technical extreme metal

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.

Protosequence to release new EP “A Blunt Description of Something Obscene” on May 19th 2020

Modern Death Metal quartet Protosequence will release “A Blunt Description of Something Obscene” on May 19th, 2020, via Lacerated Enemy Records.

A lyric video for EP track “Savagery in Fundamental Behaviours” is available below.

Protosequence is without a doubt one of the most amazing progressive tech death metal bands in the scene today!

The group released the following statement about its new label home and the forthcoming EP:

Cult Of Lilith signs worldwide deal with Metal Blade Records

Metal Blade Records is proud to welcome Iceland’s Cult Of Lilith to its worldwide roster!

Formed in 2015, Cult Of Lilith draws inspiration from multiple genres and time periods of music: metal (and all of its sub-genres), jazz, blues, flamenco, avant-garde, baroque and classical music. Uncompromising, raw and brutal, with hauntingly beautiful melodies, Cult Of Lilith is truly unique and diverse, but has a cohesive theme that binds all of their musical elements together.

[Evertrapped] to release new studio album “The Last Extinction” on May 22nd 2020

Montreal, QC’s brutal melodic death five-piece [Evertrapped] is revealing the artwork and track listing for their fourth studio album “The Last Extinction” set for release on May 22nd, 2020.

The album marks the band’s return to follow up their highly praised 2015 album “Under The Deep” and showcases their darkest, almost apocalyptic overtone compared to previous releases. 

Behold The Arctopus to release new studio album “Hapeleptic Overtrove” on June 12th 2020

Mighty NYC trio Behold The Arctopus have partnered with Willowtip Records for the June 12th, 2020, release of “Hapeleptic Overtrove”, the band’s 7th recording, on vinyl LP and digital formats. The CD version will be released via P2.

The first single, “Blessing in Disgust”, is streaming now below.

The band released the following statement concerning the new album:

Auroch to release new mini album “Stolen Angelic Tongues” on April 24th 2020

Vancouver’s Auroch returns with new music for the first time in nearly four years. This April, 20 Buck Spin will unveil the band's new “Stolen Angelic Tongues” MLP - the band’s first new release since 2016’s “Mute Books” LP - and its extended/renamed CD counterpart, “All The Names of the Night”. The bestial new track “Coffin Nails”, is now streaming below.