#BAZUndergroundUpdates CXIX

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Once again we are back at it, with it being Tuesday and all eh?

So, let’s see what’s out there…

HYPNOTIC DIRGE RECORDS The summer sale is in full bloom! Until this coming Thursday, Hypnotic Dirge Records are running a store-wide sale where you can get 20% off any order over $50, and 30% off any order over $100! Simply use the codes 20OFF or 30OFF depending on your order at the checkout! Head over here to check out the selection, and remember: the offer is valid on anything and everything on the webshop!

DISTANT Only at the webshop, you can now get 10% off on your order at Distant and get a free pair of Distant sunglasses, posters and free download of their e-book! The offer is ending on july 24th, so make sure you have quick hands and head straight over here!

NEUROT RECORDINGS We love the Pay What You Can weekly offer over at Neurot Recordings, and this week’s pick is the album Run Thick in The Night by U.S. Christmas! Head over here to secure your copy, and simply pay what you can!

BLACK LION RECORDS The good people at Black Lion Records are not making us disappointed in the least, and have now decided to extend their 50% summer sale along with a sale on vinyl for older stock! Head over here to check out the label´s selection, and use the code summer50 at the checkout!

LIVE BURIAL Via Transcending Obscurity Records, Live Burial´s latest full length album is one of their most anticipated releases this year and according to the label: is the group´s best one so far. Now two songs are streaming with more tracks lined up to be premiered soon, and all you need to do is head over here to give them a listen!

NON SERVIAM Ah, our dear friends! The video presentation of Not a Minute Of Silence…A Lifetime of Struggles! by Non Serviam is now available to watch in full right over here!

CZARNY BEZ The new album Ludzie, Duchy, Bogi is out now by the industrial folk metal ensemble Czarny Bez which consists of 12 tracks in the style of industrial folk metal. If that sounds like something that could very well be your cup of tea, you can head over here to the band’s YouTube Channel, and watch the official video to one of the album tracks Perun. Should you definitely like what you hear, make sure you head over here to secure your copy of the album!

CODE The great, multi-faceted, black metal group Code have just released a raw and very cool sounding rehearsal of four powerful tracks from their catalogue. You can download the tracks pay what you want. For fans, it’s a cool opportunity to hear alternate versions, for the uninitiated, a decent entry point to this excellent band. Check out the recording here.

BENOTHING Last year saw the release of a great slice of twisted death metal in the form of Temporal Bliss Surrealms by Benothing. Now Everlasting Spew Records have put out a smart, limited colour vinyl version of the album. Just a few copies are remaining. You can check it out and order here if you’re quick. And just check the album out anyway if you aren’t familiar. It’s a peach.

MAUL And for some lumbering, monstrous death metal that sounds like it’s bursting out from the fiery depths, check out Seraphic Punishment, the new album by Fargo, North Dakota’s Maul. The album is out now on redefining darkness records on various formats. Check it out, listen and purchase here.

AEIR Hey you! Yes, you! You look like the kind of person who’d like some post-rock with a side order of nasty sludge metal. If that’s so, check out this forthcoming album by Aeir titled A Frith Befouled. Due for release on 5th August on Moment Of Collapse Records, you can pre-order and listen to preview tracks here. Heavy, atmospheric, melodic and something different.

Having to pay gigantic sums for international postage is a real gear grinder. While it’s our default setting to link Bandcamp pages in the case of new and pre-releases, we thought it would be helpful to add some online stores that might provide a useful alternative. So if you see a release you fancy, but it’s being sold in a far off land and you don’t want to fork out on exorbitant shipping, see if any of the links below can remedy the situation.

Dark Essence (Norway) Dark Essence (US)

Deathwish (EU) Deathwish (US)

Direct Merch (Australia)

eOne Heavy (EU) eOne Heavy (UK) eOne Heavy (US)

Ipecac (EU) Ipecac (US)

Metal Odyssey (EU) Metal Odyssey (US)

Napalm Records (Germany)

Prophecy Productions (Germany) Prophecy Productions (US)

Rough Trade (UK) Rough Trade (US)

Season of Mist (EU) Season of Mist (US)

Southern Lord (EU) Southern Lord (US)

Throne Records (World)

Transcending Obscurity (EU) Transcending Obscurity (US)

There is no slowing down the summertime, the artists or the labels and therefore we have a brand new week filled with metaly goodness which we do hope you will take advantage of!

By Julia Katrin and Tom Osman

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