EarsplitPR: Roundup From The Compound – April 8, 2013

HOD: New Track From Blackened Death Metal Battalion Streaming At Invisible Oranges – Aiding in the band’s quest to crush the souls of nonbelievers, today the evil doers of Invisible Oranges offer up an exclusive premiere of “Beneath The Mountains Of The Scorpion” from San Antonio blackened death metal deviants HOD. The newest hymn of insolence comes by way of The Uncreated Demo. [More…]

INTEGRITY: New Track Available Via Free Annual A389 Recordings Label Mixtape – Following recent A389 Recordings announcements on some of the label’s biggest priority titles to date – including brand new LPs from INTEGRITY, FULL OF HELL and NOISEM – today the label sets its ninth annual label mixtape/digital compilation loose upon the masses. The owners of Baltimore-based A389 have been offering similar free mixtapes every year since its’ foundation in 2004, utilizing it to unleash music from their most high-profile acts, as well as to shed some light on releases lying in the dark corners of their intense roster. [More…]

IN THE SILENCE: Sensory Records Debut Now Confirmed For Early May ReleaseA Fair Dream Gone Mad, the debut album from Sacramento, California-based dark/progressive quartet, IN THE SILENCE – initially confirmed for official release via Sensory Records this month – has been moved back several weeks. Due to a manufacturing mishap, the final product has been delayed, and the record will now be in stores for its new street date, Tuesday, May 7th. [More…]

BURNT BOOKS Releases Video For “In A Shallow Grave”; Band On The Road Again This Week – Amidst bursts of regional touring throughout the East Coast and Southeastern states in support of their self-titled debut album, experimental punk act BURNT BOOKS has released their first official video. [More…]

SURGEON: New Track From Philly-Based Epic Metal Unit Playing At Brave Words & Bloody Knuckles; Street Date And Release Show Confirmed – As the second full-length from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based metal outfit SURGEON nears its triumphant release onto public ears this Spring, today the bands releases another brand new track from the opus, entitled Chemical Reign. [More…]

CONNY OCHS’ Black Happy Out Now; Full LP Streaming At American Aftermath – The enigmatic German guitarist/vocalist CONNY OCHS is slowly but undoubtedly infecting the masses, the man’s ability to create infectious anthems and ballads in the vein of classic singer/songwriters to be considered Americana – namely citing Woodie Guthrie, Neil Young, John Jacob Niles and Townes Van Zandt – boasting tales of woe and sadness, as well as redemption and moving on past those things in life that hold us in the rotting grooves of tribulation. [More…]

TOXIC HOLOCAUST: Revolver Magazine Streams From The Ashes Of Nuclear Destruction In Its Entirety – In honor of its release today, Revolver Magazine is hosting a stream of TOXIC HOLOCAUST‘s From The Ashes Of Nuclear Destruction in its entirety! The monolithic 22-track anthology compiles over a decade’s worth of TOXIC HOLOCAUST rarities into one maniacal compilation of hostile bliss. Amassing the band’s many contributions to various comps and vinyl-only splits with the likes of Municipal Waste, Midnight and others, alongside demo versions of timeless TOXIC classics, From The Ashes Of Nuclear Destruction is a historic romp through the history of one of today’s most revered punk metal deviants. [More…]

BONE SICKNESS: Pitchfork Sets Track From Olympia Death Outfit’s Debut 12″ LooseAlone In The Grave, the impending debut 12″ from Olympia, Washington-based death metal horde BONE SICKNESS is nearing release, with local operation 20 Buck Spin prepped to unleash the beast on 12″ vinyl and via download on April 30th. [More…]

GRIME: Italian Sludge Miscreants Join Forcefield Records For North American Release; Album Details Unveiled – Richmond, Virginia-based Forcefield Records is pleased to announce the signing of Italian doom miscreants, GRIME! [More…]

SADGIQACEA: Pitchfork Premieres Track From Forthcoming Album – Pitchfork today begins streaming “False Prism” from SADGIQACEA‘s forthcoming debut album, False Prism. Set for release on May 7, the album was recorded and produced by Chris Grigg (Woe). The 40-minute audio journey features four mammoth songs that are already impressing early listeners. False Prism follows the release of the band’s well received 2011 EP, Submerged In Manichea (Horror Pain Gore Death Productions) and two regarded split recordings with Ominous Black and Grass (Anthropic). [More…]

EXTINCTION PROTOCOL: Cataclysmic New Track Released Via Stereokiller – Underground music community Stereokiller is streaming a brand new track from Aeonic Obliteration, the debut full-length from Erie, Pennsylvania-based deathsquad EXTINCTION PROTOCOL. [More…]

IDES OF GEMINI Announce Additional Live Dates; Haze Over North America Tour With Ghost B.C. To Commence – Los Angeles’ favorite trance-inducing doom weavers IDES OF GEMINI are pleased to announce additional live rituals this Spring, further spreading their ethereal hymns to unsuspecting souls throughout North America. The supplementary dates come in the midst of their slot on the Haze Over North America tour opening for cult metalists, Ghost B.C., and will include Demon Lung, Boris and Deafhaven on select shows. See the updated itinerary below. [More…]

GNAW: Industrial Noise Henchmen Join Seventh Rule Recordings – Industrial-infected noise-maligned deviants GNAW are pleased to join the Seventh Rule Recordings family for the release of their upcoming new studio creation of chaos. [More…]

ABSU North American Connexus Conjuration Begins Tomorrow – Mythological occult metal warriors ABSU are today sharpening their blades, preparing to launch their massive North American Connexus Conjuration tour offensive this week. [More…]

CALL OF THE VOID: “Napalm Lungs” Video Premiere Courtesy Of Craveonline.com; Band Added To Scion Rock Fest 2013 – Craveonline.com today offers up the official video premiere of “Napalm Lungs” from CALL OF THE VOID. The tune comes by way of the band’s blistering Dragged Down A Dead End Path full-length. Shot in Boulder, Colorado by Erica Griffiths in guitarist’s Patrick Alberts’ basement, the video finds the band in their most punishing mode: performing live. [More…]

Neurot Recordings To Reissue Seminal Debut Solo LP From STEVE VON TILL – For thirteen years now, the Neurot Recordings family has not only survived, but has thrived, especially in recent years, the label’s flourishing roster of forward-thinking artists constantly expanding. Amidst releases from internationally-renowned acts Ufomammut, Isis, Shrinebuilder and of course Neurosis, the clan has also aided in exposing impressive acts from the more underground corners of the scene including Across Tundras, US Christmas, Ides of Gemini, Oxbow, A Storm of Light, Amenra and others. Along the way the members of Neurosis, founders of Neurot, have also spawned an incredible lineage of solo recordings, performances, and joint collaborations amongst themselves and with a close-knit band of other dedicated artists. [More…]

THINNING THE HERD Confirms Details Of Delayed But Anticipated New Album – Following a tumultuous several months of hardships and hard work, once again restructuring the band for the second time in a year, NYC’s THINNING THE HERD this week confirms the details of the band’s pending second full-length, Freedom From The Known. [More…]

KALMAH: Finnish Death Metal Legion To Release Seventh Studio Album Via Spinefarm Records – Finnish death metal legion KALMAH are pleased to unleash their seventh studio offering this June. Titled Seventh Swamphony, the follow-up to 2010’s critically lauded 12 Gauge release, was recorded at Tico-Tico Studios in Kemi, Finland, and features eight tracks, mixed and mastered at Sweden’s Fascination Street Studios by Jens Bogren (Opeth, Soilwork, Paradise Lost, et al). [More…]

ASSEMBLY OF LIGHT: Secular Choir Proclaims Late April Performances – Providence, Rhode Island-based female secular choir ASSEMBLY OF LIGHT will take their unique, ethereal craft to congregations in three states late in April, with newly decreed performances from the nearly two dozen-member faction confirmed in Brattleboro, Vermont, Belfast, Maine, and their native city. [More…]

ZOLLE: Whacked-Out Italian Doom Deviants Release Debut LP’s Opening Romp – Blazing out of the backwoods of Bruzzelle, Italy, born in homage to plow and harvest – harvesting riffs, plowing grappa – the ZOLLE duo will release their belligerently unhinged full-length debut of rural rampage in plenty of time for tomato season. [More…]

AZURE EMOTE: New Album By Avant/Death Supercollective Out Now; Streaming At Metal UndergroundThe Gravity Of Impermanence, the grand, second full-length from avant-garde death metal entity AZURE EMOTE – the massive project fully envisioned and created by Mike Hrubovcak (Monstrosity, Vile, Divine Rapture, Abraxas) – is out now worldwide via Selfmadegod Records. [More…]

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AMON AMARTH – ASSEMBLY OF LIGHT CHOIR – BATTLECROSS – BEHEMOTH – BLACK BREATH – BONE SICKNESS – CANCER BATS – CANNIBAL CORPSE – CORROSION OF CONFORMITY – DEAD IN THE DIRT – DEATH TO ALL – DEVOURMENT – EIGHT BELLS – ENABLER – FEAR FACTORY – FULL OF HELL – GLORIOR BELLI – GOATWHORE – GYPSYHAWK – HAVOK – HOD – IDES OF GEMINI – INTEGRITY – KILLING JOKE – KINGCROW – LAIR OF THE MINOTAUR – NAILS – NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FEST XV – NIGHTBITCH – SIX FEET UNDER – SURGEON – THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER – VISE MASSACRE – WARTORN – WHITE WIDOWS – WHITECHAPEL – XIBALBA –

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