Friday, September 26, 2014

Psychostick to release new album November 4, 2014; tour kicks off in October


Humorcore Kings PSYCHOSTICK Announce New Album IV: Revenge of The Vengeance 
CD Release Tour w/ Downtown Brown, Fungonewrong
Chicago, IL based comedy rock kings PSYCHOSTICK are excited to share their latest offering nine months after a successful crowd-funding campaign to build a studio with a promise of new material. Now that day has come and the humorecore masters are ready to unleash their 4th full length installment, IV: Revenge of The Vengeance, due out on November 4, 2014.This latest album from the band's laugh factory is the follow up to 2011's Space Vampires VS Zombie Dinosaurs in 3-D and 2013 singles the beard anthem "Obey The Beard" (debut at #14 on US radio metal charts) and "Dogs Like Socks" (over 1 million views on youtube), which also appear on the new album, along with tons of new tracks such as "Quack Kills," "So. Heavy," "Blue Screen," "Bruce Campbell" (a tribute to the 21st century's most beloved action super hero), plus guest appearances by Bill Manspeaker (founder of Green Jello), Neil Patterson and Rob Nichols from Downtown Brown, and many, many more comedy sing-a-longs ready for the road. 
"We're excited to get back on the road after the lengthy studio-building and album-recording process," says vocalist Rob Kersey.  "The early reaction to the album has been fantastic, and we're ready for everyone to finally get the chance to hear it." 
The laugh makers will be venturing out on the road from October 31st to November 23rd promoting the release, with tickets going on sale Monday, September 29th. (Tour dates listed below)
To check out the various pre-order packages for IV: Revenge of The Vengeance, please visit the following link: http://psychostick.com/preorder 

Pre-Order Video - http://youtu.be/2pUTiaMOKvs 
Videos:
'Obey The Beard' - http://youtu.be/q0kSuZFOwFE
'Dogs Like Socks' - http://youtu.be/swmuqGWgZCc 
Tour Dates:
Oct 10 - Tulsa, OK @ The Vanguard
Oct 11 - Dallas, TX @ The Door (Party Madness 64)
Oct 31 - Cherry Valley, IL @ Take 20
Nov 1 - Ringle, WI @ Q and Z Expo Center
Nov 3 - South Bend, IN @ Cheers Pub
Nov 4 - Cleveland, OH @ Agora Ballroom
Nov 6 - Woodstock, IL @ Offsides Bar & Grill
Nov 7 - Fort Wayne, IN @ Piere's
Nov 8 - Flint, MI @ The Machine Shop
Nov 9 - Erie, PA @ BT Theater
Nov 11 - Trenton, NJ @ Championships Bar & Grill
Nov 12 - Amityville, NY @ Revolution
Nov 13 - South Burlington, VT @ The Venue Nightclub
Nov 14 - Cranston, RI @ Oak Bar & Grill
Nov 15 - Winchester, VA @ Blue Fox Billiards
Nov 16 - Reading, PA @ Reverb
Nov 18 - Milford, OH @ Bocca Live
Nov 19 - Sauget, IL @ Pop's
Nov 20 - Joplin, MO @ Rock 3405
Nov 21 - Omaha, NE @ Shamrocks Pub & Grill
Nov 22 - Merriam, KS @ Aftershock
Nov 23 - Bloomington, IL @ The Castle Theatre
For more info, music and tour dates, please visit the following links:

About:
Harnessing their crazy sense of humor and love of all things metal, vocalist Rob “Rawrb” Kersey and guitarist Josh “The J” Key joined forces with drummer Alex “Shmalex” Dontre and bassist  Matty J “Moose” to create Pyschostick, a band they've coined as humorcore. With hilarious lyrics, heavy riffs, notorious stage antics and high-energy performances, the band has caused millions of laughs around the world and hundreds of mosh pits across the US of A, often simultaneously, since its birth in Phoenix, AZ in 2000.
Now residing in Chicago, IL, with four full-length albums behind them – We Couldn’t Think of a Title (2006), their holiday album The Flesh Eating Rollerskate Holiday Joyride (2007), Sandwich (2009), and Space Vampires vs. Zombie Dinosaurs in 3D (2011), the almost 100 percent do-it-yourself laugh factory Psychostick returns with their signature sound (Chimaira, Machine Head and Hatebreed sexing Tenacious D and Weird Al Yankovic) to showcase their latest offering, the crowd funded album IV: Revenge of The Vengeance (fan thank you video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iSeQHqMCfJI) due out on November 4, 2014. Featuring a hilarious track listing that includes previously released singles the beard anthem Obey The Beard and popular Dog Like Socks, plus new tracks such as Quack KillsSo. HeavyBlue Screen, and a tribute to the 21st century's most beloved action super hero, Bruce Campbell. Psychostick are crazy to share with fans many more comedy sing-a-longs on the road and more!
Fun facts about Psychostick
"The opening set by Psychostick — a band best known in Kansas City for its 98.9 The Rock staple “Beer!” — was deeply amusing. Heavy metal is ripe for parody, and the jokers in the Arizona band mercilessly mock the genre’s inherent silliness. Psychostick’s presence reflected the night’s theme of good, dirty fun.” - Kansas City Star
""The grooves are infectious and easy to nod along to"- Metalunderground.com
""Psychostick continues to be the most fun band in rock'n'roll with "Sandwich," twenty-four tracks that will have you banging your head while you laugh your ass off at the same time." - RoughEdge.com
"I found myself laughing out loud, track after ridiculous track, eager to hear what nonsense was to follow." - Metal-Rules.com
"If you like humorous metal like Polkadot Cadaver you might just laugh yourself to death by this new album (Space Vampires vs Zombie Dinosaurs in 3D by Psychostick. It’s actually very like a comedy show on metal music. Totally awesome and insane." -MetalLikey
"A crazy musical storm truly one of the most entertaining and energetic show’s we’ve covered in a long time and most defiantly the most humorous!" - OrlandoBands.com
"Do you want to metal? Psychostick wants to metal. On their newest, heaviest and funniest effort Sandwich, the clowned princes of humorcore metal their mad-hatted heads off." - HeavyMetal.About.com 
"Listening to a Psychostick album is like eavesdropping on college bros riffing on each other or just jamming in their garage." -ThatDevilMusic.com
"When listening to a Psychostick album, you can usually expect two things: outstanding guitar riffs and hooks and then, and most importantly, you can almost always expect to laugh…at least once or twice." -TheFrontReport.com
"Psychostick is notorious for a few things, two of which being off-the-wall album titles (2003’s We Couldn’t Think of a Title” and 2009’s Sandwich) and hilarious lyrics meshed with face-melting instrumentals." -TheFrontRowReport.com
"...the Weird Al Yankovic of Metal." - examiner.com
"...the more you listen, the funnier and harder it becomes." - rocknycliveandrecorded.com
"It's a magical moment when you see a band doing exactly what they love to do." -TheRealAtlanta.com
"Psychostick wrapped more amazingness into about 35 minutes than I have ever really seen in concert." - behindthehype.com
"Psychostick may come off as idiot savants considering a lot of what they sing about are everyday common crap such as oranges, hoagies, salsa and taking showers, but the Texas taco munchers who once released an album called We Couldn't Think of a Title in 2006 are smarter than you think." - The Metal Minute
"Psychostick release another solid album with over-the-top hilarity." Sputnik Music - Review of Sandwich

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