New Stuff This Week… 6/24/19

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Jun 242019
 

Casket Robbery
From Hell (single)
Self Released
Our very own Casket Robbery has a new brutal single out… they keep up the brutality and dark evil sounds once again and are just kicking ass… great stuff!

CEMICAN
LA QUE BAJA DE LAS ESTRELLAS
M-THEORY AUDIO
Another single… heavier kind of folky death metal with a technical thing happening… cool stuff.

Hollywood Vampires
RISE
earMUSIC
This is that Johnny Depp band… decent hard rockin’ stuff with that kind of hair metal LA groove.

Sacred Reich
Awakening – radio single
Metal Blade Records
23 August 2019
It’s almost like they never left! Heavy, catchy thrash with unmistakable vox. Cool stuff.

Like Machines
“Destitute”
Madison Records
A kind of catchy hard rock, musically a little bit like an Alice Cooper… popped into my head.

Granny 4 Barrel
Nitro Sexy (Single)
Concrete Entertainment/ADA
Kind of a modern metal, catchy solid rockin’ groove. a little bit of an old school rob zombie feel.

Majesty
Legends
Napalm Records
Epic power metal, Kind of a symphonic keyboard heavy thing

He Is Legend
White Bat
Spinefarm Records
Grooving kind of modern metal… reminds me a little of a Hellyeah

Devilskin
All Fall Down (Single)
Independent
Some modern metal here too, female fronted vox… good clean vox, straight forward stuff.

TYRMFAR
RENEWAL THROUGH PURIFICATION
LABEL: MTAF RECORDS
RELEASE DATE: JUNE 22nd 2019
Classic brutal death metal, wall of sound production, but clean, crisp and even a little melodic and epic-ish too. great stuff.

TRISTENGRAV
II – Nychavge
Caligari Records
22 June 2019
This is a bit black metal, but with thrashy feel… not all totally dark and cold, a kind of catchy heavier metal thrash feel with that black metal feel.

HATE MANIFESTO (gre)
Herald of Triumph
Helter Skelter Productions
24 June 2019
Brutal and blackened death metal with a little bit of a melodic thing too

Pestis Inferos
Beyond The Veil of Light
Self-Release
24 June 2019
here is some mostly black metal, a bit of a blackened death thing. fast and heavy with a bit of that cold black metal sound… but with a death metal fullness.

Monarque
Jusqu’à la Mort
Sepulchral Productions
24 June 2019
Classic old school black metal

Band: Culloden
Album: Witchpricker
Label: Heathen Tribes
Release date: June 24th, 2019
A kind of doomy metal with some more extreme vox, some heavier more black metal/extreme parts, but overall more of a downtempo thing.

Kapala (India)
Termination Apex
Dunkelheit Produktionen
25 June 2019
Blackened death/noise grind type stuff.

Abysmal Grief
Mors Eleison
Sun & Moon
25 June 2019
Gothy doomy post metal.

Artist: NEXT DOOR TO HEAVEN
Album: V Ways To Accept
Release date: June 25th, 2019
Label: Sliptrick records
One more “out there” metal core… I guess progressive can be a word… experimental? clean vox, harsh vox…

Undoer
Survival is a Myth
Sun & Moon
25 June 2019
Good ol straight forward black metal… decent production..3 7ish minute long songs…

Vectis
The Executioner
Helldprod
27 June 2019
Kind of a lofi-cassette type thing some blackened death-ish stuff.

KOSM
Eyes On The Inside – Out June 28th, 2019
Self-Release
28 June 2019
Proggy groove metal… cool stuff.

Band: ETERNAL BREATH
Album: World Of Chaos
Label: Sliptrick records
Release date: June 28th, 2019
Thrashy stuff, a bit of a traditional metal thing

DENIAL OF GOD
The Shapeless Mass
Osmose Productions / Hells Headbangers
28 June 2019
This is some kind of classic black metal with some death metal grooves all staying in that cold harsh black metal thing too

SCUMRIPPER
All Veins Blazing (CD, LP, TAPE)
Hells Headbangers
28 June 2019
Raw kind of punked up grindy hardcore type stuff.

Dreams in Fragments
‘Reflections Of A Nightmare’ Out June 28th – Rockshots Records
Rockshots Records
28 June 2019
Symphonic – epic female fronted melodic hard rock… not really getting too heavy, but still can be called “metal” a bit down tempo

ASHBRINGER
Absolution
Prosthetic Records
28 June 2019
I’d have to throw this into a postmetal post black metal category

Contaminated (Australia) / Kutabare
Death Sick / Funeral Erection – split 7″
Blood Harvest
28 June 2019
Singles from both bands here… both some pretty good brutal death metal.

PUTRIFIED J
THE DEEP END OF HORROR
LABEL: COMATOSE MUSIC
RELEASE DATE: JUNE 28th 2019
Brutal death metal… fast quick 2 minute songs of extreme brutalness… great stuff.

Birdflesh
Extreme Graveyard Tornado
Everlasting Spew Records
28 June 2019
The name of the album kind of says it all… most songs are under a minute of super fast grindy death metal goodness… heavy fast stuff with no fuckin’ around.

Descendency
Generate The Genocide
Horror Pain Gore Death
(set for release on June 28th)
Heavy thrashy type stuff.. probably comparable to maybe Slayer’s style…

Tar Pit
Tomb of Doom
Ordo MCM
28 June 2019
Doomy post metal

J.B.O.
Wer lässt die Sau raus?!
AFM Records
28 June 2019
Seemingly German language party metal… even with a cover of “who let the dogs out” and “can’t touch this”

CONSECRATION
FRAGILIUM
LABEL: SOLITUDE PRODUCTIONS
RELEASE DATE: JUNE 28th 2019
Doomy dark blackened death, down tempo and depressing… but with some decent melodic deathy grooves.

Dreamarcher
A Fail Of Design (single)
Indie Recordings
21 June 2019
A modern hard rock, post rock thing, meh.

Avavago
Tyrant
Blood and Brutality Records
3 June 2019
Here we have some pretty cool blackened deathy thrash metal. One might say extreme thrash, or whatever, it’s fast, catchy, brutal vox and heavy!

STEELWINGS
Back
Sliptrick Records
22 February 2019
A kind of classic metal/hard rock, with a vocal style a little similar to Dio.

Undoer
Survival is a Myth
Sun & Moon
25 June 2019
A classic brutal black metal… dark, cold and heavy… not too harsh though… good stuff.

Witch Ritual
Death:Beyond
DHU Records (Vinyl)
20 May 2019
Female fronted classic doom/hard rock.

New Stuff This Week… 6/17/19

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Jun 162019
 

LO-PAN
Subtle
Aqualamb
A little stoner metal, mostly some melodic hard rock, good catchy grooves.

Hate
Auric Gates of Veles
Metal Blade Records
14 June 2019
Harsh, pissed off blackended death metal, solid production, brutal great stuff!

Baroness
Gold & Grey
Abraxan Hymns
Hard rockin’ stuff with a little stoner metal thing happening, some tracks are a bit laid back, others are heavier and have a good groove going on.

Teramaze
Are We Soldiers
Music Theories Recordings/MLG
Prog metal, crazy “prog” stuff going on, laid back melodic standard prog rock stuff too… all that stuff you like for a prog fan!

Generation Axe
The Guitars THat Destroyed The World – Live In China
earMUSIC
Live album from the recent Generation Axe tour… good instrumental guitar stuff from some masters

Critical Mess
Man Made Machine Made Man
Metalville Records
Brutal grooving death metal with female guttural vox… Great stuff!

Bloody Hammers
The Summoning
Napalm Records
This is some kind of gothy hard rock… not really into metal, but just good ol hard rock.

Soulline
“The Deep”
Profane Records
07 June 2019
A kind of melodic death leaning more to the melodic groove metal… with both clean and harsh vox… not getting really heavy or brutal… just good solid heavier grooves

BLOOD OF KINGU
De Occulta Philosophia
ATMF
16 June 2019
Wall of noisy black metal sound with a little bit of a folk element…

Aima (Greece)
Tragos LP
Nuclear War Now! Productions
15 June 2019
Sludgey Death metal with a black metal noise thing going on.

LYKEN21
Cyclical Insight
Sliptrick Records
Released on June 18th, 2019
Classic metal, good solid catchy grooves with a heavy organ backing things up… cool stuff.

DEFIXION
Tabella Defixionis
Xtreem Music
18 June 2019
Brutal death metal… yeah!! good heavy shit man.

Band: Rainer Landfermann
Album: Mein Wort in Deiner Dunkelheit
self released
Release date: June 19th, 2019
A prog black metal with some grooves, and a kind of gory horror thing in the heavier parts, some just go full on regular prog and all pretty much in German… this one is different. ..

Murk Rider
Exile of Shadows
Self-released
20 June 2019
three 20+ minute tracks of mostly black metal going into some longer post metal stuff too.

Imperator (Poland)
The Time Before Time LP/CD/TAPE
Nuclear War Now! Productions
20 June 2019
kind of a classic death metal, a bit dark, production is a bit “dark” too… raw, but this one you need to turn up!

GLARE OF THE SUN
Theia
Lifeforce
JUne 21
doomy melodic blackened death type stuff.

HOWLING SYCAMORE
Seven Pathways To Annihilation
Prosthetic Records
21 June 2019
a heavier proggy melodic death metal… musically it’s kind of prog/prog metal, getting heavier like a death/black/melodeath… but with clean vox throughout… cool stuff.

Itheist
Itheist
Self-Release
21 June 2019
blackened death metal with a bit of a dark doomy feel and some melo death stuff too

The Lord Weird Slough Feg
New Organon
Cruz Del Sur Music
21 June 2019
Grooving stoner metal… catchy cool stuff as always

Intothecrypt
Vakor
Ordo MCM
21 June 2019
doomy melodic death metal with a little bit of a folk metal feel.

Crush the Altar
Abhorrent Oblation
Redefining Darkness Records
21 June 2019
Death metal with some grooves… harsh vox… basic brutal stuff.

Scythe Lore
Through the Mausoleums of Man 12″ MLP/MCD
Iron Bonehead
21 June 2019
Solid melodic blackened death. Cold sludgey sound

Ravensire
A Stone Engraved in Red
Cruz Del Sur Music
21 June 2019
Melodic and kind of traditional metal. A gallopy doomy throwback… cool stuff.

THE MEADS OF ASPHODEL
RUNNING OUT OF TIME DOING NOTHING
LABEL: GODREAH RECORDS
RELEASE DATE: JUNE 21st 2019
melodic blackened death… this has a proggy folk thing going on too.

MOONLIGHT HAZE
De Rerum Natura
Scarlet Records
21 June 2019
Symphonic melodic death/female vox… There’s a whole Epic thing but heavier edge going on too… cool stuff.

HIVE
Night Cats
Horror Pain Gore Death
(set for release on June 21st)
Raw harsh black n roll type stuff.

Lunar Shadow
The Smokeless Fires
Cruz Del Sur Music
21 June 2019
This goes from melodic death/classic power metal type stuff to some post metal doom stuff too.

Valaraukar
Demonian Abyssal Visions LP/CD
Iron Bonehead
21 June 2019
Black metal, but a bit more on the death metal side of things…

Skelator
Cyber Metal
Gates of Hell Records
21 June 2019
traditional metal with a pinch of a thrash thing and clean metal vox! cool stuff.

HUMANART
(Further) Into the Dephts
Dark Age Works
7 June 2019
Doomy melodic black metal which gets pretty good n brutal in the heavy stuff (it’s mostly heavy stuff)

VOID EATER
III-IIII
Duplicate Records
a black metal / post metal doomy sludge

The Gerald Peter Project
‘Enigma’ ft. Julie Elven (singer for the game soundtracks of Horizon Zero Dawn, World of Warcraft)
Self-Release
31 May 2019
A single of some pretty cool epic and instrumental prog (a few oooh ooooh ahhh vox – no lyrics)

Death Note Silence
Death Not Silence
Self-Release
22 October 2018
An older release… heavier brutal metalcore… kind of an almost technical melodic death really… a few breakdown brutal things going on.

GODSLAVE –
10/10 – “Rarities Recovered”
Green Zone Music
14 June 2019
A bit thrashy, brutal, a bit hardcore… a bit of a death metal thing too.. great extreme thrash with some catchy grooves

Sathamel
Horror Vacui
Self-released
17 May 2019
Death metal! Brutal, heavy grooves, just like death metal should be

Hoofstomper
Chapter I
Black Mourning Productions
25 May 2019
Almost a rockabilly black metal… a kind of dark meedly thing, but a rockabilly thing too.

Deepshade
Soul Divider
Wormholedeath
Kind of a pearl jam type of a hard rock…

Potential Threat SF
Threat to Society
Ragnarok Records
23 May 2019
Melodic groovy thrash, vox have a bit of a shouty thing, not growly, not clean… just right for something thrashy.

Memoriam
Requiem For Mankind
Label: Nuclear Blast Records
Classic death metal… head banging catchy, melodic, dark and brutal…

Band: Mofsed
Album: Rattenkrieg!
Self released
Release: 6/6/2019
Old School Death Metal with a thrashy feel… great production, technical too… great stuff.

THIS GIFT IS A CURSE
A Throne of Ash
Season of Mist
14 June 2019
A little bit black metal, some hardcore, some harsh wall of sound, a little post metal… but overall, a blackened hardcore thing.

Pinkish Black
Concept Unification
Relapse
June 14
Kind of a psychedelic doomish post metal.

New Stuff This Week… 6/10/19

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Jun 092019
 

Axel Rudi Pell
XXX Anniversary Live
SPV
Live album from the power metal virtuoso… good representation… as far as I know… I’ve never seen them live… good rockin’ stuff, good live sound, not overproduced or anything.

Motionless In White
Disguise
Roadrunner
This is that one band that has that modern metal core thing going on, but with a bit of a heavier edge, and the more melodic parts are not quite as whiney as some of their counterparts…

Last Crack
The Up Rising
EMP/Combat
It’s almost like they never stopped, just like in the 90’s… solid catchy grooves, a kind of melodic hard rock… a mix of lots of sounds… but this new “comeback” and new Combat records signee… great to have this local band back with a solid release!

Demir Demirkan
Elysium In Ashes
Demir Records
Melodic hard rock with some cool guitar work…

ENTHRONED
Cold Black Suns
Season of Mist
7 June 2019
Blackened death, a little wall of black metal sound-ish in a lot of parts… gets a bit drony, some gets a bit doomy and cold… a little too all over for me.

Toxpack
Kampfer
Napalm Records
German traditional metal with a little bit of an industrial feel.

Saul
Aeons
Spinefarm Records
Dejenty modern metal.

Under Subsidence
Endings
Independent
A melodic groove metal, a bit heavier when it gets going,

Sweet Oblivion
Sweet Oblivion
Frontiers Music SRL.
Geoff Tate’s new project… just a single so far, but pretty good stuff, has a strong older early post Empire era Queensryche sound…looking forward to more!

timo Tolkkis Avalon
Return To Eden
Frontiers Music SRL.
Great epic power metal!

Olathia
Snake Charmer
Independent
This is some melodic catchy heavier metal with clean vox… good edge a bit of a thrashy but modern tech metal thing

Nocturnes Mist
Marquis Of Hell
Seance Records
13 June 2019
Kind of a post black metal/ classic black metal… a bit of a black n roll doom feel.

Nucleus
Entity
Unspeakable Axe Records / Me Saco Un Ojo Records
14 June 2019
A death/black metal… dark and cold… heavy though with a doomy gloom

Sarcófago
Crust
Greyhaze Records
14 June 2019
Brutal fast death metal.

Damage S.F.P.
Self-Titled Album – Out June 14, 2019
Rockshots Records
14 June 2019
A heaver modern sounding classic thrashy going on here… good stuff.

Hell Bent
Apocalyptic Lamentations
Horror Pain Gore Death
June 14th
Basic kind of extreme grooving death metal with a crusty black metal feel.

Sandness
Untamed
Rockshots Records
14 June 2019
Solid grooving hard rock… not quite stoner metal, not quite traditional metal… just some catchy rock.

Äsping
The Lion of Piraeus
AnnapurnA
14 June 2019
Ambient sounds acoustic atmospheric/experimental with female chanting/operattic sounds… yeah, it’s out there.

Tanzwut
Seemannsgarn
AFM Records
14 June 2019
German folk metal, good grooves, a little bit of that Rammstein sound but with a organ/hurdy gurdy flute sound or whatever… cool stuff.

Winterwolf
Lycanthropic Metal of Death
Svart Records
14 June 2019
Blackened death metal with a solid groove and dark/cold feel. Cool stuff.

DREADFORT
THE DARTMOUTH CAT EP
Self Released
This is interesting… a straightforward hard rock with some strange, unique kind of silly fun lyrics and story.

Laetitia In Holocaust
Fauci Tra Fauci
Third I Rex
31 March 2019
black metal, a bit of a groove and death metal feel… vox are full on harsh black metal. Great stuff.

Band: HELLIGATORS
Album: Hell III
Label: Sliptrick records
Release date: June 4th, 2019
Meaty hard rockin’ grooving goodness.

Band: SINEZAMIA
Album: Fingere di essere
Label: Sliptrick records
Release date: June 11th, 2019
Gothy hard rock.

VORTEX OF END
Ardens Fvror
Osmose Productions
31 May 2019
Full wall of sound black metal, fast playing, yet a doomy downtempo sound.

Açoite
Açoite
Helldprod
14 June 2019
Lofi blackened death… sounds good, but I can’t get over lo-fi stuff.

NECRONOMIDOL
Voidhymn
Specific Recordings
24 April 2019
Epic synth poppy sounding power metal with female vox

Ov Lustra
Tempestas
Black Lion Records
7 June 2019
Epic full on brutal blackened death metal… a bit symphonic, but that’s not stopping any heaviness… great stuff.

Skånska Mord – “Blues From The Tombs”
Transubstans Records
17 MAY 2019

Reveal
Overlord
Wormholedeath
Traditional metal with a bit of a power metal thing (big clean singy vox)

Bleed Someone Dry
Unorthodox
Wormholedeath
Groove metal with a little djent

Band: Meridion
Album: Rise from the South
Label: Eclectic Productions
Occult Death metal, muddy production, a little black metal some death metal… allll brutal.

Serene Dark
Where Time Drowns Still (single) – Release Date – May 24, 2019
Self-Release
24 May 2019
Single for blackended grooving death metal. good stuff.,

Ancestral
Novo Ordus Seclorum
Label: Australis records
Death metal from Chile, classic brutal death metal… great stuff.

STENCH OF PROFIT
HUMAN DISCOUNT
LABEL: LETHAL SCISSOR RECORDS
RELEASE DATE: 20th MAY 2019
Grindy and brutal death metal… cool fast songs

Demiurgon
The Oblivious Lure
Everlasting Spew Records
Full on brutal death metal with a bit of technical stuff going on too.

Infrared
Back To The Warehouse
Self-Release
14 June 2019
A bit of a classic thrash thing… great stuff.

Band: Unslaved
Album: State of Insurrection
Label: Australis records
Release date: June 1, 2019
Death Metal / Thrash Groove & Hardcore… just what you’d hope… brutal, catchy heavy and heavy stuff.

New Stuff This Week… 6/3/19

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Jun 012019
 

The Rods
Brotherhood Of Metal
SPV/Steamhammer
Straight up classic metal, solid grooves, catchy stuff, even some organ backin’ it all up… cool stuff.

ELLEFSON
Sleeping Giants [Advance Tracks]
EMP/Combat
Solo stuff with lots of guests… good solid classic/modern metal. Classic as it’s not really in some direction of a sub genre and modern because it’s just got that updated sound.

Carousel Kings
Plus Ultra
Victory Records
31 May 2019
Modern pop metal…. ummmm no.

IGNITE THE FIRE
BETWEEN SHADOW AND SOLACE
OPX RECORDS
Groove metal, more of a modern heavier than a normal “solid rock” type metal, catchy, melodic and all that. It has a little bit of a Disturbed vibe to me.

NEVALRA
CONJURE THE STORM
M-THEORY AUDIO
Death metal with a good melodic hook, leading into cool blackened death, I want to throw out like a less proggy Opeth… harsh and heavy… great stuff.

Combichrist
One Fire
Out Of Line Music
Electronic / industrial metal, good catchy grooves.

Motanka
Motanka
Napalm Records
A laid back Tool-ish kind of prog hard rock.

Despyre
Rise Up
Pavement Entertainment
Here we have some modern metal, a little bit of a Disturbed meets maybe something a little heavier? FFDP? Not bad… heavier parts are pretty cool.

Demons & Wizards
Demons & Wizards Remasters
Century Media Records
Demons & Wizards
Touched By The Crimson King Remastered
Century Media Records
Take one of the guitar masters of techy prog/power metal with one of the best power metal singers ever and you have Jon Schaffer and Hansi Kursch…but better yet, this band, and talk of a new ablum soon… here’s a remaster of the first album… great excuse to play it gagain

Vulture
Ghastly Waves & Battered Graves
Metal Blade Records
7 June 2019
A bit of a classic thrash, big screamy voice cool melodic metal, with some heavier stuff mixed in too.

Underwing
Spirals (EP)
Pinecone Records
1 June 2019
this is a kind of doomy melodic groove metal. Reminds me a little of Last Crack with a cool heavy groove in parts.

Cosmogyral
“Behold”
Self-released
1 June 2018
BIg grooving melodic death… more on the death metal side of things, musically, it’s trashy, catchy and a bit technical too. Cool stuff!

Black Crucifixion
Lightless Violent Chaos
Seance Records
3 June 2019
Doomy black n roll sort of black metal, lots of heavy grooves with a still cold-ish thing. Not all super fast and blast beat-y.

Daemoni
Black Tyrant
Goathorned Productions
6 June 2019
CLassic heavy and fast black metal.

Snøgg
Chhinnamasta
Self-released
6 June 2019
Some parts are just straight up cool melodic death metal, leading into some good old classic black metal

PYTHON
Astrological Warfare
:AJNA: / AnnapurnA
6 June 2019
Raw, doomy atmospheric horror creepy metal/rock type stuff.

Vault Dweller
Existence At A Distance
Horror Pain Gore Death Productions
(set for release on June 7th)
Harsh death metal with a thrashy punk base and maybe a grindy vocal sound.

BARBARIAN (Italy)
To No God Shall I Kneel (CD, LP, TAPE)
Hells Headbangers
7 June 2019
Gritty grooving catchy death metal with some melodic coolness… great stuff.

Wykan
Brigid: Of The Night (EP) – Out June 7, 2019
Self-Release
7 June 2019
Doom metal with black metal vox. interesting combo, but it works in a dark and evil way.

Death Hawks
Psychic Harmony
Svart Records
7 June 2019
Alright… more of an alternative rock thing… next…

Infernal Conjuration
Infernale Metallum Mortis LP/CD
Iron Bonehead
7 June 2019
fast and brutal death metal, great stuff.

Mutilate
Contagium LP/CD
Iron Bonehead
7 June 2019
A bit raw on the production side, but here we have some blackended death metal, that kind of classic death metal thing going on with a bit more of a harsh vox and coool black metal evil feel.

Primitive Man
Steel Casket
Crown and Throne Ltd./Tartarus Records
7 June 2019
all told, this is 2 tracks over 22 minutes each of post metal noise.

Jess By The Lake
Under The Red Light Shine
Svart Records
7 June 2019
Probably more of a classic rock, old school alternative rock thing.

ALL HELL
The Witch’s Grail
Prosthetic Records
7 June 2019
This is some good grooving melodic death with a little thrash, a little doom and alll metal!

Nachtfalter
was bleibt
Echozone
24 May 2019
Gothy melodic doom/black metal… vox are a bit more spoken German

Coffins + Second To None
Nine Cocoons Of Dens To F
Horror Pain Gore Death
June 7
Coffins is classic brutal death metal, and Second To None is also… maybe a bit even MORE brutal!

Hidden Lapse
Butterflies
Rockshots Records
31 May 2019
Not often we get some cool prog/power metal… this has a good solid kind of old old Dream Theater feel, with some clean female vox.

Constantine
“Aftermath”
Rockshots Records
28 March 2019
This has Guests From Primal Fear, Soilwork, Destruction… good classic metal through the album with some awesome guests.

Band: Uburen
Album: And The Mountains Weep
Release date: April 13, 2019
A kind of classic black metal with a viking theme… a cold harsh groove

Reternity
Facing The Demon
MDD Records
31 May 2019
A bit classic metal, a bit grooving thrash… with some cool catchy stuff.

HELLRAISER
HERITAGE
UNDERGROUND SYMPHONY
25 May 2019
CLassic metal with a power metal thing going on, high screamy voice with some faster catchy metal.

Ares Kingdom
By the Light of Their Destruction LP/CD
Nuclear War Now! Productions
15 May 2019
A dark grooving kind of raw death metal.

Release: Chronoform
From the Void
Record label: Inverse Records
Release Date: May 29th 2019
This is kind of a melodic death/metalcore death thing… solid harsh grooves

Kval
Laho
Hypnotic Dirge Records
23 May 2019
Atmospheric post black metal.

Sawyer Path
Toxic Temptation
Self-Release
Modern melodic metalcore,

Uivo Bastardo
Clepsydra
Ethereal Sound Works
13 May 2019
A kind of melodic death/groove metal.

WORT Mosh Pit Playlist for 5/27/19

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May 302019
 

?Playlist Title / Mosh Pit
DJ Name / The Book (Mike)
Playlist Start Date / May 27, 2019
Playlist Start Time / 11:00:00 PM
Playlist End Time / 2:00:00 AM

Artist / Song / Release / Label
Vader / Steeler / Thy Messenger – EP / Nuclear Blast
Witchery / Stigmatized / Don’t Fear the Reaper / Century Media
Widower / House of the Lord / Cataclysmic Sorcery / Black Market Metal Label
Possessed / Abandoned / Revelations of Oblivion / Nuclear Blast
Orbstruct / Deterioration / Phobos Rising / Orbstruct
1914 / High Wood. 75 Acres of Hell / The Blind Leading the Blind / Napalm Records
Death Angel / I Came for Blood / Humanicide / Nuclear Blast
Concrete Funeral / Speak of the Devil / Ultimum Judicium / Self Released
Slayer / Ghosts of War / South of Heaven / Def American
Flotsam and Jetsam / Dreams of Death / No Place for Disgrace / Elektra
Diamond Head / The Messenger / The Coffin Train / Silver Lining Music
Sleep / Aquarian / Sleep’s Holy Mountain / EARACHE RECORDS
Tanith / Cassini’s Deadly Plunge / In Another Time / Metal Blade
Saint Vitus / Remains / Saint Vitus / Season Of Mist
Last Crack / Saraboyscage / Sinister Funkhouse #17 / Roadrunner Records
Arch Matheos / Straight and Narrow / Winter Ethereal / Metal Blade Records
Gloryhammer / Gloryhammer / Legends from Beyond the Galactic Terrorvortex (Deluxe Version) / Napalm Records
Myrath / Lili Twil / Shehili / Earmusic
Iced Earth / Iced Earth / Enter the Realm – EP / Century Media
Amon Amarth / Valkyria / Berserker / Metal Blade
Kavara / Scarecrow / Weathered & Lost / Kavara
Månegarm / (Don’t Need) Religion / Fornaldarsagor / Napalm Records Handels GmbH
Visigoth / Abysswalker / Bells of Awakening – Single / Metal Blade
Nattfog / Yoni Usvassa / Pohjon Porteilta / Purity Through Fire
Darkthrone / The Hardship of the Scots / Old Star / Peaceville
Vananidr / Raging Blizzards / Vananidr / Purity Through Fire
Deathspell Omega / Ad Arma! Ad Arma! / The Furnaces of Palingenesia / Noevdia
Full of Hell / Downward / Weeping Choir / Relapse Records
Fleshgod Apocalypse / Sugar / Veleno / Nuclear Blast
Belzebubs / Pantheon of the Nightside Gods / Pantheon of the Nightside Gods / Century Media
Allegaeon / Stellar Tidal Disruption / Apoptosis / Metal Blade Records
Psychotool / Catch the Fire / Rotten Paradise / Black Sunset
Sacred Sin / Inductive Compulsion / Eyemgod / Lusitanian
Cipher / Nomad / Réminiscences / Self Released
Vale Of Pnath / Skin Turned Soil / Accursed / WILLOWTIP
Employed To Serve / Beneath It All / Eternal Forward Motion / Spinefarm Records UK

New Stuff This Week… 5/27/19

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May 262019
 

Vader
Thy Messenger
Label: Nuclear Blast Records
Release Date: 31 May 2019
A surprise for the inbox… Vader’s EP to prelude their full length coming out later later… This has that extreme deathy thrash feel… they tend to lean either thrash or death typically this has a good mix of both, but leaning a bit heavier… great stuff.

Tanith
In Another Time
Metal Blade Records
24 May 2019
Classic doomy/stoner metal rock, clean female vox, decent grooves

Siamese
Super Human
Long Branch Records
No other way to describe this aside from a pop metal/hard rock. meh.

Visigoth
Bells of Awakening
Metal Blade Records
24 May 2019
Melodic power metal, with some battle and metal themes… good stuff.

Orbstruct – “Phobos Rising”
Self-Released
16 May 2019
Grooving death metal… not super brutal and heavy, just a good growly vox and catchy slower heavy groove.

Darkthrone
Old Star
Peaceville Records
Not really full on black metal, a good doomy stoner metalish blackened groove.

Gloryhammer
Legends From Beyond The Galactic Terrorvortex
Napalm Records
Epic power metal with a good heavy edge going on… cool stuff.

Texas Hippie Coalition
High In The Saddle
Entertainment One
31 May 2019
The always grooving stoner metal band is back with more from their formula! This one is a bit more of a down tempo groove

Death Angel
Humanicide
Nuclear Blast Records
31 May 2019
Another new classic! Songs are a bit to the point, melodic yet ripping thrash too … vocals are top notch too! Great stuff!

Black Mold
Tales of Degradation
Helldprod
25 May 2019
classic old school crusty black metal

Crestfallen Queen
“Queen of Swords”
Church Within Records
25 May 2019
Kind of a doomy post metal with a slow go on things… great full vox though.

Bathyum
The Church Of Euthanasia
Heathen Tribes
Released on May 27th, 2019
Here is some classic black metal, with some cool grooves.

MORDOR (Spain)
Hogar, Dulce Hogar
Xtreem Music
28 May 2019
Heavier classic thrash with vox, in spanish… good catchy stuff.

NEKROÍ THEOÍ
Dead Gods
Prosthetic Records
31 May 2019
Brutal death metal with a little bit of a death core thing going on… brutal on top of brutal vox, with no fuckin’ around… great stuff.

Kaleidobolt
Bitter
Svart Records
31 May 2019
A sort of stoner metal, classic metal, lots of meaty grooves and catchiness with a pinch of blues and maybe a little Thin Lizzy thing going on?

Concrete Funeral
Ultimum Judicium
Self-Release
31 May 2019
Here we have some classic thrash along the lines of a Testament… great stuff.

Band: Alcotopia
Album: It Hits The Spot
Label: Narcoleptica Productions
Release date: May 30th, 2019
We have more classic riffy thrash, this one is more like an Exodus? I dunno, it’s cool to hear some new thrashy stuff.

HEXENEBRETT
Erste Beschwörung
Caligari Records
30 May 2019
lo-fi doomy black metal

Thrash La Reine
La Foi, La Loi, La Croix – Out May 31, 2019
Self-Release
31 May 2019
Kind of a classic thrash with a melodic classic metal thing happening too, a pinch of a Kind Diamond thing vocally.

VORTEX OF END
Ardens Fvror
Osmose Productions
31 May 2019
Wall of sound black metal with screamy shouty vox. (creepy!)

Deorc Absis
The Nothingness Transfiguration
Redefining Darkness Records
31 May 2019
A dark black metal thing, heavy, fast, yet meloidic too and just a bit on the lo-fi (quiet side)

EVIL ANGEL
Unholy Evil Metal (CD, LP, TAPE)
Hells Headbangers
31 May 2019
Evil brutal death metal with a black metal thing happening too

Krypts
Cadaver Circulation
Dark Descent Records
31 May 2019
Dark brutal death metal with some melodic and black metal elements too… cool stuff.

Tryglav
Night of Whispering Souls
Extreme Metal Music / Rockshots Records
31 May 2019
This has that more melodic meedly black metal groove going on. and brutal good.

Hellish Grave
Hell No Longer Waits
Helldprod
31 May 2019
and we have some kind of classic black metal, cold guitars, blast beats, harsh vox and some evil grooves though too!

K.F.R
Demonologue
Purity Through Fire
31 May 2019
lo-fi post black metal

Elbow Deep
Bodily Fluids
Horror Pain Gore Death
May 31st
Musically kind of a grooving heavier thrash… and some funny/gross song title’s themes… like “I Shat When I Came” LOL

Hellgoat
Death Conquers All
Boris Records
31 May 2019
Old school harsh, lo-fi black metal. and brutal too! (without any lo end though!)

Nattfog
Pohjan Porteilta
Purity Through Fire
31 May 2019
Classic black metal, with some grooves cold, dark harsh snowy foggy forest stuff… cool stuff

FUNERAL STORM
Arcane Mysteries (CD, LP)
Hells Headbangers
31 May 2019
It’s black metal, it’s got a little bit of an epic thing (keyboard type stuff) harsh vox, good melodies and groove too.

Sacred Sin
Eye M God
Lusitanian Music
31 May 2019
Extreme thrashy stuff… a bit growly on the vox, a little raw in the production, but catchy cool stuff.

Bhleg & Nechochwen
Sorlande sky / Majestic Translucence (Split EP)
Nordvis Produktion
31 May 2019
Bhleg is more of a lofi black metal, Nechochwen has a melodic folky metal thing happening (just one song from each)

Vananidr
Road North
Purity Through Fire
31 May 2019
What’s this? more black metal? yah… classic blast beat, fast playing, a bit of a melodic thing… harsh cold vox… good stuff though.

Leathürbitch
Into The Night
High Roller Records
31 May 2019
Here we have just some classic metal, not quite thrash, just a bit heavier than a true classic metal with clean vox and catchy riffs.

Malum (Finland)
Legion
Purity Through Fire
31 May 2019
on the face we got black metal or death metal… it’s not all super cold and meedly, some just more cold brutal moments too with some deathy melodic grooves.

Necrotombs
Embalmed With Rotten Flesh
Self-released
1 October 2018
Death metal very similar to Obituary… cool stuff with some good grooves

Delirium
Urkraft
MDD Records
Release date: Friday, April 12th 2019
More of a melodic death leaning into more of a blackened death with yeah, groovy heavy stuff.

Heresiarch
Incursion
Krucyator Productions
23 April 2019
Harsh blackened grindy death metal.

CICONIA
Meraki
ON FIRE RECORDS
Release date: Monday, March 11th 2019
This is an instrumental kind of prog/kind of melodic death sounding thing. cool stuff with a bit of a doom thing going on too

Cipher
Réminiscences
Self-released
29 May 2019
Cool formula of thrash, melodic death, black metal and death metal all with some big and catchy grooves.

SANTA CRUZ
TELL ME WHY
M-THEORY AUDIO
Modern emo vox pop rock/metal.

Band: DARK INTRANCE
Album: Emerged From The Dark
Label: Sliptrick records
Release date: May 28th, 2019
A little bit of a gothy doom and groove classic standard “metal”

Kavara
Weathered & Lost
Self-Release
31 May 2019
Melodic death with a heavier edge, getting a little bit thrashy in parts too. great stuff!

Psychotool
Rotten Paradise
Black Sunset
17 May 2019
A kind of just classic grooving death metal. decent.

Hellyeah
Welcome Home (single)
Eleven Seven
First single of the Vinny-less Hellyeah. :( this album did record the drum tracks before Vinny died, so it’s only right to put it out… this track is a bit symphonic and full of feels, so not really a burner.

Mispyrming
Algleymi
NoEvDia
24 May 2019
Melodic death/black metal, a bit cold and dark/harsh…

Meuchelmord
Waffenträger
Purity Through Fire
31 May 2019
This is a cool classic black metal… cold, harsh, evil with some nice melodic grooves too.

Deathspell Omega
The Furnaces of Palingenesia
NoEvDia
24 May 2019
Fast and brutal blackened death metal with a bit of a melodic dark thing happening. cool stufdf.

THE NEGATIVE BIAS
Narcissus Rising (A Metamorphosis In three acts)
ATMF
Kind of a doomy melodic black metal…a couple of 20 minute + length songs.

New Stuff This Week… 5/20/19

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May 192019
 

Batushka
Polunosznica – radio single
Metal Blade Records
12 July 2019
A wall of sound black metal with a kind of doomy overtone.

Broadside
King Of Nothing / Empty
Victory Records
15 May 2019
A modern emo hard rock thing… not for the mosh pit…maybe for an MTV “Edgy angsty” show.

Like Machines
“Kaiser”
Madison Records
A melodic kind of grooving goth-ish modern hard rock thing… kinda neat, maybe touching into stoner metal a bit too.

Destrage
The Chosen One
Metal Blade Records
24 May 2019
Technical melodic metalcore type stuff. There’s a bit of a prog metal thing, but a heavier metalcore thing too. cool stuff.

Diamond Head
The Coffin Train
Silver Lining Music
Good classic metal with a good heavy edge… you know these guys and they have that old school feel, but still with some modern relevance

Fleshgod Apocalypse
Veleno
Nuclear Blast USA
Melodic blackened death… These guys have the sort of epic thing going on with some brutal death metal adding in strings/keyboards while keeping the heavy parts brutal. great stuff.

Defeater
Defeater
Epitaph Records
A little modern metalcore, a bit punky hardcore.

1914
The Blind Leading The Blind
Napalm Records
We got this late last year from a PR firm, but now they’re on Napalm records and have a nice new push… good record… Classic black metal, more on the melodic death side of things… cool stuff.

Délétère
Theovorator : Babelis Testamentum
Sepulchral Productions
18 May 2019
Some classic black metal sounding stuff, a good melodic feel.

Band: Coronary
Album: Demo
Label: Heathen Tribes
Release date: May 20th, 2019
A good classic metal, from Finland, but with a bit of that German metal sound. Good clean powerful vox.

Band: CIRCLE OF WITCHES
Album: Natural Born Sinners
Label: Sliptrick records
Release date: May 21st, 2019
More classic metal, this has a bit of a dirty guitar, yet vocally and overall a power metal sound.

Kneel
“Interstice”
Pulmonary Records
22 May 2019
This is kind of a hardcore, tech death

Armagedda
Ond Spiritism
Nordvis Produktion
a classic black metal, but with some spots hitting on some black n roll or more of a Satyricon thing… but overall staying with that cold doomy classic black metal thing.

Scardust
Sands of Time
M-Theory Audio
24 May 2019
Epic kind of proggy experimental/symphonic with clean/operratic female vox.

EPECTASE
Astres
I, Voidhanger Records
24 May 2019
A good classic black metal with some melodic stuff and long songs.

Pestilent Death
Chapters of Depravity CD/LP/TAPE
Blood Harvest
24 May 2019
A name like this, you’d expect something fast and brutal… You got it!! Fast brutal death metal and yeah it’s got some groove too. Great stuff.

Emil Bulls
Mix Tape
AFM Records
24 May 2019
an all covers album of 80’s/90’s pop songs most of this is probably more of a modern metalcore type thing with some alt metal/ alt rock

ONKOS
Onkos
I, Voidhanger Records
24 May 2019
A wierd sort of experiemental post metal, with death metal growls, but almost a drum/bass music… different.

LVCIFYRE
Sacrament
Dark Descent Records
24 May 2019
Brutal blackened death metal with a little lean on some horror sounding stuff… just brutal in your face type stuff…

ESOCTRILIHUM
The Telluric Ashes Of The Ö Vrth Immemorial Gods
I, Voidhanger Records
24 May 2019
Black metal… a bit atmospheric more death growl vox with a lot going on.

Enchantya
On Light And Wrath
Record label: Inverse Records
Release Date: May 24th 2019
A gothy, progressive metal getting a bit heavier in some parts with clean operattic female vox

SOTO
Origami
Inside Out
Release date: Friday, May 24, 2019
A pretty straightforward classic metal with a bit of a heavier edge maybe a little bit of a proggy metal thing too. It’s not quite Sons of Apollo, but pretty cool

Widower
Cataclysmic Sorcery
Black Market Metal Label
24 May 2019
here we hae some kind of thrashy melodic death… a little bit of a blackended death feel going on too… great stuff.

Genus Ordinis Dei
Nemesis
Eclipse Records
24 May 2019
Melodic death (a bit of an epic keyboardy feel) with clean female vox and harsh male vox. cool stuff.

Nihility
Thus Spoke The Antichrist
Black Lion Records
24 May 2019
Here is some death metal with some grooves and some technicality, harsh vox… great stuff.

STORMLORD
Far
Scarlet Records
24 May 2019
Epic metal, with a cool melodic death thing going on. Pretty heavy melodic and proggy too.

NECKBEARD DEATHCAMP
So Much For The Tolerant Left
Prosthetic Records
24 May 2019
Brutal political… a bit kind of gore/black metal sound…

LORD GORE
“The Resickened Orgy”
Horror Pain Gore Death Productions
May 24
Has a bunch of intro dialog, otherwise, brutal gore metal

ULVEDHARR
World Of Chaos
Scarlet Records
24 May 2019
Melodic death, with some cool heavy deathy grooves.

Dune Sea
Dune Sea
All Good Clean Records
3 May 2019
A kind of laid back chilled out stoner rock… cool stuff

Giant Dwarf – “Giant Dwarf”
Self-released
9 April 2019
whoa, just like the Dune Sea above, some really cool laid back catchy groovin’ stoner metal.

Band: DEVA OBIDA
Album: Rudiment
Label: Polygon Records
Release date: March 1st, 2019
Melodic kind of a gothy/folk metal… a little doomy and dark.

Forlet Sires – “Holy”
Cruel Bones Records
20 April 2019
Classic old school doomy black metal.

Artist: Woest
Title: Le Gouffre
Label: Heathen Tribes
Release: January 1st, 2019
Good old black metal, but this one has a bit of a sharp edge, some cool melodic stuff going on, heavy and kind of brutal… a bit epic too. cool stuff!

Uivo Bastardo
Clepsydra
Ethereal Sound Works
13 May 2019
A kind of technical, doom-ish, prog-ish, black metal-ish, groove metal-ish and all in Portuguese

Band: NECRO
Album: Propaganda
Label: Sliptrick Records
Release date: May 14th, 2019
deathy thrash metal from poland… good brutality in parts, otherwise, some good grooving classic thrash.

KAOSIS feat. Dino Cazares
“Hitech – Lowlife” single
Self Released
A kind of industrial elecronic metal thing with Dino providing his classic staccato guitar sound.

Saint Vitus
Saint Vitus
Season of Mist
17 May 2019
Classic doomy metal, good grooves and drivin’ riffs.

LICE
Woe Betide You
Season of Mist
10 May 2019
A melancholic, melodic, and atmospheric type of black metal, a bit progressive, where it’s got a lot going on, and also going into full old school fast black metal too. cool and diverse

Slipknot
Unsainted (single)
Roadrunner
A new song… it has that signature Slipknot feel, yet a bit melodic and catchy too… neat stuff.

New Stuff This Week… 5/13/19

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May 132019
 

The Absence
Walking Shadows (single)
M-Theory Audio
A great new single from these guys, a sharp, technical melodic blackened death thing… catchy yet harsh too… great stuff.

ABBATH
Harvest Pyre (Radio Promo)
Season of Mist
Full album not out til June, but this single is ready now… a heavy, yet melodic blackened death… it’s kind of a black n roll… just a full catchy, yet still evil sound like the last album…. great stuff.

Full Of Hell
Weeping Choir
Relapse
two Brutal tracks of grindy death metal.

Rammstein
Rammstein
Caroline
So far a couple of singles of new Rammstein… Classic sound in the genre they invented and nobody does it better!

Summoners Circle
Become None
Pavement Entertainment
This is some cool melodic blackened death.. some cool grooves with extreme vox and some longer songs too.

Entrapment
Imminent Violent Death
Dawnbreed
Release date: Saturday, May 11th 2019
This is some pretty cool kind of classic death metal with a bit of a melodic/blackened feel to it. Great stuff.

Band: Ungoliantha
Album: “The Howl in the Waste”
Label: self-released
Release date: May 13th, 2019
Meaty brutal, melodic, catchy blackened death. A harsh brutal attack, a bit of an epic feel too. cool stuff!

Band: Ironguard
Album: Towards Victory
Label: Heathen Tribes
Release date: May 13th, 2019
Got some kind of classic power metal, Big vox, gritty classic metal… Powerful stuff!

Vale of Pnath
Accursed
Willowtip Records
17 May 2019
Technical melodic blackened death metal! Yeah! Fast, heavy, technical, yet cold, harsh, melodic and evil. Great stuff.

HAUNT (U.S.)
If Icarus Could Fly (CD, LP, TAPE)
Shadow Kingdom
17 May 2019
This is a bit of a classic metal, a tiny bit of a Ghost vibe, (melodic, throw-back-ish)… but a bit more of a classic Basic Iron Maiden thing too…

Calyx
Vientos Arcaicos LP/CD
Iron Bonehead
17 May 2019
Black metal, but with a big death metal groove… while still staying harsh and cold.

PYTHIA
THE SOLACE OF ANCIENT EARTH
LABEL: GOLDEN AXE
RELEASE DATE: MAY 17th 2019
Power metal with a little grittier sound, female clean “femetal” vocals decent stuff.

Fractures & Outlines
Defenseless – Out May 17, 2019
Self-Release
17 May 2019
Kind of a modern metal/hard rock… I’d say a bit on the commercial hard rock side of things

UDK
Burnt Cradles
Self-released
22 October 2018
I guess this would be a grooving’ modern melodic death-ish type thing

DEATH’S-HEAD AND THE SPACE ALLUSION
The Counterbalance
Record label: Inverse Records
Release Date: May 3rd 2019
This is kind of a power metal with a bit of a heavier groove, but still having that proggy power metal thing prominent

Joe Stump
Symphonic Onslaught
Lion Music
All shreddy instrumental with a good heavy catchy real metal edge… not just a bunch of noodling.

Burn Down Eden
Liberticidal
Kernkraftritter Records
12 October 2018
Technical / brutal melodic death metal.. great shredding, brutal drumming and edge… harsh vox, some meedly guitars and full on brutal death metal too. great stuff.

ALL CAPS
“All’s Well That Ends Well”
Black Basset Records
15 March 2019
Kind of a noise rock with just bass, drums and a little keyboard, haven’t really heard much like it before, it has a little bit of a stoner metal thing, but a good fat sound.

Release: Blackwater Commotion
Strike One
Record label: Concorde Music Company
Release Date: May 10th 2019
This is a classic metal/hard rock, a little bluesy

Clockwork
Closer (single)
Freemood – Heavy Load
This band is an 8 piece symphonic metal opera band, featuring Dark Horizon members. And as you may imagine, you got a full on epic metal opera singer thing going on

VLEDDERMOS
Worshippers Of The Unholy Gather Under The Full Moon
Tribulacion Production
1 December 2018
Kind of a fast and scary black metal thing…experimental horror movie type feel.

Drontheim
Down Below
Wraith Productions
22 February 2019
Doomy kind of post metal, a bit slow and depressing, not really pushing into “metal” at all.

Calamity
Kairos
Independent
10 May 2019
here we have a sort of basic classic thrash / general classic metal.

Tormentor Bestial
Supplicium Plus Quam Bestia
Music-Record
5 April 2019
A heavier thrashy metal… catchy and some melodic and technical stuff too… pretty cool.

Black Dreams
Under My Skin EP
Inverse
May 16
Melodic doomy hard rock with a bit of a goth feel

Phaeton
Self-Titled
Self-Release
Dec 31 2018
Melodic progressive metal. A bit more of a laid back thing, getting a little heavier into a classic metal (you know, with that prog sound… piano, good guitar work, etc)

Release: Maniac Abductor
Casualties Of Causality
Record label: Inverse Records
Release Date: May 10th 2019
ooooo! Some just good old classic sounding thrash… catchy and a bit heavier… more like a Testament.

Ghoulunatics
Move Along (single) – Released April 26, 2019
Self-Release
26 April 2019
one song… a bit of a thrash/punk/hardcore

Kingbéast
Straps Of Wrath
Black Sunset
10 May 2019
A bit thrash, a bit of a groove metal, maybe pushing a tiny bit into a melodic death/metalcore thing… pretty good stuff.

New Stuff This Week… 5/6/19

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May 052019
 

Dead By Wednesday
Dead By Wednesday
EMP
A kind of heavy groove metal, catchy songs, big grooves, clean and harsh vox, a bit of a metalcore/melodic death feel. Cool stuff!

Arch / Matheos
Winter Ethereal
Metal Blade Records
10 May 2019
Just amazing to think John Arch went all those years with doing nothing until his solo EP…and then to a “real” project with Jim Matheos, which is kind of basically current Fates Warning with Arch singing…best of both worlds. This album is heavy, gritty, prog-metal and with the classic and unmistakeable John Arch… still sounding the same too! Great stuff all around.

Abnormality
Sociopathic Constructs
Metal Blade Records
10 May 2019
Brutal classic death metal but with some awesome technicality… so yeah, brutal technical death metal! awesome stuff!

Amon Amarth
Berserker
Metal Blade Records
3 May 2019
Really… at this point, you know Amon Amarth, you know they’re playing viking metal disguised as great melodic death… catchy, heavy and really just making you want to headbang and drink beer. Great stuff again!

Employed To Serve
Eternal Forward Motion
Spinefarm Records
A kind of basic doom/death metal with harsh vox (female)

Whitesnake
Flesh And Blood
Frontiers Music SRL.
ALready a few Whitesnake reissues… it’s Flesh and Blood’s turn… I wasn’t into this stuff back then, so it’s cool to have a reason to listen to it now… this was some great stuff!

Possessed
Revelations Of The Oblivion
Nuclear Blast USA
Classic!! But new! Brutal and grooving death metal.

American Sharks
11:11
The End Records
This is a bit of a punky grunge with a little doomy feel.

Monasterium
Church of Bones
Nine Records
6 May 2019
Doomy stoner metal. Big clean powerful vox…

NIBIRU
Salbrox
Ritual Productions
10 May 2019
Chalk this one up to the dark post-metal… meh.

Vultures Vengeance
The Knightlore
Gates of Hell Records
10 May 2019
This is kind of a classic metal, maybe a classic prog metal? Just has that like, old school metal with a big voice.

BEWITCHER
Under the Witching Cross (CD, LP, TAPE)
Shadow Kingdom
10 May 2019
ANother classic sounding metal, this is probably more of a dark thrashy metal…

Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Transiberiana
InsideOut
Release date: Friday, May 10, 2019
Some classic rock rock/hard rock (more like a Spock’s Beard/Yes/Genesis type thing) but the wrench here is Italian language lyrics! Looking into this a bit more… First album in 22 years! (founded in 1972) whoa.

EXTREMA
Headbanging Forever
Rockshots Records
10 May 2019
CLassic thrashy sound… a bit more of a heavier technical sound though too… Great stuff.

Pulver
Kings Under The Sand
Gates of Hell Records
10 May 2019
A bit of a stoner metal, classic grooving standard “metal”

TIR
Metal Shock
Gates of Hell Records
10 May 2019
A bit of a classic metal with a little catchy groove

Band: Decision to Hate
Album: Anti-human Art
Label: Self-released
Release date: December 8th, 2018
Something from late last year new in the inbox… great stuff, blackened death metal… plenty of brutal meaty grooves, but with a cold harsh evil edge… even a bit of a melodic death thing going on.

Grenouer
Ambition 999
Sleaszy Records
1 February 2019
A sort of modern metal with a little prog rock feel to it. Nice and catchy.

Black Pestilence
Urban Hell Rhythmics
Self-released
25 May 2018
Another thing from last year just being sent out now… this has a grooving death metal vibe with a pinch of black metal to keep it evil.

Band: Terravore
Album: Unforeseen Consequences
Label: Heathen Tribes
Release date: January 14th, 2019
Another older one… extreme thrash… vox are harsh, but a fast kind of classic thrash music thing going on… cool stuff.

Artist: CRAWLING MANIFEST
Album: Lords Of War
Release date: April 30th, 2019
Label: Sliptrick Records
Here we have a little bit of a melodic death / thrash / modern kind of groove metal. Harsh vox, melodic heavier metal…

Marianas Rest
Ruins
Label: Inverse Records
Release date: 26 -04-2019
A kind of doomy black/death metal. Some melodic death type stuff happening. Good grooves too.

CineMuerte
Refúgio
Core Artists
26 April 2019
Female fronted kind of gothy modern metal/hard rock.

Tenebra
Gen Nero
LSDIY Records
April 22nd
Solid grooving doomy metal… clean powerful soulful vox, head nodding catchy stuff.

Band: REBEL COLLECTIVE
Album: Rebelism
Label: Sliptrick records
Release date: May 7th, 2019
Some major stoner type grooves going on here… just a catchy heavy kind of CoC brand of grooving hard rock. Cool stuff from Sweden!

Vargsheim
Söhne der Sonne
MDD Records
22 March 2019
Black metal? death Metal? melodic death? Yeah, we’ll go the black metal/death metal way… not all cold and meedly, but more dark and cold, some melodic grooves mixed in with the blast beats and dark evilness.

Release: Midnight Bullet
Into the Fire
Record label: Inverse Records
Release Date: May 3rd 2019
Here is some just good old modern “metal” catchy grooves, vox are a little raspy, not quite growly, music has some solid riffs and easy to listen to without being boring and blah.

Gunpowder Gray
Lethal Rock and Roll
Midnight Cruiser Records
17 July 2018
Another release just sent out for an “if you have time, get awareness” type thing… a little bit of a bluesy hard rock. Found myself listening and air drumming along…hah.

Port Noir
The New Routine
InsideOut
Release date: Friday, May 10, 2019
As with most stuff in InsideOut, it’s going to be prog… this has a tiny bit of a Tool vibe (vocally), but a light melodic rock thing happening too.

Dark Heresy
Abstract Principles Taken To Their Logical Extremes
Svart Records
26 April 2019
We have some kind of death metal, with a bit of an extreme thrash thing going on… Cool dark evil stuff.

Bastardizer
“Dawn of Domination”
Evil Spell Records/Undercover
30 April 2019
I’d have to call this extreme ohh… blackened thrash …. big black metal sound, but a faster heavy thrash type sound… but fast and dark.

Excruciation
“[E]met”
Auric Records
22 March 2019
A doomy death metal thing… kind of a big meaty groove going on

Band: Marcia Funebre
Album: Marcia Funebre
Label: Heathen Tribes
Release date: May 6th, 2019
here is some basic black metal a bit more on the melodic death metal side of things…

Release: Scythe For Sore Eyes
Nothing
Record label: Inverse Records
Release Date: May 3rd 2019
Hard rock, classic metal

CHAOS FACTORY
HORIZON
UNDERGROUND SYMPHONY
15 April 2019
Kind of an epic prog symphonic metal thing… seemingly telling a big story… with some great catchy and epic moments too.

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Apr 282019
 

Helms Alee
Noctiluca
Sargent House
this reminds me of a Voivod maybe meets helmet. A bit of a grungy kind of proggy groove, and a little different similar to yeah, Voivod.

Hate
Sovereign Sanctity – radio single
Metal Blade Records
New album out in June! Great grooving melodic death.

DANKO JONES
A ROCK SUPREME
M-THEORY AUDIO
we got some classic punky stoner party hard rock type stuff.

Myrath
Shehili
earMUSIC
Prog metal with a middle eastern vibe… these guys have been around for a little while now, and this album has a great proggy groove, catchy kind of folky mediterranian thing going on too. Great stuff.

Eye Of The Destroyer
Baptized In Pain
High Potency Records
Good old just death metal… harsh vox, good brutal grooves…

Black Dawn
On Blackened Wings
Pavement Entertainment
Kind of a classic metal… catchy grooving stuff, maybe a dirtier heavier Godsmack type thing.

Reverend Jack
Not Playing Games
Resurgence America
a good solid hard rock/metal-ish bluesy metal groove… big powerful clean vox. a cover of Midnight Rider plain out rocks.

Harms Way
PSTHMN
Metal Blade Records
19 April 2019
4 tracks of remixes of some noise metal stuff.

Sacred Reich / Iron Reagan
Split 7-Inch
Metal Blade Records
19 April 2019
one track from each… great to hear a new little something from Sacred Reich (and their new/old Drummer Dave McClain) both tracks are kind of political statements about the current administration. Both tracks are kind of an old school trashy thing

ANDREW W BOSS
“LEFT ALONE”
ANDREW W BOSS MUSIC
Apr 22
If this were the 90’s this would be some pretty cool modern nu-metal type stuff… nowadays, this reminds me a little of a Mudvayne rap-metal type thing… then getting into some full on rap. not sure it’s quoite mosh Pit material these days.

Tronos
Celestial Mechanics
Century Media Records
Shane Embruy, Dirk Verbeuren and more… a doomy dark metal, gets going a little heavier in spots with some solid grooves

DEIPHAGO
I, The Devil (CD, LP, TAPE)
Hells Headbangers
30 April 2019
Fast and crazy black metal, a bit of a wall of sound with some noise metal… dark and evil… harsh and not like a meedly cold black metal… a bit more grindy.

Verwüstung (Belarus)
Gospel ov Fury
Handful of Hate
1 May 2019
Dark and heavy blackened thrash, catchy classic thrash musically… harsh black metal style vox… cool stuff.

AMYGDALA
Our Voices Will Soar Forever
Prosthetic Records
3 May 2019
Just like the above, this is kind of thrashy, with black metal vox… this one is a bit more extreme… musically it’s a bit more harsh and vox are pretty harsh and pissed off too… also, musically it gets more into some meaty death metal grooves too.

Appalling
Inverted Realm
Redefining Darkness Records
3 May 2019
Here we have a blackened death metal.. .has that harsh evil black metal, but full on brutal-ish death metal with some big grooves

Sorgelig
Devoted to Nothingness 12″ MLP
Iron Bonehead
3 May 2019
Cold, old school lofi black metal

Pa Vesh En
Cryptic Rites of Necromancy 7″ EP
Iron Bonehead
3 May 2019
More lo-fi old school black metal with an atmospheric meh.

Kampfar
Ofidians Manifest
Indie Recordings
3 May 2019
Long time melodic black metal band… new melodic black metal album! Not quite all cold and evil, but a good melodic dark thing going on.

Dizzy Mystics
Wanderlost – Out May 3, 2019
Self-Release
3 May 2019
Kind of a proggy jazzy almost fusion-ish with a little old school Incubus type feel (minus the DJ stuff) pretty cool stuff.

BODY HARVEST
PARASITIC SLAVERY
LABEL: COMATOSE MUSIC
RELEASE DATE: MAY 3rd 2019
Good meaty heavy death metal… great stuff.

Thronehammer
Usurper of the Oaken Throne
Release date: 03-05-2019
Label: Church Within Records
Big long songs of meaty classic doomy stoner metal.

Sxuperion
Endless Spiritual Embodiment
Bloody Mountain Records
3 May 2019
Fast and furious blackened death metal… more on the black metal side with a bit of an atmospheric thing going on.

SINS OF THE DAMNED
Striking the Bell of Death (CD, LP, TAPE)
Shadow Kingdom
3 May 2019
A sret of extreme thrash… musically fast heavy thrash… vox are a bit more growly shouted… good stuff.

Lord Vicar
The Black Powder
The Church Within Records
Release date: Friday, May 3rd 2019
Doomy metal, long tracks, meaty riffs, down tempo with a little stoner metal feel.

Band: Walls Of Babylon
Album: The Dark Embrace
Label: Revalve records
Release date: March 15, 2019
They say it’s “modern prog metal” I’d say it’s more of a classic proggy power metal… some proggy euro-ish metal with more of a straightforward power metal vocal and feel.

MOLLO RILLA
Mollo Rilla
Seeing Red Records
3 May 2019
On its base… i’d have to throw this on the stoner metal pile… but there’s a bit of a gothy rock thing going on, a bit of an atmospheric groove and a little QotSA thing too.

Band: V/A: Soulskinner / Obsecration / Abyssus / Malicious Silence
Album: Sign Of The Covenant Of Death
Country: Greece
Genre: Death metal
Label: Iron, Blood and Death Corporation
Release date: March 31st, 2019
A compilation of 4 good classic death metal sounding bands… all good production too…

Band: Devourer
Album: Dawn of Extinction
Country: Sweden
Genre: Black metal
Label: Iron, Blood and Death Corporation
Release date: March 31st, 2019
CLassic black metal, heavy, complex, evil, more of a dark death metal vox style (not all shrieky) and solid grooves while keeping that cold black metal sound.

Band: Bloodlust
Album: Black Mass
Label: Iron, Blood and Death Corporation
Release date: April 30th, 2019
This is a speed metal / extreme thrash type thing, shouty vox, fast and heavy… good stuff!

Band: Braveride
Album: …of Heroes and Innerfire
Label: Heathen Tribes
Release date: March 26th, 2019
AN epic power metal thing… decent stuff, but seems overly compressed/processed, a bit distracting to the sound.

Maraton
Meta
Indie Recordings
26 April 2019
Modern proggy alt-gothy electronic-ish hard rock

Protosequence
“A Blunt Description of Something Obscene” (single) – Out April 19, 2019
Self-Release
19 April 2019
Technical melodic deathcore type stuff.

Tessitura
Unearth The Underworld (EP)
Self-Release
8 June 2018
Melodic death with female vox… similar sound to Alissa White Gluz… music is catchy and tight.