In anticipation for their forthcoming debut album on HELLS HEADBANGERS, the unholy BAT are releasing their Primitive Age demo onto 12" vinyl. Originally released during late 2013, Primitive Age introduced BAT to the world with a bang: crude 'n' rude speed metal wreckage done in the truest, most timeless fashion. Then again, BAT comprises metal lifers, their impressive lineup featuring ex-DRI drummer Felix Griffin, Municipal Waste's Ryan Waste on vocals and bass, and Volture's Nick Poulos on guitar. Already, they've taken their thirst for blood on the road, touring this past summer with Canada's Chainbreaker, and unleashing Primitive Age material on rabid headbangers everywhere. But this is only the start, as BAT are writing both a new 7" as well as their debut album for HELLS HEADBANGERS. Beware of the BAT and enter the Primitive Age!
All copies pressed on traditional black vinyl with laser etched art on side D. Comes in a gatefold cover with lyrics and pressing info.
At long last, HELLS HEADBANGERS is proud to present MORTICIAN's Mortal Massacre for the first time on double-LP vinyl. Originally released in 1993 on CD format, comprising the band's first two 7" EPs - 1990's Brutally Mutilated and 1991's Mortal Massacre, respectively released on Seraphic Decay and Relapse - and buffered by 14 live tracks, the Mortal Massacre compilation is MORTICIAN at their darkest and most primitive. Gutted and gut-busting, disgusting and depraved, there is no other sound quite like MORTICIAN's, and even at this earliest stage, the eternal(ly evil) duo of Will Rahmer and Robert Beaujard had their aesthetic firmly in place. From there, MORTICIAN would go on to legendary status in the death metal underground and influence thousands of bands the world over - and Mortal Massacre is a full hours' worth of proof. This vinyl pressing will be available on a double 12" with laser etched art on side D.
Pressed on COLORED VINYL & only 111 copies on PICTURE DISC (comes with the same insert & cover as the colored vinyl).
Two of HELLS HEADBANGERS' most horror-ridden bands team up for an exclusive split 7": Devil Metal legends NUNSLAUGHTER and horror punk/metal mavericks THE LURKING CORPSES! Firing on all cylinders after their triumphant Angelic Dread, NUNSLAUGHTER storm from the gates with "Hordes of Gomorrah" - three minutes of catchy 'n' cranky death metal the way only they can. On the flipside, fresh from their Workin' For the Devil comeback, THE LURKING CORPSES deliver a malevolent mid-tempo 'banger in "Creatures of the Blackened Moon," sounding a lot like its title. Sure to be a teamup for the ages: get it before it's gone!
At long last, the Warmaster returns! For the past 15 years, SATANIC WARMASTER has remained a highly revered name in the black metal underground: seemingly doing no wrong with converts, but forever riling detractors. Helmed by the tyrant Werwolf - whose involved in the black metal scene stretches back 20-some years, as the original vocalist of Horna - SATANIC WARMASTER have released classic album after classic album, from early essentials like Strength and Honour and Opferblut to relatively more recent monuments like Carelian Satanist Madness and Nachzehrer, and always at their own pace. Longtime supporters of the band, HELLS HEADBANGERS in conspiracy with Werewolf Records, is proud to handle the worldwide release of SATANIC WARMASTER's fifth album, Fimbulwinter. It's been five long years since Nachzehrer,and although the band's been busy with a handful of 7" EPs and splits in the interim, Fimbulwinter is the first full-length to document the Warmaster's development during that time. Highly anticipated to say the very least, Fimbulwinter sees the band expanding into more epic 'n' triumphant waters, but ones that are icier than ever. One could say it's a travelogue across both SATANIC WARMASTER's now-vast discography and also across the history of classic '90s black metal. Granted, the band have largely shaped the paradigm of modern Finnish black metal - itself one of the most prolific and immediately identifiable in the world - but forever an iconoclast AND purist, SATANIC WARMASTER has the innate ability to take well-worn tropes and shape them to his own, diabolic design. Bolstered by full-bodied production - by far, the best the band have had to date - and a further integration of mystical, night-sky synths, Fimbulwinter is a fresh blast of ancient, mildewed stench. Feel the force of Fimbulwinter and submit to its majesty!
Comes with a 12-page booklet featuring lyrics, liner notes & photo collage.
DESTROYER666 should need no introduction. But back in 1997, the Australians were a relatively new entity, forming from the ashes of Bestial Warlust and introducing themselves to the metal underground with the Violence is the Prince of This World EP in '95. Two years later, DESTROYER666 would throw down the gauntlet to the international metal scene with soon-to-be-classic debut album Unchain the Wolves. Devastating yet dynamic to the bitter, bloody end, Unchain the Wolves comprises 50 minutes of black metal magick 'n' might that quickly became the band's ever-unique trademark: epic and anthemic songwriting, gritty yet considered execution, and each song as integral as the last. Just try not headbanging to stone-cold classics like "Australian and Anti-Christ" and "Satan's Hammer"; if you don't, then you must be dead. Now, HELLS HEADBANGERS unchains the wolves with vinyl LP, CD and pro cassette versions of this heavy metal classic. As DESTROYER666 themselves said, Unchain the Wolves!
Comes with a 12-page booklets featuring all lyrics!
At long last, legendary black/death heretics ABOMINATOR return from suspended animation with their highly anticipated comeback album, Evil Proclaimed. After eight years in the abyss, the core creative duo of drummer/vocalist Chris Volcano and guitarist Andrew Undertaker - both longtime veterans of the deadly Australian metal scene - have reignited the hellfire, having learned their lessons well from a devilish hiatus, and thusly deliver a demonic slab of black/death metal carnage. Aptly titled, Evil Proclaimed is ABOMINATOR's fifth album to date, and their first album for HELLS HEADBANGERS. Here, these Oz barbarians range their entire discography, the filth 'n' fury of their earliest days well accounted for whilst showing a nuanced sense of dynamics not heard on their previous albums. The attack's not unlike a heat-seeking missile: stealthy, insistent, focused, FAST...and death imminent. With a history that stretches back more than 20 years now, ABOMINATOR display no signs of softening nor compromise; if anything, they're more committed than ever to harnessing the powers of chaos and unleashing them back as a maelstrom of blackened Metal of Death. Rounded off by the band's best, burliest production ever, Evil Proclaimed is the victorious return everyone's been awaiting of ABOMINATOR. Onward they march...
Professionally printed foldout booklet & factory duplicated cassettes with print on the black shells.
At long last, American black/death barbarians PERDITION TEMPLE release their highly anticipated second album, The Tempter's Victorious. The band's first album for new label home HELLS HEADBANGERS, The Tempter's Victorious follows PERDITION TEMPLE's celebrated debut album, Edict of the Antichrist Elect, from 2010. Though many years have passed, the (hell)fire stills burns brightly in the PERDITION TEMPLE, and The Tempter's Victorious sees the band perfecting their militant, malevolent brand of blackened death metal. However, band founder/scene veteran Gene Palubicki is joined by an elite cadre of new members here, including his old AngelCorpse guitar foil Bill Taylor (also of Immolation) and, on vocals, Black Witchery's intimidating Impurath. Together, the revitalized quintet peal off one surging, contorting attack after another, their crush chaotic yet controlled, making The Tempter's Victorious a swift eight-track tornado. Finally, The Tempter's Victorious!
Professionally printed foldout booklet & factory duplicated cassettes with print on the yellow shells. CD & VINYL EDITIONS OUT MARCH 2015 ON HELLS HEADBANGERS.
At long last, one of the most highly anticipated debut albums ever arrives: GOAT SEMEN's Ego Sum Sathana. At ground zero of the rebirth and resurgence of South American black/death at the dawn of the new millennium, these Peruvian devils delivered one of the most classic demos ever with their self-titled 2002 demo, which has seen countless re-editions in the past decade as well as the band's legendary grow to enviable levels. But alas, a debut album has eluded the band, and the fervor 'n' anticipation for one have reached critical mass in the metal underground. Taking on almost mythical status (not unlike Sadistic Intent's long-promised debut LP), GOAT SEMEN's Ego Sum Sathana has been in the making for literally a decade. Granted, the band's been keeping busy in the underground since the 2002 demo, releasing a handful of splits with the likes of Nazxul, Krieg, Levifer, and Japan's Sabbat, among others, as well as two highly coveted live albums - but each step of the way, it's only been a few songs teasingly released a time.
But now, Ego Sum Sathana explodes into being, fully formed as the ultimate GOAT SEMEN statement. Like a veritable travelogue across the history of South American metal barbarity the past three decades, Ego Sum Sathana surges and gnashes with all the hellfire and hatred the continent's black/death is world renowned for, and yet the quartet imbibe all these traditions and spit them out nastier than ever. Song dynamics and even lengths range a surprising amount of ground for metal so hideous and maniacal; likewise, the production finds the right balance between raw and well-rounded. Through it all, however, the feeling of imminent implosion lurks around every dark 'n' diseased corner, chaos nearly taking hold and never losing its grip, whipping the listener into either a full-on frenzy or a state of perpetual tension. GOAT SEMEN laugh all the while, the masters taunting their servants, and Ego Sum Sathana summarily the execution the latter's begging for. If you were ever seeking the perfect combination of INRI, Black Force Domain, Aquelarre, Sexual Carnage, and Wicca...look no further.
What's it sound like to go Beyond Death? That's precisely the question GOUGE answer with their titular debut album. These Norwegian death metal upstarts started off with a bang with their Doomed to Death EP, one of HELLS HEADBANGERS' hottest 7" in recent years, and now with Beyond Death, the unholy duo upratchet their ravenous deathnoise x 666. GOUGE's influences are clearly from the oldest of schools - Repulsion, Autopsy, Death Strike, and earliest Death - but even just a cursory listen to Beyond Death reveals an acute understanding of what drives those sounds rather than the replication of them: their attack is gross and guts fucking, but burning with a passion that's blanching to behold. Not to mention that these young mavericks know how to write actual songs - and there's 10 quick-hitting slices of absolute DEATH here. No better time, then, to go Beyond Death with GOUGE.
HELLS HEADBANGERS is proud to present the debut of a doom-death juggernaut whose name will surely be on everyone's tongues soon enough: DWELL's Vermin and Ashes, which compiles the band's demo debut as well as three new songs, making for a full-length release. Hailing from Denmark and boasting a membership with deep veteran status - including current members of HELLS HEADBANGERS death-commandos CEREKLOTH - the five-piece DWELL create a tar-thick, ominously bubbling brew on Vermin and Ashes. Their sound is undoubtedy rooted firmly in classic death metal, but their heaving, lumbering thrust is equally grounded in ancient doom metal. Along with half-sorrowful/half-haunting lead lines, well-timed bouts of blasting speed, and the occasional dusting of mystical synth, DWELL's Vermin and Ashes encompasses all that its song titles suggest: among them, "Vermin In My Arteries," "A Collapse Sublime," "Plunging Into Ash Tombs," and the telltale "Become the Void." Moody yet never totally defeatist, it's a sound that's at once lost to the mists of time yet also surprisingly fresh, for DWELL have few compatriots mining this barren wasteland of doomed-decibel wreckage. Hear the beginning of greatness with Vermin and Ashes, and jump on the VERMIN bandwagon before it's too late.
OUT NOW ON HELLS HEADBANGERS: Professionally printed foldout booklet & factory duplicated cassettes with black print on transparent shells.
Without a doubt this album stands strong as one of the most significant Black Metal releases ever!!! Released in 1993 on Candlelight Records, the debut full length CD of HAVOHEJ (Jehovah spelled backwards) came forth originally as a vessel for continuing the PROFANATICA legacy. It features what some consider the best versions of many PROFANATICA classic blasphemies as well as a few newer tracks never before recorded. More than any other recording to date, this release showcases an exceptionally unique drumming style that merges with the guitar riffs in a way that no other band has ever managed to come close to. This IS the essence of evil and blackness with each and every sinister guitar riff, complimented by a signature vocal style that truly embodies the meaning of true Unholy Black Metal. This re-issue has a reworked layout with additional artwork, liner notes & corrected track list which creates a package that by far rivals the original.
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GOUGE - Beyond Death (LP, TAPE) PERDITION TEMPLE - The Tempter's Victorious (LP/PicLP, TAPE) The HAUNTING PRESENCE - The Haunting Presence (MLP) DWELL - Vermin And Ashes (MLP) SATANIC WARMASTER - Fimbulwinter (LP) INCANTATION - Entrantment of Evil (MLP) GOAT SEMEN - Ego Sum Sathanas (CD, LP) TERMINAL DEATH - Terminal Death (2-LP) ABOMINATOR - Evil Proclaimed (LP) ACID WITCH - Midnight Movies (MLP, MCD) DEATHHAMMER - Evil Power (CD, LP, TAPE) BARBATOS - Straight Metal War (CD, LP, TAPE) DEMONA - 2015 (EP)