SOUTHERN LORD Marks Their Twenty-Year Anniversary With Limited Edition Silver Vinyl Subscription Series And Silver Vinyl Reissues Of Essential Back-Catalog

In the mid-90s, in the cold, bleak north of Seattle, Washington, two friends in their mid-20s, Greg Anderson and Stephen O Malley were wading deep in the behemoth dirge of the Melvins, and melting into Earth‘s expansive, glacial-paced, guitar-based soundscapes. Heavily influenced by these Read More …

GHASTLY: Noisey Streams Death Velour LP By Finnish Death Metal Trio; Album Out Next Week Through 20 Buck Spin

[photo by Saara Kujansuu] Noisey is now streaming the entire crushing Death Velour LP by Finnish death metal ghouls, GHASTLY, as the album nears release through 20 Buck Spin next week. The nightmarish hallucinatory sound GHASTLY invokes on Death Velour Read More …

VITAMIN X: “Modern Man” From Age Of Paranoia LP Streaming At No Echo; Album Set For Late May Release Via Southern Lord

[photo by Klaus Naber] Long-running Amsterdam hardcore punk outfit VITAMIN X has issued the first single from their upcoming sixth LP, Age Of Paranoia, the band’s first release for Southern Lord. The album-opening “Modern Man” has been unleashed through a Read More …

STONE DEAF: The Obelisk Debuts “Spitshine” Video By Colorado Doom/Rock Act; Royal Burnout Nears Release Via Black Bow Records

[photo by Damian Dufel] Colorado doom/rock outfit STONE DEAF has unveiled the first single from their impending second album, Royal Burnout, set for release in early May through Black Bow Records. The song comes by way of an official video Read More …

NEQUIENT: Invisible Oranges Premieres “Cat’s Cradle” As Wolves At The Door Nears May Release Via Nefarious Industries

[photo by Nicolas Côté] “It’s two minutes to midnight on the Doomsday Clock, and no matter how much you stare at the strings you’re not going to see any cat or any cradle.” Chicago’s unhinged metal/hardcore outfit NEQUIENT has dispatched Read More …

PEEL: New Noise Magazine Debuts “Wet Work” From Chicago Rock & Roll Act; Never Not Dead EP To See Release April 27th

[photo by Kyle Hampson] Chicago-based PEEL has leaked the first single from their impending Never Not Dead, “Wet Work,” through a premiere at New Noise Magazine, as the new EP nears release in late April. The Never Not Dead EP Read More …

LEILA ABDUL-RAUF’s Third Solo Album, Diminution, Streaming At Noisey; Digital Sees Release This Week + Physical Preorders Posted

[photo by Nathan A. Verrill] “Some would say this is dark and lonely music, with urban overtones, while others feel a sense of otherworldliness and calm in its shimmering moods. I appreciate and welcome each individual’s interpretation of the most Read More …

GHASTLY: Svbterranean Streams “Whispers Through The Aether” As Death Velour LP Nears Release Via 20 Buck Spin

[photo by Saara Kujansuu] Svbterranean is now streaming “Whispers Through The Aether,” from Finnish death trio, GHASTLY, alongside a track-by-track breakdown of their mystical and punishing Death Velour LP, out next week through 20 Buck Spin. The nightmarish hallucinatory sound Read More …

WAYFARER: Profound Lore Issues “The Dreaming Plain” By Denver Black Metal Act; World’s Blood Preorders Available

[photo by Alvino Salcedo] “The Dreaming Plain,” the maiden single from WAYFARER’s upcoming World’s Blood LP, is now streaming. The track precedes the late May release of the Denver black metal band’s third album, and first for Profound Lore, as Read More …

LEILA ABDUL-RAUF: “Life Leaving” Now Playing At Heathen Harvest; Third Solo Album, Diminution, Nears Release Next Week

[photo by Nathan A. Verrill] Bay Area-based multi-instrumentalist LEILA ABDUL-RAUF will unveil her third solo album, Diminution, next week. The latest single, “Life Leaving,” is now streaming at Heathen Harvest ahead of the album’s release. The follow-up to her highly-acclaimed Read More …