Wild Throne Announce Debut EP

Bellingham, WA progressive rock/metal trio WILD THRONE (formerly known as Dog Shredder) emerge with Blood Maker, the debut EP under their new moniker.  A mind bending amalgamation of progressive rock, metal, jazzy syncopations and swirling melodies, Blood Maker was recorded this past Spring with legendary producer Ross Robinson (At The Drive In, Glassjaw, Machine Head).  The album is set for release via Brutal Panda Records on March 4th via limited edition LP and digital download.

A preview of the album’s cover art designed by Orion Landau (Red Fang, Inter Arma) in addition to LP pre-orders can be viewed HERE with digital pre-orders available HERE.  The music video for the EP’s first single, “Shadow Deserts” can be viewed HERE .  The 12″ EP is limited to 500 copies (400 black, 100 red) with a limited number of test presses also available.

Kowloon Walled City / Batillus Announce Split 7″

San Francisco’s KOWLOON WALLED CITY and Brooklyn’s BATILLUS have teamed up for a split 7″ of cover songs as part of the the third release in Brutal Panda Records’ split 7″ series.  Recorded at Sharkbite Studios in Oakland, CA and mixed by Scott Evans at Antisleep, the split features KWC playing a cover of the Godflesh classic “Anthem” with Fade Kainer of BATILLUS on vocals.  Side B features BATILLUS covering Ministry’s “Lava” with Scott Evans of KWC on vocals.  Stream the KWC track via Stereogum here.   Stream the BATILLUS track via MetalSucks here.

The split is limited to 500 copies (400 black, 100 pink) and will be officially released on December 10th and is available for pre-order here.  The record is beautifully packaged with a fold-over jacket featuring letterpress printing on 100-weight French paper.
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