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SUNAMI Joins Creator-Destructor Records, S/T 7″ Announced

Posted by admin on May.01, 2020

We are beyond thrilled to announce that our Bay Area homies in SUNAMI have joined Creator-Destructor Records for their brand new self-titled 7” release – Comprised of members from GULCH and HANDS OF GOD, SUNAMI are here to stomp the shit out of the world, one weakling at a time.

We decided to press 500 copies of the first pressing, broken down into 200 pieces of ‘Sea Blue w/ Splatter’, and 300 black records. The band has also unleashed the first track from the EP, entitled “Y.A.B” – Listen to the track and preorder the new 7” all at the SUNAMI Bandcamp by clicking here!

*UPDATE* All 7″s have SOLD OUT!* There will be another exciting pressing announcement next week, stay tuned!

Furthermore, the release arrives on the 2nd ‘Bandcamp Revenue Share’ day, where Bandcamp waives all of their fees, and 100% of sales go to artists and labels – So, make sure to head on over to the label bandcamp page HERE and check out some of the latest and greatest crushing releases from CDR!

No Chemistry “Dead Wait” Announced + Track Premiere

Posted by admin on Apr.29, 2020

We’re excited to announce the debut ‘solo’ album from Ben Murray of Heartsounds/Light This City – No Chemistry “Dead Wait” will be released June 1st, 2020. The album was recorded and produced by the bay area’s own Zack Ohren at Castle Ultimate Studios in Oakland, CA, and features cover art by Tracey Sutliff.

“Dead Wait” reveals a significant departure from both Murray’s previous endeavors, with the album’s sound heavily influenced by rock and indie music, fused with a melancholy aesthetic and pop sensibilities. Featuring eight tracks and clocking in at just under 25 minutes, No Chemistry’s debut LP does not overstay it’s welcome.

The title track and first single from the album features a guest verse from Laura Nichol (Heartsounds/Light This City) – Check that out by clicking HERE! The digital version is currently available for preorder, but stay tuned for announcements about a limited vinyl release.

NITE “Darkness Silence Mirror Flame” Out Now!

Posted by admin on Mar.27, 2020

We’re so excited to announce that the incredible new Double LP release from San Francisco’s NITE, “Darkness Silence Mirror Flame”, is officially out NOW! You can stream the record/purchase digitally via Bandcamp by clicking HERE!

Purchase the LP/Digipak CD/Merchandise (Longsleeves, T-Shirts, Pins, etc) via the Creator-Destructor webstore by clicking HERE

NITE was formed in 2018 by Van Labrakis (Satan’s Wrath, Mencea), Scott Hoffman (Dawnbringer, High Spirits), Bryan Coons (Older Sun, Motorhome), and Pat Crawford (Serpents Of Dawn, Older Sun). Delivering traditional heavy metal with blackened vocals, influenced by the NWOBHM and the heavy metal titans of the 1980s, NITE brings us back to the golden age of heavy metal with a sinister twist.

On their debut album, Darkness Silence Mirror Flame, NITE deploys eight searing songs. Razor sharp guitars, blazing leads, earth shattering bass, and punishing drums set the stage for the filthy, vile, and despicable vocals to unfold stories of horror, darkness, and despair. 

NITE Premieres Single via Decibel Magazine

Posted by admin on Feb.25, 2020

San Francisco’s blackened/traditional metallers NITE – formed by current and former members of Satan’s Wrath, Dawnbringer, High Spirits, and more – presents “Genesis,” the opening track to their impending debut album, Darkness Silence Mirror Flame. The new single has been premiered at Decibel Magazine – Listen here!

Writes Labrakis on the new single, “’Genesis’ charges head-on into the great expanse, life enduring over death in the vastness of empty space. The song is a nod to the great Maiden album openers that shaped us – ‘Aces High,’ ‘Caught Somewhere In Time,’ and ‘Moonchild.’ We are the hope flickering to the end of that immense darkness. ‘We are the light in the night.’”

Decibel offers with their premiere, “Everything is better blackened, a belief that certainly holds true on NITE‘s first release, Darkness Silence Mirror Flames. The San Francisco quartet play ripping traditional heavy metal with a blackened spin. The end result recalls the best of both genres—galloping heavy metal riffs and leads mesh easily with a mid-paced black metal atmosphere.”

NITE Joins Creator-Destructor Records / Album Announced

Posted by admin on Feb.03, 2020

We are thrilled to welcome San Francisco-based NITE to the label, for the March release of the band’s debut album, Darkness Silence Mirror Flame. We have also unveiled the album’s cover art, tracklisting, and more, and an official video for the track “The Way” is also streaming now – check it out HERE!
NITE was formed in 2018 by Van Labrakis (Satan’s Wrath, Mencea), Scott Hoffman (Dawnbringer, High Spirits), Bryan Coons (Older Sun, Motorhome), and Pat Crawford (Serpents Of Dawn, Older Sun). Delivering traditional heavy metal with blackened vocals, influenced by the NWOBHM and the heavy metal titans of the 1980s, NITE brings us back to the golden age of heavy metal with a sinister twist.
On their debut album, Darkness Silence Mirror Flame, NITE deploys eight searing songs. Razor sharp guitars, blazing leads, earth shattering bass, and punishing drums set the stage for the filthy, vile, and despicable vocals to unfold stories of horror, darkness, and despair. With an upcoming 3/20/20 release, watch for preorders, new audio premieres, and more to post in the weeks ahead.

New Year Sale – Save 50% on LPs/CDs all of January!

Posted by admin on Jan.01, 2020

Happy new year, headbangers! We’ve just announced not one, but TWO huge sales on Vinyl and CDs in our webstore! The deal is: If you buy ANY 5 vinyl releases in our online store, you will get 50% your ENTIRE order upon checkout by entering the code ‘2020LP’. This counts for 7″s, 10″s, 12″, and Double LP releases.

We are also running a similar sale on all CD releases – Choose any 5 CDs from our online store, and when you checkout with code ‘2020CD’ you’ll get 50% off your entire purchase! You can’t beat that folks. Ring in the new year with the fresh sound of the latest and greatest heavy metal!

Head to our online store by clicking HERE!

This sale applies to our past catalog, as well as all the killer new releases we put out in the world this past year. So, now is the time to save big on new releases from Crepuscle, Gulch, Dismemberment, Pissed Regardless, Hellhorse and more!

CREPUSCLE “Heavenly Skies” Vinyl Has Arrived!

Posted by admin on Dec.02, 2019

It’s a glorious day! The CREPUSCLE “Heavenly Skies” vinyl has arrived and looks/sounds incredible! All preorders have shipped out, and tracking emails have been sent as well. When you receive your preorder, feel free to tag us on instagram at @creator_destructor_records so we can repost your sweet new wax! If you haven’t ordered one of these beautiful slabs of melodic-death goodness yet, there’s still time! Get in on the first pressing while they are around, and head over to our webstore to purchase the band’s impressive new Double LP offering.

Offers the band of the album’s release, “The time we have all been waiting for is finally upon us. It is a pleasure to finally be able to present to you what we have been meticulously refining for many years. We thank all our fans that have been with us since our first album for their patience and welcome new fans to the realm of CREPUSCLE. We hope you enjoy the journey we have prepared for you!”

Stream CREPUSCLE’s “Heavenly Skies” in it’s entirety/purchase digitally via Bandcamp by clicking HERE!

DECIBEL Premieres DISMEMBERMENT Full Album Stream

Posted by admin on Nov.07, 2019

Decibel Magazine is now streaming Arc Of Ancients, the thundering second album from Ohio extreme metal quartet DISMEMBERMENT. Listen to album HERE!

Arc Of Ancients was recorded and mixed by DISMEMBERMENT, mastered by Dan Randall at Mammoth Sound Mastering, and completed with artwork by renowned artist Andrei Bouzikov.

Offers the band’s Luke Shively, “Well, it took longer than we ever expected, but here it is. I’m really happy with what we did on this album and I hope you all enjoy it too!”

Arc Of Ancients will see a release this Friday, November 8th. Preorder the CDs, LPs, and Merchandise HERE!

DISMEMBERMENT has taken their unique blitzkrieg black-thrash attack across the nation many times over, including touring with greats such as Master and Solstice, and having shared the stage with the likes of Mayhem, Immolation, Morbid Angel, Gorguts, Incantation, Death Angel, and countless more. More news soon!

PISSED REGARDLESS “Imperial Cult” Out Now

Posted by admin on Nov.05, 2019

San Diego, California-based hardcore/metal act PISSED REGARDLESS presents their volatile new Imperial Cult LP, which was recorded between March and July of 2019 at Sunsick Studio by Alex Jacobelli, mastered by Brad Boatright at Audiosiege (Obituary, Integrity, Nails), and completed with cover art by Curse Of Face.

PISSED REGARDLESS guitarist Sean Walker offers, “Imperial Cult was written through the later part of 2018 and into 2019. We took a different approach when we were writing the material in the sense that we wanted it to have a different feel and flow. Without drifting to far from our previous releases, we really wanted to experiment and not hesitate when it came to trying things. The five of us are extremely stoked to share Imperial Cult with the world.”

No Clean Singing’s detailed review of the album includes, “The album displays razor-sharp execution, generally turbocharged, thrash-fueled pacing, and a powerhouse sound. It’s almost relentlessly explosive in its impact, and mercilessly vicious. The band certainly have no interest in showing mercy to your neck, because these songs are also ruinous sources of sore-neck syndrome, loaded with the kind of punishing rhythmic hooks and strands of infectious (though bleak) melody that will get your head driving hard and fast.”


DISMEMBERMENT Unleash “Once Forsaken”

Posted by admin on Oct.03, 2019

We are thrilled to premiere the first single from DISMEMBERMENT’s impending second album, Arc Of Ancients! Preorders for the record have also been issued with the new track. Check them both out via Bandcamp HERE!

In a time fueled by instant gratification and oversaturation, DISMEMBERMENT has chosen to avoid the common path. Since the band’s formation in the winter of 2010, the band has forged their own way, fueled by fierce determination and perseverance. Over recent years, DISMEMBERMENT has continued to grow into a well-oiled machine, booking their own shows, traveling, and recording and releasing albums on their own finances, while continually pushing themselves and their unique brand of metal to new heights.

States the band with the release of the “Once Forsaken” single, “Here at last! A new ripper hot off the press. Turn it up and bang your head!”

Arc Of Ancients will be released on LP, CD, and digital platforms through Creator-Destructor on October 18th.

CREPUSCLE Premiere “In the Winds of Glory”

Posted by admin on Oct.03, 2019

“In The Winds Of Glory” is the epic new single from Redwood City, California-based symphonic/melodic death metal quintet CREPUSCLE.Stream it now via Bandcamp HERE!

The eleven dynamic songs which create CREPUSCLE’s Heavenly Skies were heavily captured by the band, with all guitars, bass, and vocals recorded at founding member Eligio Tapia’s home studio during sessions over an entire year. The tracks were reamped by Nick Loiacono at Fang Studios in San Mateo, who also recorded the drums and acoustic guitars, and handled mixing and mastering. Fitted with vibrant cover art by German artist Aerroscape, the Heavenly Skies LP is now completed for its release.

Offers the band of the “In The Winds Of Glory” track, “It’s a track unlike anything we have previously released. The folk metal influences are undeniable, and the tempo does not relent, making this one of the rare instances where we keep it fast all the way through. We hope you’re ready for battle and for some melodies to get stuck in your head.”

PISSED REGARDLESS Unleash “Halls of Hate”

Posted by admin on Oct.03, 2019

“Halls Of Hate” is the new single from San Diego metallic hardcore quintet PISSED REGARDLESS. The track has is the 2nd single to be released from the band’s impending Imperial Cult LP,

With the new single, PISSED REGARDLESS guitarist Sean Walker divulges, “‘Halls Of Hate’ was the second piece of material we wrote for the record. This was the song that challenged and motivated us to write a different record than we had ever done previously and made us comfortable with trying different sounds and styles in PR. Lyrically we wanted to state our disdain for how this country glorifies violence and murder of innocent people because it’s good for ratings. The world is soft and sick.”

Hear the new PISSED REGARDLESS scorcher “Halls Of Hate” RIGHT HERE.

Imperial Cult will see release on October 18th. Preorder your copy of the LP HERE and Bandcamp where “Three Decades” is also streaming, listen to that HERE. Tour dates and more to be announced soon!

CREPUSCLE Unleash “Heavenly Skies” / Launch Preorders!

Posted by admin on Sep.04, 2019

We are thrilled to premiere CREPUSCLE’s “Heavenly Skies”, the title track from the upcoming epic Double LP release, streaming now at Bandcamp!

CREPUSCLE’s epic and intense sound blend elements of melodic death metal and symphonic, orchestral finesse, delivering excellent songwriting and instantly infectious movements in the vein of Wintersun, Hypocrisy, Kalmah, and Insomnium. After a five-year wait, the band is now ready to unveil their long-awaited second album, Heavenly Skies.

The colored vinyl / digipak CD / T-shirt preorders have been launched in our online store!

Offers CREPUSCLE singer/guitarist Eligio Tapia, “We are thrilled to unleash this epic journey of an album upon the world. Featuring new influences and more ambitious compositions, we are ready to show the world how we have evolved as songwriters and musicians. Between the melodic death metal elements, we are known for grandiose, symphonic backings, folk infused melodies, hints of black metal, and melancholic doom instances, this album has something for everyone.”

PISSED REGARDLESS Announce “Imperial Cult” LP

Posted by admin on Aug.23, 2019

We are thrilled to announce the upcoming release of “Imperial Cult”, the venomous new 12″ LP from San Diego’s hardcore destroyers in Pissed Regardless! Having released a demo and two vicious 7″s since their formation, “Imperial Cult” marks the band’s first full-length offering, featuring 10 tracks of pure insanity.

You can stream the first track off the record, “Three Decades”, via Bandcamp by clicking HERE. You can also preorder the record digitally to get the high quality files a week early!

Guitarist Sean Walker explains, “We really wanted to challenge ourselves to do something different when the material for this record started taking shape.  While trying to keep our roots, we wanted to experiment with other sounds and styles.  Ultimately we wanted to write a RECORD, not just track songs that we had written over the last year.”

We’ve also launched the vinyl preorders of the album, including two different colored vinyl variants. The 1st pressing is limited to 250pcs and includes a digital download. Preorder by clicking HERE.

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HELLHORSE Announce “Paradise Lost” 12″ EP

Posted by admin on Aug.20, 2019

Boston, MA-based metalcore masters HELLHORSE have announced the upcoming release of their 2nd EP, “Paradise Lost”, which will be unleashed on the world October 4th –  The record’s first single, “Undertow,” is now playing in conjunction with the release of preorders, tour dates, and more.  Listen to the track via Bandcamp HERE!

“Paradise Lost” was recorded in spring of 2019 at Labyrinth Audio in Peabody, MA, engineered by Kevin Gentile and Nick Twohig. Mixing duties were handled by Sonny DiPerri, and the album was mastered by Adam Gonsalves at Telegraph Mastering. The band went with Chris Smith for the album artwork and layout, who also handled the Old Dystopia art.

HELLHORSE has also released a run of tour dates surrounding the release of the EP. Check those out HERE!