HEROD: Swiss Progressive Sludge Metal Unit Joins Pelagic Records For The Release Of Sombre Dessein; Teaser Posted

Swiss progressive sludge metal unit HEROD have joined the Pelagic Records roster and will release their Sombre Dessein full-length early next year. Initially the brain child of guitarist Pierre Carroz, 2014 saw HEROD’s debut release They Were None via Mighty Read More …

SOEN: Metal Injection Premieres “Martyrs” Video From Swedish Progressive Metal Unit; Lotus To See Release Via Silver Lining Music February 1st

“Drowning in the shadow, of the wonders we have built. We are, the ashes and the seeds” – Martyrs Swedish progressive metal unit SOEN is pleased to unveil their new video, “Martyrs,” via Metal Injection. The tune comes by way Read More …

PHAL:ANGST: PureGrainAudio Debuts “Despair II” Video From Viennese Industrial Post-Rock Eccentrics; Phase IV Full-Length Out NOW Via Bloodshed666

“PHAL:ANGST’s new ‘Despair II’ video left us lonely, cold and broken…” — PureGrainAudio Vienna-based industrial post-rock eccentrics PHAL:ANGST today unveil the video for “Despair II” via PureGrainAudio. The tune comes by way of the band’s Phase IV full-length released via Read More …

HONKY: Texas Superboogie Trio Releases “Ain’t Got The Time” Video; March Shows Announced

Texas-based superboogie trio HONKY — featuring longtime Butthole Surfers/part-time Melvins bassist JD Pinkus, guitarist Bobby Ed Landgraf (Down, Skrew), and drummer Trinidad Leal (Dixie Witch) — is pleased to unveil their anticipated video accompaniment to “Ain’t Got The Time.” Directed Read More …

FIRE IN THE MOUNTAINS: Wyoming-Based Outdoor Metal Fest Announces First Three Bands For 2019 Gathering With The Ruins Of Beverast, Munly And The Lupercalians, And Saor

Following its expansion in 2018, Wyoming-based outdoor metal gathering FIRE IN THE MOUNTAINS returns in 2019, with the largest lineup and gathering for the festival to date. The promoters of the event have announced the first three bands for this Read More …

CHROME WAVES To Release A Grief Observed LP Through Disorder Recordings In March; New Trailer, First Single, And Slowdive Cover Playing

[photo by Melissa Atwood] Midwestern post/alt-metal outfit CHROME WAVES – uniting former members of Wolvhammer, Nachtmystium, Abigail Williams, The Gates Of Slumber, Amiensus, and more – makes its return with a new lineup and their debut album, A Grief Observed, Read More …

OSSUARIUM: Portland Death Metal Crew To Release Living Tomb LP Through 20 Buck Spin February 1st; “Blaze Of Bodies” Now Streaming

[photos by Matt Pie] To start the 2019 campaign off with continued crushing precedent, 20 Buck Spin introduces Portland’s OSSUARIUM and the band’s harrowing debut album, Living Tomb, as the label’s first release of the year. Following on the heels Read More …

PULCHRA MORTE: Death/Doom Unit Featuring Current/Former Members Of Wolvhammer, Eulogy, Harkonin, Withered, And More To Release Debut Via Ceremonial Records This February; Track Streaming + Preorders Available

Death/doom unit PULCHRA MORTE — featuring within its ranks current and former members of Wolvhammer, Eulogy, Harkonin, Withered, and more — will release its debut full-length this February via Ceremonial Records. Titled Divina Autem Et Aniles, the ten-track offering was Read More …

POWER TRIP: Dark Operative To Release LP Version Of Opening Fire: 2008-2014 Collection This Friday

[photo by Kevin Estrada] Following its digital release earlier this year, Dark Operative now presents the anxiously awaited vinyl version of POWER TRIP’s Opening Fire: 2008-2014. A collection of the band’s earliest non-LP output, the compilation documents POWER TRIP’s self-titled Read More …

DEATHCHANT: Los Angeles-Based Proto Metal Collective To Release Self-Titled Debut This January Via King Volume Records; New Track Streaming At The Obelisk + Preorders Available

“…volatile, exciting and unpredictable…” — The Obelisk Los Angeles-based psychedelic heavy proto-metal collective DEATHCHANT will release their self-titled debut this January via King Volume Records. Captured live over a two-day period at a secluded cabin in Big Bear, California, the Read More …