EARSPLITPR – Roundup From The Compound: April 29, 2013

WOE: Cvlt Nation Streams New Album In Its Entirety; Withdrawal In Stores Tomorrow – With less than twenty-four hours to official release, Cvlt Nation in cooperation with Candlelight Records presents the exclusive full-album stream of WOE‘s Withdrawal. Produced by vocalist/guitarist Chris Grigg, Withdrawal hits stores with sizeable early acclaim; the album placing on CMJ’s Loud Rock impact chart at position 3 last week. The 43-minute album is available on both CD and vinyl (Restricted Release) formats and features songs premiered exclusively by Pitchfork and Stereogum. [More…]

CORRECTIONS HOUSE Video Premiere Courtesy Of Noisey/Vice – CORRECTIONS HOUSE is an eclectic collective of musical miscreants featuring Mike IX Williams (Eyehategod), Sanford Parker (Nachtmystium), Scott Kelly (Neurosis), and Bruce Lamont (Yakuza). Together they sew a difficult-to-pigeonhole quilt of poetic misanthropy, industrial ear lashings and pure sonic menace. [More…]

RABBITS: European Tour With Arabrot Nears; New Split 7″ & LP Repress Pending – Pollutant Portland pack RABBITS prepare to pitch pellets at the European people as a preemptive pounce previous to their petulant split platter with pals Arabrot placates the populous. [More…]

FULL OF HELL Streaming New LP Via Terrorizer; Band Strikes The Northeast – Through their barrage of whiplashing metallic hate, psycho-drone feedback holes, and wall noise-drenched pedal attacks a noxious brew of Converge, Cursed and Pageninetynine gone the ways of Bastard Noise, early Napalm Death and Discordance Axis, FULL OF HELL‘s second LP Rudiments Of Mutilation proves to be the highly-active band’s most debilitating material to date. [More…]

ZOLLE Releases New Song With “Crappy Italian Heavy Metal Jokes” – Supernatural Cat – the Italian underground label run by Malleus Rock Art Lab, the artist collective featuring two members of the psychedelic doom trio Ufomammut – will harvest ZOLLE‘s self-titled debut LP worldwide on May 13th. Blazing out of the backwoods of Bruzzelle, Italy, the duo will release their belligerently unhinged full-length debut of rural rampage in plenty of time for tomato season. [More…]

CHTHONIC: Taiwanese Metal Exhibitionists To Release Seventh Studio Album – Taiwanese metal exhibitionists, CHTHONIC, are pleased to unveil their seventh studio offering. Entitled Bú-Tik, the ten track opus was recorded at Sweden’s Sweetspot Studio by producer Rickard Bengtson, who also worked on 2011’s critically-lauded Takasago Army full-length and finds the band sharpening their signature brand of self-dubbed symphonic “orient metal.” [More…]

AMON AMARTH: Live Video Of “Twilight Of The Thunder God” From 2012’s Summer Breeze Festival Posted – Check out the live video of “Twilight of the Thunder God” from AMON AMARTH‘s performance at 2012’s Summer Breeze Festival in Germany! More footage from this show coming soon! [More…]

HOWL: Bloodlines Streaming In Full Courtesy Of MetalSucks – Today the metal hooligans at MetalSucks want you to scrape your face across the pavement and cry with a full stream of Bloodlines from Rhode Island audio arsonists HOWL! Set for North American release next week, the ever-bludgeoning Bloodlines was recorded at the infamous Planet Z Studio in Hadley, Massachusetts with Chris “Zeuss” Harris (Soulfly, Crowbar, Municipal Waste, 3 Inches Of Blood et al) and delivers 40 scathing, horns-to-the-sky minutes of riff-rowdy, sonic brutality. [More…]

LAIR OF THE MINOTAUR: Godslayer Is Out; 7″ Available For Sale, Streaming – Released for Record Store Day this past weekend, the new 7″ from LAIR OF THE MINOTAUR is now available direct from the band in extremely limited quantities – act now or be forced to live with owning only a digital copy for eternity. [More…]

DEADLANDS: California Power Metal Band Debuts With Massacre Records Album – Evilution, the debut from Sacramento, California-based power metal act DEADLANDS is out now on Massacre Records. Boasting killer hooks, dynamic vocals, aggressive riffing, epic solos, catchy lyrics, driving drums and intricate bass lines that combine heavy, thrash, power, groove, and speed metal with shredding hard rock overtones, this band of seasoned performers delivers a heavy and energetic yet commercial musical approach in its songwriting and execution. [More…]

MUMAKIL: Switzerland’s Grindkillers Prepare Third LP For Deployment Via Relapse – Swiss grindcore squad MUMAKIL is preparing to expel an exceptionally punishing grindcore album of monstrous proportions with their recently-completed third LP Flies Will Starve, nearing deployment late this Spring. [More…]

THE OCEAN: Special Pelagial Clip Video Hosted By Invisible Oranges – With the official release of THE OCEAN‘s anticipated Pelagial less than a week away, today Invisible Oranges offers up a special video sampler featuring 30-second clips of each track with accompanying artwork. [More…]

TERMINATE: Chicago Death Horde Announces Lineup Change; Band On Tour – Following the release of their debut full-length Ascending to Red Heavens via Selfmadegod Records this Winter, Chicago death metal horde TERMINATE announces a pending change in the band’s lineup. [More…]

CLEANTEETH Confirms May Tour In Advance Of Debut LP – Brooklyn-based CLEANTEETH this week confirms the band’s most intensive tour to date this May, in advance of their pending debut LP. [More…]

ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW: 7th Album From Symphonic Finnish Act Out Now – The dominant seventh studio full-length from by Oulu, Finland’s symphonic death metal masters ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW, Saivon Lapsi, is out now worldwide on Massacre Records. [More…]

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY Checks In From Danzig Tour – CORROSION OF CONFORMITY‘s tour dates with Danzig follow the band’s recent festival appearance in Santiago, Chile; the band playing The Metal Fest alongside Down, Twisted Sister, Devin Townsend Project and others. [More…]

KILLING JOKE: New Track Premiere Hosted By Brooklyn Vegan/Invisible Oranges – In honor of KILLING JOKE‘s monumental three-CD anthology – The Singles Collection 1979-2012 – as well as their long-anticipated North American tour currently underway, Brooklyn Vegan/Invisible Oranges today offers up a stream of “Four Stations Of The Sun.” [More…]

AUTHOR & PUNISHER: Track Premiere Brought To You By Pitchfork; European Tour Draws Near – In celebration of its imminent release this June, Pitchfork is currently streaming “In Remorse” from notorious one-man industrial doom project, AUTHOR & PUNISHER. [More…]

THE GUILT OF…: Decibel Magazine Premieres Three Tracks From Forthcoming Vinyl Release – Decibel Magazine hurls forth three exclusive tracks from Isolation Room, the forthcoming new limited edition vinyl release from THE GUILT OF…. Influenced by the streets, the sick, the lower class, the woods, wine, the hedonistic criminal bliss of New Orleans, and the destruction of time signatures, THE GUILT OF… is propagated by the demented duo of EyeHateGod’s Mike IX Williams and former Wolvhammer evildoer Ryan Mckern. Together they spew a dark, angst-ridden sound implosion of industrialized filth and audio decay. Think Skinny Puppy on steroids infused with tortured punk rock vocals, blackened guitar decomposition and power electronics. Isolation Room delivers seven tracks in over thirty minutes all mastered for vinyl by James Plotkin and will be issued by Last Hurrah Records on June 8th. [More…]

ANTIGAMA: Video Trailer For Meteor LP Reveals First Audio From New Album – Progressive grindcore division ANTIGAMA has posted a new video trailer for their looming sixth LP, Meteor, forecasted to impact the planet on May 28th via Selfmadegod. [More…]

NAILS / XIBALBA Spring Tour Underway – The Northeast North American co-headlining tour between Southern California factions XIBALBA and NAILS is currently underway. [More…]

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ABIOTIC – AMON AMARTH – AS I LAY DYING – ASSEMBLY OF LIGHT CHOIR – BATTLECROSS – BEHEMOTH – BEYOND THE SHORE – BLACK BREATH – BLOOD CEREMONY – BONE SICKNESS – CANCER BATS – CANNIBAL CORPSE – DEAD IN THE DIRT – DEVOURMENT – EIGHT BELLS – ENABLER – FEAR FACTORY – FULL OF HELL – GLORIOR BELLI – GOATWHORE – GYPSYHAWK – HOD – IDES OF GEMINI – INTEGRITY – JOB FOR A COWBOY – KILLING JOKE – KINGCROW – LAIR OF THE MINOTAUR – NAILS – NIGHTBITCH – SIX FEET UNDER – SURGEON – THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER – VISE MASSACRE – WARTORN – WHITE WIDOWS – WHITECHAPEL – XIBALBA

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