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Blank TV Premiere DISPARAGER Acoustic Video 'Gratitude'; Show Dates (NYC, OH, DE); New EP 'Timeless, Ageless'
Brooklyn, NY's post rock metal band DISPARAGER has teamed up with Blank TV for the premiere of their new acoustic video 'Gratitude', the third track off their recently released debut EP 'Timeless. Ageless' produced by Jay Maas (Defeater, Bane, H2O, American Nightmare, Polar Bear Club).
"A handful of Disparager songs stemmed from me playing acoustic guitar and grew from there, and acoustic playing is extremely intimate. It's just you, and a block of wood, no distortion or drums or density of metal orchestration, and the end result is that uniquely human element that you bring to the table. Plus, I love screaming over acoustic guitar, it always gets heads to turn and there's this stupid yet special "shock value" factor to its naked abrasiveness. " comments vocalist / guitarist Chris Ahkao.
VIDEO LINK - http://mail.ns2.blanktv.com/index.php/videos/video-premieres/409
In additional news, DISPARAGER will be performing the following show dates in support of their debut EP 'Timeless, Ageless'.
June 14 @ Desmond's Tavern - New York, NY
DESMOND'S TAVERN, 433 Park Ave. South (29th Street)
$10 admission - 21+ w/ID
For further info: www.desmondstavern.net
8pm The Stewart Dolly (thestewartdolly.com)
9pm Disparager (facebook.com/Disparager)
10pm Cicada Radio (facebook.com/we.are.cicada.radio)
11pm Jaguar Shark (facebook.com/wearejaguarshark)
12am Big Cheese (facebook.com/pages/Big-Cheese/146994878841974)
June 26 @ Buzzbin Art & Music Shop - Canton, OH
BUZZBIN ART & MUSIC SHOP, 339 Cleveland Ave NW
For more info: http://buzzbinshop.com
The Ravenna Arsennal (https://www.facebook.com/theravennaarsenal)
Chasing the Riots (https://www.facebook.com/Chasingtheriotsband)
June 29 @ Mojo13 - Wilmington, DE
MOJO13, 1706 Philadelphia Pike
For more info: http://www.mojothirteen.com/
Formed just last year, DISPARAGER has always had the crazy notion that music is art and that art is never a means to an end but an end in itself. As an extension of frontman Chris AhKao regaining his life from personal demons, this debut EP is a testament to that. Bursting with dense rawness and precision while pushing the boundaries of metal with tracks like "At Least I Still Have Bon Iver" – half folk song, half crushing mix of Isis and Slayer - and "Pictures” - a time signature mindfuck the band is proud NOT to call prog rock. The music is meant to showcase a refusal to settle, to compromise, to live any other life than that inspired by unwavering intent, self-expression and integrity.
EP Stream - Timeless, Ageless - https://soundcloud.com/disparager/sets/timeless-ageless-ep
Song Stream - Tuesday Love - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HN2J4SgT830
Song Stream - R.I.P. Bill Hicks - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YUPEAO0FWbs
“Disparager are from Brooklyn, New York and play metal or hardcore, or post-rock, or whatever you want to call it. Above all else though, Disparager are fucking badass. ” – Pure Grain Audio
EP Track Listing – Timeless, Ageless:
2. Tuesday Love
4. R.I.P. Bill Hicks
5. At Least I Still Have Bon Iver
For more info, please follow the band at these links:
EPK - http://ashermediarelations.com/epks/epk-disparager/