), and doing …


7/22 – Gnawed, Yosh Ohara, A Snake in the Garden + more

June 29th, 2013
7/22 – Gnawed, Yosh Ohara, A Snake in the Garden + more

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The Artists

Gnawed (Minneapolis, MN)
Gnawed – Savage Judgement
Gnawed is Grant Richardson of Minneapolis. Under the moniker he creates a crushing blend of death industrial, power electronics and noise which shakes the foundations of the genre. Being one of the top industrial acts in the U.S. currently Richardson has embarked on a U.S. tour and is playing Boston for the first time. Be prepared for chugging synths, bowel-inducing frequiencies and industrial material attacks.

Yosh Ohara (Brooklyn, NY)
Yosh Ohara – Untitled (Excerpt)
Yoshiko Ohara, a member of creepy art-metal outfit Bloody Panda, who …


Summer Scum Festival II

June 28th, 2013
Summer Scum Festival II

Summer Scum is the second annual Buffalo, NY noise fest focused on Harsh Noise and Power Electronics. This years fest will take place at The Flesh Tunnel (1245 Niagra st) on July 18th,19th, and 20th. The lineup features over 50 acts from all over the country such as: Ferveur Noire, John Mannion, Ahlzagailzehguh, Deterge, Skin Graft, Envenomist, Gnawed, Xiphoid Dementia, Hostage Pageant, and many many more.

Summer Scum was conceptualized in early 2012 when curators Justin Lakes and Matt Goodrich decided to start doing a fest shortly after Lakes …


7/16 – Being, Breaking The Will, Hostage Pageant + more

June 20th, 2013
7/16 – Being, Breaking The Will, Hostage Pageant + more

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The Artists

Being (Dayton, OH)
Being – Untitled (Excerpt)
Being is the harsh noise project of Luke Tandy, who also operates the Skeleton Dust Recordings label. Starting in 2006, the project has been a vessel for exploring the depths of a variety of extreme sounds and frequencies. There is no political or sociological message; just pure sonic worship. It is the sound of an amplified existence.
The performance for the evening will consist of contact microphones, cassette loops and fuzz pedals used together to discover the possibilities of decaying acoustic feedback …


6/14 – Nurture Abuse, Xiphoid Dementia + more

May 24th, 2013
6/14 – Nurture Abuse, Xiphoid Dementia + more

Lascivious Aesthetics Presents:
6/14 @ Medford Soaplands 7-11PM

Nurture Abuse
Dead Times
Xiphoid Dementia
Corephallism
Bitchneck

Featuring DJ Nathan Trites and VJ Chris Latina

+++]FACEBOOK EVENT HERE[+++
Email egan@existest.org for address.


Milwaukee Noise Fest 2013

May 14th, 2013
Milwaukee Noise Fest 2013

Now in its eighth iteration, the Milwaukee Noise Fest returns with a facelift, promising to be bigger, better and noisier than ever. From August 22nd to the 24th, FTAM productions will fill the Miramar theatre with twenty four of North America’s absolute best in controlled (and uncontrolled) dissonance and sound wave hijacking.
While the festival continues to focus on local musicians playing host to twelve of the city’s best noise artists, this year will include an expanded roster of international musicians. Creative commons crusaders and plunderphonics masterminds Negativland – best …


5/22 – Breached Hull, Developer, Diaphragmatic + more

April 10th, 2013
5/22 – Breached Hull, Developer, Diaphragmatic + more

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The Artists

Breached Hull (Buffalo, New York)
Breached Hull – Magnetic Alignment
Breached Hull is the sci fi power electronics project of Matt Goodrich (Water Torture/Pacing) and Justin Lakes (Pusdrainer) based out of Buffalo,NY and Cincinnati,OH. The project was founded in early 2012. Focused on rhythmic,crushing loops taken from audio from some of our favorite movies with aggressive vocals with lyrics inspired by the film. This will be our second tour and our first time on the east coast. The planned set will feature two songs from our debut “Into the …


4/19 – APEX FEST V

March 16th, 2013
4/19 – APEX FEST V

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The Artists

En Nihil (California)
En Nihil – The Tombs of Empire
En Nihil is the dark electronic music project of reclusive artist Adam fritz. Based in Los Angeles California. Formed in 1994 ,three proper albums were released from 1995 -1998. Aswell as over a dozen limited tapes and a few notable split releases, in what’s consider as the fist phase of an almost 20 year existence. A very long hiatus followed until a resurfacing and second phase was realized in 2010 with the release of “The absolute …


4/17 – Oneirogen, Andrew Hock + more

March 3rd, 2013
4/17 – Oneirogen, Andrew Hock + more

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The Artists

Oneirogen (Brooklyn, New York)
Oneirogen – Numina
NYC based multi-instrumentalist Mario Diaz de Leon creates hallucinatory walls of sound with electric guitar, electronics, and acoustic instruments. His project ONEIROGEN descends into a territory of unsettling synths and distortion, framed by metal, noise, industrial, and modern composition. The project was initiated in 2012 with the release of “Hypnos”, which brought widespread acclaim among fans of experimental and heavy music for its varied and cinematic intensity. The new album, “Kiasma” (released March 2013 on Denovali), maintains a strong …


4/12 – Sannhet, Ehnahre, Fórn, Øde

March 3rd, 2013
4/12 – Sannhet, Ehnahre, Fórn, Øde

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The Artists

Sannhet (Brooklyn, New York)
Sannhet – Absecon Isle
Sannhet is an instrumental experimental metal band featuring members Christopher Todd – drums and samples, John Refano – guitar and loopers, and AJ Annunziata – bass guitar. Straddling the line between clear riffs and static, Sannhet’s songs were highly structured, but drenched in a top layer of noise–much like the garbled images one can almost make out under TV snow.
Expect a barrage of harmonically complex post-everything building to a climax only to pinnacle into further obliteration.

Ehnahre (Boston, MA)
Ehnahre – The …


*CANCELED* 2/8 – Jeff Carey, Richard Axle Jones, Andrea Pensado, Övervarning

January 28th, 2013
*CANCELED* 2/8 – Jeff Carey, Richard Axle Jones, Andrea Pensado, Övervarning

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CANCELED DUE TO THE BLIZZARD

Jeff Carey (Odenton, MD)
Jeff Carey – ctrl
Jeff Carey’s music is hardcore digital instrumental music. It is computer based synthesis, noise, and improvisation combined with a no-safety-net aspect of gestural control makes his music totally physical and visceral.
“He’s acting on raw instinct here – he refuses the clinical approach to programming software or composing music, and strives to throw himself bodily at his machines, replacing all mechanical moving parts with human flesh, blood, and bone. In pursuit of this all-organic goal, virtually everything else is …


1/12 – Raspberry Bulbs, Pharmakon + more!!!

December 12th, 2012
1/12 – Raspberry Bulbs, Pharmakon + more!!!

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The Artists

Raspberry Bulbs (Brooklyn, NY)
Raspberry Bulbs – What It Is Between Us
After releasing several tapes and an LP as a solo project, He Who Crushes Teeth (Bone Awl) expanded RB to a full band lineup in 2011. The band has recorded the second LP and are now playing their first shows outside New York.

Salvation (Philadelphia, PA)
Salvation – The Tethered Man
A mouthful of bloody broken teeth and flailing debris with a frantic, collapsing sound all their own, SALVATION are an epithet of TRUTH in a world of of ineffectual, …


1/4 – C.Lavender, Soft Target + more!!

December 11th, 2012
1/4 – C.Lavender, Soft Target + more!!

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The Artists

C.Lavender (New York)
C.Lavender – Meet Me At The Station (Excerpt)
C. Lavender is a multidisciplinary artist working primarily with heavy electronics based sound. Her performances feature elements of harsh noise, black metal and sleaze pop. C. Lavender has performed at The Voice of the Valley festival in West Virginia, The International Noise Conference in Miami, The NY Eye & Ear Fest in New York and is a member of the bands Cock E.S.P and The Laundry Room Squelchers.

Soft Target (Providence, RI)
“Painful atmosphere. Jagged, pulsing …


11/30 – Ehnahre, Sewer Goddess, Northumbria + more!!!

October 26th, 2012
11/30 – Ehnahre, Sewer Goddess, Northumbria + more!!!

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The Artists

Ehnahre (Boston, MA)
Ehnahre – The Clatterbones
The master of 20th century music, Arnold Schoenberg, declared the “liberation of the dissonance” to be essential for the progress of music as an art form. Nowhere is this currently more apparent than in the world of metal, and other extreme music. Ehnahre wholly embraces that philosophy, and it consummately informs their music.

Sewer Goddess (Boston, MA)
Sewer Goddess – Demasculator
Sewer Goddess is prepared to deliver a psychologically debasing …


11/8-11/14 – Funerary Call / Xiphoid Dementia Northeast Tour 2012

September 22nd, 2012
11/8-11/14 – Funerary Call / Xiphoid Dementia Northeast Tour 2012

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Artists

Funerary Call (Vancouver, Canada)
Funerary Call – Transference From The Void
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Drawing from a diverse palette of analog and digital hardware, found objects, field recordings and ritual implements, Funerary Call creates an unsettling ancient atmosphere that aims to transcend the perceptive listener, spiritually and emotionally – beyond all boundaries and limitations.
Channeling energy and inspiration from chthonic elements, the music celebrates the exploration of man’s darker half: the shadow-self. It is an aural descent into the underworld of unconscious and subconscious dimensions. Challenging the listener to …


11/2-11/4 – Halloween Industrial Festival

September 20th, 2012
11/2-11/4 – Halloween Industrial Festival

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10/1 – Dream Affair, G.A.S.H. + more!!!

September 8th, 2012
10/1 – Dream Affair, G.A.S.H. + more!!!

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The Artists

Dream Affair (Brooklyn, NY)
Dream Affair – Syndrome
Dream Affair is a dark post-punk band based in Brooklyn by way of Philadelphia formed in the winter of 2009. Members Hayden Payne (vocals, guitar, electronics) and Bryan Spoltore (bass) have also made music together since they were just teenagers. Following their self-released EP All I Want, Abby Echiverri (vocals, synth, violin) joined the band, and the young trio released their debut album Endless Days on Avant! Records in 2011, which was promoted with a European tour.
Now Dream Affair is …


9/13 – Kevin Greenspon, Suffer on Acid + more!

August 20th, 2012
9/13 – Kevin Greenspon, Suffer on Acid + more!

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The Artists

Kevin Greenspon (Los Angeles, CA)
Kevin Greenspon – Maroon Bells
Kevin Greenspon is a musician from Los Angeles, CA that blends ambient, electronic, drone, field recording and harsh noise composition into short songs that can be likened to miniature film scores. Primarily using guitar, effects and tape collage techniques, each song is an emotionally engaging arrangement of melodies and electronics fueled by a storytelling nature. Restraint and subtlety are key elements in Greenspon’s work, carefully balancing between sparse quietude and dense layering of orchestral melodies and crackling textures as …


8/22 – Indignant Senilty, Weak Sisters, Benjamin Nelson + more!

August 6th, 2012
8/22 – Indignant Senilty, Weak Sisters, Benjamin Nelson + more!

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Indignant Senility (Portland, OR)
Indignant Senility – Color Absolution
Indignant Senility is a rotten-ambient 1-man band with a heavy emphasis on theft and degradation of classical music, among other things.

Benjamin Nelson (Boston, MA)
Benjamin Nelson – Live @ The Piano Factory (excerpt)
Influenced by early minimalism, Nelson’s music focuses on extremes such as duration, volume, or lack thereof to explore their effects on hearing, stream separation, and to reveal often hidden but dramatic shifts in overtones, spectrum and phase. Integrating electronics, acoustic sound, …


7/29 – Peter J Woods, Lucky Bone, Zerfallt + more!

June 24th, 2012
7/29 – Peter J Woods, Lucky Bone, Zerfallt + more!

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Peter J Woods (Milwaukee, WI)
Peter J Woods – A Story
Peter J Woods is a musician, playwright and performance artist from Milwaukee, WI. Up until a few years ago, these three areas were kept isolated, performing music under a number of different monikers and with a handful of different bands (Phoned Nil Trio, xALLxFORxTHISx, Raperies (Like Draperies), Coelacanth, Peter J Woods Free Jazz Ensemble, just to name a few), writing short absurdists pieces for a number of different theatre companies (Insurgent Theatre, Pink Banana, Alamo Basement), and doing …


7/19 – Anasazi, Dekoder, G.A.S.H. + more!

June 24th, 2012
7/19 – Anasazi, Dekoder, G.A.S.H. + more!

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The Artists

Anasazi (New York, NY)
Anasazi – Bone Collector
Deranged and violent Post-PUNK from New York City. A tribal disaster the ancestors would hate… Anasazi, who’ve suddenly surfaced over the past 2 years, play hateful hymns for happy people. Crucially conflicted, controversially cannibalistic: Ancient Pueblan-Wave at its best.

Dekoder (Montreal, Canada)
Dekoder – Hate Song
Dekoder began in the spring of 2010 as a side projects of other bands (Complications). Members either left their other bands and some just disbanded focusing more on Dekoder and eventually recorded …


7/6 & 7/7 – INDUSTRIAL LIBERATION FESTIVAL 2012

May 30th, 2012
7/6 & 7/7 – INDUSTRIAL LIBERATION FESTIVAL 2012

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The Artists

Deutsch Nepal (Sweden)
Deutsch Nepal – Heartbomb
There´s a big gap between what exist and what possibly could….. Deutsch Nepal try to fill that gap by concidering what is true, what is pure and possible. With a conviction of the purity of it´s own distorted creation Deutsch Nepal twist the truth and turn the impossible into a reality existing only inside your head. Never mind this statement …. mind the gap!

iVardensphere (Edmonton, Canada)
iVardensphere – Ancients
Based …


6/6 – Aun, Thisquietarmy + more

May 16th, 2012
6/6 – Aun, Thisquietarmy + more

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Aun (Montréal, Canada)
Aun – Berlin
Aun are a Montreal-based band that melt the boundaries between psychedelic, electronic, ambient, industrial and doomgaze music. Aun have performed at the Mutek, Roadburn, WGT, FIMAV and Swingfest festivals. They have released numerous praised albums with such labels as Alien8 Recordings, Important, Cyclic Law and now with Denovali.

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Thisquietarmy (Montréal, Canada)
Thisquietarmy – As the Creatures Unravel From Within/Vampyr
Thisquietarmy is the experimental guitar-based project of Eric Quach from Montreal, Quebec, Canada – active since 2005. Revolving around improvised drone …


6/1 – Xiphoid Dementia, Katze, Symptomatic + more

May 8th, 2012
6/1 – Xiphoid Dementia, Katze, Symptomatic + more

SONORIUM PRESENTS:
Friday, June 1st, 2012 at 8:00 PM $10
The Griffen Theatre, 7 Lynde Street, Salem MA 01970
KATZE (Noell Dorsey / Morgan Evans-Weiler)
DOZEN DIMENSIONS DUO (Myo / Jeff Carey)
SYMPTOMATIC (Vic Rawlings / Steve Norton)
XIPHOID DEMENTIA (Egan Budd)
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5/30 – Machismo, Hate Basement + more

April 26th, 2012
5/30 – Machismo, Hate Basement + more

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The Artists

Machismo (Chicago, IL)
Machismo – You Weren’t Born Innocent
Overly violent, nihilistic power electronics from Chicago, IL. Machismo is a dual vocal trio incorporating harsh noise and a confrontational live presence. Having done prior time in several hardcore bands, Machismo take power violence dynamics and apply it to noise.

Hate Basement (Chicago, IL)
Hate Basement – Pathetic
Anxiety-ridden harsh noise and power electronics. Sweating profusely and pulling out its hair while dreaming about long drives in the mountains. Slaves to …


5/20 – Dave Public, Locutions, Corephallism + more

April 17th, 2012
5/20 – Dave Public, Locutions, Corephallism + more

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Dave Public (Pawtucket, RI)
Suffering Bastard – Oiled Up
**Suffering Bastard canceled, Dave Public (Suffering Bastard solo) will be playing instead. Suffering Bastard is a full-on grindcore unit hailing from Providence Rhode Island. Featuring members of Nurture Abuse, and Dave Public. Expect a full-frontal aural assault of aggressive punk, metal, and noise attacks.

Sharpwaist (MA/PE/FU)
Sharpwaist – Baltimore Single Mother
Personal and peripheral tragedy and degradation. Burnt-out sound spaces, stale ambiance and frustrated harsh noise blasts, all swarming with the scraped-raw vocalizations informed as much …


5/11 – Hive Mind, Raven Strain + more

April 12th, 2012
5/11 – Hive Mind, Raven Strain + more

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The Artists

Hive Mind (Los Angeles, CA)
Hive Mind – Return to Steam
Hive Mind is a brutal patch of analog smog birthed in the bleak landscape of Detroit, Michigan and currently casting shadows in Los Angeles, California. A constantly throbbing, full frequency signal transmitter which is only limited by the physical restraints of time and the artificial constructs of society, Hive Mind has both blessed and cursed us with dozens of musical communications in almost every imaginable format.
Pushing the limits of analog media and revealing the coldness inherent in the …


5/5 – FRKSE, Xiphoid Dementia + more

April 11th, 2012
5/5 – FRKSE, Xiphoid Dementia + more

FRKSE Record Release Show
5/5 | Spaced Mountain | FREE | 8PM
FRKSE
Xiphoid Dementia
Bitchneck
+ more TBA
email: egan@existest.org for address


4/27 – GRKZGL, A Snake In The Garden + more

March 27th, 2012
4/27 – GRKZGL, A Snake In The Garden + more

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The Artists

GRKZGL (Montreal, Canada)
GRKZGL – Ainsi tout fout-il le camp
Hailing from Montreal, GRKZGL (also known by some as Alexandre Scarfone) has been genre-dodging since 2003, progressing from his digital gurgles and cosmic drones to his current excursions in noise. He also plays alongside sax player Cabral Jacobs and drummer John Brennan in the trio Chansons d’amour (and with Brennan as Totems), with Martin Sasseville (Wapstan) in the tape warble-based Incapables and in a duo with synth wizard Emilie Mouchous as Gmackrrkzgl. Lately, GRKZGL has been focusing on dynamic …


April 1st-7th 2012: Amalgamate

March 25th, 2012
April 1st-7th 2012: Amalgamate

AMALGAMATE
WITH NEW WORKS BY: Joey Asal, Derek Hoffend, Egan Budd, Deftly-D, Romesh McCullough, Vela Phelan & Jeff Huckelberry
Curated by Alexis Avedisian and presented in partnership with Together & The Mobius Group
Mobius Gallery, 55 Norfolk Street, Cambridge
April 7th 8-10PM 2012: Reception & Live Performances by Xiphoid Dementia (feat. Deftly-D on video) and Derek Hoffend Saturday, April 7th
Article at Together Festival Page with more information, article in The Boston Dig and RSVP at the Facebook event.


3/20 – Pregnant Spore, Cincinnatus C, Scant + more

February 27th, 2012
3/20 – Pregnant Spore, Cincinnatus C, Scant + more

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The Artists

Pregnant Spore (Baltimore, MD)
Pregnant Spore – Satan Drape
Loss, community, freedom, fear, pain, galaxies, enlightenment, microbiology, romance, anxiety, chemistry, impermanence, dreams, the evil of the new world order, carnal desire, energy, color, confusion, rational emotive behavior therapy, cleansing, the illusion of time, healing.
Lloyd will be concentrating on more meditative and quiet compositions more so than anything he’s done before. He will likely be using contact mics and hand-made acoustic contraptions along with looping and weird drones. However, circuit-bent pedals and/or other home-made electronics are pretty much always a …


2/25 – Cut Hands, Veiled + more

January 25th, 2012
2/25 – Cut Hands, Veiled + more

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The Artists

Cut Hands (London, United Kingdom)
Cut Hands – Backlash
Cut Hands is William Bennett who founded Whitehouse in 1980, with a mind to creating “the most extreme music ever recorded”. They succeeded. The group remained at the forefront of the experimental and noise scenes over the next 27 years, invariably creating controversy and stimulating debate with their choice of violent and sexual subject matter, before eventually disbanding in 2007. A specialist in linguistics and unconscious communication, Bennett now helms the mass hypnosis experimental project, Extralinguistic …


2/16 – Xiphoid Dementia, FRKSE + more

January 25th, 2012
2/16 – Xiphoid Dementia, FRKSE + more

2/16 | $5 | @ Spaced Mountain
FRKSE/TEMPLE RAT
XIPHOID DIMENTIA
JOEY MOLINARO (NY)
+ 1 MORE
Email: egan@existest.org for address info.


2/8 – Dead Boomers, Amobriax + more

January 24th, 2012
2/8 – Dead Boomers, Amobriax + more

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The Artists

Dead Boomers (Melbourne, Australia)
Dead Boomers – Vintage Summa Cum Laude
Dead Boomers is a Melbourne based duo dealing in heavy electronics and lurid forecast. Active with other projects including True Radical Miracle and the Sabbatical label, Dead Boomers was conceived initially as an outlet for the members’ interest in contemporary harsh noise and industrial electronics. Over time focus has been drawn towards more defined compositions driven by an austere approach to structure. The prospect of an aging populationdominates these ominous narratives, exploring anxious visions of a seemingly …


1/21 – Child Abuse, Controlled Bleeding + more

December 28th, 2011
1/21 – Child Abuse, Controlled Bleeding + more

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The Artists

Kid Bastard (Boston, MA)
*Child Abuse canceled, Kid Bastard took their place.
Kid Bastard is a side project of a few bands in the Brighton/Allston area of Massachusetts. It’s tempting to call it a super group, but you’ve probably never heard of any of our other bands either.

Photo by Greg Cristman

Controlled Bleeding (Massapequa, NY)
Controlled Bleeding – Controlled Bleeding
Controlled Bleeding is a prolific experimental music group based in Massapequa, New York. The group was founded by Paul Lemos, the group’s only consistent member. Most of Controlled Bleeding’s released recordings …


1/7 – Heavy Breathing, Klit + more

December 19th, 2011
1/7 – Heavy Breathing, Klit + more

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The Artists

Heavy Breathing (Richmond, Virginia)
Heavy Breathing – Grey Tape
Frigid and oppressive industrial electronics from Richmond, Virginia. Hissing synth scrape, straining frequencies and vitriol for both the willing and unwilling.
A Heavy Breathing performance falls loosely on the power electronics end of the noise spectrum and is vocal and synth heavy. The set usually consists of between one and three constructed “pieces” that are largely contingent upon my perceptions of the general atmosphere of the show. I am not interested in pursuing the tropes of power electronics (confrontation, …


12/8 – Houstin, Texas – Sistrenatus + more

November 28th, 2011
12/8 – Houstin, Texas – Sistrenatus + more

A rare U.S. performance from this Existence Establishment recording artist!!!
12/8 | Avant-Garden | $5 | 9PM
Sistrenatus
Black Leather Jesus
Steel Hook Prostheses
Concrete Violin
T.E.F.
Serum Fantis


12/3 – Nyodene D, Pregnant Spore + more

November 19th, 2011
12/3 – Nyodene D, Pregnant Spore + more

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The Artists

Nyodene D (Painesville, Ohio)
Nyodene D – There Will Come Soft Rains
Nyodene D is an extreme industrial / dark ambient project that utilizes analogue and digital synthesizers, tape loops, scrap metal percussion and vocals to create dark industrial atmospheres. The project has existed since 2008 and has several releases on various formats from labels such as Phage Tapes, Assembly Of Hatred, Danvers State Recordings – and in 2012 – Malignant Records’ Black Plague sublabel. Lyrics and themes range from anti-humanism, observation of human political nature, human cruelty, …


11/7 – Fossils, Howard Stelzer, Middle Kingdom + more

October 23rd, 2011
11/7 – Fossils, Howard Stelzer, Middle Kingdom + more

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The Artists

Fossils (Ontario, Canada)
Fossils – Live @ Silent Barn 2010
On this November 2011 U.S. tour Fossils consists of David Payne (tapes, mics, electronics) & Rob Michalchuk (alto sax, trumpet, clarinet). David Payne began building his Fossils empire back in 2004. Since that time Fossils has colonized the underground circuit with a steady flow of ultra-limited tapes/cdrs, many of them through David’s own Middle James Co imprint. The Fossils sound is always one of formless despair. Churning low-grade electronics, primitive tape manipulations, and an aura of stoned reverie are …


10/27 – Horror Sounds: A Synesthetic Evening of Horror Films and Sickened, Bleak Electronic Music!

October 8th, 2011
10/27 – Horror Sounds: A Synesthetic Evening of Horror Films and Sickened, Bleak Electronic Music!

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The Artists

Reviver (Norwalk, CT)
Reviver – Snakes in Repose
Begun in early 2006, REVIVER is the solo noise project of Connecticut’s own Chris Donofrio which strictly utilizes a controlled network of graphic equalizers to create raw environments of low frequency death-drone countered with nails-on-chalkboard scrawlings . Having released recordings almost exclusively on cassette tape format for the past 5 years (both independently and on several notable noise stables such as Temple Of Pei and 905 Tapes), REVIVER continues to shape and refine …


10/4 – Black Twilight Circle, Sharpwaist + more

September 14th, 2011
10/4 – Black Twilight Circle, Sharpwaist + more

10/4 | Starlab | 8PM

Arizmenda
Volahn
Haunting Presence
Shataan
Sharpwaist
Gash


9/17 – Millipede, Candle Nine, Xiphoid Dementia

August 24th, 2011
9/17 – Millipede, Candle Nine, Xiphoid Dementia

9/17/11 | 8PM | $10 | Champions 234 Main St., Everett, MA
Millipede
Candle Nine
Xiphoid Dementia


9/23 – Sudden Infant, Keith Fullerton Whitman, Einfgall + more

August 16th, 2011
9/23 – Sudden Infant, Keith Fullerton Whitman, Einfgall + more

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The Artists

Sudden Infant (Berlin, Germany)
Sudden Infant – Tandoori Chicken Scooter III
Born 1965 in Switzerland and currently operating out of Berlin, Joke Lanz (aka Sudden Infant) is one of the most prolific and profound artists working in the border zones where performance and body art meet Improvisation and Noise. In his Sudden Infant guise, Lanz creates a unique blend of physical sound poetry and epileptic noise bursts, using contact microphones, loops, tapes etc. The result is an extreme form of musique concrète that juxtaposes spasmodic …


9/3 – Controlled Bleeding, Nau-Zee-Aun + more

August 14th, 2011
9/3 – Controlled Bleeding, Nau-Zee-Aun + more

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The Artists

*additional photos by Bill T. Miller

Photo by Greg Cristman

Controlled Bleeding (Massapequa, NY)
Controlled Bleeding – Controlled Bleeding
Controlled Bleeding is a prolific experimental music group based in Massapequa, New York. The group was founded by Paul Lemos, the group’s only consistent member. Most of Controlled Bleeding’s released recordings feature two main collaborators, Chris Moriarty and vocalist Joe Papa, who both died in the late 2000s.
Since their first full-length release in 1983, Controlled Bleeding have released over 30 albums spanning several different genres, many of which were released on notable …


9/2 – Epaulettes, C.Lavender, Shame Michael Broderick + more

August 12th, 2011
9/2 – Epaulettes, C.Lavender, Shame Michael Broderick + more

Friday Sept. 2nd | 8PM | Starlab | $5
Shame Michael Broderick
C.Lavender
Epaulettes
FRKSE
Lungwash

“Shame Michael Broderick is an experimental sound artist from Boston, MA. He will be performing with an array of analog synthesizers and will most likely ruin your night…”


8/6 – Black Bloc, Bereft, Heavy Breathing + more

July 20th, 2011
8/6 – Black Bloc, Bereft, Heavy Breathing + more

The Artists

Black Bloc (Fredonia, NY)
Black Bloc – On The Brink of a New World
Black Bloc has progressed from its original anarcho-crust leanings through forays into anarcho-primitivism and finally this: a raw, emotive style that would make watchers of Fuse TV curl up in a fetal position and wish they were never born. Black Bloc wants to show you his scars–all of them, be they physical (his whole body is tiger-striped with cut marks), mental, or emotional. His sound is like the misery of humanity itself pouring like smog out of …


7/14 – Rosenkopf, Gash, Xiphoid Dementia + more

July 5th, 2011
7/14 – Rosenkopf, Gash, Xiphoid Dementia + more

This event is organized in conjunction with Fucker Productions

The Artists

Rosenkopf (Brooklyn, NY)
Rosenkopf – Untitled
Rosenkopf is a three piece band who creates sounds that range from, dark, dancey, noisy, and at times loud. Electronic elements are mixed into the music as well. Recorded a demo as only a 2 piece then added in a live drummer for extra sound. Members of Thriller, Dawn of Humans, Detestation, Question.
They will be playing a complex set using bass guitar, vocals, and a drum machine as well as an electronic and acoustic drum kit.


6/21 – Pusdrainer, Pacing, D/A A/D + more

June 9th, 2011
6/21 – Pusdrainer, Pacing, D/A A/D + more

The Artists

Pusdrainer (Cincinnati, OH)
Pusdrainer – Portal
Harsh Noise/Power Electronics project of Justin Lakes (also of Friends With Corpses and Orbiting Formats). Began early 2008 as a strictly harsh noise project, Pusdrainer continues to shift between HN, Power Electronics, and Beat driven industrial heaviness. Featured in Decibel magazine and various online/print noise publications.
Pusdrainer’s set will consist of a crunbling harsh wall with heavy feedback and pitch shifted vocals crying for help on top. Accompanied by a video backdrop that loops and churns depravity and degradation until the set dies.


6/9 – Black Leather Jesus, RU-486, Hierchiss + more

May 26th, 2011
6/9 – Black Leather Jesus, RU-486, Hierchiss + more

Review and more video footage from the Boston Phoenix

The Artists

Black Leather Jesus (Austin, Texas)
Black Leather Jesus – Ty
BLACK LEATHER JESUS was formed in 1989 by Richard Ramirez in Houston, Texas. The harsh noise group has had a revolving door of band members with Ramirez, Sean E. Matzus, Kevin Novak, Vance Osborne at the helm. The band has worked with many international acts including Merzbow, Taint, MSBR, The Haters, Deathpile, Eugenics Council, Smell & Quim, etc.

RU-486 (Hattiesburg, Mississippi)
RU-486 – Filth Fantasies
RU-486 was born out of the undying influence …


5/30 – Pregnant Spore, Xiphoid Dementia, Vehement Caress, Ageism + more

May 24th, 2011
5/30 – Pregnant Spore, Xiphoid Dementia, Vehement Caress, Ageism + more

5/30/11 @ Gay Gardens $DONATIONS$, ALL AGES, 8PM

Pregnant Spore
Yellow Crystal Star
Vehement Caress
Xiphoid Dementia
Bong Marley
Ageism


Xiphoid Dementia Pacific Northwest Tour

April 25th, 2011
Xiphoid Dementia Pacific Northwest Tour

5/15 – Portland, OR @ Mudai w/ Lavas Magmas, John Mannion, Soup Purse, Indignant Senility
5/19 – Seattle, WA @ Teatro de la Psychomachia w/ Bloodbox, Masaki Satsu, Venessa Skantze, Cathartech
5/20,21 – Victoria, BC @ 9th Annual Festival of Noise w/ Chefkirk, Severed Flesh, Frozen Body, Marlo Eggplant, Blue Sabbath Black Cheer, Slates, Merdique, GRKGZL, Wapstan, Static Kitten, Ryan Bloomer, Acid Attack, Suicide Bomber, Monarch, The Rita, Sistrenatus, Whip of the UFO, Froghat, Grandpa Big Balls, Griefer, Quebec lePink, Ha Ha Terror, Brutophilia, CSTL, Sea Lion


5/6 – Das Butcher, Chronox, Retribution Body + more

April 14th, 2011
5/6 – Das Butcher, Chronox, Retribution Body + more

Friday 5/6/2011 @ Starlab
8PM, $5, ALL AGES

Das Butcher
Chronox
Nutchild
Table Radios
Retribution Body


4/26 – Xiphoid Dementia, Beyond, 3 Moons + more

March 28th, 2011
4/26 – Xiphoid Dementia, Beyond, 3 Moons + more

Tuesday April 26th 8PM @ Asteroid M:

Xiphoid Dementia
Bill Doob
Beyond
3 Moons
Idaho Joe

Email for address info.


4/23 – Controlled Bleeding, Sharpwaist + more

March 15th, 2011
4/23 – Controlled Bleeding, Sharpwaist + more

Brought to you by Existence Establishment in conjunction with the Together Festival Boston

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photos by observationpost and contrastic

The Artists

Controlled Bleeding (Massapequa, NY)
Controlled Bleeding – Trawler’s Song
Controlled Bleeding is a prolific experimental music group based in Massapequa, New York. The group was founded by Paul Lemos, the group’s only consistent member. Most of Controlled Bleeding’s released recordings feature two main collaborators, Chris Moriarty and vocalist Joe Papa, who both died in the late 2000s.
Since their first full-length release in 1983, Controlled Bleeding have released over 30 albums spanning several different …


4/3 – Xiphoid Dementia, Phog Masheen, FRKSE + more

March 14th, 2011
4/3 – Xiphoid Dementia, Phog Masheen, FRKSE + more

Sunday April 3rd 8PM @ Starlab:

Phog Masheen
Xiphoid Dementia
FRKSE
Trachypithecene Entity

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11/20 – Author & Punisher, Theologian + more

October 28th, 2010
11/20 – Author & Punisher, Theologian + more

((( FACEBOOK EVENT )))
Saturday, November 20th 2010
@ STARLAB
$10, 8PM ALL AGES
Author & Punisher
Theologian vs. The Vomit Arsonist
Hunted Creatures
Master of Pussy
Batillus
Bereft

The Artists

Author & Punisher (San Diego, CA)
I am a mechanical engineer, sculptor, musician and creator of the Drone Machines and now Dub Machines industrial sound controllers. Alongside fabricating machines and composing sound for performance, I work at the National Center for Microscopy and Imaging Research as a mechanical engineer and the Center for Research and Computing in the Arts at UCSD as a researcher in media arts.
Drone/Dub Machines are custom made …


11/19 – Holzkopf, Freida Abtan + more

October 26th, 2010
11/19 – Holzkopf, Freida Abtan + more

((( Facebook Event )))

The Artists

Holzkopf (Montreal, Quebec)
Since 2001, Holzkopf has been developing a style of hypnotic and frenetic dance music made from a mishmash of homemade tape collages, blown out drum machine beats, dumpstered Chinese pop cassettes, raw data noise, barely controled feedback and smashed and grabbed found sounds. The sound is remenicent of proto-industrial, disco, hip-hop, global psychedelia, gospel and breakcore synthesized into a complete unique whole unlike any one component part. This is futurist and anarchist music made on cheap gear, recorded live to tape or dusty old …


Funerary Call /// Xiphoid Dementia 2010 East Coast Tour

October 9th, 2010
Funerary Call /// Xiphoid Dementia 2010 East Coast Tour

11/1/10 –> 11/6/2010: Burlington VT, Buffalo NY, Boston MA, Providence RI, Greenfield MA, Far Rockaway NY


9/26 – Xiphoid Dementia in Chicago

September 14th, 2010
9/26 – Xiphoid Dementia in Chicago

Sunday Sept. 26th 8:30pm @ Ball Hall Chicago, IL
Xiphoid Dementia
Manners
Teaadora
Forbes/Young
ballhall@gmail.com for directions/info


9/25 – Xiphoid Dementia @ Milwaukee Noise Fest 2010!

August 25th, 2010
9/25 – Xiphoid Dementia @ Milwaukee Noise Fest 2010!

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9/21 – Illusion of Safety + more @ Starlab!

August 24th, 2010
9/21 – Illusion of Safety + more @ Starlab!

((( Facebook Event )))

The Artists

Illusion of Safety (Chicago, Illinois)
Since 1983 Illusion Of Safety has been the ongoing project of Daniel Burke, working alone and with various collaborators. They have released over 20 CDs on labels such as Complacency, Die Stadt, Experimedia, Odd Size, Silent, Soleilmoon, Staalplaat, Tesco, and Waystyx, and played over three hundred concerts in Europe and North America. IOS’ work has been called ambient, post-industrial, electro-acoustic, noise, sound collage, improvisation, and power electronics, but they are unwilling to limit their work to any given style or method. …


8/14 – Justice Yeldham, Heathen Shame, + more!

July 22nd, 2010
8/14 – Justice Yeldham, Heathen Shame, + more!

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The Artists

Justice Yeldham (Darlinghurst, Australia)
What’s been described as “a trumpet player trapped in a two dimensional universe” is in fact the unique work of Justice Yeldham, a maverick musician with an unhealthy obsession with sheets of broken glass. In his infamous show that has astonished and bemused countless people in over 40 countries, yeldham ecstatically purses his lips against sheets of amplified glass whilst deftly employing various vocal techniques ranging from throat singing to raspberries, turning discarded shards into crude musical instruments. The results are a wild …


8/6 – Xiphoid Dementia, Encanti @ ORDNANCE!

July 18th, 2010
8/6 – Xiphoid Dementia, Encanti @ ORDNANCE!

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8/4 – Wapstan, Corephallism, Sharpwaist, Epaulettes

July 16th, 2010
8/4 – Wapstan, Corephallism, Sharpwaist, Epaulettes

Wapstan (Montreal, Canada)
Wapstan (misspelling of the the word “Wapistan” means “xxx”) is the project of xxx xxx, also the head of DIY label Brise-Cul Records and member of bands Selfish Implosions and Incapables based out of Montréal in Québec. Conceived between the aluminum factories and the wooden fjords of Saguenay in the North of Quebec in 2002 with the intention of purveying one of the coldest forms of sound. Wapstan gets most of his influence in …


7/10 – Mindspawn, Retribution Body, Xiphoid Dementia

June 17th, 2010
7/10 – Mindspawn, Retribution Body, Xiphoid Dementia

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7/8 – Regosphere, Neckhold, Zerfallt + more

June 16th, 2010
7/8 – Regosphere, Neckhold, Zerfallt + more

7/8/2010 @ Starlab – Neckhold, Regosphere, The Dios Project, Lavas Magmas, Rat King, Typical White Male, Zerfallt


7/3 – Steel Hook Prostheses + more in Boston!

June 11th, 2010
7/3 – Steel Hook Prostheses + more in Boston!

Steel Hook Prostheses (Dallas, Texas) – Steel Hook Prostheses is J.Stillings and L.Kerr. Formed in 1999, this Texas heavy electronics duo has become purveyors of sick and twisted nightmarish soundscapes.


6/20 – Xiphoid Dementia, Sewer Goddess, The Vomit Arsonist

June 11th, 2010
6/20 – Xiphoid Dementia, Sewer Goddess, The Vomit Arsonist

Sunday June 20th 6pm FREE
Xiphoid Dementia
Sewer Goddess
The Vomit Arsonist
@ Fools Mansion, 127 Essex St., Salem MA
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5/8 – PDX – Xiphoid Dementia, Pulse Emitter, Frozen Body + more

May 3rd, 2010
5/8 – PDX – Xiphoid Dementia, Pulse Emitter, Frozen Body + more

9pm @ Pocket Sandwich/Abyssal Behemoth
5245 NE 15th. Ave., Portland, OR.
Donation for touring band.
Xiphoid Dementia (Boston)
Pulse Emitter (Portland)
Frozen Body (Portland)
Wall Of Blubber w/Ben David (Portland)
Wi♰ches (Portland)


4/22 – INTERNATIONAL NOISE CONFERENCE 2010: BOSTON

April 15th, 2010
4/22 – INTERNATIONAL NOISE CONFERENCE 2010: BOSTON

Half Asleep, Hugfucks, Epaulettes, Rovar17 (Budapest), SW + VS, Peace, Loving, Clang Quartet (NC), Asha 2 Asha, American Idol Contestant Andrew Fenlon, Typical White Male, Xiphoid Dimentia, Corephallism, Laundry Room Squelchers (FL)


05/01 – Derek Holzer, Shawn Greenlee, Karlheinz, Animal Steel + more!!!

March 29th, 2010
05/01 – Derek Holzer, Shawn Greenlee, Karlheinz, Animal Steel + more!!!

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*NEW LOCATION! CONTACT: egan@existest.org FOR ADDRESS INFORMATION*

The Artists

Derek Holzer (Berlin, DE)
Derek Holzer (1972) is an American sound artist living in Berlin, whose current interests include DIY analog electronics, sound art, field recording and the meeting points of electroacoustic, noise, improv and extreme music. He has played live experimental sound, as well as taught workshops in Pure Data and electronics, across Europe, North America, Brazil and New Zealand.
TONEWHEELS is an experiment in converting graphical imagery to sound, inspired by some of the pioneering 20th Century electronic music inventions. Transparent …


March 10th: Koufar, Get Laid, Winters in Osaka, Finisher, PTM, Skingraft

March 2nd, 2010
March 10th: Koufar, Get Laid, Winters in Osaka, Finisher, PTM, Skingraft

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The Artists

Koufar (Chicago, IL)
Koufar meaning “Those that deny God” in arabic, is a Right Wing Lebanese Maronite Nationalistic Power Electronics act. Taking inspiration from witnessing first hand the war between Hezbollah and Israel in 2006, this project is rooted in real life experiences as well as familial and cultural ties. Calling forth to the Maronites of Lebanon, Koufar calls upon them to rise up and destroy those that attempt to steal a country that isn’t theirs. Koufar is not another sexually frustrated act, instead this project thrives on …


Xiphoid Dementia live @ The Plough and Stars

February 25th, 2010
Xiphoid Dementia live @ The Plough and Stars

Thursday March 4th @ The Plough and Stars, 912 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139
10pm – FREE – 21+
Xiphoid Dementia (industrial drone)
Michael Monroe (spoken word)
Ted Billings (acoustic guitar folk)
Ryk McIntyre (spoken word)
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Uncompromising Music for Uncompromising People

February 25th, 2010
Uncompromising Music for Uncompromising People

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Existence Establishment Web Launch Show/Party

February 18th, 2010
Existence Establishment Web Launch Show/Party

The Existence Establishment Web Launch show/party is to celebrate the launch of the new EE website and present a varied bill of electronic experimental, noise, industrial, ambient, and drone music to Boston. From the shut down of Blood Ties WebZine in December of 2008 Existence Establishment has focused on completeing releases (Might is Blight CD, Exposing the Ribcage CDR) recording new material for Xiphoid Dementia and sponsoring our first U.S. tour (Xiphoid Dementia, Zerfallt, Waterdogs in March of ’09). But we’ve been itching to get back to doing reviews, interviews, …


2009 Northeast Noise and Power Electronics Festival II

February 4th, 2010
2009 Northeast Noise and Power Electronics Festival II

The Northeast Noise and Power Electronics Festival II took place in Boston on Nov. 6th, 7th, and 8th featuring peformance by 27 artists spanning over 3 days. The event was organized by Lascivious Aesthetics and Existence Establishment with lots of help from local Bostonians involved in the scene. The first night occured at Jaques Cabaret, a bar in Boston’s historic South End which features a tranny show and an underground performance area. The last two nights were hosted by O’Briens Pub in Allston, a small venue and bar usually hosting …


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