The government of Singapore banned WATAIN from performing in that country due to the act’s lyrics. The band is unhappy.
ABBATH will release its new album, entitled Outstrider, through Season Of Mist in May.
Xenokorp has announced the signing of France-based deathrash band MORTUARY. The act will enter Hertz studio (BEHEMOTH, NEPHREN-KA, INSAIN, etc.) in June to record the follow-up to 2016’s studio album, Nothingless Than Nothingness.
Former EXHORDER singer Kyle Thomas and guitarist Marzi Montazeri have a project called HEAVY AS TEXAS. Fat jokes aside, Crunchy Western Records is issuing the band’s debut this month.
Canada-based WEST OF HELL has a new demo called Blood Of The Infidel on April 1st. It is followed by The Infidels Tour across Canada.
NOCTEM is at Millenia Studios in Valencia Spain recording a new album for Art Gates. The band is playing at different festivals in Europe this spring and summer.
ENTRAPMENT’s Imminent Violent Death is out through Dawnbreed Records in May. The Netherlands-based band is compared to DISMEMBER.
POSSESSED will release a first full-length album in over thirty years next month. Revelations Of Oblivion is out through Nuclear Blast in May. The record was mixed and mastered by Peter Tägtgren.
WOUNDS’ Light Eater EP is out through Everlasting Spew Records in April.
BODY HARVEST has signed with Comatose Music and shall issue an album called Parasitic Slavery next month.
Kitchener, Canada-based INVICTA is touring the country in support of Italy-based ULTRA-VIOLENCE in May. Marketing calls it Operation Annihilation.
SUTEKH HEXEN’s Sutekh Hexen album is out through Sentient Ruin Laboratories. Venien (VON) participates with guest vocals.
CREMATORY STENCH’s Grotesque Deformities 12″ MLP is out through Blood Harvest since the 15th of February. The band is based in the USA and was founded in 2014.
OTARGOS has announced Michaël Martin (ex-EXOCRINE and ex-FLESHDOLL) as its new drummer. The band has an album called Xeno Kaos.
Mad With Power Festival in Madison, Wisconsin, USA will take place on August 10th. Bands appearing include NOVAREIGN, WIDOW, TEOCRACY and LORDS OF THE TRIDENT. There will be an appearance by Phillip Ahn, M.D. the actor who played Shang Tsung on Mortal Kombat II.
BLEED SOMEONE DRY’s Unorthodox demo is out now. The band is based in Italy and plays deathcore.
Crawling Chaos shall issue BLYH’s Awake To Emptiness on the 26th of April.
Edmonton-based death metal act PROTOSEQUENCE is touring Canada this June.
PESTILENT DEATH’s Chapters Of Depravity is out through Blood Harvest on 24.05.2019.
SUFFERING HOUR’s Dwell CD/12″ MLP is out through Blood Harvest on the 5th of April. The band is playing several shows in the USA.
Toronto-based SLUDGEHAMMER has a demo called Antechamber on April 12th. The band is playing several shows in central Canada.
DARKTHRONE will release a new album, entitled Old Star, through Peaceville on May 31.
Germany-based black metal band SCHATTENFALL has an album called Melancholie Des Seins through Redefining Darkness Records since 22.03.2019.
AMON AMARTH will release a new album, entitled Berserker, through Metal Blade Records on May3rd. The album was recorded at Sphere Studio.
The Netherlands-based THANATOS has a deal with Listenable Records, which will lead to a 2020 album.
Downfall Records (Sweden) has signed the Norway-based black metal band LIVLÖST for its upcoming debut album of 2019.
ZEPHYRA has released a first single and music video for Fånge I Frihet for its upcoming full-length album Fall.Rise.Conquer.
ENTHRONED’s Cold Black Sun album is out through Season Of Mist on June 7th.
HELLRIPPER’s Black Arts & Alchemy EP is out through Reaper Metal Productions on the 5th of April.
SADISM’s Ethereal Dead Cult album is out through Toxic on 14.05.2019.
Self-cover version band. MACHINE HEAD will issue a re-recorded version of the band’s 1994 album Burn My Eyes later this year. The band has announced a Burn My Eyes 25th-Anniversary European Tour featuring Chris Kontos and Logan Mader.
HELLWITCH has signed with Listenable Records. An album is expected this year.
DEATH ANGEL will release its full-length album Humanicide through Nuclear Blast Records on 31.05.2019.
NOCTURNUS AD will release an album, called Paradox, through Profound Lore Records next month.
XENTRIX will issue a new album, called Bury The Pain, through Listenable Records this summer. It was produced by Andy Sneap.
DEATH AGONY has a new demo called Desiderata (A Devastating Revelation).
GORGONCHRIST’s “post-industrial, nihilistic black sludge” The Blood Of Endangered Species is out on Clobber Records now.
Horror Pain Gore Death Productions has signed Sweden-based WALKING CORPSE and will issue the Walking Corpse debut. Hailing from Göteborg, Sweden, the band was founded in 2017.
HANORMALE’s Reborn In Butterfly is out through Dusktone.
ABSINTHROPY and SALIX BABYLONIC have joined together for a split release on Clobber Records April 12th.
Costa Rica-based BLOODSOAKED NECROVOID’s The Apocryphal Paths Of The Ancient 8th Vitriolic Transcendence CD is out through Blood Harvest/Caligari.
Wormholedeath has signed its first licensing deals in South America. Hellion Records in Brazil will release SAD IRON’s new album The Deal and LAMORI’s Neo Noir in Argentina and Brazil.
Aural Music is issuing AGE OF THE WOLF’s Ouroboric Trances and HANDFUL OF HATE’s Adversus in May.