ORPHAN DONOR: Solo Project Of Secret Cutter Drummer Completes New Album For March Release; Trailer And Other Details Issued

[photos by Jamie Heim] Allentown, Pennsylvania-based ORPHAN DONOR — the brainchild of Jared Stimpfl, the explosive drummer of infamous sludge/hardcore trio Secret Cutter – has completed a new album, Old Patterns. Finalizing the new record for release in mid-March, the Read More …

CONNY OCHS Releases “King Of The Dead” Video; Doom Folk LP Out Now On Exile On Mainstream

Beloved German folk/rock performer CONNY OCHS has released a new video from his latest LP, Doom Folk, which saw release in early 2019 through Exile On Mainstream. Filmed by Lutz Kretschmann, the stark “King Of The Dead” video showcases the Read More …

MASS DESTRUCTION METAL FEST IV: Atlanta Extreme Metal Festival Unveils First Wave Of Bands Including Repulsion, Nuclear Assault, Monstrosity, Massacre, Cenotaph, And More; Early Bird Tickets On Sale 12/25

Roaring into its fourth year, MASS DESTRUCTION METAL FEST has unveiled their plans to infiltrate Atlanta, Georgia in 2020. Carrying on the two-day, single-stage, all-ages format, the festivities will take place November 6th and 7th at The Loft at Center Read More …

EN MINOR To Play Special Hometown Show This Friday; Debut Full-Length Nears Release

“It’s the melancholy, minor-key, heart-wrenching songs that always stick out and really intrigue me.”  — Philip H. Anselmo Philip H. Anselmo’s EN MINOR will play a special hometown show this Friday, December 20th at One Eyed Jacks in New Orleans. Read More …

WARSENAL: Canadian Thrash Trio To Play Special New Year’s Eve Show With Exciter; Feast Your Eyes Full-Length Out Now On Svart Records

WARSENAL will close out the decade with a special show supporting Canadian speed metal legends Exciter! The New Year’s Eve Metal Rager will take place at Hard Luck Bar in Toronto with additional support provided by Survival Instinct and Twilight Read More …

TRAGIC DEATH: Apocalyptic Blackened Metal Collective Releases Cassette Edition Of Born Of Dying Embers EP

Madison, Wisconsin-based apocalyptic blackened metal collective TRAGIC DEATH has unveiled the cassette edition of their scathing Born Of Dying Embers EP. Boasting three fiery tracks of haunting, blackened, cataclysmal death, the EP — released digitally October 25th — was recorded Read More …

RASPBERRY BULBS: Occult Underground Unit Joins Relapse Records To Release Before The Age Of Mirrors Full-Length February 21st; New Track Streaming + Preorders Available

“When punk stares into the abyss, this is what stares back.” – Pitchfork New York’s RASPBERRY BULBS — featuring members of Bone Awl and Rorschach — makes their Relapse Records debut with their highly anticipated new album, Before The Age Read More …

HUMANS ETCETERA: Captured Howls Premieres “For The Sake Of Truth” Live Video; Normal Temporary Reaction To Life Events Nears Nefarious Industries Release

[photo by radiotheartist] Nefarious Industries is preparing for the New Year’s Eve release of A Normal Temporary Reaction To Life Events, the tenth album from eclectic rock/alternative solo act HUMANS ETCETERA. A Normal Temporary Reaction To Life Events was written Read More …

PORNOHELMUT: Texas-Based Extreme/Experimental Act To Release Bang Lord Album Through Atypeek Music In February; Trailer And Other Info Released

Texas-based extreme experimental audiovisual solo outfit PORNOHELMUT has completed its mind-numbing new album, Bang Lord. The madman has signed with French avant purveyors Atypeek Music for the album’s primary release in February, this week issuing the cover art, a brief Read More …