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2020 news from Imperative PR

  • Dreamslain

    Dreamslain prepare to release Tales Of Knights And Distant Worlds

    December 14, 2020

    Music that is created the old way, in the rehearsal room, through the interaction of musicians in tune with each others’ spirits, where a perfect progression can come to life in a knowing nod or a shared glance, possesses a life and soul like no other...
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  • Colossus

    Colossus prepare to release Degenesis

    December 12, 2020

    Drawing on years of experience in the ranks of bands like Lividity, Cryptic Fog, Cereviscera and FIN, the members of Colossus are bonded together by a desire to push their abilities to the limits. Their debut album, Degenesis, is a tornado of sound...
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  • Hell Born

    Hell-Born prepare to release Natas Liah

    December 02, 2020

    After twelve long years Hell-Born have returned from the void. The passage of time has not cooled their anger or sated their hunger for battle and the Polish dark lords of black, thrash and death metal are back heavier, harder and more venomous than ever before...
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  • Infected Humans

    Infected Humans prepare to release Unexpected Traumatic Experiences

    November 26, 2020

    There is a new voice on the worldwide brutal death metal scene, a new guttural roar emanating from the Ecuadorian city of Cuenca. Infected Humans bring their own warped take on the heaviest...
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  • The Machinist

    The Machinist prepare to release I Am Void

    November 23, 2020

    Two years in the making and featuring the talents of members of Reign Of Erebus and NekroDrako, I Am Void is the colossally destructive debut from the mechanised, blackened death metal entity known as The Machinist. Drawing on dark forces and...
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  • Zebadiah Crowe

    Zebadiah Crowe prepare to release The Cloven Hand

    November 04, 2020

    They cast shadows across our summer with the dank, diseased madness of Host Rider and now Zebadiah Crowe have returned once more to poison our dreams of a picturesque, snow-shrouded winter. Purveyors of feverish darkness...
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  • Luna In Sanguinem

    Luna In Sanguinem release Global Bloodbath

    October 29, 2020

    Riding in beneath a crimson moon, on the crest of a wave of blood come Luna In Sanguinem, bringing with them five tales of horror, five nightmares made flesh. These stories from the bone yard are set to a soundtrack of rotten death metal and skull-crushing thrash...
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  • Utilitarian

    Utilitarian prepare to release Stay Angry

    October 20, 2020

    Mere months after the release of their Fight War, Not Wars Destroy Power, Not People full length debut, Utilitarian are back with a new five track EP of unbridled, righteous rage! The band may have barely taken a breath since their last primal scream against injustice...
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  • Focal Dystonia

    Focal Dystonia prepare to release Descending (in)human Flesh

    October 12, 2020

    From out of nowhere comes one of the most devastating brutal death metal assaults you will ever hear! Focal Dystonia’s debut album, Descending (In)Human Flesh is a terrifying tsunami of raging riffs and an unrelenting drum battery of staggering speed and heaviness...
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  • Foul Body Autopsy

    Foul Body Autopsy prepare to release Consumed By Black Thoughts

    September 07, 2020

    October 10th is World Mental Health Day, a day for raising awareness of mental health issues worldwide, with this year’s event focussing on suicide prevention. October 10th is also the day when Tom Reynolds will release his new Foul Body Autopsy EP, Consumed By Black Thoughts...
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  • Scordatura

    Scordatura prepare to release Mass Failure

    August 21, 2020

    After three years the undisputed kings of Scottish death metal have returned with their third album of unrelenting savagery. Scordatura’s unholy union of old school song writing and new school intensity has never been more brutally...
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  • Solitary

    Solitary sign with Germany's Metalville

    August 19, 2020

    Imperative PR are delighted and extremely proud to announce that Solitary have signed a new deal with German label Metalville Records. Metalville was founded in 2008 by Chris Boltendahl of Grave Digger and former Nuclear Blast A&R man Holger Koch and has gone from strength to strength...
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  • incinerate

    Incinerate prepare to release Sacrilegivm

    August 17, 2020

    Five years have passed since Incinerate ravaged our minds with the alien invasion horrors of Eradicating Terrestrial Species, but those who assumed these weavers of nightmares had fallen into an eternal void of silence are in for a rude awakening. Incinerate have returned, more potent and more powerful than ever...
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  • Thrasherwolf

    Thrasherwolf prepare to release We Are Revolution

    August 14, 2020

    Rising from the depths of the UK’s effervescent underground metal scene come a hungry new pack of contenders, ready for battle and armed to the teeth. Following in the footsteps of the standard bearers and stalwarts of British thrash like Onslaught, Xentrix, Acid Reign and Solitary, Thrasherwolf are ready to take their place in the trenches...
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  • Chancroid

    Chancroid - Bestial Perverse Of The Anomalies Psychoneurotic

    August 12, 2020

    The scene was set for the full length debut album from Indonesian brutal death metallers Chancroid, when their limited edition CD-R single, ‘Maximum High Tension Penetrating’, sold out in double quick time, back in 2018. And now the wait is over...
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  • Elderseer

    Elderseer - Bind Us As One promo video

    August 06, 2020

    Imperative PR are delighted to be working with pagan doom lords Elderseer, helping to spread word of their weighty new video, ‘Bind Us As One’, to all corners of the metal world. Elderseer only formed in the dying embers of 2017, but their haunting melodies and heaviness...
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  • Aborted Fetus

    Aborted Fetus prepare to release Pyramids Of Damnation

    July 20, 2020

    The world may seem to be in a permanent state of change and uncertainty at the moment, but there are still some things that you can trust. When the primal roar of Aborted Fetus shakes the Ural Mountains then you know that an album of monstrous death metal...
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  • My Silent Wake

    My Silent Wake prepare to release Damnum Per Saeculorum

    July 15, 2020

    My Silent Wake have always been different from the rest and stood apart from their peers. Their music is unconstrained by expectations, blissfully unaware of the rules that govern the genres they wander through...
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  • Oneiric Celephais

    Oneiric Celephaïs prepare to release The Obscure Sibyl

    July 01, 2020

    It takes a special kind of band to combine the crushing power of death metal with precise technicality and extreme dexterity to create something that is in equal measures beautiful, thrilling and bewildering. Hailing from Florence, a city of remarkable art...
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  • Phobetor

    Phobetor prepare to release When Life Falls Silent

    June 19, 2020

    When Phobetor released their first EP, Burning Memories, a little over a year ago, they were already hungry to push things further. They knew they had so much more to say, both musically and lyrically, than they had managed to express on their first release...
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  • Utilitarian

    Utilitarian release Fight War, Not Wars. Destroy Power, Not People

    June 18, 2020

    Human society has become rooted in greed and selfishness. Money is the driving force, the deciding factor behind everything and the rich pit the poor against each other...
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  • Stench Of Profit

    Stench Of Profit prepare to release No Place To Hide

    June 16, 2020

    The 2019 EP, Human Discount, offered a tantalising glimpse of what Italian grinders Stench Of Profit had to offer. Now, at long last, they have returned with their full length debut album, No Place To Hide, a blistering tour de force of breathtaking power and intensity...
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  • Black Altar

    Black Altar & Kirkebrann prepare to release Deus Inversus

    June 01, 2020

    Two unique powers from the underground black metal scene, carefully selected contributors of vast experience and impeccable reputation and a collection of breathtaking songs – together these ingredients have the potential to create something darkly magical. Deus Inversus...
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  • Texas Murder Crew

    Texas Murder Crew prepare to release Everyone's Last Breath

    May 29, 2020

    The brutality of the Texas death metal scene is notorious throughout the worldwide metal underground and there’s now a new contender for the title of sickest, heaviest band from the lone star state. Texas Murder Crew are about to detonate their debut album...
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  • Forged In Black

    Forged In Black prepare to release Ten Years At The Forge

    May 26, 2020

    Ten years of heavy metal, ten years of British steel, ten years at the forge...Over the last decade Forged In Black have released two full length albums and three EPs. They’ve played Hammerfest with Sepultura and Bloodstock with the Scorpions...
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  • Zebadiah Crowe

    Zebadiah Crowe prepare to release Host Rider

    May 18, 2020

    It was never just a game. That thought spins around your head as you become frantic, fevered, lost in the chaos of the moment. You’re burning inside as the thick poison forces its way through veins never meant to conduct such tainted, viscous infection...
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  • Foul Body Autopsy

    Foul Body Autopsy prepare to release Purified Ready To Reclaim

    May 15, 2020

    For the last two years Foul Body Autopsy has been walking the dusty roads of a world in the rotting grip of the undead. Inspired by the classic zombie films of George E. Romero Tom Reynolds brought us the This Machine Kills Zombies album and follow up EP The Unquiet Dead...
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  • Basement Torture Killings

    Basement Torture Killings prepare to release Lessons In Murder

    May 06, 2020

    Basement Torture Killings...with each passing year, each album released, they just seem to get sicker and sicker. There really is no cure for this kind of murder-obsessed lunacy. If 2017s There’s Something About Beryl pushed you to your limits, then prepare to be taken deeper...
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  • Conflict

    Conflict release Decision Code

    May 01, 2020

    With their last full length release of original material, 2014s Transform Into A Human, Moscow’s Conflict established themselves at the very pinnacle of cold, industrial cyber metal. Everything about that release, from the music to the artwork, the photography to the lyrical concepts and accompanying video were in a different league...
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  • Foetal Juice

    Foetal Juice prepare to release Gluttony

    April 17, 2020

    Four years on from their bulldozing debut album, Masters Of Absurdity, the ravenous dogs of Foetal Juice are back with a new full length record that redefines their own appetite for sickness and savagery. Gluttony is an unflinching exposé of the depths to which the human race has sunk...
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    The Lockdown Interviews

    April 14, 2020

    In these times of uncertainty, with the world in the grip of the coronavirus pandemic and many of us confined to our homes, we reached out to the Imperative Management bands...how are they coping? What’s keeping them sane in this unprecedented situation? What are their plans for when this shadow finally passes? And what are their messages to you...
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  • Final Coil

    Final Coil prepare to release Convicted Of The Right

    April 01, 2020

    2019 was a triumphant year for Final Coil. Their second album, the powerful concept piece The World We Left Behind For Others was showered with critical acclaim – Zero Tolerance Magazine left nearly speechless by its array of treasures, proclaiming the album to be possessed of “too much awesomeness to mention”...
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  • Engutturalment Cephaloslamectomy

    Engutturalment Cephaloslamectomy prepare to release Glam Not Slam

    March 20, 2020

    After six long years the smiling slammers have returned! In 2014 Engutturalment Cephaloslamectomy released their 8.1.2. EP, featuring the pit anthem ‘Let Me See Some Hammers’, proving it was possible to play the most brutally heavy and technically adept slam death...
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  • Ante Inferno

    Ante-Inferno prepare to release Fane

    March 16, 2020

    The whispers began in the winter of 2017, when the demo, A Dream Of The Devil was released; a new force in UK black metal was emerging. From the hills of the north came a sound of violence and revelation...the sound of Ante-Inferno. Now, as a new decade dawns...
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  • Oath Of Damnation

    Oath Of Damnation prepare to release Fury And Malevolence

    February 24, 2020

    It’s been a long wait for the second album from the Australian devils of Oath Of Damnation, six years since the initial clarion call of The Descent was heard – but now the silence has been shattered and the armies of darkness are marching once more...
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  • Gaylord

    Gaylord prepare to release Wings Of The Joyful

    February 20, 2020

    Richard Weeks has been part of a prolific number of musical projects in the metal underground over the years. He has also been a strong voice against the insidious growth of extremist political ideologies that have poisoned parts of that scene. Through his work with Sea Wolves Of The Atlantic, Olivia Neutered John and particularly Gaylord...
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  • The Medea Project

    The Medea Project prepare to release Sisyphus

    February 10, 2020

    Originally formed on the east coast of South Africa, The Medea Project always stood out from the crowd. Their fiercely original music was never meant to be part of a scene, their unique vision meaning that they always stood alone...
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  • Apollo Stands

    Apollo Stands prepare to release Minds

    February 07, 2020

    Following on from their successful 2017 debut album, Join Us, Apollo Stands have returned with another outpouring of their unique, imaginative and challenging modern metal. Minds is an odyssey into the endless universe of the human psyche, a stunning exploration...
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  • Architectural Genocide

    Twitch Of The Death Nerve prepare to release A Resting Place For The Wrathful

    February 03, 2020

    In 2014 Twitch Of The Death Nerve unleashed the barrage of their debut album, A New Code Of Morality onto an unsuspecting and wholly unprepared world. However, despite the shock and awe engendered by that release, it was merely the calm before the storm...
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  • Architectural Genocide

    Architectural Genocide prepare to release Cordyceptic Anthropomorph

    January 14, 2020

    From the infamous, incendiary killing fields of Texas, a state that seethes with the most brutal death metal on the planet, come Architectural Genocide with their bone-grinding debut album, Cordyceptic Anthropomorph. Eight songs of pitiless savagery...
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  • Deadspawn

    Deadspawn prepare to release Pestilence Reborn

    January 06, 2020

    Deadspawn have returned from beyond, bringing with them their debut full length album, Pestilence Reborn! Nearly four years since they unleashed the EP, The Source Of Chaos, the lurkers between the worlds are back! With the dark blessings of the creatures that dwell on the periphery of existence...
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