Canadian grind outfit Fuck the Facts have premiered the official video for their track “Everywhere Yet Nowhere” at Invisible Oranges. The track, which opens up the band’s 2015 album Desire Will Rot, is set to a comical, visual acid trip of a video that splices together a myriad of internet videos and other random clips. There’s breakdancing, jam bands, cats, CGI fire-breathing robot dinosaurs, more cats and other seizure-inducing imagery. Check out the madness after the break.
[Photo by Josh Sisk]
Grind aficionados Agoraphobic Nosebleed have premiered a new track from their upcoming doom-laden EP, Arc, at Metal Sucks. Titled “Deathbed”, the new track unleashes suffocating heaviness across eight and a half minutes. The track begins with marching cataclysmic groove that eventually evolves into a galloping Sabbathian romp. In other words, it’s crushing. Check out the track after the break.
Arc will be released on January 22 via Relapse Records.
Brooklyn grinders Magrudergrind have released the official video for their new track “Sacrificial Hire”, which will appear on the group’s upcoming album II. The bombastic new track is set to grainy footage depicting the manufacture of weapons and religious sermons. Obviously, it’s very fitting. Check out the clip after the break.
II will be released on February 12 via Relapse Records.
Philadelphia’s infamous Starkweather have released the full, unmastered version of their 28-minute new track “Divided By Zero”. The track, which will only be available for streaming for the next 48 hours, will be featured on one of two planned full-length albums. Both records do not have official release dates of yet and no other details have been released. Until then, get a taste of Starkweather‘s sprawling madness while it is still available after the break.
UK beatdown hardcore/downtempo outfit Desolated have premiered via video “The Beginning”, the second single off of the group’s upcoming February 1st expected album, The End. The single follows in the footsteps of the prior released single, showing the band moving towards a more Biohazard-esque traditional hardcore direction, whilst still maintaining the group’s unique brand of downtuned pummeling. Check out the video for “The Beginning” below and pre-order The End physically via BDHW Records or MLVLTD Records or via digital download here. Continue Reading
Southern California metallic hardcore unit God’s Hate (featuring members of Twitching Tongues, Skinfather) have premiered the crushing title track off of their upcoming debut LP, Mass Murder, due out February 5th on Closed Casket Activities. Building on the band’s initial Troycore influenced style, Mass Murder takes on new influence from legendary hardcore bands like Merauder and “finally captures the original vision GOD’S HATE set out to achieve, introducing more metallic leads and harmonies than were present on their earlier EPs.” Stream the newly title track over at Lambgoat here and pre-order Mass Murder digitally here or physically (vinyl, CD) here.
Norwegian hardcore outfit Ondt Blod have unleashed a new track from their upcoming full-length debut, Finnmark, which is due out on January 18 via Loyal Blood Records. The new track is titled “Symbola” and it showcases the band’s genre-bending, eclectic sound. The track features blistering, blackened assaults, metallic hardcore beatdowns, straightforward d-beat stampedes and catchy, melodic choruses that seem to come out of nowhere. Check out the track after the break.
Icelandic technical death metal outfit Cult of Lilith have premiered a new track from their upcoming EP, Arkanum, at Heavy Blog is Heavy. Titled “Night Hag”, the new track succeeds in bludgeoning listeners with their brutal chops. The track cycles back and forth between hammering, straightforward death metal and twisting and churning technical prowess throughout. Check it out at this location now.
Arkanum will be released on January 22.
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Swedish black metal/post-rock outfit Hypothermia (Lifelover, etc) have announced a new European mini tour in support of their most recent record, Svartkonst. The four date trek will bring the band to France, Belgium and Germany, and will see the band supported by Georgian progressive outfit Psychonaut 4. Check out the dates after the break along with a stream of Svartkonst.
The band also announced the addition of a new bassist to their ranks, Phil A. Cirone of Craft, Kall and formerly of Shining. He said of his new position:
“I consider it a great honor to have been granted the opportunity to add my weapon of choice to the Hypothermia arsenal. I will wield it with the utmost respect for this great art”.
Hungarian dark, doom-laden hardcore act Oaken have announced the release of their new full-length record. The new effort will be titled King Beast (artwork above) and will be released on February 19 via Alerta Antifascista Records. The album’s track listing and official trailer can be seen after the break.