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Revocation announce headlining tour

Posted by longhairedpoet on Friday, July 3, 2015 at 7:53 PM (PST)

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Boston death metal band Revocation have announced a headline North American tour.

Revocation will receive support from Cannabis Corpse, Archspire and Black Fast.

Revocation are touring in support of their latest album Deathless.

Check out the tour dates here.

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Christian Mistress are back with a new single that starts with some awesome flange, a highway star vibe and the always succinct blend of rallying female vocals and hard charging riffs the band are known for. This is the best production they’ve hit upon yet and I’m super stoked for the full length.

Check this serious fuckin’ jam out HERE and do something with your life. And don’t forget to Pre-Order the new bad boy/girl of a riff platter.

Christ, talk about ruling.

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REVOCATION officially announce Ash Pearson as new drummer

Posted by Morgan Ywain Evans on Friday, June 26, 2015 at 10:21 AM (PST)

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REVOCATION are happy to officially confirm drummer Ash Pearson as their new full time drummer! Pearson is most well known for his work in 3 Inches of Blood, and is a welcome addition to the line up. Front man Dave Davidson offered the following on the announcement: “We’re very stoked to announce that Ash Pearson is our new drummer! Many of you might already be familiar with his drum skills in 3 Inches Of Blood but for those of you who are unaware of his talents let us assure you that he absolutely KILLS behind the kit! We’re looking forward to starting this new chapter of Revocation with Ash on board and can’t wait for everyone to see him in action.”

Here’s what Ash has to say about our newly forged alliance:

“I am very honoured to be joining Revocation. Phil is a good friend of mine and I feel privileged to have his blessing and to be his successor. I take seriously the challenge to keep the caliber of this band high and look forward to continuing the legacy of Revocation.”

 

 

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Windhand release album teaser for “Grief’s Infernal Flower”

Posted by Morgan Ywain Evans on Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 5:33 PM (PST)

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Sophisticated heathens  Windhand have released the album trailer for the follow up to the much hyped Soma, and it seems like we are in for another treat. Pre order the coolest silver vinyl option HERE.

 

Watch the teaser BELOW.

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Revocation release “Madness Opus” lyric video

Posted by longhairedpoet on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 4:21 PM (PST)

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Boston metallers Revocation seem tireless. Earlier today they dropped a lyric video for their song “Madness Opus” off of their newest album Deathless which came out in October.

In addition to the video, Revocation are currently on tour. They’re playing 20 shows starting today in Pittsburgh and wrapping up on June 14 in Winnipeg.

Revocation are joined on tour by Veil of Maya, Oceano, Gift Giver and Entheos.

Check out tour dates and the video for “Madness Opus” here.

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Christian Mistress announce North American tour

Posted by longhairedpoet on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 6:05 PM (PST)

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Olympia heavy metallers Christian Mistress earlier this week announced a North American tour to start on June 11 in Vancouver and run for 28 shows before wrapping up on September 18 in Portland.

Christian Mistress have finished recording their latest album To Your Death which is expected to be released in the fall via Relapse Records.

Check out the music video for “Pentagram and Crucifix” and check out Christian Mistress tour dates here.

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Skinless streaming “Barbaric Proclivity”

Posted by longhairedpoet on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 4:39 PM (PST)

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New York death metallers Skinless dropped their latest track “Barbaric Proclivity” earlier this week.

“Barbaric Proclivity” is off of the band’s forthcoming album Only The Ruthless Remain which is due out on June 2.

In addition to dropping Only The Ruthless Remain Skinless are expected to play at the Maryland Death Fest later this month and at Hellfest Open Air next month

Head over to Metal Sucks to break your neck to “Barbaric Proclivity”.

To see Skinless tour dates head here.

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Revocation lyric video for “Labyrinth of Eyes” released

Posted by Morgan Ywain Evans on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 1:18 PM (PST)

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Technical death whiz kids Revocation have a new lyric video for “Labyrinth Of Eyes” courtesy of Metal Blade. The song, from their recent slammer Deathless, anticipates the band’s tour with Veil of Maya. See dates and the surveillance themed video, created with Nick Hipa,  BELOW.

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Coffins releasing new “Perpetual Penance” collection with HPGD

Posted by Metal Riot on Monday, April 27, 2015 at 2:07 PM (PST)

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Horror Pain Gore Death Productions have announced the new double CD collection from Japan’s Death/Doom fiends Coffins entitled Perpetual Penance, set for release on June 9th on CD and Digital formats. This is an essential compilation of Coffins vinyl only and split release tracks, features artwork by Uchino. The first 100 orders come with a free chrome Coffin keychain, a miniature casket that opens to store your victims ashes! 

Pre Order HERE.

Below is the official description:

Horror Pain Gore Death Productions is proud to unleash the new Coffins double CD collection Perpetual Penance. This is an essential compilation of Coffins vinyl only and split release tracks from artists including Noothgrush, Macabra, Sourvein, Warhammer, Disgrace, Hooded Menace and Stormcrow. Coffins continue their devastating legacy of ancient torture with this 96 minute presentation of bone-crushing Death/Doom sickness! Features original artwork by Uchino himself and showcases out of print/hard to find vinyl tracks from the following outlets: Southern Lord, Decibel Magazine, Horror Pain Gore Death Productions, Forcefield Records, Break The Chains, A Pile Of Dirt Music, Doomentia Records, 20 Buck Spin and Hydro-Phonic Records. For fans of Abscess, Acid Witch, Anatomia, Asphyx, Autopsy, Carnage, Celtic Frost, Cianide, Disma, Divine Eve, Grave, Hellhammer, Hooded Menace, Mythic, Venom and Winter

 

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Royal Thunder’s “Time Machine” to relevant rock music

Posted by Morgan Ywain Evans on Friday, April 24, 2015 at 9:55 AM (PST)

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Other than The Great Give Back by The Heartless Breakers and a few other standout records by bands ironically with heart, you might think rock was really in poor shape in 2015. It’s actually not the case, as Royal Thunder‘s new video for Crooked Doors lead track and future anthem “Time Machine” gloriously proves with a bang. Not many bands on this site could hang on tour as Wilco’s opener (Nocturnal Poisoning/Wilco would be so rad). Personally, I think that it’s super cool the legendary Wilco took RT out.

Anyway, “Time Machine” has a riff that really reminds me melodically somehow of the chorus of Muse’s “Uprising” hit, but it’s also nothing like it. The slinky, gypsy rock main line builds up to a somber and reflective harrowing of personal trials, purged out in the louder rock moments of the song with vigorous bravery.

Three cheers to Royal Thunder, still the ones to beat for hard rock in the first quarter of 2015. They really are just ailing it and firing on all cylinders. The lyrics of this one in particular are some of the most flooring and powerful on the new record, especially that second verse. Ooofff.  You will feel something.

Watch the video BELOW.

Skinless release new track “Serpenticide”

Posted by longhairedpoet on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 6:08 PM (PST)

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New York death metal band Skinless have recently reformed and are coming full-force for the metal world.

Skinless will unless their new album (and classic sound) on June 2 with the release of Only The Ruthless Remain.

Today Skinless have release the first track from Only The Ruthless Remain, “Serpenticide”.

Vocalist Sherwood Webber talked a bit about the album:

“[Illustrator] Ken Sarafin summed it up best when he said that upon listening to the new SKINLESS, his balls exploded and bigger ones grew in their place. That’s how we felt when making it! ‘Serpenticide’ was the song that got us into the flow of creating this album. This track has the grind, dirge, and vengeful bludgeoning that makes it a slicing cross cut of Only The Ruthless Remain. You’ve heard the live version; here is the final in all its ruthlessness. The countdown is on. Much more to come. As the old saying goes, it’s time to stop the teasin’ and start the pleasin’, ha!”

Check out “Serpenticide” and Skinless tour dates here.

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I was reflecting in an email I sent today to a pr friend Nikki Law from Century Media who handles Karyn Crisis’ Gospel Of The Witches about a cool time I went to L.A. when Crisis was on the West Coast in the band’s later days. I got to see them rehearse in a space they shared with a killer band called Eyes Of Fire, which featured Matt Fisher as the driving force. Recalling that , it made me think on how more people need to give love to the band Mindrot, a musical volcano which Fisher was also in prior to Eyes Of Fire. People give post-humous love to Type O Negative and, to some degree, the very underatted Woods of Ypres, but Mindrot deserve way more accolades than Mindrot gets. Fans of Neurosis, Twitching Tongues or Katatonia should all be rallying for a Mindrot reunion.

Still to this day no one really sounds like Mindrot.

Adrian Leroux, who along with Matt Fisher founded the band in 1989, was super cool to answer my questions and look back on Mindrot’s active and punishing years of creative gloom and glory. Read it BELOW.

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If this isn’t one of the, if not THE, biggest albums in rock this year than I’m done with y’all.

ROYAL THUNDER is streaming their sophomore album, Crooked Doors, via NPR. Check out the full album stream at this location.

And click HERE for the recent Metal Riot interview piece we did on the album.

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Even if Royal Thunder never recorded another note (perish the thought), the music they have already produced would likely survive and be heralded as classic down the line. The southern blues and sludge elements of the band’s striking sound has expanded on their new charismatic sophomore album Crooked Doors into even headier and moodier hemispheres, but retaining pure rock n roll drive. These stormy “thunder” (ahem) clouds of psych rock and gypsy mourning can be found rolling colorfully next to harder rocking tracks that retain the bands powerful groove and Pandora’s box will to survive hardships . Whatever they touch, this outfit is frighteningly capable. Vocalist Mlny Parsonz (one of the indisputably best rock singers in the game right now) and the boys create music that makes even true believers generally gasp at the unabashed power and authenticity. You’d never accuse this band of lacking feeling or inspiration, simply a group that make half the bands out there seem creatively malnourished.

Crooked Doors is available 4/7 (NA) / 4/3 (Ger/Benelux/Fin) / 4/6 (UK/Eur/World) on CD/2xLP/Digital via Relapse Records http://bit.ly/royalthunder ).

Josh Weaver (guitar) fills us in on some of the record’s creation BELOW.

NY’s Skinless return with “Only The Ruthless Remain”

Posted by Morgan Ywain Evans on Monday, March 23, 2015 at 8:06 AM (PST)

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NY’s Skinless are one of the most brutal bands of their generation and will soon return with their sole offering of new death metal in nearly a decade.  Only The Ruthless Remain includes artwork by Ken Sarafin and will be unleashed on CD, LP and digitally via Relapse Records on June 2nd, 2015 in North America (June 1st in the UK/EU and May 29 in DE/Benelux/Finland). Recorded by Tom Case at Edie Road Studio and Doomsday Bunker Studio, both in upstate New York, with vocals tracked by Dave Otero (Cephalic Carnage, Primitive Man etc.) at Flatline Audio in Denver, Colorado, and mastered by Brad Boatright (Obituary, Nails, Integrity etc.) at Audiosiege in Portland, Oregon, Only The Ruthless Remain is almost certain to remind people of the ascendancy this bloody outfit once held with a firm grim on both 6 stringed axes and dripping axe handles.  Be sure to catch them live 5/21 at Maryland Deathfest!

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