The first taste of Team Dead‘s (Ex-Bird Eater) debut EP, Whale Bones and Tin Foil, has arrived. The track is entitled “Malarkey” and it is teeming with down-tuned, groove-laden guitars and disemboweling low-end. If that excites you, check it out after the break.
Whale Bones and Tin Foil will be released on April 21.
Polish grind quartet Antigama have premiered the first taste of their forthcoming full-length The Insolent, which is due out on May 7 via Selfmadegod. The new track, which is paired with studio footage, is titled “Used To” and it will rip you to shreds with its tornado of riffs. It’s Antigama doing what they do best; delivering angular, complex grind that never fails to amaze. You can check out the track after the break.
The lineup for the highly anticipated tenth edition of the legendary, annual This Is Hardcore festival has been announced. Day-to-day lineups are to be unveiled later this week and information on afterparties at Underground Arts, Voltage Lounge and KungFu Necktie will be announced later on through the year. Tickets will be up for purchase starting this Friday, April 3rd at 12 PM EST on thisishardcore.com in 4 Day Complete Fest passes, 3 Day Weekend Fest passes and individual date options. Check the official announcement below. Continue reading →
Shining, the SDBM band from Sweden not the jazzy one from Norway, will be releasing their new album IX – Everyone, Everything, Everywhere, Ends at the end of next month and the band has released their third and final single off of the album. The track is titled “Framtidsutsikter” and, after it’s somewhat somber intro, it proceeds to crush and destroy with rage and angst. Check out the track below and get run over. YES. Continue reading →
Next week veterans Poison Idea will release their first new album in nine years and it is a doozy. The album is titled Confuse & Conquer and it’s a fucking beast. The band has released a few tracks and, with only a short time until the release date, they have unleashed a rad new track titled “Rhythms Of Insanity.” I love this band and I love this track. Check out the track below. Continue reading →
Sworn Enemy will be embarking on their upc0ming No Mercy No Surrender tour next week and to support the tour, the band has released their new music video for “No Mercy.” The video is pretty cool and the tour should be amazing. Check out the video after the jump as well as the tour dates. Continue reading →
KEN Mode have premiered the official video for their new track “Blessed” from their upcoming highly-anticipated Steve Albini-produced album, Success, over at Noisey. The Christopher Mills-directed clip depicts a visceral live show and simultaneously captures the energy of the new track. The song itself is a cataclysmic double-bass assault that capitalizes on the group’s noise rock influences and features extra noisy debauchery from Full of Hell‘s Dylan Walker, murderous cello from Natanielle Felicitas and insanity-laced guest vocals from Oxbow frontman Eugene S. Robinson. Check out the video for yourself after the break.
Success will be released on June 15 (UK/EU) and June 16(North America) via Season of Mist. Pre-orders can be found here, here and here. The band’s forthcoming tour dates can be found below as awell.
Coliseum are an interesting band who keep getting more and more intriguing as they go along. Sometimes the band has a punk edge, sometimes they are straight up post-rock. Regardless, the band never puts out anything bad. Speaking of, the band has released a new music video for their track “Sunlight In A Snowstorm,” which will be on the bands upcoming album Anxiety’s Kiss. Check out the video below. Continue reading →
Well, this is appropriate. I am so into Royal Thunder‘s new record it’s insane. The band has been releasing fantastic track after fantastic track and it’s not stopping, it seems. The most recent of these tracks dropped over the weekend and they are titled “Wake Up” and “One Day,” the latter of which is NOT a Matisyahu cover. So, let’s all take in the awesome rocking goodness of Royal Thunder as we wake up on this Monday morning. Continue reading →
Seattle doom duo Bell Witch have premiered a new track from their forthcoming album, Four Phantoms, over at Pitchfork. The new track is the 10-minute melancholic monster “Judgement, In Fire I – Garden (Of Blooming Ash”, which features more auditory grief than one might be able to handle. The heavy moments are completely devastating and the more atmospheric moments are beautifully chilling and somber. Stream the track for yourself over at Pitchfork or after the break.
Four Phantoms will be released on April 28 via Profound Lore.
Experimental sound architect Dominic Fernow, better known as Prurient, has released a new track from his upcoming record, Frozen Niagara Falls, over at Rolling Stone. The new track is the chaotic yet serene “Dragonflies to Sew You Up”, which features colorful layers of electronics writhing underneath a persistent, pummeling, mechanized rhythm. Check out what Fernow calls a “chaotic and decadent mess” after the break.
Swiss sludgy trio The Crotals have unveiled the opening track from their forthcoming debut full-length, Fuel! Flames! Blast!. The track, titled “Lipstick On A Pig”, features driving, sludgy grooves and massive bass lines that venture into more noise rock territory. The raspy, throat-searing vocals are just the icing on the cake. You can check out the track after the break along with their video for “Never Sorry”.
Fuel! Flames! Blast! will be released on April 3 via Tenacity Music. Pre-orders can be found here.
German death metal unit Sulphur Aeon have premiered a new track from their upcoming sophomore full-length, Gateway To The Antisphere, over at CVLT Nation. The new track is the menacing “Titans”, which wastes no time ripping you into bits. The gruesome track is heavier than the Titans themselves. Head over to CVLT Nation to check it out yourself.
Gateway To The Antisphere will be released on April 3 via Imperium Productions and Ván Records.
Portland nihilistic doom duo The Body have expanded upon their upcoming North American trek with Full of Hell. With the addition of the new tour dates, the band will be bringing their end time hymns across the country for nearly two months. The revised itinerary can be found after the break.
One-man industrial sound manipulator and honorary cyborg Tristan Shone, better known as Author & Punisher, is currently streaming his cover of Godflesh‘s “Body Dome Light” via his Soundcloud page. The catclysmic, robotic cover comes from the Godflesh tribute album, Fathers Of Our Flesh – Tribute To Godflesh, and can be streamed after the break.
Author & Punisher‘s European trek commences today in Hamburg, Germany. The eight-date trek will see Shone alongside digital hardcore legends Atari Teenage Riot on select dates. The touring schedule can be found below.
Shone is currently working on the next Author & Punisher full-length for Housecore Records