Surprising fans with their new album “DO” during their live webcast on Twitch on July 24th, the kings of comedy rock PSYCHOSTICK are excited to comment on its #1 debut on Billboard’s Comedy Albums chart along with ranking at #14 for Hard Rock Album, #39 for Rock Album, #39 for Independent Albums and #9 for Heatseekers Albums for the week of August 11th.
“DOWN WITH PRE-ORDERS! The simplicity of the surprise release was refreshing. We make album. We enjoy making album. We put out album. Fans enjoy album. DONE. Now let’s order a pizza or something, studio sleep deprivation makes me hungry.”
PSYCHOSTICK ranked on the following Billboard Charts for the week of August 11th.
#1 Comedy Albums
#14 Hard Rock Album Sales
#39 Rock Album Sales
#39 Independent Albums
#9 Heatseekers Albums
#6 Heatseekers East North Central
#6 Heatseekers West North Central
#7 Heatseekers Mountain
It only took four years for “DO” to surprise fans and follow PSYCHOSTICK’s extremely fan loved “IV: Revenge of The Vengeance”. And it wasn’t because they were lazy… NO! But because these geniuses of blending comedy, metal, heavy rock and the occasional spoof cover have been super busy releasing viral videos and touring the world.
“DO” may have passed by fans quickly, but it’s sure to impress and continue PSYCHOSTICK’s reign as one of the funniest band’s to listen and laugh to. The album features over an hour of variety of laugh track headbanging tunes including singles “Adulting”, because who really wants to grow up and “From The Heart”, a ballad for those you really dislike.
The band comments:
“Whelp, here it is! “Do.” This whole “surprise, nerd! New album!” experiment was extremely fun, and we’re beyond appreciative of your patience and understanding. We agree with you – four years is way too long. We hope to fix that despite what Murph says!
“Do” is our first 100% independent, label-free release since 2003! Our production process is still completely internal, but this time all profits go straight to Psychostick. This is extremely huge for us and we can’t thank you enough.
2018 marked the fifteenth anniversary of our first album, and we’re beyond excited that we’re still kickin’, making globs upon globs of comedy metal. We aim to do this until they kick us out of the old folks’ home or off of Mars. That’s right. We’re goin’ to Mars, damnit.”
The Very Serious Business Tour w/ Urizen:
Aug 8 – The Kingsland – Brooklyn, NY
Aug 9 – Montage Music Hall – Rochester, NY
Aug 10 – The Outpost Concert Club – Kent, OH
Aug 12 – The Forge – Joliet, IL
Summer of Screams Tour w/ Mushroomhead:
Aug 17 – Emerson Theater – Indianapolis, IN
Aug 18 – Rex Theater – Pittsburgh, PA
Aug 19 – Rockpile West – Toronto, ON
Aug 21 – The Bungalow – Manchester, NH
Aug 22 – The Chance Theater – Poughkeepsie, NY
Aug 23 – Shaka’s Live – Virginia Beach, VA
Aug 24 – Ground Zero – Spartanburg, SC
Aug 25 – SideTracks – Huntsville, AL
Aug 26 – Southport Music Hall – New Orleans, LA
Aug 28 – Houston Underground – Houston, TX
Aug 29 – Come and Take It Live – Austin, TX
Aug 30 – Ethos Live – Laredo, TX
Aug 31 – The Rail Club – Fort Worth, TX
Joshua “The J” Key – Guitars, Cupcakeist
Robert “Rawrb” Kersey – Vocals, Derptroller
Alex “Shitbag” Dontre – Drums, pelican
Matty J “Moose” – Bass, antlers, merch-monger
Patrick “Murph” Murphy – Videographist, pork specialist
Harnessing their crazy sense of humor and love of all things metal, vocalist Rob “Rawrb” Kersey and guitarist Josh “The J” Key joined forces with drummer Alex “Shmalex” Dontre and bassist Matty J “Moose” to create Pyschostick, and a style of music they’ve coined as ‘humorcore’. With hilarious lyrics, heavy riffs, notorious stage antics and high-energy performances, the band has caused millions of laughs around the world and hundreds of mosh pits across the US of A, often simultaneously, since its birth in Phoenix, AZ in 2000.
Now residing in Chicago, IL, the almost 100 percent do-it-yourself laugh factory Psychostick have released five full-length albums–‘We Couldn’t Think of a Title’ (2006), ‘Sandwich’ (2009), ‘Space Vampires VS Zombie Dinosaurs in 3D’ (2011) and ‘IV: Revenge of the Vengeance’ (2014), ‘DO’ (2018) —and two EPs—their holiday album, ‘The Flesh Eating Rollerskate Holiday Joyride’ (2007), and ‘The Digital Appetizer’. With their signature sound (Chimaira, Machine Head and Hatebreed sexing Tenacious D and Weird Al Yankovic), Psychostick are crazy to share with fans many more comedy sing-a-longs on the road and more!