Sweden’s Generous Maria recently released their album III via Transubstans Records. The new record is loaded with catchy hard rock songs that will surely stick in your head long after hearing them.
Sweden’s classic rock heavyweights Spiritual Beggars are now streaming a new track, “Kingmaker,” taken from their upcoming album Earth Blues. The new album is set for release Tuesday, April 16 in North America via InsideOut Music.
The ongoing reign of terror from Integrity continues in 2013, with the release of the iniquitous outfit’s tenth full-length, Suicide Black Snake.
Unconventionally and emotionally sounding metal duo The Moth Gatherer have made their entire new album available for streaming prior to release date. The debut full-length entitled A Bright Celestial Light will hit the shops on CD and vinyl on the 16th of April worldwide via Agonia Records. It can now be listened to in full via the SoundCloud player below.
Jimmy Eat World have unveiled, “I Will Steal You Back,” the first single from the band’s new studio album, Damage, out June 11th on Dine Alone Records in Canada and on RCA Records in the US. Damage is the follow up to 2010’s critically-acclaimed Invented.
Genre-defying southern quintet Kylesa have premiered a new song from their forthcoming album, Ultraviolet. The song, titled “Vulture’s Landing” is streaming via YouTube – listen below. Kylesa recently announced a Spring tour, which kicks off on May 10 in Gainesville, Fla. at The High Dive. Openers are Bloody Ceremony, White Hills and Lazer/Wulf.
Haraball is the result of the joyful friction that arises when cocky ex-straightedgers meet highbrow elitist punks, unloading a sharp and ultra-consistent style of old-school hardcore. And now the Norwegian hardcore punk outfit is preparing to unleash their debut album, Sleep Tall, this May via Fysisk Format. Blast the album’s third raging track “Jeremy Smoked” just below, now.
Swedish black metal band Svartsyn has revealed the first track off the upcoming full-length album entitled Black Testament. The album is coming to shops on the 28th of May in Europe and 11th of June in North America on Agonia Records. The song “Demoness With Seven Names” can be streamed via the YouTube player below.
Franchise is a four-piece alternative post-hardcore band from New Jersey. After months of back-and-forth texting and brainstorming, its members brought their diverse influences and talents together in the Winter of 2013 to create something genuine, driving, and powerful. After one session in a hot, dingy rehearsal room in the New Jersey suburbs, Franchise hit the ground running and hasn’t looked back since. Franchise recently debuted the first track off their upcoming full-length expected Summer 2013.
Progressive rock/metal outfit Anciients are streaming their Season of Mist debut, Heart of Oak in it’s entirety – listen below. Named “One of 2013’s most anticipated albums” (Decibel), Anciients’s Heart of Oak is poised to become one of early 2013’s most anticipated albums. The modern, progressive quartet craft songs as nuanced and expressive as the range of human emotion, without eschewing their hard rock/heavy metal roots.
Progressive, technical death metal unit Beyond Creation are streaming their debut album, The Aura online. The Montreal, QC, Canada-based band will have their incredible debut album, The Aura, reissued with an exclusive bonus track via the label on May 14th in North America.
Swedish epic Doom Metallers Memory Garden has launched the third and final single taken off their upcoming new album Doomain online. Head below and hit play to hear “Daughters Of The Sea”! Doomain will be released April 12th/15th via Metal Blade Records in Europe and on April 16th in North America. Doomain was recorded at Annoying Sound Factory and SolnaSound Recording by the band with a little assistance engineering from Mike Wead (King Diamond) during the lead guitar sessions. The mix was done by Dan Swanö at Unisound.
Relapse Records is extremely excited to announce the signing of Brooklyn, NY blackened sludge trio Mortals! Formed in 2010, Mortals have quickly built a reputation for their harrowing concoction of black metal, stoner-swamp-sludge and doom metal. The band will be entering the studio this Summer to record their Relapse Records full-length debut and follow up to their critically acclaimed, self-released EP Death Ritual. Listen to the title track from the EP below, yo!
Small Town rockers Hey Vanity are streaming their brand new EP, Breathe, Bleed, Grow, ahead of release next week. You can hear the EP in full below. Their EP hits stores on Monday 8th April via Small Town Records and is an exciting indication of what to expect from their debut full-length, which will be released later this year.