EARSPLIT PR: Roundup From The Compound Holiday Edition – December 23, 2013

Seasons beatings from Earsplit! Wishing you a happy and healthy bout of holiday awesomeness. We truly can’t thank you enough for your undying help and support in 2013. Keep sleighing!

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J.J. Hrubovcak’s War On Christmas Lives On; New Lyric Video Now Playing At Metal Injection – With Christmas now just days away, Hate Eternal bassists J.J. Hrubovcak marches on with his yule tide tirade, today unleashing a lyric video for “O Come, O Come Azrael.” [More…]

INTEGRITY Systems Overload Lineup Records First New Track In Over Twenty Years – 2013 witnessed the rebirth of INTEGRITY‘s 1995-released Systems Overload, with the A2/Orr+ Mix of the already massive album, merging alternate mixes and takes from the initial sessions with contributions from previous and current members. [More…]

VALDUR Wages Further War On Humanity With New Track Now Decimating Ears At Metal Injection – Sierra Mountains blackened death conjurors are casting spells and taking names with latest hymn “Incantre,” currently streaming at Metal Injection for your infernal listening pleasures. [More…]

REDNECK: Eolian Empire To Deliver Cassette Release From Harsh Noise Violator – In 1996, a strange figure emerged from the backwoods of Kelso, Washington and trudged to Portland, Oregon. [More…]

EARTH CRISIS Unveils Salvation Of Innocents – Candlelight Records today confirms March 3rd for Europe and March 4th as the North American release date for Salvation of Innocents, the label debut from hardcore/metal pioneers EARTH CRISIS. [More…]

FOSSILS: Indisciplinarian To Release New LP From Danish Instrumental Noise Rock Maniacs – Recently-formed Danish independent record label, Indisciplinarian, this week announces its upcoming second release, having signed their home country’s instrumental noise rock-duo, FOSSILS. [More…]

DIVINE CIRCLES: USX String Contortionist Releases Solo DebutDIVINE CIRCLES is the solo venture of Meghan Mulhearn. A songwriter and violinist who composes and performs with a number of eclectic musical projects, including USX, Judas Horse, Lunar Creature, Meghanz, and Critics, Mulhearn is known for pushing the boundaries of traditional string playing in an effort to explore the violin’s potential as an instrument beyond composition. [More…]

NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL Expands Lineup; Battle For Metal Fest Competition To Commence In January – The gatekeepers of the annual NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL are pleased to welcome more bands to this year’s rapidly expanding lineup with Emmure, Gideon, Whitechapel, Loyal To The Grave, InDirections, Bent Life, Scars of Tomorrow and Thy Art is Murder. [More…]

CULTED: Blackened Doomsmiths Challenge The Illuminati; New Track Streaming – Today, blackened doomsmiths, CULTED, drop new track “Illuminati” upon the holiday-addled masses. [More…]

ANETTE OLZON: Former Nightwish Frontwoman Unleashes New Lyric Video – Following her recent union with earMusic/Armoury Records for the release of her first ever solo album, Shine, ANETTE OLZON is pleased to unveil a lyric video for the track “Falling.” [More…]

EL DRUGSTORE Exposes New Instrumental Perversion At Noisey – As EL DRUGSTORE gets ready to pump their mangled instrumental chaos into your holiday shrimp cocktail on New Year’s Eve, with the release of their debut full-length, Plague Ship, today Noisey gets down with the sickness and busts out a pulverizing new jam from the record. [More…]

BLACK COBRA Confirms Early January Double-Coast Live Strike – In a random announcement this week, the tonally decimating San Francisco-based gruesome twosome known as BLACK COBRA has announced a cross-country invasion just days after the start of the New Year. [More…]

EXHUMED/IRON REAGAN: Combo Assault Now Streaming In All Its Gory Glory + New Video Posted – Just in time for your holiday rituals, Noisey hurls forth a delectable stream of the EXHUMED/IRON REAGAN split twelve-inch! [More…]

Ten Years Of Seventh Rule: Win Entire Vinyl Discography – A note from Seventh Rule Recordings HQ: “Seventh Rule has been around for ten years now, and it’s been a beautiful blur. [More…]

SUFFERING IN SOLITUDE: Post Black Metal Ensemble To Release Domestic Genocide Debut – Depressive post black metalists, SUFFERING IN SOLITUDE, will unleash their debut full-length later this month via Domestic Genocide Records. [More…]

Neurot Recordings Confirms Songs Of Townes Van Zandt Vol II For Stateside Issue Following the 2012-released Songs Of Townes Van Zandt – The tribute album to late folk/country music icon, with covers from Saint Vitus/The Obsessed’s Scott “Wino” Weinrich and Neurosis’ Steve Von Till and Scott Kelly – this week Neurot Recordings proudly confirms the upcoming second installment of homage to the artist. [More…]

WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM: Recordings Penned For 2014 Release – Barring the recent release of their BBC Session 2011 Anno Domini live 12″, WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM have been keeping a low profile since the conclusion of the world-spanning tour that supported their most recent LP, Celestial Lineage. Now, word comes that the band, along with producer Randall Dunn, has been quietly cultivating the next chapter in their ongoing musical evolution. [More…]

HULL: Sludge Rock Collaborative Releases Seminal Viking Funeral EP On Limited Edition Vinyl – Brooklyn sludge rock conjurors, HULL, are pleased to unleash their seminal Viking Funeral EP on limited edition vinyl. [More…]

THE KENNEDY VEIL: Sacramento Death Metal Heathens Premiere “Enslave.Defile.Erase” at Revolver – Sacramento death metal heathens, THE KENNEDY VEIL, bring you “Enslave.Defile.Erase,” now playing at Revolver. [More…]

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