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"Blasphemer, Heretic, Defiler of the Sacred Ones. Thou art Deprived of Your Limbs. Thy Nose Shall be Split. Thou art Cast Down and Overthrown."-Cast Down The Heretic by Nile

GraveCoven Announce EP Coughing Blood

May 31, 2018

Coughing Blood is to be released June 1, 2018 through Godz Ov War Productions. Check out what they have to say about this release below!

Set for a June 1, 2018 CD release through Godz Ov War Productions, the EP brings four tracks of crushingly heavy, gloomy and depressive blackened death doom metal you can only immerse in and let overwhelm you. A true must for fans of such agonising sounds. Recorded, mixed and mastered by Patrick Hills at Earth Tone Studios in Sacramento, CA, it comes with a logo by the (in)famous lord of the logos, Christophe Szpajdel, with visual artwork by Glitch Witch.

Jyotisavedanga: Thermogravimetry Warp Continuum

May 31, 2018


Keeping war metal the foundation, Jyotisavedanga splice the genes of numerous genres to sew them together to create something that is entirely unsettling, depraved and unique. Jyotisavedanga ignore genre boundaries within their debut full length Thermogravimetry Warp Continuum as they usher forth six tracks of mind warping and ear drum destroying tracks upon you. Jyotisavedanga make their presence very well known throughout this release as each track is a chaotic and forceful sonic endeavor that is life endangering and incredibly explosive. Jyotisavedanga mix their metallic juggernauts with light devouring atmosphere to make their release that much more dangerous and foreboding.

Jyotisavedanga begin their release with Distress Signal_Source Unknown, a static filled distress call that is as eerie and discomforting as you could possibly imagine. Right from the get go this track sets the foreboding and ominous tone that will follow throughout the remainder of the record. Immediately Jyotisavedanga make you feel uncomfortable and unwelcome and right then you know that you are in for something that is sinister. After the distress call you are treated to an all out aural assault by the name of Quantum Integers Systematic Deduc. This track rampages forth from the onset providing you with a grinding madhouse of a track that accosts you on all sides until you are beaten in to a bloody pulp.

The tracks that follow Distress Signal_Source Unknown follow the pattern of Quantum Integers Systematic Deduc as each one presents you with a raw and completely monstrous sound. Each track is unrelenting and dehumanizing as each one stampedes forth with murderous and malevolent intent. Never can you escape the blistering chaos that Jyotisavedanga dishes out as they roll from one track to the next never giving you a moments reprieve. Thermogravimetry Warp Continuum is a blitzkrieg of a record as it lasts for only a half hour, but that half hour can seem like an eternity once you become sucked in to the life consuming vortex that Jyotisavedanga has created.

While each track is a flesh tearing offering, each track is steeped in malevolent and blackened atmosphere as well. The atmosphere that Jyotisavedanga creates is soul stealing and incredibly venomous. It consumes light and submerges you in pure bitter darkness for the entirety of Thermogravimetry Warp Continuum’s run time. On all fronts, Thermogravimetry Warp Continuum is a vicious and monstrous record. Once you press play you become trapped within the ever expanding vortex that these heathens have created. This is an unsettling, harsh, punishing and warped release that you just won’t be able to stop listening to.

The unique blend of numerous genres here works so well. This record is cohesive, well crafted and well  written providing you with one hell of a unique, heavy and incredibly intoxicating listen. This debut for Jyotisavedanga couldn’t have come out any better than it did as this is one excellent record.

Thermogravimetry Warp Continuum will be released June 6, 2018 through Larval Productions.

Check out the track Bilateral Indexing Theory below!

Links To Follow: 

Jyotisavedanga Facebook

Larval Productions Official Site

Larval Productions Bandcamp

Down Among The Dead Men: …And You Will Obey Me

May 29, 2018

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Nothing over the top, no frills, no fluff, just pure straight forward skin blistering death metal is exactly what Down Among The Dead Men offer within their release …And You Will Obey Me. This ten track release is powerful, potent and incredibly deadly. Down Among The Dead Men begin their rampage through rigor mortis bodies immediately as they hit you right in the jaw with their opener Destroy The Infinite. Destroy The Infinite is a neck snapping tune that gets you prepared for the remaining nine tracks as each one is just as savage and flesh ripping.

From the opener onward, Down Among The Dead Men provide you with nine more tracks that are sure contort your spine and bruise your brain. Their onslaught of pure repulsive death does not stop until the final note has rang through. Each track within this barbaric offering is blood letting and bone splintering. Without pause, Down Among The Dead Men rip and tear through track after venomous track gifting you with an incredibly deadly and life threatening listen.

These heathens roll out track after track never really giving you a moments reprieve from the all around aural assault. Through each track you become accosted by rapid fire drumming that is only to be paired with gut ripping riffs as blood drenched vocals spew forth through all of the sonic carnage. …And You Will Obey Me is a monstrous and unrelenting release that shovels nothing but rancid death upon you suffocating you until your final breath.

...And You Will Obey Me is a devastating record as Down Among The Dead Men roll out ten nasty and vicious tracks without so much of a second thought about leaving you alive at the end of it all. With as deadly and vicious as this release is, it is equally entertaining and addictive. This is certainly a release that you can and will listen to over and over again without tiring of it. This is an expertly crafted release from beginning to end as it provides you with non stop death metal mayhem for your complete enjoyment.

…And You Will Obey Me will be released though Transcending Obscurity June 15, 2018.

Links To Follow: 

Down Among The Dead Men Bandcamp

Transcending Obscurity Official Site

Check out the official video for the title track below!


Disowning: Battle of Neverness

May 28, 2018

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With an overall incredibly sinister tone, a lobotomizing approach to death metal and brutal death, Disowning offer up five tracks of gut ripping death within their new release Battle of Neverness. This release comes complete with the title track as well as four other demo tracks from 2015 that aim to mutilate and maim. Disowning doesn’t let you get comfortable before entering Battle of Neverness as they immediately set in with the rampaging and gutting title track. Right from the onset Disowning lets their presence be known as they stampede through your speakers with mutilating and murderous intent.

Each track on this release is a deadly and vicious offering that aims to let your blood before you really can sink your teeth in to this release. Five of the five tracks here are unrelenting offerings that suffocate you under their sheer desire to pick you apart limb from limb. Never do any of these tracks let up on their assault as they storm forth without so much of a thought about your life. One deadly and diseased track rolls right in to the next providing you with a chaotic and bloodied listen. As soon as you press play your death is imminent as you cannot escape the bludgeoning that Disowning dishes out.

With machine gun fire drumming paired with vein bursting riffs and bone rattling bass lines, Disowning offer you something that is monstrous and blood curdling. Each track is just as deadly as the last as they never give you the time to take a breath as they submerge you under copious amounts of viscera and stagnant blood. This is straight forward blood letting death metal. There are no frills here and certainly no fluff as Disowning dish out onslaught after onslaught of treacherous death metal.

Battle of Neverness is a potent and powerful release that immediately makes its intentions known. This is death metal done to a tee. Each track is executed and performed to blood letting excellence providing you with a deadly and highly entertaining listen.

Links To Follow:

Disowning Facebook

Xenokorp Records Facebook


Gaerea: Unsettling Whispers

May 27, 2018

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Straying from the typical black metal path, Gaerea blaze a path of destruction all their own. Incorporating elements from other genres in to their black metal foundation, Gaerea creates a unique, devilish and deadly sound that is not to be forgotten or looked over. This seven track release immediately puts a spell over you captivating and enchanting you until the final ritualistic note has been played. Unsettling Whispers certainly is unsettling and foreboding, but all at the same time you can’t stray from your speakers as Gaerea capture your attention never to let it go. This is an addictive release, one that you will keep coming back to for more and more blackened malevolence until you have had your fill.

Each track within Unsettling Whispers is an overpowering and relentless offering that pushes you in to the darkness in which light has been sealed. Gaerea usher forth unsettling track after unsettling track making your hair stand on end all while making your soul wither within the never ending treacherous darkness. From the very beginning Gaerea make their blasphemous intentions known as they summon forth track after track of soul devouring darkness that you just cannot escape from. As potent and powerful as these tracks are you can’t bring yourself to escape a listen as Gaerea captivate and enchant through and through their wicked release.

Unsettling Whispers is an immersive experience as it grabs a hold of you right from the very beginning never to let you out of its cold clawed grasp. Gaerea has created something here that ultimately worms its way in to your brain only to manifest itself there for some time to come. This release is highly addictive and potent making it out to be a deadly yet incredibly compelling listen. Unsettling Whispers shrouds you in venomous darkness for some time to come as it unleashes track after track of hell fire steeped madness to bring you an ever darkening, blasphemous yet completely riveting listen.

Not enough can be said about Unsettling Whispers as it is a completely well rounded and well executed record. Gaerea truly blaze a path all their own with this offering as they provide you with seven unique tracks that you will have a hard time shaking. This record is undeniably great as it is mesmerizing in its own twisted way, addicting, steeped in malevolent darkness and ultimately as heavy as it can get. You cannot get much better than this and the force of Gaerea is truly on full display all throughout Unsettling Whispers.

This perhaps will be one of the best black metal releases this year and we are not even half way through 2018. Unsettling Whispers is something to be reckoned with as it is a true blackened force. This is not a record to pass up on.

Unsettling Whispers will be released June 22, 2018 through Transcending Obscurity.

Links To Follow: 

Gaerea Bandcamp

Transcending Obscurity Official Site

Check out the official videos for Catharsis and Whispers from the upcoming record below!


Chanid: Lucifer

May 24, 2018

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With a raw, punishing and ever soul crushing sound, Chanid deliver eight blasphemous tracks within their new offering appropriately titled Lucifer. With their sound firmly rooted in the nineties, Chanid provide you with a classic occult black metal sound that is visceral, punishing and ever soul destroying. Chanid drags you down through the bowels of hell with each passing track, finally submerging you in a boundless darkness from which you cannot see light. Chanid begins Lucifer with an ominous intro titled Introit Lucifer which begins to steep your soul in blistering hell fire before it bleeds in to the next ever blood blackening track Evocation of Lucifer.

Evocation of Lucifer is a blistering and blood boiling track that shreds and rips from the onset snapping your head back. This barbaric and blood letting offering sets you up for what is left to come for the remaining seven tracks and that is exactly more hellish neck twisting tracks. From Evocation of Lucifer onward, Chanid stampedes forth with even more hell fire as they roll out track after blasphemous track of nothing but savage and unrelenting black metal for your torture. As punishing and relentless as Chanid is throughout this release, they do slow down their tempo from time to time to let their venomous atmosphere leak through and shroud you in death.

Through and through, Lucifer is straight forward black metal. There isn’t anything here to stifle or change that black metal sound. Each track following the intro are ferocious and relentless blackened offerings that never let their blade up from your throat for a second. Chanid suffocate you with their assault as they roll out track after track of pure light stealing black metal. There isn’t a track within this release that is lacking in any way as each one is executed and performed well and coupling that with a bleeding raw production you have a well rounded and very solid effort.

Lucifer is a very solid record as it dishes out eight very well done tracks. If you are a black metal fan you cannot go wrong here with this release as Chanid ushers forth eight very intense, blood letting and heavy tracks that are sure to please your gnarled and scarred ears.


ISA: Chimera

May 23, 2018


Psychedelic, technical, riddled with death and dream like soundscapes as well as a smattering of haunting atmospheres for good measure ISA takes you on a complete journey. Chimera is the name of the record and it holds eleven hallucinatory tracks that steal your mind away and have it wander through continuous, vibrant and vast soundscapes all throughout. This release plays as one long track broken up in to parts and the way in which ISA has woven each of the parts together to create a cohesive sound is great. Your dream like trance is never broken while listening through Chimera as each track bleeds in to the next continuing your venture through soundscape after soundscape.

Chimera is unique, dynamic and fresh. This isn’t straight forward death metal by any means as ISA incorporates many sounds and elements in to their sound to create something wholly unique. While there are many elements at play throughout this release, nothing becomes dizzying or lost in the fray. Everything here works in harmony to create a mind bending and hallucinatory sound that keeps you enchanted. ISA changes ever so effortlessly from dark, grim death riddled passages to near serene dream like passages that take your mind further and further away from you. One moment you can be subject to harsh blast beats and manic screams and the next you are treated to a calming atmospheric acoustic sound. Never does ISA lurch from one to the next and back again as they keep everything fluid and cohesive.

The overall sound that ISA gives off is mesmerizing to say the least. Chimera certainly is a record that you can get lost within for some time. This offering has a great ability to steal you away from the world for its run time and let you bask in all of its technical, progressive and atmospheric glory. It is easy to sit and listen to this record over and over again and it is an easy record to want to sit and listen to. None of the eleven songs over stay their welcome as they fade out in to obscurity before the next track fades in to existence and your dream continues on.

Chimera is a well rounded release, one with great musicianship, great atmospheric qualities, interesting progressive tendencies and much more. Chimera engages you right from the get go never to let your mind out of its atmospheric clutches until the very end. This is a fluid, cohesive, well rounded, heavy, atmospheric and down right great release all around. Chimera is a mind contorting effort that sticks with you once you are done listening only for you to come back to experience it again and again.

Links To Follow:

ISA Bandcamp

TRUCHŁO STRZYGI To Release Debut Full Length Pora Umierać Through Godz Ov War

May 23, 2018

Check out what Godz Ov War has to say about this release below!

Godz Ov War Productions is proud to present Pora Umierać – a debut full-length album from the Poland’s old school black’n’heavy metallers TRUCHŁO STRZYGI.

The commando, comprising still pretty young yet experienced musicians, have delivered 40 plus minutes of uncompromising and relentless, aggressive yet pretty melodic (the good way) black heavy metal with a punky vibe, drawing on the masterpieces of the old gods!

Eight tracks recorded at Bestial Sound Studio and Na Batorego, in collaboration with Golgotha Studio, mixed by Tomasz W. and P., and mastered by Tomasz W., will be released on CD pn June 1, 2018. Artworks by Julia Yousif.”

To pre-order:

Godz Ov War Official Site

Godz Ov War Bandcamp

Lykhaeon To Release EP Ominous Eradication of Anguished Souls Through Godz Ov War Productions

May 23, 2018

Check out what Godz Ov War has to say about this release below!

“Chthonic sounds of torment from below are about to devastate your senses again as LYKHAEON, the three-piece black metal act from Switzerland, are about to have their EP titled Ominous Eradication of Anguished Souls released on June 1, 2018 through Godz Ov War Productions.

This time, LYKHAEON, a band affiliated with the Helvetic Underground Committee, have recorded only two tracks, but nearly half an hour of murky and ghastly, cavernous and crushing black metal, all wrapped up in excellent cover art by S.”

To pre-order:

Godz ov War Official Site

Godz Ov War Bandcamp

Valyria: Into The Dying of Time

May 17, 2018

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In wonderful harmony, death metal and power metal meet to create an atmospheric, magical, wondrous and yet face peeling and flesh picking sound that isn’t to be forgotten. Through the seven tracks that are harbored within Into The Dying of Time, Valyria create wondrous atmospheres and soundscapes all while shredding your skin to bone. Power metal and death metal would seem as though it would create a chaotic mix of metal that doesn’t sound like one genre or the other. However, what Valyria does here so well is combine both genres and incorporate elements from both so well and so seamlessly that you are presented with a great, varied and all around cohesive sound.

The sounds that emit from your speakers are grand and epic to say the least. Valyria provide you with powerful track after powerful track that captivates your mind and lets it roam through the vast soundscapes that Valyria create. Neither death metal nor power metal take away from one another as they work in wondrous harmony to present you with something that is unique, fresh and ultimately incredibly memorable. From the drop of the first note you very quickly realize that you are in for something special here with Into The Dying of Time.

This release is gripping and incredibly engaging as it grabs your attention immediately never to let it go. Into the Dying of Time is a release that you will find yourself coming back to again and again to get your fill. Every track here is tightly knit, well constructed and riddled with enough atmosphere to get you lost among it all. Each track is highly entertaining and intoxicating and before you know it you are under the spell of Valyria belting the lyrics out right along with the vocalist.

Never do you get the same sound out of these guys as they are constantly shifting and changing their sound. From minute to minute you don’t fully know whether you will be hit with barbaric death metal onslaughts or whether you will be swept away to a far off land with the stylings and atmospheric tendencies of power metal. The combination of the two genres here is wonderful as they work in cohesion to present you with a well rounded, incredibly atmospheric and heavy sound that you aren’t soon to forget.

Whether you are a fan of power metal or death metal, there is something here for you, and if you are a fan of both then this release is a must. Into The Dying of Time is an excellent offering as it combines two great genres to create an overall fresh and unique sound. This isn’t a release to be passed up. Well done Valyria, you majestic bastards.

Into The Dying of Time will be released tomorrow May 18, 2018!

Check out two great tracks titled Steel Inquisition and The Crossing below!

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