The Netherlands’ experimental black metal soloist Gnaw Their Tongues (Maurice “Mories” De Jong) has premiered the title track from his forthcoming record, Hymns for the Broken, Swollen and Silent, at The Quietus. The track is haunting, industrial sprawl comprised of torturous sounds that writhe atop each other to create a unique aural nightmare. Check it out now.
Hymns for the Broken, Swollen and Silent will be released on December 9 via Consouling Sounds. Pre-order here. Cassettes will be made available through Tartarus Records., digital versions can be obtained via the Gnaw Their Tongues Bandcamp, and a CD release will be made available through Crucial Blast Records.
Portland hardcore punks Cliterati (Poison Idea, Voetsek, et al) are currently streaming their forthcoming self-titled EP via Bandcamp. The five-track effort will officially be released through Tankcrimes on December 9. Vocalist Ami Lawless issued the following statement regarding the release:
Utah’s Rile (Cult Leader, et al) have premiered their forthcoming EP, Ethereal Existence, over at Exclaim. The EP will officially be released this Friday, December 2 via the band themselves. The three-track EP weaves together sludge’s monolithic presence and tone, post-hardcore blood-pumping drive and mathcore’s angularity into one destructive mixture. Fans of early Cave In and the like will want to check it out. Stream it in full after the break.