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

ENABLER Locks Tour To New England Metal & Hardcore Fest, Announces New Drummer And Album – After several months off the grid, metallic punk radicals, ENABLER, now pledge full-on annihilation in 2014, today announcing their revamped lineup, a plethora of upcoming live actions, and the completion of their highly anticipated second LP. [More…]

THE DRIP: Seattle Grindcore Squad Signs With Relapse; Track Released – Relapse Records this week confirms the label signing of blistering grindcore quartet, THE DRIP, releasing an arsenal of details on the band’s debut recording for the label. [More…]

ANAGNORISIS: Winter Live Incursion Begins This Week; Band Marks 100th Show – Louisville’s infectious black metal contingent, ANAGNORISIS, begins their latest live incursion this Thursday, March 6th with a hometown performance, with eight more cities lined-up behind the kickoff show. [More…]

PRIZEHOG: Third LP From Celestial Space Sludge Trio Streaming At The Obelisk – Portland’s celestial space sludge trio, PRIZEHOG this week celebrates the release of their mammoth third full-length as outsider horde, Eolian Empire, unveils the supernova of creativity that is Re-Unvent the Whool. [More…]

FUCKED UP: Canadian Hardcore Punk Perpetrators To Release Sixth Installment Of The Zodiac Series Via Tankcrimes; Band To Take Over SXSW + Brainsqueeze Fest – Long running Canadian hardcore punk perpetrators, FUCKED UP, will discharge the sixth installment of the “Zodiac Series” with Year Of The Dragon this Spring. [More…]

NORTH: Arizona Post Sludge Metal Collective Reveal New Track From Upcoming EP; Preorders Available – Following the recent announcement of Metanoia, the forthcoming 12″ EP from dusty post-sludge metal collective, NORTH, Cvlt Nation offers up a taste of its desolately rich and reverbed explosiveness with “Hiraeth.” [More…]

ILSA & SEVEN SISTERS OF SLEEP Confirm Northeastern US Tour – Following the 2013 split release between the two acts, A389 Recordings this week announces a short Northeastern US tour with a duo of priority acts from the label’s mighty roster; Washington DC’s ILSA and Southern California’s SEVEN SISTERS OF SLEEP. [More…]

THE SOCKS: Psychedelic Fuzz Rock Merchants Premiere “Electric War” At Heavy Planet; Release Of Forthcoming LP Draws Near – With the release of their self-titled debut full-length now just two weeks away, French fuzz rock merchants, THE SOCKS, in cooperation with the volume dealers at HeavyPlanet, are pleased to tease another new track with “Electric War.” [More…]

RUN WITH THE HUNTED: Arizona Punk/Hardcore Assault To Release Fourth Full-Length Via Panic Records + Teaser Video Posted; Band To Embark On Short Run Of Live Takeovers – Arizona punk/hardcore assault, RUN WITH THE HUNTED, are pleased to announce the release of their long-awaited new full-length. [More…]

OBLITERATIONS: Tour To Brutalize SXSW Begins Today; Band To Record At Studio 606 – Cali punks, OBLITERATIONS, hit the road this week on their way to brutalize SXSW 2014 with a rash of performances exposing the public to seventeen brand new tracks during the trek, in preparation for their upcoming recording for Southern Lord. [More…]

OBSEQUIAE: 20 Buck Spin Confirms Vinyl Release Of Debut Album And New LP From Minnesota Outfit – 20 Buck Spin is proud to announce the signing of American metal outfit, OBSEQUIAE. Hailing from the great Northern end of Minnesota, the band creates a unique, organic blend of dark, melodic black and death metal infused with traditional medieval music. [More…]

KING PARROT: Australian Thrash Grind Unit Kicks Off North American Tour; Band To Raze SXSW – Melbourne thrash grind unit, KING PARROT, will be leveling North America on a near-six-week run of live assaults. [More…]

Tankcrimes Releases Free Brainsqueeze II Compilation Featuring New Tracks From Municipal Waste, Fucked Up And More! – In honor of their upcoming Brainsqueeze II Fest, the volume-gremlins at Oakland-based Tankcrimes Records are pleased to offer up the fabulously fest-centric Have You Seen My Mind compilation. [More…]

Second Installment Of Cvlt Nation’s Compilation Series Now Playing With BLACK SABBATH’s Master Of Reality – To close out their third anniversary this week, CVLT Nation is proud to present the second in a series of covers compilations dubbed The CVLT Nation Sessions with BLACK SABBATH‘s seminal album, Master Of Reality. [More…]

CLOAK OF ALTERING: Crucial Blast Confirms Impending Album From Dutch Avant-Metal Madman, Mories – The head of audio dismemberment at Crucial Blast has proclaimed an agreement with CLOAK OF ALTERING, signing on for the release of the project’s third full-length exploration into sonic depravity, Plague Beasts. [More…]

GREY SKIES FALLEN: No Clean Singing Premieres New Track From NYC-Area Dark Metal Act – As New York City-area-based black/death metal quintet, GREY SKIES FALLEN, prepares to release their The Many Sides of Truth LP late this April, the band today releases the album’s opening track, “Ritual Of The Exiter.” [More…]

IRON REAGAN Signs To Relapse Records; Recording Underway + US Tour To Commence This Sunday – Relapse Records is extremely proud to announce the signing of Richmond, Virginia hardcore thrash supergroup, IRON REAGAN. [More…]

NIGHTFELL: Portland Outfit Featuring Members Of His Hero Is Gone and Aldebaran To Release Debut Album – Southern Lord confirms the impending release of The Living Ever Mourn, the debut LP from Portland-based group, NIGHTFELL. [More…]

GIGAN: Exploratory Tech Metal Ambassadors Announce Ceremonies And Hallucinations Tour 2014 – Exploratory tech metal ambassadors, GIGAN, will take to the streets this May for another rash of live rituals. [More…]

FULL OF HELL Announces April Tour With Column Of Heaven & Record Store Day Split With Psywarfare – The invincible, noiseblasting killing machine, FULL OF HELL, this week confirms a pair of impending offensives upon the humans, including new tour actions and new studio documentation of their tactics. [More…]

NATE HALL: Ode To Townes Van Zandt Available For Free Download – The second installment of tribute albums to late American singer/songwriter, Songs Of Townes Van Zandt Vol II, has been released this week, as today, March 7th, marks the hero’s birthday. [More…]

LO-PAN: Ohio Riff Rock Perpetrators Enter Studio Next Month; Band Unites With Tone Deaf Touring – Live Takeovers Announced – Ohio riff rock perpetrators LO-PAN, will enter Translator Audio in Brooklyn, New York next month to record their forthcoming new full-length for amplification station, Small Stone Recordings. [More…]

BENEATH: Icelandic Deathsquad To Release Second Album Via Unique Leader – In a few short weeks, Reykjavik, Iceland-based death metal squadron, BENEATH, will unleash the hellstorm that is their daunting sophomore full-length, The Barren Throne, once again through Unique Leader Records. [More…]

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