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The French death grinder Blockheads have been spitting rage at high speed for more than 2 decades, with 5 full-length albums beginning with Last Tribes in 1995.
Today the band premieres a clip of one of the most devastating tracks taken from their latest album "This World Is Dead" titled "Crisis Is Killing the Weak". "This World Is Dead" was released via Relapse Records in January 2013.
Check out now the new clip below.
Blockheads has a blasting new video out now for "All These Dreams," taken off the "This World Is Dead" album. The clip features footage from festival appearances and the album's release show.
French grindcore activists Blockheads have premiered their new video "Follow the Bombs," off "This World Is Dead" via Cvlt Nation. Check out the clip below.
"This World Is Dead" saw its release on CD/LP/digital formats this past January and features 25 songs clocking in at over 40 minutes of brutally efficient, grade-A, frenzied grind. You can also catch the band live:
Aug 30 Glauchau, GER The System will be killed by the Kids Festival
Aug 31 Prague, CZ Modra Vopice, Fekal Party Festival w/ General surgery, Inhumate
Oct 04 Wurzburg, GER Hell Inside Festival
Oct 11 Eindhoven NL Bloodshed Festival
Oct 12 Paris, FR Nouveau Casino More...
French grindcore activists Blockheads have announced a series of European shows and festival appearances in support of their latest full-length, "This World Is Dead."
The shows kick off in the band's native Nancy, France on March 2nd with label mates Mumakil and Afgrund and include dates with Napalm Death, General Surgery, and many more. A complete listing of dates is available below.
"This World Is Dead" saw its release on CD/LP/Digital this January and features 25 songs clocking in at over 40 minutes of brutally efficient, frenzied grind. The album is streaming in its entirety below, while a previously released lyric video for the track "Pro-Lifers" can be viewed here.
March 02 Nancy, FR Le Hubolt w/Mumakil and Afgrund
March 30 Strasbourg, FR Le Molodoi w/ Chiens and Ratbomb
March 31 Bremgarten, SWI Kuzeb, Easter Fest 2013 w/ Aguirre, Boredom, BYT, Shaid
June 07 Saint-Imier, SWI Toxoplasmose Festival w/ Black Code, Elizabeth and more
June 08 Annecy, FR La Machine Utile
July 03 Esch-sur-Alzette, LUX Kulturbabrik w/ Napalm Death
Aug 30 Glauchau, GER The System Will Be Killed by the Kids Festival
Aug 31 Prague, CZ Modra Vopice, Fekal Party Festival w/ General Surgery, Inhumate, Ingrowing More...
The February 2013 edition of Relapse Record’s podcast is now available for free streaming and download via MetalInjection.net here.
This is the 26th installment of the official label podcast that is posted each month highlighting brand new songs from Relapse artists, exclusive interviews, and classic Relapse tracks.
This month features brand new and exclusive songs from Inter Arma, Call Of The Void, and Blockheads, plus an exclusive interview and new tracks from Texas slam-mongers Devourment. More...
French grindcore activists Blockheads have released the second new song from their forthcoming 5th full-length and first album in over six years, entitled "This World Is Dead." The track “Deindividualized” is currently streaming via Invisible Oranges here.
Recorded in Geneva, Switzerland at Terrier 5 with Jerome of Nostromo / Mumakil, "This World Is Dead" features 25 songs clocking in at over 40 minutes of brutally efficient frenzied grind. The album will see its release on CD/LP/Digital on January 22nd (North America), January 21st (UK/World), and January 18th (Germany/Benelux/Finland).
French act Blockheads will release new album "This World is Dead" in CD/LP/digital formats on January 22nd (North America), January 21st (UK/World), and January 18th (Germany/Benelux/Finland). The band has also now released a lyric video for the song "Pro-Lifers," which can be seen in the player below.
French grindcore activists Blockheads have revealed the details of their forthcoming 5th full-length, and first album in over six years, entitled "This World Is Dead." Recorded in Geneva Switzerland at Terrier 5 with Jerome of Nostromo / Mumakil, "This World Is Dead" features 25 songs clocking in at over 40 minutes of brutally efficient, frenzied grind.
The album will see it’s release on CD/LP/digital format on January 22nd (North America), January 21st (UK/World), and January 18th (Germany/Benelux/Finland). The album’s artwork and pre-order options are available now at this location while a trailer featuring a sample of new material can be found below.
The band commented on the upcoming album: “We think that our new tracks mirror the same state of mind which still exists since Blockheads' beginning and we can't wait for its release and to play on stage again.” More...
Relapse Records has released a new free winter sampler, which can be download at bandcamp or streamed in the player below. The track listing is as follows:
1. Pig Destroyer - Sis 01:14
2. Ironhorse - Failure 03:03
3. Weapon - Vanguard Of The Morning Star 04:19
4. Baroness - March to the Sea 03:11
5. Royal Thunder - Blue 09:30
6. Christian Mistress - Haunted Hunted 05:57
7. Hooded Menace - Effigies of Evil 05:35
8. Serpentine Path - Crotalus Horridus Horridus 06:27
9. Inverloch - The Menin Road 06:21
10. Dying Fetus - From Womb To Waste 04:56
11. Murder Construct - Compelled by Mediocrity 02:44
12. Spawn Of Possession - Where Angels Go Demons Follow 05:38
13. Primate - Global Division 02:30
14. Horseback - Ahriman 03:55
15. Locrian - Chalk Point 08:13
16. 16 - Ants in my Bloodstream 04:34
17. Liberteer - Build No System 01:34
18. General Surgery - Like An Ever Flying Limb 02:25
19. Cripple Bastards - Senza Impronte 02:09
20. Blockheads - Famine 01:40
21. Death - Living Monstrosity 05:08 More...
Relapse Records is proud to announce the signing of French grindcore activists Blockheads. The label stated:
"Formed 20 years ago, Blockheads (Xav - vocals, Fred - guitar/vocals, Nico - drums/vocals & Eric - bass/vocals) has unleashed four full-lengths in addition to numerous splits, comps and DVDs. Early 2013 will see the release of their long awaited fifth LP and first full-length in over six years via Relapse.
"Additionally, the band has been confirmed for Europe’s premiere grindcore festival Obscene Extreme in the Czech Republic and will be appearing at numerous other festivals. A complete listing of dates is included below." More...