Bury The Machines Premieres New Song “A Victim’s Tears” From Upcoming New EP “Wicked Covenant”

Doom metal unit Bury The Machines premieres a new song entitled “A Victim’s Tears”, taken from the upcoming new EP “Wicked Covenant”, which will be out in stores June 9, 2017 via Midnite Collective. The EP will be available on CD, Cassette, and digital formats.

Check out now “A Victim’s Tears” below.

Wicked Covenant by Bury the Machines

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Varmia Releasing “Z Mar Twych” On Cassette

On May 19th, Folkvangr Records will release the cassette version of “Z Mar Twych” by Polish black metal band Varmia. The cassette is limited to 100 copies on translucent red cassette with white ink and hand-numbered, double sided 7-panel sleeve in a crystal clear case.

You can pre-order the cassette over here and the band commented about the release: “We are very enthusiastic about the cassette release of our debut ‘Z Mar Twych.’ The sound of that piece from the very beginning was about the dirt and organic tones. I planned to make it as old school as was possible at the time. Our cups go high to Mark as he is the one that put it all together and delivered this exclusive form of our dear first piece. Slava!”

Z Mar Twych by Varmia

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Chiral Releasing “Gazing Light Eternity” On Cassette Tape

On June 16th, 2017 Folkvangr Records will release the cassette version of Chiral’s black metal masterpiece “Gazing Light Eternity.”

The album will contain one previously unreleased track and be available in extremely limited quantities. Pre-order yours here and you can stream the original tracks below.

Chiral is an Italian one-man band from the countryside near Piacenza that incorporates traditional Cascadian black metal into a more raw sound and with a special taste for acoustic instruments.

1. Part I (The Gazer)
2. Part II (The Haze)
3. Part III (The Crown)
4. Part IV (The Hourglass)
5. Part V (The Gazer’s Throne)

Gazing Light Eternity by Chiral

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Sovereign Announces Cassette Release, U.S. Tour Dates

On May 12 2017, Folkvangr Records will release the cassette version of “Spirit Warfare: Demo MMXVII” by kvlt USBM band Sovereign. The cassette is being released to coincide with the band’s tour of the Western United States. Dates are as follows:

4/30/17 – Los Angeles, CA (5 Star Bar)
5/1/17 – Sacremento, CA (Starlite Lounge)
5/3/17 – Oakland, CA (The Golden Bull)
5/4/17 – Portland, OR (Twilight Café and Bar)
5/8/17 – Salt Lake City, UT (Metro Music Hall)
5/9/17 – Denver, CO (3 Kings Tavern)
5/11/17 – Mesa, AZ (The World Famous Nile Theater)

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Thyrane Regroups, Announces “Black Harmony” Demo Re-Release

After calling it quits back in 2006, Finnish black metal group Thyrane has come back together and is re-releasing the “Black Harmony” demo first released all the way back in ’97. The band comments:

“We’ve made plans with Woodcut Records to re-release some of Thyrane’s older material in different formats. The ‘Black Harmony’ demo/mcd will be re-released on CD, C-cassette and vinyl!

“The CD and the cassette will be exactly the same as the original editions, but the vinyl version has been remastered in Necromorbus Studio in Stockholm, Sweden. A limited edition ‘Black Harmony’ t-shirt will also be available! Stay tuned for more!”

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Do Skonu Posts “Hell” Album Trailer

The cult black metallers from Do Skonu just revealed a special promo video for their fourth and most promising shamanistic black metal opus, fittingly entitled “Hell.” Set for international release on December 16th, check out the “Hell” teaser below.

Forever Plagued will release this opus on vinyl LP and cassette tape formats. The LP will come on black vinyl limited to 300 copies with 12×12″ insert, and the cassette, limited to 150 copies, will come on red translucent cassette with Side B containing the rare, only alternate mix of the album.

The first track to be revealed from the album is “Black Witching Flame,” which can be heard below, while the full track listing is as follows:

1. Black Witching Flame
2. Wormwood Star
3. To the Night…
4. Great Threshold
5. Lightbringer
6. Death to the World
7. Plague Devouring the Earth

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Un Announces “The Tomb Of All Things” Cassette Release

On November 11th, Tridroid Records will release Un’s “The Tomb of All Things” as a special edition cassette tape. The album was originally released in December 2015 and features a guest appearance from Jon Davis of Conan.

The cassette will be released to coincide with the band’s tour of the American west coast alongside Fister. Pre-order the cassette here and catch the band live:

11/06 Seattle, WA at THE HIGHLINE
11/07 Vancouver, BC at ASTORIA
11/08 Olympia, WA at CRYPTATROPA
11/09 Portland, OR at HIGH WATER MARK
11/10 Sacramento, CA at STARLITE LOUNGE
11/11 Oakland, CA at THE GOLDEN BULL
11/13 Long Beach, CA MIDNITE COMMUNION FEST (early show)
11/13 San Diego, CA with Un at TOWER BAR
11/14 Tempe, AZ at THE ROUGE
11/15 Santa Fe, at TBA

Additional dates (only Un):
11/17 Denver, CO at TBA
11/18 Colorado Springs, CO at THE FLUX CAPACITOR
11/19 TBA

The Tomb of All Things by Un

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Vermin Womb Streaming New Song “Entomb”

Denver, Colorado death grind outfit Vermin Womb (featuring members of Primitive Man and Clinging To The Trees Of A Forest Fire) has posted a first track off debut album “Decline.” Check out “Entomb” below.

Recorded by Dave Otero, the record will be out October 30th on vinyl and CD via Translation Loss (North America) & Throatruiner Records (Europe), with Sentient Ruin & Hibernation handling the cassette edition.

01. Entomb
02. Industrialist
03. Disrepair
04. Present Day
05. Rank & File
06. Pitiless
07. Age Of Neglect
08. Inner World
09. Slave Money
10. Cancer

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Lightsabres Announces “Hibernation” Cassette Release

Hot on the heels of Hevisike releasing a vinyl edition earlier in the year, Lightsabres and Medusa Crush Recordings will be launch a limited cassette version of “Hibernation” this summer.

The album will be made available on high-bias Cobalt tape and limited to 100 copies in three different variants: Golden Dawn version (Ltd. to 15 copies), Iced Lake Blue version (Ltd. to 25 copies), and the Wintergreen (Reg.) version at 60 copies. Pre-orders will be made available soon.

The tape will also contain the bonus track “Setting Sun” and an additional digital download bonus track when purchasing the cassette from the Medusa Crush Recordings store. The first 50 copies sold will also come with a full-color Lightsabres temporary tattoo.

01. Hibernation
02. Endless Summer
03. Cascades Of Blood
04. Whisper To Me Softly
05. Breaking Bones
06. Setting Sun
07. Throw It All Away
08. Satan’s Pilgrim
09. Blue Smoke
10. Possessed
11. Blood On The Snow
12. Walking On Thin Ice

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Twingiant Announces “Devil Down” Cassette Release

Phoenix Arizona’s Twingiant is pleased to announce the band will release a cassette version of new album “Devil Down” via Canada’s Medusa Crush Records.

While the album is still set to be released digitally on December 2nd, 2014, the cassette (and a self-released vinyl edition) will be released on February 7th, 2015. You can hear the first single from “Devil Down,” titled “Daisy Cutter,” in the player below.

Devil Down by TWINGIANT

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