Vastum to release new studio album “Orificial Purge” on October 25th 2019

After four years of near silence, Oakland death metal outfit Vastum returns with “Orificial Purge”, the anxiously awaited follow-up to their acclaimed “Hole Below”. 

Vastum’s fourth album, “Orificial Purge” is confirmed for release via their longtime allies at 20 Buck Spin on October 25th, 2019. The album’s artwork, track listing, and advance single, “Reveries in Autophagia”, are now available for public consumption.

Halshug to release new studio album “Drøm” on July 19th 2019

Halshug, the Copenhagen-based trio, release a third studio album titled “Drøm” (“Dream”) on July 19th, 2019, through Southern Lord on LP and DL formats.

On “Drøm” the band expand their sound from the dirgy d-beat of their earlier albums “Sort sind” (2016) and “Blodets bånd” (2015), and explore the dynamics of longer songs, more audible lyrics, and altered tempos, which result in different shades of industrial, dark-wave, and post-punk.

Cripple Bastards to release new studio album “La Fine Cresce Da Dentro” on November 9th 2018

Italian grindcore legends Cripple Bastards celebrate thirty years of misanthropic extremity with their seventh full-length album, “La Fine Cresce Da Dentro” (meaning “The End is Growing From Within”).
Recorded at the legendary Fredman Studios in Gothenburg, Sweden with producer Fredrik Nordström (At The Gates, Dark Tranquility), “La Fine Cresce Da Dentro” delivers eighteen tracks of inconceivable speed and brutality surpassing even their previous work.

Over three decades in, the Cripple Bastards outfit shows no signs of slowing down and continues to destroy unsuspecting eardrums with hate-filled, grind punk chaos!

Brainoil to release new studio album “Singularity to Extinction” on October 19th 2018

Long-running Oakland sludge practitioners Brainoil - featuring within its ranks current and past members of Deathgrave, Laudanum, Graves At Sea, Stormcrow, Grimple, and Watch Them Die among others - will unleash their “Singularity to Extinction” full-length this October via Tankcrimes.

Sect announces November 2018 European co-headlining Tour with Gust

American/Canadian vegan straightedge outfit Sect - its members also hailing form the likes of Cursed, Left For Dead, Catharsis, Undying, Earth Crisis, The Path Of Resistance, Day Of Suffering, Racetraitor, and more - continues to support their second LP, “No Cure for Death”, announcing a fall European Tour.
Sect will play a one-off show in New York City on September 22nd, joining Pig Destroyer, Despise You, and Full Of Hell.

Sect then makes their return to Europe in November on a co-headlining tour with Southern Lord labelmates Gust. The trek begins in London on November 4th with shows in Belgium, Germany, Czech Republic to follow through November 11th, ending in Hamburg.

Necrot announces Fall 2018 first ever European Tour

Bay Area death cult Necrot will kick off their first ever European tour this fall.

Set to commence September 8th at Kill-Town Death Feast, the trek will rumble the stages of nearly three-dozen cities upon its conclusion October 14th.

See all confirmed dates below.
European Tour Dates 2018:
9/08/2018 Kill Town Death Fest - Copenhagen, DK
9/09/2018 Hafenklang - Hamburg, DE
9/10/2018 Plaque - Leipzig, DE
9/11/2018 Durer Kert - Budapest, HU
9/12/2018 T Klub - Roznov, CZ
9/13/2018 TBA - Kassel, DE
9/14/2018 Urban Spree - Berlin, DE
9/15/2018 Bloodshed Fest - Eindhoven, NL

Full Of Hell announce August 2018 European Tour Dates

Extreme metal quartet Full Of Hell announce Summer European tour dates surrounding Brutal Assault 2018.

The tour begins August 3rd at Rockstadt Extreme Fest in Romania and ends August 25th at Temple of Boom in Leeds, UK.

A full list of confirmed tour dates is available below.

European & UK Tour Dates 2018:
Aug 03 Rasnov, RO Rockstadt Extreme Fest
Aug 04 Plougonvelin, FR Visions Le Festival
Aug 05 Blieskastel, DE P Werk (w/ Integrity)
Aug 06 Zurich, CH Werk21 (w/ Integrity)
Aug 07 Wiesbaden, DE Schlachthof
Aug 08 Cottbus, DE Zum Faulen August
Aug 09 Poznan, PL Pod Minoga
Aug 10 Sinzendorf, DE Void Fest

Orphanage Named Earth to release debut album “Re-evolve” on April 20th 2018

Polish Post Metal / Sludgers Orphanage Named Earth reveal cover artwork and track listing of their anticipated debut album “Re-evolve”.

“Re-evolve” is a story of a romantic thinking about the world of peace, respect for human and animal life and earth liberation, meeting the brutality of metal, crust d-beat and harsh but atmospheric guitars.

Lyrically, the band touches important sociological issues evolving around one main topic: human greed and selfishness, as according to the band, human thinking needs to re-evolve unless we want to live in the world of wars and exploitation.