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.
Dutch based melodic thrash/death metal band FUELBLOODED have joined My Kingdom Music for the release of their new devastating album, titled Off The Face Of The Earth, announced for February 5th, 2010. Tracklist:
01. The End Starts Here
02. Discontinued Dormancy
03. When Passion Dies
04. Recipe For Demise
05. The Cult Of Ego
06. Off The Face Of The Earth
07. The Wrath Of Aath
08. Pandemic Persection
+ videoclip "The End Starts Here"
Myspace : www.myspace.com/fuelblooded
More info on : www.mykingdommusic.net
"A Savage Symphony - The History Of Annihilation", the new DVD from German
thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION, will be released on January 29. The disc was
produced by Berlin, Germany's Roax Films and will include footage of the group
25th-anniversary concert at the 2007 edition of the Wacken Open Air festival in
Wacken, Germany (featuring many special guests, including former bandmembers), a
band documentary and tons of bonus live material.
"A Savage Symphony - The History Of Annihilation" DVD track listing:
Live At Wacken Open Air - 2007:
02. The Butcher Strikes Back
03. Curse The Gods
04. Nailed To The Cross
04. Mad Butcher
06. Alliance Of Hellhoundz
07. Soul Collector
08. Deathtrap / Unconscious Ruins / Life Without Sense
09. The Antichrist
10. Reject Emotions
11. Thrash Till Death
12. Total Desaster
13. Eternal Ban
14. Bestial Invasion
* The History Of Annihilation
* Video Clips
* Nailed To The Road
* Fans Till Death
"A Savage Symphony - The History Of Annihilation" Bonus CD
01. The Butcher Strikes Back
02. Curse The Gods
03. Nailed To The Cross
04. Mad Butcher
05. The Alliance Of Hellhoundz
07. Urge The Greed Of Gain
08. Metal Discharge
09. The Damned
10. Cracked Brain
11. Soul Collector
12. The 7 Deadly Sins
14. Reject Emotions
15. Thrash Till Death (3 Drumkits Wacken Inferno)
16. Total Desaster
17. Bestial Invasion
Greek death metal band DAYLIGHT MISERY recently completed work on its debut album, "Depressive Icons".
The track listing for the CD is as follows:
02. Meadows Of Desire
03. Depressive Icons
06. Endless Fairytale
07. Stealing Flowers From A Grave
08. Soul Embraced
09. Mind Games
An exact release date for the album has not yet been announced.
DAYLIGHT MISERY recently made its three-song promotional CD available for free download at this location (Click Here).
The tracks featured on the promo CD are as follows:
01. Meadows of Desire
02. Soul Embraced
03. Depressive Icons
Video footage of Greek death metallers DAYLIGHT MISERY performing the song "Infinity" on January 9, 2010 at An Club in Athens, Greece can be viewed below.
Norwegian black metallers RAGNAROK will release their new album, "Collectors Of The King", in February/March via Regain Records. The CD was recorded at Endarker Studios in Norrköping, Sweden and features the following track listing:
02. Stabbed By The Horns
03. Burning The Earth
04. In Honour Of Satan
05. Collectors Of The King
06. Eternal Damnation
07. The Ancient Crown Of Glory
08. May Madness Hunt You Down
09. Wisdom Of Perfection
DUTCH METAL RECORDS has signed a deal with Danish Metal act DOWNSWITCH! DOWNSWITCH is set to release their long awaited debut-cd 'LET CLARITY DESCEND FROM BLACKENED SKIES' On January 28th, 2010.
The album is mixed & mastered by Tue Madsen, who has worked with bands such as Vader, Gorefest, Moonspell, Dark Tranquility and many others. DOWNSWITCH will support the release of 'Let Clarity ..' with extensive touring, dates will be announced soon! Check out the track 'Reflection All Has Changed' of the bands upcoming release here.
HERO DESTROYED are preparing to enter the studio in late January to begin recording their new full-length album. The band has posted a demo track, “The Last Upper”, from the forthcoming album online now via MySpace.com/HeroDestroyed. Additional album / recording details will be announced shortly.
HERO DESTROYED has posted a video for the track “Cause For Cancer” online now at Youtube. “Cause For Cancer” comes from the band’s self-titled EP and Relapse debut. The video was produced and directed by Rick Mauck for Look Both Ways Productions and was shot at an abandoned shopping mall outside of Pittsburgh.
DYING FETUS has premiered the second music video from their new album Descend Into Depravity, for album opener Your Treachery Will Die With You, online now via MySpace. The video was lensed in New York with director Kevin Custer (HATEBREED, TESTAMENT, SOULJA BOY, KINGDOM OF SORROW). DYING FETUS previously worked with Custer on the Shepherds Commandment video.