Canada-based grindcore group BONE TOWER has an EP called, We All Will Die One Day, which is out through No Funeral Records and Fresh Outbreak Records on November 5th. The band is compared to PIG DESTROYER. The band, Jonas DeViller (vocals/electronics/lyrics), Sean Carroll (guitar/bass), and Michael Bowers (guitar/bass/vocals) was founded in February.
DESCENT (featuring members of SNORLAX, RESIN TOMB, FECULENT and more) are once again joining forces with Redefining Darkness Records for the release of an album, Order Of Chaos, which is out on January 14th, 2022. The label is also issuing the self-titled album by VATICINAL RITES this month.
Finland-based BENOTHING has an EP called Temporal Bliss Surrealms through Everlasting Spew in November.
GORE BRIGADE has a self-titled EP through Redefining Darkness Records in December. The band features Jonny Pettersson of WOMBBATH, MASSACRE, etc.).
UK-based JACKAL’S BACKBONE has a demo called Red Mist Descending. The band has played at the Bloodstock Open Air and Beermageddon festivals.
A band with bagpipes that is “folk.” A new album from XHAMAIN, called Na Alma, is out through Suspiria Records now. Na Alma is the first part of a trilogy called No Ser.
EMBER SUN has an album called On Earth and Heaven through code666. EMBER SUN is the solo project of Lorthar, founder of the black metal band ORDER OF THE EBON HAND from Greece, playing atmospheric funeral doom death with influences from the gothic scene. The band is compared to SLOW and CANAAN. The label has also issued IN CRUCEM AGERE’s Calling The Void album described as black metal in the vein of DEATHSPELL OMEGA.
Featuring members of FLESH HOARDER, SCATTERED REMAINS and NEPHILIM GRINDER, Texas, USA-based death metal band STABBING has signed with Comatose Music and will issue an EP called Ravenous Psychotic Onslaught.
GENOCIDE PACT has an eponymous full-length through Relapse Records next month. “This album reflects on the feeling of watching the world crumble while dealing with personal tragedy,” according to the band.
VOIDHRA, which has just issued its Sorrow Guides Us All album, has been augmented by guitarist Olli G. Witchhammer, bassist Andy Skullcrusher and drummer Jonas Stormblast. Singer and guitarist Chris Horseblood was thus far the only member.
NOCTURNAL GRAVES has a song called Command For Conflict, which is taken from the band’s upcoming album An Outlaw’s Stand. The record is scheduled for world-wide release through Season Of Mist Underground Activists on January 7th.
SUICIDAL TENDENCIES had its Instagram account suspended due to its monicker last month. This was resolved, but the band noted that this was not the first time this had happened.
DEATH ANGEL will release a new live album, called The Bastard Tracks, through Nuclear Blast on November 26th. It was recorded in San Francisco in May.
To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the death of singer and guitarist Chuck Schuldiner, former DEATH members guitarist James Murphy and bassist Terry Butler will perform DEATH’s 1990 album Spiritual Healing in its entirety at two shows in Tampa, Florida, USA in December. Former DEATH manager Eric Greif has died. He was managing the band’s old catalogue and re-issues recently.
Following 2020’s Nebuisa EP, Romania-based black metal band ORDINUL NEGRU has an EP, called A Sojourner Wandering Through The Barren Openness, through Loud Rage Music on November 26th. It features one track clocking in at 23 minutes.
Czech Republic-based MOORAH has a debut full-length album, Marnost Nad Marnost, on 10.12.2021 through Art Gates. The band was initially called MOORA for two years before changing its monicker this year.
VAULTED has a demo called Left In Despair through bassist Nicholas Wolf’s War Fever Recordings on November 19th.
IMPENDING DOOM has issued its Hellbent EP in advance of the announced January date. Release is available through MNRK. The band has several USA shows with BURY YOUR DEAD, OV SULFUR and FOREIGN PAIN this year and OH, SLEEPER and WAR OF AGES next year.
Italy-based SADIST has signed with Agonia Records and will issue an album called Firescorchced in 2022.
Thrash metal band FRIGHTFUL has an album called Spectral Creator through Awakening Records. The band was founded in Gdansk, Poland in December 2016.
The Netherlands-based DEADSPEAK has an EP called Dissolve The Dreams through Raw Skull Recordz (digital) and Into It Records (cassette).
USA-based thrash metal duo VARNOK has a new demo called Anthropogenic.
Sweden-based THREE DEAD FINGERS has signed with Art Gates Records. The band was founded in Sweden by Oliwer Bergman and Gustav Jakobsson in 2015 when they were 10 to 11 years old.
STRANGULIATORIUS has a new album and it is called Doctor’s Orders: Do Not Touch! through Horror Pain Gore Death. The band is based out of Lithuania.
Austria-based IN SOMNIA has a demo called Harlequin. The band is now described as “progressive modern metal.” The line-up is Simon Andreas Brunner on mike and guitar, Andreas Wibmer on guitar, Florian Bacher on bass and drummer Dominic Granegger.
NAPALM DEATH is touring the USA with GWAR.
SEPULTURA has postponed its European tour due to the pandemic.
BEHEMOTH commemorated its thirtieth year with a livestream called XXX Years Ov Blasphemy on Halloween, October 31st. The show streamed from three locations.
Pure Evil is the new demo by KFR, which is a solo act by Frenchman Maxime Taccardi. The man is involved in RIIM, SATURNIAN TEMPEL, DE VERMIS MYSTERIIS and others.
CONSECRATION will release Reanimated, a raw EP of rediscovered older tracks recorded live on Cavernous Records on 19.11.2021. The band is still due to issue a full-length on Redefining Darkness Records in 2022.
Thailand-based INTRICATED is called Apocalyptic Metamorphosis through Comatose Records in December.
Brazil-based TORMENTOR BESTIAL has an album called 13 Years Old, which is re-recordings of tracks from its discography. 13 Years Old was released on Music-Records on October 29th.
Metal Blade bands CANNIBAL CORPSE, WHITECHAPEL and REVOCATION have announced a US tour for February and March.
ENTOMBED will play at the 2022 edition of the Gefle Metal Festival in Gävle, Sweden between July 14 and 16th.
DEICIDE will embark on a tour commemorating the 30th anniversary of its legion album next year. The band will perform the album in its entirety.
JUST BEFORE DAWN’s In The Realm Of Ash And Sorrow EP is out through Raw Skull Recordz on 18.12.2021. The EP features a cover version of ENTOMBED’s song Drowned and a tribute to dead musicians Sven Groß (FLESHCRAWL) and L.G. Petrov (ENTOMBED A.D.).
CURSE OF DENIAL’s The Reckoning is out through Redefining Darkness Records. The label has also issued INSINNERATOR’s Hypothermia.
MALEFIC THRONE is a new project featuring singer and bassist Steve Tucker (MORBID ANGEL and WARFATHER) guitarist Gene Palubicki (PERDITION TEMPLE, ANGELCORPSE, etc.), and drummer John Longstreth (ORIGIN, HATE ETERNAL and ex-ANGELCORPSE). A self-titled debut EP is out through Hells Headbangers next year.
Rude Awakening Records’ next release is a video by HERUKA called Dust From The Deception Sun – A Live Selection From Three Years Of Black Metal. It features the band’s studio material and a live recording. This footage will see the light as a limited edition of 50 Blu-ray and 50 DVD copies this month.
Australia-based thrash metal band AS LIGHT DECAYS has a demo called System Of Division this month.
The Shrouded Muse Of The World’s Lament is a new release by STAGWOUNDER through Crawling Chaos Records. According to the label, the album is a concept dealing with the ‘Pessimistenbrevier’ by Julius Bahnsen, a German philosopher from the 19th century. This collection of aphorisms, in the tradition of pessimism, can be understood as a poetic examination of the eternal conflict of the will – the central aspect of Bahnsen’s metaphysics.”
Japan-based crossover band SAIGAN TERROR has a live album called Live Under The State Of Emergency.