The Relapse Podcast returns for a special end of the year 2016 recap edition! Features highlights from a busy year of veteran releases, debut records and reissues including NOTHING, RED FANG, OBSCURA, INTER ARMA, S U R V I V E and more! To cap off the year, our special guest this month is New Zealand's ULCERATE fresh off the release of the 'Shrines of Paralysis' full-length and their North American headline tour for an exclusive takeover and interview with drummer Jamie Saint Merat! DOWNLOAD, PLUG IN, AND TURN UP!

2016 Recap:

Agoraphobic Nosebleed - Deathbed (0:00)
Bloodiest - Broken Teeth (9:59)
Black Tusk - Desolation in Endless Times (17:20)
Lycus - Obsidian Eyes (19:43)

Obscura - Fractal Dimension (34:47)
Magrudergrind - The Opportunist (40:55)
Gadget - Pillars of Filth (42:03)
Seven Sisters of Sleep - Sacred Prostitute (42:23)
Ilsa - Cult of the Throne (46:22)
Inverloch - Lucid Delirium (53:43)

Nothing - ACD (1:00:55)
WRONG - Mucilage (1:04:32)
Tombs - Obsidian (1:06:29)
Graves At Sea - Tempest (1:11:32)

Inter Arma - An Archer in the Emptiness (1:19:29)
Gruesome - Amputation (1:28:00)
Weekend Nachos - Eulogy (1:30:29)
Ringworm - Innocent Blood (1:32:45)
Cough - Masters of Torture (1:35:00)
16 - The Morphinist (1:42:55)

Horseback - Lion Killer (1:49:39)
The Album Leaf - Never Far (1:54:40)
Brain Tentacles - Hand of God (1:58:26)
S U R V I V E - Wardenclyffe (2:02:27)
True Widow - Theurgist (2:06:25)
Red Fang - Cut It Short (2:15:04)

Gatecreeper - Sterilized (2:20:39)
Obituary - Ten Thousand Ways To Die (2:23:24)

Ulcerate Takeover:
Interview w/ Jamie Saint Merat (2:26:38)
Ulcerate - Shrines of Paralysis (2:3925)
Ulcerate - End the Hope (2:49:10)

Direct download: Relapse_Records_2016_Recap_Podcast_Final_Edition_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

The Relapse Podcast returns for a special Halloween edition! The most horror influenced and goriest artists through the label's history are featured including DEATH, EXHUMED, MORTICIAN, ZOMBI, REPULSION, as well as new tracks from OBITUARY, RED FANG, ULCERATE, S U R V I V E and more. To add to all the excitement, our special guest this month is Arizona's GATECREEPER fresh off the release of their debut record 'Sonoran Depravation' for an exclusive takeover and interview with vocalist Chase Mason. Matt Harvey (Exhumed, Gruesome) even stopped by to help celebrate! DOWNLOAD, PLUG, AND TURN UP!

New Tracks:

Obituary - Loathe (0:00)
Ulcerate - Extinguished Light (7:43)
Red Fang - Not For You (16:34)
Brain Tentacles - The Sadist (19:46)
True Widow - Theurgist (23:51)
Sumerlands - Seventh Seal (28:13)

Halloween Synth Tracks:
Steve Moore (of Zombi) - Intro (from the Mind's Eye OST) (31:57)
Zombi - Orion (35:16)
Survive - Copter (38:00)
Goblin Rebirth - Requiem for X (44:40)
Pinkish Black - New Dawn Fades (48:52)
Genghis Tron - Things Don't Look Good (55:14)

Halloween Death / Gore Metal: (58:48)
Exhumed - Funeral Fuck (1:01:11)
Gruesome - Dimensions of Horror (1:04:16)
Mortician - Chainsaw Dismemberment (1:12:50)
Death Breath - Lycanthropy (1:15:58)
Devourment - Conceived in Sewage (1:19:56)
Haemorrhage - Dissect, Exhume, Devour (1:24:40)
Hemdale - Delicious, Gory Fun (1:26:43)

Gatecreeper Interview/Takeover: (1:27:53)
Dying Fetus - Subjected To A Beating (1:42:56)
Incantation - Christening the Afterbirth (1:48:00)
Gatecreeper - Patriarchal Grip (1:54:05)
Gatecreeper - Rotting As One (1:58:40)

Halloween Bonus:
Regurgitate - Devoured By Ghouls (2:03:37)
The County Medical Examiners - Expeditious Evisceratory Mishap (2:04:46)
Repulsion - Eaten Alive (2:06:38)
Death - Evil Dead (2:08:15)

Direct download: Halloween_Relapse_Records_Podcast_2016_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00pm EDT

This month's episode of the Relapse Podcast features new music from RED FANG, TRUE WIDOW, RINGWORM, MYRKUR, HORSEBACK, NOTHING, and THE ALBUM LEAF, as well as songs from recent signees S U R V I V E , INTEGRITY, BRAIN TENTACLES, and SUMERLANDS. We also caught up with Richmond's INTER ARMA mid-way through their US tour with Withered for an exclusive takeover and interview with vocalist Mike Paparo. And as always, we've got the latest scoop on tours, artist news, and upcoming pre-order packages.

The Relapse Podcast is hosted on a different platform each month. The July episode is currently available for free streaming and download via No Clean Singing - hear it now at or via the official Relapse Podcast site at DOWNLOAD, PLUG IN, AND TURN UP!

New Songs: (0:00)

Red Fang - "Flies" (0:00)

True Widow - "Entheogen" (5:32)

Sumerlands - "The Guardian" (11:44)

Survive - "AHB" (15:40)

Brain Tentacles - "Kingda Ka" (19:58)

Ringworm - "Innocent Blood" (23:28)

Integrity - "Deathly Fighter" (25:43)

Myrkur - "Jeg er guden, I er tjenerne" (Live) (29:42)

The Album Leaf - "Between Waves" (34:08)

Horseback - "Lion Killer" (40:00)

Nothing - "Nineteen Ninety Heaven" (Ryan Hemsworth Remix) (45:07)

Inter Arma Takeover: (49:19)

Inter Arma - Primordial Wound (1:02:43)

Inter Arma - An Archer In The Emptiness (1:12:44)

Disembowelment - Your Prophetic Throne Of Ivory (1:20:10)

Human Remains - Chewed Up And Spit Out (1:27:44)

Relapse Classic Tracks: (1:31:30)

Don Caballero - Loudest Shop Vac in the World (1:32:04)

Revocation - The Grip Tightens (1:40:57)

Direct download: July_2016_Relapse_Podcast_Full.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:47pm EDT

Summer has officially arrived, and it's bringing intense heat and intense metal with it in equal measure. Here at Relapse, we're gearing up for some of our heaviest releases of the year, and we're starting things off with COUGH's Still They Pray, which was just released this past June 3. Accordingly, the June episode of the Relapse Podcast features an exclusive interview with Brandon of COUGH - we delve into the details behind the band's crushing new album and check out some of the tunes that inspired it. This episode also features a special section showcasing recent Relapse signees NOISEM, THE OBSESSED, GATECREEPER, and SURVIVE along with new music from forthcoming releases by RINGWORM, INTER ARMA, -(16)-, HORSEBACK and THE ALBUM LEAF! Additionally, this month's podcast features exclusive information on pre-order packages and tour dates. DOWNLOAD, PLUG IN, AND TURN UP!

The Relapse Podcast will now be hosted on a different platform each month. The June episode is currently available for free streaming and download via Invisible Oranges - hear it now at this location [link] or via the official Relapse Podcast website here.

New Tracks: (0:00)

Ringworm - Snake Church (0:00)

Inter Arma - The Paradise Gallows (3:37)

16 - The Absolute Center of A Pitch Black Heart (15:04)

The Album Leaf - New Soul (19:24)

Horseback - Shape Of The One Thing (23:57)

Nothing - Eaten By Worms (29:43)

Pentagram - Forever My Queen (Remastered) (34:43)

Publicist UK - Telegraphing (Dalek Remix) (37:02)

New Signings: (41:57)

The Obsessed - Be The Night (Demo) (42:40)

Noisem - Burning (45:25)

Gatecreeper - Carved Into Stone (48:19)

SURVIVE - Black Mollies (53:46)

Cough Interview / Song Picks: (59:45)

Cough - Shadow of the Torturer (1:25:18)

Cough - Crooked Spine (1:35:44)

Valkyrie - Temple (1:45:23)

True Widow - Four Teeth (1:52:23)

Relapse Classic Tracks: (1:59:34)

Rotten Sound - Targets (1:59:52)

Scott Hull - Il Funerale Di Bonnie (2:01:49)

Direct download: Relapse_Records_June_2016_Podcast_Final.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:04am EDT

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