PURSON have joined forces with Spinefarm Records for a worldwide deal that will see their second studio album, Desire's Magic Theatre, released this autumn in the wake of a number of high-profile festivals and shows, including Download in the UK.
Following the release of their stunning 2014 double album "Contradiction" -- described by Metal Hammer as "cerebral and utterly absorbing" and "one of the most overwhelming albums of the year" -- modern black metallists SCHAMMASCH will release a remastered version of their debut opus, "Sic Lvceat Lvx," in North America on May 19 (May 18 in UK/EU, May 22 in DE). The album -- which will be available on vinyl for the first time ever -- will feature glorious new artwork by Metastazis (Behemoth, Watain, Alcest).
Bridge Nine is elated to announce Malfunction as the latest addition to their roster. The band is currently putting the finishing touches on their full-length debut, Fear of Failure, at GCR Audio Recording Studios with Jay Zubricky. It'll then go off to Taylor Young of Nails and Twitching Tongues for a mix, and receive mastering at Audiosiege (Blacklisted, Integrity, Poison Idea).
Death metal maniacs KRISIUN just entered Mana Recording Studios in Florida, USA to start the recording of their new album, set to be released in the late summer/early autumn of 2015.
Topshelf Records and seminal indie-rock band Braid are pleased to announce the release of "Kids Get Grids," the band's upcoming Record Store Day 7". Available on Saturday, April 18 at participating Record Store Day stores, the 7" will feature the title track as well as "Because I Am," a cover song originally written by the band Broken Hearts Are Blue.
Oakland-based atmospheric doom quintet and recent Metal Blade signees, SECRETS OF THE SKY, will release their long-awaited sophomore full-length this May. Titled Pathway, the mammoth thirteen-track follow-up to 2013's critically-heralded To Sail Black Waters full-length was engineered, mixed, mastered and co-produced by Juan Urteaga of Trident Studios with SECRETS OF THE SKY and finds the band at their most poignant.
Long-running New York-based hardcore/metal stalwarts, ALL OUT WAR, declare 2015 as the year of the Dying Gods, as the quintet prepares its latest set of recordings for release this Summer.
Having inked a blood pact with underground overlords, Relapse Records, Miami, Florida's unhinged deathgrind maniacs, MARUTA, will declare war on society by unloading their charged label debut, Remain Dystopian LP, now set to disrupt early June.
Come celebrate GWAR's 30th year of conquest on this fucking shit-hole planet at the most ear-bursting, bone-crushing, mouth-watering, belly-bursting, beer-guzzling, nut-bustingest party of this or any summer! The date is set for the 6th Annual GWAR B-Q: Saturday, August 15th at Hadad's Lake (7900 Osborne Turnpike Richmond, VA 23231).
New Jersey's instrumental quartet, NY IN 64 -- featuring former members of You And I and current residents of East Of The Wall -- will release their recently completed debut LP, NY64 via Magic Bullet Records on April 7th with a vinyl edition to follow shortly after. The enigmatic album's artwork, track listing and additional details have been revealed this week, in addition to new live shows the band is booking in support of its release.
Melodic Blackened Metallers WITHERING SOUL will release Adverse Portrait June 9 on Mortal Music. The album from the Chicago band follow's 2011's No Closure.
The second album from Matt Skiba and the Sekrets, entitled KUTS, is due for release June 2nd (North America) and June 1st (Europe) on Superball Music. The album cover, photographed by Jonathan Weiner, is seen for the first time here.
Last Friday saw the release of the highly anticipated album Ultraluminal from CITY OF SHIPS. Today the band premieres their new video for the song "Alarm" exclusively on Diffuser.FM. Check out the video premiere here.