Death Engine crank out a half-hour of pure abrasiveness on their sophomore full-length, Place Noire.
From the caustic post-hardcore of 2013’s Amen EP, to the cacophonous and angular chaos of 2015’s Mud, Lorient’s Death Engine have been on a steady path to noisy glory since their inception. As such, it comes as no surprise that Place Noire sees the band embracing their noise rock elements more than ever before. This results in six tense, gritty tracks full of hypnotic rhythms, atonal guitars, and swirling murks of feedback and noise. The band’s sound may have changed yet again, but their visceral heaviness remains. Continue Reading
This Friday, May 4, Colorado sludge rockers Stone Deaf will unleash their sophomore full-length, Royal Burnout, digitally and on CD via the band’s own Coffin & Bolt label (vinyl to follow at a later date). Armed with muscular stoner grooves, fuzzed-out psychedelic vibes, and a tremendous low end, Royal Burnout is heavy rock at its catchiest and, well, heaviest. Fans of Kyuss and Corrosion of Conformity alike will want to pay attention.
In preparation for its release, Svbterranean is happy to bring an exclusive full stream of the record. Additionally, bassist and vocalist Cody Isaman agreed to give a track-by-track rundown of the entire album. Continue reading to check it all out. Continue Reading
ZEKE is one of those bands that has a reputation, proud and loud and boisterous, with a no-nonsense attitude and style. They are a band that is meat and potatoes as they come: Punk attitude, brash playing, loud as fuck with balls to spare. They are what happens when a coke addict takes a shit ton of methamphetamine, down a bottle of whiskey, learned to play via Motorhead and Ramones, and continued cranking shit to a volume of 11 and moving at 6th gear. Continue Reading
Mixed, Not Stirred is a weekly column in which artists curate special, themed playlists via Spotify or other mediums.
In this week’s Mixed, Not Stirred, Austin metallers Runescarred (ex-Dead Earth Politics) put together a special horror themed playlist. Vocalist Ven Scott said of the mix: Continue Reading