EARSPLIT PR: Roundup From The Compound – January 12, 2015

Metal Grasshopper: Episode 6, “A New Level Of Courtesy And Power,” Starring Down’s Philip H. Anselmo + Comedian Dave Hill Now Playing At Metal Injection – As the Metal Grasshopper series draws to a fucking dramatic and monumental close, the final episode finds metal god, Philip H. Anselmo, and delusional manchild, Dave Hill, mending their often tumultuous relationship before Hill is released back into the wild (or at least the end of Anselmo’s driveway). [MORE]

IN DEFENCE: Twin Cities Crossover Henchmen Complete Recording Of Fourth LP; Band Schedules February Southern US Tour – Twin Cities mosh purveyors, IN DEFENCE, have just wrapped up the mayhem-infiltrated recording process of the act’s fourth full-length for unveiling by mid-2015, and being the road hounds they are, have already booked a full Southern US tour in advance of its release. [MORE]

GODHUNTER & AMIGO THE DEVIL Release Cover Of Nirvana’s “Something In The Way” From Collaborative EP Via Noisey; Preorders Posted – The Compound and Battleground Records are preparing for the early 2015 release of The Outer Dark, a collaborative 7″ from Tucson’s GODHUNTER and Miami’s AMIGO THE DEVIL, and have partnered with Noisey to premiere the collective’s homage to Nirvana with the B-side cover of “Something In The Way.” [MORE]

BROTHERS OF THE SONIC CLOTH: Seattle Doom Weavers Featuring Tad Doyle Reveal Second Video Teaser – As Neurot Recordings prepares the debut LP from BROTHERS OF THE SONIC CLOTH for release, a five-minute video teaser has been released. [MORE]

OPUL: Stereokiller Premieres Track From New Solo EP By East Of The Wall Guitarist Matt Lupo This week, East Of The Wall guitarist Matt Lupo will release the most ambitious recordings to date from his solo outfit, OPUL, through his latest EP, Levels, and in advance, Stereokiller.com has released the track “Presence.” [MORE]

FULGORA: Grindcore/Death Legion Featuring Members Of Pig Destroyer, Misery Index & Agoraphobic Nosebleed Premieres New Video Clip At Metal Injection – Boasting members of Pig Destroyer, Misery Index and Agoraphobic Nosebleed, FULGORA is a nihilistic grindcore/death collective devising violent hymns of audio destruction. Melding death, grind and hardcore-laden, vulturine vocal incursions, the band’s sadistic output is the sound of a world gone rotten with apathy, disease and decay. Featuring a torrent of alarming religious imagery compiled by LaMew, witness the audio/visual horrors of the “Meridian” video courtesy of Metal Injection… [MORE]

EXHUMED: Gore Metal Tacticians Stream “New” Requiem Of Repugnance At Revolver; North American Live Takeover With Napalm Death + Voivod Draws Near – With the re-unveiling of EXHUMED‘s now-iconic debut full-length, Gore Metal: A Necrospective 1998 – 2015, now just one month away, today the gatekeepers at Revolver Magazine are delighted to decimate ear holes with a renovated version of longtime EXHUMED live favorite, “Limb From Limb.” [MORE]

MAID MYRIAD Confirms New Northeastern US Tour Dates In Support Of Debut LP – Akron, Ohio’s MAID MYRIAD continues to book new live performances supporting their engaging debut LP, With Haste On Its Breath, with a new string of Northeastern US tour dates this Winter. [MORE]

KARMA TO BURN: Instrumental Stoner Rock Icons Kick Off Mammoth 2015 North American Tour; New Live Video Now Playing At Decibel – West Virginia’s favorite instrumental stoner rock perpetrators, KARMA TO BURN, have kicked off a monolithic live adventure and released a new live video… [MORE]

SOURVEIN: Cape Fear Sludge Saviors Begin Tracking New Full-Length; Guest Collaboration With Amebix’s “Stig” Miller Confirmed – Long-running Cape Fear sludge saviors, SOURVEIN, are currently holed-up at SSP Studio in Raleigh, North Carolina with Corrosion Of Conformity bassist/vocalist Mike Dean at the recording helm tracking their forthcoming new full-length, Aquatic Occult, Slated for release later this year via Metal Blade Records… [MORE]

EAST OF THE WALL: Nick Drake Cover Track From Split 7-Inch With Cryptodira Playing At Vice Magazine – New Jersey’s EAST OF THE WALL will release a split 7″ with Cryptodira next week, and today the band’s cover of Nick Drake’s “River Man” is playing at Vice Magazine. [MORE]

NERVECELL: Dubai-Based Death/Thrash Collective Releases Exclusive Track-By-Track Video Commentary Via Revolver Magazine – With the re-release of their Psychogenocide full-length now just three weeks away, Dubai-based death/thrash collective, NERVECELL, has unleashed an exclusive track-by-track video commentary via Revolver Magazine. [MORE]

SPOOK THE HORSES: Vice Magazine Debuts Single From New Zealand-Based Quintet – As New Zealand’s three-guitar sextet, SPOOK THE HORSES, prepares their sophomore LP, Rainmaker, for release in less than a month, global media outlet, Vice Magazine, has released a new single from the textured post-doom/hardcore opus. [MORE]

MOUNTAIN OF WIZARD: New Orleans Instrumental Riff Conjurors Continue Tour With High On Fire – New Orleans instrumental riff conjurors, MOUNTAIN OF WIZARD – who feature within their ranks members of EyeHateGod, Classhole and Mystick Krewe Of Clearlight – continue their short Northeast US run of live rituals supporting amplification kings, High On Fire. [MORE]

ABSTRACTER Releases Track From Wound Empire Via Cvlt Nation – With Oakland, California-based ABSTRACTER‘s second full-length, Wound Empire, nearing release in early February, an ominous foretaste of the album’s wretchedness has been leaked via music and arts webzine, Cvlt Nation. [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 – ARMORED SAINT – BEHEMOTH – BLACK BREATH – CANNIBAL CORPSE – DISCOURSE – DOWNFALL OF GAIA – DRAGONFORCE – THE DRIP – EARTH – ENSIFERUM – EXHUMED – EYEHATEGOD – FALLUJAH – FUCKING INVINCIBLE – GNAW THEIR TONGUES – GOATSNAKE – GOATWHORE – IN DEFENCE – IN THE COMPANY OF SERPENTS – THE INSPECTOR CLUZO – KARMA TO BURN – MAID MYRIAD – MEATWOUND – MOUNTAIN OF WIZARD – NEUROSIS – POWER TRIP – POWERED WIG MACHINE – PRIMORDIAL – REVOCATION – UFOMAMMUT – WOLVHAMMER – XIBALBA – YOB – ZEX

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