CONNOISSEUR: “Weeding Out The Weak” Video From California Sludge Punk Unit Now Playing At Clrvynt; Over The Edge Out Now On Tankcrimes

California stoner violence collective CONNOISSEUR rolled out their Over The Edge full-length for the masses via Tankcrimes earlier this month and today, April 20th — aka 420, the most sacred of days among weed enthusiasts — the band offers up Read More …

THE COLD STARES: Nashville Rock Duo To Release Head Bent Via Small Stone; Preorders Available + New Track Streaming

Authenticity. It’s word frequently used in describing THE COLD STARES, and often missing from modern music discussions. “We’re not just a blues band, or just a rock band, or anything other than who we are,” frontman Chris Tapp says. There Read More …

SNARES OF SIXES Premieres “The Mother’s Throat” Via No Clean Singing; Debut EP By Ex-Agalloch Act Nears Release Through Crucial Blast

[photo by Cody Keto] Crucial Blast is preparing to release Yeast Mother: An Electroacoustic Mass, the debut EP by SNARES OF SIXES – the newest investigative musical outlet of founding Agalloch member Jason Walton. No Clean Singing has undertaken the Read More …

ZAKK SABBATH: Black Sabbath Cover Band Led By Guitarist/Vocalist Zakk Wylde To Release Limited Live In Detroit LP Via Southern Lord; “War Pigs” Video Clip Posted + Preorders Available

ZAKK SABBATH, the Black Sabbath all-star cover band featuring guitarist/vocalist Zakk Wylde (Black Label Society, Ozzy Osbourne), bassist Blasko (Ozzy Osbourne, Rob Zombie), and drummer Joey Castillo (Danzig, Queens Of The Stone Age, Bl’ast!) will release the limited edition Live Read More …

INFINITE SPECTRUM: NYC Prog Metal Outfit Confirms North American Tour With Fates Warning

[photo by John Mazlish Photography] NYC progressive metal troupe INFINITE SPECTRUM has been confirmed as direct support for Fates Warning on a three-week tour in the weeks ahead. INFINITE SPECTRUM’s latest album Haunter Of The Dark, released in June of Read More …

MEATWOUND: Decibel Magazine Now Playing “Reproductive Blues” From Magic Bullet-Bound Largo LP

As MEATWOUND preps their infectious/infected second LP, Largo, for release through Magic Bullet Records in the coming weeks, Decibel Magazine has championed the new album with a stream of its gnarled “Reproductive Blues.” Of these “Reproductive Blues,” MEATWOUND Daniel Shook Read More …

VOMIT REMNANTS: Decibel Magazine Streams Hyper Groove Brutality From Japanese Death Metal Legion; Record To Drop This Friday Via Unique Leader

Hyper Groove Brutality, the imminent new full-length from long-running Japanese brutal death metal maniacs VOMIT REMNANTS, will make its official decent upon the masses Friday, April 21st via Unique Leader Records. The band’s first studio output in twelve years was Read More …

Germany’s Ván Records Launches US Division; New Albums From THE RUINS OF BEVERAST, SLÆGT, DREAD SOVEREIGN, GOLD And More Confirmed For Stateside Distribution

Germany’s cult label Ván Records has sanctioned a new partnership in the US, forging a new branch of the company to deliver their diverse catalog to more stateside listeners. Alongside the announcement, the label has also released new singles from Read More …

GODHUNTER Premieres “Like Glass Under Black Fingernails” Via Decibel Magazine As Codex Narco Nears Release; Preorders Posted

As GODHUNTER prepares the Codex Narco EP for release next month – donating the proceeds from the album’s sales to Planned Parenthood — Decibel Magazine has premiered the record’s monstrous “Like Glass Under Black Fingernails.” Joining GODHUNTER‘s new stripped-down core Read More …