ARKAIK Announce New Album “Lucid Dawn”


Californian progressive death metal outfit Arkaik have announced the release of their third full-length album. The album will be titled Lucid Dawn and will be released on October 30 via Unique Leader. Engineered, mixed and mastered by Zack Ohren (Suffocation, Fallujah, etc), Lucid Dawn will feature 10 new tracks and guest appearances by Trevor Strnad and Ryan Knight of The Black Dahlia Murder, as well as Bay Are live string quartet, AmaranthLucid Dawn is the second installment in a series of concept albums revolving around Cyrix, a disillusioned character in a dystopian society. In Cyrix’s world, dreaming is systematically controlled by a tyrannical ruler named Khaal-Li-Phar and his army of dark shamans, where people are forced to build monuments to the tyrant to stifle their imaginations and inhibit their ability to achieve a multi-dimensional existence. Lucid Dawn is a death metal take on American mythologist, writer and lecturer, Joseph Campbell’s monomyth, and the beginning of Cyrix’s “Hero’s Journey.”

The album’s artwork, track listing and Arkaik‘s upcoming tour dates can be found below.

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CRUCIAMENTUM Streaming Debut Album “Charnal Passages”

cruciamentum charnal passagesI started posting about Cruciamentum back in 2011 when I got into bands such as them, Grave Miasma and Father Befouled. That run of crushing old school death metal in the 21st century was game changing for me. I love all of these bands and I will go out on a limb and say that Cruciamentum have the best death metal album of 2015 under their belts right now. Charnal Passages is an unrelenting beast. Don’t believe me? You’re wrong. Stream the album below and get learned.      Continue reading

HORRENDOUS Streaming New Track “Sum Of All Failures”

horrendousI almost forgot about Horrendous, man. This OSDM band killed me when they released The Chills and again last year on Ecdysis. I only remember listening to Ecdysis a few times, but I’m stoked that the band will be releasing their new album Anareta this year. The band has premiered their new track “Sum Of All Failures” from the album over on Decibel. Click over and check it out. It crushes brains.

RIVERS OF NIHIL Streaming New Album “Monarchy”

I will go ahead and speculate that Rivers Of Nihil will be making my year end list for 2015. Monarchy is a beast of death metal power and I really, really dig it. If you’re reading this, I’m gonna guess you’re into RoN as well and you’ll be stoked to learn that the band is currently streaming Monarchy in full! Click on over after the jump and get a face-full of blast.     Continue reading

NILE Streaming New Track “Evil To Cast Out Evil”

nileyFuuuuuuck I cannot wait for the new Nile album. What Should Not Be Unearthed is slowly being unveiled and it is sounding incredible. The band has just released a lyric video for their track “Evil To Cast Out Evil” and it is crushing. Nile never let me down, and it seems like this album won’t either. Check out “Evil To Cast Out Evil” below.      Continue reading

ADVERSARIAL Streaming New Album “Death, Endless Nothing and the Black Knife of Nihilism”

Man, this Adversarial band is a reeeeeeal hoot. This dark and demented, death-peddling horde will unload Death, Endless Nothing and the Black Knife of Nihilism relatively soon and it is currently streaming in full. I hold this as one of my favorite records of the year. It’s not often you hear death metal of this caliber and are completely blown away. Adversarial ain’t playin’. Check out the album below and let it make you bleed.       Continue reading

HATE ETERNAL Streaming New Album “Infernus”

Death metal titans Hate Eternal will release their new record Infernus at the end of the month. Don’t worry though because if you can’t wait to hear it, the album is currently streaming the album in full! I’ve really been digging this album and I think you all will also. Infernus is one of the best records from Hate Eternal to date. Check out the stream below.      Continue reading

KRAANIUM Streaming New Track “Acid Combustion”

Norwegian slam masters Kraanium have premiered a new grotesque track from their forthcoming album, Chronicles of Perversion, over at Horns Up. Titled “Acid Combustion”, the new track churns out thunderous double bass, gore-soaked guitar riffs and nauseating vocals. It’s a track that all fans of slam death metal will salivate over. Stream it for yourself after the break.

Chronicles of Perversion will be released on September 18 via Comatose Music.

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TYRANNY Announce New Album “Aeons In Tectonic Interment”

tyrannyIt has been 10 years since the last Tyranny album Tides Of Awakening was released. Well, after all that time, it appears the band is back and ready to crush skulls. This Finnish doom horde is back with a vengeance. The band has unveiled the artwork for Aeons In Tectonic Interment as well as the track listing and a little teaser. Check it all out below!      Continue reading

HATE ETERNAL Streaming New Track “Infernus”

Floridian death metal act Hate Eternal will release their new record Infernus at the end of the month and you can now hear the album’s title track. Check out “Infernus” right now and bask in it’s glorious death metal madness. Erik Rutan has never done anything bad and Hate Eternal continually churn out rad tunes. Check out “Infernus” below.     Continue reading

RIVERS OF NIHIL Release “Sand Baptism” Music Video

rivers of nihilRivers Of Nihil have made of point of not bullshitting around anything. They do everything the way it should be done and they do it heavier than a lot of their peers. This band has made a huge impression on me and I look forward to anything they release. Their new music video is a stunning example. The video is for their track “Sand Baptism” and you can check it out below. Yeeeeeah.     Continue reading

GOROD Streaming New Track “Celestial Nature”

Remember last week when Gorod released the guitar playthrough for “Celestial Nature?” Well, as awesome as that was, it wasn’t the official stream. Good news! Today we get a real taste of the new Gorod album because the band has released the official stream for “Celestial Nature.” It is fucking strong. Check out the track below.     Continue reading

KATAKLYSM Release Music Video For “The World Is A Dying Insect”

kataklysm10It’s here! Kataklysm released Of Ghosts And Gods today and that means the band has released the final music video from the album! This final video is for, of course, “The World Is A Dying Insect” and it’s really cool also. All of these videos have been cool and this was a rad experiment. Check out Kataklysm‘s final video below.     Continue reading

GOROD Streaming New Track “Celestial Nature” Via Playthrough Video

Who wants to hear a new Gorod track?! I know I’m not the only one with my hand up! Well, I am glad to inform you that you can indeed hear a new Gorod song titled “Celestial Nature” below, but it comes in the form of a playthrough video, so we know that the mix is off and focused on the guitar. It’s still really rad though, so check it out below.     Continue reading

CRUCIAMENTUM Streaming New Track “Tongues Of Nightshade”

If you’re dying for killer death metal of the darkest kind, Profound Lore offer some of the raddest. Take Cruciamentum for example. This band took over my world a few years back and they are still killing it. The band will release their new record Charnel Passages in September and they are now streaming their new song “Tongues Of Nightshade.” You can hear that track below. It crushes skulls to dust.     Continue reading