noise metal

Lamb Of God reveals Burn The Priest cover of Big Black’s “Kerosene”

Chart-topping, five-time Grammy nominated Richmond, Virginia band Lamb Of God recently announced the release of their highly-anticipated full-length covers album as Burn The Priest – “Legion: XX” – a collection of songs reflecting the greatness of the classic punk, hardcore, crossover and noise artists that influenced them in their formative years, executed with their signature modern sound.

Secret Cutter to release new studio album “Quantum Eraser” on July 6th 2018

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania-based sludge/grind stalwarts Secret Cutter have announced the July release of their anxiously-awaited sophomore LP, “Quantum Eraser”.
 
For a decade Secret Cutter has steadily built a reputation for their unique genre-bending vision for sludge and grindcore. Their sound is at once familiar, utilizing the blueprint of Floor or Eyehategod, but conveyed through a distorted lens that is as original as it is heavy. The minimalist three-piece - vocalist Ekim, drummer Jared Stimpfl, and guitarist Evan Morey - has created a crushingly heavy, angry sound that is solely their own.
 

Gutlocker release music video for “Bitter Memory”

UK sludge merchants, Gutlocker, hurl out menacing stoner thrash grooves and asylum escape vocals that merge with eerie dynamics and a hardcore grit.

The groove metallers unleash their new EP, “Cry Havoc!”, on April 20th, 2018.

Prior to this, the riff slingers have just dropped the video for “Bitter Memory” - watch it below.

Ever since their birth, Gutlocker have destroyed stages throughout England with their face-melting concoction of groove metal laced with gnarly noise.

Lesser Glow to release debut full-length album “Ruined” on June 8th 2018

Boston-based melodic post metal/doom collective Lesser Glow — featuring former members of Black Elm, Irepress, and The Proselyte — will release their debut full-length “Ruined” this June via Pelagic Records.

With “Ruined”, Lesser Glow rips open a massively wide and confident blend of traditional doom meets melodic metal, paired with the likes of hardcore, post hardcore, noise rock, post rock and beyond. Molding all these into one cohesive mix, Lesser Glow stands out as a refreshing and unapologetically brutal take on heavy music.

Max Portnoy forms new band Tallah featuring YouTube sensation Justin Bonitz

Pennsylvania metal band Tallah is comprised of 5 members who share a passion for playing intense, heavy, and intricate music combined with an insane live show, unlike any other!

Influenced by bands such as Code Orange, Slipknot, Korn and Deftones, Tallah relies on the spirit of innovative metal realized through panicked guitar screams treated with industrial elements and distortion. Screaming vocals provided by YouTube sensation Justin Bonitz mixed with melodic choruses create a dreamlike vision in which the audience can live. Driving bass fills the room with deep and dirty tones that sync effortlessly with the thunderous bellows of the drums.

Will Haven to release new studio album “Muerte” on March 23rd 2018

The origins of noise metal legends Will Haven can be traced back to 1995, when they first emerged as a staple in Sacramento, CA's storied underground. For the past two decades-plus, they've existed on the fringe of extreme music - championing an apocalyptic amalgam of metal, noise, hardcore, and alternative all their own.

In 2018, Will Haven return to release their sixth full-length album and first for minus HEAD Records, entitled “Muerte” (Spanish for “death”) on March 23rd, 2018, but this is anything but the end. Rather, it's a whole new beginning.