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Exclusive Video Premiere: USA Nails – University Home

Photo by James Perou USA Nails | Website | Facebook | Bandcamp | Twitter London based noise-punks USA Nails release their third album, Shame Spiral, on June 16th, 2017 through French DIY stalwarts Bigoût Records and one of London’s newes …

Exclusive Track Premiere: Buioingola – Irriconoscibile

Buioingola | Facebook | Bandcamp Perhaps reaching the end of their obscure but unparalleled existence, Buiongola present their swansong to the world in the form of a brand new monolith of obsidian black sonic affliction. This brand new – and perha …

Exclusive Album Premiere: Entartung – Baptised into the Faith of Lust

Entartung | Facebook Entartung was founded in 2011 by Lykormas and Vulfolaic. As veterans of the old-school black metal scene, they set out to make music true to the original vibe of the genre, void of commercialism and modern trends. The duo skip …

Video Premiere: Closet Disco Queen – El Mustachito (Ghost City Sessions)

Closet Disco Queen | Facebook Forged in the darkest recesses of the mind, Closet Disco Queen is the diabolical offspring of Jona Nido and Luc Hess, two musicians who have traipsed to the very borders of insanity with such unique musical entities as Coi …

Track Premiere: 1476 – Solitude (Exterior)

1476 | Website | Facebook | Bandcamp Salem, Massachusetts’ 1476 creates isolationist sound stories, heavy in atmosphere, that draw upon elements of many genres including metal, punk, neofolk and ambient. The band’s music harbors an energy and …

Exclusive Track Premiere: Asira – Efference

Asira | Website | Facebook | Bandcamp It is rare that you come across a debut album so starkly beautiful and intensely powerful as Asira’s first release, Efference. A vehement disregard for genre conventions, Efference is a stunning mixture o …

Video Premiere: 7C – Approaching a City

C7 | Website | Facebook | Twitter After four years since the last album Red Spider, the 7C, or Sette Ci, are back with a change of line up: the entry of Tony “Death” Berardinucci on guitar with the band’s founders Davide Di Virgilio (drums, electronics …

Stefanie from Brutus

Jody Dunstan asked Stefanie from Belgium’s Brutus some questions about their new album ‘Burst’ and more.

Exclusive Track Premiere: MNHM – Equals of Gods

MNHM | Website | Facebook | Twitter The Dutch collective MNHM is defying labelling and genres. Being pigeonholed as noise rock, math rock, post-metal, doom metal, prog, all the way up to free-jazz still fails to aptly describe the band. They have a ver …

Track Premiere: King of Asgard – Upon Raging Waves

King of Asgard | Website | Facebook Sweden’s King of Asgard are back with their fourth studio album, which will be released by Trollmusic on March 17th. : t a u d r : maintains the distinctive style of previous releases, incorporating nuances …

Video Premiere: Autisti – The Dower

Autisti | Website | Facebook Autistiis an indie supergroup gathering Swiss lo-fi rock songwriters/weirdos Emilie Zoé, Louis Jucker and drummer Steven Doutaz. This uncommon no bass, two guitars and drums trio craft an extra-intense blend of 90’s melodic …

Allochiria – Throes (Review + Exclusive Album Premiere)

It’s not really adding anything new to the vastly growing post-metal world, but if this type of music has your interest you should definitely give ‘Throes’ a go.

Video Premiere: Atavismo – La Maldición del Zisco

Atavismo | Facebook | Bandcamp We’re proud to bring you this premiere of Atavismo’s new video for ‘La Maldición del Zisco’, which is taken off their new album Inerte. We have been big fans of this Spanish trio over at Echoes and Dust since we …

Exclusive Track Premiere: Empusae – Guiding Light

Empusae | Website | Facebook Empusae has been paving the way for many years know, resulting in the release of one critically acclaimed album after another. The main man, Sal-Ocin, is also a much valued contributor and/or band member of a great myr …

Track Premiere: Byrdi – Celebrata

Byrdi | Facebook | Bandcamp Steeped in Norwegian history and ancient symbolism, Ansur : Urkraft is the follow up to Byrdi’s self released debut, Eventyr. The folk influences from the debut are still very much present throughout Ansur : Urkraf …

Briqueville – II

This is post-metal extremely well done. I’ve had multiple listens to this album already and I still discover new layers, sounds and riffs with each listen. Fans of this musical genre should really listen to this band and their new album as you won’t be disappointed.

Video Premiere: Hyenas – Self-Adjusting

Hyenas | Website | Facebook In a genre saturated with bands reproducing the same boring moves and routines, it can become quite a chore to find that elusive gem amongst the steaming piles of manure. It does however make it that much more rewarding …

Video Premiere: Klone – Nebulous

Klone | Website | Facebook  If the oftentimes unimaginative Unplugged undertaking is to be interesting at all, it must not be done in a way that simply entails getting rid of any electric guitars, and playing the exact same songs and rif …

Exclusive Album Premiere: Electric Age – Sleep of the Silent King

Electric Age | Facebook Hailing from Louisiana, Electric Age, since forming in 2013, have taken the craft of their sludge and southern metal contemporaries, and incorporated the dynamics of more traditional metal, along with folk, doom and straight for …

Video Premiere: GOLD – Teenage Lust

GOLD | Website | Facebook | Twitter The Netherlands are bringing all the good rock albums in 2017. First Dool released their amazing new album Here Now, There Then, and now Rotterdam based dark rockers GOLD follow smoothly with their new albu …

Video Premiere: Lo! – Megafauna

Lo! | Website | Facebook | Bandcamp | Twitter Akin to the way a volcano can lie dormant for years before unexpectedly unleashing its mighty wrath on everything within reach, Sydney band Lo! kept a pretty low profile, until their thundero …

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