Track Premiere

Track Premiere: Scum – ‘I Am Messiah’

November 21, 2016

Scum recorded Garden of Shadows 20 years ago. It never saw the light of day, but now it has been unearthed and prepared for release. 

Track Premiere: Call of the Void ‘Get In The Van’ With New Lineup

November 18, 2016

“Are you fucking kidding me?” is the question Call of the Void are asking on their new record. We’re not kidding that you should listen to “Get In The Van.”

Track Premiere: Worm Ouroboros – ‘(Was It) The Cruelest Thing’

November 16, 2016

Worm Ourboros is embracing a darker side on “(Was It) The Cruelest Thing.” 

Zao Unveil “Drifting Shadows in Walking Dreams” Via Decibel Flexi Series!

November 14, 2016

Where Zao and vinyl bring rad! Hear the band’s brand new track, released exclusively through the Decibel Flexi Series, right here. 

The Tomb is Ajar: Hear Putrified’s brand new banger “Sarcophagus (under the lid)”

November 8, 2016

Get your daily fix of Swedish death metal with this exclusive sneak preview of “Sarcophagus (under the lid),” the opening track from Putrified’s upcoming EP, The Flesh. The Scythe. The Tomb.

Track Premiere: The Great Old Ones – “The Shadow Over Innsmouth”

November 3, 2016

Violently aggressive. Atmospheric. Unsettling. What do those words have in common? They could all be used to describe “The Shadow Over Innsmouth,” the first single from The Great Old Ones’ new record, EOD: A Tale Of Dark Legacy

SCREAM & SCREAM AGAIN: EXCLUSIVE DOWAGER TRACK PREMIERE

November 2, 2016

On its sometimes utterly unhinged, sometimes heartrendingly beautiful E.P. Title Track, Portland quartet Dowager crams a lot of divergent influences, elements, and combustible sonic materials into its atomic artcore reactor with improbable cleverness and success. The subsequent explosion can be mesmerizing, calling to mind American Football and Mineral as much as Orchid and early Converge.

Hear A Preview From Cadabra Records’ Newest Lovecraft Release, ‘Pickman’s Model’

October 28, 2016

Happy Halloween! We’re bringing you a preview of Cadabra Records‘ upcoming spoken word rendition of H.P. Lovecraft’s classic horror tale, “Pickman’s Model.” 

Withdrawal Premiere ‘From Stone To Air; From Bone to Air’ And Discuss New Record

October 26, 2016

Withdrawal are finally poised to release their first full-length album at the beginning of November, but you can hear another new single and read about Never here first.

Conjunto de Guerra: Sacrificio loose “La Sombra en la Ciénaga”

October 25, 2016

Grab a torch and come check out “La Sombra en le Ciénaga,” the first track from the debut LP, Guerra Eterna, by Madrid’s premier dungeon-dwelling, first wave black metal pyromancers, Sacrificio.

Track Premiere: Into the Storm’s “Ghostmaker”

October 20, 2016

I recently discovered Into the Storm the old fashioned way: their PR representative held me hostage at gunpoint in a windowless room for three days…but it didn’t have to be that way.

Piece By Piece and Friend Or Foe Premiere Songs From Upcoming Compilation

October 19, 2016

The Extermination series of hardcore compilations has featured a top notch roster of bands in the past. Piece By Piece and Friend or Foe join that roster on The Extermination: Vol. 3. 

The First Taste is Free: Cokegoat premiere “Winter Of Fear”

October 18, 2016

Chicago’s Cokegoat are not your typical goat band. Hell, this sextext ain’t your typical anything.

Vaura Premiere ‘The Missing’ B-Side, Announce New Album

October 13, 2016

Take a listen to a b-side from The Missing while Vaura prepares to enter the studio to record their third LP. 

TRACK PREMIERE: THINGS ARE ABOUT TO GET SERIOUS WITH SUPERJOINT’S “RUIN YOU”

October 13, 2016

Superjoint drops the “Ritual,” and tells it like it is: “YOU WILL RUIN YOU!”

Track Premiere: Theologian and Lament Cityscape Join Forces for ‘Inevitability’

October 12, 2016

Soft Tissue, the collaborative album between Lament Cityscape and Theologian, aims to combine the best elements of both bands. “Inevitability” is the first taste of that collaboration.

Wake Up Dreaming: Quicksand Dream present “The Girl from the Island”

October 11, 2016

After sixteen years of silence, the Swedish epic heavy metal duo, Quicksand Dream, return with their sophomore full length, and we’ve got your first peek with an exclusive stream of “The Girl from the Island.”

Harder They Wreck: Homewrecker roll out “Prophet Liar”

October 4, 2016

No matter how many times you cop this new Homewrecker track, “Prophet Liar,” you still won’t be able to wait for the Ohio-based crossover kings’ new EP, Extinction by Design.

Track Premiere: Escarnium – ‘Omnis Mortuus Est – Interitus’

September 29, 2016

Escarnium didn’t pull any punches on this one. “Omnis Mortuus Est – Interitus” is straightforward death metal at its finest.

Track Premiere: Incantation – “Unholy Massacre”

September 29, 2016

Incantation‘s classic Tribute to the Goat is finally getting a reissue. Hear “Unholy Massacre” now. 

Track Premiere & Interview: Mouth of the Architect – ‘Fallen Star’

September 28, 2016

Writing Path of Eight was a different experience for Mouth of the Architect than previous albums, the band says. Listen to a new song and read an interview with the band about writing and recording the new album. 

Shape of Despair Premiere Demo, “Shadowed Dreams”

September 28, 2016

Shape of Despair has released the first offering from Alone in the Mist, a collection of demos from the early days of the band. 

TRACK PREMIERE: LOUISVILLE BLACK METAL EXPANSIONISTS ANAGNORISIS ROOT AMONGST ASHES OF THE PAST ON “5306 MORNINGSIDE”

September 28, 2016

Lord! Anagnorisis certainly doesn’t pull any sonic or emotional punches on its majestic, seriously affecting gut-punch sophomore full-length Peripeteia — a powerful blend of forward-thinking, nuanced black metal and excerpts from circa ’82-87 family recordings he found on two cassette tapes after his father’s death.