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Avow - PORTAL

Death metal, as with many other metal sub-genres, is built upon a foundation of a variety of substrata. It can be tech death, slam, blackened death metal and much, much more. DEAD CONGREGATION and GRAVE MIASMA have been leading figures of the darker side of death metal since the turn of the millennium. But any ...

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Of Truth And Sacrifice - Heaven Shall Burn

When you consider how resolutely HEAVEN SHALL BURN have stuck to their brutal metalcore guns over the years, approaching the German band's extravagant, double-album return could easily fill you with a sense of trepidation. As much as veteran bands have earned the right to be as indulgent and adventurous as they see fit, facing 100 ...

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MARK MORTON Says In-Progress LAMB OF GOD Music Is 'Exciting' and 'Fresh': 'It's Got An Awesome Energy To It'

LAMB OF GOD guitarist Mark Morton recently spoke with Carl O'Rourke of Metal Wani about his debut solo album, "Anesthetic". The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by Metal Wani and BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the fact that "Anesthetic" showcases different sides of his musical personality than his work with LAMB ...

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DEICIDE: Making Of 'Defying The Sacred' Video

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making "Defying The Sacred", the new video from Florida death metal veterans DEICIDE, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's long-awaited new album, "Overtures Of Blasphemy", which was released on September 14 via Century Media. The follow-up to 2013's "In The Minds Of Evil" was produced by ...

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Listen To New TERRORIZER Song 'Caustic Attack'

"Caustic Attack", a new song from American grindcore icons TERRORIZER, can be streamed below. The track is the title cut of band's long-anticipated new full-length, which will be released on October 12 via The End Records. Produced by Jason Suecof (DEICIDE, ALL THAT REMAINS, KATAKLYSM, BATTLECROSS) at Audiohammer Studios in Sanford, Florida and featuring the ...

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The Passage of Existence - Monstrosity

While MONSTROSITY hasn't attained the status and commercial success of some of its Florida death metal brethren, a case can be made that they deserve it. For many, the band's name comes up anecdotally as the band formerly fronted by CANNIBAL CORPSE's Corpsegrinder. His previous involvement can't be overstated. He was a founding member, and ...

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DEICIDE: 'Defying The Sacred' Video

"Defying The Sacred", the new video from Florida death metal veterans DEICIDE, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's long-awaited new album, "Overtures Of Blasphemy", which was released on September 14 via Century Media. The follow-up to 2013's "In The Minds Of Evil" was produced by Jason Suecof (THE BLACK DAHLIA ...

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Listen To New MONSTROSITY Song 'Radiated'

Florida death metallers MONSTROSITY will release their first studio album in 11 years, "The Passage Of Existence", on September 7 via Metal Blade Records. The disc's third single, "Radiated", can be streamed below. Drummer Lee Harrison recorded his drum tracks at Audiohammer Studios in Sanford, Florida with veteran metal producer Jason Suecof. A week was ...

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Listen To New TERRORIZER Song 'Invasion'

"Invasion", a new song from American grindcore icons TERRORIZER, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's long-anticipated new full-length, "Caustic Attack", which will be released on October 12 via The End Records. Produced by Jason Suecof (DEICIDE, ALL THAT REMAINS, KATAKLYSM, BATTLECROSS) at Audiohammer Studios in Sanford, Florida and featuring the ...

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Ex-MORBID ANGEL Drummer PETE SANDOVAL: 'I Believe In God. I Believe That He's My Helper'

Drumtalk, the video podcast by German drummer and videographer Philipp Koch, conducted an interview with former MORBID ANGEL and current TERRORIZER drummer Pedro "Pete" Sandoval and MONSTROSITY drummer and TERRORIZER guitaristLee Harrison. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what he loves most about drumming: ...

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Listen To New DEICIDE Song 'Seal The Tomb Below'

"Seal The Tomb Below", a brand new song from Florida death metal veterans DEICIDE, has been released via Spotify and can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's long-awaited new album, "Overtures Of Blasphemy", which will be released on September 14 via Century Media. The follow-up to 2013's "In The Minds Of ...

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Listen To New MONSTROSITY Song 'Kingdom Of Fire'

Florida death metallers MONSTROSITY will release their first studio album in 11 years, "The Passage Of Existence", on September 7 via Metal Blade Records. The disc's second single, "Kingdom Of Fire", can be streamed below. Drummer Lee Harrison recorded his drum tracks at Audiohammer Studios in Sanford, Florida with veteran metal producer Jason Suecof. A ...

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TERRORIZER To Release 'Caustic Attack' Album In The Fall

American grindcore icons TERRORIZER, featuring drummer Pete Sandoval, have united with The End Records for the release of their long-anticipated new full-length, "Caustic Attack". Produced by Jason Suecof (DEICIDE, ALL THAT REMAINS, KATAKLYSM, BATTLECROSS) at Audiohammer Studios in Sanford, Florida and featuring the apocalyptic cover art of Timbul Cahyono (ROTTING CORPSE, PYREXIA), the record serves ...

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Listen To New DEICIDE Song 'Excommunicated'

"Excommunicated", a brand new song from Florida death metal veterans DEICIDE, has been released via Spotify and can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's long-awaited new album, "Overtures Of Blasphemy", which will be released on September 14 via Century Media. The follow-up to 2013's "In The Minds Of Evil" was produced ...

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DEICIDE To Release 'Overtures Of Blasphemy' Album In September

Florida death metal veterans DEICIDE will release their long-awaited new album, "Overtures Of Blasphemy", on September 14 via Century Media. The follow-up to 2013's "In The Minds Of Evil" was produced by Jason Suecof (THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, TRIVIUM) at AudioHammer Studios in Sanford, Florida. The cover artwork was created by Zbigniew M. Bielak (GHOST, ...

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MONSTROSITY To Release First Album In 11 Years, 'The Passage Of Existence', In September

Florida death metallers MONSTROSITY will release their first studio album in 11 years, "The Passage Of Existence", on September 7 via Metal Blade Records. The disc's first single, "Cosmic Pandemia", can be streamed below. Drummer Lee Harrison recorded his drum tracks at Audiohammer Studios in Sanford, Florida with veteran metal producer Jason Suecof. A week ...

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Queen of Time - AMORPHIS

Similar to Norway's ENSLAVED, Finnish metal legend AMORPHIS has ridden a long, sometimes strange journey on its search for progression from the ashes of its charred death metal foundations. AMORPHIS has been so daring it's come close to becoming more prog than death metal (delving in pure rock on 2003's "Far from the Sun"), yet ...

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DEATH: Deluxe Anniversary Vinyl Reissues Due In July

Relapse Records has announced three deluxe, anniversary vinyl reissues of DEATH's legendary albums "Leprosy" (30 years), "Individual Thought Patterns" (25 years) and "The Sound Of Perseverance" (20 years). DEATH's anniversary vinyl will be released in stores and online on July 20 and will contain expanded, gatefold packaging and bonus LPs of extra content previously only ...

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KING DIAMOND, Ex-MONSTROSITY Members Join Forces In THE PYRE

THE PYRE is the name of the brand-new band featuring Matt Thompson (KING DIAMOND) on drums, Ben Kuzay (ex-MONSTROSITY, ex-WYKKED WYTCH) on bass, Shaun Schwanke on guitar, Erik O'Reilly on keyboards and Alec Harrah on vocals. The group, which is currently recording its debut album, has just released its eponymously titled first single. The song ...

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Deluxe Vinyl Reissue Of DEATH's 'Individual Thought Patterns' Due In October

Relapse Records has announced the vinyl reissue of DEATH's legendary fifth album, "Individual Thought Patterns". The reissue will be available as a standard single LP and a limited-edition deluxe 2xLP boxset. The deluxe version has been packaged into a limited-edition (500), one-time pressing deluxe vinyl box set containing "Individual Thought Patterns" remastered on the first ...

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DEICIDE Announces May 2017 U.S. Tour Dates

Florida death metal veterans DEICIDE will embark on a short U.S. tour in May. Confirmed dates are as follows: May 19 - Miami, FL - Churchill's Pub May 20 - Panama City, FL - Dungeon Tavern May 21 - Atlanta, GA - The Earl May 22 - Baltimore, MD - Sparta Inn May 23 - ...

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The Serpent Only Lies - CROWBAR

CROWBAR fans have been rejoicing with the recent return of original bassist Todd Strange following a 17-year hiatus. During this time, he focused on domestic life. The timing couldn't be more fitting since "The Serpent Only Lies", the band's eleventh full-length, is more than just a little bit reminiscent of its classic early material. The ...

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DEICIDE Parts Ways With Guitarist JACK OWEN

Florida death metal veterans DEICIDE have parted ways with longtime guitarist Jack Owen and have replaced him with Mark English (MONSTROSITY). One of the founding members of CANNIBAL CORPSE, Owen joined DEICIDE in 2004 and played on the latter band's last four studio albums: "The Stench Of Redemption" (2006), "Till Death Do Us Part" (2008), ...

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