NOVARUPTA: Blackened Sludge Project Featuring Current/Past Members Of The Moth Gatherer, Dark Tranquillity, Entombed, Domkraft, And More To Release Disillusioned Fire Debut Via Suicide Records This April; New Track Streaming

When the fire fades, the world is a canvas to paint with something new, using the ashes of what used to be. The main constant in NOVARUPTA is Alex Stjernfeldt. In his broken past he has played in bands like Read More …

CHROME WAVES: Revolver Magazine Premieres “Predatory Animals” As A Grief Observed LP Nears March Release; Preorders Posted

[photo by Melissa Atwood] Revolver Magazine is hosting the premiere of “Predatory Animals,” the new single from CHROME WAVES and their impending debut LP, A Grief Observed, set for release through Disorder Recordings on March 1st. CHROME WAVES, formed by Read More …

SHABTI: Maine Outfit Featuring Falls Of Rauros, Obsidian Tongue, And Panopticon Live Members To Release Trembling And Shorn In March; Tour Dates With Churchburn Confirmed

[photo by Joe Orifice] Portland, Maine-based merciless black/death outfit SHABTI – founded by current/former members of Falls Of Rauros, Obsidian Tongue, Panopticon’s live lineup, and more – has completed their second album, Trembling And Shorn, and will co-release it with Read More …

SUNDRIFTER: Treble Premieres “Sons Of Belial” Video From New England Desert Rock Trio; Visitations Full-Length Out Now Via Small Stone

Treble is pleased to debut “Sons Of Belial,” the latest video clip from New England-based desert rock trio SUNDRIFTER. The track comes by way of the band’s Visitations full-length released via Small Stone last fall. Notes the band of the Read More …

PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS Welcome Former Cattle Decapitation Bassist Derek Engemann To The Fold; Band To Kick Off 2019 Live Takeover Next Week

PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS are pleased to welcome former Cattle Decapitation bassist/current Scour guitarist Derek Engemann to the lineup. Engemann — who takes the place of bass comrade Walter Howard (Grieved, Oppressive Force, Vaginal Bear Trap etc.) — Read More …

SOEN: BrooklynVegan Debuts Stunningly Animated “Lotus” Video From Swedish Metal Troupe; New Full-Length Nears Release Via Silver Lining Music

 In just two weeks, Swedish metal collective SOEN will unleash their long-waited new full-length, Lotus, via Silver Lining Music.  Boasting nine intoxicating hymns questioning much of today’s darkness while juxtaposing them with moments of great escape and hope, songs such Read More …

MORILD: Decibel Magazine Premieres New Single By Copenhagen Black Metal Act; Debut LP Nears February Release Through Indisciplinarian

[photo by Mads Salbæk] Denmark’s mysterious black metal act MORILD has released a single advancing their impending debut album, which is nearing February release through Indisciplinarian. The track “En sort sky af minder” – Danish for “A Dark Cloud Of Read More …

TOTALED: Profound Lore To Issue Lament Debut LP By Blackened Hardcore Outfit; “Transience” Streaming + Preorders Posted

Profound Lore will deliver the introductory wrath from blackened hardcore outfit TOTALED in late March. The new outfit’s debut album Lament will see release on March 29th, and this week the label has issued the cover art, track listing, and Read More …

AMENRA Prepares For North American Tour With Yob And Voivod; Band Releases Documentary Trailer

[photos by Stephan Vanfleteren] “…an appropriately stakes-raising effort, interweaving hypnotic, textured elegance and bracing, race-against-the-dying-of-the-light heaviness without ever sacrificing the sense that something profound and transcendent is going down.” – Decibel Magazine “AMENRA may be dark, but they are also Read More …

SOFY MAJOR: BrooklynVegan Premieres “Shiny Happy Asshole” Video From French Post-Hardcore/Noise Rock Trio; Total Dump Nears US Release Via Corpse Flower Records

“This is simply a tribute to all of those Shiba Inu dogs out there, all over the world. Shouts out to them for being so proud of their chocolate buttons.” — SOFY MAJOR As Total Dump, the forthcoming new full-length Read More …