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The DSR-based company TORCHr Custom Lighters began to sponsor bands back in early June 2016. Raven Black and Taipan lighters sold out at shows and online. Since then TORCHr has sponsored events like Rock Party 2016 and South Sound Underground in Seattle raising money for war veterans. TORCHr is now[…]

Blackthorne Screamfest Oct 28-29

Dead Sea Records is now working with Blackthorne Screamfest to bring the first annual festival of music mazes and monsters to Southern California. October 28 & 29 is a two-day Halloween spectacular with major headliners both days and over 150+ bands over the 2-day horror-themed concert.         […]


The Best of Black Oil (The Black Years) is now available on iTunes; Tunecore; Amazon Prime and more! The Best of Black Oil (The Black Years) is a huge release with 22 songs including 6 unreleased songs. The music is produced by metal icons like Cristian Machado and Logan[…]

Rise by FU

Fortress United Metal from Manteca, California has released the video “Rise.” The video was produced by Less Than Lucky Productions and is the 5th song in the band’s debut EP titled “The Mask.”  “The Mask” was released April 23, 2016 as an independent project in collaboration with Dead Sea Records.[…]


Dead Sea Records is releasing a collection of BLACK OIL songs on September 1st 2016 recorded between 2006-2015 during the time Michael Black was frontman and vocalist for the band; the “Best of Black Oil” collection consists of 22 songs spanning Michael Black’s career with the band before joining the[…]

Taipan at H&H 2016

International death thrash band Taipan has signed with Alpha Omega Management, home to such legends as Venom Inc, Hirax, Trauma and Malevolent Creation. Taipan is composed from the best traditions of thrash and death metal to form a band that has exploded since its formation only one year ago. Inspired[…]

Deadfest 2

Deadfest 2 October 22 – October 23 Oct 22 at 2 PM to Oct 23 at 2 AM Doll Hut 107 S Adams St, Anaheim, California 92802 Dead Sea Records presents: DEADFEST 2 headlined by TRAUMA Cliff Burton’s original Bay thrash band reuniting for a No Cal/So Cal tour![…]