US droners, Earth, announced that their newest song "From The Zodiacal Light" is currently streaming over at Pitchfork. The song is taken from Earth's forthcoming album, called Primitive And Deadly, which is due out in September via Southern Lord. You can stream the song here.
After streaming a new song, Throwdown have just announced the streaming of their entire new album Intolerance online. The opus is due out next week on January 21st through eOne Music but luckily, you can already stream the entire piece through the player available below. Was it worth the wait?
California's Throwdown have released a new track titled "Defend With Violence" from their upcoming LP Intolerance, due out next week on January 21st, 2014 through eOne Music. The new album, the first in four years, was recorded at Hurley Recordings in Costa Mesa, California with rising producer Davey Warsop and mixed at Planet Z. Tell us what you think about the new song, available below.
According to Bangkok Post, Samong Traisattha, the 36-year-old lead bassist/vocalist of Thailand's black metal band Surrender Of Divinity, was stabbed to death in his house. On January 9th, a self-styled Satanist posted on his Facebook page that he was the one who murdered Samong "Avajee" Traisattha. Jaruvan Surapol, 34, the musician's wife, told police that the killer was Prakarn Harnphanbusakorn, a fan of her husband's band. Prakarn had gone to the singer's house on Wednesday night to screen print some shirts and have a few beers. After the wife had put her child to bed, she went to check on her husband and encountered him stabbed over thirty times and Prakarn gone.
So far, we knew that Alcest's new album would be called Shelter, some guests that will be participating on the album, but not much more. Today is the day to find out more about the band's fourth album to date. Firstly, the album will be released on January 17th (January 21st in North America) on Prophecy Productions. The album cover and tracklist are also available below. As for the music, you will have to wait a little bit more for that.
Metal veterans Melvins are set to release their newest studio album Tres Cabrones, on November 5th via Ipecac Records. Tres Cabrones is the nineteenth studio album by them, and it features their original drummer Mike Dillard, with current drummer Dale Crover playing bass. It is the first official album to feature Mike Dillard, as his only previous appearance before the recordings of this album were on Mangled Demos From 1983 and a handful of compilation and bootleg releases. You can hear the album over here.
An astonishing surprise in the music world today as Robert Fripp has announced on his online diary that the legendary prog band King Crimson are back in motion. On September 6th 2013, Fripp confirmed King Crimson's newest iteration, stating that "this is a very different reformation to what has gone before: seven players, four English and three American, with three drummers. The Seven-Headed Beast of Crim is in Go! mode". Now revealed, the 8th incarnation of King Crimson will be Gavin Harrison, Bill Rieflin, Tony Levin, Pat Mastelotto, Mel Collins, Jakko Jakszyk and Robert Fripp.
Swedish death metal band Demonical are currently streaming their newest album, Darkness Unbound, online via Terrorizer. You can listen to the entire album now. The album is due out on September 20th via Cyclone Empire and the limited digipak and vinyl versions can now be ordered directly from the band here. Has the band improved on their previous work Death Infernal?
Releasing new music for the first time in eighteen years, California stoner band Vista Chino (featuring two founding members of Kyuss, singer John Garcia and drummer Brant Bjork) is streaming their debut album Peace online which can be heard in full at SPIN's website here. The album will be released on August 30th via Napalm Records.
Surprisingly, James Kelly of Irish black metal band Altar Of Plagues has just announced today via Facebook that the band will give their final performance at the Unsound Festival Poland and they will split up. The decision was made before writing Teethed Glory And Injury which will then be their last album.
After much anticipation, Napalm Records has released online a brand new song by the Austrian atmospheric black metal veterans Summoning. The song can be streamed using the Soundcloud player below and this is the title track from the band's seventh full length album Old Mornings Dawn, which is set to be released on June 7th.
American shoegaze black metallers Deafheaven have begun streaming their second album, Sunbather, which can be heard in full at this location in advance of its release. The album is set to be released on June 11th via Deathwish Inc. just before the start of their headlining tour.
Progressive metallers Scale The Summit have announced that a new song called "Atlas Novus" is now ready to be heard online. The song is off of their upcoming album The Migration, which is due to be released via Prosthetic Records on June 11th, 2013. You can hear the five-minute song below.