A while ago, norwegian art-rockers Gazpacho announced that they would be releasing a live album following the release of their most recent studio effort, Demon. Details about this appropriately titled Night of the Demon live LP has been revealed.
The album, which was recorded and filmed in Zoetmeer, Holland, is available to pre-order in a single DVD/CD package, with the DVD containing the full 14-song set and the CD tracklist being reduced to nine songs.
DVD version tracklist:
1. Tick Tock - Part I
2. Tick Tock - Part II
5. I've Been Walking
6. The Wizard Of Altai Mountains
7. I've Been Walking - Part II
8. Winter Is Never
9. Dingler`s Horses
10. Splendid Isolation
11. Black Lily
13. Upside Down
14. Massive Illusion
CD version tracklist:
1. Tick Tock - Part I
2. Tick Tock - Part II
New Jersey hardcore band Suburban Scum have released the first single of their upcoming debut LP "Ultimate Annihilation", which is going to be released through Closed Casket Activities sometime in 2015.
LA-based electronic artist Nosaj Thing has announced plans for his third LP, to be released May 5th via Innovative Leisure.
Entitled Fates, the album will be the follow-up to his 2013 sophomore effort Home. The album's first single 'Cold Stares', featuring Chance The Rapper, can be streamed via SoundCloud below:
Nosaj Thing has also announced a string of tour dates at the following locations:
03-26 Athens, GA - 40 Watt Club
03-27 Knoxville, TN - Tennessee Theatre
03-28 Tallahassee, FL - Club Downunder
03-29 Miami, FL - Bardot Miami
03-31 Atlanta, GA - Terminal West
04-02 Washington, DC - U Street Music Hall
04-04 Brooklyn, NY - Music Hall of Williamsburg
04-06 Philadelphia, PA - Johnny Brenda's
04-07 Boston, MA - Brighton Music Hall
04-08 Montreal, Quebec - Theatre Fairmount
Modest Mouse has now officially released another song off of their highly anticipated upcoming album Strangers to Ourselves. The song, entitled "Of Course We Know," is the last track off of the 15-track album. The album is set to be released on March 17th.
Dreamshade, a melodic metal band from Switzerland have released a music video for their new single, 'Dreamers Don't Sleep'.
They have also announced tour dates in Europe and Asia supporting this release:
EUROPEAN TOUR 2015
16.03. WIESBADEN - Schlachthof (DE)
17.03. KÖLN - Underground (DE)
18.03. MÜNCHEN - Backstage (DE)
19.03. VIENNA - Arena (AT)
20.03. PRAGUE - Modra Vopice (CZ)
21.03. BERLIN - K17 (DE)
22.03. HAMBURG - Hafenklang (DE)
04.04. BASEL - Sommercasino (CH)
18.04. LUGANO - Studio Foce (CH)
ASIAN TOUR 2015
21.04 HONG KONG - Hidden Agenda (HK) (w/ The Word Alive)
22.04 TAIPEI - The Wall (TW) (w/ The Word Alive)
24.04 OSAKA - Club Drop (JP)
25.04 NAGOYA - Club Zion (JP)
26.04 TOKYO - Cyclone (JP)
30.04 SHA ...more
Influential Canadian hardcore band Chokehold are having their discography reissued through A389 Recordings. Expect their punishing riffs and passionate screams to invade your ears by the summer of 2015.
You can check out the band's announcement of the project here:
Ukrainian alternative rock band Septa and Russian post-rockers She Oak released two-way split record. As a part of a new collaborative project The Foxhole Radio, which will gather different musicians from Ukraine and Russia with a strong anti-war message. Both songs were produced by Magnus Lindberg of Cult of Luna fame.
Split available for free at Bandcamp: http://septa.bandcamp.com/album/foxhole-radio-vol-1
The Dear Hunter have released a live album featuring songs spanning the career of the band. Frontman Casey Crescenzo addressed the fans in a letter stating that he wanted to "surprise our fans with this release".
In addition, the band has announced a series of tour dates where they will play songs exclusively from Act II and III.
The album can be streamed here:
To further this surprise, the band's next LP will officially be the continuation of the bands 6 part Acts series. The album, entitled Act IV: Rebirth in Reprise, will be released later this year.
You can read Casey's full letter here:
Finnish post-punk act Beastmilk have announced via social media the departure of founding guitarist Johan "Goatspeed" Snell, with Juho Vanhanen of psychedelic black metallers Oranssi Pazuzu set as his replacement.
In addition to the changes in lineup, the band have announced that moving forward they will be recording and performing under the name Grave Pleasures. The band is set to enter the studio in May to record the debut studio album under this new moniker, with production handled by Tom Dalgety (Killing Joke, Opeth). A September release on an undisclosed major label is expected.
Australian metalcore outfit In Hearts Wake have announce a brand new album titled Skydancer, due for release on May 1st. The album has been kept under wraps since the release of their last album, Earthwalker, and is meant as a companion piece to it. A new track is slated to be premiered today as well.
To view the full band statement and view the album artwork:
Queens rapper Himanshu "Heems" Suri, formerly of Das Racist, is streaming his new record over at NPR. Although he has released two mixtapes since the death of Das Racist, this is the first album either he, or Kool AD have released since the 2011 record "Relax."
Stream the record here:
Doom/sludge metal giants Indian have officially parted ways, as told in an official statement by their record label,
One of the first bands to believe in our vision at CVLT Nation was INDIAN, and today we are here to tell you that this legendary band is no more! We want to salute these humans for turning out savage record after savage record! Today we want to send them off with a video retrospective and photos from their appearance at the last Roadburn. INDIAN will rule forever…REST IN HEAVY…R.I.H.
Original post can be viewed here:
Kanye West has unveiled the studio version of his new single “All Day”. The song, which features Theophilus London and Allan Kingdom, was debuted live last week at the BRIT Awards and serves as a preview to West's upcoming album, 'So Help Me God'.
Gavin Harrison, most famous for his drum work in Porcupine Tree, has announced his new album, 'Cheating The Polgraph'. It will be released Monday 13th April and features re-imagined versions of classic Porcupine Tree songs.
Harrison's explanation of the album:
“I think every album needs a focus – a master plan – and whilst I thought about writing new tunes for a big band project – I made a version of PT’s Futile (with Laurence Cottle) and it came out really well. It felt like a good plan to follow on with some of my personal favourite PT songs and see if we could make them work. I had a vision that the arrangements would never lean towards a clichéd classic big band sound but always follow a modern contemporary angle. So even if you didn’t know the original tune you could still enjoy it as a modern composition that would work with this instrumentation. I couldn’t be happier with the results. Laurence Cottle’s immense talent as a musician and arra ...more