After releasing his Songs Of Flesh (Part I) 7 EP in early 2012, inexhaustible Swedish maniac Rogga Johansson (Paganizer, Ribspreader, Demiurg, The Grotesquery, Bone Gnawer, Revolting and so on...) strikes back with the debut album of his most recent project: MEGASCAVENGER.
Out now via Selfmadegod Records, Descent Of Yuggoth consists of nine Swedish-style death metal songs that will definitely appeal to all fans of Rogga's music and Scandinavian metal in general. More than that, with MEGASCAVENGER Johansson spews out his death metal dreams by recruiting the talents of some legendary death metal figureheads including guest vocals by Dan Swano (Edge Of Sanity, Bloodbath), Marc Grewe (Morgoth, Insidious Disease), Jörgen Sandström (ex-Grave, Krux, Torture Division) and Paul Speckmann (Master, Death Strike, Abomination) as well as guest solos by Patrick Mameli (Pestilence), Jonas Lindblood (Puteraeon), Eric Daniels (ex-Asphyx, Soulburn).
REGARDE LES HOMMES TOMBER will release their first album on LADLO Productions. A mix of black metal and sludge for a gloomy ambience. For fans of Amenra, Secrets Of The Moon, Neurosis... Exclusive limited LP edition will be available.
WAY TO END new album coming on March 30th. Following "Desecrated Internal Journey", considered by many as a breakthrough in avantgarde black metal, the new album pushes even more forward! Complex music, tortured melodies enhanced by a great variety of voices, a strange feeling of not knowing what's coming next, an uneasiness that won't leave you, even after the last note has been played.
PENSEES NOCTURNES new album coming on March 30th. Following the breathtaking Grotesque and the phantom Ceci est de la musique, Nom dune pipe ventures even further: black metal, reggae, tango, musette and many more, everything mixed together! Exclusive limited digipack edition and reedition of the first album Vacuum.
Murder 101, the second full-length from Virginia based mutilators, UNBURIED, is out this week via the blastmasters at Polands Selfmadegod Records.
Birthed from Hell in the year 1994 by Matt Pike-the main songwriter/lyricist for the band, the UNBURIED lineup is rounded out by Mark Riddick (Fetid Zombie, Macabra, Grave Wax) and Brian Forman (Fetid Zombie, Grave Wax). Hemorrhaging with eleven tracks the vile trios gore-filled, zombie apocalypse-ready death metal mayhem, including nine original tracks as well as covers of GG Allins Witchburner and Integritys Abraxas Annihilation, Murder 101 is indisputably the most potent UNBURIED output to date. The albums cover art and layout was crafted by none other than Mark Riddick himself, so gore/grind fans should know what to expect.
Recently, Italian thrash metallers Ultra-Violence have entered in the studio to begin recording their new full-lengthalbum, "Privilege To Overcome". The first webisode featuring behind-the-scenes from the sessions can be seen below. Thefull-length will be released via Punishment 18 Records.
"New Dynamic" is the title of the first new track we want to present off the forthcoming new album "Beyond" by Finnish melodic Death Metal stalwarts OMNIUM GATHERUM, which is set to be released in Europe on February 25th and in North America on March 5th.
Having recently signed with Polands grind/metal purveyors Selfmadegod Records, Illinois-based death metal horde TERMINATE has completed the recording of its debut album and today lash out at the public with the first dose of brutality harnessed in the studio.
Now locked down for release on February 18th, "Ascending To Red Heavens" was recorded in September at The Basement by Tim Pearson, and mixed/mastered Tim Pearson at Do or Die Studio, viciously capturing nine tracks of TERMINATEs fatal death metal attack. The cover illustration was completed by Raul Gonzalez (Master, Morbus Chron, etc.) and is viewable along with a stream of the albums fourth song, "Rotten Dead Mass," via Selfmadegod Records official Bandcamp site.
Consisting of veterans of the Chicago metal scene as well as the New York metal scene, the band has quickly made a name for itself, catching the attention of not only within their home city of Chicago, but also a core of underground fans across the world. Taking influences from death metal stalwarts Bolt Thrower and Autopsy, while maintaining a melodic sensibility akin to Swedish greats Dismember and Entombed is what defines the TERMINATE sound.
Stay tuned for live updates and more TERMINATE announcements over the coming months.
After 18 years, one EP and five full-length albums which have placed CREST OF DARKNESS firmly at the top of the Extreme Metal genre, the Norwegian masters are back with their most complete, extreme and intense release so far. The ten-track album, titled "In the Presence of Death", is the bands sixth full-length release and amply demonstrates that CREST OF DARKNESS are masters of the genre both in terms of writing and musicianship. It is, in fact, an album that has been described by many as the very essence of Extreme Metal.
Track listing for "In the Presence of Death", which is set for release on My Kingdom Music on the 25th February is as follows:
GORELUST signs with PRC MUSIC for their second album!
It is now official, PRC MUSIC,The label based in the Bas St-Laurent region of the province of Quebec, will be releasing GORELUST's second album in 2013.
The infamous Rimouski-based powerhouse, featuring orinal members Martin Fournier on guitar, Pascal Chevrier on Bass, Jean Beaulieu on vocals and drummer extraordinaire Francis Marmen, will be recording its second album for a late fall 2013 release.
PRC MUSIC is responsible for the re-issue of the long out of print debut "Reign of Lunacy" that was released on december 4t 2012, which was very well recieved in Spain, in Canada and specially in the USA.
PRC MUSIC owner Remi Cote has this to say about the reformation and upcoming album: "I am happy, very happy, to see the band is reuniting and will give it another run... I am stoked thinking I will see them live on stage again before I die! And it is great to see the guys are still metal fans... we are not getting any younger, but the flame is still burning strong enough to keep churning out great fucking metal! 2013 will be a great year for us as a label, and for all of us as metal fans... GORELUST is back! And it's awesome!"
SICKNESS - Death/Gore/Grind band from Johor Bahru. Also known as a Gore/Grind master since 1995. Sickness since the beginning wrote songs about the nasty side of medical mishaps and violent gore facts. Their upcoming debut full length album will show us how to make a good blend in between Carcass and old Suffocation.
Sickness "Necrosymphonies Of Necropsy" CD will be out soon on 1/2/2013
The sympho black metallers RIUL DOAMNEI have released an official video to encompass their new digital EP, A Christmas Carol. Based on Charles Dickens' classic novel and featuring iconic singer CADAVERIA, the new Orchestral Metal Opera in eleven movements makes Christmas ghosts linger on indefinitely into the New Year.
Austrias Melodic Death Veterans THE MORPHEAN welcome the year 2013 with a real blast. "Crossroad" symbols a change in the eight years of band history with many heights but also depths. The single comes along with a video made by Stefan Lenz (Godhatecode, Zombie Inc, Mosfet) and a remix version. From now on The Morphean start the record mode for the upcoming album.
California's Tech Death Metal giants Deeds of Flesh have released an advanced track entitled: "Rise of the Virvum Juggernaut" - off their upcoming 2013 release: "Portals to Canaan".
Founding member Erik Lindmark states: "We are very excited to get this release out there among the masses. The album combines new and old elements of the band and we think the fans will really enjoy it. Zack from Castle Ultimate has done a great job in putting the final touches to the production and "Portals to Canaan" is most definitely our best production to date. The new members, Craig Peters (lead guitar) & Ivan Munguia (bass) fit the band perfectly & really did a great job on the release. All in all we are extremely pleased with the final product and believe the fans will be stoked."
Check out "Rise of the Virvum Juggernaut" on Unique Leader's YouTube channel.