Tucson, AZ powerviolence/hardcore outfit Sex Prisoner have released “Loaded Dice”, a new single off of their upcoming Spring-expected debut LP, Tannhauser Gate. “Loaded Dice” is a prime example of Sex Prisoner formulaic perfection: stomach-churning bass, heavy sludge mixed with sharp explosions of violence for push-moshing/shoving and a modicum of comfort with straight-forwards hardcore riffage for spin-kicking your fellow member to oblivion. There’s even a “Let’s go!” mosh call.
Check out “Loaded Dice” over at CVLT Nation here, check out Sex Prisoner live (dates and details below) and look out for Tannhauser Gate via Deep Six Records (US) and RSRec (Europe). “Loaded Dice” will be available as an exclusive flexi only at Sex Prisoner’s Los Angeles show later this month. Continue Reading
Norwegian avant-garde rock outfit Virus have premiered a new track from their forthcoming fourth full-length recording, Memento Collider, at Decibel. The new track is the nearly eight-minute “Steamer” and it is quite the dizzying experience. Melodically dissonant guitar riffs writhe across this sprawling, doomed number, and are propelled by hypnotically droning vocals. Check out the track after the break.
Memento Collider will be released on June 3.
French terrorizers Plebeian Grandstand have premiered the official video for their track “Eros Culture” over at Metal Injection. The vicious tune, which is taken from their group’s impending False Highs,True Lows LP, is set to an equally intense performance video shot by Level Up Film. Check out the video after the break.
False Highs, True Lows will be released on April 29 via Throatruiner Records.
Chicago powerviolence stalwarts Weekend Nachos have premiered a new track from their upcoming final full-length record, Apology, at Lambgoat. Titled “Eulogy”, the new track unleashes relentless hardcore beatdowns that will cripple listeners with its sheer sonic heaviness. Check out the hammering tune here.
Apology will be released on May 20 via Relapse Records.
The band’s upcoming tour dates can be seen below.
Photo by Aya Tiffany Sato
Mathcore/post-hardcore juggernauts The Fall of Troy have released their highly-anticipated new album, and first album since 2009 In the Unlikely Event, OK. The band decided to release the new effort for free and can be picked up here. The band’s official statement is as follows: