technical extreme metal

Cult Of Lilith to release debut full-length album “Mara” on September 4th 2020

On September 4th, 2020, Iceland’s Cult Of Lilith will release their debut full-length, “Mara”, via Metal Blade Records.

A frantic collision of death metal, prog, complex classical structures and more, “Mara” is a restless, constantly shifting collection that is as imaginative as it is compulsive.

Listen to the new single, “Cosmic Maelstrom”, below.

Spectrum Of Delusion to release new studio album “Neoconception” on September 11th 2020

Having recently signed with rising extreme metal label The Artisan Era, Spectrum Of Delusion is excited to announce their upcoming sophomore album, “Neoconception”, which will be released on Friday, September 11th, 2020.

It is the follow up to the group’s promising 2017 debut album, “Esoteric Entity”, which was widely praised by death metal fans and sites alike across the world. 

Æpoch to release new EP “The Scryer” on July 31st 2020

After Ontario, Canada natives Æpoch made a significant splash in the death metal scene with the 2018 release of their debut album, “Awakening Inception”, the group has worked at a frenzied pace to unleash their next sonic salvo upon the world.

Today the group is proud to announce the release of their upcoming EP, “The Scryer”, which is set for release on Friday, July 31st, 2020. 

Black Crown Initiate to release new studio album “Violent Portraits of Doomed Escape” on August 7th 2020

Progressive death metal masterminds Black Crown Initiate have released a new single, “Sun of War”, from their forthcoming album “Violent Portraits of Doomed Escape”. Check out the lyric video for the track below.

Pestilence announces new drummer Michiel van der Plicht

Legendary dutch death metallers Pestilence have parted ways with drummer Septimiu Harsan due to personal and professional matters, partly related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The band already found a replacement in Michiel van der Plicht (live drummer for countrymen Carach Angren), with whom Pestilence will record their upcoming album “Exitivm”, tentatively slated for release later this year on Agonia Records.

The Hallowed Catharsis to release new EP “Killowner” on June 2nd 2020

Canada’s The Hallowed Catharsis (THC) will release new EP “Killowner” on June 2nd, 2020, via Lacerated Enemy Records.

You can check out the official video for album track “Breeding Pits” below.

THC plays a unique style of unhinged progressive death metal. Tired of generic tech-death flooding the scene, THC works to be unpredictable, brutal, and technical, while staying catchy. This attitude carries through to the live show where you can expect to see unparalleled energy.