Written by Verkaim
BDHW Records have good news to share: They are happy to announce the recent signing of AWAKEN DEMONS. BDHW will release their upcoming full length "Hell ain't Hard to Find" in late 2013 as CD, vinyl and digital.
Germany’s progressive metallers ASSIGNMENT have signed a two album deal with Mausoleum Records. The group’s debut album, “Inside Of The Machine“, is scheduled for a release this summer.
American dark metallers COLD COLOURS are ready with their upcoming self-titled album "Cold Colours". The album is recorded at 14:59 Studios in Minneapolis by producer Bill Maravellias and it’s mastered in Sweden at Unisound studios by Dan Swano.
SLEASZY RIDER RECORDS: "We are proud to announce that we will release the upcoming BLACKMORE’S NIGHT album "Dancer and the Moon" in Greece and Cyprus, after licensing from Frontiers Records".
D.O Messiah announces the addition of Mirka Kiril Rantanen (THUNDERSTONE, WARMEN, KOTIPELTO) for the band’s drummer position.
France's stoner rockers LOS DISIDENTES DEL SUCIO MOTEL are releasing their new album "Arcane" on Deadlight Entertainment (home of PETER DOLVING, FREYA, LOADING DATA).
On 03 May 2013 the album "Horror Fire" of HALLOWEEN will be rereleased at the first time on on vinyl and as download. The limited vinyl edition contains 500 pieces (100 orange, 400 black), gatefold. The preorder phase will start on April 19, 2013 in our webshop.
CRYSTAL TEARS signed with Massacre Records.
On 03 May 2013 the album "Nine Tonuges" of ASKA will be rereleased on CD and the first time on on vinyl. The limited vinyl edition contains 500 pieces (100 orange, 400 black), gatefold, OBI strip. The preorder phase will start on April 19, 2013 in our webshop.
Massacre Records: "We are happy to announce the signing of Finland's UNSHINE!"
"The Last Embrace To Humanity", the second album from the Italian progsters ODD DIMENSION is out now through Scarlet Records.
Recently a Ukrainian rock band VITER has filmed a music video for the song “Marichka” from the “Springtime” album. In order to make it, the band has recreated the atmosphere of the 50-ties – gangster-style plot, slightly grotesque screenplay and a really unexpected ending. Apart from musicians themselves parts in the clip were played by the one of the Lvivs socialites, a participant of a popular Ukrainian reality show ”DOM 2” – Lilya Kish, some toy dogs and even a chicken that has laid an egg in the middle of the shooting process. In their clip the band has presented their own ”know-how” – three meter long hand-made pipes made out of the poisonous plant – heracleum, which resemble a traditional Ukrainian instrument trembita. The video was directed by Olexander Kulyk, known by his works for various Ukrainian rock and pop bands (Noralasso, Rock-H, GreenSilence, Lilya Kish)
Swedish black metal outfit PEST has inked a record deal with Agonia Records. Band's fourth full-length album, entitled "The Crowning Horror", is tentatively slated for June 2013 release.
Massacre Records: "We're thrilled to announce the signing of Germany's death metal warmachine DEBAUCHERY!"
The second album of HALLOWEEN "No One Gets Out!" (officially released in 1991) will be rereleased on March 29, 2013 as CD, vinyl and digital download.
The debut album of italian epic doom band IN AEVUM AGERE "The Shadow Tower" will be released on 22nd of March 2013. The edition contains 333 black and handnumbered pieces.
The new album of A COSMIC TRAIL will be released by PURE PROG RECORDS, a sub label of PURE STEEL RECORDS.
German heavy rockers THE NEW BLACK do it again: their third album „III: Cut Loose“ will be released on March 15th. The 17-track strong (first edition Digipak) album was mixed and mastered by Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, PRETTY MAIDS).
Following up to their top 40 album „Quecksilber“ (2012), German electro/Goth rockers STAHLMANN will release their highly-anticipated new album “Adamant” on April 19th.
"The Killing Floor" is DENDERA's debut album and is scheduled for release on Monday 6 May 2013.
Italian prog masters ODD DIMENSION have chosen 'The Last Embrace To Humanity' as the title for their new album, the follow-up to their critically acclaimed debut release 'Symmetrical' (2011).
After an intense period of writing new songs we’re very happy to announce CRIMSON FALLS will enter Split Second Sound Studio next Monday to start the recordings of our third full cd "Downpours of Disapproval".
The third album of German Gothic/electro rockers STAHLMANN will be released on April 19th.
Stockholm, Sweden-based dark hardcore outfit NO OMEGA have put their upcoming record Shame up for pre-orders via Throatruiner Records. This second full-length is due out April 10th on LP and CD, and is up for free download on Throatruiner Records' website. Check it out here : http://store.throatruinerrecords.com/bands/no-omega
7 DAYS DEAD have just announced that, as of today, they will be releasing their debut 'Beyond Within' EP digitally for free! "We want to share our music with as many people as possible and do everything possible to get our name out there", states drummer Stephen Brown. Download it here: - www.7daysdead.bandcamp.com
CELTACHOR signed a deal with Trollzorn Records.
"Eiskalt", the debut full-length from Switzerland's intense black metal outfit VUYVR is out now on 180 gram 12-inch vinyl via Throatruiner Records and Blastbeat Mailmurder.
European female-fronted metallers FACE OFF have released their first single entitled “Fragile” from their debut album ‘The Colour of Rain’. ‘The Colour of Rain’ was released on February 14th worldwide, via the Canadian Label Maple Metal Records.
Massacre Records: "We're happy to announce the signing of Germany's dark metal band SCHWARZER ENGEL."
Norwegian REVELATION'S HAMMER signs a record deal with MY KINGDOM MUSIC for the release of their self titled debut album.
“Steelhammer” - that’s the name of the upcoming new album of legendary German Metal band U.D.O. On May 24th (USA: May 21st) „Steelhammer“ will be released as CD, ltd. Digipak. ltd. 2-Vinyl and ltd. Fan Package.
The Finnish monster rockers LORDI invade the European charts with their new album “To Beast Or Not To Beast”.
Deathbound Records is proud to announce that WOCCON's The Wither Fields EP will be available on March 26th.
Music Solutions Agency - Murder Promotion is proud to announce the entrance of The Meatfuckers in its roster.
DARKFALL have signed to Noisehead Records.
"III: Cut Loose" will be the title of the new album by Germany‘s heavy rockers THE NEW BLACK. It will be released on March 15th via AFM.
French record label Throatruiner Records will release two new records on late february. First, the debut LP from VUYVR, an intense black metal band from Switzerland with members from Knut, Rorcal, Elizabeth and Impure Wilhelmina, then the second full-length from THE PHANTOM CARRIAGE - Deathspell Omega goes hardcore?).
ArdChieftain O’Hagan of Northern Irish pagan metal outfit WAYLANDER has announced that the band are planning on a new release late 2013 to commemorate their 20 year anniversary.
Texas thrash heavyweights WARBEAST are pleased to reveal the upcoming release date for their upcoming full length album, Destroy. The new album, produced by Philip H. Anselmo and engineered by Stephen "The Big Fella" Berrigan, will hit stores and digital retailers on April 2, 2013 via Housecore Records. Destroy was recorded at Nodferatu's Lair in May and July 2012 and mixed by Anselmo and Berrigan. The album artwork and concept were designed by “Carcass” John Fossum with graphic and technical adviser John Deleon.
Italian modern epic metallers TRAGODIA have inked a deal with Kolony Records.
Arizona (US) death metallers LAGO have just released a new demo entitled "Tyranny".
Czech death metallers HEAVING EARTH, who toured throughout Europe alongside IMMOLATION and MARDUK last year, have released their two song EP "Redemption Ablaze" for free download via their Bandcamp site here: http://heavingearth.bandcamp.com.
Escape Music are excited to announce the upcoming release of the highly anticipated second N.O.W. album, titled "Bohemian Kingdom" across Europe on March 22.
Markus Keimel, frontman and mastermind of the Austrian melancholic/metal band LYDIA'S GEMSTONE, started his new bandproject SUMOSTAR and releases the debut "Reload the Flushmode" in form of a FREE DOWNLOAD EP on 16th of February 2013! The first full length song "Higher" can already be heard here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2LxQCq41Ygs
French hardcore/black metal outfit THE PHANTOM CARRIAGE is going to release their new album "Falls" on 12" vinyl (limited to 500 purple copies). This second full-length is due out on February 28th via Throatruiner Records, Braincrushing Records and Theatre Records.
The progressive metal band REIGN OF THE ARCHITECT have signed a deal with Pitch Black Records who will be releasing the debut album, Rise, in spring 2013.
Danish heavy doom sludge heroes DEATH RIDES A HORSE will re-release on INFERNO Records, their "Tree Of Woe" Cassette on CD format with bonus-songs, including the ones from their "Pantokrator" EP (including the superb "Fly To The Rainbow" Cover from SCORPIONS) and one unreleased song "Dominion Of Metal" for a timing close to one hour. Date release is March 1st, 2013. This will be limited to 500 copies.
Pitch Black Records is pleased to announce the newest addition to its roster - Greek epic heavy metal band VALOR.
Germany's prog metal veterans IVANHOE belong to Massacre Records family.
Lion Music are proud to announce the addition of ANTON JOHANSSON’S GALAHAD SUITE to the label’s roster for the release of the epic “Galahad Suite”.
RAVEN LORD are pleased to announce that guitarist George Karafotis joins the ranks with VGS Guitars. George has chosen to play VGS Eruption Pro Black Burst Faded Guitar.
Argentina’s finest Power Metal band, HELKER, is preparing for their first international album release „Somewhere In The Circle“ (out on February 15th), which was produced by Mat Sinner (Primal Fear, Voodoo Circle, Sinner).
The band just finished working on their brand new video clip “No Chance To Be Reborn”.
The Danish old-school thrashers IMPALERS will release their debut album ”Power Behind The Throne” on March 5th 2013 through the American label HPGD Productions.
LOS DISIDENTES DEL SUCIO MOTEL (stoner rock - France) announce they are re-signing with french label Deadlight (PETER DOLVING, FREYA, NEW RISING SON) for the release of their second album. This new opus is called "Arcane" and contains 10 tracks recorded at Cube Studio and follows the release of the band's debut album "Soundtrack From The Motion Picture" released in 2010 on Deadlight. The album artwork has been done by ElvisDead (GRAVEYARD, SICK OF IT ALL, THE MELVINS).
German symphonic black metallers TOTENGEFLUSTER released their debut full-length "Vom Seelensterben" on 1. of Feb.
Italian symphonic metal band SILENT OPERA announced that Francesca Zaff is their new singer, enlisted Alex Lombardi as second guitarist and released the new video for the single “Symphony Of Time“.
Greek death metallers IN UTERO CANNIBALISM signed a deal with Sleaszy Rider and their 3:rd album "Sick" will be released March 15, 2013. After many gigs and 2 official releases, the band (led by drummer Alex of Obsecration and Korrodead among others) reformed recently.
Italian glam/hard rockers SANDNESS signed a deal with Sleaszy Rider and their amazing debut album “Like An Addiction” will be released April 5, 2013.
Dutch pagan metallers ENCORION has finished their second album “Our Pagan Hearts Reborn”. Release date is set to April 5, 2013. Expect another great album from this super band, that mixes pagan/black/death/viking/folk metal elements and the result is just wonderful! Don’t forget, their debut album “Facing History And Ourselves” is still available through our e-store for only €6.99 including world wide shipping.
Greek hard ’n’ heavy rockers DOUBLE TREAT signed a deal with Sleaszy Rider and their superb debut album “Wander Thirst” will be released April 5, 2013.
The Italian heavy/power metallers OVERTURES announce that they finished the recordings of their new album “Entering the Maze”. The album has been mastered by Sascha Paeth (Avantasia, Kamelot, Epica, Edguy) at Gate Studio in Wolfsburg, Germany.
The former MANOWAR guitarist David Shankle, also known as "The Shred Demon", has signed a worldwide deal with PURE STEEL RECORDS with his band DSG. After 6 years of silence, the new and third album of the band is to be expected.
Canadian hard rock band REVERSE GRIP has signed a worldwide management deal with Germany’s Rock N Growl Management.
After one year of preparation and songwriting, the CAELESTIS project entered the studio to record their new EP titled "Heliocardio". Frontman and guitarist Cataldo Cappiello and singer Vera Clinco are now working together with drummer Flavio Staiano to develop an original and progressive sound. Further news regarding cover art and tracklist are soon to come.
The debut LP from Denver's, Colorado PRIMITIVE MAN is now available on 180 gram black vinyl via Throatruiner Records and Mordgrimm Records.
Germany's heavy metal hopefuls GLORYFUL will soon release their debut album.
Switzerland-based chaotic post-metal act CORTEZ have released their brand new full-length "Phoebus", which is available now on deluxe gatefold 2xLP from Throatruiner Records, Basement Apes and Get A Life (and on CD via Basement Apes & Lost Pilgrims). Stream the whole record here : http://store.throatruinerrecords.com/bands/cortez
Swedish thrash metal/hardcore band DAYS OF ANGER signs a deal with Coroner Records for the release of the forthcoming album entitled "Rise Above It All" scheduled on May/June 2013.
DEATH DEALER, the new band fronted by former MANOWAR founder Ross the Boss, is excited to announce a partnership with ESP guitars.
SIX REASONS TO KILL are going to release their fifth studio album "We Are Ghosts" on March 22, 2013 via Massacre Records.
Chicago thrashers DIAMOND PLATE have begun recording their new studio album, which is due to be released later this year on Earache Records.
Formed by members of KNUT, ELIZABETH, IMPURE WILHELMINA and RORCAL, Switzerland's intense black metal outfit VUYVR will release its debut album, "Eiskalt", on 180 gram 12-inch vinyl on February 28th via Throatruiner Records and Blastbeat Mailmurder. The artwork has been created UK-based illustrator Richey Beckett and the whole album is up for free download and pre-order here: http://store.throatruinerrecords.com/bands/vuyvr
AZURE EMOTE (featuring members of DEATH, FEAR FACTORY, MONSTROSITY, TRISTANIA, RUMPELSTILTSKIN GRINDER and more) announces the completion of their 2nd studio album "The Gravity Of Impermanence" which will be released worldwide through SELFMADEGOD RECORDS April 3rd 2013.
CORONATUS are currently writing new material for their upcoming album.
Newcomers REGARDE LES HOMMES TOMBER will release their first album on LADLO Productions. A mix of black metal and sludge for a gloomy ambience.
WAY TO END new album coming on March 30th.
PENSEES NOCTURNES new album coming on March 30th. Following the breathtaking “Grotesque” and the phantom “Ceci est de la musique”, “Nom d’une pipe” ventures even further: black metal, reggae, tango, musette and many more, everything mixed together. Exclusive limited digipack edition and reedition of the first album “Vacuum”.
DENIED, the Swedish metal band featuring vocalist Johan Fahlberg (JADED HEART) and bassist Fredrik Isaksson (formerly of THERION and GRAVE), will release its third album, "Let Them Burn", on January 26th via Sliptrick Records. The CD was recorded with producer Fredrik Folkare (UNLEASHED) and was mastered at Dugout Productions by Rickard Sporrong. Artwork made by Alexander Lifbom.
Stockholm, Sweden-based dark hardcore outfit NO OMEGA has signed to Throatruiner Records. The band will enter the studio in late January to record "Shame", the follow-up to its 2012 effort "Metropolis". This new full-length is due out this spring on 12" vinyl.
Australian industrial metal heavyweights SYNTHETIC BREED are pleased to announce that they have released a brand new single featuring the return of original vocalist Callan Hughes.
DAMNATION ANGELS sign with Massacre Records.
Warsaw, Poland's cutting-edge grindcore squad ANTIGAMA this week entered the studio to record their sixth full-length album, the follow-up to 2009's "Warning" as well as last year’s "Stop The Chaos" EP.
Pitch Black Records announcement: We are pleased to announce the newest addition to our roster, Greek epic heavy metal band VALOR!
Maryland rockers POLKADOT CADAVER (featuring members of the infamous Dog Fashion Disco) are in the works with their upcoming 3rd full length release, entitled Last Call In Jonestown. The release is the first POLKADOT CADAVER release on their own Razor To Wrist Records, and features a guest appearance from Neil Fallon of Clutch. The album was produced by POLKADOT CADAVER, Steve Wright, and Drew Lamond at Wrightway Studios in Baltimore, MD.
Avantgarde prog power band RADIANCE signs for My Kingdom Music. Debut album "Undying Diabolyca" out on March.
IRON KNIGHTS and RAVEN LORD drummer, Larry Paterson, is very pleased to confirm his endorsement with Carlsbro for the new ADD501SL electric drum kit. Thanks to John Hornby Skewes & Co. Ltd (who also deal with Raven Lord’s Jamie Mallender) Larry has been added to this prestigious British company’s list of endorsees.
Indian thrash metal band SCEPTRE have revealed that the name of their new album is 'Age Of Calamity'. The artwork for the new record has been done by designer Aakash Dwivedi who has previously worked with bands like Albatross, Solar Deity and Eyehategod.
Belgian progressive death metallers IN-QUEST have set "8 - The Odyssey Of Eternity" as the title of its new album, scheduled for a late spring release.
Austria's thrasher THE LAST WARNING have signed with Massacre Records.
Massacre Records is happy to welcome TEARS OF MARTYR from Madrid, Spain in its roster.
The highly-anticipated new album of Munich-based melancholic Rock band A LIFE DIVIDED will be released on January 18th. “The Great Escape” includes 13 stunning songs (+ bonus track), amongst these the first single “The Last Dance”.
Switzerland's intense black metal outfit VUYVR will unleash its debut full-length, "Eiskalt", on 12" vinyl on February 28th via Throatruiner Records and Blastbeat murder.
CIRCLE OF SILENCE are currently recording their new album "The Rise Of Resistance" at the Maranis Studios in Backnang, Germany.
Inferno Records presents “Metal is Invincible", the long waited debut album from the restless brazilian warriors AXECUTER.
AXEMASTER would like to announce a change in the band's lineup; Geoff McGraw has replaced Tony Webster as their lead vocalist.
EISREGEN are going to release their 2CD compilation "Krebskollektion" on December 7th via Massacre Records.
ENVINYA sign with Massacre Records.
Belgian progressive death metallers IN-QUEST have inked a deal with the metal band management agency Morbid Management (SAILLE).