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2022 news from Imperative PR

  • Concrete Age

    Concrete Age prepare to release Bardo Thodol

    December 28, 2022

    Formed in the North Caucasus region in 2011 by Ilia Morozov and relocating to London in 2014, Concrete Age have always been a band who follow their own path. By taking the ancient, primal sounds of ethnic music from around the world and blending them with...
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  • Clades

    Clades prepare to release Absumptus

    November 07, 2022

    Ten years of immersion in the chaos of dissonance and walking the dark paths that wind through the hinterlands of extreme music; absorbing, consuming, invoking – submerging personal identity and becoming a singular presence. Nameless, faceless they have become Clades...
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  • Knim

    Knim prepare to release When A Star Falls

    October 26, 2022

    In the spring of this year Knim stepped from the shadows of their West Yorkshire home and presented their debut single to the world. A Prisoner On The Seas was an epic adventure – both musically and lyrically – and touched with magic. It opened a portal...
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  • The Wolves Of Avalon

    The Wolves Of Avalon prepare to release Y Gododdin

    October 17, 2022

    Six years on from the release of their epic Across Corpses Grey release The Wolves Of Avalon have returned with their fourth album of dark, progressive pagan metal - Y Gododdin. Once more the Wolves invite you to walk with them through the pages of Britain’s history...
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  • Hellfekted

    Hellfekted prepare to release Death Of Iron

    October 14, 2022

    With axe or noose or knife; or with his gnarled and malformed hands and prodigious strength...he is a life-taking machine. His hood has become his face and death his reason to breathe. Nothing exists beyond the rush of blood, the breaking of bones and the...
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  • Imperial Execration

    Imperial Execration prepare to release Commanding Satan’s Crusades

    October 12, 2022

    Hell has added a new battalion to its armies, with brutal death metal outfit Imperial Execration poised to bring some serious heavy artillery to the ranks of the infernal host. Featuring guitarist/bassist...
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  • Stabbing

    Stabbing prepare to release Extirpated Mortal Process

    October 10, 2022

    Having hit the world where it hurts with their Ravenous Psychotic Onslaught EP last year, Stabbing are back with their debut full length album, Extirpated Mortal Process. Harder, faster, heavier and even more merciless that its predecessor, Extirpated Mortal Process delivers...
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  • Foul Body Autopsy

    Foul Body Autopsy prepare to release Shadows Without Light: Part Three

    September 27, 2022

    It’s been a year now since Foul Body Autopsy’s Shadows Without Light trilogy began; a year since Tom Reynolds, the lone artist behind the Foul Body Autopsy name, began charting his progress...
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  • 9 Dead

    9 Dead prepare to release 9 Dead

    September 17, 2022

    Formed in 2020 by ex-members of The Gurchick Tree, New Jersey’s brutal death metal machine 9 Dead have been on a powerful upwards trajectory ever since. In 2021 they signed with the world renowned Comatose Music – the definitive label for all things insanely heavy...
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  • Desecrate The Faith

    Desecrate The Faith prepare to release III

    September 12, 2022

    Five years ago Houston’s Desecrate The Faith unleashed their second album, Unholy Infestation – a direct and devastating release which had Metal-Rules declaring the band to be amongst “Death Metal’s best and brightest”. Clearly the intervening years...
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  • Spider God

    Spider God prepare to release Fly In The Trap

    September 12, 2022

    The time has finally come for the debut full length album of original material from the entity that is Spider God. After three EPs, four split releases and one groundbreaking and critically acclaimed collection of pop covers – each one injected with Spider God’s transformative...
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  • Even Flow

    Even Flow prepare to release Mediterraneo

    August 29, 2022

    Formed in the late ‘90s by guitarist Pietro Paolo Lunesu and his brother, drummer Giorgio Lunesu, Even Flow announced themselves to the world with their 2008 EP, Dream Weaver. The Italians quickly established themselves as purveyors of magnificent progressive metal...
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  • Coathanger Abortion

    Coathanger Abortion prepare to release Plan C

    August 11, 2022

    More than twenty years into a career of bludgeoning, battering brilliance and Tennessee’s Coathanger Abortion have returned with their third full length album; bringing together all the elements that have made them such a renowned name on the underground death metal scene ...
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  • Sermon Of Mockery

    Sermon Of Mockery prepare to release Crippler Crossface Murder Suicide

    August 10, 2022

    Back in 2014 vocalist Johnny Paoline (Mortal Decay) joined forces with a Ukrainian band that in 2017 would adopt the name Sermon Of Mockery. Together they recorded an EP of furious, brutal death metal...
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  • Strangle Wire

    Strangle Wire prepare to release Shaped By Human Frailty

    August 10, 2022

    It’s been four years since Belfast’s Strangle Wire hit us with the devilish, psychological horrors of The Dark Triad EP. Over the course of those intervening years the band have clearly been honing their skills...
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  • And Now The Owls Are Smiling

    And Now The Owls Are Smiling prepare to release Epitaph

    August 03, 2022

    Six years on from the beginning of his journey with And Now The Owls Are Smiling, solo artist Nre has reached the end of this tale. After three full length albums and four EPs of all consuming sadness...
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  • Awaken The Misogynist

    Awaken The Misogynist prepare to release Descended From Vast Dimensions

    July 13, 2022

    In 2020 international brutal death metal collective Awaken The Misogynist announced themselves to the world in suitably violent and abrasive fashion with the three track Abuse Of Consumption EP – a release which set out the concept behind their challenging name...
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  • Evil In

    Evil In prepare to release Age Of Immortal Darkness

    July 06, 2022

    Almost exactly a year on from the release of their debut EP, An Ethereal Force Beyond, Evil In have returned. This time multi-instrumentalist Charlie Murphy has been joined by drummer and bassist Steffen Banas of No Coffin and together they have carved out...
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  • Voluntary Mortification

    Voluntary Mortification prepare to release Suffer To Rise

    June 28, 2022

    Driven by a desire to offer hope and support to others, Michigan’s Voluntary Mortification have arrived on the scene with a debut album of shocking power and impact. You’ll never mistake positive intentions...
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  • Forsaken Eternity

    Forsaken Eternity prepare to release A Kingdom Of Ice

    June 23, 2022

    Having fought their way through every hindering obstacle that life could throw at them, Portland, Oregon’s Forsaken Eternity are back, with a debut album that soars beyond every hope and expectation...
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  • Acts Of Sadistic Cruelty

    Comatose Music prepare to release split album Acts Of Sadistic Cruelty

    June 16, 2022

    Featuring twelve new tracks of matchless weight and wickedness, Acts Of Sadistic Cruelty is an essential release for all fans of unbridled brutality. Texans Kill Everything launch the first artillery barrage...
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  • Shuriken Cadaveric Entwinement

    Shuriken Cadaveric Entwinement prepare to release Constructing The Cataclysm

    June 13, 2022

    After a decade entombed in silence the death metal samurai warrior is stirring again! Multi-instrumentalist Jordan Varela (Lust Of Decay) and vocalist Jay Barnes (Cesspool Of Vermin) have invoked the spirit...
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  • Spectral Darkwave

    Spectral Darkwave prepare to release Live Fire Exorcise

    June 01, 2022

    After six years away from the frontline, Spectral Darkwave returned to the fray in late 2021 with their incredible second album, At Outer Dark. This stunning collection of monstrous, dark metal was...
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  • Tyrannos

    Tyrannos prepare to release Spears Of The Aten

    May 27, 2022

    Following on from their 2017 demo, Beneath The Pharaonic Necropolis, London based explorers of the extreme Tyrannos have returned. This time they bring with them four songs of challenging, boundary smashing death metal, four songs steeped in horror and swathed in mystery...
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  • Ian Arkley

    Ian Arkley prepares to release Two

    May 25, 2022

    Throughout his musical career Ian Arkley has built up an impressive canon of work with the likes of Seventh Angel, Ashen Mortality, Guillotine Dream and of course the magnificent My Silent Wake. However, in 2020 he released his first solo album...
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  • Between The Killings

    Between The Killings prepare to release The Killing Quartet Vol. 1 - Reflection of Murder

    May 09, 2022

    When you bring together the skills and the sickness of current and former members of Horrific Demise, Gorgasm, Lividity, Colossus, Mortal Decay and Rupture Christ you get one of the most potent...
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  • Brotality

    Brotality prepare to release The Woods Will End You

    May 02, 2022

    Just a year on from their warmly received debut album, Worldwide Desolation, Brotality are back with a new entry in the chronicle of their remarkable rise through the ranks of the metal underground. The Maopolski brothers have crafted an album of accomplished skill...
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  • Likheim

    Likheim prepare to release Alt Skal Svinne Hen...

    April 20, 2022

    Launching Underground Kvlt Records, the new subsidiary of renowned black metal label, Odium Records, are Likheim – a chilling distillation of the essence of harsh, atmospheric Norwegian black metal – with their debut EP, Alt Skal Svinne Hen..., meaning ‘all shall disappear’...
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  • Consecration

    Consecration prepare to release Cinis

    April 19, 2022

    Having riven the world with grief with their last monumental album, Fragilium, Consecration have delved deep beneath the earth for darker secrets and more sinister spirits. All the tears have fallen now and the dead walk in the ruins of their past lives...
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  • Timoratus

    Timoratus prepare to release My Life In A Made Metal Band

    April 19, 2022

    Two years on from their wickedly humorous insight into life in an underground metal band with My Life In A Mediocre Metal Band, Timoratus are back - and this time they’re exploring the pleasures and pitfalls of life at the very top. Once again they combine...
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  • Sijjeel

    Sijjeel prepare to release Salvation Within Insanity

    April 11, 2022

    The Cyclopean Megaliths EP warned of the terror that was to come and now all hell is unleashed – Sijjeel have returned with their first full length album, featuring eight songs of horror, each one a nightmare brought to life...
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  • Foul Body Autopsy

    Foul Body Autopsy prepare to release Shadows Without Light: Part Two

    March 28, 2022

    In October of 2021 Tom Reynolds released the first part of his latest, most ambitious Foul Body Autopsy project to date. Shadows Without Light Part One was the opening EP in a trilogy of releases...
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  • Texas Murder Crew

    Texas Murder Crew prepare to release Wrapped In Their Blood

    March 18, 2022

    When Kevin Clark – one half of the guitar team responsible for Devourment’s legendary Molesting The Decapitated debut – announced his new band, Texas Murder Crew in 2018...
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  • Rise To The Sky

    Rise To The Sky prepare to release Every Day, A Funeral

    March 18, 2022

    It has been less than a year since multi instrumentalist and composer Sergio González Catalán released the last album from Rise To The Sky, his vessel for outpourings of grandeur, doom and grief...
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  • Aeternus Prophet

    Posthuman Abomination prepare to release Mankind Recall

    March 14, 2022

    Four years on from their formidable debut album, Transcending Embodiment, Posthuman Abomination are back with increased intensity and superior firepower. Eight new tracks of obliterating brutality...
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  • Aeternus Prophet

    Aeternus Prophet prepare to release Ruthlessness

    March 14, 2022

    Aeternus Prophet have been a powerful force on the Ukrainian metal scene for more than a decade now. They have stood alone, a bastion against the tides of time and change, holding fast to the original spirit of early death and black metal...
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  • Flayed Disciple

    Flayed Disciple prepare to release A Hell In Living Flesh

    March 11, 2022

    After an eight year leave of absence Flayed Disciple are back on the frontlines, bringing with them five new tracks of incendiary death/thrash metal! The sound of endless war and eternal conflict...
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  • Sylvan Realm

    Sylvan Realm prepare to release Waldeinsamkeit

    March 02, 2022

    Sylvan Realm’s second album has overcome considerable adversity on its way to the light. The band, comprised of guitarist/vocalist Sylvan (Reverie), drummer Evan Madden (Woods Of Ypres) and Jason Ian-Vaughn Eckert (Aurora Borealis) began work on the follow up to their well received debut album, The Lodge of Transcendence...
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  • Wretched Tongues

    Wretched Tongues prepare to release Ulter Praefinitum

    February 25, 2022

    Following on from their well received EPs, Burial Grounds and Death Eater, New Hampshire’s Wretched Tongues are now ready to unleash their full length debut album. Featuring nine songs of unbelievable heaviness, shocking impact and breathtaking ingenuity...
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  • Knim

    Knim prepare to release A Prisoner On The Seas

    February 23, 2022

    Hailing from West Yorkshire Knim are a three-piece band who blend progressive rock and epic metal, weaving threads of glorious melody through thrilling guitar riffs, sending impassioned vocals riding across turbulent landscapes of thunderous rhythms...
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  • Dreamfire Alexa Ray

    Dreamfire and Alexa Ray unite for The Rains Of Castamere from Game Of Thrones

    February 18, 2022

    Back in the summer of 2017 Dreamfire, the grand, ambient/neoclassical creation of reclusive artist Osirion, released an epic, immersive, instrumental reimagining of ‘The Rains Of Castamere’...
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  • Senzar

    Senzar prepare to release Pyre Of Throes

    February 14, 2022

    It has been nearly four years since Senzar announced themselves to the world with their brilliant untitled EP and now it is time for the next chapter in their story to begin. The page has turned and revealed a new work of sinister secrets and unnerving darkness...
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  • Solitary

    Solitary prepare to release XXV Live At Bloodstock

    February 11, 2022

    On Sunday 11th August 2019 Solitary celebrated their 25th anniversary of thrash metal dedication with their debut appearance at the Bloodstock Open Air festival. In front of a loud and passionate assembly of fans they tore through some of the highlights from their storied career...
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  • Slob

    Slob prepare to release Deepwoods Shack Of Sodomy

    January 11, 2022

    Nine years of immersion in the filth that bubbles in the deepest sewers of human society, nine years of desensitisation to horror and cruelty, nine years of fashioning the heaviest riffs, the most violent blasts and vocals to scour the insides of your intestines...
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  • Black Altar Vulture Lord

    Black Altar and Vulture Lord prepare to release Deathiah Manifesto

    January 11, 2022

    In 2021 Vulture Lord came roaring back from the gates of hell with their first full length album in eighteen years. Desecration Rite was a vicious onslaught against the forces of the light which proved beyond all doubt the continued potency of these satanic kommandos...
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  • Bludgeoned

    Bludgeoned prepare to release Summary Execution

    January 10, 2022

    There’s a new name in the field of brutal death metal, one that is poised to make a massive, indelible impact on the worldwide scene. Formed in 2018 Bludgeoned refined their sound and adjusted their line-up until everything was in place to deliver a truly monstrous opening gambit...
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