occult metal

Sabbath Assembly release music video for new single “A Welcome Below”

April 26th will see dark rock veterans, artist collective Sabbath Assembly, release their seventh studio album, the hotly anticipated “A Letter of Red”. The band’s follow-up to the 2017’s “Rites of Passage” was recorded at Figure 8 Studio in Brooklyn with producer Randall Dunn (Black Mountain, SunnO))), Earth). The new album marks a return to the shortened song form and tight production of their debut, while demonstrating ten years of songwriting prowess and lyrical advancement.

Sabbath Assembly to release new studio album “A Letter of Red” on April 19th 2019

Sabbath Assembly is a dark rock band based in Texas and NYC. A true artist collective, Sabbath Assembly features vocalist Jamie Myers (ex-Hammers Of Misfortune, Wolves In The Throne Room), guitarist Kevin Hufnagel (Gorguts, Dysrhythmia), guitarist Ron Verod (Kayo Dot, Myrkur), bassist Johnny DeBlase, and drummer / founding member David Nuss.

Okkultist releases lyric video for “I Am the Beast”

2019 will see Portuguese Death Metal beasts Okkultist “Reinventing Evil”! The up&coming band, who is the first one that inked a worldwide deal ever with Moonspell Fernando Ribeiro’s new label Alma Mater Records, is set to release their brutal debut of an album “Reinventing Evil” on March, 15th 2019.

Alma Mater Records boss and Moonspell vocalist Fernando Ribeiro comments:

Okkultist release first single “Reinventing Evil”

2019 will see Portuguese Death Metal beasts Okkultist “Reinventing Evil”! The up&coming band, who is the first one that inked a worldwide deal ever with Moonspell Fernando Ribeiro’s new label Alma Mater Records, is set to release their brutal debut of an album “Reinventing Evil” on March, 15th 2019.

To kick off the new year in evil style, Okkultist are sharing the self-titled opening track, now below.

Okkultist to release debut full-length album “Reinventing Evil” on March 15th 2019

Okkultist, the Portuguese up-and-coming Death Metal beasts, will release their hotly anticipated debut album “Reinventing Evil” on March 15th, 2019.

The album was produced by Pedro Paixão (Moonspell) and the band, tracked at Poison Apple Studios in Lisbon and amazingly mixed by Tue Madsen (Meshuggah, Moonspell, The Haunted).

Black Lotus to release debut album “Sons of Saturn” on October 19th 2018

Barcelona-based Heavy & Epic Doom Metal band Black Lotus released a first single from the upcoming album “Sons of Saturn”.

The album will be released on October 19th, 2018, via Inverse Records.

Watch the music video for “Sons of Saturn” below.
 
Black Lotus is founded by Hug Ballesta in 2015. After finding a proper line-up they headed into the Moontower Studio at the end of 2017. The album is recorded and mixed by Javi Félez and mastered by Brad Boatright at Audiosiege, Portland, Oregon.

Hug Ballesta comments:

Mist to release debut full-length album “Free Me of the Sun” on June 1st 2018

Mist, the Slovenian priestesses of doom, return with their debut full-length!

Free Me of the Sun” will be released through Soulseller Records on June 1st, 2018, on CD, vinyl and in digital formats.

Staying true to their traditional Doom Metal roots, the band builds upon strong riffs with bright female vocals and epic guitar solos.

The album was recorded in Studio Ork, produced and mixed by Benjamin Kic and mastered by Patrick W. Engel (Temple Of Disharmony).

With this release Mist are starting a new chapter on their path in the depths of doom!

Acherontas to release new studio album “Faustian Ethos” on May 18th 2018

Greek occult black metallers with ritual & 70's rock influences, Acherontas, reveal details surrounding their new studio album titled “Faustian Ethos”.

The album is set to be released on May 18th, 2018, in Europe and May 25th, 2018, in North America via Agonia Records.

As previously reported, the follow-up to “Amarta अमर्त” (2017) was recorded in three different studios in Greece, UK and Germany between 2016 and 2017 with mixing and mastering done at Pentagram Studio by George Emmanuel (Rotting Christ, Lucifer's Child).

Oz - Transition State

Oz is a Swedo/Finnish band that formed in the late 70s and came to some prominence in the 80s, as Bathory’s Quorthon championed them and designed their covers. It’s actually his hand that appears on the cover of “Fire in the Brain”, the band’s sophomore effort.