Wednesday, January 18th

Pregnant Whale Pain EP Stream 2 replies

Experimental Metal band Pregnant Whale Pain are streaming their new EP Blank, which was released on January 13th, 2017.

You can stream the EP here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h9EADH-TNa0&list=PLHKEW_rs16mCKtd-_I3_Rr1iF7aKVXAHp



We Are The Ocean break up 16 replies

English post-hardcore/alternative rock band We Are The Ocean have decided to disband after 10 years and four albums.

Tha band explained this decision on their Facebook page:

To our fans, our friends, our family. This is by far the hardest decision we have had to make, but We Are The Ocean is coming to the end. This is a message to say thank you for exceeding all our expectations, and clarifying that music is one of the most powerful and incredible things in this world. It's taken us to places we had only dreamed of and given us the opportunity to meet some incredibly inspiring and hard-working people along the way.

Starting out as local friends whose only realistic aspiration was to play the Walthamstow Standard, things picked up... and little did we know the journey we would embark on; performing hundreds of shows, travelling thousands of miles, standing before tens of thousands of beautiful faces. Seeing people who turned up early for sho ...more



New Northlane Single 35 replies

Australian metalcore band Northlane have released a new single, 'Intuition'. It is currently a standalone single, but in a similar vein to their single 'Rot', it's likely that this song will feature in their upcoming fourth studio album which has currently not been announced.





Urban Vitamin - Ekphrasis 0 replies

South African alternative metal band, Urban Vitamin, will release their new album Ekphrasis on 3 February 2017.

Ekphrasis is the follow up to their 2013 release, Agent Provocateur.

Pre-orders can be placed at www.urbanvitamin.co.za/store. The album will also be released on all major streaming services and online stores.



Tuesday, January 17th

Red Giant Release New Track 5 replies

New Jersey's trip hop group Red Giant release a new, murky track: "Universal Daughter". Along with this, the duo have stated they will be releasing new music this year, but no other news about album title or release date has been announced.

The track can be streamed below:

https://www.indieshuffle.com/red-giant-universal-daughter/



New Young Thug Music Video 13 replies

Following a shoot for the song "Wyclef Jean", which turned up to be a complete disaster with Young Thug not even bothering to show up, music video director Ryan Staake took extra footage and compiled a rather unique music video.





Oathbreaker Announce US Tour 21 replies

Deathwish band Oathbreaker announced some US dates for an upcoming Spring 2017 tour. The group recieved critical acclaim for their 2016 album 'Rheia', which prompted them to support Skelletonwitch on their tour last year.

Tour dates can be found on the official Oathbreaker Instagram account as well as below:

https://deathwishinc.com/blogs/news/oathbreaker-announce-u-s-tour-w-king-woman-khemmis-more



Monday, January 16th

Need stream new album 5 replies

Greek-Athenian progressive metal band Need, are streaming their new album Hegaiamas: A Song For Freedom at their official Bandcamp location.

As of January 17, Need's 4th full-length effort will be an independent release.

You can check the album out right below:
http://needband.bandcamp.com/album/hegaiamas-a-song-for-freedom



Green Day premiere new video 60 replies

Punk-rock band Green Day released a music video for their song "Troubled Times" off of their latest album Revolution Radio.

The video depicts demonized imagery of President-elect Donald Trump as well as a constant stream of imagery involving racism, Islamiphobia, global warming, voting machines, and the civil rights movement.

It's no coincidence this video was released on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.





Converge's Jane Doe live album 91 replies

Sputnikmusic's favourite metalcore outfit has announced the release of a live rendition of their legendary 2001 album Jane Doe. The recordings date back to 2016's integral live performance of Jane Doe at Dutch metal festival Roadburn and were mixed by Kurt Ballou.

The album features reimaginings of its original cover, by Florian Bertmer, John Baizley, Randy Ortiz, and Thomas Hooper.

Check the new cover art and read all about it over at The Nerdist:

http://nerdist.com/converge-live-album-jane-live/

The album is up for pre-order now via Deathwish Inc. and Kings Road Merch.
http://www.deathwishinc.eu/bands/converge
https://deathwishinc.com/collections/converge



Black Magic Release New Demo 8 replies

Norwegian heavy metal band Black Magic have posted a new demo track on their Bandcamp titled 'Demon Lord', initially only available to hear during live shows or via a live video posted to the band's Facebook mid-2016.

The song marks a continued evolution from the band's initial black/speed metal sound of their demos, taking the heavy metal aspect of their full-length Wizard's Spell and pushing it further into proto-metal and 60s/70s-styled hard rock, heavy metal and heavy psych music.

It is expected that the band is releasing or recording a new full-length for release in 2017, as the band has been performing new and unreleased songs during their frequent live shows.

Other new songs the band has debuted live are 'Sacrifice', 'Savage Sword' and 'Into the Depths'.

Listen/purchase 'Demon Lord' here: www.blackmagicnorway.bandcamp.com/track/demon-lord-demo-2016

And watch live performances of all four new tracks here:< ...more



New From First to Last with Sonny Moore 61 replies

Post-hardcore/emo band From First to Last have released a new song entitled "Make War", which features previous vocalist Sonny Moore (aka Skrillex) on lead vocals once again.

Moore used to sing for From First to Last from 2004-2007 but left the band to pursue a career in electronic music.

Stream here: https://open.spotify.com/album/32l9F8JtIkqdoWKXULnU6s



Alkaline Trio Vinyl Rereleases 10 replies

Vagrant Records have recently re-pressed three of Alkaline Trio's albums on red/black split vinyl, available to purchase here: http://kingsroadmerch.com/vagrant/

These pressings are limited to 1500 each, and is the first time these albums have been available on vinyl in years.



Saturday, January 14th

CJ rejoins TAIM for a show 18 replies

Previous vocalist of Thy Art is Murder, CJ McMahon, rejoined the band for a performance on stage last night at Australia's UNIFY festival. After leaving in late 2015, the band has been performing with former Molotov Solution vocalist Nick Arthur. At this time it has yet to be confirmed whether this was just a one off performance or an official reunion.

Source: http://www.rockfeed.net/2017/01/14/thy-art-murder-shocker-cj-mcmahon-returns-stage/



Chant of the Goddess stream debut LP 4 replies

Brazilian doom metal band Chant of the Goddess, are streaming their self-titled debut album, at their official Bandcamp location.

Chant of the Goddess was released independently on January 8.

You can stream the album right below:
http://chantofthegoddess.bandcamp.com/album/chant-of-the-goddess-2



Pumpkins Reuniting 39 replies

According to Q107.com's new article, Billy Corgan has confirmed that the original line-up of the Smashing Pumpkins is indeed reunited after months of hinting.

During a morning talk show on WLUP, Corgan announced that guitarist James Iha is good to go to rejoin the band.
While there is no doubt that Jimmy Chamberlin, the band's on-again-off-again drummer, is dependable to join, the article does not mention anything of D'acry Wretzky, the now reclusive original bassist for the Pumpkins.

In August 2016, Corgan mentioned on a Facebook video that he and Wtrezky have finally reestablished communication saying "I’ve been in communication with D’arcy for the first time in 16 or 17 years, it’s awesome to have my friend back." However, at the time he said that while he's interested in seeing if she wanted to rejoin, "my primary interest in the old band was us having good relationships again."

However, since this video ...more



Friday, January 13th

Nergal Releases New Song 55 replies

Nergal, the mastermind behind polish blackened/death metallers Behemoth, has released a video of a new song entitled "My Church is Black" off his upcoming country album Songs of Love and Death.

His new album, under the moniker Me and That Man, will be out March 24.





New Svart Crown Track 9 replies

French blackened/death metallers Svart Crown have released a new track, "Transsubstantiation", off their upcoming album Abreaction.

Abreaction will be released in Europe on Mar. 3 and in the United States on Mar. 17.





Condenados stream new material 9 replies

Chilean doom metal outfit Condenados, has posted fresh material at the official Bandcamp location of Shadow Kingdom Records.

The new song, titled "Sea of Fire", is featured in the band's sophomore album The Tree of Death, due out today (January 13).

Feel free to absorb every note of the new song right below:
http://shadowkingdomrecords.bandcamp.com/track/sea-of-fire



Thursday, January 12th

Aeternam drops new song/video 7 replies

Melodic/Symphonic Death Metal band Aeternam have released a new track and video off of their upcoming album "Ruins of Empires", after demolishing the set target through their Indiegogo campaign. The new album is set to release next month, on February 10th. The song is entitled "Damascus Gate" and can be purchased off of the group's bandcamp page; link to the band's page and full track-list is below.




https://aeternam.bandcamp.com/



Jacob Bannon debuts solo project single 47 replies

Wear Your Wounds - Converge Vocalist Jacob Bannon's solo project - is streaming a song off the debut album that is set to be released on April 4th. The song is a departure from the sound typically associated with Converge and is more reminiscent of Bannon's previous, more ambient solo effort Supermachiner.

Link for the new track and article on the AV Club are below:




http://www.avclub.com/article/wear-your-wounds-offers-somber-farewell-goodbye-ol-248268



New Lorna Shore song 26 replies

New Jersey deathcore outfit Lorna Shore debut new song "FVNERAL MOON" from their upcoming album Flesh Coffin, which will be released on February 17 through Outerloop Records.




New Band-Maid video 9 replies

Japanese J-Rock quintet Band-Maid have released the latest track from debut full-length Just Bring It, out now in Japan via Crown Stones and released worldwide by JPU Records on February 10. The track, "Don't You Tell ME", can be streamed below.




"Listen" to One OK Rock feat Avril 22 replies

In their attempt to break the mainstream and garner worldwide success with new album Ambitions, Japanese post-hardcore-turned-alt-rock group One OK Rock have enlisted the help of ever relevant Canadian singer Avril Lavigne for their latest single, entitled "Listen". The album, out now in Japan, comes out on January 13 worldwide via Fueled By Ramen. Other guests include Alex Gaskarth of All Time Low and pop-rock pretty boys 5 Seconds Of Summer.




More info: http://www.idolator.com/7655241/avril-lavigne-listen-one-ok-rock-full-song



New Within the Ruins song 23 replies

American prog metalcore band Within the Ruins have posted a new song called "Beautiful Agony" off of their upcoming album Halfway Human, slated for a March 3rd release date.

Stream:





Slowdive preview new song 55 replies

Following nearly a year of hinting at an upcoming album and several posts confirming that the long-awaited successor to 1995's Pygmalion was indeed on the way, seminal shoegazers Slowdive have released their first new song in twenty-two years, entitled "Star Roving". Aside from this, no further information about the upcoming album or its release date is known.





New Pile album, single 4 replies

Boston noise rock outfit Pile has announced a new album, "A Hairshirt of Purpose." The band has also released the first single from the album, "Texas." This will be the band's first new material since 2015's "You're Better Than This."

The album is due out March 31st, 2017 on Exploding In Sound Records.

Texas:



Source: http://www.npr.org/2017/01/11/509138172/songs-we-love-pile-texas



New Aversions Crown Video 23 replies

Australian death metal band Aversions Crown released a new music video and third single from their upcoming third album Xenocide - due out on Nuclear Blast on January 20th.

The new track entitled 'Prismatic Abyss' can be heard and seen below:




Pre-order Xenocide:

www.nuclearblast.com/aversionscrown-xenocide



Born of Osiris Reign again 71 replies

American progressive metalcore veterans Born of Osiris have released a track from the highly-anticipated re-recording of the bands debut EP, The New Reign.


The re-recording, entitled Eternal Reign is expected February 24th on Sumerian Records.

Sumerian founder Ash Avildsen had this to say about Eternal Reign:


“The New Reign was a seminal album for both Born Of Osiris and Sumerian Records. 10 years later, it is getting a well-deserved rebirth as they have re-created it from scratch. I believe fans, old and new, will be excited to hear these songs come to life re-imagined both musically and production wise."

Born of Osiris guitarist Lee McKinney offered comments on the new(old) track:

“We are beyond excited to break the silence on what we've been up to this past year. 10 years ago we were seniors in high school in Chicago and spent our spring break recording a record that we had no idea w ...more



New Boris the Blade 15 replies

Australian deathcore act Boris the Blade have released a new track entitled 'Paralysed' in conjunction with the announcement of their sophomore album - Warpath - due out 27 January through Siege Music. (Ingested, The Last Ten Seconds of Life)

The stream for the new track, and album pre-order links are found below.




AUS- http://artistfirst.com.au/collections/boris-the-blade
UK/EUROPE- http://www.impericon.com/en/siege-music.html
USA- http://www.merchconnectioninc.com/collections/boris-the-blade


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