Max Cavalera has been a prominent contributor to heavy music for decades. March 8th, 2018 marked 23 years since the release of an album Cavalera ... read more
The Sword barrel down the highway bludgeoning passers-by with thick southern riffs, warped Sci-Fi, and a groove that may hit your feet as hard as ... read more
“Year by year, release after release, Father Murphy music became the soundtrack of our lives. It was always out of a necessity that we worked ... read more
19-21 January 2018 Hobart, Tasmania – Australia Nine is fabled to be the number of completion and fulfillment. After nine incarnations in Hobart and not ... read more
Scene Point Blank is excited to premiere a new song off the upcoming debut from Oslo, Norway’s Duvel, titled Attempts At Speech. Today we’re sharing the song “Plastic Bags and Seagulls.”
Guitarist/vocalist Jack Holldorff explains the song like this:
In short, our new single is about an old Russian lady walking about in the royal park, picking up everyone’s empty bottles. The reason that we “know” her, is that we spend most of our free time in this very park. Why? It’s the best park in Oslo. There is more than enough space for everyone to do whatever they want, without bothering anyone. And the police can’t tell you to pour you beer out because it is technically a military area. But anyway, the song is about this old lady and us, and how it feels to have her picking up our garbage.
Fysisk Format will release Attempts At Speech on May 25. Pre-orders are available now.
Posted March 22, 2018, 7:49 p.m.
Set to release their second full-length, Light Will Consume Us All, on May 11 on Neurot Recordings, CHRCH have unleased the new song "Portals" as a taste of what's to come.
In addition to the new record, the band will be setting to the road with Fister. They previously released Unanswered Hymns in 2015 (Battleground Records).
Listen to "Portals" here:
Posted March 20, 2018, 9:12 p.m.
Wire's first three records, Pink Flag (1977), Chairs Missing (1978), and 154 (1979) will be reissued this year and released on CD, special edition CD books, and vinyl by their own pinkflag label. The CD books release on May 18 with CD and vinyl to come out on June 22. The CD books feature unreleased material and rarities.
In addition to the reissues, the band will also release a box set of 9 7"s on Record Store Day from the group's 1977-1980 period. Hit the jump for more info.
Posted March 20, 2018, 8:33 p.m.
Rhymesayers Entertainment is celebrating the 20th anniversary of release The Dynospectrum by releasing a remastered version, the first time it will be available on vinyl. Released in 1998, the group featured MC's Slug (Atmosphere), Musab, I Self Devine (Micranots), and Mr. Gene Poole and was produced by Ant.
WIth a total of 20 tracks (listed below), the vinyl will be in 3XLP format.
Posted March 20, 2018, 8:19 p.m.
Following dates in Europe this June with Deadkids, Neurosis will hit North America's West Coast in a heavy hitting lineup featuring Converge and Amenra.
Tickets for the tour go on sale March 23.
Posted March 20, 2018, 5:59 p.m.
After spending February in the studio, High on Fire have announced a new album set for release late this year.
"We've definitely pushed ourselves musically on this album. The material covers a broad range of tempos and styles, but the overall sound and vibe are unmistakably High On Fire," bassist Jeff Matz says of the new release, which was recorded with producer Kurt Ballou at God City Studios.
The band last relased Luminiferous in 2015. The band is also confirmed to play the 2018 Psycho Las Vegas festival this August.
Posted March 19, 2018, 8:05 p.m.
Miguel Chen, bassist of Teenage Bottlerocket (Fat Wreck Chords), has announced his second book.
In addition to actively touring the globe in Teenage Bottlerocket, Chen owns Blossom Yoga in Laramie and Cheyenne, WY.
After previously writing I Want to Be Well: How a Punk Found Peace and You Can Too with Rod Meade Sperry (Wisdom Publications), Chen's newest literary contribution is titled I Wanna Be Well: How a Punk Found Peace and You Can Too.
Posted March 18, 2018, 12:05 p.m.
Founded in 1991, Swedish punk band No Fun At All will return with a new album on April 13. To be released on Bird Attack Records the new record features a retooled lineup with former membres of Atlas Losing Grip and Twopointeight joining the band.
Watch a video for "Forth" below, posted along with Euro tour dates.
Posted March 18, 2018, 10:20 a.m.
Alice in Chains has announced an upcoming world news and hints of a new album. The world tour kicks off on August 22 (dates below).
The band is also finalizing their next full-length, the follow-up to 2013's The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here.
Posted March 18, 2018, 12:57 a.m.
Regan Ashton of Problem Daughter has announced his debut solo album. The album is set for release on May 11 on La Escalera Records and will be titled To ...And the People You Always Have With You. La Escalera will release it on CD and 12" marble vinyl.
Jeff Gutt has a thankless task before him. Some might say impossible, even. He's replacing Scott Weiland, one of the most loved and recognizable frontmen of the last 30 years, who tragically died far too young.He's also replacing Chester Bennington, Weiland's replacement who, after leaving Stone Temple Pilots and returning to Linkin Park, also tragically died far too young.So what was bassist and guitarist Robert and Dean DeLeo and drummer Eric Kretz to do? Do they retire the STP name ...
Summoning have been at the forefront of Tolkien inspired metal for the twenty five years they’ve been a band. Formed in Austria in 1993, the duo take from the world ...
The Great Divide came to my attention four years ago when they released their second release White Bird. At that time The Great Divide reminded me of bands like Stretch Arm Strong (Rituals ...
Aaron Turner and Daniel Menche, two prominent figures of experimental music, meet again after the Mamiffer collaboration with Menche back in 2015. Both have been active recently, with Turner participating ...
Royal Brat follow an intriguing trend I see in a lot of queer punk: taking direct and heavy subject matter and addressing it with vitriol, then flipping a switch from ...
I’ll admit to coming into this one with a clean slate. I don’t know Feral Trash, who predate Chiller and share members Ilisha and Eric. The duo recruited Erin (Black Tower) ...
How do you tell a fairy tale using only sound? That's a question seemingly answered by Japanese artist Mokumedori's self-titled album. Utilizing an eclectic variety of instruments, many of the ...
Wake is a Canadian grindcore act. One of those grindcore-acts that have taken care of me not growing tired of the genre. The unrelenting speed and anger are good fun, ...
You know, I’ve never knowingly listened to Miley Cyrus, but I’m pretty sure this record is named tongue-in-cheek and doesn’t include a cover. Full disclosure, I looked up her “Party ...
After a couple of years of reviewing I’ve got a love-hate relation with genre definitions. I love ‘em because it makes my job so much easier. Just should a genre ...
Fabergé and the Russian Crafts Tradition An Empire's Legacy Margaret Kelly Trombly Thames & Hudson Publishing You dabble in arts but decorative art of the Russian kind is not ... read more
High Adventure in the Great Outdoors – Outdoor watches Living in the southern hemisphere, it is mildly difficulty to not get into and enjoy water sports to at least some ... read more
Wanderlust Hiking on Legendary Trails Gestalten Verlag Into traveling? Inhabited by that innate, unexplainably strong desire to roam and impetus to go wandering? I hear you. Does your traveling ... read more
The Aints play The Saints part 2. Manning Bar Sydney, Australia March 9, 2018 We have clarified before that The Saints have left an imprint on the music scene that ... read more
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