GLASSING: Decibel Magazine Streams Spotted Horse Full-Length From Austin-Based Blackened Post-Hardcore Trio; US Tour Draws Near

“…a unique amalgam of suffocating textures, crushing blast beats, and black metal-inspired atmosphere.” — Decibel Stream / Share GLASSING’s Spotted Horse At THIS LOCATION Decibel Magazine is currently streaming Spotted Horse, the anticipated new full-length from  Austin, Texas-based blackened post-hardcore Read More …

CHROME WAVES Signs With Avantgarde Music For Europe; June Tour With Tombs Nears + Dates With Suicide Forest Announced

[photo by Luke Steffens] CHROME WAVES has signed with long-running label Avantgarde Music, for the European vinyl release of the band’s recently released debut LP, A Grief Observed. The news comes as CHROME WAVES’ Midwestern June US tour with Tombs Read More …

BERTHOLD CITY: LA Hardcore Act With Members Of Strife, Internal Affairs, And More To Release What Time Takes EP Via WAR Records; “Beware The Snakes” Premiered At No Echo + Preorders Posted

[photos by Todd Pollock] Los Angeles-based BERTHOLD CITY, founded by veterans of the straightedge hardcore scene through playing with Strife, World Be Free, Internal Affairs, Allegiance, and more, presents their latest release, What Time Takes. As the new EP is Read More …

ENCOFFINATION: Revolver Premieres “Ebony Skulls” By US Death/Doom Duo; We Proclaim Your Death, O’ Lord LP Out This Friday Via Selfmadegod Records

[photo Paul Verhagem] Selfmadegod Records is preparing to unveil the foreboding We Proclaim Your Death O’ Lord LP from US death metal duo, ENCOFFINATION this Friday. Ahead of its release, the ominous opening hymn, “Ebony Skulls,” is now playing through Read More …

HALSHUG: Copenhagen-Based Heavy Punk Trio To Release Third Album, Drøm, Via Southern Lord In July; “Fantasi” Video Premiered At Cvlt Nation

[photo by Staffan Fagerberg] Copenhagen, Denmark-based trio HALSHUG will release their third studio full-length, Drøm, through Southern Lord Recordings. Now confirmed for release on July 19th, the album’s cover art, track listing, preorders, and more have been issued, and a Read More …

ATALA: West Coast Desert Doom Trio Streams “Sun Worship” At New Noise As The Bearer Of Light Full-Length Nears Release Via Salt Of The Earth Records

“Sun Worship,” the latest single from California desert doom trio ATALA is currently streaming at New Noise Magazine. The gritty doom mantra comes by way of the band’s The Bearer Of Light full-length, set to drop May 21st via Salt Read More …

THONIAN HORDE: Maryland Blackened Doom Act Debuts “Brickstorm” Through Decibel Magazine; Downfall Album To See Release Late This Month Via Grimoire Records

[photo by Shane Gardner] Decibel Magazine is now streaming “Brickstorm,” the latest single by Maryland-based blackened doom rock outfit THONIAN HORDE and their impending Downfall album, nearing late May release through Grimoire Records. Downfall is the third album in as Read More …

CASPAR BRÖTZMANN MASSAKER: Southern Lord To Reissue Der Abend Der Schwarzen Folklore And Koksofen Albums In This July

[photo by Frank Schröder] Southern Lord announces the next CASPAR BRÖTZMANN MASSAKER reissues in the ongoing series, continuing with Der Abend Der Schwarzen Folklore and Koksofen, now confirmed for release in July. Tracks from each of the two new reissues Read More …

DREADNOUGHT: Emergence Full-Length From Progressive Doom Unit Out Now And Streaming Via Profound Lore

“Busy, rootsy, melodic, and highly conceptual [DREADNOUGHT’s] take on progressive heavy metal plants a flag on the same distant planet as some of the most beloved band’s in metal history. Like who? Here’s a list of names: Enslaved, Opeth, Mastodon, Read More …

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

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky-based dark country outfit LOST DOG STREET BAND, while currently out on their US tour in support of their acclaimed Weight Of A Trigger LP, announces another upcoming leg of the tour, extending into late-summer. The powerful fifth Read More …