Say hello to Markradonn! Markradonn are the newest member to the Bluntface Records family. Markradonn are an epic Extreme Metal band from Florida...but they are SO much more! Say hello by checking out their official BF profile HERE.
On Tueday night Otto Kinzel was a guest on Pararock TV! Jeff Sylvia interviewed Otto and played some songs from Fiends of a New Republic. It was a Skype interview and you can watch/listen to it HERE. Thank you Jeff for having Otto on your show!
Bluntface Records are proud to announce Krebs has joined the family! From Philadelphia PA, Krebs pushes the boundaries of EBM/Synth/Industrial music in the tradition of KMFDM and Front Line Assembly. Their debut EP, Cellophane, will be released June 29th. Download the single Peace Injection along with the mini-album from the BF site at
Due to the craziness going on within the Boston area in regards to the Marathom Bombing suspects, the show at PA's Lounge tonight has been cancelled. We'll be announcing a make-up date soon enough.
Otto Kinzel will be returning as a guest on Blood Borne Radio, this Friday April 12th at 8pm (EST). Hosted by Chase Knightly, otto will be answering questions and playig music from a variety of Bluntface artists, as well as his new cover of Nine Inch Nails' Somewhat Damaged.
We have a big suprise for all of you. We have just released a new song from Otto Kinzel! Well, sort of a "new song". its a cover of Somewhat Damaged by Nine Inch Nails (from The Fragile, disc 1), and will be featured on the special deluxe edition of an upcoming Nine Inch Nails tribute album from Wax Heart Records. We have it as a free download, in both WAV and MP3 format, HERE! Go get it, and we hope you enjoy :)
There is a new interview with Otto Kinzel on This Is Awesomeness. Otto talk about Bluntface Records, the struggles on being an indie musician, & bringing his Mom to a strip club. heck it out HERE. Thanks to Anderson Mar for writing the piece.
Boston-based film director Geno McGahee is releasing a feature film called Scary Tales, which will features a pair of short films he made to accompany them. One of the short films, Lone Gunman, features music from Otto Kinzel in the ending scenes! Check out the Facebook event HERE. and if you can make it, come to the premier in Palmer, MA on May 4th!
A huge THANK YOU to the crew at Citywide Blackout for having Fiends of a New Republic on their radio show last night. Max Bowen, Tom Crossman and Matt Zappa made the whole experience a lot of fun. Check out their show at www.unregularradio.com, Saturday nights from 6-8pm.
Tune into http://www.latalkradio.com/, an L.A. based radio show to hear Troy's Show. He will be featuring music from Bluntface artists on the following dates:
Did you tune into Blood Borne Radio Friday night to hear Pixy Dust from FOANR interviewd? it went very well, and tonight we keep the Bluntface/BBR love fest going when Varicella takes to the airwaves at 8pm EST for a live interview and feature of their music. Tune in online at www.youradionetwork.com
We’ve all been sick recently here at the Bluntface base, so we apologize for not updating our website recently. But now that we’re FINALLY starting to get healthy again, we’re back in the game!
Happy Valentine’s Day! Nothing says "love" like a nice little article about us in the most recent issue of The Hippo. Read the article by Mike Withaus HERE.
There is a brand new interview with Bradox64 on Grave Concerns. To check it out click HERE.
We have a few new live dates Virus Cycle, Fiends of a New Republic, and Varicella. Go to our Tour Dates page to check 'em out!
We are thrilled to announce that some of Otto Kinzel's music will be used in the upcoming indie-slasher film Slew Hampshire. "Cerebral Slasher. Transcendental Terror. Backwoods Motherf*ckery." Slew Hampshire, starring Dayo Okeniyi ("The Hunger Games").
We are proud to announce that we are working with Street Team Production & Promotions. STP2 provides a community for local artist, their fans, and the establishments that host them, which focuses on elbow-to-elbow cross promotion.
With the release of We Belong Dead Varicella has been getting some great press lately. Recently Boston based music show Citywide Blackout published a blog on Varicella and also on Bradox64. To read their piece on Varicella click HERE.
Varicella's debut E.P. We Belong Dead was released online at midnight! You can download your copy for FREE by clicking HERE.
In preparation for the release of We Belong Dead this Saturday, Varicella did two interviews with British magazines. One with Grave Concerns and the other with Alteria Motives. They are both very interesting reads...check out the Grave Concerns interview HERE, and read the Alteria Motives interview HERE.
Lots of new reviews for Bluntface artists!
It's a brand new year!! and we're celebrating with the release of the debut album by Electronic/Experimental/all-around-unclassifiable musician Bradox64 titled Once Upon a Time That hasn't Happened Yet.
We are so proud to announce that, for the second year in a row, Otto Kinzel's album We Are All Doomed: The Zodiac Killer has been acknowledged by The Hippo Press (NH) and writer Eric Saeger as one of the best releases of 2012. This is in the 2012 Year in Review issue.
As we get ready to move into 2013, we want to remind you that we will be releasing the new album from Bradox64 Once Upon a Time That Hasn't Happened Yet in just 3 days!!! Stay tuned, we'll have a big kickoff for it on Sunday.
Bluntface Records would like to welcome Dark Vision, from Greece, to the United States and the Bluntface family!
We have some brand new radio stations giving Virus Cycle airplay! A big THANK YOU to Extreme Octane Radio and Crunch Radio for adding Zombichrist to their respective playlists.
We're proud to announce a very special radio event that Crunch Radio is doing for us. This Tuesday, 11/20 Crunch Radio will be playing We Are All Doomed: The Zodiac Killer in its in its entirety. You can tune in online at www.crunchradio.com and here is theFacebook Event in case you need more info.
We are very proud to announce our new advertising partner, Road Rayge Metal Magazine! We are very excited about this partnership, Jeff Poirier (editor-in chief of RR Metal Mag) is connected to the underground/indie music world like no one lese we've ever met. Please check out their website by clicking HERE.
Happy November 1st. Are you a fan of Carpe Nocturne magazine? if so then check out the new issues, there is an interview with Virus Cycle on page 18 :) Check it out HERE.
Zombichrist has been featured as an exclusive download on The Bone Orchard podcast. Check out The Bone Orchard HERE.
Check out the BRAND NEW music video for Virus Cycle's "Why don't you love me?". Directed by Russell Rocheleau & produced by Rockwater Pictures. We are 6 days away from the official release of ZOMBICHRIST!
On October 13th Virus Cycle will be celebrating the release of there new album Zombichrist by holding a open forum web chat at http://www.stickam.com/viruscycle . You may ask us questions during the web chat or you may send them to firstname.lastname@example.org . We will have 3 signed copies of Zombichrist to give away! So everyone who sends in a question will be entered in a drawing to win a signed copy of Zombichrist at the end of the web chat. Go to the Facebook Event page HERE
Virus Cycle has been added to a brand new compilation album. Virus Cycle will be on Shinto Records Sin-Machina Compilation: Chapter 4
Virus Cycle has added two new shows to their tour schedule. Go to TOUR DATES/APPEARANCES to see the updated list of Virus Cycle's live dates.
Virus Cycle will be doing a live interview with Chase Knightly on Blood Borne Radio this Friday night (the 14th) at 8pm. Tune in and listen online by clicking HERE.
Our newest blog entry on Tumblr is now up! Go check out The Idiot Faces The Crowd with a special guest writer, Matt Marcil from Tweek Sound & Mastering. Matt has done mixing & mastering work on several Bluntface albums, including the newest album from Virus Cycle, Zombichrist. He wrote a great piece from the engineer's point of view.
Things are starting to get busy as we have tons of radio stations playing the new Virus Cycle single Why Don't You Love Me? (from the upcoming album Zombichrist). Here is a list of all the outlets so far that are giving it consistent airplay:
The new Virus Cycle single, Why Don't You Love Me? is starting to get a lot of airplay! In the past few days its been featured on Dead Soul's Diary , Pod-O-The Dead podcast , and got a plug from Zoog of Angelspit on their podcast.
It's here!!! The brand new single, from the brand NEW Virus Cycle album Zombichrist, Is now out! Why Don't You Love Me? is the first single off the new album (which will be released October 13th) and we have it for sale...along with several remixes of other brand new songs that will be on Zombichrist. You can buy the single and 5 remixes...a total of 6 songs...for $1!. No thats not a typo. Just $1 for the Why Don't You Love Me? single & mini-album. Click the links above or click HERE to get it.
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Do you want your remix of a brand new Virus Cycle song on the next two Bluntface Records’ releases?
There is a BRAND NEW review of the Otto Kinzel album We Are All Doomed now up on Bristish E-Zine Alteria Motives. You can check it out HERE. A huge thank you to Black Dahlia for taking the tim to write this up, and for all the detail she included.
The online music 'zine Ringmaster has posted a brand new interview with Otto Kinzel. Get inside his brain with this interesting read, check it out HERE.
Want a preview of the NEW Virus Cycle album Zombiechrist ??? Well you got it! A collage of all 8 songs, set to film, is now available, click HERE.
Happy 4th of July! We just found out our very own Russell Rocheleau from Rockwater Pictures had a featured story done on him by The Pulse, a magazine published in Worcester, MA. It’s a great read and gets you inside the mind of one of the most underrated filmmakers in the area today. Rockwater Pictures is responsible for several music videos by Bluntface artists, including Otto Kinzel and The Woodheads. Read the feature story HERE.
TODAY IS THE DAY! Get Turned On : Music from the Underground is officialy out! Download your copy for FREE today.
There is a BRAND NEW interview with Johnny Virum from Virus Cycle online, thanks to Ringmaster. You can read the interview HERE. A HUGE THANK YOU to Peter from Ringmaster for doing the interview and giving one of our artists some well-deserved press.
In five days we are taking over the airwaves of NEGB1 for a special 2-hour Bluntface Records' Pirate Radio Broadcast!
OUT NOW! Industrial Wasteland 3! Download 51 FREE tracks from the hottest Industrial/Goth/Ebm acts around today!
Wow tons of stuff going on here at Bluntface Records! First off, there are two brand new press articles posted online about BF artists...1 for Otto Kinzel, and 1 for Virus Cycle.
ATTENTION BANDS! Bluntface Records wants to hear your music!
Otto Kinzel's album We Are All Doomed has been added to the playlists of Metal Kulture Radio. Check it our HERE.
some minor updates: Virus Cycle has announced a few NEW Summer live shows. go to Tour dates/Appearances for more details on each show.
When it rains it Pours! Yet another new interview with Otto Kinzel. This time its in the brand new British E-Zine Alteria Motives. Check out the detailed interview with Otto HERE. Many Thanks to Phil Bruce and Black Dahlia for putting this together.
Yet ANOTHER new review for Otto Kinzel!
It's hard to believe that it’s already MAY 1st!
Dont forget to tune into Para Rock Tv tonight to here a live interview with Otto Kinzel. Otto will be on at roughly 9:40pm (est). You can watch or listen online by clicking HERE.
New live dates have been added! Check out the Tour Dates/Appearances page to see the updated listings for Otto Kinzel and Virus Cycle.
We have some great stuff coming up on online radio with Bluntface Records artists.
Bluntface Records welcomes Virus Cycle
A huge "Thank You" to Max Bowen for having me on City Wide Blackout last night, it was a ton of fun. For all of you who didn't catch it live & have been asking me about the audio, i'll see if there is a podcast or something we can post a link to.
Two brand new news items: First a brand new interview with Otto Kinzel is now online courtesy of Grave Concerns Ezine! Check it out HERE...
NEW LIVE SHOWS ANNOUNCED!
Otto Kinzel's album,We Are All Doomed: The Zodiac KIller, has recieved a new review from British music magazine Uber Rock. You can read it here. A huge THANK YOU to Uber Rock for the cross-Atlantic support.
We continue to ring in the new year with more new music, available for FREE DOWNLOAD. The latest addition to theChemical Distance remix album has been uploaded. Once again done by our friend Jay Van Der Funk and FL Tunes, his version of Sign of the Times is now available for free in the Free Downloads section.
Check out the brand NEW release from Virus Cycle. Return to Zombieland is the brand new release from Virus Cycle, and Otto Kinzel produced two songs, City Of The Dead and Forever, and also contributed a remix White Zombie. Check it out, it's FREE.
A brand new song for the Chemical Distance/FL Tunes remix project has been uploaded. Check out the remix version of Old Man, by Jay Van Der Funk, now available in the Free Downloads section (under the FL Tunes Remix project folder).
We have some new review of We Are All Doomed... posted on the Reviews page. Check 'em out, some interesting comments and insight.
The music video for "I Want To Report A Murder" is now available for viewing on the Video page. Check it out!
We Are All Doomed: The Zodiac Killer is officially released! It's now available for purchase: either buy the physical copy from our own Online Store or you can buy it via paid download from:
The new Industrial Wasteland compilation album is here!!! It features 31 artists from all over the world, all in the Industrial and Metal genre.
We have a brand new video added to the Bluntface You Tube Channel! Our Danish friend Jay Van Der Funk (from FL Tunes) did a fantastic remix of Chemical Distance's song Red Queen's Race and was kind enough to make a video for it. To watch the video go to our VIDEO section or you can go directly to our YouTube channel.
We have a new page on the site, a section just forReviews! Check it out, we're currently posting reviews from We Are All Doomed: The Zodiac Killer, the debut solo album from Otto Kinzel.
new Videos have been Uploaded. Watch Golden Child by Chemical Distance in the Video page. After watching the video go to ChemD's You Tube channel to see some other videos made by our Danish friend Jay Van Der Funk.
Check out the all new Chemical Distance YouTube Channel! ok so there are only 2 videos up right now, but we'll be adding videos all the time to this channel. Some more professional than others If you would like to make a video to a ChemD song just drop us a line and let us know! we'll be happy to post any fan created videos!
Another brand new track from the upcoming Otto Kinzel solo album, We are all doomed: The Zodiac Killer has been added to the Album Downloads section. The stranger at Lake Berryessa is now uploaded. All songs are .99c a piece or get the entire album (so far...) for $3.99. New songs will be added up until the official release mid-November.
The first three NEW Lucretia's Daggers songs are now available online. 2011's Reflections will be the first new LD album since 2006's Sad Flower Songs and will feature re-recorded versions of tracks from SFS as well as new material. These new tracks are now available online for .99c per download (or $2.99 for the three songs that are available so far). New tracks will be added leading up to the official release 10/2.
Otto and Faust from Lucretia's Daggers were guests on the Boston Local Music Show, on Unregular Radio. "Many thanks to Dave Crespo and Dex for having us on, and for their support of LD". Check out the interview here (it's from 2:30-3:30pm, so you may need to fast-forward a bit ;) on the podcast.
August 1st brings brand NEW music released!
Even more new content for you to check out!
Happy 4th of July! To celebrate we've uploaded a blast from the Bluntface past...Wormdr1v3!. This was one of Otto's Industrial/metal projects in the early 2000's. Wormdr1v3 released a five song E.P in 2003 and a follow up single in 2004. Some of these tracks have now been added to the Free Downloads section. We hope you enjoy, and there will be more Wormdr1v3 tracks added in the next few weeks that will also be available for free download.
The NEW CHEMICAL DISTANCE E.P., This program is not responding, is now available for FREE download! click on the link and get your copy of our 7 song E.P. It'll be free for a limited time, and then you have to buy it (so what are you waiting for???)
Lucretia's Daggers performed live on Scorch's PFG-TV show this past friday night. But if you couldn't stay up to watch it you can now see it online here. The entire 1 hour episode is up on the front page of Scorch's site. You can watch the entire show, or just fast forward to the 50 min mark to see LD perform Horrors of Retail and Drawn & Quartered.
Marc Brennan officially joined ChemD as live drummer. Marc had played on three songs on The Pain & The Progress, playing live drums on Golden Child and Sugar, and adding additional guitar on The Protector. He will also contribute live drums on 3 songs on the upcoming ChemD full-length in 2011, tentativley titled The Program Is Not Responding.
This Thursday, Michael & Matt from Chemical Distance will be appearing on The Boston Local Music Show on UnRegular Radio at 2pm. You can listen LIVE online via the streaming radio at http://www.unregularradio.com/
Michael has posted a brand new Blog entry. Go to From The Idiot's Mouth to read his 2 cents on the upcoming ChemD album and whatever else is important enough in his life for him to write about.
Lots of news from radio: Lucretia's Daggers were a featured guest on The Boston Local Music Show on Unregular Radio. Lucretia X. Machina and Otto sat down with Dex and Dr. John for 30 mins of hilarious questions and banter. You can click this link The Boston Local Music Show to download the entire 4 hour show, or go to the Extra Extra! page to download the "highlights" of this event.
Two new gigs for Lucretia's Daggers have been announced. One in early March and one in April, go to Shows to check 'em out.
"The end of 2010 brings the start of a new year and a new project. as you may have noticed, the website has changed dramatically, and this will be the place to showcase my various projects and bands. I have decided to join Lucretia's Daggers, a Boston based Electronic/Industrial band, for 2011 and beyond. Check out the official band profile here, or go to the website www.lucretiasdaggers.com .
Happy Holidays! We have uploaded rough mixes of Sign Of The Times and Off The Grid to the DOWNLOADS section. You can go and get your free copy of all five new Chemical Distance songs now. Enjoy!
We have BRAND NEW MUSIC uploaded to the Downloads page. Vast Machine is now available. What are you waiting for? Go get it!
A new interview Michael & Matt did with Nick Noble of WICN has been uploaded to the Downloads section. go to the EXTRA EXTRA folder to listen and/or download this two part interview for free.
We have brand new music posted! The Ballad of Morgan Gray, featuring backing vocals by Lucretia X. Machina of Lucretias Daggers, is now available for free download in the Downloads section. Every couple of weeks throughout the Fall and early Winter we will be posting another brand new song from the upcoming 2011 Chemical Distance album, Program Not Responding (working title).
Many thanks to Ron Morrison and the entire crew at the Hot Topic location at the Maine Mall in Portland, ME. We had a great time doing the in-store performance and as always it was a terrific opportunity to get out music exposed to a wider audience. Hopefully this Winter we'll have several more in-store shows to announce as part of HT's Local Static showcase.
We have two brand new songs available for FREE in the Downloads section! These are both only rough mixes, and will probbaly undergo more editing before they enter the final mix & mastering stage, but it'll give you a preview of the new material that will be on the forthcoming second Chemical Distance album. (release date TBA). Both of these songs feature backing vocals from Lucretia X. Machina of Lucretia's Daggers. A HUGE "Thank You" to her for donating her time and talent for these songs. Hopefully we'll be able to get her on a few tracks before the album is finished.
New gigs announced! go to the Shows page to see the updated live schedual.
Our radio campaign continues! Many thanks to WMBR (Cambride, MA), WCNI (CT), WBNY (Buffalo, NY), and Deliberate Noise internet radio for adding Chemical Distance and The Pain & The Progress into rotation. More to come...
new radio airplay and new press! First off, Chemical Distance just got played on 91.5 FM, KKUP in the south San Francisco and Monterey Bay Areas. thank you Don Campeu for the support. Secondly, Chem. D has recieved a review in The Wire, a Seacoast NH paper. Click on the link to check it out. Thanks to Matt Canner for taking the time to listen to what we do.
Our radio promo campaign continues to move forward. Many thanks to Radio Orphans in the UK and Lord Litter in Germany (our first airplay in Europe), and Les Zaldor in MI and Roadkill @ Rock 101 for featuring us on Local Lix. We appreciate the support.
Check out a new press review on our CD The Pain & The Progress in Worcester Magazine , just click on the link to see the write up.
So finally we have some live videos on YouTube. Just click the YouTube link at the top of each page to see selected live performances from our
Our interview with Detroit music guru Les Zaldor is now available for download. Click the link to download a free copy of Les asking the tough questions no one lese will ask to Mike about music, touring, being in a band, and what it's like to be a white guy growing up in CA.
Hot Topic rocks w/Chem.D
New Shows posted. Ch.D will be performing two shows on Friday, 7/9. Both will be for Hot Topic as in-store performances. at 2pm we play the Hot Topic in the Newington Mall by Portsmouth NH. Then, a few hours later at 5pm we shoot over to Salem NH and the Rockingham Mall to perform inside that Hot Topic location. both shows will feature 30 min sets by CH.D. free to the public and all ages. we'll also be selling copies of The Pain & The Progress for only $5. Hope to see you there.
Check out this review The Pain & The Progress got from C.W. Ross
We're getting ready for Bike Week in Laconia. We'll be playing live three consecutive days right in the heart of the action, starting this Thursday! But before we do that, we wanted to post this very cool link...our song The Protector, was voted Single Of The Day, from the website of the same name. Check it out and see the nice little review we got. www.singleoftheday.com/2010/06/16/hopped-up-on-action/
We have new Pics posted from our two shows this past weekend, at Milly' Tavern (for the Whiskey Girls' fundraiser) and from the Boston Underground Music Festival in Cambridge, MA. A huge thank you to The Whiskey Girls, Transit Music, and Project Hybrid for inviting Chem. D to be a part of these gigs.