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February 23, 2024

“Thanatopoeia”, the debut full length from Russian Black Metallers MEISTER LEONHARDT, will be released via Purity Through Fire on March 21, 2024 on CD and vinyl LP formats. It will feature the following tracks: ‘Bliss Of Impermanence’, ‘Defossion Transcendence’, ‘Malevolence Supreme’, ‘Quiescence In Throes’, ‘Fulcurm’, ‘Tomb Ore’, ‘The Imago Paradigm’ and ‘Taphotaxis’. You can already stream ‘Defossion Transcendence’ over here. For more information please visit www.facebook.com/meisterleonhardt

Chilean Thrashers CRITICAL DEFIANCE will release their new album “The Search Won’t Fall…” on March 22, 2024 on CD via Unspeakable Axe Records and vinyl LP via Dying Victims Productions. It will also be available digitally on the usual platforms. The band has just released a lyric video for ’44 Minds’ at this location and an official video for the title track over here. The full tracklist of “The Search Won’t Fall…” reads as follows: ‘The Search Won’t Fall’, ‘Long Distance (The What’s To Come)’, ‘Helpless World’, ’44 Minds’, ‘The Blind Divine’, ‘Absolüt’, ‘All The Powers’, ‘Full Paranoia’, ‘Margarita’, ‘Bulldog’ and ‘Critical Defiance’. www.facebook.com/criticaldefiance

Dutch Death Metallers PESTILENCE have re-recorded twelve tracks from their 38 years career for an album, which will be entitled “Levels Of Perception”. Here’s the complete tracklist: ‘Horror Detox’, ‘Multi Dimensional’, ‘Mobus Propagationem’, ‘Sinister’, ‘Dehydrated’, ‘Dominatui Submissa’, ‘Land Of Tears’, ‘Necromorph’, ‘Deificus’, ‘Twisted Truth’, ‘Sempiternus’ and ‘Out Of The Body’. The cover artwork was created by Peter Suchy. “Levels Of Perception” will be released on April 26, 2024 via Agonia Records. In support of the album, PESTILENCE will embark on a three-week long headlining tour in Europe, which kicks off on April 03, 2024 in Munich, Germany and ends on April 21, 2024 in Antwerp, Belgium. The band’s vocalist / guitarist Patrick Mameli had this to say about “Levels Of Perception”: “I’ve always wanted to do a best-of album, because it would mean that I’ve achieved something in the past; something that still has its value today. To be able to choose from songs that I composed in the distant past, transporting them into the now, with the line-up of the recordings that consisted of Michiel van der Plicht (drums), Rutger van Noordenburg (guitar) and Joost van der Graaf (bass) – I found this to be of great value and sheer awesomeness.” www.facebook.com/pestilenceofficial

February 22, 2024

“Kydoimos (ΚΥΔΟΙΜΟΣ)”, the ninth full-length of Greek Black Metallers KAWIR, will be released on April 19, 2024 via Soulseller Records. It will feature the following tracks: ‘Teiresias (ΤΕΙΡΕΣΙΑΣ)’, ‘Fields Of Flegra (ΦΛΕΓΡΑΣ ΠΕΔΙΟΝ)’, ‘Centauromachy (ΚΕΝΤΑΥΡΟΜΑΧΙΑ)’, ‘Hecatonchires (ΕΚΑΤΟΓΧΕΙΡΕΣ)’, ‘Myrmidons (ΜΥΡΜΙΔΟΝΕΣ)’, ‘Achilles & Hector (ΑΧΙΛΛΕΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΕΚΤΟΡΑΣ)’, ‘Achilles Funeral (Η ΚΗΔΕΙΑ ΤΟΥ ΑΧΙΛΛΕΑ)’, ‘Echetlaeus (ΕΧΕΤΛΑΙΟΣ)’, ‘Kydoimos (ΚΥΔΟΙΜΟΣ)’ and ‘War Is The Father Of All (ΠΟΛΕΜΟΣ ΠΑΝΤΩΝ)’. A video for the first single ‘Echetlaeus’ can already be checked out at this location. All further KAWIR information you will find at www.facebook.com/kawirofficial

On March 21, 2024 Purity Through Fire will release “The Absence Of Grace”, the fifth full length from ORDER OF NOSFERAT, on CD, A5 digipak, vinyl LP and cassette tape formats. Here’s the complete tracklist: ‘Behold The Rising Horrors’, ‘Floating With The Ravaged Ones’, ‘In This Solitude We Dwell’, ‘Devoured By Lurking Shadows’, ‘Scratch Out My Face On Every Portrait’, ‘Under The Sinister Shroud Of Isolation’, ‘The Absence Of Grace’, ‘Blood Stains The Fallen Snow’, ‘Cruelty Bestowed Revelation’ and ‘Remain In Everlasting Silence’. You can already check out ‘Devoured By Lurking Shadows’ over here. More ORDER OF NOSFERAT info you will find at www.facebook.com/order-of-nosferat-101630385169968

Memento Mori have signed German Death Metallers RECKLESS MANSLAUGHTER. The band’s fourth full-length will released on October 21, 2024. Memento Mori will release the CD version, and Fucking Kill Records will the vinyl LP version. www.facebook.com/recklessmanslaughter

VLTIMAS have just revealed a third track from their upcoming sophomore full length “Epic”. You can check out ‘Invictus’ at this location. The album will be released on March 15, 2024 via Season Of Mist. In support of “Epic”, VLTIMAS will be touring Europe this March. www.facebook.com/vltimas

February 21, 2024

Indonesian Death Metallers EXHUMATION will release their fourth full-length “Master’s Personae” on April 26, 2024 via Pulverised Records on CD, vinyl LP and in digital formats. It was mixed by Bable Sagala at Watchtower Studio and mastered by Jack Control at Enormous Door Mastering (AURA NOIR, DARKTHRONE, BASTARD PRIEST, FROZEN SOUL). The cover artwork was created by José Gabriel Alegría Sabogal. The album features guest appearances of Sindre Solem (OBLITERATION), S. Iblis (POSSESSION), Shyaithan (IMPIETY), Sabbac (ZOM) and Bable Sagala (Watchtower Studio). Here’s the complete tracklist: ‘In Death Vortex’, ‘Pierce The Abyssheart’, ‘Funereal Dreams’, ‘Chaos Feasting’, ‘The Martyr’s Lament’, ‘Thine Inmost Curse’, ‘Perilous Tongue’, ‘Thy Mighty Locution’, ‘Mahapralaya’ and ‘The Scenic Desolation’. The first single ‘Chaos Feasting’ can already be checked out at this location. More EXHUMATION information you will find at www.facebook.com/exhumationdevotee

On April 22, 2024 Memento Mori will release “The Continuous Nothing”, the sophomore full length from Chile’s Death Metallers COFFIN CURSE, on CD format. It will feature the following tracks: ‘Thin The Herd’, ‘Bacchanal Of The Mortal’, ‘Deceased Races’, ‘Reeking Filth Of Ages’, ‘Primitive Doctrines Crushed’, ‘Mauled By Unseen Atrocities’, ‘Among The Suffering Souls’ and ‘The Dead’s Deafening Silence’. The cover artwork was created by Daniel Hermosilla (Nox Fragor Art). The album track ‘Bacchanal Of The Mortal’ can already be checked out right here. You can follow COFFIN CURSE at www.facebook.com/coffincurse

On March 29, 2024 South Dakota based Death Metal trio SUFFER will release their new album “Grand Canvas Of The Aesthete” via Wise Blood Records on CD, vinyl LP and digital formats. It was recorded at Underground Sound by Eddie G, mixed and mastered by Andreas Linnemann at Hop House Studio and the artwork was created by Carrion Design. The two album tracks ‘Ashened Frolic; The Exquisite Promenade’ and ‘Human Primal Cuts’ are available for streaming at this location now. More band info you will find at www.facebook.com/suffersd

Hungarian Death Metallers DAMNATION have just released their debut full-length “Fátum” via Pest Records. It was recorded, mixed and mastered at Obsidian Sound Studio by Árpád Szenti. The cover artwork was created by Stan Ivan. www.facebook.com/damnationhun

Finnish melodic Doom / Deathers THE HARBINGER have just released a video for ‘Hollow’ over here. The track will be featured on the band’s upcoming EP “Gates Of Hell”, which will be released later this year via Inverse Records. The EP was recorded and mixed by Arto Kujala and mastered by Saku Moilanen at Deep Noise Studios. The artwork was supplied by Aku Rundberg. www.facebook.com/theharbingermetal

Finnish technical blackened Death Metallers ULTERROR will release their debut full length “Transcendent Origins” on March 29, 2024 via Inverse Records. Here’s the full tracklist: ‘Iris’, ‘Greater Sublimations Of Cosmic Panic’, ‘Born Anew As One’, ‘Aether Expedition’, ‘Cryogenesis’, ‘Death Aegis Exhumation’, ‘Beyond The Blackened Veil Of Magellan’, ‘Vector Nebula’, ‘Hollow Vessel Parasitization’ and ‘Undying Storms Of Divine Immolation’. The third and final single before the album release, ‘Vector Nebula’ is now available at this location. For all further ULTERROR info please visit www.instagram.com/ulterrorband

On March 21, 2024 Purity Through Fire will release the debut full length from German Black Metal quintet GRANITADER, “Der Wald Zwischen Den Welten”, on digipak CD. The full tracklist reads as follows: ‘Intro’, ‘Ødensjakt’, ‘Heimat’, ‘Miriquidi’, ‘Nathan’, ‘Geister Des Nordens’, ‘Varus’, ‘Netsche’ and ‘Der Wald Zwischen Den Welten’. A video for ‘Heimat’ can already be watched over here. For more GRANITADER music please visit https://granitader.bandcamp.com

February 20, 2024

“Blazoned Heraldry”, the debut demo from American / Norwegian medieval Black Metal duo HERALDIC BLAZE, will be released via Purity Through Fire on March 21, 2024, on CD and vinyl 12″ formats. You can already check out the demo opener ‘Torchbearers Of Our Time’ at this location. The complete tracklist of the demo reads as follows: ‘Torchbearers Of Our Time’, ‘The Accolade Of Truth’, ‘Far Shooting Apollo’, ‘A Sovereign Spire’, ‘The Knight’s Folly’ and ‘Scourge Of The Sycophant’. For more info please visit www.purity-through-fire.com

On April 22, 2024 Memento Mori will release the third full length of Spanish Death Metallers DEVOTION, “Astral Catacombs”, on CD format. It will feature the following tracks: ‘The Passing’, ‘Horror Beyond The Stars’, ‘In Ungraven Tombs’, ‘Execration’, ‘The Wake’, ‘The Cosmic Pilgrims’, ‘To Dementia’, ‘The Seething Universe’, ‘Astral Catacombs’ and ‘The Evanescence’. You can already stream ‘To Dementia’ at this location. The cover artwork was created by Naroa Etxebarria. More about DEVOTION at www.facebook.com/deathmetaldevotion

Kraków, Poland based Death Metal duo DORMANT ORDEAL has inked a deal with Willowtip Records. The band will enter the studio soon to record their fourth full length, the follow-up to 2021’s “The Grand Scheme Of Things”, which was released via Selfmadegod Records. www.facebook.com/dormant.ordeal

February 19, 2024

On March 21, 2024 Purity Through Fire will release “In Honorem Mortis”, the debut full length from German Black Metallers AD MORTEM, on CD, A5 digipak, vinyl LP and cassette tape formats. It will feature the following tracks: ‘Von Hohen Himmeln’, ‘Größer Als Das Leben’, ‘Labyrith’, ‘Der Letzte Feind’, ‘Urgewalt’, ‘Auf Kalten Gräbern’, ‘Todesstreben’ and ‘Death & Beyond’. You can already check out the album opener ‘Von Hohen Himmeln’ over here. More about AD MORTEM at www.facebook.com/admortem666

Argentina’s Black / Thrashers NEKRO CVLT DESECRATION are looking for places to play in Europe, so if you are a booking agent or if you can help the band in any other way, please get in touch with them at www.facebook.com/nekrocvltdesecration616. You can watch a video for ‘Antichristian Black Metal Reaper’ at this location. The track will be featured on an upcoming split release with BLASPHEMANIAC from Brazil.

February 17, 2024

Canadian technical Death Metallers PROTOSEQUENCE have just revealed a second single off their forthcoming new album “Bestiary”. You can stream ‘Sam’ at this location now. The album will be released on April 05, 2024 via Lacerated Enemy Records. The previously revealed first single ‘Neither Fair Nor Foul’ can still be checked out over here. The complete tracklist of “Bestiary” reads as follows: ‘Sam’, ‘Baroness, Pt.1: A Falling Knife’, ‘Baroness, Pt.2: The Handles We Reach For’, ‘Imlerith’, ‘The Caveat’, ‘Neither Fair Nor Equal’ and ‘Twelve Ropes’. www.facebook.com/protosequence

The Ukrainian / Polish Black Metal project MORBONOCT is streaming their new album “The Highest Purpose” in its entirety at this location now. It was recorded, mixed and mastered by Alexander Medvedev and the cover artwork was created by Svitlana Medvedieva. “The Highest Purpose” will be released digitally on February 19, 2024. https://morbonoct.bandcamp.com

Seattle, Washington based melodic Death Metal quartet VERITERAS will release their sophomore full-length “The Dark Horizon” on April 11, 2024. It was recorded by Don Gunn at The Office Studio in Seattle in July 2023 and mixed and Mastered by Dan Swanö at Unisound Studio in Germany between August and November 2023. The artwork was supplied by Sean Osterberg. The following tracks will be featured on “The Dark Horizon”: ‘Certainty’, ‘Celestial Darkness’, ‘Abyss’, ‘Last Rites’, ‘Sanctuary’, ‘Manufactured Dreams’, ‘Blinding’, ‘Retrograde’ and ‘Light In The Darkness’. A lyric video for the album’s first single, ‘Abyss’, will be released on March 14, 2024. In support of the album VERITERAS will be hitting the road with Finland’s EVENT RELENTLESS for a nine-city U.S. tour in April. www.facebook.com/veriterasmetal

February 16, 2024

Indonesia based Death Metallers EXHUMATION have just revealed a first single from their upcoming fourth full length “Master’s Personae”. You can stream ‘Chaos Feasting’ at this location now. The album will be released on April 26, 2024 via Pulverised Records on vinyl LP, CD and digitally. It was mixed by Bable Sagala at Watchtower Studio and mastered by Jack Control at Enormous Door. The cover artwork was supplied by Jose Gabriel Alegría Sabogal. Here’s the full tracklist: ‘In Death Vortex’, ‘Pierce The Abyssheart’, ‘Funereal Dreams’, ‘Chaos Feasting’, ‘The Martyr’s Lament’, ‘Thine Inmost Curse’, ‘Perilous Tongue’, ‘Thy Mighty Locution’, ‘Mahapralaya’ and ‘The Scenic Desolation’. You can follow the band at www.facebook.com/exhumationdevotee

US Black Metallers HULDER will be touring Europe in June / July 2024 in support of their sophomore full-length album “Verses In Oath”, which is out now via 20 Buck Spin. The tour kicks off on June 19, 2024 in Oberhausen, Germany and ends on July 06, 2024 in Warsaw, Poland. A full album stream of “Verses In Oath” you will find over here. More info and regular updates you will find at www.facebook.com/hulderus

Norwegian Black Metallers KHOLD have just released a second track from their upcoming eighth full-length “Du Dømmes Til Død”, which will be released on March 22, 2024 via Soulseller Records. You can listen to ‘Misgrep’ at this location. “Du Dømmes Til Død” was recorded, mixed and mastered by Andy La Rocque at Sonic Train Studios in Sweden. The complete tracklist reads like this: ‘Myrdynk’, ‘Vanviddfaren’, ‘Heks (Du Dømmes Til Død)’, ‘Skoggangsmann’, ‘Misgrep’, ‘Trolldomsdømt’, ‘Lædel’, ‘Galgeberg Og Retterbakke’ and ‘Dølgsmål’. www.facebook.com/khold.official

On April 05, 2024 Personal Records will release “Seeds Of Death”, the debut EP from Swedish Death Metallers THE ROTTENING, on CD format. It will feature the following tracks: ‘Ode To Rot’, ‘Starless Void’, ‘Silence Of Your God’, ‘Maleficarum’ and ‘Seeds Of Death’. You can already check out ‘Starless Void’ at this location. More THE ROTTENING music you will find at https://therottening.bandcamp.com

February 15, 2024

Polish blackened Death Metallers LILLA VENEDA will release their third full length “Primordial Movements” on February 29, 2024 via Szataniec. It was recorded by Przemysław Nowak at Impressive-Art Studio (ASGAARD, ODRAZA, OUTRE) and the cover artwork was created by Anna Sobczak. Here’s the complete tracklist: ‘Fury Dimension’, ‘Sleeping Knight’s Sky’, ‘Biomechanic Algorithm’, ‘Iron-Black Pestilence’, ‘Scratched Crown’, ‘Colossi’, ‘Immortal Vision Of Chaos’, ‘Primordial Movements’ and ‘Pytasz Co W Moim Życiu’. You can already stream the song ‘Sleeping Knight’s Sky’ at this location. A video for ‘Biomechanic Algorithm’ can additionally be watched over here and a lyric video for ‘Colossi’ you will find here. For all additional band information please visit www.facebook.com/lillavenedaband

On April 12, 2024 Iron Bonehead Productions will release “Edifice”, the sophomore full length from New Zealand’s Black / Death Metallers HERESIARCH, on CD and vinyl LP formats. It will feature the following tracks: ‘Forged Doctrine’, ‘Manifest Odium’, ‘Noose Above The Abyss’, ‘Gloryless Execution’, ‘Tides Of Regression’, ‘A World Lit Only By Fire’, ‘Swarming Blight’, ‘Mystic And Chaos’, ‘Hubris And Decline’ and ‘Militate Pyrrhic Collapse’. You can already check out ‘Gloryless Execution’ at this location. More HERESIARCH info you will find at www.facebook.com/heresiarchband

“Incitement Of Violence”, the new album of northern German old school Thrashers EXTINCT, will be released on April 18, 2024 via MDD Records. It will feature 12 tracks and the cover artwork was designed by Nicolas Oliveros. www.facebook.com/extinctmetal

February 14, 2024

Toronto, Canada based blackened technical Death Metal five-piece APOGEAN has just released a video for ‘Bluelight Sonata’, the fourth and final single off their debut full length “Cyberstrictive”, at this location. The album will be released on March 08, 2024 via The Artisan Era physically (vinyl, CD) and digitally. A video for ‘Hueman (The Pleasure Of Burn)’ can still be watched over here. The full tracklist of “Cyberstrictive” reads as follows: ‘Bluelight Sonata’, ‘Thousand-Yard Glare’, ‘Distance (Of Walls And Wails)’, ‘With Which Ear You’ll Listen’, ‘Imposter Reborn’, ‘Within The Bounds Of A Simile’, ‘Hueman (The Pleasure Of Burn)’, ‘Polybius’, ‘Spinthariscope’ and ‘An(t)imus’. www.facebook.com/apogeanofficial

International Black Metallers LVME will release their sophomore full length “Of Sinful Nature” via NoEvDia on February 16, 2024. It will feature the following tracks: ‘The Venomous Fire’, ‘Strix Rêverie’, ‘Without Light Nor Guide’, ‘Into Ashen Stone’ and ‘Obenaus Und Nirgends An!’. A full stream will be revealed on the day of the release. https://lvme.bandcamp.com

Knoxville, Tennessee based brutal Death Metal three-piece BRODEQUIN has just released a second single off their upcoming new album “Harbinger Of Woe”. You can stream ‘Suffocation In Ash’ at this location. A video for ‘Of Pillars And Trees’, which was created by Matti Way of From The North Films, can still be watched over here. “Harbinger Of Woe” will be out on March 22, 2024 via Season Of Mist. The full tracklist reads as follows: ‘Diabolical Edict’, ‘Fall Of The Leaf’, ‘Theresiana’, ‘Of Pillars And Trees’, ‘Tenaillement’, ‘Maleficium’, ‘Vii Nails’, ‘Vredens Dag’, ‘Suffocation In Ash’ and ‘Harbinger Of Woe’. www.facebook.com/brodequintn

Colorado’s SPECTRAL VOICE will embark on a 16 dates North American tour in support of their new album “Sparagmos”. The tour kicks off on May 08, 2024 in Lincoln, Nebraska and concludes on May 25, 2024 with an appearance at the Maryland Deathfest. UK Doom Metallers ESOTERIC will join SPECTRAL VOICE on selected dates. On this tour SPECTRAL VOICE will perform “Sparagmos” in its entirety. The album is now available on CD, vinyl LP, cassette tape and digital formats via Dark Descent Records. It was recorded, mixed and mastered by Arthur Rizk at Redwood Studio, with artwork by Manifester. You can check out a video for ‘Red Feasts Condensed Into One’ at this location. More SPECTRAL VOICE information you will find at www.facebook.com/necroticdoom

February 13, 2024

On April 12, 2024 Iron Bonehead Productions will release the third full length of American blackened Death Metallers CRUCIFIER, “Led Astray”, on CD and vinyl LP formats. It will feature the following tracks: ‘Smite…’, ‘Feed The Furnace’, ‘In Hircine Splendor’, ‘Biers Of Catholic Bones’, ‘With Cornu And Peccant Breath’, ‘Trafficking With The Devil’, ‘Serenaded By The Angels’ Shrills’, ‘Harbingers Of Apollyon’ and ‘An Endeavour Of Rats’. You can already stream the album opener ‘Smite…’ over here. For more CRUCIFIER please visit https://thetruecrucifier.bandcamp.com

“Maze Of The Mind”, the new album from Bavarian Thrashers BATTLECREEK, will be released on April 11, 2024 via MDD Records. GAMA BOMB vocalist Philly Byrne contributed guest vocals to one of the tracks. To coincide with the album release, the band will be supporting ANGELUS APATRIDA on their European tour from April 03, 2024 to April 20, 2024. www.facebook.com/battlecreekthrash

Austin, Texas based symphonic Black Metallers VESPERIAN SORROW have just released a new single off their highly-anticipated fifth studio album “Awaken The Greylight”. You can check out a lyric video for ‘Traverse The Vorthonian Passage’ at this location. The album will be released on April 26, 2024 via Black Lion Records. The complete tracklist reads as follows: ‘As The Pillars Were Raised’, ‘Antediluvian – Proceeding The Unshaping’, ‘An Epistle To The Prime Vivified’, ‘Traverse The Vorthonian Passage’, ‘A Dire Flight For The Black Fragment’, ‘Seek The Last Priestess Of Tyyk’, ‘They Beheld The Chainbreaker’s Crowning Defiance’, ‘Who Dwells Whithin The Blight Moon’, ‘The Excillion Ontogenesis’ and ‘Awaken The Greylight’. www.facebook.com/vesperian

February 12, 2024

On April 19, 2024 Svart Records will release an official live album from US Doom / Deathers WINTER. It will be entitled “Live In Brooklyn NY” and features the following tracks: ‘Oppression Freedom Oppression (Reprise)’, ‘Servants Of The Warsmen’, ‘Goden’, ‘Power And Might’, ‘Destiny’, ‘Eternal Frost’ and ‘Into Darkness’. The material was recorded in their hometown New York on September 02, 2012, after the band had just returned from a series of concerts in California and New York with PELICAN and NOOTHGRUSH among others. The line-up consisted of Stephen Flam – guitar, John Alman – bass and vocals, Jim Jackson – drums and original keyboardist Tony Pinnisi, who played with the band for the first time since the recordings of the “Into Darkness” LP in 1989. “Live In Brooklyn NY” will be available on limited clear / black smoke vinyl with a totebag (Svart Records exclusive), natural clear vinyl (limited to 500 copies), black vinyl and jewelcase CD. WINTER’s successor GÖDEN will also release a new album on Svart Records. More info on that will follow soon. www.facebook.com/winter.ny.official

February 11, 2024

“Visceral Void Entropy”, the debut full length from Italy’s Black / Death Metallers SONUM, will be released on vinyl (on black and limited marble red and marble violet) via Dusktone on March 01, 2024. It was originally released only on CD in June 2022. A new video will be released on February 16, 2024. The band has already recorded their second album, which is scheduled to be released in late 2024. www.facebook.com/sonum.deathmetal

“Abyss Of Existence”, the debut EP from Italian Death Metallers REAPING FLESH, will be released on vinyl via Dusktone on March 01, 2024. It will be available on 12″ vinyl, black (regular), marble red (limited) and marble gray (limited). The EP was originally only released on CD and cassette tape in June 2023. The band will embark on a European tour with PESSIMIST in May. www.facebook.com/reapingfleshdm

MASTER will replace BIERMÄCHT on the Campaign For Musical Destruction tour with NAPALM DEATH and PRIMIVE MAN on the dates from February 19, 2024 to March 02, 2024. www.facebook.com/therealmasterofficial

February 10, 2024

Dutch Black Metallers VERWOED have just premiered the track ‘The Madman’s Dance’ at this location. It will be featured on the band’s upcoming second album “The Mother”, which will be released on March 29, 2024 via Wolves Of Hades and Argento Records. Its full tracklist reads like this: ‘A Prayer Of Blood And Fire’, ‘The Mother’, ‘Seven Trumpets’, ‘The Child’, ‘The Madman’s Dance’, ‘A Choir Of Null And Void’ and ‘Death In A Rosary’. The previously revealed ‘The Child’ can still be streamed over here. The cover artwork was created by Joost Vervoort. For more VERWOED information please visit www.facebook.com/verwoed

February 09, 2024

On April 30, 2024 Signal Rex will release a self-titled compilation album from Denmark’s ÓÐKRAPTR on CD and vinyl LP formats. The following tracks will be featured on it: ‘Nattens Pol’, ‘Fra Det Hinsides’, ‘Valpurgisklange’, ‘Det Onde Øje’, ‘Genfødt I Dimensioner Sorte’ and ‘Drømme I Heksehuset’. The whole material was re-mastered by Henri Sorvali at Trollhouse Audio. You can stream ‘Genfødt I Dimensioner Sorte’ over here https://odkraptr.bandcamp.com

Nottingham’s Black Metallers TIGGUO COBAUC have just released a video for ‘Inner Disaster’ at this location. The song is featured on the band’s new album “A Fountain Of Anguish Is Gone”, which will be released on April 26, 2024 via Trepanation Recordings (UK), Fetzner Death Records (EU) and H-Soundmusic Records (digital). “A Fountain Of Anguish Is Gone” was produced by Tigguo Cobauc. The drums were recorded at Noiseboy Studios, all other instruments were recorded at Three Squires Recordings. The vocals were recorded at Greensight Productions. It was mixed and mastered by Esben Willems at Berserk Studio. www.facebook.com/tigguocobaucband

Copenhagen, Denmark based progressive melodic Death Metallers MOTHER OF ALL will release their sophomore full length “Global Parasitic Leviathan” on April 12, 2024 physically (CD and vinyl) and digitally. You can already stream the song ‘Hypocrisy: Weaponized’ over here. The complete tracklist reads as follows: ‘Cosmic Darkness’, ‘Corporate Warfare Leviathan’, ‘The Stars Already Faded’, ‘Hypocrisy: Weaponized’, ‘Debt Crush’, ‘Merchants Of Self-Loathing’, ‘Monuments’ and ‘Pillars’. The album marks the band’s first recording with a full line-up, having recently recruited members from acts such as LAMENTARI, CHAOSWAVE and WITHERING SURFACE. www.facebook.com/motherofallofficial

French Death Metallers BENIGHTED have just released a video for ‘Scars’, the first single from their upcoming new full-length “Ekbom”. You can watch it at this location. The album was recorded at Kohlekeller Studio in Germany with engineer Kristian Kohlmannslehner. It will be out on April 12, 2024 via Season Of Mist. The following tracks will be featured on “Ekbom”: ‘Prodrome’, ‘Scars’, ‘Morgue’, ‘Le Vice Des Entrailles’, ‘Nothing Left To Fear’, ‘Ekbom’, ‘Metastasis’, ‘A Reason For Treason’, ‘Fame Of The Grotesque’, ‘Scapegoat’, ‘Flesh Against Flesh’ and ‘Mother Earth, Mother Whore’. The cover artwork was created by Rob Borbas of Grindesign. BENIGHTED will be out on the road in April for the Hellfest Warm-up Tour in France. Support on all dates comes from TEN56. www.facebook.com/brutalbenighted

Crustcore / D-Beat Punks AGONISTA have just premiered the track ‘Larvas’ over here. It will be featured on the band’s upcoming debut full length “Grey And Dry”, which will be released on March 08, 2024 via Armageddon Label. It was recorded and mixed by Patrick Alexander at Cacho Estudio in Tijuana (HABAK, VIOLENCIA, ABYSSAL) and mastered by Brad Boatright at Audiosiege (CONVERGE, DROPDEAD, TRAGEDY). The cover artwork was created by Adrian Balderrama. The previously revealed album track ‘Abuse/Diffuse’ can still be checked out at this location. AGONISTA is a band made up of longtime friends, featuring current and ex – members of BUMBKLAAT, DFMK, RUN FOR YOUR FUCKING LIFE, SPANAKORZO, SWEEP THE LEG JOHNNY, SWING KIDS and many others. https://agonistarips.bandcamp.com

Italy’s blackened brutal technical Death Metallers HOUR OF PENANCE will release their ninth full length “Devotion” on April 05, 2024 via Agonia Records. The album features long-time members Giulio Moschini (guitars), Paolo Pieri (vocals and guitars) and Marco Mastrobuono (bass), alongside new drummer, Giacomo Torti. It was recorded at Bloom Studio and Kick Studio in Italy and mixed and mastered at Hertz Studio (VADER, DECAPITATED, BEHEMOTH) in Poland. Here’s the full tracklist: ‘Devotion For Tyranny’, ‘Parasitic Chain Of Command’, ‘Birthright Abolished’, ‘Retaliate’, ‘Breathe The Dust Of Their Dead’, ‘The Morality Of Warfare’, ‘Severance’, ‘The Ravenous Heralds’, ‘A Desert Called Peace’ and ‘Spiralling Into Decline’. www.facebook.com/hourofpenance

“Semitae Mentis”, the new album from Italian Death Metal quartet SPIRITUAL DECEPTION, is now streaming in its entirety right here. It will be released today. Amputated Vein Records will release the album on physical formats, with Earache Records handling digital distribution. www.facebook.com/spiritualdeception

February 08, 2024

Slovenian blackened Death Metallers ENSANGUINATE will be touring Europe together with Italy’s Doom / Deathers BURIAL in February. The tour will kick off in Augsburg, Germany on February 18, 2024 and end in Velenje, Slovenia on February 24, 2024. A full album stream of ENSANGUINATE’s debut full length “Eldritch Anatomy” you will find at this location. A video for ‘Vile Grace’ can be watched over here. More info you will find at www.facebook.com/ensanguinate

Finnish Black Metallers NOCTURNAL SORCERY are streaming their upcoming sophomore full length “Captive In The Breath Of Life” in its entirety over here now. It will be released on February 09, 2024 via Kvlt. www.kvlt.fi

Italy’s blackened Death Metallers KERES have just revealed a lyric video for the song ‘Exist For War’ at this location. The track will be featured on the band’s upcoming debut full length “Homo Homini Lupus”, which will be released on February 23, 2024 via Gruesome Records. It was recorded by KERES and mixed and mastered by Stefano Morabito at 16th Cellar Studio. The artwork was created by Cristian Giacomuzzi (Giako Tattoo Artist). Here’s the complete “Homo Homini Lupus” tracklist: ‘Exist For War’, ‘Immaculate Incarnation Of Darkness’, ‘Oblivion’, ‘Pale Horse Of Extinction’, ‘Until Everything’s Burned’, ‘Leviathan’, ‘Eradicate The Infected Seed’ and ‘Void And Silence’. www.facebook.com/keresband

Australian Death Metallers CONTAMINATED are streaming their sophomore full length “Celebratory Beheading” in its entirety over here now. It will be released on February 09, 2024 via Blood Harvest Records. www.facebook.com/pestilentialdecay

February 07, 2024

Italian Death Metallers DAEMONIAC will release their tenth full length “Visions Of The Nightside” on March 12, 2024 via Xtreem Music on CD and digital formats. It was recorded at Sunlight Studios in Sweden, with special guest, Patrik from GOREMENT, on second guitar. The following tracks will be featured on the album: ‘The Deamon Beast’, ‘Into Damnation’, ‘War In Heaven’, ‘False Prophecies’, ‘Fall From Grace’, ‘The God’s Fault’, ‘Lord Of Immolation’ and ‘Visions Of The Nighside’. You can already listen to the first advance single ‘Into Damnation’ at this location. More DAEMONIAC information you will find at www.facebook.com/daemoniac666

February 06, 2024

Canary Islands based Black Metallers YASS-WADDAH have just released a lyric video for ‘Ride The Kali Yuga’ at this location. The song is featured on the band’s third full length “Lust For Domination”, which was released via They Live We Sleep Recordings last year. A full album stream is available at https://yass-waddah.bandcamp.com

Serbian Black Metallers KOLAC have just released their third, self-titled album via Pest Records. You can check out the track ‘Kolac’ over here. For more band information please visit www.facebook.com/kolachorde

Dutch Black Metallers DUINDWALER have just premiered the track ‘Vaderlands Vuur’ at this location. It will be featured on the band’s upcoming debut full length “In Het Heemskerks Duin”, which will be released on March 21, 2024. Void Wanderer Productions and War Productions will handle the digipak CD and digital versions, while Zwaertgevegt will handle the cassette tape version. The previously revealed title track ‘In Het Heemskerks Duin’ can still be streamed over here. The complete tracklist of the album reads as follows: ‘Vaderlands Vuur’, ‘Razende Wind’, ‘In Het Heemskerks Duin’, ‘Het Duister Bestormd’, ‘Alle Rust Verdwenen’ and ‘Schim In De Duinen’. www.facebook.com/duindwaler

February 05, 2024

On April 05, 2024 Personal Records will release “Bovine Mockeries Of Human Posturing”, the debut full length from Baltimore, Maryland based Doom / Deathers WREKTOMB, on CD format. It will feature the following tracks: ‘Gored Into Reality’, ‘Unexpected Encounters With Nature’, ‘Quantumcreep’, ‘Society Supported Psychopaths’ and ‘This Decay Of Me’. The cover artwork was created by Misanthropic-Art. The album opener ‘Gored Into Reality’ can already be streamed over here. More about WREKTOMB at www.facebook.com/wrektomb

Polish Black Metal three-piece THROAT is streaming their upcoming EP “Blood Exaltation” in its entirety at this location now. It will be released on February 09, 2024 via Primitive Reaction on CD format. https://throatoftheantichrist.bandcamp.com

February 02, 2024

On March 29, 2024 Me Saco Un Ojo Records, in co-operation with Dark Descent Records and Extremely Rotten Productions, will release “Septic Worship”, the debut full length from Danish Deathgrinders SEPTAGE. Me Saco Un Ojo will handle the vinyl release, Dark Descent the CD version and Extremely Rotten the cassette tape. You can already check out the track ‘Intolerant Spree Of Infesting Forms (Septic Worship)’ at this location. The full tracklist reads as follows: ‘Inauguration Of Septic Tank Release And Epic Faecal Sludge Chug-Off’, ‘Candidiasis French Kiss’, ‘Septic Baptism’, ‘Septic Deterioration And Decomposition (Lubricated In Feces For The Great Beyond)’, ‘Intolerant Spree Of Infesting Forms (Septic Worship)’, ‘Bushmeat Banquet’, ‘Transilience Of Parasitic Infestation (Septic Engorgement)’, ‘Emetic Rites’, ‘Fungi Licks (Of Septic Drainage Effluent)’, ‘Devastation Of Intestinal Flora By Bushmeat And Infected Blood’, ‘Haris Ve Afis Dalyarakların Hazin Sonu (Nihai İnfilak)’, ‘Jorden Raser Efter Menneskekød’, ‘Septic Septic’, ‘Airborne Droplets Of The Infected’ and ‘Başkasının Kusmuğu’. www.facebook.com/septagedeath

Netherlands based Black Metal five-piece DEMOLITION has just released their debut single ‘Among The Ruins’ over here. The band consists of members of MISANTHROPIA, WELMOED and ZØRORMR. www.facebook.com/demolitionhorde

Brutal D-Beat / Crust two-piece NEGATIVE PRAYER has just premiered the track ‘Caged’ at this location. It will be featured on the band’s upcoming debut full length “Self // Wound”, which will be released on March 01, 2024 via Chaos Records on CD format. The vinyl version will follow later in the year. The previously revealed album track ‘Violence’ can still be streamed over here. “Self // Wound” was recorded by Charlie Koryn at Toadhouse Recording during Winter 2020 / 21 and re-amped, re-mixed and mastered by Greg Wilkinson at Earhammer. The cover artwork was created by Adam Medford. Here’s the full tracklist: ‘Violence’, ‘Hell’, ‘Wound’, ‘Morbid’, ‘Caged’, ‘Noose’, ‘Negative Prayer’, ‘Bloodfeast’ and ‘Amputate’. NEGATIVE PRAYER features Kyle House on vocals, guitar and bass and Charlie Koryn on drums, current and ex – members of POISON IDEA, ACEPHALIX, DECREPISY, INCANTATION and FUNEBRARUM. www.facebook.com/chaosrecords

“Maze Envy”, the sophomore full-length from Los Angeles, California based Doom / Deathers CIVEROUS, will be released via 20 Buck Spin on March 22, 2024. It was recorded, mixed and produced by Andrew Solis at Deadstare Audio and mastered by Nick Townsend at Infrasonic Sound. The cover artwork was created by Juanjo Castellano (MAJESTIES, VOIDCEREMONY, AVULSED, GATES OF ISHTAR). The following tracks will be featured on it: ‘The Azure Eye’, ‘Shrouded In Crystals’, ‘Endless Symmetry’, ‘Labyrinth Charm’, ‘Levitation Tomb’, ‘Maze Envy’ and ‘Geryon (The Plummet)’. A video for ‘Labyrinth Charm’, featuring guest vocalist Derek Rydquist (THE ZENITH PASSAGE, THE FACELESS), can already be watched at this location. More about CIVEROUS at www.instagram.com/civerous_disease

Gyllbergen, Sweden based Metalpunks DÖDSRIT have just premiered the track ‘Celestial Will’ over here. It will be featured on the band’s fourth full length “Nocturnal Will”, which will be released on March 22, 2024 via Wolves Of Hades. The previously revealed ‘Nocturnal Fire’ can still be streamed at this location. The full “Nocturnal Will” tracklist reads as follows: ‘Irjala’, ‘Nocturnal Fire’, ‘Ember And Ash’, ‘Utmed Gyllbergens Stig’, ‘As Death Comes Reaping’ and ‘Celestial Will’. www.facebook.com/dodsrit

“Anthology Of Horror”, the second album from VINCENT CROWLEY, will be released via Hammerheart Records on digipak CD, gatefold vinyl LP, as well as digitally on February 23, 2024. A video for the song ‘Amityville’s Horror’ can already be checked out over here. All further information you will find at www.facebook.com/vincentcrowley666

Brazilian melodic Black / Death Metallers LITOSTH are streaming their third full length “Cesariana” in its entirety at this location now. It will be released via Personal Records today. www.facebook.com/litosthofficial

“Swords Of Dajjal”, the fifth full length from French Black / Death Metallers NECROWRETCH, can be streamed in its entirety over here now. The album will be released via Season Of Mist today. www.facebook.com/necrowretch

February 01, 2024

Finnish Thrashers MIEHALA have just revealed a second single from their upcoming EP “Sons Of Alaheim”. You can check out ‘Into The Void’ at this location. The EP will be released on March 14, 2024 via Inverse Records. It will feature the following tracks: ‘Torch The Children’, ‘War’, ‘Into The Void’, ‘Altar’ and ‘Vision Of Violent Death’. www.facebook.com/miehala

Romanian Death Metallers VORUS will release their third full-length “Desolate Eternities” on March 01, 2024 on CD format via Loud Rage Music. A new single from the album, ‘Dormant Malignancy’, can be streamed over here now. www.facebook.com/vorusdeath

Chile based Death Mtallers UNAUSSPRECHLICHEN KULTEN are streaming their upcoming sixth full length “Häxan Sabaoth” in its entirety at this location now. It will be released on February 02, 2024 via Iron Bonehead Productions. www.facebook.com/ukulten

A full album stream of “Unveiling The Brac’thal”, the debut full length of Irish epic Black Metal two-piece HASTURIAN VIGIL, is available over here now. The album will be released on February 02, 2024 via Invictus Productions. www.facebook.com/hasturianvigil

On May 10, 2024 Back On Black will release a compilation from UK’s Crust Punk Metal act SACRILEGE entitled “The Closing Irony”. It will be available on vinyl (red with black splatter) and CD. It features tracks from the early demos and the studio albums “Behind The Realms Of Madness”, “Within The Prophecy” and “Turn Back Trilobite”. The complete tracklist reads as follows: ‘Dig Your Own Grave’ (from “Demo I”, 1984), ‘A Violation Of Something Sacred’ (from “Demo II”, 1985), ‘At Death’s Door’, ‘The Closing Irony’ (both from “Behind The Realms Of Madness”, 1985), ‘The Captive’, ‘Flight Of The Nazgul’ (both from “Within The Prophecy”, 1987), ‘Key To Nirvana’ and ‘Equinox’ (both from “Turn Back Trilobite”, 1989). www.facebook.com/sacrilegeofficial

Finnish Black Metallers HOLLOW WOODS are streaming their sophomore full length “Like Twisted Bones Of Fallen Giants” in its entirety at this location now. It will be released on February 02, 2024 via Signal Rex. https://hollowwoods.bandcamp.com

Polish Black / Doom Metal duo ABOVE AURORA has just released a first track from their upcoming third full-length “Myriad Woes”. You can check out ‘Spark’ over here. The album will be released on March 29, 2024 on CD, vinyl LP and in digital versions via War Anthem Records. It was recorded at Antisound Studio with Michał “Neithan” Kiełbasa and mixed and mastered by Filip Hałucha at Heinrich House Studio. The cover artwork was created by Dominika Pera. Here’s the full tracklist: ‘Inner Whispers’, ‘Spark’, ‘Efforts To Fail’, ‘Horns Of Dread’ and ‘No More Shall The Boulder Descend’. www.facebook.com/aboveaurorapl