Black Sheep Wall has premiered their brand new EP titled It Begins Again online! Head below and click play to hear the whole thing! The LA based, doom-inclined modern metal outfit recorded It Begins Again at Love Juice Labs (As I Lay Dying, Suicide Silence, Carnifex), in Riverside, CA. Artwork was done by Jeff Rogers, who previously did the artwork for the band's Season of Mist debut, No Matter Where It Ends.
Retox are now streaming their forthcoming album, YPLL in its entirety a week prior to its May 28th release date. With YPLL, Retox deliver a mission statement in 12 blistering tracks, the vast majority of them clocking in at two minutes or less. Listen to the new album by heading below and clicking play on the embedded YouTube player!
South Jersey/Philadelphia pop-punkers Count To Four are streaming their debut album Between Two Cities, following it’s release on April 30th. The album is available for to stream or download now via the Bandcamp player just below.
It is with the filthiest of pleasures that Slovenly Recordings discharges the much anticipated full-length, self-titled LP from Greece's Bazooka. A severely crusty unit from Volos, and now relocated to Athens, Bazooka, who is perhaps the most savage crew of an incredibly corrosive rock 'n' roll scene that includes Acid Baby Jesus and Gay Anniversary, has concocted an evil, grungy stomper of an album that Slovenly deems worthy of the grossly overused title of "epic".
Pop punk band Random Holiday has released their debut full-length, Space to Grow. Fans can listen to the new album in its entirety and purchase it via the Bandcamp player below. A full track listing and the cool album cover artwork can also be seen below. Recorded and released independently, Random Holiday’s debut full-length Space to Grow encompasses the band’s pop punk roots with lyrics that are both relatable and meaningful with the catchiest of hooks.
UK's progressive rock band TesseracT is gearing up for the release of their upcoming album Altered State via Century Media Records. Starting today, Altered State is streaming in full on the Century Media YouTube Channel - listen to the whole shebang just below!
We are very pleased to offer you the exclusive, world premiere stream of metalcore band Imminence's latest album Return To Helios! With roots in melodic death metal, Imminence was founded in fall, 2009 by guitarist Harald Barrett and former percussionist Max Frejd in the town of Trelleborg in the southernmost part of Sweden. After a couple of months of trying things out, the two founders added Nicolas Jakobsson on bass, and shortly after, Eddie Berg on vocals. In February, 2010, the band lineup was filled out with the addition of guitarist Alex Arnoldsson and at almost the same time this new group decided to call themselves Imminence. They slowly started to break new ground and with a more open mind, the members started to incorporate new influences from all different sects of metal.
The Sun Will Rise Soon On The False And The Fair is the new album from Pushmen, here for you to stream in its entirety! Pushmen are named after the Japanese subway workers who physically stuff human beings into crowded Tokyo commuter trains. The band originates from Austin, Texas and plays what can be described as a punishing form of metal. At the band's core are vocalist Craig Moore, guitarist Joey Cortez, and drummer Kevin Fender. All three members were once part of the now defunct late '90s thrash metal group Employer Employee. After a couple of releases, the band called it quits in 2003 and the three members spent the next eight years playing in various local bands.
English old school metal band Toledo Steel started out as recently as 2011. Musically the band play classic heavy metal in the vein of Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, and Saxon. While the group's sound is from the past, they also manage to keep their music fresh as well.
Released for Record Store Day this past weekend, the new 7" from Lair of The Minotaur is now available direct from the band in extremely limited quantities - act now or be forced to live with owning only a digital copy for eternity. Those who purchase the Godslayer 7" direct from Lair of The Minotaur will instantly receive a free download of the tracks; Stream/purchase/slay now below via the Bandcamp player.
Massachusetts-based atmospheric rock sextet Foreign Tongues have released their brand new EP, Glue
, today as a pay-what-you-want download through Youth Conspiracy Records. The five-track EP was recorded by Defeater guitarist Jay Maas (Title Fight, Transit) and is available right now via the Bandcamp player below. All money collected from the download will be donated to the One Fund, a new charity created by Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Tom Menino to help those most affected by the recent Boston Marathon bombing. Learn more at www.onefundboston.org
Riding a career spanning 15 years, the guys in Mrs Skannotto are no strangers to their brand of third-wave ska-rock. The Rochester, NY-based six-piece has just released its fifth studio release, a brand-spanking-new 14-track full-length effort titled All These Evolutions.
Virginia Beach, VA's Turnover released their debut LP Magnolia today via Run For Cover Records. Two acclaimed release into their short career - a debut EP and a split 7" with Citizen - Virginia's Turnover have quickly grabbed the attention of a scene of angst filled teens and twenty-somethings who grew up on Drive-Thru records classics and 90's grunge radio.
Metal/rock outfit This Misery Garden are streaming their new record, Cornerstone in it's entirety via Bandcamp - listen below. Switzerland's This Misery Garden capture the dual nature of their home country on their second full-length Cornerstone.
Unconventionally and emotionally sounding metal duo The Moth Gatherer have made their entire new album available for streaming prior to release date. The debut full-length entitled A Bright Celestial Light will hit the shops on CD and vinyl on the 16th of April worldwide via Agonia Records. It can now be listened to in full via the SoundCloud player below.
Progressive rock/metal outfit Anciients are streaming their Season of Mist debut, Heart of Oak in it's entirety - listen below. Named "One of 2013's most anticipated albums" (Decibel), Anciients's Heart of Oak is poised to become one of early 2013's most anticipated albums. The modern, progressive quartet craft songs as nuanced and expressive as the range of human emotion, without eschewing their hard rock/heavy metal roots.
Progressive, technical death metal unit Beyond Creation are streaming their debut album, The Aura online. The Montreal, QC, Canada-based band will have their incredible debut album, The Aura, reissued with an exclusive bonus track via the label on May 14th in North America.
Relapse Records is extremely excited to announce the signing of Brooklyn, NY blackened sludge trio Mortals! Formed in 2010, Mortals have quickly built a reputation for their harrowing concoction of black metal, stoner-swamp-sludge and doom metal. The band will be entering the studio this Summer to record their Relapse Records full-length debut and follow up to their critically acclaimed, self-released EP Death Ritual. Listen to the title track from the EP below, yo!
On May 6th, Denmark's heaviest band The Psyke Project will release their fifth album Guillotine, which is now available for streaming through their Bandcamp profile - listen below! The music of The Psyke Project can best be described as massive, grim and disturbing - adjectives that just barely describe the dystopian and bonecrushing sounds from this Danish hardcore/metal outfit. In it's ten years of existence the band has always been an unique entity, which through artistic integrity, more-than-intense live shows and an strong DIY attitude, has shown the way for a wave of young, heavy bands, not at least in their native Denmark.
Seattle-based band Postmadonna released their latest album, Postmadonna, on April 1st, 2013. Digital copies of the album are currently available through their Bandcamp page and below you can stream the whole album! Vinyl copies are available starting on May 30th, 2013.