» News Archive February 2016

February 27, 2016

Necroharmonic Productions have just released a 2 CD DISMA compilation entitled "The Lost Vault Of Chaos". Disc 1 features the band’s 3 song demo “The Vault Of Membros”, “The Manifestation 7” EP, the split 7” EP with WINTERWOLF and the 2 last recorded tracks that originally appeared on the bonus 7” EP of the die hard LP edition, as well as the CD re-press of “Towards The Megalith” in 2015. Disc 2 offers an uncut (never before released in its entirety) live radio broadcast from the Soma Degenerate show covering the early era of the band. For ordering details check out this location. More about DISMA at www.facebook.com/pages/disma/137903672940606

Former DIA DE LOS MUERTOS guitarist Ray Mitchell has joined Miami based Black / Death Metallers INFERION. The band is currently working on material for the follow-up to 2014’s "This Will Decay". A video for the album track ‘Lament’ has been posted at this location. INFERION will support ABBATH, SKELETONWITCH, HIGH ON FIRE and TRIBULATION on March 19, 2016 at the Atlanta, Masquerade show. On April 09, 2016 they will furthermore appear at the "Death To Miami Fest I" in Churchill, Miami Florida. Other bands on the bill are SUFFERING TOOL, SAPRAEMIA, KOROIDIA, FAETHOM and more. More INFERION information at www.inferion.net or www.facebook.com/pages/inferion/121467614565453

Canadian Death Metallers NECRONOMICON have just released a video for ‘Crown Of Thorns’ over here. The song is taken form their forthcoming album "Advent Of The Human God", which will be released on March 18, 2016 via Season Of Mist. The complete tracklist reads like this: ‘The Descent’, ‘Advent Of The Human God’, ‘The Golden Gods’, ‘Okkultis Trinity’, ‘Unification Of The Pillars’, ‘Crown Of Thorns’, ‘The Fjord’, ‘Gaia’, ‘I (Bringer Of Light)’, ‘Innocence And Wrath’ (CELTIC FROST cover) and ‘Alchemy Of The Avatar’. All further info at www.facebook.com/necronomiconmetal

February 26, 2016

SADISTIC INTENT have almost finished recording their part of the upcoming vinyl split 12" with PENTACLE. The songs (that are entitled ‘Numbered With The Dead’ and ‘Death Is Coming’) will be mixed by Bill Metoyer (SLAYER, etc). The release is planned for May 2016 via Iron Pegasus Records when SADISTIC INTENT will appear at the Steelfest Open Air in Finland. More band information and updates you’ll find at www.facebook.com/sadistic-intent-1477326789178713

Canada’s technical Death Metallers GORGUTS will be releasing a new EP entitled "Pleiades’ Dust" on May 13, 2016 via Season Of Mist. It only features the 33 minutes long titletrack. Part II of the song (entitled ‘Wandering Times’) is already streaming here. The EP’s artwork was created by Polish artist Zbigniew M. Bielak (MAYHEM, ZHRINE, GHOST). More GORGUTS information at www.facebook.com/gorgutsofficial

Greek brutal Death Metallers MURDER MADE GOD have just released a track from their upcoming album "Enslaved" You can check out ‘The Titan, The Fighter And The Thief’ here. Three more tracks from the album can be streamed at this location.  "Enslaved" will be released on April 15, 2016 via Comatose Music. For all additional info check out www.facebook.com/mmgofficial

Norwegian Black Metallers’ SVARTTJERN‘s upcoming fourth album "Dødsskrik" will be released on April 29, 2016 via Soulseller Records on CD, limited vinyl and digitally. A first track entitled ‘All Hail Satan’ is already streaming at this location. The complete tracklist of the album reads like this: ‘Intro’, ‘All Hail Satan’, ‘Admiring Death’, ‘Blessed Flesh’, ‘Det River I Meg’, ‘Whispers And Prayers’, ‘Stars And Death’, ‘Dødsskrik’, ‘Hengivelse Til Døden’ and ‘Acid Dreams’. More SVARTTJERN at www.facebook.com/svarttjern

A lyric video for ‘2 Minutes Hate’, a track from the upcoming new ANGER AS ART album "Ad Mortem Festinamus", can be checked out here. The album was recorded, mixed and mastered by Ronald Sandoval at Rev Studios, Chino in California and will be released on March 11, 2016 via Old School Metal Records. All additional band info at www.facebook.com/angerasart

On March 20, 2016 Dunkhelheit Produktionen will re-issue BLOOD‘s 1993 album "O Agios Pethane" as a digipak CD (with 8 pages booklet) and digitally. The first 100 copies will also include a poster in A2 format and a logo button. The album is streaming in its entirety at this location. More BLOOD information at www.facebook.com/blood.de

February 23, 2016

German Death Metallers OBSCURE INFINITY have just released a video for ‘From Odium And Disease’ at this location. The song appears on the band’s latest album "Perpetual Descending Into Nothingness" which has been released earlier this year via F.D.A. Records. For more OBSCURE INFINITY information check out www.facebook.com/obscureinfinitygermany

"Testimonio De Bautismo", the fifth full length of Polish Death / Black Metallers STILLBORN, will be released on February 27, 2016 via Godz Ov War Productions as a standard CD and limited CD (100 copies in a red jewel case with an additional black logo flag and buttons). It contains eight tracks, including an instrumental, plus of cover of SODOM’s ‘Burst Command Til War’. The entire album is already streaming at this location. In mid March STILLBORN will embark on a nine dates lasting tour together with CHRIST AGONY. More info at www.facebook.com/stillborn.pol

Norwegian Black Metallers RAGNAROK have just released another new song entitled ‘Infernal Majesty’ over here. The track is taken from the band’s upcoming new album "Psychopathology", which will be released on March 25, 2016 via Agonia Records. For all additional RAGNAROK information check out www.ragnarokhorde.com or www.facebook.com/ragnarokofficial

February 19, 2016

"…For Thine Is the Darkness", the third full-length from Spanish Death Metallers GRAVEYARD, will be released on April 29, 2016 via War Anthem Records on CD and vinyl. It was recorded at Moontower Studios, the mastering was done by Patrick W. Engel (Temple of Disharmony) and the cover artwork was created by Daniel Corcuera. Here’s the complete tracklist: ‘Almulk Biallawn Al’Asfar’, ‘With Fear And Thirst’, ‘Threshold I’, ‘Mine Is The Shining Light’, ‘Threshold II’, ‘The Mighty Colums Of Irem’, ‘Threshold III’, ‘Hidden Amidst The Stars’, ‘Threshold IV’, ‘To Earth And Death’, ‘Threshold V’, ‘Defy & Conquer’, ‘Threshold VI’, ‘The Womb Of The Desert’, ‘Threshold VII’, ‘Son Of The Aeon / Sun Of The Daemon’ and ‘Alqabr Al’Abdi’. More about GRAVEYARD at www.facebook.com/deathmetalgraveyard

Swedish Black / Deathers RIMFROST have just released a video for their third, self-titled album which will be released on March 25, 2016 via Non Serviam Records. You can check it out at this location. Another new song is streaming at the label’s bandcamp page. The following tracks will appear on "Rimfrost": ‘As The Silver Curtain Closes’, ‘Saga North’, ‘Beyond The Mountains Of Rime’, ‘Dark Prophecies’, ‘Ragnarök’, ‘Cold’, ‘Witches Hammer’ and ‘Frostlaid Skies’. All additional info at www.facebook.com/rimfrostofficial

Moravia, NY Death Metallers NILEXISTENCE will release their debut album "Existence In Revelation" on March 25, 2016. The album was mixed and mastered at Hertz Studio in Poland (BEHEMOTH, DECAPITATED, VADER) and includes a 12 pages booklet with artwork by Seth Siro Anton (SEPTICFLESH). A lyric video for the song ‘Primordial Transgression’ can be checked out at this location. "Existence In Revelation" tracklist: ‘The Quietus’, ‘This Throne’s Carved From Greed’, ‘Primordial Transgression’, ‘If Snakes Could Talk, My Words Would Slither’, ‘Pitch Black Perception’, ‘To Give Is To Serve’, ‘Tyranny Is Blind, And The Tyrant’ and ‘Screams Form Silence’. More about NILEXISTENCE at www.facebook.com/nilexistenceofficial

February 18, 2016

On April 15, 2016 METALLICA will re-issue remastered editions of their first two albums "Kill ‘Em All" and "Ride The Lightning". They will be available in three formats: CD, vinyl and deluxe numbered box set. The box set of "Kill ‘Em All" will include four vinyl records, five CDs, one DVD, a deluxe book including rare photos and a patch. The "Ride The Lightning" box includes four vinyl records, six CDs, one DVD, a deluxe book including more unseen photos, a mini-book of lyrics (handwritten by James Hetfield) and a set of three posters. Both box sets come up with many never before heard or seen recordings from the band’s personal collection. More info at www.metallica.com

Canadian Death Metallers NECRONOMICON are streaming another track from their forthcoming new full length "Advent Of The Human God" at this location. The album will be released on March 18, 2016 via Season Of Mist. The complete tracklist reads like this: ‘The Descent’, ‘Advent Of The Human God’, ‘The Golden Gods’, ‘Okkultis Trinity’, ‘Unification Of The Pillars’, ‘Crown Of Thorns’, ‘The Fjord’, ‘Gaia’, ‘I (Bringer Of Light)’, ‘Innocence And Wrath’ (CELTIC FROST cover) and ‘Alchemy Of The Avatar’. All further information at www.facebook.com/necronomiconmetal

Longtime DISCREATION vocalist Kai Müller-Lenz has parted ways with the band on friendly terms in order to be able to focus on other priorities. The band has already recruited Marco Reitz from Limburg / Germany based band ERASERHEAD as his replacement. DISCREATION have just been confirmed for 2016’s edition of the Rock Hard Festival. Other acts on the bill are CANNIBAL CORPSE, SODOM, BLIND GUARDIAN and more. For all additional info on DISCREATION check out www.discreation.de or www.facebook.com/discreation

February 16, 2016

Belgian brutal Death Metallers FRACTURED INSANITY have just finished recording their third album "Man Made Hell". It was mixed and mastered at Polish Hertz Studios and the full tracklist reads like this: ‘Habitual Killer’, ‘The Blame Of Humanity’, ‘Forced To Rome’, ‘Inferno Af A Narcissist’, ‘Man Made Hell’, ‘One Shot Salvation’, ‘A Blasted Life’ and ‘Suicidal Holiness’. The album’s release is scheduled for April 15, 2016 via Xtreem Music. An exclusive advance track can already be checked out here. More about FRACTURED INSANITY at www.facebook.com/fractured-insanity-323059162201

On March 11, 2016 Kaotoxin Records will release "Miserable Miracle", the debut full length from French blackened Death Metallers MITHRIDATIC. The album is already streaming in its entirety at this location and you can still check out the band’s 2014 demo "The Hunt is On" over here. All further MITHRIDATIC information you will find at www.facebook.com/mithridatic

February 15, 2016

On April 29, 2016 F.D.A. Records will release the new album from north German old school Death Metallers SLAUGHTERDAY. It will be entitled "Laws Of The Occult" and the tracklist reads like this: ‘Unseal The Gate’, ‘Ritual Of Sacrifice’, ‘Sepulchral Ways’, ‘Beyond Body, Beyond Life’, ‘Torn By The Beast’, ‘Church Of Dread’, ‘Eyes That Never Shut’, ‘Feeding The Ghouls’, ‘Forbidden Wisdom’ and ‘Plunging To Megadeath’. The artwork was created by Mark Cooper (MASTER, etc.) and the song ‘Ritual Of Sacrifice’ is already streaming here. More about SLAUGHTERDAY at www.facebook.com/slaughterdayofficial or http://slaughterday666.bandcamp.com

February 13, 2016

Swedish blackend Deather Metallers TRIDENT have just released a video for the titletrack of their 2015 released MCD "Shadows". You can check it out here. The band is currently working on their second full length. More about TRIDENT at www.facebook.com/pages/trident/273317446089846

Greek Black Metallers VARATHRON have released a collection of photos from their 2015 live performances in a form of a video (accompanied by a live version of the song ‘Descent Of A Prophetic Vision’) at this location. For all additional VARATHRON information check out www.varathron.com or www.facebook.com/varathronofficial

"Denial Of The Scriptures", the upcoming new full length from Ukraine based brutal Death Metallers FLESHGORE, is already exclusively streaming at this location now. The album will be released on February 19, 2016 through Xtreem Music. All further info at www.fleshgore.com or www.facebook.com/pages/fleshgore-official/141549029242310

February 11, 2016

Finnish ROTTEN SOUND have released another track from their forthcoming album "Abuse To Suffer". You can check out ‘ Brainwashed’ at this location. The album will be released on March 18, 2016 via Season Of Mist. The full tracklist reads like this: ‘Lazy Asses’, ‘Intellect’, ‘Fear Of Shadows’, ‘Trashmonger’, ‘Crooked’, ‘Time For The Fix’, ‘Slave To The Rats’, ‘Brainwashed’, ‘Cannon Fodder’, ‘Yellow Pain’, ‘Machine’, ‘The Clerk’, ‘Caged’, ‘Retaliation’, ‘Inhumane Treatment’ and ‘Extortion And Blackmail’. More about ROTTEN SOUND at www.rottensound.com or www.facebook.com/rottensoundofficial

Brazil based Black Metal one man band GOAT WORSHIP has recently inked a deal with Xtreem Music. Hades, the only member of GOAT WORSHIP, is currently working on songs for the band’s debut album which tentatively will be entitled "Blood And Steel". The recordings are planned for summer 2016. The previously released "Doomsday" EP (which was released in spring 2015) can be streamed in its entirety here. More GOAT WORSHIP at www.facebook.com/goatworship888

February 10, 2016

American Black Metallers CHAOS MOON have just posted a new track entitled ‘Amissum’ at this location. The song was written in January 2016 by Alex Poole (KRIEG, MARTRÖÐ, SKÁPHE, ESOTERICA, LITHOTOME) and features a vocal contribution from E. Baker. It will be featured on the extended CD edition of the "Amissum" EP which will be released in March via Hellthrasher Productions. The EP was previously digitally self-released by the band in September 2015. The next CHAOS MOON full length "Æschaton Mémoire" will follow later this year. More info at www.facebook.com/pages/chaos-moon/111626415515769

DESTRÖYER 666 are streaming a video of the title-track of their forthcoming full-length "Wildfire" over here. The album will be released on February 26, 2016 via Season Of Mist. More DESTRÖYER 666 info at www.destroyer666.uk or www.facebook.com/destroyer666page

February 09, 2016

On March 04, 2016 Century Media Records will release the two only studio recordings from Chicago’s defunct Death / Thrashers SINDROME, "Into The Halls Of Extermination" (1987) and its successor, "Vault Of Inner Conscience" (1991) as a two CD digipak with slipcase. It will be entitled "Resurrection – The Complete Collection" and comes with a 36 pages booklet that features original artwork, photos, flyers, and an in-depth interview. The entire material has been remastered from original sources and the cover artwork and additional design was done by Gustavo Sazes (MORBID ANGEL, ARCH ENEMY). As a special bonus the lost track ‘Brought To The End’ from the recording session of "Into The Halls Of Extermination" was added. Disc two comes with a full bootleg live show from 1988, recorded at the Iron Rail in Chicago when SINDROME supported DEATH on their "Scream Bloody Gore" tour. The set also includes ‘Surround The Prisoner’ and ‘Psychic Warfare’, two songs from the very early days that were never properly recorded in a studio. "Resurrection – The Complete Collection" will also be released on vinyl in multiple colors with a 16 pages LP size booklet and bonus CD. After countless of bootlegs of the band’s two demos, this is finally an official release that is supported by the band and done in close co-operation with SINDROME vocalist Troy Dixler. More about SINDROME at www.facebook.com/sindromechicago

MASTER have just released another promo video. You can check out ‘Subdue The Politician’ at this location. The song is taken from their latest album "An Epiphany Of Hate" which was released via F.D.A. Records on January 29, 2016. More MASTER at www.master-speckmetal.net or www.facebook.com/pages/master/18521536017

Swedish / British Death Metal duo ASHCLOUD are currently in studio recording their second album "Children Of The Chainsaw". It will contain 11 songs and the release is scheduled for Spring 2016 via Xtreem Music. For all further information check out www.facebook.com/ashcloud666

February 06, 2016

On February 08, 2016 Moscow based GS Productions will re-release the complete discography of defunct Swedish Death Metallers EXCRETION as a six-panel digipak double CD entitled "Resurrection". It will be limited to 100 copies and includes the band’s three remastered demos ”Behold The Light” (1992), "The Dream Of Blood" (1992) and "Suicide Silence" (1993) as well their one and only debut album "Voice Of Harmony" (1995). The full tracklist reads as follows: CD 1 – "The Demos": ‘Intro’, ‘Behold The Light’, ‘Desolating Earth’, ‘Sick Defiance’, ‘Intro’, ‘Mortal Life’, ‘Pain’, ‘Dream Of Blood’, ‘Tears’, ‘Outro’, ‘Life’s Passion Ends’, ‘Darkness Falls’, ‘3’ and ‘Suicide Silence’. CD 2 – "Voice Of Harmony": ‘Forever Closed Eyes’, ‘I Am’, ‘Darkness Falls’, ‘That Once Been Given’, ‘Life’s Passion Ends’, ‘Those Silent Days’, ‘Suicide Silence’, ‘The Final Part Of Sleep’ and ‘Voice Of Harmony’. You can order a copy here www.gsp-music.com. More about EXCRETION at www.facebook.com/excretion-163683117099520

Atlanta based Gore Metallers MANGLED will release a limited 7" EP (300 copies) entitled "Involuntary Organ Donor" on March 01, 2016 via Boris Records. The EP was recorded in Spring of 2015 and features artwork by Matt "Slime Bucket" Ferri. The following tracks will appear on it: ‘They’re Not Gonna Stay Down There Anymore’, ‘Involuntary Organ Donor’ and ‘Butchery Loves Company’. The latter is already streaming at this location. For all additional MANGLED information check out www.facebook.com/mangled-270014239690739

On April 15, 2016 Comatose Music will release "Enslaved", the second album from Greek brutal Death Metallers MURDER MADE GOD. The tacklist reads like this: ‘Victims’, ‘Enslaved’, ‘The Titan, The Fighter And The Thief’, ‘A Morbid Institution’, ‘Depression’, ‘Assassinés!’, ‘The Irony Of Faith’, ‘Subject 666’, ‘Urban Warfare’ and ‘Involuntary Servitude’. A lyric video for the song ‘Victims’ can be found right here. More about MURDER MADE GOD at www.facebook.com/mmgofficial

February 05, 2016

Canadian Black / Deathers PAROXSIHZEM have just completed work on their upcoming vinyl only MLP "Abyss Of Excruciating Vexes". It is scheduled for an early Spring release through Hellthrasher Productions and comprises of five new tracks (including an ARKHON INFAUSTUS cover). "Abyss Of Excruciating Vexes" is the band’s first release to feature current drummer Abyss (better known as ADVERSARIAL’s bass player). The album’s artwork and layout was created by Krag. An advance song (‘Bellicose Psychosis’) can already be checked out here. More info at www.facebook.com/pages/paroxsihzem/293704858374

Germany’s SIX REASONS TO KILL have just released a trailer video for their upcoming vinyl 7" EP "Rote Erde" at this location. The video’s band scenes were filmed by Yves Ambitious Film and the trailer was recorded and edited by Daniel Zimmermann from Schrottgrenze. More about SIX REASONS TO KILL at www.facebook.com/sixreasonstokill

February 04, 2016

"Celestial Decadence", the new full length from Finnish Death / Black Metallers ILLUSIONS DEAD, is now streaming in its entirety here. The album will be released on February 08, 2016 digitally and as a limited edition CD (200 copies) through the band’s Bandcamp page. The cover art was created by Moonrot Photography and the tracklist reads like this: ‘Incursion’, ‘Devoured By Hatred’, ‘Shadow And Flame’, ‘Hour Of The Raven’, ‘Revolution (Celestial Spheres)’, ‘Tormentor Of The Weak’, ‘The Way Of The Deceiver’ and ‘Illusions Dead’. For all further info on ILLUSIONS DEAD check out www.facebook.com/illusionsdeadofficial

French Black / Death Metallers THE ORDER OF APOLLYON have been signed by Agonia Records, with plans to record a new EP in 2016. More information at www.tooa.org or www.facebook.com/theorderofapollyon

Italy’s epic Death Metallers ADE have just inked a deal with Xtreem Music for the release of their third album "Carhago Delenda Est". It album will be recorded, mixed and mastered at Overload Studios with Riccardo Studer and released during the summer of 2016. Re-issues of their second album "Spartacus" (2013) and their debut "Prooemivm Sangvine" (2009) will follow later on. An official video from their previous album "Spartacus" can be found at this location. More about ADE at www.facebook.com/adelegions

February 03, 2016

Spanish Death Metallers BIZARRE have just finished the recordings of their debut mini CD "Inner Necropolis". The cover artwork was created by Raúl González and the complete tracklist reads as follows: ‘Dying Existence’, ‘Damp Earth’, ‘Asphyxiating Dark Memories’, ‘Moldy And Decomposed’, ‘Fleshless’ and ‘Inner Necropolis’. An exclusive advance track can already be checked out here. "Inner Necropolis" was partially recorded and later mixed and mastered at Moontower Studios by Javi Félez (GRAVEYARD). It will be released on March 01, 2016 via Xtreem Music. More info at www.facebook.com/bizarremetal

North Carolina based Death Metallers ATROCIOUS ABNORMALITY have just released a track from their forthcoming new full length "Formed In Disgust". You can check out ‘Storm Of Ash’ right here. A lyric video for the track ‘Exterminate The Apostles’ can furthermore be found at this location. The album will be released on March 04, 2016 via Comatose Music. The cover artwork has been created by Marco Hasmann. More about ATROCIOUS ABNORMALITY at www.facebook.com/atrociousabnormality

Italy’s DARKEND have just been signed by Non Serviam Records for the release of threir upcoming new full length “The Canticle Of Shadows”. The album will be released in early Spring 2016. More about DARKEND at www.facebook.com/darkendofficial

February 02, 2016

URGEHAL are now streaming their complete forthcoming full-length "Aeons In Sodom" at this location. The album which features several guest musicians (members from DARKTHRONE, TAAKE, SHINING, CARPATHIAN FOREST, TSJUDER, SADISTIC INTENT and many more) will be released on February 12, 2016 via Season Of Mist. All further URGEHAL information at www.facebook.com/nefas.official