HIGH ON FIRE Announce North American Tour Dates

After having to drop off a co-headline tour with Municipal Waste due to a medical emergency, High on Fire have announced a new string of North America tour dates. The tour begins in mid-January and runs to February 1st. The dates are as follows: Jan. 10 – Atlanta, GA – Masquerade Jan. 11- Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle Jan. 12 – Richmond, VA – Broadberry Jan. 13 – Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Soundstage Jan. 15 – Philadelphia, PA – TLA […]


DEEDS OF FLESH Guitarist & Unique Leader Records CEO Erik Lindmark Has Passed Away

The death metal world is reeling at the loss of Deeds of Flesh founding member and Unique Leader Records CEO Erik Lindmark, who has passed away at the age of 46. Many bands and artists have expressed sorrow and gratitude towards Erik, expressing sadness at his loss but also honoring his contribution to the underground death metal scene. Erik leaves behind a wife, and a five year old daughter. Here’s the official statement from Unique Leader Records’ social media: ERIK […]


PAGANLAND Ex-drummer Passed Away

Sad news come from the Ukrainian mountains today, as pagan black metal act Paganland just lost their former drummer Tur, real name Andrii Kopylchak. He was behind their drum kit from 2000-2005, 2013-2014. The band announced the news via Facebook.  


DIOCLETIAN To Release New Album

Blackened death metal band Diocletian have confirmed that they will have a new album coming out next year. The album’s details are still under wrap, but Profound Lore Records will be releasing it. Profound Lore posted the following on their Facebook page: “New DIOCLETIAN album imminent, 2019. All hail the return of the Doom Cult!” Diocletian’s last album “Gesundrian” was released in 2014 via Osmose Productions.  



Technical death metal band Inanimate Existence have confirmed that work on a new album has officially finished. While not a whole lot is known, the band posted an image of the track listing with song lengths, as well as stating that singles and preorders would be going live early next year. The track listing is: 1. Clockwork (4:35) 2. Voyager (5:41) 3. Apophenia (4:39) 4. Desert (4:07) 5. Solitude (4:42) 6. Diagnosis (5:35) 7. Ocean (4:56) 8. Liberation (6:43) It’s […]



Abominable Putridity have released their first new song since 2012’s “The Anomalies of Artificial Origin”. “Supreme Court” is now available on streaming platforms, as well as the Slam Worldwide YouTube channel, where the song was debuted. While there’s no telling if this is part of an upcoming album at the moment, we’ll have to wait and see if anything is announced by the band or Unique Leader Records.  


ARSIS Added To ENSIFERUM North American Tour

Ensiferum has previously announced a North American tour that is set to kick off in early January with Septicflesh. Now, with the run fast approaching, it has been announced that technical/melodic death metal band Arsis have been added to the bill. Dates for the run are as follows: 01/05/19 Baltimore, MD Baltimore Soundstage 01/06/19 New York, NY Irving Plaza 01/07/19 Boston, MA Brighton Music Hall 01/08/19 Quebec City, QC Imperial Bell 01/09/19 Montreal, QC Corona Theatre 01/10/19 Toronto, ON Opera […]


ARCHGOAT – The Luciferian Crown

Finnish extreme metal band Archgoat have been making blackened death metal for nearly 30 years while members Ritual Butcherer and Lord Angelslayer are the masterminds behind the desecration of creating bestial music for long as they been around in the band’s existence. Coming up after a three year gap prior to 2015’s outstanding effort of The Apocalyptic Triumphator, The Luciferian Crown takes a much more cleaner, darker and polished sound that fans come to love and expect from these crafted […]


OVERKILL Reveal Details For New Album

Legendary thrash metal band Overkill have unveiled the details surrounding their upcoming 19th studio album, titled “The Wings of War”. The track listing, album art, and release date have all been revealed. The official announcement from the band’s Facebook reads: “OVERKILL Reveal New Album, ‘The Wings Of War’, Out February 22, 2019! Legendary New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL will unleash their 19th studio record, The Wings Of War, on February 22, 2019 via Nuclear Blast . Bobby “Blitz” Ellsworth comments, “It […]


CHILDREN OF BODOM Announce New Album

Finnish melodic death metal band Children of Bodom have announced their 10th album, as well as revealing the track listing and artwork. The official announcement from the band’s Facebook page reads as follows: “Today we officially unveil the artwork and track list from our upcoming album “Hexed” which will be available on March 8th via Nuclear Blast Records. 1. The Road 2. Under Grass and Clover 3. Glass Houses 4. Hecate’s Nightmare 5. Kick in the Spleen 6. Platitudes and […]