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News August 2018

August 16, 2018

Georgian Funeral Doom Metallers ENNUI will release their upcoming fourth album "End Of The Circle" on September 05, 2018 via Non Serviam Records. It was mixed and mastered at Grindhouse Studios in Athens and the cover artwork was created by W. Smerdulak. The track 'The Withering Part I - Of Hollow Us' is already streaming at this location and 'The Withering Part II - Of Long-Dead Stars' can be checked out here. For all additional ENNUI information visit

August 15, 2018

Japanese Grinders RETORTION TERROR will release a new, self-titled EP via Horror Pain Gore Death Productions on September 14, 2018. It will feature the following tracks: 'Choke Pear', 'Hito Wo Norowaba', 'Quagmire', 'Grind The Leeches', 'Hunt The Blind' and 'I Wanna Live'. You can already listen to the opening track 'Choke Pear' right here. The band's line-up features guitarist Takafumi Matsubara (GRIDLINK, MORTALIZED GRINDCORE) and vocalist Kiyo (WORLD END MAN). More RETORTION TERROR info at

On August 31, 2018 Morbid Skull Records will release "Templo De La Serpiente Negra", the debut album from Colombian Black Metallers KVLT OF EBLIS. One of the album tracks is already streaming at this location. For all additional KVLT OF EBLIS information check out

The upcoming seventh HATE ETERNAL album "Upon Desolate Sands" will be released on October 26, 2018 via Season Of Mist. The cover artwork was created by Eliran Kantor (TESTAMENT, ATHEIST, ARCHSPIRE) and the full tracklist reads as follows: 'The Violent Fury', 'What Lies Beyond', 'Vengeance Striketh', 'Nothingness Of Being', 'All Hope Destroyed', 'Portal Of Myriad', 'Dark Age Of Ruin', 'Upon Desolate Sands' and 'For Whom We Have Lost'. 'What Lies Beyond' is already streaming over here. More about HATE ETERNAL at

August 11, 2018

On August 24, 2018 Greyhaze Records will re-release SARCÓFAGO's "The Worst" on vinyl and cassette. The album's audio went through a high-quality remastering process, including audio sourced from the original master tapes. The reissue will also come with an expanded visual package, including previously unavailable photos from the album's photo session. A promo video for the album track 'God Bless The Whores' is available at this location, a full album stream can be found here. More info at

August 08, 2018

Canadian Black Metallers THE PROJECTIONIST will release their third album "Visits From The NightHag Part 1"on September 30, 2018 via Appalachian Noise Records on vinyl, in 3 different colors, limited to 300 copies. The entire album is the story of a projectionist, narrated in the style of a Shakespearean play. The track 'Act 4. What Can Be Mollified In A Banshee's Thrashing' is already available for streaming right here. More about THE PROJECTIONIST at

HORRENDOUS have just released a second track of their forthcoming new album "Idol" at this location. The album, that will be released on September 28, 2018 via Season Of Mist, features the following tracks: '...Prescience', 'Soothsayer', 'The Idolater', 'Golgothan Tongues', 'Divine Anhedonia', 'Devotion (Blood For Ink)', 'Threnody...' and 'Obolus'. For all additional information check out

Russian brutal Death Metallers OSSUARY ANEX have been signed by Xtreem Music. The band's new EP "Holy Blasphemition" will be out on September 26, 2018, followed by their upcoming third album in 2019. The EP's tracklist reads as follows: 'Revelation Of The Inquisition', 'Divine Chastisement', 'Blasphemous Apparition', 'Werewolves In Cassocks' (re-recorded) and 'Revelation Of The Inquisition' (instrumental). A first advance track is currently streaming here. In September OSSUARY ANEX will be touring Europe together with DEVANGELIC, ANTROPOFAGUS and RELICS OF HUMANITY. For all further OSSUARY ANEX info and updates visit

Virginia based Death Metallers ARCHAEOBEAST will release their debut EP "Manifesting The Antichrist" via Horror Pain Gore Death Productions on September 07, 2018. It features the following 4 tracks: 'Manifesting The Antichrist', 'Dark Covenant', 'Talisman Of Deceit' and 'Iniquitous Sepulchre'. 'Talisman Of Deceit' is already streaming at this location. More about ARCHAEOBEAST at

August 06, 2018

Swedish Death Metallers VANHELGD will release their fifth full-length "Deimos Sanktuarium" on October 10, 2018 via Pulverised Records. Dark Descent Records will be handling North American territories. It was recorded at Studio Underjord with Joona Hassinen (YEAR OF THE GOAT, SATURNALIA TEMPLE, OCEAN CHIEF) and mixed / mastered by Tore Stjerna at Necromorbus Studio (WATAIN, REPUGNANT, DESULTORY). The artwork and layout was once again created by bandleader Mattias Frisk (GHOST, ENTRAPMENT, VAMPIRE). The full tracklist reads like this: 'A Plea For Divine Necromancy', 'Så Förgås Världens Härlighet', 'Vi Föddes I Samma Grav', 'Profaned Is The Blood Of The Covenant', 'The Ashes Of Our Defeat', 'The Silent Observer' and 'Här Finns Ingen Nåd'. An album teaser is available at this location. More about VANHELGD at

August 04, 2018

England's Black Metallers MEADS OF ASPHODEL will release a split CD with Chinese Folk Metallers SONG OF CHU in mid September via Godreah Records. It will feature new material from both bands as well as guest appearances from Mirai (SIGH) and Alan Davey (HAWKWIND, GUNSLINGER). The sixth MEADS OF ASPHODEL album "Running Out Of Time Doing Nothing" will be released in November 2018 and features 10 further new songs. More info at or

August 03, 2018

Polands BEHEMOTH will release their new album "I Loved You At Your Darkest" on October 05, 2018 via Nuclear Blast Records. A music video for the song 'God = Dog' is already available at this location. "I Loved You At Your Darkest" was self-produced by the band, Daniel Bergstrand (MESHUGGAH, IN FLAMES) co-produced the drum parts, Matt Hyde (SLAYER, CHILDREN OF BODOM) did the mixing and Tom Baker (NINE INCH NAILS, MARILYN MANSON) was responsible for the mastering. The symphonic elements have been contributed by a Polish orchestra, arranged by Jan Stoklosa. The following 12 tracks will appear on the album: 'Solve', 'Wolves Ov Siberia', 'God = Dog', 'Ecclesia Diabolica Catholica', 'Bartzabel', 'If Crucifixion Was Not Enough...', 'Angelvs XIII', 'Sabbath Mater', 'Havohej Pantocrator', 'Rom 5:8', 'We Are The Next 1000 Years' and 'Coagvla'. BEHEMOTH will be touring in support of the album in January 2019 (Germany, Austria, Switzerland) with AT THE GATES and WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM. More info and updates at

Swedish Black Metallers BLOOD OF SERPENTS have just released a first single from their upcoming sophomore album "Sulphur Sovereign". You can check out 'Devil's Tongue' right here. "Sulphur Sovereign"was produced by Lars Broddesson (ex - MARDUK) and mixed and mastered by Magnus Devo Andersson (MARDUK). The Gustave Doré inspired artwork was executed by Khaos Diktator. This is the band's first album that features new drummer Christoffer Andersson and vocalist Thomas Clifford (THRONE OF HERESY, ABSCESSION). It will be out worldwide on September 25, 2018 through Non Serviam Records on digipak CD and digitally. More about BLOOD OF SERPENTS at

"Volume I: The Bonds Of Servitude", the new album from US Black Metallers UNHOLY BAPTISM, will be released on October 05, 2018. The track 'Whispers Of Power Eternal' is already streaming at this location. "Volume I: The Bonds Of Servitude" was produced, mixed and mastered at Black Goat Studios in Flagstaff, Arizona. Mantus, the band's lead vocalist and bassist, has issued the following statement about the new release: "The album is the beginning of a trilogy exploring the unrepentant darkness of the human condition and the inconceivable power of the gods deep within the farthest reaches of the universe. This album explores the human consciousness and the opening of the mind to the vast, overwhelming power that exists outside of this terrestrial prison." The full tracklist reads as follows: 'Intro: The Awakening Of Forgotten Gods', '...These Scars Are Wounds Unhealed', 'Shattered', 'Withering Woods', 'Whispers Of Power Eternal', 'Peering Into The Flames Of Enlightenment', 'Noctis Maleficarum' and 'Baptized In The Majesty Of Satan'. For all additional band information check out

August 02, 2018

"Umbra Regit", the debut demo from Salvadorian Black / Thrasher WITCHGÖAT, has just been released via Morbid Skull Records. The tapes were sold out within a few days after issuing the pre-order, but a full stream of the demo is still available at this location. More about WITCHGÖAT at

New Hampshire based melodic blackened Death Metallers SOLIUM FATALIS have just released a track from their upcoming fourth album "Genetically Engineered To Enslave". You can check out 'Synthon' here. The album, that features guest appearances by members of CRYPTOPSY and CHTHE'ILIST, will be released on October 13, 2018. The complete tracklist reads like this: 'Threshold', 'Lake Of Extinction', 'Servile', 'Synthon', 'A Gathering Of Storms', 'Factor Red' (EPIDEMIC cover), 'Dysmorphic', 'Chemical Reagent', 'Fiery The Angels Fell' and 'A Tongue To Taste The Collapse'. For all further SOLIUM FATALIS information check out

INSIDE METAL: THE RISE OF L.A. THRASH METAL (PART TWO) is now available on DVD as well as via several streaming sites. A trailer can be watched right here. More information you will find at

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