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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.

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DIE CHOKING – Prepares To Shred Philly Stop Of Decibel Magazine Tour; Band Featured At The Deciblog

Posted in Extreme Metal, Heavy Metal, Metal, metal bands, metal music, Music, news, rock music, rock music news, world news with tags , , , , , , on March 27, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

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Debut 7″ Available For Preorder

Annihilation is nigh, as the debut release from Philadelphia’s hypershredder trio, DIE CHOKING, prepares to break free from the internet’s restraints and into the human populous this week in a physical manifestation.

Featuring Paul J Herzog (ex-Total Fucking Destruction) on bass/vocals, Joshua T. Cohen (Cop Problem) on drums, and Jeffrey V. Daniels (Burden) on guitar, DIE CHOKING’s ungodly fast, smoldering concoction of brutal punk mayhem, breakneck grindcore, and hectic raw metal has the trio quickly becoming known across the tri-state area through their recent widespread tour actions and now beyond with their debut self-titled EP.

DIE CHOKING was recorded by Brutal Truth guitarist Dan O’Hare at his Mark It Zero Studios in New Jersey, and unloads five point-blank faceblasters in only five minutes and forty-four seconds. Following its initial digital release by the band in January, DIE CHOKING partnered with The Earsplit Compound’s label sub faction, The Compound, who will now unload the self-titled EP on vinyl, in a run of 300 copies on standard black wax with a high-gloss cover. The physical product will be transported to our barracks this weekend and will be immediately available.

Place orders for the 7″ via Earsplit Distro HERE.

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Amidst other upcoming shows, including an in-store at Siren Records on April 4th, DIE CHOKING was hand-picked by Decibel Magazine founder Albert Mudrian to supply local support for the Philadelphia stop the publication’s third annual national tour now underway. Featuring Noisem, Gorguts, The Black Dahlia Murder and headliners, Carcass, the trek will invade the band’s hometown on April 12th at The Trocadero Theatre. Less than two weeks after their Decibel Tour set, DIE CHOKING will hammer Western Pennsylvania ‘bangers in Pittsburgh on April 24th with The Compound label mates, Enabler. More shows are currently being planned in preparation for the band’s second EP, recorded earlier this month once again with Dan O’Hare, which is coming together for release this Summer, and will continue as they begin to set up their debut LP late this year.

Currently in full-on tour hype mode, Decibel is running an exclusive interrogation with DIE CHOKING alongside a stream of the entire EP RIGHT HERE.

Also sample newly acquired visual evidence of the trio’s speedy rage via Metal Injection’s Pit Full Of Shit HERE.

DIE CHOKING Live Actions:

4/04/2014 Siren Records – Doylestown, PA w/ Carved Up, Bardus
4/12/2014 Trocadero – Philadelphia, PA w/ Carcass, The Black Dahlia Murder, Gorguts, Noisem
4/24/2014 The Mr. Roboto Project – Pittsburgh, PA w/ Enabler, Black Mask, Meth Quarry, Rabid Pigs

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(Source: Earsplit PR)

* For more info on DIE CHOKING:

http://diechoking.com

http://facebook.com/die-choking

http://diechoking.bandcamp.com

https://www.facebook.com/TheCompoundRecs

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http://www.earsplitdistro.com

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LONG LIVE DIE CHOKING.

LONG LIVE METAL.

LONG LIVE EARSPLIT COMPOUND.

Stone.

DEAD IN THE MANGER – 20 Buck Spin Confirms Numerous Releases By Insidious Blackened Grind Entity

Posted in Black Metal, Heavy Metal, Metal, metal bands, metal music, Music, news, rock music, rock music news, world news with tags , , , , , , , , on February 6, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

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Olympia, Washington-based 20 Buck Spin continuously defies all extreme music genre boundaries, the label’s vast juggernaut of a roster containing top-tier acts from all realms and scenes of the underground, and now continues this tradition with the new induction of mysterious entity, DEAD IN THE MANGER.

Very little information was provided to 20 Buck Spin regarding DEAD IN THE MANGER when the label was initially contacted about a release, only that the band delivers a mix of depressive black metal and grind (which seemed on paper an impossible combination) and that the intention is to leave a feeling of unease and despondency in the listener. Nonetheless, a cursory listen to the outfit’s debut MLP, Transience, leaves no doubt that DEAD IN THE MANGER succeeds handily in creating music both brutally violent and coldly agonizing.

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Transience begins with an atmospheric repetitive motive conjuring a bleak sadness that sets the stage for an urgent right turn to scalpel-sharp, maximum BPM aggression and multiple stab wounds of hate-driven malcontent. Filled with ill will and revulsion, DEAD IN THE MANGER walks a fine line between all out sensory violence and post trauma exhaustion.

With just six songs in less than twenty minutes — succinctly named Parts I-VI – Transience destroys the listener with a calculated premeditation in a short time, and is intended as a first glimpse at what DEAD IN THE MANGER is preparing for, as a debut full-length album is currently in the works.

Transience will be unleashed on MLP and digital formats in North America on April 29th and in Europe on May 2nd. DEAD IN THE MANGER’s LP debut will follow later in 2014, also on 20 Buck Spin.

Transience - Track Listing:

1. Part I

2. Part II

3. Part III

4. Part IV

5. Part V

6. Part VI

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(Source: Earsplit PR)

* For more info on DEAD IN THE MANGER:

http://deadinthemanger.com

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Website: http://www.20buckspin.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/20buckspin

Twitter: http://twitter.com/20buckspinlabel

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LONG LIVE DEAD IN THE MANGER.

LONG LIVE 20 BUCK SPIN.

LONG LIVE EXTREME METAL.

Stone.

HOMEWRECKER – Releases Video For New Demo Track

Posted in grindcore, Metal, metal bands, metal music, news, rock music, rock music news, world news with tags , , , , , , on February 1, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

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Northeastern Ohio’s HOMEWRECKER has just released a video for “Skin The Pig,” a brand new demo track the band recently recorded with their newly revamped lineup.

Having scaled their squad from a quintet with a vocalist down to a quartet with the drummer and guitarist dividing vocal duties, HOMEWRECKER recorded the track as an introduction to the new lineup, and to help fill the gap between their 2012-released Worms & Dirt LP and next official release later this year. As proven on their previous recordings, the band’s enraged hardcore is jacked-up on death and grindcore elements and delivered at decimating, tuned-down levels.

The overhauled band now unloads an even tighter display of relentless d-beat and blast-infused guttural torment which was present in their recent set at A389′s tenth anniversary Bash, and is now blatant in “Skin The Pig.” The music for the video was recorded by band cohort Thomas Tadsen in Cleveland in December, the video was shot by Todd Thompson.

Check out the new video hosted via Toxicbreed’s Funhouse below:

Full video sets from HOMEWRECKER’s A389 X Bash set have also been posted by Hate5Six HERE and Metal Injection’s Pit Full of Shit HERE

HOMEWRECKER will enter Developing Nations Studio with Kevin Bernsten in mid-April to record their sophomore LP, now confirmed with the title Circle of Death­, for Summer release via A389, who also released Worms & Dirt. The band is also booking tours for the Spring and Summer months and will be pulling weekend warrior attacks in the interim, with participation in Berserker Fest in Ferndale, Michigan with Macabre, Wolf Eyes, Ringworm and more the first weekend of February, Fire Fest in Cleveland, Ohio on April 19th with Ringworm, Weekend Nachos and Death Before Dishonor and more confirmed.

HOMEWRECKER Live Actions:

2/05/2014 Berserker Fest – Ferndale, MI [info]

2/19/2014 The Foundry – Cleveland, OH @ Fire Fest [info]

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(Source: Earsplit PR)

* For more info on HOMEWRECKER:

http://www.homewreckeroh.bandcamp.com

http://www.facebook.com/HomewreckerOH

https://twitter.com/Homewrecker_OH

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http://www.a389records.com

http://a389recordings.bandcamp.com

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LONG LIVE HOMEWRECKER.

LONG LIVE OHIO ROCK ‘N ROLL.

Stone.

SCALPEL – Added To Cambridge, Mass. Date of MORBID ANGEL Tour

Posted in Death Metal, death metal bands, deathgrind, Heavy Metal, Metal, metal bands, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , , on October 9, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

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“…bludgeoning…like a ten-ton hammer.” - DeadRhetoric.com 

Boston Death Metal force SCALPEL will provide support for MORBID ANGEL on the Cambridge, Mass. date of their 20th Anniversary of Covenant US Tour. The show is set to take place on November 10 at Middle East Downstairs. ABNORMALITY will also be appearing on the bill.

Tickets are available directly through SCALPEL at www.scalpel.bigcartel.com.

SCALPEL’s debut full-length, Sorrow and Skin, is out now via Sevared Records and available on Amazon, iTunes and other digital retailers. Physical copies coming soon.

The band recently teamed up with the folks at DeathMetal.org for the premier of album track The Black Juices. Stream the tune at this location.

Death Metal is a visceral art that is dependent upon the extreme dedication of its loyal fans. SCALPEL has no other purpose than to deliver a version of this art to those same fans whose lives have been claimed by the likes of SUFFOCATION, CARCASS, and DEATH. It is in this vein that SCALPEL constructs its own brutal dirges, devoid of genre restriction and with an eagerness to explore the darker realms of music. The band is rooted firmly in the old school aesthetic, vigilant to revive the gnarly riffage and macabre lyrical content of so many vicious death metal acts. SCALPEL creates its own art to be maddening and precise, to fulfill the connotations of its name.

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SCALPEL: 

Taylor Brennan – Guitars/Vocals
Manny Egbert – Guitars/Vocals
Chip Fay – Drums
 
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(Source: ClawHammer PR)
* For More Info On SCALPEL:

WEBSITE: www.scalpel.us

FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/scalpelofficial

MYSPACE:  www.myspace.com/scalpel08

BANDCAMP:  www.scalpel.bandcamp.com

YOUTUBE: www.youtube.com/scalpelofficial

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LONG LIVE SCALPEL.

LONG LIVE DEATH METAL.

METAL BE THY NAME.

Stone.

EXHUMER – Unleashes New Track With Apochs.net

Posted in Death Metal, Extreme Metal, grindcore, Metal, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , on September 18, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

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Italian grind masters EXHUMER and Comatose Music have joined forces with Apoch’s Metal Review for the premier of a brand new track off the band’s forthcoming album, Degraded by Sepsis.

The track, entitled Vapours of Cadaveric Mucilage, has been posted for your neck-snapping enjoyment at this location.

Ruthless and calculating, Degraded by Sepsis marks the first recorded output from one of Italy’s sickest Death Metal exports since their 2008 full-length debut, Bloodcurdling Tool of Digestion. This new release displays rabid skills of technical brutality, inhuman speed and supreme aggression while leaving a trail of blood-soaked anguish in the unavoidable aftermath. Album artwork for Degraded by Sepsis by the renowned Jon Zig.

Degraded by Sepsis is set for an October 15th release on Comatose Music.  Pre-orders are now available at www.comatosemusic.com.

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Next month, EXHUMER will join forces with PSYCROPTIC, HOUR OF PENANCE and DYSCARNATE for The Inherited Sedition European Tour. The tour kicks off on September 20th in Aarshot, Belguim. Dates are as follows:

September, 20 – Aarshot, Belgium @ JC De Klinker

September, 21 – Essen, Germany @ Turock

September, 22 – London UK @ Electrowerkz

September, 23 – Dublin, Ireland @ The Pint

September, 24 – Glasgow, UK @ Ivory Blacks

September, 25 – Cardiff, UK @ Bogiez Rock Club

September, 26 – Margate, UK @ Westcoast

September, 27 – Paris, France @ Glazart

September, 28 – Lausanne, Switzerland @ Metal Assault Festival

September, 29 – Zurich, Switzerland @ Planet 5

September, 30 – Munich, Germany @ Feierwerk Kranhalle

October, 1 – Kosice, Slovakia @ Collosseum

October, 2 – Ostrava, Czech Rep @ Barrack Music Club

October, 4 – Rotterdam, Netherlands @ Baroeg

October, 5 – Copenhagen, Denmark @ Beta

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(Source: ClawHammer PR)

* For More Info On EXHUMER:

http://www.myspace.com/exhumer

Facebook: Exhumer (OFFICIAL)

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COMATOSE MUSIC:

www.comatosemusic.com

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LONG LIVE EXHUMER.

LONG LIVE METAL.

METAL BE THY NAME.

Stone.

DRUGS OF FAITH – Confirms Details On Upcoming EP

Posted in Extreme Metal, grindcore, Metal, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , on September 12, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

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Northern Virginia-based trio DRUGS OF FAITH have completed the final stages of their upcoming new EP, as they prepare it for release late this Autumn.

The first new recordings to emerge since their 2011 Corroded album, DRUGS OF FAITH let loose with four brand new tracks on the freshly finished Architectural Failures EP. The band’s patented rocked-out grindcore approach here shows some brutally awesome dissonant tones and more expansive dimensions with a crushing metallic production courtesy of the sessions at Developing Nations with Kevin Bernsten (Full Of Hell, Inter Arma, Ilsa, Coke Bust) and final mastering by Scott Hull (Pig Destroyer, Agoraphobic Nosebleed). Architectural Failures will see release in late November as a one-sided 12″ limited to 300 copies with a digital download via Malokul, the DIY label started by D.C. act Disciples of Christ.

Coming from co-founder Richard Johnson (Agoraphobic Nosebleed, Enemy Soil), DRUGS OF FAITH has endured since 2003, with a plethora of releases out via Poland’s Selfmadegod Records amidst several demos and compilation spots including Relapse Records’ This Comp Kills Fascists Vol.2. And simply put, they fucking shred. Following recent live actions including this year’s MACROCK conference in Virginia followed by a spot on the Philadelphia date of this year’s Decibel Magazine Tour with Cannibal Corpse, Napalm Death and Immolation, DRUGS OF FAITH will again take to the streets with updates to be announced in the weeks ahead.

Architectural Failures Track Listing:

1. The Incumbent

2. Insanity

3. Paper Trails

4. Placing Bets

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(Source: Earsplit PR)

* For More Info On DRUGS OF FAITH:

http://www.drugsoffaith.com

Facebook: Drugs of Faith

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LONG LIVE DRUGS OF FAITH.

Stone.

EXHUMER Returns With “Degraded by Sepsis” – Out 10/15 on Comatose Music

Posted in Death Metal, death metal bands, grindcore, Metal, metal bands, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , on August 24, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

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Italian grind brutalists EXHUMER will release their second full-length album, Degraded by Sepsis, on October 15th via Comatose Music.

Ruthless and calculating, Degraded by Sepsis marks the first recorded output from one of Italy’s sickest Death Metal exports since their 2008 full-length debut, Bloodcurdling Tool of Digestion. This new release displays rabid skills of technical brutality, inhuman speed and supreme aggression while leaving a trail of blood-soaked anguish in the unavoidable aftermath. Artwork by Zig.

Check out the album teaser now!

Pre-order Degraded by Sepsis at http://www.comatosemusic.com.

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Next month, EXHUMER will join forces with PSYCROPTIC, HOUR OF PENANCE and DYSCARNATE for The Inherited Sedition European Tour. The tour kicks off on September 20th in Aarshot, Belguim. Dates are as follows:

September, 20 – Aarshot, Belgium @ JC De Klinker

September, 21 – Essen, Germany @ Turock

September, 22 – London UK @ Electrowerkz

September, 23 – Dublin, Ireland @ The Pint

September, 24 – Glasgow, UK @ Ivory Blacks

September, 25 – Cardiff, UK @ Bogiez Rock Club

September, 26 – Margate, UK @ Westcoast

September, 27 – Paris, France @ Glazart

September, 28 – Lausanne, Switzerland @ Metal Assault Festival

September, 29 – Zurich, Switzerland @ Planet 5

September, 30 – Munich, Germany @ Feierwerk Kranhalle

October, 1 – Kosice, Slovakia @ Collosseum

October, 2 – Ostrava, Czech Rep @ Barrack Music Club

October, 4 – Rotterdam, Netherlands @ Baroeg

October, 5 – Copenhagen, Denmark @ Beta

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(Source: ClawHammer PR)

* For More Info On EXHUMER: 

Facebook: Exhumer (OFFICIAL)

www.comatosemusic.com

Facebook: Comatose Music

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LONG LIVE EXHUMER.

Stone.

CARCASS – “CAPTIVE BOLT PISTOL” LYRIC VIDEO; MORE CARCASS NEWS

Posted in Death Metal, Extreme Metal, grindcore, Metal, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , on August 18, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

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CARCASSSurgical Steel, the band’s first studio release since their 1996 LP Swan song, was produced by Colin Richardson (NAPALM DEATH, BOLT THROWER, GOREFEST, CANNIBAL CORPSE, SINISTER, RODRIGO Y GABRIELA) and mixed/mastered by Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, ACCEPT, EXODUS, TESTAMENT).

“We went back to working with Ian Tilton, who is an iconic English photographer famous for working with THE STONE ROSES,” stated frontman Jeff Walker, regarding the cover artwork. “He actually did the front cover for Necroticism… as well. We’ve deliberately tried to evoke the feeling of that album and Heartwork.”

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Joining guitarist Bill Steer and bassist/vocalist Jeff Walker in the band’s current incarnation are new drummer Dan Wilding (ABORTED, TRIGGER THE BLOODSHED) and guitarist Ben Ash (PIG IRON, DESOLATION, LIQUEFIED SKELETON). Expect some guest vocals from original sticksman Ken Owen as well, when Surgical Steel is finally released this Fall.

Pre-order Surgical Steel via iTunes now and get `Captive Bolt Pistol´ as an instant grat single right away: http://bit.ly/carcasscbp

RELEASE DATES:

CARCASS Surgical Steel will be released on September 16 (UK), September 13 (Rest of Europe) and September 17 (North America), via Nuclear Blast Records.

BELOW, LISTEN TO AND WATCH CAPTIVE BOLT PISTOL:

BELOW, LISTEN TO AND WATCH THE OFFICIAL TEASER FOR CARCASS SURGICAL STEEL:

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* (Source: Nuclear Blast)

* For More Info On CARCASS:

https://www.facebook.com/OfficialCarcass

http://www.twitter.com/CarcassBand

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NUCLEAR BLAST:

http://www.nuclearblastusa.com/

http://www.nuclearblast.de

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LONG LIVE CARCASS.

LONG LIVE METAL.

Stone.

SQUASH BOWELS – “Grindcoholism” Confirmed For Release Via Selfmadegod

Posted in grind, grindcore, Metal, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , on June 14, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

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Album cover art by Rafal Wechterowicz.

Grindcoholism – the sixth studio full-length from Polish grind butchers SQUASH BOWELS – is completed and awaiting disbursement in the near weeks ahead via Selfmadegod Records.

Since the early ‘90s the trio known as SQUASH BOWELS – bassist Artur “Paluch” Grassmann, guitarist, Andrzej “Andy” Pakos and drummer Mariusz “Melon” Miernik have infected the planet with their battering tunes, their massive catalog of releases including countless demos, singles, EPs, five previous LPs under the banners of Obscene Productions, Lifestage Productions, Willowtip and more, as well as split releases with grind scene notables Malignant Tumor, Catasexual Urge Motivation, Birdflesh, Disgorge, Cock and Ball Torture, Sewn Shut, Neuropathia, Flesh Grinder and many others.

Grindcoholism is SQUASH BOWELS’ first full-length since 2009’s Willowtip-released Grindvirus album. Like an avalanche of activated jackhammers and downed power lines, the awaited new LP from the notorious assassins unapologetically overwhelms the listener with the band’s expected old-school style and their unavoidable gore persuasion. Harnessed and mixed at world-famous Hertz Studio (Behemoth, Vader, Decapitated, Dead Infection) in Bialystok, Poland by the Wieslawscy brothers.

Packing as much leveling, blastbeatdown, guttural punishment as possible into fourteen new hyper-fast, unrelenting tracks in under thirty-two minutes, Grindcoholism is easily one of 2013’s highlights of the grind scene. Those with a heart condition or apt to frequent low-potency pseudo blasting need not apply; this is true, primal, groove-strewn grind of the highest caliber.

Go unload the raging track “The Second…” from Grindcoholism below!

Grindcoholism will see North American release on July 2nd, but preorders made via Selfmadegod directly will ship ahead of the street date

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Grindcoholism Track Listing:

01. Tastelessness

02. Trap

03. The Theater

04. Surrender?

05. The Second…

06. Inclinations To…

07. Grindcoholism

08. Steering

09. Naked Positive Act

10. La Mienta

11. Compassions

12. Litany Of Hungry

13. Foreign Will

14. Stigmatizing

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(Source: Earsplit PR)

For more info on SQUASH BOWELS, click on the link below!

Facebook: Squash Bowels

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http://www.selfmadegod.com

Facebook: SELFMADEGOD RECORDS

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LONG LIVE SQUASH BOWELS.

Stone.

CARCASS – Extreme Metal Legends Headlining DAMNATION FESTIVAL 2013

Posted in Death Metal, Extreme Metal, grindcore, Heavy Metal, Metal, metal festivals, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , on May 23, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

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THE UK’s PREMIERE INDOOR METAL FESTIVAL

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As reported by Damnation Festival:

English Extreme Metal legends CARCASS will return to headline the ninth Damnation Festival for their only UK appearance following the release of their first album in 17 years.

The Death and Grind standard bearers have promised another historic set which will feature cult classics alongside unexpected old gems and brand new material when they take the stage at Leeds University Union on Saturday, November 2, 2013.

And after helping to sell out Damnation Festival in advance back in 2008, guitarist Bill Steer is looking forward to performing to a packed house on their return to the event.

He said: “We’re very excited about the prospect of returning to Damnation Festival this year.

“Our appearance there in 2008 was a major highlight for us and this time around, people can expect to hear a fairly different Carcass set.

“The old favourites will be in there, of course, but we’re also planning to play a couple of the less obvious tracks from our past, as well as songs from the album we’ve just completed. Join us!”Carcass - Band Promo Pic - 2013 - #1

CARCASS

With 22 more bands to be announced across three stages, festival director Gavin McInally, said fans can look forward to the melting pot of diverse styles of music Damnation Festival is known for from Black Metal to Post-Rock.

He added: “It was a coup to land the first UK Carcass show in 13 years in 2008 when fans snapped up every ticket going before we made it to the day itself and it’s another coup having the band return following the release of their first new album in 17 years.

“But even with the mighty Carcass topping the bill, we won’t be satisfied until we’ve pieced together a more challenging and brilliant day of music than the eight successful years we’ve already had the pleasure of hosting, so expect a lot more to come from 2013.”

Tickets for Damnation Festival 2013 are on sale now and will be held at last year’s price of £32 for a limited period.

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TICKET INFO:

To buy tickets, visit http://www.leedstickets.co.uk/ , the official Damnation Festival website at http://www.damnationfestival.co.uk/ or facebook: Damnation Festival

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For more info on CARCASS, click on the link below!

facebook: Carcass

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LONG LIVE CARCASS.

LONG LIVE DAMNATION FESTIVAL.

LONG LIVE METAL.

Stone.

DRUNK DAD – Noise/Sludge Quartet’s EP Is The Eolian Empire’s Next Conquest

Posted in experimental rock, grindcore, Music, noise rock, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , on April 30, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

Eolian Empire Compilation - promo cover - 2013

In a constant barrage of new noise from Portland-based D.I.Y. noisemongers Eolian Empire, the label’s next conquest comes by way of the filthifying new 12” from local metalworkers DRUNK DAD.

If they weren’t such dirty fuckers they’d be one of the town’s shining success stories of unrelenting hard work and dedication: in a surprisingly short time DRUNK DAD went from favorite-band-shirts-on-their-hearts-on-their-sleeves to a unique and dynamic fusion of the heavy, the noisy, and the aggro, with a healthy dose of high drama, as they consistently churn out some of the most devastating live sets Portland has seen in years. Complex but in-your-face arrangements, push-pull duel-guitar interplay, searing behind-the-head leads, heavy motherfucking bass, and hard-hitting, tight, technical traps with dynamic, disturbing vocals to hold it all together evolves to ethical scumbaggery at its finest.

Morbid Reality, the first vinyl release from Portlandian shitstarters DRUNK DAD, merges off-kilter sludge/noise the Pacific Northwest perpetuates so well into a drugged-out but aggro vibe; elements of scathing crust-ish degenerate punk brutality of El Dopa or Dystopia are cold-filtered with slow-motion acerbic sludge basslines and noxious riffage with a post-Melvins experimental vibe.

Eolian Empire will drop the four-song Morbid Reality via 12” vinyl and digital download on June 11th. In the meantime, DRUNK DAD were recently caught intoxicating the public via Eolian’s massive KEEP OUR HEADS Portland underground compilation alongside twenty-five more of the city’s finest filthriffing acts. Get wrecked with their pungent “S.O.U.” anthem from the comp RIGHT HERE.

Following their spot on one of the Eolian Empire KEEP OUR HEADS record release shows over the weekend, DRUNK DAD have the coolers loaded with frothy ammo as they plan on stumbling south across California this week, with shows booked in Eureka, Oakland and a happy-hour double in San Francisco. They also just booked a hometown record release show at Portland’s Ash Street Saloon with labelmates Diesto on June 7th, with much more public drunkenness to be had in the Summer months.

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DRUNK DAD Public Intoxications:

5/02/2013 The Shanty – Eureka, CA w/ Apocryphon, AM Beers

5/03/2013 Eli’s Mile High Club – Oakland, CA w/ Augers, Old Crow, Abstractor

5/04/2013 Hemlock Tavern – San Francisco, CA w/ Prizehog, Connoisseur

5/05/2013 Bay Area 51 – San Francisco, CA w/ Unifried, Mansion

6/07/2013 Ash Street Saloon – Portland, OR w/ Diesto

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Morbid Reality - Track Listing:

1. Guts

2. Seizure

3. Ritual

4. Scum Fee

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(Source: Earsplit PR)

For more info on DRUNK DAD, click on the links below!

facebook: Drunk Dad

http://eolianempire.com

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LONG LIVE DRUNK DAD.

Stone.

EXHUMED – Announces Additional Year-End Tour Dates; Takes Scenic Route Home

Posted in Death Metal, grindcore, Metal, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , on December 6, 2012 by Metal Odyssey

Exhumed - large logo!

Thanks to vehicular issues en route home from their mammoth tour alongside Napalm Death and Municipal Waste, California roadburners EXHUMED have booked an additional week’s worth of headlining live rituals set to commence this Friday in Lafayette, Louisiana.

Elaborates vocalist/guitarist Matt Harvey: “Since our van decided to blow up and we’re stuck in Alabama for a week, we figured we had time to book some fill-in shows for our longer-than-expected ride home. So come on out and rage with us — last chance in 2012! We look forward to making the most out of this opportunity to melt your faces one last time before we fuck off and get ready for 2013.”

Catch up on the latest EXHUMED roadside shenanigans with their latest diary entry, “If You’re Not Wasted, The Day Is” Tour Diarrhea Part II: The Wrath Of Khan, at THIS LOCATION.

EXHUMED:

12/07/2012 Grant St. Dance Hall – Lafayette, LA

12/08/2012 Mangos – Houston, TX

12/09/2012 Red 7 – Austin, TX

12/10/2012 Korova – San Antonio, TX

12/11/2012 Pine Box – Midland, TX

12/12/2012 Launch Pad – Albuquerque, NM

12/13/2012 LVCS – Las Vegas, NV

12/14/2012 TBA, CA

12/15/2012 TBA, CA

Exhumed - Winter Tour 2012 - promo banner!

EXHUMED recently completed recording the follow-up to 2011’s All Guts, No Glory full-length. Titled Necrocracy, the offering was recorded at Arcane Digital Recording in Chandler, Arizona with Ryan Butler (Misery Index, Landmine Marathon, Phobia). All drums were tracked at Trench Studios in Corona, California with John Haddad (Hirax, Abysmal Dawn, Intronaut). Necrocracy will be unleashed by Relapse Records sometime next Spring.

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(Source: Earsplit PR)

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

http://www.gorefuckingmetal.blogspot.com

http://www.facebook.com/ExhumedOfficial

http://www.myspace.com/exhumed

http://www.relapse.com

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LONG LIVE EXHUMED.

Stone.

PRIMATE – Two Tracks From Debut LP “Draw Back A Stump” Uncaged

Posted in grindcore, hardcore metal, Heavy Metal, heavy metal news, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , on June 3, 2012 by Metal Odyssey

Two separate anthems from grindsmiths PRIMATE‘s debut LP Draw Back a Stump have been set loose on a public rampage this week. Today fans can hear the raging track “Pride” via a Relapse lyric video AT THIS LOCATION.

Recently, Metal Injection included the album’s opening/title track “Draw Back a Stump” on an exclusive twenty-song Relapse podcast downloadable RIGHT HERE.

After an initial 1000-run CD pressing released by the band directly in 2011 was quickly devoured by an immediately ravenous fanbase, PRIMATE will re-unleash their debut album Draw Back A Stump via Relapse on July 3rd through CD, LP and deluxe digital download formats. The seven hymns from the initial version now include additional rhythm guitars and have been remixed and remastered, and are joined with three previously unreleased bonus tracks for this edition. Pre-orders for the album are available HERE.

Atlanta’s villainous PRIMATE is composed of vocalist Kevin Sharp, bassist/vocalist Dave Whitworth, drummer Shayne Huff and guitarists Bill Kelliher and Mike Brennan, an all-star lineup hellbent on delivering Grade-A punk the likes of which has not been set loose on the ears of the world since the glory days Hardcore. Following several destructive live appearances last year after the album was initially released, this new version will see PRIMATE taking to the streets once again, as live confrontations and more are being planned to take place over the coming months.

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(Source: Earsplit PR)

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

http://www.primategrind.com

http://www.facebook.com/Primategrind

http://www.relapse.com

http://relapserecords.bandcamp.com

LONG LIVE PRIMATE.

Stone.

DESALMADO – European Tour Video Documentation Posted, New LP Nears Release

Posted in grindcore, Heavy Metal, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , on April 5, 2012 by Metal Odyssey

Following the release of their Hereditas 10″ late last summer, Brazilian Grindcore faction DESALMADO took Europe by storm on a brutal D.I.Y.-style November/December tour. The three-week venture saw the crew taking their crushing South American-style hate-fueled attack through Portugal, Spain, Belgium, Holland, France, Germany, and more, all compiled in a killer new video “documentary.” See the quintet’s beer-swilling, prank-filled, mosh-powered trip through the continent RIGHT HERE.

DESALMADO have also recently completed their sophomore LP, which is now undergoing final preparations for its release early this Summer. The album was produced by Jean Dolabella of Sepultura and mastered by Jamal Ruhe at West West Side. A confirmed release date and full album info will be announced in the weeks ahead. For now ravenous fans can devour DESALMADO‘s Hereditas 10″ which is still streaming in its entirety via HELLBOUND. The EP’s crushing vinyl version can purchased at the Greyhaze Records website.

Next week DESALMADO will share the stage with Impurity, Acheron and Death Metal gods Obituary in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, as part of Cogumelo Fest 2012, a one-off as the band formulate their next tour in support of the forthcoming album.

DESALMADO Live:

4/13/2012 Music Hall – Belo Horizonte, Brazil @ Cogumelo Fest w/ Impurity, Acheron, Obituary

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(Source: Earsplit PR)

For more info on DESALMADO, click on the links below:

http://www.desalmado.com.br

http://www.facebook.com/desalmadogrind

http://www.greyhazerecords.com

LONG LIVE DESALMADO.

Stone.

SAVAGE MESSIAH, WORMROT & GAMA BOMB – FREE Album Downloads! From EARACHE RECORDS!!

Posted in grindcore, Heavy Metal, heavy metal albums, heavy metal news, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news, Thrash Metal, thrash metal albums with tags , , , , , , , , on February 11, 2012 by Metal Odyssey

Just this morning, I received an email from Metal Buddy KINGER over at Demolish Fanzine – 1980′s Heavy Metal Revival informing me of some terrific Metal news. FREE Metal album downloads from EARACHE RECORDS! Metal be thy name. During a horse shit economy, like this one the world is reeling in at the moment, FREE album downloads for Metal fans, from a record company, is Metal righteous. There are three FREE Metal albums to download over at EARACHE and they’re all complete albums in their entirety (just in case you were skeptical).

All you need to do, to get these FREE album downloads, is click the link below! Whoa!

http://www.earache.com/free/

A Metal kudos to EARACHE for the FREE album downloads of SAVAGE MESSIAH, WORMROT & GAMA BOMB. Here is what the album covers look like:

SAVAGE MESSIAH – Plague Of Conscience

This new SAVAGE MESSIAH Thrash Metal album releases on February 28th, 2012 on EARACHE.

WORMROT – DIRGE

This Grindcore assault from WORMROT was released on May 3rd, 2011, via EARACHE.

GAMA BOMB – Tales From The Grave In Space

Way back in March of 2010, I downloaded this GAMA BOMB album from EARACHE for FREE… courtesy of the heads up I received from Metal Buddy KINGER.  This GAMA BOMB album was released back on February 9th, 2010, via EARACHE. Yes, GAMA BOMB does kick some Thrashin’ ass.

For more info on EARACHE RECORDS, click the link below:

LONG LIVE KINGER.

LONG LIVE SAVAGE MESSIAH.

LONG LIVE WORMROT & GAMA BOMB. 

LONG LIVE EARACHE RECORDS.

Stone.

BRUTAL TRUTH: Digital Single Released

Posted in grindcore, metal music, metal odyssey, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , on November 30, 2011 by Metal Odyssey

Today, Relapse Records officially releases a digital-only single for grind overlords BRUTAL TRUTH. Dubbed the Walking Corpse 2112 EP, the mini release contains the two tracks initially unleashed on the first installment of Decibel Magazine’s Flexi-Disc Series in late 2010 — “Walking Corpse 2112 ” and “You Should Know Better”.

Throw a wrench into your Tuesday afternoon and jack-in to Gunshy Assassin, now streaming both tracks RIGHT HERE.

The EP can be purchased now via iTunes. Additionally, Relapse just hooked up a brand new glow-in-the-dark T-Shirt specific to this release which you can order here.

Walking Corpse 2112 EP sees its release just a few weeks after the band’s freshly baked full-length, End Time, which was released at the end of September on CD, Deluxe CD, LP and digital via Relapse Records. The album is available for purchase here.

(Source: Earsplit PR)

LONG LIVE BRUTAL TRUTH.

Stone.

RETOX – Video For “Ten Pounds Of Shit In A Five Pound Bag”

Posted in grindcore, metal music, metal odyssey, Music, Punk rock, punk rock albums, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , , on November 22, 2011 by Metal Odyssey

RETOXUgly Animals by RETOX was released on August 23rd, 2011, via Ipecac / Three One G. Check out the contagious noize of Ten Pounds Of Shit In A Five Pound Bag below, a blistering song also heard on Ugly Animals.

Reviews of the band’s recently released debut album, “Ugly Animals”:

 “8/10″ – Vice

“* * * * (Four Stars)” – Alternative Press

 “Retox evoke the dirty, chaotic and unruly feel reminiscent of bands like The Germs” – Crustcake Blog

“There is pure art in their violence” – Punk News

UPCOMING DATES (W/MELT BANANA):

Nov. 26  San Diego, CA  The Soda Bar

Nov. 27  Los Angeles, CA  The Echoplex

Nov. 28  Sacramento, CA  Harlow’s

Nov. 29  San Francisco, CA  Bottom of the Hill

(Source: Speakeasy PR)

* For more info on RETOX, click the link below:

RETOX – facebook

LONG LIVE RETOX.

Stone.

FUCK THE FACTS: New Track Streaming Via Decibel Magazine

Posted in Extreme Metal, extreme music, grindcore, hardcore music, metal music, metal odyssey, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , on September 26, 2011 by Metal Odyssey

Ottawa’s bastardized grinders FUCK THE FACTS have posted the track “Alone” from the band’s upcoming album Die Miserable. Check it out at Decibel Magazine’s website here.

FUCK THE FACTS have previously posted several other tracks from Die Miserable, including “A Coward’s Existence” and “Drift,” as well as an in-studio video documenting the recording of the album.

Set for release in North America via Relapse Records this October 11th on CD, limited edition LP, and digital download, Die Miserable was recorded between tours at their own home studio, and bears artwork by vocalist Melanie Mongeon. Featuring almost 40 minutes of FUCK THE FACTS‘ scorching blend of socio-politically-charged Grind, Hardcore and Metal fans worldwide have embraced for the past decade, the album showcases some of the finest work the band has embodied to date.

FUCK THE FACTS Tour Dates:

9/24/2011 Salle Multi de Meduse – Quebec City, QC

10/9/2011 Maverick’s – Ottawa, ON w/ Napalm Death

Stay tuned for tons of tour dates and other FUCK THE FACTS news over the coming weeks.

(Source: Earsplit PR)

LONG LIVE FUCK THE FACTS.

Stone.

DESALMADO – Hereditas: This Is Grindcore, This Is Extreme Metal… That Decimates The Senses

Posted in extreme music, grindcore, Heavy Metal, heavy metal news, metal music, metal odyssey, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , , , on August 7, 2011 by Metal Odyssey

DESALMADO – On August 16h, 2011, via Greyhaze Records, Brazilian Grindcore band DESALMADO will have their Hereditas EP released as a 10″ vinyl and digital download. DESALMADO are from São Paulo, Brazil, being well known around South America over recent years under the name El Fuego. This Hereditas EP is the precursor to their forthcoming debut full-length, being produced by Jean Dolabella of Sepultura and is set for release via Greyhaze Records later in 2011.

The total running time for the six songs digested on Hereditas is fifteen minutes… and it’s fifteen minutes of 200% Grindcore savagery in all of it’s ruthless enormity. Metal be thy name, if you are looking to get your eardrums scoured by fifteen minutes of grinding extremity, Hereditas is the solution. DESALMADO puts a clamorous stamp on why Grindcore is a credible and growing, international Metal sub-genre.

The blast beats, riffs and excessively fast and unrestrained sound from Hereditas that penetrates my senses is without question, extremely intoxicating. Vocally monstrous, bordering on maniacal… and that’s exactly how it should sound and feel like. Listening to DESALMADO is accepting willingly, a grinding Metal assailment which decimates the senses and there is no clinical way to explain it any further than that. Forget power or psyche-out vibes, this is bombardment, a voluntary acceptance of an Extreme Metal invasion upon my ears and brain.

Lyrically speaking out against abuse of power and not conforming to idiotic idealism, DESALMADO have something to say. If you’re looking to get obliterated from fifteen minutes of Grindcore and Extreme Metal demolishment, then take my sound Metal advice and pick up Hereditas from DESALMADO… it will kick your ass and serve you right simultaneously.

Hereditas Track Listing:

Condenados Pelo Odio [Condemned By Hatred]

Em Sua Honra [In Your Honor]

Miseria Escravatura [Misery and Slavery]

Chagas Abertas [Open Wounds]

Manto De Sangue [Cloak of Blood]

Hereditas

* For more info on DESALMADO, click on the links below:

http://www.desalmado.com.br

http://pt-br.facebook.com/desalmadogrind

http://www.greyhazerecords.com

LONG LIVE DESALMADO.

Stone.

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