Following the self-release of 2011’s AVOHFASIH, Wisconsin’s ORWELL ( have survived on a steady diet of weekend-warrior road-dogging and homeland camaraderie.  They’ve taken their blend of stoner metal/rock throughout the Midwest, to venues both large and small, and this August they’re hitting the road and heading to the West Coast for a run of shows. 

After countless shows fine-tuning the live elements of their musical creation,  ORWELL will be playing AVOHFASIH in it’s entirety across the nation.  You can download the album in it’s entirety, on a pay-what-you can-or-don’t basis, at their bandcamp:

Along for the trek will be fellow Wisconsin residents, three-piece sludge metal outfit SPEAKER EATER (  Having quickly established themselves as one of the heaviest acts hailing from the Midwest, Speaker Eater are gearing up to bring their unique blend of disorienting sludge to audiences closer to the Pacific.  They will be touring the highly anticipated release of their crushing new album, Lords, recorded by Ryan Rusch at The Weightroom Studios and mastered by Dave Hill at Crane Song Studios.  Speaker Eater is offering a song, the third track from their new album, Lords entitled “Inalienable Tongues,” availably exclusively on link:

Aug 09 - Minneapolis, MN @ The Tree House
Aug 10 - Fargo, ND @ The New Direction
Aug 11 - Missoula, MT @ Zoo City Apparel
Aug 12 - Seattle, WA @ TBA
Aug 13 - Portland, OR @ The Know
Aug 14 - Oakland, CA @ Vitus
Aug 15 - Los Angeles, CA @ TBA
Aug 16 - Las Vegas, NV @ Yayo Taco
Aug 17 - Salt Lake City, UT @ TBA
Aug 18 - Denver, CO @ The Lion’s Lair 

Both bands are proud to have created their own unique vision, producing and assembling all of their own merchandise, packaging, and promotional materials. “If you want something done right, do it yourself.”

AuthorJordan Mohler