EARSPLIT PR: Roundup From The Compound – August 11, 2014

SORXE: Cvlt Nation Leaks Track From Debut Album By Diverse Doom/Sludge Quartet – Preceding its release at the beginning of September, the opening track to Phoenix, Arizona-based sludge/doom metal outfit, SORXE‘s debut album, Surrounded By Shadows, is now playing at Cvlt Nation. [More…]

BOWL ETHEREAL Releases New Video Via Noisey; Sophomore 7-Inch EP Out Now On Southern Lord – Following the recent unleashing of their self-titled sophomore 7″ via Southern Lord, Virginia-based instrumental math metal duo BOWL ETHEREAL has just released an official video for the track “The Last Minute” from the EP, as well as an in-depth interview with the creators of this venture, via Vice Magazine’s online music channel, Noisey. [More…]

CIRCLE II CIRCLE: American Metal Merchants To Release First Ever Live Album Via Armoury Records; Performance Features Savatage Masterpiece, The Wake Of Magellan – Armoury Records, in cooperation with earMUSIC, is pleased to announce the release of Live At Wacken (Official Bootleg), the first ever live offering from American metal merchants, CIRCLE II CIRCLE. [More…]

CRUCIFIED: Stereokiller Premieres One Of The Final Recordings From Bay Area Hardcore Act – With Get This Right Records about to release the final tracks recorded by defunct CRUCIFIED via their posthumous Dead Of Sleep 7″, one of the four anthems the EP bears has been set loose upon the public via underground music community, Stereokiller. [More…]

MEGATON LEVIATHAN: Psychedelic Doom Masters Release Sophomore Full-Length Via Seventh Rule Next Month; Summer Live Performances Confirmed – The only constant is change. Standing in stark contrast to the droning, gorgeous slabs of psychedelic and atmospherically infused doom that comprise the aural output of MEGATON LEVIATHAN, the band itself has been in a constant state of flux since its inception in 2007. [More…]

EMIT: Crucial Blast Confirms Official Release Of Spectre Music Of An Antiquary Recordings – This October, American purveyors of the extreme musical underworld Crucial Blast Records will officially re-release Spectre Music Of An Antiquary, the sought out-of-print 2012 album from UK ambient/black/noise metal entity, EMIT. [More…]

OBLITERATIONS: Noisey/Vice Showcases First Single Off Of Debut LP From SoCal Outfit; North American & European Tours Announced – Vice Magazine’s online music channel, Noisey, is now exclusively demonstrating what Poison Everything, the debut LP from Southern California-based OBLITERATIONS, brings forth, with an exclusive detonation of the album’s cruel shredder, “The One That Got Away,” Preceding its release in October via Southern Lord. [More…]

BIG BLACK CLOUD: Invisible Oranges Broadcasting Entire Lessons In Fuck You 2 EP; West Coast Tour Begins This Week – The Eolian Empire today bruises the rock world’s ego with the unfurling of Lessons In Fuck You 2, the newest collection of cranked, harmful songs of non-praise yielded by Portland, Oregon’s furious sci-fi punks, BIG BLACK CLOUD. [More…]

HIDEOUS DIVINITY: Italian Death Merchants Prepare To Unleash New Full-Length This Fall; Drum Teaser Video Posted – Italian death metal merchants, HIDEOUS DIVINITY, who feature within their ranks current and former members of Hour Of Penance and Ghouls, are preparing to unleash their second full-length this Fall. [More…]

OMMADON: Fifth Full-Length From UK Drone Duo Out Today Via Domestic Genocide; New Track Streaming At Cvlt Nation – UK drone/doom duo, OMMADON, today drops their sonically devastating new full-length, V, stateside via Domestic Genocide Records. [More…]

ACRANIA: American Aftermath Drops New Mutinous Hymn From Totalitarian Dystopia – With the release of Totalitarian Dystopia, the new full-length from London death slingers, ACRANIA, now less than two weeks away, American Aftermath is pleased to wreck your speakers with sixth track, “A Gluttonous Abomination.” [More…]

BROTHERHOOD: Till Death LP From Late 1980s Hardcore Band Nears Release Via Southern Lord – Southern Lord Recordings is about to release the classic works LP from late ’80s hardcore act, BROTHERHOOD, placing all of the influential act’s demos and 7″ releases in one remastered vinyl anthology entitled Till Death. [More…]

IDES OF GEMINI: Ethereal Sound Alchemists Drop “The Chalice & The Blade” Via Noisey; Old World New Wave Release Day Draws Near – In celebration of Old World New Wave, the impending new release from ethereal sound serpents, IDES OF GEMINI, today Noisey, offers up the first official sampling of the record with “The Chalice & The Blade.” [More…]

DYSTOPIA: Tankcrimes To Reissue Human=Garbage Debut From Iconic Sludge Metal/Crust Punk Unit; Two Tracks Streaming – The volume dealers at Tankcrimes are very pleased to announce the official reissue of the legendary Human=Garbage debut full-length from iconic West Coast sludge metal/crust punk missionaries, DYSTOPIA. [More…]

FOSSILS Plans European Fall Shows And Mysterious Winter Release – This past March, pummeling instrumental noise/punk/metal duo, FOSSILS, released their second full-length album, the merciless and deeply entertaining Flesh Hammer. [More…]

GODHUNTER: Invisible Oranges Lets Loose Opening Track From Split LP With SECRETS OF THE SKY – “Pursuit/Predator,” GODHUNTER‘s latest plodding and antagonizing anthem and the lead track to the band’s upcoming GH/0ST:S split LP with SECRETS OF THE SKY, is now playing a month ahead of the album’s release at Invisible Oranges [More…]

RIVERS OF NIHIL Joins Death’s (DTA Tours) Swamp Leper Stomp ’14 North American Trek – This November, Pennsylvania’s RIVERS OF NIHIL will embark on the biggest tour of their career thus far as openers on Death (DTA Tours)’s Swamp Leper Stomp ’14 tour! [More…]

RABBITS: The Infestation Of Untoward Nearly Complete; Third LP Now Playing At American Aftermath – Now just days from full contamination of the human population is the malicious contagion known as Untoward, borne of Portland-based vermin, RABBITS. [More…]

DIE CHOKING Announces New August Tour Dates; Preorders For Incoming Second 7-Inch Posted – While their second 7″ EP to be issued this September, Philadelphia’s sonic contortionists, DIE CHOKING, have already begun infiltrating the masses with the material from II. [More…]

BRAINOIL: Noisey Streams Resurrected Hymn From Sludge Power Trio; Tankcrimes Reissue To Drop This Fall – Oakland-grown BRAINOIL manifest true sounds of suffering churning out their own brand of heavy-as-fuck, riff fanatical sludge. [More…]

THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Announces September Shows With Lorna ShoreTHE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER will return to the road next month for a select run of dates featuring openers Lorna Shore. [More…]

UNISONIC: Heavy Metal Supergroup Releases “Exceptional” Making-Of Video; Light Of Dawn Full-Length To Drop Stateside Next Week – “Exceptional,” the latest video from heavy metal supergroup, UNISONIC, made its official US premiere via Metal Insider last month. [More…]

LO-PAN: Ohio Volume Squad Announces US Tour With Black Cobra – Ohio volume squad, LO-PAN, is readying to take to the streets again on a mammoth live excursion alongside San Francisco’s Black Cobra. [More…]

PYRRHON Announces North American Live Assault; Play-Through Video Posted At Gear Gods – NYC experimental death metal henchmen, PYRRHON, have announced a North American run of live dates alongside fellow exploratry tech-death wizards Gigan and Artificial Brain. [More…]

Contact liz@earsplitcompound.com or dave@earsplitcompound.com for interviews with the above artists, or bands listed below with current and/or pending tour dates; keep up to date on all Earsplit-related tour offensives at our Live Actions page HERE.

ALLEGAEON – AMON AMARTH – BAT – BATTLECROSS – BL’AST! – BLACK ANVIL – BLACK COBRA – BIG BLACK CLOUD – THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER – BRIMSTONE COVEN – BRAINOIL – BRUTAL BLUES –CENTURIES – CONNOISSEUR – CORROSION OF CONFORMITY – COWARDS – DIE CHOKING – DIVINE CIRCLES – DORO – THE DRIP – EARTH – EYEHATEGOD – FALLUJAH – FATHER MURPHY – FOSSILS – FULL OF HELL – GHOUL – GOATWHORE – GODHUNTER – GREENLEAF – THE INSPECTOR CLUZO – INTERNAL BLEEDING – KING DIAMOND – LAGO – LO-PAN – MARTYRDÖD – MEGATON LEVIATHAN – NOISEM – NORTH – OBLITERATIONS – POWER TRIP – PRIMITIVE MAN – PYREXIA – PYRRHON – RABBITS – REVOCATION – RINGS OF SATURN – RIVERS OF NIHIL – SECRETS OF THE SKY – SORXE – SOUTHWEST TERROR FEST III – STONEBURNER – SWASHBUCKLE – TÝR – ULCERATE – WHITECHAPEL – YOB

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