Obscura Holding Auditions Next Month


They’re down a drummer and a guitarist, but Obscura aren’t just going to throw in the towel, people…because they haven’t been defeated. They’re going to hold auditions instead next month and in September, and are hopeful they’ll find replacements for both. According to Obscura, “the yet untitled fourth full length is the third out of […]

Sick Of It All Detail New Disc

The Last Act of Defiance

I’m from New York. Born and bred. So naturally, I’ve gotta dig Sick Of It All, whom I’ve seen loads of times, just by virtue of my geographical situation, and released one of the first hardcore albums I actually paid scratch for. Anyways, the band’s got a new one coming out in September on Century […]

Far, Jawbox Frontmen Team In Moral Mazes

It's almost hypnotic

There’s a new band that sounds rather cool, and will certainly have been throwing down my money this September. They’re called Moral Mazes and they feature former Jawbox vocalist and guitarist J. Robbins and Far and onelinedrawing’s Jonah Matranga. Dopeness. The band also boasts Jeff Dean of Dead Ending and Darren Zentek (Office Of Future […]

White Empress Detail Debut

Paul Allender

What’s that? You don’t know who White Empress are? They’re a band boasting former Cradle of Filth guitarist Paul Allender and Luna Mortis’ Mary Zimmer. White Empress will release their debut album Rise Of The Empress through Peaceville on September 29 overseas. Pre-order the disc here. The band also boasts bassist Chela Harper (of Coal […]

Cathedral Offshoot Death Penalty Announces LP

Death Penalty

Cathedral’s Gaz Jennings has returned to the scene with a brand new band, called Death Penalty. The band’s eponymous debut album will be released on September 16. “When Cathedral split I didn’t have any intention of getting another band together,” Gaz admits. “I wanted to do a record, because Lee [Dorrian, Cathedral's front man and […]

Decapitated’s New LP: Track Listing Revealed


Polish death metal act Decapitated have released the track listing for their impending new LP. It follows at the end of this post. The band’s sixth album, Blood Mantra, will be out September 26 through Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2011’s Carnival Is Forever was recorded at Hertz Studio in Bialystok, Poland, with producers Wojtek […]

Morgoth Releasing EP

God is Evil

On August 11, the reactivated German death metal outfit Morgoth will issue release a seven-inch EP and digital single entitled God Is Evil — featuring two brand new tracks! Says Morgoth: “Finally, after 17 years, we have some new tunes to share with you. “We are excited about the nearing release of the God Is […]

Unearth Album Coming October 28


Maybe I’m just a jaded asshole but I’ve never been able to listen to Unearth without laughing. I mean, they’re just kind of silly and non-threatening. And irrelevant. But I digress. This post is about the band’s impending new album, which maybe you’re young and stupid enough to actually want. An October 28 release date […]

Rigor Mortis Detail Final Record

Slaves To The Grave

It’s been 23 years since their last record, and 19 months since the tragic loss of guitarist Mike Scaccia. Yet, speed metal freaks Rigor Mortis plan to release a final record come October 7. Slaves To The Grave will be released by Rigor Mortis Records, and marks the band’s first studio release to feature the […]

Fight Amp To Record Next Month

Fight Amp

Fight Amp have booked some studio time for next month so they can work on their new EP. The effort will be tracked at Gradwell House Studios in Haddon Heights, New Jersey. The EP will be released by Brutal Panda Records. The group will be tracking to 2-inch tape with engineer Steve Poponi once again […]