Monthly Archives: July 2011

LUDICRA – 1998 – 2011

CAINA – “Hands That Pluck” Now Available To Order

The new, and final, CAINA album “Hands That Pluck” is now available to order.  Presented as a two-CD set, the second disc being a 55-minute bonus EP entitled “Old Songs, New Chords” which showcases a re-working of several CAINA classics vs. their remastered original versions (along with a Nico cover).  Priced as a single CD go to our STORE section to pick up what is the most ambitious and progressive CAINA album ever.

New KRALLICE EP Available For Download

KRALLICE have just released a three-song Orphan covers EP (entitled “Orphan Of Sickness”) for download.  This is KRALLICE’s tribute to Orphan bassist Brendan Majewski who tragically passed away earlier this year, this past Jan.

Go HERE to download the EP for free.

It absolutely crushes.

THE ATLAS MOTH – Complete Work On New Album

Psychedelic sludge/progressive/post metal band THE ATLAS MOTH have completed their follow-up full-length to their 2009 heralded debut “A Glorified Piece Of Blue Sky”, entitled “An Ache For The Distance”.

Known as one of the hardest working young bands America’s heavy music scene today (THE ATLAS MOTH have done endless touring cycles since their inception in 2007 with such bands as Helmet, St. Vitus, Eyehategod, Harvey Milk, Coalesce, Kylesa, Nachtmystium, Zoroaster, and Dark Castle to name a few notable artists the Chicago-based unit have shared the stage with), “An Ache For The Distance” sees THE ATLAS MOTH create an even more…

YOB – The Great Cessation 2xLP

YOB – The Great Cessation 2xLP

Last copies available (and also available from the band on their current tour), the initially hard-to-get/hard-to-come-by (unless you found it via retail and the Southern Lord subscription series) 2xLP version of YOB’s triumphant return “The Great Cessation”.  On thick black vinyl, that comes with a thick and sturdy embossed gatefold jacket with spot gloss.

DISMA and AVICHI Albums Now Available

*UPDATE – For a week prior to its official release date, NPR is exclusively streaming DISMA’s “Towards The Megalith” in its entirety.  Go HERE to hear it (legally) in full online.

The new albums by DISMA and AVICHI are now available to order.  Be sure to pick up what will be easily the most heralded old-school death metal album of the year along with one of the most challenging and methodically woven and constructed American black metal albums of the year likewise. Those who order the AVICHI album will get an exclusive AVICHI patch as well too, while supplies last respectively.

KEN mode – Canadian Tour Dates Announced

The KEN Mode touring cycle never ends as the band soldier on in support of “Venerable”.  This time the trio will be doing a cross Canada tour heading towards the Maritimes, with a few dates in the U.S. (one being a stop over at this year’s Dudefest in Indianapolis).  The dates (most of them being with The Great Sabatini) are as follows…

July 16 – Fargo, ND @ New Direction w/Batillus, Mutilation Rights, Sleeping in Gethsemane July 17 – Sioux Falls, SD – INIT FEST – @ The Vault July 27 – Madison, WI @ Project Lodge July…

THE ATLAS MOTH – An Ache For The Distance

Out 9.20.11

DARK CASTLE – “STALBF” Vinyl

Got a limited amount of copies of the vinyl version of the new DARK CASTLE album “Surrender To All Life Beyond Form” (both colours) for sale.  Licensed to Brutal Panda Records, this is one of the most stunning and gorgeous vinyl presentations we’ve seen in a while (and the album also sounds incredible on vinyl).  Presented in a thick gatefold LP, and comes with an 11×11 12-page booklet with Stevie Floyd’s equally stunning artwork (the vinyl version has expanded artwork as well), the vinyl version of the new DARK CASTLE album is quite the thing to behold. …