Friday, February 27th
Chapel Hill NC melodic doom/death metal band Atten Ash are streaming the reissue of their debut album The Hourglass at the official Bandcamp location of Hypnotic Dirge Records.
The reissue version was released on February 19. The first edition of the album had been released independently in 2012.
Stream/"name your price" download here:
Portland OR stoner/psych rock band Black Pussy are streaming their new album Magic Mustache at their official Bandcamp location.
The album was released on February 17 through Alien Wizard Music.
Stream the album right here:
Jack U, an electronic duo comprised of brostep wunderkind Skrillex and trap superstar/compulsive Twitter instigator Diplo, has released their debut mini-album only hours after officially announcing it. The duo, who before today had only released one original song and one remix, are currently live-streaming a 24-hour concert on Beatport in celebration of the release of their album, creatively titled Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack U. The 9-track offering contains appearances from artists including Kiesza, 2 Chainz, Bunji Garlin, and Justin Bieber.
The album can be purchased here: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/skrillex-diplo-present-jack/id971262235
Stream the duo's set on Twitch here: http://www.twitch.tv/beatport
Listen to "Take U There," the third track on the album, below.
The avant-garde metal outfit from Norway known as Arcturus is back after an 8 year break-up to announce the release of their first album in a decade.
The album, entitled Arcturian, which features 10 new tracks and artwork by Costin Chioreanu, is due to release on May 5th of 2015 through Prophechy Records, and on May 8th, 2015 in North America.
For further information including album artwork, pre-order packages and a label write-up, follow the link below:
Thursday, February 26th
Swedish death metal supergroup The Resistance, featuring the two original In Flames guitarists Jesper Strömblad and Glenn Ljungström, as well as members of Grave and The Haunted, have released a lyric video for the track 'Dead'.
The song is taken from their upcoming mini-album Torture Tactics, out February 27.
The video can be streamed below:
Knoxville deathcore band Whitechapel have released a new music video for the song "Let Me Burn". "Let Me Burn" comes from the band's fifth full length Our Endless War. The music video was directed by Mitch Massie, known for the controversial video to Cattle Decapitation's "Forced Gender Reassignment", and this video is also notably violent and gory.
Norwegian extreme metal band Enslaved have released a new lyric video for an edited version of "One Thousand Years of Rain", the third track off of their upcoming studio album In Times.
The album will be released March 6th in Europe, March 9th in the UK, and March 10th in North America. Enslaved will also begin their North American tour with YOB and Ecstatic Vision on March 5th.
Swedish hard rocking metal band Eclipse have posted a video for a new song at the official YouTube channel of Frontiers Music.
The video is for the song "I Don't Wanna Say I'm Sorry", taken from the band's recently released (February 24) new album Armageddonize.
You can see the video right below:
Wednesday, February 25th
Punk legends Strung Out are streaming a new track, entitled 'The Animal And The Machine'.
The song is taken from the group's upcoming 8th studio album, Transmission.Alpha.Delta, which will be released on March 24th.
The Hotelier will re-release their debut album It Never Goes Out sometime in spring 2015.
The album, which was previously released in 2011 when the band were still The Hotel Year, will now receive proper distribution in the form of physical copies.
More information and pre-orders available here:
German death metal band Morgoth have aired a lyric video for a new song at the official YouTube channel of Century Media Records.
The song is titled "Snakestate" and it is featured in Morgoth's long awaited new album Ungod, due out on April 7.
Stream the lyric video right below:
God Is Evil:
Canadian rockers Three Days Grace have detailed their upcoming fifth studio album, entitled Human.
Tthe record marks the band's first with new vocalist Matt Walst, formerly of My Darkest Days and the younger brother of bassist Brad Walst, who joined the band following the departure of longtime frontman Adam Gontier.
The tracklist for Human can be seen below, and will contain the chart-topping hits 'Painkiller' and 'I Am Machine'.
1. Human Race
3. Fallen Angel
5. Tell Me Why
6. I Am Machine
7. So What
8. Car Crash
9. Nothing Fair In Love and War
10. One Too Many
11. The End Is Not the Answer
12. The Real You
1. Every Other Weekend
2. Painkiller (Live)
3. Let You Down (Live)
4. Human Race (Atmosphere Version)
Tuesday, February 24th
After ten years of silence, Swedish power metal group Timeless Miracle have announced through their Facebook page that they will be entering the studio to record songs for their upcoming sophomore album, known as Under the Moonlight.
View the announcement and other details at the band's official Facebook page:
Canadian post-rock legends Godspeed You! Black Emperor have just now announced the release of their new album Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress, as well as releasing an excerpt from their latest song 'Peasantry or ‘Light! Inside of Light!’'.
This news was later confirmed by Constellation Records on Twitter. The new album will be their shortest full length LP standing in at only forty minutes.
Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress is set to be released on March 31.
Listen to an excerpt from 'Peasantry or ‘Light! Inside of Light!' here: http://cstrecords.com/cst111/
1. Peasantry or ‘Light! Inside of Light!’
2. Lambs’ Breath
3. Asunder, Sweet
4. Piss Crowns Are Trebled
Jeff Rosenstock of Bomb the Music Industry!, and an ever increasing number of other projects, fame, has begun streaming his new album We Cool? ahead of its its official release.
The reason behind this could have something to do with not wanting to be outdone by a leak from earlier this week.
Check the album out here:
Smooth indie rock four-piece Mariage Blanc are streaming a new single from their upcoming album, No Autobiography. The album is set to release on April 7th and the new track, titled "We've Got Time," can be streamed via the link below.
RIYL: Elliott Smith, Real Estate, The Radio Dept.
German ambient/post/doom metal band Seeming Emptiness are streaming their debut album Conversion at their official Bandcamp location.
The album was released on February 6 through Fluttery Records.
You can stream it here:
Falling in Reverse have released a music video for the title track from their latest record, Just Like You.
Just Like You is the band's third album, out now through Epitaph Records.
Ukranian black metallers Drudkh have released a song from their upcoming record A Furrow Cut Short. The song is called "Till Foreign Ground Shall Cover Eyes" and premiered via the website No Clean Singing. The album is set for release on May 18th.
To listen to the song:
To pre-order the album:
The British quartet have released a video from their forthcoming album Last of Our Kind. The song, entitled 'Barbarian', describes the Vikings' invasion in East Anglia and the death of Edmund the Martyr.
The album, the follow-up to 2012's Hot Cakes is due to be released on June 1.
You can watch the video here:
The album's tracklist is as follows:
2. Open Fire
3. Last of Our Kind
4. Roaring Waters
5. Wheels of The Machine
6. Mighty Wings
8. Sarah O'Sarah
9. Hammer & Tongs
Brooklyn post/black metal act Sannhet has shared their forthcoming sophmore LP 'Revisionist' on Pitchfork.com. The group was also interviewed by the site. In which, they discuss the album, their live performance, and genre labeling.
You can listen to the album here:
Best Coast has announced via their Facebook page and website that their new album, California Nights, will be released on May 5th on Harvest.
They have released the first song and video from this album, 'California Nights', on VEVO.
In addition, they have released the details for a tour of North America in June.
June 3 Imperial Vancouver, Canada
June 4 The Showbox Seattle, WA
June 5 Alhambra Theatre Portland, OR
June 8 First Avenue Minneapolis, MN
June 10 The Ready Room St. Louis, MO
June 12 Paradise Boston, MA
June 14 Union Transfer Philadelphia, PA
June 16 9:30 Club Washington, D.C.
June 18 Newport Music Hall Columbus, OH
June 19 Majestic Theatre Detroit, MI
June 20 NXNE Toronto, Canada
June 24 Granada Theater Dallas, TX
June 26 North Park Observatory San Diego, CA
June 27 Wiltern Los Angeles, CA
**More dates to come!
California Night ...more
Ohio metalcore band The Plot In You have released a new song from their upcoming record. The song is entitled "My Old Ways". The new record is as yet untitled and no release date has been announced, outside of the news that a new album is coming. The band recently departed their label, Rise Records, but hasn't announced a replacement yet.
UK Screamo stalwarts Maths have streamed a song off their upcoming record 'The Fires Courting The Sea' released by Tangled Talk on 23rd of March. It s their first official release since 2011's Ascent EP.
Stream the song here: https://soundcloud.com/tangledtalk/laughter-stirs-the-canyon-1
Electronic solo outfit My Tears, Your Weapon has released a track entitled 'Slip Away', which is taken from his upcoming debut EP, When We Fall Asleep.
You can stream the song via Soundcloud here:
Monday, February 23rd
Last week, Orlando, Florida's post-hardcore band Broadway released information concerning their upcoming new album, Contexture: Gods, Men and the Infinite Cosmos.
The album is set to be released independently on March 10th.
1. Manifest Prosperity
3. Artificial Love
4. One Night on Mars
5. Found You
6. Volcano Jack
8. Interstellar Avalanche
9. I Am Man
10. Gods and Men
US stoner rock act Elder have released another track from their upcoming third album, Lore, entitled 'Legend.'
The album is set to be released on 27th February.
The track is streaming, via StereoGum, here:
Of Montreal stream their new, 13th studio LP, Aureate Gloom, as of today via NPR's First Listen program.
This is their follow-up to 2013's folk-rock album, Lousy With Sylvianbriar.
You can check it out here:
Bangalore based stoner-doom band Shepherd, probably the only band of its kind in India, are currently streaming their debut LP, Stereolithic Riffalocalypse, via their official Bandcamp page.
Stereolithic Riffalocalypse will be released on March 7th, 2015
Haste the Day has announced that their new album, "Coward", will be released May 19th, 2015.