» News Archive July 2017

July 31, 2017

Norwegian Death Metallers BLOOD RED THRONE have just released the titletrack from their new full length "Gore Encore" at this location. The album has been released in Europe last Friday (July 28, 2017) and will be out in the US on August 04, 2017. More BLOOD RED THRONE at www.facebook.com/bloodredthroneofficial

July 29, 2017

On October 27, 2017 Dissonance Productions (www.facebook.com/dissonanceproductionsuk) will release a 5 disc box set of California’s Speed / Thrash Metallers HOLY TERROR entitled "Total Terror". It will contain all albums ("Terror And Submission" – 1987, "Mind Wars"- 1988", "El Revengo" – 2006 and "Live Terror" – 2006) plus a DVD containing live sets from Milwaukee, Chicago and Anaheim, as well as the official video for ‘Judas Reward’. You can check out a promotional trailer for the release at this location. Apart from the boxset each of the albums will be reissued on vinyl via Back On Black Records as well.

July 28, 2017

On October 28, 2017 Unholy Prophecies will release "Drugs & Death", the debut full length from German Crust / Black Metallers SACROSCUM. It was recorded at the band’s rehearsal studio and mixed and mastered by Fabi Krapp at Ruins Rust Studios in southern Germany. The following tracks will appear on it: ‘Initium’, ‘Drugs & Death’, ‘Autoerotic Thanatophilia’, ‘Gutter.Moloch.God’, ‘Vermin’, ‘Waste, Horror & Degradation’, ‘Skin Canvas’, ‘Downwards Spiral’ and ‘DCLXVI’. ‘Waste, Horror & Degradation’ is already streaming at this location. SACROSCUM will play a very special album release show on October 28, 2017 at the CAT club in Ulm together with ARROGANZ and GOATH. More band info at www.facebook.com/sacroscum666

July 27, 2017

Spanish Death Metallers BLOODHUNTER have just released a first track from their second album "The End Of Faith". You can check out ‘Let The Storm Come’ at this location. The album will be released on October 16, 2017 via Xtreem Music. Its complete tracklist reads as follows: ‘The Forbidden Zone’, ‘The End Of Faith’, ‘Eyes Wide Open’, ‘Still Standing Up’, ‘Death & Rebirth’, ‘The Queen Beast’, ‘All These Souls Shall Serve Forever’, ‘Spirits Of Sin’, ‘Let The Storm Come’, ‘Possesed By Myself’ and ‘Crystal Mountain’ (DEATH cover). More about BLOODHUNTER at www.facebook.com/bloodhunterofficial

German Speed Metallers IRON ANGEL have almost finished the recordings of their new album "Phoenix From The Ashes". You can check out several in-the-studio videos from the recording progress on the band’s Facebook site www.facebook.com/ironangel.hh. The cover artwork is already finished and was created by Wojnicz Sianozecki. In 2018 the band will return to South America for a longer tour. Vocalist Dirk still has some sealed copies of the "Winds Of War" and "Hellish Crossfire" vinyl editions for sale (black, yellow or blue). Each one comes with a poster and foto inlay. For ordering details contact him at www.facebook.com/dirk.schroder.524

July 26, 2017

In 2013 Dark Descent Records released the "Antinumerology" EP from Canadian Black / Death Metallers MITOCHONDRION as a vinyl 7" EP. Today Krucyator Productions (www.krucyatorproductions.com) will be releasing the CD edition of this EP. For more band info check out www.facebook.com/mitochondrion137

“Abyss Of Excruciating Vexes”, the five track EP from Toronto based Black / Death Metallers PAROXSIHZEM (originally released in 2016 by Hellthrasher Productions on vinyl and CD) is available on cassette (limited to 100 copies) via Krucyator Productions as well now. More about PAROXSIHZEM at www.facebook.com/paroxsihzem

Chicago Death Metal trio MORDATORIUM will release their new album "Obsessed With Death" on August 25, 2015. The track ‘Biting Cold’ is already streaming right here. A promo video for ‘The Culling’ (another song of the album) is furthermore available at this location. You can pre-order "Obsessed With Death" here. All further MORDATORIUM information at www.facebook.com/mordatorium

July 25, 2017

Swedish symphonic depressive Black Metallers MIST OF MISERY have just released a first track from their upcoming new mini album "Shackles Of Life" at this location. The material was mixed by Mortuz Denatuz and mastered by Ronnie Björnström and the artwork was created by Russian artist Alex Tartsus. The full tracklist reads like this: ‘Shackles Of Life’, ‘Placid Drowning’, ‘Broken Chains’, ‘A Dreamless Void (Euthanasia Part 2)’, ‘Dagon’, ‘Opening Chapter To A Solitary Confinement’ and ‘Closing Chapter’. "Shackles Of Life" will be released on August 31, 2017 via Black Lion Records. More about MIST OF MISERY at www.facebook.com/mistofmisery

July 19, 2017

Raw Skull Recordz have signed Swedish old school Death Metallers JUST BEFORE DAWN. The upcoming new album will be entitled “Tides Of Blood” and features guest contributions from Ralf Hauber (REVEL IN FLESH), Matias Nastolin (DECAYING), Dave Ingram (ex BOLT THROWER / BENEDICTION), Adrie Kloosterwaard (SINISTER), Jocke Mikiver (CRAWL) and Teddy Möller (THE HIDDEN). The artwork was created by Jonas Wideen. "Tides Of Blood" will be released in early 2018. More information about JUST BEFORE DAWN you will find at www.facebook.com/justbeforedawntheycame

On September 16, 2017 Unholy Prophecies will release the debut full length of Japan’s NECROPHILE. It will be entitled "Awakening Those Oppressed" and features current and ex-members of ANATOMIA, MULTIPLEX, MESSIAH DEATH, WORMRIDDEN and TRANSGRESSOR. A first track (‘Hysteria Siberiana’) can already be checked out the Unholy Prophecies’ Bandcamp site. The complete tracklist of the album reads as follows: ‘Depravity Within’, ‘Desire For Asphyxia’, ‘Hysteria Siberiana’, ‘Irrepressible Discharge’, ‘Awaken Ancient Storm’, ‘Soiled Gospel’, ‘Racing Time’, ‘Dissociation’, ‘Gruesome Cruelty’ and ‘Night Of The Gloomy Narcist’. For all additional info check out www.facebook.com/pages/necrophile-death-metal/1502406430049183

Southern German SACROSCUM have finished the recording, mixing and mastering process of their debut album that will be entitled "Drugs & Death". The release is scheduled for October 28, 2017 via Unholy Prophecies. All further band info you will find at www.facebook.com/sacroscum666

Italy’s technical melodic Death Metallers INTEGRAL recently released their debut album "Resilience" via the Japanese label Ghastly Music. It was mixed and mastered by Ettore Rigotti and features guest appearances from Steffen Kummerer (OBSCURA) and Tommy Talamanca (SADIST). A full album stream is available here. A promo video for the track ‘Mechanical Existence Construction’ can furthermore be checked out at this location. More about INTEGRAL at www.facebook.com/integralbandofficial

July 18, 2017

Raw Skull Recordz have signed Dutch Thrash / Crossover veterans DISABUSE. The band (that is around for 30 years already) will release their new album "Death Machines" in October 2017. More band information at www.disabuse.nl or www.facebook.com/disabuse-208869845790023. Label contact: www.rawskullrecordz.org

Bangladesh based old school Death Metallers NEKROHOWL are streaming a first single from their upcoming EP "Epitome Of Morbid" at this location now. The EP will be released within a few months. For all additional information and updates visit www.facebook.com/pg/nekrohowl

July 17, 2017

Ex Nihilo Music will release a split CD of Chile based Death Metallers CRYPTIC CULT and HALLUX VALGUS. It is going to be entitled "Death Metal Grimoire" and will be limited to 500 copies. The following tracks will appear on it. CRYPTIC CULT: ‘Intro – Sailing Towards Madness’, ‘Inverted Geography‘, ‘Hymn In Honor Of Goczecocogch’ and ‘Outro – Yelling Inside The Tomb’. HALLUX VALGUS: ‘Crawling Are The Dead (Graveyard Ritual)’, ‘Hot Puke‘ and ‘Slaughter Lamb’. For more information and ordering details check out https://exnihilomusic.blog or www.facebook.com/exnihilocanada

July 15, 2017

Spanish Death Metallers CANKER will release their third album "Earthquake" on September 18, 2017 via Xtreem Music. It will feature the following ten tracks: ‘Whale Hunt’, ‘Earthquake’, ‘Hand Of God’, ‘Biosfear’, ‘Leyla Island’, ‘Bedout’, ‘Ravenous’, ‘The Ghosts Of Past’, ‘Black Star’ and ‘Obliteration’. You can already check out the album opener ‘Whale Hunt’ at this location. The cover artwork was created by Spanish artist Jose Vives (GOAT WORSHIP, ITNUVETH, RETROFAITH). For all further CANKER info check out www.facebook.com/canker.granada

July 14, 2017

Chilean Black / Death Metallers OCCASVS will release their debut full length "Nocturnal Majestic Mysteria" via Unspeakable Axe Records on September 29, 2017. A video for the track ‘Union’ is available at this location. The complete tracklist reads like this: ‘Andante Nocturno Op.7’, ‘Triumphal Defeat’, ‘Under Human Eyes’, ‘Psychic Burial’, ‘Ritual Death’, ‘Seer’ and ‘Union’. More band information at www.facebook.com/occasvs-33204253964

"Void Serpent", the second full-length from California based Black Metallers NAN ELMOTH, will be released via Pacific Threnodies in a limited edition of 100 pro-tapes in fully printed 5-panel j-cards at the end of this month. Pre-orders will include a digital download and a custom incense blend. A full stream of the album is available here. For all additional NAN ELMOTH info check out www.facebook.com/nanelmothforestsorcery

July 11, 2017

Philadelphia’s progressive Death Metallers DARK WATERS END will release their new album "Submersion" on October 07, 2017. The following tracks will be featured on it: ‘Immortal Consciousness’, ‘Empty Skies’, ‘Mass Grave’, ‘Congenital Vice’, ‘Unquenchable’, ‘The Great Dirge’, ‘Rat King’, ‘Hell Can’t Be Worse’, ‘Velocirapture’, ‘Bucket Of Flesh’ and ‘Up The Dose’. An official lyric video for ‘Congenital Vice’ is already available at this location. For all further band information check out www.facebook.com/darkwatersend

Boston based Death Metallers SOUL REMNANTS have released another track from their upcoming album "Ouroboros". You can stream ‘Depravity’s Lock’ right here. The album will be released on July 21, 2017 via Entertainment One / LifeBlood, Inc. Two more "Ouroboros" tracks can be checked out here (‘Echoes Of Insanity’) and here (‘Dissolving Into Obscurity’). More about SOUL REMNANTS at www.soulremnants.com or www.facebook.com/soulremnants

July 10, 2017

Finnish Death Metallers PURTENANCE will release a new 4-song EP entitled "Paradox Of Existence" on September 12, 2017 via Xtreem Music. The cover artwork was once again created by Chris Moyen who’s done every PURTENANCE cover artwork since their 1992 debut album "Member Of Immortal Damnation". A first advance single can already be checked out here. The complete tracklist of the EP reads as follows: ‘In The End Only Death Will Remain’, ‘Vicious Seeds Of Mortality’, ‘Paradox Of Existence’ and ‘Nekro Orgy’. More about PURTENANCE at www.facebook.com/purtenance

July 08, 2017

Swedish Crust / Death Metallers DRÅP have just released a new video for ‘Ner På Knä’ at this location. The song is taken from their second album "Roten Till Allt Ont" which was released through Xtreem Music in early June 2017. More about DRÅP at www.facebook.com/drapswe

On August 08, 2017 Boris Records will release a remastered vinyl edition of "Blasphemy From Serpent Tongues", the debut full-length from U.S. Black Metallers HELLGOAT. For all additional information check out www.facebook.com/hellgoat-359498710801448

July 07, 2017

Chicago based Death Metallers MORDATORIUM will release their new album "Obsessed With Death" on August 25, 2017. The following tracks will appear on "Obsessed With Death": ‘Rampage’, ‘Obsessed With Death’, ‘Beheaded’, ‘The Culling’, ‘Biting Cold’, ‘Murder Castle’, ‘Overmind’, ‘The Gallows’ and ‘The Butcher’. A promo video for ‘The Culling’ is already available here. The recordings of the album began in the final months of 2016 and it was completed in spring of 2017. The cover artwork and visual design was created by Lauren Gornik Illustration. More about MORDATORIUM at www.facebook.com/mordatorium

Today Hellthrasher Productions will release a digipak CD version of "Feasting On Dark Intentions", the debut EP from Portland’s HANDS OF THIEVES. It was previously released on cassette and vinyl through Transylvanian Tapes and Baneful Genesis. The EP was recorded at Haywire Studios and mastered by Ryan Foster. The artwork was created by Jason Graham and the tracklist reads like this: ‘Wrath Weaver’, ‘Violated At Heart’, ‘Sun Mocker’ and ‘Conduit Of Grief’. A full EP stream is available at this location. For all additional information check out www.facebook.com/hands-of-thieves-1527057844253597

July 06, 2017

Polish Black Metallers BLAZE OF PERDITION will release their new album "Conscious Darkness" on November 03, 2017 via Agonia Records as digipak CD and gatefold LP (on black, white and as a picture LP). The recordings were completed in June and the final mixes and mastering was done at Satanic Audio Studio. The cover artwork was drawn by Karmazid. The following tracks will appear on the album: ‘A Glimpse Of God’, ‘Ashes Remain’, ‘Weight Of The Shadow’ and ‘Detachment Brings Serenity’. More info at www.facebook.com/blazeofperdition

Dutch "Mechanical" Death Metallers INFERUM will release their debut EP "Modern Massacre" on August 18, 2017. Here’s the full tracklist: ‘Modern Massacre’, ‘Blinding Supremacy’, ‘Rotten King’ and ‘Incineration’. A demo of the titletrack can be checked out here. An EP release-show will take place at Patronaat, in Haarlem (NL), where the band supports CRYPTOPSY). More about INFERUM at www.facebook.com/inferumband

July 04, 2017

Berlin / Germany based Crust Black Metallers ANCST have released a video for ‘Broken Oath’ at this location. The song is taken from their latest album "Furnance" which was released on February 19, 2017 on CD and vinyl via Vendetta Records and Yehonala Tapes. ANCST have also announced the release of a new split LP with KING APATHY (formerly known as THRÄNENKIND) through Supreme Chaos Records & Alerta Antifascista Records. It will feature one new song from each band and one cover song. The release date of the split LP is August 25, 2017. More about ANCST at www.facebook.com/angstnoise

Swedish Black Metallers SHINING have just finished the recordings of their tenth studio album "X – Varg Utan Flock" ("Wolf without a Pack"). For all additional information and updates on the release follow SHINING on www.shiningasylum.com or www.facebook.com/shiningofficial

July 01, 2017

Spanish Death Metallers CANKER will release their third album "Earthquake" in September through Xtreem Music. It was originally recorded back in 2005, but never saw the light of day due to various problems. The cover artwork was created by Jose Vives, who already did covers for bands like GOAT WORSHIP, ITNUVETH and RETROFAITH. More about CANKER at www.facebook.com/canker.granada