» News Archive May 2013
Costa Rican Horror Death Metallers MUMMIFIED have completed the recordings for two new tracks destined for an upcoming EP entitled “Impious Necrolatry”. The mastering is going to take place at Massive Mastering Studios in the US. Kam Lee (ex – DEATH, ex – MASSACRE, THE GROTESQUERY etc.) contributed guest vocals to the EP. The band is currently looking for labels to release it as a vinyl 7”. For further details get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The fourth PSYCHOPATHIC TERROR album "4:You Shall Not Destroy", that has just been self-released by the band, features the following nine songs: ‘Sisuksia Kalvava Mato’, ‘Poisoned Food’, ‘Weapons Of Mass Deception’, ‘Punaista Kohinaa’, ‘Wireless Technology’, ‘Radiation Hell’, ‘Disinformation Agent’, ‘The Committee Of One’, ‘The Hidden Tyranny’ and ‘Electronic Lobotomy’. The track ‘Poisoned Food’ is currently streaming at www.myspace.com/psychopathicterrorofficial or www.facebook.com/psychopathicterror. You can order the album directly from the band’s webstore at http://psychopathicterror.bigcartel.com
Lavadome Productions has just released the limited edition vinyl version of "Dreaming Death", the newest EP from Australian Death Metallers BEYOND MORTAL DREAMS, which was originally released by the band as a MCD in 2012. It has been specially mastered for vinyl and comes pressed on oxblood, one-sided 12" wax with pentagram etching on the blank side. The vinyl edition is limited to 350 copies with digital downloads offered through Lavadome, as well as from iTunes, Spotify, Bandcamp, Amazon and other major digital retailers. To stream "Dreaming Death" in its entirety, or purchase it as a digital download, visit www.lavadome.bandcamp.com. Watch out for upcoming BEYOND MORTAL DREAMS releases on Lavadome including a 7" EP containing one new and one re-recorded song and a full-length album later this year. More information on BEYOND MORTAL DREAMS at www.facebook.com/beyondmortaldreams
On June 21, 2013, F.D.A. Records will release "Entitled Shadows Of Life", the debut full-length from Spanish Melodic Death / Doom Metallers GRAVEYARD OF SOULS. A promo video, featuring the album track ‘Dreaming Of Someday To Awake’ is now playing at this location. The complete album tracklist reads like this: ‘Genesis’, ‘Shadows Of Life’, ‘Dreaming Of Some Day To Awake’, ‘Memories Of The Future (We Are)’, ‘Follow Me’, ‘Mad World’, ‘Solitude’s My Paradise’, ‘Dead Earth’ and ‘There Will Come Soft Rains’. For all additional information check out www.facebook.com/graveyardofsouls
In July 2013 EPHEL DUATH will return to Mana Recording Studios in St. Petersburg, Florida to complete the recording sessions for their new album and to do the final mix together with producer Erik Rutan (CANNIBAL CORPSE, GOATHWHORE, HATE ETERNAL). Alan Douches will master the songs at his West West Side Studios, NY. The album will be released in the fall of 2013 via Agonia Records on CD, vinyl and as a digital download. More at www.facebook.com/ephelduathofficial
On October 12, 2013 Unholy Prophecies will be releasing a 7" EP from Spanish Death Metallers AVULSED, limited to 500 handnumbered copies on white vinyl. It includes a new song called ‘Revenant Wars’ and a cover of NIHILIST (never released before and only played live a couple of times). The coverart will be done by Mark Riddick. Very limited merchandise (shirts, longsleeves, hoodies) with the artwork of the EP will be available as well. For more information and updates check out www.unholyprophecies.com or www.facebook.com/unholyprophecies666
Hungarian Gore / Grinders LIMB FOR A LIMB have just released their debut full length "Abberation Complete" through Terranis Productions. The CD contains 19 tracks, including a cover of MARDUK’s ‘Panzer Division Marduk’, and is limited to 1000 copies. For all further information or ordering details check out www.terranisproductions.com or www.facebook.com/terranisproductions
Kill Yourself Productions have just released a CD version of the long sold out vinyl releases of Greek Death Metallers NECROVOROUS. The disc is entitled "Crypt Of The Unembalmed Cadavers" and contains the 7" of the same name, NECROVOROUS’ side from the split 10" with MEATHOLE INFECTION, the "Promo 2010" recordings as well as some cover and live tracks. Available from email@example.com
Swedish Black Metallers PEST have released ‘Volcanic Eyes’, the first song off their forthcoming album "The Crowning Horror", at this location. The album will be released on June 18, 2013 in Europe and July 09, 2013 in North America via Agonia Records as an 8 panel digipak CD, on vinyl (the first 100 copies on solid purple wax) and as digital download. It was mixed by Fred Estby (DISMEMBER / CARNAGE / NECRONAUT) at Gutterview Recorders, mastered by Andy Jackson (Pink Floyd’s engineer) at Tube Mastering, UK and contains the following tracks: ‘The Funeral Hours’, ‘A Face Obscured By Death’, ‘Volcanic Eyes’, ‘Devil’s Mark’, ‘Holocaust’, ‘The Abomination Of The God’, ‘Thirteen Chimes’, ‘Demon’, ‘The Crowning Horror’ and ‘Eternal Curse’. More info on PEST at www.pest.se
"Cancer Eradication", the second album of CHRIST DENIED, will be released on June 15, 2013. Two weeks later the band will perform their very first show ever, in their almost 20-year history, at the "Move Your Fucking Brain Fest" in Barcelona, followed a week later by "Obscene Extreme Fest" in the Czech Republic and later on, in October, at the "Ritual Zombi Fest" in Madrid. The tracklist for "Cancer Eradication" reads like this: ‘Weak Lunatics’, ‘Blasphemic Blessings’, ‘Putrid Christian Blood’, ‘Christ Is Gone’, ‘Limbless God’, ‘Prophylactic Execution’, ‘Beheading The Abomination’, ‘Infidel’s Triumph’ and ‘Of The Underworld’ (IMPRECATION cover). The cover artwork was created by Greek artist Gerasimos Kolokas. You can check it out in HD quality along with an advance track at this location. More information on CHRIST DENIED at www.facebook.com/christdeniedofficial
Polish Black / Death Metallers IN SILENT will release their debut album "Potepienie" (Damanation) on May 25, 2013. It was recorded in late April and early July 2012 at Screw Factory Studio with Janusz Bryt (BEHEMOTH, BLINDEAD, STILLBORN, DEVILYN, WITCHMASTER). The title track can already be heard at this location. The complete tracklist reads like this: ‘Tydzień Patriotów’, ‘Potępienie’, ‘Czerwony Parszywy Chłam’, ‘Necro Fucker’, ‘Morbid’, ‘Amputacja’ and ‘Pedofiuzzkleru’. For more information about the band go to www.facebook.com/pages/in-silent/144051922326331
French Post / Black Metallers THE GREAT OLD ONES are looking for gigs for their European tour at the end of September together with REGARDE LES HOMMES TOMBER. If you are interested or know someone who could be, please contact the band at the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org. More band information at www.thegreatoldonesband.com or http://rlht.bandcamp.com
Finnish occult psychedelic drone Doom Metallers DARK BUDDHA RISING will release their fourth album "Dakhmandal" via Svart Records on June 07, 2013 as a triple 12" EP, CD and digital download. The track ‘H’ can already be heard here. The band has previously released three self-financed, vinyl only, full-length albums ("Ritual IX", "Entheomorphosis" and "Abyssolute Transfinite").
EXUMER have confirmed a New York City show at The Paper Box in Brooklyn on September 21, 2013. It will be the only U.S. appearance in 2013 for EXUMER and the band’s second visit to the United States. Main support for the evening will be Florida’s MALEVELONT CREATION. Vocalist Mem V. Stein comments: "We are beyond thrilled to be finally playing in NYC. We haven’t played on North American soils since the THRASHO DE MAYO festival in L.A., four years ago. New York is close to mine and our bassist’s hearts, since both of us live here and we have never brought the band to play in front our home crowd." More on EXUMER at www.exumer.de
Industrial Metallers ABORYM have made the complete first CD off their new album "Dirty" available for streaming at this location. The upcoming double album will be released as a digipak, gatefold LP and jewelcase CD via Agonia Records on May 28, 2013 in Europe and June 11, 2013 in North America. The jewelcase edition will only feature the frist CD of "Dirty". More information at www.aborym.it or www.facebook.com/aborymofficial
"Corrupting The Veil That Keeps The Mind Sane", a brand new song from Italian Death Metallers HATEFUL, can be streamed at this location. The track comes off the band’s upcoming new album, "Epilogue Of Masquerade", which is scheduled for a June 25, 2013 release through The Spew Records (a division of Punishment 18 Records). For all further information check out www.facebook.com/hatefuldeathmetal or www.facebook.com/punishment18records
London-based Death Metallers DECREPID have been signed by Xtreem Music for the release of their second album, which is scheduled for a release sometime in 2014. The band originally self-released their debut album "Devoted To Death" in 2011 on 12" vinyl, followed by a CD edition on Heretic Death Call Productions a year later. DECREPID have recently recorded a 4-song demo which is still unreleased, but can be heard on their Youtube channel as well as some of the album tunes and live clips. More info at www.decrepiddeath.com
MASTER have signed a deal with F.D.A. Records for the band’s 12th full-length album, which is scheduled for a late September release. MASTER founder and frontman, Paul Speckmann, commented: "We are proud to be working with Rico and F.D.A. and look forward to a solid future together.Watch for the next masterpiece to be unleashed on September 27, 2013." A video teaser for the upcoming album was posted at this location. For more information check out www.master-speckmetal.net or www.facebook.com/pages/master/18521536017
French technical Death Metallers DYSMORPHIC have been signed by Unique Leader Records. The band previously released two EPs ("Necroticism, Orphans Of Shoel" in 2008 and "Dysmorphic" in 2010) and already supported numerous well known acts since their origin in 2008. Their debut full length "A Notion Of Casualty" is scheduled for a late 2013 release. More information at www.facebook.com/dysmorphicband
The tracklist for "Demon Ways Of Sorcery", the second full length from Germany’s Black Metallers FRONT BEAST, reads like this: ‘Bearer Of Satan’s Flame’, ‘Heathen Night’, ‘Broken Seal Of White Light’, ‘Demon Ways Of Sorcery’, ‘Blackness Into Eternity’, ‘Filling Skulls With Angels Blood’, ‘Hidden Black Wisdom’ and ‘Inverted Bloody Cross’. It will be released via Hells Headbangers Records on August 20, 2013. Fore more on FRONT BEAST check out www.facebook.com/frontbeastofficial
Comatose Music will release NECROTIC DISGORGEMENT‘s second full length album "Documentaries Of Dementia" on June 25, 2013. The tracklist reads like this: ‘Intronitiation’, ‘Pincushion Pussy’, ‘Conceived For Incest’, ‘Postmortem Fluid Evacuation’, ‘Crack Whore Compost’, ‘Anal Trauma’, ‘Icepick Ear Sodomy’, ‘Grotesque Skeletal Reconstruction’, ‘Defecation Delicacy’ and ‘He Wears The Flesh’. A promo video for the album, featuring the track ‘Grotesque Skeletal Reconstruction’, has been posted at this location. For all further information check out www.facebook.com/necrotic.disgorgement.official
On June 28, 2013 Hells Headbangers will release IMPIETY‘s vinyl-only compilation "Vengeance Hell Immemorial" as a special gatefold edition. It contains 15 tracks from IMPIETY’s most sought-after releases. Here’s the complete tracklisting: ‘Cuntblasphemy’, ‘Magick-Consecration Goatsodomy’ (from the "Salve The Goat… Iblis Exelsi" EP 1993), ‘Intromancy’, ‘Ceremonial Necrochrist Redesecration1’, ‘Pentagramathron’, ‘Fallen Blasphemathory’, ‘The Seventh Goatspawn’, ‘Outroblation’ (from the "Ceremonial Necrochrist Redesecration" demo 1992), ‘DragonOath Diabolus’, ‘The Seventh Goatspawn’, ‘Imperative Coronation’, ‘Invicible Force’ (DESTRUCTION cover), ‘Blessed Are The Borachos’ (from the split with SURRENDER OF DIVINITY, 2004), ‘Storm Of Abhorrence’ and ‘Outronomicon’ (from the split with ABHORRENCE, 2008). More IMPIETY at www.facebook.com/impietyofficial
Norwegian Death Metallers BLOOD RED THRONE have posted a brand new video for the track ‘Primitive Killing Machine’ from their 7th album "Blood Red Throne" at this location.
On August 06, 2013 Hells Headbangers / Hammerheart Records will release IMPIETY‘s new mini album "The Impious Crusade". It includes a cover of SORCERY’s ‘Lucifer’s Legions’ and the artwork was created by Lord Sickness. The tacklist reads like this: ‘Arrival Of The Assassins’, ‘Commanding Death & Destroy’, ‘Accelerate The Annhiliation’, ‘The Impious Crusade’ and ‘Lucifer’s Legions’ (SORCERY cover). A release date for the Hells Headbangers vinyl edition of IMPIETY’s "Vengeance Hell Immemorial" compilation shall be announced shortly. More info at www.facebook.com/impietyofficial
On July 05, 2013 "Ecstasy Of God", the debut album from Ludwigshafen, Germany based technical Death Metallers SPHERON, will be released via Apostasy Records. It features the following tracks: ‘A Means To An End’, ‘The Beheaded Coachman’, ‘Prestige Of The Mortals’, ‘Saturnian Satellites’, ‘Clasp The Thorns’, ‘Prelude To The Misery’, ‘Five Degrees’, ‘Pulse Of Instinct’, ‘Tragedy Of The Clerics’, ‘Choking On Incense’, ‘Anthropogenic’ and ‘From Glint To Crackling’. "Ecstasy Of God" was produced together with Christoph Brandes at Iguana Studios and the cover artwork was painted by Eliran Kantor, who has already worked with bands like TESTAMENT, HATEBREED, SODOM and ATHEIST. The album track ‘Saturnian Satellites’ is already streaming at this location. For more information check out www.facebook.com/spheronmusic
Unspeakable Axe Records (the new sub-label of Dark Descent Records) will reissue "Victims Beyond All Help" from Winnipeg, Manitoba Thrashers BESIEGED on July 09, 2013 with an upgraded layout, but with the same completely old school artwork painted by the Ed Repka. The album, that was originally self-released by the band in 2010 (limited to just 300 copies on pro CD-R) features the following tracks: ‘Internal Suffering’, ‘Death’, ‘Buried Alive’, ‘The End’, ‘Victims Beyond All Help’, ‘Trapped Inside’ and ‘Black’. Check out streams of the following two tracks: ‘Trapped Inside‘ and ‘Internal Suffering‘. More information at www.facebook.com/besiegedthrash
Shadow Kingdom Records have just reissued "Metal", the sophomore album from MANILLA ROAD on black vinyl, red vinyl and CD. The artwork for the reissue is what the band originally had in mind for the album, but due to some issues, they released a more plain cover instead, which is now included on the back of the booklet. "Metal" features the following tracks: ‘Enter The Warrior’, ‘Defender’, ‘Queen Of The Black Coast’, ‘Metal’, ‘Out Of Control With Rock’n’Roll’, ‘Cage Of Mirrors’ and ‘Far Side Of The Sun’. Stay tuned to www.manillaroad.net and www.facebook.com/manillaroadofficial for news and updates from band founder Mark "The Shark" Shelton.
Blood Harvest Records will release the vinyl edition of Santiago, Chile based Death Metallers ISTENGOAT upcoming debut album "Atlas Shrugged". The CD edition will be handled in South America through Soul Erazer (Brazil). Blood Harvest will also re-release ISTENGOAT’s sold-out debut from 2012, "MMXII" on a limited 7" EP vinyl edition. Band contact: email@example.com
Swedish Black Metallers SVARTSYN have unveiled ‘Revelation In The Waters’, the second track off their upcoming full-length album "Black Testament" at this location. The album will be released through Agonia Records on May 28, 2013 in Europe and June 11, 2013 in North America. More on SVARTSYN at www.facebook.com/pages/svartsyn/109447862408080
SLAYER have just issued the following statement regarding the passing of guitarist Jeff Hanneman, who died on May 02, 2013 at the age of 49. "We’ve just learned that the official cause of Jeff’s death was alcohol related cirrhosis. While he had his health struggles over the years, including the recent necrotizing fasciitis infection that devastated his well-being, Jeff and those close to him were not aware of the true extent of his liver condition until the last days of his life. Contrary to some reports, Jeff was not on a transplant list at the time of his passing, or at any time prior to that. In fact, by all accounts, it appeared that he had been improving – he was excited and looking forward to working on a new record."
German Death Metallers LIFELESS have just released a video for the song ‘Perdition Of The Whore’, taken from their latest album "Godconstruct", at this location. For all additional information on LIFELESS make sure to check out www.facebook.com/lifelessofficial
On June 14, 2013 Blood Harvest Records will release a 12" vinyl edition of "Lure Of The Occult", the 2011 debut full length by Australia’s Death Metallers BACKYARD MORTUARY. The band was formed in 2002, recorded a demo ("Dead Goregous") later that year and a self-titled EP in 2005. They also contributed a cover of DEATH’s ‘Mutilation’ to the "Demonic Plague – Tribute To Death" compilation, released through Chinese label Area Death Productions. For all further info check out www.facebook.com/backyardmortuary
"Derisive Philosophy", the upcoming second full-length album by Finnish Black Metallers MORMANT DE SNAGOV, will be released through Pest Records this summer. The tracklist reads like this: ‘Comatose’, ‘Divine Dismemberment’, ‘The End Of My Thoughts’, ‘Detrimental Edict’, ‘Abnormities’, ‘Transient Lunar Phenomenon’ and ‘The Triumph’. More information at www.mormantdesnagov.com or www.facebook.com/mormantdesnagov. Label contact: www.pestrecords.ucoz.com
On June 21, 2013 Hells Headbangers Records will re-release INSANITY‘s "Death After Death" album on gatefold vinyl and with new artwork by Drew Eliot. More info at www.hellsheadbangers.com
Houston, Texas based Morbid Metal Records have just released a limited edition gatefold split 7" EP from OBEISANCE (USA) and RECRUCIFY (Peru). The EP is entitled "Morbid Witches Seduced By Satan’s Phallus" and features two tracks from each band. It is available on red (100 copies) and black vinyl (400 copies). Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. More info at www.facebook.com/morbidmetalrecords
"Acts Of The Unreadable", the 10th issue of Germany’s NECROMANIAC zine, will be released on May 05, 2013. On 136 English written, pro-printed pages you’ll find interviews with COMMUNION, COFFIN TEXTS, CADAVERIC FUMES, CTHONIC AURA, DEAD CONGREGATION, DEMONIC RAGE, DISEMBOWELMENT, DIABOLICAL MESSIAH, DISKORD, EMBALMED SOULS, ESCARNIUM, EXECRATION, FUNEBRARUM, GENOCIDE SHRINES, INCANTATION, INTO DARKNESS, ME SACO UN OJO RECORDS, MITOCHONDRION, MORBUS CHRON, NECROS CHRISTOS, NAR MATTARU, MAVETH, NECROVOROUS, ORDER FROM CHAOS, PURGATORY, RITUAL NECROMANCY, STENCH, SWARM OF TERROR, SEPULCRAL, UNAUSSPRECHLICHEN KULTEN, UNDERGANG, VASTUM, VORUM, WITCHRIST and WOUND. A free compilation CD-R is also included, featuring tracks from ALTERS, ANCIENT CRYPTS, BINAH, BONES (BEL), COFFIN TEXTS, DAEMONIC, DIABOLICAL MESSIAH, DRAWN AND QUARTERED, GENOCIDE SHRINES, MAGNANIMVS, MORBID TENDENCY, NAR MATTARU, SANCTIFIER, SLAUGHTERDAY, SWARM OF TERROR, WOUND and MAVETH. Price: 8,00 Euro + postage (1,45 Euro in Germany / 3,45 Euro rest of the world). Pre-orders are already possible through www.facebook.com/necromaniac.zine or Necromaniaczine@aol.com
Malaysian Death Metallers HUMILIATION will release their fourth album "Turbulence From The Deep" via Deepsend Records on May 28, 2013. The album will feature the following songs: ‘No Return’, ‘Operation Obeo One’, ‘Phosphorous Shell’, ‘Calibrated Chaos’, ‘Bachok’s Invasion’, ‘Sea Denial’, ‘Home Front’, ‘Total War’, ‘Order Of Battle’, ‘The Deadly Double’ and ‘Submerged At The Seabed’. You can already check out the song ‘Phosphorous Shell’ at this location. All further info you may find at www.humiliation.my
Kaotoxin Records will release the new single "Abysses Of Seclusion" from French U.S. style Death Metallers DARKALL SLAVES on June 03, 2013 (June 04, 2013 in the UK). The tracklist reads like this: ‘Intro’, ‘Mindless Damnation’ and ‘Abysses Of Seclusion’. More DARKALL SLAVES at www.facebook.com/darkallslaves