Morbid Angel and Suffocation Books The Devastation On The Nation Tour with UADA, Mortiferum, Fulci, and Knoll

Morbid Angel and Suffocation have booked a tour with UADA and others for the 2024 Devastation On The Nation Tour! Other bands on the tour include Mortiferum, Fulci, and Knoll. Tickets go on sale this Friday, May 3rd 2024 at 11 am EST. See all dates below! Continue reading

Satanik Royalty Records Books Druid Lord, Drouth, Coffin Rot, Mortiferum, Civerous, Drawn And Quartered and More for Disemboweled God Fest

Satanik Royalty Records will host its second annual Disemboweled God Fest later this month. A celebration of all things death, grind, and crust, the three-day event will take place March 29th, 30th, and 31st and commence with a pre-party on March 28th, all at Belltown Yacht Club in Seattle, Washington.Continue reading

Gaerea Join European “Crypt Of Ancestral Knowledge” Tour Dates with Wolves In The Throne Room and Mortiferum

Portuguese black metallers, Gaerea, have just dropped the news that they are joining as the special guest on Wolves in the Throne Room‘s upcoming European tour. Further support comes from Mortiferum, who are set to open this run of 22 shows. Garea also closed 2023 recording their third album, scheduled for release later this year. Keep reading for more details. 

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Mortiferum Replace Sylvaine at Fortress Fest, joining Triptykon, Wolves In The Throne Room, Blackbraid, and more

US atmospheric death metal band, Mortiferum, have been brought in to replace Sylvaine, after they withdrew from North Yorkshire’s Fortress Festival. Also appearing at the event are Triptykon, Wolves In The Throne Room, Panopticon, Blackbraid, Misþyrming, Regarde Les Hommes Tomber, and more. Day tickets and day splits have been released for the black metal event, taking place 1-2 June at Scarborough Spa, UK. Keep reading for more information.

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Austin Death Fest Adds Mortuous, Witch Vomit, and Others

Taking place at the Mohawk, Austin TX, April 27th and 28th, 2024, Austin Death Fest previously announced Mortiferum, Outer Heaven, Tomb Mold, Phobophilic for the first edition. Now, the festival has added a new raft of bands, as Witch Vomit, Mortuous, Maul, Civerous, Torture Rack and Lunar Chamber join the lineup. Read below for more details.

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Debut Austin Death Fest Announces First Bands Including Tomb Mold and More

Founded by Jason Dahlke of Left To Rot, the inaugural Austin Death Fest has announced its first bands. Tomb Mold, Phobophilic, Outer Heaven, and Mortiferum form the initial lineup, with more to come. The two-day event takes place next April 27th and 28th, at the Mohawk, Austin, Texas. Head into the article for more information.

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Maryland Deathfest to Return in 2024

Gorguts at MDF 2014, photo by Hillarie Jason Photography

In a statement posted on social media, Maryland Deathfest has announced they will return! After a hiatus for 2023 the fest will return from May 23rd to May 26th, 2024. In a message to fans the co-founders of MDF discussed the hiatus and the the return as well as new dates for 2024. MDF 2024 will be their 20th fest in Baltimore. They did announce that aftert the upcoming London Desertfest, they are discontinuing all other festivals they have put on, Netherlands Deathfest, California Deathfest, and more will be no more. You can read a statement from the co-founders Ryan and Evan, below. MDF has operated for almost 20 years, put on 19 fests, and expanded to a global footprint, all while giving a greater voice to Death Metal, Avant-Garde Metal, Stoner Doom, and more genres, perhaps as much or more than any fest in the world.  Continue reading

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Oblivion Access – Various Venues – Austin, Texas     



After a two year postponement, Oblivion Access Festival finally happened! Although I couldn’t attend all four days of festivities, I drove up to Austin, TX on Saturday to catch the legendary hardcore Youth of Today! It only took over three decades to finally see them lol. The festival was quite an undertaking, involving a lot of local Austin venues on 5th, 6th, and 7th Street. After 3 /12 hours of driving I was ready to stretch my legs, get some blood moving and stay cool in the humid Texas heat. Picking up my passes was a breeze as there were signs posted at Native Hostel directing you to the kind staff who greeted people with friendly smiles and words of encouragement to enjoy themselves. 

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FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Oblivion Access Brings a Unique Experience to Music Festivals in Texas This Weekend

Oblivion Access, the eclectic music festival metal, hardcore, hip-hop, electronic, avant-garde, and punk music takes palce this weekend  around Austin, Texas. The multi-venue music festival returns to downtown Austin on May 12-15. Tickets are on sale now! Over 100+ artists are now set to perform including Blonde Redhead, Carcass, The Body, Windhand, Deaf Club, Xiu Xiu, Autopsy, Converge, Full of Hell, Zola Jesus, Youth of Today, Danny, Coven, Grouper, Andy Morin (of Death Grips), The Microphones, HO99O9, Massacre, Cities Aviv, King Woman, Billy Woods, and KTRK, and many others. There is also a plethora of other experiences, vendors villages, merch, food, and other experiences on tap. Check out our day by day guide of the can’t miss artists, set times, and other happenings at Oblivion Access. 

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