NewsJune 4, 2010 2:43 PM ET6,383 views

Relapse Records signs Cough

Official press release: Relapse Records is proud to announce the signing Richmond, VA's Cough. Cough formed in 2005 and has independently released an EP, The Kingdom, as well as a full-length album, Sigillum Luciferi, via Forcefield Records. The band has recently written the follow-up to Sigillum Luciferi and has been working on the album with producer Sanford Parker. The new full-length, titled Ritual Abuse, is expected to see a fall 2010 release date. Cough commented on the new album: "Ritual Abuse is the result of all the shit and suffering we put ourselves through to continue to write this music. Hopefully you all feel as miserable listening to it as we did creating it." More immediately, Cough are about to embark on brief East Coast tour alongside Elder. This tour kicks-off tonight in Richmond before working its way up the coast. A listing of confirmed Cough tour dates can be found below with more to be announced soon. Stay tuned to for forthcoming Cough information. Additional details will be made available via Cough's MySpace page. 6/4 Richmond, VA @ The Triple 6/5 Harrisonburg, VA @ Blue Nile 6/6 Washington, DC @ Velvet Lounge 6/7 Baltimore, MD @ Sidebar 6/8 Philadelphia, PA @ M Room 6/9 New York, NY @ Cake Shop 6/10 New Haven, CT @ Whitney House 6/11 Providence, RI @ AS220 w/ World Burns To Death 6/12 Allston, MA @ O'Briens


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xmusicislifex 6/4/2010 11:50:53 AM

first post what a shitty band name.....whats next sneeze?

arsonaut 6/4/2010 12:20:29 PM

fcking ELDER

Raisedbywolves 6/4/2010 12:28:40 PM

Cough RULE!

mitchfury 6/4/2010 12:33:32 PM

Relapse signs another no named band, their debt rises. Bankruptcy by the end of this year predicted.

mooska 6/4/2010 12:36:02 PM

Like that time they signed Dillinger? or Nile? or Pig Destroyer? Yeah, fck these no namers.

fukuimdrunk 6/4/2010 12:42:22 PM

this band is fckin t-ts, good for these guys.

Brett_ 6/4/2010 12:42:59 PM


godgrinder 6/4/2010 12:51:25 PM

Do record labels typically make a habit of signing bands everyone's already heard of? I'm confused.

yes_cuban_b 6/4/2010 1:16:15 PM

awesome band, congrats

Chris_Of_Tyrants 6/4/2010 1:17:03 PM

I'm naming my next band Shart.

hatredoftheliving 6/4/2010 3:10:40 PM

Are you kidding me? Relapse had Mastodon on their roster until they became megahuge. Nile? DEP? Cephalic? Black Tusk? Dying Fetus? Necrophagist? I don't think their roster is exactly costing them money.

loki 6/4/2010 3:45:17 PM

I'll be whooping Cough

Buttholes 6/4/2010 5:46:45 PM


Fur_Beach 6/4/2010 7:38:50 PM

I enjoy this band

mike_dexter 6/4/2010 8:23:29 PM

yesssssssss, great band

sgt_grumbles 6/4/2010 9:25:00 PM

Buttholes 6/4/2010 5:46:45 PM *Cough* --- came to post

xTURDx 6/4/2010 9:37:25 PM


fuckthisband 6/5/2010 2:31:16 AM

Will check out because of their description of their own album.

shiza 6/5/2010 5:53:44 PM

this band is boring as hell.

Robotic_Empire 6/5/2010 6:31:27 PM

congrats to dirty dawgz

4thgradecocktease 6/5/2010 9:07:20 PM

One of the more awful band names I've seen posted on here.

ShaolinLambKiller 6/5/2010 10:28:02 PM

Cough is good. I've always enjoyed

BalconyCollapse 6/6/2010 1:33:02 AM

relapse has become a major contributor to the economy of richmond over the years. cough is dope

xthexoncomingxstormx 6/6/2010 8:26:44 AM

im gonna start a new band called cold & flu and beg them to take us on tour with them

xmusicislifex 6/7/2010 11:16:04 AM

BalconyCollapse 6/6/2010 1:33:02 AM relapse has become a major contributor to the economy of richmond over the years. cough is dope <<if shitty Relapse is a "source of economy" for ANY city its time to know your a REDNECK when...

the_beard 6/8/2010 12:21:18 AM

Sick band, congrats to these dudes!

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