Chinese post-rock collective Wang Wen have premiered the title track to their forthcoming ninth studio album, Sweet Home, Go!, at Ghost Cult Mag. The sprawling 14-minute composition features minimal, melancholic post-rock guitar melodies that are enshrouded in heavy layers of interstellar ambiance, and are further accompanied by a wide array of instrumentation and electronic sound effects. Check out the mammoth-sized tune after the break.
Sweet Home, Go! will be released on Pelagic Records on October 7 (Europe) and October 28 (U.S.). Pre-order here.
Louisville, Kentucky-based black metal outfit Anagnorisis have premiered a new track from their forthcoming album, Peripeteia, at Decibel Magazine. The new track is titled “5306 Morningside” and it effortlessly blends haunting melody with scathing, blackened instrumentation that is determined to rip the souls from listeners. Frontman Zachary Kerr says of the track:
Ohio’s Homewrecker have announced the release of a new four-track EP. The new release will be titled Extinction by Design and is set to be released on October 14 via Good Fight Music. The release was was recorded and mixed by Andy Nelson (Harm’s Way, Eternal Sleep), and mastered by Brad Boatright (Nails, Full of Hell), and will feature guest appearances by Alvino Salcedo of Of Feather and Bone and John Hoffman of Weekend Nachos. Frontman Matt Barnum says the lyrics of the EP range from the local (“hometown drug abusers and crooked people”), to the global (“the world’s resources being depleted, and how little our government values life”), to the historical (“stories of French Revolution torture methods”).
The EP’s artwork and track listing can be found after the break, along with the band’s forthcoming touring schedule.
Bass and drum weirdos Bangladeafy have premiered their new video for their track “Say It With Your Chest” at Metal Sucks. The acid-trip of a tune, which comes from their recently released Narcopaloma EP, is set to an equally trippy video depicting the band performing in front of an ever-changing, kaleidoscopic backdrop and a Robosapien toy just doing its thing. Check it out after the break.
Metallic hardcore outfit Racetraitor return with their first new song since 1999, just in time for the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election. The new track is titled “By the Time I Get to Pennsylvania” and it features enough incendiary riffs to set the campaign trail on fire. The single, which is paired with a new recording of an early demo titled “Damaged”, is available through the band’s Bandcamp, and will be available as a limited edition flexidisc through Organized Crime Records in the near future. Drummer Andy Hurley says of their return:
New York post-black metal quartet Black Table have premiered a new track from their upcoming album, Obelisk, at Decibel. Titled “Helm”, the lumbering seven-minute tune weaves together melancholic dirges with flurries of black metal, and towering post-metal marches. Check it out after the break.
Obelisk will be released on October 14 via Silent Pendulum (U.S.) and Moment of Collapse (Europe).