Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Gritty Rockers PILLBUSTER Announce "Brothel" Release Show on August 16th in Norfolk, VA - Hosted by Local FM99


“If you like bands like Clutch and Down, you’ll love the riff-heavy destruction of PILLBUSTER.”

VA Beach stoner rockers PILLBUSTER are pleased to announced their upcoming Brothel EP release show, taking place at The Belmont House of Smoke in Norfolk, VA (2117 Colonial Ave) on August 16th. The show begins at 9:00PM and will be hosted by Shelley of Local FM99. The FM99 promo team will be at the show, with remote broadcasting throughout the evening. Tune into Local FM99 to win tickets during the week of the event!

PILLBUSTER is currently planning an East coast tour to support Brothel. The first confirmed show will take place at The Norva in Norfolk, VA on July 18th – tickets are available now via Ticketmaster. Stay tuned for more dates coming soon.

PILLBUSTER release their brand new EP, Brothel, on August 19, 2014 via Stonerkill Records. A new single, entitled ‘Hateburn’ will be released via iTunes, Amazon, CD Baby and other digital outlets on July 15th, but a new music video for the track can be viewed now via YouTube here: was recorded and at Osceola Studios in Raleigh, NC by Dick Hodgin (COCVelvet RevolverLynyrd Skynyrd), and was mastered by Kitchen Mastering.

Brothel track listing:
1.  Prophet Kill
2.  A Parting Gift
3.  Hateburn
4.  Brothel

Not wasting any time, the band is currently writing for their currently untitled second album, scheduled for release in early 2015.

PILLBUSTER released their previous full-length album via Stonerkill Records last summer. The record was also produced by Dick Hodgin, and received rave reviews. Lithium Magazine described it as having “brutal breakdowns, trippy tempo-changes and bone-crunching vocals… an impressive debut.” called it “Raw, tough, and straight from the throat of modern southern metal…”, and described the record as raunchy” and “groove oriented.” 

To learn more about PILLBUSTER, visit

Vocals - Brett Lloyd
Guitars - Joe Festa
Bass - Chris Kernstock
Drums - Douglas Stanek

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