Standing at a crossroads of light and dark, Chrch create epic songs of great depth, layering intricate melodies, thunderous rhythms, gargantuan riffs, and a powerful, supernatural vocal presence. There is no image or gimmick to uphold, only the humble glorification of their fundamental musical elements. Chrch perform with a striking purity and honesty, their long-form songs build and deconstruct as … (read on)
BARREN EARTH - Further Down (Album Track)is forst extract taken from the album “A Complex Of Cages”, out March on 30th, 2018 YouTube (read on)
“Zov iz Magle” single contains two new exclusive compositions both recorded during the sessions for “Pra Sila - Vukov Totem” an upcoming concept album dedicated to the Wolf as a mythological being. The title track “'Zov iz Magle” (engl. A Call from the Mist) is directly taken from the new material while the stylistically different “Sa Dna”, was specially recorded … (read on)
Lithuanian band ERDVE (space), formed in 2016, plays sludgy black metal with a certain aesthetic towards unique heavy sound, experimenting with Hardcore and Black Metal without following any of the existing rules of both genres. ,,Vaitojimas'' is band's first album, it reflects such concepts as domestic violence, disgusting behaviour, crimes against humanity, perversion and extremism. Strongly recommended. YouTube Releases February … (read on)
“Luminary” is the first track on TesseracT's next album. Sonder adds significant firepower to the band's arsenal, blending the harsh abrasiveness of One (2011) and progressive ethereal elements of Altered State (2013) with the accessibility of Polaris (2015). Sonder is streamlined, honest and direct with all the trademark TesseracT dreamy atmospherics and bending grooves. Vocalist Daniel Tompkins describes Luminary as … (read on)
Invictus Productions sets February 16th, 2018 as the international release date for Spite's highly anticipated debut album, Antimoshiach. In the tenth year of Satan's millennium, the temple of Spite began its erection. Three warnings from the depths have since been issued: a demonstration of the rites of desecration, an exhibition of countless blasphemy, and a declaration of the binding of … (read on)
Dark Buddha Rising is the second band confirmed for the ninth edition of Dark Bombastic Evening. The event will take place again in Alba Iulia between 15 and 18 august 2018. First confirmed name is Mork, a black metal band from Norway which released an appreciated full-length last year. Dark Buddha Rising adopts a psychedelic form of music, accompanied with … (read on)
Forgotten Tomb caught my attention with their latest album “We Owe You Noting” since the very first track. This much-anticipated full-length is a rather sophisticated form of dark metal. The band continues on this renewed path, enriched with sludge tones and black’n’ roll vibe. “We owe you nothing”, the album-title song, Is the first exposure to this odd musical conglomeration. … (read on)
New album “Nebula Septem” by Monolithe is on Bandcamp. 7 musicians gathered to record the 7-minutes songs to feature on MONOLITHE’s 7th opus - NEBULA SEPTEM. On the album, the tonality of each song is one of the 7th notes of the western scale. The first letter of the songs’ titles is one of the 7th first letters of the … (read on)
Formatiile de death metal EXHUMED si INCANTATION vor porni intr-un turneu pe Coasta de Vest a Statelor Unite din data de 22.02.2018 pina in data de 3.03.2018 pentru a-si promova albumele lansate anul trecut, si anume “Death Revenge” (EXHUMED) si “Profane Nexus” (INCANTATION). In deschidere vor fi cei de la PHOBIA. EXHUMED va mai participa la festivalul “70000 Tons Of … (read on)
- Update Jan. 29, 2018 09:00: TESTAMENT au relansat vineri 5 albume
- Update Jan. 29, 2018 10:00: MACHINE HEAD au lansat vineri, 26.01.2018, ultimul lor album
- Update Jan. 29, 2018 11:00: IMMORTAL au reeditat pe vinil ultimele 2 albume ale formatie
- Update Jan. 29, 2018 12:00: GWAR in Australia
- Update Jan. 29, 2018 13:00: SACRED REICH au semnat cu Metal Blade Records
Finland's HOODED MENACE make their long-awaited return with their new full-length 'Ossuarium Silhouettes Unhallowed'. Their most ominous, dark, and mature album to date, “Ossuarium Silhouettes Unhallowed” showcases the Finns at the height of their collective powers. Tracks such as “Sempiternal Grotesqueries” and “Cathedral of the Labyrinthine Darkness” explode out of the depths, where cavernous death metal collides with gut-wrenching doom. … (read on)
Rosetta's sixth full-length album was released September 1, 2017. On this recording: Mike Armine - vocals, electronics Dave Grossman - bass, vocals Eric Jernigan - guitars, vocals, keyboards Bruce McMurtrie Jr - drums, percussion, vocals Matt Weed - guitars, vocals, keyboards Recorded at Studio G Brooklyn during July and August of 2017 Produced by Francisco Botero and Rosetta Lead engineer: … (read on)
Philadelphia based Lör offers a unique blend of power, folk, and progressive metal. Their debut album, In Forgotten Sleep was released on August 11th, 2017. Members of Lör are active in many other acts such as Ashen Waves, Top Hats and Effigies, and Botis. (read on)
To the Bone is the fifth studio album by English recording artist Steven Wilson, released on 18 August 2017 on Caroline International. Tracklist: “To the Bone” 6:41 “Nowhere Now” 4:03 “Pariah” 4:46 “The Same Asylum as Before” 5:14 “Refuge” 6:43 “Permanating” 3:34 “Blank Tapes” 2:08 “People Who Eat Darkness” 6:02 “Song of I” 5:21 “Detonation” 9:19 “Song of Unborn” 5:55 … (read on)
Band: Diablo Swing Orchestra Album: Pacifisticuffs Year: 2017 Country: Sweden Genres: Avant-Garde / Avant-Metal Tracklist: 1 Knucklehugs (Arm Yourself With Love) The Age Of Vulture Culture Superhero Jagganath Vision Of The Purblind Lady Clandestine Chainbreaker Jigsaw Hustle Pulse Of The Incipient Ode To The Innocent Interruption Cul-De-Sac Semantics Karma Bonfire Climbing The Eyeball Porch Of Perception (read on)
Brutal Assault vol. 22 will take place between 09th and 12th August 2017. The first limited edition of PRINT@HOME e-tickets was made available to our long time eshop customers via secret link sent by an email. There were only 2000 of these 64€ tickets and went sold out in a couple of hours. If you want to receive special offers … (read on)
- Update Oct. 27, 2016 23:47: HOTEL PACKAGES, VIP CAMP & SECURED PARKING UP FOR SALE!
- Update Nov. 4, 2016 20:07: First big batch of bands for BA 2017!
- Update Nov. 21, 2016 20:31: Brutal Assault 2017 confirms 12 new bands
- Update Dec. 17, 2016 10:53: Limited offer at the BA eshop
- Update Dec. 21, 2016 18:06: A deadly christmas band batch!
- Update Dec. 28, 2016 14:29: Master's Hammer live for the first time in 25 years!
- Update Jan. 20, 2017 23:31: NEW BANDS UP: A MACABRE SUFFOCATING AEON IS UPON US!
- Update Feb. 17, 2017 19:15: WE’RE THICKENING THE LINE UP!
- Update Feb. 26, 2017 16:57: ZILTOID WANTS YOU!
- Update March 2, 2017 19:38: THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN keep their word!
- Update March 12, 2017 10:10: INTRODUCING FESTIVAL ARTWORK and HARDCORE ANNOUNCEMENTS!
- Update March 17, 2017 19:43: RADEGAST SET OFFICIAL BEER OF BRUTAL ASSAULT 2017
- Update April 21, 2017 21:14: COLLECTORS' EDITION OF BA2017 TICKETS
- Update April 27, 2017 20:04: Line-up update: Boris, Wolves in the Throneroom and Crowbar
- Update June 5, 2017 21:22: LINEUP CHANGES! DispersE and Collision at BA2017
- Update June 15, 2017 19:15: Final lineup update!
- Update June 30, 2017 20:41: Lineup finishing touches
- Update July 5, 2017 23:57: FULFILLMENT - wristband shipping prior the festival
- Update July 16, 2017 09:32: WE DECLARE WAR ON QUEUES
- Update July 19, 2017 21:09: Brutal Assault 22 - trailer
- Update July 31, 2017 07:57: RUNNING ORDER, LINEUP CHANGES AND WARM-UP PARTY
- Update July 31, 2017 08:00: THE KEEP - AMBIENT LODGE
- Update July 31, 2017 08:01: SCHEDULE UPDATE WITH CARCASS REPLACING MORBID ANGEL
- Update July 31, 2017 08:07: CASHLESS, BOX OFFICE TICKETS, FULFILLMENT INFO
Dear friends, we do have some good news for you - shipping of already purchased hard copy tickets for MetalDays 2017 (at www.mhshop-online.com) will start again on 3rd of January, 2017. So all of you, that are so patiently waiting for your tickets to be shipped - they will be on the way soon! We would also like to use … (read on)
- Update Feb. 17, 2017 20:06: Big announcement!
- Update Feb. 17, 2017 20:12: Bands selling tickets!
- Update Feb. 17, 2017 20:18: Running order is live!
- Update March 28, 2017 21:16: Tickets and last announcement!
- Update April 22, 2017 19:19: Last band announcement!
- Update June 2, 2017 22:20: 1000 tickets !!
- Update June 2, 2017 22:23: Kids at MetalDays!
- Update June 2, 2017 22:28: Luggage transfer service!
- Update June 6, 2017 09:20: Hot showers at MetalDays!
- Update June 6, 2017 09:25: Metal Days 2017 - Festival map!
- Update July 6, 2017 14:59: Hard copy tickets & packages sold out!
- Update July 6, 2017 15:13: No pets on MetalDays!
- Update July 6, 2017 15:20: Additional activities @MetalDays
- Update July 6, 2017 15:24: Black Blood IPA!
The album “Throes” releases March 17th, 2017. You can listen to the full album on official Bandcamp. (read on)
Winter is the fifth album from Progressive Black Metaller FEN, a colossal piece of work for the English three-piece, at once rich in sound, beguilingly delicate, and yet laced with cold darkness. produced by of Jaime Gomez Arellano (Ulver, Primordial, Solstafir). Consisting of six songs that are thematically and compositionally linked, each piece on “Winter” flows into the next, and, … (read on)
Pillorian was formed in early Summer of 2016 by Stephen Parker (Maestus, ex-Arkhum), John Haughm (ex-Agalloch), and Trevor Matthews (Uada, ex-Infernus) with the goal to create a unique, sinister, and twisted style of dark/black metal. Pillorian adj.- of, or relating to, scorn and condemnation. Fusing haunting melodies with avantgarde structures, dark folk elements and blackened walls of furious sound; the … (read on)