BLACK ELEPHANT: The Obelisk Premieres “Walking Dead” Video From Psychedelic Fuzz/Heavy Rock Troupe; Cosmic Blues To See Release Via Small Stone This July

…the four-piece have conjured ghosts of ‘70s heavy fuzz and ‘90s riff mongering offering up a sonic brew… Cosmic Blues, the impending new full-length from Italian psychedelic fuzz/heavy rock troupe BLACK ELEPHANT, will see release next month via Small Stone. Read More …

KHEMMIS: Desolation LP By Denver Metal/Doom Act Now Streaming; Album Out Today In North America Via 20 Buck Spin; Record Release Shows Loom

[photo by Alvino Salcedo] Denver metal/doom conquerors KHEMMIS present their triumphant third LP, Desolation, the album out worldwide today through 20 Buck Spin in North America and via Nuclear Blast internationally. While KHEMMIS is undeniably influenced by doom and classic Read More …

THE SECRET: Revolver Reveals “The Sorrowful Void” By Italian Metal Cult; Lux Tenebris EP Preorders Posted By Southern Lord

[photo by David Robinson] Revolver Magazine is now streaming “The Sorrowful Void,” the first song to be revealed from THE SECRET’s scathing EP, Lux Tenebris, their first new material in six years, due out in August via Southern Lord. THE Read More …

ALLEGAEON: Colorado Death Metal Architects Prepare For Summer Slaughter 2018 Next Month

Colorado death metallers ALLEGAEON will return to the road next month on the 12th Annual Summer Slaughter Tour featuring Between The Buried And Me, Born Of Osiris, Veil Of Maya, Erra, The Agony Scene, Soreption, Terror Universal, and Entheos. The Read More …

DEATHGRAVE: Revolver Premieres So Real, It’s Now Debut From Deathgrind/Punk Unit Featuring Members Of Brainoil And Amber Asylum; Record To See Release Friday Via Tankcrimes

So Real, It’s Now, the debut full-length from San Jose deathgrind/punk unit DEATHGRAVE — featuring members of Brainoil and Amber Asylum among others — will see release via Tankcrimes tomorrow! The fourteen-track crusher was captured at Earhammer Studios in Oakland Read More …

ZEKE’s North American Summer Tour With Weedeater And Others Begins Next Week; Hellbender Out Now On Relapse Records

Seattle’s long-running supercharged punk outfit ZEKE embark on their North American tour supporting Weedeater early next week, supporting their recently-released Hellbender LP, their first new album in over fourteen years. The tour begins this Monday, June 25th in Cincinnati, Ohio, Read More …

TILE: No Echo Debuts “Landmines” By Pennsylvania Sludge/Noise Rock Trio; Come On Home, Stranger LP Set For August Release

As Allentown, Pennsylvania noise rock/sludge trio TILE prepares to issue their second LP, Come On Home, Stranger, through Limited Appeal Records in August, No Echo is now streaming the album’s first single, the volatile “Landmines.” The track premiere is paired Read More …

MORTUOUS: Revolver Premieres Through Wilderness Debut From San Jose Brutal Death/Doom Unit; Album Drops Friday Via Tankcrimes/Carbonized

“…pure pulverizing death…” — Revolver In just two short days, San Jose-based death/doom unit MORTUOUS — featuring within its ranks past and present members of Exhumed, Repulsion, Necrot, and Atrament, among others — will unleash the decaying fruits of its Read More …

LIGHT THIS CITY Embarks On West Coast Tour This Week; Terminal Bloom LP Out Now Through Creator-Destructor Records

[photo by Joe Ellis] This Friday, Bay Area melodic death metal quintet LIGHT THIS CITY will embark on their West Coast Tour supporting their acclaimed Terminal Bloom LP, the recently-reactivated outfit’s first album in a decade. In the wake of Read More …

TRAPPIST Announces Ancient Brewing Tactics Debut Album Due Out August 17th Via Relapse; “Wolves In The Taproom” And “No Corporate Beer” Streaming At Decibel Magazine

[photo by Paul Lee] Los Angeles craft beer connoisseurs TRAPPIST brew forth their highly-anticipated, debut full-length Ancient Brewing Tactics, due out August 17th via Relapse Records. Two tracks from the album – “Wolves In The Taproom” and a re-recorded version Read More …