EARSPLIT PR: Roundup From The Compound– January 13, 2014

FULL OF HELL Confirms Stateside February Tour With Mutilation Rites — Nihilistic earthmovers, FULL OF HELL, have locked down another bruising live jaunt for the coming weeks, as the band continues to torture audiences in support of their mid-2013-released Rudiments Of Mutilation LP. [More…]

EARSPLIT DISTRO Stock Transmission – Latest Additions: THE RUINS OF BEVERAST: The solo project of one Meilenwald, the infamously devastating drummer and one of the chief songwriters for now defunct legion Nagelfar, in addition to drummer for Truppensturm, Abusus, Verdunkeln and more… [More…]

STUNTMAN: Cvlt Nation Drops New Single From French Hardcore Savages — Sète, France-based hardcore/grind terrorists, STUNTMAN, will deliver their third full-length slab of audiocarnage by the name of Incorporate The Excess, in less than one week, as their countrymen at the eclectic Solar Flare Records will make the release available this Monday, January 18th. [More…]

RISING Kicks Off 2014 With Songwriting For Next Album; Band Forming New Lineup — Danish epic sludge act, RISING, had a turbulent 2013, writing, recording and releasing their second album, Abominor, amidst losing two out of three members and leaving remaining member and main composer Jacob Krogholt to reconsider the band’s future. [More…]

PROSTITUTE DISFIGUREMENT: New Lyric Video From Dutch Death Metal Deviants Contaminating Eyeholes At Metal Injection; Preorders Available — Today, long running Dutch death metal deviants, PROSTITUTE DISFIGUREMENT, spew forth the lyric-laced video demonstration for “Crowned In Entrails.” [More…]

CRIPPLE BASTARDS: First Single From Impending Album Released — The punishing first single from long-running Italian act, CRIPPLE BASTARDS‘ impending Nero In Metastasi LP has been released as the new album nears release mid-February. [More…]

CHTHONIC: Taiwanese Metal Collective To Release Mammoth Ián-Bú DVD This February — Eagle Vision is pleased to announce the release of Ián-Bú, the latest DVD offering from Taiwanese metal collective, CHTHONIC. [More…]

YOUTH FORGOTTEN Premieres New Track Via Blow The Scene — As Cleveland quintet, YOUTH FORGOTTEN, prepares for their Ghost Of A Fallen Empire debut to hit the streets the end of the month, a brand new single for the unruly anthem has been released. [More…]

GAMMA RAY: Power Metal Icons To Release Empire Of The Undead This Spring Via earMUSIC/Armoury Records; Studio Burns Down – Band Marches On — Finally, the eleventh studio album from power metal icons, GAMMA RAY, is nearing completion! Titled Empire Of The Undead, it is the record that almost wasn’t. [More…]

EYEHATEGOD To Kick Off 25 Years Of Dysfunctional Family Abuse Tour 2014 Underway — In celebration of twenty-five years of audio discontent, New Orleans miscreants, EYEHATEGOD, will kick off 2014 with a short run of live assaults through the West Coast and Australia. [More…]

CANNABIS CORPSE/GHOUL Splatterhash 12″ Split Polluting The Airwaves At Decibel — In celebration of its official unveiling via Tankcrimes, Decibel Magazine is currently streaming the joint release between bong barbarians, CANNABIS CORPSE, and hooded horror metal hooligans, GHOUL. [More…]

LETHAL DOSAGE: Revolver Premieres Opening Track From Tucson Quintet’s New Full-Length — The opening track to Consume, the second full-length undertaking from Tucson, Arizona-based quintet, LETHAL DOSAGE, has been leaked onto the masses via Revolver Magazine. [More…]

ORBWEAVER: Psychedelic Death Metal Troupe Announces Winter Tour With Shroud Eater — Floridian psychedelic death metal troupe, ORBWEAVER, will embark upon a two-plus week live takeover next month. [More…]

SOFY MAJOR: Documentary Of Band’s Conquest Through Superstorm Sandy Disaster Playing At GearGods — Tech/equipment/studio-based internet portal, GearGods, is now playing Buckets, Curtains & More Noise, an incredibly in-depth video documentary released by French noise metal act, SOFY MAJOR, meshing intense interviews of the band members with endless amounts of footage captured during October 2011’s massive Superstorm Sandy. [More…]

CULTED: New Hell Hymn From Blackened Doomhounds Now Streaming At Pitchfork — Blackened doomhounds, CULTED, crush all your hopes and dreams with “Transmittal,” currently murking up the sound sphere at Pitchfork. [More…]

THE KENNEDY VEIL: Sacramento Death Metal Behemoths Preach Their “Necrotic Gospel” At Stereokiller — Sacramento death metal behemoths, THE KENNEDY VEIL, today spew forth the teachings of their “Necrotic Gospel.” [More…]

NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL Expands Mammoth Lineup With 1349, Battlecross, Goatwhore, Inquisition And More; Fourth Annual Mission Quest To Metal Fest Tour Announced — The epic lineup of this year’s NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL continues to expand with the newest additions of: 1349, Battlecross, Black Crown Initiate, Carnifex, Erra, Fallujah, Goatwhore, I Declare War, Inquisition, Rivers of Nihil, Sworn In, Broken Hope and The Acacia Strain! [More…]

Eolian Empire Discloses 2014 Releases; TOWERS, PRIZEHOG, HOT VICTORY, GRAVES AT SEA, DRUNK DAD, RABBITS & More Penned — In 2013, the long dormant Portland D.I.Y. Eolian Empire label came back with a vengeance, starting with Keep Our Heads – the 99-minute, 26-band compilation Metalsucks called “the bible of underground heavy music in Portland with bands like Lord Dying, Gaytheist, Norska, Sioux, Honduran and a bunch more.” [More…]

ASS TO MOUTH Dumps New Track From Impending Album Via No Clean Singing — Wroclaw, Poland’s maniacal grindcore tacticians, ASS TO MOUTH, have deposited another new single from their impending second full-length album, Degenerate, due mid-February via Selfmadegod Records. [More…]

THE LION’S DAUGHTER: Revolver Premieres New Video From St. Louis Doom Doers — St. Louis stark black doom troupe, THE LION’S DAUGHTER, recently completed a video for “Swann.” [More…]

HAYMAKER: Noisey Drops New Track From Pending 7-Inch; Band To Rage A389 Bash Next Week — With HAYMAKER‘s soon-to-be legendary set at next week’s A389 X Bash in Baltimore, Maryland looming, a new single from the band’s first release in nearly a decade barrel-asses into the public today via Noisey, mowing down everything. [More…]

ARSEBREED: Extreme Death Metal Militia Completes New Album With Necrophagist Drummer Romain Goulon — Dutch extreme death metal militia, ARSEBREED, recently completed the recording of their forthcoming Unique Leader full-length with current Necrophagist basher Romain Goulon behind the kit. [More…]

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