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EL DRUGSTORE: MetalSucks Drops Single From NJ Instrumental/Prog Mutants’ Debut Full-Length – Earsplit Compound

As New Jersey’s mutant trio of the progressive metal scene, EL DRUGSTORE, prepares to sail their Plague Ship debut full-length, the first bait traps have been set with the release of the album’s maiden single. Now streaming at MetalSucks, the … Continue reading

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MetalSucks – Exclusive Premiere: El Drugstore’s Post-EOTW Madness

“[EL DRUGSTORE] pumps sideways instru-metal that’s confrontational like Don Caballero and forceful like Mastodon — and sometimes deft like Mahavishnu Orchestra and gritty like Botch. In places Plague Ship soundtracks a cyclone carnival ride, all dizzying tempos and blurring sights, and follows riders as they disembark to stagger down the midway, dodge fest-goers and barfpiles, then come to a stop facedown behind the toilets. It’s wild! Check out our exclusive track ‘The Natives Are Getting Useless,’ which mimics the stream-of-consciousness sketch show weirdness of Mr. Show: one punchline acts as set up for the next and riffs aren’t exhausted so much as rent in half and stomped on.” – MetalSucks

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BANGLADEAFY: Nutbag NYC Duo Opens The Briefcase; New EP Out Now And Streaming At Decibel – Earsplit Compound

The Briefcase, the freshly opened pleasure pack from fully unchained and possibly somewhat insane prog/metal/punk dueling whackos BANGLADEAFY, is out this week via Nefarious Industries. Generally instrumental, all chaotic, BANGLADEAFY’s output is powered mostly by fingerbanging bass riffery and earthmoving … Continue reading

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MetalSucks – Exclusive Track Premiere: BANGLADEAFY’s “Elixir”

“BANGLADEAFY is one of the most original, and straight-up weird (we mean that as a compliment) acts we’ve heard in quite some time. Which is why we’re proud to debut “Elixir” an instrumental jam from their new EP, The Briefcase. … Continue reading

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BANGLADEAFY Issues A Dose Of “Elixir” From Inside The Briefcase At MetalSucks – Earsplit Compound

As NYC’s intrepid duo BANGLADEAFY prepares to release their newest EP, The Briefcase, today the first official auditory lashing from of tech/insanity has been busted out of the box. Boasting bass riffery and percussion as jagged and technical as it … Continue reading

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arbogast: Chicago Trio Prepares To Tour The Northeast US Next Week – Earsplit Compound

Chicago’s rampant trio arbogast is preparing for an upcoming East Coast run of tour dates in support of their diverse debut full-length, I, recently released by Nefarious Industries. A hometown show on April 1st begins the trek, followed by shows … Continue reading

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arbogast: Genre-Mangling Chicago Trio Prepares For Live Actions

Chicago-based arbogast’s off-kilter but seamless hybrid of extreme musical styles infiltrated the media at the turn of the year by way of a crushing debut album, simply entitled I. The trio’s slamming hooks and percussion are also fueled by sturdy … Continue reading

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EAST OF THE WALL Announces April East Coast/Midwest Tour; Deluxe LP Reissue Of Debut Album Slated – Earsplit Compound

Tech/prog metal squad EAST OF THE WALL this week transmits the details for their upcoming stateside April tour. Beginning with a home state kickoff show on April 12th, the tour will hit eleven cities across the East Coast and Midwestern … Continue reading

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MetalSucks reviews ‘I’

“A band with a black metal-y name that sounds like early Refused with a shot of sludge — That describes this Chicago trio on their debut LP.” – MetalSucks

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