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Tovarish to release new studio album “If the War Comes Tomorrow” on July 5th 2019

Providence, Rhode Island-based experimental/doom metal outfit Tovarish presents their harrowing new album, “If the War Comes Tomorrow”, as the band marks its tenth year in existence. Now confirmed for release through Argonauta Records in early July, the track listing, cover art, a brief trailer, and additional details on the album have been posted.
 

Lingua Ignota to release new studio album “Caligula” on July 19th 2019

Caligula”, the new album from Lingua Ignota set for release on July 19th, 2019,  on CD/2xLP/Digital through Profound Lore Records, takes the vision of Kristin Hayter’s vessel to a new level of grandeur, her purging and vengeful audial vision going beyond anything preceding it and reaching a new unparalleled sonic plane within her oeuvre.
 

Martyrdöd releases music video for new single “Helveteslarm”

Swedish crust punk/metal outfit Martyrdöd has issued an official video for “Helveteslarm”, the new single from the band’s impending seventh album, “Hexhammaren”, set for release in North America through Southern Lord on May 10th, 2019.
 
As with prior Martyrdöd works, the recording of “Hexhammaren” was handled by Fredrik Nordström at Studio Fredman (Wolfpack, At The Gates, In Flames) in Gothenburg, Sweden.
 

Martyrdöd to release new studio album “Hexhammaren” on May 10th 2019

Swedish crust metal punks Martyrdöd have released “Cashless Society”, the first single from their impending seventh studio album, “Hexhammaren”, which is set for release on May 10th, 2019, via Century Media Records and on May 25h, 2019, through Southern Lord, in North America.
 
Martyrdöd reveals about the “Cashless Society” single: “This track came about from riffs that spoke "käng". The result is way more metal than expected which made us really excited. Play it loud!”..

Bellrope to release debut album “You Must Relax” on February 22nd 2019

Exile On Mainstream confirms the February release of “You Must Relax”, the debut album by Germany’s high-volume doom dealers, Bellrope, the band which has ascended from the ashes of Black Shape Of Nexus.

Raised on a diet of doom, noise, and crust punk, thriving in the international DIY/squat communities, Bellrope is a band who dubs their sound as, “the total absence of tonal sanity”.

Surachai to release new studio album “Come, Deathless” on January 25th 2019

Surachai, the musician/producer who has been hailed for his adeptness at merging the worlds of tweaky electronics, aggressive metal and avant-garde noise, returns with his seventh full-length album, “Come, Deathless”, on January 25th, 2019, via BL_K Noise.

“I spent a terrible year recording sounds around the world and finding places for them to fit into this semi diary of an album”, explained Surachai about the 12-track release.

The album also features three guests: ISIS/Palms’ drummer Aaron Harris, The Locust/One Day As A Lion keyboard player Joey Karam and newcomer, singer Sara Kendall.

Mastiff to release new studio album “Plague” on February 1st 2019

Like a black mould that just won’t clean away, Kingston Upon Hull’s premier misery spreaders Mastiff have returned from their darkened sewer, bringing with them a viral monstrosity that threatens to infect and destroy music as we know it.

Releasing on February 1st, 2019, “Plague” is the band’s first full-length album on APF Records, and represents the misanthropic quintet at their most aggressive and unrelenting.

La Muerte to release new self-titled studio album on December 7th 2018

Founded in Brussels in 1983, La Muerte’s mythical reign over the Belgian Underground came to a grinding halt in 1994. Yet across those years and in the archives/subversive litanies of revered cult heroes, comparisons wherever La Muerte were concerned would fluctuate riotously. Almost as wildly in fact as the music they produced; from i-D to Sounds, Melody Maker to NME, La Muerte became best-known for peddling alternative metal and discordant noise, like an inebriated midnight melee between Motörhead, Velvet Underground, The Birthday Party and Butthole Surfers.