Denmark-based all-girl death/doom metal band KONVENT has signed a deal with Napalm Records. An album is due in 2019.
USA-based black metal band DIVINE ECSTASY’s Strange Passions 12″ MLP/MCD is out through Iron Bonehead on the 10th of August.
Brazil-based thrash metal band CLAUSTROFOBIA has an EP called Swamp Loco.
Chile-based INVOCATION SPELLS’ Spread Cruelty In The Abyss (CD, LP and tape) is out through Hells Headbangers on the 27th of July.
GRAVE has recruited drummer Tomas Lagrén (INTESTINAL).
PRC Music issuing AKELARRE’s Decade Of Desecration CD. The band is based in Mexico.
The demo of 2017 is now out through Redefining Darkness Records: GRAVEN MAUL’s Crushed Skull Moon is now out as a physical release.
RAVENS CREED’s Get Killed Or Try Dying is out through Xtreem Music on the2nd of August.
Canada-based DROID has issued the Terrestrial Mutations LP through Shadow Kingdom on the 10th of August.
Mexico-based thrash metal band CENTAURO has a demo called Daño Colateral. It is being distributed in Mexico by Ablaze Productions.
OXYGEN DESTROYER’s Bestial Manifestations Of Malevolence And Death is out through Redefining Darkness Records the 20th of July. The band is compared to VADER.
Australia-based MONGREL’S CROSS has an album called Psalter Of The Royal Dragon Court through Hells Headbangers on the 3rd of August.
DECAYED has a demo called Of Fire And Evil.
AXIS OF DESPAIR will issue its Contempt For Man debut full-length through Southern Lord this month.
REVOCATION will release a new album, called The Outer Ones, through Metal Blade Records on September 28th.
ABHORRENT DEFORMITY’s Slaughter Monolith will be out through Comatose Music on August 3rd.
Germany-based black metal band THE LAST SEED has an album called Hellboy Nihilistische KlangKunst.
OMNIUM GATHERUM will release a new album, called The Burning Cold, through Century Media in August.
AS I LAY DYING has regrouped with its singer who was jailed for hiring a hitman to murder his wife. The line-up again is Tim Lambesis (vocals), Phil Sgrosso and Nick Hipa on guitar, Josh Gilbert on bass and Jordan Mancino on drums.
Sweden-based FUNERAL MIST has an album called Hekatomb through NoEvDia.
The hundredth “progressive” band this week: AETHEREUS’ Absentia album is out through The Artisan Era next month.
Ottawa-based A SCAR FOR THE WICKED (ASFTW) has a new demo called The Unholy out now.
ASTRAY VALLEY’s Unneth album is out through Wormholedeath/The Orchard worldwide after a six-month long delay.
BLASPHAMAGOATACHRIST’s Black Metal Warfare tape is out through Nuclear War Now! Productions.
Horror Pain Gore Death has issued BLASPHEMOUS’ Emerging Through Fire album.
CEMETERY LUST’s Rotting In Piss is out through Hells Headbangers this month.
Australia-based CEMETERY URN has an album called Barbaric Retribution through Hells Headbangers this August.
Riot Ready Records has issued the Class War compilation featuring forty bands and forty tracks.
Japan-based ABIGAIL has a 7” called Far East Black Metal Onslaught through Helldprod Records on the 7th of August.
Norway-based black/death metal band NACHASH will issue an album called Phantasmal Trinunity through Shadow Kingdom on the 10th of August.
Ukraine-based BARKASTH issued its debut album Decaying through Svarga Music last month.
Chicago, USA-based death grind band IMMORTAL BIRD is touring with GLACIAL TOMB.
USA-based COSMOGYRAL has a demo called Behold.
USA-based FORTUNATE FALL has a demo called The Black Party through its own Riot Ready imprint.
Iron Tyrant Records has issued the early MORTUARY DRAPE demos, Necromancy and Doom Return. The band is touring North America.
DRAGONLORD’s upcoming album, called Dominion, is out through Spinefarm Records in September.
Yet another project: NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury has launched an imprint called Extrinsic Recordings to issue his own projects and recordings. The label’s first release will be BORN TO MURDER THE WORLD’s The Infinite Mirror Of Millennial Narcissism album.
Bassist King Ov Hell has left the ABBATH. The bassist cited the lyrics, which are regarding the notions of psychiatrist Carl Gustav Jung and their connection to Christianity, as the reason.
JUNGLE ROT will issue a self-titled album through Victory Records this month.
UK-based CONSECRATION has a demo called Remembrance.
The duo known as ZOMBIEFICATION is issuing Below The Grief Doomentia on the 15th of July.
New Zealand-based DEATHCALL has a demo called Eternal Darkness.
Doom/death metal band DOOMED’s 6 Anti-Odes To Life is out through Solitude Productions.
ILL OMEN’s The Grande Usurper 12″ MLP/MCD is out through Iron Bonehead next month.
OUTLINE’s Fire Whiplash is out through Hells Headbangers this month.
Spain-based AGATHOS has a demo called Nihil Est.
Belgium-based death metal band CARNATION has an album called Chapel Of Abhorrence through Season Of Mist.
Black metal act A.H.P. has an album called Forakt Hat Og Død through Avantgarde Music.
After a decade of absence MONSTROSITY will release a new album, called The Passage Of Existence, through Metal Blade Records on September 7th.
Black metal band PYREFICATIVM has an album called संसार का पथ through Living Temple Records on the 11th of August.
Obscuring Europe 2018 is the monicker for the European tour of DEVANGELIC, ANTROPOFAGUS and RELICS OF HUMANITY this September.
Black metal band SATAN MY MASTER has an album called The King Of Hell Arrives through Helldprod Records.
SYNAPSE DEFECT has announced the Kill With Kindness Tour for this September and October. The band will issue an album called Quantitative Easing this autumn.
ABORTED‘s next album, entitled TerrorVision, will be released through Century Media Records on September 21st.
CONVERGE has an EP, entitled Beautiful Ruin, with material stemming from The Dusk In Us recording sessions.
Brazilian crossover band R.I.V. has a demo called Prog-Core.
Finland-based black metal band MORKETIDA has an album called Panphage Mysticism through Werewolf Records on the 17th of August.
Sweden-based deathrash band MALIGNER has an album called Attraction To Annihilation through Blood Harvest on the 31st of August.
FAUSTCOVEN’s In the Shadow Of Doom album is out through Nuclear War Now! Productions on the 31st of August.
If they had not told us we would have thought they hated doing it. Loud Rage Music has “proudly” signed Ploiesti, Romania-based death metal band SADDAYAH for the release of its Apopheny Of Life debut album.
ELBOW DEEP and THE MENTORS have a split release through Horror Pain Gore Death Productions. It is called Trash Party.
Edmonton, Canada-based thrash metal band TYMO will be performing shows in Alberta this summer in support of the latest demo Purge & Reset.