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COFFINS to release ‘Perpetual Penance’ Double CD collection on June 9th via Horror Pain Gore Death Productions

Horror Pain Gore Death Productions have announced the new double CD collection from Japan’s Death/Doom fiends Coffins entitled Perpetual Penance, set for release on June 9th on CD and Digital formats. This is an essential compilation of Coffins vinyl only and split release tracks, features artwork by Uchino and is the follow up to the 2011 release Ancient Torture. The first 100 orders come with a free chrome Coffin keychain, a miniature casket that opens to store your victims ashes! Listen to the track “Reborn” from this gnarly new Coffins collection at this location


WITHERING SOUL Premieres “No Longer Within” at

Melodic Blackened Metallers WITHERING SOUL and have joined forces for the premiere of “No Longer Within” off their forthcoming release Adverse Portrait. The track features guest vocals from former ENFORSAKEN vocalist Steve Sagala. Check it out at this location.


COGNITIVE Announce Tour Dates

New Jersey tech-death monsters COGNITIVE will kick-off a string of dates leading up to next month’s ‘Brutal Grooves and Grinding Moves’ U.S. tour.

The action starts tonight at Rascal’s Tavern in Corry, PA and will see the band destroying stages in a series of one-off dates before embarking upon a month-long trek with PLACENTA POWERFIST and STILLBORN.


DEVANGELIC Inks New Deal with Comatose Music

Rome’s Death Metal Warriors DEVANGELIC have inked a new deal with Comatose Music and are in the early stages of writing new music for their follow up to the devastating 2014 debut Resurrection Denied.  The band is working diligently to craft an unholy opus of  death metal insanity that is sure to surpass all expectations. The album is targeted for a late 2016/early 2017 release. DEVANGELIC will be performing at shows and festivals throughout 2015 and 2016. Stay  tuned!


Finnish Crossover Punks GRAVEYARD SHIFTERS Releasing Full-Length Debut June 12

Finnish Crossover Punks GRAVEYARD SHIFTERS will release High Heels & Broken Bones on June 12 on Germany’s  Eternal Sound. Punk, metal, and fiery rock ‘n roll combine for a raucous good time! The upcoming album’s first single “Bender” is now streaming at this location


CAVE OF SWIMMERS’ ‘Reflection’ EP Exclusive Stream / Jason Newsted in Awe

Miami-based Progressive Metal Duo CAVE OF SWIMMERS have partnered with Invisible Oranges for the exclusive stream of upcoming EP Reflection.

The one and only JASON NEWSTED had this to say about CAVE OF SWIMMERS:


Russian Power/Speed Metallers DISTANT SUN to Release ‘Dark Matter’ May 30 on Metalism Records

Russian power/speed metal act DISTANT SUN will release Dark Matter, their full-length debut, May 30 on Metalism Records on CD and digital formats. The album is the follow-up to 2012 EP  Sunless Citadel (Sublimity Records) and features 10 songs in the finest traditions of melodic European power metal, bolstered with elements of American thrash metal. A deluxe digipack edition that includes several bonus cover songs will be released later in the year.


FREEDOM CALL – 666 Weeks Beyond Eternity

Band: Freedom Call

Di bentuk pada tahun: 1998

Album: 666 Weeks Beyond Eternity

Tanggal Rilis: 27 April 2015

Type: Full Length Album

Negara: Jerman (Nuremberg, Bavaria)

Genre: Power Metal


IRON SAVIOR – Megatropolis 02

Band: Iron Savior

Di bentuk pada tahun: 1996

Album: Megatropolis 2.0

Tanggal Rilis: 24 April 2015

Type: Full Length Album

Negara: Jerman (Hamburg)

Genre: Speed/Power Metal


RAVEN – ExtermiNation


Band: Raven

Di bentuk pada tahun: 1974

Album: ExtermiNation

Tanggal Rilis: 22 April 2015 (Scandinavia)

24 April 2015 (Jerman)

27 April 2015 (Eropa)

28 April 2015 (Amerika Utara)

Type: Full Length Album

Negara: Inggris (New Castle) dulu

Amerika Serikat (New York) sekarang

Genre: NWOBHM, Speed Metal

Walaupun Raven bergenre NWOBHM dan jelas-jelas terpengaruh oleh Speed dan Thrash metal, mereka lebih senang mengakui genre mereka sebagai “Athletic Rock”


Danish Speed Metallers ENCYRCLE Releasing Debut on Unspeakable Axe Records June 2 / Exclusive Track Stream

Danish speed metallers ENCYRCLE will release their self-titled debut album June 2 on Unspeakable Axe Records. Check out New Noise Magazine’s exclusive stream of “Bloodbasker” at this location.

ENCYRCLE is the kind of band that could make a true believer of even the most jaded modern metalhead.  Hard-charging speed metal is juiced up further with black metal-esque blast beats, while the guitar solos and vocals are derived entirely from the oldest of old schools: melodic, powerful, and way over the top.  They call what they do “Nocturnal Speed Metal” – which is the kind of label that suggests that they are not married wholly to any one genre, while still planting their roots in the recognizable.  With a professional and powerful sound, and a grasp of songwriting and riffcraft that is well above the norm, ENCYRCLE aims to destroy when the album arrives on June 2, 2015 from Unspeakable Axe Records and Dark Descent.

1. Chronoboros
2. To the End
3. Evoke the Night
4. Bloodbasker
5. Entrance
6. Dizzy me Deadly
7. Serpent’s Dream
8. Deathlust
9. Facelasher
10. Black Dust
11. Obliteration Eyes


German Hardcore Kings CHOKING ON ILLUSIONS Release ‘Rest/less’ on Bastardized Recordings

Rest/less, the new album form Germany’s kings of modern hardcore CHOKING ON ILLUSIONS is out now on Bastardized Recordings. Based in Saarbrücken, Southwest Germany, CHOKING ON ILLUSIONS has created its own conception of modern hardcore; passionate, dynamic, and well apart from the autonomous masses. While maintaining a strong love and passion for all kinds of alternative music, CHOKING ON ILLUSIONS has been able to establish its name amongst a superior and growing pool of the hardcore scene. Positive reactions for debut album Guide me Home (2012) and the subsequently released free download EP Revive encouraged the quintet, led by singer Mario Strasser, to write new songs. The result is new album Rest/less.  Buy it here.

Rest/less is a breath of fresh air within the lungs of an aged hardcore scene in 2015 delivering a furious mix of aggression, honest lyrics, beautiful melodies and timeless riffage.

Check out the official video for the title track from Rest/less at this locationas well as the official video for “Borderlines” here.




Left Unsaid




Broken Song

Death Waltz


Baptism – Funeral

“A beast of a melodic hardcore incitement which is as fiercely confrontational and emotionally voracious as it is inventively compelling.”


AD NAUSEAM’s ‘Nihil Quam Vacuitas Ordinatum Est’ out Now on Lavadome Productions / Album Streaming

Nihil Quam Vacuitas Ordinatum Est from Italian Death Metallers AD NAUSEAM is out now on Lavadome Productions. Stream the album in its entirety at this location.

Nihil Quam Vacuitas Ordinatum Est is the debut album from the quartet and is bound to impress with its heaviness and destructive insanity. The eight technically complex, yet infinitely memorable tracks results in a timeless piece of Death Metal.  The CD can be ordered here.

Nihil Quam Vacuitas Ordinatum Est was five years in the making and well worth the wait. The band has recorded and mixed the album in their own studio, even making some of its own equipment to capture the sound exactly as intended. The painstaking effort was driven by passion, energy, and creativity, collectively harnessed to ensure that mediocrity was crushed in the quest to create something relatively unique without abandoning familiar (and beloved) Death Metal constructs. Nihil Quam Vacuitas Ordinatum Est will undoubtedly appeal to fans of Gorguts, Ulcerate, Hate Eternal, Deathspell Omega, Human Remains, Ved Buens Ende and other genre visionaries. Confidence and determination permeates the sound of this debut, as AD NAUSEAM succeeds in capturing a potent mixture of darkness, iniquity, and extreme aggression.  To discover Nihil Quam Vacuitas Ordinatum Est is to discover a rare Death Metal gem.

1. My Buried Dream
2. Key To Timeless Laws
3. La Maison Diev

4. Into The Void Eye
5. Terror Haze
6. Lost In The Antiverse
7. The Black Veil Of Original Flaw
8. Superimposing Mere Will And Sheer Need

Salt Lake City Thrashers DEATHBLOW Debut New Track

Salt Lake City Thrashers DEATHBLOW have debuted a new track from upcoming EP The Other Side of Darkness. Check out No Clean Singing’s exclusive stream of “Means to an End” right here.


DEATHBLOW will release new EP The Other Side of Darkness on April 21. The sophomore release continues the scorched earth campaign launched with 2014 debut full-length Prognosis Negative, upping the intensity level, sharpening the songwriting, and leaving any fan of true blue Thrash Metal in a state of pure bliss.


Stream the title track from The Other Side of Darkness at this location.
The Other Side of Darkness was recorded by Andy Peterson and DEATHBLOW. Peterson also handled mixing and mastering duties. Cover art comes courtesy of Andreas Marschall. The Other Side of Darkness is without question recommended for fans of KREATOR, SODOM, VOIVOD, and DESTRUCTION.

1. Beyond Obsession

2. Means To An End

3. The Other Side Of Darkness

4. Headless Throne

5. Death Wish

THE KAHLESS CLONE Offers Track for Free Download

Chicago Instrumental Dark Music Band THE KAHLESS CLONE is offering a track from new EP An Endless Loop for free download. Download “Leave This Place With Me” at this location.


An Endless Loop was released March 17. Stream and/or purchase the EP at this location.


Featuring NOVEMBERS DOOM guitarist Vito Marchese, the EP is a gripping musical journey that forges the vibe of dark metal with the sonic landscape and emotional buildups of post-rock. THE KAHLESS CLONE was started by Marchese as an outlet for some of the instrumental songs he had been writing. Marchese secured the talents of Zach Libbe, Garry Naples, Andy Bunk, and Ben Johnson to help him record An Endless Loop. Recording, mixing, and mastering was done at Belle City Sound in Racine, WI by Chris Wisco, who was able to properly capture the mood and atmosphere of the songs. The band is currently booking live dates/tours to help promote it.
Band Logo, CD Artwork, and Layout by Heather Lovett.


For Today – Fight the Silence

Band: For Today

Di bentuk pada tahun: 2005

Album: Fight the Silence

Tanggal Rilis: 14 Februari 2014

Type: Full Length Album

Negara: Amerika Serikat (Sioux City, Iowa)

Genre: Melodic Death Metal / Metalcore)


A HERO FOR THE WORLD – Winter is Coming

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International Heroic Rock & Metal Band – A HERO FOR THE WORLD – has now announced the release date of their upcoming Holiday Rock Opera – WINTER IS COMING.

This marks their third (!) release this year after releasing their self-titled debut album in April 2013 and the extended EP “On Fire” in October 2013.

The album will be released by Jacob K Music on December 3, 2013.


Northern Plague – Manifesto

Band: Northern Plague

Di bentuk pada tahun: 2009

Album: Manifesto

Tanggal Rilis: 25 Januari 2014

Type: Full Length Album

Negara: Polandia (Bialystok)

Genre: Black / Death Metal


Shattered Eyes – To the Atrocious Path of Humanity

Band: Shattered Eyes

Di bentuk pada tahun: 2005

Album: To the Atrocious Path of Humanity

Tanggal Rilis: 11 Maret 2014

Type: Full Length Album

Negara: Amerika Serikat (San diego, California / Tijuana, Mexico)

Genre: Brutal Death Metal / Deathcore


Transatlantic – Kaleidoscope

Band: Transatlantic

Di bentuk pada tahun: 1999

Album: Kaleidoscope

Tanggal Rilis: 27 Januari 2014

Type: Full Length Album

Negara: Amerika Serikat (Millbrook, New York)

Genre: Progressive Rock / Metal


Ring of Fire – Battle of Leningrad

Band: Ring of Fire

Di bentuk pada tahun: 2000

Album: Battle of Leningrad

Tanggal Rilis: 24 Januari 2014

Type: Full Length Album

Negara: Amerika Serikat (Chula Vista, California)

Genre: Progressive / Power Metal


Daniele Liverani – Fantasia

Band: Daniele Liverani

Di bentuk pada tahun: 1999

Album: Fantasia

Tanggal Rilis: 10 Januari 2014

Type: Full Length Album

Negara: Italia (Ravenna, Emilia ROmagna)

Genre: Progressive Metal / Rock


The Barque of Dante – Lasting Forever

The Barque of Dante

Band: The Barque of Dante

Di bentuk pada tahun: 2005

Album: Lasting Forever

Tanggal Rilis: 21 Desember 2013

Type: Full Length Album

Negara: Cina (Mianyang, Sichuan Province)

Genre: Power Metal


Legion of the Damned – Ravenous Plague

Band: Legion of the Damned

Di bentuk pada tahun: 2005

Di kenal juga sebagai: Occult (1992-2005)

Album: Ravenous Plague

Tanggal Rilis: 03 Januari 2014 (Jerman, Swiss, Austria, Finlandia, Benelux)

07 Januari 2014 (Seluruh Eropa, Amerika Serikat, Kanada)

08 Januari 2014 (Spanyol, Swedia, Norwegia)

Type: Full Length Album

Negara: Belanda (Geldrop, North Brabant)

Genre: Death / Thrash Metal