Austin Texas Hardcore band Portrayal of Guilt haveshared a new single and video for the song “A Tempting Pain”. The track comes off of their upcoming new album We Are Always Alone, due for release on January 29, 2021 through Closed Casket Activities. Watch it now!
Ghost Cult ‘s Chief Editor Keefy caught up with uber-producer Will Putney (Fit For An Autopsy, producer for Every Time I Die, Gojira, Body Count, Knocked Loose) is releasing his new album with grindcore/hardcore metal supergroup END, Splinters From An Ever-Changing Face, this June 5th via Closed Casket Activities. We caught up with Will to discuss the origins of END, which includes members of Counterparts (Brendan Murphy — Vocals), The Dillinger Escape Plan (Billy Rymer — Drums), Fit For An Autopsy (Will Putney — Guitars), Misery Signals/Shai Hulud (Gregory Thomas — Guitars), and Reign Supreme (Jay Pepito — Drums), the new album, the bands writing process, the effect of the coronavirus pandemic on both of Will’s bands and his production work, how he got started in music as an intern with Machine, and much more. You can pre-order the new END album here, and support FFAA as well, and listen to our chat with him. Continue reading
Two of the greatest bands in the underground in 2019 are Portrayal of Guilt and Soft Kill. The two groups just released a split 7 ”, via Closed Casket Activities. Portrayal of Guilt just released their new album Suffering is a Gift just last week! Purchase and stream the release right now via Bandcamp! Continue reading
Yes, this is a review for Portrayal of Guilt’s Suffering is a Gift (Closed Casket Activities) and believe me we’ll get to it in a bit, but who the fuck tried to sell this to me as Screamo? Honestly, screamo? These Austinite’s aren’t looking to settle for some re-warmed Metalcore riffs and lofty choruses so we can leave that outdated subgenre in the circular file. The riffs and blast beats on Suffering is a Gift are eager for dust and blood. Continue reading
Blistering Hardcore Metal band Vein have shared a new video for their track ‘Demise Automation’. The track comes from their acclaimed new album Errorzone, out now via Closed Casket Activities. Catch the band on tour through the end of the year with Every Time I Die and watch the video right now! Continue reading
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If you haven’t heard Boston natives, Vein, you have been missing out. The experimental Hardcore they produce sounds like something you might have heard a decade ago but they deliver it their own, current way. With only an EP under their belt, their debut full-length, errorzone (Closed Casket Activities)comes through with all the grit and metal grace you want from a Hardcore act. Continue reading
Gatecreeper is currently out with Cannibal Corpse, and you may notice some new material in their set list. The death metallers released their new 7″ titled “Sweltering Madness” last week via Closed Casket Activities, and as you would expect, it’s heavy as hell. Continue reading
Southern California extreme metallers God’s Hate is streaming “Father Inferior” off their limited edition seven inch single of the same name, out in late April, below. Recorded at The Pit in Van Nuys, California by Taylor Young, and mastered by Brad Boatright at Audioseige, this A-side destroyer is the perfect introduction to God’s Hate ssacrilegious, low-end thunder they so dominantly deliver, influenced by the likes of Merauder, Stigmata and Hatebreed.
The impending Father Inferior will be a limited 7″ single, pressed in a run of 500 copies and made available in late April. Stand by for additional release details on the single and following LP, entitled Mass Murder — which is currently being recorded by the band — both to see release through Closed Casket Activities.
The band has booked a string of upcoming shows.
Mar 27: The Canal Club – Richmond, VA (United Blood IX)
Apr 12: Amityville Music Hall – Amityville, NY (w/ Disgrace)
Apr 13: Bogies – Albany, NY (w/ Disgrace)
Apr 14: Sala Rossa – Montreal, QC (w/ Disgrace)
Apr 15: SHIBGB’s – Toronto, ON (w/ Disgrace)
Apr 16: Ocean Garden – Buffalo, NY (w/ Disgrace)
Apr 17: The Voltage Lounge – Philadelphia, PA (w/ Nails, Incendiary, Disgrace)
Apr 18: The Palladium – Worcester, MA (New England Metal & Hardcore Fest)