Pentagram, the band that has been churning out widely admired hard rock/doom metal for over four decades, has just released their first single “Call the Man” off the album ‘Last Rites’. The exclusive premiere being hosted by Decibel Magazine can be heard on the magazine’s site HERE. Check it out and be sure to head over to the band’s landing page HERE where pre-orders for ‘Last Rites’ are now live.

In anticipation of the release of their upcoming new full-length, ‘Time Is Up’, Denver thrashers Havok today unveil part I of their in-studio video footage. Brought to you by Metal Injection, the video takes you behind the scenes of the recording process with commentary from the members. Check it out HERE.

Houston, TX based instrumental prog act, Scale The Summit, have debuted the second track from their new album ‘The Collective’, due March 1st. The track, entitled, “Gallows” can be heard now exclusively at Prosthetic Records’ store.prostheticrecords.comWebstore. The band previously released the track, “Whales,” which can be heard on the band’s Facebook page. Scale The Summit have also been releasing videos documenting the making of the album, which can be viewed on their YouTube page.

In conjunction with the release of Cannibal Corpse’s fourth DVD “Global Evisceration” on March 15, Metal Blade Records has teamed up with BlankTV to debut the next teaser clip featuring part of a live performance of the track Stripped, Raped, and Strangled. “Global Evisceration” was shot and edited by director Denise Korycki (Wild Wind Productions) who also shot and directed “Centuries of Torment – The First 20 Years” in addition to DVD’s for bands like As I Lay Dying…

Ireland’s Darkest Era is set to release their new album, ‘The Last Caress of Light’, on February 15th, 2011 via Metal Blade Records. The band has once again teamed up with InvisibleOranges.com to debut a new song from the album, “An Ancient Fire Burns”. Along with hearing the new song, fans can also check out a new video studio diary that chronicles the recording of the album. Both the video and the track are available now HERE.

Georgia’s The Chariot and MetalSucks.net are pleased to announce an exclusive contest giveaway for the band’s new Limited Edition 7-inch vinyl album. Fans can enter the contest at THIS LOCATION. Fans can also pre-order the vinyl at the Good Fight Music merch store, HERE. The winner of the MetalSucks.net contest will receive the #1 pressing of the green glow-in-the-dark colour 7-inch. See below for information about the different colours and pressing information.

Trap Them have premiered the first track from their upcoming album, and Prosthetic debut, ‘Darker Handcraft’. The track, “The Facts,” is available now exclusively at Brooklyn Vegan. Check it out, now at THIS LOCATION. ‘Darker Handcraft’ will be released in North America on March 1st on vinyl and March 15th on CD and digital. Brooklyn Vegan commented on the album: “Trap Them have crafted the first must-hear record of 2011, and possibly their best LP to date. Highly, highly recommended.”