THE PRIMALS: Video For “Hello Cruel World” Video Premiered At Louder Than War; West Coast Tour Dates With Cave In And Helms Alee Announced

[photo by David Fearn] Los Angeles-based rock trio THE PRIMALS – founded by vocalist/guitarist John Henry (also of Darkest Hour), bassist Chad Fjerstad (formerly of Dead To Fall), and drummer Andrew Black (formerly of The Explosion) – has shared a Read More …

DEAD TO A DYING WORLD: Dark Metal Septet Begins East Coast Tour This Week; Elegy LP Out Now Through Profound Lore

[photos by Kathleen Kennedy] Texas-based dark metal septet DEAD TO A DYING WORLD this week embarks on their East Coast tour, continuing to tour in support of their acclaimed Elegy opus, which saw release through Profound Lore Records in April. Read More …

NIGHTFELL To Release A Sanity Deranged Through 20 Buck Spin In September; “The Swallowing Of Flies” Single Now Streaming

20 Buck Spin presents A Sanity Deranged, the monolithic third album from Portland, Oregon’s NIGHTFELL. Offering the first new material since 2015’s highly regarded Darkness Evermore LP, A Sanity Deranged delivers the band’s most crucial and damaging music to date. Read More …

SHOCK NARCOTIC: Decibel Premieres “Erratic Smearing Vitals” From Detroit Grind Collective Featuring Current/Former Members Of The Dillinger Escape Plan, Child Bite, Shit Life, The Black Dahlia Murder, Battlecross, And More; Debut Full-Length To See Release Via Housecore Records

Decibel Magazine is currently streaming “Erratic Smearing Vitals” from Detroit grind collective SHOCK NARCOTIC. The crushing hymn comes courtesy of the band’s impending debut full-length, I Have Seen The Future And It Doesn’t Work, slated to drop this August via Read More …

ORM: Danish Black Metal Outfit Releases First Excerpt From Ir; Album Nears August Release Through Indisciplinarian

[photo by Naya Buch] Danish black metal band ORM recently announced the release of their long awaited second album, Ir (“verdigris”), which will see the light of day on August 30th through Indisciplinarian. Now, the band releases the first album Read More …

ZAUM: Psychedelic Doom Conjurors Announce European Tour With Dopelord; Divination Full-Length Out Now Via Listenable Records

Canada’s favorite psychedelic doom conjurors ZAUM will join Poland stoner/doom troupe Dopelord for a European journey this fall. The Northern Trails Tour will commence on October 31st in Copenhagen, Denmark and run through November 10th in Berlin, Germany. Comments ZAUM Read More …

THIS WILL DESTROY YOU: Instrumental/Post-Rock Veterans Confirm Fall Headlining Tour; New Others Part One And Two LPs Out Now Via Dark Operative

Instrumental/post-rock veterans THIS WILL DESTROY YOU today reveal details of their US headlining tour this fall. Slated to begin November 8th in New Orleans, Louisiana, the trek will wind its way through sixteen cities, drawing to a close on November Read More …

LOST DOG STREET BAND To Begin Second Leg Of US Tour; Acclaimed Weight Of A Trigger LP Out Now Via Anti-Corporate Music

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky-based dark country outfit LOST DOG STREET BAND is preparing to embark on the extensive second half of their major two-leg US tour in support of their acclaimed fifth album, Weight Of A Trigger. Following its release through Read More …

RIVERS OF NIHIL To Kick Off North American Live Takeover, Including Summer Slaughter Tour, Next Week

Pennsylvania technical death metal outfit RIVERS OF NIHIL is preparing to embark on an extensive North American summer tour next week. July 17th through 19th will see the band playing a trio of headlining shows with support from Lorna Shore Read More …

COLD CURSE: Violent Measure Debut EP By Merciless California Metal/Hardcore Act Out Now Through Creator-Destructor Records

Creator-Destructor Records presents Violent Measure, the debut 7” EP from California metal/hardcore band COLD CURSE. The record is out today and is now streaming on all platforms. With four pummeling tracks, Violent Measure is a ripping introduction to this volatile Read More …