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BY THE SPIRITS: Polish Neo-Folk Artist Signs Worldwide Deal With Eisenwald

Eisenwald is proud to announce the signing of Polish folk artist BY THE SPIRITS to an exclusive worldwide deal. A reworked compilation of the band’s partial discography is coming later this year. BY THE SPIRITS is a folk project hailing from the mystic woods of Lower Silesia near the Ślęża mountain in Poland. Founded in 2016, solo artist Michał Krawczuk has created a remarkable catalog through the practice of ancient magick, and has performed over 40 shows throughout Europe. The essence of BY THE SPIRITS is to create folk-inspired music hailing to the old gods, telling stories about the connections […]

Voyag3r announce new album, War Mask

VOYAG3R (pronounced Voyager 3) return with their 3rd studio album, War Mask. Expanding on the sonic pallet the band created with their debut, Doom Fortress, and follow up 2xLP, Are You Synthetic?, VOYAG3R deliver a diverse, dark and dynamic collection of songs, including a cover of the KING CRIMSON classic, ‘Red’. Heavier tracks, such as ‘Ancient Enemies’, bring the rock element to the forefront, while more open tracks like ‘Sequenza Di Mezzanotte’, showcase a ’70s vibed, organic sound. View the album trailer via YouTube: War Mask was self-produced and recorded at the Tempermill studios in Ferndale, MI, using their […]

FÖRGJORD set release date for new WEREWOLF album, reveal first track

Today, Werewolf Records, in conspiracy with Hells Headbangers, sets April 19th as the international release date for the highly anticipated fourth album of FORGJORD, Ilmestykset, on CD format. Hailing from the forever-thriving Finnish black metal underground, FORGJORD is one of that scene’s stranger and more unique entities. Existing since the mid ’90s, the trio have largely shied away from the spotlight – even when that spotlight is blacklit and dim – and patiently parcel out their releases, with a sparse-yet-solid discography to date. Uhripuu – their third album, released to critical acclaim in 2017 by Werewolf Records – crystalized the […]

German Classic Metal Crew PULVER To Release Kings Under The Sand May 10 On Gates Of Hell Records

Just over a year after the release of their well-received self-titled debut EP, PULVER emerge with the Kings Under The Sand full-length, an album loaded with eight taut, memorable, but gritty classic metal cuts. The album will be released May 10 on Gates Of Hell Records. The “Phantom Hawk” arrives to enslave ancient Egypt! Here to tell the tale is PULVER, a German metal five-piece who batters like classic TANK and dazzles like early IRON MAIDEN. Recorded in October of 2018 at Big Snuff Studio in Berlin, Germany, with producer Richard Behrens at the helm, Kings Under the Sand is […]

Death Metal Conglomerate Hypoxia To Release Sophomore Album, Announces ‘Condemned To The Abyss’ Video

New York City-based death metal outfit HYPOXIA – featuring members of MONSTROSITY, CASTRATOR, and more – will release their torrential second full-length, Abhorrent Disease, through the extreme music merchants at Poland’s Selfmadegod Records in April. The album’s cover art, track listing, and a video for ‘Condemned To The Abyss’ have been released. HYPOXIA was founded in 2008 by drummer Carolina Perez and guitarist Carlos Arboleda, culminating the wrath of influential acts SEPULTURA, VADER, SUFFOCATION and other death metal icons. In 2011, the band released their first demo, The Purge, but the 2013-released follow-up, Public Execution, is where the band’s name […]

Canadian Firebrands SMOULDER Bring Epic Doom and Power Metal on Debut Album / April 26 on Cruz Del Sur Music

Toronto (ON) – Cruz Del Sur Music is proud to announce the forthcoming full-length debut album from Canadian firebrands SMOULDER. On Times Of Obscene Evil And Wild Daring, the quintet escapes into realms of fantasy, glory and heroism, all under the banner of epic doom and power metal! The album will be released April 26. Decibel has premiered album track ‘Ilian of Garathorm’ Stream it below: Digital pre-orders: Buoyed by the success of their The Sword Woman demo comes SMOULDER, a Canadian epic doom/power metal quintet who combines obscure metal savvy with brilliant storytelling on their first full-length, Times Of […]

Cascadian Black Metal Legends FAUNA Sign To Lupus Lounge / Prophecy Productions & Embark On April European Tour

Originators of Cascadian Black Metal, the almighty FAUNA have signed a worldwide deal with Lupus Lounge/Prophecy Productions. “FAUNA looks to the sky as we initiate a new collaboration with Prophecy Productions, calling forth new initiatory rites and preparing to revisit past chapters. There is not another label with Prophecy’s reach and stature that so thoroughly respects our objectives and has such a diverse and respectable roster of fellow seekers. We entrust our legacy to them as we move forward into a new era, utterly sacred in its unpredictability.” – FAUNA Listen to Fauna here In 2004, the drive to explore […]

PA VESH EN Sets Release Date For New Iron Bonehead EP, Reveal First Track

Today, Iron Bonehead Productions sets May 3rd as the international release date for a brand-new EP from PA VESH EN, Cryptic Rites Of Necromancy, on 7″ vinyl format. In just a few short years, this Belarusian enigma has built a sizable (and starkly terrifying) catalog, culminating in last year’s critically acclaimed Church Of Bones debut album. Thus far, PA VESH EN has exhibited a stark ‘n’ unsettling style of black metal: from stifled-violence miserablism to seemingly formless drift, from bent-askew melodicism to echo-chamber murk, always with a tortured soul guiding everything, he’s almost effortlessly created a soundworld beyond compare – […]


Nordvis Produktion announces April 26th as the international release date for MURG’s highly anticipated third album, Strävan, on CD and vinyl LP formats. Strävan – “striving”or “endeavor” – is the third album of the anonymous Swedish black metal duo MURG. Strävan finalizes the trilogy begun in 2015 with the debut album Varg och Björn (‘Wolf And Bear’) and was continued with Gudatall (‘Godpine’). Here in this final chapter, humankind as we know it, with all our flaws and perversions, no longer exists: a new form is created, a perfect beast born to sacrifice itself to end the entire universe. Strävan […]


South Carolina’s USDM stalwarts LECHEROUS NOCTURNE Will hit the road next month for the North American Conquest Tour. Joining them for the U.S. and Canadian dates will be Blackened Death Metallers and South Carolina brethren OLKOTH. Tour dates are below. More info can found at THIS LOCATION. March 8 – Spartanburg, SC – Ground ZeroMarch 9 – Willmington, DE – Bar XIIIMarch 10 – Brooklyn, NY – Saint Vitus BarMarch 12 – Quebec, QC – L’Anti Bar & SpectaclesMarch 13 – Ottawa, ON – Cafe DeheufMarch 14 – Toronto, CA – Coalition TorontoMarch 16 – Montreal, QC – Piranha BarMarch […]