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March 08, 2021

On May 07, 2021 Invictus Productions will release a new two song EP from Ireland’s blackened Death Metallers COSCRADH, “Mesradh Machae (The Heads Of The Men Who Have Been Slaughtered)”, on 7″ vinyl format. It will feature the tracks ‘Mesradh Machae (The Heads Of The Men Who Have Been Slaughtered)’ and ‘Plagues Of Knowth’. The latter can already be streamed at this location. More about COSCRADH at www.facebook.com/coscradh

“Primordial Dawn”, the debut EP from Canadian Black / Death Metal trio MALGÖTH, will be released via Iron Bonehead Productions on June 18, 2021 on 12″ vinyl format. It was originally released digitally at the end of 2020 and features the following tracks: ‘Possessed Sword Of A Thousand Deaths’, ‘Defiling The Convent’, ‘Cellular Void Corruption’ and ‘The Opposer’. A full EP stream is available at https://malgoth.bandcamp.com/releases. The band’s debut album will be released later this year, also via Iron Bonehead.

March 06, 2021

London based Death Metal trio GRAVE MIASMA will release their new album “Abyss Of Wrathful Deities” on CD, vinyl, cassette and digitally via Dark Descent Records (US) and Sepulchral Voice (Europe) on May 14, 2021. It was produced by Jaime Gomez Arellano at Orgone Studios. A video for the album track ‘Rogyapa’ can already be watched at this location. The complete “Abyss Of Wrathful Deities” tracklist reads as follows: ‘Guardians Of Death’, ‘Rogyapa’, ‘Ancestral Waters’, ‘Erudite Decomposition’, ‘Under The Megalith’, ‘Demons Of The Sand’, ‘Interlude’, ‘Exhumation Rites’ and ‘Kingdoms Beyond Kailash’. For more GRAVE MIASMA information please visit www.facebook.com/gravemiasma

Edged Circle Productions have signed Swedish Black Metallers IN APHELION. The band consists of Sebastian Ramstedt (NECROPHOBIC, NIFELHEIM) on vocals and lead guitar, Johan Bergebäck (NECROPHOBIC, NIFELHEIM) on rhythm guitar and Marco Prij (CRYPTOSIS) on drums. IN APHELION will be recording 12 songs during the Spring, which will be mixed by Fredrik Folkare at Chrome Studios. In the Fall of 2021 an EP will be released, followed by a full length album at the end of the year. A lyric video for ‘Let The Beast Run Wild’ (one of the demo songs that got them the contract), can be checked out here. More info and regular updates you will find at www.facebook.com/inaphelion

French Post Black Metallers DECLINE OF THE I have released a video for ‘Diev Vide’ over here. The nearly 15 minutes long track is the album closer on the band’s forthcoming new full length “Johannes”, which will be released on March 26, 2021 via Agonia Records. More about DECLINE OF THE I at www.facebook.com/declineofthei

German Death Metallers BETRAYAL will release their new full-length album “Disorder Remains” on April 16, 2021. It was recorded, mixed and mastered by Matthias Schmitt at Unleash The Sound Studios. The artwork was created by Bastian Kraus. The following tracks will appear on it: ‘Ignite’, ‘Rise’, ‘War’, ‘Ghost Of Mind’, ‘The Manifest’, ‘Lost Promises’, ‘Disorder Remains’, ‘Chaos Reigns’, ‘Devouring Nothingness’, ‘Dooming Diversions’, ‘Insanity’ and ‘Greed & Oblivion’. For all further info please visit www.facebook.com/betrayalger

March 05, 2021

On May 07, 2021 Invictus Productions will re-release “Horrid Invocations”, the debut demo of Melbourne, Australia based blackened Death / Thrash Metal duo HECATOMB, on CD and 12″ vinyl formats. The following tracks will appear on it: ‘Metal Maleficium’, ‘Queen Of Perversion’, ‘Black Winged Pestilence’, ‘Fields Of Gorgoroth’ and ‘Horrid Invocations’ (bonus track). The original four-song demo can still be streamed here. All additional HECATOMB info you will find at www.facebook.com/hecatomb666

“Aorta”, the sixth album from Mexican Doom / Deathers MAJESTIC DOWNFALL, will be released via Personal Records on May 21, 2021. It features four songs (‘Roberta’, ‘A Dying Crown’, ‘Aorta’ and ‘Become Eternal’) with a total playing time of approximately 70 minutes. The mixing and mastering was done by Tore Stjerna at Necromorbus Studio and the cover artwork was created by Oscar de las Flores. The 20 minutes long opener ‘Roberta’ can already be streamed at this location. More about MAJESTIC DOWNFALL at www.facebook.com/majestic.downfall

On March 21, 2021 Purity Through Fire will release the debut full length from Austrian Black Metallers AUSSICHTSLOS, “Völlig Aussichtslos”, on digipak CD format. The following tracks will appear on it: ‘…Vom Dämon’, ‘Lebenslaub’, ‘Grausick’, ‘Des Sommers Tod’, ‘Nächstenhass’ and ‘Gefallen’. The album opener can already be streamed at this location. More info at www.purity-through-fire.com

March 04, 2021

“Psychosomatika”, the new mini album from UK based Black Metallers LUNAR MANTRA, will be released via Invictus Productions on May 07, 2021. The tracklist reads as follows: ‘Preliminary’, ‘Nexicthon’, ‘Azothic Pyres’ and ‘Aghora’. A full “Psychosomatika” stream is already available here. More about LUNAR MANTRA at www.facebook.com/lunarmantraesoteria

Greek blackened Death / Thrashers KARMA VIOLENS will release their fourth full-length “Mount Of The Congregation” on April 02, 2021. The album was recorded and mixed at Symbolic Studios and mastered at Hertz Studios (BEHEMOTH, DECAPITATED). The artwork was created by Remedy Art Design (EVERGREY, SUFFOCATION, OCEANS OF SLUMBER). The following tracks will appear on it: ‘Necropolis’, ‘Embrace’, ‘One Way Journey’, ‘The Observer’, ‘Great Old Ithaqua’, ‘My Storm Upon You’, ‘Kingdom Of The Deserters’, ‘Exodus’, ‘Mount Of The Congregation’, ‘Fly Into Starlight’, ‘The Gathering’, ‘Mark On My Forehead’ and ‘Light Beyond The Event Horizon’. Two tracks from the album are already available for streaming. You can check out ‘Embrace’ at this location and ‘The Observer’ over here. More about KARMA VIOLENS at www.facebook.com/karmaviolens

OBITUARY have announced a new two part Spring livestream series. The band will perform their favorite songs on March 27, 2021 and “The End Complete” in its entirety on April 03, 2021. Tickets will be available this Friday, March 05, 2021 at 1pm EST / 7pm in Europe at www.obituarylive.com. OBITUARY issued the following official comment: “For the past 7 weeks we have locked ourselves inside the studio to prepare for these next studio livestream sessions. Re-learning the now 29 year old “The End Complete” album and rehearsing many of the bands favorites. We are proud to announce that we are ready to bring our fans the goods and have picked a killer selection of classic songs, rare tracks and “The End Complete” album performed in its entirety. We have been busting our asses preparing and now we are ready. Question is… Are you? Here we Go!!!!!” You can follow OBITUARY at www.facebook.com/obituaryband

Dutch Black Metallers KJELD are streaming their upcoming second album “Ôfstân” in its entirety at this location now. It will be released on March 05, 2021 via Heidens Hart Records. For all further KJELD information please visit www.facebook.com/kjeldblackmetal

“Malevolent Demise Incarnation”, the third full length from Greek Thrashers RAPTURE, will be released on vinyl via Defying Danger on March 26, 2021 (the CD edition will be out the same day through F.D.A. Records). There also will be an ultra limited crystal-clear vinyl edition (100 copies) with an exclusive patch and a free download code. For pre-order details please visit www.facebook.com/defyingdanger. More RAPTURE info you will find at www.facebook.com/thrashrapture

March 03, 2021

“Grotesque Buzzsaw Defilement”, the new EP from Japanese Death Grinders MORTIFY, will be released via Horror Pain Gore Death Productions on April 02, 2021 on CD and digitally. The following tracks will appear on it: ‘Flesh Creep’, ‘Musty Trudge’, ‘Organ Terror’, ‘Obelisk Of Suffering’, ‘100 Rats’, ‘No Survivors’, ‘No!’ (AGATHOCLES cover), ‘Grabby Hands’, ‘Brain Gurgler’, ‘Adhesives’, ‘Mangy Mutts’, ‘Smells Of Barfs’ and ‘Deviant’. You can already listen to ‘Obelisk Of Suffering’ at this location. MORTIFY features Koreeda (ex – COFFINS / TRIKORONA) on guitar, Ryohei (FINAL EXIT / SU19B) on drums and Adam (DISROTTED, SICK/TIRED) on vocals. All additional MORTIFY info is available at www.facebook.com/mortify666

Finnish Black Metallers SIELUNVIHOLLINEN have just premiered the title-track of their fourth full length “Teloituskäsky” at this location. The previously revealed ‘Murtunut Peili’ can still be streamed over here. The album will be released on April 02, 2021 via Hammer Of Hate. The full tracklist reads like this: ‘Tulen Kaste’, ‘Murtunut Peili’, ‘Varjot’, ‘Kahleidenkatkoja’, ‘Noitavaino’, ‘Teloituskäsky’, ‘Hukkuneet’ and ‘Usvan Tuoma’. More about SIELUNVIHOLLINEN at www.facebook.com/sielunvihollinen

March 02, 2021

On April 30, 2021 Eternal Death will release “Our Victory Is Eternal”, the debut full length from Colombia based Black Metallers NIADH, on vinyl LP format. It was originally released on limited CD and cassette via the band’s Iron Goat Commando label. “Our Victory Is Eternal” features the following tracks: ‘Endless Victory (Doom’s Advent)’, ‘All Evil Spirits Rise’, ‘The Bright Fire Of Perception’, ‘Evil (Light Of Primeval Darkness)’, ‘Destroy All And Create A New World Without End’ and ‘From Emptiness And Despair… Total Hate’. A full album stream is available here. More about NIADH at www.facebook.com/niadhsupremacy

Indonesia based blackened Thrashers SPELLFORGER have just premiered the track ‘Lord Of Possession’ at this location. It is taken from the band’s debut EP “Upholders Of Evil”, which will be released on April 02, 2021 via Personal Records, the new label imprint of MAJESTIC DOWNFALL mainman Jacobo Córdova. The following tracks will appear on it: ‘Upholders Of Evil’, ‘Lord Of Possession’, ‘Metal Crusaders’, ‘Curse Of The Lycans’, ‘Black Spellcrafters’ and ‘Pestilentia’. The original single version of the track ‘Pestilentia’ can furthermore be streamed over here. For more SPELLFORGER info please visit www.facebook.com/spellforger.band

On April 16, 2021 Purity Through Fire will release the fourth album of Finland’s Black Metallers MALUM, “Devil’s Creation”, on CD and A5 digipak formats. The vinyl LP and cassette tape formats will follow later. The tracklist reads as follows: ‘Intro / Serpent Of The Abyss’, ‘Messiaan Kuolema’, ‘Devil’s Creation’, ‘The Curse’, ‘Dead But Breeding’ and ‘Son Of The Dracul’. ‘Messiaan Kuolema’ can already be checked out at this location. All additional MALUM information you will find at www.facebook.com/malumfinland

March 01, 2021

German Thrashers NECRONOMICON have just released another video from their upcoming tenth full-length album “The Final Chapter”. You can watch ‘Me Against You’ at this location. “The Final Chapter” will be released on March 26, 2021 via El Puerto Records. It was mixed and mastered by Achim Köhler. More about NECRONOMICON at www.facebook.com/necronomiconofficial