Red Fang Release ‘Tetris’-Inspired ‘Fangtris’ Game, Streaming ‘Only Ghosts’ Album
Oregon feel-good rockers Red Fang have been kicking up a fair amount of dust surrounding the release of Only Ghosts, their fourth studio effort. The album will hit shelves and webstores tomorrow (Oct. 14) and the band is now streaming the full platter (player below) and have an online, Tetris-styled arcade game dubbed Fangtris to celebrate!
Fangtris can be played here, where the opening screen asks, “Can you help Red Fang stack their gear onstage before the gig starts?” With only one way to find out, the next screen brings up the actual 16-bit game. Pieces of gear (amps, pedals and more) begin to plummet from the top and the arrow keys can be used to accelerate the descent and alter the angles, exactly like the classic Tetris.
At Loudwire, we built anticipation for Only Ghosts with the exclusive premiere of “No Air,” the fourth cut off this down ‘n’ dirty, groove-friendly record. Drummer John Sherman stated, “‘No Air’ is (currently) my favorite song from Only Ghosts to play live. It’s got some weird timing and some heavy swing and both of things get me all sparked up.”
The rest of the album can be heard directly below as Red Fang delivered an even 10 new tracks and fans have an extra day to get acquainted with new jams like “Shadows,” “Flies” and more ahead of the band’s upcoming headlining trek. Red Fang will hit the road on Nov. 18 with support coming from Torche and Whores. See if the tour will stop by a city near you by heading to our 2016 Guide to Rock + Metal tours for a full list of dates.
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