» News Archive September 2013

September 28, 2013

"The Dawn Of Consummation And Emergence", the newest release from Mumbai, India based Death Metallers REPTILIAN DEATH, is available as a digital download now on iTunes, Amazon.com and other digital retailers. Physical copies of the CD will be released on October 10, 2013 through Old School Metal Records. The band has posted studio footage of the guitar recording sessions for the album, which took place at Demonic Studios, at this location. More info on REPTILIAN DEATH at www.facebook.com/reptiliandeath

Birmingham Grinders PURIFY THE HORROR have released an official music video for the song ‘Pig’ at this location. It was filmed and edited by Karl Murray of Gwynplaine Media. PURIFY THE HORROR’s untitled debut EP was released earlier this year and is availalble as free download at sociopathicsound.bandcamp.com. All additional band information can be found at www.facebook.com/pages/purify-the-horror/160598863968342

September 27, 2013

CONVULSE are currently streaming ‘Unholy War’, a song from the band’s forthcoming new album "Evil Prevails", at this location. "Evil Prevails" will be released on November 01, 2012 through Svart Records on CD, gatefold LP and digital formats. Here’s the tracklist: ‘We Kill Our Kind’, ‘Unholy War’, ‘World Downfall’, ‘God Is Delusion’, ‘Evil Prevails’, ‘Days Are Dark’, ‘Reborn In Chaos’ and ‘Oceans Of Dust’. More CONVULSE at www.facebook.com/convulse

UK’s SATANIC MALFUNCTIONS will return with their first full length in 22 years. The album is entitled “Them”, features 20 brand new songs, was recorded by Bri (DOOM) and is scheduled for a October 01, 2013 release through Selfmadegod Records. You can check out the track ‘Gospel Truth’ at this location. The full tracklist reads as follows: ‘Nothing New’, ‘Technological Religion’, ‘Them’, ‘Daze Of The Weak’, ‘No Masters Or Slaves’, ‘On Your Knees’, ‘Lies’, ‘Gospel Truth’, ‘Pissed & Angry’, ‘Beatings’, ‘Disorder Rule’, ‘Trappings Of Faith’, ‘Rules & Regulations’, ‘Dealing Out Death’, ‘Anthem’, ‘Another Fiction’, ‘On The Cusp’, ‘Everything’s Digital’, ‘Do You Know Who You Are’ and ‘Many Go Round’. Back in 2012 Selfmadegod Records already released the double disc compilation “Disgrace To Music” which includes the complete SATANIC MALFUNCTIONS discography prior to “Them” (both LPs, EPs, split and compilation songs). More info at www.selfmadegod.com

September 26, 2013

Ohio Grinders DROGHEDA have just released a video for ‘Occupy Graves’ at this location. The song is taken from their forthcoming new album "Means To Obliteration" and was directed by Evan Thomas and the cinematography was done by Allyson Nonno. For more info on DROGHEDA check out at www.facebook.com/droghedagrindcore

Finnish Death Metallers MAGENTA HARVEST have released a medley from their upcoming debut album "Volatile Waters" at this location. The album was recorded at SoundSpiral Audio by Juho Räihä and the release is scheduled for January 10, 2014. Here’s the tracklist: ‘End And No Remembrance’, ‘One Walks Down’, ‘Spawn Of Heglect’, ‘Volatile Waters’, ‘Apparation Of Ending’, ‘Interrupted Fleshwork’, ‘Limbo In Rime’, ‘Spiteful Beings To Earth Were Bound’, ‘A Symposium Of Frost’ and ‘Carrion Of Men’. All further info at www.facebook.com/magentaharvest

On November 01, 2013 Iron Bonehead will release "Blakaz Asko Hertô", the new 12" MLP from Sweden’s Black / Death Metallers FOR. The tracklist reads like this: ‘Blakaz Asko Herto’, ‘The Ravenous Chasm’, ‘Descending Obfuscated Realms’, ‘Chthonian Initiation’ and ‘Lineage Of The Amorphous’. More about FOR at www.facebook.com/theravenouschasm

September 25, 2013

Spanish Black Metallers SVIPDAGR have been signed by Xtreem Music. The release of their debut album "Black Verses" is scheduled for October 15, 2013. The tracklist reads as follows: ‘Black Souls’ (Intro), ‘Black Verses For Black Souls’, ‘Sacrifice II – A Dead Sentence That Never Comes’, ‘View Through The Rusty Helm’, ‘Infighting, Evocation To Black Metal II’, ‘Ego Sum Lux Mundi (I’m The Light Of The World)’, ‘In The Darkness Of Faith’, ‘Slaves Of The Sword Without Edge’ and ‘Two Shades In The Way’ (Outro). You can visit the band’s official website at www.facebook.com/2000svipdagr. An advance song is currently streaming here.

DISCREATION have just released a video trailer that features snippets of all of the songs from their upcoming third full length "The Silence Of The Gods". The trailer can be found at this location. The album was recorded, mixed and mastered by Jörg Uken at Soundlodge Studio and the cover artwork was created by Juanjo Castellano. More info at www.facebook.com/discreation or www.discreation.de

This year’s GOTHENBURG DEATHFEST will take place on October 5, 2013 in Gothenburg, Sweden. The two final bands to complete this year’s line-up are DEUS OTIOSUS from Denmark and ONICECTOMY from Italy. Other bands to apear at this year’s edition are (among others) GODHATE, GORETRADE and MORTAL TORMENT. DEUS OTIOSUS, who released their second album "Godless" on Deepsend Records, have also just been confirmed as headliner for Germany’s Ear Terror Festival in November. More info on the GOTHENBURG DEATHFEST at www.facebook.com/pages/gothenburg-deathfest/113603635320933

"The End Of Humanity", the second full-length album from the Netherlands’ WARMASTER, will be released on October 30, 2013. Here’s the tracklist: ‘Massive Kill Capacity’, ‘Nuclear Warfare’, ‘Deadly Artillery’, ‘Death Factory’, ‘The Target’, ‘Lies To Deny’, ‘Barbarians’, ‘Poison Dwarf’, ‘Ancient Anthem’, ‘Medestrijders Voor Volk En Vaderland’ and ‘Destroyer Of Worlds’. Earlier this year the band already released a split 7" EP with Malaysia’s HUMILIATION. A promo video for the split can be checked out at this location. More about WARMASTER at www.warmaster.nl or www.facebook.com/warmasterofficial

URUK-HAI‘s new album “..And All The Magic & Might He Brought” comes as a limited (300 copies) first edition digipak CD including 4 bonus tracks and features the following guest musicians: Joe Matera (ex – GEISHA), Janos Krusenbaum (SEEKING RAVEN), Pr. Sergiy (MOLOCH), Tony “Demolition Man” Dolan (M:PIRE OF EVIL, ex – VENOM), Teresa Chillcut-Gutierrez (VOS INTEREO), Bart Piette (DEAD MAN’S HILL), Rich Davenport (GREYHOUND BRIDGE) and Trevor Sewell (TREVOR SEWELL BAND). An album medley has already been posted here. For all additional info check out www.facebook.com/urukhaiofficial

September 24, 2013

Czech Black Metallers INFERNO have just released their 6th full length "Omniabsence Filled By His Greatness" through Agonia Records. One of the songs is currently streaming at this location. The album was recorded, mixed and mastered at Necromorbus Studio by Tore Stjerna (WATAIN, ONDSKAPT, VALKYRJA) and the layout was created by Fenomeno Design. Here’s the complete tracklist: ‘Pervasion’, ‘The Firstborn From Murk’, ‘The Funeral Of Existence’, ‘Revelations Through The Void’, ‘The Vertical Fissure Of The Most Distant End’ and ‘Metastasis Of Realistic Visions’. More INFERNO at www.facebook.com/pages/inferno/322975231147644

September 20, 2013

ANATOMIA returns to Europe for a line of shows this October. Support comes from Danish UNDERGANG. On the last two Danish dates of the tour Finland’s GOREPHILIA will perform as well. More info at ww.facebook.com/pages/anatomia/166448756742258 or www.facebook.com/pages/undergang/147478011999818

The new MASTER album, "The Witchhunt", which will be released through F.D.A. Records on September 27, 2013, can already be checked out in its entirety at this location. For additional info and updates on MASTER, visit www.master-speckmetal.net, www.reverbnation.com/master or www.facebook.com/pages/master/18521536017

MORTAL DECAY will release their fourth studio full-length, "The Blueprint For Blood Spatter" on November 26, 2013. An exclusive world premier of the album track ‘Jugular Gurgle’ can be checked out at this location. Here is what MORTAL DECAY says about the new album: "In believing that this is our most solid material to date, and that we are individually at our best, it can be summed as a definitive collection of songs. Ranging through every era of the band, and including newer experiments, our collective energy and creativity was reborn and still exploding at a level beyond what we could have imagined. True MORTAL DECAY fans will get a taste of all levels of our musical direction at its finest." A promo video for "The Blueprint For Blood Spatter" is now playing here. For more info visit www.facebook.com/mortaldecayusa

September 19, 2013

DR. SHRINKER will play a reunion show on the September 28, 2013 at the Club Garibaldi’s in Milwaukee with special guests BURNING SONS, FACE OF OBLIVION, MORTA SKULD and THE COLD BEYOND. More info at www.facebook.com/doctorshrinker

Vic Records will be re-releasing the 2nd POLLUTED INHERITANCE album "Betrayed" on October 28, 2013 with liner notes and 3 additional demo tracks from the band’s 1994 demo. For additional information check out www.facebook.com/pollutedinheritance

At the end of September 2013 Godreah Records will release BAL SAGOTH‘s 1993 demo with bonus tracks on CD and vinyl as a limited edition. The demo was never officially released before, because the band directly went on to record their debut album for Cacophonous Records shortly after. The release features all of the tracks as they were originally recorded plus some exclusive bonus material, as well as full lyrics and new sleeve-notes by BAL-SAGOTH vocalist / lyricist Byron Roberts. For more info and pre-order information check out www.godreah.com.

Unspeakable Axe Records will release the second, as of yet untitled, full length from MORGENGRAU next year. Vocalist / guitarist Erika Morgengrau has this to say about the signing: "We are very pleased and honored to be working with such a professional and respected label. This will allow us to move to the next level with our music and shall certainly inspire us to produce a second album that buries the first!" The recordings for the new album will start next summer with a release scheduled for mid to late 2014. All further info at www.facebook.com/pages/morgengrau/112541632142818

September 18, 2013

American / Colombian duo INQUISITION have debuted the first track from their forthcoming sixth full-length "Obscure Verses For The Multiverse". A lyric video for the track, titled ‘Darkness Flows Towards Unseen Horizons’ is streaming now via Terrorizer (UK) and Metal.de (Germany). The album will be released on October 25, 2013 through Season Of Mist as a digipak CD (with a patch and goat leather key ring, limited to the first pressing) and various limited LP editions (with some versions already sold out). Here’s the full tracklist: ‘Force Of The Floating Tomb’, ‘Darkness Flows Towards Unseen Horizons’, ‘Obscure Verses For The Multiverse’, ‘Spiritual Plasma Evocation’, ‘Master Of The Cosmological Black Cauldron’, ‘Joined By Dark Matter Repelled By Dark Energy’, ‘Arrival Of Eons After’, ‘Inversion Of Ethereal White Stars’, ‘Infinite Interstellar Genocide’ and ‘Where Darkness Is Lord And Death The Beginning’ (bonus track).

Danish Death Metallers DEUS OTIOSUS have made their one and only demo "Death Lives Again" from 2007 available for free download at this location. The demo was created in 2005 – 2007 when DEUS OTIOSUS was still a studio project for Anders Bo Rasmussen and Henrik Engkjær. The latter also played in VICTIMIZER and CHURCH BIZARRE during those days. The drums were played by Lars Groth who was then active in CRUCIFIX – a Death Metal band that played a lot faster than DEUS OTIOSUS. Lars’ drumming style certainly put its mark on the songs, so they have their own distinct character compared to the bands later material. For more band info check out www.deus-otiosus.com

French Death / Black Metallers TEMPLE OF BAAL have released the first track off their upcoming album "Verses Of Fire" at this location. The album will be out on October 22, 2013 in Europe and November 12, 2013 in North America via Agonia Records. For all further information check out www.facebook.com/pages/temple-of-baal/20135072962

‘Vapours Of Cadaveric Mucilage’, a brand new track off the forthcoming album "Degraded By Sepsis" by Italian Grinders EXHUMER, has been posted here. The album’s cover artwork was created by Jon Zig and its release is set for an October 15, 2013 release on Comatose Music. More EXHUMER info at www.facebook.com/exhumer.official

September 17, 2013

Czech Black Metallers INFERNO will release their sixth album "Omniabsence Filled By His Greatness" on September 24, 2013 through Agonia Records. A video trailer for the release is already available at this location. The album was recorded, mixed and mastered at Necromorbus Studio by Tore Stjerna (WATAIN, ONDSKAPT, VALKYRJA) and the layout was created by Fenomeno Design (BLUT AUS NORD, GLORIOR BELLI, PERDITION). Here’s the complete tracklist: ‘Pervasion’, ‘The Firstborn From Murk’, ‘The Funeral Of Existence’, ‘Revelations Through The Void’, ‘The Vertical Fissure Of The Most Distant End’ and ‘Metastasis Of Realistic Visions’. More band information at www.facebook.com/pages/inferno/322975231147644

September 16, 2013

Hells Headbangers have signed DEMONIC CHRIST for the release of their second album, which will be entitled "The Great Purge". The band is led by ex – MYTHIC frontwoman Dana Duffey and released their debut "Punishment For Ignorance" way back in 1995. A first teaser of the new album can already be heard here. To celebrate the band’s return, DEMONIC CHRIST will embark upon a North American tour in November with PTAHIL as direct support at all shows. More band info at www.facebook.com/pages/demonic-christ-official/340362119328496

September 15, 2013

The upcoming new PUTRIFIED MCD "Sacrilegious Purification" will be released by Hellthrasher Productions in September / October. It was mixed and mastered by Devo and Oskar at Endarker Studio, Sweden. The titletrack is now streaming at this location. More PUTRIFIED at www.facebook.com/pages/putrified/139314062811752

September 14, 2013

AFFLICTION GATE are currently working on new material for their next release titled "Dying Alone". At first, planned as a 7"EP with 2 new tracks, they will finally extend it to another MCD / MLP since they have composed a total of 4 tracks in the end. The band still has to do some arrangements and definitive lyrics as well as vocals, yet they hope to have the songs fully completed by the end of the year and to record them during the first part of 2014. Besides, the limited 10" MLP version of their latest release "Shattered Ante Mortem Illusions" will be out this Autumn through Gospel Of Death Records (France) and which includes guest appearance of Eric Daniels (ex – ASPHYX, GRAND SUPREME BLOODCOURT) as well as collaboration work with Rogga Johansson (PAGANIZER, ex – EDGE OF SANITY etc.). For more info, visit their new site / facebook page at: www.facebook.com/pages/affliction-gate/186667891481139

September 13, 2013

F.D.A. Records have signed German blackened Death Metallers ARROGANZ for the release of their forthcoming third album, which is scheduled for release in 2014. The band’s previous album, "Kaos.Kult.Kreation", is available on CD and vinyl formats at www.fda-records.com. A video teaser for "Kaos.Kult.Kreation" can be found at this location. More info at www.hellishhordes.com or www.facebook.com/hellishhordes

Dutch atmospheric Black Metallers LASTER will play their first ever live show on December 21, 2013 at Musikbunker Aachen in Aachen, Germany. The support will come from NORTHWARD, GOATBLOOD and MORAST. For more info and updates, visit the concert event page. LASTER released a three-track EP entitled "Wijsgeer & Narreman" on Dunkelheit Produktionen in 2012. For additional information go to www.facebook.com/lasterspraak

September 12, 2013

Comatose Music will release the re-recording of the long out of print SUTURE 2002 debut "Carnivorous Urge To Kill" on October 29, 2013. SUTURE recently assembled their original line-up and entered the studio to re-record this entire album, along with a couple bonus tracks from the band’s early years. It features guest guitar solos by James Murphy (DEATH, OBITUARY, DISINCARNATE), Rick Rozz (DEATH, MASSACRE) and Jim Nickles (ex – MALEVOLENT CREATION), plus all new artwork. The album track ‘Carcinoma Contagion’ is now streaming at www.comatosemusic.com. More SUTURE info at www.facebook.com/suturedeathmetal

SLUTVOMIT have posted a new track from their forthcoming debut album "Swarming Darkness" at this location. The album will be released on September 30, 2013 through Invictus Productions and features the following tracks: ‘Swarming Darkness’, ‘Downward Falling Christ’, ‘Lucifer Unbound’, ‘Bombing The Chapel’, ‘Morbid Priest (Of Hell)’, ‘Poservore’, ‘Necrovoyeur’, ‘Servants Of Satan’, ‘Eden Ablaze’, ‘Incendiary Rape’ and ‘Harbringer Of Doom’. All additional info can be found at www.facebook.com/pages/slutvomit/123318014412787

PERDITION TEMPLE‘s new album "The Tempter’s Victorious" will feature eight new tracks and cover art done by Adam Burke. It will also be preceded by a 7" EP, with an exclusive original PERDITION TEMPLE track as well as a special B-side cover track. The recordings for "The Tempter’s Victorious" will begin in the coming months. The release is scheduled for early 2014 through Hells Headbangers. PERDITION TEMPLE has finally solidified its line-up and the band consists of the following musicians now: Gene Palubicki – guitars (APOCALYPSE COMMAND, BLASPHEMIC CRUELTY, ex – ANGELCORPSE), Bill Taylor – guitars (IMMOLATION, ex – ANGELCORPSE, ex – FELDGRAU, ex – XENOMORPH), Impurath – vocals (BLACK WITCHERY, ex – IRREVERENT), Ronnie Parmer – drums (CATALYSIS) and Gabriel Gozainy – bass. More information at www.facebook.com/perditiontemple

September 11, 2013

‘Pharos’, a 14 minutes long track from the new ZEMIAL full length "Nykta", is currently streaming at this location. The album will be released on October 31, 2013 through Hells Headbangers on CD and LP formats and features the following tracks: ‘Ancient Arcane Scrolls’, ‘Eclipse’, ‘Under Scythian Command’, ‘In The Arms Of Hades’, ‘Breath Of Pestilence’, ‘Deathspell’, ‘The Small’, ‘Pharos (I – Dreamer Lost, II – The Great Dark, III – Alone, IV – Jewels In The Dust)’ and ‘Out Of The Cage’. More about ZEMIAL at www.facebook.com/vorskaath or www.facebook.com/pages/zemial-official/199551066758156

The second album of Finnish Death Metallers PURTENANCE is finished and the CD edition will be released on October 01, 2013 through Xtreem Music (a vinyl edition will follow in November). After the release of 2012’s EP "Sacrifice The King" the band added a second guitarist named Ville Nokelainen to their line-up and entered studios in spring 2013 to record the new album which will be entitled "Awaken From Slumber". Here’s the full tracklist already: ‘Intro’, ‘Hatred’, ‘What Was Hidden’, ‘Toxic Death’, ‘Field Of Terror’, ‘Vaikka Paahtuisin Tulessa’, ‘End For The Parasites (Called Humankind)’, ‘Hour Of The Cannibal’, ‘Temptation Of Suicide’, ‘Risen From Grave’ and ‘Endless Abyss’ (outro). Right after the release of the album PURTENANCE will play their very first show outside Finland at the "Ritual Zombi Fest" in Madrid (Spain) together with label mates AVULSED, DISSECT, CHRIST DENIED and ONIROPHAGUS on October 12, 2013. You can already listen to the album track ‘Hour Of The Cannibal’ at this location. More information at www.facebook.com/purtenance

September 10, 2013

NECROPHOBIC’s upcoming new album is entitled "Womb Of Lilithu" and will be released on October 25, 2013 through Season Of Mist. Here’s the tracklist: ‘Womb Of Lilithu’, ‘Splendour Nigri Solis’, ‘Astaroth’, ‘Furfur’, ‘Black Night Raven’, ‘The Necromancer’, ‘Marquis Phenex’, ‘Asmodee’, ‘Marchosias’, ‘Matanbuchus’, ‘Paimon’, ‘Opium Black’, ‘Infinite Infernalis’ and ‘Amdusias’. The song ‘Splendour Nigri Solis’ is already available as an exclusive single on Spotify. "Womb Of Lilithu" will be released as a digipak CD, black double LP with white splatters (limited to 150 copies), clear double LP (limited to 400 copies) and regular black double LP. More NECROPHOBIC at www.facebook.com/necrophobic.official

Kentucky’s ABOMINANT are currently streaming the band’s 10th release, "Onward To Annihilation" at this location. For more information on ABOMINANT visit www.facebook.com/pages/abominant/152430868173200 or the label’s website www.deathgasm.net for ordering details.

September 07, 2013

Malaysia’s LAVATORY have revealed the tracklisting for their upcoming debut full-length entitled "Morbid Terror". It reads like this: ‘Intro (Absorption)’, ‘Descent Into Madness’, ‘Death Is Imminent’, ‘Thousand Roads To Hell’, ‘Morbid Terror’, ‘Restless Souls’, ‘Miserable Life’, ‘Mask Of Malevolence’, ‘Summoning In Dun Laoghaire’ and ‘To The End Of The World’. The cover artwork for "Morbid Terror" was created by Swedish artist Daniel ‘Devilsh’ Johnsson (ENTRAILS, SORCERY, TORTURE DIVISION, etc). More LAVATORY info at www.facebook.com/lavatory.bandpage or www.reverbnation.com/lavatorymalaysia

DEMONICAL have released a lyric video for ‘The Order’. You can check it out here. The track is taken from their fourth full-length album "Darkness Unbound", which was recorded at Necromorbus Studios in Alvik between February and May 2013 and mixed & mastered at Wing Studios in Stockholm by Sverker Widgren. "Darkness Unbound" will be released through Cyclone Empire as a limited edition digi CD, regular jewel case CD and limited gatefold LP on September 20, 2013. More information at www.facebook.com/demonicalofficial

September 05, 2013

AVULSED have just released a video for ‘Death Flesh Awakened’ at this location. The song is taken from their new album "Ritual Zombi", which was released earlier this month by Xtreem Music.

September 04, 2013

Northern Poland based Death Metallers CALM HATCHERY will enter Hertz Studio (BEHEMOTH, VADER, DECAPITATED, LOST SOUL) this November to record their follow-up to 2010’s “Sacrilege Of Humanity”. The as of yet untitled full length will include 9 songs in total. Some of the titles are ‘Sun Of God’, ‘Bomben Uber Warschau’, ‘Bardo Of Dream State’, ‘Blessing Mantra’ and ‘Ilusory World Of Gods’. The album will be released in early 2014 via Selfmadegod Records. More information at www.facebook.com/calmhatchery

Wisconsin based EMBLAZONED (featuring ex – JUNGLE ROT, MICAWBER, DECRESCENT and current DECREPIT BIRTH members) have just released a new EP through Deepsend Records. It is entitled "The Living Magisterium" and was produced by Chris Wisco at Belle City Sound in Racine, Wisconsin. The cover art was created by Raf the Might (Too Many Skulls). It is available as a digital download and jewel case CD. For additional info check out www.facebook.com/emblazoned666

CONVULSE will release their new album "Evil Prevail" on November 01, 2013 through Svart Records on CD, LP and digital formats. The band spent the whole of August in an old-fashioned analog studio to record what was to become "Evil Prevails". Rami Jämsä describes the album as a "fascinating combination of old school Death Metal, lightning-fast thrashing parts, some blastbeats here and there, and even ultra-slow Doom elements. The CONVULSE of the year 2013 is heavier and meaner than ever before. This album is a rebirth as much as it is continuation of the old school spirit." The album cover is a new painting by Luxi Lahtinen and the tracklist reads like this: ‘We Kill Our Kind’, ‘Unholy War’, ‘World Downfall’, ‘God Is Delusion’, ‘Evil Prevails’, ‘Days Are Dark’, ‘Reborn In Chaos’ and ‘Oceans Of Dust’. More information at www.facebook.com/convulse

Denmark’s FEROCITY have just released their sophomore album, "The Sovereign", on Deepsend Records. To stream the album visit this location. The official video for the title track is now playing here. All further information at www.facebook.com/ferocity666

Occult Black Metallers HERETIC CULT REDEEMER are streaming their self-titled debut album in its entirety now at this location. It was just released on vinyl by Iron Bonehead Productions and the tracklist reads like this: ‘Crawling Hope’, ‘Bleeding Of The Giant Sun’, ‘The Oldest Of Times’, ‘Concatenation’, ‘Destiny Of Death’, ‘Unknown Salvation’ and ‘7’. More info at www.facebook.com/pages/heretic-cult-redeemer/108482089276374

The new DEADLY CURSE EP "Synthetic Humanization" is available for free listening at this location. The EP was recorded at the band’s home studio and at Studio Olemix and the mixing and mastering was done by Francisco Arnozan. All further info at www.facebook.com/banddeadlycurse

Boston’s SOUL REMNANTS will release their new full length "Black And Blood" through Horror Pain Gore Death Productions on October 31, 2013. The band is offering a preview in form of album track ‘Cauldron Of Blood’ at www.reverbnation.com/soulremnants666. A making of "Black And Blood" video has been posted here. For more information check out www.facebook.com/chopwork

French Death / Black Metallers TEMPLE OF BAAL will release their 4th full-length "Verses Of Fire" on October 22, 2013 in Europe and November 12, 2013 in North America via Agonia Records. The album has been produced by Andrew Guillotin in Hybreed Studios and it will be available as digipak CD, limited double LP and extra limited gold LP (66 copies only). The band commented: "We’ve always seen Black Metal as the sacred music of the "other side", and this album is sacred to its very core. All its music and lyrics have been created after long hours of meditation and spiritual works. We are a Temple, a place of worship, and this aspect drips through each and every minute of those "Verses Of Fire"." For more news on the band visit: www.facebook.com/pages/temple-of-baal/20135072962

September 03, 2013

On September 30, 2013 Invictus Productions will release "Swarming Darkness", the debut full length from Seattle based old school Black / Death / Thrashers SLUTVOMIT. The tracklisting of the album reads as follows: ‘Swarming Darkness’, ‘Downward Falling Christ’, ‘Lucifer Unbound’, ‘Eden Ablaze’, ‘Morbid Priest (Of Hell)’, ‘Bombing The Chapel’, ‘Poservore’, ‘Servants Of Satan’, ‘Necrovoyeur’, ‘Incendiary Rape’ and ‘Harbringer Of Doom’. The band has just issued the following official statement: "We are the knife against the infant’s throat, the semen which the virgin chokes. Alas, now the time has come to denounce the spirit, the father, and son. Call upon the prince of lies, raise your daggers to the skies, and stab into the virgin’s breast. Now raise the chalice to your lips! We are SLUTVOMIT. Fukk you." The first track premiere off the album will be announced shortly. More info at www.facebook.com/pages/slutvomit/123318014412787

The debut full-length, "Sorrow And Skin", from Boston’s Death Metal three-piece SCALPEL will be released via Sevared Records today. You can check out the album track ‘The Black Juices’ at this location and more selections from "Sorrow And Skin" (including the album tracks ‘Sentinels Of Severed Flesh’ and ‘Ripe’), live footage and more here. SCALPEL will be performing a show with GORGUTS on September 08, 2013 at The Palladium in Worcester, Massachusetts and opening for MORBID ANGEL on November 10, 2013 at The Middle East in Cambridge, Massachusetts. For more details and updates check out www.scalpel.us or www.facebook.com/scalpelofficial