August 6, 2016

Next week we’re playing MIGRATION FEST in Olympia, then flying to Europe for three weeks with MINSK. All dates here.

Hope to see some friends at these shows.



October 9, 2015

GRIEVANCES is out today.

CD/digital – Neurot Recordings
Vinyl – Gilead Media


Thanks everyone.


Backlit. Preorders.

September 6, 2015

Our new record is called Grievances. It will be available on October 9.

NPR is streaming “Backlit” here.

CD/digital/shirt Neurot Recordings
Vinyl Gilead Media

Neurot Recordings. Gilead Media.

April 21, 2015

We have been busting our asses on a new record. It will be out this fall on NEUROT RECORDINGS, with vinyl on GILEAD MEDIA. We are stoked. More soon.


Batillus Split, Container Ships repress, Crucial Fest, Gilead Fest

May 21, 2014

We don’t update this site very often… it’s probably better to follow along on twitter or facebook. But here’s a recap.


This spring, we released a split 7″ with BATILLUS, on Brutal Panda records. We traded singers, and Batillus covered Ministry’s “Lava” and we covered Godflesh’s “Anthem.” Listen here, buy here.


Brutal Panda did a third press of Container Ships, which you can get from their webstore.

We still have Container Ships CDs here.

All of our other records are sold out, both vinyl and CD. No repress plans right now.


We hooked up with Shirtkiller and have a couple of rad shirts there, including a design by Bjorn Bauer based on his “Container Ships” record release show poster. Check it.

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And this summer we’re playing Crucial Fest and Gilead Fest, both with short tours with some of our favorite bands.

Crucial Fest Mini-Tour
Wed Jun 4 – Portland @ East End (w/Helms Alee, Gaytheist, Rabbits)
Thu Jun 5 – Boise @ Wavepop House (w/Gaytheist)
Fri Jun 6 – Salt Lake City @ Bar Deluxe (CRUCIAL FEST w/Helms Alee, Red Fang, Big Business, Gaytheist, more)
Sat Jun 7 – Reno @ Shea’s Tavern (w/Elephant Rifle, Countress)

Gilead Fest Mini-Tour
Tue Jul 15 – Philadelphia @ Kung Fu Necktie (w/Fight Amp, Roomrunner, Ladder Devils)
Wed Jul 16 – Brooklyn @ Saint Vitus (w/Primitive Weapons, Fight Amp, Roomrunner)
Thu Jul 17 – Baltimore @ Metro Gallery (w/Roomrunner, Fight Amp, Hive Bent)
Fri Jul 18 – Columbus @ Ace of Cups (w/Lo-Pan, Fight Amp, Fever Nest)
Sat Jul 19 – Oshkosh Masonic Center (GILEAD FEST w/Thou, The Body, Northless, more)


June 25, 2013

Three or four years ago, the running joke at KWC practice was to sing “Bigfoot’s floatin’ a canoe down the river.” I don’t know how or why that came to be, but after a month of dumbass variations on “Bigfoot’s floatin’ a canoe down the river”, it was obvious that Snailface II would be about Camping Bigfoot. Not surprisingly, that turned out to be TOO MUCH CONCEPT for one record, so Snailface II focused simply on Bigfoot.

And now, the two-album cycle is complete. We give you Snailface IV: an entire record devoted to songs about camping. Seven dinosaur-era prog rock half-assterpieces, meticulously thrown together over a few weekends. You might think “I waited three years for this bullshit? Camping?! There’s no way you could get seven songs out of that.” And you’d be right.

You probably don’t even know Snailface exists. Believe me, few do. But as always, this is not to be mistaken for a Kowloon Walled City record.

Now go. Crack open a tall can of deer blood. Let the rain come crashing down.


East Coast Tour with Zozobra

February 9, 2013

Zozobra has a new record on the way soon on Brutal Panda, and we’re doing a week of shows together. Hell yes!

Apr 6 Brooklyn NY – St Vitus
Apr 7 Baltimore MD – Ottobar
Apr 8 Durham NC – Casbah
Apr 9 Richmond VA – Strange Matter
Apr 10 Philadelphia PA – The Barbary
Apr 11 Pawtucket RI – Machines With Magnets
Apr 12 Albany NY – Valentines Music Hall
Apr 13 Boston MA – Great Scott


Container Ships

December 4, 2012

Our new record is available today. Stream it here.

Download from Bandcamp (pay what you will), or buy mp3’s from Amazon or iTunes.

Buy vinyl or CD here.

It’s been a long haul to get to releasing this record. Glad we made it. Thank you to Brutal Panda Records for everything, to Roy Zipstein for the amazing photos, to Carl Saff for stellar mastering work under the gun, to Bradee Evans for all the design help, to Ryan Massey and Sharkbite Studios, to Volta Press for CD letterpress, and to our brother Jason Pace.