brutal death metal

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.

The Black Dahlia Murder to release new studio album “Verminous” on April 17th 2020

On April 17th, 2020, The Black Dahlia Murder will release their new album, “Verminous”, via Metal Blade Records.

Check out the lyric video for the title track below.

Pre-order “Verminous”, here, in the following formats:
• digipak-CD
• ltd digi-CD w/ bonus tracks (EU exclusive)
• cassette

Ruinas to release debut album “Ikonoklasta” on March 20th 2020

Spikerot Records loves debuts and this one is nothing short of stunning!

Grinding Death Metal, sometimes dismal, sometimes punkish, sometimes sludgy, sometimes with a fuck off attitude! “Ikonoklasta” is an unforseen storm within Extreme Metal, created by the hand and soul of Rober, member of the deceased Death/Grind legends Machetazo, and Angel, both hailing from the remote Spanish region of Galicia.

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. 

The Black Dahlia Murder announces Spring 2020 North American Tour with Testament

The Black Dahlia Murder are pleased to announce their North American 2020 tour with Bay Area thrash metal icons Testament. The near-month-long trek will commence in Phoenix, Arizona on April 20th and conclude in Anaheim, California on May 28th. Additional support will be provided by Municipal Waste and Meshiaak.
 
The Black Dahlia Murder will be touring in support of their upcoming new full-length with details to be unveiled in the coming days.

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?

I AM signs worldwide deal with Entertainment One

Texas Death act I AM has signed a worldwide deal with Entertainment One (“eOne”) with plans to release a new LP later this year.

The group is headed over to Europe this weekend for a full run with Australia’s Thy Art Is Murder, Canifex, Fit For An Autopsy, and Rivers Of Nihil for an entire month of touring. I AM will return to The States and head right back out on the road with Spite and Varials

Cattle Decapitation announces Spring 2020 European Headlining Tour

Cattle Decapitation released their new album, “Death Atlas”, last November, via Metal Blade Records.

The band has now announced their first European headline tour in support of “Death Atlas” for spring of this year. Please check the full dates below!

European Tour Dates 2020:
25.03: Tel-Aviv, ISR @ Bascula (Cattle Decapitation only)
27.03: Vienna, AUT @ Escape Metalcorner
28.03: Annaberg-Buchholz, GER @ Alte Brauerei
29.03: Warsaw, POL @ Poglos