Gothic Americana Music


“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 starting on Monday October 26th until it’s release day!

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New “Evil Spirits” EP Out Now

The 4 song EP Evil Spirits is out today on Ratchet Blade Records, it was tracked with Jyrki 69 of 69 Eyes and 69 Cats reknown, check it out HERE and help support our recordings and videos. The band will be getting back to shooting the Fist City video with Harmony Gerber as director of photography and finishing the new album for its Halloween release.

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“Evil Spirits” EP Streaming Now

Songs from the upcoming Evil Spirits EP, out August 25th on Ratchet Blade Records, are streaming in full from now until the day of  the release. Mather Louth (Radio Noir), Chopper Franklin (The Cramps) and Luis Mascaro team with the 69 Eyes vocalist Jyrki 69 for 4 dark roots tunes that combine gothic imagery and acoustic roots music featuring violin, banjo and mandolin.

Heathen Apostles & Jyrki 69 Promo Teaser

Here’s the promo teaser for the upcoming Heathen Apostles & Jyrki 69 EP Evil Spirits, the song used is After I’m Gone, it was produced by Chopper Franklin and will be out August 25th on Ratchet Blade Records.

Preview Player For The “Evil Spirits” EP

The preview player for the upcoming Heathen Apostles & Jyrki 69 EP Evil Spirits is up, preview it below or click HERE for the permanent link.

“Evil Spirits” EP Cover Art Revealed

The Heathen Apostles have teamed up with the Helsinki vampire himself of 69 Eyes and 69 Cats fame, Jyrki 69 to release a special 4-track EP Evil Spirits on Ratchet Blade Records. The EP features two duets with lead Heathen vocalist Mather Louth, as well as two other killer tracks with Jyrki and Mather each taking the lead vocals. The EP will be available on August 28th, and those of you that will be at the 69 Cats shows in Finland can snag an early copy! Cover tintype by the amazing Allan Barnes.

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New Heathen Apostles EP w/ Jyrki 69!

A new Heathen Apostles 4 song EP will be released Tuesday August 25th and it will feature Jyki 69 on guest vocals. Jyrki is Chopper’s bandmate in the 69 Cats and is the long time lead vocalist for the Finnish goth n roll band the 69 Eyes. Jyrki will sing two duets with Mather, and each will sing lead with the other singing backups on the other two songs. Ratchet Blade Records will release the  EP on CD and digitally, check back for more info.

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Chopper and Jyrki in Austin, Texas

“Fool’s Gold” Video & Single Are Live!

The music video for the new Heathen Apostles’ single Fool’s Gold is live, check it out, comment and share, and you can get the single at iTunes HERE, Amazon.mp3 HERE or Bandcamp HERE.

New “Fool’s Gold” Single Cover Art Revealed

The cover art for the upcoming Heathen Apostles single Fool’s Gold has been revealed by Ratchet Blade Records, it features a photo by Lawrence Drayton, the single and accompanying video will be released Tuesday June 16th, check back for more details.

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“Fool’s Gold” Video Shoot Is A Wrap

The Heathen Apostles have wrapped the shoot for the video for the upcoming Fool’s Gold single (both single and video due June 26th on Ratchet Blade Records). A special thanks goes out to all that helped out on this project, Lawrence Drayton, Michael & Robbin at South Bay Customs, Nathan & Nicole of Paper Moon Vintage, Timbo Gruse (Speedbuggy), Brad Hayman (Switchblade 3), Daniel DeLeon (Resurex) and Alexia Petre. Set photo by Lawrence Drayton, look out for more behind-the-scenes shots and clips.

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“Fool’s Gold” Promo Teaser Video Premiere

The teaser video for the upcoming Fool’s Gold single (on Ratchet Blade Records) has debuted, the 1930’s Depression era-themed shoot was shot and directed the band and is a precursor to the full length video that will accompany the single’s release. Share and comment on it and check back for more release details on Fool’s Gold.

Heathen Apostles’ “Death’s Head” Single and Video Are Live

The new Heathen Apostles Death’s Head music video is live, it was directed by the band and Lawrence Drayton, check it out and help support the band by clicking HERE to preview and buy the song on iTunes and HERE to get it on Amazon::

“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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The “Without A Trace” EP Is Streaming Now

The Without A Trace EP  will be previewing it in it’s entirety on March 3rd & 4th until it’s release on March 5th, when it can be purchased at iTunes, Amazon.mp3 etc. There will also be download cards available for purchase, makes a great gift! Click HERE to listen.


‘Without A Trace’ EP Cover Art Revealed

The cover art for the new Heathen Apostles 3 song Without A Trace EP  has been released, it features a photo of the band by Dina Douglass and a layout by Mather Louth. The EP will be available on March 5th (Ash Wednesday) for digital download as well as via a Limited Edition download card, only available in the Heathen Apostles webstore and at their live shows.



Heathen Apostles Tracking New EP

The band has begun tracking their next record, an 3 song EP due February 2014 on Ratchet Blade Records. This will be the follow up to 2013’s Boot Hill Hymnal, check back for more info on this and other upcoming releases.

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It’s Friday the 13th, “Boot Hill Hymnal” Is Out Today!

The debut Heathen Apostles cd “Boot Hill Hymnal” is out today, available online in the website store HERE, at any  show, and at Amoeba Hollywood. The official street date is November 12th but you can get your copy starting today! It’s $2 off for a limited time…


“Boot Hill Hymnal” Cds Are Here!

The Boot Hill Hymnal CDs have arrived at Ratchet Blade Records and they look great! The Pre-Sale offer ends Monday September 9th, at $7.99 you’ll get $4 off the retail price and have your CD autographed by the band! They ship on the 10th so you’ll also get your copy days before everyone else. Click HERE for more info.
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Heathen Apostles “Boot Hill Hymnal’ Pre-Sale

The Boot Hill Hymnal pre-sale launches today, order now and get an autographed cd for $4 off the SRP and early shipping! For more info click HERE.


“Boot Hill Hymnal” Now On iTunes, Amazon.mp3

You can now get a digital copy of Boot Hill Hymnal from iTunes and Amazon.mp3, click the links below to preview and download your copy today. The cd will be available here on Friday the 13th of September.


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New Album “Boot Hill Hymnal” Out Friday the 13th of September

It’s just been announced the new Heathen Apostles album Boot Hill Hymnal will be available online on Friday the 13th of September, here’s the post from the Ratchet Blade Records website:

The new Heathen Apostles album Boot Hill Hymnal will be out in stores worldwide through Nail/Allegro distribution on November 12th but it will be available online here and at on Friday the 13th of September. You can preview it HERE, and below is the cover and track listing:


1. Red Brick Dust
2. Dark Was The Night
3. Forget-Me-Not
4. Never Forever
5. The Reckoning
6. The Dark Pines
7. It All Came Down
8. Murderer of Souls
9. Darkness of Dawn
10. Lonesome Whistle