New Summer Tour Dates Anounced!



Jul 17, 2012
St. Louis, MO

July 18th, 2012
Nashville, TN
House show- “The Pink mailbox” (Chad Wahlbrink)

July 19, 2012
Atlanta GA / Birmingham AL /Macon GA

Jul 20, 2012
Orlando, FL
Discovery Church Art Gallery

Jul 21, 2012
Charleston, SC
Circular Church

Jul 22, 2012
Asheville, NC
Firestorm Cafe and Books

Jul 24, 2012
Winston-Salem, NC
Dye Pretty Salon Gallery

Jul 25, 2012
Lynchburg, VA
The White Hart Cafe

Jul 26, 2012
Charlottesville, VA
The Garden/ Eunoia

Jul 27, 2012
Norfolk, VA
Aletheia (Love Greatly)

Jul 28, 2012
NEED HELP – Richmond VA/ Washington DC/ Baltimore MA

July 29, 2012 (NOTE DATE CHANGE)
Philadelphia, PA
The Fire

July 30th
Columbus, OH
Iuka House (house show)

Jul 31, 2012
Cincinnati, OH
Rohs Street Cafe


… which held all our remaining copies of “Winter Comes to Wake You” and most of our stupid expensive hoodies. If you would like to help us recover our over $3,500 in losses, you can donate here, or simply paypal to Timbre.cierpke [AT]



Employed to Serve

Forward Under a Dying Sun

Most of these days, the sun rises and sets on a world that feels like it's dying. Across the pond, where Employed to Serve calls home, they're learning how to support their latest record a year into its release. HM contributor Andrew Voigt recently sat down with Justine Jones to learn more about the band, marrying your bandmates, and their outside shot at touring with Rammstein.


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HM covers from over the years

HM Magazine Turns 35

In 1985, Doug Van Pelt photocopied a letter-sized sheets of paper, bound them together, and handed them out in person on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin. It's all digital now, but, along the way, Van Pelt stirred up quite a few waves, played some seriously heavy music, and made a few friends along the way. Here: A quick look back at the magazine's 35-year history with Van Pelt and new owner, David Stagg.


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Comrades 2020

Becoming Comrades

The trio of Comrades – husband and wife Joe and Laura McElroy alongside drummer John Gaskil – is used to living in a van and touring the country. Now, their new normal has provided them with a moment to "be adults" for once. We recently sat down with the McElroys to talk more about the spiritual reality within life, how soon they'll be able to release new music, and how koalas are their new normal.


Photo by Quinsey Sablan

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