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PSYCROPTIC premiere music video for the title track off upcoming EP, The Watcher Of All

Australia-based, tech-death masters PSYCROPTIC reveal a music video for the title track off their new EP The Watcher Of All, which comes out this Friday, November 27th on Agonia Records (physical release) and Prosthetic Records (digital release). The video was filmed by Wilson Bambrick and is available at THIS LOCATION Tasmania is recognized for two unique entities; the Tasmanian Devil and having generated one of the innovative leaders of the modern death metal scene, PSYCROPTIC. Since their formation in 1999, the band have constantly evolved and broken through the boundaries that the genre can sometimes impose upon itself. Never fearful […]


THE RYMAN | NASHVILLE, TNDECEMBER 11, 8PM CT Featuring THE ALLMAN BETTS BAND and special guests Jimmy Hall (Wet Willie), Luther Dickinson (North Mississippi Allstars), Shannon McNally, Alex Orbison, JD Simo, Patrick Sweany and more to be announced The Allman Family Revival will be returning for its fourth year in celebration of Gregg Allman’s birthday, This year the show will take place in Nashville, TN at the iconic Ryman Auditorium. Tickets will be on sale beginning Friday, October 13 at 10am central. There will be limited and socially distanced in person attendances, as well as streaming ticketing options available. Purchase […]

WEDGE: new song ‘Across The Water’ available for streaming

Berlin-based classic rock specialists WEDGE have recently announced the release of their third studio album, Like No Tomorrow, on Heavy Psych Sounds. To follow with roaring first single, ‘Computer’, the trio reveals a second single with ‘Across The Water’. “Although the new album is packed with straight-forward rock songs like our first single ‘Computer’, there are also a few somewhat mellower tunes with a psychedelic touch. ‘Across The Water’ is one of them. An electric piano played through a rotating Leslie cabinet, harmonized vocals, tremolo and fuzzy tape-delayed backwards guitars are building the dreamy soundscape of this song.” says the […]

SAVIORSKIN sign to Horror Pain Gore Death Productions; Omnipotence Of The Absolute set for release on December 18th

Horror Pain Gore Death Productions have signed Houston Texas’ industrialized Gothic Doom/Death Metal act SAVIORSKIN. The new album Omnipotence Of The Absolute is up now for pre-order and will be released December 18th on CD and Digital formats, along with merchandise and bundles. Omnipotence Of The Absolute features guest appearances by Kam Lee (Massacre / Death) and Rogga Johansson (Paganizer / Ribspreader / Ghoulhouse). SAVIORSKIN return to HPGD with the new album Omnipotence Of The Absolute! Hailing from Houston Texas, SAVIORSKIN formed in 2018 and perform Industrialized Gothic Doom/Death Metal. Omnipotence Of The Absolute showcases eight morose hymns, each one […]

Portuguese grind maniacs BESTA return with new single, ‘Dissector’

Times are tough and strange, and we decided within the band to give our contribution to whom most need more than ourselves, so we decided to donate THIS SONG for Hardcore Help Foundation alongside our label Lifeforce Records. ‘Dissector’ is a brand new unreleased song, post-Eterno Rancor from 2019. The song was mixed and mastered by Argentinian/Belgian producer Martin Furia (Nervosa, Evil Invaders) for Somma Prods at LoudBeast Studio, Antwerp, Belgium and recorded by FOH engineer and producer Nuno Loureiro, cover artwork was design by renowned artist José Mendes. In the meantime, the band is working on a new full […]

Louisiana Blackened Doom Unit KAVYK Announce Debut Album Radiant Abyss + Stream First Single ‘Civilized’

Louisiana blackened doom four-piece KAVYK has risen from the swamp to unveil its long-awaited debut album, Radiant Abyss, Dec. 18 via Caustic Hollow. LISTEN TO THE HYPNOTIC STRAINS OF ‘CIVILIZED’ HERE Recorded and mixed by James Whitten (Thou, High On Fire) and mastered by Brad Boatright (Gatecreeper, Full Of Hell), Radiant Abyss is over 40 minutes of blackened sludge and pitiless death-doom, complete with excruciating tremolo, blast beats, and an ominous atmosphere. Guitarist/vocalist Troy Bennett says, “The point of Radiant Abyss was to be non-yielding to specific genres and just write heavy, experimental music. Each song is meant to contain […]

DESCENT INTO MAELSTROM release new single, ‘Pater’

DESCENT INTO MAELSTROM is proud to present the new single ‘Pater’ out on digital stores via Club Inferno Ent. and presented with a lyric video edited by Marcelo Silva (Ms Motion Graphics) STREAM HERE The new song, ‘Pater’, is the most direct and powerful that the band has ever created and represents the beginning of a renewed style that leads the band towards a new musical identity and new album.Fans of DEATH, PESTILENCE, the fury of BEHEMOTH, and the Progressive elements of OPETH and EDGE OF SANITY – here is a band to keep absolutely an eye on. ORDER/STREAM ‘Pater’ […]

KATLA release sophomore album, Allt þetta helvítis myrkur

KATLA release their sophomore full-length Allt þetta helvítis myrkur. The album is now streaming in full at the links below: Bandcamp Youtube Order HERE KATLA comment: “We are stoked to tell you that Allt þetta helvítis myrkur finally hits the shop after long period of hard work”, says drummer Guðmundsson Óli Pálmason. “Our sophomore album is a labour of love. We have crafted and desiged every aspect of this release, from music and lyrics via recording and production, mixing and mastering, layout and visual art, down to the handwriting and even the colour of the vinyls. Nothing has been left […]

CARDINAL WYRM: Oakland Doom Metal Trio With Members Of Vastum, Terebellum, And More To Release Fourth Album, Devotionals; ‘Nightmarchers’ Streaming + Preorders Posted

Long-running Oakland, California-based doom metal band CARDINAL WYRM is preparing to release their fourth album, Devotionals, on December 11th. Alongside the album’s details, cover art, and preorders, the song ‘Nightmarchers’ has been made available for streaming. CARDINAL WYRM’s Devotionals can be described as heavy, intricate, driving, progressive, and genre bending music that seeks to tell a story. The album features Pranjal Tiwari (S.C.R.A.M.) on drums and lead vocals, Nathan A. Verrill (Terebellum, Fyrhtu) on guitars and backing vocals, and Leila Abdul-Rauf (Vastum, Terebellum, Hammers Of Misfortune, Fyrhtu) playing bass and providing additional vocals. The follow-up to their Svart Records-released 2016 […]

THE GLASSPACK: Louisville Psychedelic Punk Unit Releases Free Misfits/Samhain Covers EP; New Full-Length Set For 2021 Unveiling Via Small Stone

Louisville, Kentucky-based psychedelic punk unit, THE GLASSPACK, has unleashed their first recorded material in over a decade in the form of their Candy Apples And Razor Blades EP. Featuring various Misfits and Samhain covers, the eight-track offering is available for free via Bandcamp and serves as a teaser to the band’s forthcoming new full-length, Moon Patrol, set for release in 2021 via Small Stone Records. Comments vocalist “Dirty” Dave Johnson, “I asked the guys if we could record something special this year to give away for free. So, we quickly recorded some punk rock and metal favorites with a dash […]