02:52 - Amatsu Mikaboshi Still need to check out Gehenna. I've always been curious ever since I last saw them live, what Justin ans Liz are like, whether if there completely introverted, private hermits or sociable?...
02:50 - Alex Fenger [link] added a few more albums (Lurk, Lynchgate, Lithotome, Infestus, and Suffer Yourself)
With their second album coming up, A Pale Horse Named Death have premiered online "Shallow Grave", a brand new song from Lay My Soul To Waste. The song can be streamed using the Soundcloud widget below.
Swedish metallers Deals Death have recently parted ways with bass player Fredrik Ljung, who decided to leave the band. As of now, the band has yet to reveal his replacement. You still will be able to hear his contribution on the upcoming Deals Death album.
A few days ago, it was announced that Hate's bassist Mortifer had passed away and at the time the band had no idea what had caused his sudden passing. In a new update, the Polish group has now revealed what the autopsy determined as the cause of Sławomir "Mortifer" Archangielskij's death: heart rhythm disturbances. The bassist also suffered from asthma and had obstructive sleep apnea.
Recently, there has been a lot of speculation about Exodus on the interwebs concerning the possibility of the band's mastermind Gary Holt leaving Exodus for Slayer. The level of speculation arose when Maryland Deathfest released a statement from Exodus which cancelled their gig on the festival. The band has finally spoken about the rumours of a breakup in relation to these recent events.
The Finnish death metallers from Deathchain are streaming the entirety of their forthcoming Ritual Death Metal album ahead of time on Inferno magazine's website. The opus is set for an international release on April 5th through Svart Records but Ritual Death Metal can be heard for a limited time at this location.
Death Angel will prolong their longevity with a new album as it has been confirmed that the thrash metallers will enter the studio in Sanford, Florida, in April to start recording some new music that will follow Relentless Retribution (2010). The tentative release date is October via Nuclear Blast Records.
Napalm Death are embarking on a unique experience which merges ceramic art and music. The legendary grindcore outfit will collaborate with ceramic artist Keith Harrison in a one-off performance at the renowned V&A in London on March 22nd, 2013 starting at 7:30pm UK time. The band will play a special live set through an experimental sculptural sound system constructed by Harrison. Clad with ceramic tiles, the structures will potentially disintegrate as the performance progresses.
The Death To All Tour has announced its return to North America, following last year's run. The tour will feature members of the Human line-up, DTA1, including guitarist Paul Masvidal, bassist Steve DiGiorgio and drummer Sean Reinert playing songs from the band's first four albums, although no vocalist has been announced yet. Once again, some proceeds of the tour are going to the Sweet Relief Musicians Fund.
Your new fix of The Monolith Deathcult's death metal is here as the band has released a new song for streaming. The seven-minute track "God Amongst Insects" is now available on the YouTube video located below.
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.