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Deathwish Inc launches entire catalog of music on Bandcamp

Monday, April 21st, 2014
Oathbreaker - band live in New Brunswick, NJ House Show Aug 15, 2012 New England's preeminent hardcore punk label, Deathwish Inc has made its entire catalog available for stream on Bandcamp. The label made the following statement regarding the Bandcamp launch in late March: We are excited to announce that the entire Deathwish Catalog is now available on Bandcamp. Listen, embed, and purchase lossless versions of nearly every release in our catalog (licensed records are excluded). We’ve also launched Bandcamp pages for labels Malfunction, Secret Voice, and Harm Reduction, so be sure to check those out as well. Please note that these pages are constantly updated and edited, so check back often....

Trap Them drop new song “Salted Crypts” off of forthcoming Blissfucker LP

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
Trap Them - Blissfucker Trap Them have just dropped "Salted Crypts" from the long-awaited new album Blissfucker, scheduled for release on June 10 via Prosthetic Records. Trap Them - Salted Crypts When asked for further details on the record, Trap Them vocalist Ryan McKenney sent the following: "Evidently, some bands are under the misconception that, when announcing a record, there's an inflated sense of entitlement... a delusion of grandeur. Evidently, announcing a record means writing a press release that's longer than most reviews it will receive. The press release ...

Deathwish Fests Hits Cambridge, MA July 22 & 23 with Converge, Trap Them & More

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
deathwish-fest-I Deathwish Inc. is proud to announce a two night Deathwish event July 22nd and 23rd at The Sinclair in Cambridge MA, featuring exclusively Deathwish affiliated artists. This is the first in a series of Deathwish Events that will happen in the future worldwide. Converge and Trap Them will headline both nights of the event, and it will be both bands' only Boston area appearances this year. It will also be the only area appearance for Modern Life Is War, Harm Wulf (G. of Blacklisted), and YAITW who are all making the journey exclusively for these shows. It will also serve as the New England stop ...

Enabler premiere new song from forthcoming LP La Fin Absolue Du Monde

Sunday, April 6th, 2014
enabler-lp-cover As the final touches are being put on the highly anticipated second LP from Enabler, La Fin Absolue Du Monde, the first single from this dynamic album to hammer the public, has been released via MetalSucks. Another of Enabler's recordings to be inspired by the works of legendary horror/sci-fi director, John Carpenter - in this case, his 2005 episode of the Masters Of Horror series, Cigarette Burns -La Fin Absolue Du Monde was tracked with Shane Hotchstetler at Howl Street Recordings (Expire, Northless) and mixed by Steve Austin (Today Is The Day) at Austin Enterprises. A thirty-six minute battering of their most diverse and calculated material ...

ILSA complete new album and prepare for US Tour dates in May

Saturday, April 5th, 2014
ILSA band Washington, DC's ILSA has completed tracking with Kevin Bernsten at Developing Nations in Baltimore for their fourth LP, The Felon's Claw. With ten new tracks of the band's most brutal material to date, and featuring the debut of new guitarist Tim Moyer (formerly of pre-ILSA outfit, Time Of The Wolf) as well as guest lead appearances by former axmen Lady Snowblood and Domenic Romeo. The artwork will be handled by Joshy Brettell and exciting elaborate packaging ideas are being planned. The Felon's Claw is due to pollute the streets this coming Halloween as on LP, CD and digital formats via A389 Recordings. Tunes ...

Deafheaven to embark on World Tour this Spring

Saturday, April 5th, 2014
deafheaven paulbearer tour Beginning in May, Deafheaven will tour SE Asia and Japan, followed by appearances at various high-profile European festivals (including Primavera in Spain and Fortarock in the Netherlands). Upon returning the States, Deafheaven will play Governor's Ball in NYC and subsequently kick off a headlining tour across the United States with Pallbearer (Profound Lore Records) and Wreck & Reference (Flenser Records) in tow. Deafheaven will also hit Bonnaroo in Tennessee in June and after a very brief break post-U.S. headliner, Deafheaven will make a pit stop at the Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago before trekking back to Europe in ...

OFF! Stream new album Wasted Years at New York Times and prepare for US Tour

Saturday, April 5th, 2014
OFF! Wasted Years OFF! are sharing a stream of their new album Wasted Years (out 4/8 on Vice Records) via New York Times. The (analog) self-recorded album is far and away the darkest, heaviest material the band has produced. Wasted Years is available for pre-order from iTunes now: OFF! head out on tour in support of the album next week: 4/9 Oakland, CA - Metro Operahouse 4/11 Portland, OR - Hawthorne Theatre 4/12 Vancouver, British Columbia - Fortune Sound Club 4/13 Seattle, WA - El Corazon 4/15 Boise, ID - ...

Centuries embark on US Tour with Of Feather and Bone starting April 11

Saturday, April 5th, 2014
Centuries and Of Feather and Bone Tour West Palm Beach, Florida punk/hardcore outfit, Centuries, is about to undertake a new US tour, taking their live show to new sectors of the country. Still touring on their Southern Lord-released Taedium Vitae debut LP, the band will embark westward out of their home state on a twenty-two date tour on April 9th, the trek running out to and up the West Coast US before cutting back down through the Midwest back to their home turf with a closing show in Orlando on May 1st with ...

Iron Reagan drops free Spoiled Identity EP Via Decibel Magazine, Begins Tour With Ghoul And Occultist

Saturday, April 5th, 2014
iron-reagan-spoiled-identity In conjunction with Decibel Magazine, recent Relapse signees, Iron Reagan have made their Spoiled Identity EP available now for free through the official Iron Reagan Bandcamp page. Mastered by Scott Hull (Pig Destroyer, Agoraphobic Nosebleed), the EP hammers through thirteen riotous numbers in about seven minutes. Spoiled Identity will also be available as a 7" EP as part of Decibel's ongoing Flexi Disc series. Listen to the Spoiled Identity EP on below. Subscribe to Decibel HERE. Spoiled ...

Fucking Invincible confirms new record and begins West Coast Tour with Loma Prieta

Saturday, April 5th, 2014
Fucking Invincible band Atomic Action! Records confirms the impending release of the newly completed debut LP from Providence, Rhode Island-based sonic butchers, Fucking Invincible. Comprised of local musicians who've collectively spent time in Daughters, Dropdead, Soul Control, Sweet Jesus and others, Fucking Invincible unloads a barrage of volatile and pissed-off hardcore, citing the grueling intensity of early hardcore icons Infest, Assfactor 4, Black Army Jacket, C.R., Left For Dead, Dropdead and the like, delivered through an intense seemingly sludge metal-designed overload of amplification. Their high-speed blasts and gnarled whirlwind of riffs also max-out at low-tempos, creating monstrous, dredging breakdowns, a scathing vocal rant raging through it all....

Meshuggah 25th Anniversary Tour with support by Between The Buried and Me

Saturday, April 5th, 2014
Meshuggah - band live at the TLA in Philadelphia Sweden’s Meshuggah have announced a forthcoming North Americn tour this summer to celebrate their 25th anniversary including festival appearances, Canadian dates, and rare club stops. Opening for them (on all but the two festival dates) will be North Carolina’s Between The Buried And Me. Meshuggah will play selections from their entire discography with some rare treats thrown in. meshuggah and between the buried and me tour Meshuggah - 25 Years of Deviance tour dates 06/06/14 The Wiltern – Los Angeles, CA 06/07/14 ...

Old Wounds and The Banner hit the road for US Tour in May

Sunday, March 30th, 2014
old-wounds-the-banner-us-tour New Jersey sons and Melotov Records label-mates, The Banner and Old Wounds are teaming up for spat of Midwest dates this summer. Old Wounds / The Banner US Tour Dates 2014 5/2 Gatineau, ON @ Heart Fest (The Banner only) 5/3 Detroit, MI @ Yonka House w/ The Mongoloids 5/4 Chicago, IL @ Q's Bar w/ The Mongoloids 5/5 Minneapolis, MN @ VFW 5/6 Kansas City, MO @ Jackpot 5/7 St. Louis, MO @ The Demo 5/8 Louisville, KY @ Haymarket 5/9 Birmingham, AL @ The Forge 5/10 Charlotte, NC @ Breast Fest (The Banner only) From Where We Came Is Where We'll Rest ...

Backslider add new member and plan Midwest Tour for April

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014
Backslider-BTSfest-band-036 Long known as one of Philadelphia's most brutal 2-piece acts, the powerviolence freaks in Backslider have added a third man to handle low frequency decimation. Bassist Jake Smith joins drummer Patrick Forrest and guitarist/vocalist Logan Neubauer for the band's first tour as a 3-piece in April featuring a stop at Columbus's Forward Ohio Fest alongside such heavyweights as Enabler, Fuck You Pay Me, Disciples Of Christ, and more. Backslider-BTSfest-band-031 Backslider continues to support a current 10" on Six Weeks Records entitled Consequences, that can be streamed below. Consequences by ...

Martyrdöd to release new full-length on Southern Lord plus Europe Tour with Converge

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
Martyrdod Sweden's d-beat crust purveyors, Martyrdöd, have once again entered the infamous Studio Fredman (At The Gates, Amon Amarth, Opeth) to record their fifth full-length, entitled Elddop. The follow-up to 2012's Paranoia LP will, as with its predecessor, be released via Southern Lord. Additional details on Elddop will be announced upon the completion of the recording sessions in the coming weeks. Additionally, Martyrdöd has been invited to provide support for Converge's recently announced European tour this August, also joined by Okkultokrati. Stand by for additional live and tour actions to be confirmed in the months ahead. Made up of some of crust's top combatants, including members of Acursed, Agrimonia, ...

Cop Problem releases Limited 7″ via The Compound and Prejudice Me Records in April

Sunday, March 23rd, 2014
cop problem South Philly's Cop Problem, are becoming an underground powerhouse, through the releasing of prime material, diehard DIY touring, and their willingness to support socio-political and environmental causes and animal rights. On their second 7" EP, Buried Beneath White Noise, the band's four new tracks devastate with the dueling thunder of guitarist Randon Martin and bassist George Grimaldi, packed with white-knuckled percussive rolls and torrential d-beatings from drummer Joshua Cohen (Die Choking), all topped with a searing torrent of vocals from frontwoman Deb Cohen's disparaging delivery, raging in the vein of Trap Them, Oathbreaker and All Pigs Must Die, and engineered by Will Yip (Paint It Black, Circa Survive, Balance & ...

Cradle Of Filth – Total Fucking Darkness demo Special Extended LP re-issue

Saturday, March 22nd, 2014
cradle of filth - total fucking darkness LP After more than two decades, Total Fucking Darkness, the infamous third demo from notorious UK extreme metal magicians, Cradle Of Filth, will be unleashed on gatefold double LP and digipak CD via Mordgrimm this Spring. The undertaking was helmed by vocalist Dani Filth, former guitarist Paul Ryan (currently of The King Is Blind) and Cacophonous Records founder Frater Nihil, who first signed Cradle Of Filth, in an effort to bring fans old and new a remastered version of the demo along with material that had been sitting in the vaults for twenty years. Given ...

Full Of Hell Tour East Coast and release split for Record Store Day

Monday, March 10th, 2014
Full-Of-Hell-band-032 Full Of Hell has joined forces with harsh noise entity Psywarfare for a special split 12" constructed for Record Store Day 2014. The A-side of the cooperative assault is overthrown by Full Of Hell, stripping the hypergrind elements from their barrage, here focusing on their distressing racket/static infiltrations, sampling in choruses, looping feedback and experimenting with more distressing and melodic calls, within the track, "Thee Unsurmountable Wall." The B-side is encompassed by "The Exotic Sounds Of...," a mesmerizing twenty-one minute-long, occult mental passage into places unknown courtesy of Dwid Hellion's Psywarfare. Just days after the RSD split with Psywarfare is released, Full ...

Enabler US Tour & New England Metal & Hardcore Festival

Sunday, March 9th, 2014
Enabler TIH 2013 After several months off the grid, metallic punk radicals, Enabler, now pledge full-on annihilation in 2014, today announcing their revamped lineup, a plethora of upcoming live actions, and the completion of their highly anticipated second LP. Over the past two years, Enabler has followed their massive Southern Lord debut LP, All Hail The Void LP, with widespread touring of North America, Europe and Australia, and unloaded both their four-song Shift Of Redemption EP via Think Fast! Records and six-song Flies EP via The Compound in 2013. Since the Autumn release of Flies, things with the band ...

Loma Prieta and Fucking Invincible lock in US West Coast April Tour

Saturday, March 8th, 2014
loma prieta fucking invincible 2014 tour Bay Area's Loma Prieta have just announced a string of West Coast tour dates with Providence, RI's Fucking Invincible. Dates start April 9th in Bellingham, WA, running through April 19th and taking the bands down through Southern California. Check out the full routing listed below. Loma Prieta band Also newsworthy is that Loma Prieta have been doing extensive demoing at The Atomic Garden with Producer Jack Shirley for tracks that will become their yet-to-be-titled new full-length, coming later this year from Deathwish Inc. Their previous LP, ...

ILSA Tour US with Seven Sisters Of Sleep This Spring

Friday, March 7th, 2014
ILSA seven sisters of sleep tour Following the 2013 split release between the two acts, A389 Recordings this week announces a short Northeastern US tour with a duo of priority acts from the label's mighty roster; Washington DC's ILSA and Southern California's Seven Sisters Of Sleep. With Seven Sisters Of Sleep traversing the continent to take part in this year's installment of the Maryland Deathfest in Baltimore in May, their brethren in ILSA will converge with the band for a short but brutalizing run of dates, beginning May 16th in Cleveland and tearing through Rochester, Binghamton, Montclair, Brooklyn and Philadelphia together before SSOS splits off to invade MDF. ILSA and Seven Sisters ...

OFF! add more Tour Dates plus SXSW and New Video

Thursday, March 6th, 2014
Off! band tour 2014 Just one week after sharing new song "Hypnotized", OFF! have rolled out a video directed by Chris Grismer (Arcade Fire, Broken Social Scene, Death From Above 1979). The clip stars David Yow (of The Jesus Lizard) as a drug addled photo op superhero working the Avenue of the Stars in Hollywood until he gets involved in a turf war with Jack Grisham (of T.S.O.L.) that concludes in a most unfortunate manner. The song is an advance taste from the forthcoming album Wasted Years, out April 8th on VICE, the densest, darkest, heaviest set of songs the band has committed to tape. The band have ...