ASCENSION OF THE WATCHERS — the project featuring Burton C. Bell (FEAR FACTORY) and John Bechdel (KILLING JOKE, FALSE ICONS) — have lined up the following dates in October:
Oct. 14 - Toronto, ONT - Bovine Sex Club
Oct. 15 - Pittsburgh, PA - Z Lounge
Oct. 16 - Ithaca, NY - The Haunt
Oct. 17 - New York, NY – Sin-e
Oct. 20 - Philadelphia, PA - Northstar
ASCENSION OF THE WATCHERS recently made their five-song EP, "Iconoclast", available exclusively through their web site, www.ascensionofthewatchers.com.
"Iconoclast" was released in two formats: a 12", full-color gatefold on heavy black vinyl in a limited-edition pressing of 500; and as an enhanced CD, with a limited pressing of 1,000. The CD includes the five songs — "Evading", "Residual Presence", "On The River", "Moonshine", and "Quintessence" — as well as a video for "On The River", a rare interview with Burton and John, and links to web sites. The CD and vinyl feature different artwork and photographs by Burton. Included with every purchase is an autographed promotional photo. Also available on the web site will be related merchandise designed and manufatured by Burton, including T-shirts, winter caps, 100 limited-edition autographed ASCENSION OF THE WATCHERS posters, patches, stickers and classic, metallic buttons.
ASCENSION OF THE WATCHERS is an unsigned project, utilizing the web as a tool to release their music. This release is for the people who have been waiting faithfully to hear these songs for three years.
For more information, go to www.thewatchers.org.
(Thanks: Thomas J. Kipphut III)