Red Fang News

‘Whales and Leeches’ Full Album Streaming Now!

SPIN magazine online is streaming the new album from RED FANG. WHALES AND LEECHES, the third offering from the Portland, OR-based rock group, is out now on Relapse Records. Listen to the full album and read the Q&A and track-by-track with RED FANG’s AARON BEAM (vocals/bass) and DAVID SULLIVAN (guitars) on SPIN here.

Masters of the hard rock hook, RED FANG–BRYAN GILES (Guitar/Vocals),AARON BEAM (Bass/Vocals), DAVID SULLIVAN (Guitar) and JOHN SHERMAN(Drums)–worked with producer Chris Funk (Decemberists) and mixer Vance Powell (White Stripes, Raconteurs, Kings of Leon). This same team worked onthe group’s last album Murder the Mountains (April 2011), which sold over 50,000 albums under the radar and allowed the band to tour with sold-out shows and attract rabid fans for over two years. With the help of guests Mike Scheidt (Yob) and Pall Jenkins (The Black Heart Procession), WHALES AND LEECHES propels RED FANG into the upper stratosphere of hard rock and metal elite.

RED FANG have launched a new video game–a virtual beer shot-gunning challenge for fans–and if enough users share the game, they’ll be able to unlock the new RED FANG track “Behind the Light.” Play and share here.
In video news, expect the group to debut an official new video soon. In the meantime, watch the exclusive video with RED FANG commentary on the band’sYouTube page here.
Catch RED FANG on tour in the following cities:

RED FANG: Helms Alee, Dog Shredder and Gaytheist support

Tue 10/15   Salt Lake City, UT Urban Lounge
Wed 10/16   Boise, ID Neurolux
Thu 10/17   Spokane, WA The Center of Spokane
Fri 10/18   Bellingham, WA The Shakedown
Sat 11/9   Seattle, WA Showbox at the Market
Sun 11/10   Vancouver, BC Rickshaw Theatre

RED FANG: The Shrine, Indian Handcrafts, Cancer Bats and Radkey support
Sat 11/30   San Francisco, CA Slim’s
Sun 12/1   Santa Ana, CA The Observatory
Mon 12/2   Tempe, AZ Club Red
Wed 12/4   Austin, TX Red 7
Thu 12/5   Houston, TX Fitzgerald’s Downstairs
Fri 12/6   New Orleans, LA Siberia
Sat 12/7   Atlanta, GA Drunken Unicorn
Sun 12/8   Raleigh, NC Kings Barcade
Mon 12/9   Philadelphia, PA Underground Arts
Tue 12/10   Cambridge, MA The Middle East
Wed 12/11   New York, NY Bowery Ballroom
Fri 12/13   Montreal, QC Cabaret Mile End
Sat 12/14   Toronto, ON Lee’s Palace
Sun 12/15   Detroit, MI The Shelter
Mon 12/16   Chicago, IL Logan Square Auditorium
Tue 12/17   Minneapolis, MN Triple Rock
Thu 12/19   Colorado Springs, CO The Black Sheep
Fri 12/27   Portland, OR Wonder Ballroom

European Tour
Sat 1/18   Geneve CH     Usine PTR
Sun 1/19   Orleans FR    Astrolabe
Mon 1/20   Nantes FR     Ferraileur
Tue 1/21   Bordeaux FR     Krakatoa
Wed 1/22   Bilbao ESP    Kafé Antzoki
Thu 1/23   Oporto  PT   Hard Club
Fri 1/24   Lisbon PT       Music Box
Sat 1/25   Madrid  ESP    Sala Copérnico
Sun 1/26   Barcelona  ESP Bikini
Tue 1/28   Toulouse FR    Connexion
Wed 1/29   Clermont-Ferrand  FR  Wild Festival
Thu 1/20   Mezzago  IT    Bloom
Fri 1/31   Livorno  IT   The Cage Club Theatre
Sat 2/1   Bologna IT    Locomotiv Club
Sun 2/2   Ljubljana SLO    Channel Zero
Tue 2/4   Rijeka CROATIA     Palach
Wed 2/5   Budapest  HU Dürer Kert
Thu 2/6   Prague   CZ Futurum
Fri 2/7   Athens    GR Gagarin 205
Sat 2/8   Thessaloniki  GR   Eightball
Sun 2/9   Istanbul TURKEY    Jolly Joker *Red Fang only
Fri 3/14   Köln GER    Essigfabrik
Sat 3/15   Hasselt  BEL   Muziekodroom
Sun 3/16   Paris FR    Divan Du Monde
Mon 3/17   Sheffield UK    Corporation
Tue 3/18   Manchester UK    Sound Control
Wed 3/19   Glasgow UK    Classic Grand
Thu 3/20   Birmingham UK    Institute Temple
Fri 3/21   London  UK   Islington Academy
Sat 3/22   Eindhoven NL    Effenaar
Sun 3/23   Nijmegen   NL Doornroosje
Tue 3/25   Hamburg GER    Knust
Wed 3/26   Gothenburg SWE    Truckstop Alaska
Thu 3/27   Oslo NOR    John Dee
Fri 3/28   Stockholm SWE    Debaser Strand
Sat 3/29   Copenhagen  DK Pumpehuset
Sun 3/20   Berlin GER                Lido
Mon 3/31   Warsaw POL    Basen
Tue 4/1   Wien     AT
Thu 4/3   München GER      Backstage
Fri 4/4   Leipzig GER    Taubchenthal
Sat 4/5   Stuttgart GER         LKA
Sun 4/6   Wiesbaden GER     Schlachthof

To order WHALES AND LEECHES, visit Relapse and  iTunes.
WHALES AND LEECHES album trailer featuring “Blood Like Cream”

For a free download of “Blood Like Cream” via the Relapse sampler, click here.
Formed in 2005, RED FANG–Bryan Giles (Guitar/Vocals), Aaron Beam(Bass/Vocals), David Sullivan (Guitar), John Sherman (Drums)–has two albums under their belt: their 2009 self-titled debut on Sargent House and 2011’s Murder the Mountains on Relapse Records. Listen to both of the above albums streaming on  RED FANG quickly became known for their series of hilarious videos directed by Whitey McConnaughy (Band Of Horses, Flogging Molly, Turbonegro). Each clip was picked up by Reddit and went viral, garnering over 1 million+ views.  Watch “Wires” and “Hank Is Dead”. The band spent the past few years touring the world and wining over audiences at clubs and festivals like All Tomorrow’s Parties, Rock on the Range, Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festivaland Metallica’s Orion Music & More Fest.  After more high-profile tours withMastodon, Dillinger Escape Plan, Helmet, Saint Vitus and more, the band expanded their global footprint with a European trek and festival appearances across the continent. 2013 promises to be the biggest year for RED FANG yet, with their intense live performances, unique brand of humor, catchy songwritingand independent attitude—they show no signs of slowing down.



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