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VOODUS – ‘Pillars Of Fire’ track premiere

‘Pillars Of Fire’ is taken from the upcoming mini album Open The Otherness, out soon on Shadow Records (distributed & marketed by Regain Records). Release date: June 22, 2020 The Swedish black metal band VOODUS came to unholy life under the name Jormundgang more than a decade-and-a-half ago. Following the release of several demos and an album, the band adopted VOODUS as their new name, and since then have released a pair of EPs, one full length, Into The Wild, and now a new EP called Open The Otherness, out in June 2020. Watch the video HERE VOODUS Online:Bandcamp Facebook

EXPUNGED set release date for HELLS HEADBANGERS debut mini-album

Hells Headbangers sets April 24th as the international release date for EXPUNGED’s highly anticipated debut mini-album, Expunged, on 12″ vinyl format. EXPUNGED is the brainchild of death metal master W.D., who’s previously handled the axe in Dead Soul Alliance and Evolution Fail stretching as far back as the mid ’90s. W.D. is the songwriter and K.F. drums (from old-school death metallers Töteblut), while J.S. (AKA Jo “Steel” Capitalicide from Ice War) is on vocal and lyrical duties as well as handling the bass, with the latter showing how versatile his singing abilities can somehow be. Formed in the spring of […]

Cage of Creation announces new album: Into Nowhere II

Russian psychedelic black rock act CAGE OF CREATION unveil details of their upcoming album Into Nowhere II, scheduled for release on 29 April 2020 via Devoted Art Propaganda as a limited golden digipack CD. Ahead of the album’s release, listen to the track ‘Into Nowhere X’ HERE The second part in the Into Nowhere album series, Into Nowhere II takes the listener deep into the forest on a lunar shamanic journey, it explores moonlit nights, the thin line between meditation, death and infinity. “Follow up your end-journey deep through the timberline. Just remember, the deeper into the wood you go, […]

Cult of Lilith signs worldwide deal with Metal Blade Records

Metal Blade Records is proud to welcome Iceland’s CULT OF LILITH to its worldwide roster! Formed in 2015, CULT OF LILITH draws inspiration from multiple genres and time periods of music: metal (and all of its sub-genres), jazz, blues, flamenco, avant-garde, baroque and classical music. Uncompromising, raw and brutal, with hauntingly beautiful melodies, CULT OF LILITH is truly unique and diverse, but has a cohesive theme that binds all of their musical elements together. CULT OF LILITH comments: “We are beyond happy to announce this signing with a label which has influenced generations including us. It is an honor to […]

Witchskull to Release A Driftwood Cross April 24th via Rise Above Records

The skies are dark. The atmosphere is thick with dread. The future looks bleak. Only pure, red-blooded heavy fucking metal can save us now. Belching effortlessly classic and crushing anthems from the riffian depths, with all the power and panache of Black Sabbath at their peak, Witchskull return in 2020 to stir our souls once again. WITCHSKULL will release their new album A Driftwood Cross April 24th via Rise Above Records. Pre-order the album on Amazon and iTunes Students of monolithic, turbo-charged and fuzzed-out doom will already be familiar with this Australian trio. Erupting into the consciousness of riff worshippers […]

ECLIPSE Announces Live From The Quarantine – Streaming Concert For April 1st!

Swedish rockers take their show online, including the debut performance of brand new single! After having to postpone gigs all over the world due to the recent COVID-19 outbreak, Swedish band ECLIPSE have organized an online gig that will be streamed LIVE from Stockholm on Wednesday April 1st at 8pm CET. Lead singer Erik Martensson: ”In the last few weeks we have had to cancel shows in Japan, Australia, the UK, Spain and a bunch of other places. So we started talking about what options we had. We could of course set up a phone in our rehearsal space and […]


“Do we sing what we write or write what we sing?” Mark Lanegan and Wesley Eisold have come together to present words of dystopian desolation — well timed, no doubt. Plague Poems is a collection of 23 poems written by each, for love: lost, losing, and even sometimes found. Written in February and March of 2020, the sub-conscious presents a narrative of love in the end of days. Eisold comments, “This is Mark’s first collection of poetry and on my end, these are the poems I’ve always wanted to write but couldn’t until now. Undoubtedly you will understand why once […]

WOLFHEART Releases Official Music Video for New Track ‘Hail Of Steel’

Finnish heavy melodic death metal unit WOLFHEART recently announced the upcoming release of their new full-length Winter War epic, Wolves Of Karelia, out April 10, 2020 via Napalm Records. Today, WOLFHEART has revealed another fantastic offering cut from Wolves Of Karelia, entitled ‘Hail Of Steel’. The track signals oncoming war with an ocean-like wave of rhythm and hair-raising guitars, cascading into an extreme, melodic wall of blastbeats and symphonics. Accented by piercing clean vocal harmonics and pummeling double bass, the track sets the grand stage for the entire album. The new music video is equally as searing – a fiery […]

COME TO GRIEF: Legendary Sludge Offshoot Release New EP + Announce New Bassist

New England-based sludge legends COME TO GRIEF are pleased to announce the release of their second EP Pray For The End, out now via Grievance Records, as well as the addition of bassist Randy Larsen (ex-Cable, ex-Isis). Formed in 1991 by Disrupt guitarist Terry Savastano, GRIEF’s style of “extreme doom” was seminal to all things slow, doom, and sludge to follow. For more than a decade, GRIEF would release several albums, EPs, splits and compilations before calling it quits in 2001, despite a couple of reunion attempts. Fast-forward to 2014, Terry’s new version of the band (including former drummer Chuck […]

FUNERAL LEECH: New York City Death/Doom Bringers To Release Death Meditation Full-Length Via Carbonized April 17th; New Track Streaming + Preorders Available

Stream / Share FUNERAL LEECH’s ‘Statues’ At THIS LOCATION New York City-based death/doom bringers FUNERAL LEECH will unleash their debut full-length, Death Meditation, this April via Carbonized Records. Death Meditation spews forty-five soul-crushing minutes of death/doom darkness mired in contemplation of our mortal fragility. Recorded and mixed at Chapel Black Studios in Brooklyn, New York by Travis Bacon (White Widows Pact, Black Anvil, Hogwasche) and mastered by Arthur Rizk (Power Trip, Tomb Mold), through the putrid resonance of Death Meditation, FUNERAL LEECH believes that death is a new beginning! Death Meditation will be released on LP and digital formats via […]