Hard to believe the last week of August is already upon us, isn’t it? However, as always before, the never-ending Underground Updates is upon us once more on this last Tuesday of summer!
So, let’s see what’s out there…
ISKANDR Streaming now is the second single, Hoor het Smeken, as well as accompanying video from Iskandr´s upcoming album Spiritus Sylvestris! Head over here to watch the official video and of course afterwards you should head over here to place your album pre-order!
NEUTOR RECORDINGS One of our favourite instalments continues as ever, and Neurot Recordings has once more picked a new album for their Pay What You Can segment! This week it´s Lashing The Rye by Harvestman! Head over here right now to claim your copy and simply pay what you can!
CYCLIC LAW Now you are definitely running out of time and if you still want to take advantage of the summer sale going on over at Cyclic Law you need to have quick hands over here to get 20% off all CDs/LPs and merch! Use the code summer23 at checkout and make sure you do so before August 31st!
CELESTIAL SANCTUARY Cambridge, UK death metal juggernauts Celestial Sanctuary follow up their excellent Soul Diminished album with their latest, Insatiable Thirst For Torment (out now on Church Road Records). You can grab hold of a vinyl or CD copy here, where you can also listen to the album in full.
TRANSGRESSOR And away to Japan we go for the death metal stylings of Transgressor and their latest album Beyond Oblivion (out now on Me Saco Un Ojo Records). Check out the album in full here.
HYPERDONTIA So this week seems to be a death metal world tour, next stop: Denmark, for Live at Kill-Town Death Fest 2022 — the latest release by Copenhagen’s Hyperdontia. Enjoy the full live set here and for your troubles there are even a few bonus studio recordings at the end to quench your death metal thirst.
FULL OF HELL & GASP Maryland’s Full of Hell have teamed up with experimental metal soulmates Gasp for this jolly (not jolly at all) four track split release. It’s wild, it’s weird, it’s worth your time. Vinyl copies are all sadly sold out (BOOO), but you can listen to the release in full here (YAAAY) — while head over here to see what else Gasp has been crafting for your listening pleasure.
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.
Direct Merch (Australia)
Napalm Records (Germany)
Throne Records (World)
Again, hard to believe summer is pretty much over, right? We do hope all of our readers and everyone else had a great one full of concerts and festivals, and as always before we hope you take advantage of this week’s offers and entertainment that is being offered to us!
By Julia Katrin and Tom Boatman
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