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May 24, 2024

VENOM INC.‘s Jeff “Mantas” Dunn had suffered a heart attack on the morning of April 17, 2024. An angiogram revealed issues with two valves, leading to the immediate placement of two stents. The swift response from medical professionals at Abrantes UCIC and later in Lisbon ensured he received the necessary care promptly. Jeff is now recuperating at home, but his road to recovery will be long, and he will be unable to perform live for the foreseeable future. A campaign to support his medical expenses and recovery process was launched. So, if you can help him in any way, go to https://gofund.me/e50708cd. Every donation, no matter the size, will significantly aid Jeff’s journey back to health.

Swiss technical Death Metallers ADELON have just released a lyric video for the track ‘Crimson Luminescence’ at this location. The song is featured on the band’s debut EP “Resurgence”, which will be released on June 21, 2024. It was co-produced, mixed and mastered by Alex Sedin at Ghostalgy Prods. www.facebook.com/adelonband

“Maanelyst”, the debut EP from Norwegian Black Metallers YR, will be released on June 21, 2024, via Hellstain Productions on digipak CD and digitally. It was mixed and mastered by Hugo Alvarstein (GOD DETHRONED, NOCTURNAL BREED, CHROME DIVISION) and the cover artwork was created by Necrolust Productions (KAMPFAR, WHOREDOM RIFE, BLACK ALTAR). “Maanelyst” will feature the following tracks: ‘Doed Og Begravet’, ‘Kvessa Tunger’, ‘Nidhogg’, ‘Stormtatt’ and ‘Offernatt’. You can check out a live version of ‘Nidhogg’ over here. More about YR at www.facebook.com/yrband666

Chicago’s brutal Death Metallers CARRION THRONE have just released the latest single off their upcoming EP “The Feast Of Human Vices”. You can check out a visualizer video for ‘Mazoku Mao’ at this location. The EP will be out on May 31, 2024 via Lacerated Enemy Records. Here’s the complete tracklist: ‘Misanthropic’, ‘Dark Atavism’, ‘Mazoku Mao’, ‘The Feast Of Human Vices’, ‘Descending Firmament’ (Promo 2022 – bonus track) and ‘Sinning Tree’ (Promo 2022 – bonus track). www.facebook.com/carrionthronedeath

Spanish Thrashers HOLYCIDE have just released an animated video for ‘Lie Is The New Truth’ over here. The song will be featured on the band’s third full length “Towards Idiocracy”, which will be released on June 06, 2024 via Xtreem Music on CD, vinyl LP, cassette tape and digital formats. www.holycide.com

May 23, 2024

Greek melodic Black Metallers WINTER ETERNAL have just premiered the track ‘Echoes Of Primordial Gnosis’ at this location. It is the title track of the band’s upcoming fourth full length, which will be released on June 28, 2024 via Hells Headbangers. The previously revealed album tracks ‘The Serpent’s Curse’ and ‘Two Heavens As One’ can still be streamed here and here. More about WINTER ETERNAL at www.facebook.com/wintereternalband

On July 05, 2024 Soulseller Records will release the self-titled debut full length from Norway’s Black Metallers STEINRAS on vinyl LP, CD and digitally. The first single ‘En Kald Død’, featuring Skagg (DEATHCULT, GAAHLSKAGG, ex – TAAKE) on vocals, is already available at this location. The complete tracklist reads as follows: ‘En Kald Død (feat. Skagg)’, ‘Djevelen I Minnet’ (feat. Doedsadmiral), ‘Timeglasset (feat. V’gandr)’, ‘Crawler Of The Crypt (feat. Stud Bronson)’, ‘Sands Of Time (feat. Thomas S. Øvstedal and Roger Olsen)’, ‘Sin Egen Ild (feat. Dolgar)’, ‘Livsdans Og Dødsønske (feat. Stig Ese)’, ‘Titus Satanicus (feat. Thomas Eriksen)’, ‘Dødt (feat. Nag)’ and ‘Satanic Fate (feat. Lars ‘Balfori’ Larsen)’. The cover artwork and logo was created by Jannicke Wiese-Hansen. www.facebook.com/p/steinras-100041676165742

Swedish Death Metallers OPEN SURGERY will release their new EP “Absolute Destruction” on July 19, 2024 via BVR Records. You can already stream the single ‘Ceremonial Collector Of Skulls’ over here. For all further info please visit OPEN SURGERY at www.facebook.com/opensurgery

“Contagion Zero”, the seventh full-length of Danish Black Metallers HORNED ALMIGHTY, will be released on July 05, 2024 on vinyl LP, CD and digitally via Soulseller Records. It was recorded, mixed and mastered at Hop House Studios in late 2023 with producer Andreas Linnemann. The artwork was created by Belial Necroarts. A first track entitled ‘Ascension Of Fever and Plague’ can already be checked out at this location. The complete tracklist reads as follows: ‘The Messiah Scourge’, ‘Gospels Of Sickness’, ‘Vermin On The Mount’, ‘Ascension Of Fever And Plague’, ‘Furnace Of Sulphur And Fire’, ‘Darken The World’ and ‘Epilogue… Of Hades And Of Death’. You can follow HORNED ALMIGHTY at www.facebook.com/hornedalmighty

Vancouver, Canada based Death Metallers REVERSED are streaming their upcoming debut full length “Wildly Possessed” in its entirety at this location now. The album was recorded at Fiasco Bros. Studios and mixed and mastered by Marco S. Vermiglio at The Forge Music Productions. It will be released on May 24, 2024 via Invictus Productions. The previously revealed video for the album track ‘Final Death’ can still be watched over here. More about REVERSED at www.facebook.com/reversedmetalofdeath

On May 24, 2024 Amor Fati Productions will release “Metempsychosis”, the fifth full length from Belgian Black Metallers CULT OF ERINYES, on CD and vinyl LP formats. A full album stream you will find over here. For all additional CULT OF ERINYES information please visit www.facebook.com/cult.erinyes

May 22, 2024

Finnish Death / Grinders I, CURSED have just released a lyric video for their new single ‘Blades’ at this location. The single is part of the band’s new “Death Holograms” EP, which will be released in July 2024. The EP was produced by I, CURSED and Jerkka Perälä of Soft Neon Audiovisual. It will be released via Inverse Records in co-operation with Meara Music. www.facebook.com/i.cursed.grind

Polish Death Metallers DISLOYAL have just released a new single off their upcoming fifth full-length “Divine Miasmata”. You can watch a lyric video for ‘Betrayed Faith’ over here. The album was recorded at Monroe Sound Studio and engineered, mixed and mastered by Arkadiusz “Aro” Jablonski. It was produced by Arkadiusz “Aro” Jablonski and DISLOYAL. Here’s the complete tracklist: ‘Divine Miasmata’, ‘Silent Revolution’, ‘The Black Pope’, ‘1347-1352’, ‘Stella Peccatorum’, ‘Betrayed Faith’, ‘Religion Of Warfare’, ‘Ravens Of Starvation’ and ‘The Ascension Of Abaddon’. “Divine Miasmata” will be out on July 12, 2024 via Black Lion Records. www.facebook.com/disloyalband

American Death Metallers MASSACRE have just finished recording the band’s fifth full length (the first for Agonia Records). It will be released in the second half of 2024. The material will be mixed and mastered at Studio Unbound in Sweden, with former MASSACRE member Jonny Pettersson behind the console. The recording line-up comprises of Kam Lee on vocals, original MASSACRE bassist Mike Borders, returning guitarists Rogga Johansson (PAGANIZER, RIB SPREADER, MEGASCAVANGER) and Jonny Pettersson (WOMBBATH, HEADS FOR THE DEAD) and new drummer Jon Rudin (JUST BEFORE DAWN, HEADS FOR THE DEAD, DEHUMANAUT). www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=61550812858461

Indiana based old school thrashing Death Metallers ASSIMILATOR will release their debut EP “Expelled Into Suffering” via Horror Pain Gore Death Productions on June 21, 2024 on CD and digital formats. You can already listen to the single ‘I Am’ at this location. The full “Expelled Into Suffering” tracklist reads as follows: ‘Expelled Into Suffering’, ‘Nocturnal Forge’, ‘Changeling’ and ‘I Am’. www.facebook.com/assimilatormetal

Germany’s blackened Speed Metal Punks LUCIFUGE are streaming their upcoming sixth full length “Hexensabbat” in its entirety over here now. It will be released on May 24, 2024 via Dying Victims Productions. www.facebook.com/lucifugeblackmetal

On July 19, 2024 AOP Records will release “III”, the third full length of German Black Metallers UPRISING, on CD and vinyl LP formats. Here’s the complete tracklist: ‘Eternal Mantra’, ‘Uprise III’, ‘Raise A Glass’, ‘A Message To The Hypocrites’, ‘While The World Is Burning’ and ‘Brace Yourself’. You can already check out the album opener ‘Eternal Mantra’ at this location. The cover artwork was created by Misanthropic Art. UPRISING was founded in 2016 by W. – a founding member of WALDGEFLÜSTER. www.facebook.com/uprisingblackmetal

‘Nephilim’, the second single from the upcoming fourth GRAND DEMISE OF CIVILIZATION full length “The Blaze Of Abaddon”, has just been revealed over here. The album will be released on June 04, 2024 via Ordovician Records on CD, cassette tape and digital formats. The cover art was created by Belial Necroarts. Here’s the complete tracklist: ‘Redeemer Of Wrath’, ‘Cathedral Reaper’, ‘Silencer’, ‘Nephilim’, ‘North To Hell’ and ‘The Consequence’. A lyric video for the first single ‘Silencer’ is available at this location. GRAND DEMISE OF CIVILIZATION is a blackened Death Metal from Minnesota. They released their debut full-length “Black Goat Apocalypse” in 2009, followed by “Repent Of The Sentient Being” in 2013 and “Below The Feet Of Kings” in 2019. www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100063570482754

May 21, 2024

“Magna Pestilencia”, the debut full length from Swedish Death Metallers ABYSMAL WINDS, will be released on June 21, 2024 via I Hate Records on CD, vinyl LP and digitally. A first track, ‘Obliteration’, is already available for streaming over here. The complete “Magna Pestilencia” tracklist reads like this: ‘Incantation (Intro)’, ‘Sacrilegious’, ‘Obliteration’, ‘Blood Prison’, ‘World Cadaver’, ‘A Slumbering God’, ‘Ivory Tomb’, ‘Horrid Visions’ and ‘Magna Pestilencia’. www.facebook.com/abysmalwinds

On July 22, 2024 Memento Mori will release “The Non-Return”, the sophomore full length from Málaga based old school Death Metallers KRYPTICY, on CD format. It will feature the following tracks: ‘Infected Pharaoh’, ‘Hypatia’s Heresy’, ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’, ‘The Void’, ‘The Water Street Butcher’, ‘UGH!’, ‘Krypticy’ and ‘Virgins Recently Fucked Sacrifice’. You can already check out ‘Hypatia’s Heresy’ at this location. The cover artwork for “The Non-Return” was created by Cardaver Art. www.facebook.com/krypticy

Norwegian Black Metallers MALUM will release their debut full length “In Nauseam” on June 06, 2024 via Hellstain Productions on CD. The album was already released digitally on October 06, 2023. It was produced by Doedsprofet, mixed by Anders Gjelsvik and mastered by Hugo Alvarstein (NORDJEVEL, THUNDERBOLT). The cover artwork was created by Den Unge Herr Holm and Solfall. A full album stream is available over here. For more MALUM, please visit www.instagram.com/norwegian_malum

On July 22, 2024 Memento Mori, in co-operation with Godz Ov War Productions, will release “Waking Nightmares Of An Endless Void”, the sophomore full length of Spanish Death Metallers INTOLERANCE. Memento Mori will release the CD version, while Godz Ov War will release the vinyl and cassette tape versions. You can already stream the album track ‘Fade Into Oblivion’ at this location. The complete tracklist of the album reads as follows: ‘Towards Perdition’, ‘Fade Into Oblivion’, ‘The Dark Forest’, ‘Rite Of Passage’, ‘Hand Of Glory’, ‘Devourer Of Worlds’, ‘Spontaneous Self-Awareness Of The Void’ and ‘Melting Skies’. The cover artwork was created by Juan Alberto Hernandez. www.facebook.com/intolerancedeathmetal

“Plummeting Into The Hour Of The Wolf”, the new EP from American Black Metal quartet BLACK SORCERY, will be released on cassette tape format via Eternal Death on May 24, 2024. A full stream of it you will already find over here. The cover artwork was supplied by Derek Setzer and Maegan Lemay. https://blacksorcery93.bandcamp.com

May 18, 2024

Danish / Turkish Death Metallers HYPERDONTIA will release their third full length “Harvest Of Malevolence” on June 21, 2024 via Dark Descent Records and Me Saco Un Ojo Records. The album will be available on vinyl, CD and digital formats. Desiccated Records will offer an alternative cassette version. A stream of the album opener ‘Death’s Embrace’ is already available at this location. More about HYPERDONTIA at www.facebook.com/hyperdontia

Yonkers, New York based brutal technical Death Metallers MALIGNANCY have just released ‘Biological Absurdity’, the second single from their upcoming fifth full length “…Discontinued”. You can check it out over here. The album will be released on CD, vinyl LP and digital formats on June 14, 2024 via Willowtip Records. The following tracks will be featured on it: ‘Existential Dread’, ‘Binary Paradigm’, ‘Irradiated Miscreation’, ‘Purity Of Purpose’, ‘Ancillary Biorhythms’, ‘Haunted Symmetry’, ‘Decomposing Divinity’, ‘Oppositional Defiance’ and ‘Biological Absurdity’. www.facebook.com/malignancyofficial

German symphonic Black Metal one-man band SUFFERING SOULS (featuring multi-instrumentalist Tobias “Lord Esgaroth”) has just revealed a video for ‘A Touch Of Evil Kindness’ at this location. The song is taken from the upcoming fifth SUFFERING SOULS full length “An Iconic Taste Of Demise”, which will be released on May 31, 2024 via Satanath Records and Fetzner Death Records. It contains ten songs, including an 8-minute symphonic bonus track, which will initially be released as a CD / digipak and later as an LP version. The material was recorded at Hertz Studio in Poland. The drums were played by Michiel van der Plicht (PESTILENCE). www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100063490099366

Hessian Firm has just released “Scathed Gaping Misery”, a compilation from defunct Canadian Black Metal duo TRAILS OF ANGUISH. It consists of all tracks from the band’s EPs “Relentless Abhorrence Of Misery’s Grievance” (2001) and “Scarred Memento” (2003). Here’s the full tracklist: ‘Beyond Charismatic Sickness’, ‘The Scythe Of Engrieved Melancholia’, ‘Laments Of Martyrised Innocence’, ‘Reaping Life’s Frailty’, ‘…And Desolated Trails Of Anguish’, ‘Useless (The Final Soliloquy)’, ‘Haunting’, ‘Spectral Life Scars’, ‘Scathed, Gaping Misery’ and ‘Rebirth’. www.facebook.com/trailsofanguish.official

May 17, 2024

Indiana based Progressive Thrashers IDOL THRONE have just released a lyric video for their new single ‘Petrified’ over here. The track is taken from their upcoming album “A Clarion Call”, which will be released on May 31, 2024 via Stormspell Records. www.facebook.com/idolthrone

Nashville based Black Metallers LENAX have just released a symphonic version of their song ‘Beneath The Chapel’ at this location. The track originally appeared on the band’s 2023 EP “Purity”. It was recorded at Blood Mage Studio, mixed and mastered by Ilarion Ivanenko and the artwork was created by Katana Jae. www.facebook.com/lenaxmetal

On July 26, 2024 AOP Records will release “Age Of Unreason”, the fifth full length from Basel, Switzerland based Black Metallers COLDCELL, on CD and vinyl LP formats. It will feature the following tracks: ‘Hope And Failure’, ‘Dead To The World’, ‘Left’, ‘Solidarity Or Solitude’, ‘Meaningless feat. INEZONA’, ‘Sink Our Souls’ and ‘Discord’. You can already check out ‘Dead To The World’ over here. The cover artwork was created by Gian Andrea Signorell. www.facebook.com/coldcellofficial

Female fronted US Black Metallers HULDER have just revealed a live video for the title track of their sophomore full length “Verses In Oath” at this location. The album has been released earlier this year via 20 Buck Spin. A full stream of it is available over here. HULDER will be on tour in Europe from June 19, 2024 to July 06, 2024. For more info and regular updates please make sure to follow the band at www.facebook.com/hulderus

Berlin, Germany based Thrashers DEIMOS’ DAWN went to the studio with frontman Marc Grewe earlier this year to record a few new songs. As a foretaste of these recordings, the track ‘God Of Pain’ has now been released as a digital single, as well as a video, which you can watch over here. The band is currently working on the possibility to release the songs on vinyl later this year. www.facebook.com/deimosdawn

American brutal Death Metallers PATHOLOGY are streaming their upcoming twelfth full length “Unholy Descent” in its entirety at this location now. It will be released via Agonia Records today. www.facebook.com/pathologymusic

May 16, 2024

Finnish Black Metallers CURSE UPON A PRAYER will release their fourth full length “The Worship: Orthoprax Satanism” on July 26, 2024. The CD version will be released via The Cursed Order, the vinyl version via Folter Records and the cassette tape via Korpituli Productions. The first single ‘Black Venus Erotica’ can already be checked out over here. The complete tracklist of the album reads as follows: ‘Ortopraxia’, ‘Cunt God’, ‘Sulfurserpent’, ‘Blood Poetry’, ‘A Heav’n Of Hell’, ‘I Enthrone You’, ‘Black Venus Erotica’, ‘He That Eateth My Flesh’, ‘The Worship I: Patior’ and ‘The Worship II: Ignis’. www.facebook.com/curseuponaprayer

Soulseller Records have signed Danish Black Metallers HORNED ALMIGHTY and Norwegian Black Metal project STEINRAS. More info, album details (both will be released on July 05, 2024), and first singles will follow on May 23, 2024. HORNED ALMIGHTY will release their seventh full length “Contagion Zero” and STEINRAS their self-titled debut through the label. For more info and updates please visit www.facebook.com/soulsellerrecords or www.facebook.com/hornedalmighty

Finnish melodic Death Metallers HAGALAS have just released ‘Hope Is A Lie’, the third single from their upcoming debut full length “Mentes Reae”, which will be released on May 31, 2024 via Inverse Records. You can check out a video for the song at this location. More band information you will find at www.facebook.com/hagalasofficial

May 15, 2024

Chicago based Death Metallers CARDIAC ARREST are streaming their upcoming eighth full length “The Stench Of Eternity” in its entirety at this location now. It will be released on May 17, 2024 via Hells Headbangers on CD and cassette tape formats. The vinyl LP version will follow on June 14, 2024. www.facebook.com/cardiacarrestdeathmetal

May 14, 2024

GÖDEN, the spiritual successor of US Doom / Deathers WINTER, have just released a video of ‘Urania’ at this location. The track will be featured on the band’s upcoming new album “Vale Of The Fallen”, which will be released on CD, vinyl LP and digitally via Svart Records on May 17, 2024. www.facebook.com/goden.official

Dutch atmospheric Black Metal solo project WURGILNÕ will release its new album “Krijtland” on June 11, 2024 via Fetzner Death Records on CD, cassette tape and digitally. It was recorded at Het Galgenveld in Sittard, The Netherlands from October 2023 to April 2024, mixed by Wurgilnõ and mastered by Jon Sjolin of Experitone in Sweden. You can already watch a video for the track ‘1928’ over here. For all additional WURGILNÕ info please visit www.facebook.com/wurgilno

“Dark Awakening”, the new album from German melodic Death Metallers IRA TENAX, will be released on June 13, 2024 via MDD Records. It was recorded and produced at Kohlekeller Studio. The following tracks will be featured on it: ‘Prologue’, ‘Beginning Of The End’, ‘Council Of The Old’, ‘Golden Son’, ‘Fatal Romance’, ‘Path Of Revenge’, ‘Final Betrayal’, ‘Endless Pain’, ‘When Bright Days Turn Black’, ‘Last Endeavor’ and ‘Aftermath’. A lyric video for ‘Path Of Revenge’ can already be watched at this location. More IRA TENAX info you will find at www.facebook.com/iratenaxhanau


On May 24, 2024 Eternal Death Records will release “Plummeting Into The Hour Of The Wolf”, the new EP from American Black Metal quartet BLACK SORCERY, on limited cassette tape format (100 copies) and digitally. It was recorded and mixed at Distorted Forest Studio in North Smithfield, Rhode Island, mastered at Enormous Door Mastering in Austin, Texas and the artwork was created by Derek Setzer & Maegan LeMay. www.facebook.com/blacksorcery93

New York, Bronx based, one-man melodic Death / Thrash band LEGIONARY has just released a lyric video for ‘Question Everything’, the second single from their forthcoming EP “Prison Realm”. You can check it out over here. The EP, that will be released on June 14, 2024, features the following tracks: ‘Question Everything’, ‘Prison Realm’, ‘Neuroweaponry’ and ‘Arcane Divisions (Remake)’. www.facebook.com/legionaryband

May 13, 2024

Chile based psychedelic Black Metallers KERASFÓRA have just premiered ‘Of Enlightenment And Fall’ at this location. The track will be featured on the band’s upcoming debut full length “Six Nights Beyond The Serpents Threshold”, which will be released on June 14, 2024 via Iron Bonehead Productions. The previously revealed album track ‘Of Serpent And Return’ can still be streamed over here. The complete “Six Nights Beyond The Serpents Threshold” tracklist reads like this: ‘Of Night And Fire’, ‘Of Omniscience And Mystery’, ‘Of Consternation And Ecstasy’, ‘Of Enlightenment And Fall’, ‘Of Darkness And Confusion’ and ‘Of Serpent And Return’. https://kerasfora.bandcamp.com

Siberian brutal Death Metallers GNIDA are streaming their debut full length “Sacrifice For Resurrection” in its entirety over here now. It was recorded in 2023 at Infernal Records Studio (VOMITOUS MASS, TSAVER, HELLCORD) and mixed and mastered at Infernal Records Studio in Siberia. The cover artwork was created by Ungodly Ruins Design. Guest vocals were contributed by Clayton Meade (CONDEMNED), Atur Ryabov (SEPTICOPYEMIA) and Decomposition (ENTRAILS). “Sacrifice For Resurrection” was released on January 10, 2024 on all popular streaming platforms and physically on tape and CD via Heretic Impalement Records. www.facebook.com/gnida.dm

“Succumb Into Madness”, the third full length from Finnish Death / Grind trio NAPALM TED, was released on May 10, 2024 on cassette tape by Mögähead and later on CD by Surrogate Records. You can stream the album at https://napalmted.bandcamp.com

May 11, 2024

On May 10, 2024 Peruvian Black Metal solo project CULMEN has released a 6-track EP entitled “De Un Soplo La Creación” on CD via From Deepest Records. It was recorded between 2022 and 2023 and mixed and mastered at Unholy Light Studio. The cover artwork was created by Dany Cuentas. A full EP stream is available at this location. More CULMEN music you will find at https://culmen.bandcamp.com

Denver, Colorado based technical Death Metallers VALE OF PNATH have just released a video for ‘Silent Prayers’ over here. The track is featured on the band’s upcoming album “Between The Worlds Of Life And Death”, which will be released on CD, vinyl LP and digital formats on May 24, 2024 via Willowtip Records. VALE OF PNATH are on the road in the U.S. this month with co-headliners ABIGAIL WILLIAMS and special guests SUMMONING THE LICH. www.facebook.com/valeofpnathco

Lithuanian blackened Speed Metallers NIGHT SLASHER have released their self-titled debut full length in January of 2024. A full album stream of it you will find at this location now. A video for the track ‘Pit Of Hate’ is available over here and a pro-shot full live video, “Live In Vilnius 2024”, you can additionally watch here. More about NIGHT SLASHER at www.facebook.com/nightslasherofficial

May 10, 2024

Darkness Shall Rise Productions will release of compilation of Swedish Black / Thrashers NIFELHEIM entitled “Unholy Death” on CD, cassette tape and vinyl LP formats. The tape version will be released on June 06, 2024, while the CD and vinyl versions will be available on July 04, 2024. Apart of the four songs from the “Unholy Death” demo tape, this compilation features four other original songs, two intros and two covers (MOTÖRHEAD and BATHORY) from the same recording session. The tracks were remixed from the original master tapes by Hellbutcher in 2024 and mastered by Patrick W. Engel at Temple Of Disharmony in February 2024. A very in-depth interview with Tyrant and Hellbutcher about the early days of the band is also featured in the booklet. The complete tracklist reads as follows: ‘Intro’, ‘Black Curse’, ‘Unholy Death’, ‘Satanic Sacrifice’, ‘Dawn Of The Dark Millennium’, ‘Witchfuck’, ‘Sodomizer’, ‘Possessed By Evil’, ‘The Devastation’, ‘Fuck Off’, ‘Mean Machine’ and ‘Reaper’. You can already check out the title track at this location. For more info please visit www.facebook.com/darknessshallriseproductions

Swiss technical Death Metallers ADELON will release their debut EP “Resurgence” on June 21, 2024 on all main digital streaming platforms. It was co-produced, mixed and mastered by Alex Sedin at Ghostalgy Prods. The artwork was created by Quentin Landolt & Midjourney. “Resurgence” will feature the following four tracks: ‘Fleshless Vertebrae’, ‘Monisme’, ‘Crimson Luminescence’ and ‘Cycles’. www.facebook.com/adelonband

Spanish Thrashers HOLYCIDE have just released another single from their upcoming third full-length “Towards Idiocracy”, which will be released on June 06, 2024 via Xtreem Music on CD, vinyl LP, cassette tape and digital formats. You can watch a lyric video for ‘Remote Control’ at this location. The previously revealed single ‘A.I. Supremacy’ can still be streamed over here. More about HOLYCIDE at www.holycide.com

The full 20-minute version of ‘Nebular Collapse: The Dissolution Of Order And Meaning’, the new song from Michigan based Black Metallers LANZERRATH, is now streaming at this location. It is featured on the band’s split release with SHROUD OF DESPONDENCY, which will be released via Northern Spire Productions today. https://lanzerrath.bandcamp.com

May 09, 2024

Romanian Black Metallers WARHYMN have just released a video for the track ‘Originea’ at this location. It was originally featured on the band’s debut album “Gnosis” from 2020, but has now been re-recorded with a full line-up, produced by Andrei Alexandru Bogdan at Grand Way Studios. This new version will be featured on the upcoming WARHYMN EP “Occult Fire”, which will be released in late 2024 via Loud Rage Music. www.facebook.com/warhymn.official

Costa Rican Industrial Black Metal project DUSK has just released a video for ‘Industrie IV’ over here. The track will appear on their upcoming new album “Industrie”, which will be released on May 31, 2024. You can check out additional selections from “Industrie” at this location. Previous DUSK releases can be streamed at duskvt.bandcamp.com. All additional info you will find at www.facebook.com/duskvt

On July 26, 2024 Dying Victims Productions will release “From Gravel To Grave”, the debut full length from Austria’s blackened Speed Metallers DEATH RACER, on CD and vinyl LP formats. The track ‘Nordschleife’ can already be checked out at this location. The complete “From Gravel To Grave” tracklist reads as follows: ‘Motormentor’, ‘Nordschleife’, ‘Inverted Crossroads’, ‘C.F.S.O.D.C’, ‘Imola ’94 (From Gravel To Grave)’, ‘Racers Of Death’, ‘Traumatized In Traffic Jam Ejection’ and ‘S.M. Death Worship’. You can follow DEATH RACER at www.facebook.com/deathracerspeedmetal

Washington, D.C. based Thrashers DESOLUS are streaming their upcoming debut full length “System Shock” in its entirety over here now. It will be released on May 10, 2024 via Hells Headbangers. The band will be touring the US and Canada with SPITER from late May to late June. For more information and regular updates please visit www.facebook.com/desolusdmv

Indian Death Metal quartet MORAL PUTREFACTION has just released a video for their latest single ‘Divided’ at this location. The track will be featured on their upcoming self-titled debut full length, which will be digitally self-released by the band on May, 24, 2024. A lyric video for the previously released single ‘Serpent’s Gaze’ can still be watched over here. The complete tracklist of the album reads like this: ‘Divided’, ‘Serpent’s Gaze’, ‘Colonial Genocide’, ‘Scum Of The Earth’, ‘Divine Retribution’, ‘Sins Of Our Fathers’ and ‘Beneath Saffron Skies’. www.facebook.com/moralputrefaction

May 08, 2024

Greek Black Metallers FUNERAL STORM are streaming their upcoming sophomore full length “Chthonic Invocations” in its entirety right here now. It will be released on May 10, 2024 via Hells Headbangers. The cover artwork was created by Markus Vesper (DENIAL OF GOD, MANILLA ROAD, ATTIC). www.facebook.com/funeralstorm666

Portuguese blackened Death / Thrash / Punk band SPITGOD has just released a video for ‘You Know It’s Coming’ at this location. The track is featured on the band’s upcoming new EP “Through Life ‘Till Death”, which will be released on May 24, 2024 via Gruesome Records. It was recorded, mixed and mastered by Hugo Ferrão at Studio Lote 71. www.facebook.com/spitgod

Dutch brutal Death Metallers SEVERE TORTURE have just released ‘The Pinnacle Of Suffering’, a track from their upcoming new full length “Torn From The Jaws Of Death”, over here. The album will be released on June 07, 2024 via Season Of Mist. www.facebook.com/severetorture

Italy’s depressive Black / Doom Metallers FORGOTTEN TOMB will release their eleventh full length “Nightfloating” on July 12, 2024 via Agonia Records on jewelcase CD, box CD, cassette tape and vinyl LP (different colors). A video for the album’s title track can already be watched at this location. “Nightfloating” was recorded at Elfo Studio in Italy between August 2023 and January 2024, and produced by Daniele Mandelli and FORGOTTEN TOMB. Daniele Mandelli, Ferdinando Marchisio and Alessandro Comerio mixed the album. Davide Tavecchia mastered it at Twilight Studio in February 2024. The cover artwork has been hand-drawn by Greek artist Satta La Main Verte. Here’s the full tracklist: ‘Nightfloating’, ‘A Chill That You Can’t Taint’, ‘This Sickness Withered My Heart’, ‘Unsafe Spaces’, ‘Drifting’ and ‘A Despicable Gift’. www.facebook.com/official.forgotten.tomb

May 07, 2024

German Black Metal Duo ALASTETH has just released a video for ‘Faded Glory’ at this location. The track is featured on their debut full length “The Nihilism Of Alasteth”, which was released in October 2023 via Schwarzdorn Production. Here’s the complete tracklist: ‘The Return (Of The Ancient Gods)’, ‘The Nihilism Of Alasteth’, ‘V.O.I.D. (Visions Of Impenetrable Darkness)’, ‘Forever Forlorn’, ‘Henchmen Of Perverted Devotion’ and ‘Faded Glory’. The CD edition additionally features the two bonus tracks ‘Durch Den Tiefen Wald (Alasteth’s Zarathustra Remake)’ and ‘…Still Wandering’. www.facebook.com/alastethblackmetal

Polish progressive Death Metal project INRAE (featuring Krzysztof Klingbein of BELPHEGOR on drums) has just revealed a full stream of their debut full length “Will Made Flesh” over here. The album consists of four extended, original songs and a cover of DEPECHE MODE, arranged according to the atmosphere and style of the album. The music was mixed and mastered by Piotr Polak at Dobra 12 Studio (DARZAMAT, VADER, UKĆ) and the cover artwork was created by Natalia Nowacka from Extinct Sacrif (VALKENRAG, ANTIFLESH). www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=61556590915651

May 06, 2024

On June 06, 2024 Darkness Shall Rise Productions will release “Darkness Falls (The Early Years)”, a compilation of Swedish melodic Death Metallers DESULTORY, on CD and three-tape box. The vinyl edition will be released on July 04, 2024. It will feature the band’s three demos “From Beyond” (1990), “Death Unfolds” (1991) and “Visions” (1992). A long interview with Klas Morberg was specially conducted for this demo compilation. A full compilation stream is available at this location. For more information please visit www.facebook.com/darknessshallriseproductions

UK based progressive Black Metallers AKLASH have just released a video for ‘Babylon’ over here. The song will be featured on their upcoming fourth full length “Reincarnation”, which will be digitally self-released in June. www.facebook.com/aklashmusic

Norwegian Death Metallers OKULAR will release their third full-length “Regenerate” on June 07, 2024 via Regenerative Productions. It is the band’s first release since 2013’s “Sexforce”. All additional info you will find at www.facebook.com/okularmetal

Nürnberg based Death Metal duo ANDABATA has just released their new EP “Hirnfresser” on CD. The band is around since 1997 and has already released 4 CDs. They don’t use any guitars, just bass, drums and vocals. For more information please visit www.facebook.com/andabata

May 04, 2024

“The Blaze Of Abaddon”, the fourth full length of Minneapolis based blackened Death Metallers GRAND DEMISE OF CIVILIZATION, will be released on June 04, 2024 via Ordovician Records on CD, cassette tape and digital formats. It was recorded from September 2021 – March 2024 at Silent Water Studios in Minneapolis, Minnesota and engineered, mixed and mastered by Dan Lerach. The cover art was created by Belial Necroarts. “The Blaze Of Abaddon” will feature the following tracks: ‘Redeemer Of Wrath’, ‘Cathedral Reaper’, ‘Silencer’, ‘Nephilm’, ‘North To Hell’ and ‘The Consequence’. A lyric video for the album’s first single ‘Silencer’, is available at this location now. More band info you will find at www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100063570482754

Norwegian Black Metallers 1349 have just released a new track entitled ‘Ash Of Ages’ over here. The band will be touring across Eastern Canada and the U.S. this May with SPECTRAL WOUND, SIEGE MACHINE and SPIRIT POSSESSION. The track will be available on a vinyl 12″, which will be sold at the 11 shows on that tour. www.facebook.com/1349official

May 03, 2024

Indian Death / Thrashers GODLESS have just released a video for ‘Amorphous Mass’ over here. The track was recorded by Abbas Razvi and mixed and mastered by Lawrence Mackrory at Rorysound Studios. www.facebook.com/godlessindia

Michigan based progressive Thrash Metal Project KAPTAIN KOLLNOT has just released the track ‘Mankinds’, featuring Stu Block (INTO ETERNITY, ICED EARTH) on vocals, at this location. It will be featured on the project’s upcoming debut full length “The Aquarius Shift”, which will be released in late 2024 / early 2025. KAPTAIN KOLLNOT is the solo project of West Michigan musician Jeff Kollnot. He started the project in 2019. In that time he has released a full-length and an EP. The “Future Human” EP was the first to feature former ICED EARTH and current INTO ETERNITY vocalist, Stu Block. www.facebook.com/people/kaptain-kollnot/100034850624433

Ankara, Turkey based technical old school Death Metallers SUICIDE have just released a new EP entitled “Deliberate Delusion”. You can check it out over here. More about SUICIDE at www.facebook.com/suicide.ankara

On May 07, 2024 Haloran Records will release “Antologia 1997-2024”, a compilation from Portuguese Black Metal one man band GRIEVANCE. It features the two demos “Por Entre A Escuridão Outonal” (1997) and “The New Millenium Sessions” (2007) plus five unreleased tracks. The compilation will be available on digipak CD, limited to 200 copies. You can check out the track ‘Os Rostos De Belmez’ at this location. More about GRIEVANCE at www.facebook.com/grievanceblackmetal

On July 05, 2024 Abstract Emotions will release “Hybris”, the new mini album from Madrid, Spain based INERTH, on 12″ vinyl format. It will feature the following tracks: ‘Midlife Wasteland’, ‘Oblivion’, ‘Fentanyl’ and ‘A.I.’. You can already check out the opener at the band’s Bandcamp site. INERTH’s style has been described as an “amalgam of harsh-but-pondering music designed to reflect a lifelong passion for sounds ranging from Death Metal to Sludge as well as incorporating doomed and industrial soundscapes”, with influences from GODFLESH, NAPALM DEATH, NEUROSIS, CELTIC FROST, AMEBIX and KILLING JOKE.

Slovakian blackened Death Metallers CEREMONY OF SILENCE will release their sophomore full length “Hálios” on July 19, 2024 via Willowtip Records. The following tracks will be featured on it: ‘Primaeval Sacrifice’, ‘Serpent Slayer’, ‘Moon Vessel’, ‘Eternal Return’, ‘Light Runs Through Light’, ‘Perennial Incantation’ and ‘King In The Mountain’. A video for the album’s first single ‘Serpent Slayer’ can already be watched at this location. The “Hálios” cover artwork was created by Matúš S. Durcík. www.facebook.com/ceremonyofsilence

May 02, 2024

Canadian technical Death Metallers SENTIMENT DISSOLVE will release their debut full length “The Orwellian Dream” on May 24, 2024 via CDN Records. The following tracks will be featured on it: ‘Forced Birther’, ‘Totalitarian Doctrine’, ‘Transcending The Hierarchy Of Knowledge’, ‘Omnipotent Panopticon’ and ‘The Orwellian Dream’. You can already watch a lyric video for the album opener ‘Forced Birther’ at this location. A video for ‘Omnipotent Panopticon’ is additionally available over here. More SENTIMENT DISSOLVE information you will find at www.facebook.com/sentimentdissolve

Reanimated Horror Metallers THE LURKING CORSPES have just premiered the track ‘Satan Is Real’ at this location. It will be featured on the band’s upcoming fifth full length “Lurking After Midnight”, which will be released on May 24, 2024 via Hells Headbangers on CD format. The vinyl LP will follow later. The previously revealed ‘Murder Sweet Murder’ can still be checked out over here. The complete “Lurking After Midnight” tracklist reads as follows: ‘Lurking After Midnight’, ‘Boglin Lips’, ‘Burned Alive’, ‘When You’re Dead’, ‘Funeral Home’, ‘Black Dahlia’, ‘A Gruesome Find’, ‘Lost In Shadows’, ‘Murder Sweet Murder’, ‘Baby Hold On’, ‘Satan Is Real’, ‘This Night With You’, ‘The Begotten’, ‘Heartbreak’ and ‘My Sweet Lenore’. www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100027116481101

Darkness Shall Rise Productions will release the self-titled sophomore full length from German Black Metallers AZKETEM on CD, vinyl LP and cassette tape formats. The CD and tape versions will be released on June 06, 2024, while the vinyl version will be released on July 04, 2024. A full album stream is already available over here. For more AZKETEM information please visit www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100030921802437

Finnish technical Death Metallers OMNIVORTEX have just released a video for ‘Harbingers Of Cosmic Death’ at this location. The track is featured on the band’s sophomore full length “Circulate” which was released last autumn via Inverse Records. www.facebook.com/omnivortexofficial

Chicago based blackened Death Metallers OSSILEGIUM are streaming their upcoming debut full length “The Gods Below” in its entirety over here now. It will be released on May 03, 2024 via Personal Records. www.facebook.com/ossilegium.666

Canada’s Black / Death Metal three-piece ADVERSARIAL has just released ‘Hatred Kiln Of Vengeance’, a track off their upcoming third full length “Solitude With The Eternal”, at this location. The album will be out on May 31, 2024 on CD, vinyl LP, cassette tape and digital formats via Dark Descent Records. The following tracks will be featured on it: ‘Beware The Howling Darkness On Thine Left Shoulder’, ‘Hatred Kiln Of Vengeance’, ‘Witness To The Eternal Light’, ‘Death Is An Advisor In The Woods Of The Devil’, ‘Crushed Into The Kingdom Of Darkness’, ‘Merging Within The Destroyer’, ‘Fanes At The Engur’ and ‘Endless Maze Of Blackest Dominion’. It was recorded and mixed by Vadim Balanyuk and mastered by Damian Herring at Subterranean Watchtower Studios. The artwork was created by Nekronikon. www.facebook.com/adversarialofficial

Canadian Black Metal trio LIMINAL SHROUD will release their third full length “Visions Of Collapse” on July 05, 2024 on CD, vinyl LP and digital formats via Willowtip Records. The album’s first single, ‘Nucleonic Blight’, can already be checked out over here. The complete “Visions Of Collapse” tracklist reads as follows: ‘Nocturnal Phosphoresence’, ‘Nucleonic Blight’, ‘Resolve’, ‘Malaspina’ and ‘The Carving Scythe’. The album was co-produced, recorded and mixed by Matt Roach, with additional audio engineering by Emily Ryan at Rain City Recorders in Vancouver BC, Canada. The material was mastered by Greg Chandler at Priory Recording Studios, UK and the artwork was created by Misanthropic Art. www.facebook.com/liminalshroudofficial

On May 03, 2024 Iron Bonehead Productions will release the debut EP from French Death Metallers PROFANATION, “Skull Crushing Violence”, on CD and vinyl LP formats. A full EP stream is available at this location now. For more PROFANATION please visit https://profanationband.bandcamp.com

May 01, 2024

US Death Metallers PATHOLOGY have just released a video for ‘Psychotronic Abominations’ at this location. The track will be featured on their upcoming twelfth full length “Unholy Descent”, which will be released on May 17, 2024 via Agonia Records on CD, cassette tape, vinyl LP (different colors) and digitally. It was recorded and mixed at Sharkbite Studios by Zack Ohren (ABORTED, ALL SHALL PERISH, DECREPIT BIRTH) in June 2023 and mastered by Alan Douches at West West Side Music (ORIGIN, CANNIBAL CORPSE, CATTLE DECAPITATION). The cover artwork was created by Pär Olofsson (EXODUS, ABYSMAL DAWN, IMMOLATION). The complete “Unholy Descent” tracklist reads like this: ‘Intro’, ‘Cult Of The Black Triangle’, ‘Hermetic Gateways’, ‘Psychotronic Abominations’, ‘Summon The Shadows’, ‘Whispers Of The Djinn’, ‘Archon’, ‘Malevolent Parasite’, ‘Diabolical Treachery’, ‘Demons In The Aether’, ‘Punishment Beyond Comprehension’, ‘Apostles Of Fire’ and ‘A World Turned To Ashes’. www.facebook.com/pathologymusic

“Geminian Arcana”, the debut mini album from El Paso, Texas based Black Metallers TEMPLE OF THE BEAST, is streaming in its entirety over here now. It will be released via Iron Bonehead Productions on May 03, 2024 on CD and 12″ vinyl formats. TEMPLE OF THE BEAST features DarkWvlf, better known as Blackthorn, founding vocalist / drummer of the long-running THORNSPAWN. https://templeofthebeast.bandcamp.com

“Mentally Unengaged,” the debut EP from Slovenian / Brazilian project SLUGPIT (featuring ex – members of TELEPORT and NATT), will be released digitally on May 15, 2024 via the Grindwar channel and through the band’s Bandcamp site. A tape release info will soon follow. You can also check out the EP in its entirety at this location already. SLUGPIT draw influences from Death Metal, Black Metal, Grindcore and Punk. www.facebook.com/slugpitcarnage