Oh my stars and garters. New Author & Punisher? Yes, please. I want it. All over my face, neck and chest. All over my– You know what? Not the point. The point is: yes! There is a new Author & Punisher track and it is a-mayz-in-guh. Tristan Shone and his merry band of machines bring more death industrial madness and I love it so much. Check out “Callous and Hoof” below. Continue reading
Bay Area experimenters Mamaleek have premiered a new track from their up upcoming album, Via Dolorosa, over at Noisey. The new track is titled “Nothing But Loss” and it features misshapen psychedelic folk-like instrumentation turned on its head and accompanied by harsh, screamed vocals. The track is odd to say the least and that is a plus. Get weird at Noisey now.
Via Dolorosa will be released on May 26 via The Flenser. Pre-orders can be found here.
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Portland one-man soundsmith Kyle Bates, a.k.a. Drowse (Sloths, etc), has announced the release of his debut full-length and follow up to the 2013 debut EP, Songs to Sleep On. The new record will bear the title Soon Asleep and will see a release through Oligopolist Records and APNEICVOID on June 9. Recorded by Bates himself, Soon Asleep features six new tracks that offer up highly-textured, hauntingly beautiful dream-like soundscapes. The album’s artwork and track listing can be found after the break along with a stream of Songs to Sleep On.
I’m do not have a wide knowledge of math rock and the like. That is more Lane’s territory. That’s not to say that I don’t like the music, I just don’t know much about it and I don’t find myself looking out for it. That is, until Upsilon Acrux was recently introduced to me. I don’t know how I went this long without knowing this band. They have released six albums and I’m waaaay behind. The band is currently streaming a fantastic new track titled “Remnants Of The Habitable Epoch” and it is good enough to introduce you to Upsilon Acrux and give you an idea of what to expect from their forthcoming seventh album Sun Square Dialect. Check out the new track below. Continue reading
Epic black metal act Sigh are prepping the release of their upcoming album Graveward and they have unleashed a new track titled “Kaedit Nos Pestis” for your listening pleasure. This is the opening track on the album and is also one of my favorite tracks I’ve heard thus far. Check out the track for yourself below and see how you feel. I love it. Enjoy. Continue reading
Bay Area hardcore/punk/post-punk/whatever band Ceremony announced today the release date for their new LP. Set for a May 19 2015 release once again thru Matador Records, The L-Shaped Man is a literal, metaphorical, and metaphysical quantum leap from their early days and even just from their last album Zoo.
Read on after the break for the details including pre-ordering info and tour dates:
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.
Continue after the break for tour dates and tour poster:
California Troy-worshiping metallic hardcore outfit God’s Hate (featuring members of Twitching Tongues) have returned with “Father Inferior”, the band’s first new material since their awesome debut EP Divine Injustice early 2014. The new single serves as a teaser for the band’s Summer-expected debut LP, Mass Murder, and was recorded with Taylor Young at The Pit Studios in Van Nuys and mastered with Brad Boatright at Audiosiege Studios. Stream “Father Inferior” exclusively over at BloodyDisgusting and pre-order the limited 7″ single of the track via Closed Casket Activities here. Additionally, be sure to catch God’s Hate playing at United Blood, at the second date of No Warning’s reunion shows and supporting their California brethren in Disgrace around appearances at New England Metal Fest, dates below. Love live True Detective samples. Continue reading
Los Angeles-based experimental rock outfit Upsilon Acrux have premiered a new track from their upcoming seventh full length album, Sun Square Dialect, over at Steel for Brains. The track in question is the album’s dizzying opening number, “Pitch Mountain: Maps”. The song spirals about with a colorful array of instrumentation that runs the gamut of math rock, progressive rock, krautrock and free jazz. It defies categorization and dazzles simultaneously. Head over to Steel for Brains to stream the track now.
Sun Square Dialect will be released on April 14 via New Atlantis Records. The album’s artwork and track listing can be found after break along with the band’s upcoming record release shows.
Well, I’ve seen some fucked up shit in my day and I am still surprised by some of the shit that comes across my radar. Today? Today that fucked up shit is Father Murphy‘s music video for their song “A Purpose.” The video is stop-motion paper craft and it features the popular topic of Jesus/Christianity. Also, it’s pretty insane. Check out the video below and see if it tickles your whatever. Continue reading