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Way back last year, we informed you that Minnesotans The Crinn were gearing up for the release of new material. It’s taken a while, but the band has finally delivered on the premise, breaking the four year-long hiatus since their full-length debut. In fact, all of a sudden we’re getting a new album announcement and a new song! Their follow-up to the most excellent Dreaming Saturn will be titled Shadowbreather, and while a release date hasn’t been given yet, the band did unveil the sweet cover art shown above. What’s more important is that ‘Silent Betrayer’, the first offering from the album, is a clear indication that we’re in for a serious treat. You can check it out right after the jump!

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ERRA - Dreamcatcher

Last year was a very good year for Erra, especially around these parts. Augment made its way into several of our writers year end lists, mine included, with their take on metalcore – one with layers of lavish instrumentation, melody and some catchy as hell tunes. News from the bands Facebook teased at something big happening and, for anyone with half a brain and Sumerian Records on Instagram, it was quite apparent what was coming. More information and new music after the jump. View Full Article »

job for a cowboy sun eater

When I first heard the initial single from Job For A Cowboy‘s upcoming album Sun Eater, I was, quite simply put, blown away. I mean, I’ve always mildly enjoyed their stuff, but suddenly they put out a really nuanced progressive death metal song that’s comparable to the top tier material in that genre? That’s got to be an accident, right? Well, they’ve released a second single, and it’s clear that there is no accident. They’re actually making an amazing progressive death metal album. Check out the stream right after the jump!

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Pianos Become the Teeth - Keep You

It’s no secret that many of us here have been salivating in anticipation over Baltimore post-hardcore Pianos Become the Teeth‘s upcoming release Keep You. Well if you’re anything like us, you are about to hop up and down in excitement over the news of a full stream of said album. Get pumped, prepare for feels, and find the stream after the jump! View Full Article »

With no further aplomb, Homewrecker have released yet another thrash hit from their upcoming A389 Recodings effort Circle Of Death and this one also refuses to take shit from anyone. The last we saw of the Cleveland d-beat collective we were having our jimmies rustled by the ferocious title track of the new LP and now, with ‘Punish The Ignorance’, you should join us in getting knocked down by another right hook delivery with plenty of snap, plenty of balls and more mosh potential than a hardcore kid going off his meds. More after the hop. View Full Article »


Avante-Garde metal extraordinaires Diablo Swing Orchestra are on somewhat of a roll lately as they prepare to release the follow up to the fantastic Pandora’s Piñata. Between parting ways with their original vocalist and the introduction of replacement Kristin Evegård, many have been wondering what the new material will sound like. The wait is now over, as the band have official released a track entitled ‘Jigsaw Hustle’ off their as-of-yet untitled album, to precede their impending tour. Head on over the jump for your first taste.

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I was pretty upset when Behemoth frontman Nergal recently said that they might stop doing music if they don’t feel they will have anything to say anymore. Well, thankfully they still feel like they do, and they’re putting out a new EP. Check the teaser and details out after the jump, it sounds delicious.

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Hate Eternal, the death metal super-group led by veteran guitarist, vocalist and studio wizard Erik Rutan, are not only prepping a new album for your ears to be released in 2015, they’ve announced their signing to Season of Mist, a label that’s honestly the perfect fit for them. Check out what Rutan had to say about these news after the jump.
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Several member of HBIH’s staff are fans of Boston post metal legends Isis, vinyl and sometimes both. The band will now fulfill the desires of many by teaming up with Ipecac Records to reissue a remaster their classic album Oceanic, which frequently competes with Panopticon as fans’ and critics’ favorite Isis record. Other than a November 4th release date and promises of updated artwork courtesy of guitarist/vocalist Aaron Turner, not much else is known about the parameters of the reissue as of right now. Head on over the jump for what information we do have.

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Earlier, I posted about how excited I was for the upcoming Cavalera Conspiracy album Pandemonium. Well, now they’ve posted a full track, and it’s pretty heavy, reminiscent of old school Sepultura. Check the song and my impressions out after the jump!

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