Southern California death metal/hardcore quartet SCALP will assault the masses with a brutal livestream set TODAY, as part of CVLT Nation’s Sonic Unrest Vol. 6 Virtual Fest. The band will be performing material from their recently unleashed debut LP, Domestic Extremity, which saw release at the end of October through Creator-Destructor Records.
Sonic Unrest Vol. 6 features ten bands in two days full of powerviolence, death metal, hardcore, black death, and sludge, all hosted on youtube.com/cvltnation. Each artist has donation links so that the audience can support them directly.
SCALP’s livestream launches at 6pm Pacific time TODAY at THIS LOCATION.
Engineered and mixed by Taylor Young at The Pit (Nails, Xibalba, Twitching Tongues) in August of 2020, Domestic Extremity was mastered by Brad Boatright at Audiosiege (Integrity, Obituary, Dropdead). The record features additional vocals on “Scalp” by Thqms of No Time Records, additional samples by Taylor Young on “Depleted Mass,” and spoken elements in “Bastard Land” by Nikko Jenkins, and is completed with cover Art by Kris Garcia, Julietta Weinstein, Jack Baker, Cole Sattler, and Jessica Renich.
Domestic Extremity is out now through all digital providers and on two limited vinyl variants in runs of 125 each via Bandcamp where the album is streaming in its entirety HERE and the Creator-Destructor webshop HERE.
SCALP is Southern California’s most violent and unpredictable new outfit, bred on a wide range of influences from across and beyond the realms of extreme music. Facets of classic and technical death metal, West Coast crust, and modern hardcore unite in an explosive attack in the vein of Nails, Dead In The Dirt, Dystopia, Homewrecker, and Terminal Nation. With their demo on the shelf for one year, SCALP now unloads their brutalizing debut full-length, Domestic Extremity, unloading ten tracks as devastating as they are lyrically pressing in the current state of the country.
“The Southern California outfit absolutely slays, spewing forth elements of power violence, death metal, hardcore, and sludge in a truly terrifying way.” – No Echo
“…the band blend elements of hardcore, death metal and grindcore into a visceral, violent melting pot. It’s a chaotic combination that sees them join bands like Cult Leader, Full Of Hell, and Nails on the most savage end of the hardcore spectrum.” – Distorted Sound Magazine
“SCALP spew forth some sincere and unadulterated rage with their debut Domestic Extremity. Their message is the need of the hour, and when spoken with such emotional honesty, it’s hard not to sit up and notice. Ruthless!” – Everything Is Noise
“Domestic Extremity is drenched in throwback grind, punk, hardcore, and death metal. With short, hard-hitting songs, the band cuts through the current state of underground punk and metal to great success. It is heavy. It is fast. It is noisy. It is all-around satisfying.” – New Noise Magazine
“Taking their influences from the broad spectrum of the extreme music scene, whether that be the technicality of death metal, the ferocious assault of grinding power violence or the political indignation of punk and hardcore, Scalp look to examine the soul of their nation, and what they find is not pretty.” – The Razor’s Edge