WITCH MOUNTAIN – New Album Now Available To Order

The CD version of the latest slab of soulful doom from Pacific Northwest’s WITCH MOUNTAIN is now available to order (North American vinyl edition will come out within the next month on the band’s own Mountastic Records, and via Svart Records in Europe) exclusively from our website prior to its official Sept 30, North American release date.  The best album of the band’s career also marks the swansong of vocalist extraordinaire Uta Plotkin who delivers her most triumphant and moving vocal performance to date on “Mobile Of Angels”.

FULL OF HELL – Complete Work On New Album

Notorious experimental noise grind/hardcore outfit FULL OF HELL have completed work on their new full-length album “Full Of Hell & Merzbow”.

As the album title suggests, the new FULL OF HELL album sees the band collaborate with the legendary godfather of noise Masami Akita (aka MERZBOW) to create their most aesthetically potent, vicious, and most brutal offering yet. Where Masami’s noise creations become incorporated within FULL OF HELL’s song structures, this time the band taking their experimentation, noise, and violence towards a new artistic level that goes beyond anything in their already-expansive repertoire previous. Sonically, “Full Of Hell & Merzbow”…

OLD MAN GLOOM – Complete Work On “The Ape Of God”

Everyone’s favorite band in the entire universe, namely OLD MAN GLOOM, have completed work on their new album “The Ape Of God”.

In what will present itself as some of the most engaging and triumphant work that the simian worshiping collective of Aaron Turner (Isis, Mamiffer, SUMAC), Nate Newton (Converge/Doomriders), Caleb Scofield (Cave In), and Santos Montano have conjured to date, “The Ape Of God” comprises itself of songs that range within the realm of the eclectic, noisy, ambient and experimental with of course the gargantuan steamroller heaviness that plows and forges its way through this work of monolithic sonic…

PALLBEARER Announce West Coast Dates

PALLBEARER have announced the second leg of their U.S. tour in support of “Foundations Of Burden” where the band will hit the West Coast.  Support on the second leg of Pallbearer’s U.S. tour comes from Solstafir and Mortals.  The dates are as follows:


12/02 – Oklahoma City, OK @ The Conservatory 12/03 – Albuquerque, NM @ Sister Bar 12/04 – Phoenix, AZ @ Crescent Ballroom 12/05 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Roxy 12/06 - San Diego, CA @ Soda Bar 12/07 – San Francisco, CA @ Bottom Of The Hill 12/09 - Portland, OR…

WOLVHAMMER – U.S. Tour Dates Posted

WOLVHAMMER have announced a series of U.S. dates where they will be hitting the road with Mortals (Relapse Records).  These are the first live dates in support of their new album “Clawing Into Black Sun”.  Dates are as follows.


10/28 – Rochester, NY @ Bugjar 10/30 – Northampton, MA @ 13th Floor 10/31 – Providence, RI @ Dusk 11/01 – Portland, ME @ Geno’s 11/03 – Burlington, VT @ Metronome 11/04 – Bostom, MA @ TT The Bears 11/05 – New York, NY @ Acheron 11/06 – Longbranch, NJ @ Brighton Bar 11/07 – Baltimore, MD @ Sidebar…


Chris Black helmed heavy metal contingent DAWNBRINGER have completed work on their new album “Night Of The Hammer”.

Continuing in true heavy metal glory, “Night Of The Hammer” is a unique and different expression within the DAWNBRINGER repertoire while at the same time forging on in the name of real genuine metal through an album more mid-paced, a bit more stripped down, even with some folk-esque musical moments surfacing where the focus on melody and especially Black’s vocal performance becomes even more defined and apparent. Another key defining characteristic of “Night Of The Hammer” is the stronger sense of the…

MENACE RUINE – Complete Work On New Album

Montreal musical enigma MENACE RUINE have completed work on their new album “Venus Armata”.

Written and recorded from Spring 2013 to Spring 2014, this sixth album by Menace Ruine is the natural follow-up to “Alight in Ashes”. With “Venus Armata” the duo’s exploration continues with their most vocally intriguing and focused album to date. “Venus Armata” is also the band’s most musically refined album likewise despite the same minimal set up, and raw primal sounds which seamlessly thread the sonic palette through the likes of experimental music, martial ambient/electronic, noise/industrial, darkwave, and neo-folk respectively. A novelty this time, the addition…

OCCULTATION – Complete Work On New Album

NY-based progressive dark metal band OCCULTATION have completed work on their new album “Silence In The Ancestral House”.

With a distinct mix of prog, classic metal, and ‘80s dark rock/goth woven within the band’s intertwining complex sound picture, OCCULTATION (featuring NEGATIVE PLANE vocalist/guitarist E.M.) conjure a sound so singular and spellbinding, one in which they have made more advanced and otherworldly with their follow-up to their “Three & Seven” debut LP.

Recorded and mixed by Kurt Ballou (CONVERGE) at his God City Studios in Salem, MA, “Silence In The Ancestral House” is an album which lies on a whole other…

PALLBEARER – “Foundations Of Burden” Now Available

The massive new album from PALLBEARER “Foundations Of Burden” is now available to order in its CD and vinyl formats and ready to ship directly from our website prior to its official Aug 19th release date (CD version worldwide and vinyl version exclusive for Canadian customers for the time being). All CD pre-orders placed over the last month or so have been shipped and the vinyl pre-orders placed via Midheaven Mailorder will ship around the 13-14 of Aug asap.  U.S./RoW customers, at the moment, can continue to order the vinyl HERE, UK customers if inclined can purchase the…

WITCH MOUNTAIN – Complete Work On New Album

Portland, OR soulful doom metal outfit WITCH MOUNTAIN have completed work on their best album to date, “Mobile Of Angels”.

In what will be seen as the doom metal veterans’ mightiest work yet, “Mobile Of Angels” sees WITCH MOUNTAIN create a wondrous album of heavy, bluesy sultry doom with their latest release which merges the band’s signature crushing rhythms with moving doom-metal balladry . New surprises also lurk amongst the journey of “Mobile Of Angels” where the band take their implementation of melancholy to a whole new epic level where vocalist Uta Plotkin delivers her most stunning and most developed…