VENOM-the hugely influential British heavy metal trio, widely revered for driving and shaping many aspects of the music industry, including black and thrash metal as well as for their instinctive blending of metallic power and punk spirit- have confirmed the release of their new studio album, From the Very Depths. It will be released January 27 via Spinefarm Records.
The band is at it once again, preparing the release of their highly anticipated sophomore album entitled 'Stranger'. Self-recorded in early 2014, 'Stranger' is a perverted homage to the glory days of proto-grind and raw, depraved death metal that is more sick and twisted than anything they have recorded before. With 'Stranger' Cretin have perfected the lo-fi stylings of Repulsion, Pungent Stench and early Napalm Death while furthering their own unique brand of utterly deviant extreme metal.
On the heels of Monday's release of their debut album "Children of the Iron Age," which MetalSucks lauded as a "massive yet delicately structured post-metal album for the ages," the Colorado quartet WAYFARER have announced a series of tour dates across the Western U.S.
Adding to an already packed winter touring season, UPON A BURNING BODY is pleased to announce their upcoming co-headline tour with labelmates Veil of Maya! Presented by REVOLVER Magazine and appropriately dubbed the “Slow Your Troll and Know Your Role” tour, the run kicks off on January 8th in Atlanta, GA and will feature support from Volumes, Gideon and The Last Ten Seconds of Life. The tour ends with a bang in West Hollywood, CA on January 31st.
Progressive masters SOEN, who released their latest album Tellurian via Spinefarm Records earlier this month to much acclaim, have shared the video for "The Words," which lives on Tellurian.
In 1995, Long Island, NY hardcore legends VISION OF DISORDER (VOD) – who are credited by many as spurring the creation of the post-hardcore and original metalcore genres – released their groundbreaking record Still as a four-track 7” EP on Striving For Togetherness Records (SFT Records). At the dawn of the 20th anniversary of the record, Dignified Bastard, Inc. (founded by Kevin Gill of SFT Records), is proud to present the epic Still recordings on limited edition 12" vinyl records.
Seminal NYC hardcore veterans AGNOSTIC FRONT, will enter Buzzbomb Sound Labs on December 5th to begin recording their 11th studio album. The session will be handled by Paul Miner (TERROR, H2O, ATREYU, DEATH BY STEREO, ETC.,) who will be engineering, mixing and mastering the release. Artwork and layout will be handled by artist Todd Huber.
Today IRON REAGAN brings to you another cinematic masterpiece from The Tyranny of Will. The video filmed in their state of the art practice space and directed by Steve Krandall of FMB BMX.
Described as "brooding and psychedelic", WHITE ARMS OF ATHENA's sophomore effort evolves their progressive soundscape over eight ambient tracks impeccably recorded and mixed by Kurt Ballou while being engineered and co-produced with Travis Kammeyer (Storm of Light). Scheduled for release on Dec. 2 via Prosthetic Records, the self-titled release marks the return of the band following their acclamed 2011 debut "Astrodrama."
London 5-piece ZOAX, the new project of Joe Copcutt (bassist for AXEWOUND and original bassist for RISE TO REMAIN), has revealed the title, track-listing and artwork for their eagerly awaited forthcoming EP, entitled Is Everybody Listening?, which is set to be released digitally only on February 9th in Europe and February 10th in North America via Century Media Records.
Author & Punisher, the San Diego-based, one man doom outfit that uses machinery to create music, is currently in the studio recording their Housecore Records’ debut album.
Between the Buried and Me has confirmed two headlining shows in Mexico for next year. The band will be heading to Guadalajara and Mexico City on the 20th and 21st, respectively. This will be the band's first time back in Mexico since 2008! Fans south of the border might recall BTBAM's show that year in Mexico City with Dream Theater in front of a crowd 10,000 strong.
Minnesota's Tiny Moving Parts have announced a new run of December co-headlining tour dates with Canadian punks Seaway. Additionally the band will be playing Man Overboard's Lost Tape Collective Holiday Show in Philadelphia and The Front Bottom's Champagne Jam in NYC next month.