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EARSPLIT’s Roundup From The Compound – October 16th, 2017

TREPANERINGSRITUALEN: Swedish Ritualistic Industrial Outfit Releases Kainskult Album Through Tesco Organization – Gothenburg, Sweden-based TREPANERINGSRITUALEN has just unveiled its latest album, Kainskult, a harrowing venture into ritualistic/death industrial madness which is now streaming in its demoralizing entirety. TREPANERINGSRITUALEN is the work of one Thomas Martin Ekelund, who has released an impressive arsenal of albums, EPs, singles, splits, collaborations, compilation tracks, and more since its 2008 inception, through labels including Cold Spring, Malignant Records, Tesco Archaic Documents, and many others. [MORE…]
MAMMOTH GRINDER: Magic Bullet Launches Digital Reissue Series; “Anxiety Onset” b/w “Unnatural Death” Out NOW – Magic Bullet records today launches their MAMMOTH GRINDER MONDAYS series, issuing the band’s early “Anxiety Onset” and “Unnatural Death” singles into the digital domain. The four-week-long campaign sees four titles from MAMMOTH GRINDER‘s back-catalog hitting official digital streaming and purchase points for the first time. [MORE…]
BLINDFOLDED AND LED TO THE WOODS: Modern Adoxography By New Zealand Death Metal Outfit Streaming At Decibel Magazine; Album Sees Release Friday – As Christchurch, New Zealand-based death metal outfit BLINDFOLDED AND LED TO THE WOODS prepares to independently release Modern Adoxography this Friday, Decibel Magazine has hosted a stream of the entire brutally demented album. [MORE…]
IRON MONKEY Shares Video For “Crown Of Electrodes;” 9-13 Release Day Looms – Cult UK doom/sludge outfit IRON MONKEY has shared the official visualizer video for “Crown Of Electrodes,” the opening track off 9-13, their first new full-length in almost two decades. [MORE…]
HUMANS ETCETERA: Intelligent Skeleton By China-Based Outfit Streaming At Treble; Album Out NOW Via Nefarious Industries – HUMANS ETCETERA, the creation of China-based American multi-instrumentalist Christopher Henry, will unveil the outfit’s eighth full-length, Intelligent Skeleton, via Nefarious Industries. Advancing its release, Treble is now streaming the entire album early, alongside an interesting set of track-by-track notes on the recording of Intelligent Skeleton, the mag noting in part of the release, “The album is a melodic, sometimes dreamy, sometimes abrasive indie rock record that recalls the likes of alt-rock heavyweights like Failure as well as slowcore heroes Low.” [MORE…]
ALL PIGS MUST DIE: Invisible Oranges Premieres Title Track To Hostage Animal; LP Approaching Release Through Southern Lord – With the release of ALL PIGS MUST DIE‘s impending Hostage Animal nearing through Southern Lord late this month, Invisible Oranges is now hosting a premiere of the album’s title track, alongside an exclusive playlist feature on some of the albums which helped influence the record. [MORE…]
EXHUMED Announces US Headlining Dates; Death Revenge To See Release This Friday Via Relapse – Gore metal maniacs EXHUMED today announce a US headlining tour set to commence November 15th and run through December 8th. Support will be provided by Arkaik. The trek will follow the band’s previously announced short run of live dates with The Black Dahlia Murder, Suffocation, Decrepit Birth and more as well as a performance at Ozzfest Meets Knotfest on November 5th in San Bernardino, California. See confirmed dates below. [MORE…]
THE OXFORD COMA ReleaseS Albini-Produced Everything Out Of Tune; LP Streaming At Decibel Magazine – Arizona’s grunge/noise rock outfit THE OXFORD COMA returns with the outfit’s mind-altering Albini-produced third LP, Everything Out Of Tune. The entire album is now streaming at Decibel Magazine ahead of its official independent release this Friday the 13th. [MORE…]
 
ANCIENT VVISDOM: Cvlt Nation Debuts “Rise Fallen Angel” From Occult Rock Trio; 33 Out NOW – “Like the morning star it praises, ANCIENT VVISDOM is more deceptive than you realize. It heralds that section of the genre that is far darker than even the loudest bands while doing a style you don’t recognize is nearly this cursed. 33 is going to live on for quite some time.” – The Sludgelord This Friday, Magic Bullet Record will unveil 33, the impending new long player from occult rock practitioners ANCIENT VVISDOM. In advance as its release, today Cvlt Nation is offering an exclusive premiere of “Rise Fallen Angel.” [MORE…]
SECT To Release Second Album, No Cure For Death Via Southern Lord November 24th; In-Studio Footage Posted – Following the signing of North American hardcore group SECT to Southern Lord earlier this year, the band has since completed recording their second full-length, and label debut, No Cure For Death, and with plans to release the album on November 24th. No Cure For Death was recorded with Kurt Ballou at GodCity Studios and mastered by Alan Douches at West West Side Music. [MORE…]
DAEVA: Philadelphia Blackthrash Cult Prepares Pulsing Dark Absorptions Debut MLP For November Release Via 20 Buck Spin; LP Streaming Early – 20 Buck Spin declares their new partnership with Philadelphia-based blackthrash cult DAEVA, and is preparing the band’s lethal Pulsing Dark Absorptions MLP for November release. Unable to contain the band’s unhinged, high-octane attack, the entire album has been made available for streaming early alongside preorders. Once in a black moon a band of truly terrible people emerge with no regard for societal norms or common decency. An ingrained shitty attitude makes life generally miserable, and yet provides some of the most raging, sinister and unhinged underground metal this side of the Styx. Philly’s DAEVA (da-ay-vuh) harness their shitty guy mentality, sharpened over many years and many beers to an acidic burn, and pour it into their Pulsing Dark Absorptions debut, a snarling beast of blackthrash discord. [MORE…]
Cadabra Records Launches Halloween-Themed Series With The Hearse Song Featuring SLASHER FILM FESTIVAL STRATEGY And ANTHONY D. P. MANN; Sample Playing At New Noise Magazine – Vinyl-only horror/spoken arts label Cadabra Records announces a new annual record series celebrating the greatest day of the year, Halloween. The Cadabra Records Presents: Halloween series begins with a 7″ release of The Hearse Song, which features music by SLASHER FILM FESTIVAL STRATEGY, and readings by ANTHONY D. P. MANN. The EP’s “Skin And Bones” is now playing at New Noise Magazine as the label posts preorders. [MORE…]
AMENRA Shares Mass VI Centerpiece “Plus Près De Toi (Closer To You)” As Album Nears Release Via Neurot Recordings + Preorders Available – Heavy music luminaries AMENRA share “Plus Près De Toi (Closer To You)” – the centerpiece to their phenomenal new album Mass VI nearing release through Neurot Recordings on October 20th – with a premiere of the song at Metal Hammer. [MORE…]
SCOUR: Revolver Debuts “Piles” From Extreme Metal Supergroup Featuring Members Of Down, Pig Destroyer, Cattle Decapitation, And More; Housecore-Bound Red EP Nears Release – Red is the impending new EP from extreme metal supergroup SCOUR. With a pedigree covered in viscera, SCOUR is the brainchild of Philip H. Anselmo (Pantera, Down, Superjoint), John Jarvis (Pig Destroyer, Agoraphobic Nosebleed), Derek Engemann (Cattle Decapitation), Chase Fraser (Animosity, Decrepit Birth), and Adam Jarvis (Pig Destroyer, Misery Index). Their latest manifestation serves as part two of a three-part EP series. [MORE…]
IMMORTAL BIRD: Blackened Death Grind Unit To Kick Off European Tour With Moshpig; Trek Marks Band’s First Time Ever Performing Overseas – “This shit makes me feel like I am about to get run over by a 1000 elephants. Just as catastrophe is about to strike, I am dragged down into some Lovecraftian depiction of Nyarlathotep’s chaos, and each note sounds like I am going to be stabbed by a spear. This is IMMORTAL BIRD.” – New Noise Magazine Blackened death grind unit IMMORTAL BIRD will bring their surly odes overseas for a European live takeover later this month. Set to begin October 21st and level fifteen cities through November 4th, the journey marks the band’s first time ever performing in European territory. The band will be joined by French grindcore maniacs Moshpig. See all confirmed dates below. [MORE…]
HANGMAN: Long Island Hardcore Band To Release A Vile Decree 7-Inch Via Flatspot Records; “Pesticide” Playing At No Echo + Preorders Posted – Flatspot Records announces the signing of Long Island hardcore outfit HANGMAN, for the band’s impending A Vile Decree 7″ EP, releasing the track “Pesticide” through an exclusive premiere at No Echo. [MORE…]
NEKRASOV: Invisible Oranges Premieres New Track From One-Man Black Metal Unit; The Mirror Void Nears Release Via Prosthetic – The Mirror Void is the forthcoming full-length from mysterious one-man black metal unit NEKRASOV. With The Mirror Void, founder NKSV continues to orbit between the two poles of power electronics and black metal, but the singular focus on otherworldliness remains consistent, and while the experience is challenging to the utmost, it is also ultimately rewarding. [MORE…]
 
IIVII: Revolver Offers Exclusive Premiere Of Josh Graham’s Abstract Sci-Fi Film Based On Recently Issued Invasion Full-Length – “…beautiful, eerie, uncomfortable, and all encompassing.” – Scene Point Blank Invasion is the latest full-length from IIVII, an enigmatic, intergalactic solo project conjured by visual artist, multi-instrumentalist, and composer, Josh Graham. Released in June via Consouling Sounds, the follow-up to 2015’s critically-lauded Colony debut was captured entirely by Graham and centers itself on an invading species of alien origin. Focusing on sonically engulfing and moody soundscapes, layered with a science-fiction edge, IIVII (pronounced “ivy”) transcends genre confines exploring elements of drone, classical, ambient, electronica, and vaporwave. As a founding member of Red Sparowes, Battle Of Mice, and A Storm Of Light, IIVII has allowed Graham to strip away the bombast and distorted guitars, and channel the intensity and dread through subtle orchestration and manipulation of dense sonic atmospheres. [MORE…]
ATOLL: “Eternal Prolapse” By Arizona Death Dealers Premiered At Toilet Ov Hell; Fallout Frenzy Nears Release Through Gore House Productions – Toilet Ov Hell has debuted “Eternal Prolapse,” the latest single from Phoenix-based death death/slam metal outfit, ATOLL. The track hails from the band’s impending sophomore album, Fallout Frenzy, set for November release through Gore House Productions. [MORE…]
THIS WILL DESTROY YOU Releases Restaurant Score; Exclusive Track Stream Available At BrooklynVegan + Live Dates With Sannhet Draw Near – “Kitchen” is the first aural glimpse into the Vespertine project, a collaborative concept wherein the entirety of Chef Jordan Kahn’s new Culver City restaurant has been custom-scored by Los Angeles’ own THIS WILL DESTROY YOU.One of seven pieces written for the building itself (and even the space around it), “Kitchen” is the music that diners first hear as they are greeted by Chef Kahn before dinner service begins for the evening. In composing the music for this interaction, THIS WILL DESTROY YOU‘s Chris King and Jeremy Galindo sought to convey a warm, hospitable – if not reassuring – tone for listeners that may (or may not) be present elsewhere as they discover and explore the spaces in and around Vespertine’s looming architectural monolith for the remainder of their stay. [MORE…]
ARKAIK Announces North American Tour With Exhumed; Nemethia Full-Length Out Now And Streaming Via Unique Leader – ARKAIK will support the gore metal miscreants in Exhumed on a US headlining tour later this fall. The journey will commence November 15th and run through December 8th. See all confirmed dates below. [MORE…]
CORROSION OF CONFORMITY To Join Black Label Society On North American Winter Tour; Tickets On Sale NOW! – CORROSION OF CONFORMITY will join Black Label Society this winter for a mammoth North American live takeover. The tour begins December 27th, 2017 in Denver, Colorado and will wind its way through nearly four dozen cities, the journey coming to a close February 27th, 2018. Additional support will be provided by Eyehategod and Red Fang on select shows. Tickets go on sale Friday, October 13th at 10:00am local time. See all confirmed dates below. [MORE…]
MORBID ANGEL To Release New Album Kingdoms Disdained This December Via Silver Lining Music; New Track Playing + Preorders Available – Legendary death metal unit MORBID ANGEL will unleash their ninth studio album on December 1st via Silver Lining Music and in Japan via JVC. Titled Kingdoms Disdained, the record reunites founding guitarist Trey Azagthoth with bassist/vocalist Steve Tucker. [MORE…]
THE WALKING DEAD ORCHESTRA: Resurrect Full-Length From French Death Metal Legion Out Now And Streaming – Today marks the official unveiling of Resurrect, the latest full-length from French death metal collective THE WALKING DEAD ORCHESTRA. Hails Meta Nexus of the release, “Following in the footsteps of the Architect – the main character in  the band’s concept world – you are thrown violently into an onslaught of punishing fretwork in ‘Resurrect The Scourge.’… The world we have entered is one of sheer ferocious pounding melody entertained by emotionally charged vocals from lead singer Florian Gatta (Rise Of Doom)… [MORE…]
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