Black Metal Band Canis Morsum, Led By a Pack of Dogs, Key to Elaborate Century Media April Fools Prank

Century Media Records has pulled a doozy of a prank on the metal-loving masses with an actual pack of dogs. Last week they dropped the debut single by Canus Morsum. The internet went nuts about this unknown Black Metal band, save for one thing: they are totally made up band by the label, with three cute dogs as the vocalists. Watch the clip below to see how they did it! Continue reading

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ALBUM REVIEW: Heaven Shall Burn – Of Truth and Sacrifice

It’s been four years since the German Extreme Metal act, Heaven Shall Burn, released their last album. After Wanderer (Century Media Records) came out, these hard-hitting fellas took a very justified break. Now with batteries recharged, they’re back with an adventurous new release. The band gifted us with the double album, Of Truth and Sacrifice (Century Media Records) earlier this month and it’s making quite the impression. Known for their aggressive sound and topical lyrics, this ninth full-length release is taking these extreme characteristics to a new level. The band has been around for nearly twenty-five years and they are still taking their massive sound to some exciting, uncharted territories. Continue reading

Triptykon to Release “Requiem (Live at Roadburn 2019)” ft. The Metropole Orkest

Extreme Metal legends Triptykon will release its highly anticipated release of Requiem (Live at Roadburn 2019) opus on May 15th, 2020 via Prowling Death Records / Century Media Records worldwide. The release will be available for pre-order in various formats starting March 20th, 2020. Requiem (Live at Roadburn 2019) concludes a 30 years-long composing project: The legendary Celtic Frost/Triptykon “Requiem” performed for the first time in its entirety and with full classical orchestration by the Dutch Metropole Orkest at the venerable Roadburn Festival in 2019. Continue reading

Heaven Shall Burn Share New Single and Video for “Eradicate”

Heaven Shall Burn has dropped a new single and video for the track ‘Eradicate’! Coming from their forthcoming new double album Of Truth And Sacrifice drops worldwide on March 20th, 2020. Fro the video the band teamed up with African film producer Isaac Nabwana at Wakaliwood a.k.a. Ramon Film productions, who is known for his unique and ultra-violent movies. Watch it now! Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Body Count – Carnivore

You gotta face the facts, you will never be as cool as Ice-T. Never. He came from the streets of Los Angeles to become an iconic figure of Hip-Hop, movies and television, and Metal music. For some people, it seems like there is no mountain they can’t climb, and Ice is one of those guys. Sure, he could chill and sit back on the Law and Order: SVU Special Victims Unit money, and all those royalties. In actuality, he has been working harder than ever on music the last decade-plus, specifically for his groundbreaking band Body Count. All the evidence you need is on their new album, Carnivore. (Century Media). Continue reading

PODCAST: Episode 74 Jon Schaffer of Demons and Wizards on Their New Album “III”

Ghost  Cult’s Keefy caught up with Jon Schaffer (Iced Earth) to talk all about about his supergroup Demons and Wizards, with his long time friend and collaborator Hansi Kursch (Blind Guardian)! Their new album III releases on February 21st, 2020 via Century Media Records. Jon talked candidly about the project, the genesis of how he and Hansi first joined forces 30 years ago as friends, his process for composing,the differences between this project and their main bands, why time off and family time are so important to him, Jon’s busy plans for 2020, including creating new Iced Earth music, and more.

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Naglfar Resign with Century Media Records, New Album Due Out Soon

Long-running Black Metal legends Naglfar has resigned with Century Media Records and will release their new album Cerecloth via on May 8th. The band recorded and mixed by Naglfar guitarist Marcus Norman at Wolf’s Lair Studio and mastered by Dan Swanö at Unisound, the underlying musical and lyrical themes of Cerecloth were succinctly and confidently described by guitarist Andreas Nilsson as, “the usual death and destruction”. The cover art was created the renowned artist Kristian Wåhlin and layout by Seiya Ogino of Ogino Design. New music is forthcoming and the band has already booked shows and festival dates for 2020, which you can see below. Continue reading