January 22, 2012
Horror Pain Gore Death Productions will release a split 7-inch record from PA Black Metal blasphemers THE BEYOND, and Indiana’s Death Metal / Punk beasts THE LURKING CORPSES,, entitled “Gross Encounters Of The Sacrificial Rite”, on February 14, 2012. You can reserve your copy at this location.
Italian Death Metallers HUMANGLED, have recently completed recording a four-song follow up to their 2010 full-length “Fractal”, entitled “Odd Ethics”. The EP is set to be released in early / mid 2012 through Abyss Records and was tracked at Italy’s Mel-1 Studios. The production was handled by Dan Swanö (Unisound Studios), the cover art was designed by Marko Somero. Here’s the tracklist: ‘Needles Of The Blind’, ‘Skinned, To Feel All’, ‘Smells Acrid’ and ‘Deny Your Creed’. More info at www.facebook.com/pages/Humangled/50430188818?sk=info
The long-defunct Swedish Death Metallers ALTAR, will release a compilation CD, entitled “Dark Domains”, that will feature 17 tracks that were recorded during their six-year existence from 1989 – 1995 through Pulverised Records in co-operation with Konqueror Records. The whole material was re-mastered by Dan Swanö at Unisound Studio, Sweden and a brand new exclusive album cover artwork and layout was created by Kontamination Design, Poland. The CD will also feature rare and never before seen band photos, carefully hand-picked by the band. Here’s the complete tracklist: ‘Nothing Human’, ‘Lifeless Passion’, ‘Daymare / A Message From The Grave’, ‘Decapitated’ and ‘Ex Oblivione’ (from the 1992 split with CARTILAGE), ‘Instrumental’ (from a 1995 demo), ‘Violent Acts’ and ‘Days Forever Grey’ (from the 1994 promo demo), ‘Sleeping Prophet’, ‘Floodgates Of Emotions’ and ‘Darklight’ (from the 1993 promo demo) and ‘Severed On The Attic’, ‘Decapitated’, ‘Hallucinations’ and ‘No Flesh…’ (from the 1991 "No Flesh Shall Be Spared" demo).