New EP “Victory Is Mine” To Be Released By Lucifer’s Hammer

Shadow Kingdom Records is proud to present Lucifer’s Hammer’s brand new EP “Victory is Mine” on December 15th.

Aptly titled, “Victory is Mine” follows soon after the widespread critical acclaim afforded last year’s “Beyond the Omens” debut full-length, further proving that this Chilean heavy metal force simply cannot be stopped! But here, on “Victory is Mine,” Lucifer’s Hammer shows more sides to the enviable arsenal and go down a darker path.

Where “Beyond the Omens” burst forth with a brightness that could’ve come from radio metal circa 1984, “Victory is Mine” explodes with an immediacy that’s moodier and more epic. Still well within the realm of classic, post-NWoBHM heavy metal, here Lucifer’s Hammer delivers four winding epics that alternately pulse with steely passion and drift like lingering fog.

The track listing is:

1. The Valley of the Shadow of Death
2. Thousand Nights (O.O.T.S.)
3. Warriors of the Storm
4. The Destroyer

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Hells Headbangers Releases Free Digital Compilation

Hells Headbangers is presenting a new label compilation, which can be heard below and is available at Bandcamp here.

Available now digitally, the compilation will be a free CD handout for orders through the Hells Headbangers webstore and at the label’s Maryland Death Fest merch table. A double-LP vinyl pressing is forthcoming during the summer.

Featuring brand-new/upcoming songs from Midnight, Children of Technology, Gouge, Barbatos, Nunslaughter, Cemetery Lust, and Sacrocurse among others, the compilation is the label’s seventh to date. Its cover art, hand-drawn by Antichrist Kramer (Inquisition, Vasaeleth, et al), is an homage to Black Sabbath’s “Sabbath Bloody Sabbath,” but the entire layout as a whole incorporates minor aesthetic elements from the first six Black Sabbath albums.

*FREE* Compilation Vol. 7 by HELLS HEADBANGERS

The track listing is as follows:

1. EVILNIGHT – Evil Knight
3. FORCE OF DARKNESS – Babylon Prison
4. NOCTURNAL GRAVES – Ascension Through Lucifers Might
5. ZEMIAL – Under Scythian Command
6. HIGH SPIRITS – One Thousand Nights
7. MIDNIGHT – The Final Rape of Night
8. BARBATOS – Goodbye High School Girls
9. SHITFUCKER – Sex Dungeon
10. WITCH CROSS – Rocking the Night Away
11. NUNSLAUGHTER – Emperor In Hell
12. NUNSLAUGHTER – Doomtown
13. NEKROFILTH – Junkie Cunt
14. GOUGE – Devil’s Debt
15. INQUISITION – Embraced by the Unholy Powers of Death and Destruction
16. SACROCURSE – Sepulchral Desolation
17. CENTURIAN – Blood For Satan
18. CEMETERY LUST – Mass Grave Orgy
19. FRONT BEAST – Demon Ways of Sorcery
20. TIGER JUNKIES – Sex Sex Sex
21. OCTOBER 31 – The Warlock

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High Spirits Streaming New Song “Reminding You Of Me”

Chicago outfit High Spirits today premieres the new track “Reminding You of Me” through the Onion AV Club. Give it a listen below.

The track hails from High Spirits’ second album, “You Are Here,” set for North American release on May 13th via Hells Headbangers on both CD and LP formats. The track listing is as follows:

1. When the Lights Go Down (streaming here)
2. I Need Your Love
3. One Thousand Nights
4. Reminding You of Me
5. The Last Night
6. Can You Hear Me
7. Gone to Pieces
8. I Will Run
9. High Spirits

You can also see High Spirits live on these dates:

Apr 21 – Providence, RI @ Dusk
Apr 22 – Brooklyn, NY @ Saint Vitus
Apr 23 – Philadelphia, PA @ Millcreek Tavern
Apr 24 – Raleigh, NC @ TBA
Apr 25 – Richmond, VA @ Gallery 5
Apr 26 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Howlers

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Wind Rose Posts Trailer For Debut Release "Shadows Over Lothadruin"

Italian progressive metal band Wind Rose posted a trailer for the band’s debut release “Shadows Over Lothadruin.” The album is scheduled for release on August 28, 2012 through Bakerteam Records/Scarlet Records. The album was produced by Cristiano Bertocchi (Labyrinth, Vision Divine) and mastered by Goran Finnberg (Opeth, Dark Tranquillity).

The track listing for “Shadows Over Lothadruin” is as follows:

1. Prelude
2. Endless Prophecy
3. The Tournament
4. Siderion
5. The Grand March
6. Son of a Thousand Nights
7. The Fourth Vanguard
8. Dark Horizon
9. Majesty
10. The Havoc
11. Oath to Betray
12. Led by Light
13. Sacred Fount
14. Moontear Sanctuary
15. Vererath
16. Close to the End

Check out the trailer here:

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