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Kingdom of Worms from German Death Metalists DESERTED FEAR is out today on FDA Rekotz on CD and digital formats.  

Austin-based metallers DEAD EARTH POLITICS have released the official music video for “Redneck Dragonslayer,” the lead single off their newest EP, The Queen of Steel.  

Today, California’s favorite death-laden horror hellions, EXHUMED, will take their sonic debauchery to the streets for a Fall run of US live invasions with extreme metal technicians Carcass and manic death thrashers Noisem. Set to commence in San Diego tonight at Brick By Brick, the Inked In Steel Tour 2014 will conquer nearly two dozen municipalities with additional audio infiltrations from death metal legends Obituary and Macabre on select dates. From there EXHUMED will return to Europe for further live devastation alongside Aborted, Origin and Miasmal. See confirmed shows after the break.  

So the writing is on the wall. The end seems to be near for the Ultimate Universe. Well, we shall see coming this 2015!  

This November, the X-Men are finished cowering in fear. The noble mutant nation is proud to rise up and take their rightful place as Homo Superior in the name of their new leader – Apocalypse! And they’ll put an end to anyone who stands in their way! Today, Marvel is pleased to present your first look at AVENGERS & X-MEN: AXIS #6 from blockbuster creators Rick Remender and Terry Dodson! Prepare for the senses shattering end to Act II: Inversion as the Marvel Universe descends into Act III: New World Disorder!  

In the Image Comics series LAZARUS, the world has become a feudal state: a few wealthy families control all of the resources, while all other people amount to, if they’re lucky, loyal vassals or serfs. But most are destitute, unprotected, and desperate — what the privileged call “Waste.” This is the world of the New York Times bestselling series by Greg Rucka (Whiteout, Gotham Central, Wonder Woman, Atticus Kodiak novels) and Michael Lark (Gotham Central, Daredevil, SCENE OF THE CRIME), which is now being collected into a deluxe hardcover edition, out in November.  

So if you thought the Inhumans were a big thing in 2014….wait till next year. Seems the royal family is going to have their hands full in 2015. With the slate of releases already announced by Marvel, it’s suffice to say that the Inhumans will be playing a large part in the Marvel Universe.  

Chief Creative Officer, Joe Quesada, held court this past weekend at NYCC to enlighten us about the future and direction of Marvel comics. Joining him on stage was a who’s who of writers and artists that have propelled the industry into an exciting time, making work that is accessible to a new generation of readers as well as old. Such iconic names as Brian Michael Bendis, Kelly Sue DeConnick, and Dan Slott shared the spotlight for a candid conversation. This panel was filled with announcements so lets get down and dirty.  

Yesterday evening Marvel’s new trailer for Age of Ultron was leaked to the masses of the internet. This left Marvel with no choice but to release the HD version of the trailer a week before it was supposed to. The result is a very happy mass of fans. There’s also a large breakdown of what we see in this trailer.  

The wait is over. The official teaser trailer for Avengers: The Age Of Ultron has finally arrived. It was scheduled to premier next week during Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D., but oh well, here it is now. Enjoy!  

Bay Area-operated Tankcrimes offers up another offering from the label’s hometown sludge heroes, BRAINOIL, with the first-ever CD release of the band’s decimating Death Of This Dry Season album.  

The split 7″ EP from Sierra Vista, Arizona-based FUZZ EVIL and Southern California’s CHIEFS is out today via Battleground Records, and its fuzzed up!  

This November, launching directly out of Spider-Verse comes a brand-new ongoing series starring the original Spider-Woman! Today, Marvel is pleased to present your first look at SPIDER-WOMAN #1, the new ongoing series from the critically acclaimed creative team of Dennis Hopeless and Greg Land!  

Seems everything old is new again. Marvel continues to release images and titles from past epic storylines from the Marel Universe. We are all waiting and seeing what event will be bringing all these retro events to 2015!  


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