Minor Mendings music video | Guest Directors

I have been remiss in supporting my musical family. Please excuse. Part of my musical family and a huge guitar mentor to me has been Gary Thorstensen, whom as you may know was one of the guitar players in the band TAD. Guest Directors website, is the current musical project that Gary is a part…

Read More

New record label: INCINERATION CEREMONY RECORDINGS Launched

New record label: INCINERATION CEREMONY RECORDINGS Launched New record label: INCINERATION CEREMONY RECORDINGS Launched We are officially launching the new cassette and digital download record label today on Friday the 13th of April 2018.  Incineration Ceremony Recordings is the brainchild of Thomas Andrew Doyle who takes it’s name from the first solo release by said…

Read More

New unreleased TAD vinyl to be released on Record Store Day

New unreleased TAD vinyl to be released on Record Store Day New unreleased TAD 12 inch vinyl to be released as a Record Store Day Exclusive on 4/21/2018.  Some twenty years after the demise of Seattle grunge-metal forefathers, TAD “Quick and Dirty” will be released on vinyl only on MVD Entertainment and Tad Doyle’s new cassette/digital only…

Read More

BROTHERS SHOW PREVIEW

BROTHERS SHOW PREVIEW Following up their devastating set in early August at the Dead Baby Downhill 20 After-party in Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood The Brothers of the Sonic Cloth have heralded the addition of multi instrumentalist Andrew McInnis to add atmospheric glaciers of resonance and texture.  The Brothers are announcing what is to be their last show of the…

Read More

SUB POP TO RELEASE TAD CLASSICS ‘GOD’S BALLS,’ ‘SALT LICK,’ AND ‘8-WAY SANTA’ DELUXE EDITIONS (FINALLY) ON NOVEMBER 4TH

SUB POP TO RELEASE TAD CLASSICS ‘GOD’S BALLS,’ ‘SALT LICK,’ AND ‘8-WAY SANTA’ DELUXE EDITIONS (FINALLY) ON NOVEMBER 4TH Yes, you read it right. We finally got our collective shit together and the long-unavailable, classic discography of beloved and iconic Seattle band, TAD – God’s Balls (1989), Salt Lick (1990), 8-Way Santa (1991), and assorted singles from the band’s 1988-1992 run…

Read More

Guest Directors debut

What?……. We almost forgot! The debut recording for Guest Directors “These Beautiful Things (EP)” is finished.  We had a lot of fun capturing the energy and musicianship of this band. People who are familiar with Gary Thorstensen‘s guitar work will want to give this a listen. Recorded and mixed right here at Witch Ape Studio by Tad…

Read More

Thank you from the band TAD

Over the years, the band TAD was helped out by a ton of people. More than we can list. So, we just wanted to say thanks to everyone who cared enough to take us in to their homes and let us sleep on their floors and beds. To those who fed us and gave us…

Read More