EARSPLIT PR: Roundup From The Compound – February 3, 2014

ENABLER And COP PROBLEM Added To New England Metal & Hardcore Fest – Milwaukee’s morose hardcore/punk outfit, ENABLER, and Philly’s activism-driven hardcore d-beaters, COP PROBLEM, have both been added to the opening night of this year’s installment of the massive New England Metal & Hardcore Festival, with a regional run of live dates being locked down flanking the gathering. [More…]

DESCEND INTO DESPAIR With These Suicidal Romanians – In honor of GrimKim’s takeover of MetalSucks, the mega portal is currently streaming the demo versions of The Bearer of All Storms, from Romanian funeral doomers, DESCEND INTO DESPRAIR. [more…]

CAULDRON BLACK RAM: South Australia Doom Pirates Raid 20 Buck Spin Roster For New LP – The crude horde that be the CAULDRON BLACK RAM emerge yet once more from wat’ry tomb to besiege hapless poseurs and put to manacles weak would be picaroons. [More…]

WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM Reveal Details On New Recordings – Following the November release of their BBC Session 2011 Anno Domini two-track live 12″ via Southern Lord, new recordings from WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM have been confirmed for a 2014 release. [More…]

EARTH Announces Midwest US Spring Tour Including Big Ears & Mission Creek Festivals; Band Currently Working On New Material – Seattle’s purveyors of monolithic minimalist rock, EARTH, have confirmed their first live actions for 2014 and the initial murmurs of a new LP. [More…]

THIS WILL DESTROY YOU: Texas Eclectic Instrumentalists Announce March Tour – Texas instrumental collective, THIS WILL DESTROY YOU, will take to the streets this Spring with a short run of live excursions. [More…]

TÝR Gearing Up For North American Tour With Children Of BodomTÝR will be joining Children of Bodom on their Halo Of Blood Over North America tour in early 2014. [More…]

Tankcrimes Records Announces BRAINSQUEEZE II Fest! – The instigators at Oakland’s Tankcrimes Records are pleased to announce details of this year’s BRAINSQUEEZE II Fest! [More…]

STONEBURNER: Portland Sludge Slingers Reveal Album Details – Portland sludge slingers and recent Neurot family additions, STONEBURNER, are readying to unleash their forthcoming new full-length, Life Drawing. [More…]

BEYOND THE SHORE Set To Tour North America With Headliners Arsonists Get All The Girls – Lexington, Kentucky’s BEYOND THE SHORE are pleased to announce they will be out on the road this February with Santa Cruz, California’s progressive experimental band Arsonists Get All The Girls, The Last Ten Second Of Life (starting 3/12), and Seeker. [More…]

WARFATHER: Entire Debut Album From Ex-Morbid Angel Frontman Now Playing At Revolver – The debut release from ex-Morbid Angel bassist/vocalist Steve Tucker’s endtime death metal outfit, WARFATHER, is upon the masses, as Greyhaze Records released the mighty Orchestrating The Apocalypse on January 21st in North America, and its February 24th European release is closing in. [More…]

CRIPPLE BASTARDS: Italian Hardcore/Grind Squad Releases New Track Via Decibel Magazine – In less than three weeks, longtime Italian hardcore terrorists, CRIPPLE BASTARDS, will disburse their harsh new LP, Nero In Metastasi, upon the masses via Relapse. [More…]

HOMEWRECKER Releases Video For New Demo Track – Northeastern Ohio’s HOMEWRECKER has just released a video for “Skin The Pig,” a brand new demo track the band recently recorded with their newly revamped lineup. [More…]

YAUTJA: Next Phase Of Pre-Release Warfare Hosted By Invisible Oranges – In the ongoing pre-release shock-and-awe style disbursement of audio from Songs Of Descent¸ the debut LP from Nashville trio, YAUTJA, another new track is fired into the population. [More…]

INDIAN: Chicago Blackened Doom Bringers Unleash Scathing New Video For “Rhetoric Of No” – Today Metal Injection, in cooperation with blackened doom bringers, INDIAN, premiere a brand new visual atrocity in the form of “Rhetoric Of No.” [More…]

A STORM OF LIGHT: New York Metal Alchemists Announce Long-Anticipated Live Dates! – The sound manipulators of New York’s favorite metal alchemists, A STORM OF LIGHT, are very pleased to announce a long-anticipated run of live excursions beginning with a string of US shows next month. [More…]

YOUTH FORGOTTEN: Debut Full-Length Now Available; Full Album Streaming At Revolver Magazine – Revolver Magazine is streaming the entire debut full-length from Cleveland quintet YOUTH FORGOTTEN, Ghost Of A Fallen Empire, as the band releases the album into the public today. [More…]

THE WOUNDED KINGS: Revolver Magazine Premieres “The Silence” – UK doom conjurers, THE WOUNDED KINGS, in association with Revolver Magazine, offer up another taste of bottom-heavy brilliance with “The Silence.” [More…]

TOWERS: New Noise From Punishing Duo Creeping Folks Out Via Cvlt Nation – “Hell” is here, as the opening track to the second LP from Portland’s apocalyptic bass-and-drums duo TOWERS, II, is now audible at the Cvlt Nation portal. [More…]

THE SOCKS: Psychedelic Fuzz Rock Collective Premieres New Track Via The Obelisk – The riff wranglers at The Obelisk, who are celebrating their fifth year of apex underground rock coverage, offer up an exclusive premiere of “Gypsy Lady” from French psychedelic fuzz rock collective and recent Small Stone signees, THE SOCKS! [More…]

THE BELLICOSE MINDS: Seminal Release From Portland Goth/Punks Reissued Via A389; Noisey Streaming Entire LP – As A389 Recordings prepares for the official remastered reissue of The Buzz Or Howl Sessions – the out-of-print 2009-released recordings from Portland, Oregon’s THE BELLICOSE MINDS – Noisey is now streaming the record. [More…]

Contact liz@earsplitcompound.com or dave@earsplitcompound.com for interviews with the above bands, or with the 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.

AMON AMARTH – A STORM OF LIGHT – BATTLECROSS – BEHEMOTH – BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME – BEYOND THE SHORE – THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER – CALL OF THE VOID – CATTLE DECAPITATION – CORRECTIONS HOUSE – CRIPPLE BASTARDS – EARTH – EAST OF THE WALL – EL DRUGSTORE – EXHUMED – FULL OF HELL – GOATWHORE – IMMORTAL BIRD – INDIAN – INTER ARMA – THE KENNEDY VEIL – MAMMOTH GRINDER – NEUROSIS – NOISEM – THE OCEAN – ORBWEAVER – PENTAGRAM –PRIMITIVE MAN – RABBITS – SAMOTHRACE – SHAI HULUD – SIX FEET UNDER – SONS OF TONATIUH – STONEBURNER – TOWERS – TOXIC HOLOCAUST – TYR – XIBALBA – YAUTJA – YOUTH FORGOTTEN – WHITECHAPEL

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