Zombitrol Productions is a proud co-presenter of the Toronto stop of John Baizley’s A Perfect Monster Pop-Up Art Show and Sale this Tuesday May 3rd. With his band Baroness set to hit the stage at The Opera House that evening, John will be appearing at Coalition (282 Augusta Ave.) from 5-6:30PM, where he will have art prints and fuzz-peddles for sale. This is an All Ages event, admission is free, and the bar will be open. We hope to see you there before the show.

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Zombitrol Productions presents the Toronto return of Fuck The Facts promoting their latest album Desire Will Rot. Through numerous releases and hard gigging the Ottawa band has become one of the most respected Canadian acts in the international metal underground, with notable performances at Maryland Deathfest and Obscene Extreme Montreal. They were also nominated for a Juno in 2012 and were featured on the cover of Exclaim! magazine in 2008. Desire Will Rot is their first self-released full length album since their highly successful stint on Relapse Records.

With special guests:

Flying Fortress (Pembroke) - This bass/drum duo is made of up to two thirds of cult favourites Goat Horn and play a sound that’s self-described as “crusty thrash rock.” They’ve just released their second full length album Dirty Rain.

Völur (Toronto) - One of the city’s fastest rising bands, this trio plays a unique combination of folk music and doom metal featuring violin and upright bass. The band also shares a member with occult hard rock superstars Blood Ceremony. Their latest full length album is 2014’s Disir

Opening the show will be Toronto one-man harsh noise/grind project Goth Girl.

Friday, Januray 15 at 9:00pm
Coalition: 282 Augusta Ave, Toronto

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My official time with FlinkTO has come to a close but I’ve started a new story on the site called The Zombitrol Files. Head on over for interviews with Ensiferum, Battlecross, and Insect Ark. Stay tuned to Zombitrol.com for some brand new interviews coming very, very soon.

Here’s a rundown of the stories and interviews I wrote for FlinkTO (site scrolls left to right):

Wacken Open Air: Journal of the Holy Land
Relapse Records: Twenty-Five Years of Extreme Memories
Coal Chamber: Nu-Metal Underground
Testament: The Ultimate Thrash Contenders
Nightwish and the Art of Film Score Metal
The Triumph of Wovenwar
Alestorm: Pillaging Your Heart (and Your Liquor Cabinet)
Arch Enemy’s Perpetual Revolution
Watain: Gods of High and Low
Behemoth: Anti-Mainstream Phenomenon
Lacuna Coil: Modern Melodic Metal Icons
Napalm Death and the Politics of Grindcore
Radio Be Damned To Hel! or Amon Amarth and the Norseman in Heavy Metal

Plus there was the New Heavy & Hard series:

Issue 1: Crimson Shadows, Hammercult, Grave Pleasures, Cretin, Persekutor
Issue 2: Royal Thunder, Seremonia, Untimely Demise, Beyond Creation, The Monolith Deathcult
Issue 3: Sólstafir, Jess and the Ancient Ones, Raven, Heidevolk, Hollow
Issue 4: Exodus, Periphery, Butcher Babies, Upon a Burning Body, World Gone
Issue 5: Sigh, Adrenaline Mob, Barren Earth, Hard Action, King Parrot
Issue 6: Kommandant, Forgotten Tomb, Helleborus, Titan's Eve, We Butter the Bread with Butter
Issue 7: Santa Cruz, Abyss, Gruesome, Antigama, Lightning Bolt
Issue 8: Melt-Banana, Lucifer, Ranger, Unsacred, Carach Angren 

Zombitrol Productions presents a Tuesday night of classic thrash metal!

Starring Montreal 80s bangers Aggression!

with special guests
Black Absinthe 
and Nagasaki

Tuesday, August 18 at 9:00pm
Coalition 282 Augusta Ave., Toronto
Doors 9PM

Set Times:
Nagasaki - 9:15
Black Absinthe - 10:05
Aggression - 11:05

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