Nov 252018
 

Sodom
Partisan (EP)
SPV
A couple of new tracks and a live track from earlier this year, a good solid couple

Tyrant
The Pact
Self Released
Thrashy metal with a proggy influence… clean vox with a little edge

Virgin Steele
Seven Devils Moonshine
SPV
New 3 album release

ESBEN AND THE WITCH
Nowhere
Season of Mist
Doomy ambient metal… female vox… kind of a post-rock thing.

METAL CHURCH – By The Numbers (4:35)

BillyBio
Feed The Fire
AM Records
A bit of a hardcore metal thing (the Bio) comes from Biohazard, and the Billy is the guy that was IN Biohazard… so you’re going to have a similar thing… maybe a bit more thrashy… good stuff.

Second to Sun
The Walk
Self-Release
Melodic doomy black metal. Classic cold, harsh black metal but with a lighter dark depressing melodic thing

WULKANAZ (swe)
Wulkanaz
Helter Skelter
Old school raw black metal, but with short quick songs…

KRYPTAMOK (fin)
Profaani
Helter Skelter
Here we got some more classic melodic/symphonic black metal, good full sound, a bit cold and dark as all black metal is. Decent stuff.

Valkyrja
Throne Ablaze
W.T.C.Productions
This is more of a blackened death metal, a harsh black metal edge but more of a grooving brutal death metal thing going on… cool stuff!

Voodus
Into the Wild CD/LP/TAPE
Shadow
Melodic black metal, a bit of a catchier groove, still cold, dark, harsh black metal… with decent production though!

Night Crowned
Humanity Will Echo Out
Black Lion Records
Blackened death metal, kind of melodic with some good grooves, catchy yet heavy and a bit brutal too.

MORBOSIDAD / KILL (Sweden)
Santuario del Diablo – split 7″ EP
Hells Headbangers
Morbosidad is two tracks of pretty much blackened thrash with a emphasis on the black metal part… Kill is some grindy classic black metal

Inoculated Life
Exist to Decay
Redefining Darkness Records
Noise/black metal. Some heavy fast edge, a bit of a death metal thing going on

Stilla
Synviljor
Nordvis
Classic cold doomy melodic blast beatin’ black metal.

Scald (Russia)
Will of the Gods is a Great Power
Ordo MCM
I’d have to say this one is some classic doom. Dark, good melodies, some big long songs, and a bit depressing.

MORGAL
Morgal (MCD, 12″ MLP)
Werewolf
Extreme metal, along the lines of blackened death/extreme thrash. 4 song Ep… good stuff.

DEGREDO
A Noite dos Tempos
Harvest Of Death
Four long post metal noise tracks. meh.

Vanishing Kids
Vanishing Kids
Svart Records
Kind of an alternative rock / doom / atmospheric something.

SKELETHAL / CADAVERIC FUMES
Heirs of Hideous Secrecies – split 7″ EP
Hells Headbangers
Both of these are in the grindy death metal realm. Skelethal is a bit more black metal leaning.

Band: Necroart
Album: Caino
Label: The Goatmancer records
This is some regular metal with a doomy blackened noise groove going on

Baneful Storm
Invocations
Invictus Productions
While a bit on the black metal side, this has more of a classic extreme death metal groove. fast heavy and furious and a melodic extreme thrash thing oo.

Psychlona
Mojo Rising
Ripple Music
A jammy stoner metal, cool riffs, and grooves

Groza (Germany)
Unified in Void
AOP Records
Good harsh blackened death metal, Brutal heavy, melodic… good stuff.

Marius Danielsen
Legend of Valley Doom: Part 2
Crime Records
Classic metal / classic prog metal… a bit of an epic thing, and in a lot of parts, some less rockin’ stuff too.

Vitriol
Pain Will Define Their Death
everlasting Spew Records
Harsh brutal death metal, 4 tracks of relentless heaviness

Flight
A Leap Through Matter
High Roller Records
Kind of a prog rock, vox are a bit of an alternative style, music is a little classic prog meets classic metal meets stoner rock.

Band: Project Infinity
Album: Universe
Label: Suspiria Records
Release date: September 19th, 2018
Best way to describe this one… proggy death metal. a heavy brutal element, but that techy prog metal stuff going on too. harsh vox. meedly guitars, but fast and brutal riffs and drumming. Great stuff.

and: Perpetual
Album: Maze of chaos
Label: Suspiria records
Classic brutal grooving death metal, good blast beats, harsh and guttural vox… did I say brutal? yeaaahh

BUCKSHOT FACELIFT
ULCER ISLAND
LABEL: PARAGON RECORDS
Grindy fast and furious death metal, a pinch of a black metal extremeness, but overall brutal death metal with a pinch of punk edge too.

Artist: KILL ALL THE GENTLEMEN
Title: The Loss And The Rapture
Label: Sliptrick Records
Starts off as a blackened thrash type thing… kind of just stays into a heavy death/groove death metal with a melodic death element in there… great stuff!

Madvice
Everything Comes to an End
Time To Kill Records
A groove metal / melodic death. good catchy stuff, heavy edge and a little accessible while staying heavy

Only Flesh
Cells Out…
Rotten Records
kind of a punky rock/ hard rock, a gothy thing too.

Mile 134
Singles
LOCAL
Madison area band… 2 songs… “The Hour” is some good heavy groove metal. “dead to me” is also good and groovin’ a bit more of melodic laid back thing… still monster heavy riffs… good stuff!!

The Pocket Gods
100BeatlesX30
23 November 2018
alternative type stuff… not metal, a 100 tracks of beatles kind of joke story/songs all around 30ish secs.

Artist: Inner Decay
Album: Souls of War
Self Released
Classic death metal, good production, harsh vox, some melodic stuff but still heavy and brutal.

Band: Sichgart
Album: Chest’ Ta Krov
Self Released
Thrashy death metal, almost a heavier melodic death. Great stuff.

Band: DISSONANT DISTANCE
Album: Self-Titled
Label: Sliptrick records
They are described with these genres: progressive rock, jazz, fusion, blues and Indian music… and yeah, it’s a bit all over, yet all united in prog.

Alexandra Zerner
Opus 1880
Self-released
Proggy power metal, female fronted… long 22 track album

The Wizards
Rise Of The Serpent
High Roller Records
CLassic metal type stuff, a power metal thing with some monster grooves, a little bit of an old Iron Maiden meets a little doom thing going on

ALICE COOPER
Live From The Astroturf (Good Records)
Phoenix, AZ
A quick little short live album from his hometown, good sound, good stuff from this veteran!

Accept
Symphonic Terror – Live at Wacken 2017
Genre: Heavy Metal
Label: Nuclear Blast Records
Live show from Wacken 2017 with an orchestra… great stuff.

BEARFIST
‘DESTROY THE MAGNET’
Independent
Single of deathy groove metal.

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