THE MONOLITH DEATHCULT is in the studio recording a full-length album, Tetragrammaton, for an early 2013 release through Season Of Mist.
Listenable Records has signed ACHERON. The band’s next album, Kult Des Hasses (‘Cult Of Hate’), is scheduled for release in the spring of 2013.
Returning from a European tour with ARCH ENEMY in support of the Life Apocalypse demo, Canadian thrashers TITANS EVE will be headlining the first annual Blankfest Vancouver on November 10th at The Railway Club.
Thrash metallers CANCRENA have signed a deal with logic(il)logic Records to release the Hidden Depravity album, which will be available in November 2012 and distributed by Andromeda Dischi.
Death metal band INCANTATION has recorded an exclusive track for Decibel Magazine’s Flexi Disc series, which is available only to subscribers. The band dug into his vault and pulled up the tune Degeneration, off the self-titled 1989 demo from his earlier band band, REVENANT. INCANTATION gave the song a reworking. This version of the song will appear inside the December 2012 issue of Decibel.
Danish death metallers CORPUS MORTALE have signed to Deepsend Records. Deepsend will release the Danes’ third album FleshCraft this autumn.
Art Gates Records is issuing the Insanity album by Murcia, Spain band DARK CONFESSIONS. It was recorded at the UltraSound Studios 2 in Portugal and produced by Daniel Cardoso (NOCTEM, ANGELUS APATRIDA, ANNEKE VANGIERSBERGEN, etc.).
Umeå, Sweden’s death metal band DAEMONICUS has made its album, Deadwork, available through Abyss Records. In The Grip Of Chaos, the debut full-length from Swedeath upstarts ERUPTED is out now on Abyss Records. The album was recorded at Kloster Productions by Robin ”Rojne” Svensson, who worked with the band on its 2010 Faces Of Death release.
It All Fades, the new mini-album from Swedish death/doom metal outfit THE GARDNERZ, is out now on Abyss Records. It is the follow-up to last year’s The System Of Nature.
GRUESOME STUFF RELISH has signed with Germany’s FDA Rekotz. A new album from the trio, entitled Sempiternal Death Grind, will be released on January 25th, 2013 on CD, vinyl LP and digital formats.
Deathgasm Records has announced that The Cleansing, the new album from old school Swedish death metallers NOMINON, will be released on October 31, 2012.
Sweden’s Blood Harvest Records will release the 12″gatefold vinyl LP version of BOMBS OF HADES‘ The Serpent’s Redemption on October 19th.
ALASTOR, from Poland, has just announced its return with a new album. Out Of Anger will be the first release after the line-up change in 2010, when Mish Jarski replaced the band’s previous singer Robert Stankiewicz.
Could Canada Customs hate electronic industrial goth? MORBID ANGEL’s David Vincent was denied entry into Canada at the end of September and was unable to play its two scheduled shows on September 30th in Montreal and October 1st in Toronto.
Canada’s WILT is gearing up to release its debut demo. Based out of Central Canada, this two-piece black metal project is comprised of Jordan Dorge [Laika] and Brett Goochild.
Dark Descent Records is now taking pre-orders for the self-titled debut from Toronto-based blackened death metal four-piece PAROXSIHZEM. The band was formed in 2007.
Dark Descent Records has recently signed a deal with London blackened death metal band LVCIFYRE for the release of its as-of-yet-untitled sophomore full-length, which is due out in early 2013.
INFERION has signed a deal with badGod Music. INFERION’s badGod debut, This Will Decay, will come in early 2013.
Concluding its contractual obligation? A two-disc CRYPTOPSY sampler, featuring demo and live recordings as well as three exclusive tracks, will be released on November 20th through Century Media. It is entitled The Best Of Us Bleed.
HATE has completed work on its new album, Solarflesh, due in early 2013 through Napalm Records.
APOLOKIA, Italy’s “most controversial, nihilist and hateful black metal band,” will release its first album, called Kathaarian Vortex, on February 11th 2013 through My Kingdom Music.
SUFFOCATION is completing its new album, Pinnacle Of Bedlam, and has it due out in 2013 release through Nuclear Blast Records. The album was produced by the band at Full Force Studios in New York with engineer Joe Cincotta.
Pittsburgh technical death metal band, KAMIKABE, recently issued its latest full-length, Aberration Of Man, through Unique Leader Records.
Former THE WILDHEARTS singer Ginger (a.k.a. David Walls) and bassist Shane Embury (NAPALM DEATH, BRUJERIA, etc.) have a noisecore band called MUTATION.
Italian metal band FORGOTTEN TOMB will release its next full-length album , entitled …And Don’t Deliver Us From Evil, on October 30th through Agonia Records.
Massacre Records has signed Poland’s LUNA AD NOCTUM. The band’s next album, Hypnotic Inferno, will be released in February of 2013.
All We Love We Leave Behind is the name of the new album from CONVERGE. It is out now on Epitaph.
Swedish death metallers SOREPTION will release its second album, Engineering The Void, in early 2013 through Ninetone Records. The follow-up to 2010’s Deterioration Of Minds was produced by Tommy Rehn at Ninetone Studios.
Inspired by KEEL? DISCIPLES OF POWER has reformed. The band split up in 2002 after several albums on Fringe. DISCIPLES OF POWER’s is singer Shane Hawco (THORAZINE, EXIT STRATEGY, WAKE, etc.), guitarists Ben Harbak (THE NOUMENON, ACANTHA and BEGRIME EXEMIOUS) and Wes Sontag and drummer Dean Relf (drums).
Los Angeles thrash metal band EVILDEAD has disbanded due to “personal differences.” Albert Gonzales, Steve Nelson, Rob Alaniz and Joseph D’Anda have a new band called FAEOST.
ASSASSIN will release a DVD, Chaos And Live Shots, on November 23rd through SPV/Steamhammer.