Technotheism a full-length by THE DESIGN ABSTRACT is available through Abstrakted Records. The band is “symphonic.”
Germany-based deathrash band TORTURESLAVE has a demo called Tools Of Torture.
UK-based thrash metal bands are rolling up their sleeves to fight homelessness again. Moshin’ The Roof On 2 double-CD will be released in April. Bands include SOLITARY, VIRUS and SUICIDE WATCH.
Season Of Mist has signed Iceland-based technical death metal outfit OPHIDIAN I. The band, featuring members of label-mates HELFRÓ, will release a new album called Desolate in the summer of 2021.
Norway-based “Black ‘n Roll” band VREID shall release a new album entitled Wild North West through Season Of Mist on April 30th. This is a concept album that developed alongside a movie.
The Netherlands-based THE MONOLITH DEATHCULT is issuing a new demo entitled V3 – Vernedering (‘Humiliation’) on May 14th. The follow-up to 2018’s Vergelding represents the final instalment of the V-Trilogy.
Erik Rutan has officially joined CANNIBAL CORPSE, but will continue his HATE ETERNAL act. Rutan replaced Pat O’Brien in 2020. CANNIBAL CORPSE will issue a new studio album, entitled Violence Unimagined, through Metal Blade Records in April.
Belarus-based OMINOUS SCRIPTURES shall reissue the Incarnation Of The Unheavenly album through Lethal Scissor Records. It will include two bonus tracks, which are taken from a 2017 demo. It was originally released in 2015.
Young death metal duo HATRED INCARNATED has a song by the same name uploaded to the Internet. The Brazil-based act was founded last September.
Italy-based REALITY GREY has a new album called Beneath This Crown with an anticipated release date through Blood Blast Distribution of May.
FEED THEM DEATH and Brucia Records will release Negative, the project’s third full-length album on May 7th 2021.
Russia-based death metallers PYRE will release the Chained To Ossuaries album on vinyl and cassette through Dawnbreed Records.
THRONE’s Pestilent Dawn is out through Redefining Darkness Records on 09.04.2021.
Scotland-based COFFIN MULCH’s Septic Funeral is out through Redefining Darkness Records on 26.02.2021.
TAKE THIS TO YOUR GRAVE’s single Vultures was released January 30th. They also plan to release a 5-song release in May.
CRADLE OF FILTH has announced Existence Is Futile as the title for its next album, which is due through Nuclear Blast Records this summer. Main man Dani Filth stars in a new film called Baphomet as Lon Carlson, an occultist and expert on witchcraft. Incendium and Heavy Metal Entertainment have announced the launch of Maledictus Athenaeum, which is a CRADLE OF FILTH comic book series. Expect them in May.
BODOM AFTER MIDNIGHT, the band founded by ex-CHILDREN OF BODOM guitarist/vocalist Alexi Laiho after leaving CHILDREN OF BODOM, will release an EP called Paint The Sky With Blood through Napalm Records in April. This will be the dead man’s final recording.
Many bands have reacted badly and declared they won’t die: San Diego, California, USA-based thrashers MONARCH will be issuing a demo called Future Shock this year. The band has a single/music video for Shred Or Die.
New Comatose Music signings EXTERMINATED (based in The Philippines) is set to release its debut album, The Genesis Of Genocide, in April.
Germany-based death metal band PARASITE released its third full-length Deep Into The Dark through Rising Nemesis Records on 26.02.2021.
RELENTLESS AGGRESSION (formerly HELL AWAITS) from Norway has a demo called A Shadow Of All Things Broken.
Italy-based INTOLERANT has a video for the track Attack! off its Primal Future album.
France-based RÅTTEN has an album called Roi-De-Rats through Negra Nit. The group came together in 2019.
US-based HIERACRHY’s self-titled demo was issued in December. The band was founded in 2002, went on hiatus in 2010 and returned in 2018.
LAMB OF GOD will issue a three-disc edition of the 2020 self-titled album. It will contain the album plus two bonus tracks and a live version of the record. A DVD performance of Lamb Of God is on the disc.
Bay Area, California-based solo act ASTHAROTH has a single called Behind The Mask Of Virtue from the upcoming demo Between Death And Rebirth.
USA-based deathcore act THY ENEMY has a demo called Chapters. The band was founded in 2018.
Portugal-based RAGEFUL (initially called WALL OF DEATH) has a demo called Ineptitude.
Crossover band ALMOST DEAD has signed with Art Gates Records. A new album is expected this spring.
Belgium-based PESTIFER has a documentary about the recording of its new album Expanding Oblivion, its release amidst the current pandemic, its relationship with Xenokorp and a forthcoming live in the studio recording during the Belgian quarantine.
Another project: Terry Butler (DEATH, OBITUARY, MASSACRE, etc.) has joined with Jeramie Kling (VENOM INC., THE ABSENCE, etc.) on drums/vocals and Taylor Nordberg (THE ABSENCE, GOREGÄNG, etc.) on guitar to form INHUMAN CONDITION. The band is entering the studio next month. Inhuman Condition was the name of a MASSACRE EP from 1992.
EVILE’s Hell Unleashed is out through Napalm Records on 30.04.2021.
SAMAEL will commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Passage album by performing it on a European tour this autumn.
GOLGOTHA has issued an EP called Remembering The Past/Writing The Future through Xtreem Music on the second of March.
Onism Productions will release THERMOHALINE’s new album Maelström on 26.03.2021. The band features Lennart Janssen (DRUON ANTIGON), Ignacio Elias Rosner (IER and UROBOROS) and Nuno Lourenço (SALQIU and 0-NUN).
ABBATH has entered the studio for the recording of its third full-length. The band is residing at the Dub Studio in Kristiansand, Norway with producer Endre Kirkesol currently.
Avantgarde Music is issuing the debut from the Sweden-based black metal act ESCUMERGAMËNT (featuring members of STILLA, SETHERIAL and more) and the sophomore album of US one-man band SUICIDE FOREST.
GOJIRA will release a new album, entitled Fortitude, through Roadrunner Records on April 30th.
Almaty, Kazakhstan-based ZARRAZA has a video for the song More Than Hate from its full-length Necroshiva.
Wales-based BLIND DIVIDE has a demo called Nimis E.P.
Germany-based ON ATLAS’ SHOUDLERS has a demo called Hyperion this summer. The band was founded in 2018 and had a demo called Invictus in 2020.
Finland-based BLOODY HELL has a new record entitled The Bloodening, which is out through Rockshots Records on 30.04.2021. The band has an advance single called Burn Witch Burn.
USA-based deathcore band WHATDRIVESTHEWEAK has a release called Lightbringer.
After stomping on a picture of a historical prostitute called Virgin Mary BEHEMOTH singer Adam “Nergal” Darski has been convicted for offending religious sensibilities by a court in Warsaw, Poland.
ONCHOCERCIASIS ESOPHAGOGASTRODUODENOSCOPY‘s The Rotted Plinth Of Sachiel album will be issued by Stillbirth Records on 09.04.2021. A single called Profane Psalms Carved Into The Palms Of God is out now.
TOMBS has a music video for the song Secrets Of The Black Sun, which is taken from 2020’s full-length Under Sullen Skies.
France-based SETH has an upcoming record called La Morsure Du Christ through Season Of Mist on May 7th.
Blackened Industrial doom band CULTED has a new full-length called Nous through Season Of Mist.
Spain-based ALTARAGE have an album called Succumb. The album is scheduled for release through Season Of Mist’s Underground Activists on April 23rd.
Singer Eddie Sutton of hardcore band LEEWAY has stage three adenocarcinoma, lung cancer. There is a GoFundMe campaign as well.
The Montreal, Canada-based solo act MAUDIIR has a single called Spirit Of Sulfur. This second single is from the upcoming demo La Part Du Diable.