old-school death metal

Decapitated to release demo collection “The First Damned” on June 4th 2021

Stirring the internet recently with mysterious cassette tapes posted across their socials, Decapitated put an end to the speculation today - on June 4th, 2021, the Polish tech death metal virtuosos will release their early demos in a carefully handpicked collection called “The First Damned”.

Crypta to release debut album “Echoes of the Soul” on June 11th 2021

Just recently signed with Napalm Records, Crypta offer a raging sonic monster in a class of its own: the newly staffed Brazilian/Dutch death metal unit is set to drop jaws with their long-awaited debut offering, “Echoes of the Soul”, to be released on June 11th, 2021, via Napalm Records.

Cannibal Corpse to release new studio album “Violence Unimagined” on April 16th 2021

On April 16th, 2021, Cannibal Corpse will release their fifteenth studio album, “Violence Unimagined”, via Metal Blade Records.

For a first preview of the record, listen to the new single “Inhumane Harvest” below.

Pre-order “Violence Unimagined”, here, in the following formats:

• digipak-CD

Decapitated re-signs with Nuclear Blast Records

After more than ten years of successfully working together, Nuclear Blast is proud to announce that Polish tech death masters Decapitated have decided to refresh their bond and have re-signed their contract for another era of extreme metal for the Germany based metal label. The band also hints that new music will be coming in the near future.

Nuclear Blast USA General Manager Gerardo Martinez states:

Demonical to release new studio album “World Domination” on October 23rd 2020

Swedish death metal squad Demonical will release a new studio album titled “World Domination” on October 23rd, 2020, via Agonia Records.

“World Domination” is a gateway to old and new Demonical. The band’s sixth album marks the debut for vocalist Christofer Sätderdal and the return for original drummer Ronnie Bergerstål (2006-2011, 2019-present).

Benediction to release new studio album “Scriptures” on October 16th 2020

Benediction are without a doubt one of the few remaining originals in the death metal scene and have achieved legendary status through their output over the years. Still, today, they love what they do and always do their job without compromise - both on record and on stage.

After more than 30 years in the business and 12 years since their last album “Killing Music”, Benediction are now back with one of their best releases yet as they retain their seat in the pantheon of death metal.

Lik to release new studio album “Misanthropic Breed” on September 25th 2020

On September 25th, 2020, Stockholm’s Lik will unleash their third full-length, “Misanthropic Breed”, via Metal Blade Records.

Watch the video for the first single, “Decay”, (directed by Mathias Blom), below.

Pre-order “Misanthropic Breed” in multiple formats here.

Incantation to release new studio album “Sect of Vile Divinities” on August 21st 2020

Death metal pioneers Incantation return with their highly anticipated new full-length, “Sect of Vile Divinities”, coming on August 21st, 2020, via Relapse Records.
 
For over thirty years, Incantation has consistently remained one of the underground’s most influential and respected artists in the genre. True to form, “Sect of Vile Divinities” sees the legendary band adhering to the ways of the old school, unleashing twisted, mangled, and utterly disgusting death metal once again.
 

Crypta signs with Napalm Records

Brazilian/Dutch death metal alliance Crypta have officially signed with Napalm Records and Napalm Events. Formed in June 2019, the four-piece line up consists of Fernanda Lira and Luana Dametto, both former members of Brazilian thrash metal force Nervosa, plus the talented Sonia Anubis (Cobra Spell, ex-Burning Witches) and Tainá Bergamaschi (ex-Hagbard).