Didn’t keep up with the news last week? Here’s everything you missed from August 6 to August 12.
- Warrel Dane‘s posthumous solo album Shadow Work has been completed and will be out in October.
- Extol is coming back, possibly with original members.
- Wolvhammer returned from mysterious social media absence, announced touring guitarist and headlining shows.
- Disentomb hit the studio for their first album since 2014.
- Chthonic announced their first new album in five years for this October, and first since Freddy Lim was elected to Taiwanese Parliament.
- Downfall Of Gaia is working on a new album.
- Turns out Black Crown Initiate isn’t dead. They just hit the studio announced their first show in two years.
- High On Fire‘s new song “Electric Messiah” is a tribute to Lemmy, new album Electric Messiah out this October.
- Sludge and trudge along to new Pig Destroyer.
- Vreid released a good song with a dumb named called “Black Rites In The Black Nights.”
- Mestis (Animals As Leaders) brought the jazzy instru-metal on “El Mestizo,” featuring drummer Eric Moore (Lillake, ex-Suicidal Tendencies, etc.).
- KEN Mode must tell you that you’re “Not Soulmates.” Good song, though.
- Trappist snagged Tony Foresta (Municipal Waste, Iron Reagan) for a crunchy new song “Hymns To Ninkasi.”
- Do Thou ever sleep? No. They don’t. They just keep making more music.
- Author & Punisher dropped noisy new song “Nihil Strength,” new album this October.
- Outer Heaven announced down-and-dirty death metal debut album alongside new song “Bloodspire.” Realms Of Eternal Decay is out in October.
- Monstrosity released another crushing track from their first album in 11 years.
- Horrendous continued to produce noticeably not horrendous death metal on “The Idolater.”
- Suffocation says farewell to vocalist Frank Mullen with a North American tour. Support comes from Cattle Decapitation, Krisiun, and Soreption.
- Obituary and Exmortus to tour the East Coast this September.
- Municipal Waste, High On Fire, Toxic Holocaust, and Haunt will hit North America this November.
- Dopethrone announced four Canada dates.