On Heavy Yoke (Solid State/Indie Recordings) Azusa is a bit all over all the place. Solid State’s own website has them described as “Can you imagine Kate Bush fronting Slayer; Death collaborating with Annette Peacock?” And they’re not technically wrong. Heavy Yoke is ripe with flashes of Thrash, Death Metal, Punk, Pop and Prog. It seems contradictory or musically adverse, but these are professionals at work. Continue reading
END is the new group featuring Brendan Murphy (Counterparts), Will Putney (Fit For An Autopsy), Andrew McEnaney (ex-Structures, Trade Wind), Greg Thomas (ex-Misery Signals, ex-Shai Hulud), and Jay Pepito (Reign Supreme), and their From The Unforgiving Arms Of God EP will be hitting stores on September 8th via Good Fight Music. Just in case the ‘Usurper’ and ‘Chewing Glass’ singles weren’t enough to get you to pre-order the EP immediately, they’ve released ‘Necessary Death’ today. Continue reading
New York noise-rock band Fashion Week has announced their next album So Last Season, due out this March on their own label InDebth Recordings. Details below Continue reading
Vagus Nerve will be releasing their debut EP, Visceral, this Friday, but the guys have made it available to hear online right now. Continue reading
Vagus Nerve is an awesome new project started by ex-God Forbid guitarist, Doc Coyle, and Phyllotaxis singer-songwriter, Ravi Orr. They were soon joined by drummer, Moe Watson (Shai Hulud), bassist, Aden Oxenreider (Cosm), and guitarist, Mike Gowen (MoTHER), and after a successful Kickstarter campaign, they are now ready to share their material with the world. Continue reading
New Jersey Metal band Beyond Dishonor will be releasing their new EP Generation on April 14, 2015. It was produced by Andreas Magnusson (The Black Dahlia Murder, August Burns Red). Stream “ED209 vs. the Staircase” below.
Their music draws from pop culture tied into movies, television and gaming has been referenced in their songs and have attracted their fanbase. “ED209 vs The Staircase” (RoboCop) and “What Clayton Bigsby Doesn’t Know” (Chapelle Show) were referenced on 2011’s Travesty.
Watch the Mitch Martinez (LetLive, Norma Jean) directed “Heisenberg” music video below.
Watch the “Heisenberg” Drum Cam Video below.
Beyond Dishonor Tour Dates:
Apr 10: Tandy’s Top Shelf – Concord, NH
Apr 11: Sammy’s Patio – Revere, MA
Apr 12: Trog – Allentown, PA (w/ Young Graves)
Apr 14: Shepard Space – Catonsville, MD (w/ Phinehas)
Apr 15: Immanuel’s – Silver Spring, MD (w/ My Ticket Home, Phinehas, Shai Hulud, and Mouth For The South)
Apr 16: Liberty Skate Park – Lynchburg, VA (w/ My Ticket Home, Shai Hulud, and Mouth For The South)
Apr 18: Championships Bar and Grill – Trenton, NJ (CD Release Show)
Apr 19: Bogies – Albany, NY (w/ Every Passing Dream and Invoker)
Apr 20: California Brew Haus – Rochester, NY (w/ My Ticket Home and A Wake In Providence)
Apr 21: St. Vitus – Brooklyn, NY (w/ A Wake In Providence)
Apr 22: The Theatre of the Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA (w/ The Color Morale, Slaves, Vanna, and Favorite Weapon)
Apr 24: The Foundry – Cleveland, OH (w/ Along Came A Spider)
Apr 25: Launch Music Conference – Lancaster, PA
Apr 26: Dingbatz – Clifton, NJ (w/ Along Came A Spider)