Sunday, August 3, 2014

sick time record sale

RECORD SALE-
From today until Friday I will be having a record sale on my bandcamp page.  All physical releases will be %25 off if you use the codeword "bugs".  I just added a bunch of titles previously unavailable online.  So check it out.  This will go on until this Friday the 7th.
CLICK THIS LINK:
http://samuellockeward.bandcamp.com/merch

NEW SHOW ANNOUNCEMENT:

Two sweet shows coming up.  Garbage boys will be opening both of these shows in Iowa City.
Thur Aug 28th at The Mill w/ Bob Log III
Sat Sept 27th at Gabes w/ il sogno del mariano (feat Mike Watt)


APPENDECTOMY-
On thur afternoon at abouth 1pm my stomach began hurting while I was at work.  I finished my shift thinking I would just tough it out and assuming it must just be something I ate but by 5pm that evening I was in bed with terrible abdominal pain.  I went to the emergency room at about 7:30pm and by 1am I was in surgery having my appendex removed.  I was released at 10am the next morning and I have been sitting at home since just watching movies and trying not to move too much.
I am fine and I am eager to return to my daily life yet also trying to take care of myself to insure that I heal correctly.  So Iif you mail order from me this week I will try my best to send out some extra cool packages.

All the best,
SLW

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

New double CD: MORE SONGS!


Out now new double CD "More Songs".  Features 10 covers with Grace Locke Ward on vocals, 10 speeches, 10 instrumentals, and 15 more new songs.  An instant classic!  Click below and check it out on bandcamp right now.  Free streaming, name your price download or CD-R mailed to your doorstep.

http://samuellockeward.bandcamp.com/album/more-songs




OUT SOON: BEST OF THE LAME YEARS ON LP.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

3 new records. ++new shows. how is it June already?

Wow.  it's been a minute since I updated this site.  Been working on a lot of stuff so I'm gonna get right to it.
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New live Garbage Boys album:  HOT GARBAGE.  pretty great document of a pretty great version of the Garbage Boys.  available now for streaming and name your price downloads.   


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New COP BAR record: Tropical Beasts.  recorded in 2012 with the 3 piece line up and featuring a guest intro by Neil Hamburger, as well as live versions of some of the tracks from the abandoned "thrash" record.  Made available now for free streaming and name your price download.

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  .               New album: TOO DEAD TO DIE by Admiral Cadaver & The New Pricks
I got on a Danzig kick and decided To make a whole record of FAKE Misfits songs.  I played all of the Instruments.  my favorite song from recent efforts is on here, it's called  "The Carnival Hypnotist".  It's a shit kicker.
                          http://samuellockeward.bandcamp.com/album/too-dead-to-die

 
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New show Sat June 21st at Gabe's In Iowa City.  july 11th in Cedar Falls details forthcoming.

I WILL HAVE BEST OF THE LAME YEARS AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER SOON.

It will be available on LP with a CD-R and a digital download code.  I thought on it a lot and the playlist is pretty great representation of the project. I am stoked for everyone to hear it.  
 check this space soon for info.  

the docket is full long live the docket.

love.
slw 

Sunday, February 2, 2014

New album: Girls Dancing Through Feathered Fields

New album out as of Feb 1st 2014, "Girls Dancing Through Feathered Fields".  It is a one hour guitar orchestra written for 7 guitars all performed by me.  I advise listening to it in one sitting preferably while multi tasking by reading hard fantasy or doing your dishes or something.  As always, you can stream or download it here:
http://samuellockeward.bandcamp.com/album/girls-dancing-through-feathered-fields


Sunday, December 8, 2013

BACK FROM HEAVEN aaaaand The Lame Years is finished!

New album out now: BACK FROM HEAVEN.  This is the 12th and final volume of the 12 album series The Lame Years which was released monthly through 2013.  The final collection is a big rock album (FYI I nearly closed out with a folk record).  The opening track "Calling All Gods" lists as many 3 syllable Lovecraft Elder Gods as ones tongue can spew. You can stream or download the album here:

http://samuellockeward.bandcamp.com/album/back-from-heaven-the-lame-years-vol-12  



I am currently working on compiling a "Best Of The Lame Years" compilation album to be released early next year.  Let me know in the comments if there are any songs you feel strongly about including. 

Thanks for listening.  It's been a great year.  Next year will be even better.  Can't wait.
LOVE,
Sam

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

NAMEDROPPER

The new album is out now: NAMEDROPPER-The Lame Years Vol. 11!  It is available for streaming and download at my bandcamp page at this link here:

http://samuellockeward.bandcamp.com/album/namedropper-the-lame-years-vol-11

A different guitarist plays on every song (except the intro and outro). 
The guitarists are: Toby Goodshank, Ben Galey, Chuck Hoffman, Aaron Hefel, Dean Clean, Ryan Werner, Andy Koettel, R. Stevie Moore, Shane Hickey, Bob Bucko, Weird Paul Petroskey, Todd Bowser, Grace Locke Ward, Chris Ford, Dandrew Stevens, Kylie Buddin, Joe Jack Talcum, Bob Fay, Joel Sires, Bryn Lov, Brian Cox, Ed Gray, Little Fyodor, Brando Gassman, Jon Hansen, R. Bennett & Matt Rebelskey.

Thanks to everybody who played on this record!

Also thank YOU for all the support!  October saw the most traffic to the albums and website yet. 
See you next month for the stunning conclusion.
#12!

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

New Country Music Album!

Out Today: "Country & Western Funeral" by Samuel Locke Ward & The Band They Could Not Hang.  Featuring Ed Gray on lap steel, Joe Jack Talcum on harmonica, Ross Meyer on drum, Dale Nixon on bass & Phil Maul doing the sample wrangling. 17 new country & western songs.  Get it here:
http://samuellockeward.bandcamp.com/album/country-western-funeral-the-lame-years-vol-10