Austin, Texas metal unit DEAD EARTH POLITICS have revealed the artwork and release details for their new EP, The Queen of Steel.
Starting on Saturday, March 8, DEAD EARTH POLITICS will kick off The Queen of Steelrelease week celebration, that will run throughout this year's SXSW Music Festival. In showcases and on the streets, the band will be out in full force during the city-wide fest in support of the EP. The Queen of Steel will be released as a digital-only, name-your-price download, complete with lyrics and liner notes. The track "Redneck Dragonslayer" is currently available for streaming at this location.
SXSW and additional dates, including information about the upcoming Mike Scaccia Rock The Heart Benefit Concert with DOWN and WARBEAST, are posted below.
DEAD EARTH POLITICS Live:
March 8 - Austin, Texas @ Texas Metal Monsters at The Dirty Dog Bar; 9:30 p.m.
March 12 - Austin, Texas @ Official SXSW Showcase at Metal & Lace; 7 p.m.
April 14 - Austin, Texas @ The Dirty Dog Bar w/ ANVIL
May 24 - Austin, Texas @ Mike Scaccia's Rock the Heart Benefit at Emo's
Set for Saturday, May 24 at Emo's in Austin, Texas, the show will also feature performances by DOWN, WARBEAST and THE SCACCIANATORS - a Mike Scaccia tribute band consisting of former RIGOR MORTIS members Casey Orr, Harden Harrison, Bruce Corbitt & Doyle Bright w/ special guests Mike Taylor (Rabid Flesh Eaters), Philip Anselmo, Scott Shelby (Warbeast), Rick Perry (Gammacide) and more. Show details and information about the Mike Scaccia Heart Rock Foundation can be found at HERE.