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September 20, 2014

Swedish Death Metallers STENCH have premiered an atmospheric side of their forthcoming album "Venture" in form of the instrumental track 'Way' at this location. "Venture" was recorded at Necromorbus Studio in Stockholm, Sweden and will be released on September 26, 2014 in Europe and October 07, 2014 in North America via Agonia Records as a digipack CD, 12" vinyl (black, limited picture disc and a special colour version) and digitally. The tracklist reads like this 'Archways', 'The Vast', 'Road', 'Small Death', 'Celebration', 'Way' and 'Venture'. More about STENCH at

'Upon The Gallows At Perihelion', a track from SEMPITERNAL DUSK's upcoming self-titled debut, is currently streaming at this location. The album will be released on September 30, 2014 via Dark Descent Records. All further info at

September 19, 2014

"Crypts Of Ancient Wisdom", the upcoming third full length from Greek Death Metallers SOULSKINNER, will be released on October 15, 2014 via Xtreem Music. The album features the following tracks: 'Intro', 'The Captive Trojan Maiden', 'Life A Bane', 'The Price Of War', 'Our Greatest Curse', 'The Furies' Hymn', 'Deadland Pt.1', 'Deadland Pt.2', 'Thou Shalt Die', 'Death At Last', 'Why Shrink From Death' and 'Outro'. You can already listen to 'Deadland Pt.1' here. The "Crypts Of Ancient Wisdom" cover artwork has been created by Mark Riddick. More SOULSKINNER information at

Swedish Death Metallers CENTINEX have released a lyric video for the song 'Moist Purple Skin' at this location. The song will appear on the band's upcoming ninth album "Redeeming Filth", which will be released on November 21, 2014 in Europe and December 09, 2014 in North America via Agonia Records. More CENTINEX at

September 18, 2014

Norwegian Death Metallers BLOOD RED THRONE have signed a deal with Candlelight Records. In December 2014 the band is going on their first headline tour of South America with a new album planned soon. For more info check out

Austin, Texas based blackened Death Metallers WHORE OF BETHLEHEM latest album "Upon Judas' Throne" is now streaming in its entirety on the band's Bandcamp page. You can furthermore check out the video for the title track over here. All further info at or

On November 11, 2014 F.D.A. Rekotz will release "Tod & Teufel", the third album from German Death Metallers ARROGANZ. It was recorded at The Dark Depths Of Cottbus Studio, mixed by Timo Rotten and mastered by Lasse Lammert. The artwork was created by Misanthropic Art. The album track 'One Death' is currently streaming at this location. More information about ARROGANZ at or

"Black Magic Fire", the latest album from Swedish CRUCIFYRE is now also available on vinyl. It comes with a gatefold sleeve, in three different colour editions: white (100 copies exclusively from CRUCIFYRE), royal blue (100 copies exclusively from Pulverised Records) and black (100 copies exclusively from Plastichead). More CRUCIFYRE at

Infernö Records have just released "Blood Leads to Glory", the second album from French female fronted Heavy / Speed Metallers ELVENSTORM on CD and cassette. You can check out the track 'Werewolves of the East' at this location. More band information you will find at

Also out on Infernö Records is "Operation Torment", the debut album from Singapore's all girl Thrash Metal band TORMENTRESS. The CD comes with a 12 pages booklet and includes a cover of KREATOR's 'Tormentor'. The track 'Mutilator' can be checked out here. More TORMENTRESS at

September 16, 2014

On October 13, 2014 French old school Death Metallers NECROWRETCH will release a new 7" EP entitled "Even Death May Die". It includes one brand new track as well as a cover of SLAYER's 'Black Magic' and is limited to 500 copies (400 copies on black and 100 on golden vinyl). NECROWRETCH’s upcoming second album “With Serpents Scourge” is scheduled for release in January 2015. For all further information check out

September 15, 2014

Florida Death Metallers BRUTALITY have just started a crowdfunding campaign via Indiegogo in order to be able to record and release their fourth full length studio album. All further info you will find at this location.

September 13, 2014

Ljubljana, Slovenia based all-female Doom Metallers MIST have signed a contract with Soulseller Records. The band has been working on a 4 song EP the past few months which will be released this winter on CD, vinyl and digital. MIST was formed in July 2012 and released their first demo in November last year. It has been re-issued on CD three times due to great interest. The demo is still available as a name-your-price download on their bandcamp page. More MIST info at

The tracklist for "Revealed In Profane Splendour", the forthcoming full-length from UK's blackened Death Metallers SIDIOUS, reads like this: 'Sacrilegious Majesty', 'Inexorable Revelation', 'Revealed In Profane Splendour', 'Annihilation Ov Abhorrent Credence', 'Obscenity Ov Old', 'Infernal Reign' and 'O Paragon, Bringer Ov Light'. The album was recorded, mixed and mastered at Parlour Studios by Russ Russell (NAPALM DEATH, DIMMU BORGIR) and is set for release on November 03, 2014 via Kaotoxin Records. The artwork comes courtesy of Giannis Nakos of Remedy Arts. A trailer for the album can be seen at this location. All further information you will find at

US Death Metallers BLOODSOAKED have now made the recently released "Religious Apocalypse" album available for streaming over here. It features new material, along with live tracks and brutalized covers of CINDERELLA's 'Shake Me' and RATT's 'You're In Love'. For more BLOODSOAKED check out or

SIDIOUS' drummer Krhudd will re-release "Blestem", the debut album from one-man Black Metal project COLOSUS through Kaotoxin Records on October 07, 2014 in North America and October 27, 2014 in Europe. It will be available as a limited edition first press (1000 copies) digi-sleeve CD and cassette tape (100 copies) and comes bundled with a free 26-track Kaotoxin Records compilation. "Blestem" was originally issued in 2013 as a digital only release and features the following tracks: 'Desertaciune', 'Mormant', 'Intuneric', 'Blestem', 'Dorinta', 'La Apus', 'Red Snow' and 'Pustiu'. A trailer has been posted at this location. More about COLOSUS at

Lake Forest, California based Thrash / Death Metallers MADROST have posted 'Subterranean Nightmare', a track off the band's new album "Into The Aquatic Sector", at this location now. The album will be self-released on CD and digitally on September 23, 2014. All additional info at

US Black Metallers IMPURIUM have just posted a video for 'Again We Freeze' here. The track is taken from "Unleashing A Cacophony Of Destruction", the band's split release with THRONE OF SACRILEGE. More details about IMPURIUM you will find at

September 12, 2014

American Black Metallers NIGHTBRINGER have just released 'The Otherness Of Being', one of the songs from their new full length "Ego Fominus Tuus" at this location. The album (which will be released on September 26, 2014 via Season Of Mist's Underground Activists division) features the following tracks: 'Prayer Of Naphal', 'Et Nox Illuminatio Mea In Deliciis Meis', 'Lantern Of Eden’s Night', 'Things Which Are Naught', 'I Am The Gateway', 'Call Of The Exile', 'Where Fire Never Dreamt Of Man', 'The Witchfires Of Tubal-Qayin', 'Salvation Is The Son Of Leviathan (Alabas in Memoriam)' and 'The Otherness Of Being'. More about NIGHTBRINGER at

September 11, 2014

We have a limited number of black VOICES FROM THE DARKSIDE t-shirts in stock now (size L and XL only). High quality (Fruit Of The Loom) shirts with a white logo print on the front and the slogan "Serving The Underground Since 1991" on the back. You can check them out here. On sale in Germany for 10,-Euro (incl. postage - foreign readers please contact or get a shirt for FREE with an order of the VOICES FROM THE DARKSIDE hardcover book edition (only 5 left - check it out here!!). It sells for 40,- Euro incl. postage / packing. You can contact us here.

Costa Rican technical old school Death Metallers CORPSE GARDEN will release their new single "Suspended Over the Abyss" digitally on September 23, 2014. The song is now streaming at this location. It is taken from the upcoming new full-length album "Ecdysis" for which the band is currently seeking a record label to release. Interested parties should get in touch with "Ecdysis" was recorded from December 2013 to May 2014 at Bushido Audio Productions in Costa Rica and the artwork was created by Alexander L. Brown of BNB Illustration. More information at or

Technical blackened Death Metallers SOLACE OF REQUIEM have announced a partnership with various charities that help promote arts, education, music and free-thought to children in need. The band will donate 10% of all online clothing sales to one of the following: "The Dreaming Zebra Foundation", "Camp Quest" or the "International Child Art Foundation". SOLACE OF REQUIEM have just released their fourth album "Casting Ruin" via ViciSolum Productions last month which is available on CD and digitally here. For all further info visit or

Canada's BEYOND CREATION have revealed the title track of their forthcoming, second album "Earthborn Evolution" at this location. The album, that will be released on October 24, 2014 via Season Of Mist, features the following tracks: 'Elusive Reverence', 'Sous La Lueur De L'empereur', 'Earthborn Evolution', 'The Great Revelation', 'Neurotical Transmissions', 'Abstrait Dialog', 'The Axiom', 'L'exorde', 'Theatrical Delirium' and 'Fundamental Process'. More BEYOND CREATION at

September 10, 2014

Norwegian Black Metallers DØDSFALL will enter Sunlight Studio on October 01, 2014 to record their new album with producer Tomas Skogsberg. The yet untitled record is the band's debut for Osmose Productions and the 4th full length in their discography. The drums on the recordings will be played by J. Wallgren of VALKYRJA and Nagash of TROLL will do guest vocals on a couple of tracks. More info at

NECROPHAGIA are currently streaming the track 'Reborn Through Black Mass' at this location. It is taken from their upcoming new album "WhiteWorm Cathedral" which has been scheduled for release on October 24, 2014 via Season Of Mist. The full tracklist reads like this: 'Reborn Through Black Mass', 'Вий', 'Angel Blake', 'Warlock Messiah', 'Fear The Priest', 'Elder Things', 'Coffins', 'Hexen Nacht', 'Rat Witch', 'March Of The Deathcorps(e)', 'Silentium Vel Mortis', 'The Dead Among Us' and 'WhiteWorm Cathedral'. More about NECROPHAGIA at

Polish Death Metallers CALM HATCHERY have released a video for the song 'Blessing Of Mantra' here. The song will appear on the album "Fading Reliefs", which will be released via Selfmadegod Records on September 15, 2014. "Fading Reliefs" features the following tracks: 'Sun Of God', 'Illusory World', 'Flaming Prophecies', 'Blessing Of Mantra', 'Bomben Über Warschau, 'Luminous Bardo Transition', 'State Of Bodhi', 'In The Midst Of Nothingness' and 'Bomby Nad Warszawa'. From September 11 - September 28, 2014 CALM HATCHERY will be supporting VADER and VESANIA on the Blitzkrieg VII tour. All further CALM HATCHERY info at

September 09, 2014

Greek Black Metallers VARATHRON will release their new album "Untrodden Corridors Of Hades" on November 21, 2014 (Europe) / December 09, 2014 (rest of the world). The tracklist reads like this: 'Kabalistic Invocation Of Solomon', 'Realm Of Obscure', 'Arcane Conjuring', 'Leprocious Lord', 'The Bright Trapezium', 'Death Chant' and 'Delve Into The Past'. The cover has been created by Mark Riddick and a video trailer of the release is available at this location. "Untrodden Corridors Of Hades" will be released in various formats including digipack CD, box CD (including a bonus CD with rare tracks, a patch and a poster; limited to 350 copies), black vinyl, coloured vinyl (hand-numbered) and digital. More band information at or

"Three Emperors Triangle", the debut album from Polish symphonic melodic Black Metallers HEGEROTH, was released on September 05, 2014. It can be downloaded for free here. A video for 'The Enforcer' can be checked out at this location. More info at

Polish Death / Thrashers EMPATIC have released a new video for 'Oblivion Path' at this location. The song is taken from the band's latest album "Ruined Landscape" which was released by Terrasound Records. For all additional EMPATIC information check out

September 07, 2014

The vinyl version of "Shattered Ante Mortem Illusions", by French old school Death Metallers AFFLICTION GATE, is out now via Gospel Of Death Productions. It is available as a 10" MLP and includes an inner sleeve with all lyrics and additional artwork. You can listen to the the song 'Aftermath Curse' here. The band has already started the recordings of their upcoming new release "Dying Alone" which they hope to complete before the end of the year. It is scheduled for release in the first half of 2015 on a label still to be announced. More AFFLICTION GATE info at

September 05, 2014

Lake Forest, California based Thrash / Death Metallers MADROST will self-release their second album "Into The Aquatic Sector" on September 23, 2014. You can already check out the title track at this location. The full tracklist reads like this: 'The Unknown', 'Frozen Beneath The Snow', 'Universal Energy', 'Operation: Xenomorphic Protocol', 'The Oceanic Prelude', 'Subterranean Nightmare', 'Into The Aquatic Sector' and 'Depravity'. For more information check out

HORRENDOUS have released another new track from their upcoming second album "Ecdysis". You can check out 'The Stranger' here. The album was recorded, mixed and mastered at Subterranean Watchtower Studios and the cover art was created by Brian Smith. It will be released on October 14, 2014 via Dark Descent Records on CD, vinyl and digitally. More HORRENDOUS at

'As If There Were No Tomorrow', a track from Italy's Punk Rockin' Speed Metallers OVERCHARGE's forthcoming new album "Accelerate" has been posted at this location. "Accelerate" will be released on September 30, 2014 via Unspeakable Axe Records. For all further info on OVERCHARGE check out

September 04, 2014

After an almost eight-year hiatus Swedish Death Metallers CENTINEX will finally release their new album "Redeeming Filth" on November 21, 2014 in Europe and December 09, 2014 in North America via Agonia Records. The first song to be revealed off the album is the opening track 'When Bodies are Deformed' which is streaming now at this location. The complete tracklist reads like this: 'When Bodies Are Deformed', 'Moist Purple Skin', 'Death Glance', 'Stone Of Choice', 'Unrestrained', 'Bloodraze', 'Without Motives', 'Rotting Below', 'Dead, Buried and Forgotten' and 'Eye Sockets Empty'. The album artwork was created by Costin Chioreanu of Twilight 13 Media (AT THE GATES, ARCH ENEMY, DARKTHRONE). "Redeeming Filth" will be available as a digipack CD, black vinyl and brown vinyl (handnumbered, including a poster; limited to 100 copies only) and digitally. More CENTINEX information at

Spanish Thrashers BREATHLESS have just finished the recordings and mixing sessions for their second album "Return To Pangea". It was recorded with Miguel A. Riutort "Mega", who also worked on the TRALLERY debut. The release is scheduled for the end of the year. You can listen to their debut album in its entirety here. All further info at

French Black Metallers MALHKEBRE are streaming their latest full-length "Revelation" in its entirety here. It was released via I, Voidhanger Records. More information at or

The tracklist for the upcoming new DESERTED FEAR full length "Kingdom Of Worms" reads like this: 'Intro', 'Forging Delusions', 'Kingdom Of Worms', 'Call Me Your God', 'Wrath On Your Wound', 'Torn By Hatred', 'The Agony', 'With Might And Main', 'Shattering The Soil', 'Mortal Reign' and 'Last Of A Fading Kind'. 'Mortal Reign' is already streaming at this location. The album, that was mixed and mastered by Dan Swanö at his Unisound Studio, will be released via F.D.A. Rekotz on October 24, 2014 on CD and digitally. The vinyl edition will follow on November 21, 2014. The cover artwork was created by Thomas Westphal of Necromaniac zine. DESERTED FEAR will be supporting MORBID ANGEL in November and Dezember on the German dates of their "Covenant Europe 2014 Tour". More DESERTED FEAR at

Swedish Death Metallers STENCH have revealed another song from their upcoming new album "Venture". You can check out 'Road' at this location. The album will be released on September 26, 2014 in Europe and October 07, 2014 in North America via Agonia Records. More about STENCH at

Norway's technical Death Metallers DISKORD have just released a 12'' vinyl version of their new mini album "Oscillations" via Hellthrasher Productions (Europe) and Australopithecus Records (USA). Each of the vinyl variants is limited to 515 copies, alternately on red / black split colored vinyl (European pressing) and blue / black split (North American pressing), presented in a pocket sleeve (glossy and matte respectively) with a 4-panel, full-color insert. The band will play a release show at Pokalen in Oslo on September 27, 2014 along with LOBOTOMIZED and MORBO. More information at:

September 01, 2014

Swedish Thrashers ENTRENCH will release their second album "Violent Procreation" on November 21, 2014 via War Anthem Records. The album will be available on CD and vinyl and the following tracks will be featured: 'One With Agony', 'Those Who Exceed', 'Adjust To Summit', 'Chemical Holocaust The Mental Wasteland', 'Devoid Of Life', 'Calm The Urge', 'The Process Of Annihilation', 'Senseless Slaughter' and 'Apathetic Existence'. 'Devoid Of Life' can already be checked out here. More info at or

Old Temple have just re-released "Mantra Lucifer Flagelantes", the latest full length from Chile's Black / Death Metallers KRATHERION, as hand numbered jewel case CDs. The album features the following nine tracks: 'Death Kult Church Omega', 'Liturgia Bubonica Infame', 'Necropolis Natal', 'Agonia Dantesca Y Macabra', 'Coito Sigilum Diaboli', 'Combustion Espontanea Del Espiritu Santo', 'Mantra Lucifer Flagelantes', 'Vuelo Nocturno' and 'Fornica Vulgata'. You can listen to them all at this location. More band info at

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