Four years since the release of their last full/length All Pigs Must Die have returned with Hostage Animal, a 10/song album that distills aggressive music to its purest tenets.The band, now a 5/piece with the addition of Brian Izzi *Trap Them( on guitar, is comprised of some of the most well/seasoned musicians on the eastern seaboard -Kevin Baker *The Hope Conspiracy(, Ben Koller *Converge(, Matt Woods, and Adam Wentworth *both of Bloodhorse(. Hostage Animal is their most dynamic collection of work thus far and the album's first single, "A Caustic Vision," is an aural representation of the record as a whole< concise,... + INFO
All Pigs Must Die (APMD) is a band committed to uncompromising sonic warfare. Its sound and lyrics assault the listenerin a fury of blackened death filled anthems. Owing as much to the Cro-Mags and Discharge as Entombed and Celtic Frost, APMD mix powerful riffs, relentless tempos and a dark presence to bulldoze a grim path of destruction.Recorded and mixed by KURT BALLOU (Converge guitarist and master engineer for bands such as Black Breath,Nails,Trap Them, High on Fire etc..) at Godcity Studios."Nothing Violates This Nature" the end result is 11 violence-inducing shredders steeped in utter filth. Aaron Turner (Isis) ... + INFO
ALMANAC, the band featuring former RAGE guitarist Victor Smolski, will release its sophomore album, @Kingslayer@, on November 3 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was recorded at HeyDay Studios in Wuppertal, Germany and once again features cover artwork by Hungarian artist Gyula HavancsĂˇk *ACCEPT, DESTRUCTION(.ALMANAC stands for a new dimension of symphonic power metal, featuring three singers Jeannette Marchewka *LINGUA MORTIS ORCHESTRA(, Andy B. Franck *BRAINSTORM( and David Readman *PINK CREAM 69(.In March 2016, ALMANAC unleashed its acclaimed debut album, @Tsar@, followed by a European tour along with ORDEN OGAN, as wel... + INFO
ALPINIST are from Munster Germany, and produce crushingly dark hardcore/crust played with blinding intensity. The band is meant to be understood by those who are sick of following musical trends, those who want to live out music with dedication and those who believe in expressing their own ideals through their own art. Alpinists' socio-political lyrics are openly and strongly against all forms of fascism, racism, sexism and homophobia. The disc contains both of the band's albums that were previously only available on limited vinyl releases, making this the first ever CD release from ALPINIST.
Altar is a Dutch Death metal band from Coevorden started in 1990. Their 2nd album EGO ART was originally released by Displeased Records in 1996. Here is the official 2017 re/issue on COSMIC KEY CREATIONS. Officially licensed from Displeased Records.