EARSPLIT PR: Roundup From The Compound October 27th, 2014

LAE: American Aftermath Posts Single From Debut LP By Montreal-Based Post-Rock Outfit; CD Preorders Available – As Montreal-based post-rock quintet, LAE — featuring in its ranks Steve Austin of Today Is The Day — prepares to release its Break The Clasp debut this Autumn, the first single from the LP has been made available to the public through an exclusive premiere at American Aftermath. [More…]

Metal Grasshopper: Weekly Series Starring Down’s Philip H. Anselmo And Comedian Dave Hill Continues; Episode 2 Now Playing At Metal Injection – In Metal Grasshopper episode 2, metal icon Philip H. Anselmo schools young grasshopper Dave Hill on headbanging, heavy metal vocals, and the most extreme of all breakfast cereals. [More…]

BARING TEETH: Sophomore Album From Texas Experimental Death Metal Unit To See November Release Via Willowtip Records; Teaser Track Posted – Dallas, Texas-based avant/tech death metal trio, BARING TEETH, is preparing for the long-awaited follow-up to their 2011 debut album, Atrophy, with the mangling Ghost Chorus Among Old Ruins confirmed to drop via Willowtip Records in late November. [More…]

THE CUTTHROATS 9: Western US November Tour With ÆGES Confirmed – San Francisco noise rock trio, THE CUTTHROATS 9, has confirmed the next phase of touring in support of their newly-released Dissent LP. [More…]

EMIT: Obscure UK Ambient/Black Metal Entity Releases Track Through Ghost Cult Magazine – As extreme underworld noise specialist outfit, Crucial Blast, readies the worldwide edition of the out-of-print Spectre Music Of An Antiquary, by UK black/ambient outfit, EMIT, for release this week, through the help of Ghost Cult Magazine, another sordid tale from the album has been posted as evidence of the album’s utter creepiness. [More…]

ATRIARCH: Pitchfork Streams New LP From Death/Doom Alchemists In Its Entirety – With the An Unending Pathway, the haunting new long player from Pacific Northwest atmospheric death/doom alchemists, ATRIARCH, out this week, Pitchfork is streaming the record in its entirety. [More…]

PRIMORDIAL: Dublin Metal Troupe Unveils New Tune At Stereogum; Where Greater Men Have Fallen To See Release Next Month – Stereogum has hosted the official unveiling of “Come The Flood,” the new hymn from Dublin metal troupe, PRIMORDIAL. [More…]

CDC European Autumn Tour Continues; Stateside December Shows With Society Sucker Confirmed – Pennsylvania hardcore quartet, CDC, is currently embarked on latest load of international live excursions, touring Europe in advance of their next release, End. [More…]

Noisey Presents NOLA: Life, Death And Heavy Blues From The Bayou Episode 7 – In the seventh and final episode of the NOLA: Life, Death And Heavy Blues From The Bayou documentary, Down frontman Philip H. Anselmo opens up his home for a crawfish boil with the Noisey crew. [More…]

FUZZ EVIL & CHIEFS: The Obelisk Streaming Split 7-Inch Out Now On Battleground Records – The split 7” EP from Sierra Vista, Arizona-based FUZZ EVIL and Southern California’s CHIEFS is out today via Battleground Records, and in turn, trusted underground rock go-to joint, The Obelisk, is streaming the entire short but intoxicating platter right now. [More…]

ENCOFFINATION: III – Hear Me, O’ Death (Sing Thou Wretched Choirs) Out Now On Selfmadegod Records – One of the year’s most petrifying, slow-motion musical excursions is now available worldwide via Selfmadegod, as III – Hear Me, O’ Death (Sing Thou Wretched Choirs), from US death/doom duo, ENCOFFINATION, is now available from the label worldwide. [More…]

ARTILLERY To Kick Off North American Thrash Invasion Tour – Denmark thrash metal veterans, ARTILLERY, is now currently on their first ever North American tour. [More…]

BATTLECROSS Confirms Winter Warriors Headlining Tour Honoring America’s Veterans – Following their originally scheduled support slot on the recently cancelled Machine Head tour, Detroit, Michigan’s BATTLECROSS will be heading back out on the road next month for more than two dozen headlining dates through North America. [More…]

USNEA Releases Title Track From Random Cosmic Violence Through No Clean Singing; Album Out In November Via Relapse – The impact of Random Cosmic Violence, the second album from Portland, Oregon’s USNEA, and first of the band’s releases for Relapse Records, will be felt worldwide in two weeks, and No Clean Singing has unveiled the LP’s devastating title track. [More…]

PENTAGRAM KickS Off Fall Headlining Tour – Doom legends, PENTAGRAM, have returned to the road for select shows in the Midweast and the East Coast. [More…]

THE GREAT SABATINI Refuses To Quit Releasing Videos For Dog Years LP; “Life During Wartime” Now Playing – With their latest LP, Dog Years, out since June, and with two North American tours and random live mayhem already in the bag since then, Montreal noise/sludge metal barons, THE GREAT SABATINI, continue their rambunctious rampage of releasing a video for nearly every song on the album so far, with the new one for “Living In Wartime” now playing. [More…]

BRAINOIL: Tankcrimes Issues Death Of This Dry Season Sophomore Album On CD – Bay Area-operated Tankcrimes offers up another offering from the label’s hometown sludge heroes, BRAINOIL, with the first-ever CD release of the band’s decimating Death Of This Dry Season album. [More…]

EYEHATEGOD Announces Australian Tour Dates + Roadburn 2015 Appearances – Before Kicking Off Another US Takeover New Orleans rulers of the riff, EYEHATEGOD, will return to Australia for a short but riotous run of live devastation next year. [More…]

ANAAL NATHRAKH: Revolver Magazine Streams Desideratum Full-Length In Its EntiretyDesideratum, the forthcoming new long player from UK extreme metal misfits, ANAAL NATHRAKH, is playing in its entirety at Revolver Magazine. [More…]

WIZARD RIFLE: Stoner/Doom/Mathrock Magicians Tease New Track At Noisey; New Full-Length To Drop This Week – With the release of Here In The Deadlights, the long-awaited new full-length from stoner/doom/math rock magicians, WIZARD RIFLE, set for release this week, Noisey hurls forth opening hymn, “Crystal Witch,” for public feeding. [More…]

RINGS OF SATURN Decimates Album Charts; Tour With As Blood Runs Black Underway – Bay Area sci-fi death battalion, RINGS OF SATURN, has invaded and decimated the nation’s rock charts, with the first week’s numbers for Lugal Ki En having landed. [More…]

ANCIENT VVISDOM: Occult Death Rock Coven Unleashes “City Of Stone” At Cvlt Nation, Sacrificial LP Out Now Via Magic Bullet – With the official vinyl version of Sacrificial, the latest full-length from occult death rock coven, ANCIENT VVISDOM, now available, Cvlt Nation offers up “City Of Stone.” [More…]

EXHUMED: California Horror Hellions Kick Off Fall Tour – California’s favorite death-laden horror hellions, EXHUMED, are taking their sonic debauchery to the streets for a Fall run of US live invasions with extreme metal technicians Carcass and manic death thrashers Noisem. [More…]

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EARSPLIT ARTISTS ON TOUR:
ALTERBEAST – AMON AMARTH – ANTI RITUAL – ATRIARCH – ARTILLERY – BATTLECROSS – THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER – CDC – CHILD BITE – CORROSION OF CONFORMITY – COWARDS – THE CUTTHROATS 9 – DIE CHOKING – EXHUMED – EYEHATEGOD – FALLUJAH – FATHER MURPHY – FORESEEN HKI – FUCKING INVINCIBLE – FUZZ EVIL – GOATSNAKE – GOATWHORE – GREENLEAF – HOD – IDES OF GEMINI – IN THE COMPANY OF SERPENTS – THE INSPECTOR CLUZO – INTERNAL BLEEDING – KING DIAMOND – MACABRE – MAMMOTH GRINDER – NEUROSIS – OBLITERATIONS – ORANGE GOBLIN – ORBWEAVER – PENTAGRAM – PORD – PYREXIA – RABBITS – RINGS OF SATURN – RIVERS OF NIHIL – SECRET CUTTER – SOCIETY SUCKER – SORXE – SOS – TODAY IS THE DAY – TORCH RUNNER – UFOMAMMUT – ULCERATE – USNEA – WHITECHAPEL – WOLVHAMMER – YAUTJA

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