Surfer Blood finished recording their 5th album, which came out July 17, 2020, alongside a 10th anniversary reissue of their debut album Astro Coast. Surfer Blood's music is renowned for catchy hooks and sonic detail. One of the best indie guitar bands around, founding members John Paul Pitts and Tyler Schwarz are joined by guitarist Michael McCleary and bassist Lindsey Mills, all four alumni of the same high school in West Palm Beach, Florida. Surfer Blood are the cleanest and nicest band in existence.
Live at Club Dada in Dallas on November 6th - FROZEN SOUL's brand of straightforward, in-your-face death metal is a gasp of fresh air in a genre that's stretched the very limits of technicality. Fully formed in 2018, the quintet has rapidly made a name for itself and churned the underground with a sound that evokes the old school sound of bands like Obituary, Mortician, and Bolt Thrower. That reverence for death metal's roots was apparent from
Frozen Soul's initial four-song Encased in Ice demo, which includes a cover of Mortician's "Witch's Coven" and was released in early 2019 on California's Maggot Stomp Records.
FROZEN SOUL entered the studio in early March 2020 to record its first full-length with former guitarist Daniel Schmuck handling production and mixing duties. Crypt of Ice is nothing short of a breath of very fresh and very cold air on death metal's fiery landscape. From re-recorded demo tracks including the call-to-arms of "Encased in Ice" and the savage frost blister of "Wraith of Death" to the brutal, pummeling, and momentous guitar churn of "Arctic Stranglehold," FROZEN SOUL have delivered a record that embraces the genre's past while pushing death metal forward with frigid force.