I fell in love with Dephosphorus a while back and have yet to let this band go. I absolutely love all of their music and their drive and integrity make them infinitely interesting. Haapoja are a band that I am not really familiar with, but plan to become that way. Dephosphorus‘s style is a crushing crusty black metal while Haapoja are more straight forward blackened madness. The bands will unleash a split LP and you can hear a track from each below. OH MY GOD. Continue reading
I’ve only been into Xibalba for a short time, but I really dig this band a lot and I was highly anticipating the bands new record Tierra Y Libertad. Well, I’m not wrong, the band is killing it on this new album. Trust me. All you have to do is check out the bands new video for their track “Enemigo” which is one of my favorite tracks of the last few months. Get crushed after the jump. Continue reading
Deathwish, Inc. will take it’s DW Fest to Europe next year and the line-up in unbelievable. Converge, Trap Them, Harm’s Way and Young And In The Way will all tour the European market and I hate you all for it. I mean, holy shit. That is a hell of a tour package and I would kill to check out. I love all of those bands and it angers me that I can’t see them. For any of your Euro readers however, check out the dates after the jump. Continue reading
The debut LP from Virginian black metal trio Unsacred, False Light, can now be streamed over at Noisey. The record is officially out digitally and can be purchased here, while a vinyl pressing of the record can be obtained via Forcefield Records. While you are spending your hard-earned money, stream the record at Noisey or after the break. Fans of the likes of Young and in the Way and The Secret should get hot and bothered by this scathing, filthy black metal/crust hybrid. Check it out now.
Two of the strongest up-and-coming powerviolence/fastcore bands decide to team up and release a 7″ together, you say? 9 songs in less than 8 minutes, you say?
Please, go on.
Do you like bands like Nails and the aforementioned The Banner? Well, if you do, then you should be digging Hierophant, a band I really got in to last year with their album Great Mother : Holy Monster. Well, Hierophant didn’t rest for long because they will be releasing their new album Peste at the end of the month and the band is streaming a phenomenal new track called “Paranoid.” Dude. Check out this track after the jump if you do nothing else today. This is not a band or an album that you want to sleep on. Continue reading
Weed-based death metal project Cannabis Corpse (members of Municipal Waste) have announced dates for an upcoming nineteen date Winter tour with direct support from metallic hardcore outfit Mammoth Grinder and prog/tech-deathers Inanimate Existence. The tour will kick off November 28th in Wilmington, NC before concluding December 20th in Richmond, VA. Peep the full details below. Continue reading
Baltimore hardcore outfit Old Lines (Ex. Pulling Teeth and Ruiner) have released their new album, No Child Left Behind, out tomorrow on No Sleep Records, for full streaming over at their official bandcamp. The Baltimore fiends will be touring the US in support of the record later this month, hitting Brooklyn on the 24th and ending their run on the 24th of November. Peep the stream of No Child Left Behind along with full details for Old Lines’s tour below and pick up the album via No Sleep Records here.
Chicago hardcore grind unit Sick/Tired are back with “In Articulo Mortis”, the second single off their upcoming third full length, Dissolution, out October 31st on vinyl and CD via A389 Recordings. The newly track is streaming over at Noisey and is a rare turn towards doom-ish longeivity for the grind unit, locking in at over five minutes. Check out “In Articulo Mortis” via Noisey here and pre-order Dissolution via A389 Recordings here. Sick/Tired will be touring in support of the record in Europe later this October with peers Corrupt Moral Altar, details below. Continue reading
Obliterations will be releasing their radical album Poison Everything on the 14th and the band has just unleashed the full force of said album upon all of you measly mumps. Pitchfork is currently streaming the effort and if you skip over this, we are no longer friends. It’s heavy, aggressive and a ton of other adjectives I can’t even comprehend. Check it out here.
If you love your music fast, pissed off and snarling, then you must be familiar with Torch Runner. The band has been featured a few times on American Aftermath and I absolutely adore them. I was recently given the opportunity to interrogate vocalist/bassist Rob Tuner as well as invite you all to stream the new Torch Runner album Endless Nothing. This album is spectacular and it is definitely one of my favorites of the year. After the jump you see check out my quick interview with Rob as well as stream some of the crustiest filth this year. Enjoy it. Continue reading
Holy hell. Talk about extreme meets extreme, Mortals will be teaming up with crusty blackened act Wolvhammer around Halloween and running through mid-November. This tour is sure to decimate all reality and if you are anywhere within the vicinity of at least one of these shows, I highly recommend checking it out. You’ve got crust and you’ve got filth, all packed into one space, so what’s not to be stoked about? Check out the dates after the jump! Continue reading
Tankcrimes have announced that they will be reissuing iconic sludge/crust act Dystopia’s 1994 debut album, Human=Garbage. The reissue will be released on October 14th on CD and LP and will include tracks from the band’s 1993 splits with Grief and Embittered as well as one additional track previously released on the CD collection. The release will also be packaged with a sixteen page booklet and will be pressed on clear vinyl. Pre-order information is due to be released in the coming weeks. In the meantime, you can stream the album after the break.
Milwaukee-based crustcore band Protestant will soon be releasing one of the meanest, most hateful crust records of the year and you can hear the madness for yourself right now. Protestant are streaming their new album In Thy Name right now courtesy of Noisey and you can check it out after the jump. DO IT. Continue reading
Swedish metallers Martyrdöd have premiered their forthcoming fifth full length album, Elddop, over at Stereogum. The album will officially be released on July 22nd via Southern Lord and pre-orders are still being offered here. But it would be ill-advised to wait another week to immerse yourself in all of this melodic, crusty goodness. Stream the new album at Stereogum now.
MARTYRDÖD European Tour w/ Converge, Okkultokrati:
8/03/2014 La Maroquinerie – Paris, France
8/04/2014 Club Academy – Manchester, UK
8/05/2014 Classic Grand – Glasgow, UK
8/06/2014 Scala – London, UK
8/07/2014 Underground – Köln, Germany
8/08/2014 Ieper Fest – Ieper, Belgium
8/09/2014 Brutal Assault Festival – Jaromer, Czech Rep
8/10/2014 A38 – Budapest, Hungary
8/11/2014 Rockhouse – Salzburg, Austria
8/12/2014 MC Pekarna – Maribor, Slovenia
8/13/2014 Magnolia Open Air – Milan, Italy
8/14/2014 Universum – Stuttgart, Germany