#BAZUndergroundUpdates CXL

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It’s the same old song, isn’t it? But a good song nevertheless!

So, let’s see what’s out there…

TRANSCENDING OBSCURITY RECORDS Trying out something new the label is now planning a two-day long fest which will take place on May 5th and 6th in Prague, Czech Republic! Two bands have been announced so far which are the Norwegian Diskord and the Finnish Devenial Verdict and keep an eye open because more are to be announced! The plan is to have 16 bands from 10 countries appear and perform at the fest, and you can head over here for further information!

TRANSCENDING OBSCURITY RECORDS As if we don’t love discount codes! For a whopping 20% discount on everything you see, head over here with TOR and at checkout use the code dec2022!

SELF MUTILATION SERVICES The winter campaign is going strong over at Self Mutilation Services and we suggest you have quick hands because many titles and merch are almost sold out! Head over here to check the selection, and use the code winter 50 for 50% off!

VIA NOCTURNA A mass X-mass sale is going on over at Via Nocturna which offers us 50% off with the code nox50 on orders over 50 euros, and 25% off with the code nox25 on all orders! You find this offer only at their merch shop over here, but keep in mind that it does not apply to items that are previously discounted nor shipping costs!

ASCENSION RECORDS – TROATS PRODUCTIONS – ANCIENT URN RECORDS As a huge winter sale, all releases of the titled labels now come with a 30% discount with the code wintersale30 until December 31st! Head over here, here and here to get your goodies!

GODKILLER We Are The Black Knights brings together two newly-remastered demos by Monaco’s raw Industrial Black Metal duo Godkiller. Debemur Morti Productions have just made this collection available and you can listen to the release in full here, where you can also pick up a copy in various limited vinyl editions.here.

PALACE OF WORMS California-based Avant-garde Metal project Palace of Worms are teasing a track from the forthcoming full-length release Cabal — due out on the 3rd of February on acephale winter productions. Judging from the preview track—available to listen to here—this is going to be a stellar release and not to be missed and not quite like anything else around, with some strong Doom vibes and an instantly attention grabbing guitar tone. The album is available to pre-order from the link above.

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)

Christmas is drawing ever close upon us and soon there will be a last chance to get your shopping done for presents…even if it’s just a fabulous present for yourself!

By Julia Katrin and Tom Osman

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