atmospheric extreme 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.

Downfall Of Gaia releases music video for new single “We Pursue the Serpent of Time”

February 8th sees Downfall Of Gaia release their new album, “Ethic of Radical Finitude”!

In anticipation of this release, Downfall Of Gaia have now launched a video for the second single, “We Pursue the Serpent of Time”, which can be viewed below.
 

Chrome Waves to release debut full-length album “A Grief Observed” on March 1st 2019

Midwestern post/alt-metal outfit Chrome Waves – uniting former members of Wolvhammer, Nachtmystium, Abigail Williams, The Gates Of Slumber, Amiensus, and more – makes its return with a new lineup and their debut album, “A Grief Observed”, due out in March, 2019, via Wilson’s own Disorder Recordings.

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

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.
 

Cold Colours to release new studio album “Northernmost” on February 22nd 2019

Long running Minnesota Death/Doom band Cold Colours celebrate their 20th anniversary in 2019 with the February 22nd, 2019, release of fifth full-length album “Northernmost”.

In recognition of the winter solstice, the album’s first blast of freezing wind comes in the form of a lyric video for new track “Terminal Winter”.

Check out the lyric video for “Terminal Winter” below.

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.

The Munsens to release debut full-length album “Unhanded” on February 15th 2019

Denver, Colorado’s The Munsens will deliver their debut full-length album, “Unhanded”, on February 15th, 2019, through their new cooperation with Denver’s Sailor Records.

The LP comes following a productive 2018 Summer that included performances at Psycho Las Vegas, 71Grind IV, Austin Terror Fest, Electric Funeral Fest, and more. Album details and the opening track from “Unhanded” are now posted.