Posts Tagged “Damn Thing”

Fan-filmed video footage of GOJIRA‘s August 31 performance at A38 in Budapest, Hungary can be seen below.

GOJIRA‘s fifth album, “L’Enfant Sauvage”, sold almost 11,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 34 on The Billboard 200 chart. The band’s previous CD, “The Way Of All Flesh”, opened with 4,200 units back in 2008 to land at No. 138.

“L’Enfant Sauvage” entered the official chart in France at position No. 7 (No. 17 on the digital chart).

“L’Enfant Sauvage” (which translates to “The Wild Child”) features 11 tracks of mind-bending, thunderous metal. The CD was recorded at Spin Recording Studios in Long Island City, New York with co-producer Josh Wilbur (LAMB OF GOD).

In a March 2013 interview with Loudwire, GOJIRA guitarist/vocalist Joseph Duplantier stated about “L’Enfant Sauvage”‘s success: “We just give our best all the time to be available for our music and I don’t even know where it comes from. I guess the music is good and people dig it — there’s a balance in the music, there’s not too much aggression so if you’re a metal fan, you’ll get your fix, but still you will have some other moments and a door open for more people to appreciate our music.”

He continued: “When I listen to my record, I’m like, ‘Fuck, this should be better, this should be like this or that,’ and then I see all these good comments about the album and I’m just, like, ‘Wow, this is awesome.’ But I have no idea what [fans] experience when they listen to the record. We’re too close to the damn thing.”


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Children Of Bodom return with ‘Halo Of Blood’ in June


We brought you the lyric video last week, and now we have the whole damn thing. Children Of Bodom have unleashed brand new video Transference, and we’re giving it its proper official premiere!

Get widdly below:

The song is taken from the Finns’ new album, Halo Of Blood, out June 10 via Nuclear Blast.

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Disgracefully heavy UK hardcore crew Brotherhood Of The Lake release new album Desperation Is The English Way Vol 2 on March 18 via Thirty Days Of Night, but we’re streaming the whole damn thing right here, right god damn now.

Check it out below, and don’t blame us if you lose a couple of limbs or a head losing your shit in process..

Download Grief Ritual here

Desperation Is The English Way Vol.2 Track listing

1. Untie The Tempest
2. Grief Ritual (Ft. Jamie Burne/ Bastions)
3. To Stop Breathing
4. Live In Fear Of Everything
5. Black Gates
6. Torment
7. Live In Fear Of Nothing
8. The English Way

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Yayla is a deep, dark black metal experience created by multi-instrumentalist/composer/filmmaker Emir Togrul. His new album, “Nihaihayat,” is set for a January 21st release through Montreal-based Merdumgiriz Records. In what will surely be considered a high water mark for Turkish Black Metal, “Nihaihayat” is a five-track, 51-minute experience which was recorded, mixed and mastered by Cristobal Urbina and Emir Togrul from September through December.

Adding yet another personal element from Togrul, each “Nihaihayat” CD is handmade; Emir sprays the discs, cuts and inserts the prints for the jewel case and jacket, and pretty much makes the whole damn thing from scratch. Unsurprisingly, the Yayla shirts are hand-painted by him as well. Togrul is also co-owner of Merdumgiriz. Check out the tracklisting and cover art below, along with a stream of “Immortalizing the Nine” – a track also posted on Blistering webzine.

Integumental Grasp
Through the Sigil of Hate
Immortalizing the Nine
Disguises of Evil
In Senility


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Sparzanza: Swedish groove machines

Swedish groove metallers Sparzanza release new album Death Is Certain, Life Is Not on October 29 via Black Cult, and we have the whole damn thing, in full, right here. Oh yes.


Sparzanza play the following UK dates:

30 Oct The Roadhouse, Manchester
31 Oct The Purple Turtle, Camden
1 Nov The Asylum, Birmingham
2 Nov The Globe, Cardiff

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The Amity Affliction: Best call Ghostbusters, lads

Aussie post-hardcore starlets The Amity Affliction have released their new album Chasing Ghosts via Roadrunner this week – and we’re streaming the whole damn thing! You ‘eard.

Cast your ears below for Chasing Ghosts in full. Sa-weeet.

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Talk around rival bands Mushroomhead and Slipknot touring together is heating up. During a Q&A on a recent show of “An Evening with Corey Taylor,” Corey was asked about the possibility of doing a tour with Mushroomhead, surprisingly Taylor answered with a “maybe” bringing some boos until he explained:

“My problem has never been with that band, at the time my problem was with his fans. The first time we played Cleveland fans came down, did not say shit and his f…ans down and threw stones against us. They beat Paul in the face with a padlock the size of my fist; This while we were on stage. When we finished playing, we took all our shit and went to the hearing. There were plenty of them, but we were all nine of us, was Machine Head and all our friends for a group called Amen. – Say you just take care of the damn thing right there. “

Corey explained on the proposed tour with Mushroomhead:

“I would welcome. I love to do something well, you know. Especially now. I think it would be nice to ride something together and see that shit happens. Slipknot, Mushroomhead, GWAR and Mudvayne’s cursed. Because if one thing I learned is that do not cling to a stupid shit, let it go. “

On the other hand, Mushroomhead has also seen the good side of this, published in their official Facebook message:

“Jeffrey Nothing (vocals) … Honestly, I think Paul would have wanted this to happen and JJ (John Sekula, guitarist Mushroomhead who died in October 2010) as well. Seriously, let’s do this ‘thing’ becomes a reality, join the group!”

As a sign that the bands’ relationship is on the mend, a show has been announced featuring members from both bands and their side projects. Here are the details:

Tuesday, April 17th Peabody’s in Cleveland, OH

#0 Sid Wilson from Slipknot DJ Set
Stitch From Mushroomhead DJ Set
Nothing (Jerrfy Nothing’s side project; first Show in North America)
Tenafly Viper (Waylon’s Side Project)

Fans are showing their support for the bands coming together to tour via a Facebook page dedicated to the cause. Slipknot’s manager reportedly contacted the Mushroomhead camp and said if they can get enough likes on the facebook page, the tour would be a go.

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Norwegian act Den Saakaldte recently announced its split with Pulverised Records. The band has now revealed it has moved to Agonia Records by issuing the following statement:

“Many dramatic changes occured during the last one year in Den Saakaldte’s reality. When Niklas decided no longer to continue with the band, many things passed from our minds…even just dropping the whole damn thing off.

“After the band discussing and coming to the conclusion that all the members wanted Den Saakaldte to continue being active as a way of artistic expression but also as in a lifestyle attitude for us, we decided that certain things had to be put down and start all over again.

“Agonia Records that has been following our ways and sharing our ideas on how things should be, gave us the opportunity to built the foundations for Kapittel II:Faen I Helvete on solid ground. Filip showed to us with quite devotion, the how much he wanted the band in Agonia Records’ roster.

“We are looking forward to start with the recordings and we are even more excited to hear soundscapes, having now Mr Hægeland as frontman. The future looks dark …and quite much pissed off.”

Additional details on the upcoming album “Kapittel II:Faen I Helvete” will be announced as they are made available.

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Fleshgore – Devoured By Helminthes

Amon Amarth – Down the Slopes of Death (Would have vikings conquered the world if they had Amon Amarth playing in the background? I believe they would have.)

Blitzkrieg – Saviour

Agalloch – Our Fortress Is Burning III

Napalm Death – Rabid Wolves (For Christ) (Why for Christ? I need to read these lyrics…)

Tankard – We’re Coming Back (Awesome song, which got me into the fantastic punk band Cocksparrer!)

Obituary – Drop Dead (Kind of a weak album, song is much of the same.)

Dreamtale – The Dawn (This feels like a song to a dramatic point in a Escape From New York.)

AC/DC – Big Gun (One of the best AC/DC songs ever and hardly anyone knows about the damn thing!)

Arthemis – Touch the Sky (The album has a hot chick on the front…even if she is animated.)

Rush – Subdivisions

Auberon – Infinite Beauty

Royal Hunt – Stranded

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