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Track Premiere: Skelethal display “Scaly Smelly Flesh”

June 6, 2017

French death duo Skelethal finally are poised to unleash their full length, Of the Depths . . . Check out “Scaly Smelly Flesh” for a good, noxious whiff of what lies ahead, and below.

Demo:listen: Hell Bent

June 2, 2017

On this week’s Demo:listen we find ourselves hurtling down an inescapable road led by Providence, Rhode Island’s Hell Bent.

Track Premiere: Contaminated leak “Forlorn & Desolate”

May 31, 2017

Pollute your day with “Forlorn & Desolate,” an exclusive peak at the debut album, Final Man, from Melbourne’s radioactive harbingers of death, Contaminated.

Demo:listen: Draghkar

May 26, 2017

On this week’s Demo:listen we unleash upon our readers California’s Draghkar.

Interview & Stream: Perverted Ceremony

May 23, 2017

Check out this candid interview with Belgium’s cult weirdos, Perverted Ceremony—and stream their debut full length, Sabbat of Behezaël, out now on Nuclear War Now! Productions.

Demo:listen: Ceremonial Bloodbath

May 19, 2017

On this week’s Demo:listen we lose our heads over Vancouver’s Ceremonial Bloodbath.

Track Premiere: Witness the “Sacrificio Infanticida” of Unaussprechlichen Kulten

May 17, 2017

Check out this exclusive premiere of “Sacrificio Infanticida” from Keziah Lilith Medea (Chapter X), the brand new album from Chile’s mystikal death cult, Unaussprechlichen Kulten.

Track Premiere: Ljosazabojstwa overwhelm with “Piekła”

May 16, 2017

Minsk’s unutterable Ljosazabojstwa return with a new EP of unique, intense black/death metal. We were the first to hip you to this Belarusian menace last year, and now we’re here to bring you an exclusive stream of “Piekła” from Sychodžańnie, Ljosazabojstwa’s soon-to-be-released EP.

Blood Feast

May 15, 2017

The Future State of Wicked
Binge on some tasty riffs
dB rating: 8/10

Demo:listen: Encoffinized

May 12, 2017

On this week’s Demo:listen we find ourselves on the wrong side of existence with Huntington Beach’s Encoffinized.

Full Album Premiere: Occvlta return with “Night Without End”

May 9, 2017

It’s been seven years since Occvlta released their demo, We Command the Wolves, and finally Berlin’s black metal brothers have returned with an album worth the wait and then some. Night Without End will restore your faith in true black metal . . . while simultaneously ensuring your condemnation.

Demo:listen: Moenen Of Xezbeth

May 5, 2017

On this week’s Demo:listen we praise the unholy birth of Belgium’s Moenen Of Xezbeth.

Track Premiere: Cemetery Urn reveal “Weakened Mortals Bleed”

May 3, 2017

Today Melbourne’s Cemetery Urn show us what happens when “Weakened Mortals Bleed.” Check out this exclusive track premiere from the Australian barbarians’ third album, the eponymously titled Cemetery Urn.

Track Premiere: Khashm apply “Obsidian Keys”

May 2, 2017

Unlock all seven seals with “Obsidian Keys,” the latest track from Pushkin’s Khashm, off their forthcoming LP + bonus 7”, Asmodeus Rising. If you like your black metal esoteric and obscure, but not your production, you’d do well to check out these Russians.

Demo:listen: Hedenvandret

April 28, 2017

On this week’s Demo:listen we’re lured off the beaten path and led deep into the dark woods by Norway’s Hedenvandret.

Track Premiere: Jordablod deliver “Chants for the Black One”

April 26, 2017

Check out “Chants for the Black One” by Malmö’s Jordablod from their debut album, Upon My Cremation Pyre.

Track Premiere: Soulskinner unfold “A Spectral Vision”

April 25, 2017

Catch a hair-raising glimpse of the new album, Descent to Abaddon, from Greece’s Soulskinner with this exclusive premiere of “A Spectral Vision.”

Demo:listen: Wearg

April 21, 2017

On this week’s Demo:listen we risk getting our faces clawed off to promote the rabid extremism of San Diego’s Wearg.

Unleashed to feast at Onion Maiden, a heavy metal-themed vegan restaurant

April 19, 2017

In which we thoroughly, perhaps even gluttonously check out Onion Maiden, Pittsburgh’s only “punk-fueled,” heavy metal-inspired vegan restaurant.

Drop Everything and Listen to Loss’ “The Joy of All Who Sorrow”

April 18, 2017

Lie down on the floor, close your eyes, and come to know the “The Joy of All Who Sorrow.” Today we bring you an exclusive premiere of the opening track from Horizonless, the highly anticipated sophomore album from Nashville-based doom-death titans, Loss.

Demo:listen: Fetid

April 14, 2017

On this week’s Demo:listen we recoil and blanch in the presence of Seattle’s Fetid.

Full Album Stream: Blood Feast welcome you to “The Future State of Wicked”

April 11, 2017

Their first album since the reunion of Jersey’s morbid thrash cult, Blood Feast, The Future State of Wicked boasts deadly riffs, razor-sharp vocal attacks, and explosive battery. Out this Friday on Hells Headbangers, The Future State of Wicked is here. 

Demo:listen: Ultra Silvam

April 7, 2017

On this week’s Demo:listen we usher in the end of it all with Mälmo’s Ultra Silvam.

Track Premiere: Let Horrid take you across “Cursed Dunes”

April 4, 2017

Check out this exclusive premiere of “Cursed Dunes” from Beyond the Dark Border, the new album from Italy’s longest-running death metal powerhouse, Horrid

Demo:listen: Felled

March 31, 2017

On this week’s Demo:listen, we circumvent your expectations to present Oregon’s Felled.

Full Album Stream: Cripta Oculta reëmerge with compilation of heretofore lost & unreleased material

March 28, 2017

Get lost in the underworldly mysticism of deep Portuguese black metal with Cripta Oculta’s self-titled compilation of rarities—their first “new” material in over five years, and we’ve got the exclusive stream.

Full EP Premiere: Horns & Hooves got a “Morbid Lust”

March 27, 2017

Get sprung on the nastiest, most blasphemous stateside black metal band since Profanatica. Horns & Hooves take no prisoners on their follow up to last year’s Consecrate the Marrow demo. You won’t hear black metal this sick anywhere else until you’re jamming your own copy of Morbid Lust.  

Track Premiere: Ruin deliver “Rancid Death”

March 21, 2017

Get in on this exclusive track premiere of “Rancid Death” off Drown in Blood, the debut full length from west coast mondo psychos Ruin.

Demo:listen: Disincarnation

March 17, 2017

On this week’s Demo:listen, we sing the praises of the Slime God in vain hope that doing so might preserve us against that awful deity invoked by San Jose’s Disincarnation.

Devotion unto Death: Streaming Harvest Gulgatha’s ‘Altars of Devotion’

March 14, 2017

Squander not this exclusive stream of the debut full length, Altars of Devotion, from Arizonan upheavalists Harvest Gulgaltha.