COWARDS Streaming New Track “Birth Of The Sadistic Son”

Parisian sludge-makers Cowards have premiered a new track from their forthcoming album, Rise to Infamy, over at Music and Riots. The new, absolutely savage track, entitled “Birth Of The Sadistic Son”, will rip you to shreds. The vile, dissonant chaotic violence comes together with blackened sludge in an unholy matrimony. Stream the track for yourself here, but be sure to keep a first aid kit handy.

Rise to Infamy will be released on February 9th via Throatruiner.

 

PRIMITIVE MAN Streaming New Track “4330”

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Primitive Man have premiered a new track from their upcoming split release with St. Louis’ Fister over at Noisey. The new track, entitled “4330”, is nearly eight minutes of filth-ridden, misanthropic doom that will instill in you a great hatred of all things. Basically, it’s another solid Primitive Man track. You can stream the track for yourself after the break.

A389 Recordings will release the split this Friday, November 28th.

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WAYFARER Streaming New Album “Children Of The Iron Age”

wayfarereAtmospheric blackened metal at Wayfarer released their debut album Children Of The Iron Age today and if you haven’t caught up with this bands madness, you are missing out. Wayfarer‘s music is tough to sum up, but it’s phenomenally crafted, haunting and mesmerizing. You can stream the entire album after the jump, courtesy of Decibel. Enjoy!      Continue reading

WHITE ARMS OF ATHENA Release Music Video For “Heavy Sleep”

waoaI’ve never listened to a lot of White Arms Of Athena before now, but the band’s new album just jumped up the list for me. The bands self-titled album will be released in a few weeks and they have released a music video for their track “Heavy Sleep.” I am loving this track and the video, so yeah. Check this shit out and do it ASAP. I’m sure you’ll love it as much as I do.     Continue reading

PERIPHERY Streaming New Track “The Scourge”

peripheryband2014_638It has already been announced that Periphery will be releasing two new albums, Juggernaut: Alpha and Juggernaut: Omega, both due out in January. Well, the band is now teasing us with some of their amazing new music. We all saw how incredible and inventive the band can be with their Clear album and I think they have evolved even more with the Juggernaut series. The band is streaming their track “The Scourge” right now and you HAVE to hear this. It’s incredible.      Continue reading

BARING TEETH Streaming New Album “Ghost Chorus Among Old Ruins”

Dallas-based technical metal outfit Baring Teeth have premiered their forthcoming sophomore full length, Ghost Chorus Among Old Ruins, over at Revolver. The record will officially be released next Tuesday, November 25th, via Willowtip Records and pre-orders can still be placed here. On the new disorienting record, vocalist/guitarist Andrew Hawkins comments:

“This album was a really difficult one to make. We pushed ourselves as songwriters and as musicians, but I think the extra focus we placed on crafting a complete, focused album really paid off. Every song plays into the larger whole while still being brutal and catchy, and we wrote much more concertedly this time around. Our goal was to make an album that pushes the extremes of [debut full-length] Atrophy as far as possible, and we’re really happy with the result.”

If you cannot wait five more days to have your equilibrium wrecked, then stream the new record at this location.

WOLVHAMMER Announce West Coast Tour With BLACK COBRA

Wolvhammer will continue their North American decimation with a new string of West Coast tour dates in support of their third full length album, Clawing Into Black Sun. The band will provide direct support to San Francisco sludge duo Black Cobra. Those tour dates can be found after the break.

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IDES OF GEMINI Debut “Seer Of Circassia” Video

Ides of Gemini have premiered the new haunting, ritualistic video for their track “Seer of Circassia”, over at Noisey. Bassist/vocalist Sera Timms issued the following comments regarding the conceptual nature of the video:

“The concept of the album traces the symbolic-psychological breakdown of a character over ten days [‘Seer Of Circassia’ takes place on day four]. We’re working within the structures of psycho-spiritual alchemical transformation, utilizing Carl Jung’s school of analytical psychology. Essentially we have a story of the psychological conflict of opposing forces — yin-yang, male/female/dark light, etc. — each driven by desire. The masculine archetype in this story desires control and structure, while the feminine archetype desires recognition and equality as it has been repressed in the ‘Old World.’ Our protagonist is the Emperor, based creatively on the last Emperor of Constantinople, who represents the ego, masculine, solar consciousness along with control, structure, domination, force and power.”

Watch the video after the break and pick up a copy of Ides of Gemini’s new record, Old World New Wave, here.

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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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XIBALBA Reveal Artwork And Track Listing For New Album

California’s Xibalba have revealed the official artwork (courtesy of Dan Seagrave) and track listing for their forthcoming third full length and follow up to Hasta La Muerte, Tierra y Libertad. Both of those can be seen after the break.

Tierra y Libertad is scheduled to be released on January 26th (Europe) and 27th (North America) via Southern Lord. Audio and video previews of the album are scheduled to be revealed in the coming weeks.

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Review: LADDER DEVILS – “Clean Hands”

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Release Date: November 4th
Label: Brutal Panda Records
FFO: Pigs, War Brides

I was first introduced to Ladder Devils way back when they released their three-way split with Fight Amp and Kowloon Walled City. Back then, the band stood out to me, but I was fully invested in the pure awesomeness that is Kowloon. Today though, I cannot stop listening to Ladder Devils and for good reason. Even since the release of the aforementioned split, this band has truly grown and expanded upon their noisy, sludgy sound. The band recently released their new album Clean Hands and I’m here to talk about it. Lets get to it.     Continue reading

COWARDS Release New Album Trailer

French malevolent hardcore/sludge quintet Cowards have released a new trailer for their forthcoming album, Rise To Infamy, which is due out on February 9th via Throatruiner. In clip features shots of the band performing and creepy, horror film-esque images set to the album’s dissonant third track, “Frustration (Is My Girl)”. The clip can be seen after the break along with the album’s artwork and track listing.

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