EARSPLIT PR: Roundup From The Compound – January 27, 2014

CULTED: Oblique To All Paths Streaming In Full At Cvlt Nation – Today the henchmen at Cvlt Nation bring you Oblique To All Paths – the latest full length from blackened doom conjurors, CULTED – in its entirety! [More…]

NEW ENGLAND METAL AND HARDCORE FEST Welcomes The Metal Alliance Tour; Initial Day-To-Day Lineups Announced – More Bands To Be Confirmed! – The NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL is pleased to officially welcome The Metal Alliance Tour to its already punishing three-day assault. [More…]

THE KENNEDY VEIL: Full Album From California Death Metal Assassins Now Streaming At This Is Not A Scene; Band Announces Decimating The West Spring Tour – In celebration of its official unveiling tomorrow and following previous track premieres with Revolver and Stereokiller, today This Is Not A Scene is streaming Trinity Of Falsehood, the forthcoming new full-length from Sacramento death metal assassins, THE KENNEDY VEIL, in its entirety! [More…]

PENTAGRAM: Legendary Cult Rockers Announce West Cost Tour With Radio Moscow And Kings Destroy, Longtime Guitarist Victor Griffin Rejoins The Band For Tour And Next Studio Album – It’s with expected elation that Victor Griffin returns to PENTAGRAM for live shows and new studio album. [More…]

TODAY IS THE DAY: Tenth LP Set For Mid-2014 Release – Visionary metal act, TODAY IS THE DAY, has confirmed a new lineup, as two new trusted assassins have been engaged to forge the band’s tenth studio full-length, which is fully written and already coming to fruition. [More…]

INTER ARMA: American Tour With Russian Circles & KEN Mode Nears; European Dates With Indian & Windhand Confirmed – In another brand new tour update, Richmond, Virginia’s tour-incessant tonal decimation crew, INTER ARMA, announces the confirmation of their maiden European trek, now set to take place just after their already looming US tour with Russian Circles and KEN Mode, which is less than two weeks from embarking. [More…]

IHATE: Six Feet Under Vocalist Launches Vicious New Death Metal Project; Preview Track Posted + Special Pledge Music Preorder Packages Now Available – Six Feet Under founding throat/death metal icon, Chris Barnes, is pleased to bring fans his latest work of sonic deviance in the form of the fittingly christened, IHATE. [More…]

PROSTITUTE DISFIGUREMENT Premieres New Lyric Video At MetalSucks – Dutch death metal menaces, PROSTITUTE DISFIGUREMENT, in conjunction with the evil-breeders at MetalSucks, are pleased to unveil a new paean of punishment in the form of their latest lyric video for “Glorify Through Cyanide.” [More…]

DESCEND INTO DESPAIR: Romanian Funeral Doom Collective To Release New Long Player Via Domestic Genocide: New Hymn Now Playing – Romanian funeral doom collective, DESCEND INTO DESPAIR, is pleased to join the eccentric Domestic Genocide roster for the release of their forthcoming full-length, The Bearer Of All Storms. [More…]

SUNN O))) & ULVER: Full Collaborative LP Artwork Revealed Terrestrials Preorders Available – Having already revealed, with words from the creators themselves, the story of how the impending collaborative Terrestrials LP from SUNN O))) and ULVER was conceptualized and created, the other vital components of the recording and the full LP artwork have been released. [More…]

KRISTIAN HARTING: New Single From Electronic/Acoustic Soloist’s Debut LP Playing At BrooklynVegan – Inspired by sufi-music, mali-blues, Western low-fi pop and avant-garde, Danish-born KRISTIAN HARTING crafts his own auditory portrayals of life’s pitfalls and rebirths through tales that are coarse and sometimes bizarre and are all yet strikingly melodious, culminating in diverse electronic and acoustic trips. [More…]

EAST OF THE WALL Announces Co-Headlining U.S. Tour With Diamond Plate – New Jersey progressive metallers EAST OF THE WALL have confirmed a co-headlining US tour with Chicago metal trio Diamond Plate. [More…]

BEHEMOTH To Headline Metal Alliance Tour 2014BEHEMOTH is proud to announce that they will be returning to North America this Spring as part of the Metal Alliance Tour 2014! [More…]

NEAR DEATH CONDITION: Swiss Extreme Death Metal Manglers To Unleash New Full-Length; Artwork + Track Listing Revealed – Swiss extreme metal manglers, NEAR DEATH CONDITION, are readying to unleash their sophomore full-length for Unique Leader Records. [More…]

GOATWHORE Confirm Metal Alliance Tour; Enter Studio With Erik RutanGOATWHORE will be on tour this April as part of the Metal Alliance Tour 2014! [More…]

BATTLECROSS To Hit The Road This March With Protest The Hero – Detroit, Michigan-based metallers BATTLECROSS will be joining Canada’s Protest The Hero as direct support on the band’s spring US tour, set to commence March 1st in Buffalo. [More…]

THE OCEAN Announce Co-Headlining US Tour With Scale The SummitTHE OCEAN will be returning to North America in 2014 for a co-headline run with Prosthetic Recording artists Scale the Summit. [More…]

DIVINE CIRCLES: Pitchfork Premieres New Track From USX String Contortionist’s Solo Debut – Today Pitchfork kicks off your weekend in style with a premiere of “Midwest” from DIVINE CIRCLES’ debut offering, Oblivion Songs. [More…]

YAUTJA Unloads New Thunder Via Noisey – Nashville-based trio, YAUTJA, formed by members of Coliseum, Gnarwhal and Nameless Cults, will blast their Songs Of Descent debut into the public in less than three weeks, as Forcefield Records prepares to leak the LP to the population on February 11th. [More…]

TOWERS: Eolian Empire Gets Second LP By Apocalyptic Bass-And-Drums Duo Ready To Rage – The second LP from Portland’s apocalyptic bass-and-drums duo TOWERS, aptly titled II, will be released next month as part of Eolian Empire’s continuing mission to foist the great unwashed Portland heavy underground on a now suspecting public. [More…]

YOUTH FORGOTTEN Releases Debut Album’s Opening Track Via New Noise Magazine – Cleveland-based YOUTH FORGOTTEN will uncage their riotous debut full-length, Ghost Of A Fallen Empire, on January 31st as a proudly self-financed DIY production. [More…]

CALL OF THE VOID: Denver Riff Manglers Kick Off Winter Tour – The Denver riff manglers in CALL OF THE VOID are readying to kick off their Winter stampede of live brawls alongside Long Beach punks, The Greenery. [More…]

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

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