SATANFEST 2017 lineup – 22 bands, 3 days

May 10, 2017 0

Short Blast to Oblivion Productions presents SATANFEST 2017. Returning to Christchurch for the first time since 2009 the hallowed ritual of SATANFEST is bringing together 22 bands from all round New Zealand for 3 days of Extreme Read More

SOJOURNER – Empires of Ash

April 10, 2017 0

SOJOURNER’s debut album Empires of Ash was one of the most well-received, globally-renowned atmospheric black metal albums of 2016. SOJOURNER are a folk-influenced atmospheric black metal band from Dunedin, New Zealand, with the exception of their vocalist who is Read More

SET ON END – The Dark Beyond

March 20, 2017 0

After a lengthy hiatus SET ON END reappeared in 2016 with a new line-up, and an album out on formidable American label Artery Recordings. Originally formed in 2005 SET ON END played their live debut in 2009 and released their Means Read More

BLOODNUT – Blues From The Red Sons

March 14, 2017 0

BLOODNUT perform stoner sludge fuelled by staunch ginger-pride poised for world domination. Yep. They released their debut album Blues from the Red Sons in September of 2016. nuWhile BLOODNUT are not a parody band they are a Read More

SILENT TORTURE – Torn to Pieces

March 14, 2017 0

SILENT TORTURE released Torn to Pieces on January 28th, 2017. Their second EP in as many years showcases exactly what a great death metal band SILENT TORTURE have evolved into already. “The relentless thrash hits you hard Read More

FORSAKEN AGE – Vengeance of the Slain

March 14, 2017 0

After much turmoil and tribulation FORSAKEN AGE presents their long awaited 2nd release Vengeance of the Slain. Released November 3, 2016, on Metal Hell Records (USA). “Heavy Metal is currently lost in a wilderness of trends, Read More

SOLAR MASS – Pseudomorphosis

March 14, 2017 0

On September 26th, 2016, Pseudomorphosis the debut album from SOLAR MASS was proudly released by German label IRON BONEHEAD PRODUCTIONS. “Just as a prehistoric universe exploded into being like a hell storm of raging chaos, so too Read More

ODIUSEMBOWEL – Mephitic Sermon

January 30, 2017 0

Mephitic Sermon is an unforgiving onslaught of Brutal Death Metal/Grindcore the likes of which ODIUSEMBOWEL consistently deliver, but with a difference… Following on from previous releases Vomit Sucking Cunt Lips (2007 EP), Peepshow of Decomposition (2008 Demo) and Odiusembowel (2012 Demo) the Read More

METALTOWER – Myopic Dystopia

January 29, 2017 0

New Zealand’s eclectic purveyors of progressive death metal, METALTOWER, have risen in their 3rd incarnation with a beast of technical wizardry named Myopic Dystopia. Two and a half years in the making this monolith of an Read More

VERBERIS – Vexamen out on Iron Bonehead

December 5, 2016 0

VERBERIS‘ highly-anticipated debut full-length Vexamen was released on October 14th on Iron Bonehead Productions (Ger). Copies can be purchased in New Zealand via Headless Horseman. “IRON BONEHEAD PRODUCTIONS is proud to present the highly anticipated debut album of Read More

STALKER – Satanic Panic

December 5, 2016 0

STALKER is a new Heavy/Speed Metal band from Wellington featuring two ex-members of RAZORWYRE. Satanic Panic is their debut release with just 3 tracks forming a very memorable demo.  David ‘Daif’ King powers through the vocals Read More

ULCERATE – Shrines of Paralysis

October 28, 2016 1

By Donnie Cuzens. Shrines of Paralysis is the fifth LP from Auckland-based 3-piece Ulcerate, coming three years after their previous work Vermis. As anyone who’s familiar with the band’s work can guess, it’s an insanely Read More

DEATHGASM – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

October 28, 2016 1

The DEATHGASM (lowercase is for pussies) soundtrack is now available, and true to the wishes of many outspoken metal collectors online it’s presented as a glorious artwork-laden gatefold LP. Buy it now: The heavy metal ‘zombie comedy’ has been rated Read More

ULCERATE Shrines of Paralysis song & tracklist released

September 15, 2016 0

‘Extinguished Light’, the 7th track from ‘Shrines of Paralysis’ is now available for streaming:…/07-ulcerate-extinguished-light ‘Shrines Of Paralysis’ is due out October 28, 2016 on CD/2xLP/Digital via Relapse Records. Physical packages and digital pre-orders are available Read More

VERBERIS album coming October, track & artwork revealed

August 8, 2016 0

Details about ‘Vexamen’ the debut album from Verberis (Wellington) have been revealed. Along with track ‘The Gaping Hollow Of Divinity’, and “majestic ‘n’ malevolent cover art by Artem Grigoryev” Iron Bonehead (Germany) have delivered quite the teaser. Read More

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