Los Angeles-based purveyor of all things heavy, Southern Lord Recordings, in association with The Power Of The Riff, have announced the next installments of shows in the TPOTR live series. As of now there are four massive upcoming West Coast shows confirmed, and more are in the works, set to take place this August.
Kicking off the four-date jaunt on August 13 is the second official The Power Of The Riff Fest in Los Angeles, following the ultra-successful debut of the festival last August. At press time, confirmed acts for this installment of the crushing fest include Pentagram, Winter, Pelican, Trap Them, Masakari, Alpinist, Acephalix and All Pigs Must Die, with more acts to be announced shortly. There will also be an additional TPOTR event scheduled that same weekend in LA, with more info on that to be announced shortly.
Two days later, the TPOTR hits San Francisco for two full nights of mayhem. The first night will see Winter, Noothgrush, Trap Them, Black Breath, All Pigs Must Die, Acephalix and more hitting the stage at Elbo Room, and the following night will see Pentagram, Pelican, Alpinist , Masakari, Early Graves, Baptists, Aeges and more storming The Mezzanine.
Moving further north, on August 18, Seattle’s infamous Neumo’s will showcase Winter, Pelican, Noothgrush, All Pigs Must Die, Alpinist, Masakari and Aeges hitting the stage together on the final night of this The Power Of The Riff venture. Additionally, yet another TPOTR event will be scheduled in Seattle this same week, so stay tuned for the details on that show to be announced soon.
8/13/2011 Echo/Echoplex – Los Angeles, CA
Pentagram, Winter, Pelican, Trap Them, Masakari, Alpinist, Acephalix, All Pigs Must Die, and more TBA
Doors @ Noon
8/15/2011 Elbo Room – San Francisco, CA
Winter, Noothgrush, Trap Them, Black Breath, All Pigs Must Die, Acephalix
Doors @ 7:00pm
8/16/2011 – The Mezzanine – San Francisco, CA
Pentagram, Pelican, Alpinist , Masakari, Early Graves, Baptists, Aeges
Doors @ 6:30pm
8/18/2011 Neumo’s – Seattle, WA
Winter, Pelican, Noothgrush, All Pigs Must Die, Alpinist, Masakari, Aeges
Doors @ 6:00pm