Moravia, NY-based death metal outfit NilExistence have announced the release of their debut full-length album. The new record, which was mixed/mastered at Hertz Studio (Behemoth, Decapitated, Vader) by the Wiesławski brothers in Poland, will be titled Existence in Revelation and will be released on March 25. Drummer/vocalist Kyle Kratzer had the following to say about the upcoming album:
“Existence In Revelation is based on the life experiences that have affected Dave Gruver (guitar/vocals) and myself during the writing period. The idea behind the title comes from how I personally felt when in the midst of a darker period. When one finds himself in a “revelation” type state, they have a few choices in which to handle the new information or realization they discovered; they may take the newly acquired knowledge and expand upon their problem/life, take nothing from the experience and brush it off, or stay stuck in the revelation itself (which is the route explored on the album.) As if in a bubble, one neither acts nor fails to act upon the new knowlegde, but instead remains within the revelation (bubble). The lyrics are based upon what I saw and learned within this revelation.”
The album’s artwork and track listing can be found after the break, along with the lyric video for the new track “Primordial Transgression”.
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Philadelphia-based sludgy noise rockers Bardus have premiered a new track from their upcoming album, Stella Porta, at Metal Sucks. Titled “Smoke Bath”, the catchy, corrosive new tune unleashes metallic bass lines and groove-laden, scathing riffs aimed at crushing as many skulls as possible within the track’s short, two-minute time frame. It would be too easy to write off this band as another AmRep worshiper, because Bardus definitely have their own thing going on. Check it out here.
Stella Porta will be released on April 1 via Solar Flare Records. Pre-order here.
Check out their upcoming tour dates below.
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Avant-garde tech metal duo Geryon (Krallice) have premiered a new track from their upcoming album, The Wound and The Bow, at Stereogum. Titled “Silent Command”, the new track churns out malformed, lurching, twisting bass lines and equally erratic and unpredictable drum patterns in abundance. Fans of Gorguts, Baring Teeth, Dysrhythmia and the like would want to check this out ASAP. Listen to the discombobulating tune after the break.
The Wound and The Bow will be released on April 8 via Profound Lore.
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One-man doom machine Shane Ocell – a.k.a Via Vengeance – has premiered a new track from his upcoming album, Harsh Conditions, at No Clean Singing. Titled “Dead in the Snow”, the track features sprawling, caustic marches that are boosted by a cataclysmic low-end. The crushing tune also features guest vocal and guitar contributions by A Storm of Light/Neurosis member Josh Graham. Check out the track here.
Harsh Conditions will be released on March 11 via Battleground Records. Pre-order here.
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Portland doom crew Graves at Sea have premiered a new track from their upcoming album, The Curse That Is, at Decibel. The new track is the monolithic, 11-minute jam “Dead Eyes” and it absolutely crushes. Thick, muscular riffs and, bellowing bass lines and thunderous percussion walk hand-in-hand toward total aural annihilation. Get crushed under its sonic weight after the break.
The Curse That Is will be released on April 1 via Relapse Records. Pre-order here.
The band’s upcoming tour dates with Order of the Owl can be found after the break as well.