1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2015-11-13Tracks: Lifeline; Shadow From Mordor; At Death's Door; Violation of Something Sacred, A; Closing Irony, The; Out of Sight, Out of Mind; Captive [1986 Demo], The; Flight of the Nazgul [1986 Demo]; Sight of th...
Artists: Sacrilege (01~UK)
Liner Note Author: Ian Glasper.
Recording information: Hellfire Studios, UK (02/2015); Leeds, UK (02/2015); Rich Bitch Studios, Birmingham, UK (02/2015); Hellfire Studios, UK (07/1985); Leeds, ...continue...
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2015-10-30Tracks: Blood for the Burning Oath/Dungeons of the Disembodied; Elysium of Dripping Death; Ashen With Solemn Decay; Beyond Deserted Flesh
Artists: Hooded Menace
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2015-10-30Tracks: Brown Rainbow; Special Dark; I'm All Gone; Burn My Body; Everything Must Go; Bottom of the Morning; Master Is Away, The
Artists: Pinkish Black
Personnel: Daron Beck (vocals, Mellotron, keyboards, synthesizer); Chuck Brown (trumpet, trombone); Jon Teague (synthesizer, drums).
Recording information: The Echo Lab, Argyle, Texas (02/2015)...continue...
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2015-10-30Tracks: Closing In; Trouble With Being Born, The; Apple of Your Eye, The; Softly, Everyone Dies; I Don't Come Down; Handholder; Take Care; Recounting Scars; Weidorje
Artists: The Great Tyrant
Personnel: Daron Beck (vocals, keyboards, synthesizer); Jon Teague (drums).
Audio Mixer: Matthew Barnhart.
Recording information: Klearlight Studio (2006); The Echo Lab (2006); Klearligh...continue...
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2015-10-16Tracks: Pillars of the Dawn; Total Breakthrough; Mission Creep; Interstellar Package; Diffraction Zone; Toroidal Vortices; Shadow Hand; Metaverse; Siberia II
Personnel: Steve Moore (synthesizer, bass guitar); A.E. Paterra (drums).
Audio Mixer: Steve Moore .
Recording information: Machine Age Studios, Pittsburgh, PA; Steve Moore Private Studio...continue...
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2015-09-18Tracks: Two Urns; Forest Clouds; Crypt Key; Tanngrisnir; Sparrow; Hyperion; Hesperus; Kingfisher; Aition
2015 is the year doom broke. Albums by Pallbearer, YOB, Bell Witch, and Electric Wizard have garnered exceptional attention for a metal subgenre that's been around...well, forever. Richmond, Virginia'...continue...
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2015-09-18Tracks: Neon; Stronger Than Blood; Eclipse; Walkin' Around; Open Road; Ultimate Freedom; Lonewild; III
Artists: Christian Mistress
Recording information: Louder Grass Valley....continue...
2 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2015-09-04Tracks: Jennifer; Cheerleader Corpses; Scatology Homework; Trojan Whore; Ghost of a Bullet; Heart and Crossbones; Strangled With a Halo; Intimate Slavery; Mapplethorpe Grey; Tickets to the Car Crash; Naked T...
Artists: Pig Destroyer
Pig Destroyer: Jr Hayes (vocals); Scott Hull (guitar); Brian Harvey (drums).
Recorded from August 2000 to March 2001.
Personnel: JR Hayes (vocals); Scott Hull (guitar); Brian Harvey (dru...continue...
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2015-08-21Tracks: Cowards; Slow Dancing to This Bitter Earth; Levitate the Pentagon; Blood Relative; I Wish You'd Never Gone to School; Canary; Telegraphing; You Are the Stars; Away
Artists: Publicist UK
Personnel: Zachary Lipez (vocals); David Obuchowski (guitar); Dave Witte (drums); Zohra Atash (background vocals).
Audio Mixer: Dean Baltulonis.
Recording information: 1130 Square Feet, ...continue...
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2015-08-21Tracks: Skogen Skulle Do; Hævnen; Onde Born; Volvens Spådom; Jeg er Guden, I er Tjenerne; Nordlys; Mordet; Byssan Lull; Dybt i Skoven; Skadi; Norn
Artists: Myrkur (Black Metal)
Personnel: Myrkur (vocals, guitar, piano); Geloch (guitar); Havard Jorgensen (acoustic guitar); Ole Kenrik Moe (violin); Martin Taxt (tuba); Gone Rekhelt (horns); Myrvoll (drums).
Audio Mixer: ...continue...
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2015-07-24Tracks: Unending Grey; Riverbeds Hewn In Marrow; World Inherited, The; Chords That Thrum Beneath the Earth, The; Every End is Fated In Its Beginning; Waves Forever Shatter Upon Our Shores, The; Carried Apart...
Artists: Hope Drone
Personnel: Christopher Rowden (vocals, guitar, organ); Karl Hartwig (vocals, guitar); Max Buchanan, Aaron Pickersgill (vocals); Francis Keil (drums, percussion).
Audio Mixers: Hope Drone; Chris...continue...
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2015-07-24Tracks: Arc of Extinction; Dark Shales; KXL, Pt. 1; Future of Death, The; Index of Air, An; KXL, Pt. 2; Great Dying, The; Heavy Water; KXL, Pt. 3
Audio Mixers: Locrian; Greg Norman.
Recording information: Electrical Audio, Chicago (07/2014).
Over ten years, Locrian have released a startling number of recordings. From their beginni...continue...
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2015-06-29Tracks: Requiem for X; Back in 74; Book of Skulls; Mysterium; Evil in the Machine; Forest; Dark Bolero; Rebirth
Artists: Goblin Rebirth
Goblin Rebirth could be described as the Italian horror-prog answer to Creedence Clearwater Revisited -- the rhythm section of a noted band hire some guys who can mimic the sound and style of their fo...continue...
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2015-06-29Tracks: Journey; Astral Plane; Don't Kill the Vibe; Sonic Praise; Cross the Divide
Artists: Ecstatic Vision
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2015-06-02Tracks: Serpenticide; Only the Ruthless Remain; Skinless; Flamethrower; Beast Smells Blood, The; Funeral Curse; Barbaric Proclivity
Audio Mixer: Tom Case.
Recording information: Doomsday Bunker Studio, Glens Falls, NY (09/2014-10/2014); Edie Road Studio, Argyle, NY (09/2014-10/2014); Flatline Audio, Denver, CO (09/2014-10/2...continue...
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2015-06-02Tracks: Genocide Interval; Hope Smasher; Void Within, The; Minimal Progress; Protocol for Self-Immolation; Absolutist; Stride Endlessly Through Scorched Earth; Submergence AKA Barren Oceans of Infinity; Erod...
Audio Mixer: Scott Hull .
Recording information: Mauro's House, Scattered Fragments (06/2014); Pinecrust Studio (06/2014); Uisceral Sound (06/2014); Mauro's House, Scattered Fragments (07/2014)...continue...
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2015-05-18Tracks: Lazarus; Fire In the Sky; Stonecracker; Midsummer; Hangman's Hull; We Control the Fear; You People; Prison; Sons of the Soil; Lie, The; Our Day; Devil Knows His Own, The
Artists: Tau Cross
Personnel: Andy Lefton, Jon Misery (guitar).
Audio Mixer: James Adams.
Recording information: Minneapolis (2014); Montreal (2014); The Isle Of Skye (2014).
Photographer: Cavan Bli...continue...
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2015-05-18Tracks: Mountain Stomp; Golden Age; Temple; Shadow of Reality; Wintry Plains; Echoes (Of the Ways We Lived); Carry On
Personnel: Jake Adams, Pete Adams (vocals, guitar); Warren Hawkins (drums).
Recording information: Earth Analog Studio, Champaign, Illinois....continue...
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2015-05-18Tracks: Intro; Stairwell; Or Die; Xenoglossalgia; Nagarachi; Interlude; Calibos/So Fucking Tired
Personnel: Rob Eaten (vocals, keyboards); Chris Terry (vocals); Kris Graves (guitar, mandolin); Chris Newman (guitar); Jeff Morgan (drums).
Recording information: Chrystals Studio In Bryant, Ar...continue...
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2015-05-04Tracks: Miami; United by Hatred; Violence Condoned; Electric Torture; Meaning of Pain; Stabbed in the Back; Shotgun Justice; Parricide; American Luck; Brass Knuckles; Burning Bridges; Concussion; Cranial Sto...
Recording information: Phase One Studios, Toronto, Canada (07/1989-09/1989).
Photographer: Steve Kubica....continue...
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2015-05-04Tracks: In Protest; Sucker for Punishment; Bad Vibrations; Road Gunner; Cheers; Red Money; Free Lunch; Iron Legions; Mental Torture; Psychopath; I Disagree; End of the War; Tow the Line - (previously unrelea...
Recording information: Umbrella Sound, Toronto, Ontario (05/1991)....continue...
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2015-05-04Tracks: Marshall Arts, The; Hypertension; Taste the Floor; Behind Bars; Below the Belt; I'll Only Say It Once; Enforcer; Violent Restitution; Out of the Game; Edge of the Razor; Eve of the Storm; Roll out th...
Tributee: Charles Bronson.
Audio Remasterer: Brad Boatright.
Recording information: Live in Toronto, Canada (02/1988); Phase One Studios, Toronto (02/1988); Live in Toronto, Canada (12/1...continue...
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2015-04-21Tracks: Savage Land; Trapped In Hell; Demonized; Hideous; Gangrene; Closed Casket; Psychic Twin; Gruesome
Lyricist: Matt Harvey.
Personnel: Matt Harvey (vocals, guitar); Daniel Gonzalez (guitar); Gus Rios (drums).
Audio Mixer: Jarrett Pritchard.
Recording information: Riversound Studi...continue...
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2015-04-21Tracks: Sequence 1; Sequence 2; Sequence 3; Sequence 4; Sequence 5; Sequence 6; Sequence 7; Sequence 8; Sequence 8 [Alternate Version]; Gemini, Pt. 2; Twilight Sentinel; DMC-12
Liner Note Author: Zombi.
Instrumental space rock duo Zombi have made a career out of mining the progressive synth sounds of yesteryear and building them into often lengthy jams that recall a g...continue...
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2015-04-07Tracks: To the Initiate; Within and Without; Onward Procession, Pt. 1: These Longest of Days; Onward Procession, Pt. 2: The Soil Calls; Onward Procession, Pt. 3: The Blue Hour; Onward Procession, Pt. 4: Retu...
Personnel: M.D. Wallace, Sanford Parker (synthesizer).
Audio Mixers: Aaron Austin; Kevin Rendleman; Sanford Parker; Minsk.
Recording information: Antisleep Studio, Oakland, CA (2014); Ea...continue...
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2015-04-07Tracks: Time Machine; Forget You; Wake Up; Floor; Line, The; Forgive Me, Karma; Glow; Ear on the Fool; One Day; Bear, Pt. 1, The; Bear, Pt. 2, The
Artists: Royal Thunder
Personnel: Mlny Parsonz (vocals, piano, upright bass); Josh Weaver (guitar); Evan Diprima (drums, percussion).
Audio Mixer: Joey Jones.
Recording information: Aria Recording Studio.
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2015-02-24Tracks: Child of Darkness; Enslaver of Humanity; Frozen Fear; One-Way Road; Serpent Venom; Last Call; Drive Me To the Grave; Into the Grave; Skinned; Through the Gates of Hell; Touch the Sky; Child of Darkne...
Audio Mixer: Shawn Hafley.
Audio Remixer: Geof O'Keefe.
Liner Note Authors: Geof O'Keefe; Randy Palmer.
Recording information: Falls Church, VA (03/25/1979); San Miguel, CA (03/25...continue...
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2015-02-24Tracks: Annihilation Affair; Bishop In Arms; Minions; Loose Men; Undone; Blasted; No Servants; Believe It; Barrier Hammer; Restarter
Personnel: Andrew Elstner, Steve Brooks (vocals, guitar); Jonathan Nunez (guitar, violin, synthesizer); Rick Smith (drums, percussion).
Audio Mixer: Kurt Ballou.
Recording information: D...continue...
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2015-02-10Tracks: Old Hate; Truth In Bone; Sun Chaser, The; R.I.P.; Black Ice; I; Hive, The; Cold Hands; Long Knives; Honor Among Thieves; II; Ageless
Artists: Call of the Void
Personnel: Steve Vanica (vocals); Patrick Alberts, Gabe Morales (guitar); Kim Pack (violin); Jake Montenegro (piano); Alex Pace (bass guitar); Godon Koch (drums); Casey Hansen (percussion).
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2015-01-27Tracks: Poisoned Altars; Clearing at the End of the Path, The; Wound Outside of Time, A; Open Sore, An; Offering Pain (And an Open-Minded Center); Suckling at the Teat of a She-Beast; (All Hopes of a New Day...
Artists: Lord Dying
Lyricist: Erik Olson.
Personnel: Erik Olson (vocals, guitar); Chris Evans (guitar); Rob Shaffer (drums).
Audio Mixer: Joel Grind.
Recording information: Audio Siege Studios, Portl...continue...
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2014-12-09Tracks: It; Ghost of Teeth and Hair; Beast and the Drowning Bucket, The; Knights of the Rail; We Live in a Cave; Sandwich for the Attic Angel; Stranger; Mister Frye, the Janitor Guy; Mary is Coming; Honey an...
Artists: Cretin (Grindcore Band)
Personnel: Marissa Martinez-Hoadley (vocals); Elizabeth Schall (guitar); Col Jones (drums); Matthew Widener (background vocals).
Audio Mixer: Matthew Widener.
Recording information: Dead...continue...
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2014-11-10Tracks: Lying In Ruin; Healing Through Death; Random Cosmic Violence; Detritus
Personnel: Justin Cory (vocals, guitar); Joel Williams (vocals); Johnny Lovingood (guitar); Zeke Rogers (drums).
Audio Mixer: Jared 'Fester' See.
Recording information: Haywire Studios (...continue...
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2014-11-10Tracks: Radiate And Recede; Then Window
Artists: Anatomy of Habit
Lyricist: Mark Solotroff.
Personnel: Mark Solotroff (vocals, synthesizer); Will Lindsay (guitar); Kenny Rasmussen (piano); John McEntire (drums); Blake Edwards (percussion).
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2014-11-10Tracks: Reverse; Gothics; Insanity Dance; Anechoic Horizon; Fields of None, The; New Weather; Shadows And Light; Umbra
Artists: Broughton's Rules
Personnel: Ben Matthews (guitar, acoustic guitar); Jeff Ellsworth (guitar); Bill Baxter (drums).
Audio Mixer: Justin Pizzoferrato.
Recording information: Sonelab, Easthampton, MA.
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2014-10-28Artists: Nothing (Philadelphia)
Lots of bands have picked up the shoegaze ball and run with it since the original bands flamed out in the early '90s. Not too many of them can say their guiding force spent time in prison for attempte...continue...
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2014-10-27Tracks: Human Obsolescence; Perfecting Slavery; Inanimate; Devouring the Essence of God; One Percent Incomplete; Loathed In Life/Praised In Death; By My Demons; Laborem Morte Liberat Te; Inevitable Return To...
Artists: Abysmal Dawn
Personnel: Charles Elliott (vocals, guitar); Elised Garcia (vocals); Andy Nelson (guitar, background vocals); Scott Fuller (drums).
Audio Mixer: John Haddad .
Recording information: Arti...continue...
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2014-10-27Tracks: Entropy; Collapse; Revenant; Bereavement; Rot; Allfather; Veil
Personnel: Lenny Smith (vocals); Brooks Blackhawk (guitar); Maxamillion Avila (drums).
Audio Mixer: Billy Anderson .
Recording information: Everything Hz, Portland, OR (06/2014); Type Fo...continue...
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2014-10-14Tracks: Cavern, The
Artists: Inter Arma
Personnel: Mike Paparo, Dorthia Cottrell (vocals); TJ Childers (guitar, acoustic guitar, lap steel guitar, piano, synthesizer, drums); Steven Russell, Trey Dalton (guitar); Meg Mulhearn (violin); Mike...continue...
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2014-10-14Tracks: Mass & Volume; Red Tar
Artists: Pig Destroyer
Personnel: JR Hayes (vocals); Scott Hull (guitar); Brian Harvey (drums).
Recording information: Omega Studios (12/2006).
Photographer: Josh Sisk.
Multifaceted extremists Pig Destr...continue...
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2014-09-16Tracks: End, The; Ritually Abused; Death and Innocence; No Morals; Friday's Child; Off With Your Head; Henchman, The; Pirate's Night; Turn of a Screw; Kiss Me, Kill Me; Rigor Mortis; Murder By the Minister
Artists: Num Skull
Personnel: Skip McGullam (vocals); Eric Seiller, Tom Brander (guitar); Jeff McGullam (drums).
Audio Remasterer: Brad Boatright.
Recording information: Opus Recording Studio, Gurnee, IL....continue...
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2014-09-16Tracks: Ravnens Banner; Frosne Vind; Må Du Brænde i Helvede; Latvian Fegurd; Dybt i Skoven; Nattens Barn; Ulvesangen
Artists: Myrkur (Black Metal)
Personnel: Rei Myrkur (drums).
Following the tradition of semi-anonymous one-person black metal bands, Danish black metal entity Myrkur surfaced in 2014 with this self-titled debut EP, the work...continue...
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2014-09-16Tracks: Tyranny of Will; I Won't Go; Eyeball Gore; Close To Toast; Bet On Black; Miserable Failure; Living Skull, The; In Greed We Trust; Glocking Out; Rat Shit; U Lock the Bike Cop; Broken Bottles; Bleeding...
Artists: Iron Reagan
Personnel: Tony Foresta (vocals); Mark Bronzino , Landphil Hall (guitar); Ryan Parrish (drums).
Audio Mixer: Kurt Ballou.
Recording information: 04/2014....continue...
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2014-08-05Tracks: Mudfucker; Rattlesnake Steps; Punching Nancy Grace; Our Creation; Vicarious Living; Drifter Aftermath; God Clause, The; Bottom Feeders; No One's Fucking Waiting; Ungrateful; What You've Done Is Gone;...
Personnel: Adam Cody (vocals); Mike Lehmann (guitar); Jason Skipper (drums, background vocals); Jake Wde (background vocals).
Audio Mixer: Jason Skipper.
Recording information: The Radpa...continue...
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2014-08-05Tracks: Crusher Destroyer; March of the Fire Ants; Where Strides the Behemoth; Workhorse; Ol'e Nessie; Burning Man; Trainwreck; Trampled Under Hoof; Trilobite; Mother Puncher; Elephant Man
Mastodon: Brann Dailor, Brent Hinds, Bill Kelliher, Troy Sanders.
Initial pressings included a bonus DVD featuring a live performance at the Masquerade, Atlanta, Georgia on December 1, 2002....continue...
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2014-07-08Tracks: Biomonster Dna; Prescription Culture; Oil and Gas; Sentience; Stockpiling Graves; Deepest Ecology; West Siberian Plain; Earth War; Gloom of Prosperity
Artists: UltraMantis Black
Recording information: Captured Recording Studios (2013)....continue...
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2014-07-08Tracks: View From a Tower; Epochryphal Gloom; Summoning, The; Devilspell; Series of Decay; Anchored In Time
Personnel: Elizabeth Cline (vocals, guitar); Lesley Wolf (vocals); Caryn Havlik (drums).
Audio Mixer: Kevin Bernsten.
Recording information: Developing Nations Studio, Baltimore, MD....continue...
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2014-06-10Tracks: Thanatos; Portraits; Séance; Echoes; Deathtripper; Edge of Darkness; Ashes; Legacy; Severed Lives; Spiral
Personnel: Mike Hill (vocals, guitar, electronics); Sera Timms, J. Bennett (vocals, guitar); Garett Bussanick (guitar); Andrew Hernandez (drums); Ben Brand (electronics).
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2014-06-10Tracks: Into Nowhere; Lost; Teardrops; Ashes of Mourning Life; Spawn of Flesh; Lamentation; In Grief; Life's Verge; Consumed by Darkness; Ceased To Be; Spawn of Flesh
Artists: God Macabre
God Macabre: Per Boder (vocals); Jonas Stalhammer (guitar, mellotron, bass);
Ola Sjoberg (guitar); Tomas Johansson (bass); Niklas Nilsson (drums).
Includes liner notes by Tom Hailey.
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2014-05-27Tracks: Essence of Heresy; House of Worship; Treacherous Waters; Claws; Disfigured Colossus; Systematic Extinction; Torment
Artists: Serpentine Path
Lyricist: Ryan Lipynsky.
Personnel: Ryan Lipynsky (vocals, guitar, synthesizer); Stephen Flam, Tim Bagshaw (guitar); Jay Newman (bass guitar); Darren Verni (drums, percussion).
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2014-05-27Tracks: Still Reborn; Redemption Through Blood; Eventide; Seven Stars Unseen; G.N.O.N.; Until the End; My Hate is Pure; N; Next Level Black
Artists: Black Anvil
Audio Mixer: J. Robbins.
Recording information: The Magpie Cage, Baltimore, MD....continue...