black metal

Zemial sign with Agonia Records

Multi-genre metal heretics Zemial, from Greece, enter 2019 with a new record deal in place.

The Athens-based band, who’ve been around since 1989 and who now celebrate a milestone 30-year anniversary, landed a contract with Agonia Records.

Work on the band’s fourth studio album, follow-up to their seminal “Nykta”, has already commenced.

Behemoth release new music video for “Ecclesia Diabolica Catholica”

After recently completing a North American headlining tour with At The Gates and Wolves In The Throne Room, Behemoth will be bringing this must-see show to Europe, starting tomorrow!

In anticipation of the trek, the band has also launched a new video for “Ecclesia Diabolica Catholica” (directed by Grupa 13), taken from their latest album, “I Loved You At Your Darkest”.

Watch the new video below.

Ashen Horde to release new studio album “Fallen Cathedrals” on March 22nd 2019

Hailing from the cold, unforgiving wastelands of Hollywood, California, Ashen Horde is a two-piece band that strives to embrace a multitude of extreme metal sub-genres, without being bound to any one of them. Drawing influence from metal’s crème de le extreme, from Enslaved and Devin Townsend to Ihsahn and Opeth, Ashen Horde (aka Trevor Portz and Stevie Boiser [Vale of Phath, Inferi]), may have a sound rooted in death and black metal, but can’t truly be called either.

Morild to release debut album “Så kom mørket...” on February 1st 2019

On February 1st, 2019, the Copenhagen, Denmark based atmospheric black metal band Morild (Danish for “phosphorescence”) will release its debut album entitled:

Så kom mørket og tog mig på ordet
En sort sky af minder
I afgørende stunder
Frosset fast til mit indre
Jeg håber det forsvinder med lyset
At dø eller blive fri


In English:
Thus came the darkness and took me by my word
A dark cloud of memories
In crucial moments

Katechon to release new studio album “Sanger Fra Auschwitz” on March 1st 2019

Katechon has already found a notable place in the underground upon churning out two albums. Trondheim, Norway based black/death metallers are now ready to take the wraps of their forthcoming third opus, “Sanger Fra Auschwitz”.

The album is anti-totalitarian in form and a view into the events of the second world war and how it affected the people on both sides.

Wolves In The Throne Room sign with Century Media Records

Century Media Records are proud to announce a partnership with Wolves In The Throne Room and their own label Artemisia Records to release their upcoming albums in the world outside of North America.

The band from Olympia, Washington just finished an US tour with Behemoth and their new label mates At The Gates and will conquer Europe with the same package in early 2019.

Mantar announces Spring 2019 European Headlining Tour

After a highly successful live run this winter, German two-headed black/death/punk/doom chimera, Mantar, have announced to tour Europe again in Spring 2019 in support of their globally acclaimed third album, “The Modern Art of Setting Ablaze”.

European Tour Dates 2019:
27/03/19 DE - Göttingen (Musa)
28/03/19 DE - Augsburg (Kantine)
29/03/19 DE - Cham (LA)
30/03/19 DE - Annaberg-Buchholz (Alte Brauerei)
05/04/19 DE - Marburg - KFZ*
12/04/19 DE - Dortmund - Junkyard - Dortmund*

Kaamos Warriors to release debut album “Ikuisen Talven Sarastus” on February 8th 2019

From the shadows of nordic night and darkness of eternal winter, will Kaamos Warriors bring the black light with their “Ikuisen Talven Sarastus” debut album.

Kaamos Warriors was found in the beginging of 2018 in Northern Finland, Kempele. This two men’s band combines melancholy of north and coldness of winter in their music.