Never before have I heard of Nux Vomica, but I gotta admit, their music is definitely interesting. I mean, how can you have a name like Nux Vomica and be lame? Not possible, right? Well, this Portland-based act have recently signed to Relapse Records and they have released a track off of their forthcoming, self-titled album. The track is called “The Reeling” and it is a twelve minute beast of a song that will hypnotize and haunt you. Check it out. Continue reading
The sludgy, poppy awesomeness that is Torche recently announced their new partnership with Relapse Records. The band will release their forthcoming follow up to 2012′s Harmonicraft through the aforementioned label sometime this Summer. The band’s own bassist Jonathan Nuñez will be producing the album while Converge’s Kurt Ballou will serve as mixer. Nuñez describes the songs on the record as some of the heaviest the band has ever written. Stay tuned for more details as they become available. You can stream Harmonicraft after the break in all it’s colorful greatness.
The Canadian/Swedish doom brigade Culted released their new album a few days ago and they are currently streaming this incredible new release over on CVLT Nation. This album is one of the rawest, bleakest releases I’ve heard in a while and it should definitely be on everyone’s radar. Check out a track after the jump and then head over to CVLT Nation to listen to the beast in full. Continue reading
ASG will be hitting the road in April alongside Anciients and embark on a European tour (a first for Anciients who released their debut full-length last year on Season Of Mist) and it is sure to be a doozy. If you are anywhere in the proximity of ANY of these shows, you better get your ass
to Mars to the show(s)! Check out the dates and full poster after the jump. Continue reading
Long running sludge/doom outfit Indian are ringing in the new year’s gloom just right with the premiere of a new track entitled “Directional”, off of their long-awaited and upcoming fifth full length LP, From All Purity. Currently streaming exclusively over at Invisible Oranges HQ, “Directional” is a six minute trudging journey into hypnotic bleakness with rolling doom riffs canvassed across a sea of piercing power electronics and amongst some of the group’s most scathing vocal recordings to date. Drone out to the new buzz here, check out the first tease “Rhetoric Of No” here, and pre-order From All Purity via Relapse Records here.
The record hits North American shores the 21st of January, Germany/Benelux/Finland on the 17th and the rest of the world on the 20th.
The 3/4 Canadian, 1/4 Swedish doom entity Culted will release their highly anticipated sophomore album Oblique To All Paths in January and I know I’m not the only one who is excited about it. The band has just unleashed the first song from Oblique To All Paths and it is a destroyer of worlds. Slow and haunting, this album just may be one of the raddest of 2014. Check out “Illuminati” after the jump to get your face burned off. Continue reading
This time of year is obviously getting loaded down with music videos. I mean, they have ruled the last week of my blogging. Good thing that most of them have been pretty rad. ASG have released their new music video for their track “Scrappy’s Trip” which comes off of the bands Relapse Records debut Blood Drive. You can check out the mostly-live footage video after the jump. Be sure to pick up this stoner rocking good time of an album now! Continue reading
Well, Brutal Truth have always done things their way and they are proving that once more with their new music/lyric video for their song “Lottery” which comes off of the bands last album End Time, which came out in 2011. The video isn’t much of a music video as it is a lyric video for the track. The footage is spastic, flashing images of the band playing (which is sped up) with the lyrics flying swiftly over the video. Check it out: Continue reading
A few days I talked about Toxic Holocaust because they were streaming their radical new album The Chemistry Of Consciousness and now the band has released an acid-fueled music video for their song “Acid Fuzz.” This video is animated, extremely bright and colorful and brilliant all around. This is one music video that you do not want to pass up. Check it out after the jump. Continue reading
In other neoblackenedthrash news, Toxic Holocaust, who will release their new album next Tuesday, are currently streaming their entire new album for your listening pleasure. This is definitely an enjoyable listen and I highly recommend it. I can see this making its ways onto numerous year-end lists and for good reason.
Check out the stream after the jump and get thrashed by the madness of Toxic Holocaust. You can also check out Toxic‘s upcoming tour dates with Ramming Speed and In Defiance. Continue reading
Powerviolence powerhouse Weekend Nachos is a crowd favorite around the American Aftermath camp and I know we are all stoked to hear the bands forthcoming album Still, which is due out in November. So far we have heard two tracks from the album: “S.C.A.B.” and “Satan Sucker” (see here) and now the grinding madness continues!
Yes! Weekend Nachos are streaming yet another blistering slab of grind from their new album and it is a must hear! Continue reading
Ulcerate released one of the most highly anticipated albums of 2013 in the form of Vermis and I now have the pleasure of presenting a track-by-track breakdown of the entire album by Jamie Saint Merat himself. I have included each song with the breakdown, so you can read and listen simultaneously. You know you want to click over. Let The Saint tell you what’s up with his Vermis. Continue reading
I have been bragging on Virginia’s Windhand for ages and I don‘t plan on letting up anytime soon. Any time this band crosses my radar, I know for a fact that I am going to be blown away by whatever they release. Be it their self-titled debut last year, their split with Cough earlier this year or their newest offering, Soma, I am promised powerful doom metal and that is exactly what I receive. Boasting six tracks at over an hour, Soma was guaranteed to be a great force to be reckoned with. Continue reading