San Jose Blackened Crust band ColdClaw has released their new album, Anti-Martyr: Decades to Suffer, out now via Ritual Sound Records. You can purchase and stream the album now from the labels’ Bandcamp. The band will host their record release show tonight, at The Ritz in San Jose, CA! Support acts on the bill will come from other amazing bands such as Abstracter (Sentient Ruin) and Deathgrave (Tankcrimes) along with locals Slege and Cult Graves.
Neil Gaiman once wrote in Sandman: Season of Mists that “hell is something you carry around with you, not somewhere you go” and with Cinereous Incarnate (I, Voidhanger et al), Abstracter aim to ensure that the feeling of your own personal hell is something that stays with you throughout the remainder of the year.Continue reading
Amebix has a free download and streaming of Arise! – The CVLT Nation Sessions available here.
AMEBIX Arise! – The CVLT Nation Sessions Track Listing:
01: Plagues – The Moor
02: Plagues – Axeman
03: Abstracter – Fear of God
04: Drug Lust – Largactyl
05: Coltsblood – Drink and Be Merry
06: American – Spoils of Victory
07: Agrimonia – Arise!
08: Okus – Slave
09: Larvae – The Darkest Hour
Abstracter is streaming their entire Wound Empire album here. It is officially released February 10, 2015 on vinyl via Fragile Branch Recordings, Vendetta Records, 7 Degrees Records and Shove Records, on CD by COF Records, and on cassette tape co-released by An Out Recordings and ABSTRACTER’s own Sentient Ruin.
ABSTRACTER Wound Empire Record Release Show:
Mar 07: First Church Of The Buzzard – Oakland, CA (w/ Dispirit, Alaric, Church)
Abstracter is streaming “Lightless,” off of their second album Wound Empire, out February 10, 2015, here. The album will be available on 12″ vinyl LP through Fragile Branch Recordings (US), Vendetta Records (EU/DE), 7 Degrees Records (EU/DE) and Shove Records (EU/IT), on CD by COF Records (formerly known as Church Ov Fuck – UK), on cassette tape co-released by Sentient Ruin in collaboration with An Out Recordings, and digitally again through Sentient Ruin.
The album was recorded and mixed at Earhammer Studios in Oakland, California by Greg Wilkinson (Brainoil, Pallbearer, Noothgrush, etc.) and mastered at Audiosiege Mastering Studios in Portland, Oregon by Brad Boatright (Wolves In The Throne Room, Nails, Sunn O))), Sleep, etc.), Wound Empire‘s cover art and layout was handled by the band’s friend Kevin Gan Yuen of Sutekh Hexen, and is a must-hear for fans of Altar of Plagues, Inter Arma, Thou, Samothrace, Amenra, Indian, Wolvhammer and the like.
Oakland metallers Abstracter are releasing their new album Wound Empire on February 10th, 2015, via 12″ vinyl LP through Fragile Branch Recordings (US), Vendetta Records (EU/DE), 7Degrees Records (EU/DE) and Shove Records (EU/IT), on CD by COF Records (formerly known as Church Ov Fuck – UK), on cassette tape co-released by Sentient Ruin in collaboration with An Out Recordings, and digitally again through Sentient Ruin. For the LP, there will be 600 copies pressed, of which 500 will be pitch black and 100 on clear wax with black and grey haze. The CD will be in an edition of 100 hand-assembled, four-panel, gatefold, vinyl-styled cardboard jackets with a 6mm spine and insert. The tape will come in 100 units as a five-panel U-card in a clear Norelco box with a cardboard outer sleeve. The cover art, design and layout on all formats of Wound Empire was handled by the band’s friend Kevin Gan Yuen of Bay Area cult blackened noise miscreants Sutekh Hexen.
Wound Empire Track Listing:
2. Open Veins
4. Glowing Wounds
Wound Empire was recorded and mixed last summer at Earhammer Studios in Oakland, California by Greg “The Wizard of Doom” Wilkinson (Brainoil, Pallbearer, Atriarch, Noothgrush, etc.) and mastered at Audiosiege Mastering studios in Portland, Oregon by Brad Boatright (Wolves In The Throne Room, Nails, Sunn O))), Sleep etc.). The album is undoubtedly a release to look out for in the underground realms of all things heavy and dark, and is a must for fans of Altar of Plagues, Inter Arma, Thou, Samothrace, Amenra, Tragedy, Indian, Wolvhammer, Unearthly Trance and such.