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May 12, 2021

Japanese Doom / Deathers ANATOMIA are streaming their upcoming fourth album “Corporeal Torment” in its entirety at this location now. It will be released on May 20, 2021 via Me Saco Un Ojo Records and Dark Descent Records on vinyl LP and CD formats, respectively. You can follow ANATOMIA at www.facebook.com/anatomia-166448756742258

Polish one man Black Metal project LABYRINTH ENTRANCE (featuring Hunger of STILLBORN and HORROR OF NAATU) will release their second full-length “Deplore The Vanity” on May 21, 2021 via Godz Ov War Productions. It was recorded at 666Studio during Winter 2019 / 2020 and engineered, mixed and mastered by Michal Grabowski. The following tracks will be featured on it: ‘Spirituality I’, ‘Absence Of Light Surrounding’, ‘Spirituality II’, ‘Dogma Hexagram’, ‘Spirituality III’, ‘Supreme Rapture’, ‘Paroxysm Of Blakk Kult’, ‘Dissolving Weakness’, ‘Deplore The Vanity’, ‘Presence Of Great Sadness’ and ‘Drowned’. You can already check out ‘Absence Of Light Surrounding’ over here. More LABYRINTH ENTRANCE info you will find at www.facebook.com/labyrinth.entrance

On June 11, 2021 Signal Rex will release “Ancient Spells”, the debut full length from Colombia’s Black Metal one man band ATRIUM, on CD format. The vinyl LP edition will follow a bit later. A full album stream can already be found at this location. For all additional ATRIUM information please visit www.facebook.com/atrium-black-metal-108970347560658

Russian medieval Black Metallers PASSÉISME have just premiered the track ‘Chant For Parade’ over here. It will appear on the band’s debut album “Eminence”, which will be released on June 11, 2021 via Antiq. The previously revealed album track ‘Chant For Harvest’ can still be checked out at this location. More PASSÉISME info is available at www.facebook.com/passeismebm

At the end of July 2021 Memento Mori, in co-operation with Unholy Prophecies and Godz Ov War Productions, will release “Evil Reaping Death”, the debut full length from Florida based old school Death Metallers HEXORCIST. Memento Mori will release the CD version, Unholy Prophecies the vinyl version and Godz Ov War the cassette version. The CD and tape version will be released on July 26, 2021, the vinyl version will follow a bit later. The album was mastered by Loïc Fontaine at Krucyator Studio in France and the cover art was created by Art Militia. The complete tracklist reads as follows: ‘Exulting The Adversary’, ‘Sentry At The Seven Gates’, ‘Unblessing The Reverent’, ‘Proverbs Of Pestilence’, ‘Denouncing The Immaculate’, ‘Evil Reaping Death’, ‘Unrighteous Ceremony’, ‘Accursed Affirmations’, ‘Praising The Most Foul’ and ‘Crucifixion’ (DEVASTATOR cover). The album opener ‘Exulting The Adversary’ can already be streamed right here. More HEXORCIST info you will find at www.facebook.com/hexorcistband

Finnish Death Grinders CADAVERIC INCUBATOR are streaming their second album “Nightmare Necropolis” in its entirety at this location now. It will be released on May 14, 2021 via Hells Headbangers on CD and cassette tape formats. The vinyl LP version will follow later this year. For more band information check out www.facebook.com/cadaveric-incubator-1537299173162374

A full album stream of “Mokvání V Okovech”, the upcoming debut full length from Czech Death Metallers SNĚŤ, can now be found over here. The album will be released on May 14, 2021 via Blood Harvest Records on CD and vinyl LP formats. The cassette edition will be handled by Lycanthropic Chants in Europe and Headsplit Records in the US. The cover art was created by Tomáš Mitura. A video for the album track ‘Folivor’ can be watched at this location. More about SNĚŤ at www.facebook.com/snet6666

On May 21, 2021 Polish Black Metallers ODRAZA will release a new EP via Godz Ov War Productions. It is entitled “Acedia” and will be available as a standard jewel case CD and LP (including bonus track). The material was recorded in co-operation with the museum of Kraków and is a soundtrack of the exhibition “Coexistence”, which is presented at the museum of Podgórze from June 30, 2021 to April 24, 2022. The exhibition deals with effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on society. You can check out a teaser video for the EP at this location. All additional ODRAZA info you will find at www.facebook.com/odrazaofficial

May 11, 2021

Florida Death Metallers KILLING ADDICTION have just released a lyric video for ‘Condemned To Nothingness’ at this location. The song is taken from the band’s upcoming second full-length “Mind Of A New God”, which will be released on CD, 12″ LP, cassette and digital on June 01, 2021 via Xtreem Music. The album’s first single ‘Prophecy Armageddon’ is still available for streaming over here. The complete tracklist reads as follows: ‘Mind Of A New God’, ‘As Utopia Burns’, ‘Prophecy Armageddon’, ‘Destroyer Of Worlds’, ‘Lives Unworthy Of Life’, ‘Dark Realm Atrocity’, ‘Condemned To Nothingness’, ‘The Chaos Older Than Time’ and ‘Altered At Birth’. “Mind Of A New God” was once again recorded at Helton Music Studios, where the band had already recorded their last two releases. The artwork was created by Samuel Araya (CRADLE OF FILTH, ELVENKING, DARK MOOR). For more KILLING ADDICTION information please visit www.facebook.com/killingaddiction

Athens, Greece based Black Metal one man band WINTER ETERNAL has just premiered the track ‘Crown Of Stars’ over here. It will appear on WINTER ETERNAL’s third album “Land Of Darkness”, which will be released on June 04, 2021 via Hells Headbangers. The previously revealed title track ‘Land Of Darkness’ can still be checked out at this location. The following tracks will appear on “Land Of Darkness”: ‘Crossing The Blackest Skies’, ‘Land Of Darkness’, ‘The Illusive Wings Of Death’, ‘Lord Of False Reality’, ‘Crown Of Stars’, ‘Faded To Silence’, ‘Isolation’, ‘Shaped By Grief’ and ‘Dawn Of Flames’ (GATES OF ISHTAR cover). All further WINTER ETERNAL info you will find at www.facebook.com/wintereternalband

Finnish Crossover group FINAL ASSAULT has just released ‘Beerstroyer’ as the second single (and video) from their latest album “III-Return To Moshkinville”. The b-side of the single features a cover of SEPULTURA’s ‘Inner Self’. The video for ‘Beerstroyer’, which was made by the band’s longtime associate Janne Tamminen, can be checked out here. More about FINAL ASSAULT at www.facebook.com/finalassaulthc

May 10, 2021

“Endtime Sermon”, the second album from Finnish Black Metallers MARRAS, will be released on July 09, 2021 via Spread Evil Productions. It will feature the following tracks: ‘Shadows Upon The Sacred Land’, ‘(1st Prophecy) Anointing Of The Sick’, ‘Endtime Sermon’, ‘From The Last Battleground’, ‘Gathered To Rule’, ‘(2nd Prophecy) Last Judgement’, ‘My Cold Grave’, ‘(3rd Prophecy) Pestilence’, ‘As Nights Get Darker’, ‘(4th Prophecy) Viaticum’ and ‘From The Soot Of Goahti’. You can already stream the album opener ‘Shadows Upon The Sacred Land’ over here. All additional MARRAS information you will find at www.facebook.com/marrasblackmetal

Swedish Black Metallers ÅSKOG have just premiered their entire debut full length “Varþnaþer” at this location. It will be released on May 12, 2021 via Grind To Death Records (CD) and Leviaphonic Records (digital). A vinyl and cassette edition will be available via Corrupted Flesh Records on June 25, 2021. More about ÅSKOG at www.facebook.com/askog666

May 08, 2021

On July 02, 2021 Turkish Death Metallers DIABOLIZER will release their debut album “Khalkedonian Death” via Everlasting Spew Records. The band features members from ENGULFED, BURIAL INVOCATION, HYPERDONTIA and DECAYING PURITY. The album track ‘Maelstroms Of Abhorrence’ is already available for streaming over here. More DIABOLIZER info you will find at www.facebook.com/diabolizer

Netherlands based Death Metallers ARSEBREED have just released a guitar playthrough video for ‘Manifest’ at this location. The song is taken from the band’s latest album “Butoh”, which was released last October via Brutal Mind. A full album stream you will find here. More about ARSEBREED at www.facebook.com/arsebreed-155456037799381

Finnland’s blackened Progressive Metallers CRIMSON DIMENSION have just premiered the track ‘Age Of Awakening’ at this location. It will appear on the band’s upcoming self-titled debut album, which will be released on June 04, 2021 via Spread Evil Productions. The previously revealed album track ‘Crimson Dimension’ can still be streamed over here. The complete tracklist of “Crimson Dimension” reads as follows: ‘Crimson Dimension’, ‘Black Mass’, ‘Age Of Awakening’ and ‘Valon Hylkäämä’. For all further information please visit www.facebook.com/crimsondimensionofficial

Bestial War Metal duo CRUCIFIXION RITUAL is currently streaming their debut demo “Gouging The Eyes Of Angelic Purity” at this location. It will be released on May 16, 2021 via Invictus Productions. For all further info and ordering details check out www.invictusproductions.net or www.facebook.com/invictusproductions

Swedish Grinders BIRDFLESH will release a new 13 track EP entitled “All The Miseries” on CD and digitally via Everlasting Spew Records on May 26, 2021 (the vinyl edition will follow later this year). It also features 11 live bonus tracks. You can check out the album tracks ‘Gore Ensemble’ and ‘Pissboy’ at this location. For more BIRDFLESH info please visit www.facebook.com/birdfleshgrind

May 07, 2021

“Mrtvaja”, the debut EP from Balkan based Black Metallers CPMT, will be released on May 28, 2021 via Osmose Productions on 10″ vinyl (plus CD). It will feature the two tracks ‘Mrtvaja Part 1’ and ‘Mrtvaja Part 2’. For more band info or ordering information please visit www.osmoseproductions.com or www.facebook.com/osmose-productions-192865300755575

Toronto based Death Metal duo PERILAXE OCCLUSION will release a new vinyl 12″ EP entitled “Raytraces Of Death” via Blood Harvest Records on August 06, 2021. It will feature the following three tracks: ‘Fracturing The Voronoi’, ‘Incalculable Thresholds’ and ‘Geometric Dismemberment’. You can already check out ‘Incalculable Thresholds’ over here. More PERILAXE OCCLUSION at https://perilaxeocclusion.bandcamp.com

Hells Headbangers will release the third full length from Arizona based Goregrinders FLUIDS, “Not Dark Yet”, on June 04, 2021 on CD format. The vinyl LP version will follow later this year. The album’s full tracklist reads as follows: ‘Genesis Spoiled’, ‘Hope Forgotten’, ‘Empathy Shed’, ‘Dignity Swindled’, ‘Integrity Fabled’, ‘Mercy Gelded’, ‘Honor Tainted’, ‘Trust Bargained’, ‘Life Spent’ and ‘Humanity Reviled’. You can already check out ‘Life Spent’ at this location. For more FLUIDS information check out www.facebook.com/fluids666

Finnish Black Metallers T.O.M.E. have just premiered the track ‘II’ at this location. It is taken from the band’s upcoming debut album “I-III”, which will be released on June 04, 2021 via Spread Evil Productions. The previously revealed ‘I’ can still be streamed over here. For more band info please check out www.spreadevil.net or www.facebook.com/spreadevilproductions

Mammoth Lakes, California based blackened Death Metallers SXUPERION will release their sixth album “Auscultating Astral Monuments” on June 25, 2021 via Bloody Mountain Records on CD, vinyl and digitally. The album’s first single ‘Ophanim Mechanical Drive’ can already be streamed at this location. The complete “Auscultating Astral Monuments” tracklist reads as follows: ‘Astral Silence’, ‘Eyes Of Gangkhar’, ‘Ophanim Mechanical Drive’, ‘Irreverential Cisterns’, ‘The Mote In God’s Eye’, ‘Licentious Arbitrator’, ‘Initiative Reactor’, ‘Philotic Astrogation’ and ‘Forever And Ever’. All further SXUPERION information you will find at www.bloodymountainrecords.com

Dutch Death Metallers BURIED have just released a lyric video for ‘Tornado Of Blood’ over here. The song appears on the band’s debut album “Oculus Rot”, which was released earlier this year via Brutal Mind. BURIED features former members of PYAEMIA. You can follow the band at www.facebook.com/buriedmetal

“Storm Of Satan”, the second full-length of Sweden’s Black Metallers VASSAGO will be released via Nuclear War Now! Productions on August 01, 2021 on vinyl LP and cassette tape formats. It was produced by Andy Laroque (KING DIAMOND), who also contributed lead guitar work. The complete tracklist reads as follows: ‘Darkness Of Satan’, ‘Elite Of Satan’, ‘Evil Of Satan’, ‘Fire Of Satan’, ‘Grind Of Satan’, ‘Mayhem Of Satan’, ‘Metal Of Satan’, ‘Sign Of Satan’, ‘Storm Of Satan’ and ‘War Of Satan’. You can already stream ‘Grind Of Satan’ at this location. More VASSAGO at www.instagram.com/vassago_black_metal

May 06, 2021

Sliedrecht, the Netherlands based brutal old school Death Metallers SEPIROTH will release their third full length “Condemned To Suffer” via Petrichor in June 2021. You can already listen to the band’s new single ‘Destined Between The Eyes’ at this location. More about SEPHIROTH at www.facebook.com/sepirothnl

Belarusian Black Metallers ZMIARCVIELY are streaming their debut demo “Čornaje Połymia” in its entirety at this location now. It was released via Caligari Records today. For ordering information check out www.caligarirecords.com or www.facebook.com/caligarirecords

German Death Metallers CASKET have just premiered a lyric video for ‘The Rope’ over here. The track will be featured on their upcoming new release “Urn”, which will be released on June 04, 2021 via Neckbreaker Records on CD, gatefold vinyl and digitally. The album features the following tracks: ‘Bombing Graves’, ‘The Rope’, ‘Amnesia’, ‘To Separate The Flesh From The Bone’, ‘Final Predicament’, ‘Onwards To Destruction’ (Live), ‘Kill The Red Lamb’ (Live) and ‘Faces Of The Dead’ (Live). The coverart was created by Roberto Toderico. All further CASKET info you will find at www.facebook.com/casketdeath

Calgary, Vancouver based Thrash / Death / Speed Metal project VIDEO NASTY will release their self-titled debut mini album via Petrichor this month. It will be available on CD, LP (180 grams black, neon pink and clear / red merge vinyl) and cassette tape (pink cassette). You can check out the track ‘Castle Freak’ here. More about VIDEO NASTY at www.facebook.com/videonastythrash

On August 01, 2021 Nuclear War Now! Productions will release “Teyacanilitztli Nahualli”, the third demo from Colombia / California based Black Metallers IXTLAHUAC, on vinyl LP format. The following tracks will be featured on it: ‘Huehuecoyotl’, ‘Ixlthaucán De Los Brujos’, ‘Guía Mistico: Xoloitzcuintle’, ‘Nahuallotl (Magia) Negra’, ‘Ritual De Fuego Nuevo’, ‘Xolotl: 4 Puntos Cardinales (Outro)’, ‘Rito Ceremonial En La Zona Negativa’ (ENGENDRO MALÉVOLO cover, bonus track) and ‘Coatlicue Nunca Muere’ (bonus track). A full demo stream is available here. For all additional information please visit www.nwnprod.com or www.facebook.com/nwnprod

May 05, 2021

The self-titled debut album from Norwegian Black Metallers BEYOND MAN will be released on CD and vinyl LP formats via The Sinister Flame on June 21, 2021. The tracklist reads as follows: ‘Intro’, ‘Helel Ben Sahar’, ‘Art Beyond Man’, ‘World Without End’, ‘Ave Usera’ and ‘The World Encircler’. More about BEYOND MAN at www.facebook.com/beyondmanband

Chaos Records will release a self-titled compilation CD from German Death Metallers KRIEGSZITTERN on June 18, 2021. It will feature the band’s “Yellow Cross” LP (2018), the “Stratofortress” EP (2019) and three unreleased live tracks from 2020. A full stream of the album is available over here. More KRIEGSZITTERN at https://kriegszittern.bandcamp.com

Horror Pain Gore Death Productions have signed Massachusetts based Death Metallers EXSANGUINATION. The band’s debut full length “Spectral Hymns” will be released on June 11, 2021 on CD and digitally. The following tracks will appear on it: ‘Martyred’, ‘Mortal Wounds’, ‘Revenant’, ‘Blasphemous’, ‘Lords Without Thrones’, ‘Tombs Of The Blind Dead’, ‘Screwdriver’, ‘Blood Ocean’, ‘Machine Gunner’ and ‘Dominion’. The album was recorded at various studios, including Black Cathedral, Waldron Recordings and God City, under the supervision of Mike McKenzie (THE RED CHORD) and Chris Johnson (DEAFHEAVEN). You can already listen to the track ‘Lords Without Thrones’ at this location. For more information please visit www.horrorpaingoredeath.com

On August 01, 2021 Nuclear War Now! Productions will release the third album from Florida’s blackened Death Metallers GNOSIS, “Omens From The Dead Realm”, on vinyl LP and cassette tape formats. A full album stream is already available here. More about GNOSIS at www.facebook.com/gnosis.fl

On July 30, 2021 Dying Victims Productions will release “The Appearing”, the debut album from German raw Metal Punks KARLOFF, on CD, vinyl LP and cassette tape formats. The following tracks will appear on it: ‘My Misanthropic Kingdom’, ‘The Sound Of Discipline’, ‘Hate Consumer’, ‘Skeleton And Ashes’, ‘Nihilistik Reaction’, ‘Winterlude’, ‘Superior Presence Of Cruelty’, ‘On The Old Ropes’ and ‘A Violent Winter’. The album closer can already be streamed at this location. More band info you will find at www.facebook.com/karloffpunk

Irish Black / Deathers COSCRADH are streaming their new EP “Mesradh Machae (The Heads Of The Men Who Have Been Slaughtered)” in its entirety over here now. It will be released on May 07, 2021 via Invictus Productions on 7″ vinyl format. For all additional COSCRADH info please visit www.facebook.com/coscradh

Belgian Doom / Deathers GATEWAY are streaming their entire comeback EP “Flesh Reborn” at this location now. It will be released on May 07, 2021 via Chaos Records. All further information about GATEWAY is available at www.facebook.com/gatewaydeathdoom

May 04, 2021

On June 14, 2021 Nuclear War Now! Productions will release “Slaughterhouse Tapes”, a compilation of Norwegian Death Metallers PHOBIA, on CD format. The band existed from 1990 to 1991 and featured founding members of ENSLAVED (Grutle Kjellson and Ivar Bjørnson) and THEATRE OF TRAGEDY (Hein Frode Hansen). The compilation includes both PHOBIA 1991 demos “The Last Settlement Of Ragnarok” and “Feverish Convulsions”, plus the three previously unreleased rehearsal tracks ‘When The Jews Return To Zion’, ‘Frame Of Mind’ and ‘Feverish Convulsions’. You can stream ‘Fog Of Uncertainty’, the opener from the debut demo, at this location. For more info and ordering details please visit www.nwnprod.com or www.facebook.com/nwnprod

Canadian Death Metallers DISEMBODIMENT are streaming their upcoming debut EP “Mutated Chaos” in its entirety at this location now. It will be released on May 06, 2021 via Caligari Records on cassette tape format. For more DISEMBODIMENT information please visit www.facebook.com/disembodimentdeath

French Black Metallers ASCÈTE have just premiered the track ‘La Lanterne Du Mort’ over here. It is taken from the band’s upcoming debut full length “Calamites & Les Calamités”, which will be released on May 28, 2021 via Antiq. A previously revealed teaser / edit for the seven-minute track ‘Courroux Du Lébérou’ can still be checked out at this location. The full “Calamites & Les Calamités” tracklist reads as follows: ‘Les Causses S’en Gaussent’, ‘Danse De La Sénescence’, ‘Courroux Du Lébérou’, ‘Sorlodais Huroux’, ‘Héritiers De L’Austérité’, ‘La Lanterne Du Mort’ and ‘Calamites & Les Calamités’. All additional information about ASCÈTE you will find at www.facebook.com/asceteperigordnoir

May 03, 2021

On May 14, 2021 Blood Harvest Records will release a four-way split album with BLOOD SPORE, COAGULATE, SOUL DEVOURMENT and GUTVOID on 12″ vinyl format. The bands will be featured with the following tracks: BLOOD SPORE – ‘Olfactory Cordycipitaceae Ingress’, COAGULATE – ‘Up From The Vats (Coalescence Of Metamorphic Human Flesh Within A Gelatinous Fetal Stew)’, SOUL DEVOURMENT – Veneration Of The Ascended’ and GUTVOID – ‘Murmurations From Twilight Bodies’. You can already stream BLOOD SPORE’s contribution over here. More info about the release you will find at www.facebook.com/bloodharvestrecords

“Ritual Over The Grave”, the debut EP from Chile based Death Metallers HNAGASH, will be released via Personal Records on July 02, 2021 on CD format. The full tracklist reads as follows: ‘UrushDaur Ritual’, ‘Spiritual Death’, ‘Black Arts’, ‘Souls With No Rest’, ‘Eternal Wandering’ and ‘Into The Adimensional Dark Abyss’. You can stream “Ritual Over The Grave” in its entirety at this location. For all additional HNAGASH information check out www.facebook.com/hnagash-109328920805306

May 02, 2021

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil based Death / Thrashers THE FLAME have just released their debut demo “The First Sigh – Demo 2021 a.i.” on cassette via Morbid Ways To Die distro. It will be limited to 100 copies and comes in a white shell. The whole demo can be streamed at the band’s Bandcamp site https://theflameburns.bandcamp.com. More info about THE FLAME you will find at www.facebook.com/theflame666

May 01, 2021

On July 17, 2021 Chaos Records will release a self-titled debut six song mini album from the Seattle / Portland area based blackened Death Metal four-piece HELL STRIKE on CD format. The following tracks will appear on it: ‘Cadaveric Requiem’, ‘Chains Of Frost’, ‘First Born Of Fire’, ‘Morbid Abnormality Of The Ages’, ‘Re-Abortion’ and ‘Transylvanian Funeral’. ‘Morbid Abnormality Of The Ages’ can already be streamed over here. HELL STRIKE’s line-up features members of ASCENDED DEAD, RITUAL NECROMANCY and BLOODSOAKED among others. For more band info please visit www.facebook.com/hell-strike-109014867658956

Portuguese Black Metallers ARMNATT have just premiered the track ‘Dark Moon Rising’ at this location. It will appear on the band’s upcoming third album “Eternal Flame”, which will be released on May 28, 2021 via Signal Rex. The previously revealed album track ‘Darkness Embrace’ can still be checked out over here. The complete “Eternal Flame” tracklist reads as follows: ‘The Ancient Path’, ‘Darkness Embrace’, ‘All In Ruins’, ‘Black Moon’, ‘Magestic Shadows’, ‘Dark Moon Rising’, ‘Eternal Flame’, ‘Immortal Might’, ‘Hordeland’ and ‘What Once Was’. All additional ARMNATT information you will find at www.facebook.com/armnatt