Earlier this year, NY metalcore outfit Every Time I Die returned with Ex Lives, its first full-length since 2009. The video for its latest single, “I Suck (Blood),” is a disturbing exploration of Stockholm Syndrome-esque victim-hood and attraction. Naturally, it involves excessive stalking and gifts containing once-beating hearts.
Tomorrow is the third Saturday in April, which means that independent record stores across the world will face an influx of limited-edition vinyl, avid fans, and rabid audiophiles. With myriad releases hitting shelves, we’ve provided you with some of our most anticipated picks to make Saturday’s shopping (relatively) quick and painless.
In 1998, Swedish hardcore quartet Refused released a magnum opus, combining explosive riffage with assorted elements of punk, electronica, and jazz. That album, The Shape of Punk to Come, doubled as a swan song and left the world wanting more.
Hella returns as a duo; Converge posts a studio preview of a new song; Busdriver, Shining (Norway), Om, Russian Circles and Aphex Twin all have new albums on the way.