10686744_10152640776442716_1198521085824667180_nHoly hell. Talk about extreme meets extreme, Mortals will be teaming up with crusty blackened act Wolvhammer around Halloween and running through mid-November. This tour is sure to decimate all reality and if you are anywhere within the vicinity of at least one of these shows, I highly recommend checking it out. You’ve got crust and you’ve got filth, all packed into one space, so what’s not to be stoked about? Check out the dates after the jump!      Continue reading

PALLBEARER Streaming New Album “Foundations Of Burden”

05b27725To keep up with the dooming, I am beyond stoked that Pallbearer are not only releasing an album soon, but they are currently streaming said album! That’s right, the Arkansan crushers of souls are currently streaming their new record Foundations Of Burden over on Pitchfork. So yeah, what are you still doing here? Go check out what could possibly be the greatest doom album of the year. Foundations will be released on August 19th via Profound Lore Records.

CASTEVET Call It Quits

castevetbandIt’s always a bummer when bands you really love decide to call it a day. This has been the case many times for me with bands like Alexisonfire, Bone Dance and Heartless and now another band has been laid to rest: Castevet. The post-rock/black metal band formed in 2006 and released two full-length albums and an EP on top of relentless touring and gigging around the world. This band will definitely be missed and I’m sad to see them go. After the jump you can stream the bands most recent album Obsian as well as their previous LP Mounds Of Ash.      Continue reading

WOLVHAMMER Streaming New Album “Clawing Into Black Sun”

WH-CIBSBlackened crust heathens Wolvhammer, who have gained a huge amount of respect from me over the years and now have one of the top spots in my list of favorite bands, will be releasing their phenomenally dark and aggressive new album Clawing Into Black Sun next week and to pump you all up, you can now stream the album in full!* Click on over after the jump and get your mind bent!       Continue reading

PALLBEARER Streaming New Track “The Ghost I Used To Be”

15036_4PAN_TUBEMy homestate doom-crushers Pallbearer are amazing, always have been amazing and will remain amazing for all time. We all know this, right? Of course we do. Well the band will be releasing their new album Foundations of Burden in August and the band has released the amazing “The Ghost I Used To Be” over on National Public Radio. The track is brilliant, as we knew it would be. Check it out and then come back here and let us know what you think in the comments. Foundations Of Burden will be released on August 19th via Profound Lore Records.

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WOLVHAMMER Streaming New Track “Death Division”

WLVHMMR1This has been a good few days for music by bands that I love. The latest in this comes from the blackened crust entity Wolvhammer.  These guys are holding one of the most coveted spots on my most anticipated albums list this year and based off the one song I’ve heard now, the bands new album definitely will not disappoint. The debut track from Clawing Into Black Sun is “Death Division” and it is an all-expansive beast of a track that harnesses every sound that Wolvhammer have ever experimented with. So, yeah. Basically, it rules. Check it out below courtesy of Decibel.       Continue reading

WOLVHAMMER Release New Album Teaser

Wolvhammer PortraitsI don’t know if any of you are as excited about the prospect of new Wolvhammer as I am, but if you’re not, you totally should be. This band is destruction incarnate. Pure blackened crust filth from a band that does absolutely no wrong. After the jump you can check out a teaser for the bands new album Clawing Into Black Sun as well as the bands last album. Check it.      Continue reading

COFFINWORM Complete New Album And Share New Track

coffinwormMonstrous doom band Coffinworm have finished their new album “IV.I.VIII” and is slated for a March 19th release date through Profound Lore Records. Want to hear the new track? Enjoy the new song “Lust vs. Vengeance”  after the break. Track list is shown below. I know I am picking up this album!

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Odori Sepulcrorum: GRAVE MIASMA Streaming New Album In Full!

Boy, do I love the filthy British death dealers Grave Miasma. These guys have one of the largest cult followings of any newer OSDM bands around and for good reason. With just two EPs under their belt to date, Grave Miasma have spewed forth disgust and raw impurity over and over and now the band is prepping the release of their debut full-length album Odori Sepulcrorum.

And for all of you dying to hear the beast within, Odori Sepulcrorum has been made available to stream over on Pitchfork, but the link will go dead tomorrow. If you want to stream this monster, you can do so via the YouTube widget below. Trust me, you want to dirty your hands with this one.     Continue reading

Seething Ovation: GRAVE MIASMA Streaming New Track

Filth-ridden British death metal act Grave Miasma, who are planning to release their new album next month, have just unleashed a monster of a new track. This blistering hunk of death metal is phenomenally crafted and loaded down with distortion, pain and misery. I mean, of course it is. It’s fucking Grave Miasma! Check out the new track “Ovation To A Thousand Lost Reveries” below. You’ll love it.     Continue reading

Bummer Alert: ALTAR OF PLAGUES Calls It A Day

First we lost A Life Once Lost and now we’ve lost Altar Of Plagues, both called it quits after releasing incredible albums, the latter of which is in the running for one of my favorite albums of the year. Teethed Glory And Injury is a stunning black metal release by a band who knows what the hell they are were doing. James Kelly, the bands vocalist, guitarist and keyboardist, has released a statement, in which he tells the world that Altar of Plagues is no more.       Continue reading

Glory And Decay: ALTAR OF PLAGUES Streaming New Album

Altar Of Plagues are one of the most fascinating bands I have ever gotten into. These Irish black metallers have blown me away ever since I heard their debut album and each of their subsequent releases since. The band is prepping the release of their new album Teethed Glory And Injury and in anticipation of it’s release, the band is currently streaming this beautiful release! Click through to find out where!     Continue reading