On their new album, We Already Lost the World (due out July 13th on Deathwish), French post-hardcore/punk band Birds In Row offer something of substantial weight. Collectively carrying somber hearts and poignant souls, Birds In Row navigate through melancholic seas to shape beautifully hook-laden songs. One of those songs has premiered today; album opener “We Count So We Don’t Have To Listen” is streaming now via Metal Injection – listen here.
Thou is a forward-thinking metal/punk band from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Through constant output they’ve attained prolific status, having released nearly forty genre bending records, ach one blurring the sub-genre lines that define the sludge, noise, metal, and experimental music worlds.
Modern Life Is War have announced an ongoing singles series titled Tribulation Worksongs and today, the band has released Volume 1. Featuring two tracks, “Feels Like End Times” (which has premiered in music video form via Revolver Magazine) and “Lonesome Valley Ammunitions,” Tribulation Worksongs: Volume 1 is their first new release since 2013’s excellent LP, Fever Hunting.
ast year saw the release of a harrowing studio album and an expansive collection of rarities from Planning For Burial—now, Thom Wasluck is looking to make 2018 just as bountiful. The one-man gloomcore project will be hitting the road this summer, including an appearance at Meltdown Festival and gigs with Self Defense Family and Drowse. Find a full tour itinerary below.
Hidden Gems in Plain Sight #23 features Ghost Town by the The Specials released in 1981 as a single.
Sit Down and Listen #23 features London Calling by the The Clash released in 1979 on CBS Records.
Six years since their self-titled debut, the trans-Atlantic project Split Cranium have returned with their sophomore album I’m The Devil and I’m OK. Guitarist/vocalist Aaron Turner (SUMAC, Old Man Gloom) and guitarist Jussi Lehtisalo (from legendary Finnish shapeshifters Circle) are joined by Faith Coloccia (keyboards/vocals – Mamiffer, Mara), Nate Newton (bass – Converge, Doomriders) and Tomi Leppänen (drums – Circle, K-X-P) making I’m The Devil and I’m OK simultaneously more sonically rounded and more visceral and vicious than the band’s debut album. “We wanted to make a record that was less straightforward than the first one,” Turner says. “Jussi loves melody and I love dissonance and noise, so that is probably the healthy creative contrast that made this record what it is.”
Anyone who has heard Anthony Anzaldo’s endowments to Ceremony’s sound knows that he has a story of his own waiting to be told. Wait no longer—Anzaldo has announced a follow-up to his 2017 single “We All Die Alone” under the moniker ANTHONY. Entitled Get Over U, the EP runs rampant with the sugarcane sweet vocal harmonies and Morriconesque guitar tones. Watch a video for the EP’s title track today.
Hailing from Laval, France, Birds In Row are a melodic and abrasive post-everything band that blurs the lines between hardcore, punk, and related sub-genres. On their new album, We Already Lost the World (due out July 13th on Deathwish Inc.), Birds In Row offer something of substantial weight. Collectively carrying somber hearts and poignant souls, Birds In Row navigate through melancholic seas to shape beautifully hook-laden songs. Listen to the album’s first single, “15-38,” now via Revolver Magazine.
What is the perfect time of day and weather that makes you creative?
Probably during the day when it’s rainy and grey.