The exciting news here at drp records worldwide headquarters in PA. this month is we can FINALLY announce the 2 day celebration of our label to be held at the NEW venue called REVERB in our hometown of Reading, PA.. The club is a 960 capacity club that will be the new home club for drp records bands as well as original local, regional, and national touring acts. Check the site for upcoming events including drp records alumni members INNERPARTYYSYSTEM (April 16) CLUTCH (May 20) and The East Coast Tsunami Festival featuring BLOOD FOR BLOOD, LEFTOVER CRACK, and a special reunion of SHELTER (June 24-26).
Here is the line-up for the Festival featuring current bands on our roster, some one off reunion appearences, and side project bands featuring members of the drp records family. Each night the music will end at 12 midnight and will be followed with DJ sets from drp records family members: I Want To Kill You’s Troy Hinson aka TROYQUAN (he will open and close both nights with sets) + WISKEY TANGO aka Markie Boov from drp’s EASTCIDE + JARED PICCONE. Jared is now in INNERPARTYSYSTEM but was in 4 (yes four drp records bands, D’arey October, Choose Your Own Adventure, The Skyline Drive and ThirteenOverEight). We will have a drp records superstore setup with rare, hard to find, and deep discounted CDs, shirts, and more ! We can’t wait to see everyone ! All cameras and video cameras WILL be allowed at this event.
In other news here at drp records:
The brutal breakdown brothers known as THRODL will start recording a new digital/ CD for a new upstart label. After two kick ass releases “This is Freedom’s Obituary” and “No Honour In Exile” we have mutually decided to part ways on good terms. We wish them the best in the future. Catch THRODL’s last drp appearence April 30th at the drp festival.
GLOOMINOUS DOOM: Sad news, it looks like tragedy has struck the ‘Doom. Singer Jeff Kruppenbach has been eaten by a polar bear on a Viking trek in Iceland. So, after the memorial service, the remaining members of the band asked fellow grieving friend, the Singer/ Bassist of RUMPLESTILTSKIN GRINDER, Shawn Riley to fill in on their upcoming tours. These shows will be special events try to check them out ! Upcoming shows see the GD guys team up with MENSREA (featuring Cory Smoot of GWAR) + DEAD BY WEDNESDAY and drp’s very own DIVINATION !!! Who are finally hitting the road to support the awesome new CD “Age Of Man”.