Blackened Death Metal

Full Album Stream: Empyrean Throne – “Chaosborne”

August 10, 2017

Enjoy a full stream of Chaosborne, the new album from USBM up-and-comers Empyrean Throne now!

FULL ALBUM STREAM: ITALY’S VALGRIND INVOKE THE POWER & THE GLORY OF THE “SEAL OF PHOBOS”

April 12, 2017

Coming at its beguiling brand of blackened death metal with what feels like as much reverence for Emperor and Paradise Lost as Morbid Angel, long-running Modena, Italy quartet Valgrind hit a new high-water mark on Seal of Phobos, a diverse, assured slab of extreme metal full of deftly executed heavy riffage, pitch-black atmospherics, and hairpin turns.

Label Spotlight: Deathrash Armageddon

April 10, 2017

Deathrash Armageddon is a Japanese label that releases a number of raw thrash and black metal bands. 

Label Report: Witches Brew

March 27, 2017

Witches Brew provide a home for underground death, thrash and heavy metal bands.

TRACK PREMIERE: INDIA’s HEATHEN BEAST DELIVER BLACKENED GRINDCORE SUBVERSION ON “IT’S ONLY A MINOR INCONVENIENCE”

March 22, 2017

Sometimes there are things in life which you cannot just let pass. Sometimes you have to speak up and not be a silent spectator.

So wrote undercover provocateurs Heathen Beast in announcing its new full-length ambush $cam, inspired and enraged by the Indian government’s November, 2016 demonetization decree 

Track Premiere: Succumb – ‘Survival’

March 1, 2017

Get pummeled by “Survival,” the first taste of Succumb‘s debut on The Flenser.

Track Premiere: Necrowretch – ‘Sprawl Of Sin’

January 18, 2017

Necrowretch deliver the first ripping song off of Satanic Slavery, their newly-announced full-length. 

Full Album Stream: Dead Conspiracy – ‘Dead Conspiracy’

November 11, 2016

Portland death thrashers Dead Conspiracy are about to release their first full-length since their 1987 formation. Hear it now before it hits the streets. 

Zhrine

June 20, 2016

Unortheta
Nothing’s zhocking
dB rating: 8/10

STREAMING: ZOM’s “Conquest”

November 11, 2014

No, this is not that dude who was in Marilyn Manson for about the length of a football season (that’s Zim Zum). This is ZOM and they come from Ireland bearing blackened death metal. Actually, they list their hometown as ANTI MATTER UNIVERSE on Facebook which sort of has the same ring as “From Parts…