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Escuela Grind is one of the most intense AND fun bands out right now in the extreme metal scene. Anyone who has seen the outfit live knows they put on a careening and death-defying show, blending elements of many of the heaviest sub genres into a world changing charge. It has been awesome discovering truly fired up and creative acts such as them, Habak or Hostilities this year, giving me hope for the next generation of ass kickers. When I heard Indoctrination I was hooked and feel blessed Escuela Grind were one of the first bands I caught live when shows revved up again. Long may they reign.
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Los Angeles doom metallers Twitching Tongues release their newest song “Kill For You.”
“Kill For You” comes off the band’s upcoming album Gaining Purpose Through Passionate Hatred which will be released on March 9 via Metal Blade Records.
Twitching Tongues will also be touring with Hatebreed, Crowbar and Acacia Strain from March 16-29 and True Love and Vamachara from March 30-April 8.
Check out “Kill For You,” the track list for Gaining Purpose Through Passionate Hatred and Twitching Tongues tour dates here.Add to My Radar
Twitching Tongues have been taking hardcore passion and the disdain of the grimiest metal to new heights/depths, banging out quality release after release. Hard to believe album number three is here already and on mighty Metal Blade! Great work pays off and this band have earned it with a sound that recalls a knife fight between Carnivore and newer styles with heavy, modern distortion. In Love There Is No Law was the next level from good but uneven break out Sleep Therapy .I am confident Disharmony will take it even further down the moonlit path of blessed misery for these guys. These dudes have always had a strong merch game so I rooted for them, haha (isn’t that odd how it can work now?)…but it’s great that through discipline and gig seasoned growth they are truly coming into themselves.
“This record represents every single thing we have done and have worked towards these past 5 years…It is a new beginning for this band, and it feels incredible to finally share it with all of you.” – Colin Young
The record is due in early October and the band has also unleashed a new video, directed by Tyler Bradberry, for the record’s title track and launched a pre-order for the record today at metalblade.com/twitchingtongues. They’ve already been crushing this song live , so you might recognize it already.Add to My Radar
Los Angeles metalcorers Twitching Tongues ares streaming their forthcoming album In Love There Is No Law over at Lambgoat.com
In Love There Is No Law will be released on August 20 via Closed Casket Activities.
Stream In Love There Is No Law via LambGoat.
Twitching Tongues will be heading out on tour this fall, check out support and dates here.Add to My Radar
Check it out via DecibelMagazine.com.
Check out tour dates and a video for the title track here.Add to My Radar
Twitching Tongues from Los Angeles prove that it is a good time (no irony intended) for misery. If you are still looking for something to help fill the void in the wake of the premature departures (R.I.P.) of Woods Of Ypres and Type O Negative, “Sleep Therapy” (I Scream) or the newest from Moonspell are the best places to continue brooding. Twitching Tongues are a band who pay homage to various styles (doom, dark alt rock, hardcore) but still write songs that obviously mean something deeply personal to them, all while having a good time.
Yes, that’s right…a good time. For some people wrestling with relationship and mental angst over crushing riffs is the closest thing to relief this life brings.
Only Living Witness comes up often when people mention this band and I can hear it a bit on opener “I Fell From Grace Feet First”. Truly they come much closer to the sound of underground Albany, NY 90’s sabbath-core band Section 8 (especially on the classical acoustic guitar laced “Insane & Inhumane” and the intro to the title track). There’s nothing here as killer as “God Complex” from Section 8’s “Nine Ways To Say I Love You”, but “Sleep Therapy” is a very rewarding record. Sure, the vocals are atonal occasionally but like Jann Kasey Dorr it still works. Auto-tune abuse is for bad emo bands and the legitimate human takes here work much better. The album is produced but not “produced”. They sound professional and aware of what they do but it is still raw.
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