EARSPLIT PR – Roundup From The Compound: May 13, 2013

EARSPLIT PR – Roundup From The Compound: May 13, 2013

Blow The Scene Hosts P.A.W.S. Benefit; Philly-Based Art Show & Music Festival ConfirmedThis June, Philadelphia-based music/arts webzine Blow The Scene is co-hosting a massive benefit drive including both an underground art show and killer music fest to aid in funding a no-kill animal shelter and rescue for P.A.W.S. (Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society). [More…]

WEEDEATER Drinking Cough Syrup With Heavy Dicks; Spring Tour LockedFollowing a few months on a hi[gh]atus from tour, Cape Fear sludge-slingers WEEDEATER will hit the bong and the road once again later this month. The gravelly groove of the twisted trio will smoke-out nine East Coast cities between May 22nd and June 1st, the new rampage booked in conjunction with WEEDEATER‘s trip up to blaze Baltimore at this year’s installment of the Maryland Deathfest. [More…]

VREID: Norwegian Black ‘N’ Roll Legion To Return To North AmericaNorwegian black ‘n’ roll legion VREID will take their hell hymns to the streets this June on a North American tour alongside headliners Melechesh. Set to commence June 16 in Los Angeles, California, the long-awaited trek includes over two weeks of live assaults and will come to a close in New York City on June 30th. .Additional support will come from Lightning Swords Of Death and Reign Of Lies. [More…]

HOWL: Exclusive Video Premiere Hosted By Metal InjectionToday Metal Injection offers up an exclusive video premiere of “Demonic” from Rhode Island riff manglers, HOWL. The tune comes by way of the band’s newest studio offering, Bloodlines, which officially dropped in North America last Tuesday via Relapse Records. [More…]

GRIMUS: New Jersey Brutal Death Metal Crew Drops Details Of Debut Full-LengthAlmost three years after their pummeling Gutter Earth EP was inflicted upon the masses, cold-blooded Elizabeth, New Jersey-based death metal insurgents GRIMUS have completed their first proper full-length, Omnicide. [More…]

TARJA: Finnish Songstress Reveals Title + Street Date Of Forthcoming New Full-LengthDespite her light and airy character, the music of Finnish songstress/former Nightwish soprano, TARJA has always been shrouded “in black” – the color of heavy rock, mystery and elegance. With her latest studio recording, fans will find that same darkness highlighted by an array of new emotions, multihued landscapes and musical atmospheres. [More…]

AMON AMARTH: Live Video Of “The Pursuit of Vikings” From 2012’s Summer Breeze Festival PostedCheck out the live video of “The Pursuit of Vikings” from AMON AMARTH‘s performance at 2012’s Summer Breeze Festival in Germany! More footage from this show coming soon! [More…]

CHTHONIC: Taiwanese Metal Ensemble Releases New Video SingleToday, Taiwanese metal ensemble CHTHONIC reveals the first of a series of video singles from their forthcoming new full-length. “Defenders of Bú-Tik Palace” comes by way of the band’s seventh studio recording, Bú-Tik. With Bú-Tik, CHTHONIC continue their mission to build awareness of the myths of Taiwan and the tragic events in their country’s history. [More…]

SADGIQACEA: Invisible Oranges Now Playing Entire Debut LPPhiladelphia’s genre-morphing duo SADGIQACEA today celebrates the official North American release of their debut album, False Prism. Recorded by Chris Grigg (Woe), the sprawling forty-minute album projects the organic, monstrous tones and unified, distinctive style which has helped the two-piece act become one of Philly’s hottest live acts over the past two years. [More…]

GODHUNTER Drops Lyric Video For “Vultures’ Wake”GODHUNTER has posted a new lyric video for their new track “Vultures’ Wake,” the first new material from they’ve recorded since their late 2011 Wolves EP. The track was recorded by Ryan Bram (Territory) at Homewrecker Studios in Tucson, and mastered by Brad Boatright (From Ashes Rise) at Audiosiege, and will be available on an upcoming split 7″ with fellow Tucson act Anakim. [More…]

IN THE SILENCE: Debut From Dark/Prog Band Out Now; Full Album StreamingSacramento California-based quartet IN THE SILENCE this week proudly officially releases their debut full-length, A Fair Dream Gone Mad, the ominous but epic release out now worldwide via Sensory Records. With incredibly moving riffs and otherworldly atmospheres, boasting a huge mid-tone clean vocal performance atop a thunderous display of technical metal percussion, A Fair Dream Gone Mad‘s forty-five minute lifespan possesses massive, pristine production, further magnifying the band’s skilled approach. [More…]

HAVOK’s Unnatural Selection Set For ReleaseCandlelight Records confirms June 25 as the North American release date for Unnatural Selection, the new studio recording from Denver thrashers HAVOK. The ten-song album was produced by David Sanchez with mixing handled by Terry Date (Pantera, Overkill, Deftones). Unnatural Selection features original artwork from Polish illustrator Rafal Wechterowicz (Slayer, Mastodon) and was mastered by James Murphy (Aborted, World Under Blood, Abigail Williams). [More…]

EXHUMED: European Takeover Commences TodayFollowing a maniacally successful run of US live assaults alongside Suffocation last month, West Coast road goliaths EXHUMED will take their hymns of repugnance overseas on an epic long storm through Europe. The journey deploys today in Bristol, UK and will soil nearly three dozen cities! No one is safe. [More…]

MAMMOTH GRINDER: Austin Crossover Crew Hooks Up With 20 Buck Spin For Third LPIt’s been nearly four years since the last MAMMOTH GRINDER full length Extinction Of Humanity was released via Relapse Records (CD) and Cyclopean Records (LP). That album showcased the band’s direction into a distinctly death metal permutation, full of aggression and punk rawness. [More…]

INTEGRITY: New Hymn From Pending Tenth LP Streaming At PitchforkAs the villainous INTEGRITY prepares to release the band’s tenth LP, Suicide Black Snake, another new track has uncoiled today via Pitchfork. [More…]

ANTIGAMA: Polish Grind Purveyors Unload New Track From Upcoming Meteor LPPolish blastmongers Selfmadegod Records have this week posted a brand new track from Meteor, the looming sixth full-length from Warsaw’s grindcore technicians, ANTIGAMA. The third of eleven new tracks that encompass the highly anticipated album, “Prophecy” is a punishing predictor of what the planet can expect when this album makes landfall on May 28th, as the full album will strike with ten times the strength of this one track. [More…]

SONS OF TONATIUH: Down-Tuned Sound Savages Announce Spring Tour DatesDown-tuned sound savages SONS OF TONATIUH will bring their bottom heavy sludge back to the streets this Friday beginning with a show in Atlanta alongside Torche. The band will then writhe its way through the Southeast on a round of weekend shows through July with additional dates to be added in the coming weeks. [More…]

THE OCEAN: First Week Chart Numbers RevealedPelagial, the new maritime-themed studio offering from progressive metal revolutionists THE OCEAN, entered the Billboard Heatseekers Chart at #10 upon its first week of release! In addition, Pelagial landed at #55 on the Billboard Top Independent Album Chart, #26 on the Billboard Current Hard Music Chart and #39 on the Billboard Top Hard Rock Chart. In Canada, the record ranked in at #23 on the Hard Music Chart and #194 on the Top 200 Current Albums Chart. Elsewhere, Pelagial hit #72 on the German Media Market Chart and #68 on the German Media Control Control Top 100 Chart. [More…]

KILLING JOKE: New Video Single UnveiledIn celebration of their astounding thirty-fifth anniversary, KILLING JOKE today unveils their latest video single in the form of “Corporate Elect.” The tune comes by way of the band’s critically-lauded MMXII full-length released last year via Spinefarm Records and serves as a taster of the band’s three-CD anthology – The Singles Collection 1979-2012. [More…]

HAUST: Backwoods Blackened Oslo Punks Drop Third LP Via Fysisk FormatThree years since their previous album, HAUST are back with their most raw and primitive release to date. A tirade of oxymorons in musical form, in the nine short tracks of NO the listener is pulled back into a time where rock and punk were synonymous with rawness and vulnerability; a worship of total humiliation, of the pleasure in realizing one’s own limitations. Like all outsider music, HAUST celebrates those who walk their own paths; who run away from Sunday School to go berserk in the woods. [More…]

CYNTHESIS: Visionary Prog Metal Troupe Releases Track From New Album Via Metal UndergroundAs Pleasanton, California-based prog metal superforce CYNTHESIS prepares to release ReEvolution – the second full-length in their ongoing trilogy of albums – today the first full single from the album has been released. [More…]

KAMIKABE: Bloodletting North America Tour 2013 Currently UnderwayPittsburgh technical death metal tyrants, KAMIKABE, are currently fracturing limbs and tearig ear drums on the Bloodletting North America Tour 2013 which commenced on May 3. Brought to fruition by Unique Leader, KAMIKABE are joined by headlining labelmates/French tech death metal masters, Gorod. Additional support is provided by Inanimate Existence (Unique Leader) and Vale of Pnath (Willowtip). [More…]

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ABIOTIC – AEON – AMON AMARTH – ASSEMBLY OF LIGHT CHOIR – BATTLECROSS – BEHEMOTH – BEYOND THE SHORE – BLACK BREATH – BLOOD CEREMONY – BONE SICKNESS – CANCER BATS – CATTLE DECAPITATION – DEAD IN THE DIRT – DEVOURMENT – EIGHT BELLS – ENABLER – FEAR FACTORY – FULL OF HELL – GLORIOR BELLI – GOATWHORE – GYPSYHAWK – HATE ETERNAL – HOD – IDES OF GEMINI – INTEGRITY – JOB FOR A COWBOY – KAMIKABE – KILLING JOKE – LAIR OF THE MINOTAUR – LIGHTNING SWORDS OF DEATH –NIGHTBITCH – SIX FEET UNDER – SURGEON – THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER – THE OCEAN – VISE MASSACRE – VREID – WARTORN – WHITE WIDOWS – WHITECHAPEL – WOE

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