WRECK & REFRENCE‘s new 11-song album, Want, has been slated for a June 10th release on CD, LP and Digital formats through SF-based dark music label The Flenser. 37 minutes in length, Want was recorded by the band and mixed/mastered by Jack Shirley (Deafheaven, Whirr, Loma Prieta) and sees WRECK & REFERENCE taking a new sonic direction while maintaining their hold on experimental, electronic, and post metal genres: a trainwreck of contradictions that is devastatingly addictive. Stay tuned for more details.
YOUNG AND IN THE WAY are fast becoming one of my favorite new acts, and for very good reason. In lieu of their upcoming Deathwish Inc released album When Life Comes To Death, YAITW have released a new music video for the track “Be My Blood.” Catch it below and be on the lookout when the album drops May 27th.
Crusty d-beat trio HALSHUG are set to release their debut LP under the recently inked Southern Lord banner. Following up from the band’s 2013 7″ Dödskontrol, HALSHUG are sure to expand on their riotous demo to become an up and coming force to be reckoned with. Stay tuned for more details in the coming weeks.
Canadian black metal cult THANTIFAXATH are currently streaming their recently released album Sacred White Noise in full. At times discordantly melodic, others torrentially abysmal, Sacred White Noise simply delivers. Stream it below and grab your copy from Dark Descent Records right here.
Finnish death / doom wizards HOODED MENACE have recently announced a short stint of tour dates. In addition the band has announced an upcoming split with LOSS titled A View From The Rope via Doomentia Records. Check out the dates below and stay tuned for more details.
Hooded Menace Tour Dates:
May 21 Brooklyn, NY Saint Vitus w/ Cripple Bastards, Maruta
May 24 Baltimore MD Maryland Deathfest w/ Bolzer
May 26 Montreal QC Katacombes w/ Beast Within, Oath
Italian death / doom amalgamation PENTOTHAL SODIUM are currently streaming their latest album Upon A Pile Of Bones. The album is currently being offered up via Horror Pain Gore Death Productions and can be streamed below, so get to it.
Darkwave / post punk act MAGIC MOMENTS are currently streaming their upcoming debut EP Don’t Fall For Me at this location. The album is set to drop later this month via Church of Fuck offspring Haus ov Fuck, so stop wasting time and go listen already.