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High Command to release debut full length album “Beyond the Wall of Desolation” on September 27th 2019

High Command set out on the warpath to create their debut full length and the heaviest work they have produced yet. “Beyond the Wall of Desolation”, incoming via Southern Lord on September 27th, 2019, is in the band’s own words, “five friends coming together to create the sonic equivalent of a barbarian horde”.
 

High Command reveals first single “Visions from the Blade” from debut album “Beyond the Wall of Desolation”

Southern Lord will release the debut LP from Worcester, Massachusetts crossover outfit High Command, putting the final touches on the terminal “Beyond the Wall of Desolation” for release in the coming months. While the album’s street date and more are being locked down, an early single, “Visions from the Blade”, as a precursor for the record, as the band continues to tour across the country supporting Spirit Adrift.
 

Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals announce Summer 2019 European Tour

Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals will continue their 2019 worldwide live takeover with a month-long European tour. Set to commence on June 20th and run through July 20th, the journey includes a host of prestigious festival appearances including Graspop Metal Meeting, Hellfest, Roskilde Festival, and Dynamo Metal Fest. The band’s latest journey follows their recent Australian tour with Housecore labelmates King Parrot. See all confirmed dates below.
 

Darkthrone to release new studio album “Old Star” on May 31st 2019

The legendary Norwegian longstanding partnership of Fenriz and Ted “Nocturno Culto” Skjellum, Darkthrone, return with their first studio album since 2016’s hugely popular “Arctic Thunder”, in the shape of “Old Star”.

With a mastery and endless dedication to the art of the riff, the Norwegian legends cut through 6 new epic tracks, taking in the best of the old school of heavy & extreme metal plus a large dose of doom-laden riffing, & channelling it through the grime of the underground.

Ketzer releases lyric video for new single “The Wind Brings Them Horses”

On April 12th, 2019, German extreme metallers Ketzer will release their fourth full-length, “Cloud Collider”, via Metal Blade Records.
 
Looking on Ketzer’s musical history, change is what has always defined their sound. From thrashing riffs to atmospheric blackened tunes, Ketzer is a band that has always aimed to defy genres. So what can we expect on “Cloud Collider”? Nothing more than a ride on a storm cloud, followed by a soft breeze in your face and, finally, a cleansing rainfall.

Ketzer to release new studio album “Cloud Collider” on April 12th 2019

On April 12th, 2019, German extreme metallers Ketzer will release their fourth full-length, “Cloud Collider”, via Metal Blade Records.
 
Looking on Ketzer’s musical history, change is what has always defined their sound. From thrashing riffs to atmospheric blackened tunes, Ketzer is a band that has always aimed to defy genres. So what can we expect on “Cloud Collider”? Nothing more than a ride on a storm cloud, followed by a soft breeze in your face and, finally, a cleansing rainfall.

Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals announce new bass player Derek Engemann

Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals are pleased to welcome former Cattle Decapitation bassist/current Scour guitarist Derek Engemann to the lineup.

Engemann, who takes the place of bass comrade Walter Howard (Grieved, Oppressive Force, Vaginal Bear Trap etc.), will make his live debut with The Illegals beginning next week on the band’s Latin American tour where the band will be performing Illegals tracks alongside a selection of Pantera hits.