WORMWOOD (DOOMRIDERS) Streaming New Track “White Plague”

Wormwood – the new partnership between original Doomriders members Chris Pupecki and Chris Bevilacqua – have premiered a new track from their forthcoming self-titled release over at CVLT Nation. The new track is entitled “White Plague” and it is full of harsh, sludgy riffs that are sure to cause cerebral hemorrhaging with each devastating blow. Feel free to stream the new track after the break.

Wormwood will be released digitally on October 14th via Magic Bullet Records and on CD/LP via Patac Records.

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OBLITERATIONS Streaming New Album “Poison Everything”

Obliterations-Poison-Everything-2014Obliterations will be releasing their radical album Poison Everything on the 14th and the band has just unleashed the full force of said album upon all of you measly mumps. Pitchfork is currently streaming the effort and if you skip over this, we are no longer friends. It’s heavy, aggressive and a ton of other adjectives I can’t even comprehend. Check it out here.

Harm’s Way Announce Studio Time For New Album


Chicago, IL metallic hardcore act Harm’s Way are set to begin studio sessions tomorrow for their as-of-yet untitled upcoming ten-track third LP, due out early 2015 via Deathwish Inc. The newly effort will see the band returning to record with Andy Nelson of Bricktop Studios with mastering duties to be handled by Kurt Ballou of Godcity Studios.

Harm’s Way most recently released their Blinded EP on Deathwish Inc. in 2013, the first release with the label since their contract signing earlier that year.


Sick/Tired Streaming New Track “Descent”


Chicago hardcore grind unit Sick/Tired are set to release their third full-length LP, Dissolution, this Halloween on A389 Recordings and have released a bludgeoning new track entitled “Descent” to tease the occasion. Not that any such invite is needed. The Chicago fiends have proved their salt over a back catalog of nine past releases, cementing brutal supremacy from their produced debut 7″ EP to last year’s lo-fi-esque King Of Dirt LP. Check out “Descent” over at Invisible Oranges here and pre-order Sick/Tired’s Dissolution, which features a Merzbow collab on its title track, via A389 Recordings here. In addition, Sick/Tired are due to tour Europe in support of the release later this October, details below. Continue reading

Sea Of Shit Release Tour Tape For Digital Download

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Chicago, IL noisy powerviolence act Sea Of Shit have released for free digital download their 2014 tour tape, available for sale on their West Coast tour earlier this year. The band had this to say about the release:

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Full Of Hell Announce Supporting Tour With Weedeater And Lazer/Wulf


Audio terrorists Full Of Hell will be hitting the road for two weeks later this November, supporting stoner doom fiends Weedeater alongside prog metal act Lazer/Wulf. Peep the full details below and be sure to look out for Full Of Hell’s upcoming third LP and collaborative album with acclaimed noise artist Merzbow, Full Of Hell & Merzbow, everywhere November 25th on CD via Profound Lore Records. A vinyl release for the record is due at a later date via A389 Recordings. Continue reading

PHARAOH Streaming New Track “The Slasher”

New Jersey sludge-bringers Pharaoh have premiered a new track from their forthcoming debut album, Negative Everything, over at Decibel. The new track is the five minute “The Slasher”, whose first half is populated by towering doomed riffs and second half is a swelling, dismal tremolo picked assault to the end. Check out the track for yourself over at Decibel now.

Negative Everything will be released through A389 Recordings on October 31st. The official artwork and track listing for the release can be seen after the break as well as their upcoming tour dates with Homewrecker.

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DIVIDER Streaming Debut Album “All Barren”

cover-GKR031Sludge monsters Divider released their fantastic debut album All Barren today and the band teamed up with AltPress to stream the album in full. I really hope you people have been keeping up with this band but if you haven’t then today is the day you get caught up. This band has crafted one of the filthiest, most disgustingly rad albums of the year and I want everyone to listen to it. Rage on after the jump.     Continue reading

GODFLESH Streaming New Track “Imperator”


Aural annihilators Godflesh are back with “Imperator”, the second single off of the group’s upcoming return LP, A World Lit Only By Fire. Holding true to initial claims of the upcoming album as a return to form, the new track is classic Godflesh, pounding rhythms, nasty tones and simplistic but utterly gnashing riffage in tow. Check “Imperator” out below and look out for A World Lit Only By Fire everywhere October 7th on CD/LP/Digital Download via Avalanche Recordings and cassette via Hydra Head Records.

FULL OF HELL Streaming New Track “Gordian Knot”


Audio terrorists Full Of Hell are currently streaming “Gordian Knot”, the first cut off of their upcoming collaborative LP with renown Japanese noise artist Merzbow, exclusively over at Noisey. Delivering on the band’s promise to continue to push their aural boundaries to further realms of harshness and inaccessibility, the new track deters away from the band’s groovier dark hardcore beginnings in place of a newer adherence to the rasp of death metal and grindcore, a direction the full album is due to pursue. Stream “Gordian Knot” via Noisey here along with an interview with vocalist Dylan Walker on the band’s new alliance with label Profound Lore, commentary on the development of the new album as well as information on the second bonus album included exclusively with the CD version of the band’s upcoming LP. In addition, Full Of Hell are set to embark on an Australian tour with Idylls and Machina Genova late November. Peep dates for that tour below.

Full Of Hell & Merzbow arrives November 25th on CD via Profound Lore Records and vinyl via A389 Recordings. Full Of Hell’s most recent release was an exclusive 2014 Record Store Day split with Dwid Hellion (Integrity) noise project Psywarfare.

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GODMAKER Streaming New Track “Megalith”



Brooklyn-based sludge outfit Godmaker have released a new track from their forthcoming self-titled debut, which will be released on November 11th through Aqualamb. The new track is the eight minute behemoth, “Megalith”, that churns out devastatingly crushing and catchy riff after riff. The song sounds like a mash-up between all the best parts of Sleep and sister band High on Fire. You can check out the track fro yourself after the break.

Pre-orders for the album can be found here.

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OLD MAN GLOOM Streaming New Track “The Lash”

Old Man Gloom (Isis, Cave In, etc) have released  a new track of their forthcoming album, The Ape of God, which is due out on November 11th via Profound Lore (CD/Digital) and SIGE Records (2XLP). The new track is entitled “The Lash” and it trudges along with bass-heavy grooves and cycling, sludgy riffs.  Check out the track for yourself after the break.

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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

DIVDER Streaming New Track “Crow Eater”

cover-GKR031Divider are an amazing band that has recently been brought to my attention. I was a week or so into listening to the band when I received the shocking revelation that the vocalist of Divider was the vocalist in one of my all time favorite bands Skycamefalling! Yeah I totally had no idea that Chris Tzompanakis was in Divider, but that add another layer to this band that I already enjoy.

Enough about me being a fanboy, Divider are currently streaming a rad new track (which I have kindly embedded below) and if you don’t stop to enjoy it, you’ll be an even bigger disappointment than the ending of Lost. “Crow Eater” will fuck you up. CHECK IT.      Continue reading