Dearborn, MI metallic hardcore group Hollow Earth (former members of Shai Hulud) have announced dates for a month long Fall tour this upcoming November supporting their incoming sophomore LP, Silent Graves, alongside peers Exalt, Run With The Hunted and KDC. Peep the tour poster above and the full details for the tour below. Continue reading
Post-punk/new wave outfit Publicist UK (Goes Cube, Revocation, etc) have announced that will begin recording their debut full length recording next month. The band will be recording the new effort at Wild Arctic Sounds in Dover, New Hampshire with Dean Baltulonis (Sick of It All, etc) and will be mastered by former Amphetamine Reptile in-house engineer Dave Gardner. A mid-2015 release through Relapse Records is expected.
The band’s demo tracks “Slow Dancing To This Bitter Earth” and “Never Gone To School” can be streamed after the break.
Publicist UK is: Zachary Lipez (Freshkills) on vocals, Dave Obuchowski (Goes Cube) on guitar, Dave Witte (Municipal Waste, etc) on drums and Brett Bamberger (Revocation, ex-East of the Wall) on bass.
Miami riff-heavy quartet Wrong (Caspule, etc) are currently streaming their first official recording, the Stop Giving EP, over on their Bandcamp page. As opposed to the erratic nature of their sister band, Capsule, Wrong focuses more on crafting straight-forward, heavy groove-based riffs. One could akin the sound of Stop Giving to the Amphetamine Reptile acts like Helmet and just old-school alternative metal/post-hardcore in general like Quicksand, etc. The EP is heavy and catchy and that is all that matters. Feel free to stream the EP after the break.
Portland doom/death rock outfit Atriarch have premiered a new track from their forthcoming album, An Unending Pathway, over at CVLT Nation. The new track, entitled “Allfather”, builds from haunting, Gothic-like beginnings to a tortured, doom-filled climax. The six minute hymn can be streamed over at CVLT Nation now and their previously released track, “Collapse”, can be streamed after the break.
An Unending Pathway will be released on October 27th via Relapse Records. Pre-orders can be placed at this location.
Atriarch will also be embarking on a West Coast tour in November in support of the new release. Those dates can be found below.
The gods of industrial metal Godflesh will release their new album A World Lit Only By Fire on October 7th and the band has teamed up with NPR to stream the album in full. That’s right! One of the most anticipated albums of the year is currently streaming and you can hear it right now! You can head over right now and give it a listen. You better fucking do it.
Mastodon have been teasing their new music video for a while now, but I don’t think anyone expected what they have done. The band teamed up with Adult Swim again and they have released the most ass-tastic metal video of the year. Possibly the most ass-tastic video of the year, with the competition being Nicki Minaj‘s “Anaconda.” Check out “The Motherload” after the jump. ALL DAT ASS! Continue reading
Funeral For A Friend have announced that they will be releasing their new album Chapter And Verse in January and have also released a stream of the first single from said album. The track “I’ve Got A Bad Case Of The Religions” was premiered on BBC Radio 1 last night and today an official stream was unveiled. The track is pretty great and I can safely say that I am excited to Chapter And Verse. Check out the track after the jump. Continue reading
Audio terrorists Full Of Hell will be hitting the road for two weeks later this November, supporting stoner doom fiends Weedeater alongside prog metal act Lazer/Wulf. Peep the full details below and be sure to look out for Full Of Hell’s upcoming third LP and collaborative album with acclaimed noise artist Merzbow, Full Of Hell & Merzbow, everywhere November 25th on CD via Profound Lore Records. A vinyl release for the record is due at a later date via A389 Recordings. Continue reading
For those unable to attend this year’s edition of This Is Hardcore earlier this July to watch Madball perform their debut classic album Set It Off in full, fear not. The New York hardcore outfit have decided to expand their 20th Anniversary celebration of the album a bit further, hitting eight cities along the East Coast early December with original guitarist Matt Henderson in tow and peers Turnstile, Death Before Dishonor, Take Offense and Downpresser due for support. Peep the tour dates and details below. Continue reading
Doom duo Encoffination have unleashed a new track from their forthcoming third full length, III – Hear Me O’ Death (Sing Thou Wretched Choirs), over at Decibel. The song is the nearly six minute, punishing “Charnel Bowels of a Putrescent Earth”. The dismal jam is raw, haunting and trudges along with pure malevolence as raspy vocals float across the top like some kind of demonic specter. You can stream the track over at Decibel or after the break.
III – Hear Me O’ Death (Sing Thou Wretched Choirs) will be released on October 21st via Selfmadegod on CD, with an LP pressing to arrive a month later. Pre-orders for the CD can be found here while deluxe CD pre-orders can be placed here.
Finnish crossover outfit Foreseen have premiered a new track from their forthcoming debut LP, Helsinki Savagery, over at CVLT Nation. The new track is entitled “Death Injection” and it is chock full of that old school crossover vibe and savage, catchy riffs that will rip you to shreds. You can check out the track over at CVLT Nation or after the break.
Helsinki Savagery will be released digitally and on CD through 20 Buck Spin on November 25th. An LP pressing will arrive February 3rd and co-released in Europe by Take It Back Records.
Californian death metal trio Annihilated (Abysmal Dawn, etc) have premiered the official lyric video to the title track of their forthcoming debut full length, XIII Steps To Ruination, over at Revolver. The video, which is rife with social commentary, is set to one bludgeoning and unapologetic death metal jam. The whole track hits like freight trains colliding with one another. You can check out the video/track after the break.
XIII: Steps To Ruination will be released through Unique Records on October 28th (North America), October 31st (Europe) and November 3rd (UK). Pre-orders can be placed here.
One of my all time favorite black metal acts, Blut Aus Nord, will be releasing their new album Memoria Vetusta III – Saturnian Poetry next month and the band has released a spectacular new track titled “Paien.” The track is the first official off of the new album and it clocks in at damn-near eight minutes of black metal goodness. Check out the track below*. It’s wonderful. Continue reading