Influential Philadelphia metal act Starkweather have released a three minute unmastered excerpt of a new track entitled “Divided By Zero” over on their Purevolume page. The track is the first taste of new material that is slated to be released sometime in 2015, according to the band. The excerpt itself features a lot of grumbling, sludge riffs accompanied by hypnotic, spiraling solo work. Check it out for yourself at this location.
Wisconsin post/black metal outfit Bereft have released a new track from their forthcoming album, Lost Ages, which is due out on November 18th via Silent Pendulum Records. The new track is the nearly seven minute “Loss” and it combines melancholy-ridden black metal riffs with post-metal gruff, sludge metal groove and post-rock cinematics into one enthralling little number. You can check out the track for yourself after the break.
Pre-orders for Lost Ages can be found here.
Birmingham-based metallers Anaal Nathrakh have announced the release of their anticipated new full length and follow up to their critically-lauded 2012 album, Vanitas. The new album, which was once again produced by the band’s own Mick Kenney, will be entitled Desideratum and will be released on October 24th (GAS), 27th (Rest of Europe) and the 28th (North America) via Metal Blade. The album’s artwork, track listing and a stream of the new track “Idol” can be found after the break.
Pre-orders for the record can be placed here.
Code Orange have premiered their highly-anticipated new record, I Am King, over at Consequence of Sound. The album will officially be released on September 2nd via Deathwish, Inc. But for those of us who couldn’t wait any longer, Consequence of Sound is helping us satiate our appetites. The album is quite the contrast, for the most part, to the group’s previous efforts. I Am King shows a lot more straight-forward metal-influence and some emphasis on groove. Check it out for yourself and tell us what you think.
Portland trio Sloths have premiered the opening cut from their forthcoming Twenty Years EP over at Metal Underground. The track is entitled “Elegy” and in under three minutes in length it churns out a procession of melodic, high octane riffs that run the gamut of post-hardcore, metallic hardcore and everything in between. Check out the track for yourself over at Metal Underground.
Twenty Years will be available digitally this Friday, August 29th. A physical release is due out in October through The Ghost is Clear, Don’t Live Like Me and Illuminasty Records.
You can check out Sloths’ previous release on their Bandcamp page.
Killer Be Killed is the supergroup featuring members of The Dillinger Escape Plan, Mastodon and Soulfly and they released a pretty phenomenal album earlier this year. The band has just released their new music video for their track “Snakes Of Jehova,” which can be seen after the jump. This video is not unlike their debut video for “Wings Of Feather And Wax,” but it’s still cool. Check it out below and see if it tickles your fancy. Continue reading
Arizonian death metal outfit Lago have premiered a new track from their upcoming debut full length, Tyranny, over at Metal Sucks. The new track, entitled “The Tyranny of Men”, is a true death metal opus with its raw, blood-soaked riffs and monstrous guttural vocals. Not to mention their penchant for stellar guitar solos. Check out the track for yourself over at Metal Sucks now.
Los Angeles dreamy doom outfit Ides of Gemini have released a new track from their forthcoming sophomore full length, Old World New Wave, over at Revolver. The new track is entitled “The Adversary” and it is driven by raw, sludgy guitars that are awash with ethereal melodies and haunting, angelic vocals. Check out the track for yourself over at Revolver now.
Old World New Wave will be released on September 16th via Neurot Recordings (CD/digital) and SIGE Records (vinyl).
St. Louis crossover outfit Cross Examination have premiered their new EP, Dawn of the Dude, over at Decibel. The seven track, high octane release is out now via Organized Crime Records can be purchased here. If you like fast, drug induced party anthems, then you will love this EP to death. Head over to Decibel to check it out now.
Arizona’s Sorxe have premiered another new track from their forthcoming debut album, Surrounded by Shadows, over at The Obelisk. The new track is the eight minute closing number, “The Mountain Man”, that churns out low-end grooves and lengthy passages of Neurosian drone and haunting clean guitar. You can stream the lengthy epic over at The Obelisk now.
Surrounded by Shadows will be released on September 2nd.
Californian post-metal outfit Secrets of the Sky have premiered a new track from their forthcoming split LP with Arizonian sludgemasters Godhunter, GH/OST:S, over at Metal Sucks. The new track is entitled “The Star” and for nearly seven minutes it pummels you with monolithic riffs and lulls you with meditative atmospherics. Point your browsers to Metal Sucks to stream the jam now.
GH/OST:S will be released on September 9th.
Following their performance at this year’s Southwest Terror Fest in Tuscon, Arizona this October, Secrets of the Sky will return to the studio to record their sophomore LP for an early 2015 release.
Ohio heavy rockers Lo-Pan have premiered the opening track of their forthcoming album, Colossus, over at Noisey. The track is the five minute, catchy riff conjuring “Regulus”, whose hooks will be stuck in your head for the remainder of your day. Head over to Noisey to jam out to the new tune.
Colossus will be released on October 7th via Small Stone. The band’s tour dates with Black Cobra can be seen after the break.
Italian death metal outfit Bloodtruth have released a new lyric video for their track “Foresworn” over at Metal Assault. The spiraling metallic assault comes from the group’s forthcoming debut full length, Obedience, which is due out on September 16th via Unique Leader. You can check out the lyric video after the break.
The Glorious Gone, the band previously known as Argonauts, recently performed at this past weekend’s Gwar-B-Q in Richmond, Virginia. Fan-filmed footage captured the band performing a new track and you can witness it in all its riff-churning glory below.
The band’s new lineup appears to be the following, according to their Facebook Page.
Harrison Christy (ex-Psyopus) – Vocals
Chris Alfano (East of the Wall) – Guitar
Brett Bamberger (ex-East of the Wall, Revocation) -Bass
Dave Witte (Municipal Waste) – Drums
John Adubato (ex-Burnt By the Sun) – Guitar