GOMORRAH – Signs With Willowtip Records

Willowtip Records welcomes Canadian tech-death band GOMORRAH to its roster. The deal will see Willowtip re-issue the band’s highly-acclaimed self-titled album on vinyl, CD and digital formats.

Released March 22, 2019, Gomorrah is the band’s second full-length album and was produced by Hannes Grossmann (Hate Eternal, Blotted Science).

Gomorrah is a death metal project founded in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia, Canada. The project’s two official members are vocalist Jeff Bryan and guitarist Bowen Matheson. Gomorrah have released two full-length releases and are in the writing process of their third album to be released by Willowtip Records.

The band adds: “Our second full-length album pressed on clear vinyl, includes jacket and insert and ships plastic wrapped...

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ETHEREAL RIFFIAN – Debut New Music Video

Ukraine’s spiritualized rockers ETHEREAL RIFFIAN are presenting the first single and music video from their forthcoming third LP at The Obelisk. Watch “Legends” above.  Directed by iconic Ukrainian director Viktor Priduvalov, the new music video for the title-track “Legends” showcases a drastic contrast with the band’s previous efforts. Frontman Val Kornev explains the shift in the band’s songwriting and overall direction: «With current crises in worldwide leadership, ecology, education and, most and foremost, consciousness, we just can’t wait any longer to finally start doing things right. Enough of this bullshit! Our turbulent times require courageous decisions and robust music...

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ENTOMBED A.D. – New Album Details Revealed

Swedish death metal outfit ENTOMBED A.D. have announced plans to release their third studio album this summer. The outing has been titled Bowels of Earth and will hit streets on August 30 through Century Media Records.

Vocalist LG Petrov had the following to say: “We have our Brazilian friend, Guilherme, coming into the band on guitar and we’ve been getting energy from that. This recording was a lot more focused and straightforward. We kept things simple, but still with thought behind everything. And there was absolutely no stress!”

Further details will be issued shortly.

If you don’t know ENTOMBED A.D...

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SLIPKNOT – “How Dare You Martyr Me” Teaser

How Dare You!

Another teaser has been launched by SLIPKNOT, the latest sporting the caption of “How Dare You Martyr Me. The band have been teasing an apparent reveal planned for this coming Thursday, May 16th. They will also be performing their first live show since 2016 via ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!‘ this Friday, May 17th.

A similar video tease comprised of mostly previously released footage surfaced on May 13th, and also included what are thought to be brief glimpses of the band’s new masks. A new studio album from the outfit is headed for an August 09th release date via Roadrunner.

Slipknot is an American alternative metal band from Des Moines, Iowa...

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KNEEL – Debut New Song

At the Western edge of Europe in Portugal, a metallic monster looms prepared to pounce. This monster is one-man band KNEEL, and today we have their new track “Sovereignty” just for you! This song comes from the band’s upcoming album re-release Interstice which is out on May 22 via Pulmonary Records, and it is a scorcher. Paying attention to my musical tastes on here will surely yield knowledge that I have a keen appreciation for hardcore, thrash, and groovy music in general. Well, guess what Kneel is? All that and more. The guitars have a gritty tone, vocals are harshly shouted, and the general tone is one of aggression. Working a catchy hardcore soul into the body of the track gives it even more power...

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MEGADETH – Enter The Studio

Metal legends MEGADETH have entered a Franklin, Tennessee studio to commence pre-production for their sixteenth studio album and follow-up to 2016’s Dystopia. The band shared a handful of photos from the studio via social media (see HERE).

According to Noisecreep, bassist David Ellefson also shared moments from the studio, posting a celebratory shot on Instagram alongside a clip of him and drummer Dirk Verbeuren cooking a vegan meal while listening to some death metal. The bassist posted an update on Megadeth’s Facebook page as well, explaining the pre-production phase and that more updates will be coming as they progress.

See the video clip HERE.

Verbeuren joined Megadeth in 2016, replacing Chris Adler, who played on Dystopia and stepped down from the group in order to focus...

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ENTRAPMENT – Streaming New Album Online

Dutch death metallers ENTRAPMENT premiere their new and final album “Imminent Violent Death” in its entirety via the official media partners listed below.

Deaf Forever (DE)
Power of Metal (DK)
Friedhof (ES)
Kaoos Zine (FI)
Rock Hard (GR)

“Imminent Violent Death” was officially released on May 11th, 2019 via Dawnbreed Records.

Now with their fourth album, ENTRAPMENT have further honed their craft – a deadly combination of relentless death metal mixed with melancholic and dark melodies. This truly is a real feast for the old school death metal sound maniacs!

The artwork for “Imminent Violent Death“ was once again conceptualized and designed by Marald van Haasteren (High on Fire, Wolfbrigade, Baroness, Victims).

“Imminent Violent Death” tracklist:

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CATTLE DECAPITATION – Enter The Studio

Death metal/grind ensemble CATTLE DECAPITATION have officially entered the studio to begin recording their next studio album. Drum tracking is currently taking place with Dave Otero at Flatline Audio in Colorado. According to drummer David McGraw, “it’s sounding massive.”

You can check out some photos from the studio HERE.

Compromise is not a concept Cattle Decapitation are willing to entertain. Ever. Over the course of nineteen years and six full-lengths the San Diego quartet have more than proven this, defining themselves as one of the most vital, brutal, and relentless forces in extreme music, and with The Anthropocene Extinction they have delivered a volatile, apocalyptic beast that is as hideous as it is compelling...

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JUDAS PRIEST – Screaming For Vengeance Tour T-Shirt

Own a piece of Heavy Metal History!

Vintage JUDAS PRIEST ’82/’83 Screaming For Vengeance World Tour XL Size Concert T Shirt. Condition is Pre-owned. Shipped with USPS First Class Package. This relic is in nearly mint condition. No rips, tears or marks anywhere on this item. It has only been worn a handful of times in the past 36 years. When Judas Priest ultimately gets elected into the Rock N Roll hall of fame the value on this shirt will easily double asking price, so it is a great piece to add to your collection. This is the original concert shirt. It is not a reprint.

Place your bid via eBay HERE.

Judas Priest are an English heavy metal band formed in West Bromwich in 1969. The band have sold over 50 million copies of their albums to date...

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ASCENSION OF THE WATCHERS – Issue Update

FEAR FACTORY frontman Burton C. Bell has issued an update on the new album from his Ascension Of The Watchers project. That outfit had launched a PledgeMusic campaign last summer to help facilitate the creation and release of their new record “Stormcrow“. However, after encountering numerous financial issues which left thousands of fans and artists alike without money and product, PledgeMusic are now expected to declare bankruptcy.

Though the campaign for “Stormcrow” reached 120% of its original goal, the band were unable to obtain the funds for it from PledgeMusic. In a statement issued by the band earlier today, May 09th, the following was stated of the album’s current state:

“Dear Ascension of the Watchers Pledgers,

It is with deep regret that AoTW announces Pl...

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