Portland’s otherworldly sludge outfit, Prizehog, have announced a new string of Spring U.S. tour dates. The five week excursion will be in support of their most recent effort, Re-Unvent the Whool, and will extend from May 2nd to June 8th. The dates, as they stand currently, can be found after the break.
New York progressive metallers, Grey Skies Fallen, have released a new track over at Sea of Tranquility. The new track is the seven minute, sludgy opus “The Flame” and it will appear on the group’s forthcoming album, The Many Sides of Truth, which is due out on April 29th. CD and digital pre-orders can be obtained here, while LP pre-orders can be found here. Head over to Sea of Tranquility to stream the track now.
One man gloom machine, Tom Wasluck, has unleashed a new track over at Noisey under his Planning For Burial moniker. The new track is eight minute “Where You Rest Your Head At Night”; a track that combines shoegaze, post and black metal, and electronic music into a gloomy yet beautiful atmosphere. The track comes from his upcoming full length, Desideratum, which is due out on May 13th via The Flenser. Head over to Noisey to check it out now.
Winnipeg death metal outfit Psychotic Gardening have premiered a new track from their forthcoming album, Hymnosis, over at No Clean Singing. The track is entitled “Origin of the Infection” and it is a menacing little jam that utilizes its mechanic-like riffs to bash your brains in. Head over to No Clean Singing to check it out.
Hymnosis will be released on May 13th.
Karyn Crisis has released a video preview of a new track that will appear on her forthcoming new project, Gospel of the Witches, which sees Crisis collaborating with members of Immolation, Intronaut and Ephel Duath. The two minute clip features the eerie sounds of the “The Ascent”; one of 13 tracks to be recording in June with Jamie King (Between the Buried and Me, etc). You can watch the preview after the break.
A Kickstarter campaign to help fund the album will be coming to an end on Saturday, April 20th. So help out if you can.
As if three songs wasn’t enough, Antemasque (Mars Volta, RHCP) are teasing yet another number from their forthcoming self titled album. The track is entitled “Drown All Your Witches” and can be previewed, in the form of studio footage, over at Spin. Head over there to check it out.
The Quietus have premiered a new track from Swans’ forthcoming album, To Be Kind, which is out on May 12th. The new track is the eight minute “Oxygen” in which the band focus on ever mutating, psychotic grooves that will surely test the endurance of the listener. You can stream the new track after the break and pre-order the record at this location. The band’s upcoming tour dates can be found below as well.
Ear One Productions have confirmed their plans to release the discography of short-lived Connecticut melodic hardcore band, Voice of Reason. Their 22 song discography will be collected in the 33 track Looking Back to the Way Things Were: Voice of Reason 1995 – 2001, which includes multiple demo and compilation versions of some tracks. Ear One will release the effort on June 3rd on a limited edition digipak CD with a poster, limited to 500 copies only. Pre-orders for the discography can be found here and an email list for a free download of the album can be found here.
A remastered version of “Still the Same”, in lyric video form, can be found after the break.
Pennsylvanian drum and bass instrumentalists, King Dead, have premiered a new track from their forthcoming debut self-titled EP, over at Echoes and Dust. Armed with four and six-string basses, King Dead bring the Western-tinged anthem “Drowning in Dust” to life. Head over to Echoes and Dust to stream the new track and pre-order your copy of the EP here.
King Dead will be released on April 19th.
The dark and noisy lads in Wreck and Reference have announced the release of their second full length record, and follow up to 2012′s No Youth and last year’s No Content 7″. The new album is entitled Want and will be released on June 10th via The Flenser. The album will feature 11 new tracks, totaling 37 minutes in length. Want was recorded by the band and mixed/mastered by Jack Shirely (Deafheaven, etc). Track listing and an album trailer/studio footage can be found after the break. Streams of No Youth and No Content can be found below as well.
Be sure to catch Wreck and Reference on tour with Deafheaven and Pallbearer this Summer. Dates can be also be seen below.
Deftones have released a previously-unreleased track from their shelved album, Eros, which the band were working on prior to late bassist Chi Cheng’s automobile accident that left him in a coma. The track is the dreamy “Smile” and can be streamed after the break.
Today, April 13th, marks the one-year anniversary of Cheng’s passing.
KEN mode have been demoing new material for their sixth full length record as of late, and have taken to Instagram to tease a new song. The new track is titled “Blessed” and you can listen to a brief snippet after the break. According to the band, the new record will be entitled Success and will be released Spring 2015 through Season of Mist and New Damage Records. Check out the clip below.
Everyone’s favorite Californian powerviolence outfit, ACxDC, have released the official artwork and track listing for their upcoming self-titled debut full length. You can find those goodies after the break. The 16 track, Brad Boatright (From Ashes Rise, etc) mastered monstrosity will arrive on June 24th through Melotov Records.
The band checked in with Decibel to give a brief studio report, so head over there to check that out as well.
The new collaboration between former Mars Volta members and Red Hot Chili Peppers’ bassist Flea, Antemasque, have released two new singles for your streaming enjoyment. The new tracks are entitled “People Forget” and “Hangin’ in the Lurch” and they call to mind a mix of the later Mars Volta material with At the Drive-In. You can stream the tracks after the break, as well as the previously released single “4AM”.
Denver’s Call of the Void have announced their plans to enter the studio later this month to record their sophomore full length and follow up to Dragged Down a Dead End Path. The new LP will be dubbed Ageless and will be recorded mixed by Andy Patterson (Gaza, Eagle Twin, etc) at The Boar’s Nest in Salt Lake City. The record will be mastered by Brad Boatright (Tragedy, etc) at Audiosiege and will feature artwork crafted by Cult Leader vocalist/ex-Gaza bassist Anthony Lucero. This will be the first recording with new guitarist, Gabe Morales. The album is expected to be released through Relapse later this year. The band had the following to say on the upcoming effort:
“We are beyond stocked to hit the studio again with Andy Patterson and start the second chapter of the Call of the Void. The addition of Gabe Morales has added a new ferocity to COTV sound. Don’t expect Dragged Down a Dead End Path part II.”
You can peep the band’s upcoming tour dates and “Napalm Lungs” video after the break.