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

BULBUL: Circuit-Melting Austrian Maniacs Return With New LP; Track Now Playing – Austria’s BULBUL, perpetrators of the most exceedingly unique, solidly nonconformist, and bluntly odd acts one could conceive encountering, will close a six-year gap since their last LP with the release of their hedonistic Hirn Fein Hacken via Exile On Mainstream this Spring. [More…]

GAMMA RAY: Power Metal Icons Unleash New Lyric Video Via Revolver; Empire Of The Undead To Drop This Spring – Today, the perpetrators at Revolver are pleased to premiere the lyric video for “Hellbent,” from German power metal icons, GAMMA RAY. [More…]

T.O.M.B.: Crucial Blast To Issue Collected Works From Obscure Black/Industrial Collective – Crucial Blast announces the upcoming Springtime release of Pennhurst / Xesse, an album featuring two rare out-of-print recordings from obscure black/industrial metal collective, T.O.M.B. [More…]

BUIOINGOLA: Debut From Italian Apocalyptic Crust Act Out April 1st – Newly formed independent extreme/experimental metal label, Sentient Ruin Laboratories, is preparing to release its second title, in the form of the new album from Italian Apocalyptic crust act, BUIOINGOLA. [More…]

TAURUS: Psychedelic Blackened Doom Duo Premieres New Hymn Via Cvlt Nation – Portland-based psychedelic blackened doom/drone channellers, TAURUS – featuring Stevie Floyd of Dark Castle and Ashley Spungin, formerly of Purple Rhinestone Eagle/Negative Queen – are pleased to premiere a brand new hymn from their impending new long player, No/Thing. [More…]

LETHAL DOSAGE: Second Full-Length Out Now On Battleground And Streaming At PureGrainAudioConsume, the second album from Tucson-based modern death/thrash quintet, LETHAL DOSAGE, is out today via Battleground Records. [More…]

EXILE ON MAINSTREAM Records Celebrates 15 Years Of Bliss With Roadburn Show – This just in from the headquarters of Germany’s outstanding underground rock purveyors, Exile On Mainstream Records, now celebrating 15 years and 70 label releases… [More…]

GRAVES AT SEA: Portland Doom Derelicts To Unveil This Place Is Poison Vinyl EP Via Eolian Empire – Following a lengthy dormancy, notorious doom derelicts, GRAVES AT SEA, rise again! Now based in Portland and buoyed by a killer new rhythm section, the band will drop the This Place Is Poison twelve-inch EP upon the living this Spring via the volume dealers at Eolian Empire. [More…]

BAPTISTS To Record Second LP At Godcity For Southern Lord; Full Rain City Recorders Video Session Now Playing – Following a few months off the grid after an action-packed first half of 2013, Vancouver’s BAPTISTS, announce their return to the front lines in 2014. [More…]

Living Fast Episode 1: Heavy Metal Talk Show Launched By Municipal Waste Guitarist Debuts Today! – Living Fast is a heavy metal talk show created by Ryan Waste (Municipal Waste/Volture/BAT). [More…]

DREAD SOVEREIGN: Ván Records Unveils Details for Debut LP – Dublin based true doom trio, DREAD SOVEREIGN, has unveiled details of their upcoming debut full-length album. [More…]

THOTHAMON: Birmingham Doom Trio Unleashes New EP Via Domestic Genocide Records – Birmingham, Alabama traditional doom trio, THOTHAMON, recently joined goat horns with the eclectic sound peddlers at Domestic Genocide Records for the release of their latest EP. [More…]

EPISTASIS: Invisible Oranges Leaks New Track From NYC Experimental Metal Act – As New York City’s eclectic/experimental metal act, EPISTASIS, prepares for Crucial Blast’s unveiling of their latest works, nearing release on April 1st in the form of the Light Through Dead Glass mini-album, Invisible Oranges infiltrates the population with the public’s initial exposure to the record. [More…]

CRADLE OF FILTH: Iconic Extreme Metal Ensemble To Release Total Fucking – Darkness Demo On Vinyl This Spring Via Mordgrimm; Preorders Now Available – After more than two decades, Total Fucking Darkness, the infamous third demo from notorious UK extreme metal magicians, CRADLE OF FILTH, will be unleashed on gatefold double LP and digipak CD via Mordgrimm this Spring. [More…]

DIE CHOKING: Philly Shred Trio Preps Debut EP For Vinyl Delivery – Grinders, shredders, ragers and speedfreaks, welcome DIE CHOKING, a Philly bred trio quickly becoming known for their smoldering concoction of brutal punk mayhem, grindcore, and raw metal, played at ungodly fast speeds of pure sonic annihilation. [More…]

BLOODTRUTH: Italian Death Metal Troupe Joins Unique Leader Records – Italian death metal troupe, BLOODTRUTH, are pleased to join Unique Leader Records’ expanding realm of extreme. [More…]

ORBWEAVER: Exploratory Death Metal Behemoths Issue Winter Tour Update – Florida exploratory death metal behemoths, ORBWEAVER, recently waged audio Armageddon upon the US with a twenty-date run of live takeovers alongside fellow Sunshine State sludge slingers, Shroud Eater. [More…]

STONEBURNER: Portland Sludge Bringers Unveil Life Drawing Album Trailer – Portland sludge bringers, STONEBURNER, today reveal their first audiovisual insight into the sounds that propel their forthcoming full-length, Life Drawing. [More…]

PYRRHON: Experimental Death Metal Perpetrators Premiere New Tune Via MetalSucks; Band Prepares To Level SXSW – The experimental death metal perpetrators in New York City’s PYRRHON (pronounced peer-on) are pleased to soil ears with the title track from their forthcoming new long player, The Mother Of Virtues. [More…]

DARSOMBRA’s Sixty-City US Tour Begins Tomorrow – Baltimore-based duo, DARSOMBRA, is about to embark on the most extensive tour excursion in the band’s history, beginning tomorrow, February 28th in Richmond, Virginia. [More…]

NEAR DEATH CONDITION: New Canticle Crushing Craniums At This Is Not A Scene – Today, the volume pushers at This Is Not A Scene vomit forth another helping of auditory punishment from Swiss death metal tyrants, NEAR DEATH CONDITION. [More…]

FOSSILS: Full Album From Danish Instrumental Maniacs Streaming At No Clean Singing – Denmark’s off-the-chain drums/bass duo, FOSSILS, is ready to provide their meaty sophomore LP, Flesh Hammer, this coming Monday, March 3rd. [More…]

EARTH CRISIS: Lyric Video From Salvation Of Innocents Let Out Of The CagesSalvation Of Innocents, the epic new album from EARTH CRISIS, is nearing release worldwide, its street date for North America now slated for March 18th. [More…]

LORD MANTIS: Noisey Debuts Opening Track From Death MaskLORD MANTIS today dispatches the first wave of audio violence from their impending third full-length, Death Mask, nearing release via Profound Lore this Spring. [More…]

BATTLECROSS Announces Dates With Killswitch Engage And Trivium; Tour With Protest The Hero Underway – Detroit metal squad, BATTLECROSS, who just returned home from a successful debut stomp through Europe with Killswitch Engage, Trivium, and Miss May I, will return to the stage this weekend on a US tour featuring Protest The Hero, The Safety Fire, Intervals, and Night Verses. [More…]

AUTHOR & PUNISHER: Wired Magazine Investigates Tristan Shone’s Voice-Modulating Masks; In-Depth Interview + Video Demonstration PostedAUTHOR & PUNISHER master sound manipulator, Tristan Shone, recently spoke with Wired Magazine for an in-depth investigation of the voice modulating masks – among many other handcrafted industrial contraptions – that aid in his cacophonous manifestation of cold mechanical doom. [More…]

IMMORTAL BIRD: Blackened Death Thrash Behemoths Kick Off US Tour – Chicagoan blackened death thrash behemoths, IMMORTAL BIRD, with bring their scathing psalms of sickness to the stage on a ten-city jaunt of live incursions. [More…]

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