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June 03, 2020

Australian blackened Death Metallers EARTH ROT have just released a live video for the track ‘Unraveling Vapour Of Sanity’ at this location. The song is taken from the band’s latest release “Black Tides Of Obscurity”. EARTH ROT commented on the video release as follows: “While we can’t tour or even meet up to create a video, our good friend NJV Media has pieced this video together for ‘Unravelling Vapour Of Sanity’ from our Melbourne show of the “Dread Rebirth” tour in March. While we spend our isolation starving off madness, this track seems the appropriate choice.” More about EARTH ROT at www.facebook.com/earthrotband

June 02, 2020

Dutch Death Metallers PESTILENCE have parted ways with drummer Septimiu Harsan. The band already found a replacement in Michiel van der Plicht (live drummer for countrymen CARACH ANGREN), with whom PESTILENCE will record their upcoming album “Exitivm”, which will be released via Agonia Records later this year. PESTILENCE issued the following comments about the split: “Right before the drum recordings for the new PESTILENCE album, we got news from Septimiu Harsan, that he will not be a part of this historic event. Recent developments regarding the covid-19 pandemic, the financial aspect and travel situation made him decide to stop pursuing a career in music on a professional level. We, Rutger van Noordenburg, Joost van der Graaf and mr. Pestilence himself, of corpse, wish him health and all the best for the future.” More about PESTILENCE at www.pestilence.nl or www.facebook.com/pestilenceofficial

On June 26, 2020 Hells Headbangers will release “The Forbidden Arts”, the third album from SHED THE SKIN, on CD and vinyl LP formats. SHED THE SKIN is a Satanic old school Death Metal band, created by Kyle Severn (INCANTATION, ACHERON) and Matt Sorg (RINGWORM, BLOOD OF CHRIST). The album will feature the following tracks: ‘Skeletal Firestorm’, ‘Archons Of The Final Creation’, ‘Trow Of Tragedy’, ‘Master Of Thralls’, ‘Necromantic Wellspring’, ‘Glorified In Bloodsmoke’, ‘The Laundress’, ‘Black Bile Of Ceres’, ‘The Moors, The Madness’, ‘Veins Of Perdition’ and ‘Speculum In Blood’. ‘Archons Of The Final Creation’ can already be streamed at Hells Headbangers’ Bandcamp. For all further info, check out www.facebook.com/shedtheskin

“Antichrist Militia”, the new mini album from Finnish War Metallers FRONT, is now streaming in its entirety right here. It will be released on June 05, 2020 via Iron Bonehead Productions. The cover art was created by Jenglot Hitam. More band info at www.facebook.com/legionfront

On June 26, 2020 Werewolf Records will release “Laulu Kuolemasta”, the fifth album from Finnish Black Metallers FÖRGJORD, on CD and vinyl LP formats. It will feature the following tracks: ‘Laulu Murtuvan Niskan’, ‘Ihitiriekko’, ‘Surman Virta’, ‘Kostonhetki’, ‘Kylmyys’, ‘Polkuni Päässä’, ‘Kaksi Kiveä’, ‘Ruotta’, ‘Finlandia’ and ‘Veljessurma’. You can already stream ‘Laulu Murtuvan Niskan’ at this location. For all additional FÖRGJORD information please visit www.facebook.com/forgjord

East Frisian Death Metallers TEMPLE OF DREAD will release their sophomore album “World Sacrifice” on July 24, 2020 via Testimony Records. The complete tracklist reads as follows: ‘World Sacrifice’, ‘Commands From A Black Soul’, ‘Enforcers Of The Vile’, ‘Symbiotic Delusion’, ‘Machine’, ‘Alive I Ro’, ‘Dedication’, ‘Sold Baptism’ (MORGOTH cover) and ‘Blood Craving Mantra’. The title track is already streaming over here. The cover artwork was created by American artist Jesse Peper. More TEMPLE OF DREAD information you will find at www.facebook.com/templeofdread

June 01, 2020

Tampa, Florida based Death Metallers DIABOLIC have signed a deal with Tentacles Industries for the release of their sixth album “Mausoleum Of The Unholy Ghost”. It will be released on CD, vinyl and tape on June 06, 2020. The following tracks will appear on it: ‘Atmosphere Of Dread’, ‘Raped Of All Sacred’, ‘Useless Saviour’, ‘Mausoloeum Of The Unholy Ghost’, ‘Insanity Mastered’, ‘Infamous Legacy’, ‘Passageway To Enchantment’ and ‘Spoken Spite’. “Mausoleum Of The Unholy Ghost” was enginered, mixed and mastered by Juan Punchy Gonzalez at DOW Studios and the artwork was created by Zbigniew M. Bielak. DIABOLIC’s current line-up consists of Paul Ouellette – bass / vocals, Aantar Lee Coates – drums, Matt Barnes – guitars (MONSTROSITY) and Matt Roberts – guitars. For more information visit the band at www.facebook.com/diabolic.deathmetal

Los Angeles, California based Doom / Deathers STYGIAN CROWN have just released a second single from their forthcoming self-titled debut album. You can check out ‘Two Coins For The Ferryman’ right here. The album will be released on June 26, 2020 on CD and vinyl via Cruz Del Sur Music. The digital version will be released on June 19, 2020. A promo video for the album’s first single ‘Up From The Depths’ is still available at this location. The full tracklist reads as follows: ‘The Hall Of Two Truths’, ‘Devour The Dead’, ‘Up From The Depths’, ‘Through Divine Rite’, ‘Flametongue’, ‘When Old Gods Die’ (CD / digital only track), ‘Trampled Into The Earth’ and ‘Two Coins For The Ferryman’. More about STYGIAN CROWN at www.facebook.com/stygiancrown

American Black Metallers BLACK FUNERAL have just premiered the new track ‘The Vamypric Rabisu At The Threshold’ over here. It will appear on the band’s tenth album “Scourge Of Lamashtu”, which will be released on July 03, 2020 via Iron Bonehead Productions. The previously revealed ‘Kassaptu Lemuttu’ can still be checked out at this location. The complete tracklist of the album reads like this: ‘Kassaptu Lemuttu’, ‘The Vampyric Rabisu At The Threshold’, ‘Nergal (Lord Who Prowls By Night)’, ‘Seven Udug-Hul’, ‘Scourge Of Lamashtu (She Who Strangles The Lamb)’, ‘Gidim Hul (Bloodthirst Of The Demonic Dead)’ and ‘Pazuzu King Of The Lilu-Demons’. More BLACK FUNERAL info you will find at www.facebook.com/akhtya

On July 02, 2020 Nebular Carcoma, in co-operation with Satanik Requiem, will release “Spectres Of Bloodshed”, the third album from Polish Black Metal duo BLOOD STRONGHOLD, on vinyl LP format. The following tracks will appear on it: ‘Edict Of Conflict’, ‘Unbowed Wolves’, ‘From The Depths Of Veles Sea’, ‘Blood Dawn’, ‘Forests Dark Eyes’, ‘Crowned Virtue’ and ‘Sunder’. You can already stream ‘Crowned Virtue’ at this location. For all additional information please visit www.nebularcarcoma.com or www.facebook.com/nebularcarcoma

Everlasting Spew Records have signed US Death Metallers INSTIGATE. The band features Kevin Talley (DYING FETUS, SUFFOCATION, MISERY INDEX etc.) and members of BLOODTRUTH and DEMIURGON. Their debut EP “Echoes Of A Dying World” was produced by Stefano Morabito at 16th Cellar Studio and the cover art was created by Vladimir “Smerdulak” Chebakov. The digital version of “Echoes Of A Dying World” will be available on June 05, 2020 and on CD format later this summer. The EP track ‘Atonement’ can already be checked out at this location. For more information visit www.everlastingspew.com or www.facebook.com/everlastingspew

May 30, 2020

On July 02, 2020 Nebular Carcoma will re-release “Dark Rites Of The Mystic Order”, the first demo from Canadian Black Metallers GODLESS NORTH on vinyl LP format. It will feature new cover art and an unreleased cover of BURZUM’s ‘Dunkelheit’. You can check out the track ‘Everlasting Winter Winds’ at this location. The complete tracklist of “Dark Rites Of The Mystic Order” reads as follows: ‘Intro’, ‘Northern Hordes’, ‘Wolf’s Kin’, ‘Everlasting Winter Winds’, ‘Warmoon (Outro)’ and ‘Dunkelheit’ (BURZUM cover). For all further details and ordering information please visit the label at www.nebularcarcoma.com or www.facebook.com/nebularcarcoma

Austin, Texas based Black Metal project SARPA (featuring David Baxter, drummer of PLUTONIAN SHORE, ex – SKREW, ex – ŠKAN) is streaming its upcoming album “Solivagus” in its entirety over here now. The material was written and performed (all instruments, vocals) by David Baxter in various studios throughout Central Texas in 2019 and mixed and mastered by Tony Petrocelly of Trepan Studios. “Solivagus”will be self-released on June 05, 2020 through https://sarpa6.bandcamp.com/album/solivagus. More SARPA info you will find at www.facebook.com/sarpahorde

Spanish Thrashers HOLYCIDE have just released a video for ‘Nuclear Fallout’ at this location. The song is taken from their recently released second album “Fist To Face”, which is also available on Spotify now. All further HOLYCIDE information you will find at www.facebook.com/holycide

Portuguese Black Metallers IRAE have just premiered the new track ‘Between Ruins’ at this location. It is taken from the band’s upcoming fifth album “Lurking In The Depths”, which will be released on June 26, 2020 via Signal Rex. The previously revealed tracks ‘Ratazanas’ and ‘Encurralado’ can still be streamed here and here. The complete “Lurking In The Depths” tracklist reads like this: ‘Nightshade’, ‘Black Metal Violador’, ‘Ratazanas’, ‘A Blaze In The Mist’, ‘Between Ruins’, ‘Encurralado’, ‘Calor, Fome E Doenças’ and ‘Carved In Pit Stones’. More IRAE info at www.facebook.com/irae666

Russian melodic Death Metallers DROPS OF HEART have released a second single off their upcoming new album “Stargazers”. You can check it out at this location. The band issued the following comments on the song: “‘Escapist’ is one of the most melancholic songs of the album, besides its high speed and powerful energy. This gloominess, untethered from the typical pacing that accompanies it, allows the song to capture a specific type of despair in unusual clarity. This song is about people who lose touch with reality in the pursuit of their dreams. It’s about some kind of a method of flight from life’s problems, and how sad it would be.” DROPS OF HEART recently also released a video for album track ‘Modern Madness’, which you will still find here. “Stargazers” will be out on July 22, 2020. You can pre-order the album at dropsofheart.bandcamp.com and follow DROPS OF HEART at www.facebook.com/dropsofheartmetal

“Shells Will Fall”, the latest album from Finnish old school Death Metallers DECAYING, was just released on vinyl via Defying Danger Records yesterday, May 29, 2020. It is limited to 400 copies (100 white and 300 black vinyls with lyric sheet, free download code and an album sticker). Defying Danger Records will also release 300 hand numbered tapes of the album on June 06, 2020. Order information you will find at www.defyingdanger.de. More about DECAYING at www.facebook.com/decayingofficial

May 29, 2020

Swedish MEGASCAVENGER have just signed a deal with Xtreem Music for the release of their fifth album “Songs In The Key Of Madness”. It will be released on August 06, 2020 on CD format. Guests (on vocals and guitar solos) this time come from members of MACHETAZO, CROPSY MANIAC, WOMBBATH, FONDLECORPSE and PAGANIZER. A first advance single is already available here. The complete tracklist reads as follows: ‘They Went Mad’, ‘The Beckoning Of The Rats’, ‘Laboratory Serenades’, ‘First We Slay (Then We Gorge)’, ‘Five Severed Fingers’, ‘Nothing But The Feet Remains’, ‘Human Sinkhole’ and ‘A Terrible Tale Of Reeking Remains’. You can visit MEGASCAVENGER at www.facebook.com/megascavenger

On July 10, 2020 Edged Circle Productions will release “Jaertegn”, a special split 10″ EP between Norwegian Black Metal acts TAAKE and DEATHCULT. TAAKE will be featured with ‘Slagmark’ and the DARKTHRONE cover ‘Ravnajuv’, while DEATHCULT complete the split release with the BEHERIT cover ‘Black Arts’ and ‘Der Würger’. You can already listen to DEATHCULT’s ‘Der Würger’ at this location. For more information visit the label at www.edgedcircleproductions.com or www.facebook.com/edgedcircleproductions

Berlin, Germany based progressive brutal Death Metallers DEFEATED SANITY have just released an official video for the song ‘Imposed Corporeal Inhabitation’ right here. The song is taken from the band’s forthcoming album “The Sanguinary Impetus”, which will be released on July 24, 2020 via Willowtip Records. The video was directed by Obscenery Films, with additional filming by M. Heller and M. Martin. More about DEFEATED SANITY at www.facebook.com/defeatedsanity

Swedish old school Death Metallers CENTINEX are streaming their new studio album “Death In Pieces” in its entirety at this location now. It will be released via Agonia Records today. For all further information follow CENTINEX at www.facebook.com/centinexofficial

Canadian blackened Death Metallers NECRONOMICON have just released a drum playthrough video for the song ‘From Ashes Into Flesh’ over here. The track is taken from the band’s latest record “UNUS”, which was released in October 2019 via Season Of Mist. You can listen to the entire album at this location. More NECRONOMICON info you will find at www.facebook.com/necronomiconmetal

German Death Metallers ARROGANZ have signed with Supreme Chaos Records. The band and the label have already worked together for a split release and an EP and the new full-length will be released in 2020 on CD and vinyl. All additional information you will find at www.facebook.com/arroganzgermany

May 28, 2020

On June 25, 2020 Immortal Souls Productions will release “From Hell For Hate”, the second album from DEAD CARNAGE. The following tracks will appear on it: ‘Edges Of Manipulation’, ‘Devastation’, ‘Caged Brutality’, ‘My Blood Is Black’, ‘Gods Lobotomy’, ‘Chapel Of Decay’, ‘From Dust’, ‘First Kill Last Kill’ and ‘Eternal Void’ (HIEROPHANT cover). You can already listen to ‘Chapel Of Decay’ here. More band info you will find at www.facebook.com/deadcarnage

Finnish Death Metallers VIOLENT HAMMER are streaming their debut album “Riders Of The Wasteland” in its entirety at this location now. It will be released tomorrow, May 29, 2020, via Hells Headbangers. More band info you will find at www.facebook.com/violenthammer

Dutch brutal Death Metallers DISAVOWED will release their new album “Revocation Of The Fallen” on July 31, 2020 via Brutal Mind. It will feature the following tracks: ‘The Process Of Comprehension’, ‘The Enlightened One’, ‘Revocation Of The Fallen’, ‘Imposed Afterlife’, ‘Deformed Construct’, ‘Therapeutic Dissonance’, ‘Defractured In Contemplation’, ‘Egocentric Entity’, ‘The Inevitable Outcome’ and ‘Facing The Singularity’. A lyric video for the album’s first single ‘The Enlightened One’ is already available here. For all further DISAVOWED information please visit www.facebook.com/disavowedofficial

Finnish Black Metallers GLOOM have just premiered the title track of their upcoming debut full length “Rider Of The Last Light” over here. The album will be out on June 26, 2020 via Spread Evil Productions. Its complete tracklist reads like this: ‘Bleed’, ‘Iron Claws Of Black Metal’, ‘Fuck Your Faith’, ‘Deep In The Ground’, ‘No Mercy After Sunset’, ‘Murder Yourself’, ‘By Your Own Hands’ and ‘Rider Of The Last Light’. For more info check out www.spreadevil.net or www.facebook.com/spreadevilproductions