black metal

Frosthelm to release The Endless Winter on Matt Hyde's Black Work label

Thrashened black metal unit Frosthelm sign to Matt Hyde's Black Work (Alkemy Brothers) label and are set to release their debut full length album, The Endless Winter on March 22.

Formed in 2009, Frosthelm hail from the frozen plains of North Dakota, where the extreme weather and bleak environment has left a profound and distinct mark on their sound.

Tombs & Black Anvil announce co-headlining European tour

Relapse Records label-mates Tombs and Black Anvil have confirmed a co-headlining European tour this April.

Kicking off on April 9th in Berlin, Germany and ending April 26th in Dresden, Germany, the two week tour includes a stop at the renowned Roadburn Festival in Tilburg, Netherlands.

Sextrash - Sexual Carnage (Greyhaze Records)

Sexual deviance is the raison d'etre and focus of Brazilian metal band Sextrash.
Release Date: 
13 Jan 2015 (All day)

Brazil has produced many excellent metal bands that have achieved recognition and notoriety beyond the shores of Latin America; Sepultura, most notably, Sarcofago,

Chalice of Blood- Helig, Helig, Helig (Daemon Worship Productions)

A competent, if inessential, release.
Release Date: 
14 Jan 2015 - 11:30pm

Seemingly conjured straight from the crypts of the darkest Swedish cemetery, Chalice of Blood is a band that rigidly adheres to the clichés of most underground black metal acts.

Dysangelium- Thanatos Askesis (WTC Productions)

Some gripping Teutonic black metal
Release Date: 
23 Dec 2014 - 11:30pm

Well, it’s summertime here in Australia yet again. For most people it means that they have the opportunity to soak up the sun and start living easy.

Execration - Morbid Dimensions (Hells Headbangers)

Strong release from a notable contemporary Norwegian death metal band.
Release Date: 
9 Dec 2014 (All day)

Execration are part of a crop of contemporary Norwegian death metal bands that are capturing international attention and stepping out of the enormous shadow cast by the notorious N

Helrunar set release date for new album‏

With their five studio albums to date, Helrunar have established themselves as figureheads of serious black metal from Germany inspired by Northern mythology.

Today, Lupus Lounge (a division of Prophecy Productions) announces March 3rd as the North American release date for Helrunar's highly anticipated

A Forest Of Stars: Release date for new album revealed.‏

Psychedelic black metal masters unleash a new opus with Beware The Sword You Cannot See! You have been warned!

It is the year 1895.

Hateful Abandon- Liars/Bastards (Candlelight Records)

An industrial work of varying quality

Well, 2015 is upon us and the time has come to shake off the cobwebs of the holidays and get back to the business of reviewing records.