Deus Est Mortuus, the debut full length effort by American Raw Black / Death Metal band KUU is out now through London-based Merdumgiriz Records.
Emerging from the depths of Los Angeles hellish underground, this is a one man Satanic Black Metal project in the most primal form! Travel through the deepest and darkest realms of Hell by immersing yourself in evil, hatred, darkness, and pure blasphemy as the sounds of this terrifying release consumes and devours the world around you. A truly hypnotic and brutal Black Metal release that incorporates elements of ritualistic and torturous ambient as well as bombastic and down-tuned minimalist Black Metal! Definitely a release for fans of VON, ARCHGOAT, BEHERIT, and ABRUPTUM.
As with all his work on Merdumgiriz Records, Emir Toğrul's grand vision, each copy of Deus Est Mortuus CD, Tape, t-shirt and patch will be made by hand in the artisanal style. Emir paints the discs, cuts and inserts the prints for the jewel case and jacket, making all non-machined parts from scratch.
MITHIRDATIC, the new (other) band by and with drummer extraordinaire Kevin Paradis of SVART CROWN (also Melechesh, Agressor, etc.) has just unleashed a new preview video of its debut full-length, "Miserable Miracle" to be unleashed through Kaotoxin on March 11th, 2016
Southern German Black Metallers NARVIK have finished the recordings for their upcoming album "Ascension to Apotheosis". At the moment, the album is in the mix and mastering process. The release is planned for April 2016 via Folter Records.
Acclaimed melodic Doom/Death Metal experts, OCTOBER TIDE, have announced details regarding their forthcoming 5th studio album, titled "Winged Waltz". Set to be released on April 22nd via Agonia Records, the record will feature eight brand new tracks and cover artwork prepared by Albin Högbom.
Nefarious Bengal Black Metal troop BURIAL DUST released their debut ep, "Oshubho Ahobaan" ("Ominous Calling" in English) on February 05, 2016. 27 minutes ep consists of 05 chaotic tracks that manifests sheer blasphemy, death, darkness and Egyptian mythology.
MURASHITA, the new project masterminded by renowned guitarist, producer and engineer Masaki Murashita, have released the first music video from his solo debut EP Inescapable Damnation,Conquer The Foe.
The video was filmed and produced by Matt Zane (Lord Zane Productions) The shoot took place in Los Angeles, CA. It also features the band's touring lineup, bassist Rodney McGlothlin (Voice of Dissent) and drummer Chris Aguirre.
Frontman of Mumbai based band Demonic Resurrection, Demonstealer, has revealed the cover artwork for his sophomore solo album titled 'This Burden Is Mine'. The album features George Kollias taking over the drum duties and playing on all 9 tracks of the album. The artwork has been done by Michal 'Xaay' Loranc who has worked with metal giants like Behemoth, Vader and Nile. He has also done the last 2 Demonic Resurrection album artworks.
Australian thrash/punk misfits KING PARROT have released a tour trailer for their extensive European trek with legendary metallers SOULFLY. The tour kicked off on January 29th in the UK, and will run until March 10th, hitting 17 countries. Full routing is included below. Watch a video invitation from the band at:
TRAGACANTH, one of the best Dutch newcomer Extreme Metal acts, recently signed with Loud Rage Music for the release of their debut full-length album on CD format. The CD is scheduled to be out March 4th..
8 tracks, 44 minutes of Symphonic, Technical, Melodic Black Death Metal strongly recommended to fans of Dimmu Borgir, Carach Angren, Nile, Fleshgod Apocalypse, Hecate Enthroned!
Tragacanth is a black/death metal band with broad symphonic influences. Hailing from the heart of the Netherlands, their songs however tell of ancient Babylonian tales and times.
Composer and lead guitarist Erik Brouwer set everything in motion in 2014 and soon Jasper van Minnen (theNAME) joined on drums. Adrian OQ Neagoe (Negura Bunget) joined on guitar and with Terry Stooker to perform the vocals Tragacanth completed their recording line-up for their debut album, called "Anthology of the East".
An official lyrics video for the track Edimmu is now available for streaming here:
Iconic Norwegian black metallers RAGNAROK have announced album details of their eagerly anticipated eighth studio installment, "Psychopathology". The record is set for release on 25th of March on Agonia Records and is now available to pre-order via the label's webshop. The band that has been active for over twenty years on the metal scene, have completed work on their new album in Endarker Studio (Sweden) with MARDUK's bassist Devo behind the console. Cover artwork made by Marcelo Vasco (Slayer, Machine Head, Dimmu Borgir) and track listing are available below.
Founder and frontman Jontho had this to say about fans can expect from the album: "Your wait will finally come to an end in 2016 when we release "Psychopathology", our eighth full-length album. I can say with absolute certainty that this album will be the best in RAGNAROK's career to date. It is the result of dedication, hard work, and the musical skills of our lineup, and is the next stage in the band's development, both musically and lyrically. "Psychopathology" is about to unleash total chaos upon you as it invites you to dive deeper into the dark recesses of the human mind".