avant-garde 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.

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

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.

Imha Tarikat to release full-length debut album “Kara Ihlas” on January 18th 2019

With their roots in Turkey & Germany, Mülheim-based Black Metal duo Imha Tarikat is set to release their hotly anticipated debut album titled “Kara Ihlas”, due out on January 18th, 2019, via Vendetta Records!

Formed in 2015 by band mastermind Ruhsuz Cellât, Imha Tarikat released their critically acclaimed “Kenoboros” EP in 2017 with Terratur Possessions, followed by a worldwide deal with Berlin-based Black Metal cult label Vendetta.