EARSPLIT PR: Roundup From The Compound – December 8, 2014

Made In NY Media Center To Host Josh Graham: Standard Model Catastrophes Standard Model Catastrophes is both a look back and a glimpse of what lies ahead for multimedia artist, Josh Graham, notorious in the metal community for fronting Brooklyn-based sound alchemists A Storm Of Light as well as his tenure conjuring visuals for Neurosis. Graham is now serving as Soundgarden’s creative director – a position which has allowed the scope of his work to increase exponentially. [MORE…]

TODAY IS THE DAY Involved In Van Accident; US Tour Dates Canceled – On the eve of TODAY IS THE DAY‘s latest tour in support of their tenth LP, Animal Mother, frontman Steve Austin and the band’s tour merchandise handler, Trevor Thomas, were involved in a serious accident, which sent both members directly to the hospital. While both members are currently home recovering from their injuries, the band’s December tour has been canceled, as in addition to the physical injuries, the band’s new van and much of their gear and merch were destroyed. [MORE…]

DREADLORDS: Debut LP By Occult Blues Collective Out Next Week; New Video Playing At Cvlt Nation + Album Streaming At BandCamp – In just one week, the harrowing debut LP endeavor from iniquitous occult blues collective, DREADLORDS, will be released onto the population, in the form of Death Angel, while devotees can succumb to the official video and full stream of the album in advance. [MORE…]

BROTHERS OF THE SONIC CLOTH: Crushing Trio Featuring Seattle Legend Tad Doyle Reveals Forthcoming Album Details; Teaser Video Posted – Keeping up a long-held tradition of bringing forth some of the heaviest music from the darkest depths of the Pacific North West, Seattle’s legendary Tad Doyle – formerly of TAD and Hog Molly – delivers his strongest songwriting and playing to date with his latest manifestation, BROTHERS OF THE SONIC CLOTH. Boasting a trio of musicians with Doyle on guitar/vocals, veteran bassist Peggy Doyle and drummer Dave French (The Anunnaki), BROTHERS OF THE SONIC CLOTH will unleash their long-awaited, self-titled debut full-length on February 17th, 2015 via Neurot Recordings. [MORE…]

BLACK BREATH Announces Northwest Perversion 2015 Mini-Tour; Band Currently Recording Third LP With Kurt Ballou – While currently locked away at GodCity Studio with Kurt Ballou (Converge) in the midst of recording their newest LP, BLACK BREATH announces a string of January tour dates. [MORE…]

ABSTRACTER: Details Of Second LP From Apocalyptic Oakland-Based Quartet Released – With the threat of apocalypse constantly looming over humanity, Oakland-based ABSTRACTER supplies an apt soundtrack for the end of times, as they’ll prove once again on the quartet’s impending sophomore full-length, Wound Empire. [MORE…]

LORD MANTIS: Extremely Graphic “Possession Prayer” Video Unveiled Via Major Online Horror Source Bloody-Disgusting – Following several months in incubation, LORD MANTIS delivers the video for their newly completed “Possession Prayer” video, delivering one of the most repulsively gritty musical/visual conveyances in recent times through the aid of mainstream horror movie portal, Bloody-Disgusting. [MORE…]

PORD: Rural French Noise Rockers Debut Official “I’m Swimming Home” Video At Decibel Magazine – On the heels of their first release for Solar Flare Records in September, when their sophomore LP, Wild was uncaged, rural France’s noise rock trio, PORD, now dishes out their their first official video, with Decibel Magazine’s assistance in delivering it to the masses. [MORE…]

PELICAN Announces New Vocal-Driven Four-Song EP; Track Now Playing At MetalSucks – Chicago’s esteemed instrumental quartet, PELICAN, is set to release a new EP on Southern Lord in the new year based around fresh reimaginings of “The Cliff,” a highlight from their most recent album, 2013’s Forever Becoming, and one recently completed new song. Due out February 24th on 12″ vinyl and digital formats, the four track The Cliff EP includes remixes from Justin Broadrick (of Godflesh, Jesu), Aaron Harris and Bryant Clifford Meyer of ISIS/Palms, and, for only the second time in their fourteen year career, vocals. [MORE…]

BAPTISTS: Official “Bloodmines” Video Unveiled Via Cvlt NationBAPTISTS proudly unveil their disturbing video for the title track of their second LP, Bloodmines, released in October via Southern Lord. [MORE…]

IN THE COMPANY OF SERPENTS: Denver Doom Duo Premieres New Hymn At Revolver Magazine; More Live Rituals Confirmed – With the official unleashing of Merging In Light, the forthcoming EP from Denver doom sorcerers, IN THE COMPANY OF SERPENTS, now less than one month away, today Revolver Magazine offers up second movement, “Third Mind” for public appreciation. [MORE…]

DOWNFALL OF GAIA: Post Black Metallers Announce HeavyBlogisHeavy.com-Sponsored US Takeover – Germany/New York post black metallers, DOWNFALL OF GAIA, will be returning to the States next month for a 2015 live expedition. Presented by HeavyBlogisHeavy.com, the tour will embark on January 23rd in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and wind its way through nearly two-dozen cities, with the trek coming to a close on February 13th in Brooklyn, New York. The band will be touring in support of their recently released, Aeon Unveils The Thrones Of Decay full-length. [MORE…]

POISON IDEA Completes Brand New Studio Album For Mid-2015 Release Through Southern Lord – It is with massive enthusiasm that Southern Lord Recordings announces the impending brand new studio LP from long-running, legendary and infamous Portland, Oregon-based American hardcore punk outfit, POISON IDEA! [MORE…]

DIE CHOKING: “Tonsil” Video Terminating Everything At Metal Injection; Recording Sessions For Construction Of Debut LP Locked – Through an exclusive Metal Injection premiere, Philadelphia-based DIE CHOKING has just released their first official video created for “Tonsil,” the closing track on the trio’s newest EP, II. “Tonsil” is a brutal testimonial for human rights, standing up for an individual’s option to die when in a critical or vegetative state, rather than be kept alive in an unsatisfactory manner by family members. In direct action coinciding with this very personal stance on the matter, the band manufactured a physical document which serves as a legal will to officiate one’s final wishes. [MORE…]

MUSK OX: Neofolk Collective Unveils Second Clip In The “Making-Of” Woodfall Series Via Decibel – Christened, “a captivating, emotional, and masterfully-crafted achievement of not only neofolk music, but of music in general,” by Sputnik Music, “beautifully sculpted…nothing short of epic,” by Echoes And Dust and, “…the most beautiful album of the year so far. Soft, dreamy, upbeat and ethereal, this needs to be heard by everyone everywhere,” by Swirls Of Noise, MUSK OX‘s monumental Woodfall full-length continues to astound listeners with its eloquent song craft. [MORE…]

PRIMORDIAL: Where Greater Men Have Fallen First Week Chart Numbers RevealedWhere Greater Men Have Fallen, the long anticipated new studio album from Ireland’s most adored metal exports, PRIMORDIAL, debuted at #24 on Billboard’s Top New Artist Chart and #43 on the Billboard’s Hard Music Chart! Additionally, the record ranked in at #104 on Billboard’s Independent Albums Chart. [MORE…]

EINHERJER: Norwegian Viking Metal Legion’s Av Oss, For Oss Full-Length To See North American Release; “Nord Og Ner” Now Playing At Noisey – Norwegian Viking metal trio, EINHERJER, will unleash the battle-ready fruitions of their epically infectious Av Oss, For Oss full-length to North American ears next month. The band’s sixth full-length was written and produced by the band, recorded at guitarist/bassist/vocalist Frode Glesnes’s own Studio Borealis and mixed by Matt Hyde (Hatebreed, Slayer, Children Of Bodom, Monster Magnet et al). Released on European shores earlier this year, the offering delivers eight elaborately executed war hymns that are at once vicious, gallant and treacherously catchy. [MORE…]

ZEX: Magic Bullet Records To Re-Release Debut LP From Ottawa Punk Rock Quartet – As part of a massive upcoming 2015 label release schedule coming together, Magic Bullet Records is stoked to announce the upcoming worldwide re-release and distribution of Fight For Yourself, the infectious debut album by Ottawa, Ontario-based punk rock quartet, ZEX. [MORE…]

THE COMPOUND: New Release Update LAE, DIE CHOKING, GODHUNTER / SECRETS OF THE SKY And More Out Now – Since its inception last year, Earsplit’s DIY label division, The Compound, has been painstakingly forging paths for our close allies, with our seventh official release now out on in the back-alleys of the planet. [MORE…]

DIMESLAND: Decibel Releases “Bound In Stone” Track From Psychogenic Atrophy; Album Out Next Week – With Oakland-based DIMESLAND now just days from releasing their debut full-length, Psychogenic Atrophy, Decibel Magazine hurls the album’s volatile next-to-last track towards the masses. [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.

EARSPLIT ARTISTS ON TOUR:
AEON – ARCANE – AUTHOR & PUNISHER – BATTLECROSS – BEHEMOTH – BL’AST – BLACK BREATH – BLACK COBRA – CANNIBAL CORPSE – CAR BOMB – CDC – COLOMBIAN NECKTIE – CORRECTIONS HOUSE – CORROSION OF CONFORMITY – DIE CHOKING – DISCOURSE – DOWNFALL OF GAIA – EARTH – EXHUMED – EYEHATEGOD – FALLUJAH – FUCKING INVINCIBLE – GOATSNAKE – GOATWHORE – HOD – IDES OF GEMINI – IN THE COMPANY OF SERPENTS – INANIMATE EXISTENCE – THE INSPECTOR CLUZO – KING PARROT – MACABRE – MAID MYRIAD – MAMMOTH GRINDER – NEUROSIS – ORANGE GOBLIN – PRIMORDIAL – RINGS OF SATURN – RIVERS OF NIHIL – SOCIETY SUCKER – UFOMAMMUT – ULCERATE – USNEA – WOLVHAMMER – YOB – ZEX

https://www.earsplitcompound.com
http://www.earsplitdistro.com
http://www.soundcloud.com/earsplit
http://www.facebook.com/earsplitpr
http://www.instagram.com/earsplitpr
http://www.earsplitpr.tumblr.com
http://www.thecompoundrecs.com
http://www.facebook.com/thecompoundrecs
http://thecompound.bandcamp.com