Groove-heavy North Carolina-based hardcore punks Society Sucker have premiered their new self-titled EP over at Decibel. The five-track affair is official out today via Get This Right Records and can be purchased here and here. If you like your hardcore fast, dirty and super catchy, then Society Sucker is the band for you. Head over to Decibel to stream the EP or check out below.
Belgian post-metal outfit Charnia have premiered their forthcoming debut full length, Dageraad, over at CVLT Nation. The record features 35 minutes of enthralling soundscapes and crushing doom that call to mind the most tranquil moments of bands like Mogwai and the intensity of early Isis material. Check it out for yourself over at CVLT Nation now.
Dageraad will be released on September 20th via Consouling Sounds. Pre-orders can be placed here.
The new split LP between Arizona sludgemakers Godhunter and Oakland post-metal outfit Secrets of the Sky, GH/OST:S, can now be streamed in full over at Revolver. The album is available today digitally and can be purchased here. A vinyl pressing of the record is due out on September 30th and can be pre-ordered here. Feel free to stream all four tracks of earth-shaking goodness over at Revolver now.
Both bands’ forthcoming touring schedules can be seen after the break.
The debut album from Phoenix-based death metal quartet Lago, Tyranny, can now be streamed in full over at Invisible Oranges. The record will be fully unleashed next Tuesday, September 16th. But if waiting is not an option, then fulfill all of your death metal needs by streaming Tyrannyat this location. You’ll be glad you did.
Residents of Arizona will be able to catch Lago‘s record release show in Tempe at the Tempe Tavern on September 20th. The band will be joined by the likes of Sorrower, Meathook, Unholy Monarch, Cave Dweller and Deadspawn.
The upcoming sophomore effort from French noise rockers Pord, Wild, can now be streamed in full over at Scene Point Blank. The album will be officially released next Tuesday, September 8th via Solar Flare Records and can still be pre-ordered here. But in the meantime, stream the 40 minute, caustic album at this location.
The band’s upcoming European tour dates can be found below.
Your Tuesday just got a lot heavier thanks to Arizonian sludgemakers Sorxe and their monolithic debut, Surrounded By Shadows, which is officially out today. The nearly 60 minute behemoth erupts with earth-shaking, sludge-ridden grooves that feature tremendous low-end and infectious rock swagger. When the album isn’t churning out skull-caving riffs, its enveloping you in sprawling, ambient, Neurosis-esque passages that can be as haunting as they are tranquil. Sorxe have crafted an album that is extremely heavy but accessible as well. We at American Aftermath are proud to present to you Surrounded By Shadows in its entirety. Feel free to stream it after the break. The album can be purchased digitally through the band at this location.
The new album from experimental act Blackwolfgoat, Drone Maintenance, can now be streamed in full over at Decibel. Despite the album’s title, Drone Maintenance is not strictly drone. The album is full of solo guitar work that combines elements of psychedelia, folk and others along with loud reverberating drones. The album is officially out today via Small Stone Recordings and you can get your copy at this location. Be sure to stream the record first over at Decibel.
Code Orange have premiered their highly-anticipated new record, I Am King, over at Consequence of Sound. The album will officially be released on September 2nd via Deathwish, Inc. But for those of us who couldn’t wait any longer, Consequence of Sound is helping us satiate our appetites. The album is quite the contrast, for the most part, to the group’s previous efforts. I Am King shows a lot more straight-forward metal-influence and some emphasis on groove. Check it out for yourself and tell us what you think.
St. Louis crossover outfit Cross Examination have premiered their new EP, Dawn of the Dude, over at Decibel. The seven track, high octane release is out now via Organized Crime Records can be purchased here. If you like fast, drug induced party anthems, then you will love this EP to death. Head over to Decibel to check it out now.
The forthcoming 11th studio album from Opeth, Pale Communion, can now be streamed in its entirety over at Pitchfork. The album will officially be released through Roadrunner Records next Tuesday, August 26th. But I know Opeth fans cannot wait another minute to sink their fangs into progressive rock goodness, so head over to Pitchfork to satiate your cravings.
The band will also be embarking on a co-headlining tour with In Flames this December, with Red Fang to open. Those dates can be found below.
Californian hardcore punks Punch have premiered their third full length album, They Don’t Have to Believe, over at Noisey. The album will officially be released through Deathwish on August 19th and pre-orders can still be obtained here. But if you can’t wait, then head over Noisey to stream this ferocious album now. It will, in the lamest of puns, punch you in the face. Check it out.
Botanist’s oddly beautiful new album, VI: Flora, can now be streamed in its entirety over at Noisey. The hammered dulcimer-infused black metal affair will officially be released next Monday, August 11th, via The Flenser. But we know you cannot wait four more days, so feel free to stream the album over at Noisey now.
Big Black Cloud’s recently released 10-track cassette EP, Lessons in Fuck You 2, can now be streamed in its entirety over at Invisible Oranges. The sci-fi influenced, acid-trip punk release can be purchased on cassette and digitally through Eolian Empire here and here, While you’re spending your hard-earned money, stream the release over at Invisible Oranges.
The band’s upcoming Californian tour dates can be found after the break.
The upcoming split from two of New Brunswick, New Jersey’s premiere pop punk acts, Eastern Anchors and Zero for Conduct, will be available on August 12th via Nefarious Industries and Viva! La Hara. But you can check out both insanely catchy tracks two weeks ahead of their release after the break. Pre-orders for the 7″ can be obtained at this location. Be sure to stream the tracks after the break.
Speak Into My Good Eye recently premiered the offical video for Eastern Anchors’ track on the split, “Above Your Station”. You can check that out below as well.
Scottish drone/doom act Ommadon have announced the release of their fifth full length album, aptly-titled V. The new record was recorded live and will feature two new sprawling tracks that clock in at a combined 90 minutes. The record was mastered by Billy Anderson and will be split across four sides of vinyl. Terrorizer is currently stream side-A of the record, which comes in at a astounding 23 minutes. Point your browsers here to check it out.