Shining, the SDBM band from Sweden not the jazzy one from Norway, will be releasing their new album IX – Everyone, Everything, Everywhere, Ends at the end of next month and the band has released their third and final single off of the album. The track is titled “Framtidsutsikter” and, after it’s somewhat somber intro, it proceeds to crush and destroy with rage and angst. Check out the track below and get run over. YES. Continue reading
Run The Jewels, the rap duo featuring El-P and Killer Mike have released a music video for their collaborative track with Zack de la Rocha of Rage Against The Machine. The track is titled “Close Your Eyes (And Count To Fuck)”. The video exhibits expression of police brutality and racial profiling, all of which was summed up by the video’s director AG Rojas. You can see the video as well as read Rojas’ blurb below. Continue reading
Next week veterans Poison Idea will release their first new album in nine years and it is a doozy. The album is titled Confuse & Conquer and it’s a fucking beast. The band has released a few tracks and, with only a short time until the release date, they have unleashed a rad new track titled “Rhythms Of Insanity.” I love this band and I love this track. Check out the track below. Continue reading
Sworn Enemy will be embarking on their upc0ming No Mercy No Surrender tour next week and to support the tour, the band has released their new music video for “No Mercy.” The video is pretty cool and the tour should be amazing. Check out the video after the jump as well as the tour dates. Continue reading
KEN Mode have premiered the official video for their new track “Blessed” from their upcoming highly-anticipated Steve Albini-produced album, Success, over at Noisey. The Christopher Mills-directed clip depicts a visceral live show and simultaneously captures the energy of the new track. The song itself is a cataclysmic double-bass assault that capitalizes on the group’s noise rock influences and features extra noisy debauchery from Full of Hell‘s Dylan Walker, murderous cello from Natanielle Felicitas and insanity-laced guest vocals from Oxbow frontman Eugene S. Robinson. Check out the video for yourself after the break.
Coliseum are an interesting band who keep getting more and more intriguing as they go along. Sometimes the band has a punk edge, sometimes they are straight up post-rock. Regardless, the band never puts out anything bad. Speaking of, the band has released a new music video for their track “Sunlight In A Snowstorm,” which will be on the bands upcoming album Anxiety’s Kiss. Check out the video below. Continue reading
Well, this is appropriate. I am so into Royal Thunder‘s new record it’s insane. The band has been releasing fantastic track after fantastic track and it’s not stopping, it seems. The most recent of these tracks dropped over the weekend and they are titled “Wake Up” and “One Day,” the latter of which is NOT a Matisyahu cover. So, let’s all take in the awesome rocking goodness of Royal Thunder as we wake up on this Monday morning. Continue reading
Seattle doom duo Bell Witch have premiered a new track from their forthcoming album, Four Phantoms, over at Pitchfork. The new track is the 10-minute melancholic monster “Judgement, In Fire I – Garden (Of Blooming Ash”, which features more auditory grief than one might be able to handle. The heavy moments are completely devastating and the more atmospheric moments are beautifully chilling and somber. Stream the track for yourself over at Pitchfork or after the break.
Four Phantoms will be released on April 28 via Profound Lore.
Torche have premiered the official video for their track “Annihilation Affair” over at Loudwire. The track, which comes from their new record Restarter, is set to a visually-striking clip produced by Phil Mucci and Ian MacKay (Opeth, etc). The video depicts a destructive robot army, whose discovery of human women sparks curiosity but doesn’t end well. You can check out the video after the break.
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Experimental sound architect Dominic Fernow, better known as Prurient, has released a new track from his upcoming record, Frozen Niagara Falls, over at Rolling Stone. The new track is the chaotic yet serene “Dragonflies to Sew You Up”, which features colorful layers of electronics writhing underneath a persistent, pummeling, mechanized rhythm. Check out what Fernow calls a “chaotic and decadent mess” after the break.
Frozen Niagara Falls will be released on May 12.
Swiss sludgy trio The Crotals have unveiled the opening track from their forthcoming debut full-length, Fuel! Flames! Blast!. The track, titled “Lipstick On A Pig”, features driving, sludgy grooves and massive bass lines that venture into more noise rock territory. The raspy, throat-searing vocals are just the icing on the cake. You can check out the track after the break along with their video for “Never Sorry”.
Fuel! Flames! Blast! will be released on April 3 via Tenacity Music. Pre-orders can be found here.
German death metal unit Sulphur Aeon have premiered a new track from their upcoming sophomore full-length, Gateway To The Antisphere, over at CVLT Nation. The new track is the menacing “Titans”, which wastes no time ripping you into bits. The gruesome track is heavier than the Titans themselves. Head over to CVLT Nation to check it out yourself.
Gateway To The Antisphere will be released on April 3 via Imperium Productions and Ván Records.
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Portland nihilistic doom duo The Body have expanded upon their upcoming North American trek with Full of Hell. With the addition of the new tour dates, the band will be bringing their end time hymns across the country for nearly two months. The revised itinerary can be found after the break.
One-man industrial sound manipulator and honorary cyborg Tristan Shone, better known as Author & Punisher, is currently streaming his cover of Godflesh‘s “Body Dome Light” via his Soundcloud page. The catclysmic, robotic cover comes from the Godflesh tribute album, Fathers Of Our Flesh – Tribute To Godflesh, and can be streamed after the break.
Author & Punisher‘s European trek commences today in Hamburg, Germany. The eight-date trek will see Shone alongside digital hardcore legends Atari Teenage Riot on select dates. The touring schedule can be found below.
Shone is currently working on the next Author & Punisher full-length for Housecore Records
Bay Area hardcore/punk/post-punk/whatever band Ceremony announced today the release date for their new LP. Set for a May 19 2015 release once again thru Matador Records, The L-Shaped Man is a literal, metaphorical, and metaphysical quantum leap from their early days and even just from their last album Zoo.
Read on after the break for the details including pre-ordering info and tour dates: