blackened extreme metal

Lord Mantis to release new studio album “Universal Death Church” on November 22nd 2019

The sadistic musical beast known as Lord Mantis discloses the details of their impending fourth full-length, “Universal Death Church”. The album has been finalized for November release through Profound Lore Records, who this week unveils the record’s cover art and other details, including preorders for the album, and the advance single, “Damocles Falls”.
 
Hear the scathing advance “Universal Death Church” single “Damocles Falls” below.
 

Abigail Williams to release new studio album “Walk Beyond the Dark” on November 15th 2019

The black sheep of the black metal scene, Abigail Williams, returns with their boldest and most diverse offering to date, “Walk Beyond the Dark”, available on November 15th, 2019, via Blood Music.

The band recently revealed the first single from the album, “I Will Depart”, whetting fans’ appetites for Abigail Williams’ highly-anticipated fifth album. Watch the lyric video for “I Will Depart” below.
 

Torchia release music video for new single “Moon, Rise!”

Torchia the rising name of Finnish melodic death metal, has been working on their second full-length album this year, to be released in Spring 2020.

The first single from the upcoming album bears title “Moon, Rise!” and is a proper glimpse of band’s new material. The ambitious music video for the opening single was made together with Obliviart Productions.
 

Immanifest to release debut full-length album “Macrobial” on November 8th 2019

Tampa, Florida-based symphonic black metal/death metal outfit Immanifest are excited to announce the release of their debut album, “Macrobial”, on November 8th, 2019, via The Artisan Era. It is the follow up to the group’s 2010 EP, “Qliphotic”, which was well-received by websites, fans of symphonic extreme metal worldwide, and also garnered praise from musicians who play in Old Man’s Child, Borknager, Deicide, Kamelot, and Malevolent Creation. 

Ulthar announces November 2019 US Headlining Tour

Bay area death cult Ulthar will take to the streets again this fall on a near-two-week US headlining tour.

The journey will commence on November 7th in Los Osos, California and punish ten cities upon its conclusion November 16th in Portland, Oregon. See all confirmed dates below.

US Tour Dates 2019:
11/07/19 Los Osos, CA - Sweet Springs
11/08/19 Los Angeles, CA - Lexington
11/9/19 Phoenix, AZ - Yucca Tap Room
11/10/19 Albuquerque, NM - Sister Bar (w/Oryx)

Hour Of Penance premiere lyric video for first single “Flames of Merciless Gods”

Lauded Italian death metallers Hour Of Penance, reveal the first single “Flames of Merciless Gods”, from their upcoming studio album “Misotheism”, due out on October 25th, 2019, via Agonia Records.

The song is available, in the form of a lyric video created by Stefano Mastronicola, below.

Verheerer to release new studio album “Monolith” on October 4th 2019

Not even 2 years after releasing their highly acclaimed debut; “Maltrér”, Northern Germany-based, Black Metal unit Verheerer gathered their forces again to bring their sophomore album “Monolith” upon this world: A timeless dark piece of cold and hostile extreme metal; seven songs between black and death metal, seasoned with some heavy metal that will take you on a journey from the rotten roots in the heart of man to the cold, merciless dawn of extinction.

Strigoi sign to Nuclear Blast and announce debut album “Abandon All Faith”

When Paradise Lost guitarist Greg Mackintosh put to rest his Vallenfyre side project in 2018, he closed a difficult, but an ultimately cathartic period in his life. Created as a tribute to his father John, who passed away in 2009, Vallenfyre originally served as a sounding board for Greg’s grief, but then delved into his nihilistic take on the world.