Royal Thunder, the Atlanta-based co-ed quartet whose debut album (CVI) landed on Best of 2012 lists from Decibel, Pitchfork, Spin, Revolver and the Village Voice, premiere their video for "Blue" via Pitchfork (http://pitchfork.com/tv/youtube/13-music-videos/630-royal-thunder-blue-official-music-video/).
Tomahawk's video for 'Stone Letter,' the first single from their forthcoming album 'Oddfellows,' is viewable via Pitchfork (http://pitchfork.com/tv/youtube/13-music-videos/592-tomahawk-stone-letter-official-music-video/).
Royal Thunder, who are currently on tour with Corrosion of Conformity and ASG, will join Monster Magnet for a pair of mid-December dates: Dec. 14 at the Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn and Dec. 16 at The Trocadero in Philadelphia.
Kylesa is streaming "Drained," their previously unreleased Buzzov-en cover which will be available on "From The Vaults, Vol. 1" (Nov. 20, Season of Mist), now via Cvlt Nation (http://www.cvltnation.com/exclusive-cvlt-nation-streaming-kylesa-drained/).
Irata, a North Carolina-based psych-rock trio, venture out on their first U.S. tour this November, kicking off the three week trek on Nov. 2 in Raleigh.