black-death

Ninkharsag to release new studio album “The Dread March of Solemn Gods” on April 30th 2021

Black Metal unit Ninkharsag has announced the release of their highly anticipated, sophomore full length album. “The Dread March of Solemn Gods” will be out on April 30th, 2021, through Berlin’s finest home for blackened underground music, Vendetta Records!

Behemoth signs new contract with Nuclear Blast Records

Behemoth – arguably the biggest extreme metal band in the world – have extended and expanded their contract with Nuclear Blast, who will now distribute the group’s music worldwide outside of their home country. The group originally signed with Nuclear Blast Europe prior to the release of 2009’s “Evangelion”, but their forthcoming album – which is tentatively set for an autumn 2021 release – will be their first to be released by the label outside of the Old Continent.

Plaguewielder to release new studio album “Covenant Death” on April 2nd 2021

Ohio natives Plaguewielder are back with their third album, “Covenant Death”. Expanding on the sounds captured on previous releases, the band has formed into a pulverizing force. “Covenant Death” is the expressions of sadness through suffering and the anger that follows closely behind. The album's cover art, a brief teaser, and more have been issued.
 

Stone Healer to release full-length debut album “Conquistador” on April 30th 2021

Every year there seems to be even more releases dropping than came out in the year prior. Although there is a variety of ways to get noticed, what always cuts through the noise best is music both unique and innovative enough in ways that truly separate it from the pack. Built upon well over a decade of experience as musicians in a variety of projects, Asheville, North Carolina-based duo Stone Healer is excited to announce their incredible debut album, “Conquistador”. Set for release on Friday, April 30th, 2021.

Wolfheart to release new EP “Skull Soldiers” on March 5th 2021

As if announcing today’s new virtual performance stream wasn’t enough of an early holiday gift (see below for more information), Finnish melodic death metal mainstays Wolfheart are doubling their musical output with the announcement of their upcoming EP, “Skull Soldiers”, scheduled for release on March 5th, 2021, via Napalm Records!
 

Unflesh to release new studio album “Inhumation” on April 2nd 2021

New Hampshire-based blackened melodic death metallers Unflesh are excited to announce their second full-length,“Inhumation”. Set for release on Friday, April 2nd, 2021. The band partnered with artist Junki Sakuraba (Seven Spires) once again to create the killer album art for “Inhumation”.

The album was mixed and mastered by renowned musician and engineer V. Santura (Triptykon, Dark Fortress, etc.) at Woodshed Studios in Landshut, Germany.

Stortregn to release new studio album “Impermanence” on March 12th 2021

Recent The Artisan Era signees Stortregn are proud to announce the upcoming release of their fifth full-length, “Impermanence”. Set for release on March 12th, 2021, via The Artisan Era.

Famed Italian painter Paolo Girardi (Power Trip, Artificial Brain, Chthe’ilist) lends his masterful touch to the fantastic artwork adorning Impermanence. Recorded, mixing and mastering were handled at Conatus Studio, Switzerland by Vladimir Cochet (Mirrorthrone, Weeping Birth).

Wolfheart announces live streaming show on January 20th 2021

In April 2020, Finnish melodic death metal unit Wolfheart were one of the very first international metal bands to present a full-scale, professional-grade virtual concert livestream just weeks after the entire world went into lockdown. Now, resilient as ever, the band optimistically enters 2021 with another exciting presentation: a brand new, streaming studio performance event, set to take place on January 20th, 2021, at 12 PM PST / 3 PM EST / 9 PM CET.

Behemoth and Arch Enemy announce Autumn 2021 European Siege Tour

Two of Europe’s most revered metal bands are set to combine forces to bring their ‘European Siege 2021’ tour to European & UK shores in Autumn 2021. Poland’s Behemoth and Sweden’s Arch Enemy are joining together for a handful of dates, bringing their longtime friends and metal legends Carcass in the special guest slot. Opening the evening’s thunderous proceedings will be hotly-tipped gothic metal newcomers, Unto Others (formerly known as Idle Hands).   

Bipolar Architecture signs with Wormholedeath and announces debut album “The Criticizer”

Hailing from Turkey, post metal outift Bipolar Architecture are glad to announce the signing of a deal with Wormholedeath for the release of their debut full-length album “The Criticizer”, TBA.

On the 5th of December, 2020, they will release the first single “Dystopia is the Reality”, taken from the above mentioned upcoming album.