Ottawa, Canada-based OMINOUS ECLIPSE has a demo called Sinister.
Germany-based DAMAGE SOURCE’s Aeons Of Nothingness is out through Crawling Chaos Records on the 13th of April.
ABHOR (Italy) has a record called Occulta religiO through Iron Bonehead on the 25th of May. The band was founded in 1995.
Lithuania-based LIVING ALTAR has issued an album called Scythes Towards Psyche through Inferna Profundus Records.
ALTAR OF PERVERSION’s Intra Naos album is out through The Ajna Offensive/Norma Evangelium Diaboli on 15th of April.
Death metal band BARBARIAN PROPHECIES’ Origin album is out through Base Record Production and Hecatombe Records. The band is based in Spain.
VAHRZAW’s Husk CD is out through Blood Harvest on 23.04.2018. The label asserts that this may be the black/death metal band’s last album.
SALTAS’ Currents tape is out through Nuclear War Now! Productions. The band was formed in Gothenburg, Sweden in 2017.
The Crawling Chaos Records has issued BLYH’s Transparent To The World. The band is described as black metal.
Italy-based DOMINANCE has a video for Breathless, which is taken from XX: The Rising Vengeance album. It was issued by Sliptrick Records in 2016.
MAZE OF FEELINGS’s self-titled album is out through Bad Mood Man Music. The band is described as death, doom, progressive, heavy…
Iceland-based LJÁIN’s Endasálmar Og Klofnar Tungur will be issued by Signal Rex on the 20th April. LJÁIN is a relatively newer work of the prolific H.V Lyngdal, most known for WORMLUST.
They are all “proud” and honoured and blab la bla… Blood Harvest Records and Helter Skelter Productions “are proud to present” Los Angeles-based TRANSCENDENCE’s second EP Hour Of The Summoning on cassette tape format.
SÂMBĂTA MORȚILOR’s Sâmbăta Morților II is out through Sepulchral Silence (digital music distribution). The Romania-based band was founded in 2014.
Greece-based crossover band ABOVE US THE WAVES has signed with Growl Records a division of ROAR! Rock Of Angels Records. ABOVE US THE WAVES’ album Rough On High Seas contains 8 tracks and shall be out on June 8th.
PSEUDOGOD’s Sepulchral Chants DLP is out through Nuclear War Now! Productions on the 15th of May. The Russia-based band is described as black metal.
UK-based death metal act NIHIL EYES has signed a deal with Portugal’s Ultraje to release its debut full-length Black Path for the first time on CD on May 18th.
SUMMON (Portugal) has an album called Parazv Il Zilittv through Iron Bonehead in April.
TRIVERSE MASSACRE’s EP Hades is out through Sliptrick Records.
MORBID ANGEL, MISERY INDEX, DREAMING DEAD and HATE STORM ANNIHILATION are touring the USA in April. ORIGIN substitutes for MISERY INDEX in May. MORBID ANGEL is supporting the Kingdoms Disdained album.
Originally a 2016 demo, FLAME ACAUSAL’s Contra Mundum In Aeternum CD is out through Blood Harvest on the 18th of May.
VENOM INC. has temporarily replaced drummer Abaddon with Jeramie Kling of THE ABSENCE for the upcoming European tour. Abaddon is reportedly staying home to be with his wife as she is due to give birth. The Blood Stained Earth Tour 2018 also SUFFOCATION, NERVOSA, AETERNAM and SURVIVE.
Belgium-based thrash metal act BASEMENT CRITTERS has signed a worldwide distribution deal for the Hurt Me With The Truth EP with Wormholedeath. The band is currently working on a full-length album with Carlo Bellotti and Jonathan Mazzeo.
Germany-based ABYTHIC has an album called Beneath Ancient Portals through Blood Harvest on the 11th of May.
ABORTED FETUS has an album called The Ancient Spirits Of Decay released through Comatose Music on May 11th.
Sweden-based death metal band INISANS has an album called Transition through Blood Harvest on the 6th of April.
Not to be confused with BLOODBOUND’s album, Canada-based ÆPOCH’s Tabula Rasa is out through Toilet Ov Hell. The Awakening Inception album is out on April 13th.
USA-based UNFLESH, which is described as blackened melodic death, has a demo called Savior out on May 25th.
Denmark-based death/black metal band CROCELL has released a video for Once Called Slaves. The song is taken from CROCELL’s Relics album, which was recorded during the band’s ten-year anniversary in 2017. It was released through LongLife Records on March 16th.
THE GROTESQUERY’s The Lupine Anathema is out through Xtreem Music on the 6th of April. The band features Rogga Johansson (who is in a couple of hundred bands) and vocalist Kam Lee of MASSACRE fan.
KOSMOGYR’s Eviternity demo is out now. The band was formed after a Czech expatriate and a Chinese man met in Shanghai, China.
“Ov” suggests the band is cult (sic): One-man black metal act VOX LVCIFERI has a demo called Ov Lacerated Soil.
TRIPTYKON, BENEDICTION, NECROPHOBIC, POSSESSION, DARVAZA and IZEGRIM have been added to the line-up of Eindhoven Metal Meeting 2018, which is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year. The festival will take place on Friday 14 and Saturday 15th of December 2018 in The Netherlands.
Toronto, Canada-based gore metal band HUMAN COMPOST has a compilation album called Exhumations Of Death And Horror out through Horror Pain Gore Death on April 13th.
GIGANTOMACHIA will issue an album called Atlas through Agoge Records.
Sweden-based SINIESTRO has an EP called Arctic Blood through Black Lion Records this May.
The band GRINDING REACTION has picked up guitarist Rafael Santos as it releases a demo called Time, Persistence And Fury.
Ukraine-based PAGANLAND will play a concert to commemorate its twentieth anniversary. The show will be at Lviv. PAGANLAND will play at the Infinite Agony Ritual 3 show in Lithuania.
OVERKILL will release Live In Overhausen through Nuclear Blast on May 18th. The CD and DVD commemorates two albums’ anniversaries. It was the 25th anniversary of Horrorscope and 30th anniversary of Feel The Fire in April 2016. Former guitarist Bobby Gustafsson has come out against the release urging fans to boycott it as he is not receiving royalty for the music he composed.
ONSLAUGHT, which has become known for its member changes, has guitarist Iain “GT” Davies and drummer Mic Hourihan. The band already has replacements and will play Bloodstock this year.
Guitarist John Ricci, drummer and vocalist Dan Beehler and bassist Allan Johnson have regrouped in EXCITER and working on a new album.
MASTER has signed a deal with Transcending Obscurity Records. The band’s next album, Vindictive Miscreant, will be released later this year.
TANKARD has re-signed with Nuclear Blast.
SKINLESS has a new album called Savagery through Relapse.
USA-based SKINNED’s Shadow Syndicate will be out through Xenokrp Records on May 4th.
AT THE GATES played a secret and unannounced show as THE BURNING DARKNESS at Bastard Club in Osnabrück, Germany on March 2nd.
Italy-based DR.GORE has a new album called From The Deep Of Rotten out through Bizarre Leprous Production next month.
DRUKNROLL’s Unbalanced album was issued by Metal Scrap through March, 16th.
Art Gates Records has signed Finland-based combo WHITEMOUR. The death/black metal band will issue its full-length this year.
OKSENNUS’ Kolme Toista LP/CD is out through Nuclear War Now! Productions on the 15th of May.
Seattle, USA-based dissonant black/death outfit VOIDTHRONE has a demo called Kur.
Boston, USA-based blackened technical melodic death metal band UNFLESH has a demo called Savior.
Calgary, Canada-based WIDOW’S PEAK has a debut demo called Graceless out on April 27th. The band is playing at the Decimate Metalfest.
Australia-based label Séance Records issued MASCHARAT’s self-titled debut album on September 15th, 2017. It is a limited edition of 500 copies. The band monicker means ‘joke’ in Arabic.
Century Media Records has signed Denmark-based death metal band BAEST. The label is issuing the band’s Danse Macabre album after witnessing the group perform at the Copenhell Freezes Over event.
ALL THAT REMAINS singer Phil Labonte has posted a gun video online showing off his love for the deadly weapon and of course giving advice on choice of weapons.
Vancouver, Canada-based blackened death thrashers HALLUX have a music video for the song Yersinia Pestis in support of the debut self-titled demo released this February.
Dunkelheit Produktionen will issue SUBDUER’s debut EP, Death Monolith, on May 1st. The Germany-based band is described as black/death metal.
MISANTHROPIC EXISTENCE’s Death Shall Be Served is out through Aesthetic Death. The death/black metal band is based in the UK.
MALEVOLENT CREATION has signed a deal with Hammerheart Records. The group’s next album is tentatively due later this year.
Inferno Records has established a death metal sub-label called Bleed Records. The imprint has a grindcore band signed and due for an announcement soon.
VOMITOR’s Pestilent Death is out through Hells Headbangers on the 20th April.
Italy-based METHEDRINE’s Built For Speed album is out through Kornalcielo Records. The crossover band is based in Italy.
The hundredth band this month the label calls “progressive.” The “progressive death metal” band ADVENT OF BEDLAM has an album called Human Portal Phenomenon through Horror Pain Gore Death. There is nothing progressive about the Costa Rica-based act.
KROLOK’s When the Moon Sang Our Songs is out through Inferna Profundus Records on the 13th of April. The Slovakia-based band is classified as black metal.
Greece-based black metal duo MELAN SELAS’ Reon LP is out through Iron Bonehead in May.