Relapse Records is proud to announce the signing of French grindcore activists Blockheads. Formed 20 years ago, the band (Xav - vocals, Fred - guitar/vocals, Nico - drums/vocals & Eric - bass/vocals) have unleashed four full-lengths in addition to numerous splits, compilations and DVDs. Early 2013 will see the release of their long awaited fifth LP and first full-length in over six years via Relapse!
The band commented on the signing: “Before being a band, we are first music lovers and the fact that we are fans of so many bands/records that Relapse released in the past makes us so happy and honoured to join the roster. We're motivated more than ever and can't wait for the release of our next album to get in the van and grind on stage”
Additionally, the band has been confirmed for Europe’s premiere grindcore festival
Obscene Extreme in the Czech Republic and will be appearing at numerous other festivals. A complete listing of confirmed dates is
July 7 Trutnov, CZ Obscene Extreme
Aug 18 Theix, France Motocultor Festival
Sept. 8 Orleans, France Infrared
Sep. 9 Sylak, France Sylak Open Air Fest