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February 19, 2019

Chicago’s USURPER have just released another song from their upcoming sixth full-length "Lords Of The Permafrost". You can check out 'Beyond The Walls Of Ice' at this location. A lyric video for the title track is still available here. The album will be released on March 22, 2019 via Soulseller Records. It was recorded and produced between July and August 2018 at Electrical Audio, Chicago by the band and Taylor Hales. The cover artwork was created by Juha Vuorma. The complete tracklist reads as follows: 'Skull Splitter', 'Beyond The Walls Of Ice', 'Lords Of The Permafrost', 'Cemetery Wolf', 'Warlock Moon', 'Gargoyle', 'Black Tide Rising' and 'Mutants Of The Iron Age'. More about USURPER at

Los Angeles, California based old school Doom / Death Metallers DRAGHKAR will release a compilation album entitled "Eternal Abyss" on March 22, 2019 via Horror Pain Gore Death Productions on CD and digitally. It has previously only been available on vinyl or cassette and features all of DRAGHKAR's material to date, plus five new live bonus recordings. You can listen to the track 'Wings Over Malkier' at this location. "Eternal Abyss" features new artwork, a new band logo and a bonus 8" x 10" double-sided full color insert on card stock, containing lyrics, original artwork, credits and more. The following tracks appear on the album: 'Wings Over Malkier', 'Cowering In The Town Of Blinded Eyes', 'World Unraveled', 'Stealing The Keys To Nothingness', 'Traversing The Abyss', 'Swallowed By The Dark', 'Eternal Disintegration (Of The Body And Of The Mind)', 'Fading Into Emptiness', 'Traversing The Abyss' (live), 'Swallowed By The Dark' (live), 'Cowering In The Town Of Blinded Eyes' (live), 'Eternal Disintegration (Of The Body And Of The Mind)' (live) and 'Fading Into Emptiness' (live). For all additional band information visit

February 17, 2019

Italy's 4NOTHYNG have just released a new EP entitled "Pharmakos". It features the following tracks: 'Pharmakos', 'Melas Zomos', 'Kataptron' and 'Blue Walls'. For more information contact the band at or check out

February 16, 2019

Santa Cruz, California based technical Death Metallers DECREPIT BIRTH will re-release their 2010 album "Polarity" on April 26, 2019 worldwide (excluding North America) via Agonia Records. The album will be available for the first time on vinyl as well. It was recorded at Legion Recording Studio (except for the drums which were recorded at Shark Bite Studios), mixed at Castle Ultimate Studios and mastered at West West Side Studios. The artwork was created by Dan Seagrave. The following tracks appear on the album: '(A Departure Of The Sun) Ignite The Tesla Coil', 'Metatron', 'The Resonance', 'Polarity', 'Solar Impulse', 'Mirroring Dimensions', 'A Brief Odyssey In Time', 'The Quickening Of Time', 'Sea Of Memories', 'Symbiosis' and 'Darkness Embrace'. More about DECREPIT BIRTH at

February 15, 2019

Polish Black / Thrashers EMPHERIS will release their new full length "The Return Of Derelict Gods" this Spring through Old Temple. Apart from countless EP- and split - releases it is the band's first album since 2008's "Regain Heaven". More about EMPHERIS at

French / Dutch Black / Death Metallers DUNKELNACHT will release their third album "Empire Ov Mediocracy" on February 28, 2019 via Non Serviam Records (the LP version will be out about a month later). The band recently released the track 'Amongst The Remnants Of Liberty' as the second single from the album. You can listen to it over here. The "Empire Ov Mediocracy" cover art was created by Kévin Leclercq. DUNKELNACHT is currently playing a couple of shows in the UK. For all further information visit

February 14, 2019

"Northernmost", the forthcoming fifth album from Minnesota Doom / Death Metallers COLD COLOURS, is streaming in its entirety at this location now. It was recorded and mixed by drummer Mike Andrie and mastered by Dan Swanö at Sweden's Unisound Studio. The album will be released on February 22, 2019. More about COLD COLOURS at

Salvadorian blackened Thrashers WITCHGÖAT are streaming their debut full length "Egregors Of The Black Faith" in its entirety right here. It has just been released via Morbid Skull Records (CD and cassette) and Hell Productions (CD). For all further WITCHGÖAT info check out

'Outpregnate', the title track of Swiss bestial Black / Death Metallers EGGS OF GOMORRH's upcoming MCD, is available for streaming at this location now. The first single, 'Prayeggrh', can still be streamed here. The MCD will be released on March 18, 2019 via Krucyator Productions. For more EGGS OF GOMORRH information visit

Neil Carter's one-man instrumental Black Metal project 10:13 has just released an official video for 'Misanthropic Delirium' over here. The track is taken from their recently released debut full length "Result Of An Iron Age", which features the following tracks: 'Oathbade', 'The Worst In Me', 'Misanthropic Delirium', 'Deconstructual Integrity', 'In The Black Book Of Death', 'Result Of An Iron Age', 'Son Of Monotony', 'Nashiteric', 'Beyond The Grip Of Humanity', 'A Day Too Late' and 'Conduit Closing…'. More info about 10:13 you will find at

February 13, 2019

Swedish Death / Black Metallers UNANIMATED will re-release their first three studio albums “In The Forest Of The Dreaming Dead” (1993), “Ancient God Of Evil” (1995) and “In The Light Of Darkness” (2009) in Summer 2019 through Century Media Records on CD, LP and digitally. These albums are completely sold out for years and have become highly sought-after releases. “Ancient God of Evil” has never been officially released on vinyl. UNANIMTED’s fourth studio album is planned for a release in Autumn 2019. All further UNANIMATED information you will find at

Swedish Black Metallers SHINING will embark on a full European tour in support of their 10th album "X - Varg Utan Flock" in May. The tour will kick off at the Helvete club in Oberhausen, Germany on May 15, 2019 and ends at the Throne Fest in Kuurne, Belgium on June 09, 2019. Support on all shows comes from Slovenian Black Metallers SRD. For more info and regular updates visit

The third KRYPTS full-length "Cadaver Circulation" will be released via Dark Descent Records on CD, cassette and LP in May 2019. The album features 6 songs and the cover artwork was once again painted by Timo Ketola. More about the Finnish Death Metallers at

Canadian bestial Black / Death Metallers THE BLACK SORCERY have just released the title track of their upcoming second full-length "Wolven Degrade" at this location. The album will be available on CD (Krucyator Productions) and limited LP (100 black copies, Appalachian Noise Records) on March 28, 2019. The artwork was created by Jenglot Hitam. For all additional info visit

February 12, 2019

Dutch old school Death Metallers PUTREFIED CORPSE have been signed by Xtreem Music for the release of their debut full length "Left To Rot", which will be released on March 19, 2019. The band's line-up features ex - members of PHLEBOTOMIZED, ADETAR and DEATH SQUAD. For more PUTREFIED CORPSE info visit

South Carolina based Death Metallers LECHEROUS NOCTURNE will embark on a North American tour together with blackened Death Metallers OLKOTH next month. The tour starts on March 08, 2019 in Spartanburg, South Carolina and ends on March 17, 2019 in Buffalo, New York. For all additional information and regular updates check out

February 11, 2019

Brazil's MYSTIFIER have just released a second track of their new full length "Protogoni Mavri Magiki Dynasteia", which will be released on March 08, 2019 via Season Of Mist. You can listen to 'The Six Towers Of Belial's Path' over here. The full tracklist of the album reads like this: 'Protogoni Mavri Magiki Dynasteia', 'Weighing Heart Ceremony', 'Witching Lycanthropic Moon', 'Akhenaton (Son Mighty Sun)', 'Six Towers Of Belial's Path', 'Demoler Las Torres Del Cielo (En Nombre Del Diablo)', 'Soultrap Sorcery Of Vengeance', '(Introcucione D’la Melodia Mortuoria) Thanatopraxy', 'Al Nakba (666 Days Of War)' and 'Chiesa Dei Bambini Molestati'. For more MYSTIFIER information visit

February 10, 2019

"Morning Will Come No More", the debut full length from Italian old school Death Metallers VALGRIND, has just been released on tape via Nihilistic Holocaust for the very first time. The album was originally released in 2012 on CD, but has been sold out for years. The re-release comes as a pro printed black tape, with colored cover, limited to 300 copies. The track 'Fifth Nightmare' is available for streaming at this location. More about VALGRIND at

New Jersey blackened Death Metallers HATH have just released 'Currents', a track off the band's debut full-length "Of Rot And Ruin", at this location. The album will be released on April 12, 2018 via Willowtip Records. For all additional HATH information visit

”Litanies Of The Plague”, the debut full length of Spanish Black Metallers PESTKRAFT, will be released on digipak CD by Nigredo Records on February 17, 2019. More PESTKRAFT information at

February 08, 2019

New Orleans based Death / Thrashers OPPROBRIUM will release their fifth full-length "The Fallen Entities" on February 22, 2019 via High Roller Records. It is the band's first studio release in 10 years. The following tracks will appear on it: 'Dark Days, Dark Times', 'Creations That Affect', 'Wicked Mysterious Events', 'The Fallen Entities', 'Throughout The Centuries', 'Turmoil Under The Sun', 'In Danger' and 'Obstructive Behaviour'. The title track is already streaming at this location. Another song ('Wicked Mysterious Events') is available here. More about OPPROBRIUM at

US Black Metallers PROFANATICA have been signed by Season Of Mist. A brand new album will be released later this year. The band issued the following statement about the signing: "We are more than happy to be picked up by Season Of Mist and will continue to play unholy Black Metal in the same style as always." All further PROFANATICA information at

Minnesota based Doom / Deathers COLD COLOURS are currently streaming 'Spirit', a track from their forthcoming fifth album "Northernmost", at this location. Another album track ('Nightmare') is available here and a lyric video for the track 'Terminal Winter' can furthermore be checked out here. The album was recorded and mixed by drummer Mike Andrie, and mastered by Dan Swanö at Unisound Studio. It will be released on February 22, 2019. More band info you will find at

February 07, 2019

On March 08, 2019 Irish Death Metallers VIRCOLAC will release their debut full length "Masque" via Sepulchral Voice Records in Europe and Dark Descent Records in the US. The following tracks will appear on it: 'Titan', 'Tether & Wane', 'So I Hang From A Wretched Tree', 'Masque', 'Snake Among Man', 'The Long Trail' and 'End Of A Beginning'. For all further VIRCOLAC information visit

"Remnants", the upcoming compilation from Bay Area based old school Death / Thrashers LACERATION, is streaming in its entirety at this location now. It compiles the "Realms Of The Unconscious" demo from 2010, the tracks from the band's 2013 split with TINNITUS and the "Consuming Reality" EP from 2009. The album will be released through Unspeakable Axe Records tomorrow. More band information at

February 06, 2019

York, Pennsylvania based blackened Punk / Doom / Deathers CULTIC will release their debut album "High Command" on April 05, 2019 via Eleventh Key. A pre-release show will take place on March 01, 2019 at JB Lovedraft's Micro Pub in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. A video for the track 'Forest Of Knives' is already available at this location. The album was recorded at The Golden Castle in 2018 and the cover art was painted by drummer Rebecca Magar (Wailing Wizard Art). A CULTIC split 7" single and cassette with FUNERAL BASTARD will be released some time later in 2019. More band info at

MISERY INDEX have just released a third track from their upcoming album "Rituals Of Power". You can check out 'The Choir Invisible' in form of a lyric video right here. The album will be out on March 08, 2019 via Season of Mist. For all further MISERY INDEX information visit

Spanish Doom / Deathers ONIROPHAGUS will release their second album "Endarkenment (Illumination Through Putrefaction)" through Xtreem Music on February 19, 2019. The following four lengthy tracks (playing time approximately between 10 and 23 minutes each) will be featured on the album: 'Dysthanasia', 'Book Of The Half Men', 'Dark River' and 'Endarkenment'. The cover artwork was created by Ars Moriendee (NEUROSIS, HARAKIRI FOR THE SKY, CONVERGE). For more information and regular updates follow ONIROPHAGUS at

February 05, 2019

"Misconception", the forthcoming debut full length from Chilean old school Thrashers CRITICAL DEFIANCE, is streaming in its entirety at this location now. The album will be released on February 08, 2019 via Unspeakable Axe Records. More about CRITICAL DEFIANCE at

February 02, 2019

"Demoniac Paroxysm", the second album from Mexican Death Metallers MORBID MESSIAH, will be released on vinyl via Unholy Prophecies, limited to 500 copies (350 black and 150 white). The white version will include an A3 poster. You can already pre-order a copy now, the shipping will start around February 18, 2019. The CD version of "Demoniac Paroxysm" was released last year via Memento Mori. For more MORBID MESSIAH information visit

VLTIMAS, the new band of David Vincent (ex - MORBID ANGEL), Rune Blasphemer Eriksen (ex - MAYHEM, AURA NOIR) and Flo Mounier (CRYPTOPSY), will release their debut full length "Something Wicked Marches In" on March 29, 2019 via Season of Mist. A teaser for the song 'Diabolus Est Sanguis' can be found at this location. The full tracklist of the album reads like this: 'Something Wicked Marches In', 'Praevalidus', 'Total Destroy!', 'Monolilith', 'Truth And Consequence', 'Last Ones Alive Win Nothing', 'Everlasting', 'Diabolus Est Sanguis' and 'Marching On'. The album was recorded at Orgone Studios in Woburn, England in May 2018 with producer Jaime Gomez Arellano and the cover artwork was created by Polish artist Zbigniew M. Bielak (GHOST, PARADISE LOST, BÖLZER, ZHRINE). For all additional information check out

February 01, 2019

Swedish Death Metallers GODS FORSAKEN will release their second full-length "Smells Of Death" on April 19, 2019 via Soulseller Records on CD, vinyl and digitally. The following tracks appear on it: 'Smells Of Death', 'They Crawl', 'From The Inside They Came', 'In The Pit We Shall Gather', 'The Process Of Death', 'Dead And Buried', 'The Dead Laughed', 'Birth Of Insanity' and 'The Curse Of Matul'. The cover artwork was created by Patrik Tegnander (Chainsaw Design) and a lyric video for 'From The Inside They Came' is already available here. More about GODS FORSAKEN at

On February 23, 2019 War Arts Productions will re-release the "Rot Prophet" demo from Swiss Black Metallers EGGS OF GOMORRH on cassette tape. The following tracks appear on it: 'Lust Of Murder', 'Goat Inkvizitor', 'Whore Of Sodom', 'Elation Devout', 'Appharkt', 'Leperverted' and 'Rot Prophet'. A full demo stream is available right here. More about EGGS OF GOMORRH at

Israel based Black Metallers DIM AURA will release their sophomore album "The Triumphant Age Of Death" on March 22, 2019 via Saturnal Records. The band is already streaming the third track 'Black Heretic Hate' at this location. The cover art was created by Animvs and the full tracklist reads like this: 'Clockwork Negativism', 'Towards The Plague', 'Black Heretic Hate', 'Blood Boiling Misanthropy', 'Death, Total Death', 'Antinomianism', 'The Triumphant (Age Of Death)', 'The Cruel' and 'Mors Vincit Omnia'. For all further band information visit

Slovakian Death / Black Metal duo CEREMONY OF SILENCE will release their debut album "Outis" through Willowtip Records on digipak CD, LP and digitally on April 05, 2019. You can already check out the track 'Ceremony Of A Thousand Stars' at this location. The album was recorded, mixed and mastered in 2017 by Miroslav Spevák at SPK Audio in Slovakia and the cover art was designed by Svjatogor. The following tracks will appear on it: 'Invocation Of The Silent Eye', 'Ceremony Of A Thousand Stars', 'Trance Of Void', 'Upon The Shores Of Death', 'Black Sea Of Drought', 'Arising Of No Man' and 'Into The Obscure Light'. More CEREMONY OF SILENCE info at

Texas based Black / Death Metallers IMPRECATION will release their new full-length "Damnatio Ad Bestias" on March 22, 2019 via Dark Descent Records. The album track 'Temple Of The Foul Spirit' is already streaming here. The full "Damnatio Ad Bestias" tracklist reads as follows: 'Temple Of The Foul Spirit', 'Morbid Crucifixion', 'Baptized In Satan's Blood', 'Beasts Of The Infernal Void', 'Damnatio Ad Bestias', 'Dagger, Thurible, Altar Of Death', 'The Shepherd And The Flock' and 'Ageless Of None'. For all further IMPRECATION information and regular updates follow the band at

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