BRAIN TENTACLES: Self-Titled Debut From Mind-Melting Avant Jazz Metal Trio Streaming At Noisey In Advance Of Tomorrow’s Release

 “…a gritty fusion of grindcore-jazz weirdness and crunchy noise—a chaotic tangle of blast beats and riffs that frantically try to keep pace with a constantly evolving mutation of jazz blips and slurs.” — Noisey As a precursor to the official Read More …

INVOKING THE ABSTRACT: Instrumental Tech Metal Alchemists Stream Aural Kaleidoscopes At Metal Underground; Record To Drop Tomorrow Via Unique Leader

“…utterly apocalyptic and maddeningly technical…” – Metal Underground Instrumental tech metal alchemists INVOKING THE ABSTRACT will drop their debut full-length, Aural Kaleidoscopes, upon the masses tomorrow via Unique Leader Records. In advance of its release, long-running metal portal, Metal Underground, Read More …

FREEDOM HAWK: Virginian Riff Dealers Announce Northeast Tour With Colossus; Band Welcomes New Guitarist + New Material In The Works

Virginian heavy rockers FREEDOM HAWK will kick off a mini Northeast tour next month. The six-date Into Your Mind journey will commence on October 11th in Washington D.C. alongside King Giant and Serpents Of Secrecy. From there, the band will Read More …

WANG WEN: Experimental Post-Rock Collective Premieres Sweet Home, Go! Title Track At Ghost Cult

“…an ode to life and the changing of the seasons…”  — CityWeekend, China Sweet Home, Go! is the stunning ninth studio album from Chinese experimental post-rock collective WANG WEN. WANG WEN’s music narrates stories of their inward journey, sometimes gentle Read More …

CHROME WAVES, Featuring Current/Former Members Of Wolvhammer, The Atlas Moth, And The Gates Of Slumber, To Reissue Debut on Vinyl Via Foreign Sounds; New Material In The Works + Updated Lineup Announced

Psychedelic black metal miscreants, CHROME WAVES, will reissue their self-titled debut EP on vinyl this week via Foreign Sounds. The record was initially released in 2012 and, featuring a compelling lineup of metal alumni with guitarist Jeff Wilson (Wolvhammer, ex- Read More …

Roundup From The Compound – September 26th, 2016

SUPERJOINT Premieres New Track At Revolver Magazine; First New Full-Length In Over A Decade To See Release This November Via Housecore Records – SUPERJOINT was resurrected in 2015 after the original band broke up a decade earlier. At the behest of Read More …

ALBEZ DUZ: Occult Doom Rock Collective Premieres “Sacred Flame” At Decibel; Preorders Available

Wings Of Tzinacan is the impending new full-length from German, occult doom rock rock collective ALBEZ DUZ. Emerging from the dark corners of Berlin in 2006, ALBEZ DUZ — old High German for “swan” (Albex) and “noisiness” or “rush” “Duz” Read More …

SUPERJOINT Premieres New Track At Revolver Magazine; First New Full-Length In Over A Decade To See Release This November Via Housecore Records

SUPERJOINT was resurrected in 2015 after the original band broke up a decade earlier. At the behest of the late Corey Mitchell, co-founder of The Housecore Horror Film Festival, SUPERJOINT founders Philip H. Anselmo (Down, Pantera, Scour, Philip H. Anselmo & Read More …

THE BLACK SCORPIO UNDERGROUND: New Hymn From Black Death Industrial Outfit Contaminating The Airwaves Of Cvlt Nation

Necrochasm is the forthcoming sonic nightmare from Los Angeles-based black death industrial necromancers THE BLACK SCORPIO UNDERGROUND. A true manifestation of fear, apprehension, and suffocating paranoia, Necrochasm offers up seven disturbing tracks of claustrophobic cacophony. Featuring contributions from Samantha Viola Read More …

GOYA: Stoner Doom Trio Streams Two-Song Nirvana Tribute At The Obelisk; Limited Seven-Inch To See Release This Saturday

Tomorrow, Phoenix, Arizona-based stoner doom trio GOYA will release a special two-song Nirvana tribute seven-inch. The first new output from the band’s updated lineup of singer/vocalist Jeff Owens, drummer Nick Lose and bassist Sonny DeCarlo, the recordings derived almost accidentally Read More …