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XIBALBA Reveal First Single ‘Invierno’ From New Album ‘Tierra Y Libertad’; Due Jan 2015 Via Southern Lord

19th December 2014 at 2:43 pm

Xibalba - Photo by Anthony Ryan Tripoli

Pomona, California’s XIBALBA have released the first single from their approaching Tierra Y Libertad LP with a stream of the album’s third track, Invierno now playing at Noisey. Bearing an impressive arsenal of recordings amassed since 2010, including notable splits, EPs, demos and two…
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PELICAN Announce New Vocal-Driven Four Song EP; To Be Released Via Southern Lord 23rd Feb 2015

4th December 2014 at 11:42 am


Chicago’s esteemed instrumental quartet PELICAN are set to release a new EP on Southern Lord in the new year based around fresh reimaginings of The Cliff, a highlight from their most recent album, 2013’s Forever Becoming, and one recently completed new song. Due out…
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TODAY IS THE DAY Involved In Van Accident; US Tour Dates Cancelled

2nd December 2014 at 11:04 am

Steve Austin - Today Is The Day

This past Friday, November 28th, on the eve of TODAY IS THE DAY’s latest tour in support of their tenth LP, Animal Mother, frontman Steve Austin and the band’s tour merchandise handler, Trevor Thomas, were involved in a serious accident, which sent both members…
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Today Is The Day ‘Animal Mother’ CD/LP/DD 2014

20th November 2014 at 10:14 am

Today Is The Day

I’ve been up for a few days. An Italian lady had to do with the second night; molecules with the third. The first and the last, I won’t mention. This review should have been written a week ago, as it was by then a…
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Obliterations ‘Poison Everything’ CD/LP/DD 2014

5th November 2014 at 10:48 am


Leave it to a band like Southern Lord’s Obliterations to make all of us who’ve archived our pre-Rollins era Black Flag records retrace our steps, to ponder why tracks like What I See, Depression, or Padded Cell ever left our tier 1 rotation –…
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Baptists ‘Bloodmines’ CD/LP/DD 2014

4th November 2014 at 10:27 am


Canadian crust punk/hardcore bludgeoners Baptists are releasing their newest record, Bloodmines, on Southern Lord and it’s being produced by Kurt Ballou. I don’t really need to tell you what this sounds like do I? But I’m going to, because it’s my job, and not…
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EARTH Announce UK/Euro Tour In Jan & Feb 2015 In Support Of ‘Primitive And Deadly’

31st October 2014 at 6:42 pm

Earth - Dylan Carlson - Photo by Marylene Mey

Following the September release of their glorious new full-length studio album, Primitive And Deadly via Southern Lord, EARTH announce a mammoth tour commencing in January and February 2015. The touring line-up shall comprise Dylan Carlson, Adrienne Davies and Don McGreavy who have been perfecting the…
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BLACK BREATH To Return To Godcity Studio To Record Their Third LP For Southern Lord

30th October 2014 at 12:28 pm

Black Breath - Photo by Marielle Stobie

Southern Lord is amped-up to announce that brutalising Seattle quintet, BLACK BREATH, has locked in studio time late this Autumn to record their third full-length album for the label. Returning to GodCity Studios in Salem, Massachusetts to record once again with Kurt Ballou (Converge),…
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XIBALBA Complete Their Third LP For Early 2015 Release Through Southern Lord

16th October 2014 at 1:37 pm

Xibalba - Photo by Morgan Newton

Pomona California’s unstoppable force, XIBALBA have completed tracking their third LP, and are wrapping up the final elements in order to release their monstrous new recordings in early 2015, once again through Southern Lord. The unforgiving rage of XIBALBA’s death-metal influenced hardcore has never…
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TODAY IS THE DAY: Entire Animal Mother LP Streaming At Lambgoat; Tour With Lord Mantis Underway

10th October 2014 at 8:25 pm

Today Is The Day - Steve Austin - Photo by Jose Carlos Santos

As TODAY IS THE DAY begins their exhausting, widespread tour schedule in support of the act’s tenth LP, Animal Mother, now just days from release through Southern Lord, the entire dynamic and demoralizing album is now playing courtesy of the longtime TITD supporters at Lambgoat….
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