Chilean Thrashers HELLISH have joined forces with Indy Metal Vault for the premiere of “The Screams Come from Inside,” a track from forthcoming album The Spectre of Lonely Souls. Stream the song and check out an interview with the band at this location. The record is due to be released on July 27th, 2018 via Unspeakable Axe Records. International release of the album will happen on August 31st, 2018.
To promote their new album, the band have released a brand new single. The track is called, The Walker of Shadows and is available below via Youtube.
Pre-orders are available now at this location.
Many continents can lay claim to being formative breeding grounds for various pieces of the extreme metal puzzle, but perhaps none were such a melting pot as South America in the 1980s. Bands in Brazil, Chile, and other countries pushed thrash metal to its limits until it blurred into what would later be known as black and death metal, and dressed the whole thing in extreme expressions of occultism and hellfire. With that bed of influence bubbling beneath them, modern-day thrashers HELLISH make perfect sense: tightened and refined (but only barely), without diminishing any of the speed-freak tendencies or punkish intensity of their predecessors, and certainly no less devoted to the left hand path.
Coming out of Santiago, Chile in the 2010s, HELLISH previously made believers out of thrash fans worldwide with their Unspeakable Axe-released debut, Grimoire. Only two years later, the follow-up album manages to out-pace and out-riff what came before. Classic speed metal-style riffs cut through an atmosphere of evil worthy of Bathory or Possessed – this is formative stuff, once again splashing around in the dark murk between thrash and black metal, and even straight-up heavy metal in the occasional, surprisingly melodic lead parts. But make no mistake: HELLISH worship at the twin altars of evil and velocity, and The Spectre of Lonely Souls is a sermon strictly for the already-converted.
Hellish – The Spectre of Lonely Souls Track List:
- The Night
- Screams Come From Inside
- The Curse Upon Us
- Souls of Desolation
- Only Death
- The Walker of Shadows
- Bloody Tales