DAWN RAY'D PLAN LIMITED EDITION RELEASE OF 'BEHOLD SEDITION PLAINSONG' TO BENEFIT REFUGEE RESCUEJun 3, 2020
Liverpool-based black metal trio, DAWN RAY'D, have announced a limited edition version of their latest album, Behold Sedition Plainsong to benefit Refugee Rescue charity. The red and black variant is limited to 100 copies and will be made available via Bandcamp only, this Friday, June 5; on that day, Bandcamp will waive their fees for all artists, meaning the maximum amount of money can be donated to Refugee Rescue.
FOUR STROKE BARON RELEASE COVER OF THE BEATLES' 'MEAN MR. MUSTARD'May 29, 2020
Heavy alternative progressive outfit, FOUR STROKE BARON, have today released their version of The Beatles' Mean Mr. Mustard. The track is taken from their new album, Monoqueen, which will feature six cover songs in total, plus five re-recordings from their debut self-released album, King Radio. Mean Mr. Mustard is streaming everywhere now and the video can be viewed below. Monoqueen will be released via Prosthetic Records on September 25; more info is available here.
ASTRALBORNE: DEBUT ALBUM, 'ETERNITY'S END', OUT NOW!May 29, 2020
Ohio-based melodic death metal three piece, ASTRALBORNE have today released their debut album, Eternity's End via Prosthetic Records. A video for the title track of the album has also been unveiled today, which can be seen below. Eternity's End is available to purchase here.
VILE CREATURE PREMIERE NEW SINGLE, 'WHEN THE PATH IS UNCLEAR'May 28, 2020
Doom metal experimentalists, VILE CREATURE, have today premiered a new track from their upcoming new album, Glory, Glory! Apathy Took Helm! The track is titled When The Path Is Unclear, and it is streaming now exclusively via Decibel magazine alongside an excerpt from an interview due to be published in full in the print magazine. The album will be released on June 19 and is available to pre-order now.
Of the track, the band comment: "When the Path is Unclear was the last song completed for the record and the one that, we feel, perfectly melds the slow, meditative doom of our past records with the musical experimentation & exploration we gravitated towards when making some of the more out there musical pieces from Glory, Glory! Apathy took Helm! Lyrically the song is a direct accusation towards those that would do harm by holding up failures of the past as pillars of strength for the future."
Glory, Glory! Apathy Took Helm! - track list:
1. Harbinger of Nothing
2. When The Path Is Unclear
3. You Who Has Never Slept
4. Glory! Glory!
5. Apathy Took Helm!
VILE CREATURE is:
Vic (they/them) - vocals, drums
KW(he/they) - vocals, guitar, drums, percussion
WVRM PREMIERE VIDEO FOR 'BLACK FLAGS TOWARD SODOM (ME NE FREGO)' X 'TANK REAPER'May 26, 2020
WVRM have today premiered a new music video that is soundtracked by two blistering tracks from their recent album release, Colony Collapse. The South Carolina grindcore outfit have joined the tracks Black Flags Toward Sodom (Me Ne Frego) and Tank Reaper in an unholy double feature, which is premiering now via Decibel magazine's website. Colony Collapse was released in April, and is available to purchase now.
Of the track, vocalist, Ian Nix comments:
"Black Flags... and Tank Reaper are two of our more explosive and unique tracks that we really wanted to expand on artistically. The video was directed and produced by Brittany Brock, an up and coming local film maker. We wanted the imagery and the story to be close to home. The video is based on a local girl who believed she was told by god in order to keep the world from ending she had to rip out her own eyes. She succeeded at this task."
Colony Collapse is a product of its surroundings, an anthology of its environment, and a detailed record of the lives of the people who made it. WVRM’s music is political in nature, but far from a broad rage against the machine, their lyrics take a micro-look at the effects of socio-political entrenchment on everyday lives. Proudly working class, they explore both the psychological and physical meaning of being so. WVRM trace the lineage of their ancestral progress, and what it means to participate in a community that lacks upward momentum.
Stating that their music sounds as it does - nihilistic, vicious, caustic - because of where they’re from, because of who they are - WVRM are striking out to redefine what extreme music from South Carolina can be.
JUDICATOR RELEASE SECOND TRACK, 'TOMORROW'S SUN', FROM UPCOMING ALBUMMay 21, 2020
Power metal ensemble, JUDICATOR, have today released the second single from their upcoming album, Let There Be Nothing. The track is titled Tomorrow's Sun; the audio can be heard now via the YouTube link below, and the song will hit streaming services tomorrow. Let There Be Nothing is due for release via Prosthetic on July 24 - pre-orders for Let There Be Nothing are available now.
PROSTHETIC RECORDS SIGN CT MELODIC DEATH/DOOM METAL OUTFIT, FIRES IN THE DISTANCEMay 14, 2020
Prosthetic Records has signed melodic death metal outfit, FIRES IN THE DISTANCE. The Connecticut four-piece will release their debut album, titled Echoes From Deep November, via the label this September. To mark the signing, the band have released a video for their track, The Climb, which was filmed under locked down conditions in recent weeks. Echoes From Deep November is due for release on September 19, and is available to pre-order here. https://smarturl.it/firesinthedistance
GAMA BOMB SIGN TO PROSTHETIC RECORDS; RELEASE CHARITY SINGLE FROM LOCKED DOWN DUBLINMay 4, 2020
Prosthetic Records has signed Irish thrashers, GAMA BOMB, who are currently preparing to record an album for release in the fall. Today they have announced a stand alone single that will benefit homelessness charity, Dublin Simon Community. Produced by guitarist Domo Dixon with additional drum production by the band’s long-term producer Scott Atkins (Cradle Of Filth, Sylosis), and featuring the band’s former drummer Paul Caffrey, Living For The Lockdown is available to stream everywhere from today.
ASTRALBORNE RELEASE NEW TRACK, 'TRANSCENDENCE OF FLESH'asMay 1, 2020
Ohio-based melodic death metal three piece, ASTRALBORNE have released a new track and lyric video today. The song is called Transcendence of Flesh and is available to listen to on all streaming platforms. The album, Eternity’s End, will be released on May 29, and pre-orders are available HERE.
ACXDC: CVLT NATION PREMIERES “GORGED” FROM WEST COAST POWERVIOLENCE PRACTITIONERS; SATAN IS KING RELEASE DAY LOOMSMay 1, 2020
Cvlt Nation is currently streaming “Gorged” from West Coast powerviolence practitioners, ACxDC. The latest bruiser comes courtesy of the band’s ripping Satan Is King full-length, set for release via the band’s new label home of Prosthetic Records later this month.