Up until the release of their latest album Hellbound, I didn’t care about Fit For An Autopsy, but this new album was an awe-inspiring leap forward for FFAA. Never before had I heard them sound so tight and powerful. Well, according to the band, they have been “Nate Johnsoned.” What the hell does that mean? It means that their vocalist, Nate Johnson, up and left the band “at the worst possible time.” Read more after the jump. Continue reading
Polish Death metal titans Vader will be releasing their new Tibi Et Igni next month and, in anticipation, the band has released a lyric video for their new track “Where Angels Weep.” This track is a positively crushing representation of what Vader have been doing for all these years. It’s fantastic. Check it out after the jump and enjoy.
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So, I’ve been listening to the new Floor album Oblation for a few days now and I’m completely blown away by how amazing it is. The bands third overall full-length and first since they reunited in 2010, is a spectacle of heavy music and it… Well, it just rules Pitchfork is currently streaming Oblation in full, so you need to stop what your doing and go listen to it. YOU NEED THIS. YOU WANT THIS. Check out the track “Sister Sophia” after the jump. Continue reading
Kreig are a band that has evolved and expanded its sound many times since the Battlegod demo was released in 1996. The band has always captured my attention and I have always admired them. That’s why I got so excited when I found out that CVLT Nation was streaming the two tracks that will be available on the bands Record Store Day 7″ Isolation/Transmission. I mean, it’s Kreig! The band has transmuted itself to play a form of blackened post-rock on this release and it’s utterly phenomenal. Continue reading
Employed To Serve is a rad band from the UK that I was introduced to a while back by Oblivionized guitarist Sammy Urwin, who is also the guitarist for EtS and Regurgitate Life. It’s spastic, grinding madness and I absolutely love it. Well, Employed To Serve released a new album a few weeks ago and I am just now hearing about it. Click on over after the jump to check out a full stream of Change Nothing, Regret Everything. Continue reading
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.
Symphonic death metal legends Septicflesh will release their new album Titan in late June and the band has released the first single off of the album. The track is called “Order Of Dracul” and it is amazing. You can check out the track after the jump. Continue reading
Young And In The Way are definitely one of my favorite bands currently. Their raw, abrasive style of blackened crust is something that I find myself heavily gravitating towards and their new album When Life Comes To Death is the greatest example of how amazing this band is. YAITW have released a music video for the new track “Be My Blood” and I can honestly say I would be anything for this band. Check out the rad, Max Moore-directed video after the jump. Continue reading
Agalloch have unveiled the dates for the first, west coast, leg of their Serpens In Culmination tour. The band will be supported a lot of awesome bands along the way including Jex Thoth, Obsidian Tongue, YOB and more. This tour will most definitely be amazing. Check out the dates below. Continue reading