Review: FULL OF HELL & MERZBOW – “Full Of Hell & Merzbow”

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Formed in 2009 initially under a far more familiar Crowbar-ian banner, Ocean City, MD audio terrorists Full Of Hell have since grown into one of the most innovative acts in contemporary extreme music, bearing name to a consistent assault of constant reinvention bred from a seemingly unending wealth of existential woe and genre-weaving knowhow. On the live circuit, the quartet have fared similarly, holding their vile live exorcisms to the acclaim of endless punk houses and festival audiences the world over, slaying equally audiences Backtrack to The Body. While 2013′s Rudiments Of Mutilation seemed to serve as the band’s magnum opus and a comfortable defining point for the band’s shifting sound, this year’s Full Of Hell & Merzbow, a chance collaboration with the long-standing noise legend, marks the beginnings of yet another new trajectory into alienation for the initially hardcore-rooted band that proves that there is much hell left to explore. Continue reading

DEAD IN THE MANGER Announce New Full Length “Cessation”

Mysterious grind/black metal entity Dead in the Manger have announced the release of their debut full length and follow up to their Transience EP, which was released earlier this year. The new record will be entitled Cessation and will be released through 20 Buck Spin on February 3rd. Much like the previous EP, the new record will feature six new bits of audio misanthropy. The album’s artwork and track listing can be seen after the break along with a stream of Transience.

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CRETIN Streaming New Track “Ghost Of Teeth And Hair”

cretin strangerAs we know, Cretin are amazing. As we also know, the band will release their highly anticipated new album Stranger next month and what we have heard from the album sounds spectacular. Well, get ready to get your face blown off because Cretin have unloaded one hell of a track via NPR. The track is titled “Ghost Of Teeth And Hair” and you can hear it after the jump. Holy fuck, this is destructive. Go! Cretin! Go! Enjoy.      Continue reading

NAPALM DEATH Streaming New Track “Cesspits”

The grind kings are back! Napalm Death will release their new album Apex  Predator – Easy Meat early next year and the band has released a phenomenally killer new track titled “Cesspits.” This track is unbelievable and it’s so fucking Napalm that it’s insane. You can stream “Cesspits” after the jump. Do it for the love of grindcore.      Continue reading

SICK/TIRED Streaming New Album “Dissolution”

sicktireddissolutionLo-fi grinders Sick/Tired will unleash their new record Dissolution tomorrow and if you can’t wait, then fear not. The band teamed up with Bloody Disgusting and are currently streaming the album for all to hear. Dude. Seriously. This shit is solid. Take the time, stream this slab from start to finish and then come back here and thank me. Just click on over after the jump and stream Dissolution in its entirety. YES.     Continue reading

THE CRINN Streaming New Track “Endless”

Crinn_SilentBetrayerDamn. It seems like just the other day that The Crinn released a new track. Oh yeah. That was just the other day (see here). Well, if you liked “Silent Betrayer,” you’re going to love “Endless.” The Crinn are one of those phenomenal bands that just prides themselves on releasing spectacularly heavy tunes. Check out the new track after the jump and bangyerfuckinhead.     Continue reading

CRETIN Streaming New Track “Fourteen”

dB48_cretin_flex_mockupI know a lot of people are fucking ecstatic that Cretin are finally releasing a new album (Stranger, due out in early December) and I am one of them. The band is a long time favorite of mine and I know that Stranger is going to absolutely decimate. Well, if you need a little convincing and the first track the band released wasn’t enough, you can check out the bands Decibel Magazine Flexi-Disc contribution. This track won’t appear on Stranger, but any new Cretin is good Cretin. Check out the track below via MetalSucks. Continue reading

CRETIN Streaming First New Track In 8 Years; New Album Due In December

cretinFilthy grind merchants Cretin will be releasing their first new album in eight years in December and the band has unleashed the earth-shattering new track “It,” which you can hear after the jump. The track is everything that I love about Cretin and so much more. It’s vicious, aggressive and a kick in the fucking face. Stream it and believe it.      Continue reading

ANAAL NATHRAKH Streaming New Track “The One Thing Needful”

anaal-nathrakh-desideratum-600x600Anaal Nathrakh, my favorite blackened grindcore band from the UK is streaming another new track off of their forthcoming album Desideratum. The track is “The One Thing Needful” and it’s a rad slab of stab. Not really sure what that means, but seriously, listen to this track. I know you’ve been just as excited about the new Anaal Nathakh as me, so stream this bad-ass track below.       Continue reading

CANNABIS CORPSE Announce Winter US Tour With MAMMOTH GRINDER And INANIMATE EXISTENCE

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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

Sick/Tired Release Second Single “In Articulo Mortis”

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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

PIG DESTROYER Streaming “New” Doom EP “Mass & Volume”

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.

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FULL OF HELL Unveil New Track And Video “Blue Litmus”

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Audio terrorists Full Of Hell have released a video for “Blue Litmus”, the second single off of the group’s November 25th expected collaboration LP with renowned noise artist Merzbow, Full Of Hell & Merzbow. Directed by Jim Thayne, the video features live footage of the band interspersed with graphic videos of deaths, immolation and suicides blasted by a projector. Musically, the track unveils a further glimpse into the more apparent death metal/grind direction of the record, with a welcome change being a greater clarity for the basswork of Brandon Brown. Check out “Blue Litmus” below and look out for pre-orders (of which the first 100 will receive an exclusive noise tape compiling all of Full of Hell’s noise work in addition to extras) for Full Of Hell & Merzbow, set to start sometime this week via Profound Lore Records. A vinyl edition of the LP is due for release by A389 Recordings early 2015.  In addition, be sure to catch Full Of Hell on their upcoming Fall run with Weedeater and Lazer/Wulf, details here.

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Exclusive: PISS VORTEX Premiere New Track “Those Who Labor”

PISS_20VORTEX_cover_web_originalSo, it seems like the right time of day to deliver some pissed off (pun intended) grindcore to your ear holes. How am I going to do that? With a special AA premiere of the track “Those Who Labor” from Danish grinders Piss Vortex. Yeah, the name should be incentive enough for you to click on over after the jump, but it’s not, take my word that this is one of the greatest under-one-minute tracks I’ve heard in a good while.

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