It's been a pretty damn busy year so far for Basick, with releases out from the crushingly heavy to the atmospheric and introspective. For those of you that are after some new music to either brighten or bring hell to your day, or for those of you that might not yet be acquainted with some of our latest releases, we thought we'd do a little round-up for y'all.
Release date: January 20th
FFO: Karnivool, Deftones, Thrice
Rock Sound say: "RIVIẼRE explore a lush prog-metal journey on debut mini-album 'Heal'"
Grab 'Heal' via Basick Supplies
Release date: April 7th
FFO: Meshuggah, The Dillinger Escape Plan & a hint of Slipknot
Metal Hammer say: "BEAR will melt your face off - and you'll thank them for it."
Grab '///' via Basick Supplies
Band: Create To Inspire
Release date: May 26th
FFO: Being As An Ocean, Landscapes
Rock Sound say: "If you're into post-hardcore with a whole lot of feeling, then new album 'Sickness' is going to hit all the right spots"
Grab 'Sickness' via Basick Supplies
Band: A Trust Unclean
Release date: June 2nd
FFO: The Black Dahlia Murder, Within The Ruins, Rings Of Saturn
Metal Hammer say: "This is punishing, stinging death metal that swings like The Black Dahlia Murder and has a low end that Thy Art Is Murder would be chuffed with."
Grab 'Parturition' via Basick Supplies
EP: 'Human Dust'
Release date: June 16th
FFO: Sylosis, Decapitated
The Monolith say: "a riffy stew comprising elements of death, tech, prog and groove"
Grab 'Human Dust' via Basick Supplies
Band: Bad Sign
Album: 'Live & Learn'
Release date: July 14th
FFO: Fightstar, Lonely The Brave
Rock Sound say: "Bad Sign's debut album is as gloriously heavy as it is gut-wrenchingly candid."
Grab 'Live & Learn' via Basick Supplies
Band: Sleep Token
Release date: July 21st
FFO: Deftones, Bon Iver, Meshuggah
Metal Hammer say: "Sleep Token craft a blend of thunderous tech-metal and sparse soundscapes drenched in cold beauty."
Grab 'Two' via Basick Supplies
And here's a quick look at some of our upcoming releases:
Band: First Signs Of Frost
EP: 'The Shape Of Things To Come'
Release date: August 11th
FFO: Glassjaw, TesseracT
Metal Hammer say: "this EP signals a blissful new direction for the Londoners."
Pre-order 'The Shape Of Things To Come' via Basick Supplies
Band: Neck Of The Woods
Album: 'The Passenger'
Release date: September 15th
FFO: Misery Signals, Darkest Hour, Converge
Pre-order 'The Passenger' digitally via iTunes, Bandcamp, or Amazon
Lastly... be sure to keep an eye on Canvas, Damned Spring Fragrantia, Napoleon and A Dark Orbit!