PRC Music has issued singles by UPON RUINS (Canada), SURVIVAL INSTINCT (Canada), DISCHORD (Canada) and EXECRATION (Norway). The label has signed CRUEL FATE from Ottawa as well.
PIG DESTROYER is back and has a new album called Head Cage through Relapse in September. The album is named after a medieval torture apparatus.
Snow Wave Records shall issue the upcoming debut album from AEOLIAN. This “environmental death metal group” will release its debut album on September 12th.
PYRE’s Human Hecatomb has been reissued by Redefining Darkness Records. Chaos Records originally issued the album in 2014. The band has signed with Redefining Darkness.
Brazil-based DIABOLIC FORCE will issue an album called Praise Of Satan through Hells Headbangers on the 14th of September.
Ireland-based MALTHUSIAN has an album called Across Deaths through Invictus Productions/Dark Descent on the 7th of September.
DESCENT’s Towers Of Grandiosity is out through Redefining Darkness Records on the 31st of August. The band is based in Australia.
TORNADO has an album called Commitment To Excellence. Set to be released through Extreme Metal Music, a subsidiary of Rockshots Records, in late August the album features a guest line-up of NILE’s Karl Sanders, IMMOLATION‘s Ross Dolan, and PRO-PAIN’s Adam Phillips and Glen Drover formerly of MEGADETH.
SLICE OF SORROW released a new single called Parasite through Metal Carnival Records on July 6th. The single is a cover of KISS’ song.
Switzerland-based DAKHMA has an album called Hamkar Atonement through Iron Bonehead on the 28th of September. The album’s concepts revolve around ancient Persian deities.
After the 2017 debut EP Future Kill, Oakland, USA-based CULTURAL WARFARE will issue Warmageddon full-length next month.
COSMIC VOID RITUAL’s Grotesque Infections Of Interplanetary Divide 12″ MLP/MCD is out through Iron Bonehead on the 21st of September.
Canada-based BURIAL SHRINE will issue its debut Labyrinth Of Bridges through Saturnal on the 23rd of September.
HECATE ENTHRONED has signed with M-Theory and will issue a new album in January. The band’s last album appeared five years ago.
Heidens Hart Records has reissued the debut full-length from pagan black metallers ILDRA, Eðelland.
MOONSHADE has signed with Art Gates Records. The debut Sun Dethroned will be released through Art Gates Records worldwide on October 26th. Formed in 2010, the Portugal-based quintet has performed at well-known festivals such as Vagos Open Air and Pax Julia Metal Fest with a demo and an EP in its repertoire.
EXODUS shall headline the 2018 edition of the MTV Headbangers Ball Tour in Europe this November.
The Netherlands-based death metal band SISTERS OF SUFFOCATION has signed a deal with Napalm Records. An album is expected in 2019.
It’s “personal” but they keep making announcements to the public anyway! Guitarist Jeff Pogan has left SUICIDAL TENDENCIES for “personal reasons.”
PUTRID OFFAL and INHUME will tour Europe this October.
After twenty years in existence CRONAXIA’S debut full-length album, Collapsing The Outer Structure, will be issued by Lusitanian Music in September.
The trend of so-called labels releasing demos continues. Portugal-based black metal band CINZAS has its Demo I distributed through Purodium Rekords.
DEPHOSPHORUS Impossible Orbits is out on vinyl through 7 Degrees now. It was originally issued by Selfmadegod in 2017.
SHALLOW RIVERS has a single called Water Awakes MMXVIII through Solitude Productions. It was originally recorded in 2009.
SAVAGE ANNIHILATION is promoting its recently released album Quand S’abaisse La Croix Du Blasphème this time announcing a new French weekend tour with Dubai-based NERVECELL.
Even more line-up changes in ONSLAUGHT: The band has recruited Wayne Dorman (guitar) and James Perry (drums) for its show at Bloodstock Open Air festival on Friday, August 10th in the UK.
CANCER has signed with Peaceville and scheduling the release of an album tentatively called Shadow Gripped. It was recorded with Simon Efemy (WOLFSBANE, THE EXPLOITED, etc.).
HATE has signed with Metal Blade. The label is looking to release its next album in mid-2019.
ANAAL NATHRAKH will release a full-length album, entitled A New Kind Of Horror, through Metal Blade Records on September 28th.
HORRENDOUS’ new album Idol will be out through Season Of Mist on September 28th.
PYREXIA has an album, called Unholy Requiem, through Unique Leader on September 14th. Bloodletting North America tour featuring ARSIS, DECREPIT BIRTH, INTERNAL BLEEDING, PYREXIA, ANGELMAKER and WITHIN DESTRUCTION is scheduled for October and November.
KRISIUN’s Scourge Of The Enthroned album will be released through Century Media Records on September 7th.
TERRORIZER will issue a new album called Caustic Attack through The End records this October.
Australia-based ILL OMEN’s The Grande Usurper 12″ MLP/MCD is out through Iron Bonehead on the 10th of August.
BONEHUNTER’s Children Of The Atom is out through Hells Headbangers on the 28th of September. The band calls its style death metal punk.
Cluj-Napoca, Romania-based death metal band MALPRAXIS will issue its debut album, entitled Gutted In Gluttony, through Loud Rage Music this autumn.
After their 2017 Europe tour with AVULSED and MERCYLESS and French tour with NEPHREN-KA and 2018 Europe tour with 01101111011101100110111001101001, SAVAGE ANNIHILATION will shortly embark on the Past, Present… Torture & Blasphemy French weekender for three days/gigs this month.
BEYOND CARNAGE’s Profane Sounds Of The Flesh EP debut is out on Firecum Records. The band plays death metal.
Sweden-based THOSE WHO BRING THE TORTURE has an album called Pain Offerings through Iron, Blood & Death Corp.
Serbia-based KOBOLD has an album called Death Parade through Iron, Blood & Death Corp. The band thrashes it.
Brazil-based INTO THE CAVE has an album called Insulters Of Jesus Christ through Iron, Blood & Death Corp.
Sliptrick Records has signed Italy-based AGONY FACE. An album is expected this year.
Poland-based APE TO GOD’s full-length debut The Head Meets The Tail will be released through Deformeathing Production in October. It follows the band’s self-titled EP.
CRAWLING MANIFEST has signed with Sliptrick and begun writing and recording an EP, which is due to be released through Sliptrick Records late 2018.
Former MALEVOLENT CREATION singer Bret Hoffmann succumbed to colon cancer and died on July 7th.
PAGANLAND’s From Carpathian Land + Gods of Golden Circle 1999 demo will be rereleased in Japan through Hidden Marly Productions on October 15th. PAGANLAND’s XX Years Of Paganland is a live album out through Azermedoth Records now.
SEPULCHER’s Panoptic Horror album is out through Edged Circle Productions on the 14th of September.
WHIPLASH has signed with Metal Blade Records. A record is expected this autumn.
BLIGHT HOUSE’s duo will issue an album called, Summer Camp Sex Party Massacre, through Nefarious Industries this month.
San Francisco-based thrash metal band TRAUMA has released its new album, As The World Dies, through The Orchard.
USA-based VALDRIN’s Two Carrion Talismans album is out through Blood Harvest on the 28th of September.
Twenty years on from its original release SOLITARY has revisited the album that announced its arrival. Nothing Changes has returned with new artwork. Nothing Changes 20th Anniversary Edition is out through Doc Records this month.
KILL EVERYTHIING’s Scorched Earth will be released through Comatose Music on August 17th.
BINAH’s Phobiate is out through Osmose Productions on the 28th of September.
Hungary-based AGREGATOR shall release its Semmiből, A Semmin Át album through GarageLive this month.
Like every other release this too is “highly anticipated” ALL MY SINS’ Pra Sila – Vukov Totem is out through Saturnal on the 23rd of September. It is dedicated to the wolf.
Former PUNGENT STENCH man commemorates the thirtieth anniversary of the band’s last album with European X-Mas shows. Schirenc plays PUNGENT STENCH and brings as openers CARNATION, THEOTOXIN and IRDORATH.
LAMB OF GOD drummer Chris Adler will not accompany the band on the current North American tour dates with SLAYER, ANTHRAX and NAPALM DEATH. The band has recruited Art Cruz (PRONG and WINDS OF PLAGUE).
Deathcore solo project SWALLOWING THE WEAK has joined Sliptrick Records. The EP, Devourer Of Souls, shall be released worldwide through Sliptrick Records on November 6th.
Death/black metal band WITCH KING is issuing the Voice Of The Ossuary CD/LP through Blood Harvest on the 14th of September 2018.
Spain-based AEOLIAN has an album called Silent Witness through Snow Wave Records in September. The band is described as melodic death metal.
Iran-based CONNATE EXASPERATION has issued its debut full-length album Delusional Primacy through Sleaszy Rider.