Screamo quintet Knife Hits have premiered a new track from their forthcoming album, Eris, over at Impose Magazine. Unlike previously released tracks “Descent” and “Forgotten Vessels”, “Map Territory Relation” sees the band trading in their high octane, blistering screamo chops for some down-tuned, angular sludge mayhem. Check it out now.
Eris will be released on September 16 via Dead Tank Records/Hydrogen Man Records/Give Praise Records.
Norwegian blackened hardcore trio NAG have premiered their forthcoming self-titled album at New Noise. The record will officially be released this Friday, September 2, via Fysisk Format and can be purchased here. The band comments on their blistering debut release:
“We wanted the album to sound through and through primitive and aggressive. No beating around the bushes, just pure savagery. Hard and fast bands are dime a dozen nowadays, but few sound as mean as the old European hardcore and black metal bands from the ’80s and ’90s. So we generally tried to keep it simple and not overthink things. The result is the primitive punk/metal-hybrid that is NAG. UGH!”
Check it out now.
New Jersey metallic hardcore thrashers Robots and Monsters have premiered their forthcoming EP, Nothing to Fear Nothing to Fight, over at Metal Insider. The EP will officially be released this Friday, September 2, via the band themselves and can be purchased here. Those looking for a raw, high energy release to kick off their day will have to look no further than this seven-track barn burner. Check it out now.
Italian doom trio Ufomammut are currently in the studio recording their eight full-length studio album, and follow-up to 2015’s Ecate. The band are recording the currently untitled effort at Crono Sound Factory in Vimodrone with Ciccio and his associates of Femore Production. More info on this new album will be made available in the coming months. In the meantime, check out Ecate after the break along with the band’s forthcoming tour dates.
Kentucky black metallers Anagnorisis have released several details surrounding their forthcoming album, Peripeteia. The new full-length serves as both a prequel (tracks 1-5) and sequel (tracks 6-8) to their 2013 album, Beyond All Light. The record is reported to be autobiographical in nature, detailing frontman Zachary Kerr’s childhood. A press release elaborates: