New Stuff This Week…8/5/19

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Aug 052019
 

DragonForce
Highway to Oblivion – radio single
Metal Blade Records
Unmistakably Dragonforce, super fast, heavy, over the top vox and over the top everything! Great!

Bad Wolves
”I’ll Be There”
Eleven Seven
A kind of modern metal nu-metal type thing.

Pathology
Reborn To Kill
Pavement Entertainment
Brutal death metal with a technical element…great stuff.

SAXON
“747 (STRANGERS IN THE NIGHT)”
SILVER LINING MUSIC
New live album and these guys still crush it… great to have a live album to prove it… this track has Phil Campbell guesting

The New Roses
Nothing But Wild
Napalm Records
Melodic rock, maybe with a bit of an alternative AOR Hard rock southern thing… probably a bit anthemic, but not really all that “metal”

Skinlab
Overcoming (Single Radio Edit)
Art Is War Records
Grooving kind of pre-metalcore. yeah, not post!… since they kind of helped form what is now metalcore, a bit nu-metal, but melodic hardcore type stuff too. Just a single so far from these guys. It’s been a while since new stuff and it’s pretty good.

Arours
Last Place On Earth
Frontiers Music SRL.
Female fronted classic hard rock type stuff.

The Contortionist
Our Bones (EP)
Entertainment One
A more laid back classic prog hard rock thing… they have a few glints of heavier stuff, but mostly kind of plain hard rock melodic prog

Iron Maiden
The Studio Collection Remastered part 3
BMG
The new remastered collection part 3 is now ready and includes: Fear Of The Dark (standard/collectors) / The X Factor / Virtual XI / Brave New World… i mean, how many reissues and remasters have this band had for each release? Yeah.. but any excuse to play Maiden is good enough!

Sabotage
The Order of Genocide
Independent
3 August 2019
Catchy heavy thrash… cool 4 song EP

Band: KILL CITY KILLS
Album: Straight From The Heart Of Nowhere
Label: Sliptrick records
Release date: August 6th, 2019
Classic kind of late 80’s hard rock/metal sound.

Mean Machine
Rock ‘n’ Roll Up Your Ass
Fighter Records
8 August 2019
The album title says it all.. hard rockin’ stuff, a little bit of a Motorhead feel.

Lord Gore
Scalpels For Blind Surgeons
Everlasting Spew Records
9 August 2019
Brutal, core death metal, did I mention brutal? Good heavy grooves too.

STRAPPADO
EXIGIT SINCERAE DEVOTIONIS AFFECTUS
LABEL: COMATOSE MUSIC
RELEASE DATE: 09 AUGUST 2019
Brutal kind of gore death metal… seems to be always some good stuff from this label.

Zombie Apocalypse
Life Without Pain Is A Fucking Fantasy
Innerstrength Records
9 August 2019
A kind of raw thrashy groove with some fast short songs with a sense of humor… cool stuff.

Cemican
In Ohtli Teoyohtica In Miquiztli
M-Theory Audio
9 August 2019
We already got a couple singles from this, brutal folky death metal from south america, cool stuff.

Phobia
Generation Coward
Willowtip Records
9 August 2019
Fast heavy and brutal, a bit thrashy too! Songs clock in at less than 2 min, so there’s no fucking around.

Crawler
Womb
Horror Pain Gore Death
August 9th
A kind heavy blackened death… getting brutal catchy in parts, and a little doomy in some partrs

Invidiosus + LPP
Split Album
Horror Pain Gore Death
(set for release on August 9th)
This whole split is less than 8 minutes… 11 tracks total! Invidiosus is fast death metal, LPP is a bit more gore death metal. fast fast brutal!

Múspellzheimr
Hyldest til Trolddommens Flamme / Demo Compilation
Lunar Apparitions / Amor Fati
12 August 2019
A classic cold black metal with some more atmospheric lyric and vocal stylings

Band: Tableau Mort
Album: Veil of Stigma. Book I Mark of Delusion
Label: Loud Rage Music
Release date: June 28th, 2019
A kind of melodic black metal, a bit progressive, and not all full on dark and cold… think of it as warmed up melodic black metal. heh

Serpents Athirst / Genocide Shrines / Trepanation / Heresiarch
Scorn Coalescence (split)
Cyclopean Eye Productions
26 July 2019
One track from each band… all fairly similar in some dark brutal death metal.

WRITTEN BY WOLVES
“Tell Me What You’re Running From”
(Tenfold)
Modern metal with some synthy sounding drums, electronic sounds, clean vox, emo-ish sounding.

Everfrost
‘Winterider’ – Out Sept 6th, 2019 – Rockshots Records
Rockshots Records
6 August 2019
Wall of sound power metal, almost like Dragonforce, maybe not quite as crazy fast, but damn close! Maybe slowing down a bit to be a more just heavier melodic power metal. Cool stuff.

VAK
Fear the Morning (single)
Indie Recodings
2 August 2019
Kind of a melodic doom type thing…

The Riven
The Riven
The Sign Records
1 March 2019
Bluesy female fronted stoner metal with a bit of soul

The Ogre – “Entity”
18 February 2019
DIGITAL
blackened death metal with some solid grooves

New Stuff This Week… 7/29/19

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Jul 292019
 

WORMED
Metaportal
Season of Mist
19 July 2019
Brutal classic death metal. great stuff.

Monolord
”Bastard Son”
Relapse
Grooving Stoner metal, cool beats laid back.

Slipknot
Solway Firth (single)
Roadrunner
They are their own genre, right? Heavy, grooving, a bit nu-metal, groove metal, death-ish… another good new single

Cherubs
Immaculada High
Relapse
Release date: Friday, July 26th 2019
Noise, doom, crust

Thobbe Englund
Hail To The Priest
Metalville Records
A Priest cover album… most songs are pretty similar in style to the original Decent stuff.

Damn Your Eyes
Kill The Outside
Independent
Good grooving modern melodic metal. A little bit on the solid rock side of things

The Offering
Home
Century Media Records
A kind of metalcore/nu metal/groove metal, a pinch of industrial… maybe a little Static X feel. Cool stuff.

Finsterforst
Zerfall
Napalm Records
The main single release is a 36 minute track of some melodic death with a pinch of black metal too. a bit of a dark heaviness and folk metal .

Carnifex
World War X
Nuclear Blast USA
Brutal technical blackened death metal, great stuff, melodic things thrown in, just a single so far, but give me more!

Band: Antartandes
Album: Illvsio Machina
Label: Australis records
Release date: July 30, 2019
A kind of symphonic epic black metal thing which keeps it brutal and real while having a full sound

Band: Rotten Hate
Album: Stabbing The Masses
Label: Australis records
Release date: July 30, 2019
Crusty death metal with a brutal grindy thing going on.

Artist: DEAD FROG
Album: Burning Bridges
Release date: July 30th, 2019
Label: Sliptrick records
Standard kind of doomy hard rock.

Nunslaughter
Antichrist 7″
Helldprod
31 July 2019
Harsh lo-fi blackend metal, kind of leaning thrashy.

Holocausto (Brazil)
Diário de Guerra LP/CD
Nuclear War Now! Productions
31 July 2019
Raw grindy death metal

OLKOTH
The Immortal Depths & Treasures of Necromancy
Signal Rex
1 August 2019
Atmospheric and melodic black metal, a little bit of a gothy prog things

GEISTAZ’ IKA
Trolddomsejd i skovens dybe kedel
Signal Rex
1 August 2019
Some pretty standard melodic black meal.

Reptilium
Conspiranoic
Self-Release
2 August 2019
Brutal crushing death metal… 4 song ep! Good stuff.

HIVE
Most Vicious Animal
Seeing Red Records (CD / Digital) | Crown and Throne Ltd. (Vinyl / Digital)
2 August 2019
It has a little bit of a melodic death feel, but is really more of a deathy hardcore, but not really brutal or metalcore or anything.

Deceitome
Flux of Ruin
Redefining Darkness Records (N.America) | Raw Skull Records (Europe)
2 August 2019
Good classic death metal with a noisy groove going on. Cool stuff.

Riot V
Live In Japan 2018
AFM Records
2 August 2019
Heavier classic metal, all live from Japan last year. Cool edge, heavy energy with big screamy vox. Cool stuff.

Sons Of Famine
As Razors Gnaw Like Wolves
Horror Pain Gore Death
(set for release on August 2nd)
Kind of a blackend death, good heavy brutal harsh stuff.

EXCUSE
Prophets From the Occultic Cosmos (CD, LP)
Shadow Kingdom
2 August 2019
Heavy melodic death, kind of proggy and having a bit of a Maiden vibe. Vox are a bit shouted/harsh-ish… Cool stuff.

The Rite
The Brocken Fires 12″ MLP/MCD
Iron Bonehead
2 August 2019
this is some pretty cool blackened death, good grooves, fast, heavy, dark, cold, brutal too.

Band: LEVANIA
Album: Episode 0
Label: Sliptrick records
Release date: August 2nd, 2019
Sometimes the genre description is spot on and really says it all… its 3 songs and “gothic metalcore” yeah! Take a little lacuna coil and metalcore it up!

PORN
Evil Six Evil
A sort of alternative goth rock…

Primogenorum
Ye Last Ordeal
Lunar Apparitions
22 July 2019
Dirty and noisy blackened death with post black metal happening too

Theatre Of Tragedy
Remixed
AFM Records
12 July 2019
Alternative electronic mixes of this kind of female metal thing. meh.

AT THE DAWN
THE BATTLE TO COME
UNDERGROUND SYMPHONY
3 May 2019
A kind of heavy power metal but pushing into some heavier music

New Stuff This Week… 7/22/19

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Jul 212019
 

Batushka
Hospodi
Metal Blade Records
Dark and doomy polish black/death metal, pushing a little into a post metal area too… but vox and music does stay heavy too

Killswitch Engage
I Am Broken Too – radio single
Metal Blade Records
As with the first single, it is definitly KsE, but this has a bit of a modern power ballad thing going on.

The Number Tweleve Looks Like You
”Ruin The Smile”
Overlord
Technical harsh brutal metalcore… cool stuff, would like to hear more..

Oh Hiroshima
Oscillation
Napalm Records
A kind of doomy post metal

Balls Gone Wild
High Roller
Metalville Records
This is some classic hard rock type stuff… A bit melodic-ish with a straightforward hard rock/classic rock feel.

Thy Art Is Murder
Human Target
Nuclear Blast Entertainment
Brutal! Kind of a metalcore, but more of a brutal core, great stuff to really throw down and bust some heads.

Repentance
Only The Damned Die Young (Single)
Art Is War Records
Pretty standard modern groove core… yeah, groovin’ metal stuff, harsh vox, a little of that “core” feel

Shades of Deep Water
Death’s Threshold
Dunkelheit Produktionen
25 July 2019
Doomy post metal.

Lordi
Recordead Live – Sextourcism In Z7
AFM Records
26 July 2019
Live album from europe’s answer to Gwar… haha… actually good stuff, melodic, funny and good music.

Hatriot
From Days Unto Darkness
Massacre Records
26 July 2019
This was Steve Souza’s thrash project and he’s since now stepped down and his son Cody has taken over… and holy crap, you wouldn’t even know… the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree… great catchy and heavy thrash and the young Souza really stepping up… I’d say this one is probably even more heavy, and shit, if I didn’t read that it wasn’t Zetro, I wouldn’t be sure!

SINHERESY
Out Of Connection
Scarlet Records
26 July 2019
Female fronted electronic modern metal type stuff.

FAITHSEDGE
Bleed For Passion
Scarlet Records
26 July 2019
Classic traditional type hard rock/metal, almost an AOR thing…

BEASTMAKER
Eye of the Storm (CD, 12″ MLP, TAPE)
Shadow Kingdom
26 July 2019
Grooving classic metal with a doomy thing going on

Vesication
Total Fecall
Horror Pain Gore Death
(set for release on July 26th)
WIth songs like “Piss IN Your Face Fun Time” and “Fifty Shades of Brown” you can kind of figure to not take them too seriously… and it’s gore/death metal style with some lyrics to just try not to be offended by… fun stuff.

Skuz
Death Mince Discography
Horror Pain Gore Death
July 26
Here’s some old school gore/death metal… kind of a full wall of sound style

Effigy
MCMXCII – Darkest Day
Redefining Darkness Records (U.S.) & Raw Skull Recordz (Europe)
26 July 2019
Technical blackened death metal. Only a 4 song EP, but it’s some solid stuff, heavy, but not quite “brutal” has a bit of that Death death metal sound in some parts, some parts slow down and groove a little bit too.

Sculpted Horror
Festering Death EP
Redefining Darkness Records
26 July 2019
Brutal death metal, classic grooving stuff….

Morbus Grave
Abomination
Redefining Darkness Records
26 July 2019
Classic death metal, good production, brutal cool stuff for only 3 tracks. Gets into a little down tempo grooves too

As I May
My Own Creations
Rockshots Records (Worldwide)
26 July 2019
This is kind of along the lines of a modern metalcore… a keyboard sound filling out some melodic grooves with harsh and clean vox.

PLAGUE OF STARS
Daedalus
Zerobudget Records
June 28, 2019
Mostly a clean “fe-metal” vocal style with more of a melodic death/symphonic melodic death music thing going on… getting on with some harsh vox too… pretty cool stuff actually.

ABOMINISM
ABOMINISM
Black Market Metal Label
July 26
This would be some kind of brutal tech death with a pinch of black metal

Baleful Abyss
Death Propaganda
Black?Sunset/MDD
26 July 2019
Doomy grooving death metal

Artist: INFALLING
Album: Path Of Desolation (Special Edition)
Release date: July 23rd, 2019
Label: Sliptrick records
A grooving death metal thing with more of a hardcore shout scream vocal style

Herrschaft
Le Festin du Lion
Les Noires Productions
21 June 2019
Kind of that Rammstein industrial type sound… probably a bit more on the metal side of things, but still a real industrial thing

Release: Fog Light
New Element
Record label: Inverse Records
Release Date: July 12th 2019
Instrumental progressive fusion rock

HOLOCAUSTO CANIBAL – “Assintonia Hertziana”
Lusitanian Music
21 June 2019
A kind of classic grooving death metal with a little stoner doom to go with the brutality… production is a little raw.

Vagrant
The Rise Of Norn
Black Lion Records
25 July 2019
Not quite full on black metal, not just death metal, a good mix of blackened death, and even throwing in some melodic stuff too… great stuff.

The End A.D.
Why Won’t You Die
Fastball Music
21 June 2019
A little thrashy, a bit crusty and generally “metal” going on this 2 song ep.

ZEX
Execute
Zex Records
15 July 2019
Female fronted kind of punked up hard rock.

VHS
We’re Gonna Need Some Bigger Riffs
Horror Pain Gore Death
(set for release on July 26th)
Grindy death metal with fast short songs… cool n brutal!

Logical Terror
Transition (single)
Darktunes
19 June 2019
A little bit melodic death, and mostly a metalcore djenty thing

Cassius King
Deuce
independent
New york area band doing a pretty faithful hard rockin’ version of the Kiss classic

EXHORDER
My Time (single)
Taken from the album “Mourn The Southern Skies”
A new single from the old school groove thrashers… great track, solid production and good heavy thrash!

OPETH
Heart In Hand (single)
Taken from the album “In Cauda Venenum”
A new single from Opeth! It’s been online for a week or two, but this has that new heavy clean vox Opeth sound again, complex, heavy, proggy and grooving… If you like the post growly Opeth, this is right up there, great stuff!

New Stuff This Week… 7/15/19

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Jul 142019
 

Bullet
Live
SPV
Classic Metal in a live show… has that good production while still having a good live sound…

Veio
Jupiter Rising (EP)
Silent Majority Group
A bit of a modern metal with a little bit of a prog metal happening, a tiny Tool vibe, otherwise, decent newer solid rock metal type stuff.

Cirkus Prutz
White Jass – Black Magic
Metalville Records
Catchy stoner metal, similar to a blusey Clutch… some cool groovin’ going on.

Sabaton
The Great War
Nuclear Blast
19 July 2019
Been around for a while with a traditional metal with, of course war themes… good catchy cool stuff once again!

Sigil (Canada)
Demonstration MMXIX
Funeral Trance
15 July 2019
A little bit tech/prog, a bit post-metal, harsh vox, primarily a black metal thing

Torture Ascendancy 1307
D.E.M.O.S.
Independent
17 July 2019
Full on brutal death metal… great stuff.

Boatman’s Toll
The Fat is in the Fire
Seeing Red Records
19 July 2019
They describe this for fans of Acid Bath, Soilent Green, Crowbar, Mastodon, and High on Fire… and yeah, it’s a little bit of that, and a bit on the heavier side… pretty cool stuff out of Chicago!

Sekkusu
Satyrömania
Horror Pain Gore Death
(set for release on July 19th)
A death metal, speed metal with a little punk thing goin on… cool stuff.

Cult of Extinction
Ritual in the Absolute Absence of Light LP/CD
Iron Bonehead
19 July 2019
Full on brutal blackened death… noisy wall of sound

Dogbane
Idylls of Woe
Heaven and Hell Records
19 July 2019
More traditional metal, a little bit like Judas Priest

Vomit Angel
Imprint of Extinction LP/CD
Iron Bonehead
19 July 2019
Grindy brutal death metal, production is a bit raw.

Band: Global Scum
Album: Odium
Label: NRT records
Release date: July 19th, 2019
This is some catchy grooving metal with a bit of a thrash thing going on, poking into some heavier stuff with the growly vox.

Artist: Relinquished
Album: Addictivities (part I.)
Label: NRT records
Release date: March 22nd, 2019
This goes from being a kind of just modern post-metalcore thing, to really an interesting amalgam of lots of genres, prog, deathcore, death metal, black metal, melodic death… overall pretty cool and a lot to digest

The Mezmerist
The Innocent, the Forsaken, the Guilty LP
Nuclear War Now! Productions / Shadow Kingdom
15 July 2019
This one is interesting… it’s like if Robert Plant and Geddy Lee’s love child were the front man in a doom stoner metal band… this is actually their demo and two other EPs from the 80’s in one compilation

Elektric Mistress
Self-Titled (EP) – Out July 19, 2019
Self-Release
19 July 2019
Grooving hard rock with a little bluesy feel… some organ, a bit of a stoner metal feel too… cool stuff.

Arsantiqva
Scavengers
Mors Lucerna Records
23 November 2018
One of those “oh, hey, we know this is old, but here, if you have time, here’s something” things from a PR Firm… this one is pretty cool, a grooving blackened melodic death thing… a bit like a Satyricon.

Mirrorplain
Lost In Paradise
Fastball Music
19 July 2019
Melodic metal. classic metal with a little bit of a basic prog feel too.

Poroniec
DEMO
Self-Released
8 January 2019
Blackened death metal, yeah it’s a little older, and while it’s a demo, it sounds great, three songs of technical brutal polish death metal… great stuff.

Kamikaze Zombie
The Destroyer of All Things
Self-Release
25 May 2019
A kind of extreme thrashy deathcore type thing… some good grooves, heavy

Bestialord
Black Mass Wedding
GrimmDistribution
20 June 2019
Doomy death metal, good solid meaty grooves, reminds me a little of Obituary/6′ Under.

New Stuff This Week… 7/8/19

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Jul 052019
 

ABBATH
Outstrider
Season of Mist
5 July 2019
Second album and half of a new band lineup… still has that catchy blackened death/melodic death thing going on just like the last one..catchy heavy riffage and great stuff again!

Torche
Admisson
Relapse
A kind of stoner groove metal, a tiny bit like Voivod (vocally), shorter songs with some catchy doomy grooves too.

VINTERSEA
ILLUMINATED
M-THEORY AUDIO
Melodic, almost atmospheric, kind of gothy female fronted hard rock/metal-ish

Auras
Beanery Garden
Entertainment One
Djenty technical metalcore type stuff… pretty cool stuff, the melodic parts keep the vox mostly harsh, with some clean parts too… i’d like to hear some more.

Dirty Machine
The Dirty Ones (Fet. Fronzilla Radio Edit)
Independent
This is almost just straight up nu-metal… melodic, record scratches… that kind of stuff… not too bad, but probably not for the mosh pit…

The Night Eternal
The Night Eternal
Dying Victims Productions
8 July 2019
Classic melodic metal.

Spiker
Heavy Metal Macht
Dying Victims Productions
8 July 2019
Classic metal, a bit of a NWOBH vibe, but all in german… hehe

SiXforNinE
Parallel Universe
Eclipse Records
2 August 2019 adds on july 8.
melodic modern type groove metal. sounds a little bit on the solid rock side of things, but a good heavy groove, with some clean vox.

Temptress (Italy)
The Orb
Dying Victims Productions
8 July 2019
2 tracks here… a bit doomy, classic metal, a bit of a Ghost type vibe, but maybe a bit more prog metal

Hemisferio
Anacronía
Dying Victims Productions
8 July 2019
Pretty standard traditional metal, classic metal type stuff, maybe a bit of a Maiden thing in spanish language

Aphrodite
Lust and War
Fighter Records
9 July 2019
Fast and furious, female fronted, kind of punky thrash

Sarinvomit / Eggs of Gomorrh
Encomium of Depraved Instincts
Krucyator Productions / Atavism Records
11 July 2019
Both are a similar grindy blackened death

Pathetic
Rat King
Independent
12 July 2019
Death metal, melodic, brutal and yeah, proggy/technical too… and a bit raw

NEKROFILTH
Love Me Like a Reptile (7″ EP)
Hells Headbangers
12 July 2019
4 covers, raw, punky, heavy… covers from Motorhead, mortician and more

DISOWNING
Human Cattle
XENOKORP
12 July 2019
Brutal death metal, monster grooves, tight production and a melodic thing going on too to keep it interesting… great stuff.

Ribspreader
Crawl And Slither
Horror Pain Gore Death
(set for release on July 12th)
Great brutal death metal, headbanging stuff with yeah, monster grooves that make you want to punch some shit.

Them Fixes
Electric Prophetic
Independent
16 June 2019
Melodic almost bluesy/grunge/stoner metal, pretty laid back and catchy cool.

Witchwood
Handful of Stars
Jolly Roger Records
5 July 2019
Doomy throwback stoner hard rock, a little bit of a led zep thing

The Rest Of Us Is Dead – “PHOENIX”
7hard
24 May 2019
A straight up groove metal driving hard rockin’ good time.

VAK
Melting Eyes
Indie Recordings
5 July 2019
A doomy stoner metal single here… some meaty heavy licks and grooves.

SERPENTS (Karyn Crisis & Luciano Lamanna)
Scongiuri
BloodRock
21 June 2019
It was described as kind of electronic and voice, and though oh, Karyn Crisis, this could be cool… Not too much… kind of a post metal ambient music with some chanty vox… not much in the way of metal here…

New Stuff This Week… 7/1/19

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Jun 302019
 

Killswitch Engage
Unleashed – radio single
Metal Blade Records
16 August 2019
This has that signature KSE sound… heavier parts, melodic parts, harsh vox, clean vox… pretty decent stuff.

3TEETH
METAWAR
Century Media Records
Kind of an industrial goth sounding modern metal.

Misery Kills
Devils Will Find You Chapter One
Misery Royalties
This is kind of a hardcore thing, catchy grooves, more extreme vox, but with that kind of classic thrashy hardcore groove going on. Maybe a bit like Pro-Pain. Cool stuff.

Everest
The Only Way Out Is Up
Independent
Classic hard rock, grooving melodic metal type stuff.

The Unguided
Royalgatory
Napalm Records
A bit of a melodic death/metalcore… some keyboard stuff and heavier parts, breakdowns and a little industrial feel too (keyboardy stuff).

Band: Postumo Lumbre
Album: Empirikkal
Release date: June 30, 2019
Released by: Australis records
Black/death metal… a black metal tone, but with some death metal meat.

Band: Martyrium
Album: Children Scream For Mercy
Label: Australis records
Release date: June 31, 2019
Thrash metal fron Chile A bit of a basic classic thrash thing. Cool stuff.

CARRY THE TORCH
Obsession
Label: Sliptrick records
Released July 2nd, 2019
Grooving classic death metal type stuff.

Schattenmann
Epidemie
AFM Records
5 July 2019
German industrial Rammstein type stuff.

Aldi Dallo Spazio
Quasar
Jolly Roger Records
5 July 2019
Guitar based, classic prog hard rock.

Arkhaaik
*d?g??m?to?s LP/CD
Iron Bonehead
5 July 2019
3 longer tracks of black metal noise.

Nad Sylvan
The Regal Bastard
InsideOut
Release date: Friday, July 05, 2019
Most stuff on this label is decent stuff, a bit on the prog rock side, this is a little more on the yacht rock light rock thing… maybe a bit Bowie-like.
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Pattern-Seeking Animals
Pattern-Seeking Animals
InsideOut
Release date: Friday, July 05, 2019
A new prog project featuring former and current members of Spock’s Beard… while having their own sound, they have a similar vibe and style. cool stuff.

Band: Krvvla
Album (single): T
Release date: July 5, 2019
A single of instrumental fast black metal… about 13 minutes of cold harsh jamming.

Kryptos
Afterburner
AFM Records
5 July 2019
Here we have some traditional metal with a pinch of thrash and just a good heavy classic metal edge. cool stuff.

Celestial Grave
Secular Flesh LP/CD
Iron Bonehead
5 July 2019
Old school black metal, cold and dark.

D-A-D
A Prayer For The Loud
AFM Records
5 July 2019
Yes this is THAT D A D… a kind of southern grooving hard rock.

ROTTING CHRIST / VARATHRON
Duality of the Unholy Existence (split 7″ EP)
Hells Headbangers
28 June 2019
The Rotting christ song is a bit raw, but heavy and melodic, Varathron has a good melodic blackened death thing going on with solid production too. cool stuff.

Sleepcircle
‘From The Heavens, Through the Window’ Out May 18, 2019
Self-Release
18 May 2019
Melodic hard rock, a little leaning onto some alternative rock…

Betraying The Martyrs – Parasite (CLEAN)
Betraying The Martyrs – Eternal Machine (CLEAN)
Sumerian
A couple singles from this band, this kind of leans on a modern metalcore… that “sumerian” sound actually, heavier stuff mixed in with some melodic death stuff too. This one is heavy, but a bit more on the slower tempo (not all super fast and brutal)…

After The Burial
Exit, Exist (single)
Sumerian
Heavy, and melodic… again like the above, not crazy brutal, just some pretty good melodic death sounding stuff.

Rhapsody, Turilli / Lione
Zero Gravity (Rebirth And Evolution)
Label: Nuclear Blast Records
Release Date: 5 July 2019
The same lineup that toured for the 20th Anniversary tour… Fabio and Luca have reunited with other Rhapsody of Fire members on a new(old?) project. This doesn’t seem quite as fast and epic as I remember this band being, but it’s a good solid “lets get the band back together” epic power metal album.

Release: Unknown Decoy
Seeking The Sun
Record label: Inverse Records
Release Date: June 28th 2019
some heavy rock from Finland. A little folky sound going on, a little heavier in parts… mostly just hard rock

Band: Stozhar
Album: Holodom Bitv V Obyatya Zimy
Label: Stygian Crypt
Release date: June 6th, 2019
Folk metal with more of a power metal sound

Needless
Heresy
Self Released
Release date: Tuesday, June 18th 2019
Catchy brutal death metal, a bit melodic and perhaps a bit on the extreme thrash side of things. great stuff.

HEILUNG
Futha
Season of Mist
28 June 2019
Doomy experimental folky post metal.

Toxic Ruin
Mortal Insolence
Self-released
15 October 2018
Released a bit ago, but finally sent our way… Sheboygan’s own! Great band and nice to have something to play… Heavy extreme melodic thrash..

Victims
The Horse And Sparrow Theory
Relapse
Release date: Friday, June 28th 2019
A bit sludgey doomy death metal with a little punk feel.

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.