Sicily-based industrial black metal trio Al Ard are poised to release their new self-titled full-length tomorrow, June 22, via code666. Fusing together cyberkinetic industrial metal and stark black metal with elements of harsh noise and dubstep, Al Ard craft a unique atmosphere of cosmic horror across eight tracks. In anticipation of its release, we at Svbterranean are stoked to present you the full album in all of its bizarre glory. Check it out after the break and purchase it at this location. Continue Reading
With its throttling rhythms, rock swagger, prog flair and technical proficiency, Gyre‘s Shared Visions is an eclectic metal tour de force. Officially out today, the New Jersey trio’s full-length debut combines the best elements of modern metal and rock with nods to Mastodon, Mutoid Man and more. To celebrate its release, we at Svbterranean bring you an exclusive stream of the record alongside a track-by-track rundown from bassist/vocalist Ian McCartney. Jam the record in full and check out what McCartney had to say after the break. Continue Reading
Louisville noisy hardcore outfit Comess are poised to release their debut full-length, Botched & Flailed, tomorrow, June 15. Full of angular guitars, tremendous low-end, and grimy dissonance, Botched & Flailed is a brooding and ugly hardcore that packs in as much punch as possible within 28 minutes. Think of the unpredictable chaos of Coalesce crossed with the noisy grooves of Will Haven and you get a basic idea of the violence that awaits you.
In anticipation of is release, we at Svbterranean are excited to bring you an exclusive full stream of the record in all its heavy glory. Check out the goods after the break. Continue Reading
Cover by Craig Cirinelli of Housewithoutwalls Design
Long-running Tulsa based music collective ESCAPING THE ORDINARY are set to premiere the fourth instalment in their compilation series this Friday, June 15th. The collective was founded by Ty Griffin with a simple yet effective modus operandi that good music needs to be heard. The first three compilations were a mix of well-established artists like JUNIUS, THURSDAY, DREDG, (DAMN) THIS DESERT AIR, CONSTANTS, and CASPIAN, among others, but also aimed the spotlight at smaller artists.
In just a few short weeks, Austin metallers Runescarred (ex-Dead Earth Politics) will release their debut EP, We Are. Drawing influence from various areas across the heavy music universe, We Are delivers three tracks that will appease metalheads from all walks of life.
In anticipation of its release we have parterered with the band to bring you the official music video for the EP’s second track, “A Darker Man”. Weaving in-and-out of acoustic ballads and hard rock fervor, this new track is undoubtedly infectious. Vocalist Ven Scott said the following of the song/video: Continue Reading
Photo by Tom L. Matthews
This Friday, June 8, New York grunge trio Surmiser
are poised to release their throttling new EP, Hold the Static
. Drawing influence from 90s alternative, 80s punk and noise rock, Surmiser
crank out four abrasive, thrashing and oddly infectious tracks on this new recording. Fans of Tad
, Mission of Burma
, early Nirvana
and all things Amphetamine Reptile will want to take note.
In preparation for its release, we at Svbterranean are here to hook you up with an early stream of the EP. Additionally, guitarist and vocalist Jay Andersen agreed to breakdown the record track-by-track. Check out everything after the break and purchase the record here.
This Friday, June 8, Boston post-metallers Lesser Glow (ex-Irepress, The Proselyte, et al) will release their full-length debut, Ruined, via Pelagic Records. Infusing crushing post-metal sensibilities with post-hardcore angularity, atmospheric fervor, and 90s alt-rock energy, Lesser Glow have carved out a unique niche for themselves with this recording and the results are infectious.
In anticipation for its impending release, we at Svbterranean are excited to bring you an exclusive stream of Ruined. The band had the following comments regarding the record: Continue Reading
Photo by Mike St Onge
Blackened sludge titans Churchburn are slated to unleash their sophomore full-length record, None Shall Live… The Hymns of Misery, on July 13 via Armageddon Shop. Following 2014’s The Awaiting Coffins, None Shall Live… The Hymns of Misery sees the band upping the ante in every aspect of their sound. The riffs are more massive. The bleak atmospheres are even bleaker. It’s an overwhelmingly dark and melancholic affair that will satisfy fans and convert new ones. Continue Reading
Photo by Alex Ross
In late 2017, New Zealand’s Spook the Horses released their hauntingly beautiful third full-length album, People Used to Live Here. In contrast to the sprawling post-metal of previous records Brighter and Rainmaker, People Used to Live Here showed the band opting for a stripped-down, slow-burning approach that resulted in songs reminiscent to the moody jazz of Bohren & der Club of Gore, the desert doom of Earth, and the melancholic “slowcore” of Codeine and the like. The record is a prime example of when big sonic risks pay off.
If you happened to miss out on it last year, prepare to hop on the hype train with us. We at Svbterranean are proud to present the official music video for one of the most gorgeous cuts on the record, “Made Shapeless”. This infectious post-rock-meets-Bluetile Lounge track is set to an interactive 360° video, directed by Max Telfer, that is full of striking, stunning imagery. The band said the following of the new clip: Continue Reading
Photo by Joe Ellis
Bay Area melodic death metallers Light This City will release their first album in 10 years, Terminal Bloom, this Friday, May 25, via Creator-Destructor Records. Following 2008’s Stormchaser, Terminal Bloom sees a true return-to-form with its blistering complexity, hard-hitting riffs and endless earworm melodies. Longtime fans of the band will be more than pleased, while new fans will surely be converted.
In anticipation for its release, vocalist Laura Nichol and drummer Ben Murray stopped by to breakdown the album track-by-track. Murray speaks on the construction of the songs, while Nichol dissects the lyrical themes behind them. Check out what they had to say after the break and purchase the record here. Continue Reading