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TWISTED TOWER DIRE: Nameless Grave Records To Release Crest Of The Martyrs Demos From Virginia Heavy Metal Act; ‘Some Other Time, Some Other Place’ Streaming + Preorders Posted

Nameless Grave Records presents Crest Of The Martyrs Demos, an alternate/demo version of TWISTED TOWER DIRE’s adored third album, making the recordings available for the first time. In the days of olde, after classic heavy metal was supplanted by extreme music and before the current reignition of interest that the genre has enjoyed, Northern Virginia’s TWISTED TOWER DIRE tirelessly defended true heavy metal in all forms as they sought to breathe new light into a then largely dead genre. By the time their now-legendary third album Crest Of The Martyrs was written they were on top of the world, having […]

NILE To Begin 2022 US Tour Dates Next Month wsg. Incantation, Sanguisugabogg and I AM

International Death Metal legends NILE are primed to embark on their 2022 U.S. headlining tour next month! Featuring support from Incantation, Sanguisugabogg and I AM, the “Age Of Vile Divinities” tour kicks off on Thursday, February 3rd in Nashville, TN, and will touch down in more than 30 cities before concluding in Spartanburg, South Carolina on March 12th. A complete list of dates on the upcoming trek can be found below! The band’s first tour of 2022 comes after last year’s announcement that they’ve signed a worldwide deal with Napalm Records, and that their highly anticipated tenth studio album is […]

Dark Metal Frontrunners AGATHODAIMON Announce Comeback Album The Seven + Reveal First Single

Nine years after the release of In Darkness, German dark metal frontrunners AGATHODAIMON set the stage for their long-awaited comeback – the bittersweet seventh studio album, The Seven, out March 18, 2022 via Napalm Records. AGATHODAIMON’s exceptional new strike maintains the old-school spirit of its predecessor, but can’t be pigeonholed due to its dynamic and widespread musical styles, evoking a gloomy atmosphere fueled by sharp growls, epic clear vocals and a gripping, exceptional sonic universe. Formed in 1995 and entering the scene with their debut, Blacken The Angel, in 1998, bandleader Sathonys was temporarily forced to put AGATHODAIMON on hold […]

CROWBAR To Release Zero And Below Full-Length March 4th, 2022 Via MNRK Heavy; New Single/Video ‘Chemical Godz’ Now Playing At Revolver + Preorders Available

New Orleans, Louisiana sludge metal pioneers CROWBAR will release their long awaited new full-length, Zero And Below, March 4th, 2022 via MNRK Heavy! In celebration, today the band is pleased to unveil the record’s artwork, track listing, and first single/video, ‘Chemical Godz’, now playing at Revolver. CROWBAR songs are unapologetic emotional outpourings, with a bare-knuckle resolve alongside its soul-searching vulnerability, reliably delivered with crushing heaviness. Zero And Below, which cements the band’s dense catalog exactly one dozen studio albums deep, is the most unforgivably doomy CROWBAR record since their 1998 landmark effort, Odd Fellows Rest. Produced, mixed, and mastered by […]

CATTLE DECAPITATION Readies For Death…At Last Headlining Tour, Set To Begin January 18th

In less than one month, San Diego grinders CATTLE DECAPITATION will kick off their long-anticipated US headlining tour. The Death…At Last Tour runs from January 18th through February 20th. Support will be provided by The Last Ten Seconds Of Life, Creeping Death, and Extinction A.D. Tickets are on sale NOW! See all confirmed dates below. CATTLE DECAPITATION will be touring in support of their critically lauded Death Atlas full-length release via Metal Blade Records. Produced by Dave Otero, Death Atlas was named one of the best records of 2019 by Decibel Magazine, MetalSucks, Metal Injection, and many more, and it […]

NILE Mastermind KARL SANDERS to Release New SAURIAN Solo Project Music, Signs Worldwide Contract with Napalm Records

Just shortly after announcing the signing of almighty death metal icons NILE to Napalm Records, the premier international rock and metal label is pleased to announce the additional signing of the band’s own mastermind KARL SANDERS’ solo project, with plans to release brand new Saurian music next year. Following the first two SAURIAN project albums – Saurian Meditation (2004) and Saurian Exorcisms (2009) – KARL SANDERS is ready to unleash more musical musings from inside his eclectically influenced mind. To date, each Saurian release has explored unique, original compositions of haunting, primarily Middle Eastern inspired music in a cinematic, ambient […]

Czech brutal death heavyweights CUTTERRED FLESH premiere official video via Metal Injection

CUTTERED FLESH from Czech Republic have quickly made a name for themselves for rising above the clichés of brutal death metal and doing a lot more with it. There are plaintive melodies, dissonant parts, raspy vocals, slams, all of that without losing the overall sound. It makes for a fascinating, riveting listen. Metal Injection premiered their official video recently at THIS LOCATION Excerpt:“CUTTERED FLESH is here to completely pound your day into dust with their new single ‘Vibrio Vulnificus’. The single is off the new CUTTERED FLESH record Sharing Is Caring, whose artwork is as gleefully brutal as the music. […]

EIGHT BELLS release first single ‘Nadir’, taken from the forthcoming new album, Legacy Of Ruin

EIGHT BELLS are now revealing the volcanic video single ‘Nadir’ taken from their forthcoming new album Legacy Of Ruin, which is slated for release on February 25, 2022. The avant-garde doom project from Portland, Oregon conceived by guitarist and singer Melynda Jackson has also unveiled cover art, tracklist, and further details of their new full-length below. Enter your ‘Nadir’ HERE Pre-Order at THIS LOCATION On further news, EIGHT BELLS will reissue their first two albums The Captain’s Daughter (2013) and Landless (2016) parallel to the release of Legacy Of Ruin. Both full-length recordings will be joined together under the title […]

Deliberate Miscarriage unleash their debut of death metal devastation, Mortuary Melodies, featuring Ingested’s Lyn Jeffs

To celebrate the festive season of 2020 they gave us the Ghost Of Christmas Blast EP and this year DELIBERATE MISCARRIAGE bring the gift of their debut full length album, Mortuary Melodies. The three songs that made up the …Blast EP have spawned a host of virulent, violent offspring, eager to drown your winter nights in blood. Savagery, sickness and relentless force unleashed, DELIBERATE MISCARRIAGE have crafted an album of pure death metal destruction that will carve its name into your cold, dead heart. Since a shared love of the heinous and heavy brought bassist/vocalist Charlie Rogers (ex-Sodomized Cadaver) and […]

NEGURĂ BUNGET unveil third single ‘Toacă Din Cer’

NEGURĂ BUNGET have released an edited version of the song ‘Toacă Din Cer’ as the third single taken from the Romanian black metal pioneers’ final album Zău (“Old God”). This release constitutes the band’s swansong and also concludes the “Transylvanian trilogy” as envisioned by the late Gabriel “Negru” Mafa. Zău has been slated for release on November 26. NEGURĂ BUNGET have previously revealed the cover art, tracklist, and more details of the new full-length, which can all be viewed below. Listen to ‘Toacă Din Cer’ at THIS LOCATION Zău is the legacy of drummer and mastermind “Gabriel “Negru” Mafa, who […]