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GUST – Southern Lord Reveals The Latest Addition To Their Raging Summer Schedule

Posted in hardcore bands, music news, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , on June 15, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

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Southern Lord reveals the latest addition to their raging Summer schedule; enter progressive hardcore band GUST, hailing from Trollhättan, Sweden.

The fierce four piece skillfully combines pounding d-beat rhythms with a classic hardcore punk directness, and bring forth a maelstrom of metallic riffs, amalgamating into a brutal and arresting sonic assault fans of Cursed and Rise And Fall will swarm to. With one demo, one LP and four European tours already under their belt, and with a fifth tour running from June 24th through July 17th, GUST will release their brand new, self-titled album through Southern Lord Recordings this August. This second LP was self recorded at Fvck Life Studios, and mastered by Brad Boatright (Warcry, From Ashes Rise, Deathreat, Audiosiege Engineering), who supplies guest vocals on the track “Humility In Disguise.”

GUST’s incoming ten-track LP explodes with lyrical angst and musical fury from the get-go, bombarding the listener with catchy riffs and spot-on political statements. From this second LP, it is clear that GUST is a force with which to be reckoned.

Further info and vinyl preorders can be located HERE.

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Gust – Track Listing:

1. History Repeats
2. Always The Same
3. Reality Chokes
4. Unease
5. Crack The Skies
6. From Cradle To Grave
7. Humility In Disguise
8. Hollow Faces
9. No Concern, No Remorse
10. Restless Hands

GUST – Tour Dates:

6/24/2014 Tiefgrund – Berlin, DE
6/26/2014 Przychodnia – Warsaw, PL
6/27/2014 Ultra Chaos Piknik – Zelebsko, PL
6/28/2014 Rozbrat – Poznan, PL
6/29/2014 Private Apartment – Krakow, PL
6/30/2014 TBA – Lepzig, DE
7/02/2014 Biograffs – Decin, CZ
7/03/2014 Music Bar Jam – Opava, CZ
7/04/2014 Radhostem – Roznov, CZ
7/05/2014 Muszi – Budapest, HU
7/06/2014 Klub Fest – Belgrade, RS
7/07/2014 Klub Fest – Subotica, RS
7/08/2014 Somborkse Ruze – Sombor, RS
7/09/2014 TBA – Zagreb, HR
7/10/2014 Point – Enga, IT
7/11/2014 Klubi – Zurich, CH
7/12/2014 Schöner Wohnen – Cologne, DE
7/13/2014 TBA – Brighton, UK
7/14/2014 TBA – UK
7/15/2014 TBA – Newcastle, UK
7/16/2014 The Unicorn – London, UK
7/17/2014 AJZ – Neubrandenburg, DE

GUST:

Tommie Ek
Carl Persson
Fredrik Forsberg
Ibrahim Shabo

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(Source: Earsplit PR)

* For more info on GUST:

https://www.facebook.com/gustswe

http://gustswe.bandcamp.com

http://gust.bigcartel.com

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LONG LIVE GUST.

LONG LIVE HARDCORE.

Stone.

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RUN WITH THE HUNTED – New Full-Length From Arizona Punk/Hardcore Unit Streaming In Its Entirety; Preorders Available

Posted in hardcore, hardcore bands, music news, Punk rock, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , on May 29, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

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With the official detonation of their forthcoming new full-length, The Sieve And The Sand, now less than a week away, Arizona punk/hardcore unit, RUN WITH THE HUNTED, offers rambunctious ears a chance to hear the record in its entirety!

A name derived from classic dystopian novel Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, The Sieve And The Sand serves as the follow-up to the band’s 2011 self-titled full-length, which Punknews fittingly commended for its “heavy, lurching mosh parts.” Engineered and mixed by Alex Estrada (Touche Amore, Nails, Joyce Manor) and mastered by New Alliance East (Converge, Dropdead, Doomriders), RUN WITH THE HUNTED defies genre norms, sporting a maturity seldom realized in hardcore, seamlessly weaving in and out of multiple genres while maintaining the constant sense of urgency and desperation for which they are known. The result is a seven-track monolithic offering fit for The Secret, Champion and Burning Love enthusiasts, encompassing a lifetime of pain, struggle and a desperate search for meaning and purpose in an otherwise careless world.

Metal Insider notes, “The band’s fourth album… should make fans of Every Time I Die or Converge feel right at home with their wild energy bound together by a focus on tight playing, knowing exactly when to lash out and when to remain poised” while American Aftermath boasts in a 9/10 review, “RUN WITH THE HUNTED have written their best record yet, plain and simple. The Sieve And The Sand is an intelligent, yet chaotic excursion lined with existential musings. Basically, do not sleep on this band.”

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Sink into The Sieve And The Sand, now streaming in its entirety below:

The Sieve And The Sand will be released via Panic Records on June 3rd, 2014. For North American preorders, point your browser HERE. For European preorder, scroll HERE.

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(Source: Earsplit PR)

* For more info on RUN WITH THE HUNTED:

http://www.runwiththehunted.storenvy.com/products

http://www.runwiththehunted.bandcamp.com/

http://www.facebook.com/runwiththehuntedaz

http://www.thesieveandthesand.com

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http://www.facebook.com/PanicRecords

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LONG LIVE RUN WITH THE HUNTED.

LONG LIVE PUNK/HARDCORE.

Stone.

Harley’s War Continues… New York Hardcore Legend HARLEY FLANAGAN Recording New LP For Southern Lord

Posted in hardcore, hardcore bands, hardcore punk, music news, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , on April 24, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

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New York Hardcore icon, HARLEY FLANAGAN, is currently in the process of recording his newest LP, to be released on Southern Lord later this year.

With his musical roots tracing back to the beginning of the 1980s, FLANAGAN was involved in NYC punk act, The Stimulators, before even hitting his teens. In the mid-’80s he founded the legendary hardcore/crossover act, The Cro-Mags, directly after which the band releasing their seminal Age Of Quarrel LP. At the beginning of the millennium, the artist formed his own HARLEY’S WAR and released their debut album, Cro-Mag, in 2002.

FLANAGAN and several other players recently started laying down the basic tracks for the impending yet-to-be-named album, which will close the extensive twelve-year gap since the band’s initial works were released, and will undoubtedly be one of the premiere hardcore/punk releases of the year.

Issued FLANAGAN on signing with Southern Lord and the ongoing recording process of the new material: “I think that this is some of the hardest stuff I have written in a long time. God knows there has been a lot of inspiration over the last few years.” Southern Lord owner Greg Anderson this week stated on the upcoming release: “The demos we have heard thus far are incredible! We’re really looking forward to hearing this when it’s completed.”

FLANAGAN is a black belt under Renzo Gracie and teaches at the Renzo Gracie academy in NYC, as well as having a book and several other projects in the works.

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(Source: Earsplit PR)

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LONG LIVE HARLEY FLANAGAN.

LONG LIVE SOUTHERN LORD.

Stone.

Italian Grind/Hatecore Gods CRIPPLE BASTARDS Confirmed For Obscene Extreme

Posted in grindcore, hardcore, hardcore bands, metal music, music news, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , on April 14, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

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You could say this is a ‘grindcore hat-trick’ as it is the third OEF appearance in 2014 for Italian hate mob Cripple Bastards after headlining the insane Obscene Extreme Asia in Tokyo and Obscene Extreme Australia in Melbourne earlier this year. But if you really want to see the Bastards play at home, then Obscene Extreme Trutnov is the grounds for the final massacre. They have been blasting the shit on stage since the festival’s birth back in 1999 and raised the most infernal stage diving pits for countless times through the years that followed.

26 years after their conception Cripple Bastards still hold the banner high as Italy’s most hostile and aggressive grind/hardcore unit around. With one foot firmly in the past and all the vicious savagery of manic fast 80’s hardcore extremity, Cripple Bastards are also charging forwards. With bloodshot eyes and a rabid ‘get out and bite them’ attitude, this band are ready to introduce their brand new 2014 full length ‘Nero In Metastasi’ on Relapse Records and they will consolidate their ongoing mission of bringing nihilistic, fuck-you-all, grinding hatred to every corner of an underserving mankind.

Cripple Bastards will also be introducing for the first time ever on Trutnov’s Battlefield their 5 piece line-up with new axeman Wild Vitto on second guitar which will only enhance their wall of hate/grind fury!

Listen to ‘Malato Terminale’ taken from the ‘Nero In Metastasi’ album!

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Obscene Extreme Festival 2014

July 16 – 20, 2014

Trutnov – Battlefield Czech Republic

Website: www.obsceneextreme.cz

Facebook: www.facebook.com/ObsceneExtremeFestival

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Confirmed Bands:

Possessed + Brutal Truth + Immolation + Cattle Decapitation + Cripple Bastards + Morgoth + Machetazo + Master + Doom + Nunslaughter + Filthy Charity + Katalepsy + Vitamin X + Vallenfyre + Warcollapse + Demonical + Beheaded + Abortion + Bolesno Grinje + Prophecy + Contrastic + Dark Horse + Gutslit + Jesus Crost + Kruger + Nuclear + Suffer The Pain + Ultimo Modo Cannibale + Zombie Inc. + Warfect + Kaliyuga + ACxDC + Bloodsoaked + Raw Power + EU’S Arse + Ed + Twisted Truth + Radiolokator + Idiot Ikon + Rectal Smegma + Besta + We Are The Damned + Final Exit + The Kill + Turbokrieg + Nazareno El Violento + Utanforskapet + Forenssick + Kadavarificker + many more!!

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(Source: Future PR)

* For more info on CRIPPLE BASTARDS:

Website: http://www.cripple-bastards.com

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LONG LIVE CRIPPLE BASTARDS.

LONG LIVE GRIND & HARDCORE.

LONG LIVE OEF.

Stone.

EMPIRE OF RATS – S/T Debut From Columbus Ohio’s Hardcore Band Is: Stone’s METAL Pick Of The Day!

Posted in hardcore bands, metal bands, metal music, news, rock music, rock music news, world news with tags , , , , , , on April 10, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

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4 Metal Fists Out Of 5!

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EMPIRE OF RATS – The self-titled debut album from Columbus Ohio’s Empire Of Rats was released back on October 31st, 2013, via A389 Recordings. This Hardcore group has taken their inner disgust for society’s status quo, annoying antagonists and whatever else pisses them off, funneling it all into fuel for a freaking impressive debut for (what’s left of) my eardrums. Empire Of Rats don’t screw around with their sonic brutality. If its legit, underground Hardcore that you crave, Empire Of Rats serves it up with ferocity. It’s that easy to explain.

Everything about this debut is pummeling, with the exception of the 1:05 intro to Early Mourning, which boasts a calming acoustic guitar number before succumbing to a mid-tempo (all band) Metal instrumental; an instrumental that reminds me of Metallica’s Ride The Lightning days. Overall, the vocals, musicianship, energy and rage on this album are what diehard Hardcore fans yearn for and I highly endorse Empire Of Rats. Metal be thy name. – Stone

Track Listing: Leeches, Another Minute In Hell, Bottomless Pit, Untitled, Society’s Zero, Rats Reign, Sinking, Little From The World, We’re Dead, Exposed, Early Mourning

* Empire Of Rats cover art by Linas Garsys.

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* For more info on EMPIRE OF RATS:

https://www.facebook.com/empireofrats

http://empireofratsoh.bandcamp.com/

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LONG LIVE EMPIRE OF RATS.

LONG LIVE HARDCORE.

LONG LIVE OHIO.

Stone.

BIOHAZARD – 2014 European Tour Dates, Cities And Venues Announced

Posted in hardcore, hardcore bands, Metal, Music, news, rock music, rock music news, world news with tags , , , , , on March 2, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

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BIOHAZARD – The super legendary BIOHAZARD will be embarking on a major European tour, beginning this April! Take a Metal glance at the dates, cities and venues below, to see if BIOHAZARD will be in your area:

USA DATES:

04.04. Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Loft
05.04. Providence, RI @ Firehouse 13

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EUROPEAN TOUR – 2014:

08.04. Lyon, Fr @ Clascon
09.04. Ivry Sur Seine, Fr @ Hangar
10.04. Winterthur, CH @ Salzhaus
11.04. Colmar, FR @ Grillen
12.04. Durbuy, BE @ Durbuy Rock
22.04. Wien, AT @ Arena
23.04. Lahr, DE @ Universal Dog
24.04. Solothurn, CH @ Kofmehl,
25.04. Dresden , DE @ Reithalle
26.04. Copenhagen, DK @ Amager Bio
27.04. Berlin, DE @ Astra
28.04. Hamburg, DE @ Markthalle
29.04. Amsterdam, NL @ Melkweg
30.04. Magdeburg, DE @ Factory
01.05. Essen, DE @ Weststadthalle
02.05. Villarrobledo, ESP @ Vinarock Festival
25.07. BAUSENDORT, DE @ RIETZ OPEN AIR
26.07. Lindau, DE @ Umsonst & Draußen
27.07. BALATON, HUN @ ROCK BEACH FESTIVAL
30.07. Pfarrkirchen, DE @ Bogaloo
31.07. Moravska Trebova, CZ @ Pod Parou
01.08. TERCHOVA, SK @ TERCHOVSKY BUDZOGAN
03.08. Albi, FR @ Xtreme Fest
06.08. Marburg, DE @ KFZ
07.08. Chemnitz, DEa @ Rock im Betonwerk
09.08. Derbyshire, GB @ BLOODSTOCK Festival
10.08. BLACKPOOL, GB @ REBELLION FESTIVAL
14.08. Nuneaton, GB @ Queens Hall
15.08. London, GB @ Underworld
16.08. Dinkelsbühl, DE @ Summer Breeze FEST

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* For more info on BIOHAZARD:

Facebook: Biohazard

Facebook: Billy Biohazard

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LONG LIVE BIOHAZARD.

Stone.

DROPDEAD – Providence Activists Dispatch Duo Of Joint EPs Via Armageddon Label

Posted in hardcore bands, hardcore punk, Music, news, rock music, rock music news, world news with tags , , , , on February 13, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

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Longtime political hardcore/punk activists, DROPDEAD, have just released two brand new EPs via their own Armageddon Label, both of them split releases; one with RUIDOSA INMUNDICIA and the other with SYSTEMATIC DEATH.

Since 1991, Providence, Rhode Island’s DROPDEAD has protested humankind’s attrition towards the environment and its inhabitants, including each other, along the way amassing an impressive arsenal of fully independent releases, including several full-length studio and live LPs, and split releases with Crossed Out, Rupture, Totalitär, Unholy Grave, Suppression, Converge and others.

Having toured internationally, razing clubs, squats and basements on multiple continents for two decades, the band has been a major East Coast US contributor to inspiring entire new generations of extreme music fans to rise up against tyranny and injustice at maximum speed and aggression through their “fucking assholes don’t get it” credo. DROPDEAD‘s latest audio collapses come in the form of two new 7″ vinyl split releases with a pair of high-potency international acts.

One of these brutal head-to-head platters is with Vienna, Austria’s punk shredders, RUIDOSA INMUNDICIA, the female-fronted outfit raging in the riotous vein of Antischism, Capitalist Casualties, Los Crudos and Hellnation. The split leads with “A Fall Of Empires” and “Last Breath” from DROPDEAD on the A-side, and counters with “Donde Esta La Solucion,” “Asco” and “Blanco Y Negro” from RUIDOSA INMUNDICIA on the B-side.

The second new output comes in the form of theFighting For Life 7″ split with longtime Japanese punk/hardcore outfit, SYSTEMATIC DEATH. In existence since 1983 this outfit spews forth rabid political hardcore along the lines of Gauze, S.O.B.,Infest, GISM and Lärm, and here overthrows the B-side of the split with the tracks “Suji” and “Dashing,” while DROPDEAD overloads side A with their newest attacks in the form of “Foundation” and “The Final Chapter.”

Both splits are available now at THIS LOCATION.

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(Source: Earsplit PR)

* For more info on DROPDEAD:

Facebook: DROPDEAD on Facebook

Bandcamp: http://dropdeadhc.bandcamp.com

Website: http://www.armageddonshop.com

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LONG LIVE DROPDEAD.

Stone.

YOUTH FORGOTTEN – Debut Full-Length Now Available; Full Album Streaming At Revolver Magazine

Posted in hardcore bands, Metal, metal bands, metal music, Music, news, Punk rock, punk rock bands, rock music, rock music news, world news with tags , , , , , , , on January 31, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

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Revolver Magazine is streaming the entire debut full-length from Cleveland quintet YOUTH FORGOTTENGhost Of A Fallen Empire, as the band releases the album into the public today.

Unifying former members of Dead Even, Salt The Wound, Above The Fire, Chimaira and Integrity, YOUTH FORGOTTEN forges straightforward, energetic, metal/punk-fueled hardcore. A high-octane release with the bustling angst, recalling the energy of the 1990s punk/hardcore movements, Ghost Of A Fallen Empire is a forty-minute, action-packed release packed with ten anthems aimed at lethargic, fad-driven acts that pollute the current scene. Recorded with Rob Arnold of Chimaira, marking his debut as a producer, Ghost Of A Fallen Empire is now officially available digitally, while the band finalizes plans for the upcoming physical pressing of the album.

Weed out the weak and resurrect the Ghost Of A Fallen Empire at Revolver RIGHT HERE.

With tour plans for the coming months currently being devised, YOUTH FORGOTTEN’s hometown record release party for the album will go down tomorrow evening, the act joined by nine bands considered true allies including Fuck You Pay Me, Teddy Boys, Cholera, Aricebo, Cop Problem and more. Every paid head at the door will instantly receive a handmade CD version of Ghost Of a Fallen Empire crafted exclusively for this event.

YOUTH FORGOTTEN-Ghost Of A Fallen Empire Record Release Show:

2/01/2014 The Foundry Concert Club – Lakewood, OH [info]

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Critical Praise:

“Brutal riffs, hardcore punk intensity, anthemic vocals, an ear for meaningful technicality, all combined with a live show that more than punctuates the sentiment- Youth Forgotten should prove a force to reckoned with in 2014.” – Blow The Scene

“Contender for album of the year. If rating is something I would do I would give this one 10 sticks of dynamite.” – Hard Times

“If their past success in the metal scene is any indication of things to come for this band, then audiences should take notice of this release. This is only a warm-up for Youth Forgotten and I can’t wait to see what’s next.” - Broken Neck Radio

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(Source: Earsplit PR)

* For more info on YOUTH FORGOTTEN:

Facebook: Youth Forgotten

Bandcamp: https://youthforgotten.bandcamp.com

SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/youth-forgotten

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LONG LIVE YOUTH FORGOTTEN.

LONG LIVE OHIO.

Stone.

THROWDOWN “Intolerance” – New Studio Album Releasing January 21st, Via eOne Music

Posted in hardcore bands, Metal, metal music, Music, news, rock music, rock music news, world news with tags , , , , , , on December 30, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

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THROWDOWN’s first studio album in four years, Intolerance, releases on January 21st, 2014, via eOne Music. Orange County California’s Hardcore and Metal warriors… THROWDOWN! Metal be thy name.

Below, listen To AVOW from Intolerance and get your senses scorched!

INTOLERANCE – Track Listing:

1. Fight or Die

2. Borrowed Time

3. Avow

4. Hardened By Consequences

5. Defend With Violence

6. Suffer, Conquer

7. Cut Away

8. Intolerance

9. Without Weakness

10. Born & Buried Alone

11. Condemned To Live

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* For more info on THROWDOWN:

Facebook: Throwdown

Twitter: http://twitter.com/throwdown

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LONG LIVE THROWDOWN.

LONG LIVE METAL.

LONG LIVE HARDCORE.

Stone.

FULL OF HELL – 14 Acts Of Audio Terrorism East Coast Tour Has Begun

Posted in hardcore, hardcore bands, hardcore punk, Metal, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , on September 6, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

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On a seemingly endless live killing spree in 2013, noise/grind assailants FULL OF HELL have embarked on their next wave of live attacks on the two-week 14 Acts Of Audio Terrorism tour. The mayhem started last night in Bay Shore, Long Island with White Widows Pact and more, then plowing a counterclockwise warpath through Connecticut, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Tennessee, Alabama, Florida, North and South Carolina before closing down in Virginia, the last three dates of the tour alongside A389 labelmates Noisem. View the updated tour itinerary below and await more violent live action from FULL OF HELL in the coming weeks.

This week FULL OF HELL posted a video of their recent session for Toxicbreed’s Funhouse, where they get halfway through the chaotic set before blowing out the power to the entire building. View that, as well as their first official video for the track “The Lord Is My Light” and more RIGHT HERE.

Continuing to tour in support of their most damaging and scathing material to date — their second LP, Rudiments Of Mutilation, released in June via A389 Recordings – FULL OF HELL has been slaying audiences all year-long. Recorded with Kevin Bernsten at Developing Nations and mastered by James Plotkin (Khanate, Old, Phantomsmasher), Rudiments Of Mutilation captures the incredible conviction the young crew culminate live, catapulting their energetic hatesurge into the audience and inspiring all-out melees amongst the humans. Stream the entire LP HERE.

FULL OF HELL September East Coast US Tour:

9/05/2013 Even Flow – Bay Shore, NY w/ White Widows Pact

9/06/2013 Webster Underground – Hartford, CT

9/07/2013 Bogies – Albany, NY

9/08/2013 Bug Jar – Rochester, NY

9/09/2013 Frankies – Toledo, OH

9/10/2013 Hoosier Dome – Indianapolis, IN

9/11/2013 Owl Farm – Nashville, TN

9/12/2013 Excalibur Vinyl/Planet Availon – Decatur, AL

9/13/2013 Phoenix Taproom – Jacksonville, FL

9/14/2013 Talent Farm – Pembroke Pines, FL

9/15/2013 Epic Problem – Tampa, FL

9/16/2013 New Brookland Tavern – Columbia, SC w/ Noisem

9/17/2013 Ziggy’s – Wilmington, NC w/ Noisem

9/18/2013 Strange Matter – Richmond, VA w/ Noisem

 Critical Praise:

“Full of Hell want to open wounds however they can. The four-piece is so focused on delivering bile-soaked fury that they’ll use nearly anything at their disposal. While most of the tracks are acrid flashes of grind and powerviolence, there are still treks through squeamish noise and torturous hardcore. Seems like there’s always new releases by these guys, but this is the best I’ve heard so far.” – Decibel

“…Rudiments of Mutilation is an incredible album that should not go unheard. It is sick, unnerving, excellently established, moody, violent, and one of the best damn records that will be put out this year. You want dark? Here it is motherfuckers. Eat it up. 9.5/10″ – Metal Injection

“…this is the band’s finest work to date and as a statement, Rudiments truly serves as a moving monument to the inevitability and eternality of human suffering. 10/10″ – American Aftermath

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(Source: Earsplit PR)

* For More Info On FULL OF HELL:

Facebook: Full of Hell

http://www.fullofhell.com

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A389 RECORDINGS:

http://www.a389records.com

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LONG LIVE FULL OF HELL.

Stone.

EMPIRE OF RATS – A389 Confirms Debut LP From Ohio Hate Crew; New Track Slaying At Lambgoat

Posted in hardcore, hardcore bands, hardcore metal, Metal, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , on August 8, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

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A389 Recordings this week proclaims the signing of Columbus, Ohio-based death-dealers EMPIRE OF RATS and the impending release of their vindictive self-titled debut full-length recording this Autumn.

A cast of warriors who have collectively done time in Palehorse, Under One Flag, Pitboss 2000 and countless others unify in their hateful talents in EMPIRE OF RATS, forming a devastating style which is a brutal reminder that heavy hardcore is alive and well. On their self-titled debut LP these scene-veterans have created a perfect record that is sincere, energetic and unapologetically pissed-off without coming off as paint-by-numbers, an eleven-anthem dose of metallic, unsuppressed aggression with a style that will inspire fans of Hatebreeed, 100 Demons, Cold As Life, Ringworm, Crucified, Homewrecker and the like to seek street revenge on their enemies in no time. Bearing cover art by Linas Garsys, the deal is sealed and now A389 will release the album via download and 12” vinyl on October 1st, 2013.

Today Lambgoat dishes out the first public beatdown from Empire Of Ratswith an exclusive stream of the track “Another Minute In Hell” – CLICK HERE TO UNLEASH.

Having stormed crowds live regionally across American wastelands including pit-fueled sets at U.S. festivals including The Rumble, This Is Hardcore and more, EMPIRE OF RATS will announce new live throwdowns and tour actions in support of the looming LP over the coming months.

Empire Of Rats – Track Listing:

1. Leeches

2. Another Minute In Hell

3. Bottomless Pit

4. Untitled

5. Society’s Zero

6. Rats Reign

7. Sinking

8. Little From The World

9. We’re Dead

10. Exposed

11. Early Mourning

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(Source: Earsplit PR)

* For More Info On EMPIRE OF RATS:

Facebook: Empire of Rats

http://www.stereokiller.com/EmpireofRats

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A389 RECORDINGS:

Facebook: A389 Recordings

http://www.a389records.com

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LONG LIVE EMPIRE OF RATS.

LONG LIVE OHIO HARDCORE.

Stone.

HATEBREED – European / UK Tour 2013 – Mini U.S. Tour With GWAR! Info You Need!

Posted in hardcore, hardcore bands, hardcore metal, Metal, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , on July 12, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

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HATEBREED – Hardcore and Metal legends HATEBREED are gonna take another trek through Europe and the UK! It’s best that y’all click that link below for tour dates, venues and ticket info; especially if you live over on that side of the Metallin’ Atlantic!

Plus, there’s a mini tour this September with Gwar! Metal be thy name!

http://www.hatebreed.com/tour

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THE DIVINITY OF PURPOSE is OUT NOW! Released on January 29th, 2013, in North America, via Razor & Tie.

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HATEBREED:

Jamey Jasta – Vocals

Frank Novinec – Guitar

Chris Beattie – Bass

Wayne Lozinak – Guitar

Matt Byrne – Drums

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* For more info on HATEBREED:

Facebook: Hatebreed

http://www.hatebreed.com

RAZOR & TIE - Promo Logo Block - B&W

RAZOR & TIE:

Facebook: Razor & Tie

http://www.razorandtie.com

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LONG LIVE HATEBREED.

LONG LIVE GWAR.

Stone.

COUNTERPARTS – 3rd Studio Album Releases July 23rd, Via Victory Records

Posted in hardcore, hardcore bands, hardcore metal, Metal, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , on June 10, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

Counterparts - The Difference Between Hell and Home - promo coverAlbum Photography by Stephanie Mill

COUNTERPARTS has the Hardcore world waiting in anticipation for their third studio album, The Difference Between Hell and Home, which is set for a July 23rd release. Heartbreaking and honest, chaotic yet purposeful, fans can expect the same spitting aggression and emotive lyricism they’ve come to appreciate from COUNTERPARTS, magnified and turned all the way up.

Vocalist, Brendan Murphy comments, “There was so much preparation, thought, hard work, whatever you want to call it put into this record. We spent more time on these songs than I can even remember, and we couldn’t be happier with how it turned out. It’s everything we’ve ever done so far, but better. If you give a shit about Counterparts, you will like this record.”

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COUNTERPARTS:

Brendan Murphy – Vocals

Jesse Doreen – Guitar

Alex Re – Guitar

Eric Bazinet – Bass

Kelly Bilan – Drums

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You can now pre-order the new album, on CD or LP (100 Green/ 400 Grey Putty).
Buy it here:
http://www.victorymerch.com/store/counterparts/packages

Counterparts - new album - 2013 - preorder promo flyer

(Source: Victory Records)

Victory Records - Large Logo!

Facebook: Victory Records

For more info on COUNTERPARTS, click on the links below!

http://www.counterpartshc.com

Facebook: COUNTERPARTS

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LONG LIVE COUNTERPARTS.

Stone.

NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL XV: Pre-Party Lineup Announced

Posted in hardcore bands, hardcore metal, Heavy Metal, Metal, metal festivals, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , on March 12, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

New England Metal & Hardcore Festival - XV - promo poster pic!

Today the mosh pit instigators behind the NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL are pleased to announce the official pre-party lineup! Set to commence on Thursday, April 18, 2013 at the Palladium, the precursor to the 15th annual NEMHF takeover will feature performances by Revocation, A Life Once Lost, Fit For An Autopsy, The Greenery, To The Wind, Abiotic, NightBitch, Surrounded By Teeth and an unannounced special guest!

Additionally, NEMHF have added hardcore hooligans Code Orange Kids and crossover veterans Waking The Dead to the ever-expanding bill. Check out the array of ticket packages and the full festival lineup RIGHT HERE.

As previously announced, official sponsors All In Merchandise are offering up a chance to win two three-day passes to this year’s event and ten t-shirts of your choice!

To Enter:

1. “Like” All In Merchandise [http://www.facebook.com/AllInMerchandise] and The New England Metal And Hardcore Fest [http://www.facebook.com/metalandhardcorefest] on Facebook.

2. Send an email with your facebook ID to: NEMFCONTEST@gmail.com

Contest ends March 15, 2013! Good luck!

THE NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL is celebrating its 15th Anniversary at the historic Worcester Palladium. The event takes place April 19th, 20th and 21st with a special pre-fest party in the upstairs room at the Palladium on April 18th. Since 1999, the festival has showcased a vast array of metal and hardcore acts across two stages, while also providing merchandising and promotional areas for record labels and other vendors.

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(Source: Earsplit PR)

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LONG LIVE NEMHF.

Stone.

WARTORN Confirms 2013 Midwest Tour With Raw Power

Posted in hardcore, hardcore bands, hardcore punk, Music, news, Punk rock, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , on February 19, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

Wartorn - raw power - us tour - 2013 - promo flyer

Entire Southern Lord Debut From WARTORN Now Streaming

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In support of their latest full-length, Iconic Nightmare, Appleton, Wisconsin crust brigade WARTORN this week announces an upcoming Spring tour with legendary Italian hardcore/punk outfit Raw Power! Running from April 26th through May 4th the two acts will invade nine Midwestern American cities on a high-paced warpath, including a show at the two-day Forward Ohio Fest alongside Masakari, Coke Bust, Violent Restitution, Backslider, Nukehammer and others, a show in Pittsburgh with drunkpunk masters Submachine, and more.

Blow The Scene is now hosting a stream of the entire Iconic Nightmare album now RIGHT HERE.

WARTORN Midwest U.S. Tour w/ Raw Power:

4/26/2013 Korktown Tavern – Detroit, MI w/ Heresy, The State

4/27/2013 Carabar – Columbus, OH @ Forward Ohio Fest [info]

4/28/2013 Belvedere’s – Pittsburgh, PA w/ Submachine

4/29/2013 Ihop – Indianapolis, IN w/ We Must Dismantle All This

4/30/2013 Reggie’s – Chicago, IL

5/01/2013 Hattrix Bar – Kenosha, WI w/ Pistofficer

5/02/2013 Subterranean – Appleton WI w/ Rat Sack

5/03/2013 UW Memorial Union – Madision WI w/ Pyroklast, Panther

5/04/2013 Medusa – Minneapolis, MN w/ Kontrasekt

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WARTORN has protested political tyranny and societal injustices with a devastating brew of metallic crustpunk since 2004. The band has assaulted live audiences across thirteen countries and across North America and Europe in support of releases on renowned crust/punk labels including Profane Existence and Crimes Against Humanity, while its members also take part in other active and notable acts like Dresden, Remission, and Words That Burn. The band’s latest album Iconic Nightmare, released via Southern Lord in late January, takes their powerful songwriting and execution to new levels, surging with nine crushing anthems in barely twenty-five minutes. Diehards of Wolfbrigade, From Ashes Rise, Tragedy and the like should not pass this one by.

Stay tuned for more WARTORN tour updates in the weeks ahead.

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(Source: Earsplit PR)

For more info on WARTORN, click on the links below!

facebook: Wartorn

http://www.southernlord.com

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LONG LIVE WARTORN.

LONG LIVE RAW POWER.

Stone.

VEHEMENT SERENADE – Hardcore Supergroup Releasing Debut S/T 7″ On September 25th, via Fast Break Records

Posted in hardcore, hardcore bands, hardcore metal, metal music, Music, post hardcore, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , on August 29, 2012 by Metal Odyssey

The Hardcore supergroup, Vehement Serenade, will  release their debut s/t 7” on September 25, 2012 via Fast Break Records. The two tracks, “Refuse The Lie” and “Scratched Off The Map” will showcase the bands dynamic and relentless vision of Metal meets Post Hardcore. Both tracks are brutal to say the least.  The B-side, “Scratched Off The Map,” will be limited to this release only.

Lead by heavy weight veterans Karl Buechner of (Earth Crisis/Freya), Mike Couls (Skarhead/ Cro-Mags/Agents of Man), Jamin Hunt (Sworn Enemy/Hatework), Eddie Ortiez (Sub-Zero/Cattle Press/Candiria ) and Pauly Antignani (Sworn Enemy), V.S. has cultivated and honed a style that embraces each member’s experience and history. V.S. unites their strengths and combines their specialized knowledge into a sound that ignites both passion and fury.

The tracks were recorded and produced by Joey Z of Life Of Agony at Method of Groove studios in Brooklyn, NY. The band plans to spend the rest of the year appearing at limited engagements including East Coast Tsunami Fest on September 29th where fans can pick up a limited color version of the release. V.S. will also be finishing their debut full length this fall for a spring release.

You can track samples on our Sound Cloud page:
http://soundcloud.com/screamingcrowrecords

Band Page:
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Vehement-Serenade-Official/141155432690181

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(Source: Screaming Crow Records & PR)

LONG LIVE VEHEMENT SERENADE.

Stone.

Bastardized Recordings Signs The Green River Burial

Posted in deathcore, hardcore, hardcore bands, hardcore metal, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , on August 20, 2012 by Metal Odyssey

This is what the band has to say:

We are proud and stoked to announce that we are officially signed by 
BASTARDIZED RECORDINGS (Darkest Hour, Converge, Arsonists Get All The 
Girls, Awaken Demons, Six Reasons To Kill and many more), where we will 
release our upcoming full length debut. This is a huge step for us and 
we’re all very excited about the cooperation with our good friend and 
passionated workaholic Marco.

More than ever now it’s time to thank everyone who believed in us and 
showed this amazing support over the last years. You’re the reason why 
we’re working so hard and why we could make it this far. All the amazing shows, new friendships and good times gave us the energy to carry on and brought us to where we are today.

Check out THE GREEN RIVER BURIAL by clicking the links below:

https://www.facebook.com/thegreenriverburial

http://www.youtube.com/user/TGRBofficial

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(Source: Massacre Promotions / News)

LONG LIVE THE GREEN RIVER BURIAL.

Stone.

BIOHAZARD – Release Second Studio Trailer For ‘Reborn In Defiance’

Posted in hardcore, hardcore bands, hardcore metal, heavy metal news, metal music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , , on January 15, 2012 by Metal Odyssey

NYHC legends BIOHAZARD just released a (second) studio trailer for the bands upcoming comeback album Reborn In Defiance, which is set to be unleashed January 20, 2012.

Check it out at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dbzLyV7uWxE

To get some first sonic impressions, surf to http://www.facebook.com/biohazarddfl and check Come Alive and Vengeance Is Mine.

Also don’t miss BIOHAZARD live on stage near you!

PERSISTENCE TOUR 2012:

20.01 Deinze – Brielpoort (BE)
21.01 Oberhausen – Turbinenhalle (GER)
22.01 Hamburg – Docks (GER)
23.01 Berlin – Astra (GER)
24.01 Munchen – Werk (GER)
25.01 Wien – Gasometer (AUT)
26.01 Stuttgart – LKA Longhorn (GER)
27.01 Saarbrucken – Garage (GER)
28.01 Dresden – Eventwerk (GER)
29.01 Tilburg – O13 (NL)
30.01 Paris – Bataclan (F)

IN YOUR F*CKING FACE UK TOUR:

31.01 Manchester – Club Academy (UK)
01.02 Glasgow – King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut (UK)
02.02 Birmingham – The Library at HMV Institute (UK)
03.02 Camden London – Underworld (UK)

(Source: Nuclear Blast News)

LONG LIVE BIOHAZARD.

Stone.

BIOHAZARD – Premiere Another Brand New Track: Free Song Download From Forthcoming “Reborn In Defiance” Album

Posted in hardcore, hardcore bands, hardcore metal, Heavy Metal, heavy metal news, metal music, metal odyssey, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , on November 13, 2011 by Metal Odyssey

Legendary New York Hardcore veterans BIOHAZARD just released another new track off the bands highly anticipated new album “Reborn In Defiance“ which is set to be released January 20, 2012 via Nuclear Blast.

Surf to www.facebook.com/biohazarddfl and devastate your living room while listening to “Come Alive“!

PERSISTENCE TOUR 2012:

20.01 Deinze – Brielpoort (BE)
21.01 Oberhausen – Turbinenhalle (GER)
22.01 Hamburg – Docks (GER)
23.01 Berlin – Astra (GER)
24.01 Munchen – Werk (GER)
25.01 Wien – Gasometer (AUT)
26.01 Stuttgart – LKA Longhorn (GER)
27.01 Saarbrucken – Garage (GER)
28.01 Dresden – Eventwerk (GER)
29.01 Tilburg – O13 (NL)
30.01 Paris – Bataclan (F)

(Source: Nuclear Blast News)

LONG LIVE BIOHAZARD.

Stone.

NAILS: Death Comes Ripping Co-Headlining Tour With Ringworm

Posted in hardcore, hardcore bands, metal odyssey, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , , on July 30, 2011 by Metal Odyssey

Southern Lord Hardcore henchmen NAILS‘ co-headlining tour with Cleveland Hardcore legends Ringworm is set to begin today, Saturday, July 30, at San Francisco’s 924 Gilman.

The Death Comes Ripping Tour 2011 will ruin fourteen cities in a cross-country rampage in into mid-August. In addition to headliners NAILS and Ringworm, support acts Bitter End and New Lows will take part in the melee. The tour surges towards the East Coast over the next two weeks, coming to a close at the massive four-day This Is Hardcore 2011 Fest in Philadelphia, where Nails and Ringworm will play the same night as Youth of Today, H20, Token Entry, Title Fight, Mouthpiece and a ton of other acts.

Following the tour, NAILS return to 924 Gilman as part of a React Records showcase, playing alongside Mindset, Betrayed, On, No Tolerance, Skin Like Iron and more.

NAILS Confirmed Live Attacks:

Death Comes Ripping Tour 2011:

RINGWORM & NAILS with Bitter End, New Lows

7/30/2011 924 Gilman – San Francisco, CA w/ Crucified, Deep Cover

7/31/2011 Chain Reaction – Anaheim, CA w/ Creatures

8/01/2011 Nile Underground – Mesa, AZ w/ Territory

8/02/2011 house show – El Paso, TX [info]

8/03/2011 Red 7 – Austin, TX w/ Oneagainstmany

8/04/2011 Trees – Dallas, TX w/ Power Trip

8/05/2011 Downtown Music – Little Rock, AR

8/06/2011 The Record Bar – Kansas City, MO

8/07/2011 Fubar Music Venue – St Louis, MO

8/08/2011 Subterranean – Chicago, IL w/ Harm’s Way

8/09/2011 Peabody’s – Cleveland, OH

8/10/2011 Bogies – Albany, NY

8/11/2011 Great Scott – Boston, MA

8/12/2011 Starlight Ballroom – Philadelphia, PA @ This Is Hardcore 2011 [info]

React Records Showcase 2011:

9/23/2011 924 Gilman Street – Berkeley, CA @ [info]

More NAILS live performances will be announced over the coming weeks as they’re confirmed. Also stay tuned for the band’s follow-up to their brutal and widely praised Unsilent Death album, as the record nears completion for release sometime this Winter.

(Source: Earsplit PR)

* For more info, click on the links below:

http://www.unsilentdeath.com

http://www.southernlord.com

LONG LIVE NAILS & RINGWORM.

Stone. 

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