No better way than to start the year than with some new Death Metal is what I say. I’ve quit coffee and don’t touch Red Bull, so I need something to kick start the day. It’s a particularly cold winter here in New England and every time I check Twitter there is a freshly developed shitshow going on so the more extreme music the merrier. Long story short, thank you Frozen Soul for kicking in the 2021 door with Crypt of Ice (Century Media).
Check out all of today’s new releases in the music world!
Maryland Deathfest held their annual festival in the venerable city of Baltimore a few weeks back. The four-day is one of the best-run independent underground metal festivals in the world. As usual Ghost Cult was on hand for the festivities, with Hillarie Jason bringing you her spectacular eye on bands through photos. Continue reading
On the heels of dropping brand new music with two sick new songs, Nails has booked a US tour sure to crush. Supporting them on the bill will be the mostly death metal Misery Index, Devourment and Outer Heaven. Tickets are on sale now at the link below. Most of these venues are small and will sell out. Continue reading
Maryland Deathfest has announced their daily lineups for the 2019 festival. Last week they made their “round two” announcement, but “a handful of bands will be announced this week to wrap up the billing”. All ticket options are now on sale at the link below. Continue reading
Maryland Deathfest has added a plethora of new bands to the 2019 festival. Borknagar, Unleashed, and Benediction will all play Exclusive USA shows at the fest and joining them are Voivod, Anaal Nathrakh, Churchburn, Revenge, Primitive Man, Spectral Voice, Neckbeard Deathcamp and many more. Usually, round two is the “final announcement for MDF, but “a handful of bands will be announced next week to wrap up the billing”. All ticket options are now on sale at the link below. Continue reading
In what is shaping up to be a banger of a festival, Maryland Deathfest 2019 has added their second wave of bands, Among the chosen are Cryptic Slaughter, Messiah, Naglfar, Malignancy, Devourment, Disharmonic Orchestra, Rippikoulu, Drogheda, Sorrower and many more listed below. Maryland Deathfest XVII is set to take place at Rams Head Live and Baltimore Soundstage on May 23-26, 2019. Early bird tickets on sale now at the link below. Continue reading
Continuing a string of headline appearances at European metal festivals, Emperor will headline Netherlands Deathfest 2018. Nine other bands have also been added with more bands and details to follow.Continue reading
Having just completed its latest edition three weeks ago, Netherlands Deathfest 2018 has announced its first wave of bands! Carcass is the first named headliner along with Angel Witch, 1349, Sadistic Intent, Skinless, Broken Hope, Devourment, Rotten Sound and more! Details below: Continue reading
Texas thrashers Warbeast have a string of upcoming live dates. The band have updated their lineup with second guitarist Drew Shoup and bassist Lyric Ferchaud (stepson of vocalist Bruce Corbitt) joining the current lineup of Corbitt, guitarist Scott Shelby and drummer Joey Gonzalez.
May 22: The Rail Club (Ft. Worth Metal Fest)- Ft. Worth, TX (w/ Eyehategod, Goatwhore)
Jun 05: Hangar 21 – Shreveport, LA
Jun 12: Gas Monkey Bar & Grill – Dallas, TX
Jun 26: Dirty Dog Bar – Austin, TX
Aug 01: Three Links (One Fest 2015) – Dallas, TX (w/ Mobile Deathcamp, Devourment)
Aug 15: The Conservatory – Oklahoma City, OK
Sep 11: Full Terror Assault Open Air Fest – Cave-In-Rock, IL (w/ Fear Factory, Terrorizer, Eyehategod, M.O.D.)