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- Lifeforms – Multidimensional
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- Earsplit PR and ThisIsNotAScene Team Up to Offer The Latest Release From Thinning The Herd, "Freedom From The Known"
- Sound Of Contact Offer Video Teaser For Upcoming Album "Dimensionaut" & First Single 'Not Coming down'
- Journey, Whitesnake and Thunder UK Tour
- Viral Propaganda PR and ThisIsNotAScene Team to Stream the latest Album from Scarred
- Earsplit PR Teams With ThisIsNotAScene To Stream The Debut Album From In The Silence, A Fair Dream Gone Mad
- Slayer's Jeff Hanneman Passes Away
- Record Label Launch - Cruel Nature Records
- World Premier of ‘Trakthor’, from Zolle's Self Titled Release
- Clutch To Return To The UK In July
- Earsplit PR & ThisIsNotAScene Team Up To Stream The Latest Album From The Unclean, "The Eagle"
- Coilguns Announce UK Tour Dates & Release 'Commuters' Studio Report Part 2
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Black Breath Archive
Posted on January 23, 2013 | 6 CommentsSouthern California three-piece Nails are another act lucky enough to find themselves signed to the excellent Southern Lord label. Having re-released their debut the band are now working on their first for the label, but in the meanwhile we have “Obscene Humanity”, available on mp3...
Posted on January 19, 2013 | 1 CommentAfter two demos and an eponymous EP behind them, South West grindcore trio Human Cull have set about releasing their debut album. Formerly known as Gran Toucher and suffering from a lot of line up changes in the past, this first effort see a settled...
Posted on October 8, 2012 | No CommentsThe general consensus is that there’s a lot of good metal coming out of France at the moment, so I was excited to find that Dead Cowboy’s Sluts hail from there. It’s hard however to warm to them initially. Firstly, there’s that name. Is it...
Posted on September 2, 2012 | No CommentsDripback are one of the UK hardcore/metal scene’s most brutal and vicious newcomers, hailing from London and rising from (and inhaling) the ashes of Ted Maul, Labrat, and Rivers Freshneys the band takes elements of Hardcore, Death and Grind and has molded them into a...
Posted on August 11, 2012 | No CommentsSouthern Lord seems to have a non-stop conveyor belt of amazing noise coming out of their camp. The latest outfit in this long line to cross my desk is Milwaukee hardcore/crust punk crossover band Enabler. Their latest album “All Hail The Void” is their strongest...
Posted on June 24, 2012 | No CommentsThe crushing Southern Lord label tour featuring ENABLER, BURNING LOVE, MARTYRDÖD and BLACK BREATH kicked off in Seattle, with special guest headliners for the evening, POISON IDEA! In celebration the kickoff of this incredible tour, today Cvlt Nation is hosting a crushing Southern Lord label...
Posted on June 14, 2012 | No CommentsThisIsNotAScene‘s Dewie was rather impressed by the latest offering, “Paranoia,” from Swedish crust punk stalwarts Martyrdöd, so much so he put a few questions to the guitarist Micke Kjellman. They talked about the album, the focus of the lyrics, then band’s sound, their new label...
Posted on May 31, 2012 | No CommentsSOUND & FURY FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FULL LINEUP AND PRE-SHOW PARTY IN SANTA BARBARA, CA A Dozen More Bands Announced, Over 55 Bands Confirmed for Festival This July Sound & Fury Festival is back in it’s 7th and biggest year yet, once again taking place at...
Posted on April 12, 2012 | No CommentsSweden’s Wolfbrigade have been kicking around since 1995, starting out under the name Wolfpack and changing their name around the turn of the century before splitting in 2004. The band returned to action in 2007, releasing two albums in quick succession. Their first album in...
Posted on April 11, 2012 | No CommentsWhat a lot of people don’t usually get is that there is a difference between being heavy and being extreme. For example, Black Sabbath are heavy but aren’t really extreme by today’s standards. But a band like, say, Megadeth are more extreme in style but...
Posted on February 28, 2012 | No CommentsBlack Breath has announced a full set of European tour dates in support of “Sentenced To Life,” with main support on the tour coming from Tormented, Victims and Christian Mistress: 29th March – Rotterdam, Baroeg w/ Tormented, Victims 30th March – Antwerp, Trix w/ Tormented,...
Posted on February 12, 2012 | No CommentsSeattle death brigade Black Breath are preparing to unleash their new LP, “Sentenced To Life,” which is set to drop on March 27th via Southern Lord. With 10 tracks in under 33 minutes, “Sentenced To Life” contains the most demoralizing yet energizing d-beat injected death metal...
Posted on January 7, 2012 | No CommentsSeattle’s barbaric wrecking crew Black Breath have completed their second LP and are preparing to fire it point blank into the public’s face this March. The forthcoming new platter, dubbed “Sentenced to Life,” is the highly-anticipated follow-up to the band’s raging 2010 debut album, “Heavy Breathing,”...
Posted on June 30, 2011 | No CommentsCo-authored by Mark Wrigley. Back in October 1990 The Clash Of The Titans Tour hit the UK. It was a lineup heavier than a herd of concrete cows encased in lead. Slayer, Megadeth, Testament and Suicidal Tendencies were the four bands making grown men seriously...
Posted on May 7, 2011 | 1 CommentThe Sonisphere 2011 line-up is completed with Sonic Boom Six to headline Red Bull Stage on sunday, whilst The Defiled & Black Spiders fill the Jagermeister stage headline slots, plus many many more acts announced.
Posted on March 23, 2011 | No CommentsDarkness From SUMMON THE CROWS And WINTER Due Via Southern Lord In April
Posted on February 16, 2011 | No CommentsNorthwestern metallic hardcore assassins BLACK BREATH have announced an upcoming rash of live attacks in North America for the coming months