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ARGUS Signs With CRUZ DEL SUR MUSIC

Cruz Del Sur Music has inked a deal with Pennsylvania's ARGUS for the release of the band's new album, entitled "Boldly Strides The Doomed". ARGUS was formed in 2007 and features Bruce Balich of PENANCE fame on vocals. They released their self-titled debut album on Shadow Kingdom Records in 2009, which was greeted warmly by ...

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Witchsorrow - WITCHSORROW

Released appropriately enough on Rise Above Records in Europe earlier this year, WITCHSORROW's self-titled debut now sees release this month in North America via Metal Blade Records. Knowing bare boned, traditional doom metal when they hear it (YOB anyone?), the label surely didn't make the decision to unleash the UK act's long-player (literally) for its ...

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CEPHALIC CARNAGE: Graphic 'Ohrwurm' Video Released

"Ohrwurm", the new album from Denver, Colorado-based technical death/grind metallers CEPHALIC CARNAGE, can be viewed below. The clip was helmed by the Danish production company Siegfried Productions with director Michael Panduro (PSYOPUS, FUCK THE FACTS) and contains graphic content that should not be viewed by persons under 18 years of age. "Ohrwurm" comes off CEPHALIC ...

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ABORYM: 'Psychogrotesque' Artwork Unveiled

Four years after the release of the critically acclaimed "Generator" album, Italian/Norwegian electro/post black metallers ABORYM are back with their fifth CD. Set for a November 8 European release (November 23 in the U.S.) via Season Of Mist, the new full-length is entitled "Psychogrotesque" and is composed of a single song written by the band's ...

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CEPHALIC CARNAGE: 'Misled By Certainty' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Misled By Certainty", the new album from Denver, Colorado-based technical death/grind metallers CEPHALIC CARNAGE, sold around 1,300 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 24 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as ...

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CEPHALIC CARNAGE: Footage From The Studio Posted Online

The first in a four-part series of webisodes featuring footage from the recording sessions for "Misled By Certainty", the new album from Denver, Colorado-based technical death/grind metallers CEPHALIC CARNAGE, can be viewed below. Released on August 31 via Relapse Records, the follow-up to 2007's "Xenosapien" was recorded at Flatline Audio studios with longtime engineer/producer Dave ...

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ABORYM: More 'Psychogrotesque' Details Revealed

Four years after the release of the critically acclaimed "Generator" album, Italian/Norwegian electro/post black metallers ABORYM are back with their fifth CD. Set for a November 8 European release (November 23 in the U.S.) via Season Of Mist, the new full-length is entitled "Psychogrotesque" and is composed of a single song written by the band's ...

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ARGUS To Enter Studio In The Fall

ARGUS, the Pennsylvania-based metal band featuring former PENANCE vocalist Brian "Butch" Balich, has set "Boldly Stride The Doomed", as the title of its second album, tentatively due in early 2011. The CD will be recorded in the fall with Dave Watson at Soundscape studios. Songtitles set to appear on the effort include "A Curse On ...

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CEPHALIC CARNAGE: New Song Available For Streaming

"Abraxas Of Filth", a brand new song from Denver, Colorado-based technical death/grind metallers CEPHALIC CARNAGE, is available for streaming on he band's MySpace page. The track includes a guest appearance by Ross Dolan of IMMOLATION on backing vocals. "Abraxas Of Filth" comes off CEPHALIC CARNAGE's new album, "Misled By Certainty", which is scheduled ...

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GODHATE: New Video Released

"Godhate", the brand new video from Swedish death metallers GODHATE, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's new album, "Equal In The Eyes Of Death", which was released in January via Metal Age Productions. Commented GODHATE guitarist/vocalist Tony Freed: "This is the first video I made for GODHATE and it was intended ...

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MURDER THERAPY: 'The Scourge' Video Available

"The Scourge", the new video from Bologna, Italy-based death metallers MURDER THERAPY, can be viewed below. The clip was filmed by Davide Cilloni of Eklipse Design. The song comes off the band's full-length debut, "Symmetry Of Delirium", which was released in September 2009 via the Netherlands-based label Deity Down Records. The CD was recorded at ...

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HOUR OF PENANCE: Audio Samples Of Entire New Album Available

Italian death metallers HOUR OF PENANCE will release their fourth album, "Paradogma", on March 30 via Unique Leader Records. The CD cover art was created by Gyula Havancsàk, who has previously worked with such acts as ANNIHILATOR and DESTRUCTION. "Paradogma" was recorded at 16th Cellar studios in Rome with producer Stefano Morabito and was mastered ...

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GODHATE: 'Equal In The Eyes Of Death' Trailer Available

A short video trailer for "Equal In The Eyes Of Death", the new album from Swedish death metallers GODHATE, can be viewed below. The CD was released in January via Metal Age Productions. GODHATE guitarist/vocalist Tony Freed previously stated about the band's new album, "It sounds very harsh and raw but still with a very ...

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FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE: 'Mafia' Cover Artwork, Release Date Revealed

Rome, Italy-based death metal band FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE has completed work on a new EP entitled "Mafia" at 16th Cellar Studios in the group's hometown with producer Stefano "Saul" Morabito. The CD will be released on June 8 via Willowtip Records. Commented bassist/vocalist Paolo Rossi: "The album focuses on the connection between racketeering and illness. It's ...

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NEGURA BUNGET, WORMROT, THE WAY OF PURITY Confirmed For U.K.'s DEATHFEST - THE SECOND COMING

Romanian black metallers NEGURA BUNGET, Singapore grind trio WORMROT and THE WAY OF PURITY have been confirmed for "Deathfest - The Second Coming", set to take place Sunday, May 2 at Leeds University Union in Leeds, England. Festival director Gavin McInally said: "After the disappointment of NEGURA BUNGET having to pull out of Damnation Festival ...

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HOUR OF PENANCE: Another New Song Available For Streaming

Italian death metallers HOUR OF PENANCE will release their fourth album, "Paradogma", on March 30 via Unique Leader Records. The CD cover art was created by Gyula Havancsàk, who has previously worked with such acts as ANNIHILATOR and DESTRUCTION. "Paradogma" was recorded at 16th Cellar studios in Rome with producer Stefano Morabito and was mastered ...

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HOUR OF PENANCE: New Album Details Revealed

Italian death metallers HOUR OF PENANCE will release their fourth album, "Paradogma", on March 30 via Unique Leader Records. The CD cover art was created by Gyula Havancsàk, who has previously worked with such acts as ANNIHILATOR and DESTRUCTION. "Paradogma" was recorded at 16th Cellar studios in Rome with producer Stefano Morabito and was mastered ...

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MAN MUST DIE Replaces NOX At Holland's NEUROTIC DEATHFEST

MAN MUST DIE has replaced NOX on the billing of this year's edition of the Neurotic Deathfest, set to take place April 30 - May 1, 2010 at 013 in Tilburg, Holland. The following bands are scheduled to appear at the event: ABORTED ABYSMAL TORMENT ANNOTATIONS OF AN AUTOPSY ANTIGAMA AS YOU DROWN BEHEADED BENEATH ...

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ARKAIK: New Song Posted Online

Riverside, California-based technical/progressive death metallers ARKAIK have posted a new song, "The Divine Manifestation", on their MySpace page. The track comes off the band's forthcoming debut album, "Reflections Within Dissonance", which is scheduled for release on January 26 via Unique Leader Records. The CD was mixed by Samur Khouja at Seahorse Sound Studios ...

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BENEDICTION, MALIGNANCY Confirmed For NEUROTIC DEATHFEST

BENEDICTION and MALIGNANCY are the last two bands to be confirmed for this year's edition of the Neurotic Deathfest, set to take place April 30 - May 1, 2010 at 013 in Tilburg, Holland. The festival billing is now as follows: ABORTED ABYSMAL TORMENT ANNOTATIONS OF AN AUTOPSY ANTIGAMA AS YOU DROWN BEHEADED BENEATH THE ...

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FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE To Record New EP

Rome, Italy-based death metal band FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE will enter 16th Cellar Studios in the group's hometown this week to record a new EP entitled "Mafia". Commented bassist/vocalist Paolo Rossi: "We can't wait to spread this new material around. These new songs sond more epic than ever, faster and violent as well. So get ready for ...

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HOUR OF PENANCE: New Album Title, Release Date Revealed

Italian death metallers HOUR OF PENANCE have set "Paradogma" as title of their fourth album, due on March 2 via Unique Leader Records. The CD cover art is being created by Gyula Havancsàk, who has previously worked with such acts as ANNIHILATOR and DESTRUCTION. "Paradogma" was recorded at 16th Cellar studios in Rome with producer ...

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Hymns of Blood and Thunder - THE GATES OF SLUMBER

The first two tracks on "Hymns of Blood and Thunder" are flat-out retro metal classics! "Chaos Calling" and "Death Dealer" unearth that musty 1983 moldy-denim funk and oil the creaking leathers of the likes of CIRITH UNGOL and OMEN, but mostly they gallop forth with "Heaven and Hell"-era Iommi riffage and plaintive, melodic vocals. Their ...

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PESTILENCE Confirmed For NEUROTIC DEATHFEST

Resurrected late '80s/early '90s death metal outfit PESTILENCE has been confirmed for next year's edition of the Neurotic Deathfest, set to take place April 30 - May 1, 2010 at 013 in Tilburg, Holland. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ABORTED ABYSMAL TORMENT ANNOTATIONS OF AN AUTOPSY ANTIGAMA AS YOU DROWN BEHEADED BENEATH ...

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GODHATE: New Album Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Swedish death metallers GODHATE have revealed the cover artwork and track listing for their new album, "Equal In The Eyes Of Death", which will be released this month via Metal Age Productions. "Equal In The Eyes Of Death" track listing: 01. John 3:18 02. Godhate 03. Penance For The Wicked 04. In Praise Of Sin ...

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