EARSPLIT PR: Roundup From The Compound – April 14, 2014

April 14th, 2014

GODHUNTER Confirms Split With Secrets Of The Sky In Conjunction With June Tour; Vinyl Edition Confirmed Via The Compound/Battleground – Tucson, Arizona’s GODHUNTER has confirmed an upcoming split release with their cohorts in Oakland, California’s Secrets Of The Sky, to be released in conjunction with their upcoming Western US tour together. [More…]

DIE CHOKING: Debut 7-Inch From Philly Hyper-trio Out Now Through The Compound - Philadelphia’s brutalizing manic grind/thrash trio, DIE CHOKING, will raid the opening slot of the Decibel Magazine Tour as it rolls into their hometown tomorrow, Saturday, April 12th, joining the touring lineup which includes Noisem, Gorguts, The Black Dahlia Murder and headliners Carcass. [More…]

EYEHATEGOD Announces Mammoth US Headlining Assault With Ringworm And Enabler – New Orleans’ favorite musical miscreants, EYEHATEGOD, announce their most extensive US tour in years. [More…]

KING PARROT Flaunts Their Culinary Skills On Latest Episode Of Brutally Delicious; Video Footage Posted + North American March Continues – Australian thrash grind menaces, KING PARROT, recently appeared on the sixty-third episode of Brutally Delicious, the world’s most metal cooking show! Watch the band guzzle coffee, dish about tour life and cook brutal omelets with host Bruce Moore below. [More…]

CLOAK OF ALTERING: American Aftermath Broadcasting Mechanized Chaos From Dutch Fiend – As previously confirmed, Crucial Blast will poison the reservoir of humankind this Spring with the release of Plague Beasts, the punishing third full-length from CLOAK OF ALTERING, one of the many monikers/projects of Dutch noise architect, Maurice de Jong, a.k.a. Mories. [More…]

BLACK ANVIL Unleashes New Track, “Eventide;” Hail Death Preorders Available – New York black metallers, BLACK ANVIL, today unveil the first taste of their forthcoming album, Hail Death. [More…]

RUN WITH THE HUNTED: Arizona Punk/Hardcore Unit Premieres New Tune Via Lambgoat – Arizona punk/hardcore unit, RUN WITH THE HUNTED, are pleased to untether the first official taste of their upcoming full-length via the pit perpetrators at Lambgoat. [More…]

PILLORY: Boston Technical Death Metal Strategists To Release New Full-Length On Unique Leader; Album Teaser + Play-Through Video Posted – Boston technical death metal strategists, PILLORY, will release their sophomore full-length, Evolutionary Miscarriage, later this Spring via Unique Leader Records. [More…]

DARSOMBRA To Support Floor On Eastern US Spring Tour; Two-Month DIY Tour Continues – Baltimore-based duo, DARSOMBRA, has been confirmed to join Floor on their upcoming May tour. [More…]

INTERNAL BLEEDING: New York Death Metal Legion Joins Unique Leader Records; Teaser Posted – Unique Leader Records is pleased to welcome long-running New York-based death metal legion, INTERNAL BLEEDING, to their expanding roster of audio severity. [More…]

MIND: Selfmadegod Confirms Third Album From German Crust Punk Outfit – Poland’s Selfmadegod Records is proud to announce the upcoming third full-length release from German crust punk brigade, MIND. [More…]

THE DRIP: Debut EP For Relapse Now Playing At American Aftermath – Relapse Records is preparing to release A Presentation Of Gruesome Poetics, the label’s first title from Washington’s THE DRIP, in just days. [More…]

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY: New Album Details Revealed – Candlelight Records today confirms June 24th as the North American release date for IX, the new album from CORROSION OF CONFORMITY. [More…]

SOURVEIN: New Doom Hymn Now Playing At Revolver; Split With Graves At Sea Available For Preorder + European Takeover Imminent – Raise your doom claws to the sounds of “Follow The Light,” from Cape Fear misery-makers, SOURVEIN. [More…]

DARK BUDDHA RISING: Finnish Black Psychedelic Doom Practitioners Sign To Neurot Recordings – Ritualistic doom practitioners, DARK BUDDHA RISING, are Neurot Recordings’ latest signees. [More…]

BENCHPRESS: Throw Down To A Track From Split 7-Inch With Martyr’s Tongue At Revolver – Now playing at Revolver Mag’s website is a bludgeoning new track from Lewistown, Pennsylvania-based hardcore bandits, BENCHPRESS. [More…]

BLACKOUT: NYC Stoner Doom Trio To Bring Their Riff Rituals To Canada – New York City stoner doom trio, BLACKOUT, will bring their quaking riff rituals to Canada later this month on a four-date mini tour through Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec City. [More…]

STONEBURNER Brings The Dread With Life Drawing, Now Streaming In Full At Decibel; Release Day Draws Near – In celebration of its North American release now less than one week away, today the enablers at Decibel Magazine offer up a full stream of Life Drawing from Portland sludgesmiths, STONEBURNER. [More…]

THE GREAT SABATINI: Montreal Raw Noise Rollers To Release New LP With Solar Flare Records – The noise metal aficionados at French label, Solar Flare Records, now proclaim the confirmed impending release of the newest LP from Montreal, Canada-based THE GREAT SABATINI. [More…]

WHITE WIDOWS PACT Locks Down May East Coast Tour; Tracking Of Debut LP Complete + Nirvana Cover – NYC-based mob, WHITE WIDOWS PACT, confirms that the tracking of their impending debut LP has been completed. [More…]

GHOUL: Cloaked Cult Premieres Hang Ten EP Via Bloody Disgusting; Weapons Of Mosh Destruction Tour II To Commence Today – Today the cloaked criminals in GHOUL, in conjunction with the horror hustlers at Bloody Disgusting, heave forth the luscious sounds of their forthcoming Hang Ten EP in its entirety. [More…]

CORRECTIONS HOUSE: Additional Live Abrasions Announced + Kuma’s Corner Burger DeclaredCORRECTIONS HOUSE — the bastard sound manipulations of Mike IX Williams (Eyehategod), Scott Kelly (Neurosis), Bruce Lamont (Yakuza), Sanford Parker (Minsk) and their minister of propaganda, Seward Fairbury… [More…]

A389 Recordings Record Store Day Series: INTEGRITY/VEGAS, FULL OF HELL/PSYWARFARE, NOISEM/OCCULTIST & BLOODLET – A389 Recordings is preparing to unload their series of releases for Record Store Day 2014 — taking place nationally next Saturday, April 19th — with four exclusive, limited titles. [More…]

CALL OF THE VOID To Record New Full-Length Later This Month; Band Welcomes Second Guitarist – Denver-based crusty metallic hardcore perpetrators, CALL OF THE VOID, who recently recruited second guitarist Gabe Morales, will enter the studio later this month to record the follow-up to last year’s smoldering Dragged Down A Dead End Path. [More…]

DRUNK DAD: Debut LP From Portland Scuzzcore Outfit Locked For Summer Release – Interloper haven, Eolian Empire, confirms the debut LP release from neighborhood crew, DRUNK DAD, on a hot-ass day coming up this Summer. [More…]

MALPRACTICE: Finnish Progressive/Thrash Act Signs With Sensory Records – As they continue to investigate the progressive realms of the heavy metal universe, New Jersey-based Sensory Records confirms that Finnish quintet, MALPRACTICE, has become the newest addition in the label’s roster. [More…]

NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL Announces Massive Tama Giveaway – With NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL 2014 in Worcester, Massachusetts is now less than a week away, running from Thursday, April 17th through Saturday the 19th, today a massive giveaway from one of the event’s main sponsors, Tama Drums, has been announced. [More…]

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A STORM OF LIGHT – ABIGAIL WILLIAMS – BATTLECROSS – BEHEMOTH – BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME –  BL’AST – BLACKOUT – BLACK TAR PROPHET – THE BODY – BONE SICKNESS – BRUTAL TRUTH – BUIOINGOLA – CALL OF THE VOID – CENTURIES – COFFINS – COP PROBLEM – CORRECTIONS HOUSE – CRIPPLE BASTARDS – DARK BUDDHA RISING – DARSOMBRA – DIE CHOKING – DON JAMIESON – DREAD SOVEREIGN – THE DRIP – ENABLER – EPISTASIS – EYEHATEGOD – FALLUJAH – FREEDOM HAWK – FUCKED UP – FUCKING INVINCIBLE – FULL OF HELL – GHOUL – GOATWHORE – GODHUNTER – GOZU – GRAVES AT SEA – HOD – HULL – ILSA –  INTER ARMA – IRON REAGAN – JEREMY IRONS & THE RATGANG MALIBUS – KING DEAD – KING PARROT – KRISTIAN HARTING – LO-PAN – MEGATON LEVIATHAN – NAILS – NEUROSIS – NOISEM – PILGRIM – PRIMITIVE MAN – PYRRHON – RIVERS OF NIHIL – SAINT VITUS – SAMOTHRACE – SASQUATCH – SECRETS OF THE SKY – SEVEN SISTERS OF SLEEP – SKINFATHER – THE SOCKS – THOU – TRIOSCAPES – ULCERATE –  WHITE WIDOWS PACT – WHITECHAPEL – YAUTJA

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KING PARROT Flaunts Their Culinary Skills On Latest Episode Of Brutally Delicious; Video Footage Posted + North American March Continues

April 11th, 2014

Australian thrash grind menaces, KING PARROT, recently appeared on the sixty-third episode of Brutally Delicious, the world’s most metal cooking show! Watch the band guzzle coffee, dish about tour life and cook brutal omelets with host Bruce Moore below.

KING PARROT is currently winding down their live tirade through North America in support of their Bite Your Head Off full-length released via Candlelight Records last year. Championed for its “ceaseless brutality,” by Ghost Cult and dubbed “aggressive as fuck,” by Headbangorgtfo, the record was produced by Jason Fuller (Blood Duster, Dern Rutlidge) and Adam Calaitzis (Damaged, Abramelin) and manages to capture the raw intensity of their furious live assault, defying genres with a cross section attack of thrash, grind, punk and hardcore. Watch the band dismantle Brooklyn’s Saint Vitus Bar, courtesy of Pit Full Of Shit, HERE.

KING PARROT Live Assaults 2014 [remaining dates]:
w/ Vattnet Viskar

4/11/2014 Marquis Theater – Denver, CO
4/12/2014 Burt’s Tiki Lounge – Salt Lake City, UT
4/13/2014 The Shredder – Boise, ID
4/14/2014 Electric Owl – Vancouver, BC
4/15/2014 El Corazon – Seattle, WA
4/16/2014 Rotture – Portland, OR
4/17/2014 Thee Parkside – San Francisco, CA
4/18/2014 The Satellite – Los Angeles, CA *
4/19/2014 Franks Place – Fresno, CA *
4/20/2014 Soda Bar – San Diego, CA
*Newly added…

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NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL Announces Massive Tama Giveaway

April 11th, 2014

With NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL 2014 in Worcester, Massachusetts is now less than a week away, running from Thursday, April 17th through Saturday the 19th, today a massive giveaway from one of the event’s main sponsors, Tama Drums, has been announced.

The seven-piece Tama drum kit which will be used to back all performances on the main stage of NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL XVI will be given away at the end of the event. Every ticket purchased in advance of the festival counts as an automatic chance to win the kit, boasting a retail value of $2700, including tickets previously purchased before the contest was in place.

Tickets for NEMHF XVI are on sale at THIS LOCATION. For VIP packages, point your browser HERE.

With sponsorships from Tama, Ibanez, New Noise Magazine, Monster Energy Drink, All In Merch and others, the sixteenth annual gathering of the iconic NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL will once again feature two stages at the renowned Worcester Palladium for solid three days of havoc. The opening night of NEMHF XVI, Thursday, April 17th, will see headlining sets from Broken Hope, Oceano, Darkest Hour, the final East Coast show ever for Bleeding Through, Emmure and All That Remains. Day two, Friday, April 18th, will feature main acts Slapshot, The Acacia Strain, Carnifex, Whitechapel, 1349 and Behemoth as part of the massive Metal Alliance tour and more. And the final evening, Saturday, April 19th, will see sets from All Out War, a one-off show from Nails, Unearth, a special reunion set from Sam Black Church, Nile and the mighty Iced Earth along with many others dominating the stage.

NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL XVI:

Thursday – April 17, 2014
All That Remains
Bleeding Through
Broken Hope
Cop Problem
Darkest Hour
Death Rattle
Emmure
Enabler
Fallujah
Gideon
InDirections
Julius Seizure
Kublai Khan
Oceano
Rivers of Nihil
Scars of Tomorrow
The Last Ten Seconds of Life
Wilson
Years Since The Storm

Friday – April 18, 2014
1349
Behemoth
Bent Life
Black Crown Initiate
Born Low
Carnifex
Carnivora
Colin Of Arabia
Cruel Hand
Erra
Fire and Ice
Fit For An Autopsy
Goatwhore
I Declare War
Inquisition
Malfunction
Naysayer
Reflections
Slapshot
Suburban Scum
The Acacia Strain
The Mongoloids
Thy Art Is Murder
Warhound
Whitechapel
Within The Ruins

Saturday – April 19, 2014
Acius
All Out War
Barrier
Battlecross
Counterparts
Discourse
Gift Giver
Harm’s Way
Iced Earth
Kadavar
King Nine
Lionheart
Loyal To The Grave
Nails
Nile
Obey The Brave
Ramallah
Reign Supreme
Revamp
Sabaton
Sam Black Church
Silence the Messenger
Sylar
Texas In July
Those Who Fear
Twitching Tongues
Unearth
Will To Die

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DIE CHOKING: Debut 7-Inch From Philly Hyper-trio Out Now Through The Compound; Band Raids Decibel Tour Tomorrow

April 11th, 2014

Philadelphia’s brutalizing manic grind/thrash trio, DIE CHOKING, will raid the opening slot of the Decibel Magazine Tour as it rolls into their hometown tomorrow, Saturday, April 12th, joining the touring lineup which includes Noisem, Gorguts, The Black Dahlia Murder and headliners Carcass. Annihilation is imminent.

DIE CHOKING will also hammer ‘bangers in Pittsburgh on April 24th with labelmates, Enabler. More shows are currently being planned in preparation for the band’s second EP, recorded earlier this month once again with Dan O’Hare, which is coming together for release this Summer, and will continue as they begin to set up their debut LP late this year.

Featuring Paul J Herzog (ex-Total Fucking Destruction) on bass/vocals, Joshua T. Cohen (Cop Problem) on drums, and Jeffrey V. Daniels (Burden) on guitar, the self-titled debut 7” release from the unstoppable DIE CHOKING hypershred killing machine is out now via The Compound. A face-peeling, high-speed juggernaut bringing the band’s smoldering concoction of brutal punk mayhem, breakneck grindcore, and hectic, raw thrash, Die Choking was recorded by Brutal Truth guitarist Dan O’Hare at his Mark It Zero Studios in New Jersey, and unloads five point-blank tracks in well under six minutes. Pressed in a run of 300 copies on black wax with a high-gloss cover, the 7” wax attack of the EP is available now via The Earsplit Compound’s label subfaction, The Compound. Place orders for Die Choking and more via Earsplit Distro HERE.

Stream the entire Die Choking EP via Decibel RIGHT HERE and scope visual evidence of the trio’s rage via Metal Injection’s Pit Full Of Shit HERE.

DIE CHOKING Live Actions:
4/12/2014 Trocadero – Philadelphia, PA w/ Carcass, The Black Dahlia Murder, Gorguts, Noisem
4/24/2014 The Mr. Roboto Project – Pittsburgh, PA w/ Enabler, Black Mask, Meth Quarry, Rabid Pigs

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MALPRACTICE: Finnish Progressive/Thrash Act Signs With Sensory Records

April 11th, 2014

As they continue to investigate the progressive realms of the heavy metal universe, New Jersey-based Sensory Records confirms that Finnish quintet, MALPRACTICE, has become the newest addition in the label’s roster.

Formed in 1994 in Kouvola, Finland by guitarist, Joonas Koto, MALPRACTICE started out as a thrash act. Following the release of self-financed debut MCD, Memorial, in 1996, the band cast aside their most aggressive influences and opted to explore a more progressive direction, which was apparent on their second MCD, Frozen, released later the same year. Without a deal in place, MALPRACTICE recorded an album’s worth of material in March 1998, which became their first full length album, Of Shape And Balance, released via Mastervox Records in September of that year.

Following a brief hiatus, and reactivation in 2004, MALPRACTICE signed with Spinefarm/Universal. This also began the band’s cooperation and friendship with producer/engineer, Anssi Kippo at Astia Studio (Children of Bodom, Sinergy, Norther, etc.), with the recording of their second full-length, Deviation From The Flow, and into the 2008 release of their third album, Triangular, which not only expanded their forward-thinking style, also reinvigorated some of their early thrash elements. In 2010 the band self-produced their own outstanding demo, which eventually became their fourth album, Turning Tides. As their contract with Spinefarm was expired, the band sought new pastures, and given the more melodic and progressive nature of their style, found solace in Laser’s Edge offshoot, Sensory Records, who is now preparing Turning Tides for proper worldwide release this Summer.

Turning Tides represents MALPRACTICE at their absolute best, combing intricate progressive metal with catchy melodies topped with excellent musicianship and brilliant vocal harmonies, and a must-hear for fans of Queensryche, Fates Warning, Dream Theater and Megadeth.

Final release details on Turning Tides will be released in the near future.

MALPRACTICE:
Joonas Koto – guitars
Toni Paananen – drums
Aleksi Parviainen – vocals
Markus Vanhala – guitars
Jonas Mäki – bass

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DRUNK DAD: Debut LP From Portland Scuzzcore Outfit Locked For Summer Release

April 10th, 2014

Interloper haven, Eolian Empire, confirms the debut LP release from neighborhood crew, DRUNK DAD, on a hot-ass day coming up this Summer. Portland’s one and only fuck-you-all-wave group, is on a seemingly unstoppable trajectory. In the last two years they have hard-won the turned heads and knowing nods of enthusiastic youngsters and old cynics alike with their all-out assaults on rock and convention. Their art-fucked sludgy hardcore free-jazz noise rock is as unclassifiable as it is enthralling, the splendid result of a rare new band that not only knows what it wants but how to get it.

Hatched at long disintegrating Portland punk house/venue Failhaus in 2010 — at first an almost homage, albeit a convincing one, to their Northwest heavy heroes — DRUNK DAD quickly shoved their own way forward, dragging their dirty NW rock roots through sludge and noise and then mashing them together with metallic hardcore and avant diversions to form their own crusty scuzzcore. Their leavings, including a cassette-only Failhaus EP on Stankhouse Records and subsequent Morbid Reality 7″ on Eolian Empire,  have raked in accolades from all levels of media, as a “strategy of fomented eclecticism — push each influence hard enough, and they’ll eventually crumble into one another” by Pitchfork, “brilliantly energetic” by Echoes and Dust, “a pretzel-like intersection of genre super-highways that go in all directions at once” by the Portland Mercury, and “an off-kilter, barely-tethered mass of sludge/crust/whateverthefuck that is as delightful as it is shoeless n’ shambling” by Last Rites.

Not known for going easy, in the past year DRUNK DAD went at it even harder, culminating in their first full-length and gnarliest, most inventive, expansive, and—dare we say?—sophisticated record yet. With their first LP Ripper Killer, DRUNK DAD breaks down the stifling genre walls of yore and rewires the wreckage into a megaheavy alloy of scuzz, filth, and noise in a knock-down, drag-out war of ill will wrapped in a nasty bow.

Stand by for more banter on the pulverizing Ripper Killer as Eolian gears it up for release on heavyweight 12” and digital delivery July 1st.

In the meantime, DRUNK DAD, the Eolian henchmen and the rest of their scumcollective will locally gather on the mighty 4/20 for a bruising reefer madness advance listening party, joined by sets from Redneck as well as DRUNK DAD experimental acts J.O.P.O. and Dark Wraith Covenant, and with DJ sets by Eolian nasal-breathers, Sethro Tull & Booze Crooze.

DRUNK DAD Reefer Madness Ripper Killer listening party:
4/20/2014 Valentine’s – Portland, OR w/ J.O.P.O., Dark Wraith Covenant, Redneck [info]

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EYEHATEGOD Announces Mammoth US Headlining Assault With Ringworm And Enabler

April 10th, 2014

[photo by Dean Karr]

Today, New Orleans’ favorite musical miscreants, EYEHATEGOD, announce their most extensive US tour in years. Scheduled to commence in Atlanta, Georgia on May 28th, the day after the official North American release of their long-awaited new full-length, the trek will punish twenty-six cities, coming to a close on June 22nd in Tampa, Florida. Support will come from metallic hardcore legends, Ringworm, and morose punk metal perpetrators, Enabler. The mammoth roadside takeover follows EYEHATEGOD’s previously announced string of live incursions later this month which includes an appearance at Three Floyds Beer’s annual Dark Lord Day Festival and a special performance in Baltimore, Maryland with High On Fire and Corrosion Of Conformity.

EYEHATEGOD’s forthcoming self-titled long player was assembled and financed entirely by the band along with US label partners, Housecore Records, and will be released on May 27th, 2014. Called, “the record that EHG fans have been waiting for; a stomping and venomous set of eleven tracks that reignite the band’s amazing propensity for down-trodden, electric blues and with their late drummer LaCaze behind the kit,” by Vice Magazine’s music portal, Noisey, Eyehategod features vocals recorded and produced by Housecore president Philip H. Anselmo at his own Nodferatu’s Lair and serves as the band’s first proper release in over a decade. The domestic version of the self-titled offering will come in a CD digipack, while the LP will be housed in a gatefold jacket. The first pressing will be limited to 1600 copies and made available in the following color variations: black (600 copies), purple (300 copies), clear (400 copies), purple and grey (300 copies).

EYEHATEGOD Live Assaults 2014:
4/22/2014 Rock Shop – San Jose, CA
4/23/2014 Midtown Barfly – Sacramento, CA
4/24/2014 Branx – Portland, OR
4/25/2014 Rock Shop – San Jose, CA
4/26/2014 Dark Lord Day Festival – Munster, IN
4/27/2014 Ottobar – Baltimore, MD w/ High On Fire, Corrosion Of Conformity
w/ Ringworm, Enabler:
5/28/2014 Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
5/29/2014 Drunk Horse – Fayetteville, NC
5/30/2014 Chop Shop – Charlotte NC
5/31/2014 611 – Frederick, MD
6/01/2014 Underground Arts – Philadelphia, PA
6/02/2014 Rex Theater – Pittsburgh, PA
6/03/2014 Strange Matter – Richmond, VA
6/04/2014 American Legion Post 80 – Binghamton, NY
6/05/2014 Brighton Music Hall – Boston, MA
6/06/2014 Even Flow – Long Island, NY
6/07/2014 Europa – Brooklyn, NY
6/08/2014 Basement Transmissions – Erie, PA
6/09/2014 Bug Jar – Rochester, NY
6/10/2014 Loving Touch – Detroit, MI
6/11/2014 Now That’s Class – Cleveland, OH
6/12/2014 Birdy’s – Indianapolis, IN
6/13/2014 Cobra Lounge – Chicago, IL
6/14/2014 Pyramid Scheme – Grand Rapids, MI
6/15/2014 TBA – Appleton, WI
6/16/2014 TBA – TBA
6/17/2014 Diamond Pub – Louisville, KY
6/18/2014 Fubar – St. Louis, MO
6/19/2014 Hi Tone – Memphis, TN
6/20/2014 Southport – New Orleans, LA
6/21/2014 Dollhouse – Savannah, GA
6/22/2014 Orpheum – Tampa, FL

Preorder packages including various CD, LP and T-shirt bundles are currently available via Housecore Records at THIS LOCATION. And if you missed it, soil yourself to a stream of “Robitussin And Rejection” HERE.



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CALL OF THE VOID To Record New Full-Length Later This Month; Band Welcomes Second Guitarist

April 10th, 2014

Denver-based crusty metallic hardcore perpetrators, CALL OF THE VOID, who recently recruited second guitarist Gabe Morales, will enter the studio later this month to record the follow-up to last year’s smoldering Dragged Down A Dead End Path.

Titled Ageless, for their sophomore full-length, the band will return to The Boar’s Nest in Salt Lake City with Andy Patterson (Subrosa, Eagle Twin, Gaza), who will also handle all mixing duties. The record will be mastered by Brad Boatright at Audioseige (Tragedy, From Ashes Rise, Integrity) and feature artwork up by Cult Leader vocalist Anthony Lucero. Ageless will be released via Relapse later this year.

Comments the band, “We are beyond stoked to hit the studio again with Andy Patterson and start the second chapter of the CALL OF THE VOID. The addition of Gabe Morales has added a new ferocity to the COTV sound. Don’t expect Dragged Down A Dead End Path part II. ”

In related news, the band recently announced two shows on their home turf as well as an appearance at Crucial Fest in Salt Lake City alongside Red Fang, Big Business, Cult Leader, Subrosa, Eagle Twin, and more with additional live dates to be announced in the coming weeks.

CALL OF THE VOID Live Abrasions:
4/15/2014 Marquis Theater – Denver, CO w/ Ringworm, Death Before Dishonor
5/02/2014 Bar Bar – Denver, CO w/ Cult Leader
6/4-7/2014 Crucial Fest – Salt Lake City, Utah w/ Red Fang, Iceburn, Helms Alee,  Big Business, Cult Leader, Subrosa, Eagle Twin, Kowloon Walled City, Black Sheep Wall, Gaytheist etc…..

Hailed for its “legitimate, misanthropic emotion,” by Popmatters, and crowned “…one of the best aggressive releases of the year,” by Exclaim!, CALL OF THE VOID released their Dragged Down A Dead End Path debut via Relapse last year. A meticulous fusion of crust, grind, piss and vinegar, the record boasts 25+ minutes of sonic misconduct. The record is streaming in full at THIS LOCATION. Order a physical copy of Dragged Down A Dead End Path HERE or a digital version via iTunes HERE.

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A389 Recordings Record Store Day Series: INTEGRITY/VEGAS, FULL OF HELL/PSYWARFARE, NOISEM/OCCULTIST & BLOODLET

April 10th, 2014

A389 Recordings is preparing to unload their series of releases for Record Store Day 2014 — taking place nationally next Saturday, April 19th — with four exclusive, limited titles.

These titles will be pressed in runs of 1000 copies each, ever; A389 will have 100 copies of each title in-house post-RSD, as will each band, and the rest are strictly available via participating Record Store Day locations. Wax-seekers are urged to contact their local participating vinylmongers to secure these titles, or be damned to a future of regret!

FULL OF HELL / PSYWARFARE split 7”

Maryland/Pennsylvania-based quartet, FULL OF HELL, has joined forces with harsh noise solo entity, PSYWARFARE, for a special split 12” constructed for Record Store Day 2014. The A side of the cooperative assault is overthrown by FULL OF HELL, stripping the hypergrind elements from their barrage, here focusing on their distressing racket/static infiltrations, sampling in choruses, looping feedback and experimenting with more distressing and melodic calls, within the track, “Thee Unsurmountable Wall.” The B side is encompassed by “The Exotic Sounds Of…,” a mesmerizing twenty-one minute-long, occult mental passage into places unknown courtesy of Dwid Hellion’s PSYWARFARE.

NOISEM / OCCULTIST split 7”

Baltimore’s unstoppable thrash/death youth crew, NOISEM, teams up with Richmond’s vicious female-fronted crust/metal outfit, OCCULTIST, for Volume II in the A389 RSD Split 7″ series. On side A, NOISEM will unload their newest tune in the form of their crushing rendition of the Repulsion classic, “Slaughter Of The Innocent.” The track is paired with OCCULTIST’s cover of the Plasmatics’ “The Damned” on side B.

INTEGRITY / VEGAS split 7”

The legendary INTEGRITY teams up the elusive VEGAS for Volume III of the A389 RSD Split 7″ series, this time paying tribute to the music of Dudley Moore and Peter Cook. Leading off Side A of this spilt 7” is “Love Me,” from the subversive VEGAS (funneled from V.ermouth E.quilibrium G.hanoush A.sphyxia S.onata). Madness ensues in VEGAS crushing contribution to this shared release. Side B is overthrown by the almighty and ceaseless INTEGRITY, with their latest serving of malice with “Bedazzled.”

BLOODLET Live On WMFU​-​FM (3/23/1995​)​ 12”

Enjoy a rare on-air radio performance from BLOODLET captured live on WFMU from 1995, before their landmark Entheogen LP was completed. The set contains slightly different arrangements of their destined-to-be classic tracks, creative improvised interludes and an unreleased/unheard track entitled “Canker,” the recording unearthed from the personal collection of Will Tarrant of Chainsaw Safety Records. The audio for this limited 12” release of the recording has been digitally restored/remastered by Audiosiege and bears original artwork by Aaron Turner of Isis/Hydrahead.

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CORRECTIONS HOUSE To Take Roadburn; Additional Live Abrasions Announced + Kuma’s Corner Burger Declared

April 9th, 2014

CORRECTIONS HOUSE — the bastard sound manipulations of Mike IX Williams (Eyehategod), Scott Kelly (Neurosis), Bruce Lamont (Yakuza), Sanford Parker (Minsk) and their minister of propaganda, Seward Fairbury — are currently in Tilburg readying to trounce the main stage of Roadburn. From there, they’ll traumatize Het Patronaat (also in Tilburg) before heading to the UK for their London debut with Consumer Electronics and Necro Deathmort.

The collective will be touting Writing History In Advance. Recorded live in Los Angeles in January of this year, the release features tracks from their Last City Zero debut and Hoax The System 7” and will be available on LP in limited quantities at Roadburn. Writing History In Advance will be available on CD, LP and digitally via War Crime Recordings in North America. Stay tuned for further info.

In related live news, CORRECTIONS HOUSE will take over Three Floyds Brewing’s Dark Lord Day Festival in Munster, Indiana later this month with High on Fire, Eyehategod, Brain Tentacles, Iron Reagan, and more as well as Roskilde Fest in Denmark in July.

But the mass CORRECTIONS HOUSE pandemonium doesn’t end there. Overcome by their scathing odes of emotional discontent and societal decline, legendary burger peddlers, Kuma’s Corner in conjunction with Dryhop Brewing who launched the Last City Zero beer, have forged a special CORRECTIONS HOUSE patty for all your meat-loving needs. The patty comes adorned with braised pork ribs, apple butter bbq, cheddar polenta, caramelized red onion and fresh arugula. Check out a photo below.

CORRECTIONS HOUSE Live 2014:
4/10/2014 013 Venue – Tilburg, NL
4/11/2014 Het Patronaat – Tilburg, NL
4/12/2014 Birthday’s – London, UK w/ Consumer Electronics, Necro Deathmort
4/26/2014 Three Floyds Dark Lord Day Festival – Munster, IN w/ High on Fire, Eyehategod, Brain Tentacles, Iron Regan, Witchbanger, more.
7/04/2014 Roskilde Festival – Roskilde, Denmark

CORRECTIONS HOUSE is a meeting of minds and ideologies that sees all four members incorporating their obvious individual talents and voices but simultaneously carving paths away from the sounds for which they are usually known. On Last City Zero, released last year via Neurot Recordings, they traverse tectonic plate-shifting doom and the downcast gloom of Kelly’s usual ouevre into mutated industrial hissing and clanging EBM beats from Parker, squalls and drones of oblique saxophone from Lamont and Williams’ familiar phlegm-drenched fire-spitting ire and all points in-between. Exclaim! in a 9/10 review, “Featuring dark, depressing atmospheres and exceptionally negative, apocalyptic vibes, Last City Zero is brooding, raw and corrosive, as well as breathtakingly beautiful,” while Crave agreed, “CORRECTIONS HOUSE have created something wholly original, incredibly touching, and most likely alienating. Bravo gentlemen, bravo.” Added Metal Hammer, “Whether it’s Mike IX Williams’ grim spoken word poetry or Scott’s coarse, monotone groan overlaying the clangorous soundscapes, it’s the utter bleakness that binds.”

CORRECTIONS HOUSE is diligently penning the follow-up to Last City Zero with additional touring to be announced in the coming months. Until then, suffer.

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