Roundup From The Compound – May 22nd, 2017

 

Roundup From The Compound – May 22nd, 2017

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GRIDFAILURE: Aversionline Premieres “Condescender” From Scathed Album Nearing Release Through Darker Days Ahead – Long-running underground music zine Aversionline has premiered a new track from the upcoming Scathed album by New York solo outfit GRIDFAILURE, which will see release in early June through Darker Days Ahead. Aversionline has issued the track “Condescender,” calling it, “a six-minute spread of sinister dark ambient swaths, murky melodies, and vengeful vocal textures…” [MORE…]
 
WEAPÖNIZER: 20 Buck Spin Recruits Denver Metal Act For Release Of Lawless Age LP; New Song “Hellbound” Streaming + Preorders Posted – 20 Buck Spin has recruited Denver’s unrestrained metal outfit WEAPÖNIZER for the late-June release of their second LP, Lawless Age. The label has issued preorders alongside a warning shot from the album, streaming the track “Hellbound.” [MORE…]

HIGHER POWER: Soul Structure Debut By UK Hardcore Act Streaming At Metal Hammer; LP Out This Week Through Flatspot Records/Venn Records – Leeds, UK-based hardcore act HIGHER POWER will unveil their debut LP, Soul Structure, through a cooperative release between Flatspot Records and Venn Records, at the end of this week week. Preceding its official street date, Metal Hammer is now streaming the entire LP. [MORE…]
 
REVOCATION To Kick Off Tour With Morbid Angel Next WeekREVOCATION are readying to kick off a mammoth US tour with Morbid Angel next week. Beginning with three headlining shows on May 19th, 20th, and 22nd, the band will join Morbid Angel on May 23rd, pillaging their way through nearly three dozen venues across the countyy by July 1st 2017. Additional support with be provided by Suffocation and Withered. See all confirmed dates below. [MORE…]
 
BARDSPEC: Ethereal Project Spearheaded By Enslaved’s Ivar Bjørnson Unveils “Gamma” Video From Hydrogen Debut At BrooklynVegan; Release Show At Saint Vitus Bar Draws Near – Next month will see the release of Hydrogen, the impending debut from BARDSPEC, the ambient project/band featuring Enslaved composer/guitarist Ivar Bjørnson and Today Is The Day’s Steve Austin. BARDSPEC fuses stirring, hallucinatory synth-sounds with mercurial guitar effects and hypnotic rhythms that navigate illusory landscapes. Field recordings and other found-sounds also drift and evaporate into the ether. Working intuitively with these elements and with sharpened senses, attuned to inner impulses, this is immersive music, that can exist anywhere, and anytime within the minds of the listener. [MORE…]
 
BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME Announces Colors Ten Year Anniversary Tour With Special Guests The Contortionist, Polyphia, And Toothgrinder – To celebrate the ten-year anniversary of their classic album, Colors, BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME will embark upon a special tour this September/October, which will see the band perform the record in its entirety! The Colors Ten Year Anniversary Tour features support from The Contortionist, Polyphia, and Toothgrinder. [MORE…]
 
EXPULSION Featuring Members of Repulsion, Exhumed, Phobia, Intronaut And More Announces Debut Album Nightmare Future; New Song “Altar Of Slaughter” Streaming – Relapse Records is proud to announce the official signing of extreme metal act EXPULSION. The newly-formed collective features members of Repulsion, Exhumed, Phobia, Intronaut, Gruesome, and numerous others. The band has shared the full details of their debut album Nightmare Future due out July 14th on CD, LP, and digital formats via Relapse Records. [MORE…]
 
GOATWHORE Announces North American Tour With Anciients; Band To Unleash Vengeful Ascension June 23rd Via Metal Blade Records – GOATWHORE, who are currently wrapping up a tour with labelmates Amon Amarth, will play the Fort Worth Metal Fest at the The Rail Club in Fort Wort, Texas at the end of the month before taking to the streets again for a near-three-week North American journey from June 9th through July 1st. Support will be provided by Vancouver metallers, Anciients. See all confirmed dates below. [MORE…]
 
SOLBRUD: Epic Black Metal Ensemble Premieres “Forfald” At Metal Injection; Vemod LP Nears Release Through Indisciplinarian And Vendetta Records – Copenhagen-based epic black metallers SOLBRUD are set to release their third full length offering Vemod on June 9th via Indisciplinarian and Vendetta Records. The eleven-minute album opus “Forfald” – which translates to “decay” – is now streaming exclusively through Metal Injection, preceding the single’s official release on digital platforms this coming Friday 19th. [MORE…]
 
THE COLD STARES: The Obelisk Streams New Tune From Nashville Rock Duo; Head Bent To See Release Next Month Via Small Stone – “A big part of my cancer recovery was getting my mind right, and just riding; there’s nothing like the focus and peace it brings.” – THE COLD STARES‘ Chris Tapp on “Head Bent” Head Bent is the forthcoming new full-length from Nashville rock duo THE COLD STARES. Set for release next month via Small Stone Recordings, the eleven-track Head Bent was produced and mixed by the band with Greg Pearce and mastered by Chris Goosman (Acid King, La Chinga, Solace, Lo Pan, Freedom Hawk et al) and serves as a must-have gem for fans of The Black Crowes, Dirty Streets, Rival Sons, and Royal Blood. [MORE…]
 
SAMOTHRACE: US Tour With He Whose Ox Is Gored Underway – Seattle doom metal merchants SAMOTHRACE are currently on a full US tour alongside their cohorts in He Whose Ox Is Gored. Immediately following the tour, SAMOTHRACE will spend the next several months completing the writing process and taking on the recording tasks of capturing several upcoming releases, including an impending split LP, as well as their anxiously awaited third studio album. Stand by for new updates on these titles in the months ahead. [MORE…]
 
HE WHOSE OX IS GORED: Ethereal Progressive Sludge Unit Kicks Off Tour With Samothrace; “Paralyzer” Seven-Inch Available – Ethereal sludge unit HE WHOSE OX IS GORED kicks off a near-month-long US tour with Seattle doom merchants Samothrace this evening in Great Fall, Montana. The band’s latest journey will run through June 10th in Oakland, California and includes Void Omnia, Noothgrush, and Graves At Sea on select dates. [MORE…]
 
CRYPT ROT: Ohio Death Cult Releases Disturbing “Pit Of Morbidity” Video – Ohio-based death cult CRYPT ROT has released a disturbing new video for “Pit Of Morbidity,” which hails from the band’s freshly exhumed Embryonic Devils debut. Formed in 2016 by a crew of scene veterans including several current/former members of Homewrecker, CRYPT ROT enlisted Bill Korecky at the Mars Compound (Integrity, Ringworm, Homewrecker) for the recording of Embryonic Devils, the resulting anthems delivering a crushing a high-gain sound that will grab listeners with its ferocity. [MORE…]
 
BISON: Vancouver Metal Veterans Unleash “Tantrum” From Impending Pelagic Records-Bound Full-Length; Preorders Available + Live Dates Loom – You Are Not The Ocean You Are The Patient is the forthcoming new full-length from Vancouver metal veterans BISON. Set for release in Europe on June 23rd followed by a North American release on July 7th, the punishing new offering follows the band’s 2014-issued 1000 Needles EP and serves as their first full-length to include bassist Shane Clark, former lead guitarist of 3 Inches Of Blood, who joined the band following their Lovelessness full-length (2012, Metal Blade). [MORE…]
 
THOMAS ANDREW DOYLE (TAD)’s Incineration Ceremony LP Out Now And Streaming – “The unsettling environment birthed in Incineration Ceremony is unnervingly sophisticated and hauntingly probing. DOYLE‘s well-conceived and executed compositions reveal endless archetypes fleeing, battling, embracing, and questioning life’s thirsty end. Enjoy the scars.” – Northwest Music Scene
Incineration Ceremony is the cinematic solo offering from multi-instrumentalist, song writer, and audio engineer THOMAS ANDREW DOYLE (TAD, Brothers Of The Sonic Cloth, Hog Molly). [MORE…]
 
Doro Pesch, The Voice Of WARLOCK, Celebrates 30th Anniversary Of Legendary Triumph And Agony Full-Length; Special US Tour Dates Featuring Guitarist Tommy Bolan Announced – Released in 1987, Triumph And Agony is the fourth studio album from German heavy metal titans WARLOCK. The record was a mammoth success globally with hit singles and MTV’s Headbangers Ball favorites “All We Are” and “Für immer” among other now-pinnacle anthems like “East Meets West”, “Metal Tango,” “I Rule The Ruins,” and “Touch Of Evil.” Triumph And Agony stands among heavy metal’s true cult classics. [MORE…]
 
EDENSONG To Embark On North American Tour With Imminent Sonic Destruction – EDENSONG will embark on their co-headlining Spring tour with cohorts Imminent Sonic Destruction. The tour, sponsored by Hear Technologies, runs from May 22nd through May 28th, with shows in Toronto, St. Louis, Chicago, Detroit, Erie, and New York City. [MORE…]
 
RIVERS OF NIHIL Begin Devastation On The Nation Tour Featuring Cryptopsy, Decrepit Birth And More – Pennsylvania progressive death metal unit RIVERS OF NIHIL will begin the Devastation On The Nation tour this Friday! The trek will commence on May 19th in Manchester, New Hampshire and ravage its way through twenty-three cities, coming to close on June 11th in Montreal, Quebec. The mega tour features headliners Cryptopsy and Decrepit Birth with additional support provided by The Zenith Passage, The Kennedy Veil, Visceral Disgorge, Seeker, and Gloom on select dates. [MORE…]
 
GODHUNTER: Codex Narco Now Streaming In Its Entirety At The Obelisk; Record To Benefit Planned Parenthood Out NOW GODHUNTER‘s dynamic and damaging Codex Narco, featuring a wide cast of guest musicians, is out this week. Long-running rock/doom portal The Obelisk is now streaming the entire record ahead of its official unveiling through Battleground Records and Baby Tooth Records. [MORE…]
 
THE ZENITH PASSAGE + THE KENNEDY VEIL: Unique Leader Labelmates Join Devastation On The Nation Tour Featuring Cryptopsy, Decrepit Birth, And More – Unique Leader labelmates THE ZENITH PASSAGE and THE KENNEDY VEIL will join the Devastation On The Nation tour this Friday. The brutal mega tour features headliners Cryptopsy and Decrepit Birth, with additional support provided by Rivers Of Nihil, Visceral Disgorge, Seeker, and Gloom on select dates. THE ZENITH PASSAGE will perform shows on the tour from May 19th through June 4th while THE KENNEDY VEIL will perform from May 19th through May 29th. See all dates below. [MORE…]
 
KHOST: UK Industrial/Doom Duo Streams “Redacted Repressed Recalcitrant” From Governance Album At Decibel Magazine – As Birmingham, UK-based harsh industrial/doom metal duo KHOST prepares to release their third full-length, Governance, through Cold Spring Records next month, the album’s opening “Redacted Repressed Recalcitrant” has been made available for exclusive streaming at Decibel Magazine. [MORE…]
 
CONNOISSEUR: California Sludge Punk Unit Announces June Tour Dates; Over The Edge Out Now On Tankcrimes – California sludge punk legion CONNOISSEUR will bring their smoky psalms to the streets again next month on a mini-run of live dates that include a performance supporting Eyehategod, Infest, and Brainoil June 4th in Oakland, California. Additional live incursions are in the plotting stages. See confirmed dates below. [MORE…]
 
BARROWS Premieres Massive Album-Closing “Zenith” At No Clean Singing; Obsidion LP From Los Angeles Instrumental Rock Act Out Next Week – Obsidion, the sprawling third album from Los Angeles’ cinematic instrumental rock outfit, BARROWS, will see release next Friday, May 26th, and advancing its public unveiling, No Clean Singing has premiered the massive “Zenith.” [MORE…]
 
HIGHER POWER Releases Video For “Four Walls Black” + Soul Structure Debut LP Out NOW Via Flatspot Records And Venn Records – Soul Structure, the debut LP from UK-based hardcore outfit HIGHER POWER is out this week through Flatspot Records and Venn Records. In celebration of Soul Structure‘s release, the band offers their new official video, created for the LP’s “Four Walls Black.” [MORE…]
 
SLÆGT: Domus Mysterium By Copenhagen Metal Sect Out Now In Europe And Nearing US Release Through Ván Records; LP Streaming In Its Entirety – Domus Mysterium, the debut LP from Copenhagen, Denmark-based black/heavy metal outfit SLÆGT, is out now in Europe through Ván Records, and will see release on June through the label’s new US label branch and distribution.
Building up on their highly-acclaimed 2015-released Beautiful And Damned EP, delivering their own blend of blackened heavy metal, SLÆGT is definitely armed and ready for the next step with Domus Mysterium. Delve into the band’s sophisticated, yet aggressive compositions garnished with brilliant melodies and musicianship. [MORE…]
 
BLACKOSH: Řvoucí Vichry Seven-Inch From Black Metal Project Led By Former Root/Current Master’s Hammer Member Out Now And Streaming Via Eternal Death“…dynamite comes in small packages. Though technically a seven-inch with only two tracks, there is enough brutality on the release to satisfy even the most discerning metalheads. To say that the recording is only capable of violence would miss the point of the melodic nuances present…a must-listen.” – Echoing Magazine
Today marks the release of Řvoucí Vichry, the latest seven-inch from BLACKOSH, the black metal project led by Petr Hosek, original guitar player for iconic Czech black metal band Root and current member of the legendary Master’s Hammer. [MORE…]
 
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AMENRA – ARTIFICIAL BRAIN – BARDSPEC – BARROWS – BEHEMOTH – BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME – BISON – BLACK ANVIL – BLACK WIZARD – BLOODCLOT – CLITERATI – COBALT – CONNOISSEUR – CRYPT ROT – DEATHWISH – DIE CHOKING – DISCIPLINE – DORO PESCH. THE VOICE OF WARLOCK – DRAGONFORCE – EDENSONG – EXHUMED – EYEHATEGOD – FIRST FRAGMENT – GOATWHORE – GRAVES AT SEA – HE WHOSE OX IS GORED – HIGHER POWER – IIVII – INFINITE SPECTRUM – INTERNAL BLEEDING – INVOKING THE ABSTRACT – KHEMMIS – LIKE RATS – LOCK UP – NECROT – NEUROSIS – NY IN 64 – ODDLAND – ORANSSI PAZUZU – ORM – POWER TRIP – PSYCHO LAS VEGAS – REVOCATION – RISING – RIVERS OF NIHIL – SAMOTHRACE – SATANARCHRIST – SCOUR – SILENCE EQUALS DEATH – SLEEP – SOLBRUD – SUPERJOINT – TELOCH VOVIN – THE CONVALESCENCE – THE KENNEDY VEIL – THE OBSESSED – THE OMNIOUS CIRCLE – THE ZENITH PASSAGE – THOUGHTS OF IONESCO – TILES – TOMBS – TRANSIENT – UFOMAMMUT – WAILIN STORMS – WOLFBRIGADE WOLVHAMMER – YOB – ZAKK SABBATH
 
 

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