Category Archives: instrumetal

TEMPEL Stream Crushing New Track “Avarita”

TempelInstrumetalists Tempel have just hopped onto my radar over the last few days and they have taken up a big chunk of my listening today alone. This band signed to Prosthetic Records not too long ago and, seeing as they were instrumentalist and on Prosthetic Records, I assumed they would be more proggy (a la fellow instrumental Prosthetic artists Animals As Leaders and Scale The Summit) but this isn’t the case at all. This band produces some of the most mesmerizing doom and gloom instrumental tunes I’ve heard in a long while (if ever).

The band has released a few tracks off of their forthcoming debut release On The Steps Of The Temple and now you can check out a new one called “Avarita” after the jump. This is one of my favorite tracks on this record and I highly suggest getting into this shit. Enjoy.      Continue reading

American Aftermath Presents: DOPPELGÄNGERS – A Covers Compilation

DoppelgangersWell, folks, Lane and Gnarly would like to apologize for the Summer Of Sludge 2 compilation taking so long and eventually morphing into Autumn Annihilation, but to make up for that little mishap, we have brought you yet another compilation for your streaming and downloading pleasure! We know you love free music as much as we do, so here’s the skinny: We haven’t done a covers compilation in a while, so why not do one that is all encompassing?

We have bands covers music from all across the spectrum and it’s phenomenal. After the jump you can check out the track list and stream Doppelgängers! Continue reading

AND SO I WATCH YOU FROM AFAR Announce Fall North American Tour

Ireland’s instrumental rockers And So I Watch You From Afar will be dominating North America once again this Fall with an extensive tour with math rockers This Town Needs Guns and one man band Mylets. I wouldn’t miss out on this eclectic tour if I were you. Check out the full tour itinerary below.

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Slappa Dah Bass: EVAN BREWER Streaming New Album

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Bassist extraordinaire Evan Brewer, of The Faceless, has unveiled his sophomore solo effort Your Itinerary, which was released last week. If you have yet to check it out, you can now do so right now in the YouTube stream below. This album is pretty fucking rad. Be sure to pick up Your Itinerary, available now via Sumerian Records.       Continue reading

Exclusive Interview: SCALE THE SUMMIT’s Chris Letchford

I’ve been going on and on about the new album from progressive instrumetallers Scale The Summit for a while now and, after a bit of duration, I have finally sat down and exchanged a few words with StS’s lead guitarist Chris Letchford. Read on to learn all that you’ve been wondering about the bands new album The Migration, what Chris has been listening to and his favorite track on the new album.     Continue reading

EVAN BREWER Debuts New Song/Announces Tour Dates

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Bassist Evan Brewer has officially announced the release date of his sophomore solo album, Your Itinerary, as July 16th. The Sumerian Records-due Your Itinerary will boast the full-band addition of guitars, drums, piano and electronics from collaborators and peers such as Navene Koperweis (Animals As Leaders, Reflux), pianist Jeremiah Abel, and drummer Kyle Reese in contrast to the sole electric bass grooves of Alone. In turn, Evan has announced plans for a Summer tour alongside progressive metal act, Last Chance To Reason, in which he will be supported by drummer Alex Rudinger of The Faceless and Brandon Giffin of Cynic. Stream a new track entitled “Microscopic Scale”, peep the full tour details and check out what Evan Brewer, himself, had to say about the new developments, all after the jump.  Pre-order Your Itinerary hereContinue reading

Best of 2013: Gnarly’s Favorite Albums Of The First Half Of 2013

2013Well, it’s the half-way point of 2013 and there have been a shit-ton of amazing releases this year already with loads more promised before the end of the year. I just wanted to break down my favorite releases thus far this year. These are the albums that I have constantly been listening to in 2013 and they are all albums that you should be checking out if you haven’t yet.     Continue reading

Migrating To Greatness: Stream SCALE THE SUMMIT’s New Album In Full!

I’ve been praising Scale The Summit‘s latest album The Migration so much lately that I’m sure you folks are starting to get tired of it. If you haven’t gotten sick of the constant applause I’ve been giving this album, you’ll be pleased to learn that you can now enjoy Scale The Summit‘s latest masterpiece along with me.       Continue reading