Palms, the Los-Angeles based band featuring members of ISIS and Chino Moreno of Deftones, have premiered "Patagonia," a song from the upcoming self-titled debut (June 25, Ipecac) via Pitchfork
. The quartet have also announced their first tour dates: a four-date West Coast run this July with stops in San Diego, Orange County, Los Angeles and San Francisco.
The Phoenix, AZ dark metal band PsychoBliss has been hard at work recording a new 7-minute track titled "Escape of the Dead". "Escape of the Dead" is lyrically influenced by the 1917 Edgar Rice Burroughs novel, 'A Princess of Mars'. It also serves as an introduction to Kevin Sheely, their new lead guitarist. A "still" video to accompany the new song has been uploaded to YouTube - check it out below.
With a great response to 'Rushing Through The Sky', Schoolcraft has decided to record a cover of the smash hit "Change (In The House Of Flies)" from the behemoth Deftones. The track is up for free download on her ReverbNation
page. Download it and become a fan!
After much anticipation, Los Angeles' Thrown Into Exile are finally giving the metal world a taste of what their hometown fans already know. "Not Alone", the first taste of new music from Thrown Into Exile, will be streaming on the band’s Facebook page
starting Tuesday, November 20th.
Post Season is a new, up-and-coming pop punk band from Altoona Pennsylvania! The group have just released their first single called "To Infinite And Beyond" via their Bandcamp page. Additionally, the song will be on iTunes in a few short weeks. Post Season has ex-members of both bands Handguns and Nothing To Prove. The band will be using all of the profits from people downloading this single to release their first EP.
The new track is taken from the band's highly-anticipated new album, 'The Aftermath', which is due to be released on July 2nd in Europe and July 3rd in North America. Bonded By Blood frontman Mauro Gonzalez comments: "We chose 'Restless Mind' as the first single because it showcases a few different elements of the new album. The lyrics are basically about the troubles we go through in modern society, such as insomnia due to stress of high expectations." Download "Restless Mind" for free now (e-mail address required) at THIS LINK
Southern California based rock band Nations Afire have made an explosive debut with the new single "I Am An Army," from their forthcoming full-length album, 'The Ghosts We Will Become', which is due out later this year. Listen to "I Am An Army" streaming now at THIS LINK
A one-man cover for the Fear Factory song "Flashpoint" has been posted on YouTube, recorded by deathrash/groove outfit Common Dead. The track is a discarded "raw mix" from closing sessions of the album 'Diatribe', and originally hails from the 1995 Fear Factory album 'Demanufacture.' All instrumentation and mixing for the cover was the solo effort of Common Dead's founder, Andrew Laurenson, including the recreation of sound bytes meant to mirror samples in the original.
German progressive rock/metal up-comers Pigeon Toe have revealed another track from their Lifeforce Records debut 'The First Perception', entitled "The Chase" - stream the song below. 'The First Perception' is set to be released on April 24th in North America and a week later in Europe.
Australian grunge rockers Arcane Saints whom will be crossing the Pacific for their first Canadian tour encouraged by Canadian rockers The Trews, have just unleashed their new song "Never Say Die", which is now streaming below. The band will be touring both Quebec and Ontario from April 21st to April 28th.
German thrash legends Holy Moses, are celebrating their 30th anniversary with the new album '30th Anniversary - In the Power Now'. Starting today the band is streaming the re-recorded version of their classic song "Def Con II" - check it out below.
Oakland, Calif. death metal supremo, All Shall Perish, has delivered a Scion A/V first: a song guaranteed to sear off your eyebrows and stir up the pit, en español. Unison deathcore riffage and multiple pummeling breakdowns make this one truly epic. If you're wondering what vocalist, Eddie Hermida, is saying, the title translates as "The Past Will Haunt Us." Download "El Pasado Nos Perseguira" for free below.
Hung are streaming their new song "Progeny" off the upcoming self-titled debut out May 8th 2012 courtesy of The End Records and Chris Adler from Lamb Of God's label ReThink Records. The debut album features 10 punishing and sonically aesthetic tracks engineered and produced by Andy Abel and Lyris Hung at Abel Studios in Connecticut, with vocals tracked and produced by Ryan Kelly at MSR Studios and Nova Studios in New York City.
Coalition Music recording artists Our Lady Peace have debuted this week in the Top Ten of Canada’s national album sales chart with their latest album, 'Curve'. This is the band’s eighth consecutive album to debut in the Top Ten. Our Lady Peace are the third best-selling Canadian band in the Soundcan era behind only the The Tragically Hip and Nickleback. NeilsonSoundcan measures actual sales of physical and digital music. Our Lady Peace are currently in the middle of a sold-out club tour across North America (remaining dates are listed below).
Progressive atmospheric death metallers 7 Horns 7 Eyes will be releasing their first full-length album, 'Throes Of Absolution', in North America on April 24th via Century Media Records. To give fans a preview of this upcoming release, the band has now posted an album teaser trailer that features clips of all the tracks on 'Throes Of Absolution' - check it out below.
Corey Pierce, drummer for the veteran N.J. heavy metal act, God Forbid, has launched a weekly podcast series called “Real Jersey Guys” with fellow N.J. music scene troopers, Will Oblack and Sa Pace. “Real Jersey Guys" explores various manly subjects from a hilarious and unique Jersey perspective. New episodes will be posted each Wednesday RIGHT HERE
Today Frames present another track, "End of a Decade", from 'In Via' online. The band is back with their second album, 'In Via' and one immediately hears that after five years of existence, they've stayed true to their unique sound. It's a difficult sound to describe, even enter looking through all the niches, corners and boxed in genres we all know. With a true players ease, huge guitar riffs turn into romantic melodies, driving drums travel through dark mists to find a ray of sunshine, soft piano sequences dance up an ever-building foundation until they form the perfect storm.
Wolfbrigade wreak havoc on the masses once again this week as they unleash the furious, explosive and outright anthemic, "Ride The Steel" from their forthcoming LP 'Damned' online. Recorded at renowned Gothenburg-based Studio Fredman (At The Gates, Amon Amarth, Opeth), 'Damned' is the first Wolfbrigade album to be released by Southern Lord, set to hit the shelves for public access in North America April 24th.
Today California progressive grind conquerors Cattle Decapitation released "Lifestalker", the second single of their new album 'Monolith Of Inhumanity'. Set for release on May, 8th, 2012, the record was produced by Dave Otero of Denver's Flatline Audio and sees the band exploring innovative new techniques in song writing without abandoning their signature formula of confrontational audio wreckage and self-loathing lyrical content.
Kill Ritual, who recently signed a worldwide management deal with Germany’s Rock N Growl Management, have just premiered a new song online. "Law Of The Land" comes from the band's latest album, 'The Serpentine Ritual' which was produced and mixed by guitarist Steve Rice and King Diamond guitarist Andy LaRocque at Sonic Train Studio in Varberg Sweden.