BELPHEGOR has released a video for the song The Devil’s Son, which is dedicated to violinist Niccolo Paganini (1781-1849).
The Spain-based band THYBREATH has announced dates for the second part of its 2018 tour ‘Where the GodsLIVE!’ The band’s performance at Sala Nazca in Madrid on March 16th with [IN MUTE] will be filmed for an upcoming DVD.
TOTALSELFHATRED has an album called Solitude through Osmose Productions on 27.04.2018. The band plays black metal.
Hungary-based black metallers NEMERE released its debut full-length Vérmezõ through Neverheard Distro on CD and MC on February 22nd.
BLOOD AND BRUTALITY has a demo called Decor Macabre. Drummer Arant founded the band in 2008.
France-based AD HOMINEM has an album called Napalm For All through Osmose Productions.
The Illusion Of Freedom by Brazil-based death metal band GUTTED SOULS is being issued by Envenomed and Narcoleptica labels this month.
Sweden-based pioneering death and black metal band UNANIMATED has signed a three-album worldwide deal with Century Media Records. An album is expected this autumn.
Germany-based black metal band ASCENSION has an album called Under Ether through WTC this month.
Ukraine-based IGNEA has chosen to shoot a video for the song Seytanu Akbar, which is the opening track on the band’s The Sign Of Faith release. The song refers to Islamic terrorism.
Ukraine-based death/doom band POLYNOVE POLE has a demo called On The Edge Of The Abyss.
KALMAH will release an album, called Palo, through Spinefarm in April.
Thrash metal band VOLITION has an album called Visions Of The Onslaught through Brutal Records on the 6th of April.
STRANGLE WIRE’s The Dark Triad album is out through Grindscene Records this month. The Dark Triad is divided into three chapters entitled Narcissism, Psychopathy and Machiavellianism with each strand of insanity being explored.
The group DEATH CHAOS has been preparing for the release of the new demo, Bring Them To Die. In the meantime, guitarist Gabriel Maciel (SOUL CRUSHER, MARK SHAFER and SADSY) has joined the death metal band.
KNELT ROTE’s Alterity album is out through Nuclear War Now! Productions on the 15th of May.
Western Canada’s heavy metal festival Loud As Hell has launched its pre-sale tickets for the 2018 edition, which is being held from August 3rd to 5th in Drumheller, Alberta at the Dinosaur Downs Stampede Grounds. The website is https://www.loudashell.com/tickets.
HEILUNG will re-release its sold-out debut full-length, Ofnir (2015), through Season Of Mist on April 20th, 2018.
Flowing Downward/Avantgarde Music has issued LUMNOS’ Ancient Shadows Of Saturn and COLDAWN’s …In The Dawn.
Horror Pain Gore Death Productions has signed SYNAPSE MISFIRE. The debut Album Losing The War Against The Sands Of Time is out soon. The band is comprised of members from WACO JESUS, HELMSPLITTER, AKASHA and ANGELUST.
UK-based BLOODSHOT DAWN shall tour across Canada this coming April in support of the Reanimation album, which was issued through Hostile Media. The tour will kick off in Quebec City on April 17th and wrap up in Calgary on May 1st. Supporting the band across the country will be Cambridge, Canada’s AEPOCH. BLOODSHOT DAWN’s guitarist Morgan Reid grew up in Canada.
Russia-based death metal combo INFILTRATION has signed a worldwide distribution deal for the Nuclear Strike Warning EP with Wormholedeath.
Denmark-based TAPHOS’ Demo MMXVI and 7″ EP MMXVII CD are re-released by Blood Harvest this April.
KILLING ADDICTION is reissuing its debut Omega Factor through Xtreem Music on March 9th. It was originally also issued on March 9th of 1993.
ADZALAAN’s Into Vermilion Mirrors is out through Invictus/Vrasubatlat on 20.04.2018. The band’s music is described as black/death.
Sweden-based black metallers band DEVOURER has a video for the track Throne Of Agony, which is taken off the band’s Across The Empty Plains album.
Romania-based black/death metal KREPUSKUL has an album called Hybrid through Morning Star Heathens Music Group.
Dedicated to Donald Trump and his CIA? Chile-based thrash metal band STRAIGHT TERROR has a demo called Between The Lies. STRAIGHT TERROR recently released a music video for the song Blind Witness. The band was formed in 2012.
IZEGRIM is issuing a demo entitled Beheaded By Trust on March 23rd. The four tracks were recorded, mixed and mastered at Kohlekeller Studio (ABORTED, BENIGHTED, etc.) in December 2017. The band is still on Listenable, but this is a demo release.
Invictus Productions and Vrasubatlat are releasing SERUM DREG’s debut album, Lustful Vengeance. Invictus will be handling the CD version while Vrasubatlat will be handling the vinyl and cassette versions.
BEHEMOTH will release a live DVD entitled Messe Noire on April 13.
France-based death metal band ALTERED SHADE has picked up new singer Dräk Wyvern (formerly APOKALYPTIC SKY). The band’s former singer Edwin has left the band for personal reasons. The band’s debut album was The Path Of Souls was recorded and mixed by Johnathan Mazzeo and mastered by Chris Donaldson at the Grid Studio in Montreal, Canada.
AYNSOPHAR is a one-woman project. The act has a demo called Abysmal Secrets Of Unknown. The woman claims inspiration from Chuck Schuldiner.
Portugal-based death/black metal band SCARIFICARE has an album called Tilasm through Helldprod Records on the 20th of April.
Calgary, Canada-based WIDOW’S PEAK has a demo called Graceless. The band was founded in 2016. The band is compared to ABORTED.
This Machine Kills Zombies, a new demo by FOUL BODY AUTOPSY, is out next month.
Italy-based THE CLEARING PATH’s Watershed Between Firmament And The Realm Of Hyperborea has been issued by I, Voidhanger Records. The sole member is Gabriele Gramaglia and is also in SUMMIT.
Death/folk solo act MYRKGAND has a cassette release of the self-titled debut album through Czech label Evil Horn Records this month. The album was issued on June 1, 2017 in Europe by Portuguese label Your Poison Records and in Brazil through Nuktemeron Productions. The album features many guest appearances.
ROTTEN SOUND will release an EP, called Suffer To Abuse through Season of Mist this April. The band’s 2016 full-length was called Abuse To Suffer.
Jolly Roger Records is issuing DISTRUZIONE’s Inumana EP next month.
Portugal-based TOXIKULL has returned with an EP called The Nightraiser through Mosher/Firecum Records.
Transcending Records has signed MONSTRANCE, the new band led by Carlo Regadas former guitarist of the Swansong era CARCASS. This group will be recording the Injustice For All EP for Cosmic Key Creations. MONSTRANCE’s first live performance will be on the 20th May at the Eradication Festival in Cardiff, with WOMBBATH, HECATE ENTHRONED, MERCYLESS and others. The band also features Steven Hargraves – rhythm guitar (BALLPEIN), Rich Mumford – bass (GODTHRYMM /ex-MALEDICTION), Rik Simpson – vocals (AUSTERYMN) and Dan Mullins – Drums (BLASPHEMER/ex-MY DYING BRIDE/ex –BAL-SAGOTH).
SHRINE OF THE SERPENT’s Entropic Disillusion is out through Memento Mori on 23.04.2018. The band was formed as TENSPEED WARLOCK in 2008.
XENOBLIGHT’s Procreation demo is out now. The Denmark-based band is described as “Female fronted extreme metal.”
Finland-based BLACK MASS PERVERTOR has a mini-album called Life Beyond The Walls Of Flesh through Blood Harvest on 13.04.2018.
Norway-based SHAKMA has an album called House Of Possession through Duplicate Records. The label has also issued GHOUL CULT’s self-titled album.
On May 11th FLESH HOARDER will issue its first full-length album Homicidal Necrophile through Comatose Music.
Germany-based thrash/death metal band MINDREAPER has completed its next album, which was recorded and produced at StageOne Studio with Andy Claasen. The quartet has signed a deal with Black Sunset for the release of the new album, which will be out this summer.
KZOHH has released 61°45’17″N,59°27’46″E teaser from the upcoming album 26, which will be released soon through Ashen Dominion. The title references the location of a violent death scene.
USA-based CARDIAC ARREST has an album called A Parallel Dimension Of Despair through Memento Mori on 23.04.2018.
Heidens Hart Records will issue BLUTVIAL’s Mysteries Of Earth this month. Tiúval of ISRATHOUM is on drums.
Go Loud Agency has begun working with GORESOERD from Tallinn, Estonia.
Combat Records has signed Bay Area band HATCHET, which will release a new LP called Dying To Exist on June 22, 2018.
DAGGER LUST’s Siege Bondage Adverse To The Godhead is out through Invictus/Vrasubatlat.