Roundup From The Compound – November 13th, 2017


CORROSION OF CONFORMITY To Release No Cross No Crown Full-Length January 12th, 2018 Via Nuclear Blast; New Track Posted – Album Marks First Recording With Vocalist/Guitarist Pepper Keenan In Over A Decade + Preorder Bundles Available – Stream / Share CORROSION OF CONFORMITY‘s “Cast The First Stone” via YouTube at THIS LOCATION. Whenever CORROSION OF CONFORMITY releases a new album, folks take notice. But their latest is a true event. It’s been a dozen years since CORROSION OF CONFORMITY recorded new material with vocalist/guitarist Pepper Keenan at the helm. In that time, there have been rumors, whispers, and outright allegations that the legendary Southern rock outfit would reunite to blow the doors off the whole damn scene again. In 2014, after nearly a straight decade traversing the globe as a guitarist with New Orleans supergroup Down, Keenan reconnected with the core CORROSION OF CONFORMITY trio of Woody Weatherman, Mike Dean, and Reed Mullin to hit the road hard. [MORE…]

POWER TRIP To Join Trivium’s Euro/UK Tour; Band Confirmed For Welcome To Rockville Festival – The unstoppable POWER TRIP has once again expanded their upcoming tour schedule, today announcing their participation in Trivium’s 2018 UK/European tour, as well as their confirmation for Welcome To Rockville Festival and more. [MORE…]

APARTMENT 213: Magic Bullet Records To Digitally Reissue Back-Catalog Titles This Month; Cleveland Power Violence Preorders Posted – This month sees Magic Bullet Records partnering with Cleveland outfit APARTMENT 213 – named after the apartment number of Jeffrey Dahmer – reactivating the majority of the band’s back-catalog into the digital universe. The band’s 2006-released Cleveland Power Violence album leads the charge with an official digital reissue this Friday, November 10th, followed by the massive forty-seven-song Collected Violence on November 17th. [MORE…]

DARK BUDDHA RISING: EU Tour Dates Underway; New Material To See Release Via Neurot In Early 2018DARK BUDDHA RISING will perform their immersive sonic rituals on select dates across Europe this week including an appearance at Le Guess Who? Festival. See confirmed dates below. [MORE…]

THE OBSESSED: Decibel Magazine Shares “Tombstone Highway;” Self-Titled Full-Length Reissue To See Release Via Relapse Later This Month – Doom rock legends THE OBSESSED have shared the live version of “Tombstone Highway” from their soon-to-be reissued, self-titled full-length via Decibel Magazine.[MORE…]

Latest Installment Of CVLT Nation’s Compilation Series Now Playing With MISFITS’ Walk Among Us – CVLT Nation is proud to present the next in their series of underground classic compilations with MISFITS‘ legendary album Walk Among Us! Over the decades, MISFITS have inspired musicians from a wide range of genres. This collection features brutal sounds from across the spectrum of heavy, with covers from Hellkeeper, The Wraith, 偏執症者 (Paranoid), True Love, Bleach Birth, Casket Huffer, Hag Graef, Beastmaker, Black Tomb, Dreadlords, and False Light. [MORE…]

WHITECHAPEL: North American Tour With Carnifex, Rings Of Saturn, Entheos, And So This Is Suffering UnderwayWHITECHAPEL will kick off their North American headlining tour this Friday. Commemorating the tenth anniversary of the band’s The Somatic Defilement release, the A Decade Of Defilement tour will run from November 10th through December 16th and find WHITECHAPEL performing select tracks from The Somatic Defilement, some of which have not been played since the album’s release. Support will be provided by Carnifex, Rings Of Saturn, Entheos, and So This Is Suffering. See below for all confirmed dates. [MORE…]

MELTED SPACE: French Metal Opera Announces New Darkening Light LP For February Release Through Sensory RecordsMELTED SPACE announces the title of the outfit’s newly-completed full-length, Darkening Light, which is now confirmed for worldwide release in February through Sensory Records. While remaining in the realm of the symphonic metal opera that defined the band’s sound on their 2015-released The Great Lie, MELTED SPACE‘s Darkening Light delivers ten new movements which culminate into an even more powerful and catchier opus. Mastermind and creator of the group, French composer/musician Pierre Le Pape, pulls the listener into the depths of his imagination where tone and rhythms are envisioned as cascading shadows and light. [MORE…]

THE DREAD CREW OF ODDWOOD Deploys Video Missive Advancing Their European InvasionTHE DREAD CREW OF ODDWOOD has deployed a visual warning shot advancing their impending maiden European invasion later this month. This will be the brigade’s maiden voyage across the high seas to hornswaggle the land-lubbers of the European continent with their tantalizing brew of heavy mahogany. [MORE…]

NEKRASOV: Decibel Streams The Mirror Void From Australian One-Man Black Metal Unit; Record To See Release This Friday Via Prosthetic Records“The Mirror Void assembles itself inside listeners’ heads instead of outside of their ears. Similar to how white noise can sometimes aid sleep and rest, NEKRASOV aids not only wakefulness, but also self-awareness, through forcibly exchanging your stream of consciousness with the music itself.” – Invisible Oranges Mysterious one-man black metal army NEKRASOV will unleash the audio punishment of his latest full-length The Mirror Void this Friday via Prosthetic Records. [MORE…]

WVRM: South Carolina Grindcore Act To Embark On December Tour Supporting Can You Hear The Wind Howl EP – Greenville, South Carolina-based outfit WVRM has announced a run of North American December tour dates supporting their newly unleashed EP, Can You Hear The Wind Howl. Deploying six track­s in barely nine minutes, WVRM‘s Can You Hear The Wind Howl is a brutally-charged and volatile display of metallic grindcore unrest. WVRM‘s caustic tones, belittling percussion, and searing vocals coalesce into an onslaught fans of Dead In The Dirt, The Drip, Torch Runner, and similar acts should not pass by. Can You Hear The Wind Howl was recorded at Converse Rubber Tracks, engineered and mixed by Kurt Ballou (Converge, Black Breath, Sect), mastered by Brad Boatright (Integrity, All Pigs Must Die, Nails), completed with artwork by Searing Limb, and released in late September through To Live A Lie Records. [MORE…]

SPOOK THE HORSES: People Used To Live Here Full-Length From New Zealand-Based Atmospheric Metal Conjurers Streaming At No Clean Singing; Record To See Official Release Via Pelagic This Friday“…without ever breaking into a race, the band are skilled at building tension and changing moods, bringing the music to emotional crescendos but also plumbing the quiet depths of abandonment and desolation.” – No Clean Singing People Used To Live Here is the haunting new full-length from New Zealand-based atmospheric metal conjurers SPOOK THE HORSES. Ahead of its anticipated unveiling this Friday, No Clean Singing is currently streaming the record in full issuing, “The entire album flows almost like a single composition; some of the tracks move seamlessly from one to the next (it makes sense that the album is presented here in a single YouTube stream without artificial breaks). Yet without ever breaking into a race, the band are skilled at building tension and changing moods, bringing the music to emotional crescendos but also plumbing the quiet depths of abandonment and desolation.”[MORE…]

TOMBS: US Tour With Crowbar Underway – This weekend, Brooklyn, New York’s TOMBS will begin a near-three-week run of US dates supporting Crowbar. Set to commence on November 11th and run through December 1st, the band’s latest trek follows their recent mini tour with 1349 and labelmates Goatwhore leading to their performance at this year’s edition of Ozzfest Meets Knotfest. Additional support will be provided by Incite and Tricounty Terror on select shows. See all confirmed dates below. [MORE…]

SECT: No Echo Debuts “Day For Night” Video From Southern Lord-Bound No Cure For Death LPSECT – founded by members of Cursed, Left For Dead, Catharsis, Undying, Earth Crisis, The Path Of Resistance, Day Of Suffering, Racetraitor, and more – has issued an official video created for the song “Day For Night,” which hails from the band’s impending second album, No Cure For Death, set for release later this month through Southern Lord. [MORE…]

SCOUR: Extreme Metal Collective Featuring Philip H. Anselmo, Members Of Cattle Decapitation, Misery Index, Pig Destroyer, And More Releases Signature Guitar Pedal Via Amptweaker – Following the release of their Red EP via Housecore Records, SCOUR – the extreme metal supergroup featuring Philip H. Anselmo and members of Cattle Decapitation, Misery Index, Pig Destroyer, and more – has collaborated with Amptweaker engineer James Brown to release a signature SCOUR guitar pedal. The pedal is a modeled after Amptweaker’s TightMetal Pro pedal, which is a distortion pre amp with built-in noise gate, effects loops, boost controls, and a special Side Track â„¢ loop for other effects when the preamp is not engaged. [MORE…]

NATVRE’S: Early Cvlts By Greek Black Metal Trio Streaming At Decibel Magazine; LP Available Through Argento Records – Thessaloniki, Greece’s blackened warriors NATVRE’S present the band’s second full-length auditory onslaught, Early Cvlts, which is now streaming in its entirety at Decibel Magazine. “Early Cvlts had a difficult birth, NATVRE’S states. “We put everything we could into making a record that has more on everything than our debut album Wrath. More heaviness, more darkness, more despair, and more evilness. And it’s more difficult to do that when you write straightforward songs because you are naked, and you can’t hide yourself in the fog of complicity.” [MORE…]

ANCIENT VVISDOM: BrooklynVegan Premieres “Light Of Lucifer” Video From Occult Rock Collective; 33 Full-Length Out Now Via Magic Bullet – The occult rock practitioners in ANCIENT VVISDOM are pleased to unveil the official new visual accompaniment to the track “Light Of Lucifer” from their recently-issued 33 full-length. The clip, shot in a historically haunted auditorium, is currently playing at BrooklynVegan. Notes Nathan “Opposition” Jochum, “We filmed at one of the most haunted places in Ohio in an auditorium referred to by some as a ‘vortex’ or ‘portal to hell’ at the House Of Wills, which is the current location of The New Church Of Satan in Cleveland. [MORE…]

APARTMENT 213: Magic Bullet Records Presents Collected Violence Forty-Seven-Track Collection From Cleveland Act – Magic Bullet Records presents Collected Violence, an overstocked arsenal of tracks from Cleveland act APARTMENT 213, as the label introduces the outfit’s back-catalog into digital distribution channels. There’s no two ways about it: Collected Violence is an entirely excessive and unrelenting amount of material. Forty-seven songs in length, there are few humans built to endure such constant ferocity. Such is power violence. [MORE…]

PISSED REGARDLESS: San Diego Thrash/Crossover Outfit Joins Creator-Destructor Records; Track From Upcoming Seven-Inch Streaming – Creator-Destructor Records is excited to announce that San Diego-based thrash metal/crossover outfit PISSED REGARDLESS has joined the label’s family. The Creator-Destructor PISSED REGARDLESS debut comes in the form of the ripping new Feed The Birds 7″, the record crushing with five brand new tracks of thrashing metallic madness, sure to please fans of the 1990s Earache death/grind persuasion and 1980s punk/hardcore alike. [MORE…]

ZUD: A Wilderness Left Untamed Album By Maine-Based Blackened Metal Cult Now Available Digitally – Following the limited CD release at Shadow Woods Metal Fest in September, A Wilderness Left Untamed, the second album from Portland, Maine’s blackened rock/metal cult, ZUD, is now available for digital purchase. [MORE…]

THE OXFORD COMA: “Patterns Of Thought” Lyric Video From Steve Albini-Produced Everything Out Of Tune LP Debuted Via Svbterranean – Svbterranean has debuted a new lyric video from prog/grunge-fueled desert dwellers THE OXFORD COMA. The new visuals were created for “Patterns Of Thought,” the track found on the band’s recently-released Everything Out Of Tune LP, which the band self-released after recording with the legendary Steve Albini. [MORE…]

THIS WILL DESTROY YOU: Mini Tour With Sannhet Underway; “Kitchen” Single Out Now And StreamingTHIS WILL DESTROY YOU will join fellow post-rockers Sannhet this weekend for a short run of live dates including a BrooklynVegan-presented show on November 14th at Knitting Factory, as part of the historic New York City venue’s 30th anniversary celebration. The trek begins November 12th in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and runs through November 18th in Teaneck, New Jersey. See all confirmed dates below. [MORE…]

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