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As Gomorrah Burns

35 years is a long time, even in death metal, and CRYPTOPSY have lived a few lives during that time. At first, with drummer Flo Mounier as their not-so-secret weapon, they appeared to be the last word in brutality. 1996's "None So Vile" is still a benchmark for nauseating heaviness, regardless of ho...
September 5, 2023

Ex-MORBID ANGEL Frontman DAVID VINCENT's Advice To Young Metal Vocalists: 'Be Unique'

In a new interview with Finland's Chaoszine, former MORBID ANGEL and current I AM MORBID frontman David Vincent was asked if he had any advice for up-and-coming metal vocalists looking to advance in the music business. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Have your influences, like wh...
August 29, 2023

SUFFOCATION Announces Fall 2023 North American Tour With INCANTATION

New York death metal pioneers SUFFOCATION will teaming up this fall with legendary death metal band INCANTATION for the "Ancient Unholy Rising Tour 2023". The 26-date trek will kick off on November 7 in Baltimore and makes its way across North America with performances in Montreal, Seattle, and Hous...
August 28, 2023

DAVID VINCENT On His Reunion With PETE SANDOVAL: 'It Feels Really Good To Reconnect With An Old And Dear Friend'

In a new interview with, Australia's first-ever dedicated 24/7 rock and metal online radio station, former MORBID ANGEL frontman David Vincent spoke about his reunion with ex-MORBID ANGEL drummer Pedro "Pete" Sandoval in I AM MORBID. I AM MORBID, which features Vincent (bass, vocals)...
August 23, 2023

CRYPTOPSY Shares Music Video For New Single 'Flayed The Swine'

Canadian extreme-metal legends CRYPTOPSY have revealed their depraved, merciless new single, "Flayed The Swine". Taken from the band's first full-length album in over a decade, "As Gomorrah Burns", it is described in a press release as "an accessible yet face-melting track that takes listeners down...
August 4, 2023


Dan "Chewy" Mongrain (VOIVOD) and Patrice Hamelin (GORGUTS) will resurrect their Canadian cult prog-death band MARTYR to headline this year's Trois-Rivières Metalfest. After a 10-year hiatus, MARTYR accepted the invitation to play its second album, 2000's "Warp Zone", in its entirety and more on Nov...
July 16, 2023

ARCH ENEMY's ALISSA WHITE-GLUZ Is 'Not Ready To Release' Her Debut Solo Album Yet

In a new interview with Finland's Chaoszine, ARCH ENEMY singer Alissa White-Gluz was asked about a possible timeline for the release of her long-in-the-works debut solo album. She said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "We're not ready to release it yet, so there's no real timeline yet. I'm stil...
July 9, 2023

CRYPTOPSY Announces 'As Gomorrah Burns' Album, Shares 'In Abeyance' Single

Canadian technical death metallers CRYPTOPSY will release their first full-length album in over a decade, "As Gomorrah Burns", on September 8 via Nuclear Blast Records. The extreme metal foursome emerges renewed and as vital as ever on its massively anticipated LP, which continues CRYPTOPSY's trailb...
July 7, 2023

SUFFOCATION Cancels June/July 2023 European Tour

New York death metal pioneers SUFFOCATION have canceled their previously announced spring/summer 2023 European tour. The 26-date trek was scheduled to launch on June 16 at Hellfest in Clisson, France and conclude on July 15 at Lithuania's Devilstone Festival. Earlier today (Friday, June 2),SUFFOCAT...
June 2, 2023

DAVID ELLEFSON Looks Back On MEGADETH's Early Years: DAVE MUSTAINE 'Needed A Real Right-Hand Man Who Was Gonna Be There'

During an appearance on "Vox&Hops", the podcast hosted by Matt McGachy, frontman of extreme metal band CRYPTOPSY, former MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson reflected on the band's early years, particularly how he survived the days of rock and roll debauchery and Sunset Strip excess of the late 1980...
June 1, 2023

THE AGONIST Calls It Quits

Canadian metallers THE AGONIST have officially called it quits after a nearly two-decade run. Earlier today (Wednesday, May 10),the band released the following statement via social media: "Dear friends, it's time to make a very difficult but necessary announcement. We have decided that THE AGONIST...
May 10, 2023

CRYPTOPSY Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST, Preps First Full-Length Album In Over A Decade

Veteran death metallers CRYPTOPSY have officially signed with Nuclear Blast Records. One of Canada's most ferocious bands will release its first full-length album in over a decade later this year. CRYPTOPSY vocalist Matt McGachy states: "We are truly excited to have joined Nuclear Blast's roster. Ma...
May 8, 2023

I AM MORBID To Celebrate 30th Anniversary Of MORBID ANGEL's 'Covenant' Album On European Tour

I AM MORBID, the band featuring former MORBID ANGEL members David Vincent (bass, vocals) and Pedro "Pete" Sandoval (drums),along with guitarists Richie Brown (EXMORTUS, THE ABSENCE, TRIVIUM) and Bill Hudson (NORTHTALE, DORO),will embark on a 17-date European tour in the summer. Presented by The Fl...
April 11, 2023

Blasphemous Prophecies

There are now so many different strains of death metal that nailing the genre's true essence has becoming almost entirely pointless. From adherents to AUTOPSY's sludgy code, right through to the hyper-blasting atonality of the brutal DM set, there are many ways to honor the ancient gods. But by conj...
March 8, 2023

SUFFOCATION Announces April/May 2023 'The Warmth Within The Dark' European Tour

New York death metal pioneers SUFFOCATION have announced a 2023 European tour called "The Warmth Within The Dark". Tickets go on sale Monday, February 6 at 11 a.m. CET. Tour dates: April 21 - Latvia, Riga @ Melna Piektdiena April 22 - Estonia, Tallinn @ Club Tapper April 23 - Finland, Jyväskylä @ Lu...
February 3, 2023