In Relapse Records News:


Torche: Sign with Relapse + Currently Recording New Material

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TORCHE, the Florida-meets-Georgia quartet whose album Harmonicraft, was proclaimed “one of the strongest guitar-rock records 2012 will yield” by Alternative Press, have signed with Relapse Records.

The band is currently recording at Pinecrust Studio in Miami with Nunez serving as producer and Converge’s Kurt Ballou mixing the album. The as-of-yet untitled album is expected to come this summer. Torche have also announced a celebratory, post-recording show, Feb. 26 at St. Vitus Bar in New York; tickets available HERE.

The band’s most recent material can be found HERE. Read more about the signing, including quotes from the band, HERE.

Pyrrhon to Release Relapse Debut; Post Teaser Track + Confirm Live Dates

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New York City progressive death metal collective and recent Relapse signees,PYRRHON (pronounced peer-on), emerge from the urban decay with a nightmarish offering of physically and psychologically mauling extreme metal. Titled The Mother Of Virtues, the band’s sophomore full-length is a mind-bending fusion of clanging death metal, surreal psychedelia, dark jazz rhythms and delirious storytelling.

Recorded with Ryan Jones (Today Is The Day, Mutilation Rites) and mastered by Colin Marston (Gorguts, Krallice), the nine tracks comprising The Mother Of Virtues takes its listener on a harrowing journey into the darkest corners of musical severity.

Listen to “Balkanized” on Soundcloud HERE. Pre-orders are available http://www.relapse.com/pyrrhon

 Ringworm: Debuts New Song on MetalSucks

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Cleveland’s legendary kings of metallic hardcore RINGWORM are returning with their Relapse debut Hammer Of The Witch, set for release March 18th in North America, March 17th for the UK/World and March 14th for Germany / Benelux / Finland.

Today RINGWORM unleashes the second song from Hammer of the Witch 
entitled.  Metal Sucks is hosting an exclusive premiere of the track “Psychic Vampire” HERE.   

Leading up to the release of Hammer of the Witch, RINGWORM will embark on the “North American Inquisition: Chapter 1”. These dates begin March 12th in Nashville, TN and wrap up March 16th in St. Louis, MO. Following the shows in early March, RINGWORM will be hitting the road in support of Hammer of the Witch beginning March 29th in Reading, PA, where the band will embark on a co-headline tour with Death Before Dishonor, which runs through April 19th in Lakewood, OH. A complete list of dates can be found below.

Pre-orders for the record can be found HERE.

Ulcerate: Announce US Tour with Inter Arma

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In support of their most demoralizing recorded works to date with their fourth LP,Vermis, New Zealand death metal innovators, ULCERATE, will bring their audio terror to North American fans this Spring, on their second tour of the continent.

Sponsored by Metal Injection, ULCERATE will inundate the American and Canadian peoples for nineteen days and nights on the Vermis North America MMXIV tour, which will include the band’s first shows on the West Coast. Beginning the first day of May, the horde will bring their incredibly destructive, dynamic style of delivering the most extreme, cutting edge death metal imaginable to a clockwise arc of cities, the mayhem coming to a close with a performance at the massive, annual Maryland Death Fest on May 19th. Support for ULCERATE will be provided by Relapse lablemates, Inter Arma, on the majority of the dates, joining the tour in Philadelphia on the 9th and pushing through until May 21st, the final date of the tour before MDF.

Find a full list of tour dates below.

 

 

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