Finnish death metallers Deathchain have finished their sixth full length album, titled Ritual Death Metal, which is set for the release through Svart Records on April 5th, 2013. In the wake of an already impressive Death Gods three years ago, this new offering has been recorded last summer with Swedish "wünderkid" Tore Stjerna in Stockholm in his world-renowned Necromorbus studio, where most famously Watain, Ondskapt, Funeral Mist and many others have sworn a pact with the Great Horned One.
Dutch death metal crazy bunch The Monolith Deathcult will unleash their new and fourth album Tetragrammaton next May 10th (May 14th in North America) via Season Of Mist, their new label. The cover artwork will be unveiled soon, but the band was eager to share an important piece of information: the narration parts on Tetragrammaton are done by Orion Pax.
The 10th anniversary edition of Tilburg's Neurotic Deathfest is shaping up to be really special. As if the big names already announced for the bill weren't enough, the Dutch festival has recently announced that Death To All, the band comprised of a large variety of ex-Death musicians led by Gene Hoglan, will be headlining on May 3rd, 2013 in their only performance in Europe this year.
After a bloody successful maiden voyage in 2012, Decibel Magazine is doubling down on veteran star power for their second annual national US tour. This spring, the plague spreads as Decibel brings you three living legends of death metal and grindcore: the preeminent gore institution Cannibal Corpse, rabble-rousing UK grind icons Napalm Death and NYDM stalwarts Immolation.
A Pale Horse Named Death have completed the mastering phase of their forthcoming sophomore release via Steamhammer/SPV. The band's new album will be entitled Lay My Soul To Waste and it will be released on May 21st in North America.
Italian metallers Death SS have posted a new video online for the song ''The Darkest Night''. The song comes off their upcoming new album Resurrection, to be released in March of 2013 through Lucifer Rising Records. You can watch the video directed by Salvatore Vitiello below.
The new edition of the Neurotic Deathfest has recently been announced. The Dutch metal festival has also confirmed the first bands that will participate. Around 45 bands will play at the 10th anniversary edition which is set to take place from May 3rd-5th, once again at the 013 venue in Tilburg, The Netherlands.
Currently on the road in North America, grindcore masters Napalm Death have released a new live/tour video for the track "Everyday Pox", which can now be viewed below. You can find "Everyday Pox" on the band's latest album Utilitarian, out since February through Century Media.
A remastered version of the title track from Death's landmark album Spiritual Healing (1990) is currently being streamed online. You can go back to good old times and check out the song exclusively at this location.
Relapse Records will continue their Death reissue campaign with the landmark album Spiritual Healing, originally released in 1990. The Spiritual Healing deluxe reissue is set for a November 20th North American release date, November 23rd in the Benelux / Germany / Finland, and November 26th in the UK and rest of world. The label also released a remastered version of the track "Living Monstrosity", which can be streamed below.
Death metallers Decrepit Birth are going through a tough time. The band was forced to drop from the last few days of the Carnival Of Death Tour with Obituary, Broken Hope, Jungle Rot and Encrust after their rental van was broken into in San Francisco and all of their personal bags with cash, laptop computers, cell phones, passports, and IDs were stolen. Their tour van had caught on fire in Canada and they had to rent a new one, but the worst happened again.
Metal brethren, we'll make this as quick and painless as blunt force trauma: speed metal punks Municipal Waste have teamed up with grindcore legends Napalm Death for a co-headlining North American fall tour that will make fans around the world chew their arms off in envy!