#BAZUndergroundUpdates CLXXXV

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And we are back at it again!

So, let’s see what’s out there…

HEILUNG Just last week Heilung released brand new footage from their performance at London’s Apollo Theater, and we can watch the hypnotic video for the Nordic collective´s hit track Anoana now right over here and at the same time get a sneak peak at the band’s full live concert DVDs, which they are planning to release next year!

CELESTIAL SANCTUARY This group here is very pleased to announce that they will be stomping around the U.K. with USA death metallers Fuming Mouth in January of 2024! Head over here now to get a ticket near you!

SOUTHERN LORD 14 years ago this month, the 4th studio album by Pelican was released by Southern Lord, titled What We All Come to Need. The album was the label´s very first release, and in celebration of that the label is offering us the album´s classic release for just $1! Of course, if you wish to pay a bit more for this great album, you can do that too! Head over here to claim your copy now!

NEUROT RECORDINGS At it again is Neurot Recordings with their weekly segment of pay what you want, and this week’s album pick is Sounds of Nature by Christ on Parade! Head over here to claim your copy and simply pay what you want!

BERZERKER LEGION The first word that comes to mind listening to Chaos Will Reign by death metal act Berzerker Legion is thunderous. The album is out now on various editions (vinyl is already selling out) via France’s Listenable Records. So if you want some music to listen to while you march into (hopefully metaphorical) war, head over here where you can listen in full and buy a copy.

Following their debut demo in 2020 Thanamagus have just released a very sinister and malevolent slice of death metal with Lie In Wait on Carbonized Records. The 5-track EP is available on a range of editions, with a bunch of merch to go alongside it. You can check it all out here where you can also listen in full.

MALOKARPATAN Everyone’s favourite Slovakian black metal goblins Malokarpatan have emerged from the woods with another rousing album full of charging metal to ride your horse through the night as you hold your burning torch aloft. You can listen to the album in full and buy a digital copy here.

VARATHRON Coming straight at you with some Hellenic black metal Greece’s Varathron have announced their seventh album The Crimson Temple will be released via Agonia Records on December 1st. There’s a fierce, but melodic blast of metal previewing from the album, which you can listen to here. There are also a variety of limited edition pressings of the album you can pre-order from the same link.

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)

This week is no less filled with metal goodies, heavy shows and of course offers and merch than any other week, and as always there is no reason to not take advantage of it all!

By Julia Katrin and Tom Boatman

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