Today, HM is proud to premiere the new live music video from South Dakota-based Souls. The band will be releasing an EP, Death Ritual, this spring; the video is for the title track to the work. Other than try to explain the band’s purpose, we’ll let them give it to you as straight as they gave it to us:

“Souls is a band that originated in the Black Hills of South Dakota, lands that were stolen from the indigenous people of the region. Death Ritual was written as a reaction to the closed eyes and shoulders turned to the native people of the Black Hills. It is one of the most spite-filled and politically-driven songs Souls has written. Sonically, the song is a straight-forward, pissed off 2 minutes and 40 seconds to match the tone of the lyrics, ‘Forever enslaved, forgotten to the plains.'”

The band will take to the road beginning tomorrow in Nebraska on the Winter Skin Bathed in Sin Tour with Withered Bones, Vessels and Swing Low.

  • Jan 19th – Kearney, NE @ Gillies
  • Jan 20th – Oklahoma City, OK @ Industrial Skatepark
  • Jan 21st – Austin, TX @ Dirty Dog Bar w/ Seeker, Left Behind
  • Jan 22nd – San Angelo, TX @ Yayas
  • Jan 23rd – Rio Rancho, NM @ Third Vision*
  • Jan 24th – Tempe, AZ @ 51 West w/ Conveyer
  • Jan 25th – Albuquerque, NM @ Blu Phoenix
  • Jan 26th – Pueblo, CO @ Rainbow Bar
  • Jan 27th – Laramie, WY @ Babe Haus
  • Jan 28th – Rapid City, SD @ S&S Boxing
  • Jan 29th – Mason City, IA @ The Swag Shack
  • Jan 30th – Montpelier, IN @ The Schnauser Shack
  • Jan 31st – Cincinnati, OH @ RDK Sound Design w/ Funeral Chic, Joy
  • Feb 1st – Murphreesboro, TN @ TBA
  • Feb 2nd – Fayetteville, NC @ Drunk Horse Pub
  • Feb 3rd – Atlanta, GA @ Space 2
  • Feb 4th – Melbourne, FL @ Boondocks Live
  • Feb 5th – Jacksonville, FL @ Birdhouse
  • Feb 7th – Cookeville, TN @ TBA
  • Feb 8th – Springfield, MO @ The Modern Craftsman
  • Feb 9th – Sioux Falls, SD @ Total Drag
  • Jan 1st – Jan 24th with Vessels
  • Jan 24th – Feb 8th with Withered Bones
  • Jan 28th – Feb 9th with Swing Low



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Frenzied. Chaotic. Punk. The Undertaking!, San Diego's newest wild bunch, is about to release their debut album, and, if their live show is a premonition of any kind, the world will be opening up to one heck of a party with them. Contributing writer Andrew Voigt talks to vocalist Austin Visser about the band's new album, the reality of their music, and how they've been able to embrace their creative freedom.


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