ILLYRIAN is touring Western Canada supporting the Round 2 Fight! demo this month.
SACRIFICIAL SLAUGHTER’s Generation Of Terror EP is out on May 12th through Horror Pain Gore Death Productions. The band is touring with VADER and INTERNAL BLEEDING.
Eric Cook, the former VENOM manager and owner of Demolition Records, has died due to cancer.
France-based DEATH AWAITS’ Solve Coagula album is out through Sliptrick Records. The band plays thrash/death metal.
Metal Scrap Records is issuing DARK MINISTRY’s The Sermon Begins. It is the debut EP by the Canadian heavy/thrash Metal band. The band was formed in August 2015 by ex-EXCITER drummer Rik Charron.
MUNICIPAL WASTE will release its next album, Slime And Punishment, on June 23rd through Nuclear Blast Records.
PESTILENCE has signed with Hammerheart Records and is aiming to release a new album this year.
Greece-based CARNAL GARDEN’s Where They Are Silent is out through Eclectic Prods. The band’s style is death metal.
Italy-based HADAL’s Painful Shadow is out through Sliptrick Records. The group’s style is described as dark doom/death metal.
Italy-based FATE UNBURIED’s Logos album is out through Sliptrick Records.
TOTALITARIAN’s De Arte Tragoediae Divinae was released on April 30th through Barren Void Records.
DYING FETUS will release a new album, called Wrong One To Fuck With, on June 23rd through Relapse Records.
BROKEN HOPE will release a new album, called Mutilated And Assimilated, on June 23 through Century Media Records.
Turkish black metal band ZIFIR has signed with Norwegian label Duplicate Records and announced that its third full-length, Kingdom Of Nothigness, will be released in late spring or early summer both in CD and LP format. The artwork was created by Russian artist Vergvoktre.
EXHUMED is at the studio to record a new studio album as the follow-up to 2013’s Necrocracy. Entitled Death Revenge, the new album will be out in late 2017 through Relapse Records.
GOD DETHRONED will release a new album, called The World Ablaze, on May 5th through Metal Blade Records.
Sweden-based IN REVERENCE has an album called The Selected Breed through Non Serviam Records.
USA-based BITTERED’s Foreign Agenda is out through Lost Apparitions Records. The band’s style is described as crusted grind metal.
OBSCURA AMENTIA’s The Art Of The Human Decadence is out now through Sliptrick Records. The Italy-based band’s music is described as doom and black metal.
Poland-based DECAPITATED will release a new album, called Anticult, on July 7 through Nuclear Blast.
Sweden-based black metal band NECROPHOBIC has signed a deal with Century Media for territories other than USA and Canada.
Ukraine-based ULVEGR will issue an album called Titahion Kaos Manifest through Ashen Dominion this month. The band is described as black metal.
Dutch black metal band DYSTOPIA will release a full-length demo, called Chaos Philosophorum, on April 21st.
Germany-based death metal band CADAVER DISPOSAL has released a video for the track Congregation, which is taken from the upcoming album Transformatio Mundi, which will be released on April 28th through Nihilistic Empire Records.
Italy-based death metal band NATRIUM will issue a full-length album, entitled Vertigo Of Abjection, on July 17th through Ultimate Massacre Productions.
BLACKOSH, a black metal project, lead by former ROOT and Current MASTER’S HAMMER member will release the Rvouci Vichry EP through Eternal Death this month.
INTERNAL BLEEDING drummer, a firefighter, William Tolley died on Thursday, April 20th after falling from the roof of an apartment building in Queens, New York.
EARTH CRAWLER is another project and features former FORBIDDEN and TESTAMENT shredder Glen Alvelais. The band will release its demo From Below on May 5.
The new NOCTE OBDUCTA album Totholz (Ein Raunen Aus Dem Klammwald) will be issued on the 26th of May through MDD.
LELAHELL has announced a European tour for this month and a new session drummer, Mac Dzierzon of CENTAURUS-A and DEW-SCENTED.
Canadian-Chilean thrash band SOCIAL ARSONIST will be hitting the road for dates across British Columbia and Alberta for the month of May, which will then be followed by a tour of Chile and a return to Canada to perform at the Loud As Hell festival in Drumheller, Alberta.
Following a motorcycle accident involving two members of the band, Greece-based black/death metal band PROMETHEUS is back with an album called Consumed In Flames through Katoptron IX Records.
ICONOCLASM’s self-titled EP is out through Horror Pain Gore Death Productions.
UK-based thrash metal band SOLITARY has returned after years of absence with a disc called The Diseased Heart Of Society.
Dutch black metal band CARACH ANGREN will release a new album, called Dance And Laugh Amongst The Rotten, on June 16th through Season Of Mist.
Kam Lee and Rick Rozz have changed their band’s monicker from MASSACRE X to GODS OF DEATH following legal threats from former MASSACRE drummer Bill Andrews.
Switzerland-based VIRVUM will tour the United States alongside VALE OF PNATH and FIRST FRAGMENT. The tour begins on September 29th in Chicago, and runs through October 26th, ending in Denver, Colorado.
Horror Pain Gore Death has issued KALOPSIA’s Angelplague on May 19th.
Cult Drugs the new album from Norway’s BLOOD COMMAND is out through Fysisk Format.
INDEMNITY’s Bloody Minded Bullet Headed is out through AGR. The label describes it as punk meets thrash metal.
ACID DEATH has an album called Hall Of Mirrors. The band, which reformed in 2011, hails from Greece.
Mighty Music is still around and has signed BRUTALITY. The label will re-issue the band’s Sea Of Ignorance album and a forthcoming new record.