All-Female Metal Act Conquer Divide Inks Deal

Conquer Divide

It’s official, folks. Conquer Divide have been signed to Artery Recordings, who sent me the new Hoods album without making it downloadable. Darts. The all-gal metal band’s currently working on a new album, which is expected to see the light of retail in 2015. Before then, Conquer Divide’s new single, “At War,” will be available […]

Psycroptic Ink New Deal

PSYCROPTIC

Acclaimed Tasmanian extreme metallists Psycroptic have signed with Prosthetic Records. The label will release the group’s new self-titled album worldwide (excluding Australia, New Zealand and Japan) this spring. A new track from the upcoming release, “Echoes To Come,” will be available across all digital platforms starting November 4. A teaser video for the disc follows. […]

Malevolent Creation Signs With Century Media

Malevolent Creation and a bunch of other people

Death metal legends Malevolent Creation have signed a worldwide deal with Century Media Records. The band is now working on their upcoming 12th full-length, which the group will unleash in 2015. A world tour will follow in support of it. Vocalist, founding member, and lover of the exclamation point, Bret Hoffmann, comments: “I am very […]

Hate Eternal Sign New Deal

Hate Eternal in the studio

Season of Mist has announced the signing of legendary death metal band Hate Eternal. Helmed by founder, guitarist/vocalist, primary songwriter and acclaimed producer Erik Rutan, Hate Eternal has been one of the leading bands in the worldwide death metal scene for over eighteen years. The band’s five full-length albums are considered crucial genre touchstones, and […]

Night Demon Sign With Century Media

Night Demon

A band I was hitherto unaware of called Night Demon has signed a recording contract with Century Media records. The Ventura County, California, band’s next album will allegedly drop in early 2015. The three-piece heavy metal act is currently on tour with legendary NWOBHM band Raven with a long string of dates that go into […]

The Gentle Storm Ink Deal

The Gentle Storm

The Gentle Storm, the duo boasting Ayreon mastermind Arjen Lucassen and former The Gathering singer Anneke Van Giersbergen. The Gentle Storm will release its debut album in early 2015 through InsideOut Music. The effort will be “an epic concept double album” and “a combination of classical meets metal and acoustic folk,” according to Lucassen. Arjen […]

TesseracT Ink New Deal

TesseracT

I’m not a fan of TesseracT. They’re not a very good band — even if they could retain a singer for more than five minutes. In fact, I think they give progressive music a bad name. And I’m huge into prog rock and prog metal, so, you know I don’t jive. TesseracT have announced they’ve […]

Publicist UK Sign With Relapse

Brett Bamberger

Relapse Records’ latest signing is a band boasting members of Revocation, Municipal Waste, and Goes Cube. Publicist UK features Revocation bassist Brett Bamberger, Municipal Waste’s drummer Dave Witte, and Goes Cube guitarist David Obuchowski. Publicist UK will begin recording their full-length debut in late October. Sessions will take place at Wild Arctic Studios in Dover, […]

Enabler Signs With Century Media

Enabler

Century Media Records has signed Ohio-based hardcore metal band Enabler. Led by frontman, songwriter, and guitarist Jeff Lohrber, Enabler stands as one of the most honest, pissed off, and heartfelt metallic hardcore bands around today, a press release says. The band’s sound — a mixture of thrash, death metal, punk rock, and hardcore — has […]

Sourvein Sign With Metal Blade

Sourvein

Sourvein have done it. The killer band has gone and signed with Metal Blade Records for the eventual release of their impending new disc, Aquatic Occult. The new Sourvein should be out sometime in 2015. Sourvein fan and friend of the band Randy Blythe of Lamb Of God wrote the group’s latest bio. Here is […]