Swedish death metallers SYN:DROM (formerly BLACKBREATH) recently entered Nevo studios in Sundsvall, Sweden to begin recording their debut album, "With Flesh Unbound". The CD, which is being engineered and mixed by the bandmembers themselves, is tentatively due this spring via ViciSolum Productions.
Video footage from the vocal-recording sessions can be viewed below.
The band describes its musical direction as "high-quality death metal in the vein of HATE ETERNAL, AEON and DECAPITATED."
Swedish old-school death metallers SINNERS BURN have inked a deal with Khaosmaster Productions. The band's third album, entitled "Insanity Warmachine", is scheduled for a late spring/early summer release. The CD was recorded at The Undead Studios and was mixed and mastered by Patrick Bruss (CRYPTICUS).
aGerman thrashers DEW-SCENTED have inked a European deal with Metal Blade Records. The band will enter Soundlodge Studios in Northern Germany in February with producer Jörg Uken (GOD DETHRONED, SINISTER) to begin recording its new album for a May release.
DEW-SCENTED's video for the song "That's Why I Despise You" can be viewed below. The clip was shot in Gothenburg, Sweden with acclaimed director Patric Ullaeus from the Revolver Film Company AB (IN FLAMES, DIMMU BORGIR, LACUNA COIL).
"That's Why I Despise You" comes off DEW-SCENTED's latest album, "Incinerate", which was released in North America in April 2007 via Nuclear Blast Records.
EYES OF NOCTUM, the California-based black metal band fronted by Weston "Arcane" Coppola Cage (19-year-old son of actor Nicolas Cage), has parted ways with bassist Shawn (a.k.a. Moloch). The group is currently seeking a replacement.
San Francisco Bay Area thrash metal veterans EXODUS will release their ninth studio album, "Exhibit B: The Human Condition", on April 23 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was helmed by acclaimed British producer Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, ARCH ENEMY, KREATOR).
Thrash/Death/Progressive band Killems second album, Reflections of Decline, will be available on April 30th in stores across Europe and USA, and also through NoiseHeads mailorder. Reflections of Decline includes 9 tracks, 6 of which have been advanced at the bands official Myspace. The album track-listing is as it follows:
05. The Abyss
09. The Cage
Came back after the recording sessions at NOISEHEAD STUDIOS in KOHFIDISCH
under the guide of MARIO JEZIK, the Italian thrashers IRREVERENCE announced the
tracklist of the new upcoming-album "UPON THESE ASHES", new release foreseen for
MARCH 5th 2010 through the austrian NOISEHEAD RECORDS. The new release will
contains 10 tracks, to follow the tracklist:
01. Not One Of Them
02. The Shepherd Dog
03. Hands Of Fate
04. The Truth Mask
05. Echoes Of War
06. Nothıng On My Mınd
07. Repentance Of God
08. Destructıve Devıatıons
10. Instınct Of Death
Swedish band Anachronaeon released their third album on January 15 via Stygian Crypt Productions.
”The Futile Quest for Immortality” - big step forward, both in songwriting and production. With this album Anachronaeon mix a raw energetic black metal-nerve with epic melodies and a heavy metal platform to continue developing their own sound, exceeding their previous productions. The album has a red thread without being conceptual, about mankind through a misanthropic perspective. Tracklist:
1. The Futile Quest
2. Ages Ago
3. The Beast Called Man
5. Towards Purity
6. The Message
7. The Darkness In The Corner Of My Eyes
8. Grief Was Never Far Away and I Invited Her To Stay
"Frozen Epitaph", the new video from Ventura, California death metallers FATALIST, can be viewed below. The track comes off the band's full-length debut, "The Depths of Inhumanity", which was released in the U.S. on November 23, 2009 via Ibex Moon Records.
KALMAH will release its sixth album, "12 Gauge", on March 3 via Spinefarm Records. The CD, which which will be made available in Japan on February 24, was recorded between June and August 2009 at Tico Tico studio in Kemi, Finland and was mastered at the Cutting Room in Sweden. Nine new songs and one cover version were laid down during the sessions which "went [smoothly], as always, even though this time the recordings were done in three different time periods within a half a year," according to the band. Tracklist:
01. Rust Never Sleeps
02. One of Fail
03. Bullets Are Blind
05. Better Not To Tell
06. Hook The Monster
08. 12 Gauge
Riverside, California-based technical/progressive death metallers ARKAIK have posted a new song, "The Divine Manifestation", on their MySpace page. The track comes off the band's forthcoming debut album, "Reflections Within Dissonance", which is scheduled for release on January 26 via Unique Leader Records. The CD was mixed by Samur Khouja at Seahorse Sound Studios and was mastered by Stefano Morabito of 16 Cellar Studios (HOUR OF PENANCE, FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE). The "Reflections Within Dissonance" cover artwork was created by Pär Olofsson (ABORTED, EMETH) Tracklist: 01. The Transcendent Spectral Path
02. Reflections Within Dissonance
04. Obscured Luminosity
05. Womb Of Perception
06. The Divine Manifestation
07. Malignant Ignorance
08. Elemental Synthesis
09. Elegy For The Disillusioned
10. Face Of Regression
After 3 years of touring and songwriting, brutal Californian death metallers Inherit Disease are ready to enter the studio to record their second full length release "Visceral Transcendence" on Unique Leader Records. With their most aggressive sound to date, they are scheduled to enter SeahorseSound Studios on February 27th, 2010. Album cover to be done by none other than Jon Zig!
'Sentenced Morning', the new video from Brazilian death metal veterans KRISIUN, can be viewed below. The clip was filmed and edited by Juan "Punchy" Gonzalez (MORBID ANGEL, TERRORIZER, UNHOLY GHOST, live sound for NILE) during the band's latest European tour.