NEWS: MERCYFUL FATE – ‘The Beginning’, ‘Return Of The Vampire’ Re-Issues Pre-Orders Now Available

On June 19th, Mercyful Fate will release CD and LP versions of the classic albums The Beginning and Return of the Vampire via Metal Blade Records. The vinyl editions feature spined sleeves with an insert and download card; the CDs contain a mini-LP CD-insert with a small fold-out poster. King Diamond comments, "These are not remasters. These are the albums as they were … Continue reading NEWS: MERCYFUL FATE – ‘The Beginning’, ‘Return Of The Vampire’ Re-Issues Pre-Orders Now Available

NEWS: MERCYFUL FATE – ‘Don’t Break the Oath’, ‘Melissa’, ‘Mercyful Fate’ Re-Issues Now Available via Metal Blade Records

On June 5th, Mercyful Fate will release CD and LP versions of the classic albums Don't Break the Oath, Melissa, and Mercyful Fate via Metal Blade Records. The vinyl editions feature spined sleeves with an insert and download card; the CDs contain a mini-LP CD-insert with a small fold-out poster. King Diamond comments, "These are not remasters. These are the albums as they … Continue reading NEWS: MERCYFUL FATE – ‘Don’t Break the Oath’, ‘Melissa’, ‘Mercyful Fate’ Re-Issues Now Available via Metal Blade Records

NEWS: ENSIFERUM – Reveals Details For New Album, ‘Thalassic’

Ensiferum are a true powerhouse when it comes to folk-inspired melodic death metal, something they hammer home more resolutely than ever with eighth full-length Thalassic. The title translating from ancient Greek as "of or relating to seas", it's a suitably huge and wide-ranging collection that incorporates orchestrations and traditional folk instrumentation alongside the roaring guitars, bass, and … Continue reading NEWS: ENSIFERUM – Reveals Details For New Album, ‘Thalassic’

NEWS: ARMORED SAINT – Releases ‘Isolation (Live From Isolation)’ Video And Digital Single

Armored Saint has released a new video for their digital single "Isolation (Live from Isolation)" - a live re-recording of the classic track, "Isolation", which appeared on 1987's Raising Fear. This new version was recorded and filmed in April 2020 while all of the band members were quarantined at their homes in Los Angeles, CA. Bassist Joey … Continue reading NEWS: ARMORED SAINT – Releases ‘Isolation (Live From Isolation)’ Video And Digital Single

NEWS: THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER – Enters Worldwide Charts for New Album, ‘Verminous’

The Black Dahlia Murder recently released their new album, Verminous, via Metal Blade Records; for their efforts, the band has now entered the worldwide charts! See below for all positions:USA:#1 Current Hard Music Albums #1 Internet Albums#2 Current Rock Albums#4 Top Current Albums #4 Billboard Top Albums #4 LP Vinyl Albums  #5 Top Albums w/TEA  #5 Digital Albums #99 Billboard Top 200 Germany#7 Top … Continue reading NEWS: THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER – Enters Worldwide Charts for New Album, ‘Verminous’

ALBUM REVIEW: The Black Dahlia Murder – Verminous

Some bands will just always kind of exist in your sphere of experience, MOTORHEAD, SLIPKNOT, IRON MAIDEN, CANNIBAL CORPSE. Even if you never really give them a listen, you’ll doubtlessly be aware of them if you’ve even a passing interest in the heavier side of music. For me, for far too long THE BLACK DAHLIA … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: The Black Dahlia Murder – Verminous

NEWS: IGORRR – Launches video for ‘Downgrade Desert’

Last week (March 27th), Igorrr released their new full-length, Spirituality And Distortion, via Metal Blade Records. For a preview of the record, a video for the album track, "Downgrade Desert" (produced by Fabian Lüscher & Dynamic Frame GmbH), can be viewed below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YCqG9B8j-cI&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR3v2zCXZDdo0IUpE06rIrr-o1E9MII8-VNnNz-Qk09Gb1HHEKdgpkXRnH4 Find IGORRR on Facebook.

NEWS: CATTLE DECAPITATION – Launches Video for ‘Bring Back The Plague’

Photo Credit: Alex Solca   After releasing their latest record, Death Atlas, last year to critical acclaim, Cattle Decapitation are now launching a video for one of the album tracks, "Bring Back The Plague". Watch the clip below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXGSLKWeVwE Find CATTLE DECAPITATION on Facebook.

NEWS: KING DIAMOND – ‘AbigaiI’, ‘Fatal Portrait’ CD & LP re-issues now available via Metal Blade Records

On April 24th, King Diamond will release CD and LP versions of the classic albums Abigail and Fatal Portrait via Metal Blade Records. The vinyl editions feature spined sleeves with an insert and download card; the CDs contain a mini-LP CD-insert with a small fold-out poster.King Diamond adds "These are not remasters. These are the albums as they were originally done in the … Continue reading NEWS: KING DIAMOND – ‘AbigaiI’, ‘Fatal Portrait’ CD & LP re-issues now available via Metal Blade Records

NEWS: CULT OF LILITH – Signs Worldwide Deal with Metal Blade Records

Metal Blade Records is proud to welcome Iceland's Cult of Lilith to its worldwide roster! Formed in 2015, Cult of Lilith draws inspiration from multiple genres and time periods of music: metal (and all of its sub-genres), jazz, blues, flamenco, avant-garde, baroque and classical music. Uncompromising, raw and brutal, with hauntingly beautiful melodies, Cult of Lilith is truly unique and diverse, but … Continue reading NEWS: CULT OF LILITH – Signs Worldwide Deal with Metal Blade Records