He Whose Ox Is Gored is a band that I’ve been a fan of for a good while and I fucking love the bands new EP Rumors. This bands brand of dooming madness is a special one and I am so stoked that the EP is now available and streaming over on CVLT Nation. I have embedded the album, for your enjoyment, after the jump. Check it out. Seriously. I’ll blow you away. Continue reading
Portland doomsayers Usnea have premiered the title track from their forthcoming record, Random Cosmic Violence, over at No Clean Singing. “Random Cosmic Violence” begins its 14 minute excursion with psychedelic, acoustic-centered strumming before launching into a completely devastating doom assault. Experience the massive track for yourself over at No Clean Singing now.
Random Cosmic Violence will be released through Relapse Records on November 7th (Germany, Benelux) and November 10th (U.S., U.K., Europe). Pre-orders can be placed here.
Portland occult metal outfit Atriarch have premiered their forthcoming album, An Unending Pathway, over at Pitchfork. The goth, doom, black metal and hard rock hybrid will officially be released on October 27th via Relapse Records and can be pre-ordered here. While you are checking out, stream the album in all its gloomy glory over at Pitchfork.
As Lane told you earlier this month, Anatomy Of Habit will be releasing a new album Ciphers + Axioms next month and the band has issued its first single from the album. The track is titled “Radiate And Recede” and it’s pretty rad. If you like doom, post-rock and styles of that ilk, I think you’ll be into Anatomy. I’ve been a fan of this band for a bit and I think they sound as good as ever. Stream the new track below. Continue reading
Denver doom/sludge duo In the Company of Serpents have announced the release of a new three-track EP. The new release will bear the title Merging in Light and will be released independently on December 21st through the band’s Bandcamp page. The Dave Otero (Cephalic Carnage, etc) produced offering will follow the band’s previous release, 2013’s Of the Flock, which can be streamed after the break. The album’s artwork and track listing, as well as the band’s forthcoming live shows, can be seen after the break as well.
Pre-orders for Merging in Light can be found here.
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
In lieu of its release today, Finnish death/doom fiends Swallowed have made available their long-coming debut LP, Lunarterial, for full streaming and download over at Dark Descent Records official bandcamp. Borne in 2007, the meticulous death metal Fins have been honing their craft for years, having released only a careful discography of two demos and an EP, outside of this year’s masterful album, no doubt, one of the year’s strongest releases within the genre. Stream and purchase Lunarterial digitally via the Dark Descent widget below and pick the record up on vinyl via Me Saca Un Ojo Records here or on CD via Dark Descent here. HAIL DEATH.
Wormwood, the doomsludge side project of Doomriders released their debut LP today and the good folks at Noisey are currently streaming said album for all to enjoy. I personally love this album and have great expectations for this bands future, so make the time to stream Wormwood‘s breakout release. You can stream it in full below and pick yourself up a copy -over here. Continue reading
Wormwood (Doomriders) have premiered a new track from their forthcoming self-titled debut over at Decibel. The new track is entitled “I’d Rather Die” and for four minutes it will crush you with harsh and dismal sludge. The name of the track alone suggests bludgeoning heaviness. Check out the track for yourself after the break.
Wormwood will be available next Tuesday, October 14th via Magic Bullet Records. In case you missed it, stream the track “White Plague” here.
My postblackened homies Vattnet Viskar have been on a spree of awesomeness ever since they signed to Century Media last year and released their debut LP. The band is about to embark upon a radical tour of the US alongside Pallbearer and Tombs. If you have any dignity, you better get your asses out to one or more of these shows and support the fuck out of Vattnet Viskar, Pallbearer and Tombs. For real, though. This will be life changing. Check out the dates below. Continue reading
Lane and I have been enamored with Old Man Gloom for a good while now. We love the ape-inspired sludgy mayhem and all that comes with it. Well, Noisey recently released a forty-five minute documentary about the band and it’s pretty great. You can watch the entire doc after the jump. If you’ve ever seen any of Noisey’s past docs, you know that they do not half ass anything. Check it out. Continue reading
Pig Destroyer‘s previously limited two-track doom EP which was recorded during the final sessions of Phantom Limb, Mass & Volume, can now be streamed over at Revolver. The EP will officially be released next Tuesday, October 14th, via Relapse Records. Pre-orders for the effort can be placed here. Head over to Revolver to stream the EP now.
Pig Destroyer‘s forthcoming tour dates can be seen below.
Dooming death crushers Inter Arma will unleash their massive, forty-minute track “The Cavern” next week, but if you can’t wait that long, you can hear the epic opus right now over on Pitchfork. Click that mouse on over and listen to the track. Sure, it’s about the same length as tonight’s episode of The Flash, but you’ve got the time. Check it out here.
Chicago experimental noise/doom ensemble Anatomy of Habit (Indian, Tortoise, etc) have announced the release of their second full length record. The new record, which was recorded by Sanford Parker at Soma Studios, will be entitled Ciphers + Axioms and will be released on November 10th via Relapse Records. The experimental outfit boasts an impressive lineup featuring drummer John McEntire (Tortoise, The Sea and Cake), guitarist Will Lindsay (Indian), percussionist Theo Katsaounis (Joan of Arc), bassits Kenny Rasmussen (ex-Radar Eyes) and vocalist Mark Solotroff (Bloodyminded). The album’s artwork, track listing and audio trailer can be seen after the break.