Canadian post-rock titans Godspeed You! Black Emperor have announced a Fall tour in support of their most recent full-length release, Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress. The trek will commence on September 9 in Washington, DC and will conclude on October 29 in Paris with a performance at the Pitchfork Music Festival. The tour dates can be found after the break.
Brooklyn experimental quartet Stern (Kayo Dot, Time of Orchids, etc) have premiered the title track from their forthcoming record, Bone Turquoise, over at Decibel. “Bone Turquoise” is full of pop sensibilities that are injected with a healthy dose of subtle complexities and ethereal nuances that are propelled by Chuck Stern’s smooth yet volatile vocal delivery. The track can be streamed at this location now.
Bone Turquoise will be released on August 7 via New Atlantis Records.
Arizona sludge quintet Godhunter have premiered the official video for their track “Cassandra Complex” over at CVLT Nation. The thunderous track comes from the group’s upcoming split LP with Destroyer of Light, Endsville, which is due out on July 28. The song is set to a Frank Huang-created clip which compiles various footage of human violence and atrocities. NSFW? You betcha. Check out the video after the break.
Revocation will hit the road this Fall on a North American headlining trek in support of their most recent effort, Deathless. After a one-off show in Providence, Rhode Island on September 3, Revocation will be joined by Cannabis Corpse, Archspire and Black Fast on select dates through October 3. The touring schedule can be viewed after the break.
Portland sound manipulator Kyle Bates (Sloths), AKA Drowse, has premiered the official video for this track “Melt” over at Exclaim.ca. The oscillating, haunting and multi-faceted track is set to a Victoria Ayers-directed clip depicting a myriad of images that range from bleak to abstractly beautiful. It’s a visually striking and very discombobulating video that works well with the song’s wall of disorienting, yet gorgeous sound. Check it out for yourself after the break.
Soon Asleep is available now via APNEICVOID. Stream the record after the break.
Australian post-metal outfit Dumbsaint have premiered the official video for their track “Cold Call” over at Heavy Blog is Heavy. The track will appear on the group’s forthcoming album, Panorama, in ten pieces, and the video is but one section of an entire 60-minute film written, filmed and edited by the band that will be completely synced to the new album. The brought their expansive sounds and their penchant for film together on previous releases Disappearance In A Minor Role and The Auteur. You can check out the clip after the break.
Panorama, in ten pieces will be released on August 7. Pre-orders can be found here.
WOAH. HOLD UP. THIS RULES. More new hardcore for Mr. Gnarly today? I have just gotten word about Axis, a group of hardcore heavyhitters out of Flahridah. Axis will release their debut record Show Your Greed in September and if you want an early taste, get one below. The track “Transgression” is currently streaming and, if you’ve enjoyed today’s posts thus far, you’ll love it. Continue reading →
OHMYGOD. I LOVE ZEBRAS! THEY ARE LIKE, ONE OF MY FAVORITE AMINALS EVERY! Oh, sorry. I reverted into young me. But for real, Zebras are awesome and this time I mean the Wisconsin-based hardcore band. These dudes bring the noise and they absolutely crush. Zebras will release their new album City Of Sun in a few weeks, but you can check out their new track “Hollow Earth” right now. Click on over and stream the heavy. Continue reading →
The long-awaited new album from cult industrial black metal outfit Diabolicum, Ia Pazuzu (The Abyss Of The Shadows), can now be streamed in its entirety over at CVLT Nation. The album will officially be released on July 7 via Code666. Pre-orders can be placed here. If you like fiery, Satan-spawned black metal goodness, then you will enjoy the hell out of Ia Pazuzu. Check it out here.
Virginian experimental drone/ambient trio Harmonic Cross have announced the release of their debut full-length record. The new album will bear the title It Is Finished and will see a digitial release through Magic Bullet Records on July 17, with a vinyl pressing to follow on July 24. The release, which was tracked live and mixed by the band’s own Brent Eyestone and mastered by Dan Randall (“House of Cards”, “The Walking Dead”, etc), will feature six songs in the ambient vein that serve as a conceptual soundtrack to the Taman Shud Case. The album’s artwork and track listing can be found below.
No Clean Singing recently premiered the meditative, minimalistic “MLIAOI” from the album for your streaming enjoyment as well.