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
Disgrace, whom Eric and I have both praised in the past, will be releasing their debut album True Enemy at the end of the month, March 24 on Closed Casket Activities. If that wasn’t exciting enough, the band has released a new beast of a track entitled “Slave To The Lead God”. Additionally, in support of the record, Disgrace have announced a slate of East Coast tour dates surrounding their slot on Worchester, MA’s New England Metal & Hardcore Festival in April wherein they will be joined by their Troy, NY worshipping brethren in God’s Hate on all dates. Peep the full tour details below along with “Slave To The Lead God” below and pre-order True Enemy via Closet Casket Activities here.
Lifeless are a band out of New Jersey specializing in bleak, heavy as shit, memorable metallic hardcore. I first heard of the band through a b9 hate thread criticizing their excessively violent shows and fans. Being a fan of ignorant shit live and on record, I knew instantly that they were going to be at best, one of my favorite bands and at worst, at least an enjoyable listen. They quickly settled into the former category and I finally had the chance to see them live at last year’s This Is Hardcore Festival wherein news was ruminating of a new LP. That LP, DREAM, is now in sight, set for the release date of March 24th on Fast Break! Records. I had the chance to speak with frontman Jeremy Tingle about the new record, DIY tour horror stories, chilling with Fury Of Five, the time rumors spread that Jeremy had been beaten to death with his own torn off leg, our mutual interests in DOOM and The X-Files and lots more. Check it all out along with an exclusive premiere of the band’s new single “Surrender” below, follow Lifeless on Facebook here and pre-order DREAM via Fast Break! Records here.
Milwaukee, WI hardcore unit Expire have announced dates for a short Spring tour alongside Homewrecker and Cross Me. Check the full details below. Continue reading
Los Angeles, CA hardcore heavyweights Terror have announced dates for a Spring supporting tour alongside The Story So Far, Four Year Strong and Souvenirs. Peep full dates and details below. VIP tickets are available now while regular tickets will be up this Friday through venue sites.
Terror’s last release was their 2013 5th full length LP, Live By The Code, split-released by Reaper Records and Victory Records. The band are currently working on their next album, The 25th Hour, due for release later this year. Continue reading
Chicago, IL metallic hardcore unit Harm’s Way have released a music video for the track “Amongst The Rust”, the group’s second released single off of their long-awaited upcoming third LP, Rust, due out March 10th via Deathwish Inc. In support of their imminent record, Harm’s Way have been touring on a nonstop cycle since January and have recently announced an upcoming North American tour with supporting Code Orange with Eternal Sleep and a European run reaching the UK and Germany. Stream “Amongst The Rust” below along with details for all dates for Harm’s Way’s touring cycle and pre-order Rust digitally, on CD and vinyl here via Deathwish Inc.
Lansdale, PA long-running metallic hardcore outfit CDC have released for stream their latest EP End,the group’s first effort since 2009’s Burn, exclusively over at Lambgoat. Recorded by Vince Ratti at Skylight Studios and mastered by Will Yip at Studio 4, the five song End takes hardcore back to a time of simpler no-frills meat and potatoes heaviness and comes out this upcoming February 17th via Get This Right Records. Stream End here and pick it up on limited vinyl here or digitally here.
New York metallic hardcore act King Nine have signed to Closed Casket Activities and are currently in the process of writing for their as-of-yet untitled sophomore LP, scheduled for release later this Summer. In addition, the band are slated to play a few festivals and one-offs later this year, full details below. Continue reading
Initially featured in a prior Aftermath Straight To The Point review, the young forebears of “Pittsburgh Heavy Shit” in Killing Thing have bestowed onto American Aftermath the opportunity to unveil their latest step into aural brutality. Following a demo, an EP and track appearances on a split and compilation (download it all free here!), the chaotic hardcore quartet have returned, armed with a new vocalist and drummer and ready to enter the modern metallic hardcore revival lexicon with a new EP due out soon on Head2Wall Records, of which the video for the first track is featured below. Directed by Tyler Long (Run, Forever and Black Mask) and recorded by Dave Rosenstraus (of Hounds of Hate and Pissed Jeans fame), “Derision” brandishes a brash, greater 90s metallic hardcore centered sound whilst underplaying but not completely abandoning the group’s groovy beatdown, which comes exemplified in the best way in the last seconds of the minute and forty crusher. As for the video, bloody, live and simple. Stream “Derision” below and be sure to catch Killing Thing on their Midwest stomp, details also below. Continue reading
Helmet will be playing a string of shows in February for the 20th anniversary of their album Betty. The band is booking no openers for any of the shows and the albums will be played in full at all stops, followed by a second set of fan favorite tracks. If you’ve been a fan of Helmet like Lane and I, I suggest you hit up one of these shows. Check out the dates below. Continue reading
Grooving stoner metal act Betzefer released The Devil Went Down To The Holy Land and now the band has released a new music video. The video is for their track “Can You Hear Me Now?” and the track is absolutely brilliant. The video is strange but interesting, but gahddamn, this song rules. You can check out the music video after the jump. Do it. Also, if you haven’t picked up The Devil Went Down To The Holy Land, seriously go out and pick it up in some form or another. It’s phenomenal. Continue reading
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
A good friend of mine is constantly giving me compact discs that they’ve burned for themselves. Because of this, I was cleaning my apartment and unearthed an old copy of White Pony they had given to me. As any Deftones fan would expect, after listening to it, I was thoroughly blown away. It got me thinking about their discography and raised some curiosity in the process. What are your favorite Deftones albums? Here’s my two cents and I know that at LEAST one other AA staffer loves the band. Also, when was the last time you seriously sat down and looked at the album art for Saturday Night Wrist? Amazing! Get my two cents after the jump and don’t forget to complete the poll
The finest, cerebral, contorted guitar playing I have seen has come from the hands of The Nautilus’ Ross Albrecht.The Nautilus bind the fluid propulsive rhythm of The Black Dahlia Murder and supplement it with Gojira-esque melodies. Also, add the finest British Columbian weed with overt Canadian thrash influences and you would have the slightest hint of what they sound like.
Having shared the stage with bands like Tesseract, Cloudkicker, The Ocean, Mouth of The Architect, and Intronaut, the band should have not been too surprised to see their debut EP being raved about by MetalSucks via their “Unsigned and Unholy”posts. Ross gives us a briefing on the Vancouver band.