Savannah, GA-based metallic hardcore band Vatican have premiered their new video for their track “Slit Of Creation” via New Noise. The anti-suicide song is off of their forthcoming five-track EP, titled Ache of Eternity, and the video depicts the mental battle of depression and suicidal thoughts. Check it out after the break.
Stockholm mathcore/grind outfit God Mother have announced the release of their sophomore full-length album. The record, which follows 2015’s Maktbehov, will be titled Vilseledd and will be released on September 29 via Party Smasher, Inc. Label founder and The Dillinger Escape Plan guitarist Ben Weinman said this of the band:
“After 20 years of touring the world and playing thousands of shows with thousands of bands, it is hard to impress me. But Sweden has done it again. God Mother is an undeniable force majeure that demands attention like bands did in the old days, by just being that fucking good. Torch, officially passed!”
Ledge – the solo project of former Weekend Nachos frontman John Hoffman – has premiered a new track from its upcoming full-length, Cold Hard Concrete, via Invisible Oranges. The new track is the concusive “Blacked Out”, which expertly weaves together the sludgiest bits of its sister band’s discography into one, three-minute stormer. Hoffman had the following to say about the new single:
Austin-based noise-infused metallers BLK OPS (ex-Kill the Client) and San Diego deathgrinders Cave Bastard (ex-Cattle Decapitation) are currently streaming new tracks from their upcoming split. BLK OPS have premiered the lurching “Hallucinogenic Bomb Vest”, while Cave Bastard have unleashed the ripping “Violent Perpetuator”. BLK OPS offered the following comments regarding their track:
Oakland metallic hardcore outfit Wilderness Dream are currently streaming their forthcoming EP, Paralysis Rise. The seven-track EP will officially be released tomorrow via Creator Destructor Records and can be purchased here. These seven tracks are full of blistering, thrashing hardcore that will help the nine-to-fivers get through this grueling Thursday. Stream the EP after the break.
Progressive blackened death metal outfit Cormorant have premiered a new track from their forthcoming album, Diaspora, via Brooklyn Vegan/Invisible Oranges. Titled “The Devourer”, the track weaves in-and-out between disemboweling, gutter-spawned death metal to flashy proggy flair complete with memorable vocal refrains. The band said the following of the new single:
Progressive/technical death metal unit Inanimate Existence have premiered a new track from their forthcoming album, Underneath a Melting Sky, via Toilet ov Hell. Titled “In Moonlight I Am Reborn”, the new track features a seamless blend between Inanimate Existence new and old; weaving together their newfound affinity for progressive flair with bludgeoning grooves and tech death virtuosity. Check out the track after the break.
Underneath a Melting Sky will be released on August 25 via The Artisan Era. Pre-order here.
Post-hardcore outfit Less Art (Kowloon Walled City, Curl Up and Die, Thrice) have premiered a new track from their upcoming album, Strangled Light, via NPR. Titled “Diana the Huntress”, the storming track unleashes violent angular vitriol across three raging minutes. Super Unison and ex-Punch vocalist Meghan O’Neill-Pennie lends her vicious scream to the track as well. Check out the tune after the break.
Strangled Light will be released on July 28 via Gilead Media.
Read our review of the record here.
Georgian metallic hardcore act Vatican have announced the release of a new EP. The forthcoming five-track effort will be titled Ache of Eternity and will be released on August 25 with Sorrow Carrier Records. Ache Of Eternity was recorded by Kris Hilbert at Legitimate Business (Advent, Torch Runner, Red Death, Joy) in May of 2017, after which it was mastered by Brad Boatright at Audiosiege (Integrity, Nails, Xibalba) and completed with artwork by Spencer Guerrero.
The album’s artwork and track listing can be found after the break along with the band’s upcoming touring schedule.
The band’s previous releases can be heard here.
Japanese screamo/post-hardcore outfit Heaven in Her Arms recently debuted the official video for their track “Glare of the End”. The intricate and emotionally potent track, which comes from their new White Halo LP, is set to a collage of live performance clips directed by by Tamezawa Wataru. Check out the clip after the break.
Read our review of White Halo here.