May 09, 2022

“Black Command”, the fourth album from UK based Black Metallers WRITTEN IN TORMENT, will be released on July 04, 2022 via Purity Through Fire on CD. The vinyl edition will follow later this year. Here’s the full tracklist: ‘Anger Road’, ‘Contra Passo’, ‘The Allure Of The Dark’, ‘Mors Ultima’, ‘Black Command’ and ‘Dies Irae’. You can already stream ‘Contra Passo’ over here. The artwork was created by Andrej Bartulović. For all further band info please visit

PRESS OF DARKNESS is a new archive of Metal and Industrial fanzines, mostly dedicated to the years 1990 – 2000 (not strictly limited to that time frame though). You will currently already find 185 pdf-files of international underground fanzines on the site (including the Voices From The Darkside issues 6, 7 and 9). Their goal is to gather more fanzines and keep the collection growing. So, if you were an editor and want your fanzine inlcuded as well, please contact them at You can check out PRESS OF DARKNESS at

“Thrown To The Abyss”, the sophomore album from US blackened Death Metal one man band VØLUS, will be released via Vargheist Records on June 11, 2022. It was written, performed, recorded and mixed by Justin Vølus. The mastering was done by Will Killingsworth at Dead Air Studio. The cover art was created by Dede Suhita. The album’s newest single ‘Black Flame Of Purification’ can already be streamed at this location. A lyric video for ‘Chronoblast Paradox’ is furthermore available over here. The full tracklist reads as follows: ‘Traverse The Arkhanspire’, ‘Immortal Ninth Tribunal’, ‘Antediluvian Watchers’, ‘Chronoblast Paradox’, ‘The Breathing Reflection’, ‘Black Flame Of Purification’, ‘Temporal Pathways’ and ‘Ascendance Incinerated’. More about VØLUS at

On June 24, 2022 Osmose Productions will release “Y.A.HW.E.H”, the sixth album from French Black Metallers HATS BARN, on CD format. The vinyl LP version will follow later this year. The following tracks will appear on it: ‘Opening – Ten Psalms Of Death And Khaos’, ‘BAAL-ZEBUB’, ‘Y.H.W.H’, ‘In Nomine Leprosy’, ‘Under The Pillars Of Daath’, ‘Total Death Kult’, ‘L’Enfant Doit Mourir’, ‘Walpurgis Of Seth’, ‘Absence Of Faith’, ‘Que Le Sang Coule Dans Les Fleuves’ and ‘The Man Returns To Dust’. For all additional HATS BARN info please visit

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