BOLT THROWER is playing half a dozen shows in the USA in May.
Dark Essence will issue …And The Seventh His Soul Detesteth by AETERNUS this month.
MESHUGGAH singer Jens Kidman came down with the flu and missed the February 12th show at Center Stage Theater in Atlanta, Georgia. The band performed anyway.
Greece death metal band IXPAPALOTL has released a seven-track demo called Corpse Republic.
The debut album from Chicago-area death metal TERMINATE, Ascending To Red Heavens, was released in North America through Selfmadegod Records.
GORGUTS has signed a deal with Season Of Mist. A new album is due this year.
Season Of Mist has signed Canada’s NECRONOMICON. The band’s Rise Of The Elder Ones, album will be released on June 10th.
ABACINATE will play at the 2013 Philthadelphia Infest on March 16 to 17th at Gunners Run in Philadelphia.
DAMNATION PLAN will release a new album, The Wakening, on March 12th through Coroner Records. The album was mixed and mastered by Dan Swanö.
Candlelight Records has signed PESTILENCE. The band is working on its next album, which is entitled Obsideo. The album will be produced by PESTILENCE main man Patrick Mameli.
The reunited ETERNAL OATH has picked Ghostlands as the title for its album, which is due in May. The album was recorded at Fear And Loathing studios in Stockholm with producer Jocke Skog.
DIABOLICAL’s Neogenesis album will be released on April 19th. The album was recorded at Necromorbus Studio.
NAILS’ new record Abandon All Life is out next month through Southern Lord. The band is playing several Canadian shows in April.
Japanese band OUTRAGE is at Studio Fredman with producer Fredrik Nordström recording a new album.
AZURE EMOTE, the avant-garde death metal entity envisioned and created by Mike Hrubovcak (MONSTROSITY, VILE, DIVINE RAPTURE, ABRAXAS), will release its second full-length work, The Gravity Of Impermanence, worldwide on April 3rd through Selfmadegod Records.
MEGADETH has picked Super Collider as the title for its next album, which is out in July through MEGADETH’s Dave Mustaine’s new label, Tradecraft. After splitting from Roadrunner Mustaine set up his own imprint obtaining distribution through Universal Music.
Black metal band AOSOTH will release its new album, IV: Arrow In Heart, on April 16th through Agonia Records.
ARCKANUM’s Fenris Kindir will be issued on May 10th.
DARK TRANQUILLITY has parted ways with bassist Daniel Antonsson who will focus on his own musical project. DARK TRANQUILLITY has picked Construct as the title for its next album, which is due on May 27th through Century Media Records. The band is in Dubai this April.
Finland’s DEATHCHAIN will release a new album, Ritual Death Metal, on April 5th through Svart Records.
Comatose Music has signed MORTAL DECAY. The band will enter the studio next month to record its new album. Comatose Music will reissue MORTAL DECAY’s A Gathering Of Human Artifacts album in the spring.
Inspired by KEEL? The original line-up of U.K. thrash metal band XENTRIX has returned. Several spring UK shows are also now booked.
HATEFORM will release its next album, Sanctuary In Abyss, on March 1st through Spinefarm Records.
ANTHRAX has recruited former TESTAMENT and former and current SLAYER drummer Jon Dette for the band’s Australian tour. ANTHRAX drummer Charlie Benante, is “dealing with personal issues right now and can’t leave”. Dette has replaced Dave Lombardo on SLAYER’s Australian tour after the latter was refused financial terms and disclosure by the rest of SLAYER.
After 24 years of death metal VOMITORY has decided 2013 is its last year of life. The band is working on playing shows for the rest of 2013.
IMMOLATION has picked Kingdom Of Conspiracy as the title for its next full-length album. The album will be released on May 14th.
MACHINE HEAD has parted ways with bassist Adam Duce. No reason was offered.
Hells Headbangers has announced May 14th as the release date for GRAVEWÜRM‘s new album, Infernal Minions.