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NEQUIENT: Chicago Metallic Hardcore Outfit Joins Labelmates Oxx On Tour This Week; New Album Planned For 2020 – Earsplit Compound

[photo by Nicolas Côté] This week, Chicago-based metallic hardcore outfit NEQUIENT embarks on a run of dates with Nefarious Industries labelmates Oxx, who is currently out on a month-long US tour. Beginning this Friday, October 18th, NEQUIENT will align with their brothers for a … Continue reading

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CINEMA CINEMA: CCXMD – Aural Aggravation

CINEMA CINEMA are following their creative urges and aren’t dictated by any perception of fan demands or dictates: they do what they do because they’re driven to do it, and certainly not because of any label or trend. And this is why CINEMA CINEMA are such an essential band, and why they’ll endure. They don’t give a fuck about what you’re into. They do their own thing. And that is art.” – Aural Aggravation


BLACKTHORNE: Decibel Magazine Premieres “Fiending For The Anxious” Video By Twin Cities Metal Quintet; Self-Titled LP Nears Release Through Nefarious Industries – Earsplit Compound

[photos by Bronson Karaff] Decibel Magazine is hosting the public premiere of Twin Cities-based metal quintet BLACKTHORNE’s new video for “Fiending For The Anxious.” The track comes from the band’s incoming self-titled LP, nearing release in late October through a collective … Continue reading

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EL DRUGSTORE: New Jersey Technical/Instrumental Trio To Release The Golden Age Of Bad Ideas Through Nefarious Industries In November; Trailer Posted – Earsplit Compound

[photo by Alex Jackson] New Jersey’s EL DRUGSTORE breaks a six-year gap of silence with The Golden Age Of Bad Ideas, a brand new studio full-length recording of the band’s dexterous, twisted, technical, instrumental metal melee. With the album now confirmed for November … Continue reading

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Premiere: Explore LAVISHER’s Intense Newest Immersive Rock Track Exclusively Right Here – Captured Howls

“The Chicago band LAVISHER sound memorably confident on their upcoming debut album Drastic Shadows, which packs the group diving into intense waves of sound with the readily apparent guiding hand of musicians who know their craft. Their intense but simultaneously accessible rock music captures an experience of turning tension into a near irresistible drive forward. Right away on standout track “Garment,” the band’s earnest, emotionally honest music and lyricism gets stuck in your head and stays there.” – Captured Howls

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LAVISHER: “Garment” By Chicago Alt-Rock Band Streaming At Captured Howls; Debut Album, Drastic Shadows, Sees Release Next Week Via Nefarious Industries – Earsplit Compound

[photo by Myles Arwine] Next week, Nefarious Industries will release Drastic Shadows, the debut full-length from Chicago alt-rock band LAVISHER. As the album’s public unveiling approaches, Captured Howls is now hosting the advance stream of the new single “Garment.” LAVISHER’s debut full-length, Drastic … Continue reading


BEDTIMEMAGIC: New Noise Debuts “Long Kiss Goodnight” Lyric Video; Andrew Schneider-Produced Pillow Talk LP By Boston Bass And Drum Duo Nears Nefarious Industries Release – Earsplit Compound

[photo by Ándrea Pentabona] New Noise Magazine is hosting the debut of “Long Kiss Goodnight” from Boston-based bass and drum duo BEDTIME MAGIC. Delivered in the form of a lyric video, the track is the lead single from the band’s Andrew … Continue reading