ORGOTH will release a 7”EP titled God Is Evil featuring two brand new tracks. It will be on sale at the Party.San festival.
Phoenix, Arizona-based sludge/doom metal quartet, SORXE, has recently recorded and finalized its debut full-length demo, Surrounded By Shadows. The band was formed in the Summer of 2012 by former members of GRAVES AT SEA, VIA VENGEANCE, MAGNETPLAN, DAUGHTERS OF FISSION and others.
Wormholedeath has signed Czech melodic death metal band PASSION FOR SORROW. The band has completed its debut album Rotting Immortality which will be released on August the 19th through the worldwide digital market. It was produced and mixed by Jonathan Mazzeo and mastered by Dan Swanö.
Norway’s 1349 will release a new album, Massive Cauldron Of Chaos, in Europe on September 29th through Indie Recordings.
MACHINE HEAD and former bassist Adam Duce have settled the latter’s lawsuit against the band, its label and management out of court. The original claim was for $1.8 million (US), but terms of the settlement were not announced.
CANNIBAL CORPSE will also have an authorized biography this September. It is written by Joel McIver and called Bible Of Butchery – Cannibal Corpse: The Official Biography.
Three years after its farewell performance there GOD DETHRONED will reunite on board 70000TONS OF METAL!
Chile’s SOULROT will issue the Horrors From Beyond demo in a limited amount of 200 hand numbered copies in September.
Dubai-Based death/thrash band NERVECELL has signed with Unique Leader Records. The band was previously on Lifeforce.
Ottawa, Canada’s NORILSK has a three-song demo called Japetus, which includes a cover of VOIVOD’s Negatron.
DIE CHOKING comprised of Paul J Herzog (ex-TOTAL FUCKING DESTRUCTION) on bass/vocals, Joshua T. Cohen (COP PROBLEM) on drums, and Jeffrey V. Daniels (BURDEN) on guitar – has issued a 7″ vinyl version of its self-titled debut recordings through The Compound. The EP features five tracks in less than six minutes. An EP II 7” is out soon.
Unique Leader Records has released the sophomore full-length from Oregon-based OMNIHILITY, Deathscapes Of The Subconscious. The death metal band is compared to HATE ETERNAL.
Elddop, the fifth studio full-length from Swedish crust/metal band, MARTYRDÖD is out through Southern Lord. The band is touring Europe with CONVERGE.
MALPRACTICE’s Turning Tides is out in September through Sensory.
Detroit-based Corpse Flower Records has release the vinyl edition of Transmissions From The Neuralnomicon, from Florida death metal band ORBWEAVER.
TWILIGHT FAUNA’s first vinyl LP Hymns Of A Forgotten Homeland was released through Fragile Branch Recordings.
Los Angeles sludgecore band COLOMBIAN NECKTIE is readying the release of its debut full-length, Twilight Upon Us, independently on August 19th.
Century Media has signed HAVOK. The band is touring Europe.
UK drone/doom duo, OMMADON, is set to release its new album V this month. V will be released in North America on August 5th through Domestic Genocide Records.
Canadian progressive death metal band BEYOND CREATION has announced the release of a new album. The follow-up to 2011’s The Aura is entitled Earthborn Evolution and been scheduled for an October 24th release through Season of Mist.
Gore maniacs NECROPHAGIA are back! WhiteWorm Cathedral, the US death metal act’s new album, will hit the stores on October 24th through Season Of Mist.
In celebration of a thirty-year career, SEPULTURA will release a new live offering entitled Sepultura And Les Tambours du Bronx: Metal Veins – Alive At Rock In Rio. It is being released through Eagle Rock.
California-based Unique Leader Records has signed Italian quartet, BLOODTRUTH. Initially forged in 2009 as the side project of FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE members Francesco Paoli and Paolo Rossi and now featuring the updated lineup of vocalist Luigi Valenti, guitarist Stefano Rossi Ciucci, bassist Riccardo Rogari and drummer Giacomo Torti the band’s album is called Obedience.
Get This Right Records will issue the final recordings from defunct crossover band, CRUCIFIED, late this summer. The Dead Of Sleep 7″ was recorded in 2011.
Suspiria Records has signed death metal band NETHERTALE from Benidorm. Active for only three years and with a self-produced single (Beast Of The Nether), the group has already won the Rockzone award in Wolfest band contest. The album is called Abyssal Throne.
Winnipeg, Canada melodic death metal band LAIKA has a new full-length album Somnia out September 30th through Filth Regime Records.
Suspiria Records has issued LETHAL VICE’s Thrash Converters album. The label has also signed BLAST OFF and will issue the World Of Lies album.
German death metal band INEXORABLE has signed a deal with Unholy Prophecies for the release of a new EP called Nigrum Cuniculum. The EP contains three new tracks and three cover versions.
San Francisco Bay Area thrash metal band EXODUS will release a new album, Blood In, Blood Out, on October 14th through Nuclear Blast. It features the return of former vocalist Steve “Zetro” Souza who replaced Rob Dukes last month. Kirk Hammet guests on the record.
MALEVOLENT CREATION has again recruited Jason Blachowicz (bass) and Justin DiPinto (drums) to the band. The latter man played on the group’s The Will To Kill album. Former OBITUARY and current GORGOROTH bassist Frank Watkins is the group’s manager.
In order to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the recording of their first EP, MESHUGGAH will release a live CD and DVD called The Ophidian Trek this autumn through Nuclear Blast. It contains shows filmed in the U.S.A. and Europe during The Ophidian Trek tour and Wacken Open Air.
The White Devil Armory by OVERKILL has sold approximately 8,400 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position number 31 on The Billboard 200 chart.
OBITUARY has picked Inked In Blood as the title for its next album, which is due this October. It will be distributed by Relapse Records.
NIGHTRAGE has signed a deal for recording and publishing with Swedish music company Despotz. The band’s next album is expected in February of 2015.
SICK OF IT ALL will release a new album, The Last Act Of Defiance, on September 29th through Century Media.