Xaon

Solipsis by Rob XAON. An elusive name born amidst Switzerland’s highest mountains. Never quite fitting in any of the numerous galleries metal has to offer, drifting through the extremes whilst juxtaposing finesse and vehemence from an unworldly orchestra, endlessly exploring the vast echoic gloominess of the human mind. In only a few short years, the…

Vile Apparition

Depravity Ordained by Jamie Colic & Oliver Ballantyne Vile Apparition is an Australian band formed by Jamie Colic and Oliver Ballantyne halfway through 2017 with the sole intention of creating bludgeoning Death Metal somewhat influenced by early 90s New York and Canadian brutal death bands as well as some of the more abstract styles that…

Public Grave

Cadaverous Resurrection By Korny Founded in Fürstenfeldbruck (near Munich; Germany) in 2008, the members of Public Grave went from a group of friends, brought together by their favourite music genre, to the only slamming and grooving death metal band in town. In the past ten years, Public Grave got in touch with many underground metal…

Profanation

Into Cascades of Blood and Burning Soil By Baked Bones Since 1997 Profanation renders uncertain the german Deathgrind scene. Having to face numerous line-up changes over the years, the main core Alex, Luxl and Anton, always kept the flame burning. Developing their key strengths, nefariously brutalized tunes with double-flight killer vocals and mixing relentless speed…

Horrisonous

A Culinary Cacophony by Yonn Hailing from Sydney, Horrisonous formed in late 2015 and comprise a handful of hardened members of the local underground scene (Backyard Mortuary, Golgothan Remains, Canine & Illimitable Dolor to name a few). Horrisonous deliver aural slime, decay and misery by means of an ageless brand of Death Metal that’s equally…

Ectoplasma

White-Eyed Trance By JG We are here for death metal and no other reason. We are active since 2013, we began the band as a duo but later we wanted to play live so we got upgraded into a full band. Since the beginning and until right now, in a period of five years, we…

Aephanemer

Prokopton By Martin Hamiche HMA: Please introduce yourself and tell us how you started your journey as a musician? Hello there! I’m Martin, lead guitar and songwriter in Aephanemer. My journey as a musician began in 2004 when I discovered System of a Down which was my first metal band, and actually the first music…

Hypoxia

Abhorrent Disease by Mike Hrubovcak Hypoxia is a New York City-based death metal band featuring members from Monstrosity, Secrecy, Castrator and Lethal Entity. Hypoxia was founded in 2008 by Drummer Carolina Perez and Guitarist Carlos Arboleda. In 2015 Hypoxia recruited Monstrosity Vocalist Mike Hrubovcak into the band for the Recording of their First full-Length album…

Fit For An Autopsy

The Sea Of Tragic Beasts By Joe Badolato Our new material it’s dynamic and powerful. The songs cover a variety of themes and moods, and it can be very aggressive while being thought-provoking. This is our second time working with Adam Burke, and we love the way he captures the visual representation of the record. …

CRS

The Collector Of Truths By Sir OZ & Francisco “Chucky” Oroz CRS is a death metal band from Sonora, Mexico, formed in 1991 with the name of Cirrhosis by Francisco “Chucky” Oroz and Sir OZ, being the only original members in the current lineup. Due to their technical capacity, they incorporated early progressive elements and…

Hath

Of Rot and Ruin By Frank Albanese I am Frank Albanese, I play the guitar and scream in the band Hath. I started seriously playing music 16 years ago and never stopped. Several years and bands later, Hath is going strong and we couldn’t be happier. Hath started in 2014 as a project between Frank…

Shed the Skin

We Of Scorn By Kyle Severn Shed the Skin is a Satanic old-school death metal juggernaut. Created by pioneers Kyle Severn (Incantation, Acheron) and Matt Sorg (Ringworm, Blood of Christ). After playing a successful memorial show to a fallen friend and bandmate Tom Rojack of Cleveland’s own Blood of Christ, the seed was sown. Never…

Skinned

Shadow Syndicate By Travis Weickum Firmly rooted in the death metal spectrum, USA’s Skinned have since their inception in 1995, always combined styles to create their very own kind of Extreme Metal by twisting and re-shaping sub-genres, the result is a unique mix of traditional Death Metal, dark Doom soundscapes, hyper blasts, Black Metal dramatic…

Depressed

Afterlife In Darkness By Giovani Venttura Formed in 1998, Depressed represents the search of founding members Giovani Venttura (vocals) and Rodrigo Jardim (guitars) for an aggressive and authentic sounding Death Metal. After recording the demo “Diabolical Servants of the Cross” in 1999, the band ceased its activities in 2000, but returning with full power in…

Cryptworm

Verminosis by Tibor Hanyi & Joe Knight Crypworm is a death metal band formed by Tibor Hanyi (vocals, guitars) and Joe Knight (drums) in 2014 when Tibor moved from Hungary to the United Kingdom. Our first demo got released by Goatprayer Records in 2017 and followed up with the 2018’s “Verminosis” 7” EP released by…

Heads For The Dead

Serpent’s Curse by Ralf Hauber & Jonny Pettersson Heads For The Dead was born from Jonny and Ralf’s shared passion for extreme music and horror films. Right from the start, the aim was to create dark, extreme music that crosses boundaries of a multitude of genres, all draped in a cloak of horror. HMA: What…

Ekpyrosis

Primordial Chaos Restored by Nicolò Brambilla EKPYROSIS, from Italy, stands as a promising reality in the field of death metal. All four in their early 20s, they deliver a low-end, suffocating blend of dark death metal and gloomy down-tempo doom/death sections. In 2017 their debut album “Asphyxiating Devotion” has been released on CD, LP and…