Obscure Gems: Lykathea Aflame – Elvenefris

This is the moment I’ve been waiting for, the reason I started this column. This album is the canonical obscure gem, perhaps the best obscure album of all time. Lykathea Aflame were a Czech progressive brutal death metal band that formed in 1999 (well, technically they formed in ’97 with…

Basick Records Partners With Prosthetic Records/RED For North American Distribution

It looks like Heavy Blog’s favorite record label Basick Records are becoming more accessible. No, it’s not because they’ve stopped signing experimental/prog bands in favor of autotuned genericore, but because they’ve partnered up with Prosthetic Records and SONY’s RED Distribution to bring their catalog of music across the pond to…

Cannibal Corpse Release Their ‘Demented Aggression‘, Announce New Album Torture

Cannibal Corpse have finally given us a peek into the new album Torture, set to be released March 13th through Metal Blade, with a new track ‘Demented Aggression’ and well… it’s Cannibal Corpse isn’t it? The biggest selling death metal band in the US and the second biggest in the world. Their…