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Episode CLVII: Seven Psychopaths And A Cemetery Equals Great Ending!

Like a crossbow arrow going through a guy’s neck, here zooms in the Bastards with another fun-filled episode!

This week the B3 crew show nothing but praise for the recent Middle East concert featuring Peelander-Z, Electric Eel Shock, Math the Band, and Sam Mulligan, as they convince you why you need to go out and support these acts. The new Martin McDonagh film Seven Psychopaths is reviewed, as KBD and Blueonic try to find a good way to truly explain this crazed dark comedy without spoiling it. Finally the guys look at the demos for XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Forza Horizon, Retro City Rampage, and Naughty Bear: Panic In Paradise, with some conflicting views from both sides regarding two of the titles in the spotlight.

An eye for an eye leaves the world with one guy having one eye. It’s Episode 157: Seven Psychopaths And A Cemetery Equals Great Ending!

One-On-One: Electric Eel Shock

The King sits down with the band that truly put the “Bastard” in “Boston Bastard Brigade”: Electric Eel Shock!

In another edition of One-On-One, KBD chats with the Japanese metal trio about the what-if scenario regarding their original line up, how they feel about their success overseas, and why we’ve yet to see any sign of their tour documentary Sex, Drugs, and Email. Plus find out the current goings-on with their upcoming best-of/covers album, and hear which album Kazuto chooses in Three Album Island that makes Aki cringe.

Gimme suicide rock ‘n’ roll!!! It’s One-On-One: Electric Eel Shock!

Check out our official Facebook Page for Blueonic’s photos of Electric Eel Shock’s October 10th performance at the Middle East Upstairs, along with those of Peelander-Z, Math the Band, and Sam Mulligan!

Episode CLII: Is That A Parcel In Your Pocket, Or Are You Just Happy To See Us?

The Bastards come racing down the busy freeway to bring you another new episode!

This week King Baby Duck is intrigued with the idea of late-night cookie deliveries, and is excited when two of his favorite Japanese bands are set to come back to Boston in October. The movie Premium Rush is reviewed, as are the demos for Sleeping Dogs and EA Sports NHL 13. Finally Blueonic goes head-to-head with his initial thoughts on Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.

It all speeds past in a travel-sized program. It’s Episode 152: Is That A Parcel In Your Pocket, Or Are You Just Happy To See Us?

New Releases from Electric Eel Shock, mono In 2012

Two of the biggest influential rock groups from the Land of the Rising Sun are ready to bring some sweet new tunes for your listening desire…

Japanese metal extraordinires Electric Eel Shock announced this morning that a new double album will be coming to record stores around the world this year, but only if enough fans across the world help out via the Japanese site FAN-BO. The first disc will be a best-of album composed of their most popular tracks from all their albums, while the second album will contain new covers performed by the trio. Bonuses for those who help out with this double album could include:

  • A hand-numbered signature and your credit on the booklet!
  • An original T-shirt (extra shipping fee for shipping outside of Japan, though)
  • Guitarist/vocalist Aki Morimoto will build you his own style Fuzz Guitar effect pedal!

Click on the FAN-BO link above to help out, and become one with EES!

Also in the news, instrumental rock band mono will be releasing their sixth studio album For My Parents on September 9. The band issued the following statement to Pitchfork Media:

“We hope that this album serves as a gift from child to parent. While everything else continues to change, this love remains a constant throughout time.”

Their last original studio album, the Steve Albini-produced Hymn To The Immortal Wind, made it onto the ElectricSistaHood’s Top 15 Albums of 2009, and won critical acclaim from other noteworthy websites.

No Borders No Race: The SXSW 2012 Edition

It’s that time of year folks! The South By Southwest Festival is coming, and the King is ready to prep you with a playlist featuring artists from Japan, Korea, and the Boston area!

The tunes:

  1. NOKIES! – oslo (7-inch single)
  2. You Can Be A Wesley – Old In Florida (from the EP Nightosphere)
  3. Yellow Monsters – Riot!!! (from the album Riot!)
  4. Electric Eel Shock – Out Of Control (from the album Sugoi Indeed!)
  5. REKS – Autographs (from the upcoming album Straight, No Chaser)
  6. 3rd Line Butterfly – Titicaca (from the EP Nine Days or a Million)
  7. Saito Johnny – On The Raft (from the album I Am Johnny)
  8. Joy Kills Sorrow – Jason (from the album This Unknown Science)
  9. Crying Nut – Uncomfortable Party (from the album Uncomfortable Party)
  10. The Rubies – If everyone can dance to the music, the world will become a better place (demo)
  11. Herra Terra – Buried Youth (from the compilation album GiantSteps Totally Awesome Jamz 2011)
  12. Galaxy Express – Jungle The Black (from the album Noise on Fire)
  13. Peelander-Z – Let’s Go! Karaoke Party! (from the album P-POP-HIGH SCHOOL)
  14. Vampillia – Northern Lights (from the upcoming album the primitive world)
  15. Will Dailey & the Rivals – Kindness (from the album Will Dailey & the Rivals)
  16. Kao=S – Ogre of the Cherry Tree (demo)
  17. ZZZ’s – dystopia (demo)

Your ticket to a wondrous musical atmosphere is here! It’s No Borders No Race: The SXSW 2012 Edition!

The Boston Bastard Brigade kindly encourages you to support these artists, and buy their songs/album. You can find the majority of these releases on JapanFiles, CDJapan.co.jp, Amazon.com, iTunes, the bands’ official websites and (in some cases) at your local record stores. For more info on the South By Southwest Festival, visit their official website.