» News

April 19, 2024

On June 28, 2024 Hells Headbangers will release “Echoes Of Primordial Gnosis”, the fourth full length from Scottish melodic Black Metallers WINTER ETERNAL, on CD, vinyl LP and cassette tape formats. It will feature the following tracks: ‘Echoes Of Primordial Wisdom’, ‘Two Heavens As One’, ‘Battle Cry’, ‘The Serpent’s Curse’, ‘Voices (instrumental)’, ‘Bending The Fabric Of Reality’, ‘Sacrifice For Glory’ and ‘The Keeper Of Sorrows’. You can already check out ‘The Serpent’s Curse’ here and ‘Two Heavens As One’ here. The cover artwork of the album was created by Mars Triumph. www.facebook.com/wintereternalband

Finnish melodic Death Metallers HAGALAS have just released a lyric video for ‘Remembrance Fades’ at this location. The track will appear on their upcoming sophomore album “Mentes Reae”, which will be released via Inverse Records on May 31, 2024, as a physical edition, and on streaming platforms in early autumn 2024. www.facebook.com/hagalasofficial

Spanish Death Metallers APOSENTO will release their upcoming fourth full length “No Safe Haven” on July 02, 2024 via Xtreem Music on CD, vinyl LP and digital formats. The album is currently being mixed and mastered and the artwork will be supplied by Naroa Etxebarría. Since the release of their previous album, APOSENTO has undergone some line-up changes. One of their former vocalists, Carlos García, has returned to the band. He already was part of APOSENTO from 1993 to 1997 and recorded the 1997 EP “Welcome To Darkness” with them. Manu Reyes, who played bass for the band from 2012 to 2020 and recorded two albums and an EP with them, now converted to guitar. The line-up gets completed by bassist Pablo Vázquez, who joined in 2021 and the recently recruited Raúl Ceballos on drums. www.facebook.com/aposentodeath

Turkish Death Metallers ENGULFED are streaming their sophomore full length “Unearthly Litanies Of Despair” in its entirety over here now. It will be released today via Me Saco Un Ojo Records (vinyl), in co-operation with Dark Descent Records (CD and cassette tape). www.facebook.com/engulfedtr

German Death Metallers COMMANDER have completed their fourth full length “Angstridden”, which will be released on June 27, 2024 via MDD Records. It was recorded at Sick Of Sound Studio with Michael Kraxenberger and the cover artwork was created by Kumislizer Artwork. www.facebook.com/commandermetalmunich

April 18, 2024

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. It will feature the following two very lengthy tracks: ‘Death And The Voyage’ (22:23min) and ‘Eternity In A Second’ (21:09min). www.facebook.com/cult.erinyes

Chilean Death Metallers ANTAGONYZE are streaming their upcoming debut full length “Interpretations Of The Unknown Wilderness” at this location now. It will be released on April 19, 2024 via Chaos Records. It features re-recorded tracks from their “Echoes From Soul” demo 2020 as well as new songs. The album was recorded by Felipe Cadenas at Estudio Chains and mixed and mastered by Ignacio Riveros. www.facebook.com/antagonyzedeathmetal

French Death Metallers AD PATRES will release their upcoming third full length “Unbreathable” via Non Serviam Records on June 07, 2024. www.facebook.com/adpatres

April 17, 2024

Denver, Colorado based technical Death Metallers VALE OF PNATH will release their third full length “Between The Worlds Of Life And Death” on CD, vinyl LP and digital formats on May 24, 2024 via Willowtip Records. Here’s the complete tracklist: ‘The Forgotten Path (Intro)’, ‘Silent Prayer’, ‘Soul Offering’, ‘Shadow’, ‘Uncertain Tomorrow’, ‘Beneath Ashen Skies’, ‘No Return, No Regret’, ‘Echoes Of The Past (Interlude)’ and ‘Burning Light’. You can already watch a video for ‘Soul Offering’ at this location. More about VALE OF PNATH at www.facebook.com/valeofpnathco

Netherlands based Black Metallers MAGISTRAAL are streaming their upcoming debut EP “Fantoom Van De Deemsterburcht” in its entirety over here now. It was digitally self-released yesterday. The EP will also be available through Zwaertgevegt on vinyl format as one half of a split release. https://magistraal.bandcamp.com

Spanish brutal Death Metallers CHRIST DENIED have just released a visualizer video for ‘A Blinding Light?’ at this location. The track will be featured on the band’s upcoming third full length “Christopsy”, which will be released on May 21, 2024 via Xtreem Music on CD and digital formats. You can still listen to the album’s first advance single ‘Scream Bloody Blasphemy’ over here. The full “Christopsy” tracklist reads as follows: ‘Scream Bloody Blasphemy’, ‘Fake Deity’, ‘A Blinding Light?’, ‘Take, Eat; This is My Body’, ‘Why Call Him God?’, ‘Voracious Disciples’, ‘Starving Acolytes’, ‘Oozing Blood Nails’, ‘Liar’s Meat Aftertaste’ and ‘Mutant Christ’ (CRYPTOPSY cover). www.christdenied.com

Chilean Death Metallers COFFIN CURSE are streaming their sophomore full length “The Continuous Nothing” in its entirety at this location now. It will be released on April 22, 2024 via Memento Mori. The cover artwork was once again provided by Daniel Hermosilla (Nox Fragor Art). www.facebook.com/coffincurse

US Thrashers DESOLUS have just premiered the track ‘Sea Of Fire’ over here. It will be featured on the band’s upcoming debut full length “System Shock”, which will be released on May 10, 2024 via Hells Headbangers. The previously revealed title track can still be streamed at this location. Here’s the album’s complete tracklist: ‘System Shock’, ‘From Man To Machine’, ‘Curse Of The Technomancer’, ‘Metal Fetishist’, ‘The Arrival’, ‘The Invasion Begins’, ‘Interlude (Hidden Track)’, ‘Sea Of Fire’, ‘The Sigilite’ and ‘Panopticon’. www.facebook.com/desolusdmv

April 16, 2024

Tampa, Florida based Black / Death / Thrash Metallers TORTURERS’ LOBBY will release their debut full-length “Deadened Nerves” on June 14, 2024. Caligari Records will release the CD and cassette tape versions while Ixiol Productions will release the vinyl version. Here’s the full tracklist: ‘Dawning’, ‘Barbaric Alchemy’, ‘Chromosomal Devastation’, ‘Captured Pieces’, ‘Reaper’s Impunity’, ‘Hypnotic Seeds Sown’, ‘Humanity’s Husk’, ‘Re-Education’, ‘Enduring Spirit’ and ‘Reptilian Hide’. You can already check out ‘Reptilian Hide’ at this location and the previously revealed ‘Reaper’s Impunity’ over here. For more TORTURERS’ LOBBY please visit https://torturerslobby.bandcamp.com

Spanish Death Metallers DEVOTION are streaming their upcoming third full length “Astral Catacombs” in its entirety over here now. It will be released on April 22, 2024 via Memento Mori. The cover art was created by Naroa Etxebarria. www.facebook.com/deathmetaldevotion

Bronx, New York based, one-man melodic Death / Thrash band LEGIONARY will release a new EP entitled “Prison Realm” on June 14, 2024. The following tracks will be featured on it: ‘Question Everything’, ‘Prison Realm’, ‘Neuroweaponry’ and ‘Arcane Divisions (Remake)’. A lyric video for the EP’s title track is already available at this location. More about LEGIONARY at www.facebook.com/legionaryband

April 15, 2024

Finnish blackened Death Metallers LIVING INFERNO have just self-released their debut full length “Triumvirate” on the band’s Bandcamp site, Spotify and YouTube. It was recorded in the summer of 2023, mixed by Vesa Viitanen and mastered by Janne Tolsa. The cover artwork was created by tattoo artist Juha Wuorinen. The album features the tango singer Juha Hautaluoma as a guest vocalist, who interprets the chorus of the song ‘Catharsis In Death’. www.facebook.com/living.inferno.official

International Death Metallers UNHOLY REDEEMER have just released their three-song debut demo “A Fever To Dethrone All Kings” on cassette tape and CD. The cassette version has been released via Extremely Rotten Productions and the CD version released by Sphere Of Apparition Records. A full stream of the demo is available at https://unholyredeemer.bandcamp.com

Swedish Crossover Thrash duo GERM BOMB will release their fifth full length “Monochrome Nightmare” on 12″ vinyl LP and digitally via Doomentia Records on April 30, 2024. It was recorded in the band’s hometown Gothenburg at Kust Studio between September 2022 and January 2023. GERM BOMB consists of Hempus Kuylenstierna (guitar, vocals, bass and organ) and Pierre Ohlsson (drums, vocals). www.facebook.com/germbomb

“Nightfall Enthroned”, the debut mini album from Australian Black Metallers ANCIENT GUARD, will be released on June 14, 2024 via Iron Bonehead Productions on CD and 12″ vinyl formats. It will feature the following tracks: ‘Dominion Of Primordial Darkness’, ‘Sepulchral Damnation’, ‘A Moonscape Abyss’ and ‘Eld’. ANCIENT GUARD is a new creation of Nightwolf, renown for Pagan Black Metallers RUNESPELL. More info at www.facebook.com/ironboneheadproductions

April 14, 2024

On May 17, 2024 Belgian Black Metallers ANTZAAT and RONARG will self-release a split album entitled “Madness / Morgen” on colored vinyl and digital formats. You can already stream two of the featured tracks at this location. More info you will find at www.facebook.com/antzaat

April 12, 2024

“Reduced Capabilities”, the fourth full length from Arizona based Goregrinders FLUIDS, will be released via Hells Headbangers on CD, vinyl LP and cassette tape formats today. A full album stream you will find at this location. For more band information please visit www.facebook.com/fluids666

‘In The Vale Of The Fallen’, the title track of the upcoming sophomore full length from GÖDEN, the spiritual successor of Death Doom legends WINTER, can be streamed over here now. The album will be released on CD, vinyl LP and digitally on May 17, 2024 via Svart Records. www.facebook.com/goden.official

French Death / Grinders BENIGHTED are streaming their new album “Ekbom” in its entirety at this location now. It will be released via Season Of Mist today. www.facebook.com/brutalbenighted

Symphonic Black Metal project ARMY OF PRIMITIVES has just released a video for their first single ‘Rise Of The Giant’ over here. ARMY OF PRIMITIVES features Titus Paar, better known as the director of the Netflix movie “The Perfect Weapon”, starring Steven Seagal. In ‘Rise Of The Giant’ he played all instruments himself and cooperated with Djuri Boot, a film composer with a strong background in Metal music, who has provided music for feature films and commercials. The video features dinosaurs from the ILM team that made Jurassic World and VFX legend Andreas Feix. The cast includes Magnus Samuelsson (Strong Man winner), Andreas Rylander (Star Wars), and Urban Bergsten (Viking film legend). The song will featured in Paar’s upcoming dinosaurs VS cavemen film “We Hunt Giants”.

German melodic Death Metal four-piece IRA TENAX will release their new album “Dark Awakening” on June 13, 2024 via MDD Records. The cover artwork was created by Ken Coleman. www.facebook.com/iratenaxhanau

On June 14, 2024 Iron Bonehead Productions will release “Six Nights Beyond The Serpents Threshold”, the debut full length from Chile based Black Metallers KERASFÓRA, on CD and vinyl LP formats. You can already listen to the track ‘Of Serpent And Return’ over here. The album’s complete 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

German old school Death Metallers ASGAIA have just released their fourth full length “Death Board” via German Democratic Recordings. You can check out an album teaser at this location. More band information you will find at www.facebook.com/asgaia.

US Black Metallers LANZERRATH will contribute a 20 minutes long track to a split EP with their country mates SHROUD OF DESPONDENCY, which will be released on May 10, 2024 on CD and digital formats via Northern Spire Productions. The track is entitled ‘Nebular Collapse: The Dissolution Of Order And Meaning’. SHROUD OF DESPONDENCY will be featured with ‘The Source Of Multiversal Degradation’ and ‘Celestial Venom’. https://lanzerrath.bandcamp.com, http://shroudofdespondency.bandcamp.com

New Zealand’s Black / Deathers HERESIARCH are streaming their sophomore full length “Edifice” in its entirety over here now. It will be released via Iron Bonehead Productions today. www.facebook.com/heresiarchband

Dutch Death Metallers PESTILENCE have just revealed a second single from their upcoming, re-recorded best-of album “Levels Of Perception”. You can check out ‘Sinister’ at this location. The album will be released on April 26, 2024 via Agonia Records. www.facebook.com/pestilenceofficial

April 11, 2024

On June 07, 2024 Personal Records will release “Detrimental Paratomy”, the debut EP from Tuscany based Death Metallers NECROCENE, on transparent CD format. It was recorded and mixed at Hill Valley Studio between December 2022 and March 2023 and mastered at Sügis Productions in April 2023. The following tracks will be featured on it: ‘Planned Obsolescence’, ‘Embryonic Epilogue’, ‘The Age Of Death And Extinction’, ‘Wars Against The World’ and ‘From Worms To Trash’. More NECROCENE info you will find at www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100091964531943

American Black / Death Metallers CRUCIFIER are streaming their upcoming third full length “Led Astray” in its entirety at this location now. It will be released on April 12, 2024 via Iron Bonehead Productions. https://thetruecrucifier.bandcamp.com

Polish melodic Black Metallers DARGOR have recorded ‘Land Of The Dead’, a cover of a SUMMONING track from their 2006 album “Oath Bound”. You can check it out over here. More about DARGOR at www.facebook.com/dargormetaltv

Dutch Death Metallers SEVERE TORTURE have just released a video for ‘Torn From The Jaws Of Death’, the title track off their upcoming sixth full length. You can watch the video at this location. The album was recored at Torture Compound Studios, engineered by Damiën Kerpentier and mixed and mastered by Mendel bij de Leij. It will be released on June 07, 2024 via Season Of Mist. www.facebook.com/severetorture

‘Gaslighting’, the second single off “The Beguiling Mind Games”, the debut full length of Romanian one-man project THE SHEPHERD, can be streamed over here now. The album will be released on April 15, 2024 via Loud Rage Music. The artwork was created by Costin Chioreanu. www.facebook.com/loudragemusic

“Insane”, the 1997 album from Romanian Death Metallers DEIMOS, has just been re-released on CD for the first time via Loud Rage Music. It comes with three bonus tracks from the band’s 1996 demo. The album’s title track can be streamed at this location. For more information please visit www.facebook.com/loudragemusic

April 10, 2024

US Death Metallers TERMINAL NATION have just revealed another second song from their upcoming sophomore full-length “Echoes Of The Devil’s Den”, which will be released on May 03, 2024 via 20 Buck Spin. You can listen to ‘Merchants Of Bloodshed’ at this location. The album was produced, engineered and mixed by Ryan Bram at Homewrecker Recording Studio in Tuscon, Arizona and mastered by Brad Boatright at Audioseige. The artwork was created by Adam Burke (ETERNAL CHAMPION, ACEPHALIX, CREEPING DEATH). Guest vocals have been contributed by Todd Jones (NAILS), Jesse Leach (KILLSWITCH ENGAGE), Dwid Hellion (INTEGRITY) and others. The full tracklist reads as follows: ‘Echoes Of The Devil’s Den’, ‘Written By The Victor’, ‘The Spikes Under The Bridge’, ‘No Reform (New Age Slave Patrol)’, ‘Empire In Decay’, ‘Embers Of Humanity’, ‘Merchants Of Bloodshed’, ‘Bullet For A Stone’, ‘Dying Alive’, ‘Cemetery Of Imposters’, ‘Immolation (Of Mother Earth)’ and ‘Release The Serpents’. www.facebook.com/terminalnation

On May 10, 2024 Hells Headbangers will release “Chthonic Invocations”, the sophomore full length from Greek Black Metallers FUNERAL STORM, on CD and vinyl LP formats. The following tracks will be featured on it: ‘Whispers From The Beyond’, ‘Behold The Dark’, ‘The Void’, ‘Funeral Pyre’, ‘The Epitaph Of The Dead’, ‘The Covenant Of Old’, ‘Mistress Of The Night (The Gathering Begins)’ and ‘The Calling Of The Father’. You can already check out ‘The Void’ at this location. The cover artwork was created by Markus Vesper (DENIAL OF GOD, MANILLA ROAD, ATTIC). www.facebook.com/funeralstorm666

“Gravesight”, 2019’s third album from Virginia’s old school Death Metallers HUMAN INFECTION, will be re-released via Horror Pain Gore Death Productions on May 03, 2024 on CD and digital formats. It was remastered by guitarist Jeremiah Tuck and additionally features the four tracks of the band’s “2016 Promo” as bonus. A new cover artwork was created by Spanish artist Juanjo Castellano (COFFINS, RIBSPREADER, ROTTREVORE). You can check out the album track ‘Embrace Perfection’ over here. More about HUMAN INFECTION at www.facebook.com/humaninfectionband

April 09, 2024

On May 24, 2024 Hells Headbangers will release “Lurking After Midnight”, the fifth full length from Indiana based Horror Metal five-piece THE LURKING CORSPES, on CD format. The vinyl LP edition will follow later. You can already check out the album track ‘Murder Sweet Murder’ at this location. Here’s the complete tracklist of the album: ‘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

Australia based blackened Death Metallers BLACK LAVA will release their sophomore full length “The Savage Winds To Wisdom” via Season Of Mist on July 12, 2024. It will feature the following tracks: ‘Colour Of Death’, ‘Dark Legacy’, ‘Wrapped In Filth’, ‘Unsheathing Nightmares’, ‘Summoning Shadows’, ‘Ironclad Sarcophagus’, ‘Pagan Dust’, ‘Sanguis Lupus’ and ‘The Savage Winds To Wisdom’. A video for the first single ‘Ironclad Sarcophagus’ can already be watched over here. For more information please visit www.facebook.com/blacklava00

On May 24, 2024 Hells Headbangers will release “Age Of Chaos”, the sophomore full length from UK Punks ROTTEN, on CD, vinyl LP and cassette tape formats. It will feature the following tracks: ‘Annihilation Desecration’, ‘Insurgence’, ‘Moorhounds’, ‘Ten Of Swords’, ‘Condemned By Chaos’, ‘Fear Knot’, ‘Baphomet Rising’, ‘Age Of Chaos’, ‘Decolonizaton’, ‘Rain On My Funeral’, ‘A Witch Is Born’, ‘City Of 1000 Ghosts’, ‘Into The Abyss’, ‘Broken Door’ and ‘No Supremacy’. Videos for ‘Annihilation Desecration’ and ‘Decolonization’ can already be watched here and here. The “Age Of Chaos” cover features a Frank Frazetta paining, officially licensed from his family. www.facebook.com/rotten.uk

Seattle, Washingtom based technical Death / Black Metallers XOTH will be touring the US in April / May 2024 together with ATOLL and ATRAE BILIS. The tour kicks off on April 17, 2024 in Eureka, California and ends on May 05, 2024 in Eugene, Oregon. www.facebook.com/beholdxoth

Finnish Black Metal three-piece KRATTI has just premiered the track ‘Haudanvvartija’ at this location. It will be featured on the band’s upcoming debut full length “Matka Kohti Kosmista”, which will be released on May 01, 2024 via Signal Rex. The previously revealed album track ‘Ääni Hiljaisuuteen Katoava’ can still be checked out over here. The complete “Matka Kohti Kosmista” tracklist reads as follows: ‘Pyhä Alttari’, ‘Haudanvartija’, ‘Matka Kohti Kosmista’, ‘Sota Viimeinen’, ‘Ääni Hiljaisuuteen Katoava’ and ‘Synkissä Muistoissa’. https://kratti.bandcamp.com

Seattle, Washington based melodic Death Metal quartet VERITERAS is streaming their upcoming sophomore full length “The Dark Horizon” in its entirety over here now. It will be self-released by the band on April 11, 2024. In support of the album VERITERAS will be on the road in the US with EVENT RELENTLESS in April 2024. www.facebook.com/veriterasmetal

April 08, 2024

“The Mortuary Hauntings”, the sophomore full length from international Death Metallers HOUSE BY THE CEMETARY, will be released via Pulverised Records on May 31, 2024 on CD, vinyl LP and digitally. Here’s the complete tracklist: ‘Cadavers Emerge’, ‘Beware Of The Woods’, ‘The Realm Of The Cursed’, ‘Beyond Oblivion’, ‘Infested’, ‘The Book Of Eibon’, ‘Tortured Severe’, ‘Opening The Gates Of Hell’ and ‘Crypts Of Torment’. You can already check out the opening track ‘Cadavers Emerge’ at this location. HOUSE BY THE CEMETARY consists of Mike Hrubovcak – vocals (ex – MONSTROSITY, AZURE EMOTE, ex – VILE), Rogga Johansson – guitars and bass (PAGANIZER, ex – BONE GNAWER, MASSACRE) and Matthias Fiebig – drums (BLODSRIT, PAGANIZER, ex – RIBSPREADER, ex – ZOMBIFIED). For more information please visit www.facebook.com/pulverisedrecords or https://pulverised.bandcamp.com

On May 24, 2024 Purity Through Fire will release the sophomore full length of Finnish Black Metallers NIGHTSIDE, “Death From The North”, on digipak CD and vinyl LP formats. It will feature the following tracks: ‘Death From The North’, ‘The Crumbling Tower’, ‘Disciples’, ‘There Won’t Be Another Dawn’, ‘Dying Sun’, ‘Gates Of Hell’, ‘Lions’ and ‘Solitude’. The album’s title track can already be streamed over here. For all further NIGHTSIDE information check out www.facebook.com/nightsideblackmetal

April 06, 2024

On May 24, 2024 Los Angeles based Death Metallers MORTAL WOUND will release their debut full-length “Anus Of The World” via Dark Descent Records (CD, cassette tape and digital formats), in co-operation with with Me Saco Un Ojo Records (vinyl LP and additional cassette orders). The album opener ‘Found Dead In A Bush’ can already be streamed over here. The complete tracklist reads like this: ‘Found Dead In A Bush’, ‘Tunnel Rat’, ‘The Surf Is Gonna Be Bitchin”, ‘Drug Filled Cadaver’, ‘One Who Kills & One Who Loves’, ‘Born Again Hard’, ‘Engulfed In Liquid Hellfire’, ‘The Worm Has Turned For You’, ‘Spirit Of The Bayonet’, ‘Even The Jungle Wanted Him Dead’ and ‘Royally Fucked Forever’. More about MORTAL WOUND at www.instagram.com/mortalwound_death or https://mortalwound.bandcamp.com

Italy’s depressive Black / Doom Metallers FORGOTTEN TOMB will be touring Europe this Autumn with NOCTURNAL DEPRESSION, followed by a short string of dates in eastern Europe and Asia. For more information and regular updates please follow the band at www.facebook.com/official.forgotten.tomb

On May 24, 2024 Kythibong will release “Self Devourment”, the debut full length from French Death Metallers MANDIBULA, on CD, vinyl LP and digital formats. The band features musicians from LA COLONIE DE VACANCES, LES AGAMEMNONZ, PYJAMARAMA, JOHN MAKAY, SPELTERINI and others. The self-titled MANDIBULA EP can still be streamed at this location. More band info you will find at www.facebook.com/mandibula.necro

April 05, 2024

Dutch Black Metallers SLECHTVALK will release their sixth full-length this fall via MDD Records. Their previous album “Where Wandering Shadows And Mists Collide” was released eight years ago. www.facebook.com/slechtvalk.metal

Serbian Black Metallers NADSVEST will release their debut full-length “Slovo Meseca I Krvi” on May 17, 2024 via Soulseller Records on CD, vinyl LP and digitally. The first single ‘Vihori Boja’ can already be streamed at this location. The complete tracklist of the album reads like this: ‘Vihori Boja’, ‘Ponori Adski’, ‘Vaznesenje Zveri’, ‘Pojanje Crno’, ‘Od Meseca I Krvi’ and ‘Trijumf Silnika – Smrt Sveta’. For more information please visit www.facebook.com/soulsellerrecords

Finnish Black Metallers NIGHT SHALL DRAPE US will release their debut full length “Lunatic Choir” on April 26, 2024 via Season Of Mist. You can already stream the album track ‘Ashes Of Men’ at this location, watch a video for ‘The Queen Of The Red Streams’ over here and a lyric video for ‘Under The Dead Sky’ here. The album’s complete tracklist reads as follows: ‘Hymn Of Rebellion’, ‘Dead Eden’, ‘Ethereal Constrictor’, ‘Ashes Of Men’, ‘Unification’, ‘Lunacy And Horror’, ‘Under The Dead Sky’ and ‘The Queen Of The Red Streams’. www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100088106610327

“Tales Of Woe”, the sophomore full length from Dutch Black Metallers CODEX MORTIS, will be released via Black Lion Records on June 21, 2024. The following tracks will be featured on it: ‘Forsaken’, ‘Capricious Disembodied Villain’, ‘Chosen’, ‘Trenched In Blood’, ‘Fire Screams And Death’ and ‘It Dies With Me’. The album was mixed and mastered by Björnström Ljud & Produktion. The artwork was created by Vladimir ‘Smerdulak’ Chebakov. A lyric video for the first single ‘Capricious Disembodied Villain’ can already be checked out at this location. More about CODEX MORTIS at www.facebook.com/codexmortis

Italy’s brutal technical Death Metallers HOUR OF PENANCE are streaming their ninth full length “Devotion” in its entirety over here now. It will be released via Agonia Records today. www.facebook.com/hourofpenance

On May 31, 2024 Chaos Records will release the debut EP from Chile based Thrashers ABREAKTION, “Bornhatred”, on CD format. It features the following tracks: ‘Empty Promises’, ‘Pyromaniac’, ‘Amnesia Chronicle’, ‘Mental Torture’ and ‘Welcome To The Slaughterhouse’ (DARK ANGEL cover). You can already check out the EP opener ‘Empty Promises’ at this location. The cover artwork was supplied by Alex Aguayo. www.facebook.com/abreaktion

Swedish Black Metallers ASPERNAMENTUM will release their debut EP “Primal Judgement Manifesto” via Soulseller Records on May 17, 2024 on MCD, MLP and digitally. It was recorded at Wing Studios in 2022 and mixed and mastered by Sverker Widgren. You can already listen to the opening track ‘Epiphanies Of The Night’s Light’ right here. The complete tracklist reads as follows: ‘Epiphanies Of The Night’s Light’, ‘To Pledge Allegiance To The Void Beyond’, ‘Vessel Of Enlightenment (Black Flame Manifestation)’ and ‘Of Condemnation, Death And The Holy Ghost’. www.facebook.com/aspernamentum.official

April 04, 2024

On May 24, 2024 Eternal Death will release “Plummeting Into The Hour Of The Wolf”, a new EP from Rhode Island based Black Metal four-piece BLACK SORCERY, on cassette tape format. The following tracks will be featured on it: ‘World Demands Cruelty’, ‘The Hour Of The Wolf’ and ‘Without Reflection’. The cover artwork was created by Derek Setzer and Maegan Lemay. https://blacksorcery93.bandcamp.com

Greek Black Metallers KAWIR have just revealed a second song from their upcoming ninth full-length “Kydoimos”. You can check out a lyric video for ‘Hecatonchires’ at this location. The album will be released on April 19, 2024 via Soulseller Records. Here’s the complete tracklist: ‘Teiresias’, ‘Fields Of Flegra’, ‘Centauromachy’, ‘Hecatonchires’, ‘Myrmidons’, ‘Achilles & Hector’, ‘Achilles Funeral’, ‘Echetlaeus’, ‘Kydoimos’ and ‘War Is The Father Of All’. www.facebook.com/kawirofficial

A full stream of “Whispered Morbidity & Exhumed Remnants”, a compilation from Seattle, Washington based Death Metallers DEGRAVED, is available over here now. It will be released on CD format via Chaos Records today. The release features the band’s “Exhumed Remnants” demo from 2020 and the “Whispered Morbidity” EP from 2023. https://degraved.bandcamp.com

Baltimore, Maryland based Doom / Deathers WREKTOMB are streaming their upcoming debut full length “Bovine Mockeries Of Human Posturing” in its entirety at this location now. It will be released on April 05, 2024 via Personal Records. The cover artwork was created by Misanthropic Art. www.facebook.com/wrektomb

Indiana’s old school Death / Thrashers ASSIMILATOR will release their new EP “Expelled Into Suffering” on June 21, 2024 via Horror Pain Gore Death Productions. It will feature the following tracks: ‘Expelled Into Suffering’, ‘Nocturnal Forge’, ‘Changeling’ and ‘I Am’. The cover artwork was supplied by Karl Dahmer (Dahmer Art). The band will be on the road in June with blackened Death Metallers THRONE for an eight dates US tour. For more info please visit www.facebook.com/assimilatormetal

April 03, 2024

“The Stench Of Eternity”, the eighth full length of Chicago’s Death Metallers CARDIAC ARREST, will be released via Hells Headbangers on May 17, 2024, on CD and cassette tape formats. The vinyl LP version will follow on June 14, 2024. The full tracklist reads as follows: ‘Maggot This One’, ‘Victims To The Blasphemy’, ‘Beg, Plead, Crawl’, ‘Means To An End’, ‘Bullets Are The Only Cure’, ‘In The Name Of Suffering’, ‘Born To Be Buried’, ‘No Human Will’, ‘This Is How You Die’ and ‘From Civilized To Sadistic’. You can already check out ‘Victims To The Blasphemy’ over here. For all additional CARDIAC ARREST information please visit www.facebook.com/cardiacarrestdeathmetal

On May 31, 2024 Chaos Records will release “Warping Structure”, the debut full length from Swedish Death Metal three-piece BLACK WOUND, on CD format. It will feature the following tracks: ‘Dread’, ‘Warping Structure’, ‘Rag’, ‘Sworn’, ‘Trench Blast’ and ‘Vermin Firstborn’. A full album stream is already available at this location. More about BLACK WOUND at www.facebook.com/blackwound

German symphonic Black Metallers SUFFERING SOULS will release their fifth album “An Iconic Taste Of Demise” on May 31, 2024 via Satanath Records, in co-operation with Fetzner Death Records. It was recorded at Hertz Studio in Poland and the drums were played by Michiel van der Plicht (PESTILENCE). You can already watch a lyric video for the first single ‘From Hubris To Demise’ over here. The artwork of “An Iconic Taste Of Demise” was created by Thorsten Burger. www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100063490099366

Chicago’s blackened Death Metallers OSSILEGIUM have just premiered ‘The Gods Below’ at this location. It is the title track of the band’s upcoming debut full length “The Gods Below”, which will be released on May 03, 2024 via Personal Records. The previously revealed ‘Nightborn’ is additionally still available for streaming over here. The following tracks will be featured on “The Gods Below”: ‘Nightborn’, ‘Serpentine Shadows’, ‘The Winds Of Astaroth’, ‘Beyond The Clandestine’, ‘The Heart Of Darkness’, ‘To Reach The Eternal Ends’, ‘Constellationrise’, ‘The Gods Below’ and ‘Planar Nexus’. www.facebook.com/ossilegium.666

“…Discontinued”, the first full-length in five years from Yonkers, New York based brutal technical Death Metallers MALIGNANCY, will be released on CD, vinyl LP and digital formats via Willowtip Records on June 14, 2024. It was mixed and mastered by Lasse Lammert (ABIGAIL WILLIAMS, RAVEN, ALESTORM, ACRANIUS). The album’s first single, ‘Purity Of Purpose’, can already be checked out over here. The complete tracklist reads as follows: ‘Existential Dread’, ‘Binary Paradigm’, ‘Irradiated Miscreation’, ‘Purity Of Purpose’, ‘Ancillary Biorhythms’, ‘Haunted Symmetry’, ‘Decomposing Divinity’, ‘Oppositional Defiance’ and ‘Biological Absurdity’. www.facebook.com/malignancyofficial

April 02, 2024

On May 02, 2024, “Relics Of Time”, the debut full length of German Thrashers AORYST, will be released via MDD Records. It was produced by Jörg Uken at Soundlodge Studio. The following tracks will be featured on it: ‘Deterministic Chaos’, ‘Call Of The Void’, ‘ETNO’, ‘Hybrid Forms’, ‘Extractor Of Death’, ‘Exogenesis (Instrumental)’, ‘Oceans Below’ and ‘Anoxia’. You can already watch a lyric video for ‘Call Of The Void’ at this location. More AORYST you will find at https://aoryst.bandcamp.com

Netherlands based Black Metal duo MAGISTRAAL has just premiered the track ‘Waar Leed Zich Eeuwig Voedt’ over here. It will be featured on the band’s upcoming debut EP, “Fantoom Van De Deemsterburcht”, which will be digitally self-released on April 16, 2024. It will also be available via Zwaertgevegt on vinyl format as one half of a split release. Here’s the full tracklist: ‘Waar Leed Zich Eeuwig Voedt’, ‘Mijn Brandend Licht’ and ‘Fantoom Van De Deemsterburcht’. https://magistraal.bandcamp.com

“Beating The Drums Of Ancestral Force”, the sophomore full length from Southern California based Death / Doom Metallers TZOMPANTLI, will be released via 20 Buck Spin on May 17, 2024. It was recorded, produced, mixed and mastered by Erol Ulug at Bright Light Studios. The cover artwork was created by Adam Burke. A first track entitled ‘Tlayohualli’ has already been premiered at this location. Here’s the complete tracklist of the album: ‘Tetzahuitl’, ‘Tlayohualli’, ‘Tlaloc Icuic’, ‘Chichimecatl’, ‘Tetzaviztli’, ‘Otlica Mictlan’ and ‘Icnocuicatl’. www.facebook.com/tzompantlidoom

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania based Thrashers HEMOTOXIN will release their fourth full-length “When Time Becomes Loss” on May 17, 2024 via Pulverised Records on CD, vinyl LP and digital formats. It was recorded and mixed by Andrew Lee and mastered by Justin Weis at Trackworx Studio (AGALLOCH, HIGH ON FIRE, PALLBEARER). The cover artwork was supplied by Mark Cooper (SLAUGHTERDAY, MASTER, THANATOS). The following tracks will be featured on it: ‘Morbid Reflection’, ‘Call From The Abyss’, ‘Malediction’, ‘Abstract Commands’, ‘Conscious Descent’, ‘Reborn In Tragedy’ and ‘When Time Becomes Loss’. You can already stream ‘Call From The Abyss’ over here. More about HEMOTOXIN at www.facebook.com/hemotoxin

Australian Black Metallers LAMENT IN WINTER’S NIGHT have just reveald the track ‘The Night Beckons In Yellow And Blue’ at this location. It will be featured on the band’s upcoming sophomore full length “Whereunto The Twilight Leads”, which will be released later this year via Hells Headbangers on CD and vinyl LP formats. Atrocity Altar will handle the cassette tape release. https://lamentinwintersnight.bandcamp.com

On April 05, 2024 Personal Records will release “Seeds Of Death”, the debut EP from Swedish Death Metallers THE ROTTENING, on CD format. A full stream of it is available at this location now. More THE ROTTENING at https://therottening.bandcamp.com

Germany’s blackened Speed Metal Punks LUCIFUGE have just premiered the track ‘Gates Of The Eternal Night’ over here now. It will be featured on the band’s sixth full length “Hexensabbat”, which will be released on May 24, 2024 via Dying Victims Productions. The previously revealed album track ‘Into Eternal Sleep’ can still be checked out at this location. The full “Hexensabbat” tracklist reads as follows: ‘Gates Of The Eternal Night’, ‘Hexensabbat’, ‘The Court Of The Profane’, ‘No Sun Shall Rise’, ‘Into Eternal Sleep’, ‘The Sign Of Cain’, ‘An Oath Of Blood And Fire’, ‘Enter The Realms Of Death’, ‘They Come In Legions’, ‘Cursed To Eternity’ and ‘The Destruction Of The Sword’. www.facebook.com/lucifugeblackmetal

April 01, 2024

On May 24, 2024 Invictus Productions will release the debut full length of Vancouver, Canada based Death Metallers REVERSED, “Wildly Possessed”. It was recorded at Fiasco Bros. Studios (BLASPHEMY) and mixed and mastered by Marco S. Vermiglio at The Forge Music Productions. The following tracks will be featured on it: ‘Wildly Possessed’, ‘Maelstrom Juggernaut’, ‘Hungry Graves’, ‘Beneath Evil Eyes’, ‘Final Death’, ‘Rusted Breath’ and ‘Black Seed’. A video for ‘Final Death’ can already be watched at this location. More REVERSED info you will find at www.facebook.com/reversedmetalofdeath