death-black

Belphegor announces track-listing, producer and cover artist of “Totenritual”

Diabolical death/black metal giants Belphegor have just released the tracklist of their forthcoming album “Totenritual”.

The album will be released worldwide via Nuclear Blast on September 15th, 2017.

The track listing for the new album reads as follows.

Tracklist:
I. Baphomet
II. The Devil's Son
III. Swinefever - Regent Of Pigs
IV. Apophis - Black Dragon
V. Totenkult - Exegesis Of Deterioration
VI. Totenbeschwörer [Instrumental]
VII. Spell Of Reflection
VIII. Embracing A Star
IX. Totenritual

Goatwhore announces Summer 2017 North American Tour

Goatwhore, who are currently wrapping up a tour with labelmates Amon Amarth, will play the Fort Worth Metal Fest at the The Rail Club in Fort Wort, Texas at the end of the month before taking to the streets again for a near-three-week North American journey from June 9th through July 1st.

Support will be provided by Vancouver metallers, Anciients.

See all confirmed dates below.

North American Tour Dates 2017:
6/09/2017 The Rock Box – San Antonio, TX
6/10/2017 Backstage Lubbock Depot – Lubbock, TX
6/11/2017 Launchpad – Albuquerque, NM
6/12/2017 The Green Rom – Flagstaff, AZ

Origin to release new studio album “Unparalleled Universe” on June 30th 2017

The vaunted U.S. titans of extreme death metal, Origin, have revealed details surrounding their forthcoming new album, “Unparalleled Universe”, set to be released on June 30th, 2017, via Agonia Records (Europe / ROW) and Nuclear Blast Records (North America).

Listen to the first single “Accident and Error”, in the form of a 360 degree lyric video, below.

Goatwhore to release new studio album “Vengeful Ascension” on June 23rd 2017

Goatwhore will release their anticipated “Vengeful Ascension” full-length worldwide on June 23rd, 2017, via Metal Blade Records.

The band’s seventh full-length and second recorded reel-to-reel, “Vengeful Ascension” was captured at Earth Analog in Tolono, Illinois near Champaign, Illinois with longtime soundman and comrade Jarrett Pritchard (1349, Gruesome), breaking a four-album tradition of working with Erik Rutan.

Gloom to release debut full-length album “Solaris” on June 2nd 2017

DC metal band Gloom has signed a worldwide deal with Entertainment One Music / Lifeblood Inc. and is releasing an all new track today titled “Cede” - listen to it below.

“We couldn't be happier to be a part of the Lifeblood and eOne family”, says the band. “We've been hunkered down working so hard that I don't think the reality has set in for all of us. We're just really grateful to have such high a quality team backing us”.

Gloom will release their debut full length, “Solaris”, on June 2nd, 2017.

Belphegor announces new album “Totenritual” - due out in September 2017

European diabolical death/black metal kings Belphegor have successfully finished the drum tracking and bass recordings for their new sinister masterpiece.

This eleventh full length album is to be entitled “Totenritual” and it will present nine new tracks laced with obscure magick and full of furious brutality on September 15th, 2017, worldwide.

Right after its unleashing, Serpenth (bass, grunts), Bloodhammer (drums) and the singer, guitarist and founder Helmuth Lehner will embark on an intensive worldwide touring cycle.

Helmuth Lehner states:

Enslaved to release “Roadburn Live” 2LP for Record Store Day on April 22nd 2017

Roadburn Live” is Enslaved's first official live album, a split release between Roadburn Records and By Norse Music.

The album was recorded during one of band's headline shows at the renowned Roadburn Festival 2015; an edition curated by Enslaved's guitar player Ivar Bjørnson.

Walter Hoeijmakers / Roadburn's Artistic Director comments on the release:

Dead Conspiracy to release new self-titled album on November 15th 2016

Portland's first-ever death metal band is back with a renewed lease on life and is set to punish fans - new and old - with their first full-length LP of new material.

Dead Conspiracy will give rise to their self-titled beast on November 15th, 2016.

Dead Conspiracy” will be available through the band on vinyl and digital formats. Exile Musik will release the album on cassette. CDs featuring the 1987 demo and a cover track recorded for Tribute To Headhunter Death Cult will be available in Brazil by Funeral Rites Records.  

In Mourning - Afterglow

Well, with bands like Opeth or Katatonia having mellowed – the fuck out – through the past decade, the melodic death genre has lost a couple of capable representatives with their newer styles being a little dubious and derivative, but on the other hand that has led to bands like Sweden’s In Mourning to pick up the gauntlet and try and fill the void…