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ZT STREAM NEW CEMETERY URN ALBUM BARBARIC RETRIBUTION

ZT have teamed up with HELLS HEADBANGERS to bring you an advance listen to the new CEMETERY URN album, Barbaric Retribution. By now, CEMETERY URN should need no introduction. A staple of the Australian extreme metal scene, for over a decade now, the band have been a study in staunch self-reliance, self-booking two highly successful tours across the United States as well as releasing their first two albums on their own Cemetery Recordings. Following up the momentum created by last year’s poised ‘n’ powerful Cemetery Urn, CEMETERY URN strike with arguably their most vicious record yet. Ever aptly titled, Barbaric...
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NORWEGIAN MULTI-INSTRUMENTALIST SYLVAINE VIDEO/TRACK PREMIERE NOW PLAYING!

We’ve joined forces with our friends at Season Of Mist to premiere the new video and new music from Norwegian multi-instrumentalist Sylvaine. Entitled ‘Abeyance’ the track is taken from her forthcoming album Atoms Aligned, Coming Undone, due for release on 2 November. The artist comments:”’Abeyance’ is one of the most diverse and uplifting tracks on Atoms Aligned, Coming Undone. The drums provided by Stéphane ‘Neige’ Paut, who also composed the bass-line for the song, creates a groovy backdrop for a grave message embedded in the music, of humanity’s cruelty towards itself, as well as the inner decay and...
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LO! SHARE ANOTHER STUNNING VIDEO VIA ZTMAG.COM

Although Vestigial – Lo!’s album that the track in the video here is taken from – was released last October through Pelagic Records, this is a brand new clip for the track ‘Gods Of Ruin’ and we’re sharing it as it’s really worth watching. “The concept for the video was conceived by Carl and Adrian (Shapiro) wanting to find a unique and interesting way to use live footage in one of our music videos,” the Sydney-based band comment. “The base footage was shot by a friend of our Marmo in Cluj Napoca, Romania at a show there in October 2017. It’s a single shot and is a great...
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LISTEN TO ISSUE 083’S ENTIRE COVERMOUNT CD IN FULL!

#NOW PLAYING ISSUE 083‘S COVERMOUNT CD Featuring 14 tracks from the likes of Godthyrmm, Crescent, Cardinal’s Folly, and Norn to name but a few, issue 083’s covermount CD hit the shelves back in February and we’re streaming the entire compilation here via the ZT Audio Player!   SUPPORT THE UNDERGROUND! Click on the links below to visit the bands featured on issue 083’s CD. 01. Crescent Sons Of Monthu 02. Cypecore Reject The Stream 03. Norn Hvítar Kjúkur 04. Israthoum Channelling Death And Devil 05. Phantom Winter Frostcoven 06. Cardinal’s Folly Deranged Pagan Sons 07. The Chapter Librarian (Sorrow In...
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NOW PREMIERING RUNEMAGICK’S NEW ALBUM IN ITS ENTIRETY!

We brought you news that it would be emerging this summer back in issue 083, so we’re chuffed to pieces to present the ENTIRE new album from Gothenburg’s Runemagick. Evoked From Abysmal Sleep is out now (today in fact) on Aftermath Music and it comes highly recommended by all who have heard it so far! ZT scribe Zoltar interviewed the band’s mastermind Nicklas ‘Terror’ Rudolfsson for the above mentioned news piece, which we’re also sharing below.  Nicklas Rudfolsson ‘metal ov death’ beast brought back from the dead. The ever-curious Zoltar puts his nose to the ground to investigate. After a ten years hiatus,...
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NOW PREMIERING A BRAND NEW TRACK FROM NORWAY’S VREID

“Sometimes everything is so dark, that you only see life. This album is all about the primordial hunger that keeps us marching forward. It’s a celebration of the creative spirit, and a big fuck off to every obstacle on the way. The title-track ‘Lifehunger’ is the first single, and it’s a heavy beast. There is much more to follow, the album is as varied as life itself can be. Enjoy the ride!” so say Norway’s Vreid on the track we’re playing here, ahead of the album’s release via our pals Season Of Mist on 28 September 2018. Vreid’s style is often referred to as black ‘n’ roll and...
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INVICTUS PRODUCTIONS CELEBRATE THEIR 19TH ANNIVERSARY WITH A KILLER SHOW THIS WEEKEND

For those who are a bit long in the tooth, now’s the time to drift back nostalgically at the last 19 years – all the way back to 1999 and the birth of Ireland’s Invictus Productions, an independent record label that still stands tall with its consistently gnarly roster. This weekend sees the label celebrate its 19th anniversary with a special Dublin show, played by Belgium’s Possession and label buddies Inconcessus Lux Lucis and Coscradh. What better time then for a very quick catch-up with the label’s founder Darragh O’Laoghaire to discuss some of the highs and the lows in the label’s history? ...
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