NOVARUPTA: Decibel Magazine Debuts “Ourang Medan” From Blackened Sludge Project Uniting Current/Past Members Of The Moth Gatherer, Dark Tranquillity, Entombed, Domkraft, And More; Disillusioned Fire Preorders Available

“…moody sludge that rolls in waves of intensity…” — Decibel Disillusioned Fire is the forthcoming debut from NOVARUPTA, the blackened sludge metal project spear-headed by Alex Stjernfeldt (The Moth Gatherer, Mr. Death et al). Following his departure from The Moth Read More …

ENDORPHINS LOST: BrooklynVegan Premieres Seclusions Full-Length From Pacific Northwest Hardcore / Powerviolence Collective As Record Nears Release

“It reminds me of stuff like Poison Idea as much as it reminds me of stuff like Napalm Death, and ENDORPHINS LOST do it with enough passion and precision that fans of either of those legendary bands should get down Read More …

HEROD: Cvlt Nation Streams Sombre Dessein Full-Length From Progressive Sludge Metal Faction; Record To Drop Friday Via Pelagic

Cvlt Nation is currently streaming Sombre Dessein, the impending new full-length from Swiss progressive sludge metal unit HEROD, on the eve of its release. Recorded and mixed by Swiss audiophile Julien Fehlman and mastered by Magnus Lindberg from Cult Of Read More …

THEORIES: Seattle-Based Death Grind Unit Featuring Members Of Samothrace, Black Breath, Skarp, Book Of Black Earth, And More To Release Vessel Full-Length Via Corpse Flower Records This Spring; Decibel Premieres New Track + Preorders Available

“…a ten-track ripper that crashes upon the listener in wave after wave of riff-driven intensity.” — Decibel Four years since their debut, Seattle death grinders THEORIES — featuring current/former members of Samothrace, Black Breath, Skarp, Book Of Black Earth, and Read More …

BASTARD NOISE: BrooklynVegan Debuts “Mandatory Human Exit” Video; Human Extinction Engine Split With XIPHOID DEMENTIA To See Release Next Month

“…as abrasive and alienating as it gets…” — BrooklynVegan BrooklynVegan is currently hosting the panic-stricken video clip for “Mandatory Human Exit” from BASTARD NOISE. The hymn comes by way of the project’s impending split with XIPHOID DEMENTIA. Titled Human Extinction Read More …

NECROT To Kick Off Decibel Magazine Tour With Cannibal Corpse And Morbid Angel This Weekend

The Bay Area death bringers in NECROT will kick off a month-long US run of dates as part of the eighth annual Decibel Magazine Tour featuring Cannibal Corpse, Morbid Angel, Immolation, and Blood Incantation. The band will play a warm-up Read More …

LOS HUAYCOS: Savage Monstrosities Full-Length From Hardcore Thrash Punks Out NOW And Streaming Via Tankcrimes

“…hyperactive, eccentric, and endlessly fun…” — Svbterranean Savage Monstrosities, the latest full-length from Peruvian hardcore thrash punks LOS HUAYCOS, is out TODAY via Tankcrimes! Featuring ex-members of Asmereir, Metamorphosis, and Experimental Dental School, Savage Monstrosities boasts a raucous brand of Read More …

KICKER: Pure Drivel Full-Length From Oakland Punk Unit Featuring Current/Past Members Of Neurosis, Dystopia, And Operation Ivy Out NOW And Streaming Via Tankcrimes

“KICKER just hits every pleasure point that you want hit from punk like this. The production is raw and dirty, the rhythms are short and driving with Dave Edwardson’s walking basslines putting an extra hop in their step, and Pete Read More …

ROMASA: Invisible Oranges Premieres “Sepulchral Form” From New Orleans-Based Sludge/Crust Trio Featuring Members Of Ossacrux And Witch Burial; Cheering Death Debut To Drop This March

“…as decadent as it is primitive.” — Invisible Oranges Invisible Oranges is currently streaming “Sepulchral Form” from New Orleans, Louisiana-based sludge/crust trio ROMASA. The demoralizing hymn comes by way of the band’s impending Cheering Death debut, slated for release next Read More …