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KEN Mode are officially blessed

Posted by on March 30, 2015

The official debut video from KEN Mode’s new album Success just came out and it’s been worth the wait. We’ve heard “Blessed” before, but now we get to hear the Steve Albini (Nirvana, Oxbow, Zao) produced track with visuals by director Christopher Mills, who has worked with Tegan & Sara, Rush, Interpol, and Modest Mouse. Vocalist and guitarist Jesse Matthewson told Exclaim about the new […]

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Spylacopa get freaky with Hexes

Posted by on March 10, 2015

Spylacopa, the project featuring Candiria guitarist John LaMacchia, ISIS and Palms bassist Jeff Caxide, and Made Out of Babies vocalist Julie Christmas, have a new album coming out on March 31st. Parallels will be the first new material since their self-titled debut EP in 2008. The delay? The tragic murder of drummer Troy Young in his own apartment in 2009. […]

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New Pelican EP reworks “The Cliff”

Posted by on February 4, 2015

Pelican are releasing an EP of reworked versions of “The Cliff,” which comes from their 2013 album, Forever Becoming. You can listen to the first two tracks of the EP below. The first track features a relative rarity for the band – vocals. Allen Epley, the vocalist that appeared on “Final Breath” from the band’s 2009 album, What We All Come to […]

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Sumac are a “Thorn In The Lion’s Paw”

Posted by on December 19, 2014

We first heard of Sumac back in September, and now we finally have a full track available for streaming. Titled “Thorn In The Lion’s Paw,” with a line-up. comprised of members from bands like Isis, Baptists, and Botch, Sumac is exactly what you’d expect. This new song is from, The Deal, this new album from Aaron Turner’s new […]

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Pelican with vocals are just as good as Pelican instrumental

Posted by on December 3, 2014

Pelican have always been reliably great, an instrumental quartet that owes equal parts to post-metal and indie rock. Last year’s Forever Becoming was the first album without band founder Laurent Schroeder-Lebec, but they’ve carried on just fine without him. One of the highlights of that album was a song called “The Cliff,” and on February 24th, the […]

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Old Man Gloom streaming both ‘The Ape of God’ albums before release tomorrow

Posted by on November 10, 2014

Old Man Gloom trolled us all with their confusing announcement aboutThe Ape of God being a double album and there being a fake one sent to press. ‘The Ape of God’ is two albums, and they are streaming online if you want to check them both out. This is the sixth release from OMG. The band […]

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Old Man Gloom recorded fake album, two real albums

Posted by on November 7, 2014

Ready to be confused? OK, here you go. On November 11th, post-hardcore supergroup Old Man Gloom will be releasing The Ape of God, their second album since returning from an eight year hiatus. They sent the album out to press to review and everything, with Metal Sucks among those giving it a glowing review, who called […]

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Old Man Gloom become “Predators”

Posted by on October 8, 2014

Listen to the latest from Old Man Gloom, “Predators,” from their upcoming album, The Ape of God, due out November 11th. This is the first new full-length since 2012s No.’ Aaron Turner spoke to Noisey about going back to Old Man Gloom: “But really the core driving force behind the band is us liking to be around […]

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Death metal singer allegedly recruited by ISIS

Posted by on October 3, 2014

London’s Telegraph reports that a Bangladeshi man arrested after he volunteered to go to Syria to fight for ISIS was the singer of a death metal band. Asif Adnan is the singer and guitarist of Bangladesh death metal  band Jahiliyyah. The band’s name refers to the period of “ignorance of divine guidance” before the rise of […]

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Aaron Turner involved in another amazing band

Posted by on September 4, 2014

Aaron Turner (Isis, Old Man Gloom) has a new band called Sumac, with drummer Nick Yacyshyn from Baptists. On bass, though not a full-time member, bassist Brian Cook (Botch, These Arms are Snakes, Russian Circles) recorded on the upcoming album. “We are pursuing this as a fully functional band rather than side project, with plans to […]

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