MASTODON Release Music Video For “The Motherload”

Mastodon-2014Mastodon have been teasing their new music video for a while now, but I don’t think anyone expected what they have done. The band teamed up with Adult Swim again and they have released the most ass-tastic metal video of the year. Possibly the most ass-tastic video of the year, with the competition being Nicki Minaj‘s “Anaconda.” Check out “The Motherload” after the jump. ALL DAT ASS!     Continue reading

WINDHAND & SALEM’S POT Streaming Halloween Split 10″

10-Windhand-Salems-Pot-SPLIT-webDoomsters Windhand and psychedelics Salem’s Pot have teamed up with RidingEasy Records to release a special Halloween 10″. If you’re not excited about that, you can hear the split right now! You seriously need to hear this split, it’s phenomenal. I love Windhand and I’m new to Salem’s Pot, so it’s cool to check them out on this as well. Stream this rad release after the jump.      Continue reading

ANCIENT VVISDOM To Release New Album “Sacrificial”

Ohio occult rockers Ancient VVisdom have announced the release of their third full length record and follow up to 2013’s Deathlike. The new album will carry the title Sacrificial and will be released on October 14th via Magic Bullet Records. The new 10-track effort was produced by vocalist Nathan Opposition, engineered by Travis Smith at The Diamond Factory in Austin and mastered by Paul Logus (Anthrax, Clutch, etc) at Taloowa Mastering in New York. Opposition issued the following comments regarding the record:

“Where there is chaos you will find us. Where there is disorder, others find discomfort yet I find salvation. Lead me not unto anything. I am my own.This album will enlighten the fools and give the enlightened something to listen to.”

The album’s artwork and track listing can be found after the break along with a stream of Deathlike.

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NO BRAGGING RIGHTS Streaming New Album “The Concrete Flower”

No_Bragging_Rights_-_The_Concrete_FlowerNo Bragging Rights will release their new album The Concrete Flower tomorrow and the band has released a full stream of the album for the world to hear. I’m really enjoying this album and this is pretty much my introduction to No Bragging Rights, so this has made a good first impression. You can check out the album after the jump, courtesy of Revolver. Stream and enjoy.     Continue reading

HOSTAGE CALM Release Music Video For “A Thousand Miles Away From Here”

hostage calmHostage Calm have released their new album Die On Stage and the band has quickly followed up with a music video directed by the one and only Max Moore. I love this guys videos and I think Hostage Calm are incredible so, put the two together and you get awesome. Check out the bands music video for “A Thousand Miles Away From Here” after the jump. Enjoy!      Continue reading

AEGES Streaming New Album “Above & Down Below”

Aeges-Above-Down-Below-SmallLane has been telling us about Aeges over the last few months and if you haven’t been paying attention, you’ve been missing out. The band will be releasing their new album next week and the full album is currently streaming in full. So, if you haven’t checked out Aeges yet, or you’ve been aching for more of the bands amazing music, now is the time. Check out Above & Down Below after the jump.      Continue reading

PITY SEX Announce Split 7″ With ADVENTURES, Stream New Track “Acid Reflex”

Adventures__Pity_Sex_-_SplitMichigan indie-rockers Pity Sex have announced that they will be releasing a split 7″ with Code Orange side project Adventures. I love both of these bands, so I am stoked that they will be not only releasing new music, but that they will be together on wax. Freakin’ sweet, right? Well, don’t think that Pity Sex stopped at just that awesome announcement. The band is also streaming a rad new track titled “Acid Reflex,” which you can check out after the jump. It’s amazing. Simple as that.     Continue reading

LO-PAN Streaming New Track “Vox”

Ohio riff-masters Lo-Pan have premiered a new track from their forthcoming record, Colossus, over at The Obelisk. The new song is entitled “Vox” and it hits with tremendous stoner/sludgy rock weight that is all together headbang-worthy and catchy. Head over to The Obelisk to jam it now.

Colossus will be released on October 7th via Small Stone. The remaining dates of the band’s current tour with Black Cobra can be seen below.

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Stream The Southern Metal Documentary SLOW SOUTHERN STEEL

slowsouthernsteelposter1As a resident of the south and a fan of southern sludge, I was very excited when I when I learned (years ago) that CT from Arkansas band Rwake was putting together a documentary spotlighting the heavy music scene in the south. Well, the documentary, titled Slow Southern Steel has been released and is available for streaming now. You can check out the full-length doc after the jump, which features members of Goatwhore, Eyehategod, Down, Dead Bird, Music Hates You and more. Enjoy your Friday.      Continue reading

Happy Diving Streaming New Song “Sad Planet”



It’s difficult to reconcile that Happy Diving has only been a band for a little under a year. With only a four track demo out so far, the criminally unknown East Bay, California band embody a natural propensity for eased songwriting with catchy hooks and melodies that suggest a band in the long term, combining the groove and drive of early Weezer and California X alongside the depressive morose of shoegaze and dream pop into a unique concoction all their own. Today brings the second single, “Sad Planet”, off of the group’s recently announced, upcoming debut LP, Big World, recorded earlier this year with producer Jack Shirley (Deafheaven, Whirr). It’s a track that’s more of the same, in a best way possible. Stream “Sad Planet” along with the first single “Weird Dream” below and pre-order Big World, due October 21st via Father/Daughter Records, here.

NO BRAGGING RIGHTS Streaming New Track “Fallen Masters”

No_Bragging_Rights_-_The_Concrete_FlowerA few weeks back No Bragging Rights released a track off of their forthcoming album The Concrete Flower and now the band has followed up with another new jam. This time around, the band has premiered “Fallen Masters” which I really dig. It’s a fun, melodic track featuring a sample from Sylvester motherfuckin’ Stallone. Check out the track after the jump as well as the bands upcoming tour dates alongside Senses Fail.      Continue reading

LO-PAN Streaming New Track “Regulus”

Ohio heavy rockers Lo-Pan have premiered the opening track of their forthcoming album, Colossus, over at Noisey. The track is the five minute, catchy riff conjuring “Regulus”, whose hooks will be stuck in your head for the remainder of your day. Head over to Noisey to jam out to the new tune.

Colossus will be released on October 7th via Small Stone. The band’s  tour dates with Black Cobra can be seen after the break.

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HE IS LEGEND Streaming New Album “Heavy Fruit”

he is legendHe Is Legend might be releasing the universal album of the year tomorrow and if you want to try it before you buy it, now is your chance. That’s right, He Is Legend is currently streaming their new album Heavy Fruit, which you can check out after the jump. It’s heavy, expansive and powerful from start to finish, so I highly suggest you click your ass on through and check this beast out. Enjoy. You’ll be glad you did.       Continue reading