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UTG PREMIERE: I, Ohms – ‘Parallel Connection’ EP

Virginia Beach djent/metalcore quintet I, Ohms have released a brand new EP today, titled Parallel Connection, and UTG has a full stream for your listening pleasure. You can experience the heavy, five-track effort below and order a CD or digital copy for yourself through Bandcamp. “Recording the EP was really fun and we’re super excited […]

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Wings Denied Announce Co-headlining Tour With Cryptodira

Hey, prog-metal heads: Washington D.C. based prog-metal band Wings Denied just announced a co-headlining tour in January with New York’s Cryptodira. The bands will be making 13 stops, primarily on the East Coast, ending back in Wings Denied’s hometown of DC. Wings Denied released their debut full-length, Mirrors for a Prince, this past May, and […]

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Famined Records Welcomes Ceiling Of Anvers

Over the last few months, Famined Records has added a handful of new bands to their roster. The latest group to join their family is an Italian metal outfit called Ceiling Of Anvers. They happily made their announcement yesterday, and in addition confirmed they would release their new EP through the label. The EP is […]

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STREAM: Wings Denied – “Generation Y”

Up-and-coming DC progressive metal band Wings Denied recently released a new single, “Generation Y,” and it’s definitely something you’re going to want to check out. Filled with borderline-obsessively intricate guitar and drum parts, soaring vocals, and massive production, the song should be played loud, and honestly with a nice pair of headphones. If you’re into […]

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WATCH: Periphery – “Ragnarok”

Progressive metal outfit Periphery have released a brand new music video for “Ragnarok” featuring live visuals from the 2013 run of the Summer Slaughter Tour. “Ragnarok” comes from the group’s most recent effort, Periphery II: This Time It’s Personal, which hit stores in 2012 via Sumerian Records. Follow the jump to check out the video, […]

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LISTEN: Hacktivist – “N****s In Paris” (Jay Z/Kanye West Cover)

Well, it appears someone let Hacktivist into their zone; the genre-bending group have released a music video featuring footage from massive festival performances for their studio cover of the Jay Z/Kanye West collaboration, “Niggas in Paris.” It’s definitely an interesting take on the song as their signature fusion of hip-hop and djent converts the source […]

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Auras Premiere “Adverse Condition”

Canadian progressive metal/djent outfit Auras are streaming a brand new single, entitled “Adverse Condition.” The song finds the group building upon the technical yet crushing sound they displayed on their debut EP, Panacea, which was released at the beginning of this year. Follow the jump to check out “Adverse Condition,” and if you like what […]

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REVIEW: Periphery – Periphery II: This Time It’s Personal

Artist: Periphery Album: Periphery II: This Time It’s Personal Genre: Progressive Metal Label: Sumerian Periphery II clocks in at whopping 70 minutes, and perfectly uses every single one of those seconds to wow both fans and naysayers alike. Fully embracing the many genres that could be used to describe the band’s music, Periphery has ambitiously crafted […]

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Periphery Announces New Full Length, Due July 3

Washington, DC djent-metal band Periphery announced to Guitar World that they will be releasing their newest full-length on July 3. The band’s sophmore release will be coming out on Sumerian Records, and has yet to be titled. The metal-heads on the staff are really excited about this release, and they are sure to deliver on […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: After The Burial

Since the band’s inception in 2004, After The Burial have become one of the most recognizable contributors to the rising “djent” style scene of heavy metal. With three well-received full length albums and extensive touring under their belts, the band has become somewhat of a household name and one of Sumerian Records‘ most promising acts. […]