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October 18, 2017

"Nefarious Seed Grows To Bring Forth Supremacy Of The Beast", the third full length from Polish blackened Death Metallers ANIMA DAMNATA, will be out on November 01, 2017 via Godz Ov War Productions / Malignant Voices on CD, 12" LP and digital download. It was produced by M. (MGLA) and the coverart and additional illustrations were created by Mar.A Artworks. The following tracks will appear on it: 'The Promethean Blood', 'Praise The Fall Of God', 'Uprising Lucifer', 'Through Abomination 'Till Ecstasy', 'I Hail His Name', 'Your Life Is Cursed', 'Numinous Ascension Into A Black Hole', 'His Light Shines Upon Me', 'Blend Into Satan' and 'Void Of The Abyss'. Two of the tracks ('Uprising Lucifer' and 'Through Abomination Till Ecstasy') are available for streaming at the band's Bandcamp site. The album is going to have its exlusive premiere during the Polish leg of the "Abhorrent Desecration Tour 2017" on which ANIMA DAMNATA will be supporting BLACK WITCHERY, POSSESSION and NYOGTHAEBLISZ. For more info check out

October 17, 2017

Mexican Death Metallers MORBID MESSIAH have signed a deal with Memento Mori. Their debut "In The Name Of True Death Metal" (which was self-released in October 2016 on CD) had been re-released as a limited tape edition (100 copies) in April 2017 via Polish Godz Ov War Productions and is sold out already. Memento Mori will release the CD version of the band's debut full-length in late 2018 / early 2019. More about MORBID MESSIAH at

Memento Mori will furthermore release debut full length albums from two Greek Death Metallers PILE OF EXCREMENTS and WAR POSSESSION at the end of October. Both albums are currently streaming in their entirety for the next 2 weeks. You can check out PILE OF EXCREMENTS' "Escatology" over here and WAR POSSESSION's "Doomed To Chaos" here. For pre-order details go to More about both bands at and

The forthcoming self-titled split release from Japanese Grinders RETORTION TERROR and Minnesota's Death / Grinders INVIDIOSUS is now streaming in its entirety at this location. It will be released via Horror Pain Gore Death Productions on October 20, 2017. More information at or

Spanish Death Metallers BIZARRE have recruited vocalist Mark Berserk (APOSENTO) and bassist Kasky Svart (THE LAST OBLATION) to their line-up. The band is currently writing songs for their debut album which will be released sometime in 2018. Until then you can still check out the tracks 'Damp Earth' and 'Fleshless' (both from their debut EP "Inner Necropolis", which was released in March 2016 through Xtreem Music) here and here. More about BIZARRE at

October 13, 2017

Chaos Records have signed Mexican Death / Doom Metallers REX DEFUNCTIS. The band features Carlos Cavazos (guitar, ARGENTUM), Rene Quiroz (bass, CONGENITAL HATE), Ruben Beltran (drums, AVATAR / OSCULUM) and Khabee (vocals, ARGENTUM). Their debut full length was already recorded and mixed at Studio Apex with Alex Guzman and will be released in early 2018. More about REX DEFUNCTIS at

"Execution Of Violence", the new album from Denver, Colorado based Death Metallers BLOODSTRIKE, is streaming in its entirety at this location now. It will be released through Redefining Darkness Records today. A limited cassette edition (100 copies) of the album will be released through Raw Skull Recordz. For more band information check out or

Funeral Doom Metallers APHONIC THRENODY have just released their new full length "Of Loss And Grief" through Terror from Hell Records. The album features guest appearances from musicians involved in ALUNAH, MOURNFUL CONGREGATION, FUNERALIUM, WORSHIP and MY SHAMEFUL. It is available on CD and digitally from More about THRENODY at

Colorado Death Metallers SKINNED have just released an official video for 'We Are The End' right here. The video was filmed / edited by Obscenery Films. It is the first single from the band's upcoming new album "Shadow Syndicate", which was recorded by Dave Otero at Flatline Audio (CATTLE DECAPITATION, CEPHALIC CARNAGE). The following tracks will appear on it: 'Wings Of Virulence', 'As Their Bodies Fall', 'Mental Deconstruction', 'We Are The End', 'Black Rain', 'Shadow Syndicate', 'Hallowed Earth', 'Led To The Trains', 'Angel's Haarp' and 'In The Mist Of Dawn'. For all additional SKINNED information go to or

October 12, 2017

On November 02, 2017 Krucyator Productions will re-release "From Forgotten Worlds", the debut full-length from Vancouver, British Columbia based blackened Death Metallers AUROCH, as a limited cassette edition (100 copies). "From Forgotten Worlds" was previously released on CD via Hellthrasher Productions (2012) and later on vinyl via 20Buckspin (2016). More about AUROCH at

October 11, 2017

After three years in the making author Andreas Hertkorn has finally finished his book / encyclopedia about Death / Black / Grind / Doom vinyl / picture 7"es. On 300+ full-colored full-size pages SEVEN METAL INCHES features images of vinyl, artworks, flyers, etc. and 70 interviews with bands, labels and artists such as VENOM, BEHERIT, DISMEMBER, MANIAC BUTCHER, NAPALM DEATH, ASPHYX, BRUTAL TRUTH, DESASTER, ENTHRONED, IMPETIGO, DIMMU BORGIR, LORD BELIAL, INCANTATION, WATAIN, MAYHEM, NUNSLAUGHTER, ROTTING CHRIST, HELLS HEADBANGERS, SABBAT, ZEMIAL, SADISTIC INTENT, VULCANO, DROWNING THE LIGHT, CENTURY MEDIA, etc. Very limited bundles will include an official DESASTER "Souls Of Infernity" longsleeve / short sleeve. The release of the book (softcover, 120g paper, artwork by Karl Dahmer) is planned for early November 2017 and you can already pre-order a copy here: For all additional info and updates check out

Brazil based Death Metallers NECROBIOTIC will be touring Europe for the very first time in April / May 2018 for 3 weeks. The tour is planned to run from Portual / Spain to Germany and the band is currently looking for promoters that can organize shows for them. Anyone who can help them out should contact them at for all further information.

October 10, 2017

Morbid Skull Records have just re-released "Sin Misericordia", the latest EP from Chile based Thrashers DEKAPITED, on CD (500 copies, 50 die hard copies) and cassette (200 copies). It was originally released on CD by the Chilean label Suicide Records in early June. The tracklist reads like this: 'Intro', 'Aniquilacion Total', 'Mundo Decadente', 'Sin Misericordia', 'Condenado A Morir' and 'Outrootal'. More about DEKAPITED at

Italian Thrashers CRUENTATOR have just released a first track from their upcoming debut full length "Ain' War Hell?" at this location. The album was recorded at Toxic Basement Studios in early 2017 and the cover art was created by Five Miligrams (MORBID SAINT, MASSACRE). The full tracklist reads as follows: 'Evil Is Prowling Around', 'Tyrants Of The Wasteland', 'Barbaric Assault', 'Merciless Extermination', 'The Nightstalker', 'Marching Into A Minefield', 'The Shining Hate' and 'Cluster Terror'. "Ain' War Hell?" will be released on January 10, 2018 via Xtreem Music. More more information check out

October 08, 2017

Lisbon, Portugal based Death Metallers UNDERSAVE are looking for a label to release their second full length album "Sadistic Iterations... Tales Of Mental Rearrangement". It is already recorded and mastered and two of the songs can be checked out here and here.  The full tracklist reads like this: 'Grant Courage To This Man Who Is About To Die', 'Press With Both Hands Hold Your Breath And Collapse', 'Peacefully Floating In Prosperous Abyss', 'He Promised You He'd Be Brief...', 'Hereditary Condemnation Through Immunity' and 'Dead Up High, Persist And Be Smashed'. "Sadistic Iterations... Tales Of Mental Rearrangement" was recorded by Paulo Vieira (THE FIRSTBORN, MIDNIGHT PRIEST, PUSSYVIBES, NAMEK, FILII NIGRANTIUM INFERNALIUM, IRONSWORD) and the artwork and layout was created by Stephen Wilson. More about UNDERSAVE at

October 06, 2017

MORBID ANGEL will release their new album "Kingdoms Disdained" on December 01, 2017 via Silver Lining Music. It will feature the following tracks: 'Piles Of Little Arms', 'D.E.A.D.', 'Garden Of Disain', 'The Righterous Voice', 'Architect And Iconoclast', 'Paradigms Warped', 'The Pillars Crumbling', 'For No Master', 'Declaring New Law (Secret Hell)', 'From The Hand Of Kings' and 'The Fall Of Idols'. 'Piles Of Little Arms' can already be checked out at this location. "Kingdoms Disdained" is MORBID ANGEL's first studio release since the rather controversial "Illud Divinum Insanus" from 2011 and the direct follow-up to the limited vinyl only "Juvenilia" live album that was released exclusively for the Record Store Day in 2015. The current line-up of the band features Trey Azagthoth and Dan Vadim Von on guitars, Steve Tucker on bass / vocals and Scott Fuller on drums. For more MORBID ANGEL info and updates at or

Raw Skull Recordz will release the three SOULBURN album "Feeding On Angels" (1989), "The Suffocating Darkness" (2014) and "Earthless Pagan Spirit" (2016) as limited cassette editions (250 copies each) in early 2018. For more info and pre-order details check out

On November 02, 2017 Krucyator Productions will release AUROCH's "From Forgotten World" and PAROXSIHZEM's self-titled album as cassettes. Both releases will be limited to 100 copies. You can check out full album streams here (AUROCH) and here (PAROXSIHZEM). More band information at and

Babylon Doom Cult Records (in co-operation with Dark Descent Records) will re-release "Nothing But The Whole" from Belgium's EMPTINESS as a limited vinyl edition on October 20, 2017. 200 copies on clear vinyl will be exclusively available through Babylon Doom Cult Records, while Dark Descent Records will carry the regular black vinyl. You can check out the album here. More about EMPTINESS at

October 05, 2017

Ghent, Belgium based Black / Post Metallers WITCH TRAIL will release a new EP entitled "Thole" on October 27, 2017 via Babylon Doom Cult Records (the vinyl edition will follow early next year). An advance track can already be checked out here. The full tracklist reads like this: 'Fever Pulse', 'New Worlds For Old', 'Splendour', 'Unnatural Caresses', 'Thin' and 'Transe'. The EP was recorded in September 2016 and features artwork courtesy of François Van Damme. For more WITCH TRAIL info check out

Spanish Thrashers HOLYCIDE have just released a comic lyric video of the song 'Motörhead' at this location. The track is taken from their album "Annihilate... Then Ask!", which was released in early 2017 via Xtreem Music. More about HOLYCIDE at

October 04, 2017

German Black / Death Metallers THE SPIRIT have just released another song from their upcoming debut album “Sounds From The Vortex“. You can check out 'The Great Mortality' at this location. The other song ('The Clouds Of Damnation') can still be checked out here. The album was recorded, mixed and mastered at Iguana Studios and features an artwork from WÆIK. It will be released on October 13, 2017. More about THE SPIRIT at

October 03, 2017

Reunited Hungarian Black Metallers TORMENTOR will play their first show at the Beyond The Gates festival in Bergen, Norway next year (August 23 - 25, 2018). The band was formed in Budapest back in 1986 and features Attila Csihar on vocals (who joined MAYHEM for the recordings of "De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas"). TORMENTOR's 1987 demo "Seventh Day Of Doom" and 1989 debut album "Anno Domini", that are both considered alltime classics these days, will officially be re-released on black vinyl and eventually on picture disc in late Autumn / Winter 2017. For all further information and regular updates check out

Spanish Thrashers NO AMNESTY will release their debut full length "Psychopathology" on November 14, 2017 through Xtreem Music. It was recorded in early 2017 at Ax Studios. The tracklist reads like this: 'NOTLD', 'Among The Blind', 'Evil Priest', 'The Prophecy', 'Fight Below The Fire', 'Snake Eyes', 'Eternal Night', 'Toxic World' and 'Time To Bleed'. You can already listen to the album closer 'Time To Bleed' right here. More about NO AMNESTY at

Bangladesh based Death Metallers NEKROHOWL have just released their debut EP "Epitome Of Morbid". It is available for streaming (along with an interview) at this location. All tracks were recorded, mixed and mastered at Music Theater and the cover art was created by Grasen Artstyle. For all additional NEKROHOWL information check out

October 02, 2017

DESTRÖYER 666 will kick off their European tour together with BELPHEGOR and ENTHRONED tomorrow (October 03, 2017) at the Club From Hell in Erfurt, Germany. The tour endss at the Szene in Vienna, Austria on October 21, 2017. DESTRÖYER 666 will also appear at the Eindhoven Metal Meeting and De Mortem Et Diabolum on December 15 and 16, 2017. More DESTRÖYER 666 information at

Swedish Death Metallers DEMONICAL will start recording their fifth full-length album next month. It will be released via Agonia Records in early 2018. Here's an official statement from the band: "We're off on the path towards the untrodden might once again. On the 8th of November, we will start to nail down our fifth full-length album, the first one to feature our new vocalist Alexander Högbom and the first recording in years featuring a permanent 5-piece line-up. The sessions will take place at various locations around Sweden and the recording will be mixed and mastered by the award winning producer Karl Daniel Lidén, known from his work with acts such as TERRA TENEBROSA, KATATONIA and CULT OF LUNA. The album will continue the traditional DEMONICAL path with fierce HM-2 driven Swedish Death Metal, however, it will also feature some new elements and streaks we haven’t explored before as well as bringing forth traces from the past. Expect a spring 2018 release through Agonia Records followed by worldwide touring." For all further information and regular updates follow the band at or

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