«Rise To Infamy», the second full-length from COWARDS is now up for pre-order, full streaming and free download.
Head over to American Aftermath (USA) and The Drone (France) for an exclusive full stream of the record :
The record comes on 180 gram vinyl (150x ultraclear & 350x black) and is housed in a heavy jacket with spot UV varnish. Merch printed by Useless Merch on Gildan Heavy Weight shirts. An high-quality download (with complete artwork) is also available from our Bandcamp page. All orders will ship around February 9th. This is a co-release with Ruins Records - http://ruinsrecords.com
“Parisian quintet, COWARDS, has become an unrelenting force since their inception in 2012, imposing their ruthless blend of metallic hardcore and sludge through several vinyl releases to date, and having crushed live audiences all across Europe. Having only grown stronger with every step of their brutal journey so far, the band will now unload their second album, Rise To Infamy. These ten tracks stand up as their most cohesive work, brutally combining the heritage of Holy Terror/H8000 inspired-hardcore with devastating sludge and black metal savagery. Carrying a deep, oppressive urban coldness behind their spectacularly crushing wall of sound, the level of aggression spilled on Rise To Infamy is difficult to endure. Everything has been managed to inflict maximum aural damage; once again recorded by Francis Caste at Sainte Marthe Studio (Arkhon Infaustus, Eibon, Kickback) as with their previous output, the band’s monstrous tones sounds colder and more massive than ever. This is nothing but a monument of down-to-earth, unvarnished violence, punishing from start to finish.”