Roundup From The Compound – April 3rd, 2017

 

 

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ISENORDAL: Metal Injection Streams Shores Of Mourning Debut From Black Funeral Doom/Neofolk Collective; Record Out NOW! – Metal Injection is currently streaming Shores Of Mourning, the stunning debut full-length from black funeral doom/neofolk collective ISENORDAL, which currently fatures within its ranks members of Endorphins Lost, Wilt, and Thunder Grey Pilgrim. [MORE…]

THE CONVALESCENCE Joins The Unique Leader Records Roster; Band To Support Testament, Sepultura, And Prong On Tour – Ohio death metal/deathcore unit THE CONVALESCENCE is the latest addition to the Unique Leader Record roster for the release of their as-yet-untitled full-length later this year. Delivering brutal riffs and dark imagery, the Toledo-born six-piece was forged in 2011 and have since made their mark on the underground metal scene having performed over 400 shows across the United States and Europe including appearances on the Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival, Rock Fest, West Coast Death Fest, SXSW, and many more. The band is currently wrapping up a tour with Otep and will unleash their fifth studio album via Unique Leader in the coming months. [MORE…]

POWER TRIP Premieres Video For “Executioner’s Tax (Swing Of The Axe)” At Noisey; West Coast Tour Underway + European Tour Looms – Texas’ POWER TRIP has released their official video for “Executioner’s Tax (Swing Of The Axe)” through an exclusive premiere at Noisey. The band continues to tour the planet in support of their Nightmare Logic LP, as they are currently torching the West Coast of North America and will head to Europe in the coming weeks. [MORE…]

ALARIC: Dark Punk Collective’s European Tour On The Horizon; Trailer Posted – April is looming which means ALARIC will soon be bringing their darkened punk alchemy to European shores. This marks the Oakland collective’s first European visit following the release of their latest full length, End Of Mirrors, unleashed last May via Neurot Recordings. The tour consists of fifteen dates across eight countries, including a scheduled appearance at Roadburn Festival. Support will be provided by experimental duo Pinkish Black. [MORE…]

WHITE WILLOW: Future Hopes LP By Norwegian Progressive Outfit Streaming At Decibel Magazine; Album Out NOW Through Laser’s Edge – Norway’s ethereal progressive rock collective WHITE WILLOW will release their seventh studio album, Future Hopes, through Laser’s Edge this Friday, and Decibel Magazine is now streaming the entire LP ahead of its official street date. WHITE WILLOW’s Future Hopes features a heavy use of synthesizers, including the unique textures of the Yamaha CS80, the famed Blade Runner synth. The album was mixed by highly respected Norwegian Grammy-nominated engineer Christian Engfelt — known for his work on the Elephant9/Reine Fiske album, Atlantis, and the Todd Rundgren/Lindstrøm collaboration, Runddans — mastered by Grammy Award-winning audiophile legend Bob Katz, and completed with a specially commissioned painting by Roger Dean. [MORE…]

WOLVHAMMER Band To Record Fourth LP In June; North American May Tour With Shining And Revenge Announced – WOLVHAMMER has been confirmed to support for Shining and Revenge on their upcoming North American tour which consumes the month of May. The band also announces the upcoming recording of their fourth full-length album, which will see release late this year. [MORE…]

SHADOW OF DOUBT: Texas Hardcore Outfit Featuring Former Members Of Bitter End And Hardside To Release No Mercy EP Through WAR Records – WAR Records announces the signing of San Antonio-based hardcore quintet SHADOW OF DOUBT, with plans of releasing the band’s new No Mercy EP in the coming months. Formed in 2014, SHADOW OF DOUBT is a blue-collar powerhouse that is a major part of the new breed of Texas hardcore. Featuring former members of Bitter End, Hardside, and more, the band combines their love for crossover, hardcore, punk, and metal, with powerful and memorable riffs reminiscent of the classic NYHC sound, resulting in the perfect soundtrack for this modern age of quarrel. [MORE…]

GODHUNTER Releases Art, Trailer, And More For Codex Narco Record Featuring Members Of CHRCH, Demon Lung, Mountaineer, Thorne, Methra, And More – GODHUNTER has issued the artwork, track listing, and a brief trailer for the band’s impending Codex Narco record, which features contributions from members of CHRCH, Demon Lung, Mountaineer, Thorne, Methra, and others. In line with GODHUNTER‘s commitment to speaking out about social issues, the proceeds of Codex Narco’s sales will be donated to Planned Parenthood, the statement reflected in the pink color scheme of the artwork by Bailey Illustration and layout by Cool Ghoul Ltd. (Ethan McCarthy of Primitive Man). Codex Narco was mastered by Brad Boatright at Audiosiege, and features a cover of Tegan & Sara’s “Walking With A Ghost,” for which a video is being created to support suicide prevention. [MORE…]

SILENCE EQUALS DEATH: New Noise Magazine Premieres “Common Ground” From Eulogy Recordings-Bound End Times Debut Album – New Jersey hardcore quintet SILENCE EQUALS DEATH is preparing to release their debut full-length album, End Times, through Eulogy Recordings next week, the band issuing a new single in advance of the record. The newly-unveiled track “Common Ground” is now playing at New Noise Magazine. [MORE…]

OKKULTOKRATI Euro/UK Spring Tour Commences; New Music Video For “Ocular Violence” Revealed – Norwegian mavericks OKKULTOKRATI have kicked off their Spring EU/UK tour in support of their inventive and addictive new album Raspberry Dawn, released in September through Southern Lord. In tandem with the tour kickoff, the band unveils a new video for the track “Ocular Violence.” [MORE…]

CLITERATI: Portland Hardcore Punk Brutalizers Featuring Poison Idea, Voetsek, And Murderess Alumni To Release Seven-Inch Edition Of Self-Titled EP Via Tankcrimes; Live Dates Announced – Portland hardcore punk brutalizers CLITERATI — featuring within its riotous ranks Poison Idea, Voetsek, and Murderess alumni — released their self-titled EP via Tankcrimes late last year. The five-track bruiser, which was initially recorded and mixed by Andrew Grosse and mastered by Jose DeLara at Caravan Studios on their home turf in Oregon, will now see release on seven-inch via Tankcrimes on April 7th (remastered for vinyl for maximum bad assery by Dan Randall at Mammoth Sound). [MORE…]

TODAY IS THE DAY: Documentary Of Frontman Steve Austin, The Man Who Loves To Hurt Himself, To Premiere At The International Filmmaker Festival Of World Cinema – The Man Who Loves To Hurt Himself, an intense documentary film on TODAY IS THE DAY’s iconic founding frontman Steve Austin, is slated to premiere at the International Filmmaker Festival of World Cinema in Nice, France in May. Directed and filmed by Anthony Short, The Man Who Loves To Hurt Himself takes a look at Steve Austin’s nearly-three-decade-long career as a musician in TODAY IS THE DAY and his reflection of his life. It explores how he balances life with his artistic passions and the undeniable effect his fans express to him about the life altering meaning it has had on them. Short spent two years following Austin around the US on tour, listening to his inner thoughts and questions about life like a fly on the wall. In his own words, he guides the watcher through his world by stream of consciousness. This reflects the conversations he has with himself in his head — a first-person account. If you were to have your life flash before your eyes right before you die, this film is what Steve Austin might see about himself. [MORE…]

ROZAMOV: Cvlt Nation Premieres “Serpent Cult” Video From Boston Doom Outfit; This Mortal Road Debut Album Out NOW – As Boston’s ROZAMOV winds down their US tour in support of their debut LP, This Mortal Road, the band has released their new video for the track “Serpent Cult” through a Cvlt Nation premiere. See ROZAMOV’s new “Serpent Cult” video at Cvlt Nation RIGHT HERE. [MORE…]

GRAVES AT SEA Announces US Tour Dates – Portland sludge/doom quartet GRAVES AT SEA will take to the streets for their The Cold Dead Hands Tour 2017 set to take place from May 30th through June 16th. The band will be touring in support of their 2016 debut full-length, The Curse That Is. Check out the full itinerary below. [MORE…]

THE WALKING DEAD ORCHESTRA Joins Unique Leader Records – French death metal legion THE WALKING DEAD ORCHESTRA is the latest additions to Unique Leader Records’ expanding roster of brutality. The band will release their self-produced, as-yet-untitled second full-length later this year. [MORE…]

REALITY SLAP: Loudwire Premieres “Blaze” Video From Limitless EP By Portuguese Hardcore Quintet – Loudwire has premiered the newest video from Portuguese hardcore quintet REALITY SLAP, created for the track “Blaze,” which hails from the band’s recently-released Limitless EP. Combining the best of old-school aggression with a modern hardcore vibe, REALITY SLAP‘s songs are full of tight riffs, heavy grooves, and they always pack a massive punch. Recorded at Eyeball Studios in Portugal. Limitless bridges the influence of DMIZE, Outburst, Breakdown, Cro-Mags, and Bad Brains mixed with modern bands like Turnstile, Backtrack, Down To Nothing, and Terror. [MORE…]

SUPERJOINT Announces Spring Tour Dates – SUPERJOINT will take on part two of their Caught Up In The Gears Of Application US live takeover next month. The tour will make its way west from San Antonio, Texas in mid-April through mid-May with additional dates to be announced in the coming weeks. Support will  be provided by Motor City thrashers Battlecross and noise rock eccentrics/Housecore labelmates Child Bite, also of Detroit, who both trekked out with the band during the first leg of the tour in January. See all confirmed performances below. [MORE…]

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ALARIC – ALL HELL – ALL OUT WAR – ALL PIGS MUST DIE – AMENRA – AMON AMARTH – ARKAIK – ARMORED SAINT – ARTIFICIAL BRAIN – BEHEMOTH – BRAIN TENTACLES – CHILD BITE – CLASSHOLE – CLITERATI – CONNOISSEUR – DIE CHOKING – DYSRHYTHMIA – EDENSONG – EYEHATEGOD – EXTREMITY – FORESEEN – FUCK YOU PAY ME – GATECREEPER – GHOST BATH – GOATWHORE – GOZU – GRAVES AT SEA – GUST – HIGHER POWER –INTERNAL BLEEDING – ISENORDAL – KHEMMIS – LOCK UP – MAYHEM – MIZERY – MOTHER FEATHER – NATHANAEL LAROCHETTE – NEUROSIS – ODDLAND – OKKULTOKRATI – ORANSSI PAZUZU – ORM – PAIN TANK – POWER TRIP – PSYCHO LAS VEGAS – REALITY SLAP – REVOCATION – RISING – SCOUR – SILENCE EQUALS DEATH – SLEEP – SO THIS IS SUFFERING –TELOCH VOVIN – THE CONVALESCENCE – THE OBSESSED – THE OMNIOUS CIRCLE – TRANSIENT – UFOMAMMUT – UNTIL RAIN – VARAHA –  WHITECHAPEL – WOE – WOLFBRIGADE – WOLVERINE – WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM – WOLVHAMMER – XIBALBA – YOB

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