technical extreme metal

BruteAllies to release debut album “Ash and Nails” on November 27th 2020

UK technical thrash/death metal outfit BruteAllies have signed a deal with Wormholedeath for the worldwide release of their debut album “Ash and Nails”.

“Ash and Nails” will be out on November 27th, 2020, via Wormholedeath/The Orchard on all major digital stores and streaming services. 

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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:

Sulphur Sun to release new EP “Placodermic Heraldry” on October 30th 2020

Bern, Switzerland-based dissonant/progressive death metal unit Sulphur Sun is proud to announce their upcoming EP, “Placodermic Heraldry”. Set for release on Friday, October 30th 2020. It is the follow up to the group’s 2017 standalone single “Vitreous” and 2013 debut EP, “Bioluminescence”. 

Contrarian to release new studio album “Only Time Will Tell” on November 20th 2020

Progressive Death Metal Titans Contrarian are set to release their fourth album, “Only Time Will Tell”, on November 20th, 2020, via Willowtip Records!

Kicking things off in grand fashion, watch the official video for opening track “In a Blink of an Eye” below!

Inferi to release new EP “Of Sunless Realms” on October 9th 2020

Seasoned technical melodic death metal favorites Inferi are proud to announce their upcoming EP, “Of Sunless Realms”. The 5-song effort will be released on October 9th, 2020, via The Artisan Era.

It is the follow up to the group's 2019 re-worked prior album, “The End of an Era | Rebirth”, and the next step in the group's continual evolution following their beloved 2018 full-length, “Revenant”. 

Black Crown Initiate invite fans to exclusive album listening party and Q&A on August 6th 2020

Black Crown Initiate, in partnership with WSOU, are offering 100 fans an early listen to their forthcoming album, “Violent Portraits of Doomed Escape” (Aug. 7, Century Media), on Thursday, Aug. 6 at 12 pm pacific/3 pm eastern. The listening session will be followed by a live Q&A with members of the band.

Fans can RSVP here.

Forlorn World to release debut album “Umbra” on October 30th 2020

Forlorn World was formed in July 2019 by frontman and founding member of Bloodshot Dawn, Josh McMorran, with the intention of weaving an epic narrative plot together. With music using soaring guitar melody whilst mixing clean and harsh vocals Josh set out to create something fresh and unique within his spectrum of creativity.

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.