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Tess Casto

I’m a news publisher and photographer based out of Pittsburgh.

THONAIN HORDE: Maryland Blackened Rock Outfit To Release Downfall Album Through Grimoire Records In May; Album Info And Preorders Posted

Grimoire Records confirms the May release of Downfall, the third album from Maryland-based THONIAN HORDE, founded by members of Admiral Browning, Pale Divine, Faith In Jane, Weed Is Weed, and Bailjack. The Downfall cover art, track listing, and preorders have been issued.   THONIAN HORDE formed in 2016 in the backwoods of Boonesboro, […]

KOLLAPS: Australian Post-Industrial Trio To Release Mechanical Christ LP Through Cold Spring Records; Cvlt Nation Premieres “Fleshflower” Official Video

Cold Spring Records presents Mechanical Christ, the second full-length release from Australian post-industrial trio, KOLLAPS. Confirming the album for release on Friday, May 3rd, the band and label have issued an official video for the punishing lead single, “Fleshflower,” which sees its public premiere through Cvlt Nation.   KOLLAPS creates a unique […]

TOTALED: “Desolate” Single Now Streaming; Lament Debut LP By Blackened Hardcore Outfit Nears March Release Through Profound Lore + Preorders Posted

Profound Lore is preparing the introductory wrath from blackened hardcore outfit TOTALED for release in late March, with the new outfit’s debut album, Lament. Advancing its release, the barren tones of new album single “Desolate” has been posted for streaming on all digital platforms, as preorders for the LP are also […]

CHROME WAVES: A Grief Observed Debut LP Streaming At PopMatters; Album Sees Release Friday + US Tour Begins Today

Midwestern trio CHROME WAVES – containing former members of Wolvhammer, Nachtmystium, Abigail Williams, The Gates Of Slumber, Amiensus, and more – will release their long-awaited debut LP, A Grief Observed, this Friday through Disorder Recordings. The album is streaming early through an exclusive advance stream hosted by PopMatters as the band begins their first […]

THEORIES: Cvlt Nation Premieres New Track From Seattle-Based Death Grind Unit

Vessel is the imminent new full-length from Seattle death grinders THEORIES. Featuring current/former members of Samothrace, Black Breath, Skarp, Book Of Black Earth, and more, with Vessel THEORIES discharge ten rabid tracks of intricate and unforgettable brutality. Recorded and mixed by Andy Patterson (Cult Leader, Gaza, Eagle Twin) at The Boars Nest in Salt […]