Category Archives: Post-Metal

Review: JAR’D LOOSE – “Turns 13″

Jar’d Loose’s 2012 debut, Goes to Purgatory, was almost too good to be true. The Chicago quartet expertly combined the driving rhythms associated with bands like Helmet, with subtle noisy debauchery and offbeat vocals. The end result was an eccentric, fresh take on the 90′s-tinged alternative metal and noise rock sound. Goes to Purgatory was pretty straight forward, but was pulled off with finesse and provided the framework for the band’s sound. But a band as odd as Jar’d Loose are not above pushing their own boundaries. Their sophomore full length, Turns 13,  shows the band extending their tendrils into new territories while still maintaining their dirty sound.

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JAR’D LOOSE Premiere “Carrion Guy” Drum Playthrough Video

Chicago noise rockers Jar’d Loose have teamed up with Gear Gods to bring you a playthrough video of drummer Phil Hardman jamming out to the band’s new track “Carrion Guy”. The track will appear on the group’s forthcoming album, Turns 13, which is due out on May 27th. You can check out the video after the break.

Jar’d Loose will also be playing the following shows this weekend with Fuck the Facts:

Apr 18 – Oshkosh, WI @ The Underground
Apr 19 – Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock Social Club

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KEN MODE Tease New Material

KEN mode have been demoing new material for their sixth full length record as of late, and have taken to Instagram to tease a new song. The new track is titled “Blessed” and you can listen to a brief snippet after the break. According to the band, the new record will be entitled Success and will be released Spring 2015 through Season of Mist and New Damage Records. Check out the clip below.

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DRUNK DAD Announce New Album “Ripper Killer”

Portland noisy sludge mongers, Drunk Dad, have announced the release of their debut full length record. The album will bear the title Ripper Killer and will see a release through Eolian Empire on July 1st. The new record comes hot on the heels of the band’s Morbid Reality EP of last year, which can be streamed after the break.

If you live in the Portland area, the band will be having a listening party at Valentines on April 20th, of course. Redneck, Covenant, Dark Wraith and J.O.P.O. will also be making an appearance.

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JAR’D LOOSE Streaming New Track “Adult Prom”

Jar’d Loose have premiered a new cut from their forthcoming album, Turns 13, over at A.V. Club.  The new track is the groove heavy, twisted “Adult Prom” and it channels classic noise-rock from the likes of Helmet and The Jesus Lizard, but with a creative, sickening spin on it. Head over to A.V. Club to stream the jam now.

Turns 13 will be released on May 17th via The Path Less Traveled/Threshold of Pain.

THE GREAT SABATINI Announce New Album “Dog Years”

Montreal noise metallers, The Great Sabatini, have announced the release of their newest full length opus, Dog Years. The album, which was recorded by Sean Pearson (Cursed, etc), will be released on June 2nd via Solar Flare Records on CD, LP, and digital formats. An official album trailer can be viewed after the break. The Great Sabatini’s past works can be streamed on their Bandcamp page.

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