GESPENST releasing Forfald CD edition

Denmark-based black metal band Gespenst will release a CD version of the debut album Forfald on October 14th via Hellthrasher Productions and Duplicate Records.

Gespenst (translated as „Phantom”) is a new Danish two piece act featuring (ex) members of Glorior Belli, Woebegone Obscured, and Horned Almighty. On their debut album Forfald, they create an otherworldly atmosphere by fusing Scandinavian black metal with funeral doom and touches of dark ambient. The record was tracked, mixed and mastered at Sol Ater studio in 2015 with session drums performed by Andreas Joen.

Originally issued on vinyl in August 2016 via Duplicate Records, Forfald will be re-released in a limited digipak CD edition with a bonus track „L’Appel du vide” (a tribute song to Stephanie „Deathanie” Allouche, previously featured on a vinyl-only compilation, showcasing emerging bands from the Danish city of Aarhus).


“Sorgens Taage”
“Revelation Of Maggots”
“Min Sjæl Raadner”
“Life Drained To The Black Abyss”
“L’Appel Du Vide”

VITRIOL signs with Hellthrasher

We are proud to announce the signing of Germany’s VITRIOL – a rumbling lo-fi black/death/doom two-piece from Nürnberg. Their crushing debut demo will soon be released on CD through Hellthrasher Productions.

Originally self-released last month on tape (first press out of print), the demo features 25 minutes of cryptic metal carnage with lyrical themes centered around mysteries, the unknown and the outer regions of the human cosmos. Music-wise Vitriol is settled somewhere between Swallowed, Incantation, Beherit, Teitanblood or Katharsis.

Check out two preview tracks on bandcamp. Full stream to follow soon. Obscure Death Metal Cult!

ENDALOK signs with Hellthrasher

We are proud to announce that Icelandic Black Metal act Endalok has joined our ranks to release its upcoming debut demo ‚Englaryk’ in digipak CD format.

Hailing from the currently-hot Icelandic black metal scene, ENDALOK bear many of the same immersive traits as their established countrymen, but on evidence of their opening Englaryk salvo, the secret-so-far entity exhibits a startling uniqueness that belies its young years as a band. Desolate and yet majestic in a manner not usually associated with such an appellation, Englaryk is a penetrating first taste of ENDALOK.

To be released this Autumn in conspiracy with Signal Rex, which will handle the cassette and vinyl versions.

Listen to the title track here:

GESPENST signs with Hellthrasher. Full stream available now.

We are proud to introduce our new signing – Denmark’s black metal band Gespenst.

Gespenst (translated as „Phantom”) is a new Danish act featuring (ex) members of Glorior Belli, Woebegone Obscured, Horned Almighty etc. On their debut album Forfald, they create an otherworldly atmosphere by fusing Scandinavian black metal with funeral doom and touches of dark ambient. 4 lenghty tracks loaded with unspeakable tension from start to finish.

Available now on vinyl via Duplicate Records. CD version coming this Fall through Hellthrasher / Duplicate.


OUT NOW: Desecresy – Arches of Entropy 12” LP

Finally on vinyl – 1st album of this finnish band that plays a crushingly heavy type of Death Metal with a dark and eerie atmosphere inspired by bands like ABHORRENCE (fin), BOLT THROWER, ASPHYX, DERKETA, RIPPIKOULU, GRAVE, INCANTATION, ROTTREVORE… and in general getting inspiration from 90’s Death Metal.

-Heavyweight 180g vinyl
-350g glossy pocket sleeve
-4-page full size lyric insert
-Limited to 300 copies (200 x black + 100 x black w/ little red splatter).

Manufactured under license from Xtreem Music.


Gjendød’s demo available on CD

Trondheim, Norway-based black metal duo Gjendød released a CD version of the group’s self-titled debut on June 24th, 2016 through Hellthrasher Productions.

With 20 minutes of fierce and memorable Norse black metal in the classic mold, Gjendød evokes the aura of 90s legends (Mayhem, Burzum, Ulver), while giving a nod to the local (Trondheim-based) acts such as Thorns and early Manes. Recorded in January 2016, the material saw its tape release in April 2016 (Dark Than Black Records) and now gets a digipak CD reissue. Stream it in full below:

MITOCHONDRION/AUROCH split available now!

Four years in the making, IN CRONIAN HOUR is the long-awaited collaborative split 7 inch between Canadian occult lunatics Mitochondrion and hyperblasting sorcerers Auroch. Here stands 11 minutes of ritual death metal united in voice, word, and deed in all aspects! Each song carries the same essence diverged: literally, a single sheet of lyrics interpreted by each band and shaped into two unique pieces. What awaits is a whirlwind of insanity spiraling into a humming void of bliss. This meticulous path can be traced throughout the work, with members of the greater inner Covenant contributing to both tracks. A complete coagulation of forces.

Dark Descent Records and Hellthrasher Productions are responsible for unleashing this death metal talisman unto the masses, in 2 unique coloured vinyl formats. All visual manifestation impeccably crafted by Cold Poison. Once again mastering duties performed by Colin Marston at Thousand Caves studio. May this work stand as a gilded Sickle in the heart man!

“In Cronian Hour leaden words will be sown and gilded words will be reaped …”