Last week, German F.D.A. Records premieres new album of Finnish death metal traditionalists 'Decaying "To Cross The Line'. Like in previous releases, Decaying does not play any compromise about death metal is always be like old albums ; heavy, brutal, catchy and very direct, raw ground, and the lyrics continue to talk about war, destruction and the like of our civilization. On the occasion of the premiere, the label shared the entire new album on bandcamp to listening for metal followers.
Norwegian epic black metal pioneers BORKNAGAR have parted ways with their longtime guitarist Jens F. Ryland. The band says in a statement: "We would like to thank and salute him for all the time we shared on and off stage the past 20 years. The very best of luck with all future endevours!"
BORKNAGAR is working on material for a new studio album, tentatively due in late 2018 or early 2019.
Greek Dark Metal vetearns ROTTING CHRIST will release "Their Greatest Spells" on March 23 via Season Of Mist. This double-CD compilation features a best-of selection approved by frontman Sakis Tolis as well as the new track "I Will Not Serve", which can be streamed below.
Norwegian black metal band Nordjevel has already hit two and a half years. During this time, they made a full album, EP, performed at several major festivals and played a tour of the States. Recently, they announced the enlargement of the line-up by another oarsman. It is Per Valla known from Vredehammer and Allfader. As the team's frontman Doedsadmiral comments: "We are really excited about joining Valje as a member of Nordjevel, his guitar playing skills as well as his compositional skills are well known to everyone and his playing will certainly bring a new dimension to the band. the new album with the musician of this caliber gives a huge kick to our morale and we can not wait for the next stage of our development of our career. "
The Swiss death metalists Requiem woke up from the 7-year lethargy and hit the next, the sixth longest album, which issue will be dealt with by the German FDA Records. The album is entitled "Global Resistance Rising" and contains 10 tracks, which the band recorded and mixed in the Iguana studio with Christoph Brandes, who also mastered the whole record. The album cover below was prepared by Dan Seagrave. The band is said to they are in top shape for years and we can expect very strong, brutal and energetic material.
Another of the premieres planned by Arachnophobia Records on December 22 is the full-time debut of Poznan's UR. "Black Vortex". We would like to remind you that just one year ago, the only band released so far - the "Hail Death" mini-album - appeared under the flag of Arachnophobia. Preorders for "Black Vortex" can be placed in the label store.
German Folter Records informs about signing a deal with Bavarian black metalers Schrat. The third album of the band is to be titled "Alptraumgänger" and its release is scheduled for the end of March 2018.
Dutch extreme metallers PESTILENCE will release their new album, "Hadeon", in March via Hammerheart Records. The new cover artwork for the disc was created by Michal "Xaay" Loranc (BEHEMOTH, NILE, EVOCATION, VADER, NECROPHAGIST), a very talented Polish graphic designer who perfectly turned PESTILENCE mainman Patrick Mameli's visions and concept into art.
The previously released artwork for "Hadeon" was ditched in October amid accusations of plagiarism.
The first single from "Hadeon", a song called "Multi Dimensional", can be streamed below.
Death metal titans JUNGLE ROT will enter the studio on January 5, 2018 to record their tenth full-length album. Tracking will take place at Belle City Sound in Racine, Wisconsin with engineer Chris Djuricic at the helm. Mixing and mastering will be handled by Dan Swanö (DARK FUNERAL, MARDUK), and accompanying the band behind the drums will be past contributor Jesse Beahler. The artwork will once again be created by longtime JUNGLE ROT album cover artist Gyula Havancsak. A spring 2018 release via Victory Records is expected.
Morbid Angels 9th studio album will be released worldwide on Dec 1st on Silver Lining Music and via JVC in Japan, reuniting guitarist and founder Trey Azagthoth with bassist and vocalist Steve Tucker to create this world beating apocalyptic soundtrack.
The album will be available in CD (jewel case and digipack with lenticular cover), 180gms Vinyl in a Gatefold and Digital download...& dont forget you will be receiving the immediate download of Piles of Little Arms when you pre-order.
Italian symphonic death metal titans FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE have parted ways with vocalist/guitarist Tommaso Riccardi. Taking his place is the band's original frontman, drummer Francesco Paoli. David Folchitto (STORMLORD, PROPHILAX) will be taking over on drums, while Fabio Bartoletti (DECEPTIONIST) is stepping in to handle lead guitar duties.
Commented the band: "About a couple of months ago, our singer Tommaso left the band for personal reasons. Our separation wasn't painless, but everybody thought this was the best solution. Therefore, we sat down and tried to figure out all possible scenarios for a band that suddenly loses its frontman.