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YOB: Clearing The Path To Ascend CD Preorder Bundles Now Available; Release Day Looms

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Two years after leveling the expectations of critics and listeners alike with Atma, Portland doom bringers,  YOB, prepare to unleash Clearing The Path To Ascend, an aptly titled album for what will undoubtedly be the crowning achievement for a band whose journey now nears two decades of creating music as commanding as it is cathartic. As is the YOB way, the tracks here don’t simply offer a vacuous glimpse into the already riff-soaked doom genre. These songs demand the tandem attention of mind, body, and soul – etching a mark across a sound that finds YOB as formidable and unequaled as they’ve ever been. True ascension requires a destruction of those barriers that prevent any movement forward. Unsurprisingly, YOB pummels any and all of these obstacles with absolute authority, clearing the way for a genuinely visceral listening experience and climbing upward into a realm that sets the band in a heavy metal place that has been and will always remain wholly their own.

Recorded at Gung Ho Studio in Eugene, notorious for its reserve of vintage equipment, alongside longtime collaborator/iconic sound-sage Billy Barnett, and mastered by Brad Boatright (Sleep, Beastmilk, Nails) at Audiosiege Engineering, YOB will release Clearing The Path To Ascend on CD and digitally via Neurot Recordings and on vinyl via Relapse Records on September 2nd, 2014.

Clearing The Path To Ascend preorder bundles are currently available. For CD orders, point your browser HERE. For special T-shirt bundles, point your browser HERE.

YOB will bring their riff domination to the stage next month on two West Coast live incursions that will include a headlining performance at Portland’s Hoverfest alongside Witch Mountain, Eight Bells and more! The shows come in advance of the band’s previously announced overseas journey this Fall. Slated to commence on September 3rd, 2014 in Utrecht, the Netherlands, the band will level twenty-eight cities, the tour coming to a close on October 11th, 2014 at Desertfest in Antwerp, Belgium. YOB will be joined by Little Rock’s Pallbearer.

YOB:
8/09/2014 El Corazon – Seattle, WA w/ Wounded Giant, Transient
8/23/2014 Hoverfest – Portland, OR [info]
w/ Pallbearer:
9/03/2014 Tivoli de helling – Utrecht, NL
9/04/2014 The Fleece – Bristol, UK
9/05/2014 Roadhouse – Manchester, UK
9/06/2014 Audio- Glasgow, UK
9/07/2014 Brudenell Social Club – Leeds, UK
9/08/2014 The Underworld – London, UK
9/10/2014 FZW – Dortmund, DE
9/11/2014 Vera  - Groningen, NL
9/12/2014 Atlas – Aarhus, DK
9/13/2014 Truckstop Alaska – Gothenburg, SE
9/14/2014 Hostsabbat @ Betong – Oslo, NO
9/16/2014 Tavastia – Helsinki, FI
9/17/2014 Slakthuset – Stockholm, SE
9/18/2014 Loppen – Copenhagen, DK
9/19/2014 Connewitz – Leipzig, DE
9/20/2014 Firlej – Wroclaw, PL
9/21/2014 Bi Nuu – Berlin, DE
9/23/2014 Klub 007 – Prague, CZ
9/24/2014 Arena – Vienna, AT
9/25/2014 PMK – Innsbruck, AT
9/26/2014 Gaswerk – Winterthur, CH
9/27/2014  Lo-fi Club – Milan, IT
9/29/2014 Le Romandie – Lausanne, CH
9/30/214 Jubez – Karlsruhe, DE
10/01/2014 Blackship – Montpellier, FR
10/02/2014 Razzmatazz3 – Barcelona, ES
10/03/2014 Villamanuela – Madrid, ES
10/04/2014 Amplifest – Porto, PT
10/05/2014 ES ESonora – Erandio, ES
10/06/2014 Le Dynamo – Toulouse, FR
10/07/2014 Le Ferrailleur – Nantes, FR
10/08/2014 Glazart – Paris, FR
10/10/2014 Kyttaro Club – Athens, GR
10/11/2014 Desertfest – Antwerp, BE

As a precursor to the release, YOB is offering up two Clearing The Path To Ascend video teasers viewable below. Stay tuned for further YOB happenings to be announce in the weeks to come.



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BRAINOIL: Tankcrimes To Reissue Self-Titled Debut From Punishing Sludge Power Trio This Fall; Preorders Available

Monday, July 28th, 2014

This September, Tankcrimes will reissue the debut full-length from Oakland-born punishing sludge power trio, BRAINOIL.

As long time contributors to the underground punk and metal scenes with members having collectively done time in Laudanum, Stormcrow, Watch Them Die, Destroy!, Dead Language, Grimple, Pig Heart Transplant and more, BRAINOIL’s sludge style is chock full of up-tempo crust-inspired breaks and monstrously baked breakdowns undoubtedly suited for diehards of Black Cobra, Iron Lung, Iron Monkey, Dystopia, Whitehorse, Buzzov*en and El Dopa. Originally released on Life is Abuse Records in 2003 but sold out for over five years, the monolithic Brainoil was recorded by Dan Rathburn at Polymorph Studios (Tragedy, His Hero Is Gone) and flaunts seven scathing anthems of sonic enormity.

Tankcrimes will bring this beast back to the public on September 14th, 2014 on CD and vinyl limited to 500 copies in two color variants: 150 – gold, bone, brown mashed vinyl and 350 – bone vinyl. All vinyl orders come with a download card to satiate your digital listening pleasures.

Brainoil Track Listing:
1. Dark Eyes of My Past
2. Naïve In A Bliss
3. Wielding Strength
4. Complete? / Lucid Vision
5. One Leaf Untouched
6. Inquisition
7. Support in Numbers

Catch BRAINOIL live on two special performances next month at Distress Fest in Seattle August 8th alongside Graves at Sea, Bell Witch, Ephemeros and more and then the Oakland Metro on August 25th for a scathing show with Dropdead, Noisem and Full Of Hell!

BRAINOIL Live:
8/8/2014 Distress Fest Seattle @ Highline Bar – Seattle, WA w/ Graves at Sea, Bell Witch, Ephemeros, more
8/25/2014 Oakland Metro – Oakland, CA w/ Dropdead, Noisem, Full Of Hell

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EARSPLIT PR: Roundup From The Compound – July 28, 2014

Monday, July 28th, 2014

BLACK COBRA Confirms Month-Long Summer/Fall US Tour With Support From Lo PanBLACK COBRA today announces a more than month-long US Tour, set to begin in late August and running into the beginning of October. [More…]

SEPULTURA – Brazilian Metal Icons To Release Sepultura And Les Tambours du Bronx: Metal Veins – Alive At Rock In Rio – In celebration of an astounding thirty-year career, SEPULTURA — who stands among Brazil’s most successful bands ever —  will unleash a new live offering entitled Sepultura And Les Tambours du Bronx: Metal Veins – Alive At Rock In Rio. [More…]

INTERNAL BLEEDING: Iconic New York Death Metal Tyrants Prepare To Release Imperium; Artwork, Track Listing And In-Depth Album Synopsis Revealed + Carnival Of Death Tour Dates Announced – Iconic New York death metal tyrants, INTERNAL BLEEDING, will release their long-anticipated new full-length, Imperium, to the masses this Fall via Unique Leader Records. [More…]

OBLITERATIONS: Details Of Southern Lord-Bound Debut LP Confirmed – Southern Lord today dispatches the full details for Poison Everything, the debut full-length from Southern California’s unhinged punk/hardcore outfit, OBLITERATIONS. [More…]

LAE: Debut LP By Montreal Psychedelic Post-Rock Act To See Release Via The Compound/Battleground – Bringing a decade-and-a-half of silence to an end, Montreal-based quartet, LAE, is eager to release the band’s official debut full-length release, and the entire reincarnation of the band. [More…]

ELECTRIC FUNERAL: Cvlt Nation Streaming 2xLP Anthology From Swedish Raw Punk Unit – This week, Southern Lord issues the entire anthology-to-date from Swedish raw punk outfit, ELECTRIC FUNERAL, in the form of the 2xLP Total Funeral compilation, and now the entire collection is streaming in full at Cvlt Nation. [More…]

PORD: French Trio Unites With American Aftermath To Blaze You With Album-Opening Track – French noise rock trio, PORD — having recently announced the impending release of their sophomore LP, Wild, via Solar Flare Records — has united with American Aftermath for the unloading of the first sampling of the album. [More…]

OMMADON: UK Drone Duo To Release New Full-Length Via Domestic Genocide Records; New Track Streaming At Terrorizer – UK drone/doom duo, OMMADON, is set to release their monolithic new album, V, next month. [More…]

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY: Drummer Reed Mullin Forced To Sit Out Live Dates – Due to a torn rotator cuff, CORROSION OF CONFORMITY drummer Reed Mullin has been forced to sit out the band’s upcoming live dates. [More…]

EARTH: Primitive And Deadly Preorders Made Available; New Official Online Store Launched – Open-minded music fans the world over have long praised EARTH’s pioneering and visionary delivery of their slow-motion anthems from the Sub Pop albums of the early 1990s, to their more Americana-inclined direction of the early 2000s and beyond. [More…]

SOS: Stereokiller Streaming Fifth Album From Longtime NYC Act – As NYC-based heavy punk/hardcore hybrid act, SOS, comes within one week of releasing their fifth independent full-length, today online underground music community Stereokiller is streaming the entire Strength And Conditioning album. [More…]

DENVER BLACK SKY II Announces Exclusive Nausea/Annul Split 7″ Available To VIP Pass Holders – The bringers of DENVER BLACK SKY II — set to take place August 2nd and 3rd at the Gothic Theatre and Moe’s BBQ — are pleased to announce the release of a special one-of-a-kind hand-lathed 7″ featuring Nausea and Annul! [More…]

ENTRAILS Celebrates “Total Death” With Cvlt Nation; Resurrected From The Grave – Demo Collection Out Now Via Metal Blade – In celebration of the official unearthing of Resurrected From The Grave – Demo Collection, the mammoth new compilation from Swedish death metal day-ruiners, ENTRAILS, today Cvlt Nation offers up the gnarled decadence of “Total Death.” [More…]

CRUCIFIED: Posthumous Recordings From Bay Area Act Confirmed For Release Via Get This Right Records – Get This Right Records is honored to announce the upcoming release of the final recordings from defunct hardcore/thrash outfit, CRUCIFIED, late this Summer. [More…]

COWARDS: French Sludge/Doom Act Confirms Repress Of Debut Album; Band To Record New LP – Fear not what their name implies, as this Paris-based quintet is anything but weak or inhibited in their delivery. [More…]

BLOODTRUTH: Unique Leader To Drop Debut From Italian Death Dealers This Fall; Teaser Video Posted – California-based Unique Leader Records declares war with the addition of vicious Italian quartet, BLOODTRUTH, to their perpetually-expanding army of extreme metal architects. [More…]

IDES OF GEMINI: Otherworldly Conjurors Unleash Old World New Wave Trailer – As Old World New Wave, the long-awaited new full-length from Los Angeles’ otherworldly doom weavers, IDES OF GEMINI, draws near, today the band offers up a haunting new trailer to whet the appetites of fans hungry for their forthcoming platter of ethereal nightmares. [More…]

Fourth Installment Of Cvlt Nation’s Compilation Series Now Playing With JOY DIVISION’s Unknown Pleasures – CVLT Nation is proud to present the fourth covers compilation in their ongoing series, The CVLT Nation Sessions, with JOY DIVISION’s Unknown Pleasures. [More…]

LO-PAN: Ohio Riff Rock Peddlers To Release New Full-Length Via Small Stone This Fall; Artwork + Track Listing Unveiled – Long-running Ohio riff rock peddlers, LO-PAN, are pleased to unveil the details of their long awaited new full-length fittingly titled, Colossus. [More…]

SORXE: Phoenix Doom/Sludge Metal Act Sets Debut Album For Summer Release – Phoenix, Arizona-based sludge/doom metal quartet, SORXE, has recently recorded and finalized the audio for their upcoming debut full-length release, Surrounded By Shadows. [More…]

AMERICAN HERITAGE To Issue Sixth Album Via Solar Flare Records This Autumn - Clermont-Ferrand, France-based Solar Flare Records proudly announces the signing of Chicago-based quartet, AMERICAN HERITAGE, for the release of the band’s recently completed sixth full-length album. [More…]

BIG BLACK CLOUD To Issue Lessons in Fuck You 2 EP Via Eolian Empire – Portland’s furious sci-fi punks, BIG BLACK CLOUD, are back from the lab with their latest dirty bomb, the cassette EP Lessons In Fuck You 2. [More…]

Contact liz@earsplitcompound.com or dave@earsplitcompound.com for interviews with the above artists, or bands listed below with current and/or pending tour dates; keep up to date on all Earsplit-related tour offensives at our Live Actions page HERE.

ALLEGAEON – AMON AMARTH – ANTI RITUAL – BAT – BATTLECROSS – BIG BLACK CLOUD – BL’AST! – BLACK ANVIL – BLACK COBRA – BIG BLACK CLOUD – BRIMSTONE COVEN – BRUTAL BLUES – CANNIBAL CORPSE – CENTURIES – CONNOISSEUR – CORROSION OF CONFORMITY –  COWARDS – DENVER BLACK SKY – DIE CHOKING –  DORO –  THE DRIP  – EARTH – ENABLER – EYEHATEGOD – FALLUJAH – FATHER MURPHY –  FULL OF HELL – GHOUL – GOATWHORE – GODHUNTER – GREENLEAF – THE INSPECTOR CLUZO – INTERNAL BLEEDING –  KING DIAMOND – LO-PAN –  MARTYRDÖD – MOUNT SALEM –  NOISEM – NORTH – POWER TRIP – PRIMITIVE MAN – PYREXIA – PYRRHON – RABBITS – REVOCATION –  RINGS OF SATURN – SECRETS OF THE SKY – SORXE – SOUTHWEST TERROR FEST III –  STONEBURNER –  SWASHBUCKLE –TÝR – ULCERATE –  WHITECHAPEL – WOVENWAR – YOB

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LO-PAN: Ohio Riff Rock Peddlers To Release New Full-Length Via Small Stone This Fall; Artwork + Track Listing Unveiled

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Long-running Ohio riff rock peddlers, LO-PAN, are pleased to unveil the details of their long awaited new full-length fittingly titled, Colossus.

Named for the Colossus of Rhodes — a ninety-six-foot statue of the Greek titan-god of the sun, Helios, constructed in 280 BC to mark a failed siege and the indomitable nature of the Greek city of Rhodes itself — LO-PAN’s fourth opus serves as their most personal manifestation to date and a true testament to their evolution both as a band and individually.

In the three years since of the release of third long-player, Salvador, the Columbus four-piece have logged countless miles, crossing the country multiple times over on headlining tours and supporting the likes of Torche, High on Fire, KENmode, Whores, Fu Manchu and Weedeater. They’ve become one of the most ferocious live acts in American heavy rock, and Colossus stands tall to reap the rewards of their experience.

For the first time in their near decade-long existence, LO-PAN knew exactly what they wanted when they hit the studio. They’d road-tested songs like “Eastern Seas” and the title track for over a year, and partnering with producer/engineer Andrew Schneider (Unsane, Rosetta, East Of The Wall et al)  at his Translator Audio studio in Brooklyn just days after headlining Small Stone showcases in that city and Boston last March, they belted out songs that reveal just how much they’ve moved beyond their influences and arrived at their own sound – a style built on aggression without caricature, fuzz without cliché, melody without redundancy and their meanest groove to date.

Complete with cover art courtesy of Jason Alexander Byers (ex-Disengage, Black Black Black), Colossus, like its namesake, was built in defiance of gods and men, and while LO-PAN’s loudest statement has always been made on stage, the material they craft and the power with which they execute it on this album is bound to stand for years to come.

Colossus Track Listing:
1. Regulus
2. Land Of The Blind
3. Black Top Revelation
4. Marathon Man
5. N.P.D.
6. Colossus
7. Vox
8. Eastern Seas
9. Relo
10. The Duke

Colossus will be released via Small Stone October 7th, 2014. Further details including track teasers and preorder links to be announced in the coming weeks.

LO-PAN could easily stand as one of the most important bands of their generation in the genre.” — The Obelisk

“With enough stoner rock goodness to destroy bridges and skyscrapers alike, LO-PAN show that they are one of several absolutely essential rock outfits working today and a major force to be reckoned with.” – Sputnik Music


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Fourth Installment Of Cvlt Nation’s Compilation Series Now Playing With JOY DIVISION’s Unknown Pleasures

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

CVLT Nation is proud to present the fourth covers compilation in their ongoing series, The CVLT Nation Sessions, with JOY DIVISION’s Unknown Pleasures. Available now for streaming and free download via CVLTNation.com, the collection features Arctic Flowers, Cemetery, Pinkish Black, Theologian, Old Witch, Dreadlords, Annex, Masses, Crimson Scarlet and Sun Splitter all delivering their creative reinterpretations of  this seminal post punk album!

The CVLT Nation Sessions is a musical project with the aim of reinterpreting iconic music that has influenced a wide spectrum of genres, while also widening the audience for the participating bands. CVLT Nation has recruited some of its favorite underground heavy bands from around the world to record covers for free distribution and download via CVLTNation.com. All the mastering is done by Black Matter Mastering in Nashville, Tennessee with the exception of Arctic Flowers’ “Wilderness,” mastered by Brad Boatright.

JOY DIVISION’s Unknown Pleasures – The CVLT Nation Sessions Track Listing:
1. Dreadlords – Disorder
2. Annex – Day Of The Lords
3. Theologian – Candidate
4. Old Witch – Insight
5. Pinkish Black – New Dawn Fades
6. Masses – She’s Lost Control
7. Cemetary – Shadowplay
8. Arctic Flowers – Wilderness
9. Crimson Scarlet – Interzone
10. Sun Splitter – I Remember Nothing

Stream/download Unknown Pleasures: The CVLT Nation Sessions at THIS LOCATION.


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SEPULTURA – Brazilian Metal Icons To Release Sepultura And Les Tambours du Bronx: Metal Veins – Alive At Rock In Rio

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

In celebration of an astounding thirty-year career, SEPULTURA — who stands among Brazil’s most successful bands ever —  will unleash a new live offering entitled Sepultura And Les Tambours du Bronx: Metal Veins – Alive At Rock In Rio.

In a spectacular performance that finds SEPULTURA accompanied throughout by the French industrial percussion group Les Tambours du Bronx, notorious for beating 225-liter barrels with beech wood bats or even axe handles, the show was recorded from the band’s main stage appearance at the legendary Rock In Rio gala in 2013. Featuring SEPULTURA’s most revered tunes including “Refuse/Resist,” “Territory” and “Roots Bloody Roots,” which sees the audience chanting the entire cut from beginning to end, the sheer volume of sound, percussive enormity and powerful presentation sets this release apart from any previous SEPULTURA concert offering to date.

With a one-hour run time divided into thirteen cuts, the album also features a cover of Prodigy’s “Firestarter,” the fan-chanted “Sepulnation” hymn, and music from the band’s Kairos full-length. Metal Veins – Alive At Rock In Rio will come available on CD, DVD and for the first time in the band’s history, Blu-Ray via a partnership with Rock In Rio, MZA Music and Eagle Rock Entertainment. In addition, the DVD includes an exclusive documentary of behind-the-scenes preparation with interviews, rehearsal and sound-check footage and clips of the band just seconds before they hit the stage.

Metal Veins – Alive At Rock In Rio Track Listing:
1. Kaiowas
2. Spectrum
3. Refuse/Resist
4. Sepulnation
5. Delirium
6. Fever
7. We’ve Lost You
8. Firestarter (Prodigy Cover)
9. Requiem
10. Structure Violence
11. Territory
12. Big Hands
13. Roots Bloody Roots

Sepultura And Les Tambours du Bronx: Metal Veins – Alive At Rock In Rio will be released in North America via Eagle Rock Entertainment on September 16th, 2014.


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IDES OF GEMINI: Otherworldly Conjurors Unleash Old World New Wave Trailer

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

As Old World New Wave, the long-awaited new full-length from Los Angeles’ otherworldly doom weavers, IDES OF GEMINI, draws near, today the band offers up a haunting new trailer to whet the appetites of fans hungry for their forthcoming platter of ethereal nightmares.

Directed and produced by singer/bassist Sera Timms and shot by Timms with drummer Kelly Johnston-Gibson, the stunning, near-five-minute clip is at once despondent and beautiful, capturing both sonically and visually the true essence of the album with chest-caving urgency.

Get lost in the lurid sounds of Old World New Wave below.

IDES OF GEMINI features Timms (also of Los Angeles dark-psych alchemists Black Mare), Johnston-Gibson and guitarist Jason Bennett. Listed among Alternative Press’ Most Anticipated Albums Of The Rest Of 2014 as well as The Obelisk’s Records Not To Miss Before The New Year Hits, the follow-up to the band’s 2012 Constantinople debut, Old World New Wave was recorded at Valley Recording in Burbank, California, engineered and mixed by Chris Rakestraw (Danzig), mastered by Grammy award winning producer Matt Hyde (Slayer) and boasts the striking hand-drawn cover art of Johnston-Gibson.

Old World New Wave will be released on CD and digitally via Neurot Recordings and on vinyl via SIGE Records on September 16th, 2014.

“…darkly beautiful…” – Pitchfork

“Processional doom, [with] ethereal female harmonies and high-strung riffs [that] incite head-bowing, not – banging.” – Spin

“…a proverbial treasure chest in terms of atmosphere, ideas and contrasting musical textures…original and breathtaking.” – About.Com


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ENTRAILS Celebrates “Total Death” With Cvlt Nation; Resurrected From The Grave – Demo Collection Out Now Via Metal Blade

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

In celebration of the official unearthing of Resurrected From The Grave – Demo Collection, the mammoth new compilation from Swedish death metal day-ruiners, ENTRAILS, today Cvlt Nation offers up the gnarled decadence of “Total Death.”

Comments founding guitarist Jimmy Lundqvist of the debaucherous number, “This is one of the heaviest songs I’ve ever written. I got the idea for this when I heard Morgoth for the first time, and their classic Cursed album back in the ‘90s. Simple riffing with rotten atmosphere is the key to create such a headbanging song!”

Feel the sonic decay of “Total Death,” now playing at Cvlt Nation RIGHT HERE.

And if you missed it, get vile with the sounds of “Breath Of Blood” currently streaming at Invisible Oranges at THIS LOCATION as well “Voices” still sullying the airwaves of Decibel Magazine, at THIS LOCATION.

Resurrected From The Grave – Demo Collection is an eighteen-track collection featuring ENTRAILSReborn and Human Decay demos. The band was initially spawned in 1990 by Lundqvist but disbanded prematurely due to his dissatisfaction with their initial demo recordings. Lundqvist continued to write music however and fifteen years later decided to properly record his compositions with modern tools, computers, and some help from his accomplice, vocalist Jocke Svensson. The first ENTRAILS demo, Reborn, was tracked in early 2009 and the follow-up, Human Decay, shortly thereafter. The demos were originally self-released on homemade CDRs and limited to just fifty copies each though it had already been decided that they would need to be repressed at some point in the future for proper audio consumption.

Featuring members of Birdflesh and General Surgery, ENTRAILS adhere to the teachings of Dismember, Grave, Entombed and Tomas Skogsberg’s Sunlight Studio alumni, wielding their menacing buzzsaw riffs, mutinous vocal onslaughts and sordid tales of suffering, doom and the undead with the grandiose poise and divine brutality of their forefathers. Said Ave Noctum of the release, “Very rarely would you say that a ‘demo collection’ is essential listening. However, this demo collection by oldschool Swedish deathsters ENTRAILS, well, is pretty fucking essential.” Adds AllMusic.com, “Although the songs here are ostensibly demos, they feel fully fleshed-out, making it clear that Lundqvist kept thinking about these songs long after ENTRAILS initially broke up. The recording quality is a bit brittle at times, but actually works with the songs, adding a layer of dirt and sludge that makes it feel as though these tracks have recently climbed out of a shallow grave.”

ENTRAILS’ most recent full-length, Raging Death, was released via Metal Blade in May of last year. New Noise Magazine dubbed it, “an absolutely perfect slab of catchy, violent Swedish death metal,” Stereogum gushed, “Now on their third album, ENTRAILS are still putting young knockoff artists to shame. Perfect for blasting, banging, and bashing,” while Sputnik Music added in a 4/5 rating, “ENTRAILS release an extremely-solid death metal album that promises to fuck your sister and worship Satan, even if you don’t have a sister. Or a Satan.”

Resurrected From The Grave – Demo Collection is out now on CD and digitally in North America. Head to THIS LOCATION to order your copy today!


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DENVER BLACK SKY II Announces Exclusive Nausea/Annul Split 7″ Available To VIP Pass Holders

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

The bringers of DENVER BLACK SKY II — set to take place August 2nd and 3rd at the Gothic Theatre and Moe’s BBQ — are pleased to announce the release of a special one-of-a-kind hand-lathed 7″ featuring Nausea and Annul!

Available exclusively to VIP pass holders, legendary West Coast grindcore/crust combatants Nausea occupy Side A spewing two signature cuts of scathing brutality with “Corporation Pull-In” and “Freedom Of Religion.” Side B features two face-raping ragers from Denver newcomers Annul entitled “20 Seconds” and “Wheel Of Pain.” Each 7” comes as a lathed piece of acrylic instead of a standard-issue plain-Jane vinyl record, but can still be played on any record player. Hand-cutting sound waves into hard plastic adds a markedly haunting atmosphere. Additionally, each collector’s edition vinyl will include a download card for those yearning a more modern-sounding mix and listening method.

Lauded as “Colorado’s Best Metal Festival” by Denver Westword, the second edition of DENVER BLACK SKY features another venomous lineup that includes appearances by 908, ACxDC, Annul, Brutal Truth, Cannabis Corpse, Cattleist, Cephalic Carnage, Condemned Remains, Dead Temple, Doperunner, Early Graves, Ghosts of Glaciers, Gomorrah, In The Company Of Serpents, Khemmis, Municipal Waste, Nails, Noisem, North, Phobia, Resurrection, Scalafrea, Skinned, The Drip, The Xiphoid Process, Theories, Transient, Vale of Pnath, Wayfarer, Xibalba and Zombie Hate Brigade.

Tickets for DENVER BLACK SKY are on sale now at THIS LOCATION. $50 for two-day passes, $75 for VIP passes. VIP Packages include: Official limited DBS 2014 screen-printed poster, the aforementioned limited split 7″, VIP viewing area access, Relapse Records bag of metal and admittance to the DBS pre-party at Black Sky Brewing August 1st featuring very special surprise guests. Don’t slack. This will sell out!

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CORROSION OF CONFORMITY: Drummer Reed Mullin Forced To Sit Out Live Dates

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Due to a torn rotator cuff, CORROSION OF CONFORMITY drummer Reed Mullin has been forced to sit out the band’s upcoming live dates.

Reads an official statement from the band: “We are sorry to announce that Reed Mullin will not be onboard for this tour. He’s been playing through pain, awaiting a strategic time to repair a full tear of his rotator cuff. That’s a seriously bum shoulder. So he’s going to get that repaired and rehabbed. Suring the interim, we’re enlisted Mr. Eric Hernandez formerly of Kylesa to help us until then. Eric came to our attention when we approached Rick Smith of Torche about filling in and he recommended Eric, who he grew up with in Miami. Eric has also filled in for Ricky in Torche a few times with great results. He is, like Reed, a hard hitter, and thankfully possesses the capacity to learn and digest detailed material quickly and accurately.”

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY is currently leveling the stages of New Zealand and Australia which will be followed by a two-week North American run scheduled to commence on August 20th in Spokane, and come to a close in Vancouver on September 1st. The band will be joined by Bl’ast!, Brant Bjork & The Low Desert Punk Band and Lord Dying.

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY [remaining dates]:
7/24/2014 Crowbar – Brisbane, AUS
7/25/2014 NSC – Sydney AUS
7/26/2014 Reverence Hotel – Melbourne AUS
7/27/2014 Enigma Bar – Adelaide AUS
w/ Bl’ast!, Brant Bjork & The Low Desert Punk Band, Lord Dying
8/19/2014The Hop – Spokane, WA [tickets]
8/21/2014 In The Venue – Salt Lake City, UT [tickets]
8/22/2014 Summit Music Hall – Denver, CO [tickets]
8/23/2014 Sister – Albuquerque, NM [tickets]
8/24/2014 Club Red – Mesa, AZ [tickets]
8/26/2014 Brick By Brick – San Diego, CA [tickets]
8/27/2014 The Roxy – Los Angeles, CA [tickets]
8/28/2014 DNA – San Francisco, CA [tickets]
8/29/2014 Catalyst – Santa Cruz CA [tickets]
8/30/2014 Dante’s – Portland, OR [tickets]
8/31/2014 El Corazon – Seattle, WA [tickets]
9/01/2014 The Rickshaw Theater – Vancouver, BC [tickets]

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY released their fittingly titled IX full-length earlier this month via Candlelight Records. Captured by the band alongside long-time friend and colleague John Custer, IX clocks in at nearly forty-five minutes. Sludge, doom, punk… it’s all in the grooves that fans have come to expect from CORROSION OF CONFORMITY. If you missed it, check out the lyric video for “Tarquinius Superbus” at THIS LOCATION.

COC stick to the recipe that served them well on both 2012’s self-titled reboot and the follow-up EP, Megalodon: A little hardcore, a little crossover, a whole lotta Southern rock and (especially) doom metal, all stirred, shuffled, layered and frosted in ways that make guessing their next move impossible. But the band’s strategies are more expansive this time out, their tricks more finely woven into the fabric of each song.” – Decibel

“The album’s production is full with plenty of low end, showcasing the thick riffs and potent rhythm section. Clocking in at just over forty-two-minutes, the band delivers the goods and doesn’t overstay their welcome.” – Loudwire

“…smoke-wreathed grooves and sludgy rushes of belligerence, the album is a meat-and-potatoes feast.” – A.V. Club

“This band is vital, this record a triumph.” – The Obelisk


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http://candlelightrecordsusa.com