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.
Old Wounds have premiered a new track from their upcoming EP, Death Projection, over at Mass Appeal. The New Jersey metallic hardcore quartet bring you “Ritual”, a track that churns raw, aggressive riffs that will snap many a neck in under two-minutes. Head over to Mass Appeal to check it out now.
Death Projection will be released on September 16th via Good Fight Music. Pre-orders can be placed here. In case you missed, stream the track “Dead Beat Blues” 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.
Out of the blue, Greensboro, NC grindcore/crust unit Torch Runner have returned, along with details for their upcoming sophomore LP, Endless Nothing, which if the debut single “Godlust” is any sign, signals only an amplification of brutalistic quality for the group. Due out September 30th via Southern Lord Records, Endless Nothing is an effort “reaching new depths of auditory violence”, according to the group’s press release. As the evidence stands so far, I believe it. Check out the new track “Godlust” along with full album artwork and tracklistings for Endless Nothing below.
Dublin, Ireland metallic hardcore outfit Frustrationhave released a music video for the crushing title track of their upcoming EP, I Don’t Think God Heard Me, which will be up for pre-order this Sunday via German record label Farewell Records. In addition, Frustration are kicking off a European tour with peers Niburu next week. Check out the video for “I Don’t Think God Heard Me” along with full details for that tour below. Continue reading →
Death metal legends Obituary will be releasing the highly anticipated Inked In Blood in October and the band has unleashed the first single off of the album: “Visions In My Head.” It’s a heavy chugging beast and it’s definitely the Obituary I love. Check out the track below and tell me you’re not excited for this massive release. Enjoy the stream. Continue reading →
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.
Avantgarde rockers Kayo Dot will release their new album Coffins On Io in October and the band is currently streaming their new track “Library Subterranean,” which you can hear below. This is a pretty phenomenal track and it absolutely flies by and doesn’t seem like it was even close to eight and a half minutes long. Check out “Library Subterranean” after the jump or blow your brains out. Continue reading →
Cruel Hand will release their new album The Negatives late next month and the band has released their new music video for their track “Unhinged – Unraveled.” It’s a fucking weird video, and while I’ve never been the biggest Cruel Hand fan, I don’t hate this song. You can check out the video after the jump and see what you think. Continue reading →
Post-rockers Pianos Became The Teeth have recently signed to Epitaph Records where they will release their new album Keep You later this year and the band has released the albums first single “Repine.” I absolutely love this track and, well anything PBTT have ever done. Am I excited? Yes. Am I ready to hear this album? Yes. Should you pass up listening to “Repine?” No. Check out the track after the jump. 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.
Tyranny will be released on September 16th. Pre-orders can be found here and here.
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).
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.