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"Flameshovel records was born in the fading daylight of the summer of 2000, in order to put out a Cd EP for friends Judah Johnson. Originally based between Chicago, iIlinois and Brooklyn, New York, Flameshovel later consolidated its impressive A&R forces in the Ill-noise.
The Flameshovel team is one part Jesse Woghin, and one part James Kenler."
(From the official label biography)
Neil Hennessy of Lawrence Arms joins Smoking Popes
Smoking Popes have announced that their previously vacant drum position will be occupied by the multi-talented Neil Hennessy, also of The Lawrence Arms: We've been playing together for the past couple of weeks gearing up for a summer of rock. First up, a record release show for "Stay Down" at Metro on June 7th, then the album will hit stores on June 17th. After the album is out, we're planning on hitting the road. The plans are coming together at the moment and we'll keep you…
Smoking Popes plan release on Flameshovel
According to attendees for the band's recent performance, and confirmed by sources close to the label, the Smoking Popes will be releasing their long-awaited new full length on Chicago indie Flameshovel. It will be the band's first studio record in more than a decade with their previous,…
Maritime: "Guns Of Navarone"
Milwaukee's Maritime have posted a video for the track "Guns Of Navarone" from their recent full length Heresy and the Hotel Choir. You can watch Davey von Bohlen and company work their magic by clicking below.…
Make Believe plans digital/vinyl release for April, posts music samples
Make Believe has set a release date for their next album. The band, which includes members of Cap'n Jazz, Joan Of Arc and Owls, will be releasing the album digitally and on vinyl through Flameshovel. The record is titled Goin to The Bone Church and is due out April 01, 2008. It is the follow-up to Shock of Being which was released in 2005 and the band has also posted samples of…
Maritime: "Boy From School (Hot Chip cover)"
Maritime have posted a new cover from the Japanese edition of their 2007 album, Heresy and the Hotel Choir. The track is the band's take on a song by DFA electro/dance punk act, Hot Chip. You can check out "Boy From School" via spin.com.…
Maritime has posted some tour dates throughout the month of…
Maritime to support Jimmy Eat World
Maritime has been tapped to support Jimmy Eat World on a good chunk of their upcoming tour. The band, which includes members of Promise Ring and Capín Jazz, is gearing up for the release of their new record. It is titled Heresy and the Hotel Choir and is due out October 16, 2007.The band's previous album, We, The Vehicles was released in 2006, to critical…
Mannequin Men: "Fresh Rot"
Riot Act Media has launched a full album stream of the upcoming full length from Chicago's Mannequin Men. Described as "Chicago's drunkest, snottiest, and most amp-ruining band" and with reference to classic punks like The Wipers, the band will be delivering their full length debut for Flameshovel this fall. The record is titled Fresh Rot and is due out September 18, 2007. You can check out the entire album…
Maritime: "For Science Fiction"
Maritime have posted an new song from their upcoming full length. The record is titled Heresy and the Hotel Choir and is due out October 16, 2007. It is the follow-up to We, The Vehicles which was released in 2006 and loved by all. You can check out the song here: "For Science Fiction." You can check out the artwork posted earlier on the album's…
Russian Circles (UK, 3 dates with Tool)
Instrumental trio Russian Circles will head over to the UK in August to support their 2006 debut full-length, Enter (Flameshovel). Mixed in is three dates with the massively huge Tool, and the English vacation will be preceded with a few dates in…
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