New Stuff This Week… 1/20/2020

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Jan 192020
 

Magnum
The Serpent Rings
SPV
Classic metal with a bit of a power metal thing… nothing too fast and heavy, just good ol classic stuff.

HOLY FAWN
“Dark Stone”
Triple Crown Records
Kind of a laid back post-metal type thing

BAD OMENS
Dethrone
Sumerian
A single of some decent heavy grooving brutal-core

Davey Suicide
Rock Ain’t Dead
Out Of Line Music
Industrial/modern/gothy metal, has that wall of sound, in your face thing…

Temperance
Viridian
Napalm Records
Modern melodic power metal stuff… cool stuff!

Kirk Windstein
Dream In Motion
Entertainment One
This is his first solo album, and you almost just know what it’ll sound like ahead of time… doomy, sludgey, but some monster riffs, well, it’s not too sludgey… meaty and doomy… cool stuff.

Surgical Strike
Part Of A Sick World
Metalville Records
Kind of a classic thrash with some hardcore stuff happening too.

Heathen
The Evolution Of Chaos (Re-Issue)
Mascot Label Group
Reissue of their comeback album of sorts from 2010… great technical thrash

Code Orange
“Underneath”
Roadrunner
Kind of a metalcore, deathcore thing

Black Tape Suicide
Ignition
Mars Music Productions
18 January 2019
Melodic modern hard rock type stuff with female vox.

Revenant Marquis
Youth In Ribbons
Inferna Profundus Records
20 January 2020
Kind of a lo-fi dark heavy doomy black metal

DOMINIA
THE WITHERING OF THE ROSE
MORNING STAR HEATHENS MUSIC GROUP
RELEASE DATE: JANUARY 20th 2020
A bit of a melodic death, some modern metal and prog metal all represented

Artist: RED CAIN
Album: Kindred: Act I
Label: Sliptrick records
Release date: January 21st, 2020
Prog metal with a little melodic death in parts, otherwise, they have a groove metal thing going on.

Necropsy
Exitus
Xtreem Music
21 January 2020
Doomy down tempo death metal.

Band: Sometimes We Make Music
Album: Trail Of The Fallen
Self Released
Release date: January 22nd, 2020
A bit symphonic/melodic death… cool stuff.

MORTIIS
Spirit Of Rebellion
Omnipresence Productions / Dead Seed Productions
24 January 2020
Two 24+ minute tracks of kind of a symphonic epic um, doom-ish? Kind of sounds like movie score stuff.

Band: ELDEN
Album: Nostromo
Label: Fuzzorama Records
Release date: January 24th, 2020
A sort of classic metal, but with a modern feel, maybe a bit of a Volbeat thing going on.

Aethyrick
Gnosis
The Sinister Flame
24 January 2020
A bit of a classic black metal, but a bit more doom-ish

ATENA
“Drowning Regret & Lungs Filled With Water”
Indie Recordings
24 January 2020
metalcore type stuff, melodic, maybe a bit electronic and emo in parts too

Jordablod
The Cabinet of Numinous Song LP/CD
Iron Bonehead
24 January 2020
A bit of a blackend death metal… a cold harshness, but a bit of a death metal doomy groove too.

Worm (USA)
Gloomlord LP/TAPE
Iron Bonehead
24 January 2020
Doomy black metal

Totenheer
Die Schwarze Spinne
Self-Released (Distribution: BergStolz Distribution)
24 January 2020
Classic black metal, good melodic groove and dark/cold/evilness while not being too harsh

Vananidr
Damnation
Purity Through Fire
24 January 2020
A classic cold black metal… a bit of a distant amospheric thing too

MUSKET HAWK
Upside Of Sick
Horror Pain Gore Death Productions
out January 24th
Sludgey raw deathy grind metal.

Band: HAZZERD
Album: Delirium
Label: M-Theory Audio
Release date: January 24th, 2020
yesss!! some catchy classic thrash with a modern production crispness, but with some melodic solos and great headbanging stuff too!

Z?F?R
Demoniac Ethics
Duplicate
24 January 2020
CLassic black metal, cold, dark, evil… this one has a doomy feel too.

Dead End Finland
Inter Vivos
Record label: Inverse Records
Release Date: January 24th 2020
Here we have some melodic death with a bit of a modern metal flair… cool stuff!

The Good the Bad and the Zugly
Algorithm & Blues
Fysisk Format
17 January 2020
Punked up screamo hardcore

Second Brain
The Mind Awakes
Self-Release
20 January 2020
A kind of lighter death metal, some big grooves and a pinch of a black metal sound too.

STRAIGHT HATE
Black Sheep Parade
Deformeathing Prod.
21 September 2019
Solid brutal catchy death metal… brutal!

Grógaldr / Kommodus
Howling Sanguine Triumph
Goatowarex
28 December 2019
Both are pretty cold and sort of lo-fi black metal. Kommodus seems to have a bit more of a groove if you can call it that.

Macabre Demise
Awakening
RTM Productions
17 January 2020
Here’s some nice brutal grooving catchy and yeah, brutal again death metal… great stuff.

Blood and Brutality
Fatal
Blood and Brutality Records
17 January 2020
Grooving death metal with a bit of a hardcore element, heck, even some melodic guitar stuff too!

Vehement Thrower
I Come in Peace LP
Nuclear War Now! Productions
21 January 2020
good ol brutal-ish death metal.

New Stuff This Week… 1/13/19

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Jan 132020
 

Behemoth
Live from Maida Vale
Metal Blade Records
10 January 2020
A few live tracks… just fast and evil

Apocalyptica
CELL-0
Silver Lining Music
Classical meets metal with some sick proggy instrumental stuff

RAGE
Wings Of Rage
SPV
Classic metal from these veterans… catchy good ol stuff with a nice edge

Tragic Death
Born Of Dying Embers
Self Released (LOCAL)
Release date: Friday, October 25th 2019
EP from our local Black metal band… finally just got the tracks… good extreme stuff like no one else in the area. Brutal, cold, heavy, dark and techncial too… cool stuff.

Intronaut
Cubensis – radio single
Metal Blade Records
28 February 2020
New single from their forthcoming album, technical, proggy, a bit atmospheric and spacey, but cool as heck.

IMONOLITH
“Instinct”
IMONOLITH Music
A super group of sorts with some former Devin Townsend, Threat Signal and SYL band members.. kind of some straightforward melodic modern metal.

British Lion
The Burning
Explorer1 Music
Melodic classic metal/hard rock… a bit of an AOR type thing

Biff Byford
School of Hard Knocks
Silver Lining Music
Classic metal from the legendary vocalist… a decent classic and melodic catchy thing happening. Some songs get a bit more heavy to have a bit more than a “hard rock” label.

Sons Of Apollo
MMXX
Inside Out Music
Just have a couple of the singles so far, but it’s solid… me being a Portnoy fanboy, this super group of sorts really does seem to have something special going on. Heavy, catchy, proggy with solid playing.

Konvent
Puritan Masochism
Napalm Records
This is kind of a doomy death metal. Dark, depressing, but cookie monster type vox… down tempo music

Vovkulaka
Vovkulaka
Black-Steel Records
A sort of modern metal/goth electronic thing

A bunch of (six) releases from Sleaszy Rider
BLOSSOM DEATH
Mistaken
Classic melodic hard rock and a pinch of doom.

DEVISER
Transmission To Chaos
melodic blackened death.

GREEDY CAPITALIST
Radical Deunciations
A bit of a thrashy/death metal with a bit of melodic death

NASTY RATZ
Second Chance
Melodic AOR style hard rock.

PLEURISY
Onwards To The Sacrilege – The DEMO-NIC Years
This is pretty much a blackened death metal thing. decent.

TETRACTYS
Tribal
Brutal catchy death metal.

Wormhole
The Weakest Among Us
Lacerated Enemy Records
14 January 2020
Good old brutal death metal, great stuff.

Porta Nigra
Schöpfungswut
Soulseller Records
17 January 2020
Kind of cool to hear some melodic black metal in german! Good cold harsh tones along with heavy grooves

Nobody
Gospel of the Goat
Record label: Inverse Records
Release Date: January 17th 2020
So they say it’s “Acoustic Black Metal” And yeah, harsh vox with seemingly acoustic guitar. this is new. lol

Oberst
Paradise
Indie Recordings
17 January 2020
A lot of stuff going on, a bit hardcore, some prog, some more extreme stuff, melodic stuff, a bit of atmospheric things too… overall, kind of neat…

Odious Mortem
Synesthesia
Willowtip Records
17 January 2020
Blackened death, heavy, harsh vox, a little bit of a marching death metal thing going on with a pinch of a heavier dark and cold evilness. cool stuff.

FROGG
A Reptilian Dystopia (EP)
Self-Release
17 January 2020
This is a technical deathcore thing, very similar to Arsis… great stuff!

Sleepwraith
Day Terrors
Self-Release
Out Jan 17, 2020
Partly Melodic death, a bit just classic death metal too.

DARKTRIBE
Voici L’Homme
Scarlet Records
17 January 2020
A heavier kind of proggy/power metal, almost heavy like lighter melodic death, with symphonic stuff

Child Bite
Blow Off The Omens
Housecore Records
Release date: Friday, November 22nd 2019
Kind of a hardcore, a bit horror metal, some dark doom stuff with a little Voivod thing

Teutouburg Forest
Voltigeurs
Self-Released
24 August 2019
BLack metal, kind of classic, but more gritty and dark

Band: Kaldvard
Album: Dømt Til Bål Og Brann
Country: Norway
Genre: Black Metal
Release date: November 29th, 2019
Classic cold, Norweigan black metal.

Band: HYPERIA
Album: Insanitorium
Label: Sliptrick records
Release date: January 14th, 2020
HEavier thrash with a bit of a melodic thing and some over the top powerful female vox… cool stuff!

DEADSPAWN
PESTILENCE REBORN
LABEL: INDEPENDENT RELEASE
RELEASE DATE: JANUARY 11th 2020
Here we have some kind of blackened melodic death metal, staying on the heavier side… cool stuff!

Sargeist
Death Veneration
W.T.C.Productions
24 December 2019
Classic black metal, decent stuff.

Val Tvoar
Today is tomorrow’s yesterday
Heliaed Records
1 January 2020
Melodic just kind of metal/hard rock

New Stuff This Week… 1/6/2020

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Jan 062020
 

Detachment
Gaslight
Independent
A bit melodic metalcore and some screamy, some modern metal too…

Victorius
Space Ninjas From Hell
Napalm Records
Big epic symphonic power metal, a little bit of a Dragonforce with a Rhapsody type thing happening… Cool stuff!

PALADIN
Anamnesis
Prosthetic Records
A three song EP as a tribute to Nevermore…. three Nevermore Songs! great stuff, musically it’s close to spot on with their own vox a bit more on the proggy power metal side.

Band: Neurosphere
Album: Anthem of the Lost (Part I – Nightwards)
Label: Revalve Records
Release date: December 20th, 2019
Melodic death with a kind of proggy metal feel getting into the growly vox too. Cool stuff!

Valcata
Valcata
Self-Released
18 October 2019
This has a prog metal/folk/symphonic/epic/opera metal thing going on…

The Luminary Plot
We (single)
Self-Release
13 December 2019
Melodic modern metalcore-ish stuff…female clean/harsh vox… ok stuff!

Vredehammer
Aggressor
Indie Recordings
10 December 2019
Fast and heavy, kind of a brutal thrashy death metalll only a single, but worth a listen, great stuff!

Intoxicate
Cross Contamination
Downfall Records
15 November 2019
This is a bit of a heavy thrash with some big grooves and some kind of harsh growly vox, short of being a cookie monster stile… catchy thrash riffs…

Hatred Inherit
Hatred Inherit
Self-Released
20 December 2019
Technical thrashy death metal, fast, brutal with some cool grooves and a bit of technicality to make it interesting.

Mimesis
Mimesis
Self-Released
9 December 2019
alternative prog rock with female vox. technical and heavier in parts, but definitely hitting the prog notes.

SILVERTHORNE
Black River Rising
Golden Robot Records
25 November 2019
Kind of a bluesy hard rock ballad single.

SAVAGE ANNIHILATION
L’orgie des morts
XENOKORP
20 December 2019
A single of good brutal death metal with a pinch of blackened death

Sun Below
Volume III
Self-Release
31 December 2019
Slow doomy doom. :D

Band: Neurosphere
Album: Anthem of the Lost (Part I – Nightwards)
Label: Revalve Records
Release date: December 20th, 2019
A cool italian melodic death, a little bit of an Amorphis vibe, but a bit more upbeat sounding

Grant The Sun
Sylvain
Mas-Kina Recordings
20 December 2019
This is kind of a progressive stoner/doom thing… pretty cool stuff for this 4 song EP.

The Night Watch
An Embarrassment Of Riches
Self Released
Release date: Friday, November 15th 2019
Mostly a folky/instrumental/symphonic thing… nothin’ metal here… maybe the vibe? but not musically.

Ciminero
Subterranean Awakening
Self Released
Release date: Friday, November 15th 2019
A bit of a doom laid back thing.

RODENT
Anti-Human Therapy
Exx Studios
19 September 2019
This is some pretty cool thrashy stuff, a heavier catchy edge with more abrasive vox. Cool stuff!!

Apocryfal
Crushing Black Death
Mara Productions
15 December 2019
Here’s dark death metal, good grooves, a bit melodic, but just a dark feeling.

Sharone
Reflection
Independent
7 December 2019
Female fronted power metal “femetal” type stuff… it’s decent…

Wolvencrown
Of Bark And Ash
Avantgarde Music
13 December 2019
Classic black metal with a dark gloomy feel.

Growing Horns
The Nobility Of Pain
Self-Released
16 December 2019
Doom with low growly vox and monster meaty riffs

SYRYN
Single ‘Dead Men Tell No Tales’
Self-Release
3 December 2019
Kind of a melodic thrashy/proggy female fronted thing

Kirra
Redefine
Eclipse Records
31 January 2020
adds on jan 6
This is a modern melodic hard rock/metal. Not real fast or heavy, just a steady groove.

Unbounded Terror
Faith in Chaos
Xtreem Music
2 January 2020
Sludgey dark death metal.

The Krueggers
Hysterical Cold Side and Dark Memories
Eclipse Records
10 January 2020
This is kind of a nu-metal/modern metal hard rock thing

Vaeok
Vaeok
W.T.C.Productions
7 January 2020
4 song EP of some classic fast and cold black metal.

Arrakis
Technontology Vol. I
Self-Released
9 January 2020
Instrumental with a bit of a proggier Tool thing happening

War Dogs
Die By My Sword
Fighter Records
9 January 2020
Classic metal with a fast-ish thrashy melodic sound pushing a little into power metal.

Empire of the Moon
???????? LP/CD/TAPE
Iron Bonehead
10 January 2020
classic black metal, cold, with an airy melodic undertone

Kawir
Adrasteia LP/CD/TAPE
Iron Bonehead
10 January 2020
Good grooving blackened death metal… mostly a harsh/cold black metal but with more of a melodic death groove.

HAUNT (U.S.)
Mind Freeze (CD, LP, TAPE)
Shadow Kingdom
10 January 2020
Kind of a classic metal that gets a little thrashy in heavier parts, but stays mostly level in metal.

Lotus Thief
Oresteia
Self Released
jan 10
A bit of a post-metal doom with female vox

Bolg
Plague Vaccine
Hass Weg Productions
1 January 2018
We got some pretty good black metal here, good harshness, mixed with some melodic deathy stuff… all around pretty solid.

Ian Blurton Future Now
Signals Through the Flames
Seeing Red Records | Pajama Party
3 January 2020
A kind of proggy throwback stoner thing… catchy and upbeat.

Hellevate
Krampusnacht (EP)
Self-Release
23 December 2019
2 song EP of some heavier thrash… cool stuff!

Aseptic
Cascading Fluids
Redefining Darkness Records
3 January 2020
Lo-fi black/death metal. meh.

Perdition Hearse
Mala Fide LP
Nuclear War Now! Productions
31 December 2019
Kind of a down tempo blackened doom, actually a little bit reminds me of Acid Bath for some reason.

Kalmo
Demoni
Self-Released
10 May 2019
a slow, post black metal/experimental thing

And left over from the last few weeks of 2019…..


Pyramids On Mars
Edge of The Black
Self-Release
21 December 2019
Classic metal with a little bit of an Iron Maiden feel.

Deadly Carnage
Decadenza
Self-Released
21 December 2019
Kind of doom, Kind of black metal, melodic, dark, cold, kind of proggy too.

Tylor Dory Trio
Unsought Salvation
Self-Release
21 December 2019
Prog metal! Atmospheric in parts, a bit modern metal, and just a definite prog thing with melodic grooves

The Bastard Within
Better Dead Than Friends
Immortal Souls Productions
24 December 2019
Fast and brutal death metal, great stuff!

CIANIDE
Unhumanized (CD, 12″ MLP, TAPE)
Hells Headbangers
27 December 2019
Classic grooving death metal. good stuff!

Goatblood (Germany)
Apparition of Doomsday
Dunkelheit
27 December 2019
Classic brutal death metal with a bit of a grindy black metal feel.

Horrid (Italy)
As We Forget Our Past
Dunkelheit
31 December 2019
a bit death metal, melodic death, gritty grooving stuff, catchy, a cool sound… good stuff

Band: MYRHOLT
Album: Solens Soenn og Maanens Datter
Release date: December 20, 2019
A solid heavy grooving blackened death/melodic death thing… great stuff.

Irae (Portugal)
The Old Ways
Purodium Rekords
25 December 2019
Raw old school black metal.

Cult of Erinyes
Æstivation
Amor Fati
21 December 2019
A bit of a doomy, yet maybe atmospheric/post black metal type thing

Band: SABER TIGER
Maxi-EP: The Shade Of Holy Light
Label: Sliptrick records
Release date: December 18th, 2019
Japanese classic/power metal.

Carmilla
“Surrender or Die” (single)
Self-Released
29 November 2019
thrashy melodic death… female vox… pretty cool stuff.

BEHEMOTH
Wolves Ov Siberia (Radio 1 Live Session)
Taken from the album “I Loved You At Your Darkest [Tour Edition]”
Behemoth on tour… having a special tour edition of their latest album and a different version of one of the songs… pretty decent, the sound is a little muddy, but it’s live, right? cool.

Artist: ETERNAL SILENCE
Title: Renegades
Release: December 11th, 2019
Label: Sliptrick records
Symphonic Power Metal with female vox… cool stuff.



New Stuff This Week… 12/9/19 (last one of 2019!)

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Dec 082019
 

Held Hostage
“Lightning” (single)
Metal Mania Records
Featuring Ripper Owens with a Judas Priest hard rockin’ sound.

Rob Halford
Xmas EP
Legacy
Halford has a new Xmas ep with some classics… this sampler has Donner and Blitzen and Hark! The herald Angels sing… a good classic metal priest like sound with, well, metal god’s vox…

Running Wild
Crossing The Blades
SPV
Classic/power metal on this 4 song EP with a cover of Kiss’ “Strutter”

Molly Hatchet
Battleground
SPV
Not normally a staple on the Mosh Pit… but I tag and review everything we get sent… a double live album from this classic hard rock group… sounds good… maybe not for the Mosh Pit, but it’s there!

JASTA
The Lost Chapters Volume 2
Perseverance Media
Jasta’s second album with a guest on each track..from Corpsegrinder to Tommy Victor… cool stuff all around!

Oni
Alone – EP
Metal Blade Records / Blacklight Media Records
13 December 2019
A good mix of kind of proggy metal and meloidic death, you might remember this band had the xylosynth… can’t really hear it on this EP…

MORTEM ATRA
A Dark Lament
Pitch Black Records
6 December 2019
Here we have some melodic death/symphonic death metal type stuff.

June 1974
MindTrip
Visionaire Records
9 December 2019
Laid back kind of post rock psychedelic atmospheric stuff.

APOCALYPTICA
CELL-0 [ADVANCE TRACKS]
Silver Lining Music
2 tracks… first one has a good rocking edge to it, the 2nd is a bit more symphonic laid back.

EGOSYSTEMA
Distance
Self-Release
26 November 2019
Modern metal meets prog metal meets a little alternative metal and hard rock… pretty cool catchy mix of stuff here.

INFINITAS
INFERNUM
Self-Released
6 December 2019
A little folk (violin sounds) metal, a bit melodic death and some catchiness… a bit of a unique, yet familiar kind of sound.

NEDXXX
NEDXXX
NoEvDia
13 December 2019
Extreme, experimental, chaotic, probably more on the black metal side of things…

Unbegotten
Manifestion
Nebular Carcoma
6 December 2019
Lo Fi black metal

Negativa (Spain)
01
Nebular Carcoma
6 December 2019
Dark harsh black metal with a little melodic stuff

Oath of Cruelty
Summary Execution at Dawn
Dark Descent Records
9 December 2019
Fast heavier thrash

DEATH WOLF (swe)
IV: Come The Dark
Blooddawn Productions (distributed & marketed by Regain Records)
10 December 2019
Classic metal, melodic maybe with a pinch of a thrashy groove

The River
Vessels Into White Tides
Nine Records
11 December 2019
Melodic doom, down tempo, chilled out in parts

Black Dreams
Deep Inside
Record label: Inverse Records
Release Date: December 11th 2019
melodic Rock, a little goth soundindg

IN HUMAN FORM
III
I, Voidhanger Records
13 December 2019
3 tracks, a couple over 18 mins… a proggy/melodic death/black metal… a pinch of an opeth vibe, but a bit more basic and harsh… cool stuff.

Trajeto de Cabra
Supreme Command of Satanic Will LP/CD
Iron Bonehead
13 December 2019
Black/death metal, brutal, leaning more to the death metal with a dark evilness… not quite that cold harsh thing

VOLTUMNA
Ciclope
Extreme Metal Music
13 December 2019
melodic death, harsh vox, lots of cool stuff going on… good stuff!!

Resonance
Out of the Silence
Record label: Inverse Records
Release Date: December 13th 2019
Modern Metal with a melodic death thing, clean vox, a little djent

Israthoum
Arrows From Below
New Era
13 December 2019
Wall of sound black metal.

NOVA
Veniamo Dal Cielo
ATMF
13 December 2019
Classic melodic black metal

COMANDO PRAETORIO
Ignee Sacertà Ctonie
ATMF
13 December 2019
Here’s some more classic harsh cold black metal.

Xantam
Altered State CD/12″ MLP/TAPE
Blood Harvest
13 December 2019
Here’s a little EP of some grooving death metal… cool stuff!

Skullcrush
Archaic Towers of Annihilation
Redefining Darkness Records (N.America) | Raw Skull Records (Europe)
13 December 2019
music is a skull crush of heavy grooving death metal. cool stuff.

Ty Morn
Istor
Docgator Records
15 August 2019
Classic metal, decent edge, a bit on the power metal side overall.

Daemoniac
Dwellers of Apocalypse
Xtreem Music
19 December 2019
Gritty, kind of black metal tone, but mostly death metal underneath the prominent guitar…

Beast Of Damnation
Dawn Of The Beast
Black Sunset
Some solid blackened death with a thrashy feel… catchy, dark, brutal, heavy!

Condemned to Dream
Black Emerald Cold
Ancient Mythos Entertainment
22 November 2019
I guess this would fit into the melodic death… more deathy and just good melodic parts too… great stuff!

Nocturnal Depression
Tides of Despair
Sun & Moon Records
25 November 2019
A little bit of a blackened melodic doom

Bones
Diseased
Transcending Obscurity
20 September 2019
Grooving death metal, makes you really want to headbang

Stealth Bomber
First Strike From Above
Self-Released
8 December 2018
A heavier thrashy groove, more extreme vox… cool stuff on a 4 song EP.

Band: Kaldvard
Album: Dømt Til Bål Og Brann
Self Released
Release date: November 29th, 2019
A kind of classic modern black metal… still cold and dark, good production and melodic heavy grooves too.

MXD
Endurance
Tenacity Music
1 November 2019
More of an electronic thing… described as more industrial… might have to pass on this one.

Artist: Kein
Album: Kein
Label: Sliptrick records
Release date: December 13th, 2019
They say it’s “Hard Rock | Metal | Black” And weirdly enough it’s all right, there’s a black metal tone/feel, a hard rock pace and groove and just a bit of a classic metal thing too.

AngelBlast
Rotting Paradise
Edged Circle Productions
20 December 2019
Blackened death metal… cool stuff on this 3 song ep.

SEVENTH CIRCLE
Cycle of Violence
Caligari Records
29 November 2019
a dark gritty sludgey doomy death

GUNJACK
The Cult Of Triblade
Self-produced
16 December 2019
your standard grooving metal

Street Lethal
Welcome to the Row
Fighter Records
5 December 2019
Classic metal with female vocals… cool catchy beats

Band: PROPHETS OF THE APOCALYPSE
Album: Threshold Of War
Label: Sliptrick records
Release date: December 17th, 2019
They call this Thrash metal, but I’d say it’s more of a heavier classic metal with more of a lighter black metal feel… yeah there’s a little bit of a thrash vibe, but it’s a bit darker…

Iku-Turso
Storm Over Isengard
Independent & Wolfspell Records & His Wounds
8 August 2019
A bit doomy, but then like, black metal kicks in, so it’s that kind of slow burn evil doomy black metal!


LAST ADDS

Pyramids On Mars
Edge of The Black
Self-Release
21 December 2019
Classic metal with a little bit of an Iron Maiden feel.

Deadly Carnage
Decadenza
Self-Released
21 December 2019
Kind of doom, Kind of black metal, melodic, dark, cold, kind of proggy too.

Tylor Dory Trio
Unsought Salvation
Self-Release
21 December 2019
Prog metal! Atmospheric in parts, a bit modern metal, and just a definite prog thing with melodic grooves

The Bastard Within
Better Dead Than Friends
Immortal Souls Productions
24 December 2019
Fast and brutal death metal, great stuff!

CIANIDE
Unhumanized (CD, 12″ MLP, TAPE)
Hells Headbangers
27 December 2019
Classic grooving death metal. good stuff!

Goatblood (Germany)
Apparition of Doomsday
Dunkelheit
27 December 2019
Grindy grungy dirty sludgy death metal.

Horrid (Italy)
As We Forget Our Past
Dunkelheit
31 December 2019
a bit death metal, melodic death, gritty grooving stuff, catchy, a cool sound… good stuff

Band: MYRHOLT
Album: Solens Soenn og Maanens Datter
Country: Norway
Genre: Norwegian Black metal
Release date: December 20, 2019

Irae (Portugal)
The Old Ways
Purodium Rekords
25 December 2019

Cult of Erinyes
Æstivation
Amor Fati
21 December 2019

Band: SABER TIGER
Maxi-EP: The Shade Of Holy Light
Country: Japan
Genre: Heavy metal
Label: Sliptrick records
Release date: December 18th, 2019

New Stuff This Week…12/2/19

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Nov 302019
 

Obsequiae
The Palms Of Sorrowed Kings
20 Buck Spin
Release date: Friday, November 22nd 2019
A laid back, melodic blackened death metal. Good grooves, a bit atmosheric (but in a good more epic way).

Prong
Age Of Defiance
SPV/ Steamhammer
A couple of brand new tracks and 3 live classics. The two new tracks are good new classic sounding Prong. Tommy Victor keeping the Prong ship steady!

Rodrigo y Gabriela
Mettal EP
ATO
The double acoustic guitars going at it on a new EP with “Battery” “Holy Wars” and “Seasons in the Abyss” whoa… cool stuff!

Misery Loves CO.
A Little Something – Single
Black Lodge Records
A modern metal nu wave of nu metal type sounding single.

Shadow’s Mortuary
Kuoleman Portit
Purity Through Fire
30 November 2019
Brutal and heavy black metal.

Pagan Altar
Mythical & Magical
Temple of Mystery
4 December 2019
A bit throwback doom and melodic classic hard rock

Hellehond
Verslonden LP/CD
Iron Bonehead
6 December 2019
A bit of a raw blackened death… mostly black metal with a bit of a deathy groove while staying harsh and cold.

Blot & Bod
Ormekongens Argelist LP/CD
Iron Bonehead
6 December 2019
Harsh old school black metal.

IMPRECATION(us) / BLACK BLOOD INVOCATION(gre)
“Diabolical Flames of the Ascended Plague” Split Album 2019
Helter Skelter Productions / Regain
6 December 2019
Imprecation has a brutal death metal thing going on. Black Blood INvocation is more of an extreme blackened death

Hellsodomy
Morbid Cult
Saturnal
6 December 2019
HEre’s an extreme thrash/death metal thing. big solid grooves, catchy good stuff!!

Witchbones
The Seas of Draugen LP/CD
Iron Bonehead
6 December 2019
Sludgy doomy atmospheric-ish black metal.

Nefarious Spirit / Void Prayer
Split LP
Goatowarex
1 December 2019
Both bands are some black metal…

INVERTED MATTER
DETACH
LABEL: LETHAL SCISSOR RECORDS
RELEASE DATE: DECEMBER 2019
Fast and brutal death metal, good stuff.

Helleborus
Saprophytic Divinations
Redefining Darkness Records
6 December 2019
Melodic death metal, leaning more on the death metal. Cool stuff.

Human Fortress
Reign Of Gold
AFM Records
6 December 2019
Pretty standard good ol classic metal.

MORTEM ATRA
A Dark Lament
Pitch Black Records
6 December 2019
Grooving kind of almost proggy/melodic death metal.

Nefarious Dusk
The Wanderer of the Cold North
Purity Through Fire
30 November 2019
Cold dark black metal,

Yawning Void
Streams Within
Weird Truth Productions
20 September 2019
Kind of a slow doomy black metal.

Dio reissues

7 Miles To Pittsburgh
Revolution On Hold
A67 Records
11 October 2019
Groovin’ hard rock.

SIJJIN
Angel of the Eastern Gate
Sepulchral Voice
13 November 2019
Kind of a brutal blackened death metal… cool stuff.

Hexekration Rites
Desekration Manifesto
Atavism Records
22 November 2019
Dark doomy death metal with a cold black metal feel.

Deivos
Casus Belli
SELFMADEGOD RECORDS
29 November 2019
Heavy brutal and catchy groovin’ death metal.

Arises’
System
Wormholedeath
Melodic death with a little thrashy thing… harsh and clean vox. cool stuff.

Witch Trail
The Sun Has Left the Hill
Consouling Sounds
15 November 2019
kind of a classic black metal with a dark doomy feel

Carlos Lichman
Lendas Urbanas de Porto Alegre
Self-Released
30 September 2019
Instrumental, mostly guitar based, some bluesy stuff, some straightforward hard rock stuff

WITHIN NOSTALGIA
Conjuring A New Reality
Self Released
Melodic blackened doom death.

Emerald Shine
Misty Tales
Self-Released
9 November 2018
Folk metal with female vox, a bit proggy/power metal-ish, a decent heavy edge in parts

Crusadist
The Unholy Grail
Self-Release
29 November 2019
Brutal blackened death with a fast thrashy feel too… from Chicago and recorded in Racine… great stuff!

Trépas
L’héritage du monde
Sepulchral Productions
5 December 2019
Classic black metal, good production

Vampyromorpha
Herzog
MDD Records
29 November 2019
Gothic Doom Rock, a bit of a modern metal thing too

Band: Enquire Within
Album: Bloodlines
Release date: October 20th, 2019
A little metalcore, a bit of a classic kind of thrashy groove

Diabolical Mental State
Diabolical World
Self-released
13 September 2019
Kind of a melodic death/ heavy thrash

In Obscurity Revealed
Glorious Impurity CD/LP/TAPE
Blood Harvest
13 December 2019
2 songs of dark black metal…

LES CHANTS DU HASARD
Livre Second
I, Voidhanger Records
1 November 2019
This just seems like some dark symphonic stuff, not even like, metal or anything. hehe

Hæresiarchs Of Dis
Adumbr?tus
Moribund Records
29 November 2019
Black metal, with a kind of full evil sound… A bit symphonic

Waxen
Blasphemer in Celestial Courts
Moribund Records
29 November 2019
Heavy thrashy/melodic death type… heavy, catchy, technical… great sounding stuff!

Adversvm
Dysangelion
Moribund Records
29 November 2019
Doomy death metal

Carnifliate
Disgusting Festivities
Self-released
23 October 2019
Brutal death metal with some cookie monster/pig squeal vox… cool heavy stuff

KALT || WEISS – “Serotonin”
Kvltstick4000 Records
20 September 2019
Black metal with a little doom/meloidic thing

Chaos Path
Downfall
Self-Released
14 September 2019
A heavier thrash/classic metal good edge.

Iron Curtain
Danger Zone
DYING VICTIMS PRODUCTIONS
A NWOBHM type sound… good ol classic metal grooves

Band: RHODIUM
Album: Sea Of The Dead
Label: Sliptrick records
Release date: December 3rd, 2019
Classic metal with a heavier edge, not quite thrashy, melodic, sing-along… cool stuff.

CLOAK
The B urning Dawn
Season of Mist
25 October 2019
Good old school blackened death metal, dark, evil and catchy too…. reminds me of Satyricon

LIFVSLEDA (swe)
Manifest MMXIX
Shadow Records / Regain Records
13 December 2019
Classic cold black metal… dark, evil and track names are only roman numerals so you know it’s too evil for words!

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Nov 242019
 

Tragedy
#1 Christmas Holiday Party Mix
Beautyrock Records
Being a sucker for metal “not metal” songs… this has some rocked/metal’ed up christmas stuff, always good for this time of year.

Like Machines
”Like Machines”
Madison Records
Melodic and catchy kind of alt modern metal.

KATAKLYSM
The Last Breath I’ll Take Is Yours (single)
“Meditations”
Nuclear Blast
Good old brutal Death metal, but a little bit of a melodic death thing too

JASTA
“Spilled Blood Never Dries’ Feat. Kirk Windstein”
Stillborn Records
A hardcore melodic metal thing happening on this track.

Avatarium
The Fire I Long For
Nuclear Blast Records
22 November 2019
Doomy groove with some female vox.

(0)
EP
Napalm Records
Doomy dark metal.

Heartlay
Attack & Agony
An Exile
27 November 2019
A bit industrial, groovin’ atmospheric a bit, some modern alt metal too.

Disharmony (Greece)
Messe de Minuit LP/CD
Iron Bonehead
28 November 2019
A sort of melodic death with a little doomy feel

Blooming Carrions
Sisters in Blooming Flesh 12″MLP/MCD
Iron Bonehead
28 November 2019
Old school black metal

Sun Of The Dying
The Earth Is Silent
AOP Records
29 November 2019
Dark doomy melodic death metal.

SARTEGOS
O Sangue da Noite
I, Voidhanger Records
29 November 2019
A little doom, a little black metal, a little death metal.

Ofdrykkja
Gryningsvisor
AOP Records
29 November 2019
Slow post metal ambient atmospheric stuff.

Human Agony
Putrescence of Calvary
Invictus
29 November 2019
Mostly black metal with a bit of sludgey noise, while staying fast

Flamekeeper
We Who Light the Fire
Invictus Productions
29 November 2019
PRetty cool melodic death

Bull Elephant
Bull Elephant
Eat Lead and Die Music
29 November 2019
Doomy yet grooving metal with some more extreme or screamed vox..

AVSLUT
Tyranni
Osmose Productions
29 November 2019
Classic black/death metal with some technical fast playing, cold harsh yet brutal stuff

Sentient Horror
Morbid Realms
Redefining Darkness Records (N.America) | Testimony Records (Europe)
29 November 2019
Here’s some just good old groovin’ death metal.

BLOSSE
Nocturne
De Tenebrarum Principio
29 November 2019
Some really long tracks 15-20 mins… more classic black metal

The End A.D.
Badlands
Fastball Music
29 November 2019
Gritty classic metal pushing towards some thrashy stuff.

Red Death
Sickness Divine
Century Media
Release date: Friday, November 29, 2019
Some cool heavier thrash with a good technicality and edge

Chained To The Dead
A Gruesome Encounter
HPGD
November 29th
Brutal death metal with a black metal evilness… cool stuff!!

Possession (Belgium) / Venefixion
Passio Christi Part II / Necrophagous Abandon split 12″ MLP/MCD
Iron Bonehead
29 November 2019
Possession is some fast and furious blackened death metal, brutal! Venefixion, brutal death metal, great stuff.

Possession (Belgium) / Spite (US)
Passio Christi Part I / (Beyond the) Witch’s Spell
Invictus Productions
29 November 2019
This EP, Possession is a bit more on the black metal side, a bit more dark and raw. Spite is some cold classic black metal

Pombajira
Pombajira
Helldprod
29 November 2019
Doom with a little sludgey thing happening

Crusadist
The Unholy Grail
Self-Release
29 November 2019
Fast and heavy death metal with a bit of a blackened groove going on… great stuff!

Artist: AVALANCHE
Album: Sent From Hell
Label: Sliptrick records
Release date: November 26th, 2019
Hard rock from down under, a little bit of a stoner thing happening

Band: ABEYANCE
Album: Portraits Of Mankind
Label: Sliptrick records
Release date: November 27th, 2019
Meloidic Death metal, with a little black metal thing, a little thrash… cool stuff!

MATTERHORN
Crass Cleansing [ Special Edition ]
Redefining Darkness Records (N.America) | Dying Victims Productions (Europe)
29 November 2019
Kind of a thrash, grooving death metal thing

Teitanblood
The Baneful Choir
NoEvDia
18 October 2019
Fast and frenetic blackened death noise metal.

Façade
The Eternal Dance
Self-Released
29 November 2019
Doomy post metal.

Degenerate
Devastation Ahead
Self-Released
15 November 2019
Technical thrashy/melodic deathmetal… cool stuff!!

Neverlight
The Quiet Room
Self-Released
15 November 2019
kind of a proggy power metal, with a heavier almost melodic death edge

Dizastra
Elder Sun
Self-Release
22 November 2019
Thrashy/blackened melodic death… nice cold/dark tone in a thrashy melodic death mix… great stuff!

Band: Mind’s Cove
Album: Drift
Label: Revalve records
Release date: November 22nd, 2019
classic metal, catchy rockin’ stuff.

Trinity
Lux Aeterna
Cippangu Production
1 November 2019
Death metal with a melodic blackened thing going on

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Nov 172019
 

RAGE
“True” (single)
SPV
Epic classic metal with a thrashy edge.

TRAGEDY
“Oh Hanukkah”
Beautyrock Records
The band that’s known for the metal style abba songs and other covers… this is a Hanukkah themed song done with the music of Refuse Resist… fun new holiday song.

Slayer
The Repentless Killogy, Live At the Forum in Inglewood, CA
Genre: Thrash Metal
Label: Nuclear Blast Records
Release Date: 8 November 2019

Nile
Vile Nilotic Rites
Label: Nuclear Blast Records
Release Date: 1 November 2019
We previously only had a single before… now with the full it shows they are still firing on all cylinders, fast, technical, brutal death metal. great stuff!

SEPULTURA – Isolation (4:56)
Taken from the album “Quadra”
Nuclear Blast
New single, classic heavy thrashy sound of Sepultura!

BLIND GUARDIAN TWILIGHT ORCHESTRA
War Feeds War
Taken from the album “Legacy Of The Dark Lands”
Blind Guardian’s project with no band, an orchestra! over a decade in the making… epic!!

Lindemann
F & M
Caroline
Rammstein’s frontman steps out solo… Vox are what you’d expect… musically a bit more “bright” than rammstein… a bit more clean and not dark… still an industrial type thing going on.

Skyblood
Skyblood
Napalm Records
Mats Leven (former vocalist for Candlemass, Therion) and others with a solo album effort with various musicians… kind of a melodic classic heavy metal sound, great vox, heavier music. A little proggy/power metal feel

The Hydden
Vagabond Songs
Metalville Records
A little bit of a stoner rock, a little bit of a straightforward rock thing too. Cool catchy stuff.

Tribulation
Alive & Dead at Södra Teatern
Metal Blade Records
15 November 2019
Live album… good clean sound, and yeah, the pull this all off live great too!

Marras
Where Light Comes to Die
Spread Evil
18 November 2019
SOme basic old school black metal

Grylle
Les Grandes Compagnies
Antiq
20 November 2019
Kind of a folky black metal.

Canyon of the Skull
Sins of the Past
Self-Release
20 November 2019
Two 25 minute plus tracks of doomy and sludgey instrumental stuff.

King Satan
I want You To Worship Satan
Record label: Inverse Records
Release Date: November 22nd 2019
This is kind of a techno/industrial thing.

Magic Kingdom
MetAlmighty
AFM Records
22 November 2019
An epic power metal thing with singalongs and fast almost dragonforce-like playing and catchiness too! metal!!

Crystal Viper
Tales Of Fire And Ice
AFM Records
22 November 2019
Female fronted classic power metal… big vocals with the occasional big scream!

Release: Somehow Jo
Tusk
Record label: Inverse Records
Decribed as Alternative-progressive metal… it has a melodic catchy groove, and being a bit of a classic prog thing, but also a bit of some alternative hard rock… cool stuff.

Unfathomable Ruination
Enraged and Unbound
Willowtip Records
22 November 2019
Good old classic grooving brutal death metal… throw a bit of technicality too.

Vesperith
Vesperith
Svart Records
22 November 2019
Post metal.

KING
Coldest Of Cold
Indie Recordings
22 November 2019
Melodic blackened death with some cool grooves… cool stuff.

Third Chamber
Harvesting Our Decay (EP) – Out Nov 22nd, 2019
Self-Release
22 November 2019
Classic death metal… great grooves, production and overall brutality.

Blood Incantation
Hidden History of the Human Race
Dark Descent Records (North America release)
22 November 2019
at first I thought this was just classic old school death metal, but dig deeper, there’s a proggy technical death thing going on here.

Aggressive Perfector
Havoc at the Midnight Hour
Dying Victims Productions
22 November 2019
Here’s a raw kind of atmospheric thrashy thing with a bit of a hardcore/thrash feel and vox seem a bit more heavy/raw.

Abythic
Conjuring the Obscure
Xtreem Music
11 September 2019
Dark brutal death metal… cool stuff with some melodic grooves thrown in too

Siculicidium
Utolsó vágta az Univerzumban
Sun & Moon Records
25 November 2019
A melodic doomish black metal.

JC Autobody
Turbo (Doomsday Radio Edition)
Seeing Red Records
22 November 2019
Kind of a basic doomy rock

Tragedy In Hope
Smile At Death
Self-Release
22 November 2019
A heavier modern kind of epic black-ish metal… reminds me of Cradle of Filth… cool stuff. (4 track ep)

Band: V/A
Album: A Tribute to W.A.S.P.
Country: Various
Genre: Heavy metal
Label: Antichrist magazine / Grand Sounds PR
Release date: November 5th, 2019

SuidAkrA
Echoes Of Yore
MDD Records
15 November 2019
BLackened death metal, technical, brutal, melodic heavy, catchy, all that great heavy stuff. great stuff!

Drev
Hollow Loss
Labile Records
15 November 2019
Industrial/electronic kind of stuff.

Space Parasites
Raw and Violent
Zoundr
26 October 2019
Classic metal with lots of thrashy stuff going on, screamy punky female vox with some good grooves.

UNANSWERED rip
CASUALTIES OF INNOCENCE
AUTOPRODUCTION The Unanswered Society
26 October 2019
SOme classic thrashy stuff, fast with some cool guitar work, vox are a bit growly, but not quite cookie monster

RDS-220
Hell is Truth Seen To Late
Consouling Sounds
Release Date: 27/09/19
Classic black metal, some melodic parts, mostly cold and evil… good production… decent stuff!

MAGEFA
New Era Of Darkness
Self-Released
9 August 2019
A heavier thrashy/melodic death/ classic death metal thing… cool stuff.

Sonus Corona
Time Is Not On Your Side
Record label: Inverse Records
Release Date: November 22nd 2019
PRetty straightforward Progressive Metal… melodic, musical, some edginess, classic prog moments… cool stuff.

Midnight Prey
Uncertain Times
Dying Victims Productions
8 November 2019
Classic metal, a pinch of doomy throwback, otherwise, cool melodic metal.

TREASONIST / Y-INCISION
Mechanical Perdition
Horror Pain Gore Death Productions
22 November 2019
Y Incision is brutal death and gore type stuff then getting kind of thrashy too, Treasonist is kind of a grindy brutal death metal… cool stuff.

Band: Raven Black
Track Name: “He is the One”
Label: Independent
Release Date: 11/8/2019
CLassic metal, female fronted, a bit thrashy… decent stuff on this single.

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Nov 112019
 


MORTUARY
The Autophagous Reign
XENOKORP
8 November 2019
Kind of a brutal death metal thrash… great stuff!

Celestial Ruin
Heart Shaped Ashes (single)
Self-Release
5 November 2019
A little bit of a gothy classic metal.

NETHERLANDS
”Casual Monsters”
NethRock
Here’s an experimental, proggy, noise/stoner/industrial melting pot

JASTA
The Lost Chapters Volume 2 [Advance Tracks]
Perseverance Media
A couple of advance tracks from the next solo-ish collab album from the Hatebreed frontman. a sound you’d kind of expect, a bit hardcore like hatebreed, maybe a little more melodic.

ARMORED DAWN
VIKING ZOMBIE
New Ocean Media
A bit of a groovin’ hard rock/modern metal.

SCHAMMASCH
Hearts Of No Light
Prosthetic Records
8 November 2019
Kind of an ambient laid back post black metal thing…some parts are just super chilled out, others are more traditional melodic black metal… and a bit prog too!

Despised Icon
Purgatory
Nuclear Blast USA
A kind of brutal death metal gets tuned down and grooves big time on this single.

Cyhra
No Halos In Hell
Nuclear Blast USA
2nd album from this supergroup… a bit of a classic metal, almost power metal, with a bit of an epic feel too.

Raised Fist
Anthems
Epitaph Records
Melodic hard rock with maybe a little goth-ish feel too?

Meshiaak
Mask Of All Misery
Mascot Label Group
This is a bit thrashy, proggy and a bit melodic too… cool catchy heavy vibe

Angeles
Fire It Up
Dark Star Records
here’s a classic metal sounding thing.

Anacrusis
Screams and Whispers (Bonus Edition)
Metal Blade Records
15 November 2019
Reissue with bonus stuff of their final album from 1993. Probably a bit ahead of their time… proggy melodic metal with a little thrash feel.

Infirmity
Descendants of Sodom
Lost Apparition Records
9 November 2019
BLackened thrashy death metal… brutal… great stuff.

Terminus
A Single Point of Light
Cruz Del Sur Music
9 November 2019
kind of heavier melodic power metal… a heavy edge

Fuil Na Seanchoille
The Crossing
Me Saco Un Ojo / Tour de Garde
14 November 2019
One track of a full 28 some minute album… post black metal noise

Swampbeast / Void Terror
Holocaust of Terrestrial Empires
Me Saco Un Ojo
14 November 2019
Swampbeast is more of a grooving death metal, Void Terror has a bit of a black metal/noise death metal thing going on.

Serpens Luminis
Bright Euphoria
Goathorned Productions
15 November 2019
Black metal with a noise thing happening

Formless Master
First Strike
Horror Pain Gore Death
(set for release on November 15th)

HAVOHEJ
Table of Uncreation (CD, LP, TAPE)
Hells Headbangers
15 November 2019
here we have some kind of blackened noise metal.

HANGING GARDEN
Into That Good Night
Lifeforce
Nov 15
Blackened proggy doom.

R.U.S.T.X
Center of the Universe
Pitch Black
Release date: Friday, November 15th 2019
Classic standard metal, with a bit of a dirty organ/keyboard thing too and a bit of complexity to maybe make it a bit into prog. Female/male vox, almost push it to similar to a Meatloaf thing?

Front Beast
Shadows
Helldprod
15 November 2019
Raw blackened metal a bit of a doom slower feel… meh on the production.

Tan Kozh
Lignages Oubliés
Antiq
15 November 2019
This is some more black metal but a lean with some melodic death and grooves too, fast and heavy… good stuff.

INFIDEL REICH (nl/us)
Reichenstein
Helter Skelter
15 November 2019
I’d throw this in a pile of what i’d call brutal thrash, it’s kind of a death metal, but has that catchy thrash thing going on. Cool stuff.

Ignivomous
Hieroglossia LP/CD/TAPE
Nuclear War Now! Productions
15 November 2019
Noise covered death metal.

Release: Nibiru Ordeal
Solar Eclipse
Record label: Inverse Records
Release Date: November 15th 2019
Power metal

Band: Fecality
Album: It’s Only Smellz…
Label: Eclectic Productions
Release date: November 15th, 2019
Grindy gore metal with a sick sense of humor

Gaua
Feeble Psychotic Vortex
Nebular Carcoma
15 November 2019
Classic old school black metal, a bit lo-fi.

Crooked Horns – “The Metamorphosis”
Self-Released
31 May 2019
A bit of a blackend melodic death thing

SYR DARIA
Tears Of A Clown
Label: Sliptrick records
Released November 12th, 2019
Melodic metal, a bit classic metal, just a pinch into thrash.

IMAGIKA
Only Dark Hearts Survive
Self Released
Pretty solid proggy power metal/classic metal. A catchy heavier edge

VADIAT
Darkness Proceeds EP
Redefining Darkness Records
31 October 2019
A dark doomy death metal.

Like Torches
Loves and Losses
Victory Records
1 November 2019
Kind of a modern emo alt rock.

VESSEL OF LIGHT
“Meet and Bone” video and “Abandon Life” mp3
Independent
1 November 2019
Abandon Life is a new single, solid grooving classic metal with a little doom feel.

Uncut
From Blue
Klonosphere Records
15 November 2019
here’s some stonery doom with solid grooves

MYSTAGOGUE
And The Darkness Was Cast Out Into the Wilderness
VENDETTA
30 August 2019
Classic fast and cold black metal. nice short songs too!

Legion Of Bokor
Digital_Life
Terrasound Records
13 September 2019
I guess this is some standard metal with clean vox, and growls too. maybe a basic melodic death type thing

DarkIfied
Cthulhu Riseth – The Complete Works of Darkified LP
Nuclear War Now! Productions
25 October 2019
Death metal with a little blackened edge.

Massive Destruktion
Mercenaries
Self-Released
5 July 2019
An extreme deathy thrash metal

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Nov 032019
 

HAZZERD
A TORMENTED REALITY
M-THEORY AUDIO
Classic techy thrash.. just one track so far, but looking forward to more! S

Fire From The Gods
American Sun
Eleven Seven
This is kind of a modern nu-metal thing. Melodic, emo, catchy, but not really for the Mosh Pit.

KINGS COUNTY
KINGS COUNTY
TRIBRO RECORDS
A kind of classic hard rock thing

Agnostic Front
Get Loud!
Nuclear Blast USA
Classic catchy hardcore with those unique vox… great stuff again!

Bask
III
Season Of Mist
A little bit of a doomy, classic rock crossover. Melodic and chill.

Pretty Maids
Undress Your Madness
Frontiers Music SRL.
CLassic melodic hard rockin’ stuff with a keyboardy base… been around since 1981 and still sounding good.

Granny 4 Barrel
The Art Of Deception
Concrete/ADA
Kind of a shock rock, with a guy that dresses up like a granny. haha catchy modern hard rockin’ stuff.

The Dark Element
Songs The Night Sings
Frontiers Music SRL.
Female fronted symphonic power metal with a bit of an epic feel.

Flying Colors
Third Degree
Mascot Label Group
Cool! Wasn’t sure if this was going to make it to “Radio”… a super group featuring Neal and Steve Morse, Dave LaRue, Casey MacPhearson (from alt-rock band ALpha Rev) and the one and only Mike Portnoy… this band (and album) have a proggy modern hard rock thing going on, going from a melodic Muse feel to a poppy Beach Boys and beatles feel… while then getting some big time guitar work from Steve Morse and of course the drumming of Portnoy keeping driving along. Obviously as I (matt) am a Portnoy fanboy, this is one of my favorites, and I’m sure Mike can find something “metal” enough to play!

Mammoth Mammoth
Kreuzung
Napalm Records
Here is kind of a stoner groovin’ hard rock thing.

Obscure
Darkness Must Prevail
Xtreem Music
05 November 2019
Good ol death metal. More of a solid groove death metal than brutal.

The Flower Kings
Waiting For Miracles
InsideOut
Release date: Friday, November 8, 2019
CLassic prog, long time band great stuff… if you like regular prog light on the metal.

Second To Sun
Legacy
Self-Release
7 November 2019
Is there such a thing as proggy black metal? I guess, a heavy strapping young lad type thing, right?

Midnight Prey
Uncertain Times
Dying Victims Productions
Nov 8
Melodic classic metal, clean vox, a gallopy fast sound… cool stuff!

Quayde LaHüe
Love Out of Darkness
K / Adult Fantasy Records
8 November 2019
A bit of a doomy classic stoner thing

Galaxy
Lost From the Start
Dying Victims Productions
Nov 8
Classic metal bordering on a bit of thrash and a pinch of power metal and a lot of Judas Priest feelings happening. Cool stuff!

Black Beast (Finland)
Nocturnal Bloodlust
Primitive Reaction
8 November 2019
Here we have a blackened death thing, not full on cold harsh black metal, but a fast and dark evil death metal… cool stuff.

BLOOD OF THE WOLF
“III: Blood Legend”
Horror Pain Gore Death
nov 8
Brutal death metal with a pinch of a black metal feel.

Wolf Jaw
The Heart Won’t Listen
Listenable Records
8 November 2019
Bluesey hard rockin’ stoner/doom type stuff with a classic rock feel.

Megaton Sword
Niralet
Dying Victims Productions
Nov 8
Classic metal with a little doom, but overall just a pretty decent just “metal” thing

Imperial Jade
On The Rise
Listenable Records
8 November 2019
Big solid meaty grooves, with a little bit of a southern blues mixed in. Catchy cool stuff!

Ruach Raah
Submission In Absolute
War Arts Productions
8 November 2019
A bit of a punky blackened deathy doom metal

Hate Propaganda
World War 666
War Arts Productions
8 November 2019
Fast and furious blackened death… a tiny bit of a raw punky thing happening too

Godless Agenda
Death Awaits You All
Self-Released
8 November 2019
Not quite deathmetal, but harsh vox, but a solid heavier groove. decent stuff.

Band: IRONTHORN
Album: Legends Of The Ancient Rock
Label: Sliptrick records
Release date: November 5th, 2019
Classic hard rockin’ metal… Good catchy stuff, heavy, but not thrashy/brutal… just good ol metal!

Sarke
Gastwerso
Indie Recordings
1 November 2019
Melodic doomy metal, a tiny bit of a dark black metal feel, but lots more laid back.

Mindreaper
Mirror Construction (…a disordered World)
Black Sunset
8 June 2018
Technical death metal, big meaty grooves and a bit of a thrashy feel when not grooving out. Great stuff (even if it’s over a year old)

Band: TakaLaiton
Album: SisuKastraatio I & II
Release date: July 1st, 2019
Finnish thrashy metal, leaning into more of an extreme lighter death metal… cool stuff!

MORKNATT
Victorious Satan
Negra Nit distro
30 November 2018
Black metal at its base, this has a more down tempo groove going on.

JUDASWIEGE | MORIBUNDO | SÖNAMBULA | BARBARIAN SWORDS Split
Tetrarchia Ex Bestia”
Negre planY
26 June 2019
Judaswiege is more classic bladk metal, Moribundo mixing some black and death metal with a kick of melody, Sonambula more of a classic death metal and a pinch of sludge. Barbarian Swords rounding it out with some blackened doomy death metal.

MELANGIA
Rèquiem
Negre planY
24 June 2019
One long track of doomy black metal.

Dissorted
The Final Divide
Black?Sunset/MDD
25 October 2019
This is some cool kind of technical trashy, heavier classic metal.. great stuff!

Band: UNDER ATTACK
Album: Under Attack
Label: Sliptrick records
Release date: October 25th, 2019
Here is some basic just classic old hard rock/metal.

King Hiss
Earthquaker
Self-Released
1 November 2019
Cool groovin’ stoner metal

Golden Core
Fimbultýr
Fysisk Format
1 November 2019
Mostly a doomy stoner metal… a bit of a dark feel with monster grooves.

New Stuff This Week… 10/28/19

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Oct 262019
 

Bad Wolves
N.A.T.I.O.N
Eleven Seven
Kind of a metalcore supergroup… Tommy Vext, Doc Coyle, John Boecklin (former Devildriver drummer). etc. A melodic heavy modern metal type thing.

Edenbridge
Dynamind
SPV
A heavier proggy power metal with clean female vox with a little bit of a folk metal thing too.

Turbokill
Vice World
SPV
This has a classic metal, fast and a little bit thrashy, more of a dragonforce speed, but not quite as shreddy and over the top.

1349
The Infernal Pathway
Season of Mist
18 October 2019
BLackened death? Extreme thrash? It’s great stuff, fast, heavy, catchy, brutal.

DAWN RAY’D
BEHOLD SEDITION PLAINSONG
Prosthetic Records
25 October 2019
A kind of blackened death, cold guitars, harsh vox, but a punishing beat.

SOILWORK
Feverish (single)
Nuclear Blast
A new song part of a forthcoming trilogy of songs with a topic… classic soilwork stuff… clean and harsh vox, catchy melodies and some blast beatss.

Dawn Of Disease
Procession Of Ghosts
Napalm Records
Death metal with a bit of a melodic death thing too

Voyager
Colours In The Sun
Season Of Mist
Kind of a modern prog rock/metal-ish. thing

Une Misere
Sermon
Nuclear Blast USA
Kind of a heavy hardcore and a bit of a metalcore… good catchy and melodic while having a punching beat and riffs.

Counterparts
Nothing Left To Love
Pure Noise Records
this is some melodic deathcore/screamo type stuff… heavy stuff with a bit of a technical prog metalcore

Edge of Paradise
Universe
Frontiers Music SRL.
Classic metal/hard rock with a bit of a keyboardy synth thing, female vox… pushing just a little into power metal.

Imbolg
The Sorrows
Forever Autumn Records
A kind of melodic classic hard rock with a doomy vibe.

Quiet Riot
Hollywood Cowboys
Frontiers Music SRL.
You know this band… I’m not even sure who’s in this version of the band… but it has that classic hard rock drivin’ guitar head bobbin’ stuff going on.

Angel Witch
Angel of Light
Metal Blade Records
1 November 2019
Classic metal, with their NWOBHM sound… with a new album and a throwback sound. Cool stuff.

Deaf Rat
Ban The Light
AFM Records
1 November 2019
A heavier edge in parts, vox and overall feel says “solid rock”… catchy melodic and stuff.

Nocturnal
The Great Emptiness
Seance Records
29 October 2019
A bit of a classic black metal, a bit doomy melodic stuff when not being all classic black metal.

Dolore
Fantasmi
Horror Pain Gore Death
October 31st
A kind of experimental and electronic goth type thing

Vanhelga
LPT (Remastered)
War Against Yourself
31 October 2019
Post metal… piano stuff, a bit black metal here and there too… meh.

Ectoplasma
White-Eyed Trance
Memento Mori / Repulsive Echo
31 October 2019
Great meat and potatoes death metal, solid heavy grooves, brutal riffs and great buildups and heavy payoffs.

Vultur (Greece)
Drowned in Gangrenous Blood
Memento Mori
31 October 2019
Heavy classic death metal… Brutal riffs and drumming, harsh growly vox… great stuff.

VAULTWRAITH
Light the Candle In Honour of Devils (CD)
Hells Headbangers
31 October 2019
Some raw death metal with a bit of a black metal tilt. Good stuff.

Orthodoxy
Novus Lux Dominus
The Sinister Flame
31 October 2019
Kind of a grooving deathy black metal.

Lvx Caelis
Maher Shalal Hash Baz
Lamech Records
31 October 2019
mostly a classic black metal.

Grond / Graceless
Endless Spiral of Terror
Raw Skull Records – RSR 036
31 October 2019
Both are a good heavy brutal grooving death metal!

Aegrus
Wolves Howl Revenge
Puritý Through Fire
31 October 2019
Classic black metal, with some good production, and good layers of cold darkness with a meaty double bass underlayment… cool 2 song ep!

The Kryptik
When The Shadows Rise
Purity Through Fire
31 October 2019
Atmospheric and kind of a symphonic (keyboardy) /epic black metal… cold and harsh but with a full sound.

Die Kunst der Finsternis
Revenant of a Phantom World (Queen of Owls Addendum)
Lamech Records / Amor Fati Productions
31 October 2019
A bit of a horror metal, goth-ish, a little death/black metal going on, some big epic stuff too. interesting!

Minenwerfer
Alpenpässe
Purity Through Fire
31 October 2019
Kind of a classic black metal, but a bit more melodic and a bit of a doom thing too.

Úlfarr
Hate & Terror – The Rise Of Pure Evil
Purity Through Fire
31 October 2019
A heavier classic kind of black metal, good stuff.

Griiim
Pope Art
Purity Through Fire
31 October 2019
Post metal, ambient, creepy weird stuff.

Valosta Varjoon
Oberpfälzer Wald
Purity Through Fire
31 October 2019
Classic cold black metal.

Nachtig
Nachtig
Purity Through Fire
31 October 2019
A kind of classic black metal thing with meedly cold melodic stuff.

Psychomancer
Shards of the Hourglass
Orchestrated Misery Recordings
31 October 2019
Gritty grooving death metal.

Carcinoid
Metastatic Declination LP
Blood Harvest
1 November 2019
Raw kind of doomy death metal

Voimaton
Demo 2019
Blood Harvest
1 November 2019
Grooving marchin’ death metal stuff… 3 song EP… cool stuff.

Apotheus
The Far Star
Black Lion Records
1 November 2019
This has some melodic prog metal and melodic death stuff going on with a dark/doom thing in parts too.

PURULENT NECROSIS
CADAVERIZED HUMANITY
LABEL: COMATOSE MUSIC
RELEASE DATE: NOVEMBER 1st 2019
Full on brutal brutal brutal death metal! Great stuff.

Woodhawk
Violent Nature – Out Nov 1st, 2019
Self-Release
1 November 2019
This is one of those albums just sent to us… i found myself getting a lot of this show related stuff done while letting it play, has a great just driving rock groove… vocals reminded me a little of the early 90’s band Law and Order. Cool catchy stuff with a little bit of a bluesy southern thing going on. A kind of a great stoner groove… from Calgary!

Novembers Doom
Nephilim Grove
Prophecy Productions
1 November 2019
Great stuff.. solid melodic doomy death metal, kind of, like, well Opeth while still having growls… a bit proggy, heavy stuff too…

Year Of The Cobra
Ash And Dust
Prophecy Productions
1 November 2019
A kind of doomy dark metal, a little gothy and teeny bit sludge… female vox

VESSEL OF LIGHT
“Meet and Bone”
VESSEL OF LIGHT to release 3rd CD independently
1 November 2019
Groove metal cool single.

Band: Eigenstate Zero
Album: Sensory Deception
Self Released
Release date: November 1st, 2019
When their genre is “Swedish Death Metal” you know it’s going to be good… what is it about this genre that it can just be? You kind of know what it is too… A good solid grooving death metal with a bit of a melodic touch whil staying heavy and brutal too.

Phantasmal
Ansaan Syntyneet – Ansaan Kuolleet
Self-Released
31 May 2019
A little older, but some cool melodic death with a bit of a black metal tone.

Meth Fetish
Meth Fetish EP
Dry Cough Records
1 November 2019
Sludgey noise metal

Band: KING SVK
Album: New Æon
Label: Sliptrick records
Release date: October 22nd, 2019
The description says “oriental metal” but they’re from Slovakia I’m confused… it does have a little bit of a “the Hu” or a bit of that feel thrown into some more typical melodic death metal.

Band: Blackhearth
Album: Blackhearth
Label: Sliptrick records
Release date: October 29th, 2019
This has a just grooving standard heavy metal thing going on.

North Of South
“The Dogma and The Outsider” EP
Wormholedeath
Some Spanish progressive metal, some classic prog stuff, technical, melodic, has some clean and harsh vox… something kind of neat here.

Atlas:Empire
“The Stratosphere Beneath Our Feet”
Wormholedeath
AN Alternative hard rock/ kind of prog rock thing

Band: Extinction
Album: The Apocalypse Mark
Label: Revalve records
Release date: October 18th, 2019
Big grooves, a little thrashy, classic death metal stuff, catchy and did I mention some monster grooves? yeah!

Kaamos Warriors
Shadows Of Northern Chaos
Record label: Inverse Records
Nov 1
A kind of dark melodic death, more on the death metal side of things, some harsh and brutal stuff mixed with some more melodic interludes… cool stuff.

Cockroach Clan
Songs About Blunt Knives and Deep Love
Fysisk Format
Release Date: 13/09/19
Punky hard rock.

Throatsnapper
About The Dead
Consouling Sounds
25 October 2019
Sludgey doom

THE GREAT OLD ONES
Cosmicism
Season of Mist
25 October 2019
Black metal, some melodic stuff, atmospheric stuff… you know the drill.

Golgotha
Erasing the Past
Xtreem Music
22 October 2019
Melodic doomy death metal.

SUNN O)))
Pyroclasts
Southern Lord
Release date: Wednesday, October 23rd 2019
I just don’t know how people like this band… just not for me. Drony sludgey noise.

Fear-Less
Earth Mother, Beautiful Mother
Independent
1 October 2019
More of an opera/classical thing sent to us from long time radio guy…

Rings Of Saturn
Gidim
Genre: Death Metal
Label: Nuclear Blast Records
Release Date: 25 October 2019
Classic brutal death metal, some technical death stuff happening too.