Florida-based death metal veterans MORBID ANGEL entered Mana Recording Studios in St. Petersburg, Florida on June 22 with engineer Erik Rutan (former MORBID ANGEL guitarist and producer for such bands as CANNIBAL CORPSE, MISERY INDEX and GOATWHORE) to begin recording their ninth full-length album. Due late 2010/early 2011 via Season Of Mist, the new CD will be the band's first to be recorded without longtime drummer Pedro "Pete" Sandoval, who recently underwent back surgery for a deteriorating disc problem. Filling in for him on a temporary basis is Tim Yeung, who has previously played with DIVINE HERESY, ALL THAT REMAINS, NILE, HATE ETERNAL and VITAL REMAINS).
The cover artwork for "Invidious Dominion", the forthcoming eleventh
album from Florida-based death metallers MALEVOLENT CREATION, can be
viewed below. The art was created by renowned artist Pär Olofsson (THE
FACELESS, IMMORTAL, ABYSMAL DAWN).
Selfmadegod Records announced the re-issue of the debut Surgical
Disembowelment LP by the cult goregrind band DEAD INFECTION from Poland.
Selfmadegod, also based out of Poland, will release
the vinyl version of this album consisting of 10 classic songs recorded
back in 1993 at PR Studio, Olsztyn, Poland. The line-up for the session
was: Cyjan - drums, Tocha - guitar, Maly - guitar, Kelner - bass,
Surgical Disembowelment was originally
released as a CD/LP in 1993 by the now-defunct Morbid Records from
Germany. The re-issue is strictly limited to 500 gatefold copies, with
100 on red vinyl and 100 on green.
The release date
will be set for early July 2010. You can pre-order the LP now at
A special combo package, including the
record and a shirt, are available exclusively at
Tracklist: 01. Maggots In Your
Flesh 02. Pathological View On The Alimentary
Canal 03. Torsions 04. Undergo An
Operation 05. After Accident 06.
Xenomorph 07. Let Me Vomit 08. Spattered
Birth 09. Start Human Slaughter 10. Deformed
An official album release date for "Into The Crypts Of Blasphemy" will be announced soon.
Tracklist: 01. Eternal Darkness 02. Torn From The Grave 03. Dreaming In Dead 04. Stench Of Flesh 05. Where Death Will Increase 06. Sacrificial Torment 07. Night Of The Undead 08. Morbid Death 09. The Pestilence
Swedish technical death metallers SPAWN OF POSSESSION have posted a rough pre-production version of a new song on their MySpace page. (Click on top song in player.)
Regarding the progress of the songwriting sessions for SPAWN OF POSSESSION's next album, Bryssling states, "Eight songs are now complete, so there are four songs left to finish up, and the songwriting process has been quite good lately.
Greek thrashers SUICIDAL ANGELS have finished recording their new album with producer R.D. Liapakis and engineer C. Schmid at Prophecy and Music Factory studios. A tentative November release is expected.
SUICIDAL ANGELS' last album, "Sanctify The Darkness", was released in November via Nuclear Blast Records.
"The Darkest Day Of Man", the new video from Knoxville, Tennessee death metallers WHITECHAPEL, scan be viewed below. The clip was filmed in April by famed metal video director David Brodsky of MyGoodEye.
"The Darkest Day of Man" comes off WHITECHAPEL's third album, "A New Era Of Corruption".
Austrian blackened death metal outfit BELPHEGOR will enter Abyss Studios in Pärbly, Sweden on June 19 with producer Peter Tägtgren (IMMORTAL, CELTIC FROST, HYPOCRISY, DIMMU BORGIR) to begin recording the band's as-yet-untitled new album for an early 2011 release via Nuclear Blast Records.
Canadian death metallers KATAKLYSM will release their new album, "Heaven's Venom", on August 24 (one day earlier internationally) via Nuclear Blast Records.
Tracklist: 01. A Soulless God 02. Determined (Vows Of Vengeance) 03. Faith Made Of Shrapnel 04. Push The Venom 05. Hail The Renegade 06. As The Walls Collapse 07. Numb & Intoxicated 08. At The Edge Of The World 09. Suicide River 10. Blind Savior
Italian death metal band FAUST announced PICTURE DISC release of their first album "From Glory To Infinity" by Negativity Records on July 1st, 2010. This will be a limited edition of 666 copies with exclusive artwork, after the CD (released on 9/9/9) and the DIGIPACK format (released on 10/31/2009).