Swedish black metallers MARDUK are putting the finishing touches on their 12th studio album, "Serpent Sermon", for a late spring release.According to a press release, the songs included on "Iron Dawn" differ from the concept that is being created for the next full-length album. Therefore this EP was made available as a special treat for all MARDUK legionaries out there.
German death metallers FRAGMENTS OF UNBECOMING have entered the studio to begin recording their fifth album, tentatively titled "The Art Of Coming Apart", for a 2012 release via Cyclone Empire. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Trapping The Unseen", "Hours Of Suffering" and "Memorial Stone"...
MUNICIPAL WASTE frontman Tony Foresta makes a guest appearance on the new album from PASADENA NAPALM DIVISION, the band featuring members of D.R.I., DEAD HORSE and VERBAL ABUSE. Tony wrote lyrics to, and sang, one song and added backing vocals to many of the other tunes on the CD, which was recorded in Austin, Texas.
The release of the PASADENA NAPALM DIVISION album should coincide with the arrival of the new MUNICIPAL WASTE LP as well as the 30-year anniversary tour of D.R.I. Talk about perfect timing!
Fan-filmed video footage of British/American grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH performing two new songs "Analysis Paralysis" and "Quarantined" on January 27 at the Vortex club in Siegen, Germany can be seen below.
NAPALM DEATH will release its 14th studio album (excluding the cover album "Leaders Not Followers"), "Utilitarian", on February 27 in Europe and February 28 in North America via the band's longtime partner, Century Media Records. The cover artwork (see below) perfectly fits the album's theme and was created by the Danish artist Frode Sylthe, who is also responsible for THE HAUNTED's "rEVOLVEr" artwork.
The producers of the black metal documentary titled "Out Of The Black" have decided to release the long-overdue film for free on the Web in the next four weeks."Out Of The Black" will feature appearances by Simon "Pilgrim Beastarius" Rosén of CRIMSON MOONLIGHT; Grim Vindkall of DOMGÅRD; Dr. Thomas Bossius (black metal expert); Dr. Brain Kirkmeyer (U.S. metal expert); HansFurste of SVARTTJERN; Morbid of DEATH OF DESIRE; former EYES OF NOCTUM frontman Weston Cage, now of DEATH OF DESIRE; Alex Webster, Paul Mazurkiewicz and George "Corpsegrinder" Fisher of CANNIBAL CORPSE; and many more.
Swedish death metallers PUTERAEON have entered RZA Mobile Recording to begin recording their sophomore album, "Cult Cthulhu", for a May release via the German label Cyclone Empire. The 11-song follow-up to last year's "The Esoteric Order" is being tracked with sound engineer Kristian "Risza" Isaksson (EVERGREY, HARDCORE SUPERSTAR, PSYCORE, RECLUSION, NOTRE DAME) and will once again be mixed by KING DIAMOND guitarist Andy La Rocque at his Sonic Train Studios in Varberg, Sweden.
A 10-minute video clip in which the PUTERAEON members answer fan-submitted questions can be seen below. Also included is a pre-production recording of the band's new song "Children Of Dagon".
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Long awaited, the fourth full album of Polish band Pandemonium, titled 'Misanthropy', will have its premiere on 10 March, 2012.
Pagan Records will take care of publication and distribution of the album, released on a standard CD.
Recordings were made by Piotr Tyszkiewicz from Viriam Art Studio, who is also responsible for mixing and mastering of the whole music material. The album features Androniki Skoula (Chaostar) - vocals, who formerly worked with Septic Flesh and Rotting Christ. You will also hear intros and samples carried out by Khorzon (Arkona, Mussorgski).
The graphic design was realised by Paul, vocalist of the band.
01. The Black Forest
02. God Delusion
03. Necro Judas
04. Stones Are Eternal
05. Avant - Garde Underground
06. Everlasting Opposition
07. Only the Dead Will See the End of War
You can listen the promo track "Stones Are Eternal" here:
Polish Death Metal band SPHERE is going to release its second album titled 'Homo Hereticus' on 10th of February this year. The album, limited to 666 copies, will be unleashed upon mankind by Masterful Records.
'Homo Hereticus' was recorded in ZED Studio by Tomek 'Zed' Zalewski in summer 2010.
The artwork has been created by the band's vocalist in cooperation with Kaos who had also worked for Throneum, Christ Agony and Revelation Of Doom.
All samples and intros for 'Homo Hereticus' were recorded by Andy Blakk (Conquest Icon, Empheris) exclusively.
You can check two of the newest tracks from forthcoming album here:
01. Forever Sworn to Blasphemy
02. Godless Profanity
03. Third Scent Carcass
05. Homo Hereticus
06. Holistic Paralysis
07. Psalm to the Dark One
08. Grave's Cold Darkness
09. Vengeance's Core
10. Devils' Reunion
11. Beyond Madness of Gods
Album recording lineup:
Analripper - vocals
Lucas - guitars
Cthulhu - guitars
Th0rn - drums
Burning - bass
The band commented:
'It stems from death metal origin but it's enriched in fresh groovy ideas. 'Homo Hereticus' is a powerful tool blasting minds and souls. It makes a perfect base upon the redemption march.'