EXCEL issues remastered album, The Joke’s On You via Southern Lord; now streaming + release show added to The Power Of The Riff

20 Nov


(photo credit: Jody Guenther) Southern Lord this week presents the deluxe reissue of The Joke’s On You, the seminal 1989 LP by SoCal punk-hardcore-metal hybrid outfit, EXCEL. The ravenous record is officially released today, and is now streaming. Following Southern…

Avec Le Soleil Sortant De Sa Bouche will release their second studio album Pas pire pop, I Love You So Much on January 20, 2017

20 Nov


(Photo credit: Minelly.Kamemura) Over the past few years, Montreal quartet Avec Le Soleil Sortant De Sa Bouche has established itself as something of a local supergroup – its members have been active in this city’s experimental rock communities for well…

Thrill Jockey’s Wrekmeister Harmonies shares video for European tour, starting next week

20 Nov

Thrill Jockey’s Wrekmeister Harmonies shares video for European tour, starting next week

(photo credit: Katie Hovland)  Starting next week in Spain, Thrill Jockey‘s slow-burning experimental artist collective Wrekmeister Harmonies will be embarking on a mainland European tour that follows the release of their fourth studio album, Light Falls, a truly beautiful record…

Dälek release ‘Molten’ ahead of November live dates

16 Nov


(Photo credit: Rebecca Cleal)  The abrasive, otherworldly hiphop pioneers Dälek will be touring this month for a week of live shows, following on from the release of their 2016 comeback LP, Asphalt For Eden (Profound Lore), the first new record…

Power Trip detail Nightmare Logic out February 24 on Southern Lord, listen to “Firing Squad”

15 Nov


(Photo credit: Joshua Andrade)  Power Trip slay us with the first new single “Firing Squad” from their anxiously awaited release Nightmare Logic, which finally sees light February 24 on Southern Lord. Power Trip are a real band – like no…

Lawrence English returns with new album, Cruel Optimism in February 2017, listen to “Object of Projection”

15 Nov


(photo credit: Traianos Pakioufakis)  Lawrence English, composer, artist and Room40 curator returns with a brand new record Cruel Optimism 17th February 2017. Expanding investigations into the politics of perception, and exploring the possibilities of new recording processes, technologies, locations and…

Crypt Rot to release Embryonic Devils through Southern Lord; new track “Chapters Of Torment” now streaming

14 Nov


(photo supplied by the band)  Southern Lord reveal the signing Ohio-based Crypt Rot for the release of their debut, Embryonic Devils in early 2017. The group, formed by several current/former members of Homewrecker share an early stream of album track…

The Power Of The Riff: final wave of bands announced

12 Nov


The third and final wave of acts for the LA-based December edition of The Power Of The Riff has been announced, this week confirming the addition of Incantation, Obliterations, Kowloon Walled City, Necrot, Lies and Crypt Rot to the event…

Southern Lord to release LP of Philadelphia’s lost punk heroes, Ruin

11 Nov


(photo credit: Dan Long)  Southern Lord are extremely pleased to be reviving the music of Philadelphia’s lost punk heroes, Ruin. Long considered a treasured local delicacy of the city’s earlier hardcore scene, Ruin released two albums during their original run,…

Neurosis ‘Fires Within Fires’ New Zealand/Australia February tour announced

11 Nov

Neurosis ‘Fires Within Fires’ New Zealand/Australia February tour announced

(Photo credit: Scott Evans)  In the wake of releasing their eleventh studio album, Fires Within Fires, Neurosis continues to book new live performances in support of the record into 2017, with a newly-booked tour of New Zealand and Australia just…

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