North Carolina’s filthy trio Torch Runner have premiered a new track from their forthcoming album, Endless Nothing, over at CVLT Nation. The new track is entitled “Bound By Misery” and in just under two minutes it will beat you to a bloody pulp with grinding, metallic fury. Check out the track for yourself at CVLT Nation now.
Endless Nothing will be released through Southern Lord on September 30th. Pre-orders can be placed here.
Torch Runner will be joining Obliterations and Baptists during their West Coast tour next month. Those dates can be found below.
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.
Recent Revelation Records signees Soul Search have announced dates for a full US tour alongside their peers in Fury, kicking off early November and ending mid-December. In addition, the duo will see their California contemporaries in Violent Situation, Forced Order and Skinfather as support depending on date. Peep the full details below. Hopefully, the imminent tour signifies the release of Soul Search’s long-coming debut full length. Continue reading →
One of the raddest hardcore bands killing it right now is Baptists, who absolutely crush on every release they put out. I think the bands pending release Bloodmines might be their best yet and to further prove my point, the band is currently streaming their new track “Calling,” which you can hear after the jump, thanks to Metal Injection. I love this mid-paced crusher and I can’t wait to hear the rest of Bloodmines! Stream below. Continue reading →
SSS are one amazing thrash band that I love. The band hasn’t released a full-length album since 2011 but released an EP last year on their new label Prosthetic Records. Well, SSS will be unleashing their new full-length this fall and the band has unleashed a monstrous new song titled “Dead Wood.” If that’s not enough to entice you, said song features guest vocals by death metal vocal legend Jeff Walker of Carcass. Holy fuck. Get to streamin’ kiddos. Peep the song out after the jump. Continue reading →
Lane told you about Trap Them covering tracks from Edge Of Sanity and Hot Snakes for Decibel’s FlexiDisc series and now you can stream both of the covers! I adore both Trap Them and cover songs, so I was euphoric before I even listened to the tracks (both of which are magical). You can check out those covers after the jump, courtesy of MetalSucks. Continue reading →
Today Is The Day always pleases my earholes and I like seeing really intriguing, off-the-wall music videos, so today is a nice day because I get both. I get new Today Is The Day and I get an insane David Hall-directed music video for the bands song “Masada.” I’m not sure if it’s ignorance or my upbringing void people of the Jewish faith, but I wasn’t aware of what the name of the song was derived from until I looked it up. Apparently it’s the name of a plateau in which a bunch of Israelis committed mass suicide. METAL! Check out the video for “Masada” after the jump. Continue reading →
Blackened grindcore heathens Anaal Nathrakh will be releasing their new record, their first for new label Metal Blade Records, and the band has unleashed their beastly new track “Monstrum In Animo” over on Decibel. This track is vicious, it’s loud and it’s apocalyptic. You can stream the monstrosity after the jump. If you dare. Continue reading →
Revocation are one of those bands that constantly and consistently improves. The band is always becoming heavier and more amazing with each album and I think their new album Deathless will be their best yet. Don’t believe me based off of the albums title track (see here), then let the band “Madness Opus” destroy you with amazeballs. Check out a stream of the track below, courtesy of Noisey. Continue reading →
Earlier today, Metal Hammer revealed the identity of death metal supergroup Bloodbath’s new frontman as Nick Holmes, known mostly for his work with the now prominently un-deathly Paradise Lost. Replacing previous frontmen Mikael Akefeldt (Opeth) and Peter Tagtren (Hypocrisy), Nick Holmes marks his first recorded debut with the band on their upcoming fourth LP, Grand Morbid Funeral, due out for release on Peaceville Records this November 17th. Addressing the odd pick considering Paradise Lost’s output as of late, Metal Hammer expanded on the choice stating :
The Paradise Lost singer might be known these days for his sonorous tones, but Bloodbath’s forthcoming album, Grand Morbid Funeral released by Peaceville Records on November 17, will see the return of the ravenous and cavernous growl that marked Paradise Lost’s debut album, Lost Paradise, so expect an outpouring of sonic dread, blood-soaked riffs and monstrous grooves…
The site further confirmed some nefarious guest appearances, noting that the album will be:
dragged even deeper into the lair of the awesome by the guest appearances of Chris Reifert and Eric Cutler from supreme US filthmongers, Autopsy.
Philadelphia grinders Die Choking have premiered a new track form their forthcoming sophomore EP, II, over at CVLT Nation. The track happens to be the rapidfire closing track, “Tonsil”, whose lyrics are dedicated to Jahi McMath; a young girl from Oakland, California who was declared brain-dead last year but is still being kept on life-support. Bassist/vocalist Paul J. Herzog elaborates:
“This song is a dedication to the memory of Jahi McMath who died on December 12th 2013. Despite the absolute, irreversible nature of brain death she (as far as I know) remains on ‘life’ support. The controversy of this is obvious but my interest is geared more towards the broader subject of CHOICE in regards to medical treatment during end of life scenarios. It is unfortunate, but families often contradict explicit wishes of dying loved ones. The severe and painful nature of pursuing a ‘do everything you can’ mentality is dire to say the least. This, to me, is pure tragedy. My goal is to open the dialogue a bit and introduce a tool to communicate the questions one needs to ask should they or a loved one be in a life threatening or life ending circumstance. Most people WILL end up THERE and not simply die in their sleep nor arrive to a facility DOA.”
Each 7″ edition of II will come with a document that will serve as a legal, Living Will. You can check out that document after the break and be sure to stream “Tonsil” over at CVLT Nation.
II will be released on September 29th via The Compound. Pre-orders can be placed here.
Baseball grinders Puig Destroyer have just unleashed yet another amazing track from their forthcoming debut full-length. This time around, the band has premiered the track “Batflip” which is a loud, slower jam that absolutely kills. Clocking in at just over a minute, this is possibly my favorite track I’ve heard thus far off of the bands forthcoming record. Check out the track after the jump or get blasted. Continue reading →
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.
My favorite French-Canadian grinders Fuck The Facts will be releasing their new Abandoned EP in October and the band has unveiled a monstrous new track titled “L’impasse” and you’ve got to hear this shit. It’s chock full of Fuck The Facts goodness that reeks of the bands Die Miserable, which makes sense, seeing as these tracks were brought to life during the recording of said album. Check out the new track after the jump and get blasted, fool. Continue reading →
Carcass have announced the release of a new EP that comes on the heels of their critically-acclaimed album Surgical Steel of 2013. The EP, Surgical Remission/Surplus Steel, compiles B-Sides that were recorded during the Surgical Steel sessions. The EP will be released on November 11th via Nuclear Blast. The track listing for the effort and a stream of “Zochrot” can be found below.