With the release of their self-titled debut full-length now just two weeks away, French fuzz rock merchants, The Socks, are pleased to tease another new track with "Electric War." Said the band of the song, "This is the 'speed rock' song of the album. Deep Purple is one of our major influences and when we wrote 'Electric War' we were really thinking about songs like 'Speed King' or 'Fireball.'"
Today, Messenger (UK) have been awarded "Band of the Day" on TheGuardian.com, the website of England's most prestigious newspaper. Citing an "ambition that should be loudly applauded, as well as an attention to dynamics and a degree of dextrous musicianship that will delight prog/psych fans," the post on TheGuardian.com comes in lieu of Messenger's forthcoming debut album, Illusory Blues, set for international release on March 31st through Svart Records. Check out the song "Midnight" just above!
Relapse Records this week confirms the label signing of blistering grindcore quartet, The Drip, releasing an arsenal of details on the band's debut recording for the label. Relapse will transport A Presentation of Gruesome Poetics to humans in North America on April 15th preceded by its April 11 release in Germany and Benelux and April 14th release in the UK and rest of the world. The second track from A Presentation of Gruesome Poetics, the ravenous "Rise To Failure," has been released and is now playing above.
Today, Australian black metal tyrants Erebus Enthroned premiere the new track "Black Sword" via SoundCloud. The track hails from the band's highly anticipated second album, Temple Under Hell, set for international release on April 2nd via Seance Records for the CD version, with a vinyl version to follow on April 30th through World Terror Committe, Temple Under Hell proves to be an even stronger statement than Erebus Enthroned's critically debut album, Night's Black Angel.
Assassins have debuted yet another brand new single titled "The United," featuring Chris Roetter from Like Moths To Flames off their highly anticipated new LP due out later this month. Listen above! The band recently announced their new record deal with eOne Music/Good Fight Music and plan to release a new LP titled War Of Aggression on March 18th, 2014.
Sworn Vengeance are premiering a brand new song titled “DMH” from their forthcoming 12"/Digital LP ...And With This Hammer Of Vengeance online via SoundCloud. The ten-song effort is the Escapist Records debut from San Francisco based hardcore/metal outfit and is slated for an April 22nd release date.
Lord Mantis today dispatches the first wave of audio violence from their impending third full-length, Death Mask, nearing release via Profound Lore this Spring. Have your day fully ruined by Lord Mantis with "Body Choke" now playing just above via SoundCloud. Death Mask will see release on April 29th, the band's first release for Profound Lore Records.
SF Bay Area metallers Kill Ritual featuring former members of Imagika and Dark Angel, are streaming the title track of their upcoming album, The Eyes Of Medusa, due out April 4th via GoldenCore Records/ZYX Music. Listen to "The Eyes Of Medusa" via the SoundCloud player just above!
The UK's finest young hope for progressive death metal, Nexilva, have today released a new track from their upcoming album, Eschatologies, out April 7th. Have a listen to "The Misdirection of God" just below. A rollercoaster of a ride through the lands of deathcore, black, death, and technical metal, Eschatologies is a disarmingly progressive and mature release from an impressively young band.
With their new album, The Art Of Commitment, due out on March 21, 2014 via Graviton Music Services, the Brussels, Belgium-based power rock/metal group 15 Reasons are amping up their promotion thereof. as such, we're thrilled to offer you an exclusive look into this new recording via the premiere of the band's new song "N.B.M.A" - check it out just above!
Today, Swiss death metal tyrants, Near Death Condition, vomit forth another helping of auditory punishment. Titled "Evolving Towards Extinction," the latest requiem of revulsion comes by way of the band's upcoming new full-length of the same name. Listen to the song below, the album will destroy worlds via Unique Leader Records on March 18, 2014.
Canadian/US progressive metallers Intervals release their highly anticipated debut full-length A Voice Within on Tuesday March 4th and will be releasing a new track every day from today until the release date. Check out new track "The Self Surrendered" below!
Inspired by musicians such as The Beatles, The Notorious B.I.G, Nas and Rage Against the Machine, along with street art and extreme sports, PUSHMETHOD (the quartet of Tavis Sage, Michael Dustin Youree, Michael Lapke and Dan Hymson) are on a mission, with a desire for their creativity and passion to influence others. They deliver a sound with the objective to do more than just command your attention. They want you to really listen, to feel, and most importantly, to think. Check out the band's new song "Change of Address" which just premiere online.
Glasgow based pop-punk trio PAWS announce the follow up to their 2012 debut album Cokefloat! Their forthcoming album Youth Culture Forever will be released May 6 on FatCat Records. Track listing and album artwork can be found below. Today the band shares the first taste of their upcoming album with the song "Tongues" - stream it above via the SoundCloud player.
Red Bank, New Jersey's RiotGod featuring Monster Magnet drummer Bob Pantella and guitarist Garrett Sweeny) are set to release their third album Driven Rise on March 18th in North America via Metalville Records. Today the band premiered the title track "Driven Rise" on SoundCloud - check it out above!
Grand Rapids based post-hardcore band, Fine Fine Titans, have premiered their new single "Dance of the Omega" on YouTube. The track is off their new EP, Omega, produced by Erik Ron (Panic at the Disco, Foxy Shazam, Saosin, Chiodos, New Years Day) and set to drop on April 8th.
Returning with the fifth full-length of their decimating career, there is no stopping the juggernaut that is Whitechapel. Our Endless War is the culmination of everything the Knoxville, Tennessee sextet have worked toward since their inception. A ruthlessly honed album that refuses to compromise on brutality, it is also by far their most streamlined, atmospheric, and emotionally powerful release, pushing every aspect of their sound to the next level.
Virginia Beach-based post-melodic hardcore band, The North, have premiered their new single "Tradewinds" online. The Chris Baldwin (The Process Recording) produced track is off the band's upcoming debut EP, Tradewinds, due out March 27, 2014. Check it out above!
Prosthetic Records is excited to reveal its latest signing - the acclaimed, genre-defying Brooklyn quartet So Hideous, who will release their full-length debut Last Poem / First Light on CD, cassette and 180-gram black vinyl on April 29. The band, which features brothers Brandon (guitars) and Chris Cruz (vocals/bass) alongside longtime friends Danny Moncada (drums) and Etienne Vazquez (guitars), forms an emotionally diverse mélange of post-hardcore, symphonic black metal and experimental/shoegaze fused with classical influences.
HIRAX will release their new album Immortal Legacy one week from today on March 3rd via SPV/Steamhammer in North America. Today the band is hosting their song "Hellion Rising" on SoundCloud - get a first listen to the song above!