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“Requiem For A Remix” In Stores 8/5/16

The new Heathen Apostles remix album Requiem For A Remix will be in stores worldwide on August 5th. It is on Ratchet Blade Records and is distributed by Nail Distribution and will feature different cover art than the “DJ Only” version available now online (you can preview and order that version HERE). New photos were take for the release by Holly West, one of them is posted below.

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“Requiem For A Remix” Release Weekend A Wrap

The release weekend for the new Heathen Apostles remix album Requiem For A Remix went insanely well as was hoped. Thursday saw the release of the Requiem promo video (watch it HERE), Friday evening included an appearance on 88.9 KXLU’s Stella Stray Pop show followed by a visit to DJ Meikee Magnetic at The Happy Haus night. The weekend capped off with the Heathens playing Bar Sinister in Hollywood, thanks to all that tuned in, rocked out and have been supporting the Heathen Apostles throughout the years. You can preview and purchase Requiem For A Remix HERE.

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Heathen Apostles at Bar Sinister by Kim Arbolante

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Chopper Franklin Featured In New Coffee Table Book

Chopper is featured in the new juicing book by Jyrki 69 (the book is in Finnish!), here’s the original post on the 69 Cats website:

Jyrki 69 on his new coffee table book, available December 18th worldwide:

“HERE IT IS! THE STORY OF THE 69 CATS AND HOW I LEARNED TO SURVIVE IN THE NIGHT WITH CHOPPER & DANNY – by starting to make veggie juices! This is the coolest coffee table book you’ll need this year – features cool photos of The 69 Cats as well as their favorite juicing recipes. Photography by Ville Juurikkala. Order it a signed copy from the link below!”
“Here we come baby and you’d better run
We’re the green fuz”,
Jyrki

You can order a signed copy of the book by clicking HERE.

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“Fire to the Fuse” Streaming In It’s Entirety

The new Heathen Apostles album Fire to the Fuse is streaming from now until it’s release on Halloween on Ratchet Blade Records, check it out and if you dig it order the presale and have it before anyone else! Click HERE to listen.

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“Fire To The Fuse” Cover Art Revealed

The cover art to the upcoming Heathen Apostles album Fire To The Fuse has been released, it was shot by David Moore at Wonderland Studios OC. Fire To The Fuse was produced by Chopper Franklin and will be out Halloween day on Ratchet Blade Records. It will also stream in it’s entirety here on HeathenApostles.com starting on Monday October 26th until it’s release day!

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New Vince Ray T Shirt Design Is In

The brand new Vince Ray Heathen Apostles T Shirt is available now, get this great design of a snake-haired Mather surrounded by the skull-headed band before they run out! You also get a free download, check it out HERE.

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Cover Shoot For “Fire To The Fuse” Album Wrapped

The cover shoot for the upcoming Heathen Apostles album Fire To The Fuse has wrapped, it was shot by David Moore at Wonderland Studios OC. Fire To The Fuse will be released on Halloween by Ratchet Blade Records. Here are some bts photos by makeup artist Ashley Gannon.

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Heathen Apostles Duo – Video Page

Mather and Chopper will be playing some special shows as a duo this Fall, they shot some videos to help promote them. Check them out HERE and if you are interested in booking them email them at info@heathenapostles.com.

Heathen Apostles Duo – Without A Trace from Heathen Apostles on Vimeo.


New Vince Ray T Shirt Design

World famous graphic artist Vince Ray has finished this insane design for the Heathen Apostles, T shirts, posters and stickers will be going into production soon! You can see more of his great work HERE.

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Fool’s Gold Video BTS Shots

Here are some behind-the-scenes photos from the Heathen Apostles video for the upcoming single Fool’s Gold (both the single and video are due 6/16/15 on Ratchet Blade Records), they were shot by the video’s director of photography Larry Drayton. Chopper is back from Europe (where he was touring with the 69 Cats) so post production and editing has begun. 

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“Fool’s Gold” Video Continues Shooting

The Heathen Apostles continued shooting the music video for the upcoming Fool’s Gold single this past weekend at South Bay Customs in El Segundo, Ca. The live performance footage has been completed, special thanks goes out to Michael and Robbin at SBC, Daniel DeLeon (of Resurex) for shooting the footage and to our brother Timbo Gruse (of Speedbuggy) for manning the mandolin. Shooting continues this weekend on location in Highland Park with Lawrence Drayton behind the camera. Below are some stills from this weekend’s shoot.

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Heathen Apostles Performing on 88.9 KXLU 2/20/15

To celebrate and promote their new single and video Death’s Head, the Heathen Apostles will be performing live on KXLU 88.9 this Friday night (Feb. 20th) at 11pm PST on Stella Kxlu‘s Stray Pop show. For those outside the Los Angeles area it will also be steaming live at the KXLU website: http://www.kxlu.com/ by clicking the Listen Now! button during the show. You can also call in and talk to the band at 310-338-5958.

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“Death’s Head” Cover Art Revealed

Ratchet Blade Records has released the cover art to the upcoming Death’s Head single, out digitally this Friday the 13th on iTunes, Amazon.mp3 etc. The video will debut then too, it was wonderfully shot by Lawrence Drayton, amazing makeup by Alexia Petre, awesome snakes provided by Peggy Rivera.

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Editing Has Begun on “Death’s Head” Video

The Heathen Apostles have begun editing the music video for the upcoming Death’s Head video. Here’s a peak at the process, the single and video will be released on Friday the 13th of February on Ratchet Blade Records.

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Upcoming Heathen Apostles Events

The Heathen Apostles have some upcoming shows and events this Spring, be sure and make it down and check out the new songs set for release this year:

  • 01/24/15 Los Angeles, CA at Cafe NELA
  • 02/13/15 Worldwide Release of “Death’s Head” single
  • 02/20/15 KXLU 88.9 (Los Angeles) Appearance at 11pm
  • 03/28/15 Hollywood, CA at Bar Sinister (at Boardner’s)
  • 04/11/15 Perris, CA at Hippy Killer Hoedown at Farmer’s Fairgrounds
  • 04/18/15 El Segundo, Ca. at SBC Live

photos by Lawrence Drayton

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Shoot For “Death’s Head’ Teaser Video Wrapped

Happy New Year all, the band has just wrapped shooting for the teaser video for the next single Death’s Head, scheduled for release Friday the 13th of February. The 30 second short will now be edited and released in the next week or so, and the full length music video shoot, rescheduled due to flash flooding in the Southern California area, will commence shooting this weekend in Lancaster, California. Below is a still of Mather from the shoot.

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The Heathen Halloween is a Wrap!

The Heathen Apostles Halloween shows went insanely well, thanks to the Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor, Harvard & Stone w/ DJ Short Shorts, Jonny Coffin & Mosh and John at St. Felix and Dave at Cafe NELA. The band will be taking time off to record their new single Death’s Head, and they’ll be shooting a video for it’s release. Check back for further details.

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Announcing the Winner of the First Bundle Giveaway

And the winner of our first Heathen giveaway is….ALTA DEKOVEN!  Thanks to all who entered, and don’t be discouraged if you didn’t win this time- there will definitely be more giveaways to come as our new merch rolls out!

To be eligible to win you need to like our Facebook page and we’ll announce the next giveaway, click HERE to visit the page.

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Final Editing on ‘Before You Go’ Video

Billy Clift has begun final editing on the Heathen Apostles’ video for their ballad Before You Go. It will be the first video from their latest release, the Without A Trace EP. Click HERE to preview it. Here are some production shots Billy has sent over.

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Heathen Apostles Limited Edition Bundle Available

You can now get the Heathen Apostles Bundle which includes a brand-new, autographed Heathen Apostles CD Boot Hill Hymnal.  You will also receive a snazzy download card of their new 2014 3-song EP Without A Trace. Also included is this classic Heathen Apostles Pin & Velvet Logo Bag, these are brand new so you’ll be among the first to have one!  Click HERE for more info.

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“Before You Go” Video Shoot Wrapped

The band has wrapped the Before You Go video shoot with director Billy Clift, here is a still from the set, expect more shots and a release date soon.

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Video Shoot For “Before You Go” In Pre-Production

The Heathen Apostles are in pre-production for Before You Go, the debut video from the Without A Trace EP. Directing the video will be Billy Clift, who has previously worked with the band on a promo video for their previous release, 2013’s Boot Hill Hymal. You can see more of Billy’s work HERE. The video should be ready for a Summer debut.
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Obscure Lounge April 9th Show Cancelled

For reasons beyond the band’s control the April 9th show at the Obscure Lounge has been cancelled. The next show is the Hippy Killer Hoedown in Winchester, Ca. on Saturday April 12th. An announcement about the festival will come shortly.

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Heathen Apostles Appearance on KXLU Streaming Now

In case you missed the Ash Wednesday appearance of the Heathen Apostles on 88.9 KXLU you can now listen to it in it’s entirety. They play a short set then talk to hosts Robert Douglas and Hilary Russel about the formation of the band, their first album Boot Hill Hymnal and the recording of the new Without A Trace EP. Click HERE to listen, it will begin playing automatically.

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