Archive for the ‘contest’ Category

CONTEST: Gridlink – Win Test Pressings of Gridlink “Longhena”

By: Chris D. Posted in: contest, featured, free, gnarly one-offs, listen On: Friday, February 21st, 2014

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Decibel and Handshake, Inc. are teaming up to give away TWO (2) copies of Gridlink's new album Longhena. Why is that so cool? They're test presses. The kind the label and band get from the pressing plant to spot check for errors and other vinyl-related anomalies. So, test presses, in general, are rare birds. The collective of Decibel and Handshake, Inc. are giving you the chance to win a copy. ...

Do your best Bolt Thrower, win a limited Bolt Thrower LP

By: justin.m.norton Posted in: contest, featured, gnarly one-offs On: Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

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Our friends at Century Media records recently unveiled something incredibly cool: a limited 500-run vinyl pressing of Bolt Thrower's War Master. Here's how they describe it: Pressed in a double gatefold format, this special War Master reissue features three sides of "blood-drenched" hymns on red/silver splattered white wax with side 4 being an exclusive etching. The packaging also includes: ...

Contest Time: Our Last Enemy “Pariah” Swag

By: Shawn Macomber Posted in: contest, featured On: Thursday, February 6th, 2014

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We're teaming up with Australian industrial metallers Our Last Enemy this morning to give away a few prize packs featuring an autographed poster and copy of the band's latest CD Pariah. (U.S. residents only -- sorry!) All you have to do is write a line or two in the comments section below explaining why you'd make the perfect Pariah. The band will pick winners from their favorite responses. ...

Celebrate 10 years of Seventh Rule by winning all their records

By: jonathan.horsley Posted in: contest, featured On: Monday, December 23rd, 2013

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What with a holiday season to service and a ten-year anniversary to celebrate, the good people of Seventh Rule Recordings have doubled down on the good cheer and offered you the chance to win their entire vinyl discography in their 10 Year Glitch Prize Package Says a dispatch from Seventh Rule's Portland HQ: "Seventh Rule has been around for 10 Years now, and its been a beautiful blur. We've ...

This One Clothing Line Will Make All Other Holiday Shopping Redundant (Plus Contest!)

By: Jeff Treppel Posted in: contest, featured, free On: Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

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Did you ever wish that someone made high quality T-shirts for you, the discerning metalhead, that were not also catnip for douche bags like Affliction? I mean, one can't wear band shirts ALL the time. Variety is the spice of life, even if that variety only comes within the realm of black T-shirts. Well, Mick Kenney from next level black thrashers Anaal Nathrakh has exactly what you're looking ...

STREAMING: Axeslasher “Woodland Tortuary” with Comic Book Lyric Sheet (Plus Contest!)

By: Shawn Macomber Posted in: contest, featured, listen On: Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

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Axeslasher and Decibel present an exclusive stream of a song off the gore-obsessed thrashers' upcoming album Anthology of Terror, Vol. 1, due later this year on Antithetic Records. Mixed and mastered at the Filth Chamber in Denver with producer Patrick Bruss (CRYPTICUS, TOMBSTONES), "Woodland Tortuary" is a tongue-in-cheek look at late '80s sadism, inspired by equal parts grindhouse splatter ...

Contest Alert: Win Heartless 7″ Stuff

By: kevin.stewart-panko Posted in: contest, featured, gnarly one-offs On: Friday, May 24th, 2013

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With a spat of excellent releases from the likes Light Bearer, Amber, Momentum, Northless, Multiple Truths and Protestant, Halo of Flies Records has recently and consistently been knockin' 'em out of the park. Another stellar forthcoming release is Certain Death, the new 7" from Pittsburgh grinding powerviolence-ers, Heartless. To celebrate the occasion - and to no doubt score a little promo ...

CONTEST: Win Tickets to See Fight Amp in Philly!

By: zach.smith Posted in: contest, featured On: Thursday, May 16th, 2013

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Want to know how excited Fight Amp is to be playing its first hometown show of the year? So excited that my fellow South Jerseyans decided to give away a pair of tickets to their May 28th show at Philadelphia's Kung Fu Necktie and asked us to help. Oh, did we mention that the evening will also features the likes of Weedeater, Old Wounds and Philadelphia's own Serpent Throne? Nah, you didn't ...

Not Enough Horror Business, with Seven Sisters of Sleep. And You. And Prizes. And an Advance Stream of their New Album

By: kevin.stewart-panko Posted in: contest, featured, gnarly one-offs, listen, lists, stupid crap, uncategorized On: Thursday, March 21st, 2013

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There's a lot of business and entertaining reading for y'all to get down to this week. You don't need me gumming up the gears with my special brand of bullshit. Los Angeles-based servants of evil/slaves of Satan, Seven Sisters of Sleep have a new album at the ready. It's called Opium Morals and it sounds like Ol' Nick himself is under the floorboards, pounding back shots of kerosene and killing ...

An Oozing Contest, Plus We Catch Up with Brian Chippendale

By: kevin.stewart-panko Posted in: contest, featured, interviews, tours, videos On: Thursday, March 14th, 2013

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If you're a fan of Lightning Bolt's immensely quirky, insanely loud, outsider extreme music, then the name Brian Chippendale is probably very familiar to you. He's the dervish behind the drums, often seen wearing a sock on his head with a microphone sewn into it as he seemingly grows three extra arms so as to hit everything in sight at the highest velocity. Chippendale also has a side ...