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Death ‘Scream Bloody Gore’ (Reissue) 2016

8th May 2017 at 6:35 pm

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After a raft of classic album re-issues has shone a spotlight on some of metals very foundations, it’s now the turn of Death‘s genre defining magnum opus Scream Bloody Gore to get exhumed. The ferocious debut has been dusted down, repackaged and the kitchen…
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DEATH: ‘Spiritual Healing’ To Be Reissued On Vinyl Via Relapse Records; Pre-Orders Available

14th August 2014 at 12:42 pm

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Relapse Records is proud to announce the deluxe vinyl reissue of DEATH’s landmark, genre-defining album Spiritual Healing. Originally released in 1990, Spiritual Healing marked a new turn in the DEATH discography, one which ushered in cleaner production, a new level of boundary pushing musicianship…
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Death ‘Leprosy’ CD/LP/DD Reissue 2014

24th April 2014 at 10:14 am

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You’re walking in a desert. The sun above you is blistering your eyeballs but you have to keep them open so you can trudge step by step by hundredth step, hoping to find some way out of this arid wasteland before night falls –…
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DEATH: Leprosy To See Deluxe Remastered Reissue Via Relapse Records

21st March 2014 at 11:40 am

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The fifth installment in Relapse’s exhaustive reissue campaign of DEATH’s immensely influential catalog is Leprosy, the band’s titanic second album. Originally released in 1988 Leprosy was a pioneering album, building upon the thrash sounds of Metallica and Slayer but adding a previously unheard level…
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Fuoco Fatuo ‘The Viper Slithers In The Ashes Of What Remains’ CD/LP/DD 2014

17th February 2014 at 10:14 am

Fuoco Fatuo

The vaults of hell are deep indeed. From out of unfathomable depths arises a sound so foul and low even the swarming hordes of demons evade it`s path. This monstrous being, clad in tattered skin and bearing a necklace of shattered skulls, it`s enormous…
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Legion Of Andromeda – Demo 2013

19th January 2014 at 8:59 am

Legion Of Andromeda - Demo 2013

There’s something wrong with Legion Of Andromeda. There has to be. There’s no way that this demo could’ve been put together by normal, run of the mill musicians. This is a dirty, nihilistic, twisted piece of sludgy death metal, with cavernous vocals and a…
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Fister ‘Gemini’ CD/DD 2013

17th June 2013 at 11:03 am

Fister

Death-doom records are pretty tough nuts to crack. If you get it right, you come across as being more drenched in blood, pain and suffering than a man eating his own lower intestine. Get it wrong and it’s just a messy abattoir floor of…
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Mantas ‘Death By Metal’ CD/LP/Digital 2012

11th July 2012 at 9:13 am

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Chuck Schuldiner is one of the greatest metal musicians of all time. This isn’t opinion, it’s fact and Relapse Records have decided to prove this by re-releasing a string of classic Chuck albums to an audience who missed them first time round. Of all…
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MANTAS: Premiere Song from Demo Collection

25th May 2012 at 10:37 am

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A song from the upcoming MANTAS Death By Metal collection which will be released via Relapse Records has been released online and can be streamed below. The track “Evil Dead” is taken from the band’s first ever 1984 demo, recorded in the basement of…
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Death ‘Vivus!’ CD 2012

21st January 2012 at 8:53 am

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I sometimes wonder regarding bands that are sadly no more, but clearly were at the absolute pinnacle of their particular pile of hairy guitar slingers, whether people truly realised at the time what they were watching. Now it becomes clear, after a couple of…
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