» News Archive April 2017

April 28, 2017

"Ornaments Of Severity", the third album from Swedish Death Metallers MAIM, will be released on June 09, 2017 via Soulseller Records on CD, limited LP and digitally. The artwork was created by Mattias Frisk and a first teaser can already be checked out here. The full tracklist of "Ornaments Of Severity" reads like this: ‘Caves Of Echoing Madness’, ‘Coffin Gloryhole’, ‘Aura Of Desperation’, ‘With Nails And Bolts’, ‘The Judas Cradle’, ‘Skeletons’, ‘Ceremonial Knife’, ‘Slaughterhouse’, ‘The Gnarling Dead’, ‘Crushing The Tomb’ and ‘Sepulchral Haze’. More about MAIM at www.facebook.com/pages/maim/166087683425331

"In A Pitch Black Grave", the debut full length of Swedish Deathers GODS FORSAKEN (featuring members of BLOOD MORTIZED, THE GROTESQUERY and WOMBBATH), will also be released on June 09, 2016 via Soulseller Records. The following tracks will appear on the album: ‘In A Pitch Black Grave’, ‘By Hate He Comes’, ‘Born Of Blasphemy’, ‘Ashes Of The Dead’, ‘Black Winds Of Genocide’, ‘Curse Of The Serpent’, ‘Souls Torn Apart’, ‘An Odyssey Of Broken Bones’ and ‘Chronicles Of A Maniac’. ‘Born Of Blasphemy’ is already available for streaming at this location. For all additional information go to www.facebook.com/godsforsakenswe

FATHER BEFOULED will release their fourth album "Desolate Gods" on June 23, 2017 via Dark Descent Records. It was recorded in various sessions in Atlanta, Georgia, between August and December 2016 and mixed and mastered by Dan Lowndes (CRUCIAMENTUM) at Resonance Sound Studio. The cover art was created by Alex Shadrin of Sickrites / Nether Temple Design. The following tracks will appear on the album: ‘Exsurge Domine’ (Intro), ‘Offering Revulsion’, ‘Mortal Awakening’, ‘Exalted Offal’, ‘Ungodly Rest’, ‘Divine Parallels’, ‘Vestigial Remains Of…’ (Instrumental) and ‘Desolate Gods’. On May 27, 2017 FATHER BEFOULED will enter the stage at the Maryland Deathfest. For more info check out www.facebook.com/fatherbefouled

Italy’s blackend melodic Death Metallers DEATHCVLT will start the recordings of their self-titled debut full length on May 20, 2017. The drums will be recorded at Dark Wave Recording Studio in Maltignano (AP), while the rest of the session will be completed at Ulag Zone. DEATHCVLT is a new project of vocalist Xes (INFERNAL ANGELS, LILYUM, BYBLIS, BOA, HELL BURN, SHADOWSREIGN), who has been joined by guitarist / bassplayer Ulag (OSSELTION, FEASTING, IN LACRIMAES ET DOLOR, SORGHUM etc.). The drums on the album will be performed by Beast (ACHERON, METASTASI, INFERNAL ANGELS, INVERTED MATTER, TANTANÙ). For all additional information go to www.facebook.com/pg/deathcvltofficial

On June 27, 2017 Orange County’s progressive Thrashers MADROST will release their new full-length "The Essence Of Time Matches No Flesh". A lyric video for the album’s opening track ‘Eyes Of The Deceit’ is already available at this location and Tony Koehl (THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, PUTRID PILE, MALIGNANCY) has created the cover art. The album was recorded and mixed by Mark Rivas and Tanner Poppitt at Rivas Studios and mastered by Alan Douches of West West Side Studios. The tracklist reads like this: ‘Eyes Of The Deceit’, ‘The Silence In Ruins’, ‘From Sand To Dust’, ‘Abstractions’, ‘No Future’, ‘Scorned’ and ‘Dimensions’. For more information on MADROST go to www.facebook.com/madrost

April 27, 2017

New Jersey Death Metallers KALOPSIA have just released a song from their upcoming new album "Angelplague" at this location. The album will be released on May 19, 2017 via Horror Pain Gore Death Productions. The tracklist reads as follows: ‘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

Swedish / British Death Metal duo ASHCLOUD will release their thirrd full length "Kingdom Of The Damned" through Xtreem Music on June 20, 2017. The following tracks will appear on the album: ‘Among The Grotesque’, ‘Kingdom Of The Damned’, ‘Suspended In Death’, ‘Dansa Pa Krossade Skallar’, ‘The Serpent King’, ‘Under Dödens Vingar Pt. 4’, ‘The Seven Tumpets Of Hell’, ‘A Breath Of Decay’, ‘When Empires Are No More’ and ‘Megeddio’. One of the songs can already be checked out here. For all further information check out www.facebook.com/ashcloud666

April 25, 2017

California based Death / Thrashers SACRIFICIAL SLAUGHTER will release a new EP entitled "Generation Of Terror" through HPGD Productions on May 12, 2017. It will include five new tracks and a cover of CARNIVORE’s ‘Race War’. A lyric video for the EP’s title track can be checked out here. In support of the EP the band will be touring the US in May / June together with VADER, INTERNAL BLEEDING, VOICES OF RUIN and MICAWBER. More about SACRIFICIAL SLAUGHTER at www.facebook.com/sacrificialslaughter

April 22, 2017

Lithuanian Death Metallers CRYPTS OF DESPAIR have released a song from their upcoming new full length "The Stench Of The Earth". You can check out ‘Dead Light’ at this location. "The Stench Of The Earth" was recorded at Lap’s Records studio in Kaunas and mixed and mastered at Devil’s Mark Studio in Rome. The band’s new line-up features D.A. on guitars and vocals, K.L. on bass and vocals, B.J. on guitars and S.K. on drums. More about CRYPTS OF DESPAIR at www.facebook.com/cryptsofdespair

Russian Death Metallers ABORTED FETUS have released an official video for ‘Blinded By The Flame’ right here. The song is taken from their forthcoming album "The Art Of Violent Torture" which will be released on April 28, 2017 through Comatose Music. For all further info check out www.facebook.com/abortedfetusbrutality

April 21, 2017

On April 22, 2017 Caco-Daemon Records will release the "To Torture And Murder" demo from Paraguay’s brutal Death Metallers ABOMINATION in a limited edition of 50 copies (25 racing green and 25 yellow). It will feature 3 songs (plus intro) and and comes with a two-sided, pro-printed inlay and hand-numbered linen certificate inked with pig blood & ash. For ordering details go here. For all additional information about ABOMINATION check out www.facebook.com/abomination.net

April 19, 2017

Swedish Black Metallers SVARTSYN will release their new album "In Death" on June 09, 2017 via Agonia Records. A first single entitled ‘Seven Headed Snake’ can already be checked out at this location. "In Death" was recorded at Belgian Mortsella Studio in March and December 2016, and in January 2017. The mixing and mastering was done at Clintworks Studio (AMON AMARTH, 3 INCHES OF BLOOD, MISERY INDEX) and the cover artwork was created by Chadwick St John (ARCKANUM, HORNA, THE PIPER graphic novel). The full tracklist of the album reads like this: ‘Seven Headed Snake’, ‘Dark Prophet’, ‘With Death’, ‘Inside The White Mask’, ‘Wilderness Of The Soul’, ‘Black Thrones Of Death’ and ‘Exile In Death’. More about SVARTSYN at www.facebook.com/svartsyn666

Algerian Death Metallers LELAHELL will be touring Europe in May. The tour kicks off on May 10, 2017 in Paris, France and ends on May 24, 2017 in Marseille, France. New session drummer on that tour will be Marc Dzierzon (from German technical Death Metallers CENTAURUS-A and Thrashers DEW-SCENTED). LELAHELL just finished the recordings of their upcoming new album "Alif" with Hannes Grossmann (ex – NECROPHAGIST, ex – OBSCURA, ALKALOID, HATE ETERNAL) on drums. It will be mixed and mastered at Hertz Studio (VADER, BEHEMOTH, HATE) and is scheduled for an early summer release. For all additional LELAHELL info go to www.facebook.com/lelahell

April 16, 2017

Swedish Death Metallers SARCASM have released an official video for ‘Scars Of A Land Forgotten’ at this location. The song is taken from their forthcoming Dark Descent album "Within The Sphere Of Ethereal Minds", which will be released on April 28, 2017 via Dark Descent Records. More about SARCASM at www.sarcasmsweden.se or www.facebook.com/sarcasmsweden

"Malformed Conscience", the new album from Canadian Thrashers EPI-DEMIC, is now streaming in its entirety over here. It was released on April 14, 2017 through Horror Pain Gore Death Productions. A promo video can furthermore be checked out here. All additional band info you may find at www.facebook.com/theplaguebegins13

April 13, 2017

"The Shackles Of Mammon", the new full length from London’s old school blackened Thrashers CRAVEN IDOL, is streaming in its entirety at this location now. The album will be released on LP, CD and MC via Dark Descent Records tomorrow. For all additional CRAVEN IDOL information check out www.facebook.com/cravenidol-158945044134965

April 11, 2017

Swedish Death Metallers DEMONICAL have parted ways with long-time singer and producer, Sverker Widgren. He was replaced by Alexander Högbom (OCTOBER TIDE, CENTINEX). DEMONICAL will play a couple of club- and festival-shows in July (focusing on the eastern territories) with Finnish Black Metallers AUTHOR and Swedish Death / Black Metallers ANGREPP as support on selected dates. More info at www.facebook.com/demonicalofficial

April 10, 2017

Raw Skull Recordz have signed Belgian old school Death Metallers TORTURERAMA. The band previously released 2 EPs ("It Begins At Birth" in 2014 and "Left As Remains" in 2010) and their debut full length "Close Encounters Of The Morbid Kind" (2015). The new album is expected for an early 2018 release. More about TORTURERAMA at www.facebook.com/torturerama

Norwegian blackened Thrashers EVOKE have been inked a deal with Pulverised Records. The band features ex – NUCLEAR GENOCIDE members and frontman Kato Marchant also helps out Norwegian Thrashers CONDOR for their live shows. EVOKE are currently recording their debut full-length at Toproom Studio (BORKNAGAR, MAYHEM, ENSLAVED etc) with German engineer Marco Brinkmann from Hellforge Studio. For more band info and updates follow them at www.facebook.com/evokeoslo

April 08, 2017

North Carolina based brutal Death Metallers CRANIAL BLEEDING have been signed by Comatose Music. The band is currently writing the material for their upcoming debut full length "Vile Formations Of Putridity" which is scheduled for a late 2017 release. For more information check out www.facebook.com/cranialbleeding1

April 06, 2017

Spanish Death Metallers APOSENTO have released the first advance single from their upcoming album "Bleed To Death" at this location now. The album was recorded at Rocklab Studios in Haro (Spain) with producer Dan Díez and the mix and mastering was done in Germany at Soundlodge Studios by Jörg Uken. The complete tracklist for "Bleed to Death" reads like this: ‘Bleeding Flesh’, ‘Wishing Hell’, ‘Partially Deceased Syndrome’, ‘Portrait Of A Killer’, ‘Maleficarvm’, ‘Slaughtered’, ‘Abandon All Hope’, ‘The Divine Art Of Torture’, ‘Revenge Against God’ and ‘Cannibalistic Communion’. The release is scheduled for June 12, 2017 through Xtreem Music. More about APOSENTO at www.facebook.com/aposento-738317632866483

Italy’s DEADLY CARNAGE have just started with the pre-production of their new concept album "Through The Void, Above The Suns". The band will enter Domination Studio in early autumn for the actual recordings. More DEADLY CARNAGE info and updates at www.facebook.com/deadlycarnage

Italian Death Metallers ANTROPOFAGUS have just released a lyric video for ‘Chants For Abyzou’ at this location. The song is taken from their forthcoming Comatose Music release "Methods Of Resurrection Through Evisceration (M.O.R.T.E.)", which will be out on May 12, 2017. For all additional band information and updates check out www.facebook.com/antropofagus.official

Swedish Crust / Death Metallers DRÅP will release their second CD "Roten Till Allt Ont" on June 01, 2017 through Xtreem Music (the vinyl edition will be released by the band on their own). An advance single can already be checked out here. The complete tracklist of the album reads as follows: ‘Ner På Knä’, ‘Ärrvävnad’, ‘Hat För En Livstid’, ‘Övervåld’, ‘Roten Till Allt Ont’, ‘Yttersta Domen’, ‘Eremit’ and ‘Nederlag’. More about DRÅP at www.facebook.com/drapswe

April 05, 2017

On March 24, 2017 Old Temple have re-issued CHRIST AGONY‘s 1996 album "Moonlight – Act III" on handnumbered gold CDs. The album is streaming in its entirety at the label’s bandcamp site. For more CHRIST AGONY information check out www.facebook.com/christagony

April 04, 2017

Blackened old school Thrashers CRAVEN IDOL have just released another track from their upcoming second full-length "The Shackles Of Mammon". You can check out ‘The Trudge’ right here. The album will be released on April 14, 2017 on LP, CD and MC via Dark Descent Records. More about CRAVEN IDOL at www.facebook.com/cravenidol-158945044134965

Ottawa based Death Metallers FUMIGATION and THE PATH TO R’LYEH (an H.P. Lovecraft themed band from Montreal), will release a split CD entitled "Invasion" on April 28, 2017 via CDN Records. A teaser (featuring both bands) can be checked out at this location. All further details and sound samples can be found here: https://thepathtorlyeh.bandcamp.com

April 02, 2017

Florida based Death Metallers KILLING ADDICTION have released a lyric video for ‘Cult Of Decay’. The song is taken from their mini CD "Shores Of Oblivion" which was released through Xtreem Music in October 2016. You can check out the video here. More about KILLING ADDICTION at www.facebook.com/killingaddiction

Dutch Death Metallers BLOODGOD have just released a new EP entitled "Catharsis". The five featured tracks were recorded and mixed at Mass Audio Studio in the Netherlands and mastered by Jacob Hansen (ABORTED, MERCENARY, VOLBEAT, PESTILENCE, etc) in Denmark. The entire EP is available for streaming at http://bloodgod.bandcamp.com. All additional info at: www.bloodgod.nl or www.facebook.com/bloodgod.metal

April 01, 2017

Blackened Swedish Death Metallers SARCASM have just premiered the new song ‘Silent Waves Summoned Your Inner Being’ at this location. It is taken from their upcoming second full length "Within The Sphere Of Ethereal Minds" which will be released on April 28, 2017 via Dark Descent Records. A lyric video for another new song (‘In The Grip Of Awakening Times’) is additionally available here. The complete tracklist reads like this: ‘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’. More SARCASM at www.sarcasmsweden.se or www.facebook.com/sarcasmsweden