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THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER – New Studio Album “Verminous” Release Info!

Posted in Death Metal, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Metal, metal music, Music, music news, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , , , on February 15, 2020 by Metal Odyssey

On April 17th, The Black Dahlia Murder will release their new album, Verminous, via Metal Blade Records!

Album art by Juanjo Castellano Rosado

Here are all the variations to be released for Verminous:

– digipak-CD

– ltd digi-CD w/ bonus tracks (EU exclusive)

– cassette

– deluxe box set (slip-lid box, digi-CD w/ bonus tracks, purple marbled vinyl, 7″, poster flag, beanie, art prints (2) – limited to 1000 copies)

– RPG box set (hand-numbered box, digipak-CD, 24p campaign booklet, dice (7), Dungeon Master’s screen, maps (4), creature encounter cards (4), blank character sheets (5) – US exclusive – limited to 500 copies)

– moonstone gray vinyl (US exclusive – limited to 2500 copies)

– neon green vinyl (US exclusive – limited to 500 copies)

– glow-in-the-dark vinyl (US exclusive – limited to 500 copies)

– green w/ black splatter vinyl (US exclusive – limited to 600 copies)

– clear w/ black, green and white splatter vinyl (US exclusive – limited to 800 copies)

– clear vinyl (US exclusive – limited to 100 copies)

– liquid vinyl (US exclusive – limited to 50 copies)

– 180g black vinyl (EU exclusive)

– grey / black marbled vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 500 copies)

– white vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 300 copies)

– pink vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 300 copies)

– green w/ yellow splatter vinyl (EMP exclusive – limited to 200 copies)

– red/black marbled vinyl (Impericon exclusive – limited to 200 copies)

– clear vinyl (Impericon exclusive – limited to 200 copies)

– green / white split vinyl (EU webshop exclusive – limited to 100 copies)

* exclusive bundles with shirts and merch items, plus digital options are also available!

* All above info from The Black Dahlia Murder facebook.

LONG LIVE THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER.

STONE.

OBITUARY – Performing In Japan This January

Posted in Death Metal, Heavy Metal, Metal, Music, music news, news, rock music, world news with tags , , on October 24, 2019 by Metal Odyssey

OBITUARY will be visiting Japan to perform 2 shows in January of 2020; Tokyo on January 10th and Osaka on January 11th. Check the tour flyer above and click the band link below for more info.

www.obituary.cc

LONG LIVE OBITUARY.

LONG LIVE DEATH METAL.

STONE.

OBITUARY – To Tour Australia, January 2020

Posted in Death Metal, Heavy Metal, Metal, metal music, Music, music news, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , on October 13, 2019 by Metal Odyssey

OBITUARY TO INVADE AUSTRALIA!

Cause Of Death – FULL ALBUM PERFORMANCE!!

For more info, click below:

www.obituary.cc

Obituary

LONG LIVE OBITUARY.

LONG LIVE DEATH METAL.

STONE.

DISMEMBERMENT – “Once Forsaken” Now Streaming + Preorders Posted; ‘Arc Of Ancients’ LP By Ohio Death Metal Act Nears Release Through Creator-Destructor Records

Posted in Death Metal, Heavy Metal, Metal, metal music, Music, music news, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , on October 7, 2019 by Metal Odyssey

[photo by Liam Shively]

Creator-Destructor Records this week unleashes Once Forsaken, the lead single from Ohio death metal act DISMEMBERMENT‘s impending second album, Arc Of Ancients. The song has been set loose upon the public as the devastating new LP nears release later this month. Preorders for the record have also been issued with the new track.

In a time fueled by instant gratification and over-saturation, DISMEMBERMENT has chosen to avoid the common path. Since the band’s formation in the winter of 2010, the band has forged their own way, fueled by fierce determination and perseverance. Over recent years, DISMEMBERMENT has continued to grow into a well-oiled machine, booking their own shows, traveling, and recording and releasing albums on their own finances, while continually pushing themselves and their unique brand of metal to new heights. Their catalog includes two EPs – The Condemned (2011) and Denied Salvation (2012) and their 2014-released debut LP, Embrace The Dark.

DISMEMBERMENT has taken their unique blitzkrieg black-thrash attack across the nation many times over, including touring with greats such as Master and Solstice, and having shared the stage with the likes of Mayhem, Immolation, Morbid Angel, Gorguts, Incantation, Death Angel, and countless more.

It is only now, with the impending release of their second LP, Arc Of Ancients, that the truly destructive nature of DISMEMBERMENT‘s sound is fully apparent. Completed in recent days, the album further expands on the band’s sound from the prior album, Embrace The Dark, yet reinforces their sound with the ferocity of their earlier recordings. Arc Of Ancients was recorded and mixed by the band, mastered by Dan Randall at Mammoth Sound Mastering, and as with prior releases, the album artwork was handled by renowned artist Andrei Bouzikov.

States the band with the release of the “Once Forsaken” single, “Here at last! A new ripper hot off the press. Turn it up and bang your head!”

Stream DISMEMBERMENT’s savage “Once Forsaken” at THIS LOCATION or below:

Arc Of Ancients will be released on LP, CD, and digital platforms through Creator-Destructor on October 18th. Find preorders at the label webshop HERE and via Bandcamp HERE.

Watch for additional audio samples, and more on Arc Of Ancients to be issued in the days ahead, with tour dates to also be posted throughout the coming months.

Source: Earsplit PR

LONG LIVE DISMEMBERMENT.

LONG LIVE OHIO.

STONE.

UK Death Metallers INFECTED DEAD Unleash ‘The Rache’

Posted in Death Metal, Heavy Metal, Metal, metal music, Music, music news, music videos, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , on October 4, 2019 by Metal Odyssey

Infected Dead made a grand impression with their Lovecraftian cosmic horror debut Archaic Malevolence and have left fans salivating for more ever since. Today the band proudly reveal a blistering new single and video to sate those in wait, a track entitled ‘The Rache’ out now via Hostile Media.

Watch ‘The Rache’ Here!

https://youtu.be/uw4-5mkqVdA

The video was shot in the woods of Heathfield, Sussex UK earlier this summer with Loki Films. Vocalist Lou Ede elaborates: “The song is loosely based on the lesser known Lovecraft short story ‘The Hound’ so the main concept we had in mind was to give the allusion of the band being stalked by the titular monster, I think the director did a great job of getting that across.”

“We are delighted to finally be unleashing our first fresh track since Archaic Malevolence. It was great to be back working with Wynter Prior (producer) and work is well underway on our debut album, we’re really excited to share the first glimpse of what we’ve been up to over the past year.”

‘The Rache’ was produced by Wynter Prior, while Inner Sound overseen mixing and mastering. Luciferium War Graphics manned the helm once again for the epic artwork.

Catch Infected Dead Live in UK with Bloodshot Dawn next month!

13/10 – The Angel Microbrewery, Nottingham

14/10 – The Green Door Store, Brighton

15/10 – Underground, Plymouth

16/10 – Fuel Rock Club, Cardiff

17/10 – The Black Heart, London

18/10 – Scruffy Murphys, Birmingham

19/10 – Temple Of Boom, Leeds

20/10 – The Garage Attic, Glasgow

More band info:

www.facebook.com/infecteddead
www.facebook.com/hostilemedia
www.hostilemedia.net

Source: Future PR

LONG LIVE INFECTED DEAD.

STONE.

VASTUM – Oakland Death Metal Quintet Releases New Single; ‘Orificial Purge’ Full-Length Nears Release This Month Through 20 Buck Spin

Posted in Death Metal, Heavy Metal, Metal, metal music, Music, music news, music videos, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , on October 1, 2019 by Metal Odyssey

Oakland death metal outfit VASTUM is preparing for the release of their gnarled fourth album, Orificial Purge. Ahead of the album’s public unveiling through 20 Buck Spin at the end of October, the new single “I On The Knife (Second Wound)” has been issued.

With lead vocalist Daniel Butler, guitarist/vocalist Leila Abdul-Rauf, guitarist Shelby Lermo, bassist Luca Indrio, and drummer Chad Gailey, Ryan Honaker provides guest strings on VASTUM‘s Orificial Purge, and Honaker and Abdul-Rauf also help shape the album with elements of ambience. Recorded with Greg Wilkinson (Necrot, Nightfell, Ulthar) at Earhammer Studios and visually represented by the brooding abstraction of San Francisco artist Laina Terpstra, VASTUM’s Orificial Purge is one of the year’s most vicious and hypnotic LPs. Fans of Bolt Thrower, Undergang, Autopsy, Necrot, Asphyx, Mortuous, Tomb Mold, and Scorched are orificially summoned to take note.

Vocalist Daniel Butler exposes of the track’s lyrical content, “‘I On The Knife’ is about psychophysical self-mutilation under the command of a thing, an it, which is gradually symbolized as an object (e.g. father, knife) that in turn reveals the self as a wound. Basically, it’s about how you’re a wound and nothing else.”

Guitarist/vocalist Leila Abdul-Rauf offers, “We felt this song – along with initial single, ‘Reveries In Autophagia’ – was the most representative of the classic VASTUM sound.”

Hear VASTUM’s “I On The Knife (Second Wound) at THIS LOCATION or below:

20 Buck Spin will issue Orificial Purge on CD, LP, cassette, and all digital platforms on October 25th. Preorders go live this week at the label webshop HERE and at Bandcamp where “Reveries In Autophagia” is now streaming HERE.

Guitar World just ran a feature on the 25 Best Metal Guitar Tones Of All Time where VASTUM‘s Leila Abdul-Rauf was featured alongside the likes of Black Sabbath, Slayer, Metallica, Entombed, Meshuggah, Danzig, Sunn O))), and more. See the piece HERE.

Having just made their return to Killtown Death Fest 2019 in Copenhagen alongside Grave, Coffins, Abhorrence, Tomb Mold, and many others in September, VASTUM has also been confirmed to play the inaugural Shadow Frost Music & Arts Festival taking over Frederick, Maryland February 21st and 22nd, 2020. The band joins The Chasm, Primitive Man, Thantifaxath, and labelmates Magic Circle as one of the event’s main headliners, and guitarist/vocalist Leila Abdul-Rauf will also perform a set from her solo/ambient project at the fest as well.

VASTUM Live:

2/21-22/2020 Shadow Frost Music & Arts Festival – Frederick, MD [info]

After four years of near silence, Oakland death metal outfit VASTUM returns with Orificial Purge, the anxiously awaited follow-up to their acclaimed Hole Below. With its members playing in Acephalix, Necrot, Ulthar, Mortuous, Ionophore, Cardinal Wyrm, and others, the band’s dedication to their craft is showcased throughout the underground. After three standout albums over the course of the last eight years, the effect of VASTUM‘s influence has by now seeped into the wider death metal scene, leaving an indelible mark due to their singular amalgam of aural primitivism and aesthetic originality. Their most markedly refined and tortured oblation to date, Orificial Purge represents the dominant return of VASTUM, a death-doom band driven by the horrors of psychic and corporeal life.

VASTUM‘s Orificial Purge offers a distinctive blend of sinister atmosphere, punishing brutality, and an unparalleled lyrical and visual imagery that traces connections between perversion, mortification, and “an abyssal mysticism of sin.” Elements from previous albums are preserved on Orificial Purge, but they are evolved and devolved at once. The usual mid-paced dirge and cave-dwelling riffs are intertwined with slicing melodic dissonance and a celestial frenzy in the solos and the leads, all of which is set against the background of a bulldozing rhythm section. The dual vocal and lyrical exorcisms of Daniel Butler and Leila Abdul-Rauf combine to deliver unsettling, dichotomous meditations on “abjection as life, life as tragedy, and tragedy as an eviscerating, eroticized rapture through which an evil and useless humanity comes into being.

http://www.20buckspin.com

Source: Earsplit PR

LONG LIVE VASTUM.

STONE.

PULCHRA MORTE – Death/Doom Unit Confirmed To Appear At Full Terror Assault Open Air; Band To Begin Recording New Album

Posted in Death Metal, Heavy Metal, Metal, Music, music news, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , on August 11, 2019 by Metal Odyssey

[Photo by Dede Doering]

Death/Doom practitioners PULCHRA MORTE will appear at this year’s edition Full Terror Assault Festival at Cave-In-Rock, Illinois. The band will be performing on Thursday, September 5th, day one of the three-day event, alongside the likes of such scene heavyweights as Exhorder, Krisiun, and Kataklysm.

PULCHRA MORTE:

9/5/2019 Full Terror Assault – Cave-In-Rock, IL [info]

Immediately following FTA, PULCHRA MORTE will begin recording the follow-up to 2019’s Divina Autem Et Aniles. Band guitarist and producer/engineer Jarrett Pritchard (1349, Goatwhore, Cannabis Corpse, Nocturnus A.D., etc.) will helm the board again as drummer Clayton Gore enters Matt Talbott’s (Hum, Centaur) Earth Analog studio the following week. Recording will continue throughout September at both Earth Analog and Pritchard’s own New Constellation studio in Orlando, Florida.

PULCHRA MORTE‘s debut, Divina Autem Et Aniles, was released in February 2019 and continues to reap critical acclaim, appearing on a host of “Best of 2019 So Far” lists. The follow-up is slated for an early 2020 release. Details to be unveiled in the coming weeks.

Divina Autem Et Aniles is out now on CD and digitally via Ceremonial Records. For orders visit the PULCHRA MORTE Bandcamp page at THIS LOCATION where the album can be streamed in full.

More band info, click links below:

https://facebook.com/PulchraMorte

https://instagram.com/PulchraMorteMetal

Source: Earsplit PR

LONG LIVE PULCHRA MORTE.

STONE.

ULCERATE – New Zealand Death Metal Trio Joins Debemur Morti Productions Roster; European Tour To Commence Next Month

Posted in Death Metal, Heavy Metal, Metal, metal music, Music, music news, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , , on March 26, 2019 by Metal Odyssey

New Zealand death metal trio ULCERATE have joined the Debemur Morti Productions roster.

Issues the band of the new union: “We are extremely happy to be moving head-first into this next chapter with a partnership that aligns so clearly with our own vision. Debemur Morti has always been in our peripheral gaze – the attention to detail and high level of curation is second-to-none.”

Death metal has always had roots in themes of humanity, darkness, and oppression, but when ULCERATE formed in Auckland, New Zealand in 2000, their unconventional approach to the genre quickly redefined the meaning of those concepts throughout death metal and beyond. The trio’s distinctive treatment of dynamics alongside in-depth lyrical content established the band as a formidable force long before they became the standard-bearers for a new era of death metal, one defined by meticulous passages of understated melodic sensibilities and jarring, tooth-scraping dissonance.

The band’s inexorable march from 2007’s Of Fracture And Failure (2007) to the unparalleled Shrines Of Paralysis (2016) has been terrifying. And it appears the best is yet to come.

Further details on the band’s as-yet-untitled new full-length will be released in the months to come. In the meantime, don’t miss ULCERATE on their upcoming European tour set to commence April 10th and run through April 21st. The trek includes an appearance on this year’s edition of Roadburn. See all confirmed dates below.

ULCERATE:

4/10/2019 IF Performance Hall Besiktas – Istanbul, TR

4/11/2019 Roadburn Festival 2019 – Tilburg, NL

4/11/2019 B52 The Club – Bucharest, RO

4/12/2019 Armageddon Descends VI – Vilnius, LT

4/17/2019 The Grand Social – Dublin, IE

4/18/2019 Audio – Glasgow, UK

4/19/2019 The Star And Garter – Manchester, UK

4/20/2019 Nambucca – London, UK

4/21/2019 Exchange – Bristol, UK

More band info below:

http://www.ulcerate-official.com

http://www.facebook.com/Ulcerate

http://ulcerate.bandcamp.com

Source: Earsplit PR

LONG LIVE ULCERATE.

LONG LIVE DEATH METAL.

STONE.

ULTHAR – Bay Area Death Trio Begins North American Tour; Trailer Posted

Posted in Death Metal, Heavy Metal, Metal, Music, music news, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , on March 22, 2019 by Metal Odyssey

Bay area death trio ULTHAR will kick off a brutalizing North American tour today in Oakland, California. The trek will make its way through nearly three-dozen cities, coming to a close May 24th in Santa Fe, New Mexico. See all confirmed dates below and view the tour trailer HERE.

Featuring within its ranks Shelby Lermo (Vastum, Extremity), Justin Ennis (Void Omnia, ex-Mutilation Rites, ex-Tombs), and Steve Peacock (Mastery, Pandiscordian Necrogenesis, Pale Chalice), ULTHAR is touring in support of their Cosmovore debut LP, released late last year via 20 Buck Spin. Cosmovore was engineered, recorded, and mixed by Greg Wilkinson (Brainoil, Deathgrave) at Earhammer Studios, mastered by Justin Weis at Trackworx, and unleashes the feral urgency of dizzying, Absu-like black metal with the bludgeoning ferocity of classic death metal. Thematically heavy on weird, supernatural horror and a bizarre Rudimentary Peni surrealism, ULTHAR is a difficult to classify spectral entity.

Find ULTHAR’s Cosmovore on CD, LP, cassette, and all digital formats HERE or HERE.

ULTHAR Tour Dates:

3/22/2019 Eli’s Mile High Club – Oakland, CA
3/23/2019 5 Star Bar – Los Angeles, CA
3/24/2019 Space – San Diego, CA
3/25/2019 Yucca Tap Room – Phoenix, AZ
3/26/2019 Club Congress – Tucson, AZ
3/27/2019 Neon Rose – El Paso, TX
3/28/2019 Lime Light – San Antonio, TX
3/29/2019 Wits End – Dallas, TX
3/30/2019 Lost Well – Austin, TX
3/31/2019 Poor Boys – New Orleans, LA
4/01/2019 Fire House – Birmingham, AL
4/02/2019 The Bakery – Atlanta, GA
4/03/2019 Radio Room – Greenville, SC
4/04/2019 Wonderland – Richmond, VA
4/05/2019 Meatlocker – Montclair, NJ
4/06/2019 Atlas Brew Works – Washington, DC
4/07/2019 Kung Fu Necktie – Philadelphia, PA
4/08/2019 Saint Vitus Bar – Brooklyn, NY
4/10/2019 O’Brien’s – Boston, MA
4/11/2019 (Johnson City) Avenue DIY – Binghamton, NY
4/12/2019 Genos – Portland, ME
4/13/2019 Turbohaus – Montreal, QC
4/14/2019 Bovine Sex Club – Toronto, ON
4/15/2019 Black Circle Brewing – Indianapolis, IN
4/16/2019 Bug Jar – Rochester, NY
4/17/2019 Howlers – Pittsburgh, PA
4/18/2019 Sanctuary – Detroit, MI
4/19/2019 Subterranean – Chicago, IL
4/20/2019 NYDM Fest – Milwaukee, WI
4/21/2019 Hexagon – Minneapolis, MN
4/22/2019 Syntax – Denver, CO
4/23/2019 Triple Nickel – Colorado Springs, CO
4/24/2019 The Cave – Santa Fe, NM

Source: Earsplit PR

LONG LIVE ULTHAR.

STONE.

WALKING CORPSE – Sign To Horror Pain Gore Death Productions; Walking Corpse EP Set For Release On April 19

Posted in Death Metal, Metal, metal music, Music, music news, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , on March 19, 2019 by Metal Odyssey

Horror Pain Gore Death Productions welcome WALKING CORPSE to the roster with their debut release, Walking Corpse. Hailing from Göteborg Sweden, WALKING CORPSE are a Deathgrind quartet that formed in 2017. Walking Corpse features four unrelenting, uncompromising tracks that fuse Grindcore madness with Death Metal technicality for a malicious medley of controlled chaos.

Walking Corpse showcase frenetic fretwork with disorienting and dissonant riffs, colossal drums featuring head spinning blastbeats, and ear-shredding screams that wake the dead. A non-stop aural assualt for fans of Antigama, Brutal Truth, Cryptopsy, Discordance Axis, Gorguts, Immolation, Morbid Angel, Pig Destroyer, Pyrrhon and Vomitory.

Stream EP track “Trephine” at: https://youtu.be/FhInPoU0sKI

Horror Pain Gore Death Productions will release Walking Corpse April 19 on CD and digital formats.

Walking Corpse Pre-order info:

Limited Edition CD (100 copies):

www.horrorpaingoredeath.com/store/hpgd191.html

Digital Download:

hpgd.bandcamp.com/album/walking-corpse

T-Shirt:

hpgd.bandcamp.com/merch/walking-corpse-walking-corpse-t-shirt

Horror Pain Gore Death Productions:

www.horrorpaingoredeath.com

hpgd.bandcamp.com

Source: ClawHammer PR

LONG LIVE WALKING CORPSE.

STONE.

CANNIBAL CORPSE – American Death Metal Icons To Begin US Headlining Tour With Hate Eternal And Harm’s Way Next Week

Posted in Death Metal, Heavy Metal, Metal, Music, music news, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , , on October 27, 2018 by Metal Odyssey

American death metal icons CANNIBAL CORPSE will close out the year with a final US headlining tour. The journey will commence on November 2nd in Columbia, South Carolina and wind its way through over two dozen cities by its conclusion December 6th in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Support will be provided by Hate Eternal and label mates Harm’s Way. See all confirmed dates below.

CANNIBAL CORPSE w/ Hate Eternal, Harm’s Way:
11/02/2018 The Music Farm – Columbia, SC
11/03/2018 Orange Peel – Asheville, NC
11/04/2018 Shaka’s Live – Norfolk, VA
11/05/2018 Chameleon Club – Lancaster, PA
11/07/2018 Higher Ground – Burlington, VT
11/08/2018 Fete – Providence, RI
11/09/2018 White Eagle Hall – Jersey City, NJ
11/10/2018 Anthology – Rochester, NY
11/11/2018 Skully’s – Columbus, OH
11/13/2018 The Intersection – Grand Rapids, MI
11/14/2018 Civic Music Hall – Toledo, OH
11/15/2018 The Castle Theater – Bloomington, IL
11/16/2018 Durty Nelly’s – Palatine, IL
11/17/2018 The Majestic Theater – Madison, WI
11/18/2018 Wooly’s – Des Moines, IA
11/20/2018 The Waiting Room – Omaha, NE
11/21/2018 Diamond Ballroom – Oklahoma City, OK
11/23/2018 House Of Rock – Corpus Christi, TX
11/24/2018 Warehouse Live – Houston, TX
11/25/2018 The Varsity Theater – Baton Rouge, LA
11/27/2018 Cosmic Charlies – Lexington, KY
11/28/2018 Mr. Smalls Theatre – Pittsburgh, PA
11/29/2018 The Vogue – Indianapolis, IN
11/30/2018 Delmar Hall – St. Louis, MO
12/01/2018 The Blue Note – Columbia, MO
12/03/2018 Growlers – Memphis, TN
12/04/2018 Georgia Theater – Athens, GA
12/05/2018 The Abbey – Orlando, FL
12/06/2018 The Culture Room – Ft. Lauderdale, FL

CANNIBAL CORPSE released their acclaimed Red Before Black full-length last year via Metal Blade Records. Many words come to mind when you hear the name CANNIBAL CORPSE, but only one truly defines the soon-to-be thirty-year death metal veterans: Unstoppable. Produced by Erik Rutan (Hate Eternal, Goatwhore), Red Before Black serves to not only reiterate this but to once more raise the stakes, making it abundantly clear who sets the standard when it comes to manifesting consistently compelling music that is as brutal as it is complex.

“Throughout our career, we’ve tried to improve the precision of both our musical execution and our album production, while still maintaining full-on aggression. Red Before Black continues in that direction, but might go even further on the aggressive side of things. It’s definitely precise, but it has a rawness to it that goes beyond anything we’ve done recently,” asserts bassist Alex Webster. “We really worked super hard crafting these songs, practicing them, and getting them where we wanted to be more so than on any of our previous albums,” adds drummer Paul Mazurkiewicz. “And as Alex said, musically I think it’s the rawest sound we’ve had – and at the same time I think it’s our most focused, tightest, and catchiest record.”

To preview and purchase Red Before Black, visit: metalblade.com/cannibalcorpse

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For more info:

http://cannibalcorpse.net

http://www.facebook.com/cannibalcorpse

Source: Earsplit PR

LONG LIVE CANNIBAL CORPSE.

LONG LIVE DEATH METAL.

STONE.

California Death Metal Horde DRAGHKAR To Release ‘The Endless Howling Abyss’ in July

Posted in Death Metal, Heavy Metal, Metal, Music, music news, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , on May 31, 2018 by Metal Odyssey

California Death Metal Horde DRAGHKAR will release new EP The Endless Howling Abyss on July 27. The EP will be released digitally, as well as on CD format by Craneo Negro Records (500 copies) and on cassette through Nameless Grave Records (75 copies).

New song “Swallowed by the Dark” is now streaming. Listen and pre-order below:

draghkar.bandcamp.com/album/the-endless-howling-abyss

On The Endless Howling Abyss, DRAGHKAR have turned up the intensity and unleashed violence in its most lethal form. The forthcoming EP is a harrowing journey through 20 minutes of pure Hell, inspired still by the classic fires of ABHORRENCE and AMORPHIS, but now flavored by an increasing influence from the oldest days of the Greek Black and Death Metal scenes, as well as MOLESTED, MERCYFUL FATE, and more.

Track Listing:

1. Traversing the Abyss
2. Swallowed by the Dark
3. Eternal Disintegration (Of The Body And Of The Mind)
4. Fading into Emptiness

DRAGHKAR:

BW – Guitar, Vocals
Daniel Kelley – Bass
ES – Drums

BAND BIO:

Draghkar was formed in 2016 by BW as an outlet for his love of death metal. Originally a tribute to the elder days of the Finnish death metal scene, they put out their first demo on cassette with Witchhammer Productions from Thailand in 2017. It was re-released by Blood Harvest Records later that year. After a series of lineup changes, Draghkar released a split with Desekryptor in the earlier half of 2018 and have come back now with their most ambitious and original output to date, a four track EP entitled The Endless Howling Abyss.

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Source:

* For more info on DRAGHKAR:

draghkar.bandcamp.com/

www.facebook.com/DraghkarBand/

www.instagram.com/draghkar_official/

LONG LIVE DRAGHKAR.

LONG LIVE DEATH METAL.

STONE.

EXHUMED – Gore Metal Merchants Announce US West Coast Tour With INCANTATION; 70000 Tons Of Metal Cruise Nears

Posted in Death Metal, Heavy Metal, Music, music news, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , , on January 24, 2018 by Metal Odyssey

Exhumed - Incantation - 2018 Tour promo flyer - #4333ILMGOSGT8833

The Gore Metal merchants in EXHUMED will terrorize the West Coast next month alongside Death Metal veterans/labelmates Incantation. The tour commences February 22nd in Fresno, California and tramples its way through seven cities ending on March 3rd in Oakland, California. Direct support will be provided by Phobia. The journey follows the band’s appearance at the 2018 edition of 70000 Tons Of Metal alongside Cannibal Corpse, Enslaved, Goatwhore, and many others and comes in advance of their previously announced Grind Over Europe II Tour with Rotten Sound and Implore.

EXHUMED will be touring in support of their Death Revenge full-length, recently released via Relapse Records. Issues frontman Matt Harvey, “Our tireless efforts to worm our way into your ear-holes continues! We didn’t get to hit all the cities we wanted to since the release of Death Revenge, so we asked our buds in Incantation and Phobia to come out and rage with us on the West Coast. This tour will be short, fast, and extremely fucking loud, so don’t miss it. This is a call to all Death Metal maniacs, grind freaks, and nutty friends – don’t fucking pose – DECOMPOSE!”

Death Revenge sees EXHUMED tread into ambitious new territory as their first concept album; a thirteen-part musical melodrama based on shocking true events. Death Revenge takes place in the late 1820s in Edinburgh, Scotland and tells the macabre tale of a series of brutal murders where the victims’ cadavers were sold to anatomists, amid a grisly underground trade of grave-robbery. Recorded with producer Jarrett Pritchard (Goatwhore, Gruesome), Death Revenge takes the band’s signature gore-drenched, Death Metal mayhem to theatrical and ghastly new depths.

A full collection of EXHUMED music videos and audio is available at THIS LOCATION.

Exhumed - Death Revenge - promo album banner - 2017 - #3333MO33ILMG

Death Revenge is out now on CD, LP, and digital formats via Relapse Records. Physical packages and digital orders are available via Relapse.com HERE and Bandcamp HERE where the record can be streamed in full.

EXHUMED:

2/01-05/2018 70000 Tons Of Metal – Ft. Lauderdale, FL

w/ Incantation, Phobia:
2/22/2018 Strummer’s – Fresno, CA
2/23/2018 Echoplex – Los Angeles, CA
2/24/2018 Joe’s Grotto – Phoenix, AZ
2/25/2018 Brick By Brick – San Diego, CA
2/28/2018 Blue Lamp – Sacramento, CA
3/01/2018 Bossanova – Portland, OR
3/03/2018 Metro – Oakland, CA
Grind Over Europe II Tour w/ Rotten Sound, Implore:
4/12/2018 Gibus Live – Paris, FR
4/13/2018 Turock – Essen, DE
4/14/2018 Headbangers Bash – Amersfoort, NL
4/15/2018 Rosenkeller – Jena, DE
4/16/2018 Alte Zuckerfabrik – Rostock, DE
4/17/2018 Klub U Bazyla – Poznan, PL
4/18/2018 Cassiopeia – Berlin, DE
4/19/2018 Schwarzer Adler – Tannhei, DE
4/20/2018 Rocking Chair – Vevey, CH
4/21/2018 Haus Der Kulturen – Gottingen, DE
4/22/2018 The Escape – Vienna, AT
4/23/2018 Randal Club – Bratislava, SK
4/24/2018 Durer Kert – Budapest, HU
4/25/2018 Barrak – Ostrava, CZ
4/26/2018 Hafenklang – Hamburg, DE
4/27/2018 Pitfest – Erica, NL
4/28/2018 Ms Connexion Complex – Mannheim, DE
4/29/2018 Het Bos – Antwerp, BE
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Source:
* More band & label info:
http://www.facebook.com/ExhumedOfficial
http://www.relapse.com

LONG LIVE EXHUMED & INCANTATION.

STONE.

CANNIBAL CORPSE – To Kick Off US Headlining Tour With Power Trip And Gatecreeper Next Week

Posted in Death Metal, Heavy Metal, Metal, Music, music news, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , , on October 27, 2017 by Metal Odyssey

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CANNIBAL CORPSE will kick off their US headlining tour in support of their upcoming Red Before Black full-length next week. The tour will commence on November 3rd and run through December 8th with support provided by Power Trip and Gatecreeper. See all confirmed dates below.

Many words come to mind when you hear the name CANNIBAL CORPSE, but one truly defines the soon-to-be thirty-year death metal veterans: Unstoppable. Produced by Erik Rutan (Hate Eternal, Goatwhore), Red Before Black, the band’s fourteenth album, serves to not only reiterate this but to once more raise the stakes, making it very clear who sets the standard when it comes to always compelling music that is equally brutal and complex.

Moreover, the band have pushed themselves again, ensuring that it stands out from their catalog. “Throughout our career we’ve tried to improve the precision of both our musical execution and our album production, while still maintaining full-on aggression. Red Before Black continues in that direction, but might go even further on the aggressive side of things,” asserts bassist Alex Webster. “It’s definitely precise, but it has a rawness to it that goes beyond anything we’ve done recently.”

“We really worked super hard crafting these songs, practicing them, and getting them where we wanted to be more so than on any of our previous albums,” adds drummer Paul Mazurkiewicz. “And as Alex said, musically I think it’s the rawest sound we’ve had – and at the same time I think it’s our most focused, tightest and catchiest record.”

Red Before Black will see release on November 3rd via Metal Blade Records. Preorder bundles are currently available at metalblade.com/cannibalcorpse where you can also preview the title track as well as the band’s video for “Code Of The Slashers.”

CANNIBAL CORPSE w/ Power Trip, Gatecreeper:

11/03/2017 Mavericks – Jacksonville, FL
11/04/2017 Vinyl Music Hall – Pensacola, FL
11/05/2017 Saturn – Birmingham, AL
11/06/2017 New Daisy Theater – Memphis, TN
11/08/2017 Trees – Dallas, TX
11/09/2017 White Oak – Houston, TX
11/10/2017 Mohawk – Austin, TX
11/12/2017 Club Red – Phoenix, AZ
11/13/2017 The Observatory – Santa Ana, CA
11/14/2017 Slim’s – San Francisco, CA
11/15/2017 Slim’s – San Francisco, CA
11/17/2017 Neumos – Seattle, WA
11/18/2017 Hawthorne Theater – Portland, OR
11/19/2017 Knitting Factory – Boise, ID
11/20/2017 The Complex – Salt Lake City, UT
11/22/2017 Summit – Denver, CO
11/24/2017 Thalia Hall – Chicago, IL
11/25/2017 St. Andrews Hall – Detroit, MI
11/26/2017 Agora Ballroom – Cleveland, OH
11/28/2017 Royale – Boston, MA
11/29/2017 Stage 48 – New York, NY
11/30/2017 TLA – Philadelphia, PA
12/01/2017 Broadberry – Richmond, VA
12/02/2017 The Tarheel – Jacksonville, NC
12/03/2017 Pete’s – Greensboro, NC
12/05/2017 Mercury Ballroom – Louisville, KY
12/06/2017 Exit/In – Nashville, TN
12/07/2017 Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
12/08/2017 The Orpheum – Tampa, FL
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Source: Earsplit PR

http://www.cannibalcorpse.net
http://www.facebook.com/cannibalcorpse
http://www.twitter.com/CorpseOfficial
http://www.metalblade.com/cannibalcorpse

LONG LIVE CANNIBAL CORPSE.

LONG LIVE POWER TRIP & GATECREEPER.

STONE.

HIDEOUS DIVINITY – Italian Death Metal Collective Prepares To Unleash Third Full-Length, Adveniens” Via Unique Leader This April; Details Revealed

Posted in Death Metal, Heavy Metal, Metal, Music, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , on February 2, 2017 by Metal Odyssey

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Italian Death Metal collective HIDEOUS DIVINITY, featuring within its ranks current and former members of Hour Of Penance and Aborted, are preparing to unleash their third full-length via Unique Leader this Spring. Titled Adveniens and scheduled for release on April 28th, the follow-up to the band’s critically lauded Cobra Verde long player was recorded, mixed and mastered at Stefano Morabito’s 16th Cellar Studio (Hour Of Penance, Fleshgod Apocalypse etc.) during the Autumn of 2016, includes a rendition of Sinister’s “Embodiment Of Chaos” and finds HIDEOUS DIVINITY offering up their darkest material yet.

“It may be pretentious to talk about evolution inside our musical genre, this is what Adveniens truly means for us,” elaborates guitarist Enrico Schettino. “Just when we believed that with Cobra Verde we reached a point of no return, our songwriting turned even more dark and monumental. Although we’ll never consider ourselves close to Lucyfyre, Adversarial, Deathspell Omega, and Akhlys, the influence of this new wave of obscure Metal on us these last years has been massive. The result is our most epic Death Metal effort ever conceived. ”

Stefano Morabito and his 16th Cellar Studios set up a new standard with the production of Adveniens,” he continues. “Never before has our sound reached such a level of uncompromising intensity without sounding forced or overproduced. The maniacal efforts made to perfect every single drum beat, vocal line and guitar chord almost caused a nervous breakdown but it truly paid off.”

“The entire album is a reflection on history and time, on the succession of futile ages, on the role of the poet as soothsayer and witness of the winds of time erasing each one of these ages from the face of the earth. A reflection on Walter Benjamin predicting the ‘adveniens’ of David Cronenberg, on Professor O’Blivion predicting an era when ‘all of us will have special names.’ Adveniens is a violent reflection on art.”

Further info on Adveniens, including teaser tracks and preorders, to be unveiled in the coming weeks.

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Adveniens – Track Listing:

  1. Ages Die
  2. Sub Specie Aeternitatis
  3. Passages
  4. Angel Of Revolution
  5. Feeding Off The Blind
  6. When Flesh Unfolds
  7. Messianica
  8. Future In Red
  9. 9. Embodiment Of Chaos (Sinister cover)

Forged in 2007, HIDEOUS DIVINITY quickly established itself as one of the strongest rising European Death Metal acts, thanks to their signature brand of technical yet gloomy classic styled Death Metal. Often compared to the likes of Nile, Hate Eternal, and Immolation, the band’s two Unique Leader releases – 2012’s Obeisance Rising and 2014’s Cobra Verde – led to a successful European tour with Cannibal Corpse and Krisiun in the Spring 2016, as well as appearances at some of the most esteemed European Extreme Metal fests during the last few years.

The band will be playing several festivals this Summer including Colony Open Air in Italy July 23rd and Stonehenge Festival in the Netherlands on July 29th. Additional performance to be announced in the coming weeks.

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* For more info:

http://www.facebook.com/hideousdivinity
http://www.uniqueleader.com
http://www.facebook.com/UniqueLeaderRecords

Source: Earsplit PR

MetalOdyssey

LONG LIVE HIDEOUS DIVINITY.

LONG LIVE DEATH METAL.

Stone.

BLASPHEMER – Enlists Ekpyrosis’ Nicolò Brambilla On 2nd Guitar

Posted in Death Metal, Heavy Metal, Metal, Music, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , on February 2, 2017 by Metal Odyssey

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Italy’s BLASPHEMER have announced the addition to its ranks of Nicolò Brambilla (EKPYROSIS)  on 2nd Guitar. The band released the following statement about the new member:

“We are extremely proud to announce that the unholy trinity has found a true disciple in Hell: Nicolò Brambilla (founder member of Ekpyrosis) joined the crusade against Christianity and he’s ready to summon the evil and kill that shit with us on stage, as well as on the upcoming releases. We already started the writing process and Nicolò immediately brought his old school background, which will be a strong part of our sound.”

BLASPHEMER released new album Ritual Theophagy last October on Comatose Music. The album and related merchandise can be purchased at this location.

Check out the promo video for album cut “You Are Nothing” at youtu.be/tb3n4Syi5Q0 or below:

After six years of silence, this Italian Death Metal behemoth has been awakened and lashes out with inhuman technical brutality. This is Blasphemer’s most evil and chaotic material to date, with their signature style of dissonant rapid fire riffs, savage multi-vocal assault, and featuring the extreme drum prowess of Darren Cesca (Incinerate & Goratory). The gates of Hell have opened unleashing a nefarious fury of malevolence and the holy light will be forever extinguished.

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“This album is not for the weak of heart.” – Metal-Temple

“This is one of 2016’s more brutal, face ripping and unrelenting releases and I recommend it to anyone looking for a complete and total devastation.” – Teeth of the Divine

“A great technical and brutal death metal band.” – Extreme Metal Zine

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Source: ClawHammer PR

MetalOdyssey

LONG LIVE METAL.

Stone.

RITUAL OF ODDS – New Studio Album “Ritual Of 9” Releases On February 3rd

Posted in Death Metal, Heavy Metal, Metal, metal music, Music, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , on February 1, 2017 by Metal Odyssey

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Melodic Death Metal outfit Ritual of Odds from Greece have signed a worldwide deal with Swimming With Sharks Records. The band’s third studio album ‘Ritual of 9’ was recorded at StudiOdds Recording Studio and was mixed & mastered by John Mcris. The band takes influences from bands such as At The Gates, In Flames, and Carcass and have been called the ‘Melodic Death Metal Masters of Greece’ by Axis of Metal (Canada).

Label founder Noah “Shark” Robertson (Motograter/Ex-The Browning) states: “Patras, Greece… What a great find! The moment I heard “Ritual of 9” I knew this band was something special. They give me the same feeling I got the first time I listened to At The Gates or In Flames. They have all the elements of a melodic death metal powerhouse!”

‘Ritual of 9’ will be available worldwide on Friday, February 3rd via Swimming With Sharks Records and can be pre-ordered at www.swimmingwithsharksrecords.com

The first single, and title track “Ritual of 9” is streaming here:

Ritual of Odds formed in 2003, originally under the moniker Existence Edge, but changed the name in 2005 and began work on their ‘Building up the Underverse’ Demo. In 2008, the band played this material live on stage for the first time and received great reviews, encouraging them to begin working on their debut full length album ‘Underverse’; which was released in early 2010. At the end of that same year, the band recorded their 2nd full length album ‘God is an Atheist’, which was very well received. The band toured Europe and the US, in support of the release, performing with bands such as OMEN (USA), PAUL DI’ANNO (UK), SEPTIC FLESH (GR) and NIGHTRAGE (SW).

The band is often described as Melodic Death Metal, but many influences can be heard. Ritual of Odds have forged a unique sound by infusing elements of thrash, horror and epic metal into their own, creative brand of melodic death.

‘RItual of 9’ Tracklist:

0. Ritual of 9
1. Hunt You Down
2. Feargas
3. Hate At First Sight
4. A Part of Me
5. Digital Hell
6. Why So Serious
7. Greed
8. The Dual Substance of Man
9. What I’ve Become

ALBUM PERSONNEL:
Kostas Fotopoulos – Vocals
Nikolas Perlepes – Guitars
Marios Kanellopoulos – Bass
Petros Haritos – Drums

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* For more info:

Ritual of Odds
www.swsrecords.com

Source: Swimming With Sharks Entertainment

MetalOdyssey

LONG LIVE RITUAL OF ODDS.

LONG LIVE METAL.

Stone.

OBITUARY – Self-Titled 10th Studio Album Releases On March 17th, via Relapse Records

Posted in Death Metal, Heavy Metal, Metal, Music, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , on January 15, 2017 by Metal Odyssey

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From Relapse Records:

Legendary Death Metal band OBITUARY return with their self-titled, 10th studio album, further cementing their legacy as one of the most important metal bands of all time! Picking up where 2014’s critically acclaimed Inked In Blood left off, OBITUARY show no signs of slowing down as they continue to reign as Kings of their genre.

Recorded at their home studio in Tampa, FL, Obituary is a 10 track tour-de-force of bone pulverizing Death Metal that is as heavy, uncompromising and infectious as anything they’ve released in their historic, nearly 30-year career!

Release Date: March 17, 2017

Track List: Brave, Sentence Day, A Lesson In Vengeance, End It Now, Kneel Before Me, It Lives, Betrayed, Turned To Stone, Straight To Hell, Ten Thousand Ways To Die, No Hope (Deluxe Bonus Track)

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MetalOdyssey

LONG LIVE OBITUARY.

LONG LIVE DEATH METAL.

Stone.

VADER And IMMOLATION Confirmed For BRISTOL DEATHFEST! April 15th & 16th Of 2017

Posted in Death Metal, Heavy Metal, Metal, music news, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , on November 7, 2016 by Metal Odyssey

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Vader & Immolation will now be co-headlining Bristol Deathfest on Saturday night whilst Hour of Penance and Defeated Sanity will co-headline Sunday night of the festival.

After releasing their eleventh brand new studio album The Empire through Nuclear Blast (on 4th November 2016) Vader confirm they will be co-headlining the first night of Bristol Deathfest alongside American titans, Immolation. Original Saturday headliners, Defeated Sanity will now co-headline Sunday night together with Hour of Penance. British lads, Ancient Ascendant have also been added and Dutch Abrupt Demise will make their first ever UK appearance at Bristol Deathfest.

The latest additions have secured Bristol Deathfest as one of the must attend events for any fan of death metal in the UK next year. Almost every band performing has released a new album in 2016 or will have new releases ready in 2017. Bristol Deathfest is the only place to see Hour of Penance, Defeated Sanity, Nader Sadek, Kraanium, Cytotoxin, Epicardiectomy, and Abrupt Demise in the UK next year.

Defeated Sanity will be performing the Disposal of the Dead EP in it’s entirety before Hour of Penance perform songs from their upcoming album Cast the First Stone and close the festival. Nader Sadek will be performing a special exclusive show at Bristol Deathfest which will feature Derek Roddy (ex-Hate Eternal/Nile, Serpents Rise), Destructhor (Myrkskog, ex-Morbid Angel/Zyklon), George Maier (Pestilence), Sarah Jezebel Deva (ex-Cradle of Filth/Therion) and Mahmud Gecekusu (Perversion).

Full Line-Up:
Vader (Poland)
Immolation (USA)
Hour of Penance (Italy) *
Defeated Sanity (Germany/USA) *
Nader Sadek (Egypt/USA/Norway/Germany/UK/UAE) */**

Dyscarnate (UK)
Kraanium (Norway/UK/Russia) *
Cytotoxin (Germany) *
Man Must Die (UK)
Epicardiectomy (Czech Republic) *
Ancient Ascendant (UK)
Necrosis (UK)
Scordatura (UK)
Abrupt Demise (Netherlands) */**
Body Harvest (UK)
Ascaris (UK)

* = Only UK appearance of 2017 ** = Debut UK appearance

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MetalOdyssey

LONG LIVE DEATH METAL.

Stone.

THE SUMMER SLAUGHTER TOUR – Commences On July 23rd, 2016!

Posted in Death Metal, Extreme Metal, Heavy Metal, Metal, metal music, Music, news, rock music with tags , , , , , on June 19, 2016 by Metal Odyssey

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THE SUMMER SLAUGHTER TOUR is fast approaching, commencing on July 23rd in Orlando, Florida at The Plaza Live. Get YOUR tickets here:

http://thesummerslaughtertour.com/tickets.html

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MetalOdyssey

LONG LIVE METAL.

LONG LIVE EXTREME F’N METAL.

Stone.

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