Tera Melos on Tour w/ Minus The Bear 

Tera Melos have announced support on select tour dates on Minus The Bear’s Farewell Tour.

all dates with Minus The Bear
NOV 27 Tampa, FL @ The Ritz Ybor
NOV 29 New Orleans, LA @ House Of Blues – New Orleans
NOV 30 Dallas, TX @ Granada Theater
DEC 01 Austin, TX @ Emo’s Austin
DEC 03 Albuquerque, NM @ El Rey Theatre
DEC 04 Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre
DEC 05 Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex - Grand Room
DEC 07 Tempe, AZ @ The Marquee
DEC 08 Pomona, CA @ The Glass House
DEC 09 Los Angeles, CA @ Fonda Theatre
DEC 11 San Francisco, CA @ The Regency Ballroom
DEC 12 Sacramento, CA @ Ace Of Spades
DEC 13 Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre
DEC 14 Seattle, WA @ The Showbox SOLD OUT
DEC 15 Seattle, WA @ The Showbox

more info at minusthebear.com / teramelos.net

John Clardy of Tera Melos // Modern Drummer 


Full article via Modern Drummer

The modern-prog wizards Tera Melos released their fourth full-length record, Trash Generator, this past August. The recording process brought the trio to Singing Serpent studios in San Diego, California, and marked the first time that the group’s madman drummer, John Clardy, was present for the entirety of the tracking period since joining them in 2008. Dense grooves, wild accent patterns, and rapid time changes abound throughout the album as the group furthers its signature experimental sound. Here we analyze key moments on Trash Generator and gain insight into some of the tracks from Clardy himself.

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Tera Melos – Warpless Run // 18 Top Tracks by EarthQuaker Artists 



Tera Melos - “Warpless Run”

Inspired by the current Super Mario Bros. speed-run champion, this song about skipping worlds in a video game race to the finish provides plenty of IRL food for thought. And I’d like to take this opportunity to publicly state that Nick Reinhart’s solo on this song is now my favorite of all time. Check out Nick’s clinic from this year’s EarthQuaker Day to learn more about his effects philsophy.

Full article by Aaron Rogers via EarthQuaker Devices


Suffice to say that after 10 years as a band and the release of their 7thstudio album, Trash Generator, Tera Melos is simply at their prime. The band is a three-piece melting pot of post-hardcore and punk consisting of Nick Reinhart (Guitar, Vocals), Nathan Latona (Bass Guitar) and John Clardy (Drums).

After seeing the Sacramento-based live as it supported Chon in June, the band seemed to be really excited about the new music they were about to release, with Reinhart posting multiple videos of guitar parts that would be featured on this album. Surely it lived up to the hype the way they were promoting it.

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UK Dates
MAR 15 Brighton, UK @ Green Door Store
MAR 16 London, UK @ Oslo
MAR 17 Guildford, UK @ Boileroom
MAR 18 Ramsgate, UK @ Music Hall
MAR 20 Nottingham, UK @ Rough Trade
MAR 21 Bristol, UK @ The Fleece
MAR 22 Cardiff, UK @ Clwb Ifor Bach
MAR 23 Leicester, UK @ Firebug
MAR 24 Leeds, UK @ Brudenell
MAR 25 Huddersfield, UK @ The Parish
MAR 26 Glasgow, UK @ Hug & Pint
MAR 27 Newcastle, UK @ Cluny
MAR 28 Darwen, UK @ Sunbird Records

EU Dates
MAR 31 Haarlem, NL @ Patronaat :: Complexity Festival
APR 2 Brussels, BE @ Atelier
APR 3 Luxembourg, LU @ Rotondes
APR 4 Paris, FR @ Espace B
APR 5 Nyon, CH @ La Parenthèse
APR 6 Yverdon-les-Bains, CH @ L’Amalgame, association G.A.M.E
APR 7 Luzern, CH @ Sedel
APR 8 München, DE @ Sunny Red
APR 9 Prague, CZ @ Underdogs
APR 10 Berlin, DE @ Musik & Frieden
APR 11 Hamburg, DE @ Astra Stube
APR 12 Osnabrück, DE @ Popsalo Festival
APR 13 Saabrücken, DE @ Mauerpfeiffer
APR 14 Wiesbaden, DE @ Krea