Canadian speed metal band DEMONA has signed to Inferno Records. An album called Speaking With The Devil is due this autumn.
Halo Of Blood by CHILDREN OF BODOM has entered the German charts at position number 18.
ILIAC THORNS will release a full-length debut, IT, through Inverse Records.
Swiss death metal act DISPARAGED has signed a deal with Apostasy Records.
EXHUMED will release a new album, Necrocacy, through Relapse Records in North America this summer.
Aeonic Obliteration, the debut full-length from Erie, Pennsylvania-based death metal band EXTINCTION PROTOCOL, is out now through NYC-based D.I.Y. label P2.
Louisville, Kentucky-based black metal band ANAGNORISIS has completed the recording of its second demo, Beyond All Light.
FLESH CONSUMED will issue an album called Hymn For The Leeches in 2014 through Unique Leader Records.
Baltimore-based thrash metal band NOISEM will issue its debut LP, Agony Defined, through A389 Recordings this month.
DOWNFALL OF GAIA is touring the USA this summer in support of its 2012 album, Suffocating In The Swarm Of Cranes.
Following the 2009 demo That Of The Swamp Greece’s IXPAPALOTL has a 7-track demo called Corpse Republic. The band has a website at http://kjo666.wix.com/ixpapalotl.
Georgia’s DEAD IN THE DIRT has completed work on The Blind Hole, the band’s debut full-length recording, and will release it this Summer through Southern Lord. The band had previously issued the Fear 7” through the label.
Technical death metallers ABIOTIC have a busy summer schedule ahead. In addition to dates with THE FACELESS, as well as being confirmed to open the July 29th Summer Slaughter show, ABIOTIC will join up with WITHIN THE RUINS for a string of dates in the USA this June.
OBITUARY went corporate with UNATION, for a $5 (they called it $4.99) pay-per-view live stream show. On Saturday, June 8th at The Orpheum in hometown of Tampa, Florida, the show featured an oldie set list and includes professional multi camera footage and sound of the band onstage.
ACHERON is at Bad Back Studio in Cleveland working on an album called Kult Des Hasses (‘Cult Of Hate’), due in November from Listenable Records.
The first three studio albums from techno-metal band ATHEIST, Roadrunner Records’ Piece Of Time, Unquestionable Presence (1991) and Elements, will be re-released as LPs this month through Season Of Mist. The new editions are remastered on coloured vinyl and limited to 500 copies each.
Austrian death metallers MASTIC SCUM will release a new album, CTRL, on September 27th through Massacre Records. The album will contain 11 tracks, including a re-recorded song from the band’s 1994 demo.
AUTOPSY will release its next album The Headless Ritual on July 2nd through Peaceville Records.
Canadian death metallers GORGUTS will release a new album, Colored Sands (sic), on August 30th through Season Of Mist. The band is playing several US shows this summer.
Grindcoholism – the sixth studio full-length from Polish grindcore band SQUASH BOWELS – is completed and awaiting release in the next few weeks through Selfmadegod Records.
According to Czech Republic’s High Court LAMB OF GOD singer Randy Blythe is “not guilty” in connection with the death of a fan three years ago.
Roadrunner Records will release DREAM THEATER’s self-titled album this September.
DEADLOCK will release its next album, The Arsonist, on July 26th through Napalm Records.
KREATOR will release a new DVD, Dying Alive, on August 30th through Nuclear Blast. The show was recorded in Oberhausen, Germany on December 22nd, 2012 where the band was supporting Phantom Antichrist.
Canadian band PROTEST THE HERO, which was successful with an Indiegogo campaign to fund a new album, has lost drummer Moe Carlson. LAMB OF GOD’s Chris Adler has stepped in to record with the band.
Relapse Records has signed Colorado’s PRIMITIVE MAN. The band was formed in 2012.
EYEHATEGOD will tour Europe this summer. The tour will kick off on July 19 in Warsaw, Poland and conclude August 20th in Toulouse, France.
A TWILIGHT FAUNA/CROWN OF ASTERIA split album is now available on cassette through Red River Family Records. It can be purchased here: http://redriverfamily.bigcartel.com/product/013-crown-of-asteria-twilight-fauna-split.
DESOLATOR will release a full-length album, Unearthly Monument, on June 30th through Hellthrasher Productions.
Relapse Records has issued Flies Will Starve, the third full-length from Swiss grind band MUMAKIL.
Vicotnik (a.k.a. Yusaf Parvez) of Norway’s DØDHEIMSGARD (DHG) has announced the signing of a new deal and a new record due this autumn. The band has several shows booked for the summer.
EXHUMED will release a new album, Necrocacy, through Relapse Records in North America on August 6.
KALMAH will release a new studio album, Seventh Swamphony, on June 17th through Spinefarm Records.
US’ INFERA BRUO is issuing Desolation Unknown this month.
KATATONIA’s Dethroned And Uncrowned is out this summer through Kscope, Peaceville’s imprint.