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The new metal music sampler "NYC Sucks: Volume 3" is now available online as a stream and free download. Check it out below, or download your copy at Metalsucks.net here.
Curated by the editors of Metalsucks, this completely free music sampler spotlights the best of the New York City metal scene and runs the gamut of genres, from death to tech to prog to grind to black to hardcore to doom.
Bands featured on the compilation include Car Bomb, Primitive Weapons, So Hideous, Natur, Sannhet, and many more.
Stay tuned for Volume 4, featuring thirteen more bands and songs, out on April 28th. More...
New York tech metal manipulators Car Bomb will kick off the New Year with two shows this weekend alongside hometown hardcore heroes Vision Of Disorder.
On Saturday, January 26th Long Island’s favorite sonic contortionists will level the stage of Dingbatz in Clifton, New Jersey and again on Sunday at The Chance in Poughkeepsie, New York. Comments the band on performing with V.O.D.:
“On Long Island, these guys were always the band to beat in the hardcore scene. Breakdowns that came out of nowhere damn smack in the middle of a song? No one was fucking doing that, and no one was heavier. We’re definitely honored to throw down with our local compadres.”
1/26/2013 Dingbatz – Clifton, NJ w/ V.O.D.
1/27/2013 The Chance – Poughkeepsie, NY w/ V.O.D. More...
New York tech metal contortionists Car Bomb will take their instrumental acrobatics to the stages of Brooklyn this holiday weekend. The festivities commence with an unofficial CD release party at the Knitting Factory on November 24th. On the following night the band will ravage the stage of Saint Vitus alongside New York death metal titans Suffocation. Additionally, the band will appear at The Studio at Webster Hall in Manhattan for a pre-New Years blowout with Resolution15.
This weekend’s shows mark the first performances for the Long Island natives since Hurricane Sandy destroyed their studio located at The South Sound music complex new the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn.
Said the band in a collective statement: “We are deeply saddened not only by our own losses but the losses incurred by all of our friends at The South Sound. The total destruction that occurred at The South Sound was both devastating and incomprehensible. Gear that had taken a lifetime to acquire was destroyed in a matter of hours. As tragic as the events of Hurricane Sandy were, we were relieved to learn that no one affiliated with The South Sound was injured and that the losses were simply financial -- along with some blood, sweat, and tears on the part of the guys running the place. We know how much time and effort those guys put into making The South Sound a great place for musicians to do their thing and we truly feel for their loss. This Thanksgiving, CAR BOMB is thankful that we all survived the events of Hurricane Sandy, as did our family and our friends. Everything else is replaceable.”
11/24/2012 The Knitting Factory – Brooklyn, NY w/ Ashes Within
11/25/2012 Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, NY w/ Suffocation
12/29/2012 Webster Hall – New York, NY w/ Resolution15
Car Bomb's new album "w^w^^w^w" was self-released earlier this year and is currently streaming online via Bandcamp here.
The New York tech metal exhibitionists in Car Bomb are pleased to unveil their first full-length offering in five years, entitled "w^w^^w^w" (apparently pronounced “double-u click double-u”).
The self-released, 12-track long player was recorded, produced, mixed, and mastered by the band between 2011 and 2012 at its own studios in Long Island and Brooklyn, and features guest vocalist Joseph Duplantier of Gojira on the track “Third Revelation.” The album is available for streaming at bandcamp or in the player below.
Comments the band in a collective statement: “We’re beyond excited to once and for all complete and release this thing. Every aspect of this recording -- writing, recording, mixing, mastering, artwork, you name it -- was done 100% by the band. It took as much time as most people spend going to college, but we think it was worth the wait.”
The "w^w^^w^w" track listing is as follows:
1. The Sentinel
3. Finish It
4. Lower The Blade
6. Third Revelation
7. Recursive Patterns
8. Spirit of Poison
9. Magic Bullet
11. This Will Do the Job
12. The Seconds More...
Sick Drummer Magazine has posted drum cam footage online of Car Bomb's Elliot Hoffman, which was filmed in Chicago, IL earlier this month at the Bottom Lounge. Check out the clip below. Car Bomb's new album "w^w^^w^w" is due out September 25th, 2012.
Car Bomb just wrapped up a string of tour dates alongside Gojira, and the band has also released a new single titled "Third Revelation," which features a guest appearance from Gojira's Joseph Duplantier. Check out the song at this location.
New York experimental metal exhibitionists Car Bomb have officially come out of hiding in a big way, having just joined Gojira on a short run of dates that commenced on Thursday in New York City. The festivities continue tonight in Worcester at The Palladium and will trample its way back through Manhattan to Detroit, Chicago, Milwaukee and Cleveland.
Comments the band: “We are beyond excited to be doing this string of dates with the mighty Gojira. It is an honor.” Dates are:
8/13/2012 The Palladium – Worcester, MA
8/14/2012 The Studio @ Webster Hall – New York City, NY
8/15/2012 Pike Room – Detroit, MI
8/16/2012 The Bottom Lounge – Chicago, IL
8/19/2012 Rave Bar – Milwaukee, WI
8/20/2012 Peabody’s – Cleveland, OH
Car Bomb recently unleashed the new single “Third Revelation,” which features guest vocalist Joseph Duplantier of Gojira. The track will be on new album "w^w^^w^w." Check it out the song at this location.
The following press release was also issued about the band: "Whether chopping a riff into pieces, reversing it, cutting it short, or messing with the tempo, Car Bomb’s unique style of progressive metal is the product of dissecting ideas and beating them to death. The result is equivalent to a jet engine propelling gravel into your skull. Car Bomb combines the polyrhythmic and mathematical madness of Meshuggah and Dillinger Escape Plan with the rage and energetic fury of Coalesce and Converge. Though their songs are musically challenging, Car Bomb refuse to dilute their ruthless execution. Their intent is to assault the listener in any and every way possible – compositionally, sonically, and lyrically."
New York's Car Bomb has posted a new single online titled "Third Revelation," which features a guest appearance from Gojira's Joseph Duplantier. Check out the song in the player below. "Third Revelation" is the first single from new album "w^w^^w^w" due out September 25th, 2012. For more info on Car Bomb, head over to the band's Facebook profile.
Car Bomb vocalist Michael Dafferner will premiere his independent film "[why_you_do_this]" next week at the Queens World Film Festival. This world premiere will be on Friday, March 4th at 7:00pm EST at The Renaissance Auditorium (81st Street & 37th Ave) in Jackson Heights, NY. An event flyer can be viewed here and more information on the Queens World Film Festival is available at QueensWorldFilmFestival.com.
"[why_you_do_this]" is a feature-length documentary about money, touring, and technical metal. The film features interviews with members of LAMB OF GOD, GOJIRA, GOATWHORE, CHARRED WALLS OF THE DAMNED, THE CHARIOT, BELLA MORTE, LAST CHANCE TO REASON and CAR BOMB. An official trailer can be seen here and additional information on "[why_you_do_this]" can be found at the film’s IMDB page.
Car Bomb has been writing for the follow-up album to the band's debut full-length "Centralia." Writing and recording updates will be posted shortly.
French death metal group Gojira will be embarking on a headlining tour of North America later this year and will be joined on the trek by The Chariot and Car Bomb.
The tour dates are as follows:
1 - Springfield, VA - Jaxx
2 - Worcester, MA - Palladium
3 - Philadelphia, PA - The Fillmore at The TLA
4 - Cleveland, OH - Peabody's
6 - New York, NY - Blender Theatre at Gramercy
7 - Montreal, QC - Club Soda
8 - Toronto, ON - The Mod Club
9 - Detroit, MI - Harpo's
10 - Chicago, IL - Logan Square Auditorium
11 - St. Paul, MN - Station 4
14 - Murray, UT - Murray Theater
17 - Vancouver, BC - Richards On Richards
18 - Seattle, WA - El Corazon
19 - Portland, OR - Hawthorne Theatre
21 - San Francisco, CA - Slims
22 - Pomona, CA - The Glass House
24 - Hollywood, CA - The Key Club
Maryland Deathfest has announced Cephalic Carnage and Cattle Decapitation as replacements for Enslaved, Keep of Kalessin, and Swallow The Sun, whose North American tour together was scrapped. One more band will be announced before January 1st.
Maryland Deathfest VII will take place on May 22-24, 2009, at Sonar, Baltimore, MD. Tickets are currently on sale.
Here is a curre?nt list of confirmed bands for the Maryland Deathfest 2009: More...
BURNT BY THE SUN has posted the first demo track, “F-Unit,” from their long-awaited third full-length on their MySpace page. A visual preview of the track can also be found below.
BURNT BY THE SUN will enter the studio in early 2009 to record this yet-untitled follow up to 2003’s "The Perfect Is The Enemy Of The Good." The band’s most recent recorded works, “Goliath,” appeared on a split 7” with labelmates CAR BOMB. “Goliath” can also be heard now via the band’s MySpace while more information on the split can be found here. More...
More bands were recently confirmed for Maryland Deathfest VII. Just announced to appear at MDF 2009 are:
Swallow the Sun
The Red Chord
Keep of Kalessin
Agenda of Swine
Pretty Little Flower
Bolt Thrower has released this bit of news regarding their first trip to the USA in 14 years:
"Due to the fact that we are not real festival lovers or great fans of flying, the chances of us ever coming to the States for a one-off show was always very small. But after years of relentless emails from Ryan we've finally given in. It's hard to believe that it's been 14 years since we last played in the US, so we are very happy to announce that we are finally coming back. Bolt Thrower will be playing Maryland Deathfest VII, on May 22-24, 2009, at Sonar, Baltimore, MD."
A few more bands were exected to be included in this announcement, but the organizers are still working on the details. Therefore, another announcement is expected with even more band confirmations in the near future, as they wrap up the booking process for Maryland Deathfest 2009
Tickets will definitely go on sale on Friday, November 7th.
Here is a full list of currently confirmed bands for Maryland Deathfest 2009: More...
New York progressive extreme metal outfit CAR BOMB has posted a previously unreleased track entitled "Bra-c-ket" on their MySpace page. "Bra-c-ket" was recorded during the sessions for the band's latest album Centralia, but was only included on the Japanese edition of the CD.
CAR BOMB recently recorded three tracks from their debut album Centralia at Woozyfly.com's JSM studios. The session, featuring the tracks "Cielo Drive", "M^6", and "Cellophane Stilleto," is streaming online and can be accessed here on Woozyfly.
The band also announced several upcoming regional dates, following up their most recent tour with GORGEOUS FRANKENSTEIN. Here are the latest CAR BOMB tour dates:
September 27 New York, NY Ace of Clubs (w/ CHILD ABUSE, LOMF, and more)
October 4 Wilmington, DE Mojo 13 (w/ GRAVES OF VALOR, DAIMONIC GREY, and more)
October 5 Baltimore, MD Talking Head (w/ GRAVES OF VALOR, UNHOLLOWED, and more)
October 24 Allentown, PA The Sterling Hotal (w/ PSYOPUS, RUMPELSTILTSKIN GRINDER, JUCIFER, and more)
New York's CAR BOMB has announced that they will join GORGEOUS FRANKENSTEIN (ex-MISFITS) and BELLA MORTE for a full U.S. tour. This tour will kick-off on August 15th in Springfield, VA. A complete listing of tour dates and cities can be found below.
A live 30-minute CAR BOMB set, shot during the band's Brooklyn performance earlier this year as part of their East Coast run with HIGH ON FIRE, has been posted online at WoozyFly.com.
Here are the latest CAR BOMB tour dates with GORGEOUS FRANKENSTEIN and BELLA MORTE: More...
CAR BOMB has announced a US tour in support of their brand new album and Relapse debut Centralia.
Car Bomb will begin this month long run of dates on August 5 in Lawrence, KS , working their way through the South and along the East Coast from there. Car Bomb will be joined by LAST CHANCE TO REASON for most of this tour. A listing of confirmed dates can be found below with more to be announced shortly.
Car Bomb drummer Elliot Hoffman will be featured on SickDrummer.com later this month as their featured drummer PodCast interview. Hoffman’s interview will go live on August 27th at 9 PM (EST) at this location.
Additionally, Car Bomb have recently posted their video for Centralia track 'M^6' at their MySpace page. The video was shot in New York with Jeremy Jackson of the Filmcore crew (UNEARTH, CANNIBAL CORPSE, AS I LAY DYING, BRIAN POSEHN). More...
PIG DESTROYER unleashed their new album, "Phantom Limb", yesterday, June 12 and will unleash it upon the world June 18th.
"Phantom Limb" features 14 new songs and artwork by John Baizley (Baroness, Torche). Preview tracks taken from "Phantom Limb", “Machete Twins,” “Thought Crime Spree,” and “Loathsome,” can be heard via the e-card at the follwoing link: http://www.relapse.com/ecards/PD/. And in honor of the record’s release, now through Friday, FYE Music Stores are offering a chance to win a Pig Destroyer autographed Ebony Epiphone guitar by following this link: http://www.fye.com/GotW-14_stcVVcatId473122VVviewcat.htm?sweepstakesId=90054
Relapse Records‘ CAR BOMB have announced a few more shows for next month:
April 1 - Farmingdale, NY @ Crazy Donkey w/ Body Count
April 21 - Brooklyn, NY @ Europa w/ Years of Fire
There is a live performance video of Car Bomb playing their tracks “Whyte Glorie” & “Rid” available for viewing on the Underground Video Television Website. The footage was taken before the band inked their deal with Relapse Records during a benefit for Handicapped Children that was held in the Binghamton NY area. Last night on Headbanger’s Ball Car Bomb’s new video for “M6” premiered.
The video was shot in New York with Jeremy Jackson of the Filmcore crew (UNEARTH, CANNIBAL CORPSE, AS I LAY DYING, BRIAN POSEHN). Additionally, "M^6" can be heard via CAR BOMB's web site, Myspace, and Pure Volume.
Centralia, which features the first new recorded material from CAR BOMB since the release of their self-titled demo, is set for a February 6 North American release date (February 12 internationally). Tour dates in support of Centralia’s release will be made available shortly. More...
Relapse Records has announced the signing of Long Island, NY's CAR BOMB.
CAR BOMB was formed out of the dissolution of vocalist Michael Dafferner and guitarist Greg Kubacki's previous band NECK and has spent the past few years fine-tuning its brand of wildly progressive, technical style of heavy music. Modell also previously played as a touring member of SOILENT GREEN.
CAR BOMB has played with bands such as PSYOPUS, CRYPTOPSY and MOST PRECIOUS BLOOD as well as at the CRUMBSUCKERS reunion show earlier this year. CAR BOMB's track "Solid Grey" also appeared on "The Hardcore Street CD Volume 2" sampler alongside HATEBREED, BODY COUNT and more. More...