EARSPLIT PR: Roundup From The Compound – February 10, 2014

GODHUNTER Promotes Disorder With Snake Oil Dealer Via NoiseyCity Of Dust, the debut full-length release from Arizona’s anarcho-sludge faction, GODHUNTER, is now less than two weeks from deliverance, the fifty-minute politically-antagonizing concept album unleashing the band’s most musically diverse and lyrically thought-provoking anthems yet. [More…]

SUNN O))) & ULVER: Pitchfork Advance Playing Terrestrials Collaborative LP – Finally available to the public this week, is Terrestrials, the expansive, ghostly, collaborative works created by the members of SUNN O))) and ULVER on an improvisational nocturnal whim. [More…]

THE OCEAN Prepares For Co-Headlining Tour With Scale The Summit; Live Video From The Summer Slaughter Tour 2013 Posted – In just over a month, THE OCEAN will be returning to North America for the first time since last year’s The Summer Slaughter takeover. Sponsored by MetalSucks, the journey will commence on March 5th in Seattle, include two performances in Austin, Texas at SXSW and finds the band co-headlining with Prosthetic Recording artists Scale the Summit. [More…]

HELEN MONEY: Track From Remastered Vinyl Edition Of Arriving Angels Currently Streaming At Cvlt Nation – Newly launched vinyl imprint, Corpse Flower Records, recently unveiled the stunning limited edition vinyl pressing of HELEN MONEY‘s critically-adored third full-length, Arriving Angels. [More…]

ULCERATE: Vermis North America MMXIV Excursion Announced – In support of their most demoralizing recorded works to date with their fourth LP, Vermis, New Zealand death metal innovators, ULCERATE, will bring their audio terror to North American fans this Spring, on their second tour of the continent. [More…]

PROSTITUTE DISFIGUREMENT: From Crotch To Crown Streaming From Beginning To End Courtesy Of Decibel Magazine – On the eve of its imminent unveiling, today Decibel Magazine vomits forth a full stream of From Crotch To Crown, the latest long player from Dutch death metal miscreants, PROSTITUTE DISFIGUREMENT. [More…]

SOREPTION: Swedish Technical Death Metal Tyrants Premiere New Track Via Invisible Oranges; Release Of Engineering The Void Draws Near – Swedish technical death metal tyrants, SOREPTION, in cooperation with mega metal portal, Invisible Oranges, today leak another track from their forthcoming new long player. [More…]

FALLUJAH: Atmospheric Death Metal Collective Begins Recording New Album; Band To Take Part In The Best In Brutality Tour – San Francisco-based atmospheric death metal collective, FALLUJAH, are very pleased to take part in The Best In Brutality Tour 2014 this Spring with co-headliners Oceano and Broken Hope. [More…]

BRUTAL TRUTH Unveils New Video And Confirms Final European Festival Dates – Following the recent news that BRUTAL TRUTH will be calling it a day this October, the band has started to announce their final European shows. [More…]

YAUTJA: Pitchfork Advance Now Streaming Debut LP – Pitchfork has just posted an Advance feature for YAUTJA‘s debut LP, Songs Of Descent – now just one week from its official release Tuesday, February 11th via Forcefield Records – which features a widespread view of the cover art paired with a full stream of the entire pulverizing album. [More…]

JOHN BAIZLEY & KATIE JONES: Vice/Noisey Premieres First Single From Songs Of Townes Van Zandt Vol II – As Neurot Recordings prepares to release Songs of Townes Van Zandt Vol II this Winter, the first single from the tribute collection to late folk/country music icon is now playing via Noisey/Vice Magazine. [More…]

ANAGNORISIS: March Tour Dates Confirmed; Vinyl Edition Of Beyond All Light Out Now – Following several waves of live excursions during the second half of 2013 and a January 2014 Midwest tour, in conjunction with the release of their acclaimed sophomore LP, Beyond All Light, Kentucky’s ominous black metal quintet, ANAGNORISIS, confirms their next bout of 2014 tour actions. [More…]

TORCH RUNNER: North Carolina Hardcore/Crust Act Signs With Southern Lord – Southern Lord confirms the newest addition to the label’s ever-morphing roster, as North Carolina-based trio, TORCH RUNNER, signs on for the release of their impending second LP, which is presently under construction. [More…]

PYRRHON: Progressive Death Metal Collective To Unleash Relapse Debut; Scathing New Teaser Track Posted + Live Assaults Confirmed – New York City progressive death metal collective and recent Relapse signees, PYRRHON (pronounced peer-on), emerge from the urban decay with a nightmarish offering of physically and psychologically mauling extreme metal. [More…]

EAST OF THE WALL Confirms SXSW and Treefort Fest Appearances; Co-Headlining Tour Routing Complete – The final dates for EAST OF THE WALL‘s upcoming co-headlining tour with Diamond Plate have been locked in, extending the routing to a colossal five-week venture. [More…]

DEAD IN THE MANGER: 20 Buck Spin Confirms Numerous Releases By Insidious Blackened Grind Entity – Olympia, Washington-based 20 Buck Spin continuously defies all extreme music genre boundaries, the label’s vast juggernaut of a roster containing top-tier acts from all realms and scenes of the underground, and now continues this tradition with the new induction of mysterious entity, DEAD IN THE MANGER. [More…]

RIVERS OF NIHIL Confirms Tour Dates Leading Up To The Best In Brutality Tour + SXSW; New Drummer Announced – Pennsylvania death metal assassins, RIVERS OF NIHIL, have announced a handful of live assaults leading up to their appearance on The Best In Brutality Tour with Broken Hope, Oceano, Fallujah, and Kublai Khan. [More…]

NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL: New Round Of 2014 Lineup Additions Includes Sam Black Church – The latest round of additions to the continually-expanding lineup for 2014’s installment of the long-running NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL has been disclosed, including one of this year’s fest highlights; Massachusetts’ own ’90s hardcore punk legends, Sam Black Church [More…]

ALTERBEAST Premieres New Track Of Torment At Gear Gods; Band To Drop Debilitating New Full-Length Next Month – The musical assassins at Gear Gods today unleash the latest track of technical tenacity and demonical debauchery from Sacramento death metal ogres, ALTERBEAST. [More…]

TAURUS: Psychedelic Doom Duo Set To Unleash New Full-Length – Preorders Available; Band To Bring Their Audio Explorations Overseas – Portland-based psychedelic doom/drone duo, TAURUS, featuring Stevie Floyd of Dark Castle and Ashley Spungin, formerly of Purple Rhinestone Eagle/Negative Queen, are pleasured to unveil the details of their forthcoming new full-length, No/Thing. [More…]

ASS TO MOUTH: HeavyBlogIsHeavy Leaks Track From Polish Grindcore Sickos – As their raging Degenerate full-length is less than two weeks from dropping upon the public, Wroclaw, Poland’s maniacs, ASS TO MOUTH, pump out another dose of alcohol-infused XXX grindcore. [More…]

BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME Releases Mini Video In Anticipation Of Upcoming Headlining TourBETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME will be returning to the road in 2014 with a headlining tour of North America. [More…]

SECRETS OF THE SKY: Oakland Progressive/Doom Act Confirms West Coast Spring Tour – Following a brief silence after touring the West Coast through the latter half of 2013 in support of their debut album, To Sail Black Waters, Oakland-based SECRETS OF THE SKY, has been extremely busy locking down several new tours for the first half of the year. [More…]

SHIN TO SHIN: Debut LP By Ex-Integrity/In Cold Blood Guitarist Out Now On A389 – The self-titled debut LP from SHIN TO SHIN, the project conceived and executed by In Cold Blood/ex-Integrity guitarist Aaron Melnick, is out today on A389 Recordings. [More…]

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A STORM OF LIGHT – AMON AMARTH – ANAGNORISIS – BATTLECROSS – BEHEMOTH – BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME – BEYOND THE SHORE – THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER – BRUTAL TRUTH – CATTLE DECAPITATION – CORRECTIONS HOUSE – CRIPPLE BASTARDS – EARTH – EAST OF THE WALL – EL DRUGSTORE – EXHUMED – FALLUJAH – FULL OF HELL – GOATWHORE – GODHUNTER – IMMORTAL BIRD – INDIAN – INTER ARMA – THE KENNEDY VEIL – NEUROSIS – NOISEM – THE OCEAN – ORBWEAVER – PENTAGRAM –PRIMITIVE MAN – PYRRHON – RABBITS – RIVERS OF NIHIL – SAMOTHRACE – SECRETS OF THE SKY – SHAI HULUD – SIX FEET UNDER – SONS OF TONATIUH – STONEBURNER – TOWERS – TOXIC HOLOCAUST – TYR – ULCERATE – WHITECHAPEL – XIBALBA – YAUTJA

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