THORR-AXE: Indiana-Based Blackened Doom Quartet Announces New Album, Gates Of Winter; Preorders Available Now

thorr-axeAs winter begins to rear its icy head in the Northern Hemisphere, the mythologically-inspired, blackened-doom quartet hailing from Bloomington, Indiana known as THORR-AXE have announced the arrival of their sophomore album, Gates Of WinterJanuary 13, 2015.

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PRIMORDIAL: Dublin Metal Troupe Unveils New Tune At Stereogum

primordialToday Stereogum is pleased to host the official unveiling of “Come The Flood,” the new hymn from Dublin metal troupe, PRIMORDIAL. The stirring tune appears as the third track on the band’s long-anticipated Where Greater Men Have Fallen full-length, set for release via Metal Blade Records this November.

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AT THE GATES to headline fourth annual Decibel Magazine Tour with CONVERGE, VALLENFYRE

ImageProxyThe Decibel Magazine Tour has established itself as the extreme music destination of the spring, bringing metalheads a thoughtfully curated lineup that celebrates the genre’s proud and diverse global legacy. The fourth installment is no different, as Swedish melodeath legends AT THE GATES join forces with U.S. hardcore heroes CONVERGE and U.K. death/doom supergroup VALLENFYRE, with yet one more very special opener to be announced this December.

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Nero Di MarteThe acclaimed Italian progressive/atmospheric metal quartet NERO DI MARTE have unveiled an advance stream of their sophomore effort “Derivae” prior to its worldwide release on Oct. 27 (North America/UK/EU) and Nov. 1 (G/A/S)! You can listen to the album in its entirety now at  

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Quick Reviews – Annihilated, Blackwolfgoat, Bowl Ethereal & Brimstone Coven

annihilatedIf your band name is Annihilated then your music better portray the very meaning of that word. Thankfully, this band nails it and the music is just gnarly death metal with plenty of groove and filthy tone. Continue reading