Sweden-based black metal band VALKYRJA’s Throne Ablaze is out through W.T.C. Productions.
Iceland-based ÖRMAGNA’s self-titled record is due out through Signal Rex on the 1st of February.
USA-based death metal act WHITECHAPEL will release its next full-length album, called The Valley, through Metal Blade Records in March.
SKELETHAL and CADAVERIC FUMES have released the Heirs Of Hideous Secrecies split 7″ EP through Hells Headbangers.
Japan-based electro-metal HETEROGENEOUS ANDEAD has signed a distribution deal with WormHoleDeath for the release of its debut album Deus Ex Machina. It is out now.
Italy-based death metal band AGONY FACE’s CXVI Evolving Discharges album was issued by Sliptrick on November 8th.
USA-based grind/violence band INOCULATED LIFE’s Exist To Decay album is out through Redefining Darkness Records since November 30th. The band’s lyrics are socially conscious.
France-based thrash metal group HEXECUTOR will issue Hangmen Of Roazhon through Dying Victims Productions on 23.12.2018.
Brazil-based ATTOMICA is back with an album called The Trick. The group, which is André Rod – vocals/bass, Marcelo Souza – guitar and Argos Danckas – drums, gas a video for the song Kill The Hero.
VENOM will release a full-length album, entitled Storm The Gates, through Spinefarm Records this month.
Brazil-based TORMENTOR BESTIAL has a new album called Supplicium Plus Quam Bestia through on Music-Records on April 5th. This album was recorded, mixed and mastered by Niko Teixeira at Audiolab Vintage Studio.
Portugal-based GRAVES’ Liturgia Da Blasfemia LP/CD is out through Iron Bonehead in February.
Ireland-based THE CRAWLING’s Wolves And The Hideous White album is out through Grindscene Records.
Spain-based dark/doom sextet ONIROPHAGUS has an album called Endarkenment (Illumination Through Putrefaction), which shall be released through Xtreem Music on 19.02.2019.
Death metal band MUSMAHHU’s Reign Of The Odious is out through Iron Bonehead on the 18th of January.
ODIOUS DEVOTION’s self-titled album is out through Wolfspell Records this month. The Finland-based band abides by the trend of not revealing its membership.
Portugal-based symphonic death metal act DALLIAN will see its debut released through Nox Liberatio Records on November 9th.
WHITEMOUR’s The Devil Inherits The World album is out through Art Gates Records now.
OPPROBRIUM has signed a worldwide deal with the Germany-based label High Roller Records and will release a new album, entitled The Fallen Entities, which is scheduled for a worldwide release on February 22nd.
Self-cover version band: TRIUMPH OF DEATH, featuring Tom Warrior of HELLHAMMER and CELTIC FROST, will play HELLHAMMER’s music live in 2019. The band will perform at Hellfest festival on June 21st in France.
Spain-based ALTARAGE has a full length called The Approaching Roar through Season Of Mist on January 25th.
Germany-based (THE TRUE) VEILED’s In Blinding Presence is out through Into Endless Chaos on the 7th of January.
KHORS’ Beyond The Bestial is out through Ashen Dominion.
CROWS OVER BRÁVELLIR’s Spells Of The Dead/Into Kingly Death was issued by Dawnbreed Records on AUGUST 1st. The band is described as blackened doom.
POUGHKEEPSIE makes its Horror Pain Gore Death Productions debut with the Macrocosmic Demise EP. Despite the band name, Poughkeepsie is a Los Angeles-based deathgrind three-piece, taking its name from the murders that took place in Poughkeepsie, New York in the 1990s.
Lithuania-based STRANGULIATORIUS’ Rope, Soap, Tabouret is out through Horror Pain Gore Death.
France-based NAZRAK’s Cantiques Funebres is out through Wolfspell Records on the 21st of December.
Thrash metal group TOXIK ATTACK’s Assassinos Em Série is out through Helldprod Records on the 31st of January 2019.
Thrash metal project CREATE A KILL has an album called Summoned To Rise through Redefining Darkness Records (USA) and Raw Skull Records (Europe) on 21..12.2018. The act features Gus Rios and Alex Marquez. Summoned to Rise includes a previously unreleased track and tribute to dead former MALEVOLENT CREATION vocalist Bret Hoffman, which features Matt Harvey (EXHUMED/GRUESOME) on vocals.
Denmark-based black metal band MYRD’s Negativisme album is out through Purity Through Fire Records since the summer. The label also issued K.F.R’s Par Le Sang album. This band is based in France. The company also released Finland-based SHADOW’S MORTUARY’s Tulen Valtakunta.
MALEVOLENT CREATION’s The 13th Beast is out in January. The ever revolving line-up includes singer/guitarist Lee Wollenschlaeger (THRONE OF NAILS and IMPERIAL EMPIRE), Josh Gibbs (bass) and Phil Cincilla (drums).
France-based band MORTAL SCEPTER has signed a deal with Xtreem Music for the release of its debut album, Where Light Suffocates, which is scheduled for January.
Mexico-based RAVENOUS DEATH’s Chapters Of An Evil Transition is out through Memento Mori on the 21st of January.
FLESHREAPER’s Blue Skies Laced With Pesticide album is out through Horror Pain Gore Death this month. The band hails from the land of red algae and rednecks.
BLOOD FEAST’s Chopped, Sliced And Diced (CD, 12″ MLP and tape) is out through Hells Headbangers this month.
Canada-based NECRONOMICON is promising an album for 2019. The band has a November show with HIDDEN PRIDE in Montreal.
More re-releases: Xtreem is issuing DISGRACE’s Grey Misery alongside the Debts Of Gods EP ’91 and Inside The Labyrinth Of Depression demo ’90 in a limited edition of one hundred. The label had the Grey Misery booklets left over and decided to press the CD as a black disc.
INTERNAL CHRONICLES’ Crimson Storm is out through Guts’ N’ Blood on January 2nd. This is a Croatia-based one-man act.
MÜTIILATION’s The Lost Tapes are re-recordings stemming from 2009 and 2010. Osmose Productions is issuing them this month.
NEKROFILTH’s new record Worm Ritual is out through Hells Headbangers this month.
Former MORBID ANGEL/PATHS OF POSSESSION guitarist Richard Brunelle has a new project called MOSAIC COVENANT. Also in the band is drummer called Brandon Thomas Lyons. A couple of MP3s are available now.
SISTERS OF SUFFOCATION will release an album, called Humans Are Broken, through Napalm Records on March 1st. The label signed the band three months ago.
ROTTEN SOUND will tour Europe in February and March. The band will first support NAPALM DEATH on its Finnish shows starting on the 20th of February in Helsinki. ROTTEN SOUND will continue to tour through ten more European countries.
Portugal-based DESTROYERS OF ALL shall release a new album The Vile Manifesto through Mosher Records on February 2nd.
French Canada’s NACHTEULE one-man project has a release called Bergdorf through Wolfspell Records this month.
Ukraine-based SICHGART’s Chest’ Ta Krov is out now. The thrash metal band was founded in 2008.
UK-based BARSHASKETH’S Barshasketh album is out through W.T.C. Productions on the 15th of January.
France-based CROC NOIR’s Mort is out through Wolfspell Records this month.
BUCKSHOT FACELIFT’s Ulcer Island is being reissued by Paragon Records for some reason.
ULVDALIR’s …of Death Eternal LP/CD is out through Iron Bonehead on 25.01.2019. The band shares members with label-mates KHASHM.
NOCTAMBULIST (USA) has its debut album Atmospheres Of Desolation out through Blood Harvest on the 21st of January 2019.
The Grand Slam European 2018 Tour occurred between November 9th to 24th and featured SINAYA, PYREXIA, PATHOLOGY, EPICARDIECTOMY and KRAANIUM.
Finland-based death metal outfit FESTERDAY has a new album called iihtallan. The band’s debut full-length is slated for worldwide release through Season Of Mist’s Underground Activists in January.
Australia-based HORRISONOUS’ A Culinary Cacophony is out through Memento Mori on 21.01.2019. The band is compared to ASPHYX.
Seven years after the release of the Fuimus, Non Sumus… album, funeral doom trio COMATOSE VIGIL returns with the new album, Evangelium Nihil. The band had been in slumber since 2016. A.K. iEzor has reawakened the band under the name COMATOSE VIGIL A.K. monicker with the help of David Unsaved of ENNUI and John Devos of MESMUR.
HETEROGENEOUS ANDEAD (symphonic death metal from Japan) album Deus Ex Machina is available through Wormholedeath.
Eindhoven Metal Meeting is taking place on the 14th and 15th of December in that town. Bands appearing include DEAD HEAD (NL), DESASTER (DE), FLESHCRAWL (DE) and GAMA BOMB (IE), BENEDICTION and IMPALED NAZARENE (FI – special ‘Suomi Finland Perkele’ setlist).
EXHORDER has signed with Nuclear Blast. The label employs Monte Conner who A&Rd at Roadrunner where the band was signed and dropped in the ‘90s.
Australia-based ONE STEP BEYOND’s In The Shadow Of The Beast is out through Wormholedeath now.
PROJECT INFINITY’s Universe album is out through Suspiria Records. The death metal band is based in Ukraine.
Ukraine-based BERGRIZEN’s Einsamkeit Im Wintersturm album is out through Purity Through Fire Records.
Avantgarde has issued LUMNOS’ The Heliosphere Singularity.
PERVERTICON’s Wounds Of Divinity shall be released through Iron Bonehead in January.
FORNACE’s Deep Melancholic Wrath is out through Paragon Records. The band was formed by bassist Possessed and drummer/vocalist Gnoll back in 2000. The two men inspired by ROTTING CHRIST and VARATHRON.
HECATE ENTHRONED will release a new album called Embrace Of The Godless Aeon through M-Theory Audio in January.
OVERKILL will release its latest album, The Wings Of War, through Nuclear Blast in February. The album was recorded at Gear Recording Studio.
CRADLE OF FILTH is touring North America with WEDNESDAY 13 and RAVEN BLACK.
CHILDREN OF BODOM will release an album called Hexed through Nuclear Blast in March.
Calgary, Canada-based BLACKRAT has issued an album called Dread Reverence through Shadow Kingdom on 23.11.2018.
Australia-based VILE APPARITION’s Depravity Ordained will be issue through Memento Mori on 21.01.2019.
Death metal group OPEN SURGERY’s After Birth Abortion is out through BVR Records on 17.12.2018.
Canada-based black metal band CALVAIRE’s Je Me Souviens album is out through Purity Through Fire Records since last month.