Roundup From The Compound – February 29th, 2016

here’s this weeks roundup

 

EarsplitLAMENT CITYSCAPE: Turn Outward Remix Album By Oakland-Based Experimental Doom Duo Playing At Cvlt Nation – Turn Outward, the new remix experiment album from Oakland-based LAMENT CITYSCAPE, is now available, and Cvlt Nation is helping to propagate its expansion into the human domain with a stream of the entire record. “So what happens when a crushing record such as The Torn by LAMENT CITYSCAPE gets the remix treatment? The end result is a sonic mental ward where only those who are up for awesome experiences would dare to go,” issues the write-up accompanying the album stream. [MORE…]

FUCKING INVINCIBLE: Winter Tour 2016 Underway – Providence, Rhode Island’s FUCKING INVINCIBLE this week begins their Winter Tour 2016, taking the decapitating auditory wrath of their I Hate Myself And Want You To Die EP out to the masses in gritty, three-dimensional realism. [MORE…]

 

OMNIHILITY: Dominion Of Misery Streaming At Metal Injection As Unique Leader Prepares For Its Release This Week – …pure roaring tech-death bliss…” – Metal Injection

As the impending release of OMNIHILITY‘s Dominion Of Misery closes in at the end of this week through Unique Leader, the album is now streaming in its entirety via Metal Injection. Experience the lethal alignment of merciless death metal… [MORE…]

 

H.P. LOVECRAFT: The Hound & The Music Of Erich Zann Spoken LP Out This Week; Theologian To Score Upcoming Titles In Series – Syracuse, New York-based Cadabra Records this week unveils the anticipated first title in the label’s intense series in homage to legendary horror icon, H.P. LOVECRAFT, with the official release of The Hound & The Music Of Erich Zann this Friday, marking the first time the author’s works have been read on vinyl in over thirty-five years. [MORE…]

 

GADGET Deploys “Enemies of Reason” Music Video From The Great Destroyer LP Via Metal Injection – Metal Injection has just deployed an official video to hail from Swedish grindcore veterans GADGET and their new LP, The Great Destroyer, which will end a decade-long gap since their prior album when the record is released via Relapse the first week of March. [MORE…]

 

WAKE Streams Sowing The Seeds Of A Worthless Tomorrow LP Through Invisible Oranges – The release of Sowing The Seeds Of A Worthless Tomorrow from Calgary-based grindcore act, WAKE, is up on us this Friday, and Invisible Oranges has let the beast out of the cage early with a stream of the full LP. [MORE…]

 

SPAZZ: Selections From Sweatin’ To The Oldies + Sweatin’ 3: Skatin’, Satan & Katon Playing At Cvlt Nation; Special $6.66 Limited Preorder Sale Starts TODAY – Next month, Tankcrimes Records will unleash reissued editions of Sweatin’ To The Oldies and Sweatin’ 3: Skatin’, Satan & Katon from iconic, now-defunct hardcore punk/power violence trio, SPAZZ. [MORE…]

 

ORANSSI PAZUZU’s Värähtelijä LP Out Now; Stunning Video For “Lahja” Sees Premiere Via Noisey – As we enter the final days preceding the release of the anxiously awaited Värähtelijä LP from Finland’s cosmic black metal visionaries ORANSSI PAZUZU, the band proudly unveils the magical visual mastery of their incredible video for the album’s pulse-pounding, hallucinogenic standout track, “Lahja.” [MORE…]

 

FIRST FRAGMENT: Canadian Neoclassical Tech Death Unit To Release Debut Via Unique Leader; Album Details Revealed – Canadian neoclassical-influenced tech death unit, FIRST FRAGMENT, will release their long-anticipated debut full-length, Dasein, on May 20th via Unique Leader Records. [MORE…]

 

TILES: Detroit Progressive Act Issues “Shelter In Place” Video Through PROG Premiere; Live Performances Announced – Detroit-based progressive rock outfit, TILES, has released the first single from their ambitious, Laser’s Edge-bound Pretending 2 Run 2xCD through an exclusive premiere at PROG Magazine. Featuring Canadian icon Kim Mitchell on lead guitar, “Shelter in Place” is the first full song released from Pretending 2 Run; a vivid and richly crafted song cycle that spins the tale of a man blindsided and disillusioned by betrayal. [MORE…]

 

GOOD TIGER Set To Kick Off North American Tour With Between The Buried And Me, August Burns Red Next Week; Band Launches Drum Play-Through For “Where Are The Birds” – On April 22nd, GOOD TIGER will be releasing their debut album, A Head Full Of Moonlight, worldwide on CD and LP via Blacklight Media, the new label formed by Chris Santos – executive chef and managing partner of the New York City restaurants VANDAL, The Stanton Social and Beauty & Essex – together with Brian Slagel of Metal Blade Records. [MORE…]

 

VICTIMS: Stockholm Crust Icons Premiere “Walls” From Tankcrimes-Bound Sirens LP At Decibel Magazine; North American Tour Dates Draw NearSirens is the forthcoming new full-length from long-running Stockholm hardcore crust troopers, VICTIMS. Set for official detonation on April 15th via Tankcrimes Records, the band’s first full-length since 2011’s acclaimed A Dissident LP was tracked at Studio Gutterview by Fred Estby (Dismember, At The Gates, Refused), mastered at Audiosiege by Brad Boatright (Iron Reagan, Nails, Integrity), and features the expected white-knuckled surges of angst as well as some more expansive elements throughout the album, all enshrouded in a barbed-wire vocal delivery, packed with unstoppable gang-chants and inescapable hooks. [MORE…]

 

AUTHOR & PUNISHER: Second Leg Of North American Live Takeover With Weedeater ConfirmedAUTHOR & PUNISHER, led by one-man industrial doom enigma, Tristan Shone, will haul its steel through the motorways of North America this Spring as direct support for Weedeater. Shone’s latest excursion commences with the previously announced dates which run from March 14th and through April 3rd and includes a performance at this year’s edition of SXSW in Austin. [MORE…]

 

NECROT Unveils The Vile Sounds Of “Rebirth In Chaos” At Invisible Oranges; Band Unites Current And Former Members Of Acephalix, Vastum, Saviours, Watch Them Die And AtramentNECROT are as old-school death metal as old-school death metal gets. Their songs would have been welcome presences on early classics by Master, Bolt Thrower and Autopsy and yet, NECROT has a punk rock soul that refuses to die.” – Invisible Oranges. The Labyrinth is the smoldering new full-length from Oakland-based old-school death metal perpetrators, NECROT, which features within its ranks current and former members of Acephalix, Vastum, Saviours, and Watch Them Die. [MORE…]

 

BORIS With MERZBOW Share New Live Video For “Vomitself” At Spin; Gensho Release Day Draws Near“One of the most immersive music-listening experiences you’re likely to have this year …” – Spin Spin has just shared a new BORIS with MERZBOW live video that features the artists collaborating on one of the pairs of tracks from their forthcoming collaborative release Gensho, which is due out this March 18th via Relapse Records. The live video for BORIS‘ “Vomitself” and MERZBOW‘s “Prelude To A Broken Arm” savagely conveys the scope of the album, whose tracks are intended to be played simultaneously. [MORE…]

 

SIERRA Streams Entire 72 EP By Canadian Progressive Rock Outfit Via Invisible Oranges – Invisible Oranges is now playing the entire new 72 EP from Ontario-based exploratory rock outfit, SIERRA, the record recounting a harrowing true story of a small town murder, and the subsequent heartache, loss, regret, and retribution which have consumed those involved in the nearly fifty years since. [MORE…]

 

THEOLOGIAN Selected For Cadabra Records’ H.P. Lovecraft Vinyl Series; Collaborative LP With Lament Cityscape Under Construction – With the acrid sting of THEOLOGIAN‘s Dregs album still fresh in the minds of many, the foreboding New York-based industrial collective continues to announce several new titles underway, merely two months into what portends to be among the project’s most active years. [MORE…]

 

THE BODY And FULL OF HELL Premiere Cover Of Leonard Cohen’s “The Butcher” At Cvlt Nation; One Day You Will Ache Like I Ache Out March 25th + European Tour Looms – Nestled between the harrowing originals that THE BODY and FULL OF HELL created for their upcoming full-length, One Day You Will Ache Like I Ache, is a cover so radically reworked that even the closest listener might miss it. “The Butcher,” originally by Leonard Cohen, is shattered in to bits and pieced back together to create a jarring noisescape, mimicking the blues scale with landslides of shifting feedback, and orated in the trademark style of Chip King. [MORE…]

 

RINGS OF SATURN Confirmed For The Coffin Dragger Tour With Thy Art Is Murder, Fit For An Autopsy, Dark SermonRINGS OF SATURN has been announced as one of the acts set to participate in The Coffin Dragger Tour with Fit For An Autopsy, Dark Sermon, and headliners Thy Art Is Murder, the massive trek set to consume most of April and May with nearly forty tour dates confirmed across the country. The tour begins in Tucson, Arizona on April 6th and snakes its way eastward, hitting as many cities as possible through the final show May 19th in Worcester, Massachusetts. Tickets for The Coffin Dragger Tour go on sale Friday, February 26th at 10am (local time). [MORE…]

 

AGAINST THE GRAIN Kicks Off Tour With Bongzilla + Dates With Pentagram And Anvil Confirmed – The Motor City road dogs in AGAINST THE GRAIN will kick off a near three-week run of live abrasions supporting the weedian sludge dealers in Bongzilla. Set to commence today, February 26th, in Madison, Wisconsin, the band will remain on the tour through March 17th in Fort Worth, Texas, trampling eighteen cities along the way. Additional support will be provided by the volume antagonists in Black Cobra and Lo-Pan. [MORE…]

 

LO-PAN: North American Tour With Bongzilla Underway – Ohio volume dealers, LO-PAN, will begin a lengthy North American tour supporting the chronic-cranking sludge kings in Bongzilla. Slated to kick off today, February 26th, in Madison, Wisconsin, and deafen over three dozen cities with an included appearance at this year’s edition of SXSW in Austin, Texas, the epic trek comes to a close on April 8th in Chicago, Illinois. Additional support will be provided Black Cobra as well as Kings Destroy and Against The Grain on select dates. [MORE…]

 

LIKE RATS: Chicago Act Formed By Members Of Weekend Nachos Issues First Single From II LP Via Invisible Oranges/BrooklynVegan – As Southern Lord prepares for the March release of II – the sophomore LP from eradicating, Chicago-based, death metal horde LIKE RATS, founded by members of Weekend Nachos – its initial single has been expended through a premiere of the album’s final track, “Grief Incarnate.” [MORE…]

 

Contact liz@earsplitcompound.com, dave@earsplitcompound.com or pr@earsplitcompound.com for interviews with the above artists, or bands listed below with current and/or pending tour dates; keep up to date on all Earsplit-related tour offensives at our Live Actions page HERE.

 

ABIGAIL WILLIAMS – ACT OF DEFIANCE – AGAINST THE GRAIN – AGORAPHOBIC NOSEBLEED – AMENRA – ANIQATIA – AMON AMARTH – AUROCH – AUTHOR & PUNISHER – BARDUS – BATTALION OF SAINTS – BEHEMOTH – BERSERKER III MUSIC FEST – BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME – THE BODY + FULL OF HELL – BORIS – CANNIBAL CORPSE – CHILD BITE – CRADLE OF FILTH – DEAD TO A DYING WORLD – DIE CHOKING – DISTRICT 97 – DORO – FUCKING INVINCIBLE – GERYON – GOATWHORE – GRAVES AT SEA – IMMORTAL BIRD – INCANTATION – INVERLOCH – IRATA – KING GIANT – LAMENT CITYSCAPE – LIKE RATS – LO-PAN – MAGIC CIRCLE – MANTAR – MELTED SPACE – NEUROSIS – NIGHTFELL – OBITUARY – OMOPHAGIA – PELICAN – POWER TRIP – PYRRHON – RINGS OF SATURN – RIVERS OF NIHIL – SIERRA – SNOW BURIAL – SO THIS IS SUFFERING – SUNN O))) – SWEET COBRA – TEN THOUSAND MILES OF ARTERIES – THEOLOGIAN – THEORIES – TILES – TINY KNIVES – TODAY IS THE DAY – VIA VENGEANCE – VICTIMS – WAKE

 

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