VITAMIN X: Dutch Hardcore/Punk Icons Announce US and Mexico Tour Dates Beginning Next Week; Age Of Paranoia LP Out Now On Southern Lord

[photo by Klaus Naber] Long-running Dutch hardcore/punk icons VITAMIN X will make their return to North America this month with their first tour dates on the continent in more than five years. The run of tour dates leads with two Read More …

PHAL:ANGST: Cvlt Nation Premieres Eerie “The Books (JK Flesh Remix)” Video From Viennese Industrial Post-Rock Unit; Phase IV Release Day Nears + Preorders Available

Phase IV is the impending new full-length from Vienna-based industrial post-rock unit. PHAL:ANGST. Recorded and co-produced by Alexandr Vatagin (Valeot Records, Slon, Tupolev, Port Royal, Werner Kitzmüller) and mastered by New York-based acclaimed sound engineer Alex Psaroudakis, Phase IV includes Read More …

GEMATRIA: MetalSucks Premieres “Star Death” Video; Self-Titled Debut By Qabbalistic Rock Outfit Nears Release Through Nefarious Industries

[photo by Natalie Newbold] MetalSucks is hosting a premiere of “Star Death,” the new single and video from eclectic new outfit GEMATRIA, as the band prepares for the release of their eponymous debut EP via Nefarious Industries in October. GEMATRIA Read More …

BRUCE LAMONT Announces North American Tour Dates With Kevin Hufnagel; Broken Limbs Excite No Pity Full-Length Out Now On War Crime Recordings

BRUCE LAMONT will kick off a run of North American live dates later this fall alongside Kevin Hufnagel (Dysrhythmia, Gorguts, Sabbath Assembly et al). The journey will commence September 29th in Brooklyn, New York and wind its way through a Read More …

ZENI GEVA and STEVE ALBINI – Maximum Implosion 2xCD To See Release Via Cold Spring Records Next Week; Tracks Streaming + Preorders Posted

Cold Spring Records presents Maximum Implosion, a caustic 2xCD package collecting all collaborative and most sought-after pieces between Japanese noise architect ZENI GEVA (KK Null) and famed producer noise rock connoisseur STEVE ALBINI (Big Black, Shellac). While the collection is Read More …

MORTUOUS & SCOLEX: California Death Dealers Unite To Release Two-Song Split Via Carbonized Records; Preorders Available

The death dealers in San Jose’s MORTUOUS and Oakland’s SCOLEX recently united to release a split seven-inch of barbaric heaviness. Set to drop via the newly-launched Carbonized Records, spearheaded by MORTUOUS drummer Chad Gailey (Necrot), the limited two-song offering will Read More …

SCORCHED: “Darkness Infests” Premiered Through Revolver Magazine; Ecliptic Butchery LP By Delaware Death Quartet Nears 20 Buck Spin Release

[photo by Jacki Vitetta] Revolver Magazine is now streaming “Darkness Infests” by Delaware death metal sickos SCORCHED, as the grotesque carnage of their Ecliptic Butchery LP rapidly approaches its release through 20 Buck Spin next week. The prime operating theater Read More …

ALKYMIST: Decibel Magazine Premieres “Ghost” Video By Danish Progressive Doom Metal Act; Debut LP Nears Release Via Indisciplinarian October 5th

[photo by Roeluf Witmans] “Ghost” is the maiden single from progressive doom metal quartet ALKYMIST and their forthcoming eponymous debut LP. An official video for the new song has been premiered through Decibel Magazine just days after the single for Read More …

ATRAMENT: “War Seed” Now Playing At Cvlt Nation; Scum Sect LP From Oakland Death-Crust Outfit To See Release Next Week

“War Seed” is the new single from Oakland-based crust metal outfit ATRAMENT, founded by current and former members of Vastum, Necrot, Mortuous, Abstracter, Moral Void, Black September, and more. Cvlt Nation is hosting the premiere of the new track as Read More …

MYOPIC: Washington, DC Progressive Post-Metal Trio To Release Debut Full-Length Via Grimoire Records In November

[photos by Ben Price] Grimoire Records presents the eponymous debut full-length album from Washington, DC-based progressive post-metal band MYOPIC. Confirming the album for release in early November, the cover art, track listing, and more on the record have been posted. Read More …