Nov 122018
 

Artillery
The Face of Fear
Metal Blade Records
now THIS band has been around a long time! This album is some great classic metal, gritty, melodic, edgy and a bit thrashy too. great for any metal fan!

Skull Pit
Skull Pit
Metal Blade Records
Here we have some classic metal with a thrashy edge a bit of a motorhead type of metal too. Some just classic grooves too

All That Remains
”F**k Love”/” Wasteland”/ “Everything Is Wrong”
Razor & Tie
A breakup, jailtime, bad press, and out of jail… back together! Making great heavy catchy modern deathy metalcore in “fuck love”… that one is just angry! the other two singles are more of a melodic metalcore with more clean vox.

LEAVING EDEN
DESCENDING
DARK STAR/SONY MUSIC
Female fronted modern alt metal, a full kind of gothy sound with a little electronic stuff

Squidhammer Metal
Power Removal Service
LOCAL Self Released
Watertown’s own sent us their new release. Harsh vox, kind of a brutal thrashy groove thing. A little along the lines of Pantera (and a cover of Cowboys from Hell on this album too!) production is great… nice to have some great local metal!

Opeth
Garden Of The Titans (Opeth Live at Red Rocks Amphitheatre)
Nuclear Blast
Full set from Colorado, great sound, near perfect, and what a great band…

Iron Maiden
The Studio Collection Remastered Pt. I
BMG
Another Maiden collection/remaster/package? ok! BMG is reissuing and remastering all of their classic artists… it’s maiden’s turn! always a good excuse to play some classics!

Within Temptation
Resist
Spinefarm Records
Kind of a gothy fe-metal… maybe more like Lacuna Coil with some meaty full grooves and female/male vox.

All Hail The Yeti
Highway Crosses
Minus Head Records
Here we have some modern metalcore type stuff. riffy, catchy, but yet accessible while having a gritty edge too.

Dog Eat Dog
New Breed
Metalville Records
Metal/ska/funky core. It’s a groovin’ nu-metal hardcore from these veterans. Hardcore grooves, horn hits and some kinda rap metal too.

SYLVAINE
Atoms Aligned, Coming Undone
Season of Mist
Doomy post black metal… mostly melodic female vox, then you have some black metal shrieks too.

HATE ETERNAL
Upon Desolate Sands
Season of Mist
Here we go! Brutal brutal brutal death metal! Wall of brutal!! Can’t even bang my head fast enough brutal, but what? Grooves and tech chops too… great stuff.

Amon Amarth
The Pursuit of Vikings: Live at Summer Breeze
Metal Blade Records
If you’ve ever seen Amon Amarth live, then you know… if you haven’t this live album

DECEASED
Ghostly White (CD, LP, TAPE)
Hells Headbangers
This band has always been putting out some cool stuff, first album in 7 years, good solid melodic death type stuff.

Burning Witches
HEXENHAMMER
Nuclear Blast Records
HEre we have a Judas Priest -like heavy metal band… classic metal, straightforward but a heavier thrashy edge.

1914
The Blind Leading the Blind
Redefining Darkness Records (N.America) | Archaic Sound (Europe)
11 November 2018
Classic black metal, more on the melodic death side of things… cool stuff.

Blasphemy
Gods of War LP
Nuclear War Now! Productions
Old school raw blackened death metal. Quick brutal songs, harsh and dark.

ATLAS
Primitive
Inverse Records
Djenty technical metalcore with some melodic atmospheric stuff going on

Sacrificium Carmen
Hermetica
Saturnal
This is mostly black metal but with a classic metal NWOBHM thing going on. Vox are all black/harsh, but musically it’s a bit melodic.

ANCST
Abolitionist
Lifeforce
Melodic death metal with a good brutal blackened death metal side.

FALGAR
La Dama Del Alba
ATMF
Kind of a doomy black metal.

Anneke van Giersbergen
Symphonized
InsideOut
Probably not really metal, but live show of symphonic rock with the joyful voice of Anneke.

Divine Ascension
The Uncovering
ViciSolum Productions
Epic symphonic proggy power metal. A Heavier edge musically with female fronted vox. Cool stuff!

Atria
New World Nightmare (EP) – Out Nov 16, 2018
Self-Release
Four songs of a melodic death metal, solid grooves, a bit of a Soilwork vibe.

Disrule
Sleep In Your Honour
Seeing Red Records
Grooving catchy stoner metal.

The Tangent
Proxy
InsideOut
Prog rock with a little jazzy thing going on. Cool stuff, but probably not mosh pit material.

The Great Sabatini
Goodbye Audio
No List Records (Vinyl), Ancient Temple Records (Vinyl), No Why Records, (Vinyl), Pink Lemonade (Cassette)
Sludgey doom, harsh vox, shouted vox, slow down tempo stuff but with some head nodding grooves… getting a little heavier and hardcore-ish in parts.

KOSM
Cosmonaut
Self-Release
Musically, this is some classic metal / edgy melodic death-ish type stuff, female melodic vox, clean (and sometimes harsh/edgy too), but not like operattic, just good classic clean metal vox. Good stuff!

Blood Of The Wolf
Album I + II
Horror Pain Gore Death
Here we have some great brutal death metal, even a little bit of melodic stuff, but nothing wimpy or to take away from the brutality… just some good meedly guitar stuff.

AZUSA
Heavy Yoke
Indie Recordings
Former Extol and Dillinger Escape Plan members… Technical, metalcore-ish, female vox, proggy music, cool stuff!! With all of the stuff I have to go through, I found myself not turning this off for the next release and kind of lost track of time. Yeah! Good stuff.

FUNERAL CHIC
Superstition
Prosthetic Records
Raw, yet grooving and catchy blackened thrashy metal, more on the gritty, grungy side of things.

ÆVANGELIST
Matricide In The Temple Of Omega
I, Voidhanger Records
Kind of atmospheric black metal. melodic, a bit doomy

Brothers Of Metal
Prophecy Of Ragnarök
AFM Records
This is a folky power metal. Catchy, fast, a bit dragonforce meets amon amarth? yaaahh

Trollwar
Oath of The Storm
Self-Release
Trollwar is back! heavier more like, extreme melodic death/folk metal. Great stuff.

Flageladör
Predileção Pelo Macabro
Helldprod Records
Kind of a grooving, raw blackened thrash type thing.

The RG’s
The Cricket Sound
Self-Released
I’d say this is a stoner, grunge thing

Forbidden Rites
Pantheon Arcanum
GrimmDistribution
Melodic death, with a more brutal death metal edge in the heaver stuff…. a pinch of black metal groove too

Band: Die Entweihung
Album: The Worst Is Yet to Come
Label: Wings Of Destruction / More Hate Productions
Here we have some melodic blackened death. Not too blasting and in your face, but a dark melodic groove.

GHOST TOWER
HEAD OF NIGHT
LABEL: PARAGON RECORDS
This is a classic metal, maybe a proggy thrash with a very old school feel.

AGONY FACE
CXVI Evolving Discharges
Sliptrick Records
They say it’s “Schizophrenic and surreal death metal from Italy” And yeah, fast, heavy, melodic and crazy… good stuff.

WHEN THE DEADBOLT BREAKS
Angels Are Weeping… God Has Abandoned
sliptrick
Raw, post metal/blackened doom/post something.

SECTLINEFORE –
Don’t Make This About You.
Self Released
Quirky industral alternative stuff. A little like

Season Of Tears
Dark Card
Self Released
Epic symphonic blackned death metal. One song, but it’s heavy and epic! Death metal growls and operattic femetal vox Good stuff.

Band: ATHROX
Album: Through the Mirror
Label: Revalve records
Classic metal, clean vox, a little thrashy stuff when it gets faster… otherwise classic melodic metal.

Piledriver
Rockwall
Rockwall
This has a 90’s AOR hard rock feel.

Silver Dust
House 21
Fastball
Gothy hard rock

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