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Finally!  It's been over 20 years since their last album and L.A.'s NAUSEA are back with a full-length of no frills grindcore madness!  Available now in our webstore! http://www.willowtip.com/releases/details/nausea-condemned-to-the-system.aspx "There's no post-anything here,...


On the 13 year anniversary of Impaled's first album, "The Dead Shall Dead Remain," the group will be releasing a re-recording entitled "The Dead Still Dead Remain." Long mired in a legal limbo between Impaled and a record label, the music from "The Dead Shall Dead...


Tasmanian technical death metal artisans MEPHISTOPHELES will unleash their second full-length, and first for genre-bending, extreme metal imprint Willowtip Records, this Fall. Titled Sounds Of The End, the vicious, ten-track offering was recorded at Red Planet Studio with Jake Long, and boasts some...


After 7 years, Detroit's SAPROGENIC are ready to release their new full-length album.  Expanding Toward Collapsed Lungs, the groups third overall full-length record, will be released on August 20th.  Expanding Toward Collapsed Lungs is American made death metal thru-and-thru; nods to...


Psychedelic extreme metal vanguard GIGAN will begin recording their newest studio offering next month. Titled Multi-Dimensional Fractal Sorcery And Super-Science, the band's third full-length, and second to be released through forward-thinking label imprint, Willowtip Records, will once again be...


The amazing new album from Wormed - Exodromos is in stores today and shipping immediately to all online orders.  Exodromos is also available digitally via Itunes, Amazon, Spotify, etc today as well as the Willowtip Bandcamp page.


Happy New Year!  2013 is going to be a great year for Willowtip.  On top of the new DEFEATED SANITY release in February, we have a slew of new releases we think fans will really enjoy.  Be on the look-out for new albums by WORMED, MAGRUDERGRIND, IMPALED, INGURGITATING OBLIVION,...


We are happy to report that the Ulcerate vinyl is now in stock and all preorders have shipped.  We are shipping all online orders immediately.


The following releases are now in our online store and available to preorder: Ulcerate - the destroyers of all 2xlp 180g gatefold vinyl Afgrund - the age of dumb Sophicide - perdition of the sublime Also, check the clothing section in the store for new tshirt designs and package deals!


Yonkers, NY based technical death metal band Malignancy is set to embark on a European tour this July in support of their upcoming full length release "Eugenics". Current drummer Mike Heller will not be able to attend due to the fact that he is currently fulfilling drum duties for Fear...


Willowtip is pleased to announce the signing of German death metal band INGURGITATING OBLIVION. The label will release I.O.’s newest album, Enigmatic Symmetries in late 2012. The band describes the album as “a churning maelstrom of technical drums, subsonic atrocities, frantic vocal...


Legendary grind merchants PHOBIA are set to scathe the masses with their fifth studio offering, Remnants of Filth, this June. Produced and mixed by Scott Hull (Pig Destroyer, Agoraphobic Nosebleed) at Visceral Sound Studios in Bethesda, Maryland and engineered by Mike Harrison at Winter Skies...


Willowtip has officially signed Sydney, Australia atmospheric death metal band Beyond Terror Beyond Grace. The label will release the band’s newest album, Nadir, on April 3rd, 2012. Recorded and mixed by Joel Taylor (The Abandonment, Encircling Sea) at Three Phase Studios in Melbourne,...


The new Vile and Illogicist discs are both in stock and shipping immediately to all orders.


Willowtip is excited to announce the official signing of Madrid, Spain’s “Sci-Fi Death Metal” band WORMED. The group is currently in the writing stage of a new full-length album that will be released in the spring of 2012. Prior to the new album, Willowtip will be reissuing...


Tokyo, Japan’s DESECRAVITY has officially signed to Willowtip Records. The label will release the band’s debut album, entitled Implicit Obedience, on January 24, 2012. The album was mixed and mastered at Mana Studios by Erik Rutan (Hate Eternal/Morbid Angel). For more info on...


Willowtip’s Fall 2011 release schedule is now set and confirmed and it is undoubtedly one of the biggest line-up of albums the label has ever had the honor of releasing. Beginning on October 18th the label will release Natural Causes, the newest album from Australian progressive-metal band...


All preorders and combos for the new Gigan album have shipped.  We have cd's/lp's/tshirts all in stock that are shipping now as well.  Vinyl is limited to 500 180 gram gatefold lp's and all online orders are getting purple vinyl while supplies last limited to 200 copies!


New Jersey based DIM MAK are currently putting the finishing touches on their new album, titled The Emergence Of Reptilian Altars.  It's the bands first album since 2006's Knives Of Ice and will feature new vocalist Joey Capizzi.  Lead guitarist Shaune Kelley comments: "I would...


EMI is making available a free 11 track sampler that you can download over at Amazon.com.  The sampler features a track from the new GIGAN album.   Head on over and grab yourself a free copy. http://tinyurl.com/4k4dnsg 


Our friends at MetalSucks.net are currently a hosting a full-album stream of the new MARUTA album, Forward Into Regression.  Follow the link below to check it out! http://www.metalsucks.net/2011/03/01/exclusive-full-album-stream-marutas-forward-into-regression/


In support of their new release Grim Scary Tales, MACABRE will hit the road taking with them the always crazy Rompeprop from Holland and one more band that will be adding as special guest in support. 4.15.2011   Club TBA - Liege - France 4.16.2011   Salzman Factory - Kassel -...


Willowtip is very pleased to announce the signing of Dallas’ BARING TEETH. Their debut album, Atrophy, will be released in early-Summer 2011. The band comments, "We are thrilled to be working with Willowtip. We have been fans of the label for years and are excited to be part of such a...


A brand new MACABRE song, "The Big Bad Wolf", is currently available to stream at Noisecreep.com The direct link can be found here:  http://www.noisecreep.com/2011/01/27/macabre-the-big-bad-wolf-song-premiere/


Portland, Oregon’s BLOOD FREAK has officially signed to Willowtip. The label will release the band’s upcoming album, Mindscraper, on April 5, 2011. The album was recorded at Midnight Mania Studios by Blood Freak’s own Maniac Neil, with Scott Hull handling the mastering...


Miami, FL’s MARUTA have finished up work on their new album, and second for Willowtip, entitled Forward Into Regression. A release set has been set for February 22, 2011. Germany’s Power It Up Records will be releasing a gatefold LP version. A release date for the vinyl is...


Celebrarating their 25th Anniversary of all original members Chicago’s murder metal pioneers MACABRE unleash their brand new studio album entitled "Grim Scary Tales" in Europe on January 31st, 2011 by Hammerheart Records & in North America on February 8th, 2011 by Willowtip...


Canada’s ELECTRO QUARTERSTAFF have completed work on their new album, entitled Aykroyd. Guitarist Drew Johnston offers his comments: It may take us three years to write a record, but better late than never, right ? Our Aykroyd album is a 40 minute extract of musical punchlines that have...


Official statement: So, the end is upon us! After 13 years of making noise we are done! It´s been alot of fun and all that but the reason for not continuing with the band its the lack of ideas and creative drive. This is really a natural end, there is nothing more to be done. We would...


Ulcerate have finished recording their new album titled The Destroyers of All. The Destroyers of All is the New Zealand based bands’ 3rd full length and it will be released via Willowtip on Jan 25th 2011. Ambitious, oppressive and expansive, with a strict adherence to the tradition of total...


Decibel Magazine and the Extreme Management Group are proud to finally announce tour dates for “The Decibel Defiance Tour 2010”! New York based extreme metal legends SUFFOCATION will tour North America this Fall with prog-deathster THE FACELESS, deathcore merchants THROUGH THE EYES OF...


New Zealand’s ULCERATE are currently in the studio working on their third full-length album and second for Willowtip, titled The Destroyers of All. To document the recording, ULCERATE has created a special website (www.ulcerate-official.com/The-Destroyers-Of-All) that includes a making-of...


Magrudergrind will yet again head over to Europe this fall to play a handful of dates in selected countries.  Here are the dates: 10/2 Bloodshed Fest 2010 Eindhoven, Netherlands @ @ Dynamo 10/3 TBA, Germany 10/4 Prague, Czech Rep. 10/5 Wroclaw, Poland 10/6 Potsdam, Germany


Phobia and Wormrot are teaming up this September for THE SOUTH SHALL GRIND AGAIN TOUR!  Check out the Tours section of the website for a full list of dates.


Magrudergrind is getting prepared to embark on a European tour this June.  A full list of dates are in the Tours section. 03 Brighton, UK @ The Hydrant - Presented by Terrorizer Magazine 04 London, UK @ The Grosvenor - Presented by Terrorizer Magazine 05 Leeds, UK @ Fenton (matinee) -...


FINALLY!  We are now shipping the highly anticipated new Defeated Sanity album Chapters of Repugnance.  Both CD and LP orders are shipping immediately.


A couple of new Magrudergrind dates have been added to the "Tours" section.


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The new Defeated Sanity is available for preorder.  It is available to preorder in Cd and limited gatefold 180 gram LP vinyl.  Also, there are may combos available in the clothing section of the store at a cheaper price.


Magrudergrind will be touring in February and March along with Misery Index. Dates include: 2/19 Poughkeepsie, NY @ Popeye's 2/20 Brooklyn, NY @ Union Pool 2/21 Boston, MA @ Unit 11 2/22 Waterford, CT @ Cherry Street Station 2/23 Wilmington, DE @ Mojo 13 2/24 Pittsburgh, PA @...


squash bowels - grindvirus discs and shirts are in stock and all preorders have shipped.


Phobia will be hitting the road this fall with Municipal Waste, Goatwhore, Brutal Truth, and more.  Updated tour dates have been posted in the Tours section.


Squash Bowels has officially signed to Willowtip. The band’s new album, Grindvirus, will be released October 20. The album was recorded at Hertz Studio (Decapitated, Vader, Dead Infection) and artwork was handled by Lukasz Jaszak (Emperor, Blood Red Throne). Another anticipated...


Gorod discs are in stock and shipping. All single disc preorders have shipped and the majority of combos have shipped as well. The remaining combos will ship monday. Discs are in stock and shipping immediately.


An e-card for the forthcoming self-titled debut album from Washington, D.C.'s MAGRUDERGRIND is available at this location. http://www.candlelightrecords.co.uk/digital/ecard/magrudergrind/magrudergrind_ecard.htm


Magrudergrind discs are in stock and shipping immediately to all online orders.  Additionally, all preorders have shipped.


A new interview with Defeated Sanity has been posted at DiabolicalConquest.com. http://diabolicalconquest.com/interviews/defeated_sanity_interview.htm


Both the new Ulcerate and Fleshgod Apocalypse discs are in stock and shipping now.


Italian based classical death metallers Fleshgod Apocalypse have released the following statement: Hi all, With this statement we have to announce the split with drummer Francesco Struglia. We hope the best for him with his job and music careers. Considering how important the presence of a...


GOROD have posted a new track entitled "Disavow Your God" on their MySpace page.  You can listen to it at www.myspace.com/gorod


Tour dates have been posted for the Maruta/Crowpath tour that is taking place this summer leading up to the Maryland Death Fest.  Check the Tours section for the full list of dates.


Updated MAGRUDERGRIND tour dates have been posted in the Tours section.


MAGRUDERGRIND have uploaded two brand new tracks to their MySpace page for your listening pleasure.  You can also take a look at the cover art for their upcoming album. www.myspace.com/magrudergrind


Tour dates have been added for Malignancy's upcoming mini-Canadian tour, plus some summer festival dates.


Dates have been finalized for Crowpath's European tour with Sayyadina.  Click the "Tours" button for all dates.


FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE is currently the Featured Underground Buzz band on Loudside.com. 


Willowtip Records has officially signed Rome, Italy group FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE. Previously signed to Neurotic Records, the band is set to release it's debut album Oracles via Willowtip in 2009. Featuring current members of Hour Of Penance, FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE play death metal with a...


Swedish grindcore trio AFGRUND have officially signed with Willowtip Records. The label will release the band's second full-length, Vid Helvetets Grindar (At The Gates Of Hell), in 2009. AFGRUND will tour Europe in July 2009 and have secured a slot on the Obscene Extreme Festival in the...


Willowtip is extremely proud to announce the signing of Washington, D.C.'s MAGRUDERGRIND. The band is set to enter Godcity Studios in early January to record their Willowtip debut with famed engineer Kurt Ballou (Converge, Misery Index, Torche). The recording will mastered at Visceral Sound by...


Two Willowtip releases, CROWPATH - One With Filth, and TERMINAL FUNCTION - Measuring The Abstract, are eligible for The Apparatus 2008 Tech Metal Album of the Year.  You can visit http://grindtheapparatus.net to cast your vote.


All of our releases for 2008 are in stock and shipping now.  Severed Savior, Crowpath, Terminal Function, As Eden Burns, Maruta, Phobia, and Kill the Client are all in stock and shipping immediately.


A new interview with Ross Sewage from IMPALED has been posted.  http://mondaymag.com/articles/entry/the-doctors-are-in-sane/


As Eden Burns and Terminal Function cd's are in stock and shipping now to all online orders


As Eden Burns' music video for the song "Ever Again" is currently being featured this week at Loudside.com.  Head over there to check it out.


Alarum are confirmed for an exclusive performance at ProgPower Europe Oct 4th in The Netherlands. Also playing the festival will be Cynic, Zero Hour, Wolverine + more. For more details - http://progpower.eu/website/ Progpower Europe 2008 - 10th Anniversary Fri 3, Sat 4, Sun 5 October JC SJIWA,...


Willowtip Records is extremely happy to announce that they have signed an exlusive distribution contract with Caroline/EMI Distribution for North America. Home to other labels such as Century Media Records, Nuclear Blast Records, Season Of Mist, and Candlelight Records, Caroline is one of the elite...


SEVERED SAVIOR guitarist Mike Gilbert is proud to announce that he officially endorses Jackson Guitars. "I'm very proud and excited to now be endorsed by Jackson Guitars. For about 15 years now my main guitars have always been Jacksons, and they have never let me down in terms of quality,...


We've added MP3's from the upcoming Phobia, Maruta, Kill The Client, andTerminal Function releases.  There are 2 tracks available to download from each release.  Enjoy.


Some of the venues have changed for the upcoming WAR! On Everything Tour.  Keep checking the Tours section for the most updated tour dates.


GOROD is currently working on it's follow-up album to 2006's Leading Vision, which should be ready for release in early 2009 on Willowtip. 6 songs have been written so far, and the band claims that the new album "will be an evolution of the process that began with Leading Vision". ...


MARUTA is currently in search of a new bassist. The band comments: "We are looking for a serious musician with their own equipment, must drive, and have some serious motivation to play our kind of music. We have a couple tours coming up and a bass player with some sick distortion would be...


Willowtip is happy to announce the signing of progressive metal band TERMINAL FUNCTION.   The Swedish 4-piece are currently putting the finishing touches on their debut full length.   The band comments, "We are really happy to be working with Willowtip and we're looking forward to...


Dan Eggers (of both Odious Mortem & Decrepit Birth) now officially endorses Jackson Guitars!  Jackson are the top choice in guitars for any style of playing and music but are definitely the best choice for playing METAL!!!! Please visit Jackson Guitars at: www.jacksonguitars.com...


Luca Minieri, lead guitarist for progressive death metal band ILLOGICIST, has signed an exclusive endorsement deal with Jackson guitars. Luca will play a Jackson WR1, made and manufactured by Jackson USA.


"We are happy to announce that Anthony Trapani has joined Severed Savior as our new vocalist. Many of you know Anthony from his work on the recent (and crushing) Odious Mortem release "Cryptic Implosion". And we feel that his vocal style and lyrical sensibilities will fit perfectly...


You can check out CROWPATH's new video for the song "Chased, Caught and Charged" online here. The track comes off the band’s 2005 release, Son of Sulphur.


Impaled and Corpus Mortale discs are in stock and shipping now.


The second batch of Neurotic releases are in stock and shipping now. Spawn of Possession, Ulcerate, and Psycroptic discs are in stock and have shipped to all preorders. Shirts for these bands will be in stock late next week according to our printer. If you preordered with a CD only preorder...


California death metal band SEVERED SAVIOR has signed with Willowtip Records . The Willowtip deal will be comprised of two albums, starting with "Servile Insurrection," which the group is currently recording. Guitarist Mike Gilbert comments: "As many of you may already know, Willowtip has an...


IMPALED, purveyors of backwards-thinking medicine, have put their John Hancock on a contract with Willowtip Records, purveyors of forward-thinking metal. Following Willowtip's recent deal for European distribution, the new Impaled record will be made available in the Old World via Candlelight...


Montreal based extreme metal act Neuraxis will release "Live Progression" on November 6th in Canada & December 15th for the rest of the World via Galy Records. This is the fifth album for the band, their first live recording featuring new singer Alexandre Leblanc (Point Blank Rage,...


Willowtip Records has entered into an exclusive European distribution and licensing deal with Candlelight Records in the UK. After a few years of inactivity, Willowtip is extremely happy to have their releases available in Europe once again. Beginning in early October, Candlelight will...


the first 3 releases in the willowtip / neurotic partnership for north america are in stock and shipping now. Visceral Bleeding, Sickening Horror, and Disavowed are in stock and shipping now. All North America and European "CD ONLY" orders have shipped. If you live in North America and...


Hate Eternal has announced the addition of Shaune Kelley (DIM MAK) to their line-up on second guitar. Shaune will begin recording with the band in late-August and will also tour with Hate Eternal in support of their new album.


As Eden Burns is currently in search of replacement for departing drummer, Taylor Steinberg. Here's the official word from the band: "Taylor has left the group to pursue his college career full time. In a result we're currently looking for a full-time battle warrior to carry on with us. We...


MALIGNANCY - Inhuman Grotesqueries cd's are in stock and shipping to all online orders immediately. All North America and European "CD ONLY" orders have shipped. If you live in North America and ordered the CD + Tshirt combo package, your CD has shipped, and we will send you your tshirt when...


Illogicist cd's are in stock and shipping now to all online orders. Tshirts are not in yet so if you ordered a combo your tshirt will ship separately. All preorders have shipped.


Netherlands' Neurotic Records and Pittsburgh's Willowtip Records have come to terms on an exclusive North American licensing deal. Beginning in September, all Neurotic releases will be released in North America by Willowtip sub-label, Willowtip/Neurotic. The first three releases from this new...


AS EDEN BURNS are on tour now! Check out the dates here.


MARUTA will be on tour all throughout July. Check out the tour dates here.


AS EDEN BURNS has added a new demo track to their MySpace page. You can listen to it here.


For those of you who will be sending us packages/demos/fanzines etc., please take notice of our new address! Willowtip 416 South Main Street Zelienople, PA 16063


HARAKIRI has posted a new demo track on their MySpace page. Check it out here.


NEURAXIS has started an online tour diary documenting their experiences on their current tour with MARTYR. You can check that out here. In addition, NEURAXIS will replace ATHERETIC on all shows in Quebec for the DYING FETUS tour. Here are the dates: June 2 - Rimouski, QC @ La...


From Harakiri's MySpace: First of all, many thanks to all of the people who submitted for the harakiri vocalist position. We received some good submissions, and we really want to thank those who took the time for this. This was a very hard thing for us to do, and a tough decision to make. We...


ILLOGICIST is featured in the August 2007 issue of Metal Maniacs. Be sure to stop by your local magazine retailer and pick it up.


PHOBIA has posted a new track on their MySpace page. The song comes off their new upcoming split with Toxic Narcotic.


NECROPHAGIST has added drummer Marco Minnemann to their line-up. Minnemann replaces Hannes Grossmann, who announced his departure from the group earlier this year. Necrophagist comments: "The band is absolutely stoked to announce that Marco Minnemann will be drumming on the new Necrophagist...


All ODIOUS MORTEM CD and Tshirt preorders have been shipped. Cryptic Implosion is in stock and we are shipping all online orders immediately!


ODIOUS MORTEM have been added to Maryland Deathfest 2007. They are currently scheduled to play Sunday, May 27th, at 3:55 PM.


ODIOUS MORTEM have added bassist Ivan Munguia (ex CARNIVOROUS) to the line up. Comments the band: "Ivan has been a friend of ours for years, we're happy to have him jamming with us. We're are are currently setting some California shows around the release of the new CD (April/May). Dates will...


HARAKIRI has begun auditioning replacements for singer Matt Reese, who left the band in January. The group has issued the following update: "The search for a new vocalist is on. We've started the audition process. We have some good candidates for sure. We're hoping to wrap this up fairly soon...


Montreal based NEURAXIS have announced that vocalist Alex Leblanc (ATHERETIC, POINT BLANK RAGE) has joined as permanent member of the band. The band comments: "After completing the European Domination tour, we knew Alex was the right man for the job. His vocals were crushing, and he displayed...


We are proud to announce the signing of Floridian death metal/grind band MARUTA. Comments the band, "We are very proud to announce that we will be joining forces with the almighty Willowtip Records. We here at the Maruta camp admire a lot of the releases they have put out in the past and are...


There's a great interview w/ Drew Johnston (ELECTRO QUARTERSTAFF) in the newest issue of Unrestrained! Magazine. You can find it on news stands now.


James Delgado of KILL THE CLIENT has issued the following update regarding the band's lineup for all forthcoming dates: "Due to member's work schedules the tour lineup will consist of members past and present. Jody (Kalibas, Salt this Earth, Brutal Truth) will play guitar and Bryan...


Pittsburgh's CIRCLE OF DEAD CHILDREN have added drummer Matt Francis to their line-up. Vocalist Joe Horvath comments: "At a point when we had all but thrown dirt over our own casket, life has once more been injected with the vacancy of the drum position being finally filled. Binghamton, New...


Montreal, Quebec's NEURAXIS have started an online tour diary documenting their experiences on their current trek across Europe. The Domination Tour 2007, featuring Rotting Christ, Malevolent Creation, Incantation, NEURAXIS, and others began on February 14th and will run until March 4th. The...


AS EDEN BURNS has officially signed with Willowtip. Formed in February 2006 in Houston, TX, AS EDEN BURNS play a blend of thrashy, melodic death metal at it's very finest. Sometimes technical, at other times straight-forward and raw, AS EDEN BURNS seem poised to become one of the biggest and...


The newest issue of SOD Magazine (#24) contains a terrific interview with Shane from PHOBIA. Go check it out on news stands now!


We are now taking preorders for the upcoming Odious Mortem album. This album will be available in stores on April 24th but we will be shipping all online preorders in mid/late March when we receive the items back from the plant. There are also special preorder packs which will be available...


HARAKIRI has parted ways with vocalist, Matt Reese. Guitarist Chris Morrison has issued the following statement: "It's a sad day for Harakiri... founding member/vocalist, Matt Reese, has left Harakiri after 10 years. He's left on good terms, and we're all still great friends and always will...


The March 2007 issue of Metal Maniacs contains a great interview with DIM MAK vocalist Scott Ruth. Go check it out!


Two sample tracks have been posted from ODIOUS MORTEM's upcoming full-length, Cryptic Implosion. You can find them in the Downloads section or towards the bottom left of our home page. They are also posted on our MySpace Page and Odious Mortem's MySpace page.


ARSIS has officially signed a worldwide recording contract with Nuclear Blast Records . We are extremely happy for the band and wish them nothing but the best with their future endeavors.


Montreal based NEURAXIS has announced they have parted ways with vocalist Ian Campbell. The band comments : "We thank Ian for his help and dedication to the band and we wish him the best." Neuraxis has confirmed that Alex Leblanc (Atheretic/Point Blank Rage) will be taking care of vocal...


ARSIS drummer Michael Van Dyne, a founding member of the group, has left the band for personal reasons. He has tentatively been replaced by Darren Cesca ( Burn In Silence , Goratory ).


Montreal based NEURAXIS have begun the writing process for their next album. Guitarist Rob Milley comments: "We are only in the beginning stages but already it can be said that our new material is feeling more progressive and dynamic and at the same time we are making sure it will continue to be...


WILLOWTIP is proud to announce the signing of Italy 's ILLOGICIST . Formed in 1997, " ILLOGICIST is a violent sonic combination of technical ability, rhythmic asymmetry, melodic sickness, and lyrical frustration, created to reflect a dynamic and emotional vision of suffering and...


Willowtip is extremely happy to announce the signing of Santa Cruz , CA 's technical death metal outfit, ODIOUS MORTEM . Consisting of members Anthony Trapani (CARNIVOROUS) on vocals, Joel Horner on bass, Dan Eggers on guitar, and KC Howard (DECREPIT BIRTH) on drums, ODIOUS MORTEM will enter...


Montreal based NEURAXIS have announced the addition of guitarist Will Seghers as a permanent member. Guitarist Rob Milley comments: " After completing our US/Canadian tours as live guitarist, Will proved to be the right choice for us. Musically, he is a very good guitar player. Personally, we...


Arsis - United in Regret cd's are in stock and shipping immediately to all online orders. All preorders and combos have shipped (the only exception to this is we didn't get yourth large or a few of the special larger sized shirts which arrive next week).


Arsis cd's are arriving here on Monday via UPS. We have a TON of preorders so in order to attempt to get them all out the day they arrive we began printing out all the shipping labels yesterday October 19th. When we print out the shipping labels it tells customers their order has shipped,...


GOROD will be appearing at the 2007 Maryland Deathfest. For more information about MDF 2007, check out their official website.


Taken from ELECTRO QUARTERSTAFF's MySpace page: This Saturday evening (09/30/2006) I will be playing our forthcoming new album, "Gretzky", in its entirety on my weekly radio show, "As The World Burns", on 101.5 UMFM. The broadcast will be from 9 - 10 PM (Central Standard Time)...


ARSIS will be touring pretty much throughout the remainder of 2006 with minor breaks in between tours. A bunch of new dates have been added to the Tours section.


ARSIS' highly anticipated second full length United In Regret is now up for preorder. In addition, there are United In Regret CD/Tshirt and CD/Hooded Sweatshirt preorder packages available. Head over to the Clothing section in our store for more information.


A new PHOBIA interview has been posted over at DigitalMetal.com


NEURAXIS has started a tour diary documenting their experiences on their current Canadian tour.


A new DIM MAK interview has been posted over at MetalReview.com


A couple of KILL THE CLIENT shows have been added to the Tours section. You can check those out here.


A new PHOBIA interview has been posted over at MetalReview.com.


Two sample tracks from EQ's upcoming full-length Gretzky are now available for download. The tracks are Neckwrecker and Titanium Overlords.


PHOBIA will be filming their September 23rd show at the Show Case Theater in Corona, CA for a live DVD to be released in the future. Be sure to get your tickets as soon as they go on sale for this show will surely sell out.


Both GOROD's Leading Vision and SULACO's Tearing Through The Roots are officially in stores now. You can also order them through our online store.


PHOBIA will be travelling to Mexico for a couple shows in late September/Early October. 09.28.06 LA CIRICUA in Puebla, Mexico 09.29.06 CIRCO VOLADOR in Mexico City, Mexico 09.30.06 BAR FRUGS in Saltillo, Mexico 10.01.06 HUAMBOO BAR in Monterey, Mexico


NEURAXIS has been officially confirmed for The Domination Tour 2007. The tour kicks off on February 15 and runs through first days of March. NEURAXIS will be teaming up with MALEVOLENT CREATION, INCANTATION, CARPATHIAN FOREST and ROTTING CHRIST. More info will follow soon.


The new Sulaco and Gorod releases have arrived and are in stock. All preorders have been sent. However, if you preordered the Sulaco CD with a tshirt or hoodie, your order will ship together sometime next week when the clothing arrives.


NEURAXIS and Misery Index will be teaming up for a Canadian tour this Fall. More dates are being confirmed. September 12: Ottawa, ON Maverick's September 14: Trois-Rivieres, QC Maquisart September 16: Halifax, NS Pavilion September 16: Halifax, NS Duffy's Speakeasy September 17: Moncton, NB...


GOROD have a new website: http://gorod.free.fr Be sure to update your bookmarks!


The new SULACO release, Tearing Through The Roots, along with GOROD's Leading Vision, are now up for preorder in our online store. We're also offering a special preorder package for the SULACO release, pairing the CD along with your choice of a tshirt or hooded sweatshirt. Check out the...


There is a brand new interview with PHOBIA vocalist/lyricist Shane Mclachlan at Lambgoat.com. Check it out


Arsis will be hitting the road in August and September with Becoming the Archetype, Ed Gein, and Dead To Fall. Head to the Tours section for a full set of confirmed dates.


There is a brand new interview with ALARUM bassist/vocalist Mark Palfreyman at Lambgoat.com. Check it out.


There's a brand new interview with WATCHMAKER vocalist Brian Livoti over at Scene Point Blank. Check it out.


CIRCLE OF DEAD CHILDREN have issued the following update: "Mike Bartek [drums] is no longer a part of CODC and for the indefinite time being we are forced into hiatus. We apologize to the promoters and bands we have had shows booked with as well as the fans, as we were about 3/4 of the way...


NEURAXIS have inked an endorsement deal with Vader Cabinets. They join an already impressive and talented endorsee list that includes NECROPHAGIST, CRYPTOPSY, PIG DESTROYER, and SUFFOCATION.


Taken from the official ARSIS website: Progress on the new album continues. It will be titled Lust Before the Maggots Conquest. The drums and rhythm guitars are completely recorded, just some final tracking and mixing to go. Expect a new song to be posted online by late summer, and the cd...


ArcLight Communications are taking preorders for the CIRCLE OF DEAD CHILDREN Zero Comfort Margin 10'' vinyl at their website. It is limited to five hundred copies on two seperate colors, with an alternate layout by Mark Riddick. Go to www.arclightcomm.net/ for more details.


Due to KILL THE CLIENT cancelling their appearance at the 2006 Maryland Death Fest prefest party, NEURAXIS have been added to the bill. Hope to see you at the Ottobar this Friday, May 26!


Willowtip is proud to announce the signing of Rochester 's SULACO . Featuring former members of the legendary LETHARGY and KALIBAS, SULACO will release its brand new full-length, Tearing Through The Roots , this summer via Willowtip. With previous releases through Relapse (2003's self...


French tech-masterminds GOROD will soon unveil their next work of complex, technically charged death metal in Leading Vision . Consisting of 10 tracks, Leading Vision will continue where 2005's Neurotripsicks left of, gripping the listener with "slithery, arthritis-inducing riffs...


Instrumental triple-axe shred team ELECTRO QUARTERSTAFF have entered Private Ear Studios in Winnipeg to record their debut full-length album for Willowtip , tentatively titled Gretzky . Guitarist Drew Johnston had this to say about the new album: Gretzky strives to marry the...


Due to transportation problems, NEURAXIS are unable to make to make their scheduled appearance at the New England Metal & Hardcore Fest today. They are sorry for this inconvenience.


ARSIS - A Celebration of Guilt gatefold LP + Bonus 7" is in stock and shipping now. ALL preorders have shipped. If you are interested in getting one of the extremely limited Red/Yellow copies act quickly because there are few left.


Dates have been finalized for the upcoming "Carving North America's Epitaph" tour featuring NECROPHAGIST, ARSIS, and ALARUM. For the complete list of tour dates, click here.


DIM MAK - Knives of Ice cd's are in stock and shipping now. All preorders have shipped. The album will be in stores April 25th, but it is shipping to all online orders immediately.


NEURAXIS have announced the addition of new live guitarist Will Seghers (ex-Quo Vadis). The band comments: "NEURAXIS wishes to thank everyone who showed interest in auditioning for the guitar position. It feels good to now have a guitarist that meets our standard of musicianship and can add a...


Willowtip Records and The Maryland Deathfest present the MDF Pre-Fest Party on Friday, May 26th. Line up is as follows: Circle of Dead Children Misery Index Watchmaker Kill The Client Malignancy Salt This Earth (ex-Kalibas) @ The Ottobar http://www.theottobar.com


ALARUM's video for "Velocity" has been posted online at Earache's website. You can check it out here.


Dates have been posted for the upcoming PHOBIA tour with DISFEAR and MISERY INDEX. For easier access, click here.


Tour dates for the upcoming Necrophagist tour have been updated. Some dates have been added, and some venues have been confirmed. For easier access, click here.


The writing for ARSIS'' next full length album is now complete. It will contain 8 brand new originals and a bonus cover song. Mike will be recording the drum tracks March 27-29 at Max Trax Studios in New York, and Jim will be recording everything else shortly after the band gets back from their...


The new PHOBIA discs are in stock and shipping now! MP3's are available in the Downloads section of this website.


A new interview with Rob from NEURAXIS has been posted on Lambgoat.


Due to cancellations from other bands, ALARUM have been added to the line-up of the 2006 Maryland Death Fest. You can see the complete line-up at this location. AEc????Ec???


There's a new lengthy and informative interview with Brian Livoti of WATCHMAKER in the new issue of SOD magazine (with Naglfar on the cover).


NECROPHAGIST will be teaming up with , ARSIS, NEURAXIS, ALARUM and CATTLE DECAPITATION for the "Carving North America's Epitaph 2006" tour beginning in late April. Confirmed dates are as follows: Apr. 28 - Worcester, MA @ New England Metal & Hardcore Festival* Apr. 29 - Cleveland, OH @...


It has been confirmed that ALARUM, ARSIS, NECROPHAGIST, and NEURAXIS will be appearing at the 2006 New England Metal & Hardcore Festival, April 28-30 at The Palladium in Worcester, Massachusetts. Tickets go on sale this Friday.


An article on KILL THE CLIENT is featured in the March issue of Decibel Magazine. You can also read this story online at this location.


Congratulations to the PITTSBURGH STEELERS, our hometown team and Super Bowl XL Champions!!!


We've added a new, unmastered MP3 of the title track off of the new PHOBIA full length, Cruel. You can find another track off of Cruel at PHOBIA's MySpace page.


The Necrophagist Canadian tour has been confirmed and will take place in the provinces of Quebec and Ontario from June 1 to June 10, 2006. For their first visit to Canada, the German band will be touring with ION DISSONANCE (Canada), ARSIS (United States), and ALARUM (Australia). The...


Neuraxis have announced the departure of guitarist and founding member, Steven Henry. The move is the result of "personal and musical differences," though the band emphatically states that the split is amicable. The group will continue as a 4-piece with intentions to recruit a live session...


There's a brand new Neuraxis interview on Metal Review Go check it out.


From Necrophagist's offical website: The tour will be named "Carving North America's Epitaph" and is set to take place between June 1st and June 10th in 2006. It will make stops in the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec. Cities that will be covered on the tour include Toronto, Montreal...


Two live performace videos of Arsis have been posted at their official website, www.worshipdepraved.com


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: HARAKIRI RETURNS! After nearly two years of inactivity due to lineup problems, family commitments, and job responsibilities, Indianapolis , IN based HARAKIRI have announced their return. The band's previous release, 2002's Twilight Of The Idols appeared on year-end...


The January '06 issue of DECIBEL MAGAZINE (Josh Homme on the cover) came in today and we were treated to a nice surprise: Willowtip was named the "Upstart Label Of The Year" for 2005. Although the label has been around since the late 90's, it's great to receive recognition from a respected...


Our last two releases of the year, KILL THE CLIENT - Escalation of Hostility & CROWPATH - Son of Sulphur are in stock and shipping to all online orders now. MP3's are available in the downloads section, as well as cover art and logos.


The people over at Sounds Of The Underground are looking for suggestions on who to put on the bill for the 2006 SOTU tour. Send an email over to sotu@ferretstyle.com and tell them which of your favorite Willowtip band should be on the tour. Kill The Client and Neuraxis have already shown...


Two MP3's from the upcoming Kill The Client release, as well as an additional MP3 of the upcoming Crowpath have been added to the "Downloads" section of the website.


The new Arsis and Watchmaker discs are in stock and shipping to all orders now. So if you would like a copy go to our webstore and order one. They will not be in stores until October 25th.


CIRCLE OF DEAD CHILDREN have shot a music video! You can check that out here


Look for preorders of all the new titles to be shipped during the following time periods: Watchmaker and Arsis - by mid October Crowpath and Kill the Client - Early/Mid November.


3 tracks from the upcoming WATCHMAKER release have been posted, as well as a sample edit of ARSIS' A Diamond For Disease title track.


The new Neuraxis discs are in stock and are shipping to all online orders now! The street date has been pushed back until September 27. A new Neuraxis shirt is also available for Preorder in the clothing section of the store. The new Watchmaker disc, as well as a new Watchmaker shirt...


An article about Circle Of Dead Children and their recording of Zero Comfort Margin can be found in the newest issue of Decibel magazine, featuring Opeth on the cover.


Hey guys. This information comes straight from Crowpath's official website At last!! Our recording session for our second album "Son of sulphur", is now completed. 10 days of sweat, broken microphones, headache and broken eardrums is over. The recording session was done with producer Andy...


MP3's of "Clarity" and "Shatter The Wisdom" have been posted to our website. You can also find "Clarity" at our MySpace page.


KILL THE CLIENT is entering the studio this weekend to record their first full-length for Willowtip Records. The album will be titled Escalation of Hostility. The rest of our 2005 releases have been scheduled. Here are the release dates: NEURAXIS - Trilateral Progression - September...


The new Neruaxis album Trilateral Progression is now available for Preorder. This album will be in stores Sep 13, but will ship to all preorders in mid/late August. Look for an mp3 from the album next week.


Willowtip is extremely happy to announce the signing of the newly reformed New Jersey based Dim Mak. Featuring ex members of the legendary Ripping Corpse and the recent addition of drum extraordinaire John Longstreth (ex Origin, The Red Chord, Angelcorpse, Skinless) Dim Mak has previously...


Son of Sulphur will be the title of the new Crowpath album. The band will enter Berno Studio in Malmö on the 12:th of August to record the new effort with engineer Andy Andersson. Son of Sulphur will contain 12 tracks with everything from raging metal to doom. info courtesy of Crowpath.com


The Dying Light CD's are in stock and are now shipping to online orders. MP3's are available for your listening pleasure in the 'Downloads' section of the site.


The new Circle of Dead Children website has finally gone live! http://www.circleofdeadchildren.net


Our good friends at Lambgoat.com recently posted an interview with Crowpath. You can check that out at http://www.lambgoat.com/features/interviews/crowpath.aspx


The brand new Circle of Dead Children release "zero comfort margin" is in stock and shipping now to all online orders. This disc will not be in stores until July 12th but is shipping now to all orders from willowtip.com. Also, a brand new CODC tshirt and hoodie are available for Preorder...


Neuraxis is planning on doing a US tour this upcoming September/October. If you are a promoter, or you book shows, or you know someone who books shows, and think you can set up a date for Neuraxis, email of_divinity@yahoo.ca with the Subject: US TOUR and tell them what city you are located in...


Studio time has been booked for Jim and Mike to begin recording the new EP in late July. It will be titled "A Diamond for Disease" and will contain the title track (which is over 12 minutes long) and a cover of Alice Cooper's "Roses on White Lace." The tentative street date for the EP is October...


Neuraxis have finished recording their new album "Trilateral Progression". Mixing will be done by Jason Suecof(Capharnaum/Crotchduster) and mastering will be done by Scott Hull(Pig Destroyer). The release date is September 13 through http://www.willowtip.com Neuraxis encourages you to...


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The new Gorod cd, entitled Neurotripsicks, is in stock and available now. If you have not ordered it yet, it is included in the WILLOWTIP 3-PACK SPECIAL that is currently for sale in the Willowtip store. Preorder all 3 of the July releases and receive a special discount. Get all 3 of these...


06/01/2005 Hamilton, ON w/ Descend Into Nothingness + guests TBA 06/02/2005 Toronto, ON w/Descend Into Nothingness + guests Kathedral (651 Keen E @ Bathurst) 8h, tickets at door 06/03/2005 Guelph, ON w/ Descend Into Nothingness + guests TBA 06/04/2005 Montreal, QC w/ Ghoulunatics, Unexpect,...


***The Crowpath and Rotten Sound vinyl are in stock and shipping now. To clear up any confusion, Arsis will NOT be going on tour this June with Light This City, Invocation of Nehek, and Through The Eyes of The Dead. However, they will be heading into the studio in July to begin recording...


Willowtip is proud to announce a number of new signings to the label: Pittsburgh grind power-house Circle of Dead Children has resigned to Willowtip Records. The label will be releasing the bands brand new mcd, "Zero Comfort Margin"on July 12th . Zero Comfort Margin contains 15...


CROWPATH - RED ON CHROME limited deluxe vinyl PREORDERS now available the limited edition vinyl version of Crowpath's crushing debut full length. ultra thick 220 gram vinyl, ultra deluxe gatefold glossy covers, brand new artwork and layout. there are 150 copies available on colored vinyl,...


"Due to health problems that will prevent me from performing on stageor leaving Stuttgart, NECROPHAGIST is unfortunately forced to cancel our upcoming tours with MORBID ANGEL and NILE as well as our own shows. The situation is dire enough that without cancellation of these dates the very...


ROTTEN SOUND exit cd's are in stock and shipping to all online orders now. you can also preorder the deluxe vinyl version. ROTTEN SOUND - "exit limited deluxe vinyl preorder" [WT034] the limited vinyl version of this modern day grindcore classic. the lp version contains 2 bonus tracks not...


a new vinyl sublabel will be started here shortly for limited vinyl of some willowtip releases. the vinyl will be of the highest quality and these releases will be ultra deluxe. - 220 gram super heavy virgin vinyl - glossy gatefold covers limited to 500 copies in most cases, there may be...