IMPETUOUS RITUAL – Complete Work On New Album

Australian metaphysical occult death metal band IMPETUOUS RITUAL have completed work on their new destroyer of worlds album “Unholy Congregation Of Hypocritical Ambivalence”.

Manifesting what will be one of the darkest, swarming and suffocating death metal albums of the year, the follow-up to “Relentless Execution Of Ceremonial Excrescence” takes the brutal and atmospheric sound paradigm IMPETUOUS RITUAL have forged and morphs it into a more advanced level of unrelenting sonic terror.  An overbearing listening experience in the realm of death metal horror, “Unholy Congregation Of Hypocritical Ambivalence” is a ceremonial-like offering where death metal surrealism and apocalyptic violence merges…

ASH BORER – U.S. Summer Tour Announced

ASH BORER have announced a U.S. summer tour with HELL (the US Hell not the UK Hell who are a NWOBHM fun metal band, just so there is no confusion because for some reason there has been), which includes both bands appearances at this year’s Gilead Music Fest.  Seriously two of the most devastating live metal bands in the underground today, the tour dates are as follows (ALRAUNE will be playing with the aforementioned on the Birmingham and Nashville dates).

Updated tour dates/itinerary as follows: 06/25 – Seattle, WA @ Highline 06/26 – Portland, OR @ Rotture 06/27 –…

MORNE – European Tour Announced

Apocalyptic doom/hardcore band MORNE have announced a European tour this April which also includes an appearance at this year’s Rodaburn Festival (Afterburner).  The dates are as follows:


04/11 – Mulheim, DE @ AZ Mulheim 04/12 – Weil Der Stadt ,DE @ JH Kloster 04/13 – Tilburg, NL @ Roadburn Festival 04/14 –  Antwerp, BE @ Kavka 04/15 –  Hamburg DE @ Hafenklang 04/16 – Copenhagen, DK @ Stengade 04/17 -  Rostock, DE @ JAZ 04/18 – Leipzig, DE @ Xtern Hardcore Festival 04/19 – Berlin, DE @ Tiefgrund 04/20 -  Vienna, AU @ Arena 04/21…

PSALM ZERO Announce Tour With Pyrrhon, SXSW Also Confirmed

PSALM ZERO have announced a U.S. co-headlining tour with Relapse Records recording artists Pyrrhon which will hit to and from SXSW.  The dates are as follows and will culminate in the PSALM ZERO record release show for their debut LP “The Drain” on 03/28 in Brooklyn, NY.


03/07 – Richmond, VA @ Strange Matter 03/08 – Nashville, TN @ The Spring Water (w/Yautja) 03/09 – Little Rock, AK @ Vino’s 03/11 – SXSW 03/12 – SXSW 03/14 – Dallas, TX @ TBA 03/15 – Carbondale, IL @ Skihouse 03/16 – St. Louis, MO @ Fubar (w/Obliteration) 03/17 – Madison,…

ARTIFICIAL BRAIN – “Labyrinth Constellation” Now Available

The awaited debut album (in its physical CD manifestation) from NY based death metal enigma ARTIFICIAL BRAIN is now available to order from our website and ready to ship, exclusively two weeks before its official release date.  Indulge in this intergalactic work of sci-fi death metal terror.  For the digitally inclined, we also have the album up available for pre-order via Bandcamp HERE where your download will be released on Feb 18th, the album’s official release date.

COFFINWORM – Complete Work On New Album

Indianapolis doom metal abomination COFFINWORM have completed work on their anticipated new album “IV.I.VIII”.

Four years after their “When All Became None” debut, COFFINWORM return with an album that levels its predecessor with a much darker and brutal offering, one with more substance and depth respectively.  Musically, the five piece have taken things that much further with “IV.I.VIII” by incorporating a more twisted element to their songwriting, at times a bit more experimental and even progressive.  Production wise, (once again handled by Sanford Parker) “IV.I.VIII” presents a much stronger and more potent sound picture likewise, Sanford Parker even…

HELEN MONEY Tour Dates Announced

Following a successful UK tour with Shellac and with recent shows alongside Neurosis and Sleep, HELEN MONEY is readying for more U.S. tour dates, this time alongside Bob Mould (on the Bob Mould Workbook tour) and with Japanese instrumental post-rock band Mono.  The dates go as follows:

With Bob Mould (Bob Mould Workbook Tour) 02/27 – San Francisco, CA @ The Great American Music Hall 03/01 – Chicago, IL @ Old Town School Of Folk Music (SOLD OUT) 03/02 – Chicago, IL @ City Winery (SOLD OUT) 03/04 – Minneapolis, MN @ The Assembly At The Women’s Club Of…

THE ATLAS MOTH North American Tour Dates Announced

THE ATLAS MOTH are going to embark on a massive North American tour this spring (alongside The Ocean, Scale The Summit, and Silver Snakes) to prelude their upcoming glorious new album “The Old Believer” which will be slated to be released this June.  On this tour (which includes a few SXSW dates) you can expect The Atlas Moth to play a decent amount of new music from “The Old Believer”, which we can assure you will be one of 2014′s milestone albums in heavy music.  All we can currently say about “The Old Believer” is simply, expect to…

AVICHI – “Catharsis Absolute” Now Available To Order

After many delays the new AVICHI album “Catharsis Absolute” is finally available to order (CD version, packaging can be viewed HERE) exclusively through our website prior to its official Jan 21 release date.  The final result being a purging glorious offering to the black light and the everlasting chaosrealm.  Some of the most triumphant musical work of Andrew Markuszewski’s repertoire (really cool and revealing interview with the man HERE).

Also all orders placed between Jan 1 – 10, during our absence, will be packed over the next few days and begin shipping likewise in the next…

PSALM ZERO – Complete Work On Debut Album

New York based experimental metal band PSALM ZERO have completed work on their debut album, “The Drain”, which follows their self-released “Force My Hand” 7” EP from late last year.

PSALM ZERO is a duo comprised of acclaimed avant-garde rock musician Charlie Looker (Seaven Teares, ex-Extra Life, ex-Zs, Dax Riggs) and acclaimed forward-thinking metal musician Andrew Hock of CASTEVET.  With Looker (vocals/bass/synth/drum programming) and Hock’s (vocals/guitars/drum programming) combined unique musical vision, what they have created with PSALM ZERO’s debut full-length is an intriguing and challenging listen.  “The Drain” is an album which displays Looker’s distinct clean vocals working…