Apophys Aligns With Metal Blade


Apophys has inked a deal with Metal Blade Records, which will release the band’s debut album, Prime Incursion, sometime in 2015. The band boasts members of renowned Dutch bands God Dethroned, Prostitute Disfigurement, Detonation and Toxocara. They formed two years ago and “prioritizes song structure above technicality, and strives to become part of the new […]

Ritual Killer Sign With Season Of Mist

Sammy Duet

Ritual Killer, a band consisting of current and ex members of Goatwhore, has signed a new deal. 
Season of Mist will release the band’s new album next year. The record will be called Exterminance. Music from that offering will surely debut online soon, and when it does, we’ll bring it to you. Ritual Killer features […]

Geoff Tate’s New Band Inks Deal

Looking good, Geoff. Good-looking Geoff

Well, isn’t that just fucking great for Geoff Tate? I’m so glad for him that he’s found a label willing to release his band’s shitty music going forward. That’s just fucking fantastic news. ‘Cause that last Geoff Tate album was fucking stupendous and totally worth the shiny plastic is was printed on. Frontiers Music has […]

Karyn Crisis’ Gospel Of The Witches Signs Deal


Karyn Crisis’ new project Gospel of the Witches has inked a new deal with Century Media. The former Crisis vocalist is working alongside Ephel Duath mastermind Davide Tiso on the group. “This band began five years ago in Tuscany, Italy, as an alchemical journey between Davide Tiso and myself as we searched for a way […]

This Gift Is A Curse Ink Label Deal

This Gift Is A Curse

This Gift Is A Curse have signed a deal with Season Of Mist. The band’s preparing to track its next album for a 2015 release through the label. Offered the band: “After negotiations back and forth ever since the release of our debut album, the planets finally came into alignment: we are proud to announce […]

Victory Records Signs Another Lame Band

Kissing Candice

At least the label is consistent. Man, this one almost makes me embarrassed I hail from the same salty soil. Victory Records has inked a deal with Long Island electro-metal outfit Kissing Candice. The band’s members wear masks, which is nothing if not a gimmick. Bands that rely on gimmicks, including Slipknot, are shite. The […]

A Band Called Muck Signs A Deal


I didn’t even know there was a band named Muck. But now I do. And I’m unchanged as a person. Just a little wiser. The Icelandic outfit inked a deal with Prosthetic Records and will put out their newly recorded album Your Joyous Future in February as part of that deal. Muck says: “We’re super-excited […]

36 Crazyfists Inks New Deal

36 Crazyfists

That’s right, folks. 36 Crazyfists — everyone’s favorite Alaskans — have signed a new deal with Spinefarm Records. At the end of this post, hear a new song from the band called “Also Am I.” The song will appear on the band’s debut for the label. Here’s what the band has to say: “Crack open […]

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


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. […]