Haste The Day‘s crowdfunded album Coward is going to be released next month and the band have premiered their first track from the album titled “World.” The awesome thing about this album that HtD have put together is that is brings back the original line-up of the band as well as the current line-up and the music is shaping up to be awesome. After a single listen to “World,” I am dying to hear more. I fully support this effort and I even contributed to the crowdfunding. Bring me more and check out the new track below. Continue reading
One of my favorite albums of the year comes from rockers Royal Thunder. Their new album Crooked Doors has taken me by storm and rocked my world. I love Royal Thunder and they have released a really cool music video for their new track “Time Machine,” which is one of my favorite tracks on Crooked Doors. Check out the video after the jump. Do it if you know whats good for ya, ya hear? Continue reading
I’m always happy when my homies in Vattnet Viskar and I love their choices all around. From the music, to the art, it’s always great. Speaking of art, the band has released the album cover for their new record Settler, which currently holds a mid-June release date. The artwork doesn’t automatically scream post-blackened doom, but it is definitely intriguing. Check out the artwork at the top of this post and let us know what you think in the comments.
Hardcore heavy hitters All Out War will unload their unholy new EP Dying Gods in June and the band has released a brief teaser for the EP. It’s not a lot to go off of, but you can tell just by listening to the short (but sweet) trailer for Dying Gods that it is going to be amazing. Once you see the track list, you’re gonna freak out also. I mean… Holy shit. Check out the teaser for one of my most highly anticipated records of the year: All Out motherfucking War below. Continue reading
Man, I love when awesome bands put put awesome albums and I knew nothing about it. I missed out on any news that happened to sprout about Cloud Rat‘s new record Qliphoth. I mean, I heard absolutely nothing before the album went live for streaming earlier today. I can honestly tell you that I adore Cloud Rat and I will definitely listen to anything they release. I was not expecting Qliphoth to be as fucking awesome as it is though. Moksha was incredible and it was going to be a huuuge step to get back on that level. Cloud Rat demolish the level. This is some heavy shit. Check it out below. Continue reading
Converge/Cave In supergroup Mutoid Man are prepping the release of their new album Bleeder and they have unveiled a crusher of a track upon us all. I am behind on Mutoid Man, but after listening to this new track, I want to go back and check out the bands first album. This new track is titled “Sweet Ivy” and it’s pretty fucking sweet. Let the rockin’ commence, bitches. Check it out below. Continue reading
Portland genre-bending quartet Humours have premiered their debut EP, The Onanist, over at Noisey. The EP is officially out now via Eolian Empire and can be purchased digitally and on cassette here. The four-track release combines elements of cinematic prog and driving, angular post-hardcore into an eccentric, ever-shifting package. Find out for yourself over at this location.
Swedish death metal horde Entrails have premiered a new track from their upcoming album, Obliteration, over at Bloody Disgusting. The new track is the menacing and undoubtedly heavy (obviously) “Midnight Coffin”, whose riffs lash out like the claws of some beast of apocalyptic-proportions spawned from the caverns of Hell. Listeners are sure to headbang until their brain flies out of their skull. Check it out for yourself at this location.
Obliteration will be released on May 19 via Metal Blade. Pre-orders can be found here.
Occult trio Ides of Gemini have unleashed their new Carthage 7″ release for all to hear over at Magic Bullet Records’ Bandcamp. The two-song effort was released this past week through the aforementioned label as a part of Record Store Day. The release the stunning and haunting title track as well as a cover of the Billie Holiday classic, “Strange Fruit”. You can stream the tracks after the break and can purchase the vinyl at this location.
Wolfnote, who share members with Harm’s Way, will release their debut EP in June and they have put their first track online for all to hear. Now, don’t go into this thinking it’s going to sound like Harm’s Way, because it doesn’t. It is, however, really cool, rockin’ tunes. The first track off of the bands self-titled EP is titled “Luna” and you can check it out after the jump. Wolfnote are definitely going to be a band to watch this year. Enjoy. Continue reading