technical extreme 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.

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. 

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?

Myth Of I to release self-titled debut album on April 10th 2020

Formed in the fertile metal musician community found within the esteemed Berklee College of Music, Myth Of I arose from chance circumstances into a formidable act in progressive metal spheres. After recently signing with The Artisan Era, the Boston-based group is excited to announce the release of their self-titled debut album on Friday, April 10th, 2020.

Deranged to release new studio album “Deeds of Ruthless Violence” on March 27th 2020

Swedish death metal veterans Deranged will release a new studio album titled “Deeds of Ruthless Violence” on March 27th, 2020, via Agonia Records.

“It’s death metal like it was meant to be”, says drummer and mastermind Rikard Wermén, who’s been in charge of the band’s steering wheel for nearly thirty years.

He continues: “No gimmicks, no costumes, no stage show, no make up, no bullshit. Just straight up ruthless metal the violent and intense way”.