EARSPLIT PR: Roundup From The Compound – March 24, 2014

COP PROBLEM: Vinyl Preorders Of New EP Available From The Compound; NEMHF Tour With Enabler Confirmed – South Philly punk/hardcore activists, COP PROBLEM, are becoming an underground powerhouse, through the releasing of prime material, diehard DIY touring, and their willingness to support socio-political and environmental causes and animal rights. [More…]

GODHUNTER Tour With Secrets Of The Sky Confirmed; City Of Dust LP Preorders Available – Following the triumphant CD/digital release of GODHUNTER‘s dynamic debut full-length, City Of Dust, today preorders for the deluxe vinyl edition of the album have been posted, in addition to the band’s next bout of widespread touring in support of the album. [More…]

THE SOCKS: New Album Streaming In Full Courtesy Of Decibel Magazine – In celebration of its official release tomorrow and following previous teasers from Cvlt Nation, The Obelisk and Heavy Planet, today Decibel Magazine is currently streaming the self-titled full-length from French psychedelic fuzz rock rippers, THE SOCKS, in its entirety! [More…]

VANHELGD: 20 Buck Spin Locks Third LP From Swedish Death Metal Quartet For North American Release – Sweden’s contemporary death metal tyrants, VANHELGD, have completed their third crushing full-length release and are preparing to inflict their smoldering, riff-fueled warfare upon the religious sects of the human population this May. [More…]

TOXIC HOLOCAUST Announces Deluxe Vinyl Reissues; European Tour With Exhumed Underway + Band To Takeover Australia And New Zealand With Skeletonwitch Next Month – In celebration of their ongoing global conquest with Exhumed and Skeletonwitch, Relapse Records will be reissuing three long out-of-print LPs from Portland, Oregon thrash metal merchants, TOXIC HOLOCAUST. [More…]

KRISTIAN HARTING Releases Official Video From Debut Album – Out now worldwide on Germany’s experimental gem excavators Exile On Mainstream is the eclectic electronic/acoustic audio trek entitled, Float, the debut album from Danish-born solo artist, KRISTIAN HARTING. [More…]

PYRRHON: Investigational Death Metal Merchants Premiere New Hymn Via Vice/Noisey; Band Wraps Up US Takeover – With the official unleashing of PYRRHON‘s The Mother Of Virtues now just two weeks away, today Vice/Noisey is waging war on the ears of the willing with “Invisible Injury.” [More…]

INTEGRITY Split 7-Inch With VEGAS Confirmed For A389 Record Store Day Series – A389 Recordings has confirmed a split 7″ with new noise from INTEGRITY and VEGAS, another in the series of split releases in production for this year’s Record Store Day, joining the previously announced Full Of Hell/Psywarfare and Noisem/Occultist shared platters. [More…]

LALU: French Composer Announces Roland Endorsement; New Album In The Works – French progressive metal keyboardist and composer, VIVIEN LALU, is ecstatic to announce his new official sponsorship by Roland Keyboards. [More…]

CORRECTIONS HOUSE: Debut London Show Imminent – Following the release of their debut full-length, Last City Zero, CORRECTIONS HOUSE – the collective musical extractions of Mike IX Williams (Eyehategod), Scott Kelly (Neurosis), Bruce Lamont (Yakuza), Sanford Parker (Minsk) and their minister of propaganda, Seward Fairbury – will be leveling the UK on April 12th for a single London show following their appearance at this year’s Roadburn Festival. [More…]

KING PARROT: Australian Thrash Grind Assassins Level SXSW; March Through North America Continues – Melbourne thrash grind assassins, KING PARROT, successfully leveled SXSW with five scathing performances, including an appearance at this year’s Tone Deaf Touring Showcase featuring Spirit Caravan, Iron Reagan, Pilgrim and more. [More…]

T.O.M.B.: Select Rare Works From Black/Industrial Metal Cult Now Playing – As Crucial Blast prepares for the disbursement of the Pennhurst / Xesse obscure works collection from black/industrial metal cult, T.O.M.B., several selections from the ominous release have been posted. [More…]

NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL: Darkest Hour Added To 2014 Lineup – Beyond the incredibly diverse roster of bands already confirmed to play the sixteenth edition of the NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL in just four weeks, the promoters of the event are proud to announce the addition of longtime US metalcore dynamos, Darkest Hour to the lineup for this year’s festivities. [More…]

STONEBURNER Premieres New Psalm Via The Portland Mercury; Release Of Life Drawing Draws Near – Today, the sludge conjurors in STONEBURNER are pleased to slash your face with their newest psalm of sonic severity, “Some Can.” [More…]

PILGRIM: Rhode Island Doom Trio Unveils New Tune Via Noisey; Spirit Caravan Tour Underway – As the release of II: Void Worship, the new full-length from Rhode Island volume assassins, PILGRIM, draws near, today Noisey offers up second track, “Master’s Chamber,” for mass consumption. [More…]

SASQUATCH: Los Angeles Rock Hellions Premiere New Video At Revolver; European Spring Tour Confirmed – Today, Los Angeles rockers, SASQUATCH, unveil their first official video ever for the track “Smoke Signal.” [More…]

DREAD SOVEREIGN: Full Debut LP From True Doom Trio Streaming At The ObeliskAll Hell’s Martyrs, the epic and harrowing premiere full-length release from Irish true doom trio, DREAD SOVEREIGN, is set for release this Friday, March 21st worldwide by Germany’s cult label, Ván Records. [More…]

TÝR Honored At The Faroese Music Awards; Tour With Children Of Bodom ContinuesTÝR has been honored in their homeland with three awards at this year’s Faroese Music Awards festivities. [More…]

CRADLE OF FILTH: Track From Total Fucking Darkness Demo Now Playing At Revolver; Preorders Available – In celebration of its forthcoming release, today the crypt keepers at Revolver spew forth “Unbridled At Dusk” from Total Fucking Darkness, the infamous third demo from notorious UK extreme metal legion, CRADLE OF FILTH. [More…]

BLOODLET: A389 To Issue 1995 WFMU Radio Session With Unreleased Track For Record Store Day – Following initial announcements on three exclusive titles for Record Store Day 2014 – splits from Full Of Hell/Psywarfare, Noisem/Occultist and Integrity/Vegas – A389 Recordings confirms one more special platter for release that day, in the form of a full BLOODLET radio set from the mid 1990’s. [More…]

DEAD IN THE MANGER: No Clean Singing Unveils First Public Execution From Obscure Black/Grind Act – Just several weeks after the first public knowledge of new blackened grind act DEAD IN THE MANGER was released via 20 Buck Spin, this week the first pummeling audio from this obscure act is now playing. [More…]

THE DRIP: Recent Relapse Signees Unload New Track At Lambgoat – Washington grindblasters, THE DRIP, have delivered another dosage of their rampaging tactics with the release of “Siren.” [More…]

SECRETS OF THE SKY: Headlining West Coast Tour Begin; Tour With Godhunter Confirmed – Oakland-based sextet, SECRETS OF THE SKY, will begin their next West Coast trek in just one week, followed by another tour of the coast just several weeks later. [More…]

FOSSILS And BEEHOOVER: The Bass & Drum Mayhem & Doom Tour DK 2014 Confirmed – The two bass and drum based rock-duos, Danish FOSSILS and German BEEHOOVER, join up for three May dates in Denmark under the name of The Bass & Drum Mayhem & Doom Tour DK 2014. [More…]

BENEATH: New Lyric Video From Icelandic Death Dealers Skinning Ear Holes At No Clean Singing; Preorder Packages Available – Celebrate your Friday with the scalding sounds of “Chalice,” the latest canticle of cruelty from Iceland-based death metal miscreants, BENEATH. [More…]

TIDAL ARMS: New York Noise Rock Ensemble Announces Live Performances – Following a winter dormancy, Brooklyn noise rock ensemble, TIDAL ARMS, will bring their eclectic energy to the stage for a short run of live tri-state shows this weekend including a performance with post noise enthusiasts, Rosetta, and ambient rock perpetrators, So Hideous. [More…]

KING PARROT: Australian Thrash Grind Miscreants Announce Additional North American Tour Dates – After dismantling California and laying waste to the ears and eyes of talent scouts at SXSW, Australian thrash grind miscreants, KING PARROT, have added more dates to their already extensive North American tour this March and April. [More…]

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A STORM OF LIGHT – BAPTISTS – BATTLECROSS – BEHEMOTH –BEYOND THE SHORE – THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER – BL’AST – BRUTAL TRUTH – BUIOINGOLA – COFFINS – COP PROBLEM – CORRECTIONS HOUSE – CRIPPLE BASTARDS – DARSOMBRA – DIE CHOKING – DON JAMIESON – DREAD SOVEREIGN – THE DRIP – EARTH – EAST OF THE WALL – ENABLER – EPISTASIS – EXHUMED – FALLUJAH – FUCKED UP – FULL OF HELL – GHOUL – GOATWHORE – GODHUNTER – ILSA – INDIAN – INTER ARMA – IRON REAGAN –KING PARROT – KRISTIAN HARTING – LO-PAN – NAILS – NEUROSIS – NOISEM – NORTH –THE OCEAN – PILGRIM – PRIMITIVE MAN – PYRRHON – RIVERS OF NIHIL –SAINT VITUS – SAMOTHRACE – SASQUATCH – SECRETS OF THE SKY – SEVEN SISTERS OF SLEEP – SIX FEET UNDER – THE SOCKS – TOXIC HOLOCAUST – TYR – ULCERATE – WHITECHAPEL – YAUTJA

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