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December 02, 2021

The same procedure as every year… 2021 is almost finished and it would be great if you could let us know again which releases you enjoyed the most this year, so that we can compile that in our BEST OF 2021 READERS POLL. All you have to do is send a list of your 10 favorite releases here. It doesn’t matter if it’s a demo, an EP or an album, but it must have been released this year. So, spread the word around and send us your lists until December 30, 2021 the latest. We will publish the results in early 2022.

Polish blackened Death Metallers SOTHORIS will release their second full length “Wpiekłowstąpienie” on January 06, 2022 on CD via More Hate Productions (Russia), Old Metal Rites (Brazil), Misantropia Records (Finland) and in the third quarter of 2022 via Entropy Records (Columbia). It was produced by Krzysztof Kostencki at Tetra Wave Studio and the cover artwork was created by Polish artist Bartosz Muszyński. The album will feature the following tracks: ‘Proroctwo’, ‘Potępieniec’, ‘Człowiek Z Marmuru’, ‘Przykazanie Śmierci’, ‘Opus Dei’, ‘W Cieniu Golgoty’, ‘Wpiekłowstąpienie’ and ‘Requiem Dla Hien’. You can already check out ‘W Cieniu Golgoty’ at this location and ‘Opus Dei’ over here. For more SOTHORIS info please visit www.facebook.com/sothorisband

December 01, 2021

On February 04, 2022 Personal Records will release a split album between Austria / Sweden based Black Metallers CARATHIS and Canadian Black Metallers SULFURE on CD format. You can already stream it in its entirety at this location. All further info about both bands you will find at https://carathisbm.bandcamp.com and www.facebook.com/sulfureqc

“Opus Blasphamatum”, a split album between Canadian, respectively German Black Metallers DÉLÉTÈRE and SARKRISTA, will be released on December 02, 2021 via Sepulchral Productions. It is already streaming in its entirety at this location now. More info about both bands you will find at www.facebook.com/inopiaetmorbo or www.facebook.com/sarkrista

Texas based Death Metallers CHURCH OF DISGUST have just revealed a new track entitled ‘Boiling Seas Of Yuggoth’ over here. It will appear on the band’s upcoming third album “Weakest Is The Flesh”, which will be released in early 2022 via Hells Headbangers on CD and vinyl LP formats. For more info and regular updates follow CHURCH OF DISGUST at www.facebook.com/churchofdisgust

November 30, 2021

On February 22, 2022 Abstract Emotions will release “Void”, the debut album from Madrid, Spain based INERTH, on CD, vinyl LP and cassette tape formats. A lyric video for the track ‘Dismantle The Illusion’ can already be watched over here. The complete tracklist reads as follows: ‘Precognition’, ‘Resilience In’, ‘Paranoiac Critical Solitude’, ‘Isolate’, ‘Dismatle The Ilusion’, ‘Deadline To Mankind’, ‘Visions Of Truth’, ‘Nadir’, ‘Brave New Cold War’ and ‘Reality Tunnels’. More band info you will find at www.facebook.com/inerthband

“The Carnal Temples”, the new EP from Finland’s Black Metallers AEGRUS, will be released via Osmose Productions on January 28, 2022 on CD, 12″ vinyl and cassette tape formats. The following tracks will appear on it: ‘The Carnal Temples’, ‘In Death Rapture’, ‘Moonlit Coffinspirit’ and ‘Flesh And Blood’. All further info you will find at www.facebook.com/aegrusofficial

Finnish Death Metallers CRYPTIC HATRED will release their debut full length “Nocturnal Sickness”on February 18, 2022 via the Other Records (CD, LP and cassette) and Desert Wastelands Productions (North America, CD and cassette). The album was recorded in Helsinki at Kolotila Studios by Olli Nokkala and mastered by Jaakko Viitalähde at Virtalähde Mastering. The cover art was created by Paolo Girardi. The following tracks will be featured on it: ‘Into The Depths’, ‘Stench Of The Dead’, ‘Nocturnal Sickness’, ‘Vile Execution’, ‘Full Of Hate’, ‘As I Enter Darkness’, ‘Deathtroops’, ‘Strangled To Silence’, ‘Saw Torture’ and ‘Eternal Horror’. You can already check out the single ‘Full Of Hate’ at this location. More about CRYPTIC HATRED at www.facebook.com/cryptichatred

Athens, Greece based Black Metallers DIABLERY have just premiered a video for ‘Sanguine Emissions Of Aeonic Ecstasy’ at this location. The track will appear on the band’s second album “Candles”, which will be released on December 17, 2021 via Saturnal Records. The previously revealed album track ‘The Star-Veiled Face’ can still be checked out here. The complete “Candles” tracklist reads as follows: ‘Three Torches Lit’, ‘Sanguine Emissions Of Aeonic Ecstasy’, ‘Spiral Ascension Of Becoming’, ‘The Star-Veiled Face’, ‘The Coming Fog’, ‘The Piercing Ice’, ‘Moonlit Dome Revealed’, ‘The Earth Covered My Face’ and ‘The Core That Burns Forever’. For all further band information check out www.diablery.gr

Australian blackened Thrash duo HELL MACHINE have just released their sophomore album “Relentless Aggression”. It was recorded at Pony Music in Melbourne and features the following tracks: ‘Devil Spawn’, ‘She-Demon’, ‘Burn In Hell’, ‘God Is Nowhere’, ‘Gates Of Hell’, ‘Lowlife’, ‘Possession’ and ‘Hammer Of Hate’. More HELL MACHINE info you will find at https://hellmachine.bandcamp.com or www.facebook.com/hellmachineaus

Serbian Black Metallers CMPT have just premiered the track ‘Seme Ponoći’ at this location. The track is taken from the band’s upcoming debut full length “Krv I Pepeo”, which will be released on December 21, 2021 via Osmose Productions. The album will feature the following eight tracks: ‘Seme Ponoci’, ‘Krv I Pepeo’, ‘Prokletije’, ‘Vrani Pir’, ‘Srce Od Trnja’, ‘Memla’, ‘Mesecev Zub’ and ‘Na Vecernjem Lahoru’. More CMPT at https://semeponoci.bandcamp.com

November 29, 2021

On January 07, 2022 Edged Circle Productions will release a new EP entitled “Mourn The Dying Light” from international Death Metallers DARKENED on 7″ vinyl format. It will feature the tracks ‘Black Winter’ and ‘The Slime Runs Down Your Throat’. The cover artwork was created by Juanjo Castellano Rosado (UNLEASHED, THE BLACK DALHIA MURDER, GATES OF ISHTAR). You can already listen to ‘Black Winter’ over here. The current line-up of DARKENED consists of Hempa Brynolfsson – guitar (EXCRUCIATE), Linus Nirbrant – guitar (A CANOROUS QUINTET), Tobias Cristiansson – bass (GRAVE, ex-DISMEMBER), Gord Olson – vocals (YE GOAT HERD GODS) and Andy Whale – drums (MEMORIAM, ex-BOLT THROWER). For all additional DARKENED info please visit www.facebook.com/darkeneddeathmetal

Québéc, Canada based Black Metallers OSSUAIRE will release a new mini album entitled “Triumvirat” on December 02, 2021 via Sepulchral Productions. It will feature the following tracks: ‘À L’aube De L’impur’, ‘La Sainte Purge’, ‘Triumvirat’, ‘Ignipotentis’ and ‘Cénotaphe’. A full stream you will find at this location. More about OSSUAIRE at www.facebook.com/ossuaire.qc

November 28, 2021

Algerian brutal technical Death Metallers SILENT OBSESSION have just released a new single entitled ‘Against The Process’. The song is available for streaming at this location. A playthrough video (featuring vocalist Redouane Aouameur of LELAHELL) has also been released and is available over here, while a lyric video can be watched at this location. For more band information please visit www.facebook.com/silent-obsession-109984977066268