No one knows when they’re young

This weeks incoming

As usual a serious amount of new material has been delivered here at Aural Delights HQ over the last week so there has not been much time for considered reviewing.

Three pre-release tracks from the new Sallie Ford album “Slapback” have arrived and they sound fantastic. The sound is a little more raw and increases the anticipation for the full release on October 13th.

I finally got around to purchasing the excellent album from My Little Brother “If we never came down” which is marvellous. I featured the band on the radio show a couple of years back and i’ve been meaning to get hold of the release – glad I did it’s fantastic.

My appreciation of the new Trojan Horse album “A World Turned Upside Down” is reflected in an interview with Nick Duke from the band on the Studeo Blog. Suffice to say that the quartet have overcome the “difficult second album” hurdle with some ease and have created something genuinely groundbreaking. Links and stuff are in the review in the other place. I also put together a special podcast to celebrate the album launch which features old and new material from the band as well as each band members musical favourites plus a few of my own choices to break up the mix.

Aural Delights Podcast reaches it’s 100th edition in a couple of weeks so I’ve been putting my mind to how I might celebrate that milestone – pending that here is the latest edition

The new metal and garage music keeps flowing and there have been some remarkable releases which I just have not had chance to write about so I’ll let the Sonic Attack Podcast  tell the story – although I will point out the new OHHMS album as a bit of a highlight

And here’s some quick one-lines on the rest of the new material…..all of which should be appearing on future podcasts at some point…..

Cable35 – Coconut Supply (Single) Free Download from Website – Out Now

Taken from the Fungus EP which was out earlier in the year. Fresh neo-grunge sound with a hint of Sonic Youth, Excellent

Roses Never Fade – Devil Dust (Album) Neuropa – Out Now

Remarkable mix of ambient textures and moody acoustic strumming with dark, brooding vocals. Featuring Ancient Wisdom’s Nathan Opposition, The Way To Light’s Austin Rathmell and Pale Creation’s Nick Fiction. Impressive.

Godflesh – A World Lit Only By Fire (Album) Avalanche Records – 6th October 2014

Slightly disappointing in that there is nothing new of note. The usual industrial metal tropes are here and it’s all delivered very well but I could have done with a bit of development maybe.

Positronik – Better Late Than Never (Album) German Shepherd Records – 17th October 2014

Post split compilation of the majority of their recordings. High quality soul-pop with electronica elements.

Dope Body – Lifer (Album) Drag City – 20th October 2014

Impressive second outing for this Baltimore Quartet. Excellent rock/punk and contender for album of the year.

Annhilated – XIII Steps to ruination (Album) Unique Leader – 28th October 2014

Debut, full length intense and unforgiving death metal with some technical elements

Atomzero – Surface (Single) Analogue Trash – release date unknown

Post punk electronica in an Ultravox and that ilk style, but with a touch of Moroder

Monster Jaw – Monster Jaw (EP) Cobra Kitten Records – 27th October 2014

Pop flecked ear-worm in an indie package – vocals seem a bit low in the mix, but good for all that

Surburban Myth – Crashed and Burned (Single) Self Released – 31st October 2014

One of those tunes which has a great verse but a disappointing chorus. The second single taken from the band’s debut Album ‘Welcome (If Only)’.

Public Service Broadcasting – The Race for Space (Album) Cargo – 23rd February 2015

A Teaser video for the new album, which is a long way off, looks to continue the work to date, I hope they will have developed some of there elements to freshen up the sound.

and finally a little treat with the new video from Le Butcherettes…..

Sonic Attack Podcast 25

The usual selection of new tracks from forthcoming or recent releases…..

  1. Mutoid Man – Gnarcissist
  2. Corrections House – Serve or Survive
  3. Hills – Rise Again
  4. Red Fang – Blood Like Cream
  5. Revocation – Invidious
  6. Mutoid Man – Scrape the Walls
  7. Corrections House – Bullets and Graves
  8. Hills – Bring Me Sand
  9. Toxic Holocaust – Awaken the Serpent
  10. Windhand – Orchard
  11. Corrections House – Hallows of the Stream
  12. Mutoid Man – Sacriledge
  13. Exhumed – Necrocracy
  14. Corrections House – Dirt Poor and Mentally Ill

Tracks 1,6, and 12 are from the forthcoming Mutoid Man album “Helium Head”. Helium Head will see digital release on November 22nd followed by its CD and LP manifestations — the wax in three different color schemes — on Friday, November 29th.

Tracks 2, 7, 11 and 14 are from the new Corrections House album Last City Zero which I reviewed here.

Tracks 3 and 8 are from the Hills 2011 album Master Sleeps

The remaining tracks are from the Relapse Sampler 2013 which I shall be featuring over the next few weeks…..”the best in death metal, sludge, doom, ambient, grindcore and more from extreme music’s finest bands!”

Listen to the show on Mixcloud

Sonic Attack Podcast 21

This weeks another enormous chunk of new music and closing with a classic portion of metal …..and just over half way through something from Uncle Frank More information on some of these artists and news about what they are up to can be found on the new companion Eclectic Blog……..

  1. When The Deadbolt Breaks – The Woods Are Full Of Killers
  2. Bone Sickness – Submit To Decay
  3. The Body – The Blessed Lie Down And Writhe In Agony
  4. Buckshot Facelift – Fergus The Engorger
  5. Down The Machine – Everything That I Am Not
  6. Enemy Reign – Realm Of The Hungry Ghost
  7. Nightbitch – Chainmaker
  8. Sannhet – Slow Ruin
  9. Frank Zappa – Chunga’s Revenge
  10. Inherit the Stars – Ground Zero
  11. Imperial Trumphant – Manifesto
  12. Secrets of the Sky – Sunrise
  13. When The Deadbolt Breaks – The Scavengers Daughter
  14. Black Sabbath – Snowblind

As usual the podcast can be streamed from Mixcloud

  1. From the forthcoming album “Drifting Towards The Edge Of The Earth”
  2. Alone In The Grave – 20 Buck Spin- Released: 30 April 2013
  3. Master, We Perish – At A Loss Recordings – Released: 30 April 2013
  4. Elder’s Rasp – Self-Released – Released: 1 February 2013
  5. Free Download http://www.noisetrade.com/downthemachine/everything-i-am-not
  6. Tormented To Oblivion – Self-Released – Released: 15 May 2013
  7. Chainmaker EP – Ear One Productions – Released: 26 March 2013
  8. Known Flood – Sacrament Music  – Released: 19 February 2013
  9. Chunga’s Revenge
  10. New Single – Broadcasting the final chapter of the bands apocalyptic themed Orbis Trilogy of video singles, Sheffield’s (UK) alt/metalcore outfit Inherit The Stars announce the release of their latest single ‘Ground Zero’ as a free download track. With previous singles taken from the bands acclaimed 2013 debut album ‘We Were Made To Walk The Skies’, the hotly tipped British rock act unleash ‘Ground Zero’ as a new and previously unheard offering from the band.Pathing their reputation as an exciting young band with an explosive sound thats mixes metal-core, pop punk, alternative rock and post-hardcore, Inherit The Stars members Daniel Jeffery (Vox), Chris Brayshaw (Guitar), Theo Egginton (Guitar), Lewis Wild (Bass) now welcome new member Jordan Rabjohn (Drums) to complete their new line up. With new material and releases already in the pipeline, the Yorkshire 5 piece continue to build upon their momentum.Catch them live at Sheffield’s 02 Academy 2 on 21st September. Watch Ground Zero http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fwaOaEQnRdo Free Download http://www.soundcloud.com/inheritthestars/ground-zero Connect with Inherit The Stars at http://www.facebook.com/inheritthestarsofficial and http://www.twitter.com/InheritOfficial
  11. Single – Bandcamp
  12. Kolony Records will release SECRETS OF THE SKY‘s anticipated debut album, To Sail Black Waters, throughout Europe on October 4th and 5th and in North America on October 8th.
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  14. From Sabbaths’ Greatest Hits

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