crust-punk

Discharge to release “Protest and Survive – The Anthology” on February 21st 2020

Celebrating 40 years since the release of their debut single “Realities of War” in 1980, British hardcore punk band Discharge are surviving pioneers of the subgenre they invented; D-beat. Having had a worldwide influence on both extreme metal and punk with their uncompromising, raw sound over the last 40 years, Discharge’s political message is now relevant more than ever. Still performing globally in clubs and at festivals, the quintet are heralded as one of the godfathers of the political and anarcho punk scenes.

Halshug to release new studio album “Drøm” on July 19th 2019

Halshug, the Copenhagen-based trio, release a third studio album titled “Drøm” (“Dream”) on July 19th, 2019, through Southern Lord on LP and DL formats.

On “Drøm” the band expand their sound from the dirgy d-beat of their earlier albums “Sort sind” (2016) and “Blodets bånd” (2015), and explore the dynamics of longer songs, more audible lyrics, and altered tempos, which result in different shades of industrial, dark-wave, and post-punk.
 

Dead To A Dying World to release new studio album “Elegy” on April 19th 2019

Profound Lore Records welcomes Texas-based elemental dark metal ensemble Dead To A Dying World to the label’s roster. The band has completed their long-awaited new epoch, “Elegy”, for release on April 19th, 2019.

A trailer for the record, as well as its cover art and more, have been posted. The band is confirmed to perform at this year’s Northwest Terror Fest and is booking new tour dates to follow.
 

Cripple Bastards to release new studio album “La Fine Cresce Da Dentro” on November 9th 2018

Italian grindcore legends Cripple Bastards celebrate thirty years of misanthropic extremity with their seventh full-length album, “La Fine Cresce Da Dentro” (meaning “The End is Growing From Within”).
 
Recorded at the legendary Fredman Studios in Gothenburg, Sweden with producer Fredrik Nordström (At The Gates, Dark Tranquility), “La Fine Cresce Da Dentro” delivers eighteen tracks of inconceivable speed and brutality surpassing even their previous work.

Over three decades in, the Cripple Bastards outfit shows no signs of slowing down and continues to destroy unsuspecting eardrums with hate-filled, grind punk chaos!

Trappist to release debut full-length album “Ancient Brewing Tactics” on August 17th 2018

Los Angeles craft beer connoisseurs Trappist brew forth their highly-anticipated, debut full-length “Ancient Brewing Tactics”, due out on August 17th, 2018, via Relapse Records.

Two tracks from the album - “Wolves in the Taproom” and a re-recorded version of the previously released “No Corporate Beer” - have been premiered through Decibel Magazine as preorders are unleashed.