Arkona (Poland) Posts New Song “Ziemia”

The cult Polish black metal group Arkona (not to be confused with the Russian folk metal band) today releases a gloomy video for “Ziemia,” taken off the band’s sixth album, “Lunaris.” Debemur Morti Productions comments:

“This sinister new track ‘Ziemia’ clearly reflects the singular know-how of this legendary band in the delicate art of creating this authentic, thrilling and… so cold black metal.”

“Lunaris” was recorded at both Church Of Chaos Studio and Metal Sound Studio and mixed & mastered at Left Hand Sounds. The album’s track listing is as follows:

1. Droga do ocalenia
2. Ziemia
3. Smierc i odrodzenie
4. Nie dla mnie litosc
5. Lsnienie
6. Lunaris

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Sliptrick Records Inks Deal With Ascent, New Album Details Revealed

Russian death metal act Ascent signed on with Sliptrick Records. The band’s debut album “Don’t Stop When You Walk Through Hell” is expected to drop on June 30th.

The album is said to have a “fresh death metal sound with a hint of classic death, a must for young metalheads and old headbangers alike.”

The track list for the album is:

1. Lucifer
2. Chaos Bless
3. Dead Silence
4. Matter
5. False Gestures
6. The Punisher
7. Useless

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Burial Vault Posts “LCD (Liquid Crystal Demntia)” Video

On the album “Unity In Pluralism,” Burial Vault expanded the traditional melodic death metal sound with some new nuances.

In celebration of the band’s 10th anniversary, Burial Vault demonstrates this sound with new video “LCD (Liquid Crystal Dementia),” created in collaboration with Joerg Harms (Black Vision Films).

The clip, available below, shows what happens when you give up discrete thinking and let the “screens” take over. The full “Unity In Pluralism” track listing is as follows:

01. Adopted Creed
02. Metamorphosis
03. Tempestas
04. LCD (Liquid Crystal Dementia)
05. Hypocritical Lullaby
06. Ambush
07. Hostility In Disguise
08. The Desired Destination (Seeking For I)
09. Return To Point Zero
10. Bokanovsky’s Process
11. Sanctimonious

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Anfinnsaas Posts New Song “Sla°tt Fra Røstad”

Anfinnsaas is a duo that was formed by Knut Finsaas and Geir Anfinn Halland Johansen in 2013, in the middle of Norway. Today the band drops new track “Sla°tt Fra Røstad,” which can be heard below, and will appear on a self-titled album due out September 18, 2015.

Taking main inspiration from traditional Nordic tunes, Anfinnsaas wanted to have a fresh and new sound that differs from the metal sound of today. The album’s track listing is:

1. Svensk Revelje
2. Anfinnsaas
3. Ha°landsdal
4. Sla°tt Fra Røstad
5. Elve
6. Spissrot

If you missed it, be sure to also check out the band’s recent entry in our Pit Stories column about a pregnant mosher at a Mayhem show.

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Mausoleum Gate Posts “Lost Beyond The Sun”

“Lost Beyond the Sun” from Mausoleum Gate’s upcoming self-titled debut is now streaming exclusively at Bravewords.com. Cruz Del Sur Music will release the album on October 7th in North America. Stream “Lost Beyond the Sun” here.

Inspired by the late 70s/early 80s metal sound, these Finnish lads have been invited next April to play at the German Keep It True 2015 edition of the festival.

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AT THE GATES to begin recording new album ‘At War With Reality’

The pioneers of the “Gothenburg style” melodic death metal sound, AT THE GATES, are about to begin the recording sessions for their much anticipated comeback studio album. Featuring the classic line-up of their latest masterpiece, Slaughter Of The Soul (1995), the band has just wrapped up pre-production work for their new material and is ready […]

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Classic Heavy Metal Band MINDCAGE Releases New Single and Lyric Video for ‘The One Constant’

Michael Wagener- Mixed Special Edition of Dystopian Concept Album “Our Own Devices” Hitting Digital Stores this Summer via AetherWax  Fans of Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, Rush and Queensryche – Take Note! Groundbreaking heavy metal band MINDCAGE puts a fresh, conceptual spin on an internationally-embraced classic heavy metal sound, originally established by artists like Judas Priest and Iron Maiden. Not unlike the […]

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AT THE GATES launches new video of pre-production for upcoming album, ‘At War With Reality’

Ever since the pioneers of the “Gothenburg style” melodic death metal sound, AT THE GATES, have announced a comeback studio album with the classic line-up of their latest masterpiece, Slaughter Of The Soul (1995), the anticipation within the scene has been immense. AT THE GATES is now in full pre-production mode and expects to be […]

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War Messiah Streaming Track From New EP “Graveyard Feeding”

War Messiah has released a self-titled track online for streaming, which can be heard below. The track comes by way of the “Graveyard Feeding” EP recorded at Metal Sound Studio & Monroe Sound Studio. The track listing is as follows:

1. Kill Your Priest
2. War Messiah
3. Suicide
4. Graveyard Feeding

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War Messiah Streaming Track From New EP “Graveyard Feeding”

War Messiah has released a self-titled track online for streaming, which can be heard below. The track comes by way of the “Graveyard Feeding” EP recorded at Metal Sound Studio & Monroe Sound Studio. The track listing is as follows:

1. Kill Your Priest
2. War Messiah
3. Suicide
4. Graveyard Feeding

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