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WE’RE STREAMING DIABOLICAL’S ENTIRE ALBUM AHEAD OF ITS RELEASE – LISTEN NOW!

Blackened death metallers Diabolical have unleashed their entire album ahead of tomorrow’s release Indie Recordings. More than 20 years after their formation in northern Sweden, the innovative death/black metal hybrid has created Eclipse, a concept album which reflects on the dark side of humanity which, according to their press release, aims to ‘force the listener to explore his own diabolical side’. The album is something of a tour de force with spitting musical and aesthetic complexity swirling around a dense soundscape of refined ideas, comprising nine gracefully raging songs, Eclipse presents Diabolical as a mature and...
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FORGED IN BLACK VIDEO PREMIERE FROM UPCOMING FIGHTER RECORDS ALBUM

ZT have teamed up with Spanish heavy metal powerhouse label Fighter Records (a division of Xtreem Music) to bring you a stunning video premiere from the upcoming Forged In Black album Descent Of The Serpent entitled ‘Seek No Evil’.   Forged In Black’s quest for metallic perfection began in 2013 and the band released their eponymous debut album that same year, swiftly followed by the EP The Tide and a single, Exodus which was produced by Romesh Dodangoda, famed for his work with Motörhead, Bring Me The Horizon and Bullet For My Valentine. At this point in their career the band struck up a great working relationship with...
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SACRED REICH TO RELEASE FIRST ALBUM IN 23 YEARS, ANNOUNCE USA AND EUROPEAN TOUR

Sacred Reich, a revered name in the spectrum of metal music, perhaps needs no introduction. The Phoenix, Arizona-based thrashers are currently hitting the studio to record their highly anticipated new full length – the first since 1996 – entitled Awakening. To support the album, the legendary thrash veterans will kick off the ‘Awakening European Tour’ in November 2019, covering all of Europe. The album will feature Dave McClain, the ex-Machine Head drummer who was a part of Sacred Reich from 1991 to 1995 and rejoined in late 2018, replacing original member Greg Hall. “Recording is in full swing with producer...
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USBM TORCHBEARERS PROFANATICA SIGN WITH SEASON OF MIST

USBM icons Profanatica join the roster of Season of Mist. It marks the winding up of their over-a-decade tenure with Hells Headbangers Records. The impending full-length will drop later this year. “We are more than happy to be picked up by Season Of Mist, and will continue to play unholy black metal in the same style as always,” remarks Profanatica on the signing. With their repellent sonic power, intense profane imagery and bizarre stage presentation, Profanatica played a pivotal role in developing the ’90s US black metal scene. The group was formed in 1990 in NY when Aragon Amori, Paul Ledney, and Brett Makowski left...
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PREMIERE: NORWEGIAN BLACK METALLERS BLODHEMN UNLEASH MUSIC FROM THEIR FORTHCOMING ALBUM

We’ve joined forces with Soulseller Records to unveil new music from Blodhemn’s new album! Formed by sole member Invisus in 2004, Blodhemn’s third full-length Mot ein evig ruin was forged in one of the capitals of Nordic metal, Bergen, and delivers black metal tunes with thrashing twists. Drums were recorded at Conclave and Earshot Studios, everything else at Over Evne Studios. The album was mixed by Øystein Brunn (Borknagar) / Crosound Studios and mastered by Christian Idregard. Full tracklist: 1. Ruin (Intro), 2. Det Gjekk Ein Faen, 3. Døgenikt, 4. Østfront, 5. Nordhavs Speil, 6. Uante Krefter I Fra Nord, 7. Dra Te’...
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BRUTAL ASSAULT 2019: ADDS PRIMORDIAL, DEMOLITION HAMMER, COVEN, HELLHAMMER – TRIUMPH OF DEATH & ...

A slew of seminal and notable acts have been added to the 2019 edition of Brutal Assault. The addition of Soilwork, The Arson Project, The Contortionist, Vampillia, Walls Of Jericho, Primordial, Skeletal Remains, Demolition Hammer, Monster Magnet, Coven, and Hellhammer – Triumph Of Death have surely made the event worth attending. The 24th edition of this annual fest will be taking place at Jaromeř – Old Army Fortress Josefov in Czech Republic from August 07 to August 10. Alongside many additional attractions, 130 bands from all round the world will set the stage on fire. Tom G.Warrior will bring his TRIUMPH OF DEATH to...
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SPANISH DEATH METAL ACT SPECTRUM MORTIS SIGN WITH LISTENABLE RECORDS

Madrid based ritualistic death metal unit Spectrum Mortis have made a pact with Listenable Records for their next three albums. They were forged under the sign of Baal Spectrum Mortis in 2015 to offer their unholy black rituals.  So far Spectrum Mortis have released two mini albums: Blasphemare Nomen Eius in 2016 and ‫קדוש‬ in 2018 and they are currently working on a split album with Hacavitz (Mexico). The band has also begun songwriting for their upcoming full-length album for LISTENABLE as they comment: “We want to recover the essence of both EPs and translate them into an authentic black celebration that keeps on enhancing...
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