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Transcending Obscurity Records

Swedish death metal legends WOMBBATH sign to Transcending Obscurity Records

We are proud to announce the signing of Swedish old school death metal veterans WOMBBATH. They were part of the birth of Swedish death metal and this year are celebrating their 30th year with an EP containing a selection of re-recorded songs from their early years, with a full length to follow later. From the official announcement link HERE Label owner Kunal Choksi states, “I know this band since their ‘Internal Caustic Torment’ days and they’ve come a long way. Having already worked with Jonny Pettersson for several of his bands such as Henry Kane, Heads For The Dead, Nattravnen […]

Album Review: XPUS – In Umbra Mortis Sedent

XPUS are a mysterious new death metal force from Italy and they are well worth checking out if you like your DM gloomy, morbid and sounding like it just erupted from a rotten crypt. Although not without a flaw or two, these evil revenants perform the amazing feat of sounding fairly original while evoking the spirit of many early progenitors of death. If you prefer chunky, oozing riffs with the hint of doom, XPUS are your boys. Even their faster moments (and they are capable of DEICIDE level speed) have that essential feeling of sickness and sorrow. There are touches […]

Death metal merchants COLOSSO unleash new release details

COLOSSO from Portugal are playing some unique death metal that is brutal yet futuristic. They have the drummer of label mates Norse playing on all the songs, at inhuman speeds no less, and four different vocalists have been recruited to lend a different, refreshing sound to each of the songs depicting the four horsemen of the apocalypse. Check out the song ‘War’ that’s streaming now on Bandcamp. After years of toiling in the underground, putting out six releases of ever-evolving death metal, COLOSSO have conjured up their finest and partnered with our label to put out their newest and easily […]