Living Dead Babies!: HEALTH Release New Music Video

If you have played Max Payne 3 then you know that noise/electronic pop band HEALTH composed the soundtrack. Their song “Tears” from said soundtrack was recently given the music video treatment. Well, a short film rather. The short clip below, directed by David Altobelli and Jeff Desom, shows a post apocalyptic setting overrun with zombie toddlers set to the music of HEALTH! It’s a little disturbing but extremely awesome. Check it out below!

-Lane Oliver

HOW TO DESTROY ANGELS Release “Keep It Together” Music Video

How to Destroy Angels (Nine Inch Nails, etc) have premiered a new music video for their new song “Keep It Together”. The track in question will be featured on the band’s upcoming An Omen EP, which is due out on November 13th. The video is just a simple in-studio performance video. There is nothing special about it. But if you want to watch it then go ahead.

-Lane Oliver

BRING ME THE HORIZON To Enlist London Fans For Gang Vocals

According to RockSound, Bring Me the Horizon will inviting fans in London, England to be apart of their new record Sempiternal. The band plans on using fans to lay down some gang vocals for the upcoming effort. Below is the official flyer that explains all you need to know if you are interested.

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DEATH GRIPS Dropped From Epic Records

Let me get you up to speed. Death Grips released their new record, NO LOVE DEEP WEB, without their label’s consent. Epic Records was pissed. Death Grips began posting confidential web infringement emails from Epic Records on their Facebook Page. The following pictures are of said emails:

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Translator Audio Studio Destroyed By Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy has been a real bitch. Lives have been lost, communities have been destroyed and to top it all off, Brooklyn’s Translator Audio and The South Sound studios have been wiped out. The studio where classic albums from Daughters, Pelican, Cave In, East of the Wall, Unsane and many others have been recorded has been destroyed. A statement regarding the event was issued by producer and co-owner Andrew Schneider:

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PRIMITIVE MAN Releases New Track

Clinging to the Trees of a Forest Fire’s Ethan McCarthy’s devastating doom project, Primitive Man, has unleashed a new track on their Bandcamp page. We’ve already heard the nine minute towering death machine that is “Antietam”, now Primitive Man is offering a free stream of “Rags”. “Rags” is an earth shattering, bleak wall of crushing dissonance and pure sonic heaviness. Primitive Man’s debut full length, Scorn, is due out on January 5th. Stream “Rags” below and check out the album’s track listing.

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Review: BEHOLD THE ARCTOPUS-“Horrorscension”

By Lane Oliver

Listening to Behold the Arctopus is a one of a kind experience in my opinion. Behold’s music is like having one of those necromorphs from Dead Space burrow into your skull and rattle your brain to mush while simultaneously being sucked into a high speed tornado of broken glass. It’s a whirlwind of mind boggling musicianship and awe inspiring composition. It almost sounds like what one would assume the mind of a paranoid schizoid would hear inside their mind on a regular basis. It’s been five years since the group’s last record, Skullgrid, and you will be ecstatic to find out that Behold the Arctopus is as warped as ever on Horrorscension.

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Mitch Lucker, frontman of popular metal band Suicide Silence, passed away this morning after sustaining injuries in a motorcycle crash that the vocalist was involved in Wednesday night. The Orange County coroner’s office pronounced Lucker dead this morning at 6:17 this morning after being hospitalized overnight. Continue reading

NORMA JEAN Recording New Record In December

Norma Jean are slated to head to the studio in December to record their sixth studio album with Josh Barber. Frontman Cory Brandan on the matter:

We will begin our last block of writing in 7 days, and will enter the studio in December.Norma Jean will be recording our next record with Joshua Barber out of Kansas City and will be in the studio all of December and January, save for the holidays.

We’ve already met with Josh to go over ideas and have been keeping in contact with him regularly. He came down and sat in on our last writing session in September. We worked really well together and had tons of ideas.

I’ll leave a link in the comments of something he’s done if anyone wants to check out some music. Thanks to all of you that have supported Norma Jean over the years. We still have a lot of momentum and can’t wait for you guys to hear these new songs. –Cory

-Lane Oliver