Monday, June 18th

Crossfaith Drop New Single 1 replies

Japanese electronicore band Crossfaith have returned with their first release since 2015's Xeno. The new track, "The Perfect Nightmare," marks a pivot towards a heavier, more guitar-driven sound.

Crossfaith's upcoming LP, Ex_Machina, is slated for an August 3rd release date.

Second Hopesfall single 5 replies

American post-hardcore band Hopesfall have officially released their second single, 'Tunguska'. The single is a part of the bands upcoming album, Arbiter, which is scheduled to be released on July 13th. The album will be the band's first in 11 Years.

Album Tracklist:
1. Faint Object Camera
2. H.A. Wallace Space Academy
3. Bradley Fighting Vehicle
4. C.S. Lucky-One
5. I Catapult
6. Tunguska
7. Aphelion
8. Drowning Potential
9. To Bloom
10. Indignation and the Rise of Arbiter

Sunday, June 17th

As I Lay Dying discuss reunion 58 replies

Recently reunited American metalcore band As I Lay Dying have released a heartfelt tear-shedding 30-minute video on their YouTube page explaining their decision to gather in classic line-up despite all the tensions and the resentment between the members after Tim Lambesis, the frontman of the band, tried to hire a hitman, who turned out to be an undercover detective, to kill his estranged wife.

Check out the video:

Chelsea Grin to 'See You Soon' 13 replies

Long-running deathcore band Chelsea Grin have released "See You Soon", the third single from their upcoming album Eternal Nightmare. The album is set to be released July 13th via Rise Records and will be their first to feature new vocalist Tom Barber.

Friday, June 15th

New Silent Planet track 42 replies

Ameircan Christian progressive metalcore band Silent Planet have now officially released a new single, entitled 'Northern Fires (Guernica)'. However, there is currently no announcement of a new album in the coming future, though one is expected later this year. Their previous album, Everything Was Sound was released in 2016.

Norther Fires (Guernica)

New Tallest Man On Earth Song 4 replies

Kristian Matsson's folk project The Tallest Man on Earth has released "Forever Is A Very Long Time", the next single from his one-song-per-month, 5-track series When The Bird Sees The Solid Ground.

For those unfamiliar with the series, you can check out his previous songs, "An Ocean", and "Somewhere in the Mountains, Somewhere in New York" below.

Listen to "Forever Is A Very Long Time":

"An Ocean":

"Somewhere in the Mountains, Somewhere in New York":

Death Cab for Cutie's 'Thank You' 25 replies

Indie rock staples Death Cab for Cutie have announced new album Thank You for Today, which is slated to be released on August 17th via Atlantic Records.

This will be the band’s first album recorded with touring members Dave Depper and Zac Rae, who have been playing with them since 2015. Lead single "Gold Rush" can be listened to here:

Habitants reveal new album 1 replies

As a side endeavour from the band The Gathering, René Mutten's new band Habitants has announced the name of their new album, One self, to be released on June 28th, 2018.
Alongside this news, they released a new track entitled "Jupiter", a year and a half after first releasing their first song "Meraki".

The album's cover and both songs can be streamed on their Bandcamp page:

The music video for "Meraki" can be seen here:

SUMAC tease new album 26 replies

Sludge mammoths SUMAC have released a teaser for their new album "Love in Shadow", which is scheduled for release on September 21st through Thrill Jockey Records.

The album is produced by Kurt Ballou and pre-orders are already available through the label's website.

Thursday, June 14th

New The Pineapple Thief album 4 replies

The Pineapple Thief return this year with a new album called Dissolution. The LP will be out on August 31 through Kscope and features Gavin Harrison (ex-Porcupine Tree/King Crimson) on drums.

The band also debuted 'Far Below', the first song off Dissolution:

Regarding the tune, front man Bruce Soord mentioned:

“Far Below began life as a bit of a jam session between myself and Gavin. Gavin had this really distinctive 6/8 rhythm going and it didn't take long for me to find the melodies. And so a song was born. Is it my favourite track from the album? Impossible to judge as the album covers so much ground. But it does showcase what the four of us want The Pineapple Thief to be about and I for one can't wait to play this one live."

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Wednesday, June 13th

New Oso Oso track 12 replies

Oso Oso have released a new song titled ''gb/ol h/nf'' which stands for ''goodbye old love, hello new friend''. The song is part of a new two-track along with another new song titled ''Subside''. It's the first new material by the band since signing to Triple Crown Records earlier this year and it has been announced that the two new tracks will be on the reissue of The Yunahon Mixtape.

The new song, which was released with an animated music video, can be listened to below.

Ancestors return with new album 5 replies

Progressive/doom metal band Ancestors are back this summer with their first album in 6 years, Suspended in Reflections. The band's 4th LP will be released through Pelagic Records on August 24. To promote the album, they will embark on a European tour with Elder this autumn. The complete itinerary has not been revealed as of yet.

Listen to the 'The Warm Glow' below:

The Flashbulb returns with Dormant 9 replies

Prolific composer and multi-instrumentalist Benn Jordan has returned with a new classical composition under his moniker The Flashbulb.

Per his soundcloud, Jordan has published a "collection of compositions and recordings attempting to emote subtle and notable occurrences caused by nature in winter in the format of a symphony."

New Erra Single, Album 54 replies

Progressive metalcore band Erra have announced that they are releasing their fourth album, Neon, on August 10th. Along with the announcement comes the tracklist as well as a new single titled "Disarray".

The tracklist is the following:

1. Breach
2. Monolith
3. Signal Fire
4. Valhalla
5. Hyperreality
6. Ghost of Nothing
7. Disarray
8. Expiate
9. Unify
10. Ultimata

The new album comes with pre order bundles as well, which can be ordered on Erra's site

Listen to the new single here:

Tuesday, June 12th

Cult Leader LP tracked and mixed 36 replies

Last month Cult Leader announced they would be entering the studio in June to record their new album with famed metal producer Kurt Ballou of Converge at God City.

Currently the band is in studio demoing and plan to release an album by year's end. Check out their Instagram for periodic updates.

EDIT: per their twitter account the album is tracked and mixed.

Low go Double Negative 4 replies

Low have just announced their new record, entitled Double Negative. The follow-up to 2015's Ones and Sixes was once again recorded with BJ Burton and will be released September 14 via Sub Pop.

The band have released the first three tracks of the album in one video. "Quorum", "Dancing and Blood" and "Fly" can be streamed below.

The album can be preordered at Sub Pop's Mega Mart in a variety of formats, including loser edition clear vinyl:

The cover art can be viewed here:

01. Quorum
02. Dancing and Blood
03. Fly
04. Tempest
05. Always Up
06. Always Trying to Work It Out
07. The Son, the Su ...more

New Deafheaven song 43 replies

A new song from Deafheaven's upcoming album, Ordinary Corrupt Human Love, has been released and is called "Canary Yellow."

The record is slated to drop July 13th, 2018 via Anti-.

You can listen it here:

New Skyharbor video is Dim 7 replies

Indo-American progressive metallers Skyharbor have released a music video for the song "Dim." The song was released last month as the lead single from the band's upcoming third album Sunshine Dust.

The album will be the first to feature vocalist Eric Emery, who replaced Dan Tompkins in the band.

Monday, June 11th

New Smashing Pumpkins music 28 replies

American alternative rock band The Smashing Pumpkins have released a brand new single entitled "Solara," which is the first song in over 18 years to feature founding members James Iha (guitarist) and Jimmy Chamberlain (drummer). It's still unknown if this song will be part of a new album or not, but in early 2018 frontman Billy Corgan stated that two EPs are planned to be released this year.
For the song, check the video below:

Spiritualized unveil new music 12 replies

Psychedelic rock act, Spiritualized are returning with a new album this autumn. After 6 years, Jason Spaceman & Co. announced the release of And Nothing Hurt, due out on September 7. The front man mentioned this might be the band's last album:

“I was quite sincere about that and I still feel like it might be the case. It was such hard work. I found myself going crazy for so long. It’s not like there’s no coming back, I’m fine now… it’s just such a hard thing to do, to make a record like this on your own.”

Regarding the recording sessions, he mentioned:

"Making this record on my own sent me more mad than anything I’ve done before. We’d been playing these big shows and I really wanted to capture that sound we were making but, without the funds to do, I had to find a way to work within the constraints of what money I had. So I bought a laptop and made it all in a little room in my house…
The biggest thing for ...more

New Interpol song 39 replies

Indie Rock/Post-punk band Interpol have released a new single entitled 'The Rover', taken from their upcoming album Marauder, which will be released August 24.

Marauder Track List

1. "If You Really Love Nothing"
2. "The Rover"
3. "Complications"
4. "Flight of Fancy"
5. "Stay in Touch"
6. "Interlude 1"
7. "Mountain Child"
9. "Surveillance"
10. "Number 10"
11. "Party's Over"
12. "Interlude 2"
13. "It Probably Matters"

Sunday, June 10th

Lost Coltrane LP Unearthed 24 replies

Impulse! Records, the legendary jazz imprint has announced the release of a lost LP by the John Coltrane Quartet. The album titled "Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album" was recorded in the Spring of 1963, two years before "A Love Supreme," and then shelved for decades, until Coltrane's copy of the recording session was discovered by the estate of his first wife. The seven previously-unheard tracks will finally see the light of day on June 29th.

For full story, read the full Times article here:

Alms stream debut LP 0 replies

Baltimore MA '70s hard n' heavy/doom rock act Alms, is streaming its debut album at its official Bandcamp site.

Act One is an official release since June 8, courtesy of Shadow Kingdom Records.

You can spin the album, by activating the link below:

Deaf Havana are sinners 17 replies

Deaf Havana have released a new single, named "Sinner" from their upcoming album Rituals. The album is due the 10th of August this year.

Shadows release new video 4 replies

Japanese post-hardcore band SHADOWS have released a new video for their song "Still Remember" off of their sophomore record, Torches, which was released on May 24th in Japan.

Three songs off of the album can be streamed for free here:

Saturday, June 9th

New Manchester Orchestra Song 30 replies

Indie-rock band Manchester Orchestra have unveiled a new track entitled "I Know How To Speak." The song was apparently destined to make the final tracklist for A Black Mile to the Surface, but was not finished in time. Frontman Andy Hull released the following statement about the song on the band's official Facebook page:

"This song was originally and roughly formed a few years ago, about the impending weight of the future; it almost made it onto Black Mile, but hadn't fully formed yet. We spent some solid time this year revisiting and reworking and recording the song into its final state. I found it inspiring to work on this song right before the birth of my son, which was and is beautiful impending weight." -Andy

Listen to "I Know How To Speak" here:

Friday, June 8th

Two Modern Life is War Songs 6 replies

Iowa hardcore legends Modern Life is War have released two new songs in the form of a 7", titled Tribulation Worksongs Vol. 1, their first new songs since 2013's Fever Hunting. The songs were recorded by Luke Tweedy at Flat Black Studios and mixed by Kurt Ballou at God City Studios and will be a series of releases on Deathwish Inc.


7" pre-order:

New Thomas Dybdahl song 3 replies

Norwegian indie pop/alternative artist, Thomas Dybdahl has revealed today a new single, called 'Can I Have it All'. This is the first song off his upcoming LP, All These Things, due out sometime this fall. No other details have been given as of yet.

Listen to 'Can I Have it All' below:

New Kill No Albatross Single 2 replies

Canadian rock band Kill No Albatross have released a new single, "Apex Predator." The song comes off their upcoming second EP, "Speak True Evil," due out July 13th. The band has also announced they will be performing at Toronto's Vans Warped Tour date on July 17th.

As I Lay Dying post new song 218 replies

Metal band As I Lay Dying have posted a new song to their YouTube channel called "My Own Grave". The video shows all of the band members back together again. There is no word of a new album as yet, but the song is below:

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As I Lay Dying discuss reunion by Devastator
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Crossfaith Drop New Single by Beardog
New Silent Planet track by SteakByrne
SUMAC tease new album by trilogique
Wil Francis accused of abuse by siren
As I Lay Dying post new song by bloc
New Manchester Orchestra Song by ultrainsti
New Deafheaven song by DarkNoctus
New Erra Single, Album by SteakByrne
New Tallest Man On Earth Song by RadicalEd
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