Instigator Premiere New Single “Metal Brigade” From Upcoming New Album “Built to Defy”

Teenage thrash metal shredders Instigator premiere a new single titled “Metal Brigade”, taken from their upcoming new album “Built to Defy”, which will be out in stores May 25t via Regurgitation Records. On Friday, May 25th, the band will perform at The Hood Bar & Pizza in Palm Desert, CA for their CD release show.

Check out now “Metal Brigade” below.

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Atala Debut New Music Video For “Tabernacle Of”

Twentynine Palms, CA-based sludge/doom metal group Atala just released their upcoming full-length concept album, Labyrinth of Ashmedai, via Salt of the Earth Records. As a follow up to their most recent music video for the sludge metal anthem “Wilted Leaf”, Atala has just revealed another desert-based music video for the track “Tabernacle Of”. Watch the video below:

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POISON BLOOD: Guitar Playthrough By Jenks Miller (Horseback) Now Playing At Decibel Magazine

Newly formed black metal duo POISON BLOOD recently released their debut, self-titled EP via Relapse Records. In celebration of its release, Decibel Magazine is currently hosting a guitar play-through of the EP’s third track “Myths From The Desert” by Jenks Miller (Horseback). Watch it now at Decibel Magazine HERE. “‘Myths From The Desert’ isn’t a difficult song to […]

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POISON BLOOD: Guitar Playthrough By Jenks Miller (Horseback) Now Playing At Decibel Magazine

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My Silent Wake Gearing Up For 2017 Touring, Album

My Silent Wake will begin 2017 with a short jaunt over to the European mainland for a series of dates in Germany and The Netherlands, presented by the Desert Rose Agency. The band will be accompanied on this mini-tour by German epic doom merchants A Sickness Unto Death.

The doom-laden duo kick off in Oldenburg, stopping off at Osnabrück and Tilburg, before My Silent Wake stridse on alone for a final show in Gouda. Full details are below. My Silent Wake will also be releasing a new album in early 2017 – stay tuned for info.

13.01.17 – MTS Vinyl Store – Oldenburg (D)
14.01.17 – Dirty’n’Dancing – Osnabrück (D)
15.01.17 – Little Devil – Tilburg (NL)
15.01.17 – Studiogonz – Gouda (NL)

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“Lo Sound Desert” Documentary Release Date Announced

“Lo Sound Desert,” the video documentary about the Californian desert music scene (which gave birth to bands like Kyuss, Fu Manchu, Queens Of The Stone Age and more) will finally be released worldwide this summer on July 1st via Monoduo Films.

A decade in the making by filmmaker Jörg Steineck (Truckfighters), “Lo Sound Desert” is the definite music documentary about desert rock. The video trailer can be viewed below.

The movie provides a deep, intimate look into the Low Desert music scene’s history with never-ending jams in the middle of the desert that continues to live on with the same vitality, authenticity and resilience as two decades ago.

“Lo Sound Desert” is narrated by Josh Homme (Kyuss, Eagles of Death Metal, Queens of the Stone Age, Them Crooked Vultures), Brant Bjork (Kyuss, Fu Manchu), Mario Lalli (Fatso Jetson, Orquestra del Desierto, Ten East, The Perfect Rat) and many other from bands like Kyuss, Queens Of The Stone Age, Yawning Man, Fatso Jetson, Mondo Generator, Dali’s Llama, Hornss, Slo Burn, Unida and Fu Manchu.

Lo Sound Desert from Monoduo Films on Vimeo.

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Preview Clip For New Album “Descensus” Issued By Circa Survive

Pennsylvania’s Circa Survive posted a preview clip for the upcoming new album “Descensus.” The album is set for release on November 24, 2014 via Sumerian Records.

The track list is:

1 – Schema
2 – Child Of The Desert
3 – Always Begin
4 – Who Will Lie With Me Now
5 – Only The Sun
6 – Nesting Dolls
7 – Quiet Down
8 – Phantom
9 – Sovereign Circles
10 – Descensus

Check out the preview clip here:

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Divine Realm Posts “Neptunian Desert” Guitar Playthrough Video

Divine Realm has released a guitar playthrough video for the “Neptunian Desert” track, which was filmed by Ben Dundas Cinematography. Check it out below.

“Neptunian Desert” comes by way of the band’s “Abyssal Light” EP. You can stream or download the full release over at this location, and the track listing is as follows:

1. Stir of Ancient Tongues 01:22
2. Tempest 05:18
3. Neptunian Desert 04:24
4. Sentiments of Fear and Faith 04:16
5. Lost At Sea (Pelagic Descent) 01:07
6. Abyssal Light 04:07

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Desert Lord Releases New Album “To The Unknown”

Finnish four piece Desert Lord has released first album “To the Unknown,” which is now available on CD and digitally.

You can preview all the tracks below, or pick up a copy over at Bandcamp here. The album is also available via digital sites such as iTunes and Spotify, and the track listing is as follows:

1. Forlorn Caravan
2. Wonderland
3. Expanding Egos
4. New Dimensions
5. Manic Survivor’s Song
6. Become Aware

To the unknown by Desert Lord

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Divine Realm Offering “Abyssal Light” For Download

Instrumental outfit Divine Realm is currently offering the “Abyssal Light” EP for free download. You can stream the tracks below, or download the songs on a name-your-price basis (even free) at Bandcamp here. The track listing is as follows:

1. Stir of Ancient Tongues 01:22
2. Tempest 05:18
3. Neptunian Desert 04:24
4. Sentiments of Fear and Faith 04:16
5. Lost At Sea (Pelagic Descent) 01:07
6. Abyssal Light 04:07

Abyssal Light by Divine Realm

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Godhunter Announces New U.S. Tour Dates

Following the CD/digital release of Godhunter’s debut full-length, “City Of Dust,” today the band’s next bout of widespread touring in support of the album has been announced.

Coming through a union of The Compound and Godhunter’s own Battleground Records, “City Of Dust” is also receiving a deluxe vinyl run, which is currently being manufactured. The record will be available in 300 copies on clear 180-gram vinyl with red splatters analogous with the desert rose cover artwork, all poly-bagged with a black sleeve and full-color 12×24 lyric/liner sheet and full-color jacket. Pre-orders are available here.

Late this Spring, Godhunter will take off on a wild west U.S. trek with Oakland’s progressive doom metal sextet, Secrets Of The Sky. On June 6th and 7th the bands will rendezvous at the annual Doom In June Fest in Las Vegas. Details on the trek are as follows:

6/06/2014 Cheyenne Saloon – Las Vegas, NV @ Doom In June
6/07/2014 Cheyenne Saloon – Las Vegas, NV @ Doom In June
6/08/2014 Stork Club – Oakland, CA
6/09/2014 Frankie Teardrops – San Luis Obispo, CA
6/10/2014 Billy O’s – Ventura, CA
6/11/2014 The Complex – Glendale, CA
6/12/2014 The Palms – Palm Desert, CA
6/13/2014 The District Tavern – Tucson, AZ

City of Dust by Godhunter

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