Now that spring has sprung, Relapse is gearing up for one of our heaviest summers in years! NOTHING's new album Tired Of Tomorrow will kick off our summer releases this May, so we've just conducted an exclusive interview with the band's Nicky Palermo that details the story and making behind the album to help you get in the spirit of things. This episode also features a podcast-exclusive premiere of the remastered version of "Evil Dead"from the upcoming reissue of DEATH's classic Scream Bloody Gore, along with new music from forthcoming and recent releases by GRUESOME, INTER ARMA, WRONG, COUGH, and WEEKEND NACHOSDOWNLOAD, PLUG IN, AND TURN UP!

The podcast is also available for free streaming and download via Metal Injection. Hear it now at this location.

New Tracks:

Gruesome - Forces of Death (0:00)

Death - Evil Dead (Remastered Version) *Podcast Exclusive* (4:57)

Inter Arma - Transfiguration (7:55)

Cough - The Wounding Hours (16:50)

Wrong - Turn In (24:54)

Weekend Nachos - Writhe (28:24)

Nothing Interview + Song Picks: (31:26)

Nothing - ACD (57:15)

Nothing - B&E (1:02:01)

Neurosis - Belief (1:07:15)

Harvey Milk - The Anvil Will Fall (1:13:08)

Relapse Classic Tracks:

Genghis Tron - Board Up The House (1:21:05)

Nile - Von Unaussprechlichen Kulten (1:26:57)

Bands on Tour:

Tombs - V (1:35:50)

Pinkish Black - Everything Must Go (1:42:20)

Dying Fetus - Beaten Into Submission (1:47:27)

Direct download: Relapse_Records_May_Podcast_smaller_file.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:29pm EDT


The Relapse Podcast is back in action with a special interview and takeover with Steffen Kummerer of OBSCURA, whose brand-new full-length Akroasis is out now! We'll also be highlighting new music from TOMBS, GRAVES AT SEA, BORIS WITH MERZBOW, and more, as well as recent releases by WOLVSERPENTINVERLOCH, MAGRUDERGRIND, GADGET and SEVEN SISTERS OF SLEEP. This month will also feature exclusive information on pre-order packages, tour dates. DOWNLOAD, PLUG IN, AND TURN UP!

As always, the podcast is available for free streaming and download via Metal Injection. Hear it now at this location:


New Tracks:

Tombs - Deceiver (0:00)

Graves at Sea - The Curse That Is (6:44)

Coffins - Tyrant (17:52)

Inverloch - The Empyrean Torment (22:35)

Boris with Merzbow - Vomitself (live clip) (34:21)

Wolveserpent - Aporia:Kāla:Ananta (clip #2) (48:50)

Magrudergrind - Regressive Agenda (55:17)

Gadget - The Great Destroyer (56:37)

Gadget - Violent Hours (For A Veiled Awakening) Feat. Barney Greenway of Napalm Death on Vocals (58:22)

Joel Grind - The Invisible Landscape (1:00:48)

Davie Allan - Buzz Saw Effect (1:02:59)

Seven Sisters of Sleep - Gutter (1:05:30)

Obscura Interview + Takeover: (1:11:35)

Obscura - Sermon of the Seven Suns (1:32:07)

Obscura - Fractal Dimensions (1:39:13)

Baroness - Take My Bones Away (1:45:21)

Dying Fetus - Pissing in the Mainstream (1:50:29)

Relapse Classic Tracks:

Incantation - Blasphemous Creation (1:54:03)

Car Bomb - M^6 (1:58:25)

Direct download: March_Relapse_Records_Podcast.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:43pm EDT

2016 is off to a fast start for Relapse - it's barely January and we already have four releases under our belt! In keeping with that excitement, this month's podcast features brand new music from WOLVSERPENT, MAGRUDERGRIND, INVERLOCH, SEVEN SISTERS OF SLEEP and more, as well as new tracks from recent releases by LYCUS, AGORAPHOBIC NOSEBLEED, OPPROBRIUM and BLOODIEST. Additionally, this month's episode includes exclusive info on upcoming Relapse vinyl reissues, and also features a special interview and takeover with BLACK TUSK, whose brand-new full-length Pillars Of Ash is due out this Friday January 29thDOWNLOAD, PLUG IN, AND TURN UP!

New Tracks:

Obscura - Sermon of the Seven Suns (0:00)

Inverloch - Distance Collapsed (In Rubble) (8:05)

Agoraphobic Nosebleed - Deathbed (16:42)

Magrudergrind - Sacrificial Hire (25:02)

Seven Sisters of Sleep - War Master (27:58)

Wolvserpent - Aporia:Kala:Ananta preview (31:44)

Bloodiest - Suffer (38:15)

Lycus - Obsidian Eyes (40:16)

Opprobrium - Voices from the Grave (52:32)


Black Tusk Interview and Track Picks: (57:10)

Alabama Thunderpussy - Motoready (1:10:13)

Toxic Holocaust - Acid Fuzz (1:14:34)

Black Tusk - Vulture's Eye (1:17:56)

Black Tusk - Seeing Visions (1:22:55)


Upcoming Vinyl Reissues:

Pig Destroyer - Loathsome (1:30:14)

Pig Destroyer - Towering Flesh (1:34:17)

Dillinger Escape Plan - Abe the Cop (1:37:51)


Relapse Classic Tracks:

Cephalic Carnage - Endless Cycle of Violence (1:41:00)

Origin - Portal (1:45:10)

Direct download: Final_January_2016_Relapse_Podcast.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:09pm EDT

Relapse's 25th year is coming to a close, and as such, we thought we'd take some time to reflect on the label's history, bit by bit. This special double episode edition of the podcast features an interview with Relapse founder and president Matt Jacobson, who has picked a selection of his favorite songs as well as those that represented pivotal moments in Relapse history! This episode also features a brief preview of what's to come for Relapse in 2016, and includes new music from OBSCURA, LYCUS, BLACK TUSK, and BLOODIEST! Also includes a special podcast-exclusive premiere of OPPROBRIUM's "Serpent Temptation", off the upcoming remastered reissue of the band's landmark debut Serpent TemptationDOWNLOAD, PLUG IN AND TURN IT UP!


2016 Preview: (0:00)
Obscura - Akroasis 

Black Tusk - God's On Vacation 

Bloodiest - Mesmerize 

Lycus - Solar Chamber 

Opprobrium - Serpent Temptation (Remastered) *Podcast exclusive* 

Exclusive Matt Jacobson Interview: (29:30)

Exclusive Matt Jacobson Selections: (1:10:00)
Suffocation – Catatonia 

Amorphis – The Exile of the Sons of Ulsliu

Repulsion – Eaten Alive

Human Remains – Weeding Out The Thorns

The Dillinger Escape Plan – The Mullet Burden

Neurosis – The Doorway

Nile – Ramses Bringer of War

Necrophagist – Only Ash Remains

Nasum – Shapeshifter  

Burnt by the Sun - Dracula With Glasses

Pentagram – Take Me Away

Mastodon – Iron Tusk

Zombi - Escape Velocity

Horseback – Mithras 

Baroness – Rays On Pinion

Nothing - Dig 

Myrkur - Jer Er Guden, I Er Tjenerne

Windhand - Two Urns 
Direct download: Relapse_Records_25th_Anniversary_Podcast.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:52pm EDT

Halloween, the most metal of holidays, is right around the corner, and as such Relapse has put together an appropriately horrific podcast to match the spirit of the season! The October edition of the podcast features new music from horror vets HOODED MENACEPINKISH BLACKMYRKUR, and SACRILEGE alongside new tracks from RED FANG and more! We also have a special section devoted to Relapse's newly-announced deluxe vinyl reissues as well as an exclusive interview & takeover with A.E. Paterra of horror-score/synth-rock legends ZOMBI, whose new album Shape Shift is out now! And as always, we have the latest updates, tour info, and Relapse artist news. DOWNLOAD, PLUG IN AND TURN IT UP!

New Music:
Sacrilege - Shadow From Mordor  (Remastered)
Myrkur - Den Lille Piges Dod (from Adult Swim Singles Series) 
Red Fang - Can't Help Falling In Love (Elvis Cover) 
Hooded Menace - Blood For The Burning Oath / Dungeons of the Disembodied
Windhand - Two Urns (Radio Edit) 
Ilsa - Pass / Out
Pinkish Black - I'm All Gone 
The Great Tyrant - Softly, Everyone Dies
Classic Tracks (Vinyl Reissues): (50:54)
Incantation - Anoint The Chosen 
Bongzilla - Amerijuanican 
DEP - Fix Your Face 
Disrupt - A Life's A Life 
Anal Cunt - Radio Hit 
Zombi Takeover: (1:08:45)
Zombi - Interstellar Package
Zombi - Surface to Air
The Dillinger Escape Plan - Sunshine the Werewolf 
Pig Destroyer - Snuff Film at Eleven
Direct download: October_2015_Relapse_Podcast.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:51pm EDT

This month we have new music from HOODED MENACE, PINKISH BLACK, ZOMBI, RED FANG & MORE! As always, we have the latest updates, tour info, and Relapse artist news. We also have an exclusive interview with PARKER CHANDLER from WINDHAND and COUGH! DOWNLOAD, PLUG IN AND TURN IT UP!

New Music: (0:00)
Sacrilege - Lifeline (0:45)
Hooded Menace - Elysium Of Dripping Death (4:40)
Myrkur - Onde Born (15:54)
Christian Mistress - Neon (19:56)
Pinkish Black - Brown Rainbow (25:38)
The Great Tyrant - The Trouble With Being Born (32:14)
Zombi - Mission Creep (35:51)
Publicist UK - Away (38:45)
Seven Sisters of Sleep - Reaper Christ (43:47)
Pig Destroyer - Piss Angel (Remix) (46:35)
Relapse Bands on Tour: (49:07)
Ulcerate - Cessation (49:39)
Hope Drone - Unending Grey (56:34)
Locrian - Arc of Extinction (1:15:46)
Royal Thunder - Floor (1:22:48)
Red Fang - Why (1:28:17)
Maruta - Hope Smasher (1:31:45)
Iron Reagan - I Won't Go (1:34:04)
Call of the Void - R.I.S. (1:35:30)
Black Tusk - Bring Me Darkness (1:37:26)

Classic Tracks: (1:40:30)
Amorphis - Alone (1:40:32)
Alabama Thunderpussy - Dry Spell (1:46:42)
Windhand Takeover: (1:50:10)
Windhand - Crypt Keys (1:57:33)
Windhand - Shepherd's Crook (2:03:01)
Cough - Acid Witch (2:13:38)
Facedowninshit - Rough Sleep (2:27:38)
True Widow - Four Teeth (2:35:46)
Rwake - The Finality (2:41:58)
Direct download: Relapse_September_2015_Podcast.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:03pm EDT

This month we have new music from WINDHAND, ZOMBI, PUBLICIST UK, REMIXED PIG DESTROYER, & MORE! As always, we have the latest updates, tour info, and Relapse artist news. We also have an exclusive interview with DAVE WITTE from PUBLICIST UK! DOWNLOAD, PLUG IN AND TURN IT UP!  ​ ​

New Music 
Pig Destroyer - Trojan Whore (Remix) *Podcast Exclusive* 
Windhand - Two Urns 
Zombi - Pillars at Dawn 
Steve Moore - Intro / Credits 
Relapse Bands on Tour
Christian Mistress - Open Road
Windhand - Crypt Key 
Ecstatic Vision - Journey 
Lord Dying - Poisoned Altars
Gruesome - Savage Land
Dave Witte Takeover Section 
Publicist UK - Levitate the Pentagon

Publicist UK - Canary
Burnt by the Sun - Rev 101
Human Remains - Rote
East West Blast Test - Baboon/Puttee 
Circle of Animals - Lessen Human Suffering
Birds of Prey - Taking On Our Winter Blood
Dave's 5 Favorites of Relapse History
Agoraphobic Nosebleed - House of Feasting
Incantation - Unholy Massacre
Dysrhythmia - My Relationship
Disrupt - Solidarity
Neurosis - The Doorway
Direct download: Relapse_August_2015_Podcast.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:28pm EDT

This month we have new music from M
​YRKUR, CHRISTIAN MISTRESS, PUBLICIST UK, HOPE DRONE, & MORE! As always, we have the latest updates, tour info, and Relapse artist news. We also have an exclusive interview with LOCRIAN! DOWNLOAD, PLUG IN AND TURN IT UP!
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Myrkur - Haevnen 
Christian Mistress - Stronger Than Blood 
Hope Drone - Riverbeds 
Maruta - Erode (Feat. JR Hayes of Pig Destroyer) 
Skinless - Barbaric Proclivity 
Publicist UK - Levitate the Pentagon 
Goblin Rebirth - Book of Skulls 
Ecstatic Vision - Astral Plane
Obscura - Cosmogenesis
Toxic Holocaust - Wild Dogs
Atriarch - Bereavement
Torche - Blasted 
Valkyrie - Golden Age

Wrong - Call It
Lycus - Coma Burn
Pinkish Black - Tell Her I'm Dead
Human Remains - Rote 

Atrax Morgue - Sphrenix Nor

Merzbow - Woodpecker #2 

An Index of Air

Locrian - Heavy Waters 

High on Fire - Fury Whip 
Agoraphobic Nosebleed - Agorapocalypse Now 
Direct download: July_2015_Relapse_Podcast_Final.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:50pm EDT

This month we have new music from SKINLESS, ROYAL THUNDER, VALKYRIE, MARUTA  & more!  As always, we have the latest updates, tour info, and Relapse artist news.  We also have an exclusive interview with TORCHE ! DOWNLOAD, PLUG IN AND TURN IT UP!

Skinless - Serpenticide

Maruta - Stand in Defeat

Tau Cross - Lazarus

Valkyrie - Mountain Stomp

Royal Thunder - Forget You

Minsk - To The Garish

Gruesome - Hideous

Zombi - Sequence 2

Bedemon - Child of Darkness

Myrkur - Skaol (Demo)

Call of the Void - Cold Hands

Exhumed - Open the Abscess Redux

Rwake - Nagarachi

Primitive Man - Loathe

Lord Dying - Darkness Remains

Torche - Loose Men

Torche - Annihilation Affair

Dead World - The Machine

Siege - Dropdead

Incantation - Golgotha

Human Remains - Human

Amorphis - Better Unborn

Pan Thy Monium - The Battle of Geeheb  

Nile - Sarcophagus

Nasum - Scoop

Direct download: Final_First_Relpase_Podcast.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:10pm EDT

This month's podcast features a special tribute to Jonathan Athon of BLACK TUSK as well as new music from LORD DYING, CRETIN, ANATOMY OF HABIT & more!  As always, we have the latest updates, tour info, and Relapse artist news.  We also have an exclusive interview with OBITUARY! DOWNLOAD, PLUG IN AND TURN IT UP! 

Lord Dying - A Wound Outside of Time 


Abysmal Dawn - The Inevitable Return to Darkness


Atriarch – Allfather


Anatomy of Habit -  Radiate and Recede


Usnea – Random Cosmic Violence 


Inter Arma - The Cavern


Broughton's Rules - Reversers


Cretin - It


Pig Destroyer - Red Tar


Myrkur - Latvian Feguro


Red Fang - Blood Like Cream


Mortals - Anchored in Time


Iron Reagan - Four More Years


Exhumed - Coins Upon the Eyes 


Death - Flattening of Emotions  


Obituary - Centuries of Lies 


Obituary -Violent by Nature


Black Tusk - Resistor


Black Tusk - Red Eyes, Black Skies 


Direct download: pod_dec_2014_mix.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:49pm EDT