SUMAC Working On Second Full-Length Album

According to a recent Facebook update, Sumac (ex-Isis, Baptists, etc) have already begun work on their second full-length album and follow-up to this year’s critically-lauded The Deal. No other details have been provided as of yet. In the meantime, check out The Deal after the break in case you missed it.

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SUMAC Streaming New Album “The Deal”

12" Glued SleeveYou know SUMAC, that killer supergroup that we have been harping on about? Well, the time has come for you to stream the bands entire debut album The Deal! The band has teamed up with MetalSucks to bring you a full stream and trust me, it’s fucking tits. Do you like your music slow and noisy with dooming sludge droning madness? Well, SUMAC is the band for you. Boasting former members of ISIS and current members of Baptists and Russian Circles, this shit is bananas. Check out the album below.      Continue reading

SUMAC Streaming New Track “Blight’s End Angel”

12" Glued SleeveSUMAC, the band formed by members of Botch, Isis and Baptists will be releasing their highly anticipated debut album The Deal next month and the band is currently streaming a down-tuned and dirty track titled “Blight’s End Angel.” The track was premiered over on Rolling Stone, but I have embedded it after the jump for you all to enjoy. Get busy streamin’.     Continue reading

BAPTISTS Premiere New Music Video For “Bloodmines”

baptists bloodminesBaptists released a spectacularly heavy new album titled Bloodmines earlier this year and the band has now unloaded a music video for the albums title track. I absolutely love this band and I really love this album, so take the time to check out the creativity of Baptists. Check out the “Bloodmines” video below. Word.      Continue reading

BAPTISTS Streaming New Track “Calling”

baptists bloodminesOne 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


Ex-Isis member Aaron Turner recently announced his newest musical venture between himself and Baptist drummer Nick Yacyshyn. The duo are calling themselves Sumac and have recently completed their first record, The Deal, which will be released via Profound Lore and SIGE Records in February 2015. The album was recorded by Mell Dettmer and the band themselves and was mixed by Kurt Ballou. Turner stated that he wanted to pursue Sumac as a fully functional band, with plans to play live in the near future and continue writing/recording thereafter. The bass work on the album was provided by Brian Cook (Russian Circles, Botch, etc), who will hopefully become a touring member of the band when possible.

Turner also provided the track listing to the record, which can be seen below. Audio clips are expected to be released sometime next month.

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BAPTISTS Streaming New Track “Harm Induction”

baptists bloodminesVicious hardcore visionaries Baptists will be releasing what is sure to be one of the most ferocious albums of the year in the form of Bloodmines, which is due out in October and the band has given us all a glimpse as to what is in store for us. Baptists have baptized us in glass and sawdust with their new track “Harm Induction” which you can hear after the jump. Stream it or fuck off.      Continue reading

BAPTISTS Announce New Album “Bloodmines”

Baptists have announced the release of their sophomore album and follow up to their critically lauded 2013 debut, Bushcraft. The new album, which was recorded yet again by Kurt Ballou, will be entitled Bloodmines and will see a release through Southern Lord sometime this September. An official street date and other information is slated to be released in the coming months. In the meantime, feel free to stream Bushcraft after the break.

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BAPTISTS, XAPHAN & More Featured On MISFITS Cover Album

misfitscvltA while back CVLT Nation started doing their CVLT Nation Sessions, in which they would enlist numerous bands to cover albums in full. Thus far, Black Sabbath‘s Masters Of Reality has been Cvltified and so has Discharge‘s Hear Nothing See Nothing Say Nothing. Well, there is no slowing down The CVLT, the site has just released it’s third installation in the form of MisfitsEarth A.D.! Bands like Baptists, Xaphan, Woes and more have all come together to cover one of the greatest bands there has ever been. Check out a stream of the album below.     Continue reading

Stream BAPTISTS’ New Album “Bushcraft” In Full

Vancouver hardcore punks, Baptists, officially released their new record Bushcraft yesterday. You can give the new album a test run by streaming it in full over at Exclaim. If you liked any hardcore albums Southern Lord put over the past few years then you will enjoy this. I personally didn’t care too much for it but apparently  Ross and I am sure you are more inclined to value his opinion more than mine. So, stream it now!

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Review: BAPTISTS – “Bushcraft”

BUSHCRAFT300I fell in love with Baptists when they released their first EP and I sat quietly, awaiting their next release. It has been almost two years and finally my time has come. The time has come for Baptists to release their debut full-length. Before even going into this album I knew it would be filled with blistering crust, feedback and filth stacked on top of filth. How did I know this? Because I couldn’t see a Baptists album unfolding any other way. Could you?      Continue reading

BAPTISTS Release New Track

Vancouver based hardcore band, Baptists, have premiered a new track via Brooklyn Vegan. The track is called “Think Tank Breed” and it is a minute and a half of face ripping crusty hardcore that will beat you into a senseless bloody and heap and leave you begging for more. The track comes from their upcoming record, Bushcraft, which will see a release via Southern Lord on February 19th. Stream the track below and check out the new album’s track listing.

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