LIMITED EDITION 48 page media book. The American modern metal machine once more proves why they`re one of the genre`s top-selling acts: sleek anthems nestled in between aggression and technical precision.
2009. After the reissue of "Catastrophe Ballet", the next step in the re-release of CHRISTIAN DEATH' back catalogue is gothic classic album "Ashes" (1985). With "Ashes" CHRISTIAN DEATH played again a major role in the development of this subculture and set once more the artistic standards for generations to come. This astonishing achievement was accomplished by the now perfect balance between the two main protagonists of this group. Late singer and band founder Rozz Williams honed his charismatic vocal approach that combined melancholic singing in the vein of LOU REED or DAVID BOWIE
French gore-grinders BENIGHTED deliver total brutality with their new album 'Necrobreed'. A relentless assault from start to finish, 'Necrobreed' unleashes a torrent of fierce blast beats (courtesy of former NECROPHAGIST drummer Romain Goulon), punishing breakdowns and some of the most savage vocals the genre has ever seen. 'Necrobreed' inflicts maximum aural damage with each and every track, and establishes BENIGHTED as the new face of extreme death metal.With guests Trevor (THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER) and Arno (BLACK BOMB A)
Iceland's SOLSTAFIR return with the entrancing new album 'Berdreyminn'. Evolving from their hard rock roots, 'Berdreyminn' is drenched in the glorious buzz of vintage tube amps and classic guitar harmonies. Their bombast is wrought with translucent melodies and an artisans finesse to create soulful, moving songs that are both evocative and anthemic. The band's graceful, measured approach is cinematic in its scope and resonates long past listening. SOLSTAFIR is the genuine article, and 'Berdreyminn' another epic moment in their canon of greatness.
'Dance and Laugh Amongst the Rotten', the epic new album from horror metal masters CARACH ANGREN, revolves around the haunting of a young girl who has an unhealthy fixation with a Ouija board. On 'Dance and Laugh Amongst the Rotten', CARACH ANGREN push their unashamedly theatrical style of metal to intense new heights, blending eerie and extreme black metal with beautifully composed string sections and regal orchestral arrangements. CARACH ANGREN are in their prime, and 'Dance and Laugh Amongst the Rotten' is a next-level metal album for the ages!
Renegade black/thrash maniacs DESTROYER 666 return with their long-awaited new manifesto 'Wildfire'. With 'Wildfire', the band deliver one of 2016's most forceful heavy metal albums. Anthemic tracks such as "Traitor", "Live and Burn", "Hounds at ya Back" and the title track are feral, full-on ragers that hunt you down, give no quarter, and leave nothing but ash in their wake. DESTROYER 666 is musical violence incarnate, and 'Wildfire' is epic fucking metal.
MISERY INDEX's new album 'The Killing Gods' distills almost fifteen years of relentless touring, recording, and writing into one of 2014's best extreme metal albums. 'The Killing Gods' twelve tracks (including the 5 part, fifteen-minute, album opener "Faust"), are a crucial exercise in veracity; eschewing superfluous parts or studio trickery for brutal economy and effect. Riff after riff drips with malevolence, while the band's dual vocal assault transmits the chaos of a dystopian society gone mad. As 'The Killing Gods' proves from start to finish, MISERY INDEX have crossed the threshold into death metal greatness.