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GLADENFOLD Release ‘Starborn’ Single

Finnish melodic death/power metal act Gladenfold are back with a brand new single, “Starborn”. The accompanying official music video contains footage from the band’s latest studio sessions.  

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INTERNAL ORGANS EXTERNAL – Apocalyptic Domination

One man projects have always fascinated me in terms of consistency, deliverance and dedication whether it be bands like Putrid Pile or Rendered Helpless, Arizona’s Internal Organs External was born in 2019 by the man himself Vince Otero and created the debut EP on Vicious Instinct Records titled Apocalyptic Domination. Musically, this is a paradise for any fans of brutal death, slam and deathcore since the melodies, compositions, instrumentals and production featuring catchy guitar riffs, structures, guttural vocals, great drum […]

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DARKWOODS MY BETROTHED Sign With Napalm Records

After more than two decades of silence, Finnish black metallers Darkwoods My Betrothed carve their long-awaited comeback in stone by signing a worldwide deal with Napalm Records. Details about their first album in 23 years will be unveiled soon. Darkwoods My Betrothed states: “We are thrilled to be working with Napalm Records in unleashing our comeback album to the world! We think the album turned out amazing in every respect and we are confident that it is our best work […]

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COGNITIVE – Malevolent Thoughts Of A Hastened Extinction

Unique Leader Records are one of the best labels that have continuously impressed me with many great releases in 2021 from Osiah, Humanity’s Last Breath and Mental Cruelty, to New Jersey’s very own Cognitive which I’ve been following them since their sophomore full-length album Deformity which took the band’s heavy influences on technical and brutal death metal and took their music into the most visceral and energetic releases of their career. Last album we’ve heard by the band was in […]

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DEAFHEAVEN Set To Release New Album In August & Release First Single

Americans Deafheaven are back with the new album announcement. San Francisco based post-black metal act proudly present the release of their next full length effort, dubbed Infinite Granite. August 20th has been set as the release day of this 9-piece music offering. “Great Mass Of Color” serves as the first taste of what to expect.  

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TRISTITIA Working On Next Full Length Effort

Swedish blackened doomsters Tristitia have announced that they are working on new material for their next full length, following last year’s comeback album Burial Of The Sad. It’s planned to be released between this fall and next spring. Additionally, you can give a spin to the newest single called ”Moon Ghost”.  

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NEPHREN-KA – From Agony To Transcendence

French death metal band Nephren-Ka are back and have resurrected themselves into the French extreme music underground and created a wonderful album start to finish with the third full-length album From Agony To Transcendence and is released on Dolorem Records. This is basically if you took Black Seeds Of Vengeance era from technical death metal band Nile with more depth and additional musical influences as their aspects from the blinding guitar riffage, characterized touches of extreme musicality and wrapping their […]

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MORS PRINCIPIUM EST Part Ways With Guitarist Andy Gillion

After 10 years, Mors Principium Est have parted ways with guitarist Andy Gillion. Andy contributed his share on the band’s last four albums, 2020’s Seven being the latest one. You can read more about this (not really amicable) split from Andy’s extensive statement below and Ville’s subsequent reply. Ville Viljanen first commented: “To all our incredible fans: Andy Gillion is not a part of Mors Principium Est anymore. I want to thank Andy for the great albums we did together […]

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TRNA Join Candlelight Records Roster

Candlelight Records are excited to announce the latest addition to the Candlelight family, the celestial-blackgazers Trna. Given that the Russian trio completed recordings for their next music output in summer 2020, we can expect new info soon. Stay tuned.