Pallbearer Premiere First Music Video, UK Dates Kick Off Next Week


(photo by Diana Lee Zadlo)

Little Rock, AR doomsters Pallbearer have kicked off their European tour this week, and will hit the UK for four dates beginning at Temples Festival on May 31st.

The band follow their recent successful run with YOB with a series of headline gigs, with London’s sludgers Bast providing main support at the club shows.

Pallbearer have also released their first ever official music video, for the track Watcher In The Dark, taken from their last full-length, Foundations Of Burden. Check it out now:

UK dates:

May-31 – Bristol, UK @ Temples Festival
June-1 – Glasgow, UK @ Broadcast
June-2 – Birmingham, UK @ The Oobleck
June-3 – London, UK @ 100 Club

Now Streaming: Oren Ambarchi / Massimo Pupillo ‘Subsound Split Series # 4’


We continue our stream of Subsound Records’ ‘Subsound Split Series’ this week with volume 4, featuring the heavyweight team-up of Oren Ambarchi and Zu’s Massimo Pupillo.

Recorded November 28th, 2009 at O’, Milano, Italy, the duo of Ambarchi (guitar, drums) and Pupillo (bass) were joined by special guest Crys Cole on contact mics, objects and no-input mixing board for the two-part Frizione.

Hear it now here for a week:

The LP is available to order now from the Subsound Records store here:

Now Streaming: Mombu / Oddateee ‘Subsound Split Series # 3’


The third entry in Subsound Records’ ‘Subsound Split Series’ of limited edition vinyl finds Italian duo Mombu sharing a 12” with New York’s Oddateee –  and you can hear the whole LP on this week.

Featuring Luca T. Mai [baritone sax, also of Zu] and Antonio Zitarelli [drums, also of Neo], Mombu have pioneered a whole new genre – afro-grind – and here they team up with Bronx’s hip-hop experimentalist Oddateee for a side apiece.

Listen to the Mombu/Oddateee split now:

The LP is available to order now from the Subsound Records store here:

Chelsea Wolfe Reveals New Album details, streams first single

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Chelsea Wolfe has revealed the details of her fourth full-length album, Abyss, due for release this August via Sargent House.

The follow-up to 2013’s Pain Is Beauty, Abyss continues Wolfe’s ongoing collaboration with multi-instrumentalist and co-writer Ben Chisholm and drummer Dylan Fujioka, with Ezra Buchla on viola and Mike Sullivan of Russian Circles contributing guitar. The album was recorded with John Congleton.

“Abyss is meant to have the feeling of when you’re dreaming, and you briefly wake up,” commented Wolfe, “but then fall back asleep into the same dream, diving quickly into your own subconscious.”

Abyss is out 7th August via Sargent House. Check out the first single Iron Moon now:

The tracklisting is as follows:

1. Carrion Flowers
2. Iron Moon
3. Dragged Out
4. Maw
5. Grey Days
6. After the Fall
7. Crazy Love
8. Simple Death
9. Survive
10. Color of Blood
11. The Abyss

Video premiere: Zu ‘Cortar Todo’


Avant-rock power trio Zu have shared a brand new video for Cortar Todo, the title track from their latest full-length.

The video, by Giacomo Cesari, is the second to be taken from the album, released in March via Ipecac.

Watch out the video for Cortar Todo now:

Check out the brand new interview with Zu in Rock-A-Rolla issue 54, available to order here:

Fennesz, Ricardo Donoso and more headed for Denovali Festival this May


Denovali Festival returns to London this May, with Fennesz, Jon Hassell, Ricardo Donoso and more set to perform over two days at the UK edition of the festival.

Curated by Germany’s Denovali Records, this year’s festival will take place at Cafe Oto (May 22nd) and St John At Hackney (May 23rd). See above for the full line-up.

Tickets are on sale now at

Faith No More to release deluxe editions of The Real Thing and Angel Dust in June


With Sol Invictus, Faith No More’s first new album in nearly 20 years, due on May 18th, Rhino Records have announced they will release deluxe editions of the band’s seminal albums, The Real Thing and Angel Dust, in June.

The band’s breakthrough third album The Real Thing, released in 1989, and the first with Mike Patton on vocals, and 1992’s groundbreaking Angel Dust, will each come as a two-disc CD set including the original album and a second disc of rarities. Both will be available on June 8th.

The albums will also be released on double-LP, 180gm heavyweight black vinyl, featuring a selection of bonus tracks, in August.

As previously announced, Faith No More will perform a series of shows in the UK in June, including Download Festival (13th), O2 Academy, Glasgow (14th) and Roundhouse, London (17th and 18th).

The full tracklisting for the CD editions is as follows:


Disc One: Original Album
“From Out Of Nowhere”
“Falling To Pieces”
“Surprise You’re Dead”
“Zombie Eaters”
“The Real Thing”
“Underwater Love”
“The Morning After”
“Woodpecker From Mars”
“War Pigs”
“Edge Of The World”

Disc Two: Bonus Disc
1. Sweet Emotion (Taken from Kerrang! Flexible Fiend)
2. Epic (Radio Remix Edit) (Taken from the ‘Epic’ Promotional CD single)
3. Falling To Pieces (Matt Wallace Remix) (Taken from the ‘Falling To Pieces’ 12” single)
4. Cowboy Song (B-side) (Taken from the b-side of ‘From Out Of Nowhere’ single)
5. The Grade (B-side) (Taken from the b-side of ‘From Out Of Nowhere’ 12” single)
6. From Out Of Nowhere (Extended Remix) (Taken from the ‘From Out Of Nowhere’ 12” single)
7. War Pigs (Live Berlin 11.9.1989) (Taken from the b-side of ‘Epic’ 12” single)
8. Surprise You’re Dead (Live Sheffield) (Taken from the b-side of ‘Epic’ 12” single)
9. Chinese Arithmetic (Live Sheffield) (Taken from the b-side of ‘Epic’ 12” single)
10. Underwater Love (Live at Brixton Academy, London 28 April 1990) (Taken from the b-side of ‘Falling To Pieces’ 12” single)
11. As The Worms Turns (Live at Brixton Academy, London 28 April 1990) (Taken from the video for “You Fat B**tards”)


Disc One: Original Album
“Land Of Sunshine”
“Midlife Crisis”
“Smaller And Smaller”
“Everything’s Ruined”
“Be Aggressive”
“A Small Victory”
“Crack Hitler”
“Midnight Cowboy”

Disc Two: Bonus Disc
1. Easy (Cooler Version) (Lionel Ritchie) (Taken from the ‘I’m Easy’ CD single)
2. Das Schutzenfest (German version) (Taken from the ‘I’m Easy’ CD single)
3. As The Worm Turns (Mike Patton vocal / Japan bonus track) (Taken from the Japanese edition of “Angel Dust”)
4. Let’s Lynch The Landlord (B-Side) (Jello Biafra) (Taken from the ‘A Small Victory’ single)
5. Midlife Crisis (The Scream Mix) Remixed by Matt Wallace (Taken from the bonus 12” included with “Angel Dust” LP)
6. A Small Victory (R-Evolution 23 (Full Moon) Mix) (Taken from the ‘A Small Victory’ 12” single)
7. Easy (Live Munich 9th November 1992) ((Lionel Ritchie) (Taken from the ‘I’m Easy’ CD single)
8. Be Aggressive (Live Munich 9th November 1992)  (Taken from the b-side of ‘I’m Easy’ CD single)
9. Kindergarten (Live Munich 9th November 1992) (Taken from the b-side of ‘I’m Easy’ CD single)
10. A Small Victory (Live Munich 9th November 1992) (Taken from the b-side of ‘I’m Easy’ CD single)]
11. Mark Bowen (Live Munich 9th November 1992) (Taken from the b-side of ‘I’m Easy’ CD single)
12. We Care A Lot (Live Munich 9th November 1992) (Taken from the b-side of ‘I’m Easy’ CD single)
13. Midlife Crisis (Live Dekalb, Ill. 20th September 1992) (Taken from the b-side of ‘Everything’s Ruined’ CD single)
14. Land Of Sunshine (Live Dekalb, Ill. 20th September 1992) (Taken from the b-side of ‘Everything’s Ruined’ CD single)
15. Edge of The World (Live St. Louis 18th September 1992) (Taken from the b-side of ‘Everything’s Ruined’ CD single)
16. R.V. (Live Dekalb, Ill. 20th September 1992) (Taken from the b-side of ‘Everything’s Ruined’ CD single)
17. The World Is Yours (Outtake from Angel Dust sessions) (Taken from the album “Who Cares A Lot? The Greatest Hits)

Prurient reveals new track ‘Greenpoint’

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NYC noise heavy-hitter Prurient, aka Dominick Fernow, has premiered a brand new track, Greenpoint.

The track is taken from Prurient’s forthcoming double LP, Frozen Niagara Falls, his first full-length since 2011′s Bermuda Drain. Featuring 16 tracks over 90 minutes, the album marks Fernow’s most ambitious project to date.

Frozen Niagara Falls is available May 18th via Profound Lore. Listen To ‘Greenpoint’ now:

Frozen Niagara Falls track listing:

1. Myth Of Building Bridges
2. Dragonflies To Sew You Up
3. A Sorrow With A Braid
4. Every Relationship Earthrise
5. Traditional Snowfall
6. Jester In Agony
7. Poinsettia Pills
8. Shoulders Of Summerstones
9. Wildflowers (Long Hair With Stocking Cap)
10. Greenpoint
11. Lives Torn Apart (NYC)
12. Frozen Niagara Falls (Portion One)
13. Cocaine Daughter
14. Falling Mask
15. Frozen Niagara Falls (Portion Two)
16. Christ Among The Broken Glass

High On Fire to release new album in June


Oakland metal titans High On Fire will release their seventh studio album, Luminiferous, this June.

The LP follows 2012’s De Vermis Mysteriis and was recorded at Salem, Massachusetts’ GodCity Studios with Kurt Ballou.

“We’re doing our part to expose The Elite and the fingers they have in religion, media, governments and financial world downfall and their relationship to all of our extraterrestrial connections in the race to control this world,” commented frontman Matt Pike. “Wake up, it’s happening. All while we stare at a socially engineered lie we think of as normalcy. Unless we wake from the dream, there will come true doom.”

Luminiferous hits the stores on June 22nd via Century Media. The full track listing is as follows:

1.The Black Plot
3.The Sunless Years
4. Slave the Hive
5. The Falconist
6. Dark Side of the Compass
7. The Cave
8. Luminiferous

Faith No More Announce June UK Shows

Dustin Rabin Photography, Faith No More, FNM, Dustin Rabin

Faith No More have announced a pair of UK dates in June, following their appearance at Download Festival on the 13th.

The band are now also set to play Glasgow Academy on June 14th and London’s famous Roundhouse on June 17th.

Ticket pre-sale starts on Wednesday 15th April at 10am, with general on sale Friday 17th April at 10am.

In addition, the band will return to the legendary BBC Maida Vale studios for the first time in two decades to record a live session for Daniel P Carter’s Radio 1 Rock Show.

Faith No More recently released a brand new single ‘Superhero’, taken from their forthcoming comeback studio album Sol Invictus, feauturing a remix by Einstürzende Neubauten’s Alexander Hacke.  Sol Invictus hits the stores on May 18th through their own Reclamation/Ipecac Recordings.