Blackened death metallers Ævangelist have premiered their forthcoming full-length, Enthrall To The Void Of Bliss, at Invisible Oranges. The album will officially be released on CD and digital formats in North America on October 9 and in Europe on October 23 via 20 Buck Spin. A vinyl edition is slated to arrive in December. Pre-orders can be still be found here and here. Fans of Portal, Behemoth and Ulcerate will have no problem falling in love with this blasphemous and delightfully dissonant opus. Check it out after the break.
Leave it to Melvins to release an EP longer than most LPs. Clocking in at forty minutes, Beer Hippy is the new 10″ from the fuzz kingpins and it sounds fucking rad. Melvins don’t do bad, so I guess this was to be expected, though. Lane and I had no idea this was happening, but we are both stoked to get new tunes from these legends. Stream the Beer Hippy EP below. Continue reading
Today marks the release of one of my favorite albums of the year, Fit For An Autopsy‘s Absolute Hope, Absolute Hell. This album is brilliantly crafted and stunningly heavy. Fit For An Autopsy have always been a good band, but I think this album marks their rise to greatness. The band is currently streaming the album and you need to listen to it. Get some after the jump. Continue reading
New Jersey punks Night Birds have premiered their upcoming full-length, Mutiny at Muscle Beach, over at Impose Magazine. The album will officially be released on October 2 via Fat Wreck Chords and can still be pre-ordered at this location. The album features a vibrant, old school punk feel with a modern twist to it. Stream all 12 catchy anthems after the break.
Swiss djentlemen Make Me a Donut have premiered their upcoming full-length, Bright Side, at Revolver. The album will officially be released on October 2 via Tenacity Music and can be purchased here. The record combines the nuances of modern, groove based progressive metal popularized by the likes of Periphery and Animals as Leaders, with the intensity of deathcore. Check it out now.
British heavy metal legends Satan have premiered their forthcoming full-length, Atom By Atom, over at Invisible Oranges. The record will be released in North America on October 16 via Listenable Records. Pre-orders can be found here. Fans of the classic, fiery, NWOBHM style will have no problem becoming enamored with this album. Check it out after the break.
Norwegian grinders Beaten to Death have premiered their upcoming album, Unplugged, at Stereogum. The album will officially be released on October 9 via Mas Kina Records. Pre-orders can still be picked up here. The album is a high octane ride through 13 tracks of the most forward-thinking, eccentric and complex grindcore to be heard this year. Stream the record right now. Stop wasting time!
Okay, I’m not afraid to say that Spelljammer‘s Ancient Of Days is definitely one of my favorite albums of the year. It’s just an unbelievable record through and through. I’ve been championing it for a while now and now you can understand why. Spelljammer wanted you all to hear it before you buy it this weekend(which you should totally do). You can stream the album in full right now, just by clicking on past the jump. This is the doooooooooom. Continue reading
Man, we love Pigs here on AA. This band is absolutely fantastic and the same can be said for their new record Wronger. If you’re unaware or looking to be impressed, now is the time for your education. Pigs will release Wronger on Friday, but you can hear the album in full right now. All you have to do is click on over after the jump and let the noise rock take you. Continue reading
Wild Throne will release Harvest Of Darkness next month and the band has now teamed up with Stereogum to stream the album in full. The album is really weird and really wild and I’m digging it. Lane has posted about the band before but I am just now hopping on the wagon. Check out Harvest Of Darkness below and see what’s up. Continue reading
One of my most anticipated albums of the year comes from
French San Franciscan hardcore act Loma Prieta. The band will be releasing Self Portrait early next month and if you, like me, can’t wait to hear the fuzzy raw hardcore action, have I got some news for you! Loma Prieta is currently streaming their new album in full and you can hear the whole thing after the jump. Check it!
[Editors Note: I’m an idiot. Loma Prieta is not from France. That is all.] Continue reading
San Francisco’s Deafheaven have premiered their upcoming, highly-anticipated new album, New Bermuda,on NPR. The follow-up to 2013’s critically-acclaimed Sunbather will be released on October 2 via Anti Records. Compared to its predecessor, New Bermuda is much heavier, rawer and more nuanced. Stop wasting time and check it out for yourself now.
Seattle’s death/thrash/hardcore hybrids Black Breath have premiered their upcoming full-length, Slaves Beyond Death, at Invisible Oranges. The album will officially be released this Friday, September 25, via Southern Lord. Pre-orders can be found here. Just like previous albums Heavy Breathing and Sentenced to Life, Slaves Beyond Death is an endless barrage of crusty mayhem. Is it their best album to date? Quite possibly so. Decide for yourself here.
UK death metal outfit Abhorrent Decimation have premiered their upcoming album, Miasmic Mutation, at No Clean Singing. The record will be released Friday, September 25, and can be pre-ordered here. The album will satisfy all of your death metal needs with its thunderous blast beats, gritty vocals and bone-breaking, tech death adjacent riffs. Stream the darn thing right now.