GOD DETHRONED has finished recording its ninth album, Under The Sign Of The Iron Cross, at the Soundlodge Studio. The album will be released on November 22nd through Metal Blade Records.
DEICIDE’s To Hell With God album, which is due in early 2011, will be preceded by a North American headlining run titled God Is Dead – To Hell With God Tour. The trek kicks off February 15th and also features BELPHEGOR, BLACKGUARD, NEURAXIS and PATHOLOGY. To Hell With God was produced by Mark Lewis and is set for an early 2011 release.
6 is the working title for the forthcoming ARTILLERY album scheduled for release on March 21st, 2011. The new album will include 11 songs.
Metal Blade Records has signed New Haven, CT black metal band IPSISSIMUS. The band has signed a worldwide deal with Metal Blade Records and will be entering Sonic Environments studio in Bloomfield, CT to record its first full-length album and Metal Blade debut. The full-length will include the band’s EP, Three Secrets Of Fatima, along with three new songs.
Bath, England’s IGNOMINIOUS INCARCERATION has changed its name to THE SOULLESS. The band is writing its sophomore album.
SUICIDAL ANGELS will release its third album, Dead Again, on November 19th through NoiseArt Records.
KATAKLYSM is hitting South Africa next May.
In tandem with HIMINBJORG‘s new album Chants d’hier… (Songs Of Yesterday, Songs Of War, Songs Of The Earth) Red Stream is re-releasing four Himinbjorg albums including, Where Ravens Fly, In The Ravens Shadow, Haunted Shores and Third before the end of this year.
DÉTENTE has announced that Xtreem Music will release its Decline album on vinyl.
GORGOROTH will embark on the second round of its European tour, Quantos Possunt Ad Satanitatem Trahunt, in late November.
HEATHEN cancelled its planned Mexican shows of October 15th in Monterrey and October 16th in Mexico City because the promoter failed to fulfill its financial obligations. HEATHEN is due to hit Europe with DESTRUCTION, AFTER ALL and OVERKILL in March.
HARADWAITH, a German black metal band featuring former ENDSTILLE singer Iblis, will release its debut album Creating Hell on November 5th through Black Bards Entertainment.
Former EXODUS singer Steve “Zetro” Souza has quit DUBLIN DEATH PATROL after someone in the band repeatedly made passes at his girlfriend Vickie. In the meantime, EXODUS played its first concert in China capital city Beijing’s Mao Live House on September 23rd, 2010.
Singer and guitarist Mika Penetrator has left GALLHAMMER.
Finland’s DESECRESY has signed a deal with Xtreem Music for the release of its debut album, Arches Of Entropy, which is due in December.
Drummer Nils Fjellström has left AEON prompting the band to search for a replacement while calling the former member unreliable. The drummer has also been booted from DARK FUNERAL. DARK FUNERAL is also still seeking a singer.
Death metal band VITAL REMAINS last month cancelled its tour of Mexico because of the violence in that country and fear.
EVOCATION will release its third album, Apocalyptic, on October 29th through Cyclone Empire Records.
DISBELIEF has lost guitarist Witali Weber and drummer Kai Bergerin.
WORTMORD will release its self-titled debut album this month through Sunny Bastards Records. The band features early SODOM guitarist Peppi “Grave Violator” Dominik. A track from WORTMORD features KREATOR’s Mille on vocals.
DARKEST HOUR will complete a Canadian/US tour this November with VEIL OF MAYA and PERIPHERY.
Singapore’s IMPIETY has picked Worshippers Of The Seventh Tyranny as the title for its seventh full-length album. The album is being recorded at Music City Studio in Treviso, Italy and is due in early 2011 through Agonia Records.
FATALIST has been rejoined by drummer. Tyler returns to a recently revamped lineup featuring Matt Drexler on lead guitar and Mike Deity (CARNAL DEITY) on vocals. The band and INCANTATION are playing several shows in November.
Denmark’s THE BURNING will release its new album, Hail The Horde, in Europe on October 25th through Massacre Records.
ROTTING CHRIST will tour North America in March and April of 2011. Support will come from MELECHESH, HATE, ABIGAIL WILLIAMS and LECHEROUS NOCTURNE. ROTTING CHRIST’s South American tour was recently cancelled.
Coroner Records is releasing DESTRAGE’s second album entitled The King Is Fat’N’Old. The label describes it as, “the new amazing, embarassing, controverse, ridiculous, astonishing, unpredictable, insane, bad, very bad full length (sic).”
WHILE HEAVEN WEPT has completed work on its upcoming live album Triumph:Tragedy:Transcendence – Live At The Hammer Of Doom Festival. A CD/DVD 2-disc set of Triumph:Tragedy:Transcendence… will be released through Cruz Del Sur Music on November 8thth in a quantity of 3,000 copies.
AGALLOCH has completed work on its fourth full-length entitled Marrow Of The Spirit, the follow-up to 2006’s Ashes Against The Grain. The album will be issued November 23rd through Profound Lore Records.
INSISION has left Dental Records and is seeking a new label. The band has new songs ready.
Standard issue band members! Pulverised Records has signed MEMORAIN. The thrash metal band was founded by guitarist Ilias Papadakis and formed in 1999 and currently features Gene Hoglan, Steve Digiorgio, Ralph Santolla and Chris Valagao (ZIMMERS HOLE, MECHANISM et al). Past guest musicians on previous offerings have included Nick Menza and James Murphy.
Paragon Records will release the third album from DIMENTIANON on October 19th, 2010. It is entitled Collapse The Void.