» News Archive October 2014

October 31, 2014

American Black Metallers INQUISITION will reissue their 1998 debut album "Into The Infernal Regions Of The Ancient Cult" on January 26, 2015 via Season Of Mist. Artist Paolo Girardi, who already created the cover for the band’s "Obscure Verses For The Multiverse" album, has designed a brand new artwork for the reissue edition. The release will be available in several formats, including deluxe vinyl editions. More INQUISITION info at www.facebook.com/inquisition.official

October 30, 2014

HATE ETERNAL have announced Chason Westmoreland as their new drummer. He has already laid down drum tracks for the band’s forthcoming new album, which title and release date are yet to be announced. Westmoreland will also be joining the band on their upcoming tour, which is scheduled to begin in spring 2015. More HATE ETERNAL at www.hateeternal.com and www.facebook.com/hate.eternal

VIRULENCY have inked a deal with the American label New Standard Elite (GORGASM, DISENTOMB, CEREBRAL EFFUSION, etc) for the release of their debut album "The Anthropodermic Manuscript Of Retribution", which will be recorded by Asier Badiola, the band’s new guitarist, in his very own Tempus Studios in Toledo, Spain. The album will be released in early 2015 and the artwork (done by Russian artist Andrew Tkalenko) will be revealed in the following weeks. For all further information check out www.facebook.com/virulencybrutal

October 29, 2014

Canadian Black / Death Metallers DIRE OMEN are currently streaming a new song entitled ‘Onward With Wounds Of Disillusion’ at this location. The track comes from the album "Wresting The Revelation Of Futility", which will be released via Dark Descent Records on November 12, 2014. The full tracklist reads like this: ‘Here And Hereafter (Overture)’, ‘Onward With Wounds Of Disillusion’, ‘Ossuary’, ‘Hemotically Possessed’, ‘Servus Sevorum Dei’, ‘Foretold Untethering From Existence’, ‘Beyond Stillness’, ‘Vacuous Altar’, ‘Inversion Of Samadhi Dire Omen’ and ‘Closing The Portal’. For more band information check out www.facebook.com/direomen

On December 05, 2014 Swedish Metallers METHANE will be headlining the Metal Inferno Festival in Kramfors, Sweden at Bollsta Folkets Hus. The festival is a yearly fund raising benifit for "The Hero’s House", a foundation that supports the families of children who have been hospitalized with longterm illness and The Childrens Cancer fund. METHANE recently released a video for the song ‘Hang Me High’, which can be seen here. More about METHANE at www.facebook.com/methaneband

Spanish KATHAARSYS just posted an official lyric video of the new song ‘Describing The Paradox’ here. This song will appear on the band’s sixth album "Describing The Paradox Vol.1", which will be released soon. All additional KATHAARSYS info at www.facebook.com/pages/kathaarsys/70840290415

October 24, 2014

On December 09, 2014 Turkish brutal Death Metallers DECIMATION will release their third album "Reign Of Ungodly Creation" through Comatose Music. The CD includes a 16 pages booklet featuring artwork of Dan Seagrave. It was mixed and mastered by Sasha Borovykh at TsunTsun. A stream of the track ‘Devilish Domain Vortex In The Gloom Of Wicked Ziggurat’ can be found here, another track from the album can be found at this location. The full tracklist of the album reads like this: ‘Noncelestical Orisons Cataclised In The Passage Of Ninib’, ‘Supreme Wisdom Of Blasphemy In The Reign Of Ungodly Creation’, ‘Mystic Transformation In Encrypted Scrolls Of A Grievous Sermon’, ‘Aberrant Ablution By Filthy Excrements Of A Grotesque Crassamentum’, ‘Psalm Carnage In The Ghoulish Chapel Of Gehenna’, ‘Ghoulish Requiem For A Macabre Daemonarch’, ‘Prophetic Despise Under The Pendulum Of A Sacrilegious Throne’, ‘Devilish Domain Vortex In The Gloom Of Wicked Ziggurat’ and ‘Veracity In Relics’. More info at www.facebook.com/decimationtr

Lavadome Productions have signed Italy’s Death Metallers AD NAUSEAM and will release the band’s as of yet untitled debut album this winter on CD and digital formats. The album track ‘Terror Haze’ can already be checked out here. For all additional information on AD NAUSEAM go here: www.facebook.com/adnauseamofficial

October 23, 2014

German Death Metallers ARCHAIC THORN have signed a deal with Unholy Prophecies for the release of their new MCD / MLP "In Desolate Magnificence". It will contain 5 new songs (1 intro + 4 new tracks). The drums are already recorded and the guitar parts almost finished. The MCD will be limited to 500 copies and the 12" MLP to 300 copies. Elias Aquino will take care of the whole artwork / layout. The release is planned for April / May 2015. A live video of the song ‘Reliefs’ can be checked out at this location. More band information at www.archaicthorn.de

Dutch Death Metallers PENTACLE have just released a double compilation CD entitled "The Fifth Moon… Beyond And Back" via Vic Records. The CD features the following material: CD 1 – "The Fifth Moon" (12" Picture Disc / MCD 1996): ‘Black At Heart’, ‘A Serpent In Blood Red’, ‘The Flame’s Masquerade (Her Sun Is The Moon)’, ‘Adoring An Endless Dawn’, ‘A Serpent In Blood Red’ (first take with alternative vocals), "Exalted Journey" (7" EP 1995): ‘Exalted Journey’, ‘Son Of The Dawn’, CD 2 – "Paradise Of The Underground" DSFA 6 compilation track 1994: ‘A Dance Beyond’, "Winds Of The Fall" (Demo 1993): ‘Buried In Mankind’s Sleep’, ‘Descending Of The Soul’, ‘My Fall’, ‘Deepness Of The Depths’, ‘Winds Of The Fall’, "Caressed By Both Sides" (Rehearsal Demo 1992): ‘A Mind In Flames’, ‘Belief From Below’, ‘Son Of The Dawn’, ‘Denial Of God’, "Rehearsal 1990": ‘Belief From Below’ (featuring DEAD END members). The CD comes with a 32 pages booklet, that features many flyers, unreleased photos and liner notes. More about PENTACLE at www.pentacle.nl

The second full length of German Death Metallers CHAPEL OF DISEASE is entitled “The Mysterious Ways Of Repetitive Art” and will be released on January 16, 2015 through F.D.A. Records. The self-produced album was mixed by guitarist / vocalist Laurent Teubl and mastered by Erkan Tatoglu at Midas’in Kulakligi Studios in Ankara (Turkey). The artwork was created by Misanthropic Art. The song ‘The Dreaming Of The Flame’ can already be checked out at this location. The full tracklist reads like this: ‘The Mysterious Ways…’, ‘The Dreaming Of The Flame’, ‘Masquerade In Red’, ‘Lord Of All Death’, ‘Symbolic Realms’, ‘Life Is But A Burning Being’ and ‘…Of Repititive Art’. More info at www.facebook.com/chapelofdisease

“Perpetual Descending Into Nothingness”, the third full length from OBSCURE INFINITY, will be released on January 16, 2015 through F.D.A. Records. It was recorded at Noiseschmiede Lahnstein and mixed / mastered by Patrick W. Engel at Temple Of Disharmony. The cover artwork was created by Juanjo Castellano. The song ‘Sorcery Of The Black Souls’ is already streaming over here. Tracklist: ‘Intro – Entering The Hall Of Eternity’, ‘Sorcery Of The Black Souls’, ‘Expiration Of The Lost’, ‘The Uttermost Descend’, ‘Into The Undertow’, ‘Descending Into Nothingness’, ‘From Odium And Disease’ and ‘Beyond Spheres And Time’. For all additional information on OBSCURE INFINITY check out www.facebook.com/obscureinfinitygermany

October 22, 2014

Finnish Death Metallers AMPUTORY are almost finished with their debut album, which is expected to be mastered in the coming months at Finnvox Studios for a release sometime in early 2015. The album will include a couple of songs from their demos as well as new material. Meanwhile the band’s 2010 promo can be checked out in its entirety here and their 2012 promo "Unclean" here. For all additional AMPUTORY information check out www.facebook.com/pages/amputory/206683252765666

German old school Death Metallers REVEL IN FLESH will release their third full length "Death Kult Legions" via Cyclone Empire on December 05, 2014. The album features the following tracks: ‘In The Name Of The Flesh’, ‘When Glory Turns To Ruin’, ‘Black Oath Impurity’, ‘Graveyard Procession’, ‘Death Kult Legions’, ‘Frozen Majesty’, ‘Hurt Locker’, ‘Cryptcrawler’, ‘As Souls Descend’, ‘Leviathan’ and ‘Necropolis’ (MANILLA ROAD cover). "Death Kult Legions" was recorded by Maggesson and REVEL IN FLESH at Vault Studios and mixed and mastered at Unisound Studio by Dan Swanö. The cover artwork was created by Juanjo Castellano. More REVEL IN FLESH at www.facebook.com/pages/revel-in-flesh/304228902958414

"This Will Decay", the new album from Miami based Black / Death Metallers INFERION , has just been released via Horror Pain Gore Death Productions. For more information check out the band at www.inferion.net or www.facebook.com/pages/inferion/121467614565453

Today Hellthrasher Productions will release a limited vinyl edition (300 copies in a gatefold sleeve with a two-sided lyric insert) of "Vesper", the debut album from Polish Black Metallers ENTROPIA . It was originally self-released by the band on CD in February 2013 and the tracklist reads like this: ‘Dante’, ‘Gauss’, ‘Pascal’, ‘Vesper’, ‘Tesla’ and ‘Marat’. A full stream of the album is available at this location. For all additional ENTROPIA info, check out www.facebook.com/mourningentropia

October 21, 2014

Italian Death / Thrashers METHEDRAS have signed a deal with Pavement Music. The band’s new album "System Subversion" will be released on November 11, 2014. A video trailer featuring songs from the album and performance clips can be viewed here. Guitarist Eros Mozzi has parted ways with the band and has been replaced by current live-session guitarist Daniele Colombo. More about METHEDRAS at www.methedras.com or www.facebook.com/methedrasthrash

October 20, 2014

DESERTED FEAR‘s upcoming album "Kingdom Of Worms" is now streaming in its entirety right here. It will be released on October 24, 2014 through F.D.A. Records. The vinyl edition will be out on November 21, 2014. More band info at www.facebook.com/desertedfear

‘Death Glance’, a track from the upcoming new CENTINEX full length "Redeeming Filth", is currently streaming at this location. The album was recorded at Amplified Studios and mixed & mastered at Garageland Studios by Ronnie Björnström during the spring of 2014. The album cover has been created by Twilight 13 Media (AT THE GATES, ARCH ENEMY, DARKTHRONE). "Redeeming Filth" will be released via Agonia Records on November 21, 2014 in Europe and December 09, 2014 in North America as a digipak CD, black and brown vinyl (the latter handnumbered to 100 copies incl. a poster) as well as digitally. The tracklist reads like this: ‘When Bodies Are Deformed’, ‘Moist Purple Skin’, ‘Death Glance’, ‘Stone Of Choice’, ‘Unrestrained’, ‘Bloodraze’, ‘Without Motives’, ‘Rotting Below’, ‘Dead, Buried And Forgotten’ and ‘Eye Sockets Empty’. More CENTINEX at www.facebook.com/centinexofficial

October 16, 2014

The following bands have contributed songs to "Born To Punish The Skies… A Deathmetallic Brotherhood In Darkest Mourning For God", volume 1 of the HEADHUNTER D.C. tribute on Mutilation Records, which was finally released last month: REVEL IN FLESH, INNER DEMONS RISE, FUNERAL WHORE, EMINENT SHADOW, DECOMPOSED GOD, EMBRIONAL, MALEFACTOR, POISONOUS, PURE NOISE, BASTARD, QUEIRON, DEMONIC RAGE, HOLDER, INSAINTFICATION, UNBORN, DEAD CONSPIRACY and NERVO CHAOS. A teaser for the album can be checked out at this location. For all additional information on HEADHUNTER D.C. check out www.facebook.com/headhunterdc

Canadian technical Death Metallers BEYOND CREATION are now streaming their forthcoming album "Earthborn Evolution" in its entirety at this location. The follow-up to 2011’s debut full-length "The Aura" will be released on October 24, 2014 via Season Of Mist. The full tracklist reads like this: ‘Elusive Reverence’, ‘Sous La Lueur De L’empereur’, ‘Earthborn Evolution’, ‘The Great Revelation’, ‘Neurotical Transmissions’, ‘Abstrait Dialog’, ‘The Axiom’, ‘L’exorde’, ‘Theatrical Delirium’ and ‘Fundamental Process’. More band information at www.facebook.com/beyondcreationofficial

HATE ETERNAL have inked a deal with Season of Mist. Erik Rutan and bassist / vocalist J.J. Hrubovcak are currently working on the new album at Mana Recording Studio, which is tentatively scheduled for early 2015. "The recording process so far has been fantastic", commented Rutan. "I’ve never felt so focused and determined on a HATE ETERNAL record, and I know that this will be an album our listeners and supporters will truly appreciate. It represents an important milestone for me personally since 15 years ago both HATE ETERNAL began recording its first album and Mana Recording Studios was born. We have so much more news to share with you over the coming months. We cannot wait for you to hear this album!" More about HATE ETERNAL at www.hateeternal.com and www.facebook.com/hate.eternal

October 15, 2014

On November 28, 2014 Swedish Death Metallers PAGANIZER will release a double compilation CD entitled "20 Years In A Terminal Grip" via Cyclone Empire Records. Disc 1 features 19 band favorites, while disc 2 has 27 rarities and unreleased stuff on offer. The booklet features liner notes, photo collages with old line-ups and a bunch of rare pix through the years. Here’s the full tracklist: CD 1 (the band’s faves): ‘Nailed Forever’, ‘Bleed Unto Me’, ‘Among The Unknowing Dead’, ‘Scandinavian Warmachine’, ‘Even In Hell’, ‘You Call It Deviance’, ‘Frontier Cthulhu’, ‘Life Slips Away’, ‘Meateater’, ‘Colder’, ‘Just Here Rotting’, ‘Landscapes Made Of Human Skin’, ‘Crusader’, ‘On Your Knees’, ‘The Cadaverous’, ‘Beyond Redemption’, ‘Mass Of Parasites’, ‘No Divine Rapture’ and ‘Their Skin Suits Me’. CD 2 (rarities, demos and unreleased stuff): ‘Natures Bleeding’, ‘Religious Cancer’, ‘Viking Hammer’, ‘Blood On The Axe’, ‘Ode To The Horde’, ‘The Cyclone Empire’, ‘This Place Is Rot’, ‘Gasmask Obsession’, ‘Abortion Van’, ‘Hell Is Already Here’, ‘Massdeath Maniac’, ‘Army Of Maggots’, ‘Flesh Collector’, ‘The Morbidly Obscene’, ‘The Festering Of Sores’, ‘The Return Of Horror’, ‘Born To Be Buried Alive’, ‘Carbonized Resurrection’, ‘Flesh Nest’, ‘Vaken Mardröm’, ‘Nothing Really Matters’, ‘This Place Of Dying’, ‘Morbid Warfare’, ‘Grinded And Exiled V 1.0’, ‘Fleshnaut V 1.0’, ‘Buried Alive’ and ‘NY Ripper’. More about PAGANIZER at www.facebook.com/paganizersweden

The U.S. Edition of SEPTYCAL GORGE‘s "Scourge Of The Formless Breed" is out now via Comatose Music. The album is currently streaming in its entirety here. The track listing for both editions is identical, but it comes with a different packaging. More information at www.facebook.com/septycalgorge.official

On October 31, 2014 Finland’s LORD OF PAGATHORN will release their debut album "Nekros Philia" via Woodcut Records as a digipak CD and gatefold LP. The recordings were mastered by Jaakko Viitalähde (Virtalähde Mastering) and the album cover was created by Helgorth (Babalon Graphics). The album track ‘Chapter VI’ can already be checked out at this location. For all additional information check out www.lordofpagathorn.com.

October 13, 2014

Finland’s melodic Black / Death Metallers FORGOTTEN HORROR will be celebrating their 11th year of existance in January 2015 with a new full length entitled "Aeon Of The Shadow Goddess", which will be released by Woodcut Records. The album features the following tracks: ‘Intro: The Adept’, ‘Behold A Shadow Goddess’, ‘Of Man’s First Rebellion’, ‘Lilithian’, ‘In Ravenous Darkness’, ‘Queen Of An Ivory Moon’, ‘Her Crescent Horns’, ‘Babalon’ and ‘The Ghost Of Our Time’. The song ‘Behold A Shadow Goddess’ can be checked out at this location. A release gig will be held at Henry’s Pub, Kuopio (Finland) together with JESS AND THE ANCIENT ONES on January 09, 2015. There has been some changes in the line-up: Corpse no longer plays the bass and the band welcomes Kennet as their new live guitarist. More information at www.forgottenhorror.com or www.facebook.com/forgottenhorror

October 12, 2014

‘We Are Sin’, the new video from US Black Metallers FORNICUS, can be checked out at this location. The song is taken from their album "Storming Heaven", which was released on August 26, 2014. Its full tracklist reads like this: ‘We Are Sin’, ‘Pallium Mali’, ‘King Of Egoists’, ‘Into Obscurity’, ‘Thirst For God’, ‘Antichrist’ (SEPULTURA cover), ‘Storming Heaven’ and ‘The Beckoning’. The entire album is still available for streaming here. More about FORNICUS at www.fornicus.com or www.facebook.com/fornicus666

Algy Ward is in the studio at the moment to record the long awaited TANK album "Sturmpanzer". The following tracks will be featured on it: ‘Sturmpanzer (Part I & II)’, ‘March’, ‘No More War’, ‘Erwin Rommel (Für Reich Und Fatherland)’, ‘Lianne’s Crying’, ‘Living In Fear Of God’, ‘Which Part Of Fuck Off Don’t You Understand’, ‘Two Thousand Miles Away’, ‘Revenge Of The Filth Hounds (Part I & II)’, ‘First They Killed Her Father’ and ‘The Last Soldier’. ‘Which Part Of Fuck Off…’ can already be checked out at this location. All further info and updates at www.tankfilthhounds.net

October 10, 2014

You can check out a video trailer for the new, third issue of COMPILATION OF DEATH zine at this location. It features statements from Alex Bouks (GOREAPHOBIA, MASTER, ex – INCANTATION, FUNEBRARUM), Wannes Gubbels (PENTACLE), Jason Netherton (MISERY INDEX, ex – DYING FETUS), Stephan Gebedi (THANATOS, HAIL OF BULLETS), Adam Scott (CARDIAC ARREST), Bill Venner / Craig Pillard (DISMA) and Alex Colin Toqcaine (AGRESSOR, ex – IMBECILATOR, ex – LOUDBLAST, ex – WITCHES, ex – MUTILATOR). For all additional information on COMPILATION OF DEATH go to www.compilationofdeath.cl

October 09, 2014

"Ecdysis", the new full length from East Coast Death Metallers HORRENDOUS, is now streaming online in its entirety at this location. The album was recorded, mixed and mastered at Subterranean Watchtower Studios and the cover artwork was created by Brian Smith. "Ecdysis" will be released on October 14, 2014 via Dark Descent Records on CD, vinyl and digital formats. More about HORRENDOUS at www.facebook.com/horrendousdeathmetal

October 08, 2014

A track from INFERION‘s upcoming full length "This Will Decay" is now streaming at this location. The album, that will be released on October 21, 2014 via Horror Pain Gore Death Productions, features the following tracks: ‘This Will Decay’, ‘Carrion For The Scavengers’, ‘Contempt’, ‘Tempted By Failure’, ‘Embers’, ‘Directionless’, ‘Until The Sun Consumes Us’, ‘Further From The Light’, ‘The Serpent In The Valley’, ‘Lament’, ‘Aftermath Of Destruction’, ‘When Bones Meet Corrosion’, ‘A Hell To Endure’ and ‘Unrestrained’. More information at www.inferion.net or www.facebook.com/pages/inferion/121467614565453

October 07, 2014

Costa Rica based Grindcore one man band LACERATE just posted the opening track off their upcoming 9 song EP "Physhical Manifestation of Hatred" at this location. ‘Burnt’ features Mr. Gonzalo Alvarado from Death / Grinders PROFANVM behind the mic. This EP features 9 different vocalists from local underground bands such as MORBID FUNERAL, CORPSE GARDEN, PAGANUS DOCTRINA, CHEMICIDE, ADRENAL and others; one for each track. The self-released EP will be available in limited numbers on CD and tape formats by late November. You can contact the band via laceratecr@gmail.com or www.facebook.com/laceratecr

"Revealed In Profane Splendour", the forthcoming full-length from UK’s blackened Death Metallers SIDIOUS, is now streaming in its entirety at this location. The album was recorded, mixed and mastered at Parlour Studios by Russ Russell (NAPALM DEATH, DIMMU BORGIR). It will be released on November 03, 2014 via Kaotoxin Records. The artwork was created by Giannis Nakos of Remedy Arts. More about SIDIOUS at www.facebook.com/sidiousofficial

October 04, 2014

Spanish Death Metallers STORMVOLD have just finished their third demo "Third Bestial Mutilation". It was mixed and mastered at Necromorbus Studio in Sweden and includes 4 new songs. On November 15, 2014 all three STORMVOLD demos ("Third Bestial Mutilation" together with "Second Guanche Massacre" from 2013 and "First Tibicena Brutality" from 2012) will be released on CD via Xtreem Music under the title of "Third Bestial Mutilation". The complete tracklist reads like this: ‘Brilliance Of Thunder’, ‘Universal Domination’, ‘Glorious Blood’, ‘Exploitation Of Superiority’, ‘Overdose Of The Grotesque’, ‘Slaying The Losers’, ‘Extermination From Nature’ and ‘Levitation Of Bestiality’. You can listen to an exclusive advance song here. More info about STORMVOLD you’ll find at www.facebook.com/stormvold666.

October 02, 2014

French progressive Death Metallers HAVENLESS have signed a deal with Wormholedeath for the release of their debut album "The Crimson Lines". The album was produced by Wahoomi Corvi and mastered by Jonas Lindström. It will be released worldwide this winter. The band has already posted the song ‘Lamentation’ at this location. The complete tracklist reads like this: ‘Prelude’, ‘Sons Of The Raging Season’, ‘Nightwalk For Tragedy’, ‘Orphnas Of Magic’, ‘Cold Shape’, ‘House Of The Bleak’, ‘In The Soreness Chamber’, ‘Lamentation’ and ‘Shades In The Moor’. For additional information on HAVENLESS check out www.facebook.com/pages/havenless/368465453215022

BENIGHTED have issued the following official statement: "After having performed amazing gigs with them during the last months, we are very proud to welcome Pierre Arnoux (bass / backing vocals) and Emmanuel Dalle (guitars) as official and permanent members in BENIGHTED! With our line-up finally stable again, we are currently working on our first live album. It will be released on CD with a DVD via Season of Mist in 2015 and was recorded at Sylak Open Air this summer. Prepare yourself for war!!" All further info at www.facebook.com/brutalbenighted

DESERTED FEAR have just released a video for the title track from their upcoming album "Kingdom Of Worms". You can check it out at this location. The CD will be released on October 24, 2014 via F.D.A. Records (the vinyl edition will follow on November 21, 2014). A stream of the album track ‘Mortal Reign’ can be found at this location. More about DESERTED FEAR at www.facebook.com/desertedfear