STREAM: 90's Aternative Rock and Noise from NOID July 29, 2019

Noid is a project based out of Brazil that plays a super 90's amalgam of alternative rock, grunge, noise, and post-hardcore. Think Alice In Chains mixed with Bleach-era Nirvana and Helmet. Chunky riffs, rumbling bass, and psychodelic guitars join with Staley-esque vocals for an experience that takes...

STREAM: Raw Black Metal from TEMPLE OF ABRAXAS July 26, 2019

Temple Of Abraxasis a raw black metal crew with a new album,TemplesForlorn, out now viaForbidden Records. Think 2nd wave classics like Mayhem and Darkthrone mixed with some early Lord Mantis. Listen to the album below. SUBSCRIBE to our Trench Talk Podcast on iTunes, Castbox, YouTube, and BitChute...

STREAM: Dark Experimental Music from CATAFALQUE July 26, 2019

Catafalque is an experimental duo that creates dark and ominous drone. It's acollaboration between Thomas Ozers (The Dead Yesterdays) and Dan Dolby (bassist in Mastiff) "born out their shared attraction to all things noise, drone and metal." These two boil pure dread down to its most basic component...

FRESH TRACKS: "The Cosmic Winds" AERITH (Ft. RYAN KNIGHT) July 25, 2019

Check out this wicked melodeath track from Aerith. The band features Ken Bedene from ABORTED and this particular track inludes a guest appearance from The Black Dahlia Murder's Ryan Knight. Buy the EP HERE. Also listen to our interview with vocalist Aaron Green on YouTube, iTunes, or Castbox. SUB...

LYRIC VIDEO: Melodeath from AERITH feat. Ryan Knight (TBDM) July 25, 2019

Listen to the new track from melodic death metal band featuring Ken Bedene (Aborted), Aaron Green, and a guest appearance from Ryan Knight (The Black Dahlia Murder). Also check out our interview HERE. SUBSCRIBE to our Trench Talk Podcast on iTunes, Castbox, YouTube, and BitChute.You can also like...

STREAM: Chilean Post Metal from ANTAR July 25, 2019

Antar is a post metal band based out of Chile. Their latest 4 track EP Dronita is an eclectic collection of sonic soundscapes ranging from blissfully cathartic to downright explosive. Mixing typical metal instrumentation with dreamlike, 70's-esque keyboards, it makes for an interesting experience th...

STREAM: High Octane Crust from Portland's PHANTOM HYMN July 24, 2019

Another promising band from my own local Portland, Oregon. This is Phantom Hymn with some seriously energetic crust to get you moving. D-beat-worshipping, foot-tapping, head-banging music for some sweaty, underground venue. If these guys don't play in some BO-smelling concrete slab sans stage, they'...

STREAM: Soothing Summer Post Black/Doomgaze from LANAYAH July 23, 2019

Lanayah is a post metal/doomgaze crew based out of Santa Barbara, CA. With elements of drone, post-rock and folk fused with distant, tortured vocals; their new album Forever In May fits right in alongside groups like Deafheaven and Bosse-de-Nage. And despite still being plenty heavy, there's a very ...

STREAM: Thrash/Speed Metal from Serbia's KOBOLD July 23, 2019

Kobold is a band I believe that we have shared before on metal trenches. They are an over-the-top speed and thrash metal band worshiping the old style and based out of Serbia. Aside from the injection of some surprising death metal vocals here and there, this is an album that time forgot. Ripping gu...

STREAM: Dark Oppressive Hardcore from THE LOWEST July 23, 2019

The Lowest is a band based out of Warsaw, Poland that plasy a mixture of hardcore,metal, punk and sludge. In describing their new album C U L T, the band says it's "a hybrid of heavy, gloomy hardcore riffscombined with catchy melodies and punk energy. 10 track concept albumwith lyrics touching diffe...

FRESH TRACKS: Grindcore from WARDOMIZED July 22, 2019

Wardomized is a Belfast, UK grindcore band recommended to fans ofNapalm Death, Sepultura, and Extreme Noise Terror. Theirnewest album ...A Heated Exchange, is coming this summer. In the meantime, you can listen to "Organ Exploit" below. SUBSCRIBE to our Trench Talk Podcast on iTunes, Castbox, You...

FRESH TRACKS: "3456" from Irish Mathcore Band ILENKUS July 22, 2019

Always excited to see an underground band I reviewed previously come out with new material. Irish hardcore/mathcore band Ilenkus is a one I last praised in back in 2016 for the excellent EP Hunger, a release I went so far as to name one of the best of that year. Now they return with a new single cry...

STREAM: Japanese ? From GEZAN July 22, 2019

Gezan is a Japanese band that, true to the region, plays a bizarre hodgepodge of anything and everything. I actually forgot how I came across this...probably Chris. You weird f#$ker. Anyways, if you like off-the-wall stuff like early Sigh, you'll want to add this to your collection of albums that yo...

FRESH TRACKS: "Eventide" from WRVTH July 19, 2019

WRVTH's self-titled album was an incredible collision of jazzy post metal and progressive with mathcore and death metal, and easily one of the finest albums of 2015. Think a proggier version of The Number Twelve Looks Like You mixed with Warforged. And it is with great pleasure that I can announce a...

STREAM: New EP from REBEL WIZARD July 19, 2019

I'm a big fan of Rebel Wizard. If you want the riffs, energy, and nostalgia of heavy metal, but with the raw, visceral ethic of black metal, you can do no better. Never resting and hot on the heels of several other releases, the purveyer of "negative wizard music" is back with a 3 song EP titled Har...

MUSIC VIDEO: "Ruin The Smile" THE NUMBER 12 LOOKS LIKE YOU July 19, 2019

One of the finest (and most underrated) mathcore groups of all time The Number Twelve Looks Like You returns with Wild Gods September 20th (big day...same release as As I Lay Dying) via Overlord Music. Watch the music video for "Ruin The Smile" below. SUBSCRIBE to our Trench Talk Podcast on iTune...

STREAM: Stoner Rock/Doom from HAMMERHANDS July 19, 2019

"Sitting somewhere between the crushing heaviness of doom, the desert groove of stoner rock and the bleak and unruly fuzz-drenched strut of noise-rock, the Hammerhands new album Model Citizen is perilously unrelenting...Traversing a range of tonalities, tempos, and raw soundscapes, it's easy to draw...

STREAM: Post-Metal from Chicago's TANJIIR July 19, 2019

Tanjiir is an instrumental post-metal project based out of Chicago.Founded in 2015, the group draws a wide range of influences from Post Rock (This Will Destroy You, Explosions in the Sky) to the new wave of Progressive Metal (The Contortionist, Tesseract) "to produce a dynamic blend of music that t...

STREAM: Extreme Metal from Hungary's NEEDLESS July 18, 2019

"We want to deliver the highest octane of traditional extreme music for extreme people. If someone digs the infernal and raw energy of the Hungarian Tormentor, than here is the best chance to add a new act - yet in many ways similar hungarian madness - to the playlist which comes from the fields of ...

STREAM: Blackened Death Metal from I, APOKALYPSE July 17, 2019

"New signature I, APOKALYPSE delivers stunning black death metal played at high speed velocity that will take the scene by storm! The band is at its strongest writing memorable songs that sticks into your mind for hours and hours after consumption. Musically, the bands do sound like the perfect mix ...

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