Blackened Death Metal

Ex Deo to release new single “The Philosopher King” on March 13th 2020

After three years since the release of their latest acclaimed full-length, “The Immortal Wars”, Roman Empire-inspired epic death metal band Ex Deo are about to make their grand return – with a little extra boost from special guest Francesco Ferrini of Italian symphonic metallers Fleshgod Apocalypse! The collective will release a brand new single, entitled “The Philosopher King”, set to drop on March 13th, 2020, via Napalm Records.
 

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.

Aodon to release new studio album “11069” on March 27th 2020

French post-black metal trio Aodon have signed with Willowtip Records and will release their sophomore album “11069” on March 27th, 2020.

The album will be available on CD digipak, vinyl LP, and digital formats.

Check out new single “Les Rayons” below.

Multi-instrumentalist/composer M-kha has taken Aodon to new heights with “11069”.The follow-up to 2016 debut album “Sharphood” is the full realization of the Aodon sound: Dark, Atmospheric, and Extreme!

Neaera launches music video for new single “Catalyst”

Founded in 2003, Neaera has been with Metal Blade Records since 2004, releasing six albums during this time. The band announced their farewell tour in 2015 and have been on hiatus since then - until now! Neaera has re-formed and is ready to release a new self-titled album via Metal Blade Records on February 28th, 2020.

Watch the video for the new single, “Catalyst”, below.

laCasta to release debut full-length album “Æternvm” on February 28th 2020

Italian Black Metal Hardcore act laCasta have revealed the details of their upcoming album, set for a release on February 28th, 2020, with powerhouse label Argonauta Records.

Titled In “Æternvm”, the band’s first full-length unites the darkest art in metal with the traditions of all that is extreme in a furious way: Bleak, dissonant and black-eyed sounds filled with rage and disgust.

Drakonis to release debut full length album “Blessed by Embers” on April 3rd 2020

Northern Irish black metal outfit Drakonis have unveiled details for the much anticipated forthcoming record “Blessed by Embers”, following up on great acclaim garnered from their more recent concept work, late 2017’s “The Great Miasma”.

Their debut full length is a story driven concept spanning eight songs. Each taking us through a different chapter following the rise and fall of a charismatic cult leader, who allows darkness and fire to shape and purify his followers, “The Wretched”.

Torchia to release new studio album “The Coven” on March 27th 2020

Finnish death metallers Torchia have just inked a record deal with Rockshots Records for the release of their sophomore album “The Coven”, coming out on March 27th, 2020.

Arising from the inner darkness of composer and lyricist Ville Riitamaa, Torchia takes inspiration from a multitude of metal subgenres and their mission is to revitalize the genre of melodic death metal by bringing in a sense of danger and unpredictability.

Infirmum to release debut full-length album “Walls of Sorrow” on February 28th 2020

Infirmum is a musical resurrection by Finnish metal artist Timo Solonen, who was active in metal scene on 1990’s. Upcoming album “Walls of Sorrow” is created in collaboration with session members on bass guitar and drums. And it’s a doom flavored death metal album with an experienced perspective.

The first single “Shadows of the Past” from the album is now released.