symphonic death metal

Septicflesh signs worldwide deal with Nuclear Blast Records

Nuclear Blast is pleased to announce the worldwide signing of Greek symphonic death metal outfit, Septicflesh!

The group's unique blend of symphonic arrangements, avant garde elements, atomosphere and eviscerating extreme metal has been converting legions into fans since the 90s. Now, with a streak of modern classic albums under their belt such as “Sumerian Daemons” (2002), “Communion” (2008), “The Great Mass” (2011), “Titan” (2014), and now “Codex Omega” (2017) there seems to be no stopping this creative juggernaut.

Nothgard to release new studio album “Malady X” on October 26th 2018

Epic Melodic Death Metallers Nothgard from Germany have finished the recordings for their new album “Malady X” and are proud to present the first song to the masses!

Check out the stunning video for the title track, “Malady X”, below.

Make sure to check out the pre-order section here; “Malady X” will be released on October 26th, 2018, via Metal Blade Records.

The album will be available in the following formats:

MaYaN release lyric video for first single “The Rhythm of Freedom”

On September 21st, symphonic death metal collective MaYaN will enlighten your spirit with their epic new album “Dhyana”.

For this prodigious third studio masterpiece, the international 10 piece raised over €40.000 through a crowdfunding campaign to be able to enlist the skills of The City Of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, known for their work in cinematic features such as the Star Wars saga, Hannibal and many more.

The new full-length release reflects on conceptual themes such as self awareness and relinquishing our ego and self-conceited tendencies to find out who we truly are.

Nothgard announces new album title, release date and release shows for October 2018

Nothgard has set to release their new album “Malady X” on October 26th, 2018, via Metal Blade Records.

Special album release shows will also take place in October. See all dates below.

Nothgard Bandleader Dom R. Crey states: “We are super happy to finally reveal more information about our upcoming record. Our 4th album will be called "Malady X", to be unleashed via Metal Blade Records on October the 26th. Few days ago we got the absolute stunning album master from the one and only Jens Bogren (Amon Amarth, Arch Enemy, Kreator, a.o).

Nothgard gives album update and announces November 2018 European tour with Omnium Gatherum and Wolfheart

Epic Melodic Death Metallers Nothgard have finished the recordings for their upcoming album, to be released in autumn 2018! Exact release date and presale to be announced.

Bandleader Dom R. Crey states: “We are super excited and happy with the outcome of our new album so far. Recordings are completely done and the mix is almost finished. Now it is up to the great Jens Bogren (Amon Amarth, Arch Enemy, Kreator, a.o.) to do the final master. With all the experience Jens has we are absolutely sure that he will give the album the icing on the cake!”...

MaYaN to release new studio album “Dhyana” on September 21st 2018

Dhyana”: the moment when the individual mind is absorbed by the heart and melts with the universal mind.

Through his musical contributions in Epica, After Forever and MaYaN, Mark Jansen has introduced another piece of knowledge, spirituality and mystery into the Dutch metal scene. For the third time since their inception in 2010, the now 10 piece symphonic death metal band has joined forces for a new album, and their latest opus “Dhyana” is set to lift them to an entirely new level.

Wintersun announce August/November 2018 European “by request” headline shows

Epic metallers Wintersun played their first “by request” shows in Finland last month, where their fans could vote the set list for each concert.

Due to their great reception, the band has now decided to play a couple of select “by request” headline shows outside of their home country in August and November (Austria, Germany & the Netherlands). All dates are below.

Of the upcoming “by request” shows the band comments:
“There's a separate setlist poll for each show and fans planning to attend the shows can vote for any songs from the first three Wintersun albums. To make it work, please follow the instructions below”...

Mordant Rapture to release debut EP “The Abnegation” on July 13th 2018

After releasing high-profile widely loved 2018 death metal albums from Augury and Inferi, rising label The Artisan Era is ready to unleash even more quality death metal upon the masses.

Enter recent signees Mordant Rapture, a San Jose, California-based group delivering powerful symphonic heavy technical death metal.

The Artisan Era is proud to announce the upcoming July 13th release of the band's debut EP, “The Abnegation”.