Wormholedeath has signed the Dutch band FROM EARTH which signed a worldwide deal for the release of its album Dark Waves.
20 Buck Spin will release FORESEEN HKI’s Helsinki Savagery on November 25th, with an LP pressing out on February 3rd. The album is described as crossover.
California’s ANNIHILATED – which features current and former members of ABYSMAL DAWN, GROTESQUE, EXCRETION and ARKAIK – will release its debut full-length, XIII Steps To Ruination, through Unique Leader this autumn.
D.R.I. will enter a studio in October to begin recording a brand new EP with producer Bill Metoyer. It is due in early 2015.
ENABLER’s second LP, La Fin Absolue Du Monde which was issued in May through Creator-Destructor will now see a European release through Century Media as the band has officially signed with the label.
Skeletal Domain, the latest full-length from CANNIBAL CORPSE, debuted at #21 in the Canadian charts and #32 on Billboard’s Top 200 chart, making it the highest charting record in the band’s history. In the meantime, Dmitry Tsorionov, the spokesman for something called God’s Will, a Russian religious movement, is asking that country’s authorities to ban planned concerts by CANNIBAL CORPSE claiming the band violates Russia’s anti-blasphemy law.
Swedish thrash/death metal act IMPLODE will headline a tour in Holland. The tour will kick off on Thursday 18th of December in Den Helder followed by Alkmaar (19‐December) and Haarlem (20‐December). Dutch death band ANCIENT MONSTROSITY will support. The band is releasing its single and video Stress Communion taken from its upcoming album I of Everything, which is to be released 2015.
Polish death metal squad CALM HATCHERY has finished work on its new full-length, Fading Reliefs, which is slated for release this month through Selfmadegod Records.
Italian death metal band HIDEOUS DIVINITY, which features former members of HOUR OF PENANCE and GHOULS, is releasing Cobra Verde, its second full-length through Unique Leader this month.
Battleground Records has issued Tyranny, the debut full-length by LAGO from Phoenix, Arizona.
WOLVHAMMER is following the release of its new album, Clawing Into Black Sun, with concerts in the USA dubbed Desanctifying North America 2014.
Gore metal band EXHUMED, CARCASS and NOISEM will tour the USA this autumn. The shows begin on October 24th in San Diego and are dubbed the Inked In Steel Tour 2014. CARCASS will issue an EP of previously unreleased or rare tracks this November. Titled Surgical Remission/Surplus Steel the music was recorded during the Surgical Steel sessions and produced by Colin Richardson.
Czech Death Metal band DESTROYING DIVINITY has just issued a full-length album entitled Hollow Dominion through Lavadome Productions.
Season Of Mist has signed German black metal act DER WEG EINER FREIHEIT. The band is about to enter the Ghost City Recordings studio, where it will record the follow-up to 2012’s Unstille.
RINGS OF SATURN’s Lugal Ki En is being released by Unique Leader Records on October 14th.
JOB FOR A COWBOY has finished recording its fourth full-length album, Sun Eater, for a November 11th release through Metal Blade Records. The album was produced by Jason Suecof.
ATRIARCH makes its Relapse debut this month by releasing An Unending Pathway.
An EXODUS fan called James Evans was arrested in Greenville, Kentucky last month for “terroristic threats” after posting the lyrics to the EXODUS song Class Dismissed (A Hate Primer). He was released after eight days, but must still return for further psychological evaluations. According to EXODUS the song was inspired by the Virginia Tech massacre perpetrated by Seung-Hui Cho.
TORMENTRESS’ Operation Torment album is now out through Inferno Records. The band is described as, “Amazing thrash metal from the one & only all-girl band from Singapore.” The label has also issued ELVENSTORM’s Blood Leads To Glory album.
Southern California black metal band SAHHR is issuing a self-titled debut EP through Domestic Genocide this Halloween. The band features current and former members of SKULL AND BULLETS, DOWAGER, SCARECROW and UNWRITTEN LAW.
Wormholedeath has signed Austrian melodic death metal band ASHES OF MOON. The band’s album The darkness where The Past Lay Sleeping will be released next winter.
Indisciplinarian has announces the upcoming self-titled debut album from Denmark grinders PISS VORTEX for November 3rd.
Suspiria Records has issued BLAST OFF’s World Of Lies EP.
Selfmadegod Records will release III – Hear Me, O’ Death (Sing Thou Wretched Choirs) by ENCOFFINATION this autumn.
Band number 150? FIREBORN, the project of singer Lars Göran Petrov of ENTOMBED and Victor Brandt of ENTOMBED also has guitarist Fredrik Folkare and bassist Alex Friberg of NECROPHOBIC in its ranks. Drum nomad Matte Modin is now in too.
LORD OF PAGATHORN will issue Nekros Philia on October 31st through Woodcut Records. The label will issue PERDITION WINDS’ Aura Of Suffering CD.
IN VAIN has a new release called The Little Things That Matter. The band has abandoned its search for a piano player.
MACABRE, is set to tour across the USA on a headlining twenty-four city trek this October. Joined by openers PANZERFAUST, MACABRE will also participate in Phil Anselmo’s second annual Housecore Horror Film Fest in Austin, alongside GWAR, VOIVOD, NEUROSIS, DANZIG, SAMHAIN, EYEHATEGOD, VADER, CORRECTIONS HOUSE, LUSTMORD and others. The month after will bring five shows where the band will open for CARCASS.
A new ASTARTE album called Blackdemonium is being worked on and expected in 2015. Singer Tristessa (a.k.a. Maria Kolokouri) died in August after succumbing to leukemia.
An Unending Pathway by death/doom band ATRIARCH will be released through Relapse Records on October 28th. The band is touring the US West Coast next month.