VASILEK is the alter ego of Michael Hill (TOMBS), born from embers and illuminated through dark, ambient electronic and surging tones, The Dark Road delivers sounds and shapes that cascade through the subconscious. “The material was developed over several years and has had a few different incarnations, different forms” explains Hill. “The overall theme is capturing the elusive…Read more Mike Hill (Tombs) Announces New Vasilek album + Song Premiere!
Translation Loss Records are pleased to announce the August 18th release of END CHRISTIAN, Energy & Strength. Featuring an all-star cast of collaborators including Christian McKenna (Hex Inverter), Richard Hoak (Brutal Truth), Gillian Dreadful (Fad Nauseam), and Vincent Rosa (Starkweather), Philadelphia's END CHRISTIAN deliver lush, dreamy electronic landscapes and experimental blackened noise mixed with darker ambient undertones of psychedelic drone.…Read more End Christian Announce New Album With Translation Loss Records + Song Premiere
Head over to Invisible Oranges where they are graciously hosting "Blacked Out", the crushing second track from 'Cold Hard Concrete'. "Most of the songs on the record have their roots in hardcore; the album as a whole feels far from one-dimensional. Whether it’s the old-school NYHC stomp of “Through Your Skull,” the feedback-drenched crawl of…Read more Premiere: Ledge at Invisible Oranges
"White Halo -- the seven-years-in-the-making third full-length from Tokyo quintet Heaven in Her Arms -- is a fierce and lush amalgamation of post-metal atmospherics, classic screamo, black metal, prog rock, and trad metal sure to trigger metalgaze haters even as it subverts and expands the boundaries of that sub-subgenre." -Shawn Macomber, Decibel Magazine Decibel Magazine…Read more FULL ALBUM STREAM: Heaven In Her Arms at Decibel Magazine
Chicago blackened hardcore punk trio MORAL VOID announce their blistering debut full-legth album entitled Deprive, due on August 11th with Translation Loss Records. Since 2012, MORAL VOID have given only a taste of their thunderously caustic sound with three 7" releases (one being a split with YOUNG AND IN THE WAY). For their debut full-length, Deprive delivers ten dismal…Read more MORAL VOID Announce Debut Full-length with Translation Loss + DECIBEL Premiere!
Invisible Oranges are kindly streaming "Black Walks Eternal", track two from STATIQBLOOM's already head-turning debut full-length, Blue Moon Blood. "After pulling shifts in Batillus, Tombs, and Jarboe’s live band, Kainer’s developed an ear for balancing bleak heaviness with a pleasant hypnotic sensibility." -Joseph Schafer Read More: Statiqbloom – “Black Walks Eternal” (Song Premiere)