Archive for the Dark Descent Category
Anguish’s brand new album, Mountain, sees the band expanding upon their oppressive brand of doom metal. Mountain, the follow-up of 2012’s Through The Archdemon’s Head, is stripped down from its predecessor, clocking in at 48 minutes (eight tracks), but injects more variation. “And you know, there’s a real difference when you […]
Dark Descent Records is excited to release this unheralded gem on vinyl for the first time. Recorded in 1990, Midian was one hell of a death-thrashing ride that was hidden for quite some time until it was unearthed on digipak format by Red Stream in 2000. Cabal was fronted by […]
Finnish death metal trio Desolate Shrine will release new album Deliverance From The Godless Void November 10 on Dark Descent Records. It may be their fourth album (third on Dark Descent Records) in six years, but the band shows no sign of fatigue on their newest opus. The band continues […]
“All things pass from Obscurity to Manifestation, inspired harmoniously by the Breath of the Void.” The borders of worlds are broken: Antihedron is a three song EP interpreting the relation between the world obscure and our physical presence. From the Breath of the Void unto manifestation, through a life of […]
Author: Audiopile Records
Decades in the making, technical death / thrash pioneers Insanity have finally returned with a follow-up to their cult classic Death After Death album. The new Visions Of Apocalypse shows that time and tragedy has not diminished the anger or speed of this band. Comes with digital download card.
“All this rambling about the genre bending ability of ZOM is to say that while some disbanded acts or perennial favorites are returning to their roots in 2014 and 2015, and while denim and leather clad old-schoolers nod in approval, people should be looking out for the new shit that […]
Legendary east coast death metal! This is the long-awaited vinyl version of the Goreaphobia compilation, originally released by Necroharmonic on CD in 2007. We have removed the live tracks from the compilation and the music has been mastered for vinyl at The War Room by John Litchko. New cover art […]
Nox Formulae is the brother band of Serpent Noir, emerging from the Well of NOX: the darkest principle of the Draconian Tradition and the formula of XONOX. The theme of the so-called Shadow Allies (also named: Shadow Chiefs, the Allies of OD, The Council of Shadow etc) was approached for […]
Highly-awaited debut full-length from this Portland-based death metal band. After their demo assault on our eardrums with their 2012 attack, Sempiternal Dusk makes their presence known on a five track, forty-seven minute affair. If you like doom in your death metal, Sempiternal Dusk will be most pleasing to your taste.
Following 2011’s demo and 2013’s highly-acclaimed EP, Into the Brazen Bull, House Of Atreus strikes back with their eight-song, 42 minute debut full-length.
London’s premium metal force Craven Idol unleash their second album of ruthless first wave blackened thrash in the vein of early Bathory, Gospel Of The Horns, Manilla Road, and Inquisiton. After four years of toil, the U.K. four-piece present: The Shackles Of Mammon, an uncompromising and unique blend of tag-less extreme […]
The long-awaited debut full-length from Montreal’s Phobocosm is upon us. Several years in the making, Deprived is a suffocating and beastly dark death metal album with injections of doom, black and ambient elements throughout. Eight songs, 47 minutes. 16 page booklet, with gatefold jacket.
“What a journey it has been. Ok, technically speaking, this isn’t their first proper full-length—Burial Dimensions is. Although Burial Dimensions was recorded in 1994, it remained unheard in the vaults until seventeen years later and was finally released as a stand-alone album in 2016. Despite an initial short run, Sarcasm […]
“In the past, not many knew of the Swedish black / death metal band Third Storm, still they managed to keep this beast going from 1986 – 1988. Other than founding member Heval Bozarslan, the lineup was completely different back then. Four 14-15 year-old crazy metalheads who worshiped extreme metal […]
“Surprisingly born under San Diego’s sun, Ascended Dead are nevertheless as ugly as it can be. Not by design nor by trying their best to sound that way but just because that foul stench they ooze from every pore is their true nature. Yes, their founding members and some of […]
The enigmatic presence known as Ellorsith returns with their new EP Orbhàis. Continuing their pattern of a new release every two years (following their 2014 debut 1959 and the 2016 split with Mannveira), Ellorsith delivers a new twenty-minute themed opus. Reverse board printed jacket with insert and poly-lined sleeves. Includes […]
After a five year wait, veteran Dark Descent alumni Father Befouled return with Desolate Gods, their fourth full length offering of twisted and cacophonous death metal chaos. Picking up where 2012’s Revulsion Of Seraphic Grace left off, Desolate Gods picks up the torch, infusing their influences into a suffocating and […]
Debut album from Ireland’s Malthusian. Across Deaths contains five new tracks from this death / black powerhouse. Released in cooperation with Invictus Productions in Europe.
Imprecation rises again from the blasted lands of Texas with their darkest spell ever, Damnatio Ad Bestias. This album expands upon the themes of their 2013 debut Satanae Tenebris Infinita with deadly results. An aura of true Satanic majesty is unleashed in tracks like “Temple of the Foul Spirit”, “Morbid […]
Finland’s Krypts return to unfurl an aeonic slab of death metal upon the ears. Cadaver Circulation explores immeasurable depths with six intense offerings of misanthropic, doom-laden death metal. This album is as unrepentant as the grave in its tormented and suffocating aura. From funereal dirges to steamroller bombasts of putrid death […]
After the leveling aural decimation of 2014’s Svn Eater, the UK’s Lvcifyre have re-emerged with Sacrament, a twenty-three minute extended-play offering of cacophonous and wretched death metal savagery. Where relentless and violent death metal riffing meets chaotic and claustrophobic atmosphere, this is a delve into the corner of death metal […]
After five years of roaming city streets like a pack of rabid dogs, Vircolac is set to release its debut full length album Masque on Sepulchral Voice Records in Europe and Dark Descent Records in the US. Following on from 2016’s The Cursed Travails Of The Demeter EP, Masque celebrates a […]
New EP from this twisted Colorado death metal legion. New recording of four previously released tracks from their nearly impossible-to-find demo tapes. Mixed and mastered by Damian Herring (Subterranean Watchtower). Eighteen minutes of Sci-Fi death metal for fans of Timeghoul, Demilich and other oddities. All copies black vinyl with an […]