As an exemplar of intergenerational confluence out on the metallic hardcore fringes of heavy music’s spectrum, Magic Bullet Records presents a split release between legendary stalwart INTEGRITY and contemporary phenom POWER TRIP.
The release is semi-dual-reissue in nature, as INTEGRITY’s contribution is a retooled, remixed rendering of their 2010 Magic Bullet Records 7” VVe Are the End. The POWER TRIP material culls the two original tracks from their Self-Titled 7” on Lockin’ Out Records, originally released in 2011. Previously unheard or released prior, INTEGRITY also contributes “Her Eyes is Filled with ϟtars,” their unique cover of the bizarre song that Howdy (Crispin Glover) serenades Stephanie (Jenny Wright) with in the 1989 film Twister. The cover song is exclusive to this split across all formats.
Brand new artwork and layouts by INTEGRITY’s Dwid Hellion draws further cohesion between the bands on this one, as both physical formats feature a “co-headliner” visual presentation and a foldout poster containing all lyrics, credits, and additional original artwork. For vinyl fans, the first pressing is being issued on three color ways: black, clear, and red. Both sides are spun at 45rpm for maximum fidelity. The record will also see CD and full digital release.
INTEGRITY & POWER TRIP Split Track Listing:
1. VVe Are the End (Integrity)
2. Beneath Black Flames VVe Ride (Integrity)
3. Her Eyes is Filled with ϟtars (Integrity)
4. Divine Apprehension (Power Trip)
5. Suffer No Fool (Power Trip)
INTEGRITY has been confirmed to take part in this year’s edition of the mighty Amnesia Rockfest in Montebello, Quebec this June, alongside Jane’s Addiction, Ice Cube, Twisted Sister, Anthrax, Agnostic Front, Misfits, Dead Kennedys, D.R.I., Cannibal Corpse, Corrosion Of Conformity, Voivod, and countless others. Returning in August, INTEGRITY will perform as one of the main acts at this year’s This Is Hardcore in Philadelphia, confirmed to headline the Electric Factory on Friday, August 5th, joined by Ringworm, Nails, Full Of Hell, Eternal Sleep, and more.
POWER TRIP continues to book new tour dates through the upcoming months, with a barrage of new shows already confirmed. The band will tear through North America with Terror, Harms Way, Angel Dust, Fury, and Red Death from July 6th through the 30th. Just days later, POWER TRIP will also play at This Is Hardcore on Saturday, August 6th, joining the likes of Gorilla Biscuits, Terror, Killing Time, The Trouble, Wisdom In Chains, Most Precious Blood, Incendiary, and many others. October will see the band at Southwest Terror Fest in Tucson, Arizona alongside Pig Destroyer, Agoraphobic Nosebleed, Nails, Saint Vitus, Old Man Gloom, Infest, Sumac, and many others.
POWER TRIP Tour Dates:
7/06/82016 The Double Door – Chicago, IL*
7/07/2016 The New Vintage – Louisville, KY*
7/08/2016 Ace Of Cups – Columbus, OH*
7/09/2016 The Sanctuary – Detroit, MI*
7/10/2016 Velvet Underground – Toronto, ON*
7/11/2016 Les Foufounes Electiques – Montreal, QC*
7/12/2016 Upstate Concert Hall – Albany, NY*
7/13/2016 The Waterfront Tavern – Holyoke, MA*
7/15/2016 Shaka’s Live – Virginia Beach, VA*
7/16/2016 Greene Street Live – Greensboro, NC*
7/17/2016 The Masquerade – Atlanta, GA*
7/19/2016 1904 – Jacksonville, FL*
7/20/2016 Local 662 – St. Petersburg, FL*
7/21/2016 The Dojo – Baton Rouge, LA*
7/22/2016 Walters – Houston, TX*
7/23/2016 Club Dada – Dallas, TX*
7/24/2016 The Korova – San Antonio, TX*
7/26/2016 The Nile – Mesa, AZ*
7/27/2016 The Industry – Chula Vista, CA*
7/28/2016 Union – Los Angeles, CA*
7/29/2016 Gilman Street – Berkeley, CA*
7/30/2016 Chain Reaction – Anaheim, CA*
8/06/2016 Electric Factory – Philadelphia, PA @ This Is Hardcore
10/20-23/2016 191 Toole – Tucson, AZ @ Southwest Terror Fest
* w/ Terror, Harms Way, Angel Dust, Fury, Red Death