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May 25, 2016

WARFATHER, featuring MORBID ANGEL frontman / bassplayer Steve Tucker, will release their second album "The Grey Eminence" on September 16, 2016 via Greyhaze Records. It was produced by Erik Rutan (HATE ETERNAL, ex - MORBID ANGEL). Tucker just issued the following statement about the album: "I am extremely excited for the release of "The Grey Eminence". I feel that this album is one of the best things that I have ever been a part of! Erik Rutan did an amazing job on the production and the songs speak for themselves!" Producer Erik Rutan additionally commented on "The Grey Eminence" as follows: "Recording with Steve and the guys on the new WARFATHER album has been fantastic! It has been a blast to be working on this monster album in the studio once again with my great friend and former band mate. The songs are heavy as hell and just outright awesome. We have some great tones and performances." More about WARFATHER at

Japanese Death Metallers DEFILED have just released another track from their forthcoming new album "Towards Inevitable Ruin". You can check out 'Conspiracy' here. Guitarist Yusuke Sumita commented on the track like this: "The time has come to offer you another track from our upcoming album "Towards Inevitable Ruin". We are well aware that this production deviates quite a bit from the current standard, because it has a lot of vibration, but hopefully many of you guys enjoy our effort to achieve an 'organic sound'. We have worked hard on it and we are very proud of having a natural rich tone... no regrets!" The following tracks will appear on the album: 'Subversion', 'Cauterized', 'Doomsday', 'Conspiracy', 'Force And Obedience', 'Shadows Hands', 'Fear From Above', 'Scapegoat', 'Debunked', 'One World', 'Silent But Ongoing' and 'Towards Inevitable Ruin'. "Towards Inevitable Ruin" will be relased on July 08, 2016 via Season Of Mist. For all additional DEFILED information check out or

May 24, 2016

Spanish Black Metallers SHEIDIM have signed a deal with Dark Descent Records for the release of their debut full-length "Shrines Of The Void". The follow-up to the band's 2015 vinyl 7" EP "Amidst The Ashes Of Consciousness / In The Light Of The Dying Stars" was recorded and mixed by J. Félez at Moontower Studios and mastered by D. Lowndes at Resonance Sound Studio. The album will be released on June 24, 2016 on CD and digital formats, while the vinyl edition will be out via Me Saco Un Ojo Records. The complete tracklist reads as follows: 'First Poison', 'Shrines Of The Void', 'Deviant Kingdom', 'Sunken Nigredo', 'Amrita', 'Without Reins' and 'Remnants'. The track 'Without Reins' is already streaming at this location. More about SHEIDIM at

Polish Death Metallers ETERITUS will release their debut full length "Following The Ancient Path" in the second half of June via Godz Ov War Productions. You can already listen to the track 'Incinerator' here. More info at

May 23, 2016

German Death Metallers DEHUMAN REIGN have just released a lyric video for 'Apply Salt To The Open Wound' at this location.  The track is taken from their upcoming debut full length "Ascending From Below“, which will be released via F.D.A. Rekotz at the end of the week (the vinyl edition will follow on July 01, 2016). More band info at

May 21, 2016

Lord Of The Flies Records have just released DETERIOROT's debut full length "In Ancient Beliefs" on vinyl. The album, that was originally released by Repulse Records back in 2001, features exclusive new artwork of Juanjo Castellano. Brand new merchandise in support of this release you'll get at For all further information and ordering details check out More about DETERIOROT at

May 20, 2016

Melbourne, Australia based Death Metallers SEWERCIDE will release their debut full length "Immortalized In Suffering" via Unspeakable Axe Records on June 13, 2016. A promo video for the song 'Snares Of Carnality' can already be checked out at this location. The full album tracklist reads as follows: 'For Those About To Rot', 'A Dying Dream', 'Snares Of Carnality', 'Interlude In Agony', 'Acrimoniously Disharmonized', 'Pierced With Sentient Trepidity', 'Megalithic Tomb', 'Infinifixion' and 'Eternal (In Spirit)'. In support of "Immortalized In Suffering" SEWERCIDE will be touring across the US from the end of May (Los Angeles, California) until mid July (Seattle, Washington). More details and band info at

May 19, 2016

On June 06, 2016 Chicago based Death / Thrashers FUNERAL NATION will re-release their classic "After The Battle" album as a 25th Anniversary double CD edition, limited to 1000 copies. CD 1 will contain the original mix / mastering of the entire "After The Battle" recording before it was remastered by Turbo Music. You can already check out samples of it at the band's official website CD 2 will contain the song 'Satan's Prey' (that was cut from the Turbo release), the original "State Of Insanity" recordings (the band's first demo from 1989) and many never before released songs. "After The Battle XXV" will also include a 12 page booklet with lyrics. The band is still looking for distributors, so feel free to contact them via

MONSTROSITY have finished recording a brand new, as of yet untitled, studio album. It was once again produced by Lee Harrison and MONSTROSITY, while Mark Lewis is currently in the midst of mixing it. The release is scheduled for Fall 2016. The band has furthermore released a "Writing Demo" for the song 'Final Cremation' from January 1991, which features an extra verse. You can check it out at this location. For more information and regular updates go to

MISERY INDEX will play a couple of European dates in July / August in support of their latest full-length "The Killing Gods". The tour starts in Erfurt (Germany) at the Club From Hell on July 22, 2016 and continues through six countries. The final show will be in Siegen (Germany), at the Vortex Surfer Musikclub on August 02, 2016. MISERY INDEX frontman Jason Netherton has issued the following statement regarding this tour: "We are looking very much forward to return to Europe! It has been two years, and while this tour focuses mostly on Central Europe, we are still very excited to bring this machine back over to melt some old world faces. We are doing a killer mix of festivals and headlining dates, and we have a special set in mind that will span our 14 year existence, with a few extra surprises throw in. This run will close out 'The Killing Gods' tour cycle with bomb blast, so come one and come all!" For all additional info check out

INQUISITION have just released a track from their upcoming new album "Bloodshed Across The Empyrean Altar Beyond The Celestial Zenith". You can check out 'Wings Of Anu' right here. Frontman Dagon has commented on the track as follows: "He is the god of all stars, creator of all gods and ruler of all heavens. His wings have extended to earth in the form of wings in flying motion visiting us since we were the seeds of his creation. The wings are many and they watch upon us in silence from the skies that connect through portals of time." "Bloodshed Across The Empyrean Altar Beyond The Celestial Zenith" will be released on August 26, 2016 via Season Of Mist. More INQUISITION at

May 17, 2016

Indiana based blackened Thrashers SKELETON WOLF have premiered the new song 'Bow Down To Death' at this location. It is taken from their forthcoming self-titled debut full length that will be released on June 10, 2016. For ordering details go here. The album features the following tracks: 'Bow Down To Death', 'At The Sixth Foot', 'M.P.F.F.', 'Whatever Demons', 'Eternal Lies', 'She's Insane' and 'Forever Awake'. More about SKELETON WOLF at or

May 13, 2016

Swedish Death Metallers BLOOD MORTIZED have just released a video for the track 'Salvation'. You can check it out at this location. The song appears on their 2016 demo. You can still listen to their last album "The Demon, The Angel, The Disease" here. For more information go to

Bulgarian Death Metallers EUFOBIA will release their third album before the end of the year. They have already released a video for 'Liquid Of Creation', which is gonna be the first single off the album, over here. All additional EUFOBIA info you will find at or

May 12, 2016

The title of the upcoming new INQUISITION album will be "Bloodshed Across The Empyrean Altar Beyond The Celestial Zenith". It has been scheduled for release on August 26, 2016. For more info and updates check out

To celebrate their 25th anniversary Sweden's CLOSE-UP MAGAZINE will celebrate a big party on a Metal cruise with live performances of the following bands: ENTOMBED (original members Nicke Andersson, Alex Hellid and Uffe Cederlund), UNLEASHED, GRAVE, MERCILESS, NECROPHOBIC, GENERAL SURGERY, CENTINEX, INTERMENT and GOD MACABRE. The ship will leave Stockholm (Sweden) on October 27, 2016 for Turku (Finland) and return the following day. More information at

South Carolina based progressive Black Metallers ENTHEAN will release their debut full length "Priests Of Annihilation" on May 20, 2016. It features the following 8 tracks: '1054', 'Tones Of Desecration', 'Before You, I Am', 'Dysthanasia', 'Ekpyrosis', 'Behold The Primordial', 'Bring Forth The Raven' and 'Invalesc De Profundis'. The full album is now streaming at this location. For more ENTHEAN information check out

Belarusian Black / Death Metallers LJOSAZABOJSTWA will release a CD version of their debut demo / EP "Starazytnaje Licha" ("Ancient Evil") on May 13, 2016 via Hellthrasher Productions as a limited digipak edition with one extra track ('Struk U Horła Chrysta'). The material was recorded in the Fall of 2015 and mixed and mastered by Aliaksiej Siedzin. The tracklist reads as follows: 'Struk U Horła Chrysta', 'Stara¸ytnaje Licha', 'Kamunija Ahniom' and 'Dzień Nawi'. A stream of the original 3-track version is available at

May 11, 2016

One week before its official release, "Garden Of Bones", the upcoming third album from Swedish Death Metallers SORCERY, is already streaming in its entirety exclusively at this location. "Garden Of Bones" will once again be released via Xtreem Music. More about SORCERY at

"Bringer Of Drought", the second full length from Montreal's PHOBOCOSM, will be released on May 13, 2016 via Dark Descent Records. It is already streaming in its entirety here. The band issued the following statement about the album: "Musically, it opened up a lot of possibilities for us and we cannot wait to see where it will take us on our next album. One thing's for sure: darkness, chaos and pain will remain the main inspiration behind our music." Additional PHOBOCOSM information you will find at

'A Witching Whore', a track from the forthcoming new GRAVE DESECRATOR album "Dust To Lust", is now streaming at this location. The "Dust To Lust" artwork was created by Polish artist Zbigniew M. Bielak (MAYHEM, WATAIN, GHOST, ZHRINE) and the complete tracklist reads like this: 'Intro (Dust To Lust)', 'Temple Of Abominations', 'Funeral Mist', 'Gods Of Death', 'A Witching Whore', 'Host Desecration', 'Anathema Bloodlust', 'Bleed For Worship', 'Memento Mori', 'One More Soul', 'Mephistophallus In Occultopussy' and 'Perpetual Oath'. The album will be released on June 17, 2016 via Season Of Mist. More info about GRAVE DESCRATOR at or

Swedish old school Death Metallers CENTINEX will release their new album "Doomsday Rituals" on July 08, 2016 via Agonia Records. 'Exist To Feed', a new track from the album, can already be checked out here. "Doomsday Rituals" was recorded at Wing Studios with producer Sverker Widgren (CENTINEX, DEMONICAL, DIABOLICAL) and the cover artwork was created by Bahrull Marta of Abomination Imagery. The following tracks will appear on the album: 'Flesh Passion', 'From Intact To Broken', 'Dismemberment Supreme', 'Generation Of Flies', 'The Shameful Few', 'Doomsday', 'Exist To Feed', 'Death Decay Murder', 'Sentenced To Suffer' and 'Faceless'. More CENTINEX at

May 10, 2016

Russian Black / Death Metallers GREY HEAVEN FALL have just released a video for the track 'Tranquility In A Black Room' at this location. The song is taken from the album "Black Wisdom" which was released on October 30, 2015 via Aesthetics Of Devastation. A full album stream is available here. More about GREY HEAVEN FALL at

Dutch Thrashers DISQUIET have released another video for their latest album "The Condemnation" right here. The album, that was released earlier this year via Soulseller Records, features the following tracks: 'Ascending', 'Condemnation', 'Fist Of Persistence', 'Born To Dissent', 'The Great Divide', 'Haul Down The Tree Of Life', 'Las’Pasi', 'From Essence Deprived', 'IDK' and 'Bred To Fail'. For all additional DISQUIET information check out or

Finnish Black Metallers MUSTA MESSIAS have just released their self-titled debut EP via Rotten Vomit Records. It is available as a pro cassette tape, limited to 100 copies. You can stream it in its entirety or order a copy at this location

May 06, 2016

Swedish / US Death Metallers RIBSPREADER have just released an advance track of their upcoming new album "Suicide Gate - A Bridge To Death". You can check out 'Suicide Gate' at this location. The artwork for the album was created by Juanjo Castellano and its complete tracklist reads like this: 'Descent Of The Morbid', 'Centuries Of Filth', 'Eligi', 'The Suffering Earth', 'A Worthless Breed', 'World Dismemberment', 'In Mankind's Rotting Grip', 'The Remains In The Wall' and 'Under Ash-Filled Skies'. "Suicide Gate - A Bridge to Death" will be released on June 15, 2016 via Xtreem Music on CD and vinyl 12". For all additional RIBSPREADER information check out the band's official facebook site at

FUNERAL PROCESSION will replace PATH OF SAMSARA at the Acherontic Arts II Festival on May 07, 2016 in Oberhausen, Germany. Stagetime is 15:00. Other bands to appear on the bill are THE RUINS OF BEVERAST, URFAUST, MOURNING BELOVETH, WEDERGANGER, DREAD SOVEREIGN, KERMANIA, OUR SURVIVAL DEPENDS ON US and many more. FUNERAL PROCESSION is also looking for a place to play in the area of Cologne / Frankfurt for a possible gig in October. More info and contact:

May 03, 2016

Hammerheart Records will re-issue the following LEVIATHAN albums in deluxe digipack editions, as well as a limited box-set with all five albums: "The Tenth Sublevel Of Suicide", "Tentacles Of Whorror", "Howl Mockery At The Cross", "Massive Conspiracy Against All Life" and "A Silhouette In Splinters". The release is planned for Summer 2016. More about LEVIATHAN at

The forthcoming fifth full-length from German Black Metallers IMPERIUM DEKADENZ will be entitled "Dis Manibvs". It is Latin for "To The Spirits Of The Dead" and basically means "In Remembrance". It originally appeared on antique Roman grave markers. The album, that will be released on August 26, 2016 via Season Of Mist, features the following tracks: 'Durch Das Tor...', 'Brigobannis', 'Aue Der Nostalgie', 'Ave Danuvi', 'Memoria', 'Aura Silvae', 'Der Unweg', 'Striga' and 'Tränen Des Bacchus'. All additional band info you will find at or

Southern California's GHOULGOTHA will release their second album "To Starve The Cross" via Dark Descent Records on June 13, 2016 (on CD and digital formats, with vinyl treatment coming soon after). The band has already posted a video for the album track 'The Sulfur Age' at this location. "To Starve The Cross" was mixed and mastered by Damian Herring at Subterranean Watchtower Studios and the artwork was created by Mattias Frisk. For more GHOULGOTHA check out

Equinox Discos, in co-operation with Unholy Prophecies, will release the new INSULTERS album "Metal Still Means Danger". It will be available on vinyl and as a giant 4 panel digipak CD (in the size of a 7" EP) later this year. César Valladares is responsible for the artwork and the whole material was recorded, mixed and mastered by Javi F. at Moontower Studios in March 2016. The tracklist reads like this: 'Age Of Terror', 'Highway Of Death', 'Icons & Symbols', 'Bang Your Fucking Skull', 'Forged In Hell's Fire', 'Bastard Soldiers', 'Burn With The Witch', 'Here Falls The Hammer' and 'Metal Still Means Danger'. INSULTER's first album "We Are The Plague" is still streaming in its entirety at the Unholy Prophecies bandcamp site. More about INSULTERS at

German Doom / Death Metal trio INTO COFFIN have signed a deal with Terror From Hell Records for the release of their debut album "Into A Pyramid Of Doom", that will be released on CD at the end of May. For more information check out or

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