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PRIMITIVE MAN & UNEARTHLY TRANCE: Split LP Out NOW And Streaming Via Relapse Records – One year after each releasing two of 2017’s heaviest albums, Denver’s PRIMITIVE MANand New York City’s UNEARTHLY TRANCE unite for an exercise in complete and total suffering with a split LP out NOW Via Relapse Records. Across seven apocalyptic tracks, both bands tap into some of the most uncomfortable, vile realms of blackened doom and dissonant, harsh noise put to tape in the new millennium. [MORE]
HISSING: Seattle Trio To Release Permanent Destitution Debut LP Through Profound Lore Records; “Eulogy In Squalor” Streaming + Preorders Posted – Seattle, Washington’s death harsh metal trio HISSING has signed with Profound Lore Records for the release of their impending debut full-length release, Permanent Destitution. The LP is slated for release on October 26th, the label issuing preorders for the record as well as the lead single, “Eulogy In Squalor.” HISSINGengages in dark, dissonant, cacophonous, inverted death metal drenched in noise, and withPermanent Destitution the band has created a nihilistic vision of deranged otherworldly auditory pandemonium. [MORE]


BANGLADEAFY: No Clean Singing Premieres Title Track From Ribboncutter LP By NYC Tech Metal Duo; Album Nears Release Through Nefarious Industries – No Clean Singing is now streaming “Ribboncutter,” the lead single and title track to the debut LP by NYC tech metal duoBANGLADEAFY, set for September release through Nefarious Industries. On Ribboncutter, the listener is  treated to a healthy blend of ultra-hyper bass and drum performance to satisfy the tried and true sound of BANGLADEAFY – showcased here with a curiously more aggressive bite – and wildly abrasive synths to usher in the original intent of the outfit. [MORE]
FAROOQ: Heat Full-Length By Fresno Metallic Hardcore Act Streaming At No Echo; Album Out NOW Through Glacier Recordings – No Echo is now streaming the entire Heat full-length from Fresno, California-based metallic hardcore outfit FAROOQ, ahead of its release through Glacier Recordings this Friday. The album was recorded at Sharkbite Studios in Oakland, California with Zack Ohren (Fallujah, Suffocation, Light This City) and features guest vocals on “Stone Cold Steve Hawking” by Ryan Encinas of Sworn Vengeance, guest vocals on “E-Male” by Shane Tunney of Lowlife, and a guest guitar solo on “One Nation Under” by Ryan Hansen of Light This City. [MORE]
THIS WILL DESTROY YOU Confirms Support Artists For Upcoming North American Headlining Tour – On October 16th, THIS WILL DESTROY YOU will kick off their anticipated North American headlining tour in Phoenix, Arizona. The journey will make its way through over two dozen cities upon its conclusion November 17th in San Diego, California. Support will be provided by Arizona rock unit Rotting Yellow, Illinois-based post-industrial sorcerer Steve Hauschildt, renowned New York cellist Clarice Jensen, and Oregon post-rock ensemble This Patch Of Sky on select dates. The tour follows the release of the band’s eagerly-awaited fifth studio full-length, set to drop September 28th, via Dark Operative. More info on the release will be revealed in the coming weeks. [MORE]
GEMATRIA: Eclectic Qabbalistic Numerological Rock Outfit To Release Eponymous Debut Through Nefarious Industries – Nefarious Industries welcomes eclectic new outfit GEMATRIA for the October release of their recently completed self-titled debut EP, issuing a brief trailer, preorders, and more. Delivering a hypnotically riveting, intricately crafted, wholly singular progressive sound,GEMATRIA is a collaboration between Ray Suhy (Six Feet Under, Cannabis Corpse, ex-East Of The Wall) and Steve Honoshowsky (Daughter Vision, Billy Martin’s Fang Percussion, No Use For Humans). [MORE]

ATRAMENT: Bay Area Crust Act Uniting Current/Former Members Of Vastum, Necrot, Mortuous, And More To Release Scum Sect LP; Trailer And Preorders Posted – Nihilistic Bay Area crust outfit ATRAMENT, features in its ranks current and former members of Vastum, Necrot, Mortuous, Abstracter, Moral Void, and Black September, is preparing to release their second LP,Scum Sect, on September 28th. The album will be issued through a coalition of underground labels including Sentient Ruin Laboratories, Caligari Records, and Blood Harvest Records, and this week a trailer and preorders for the record have been released upon the public. [MORE]
JESUS PIECE: Revolver Magazine Streams Only Self Debut LP By Philadelphia Metallic Hardcore Quintet; Album Out NOW Through Southern Lord – Revolver Magazine is streamingOnly Self, the anxiously awaited debut LP from Philadelphia’s metallic hardcore outfit, JESUS PIECE, out now through Southern Lord. With crushing, modern production, the eleven new tracks on their Only Self debut LP place JESUS PIECE among the scene’s darkest and heaviest acts and delivers one of the most anxiously-awaited albums of the hardcore/metal underground this year withOnly Self, a record which proves itself as one of the year’s most vicious releases. [MORE]
ACCIDENT PRONE: Decibel Magazine Streams Deep Wound Red From Virginia Metallic Hardcore Outfit; EP Out NOW – Decibel Magazine is now streaming the grinding Deep Wound RedEP by Virginia Beach metallic hardcore quartet ACCIDENT PRONE as the band self-releases the record. Unloading six tracks in less than fifteen minutes, the band’s high-octane attack sound bleeds with technical elements and slamming grooves which merges a classic ’90s metalcore sound with a modern hardcore vibe on the Deep Wound Red EP. The record was produced by Lee Dyess (Against Me!, From First to Last, Evergreen Terrace), mastered by Brad Boatright (Oathbreaker, Code Orange, Full Of Hell), and completed with artwork by Rusty Painter. [MORE]
BERTHOLD CITY: No Echo Premieres “Moment Of Truth” Video By Los Angeles Hardcore Act – Los Angeles straightedge hardcore outfit BERTHOLD CITY, featuring members of Strife, World Be Free, Internal Affairs, Allegiance, and more, has released a new video for the title track to their debut EP, Moment Of Truth. The “Moment Of Truth” video was directed and edited by John “Eightclip” Jenkins for What We Do Collective, and makes is public debut through a premiere at No Echo. [MORE]
FUTURE USSES: Revolver Premieres “Heavenly Superperson” From Ambient Doom Rock Unit Featuring Members Of Intronaut And Bereft; The Existential Haunting Debut Nears Release Via Pelagic Records – “‘Heavenly Superperson’ mixes Jesu-style elongated melody with post-rock and metal elements, making for a beautiful and enlightening trip best appreciated by fans of This Will Destroy You, Mogwai, latter Mastodon and Envy.” — Revolver In just a few short weeks,Los Angeles-based FUTURE USSES – featuring members of Intronaut and Bereft – will release their stunning The Existential Haunting debut via Pelagic Records. An astounding instrumental record of devastatingly heavy, oppressively slow, yet shimmering and lush sludge-paced rock, run through a filter of nightmarish psychedelia, and mixed by Converge’s Kurt Ballou at GodCity Studio, it’s hard to believe that The Existential Haunting is really a debut album. [MORE]
EVOKEN: Legendary Death/Funeral Doom Legion To Release Hypnagogia Full-Length Via Profound Lore This November; Record Marks Band’s First Release In Six Years – Legendary death/funeral doom legion EVOKEN will unleash theirHypnagogia full-length November 9th via Profound Lore Records. Recorded, mixed and mastered at Sound Spa studios in New Jersey by Steven DeAcutis, the record comes swathed in the artwork of Adam Burke (Artificial Brain, Mos Generator, Hooded Menace) and marks the band’s first new output in six long years. [MORE]
THE SECRET: Lux Tenebris EP Streaming At Invisible Oranges; EP Out Next Week Through Southern Lord – Lux Tenebris, the first new material from Italy’s THE SECRET in six years, will see release this week through Southern Lord, and Invisible Oranges is now streaming the scathing EP in its entirety. THE SECRET ends the extensive period of decay since their 2012-released Agnus DeiLP with Lux Tenebris, the EP delivering the most oppressive, blackened scourge from the band yet. Following three years without communication between members, the band regrouped under the same roof for the first time since 2015 to record this three-song act in sonic exploration of the theme of the sepulchre. [MORE]
SCORCHED: “Mortuary Of Nightmares” From Delaware Death Crew Now Playing; Ecliptic Butchery Preorders Available At 20 Buck Spin – “Mortuary Of Nightmares” is the fresh heap of carnage to drop from Delaware death metal crew SCORCHED and their impending Ecliptic ButcheryLP, nearing release in September through 20 Buck Spin. Produced, mixed, and mastered by Arthur Rizk (Tomb Mold, Pissgrave, Prurient), the impossibly heavy recording, seething, and slicing, exemplifies the ideal SCORCHED operating theater for the band’s uniquely gut-wrenching death metal. Completed with cover art by Misanthropic Illustrations, Ecliptic Butchery is simply one of the most malicious onslaughts of 2018. Fans of Vastum, Suffocation, Cannibal Corpse, Extremity, Witch Vomit, Necrot, Exhumed, and Homewrecker need to get SCORCHED. [MORE]
CATTLE DECAPITATION To Take On North American Fall Tour With Suffocation + New Band Members Announced – CATTLE DECAPITATION will play two special shows in Southern California next week supporting Napalm Death, at San Diego’s Brick By Brick and Los Angeles’ Teragram Ballroom respectively. The performances serve as a precursor to the band’s month-long North American tour this fall supporting Suffocation. The journey runs from October 21st through November 17th. Additional support will be provided by Krisiun and Soreption. See all confirmed dates below. [MORE]
TODAY IS THE DAY: Decibel Magazine Premieres Exclusive New Clip From The Man Who Loves To Hurt Himself; Documentary To See Release Through Gravitas Ventures August 28th – The Man Who Loves To Hurt Himself, the powerful documentary film about TODAY IS THE DAY‘s Steve Austin, will see official release through global entertainment distribution operation Gravitas Ventures on August 28th. Advancing its release, a new clip from the film has been issued through an exclusive premiere at Decibel Magazine, as the band makes their way home from their tour surrounding their set at Psycho Las Vegas. Gravitas Ventures will release The Man Who Loves To Hurt Himself on DVD and across all video on demand and digital platforms beginning on August 28th, 2018. [MORE]
TO END IT ALL: Cvlt Nation Premieres “Lure” Video From Avant-Garde/Death Industrial Duo Featuring Members Of Eye Of Nix; Scourge Of Woman LP To See Release Via Scry Recordings – “…dark, unsettling, and terrifying…” — Cvlt Nation on TO END IT ALL‘s “Lure” Cvlt Nation is pleased to undrape the official new video for “Lure” from avant-garde/death industrial duoTO END IT ALL. Captured by Gridfailure’s David Brenner with additional footage by the band at Red Hawk Avalon, the alarming hymn comes by way of the impending Scourge Of Woman full-length, set for release this fall via Scry Recordings.
THE PRIMALS: All Love Is True Love Studio Clip Featured At No Echo; Trio Features Darkest Hour, The Explosion, Dead To Fall Alumni + Debut LP Nears Release Through Southern Lord – A new studio video of THE PRIMALS – the Los Angeles-based rock trio founded by current and former members of Darkest Hour, The Explosion, Dead To Fall, and more – has been featured at No Echo. All Love Is True LoveTHE PRIMALS‘ debut album, features ten infectious tracks produced by John Reis (Rocket From The Crypt, Drive Like Jehu, Hot Snakes), and is nearing release through Southern Lord in early September. [MORE]
FRIENDSHIP: Japanese Group Announces European Tour Dates; Hatred LP Out NOW Via Southern Lord And Daymare Recordings – Mysterious Japanese group FRIENDSHIP, known for their incredibly loud live shows, announces a full European tour this September. Originally released by Daymare Recordings on CD and digital formats, Southern Lord subsequently issuedFRIENDSHIP‘s Hatred on LP in October 2017. Blackened, dark, loud, fast, and intense, fans of prior Southern Lord releases by Nails, Heartless, Dead In The Dirt, Gust, and other brutal, grinding devastation should take heed. FRIENDSHIP will now be touring Europe and the UK in September supporting Palm. [MORE]
MOS GENERATOR: Heavy Rock Power Trio Confirms US/Canadian Headlining Tour In Support Of Shadowlands Full-Length – Washington-based power trio MOS GENERATOR will bring their heavy riffing to stages this fall on a US/Canadian headlining tour. Set to commence September 21st in Port Angeles, Washington and run through nearly two-dozen venues upon its conclusion October 13th in Portland, Oregon, the journey includes stops at Descendants Of Crom Fest in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania as well as Doomed & Stoned Fest in Indianapolis, Indiana. The latest tour follows the band’s month-long US trek earlier this year which included sixteen dates supporting Fu Manchu as well as an appearance at the 2018 edition of Hellfest in Clisson, France. See all confirmed dates below. [MORE]
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