Roundup From The Compound – February 8th, 2016

PISS VORTEX: Danish Grinders To Release Future Cancer EP April 1st; New Track “Den Moderne Mands Lænke” Streaming At Decibel – Copenhagen progressive grind quartet PISS VORTEX is back with a new EP titled Future Cancer, set to hit in Read More …

IRATA: North Carolina Trio Returns To The Road With March Midwest And East Coast US Tour

Greensboro, North Carolina’s raging trio, IRATA, will make a triumphant return to the road this March with a run of US tour dates. IRATA will storm through the Midwestern and East Coast states on a solid eight-day tour. The trek Read More …

ANIQATIA: Heavy Blog Is Heavy Premieres “February” From Luminous EP By Pennsylvania Melodic Rock Quartet

As Bethlehem, Pennsylvania-based ANIQATIA prepares for the release of their sophomore EP, Luminous, through Nefarious Industries in March, the opening track, “February,” has seen an early premiere through the operators of Heavy Blog Is Heavy. ANIQATIA collectively offers of the Read More …

OMOPHAGIA: Swiss Death Metal Horde Joins Unique Leader Records For The Release Of In The Name Of Chaos: Artwork + Track Listing Revealed

Swiss death metal horde, OMOPHAGIA, is the latest addition to Unique Leader Records’ expanding roster of extreme metal. Comments the band in a collective statement, “We couldn’t be happier about the fact that we just signed a label contract with Read More …

BORIS With MERZBOW: Rolling Stone Premieres “Heavy Rain” and “Goloka Pt. 2” From Forthcoming Gensho Collaboration

BORIS with MERZBOW today offer up a first-time premiere a two new tunes from their forthcoming collaborative release, Gensho, set for release March 18th via Relapse Records. Both artists’ contributions to the album are intended to be played simultaneously, and Read More …

SUNN O))) Announces US Live Actions Including Big Ears Festival, Levitation, Moogfest, And More

 [photo by Peter HoÌnnemann] SUNN O))) has just announced a series of US tour dates for the Spring months, including several massive festival performances. Following the band’s run through Australia, with shows in Adelaide, Sydney, and Melbourne in mid-March, SUNN Read More …

MANTAR To Unleash Ode To The Flame Full-Length This April; Teaser Track Posted + Limited Vinyl Preorders Available

  Northern Germany’s infernal extreme metal duo, MANTAR, will release their Nuclear Blast debut worldwide on April 15th. Comments the band of the offering: “The title Ode To The Flame is chosen in tradition of the debut record, Death By Read More …

SEVEN SISTERS OF SLEEP: Ezekiel’s Hags LP Out This Week On Relapse Records; Entire Album Streaming At Decibel Magazine

[photo by Forrest Locke] As Relapse Records readies the third LP from Southern California’s SEVEN SISTERS OF SLEEP, Ezekiel’s Hags, for release this week, Decibel Magazine is streaming the entire tumultuous album early. Ezekiel’s Hags is indisputably SEVEN SISTERS OF Read More …

TINY KNIVES: Noisey Streams Entire Black Haze LP From Portland Punk Outfit; Album Out This Week Via Eolian Empire Weirdos

[photo by James Rexroad] This week, the outsider underground aficionados at Eolian Empire will issue the first proper vinyl release from Portland’s dismantling punk trio, TINY KNIVES, with the outfit’s teeth-smashing Black Haze LP. Noisey has let this unhinged riffathon Read More …