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Arizonian doom metal soloist Via Vengeance (Sorxe) has premiered a new track from its upcoming album, Harsh Conditions, at CVLT Nation. Titled “Swarmed”, the new track features all of the raw, grumpy and visceral sludge goodness everyone needs to start the day. What makes even more interesting is the fact that project’s solitary member, Shane Ocell, handles all of the instrumentation and arrangement, even in live settings. Check it out here.
Harsh Conditions will be released on March 11 via Battleground Records. Pre-order here.
Check out Via Vengeance‘s upcoming tour dates after the break.
Portland eclectic punk trio Tiny Knives have premiered their upcoming full-length, Black Haze, at Noisey. The album will officially be released this Friday, February 5, via Eolian Empire and can be picked up here. The eccentric and acidic record features a strange but satisfying mix of punk, garage punk, noise rock, sludge and general weirdness. Check it out at this location.
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New York metallic hardcore outfit Manipulate have premiered a new track from their upcoming EP, Becoming Madness, at Invisible Oranges. The new track is the corrosive “Beaten Path”, which churns out incendiary, thrashing riffs and mosh-worthy beatdowns in abundance. Get rowdy at this location now.
Becoming Madness will be released on February 12 via Flatspot Records. Pre-order here.
Brooklyn “doom pop” rockers Black Black Black have premiered a new track from their upcoming album, Altered States of Death and Grace, at Brooklyn Vegan. Titled “Let’s Bloodlet”, the new track offers up two-minutes of catchy, stoner adjacent goodness, with a pinch of post-punk and punk rock thrown in for good measure. Dave Curran of Unsane and Pigs fame lends his vocals to the track as well. Check out the tune here.
Altered States of Death and Grace will be released on March 25 via Aqualamb Records.
California heavy-hitters Seven Sisters of Sleep have premiered their forthcoming album, Ezekiel’s Hags, at Decibel. The album will officially be released on February 5 via Relapse Records and can be purchased at this location. Ezekiel’s Hags is a truly bludgeoning record that features all of the thick, hardcore-tinged sludge mayhem one can handle. Get pummeled here.