This shit is too damn good to sum up into tiny little descriptive paragraphs, so here’s what you need to know. ATHANATOS are currently streaming their debut demo tape Unholy Union in full, it’s available via Iron Bonehead, you can listen to it down below and it will fucking destroy you, enjoy.
EARTH are currently streaming a new track titled “From The Zodiacal Light” which comes off of the band’s forthcoming album Primitive & Deadly due out this September via Southern Lord. Check it out here and enjoy.
Grind acts OBLIVIONIZED and RAZOREATER will be performing, filming and recording an exclusive and free live performance at Nottingham’s Stuck On A Name Recording Studio. The show will also produce a live split cassette which will be out via Witch Hunter Records. Stay tuned for more details in the coming weeks.
The blackened punk project helmed by RAMLORD’s Jan Slezak LEATHER CHALICE is currently streaming their upcoming EP Luna in full at this location. The result is simply astonishing and requires no elaboration, so head on over and get to it. Luna is set to be released June 17th via Broken Limbs.
Belgian post-punk act RAPE BLOSSOMS are a new find for me, and a very welcomed one at that. The band’s latest album Ruinenlust is currently up for stream and you can find that below after the bump. The dense aura of mystery and atmospheric tension throughout is impressive to say the least, all while retaining elements that are captivating, magnetic and wholly engrossing. Have a listen and decide for yourself.
Asphyxiating black metal act SKÁPHE are currently streaming their recently released self titled album in full. Check it out below and grab your cassette today from the Fallen Empire Records page.
Midwestern cult WOLVHAMMER unload a new single from the band’s upcoming third LP, Clawing Into Black Sun, set for release July 8th via Profound Lore. With nearly seven minutes of sorrow, “The Desanctification” churns with anguished and pained harmonies. With enormously gloomy melodies seeping into the bed of corrosive riffage and percussive assault WOLVHAMMER deploys, multiple gang vocal declarations punch through the scathing lead vocal tracks. Check it out here.
Richmond, VA’s preeminent black metal band and one of USBM’s best-kept secrets, BASTARD SAPLING, has just debuted a new song at this location. “Lantern At the End of Time” is taken from their upcoming new album and features the vocal prowess of longtime friend Dorthia Cottrell of WINDHAND renown. BASTARD SAPLING is gearing up to release Instinct is Forever, a career-defining double album, on August 26th via longtime conspirators Forcefield Records and new allies Gilead Media.