EARSPLIT PR: Roundup From The Compound – May 12, 2014

THE COMPOUND / EARSPLIT DISTRO: Label Update & Stock Transmission – Salutations from EARSPLIT DISTRO & THE COMPOUND, with what is by far our largest update yet, both for the distro and the label. First up, our latest releases from THE COMPOUND are in, including our first vinyl releases! The massive, acclaimed debut album from Tucson, Arizona’s political sludge henchmen, GODHUNTER, City Of Dust, is now available on in an amazing vinyl format. Pressed on mighty 180-gram milky-clear wax with a desert rose blood splatter, the record is housed in a full-color gloss jacket and black inner-sleeve, and comes with a full-color 12″ x 24″ lyric/liner sheet. [More…]

MIND: Third Album From German/Polish Crust Punk Outfit Out Now On Selfmadegod – Save Yourself From Hell, the third full-length from crust punk crew, MIND, is out now via Selfmadegod Records. [More…]

SAINT VITUS Kicks Off Thirty-Fifth Anniversary Tour; Band To Perform Born Too Late In Its Entirety – Legendary doom metal dignitaries, SAINT VITUS, will celebrate their thirty-fifth anniversary with a short run of live rituals later this week. [More…]

ABRE OJOS: New Sonic Exploration From Cult One-Man Audio Visual Project Engulfing The Airwaves Of Cvlt Nation – Scroll on over to Cvlt Nation and bask in the auditory menace that is “Light On Our Foreheads,” from one-man audio visual project, ABRE OJOS. [More…]

KING DEAD: Debut EP From Instrumental Pennsylvania Psychedelic Rock Trio Streaming At Heavy Planet – Supporting its fresh release upon the population, Heavy Planet is now hosting a stream of the self-titled debut EP from Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania-based psychedelic rock trio, KING DEAD. [More…]

BL’AST! Announces North American & European Tour And Festival Dates – Iconic Santa Cruz heavy fusion act, BL’AST!, has confirmed a string of European tour dates this June, surrounded by widespread North American performances in May and July, in addition to a revamped live lineup. [More…]

NOISEM Locks May Tour With Jarhead Fertilizer – Baltimore death/thrash mosh motivators, NOISEM, fresh off of the massive North American Decibel Magazine Tour alongside Carcass, The Black Dahlia Murder and Gorguts, have just confirmed another string of live actions for this month. [More…]

FATHER MURPHY: Italian Avant Occult Duo Brings Their Rituals To North America This Week; Additional Dates Added + Pain Is On Our Side Now Streaming In Its Entirety – Italy’s FATHER MURPHY is currently en route to the East Coast where they’ll spread their eccentric and diseased hymns across North America on an epic month-long journey, with additional rituals recently added in Washington, DC, San Diego, Salt Lake City and Albany. [More…]

BATTLECROSS Launches Three Live Bootlegs; Roadside Takeovers With Killswitch Engage Continue – Detroit metal squad, BATTLECROSS, just launched three new live bootlegs! [More…]

WO FAT: Dallas Psychedelic Haze-Bringers To Unveil The Conjuring Next Month Via Small Stone; European Takeover Announced – You can wade through as many WO FAT press quotes about being “Texas-sized” as you want or see how many top-whatever lists the band has made since the Dallas trio began raging in 2003, but none of that is going to be the same as staring down their swampadelic fuzz groove for yourself. [More…]

THE CUTTHROATS 9: Bay Area Noise Rock Trio Breaks Extensive Silence With New LP; Track Posted At Cvlt Nation – Following a full decade off the grid, San Francisco-based noise/sludge rock trio, THE CUTTHROATS 9, marks their proud re-invasion of the human population once again in 2014, having confirmed a new spew of tour dates as well as a brand new LP set for release in June. [More…]

PILGRIM: Critically-Lauded Doom Purveyors Announce Headlining Tour With Support From Age Of Taurus – Rhode Island’s PILGRIM will return to the road next month to wage their doomy delights across the land. [More…]

HOMEWRECKER: Ohio Hardcore/Death Outfit Begins Three-Week US Tour This Week – Northeastern Ohio’s villainous HOMEWRECKER is about to lay waste to a plethora of US cities on a three-week trek out to Seattle, Washington’s Rain Fest. [More…]

PSYCHO: First Album From Boston Grindpunk Squad In Over Two Decades Out Now On Selfmadegod – Available now from Poland’s blastmasters, Selfmadegod Records, is the first new full-length from Boston’s PSYCHO in twenty-two years… behold the blazing barbarianism of Chainsaw Priest. [More…]

FUCKING INVINCIBLE Dispatches New Track Via Lambgoat; Debut LP To See July Release – Providence, Rhode Island-based FUCKING INVINCIBLE and Atomic Action! Records have dispatched the first public lashing from the band’s upcoming debut LP, It’ll Get Worse Before It Gets Better, through an exclusive stream via Lambgoat. [More…]

SERPENTINE PATH: Invisible Oranges Releases New Single From Sophomore LP June Record Release Show Announced – As the release of the sophomore LP from New York City’s melancholic sludge metal faction, SERPENTINE PATH, grows ever closer, with the disturbing Emanations now less than three weeks from its street date, the band has leaked another song from the album, in addition to officially announcing a hometown record release show. [More…]

RUN WITH THE HUNTED: Arizona Punk/Hardcore Instigators Drop New Song Via Metal Insider; Release Date Looms – With the unleashing of their forthcoming long player now less than a month away, Arizona punk/hardcore instigators, RUN WITH THE HUNTED, hurl forth new bruiser, “Mea Culpa.” [More…]

ORANGE GOBLIN: Candlelight Records To Reissue Healing Through Fire – Candlelight Records today confirms June 10th as the North American release date of ORANGE GOBLIN‘s Healing Through Fire. [More…]

NEUROSIS Announces Summer European Live PerformancesNEUROSIS has announced a new round of live performances across Europe this Summer, continuing their voyage in support of the staggering, Honor Found In Decay LP. [More…]

GRAVES AT SEA & SOURVEIN: Caustic Split Streaming At Metal Hammer; Release To Drop Tuesday Via Seventh Rule – Just days preceding its public availability through Seventh Rule Recordings, Metal Hammer is now exclusively streaming the caustic split EP from GRAVES AT SEA and SOURVEIN. [More…]

BLACK BREATH Prepares For Maryland Deathfest Invasion; May Tour With Mutilation Rites, Yautja, Theories Nears – Following several months off the touring grid, Seattle’s unstoppable BLACK BREATH will return to the road this month on a swift and brutal trek originating on the opposite side of the country at Maryland Deathfest 2014. [More…]

DRUNK DAD: Down A Shot Of Nihilism From Portland Filth Unit With Noisey – The members of Portland, Oregon’s self-proclaimed “fuck-you-all-wave” unit, DRUNK DAD, is getting juiced-up in preparation for the release of their debut LP, Ripper Killer, and today the first shot of the album’s nihilism has been poured four your intoxication at Noisey/VICE. [More…]

Killer Live Footage Of EYEHATEGOD + CORROSION OF CONFORMITY at The Ottobar Courtesy Of Pit Full Of Shit. [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.

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