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Members of Immolation and Goreaphobia form new band Shadows and sign with Agonia Records

Shadows is a new dark avant-garde metal band from Immolation and ex-Goreaphobia guitarist Alex Bouks, who brought other former Goreaphobia members to the table, including Henny Piotrowski (guitars) and Jake G (vocals). Alongside multi-instrumentalist Lance Walter, the US-based quartet has signed a record deal with Agonia Records, with plans to release their debut material in 2021.

The Troops Of Doom to release debut EP “The Rise of Heresy” on October 9th 2020

Brazilian death metal unit The Troops Of Doom will release their debut EP, “The Rise of Heresy”, on October 9th, 2020, via Nuclear Blast’s digital subsidiary, Blood Blast Distribution.
 
The Troops Of Doom is led by guitarist Jairo “Tormentor” Guedz from the band The Mist and former member of Sepultura’s original lineup playing author and co-author of the classic albums “Bestial Devastation” and “Morbid Visions” and having also collaborated on some of “Schizophrenia”’s compositions.

Rise Of The Northstar to release new digital EP “Live in Paris” on June 19th 2020

May 18th 2019, Europe’s biggest crossover band, Rise Of The Northstar, was back on stage after a 2 year hiatus away from the French capital, armed with its new record “The Legacy of Shi”. The band took this opportunity to film and record a few songs from this sold out and memorable show.

Today, they announce their first live EP, which includes the bonus studio track “Sayonara”, recorded in 2017 at Silver Cord Studio (NYC) with Joe Duplantier.

Svärd to release debut EP “The Rift” on July 3rd 2020

It’s been a longtime, common dream and a lot had been going on since then behind the scenes, when members of Ahab and In Mourning got together in 2017 to start a new band project. Tim Nedergård and Björn Pettersson (both in In Mourning) teamed up with their former bandmate Pierre Stam, when drummer Cornelius Althammer of German doomsters Ahab, who has been connected to the Swedish guys in a 10 years friendship, joined this new and heavy music adventure that is Svärd.

Ergodic to release self-titled debut EP on March 9th 2020

Technical Death Metal quintet Ergodic will release its self-titled debut EP on March 9th, 2020.

Check out EP track “Lashed to Control” below!

The forthcoming 3-song beast is a decimating blast of tech-death, one filled with tasty neoclassical riffs and blistering solos, and featuring lyrical content about celebrity idolatry, addiction, and insanity. What more could you possibly want?

Past Five signs exclusive worldwide deal with Eclipse Records

Eclipse Records is thrilled to announce the signing of Past Five, an alternative metal band from Boras, Sweden to an exclusive, worldwide deal.

The band recently wrapped recording with producer Christian Silver (Dragonforce, Arch Enemy, Soilwork) at the infamous StudioMega in Varberg, Sweden. The resulting EP entitled “Detox” is scheduled for release on May 8th, 2020, via Eclipse Records.