So, another Saturday is upon us and what are you doing with it? Outside maybe? Well, obviously not if you’re reading this and thank you, by the way, for that. Once you get done reading, take this playlist of tunes with you and get the heck outside. Or do something. I’m sure there’s a show playing local to you or a pool to get into or a creek to cool off in. You get the point, just do something but play this loud as hell whatever you’re doing. Yesterday was one hell of a release day and we’ve got a little of that here plus a whole lot more. You know the drill, hit the play button and let the rough side drag. That’s what the weekend is for.
Sure hope your 4th didn’t consist of off-time fireworks, as in until 1 or 2am for the entire damn weekend. If so, I have a roll of razor wire with your name on it but you’ll have to share with tons of folks surrounding me – no worries, I’ve got many rolls to go around. For those of you who didn’t have the day off or don’t celebrate, I’m sure it was just another Thursday. Anyway, new metal time and it’s another stacked week so here we go…
False turn in a blistering and all encompassing performance on their second full length of long form black metal and in case you missed it: False rule. Torche may be the AC/DC of party-fuzz-sludge but their fifth full length finds them back in fightin’ strength and rockin’ like it’s 2012 all over again (do some diggin’). If you’re still reeling from the battle of the Batushka’s consider this week’s offering as yet another hot bomb of epic, dark, and spiritual black metal to keep the irons of war hot. Last up top, but not least in this list, is the wonderful chainsaw buzz of Swedeath on Burial Remains’ killer debut.
We’ve reached the end of another one of those kinds of weeks that make me want to pull my hair out, had I any hair left to pull out in the first place. Thankfully, music soothes the savage beast, and we’ve got a boatload of goodies in store for you today. Take a listen below and let us know your favorite tracks we might have forgotten; we always appreciate hot leads on good music.
Russian Circles dropped a killer new track today. It’s called “Milano”. Let this also be your casual reminder that these guys are touring all over the place and all of you absolutely must attend the show in your respective area. Blood Year will be out August 2nd.
Another new video from Batushka! Which Batushka you ask? Well, that’s for you to figure out. This is “Chapter III: The Doubts – Liturgiya”. It’s a good. Hospodi drops on July 12th.
Here’s a new track and video from one of the Batushka’s called “Wieczernia”. Which Batushka is it? I have no idea. I’ve been listening to a Batushka promo all day and it sure as shit isn’t this. But I like this a lot.