Dark Descent will release CORPSESSED’s The Dagger And The Chalice on May 12th. The band hails from Finland.
Pride: Pulverised Records is proud to have signed Singaporean band IMPIETY for its upcoming eighth studio album.
More pride: Pulverised Records is proud to sign Swedish death metal band SKINEATER. Formed in late 2008, SKINEATER features scene veterans Håkan Stuvemark (ex-WOMBBATH, ex-IN THY DREAMS), Stefan Westerberg (ex-CARNAL FORGE, ex-IN THY DREAMS, etc.), Thomas Ohlsson (APOSTASY, ex-THE PROJECT HATE MCMXCIX) and Jörgen Ström (THE MARY MAJOR).
Dutch death metal band DETONATION has issued a demo called Reprisal. The band went the independent route once it became clear a label was not in the cards. The band is playing in Italy and The Netherlands next month.
Greyhaze Records will issue an EP and a full-length album by Brazilian grindcore outfit DESALMADO. DESALMADO’s Hereditas 10″ EP is out this summer.
RISING DARK, from Faenza Italy, has signed with SG Records. The debut is called Apocalyptic and was recorded at Fear Studio in 2009. It contains 40 minutes of thrashcore.
LOUDBLAST will release a new album, Frozen Moments Between Life And Death, on April 18th through XIII Bis Records. It was recorded and mixed by producer Peter Tägtgren at Abyss Studio.
Sweden’s PORTRAIT will release a second full-length album, Crimen Laesae Majestatis Divinae, on May 10th through Metal Blade Records. The album was recorded at Necromorbus Studio (WATAIN, UNANIMATED and DESTRÖYER 666) in Alvik, Sweden.
Due to “circumstances beyond the band’s control,” DESTRUCTION has postponed its previously announced South American dates to August.
BRUTAL TRUTH has completed work on its new full-length album, End Time, with Doug White.
HELHEIM’s Heiðindómr Ok Mótgangr is out now.
GALLHAMMER will release its third studio album, The End, on May 31st through Peaceville Records. The album was recorded at Void)))Lab in Tokyo in October of 2010 and was mastered in Oslo, Norway in February of 2011.
HATE ETERNAL album Phoenix Amongst The Ashes is out through Metal Blade. The band is touring Canada in June.
Dark Descent Records has announced the signing of American death metal act FATHER BEFOULED for the release of its third album on CD and LP formats. The band will enter the studio in August to record Revulsion Of Seraphic Grace and hopes to shoot for a release late in the year.
ViciSolum Productions has signed the Norwegian thrash metal band EXELOUME and will release its album, Fairytale Of Perversion, on May 13th.
UNITED’s Tear Of Illusions will be released on April 20th through Spiritual Beast.
The power of loyalty and fidelity. EXHORDER has recruited bassist Jorge Caicedo (THE VOID and BUILT TO DESTROY) for the shows with RIGOR MORTIS. He replaces Frankie Sparcello who died in March.
Ukraine’s APOSTATE is seeking a label.
NEVERMORE guitar player Jeff Loomis and drummer Van Williams have announced their departure from the group. Loomis and Williams had been with NEVERMORE since the band’s first album, 1995’s self-titled, Nevermore. The two refer to “internal struggles and ongoing issues within the band” as a reason for their move. NEVERMORE recently cancelled its tour with SYMPHONY X.
The self-titled debut album from THE KONSORTIUM is ready to launch through Agonia Records, featuring 8 tracks of black/thrash metal. The band features Teloch from MAYHEM/NIDINGR on guitar.
Italian band KENOS has announced the departure from the band of singer Alex Giudice. Michele Spallieri (GRIVERS and SYMMETRIC DISORDER) will be the new singer of the band.
Gene Hoglan covered drum duties for FORBIDDEN drummer Mark Hernandez at the band’s headlining appearances at Inferno Fest in Norway and at Metropole Ruhr Fest in Germany. Hernandez was busy with a “family obligation.”
The new KRALLICE album Diotima is now available through Profound Lore.
NOCTEM’s new album is entitled Oblivion and out through Rising Records. The second part of the trilogy that started with the Divinity album is going to be “the hardest, fastest and darkest opus from the band until the date.”
LOCK UP has picked Necropolis Transparent as the title for its upcoming album. Necropolis Transparent will be released on July 1st (Europe) and July 12th (North America).
Pivotal Rockordings has signed NOCICEPTOR and ANNEX THEORY.
ALL SHALL PERISH has announced This Is Where It Ends as the title for its fourth full-length record and follow-up to its 2008 release Awaken The Dreamers. The majority of This Is Where It Ends was recorded and mixed once again at Castle Ultimate Studio in Oakland with producer Zack Ohren (LIGHT THIS CITY, DECREPIT BIRTH and SUFFOCATION).
Michigan black metal act WINTERUS is going to release In Carbon Mysticism on April 26th (North America)/May 16th (Europe) on Lifeforce Records.
DEEDS OF FLESH has parted ways with guitarist Sean Southern due to “personal reasons” and have replaced him with Craig Peters of ARKAIK.