FALLEN ANGELS will be hitting the road for concerts in Oregon and Washington to promote the release of World In Decay, which was produced by Michael Rosen. The album is set for release on August 4th through Cyberdyne Records.
This August, Maryland-based label Crucial Blast will issue a CD version of the recently released Iron Scorn album by Japanese death/doom duo, LEGION OF ANDROMEDA. It follows its vinyl release in North America by Unholy Anarchy and At War With False Noise in Europe.
Now signed to Wicker Man Recordings, DE PROFUNDIS is releasing an album called Kingdom Of The Blind.
Finland’s crossover quintet FORESEEN HKI is touring the USA on the Helsinki Savagery Over America. FORESEEN HKI’s relentless debut LP, Helsinki Savagery, saw worldwide release through 20 Buck Spin last November.
NYC-based occult metal band TELOCH VOVIN will release a demo called Further Down The Tunnel in the autumn.
Test Your Metal Records has signed Mexican death metal band EVILHEART for the re-release of the 2014 release Quinquaginta. The release is out on September 15th. EVILHEART will also be supporting the release with a cross Canada tour that will kick off in Montreal on September 15th and go West to wrap up in Vancouver on September 26th.
Commemorating its thirtieth anniversary with shows across Canada and the USA this year, ‘80s’ thrashers AGGRESSION have new material and will be releasing a new album entitled Fractured Psyche Demons. The 11-track release will be coming out through Galy Records on August 18th and is the band’s first new album since 1987.
US thrash band VHÖL, which features vocalist Mike Scheidt (YOB), guitarist John Cobbett (HAMMERS OF MISFORTUNE, ex-LUDICRA), bassist Sigrid Sheie (HAMMERS OF MISFORTUNE, ex-AMBER ASYLUM) and drummer Aesop Dekker (AGALLOCH, WORM OUROBOROS, ex-LUDICRA) will unleash its sophomore full-length Deeper Than Sky this autumn through Profound Lore.
Quebec City-based death metal trio and recent Unique Leader signees, UNBREAKABLE HATRED, will unleash the audio carnage of their forthcoming new full-length next month. Titled Ruins, the eight-track face-breaker was recorded by Chris Donaldson at The Grid Studios.
Art Gates Records’ has signed RAVEN’S GATE. A new album is due this year.
Long Island, NY thrash metal band TO THE PAIN has released its follow-up to 2013’s debut, which is titled 7. It is out through Jukester PR.
REVOCATION will hit the road this autumn on a North American headlining tour. The tour features support from CANNABIS CORPSE, ARCHSPIRE and BLACK FAST and marks REVOCATION’s first headlining tour following the release of the latest album, Deathless.
Infernö Records has issued ELVENSTORM’s Soulreaper MCD. It is described as traditional Teutonic speed metal with female vocals.
Polish death metal quartet OGOTAY’s second album, Dead God’s Prophet, is now out through new home, Selfmadegod Records.
Dutch death thrash band IZEGRIM has entered Soundlodge Studio (GOD DETHRONED, SINISTER,..), the German recording studio owned by Jörg Uken, to begin tracking the follow-up to 2013’s Congress Of The Insane, which is scheduled for an early 2016 release.
INFERNAL MÄJESTY has picked No God as the title for its next album, which is due either in late 2015 or early 2016.
NILE will release a new album, called What Should Not Be Unearthed, on August 28th through Nuclear Blast. It was produced by NILE and mixed by Neil Kernon.
ANTHRAX played the last metal show for Sunset Strip House Of Blues on Wednesday, July 29. The club shuts down on August 7th to make way for a new hotel and retail development.
Vancouver’s SCISSORTOOTH has issued an album called Novagomorrah through Galy Records as of July 28th.
No Temple, the new full-length by Turkish black metal band BLLIIGGHHTTED is now available through London-based Merdumgiriz Records.
ACCURSED SPAWN has announced that bassist Weiyun Lu will be playing his first dates with the band this summer in Ontario and Quebec, Canada including stops at Grind Your Mind Open Air, Trailer Thrash Festival and the third annual Oshawa Deathfest.
Belgian death metal band SERIAL BUTCHER, which features current and former members of ABORTED, EMETH, MOKER, ECTOPIA and more, will issue its first full-length offering in five years this autumn through Unique Leader Records. Titled Brute Force Lobotomy, the follow-up to 2010’s A Crash Course In Cranium Crushing was recorded and mixed by Lander Cluyse.
Demiurge Of Gore Abomination, the new EP from Italian death metal band MINCER is now available through London-based Merdumgiriz Records.
Epilogue Eternal, the new EP from American black metal band SAR NATH is now available through London-based Merdumgiriz Records. As with all work on Merdumgiriz, each Epilogue Eternal Tape is handmade by Emir Togrul (YAYLA, ViRANESiR, BLLiiGGHHTTED) who sprays the discs, cuts and inserts the prints for the jewel case, hand-paints the t-shirts and patches and pretty much makes everything from scratch.
Seattle’s BLACK BREATH has completed its third LP, Slaves Beyond Death, and is preparing the album for worldwide release this September through Southern Lord Recordings. Additionally, the band has been confirmed for the West Coast US alongside GOATSNAKE, BATTALION OF SAINTS and OBLITERATIONS in September as part of a West Coast Southern Lord package tour.
Catholic Dictatorship, the second album from Poland’s grindcore quartet NORYLSK is out now on Selfmadegod Records.
BROKEN HOPE will release a DVD called Live Disease At Brutal Assault on September 18th through Century Media. It was filmed and recorded at the 19th annual Brutal Assault festival in Josefov, Czech Republic on August 8th, 2014.
MASTERS OF METAL, featuring members of AGENT STEEL Juan Garcia, Bernie Versailles, as well as Robert Cardenas and drummer Rigo Amezcua (drums), will release its full-length debut From Worlds Beyond on September 18th through Metalville Records. “Masters Of Metal, Agents of Steel” line stems from AGENT STEEL’s debut album Skeptics Apocalypse.
Self-cover band: GRAVE DIGGER will release a 35th-anniversary album, called Exhumation – The Early Years, on October 23rd. The album will contain re-recorded versions of the band’s “absolute classics with a dynamic and powerful sound of 2015.”
BLOOD EAGLE has asked bassist Mikeal “Gammelfar” Ehlert to leave and replaced him with ex-THE PSYKE PROJECT bass player Jeppe “Panzer” Skouv.
OVERKILL, which recently signed a new worldwide deal with Nuclear Blast, will issue a box set comprised of the band’s later back catalog ueon September 18th. It is entitled Historikill: 1995 – 2007. The package includes several demo tracks.
MEGADETH and LAMB OF GOD will co-headline a UK tour in November. CHILDREN OF BODOM and SYLOSIS will open. LAMB OF GOD drummer Chris Adler will pull double duty on the tour following being recruited by MEGADETH recently.
Newly founded Argento Records has announced the label’s first title, which is Circle Of Molesters by Italian sludge quartet GRIME. Based out of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Argento Records was founded by Michael Bertoldini (THE SECRET) and Clio Leeuwenburgh (Headspin Records).