PREMIERE: Metallic Hardcore Act Cloudburst Drop 2 Tracks Including Snapcase Cover

Cloudburst is a metallic hardcore band from Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Formed in 2011, they released both a demo and a split album (with hometown friends Warmouth) in 2014. Their first full length, 2016’s Crying of Broken Beauty, was critically acclaimed by the Indonesian metal/hardcore press and included in The Metal Rebel’s 20 Best Indonesian Metal Albums 2016. The band toured Indonesia in support of this album, also making stops in Malaysia and Singapore.

Cloudburst second self-titled album came out in December 20, 2018, locally and January 4th 2019, internationally. The nine tracks embody a metallic hardcore aesthetic, full of discord and brutality yet still melodic and charming. This album received many critical acclaim from international media, such as Vice, Metal Hammer Magazine, Decibel Magazine. Many called it one of the finest albums of 2018.

Cloudburst are also excited to announce that they will be touring Singapore and Malaysia this year. Accompanied by fellow labelmates, Prog Metal band, Goddess of Fate, they will play Singapore on November 17th and Kuala Lumpur on 18th.

Samstrong Records will release a special edition of Cloudburst’s self-titled album exclusively on this tour. This special edition album contains two bonus tracks: a new song called Animal Instinct and a cover of Snapcase’s Drain Me. is an underground Asian music news website created for the sole purpose of supporting our own world. We support all bands and genres HOWEVER we do not support nor have any sympathy for homophobic, racist, sexist rhetoric in lyrical content or band material. UNITE ASIA!