ALBUM REVIEW: Majesties – Vast Reaches Unclaimed


The Swedish death metal scene, especially the Gothenburg-based one with quintessential names like At the Gates, Entombed, and Dark Tranquility surrounding, is indeed all-around influential; many bands heavily inspired by the Gothenburg death metal scene have emerged throughout the past years. The Minneapolis-bound Majesties is one of the said bands. With members originating from the equally groundbreaking extreme metal acts Obsequiae and Inexorum, there was born a convergence, an allied force between those two acts– which is Majesties who recently have just released their first full-length entitled Vast Reaches Unclaimed, through 20 Buck Spin.

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Audio: Ambassador Gun – Heart of Corruption and Narcotic

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Minneapolis grind trio Ambassador Gun is streaming “Heart of Corruption” and “Narcotic”, off of their third full length release Tomb of Broken Sleep, out this summer. The album was recorded, mixed and mastered by Adam Tucker at Signaturetone Recording (Blue Ox, Guzzlemug, Nerves) in Minneapolis, MN. Stream it below.

Tomb Of Broken Sleep Track Listing:
01: Heart Of Corruption
02: Narcotic
03: Invaders
04: Once Upon The Sauce
05: Tomb Of Broken Sleep
06: Fire At Will
07: Mighty Steed
08: County Fair Massacre
09: Karamazov
10: Smoke Crack Worship Satan

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Deathwish Releasing Out For Blood May 12th


Wisconsin punk/hardcore quartet Deathwish will be releasing debut Out For Blood via Beer City Skateboards and Records on May 12, 2015. They have also confirmed an upcoming tour with MDC and dates are posted below.

DEATHWISH Tour Dates w/ MDC:
May 01: Red Line Tap – Chicago, IL (w/ MDC, Channel 3)
May 02: No Tomorrow Fest – Appleton, WI (w/ MDC, Channel 3, Solstice, Hemdale, more) [info]
May 02: Triple Rock – Minneapolis, MN (w/ MDC, Channel 3)
May 04: The Hide Out – Omaha, NE (w/ MDC)
May 05: 7th Circle – Denver, CO (w/ MDC)
May 06: Music Garage – Salt Lake City, UT (w/ MDC)
May 07: The Shredder – Boise, ID (w/ MDC)
May 08: Old Nick’s – Eugene, OR (w/ MDC)
May 09: Tonic Lounge – Portland, OR (w/ MDC)
May 11: 4 TBA – Medford, OR (w/ MDC)
May 12: 755 After Dark – Santa Rosa, CA (w/ MDC)
May 13: 924 Gilman – Berkeley, CA (w/ MDC)
May 14: Los Globos – Los Angeles, CA (w/ MDC)

Delivering nine, relentless, guitar-driven, take-no-prisoners tracks that topple everything in earshot, Deathwish recorded Out For Blood with Adam Tucker at Signaturetone Recording, after which the platter was mastered by Jack Control (Severed Head of State, World Burns to Death) at Enormous Door Mastering. Finalized with artwork by Marald, Randall Witte and Doomsday Graphics, the vinyl version of Out For Blood will debut as an official Record Store Day release on Saturday, April 18th, limited to 1000 copies on translucent red vinyl, as well as digital release, and a very limited edition cassette version on OSD Press and Berzerker Records. Beer City will release the CD version with full distribution on May 12th.

Out For Blood Track Listing:
1. Population Zero
2. Deathwish
3. Out For Blood
4. Six Bullet Roulette
5. Balance Of Power
6. As The Fire Rises
7. Flat-Line
8. Cold Day In Hell
9. Unholy Bastards

Bitty – bass & vocals
Guinea Pig Champion – guitar & vox
S.C. Slaughter – guitar
S.W. MacLeod – drums

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