Roundup From The Compound – April 24th, 2017

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INTERNAL BLEEDING Drummer And Veteran FDNY Firefighter Bill Tolley Dies Battling Queens Blaze; Band Issues Tribute + “Final Justice” Video Released – “Rest in peace our brother William ‘Bill’ Tolley. Drummer. Brother. Firefighter. Hero, Friend. Life will never be the same without him. We love you, Bill. Slam On.” – INTERNAL BLEEDING INERNAL BLEEDING drummer and veteran FDNY firefighter Bill Tolley passed away Thursday, April 20th after falling five stories from a rooftop while battling a two-alarm apartment fire in Queens, New York. Tolley leaves behind a wife and eight-year-old daughter. [MORE…]

DISCIPLINE: Detroit Prog Rock Icons Issue Trailer, Artwork, And Street Date For Laser’s Edge-Bound Captives Of The Wine Dark SeaDetroit prog rock icons DISCIPLINE, advancing their fifth studio full-length and first for Laser’s Edge, Captives Of The Wine Dark Sea, have issued a new trailer for the album, as the label sets the record for July 7th worldwide release. [MORE…]

GRIDFAILURE and MEGALOPHOBE’s “Coils Of Rope Still Sway From The Timbers” Playing At BlowTheScene.com; Dendritic-Inspired Tree-Planting Begins – New York solo outfits GRIDFAILURE & MEGALOPHOBE will issue their Dendritic collaborative album on Arbor Day, as the artists begin planting trees across the NYC/lower Hudson Valley region in conjunction with its release. Advancing the album, BlowTheScene.com is exclusively streaming the album’s closing track, “Coils Of Rope Still Sway From The Timbers.” [MORE…]

SUPERJOINT Kicks Off Part Two Of Their Caught Up In The Gears Tour; Additional Dates Confirmed + Band To Play Metal Maya In October – The anticipated second leg of SUPERJOINT’s Caught Up In The Gears US live takeover will commence this Friday, April 21st in San Antonio, Texas. The eighteen-date journey will work its way west, coming to a close on May 14th in Dallas, Texas. Support will again be provided by Motor City thrashers Battlecross and noise rock eccentrics/Housecore labelmates Child Bite, also of Detroit, who both trekked out with the band during the first leg of the tour in January. VIP meet & greet packages will be available via the Housecore Store at THIS LOCATION. Keep your eyes peeled and see all confirmed performances below. [MORE…]

GODHUNTER Premieres “Like Glass Under Black Fingernails” Via Decibel Magazine As Codex Narco Nears Release; Preorders Posted – As GODHUNTER prepares the Codex Narco EP for release next month – donating the proceeds from the album’s sales to Planned Parenthood – Decibel Magazine has premiered the record’s monstrous “Like Glass Under Black Fingernails.” [MORE…]

Germany’s Ván Records Launches US Division; New Albums From THE RUINS OF BEVERAST, SLÆGT, DREAD SOVEREIGN, GOLD And More Confirmed For Stateside Distribution – Germany’s cult label Ván Records has sanctioned a new partnership in the US, forging a new branch of the company to deliver their diverse catalog to more stateside listeners. Alongside the announcement, the label has also released new singles from THE RUINS OF BEVERAST and SLÆGT. [MORE…]

VOMIT REMNANTS: Decibel Magazine Streams Hyper Groove Brutality From Japanese Death Metal Legion; Record To Drop This Friday Via Unique Leader – Hyper Groove Brutality, the imminent new full-length from long-running Japanese brutal death metal maniacs VOMIT REMNANTS, will make its official decent upon the masses Friday, April 21st via Unique Leader Records. The band’s first studio output in twelve years was produced by Darren Cesca (Arsis, Vile, Goratory) of House Of Grind Studios and features guest appearances by vocalist Henrik Cranz of Soils Of Fate, guitarist Craig Peters of Deeds Of Flesh and Destroying The Devoid, and guitarist Paul Masvidal of Cynic/ex-Death. [MORE…]

MEATWOUND: Decibel Magazine Now Playing “Reproductive Blues” From Magic Bullet-Bound Largo LP – As MEATWOUND preps their infectious/infected second LP, Largo, for release through Magic Bullet Records in the coming weeks, Decibel Magazine has championed the new album with a stream of its gnarled “Reproductive Blues.” [MORE…]

BELLRINGER: Four-Way-Split EP With Other Texas Artists Available – Austin hooligan rock squad BELLRINGER – the live entity for the music of guitarist/vocalist Mark Deutrom (ex-Melvins, Clown Alley) – has released a limited four-way split 7″ EP, and has plans of releasing other new tunes in the months ahead. [MORE…]

INFINITE SPECTRUM: NYC Prog Metal Outfit Confirms North American Tour With Fates Warning – NYC progressive metal troupe INFINITE SPECTRUM has been confirmed as direct support for Fates Warning on a three-week tour in the weeks ahead. INFINITE SPECTRUM‘s latest album Haunter Of The Dark, released in June of 2016, is a full-length concept recording based on the short story by master of horror, H. P. Lovecraft, showcasing the band’s interpretation of the story to life through ambitious compositions featuring an abundance of dynamic, virtuosic playing, and powerful, melodic vocals. [MORE…]

ZAKK SABBATH: Black Sabbath Cover Band Led By Guitarist/Vocalist Zakk Wylde To Release Limited Live In Detroit LP Via Southern Lord; “War Pigs” Video Clip Posted + Preorders AvailableZAKK SABBATH, the Black Sabbath all-star cover band featuring guitarist/vocalist Zakk Wylde (Black Label Society, Ozzy Osbourne), bassist Blasko (Ozzy Osbourne, Rob Zombie), and drummer Joey Castillo (Danzig, Queens Of The Stone Age, Bl’ast!) will release the limited edition Live In Detroit LP via Southern Lord Recordings on June 16th. [MORE…]

SNARES OF SIXES Premieres “The Mother’s Throat” Via No Clean Singing; Debut EP By Ex-Agalloch Act Nears Release Through Crucial Blast – Crucial Blast is preparing to release Yeast Mother: An Electroacoustic Mass, the debut EP by SNARES OF SIXES – the newest investigative musical outlet of founding Agalloch member Jason Walton. No Clean Singing has undertaken the task of divulging a new segment of its untamed exploration, premiering the single, “The Mother’s Throat.” [MORE…]

THE COLD STARES: Nashville Rock Duo To Release Head Bent Via Small Stone; Preorders Available + New Track Streaming – Authenticity. It’s word frequently used in describing THE COLD STARES, and often missing from modern music discussions. “We’re not just a blues band, or just a rock band, or anything other than who we are,” frontman Chris Tapp says. There is a power and a realness that is arrived at by just doing what you do best. THE COLD STARES do that. [MORE…]

WOLVERINE Premieres “Pledge” Video Via PureGrainAudio; Headlining European Tour With Labelmates Oddland And Until Rain Begins Next Week – Sweden’s masters of gloomy progressive metal, WOLVERINE, will embark on their headlining European tour next week, joined by Laser’s Edge Group collective labelmates Oddland and Until Rain. Preceding the tour, the band offers an official new video to their fans, the visual depiction of the epic “Pledge,” one of the standout tracks of the band’s fifth album, Machina Viva. [MORE…]

WOLFBRIGADE Issues “Return From None” Through Cvlt Nation; Run With The Hunted LP Out Next Week Through Southern Lord – Stockholm-based WOLFBRIGADE has issued the pulverizing new “Return To None,” the single pulled from the band’s impending ninth LP, Run With The Hunted, which is set for release through Southern Lord next Friday, April 28th. [MORE…]

ARTIFICIAL BRAIN: Noisey Streams Entire Infrared Horizon LP Alongside Interview; Album Out NOW On Profound Lore – Noisey is now streaming ARTIFICIAL BRAIN‘s relentless second full-length, Infrared Horizon, as the album sees official release date through Profound Lore Records today. With Infrared Horizon, Long Island-based ARTIFICIAL BRAIN has created an album far more advanced than their lauded Labyrinth Constellation debut, taking their brand of singular guttural yet technical and ambient sci-fi death metal to a new dimension. Produced by Colin Marson (Gorguts, Dysrhythmia, Krallice) at The Thousand Caves, Infrared Horizon sees the sonic architecture laid down by the band go further into the beyond and infinite. [MORE…]

SUPERJOINT: Caught Up In The Gears Tour VIP Meet & Greet Packages Available – The anticipated second leg of SUPERJOINT‘s Caught Up In The Gears US will commence today in San Antonio, Texas. The eighteen-date journey will work its way west, ending on May 14th in Dallas, Texas. Support will again be provided by Motor City thrashers Battlecross and noise rock eccentrics/Housecore labelmates Child Bite, also of Detroit, who both trekked out with the band during the first leg of the tour in January. [MORE…]

GHOST BATH Undrapes “Seraphic” Video; Starmourner Full-Length Out NOW Via Nuclear Blast + Headlining Tour Underway – “Starmourner is an album that must be listened to to be believed. Stunning and emotionally resonating at every junction it pushes GHOST BATH to the upper echelons of the new wave of blackgaze and atmospheric black metal.” – Alt Dialogue Today marks the official release of Starmourner, the anticipated new studio offering from atmospheric black metallers GHOST BATH. In celebration of its release, today the band undrapes their compelling new, Jesse Lynch (Dead In The Winter, Underling, Mithya)-produced visual accompaniment to “Seraphic.” [MORE…]

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