20/10/2015: Vic Records signed new Dutch extreme metal band PROCREATION!
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20/10/2015: Vic records proudly presents PESTILENCE – THE DYSENTRY PENANCE!!!
One of the leading and most influencial Dutch extreme metal bands is with no doubt PESTILENCE! Formed in 1986 by guitarist and vocalist Patrick Mameli and drummer Marco Foddis. Pestilence released seven full length albums over the years including milestones such as ‘Consuming Impulse’, ‘Spheres’ and their debut album ‘Maleus Malefaricum’.
The ‘ The Dysentry Penace’ album contains both demos recorded in the late 80’s. First four tracks are taken from their debut demo ‘Dysentry’ from 1987. Late 1987 Pestilence recorded their second demo ‘The Penance’. It was their first recording with legendary Martin van Drunen on vocals (Asphyx, Hail of Bullets).
Bonus to the album are 2 live tracks, recorded when Pestilence played their first festival in Eibergen in Holland in 1988 (together Kreator, Death Angel, Holy Moses and Thanatos amongst others). The album comes with very special liner notes from Patrick Mameli. Coverart is a remake and artistic impression of the original two demo covers made by Roberto Toderico (Sinister, Soulburn, Asphyx). All 10 songs are remastered by Dan Swano at Unisound Studios (Edge of Sanity, Opeth, Hail of Bullets etc.).

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20/10/2015: THRONE - THE FULL MOON SESSIONS, more Dutch cult on vic records!
THRONE was formed in 1995 by AJ Drenth (Beyond Belief, ex Asphyx, Temple) and Bob Bagchus (Asphyx, Soulburn) and Eric Daniels (Asphyx, Soulburn, Grand Supreme Blood Court). They wanted to create dark music like their first wave of black metal heroes: Venom, Messiah, Celtic Frost and Hellhammer.
Eric Daniels left in an early stage and Bob Bagchus and AJ rehearsed and wrote five tracks early 1995. During the same year THRONE recorded a promo demo and a pro rehearsal (at Harrow’s Rehearsal Room). The complete THORNE discography is now released under the monicker ‘The Full Moon Session’.
The album is remastered at Franky’s Recording Kitchen by Berthus Westerhuis (Asphyx, Severe Torture, God Dethroned).

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20/10/2015: VISIONARY666 - Into Abeyance: intense Dutch death metal!
VISIONARY666 is a brand new Dutch Death metal band from the East of Holland. VISIONARY666’s band members have won their death metal spurs in bands like Altar, Toxocara, Dictated, Korpse, The Monolith Deathcult. Visionary666 is: intense, fast and massive death metal!
The debut album ‘Into Abeyance’ is mixed and mastered by Jörg Uken of Soundlodge Studio Germany. Jörg has recorded and mixed several "cult" albums from bands such as God Dethroned, Sinister and Dew Scented.promo video. Cover and booklet art by upcoming Russian artist Alex Tartsus (Sinister, Mist of Misery).

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20/10/2015: EXTREME COLD WINTER- Dutch doom death all star band now on vic records!
EXTREME COLD WINTER IS: AJ van Drenth, all guitars (Beyond Belief, Temple), Pim Blankenstein (Officium Triste, the 11th Hour) vocals, Seth van de Loo, drums (Severe Torture, Voodoo Gods, Centurian) Guest bass by Michiel Dekker (The Monolith Deathcult, ex Dead Head). 5 tracks with a total playing time ofover 25 minutes, puur doom death, in the best Beyond Belief traditions! Recorded at Excess Studios ( Eternal Solstice, Sinister, After Forever) in Rotterdam, The Netherlands with Hans Pieters.


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20/10/2015: Vic Records signed STORMGREY. Debut album Pray Crawl. Suffer. available now!!
STORMGREY is a Death/Thrash Metal band from Vilnius, Lithuania, which has its roots in the Death Metal scene of early 1990's when its members played and recorded with Lithuanian bands such as NECROPSY, DISSECTION, CONSCIOUS ROT, GHOSTORM and GROL.
The STORMGREY debut album "Pray Crawl. Suffer" contains 10 tracks of old school death metal, recorded at MuzLab studio (Vilnius). Mixed and mastered by Dan Swanö ( Bloodbath, Opeth, Edge of Sanity) at Unisound (Germany). Cover art by British artist S.V.Mitchell.
STORMGREY is: Arūnas Mikolajūnas (guitars), Raimondas Kieras (guitars), Liudas Remeika (bass), Viktoras Mogilo-Žano (drums) and Rimtautas Piskarskas (vocals).

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20/10/2015: BLOOD – Christbait reissue of their second album!
Blood was formed by Bernd Eisenstein, Taki, Geer and Radtke in March 1986 in Germany as a fun-noisecore band. They recorded 3 demos during this time. In June of 1987 Ventilator joined Blood on drums and the songs got more structured and the music became serious.
In 1989 they released their debut album Impulse To Destroy on the American cult label Wild Rags. In 1992 they signed a 2 album deal with German 1MF records, run by S.L. Coe (ex Angeldust vocalist). Their second full lengt album 'Christbait' was recorded in Dust Music Studio (Assorted Heap, Torchure), during April 1992. The albums contains 20 tracks of excellent German death metal / grindcore. The 2015 re-issue by vic records contains a complete new boolket, designed by guitarist Eisen with extensive linernotes and many rare pictures.

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20/10/2015: MONASTERY – Ripping Terror cult demo re-issue!
MONASTERY was formed during the Entombed, Disharmonic Ochestra and Sinister tour in Europe in 1991. Sinister members Aad Kloosterwaard (drums / vocals, Ron van de Polder (guitars / vocals) and Entombed bass player Lars Rosenberg (also in Therion and Serpent later on) wanted to play extreme and fast death metal / grindcore together. During that 1991 tour they wrote some brutal tracks, rehearsed several times in Roterdam and recorded the legendary 'Ripping Terror' 6 track demo at "Dynamo", Rotterdam, Holland on March 12-15, 1991. Great coverartwork by Roberto Toderico (Asphyx, Soulburn, Mefisto). Remastered by Tom Palms (Phlebotomized) and Acro Wolf (Temple ov Decibel). 6 tracks eco digipack!

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17/05/2015: MORDENIAL - Where The Angels Fall
Melodic Death/ thrash metal from Sweden. Mordenial was formed in 2008 and worked on and refined the songs of their debut album from 2008 untill 2012. The debut album ‘Where Angels Fall’ was recorded in Shootgun studios and mixed/mastered in Garageland studios with Ronny Bjornstrom (Bodyfarm,The 11th Hour, Aeon). The album contains 11 songs with a total running time of 47 min. Cover art by Italian artist Roberto Toderico (Soulburn, Asphyx, Sinister). Mordenial features Matte Fiebig (Paganizer, ex Ribspreader drummer) on vocals and drums, Fredrik Nilsson (Sinners Burn) on bass and local guitar wizard Kjetil Lynghaug on all guitars. Finally a extreme metal release WITH guitars leads and solo’s. And performed by someone who is capable of playing his guitar.

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17/05/2015: CARBONIZED – For The Security
C arbonized was one of the first Swedish Death Metal bands from the late 80’s / early 90’s. Formed in Saltsjöbaden, Sweden, in 1989. Band's varying line-ups featured members from great Swedish Death Metal bands like Therion, Entombed and Dismember. CARBONIZED was slightly different then Dismember and Nihilist / Entombed as they incorporated grindand progressive influences in their songs aswell. CARBONIZED released their first demo "Au-To-Dafe" in September 1989. The band was soon recognized by French labe Thrash Records, through which the band recorded and released their first EP "No Canonization" in 1990. Their second demo "Recarbonized" was released later in 1990. Their first full-length "For the Security" was released through Thrash Records. And is now finally re-released by Vic records, including liner notes from thr band members and 2 very exclusive and never before released bonus tracks.FOR THE SECURITY was produced and mixed by Thomas Skogsberg and Carbonized. Recorded at Sunlight Studio, Stockholm, Sweden (ENTOMBED, GRAVE, DISMEMBER), January 1991. Carbonized was: Christofer Johnsson: Guitars, Vocals (THERION) Lars Rosenberg : Bass, Vocals (ex ENTOMBED, ex THERION) Piotr Wawrzeniuk: Drums (ex THERION, SERPENT)

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17/05/2015: OBSCENITY – Suffocated Truth ()
OBSCENITY was formed in 1989 with the intention to play brutal Death-Metal. The first sign of life was the Demo-tape “Age Of Brutality”, which was recorded in 1991. The tape got amazing responses in the underground-scene and relevant fanzines. The overwhelming reactions to their second demo “Amputated Souls” made a lot of labels get in contact with the band. OBSCENITY picked out the best offer and signed a deal with “West Virginia Records”, who released the first album “Suffocated Truth” in December 1992. The album was recorded in October '92 by Raymond Tabak at Stage 1 studio (Rotting Christ, Dew Sented, Asphyx), Germany and mixed by Raymond Tabak, Andy Classen & Obscenity. Obscenity is still alive and recorded their 9th full lenght studio album recently. The re-issue comes with liner notes from founding member Henne Bruns (Guitars).

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17/05/2015: EMERGED – Letting go of certainties
Emerged was founded in 2009 by PHELEBOTOMIZED members Tom Palms and Bastiaan Boekesteijn who met during their study at the Conservatory. The band is influenced by many styles and bands such as: Floyd, Sabbath, Rush, Metallica, Judas Priest, Opeth, Mastodon, Classical music and IRON MAIDEN. On this recording Emerged recorded five songs. The EMRGED debut release ’Letting Go Of Certainties’, contains 5 tracks with a playing time of 30 minutes. All songs are instrumental. Each song contains so many melodies twin leads, breaks, harmonies, riffs and leads, you won’t miss any vocals at all. EMEREGED is: Bastiaan Boekesteijn - Rhythm guitar (PHLEBOTOMIZED), Tom Palms - Lead guitar (PHLEBOTIMOZED), Robin van Dijk – Drums & Buks Kemp – Bass (plays in a well known Dutch Judas Priest tribute band). The albums comes as an exclusive eco digipack. Cover and booklet design by Arco Wolf (Eternal Solstice, Pentacle, Dead End etc).

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05/09/2014: Exoto – Beyond The Depth of Hate
Exoto was formed in 1989 and released its first demo in 1991 (and it was immediately voted as 'Demo of the month in the Aardschok/Metal Hammer magazine in Holland). The second demo was released in 1992 and 2 songs ended up on an 7’’ e.p. The band grew and played with bands like Morbid Angel, Loudblast, Annihilator, Malevolent Creation, Benediction, Massacra, The Gathering, Grave, Gorefest, Loudblast and many others. By the end of 1993, the band recorded its debut CD “Carnival of Souls. Exoto got weekly airplay on the national radio Studio Brussel. Exoto played at one of the first editions of Graspop (GMM). A new record deal with Swedish Black Mark records was signed in 1994. The second full length “A Thousand Dreams Ago” was world wide released n 1995. Then, despite of good perspectives (European tour supporting Slayer, recording a pro video clip, …) one of the members decides to quit. Because of the problems in the past finding good musicians, the rest of the band follows. Exit Exoto …

2012 … on Facebook appeared an Exoto fanpage … Exoto got together again and after several rehearsals the members decide to do some (limited) reunion gigs. This restart resulted in the brand new 3rd Exoto album ‘Beyond The Depths of Hate’. It’s a 17 track album containing new recorded tracks from the demos, the first 2 studio albums and brand new songs. The album comes as a limited edition digipack.

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05/09/2014: Paganizer – Cadaver Casket (On a Gurney to Hell)
Paganizer’s ‘Cadaver Casket (On a Gurney to Hell)’ is probably the best these Swedish old school death metallers ever released!

This EP was exclusively released on CD via Sweden's Close-Up Magazine #157 (subscribers only, and without the extra bonus track). All songs are recorded at the Rotpit and mixed and mastered at EAP Productions by Ronnie Bjornstrom (Ribspreader, Aeon, The 11th Hour, Bodyfarm).

Rogga Johansson (guitars / vocals) is a never-ending mine for the killer riffs, what for example the track “Souls for Sale” proves again. Paganizer incorporates on this release more then ever harmonic parts and killer leads. ‘Cadaver Casket” comes with such an amazing artwork talented Swedisch artist Daniel Troma Johanson (Blood Mortized, Entrails, Sorcery). This mini albums comes as  limited edition eco digipack, one bonus tracks and all lyrics on an extra insert.

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05/09/2014: God Dethroned – The Ancient Ones
Dutch death-metal band God Dethroned was formed in 1991 by vocalist /lead guitarist Henri Sattler with several friends and released their debut demo in 1991, recorded and mixed at Franky's Recording Kitchen (Asphyx, Severe Torture). God Dethroned released their debut on the German label Shark in 1992 entitled ‘The Christ Hunt’. The critics in the underground were marvelous, sales however not that good due to the poor promotion / distribution.

The band split up and Satler formed other bands…However he returned to mighty God Dethroned in 1996.With a new lineup they scored a deal with Metal Blade, which issued The Grand Grimoire in late 1997. After that album God Dethroned released seven full length albums on Metal Blade and is recently reactivated after a two year hiatus.

Tracks 1, 2 and 3 are taken from the "The Christhunt" demo from 1991, track 4 is a previously unreleased song, track 5 is taken from the DSFA 4 sampler, track 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 are live songs and finally the last one is a the first boycotted video.

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05/09/2014: God Dethroned – The Christ Hunt
Dutch death-metal band God Dethroned was formed in 1991 by vocalist /lead guitarist Henri Sattler with several friends and released their debut demo in 1991, recorded and mixed at Franky's Recording Kitchen (Asphyx, Severe Torture). God Dethroned released their debut on the German label Shark in 1992 entitled ‘The Christ Hunt’. The critics in the underground were marvelous, sales however not that good due to the poor promotion / distribution. Its been re-isused in a very limited edition on Slaters own label in 2000 (Cold Blood Industries), which sold out rather quickly. And now finally worldwide re-issued on vic records.

The band split up after The Christ Hunt and Satler formed other bands…However he returned to mighty God Dethroned in 1996.With a new lineup they scored a deal with Metal Blade, which issued The Grand Grimoire in late 1997. After that album God Dethroned released seven full length albums on Metal Blade and is recently reactivated after a two year hiatus.

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05/09/2014: SINNERS BURN – Disturbing Creatures
In 2007 Sinners Burn started with the original Paganizer line up (from the ‘Deadbanger’ era), reuniting as a drunken project to celebrate 10 years with Paganizer. This project led to the release of Sinners Burn debut album ‘Pre-mortal Autopsy’ in 2008.

Just after this release Patrick Myrén (Blodsrit, Zombified) joined the band and new songs where written for the upcoming album called ’Mortuary Rendezvous’. Richard Karlsson (all guitars) joined just before the release of the record in early 2009.

New songs where written and Markus Ankarberg (vocals) and Fredrik Nilsson (bass) joined the band. This was the first time that the band lineup was complete and that Sinners Burn where ready for touring. Soon after that the band the album recorded their 3rd full lengt album ‘Insanity Warmachine’ (2010). Now with the same line up as on the 3rd album, SINNERS BURN will release their fourth full lenght album ‘Disturbing Creatures’. Groovy mid tempo old school death metal from Sweden at its best.

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05/09/2014: MORTHRA – Desecrated Thoughts (From Insane Minds)
Morthra was one of the most promising death metal bands from Holland. They won the final of the famous Dutch 'Metal Battle' in 1993. Morthra was formed in 1990 and featured Rene Arts (ex Asphyx). They recorded their debut demo at the cult Dutch Studio Harrow Productions with Harry Wijerink (Asphyx, Soulburn, Pentacle, Grand Supreme Blood Court).

Their second demo was recorded in a large studio in Amsterdam, paid by the Dutch Metal Battle organisation (the first prize was a full day in a professional studio).
Morthra recorded a 2 track promo in 1994, which was never released. Morthra played many gigs in the Netherlands with for example Gorefest, Pentacle and Death Squad.
After the recordings of their promo 1994 / 3rd demo, Morthra got an offer from Osmose Records from France to release their debut full lenght album.
And guess, what.. instead of signing a deal and record their debut album, Morthra splitted up and that album never saw the light of day….

Now finally after more then 20 years, finally here is the Morthra album: ‘Desecrated Souls (from Insane Minds)’, featuring their 2 demos, the 2 track promo and 6 live tracks. All 17 tracks are completely remastered. The booklet contains rare old pics and flyers and liner notes from the band and notes from close friend Wannes Gubbels, (Pentacle, ex Asphyx, ex Soulburn). Cover art by Roberto Toderico (Sinners Burn, Soulburn, Asphyx, Sinister etc.).

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05/09/2014: OBTRUNCATION – Abode of Departed Souls
OBTRUNCATION was formed in 1989 in the Rotterdam area in Holland. They recorded their first demo "Sanctum's Disruption" during December 1990. Within no time they established a reputation among the fastest & most brutal bands of the underground death metal-scene. Early 1991, Lawrence Payne (Phlebotomized) joined OBTRUNCATION and added one of the most intense growling vocals ever heard.

In 1992, OBTRUNCATION recorded their second demo "Sphere of the rotting" which was very well received by the fans because of the hyper-speed tempos and its intense brutality. This demo still is labeled as the most brutal demo’s ever emerged from the Dutch death metal scene.

And now Obtruncation is back (never splitted up actually, always rehearsed and played gigs here and there over the years), deadlier then ever with their second full length album. The new album features Obtruncation’s trademarks sincd the early 90’s: hyper speed blasts, ultra brutal vocals, extremely fast and tight drums and guitars, tons of killer riffs and harmonies.

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