extreme metal

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.

Nailed To Obscurity release music video for new single “Tears of the Eyeless”

With only a few weeks until German melodic death/doom metallers Nailed To Obscurity release their Nuclear Blast debut, “Black Frost”, the band have started the countdown by unleashing their new single “Tears of the Eyeless”.

The accompanying video was directed and produced by Vesa Ranta & Aapo Lahtela, and can be watched below.

Purchase the track here.

Chronoform release music video for first single “Veil”

“Veil” is the first single from Chronoform’s next year’s debut album “From the Void”. And it’s actually the first track the band has ever composed.

Tight and versatile riffs combined with more delicate parts works also as a single as it gives a good cross-section to the material the band is soon to be releasing.
 
Check the music video for “Veil” below.
 

Equipoise to release debut full-length album “Demiurgus” on March 8th 2019

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based technical/progressive death metal project Equipoise is proud to officially announce the upcoming release of their debut full-length, “Demiurgus”. The album is set for release on March 8th, 2019, through The Artisan Era.

It is the follow up to the group’s 2016 heavily praised EP, “Birthing Homunculi”, whose material makes it’s way onto “Demiurgus” in a re-worked fashion far beyond their initial form.

BackStabber to release debut full-length album “Conspiracy Theorist” on February 15th 2019

BackStabber, from Rouyn-Noranda, in Northern Quebec, Canada is unleashing raw fury with their first full-length album “Conspiracy Theorist”. The 10 track album is a fierce debut encompassing themes of scandals, a critique of mainstream media and conspiracies such as Hollow Earth.

Remaining old school, there are no clean vocals or breakdowns here, just a solid and mature death/thrash metal album, with good flow and clear thought in the tracks and compositions.

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.

Hissing announces February & March 2019 North American Tour with Abstracter

Seattle harsh/death metal trio Hissing has announced a run of West Coast North American tour dates for early 2019 in support of their debut LP, “Permanent Destitution”, released in October through Profound Lore Records.

The tour sees Hissing paired with Oakland’s brutalizing Abstracter, with dates running from February 22nd through March 2nd.