BELL WITCH Streaming New Track “Judgement, In Fire I – Garden (Of Blooming Ash”

Seattle doom duo Bell Witch have premiered a new track from their forthcoming album, Four Phantoms, over at Pitchfork. The new track is the 10-minute melancholic monster “Judgement, In Fire I – Garden (Of Blooming Ash”, which features more auditory grief than one might be able to handle. The heavy moments are completely devastating and the more atmospheric moments are beautifully chilling and somber. Stream the track for yourself over at Pitchfork or after the break.

Four Phantoms will be released on April 28 via Profound Lore.

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PHANTOM WINTER Streaming New Track “Avalanche Cities”

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Germany’s “winterdoom” quartet Phantom Winter (ex-Omega Massif) have premiered a new track from their upcoming record, Cvlt, over at Arctic Drones. The track in question is the nearly nine-minute leviathan “Avalanche Cities”, which features disgustingly heavy chugging mayhem peppered with icy, melancholic post-rock interludes. Get crushed to death at this location now.

Cvlt will be released on April 24 via Golden Antenna Records. Pre-order here.


PRIMITIVE MAN Announce Spring Tour Dates With Canadian Grinders WAKE

WAKE and Primitive Man, two of the most promising young bands in extreme music are making preparations for their upcoming spring tour which will see them getting the party started right in Denver May 15 and bringing things to a close in St.Louis 5/28. With stops along the way in D.C., with The Body and Water Torture, and in Charm City at MDF with the millions of amazing bands that play that event every year.
This tour will cover both ends of the extreme music spectrum with Primitive Man bringing the slow, crushing, low-end pain with their punishing brand of blackened sludge/doom while WAKE will be providing the SPEEEED!! with the unending power and mania that is their hardcore/grind attack.

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KEEPER Streaming New EP “The Space Between Your Teeth”

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Californian doomsayers Keeper have premiered their new EP, The Space Between Your Teeth, over at CVLT Nation. The release is comprised of two gargantuan tracks that sound as if they were forged in the fires of Hell itself. It’s sonic devastation at its finest. Stream the EP after the break and pre-order a vinyl copy at Crown and Throne Ltd.

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TOTAL NEGATION Announce New Album “Zeitzeuge”

One-man blackened doom outfit Total Negation have announced the release of its third full-length record and follow up to 2013’s  Zur Späten Stunde | Zeiträume. The new record will bear the title Zeitzeuge and will be released on June 16 via Temple of Torturous on digital and vinyl formats. Project mastermind Wiedergaenger will show off a menagerie of primal black metal, doom, Krautrock, and will relay the story of a contemporary witness, who breaks under the pressure of controlling the life and death of others. The album’s artwork and track listing can be seen after the break. Total Negation‘s past works can be streamed at this location.

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KYLES, ANGRY GODS And More Contribute Tracks To BLACK FLAG Tribute

cvltnationsessionsBFIn the past CVLT Nation have released tributes to bands by releasing compilation cover albums featuring however many bands it takes to complete the album. I usually post about these compilation and the latest is no different. The new CVLT comp is a complete cover of Black Flag‘s Slip It In and it features bands like Kylesa, Angry Gods, Augurs and more. Check out the comp below and download it for free.     Continue reading

PRIMITIVE MAN Debut “Bag Man” Video (NSFW)

Primitive Man have premiered the official video for their track “Bag Man”, off of their new EP Home Is Where The Hatred Is, over at Noisey. The video was co-directed by Marcos Morales and Neil Barrett of Novel Concept TV and produced and conceptualized by Primitive Man frontman Ethan McCarthy. The video is a seven minute glimpse into the “American dream”. Nude women, American flags, guns and blood. It’s the American dream indeed. Check out the clip after the break along with the band’s upcoming touring schedule.

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UFOMAMMUT Streaming New Track “Plouton”

Italian sludge outfit Ufomammut have released a new track from their forthcoming album, Ecate, over at Noisey (Brazil here, Italy here). The new track, titled “Plouton”, is a short, raging tune full of all of the fuzzy, bestial doom you can handle. Hell, you might not even be able to handle it. Head over to Noisey to check it out now.

Ecate will be released through Neurot Recordings on March 30. Pre-orders can be sought after here and here. The band’s upcoming tour dates can be found below.

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A Sad Day Indeed: INDIAN Call It Quits

It is a sad, sad day for us who listened to and loved Indian. The sludge act was most definitely influential and they were one of my favorites. It sucks a fat one to see them go, but there comes a time when bands move on. Like Battlestar Galactica, this has all happened before and it will all happen again. Rest in peace, Indian. We will remember the fond memories, and you music will live on forever. Crush.     Continue reading

COLISEUM Release New Music Video; Reveal Details For “Anxiety’s Kiss”

colanxietyColiseum have returned and they are bringing with them a new album. The album will be titled Anxiety’s Kiss and it will see release in May. I don’t know about you folks, but I’m pretty stoked. As if that wasn’t enough, Coliseum have also unloaded a music video to amp us up even more. You can check out more details about Anxiety’s Kiss as well as the video for “We Are The Water,” which was directed by the great Max Moore.     Continue reading

TAKEN BY THE SUN Streaming New Track “Fuse”

taken by the sunPost-metal infused doom faction Taken By The Sun will release their debut album next week and, if you haven’t made yourself familiar with the band, now is the time. Taken By The Sun is a fierce, proggy doom band from Chicago and they are here to take your world by storm. If you need further evidence that this band rules, check out the bands new track “Fuse” after the jump. The song premiered over on CVLT Nation and it’s sooo sick. Ooooooh yeaaaaah.      Continue reading

HIRAM-MAXIM Streaming New Track “One”

51559-hiram2bcover2bwebHiram-Maxim will release their debut album early next month and the band has unloaded a massive new track titled “One.” The track is one hell of a crusher, coming in at more than eleven minutes and it holds strong throughout. This band is vicious and I’m really digging them, so they come highly recommended. Check out “One” after the jump.      Continue reading

UFOMAMMUT Announce North American Tour

[photo by Andrea Tomas Prato]

Italian doom trio Ufomammut have announced their first ever North American tour in support of their forthcoming album, Ecate. The trek will begin in May, following their European tour, and will see support from Portland’s Usnea. Those tour dates, as well as the fourth behind-the-scenes video featurette for their new album, can be found below.

Ecate will be released on March 31 via Neurot Recordings.

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