technical extreme metal

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.
 

Ara to release new studio album “Jurisprudence” on May 15th 2020

Every so often, a band comes along that generates praise and attention for all the right reasons, and not always due to having a label or heavy marketing power behind them. Wisconsin-based dissonant technical death metal outfit Ara has already achieved that with their completely independently released 2012 EP, “The Blessed Sleep”, and 2014 debut album, “Devourer of Worlds”.

Thy Art Is Murder announce new drummer Jesse Beahler release drum playthrough for “Human Target”

Australia’s premier extreme metal export, Thy Art Is Murder  are proud to announce the addition of drummer Jesse Beahler.

In celebration, the band have released a drum playthrough for “Human Target”, which can be seen below.

Abiotic sign with The Artisan Era

Recently re-emerged technical death metal outfit Abiotic is proud to announce their signing to the ever-expanding extreme metal label, The Artisan Era. Active since 2010, Abiotic sprang to life with an urgent sense of immediacy both live and studio recording-wise that soon saw them signed to Metal Blade Records after their 2011 independent EP, “A Universal Plague”, was released. The band toured relentlessly every year from then on while also dropping their 2012 debut album, “Symbiosis”, and their sophomore album, “Casuistry”, in 2015. 

Ergodic to release self-titled debut EP on March 9th 2020

Technical Death Metal quintet Ergodic will release its self-titled debut EP on March 9th, 2020.

Check out EP track “Lashed to Control” below!

The forthcoming 3-song beast is a decimating blast of tech-death, one filled with tasty neoclassical riffs and blistering solos, and featuring lyrical content about celebrity idolatry, addiction, and insanity. What more could you possibly want?