THOUGHTS OF IONESCO: New Track From Long-Defunct Detroit-Based Post-Hardcore Icons Streaming At Aversiononline; First New Studio Recording Since 2001 To See Release Via Corpse Flower Records

“‘The Alt. Light [Peer Clear]’… highlights the group’s more hectically abrasive side — complete with craggily jazzy chord phrasings, winding pathways of angular riffing, and one hell of a badassedly rock-solid rhythm section… The fifteen-plus-year absence has in no way Read More …

FIVE HORSE JOHNSON: “Hard Times” From Toledo Blues Riffers Playing At The Obelisk; Jake Leg Boogie To See Release Next Month Via Small Stone; New Track Streaming + Preorders Available

“‘Hard Times’ is a standout for its craftsmanship and for the classically motoring riff at its center. It is very, very American. Chevys, whiskey spelled with the extra ‘e,’ consciously ogling a lady standing right next to her dude — Read More …

BILL & PHIL: Decibel Hosts “Dirty Eye” Behind-The-Scenes Video Clip From Project Uniting Bill Moseley And Philip H. Anselmo; Songs Of Darkness And Despair Out Now On Housecore

BILL & PHIL’s Songs Of Darkness And Despair, the collaborative release between horror icon Bill Moseley (Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2, House Of 1000 Corpses, Devil’s Rejects etc.) and extreme music legend Philip H. Anselmo (Down, Pantera, Superjoint, Scour, Philip H. Read More …

NECROT Exposes “The Blade” Through Exclusive Stream At Invisible Oranges; Blood Offerings LP Nears June Release Via Tankcrimes

“…a song with a merciless sort-of-hardcore stomp and a yell-along chorus that’s almost too infectious for any band with so much Autopsy influence.” – Invisible Oranges Bay Area death cult NECROT — founded by current and former members of Acephalix, Read More …

GOATWHORE Unveils “Chaos Arcane” Lyric Video; Vengeful Ascension Release Day Draws Near + Band To Kick Off Headlining Tour June 9th

Vengeful Ascension is the imminent new full-length from New Orleans’ metal legion GOATWHORE. Set to drop on June 23rd via Metal Blade Records worldwide, the band’s seventh full-length and second recorded reel-to-reel was captured at Earth Analog in Tolono, Illinois Read More …

BISON: Decibel Premieres “Until The Earth Is Empty” From Vancouver Sludge Practitioners

As You Are Not The Ocean You Are The Patient, the impending new full-length from Vancouver sludge practitioners BISON nears release, today Decibel Magazine offers up latest single “Until The Earth Is Empty” for public consumption. “It’s something my partner said Read More …

MARZI MONTAZERI: Heavy As Texas Guitarist To Release The Uprising EP Featuring TIM “RIPPER” OWENS This June Via Crunchy Western Records

Heavy As Texas guitarist MARZI MONTAZERI will unleash The Uprising, featuring TIM “RIPPER” OWENS on vocals this June. Known for his groundbreaking musicianship and energetic showmanship, MARZI MONTAZERI – AKA “The High Priest Of Distortion” — is a guitarist, producer, Read More …

IIVII: “Hidden Inside” Video From Intergalactic Solo Project Led By Josh Graham (Red Sparowes, Battle Of Mice, A Storm Of Light) Playing At Cvlt Nation; Invasion Full-Length Preorders Available

Invasion is the engrossing new full-length from IIVII (pronounced “ivy”), the enigmatic intergalactic solo project conjured by visual artist, multi-instrumentalist, and composer Josh Graham. Captured entirely by Graham, the follow-up to 2015’s critically-lauded Colony debut centers itself on an invading Read More …

TAU CROSS: New Album, Pillar Of Fire, To See Release Via Relapse Records; “Deep State” Video Now Playing

TAU CROSS, the multinational punk/heavy metal collective featuring Amebix bassist/frontman Rob “The Baron” Miller, Voivod drummer Michel “Away” Langevin, and members of cult crust outfits Misery and War//Plague, has announced their second full-length album, Pillar Of Fire, due out July Read More …