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January 16, 2018

California based Death Metallers SKELETAL REMAINS will release their third album "Devouring Mortality" on April 13, 2018 via Dark Descent Records in North America and Century Media Records for the rest of the world. It was recorded at Trench Studios (ABYSMAL DAWN, EXHUMED, HIRAX, etc.) in California and mixed by Dan Swanö at Unisound Studio (ASPHYX, DISSECTION, BLOODBATH, etc.). The cover artwork was created by Dan Seagrave (ENTOMBED, MORBID ANGEL, PESTILENCE etc.). The album will include the following eleven new tracks: 'Ripperology', 'Seismic Abyss', 'Catastrophic Retribution', 'Devouring Mortality', 'Torture Labyrinth', 'Grotesque Creation', 'Parasitic Horrors', 'Mortal Decimation', 'Lifeless Manifestation', 'Reanimating Pathogen' and 'Internal Detestation'. More about SKELETAL REMAINS at

Poland's VOIDHANGER will release their new album "Dark Days Of The Soul" on March 02, 2018 via Agonia Records. It was recorded, mixed and mastered in No Solace studio with M. of MGLA and the cover artwork was designed by Mentalporn (BEHEMOTH, ORIGIN, BLAZE OF PERDITION). The track 'Death Wish' is already available for streaming at this location. The complete tracklist reads like this: 'Dark Days Of The Soul', 'Death Wish', 'Naprzód Donikad!', 'High On Hate', 'Man Of Dark Secrets', 'The Void Is Where The Heart Is', 'War Is Certain, Peace Is Not' and 'Hailing The Devil In Me'. For all additional information check out

January 15, 2018

Caco-Deamon Records have just released the debut demo from German old school Death Metallers SOULDEVOURER. The tape, simply entitled "Demo", features 3 own songs and a cover of the DEATH classic 'Evil Dead'. It is limited to 50 copies (25 brown, 25 blood red) and comes with a two-sided pro-printed inlay and hand-numbered linen certificate inked with pig blood & ash. More band info at, for ordering details check out

January 13, 2018

Atlanta, Georgia based old school Death Metallers MALFORMITY have just released a vinyl 7" via Boris Records entitled "The Rapturous Unraveling". It is entirely available for streaming at this location. For more MALFORMITY info check out

Swedish Death / Grinders GENERAL SURGERY will be headlining SCHOONEBEEK DEATHFEST on September 01, 2018. Other acts to appear on the bill are ENTRAILS, GRAVEBOMB, DEPARTED SOULS, PHRENELITH, GRAVESTONE, AEON OF DISEASE and GRACELESS. Tickets are limited to 400 in total, so you better be quick and order them here. More details about the festival at

January 12, 2018

The new JUST BEFORE DAWN album "Tides Of Blood" will be released via Raw Skull Recordz in April. It features guest vocals / solos by David Ingram, Teddy Möller, Joakim Mikiver, Ralf Hauber, Samuel Englund, Matias Nastolin, Daniel Gustavsson, Gustav Myrin, Mattias Parkkila, Marco de Bruin and Håkan Stuvemark. A limited vinyl edition (300 copies - 200 on black and 100 on white / black marbled vinyl) will be available as well. For pre-order details check out, more band info at

Norwegian blackened Thrash / Heavy Metallers SUSPERIA (featuring former members of DIMMU BORGIR, SATYRICON and OLD MAN'S CHILD) have just released a first single from their new album "The Lyricist". You can check out the lyric video for 'I Entered' at this location. The album was recorded at three different studios in Norway between February 2015 and May 2016 and mixed and mastered at Strand Studio (CHROME DIVISION, THE WRETCHED END, IN VAIN) by Marius Strand. The cover design and artwork was created by Vincent Fouquet. The complete tracklist reads like this: 'I Entered', 'Heretic', 'The Lyricist', 'My Darkest Moment', 'Day I Died', 'Void', 'Feed The Fire', 'Whore Of Man' and 'Come Alive'. "The Lyricist" will be released on March 16, 2018 via Agonia Records. For all further information check out

Boston Death Metallers SCAPHISM are streaming the track 'Malapropos Cardiectomy' (off the band's new album "Unutterable Horrors") at this location now. The album will be released via Horror Pain Gore Death Records today. All additional SCAPHISM info at

January 09, 2018

Indianapolis based old school Death Metallers OBSCENE will release their debut EP "Sermon To The Snake" on January 19, 2018 as a digital download. The band features current and ex - members of ACHERON, BLACK GOAT OF THE WOODS and BODDICKER. The track 'Shadow Burial' is already streaming at this location. More about OBSCENE

Chicago’s USURPER have inked a deal with Soulseller Records. The band will record their sixth, as of yet untitled, full-length album in April / May 2018. For more USURPER information and regular updates check out

On March 02, 2018 Soulseller Records will re-release "Antichrist", the second album from Norwegian Black Metallers GORGOROTH, on CD and various limited vinyl editions with original artwork. More about GORGOROTH at

The early works of New Zealand’s defunct Black Metallers DEMONIAC ("The Birth Of Diabolic Blood" demo and "Rehearsal 13/7/93") will be released on limited LP (300 copies), CD (666 copies) and in digital formats via Soulseller Records on March 30, 2018. For more info and pre-order details go to

Finnish Death / Doom Metallers HOODED MENACE are streaming a new track entitled 'Sempiternal Grotesqueries' at this location now. It is taken from their forthcoming new album "Ossuarium Silhouettes Unhallowed", which will be released on January 26, 2018 via Season Of Mist. The album's artwork has been created by Adam Burke (SÓLSTAFIR, PORTRAIT) and the complete tracklist reads as follows: 'Sempiternal Grotesqueries', In Eerie Deliverance', 'Cathedral Of Labyrinthine Darkness', 'Cascade Of Ashes', 'Charnel Reflections' and 'Black Moss'. For all additional info check

On February 23, 2018 Agonia Records will release "Interregnum", the fifth full length from Swedish USURPRESS as digipak CD, black and limited gold LP (limited to 125 copies) and digitally. The first single 'In Books Without Pages' can already be listened to here. The album was recorded and mixed at Dugout Productions studio (SOILWORK, BEHEMOTH, IN FLAMES, DARK FUNERAL, etc.) in Uppsala, Sweden. The following tracks will appear on it: 'A Place In The Pantheon', 'Interregnum', 'In Books Without Pages', 'Late In The 11:th Hour', 'Ships Of Black Glass (I: Shards, II: Black Echo)', 'The Iron Gates Are Melting' and 'The Vagrant Harlot'. All further USURPRESS info at

January 08, 2018

Argentina's THE EVIL DEAD have just released a video for 'Electric Evil Revisited' at this location. The track appears on their last album "Earth Inferno", which came out via Witches Brew last year (limited die hard tape editions will be out soon via Iron Hammer Records). The band commented on the video as follows: “We went through the vaults and found some old footage from the 2007-2014 period in which the song was gestated, seemed fitting for it . So, get some cold beers, smoke em if you got em, crank the volume up and do as you will. Enjoy the video, it's for you guys.” More about THE EVIL DEAD at

January 06, 2018

On February 23, 2018 DESTRÖYER 666 will release a new EP entitled "Call Of The Wild". It contains three brand new songs ('Violence Is Golden', 'Stone By Stone' and 'Call Of The Wild') plus a re-recording of their classic and live favourite 'Trialed By Fire'. The title-track is already streaming at this location. More about DESTRÖYER 666 at

Swedish Death Metallers CREEPING FLESH have just released a video for 'Trench Apostasy' right here. The track is taken from their 2016 demo "Scorched" which is still streaming in its entirety at the band's Bandcamp site. For all additional CREEPING FLESH information visit

Dusktone have signed Italian Death / Black Metallers RUST. The band features members of ENISUM, IN CORPORE MORTIS, PHENRIS and GRAVE-T. The RUST debut album "Urstoff" will be released in early 2018. More details will be revealed soon. For regular updates check out

January 03, 2018

On January 15, 2018 Godz Ov War Productions will release the CD edition of the self-titled debut EP from Lexington, Kentucky based Death / Doom Metallers ROTTING KINGDOM. A limited tape edition was already released via Morbid Records, Boris Records are working on a 12'' vinyl release. The whole material was recorded at Sneak Attack Studios with Jason Groves and the album cover is a reprint of a painting by Swedish painter Joseph Magnus Stäck. A full EP stream is available here. More about Rotting Kingdom at

To celebrate their twentieth anniversary Polish Death / Black Metallers STILLBORN will re-release their first two demos "Mirrormaze" and "Die In Torment 666" on a limited edition CD (300 copies), with two previously unreleased tracks from the demo sessions via Godz Ov War. The cover, artwork and whole layout was handled by Bartek Kurzok. A special booklet features hardly known stuff from 1998-2001, from the band's archives. The complete tracklist reads like this: 'Crave For Killing', 'Hefaystos', 'Die In Torment', 'Nailed Hessus', 'Mirrormaze', 'Morphine Laboratory', 'Stillborn', 'Artror City', 'Molestation', 'Iconoclast' ("Mirromaze" era version), 'Keep Dying', 'Blasphemous Perversion', 'Whore', 'Millenium Of Hatred', 'Blood, Chains & Whips', 'Iconoclast' ("Die In Torment 666" era version) and 'God Is Good'. The band's new EP "Crave For Killing" will be released in early spring 2018 as a limited 12'' MLP, limited jewel case CD and limited MC. More info at:

Italy's Death Metallers DOMINHATE have released lyric and drum play-through videos for 'Faith Delirius Imago' (a song taken from their "Emissaries Of Morning" EP) at these locations: lyric video, drum play-through video. "Emissaries Of Morning" was released via Lavadome Productions in 2016 on CD and digital formats. It can still be streamed in its entirety at this location. More DOMINHATE information at

Wichita, Kansas based Doom / Death trio BESTIALORD (featuring current and ex - members of MANILLA ROAD and SANCTUS INFERNUM) have just released their H.P. Lovecraft and Horror Movie inspired debut album "Law Of The Burning" via Symbol Of Domination Productions (Russia) in co-operation with Cimmerian Shade Recordings (USA). A full album stream is available right here. For all additional BESTIALORD information check out

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