Canadian noise metallers KEN mode have announced the release of their seventh full-length album and follow-up to 2015’s Success. The record, which was produced by Andrew Schneider (Daughters, Unsane, et al), will be titled Loved and will be released on August 31 via Season of Mist and New Damage Records. The album’s artwork can be seen above and the official track listing can be found after the break.
Additionally the band’s new video for the album’s opening track, “Doesn’t Feel Pain Like He Should”, can also be found below.
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
In May 2016, Deafkids released their jarring full-length, Configuração do Lamento, which was re-released on Neurot Recordings the following year after label head and Neurosis guitarist Steve Von Till was blown away by it. To keep the Hype Train moving, we at Svbterranean reached out to the band do discuss the background of each track on this unique record. Continue reading to see what they had to say. Continue Reading
Wrong’s debut ep Stop Giving marked a shift in the songwriting canon of Eric Hernandez/Ryan Haft. Previously the pair logged many miles in post-hardcore outfit Capsule. The latter was more than capable of countless arrangement and feel changes in literally under 60 seconds whereas the former adopted an approach more akin to New York jazz/noise/groove legends Helmet. With Haft and Hernandez time-tested work ethic, Stop Giving was followed by an 11 song, self-titled full-length album a short time later. Wrong was notable for not only its release on powerhouse Relapse records but also for it’s marked growth in songwriting, execution, and overall intensity. Continue Reading
Keiji Haino. Sumac. What more can be said about these two that hasn’t been said before? Continue Reading
Miami noise rock/alternative metal outfit Wrong (ex-Capsule, ex-Torche, etc) have announced the release of their sophomore full-length. The upcoming album, which follows 2016’s self-titled debut, will be titled Feel Great and will be released on April 13 via Relapse Records. The album was self-produced by the band and recorded at various studios around Miami with mixing handled by guitarist Ryan Haft and artwork by Rick Smith of Torche. Check out the album artwork and track listing after the break, along with the official video for their new track “Culminate” (via Revolver).
French noise rock/hardcore outfit Death Engine have announced the release of their sophomore full-length album. The new record, which follows 2015’s Mud, will be titled Place Noire and will be released on April 13 via Throatruiner Records/Apocaplexy Records. The record recorded live then mixed in Laval by Amaury Sauvé (Birds In Row, Plebeian Grandstand, Necrodancer) and mastered by Karl Daniel Lidén (Breach, Terra Tenebrosa, Crippled Black Phoenix).
Check out the album artwork and track listing after the break, along with the new music video for the track “Modern Life”.