Today saw the release of Aevangelist‘s new album Writhes In The Murk, which is one of the filthiest, most grotesque, most phenomenally heavy albums of the year. If you’re new to the band, this is a good place to start and if you’re already into the US purveyors of blackened death. After the jump you can stream/buy the new album from Aevangelist and I highly suggest doing so. It rules. Enjoy, fool. Continue reading
Revocation have released the first episode of the Making-Of special feature for their upcoming Metal Blade Records debut and fifth LP, Deathless. Shot by Naughty Mantis Productions, who recently brought forwards Whitechapel’s crowd-funded documentary, the pro-shot footage features one-on-one interviews with each individual band member on the weight and inner gimmicks of the new record. Personally, I feel the video missed the opportunities for the band’s well known comedic shenanigans but it’s a pretty tight affair. Peep the teaser below and be sure to catch Revocation on one of their upcoming tours (US with Crowbar, Havok, Fit For An Autopsy and Armed For Apocalypse, Europe with death metal peers Cannibal Corpse and Aeon and Australia with Thy Art Is Murder). Deathless comes out the 14th Of October. Pre-order it on CD and vinyl via Metal Blade here.
Death metal supergroup Bloodbath have officially announced the first details for their long-awaited fourth LP, Grand Morbid Funeral, the group’s latest effort following 2008’s The Fathomless Mastery. Due out November 17th via Peaceville Records, this record will feature an as-of-yet unknown new frontman (due out for reveal on September 16th by Metal Hammer), in place of long-running vocalist Mikael Akerfeldt (Opeth) and will be due for another slight style change as has been tradition for each of the band’s releases, remaining nevertheless death metal in essence according to guitarist Anders Nystrom through Metal Hammer. Further news for the LP will be released closer to launch date. For now, you can peep Grand Morbid Funeral’s artwork below.
Psychotically technical death dealers Rings Of Saturn will be releasing their new album Lugal Ki En next month and the band has released a five minute teaser for the album, which has got me extremely excited. This beast is sure to be a crushing blow to everyone’s skull when it drops and until then, enjoy snippets from the songs of Lugal Ki En. Jamz. Continue reading
Antropomorphia took my world by storm a year or so ago and now the band has returned with what might be one of the most vicious death metal album of the year. The band will be releasing Rites Ov Perversion next Tuesday and are tempting the world by streaming one of the most aggressive tracks on the album. This beast is titled “Carved To Pieces,” which is exactly how it left my brain after the fourth listen. Stream it and like it, fuck. Enjoy the Dutch death. Continue reading
The debut album from Phoenix-based death metal quartet Lago, Tyranny, can now be streamed in full over at Invisible Oranges. The record will be fully unleashed next Tuesday, September 16th. But if waiting is not an option, then fulfill all of your death metal needs by streaming Tyranny at this location. You’ll be glad you did.
Residents of Arizona will be able to catch Lago‘s record release show in Tempe at the Tempe Tavern on September 20th. The band will be joined by the likes of Sorrower, Meathook, Unholy Monarch, Cave Dweller and Deadspawn.
Titanic death metal legends Cannibal Corpse, and all-time favorite band of yours truly, will be releasing their highly anticipated new album A Skeletal Domain very soon and the band has unleashed a monstrous new track titled “The Murderer’s Pact,” which you can hear after the jump. If you’ve loved Cannibal in the past, you’ll love what A Skeletal Domain has to offer. Check it out! Continue reading
Polish death metallers Calm Hatchery have unleashed a new track from their forthcoming third full length, Fading Reliefs, which is due out on October 14th via Selfmadegod. The track is the sinister sounding “Illusory World” , which refuses to let up its auditory assault throughout its duration. The track also features a notable solo section that is otherworldly. You can check it out for yourself after the break along with the album’s artwork and track listing.
Italian death metal outfit Hideous Divinity have premiered a new track from their forthcoming album, Cobra Verde, over at Decibel. The new track is aptly titled “Sinister and Deadly” and boasts some gruesome death metal chops, with riffs that could only be described as “torturous”. Feel free to stream the jam after the break.
Corba Verde will be released through Unique Leader on October 27th (U.K.), 28th (U.S.) and 31st (Rest of Europe). Pre-orders can be placed here.
Texan death metallers Hod have premiered another new track from their forthcoming full length, Book Of the Worm, over at Skulls N Bones. The new track is entitled “Den of Wolves” and it features all of the menacing, Satan-conjuring, blackened death metal you can handle. Check it out for yourself here.
Finnish death/doom sextet Ghost Brigade will be releasing a new album in November and the band has released a preview teaser for the album, which you can check out after the jump. From what I’ve heard from the teaser, this album is going to be phenomenal. Check it out and sound off in the comments with your thoughts on the forthcoming IV – One With The Storm.
Out of the blue, Greensboro, NC grindcore/crust unit Torch Runner have returned, along with details for their upcoming sophomore LP, Endless Nothing, which if the debut single “Godlust” is any sign, signals only an amplification of brutalistic quality for the group. Due out September 30th via Southern Lord Records, Endless Nothing is an effort “reaching new depths of auditory violence”, according to the group’s press release. As the evidence stands so far, I believe it. Check out the new track “Godlust” along with full album artwork and tracklistings for Endless Nothing below.
Death metal legends Obituary will be releasing the highly anticipated Inked In Blood in October and the band has unleashed the first single off of the album: “Visions In My Head.” It’s a heavy chugging beast and it’s definitely the Obituary I love. Check out the track below and tell me you’re not excited for this massive release. Enjoy the stream. Continue reading
Arizonian death metal outfit Lago have premiered a new track from their upcoming debut full length, Tyranny, over at Metal Sucks. The new track, entitled “The Tyranny of Men”, is a true death metal opus with its raw, blood-soaked riffs and monstrous guttural vocals. Not to mention their penchant for stellar guitar solos. Check out the track for yourself over at Metal Sucks now.
Denver, CO mammothian doom unit Primitive Man have released a new eleven minute crusher entitled “Loathe” for free streaming and download. The track is the second in a series of sponsored releases between Flatline Audio Studios and Trve Brewing and is expected to be part of Primitive Man’s as-of-yet untitled upcoming EP, due this Winter on Relapse Records. Stream “Loathe” below and download it free here. Continue reading