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NOCTURNAL GRAVES PREMIER A NEW TRACK VIA ZT!

Joining forces with Season Of Mist, we’re premiering Nocturnal Graves‘ ‘Ecdysis, Shedding Weak Flesh’ from their forthcoming third album Titan. This is an advance listen as the full album isn’t released until May 18th, nevertheless, pre-orders are available at this location so you can go ahead and reserve yours now.  The band comments: “Our first single, ‘Ecdysis, Shedding Weak Flesh’ deals with tearing down boundaries and ridding oneself of the restraints that hinder the advancement of the individual. When removing weakness, one must march forward and abandon ways that are tried and tested....
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TENTACLED ARRANGEMENTS: OLIVER HOLM’S CELEBRATION OF H.P. LOVECRAFT

March 15, 2017, was the 80th anniversary of the untimely death of Howard Phillips Lovecraft. In the decades following his passing, Lovecraft has steadily gained more and more recognition as a master scribe of all ‘things’ phantasmagorical and weird, as the deadpan-faced poppa of Cthulhu & friends, and as a purveyor/conveyor of that unknowable unknown which eats flesh and sucks souls. In our day, Lovecraft is a VIP among VIPs, and his writings gold-rimmed canon.To celebrate what Lovecraft did in his life, we are proudly presenting this nerdy off-centre feature, consisting of three parts: [1] one about his best short stories, [2] one...
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SWEDEN’S TO DESCEND PREMIERE A KILLER-NEW TRACK VIA ZT!

‘Paled Puppet’ is the first extract of the upcoming To Descend debut EP due on Chaos Records. People Of The Abyss marks the grand and long-awaited return of veteran Swedish death metal growler of Megaslaughter fame. The last time we heard of him was with the Deranged side-project with whom he recorded two EPs back in 1996 and 1997 before seemingly dropping off the face of the earth. Until now… “I never lost interest in the music,” he confesses, “but after moving back from Malmö, where the Murder Corporation guys were based, to my hometown of Gothenburg, it seems being in a band wasn’t that fun anymore. I wasn’t really in the...
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ZT EXCLUSIVE: MY SILENT WAKE STREAM NEW ALBUM THERE WAS DEATH

ZT have teamed up with our friends at Minotauro Records to present an exclusive advance stream of the upcoming My Silent Wake album There Was Death. MY SILENT WAKE were formed in 2005 by founder member Ian Arkley of Seventh Angel / Ashen Mortality and has featured a variety of musicians over the years.  The band hail from the southwest of England and amongst a vast back catalog, their brand-new full-length There Was Death features some of My Silent Wake’s heaviest works to date. Recorded, mixed, and mastered during the autumn of 2017 at 13 Sound in Somerset and Priory Studios in Sutton Coldfield with doom legend Greg Chandler of...
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PHANTOM WINTER PREMIERE NEW TRACK WITH ZT

We’re pleased to premiere a new track from Phantom Winter from their upcoming album Into Dark Science. Following up from CVLT (2015) and Sundown Pleasures (2016), Phantom Winter return with new album Into Dark Science they now follow-up, which they say delivers “more brute force than ever”. With their third full-length Phantom Winter feel that they have discovered a new language to express extreme heaviness – channelling depression, anger and severity – where they believe other bands from the same genre have already resigned.  Speaking about the track streaming here the band comments: “‘Ripping...
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ZT INTERROGATION: EX-NILE BASSIST JON VESANO TALKS UP IN-DEFILADE’S NEW SECOND ALBUM

Former Nile bass player Jon Vesano is now creating sonic thunderstorms with In-Defilade. Paul Castles talks to him about the band’s bludgeoning second album Elude, which also sees him join forces once more with some friends from his Nile days. ZT: Hi, Jon! Thanks for talking with Zero Tolerance. In-Defilade’s second album Elude was released at the end of last year – how pleased are you with it? JV: The material itself is the greatest representation of In-Defilade’s fury thus far. I am very proud of it and hope it gains some traction in the exposure aspect. ZT: Erik Schultek was a key figure this time around… JV: Yep,...
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ZT EXCLUSIVE: CRESCENT ‘The Order of Amenti’ full album stream

ZT have teamed up with our friends at Listenable Records to bring you an exclusive advance listen to the upcoming album The Order of Amenti from Egyptian death metallers Crescent. Speaking about the album, vocalist guitarist Ismaeel commented “We dedicate this album to Egypt to pay our homage to this land where all the civilization rose and developed, This heritage that is owned by not only Egyptians but the whole world today. Crescent liked to present 8 songs where each song is about a different ancient Egyptian deity/god. Where each represent an aspect of life from Vengeance,Rebellion and Chaos to absolute Justice and...
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