TORCHE Debut “Annihilation Affair” Video

Torche have premiered the official video for their track “Annihilation Affair” over at Loudwire. The track, which comes from their new record Restarter, is set to a visually-striking clip produced by Phil Mucci and Ian MacKay (Opeth, etc). The video depicts a destructive robot army, whose discovery of human women sparks curiosity but doesn’t end well. You can check out the video after the break.

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Robotic Empire To Release NIRVANA “Nevermind” Tribute Album, CIRCA SURVIVE’s “Drain You” Cover Available For Streaming

Circa Survive cover Nirvana’s “Drain You” (exclusive)

To follow up their In Utero tribute record, label Robotic Empire have announced the release of their tribute album to Nirvana‘s Nevermind. The new record, titled Whatever Nevermind,  will feature the likes of Thou, Circa Survive, Torche, Nothing, and Kylesa among others. The record will be released in conjunction with Record Store Day, April 18, and can be pre-ordered iTunes. The track listing can be found after the break.

Alternative Press has premiered Circa Survive‘s faithful rendition of “Drain You”, which can also be streamed after the break.

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TORCHE Streaming New Album “Restarter” In Full

Torche_Restarter-600x600Well, thank god. I was growing tired of posting about Torche singles. The band has finally made Restarter available to stream online. Trust me, fuckers, you want to hear this. This is definitely one of the raddest albums you will be hearing all year, so keep a close watch on it. Torche never do anything nice and easy and this album is a crusher of souls. Check out a full stream below.      Continue reading

TORCHE Streaming New Track “Barrier Hammer”

Torche_Restarter-600x600Torche are on a roll this week. The band has unloaded numerous tracks and today have graced us with “Barrier Hammer.” The band is killing it and I cannot wait for all of you to hear the bands new album Restarter. This is one of the greatest albums of the year by far and you all better take notice. Check out “Barrier Hammer” below and see for yourself.     Continue reading

TORCHE Streaming New Track “Restarter”

Torche_Restarter-600x600Dudes, this new Torche album is easily one of the raddest albums of 2015. Wait, you don’t believe me? Well, you will after you listen to the title track off of the bands new record Restarter. This track is heavy, rumbling metal of that filthytorchestonery variety. Trust me, you will definitely be seeing this album on numerous year end lists when the time comes. Now, get crushed by “Restarter” below.      Continue reading

TORCHE Streaming New Track “Loose Men”

Torche_Restarter-600x600Torche are always brilliant and their new album Restarter is sure to be no different. The band has already released two tracks off of the album and now they have unloaded another one. The latest track is titled “Loose Men” and it was premiered over on Rolling Stone. Check out this heavy-hitting thunder smasher below. It’s so fucking good.    Continue reading

TORCHE Streaming New Track “Minions”

Torche_Restarter-600x600Just last week Torche released a teaser for their new album Restarter and now the band has unleashed their first official track. The track is titled “Minions” and it’s a crusher. If you’ve been a fan of Torche for any matter of time, you’ll dig this track. If not, fuck off and listen to something else. I’ll be here. Jamming this tune for the fifth time. Crunch.     Continue reading

TORCHE Tease New Album “Restarter”

Torche_Restarter-600x600Sludgy kingpins Torche have unloaded a thirty-second teaser for their forthcoming album Restarter. The album is slated to be released in February and it’s sounding pretty killer so far. Based on the short teaser, I am all sorts of moist for the prospect of new Torche. Check out the short-but-worthy teaser below. CRUSH.     Continue reading

CLUTCH Announce Winter Tour

Clutch have announced a short string of Winter U.S. tour dates that will commence late this December. The 11-date trek will see the band joined by the likes of sludge rockers Torche and Lionize on all dates of the trek. You can check out those dates after the break.

Clutch will also be recording their 11th studio album and follow up to 2013’s Earth Rocker early next year.

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Exclusive Interview: FLOOR


The anticipation for a new album from Miami, FL-based band Floor has been building since their welcomed 2010 reunion. Featuring Torche vocalist/guitarist Steve Brooks, along with guitarist Anthony Vialon and drummer Henry Wilson, Oblation is the group’s first new release in 12 years and it picks up right where their highly revered 2002 self-titled LP left off. In a recent interview with American Aftermath, Vialon discussed Floor’s return, the making of Oblation, the band’s unique set-up, and more. Continue reading

FLOOR Streaming New Album “Oblation”

floor-oblationSo, I’ve been listening to the new Floor album Oblation for a few days now and I’m completely blown away by how amazing it is. The bands third overall full-length and first since they reunited in 2010, is a spectacle of heavy music and it… Well, it just rules Pitchfork is currently streaming Oblation in full, so you need to stop what your doing and go listen to it. YOU NEED THIS. YOU WANT THIS. Check out the track “Sister Sophia” after the jump. Continue reading

FLOOR Streaming New Track “Trick Scene”

Floor (Torche) have premiered a new track from their forthcoming album, Oblation, which is due out on April 25th via Season of Mist. The track is entitled “Trick Scene” and it is full of tremendous, fuzz-laden low-end and catchy hooks. It’s Floor being Floor of course. Head over to The AV Club to stream the track.

FLOOR Announce North American Tour, Stream New Track “Sister Sophia”

Noisey have announced the official tour dates for Floor’s (Torche, etc) forthcoming North American tour in support of their highly anticipated new album, Oblation, which is out on April 29th via Season of Mist. In addition to that, Noisey are streaming a new track from the album entitled “Sister Sophia” right now. You can check out the tour dates after the break.

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FLOOR Streaming New Track “Find Away”

Noisey have premiered a new track from Floor’s (Torche) highly anticipated new album, Oblation, which will be released on April 25th. The new track is entitled “Find Away” and its chock full of buzzing low-end to get you salivating. Not to mention it’s insanely catchy, which should come as no surprise at this point. Head over to Noisey to check it out and be sure to pre-order your copy here.

FLOOR Detail New Album “Oblation”, Stream New Track

Floor (Torche) will release their long awaited full length, entitled Oblation, on April 29th via Season of Mist. The album will feature 14 new tracks produced by Kurt Ballou, whom is also producing sister band Torche’s forthcoming album. The band have premiered a catchy cut from Oblation, entitled “War Party”, over at Stereogum. Head over there now to stream the new song and check out the album’s artwork and track listing after the break. Pre-order the new album at this location.

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