Narthraal release music video for new single “Baptized in Blood”

After releasing a succesful debut album “Screaming from the Grave” last year, Icelandic old school death machine Narthraal unleashed a new single “Baptized in Blood”.
Watch the video for “Baptized in Blood” below.

The band comments:
“We are very happy with how well received our material has been, our EP's, "Blood Citadel" and "Chainsaw Killing Spree", our LP "Screaming from the Grave" and now our single.

Nailed To Obscurity to release new studio album “Black Frost” on January 11th 2019

German melodic death/doom metallers Nailed To Obscurity are pleased to announce the release of their upcoming label debut, titled “Black Frost”, for January 11th, 2019, through Nuclear Blast Records.

The album features seven brand new extensive tracks, which absorb the listener with its stunning atmosphere, without sacrificing the band's remarkable sound.

Nailed To Obscurity recording new studio album and announces Winter 2019 European Tour

German melodic death/doom metallers Nailed To Obscurity announced that they've signed a record deal with metal powerhouse Nuclear Blast Records earlier this year.

After conquering the mainstage of the UK's legendary Bloodstock Open Air, the band has now entered Woodshed Studio (near Landshut, Germany) with producer V. Santura (Triptykon, Dark Fortress, Barren earth, Obscura a.o.) to record the follow-up of their critically acclaimed album “King Delusion” (2017). The album is tentatively scheduled for a January 2019 release.

Evoken to release new studio album “Hypnagogia” on November 9th 2018

Legendary death/funeral doom legion Evoken will unleash their “Hypnagogia” full-length on November 9th, 2018, via Profound Lore Records.

Recorded, mixed and mastered at Sound Spa studios in New Jersey by Steven DeAcutis, the record comes swathed in the artwork of Adam Burke (Artificial Brain, Mos Generator, Hooded Menace) and marks the band's first new output in six long years.

Usnea announces September 2018 North American Tour

Portland doom quartet Usnea will kick off a North American tour this Fall.

Set to commence September 9th in Boston, Massachusetts and concludes September 21st in Washington D.C, the near two-week run includes two dates with Monolord, as well as a performance at Basilica Soundscape.

A full list of tour dates is available below.
Usnea continues to tour in support of their “Portals Into Futility” full-length released via Relapse Records. Inspired by dystopian science-fiction and the painful intersection of today's crushing reality, “Portals Into Futility” is five songs and fifty-six minutes of expertly crafted and elegantly depressive doom/sludge.

Mortuous to release debut album “Through Wilderness” on June 22nd 2018

San Jose brutal death/doom practitioners, Mortuous - featuring past and present members of Exhumed, Repulsion, Necrot, Atrament, and others - will unleash the bestial fruits of its “Through Wilderness” debut in North America this June via a joint partnership between Tankcrimes Records and the newly-launched Carbonized Records spearheaded by drummer Chad Gailey (Necrot).
“Through Wilderness” was captured at Earhammer Studios with Greg Wilkinson (Brainoil, Vastum, Necrot, etc.) and boasts eight punishing tracks that pay their respects to the likes of My Dying Bride, Paradise Lost, Rottrevore, and Disembowelment.

Inter Arma announces May/June 2018 US Headlining Tour

Richmond’s Inter Arma announce US headlining tour dates with Earthling and Bruce Lamont.

The tour begins May 31 and ends June 9 including performances at Doomed and Stoned Festival & Raleigh Deathfest.

The band continues to support 2016’s highly praised “Paradise Gallows” full-length album. A full list of confirmed tour dates is available below.

Fister to release new studio album “No Spirit Within” on April 17th 2018

Missouri-based doom merchants Fister will unleash the earth-rupturing fruits of their “No Spirit Within” full-length this Spring via Listenable Records.

Manifesting a sound so poisonous, polluted, and nihilistic that “sludge”, “doom”, “funeral” and “death” are the only words close to suitable in description, the Midwestern outfit are overpowering and relentless at a city-leveling volume like a Sisyphean artillery brigade cursed to push two hundred tons of speaker cabinets uphill forever.

Exhumed and Incantation announce February/March 2018 US West Coast Tour

Gore Metal maniacs Exhumed and death metal pioneers Incantation join forces for a brief West Coast US tour this Winter.

Both bands are touring in support of recently released 2017 albums; Exhumed’s “Death Revenge” and Incantation’s “Profane Nexus”. The tour commences February 22 in Fresno, CA and travels through 7 cities ending on March 3 in Oakland, CA.

Direct support will be provided by Phobia. A full list of confirmed dates is available below.

Usnea announces March 2018 West Coast Tour

Portland doom quartet Usnea announce the 2018 Spring of Futility West Coast Tour.

The band will tour in support of their recent full-length album “Portals Into Futility”.

The tour commences March 23 in their hometown and ends March 31 in Chico, CA with directed support by Seattle’s UN. A full tour date schedule and support bands are listed below.

West Coast Tour Dates 2018:
3/23/2018 Twilight Bar – Portland, OR w/ Sól, Hot Victory
3/24/2018 Golden Bull – Oakland, CA w/ Body Void, Swamp Witch, CHRCH
3/25/2018 Hi-Hat – Los Angeles, CA w/ SKYEATER, Pendulous