HYEENA: Massachusetts Post-Metalcore Band Formed By Former Member Of Ligeia And More Surprise Self-Releases Second Album, Proxima, Alongside Video For “Vampire Tornado” Today

photos by Kristi Xhelili Massachusetts-based post-metalcore trio HYEENA today independently surprise-releases their second album, Proxima, alongside a video for the album’s “Vampire Tornado.” Formed in 2019, HYEENA is currently embodied by guitarist/vocalist Keith Holuk (ex-Ligeia), bassist Mike Verlizzo, and drummer Read More …

SOCK: Cult Sacramento Metalcore Act Predating Far, Will Haven, And Crosses Reissues Out-Of-Print 3243 Album, Out Now On Minus Head Records

photo by Danny Ensele Minus Head Records today releases the reissue of 3243, the long-out-of-print solitary release from SOCK – the legendary mid-1990s metalcore band hailing from Sacramento, California, whose members went on to form Will Haven, Far, Crosses, and Read More …

UFOMAMMUT: BrooklynVegan Streams Hidden, The 10th LP From Long-Running Italian Psychedelic Sludge Metal Trio; Album Out Friday On Neurot Recordings/Supernatural Cat

Celebrating their 25th anniversary this year, long-running Italian psychedelic doom/sludge metal trio UFOMAMMUT prepares to release their monolithic tenth album Hidden, this Friday on Neurot Recordings and Supernatural Cat Records. Today, BrooklynVegan is hosting an exclusive stream of Hidden, paired Read More …

THE ANTIKAROSHI: Everything Is Noise Premieres “Sticky Hands” By German Indie/Post-Hardcore Trio; Sixth LP, L’inertie Polaire, Nears May 31st Release Via Exile On Mainstream Records

“The vocals and whole vibe are reminiscent of 31 Knots, Fugazi, and Dag Nasty collaborating on a union hall stage for a $5 show circa ’03.” – Everything Is Noise Everything Is Noise presents an exclusive premiere of “Sticky Hands,” Read More …

TZOMPANTLI: Beating The Drums Of Ancestral Force, The War-Bringing Second LP From Indigenous Death Metal Tribe Led By Xibalba Guitarist, Now Streaming; Album Out Friday On 20 Buck Spin

photos by Luckee Ngin Beating The Drums Of Ancestral Force, the war-bringing second album from Los Angeles-based indigenous death/doom metal tribe TZOMPANTLI, is now streaming in its entirety ahead of its release this Friday on 20 Buck Spin. TZOMPANTLI is Read More …

ALTAR OF GORE: No Clean Singing Hosts Exclusive Stream Of Litanies Of The Unceasing Agonies, The Second LP From Cult New Jersey Death Metal Act; Album Out Friday On Nameless Grave Records

Stream ALTAR OF GORE’s Litanies Of The Unceasing Agonies HERE.   No Clean Singing is hosting an exclusive stream of Litanies Of The Unceasing Agonies, the primitive second album from cult New Jersey death metal act ALTAR OF GORE, ahead Read More …

HENRY KANE: No Clean Singing Hosts Exclusive Stream Of Circle Of Pain; Third Album From Prolific Swedish Blackened Grind/Crust Project Sees Release Friday Through Selfmadegod Records

“…this isn’t an album that lends itself to simple genre categorization. There would be a lot of hyphens in any such descriptors now. Whatever you want to call, it, however, it’s relentlessly gripping, moving, and memorable…” – No Clean Singing Read More …

DARKNESS EVERYWHERE: Debut LP From Bay Area Melodic Death Metal Crew, To Conquer Eternal Damnation, Out Today On Creator-Destructor Records

photos by Joe Calixto “…a lean, mean melodeath ripper.” – Decibel Magazine To Conquer Eternal Damnation, the incinerating debut album from Oakland, California melodic death metal outfit DARKNESS EVERYWHERE, is out today on Creator-Destructor Records. Unstoppable and unflinching from the Read More …

GIANT SPIDER: New York Sci-Fi Punk/Metal Trio To Release Debut EP On May 17th; Video For “Exit Plan” Featuring Taras Apuzzo From All Out War Premiered At Decibel Magazine

“GIANT SPIDER are a new trio that consists of New York City/Long Island scene veterans on their latest mission to make heavy and fucked-up music.” – Decibel Magazine New York’s GIANT SPIDER arrives with their debut two-song EP, premiering a Read More …

CHROME WAVES: Invisible Oranges Premieres “Wind Blown” From Lost Horizon – Live 1/5/2024 Nearing June 7th Release On Disorder Recordings + Northeast June and Midwest July Tour Dates Approach

photos by Jeffrey Beaulieu “…the new album captures the band in top form…” – Invisible Oranges As Midwestern post-black metal outfit CHROME WAVES prepares to release their first live album, Lost Horizon – Live 1/5/2024, through Disorder Recordings on June Read More …