EXOCRINE – The Hybrid Suns

For a good while, Unique Leader Records has been on top releasing amazing albums front to back from the latest Near Death Condition, Worm Shepherd and many more to come. Exocrine are a French based extreme metal project that were formed in 2013 and have unleashed their latest studio offering of The Hybrid Suns which is their fifth studio full-length and is the continuation of 2020’s Maelstrom. To describe their sound is taking elements of progressive and technical death metal […]



Today we got to speak with Wilson NG from international based brutal death metal band Facelift Deformation! MPM: Hello Wilson, thank you for taking the time doing this interview. How are you doing today and those who don’t know who you are, could you introduce yourself and your contributions to the band? FD: Hello Jake and readers of Metal Purgatory Media! It is my pleasure to have this opportunity! I am doing all good today and hope you guys are […]



California based slamming brutal death metal project Homophobic Fecalpheliac have returned and announced via their Instagram that they have officially changed their name. The new name of the group is Hematophagy which a Facebook page has been created for the band as well. More news on the band’s return will be posted as it comes in. More can be found on their new Facebook page HERE.  



New York-based tech death metal outfit Artificial Brain have debuted a new single from their eponymous third self-titled album, which will be released on June 3rd through Profound Lore Records. New track “Parasite Signal” is available for listening below.  


DRAGONLAND Sign Deal With AFM Records

Symphonic power metallers Dragonland and AFM Records are announcing to team up for common future plans. The Swedish band takes their chances to make the next giant leap and will release their upcoming record through the German label. “We’re thrilled to be working with AFM again for our forthcoming album”, says Elias Holmlid, Dragonland keyboardist and composer. “Fans of Dragonland should know that we’re no strangers to music and tales of epic proportions, and ‘The Power of the Nightstar’ is […]


CRADLE OF FILTH Announce Two New Members

As of yesterday, Cradle of Filth had announced the departure of Anabelle Iratni and Richard Shaw. Today, Donny Burbage and Zoe Marie Federoff have taken to the band’s Facebook to make their statements on joining the group’s lineup. Zoe Marie Federoff stated: “It is with immense pleasure that I announce the Grammy-nominated dark forces of Cradle of Filth have asked me to join them on their dark and fantastical adventures, and I’ve agreed to provide them with my vocals and […]


KAMPFAR Put Out New Single

“Fandens Trall”, the third single from the Kampfar‘s next full length instalment Til Klovers Takt, has premiered online in the form of an official video clip created by Carl Eek. More album details to be unveiled in coming weeks.  


ORGANECTOMY Announce New Album & Unleash New Single

Organectomy are extremely excited to announce their third studio album, Nail Below Nail, due out July 8th via Unique Leader Records. Drums recorded by Troy Kelly at The Armoury recording studio in Wellington, New Zealand. Guitars, Bass and Vocals recorded by Alex Paul and Sam McRobert. Mixing and mastering was handled by Miguel Tereso of Demigod Recordings. Artwork created by Par Olofsson. Alongside unveiled details, the New Zealanders also present a music video for the first single/opening track “Concrete”. “We […]


WINTERSUN Part Ways With Guitarist

Finnish symphonic melo-death metal ensemble Wintersun have parted ways with (live) second guitarist Asim Searah, who has been part of the band for the past five years. Wintersun states: “We have decided to part ways with our 2nd guitarist Asim Searah, who has been with us as a session guitarist since 2017. We shared good times on and off the stage, but we didn’t see eye to eye on some things and we weren’t happy with everything behind the scenes. […]


GRAVE INFESTATION – Persecution Of The Living

If I were to tell you right away how I feel about the extreme music in 2022 I will say this, healthiest in it’s purest form. Grave Infestation have made their presence felt in the underground to rise up from the ashes and have unleashed hellfire and brimstone with the latest offering of Persecution Of The Living. Right off the bat, this band have created a guts-fucking, consolidated and contemporary style of extreme music that every death metal fan, (myself […]