EARSPLIT PR – Roundup From The Compound: May 20, 2013

AUTHOR & PUNISHER: New Track Premiere Hosted By StereogumPropagated by iconic sound manipulator/engineer/former robotics major Tristan Shone, AUTHOR & PUNISHER relentlessly challenges the traditional principals of doom, industrial and heavy bass music. Shone paints traumatic portraits of sonic contortion through mechanical use, abuse and maniacal decomposition. [More…]

AMON AMARTH: Live Video Of “Cry Of The Black Birds” From 2012’s Summer Breeze Festival PostedCheck out the live video of “Cry Of The Black Birds” from AMON AMARTH‘s performance at 2012’s Summer Breeze Festival in Germany! [More…]

EARTHLING: Debut LP Streaming Via Terrorizer; Midwestern U.S. Invasion BeginsA furious and infectious maelstrom of doom-infused thrash mastery, Dark Path – the blazing debut LP from Harrisonburg, Virginia-based EARTHLING – is out now on Forcefield Records. [More…]

EIGHT BELLS Issues Post-Tour StatementTrance-inducing sound contortionists EIGHT BELLS recently wrapped up a short run of live ceremonies alongside Salt Lake City sludge collective SubRosa. The eclectic trio made their way through Seattle, Vancouver, Spokane, Boise, Salt Lake City, Oakland and San Francisco, dousing listeners with their ethereal hymns of jammy, majestic panic. [More…]

I KLATUS: Full 2xLP Streaming Alongside Track-By-Track BreakdownThe sprawling Kether, the sophomore full-length from the unique, depraved Chicago trio known as I KLATUS, is out now digitally as well as via an extremely limited one-time pressing direct from the band. [More…]

HOWL: An In-Depth Look At Ryan Begley’s Cover Art Hosted By No Clean SingingIf you’ve yet to truly investigate HOWL‘s Bloodlines cover art, you’re missing out. A stunning, goretorn blood feast of skulls, bones, impalements, hungry wolves, plotting vultures, nooses and sexy side boob, Bloodlines was created by Ryan Begley (Pelican, Kvlertak, All Pigs Must Die, Cave In, etc.) and visually captures the metallic, lead-footed brutality of the music contained within. [More…]

DAMNATION ANGELS: Debut From UK Symphonic Metal Quintet Out Now In North AmericaThe debut full-length from Doncaster, England-based DAMNATION ANGELS is out now on Germany’s Massacre Records. [More…]

ÄŒERNÁ: Domestic Genocide To Unleash Restoring Life Later This MonthUnderground soul crushers Domestic Genocide are pleased to unveil their latest release of sonic exploration in the form of Restoring Life, the debut full-length from instrumental, post-blackened solo project ÄŒERNÁ. [More…]

ZOLLE Reaps Debut LP; Peruse The Duo’s Harvest At AltsoundsBlazing out of the backwoods of Lodi, Italy, the ZOLLE duo this week harvest their belligerently unhinged self-titled, debut full-length of rural rampage! [More…]

KROMOSOM Nuclear Reich 2013 U.S. Tour Begins This WeekMelbourne, Australia-based KROMOSOM is en-route to invade the U.S. once again, as their Nuclear Reich 2013 tour commences this week. [More…]

CALL OF THE VOID: New Video Premiere At MetalSucksToday MetalSucks wants to reposition your facial features with a video premiere of “Bottom Feeder” by Denver deviants CALL OF THE VOID. Directed and edited by Frank Huang the tune comes from the band’s recently dispersed Dragged Down A Dead End Path full-length and adds a flow of blinding hues to their menacing brand of confrontational audio hate. [More…]

EXTINCTION PROTOCOL Releases “As Life Turns To Ash” Via LambgoatErie, Pennsylvania-based EXTINCTION PROTOCOL will release their debut album Aeonic Obliteration via NYC-based D.I.Y. label P2, and while the album was initially slated to see release this week, a manufacturing debacle held things up just a bit, making the new street date May 28th. To tide fans over in the meantime, EXTINCTION PROTOCOL give up another brutal new track to the masses this week. [More…]

LEFT FOR DEAD: Reunited Faction Confirms Upcoming Shows And First New Material In Nearly 20 YearsRecently reunited hardcore faction LEFT FOR DEAD, having last year played their first show in many years, has not only confirmed more upcoming live appearances, but will also be releasing new material for the first time in nearly two decades. [More…]

CLEANTEETH: Crush Your Teeth Trek Ongoing; Tour Promo Available OnlineBrooklyn’s savage underworld collective CLEANTEETH is still out pummeling rockers abroad on the remaining dates of their 2013 Crush Your Teeth Tour. While the act’s debut LP Pushing Rope is pending release via Dullest Records in the coming weeks, from the road the band directly released a 2013 tour promo featuring several tracks from the upcoming album to help fund their fuel and brews intake for the remainder of the tour. [More…]

SIX REASONS TO KILL: New Album From German Metalcore Kings Out Now On Massacre RecordsFollowing its massive European release in late March, We Are Ghosts – the fifth full-length from reigning German metalcore quintet SIX REASONS TO KILL – now hits North American shores via Massacre Records. [More…]

STEVE VON TILL: Debut Solo Album To See First-Ever Vinyl PressingAs the out-of-print debut solo album from Neurosis’ STEVE VON TILL, As The Crow Flies, sees a long-awaited re-release this month, Neurot Recordings proudly confirms the seminal album’s first-ever vinyl edition. [More…]

DEMON LUNG: Pitchfork Premieres New Track From Forthcoming AlbumPitchfork.com has premiered “Heathen Child,” from DEMON LUNG‘s forthcoming full-length debut. It’s the second song released from The Hundredth Name set for release via Candlelight Records on June 4. The conceptual album was produced by Billy Anderson (Neurosis, The Melvins, Sleep) and features artwork by English illustrator Tom Bates (Vision of Disorder, Amorphis). [More…]

COFFINS: First Carnage From Relapse Debut Issued Via “The Vacant Pale Vessel” Lyric VideoThe first whiff of The Fleshland, the fourth LP from Tokyo-based graverobbers, COFFINS, is permeating the air today, as the label has exhumed the first single from the album. Constructed for the massive more than six-and-a-half minute “The Vacant Pale Vessel,” the lyric video animates the gorestrewn cover illustration of The Fleshland as executed by the gruesome hands of Chris Moyen (Morbosidad, Black Witchery, Incantation, Blasphemy, etc.), as he has so morbidly done with all of COFFINS previous albums as well. [More…]

HAVOK Announces Headlining TourDenver thrashers HAVOK today announce their first headlining tour of North America. Dates are set to commence July 22 and will see the band journey through the southern states, travelling up the eastern seaboard before making their debut performance at Montreal’s annual Heavy MTL festival on August 11. The tour will be in support of their forthcoming new album, Unnatural Selection, set for release June 25. [More…]

SECRETS OF THE SKY: Oakland Prog-Doom Act Signs With Kolony RecordsItaly’s Kolony Records has just added Oakland, California-based progressive doom metal sextet SECRETS OF THE SKY to the label’s ever-expanding roster. [More…]

ÅRABROT/RABBITS Split Streaming At Invisible Oranges; Sixth ARABROT Album To See Release Via Fysisk Format Oregon’s RABBITS and Norway’s ÅRABROT continue to co-pummel audiences across Europe on their ongoing brutal trek, touring in support of their new split 7″ release, available now via Tiger (Europe) and Eolian Empire (USA). To spread the vile news, today Invisible Oranges is streaming the noisemangled split release, RIGHT HERE. [More…]

ACROSS TUNDRAS To Release New LP On Band’s Own LabelFollowing their lauded Sage album, released in 2011 by Neurot Recordings, the new LP from Nashville trio ACROSS TUNDRAS is set for harvest on the band’s newly founded D.I.Y. label. [More…]

GRIMUS: Exclusive Song Premiere From NJ Death Metal Deviants At Lambgoat.comThe knee-breakers at Lambgoat.com today hurl forth a bit of pre-weekend audio animosity with an exclusive track premiere of “Without Master” from New Jersey death metal deviants, GRIMUS. The song comes by way of the band’s previously announced forthcoming full-length debut, Omnicide. [More…]

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