blackened extreme metal

Wolfheart to release new EP “Skull Soldiers” on March 5th 2021

As if announcing today’s new virtual performance stream wasn’t enough of an early holiday gift (see below for more information), Finnish melodic death metal mainstays Wolfheart are doubling their musical output with the announcement of their upcoming EP, “Skull Soldiers”, scheduled for release on March 5th, 2021, via Napalm Records!
 

Scour announces exclusive live streaming show on January 29th 2021

Scour, the extreme metal collective featuring Philip H. Anselmo (Pantera, Down, En Minor, et al), John Jarvis (Agoraphobic Nosebleed), Derek Engemann (Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals), Mark Kloeppel (Misery Index), and Adam Jarvis (Pig Destroyer, Lock Up) will kick off 2021 with an exclusive livestream performance later this month! Scour released their long-anticipated “The Black” EP on Black Friday (November 27th) 2020.

Unflesh to release new studio album “Inhumation” on April 2nd 2021

New Hampshire-based blackened melodic death metallers Unflesh are excited to announce their second full-length,“Inhumation”. Set for release on Friday, April 2nd, 2021. The band partnered with artist Junki Sakuraba (Seven Spires) once again to create the killer album art for “Inhumation”.

The album was mixed and mastered by renowned musician and engineer V. Santura (Triptykon, Dark Fortress, etc.) at Woodshed Studios in Landshut, Germany.

Stortregn to release new studio album “Impermanence” on March 12th 2021

Recent The Artisan Era signees Stortregn are proud to announce the upcoming release of their fifth full-length, “Impermanence”. Set for release on March 12th, 2021, via The Artisan Era.

Famed Italian painter Paolo Girardi (Power Trip, Artificial Brain, Chthe’ilist) lends his masterful touch to the fantastic artwork adorning Impermanence. Recorded, mixing and mastering were handled at Conatus Studio, Switzerland by Vladimir Cochet (Mirrorthrone, Weeping Birth).

Wolfheart announces live streaming show on January 20th 2021

In April 2020, Finnish melodic death metal unit Wolfheart were one of the very first international metal bands to present a full-scale, professional-grade virtual concert livestream just weeks after the entire world went into lockdown. Now, resilient as ever, the band optimistically enters 2021 with another exciting presentation: a brand new, streaming studio performance event, set to take place on January 20th, 2021, at 12 PM PST / 3 PM EST / 9 PM CET.

Bipolar Architecture signs with Wormholedeath and announces debut album “The Criticizer”

Hailing from Turkey, post metal outift Bipolar Architecture are glad to announce the signing of a deal with Wormholedeath for the release of their debut full-length album “The Criticizer”, TBA.

On the 5th of December, 2020, they will release the first single “Dystopia is the Reality”, taken from the above mentioned upcoming album.

Suffering Hour to release new studio album “The Cyclic Reckoning” on February 19th 2021

Blackened death metal power-trio Suffering Hour has completed work on their most-realized, second album, “The Cyclic Reckoning”, now confirmed to be released through Profound Lore Records in February 2021. With the album’s cover art, track listing, and other details, the label has issued an advance stream of the lead track, “Strongholds of Awakening”.
 

Infirmum signs with Wormholedeath - physical release of “Walls of Sorrow” set for December 18th 2020

Finnish doom metal prodigy Infirmum has signed a deal with Wormholedeath for the physical CD release of the album “Walls of Sorrow”, set for December 18th, 2020.

“Wall of Sorrow” is already available on Spotify.

Timos from Infirmum stated:

Protokult announces album release show on November 15th 2020 at The Rockpile in Toronto

Protokult have been defining folk/pagan metal since 2009 when they released their debut album “Ancestral Anthems”, since then they have created three additional uncompromising and relentless albums with their fifth “Transcending the Ruins” recently released on October 1st, 2020.

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: