Grayceon has been heads down writing and are almost done laying out the songs for our next full-length album! And as Zack says, now its time to put on the eyebrows. We will most likely not be ready to record until the spring/summer of 2014. Check back for more information as we solidify our plans. In other news, LESBIAN is coming to visit and we will be playing three awsome shows with them in San Francisco, Oakland, and Monterey. Check out our shows page for details and hope to see you there...
Thank you to all our Pacific Northwest fans and friends who came out to our shows with Lesbian earlier this month. We had a blast and hope to be able to host our brothers from other mothers, Lesbian, in the SF Bay Area sometime very soon... Stay tuned for more info on that!
HIGH ON FIRE RULED!!! Thank you to all who came out and supported us at the show- it was an honor to share the stage with such rad musicians. We saw lots of old fans and made new ones that night- the three of us had a blast! We have one more local show this coming week before we hit the Northwest the first weekend in August. See details for all our upcoming shows on the shows page!
Thank you to everyone who came out to our Big Business show tonight- it was a blast! We love Bottom of the Hill and both Big Business and Pins of Light were amazing. In other exciting news, Grayceon will be performing as main support for HIGH ON FIRE Thursday, June 27th. Trust us, you do NOT want to miss this show! See details and links to buy tickets on our shows page. We are also preparing the final details for our Northwest tour so keep your eyes open for those shows to be announced soon.
Just announced! Grayceon will be playing with Big Business and Pins of Light and Bottom of the Hill in a couple of weeks. We are super excited- see shows page for details! In other amazing show news, we are about to announce several other shows later in the summer, sharing the stage with some AMAZING bands- HIGH ON FIRE (!!!), Sloughfeg, Lesbian, Botanist, and more. We will continue to update our show pages in the coming weeks with the details for these shows. Grayceon will also be performing in the Pacific Northwest the first weekend in August, so for all our Seattle and Portland fans, please check back for information on those shows as we confirm.
Thanks goes out to everyone who attended our Record Release show- we had a blast! And its always great to see new fans in the crowd. Another upcoming show has been posted on our shows page and more show info for this summer to come. If you haven't purchased our new EP yet and/or want to see our new shirts, visit our shop! We now have both lime green and black vinyl for sale directly from us and we don't have many of the lime green records left, so hurry if you want one.
Pearl and the End of Days officially hits the streets today! Order your copy at the Flenser Records online store- but hurry if you like colored vinyl because the lime green is going fast. Or if you just want to check it out you can listen to it streaming in it's entirety at Invisible Oranges. Also, please visit our shows page to get info on our upcoming record release show/party!
WE FINALLY HAVE NEW SHIRTS IN THE STORE!!! You can also pre-order our upcoming release Pearl and the End of Days here!
Grayceon is pleased to announce that 'Pearl', one of the two tracks off our upcoming release 'Pearl and the End of Days', is being premiered today on Alarm Magazine! Click here to listen. Our 30 minute, vinyl-only EP will be available on February 10th and comes with a digital download card. To read more about it please visit Flenser Records web site. You can also pre-order the album here! More exciting news will be forthcoming as the release date nears. In other news, HAPPY NEW YEAR 2013! Grayceon wishes you a year filled with love, laughter, and heavy riffs.
Album cover art revealed! We are so thankful for the beautiful and thoughtful illustrations of Davey V. D'Andrea for our upcoming album 'Pearl and the End of Days'! The official press release can be viewed on the Flenser website. We have also added several videos from the recording sessions to our YouTube channel. All videos can be viewed here. More soon...
We are pleased to make an exciting announcement today about the release of our new EP that will be released in February 2013 on San Francisco's own, Flenser Records. "Pearl and the End of Days" will be a vinyl/digital release and is comprised of two songs nearing 30 minutes of new material. The official press release can be viewed on the Flenser website. More news is forthcoming and as always, thank you all for listening and for your continued support!
It was great seeing everyone who came out to our recent shows- thank you! We are now going heads down, putting the finishing touches on the new material we plan to record in August. More soooooon!
We have two fantastic shows coming up- this Friday, April 6th, with our friends Helms Alee and Thrones (both from the Pacific Northwest) and the second on June 23rd with the wonderful Hammers of Misfortune! Check out our shows page for details. In other exciting news, we are having discussions and making plans for a Grayceon vinyl EP to be released in the end of this year with two new songs that clock in around 30 minutes total. We are very anxious about this release because other than our 7" split with Giant Squid that came out the same year as our debut album in 2007, none of our material has appeared on vinyl. More official news about this album coming soon and until then, we hope to see you at one of our shows!
Our good friends, Darsombra, who we toured Europe with in 2010 are coming to town! We hope you can make it to the show we will be hosting on February 21st. Please see the shows page for details.
HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! Grayceon wishes you peace, love, and happiness in 2012.
Thank you to all who came out to our show last weekend! We had a ball and really enjoyed the support from our fans after such a long hiatus. Looking forward to continuing our work on two new songs and announcing more shows for 2012.
We are pleased to announce the birth of Pearl Gray Perez Gregory on September 21, 2011. Jackie and baby are happy and healthy and Uncle Max and Uncle Zack are pleased as punch. What a lucky day for such lucky news! Grayceon is back in the rehearsal studio preparing for our first show back since May and are so excited to be playing again. Please see show details on the shows page and we hope to see you there!
Grayceon will be on a short hiatus through the fall due to Jackie Perez Gratz growing and birthing our first Grayceon baby! Announcing this brings us much joy and excitement! We are continuing to rehearse and write new material, but will not be doing any live performances until late this year. Please check back for more news in the fall.
We just got back from an AWESOME NW tour with our fellow rockers, Lesbian! Thank you so much for all our fans who came out to see us and especially to those who traveled from far away places. All the shows were fantastic and hanging out with our Lesbros was the highlight of the tour. Next up is an all ages show (ironically in a brewery that Zack works at) and a live radio performance/interview that we taped in Seattle this past weekend. It airs next Sat/Sun at midnight and you can get the details on our shows page. Ciao for now!
"All We Destroy" can now be heard in its entirety on our Bandcamp page! If you are interested in listening to it go check it out. Reviews keep rolling in, so if you want a quick read go to MetalReview and Teeth of the Divine for starters. Then top it off with a recent interview with Jackie Perez Gratz by Invisible Oranges. Grayceon has also just announced a few shows we will be doing in the Pacific Northwest with our dear friends and serious rockers, Lesbian. Please see the shows page for details. We hope to see you in the NW in May!
Our new record "All We Destroy" comes out toooodaaaaay on Profound Lore Records!!!!!
We are happy to announce we will be performing at this year's SXSW, March 2011, in Austin TX. Aside from the official Profound Lore Records showcase, we will also be playing the Brooklyn Vegan party and possibly a few others. We will be putting details up on our shows page sometime next week. Also, don't forget that our CD release show is this Friday at Bottom of the Hill! Everyone who attends the show will receive a free copy of our new album, All We Desrtroy for free two weeks before the release date. So please come and show your support! If you are interested in reading some previews about the album (and hearing a couple of tracks), take a peek at MetalSucks and InvisibleOranges. Enjoy!
HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!! We have finally finished our third album entitled "All We Destroy" which will be released on March 1, 2011 by Profound Lore Records. We are so pround of this album and feel it is our strongest, heaviest, most epic album to date. You can hear one of the tracks off the album, Shellmounds, now on our music page. Please contact the label directly if you are press and would like to review it or interview the band, etc. You can email them here: info[insert the at symbol here]profoundlorerecords.com. We would also like to announce our CD release show which will take place on February 11th at Bottom of the Hill with friends and label mates Worm Ouroboros and a new band we love called Hollow Mirrors. If you pay entry into this show, you get a copy of "All We Destroy" for FREE!!! You heard it right, you get our new album two weeks before the release date for absolutely free with entry into the show. So, if you are local, please come out and show your support. Check out the shows page for more details.
It is with great pleasure that we announce our signing to one of our all-time favorite labels, Profound Lore Records! For those of you who are not familiar with this label, please visit the Profound Lore web site and check out their band roster and release discography. We are honored to be joining the ranks of San Francisco Bay Area legends Ludicra, Asunder, Slough Feg, and Amber Asylum as well as other band favorites such as Agalloch and Yob. And here is an update on our third album: we are finished with the final mix, it is off to mastering, and we will be setting our release date soon with Profound Lore Records!
Sorry it's been so long since our last posting! Our European tour was AMAZING and we hope to travel and perform abroad again sometime soon. Check out our tour photos on either our Myspace or Facebook pages. In other news, we are currently in the studio recording our third album! This is the best stuff we've written to date and we're really happy with the way it's turning out. Everything, including vocals, were tracked to 2" tape and this weekend we start to mix. We will keep you posted on the release as we get the information confirmed. There a couple of great shows coming up on our shows page and we promise not to go so long without another update!
Happy New Year!!! and all that jazz... Grayceon has been heads down in the rehearsal studio writing our third album. It's pretty much finished, but we are still adding the final touches and vocals to the songs. We are proud to announce that we will be playing some of these new tunes on our first ever EUROPEAN TOUR with friends, JUCIFER, starting at the end of April!!! It thrills us to no end to be able to announce this exciting news. The recording of the new album will commence within a couple weeks of our return from Europe and we will keep you posted on our progress. Please visit our shows page for the details on the tour dates. We also have a couple of fun local shows before we depart. Hope to see you soon!
Checkout our December Pacific Northwest tour dates on our shows page! It's gonna be cold, but we are anxious to play our favorite homes away from home again. In other news, we are writing a new album and it's going to be epic. Please expect less shows from us in the early New Year as we attempt to keep our heads down writing. We'll keep you posted as it develops...
Grayceon is back from tour and happy to be sleeping in our own beds! Thank you for all of you who made it out to one of our shows! We know a lot of people traveled far distances to see us and your support means the words to us. Special thanks goes out to those cities we had never played before for making our visit so outstanding! Upon our return we realized that we only came back with a couple of handfuls of our 7" split. For those of you who don't know, this was a split with we did with Giant Squid on The End Records and contains one song from each band that has not been released in any other format. In addition to the tracks being rare, there were only 500 made. So, this is basically your last chance to buy one! Only the transparent sand vinyl color is left available and you can get your copy from our shop. If you didn't make it to one of the shows, you can view live video footage from our tour kick-off show in San Francisco here, here, and here. Enjoy!
We are pleased to announce our US tour dates and cities! Please visit our shows page and check to see if we will be in your area this coming August. Also, we are pleased to announce that we will be doing another split with sister band, Giant Squid, to be released on Translation Loss Records in Summer 2010. More news on that later.
The booking of our US tour is coming along nicely. We are particularly excited to be playing in some areas we have never played in before as well as returning to some cities we have had fabulous shows at before, so its a good mix! We are also extremely anxcious to be playing an awesome local show at Bottom of the Hill with Helms Alee and Trcilops! at the end of this month. Check out show details here.
Grayceon has just joined the roster of Starbird Promotions, who will be booking our upcoming US tour and hopefully many more tours to come! We are super excited to have finally replaced the booker we lost about a year ago and we can't think of more capable hands to be in...
We are currently getting ready for our NW tour and preparing a new piece we hope to play for those shows. Also, we are happy to announce that the booking for a US tour with sister band, Giant Squid, is underway for the month of August! We will make another announcement once the dates are confirmed.
February turned into a much busier month than we had expected! There is a two page spread (with interview) in the February issue of Metal Maniacs, as well as a great review in the February issue of Terrorizer. Check out the press page to hear what they had to say about our new album. Also, Grayceon's own Jackie Perez Gratz made a guest appearance on several songs on Cattle Decapitation's new album 'The Harvest Floor' which was just released on Metal Blade Records. Looking forward, we are happy to announce that Grayceon will be playing some Northwest shows with good pals, Lesbian, this coming April. Check back in a bit for official show information.
HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! We're back and lining up some great shows for the early new year. We are also planning a jaunt up to the Northwest in April, so stay tuned. Grayceon's new album "This Grand Show" was named one of the best albums of 2008 by MetalReview.com! Check out the full list here as we are honored to be in such great company. For recent activity, check out our new show listings and for those of you who missed our two hour radio extravaganza, you can still listen to the podcast and hear us spin some of our 3-piece favorites like The Police, Rush, Cream, and Jimi Hendrix and the Experience.
Tune in to Pirate Cat Radio 87.9 FM (San Francisco, CA) on December 14th to hear Grayceon take over the air waves. We will be spinning some tunes from our favorite 3-piece bands from 3-5pm as well as some interview action. Why? Because trios rule! We plan on hibernating the remaining lot of December. Wishing you a happy holiday season- may you be with your loved ones and enjoy all the sweetness they bring to your life...
Yay for November! Our new album, "This Grand Show," is officially released this coming Tuesday, November 11th. Then we continue on to celebrate at our CD release show at Bottom of the Hill in San Francisco on Saturday, November 22nd. We have a lot of new reviews of the album and interviews with the band, so please check out our press page and hope to see you soon!
Check out our upcoming live interview with Vic Mendoza for Underground Radio, which airs Tuesday, October 13th at 8pm on three different internet radio stations: www.v-m-u.com, www.wflmradio.com, www.wirnonline.com. If you missed the original airing, you can still grab the podcast here. Also, new shows can be found on the shows page!
Jackie survived her late August swim from Alcatraz coming in 33rd in her age-group, at 61 minutes exactly. So, we guess that means that Grayceon keeps on keepin on! SAVE THE DATE for our upcoming CD release party at Bottom of the Hill, Saturday, November 22nd. This is the weekend *before* Thanksgiving, so mark your calendars! Details on the shows page.
"This Grand Show," will officially be released on November 11th! We have a great show with Intronaut and Mouth of the Architect next week. Details on the shows page.
The release date of our new album, "This Grand Show," has been delayed due to unforeseen circumstances. We will, however, have pre-release copies to sell from our web store and from Vendlus Records' web store as early as September 1st. We apologize for the delay- it will be well worth the wait, we promise!!! Please contact XO Publicity if you are press and have interest in receiving a promotional copy of the album. Check out our shows page for our upcoming August shows and we hope to see you soon!
We would like to announce that our new album, titled "This Grand Show," is officially completed and off to the printers! Expect an official release date soon. If you are press and would like to review the album, please check back in early June and we should have information here on how to get a promo copy. Lorraine Rath, our dear friend and amazing musician in her own right, is designing the CD package and painted the beautiful oil painting for the cover. Visit our music page to see the cover of the album! More news is forthcoming...
Our new album is almost finished! We hope to get promo copies off to press in about a month and a half. Also, we are pleased to announce that Zack has received a sponsorship from PoBoy Drums and will be getting a new custom kit from them sometime soon! In other news, we had an amazing mini-tour with Agalloch a couple of weeks ago. We also played with Russian Circles and Red Sparrowes. Russian Circles blew us away and we can't wait to play with them again! Thank you to all who came out to see us. Please check out our shows page for details on our upcoming show with Amber Asylum and Embers. See you soon!
Grayceon continues to mix new album. More soon...
We are going into the recording studio to record our new album from February 15-19th!!! This one is going to be epic as epic as they come, so get ready for its release in August 2008 (Vendlus)... we have some good shows coming up. Check them out on the shows page. See you soon.
Happy New Year to our friends, family, and supporters!!!
We are pleased to announce that our 7" split with Giant Squid has finally been released on The End Records in a limited edition of colored vinyl. Please see details below.
Grayceon is also honored to have been nominated for Sonic Frontier's Best Underground Album of 2007. Thank you to all who took time out to vote for our album. When the polls closed our album came in second, behind Ulver's 'Shadow's Of The Sun.' Other nominees were Neurosis, Pelican, Wolves In The Throne Room, The Ocean, Jesu, and others. Click on the link below to see the polls.
Looking toward the future... Grayceon will be recording and mixing our new album in February/March, which is scheduled to be released by Vendlus Records in August 2008. We are so excited about bringing the new material to you, so check out any of our upcoming shows and we promise to debut some of the new songs. Let's hope that the new year brings us some new adventures and opportunities for all of us!