DODENKROCHT to release “The Dying All” via Auric Records

Dutch black metal horde Dodenkrocht are back with their most ambitious work to date! Set to be released on November 27th via Auric Records, “The Dying All” is a manifestation of darkness and despair, that is both eerie and hypnotizing. Besides the CD edition, “The Dying All” will be available as a limited edition Box incl. the “Death Worship” bonus CD, Patch, Metal-Pin, Postcards and Sticker. The distribution will be handled by CODE7/Plastic Head & Edel Distribution.

For fans of Shining, Secrets of the Moon, Urfaust, Forgotten Tomb, Nortt, Stabat Mater, Deathspell Omega.


Cipher publish new lyric video for “Auréole Carmin”, based on “The Little Red Riding Hood” tale

French melodic death metallers Cipher have published a new lyric video for the track “Auréole Carmin”, which is taken from the band’s upcoming album, “Bloody Tales From The Past”, which conceptual theme will be based in the classic tale “The Little Red Riding Hood”. 

Watch the lyric video at this location:

Tuska Utopia brings Turmion Kätilöt, Battle Beast and Apocalyptica in your living room!

So you love Finnish metal? So do we!

Tuska Utopia is a brand new concept combining one-of-a-kind metal concerts, state-of-the-art music video aesthetics and an entertaining travel show. With season 1 soon on your doorstep, travelling and concerts are something that you’ll once again be able to enjoy through the three episodes premiering this November.

What’s it all about? Created and produced by the team behind Tuska Festival, the biggest metal festival in the Nordic region, Tuska Utopia takes audiences on a journey to some of the most exceptional landscapes in Finland. Each hour-long episode includes a concert, an interview with the artists and a tour of the location in the spirit of a travel show. From metal fans to metal fans! Tuska Utopia is directed by Taku Kaskela, a household name behind many music videos and TV productions, and hosted by the one and only Samy Elbanna, frontman of the thrash metal band Lost Society. Watch the trailer here.

Season 1 features Apocalyptica, Battle Beast and Turmion Kätilöt, and takes the audience on a journey to intriguing landscapes in the global home of heavy metal. How about a trip to medieval church ruins, a secret stone castle and a disused gasometer with your favourite metal bands? Yes, it will be epic!

Tuska Utopia

Friday 20 November 2020 at 9pm UTC +2, Battle Beast, secret stone castle (available for purchase until 22 Nov at 9 pm UTC +2)

Friday 27 November 2020 at 9pm UTC +2, Apocalyptica, the ruins of the Church of St. Michael, Pälkäne (available for purchase until 29 Nov at 9 pm UTC +2)

All tickets are now available on SemiLive’s platform, so you know what to do! The price of each episode is €14.90, which includes viewing rights for 48 hours. Special Tuska Utopia merchandise is available on Tuska’s web shop. Ticket holders are entitled to a discount on Utopia Collection items with a promotion code provided with the ticket.

Unbounded Terror: New single + new release details

Mythical Spanish death metallers UNBOUNDED TERROR have released a new single as an advance of their upcoming release that will contain the single plus 4 re-recordings of their legendary 1992 debut “I”, as well as three live tracks from their previous effort “Faith in Chaos”, recorded on August 20th while confined. These eight tracks will be available in the form of “Infernal Judgment”, set to be released on January 19th, 2021 through Xtreem Music in CD format. 

Listen to the title-track of “Infernal Judgment” at this location:

Formed in 1990, UNBOUNDED TERROR is one of the most legendary bands within the Spanish Death Metal scene, having the honour of having released the first Death Metal album in the country, on 12″LP, CD and Cassette via Drowned Prod. (Pre-Repulse/ Xtreem Music). In January 2020, UNBOUNDED TERROR released their sophomore album “Faith in Chaos” also on CD, 12″LP and Cassette formats, making a great comeback and proving that they are in great shape.

Black Metal one-man-band Sardonic Witchery publish a new video for “Infernal Kingdom”

Promoting its third full-length, Texas-based black metal one-man-band Sardonic Witchery has published a new video for the track “Infernal Kingdom”.

The album from this band with roots in Portugal is titled “Moonlight Sacrifice Ritual” and you can buy it digitally at this location: 

Watch the video for “Infernal Kingdom”:

Fúnebre releases lyric video from his EP “The Void”

Colombian post-Black metal act Fúnebre have published a lyric video for the track “Old Dimensions”, which is taken off from “The Void” EP, released earlier this year by HateWorks. This is an introspective and reflective song, driven by eclectic guitars and melancholic melodies. The video was produced by HateWorks’ in-house creative department, HateWorks OPS, with original footage shot by the band and the label team. It is a reflection on loneliness through nihilistic and misanthropic landscapes, closely following the concept of the EP. 

Watch the video at this location:



The UK melodic metal band DENDERA just released a lyric video for “Reborn (feat. CJ McMahon)”, the first single from their new EP “Reborn into Darkness”. The single features CJ McMahon (Thy Art Is Murder) on guest vocals. 

Link to the lyric video:

The “Reborn into Darkness” EP will be released on December 4th on CD and digital. The EP was mastered by Lasse Lammert and guests on the EP includes Tom Barber (Chelsea Grin), Tommy Johannson (Sabaton) and CJ McMahon (Thy Art Is Murder).

This EP takes Dendera into a new and heavier direction, showing that the band have grown stylistically since their 2013 release “The Killing Floor”.

“Reborn into Darkness” track listing

  1. Insurrection (Intro)
  2. The Void
  3. The End of Days (feat. Tom Barber)
  4. Endless Suffering (feat. Tommy Johansson)
  5. Reborn (feat. CJ McMahon)

Dendera is:
Ashley Edison – Vocals
Steve Main – Guitars
David Stanton – Guitars
Bradley Edison – Bass
Andy Finch – Drums

Dendera online

TDW: Tom de Wit talks “Death and Her Brother Greg” and new album “The Days the Clock Stopped”

Dutch progressive metal act TDW have published a video where their founder and multi-instrumentalist Tom de Wit shares some thoughts on their recent video “Death and Her Brother Greg”, as well as the band’s upcoming full-length, “The Days the Clock Stopped”. 

Tom de Wit comments«The lovely people at Against PR had some questions for me about the upcoming album “The Days The Clock Stopped” so I sat down in The Imagineering Suite and answered them as quick and direct as I could! If you like what I am sharing here, be sure to check out the music video for “Death and her Brother Greg” on youtube! And if you want to help with the album, you can pre-order the record and get some cool perks! Hope you guys and girls are all doing well in the current lockdown situation. Stay strong, stay healthy and stay prog!» 

Watch the video interview at this location

Vermilia Release New Single ”Suru On Kunniavieras” With Emotional Music Video

Finnish pagan metal artist Vermilia premiere a new track called ”Suru On Kunniavieras” (trans. Grief is a Guest of Honour), which is actually cover song and originally performed by Finnish artist Jenni Vartiainen. There’s also a video for the song, which you can watch here:

Vermilia comments about the song:

“This song has always touched my heart and my soul. I think it perfectly sums up what grief is and how it should be encountered. I made my own version of this because the song has touched me with its beauty and sensitivity with skillfully written lyrics . It’s always easy to return to this song even in difficult moments.”

The track is released as a digital release on spotify and is also available for pay what you want or download it for free on her bandcamp.


Release date: November 6th, 2020

Single release:
Suru On Kunniavieras (3:59)

originally performed by Jenni Vartiainen.
Original Songwriter(s) Jenni Vartiainen, Jukka Immonen, Mariska

Confirmed Shows:

February 12th2021 – Frostfeuernächte (DE) POSTPONED to 2020
February 13th2021 – Heathen Assault Over Brno (CZ) POSTPONED to 2020
May 13th-15th 2021 – Dark Troll Festival (DE)

Official links: