The Black Dahlia Murder to release “Abysmal” on September 18th 2015

The Black Dahlia Murder have returned with the much-anticipated, new full-length album “Abysmal”, which is now officially set for a September 18th, 2015 release. This vicious slab of unrelenting aggression showcases TBDM at their very finest with a meticulous, pin-point precise rhythmic assault mixed with ferocious speed and dynamic hooks. The group kicks off a tour of Australia next week with Psycroptic and Colossvs, so be sure to head over to facebook.com/theblackdahliamurderofficial for all tour dates and look for brand new music to surface in the coming weeks.

Saint Agnes release video for “A Beautiful Day for Murder”

Cinematic psych outfit Saint Agnes have released a new video for their single, “A Beautiful Day for Murder”, which was released via visceral London Label Energy Snake Records. The track is a twisted ballad; a love song to death itself.

“It’s the soundtrack to a dark and beautiful Western where Lana Del Ray stares down nick Cave in a saloon bar stand-off”, says founding member Kitty Austen, who fronts the band with Jon Tufnell. After releasing their debut single as a duo and packing out The Sebright Arms in suitably raucous fashion, the pair return with a trademark slice of cinematic, Tarantino-style lushness.

Terror Universal gives away their first single “Welcome to Hell”

Born in a dark galaxy of terror, Horror Metal cannibals Terror Universal, featuring current and former members of Machine Head, Ill Nino, Soulfly, are announcing their imminent and horrendous takeover!

In preparation for their impending worldwide domination, a free download of Terror Universal’s debut track “Welcome to Hell” is available on the band’s official website here.

Tilt releases acoustic EP “Assemblage”

Tilt – featuring Fish band members Steve Vantsis, Dave Stewart and Robin Boult – have released an acoustic EP, “Assemblage” which contains acoustic versions of songs from their forthcoming album, “Hinterland”.

All proceeds from the EP sales will go towards finishing their debut album next year.

It is available now from BandCamp for a special low introductory price of only £3!


Morgoth annoucnes new vocalist Jagger and new live shows for 2015

After returning from a highly successful European tour with Bolt Thrower, German death metal pioneers, Morgoth, have been working hard in the studio for their new album release, “Ungod”.

Earlier this week however, Morgoth revealed having parted ways with longtime vocalist Marc Grewe and commented: “The chance for a further cooperation between us simply wasn't possible anymore”. In the meantime, the band already announced that Karsten "Jagger" Jäger from Germany's long-running Metal act Disbelief will be handling the vocals on the upcoming album as well as on all the next scheduled live-shows for Morgoth.

Be Under Arms signs with GlobMetal Promotions

Russian Nu Metal/Alternative Metal band Be Under Arms has inked a worldwide management deal with GlobMetal Promotions.

The band vocalist Vladimir Nasonov says: “We started the cooperation with GlobMetal Promotions, as we are very interested in promoting the group in all possible ways, and we believe that this project really helps in this to young bands. We are waiting to see the reaction of the European public on our new album”!

Crossnail to release new single “Sands of Time” on December 19th 2014

After a long hiatus Teodor Tuff resurfaced with its self-titled debut album in 2009. The album was well received and entered the Norwegian charts. The album had clear references to the 70s, both in the music and in the lyrics. The band subsequently did support shows for both Whitesnake and Deep Purple.

Ludichrist to release “1985 Demos” and “CBGB off the Board” on December 9th 2014

Legendary N.Y. hardcore punk act, Ludichrist, will release a commemorative digital collection of demo and live recordings from the early part of the band's celebrated decade-plus career.

The albums, “1985 Demos” and “CBGB off the Board”, will be released on December 9th, 2014 through Dead City Records.

Dead City is also selling exclusive Ludichrist merchandise through its web-store at: www.deadcitymerch.com to celebrate the releases.

“1985 Demos” Tracklist*:
4. F.S.S.B.S.

Nordor announces new vocalist Dimitra “Airlia” Tripi

Nordor have announced the addition of the soprano singer & lyricist Dimitra “Airlia” Tripi to their new line-up.

Airlia” aka Dimitra Tripi is the third new member of the Nordorian Family.

Her name is taken from an ethereal fairy and the reason that she has chosen this name is that singing,and especially the classical one, is about the perfection of air/breathing management.

Third Ion signs with Glasstone Records

Prog metal outfit Third Ion, featuring former members of The Devin Townsend Band and Into Eternity, have signed with the UK's  Glasstone Records for the release of debut album “13/8Bit”. Album artwork comes courtesy of Harley K at Necrographix. A winter/spring 2015 release date will be announced in the near future.

Glasstone Records stated: “We are very excited to be working with Third Ion and to be releasing their debut album”!

Third Ion issued the following statement regarding the signing and upcoming release: