Roundup From The Compound – July 25th, 2016

AMON AMARTH Announces US Tour With Megadeth, Suicidal Tendencies, Metal Church And Havok – This September and October, Swedish metal kings AMON AMARTH will return to the US as direct support to Megadeth! The tour, which runs from September 20th Read More …

UNMERCIFUL: Ravenous Impulse Full-Length From Kansas Death Metal Goliaths Uniting Former Members Of Origin Out Now And Streaming Via Unique Leader

Today, Kansas-based death metal unit UNMERCIFUL – which unites the extreme metal ingenuity of bassist Jeremy Turner (ex-Origin), guitarists Justin Payne and Clint Appelhanz (ex-Origin), drummer John Lonstreth (Dim Mak, Origin, ex-Gorguts etc.), and vocalist Kris Bolton (D.F.W.B.) — unleashes Read More …

LORD OF WAR Launches New Lyric Video For Album Title Track At Metal Hammer; Suffer Out NOW On Unique Leader

“One of the most powerful tracks on the record, it represents a fittingly savage and imperious introduction to one of the most exciting new bands on the planet. Let the savagery commence!” – Metal Hammer on “Suffer” Last week, atmospheric Read More …

SONIC WOLVES: Before The End Comes From Psychedelic Rock Conjurors Streaming At Revolver In Advance Of Tomorrow’s Release; Band Unites Current And Past Members Of Ufomammut, The Hounds Of Hasselvander, Pentagram, And Rogue State

Tomorrow Taxi Driver Records will drop the smoky, psychedelic rock rumblings of Before The End Comes, the new full-length from Italy’s SONIC WOLVES. Uniting current and past members of Ufomammut, The Hounds Of Hasselvander, Pentagram, and Rogue State, the record Read More …

TROLLER: “Sundowner” Video From Texas Darkwave Trio Premiered Through BrooklynVegan

[photo by Alex Kacha] Austin, Texas-based doom-laden darkwave trio TROLLER has just issued their brand new video for “Sundowner,” the track culled from their recently-released full-length, Graphic. The visually stunning new clip comes into the public domain through a premiere Read More …

GHOUL: The Masked Malefactors Of Creepsylvania Premiere “Shred The Dead;” Tour With Carcass Underway + Dungeon Bastards Release Day Draws Near

Today, the masked malefactors of Creepsylvania GHOUL are pleased to contaminate the airwaves with a premiere of “Shred The Dead” from their forthcoming Dungeon Bastards opus. In “Shred The Dead,” vocalist Baron Samedi’s commands to retrieve the Omicron Bomb fall Read More …

ORION: Italian Psychedelic Stoner Rock Unit Releases Builders Of Cosmos Via Taxi Driver Records

Taxi Driver Records, in conjunction with The Smoking Goat Recording Studio, Acid Cosmonaut Records, Sailors Overdrive Records, and Brigante Records, are pleased to unveil the debut from heavy psych/stoner rock alchemists, ORION. Fittingly titled Builders Of Cosmos, the six-track offering Read More …

HONKY: Austin-Based Superboogie Trio To Kick Off European Tour

“New twists on old formulas are always welcome, but they’re also unnecessary for an act with a black belt in boogie.” – The Austin Chronicle Austin-based superboogie veterans HONKY will bring their Lone Star grooves to European stages beginning tomorrow. Read More …

METHRA’s Grueling Desert Sludge Attracts Wanton Drifter In “Dead Ram” Video, Premiered Through Decibel Magazine

Desert sludge sickos METHRA have just allowed the public into their damaged collective psyche once again with a bizarre visual enhancer for the gnarled “Dead Ram,” culled from their freshly dispatched Acolyte debut LP. The gutsy video is primed to Read More …

MoRkObOt: Dueling Bass And Drums Trio Shares “Gorokta” From Their Supernatural Cat-Bound Gorgo LP Via New Noise Magazine

The Italian drum and dual-bassist trio known as MoRkObOt reveals another brand new track from their fifth full-length, GoRgo, which is to be released this September through Supernatural Cat, the label founded by members of Ufomammut and Malleus Rock Art Read More …