EarsplitPR: Roundup From The Compound – April 15, 2013

HOWL: Your Hell Begins At Loudwire! – Mega music portal Loudwire offers up an exclusive premiere of “Your Hell Begins” from Providence sound terrorists HOWL! [More…]

POWER TRIP: Texas Crossover Act Delivers Debut LP; Opening Track Playing At Pitchfork – Channeling the old-school energy of legendary acts like Cro-Mags, Nuclear Assault and Leeway through modern thrash warfare, Texas crossover battalion POWER TRIP has wrapped up production on their debut LP for Southern Lord and today distributes the details on the beast that is Manifest Decimation. [More…]

ENABLER: Shift Of Redemption EP Out Now; First Australian Tour LockedMilwaukee’s most volatile act, ENABLER, has locked down several new bouts of Spring tour dates in support of their brand new Shift Of Redemption EP, out this week via Think Fast! Records. [More…]

HARABALL: Fysisk Format To Drop Debut LP From Norwegian Hardcore Punks – 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. [More…]

DEMON LUNG Full-Length Debut To Be Released June 4 – Candlelight Records today confirms June 4th as the North American release date for The Hundredth Name, the full-length debut from Las Vegas-based epic doom band DEMON LUNG. The eight-song album was recorded with Adam Myatt and Billy Anderson (Neurosis, The Melvins, Sleep) and features artwork by English illustrator Tom Bates (Vision of Disorder, Amorphis). [More…]

THE OCEAN: Spin Magazine Streams Instrumental VersionOf Pelagial In Its Entirety – In celebration of its forthcoming release Spin Magazine is currently streaming the instrumental version of THE OCEAN’s Pelagial in its entirety! [More…]

DESIDERIUM: Progressive Post Black Metal Project To Release New Album Via Domestic Genocide Records – Domestic Genocide Records are pleased to welcome progressive post black metal project DESIDERIUM to their eclectic roster of sonic devastation. [More…]

SOFY MAJOR: French Noiserock Trio Drops Track From New LP At American Aftermath – Out of the bowels of the post-industrial badlands of Clermont-Ferrand, France comes SOFY MAJOR, a metallic noiserock trio highly motivated in intoxicating the listener with their energetic and off-kilter attack, than kick your liver in while your hangover is at its worst. [More…]

EAST OF THE WALL To Infiltrate Trax East This Month – EAST OF THE WALL will be entering the renowned New Brunswick, New Jersey recording studio Trax East on May 27th to begin tracking the band’s next album, Redaction Artifacts, with engineer Eric Rachel (Burnt By The Sun, God Forbid, The Red Chord, Municipal Waste). Mixing is scheduled for mid-July and the album will be released in late October via Translation Loss Records. [More…]

COUGH and WINDHAND: New Split LP Playing At Invisible Oranges – Next week Relapse Records will release the pummeling split album featuring two prime acts hailing from the Richmond, Virginia underground scene with Reflection Of The Negative, the split LP between COUGH and WINDHAND. [More…]

Rock And Shock Invades Metal Fest! Rock And Shock is coming…(insert Jaws theme for thematic effect)…to the 15th Annual NEW ENGLAND METAL AND HARDCORE FESTIVAL at the Worcester Palladium on April 19, 20 and 21! [More…]

EIGHT BELLS: The Captain’s Daughter Spring Tour 2013 To Commence Next Week – Ethereal sound exhibitionists EIGHT BELLS will begin Springtime sprawl of live rituals next week. Set to commence on April 18th at Ash Street Saloon in Portland, the eclectic trio will spiral their way through Seattle, Vancouver, Spokane, Boise, Salt Lake City, Oakland and San Francisco before bringing the voyage to a ceremonial close in Eureka, California on April 27th. The band will be joined by Salt Lake City sludge collective SubRosa on select dates. [More…]

FULL OF HELL Confirms New Tours With Gehenna, Seven Sisters Of Sleep – With towns still set ablaze from the band’s recent tours with Gaza, Code Orange Kids, Homewrecker and more, and following recent announcements on upcoming Spring/Summer touring, today noise/hardcore faction FULL OF HELL has declared several dozen additional roving assaults for the months ahead. [More…]

THE BODY: Video Documents Mass Suicide Aftermath, Caustic Soundtrack – Deep in the rural vastness of the upper Northeastern region of the country, white birch and conifer bodies now mournfully envelop a most gruesome landscape. The crime lab sorts through the aftermath of the heinous ritual which ensued on this property the previous evening — an abhorrent mass suicide, likely devout to a faction, cause, or reasoning experts have not yet been able to establish. [More…]

SAMOTHRACE Confirms Course For May European Tour – In the wake of several bouts of stateside tours supporting their highly praised second LP Reverence To Stone since its release nine months ago, Seattle doom quartet SAMOTHRACE will storm European shores on their maiden European tour this May. [More…]

INTEGRITY: Suicide Black Snake Details Released – The ongoing reign of terror from INTEGRITY continues in 2013, with the release of the iniquitous outfit’s tenth full-length, Suicide Black Snake. [More…]

FEAR FACTORY Brings The Industrialist To North American Venues FEAR FACTORY will embark on their first full headlining tour in support of 2012’s conceptual mega-album The Industrialist. Performances begin next week, with the tour set to visit 38 cities throughout the US and Canada. The tour represents the first live dates by the band on American soil in nearly a year. The World Industrialist tour will feature support from Hate Eternal and Kobra and The Lotus. [More…]

CYNTHESIS: Prog Metal Supergroup To Release Second Part Of Dystopian Trilogy – Sensory Records this week confirms the full details for the pending second album from Pleasanton, California-based progressive metal outfit CYNTHESIS, as the final parts to this new opus have fallen into place. [More…]

Video Documentary Of The NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL Released – The fifteenth annual edition of the THE NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL is now just one week away, set to overthrow Worcester, Massachusetts from Thursday, April 18th through Sunday, April 21st with almost ninety of today’s most underground and elite acts! [More…]

SEIZURE CRYPT: Spring Live Action From Queens Hardcore/Punk Lunatics – Queens, NYC-based D.I.Y. spazz-troopers SEZIURE CRYPT have racked up a throng of shows throughout several of the five boroughs over the coming weeks, the action beginning as the crew storms The Acheron in Brooklyn with badass ramblers Iron Man and Revelation this Saturday, April 13th. See the confirmed list below and stand by for further live mayhem to be announced for the Spring and Summer months. [More…]

LAURASIA AWAITS US: New Track From Finnish Post-Black Metallers Streaming At Cvlt Nation – Cvlt Nation is pleased to douse your day in despondency with “Seclusion,” the latest single from Finnish post-black metallers LAURASIA AWAITS US. Rife in its aural misery, “Seclusion” comes by way of their latest full-length, Apathy Remains Victorious. Inspired mostly by life, death and beyond, the lamenting hymns that make up Apathy Remains Victorious are driven forward by the truest of human emotions making for six lush, exploratory soundscapes that are at once somber, sinister and wholly charming. [More…]

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AMON AMARTH – ASSEMBLY OF LIGHT CHOIR – BATTLECROSS – BEHEMOTH – BLACK BREATH – BONE SICKNESS – CANCER BATS – CANNIBAL CORPSE – CORROSION OF CONFORMITY – DEAD IN THE DIRT – DEATH TO ALL – DEVOURMENT – EIGHT BELLS – ENABLER – FEAR FACTORY – FULL OF HELL – GLORIOR BELLI – GOATWHORE – GYPSYHAWK – HAVOK – HOD – IDES OF GEMINI – INTEGRITY – KILLING JOKE – KINGCROW – LAIR OF THE MINOTAUR – NAILS – NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FEST XV – NIGHTBITCH – SIX FEET UNDER – SURGEON – THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER – VISE MASSACRE – WARTORN – WHITE WIDOWS – WHITECHAPEL – XIBALBA –

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