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Carnifex to release new studio album “Graveside Confessions” on September 3rd 2021

The undisputed masters of blackened deathcore, Carnifex, have returned to ignite sonic memories of albums past with the scorch of old-school sound. On September 3rd, 2021, the band will release their eighth studio album, “Graveside Confessions”, via Nuclear Blast Records.

Today, the band releases the music video for the track “Graveside Confessions”. Check out the video, directed by Jim Louvau and Tony Aguilera, below.

Criminal to release new studio album “Sacrificio” on September 17th 2021

On September 17th, 2021, Criminal will release their new album, “Sacrificio”, via Metal Blade Records. 

For a first preview of “Sacrificio”, a video for the new single, “Zona De Sacrificio” (directed by Carlos Toro of Abysmo Films, who has previously worked with Kreator, Arch Enemy, Rob Halford, etc.), can be viewed below.

Pre-ordered “Sacrificio”, here, in the following formats:
• jewelcase-CD

Crystal Lake announces February & March 2022 European and UK Headlining Tour

Japanese firebrand Crystal Lake has announced details of a lengthy UK and EU tour to take place in early 2022.

The news follows the release of the band’s thunderous new single “Curse”, which is available to watch below. Support throughout the run comes from SharpTone Records labelmates Currents and Kingdom Of Giants.

EU & UK Tour Dates 2022:
11.02.22 Germany Münster @ Sputnikhalle
12.02.22 Denmark Copenhagen @ Vega

Xenosis to release new studio album “Paralleled Existence” on October 1st 2021

Seasoned progressive/technical death metallers Xenosis are excited to announce their upcoming fourth full-length, “Paralleled Existence”. Set for release on Friday, October 1st, 2021. It is the follow-up to their prior 2018 third album, “Devour and Birth”.

Cover art for “Paralleled Existence” was crafted by Caelan Stokkerman (Soreption, Lorna Shore, Fires In The Distance, etc.), and mixing and mastering was handled by Nick Bellmore at Dexters Lab Studio, in Milford, CT.

Decapitated announces Winter 2022 European & UK Headlining Tour

Having recently released their critically acclaimed early demos collection “The First Damned”, Decapitated are proud to announce that 2022 will mark their return to Europe-wide touring.

The 33-date trek, launched in celebration of their 25th anniversary, will see the masterly death metallers hit stages across 11 different countries. Special guests on the run will be Black Tongue, Heart Of A Coward and Inferi.

Cyrox signs licensing deal with Wormholedeath for the release of new album “Beyond Control”

Austrian Death/Thrash metal act Cyrox have signed a licensing deal with Wormholedeath for the release of their album “Beyond Control”. More info coming soon!

The music of Cyrox can roughly be described as a mixture between Death and Thrash Metal, whereby they try to fit into no genre specifically. The influences range from Rock to Black Metal.

Band statement:

October Tide announces May 2022 European Headlining Tour

Sweden’s melodic death/doom metallers October Tide will hit the road in May 2022 for a headlining European tour.

The tour, postponed from May 2021 due to the covid pandemic, will see extreme metal band Noctem as special guests. The shows in Prague, Hamburg, Mainz and Pratteln could not be rescheduled, because of time frame limitations.

European Tour Dates 2022:
7 May 2022 - INCINERATION FEST, LONDON, UK
8 May 2022 - BAROEG, ROTTERDAM, NL

Blood Red Throne to release new studio album “Imperial Congregation” on October 8th 2021

Norwegian death metal veterans Blood Red Throne will release their 10th album, “Imperial Congregation”, on October 8th, 2021, via Nuclear Blast. Today, the band have released a lyric video for vicious new single “Itika”.

Founding guitarist Daniel Olaisen says of the track:

Order to release new studio album “The Gospel” on October 1st 2021

Order was founded in 2013 by Anders Odden, Rene Jansen, Kjetil Manheim and Billy Messiah. The four being respectively responsible for early-stage Norwegian death metal (Cadaver) and the origin of the Norwegian Black metal (Mayhem). In 2014, Jansen sadly passed away, leaving the project unrealized. In 2015 Stu Manx (Gluecifer) joined the band and set the band back on its quest to make unpolished raw black metal anno the 21st century.