SANZU: Australian Extreme Metal Battalion Issues New Lyric Via At Decibel; Heavy Over The Home Debut To See Release In North America Via Listenable Records

“I started writing the lyrics for ‘Tailor’ set on condemning materialism and commercialism. This then led me to write a song about slave labor but halfway through I realized how hypocritical I was being when I looked back at all Read More …

MANTAR Guitarist/Vocalist Talks American Pop Culture And Pro Wrestling In Metal Injection’s Fourth Edition Of The Squared Circle Pit

MANTAR guitarist/vocalist Hanno Klärhardt recently appeared on the fourth edition of Metal Injection’s wrestling-based The Squared Circle Pit podcast. The hilarious interview gets up close and personal with Klärhardt, who delves deep into learning about American pop culture from pro Read More …

SUNN O))) To Release Triple Live Album From First Moscow Performance; Band To Play Levitation And West Coast Shows This Week

[photo by Peter HoÌnnemann] SUNN O))) has announced the impending release of a brand new triple-LP live album, captured on the band’s first ever performance in Moscow last year, titled НЕЖИТЬ: живьём в России 11 августа 2015 (translated, NOLIFE: Alive In Read More …

THE DREAD CREW OF ODDWOOD: Gear Gods Issues In-Studio Video For Acoustic Pirate Outfit’s “Dead Man’s Medley”

[photo by Flip Cassidy] In the chum-strewn wake of acoustic pirate metal outfit THE DREAD CREW OF ODDWOOD‘s pillaging fourth album, Lawful Evil, Gear Gods has premiered the band’s new in-studio/playthrough video for the track, “Dead Man’s Medley.” A nonstop Read More …

KING PARROT: Australian Grind Unit Return To North America On Tour With Voivod!

Australia’s favorite grind bringers, KING PARROT, will return to North America next month supporting Voivod on a month-long live takeover! The band’s latest infiltration will commence on May 19th in Dallas, Texas and run through June 26th in Quebec City, Read More …

RHIN: Entire Passenger LP Playing At MetalSucks; Album Out Next Week Via Grimoire Records + Tour Dates With Grizzlor Start Today

[photo by Brendan Foster Fieldhouse] The entire Passenger LP from West Virginia-based noise/stoner metal trio RHIN is now playing at MetalSucks just over a week ahead of its release via Grimoire Records. The stream also hits as the band takes Read More …

NECROT: Oakland Death Merchants To Kick Off North American Tour With Skullshitter

Oakland-based old-school death metal merchants, NECROT, are readying to kick off a short but pungent North American takeover alongside Skullshitter. Set to commence tomorrow evening, April 28th in Providence, Rhode Island, the trek will ransack a total of thirteen cities, Read More …

CLARK ASHTON SMITH: Cadabra Records Presents Inferno, Read By S. T. Joshi, Scored By Theologian; Sample Posted At Modern Vinyl

Spoken Arts label, Cadabra Records, announces the looming release of Inferno, an incredibly ominous limited 7” release, featuring the convoluted horror poetry of celebrated American writer CLARK ASHTON SMITH. The Inferno EP marks the very first time any of CLARK Read More …

RISING: Entire Oceans Into Their Graves LP Streaming At Decibel Magazine; Album Out This Week Via Indisciplinarian/Earsplit Distro

[photo by Lasse Høgh] With the Oceans Into Their Graves LP by Denmark-based metal outfit RISING on the verge of its release this week, Decibel Magazine is now hosting a stream of the album in its triumphant entirety. Offers the mag Read More …