Swollen Members Revisit Their Early Days In New Video For Almost Famous

Vancouver based Swollen Members continue to roll out new material from their new album “Beautiful Death Machine”, and have released their video for the track “Almost Famous” online

“Beautiful Death Machine” lands in stores on March 19th via Suburban Noize/Battle Axe Records and is available for pre-order.

“Our concept for ‘Almost Famous’ was really quite simple yet very effective. We shot at my favorite local neighborhood pub with each of us playing a role in the restaurant. We show the early days when we were struggling to solidify our music career while still grinding through a 9-5,” said Prevail. “I’m really proud of the concept and the final product looks like a short film.”

To create their latest opus, “Beautiful Death Machine”, Swollen Members regrouped with a revitalized energy and a vision to record an album that strengthens the group’s musical legacy. Armed with their signature brand of dark, sinister, spellbinding hip-hop, Swollen Members emerged with an album that is aggressive, confident and commands listeners attention with its in-your-face attitude.

Swollen Members will embark on a headlining tour across Canada in March and are set to perform at this year’s Paid Dues Independent Hip-Hop Festival 2013 on March 30, 2013 at the NOS Events Center in San Bernardino, CA. The Vancouver based trio joins an already stellar line-up that includes headliners Black Hippy, Macklemore, along with Talib Kweli, Tech N9ne, Scarface, Immortal Technique, Hopsin, Joey Badass, Vinnie Paz & Ill Bill, and many others.

Madchild from Swollen Members will be touring this summer in support of his solo album on the Vans Warped Tour along with Goldfinger, Forever the Sickest Kids, Big Chocolate, The Black Dahlia Murder, Mac Lethal, and MC Lars.


MAR 15 – Surrey, BC – Olympia Pizza

MAR 19 – Cranbrook, BC – Eagles Hall

MAR 20 – Kamloops, BC – Cactus Jacks Nightclub

MAR 21 – Nanaimo, BC – Spice Lounge

MAR 22 – Victoria, BC – Club 9one9

MAR 23 – Maple Ridge, BC – Haney Public House

MAR 24 – Kelowna, BC – Sapphire Nightclub

MAR 26 – Lethbridge, AB – Studio 54

MAR 27 – Edmonton, AB – Union Hall

MAR 28 – Grande Prairie, AB – Madhatters Liquid Lounge

MAR 29 – Calgary, AB – Dickens Pub

MAR 30 – San Bernardino, CA – The NOS EVents Centre (PAID DUES 2013)

APR 01 – Red Deer, AB – Lotus Nightclub

APR 03 – Regina, SK – The Owl Bar (University of Regina Campus)

APR 04 – Saskatoon, SK – The Odeon Events Centre

APR 05 – Brandon, MB – The 40

APR 06 – Winnipeg, MB – Pyramid Cabaret

APR 10 – Sudbury, ON – The Town House Tavern

APR 11 – Hamilton, ON – Club Absinthe

APR 12 – Toronto, ON – Rockpile Nightclub

APR 13 – Guelph, ON – The Ward Skate Park

APR 14 – Peterborough, ON – Club 172

APR 15 – Oshawa, ON – Marquee Nightclub

APR 16 – Ottawa, ON – Ritual Nightclub

APR 17 – Whistler, BC – Moe Joe’s Nightclub (Labatts Free Ride Series)

APR 18 – Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom

APR 19 – Alberni, BC – Someass Hotel

APR 20 – Whistler, BC – World Ski & Snowboard Festival