Monday, 22 May 2017

"SWORDS OF STEEL III" available now!

SWORDS OF STEEL III is available now from DMR Books. The third volume in the acclaimed Swords of Steel paperback anthology series features my story "The Scion at the Gate of Eternity", bringing the epic Caleb Blackthorne trilogy to a conclusion.

The book's full list of contents are as follows:

Introduction by Mark "The Shark" Shelton (Manilla Road) 
"Thannhausefeer's Guest" by Howie K. Bentley (Cauldron Born) 
"A Paean to Mine Wolfen Self" (poem) by Howie K. Bentley (Briton Rites) 
"The Pirate Prince of Terran" by E.C. Hellwell (Hellwell) 
"The Key" by Mike Browning (Nocturnus) 
"The Chamber of Juleptsu by Jaron Evil (Almuric) 
"Eldon" by Chris Shoriak (Ice Sword) 
"Stormchaser" by Jeffrey Black (Gatekeeper)
"The Scion at the Gate of Eternity" by Byron A. Roberts (Bal-Sagoth)
Cover artwork by Martin Hanford
Edited by D.M. Ritzlin

All three volumes in the SWORDS OF STEEL series can be ordered directly from the DMR Books store HERE.

Friday, 7 April 2017


Coming soon from DMR Books... SWORDS OF STEEL III.
The epic new volume in the Swords of Steel fantasy anthology series features the third chapter of my Caleb Blackthorne trilogy "The Scion at the Gate of Eternity". Cover artwork by Martin Hanford.

byron roberts, bal sagoth

byron roberts, bal sagoth

Thursday, 16 February 2017


These images represent a glimpse into the design evolution of the "SUBLIME MACROCOSMIC MALEVOLENCE" t-shirt/zip hood front-print illustration. The sinister garment was released recently by Cult Never Dies. Artwork by Maggot Meister. Cthulhu Fhtagn!

Monday, 16 January 2017


DREAMS OF FIRE AND STEEL: a new sword & sorcery anthology coming soon from Nocturnicorn Books.

Friday, 23 December 2016


"SWORDS OF STEEL" volumes I and II are still available from DMR Books. Volume III will be available early in 2017. These grand paperback publications feature my "CALEB BLACKTHORNE" novella, divided into three chapters, "Into the Dawn of Storms", "A Voyage on Benighted Seas" and "The Scion at the Gate of Eternity".
Order from the DMR Books store:

And available now from CULT NEVER DIES is the new "SUBLIME MACROCOSMIC MALEVOLENCE" t-shirt/zip hood.
Order from the Cult Never Dies store:

Also available now from CACOPHONOUS... The epic First Trilogy of BAL-SAGOTH, remastered and featuring new artwork and expanded lyric booklets! All three albums are available now on CD, and "A Black Moon Broods Over Lemuria" is also available as a limited edition double vinyl gatefold.
Order from the Cacophonous store:

Sunday, 6 November 2016

New BAL-SAGOTH Merchandise!

Available now for pre-order from Cult Never Dies: the Bal-Sagoth "Sublime Macrocosmic Malevolence" t-shirt and zip hood featuring exclusive new artwork by Maggot Meister!

Plus the new Cult Never Dies Mega Zine, a book length publication featuring interviews with bands including Bal-Sagoth, Mysticum, In The Woods, Reverend Bizarre, Scythian and more.

Ordering information:

Monday, 19 September 2016


BATTLE MAGIC, the epic third album of the mighty Bal-Sagoth, is available now from Cacophonous! This reissued CD edition features remastered audio, expanded lyric booklet and new artwork! The double vinyl gatefold edition will be released early in 2017.

Click HERE to order directly from the Cacophonous store.

Saturday, 30 July 2016

More BAL-SAGOTH First Trilogy editions...

"BATTLE MAGIC" will be released on September 9th on CD by Cacophonous, featuring remastered audio, expanded lyric booklet and new artwork. Double vinyl LP edition to follow later.

"A BLACK MOON BROODS OVER LEMURIA" will be released on limited edition cassette by Diabolicurst Productions. Exclusively for the Asian market, this edition will be limited to just 100 hand numbered copies. Exact release date to be announced soon.