Brooklyn “doom pop” outfit Black Black Black have premiered a new track from their upcoming album, Altered States of Death and Grace, at The Obelisk. The new jam in question is the bellowing two-minute “Let’s Scare Death to Death”, which crafts bouncing, down-tuned grooves in abundance. The track is the byproduct of when sludge, noise rock and rock coalesce. Check out the track now.
Altered States of Death and Grace will be released on March 25 via Aqualamb Records.
Italian doom rock collective Arcana 13 have premiered their new album, Danza Macabra, at CVLT Nation. The record will is officially out today via Aural Music and can be picked up at this location. Fuzzed-out doom riffs, Gothic atmospheres and wonderfully occult lyrics make up this catchy, eight-track effort. Check it out in its entirety right here.
Chicagoan mathcore trio Lower Automation have premiered a new track from their upcoming debut EP, Maps, at Heavy Blog is Heavy. The new track is titled “The Cartographer” and it is sure to give listeners a heavy dose of vertigo. Hyperactive guitar riffs and volatile drumming unleash their dizzying assaults across the track’s noise-laden, three-minute duration. If The Dillinger Escape Plan were to copulate with Hella (especially There’s No 666 in Outer Space Hella), Lower Automation would be the product. Check out the track after the break.
Maps will be released on April 1. Pre-order here.
French experimental black metal outfit Plebeian Grandstand have premiered a new track from their upcoming album, False Highs, True Lows, at Stereogum. The new track is titled “Tributes and Oblivions” and it sounds downright evil. Malevolent, churning dissonant riffs and cataclysmic drumming collide head-on with menacing melodies and tortured vocals. It’s frighteningly heavy. Check out the track now.
False Highs, True Lows will be released on April 29 via Throatruiner Records and Basement Apes. Pre-order here. and here.
Denver duo Oryx have premiered the official video for their track “The Singularity” at Noisey. Taken from the group’s upcoming split with Arizonian grinders Languish, the track is set to a Micah Schultz-directed clip depicting the band performing in the forest amidst shots of a hooded woman performing rituals and terrorizing a poor fellow. Check out the clip after the break.
The Oryx/Languish split LP is due out on April 1 via Battleground Records. Pre-order here.
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Chicago’s Like Rats (Weekend Nachos, etc) have premiered a new track from their upcoming album, II, at CVLT Nation. The new track is titled “Gates” and it delivers a crushing, mid-paced death metal march full of muscular grooves. Its devastating, stomping riffs provide the perfect sonic beating to start the day. Check out the hellacious new jam now.
II will be released on March 25 via Southern Lord. Pre-order here.
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Philadelphia’s Bardus have premiered a new track from their upcoming album, Stella Porta, at Blow the Scene. Titled “Haze”, the new jam features intoxicating stoner riffs and tumultuous sludge stomps. Think of a stoned Fight Amp and you get the gist of “Haze”. Check out incredibly catchy tune here.
Stella Porta will be released on April 1 via Solar Flare Records. Pre-order here.
The band’s forthcoming tour dates can be seen below.