News Posts

Italian blackened death trio Voltumna to release EP ‘For Death Is Fate’ early next year, and unveiled an official video for the first single ‘Black Science’.

Finnish blackened death metal band Saasta released the first song and video ‘Sickness’ from their upcoming EP ‘Black | Death | Doom’, set for release via Inverse Records next month!

Finland’s old school blackened death outfit Malicious set the release date for their EP ‘Merciless Storm’, out in December via Invictus Productions, and unveil a first track with the title track!

Swedish blackened death metallers Svartkonst have released their new album ‘May The Night Fall’ yesterday via Trust No One Recordings and unleashed a new music video for the song ‘Haunt Me’ to celebrate!

UK metal outfit Master’s Call unleashed the first single and video ‘The Serpent’s Rise’, from upcoming debut album ‘A Journey For The Damned’ set for release in November via Fireflash Records!

Swedish blackened death outfit Night Crowned unleashed first single ‘De Namnlösa’ from their just announced upcoming album ‘Tales’, set for release in November via Noble Demon!

syk signed to Season of Mist ahead of the release of their new and fourth album ‘eartHFlesh’! Stay tuned for further updates and first new tracks!

Swedish blackened death metal act Svartkonst unleashed second single ‘Filth Worship’ from upcoming new album ‘May the Night Fall’, set for release in September via Trust No One Recordings!

British blackened death metalforce Master’s Call signed with Fireflash Records joining the already great roster there, to finally release their debut full-length soon!

Blackened melodeat act Begat The Nephilim unleashed a video for the single ‘Ossuary’, a track from their latest release ‘The Grand Procession’, out via Noble Demon Records since 2021, with new music in the works!

Album Reviews

After embedding their sound in the realms of blackened death/doom, U.K.’s quartet Strigoi returns with a short EP “Bathed in A Black Sun”, presenting fans with exclusive and unreleased tracks out via Season of Mist.

Swedish melodic blackened death metal super group Night Crowned offers a compelling mixture of aggression and modern mixture of Nordic melodies on the third album ‘Tales’ out via Noble Demon Records today!

The fourth dreadful opus “Seven Crowns and Seven Seals” from North Rhine-Westphalia blackened death outfit Sulphur Aeon conveys an otherworldly sense of might to the ancient creatures that lurk beneath the seas out now via Ván Records on October 13th.

Hail Cthulhu!!!
Hail Sulphur Aeon!!!!

Anarkhon’s new release “Obiasot Dwybat Ptnotun” is a dark and gripping album that sounds really menacing and maintains plenty of slow brooding moments for the fifty-four minute length. The album comes highly recommended for fans of Lovecraftian style of blackened death metal and was released via Debemur Morti Productions.

‘Anthronomicon’ sees Ulthar moving in its own unique territory offering a complex and intricate work that will please fans of Lovecraftian death metal. The trio has achieved their best level of songwriting without sacrificing the roots of old school death and black metal. Out on February 17 via 20 Buck Spin.

Austria’s blackened death metal act Belphegor conjures us a demonic soundtrack to Walpurgis on its newest album ‘The Devils’ which is the band’s strongest release to date. The eight tracks offer atmospheric and epic qualities without sacrificing any of their trademark blackened aggression. Out on Nuclear Blast.

Desolate Shrine shows a new paradigm in the songwriting that establish a rawer and fierce hellish sound on the fifth opus “Fires Of The Dying World”.

Nocturnal Graves fourth album “An Outlaw’s Stand” is full of raptures and grits where the Aussies deliver the outright rampage of blackened thrash/death metal.

Their fourth album ‘Victory in Blood’ reflects on vicious aggression, though Unanimated has opted for a ferocious sound, there are some elements that don’t really work out that well.

“Rugia” is another welcoming effort from this Polish band that never ceases to impress the old and the new fans.