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Track Premiere: Vargrav – ‘Limbo of Abysmal Void’

December 12, 2017

‘Tis the season for epic symphonic black metal. Check out this exclusive track premiere off the debut album from Finland’s Vargrav.

Full Album Stream: Midnight “Sweet Death and Ecstasy”

December 11, 2017

Midnight’s new album, Sweet Death and Ecstasy, streaming in its entirety. Horns up!

Track Premiere: Druid Lord – ‘Last Drop of Blood’

November 28, 2017

Doom-death heshers Druid Lord request eight minutes of your time to crush you immensely with “Last Drop of Blood,” a brand new song from their sophomore album, Grotesque Offerings.

Full Album Stream: Acid Witch – “Evil Sound Screamers”

October 31, 2017

Happy Halloween, kiddies! Come inside for a stream of the entire new Acid Witch album, Evil Sound Screamers.

Full Album Stream: Hades Archer – “Temple of the Impure”

October 17, 2017

Check out some bestial Chilean shred with this full album stream of Hades Archer’s brand new full length, Temple of the Impure.

Full Album Stream: Cadaveric Incubator – “Sermons of the Devouring Dead”

October 10, 2017

Fans of true death metal, come revel in this rotten and unadulterated stream of Cadaveric Incubator’s debut full length.

Matt Harvey on Why You Can’t Censor NSBM or Those Who Distribute It

August 28, 2017

The Exhumed frontman addresses the recent Hells Headbangers controversy with a considered (if perhaps unpopular) response.

Full Album Stream: Bonehunter – “Sexual Panic Human Machine”

August 1, 2017

Check out this exclusive full album stream of Bonehunter’s sophomore album, Sexual Panic Human Machine. Lewd blackened speed metal done the Finnish way—plus the cover features a bionic man-bear monster’s erection.

STREAMING: Death Yell “Descent into Hell”

July 17, 2017

After 20 years later in the grave, Chile’s Death Yell has reformed. Not only to exact revenge on the time away from the molten metal spotlight but to issue the band’s first album, Descent into Hell. Now signed to Hells Headbangers, the Chileans are using their time wisely, focusing on reality instead of fantasy. Hell is real, and Death Yell have returned to remind us.

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.

Blood Feast

May 15, 2017

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

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.

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. 

Streaming: Förgjord’s “Uhripuu” & “Vahvempi kuin koskaan”

February 21, 2017

If you like your black metal Finnish, insane, and teeming with crepuscular depravity then Förgjord’s third album Uhripuu is your kind of album. Come on in and check out a few tracks.

Cultes Des Ghoules

February 13, 2017

Coven, or Evil Ways Instead of Love
Masterpiece, or ambition as a force of evil
dB rating: 8/10

Exclusive Video Premiere: BAT – “Beware of the Bat”

January 18, 2017

Apparently it’s difficult to pull off a good metal video. Richmond’s BAT make it look not only easy, but fun as hell, too, with their new black&white, B movie-inspired thriller, “Beware of the Bat.”

October 31 celebrate Metal Massacre compilations with new covers album

November 17, 2016

True-’til-death metallers October 31 are about to do the unthinkable: a compilation consisting entirely of Metal Massacre covers.

Profanatica

August 8, 2016

The Curling Flame of Blasphemy
Beats the Hockey Flame of Blasphemy
dB rating: 8/10

Insane in the Profane: Full stream of the new Profanatica LP

July 18, 2016

The Curling Flame of Blasphemy from Northeast legends Profanatica is our new favorite fist in the face of god.  

Kyle from Incantation Has a Side Project: Shed the Skin Full Album Stream

June 24, 2016

Cleveland, you have yet another reason to celebrate this week. Shed the Skin debut LP is out today!

TRACK PREMIERE: Denouncement Pyre Paint the Sun with Black (Metal)

June 22, 2016

Australian incendiaries Denouncement Pyre like their dying stars the same color as their metal: BLACK.

Detroit Nuke City: Nuke Premiere “Dead Space” from forthcoming LP

June 7, 2016

Smash that play button and get demolecularized by “Dead Space” from Detroit’s mutated thrashers, Nuke

Streaming: Gouge’s “Breath Of The Reaper”

March 16, 2015

The Ohio brothers behind the indomitable Hell’s Headbangers label don’t fuck with the formula. Their excellent releases during the past two years or so include Midnight, Nunslaughter (a new EP every month), Shitfucker and, err…Goat Semen. You can welcome the appropriately named bangers in Gouge to the extended dysfunctional clan. Like many of their brethren…

Deciblog Interview: Nunslaughter

January 19, 2015

Nunslaughter has been recording mandatory underground metal since 1987, a time when extreme metal was largely in retreat and teased hair was the norm. The band has been led for close to three decades by the inimitable Don Of The Dead (Donald Crotsley) a walking metal encyclopedia content to release the bulk of his band’s…