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Hollow Earth stream new album Dead Planet on eve of Good Fight Music release

Thursday, December 1st, 2016
Hollow Earth band With new album Dead Planet out this Friday, December 2nd, on Good Fight Music, Hollow Earth offers up a stream of the entire album, premiered via MetalInjection: Founded in the greater Detroit area, Hollow Earth has been perfecting its apocalyptic metalcore over the past few years, gradually arriving at a sound that's essentially the ultimate soundtrack to hurtling through glorious yet deadly expanses of deep space. Dead Planet pushes Hollow Earth's outerspace obsessions via a full-fledged sci-fi storyline, connecting it to the band's previous release, the Parting Remains EP. Concept and music are synced perfectly – monolithic Neurosis-core evokes visions of the interstellar void. Produced by Misery Signals' Greg Thomas, ...

Trash Talk release short film, allow fans to download new Tangle EP for free

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016
trash talk tangle Fresh off the release of their new EP Tangle and subsequent North American tour with Antwon and Black Noise, NoCal hardcore punk band Trash Talk has just dropped a short film that highlights the group's recent 4-city Japanese tour. Directed by Will Mayer and shot by GlenJamn in partnership with Stashimi. Sharing its name with their EP, 'Tangle' the film affords a glimpse of the Japan underground and shows its contrast to everyday life in its cities. You can currently download the EP for free from Trash Talk's website. Trash Talk - Tangle short film Trash Talk - Tangle EP - Full Stream ...

AXIS / SERAPH THE LIGHT: new joint collaboration effort EP stream, tour the Southeast in December

Monday, November 28th, 2016
axis seraph the light collab tour

Good Fight Music announces the December 2nd release of Axis / Seraph the Light, the new EP documenting the unique collaboration between these two bands.

Orlando, Florida's Axis and Memphis, Tennessee's Seraph the Light teamed up this year as one eight-man band to write and record this batch of songs. Produced by Jonahan Nuñez of Torche and mastered by Brad Boatright (Nails, Full of Hell), the collab sees the new mega-band stray from their lanes to pound out a new, almighty-heavy sound in the Neurosis realm.

Hear new song "Crawl," from Axis / Seraph the Light, here: Axis and Seraph the ...

MARTYRDÖD Stream New Album, List, announce live dates

Monday, November 28th, 2016

martyrdod - list

MARTYRDÖD, the unparalleled Swedish giants of modern metallic d-beat, are streaming their new full-length List,  released on Southern Lord just this past Friday.

Behold MARTYRDÖD's crushing full-length, List. List by Martyrdöd Also view the official video for "Harmagedon" by Jimmy Johansson

MARTYRDÖD are central figures in the modern era of the international crust community - in no small part due to their members' links to other exemplary bands such as Skitsystem and Agrimonia - and over the years, their powerful allure has resonated with listeners across the spectrum of heavy, enamored by their ...


SPAZZ: Tankcrimes Records To Reissue From Legendary Hardcore Punk/Powerviolence Faction

Monday, November 28th, 2016
spazz - sweatin II

Following their reissue treatment of Sweatin' To The Oldies and Sweatin' 3: Skatin', Satan & Katon from iconic, now-defunct hardcore punk/powerviolence trio, SPAZZ, this past Spring, the ear bleeders at Tankcrimes Records are pleased to bring fans Sweatin' 2: Deported Live Gorilla just in time for the holidays!

Initially released on 625 Records in 2001 as Sweatin' 2: Deported Live Dwarf, Sweatin' 2: Deported Live Gorilla boasts a whopping thirty-five tracks from 1995-1996 culled from splits with Subversion (1995, Deported Records) and now Romantic Gorilla (1996, Sound Pollution Records) not included on the original version, plus a full live set from KFJC radio (1996). Everything ...


Tonight: Dysogyny, Voarm, Nite Raids, Bumfeeder – Nov 16 KFN show preview

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
voarm BlowTheScene.com is hosting an intimate showcase of regional and national touring bands tonight at Philly's Kung Fu Necktie venue featuring Dysogyny, Voarm, Nite Raids, and Bumfeeder. We've hand-picked some of our favorite up-and-comers for this billing as we believe all the bands featured are on the cusp of larger notoriety in the very near future. bumfeeder Kicking off the show is new Philly-area grind band Bumfeeder. The three-piece utilizes a frill-free guitar, drum, and vocal assault as demonstrated on Bumfeeder's first recorded effort Cloaked In Vomit. The record was recorded at staple DIY Philly venue, Beaumont Warehouse in a single ...

NY’s Folk outfit Walking Bombs link up with Gridfailure for anti-Trump song

Thursday, September 29th, 2016
walking bombs Walking Bombs, the solo/collaborative project of Kingston, NY based singer Morgan Ywain Evans, has linked up with Gridfailure (the one-man experimental powerhouse and brainchild of musician Dave Brenner) to deliver a pointed track taking aim at Donald Trump. Earlier this year, Walking Bombs released a full-length debut Know Your Wild, a grunge/emo/acoustic hybrid featuring guests including Nate Hall of USX and Sean Paul Pillsworth of punk band Nightmares For A Week, but now a new and heavier EP called Peace Quest is imminent. Evans teamed up with Surmiser guitarist and studio engineer Jay Anderson to craft this latest work which is a far departure from his folky-acoustic offerings. For the track "Demagogue," ...

The Dillinger Escape Plan stream new song “Symptom of Terminal Illness” from forthcoming ‘final’ album

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
Dillinger Escape Plan The Dillinger Escape Plan have premiered new song "Symptom of Terminal Illness," from their upcoming 'final' album Dissociation, due out on October 14. The song can be streamed below via Revolver at the 1:55 mark. Top photo by BTS's Dante Torrieri for our exclusive DEP Kung Fu Necktie gallery

Philly stoner noise purveyors Bardus drop new music video for Song Sky King

Friday, September 9th, 2016
Bardus Philadelphia, PA's indefinable stoner-noise rockers, Bardus have released new music video for song "Sky King" taken from the band's recent sophomore full-length, Stella Porta that hit streets via Solar Flare Records in April. We had the pleasure of debuting track "Haze" from the aforementioned effort in March. Be sure to scope it here if you missed it. Top photo by BTS photographer Dante Torrieri

Fight Amp: Philly noise-rock heroes announce November US tour dates

Friday, September 9th, 2016
Fight Amp Noise-rock force Fight Amp announces its next live action: a short headlining tour of the Eastern US and Canada in November. Fight Amp - November 2016: Nov 4 - Kent, OH @ Outpost Nov 5 - Chicago, IL @ Township Nov 6 - Detroit, MI @ Sanctuary Nov 8 - Toronto, ON @ Coalition Nov 9 - Montreal, QC @ Turbo Haus Nov 10 - Boston, MA @ tba Nov 11 - Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie Nov 12 - Brooklyn, NY @ Sunnyvale From Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Fight Amp appeared on the scene more than a decade ago and has worked nonstop, building up a thick catalog of releases and touring tirelessly with the likes of Eyehategod ...

Wormrot release new song & video from forthcoming Voices full-lenth

Friday, August 19th, 2016
wormrot voices cover Singaporean grindcore champs Wormrot have just released a brand new music video for the track 'Fallen Into Disuse' taken from their forthcoming album Voices hitting streets on October 14th via Earache Records. After a 4 year hiatus Wormrot are back with a much awaited third studio album. ‘Voices’ offers up 20 ferocious slabs of punk-fueled grind of the highest calibre. Feral grindcore in the grand tradition of early Earache releases like Napalm Death, Brutal Truth and Terrorizer. Hailing from Singapore, Wormrot are Earache’s first ever signing from the East, having risen to prominence via series of primitive underground releases and near relentless world touring. Pre-order 'Voices' now CD/vinyl/signed (Europe) - CD/vinyl/signed (...

Trap Them stream new song ‘Hellionaires’ from forthcoming Crown Feral full-length

Friday, July 29th, 2016
trap them crown feral Taking their patented blend of grindcore, metal, d-beat punk, and hardcore to the next level, Trap Them have returned with a brand new stream of song 'Hellionaires' taken from the forthcoming Crown Feral LP coming September 23 on Prosthetic Records. Crown Feral marks the first repeat line-up for back-to-back full-length recordings in the band's history, as vocalist Ryan McKenney, guitarist Brian Izzi, drummer Brad Fickeisen, and bassist Galen Baudhuinand once again collaborated with Kurt Ballou at his GodCity Studio before Brad Boatright of Audiosiege for the mastering process to bring this sonic devastator to life. Tour dates have been released for Fall as well. Definitely a band ...

Carcass launch 2016 North American Summer Tour with Crowbar, Ghoul, Night Demon

Thursday, July 7th, 2016
carcass usa tour 2016 British metal icons Carcass will return to North America next week for their One Foot In The Grave 2016 headlining tour. Set to commence on July 16th and level nearly two dozen stages through August 6th, the journey includes performances at Chicago Open Air Festival as well as Heavy MTL. Support will be provided by Crowbar, Ghoul, and Night Demon. The band’s latest stateside journey follows their recent and successful assault on North American soil alongside label mates Slayer and Testament. CARCASS w/ Crowbar, Ghoul, Night Demon: 7/16/2016 Chicago Open Air Festival – Chicago, IL 7/17/2016 Granada Theater – Lawrence, KS 7/19/2016 Bluebird Theater – Denver, CO 7/20/2016 The Complex – Salt ...

Siege: Influential Boston Hardcore Punk band reunited for US dates

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016
siege Short-lived, but highly influential Massachusetts hardcore punk band, Siege are gearing up for a set of US reunion dates. Originally active in the Boston hardcore scene circa 1984, Siege are one of the major influences in the overarching grindcore and powerviolence sound adopted by countless bands over the subsequent decades. Dropdead, who will play with the band July 9 at AS220, took its name from Siege’s six-song demo. And even mainstays Napalm Death have cited Siege as an influence. Original vocalist Kevin Mahoney and his replacement Seth Putnam both passed away in 2011, thus making this the first trek without either behind the mic. Siege’s ...

Philly Still Fucking Shreds Fest 2016 kicks off tonight

Friday, June 24th, 2016
philly still fn shreds 2016 One of the summer's largest gatherings of punk and metal heads is happening throughout Philadelphia this weekend as Philly Still Fucking Shreds Fest 2016 kicks off at the Vox Populi venue tonight at 7PM with local favorites Nightfall and touring acts Green Beret, Aggression Pact, and more. Full event listings below. Friday June 24th Vox Populi (319 N 11th St) - 7pm - $12 Nightfall, Green Beret, Aggression Pact, Asylum, Humanmania, Mortal War -------------------------------------------------- Friday June 24th Aftershow Century (29th & Reed) - 11:30pm - $7 Short Leash, Jenkem, Incisor -------------------------------------------------- Saturday June 25th Day show Grays Ferry Skatepark - Noon - Free (But we will accept donations - there are 4 out of ...

Portishead drop ABBA cover to tribute murdered Labour politician Jo Cox

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
portishead Portishead remember Jo Cox, the recently murdered Labour politician in their home country of Britain, with the release of a stark music video covering ABBA's 'SOS'. The new video was released yesterday on what would have been the late MP's 42nd birthday. Cox, the Labour MP for Batley and Spen, was slain last Thursday outside Birstall public library and was declared dead less than one hour after being shot three times and repeatedly stabbed. A 77 year-old man was also stabbed trying to stop the attack. Cox leaves behind a loving husband and children. Portishead's video carries the hashtag #MoreInCommon, in reference to Cox's now celebrated beliefs. ...

Every Time I Die drop new song “The Coin Has Its Say” from forthcoming LP ‘Low Teens’

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016
etid low teens cover Buffalo's Every Time I Die have just dropped a new music video for "The Coin Has Its Say", the first track released from band's forthcoming LP, Low Teens coming later in September of 2016 via Epitaph Records. Pre-orders are live.

PARTY SMASHER INC links with Cooking Vinyl, announces 2016 releases: The Dillinger Escape Plan, more

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016
PSI logo Party Smasher Inc, the multi-faceted collective founded by Ben Weinman (The Dillinger Escape Plan, Giraffe Tongue Orchestra), has announced a global partnership with Cooking Vinyl. A network for cultural saboteurs of various disciplines – music, art, fashion, and beyond – Party Smasher was established by Weinman in 2009 as a way to unite and empower creative people doing things their own way. He explains: "I was well into my twenties, with a college degree and a corporate job, playing music with no intention of generating money or some massive fanbase. Before I had even realized it, I was making 100% of my living creating art. How did this happen? Because ...

Nails debut new song and video “You Will Never Be One of Us”

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
nails you will never be cover Nails are set to release a third full-length You Will Never Be One of Us on June 17th via new label Nuclear Blast. Again recorded, mixed, and mastered by longtime collaborator, Kurt Ballou, you can expect a a full-on aural assault from front to back. You Will Never Be One of Us features artwork from Jef Whitehead of Leviathan. Pre-order now in vinyl or CD at Nuclear Blast. Stream the video for the title track below:

Damaged City Fest Kicks Off in Washington DC

Thursday, April 7th, 2016
damaged city fest 2016 Damaged City Fest is about to rock the DC area with number of highly sought after shows including performances by Systematic Death (Japan), Tau Cross, Blood Pressure, The Avengers, Sheer Mag and many many more. The schedule is as follows: April 7th, 2016 Thursday Pre-Show @ The Pinch $12 7pm Doors / 8pm Show Tau Cross (UK) Genocide Pact (DC) Drug Control (CA) Dagger Moon (DC) Krimewatch (NY) Bust Off (DC) Event Page April 8th, 2016 Friday Main Show @ All Souls Unitarian Church $25 6pm Doors / 6:45pm Show Systematic Death (Japan. Only 2 U.S. shows!) Zero Boys (IN) Blood Pressure (PA) Dame (MA) Busted Outlook (CA) Stand Off (DC) Event Page April 8th, 2016 Friday After Show @ The Pinch $10 (Walk up only. No pre sale) 11pm Doors ...

Miami grind champs Shitstorm bring the thunder on new split

Thursday, March 10th, 2016
shitstorm band Miami grind unit Shitstorm are unquestionably one of the most punishing grind forces currently active with the band's new split release with Radiation serving as a latest punctuation mark. Utilizing a guitar distortion and presence to make blood boil, melded with a spine-shaking drum fury of laser-like blasts that stop and go on a dime, sprinkle in meaty bass riffs, and slather in completely irate vocal attacks from front to back...We're talking proper grindcore. Shitstorm's prior splits with Conga Fury and Magrudergrind, coupled with band's 2009 Paranoid Existence full-length, has etched an uncompromising niche in the walls of grindcore. Complimented by an explosive live offering, ...