occult metal

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.

Satyrus signs with Argonauta Records

Hailing from Sicily, Italy, occult doom metal heavy weights Satyrus have announced the signing with powerhouse label Argonauta Records. The four-piece, who just recently self-released their epic doom monolith of a debut album, “Rites”, immediately gained the attention by not just several record companies but fans around the globe in within the current heavy doom and metal scene. Featuring members of bands alike Uthaar or Wolvesguard, Satyrus invites its listener on a slow and dark ride into doom heaviness.

Demon Head to release new studio album “Viscera” on January 29th 2021

On January 29th, 2021, Demon Head will release their new album, “Viscera”, via Metal Blade Records.

For a first preview of the record, watch the video for the new single, “The Triumphal Chariot of Antimony” (created by Justine Morrow aka lathe.of.heaven), below.

Pre-order “Viscera”, here, in the following formats:
• hardcover digisleeve-CD

Dread Sovereign to release new studio album “Alchemical Warfare” on January 15th 2021

On January 15th, 2021, Dread Sovereign will release their third full-length, “Alchemical Warfare”, via Metal Blade Records.

For a first preview of the record, watch the video for the new single, “Nature is The Devil’s Church”, below

“Alchemical Warfare” can be pre-ordered, here, in the following formats:
• digipak-CD
• 180g black vinyl (EU exclusive)

Cardinal Wyrm to release new studio album “Devotionals” on December 11th 2020

Long-running Oakland, California-based doom metal band Cardinal Wyrm is preparing to release their fourth album, “Devotionals”, on December 11th, 2020.

Alongside the album’s details, cover art, and preorders, the song “Nightmarchers” has been made available for streaming.
 

Inhuman to release new studio album “Contra” on November 6th 2020

Portuguese metal act, Inhuman, has announced the release of their upcoming album, titled “Contra”, on November 6th, 2020!

On the verge of celebrating thirty years together, the band has just recorded their most ambitious and remarkable album yet, under the supervision of Daniel Cardoso (Anathema, Angelus Apatrida, Ava Inferi).

Yoth Iria signs with Pagan Records and announces debut album “As the Flame Withers”

Greek black metal act Yoth Iria have signed a deal with Poland’s Pagan Records to release their debut album. Entitled “As the Flame Withers”; the album is planned for a December 2020 release.

Yoth Iria is a massive comeback from the duet, which developed and pioneered the underground scene back in the day: Jim Mutilator and The Magus.

Behemoth announces “In Absentia Dei” immersive live-stream event on September 5th 2020

Behemoth have announced “In Absentia Dei”, a groundbreaking immersive livestream spectacular which will broadcast on September 5th, 2020, from a secret church location in Poland.

The event will be streamed in high definition 4K, with an immersive experience option, allowing viewers to choose from 8 different camera angles in the multi-camera shoot or watch the “Director’s Cut”.