melodic black metal

Withering Soul to release new studio album “Last Contact” on September 24th 2021

Blackened Melodic Death Metal veterans Withering Soul have announced the September 24th, 2021, release of new album “Last Contact” via Mortal Music.

The band’s album release show with Morta Skuld occurs the same evening at The Cobra Lounge in Chicago. More info here.

The band released the following statement concerning “Last Contact:

Darkwoods My Betrothed sign worldwide deal with Napalm Records

After more than two decades of silence, Finnish cult black/epic metallers and pioneers of the scene Darkwoods My Betrothed carve their long-awaited comeback in stone by signing a worldwide record deal with Napalm Records!

In 2020, the old horde from the original line-up rejoined forces, now augmented by former session keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen as a full member of the band, bringing a significant contribution to the creative process, and Kai Hahto (both Nightwish) as session drummer.

Arcane Existence to release new studio album “Colossus” on August 20th 2021

California-based symphonic death metal/black metal faction Arcane Existence is excited to announce the upcoming release of their second album, “Colossus”. The album is set for release on August 20th, 2021. German fantasy artist Nele Diel handled the cover art for “Colossus” and the album was engineered, mixed, and masted by Nick Loiacono at Fang Studios.

Stormruler announces Free Album Release Performance on May 28th 2021

Fast-rising St. Louis, MO, USA based black metal export Stormruler will release their infernal, fantasy battle-inspired full-length offering, “Under the Burning Eclipse”, on Friday, May 28th, 2021, via Napalm Records, and are thrilled to announce that fans will be able to experience their sinister mastery in all its glory on the very same day - from their own homes!

Bornholm signs worldwide deal with Napalm Records

Ever since bursting onto the scene in 2000, Budapest’s Bornholm has been an unstoppable force in the black and pagan metal scene. Touring with household names like Ex Deo, Varg, Arkona and many more, the Hungarian four-piece powerhouse has made a name for themselves with spectacular live shows and four tremendous studio albums.

Now, Bornholm are ready to take their career to another level with leading Austrian metal label Napalm Records as a strong partner by their side!
 

Satyricon to release remixed & remastered Editions of “Dark Medieval Times” & “The Shadowthrone” on May 28th 2021

Satyricon’s first album, “Dark Medieval Times”, was released in the autumn of 1993 followed by its successor, “The Shadowthrone”, only eight months later. These pioneering pieces of art marked a start of a Black Metal evolution and have influenced the genre ever since. Both records will now be released as remixed and remastered reissues with altered cover artworks, on May 28th, 2021, via Napalm Records.

Obsolete Theory to release new studio album “Dawnfall” on May 21st 2021

A new vision of dark music. This is what you will listen to when on May 21st, 2021, the gates will open on “Dawnfall” an album that Obsolete Theory define extreme, sick and violent.

The visionary cover was done by the great Dis-Art Design.

Check out an album trailer below.

Pre-order “Dawnfall” here.

Tracklist:
1. Night Of Omen
2. The Vanished
3. Acherontia Atropos