Relapse Records is proud to announce the signing of French grindcore activists BLOCKHEADS. Formed 20 years ago, BLOCKHEADS (Xav – vocals, Fred – guitar/vocals, Nico – drums/vocals & Eric – bass/vocals) have unleashed four full-lengths in addition to numerous splits, comps and DVDs. Early 2013 will see the release of their long awaited fifth LP and first full-length in over six years via Relapse Records!
The band commented on the signing: “Before being a band, we are first music lovers and the fact that we are fans of so many bands/records that Relapse released in the past makes us so happy and honored to join the roster. We’re motivated more than ever and can’t wait the release of our next album to get in the van and grind on stage”
Additionally, the band has been confirmed for Europe’s premiere grindcore festival Obscene Extreme in the Czech Republic and will be appearing at numerous other festivals.
July 7 – Trutnov, CZ Obscene Extreme
August 18 – Theix, France Motocultor Festival
September 8 – Orleans, France Infrared
September 9 – Sylak, France Sylak Open Air Fest
“Brutally efficient grindcore, twenty short, sharp, shocks’ worth of whiplash headbanging complete with vividly misanthropic lyrics, precision unison riffing, and a solid line in double-time blastbeat drumming…” – Allmusic