New Stuff This Week… 2/17/2020

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Feb 172020
 

STATION
Stained Glass
Station Music
Classic hard rock, cool catchy songs, but maybe just a bit too classic rock-ish for the Mosh Pit… fun stuff though.

POSEHN
Grandpa Metal
Megaforce Records
A pretty good lineup for his first metal album, Scott Ian, Brendan Small and Joe Trohman… with many guests… it’s got funny stuff, and good music, so yeah, great stuff from everyone’s favorite metal nerd.

Neaera
Neaera
Metal Blade Records
28 February 2020
Technical, metal/brutalcore stuff… after a 5 year break… they’re back, and pissed off. Good stuff!

Hallucinator
Another Cruel Dimension
Carbonized
A kind of heavier thrash, but with a black metal lo-fi-ish sound and production

Killitorous
‘Married With Children’
Self-Release
31 January 2020
Fast heavy brutal technical death metal (only a single… boo)

Don Jamieson
Denim and Laughter
Metal Blade Records
21 February 2020
More comedy from one of our resident crude rude metal head comic.

Hallas
Conundrum
Napalm Records
Classic doomy prog

Ronnie James Dio
Remasters
BMG
Another batch of remasters… Dio’s estate is almost like Iron Maiden with the reissues/remasters, but a good excuse to play some of the early solo stuff.

Ozzy Osbourne
Ordinary Man
Epic Records
At this point, Ozzy is kind of a classic rock thing now, isn’t he? He’s still the Ozz… maybe worth playing something

Demons And Wizards
III
Century Media Records
Now this is what we’ve been waiting for! A great partnership with the voice of Blind Guardian and the classic riffage of Iced Earth… great new stuff.

The Amity Affliction
Everyone Loves You..Once You Leave Them
Pure Noise Records
(just a single so far) Modern melodic metal, kind of a “power ballad” from what I remember of this band, they would be really heavy then get all emo. meh.

Runescarred
The Distant Infinite
Independent
Melodic thrashy stuff, a little bit of a Lamb of God musical style pace… vox are more clean and music is a bit more melodic, then maybe a bit of a Blind Guardian thing. cool stuff

Space of Variations
XXXXX
Napalm Records
atmospheric metalcore? a bit of a melodic post rock?

Band: AGE OF FIRE
Album: Shades Of Shadow
Label: Sliptrick records
Release date: February 18th, 2020
Classic just “metal” some good grooves and female vox… maybe a pinch doomy?

Nawaharjan
Lokabrenna
Amor Fati
20 February 2020
Mostly black metal, but with a deathy groove too

Primeval Mass
Nine Altars
Katoptron IX Records
21 February 2020
a bit of a classic heavy thrash with a bit of a black metal thing going on… extreme thrash? cool stuff.

Mimorium
Blood of Qayin
Spread Evil
21 February 2020
classic black metal with melodies and good production

Invocation (Chile)
Attunement to Death 12″MLP/MCD
Iron Bonhead
21 February 2020
Gloomy death metal with some sludgey production

Band: HEX A.D.
Album: Astro Tongue in the Electric Garden
Label: Fresh Tea
Release date: February 21st, 2020
They call it “Doom prog metal” and yeah, pretty much spot on, some of that crazy prog stuff going on but with a dark doom thing going on.

Terrifiant
Terrifiant
Gates of Hell Records
21 February 2020
a little bit of an old school thrash, but a more raw maybe NWOBHM thing too.

Orphan Devil
Victims of the Night/Drifting Away [Vinyl 7″]
Gates of Hell Records
21 February 2020
A bit of an old school classic metal, mostly just a heavier just “metal” maaaybe a bit of a thrashy heaviness with a raw feel.

Isle of The Cross
Excelsis (Rockshots Records) – Out Feb 21st, 2020
Rockshots Records
21 February 2020
melodic technical proggy death… great stuff.

TORPËDO
Mechanic Tyrants
Gates of Hell Records
21 February 2020
Just some raw old school metal

Road Warrior / Gravebreaker
Death Promise/Death in Heels On Wheels [Split 7″]
Gates of Hell Records
21 February 2020
The Road Warrior track has a bit of a NWOBHM vibe and Gravebreaker a similar, more Judas Priest vibe

ON THORNS I LAY
Threnos
Lifeforce
Feb 21
Melodic Doom/ Death Metal

VERIKALPA
Tuoppitanssi
Scarlet Records
21 February 2020
This is a bit of a melodic death with a folk metal vibe, also a little bit of a Children of Bodom thing going on… cool stuff.

Band: SIMPLEFAST
Album: Eternal
Label: Sliptrick records
Release date: February 21st, 2020
A bit classic metal, a little thrash, some power metal… decent stuff all around.

Release: Blister Brigade
Slugfest Supreme
Record label: Inverse Records
Release Date: February 21st 2020
Another just good old “metal” thing… a bit of balls and chunk with a melodic groove too.

Necrobode
Sob o Feitiço do Necrobode LP/CD
Iron Bonehead
21 February 2020
Grindy Black metal.

Band: Funeral Cult
EP: Possession Done
Label: Lusitanian Music
Release date: February 21, 2020
Dark kind of doomy death metal with a tiny bit of a black metal thing going on… cool stuff.

Polaris
The Death Of Me
SharpTone Records
21 February 2020
Modern metalcore… a bit screamo, good grooves, then a bit of that melodic emo-ish stuff

Slave Steel
Ogre Cage
Self-Released
18 September 2019
This is a bit older, but has a cool melodic death/thrashy groove

Radian
Chapters
Earplit PR
Release date: Thursday, February 6th 2020
Stoner-ish metal with a doom thing

In Sanity
Welcome To The Show
Black?Sunset/MDD
18 October 2019
This has a Children of Bodom meets power metal thing… cool stuff.

Pornohelmut
Bang Lord
Atypeek
Release date: Friday, February 14th 2020
A little post metal, some grungy hardcore, metalcore, experimental, techno… the kitchen sink of stuff.

Godthrymm
Reflections
Profound Lore
Release date: Friday, February 14th 2020
Doomy down tempo shoegazey stuff

SKUMSTRIKE
Execution Void
Caligari Records
14 February 2020
A little bit thrash, some regular ol classic metal with like, black metal harsh vox, which are a little low in the mix, so it doesn’t really have a black metal feel.

Witchcrawl
World Without End
Katoptron IX Records
21 February 2020
A little doom, some classic metal and a dark touch.

Blowtorch
Hangoverdose
Self released
A hard rock thing from Finland… kind of has a bit of that “local band” sound…

Maudiir
Le Temps Peste (EP)
Self-Release
7 February 2020
Classic black metal, but wait let’s go more into a classic metal / melodic death-ish direction… cool stuff.

KAYO DOT
BLASPHEMY
Terrorbird
Doomy atmospheric kind of keyboardy experimental meh

New Stuff This Week… 2/10/2020

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Feb 102020
 

Blaze of Perdition
The Harrowing of Hearts
Metal Blade Records
14 February 2020
A bit of a classic black metal thing going on here, pretty decent stuff.

Lamb of God
“Checkmate”
Epic
Definitely just classic Lamb of God sounding, it’s all there, even with a new drummer… great stuff.

Great American Ghost
Power Through Terror
Entertainment One
A sort of brutal core with maybe a pinch of a tech death thing. cool stuff.

Archon Angel
Fallen
Frontiers Music SRL.
here we have some classic metal, mostly a bit of a light power metal… not too shabby

Diabulus In Musica
Euphonic Entrophy
Napalm Records
Symphonic power metal… first track has a jazzy swing thing going on…. second single track is more of a traditional symphonic fe-metal power metal thing.

Suicide Silence
Become The Hunter
Nuclear Blast Entertainment
Three songs received so far… and if you had to compare this to their last album from 2017 (that “experimental” thing)… this is more like the old Suicide Silence… brutal, heavy, death/metalcore stuff and no indication of that “new” sound from the last album… perhaps they got it out of their system? good stuff!

Ihsahn
Telemark
Spinefarm Records
first single from a new EP… starts off kind of a good melodic prog metal with a bit of a black metal undertone, getting to be a bit melodic too. cool stuff!

Seven Spires
Emerald Seas
Frontiers Music SRL.
Kind of a classic fe-metal thing, but track two of the sampler started and it’s kind of a harsh black metal style vox… and more into a melodic death thing with a bit of an epic

Ensnared (Sweden)
Inimicus Generis Humani
Invictus Productions / Dark Descent
14 February 2020
A kind of black metal, but a little grind, some death and even a smidge of melody

FAUSTIAN PACT
Outojen Tornien Varjoissa (CD, LP)
Werewolf
14 February 2020
Classic black metal, but with a modern-ish melodic thing happening, a full evil sound with a bit of folk too… good stuff!

Pyogenesis
A Silent Soul Screams Loud
AFM Records
14 February 2020
A kind of basic modern metal/hard rock.

Izthmi
The Arrow Of Our Ways
Within The Mind Records
14 February 2020
Old school black metal but with more melodic doomy stuff here and there too.

Grafvitnir
NâHásh
Clavis Secretorvm
14 February 2020
Classic evil, harsh, cold black metal (with some decent-ish production)

SKUMSTRIKE
Execution Void
Caligari Records
14 February 2020
A kind of grindy blackened death metal, vox are a bit atmospheric/harsh… music is kind of a punked up in your face black metal.

Holycide
Fist to Face
Xtreem Music
14 February 2020
Classic thrash, good catchy edge, fun stuff

Psychotic Waltz
The God-Shaped Void
InsideOut
Release date: Friday, February 14, 2020
Kind of a prog metal and a pinch of melodic death, a little bit of a Voivod thing too… lots going on from these veterans… cool stuff!

Malleus (U.S.)
Storm of Witchcraft – REMASTERED
Armageddon Label
14 February 2020
Doomish black metal with a bit of a deathy groove

SUUM
Cryptomass
Seeing Red Records
14 February 2020
Doomy grooves

Tomorrow Is Lost
Therapy
Eclipse Records
13 March 2020
ADDS FEB 17
This has some kind of modern metal thing going on with female vox, solid grooves and stuff

Band: QUARTZBED
Album: Dark Matter
Label: Sliptrick records
Release date: February 11th, 2020
independent experimental noise stuff

Brenner & Molenaar
Uninvited Savior
self released
Release date: Friday, January 31st 2020
3 really long tracks of drony noise.

Warped Cross
Rumbling Chapel
Black Sunset /MDD
7 February 2020
Here’s some catchy doom with a real similar sound to Trouble.

Another Day Dawns
Stranger
31 January 2020
This has a catchy solid rock thing.

The Spirit
Cosmic Terror
AOP Records
7 February 2020
sometimes you just know it’s good right away, this has mostly a black metal thing going on, but a bit more technical/proggish, leaning to a blackend death thing. Great stuff!

Karg
Traktat
AOP Records
7 February 2020
a bit on the black metal side, but when it’s not all harsh and evil, it’s got a doomy laid back almost acoustic thing happening too.

Loathe
I Let It In And It Took Everything
SharpTone Records
7 February 2020
technical deathcore… good stuff.

GUTGRINDER
Maelstrom of a Blasted Paradox
HateWorks
4 October 2019
good ol classic death metal with a pinch of grind and some good grooves

Sarcator
Visions of Purgatory
Redefining Darkness Records
11 February 2020
A bit black metal, a bit death metal, some speedy old school thrash… makes this a trifecta of great metal.

Artist: Giuseppe Zaupa
EP: (Re)birth
Self Released
Release date: January 24, 2020
technical instrumetal metal with a tiny bit of a djent thing, good stuff.

Nightfear
Apocalypse
Fighter Records
5 February 2020
A kind of technical thrashy proggy power metal.. great stuff.

Band: Last Frontier
Album: Aether (Equivalent Exchange)
Label: Revalve Records
Release date: January 24th, 2020
I’d have to say this falls into prog metal with a power metal thing going on… pretty good stuff.

ALPHASTATE “Out Of The Black”
Metal from Greece
Label: Sliptrick records
Release date: February 7th, 2020
classic metal with a cool groove, maybe some melodic metal with a little crunch too

New Stuff This Week… 2/3/2020

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Feb 032020
 

The Unity
“We Don’t Need Them Here”
SPV
Classic metal with a bit of a power metal thing happening. cool catchy stuff

POSEHN
“Take On Me”
(Feat. Jill Janus, Chuck Billy & Steve “Zetro” Souza)
Megaforce
A metal version of Take On Me? with some awesome guests? Yes Please!

Higher Power
27 Miles Underwater
Roadrunner Records
a kind of hardcore band, melodic type stuff, vox are a little emo, music varies from modern metal with a little prog, some metalcore/alt metal too.

God Dethroned
Illuminati
Metal Blade Records
7 February 2020
BLackened death metal with a little bit of a symphonic thing too… some cool stuff here!

Bonded
Rest In Violence
Century Media
Former members of Sodom started up a new project with some thrashy classic metal stuff. almost pushing into melodic death metal!

Sepultura
Quadra
Nuclear Blast Entertainment
You know, say what you will about the post Cavalera Sepultura… they seem to just be getting better and better… just a couple singles so far, but it’s heavy, nearly brutal, catchy, and distinctively Sepultura too… great stuff!

Delain
Apocalypse And Chill
Napalm Records
Female fronted kind of atmospheric laid back single here… some melodic things, but nothing all that heavy or metal in this single.

Sylosis
Cycle Of Suffering
Nuclear Blast USA
A bit of a melodic death thing going on with a groove metal thing too

Black Swan
Shake The World
Frontiers Music SRL.
solid classic metal, just through and through, plain good ol metal.

Varials
In Darkness
Fearless Records/Concord
Here we haev some pretty good hardcore infused grooving metal… heavy and catchy

WILCZYCA
Wilczyca
Label: Godz Ov War Productions
Release date: 2.2.2020
Classic black metal, cold, dark, evil and good stuff.

SUMMON
Helios
Label: Godz Ov War Productions
Release date: 2.2.2020
Harsh old school echoey black metal.

NECROCHAOS
Crawling Through Cadavers
Label: Godz Ov War Productions
Release date: 2.2.2020
Black metal with a more deathy darkness going on.

Bannwald / Uruk-Hai / Druadan Forest
Kingdoms Long Gone
Antiq
2 February 2020
None of this is metal.. all symphonic dark folk-ish stuff… kind of background viking movie type soundtrack

Band: SLEAZY WAY OUT
Album: Here Comes Trouble
Label: Sliptrick records
Release date: February 4th, 2020
It’s cool when the band name describes the music… sleazy old hard rock.

GOREVENT
FATE
LABEL: COMATOSE MUSIC
RELEASE DATE: 07 FEBRUARY 2020
Brutal classic grooving death metal. cool stuff!

Ironflame
Blood Red Victory
Divebomb Records
7 February 2020
Classic metal, a little bit of an Iron Maiden thing going on

Sophist
Dissolution
Niflhel Records
7 February 2020
Brutal grindy death metal

Atavisma / Void Rot
Split
Everlasting Spew Records
7 February 2020
Atavisma is some deathy black metal, Void Rot has a doomy death sound

Band: DEPRAVED
Album: Raped Innocence
Label: Music-Records
Release date: February 7th, 2020
This falls into a kind of thrashy death metal, cool stuff

Serpent Noir
Death Clan OD
W.T.C.Productions
7 February 2020
A bit of classic black metal with some really cool deathy grooves.

Redundant Protoplasm
Adipose Piquerism
HPGD
February 7th
Grindy death metal. fast furious and brutal!

VxPxOxAxAxWxAxMxC
Austrian Dukes of Derangement
XENOKORP
7 February 2020
I’m not sure what to make of this band name, or even how to begin to pronounce it, but the music is good ol brutal death metal! Vocals vary from duck squeals to cookie monster… ok, looked up the band name… it stands for Vaginal Penetration Of An Amelus With A Musty Carrot) So then I had to look up what Amelus is (I don’t know why i do these things…) an Amelus is a foetus born without limbs. sigh.

Drittmaskin
Sosial Prolaps
Edged Circle Productions
7 February 2020
A blackened death metal/hardcore thing

Band: Dark Poetry
Album: Specimen
Label: Deathhammer records
Release date: February 1st, 2020
Metal from Cyprus! A little doomy, a little deathy groove, or just regular grooving metal. decent stuff.

MARTIN TEMPLUM DOMINI
Martin Templum Domini
Self-Released
1 October 2019
A proggy kind of thrashy instrumental guitar metal thing

Band: Yellow Dog Conspiracy
Track Name: “Reaching for the Stars”
Label: Independent
Release Date: 1/7/2020
classic hard rock/alt rock (single)

Band: Devilskin
Track Name: “Corrode”
Label: Independent
Release Date: 1/18/2020
Classic metal, a bit of a 90’s AOR feel (single)

Screamer
Highway of Heroes
The Sign Records
11 October 2019
Classic old school metal/Judas Priest sounding stuff.

LAMORI
Neo Noir
Wormholedeath
Mostly a doom goth metal thing happening

New Stuff This Week… 1/27/19

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Jan 262020
 

Brothers Of Metal
Emblas Saga
AFM Records
24 January 2020
Epic power metal… cool stuff.

Marko Hietala
Pyre Of The Black Heart
Genre: Metal
Label: Nuclear Blast Records
Release Date: 24 January 2020
A kind of classic melodic hard rock/power metal ish thing… a sort of epic rock opera sounding thing

Midnight
Rebirth by Blasphemy
Metal Blade Records
24 January 2020
Gritty edgy a bit melodic death metal with a pinch of black metal

Huntsmen
Ride Out (Single)
Prosthetic Records
17 January 2020
A bit of proggy metal pushing into some cool death metal stuff too.

Annihilator
Ballistic, Sadistic
Silver Lining
Release date: Friday, January 24th 2020
I think by this point you know what you’ll get with Annihilator… catchy riffy guitars, classic thrashy metal and Jeff Waters doing vox again… works great! good stuff.

Lorna Shore
Immortal
Century Media Records
Pretty intense
blackened death metal, a bit of an “epic” keyboard/symphonic thing while brutal death metal going on too… heavy and melodic too… cool stuff!

Serenity
The Last Knight
Napalm Records
This band has been around for a while, an epic sort of power metal, pretty cool stuff.

Mark Zavon
Mark Zavon
EMP Label Group
pretty straightforward hard rock/AOR type classic hard rock stuff. Mark is the guitarist from supergroup Kill Devil Hill.

Paul Di’Anno
Hell Over Waltrop – Live In Germany
Metalville Records
Former Maiden frontman with a live album, he’s got a great voice and band, pretty good stuff, and a great way to have a “fresh” take on a lot of classics.

Amberian Dawn
Looking For You
Napalm Records
A bit of a female fronted power metal thing, a bit more of a synthy pop metal almost too…

Magg Dylan
Amethyst
Eclipse Records
21 February 2020
Jan 27 add
Modern metal with a full sound, female vox

DYSEMBLEM
AUTOTOMY
III Damnation ; Immortal Bytes
16 November 2019
Melodic death with a thrashy sound and deathy growly vox.

NYOGTHAEBLISZ
Abrahamic Godhead Besieged by Adversarial Usurpation (CD, LP, TAPE)
Hells Headbangers
27 December 2019
wall of black metal noise

Bestial Invasion
Monomania
Nocturnus Records
22 November 2019
Technical, melodic death metal with some big screamy vox (king diamond-ish) and prog metal music with some harsh vox too… great stuff.

Coffin Curse
Ceased to Be
Memento Mori
27 January 2020
Solid death metal with some technical grooves and brutal!!

Proscrito
Llagas y Estigmas
Memento Mori
27 January 2020
Doomy sludgy death metal but with a kind of upbeat catchy groove.

Lordi
Killection
AFM Records
31 January 2020
Well, it’s the euro answer to Gwar… of course they are a bit more polished and while there’s a bit more fun stuff, there’s a bit more electronic stuff going on… still cool catchy and fun.

Muvitium
Evighetens Cirkel
Purity Through Fire
31 January 2020
Dark, evil sounding black metal, a classic black metal thing, with that melodic stuff too, there’s just a nice dark, yet calming harshness happening here.

KRYPTA NICESTWA
Sarkofagi nocnych zjaw
Signal Rex
31 January 2020
Raw old school black metal.

PANTHEON OF BLOOD
Voices Rooted in Blood
Signal Rex
31 January 2020
Raw old school lo-fi black metal

Artist: CHAINSNAP
Album: Burn Internal
Label: Sliptrick records
Release date: January 31st, 2020
This was actually released independentally a couple of years ago, but it seems as though they’re on a label now! A bit old school thrash and a bit of a new modern melodic-ish metal. Decent stuff from our friends in Wisconsin Rapids!

BÜTCHER
666 Goats Carry My Chariot
Osmose Productions
31 January 2020
An old school speed/thrash with a pinch of like, black metal evilness… raw, fast and pissed off.

NATTVERD
Styggdom
Osmose Productions
31 January 2020
some kind of classic grooving black metal,

Greve
Nordarikets Strid
Purity Through Fire
31 January 2020
Old school black metal with a bit of an epic melodic thing

Goats of Doom
Tie on Hänen Omilleen
Purity Through Fire
31 January 2020
Black metal with some melodic guitar stuff too

Krvsade
Judgement Day (EP) – Out Jan 31
Self-Release
31 January 2020
A bottom heavy 3 song ep mostly grooving death metal, a bit brutal and harsh vox…

Wind of the Black Mountains
Summoned By Shadows
Moribund Records
31 January 2020
Evil black metal, with harsh vox, but a bit of a heavier death metal thing happening too

SDI
80s Metal Band
MDD
31 January 2020
just kind of a standard classic metal/hard rock thing

Malignament
Demo I
Purity Through Fire
31 January 2020
old school basic black metal, decent stuff

MILES TO PERDITION
2084
Perdition Records (DIY album)
31 January 2020
This one leans towards a melodic death with a bit of a blackened death thing too. cool stuff!

ZALMOXIS
A Nocturnal Emanation
Signal Rex
31 January 2020
1 20 minute plus song of atmospheric post metal doomy stuff. meh.

DEAD KOSMONAUT
Gravitas
High Roller Records
31 January 2020
A kind of groove metal, power metal with a little proggy thing going on too

Reaper (Sweden)
Unholy Nordic Noise LP/CD
Iron Bonehead
31 January 2020
Classic black metal but with a bit of melodic thrash thing happening too… cool stuff.

Moloken
Unveilance of Dark Matter
The Sign Records
31 January 2020
Melodic blakc metal with a bit of a grindy thing too

SAMMAS’ EQUINOX & EMANATING VOID
Temples of Ice
Signal Rex
31 January 2020
one song for each band on this split EP… both are pretty much classic black metal

Enoch
Killing Starts Where Hate Begins
Soundmass
31 January 2020
Female fronted metalcore type stuff… clean vox, great clean emotive vox, and harsh brutal stuff too…

Band/Artist: YATRA
Album Title: Blood of the Night
Record Label: STB Records
Album Release Date: Jan 31, 2020
Some monster riffage doom mixed with some kind of harsh vox/black-ish metal… but more really big groovin’ doom with the harsh vox… it all works well… good stuff!

SamadhiSItaram
III
Label: self-release
Release date: December 6th, 2019
Deathcore/metalcore with a heavy catchy thrash thing too… good stuff!

Artist: MALICIOUS INC.
Album: Red Flag
Label: Sliptrick records
Release date: January 28th, 2020
Grooving kind of new metal/death-ish metal. Like, 20 some years ago, this would be death metal, nowadays, just some good groove metal with harsh vox. cool stuff.

Obsidian Tide
Pillars of Creation
Self Released
Prog metal from Israel, has a little middle eastern flair to it too.

Mavorim
Axis Mundi
Purity Through Fire
31 January 2020
Black metal with a bit of melodic thing too.

Raphael Weinroth-Browne
Worlds Within
Self Released
Release date: Friday, January 24th 2020
dark and moody cellist… not really in the realm of metal.

Lament Cityscape
The New Wet
Independent
31 January 2020
Kind of a post metal noise rock

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!

New Stuff This Week… 11/25/19

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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.

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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