Canada’s DESPISED ICON has signed with Nuclear Blast. The band has already recorded an album called Beast.
RAZEND, featuring members of ACROSTICHON and ANTROPOMORPHIA, has a new CD available for 10 euros plus p&p through firstname.lastname@example.org.
HEXENIZER’s debut album Witches Mentors Cult is now out through Infernö Records. The band plays speed metal.
GORGUTS is touring in Europe in advance of the release of the Pleiades Dust (out May 13th) EP, which contains an eponymous 33-minute song.
Season Of Mist has signed Canada’s NUMENOREAN. The band will issue a full-length this year. The label has signed THE GREAT OLD ONES, which it describes as “French Lovecraftian black metal cultists.” An album is also due this year. New signee NECROWRETCH is a death metal band whose album for the label is out in 2017.
AKERCOCKE has recruited bassist Nathaniel Underwood and working on an album called Renaissance In Extremis, which is due in late 2016.
Swedish death metal band EUCHARIST reunited for a concert at the Metal Reunion PTD3 festival on April 16th in Varberg, Sweden. The band was comprised of singer and guitarist Markus Johnsson, guitarist Matti Almsenius, bassist Tobias Bernström and drummer Daniel Erlandsson.
Swiss black/death metal band STORTREGN‘s Singularity album is out on May 27 Non Serviam Records.
EDxKEMPER out of Greece has an album called Cut Her Head And Love Her. The grindcore record is out through Symbol Of Domination.
Algerian trio LELAHELL’s new album Alif is slated as the group’s second full-length album and third release since the band’s formation in 2010. The band is set to record at Hertz Studio in Poland under the guidance of producers the Wiesławscy brothers. To this end the band has a crowdfunding campaign at http://igg.me/at/lelahell.
AMON AMARTH’s album Jomsviking has debuted at position number 4 in Canada.
Swedish black metal band NAZGHOR’s Death’s Withered Chants album is now out through Satanath.
Oakland, California-based death metal band NECROT has issued The Labyrinth full-length through Sentient Ruin Laboratories. The band is also touring the USA.
Track selections from Brute Force Lobotomy, the latest full-length from Belgian death metal band SERIAL BUTCHER will be included in the soundtrack for Troma Entertainment’s upcoming Return To Nuke ‘Em High Volume 2 by Lloyd Kaufman.
Norwegian technical blackened death band SULPHUR, which features past and present members of GORGOROTH, AETERNUS, ENSLAVED, VULTURE INDUSTRIES and more – will release the Omens Of Doom full-length through Dark Essence Records.
German black/doom band ENDLOS’ Im Fallen Verlaufen is out through Symbol Of Domination. The band was founded in 2016.
The German band REVEL IN FLESH and Swedish act WOMBBATH have united for a split record. REVEL IN FLESH’s Casket Ride was recorded at Maggesson’s VAULT M. Studio and mixed and mastered by Dan Swanö at Unisound. WOMBBATH’s To Suffer Eternally was taped at Unbound Studio (UK) and Nostalgic Studio (Sweden).
Costa Rica’s COLEMESIS’ album Vivisección is rereleased now through Symbol Of Domination.
BLACK CROWN INITIATE will release a new album, called Selves We Cannot Forgive, on July 22nd through Entertainment One Music.
TOD HUETET UEBEL’s Malícia album is out now in tape format through Caverna Abismal Records. The album was originally released in 2015.
German speed metal band PARADOX will issue a new album called Pangea. It is out on June 3rd through AFM. The album is the follow-up to 2012’s Tales Of The Weird.
To commomorate its 35th anniversary since founding and the 30th anniversary of its Darkness Descends album, DARK ANGEL will play the album in its entirety on October 8th at the Vogue Theatre in Vancouver.
Brazil’s all-girl band NERVOSA has a new album called Agony, which will be released on June 4th through Napalm Records.
DERANGED has signed to Agonia Records. The group’s follow-up to 2011’s Cut Carve Rip Serve album will be recorded this summer for an autumn release.
Arlington, Texas, USA-based thrash metal band RABID FLESH EATERS has its Reign Of Terror full-length out through No Clean Singing.
INCANTATION has kicked off a run of European dates with MORGOTH, DARKRISE, METHEDRAS and OMOPHAGIA, which saw the band giving shows in Europe, the UK and Russia this April. In time for the band’s 25th anniversary, INCANTATION has announced a second leg of European dates this summer. INCANTATION has completed recording a new full-length at its own Incantation Studio in Johnstown, PA. The album will be mixed and mastered by Dan Swano and is expected to be released this summer.
Profound Lore Records will issue the second album, Stranger To Violence, from New York City-based PSALM ZERO this July.
Swiss black metal band ENOID has set May 5th for the next release Exile Aux Confins Des Tourments, which will be out through Black Plague Records.
INTERNAL SUFFERING will release its fifth full-length this June through Unique Leader Records. It is called Cyclonic Void Of Power.
Murder metal? PROLL GUNS’ album Horseflesh BBQ is out through NRT Records. The band, appropriately, calls its style Thrash ‘N’ Roll.
Art Gates Records has signed Germany’s REBEL SOULS.
DE PROFUNDIS will co-headline a UK tour with Egyptian death metal band SCARAB this summer. Dubbed the Kingdom Of Serpents tour, the five-date trek will see the two metal bands also take part in something called the Warhorns Festival.