» News Archive March 2017

March 31, 2017

On April 14, 2017 French old school Deathers NECROWRETCH will release their third album "Satanic Slavery" via Season Of Mist. The album features the following tracks: ‘Sprawl Of Sin’, ‘Tredeciman Blackfire’, ‘Satanic Slavery’, ‘Evil Names’, ‘Hellspawn Pyre’, ‘Bestial Rites’, ‘Curse Of Blasphemy’ and ‘Verses From The Depths’. More about NECROWRETCH at www.necrowretch.net or www.facebook.com/necrowretch

Fifteen years after the release of their debut album "Superion," Colorado based EXCOMMUNION return with their follow-up "Thronosis". The album was recorded, mixed and mastered at Flatline Audio by Dave Otero and EXCOMMUNION and the cover art was created by Lauri Laaksonen (DESOLATE SHRINE). The tracklist reads as follows: ‘Twilight Of Eschaton’, ‘Nemesis’, ‘World Crucifier’ and ‘Blessed Is The Epoch Of Darkness And Strife’. "Thronosis" will be released through Dark Descent Records on May 12, 2017. More band information you will find at www.facebook.com/excommunion

March 30, 2017

Corpus Christi, Texas based Thrashers ANIALATOR have signed a deal with Xtreem Music for the re-issue of all their 80s demos and EPs. The compilation CD will be entitled "Mission Of Death" and includes the "Anialator" EP (1988), the "Anialator II" EP (1989), "Demo 1987" and "Demo 1990" (previously unreleased). The entire material got remastered and the CD booklet will feature the demo and EP covers, photos, flyers, liner notes, etc. "Mission Of Death" will be released on May 10, 2017 through Xtreem Music. In early 2017 the band furthermore recorded some new songs for a mini CD that will also be released through Xtreem Music during the summer. An advance song can be checked out here. More ANIALATOR information at www.facebook.com/anialatortx

On June 09, 2017 Comatose Music will release the third album from Italy’s technical brutal Death Metallers LOGIC OF DENIAL. It is entitled "Aftermath" and one of the tracks (‘Devouring Seeds Of The Apocalypse’) is already available for streaming right here.The artwork was created by Jon Zig and the full tracklist reads as follows: ‘Abscission’, ‘Devouring Seeds Of The Apocalypse’, ‘Gorging On Innocence’, ‘Miroir’, ‘Sufferance’, ‘Assenza (The Sufferance Ouverture)’, ‘Larvae Of Eden’, ‘The Decaying Drama (Pt. I: Quietus – Pt. II: Antinferno)’, ‘Defilement’, ‘Violating The Canvas Of Forgotten Purity’, ‘Immaculate’ and ‘Euphoric Abhorrent Synthesis’. For all additional information check out www.facebook.com/logicofdenialband

March 29, 2017

German old school Death Metallers ENCRYPTED just released their debut MCD "The Purge" via Star Spawn Society. You can listen to one of the tracks here. For ordering details and general label information please contact: www.starspawnsociety.com or www.facebook.com/starspawnsociety

Florida based Death Metallers KILLING ADDICTION have just released a lyric video for ‘Cult Of Decay’ at this location. The song is taken from their "Shores Of Oblivion" EP, which was released via Xtreem Music late last year. It can still be streamed in its entirety right here. More KILLING ADDICTION info at www.facebook.com/killingaddiction

March 28, 2017

Spanish Death Metallers AVULSED and French Death / Thrashers MERCYLESS will release a limited vinyl split 7" EP via Xtreem Music / Xenokorp (ex – Kaotoxin) on May 05, 2017 (it will already be on sale during the bands European tour in April though). It will contain a re-recording of AVULSED’s ‘Hidden Perversions’ (to commemorate the 25th anniversary of AVULSED) and a re-recording of ‘Without Christ’ (to celebrate the 30th anniversary of MERCYLESS). More band information at www.facebook.com/1991avulsed or www.facebook.com/mercylesscult

"Towards Eternity", the upcoming album from Quebec, Canada based Black Metallers ORDOXE, is streaming in its entirety at this location now. It will be released on March 31, 2017 via Horror Pain Gore Death Productions. A lyric video for the new song ‘We Are Eternal’ is already available over here. For more ORDOXE info check out www.facebook.com/ordoxe

March 25, 2017

‘Heretics Hammer’, a track from the upcoming second MORBID FLESH full length "Rites Of The Mangled", is currently streaming at this location. The album was recorded, mixed and mastered by Javi Felez at Moontower Studios in Catalonia. "Rites Of The Mangled" features the following tracks: ‘Circle Cursed’, ‘Burn The Entrails’, ‘Banished To Oblivion’, ‘Heretics Hammer’, ‘Feeding Mallows’, ‘Incantation’ and ‘Evil Behind You’. The CD release through Unholy Prophecies is expected for April 24, 2017. A vinyl release will follow a bit later. For more info check out www.facebook.com/morbidflesh. Label contact: www.unholyprophecies.com

March 24, 2017

"Ramsvarta Tankar", the new single from Swedish Black Metallers GRÁ, has been released through Carnal Records today. Apart from the title track (which you can check out as a video right here) it also includes a cover of LORD BELIAL’s ‘Osculum Obscenum’. The single also marks the premiere of the band’s new line-up. Heljarmadr, Dimman and Maugrim have been joined by Natt (ex – HORDE OF HEL, ex – DARK FUNERAL, ex – WITHERSHIN) on guitars and Vediger (ex – DIABOLIC LUST, ex – SYMPHONY OF MALICE) on bass. All additional GRÁ information you will find at www.grahorde.com or www.facebook.com/graofficial

Australian Death Metallers IN DEATH will release their debut full length "The Devil Speaks" on April 21, 2017 via Plastic Head. It will feature the following tracks: ‘Malignancy Eradicated’, ‘The Pitfalls Of Immortality’, ‘Bow To Your Master’, ‘Every Burial’, ‘Godzilla’, ‘Fuck Your Kind’, ‘The Devil Speaks’ and ‘King Of The Deadpool’. The band already released an official video for the track ‘Bow To Your Master’ over here. More about IN DEATH at www.facebook.com/indeath

March 23, 2017

"Interitus", the new album of Brazilian Death Metallers ESCARNIUM, will be released on vinyl on April 04, 2017 via Testimony Records. It will be limited to 300 copies and includes a printed inner-sleeve. A new lyric video for ‘While The Furnace Burns’ can be checked out at this location. More about ESCARNIUM at www.facebook.com/escarnium

Portland’s Death Metallers DEAD CONSPIRACY have released a video for ‘In The Wake Of The Butcher’ at this location. The track is taken from the band’s 2016 self-titled album which is available on CD, vinyl and digital formats through Necromantic Press Records. Exile Music will release the album on cassette. The CDs also feature the band’s 1987 demo and a HEADHUNTER D.C. cover which was recorded for the "Tribute To HEADHUNTER D.C." compilation. The CDs are available in Brazil via Funeral Rites Records. More about DEAD CONSPIRACY at www.facebook.com/dead-conspiracy-228804147194155

Calgary Crossover Thrashers EPI-DEMIC will release their new album "Malformed Conscience" on April 14, 2017 through Horror Pain Gore Death Productions. A promo video for the track ‘Losing Time’ can already be checked out here. The tracklist of the album reads like this: ‘Rotting In Plain Sight’, ‘Dark Thoughts’, ‘Stewing In Misery’, ‘Ruthless Ambition’, ‘Losing Time’, ‘Famine’, ‘Hatred’, ‘Sons Of Dogs’, ‘Breaking Your Mind’, ‘Punishment’ and ‘Mortal Kind’. For all additional info check out www.facebook.com/theplaguebegins13

Spanish Death Metallers APOSENTO will release their second album "Bleed To Death" via Xtreem Music on June 12, 2017 through Xtreem Music. It was once again recorded in Haro (Spain) at Rocklab Studios by Dan Díez. The mix and mastering was done in Germany at Soundlodge Studios by Jörg Uken. The cover artwork has been created once again by Abigor Artaburu, who was already responsible for the artwork of the previous APOSENTO album. "Bleed To Death" features new vocalist Mark Berserk and new drummer Gabriel Valcázar and the material is supposed to be faster, more technical and brutal. For all further APOSENTO information and updates visit www.facebook.com/aposento-738317632866483

March 22, 2017

No Remorse Records will officially re-issue the entire back catalogue of Swedish Metallers HEAVY LOAD. The albums have been out of print since the 80s and apart from bootlegs (with poor sound quality) and rare Japanese CD releases they have never been officially available on CD so far. The material will be remastered directly from the original analogue tapes by Ragne and Styrbjörn Wahlquist themselves at Atlantis Grammofon in Stockholm. All reissues will be expanded with bonus tracks (demos and songs that were recorded for the albums but had to be dropped due to the limited playing time on LPs) and they will be available on CD (in deluxe digipaks) and vinyl LPs (with gatefold covers). The booklets will also be designed by the Wahlquist brothers. They will feature previously unpublished photos, as well as stories about how the songs came about. The series of reissues will start in early Summer of 2017 with "Stronger Than Evil" and continue back through their production. For more information and updates check out www.facebook.com/heavyloadofficial or www.noremorse.gr

Quebec based Black Metallers OROXE will release their new album "Towards Eternity" on March 31, 2017 through Horror Pain Gore Death Productions. The album will feature the following tracks: ‘We Are Eternal’, ‘The Auspicious One’, ‘Trépas I’, ‘Your Sorrow, My Sorrow’, ‘Sword Of Damocles’, ‘Soyez Illuminés’, ‘A Passage In Time’, ‘Trépas II’, ‘The Essence Of Life’ and ‘Trépas III’. A lyric video for the song ‘We Are Eternal’ is already available at this location. More about OROXE at www.facebook.com/ordoxe

Canadian technical Deathers BEYOND CREATION have released a live video for the track ‘Coexistence’ over here. The video was produced and edited by Xavier Bossé and Ismael Mossadeq (Loyal Visuals Footage). The song originally appears on the band’s 2011 album "The Aura". Later this year BEYOND CREATION will perform live at Hellfest in Clisson, France (June 16, 2017) and Tech Fest in Winthorpe, UK (July 09, 2017). For more info check out www.beyondcreationofficial.com or www.facebook.com/beyondcreationofficial

March 20, 2017

Danish Death Metallers DEUS OTIOSUS have just released a second song off their upcoming fourth album "Opposer". You can check out ‘Kneel’ over here. "Opposer" will be released on CD and digitally on April 30, 2017 through Great Dane Records. The following tracks will appear on it: ‘Kneel’, ‘Disturbing The Dead’, ‘Stand Your Ground’, ‘Haunter’, ‘Towering Flames’, ‘The Opposer’, ‘To The Graves’, ‘Return To Slavery’, ‘Greater Horror’ and ‘March Of The Unworthy’. More about DEUS OTIOSUS at www.deus-otiosus.com

Greek Death Metallers SOULSKINNER will release their fourth album "Descent To Abaddon" on May 22, 2017 through Xtreem Music. The cover artwork has once again been created by Mark Riddick. The tracklist reads as follows: ‘Fracticide’, ‘Soul Of Death’, ‘Nemesis’, ‘Chorus Of The Initiated’, ‘The Dead Have Ravished’, ‘True Bliss’, ‘The Fall’, ‘A Spectral Vision’, ‘Murder’ and ‘Descent To Abaddon’. A first advance single can already be checked out here. For more SOULSKINNER information check out www.facebook.com/soulskinnerband

March 19, 2017

On May 05, 2017 Greyhaze Records will release the vinyl edition of WARFATHER‘s new album "The Grey Eminence". It will be available on black and limited edition clear vinyl. The album can currently be streamed in its entirety at this location. For more WARFATHER info check out www.facebook.com/pages/warfather/240931366011521

March 17, 2017

Serbian Crossover Thrashers NADIMAC are currently recording their new album at Citadela Sound Productions Studio in Belgrade with Luka Matkovic. The band commented on the material as follows: "This album will be charged with very heavy and fast beats, speed, aggression, energy and in general, outrage. On the other hand, we always try to make every album sound different and fresh, so expect some evolution in songwriting and sound production". The album title and cover artwork will be revealed when all the recordings are done. For all additional information check out www.facebook.com/nadimac-official-band-page-thrashcrossover-serbia-194589403893872

Raw Skull Recordz will re-release the "No Aids In Hell" demo of Dutch 80s Speed Metallers MYSTO DYSTO on cassette in a limited edition of 50 hand-numbered copies. The material was re-mastered by Ted Tringo at Ancient Way Mastering and the whole layout is based on the original self released demo. You can already pre-order a copy at www.rawskullrecordz.org

On May 19, 2017 New Jersey based Death Metallers KALOPSIA will release their third album "Angelplague" via Horror Pain Gore Death Productions. It was produced by Bobby Torres at Frightbox Studios and features the following eight tracks: ‘Destined To Return’, ‘As The Serpent Devours’, ‘Christened Upon The Slab’, ‘Not Peace But Pestilence’, ‘Scorched Earth And Blackened Skies’, ‘Source Of My Evil’, ‘Surge Of Terror’ and ‘Bitter Sacraments’. More about KALOPSIA at www.kalopsia.org or www.facebook.com/kalopsiametal

March 16, 2017

"Traitor’s Grave", the debut full length from North Carolina / New Jersey Black Metallers DECREPIT THRONE, is available for streaming at this location. The full tracklist of the album reads like this: ‘Lands Of Ash’, ‘Lucifer’s Descent’, ‘Winter’s Call’, ‘The Path Of Revenge’, ‘Your Death Is My Solitude’, ‘The Victor’s Trumpet Sounds’ and ‘A Defiant Flame Burning’. The CD version will be available on April 10, 2017. A promo video for ‘Lucifer’s Descent’ can be checked out here. More DECREPIT THRONE information at www.facebook.com/decrepitthrone

March 15, 2017

"Skeletal Lifeforms", the new EP by Greek old school Death Metallers ECTOPLASMA, is out now via Repulsive Echo Records. The tracklist reads like this: ‘Human Taxidermy’, ‘Skeletal Lifeforms’, ‘Slain Meat For The Beast’, ‘Awakened In The Coffin’ and ‘Towards the Shrouded Infinity’ (DEMIGOD cover). One of the tracks (‘Slain Meat For The Beast’) can be checked out here. More about ECTOPLASMA at www.facebook.com/pages/ectoplasma/1579524392276613. For ordering details and general label information please contact: www.repulsiveecho.com

Italian Death Metallers ANTROPOFAGUS have just released a track from their upcoming new album "Methods Of Resurrection Through Evisceration (M.O.R.T.E.)". You can check out ‘Spawn Of Chaos’ at this location. The CD version of the album will be released on May 12, 2017 via Comatose Music, the vinyl edition will be available through Everlasting Spew Records. The following tracks will appear on it: ‘Whirlwind Of Initiation’, ‘Spawn Of Chaos’, ‘Chants For Abyzou’, ‘Praise To A Hecatomb’, ‘Methods Of Resurrection Through Evisceration’, ‘Omnipotent Annihilation’, ‘The Abyss (Chapter One)’, ‘Quintessence Of Suffering’, ‘Deception Of The Blood’ and ‘Living In Fear’ (MALEVOLENT CREATION cover). All additional ANTROPOFAGUS info at: www.facebook.com/antropofagus.official

March 14, 2017

On April 17, 2017 Xtreem Music will release a limited edition (1.000 copies) 2 CD + DVD 8-panel digipak live album of AVULSED, entitled "Night Of The Living Deathgenerations". It was recorded in Madrid on November 19, 2016 with 6 cameras and contains the 2-hour show with all songs from "Deathgeneration" plus one song that wasn’t played for at least 20 years. The 16 pages booklet will feature over 150 professional photos taken by Unai Endemaño and Raquel García and the cover artwork was created by Juanjo Castellano. An advance trailer with songs from the DVD can already be watched at this location. "Night Of The Living Deathgenerations" will already be sold on the band’s upcoming tour with MERCYLESS and SAVAGE ANNIHILATION. For more AVULSED info go to www.avulsed.com or www.facebook.com/1991avulsed

March 13, 2017

Finnish Death Metallers LANTERN have just premiered a song from their forthcoming new album "II: Morphosis" at this location. The album was mixed and mastered by Dan Lowndes at Resonance Sound Studios and the artwork was supplied by Zbigniew M. Bielak. Dark Descent Records will release "II: Morphosis" on March 17, 2017. More about LANTERN at www.facebook.com/lantern666

Italy’s Death / Grinders HAEMOPHAGUS have completed work on their upcoming third album "Stream Of Shadows". It was recorded, engineered and mixed at Tone Deaf Studios in Palermo by Silvio "Spadino" Punzo and mastered by Dan Randall at Mammoth Sound Mastering (IMPALED, TOXIC HOLOCAUST, IRON REAGAN, GHOUL). The artwork was created by Luis Sendón (NASHGUL, BRUTAL TRUTH, MACABRE, LOOKING FOR AN ANSWER). The following tracks will appear on it: ‘Shadowline’, ‘Tombtown’, ‘Blastmaniacom!’, ‘Deranger’, ‘Meteor Mind’, ‘Electric Circles In A Yellow Sky’, ‘Captured From Above’, ‘Innergetic’, ‘The Cosmicorpse’, ‘Infectious Domain’, ‘Monochrome’, ‘Unrestrained’, ‘Twisted Syllables’ and ‘The Darkest Trip’. A video for the song ‘Deranger’ can already be checked out here. "Stream Of Shadows" will be released on March 20, 2017 via Selfmadegod Records. All further HAEMOPHAGUS can be found at www.facebook.com/pages/haemophagus/254663393014

Ukraine based brutal Death Metallers FLESHGORE have released an official video for the song ‘Talk To Me About God’ at this location. The song is taken from their fifth album "Denial Of The Scriptures", which was released in February 2016 via Xtreem Music. More about FLESHGORE you will find at www.facebook.com/fleshgoreofficial

March 11, 2017

Swedish blackened Death Metallers SARCASM will release their new album "Within The Sphere Of Ethereal Minds" on April 28, 2017 via Dark Descent Records. The following tracks will appear on the record: ‘Bloodsoaked Sunrise’, ‘From The Crimson Fog They Emerged’, ‘Embodiment Of Source’, ‘Scars Of A Land Forgotten’, ‘In The Grip of Awakening Times’, ‘Silent Waves Summoned Your Inner Being’, ‘A Black Veil For Earth’ and ‘The Drowning Light At The Edge Of The Dawn’. A lyric video for ‘In The Grip Of Awakening Times’ is already available at this location. More about SARCASM at www.sarcasmsweden.se or www.facebook.com/sarcasmsweden

Spanish Death / Grinders NEUNTOTER will release a compilation CD of their two demos from 1990 ("Slaughter") and 1991 ("Consummed In Gore"), plus some unreleased live bonus tracks through the Xtreem Cult Series of Xtreem Music. It will be entitled "Stench To Stench" and the release is scheduled for April 03, 2017 as a limited edition of 500 copies. One of the tracks (‘Rot Alive’) can be checked out here. For more information go to www.xtreemmusic.com

Japan’s NECROPHILE (featuring current and ex – members of ANATOMIA, MULTIPLEX, MESSIAH DEATH, WORMRIDDEN and TRANSGRESSOR) are currently recording their debut full length "Awakening Those Oppressed" for Unholy Prophecies. For all additional details follow the band at www.facebook.com/pages/necrophile-death-metal/1502406430049183

On April 24, 2017 Unholy Prophecies will release the new MORBID FLESH album "Rites Of The Mangled". One of the album tracks is currently streaming on the label’s bandcamp site. More about MORBID FLESH at www.facebook.com/morbidflesh

The planned Unholy Prophecies vinyl edition of the new INSULTERS album "Metal Still Means Danger" (in co-operation with Equinox Discos from Spain) had to be put on ice since Edu from Equinox Discos decided to close the label and cancelled all planned releases. Unholy Prophecies, the band and Edu are currently working on a suitable solution anyway. The CD version of the album is available already and ready to be shipped worldwide. You can listen to the album in its entirety at this location. For all updates check out www.facebook.com/pages/insulters/118124661718106

March 09, 2017

Greek Thrash Metallers AMKEN will release their debut full-length "Theater Of The Absurd" via No Remorse Records on April 07, 2017. It was produced by French sound engineer David Prudent in the Summer of 2015 at Made In Hell Studio. The artwork of the album was created by Bill Hauser (HIRAX, GHOUL) and the full tracklist reads like this: ‘Shattered Sanity’, ‘D.A.P.’, ‘Theater Of The Absurd’, ‘Obedient Dogs’, ‘Addicted To Green’, ‘Wired’, ‘Soul’s Crypt’ and ‘Sacred Machine’. An official video for the track ‘Soul’s Crypt’ can already be checked out here. For more AMKEN information check out www.facebook.com/amkenthrash

March 07, 2017

Polish blackened Death Metallers AZARATH have just released a second song from their upcoming album "In Extremis" which will be out on April 07, 2017 via Agonia Records. You can check out ‘Annihilation (Smite All the Illusions)’ at this location. For all further information on AZARATH go to www.azarath.pl or www.facebook.com/azarathband

Baltimore, Maryland based ancient Death Metallers EXTERMINATION ANGEL have recorded a new six-song demo simply entitled "Demo 2017". It will be released on cassette via Baltic Warlord Records on March 12, 2017 (distributors should get in touch at exterminationangel@gmail.com) while the digital download will be made available on March 27, 2017. A short promo video for the release can be checked out here. For all additional EXTERMINATION ANGEL information go to www.facebook.com/exterminationangelband

March 03, 2017

French Death Metallers NECROWRETCH have just released another song from their upcoming new album "Satanic Slavery". You can check out ‘Curse Of Blasphemy’ at this location. The album will be out via Season Of Mist on April 14, 2017. For more band info check out www.necrowretch.net or www.facebook.com/necrowretch

March 01, 2017

Houston, Texas based brutal Death Metallers DESECRATE THE FAITH are now streaming their upcoming new album "Unholy Infestation" in its entirety at this location. It will be released on March 03, 2017 via Comatose Music. More about DESECRATE THE FAITH at www.facebook.com/desecratethefaithofficial