Rising metallic hardcore band Silent Screams recently announced Joel Heywood as their new vocalist and released a new iTunes charting single "The Way We Were", which they have made available to stream via SoundCloud - listen below!
Misser has posted a new song off its upcoming Rise Records EP, Distancing, which will be out on May 28. The track "Burn Out" can be streamed below. The follow-up to 2012’s acclaimed debut LP, Every Day I Tell Myself I’m Going To Be A Better Person, the Distancing EP was recorded in early 2013. The result is 5 infectious rock songs that will keep you hitting repeat.
Highvolmusic is releasing in advance (today) the new single "Beautifully Demolished" by The Beautifully Demolished. The single can be listened to just below via the Bandcamp player.
The Black Dahlia Murder's sixth full-length album, Everblack, will be released worldwide in June 2013. The album art for Everblack was painted by renowned artist Nick Keller and recording was completed at Audiohammer Studios (lead guitars and vocals), Rustbelt Studios (drums), and Regal Fecal (guitar and bass). Mixing was handled by Jason Suecof and Ryan Williams, mastering was completed by Alan Douches at West Westside. Trevor Strnad's horror-inspired lyrics persist on Everblack, beginning with "In Hell is Where She Waits for Me", a reference to the murder from which the band took for their moniker. Stream the first single "Into the Everblack" now below!
Sweden's Generous Maria recently released their album III via Transubstans Records. The new record is loaded with catchy hard rock songs that will surely stick in your head long after hearing them.
Sweden's classic rock heavyweights Spiritual Beggars are now streaming a new track, "Kingmaker," taken from their upcoming album Earth Blues. The new album is set for release Tuesday, April 16 in North America via InsideOut Music.
The ongoing reign of terror from Integrity continues in 2013, with the release of the iniquitous outfit’s tenth full-length, Suicide Black Snake.
Jimmy Eat World have unveiled, "I Will Steal You Back," the first single from the band’s new studio album, Damage, out June 11th on Dine Alone Records in Canada and on RCA Records in the US. Damage is the follow up to 2010’s critically-acclaimed Invented.
"Green River" is the latest single from Lynchmada and it shows the band at its most crushing. The song shows that the band has reached a new level of heaviness, which is only a sign of things to come in the future. Lynchmada are veterans of the Australian heavy metal scene who are now starting to get major notice in North America. While the band's last single "Immerser" demonstrated the development of the song writing dynamic within the band, "Green River" has taken things to a new level with an uncompromising groove and intensity.
Genre-defying southern quintet Kylesa have premiered a new song from their forthcoming album, Ultraviolet. The song, titled "Vulture's Landing" is streaming via YouTube - listen below. Kylesa recently announced a Spring tour, which kicks off on May 10 in Gainesville, Fla. at The High Dive. Openers are Bloody Ceremony, White Hills and Lazer/Wulf.
Haraball is the result of the joyful friction that arises when cocky ex-straightedgers meet highbrow elitist punks, unloading a sharp and ultra-consistent style of old-school hardcore. And now the Norwegian hardcore punk outfit is preparing to unleash their debut album, Sleep Tall, this May via Fysisk Format. Blast the album’s third raging track "Jeremy Smoked" just below, now.
Swedish black metal band Svartsyn has revealed the first track off the upcoming full-length album entitled Black Testament. The album is coming to shops on the 28th of May in Europe and 11th of June in North America on Agonia Records. The song "Demoness With Seven Names" can be streamed via the YouTube player below.
Franchise is a four-piece alternative post-hardcore band from New Jersey. After months of back-and-forth texting and brainstorming, its members brought their diverse influences and talents together in the Winter of 2013 to create something genuine, driving, and powerful. After one session in a hot, dingy rehearsal room in the New Jersey suburbs, Franchise hit the ground running and hasn't looked back since. Franchise recently debuted the first track off their upcoming full-length expected Summer 2013.
Swedish epic Doom Metallers Memory Garden has launched the third and final single taken off their upcoming new album Doomain online. Head below and hit play to hear "Daughters Of The Sea"! Doomain will be released April 12th/15th via Metal Blade Records in Europe and on April 16th in North America. Doomain was recorded at Annoying Sound Factory and SolnaSound Recording by the band with a little assistance engineering from Mike Wead (King Diamond) during the lead guitar sessions. The mix was done by Dan Swanö at Unisound.
Small Town rockers Hey Vanity are streaming their brand new EP, Breathe, Bleed, Grow, ahead of release next week. You can hear the EP in full below. Their EP hits stores on Monday 8th April via Small Town Records and is an exciting indication of what to expect from their debut full-length, which will be released later this year.
Gothenburg/Malmö, Sweden death metal outfit Deathening have scheduled a May 15th release of their second album Chained In Blood. Standing out in the steady stream of metal releases is not an easy task but this is an album so fully loaded with musicality and gut feeling that it is destined to stand the test of time. Listen to the blistering new track "Terminal Retribution" right here, right NOW!
Extreme electro/industrial metallers Aborym have premiered the first song off their upcoming album entitled Dirty. The new double album (cover below), which will be available in jewel case, double digipack and gatefold double LP formats, is set for release on Agonia Records on May 28th in Europe/UK and the June 11th in North America. The album opener "Irreversible Crisis" can be streamed below.
Portuguese crust/grind-metallers Utopium are now streaming "Thin-Skinned Skill", a brand new song from their upcoming debut album Vicious Consolation / Virtuous Totality via Ponto Alternativo. Check out the chaotic and relentless track below.
Cult black metal outfit Arckanum have premiered the first new song from it's forthcoming new record, Fenris Kindir. The new track, titled "Tungls Tjúgari" is streaming below. Fenriz Kindir' is slated for a North American release on May 14th.
MINDSCAR is the extreme metal band from Orlando, Florida formed by Richie Brown (guitar, vocals) and Mike Radford (drums) in 1998. By 2001, MINDSCAR made a powerful impact performing hundreds of successful gigs, performing on television, and receiving international airplay and publicity. Often coined by metal press as "Matt Heafy’s black metal band," MINDSCAR featured Matt Heafy of Trivium on guitar and backup vocals in 2002. After getting held back from the first major tour in 2002 due to parental guardian issues and the band being legally under age, everything fell to pieces.