New Stuff This Week… 5/28/18

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May 262018
 

Bad Wolves
Disobey
Eleven Seven Records
A little modern djenty metal, big grooves, but a bit commercial/accessible too. I think there’s still room for this.

Black Orchid Empire
Yugen
Long Branch Records
Melodic hard rock, maybe a little prog-ish, a pinch of Tool, lots of melodic stuff, maybe a little like Fair to Midland in some of its grooving melodies .

Space Elevator
II
SPV
Catchy female fronted rock, good rock album to listen to, but probably not mosh pit material

MICAWBER
Beyond The Reach Of Flame
Prosthetic Records
Green Bay’s own brutal death metal band got signed! This album has brutal riffs, freight train drumming, harsh pissed off vox and yeah, even some good melodic stuff with monster grooves throughout.

Kataklysm
Mediations
Nuclear Blast USA
Fast, brutal, heavy, you know, it’s Kataklysm and sounds great like everything they do.

Hate Theory
III
Independent
Some kind of modern american metal, a bit melodic, a bit of a groove/metalcore thing going on.

Vessel of Light
Son Of Man (Single)
Independent
Grooving hard rock, maybe a bit stoner/doom-ish

Alien Weaponry
Tu
Napalm Records
I hate to use the word “groove” in every review I do, but I’m not a great writer and when I find my self bobbing my head to a good bass/drum line, that’s what is “grooving” to me. That being said, this has deep grooves, a catchier heavy sound while not getting all brutal or even wussy on the other end. Just some decent melodic stuff and grooving metal on the other side.

Nereis
Turning Point
Eclipse Records
Catchy modern metal, with some electronic stuff, a bit of a modern mallcore type thing though.

The Black Sorcery
And The Beast Spake Death From Above
Krucyator Productions
Brutal gurgly death metal. Production is raw and sludgey.

Pneuma Hagion
Trinity LP
Nuclear War Now! Productions
Kind of a brutal grindy dark blackend death metal. lots of wall of brutal sounds all mooshed together held together with blast beats

Adramelech
Pure Blood Doom
Nuclear Abominations
Reissue from 1999, This is some heavy and beefy classic death metal. Great stuff.

Shitty Person
Judgement
Svart Records
1 June 2018
I can’t say anything better than the first paragraph of the words sent along with this download…
“Shitty Person is the latest solo-ish project from Benjamin Thomas-Kennedy (Lesbian, Fungal Abyss). Along with other members of Lesbian, Rose Windows, and Master Musicians of Bukkake, Shitty Person makes music about self-hatred and counterproductive self-reflection. It sounds like drugs, has lots of swears, and will probably make you feel terrible.”
And to add to that, it’s kind a slow depressing doom… not even metal.

Infrared
Saviours
Self-Release
Good classic metal meets a little classic thrash. Good production

ANGEL OF MERCY (U.S.)
The Avatar + bonus (2CD)
Shadow Kingdom
A kind of classic hard rock thing. A little atmospheric in parts, bluesy rock here, straight up rock there.

Soliloquium
Contemplations
Transcending Records
A technical proggy death metal thing, a bit atmospheric when it’s not being all heavy and brutal and stuff, otherwise it’s got some prog metal elements too

IRON VOID
Excalibur (CD, LP, TAPE)
Shadow Kingdom
25 May 2018 VINYL
Classic hard rockin’ doomy metal. Monster haunting riffs, a big stonery Black Sabbath sound

Urarv
Argentum
Svart Records
Definitely black metal, but there’s a certain groove and catchiness to the evil and cold sounding darkness… even some theatrical type stuff. Good stuff.

TRUCH?O STRZYGI
Pora Umiera?
Label: Godz Ov War Productions
They say the genre is “Blackened Punk Metal” and well three words are pretty accurate, has that simple punk attitude, with some heavier/dark/cold metal.

GRAVECOVEN
Coughing Blood
Label: Godz Ov War Productions
Gritty blackened doom on a 4 song EP. Decent stuff.

LYKHAEON
Ominous Eradication of Anguished Souls
Label: Godz Ov War Productions
Two 13 minute tracks of doomy slow black metal.

WARGOAT / BLACK CEREMONIAL KULT
Unapproachable Laws of the Abyss
Label: Godz Ov War Productions
Wargoat is more of a blackened death metal, decent production and brutal. BCK is more raw and more of a black metal.

Sons of Alpha Centauri
Continuum
H42 Records
A laid back rock kind of a Tool-lite with its prominent bass-type sound. It doesn’t really get into anything too heavy, just hard rockin’ prog.

The Flesh
Dweller
Anubi Press
There are members from Herder, Verwoed in this band. Now that’d be cool if I knew who those bands were… anyway, this is some grindy doomy death metal, quick songs and no messing around!

The Chapter
Angels and Demons
Self Released
I’d have to throw this into a melodic death category, it’s got some great melodic hooks, deathy vox, a dark doom thing going on too.

The Inoculated Canaries
Trying Times
iView Artist
The description says: “Tastes of Alternative and Classic Rock mixed with splashes of prog, punk and satire, their music reeks of diversity (and fun!).” And yeah, it is fun, has a great energy. While not metal, it does just have a neat quality to it. This is the type of music I wish we had another show for, all this not metal, but metal attitude type stuff.

CONNATE EXASPERATION
DILUSIONAL PRIMACY
Sleaszy Rider
Just fucking brutal death metal, Great stuff.

TETRACTYS
MADMAN
Sleaszy Rider
This is grooving death metal, maybe a little technical, definitely barked out growly vox.

CINNAMUN BELOVED
STAIN
Sleaszy Rider
Female fronted melodic symphonic metal. Some heavier stuff, but overall that fe-metal operattic vox with chunky symphonic grooves.

Nancybreathing
Awake
Boersma
This was described as nu-metal, while there’s a bit of nu-metal sound, the vox are more harsh, music more riffy… but the clean vox sometimes and breakdown stuff make it more nu-metal. Good stuff though!

Raven Throne
Biaskoncy snieh ?asu / Niazhasnaje
Possession Productions
Brutal blackened death metal, a good raw evil wall of guitars and cold grooves.

Hornwood Fell
Inferus (EP)
Self Released
Classic black metal, a bit atmospheric and old school.

GHOSTBOUND
All is Phantom
A Sad Sadness Song
A dark doomy melodic metal? Yeah not so metal, but reminded me of the Damnation type of Opeth stuff, dark yet melodic and stuff.

Soldat Hans
Es Taut
Wolves And Vibrancy Records
Really long tracks of doomy post-metal.

Dying Awkward Angel
Absence of Light
Rockshots Records
Melodic death, a good groove, brutal cookie monster vox, maybe a little bit of an Amon Amarth thing going on.

Garden of Hesperides
Forest Journey Pt.III -Final Moments
Bloody Mountain Records
Kind of a post-metal black metal doomy thing. Dark, cold, melodic, yet with that kind dark far away thunderstorm growl for a vocal style. Meh.

DISOWNING
Battle of Neverness
Xenokorp
brutal meaty grooving death metal.

June 1974
“Nemesi”
Visionaire Records
Atmospheric proggish type stuff, symphonic, project by an Italian composer with different metal guests on each track. Definitely for the open music mind.

WORT Mosh Pit Playlist for 5/21/18

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May 262018
 

Playlist Date / On Air / Off Air / Show Name / Category / DJ Name
2018-05-21 / 23:00:00 / 02:00:00 / Mosh Pit / Music / The Book (Mike)
Artist / Song / Disk / Label
Burn the Priest / Honey Bucket / Legion Xx / Epic
Lamb of God / Ruin / As The Palaces Burn / Prosthetic
At The Gates / Palace of Lepers / To Drink From the Night Itself / Century Media
Wolf King / Betrayer / Loyal to the Soil / Prosthetic
Nervosa / Never Forget, Never Repeat / Downfall Of Mankind / Napalm Records
Beyond Deth / Search the Stars / The Age of Darkness / Self Released
Casket Robbery / Pockets Lined With Flowers / The Ascension EP / Self Released
Supreme Carnage / The World is Lost / Morbid Ways To Die / Redefining Darkness Records
Lik / Dr Duschanka / Carnage / Metal Blade Records
Valgrind / Third and Last / Blackest Horizon / Everlasting Spew Records
Skeletal Remains / Parasitic Horrors / Devouring Mortality / Dark Descent Records
Rotten Sound / Harvester of Boredom / Suffer to Abuse / Season of Mist
Skinless / Siege Engine / Savagery / Relapse Records
Dimmu Borgir / Lightbringer / Eonian / Nuclear Blast
Sacrocurse / Maze of Serpents / Gnostic Holocaust / Hell’s Headbangers
Ritual Necromancy / Command the Sigil / Disinterred Horror / Dark Descent Records
Nocturnal Graves / Resistance / Titan / Season of Mist Underground Activists
Amorphis / Daughter of Hate / Queen Of Time / Nuclear Blast
Uada / Cult Of A Dying Sun / Cult Of A Dying Sun / Eisenwald
Alkaloid / Azagthoth / Liquid Anatomy / Season of Mist
Skogen / Frostland / Skuggorna Kallar / Nordvis
Thunderwar / Wolfpack / Wolfpack / Lifeforce
Ihsahn / In Rites of Passage / Ámr / Candlelight
Bleeding Through / Dead Eyes / Love Will Kill All / Sharptone Records
Society’s Plague / Fear is Failure / Call to the Void / Eclipse Records
Parkway Drive / The Void / Reverence / Resist Records
BornBroken / The Only One / The Years Of Harsh Truths And Little Lies / Self Released
Gunjack / Totally Insane / Totally Insane / Sliptrick Records
Anthrax / Medusa (Live) / Kings Among Scotland (Live) / Nuclear Blast Records
Nuse / Rager / The Pain Collection / Cornhead Records
Exodus / Corruption / Fabulous Disaster / Combat
Clutch / Gimme the Keys (Single) / Book of Bad Decisions / Weathermaker
Graveyard / Please Don’t / Please Don’t (Single) / Nuclear Blast
Pink Cocoon / No Control / Alienation / Self Released
Bullet / Fuel the Fire / Dust to Gold / Steamhammer
Stryper / Sea of Thieves / God Damn Evil / Frontiers Music
Monument / Death Avenue / Hellhound / Rock Of Angels Records
Trauma / Run For Cover / As The World Dies / Rivet Records

WORT-FM Loud Rock Top 20 and Adds for the Week of 5/21/18

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May 202018
 

WORT-FM Loud Rock Top 20 and Adds for the Week of 5/21/18

Artist — Album — Label
1) Dimmu Borgir — Eonian — Nuclear Blast
2) Nuse — The Pain Collection — Cornhead
3) Kamelot — The Shadow Theory — Napalm
4) Ihsahn — Amr — Candlelight
5) Stryper — God Damn Evil — Frontiers
6) Kobra and the Lotus — Prevail II — Napalm
7) Amorphis — Queen of Time — Nuclear Blast
8) Wolf King — Loyal to the Soil — Prosthetic
9) Ross the Boss — By Blood Sworn — AFM —
10) Lik — Carnage — Metal Blade
11) Society’s Plague — Call to the Void — Eclipse
12) Skeletal Remains — Devouring Mortality — Dark Descent
13) Beyond Deth — The Age of Darkness — Self Released
14) Tesseract — Sonder — KScope
15) Bullet — Dust Into Gold — SPV
16) Anthrax — Tales from Scotland — Megaforce
17) Trauma — As The World Dies — Rivet
18) At The Gates — To Drink From the Night Itself — Century Media
19) Skinless — Savagery — Relapse
20) Parkway Drive — Reverence — Epitaph

Top 5 Adds
1) Burn the Priest — Legion XX — Epic
2) Bleeding Through — Love Will Kill All — Sharptone
3) Nervosa — Downfall of Mankind — Napalm
4) Graveyard — Peace — Nuclear Blast
5) Alkaloid — Liquid Anatomy — Season of Mist

Other Adds/Reviewed: Clutch (Single), From Beyond, Rotten Sound, Nocturnal Graves, Midnattsol, Spocks Beard, Architects of Chaoz, Lordi, Thunderwar, Djevelkult, Nibiru, Melan Selas, Sotrtregn, Skogen, Valgrind, Abhor, Sacrocurse, Face Off, Carnifex (Finland), Ritual Necromancy, Filii Nigrantium Infernalium, Monument, Majesty of Silence, Supreme Carnage, Gunjack, Uada, RavenSkul, Sinsid, Valyria, Callidice, The Insane Slave, Ancient Oak Consort, Pink Cocoon, Knightmare, Pentarium

New Stuff This Week… 5/21/18

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May 202018
 

Burn the Priest
Legion XX
Epic Records
We’ve heard a few of the singles out already, so we have an idea of how this one is gonna go… They’re staying true to the originals while adding a little bit of their own sound to it… which when you’re doing a similar genre is the right way to go… right?

Clutch
Gimme the Keys (single)
Weathermaker Music
First taste of the new Clutch, big monster grooves, killer riffs, not super fast and heavy and not too slow, just right there, catchy as catchy can be!

From Beyond
The Band From Beyond
Candlelight Records
Big sound, big doomy classic hard rock. Maybe a little bit of an Alice in Chains thing going on too.

Owl Company
Pieces (single)
Eclipse Records
This is some kind of groove metal that reminds me of Godsmack or something a bit lighter, probably perfect for commercial radio though.

Midnattsol
The Aftermath
Napalm Records
One of those euro fe-metal bands, but this one is most like Epica, as the music tends to be a bit heavier. This one is their first album in 7 years and the first with now two vocalists (Liv Christine is now a permanent member — the other singer, Carmen is her sister)

Graveyard
Peace
Nuclear Blast USA
Big meaty stoner metal, a bit like spiritual beggars but like, more full

Bleeding Through
Love Will Kill All
Sharptone Records
As with their previous stuff… it’s good heavy metalcore, a bit of technicality, and in this case, the melodic parts are decent too.

Nervosa
Downfall Of Mankind
Napalm Records
This is a cool extreme blackened death metal / melodic death metal thing. Catchy brutal grooves. All female!

Architects Of Chaoz
(R) Evolution
Metalville Records
Basic classic metal, maybe reminds me a litte bit of WASP. Big powerful voice, just normal cassic riffage

The Ocean
Rhyacian: Untimely Meditations (2017 Version)
Metal Blade Records
11 May 2018

Spock’s Beard
Noise Floor
InsideOut
More personnel changes… lost the drummer, but Nick D’Vriglio is back as a hired gun. This album doesn’t have too much epic old school prog on it… it has a lot of 80’s Kansas sound and then some old school Genesis as we dig deeper… I’ve always been a fan, so this is good for me!

Lordi
Sexorcism
AFM Records
Modern metal, fun, you know that band that was the Scandanavian “gwar”? Well, it’s more of a melodic classic metal with fun crazy lyrics. good stuff.

Thunderwar
Wolfpack
Lifeforce
Kind of thrashy groove metal, a Motorhead loud feeling, but more groove and more extreme, like a blackened thrashy Motorhead? LOL good stuff, as it floats into some Melodic death too

Djevelkult
Når Avgrunnen Åpnes
Saturnal
Good old extreme black metal, good melodies, harsh vox and cold cold cold!!

NIBIRU
Netrayoni (2018)
Argonauta Records
Lots of post metal doomy noise.

Melan Selas
Reon LP
Iron Bonehead
An old school raw thrashy black metal mix up. Some grooves, some melodies and good old raw black metal.

Stortregn
Emptiness Fills The Void
Non Serviam Records
WOw, this is one of those… oh, gee, wonder what crap this will be… well, after a play, it’s a nice surprise, kind of a melodic death mixing great classic death metal and a little black metal darkness with just straight up catchy melodic death. Great stuff!

Skogen
Skuggorna Kallar
Nordvis
A kind of dark, depressive doomy blackened death metal. More of a doomy black metal feel wiht the occastional death metal thing

Valgrind
Blackest Horizon
Everlasting Spew Records
This seemed like it’d just be death metal, but then kind of morphed into some technical melodic/blackend death metal, cool stuff.

Abhor (Italy)
Occulta religiO LP/CD/TAPE
Iron Bonehead
We have some raw blackened death metal. Production is a bit lo-fi.

SACROCURSE
Gnostic Holocaust (CD)
Hells Headbangers
We had this last October from Iron Bonehead… same thing I said then… “Brutal dark death metal with a bit of a black metal thing going on ”

Face Off
Massive
Transcending Records
Some laid back chilled out femaled fronted rock.

CARNIFEX (Finland)
Pathological Rites
Xtreem Music
The writeup with this release says:
“Finnish death metal band CARNIFEX – NOT the horrible, trendy US deathcore outfit – is going to see all their demo recordings from ’91 to ’93 officially reissued on CD through XTREEM MUSIC under the title of Pathological Rites.”
And it’s some good technical old school death metal. The production is a little rwaw, but not too bad.

Ritual Necromancy
Disinterred Horror
Dark Descent Records
Brutal and intense and dark death metal. Leaning a little into the black metal realm. We’ve got some long tracks that just follow a dark and evil path.

FILII NIGRANTIUM INFERNALIUM
Hostia
Osmose Productions
This has a thrashy brutal death and grindy black metal thing, yeah that’s right… all that and some classic metal on top of it to boot! This has it all in the same song even!

Monument
Hellhound
Rock Of Angels Records
Classic metal, a sort of Maiden/Priest-light. I’d say a lot more maiden feel.

Majesty of Silence
Zu Dunkel Für Das Licht
Rockshots Records/ Extreme Metal Music
Black metal with a modern symphonic/epic/atmospheric sound. It’s a Swiss black metal duo that makes this evil and dark sound. Good stuff.

Supreme Carnage
Morbid Ways to Die
Redefining Darkness Records (N. America) | Raw Skull Records (Europe)
With a band name like this, it’s just what you hope it would be. Grooving brutal death metal…. Great stuff.

Band: Gunjack
Album: Totally Insane
Label: Sliptrick Records
It’s been a little time now that we’ve been receiving stuff from Sliptrick records, and it’s become the norm for it to be good stuff! Good production, some variance of hard rock/metal that doesn’t suck. This is some more hard rock type stuff… This has a bit of a heavier Motorhead vibe.

Uada
Cult Of A Dying Sun
Eisenwald
Classic heavy black metal, melodic parts, cold guitars, shrieky vox… more of a full wall of sound production though (rather than some old school echo chamber type stuff)

RavenSkül
At the Gates of the Gods
Self Released
Sounds like something wasn’t mastered, just a very raw recording of something that could be promising classic metal. Vox seem to be more announced as voice over.

RavenSkül
In the Air Tonight (single)
Self Released
Same as above… and yes this is the Phil Collins song. vox are quite weird as a narration style. Meh.

Sinsid
Mission from Hell
Pitch Black
Great catchy classic metal. Not much more to say, it’s metal, it’s catchy, it’s not brutal, or cold, or epic, or anything fancy, just good solid metal. Clean vox, good riffs and stuff.

Valyria
Into The Dying of Time
Self-Release
This is some cool epic melodic death metal, a bit of a fast dragonforce thing but a bit blind guardian, and more brutal stuff too

Callidice
Anthem For Resistance
Inverse
Melodic death metal, with a bit of a proggy and Amorphis thing going on… Good stuff.

The Insane Slave
The Insane Slave
Raising Legends
Melodic hard rock, clean vox, a little bit of a stoner doomy feel

Band: Ancient Oak Consort
Album: Hate War Love
Label: Revalve records
Proggy hard rock, kind of an actual folk prog rock in parts, getting into some heavier metal stuff

Pink Cocoon
Alienation
Self-Release
Jammy stoner metal, big meaty riffs with a pretty “live” sound.

Knightmare
Walk Through The Fire
Self REleased (online Metal promo)
Classic metal, good stuff, decent grooves, not too heavy, not too slow, just good ol metal.

Pentarium
Zwischenwelt
Boersma
Solid melodic death, poking a bit into some black metal, a bit technical, a full symphonic keyboard sound too. Pretty cool stuff.

ALKALOID
Liquid Anatomy
Season of Mist
Progressive Death metal, brutal and meaty sound with huge grooves while amazingly being proggy and technical. While monster grooves are going on, you have some sick solos, just pretty cool stuff.

ROTTEN SOUND
Suffer to Abuse
Season of Mist
Quick short tracks on this EP, Brutal grindcore… not super fast and in your face, but holding back a little in some parts for some grooves to get through.

NOCTURNAL GRAVES
Titan
Season of Mist
I guess you could throw this into the blackened death/thrash metal pile. It’s got pretty even elements of all three, doing all three good justice. Keeping the Evil Black metal style with meaty brutal hooks on a good catchy thrashy pace.

WORT Mosh Pit Playlist for 5/14/18

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May 182018
 

Playlist Date / On Air / Off Air / Show Name / Category / DJ Name
2018-05-14 / 23:00:00 / 02:00:00 / Mosh Pit / Music / The Book (Mike)
Artist / Song / Disk / Label
BABYMETAL / Distortion / Distortion (Single) / Babymetal Records
Society’s Plague / The Fall / Call to the Void / Eclipse Records
Parkway Drive / Absolute Power / Reverence / Resist Records
Northwoods / Ground Zero / Wasteland / Anubi Press
BornBroken / The Years of Harsh Truths and Little Lies / The Years Of Harsh Truths And Little Lies / Self Released
Nuse / Top Hat Man / The Pain Collection / Cornhead Records
Burn the Priest / I Against I / I Against I (Single) / Epic
Anthrax / Be All End All (Live) / Kings Among Scotland (Live) / Nuclear Blast Records
Lamb of God / Now You’ve Got Something to Die for / Wrath Live / Epic
Slayer / Blood Red / Decade Of Aggression [Live] [Disc 2] / American
Testament / The New Order (Live) / Live at the Fillmore (Live) / Nuclear Blast
Behemoth / In the Absence ov Light (Live) / Messe Noire: Live Satanist / Metal Blade
Lik / Rid You of Your Flesh / Carnage / Metal Blade Records
Skeletal Remains / Grotesque Creation / Devouring Mortality / Dark Descent Records
Wolf King / Sorrow’s Reach / Loyal to the Soil / Prosthetic
Beyond Deth / Goddess Isis / The Age of Darkness / Self Released
Satyricon / Possessed / Volcano / Red
Aura Noir / Cold Bone Grasp / Aura Noir / Indie Recordings
At The Gates / Daggers of Black Haze / Daggers Of Black Haze (Single) / Century Media
Sabbat / Hosanna In Ecelsis / History of a Time to Come / Noise
Skinless / Siege Engine / Savagery / Relapse Records
Aghasura / Idols of Ibis / Revelations / Transcending Records
Lecherous Nocturne / Psionics / Occultaclysmic / Willowtip Records
Thy Catafalque / Szamojéd Freskó / Geometria / Season of Mist
Nihil Eyes / Border Line / Black Path / Ultraje
Amorphis / Message in the Amber / Queen Of Time / Nuclear Blast
The Shiva Hypothesis / Caduceus / Ouroboros Stirs / Wormholedeath
Dimmu Borgir / The Empyrean Phoenix / Eonian / Nuclear Blast
Kalmah / Waiting in the Wings / Palo / Spinefarm Records
Ihsahn / One Less Enemy / Ámr / Candlelight
In Vain / Blood & Steel / Iv / Self Released
Nils Patrik Johansson / Metalhead / Evil Deluxe / Metalville Records
Bullet / Rogue Soldier / Dust to Gold / Steamhammer
Ross the Boss / Fistful of Hate / By Blood Sworn / AFM Records
Trauma / Gun to Your Head / As The World Dies / Rivet Records
Candlemass / Flowers of Deception / Hammer of Doom EP / Napalm
Kamelot / Vespertine (My Crimson Bride) / The Shadow Theory / Napalm Records

WORT-FM Loud Rock Top 20 and Adds for the Week of 5/14/18

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May 132018
 

WORT-FM Loud Rock Top 20 and Adds for the Week of 5/14/18

Artist — Album — Label
1) Kamelot — The Shadow Theory — Napalm
2) Kalmah — Palo — Candlelight/Spinefarm
3) Behemoth — Messe Noire: Live Satanist — Metal Blade
4) Nuse — The Pain Collection — Cornhead
5) Stryper — God Damn Evil — Frontiers
6) Kobra and the Lotus — Prevail II — Napalm
7) Dimmu Borgir — Eonian — Nuclear Blast
8) Lecherous Nocturne — Occultaclysmic — Willowtip
9) Ross the Boss — By Blood Sworn — AFM —
10) Ihsahn — Amr — Candlelight
11) Wolf King — Loyal to the Soil — Prosthetic
12) Skeletal Remains — Devouring Mortality — Dark Descent
13) Beyond Deth — The Age of Darkness — Self Released
14) Lik — Carnage — Metal Blade
15) Amorphis — Queen of Time — Nuclear Blast
16) Society’s Plague — Call to the Void — Eclipse
17) Tesseract — Sonder — KScope
18) Bullet — Dust Into Gold — SPV
19) Trauma — As The World Dies — Rivet
20) Anthrax — Tales from Scotland — Megaforce

Top 5 Adds
1) At The Gates — To Drink From the Night Itself — Century Media
2) Candlemass — House of Doom EP — Napalm
3) Parkway Drive — Reverence — Epitaph
4) Thy Catafalque — Geometria — Season of Mist
5) Nils Patrik Johansson — Evil Deluxe — Metalville

Other Adds/Reviewed: Skinless, Babymetal, Crimshaw, Knelt Rote, Pseudogod, Sect Pig, Flame Acausal, BornBroken, Spiral Skies, Nihil Eyes, Aghasura, Khasm, Hirax, Heroes Don’t Ask Why, Serene Dark, Massive Scar Era, High Council, The Shiva Hypothesis, Heilung (x2), Northwoods, In Vain, Ostura, Circenses, Burn the Priest (single)

New Stuff This Week… 5/14/18

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May 132018
 

Artist: Babymetal
Album: “Distortion”
Label: Babymetal Records/Cooking Vinyl
A new single from these girls/guys… great music, heavy, brutal, modern with the “Baby” (now women) vox in the Japanese Kpop style… unmistakeably Baby Metal.S

Skinless
Savagery
Relapse
One of those bands that helped lay the original death metal groundwork is back with their first album in 3 years. It’s brutal, fast, technical and grooving too. Great stuff!

Nils Partik Johansson
Evil Deluxe
Metalville Records
This is the singer from Astral Doors doing a solo thing. He’s got a great power metal voice with some raspy edge. This album is a prog/power metal thing with the big voice happening.

At The Gates
To Drink From The Night Itself
Century Media Records
Just the three singles so far, the newest, “Dggers of black haze” is a bit more down tempo and melodic, but still heavy, dark and harsh

Candlemass
House Of Doom (EP)
Napalm Records
In the one single I have here, it’s big meaty doom but with melodic metal-ness… it is the HOUSE OF DOOM!!

Crimshaw
Monster
Independent
One track in, I was ready to say it was just a cool groove metal type thing, but as you go deeper, it’s a bit less heavy and more melodic and just a hard rock thing… good n catchy though!

Parkway Drive
Reverence
Epitaph Records
A bit metalcore, a bit more of a mainstream hard rock/metal feel, and actually some proggy metal feeling too

Knelt Rote
Alterity LP/CD
Nuclear War Now! Productions
Big wall of sound brutal death metal… to the point of almost too much wall of sound… but, really just fast and brutal stuff.

Pseudogod
Sepulchral Chants DLP
Nuclear War Now! Productions
Kind of a raw blackened death metal, dark and evil.

Sect Pig
Crooked Backs MLP
Nuclear War Now! Productions
Pretty much one track of grindy atmospheric post metal with pig squeal sounding vox…

Flame Acausal
Contra Mundum in Aeternum CD
Blood Harvest
Raw blackened thrashy death metal. Four tracks of fast and furious

BornBroken
The Years of Harsh Truths And Little Lies… (2018)
Self-Release
Brutal, kind of blackened death/thrash, a little Sepultura stuff happening, otherwise, just great brutal and catchy death metal

Spiral Skies
Blues For A Dying Planet
AOP Records
A classic old school doom, almost like a doomy Jefferson Airplane, female vox, but with a cool atmospheric catchy rock thing with some sabbath thrown in.

Nihil Eyes
Black Path
Ultraje
Brutal catchy death metal, a little bit of a “blackened” edge going on too.

Aghasura
Revelations
Transcending Records
Brutal death metal with some black metal feels. Technical/frenetic musically… cool stuff

Band: Khasm
Album: Trinity
Label: Sliptrick records
Death metal with a thrashy thing going on, or is it a thrash metal with a death metal thing going on? Either way it’s heavy

Hirax
Born in the Streets 1983/1984
F.O.A.D. Records
Old school and raw demos from their first recordings and even before that as their original name LA Kaos. Very old/raw recordings.

Heroes Don’t Ask Why
Sound of a broken heart
Self Released
Kind of a modern standard “metal” thing, A little grooving, a little AOR, a little melodic modern hard rock type stuff.

Serene Dark (formerly Endemise)
Dualitatem (single)
Self-Release
Symphonic extreme black metal, screamy and growly vox, melodic and brutal

Massive Scar Era
Color Blind (single)
Self-Release
Female fronted melodic proggy hard rock, clean vox, then oooo some harsh vox too!

High Council
Held In Contempt
Via Nocturna
A sort of classic metal meets modern grooving hard rock. Melodic vox, a catchy basic metal base.

The Shiva Hypothesis
Ouroboros Stirs
Wormholedeath
Blackened Death Metal… great grooves, catchy brutal riffs. Some of this gets a bit more um, melodic and folkie

HEILUNG
Ofnir
Season of Mist
Ambient electronic type stuff with chanty type vox.

HEILUNG
LIFA
Season of Mist
The first live album of the same as above….

NORTHWOODS
Wasteland
Anubi Press
A little metalcore, a bit screamy… some just a little doomy in parts too… overall though, it’s some modern metalcore

In Vain
IV
Self Released
Released: Friday, September 29th 2017
This would be in a heavy thrash category to me…. There’s a bit of a euro heavy power metal influence in the sound, but just heavier!

Ostura
The Room
Universal Music MENA
Prog metal with a bit of an industrial/symphonic thing going on too. Virtuostic guitar work, great vox, self described as a “modern fusion of Film-score, industrial metal, and progressive metal.”

Release: Circenses
Tightrope Walk on the Ground
Record label: Inverse Records
Proggy death metal, meedly good guitar guitar work, barked out vox, a melodic/symphonic undertone, so, technical melodic death type stuff. Good stuff!

THY CATAFALQUE
Geometria
Season of Mist
An experimental/prog metal thing happening here, a bit chilled out, female vox, some growly vox, some straight up metal, some darker goth metal, usually all pretty proggy though. Very dynamic, lots of differnt metal stuff going on. Great stuff.

Artist: Burn the Priest
Single: “I Against I”
Label: Epic Records
bad brains cover, this one was a little tougher to pick out as “oh, listen, it’s Lamb of God doing a cover” Had its own feel and sound to me.

WORT Mosh Pit Playlist for 5/7/18

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May 082018
 

Playlist Date / On Air / Off Air / Show Name / Category / DJ Name
2018-05-07 / 23:00:00 / 02:00:00 / Mosh Pit / Music / The Book (Mike)
Artist / Song / Disk / Label
Deafheaven / Honeycomb / Honeycomb (Single) / Anti/Epitaph
Amorphis / The Bee / Queen Of Time (Single) / Nuclear Blast
Kroda / Beyond the Life and Nonexistence / Selbstwelt / Purity Through Fire
Verilun / Seven Years and Seven Winks / Through The Fire…In The Sun / Sliptrick Records
Ihsahn / Arcana Imperii / Ámr / Spinefarm Records
Dimmu Borgir / Ætheric / Eonian / Nuclear Blast
Kalmah / Paystreak / Palo / Spinefarm Records
Abythic / Purulent Phantasm / Beneath Ancient Portals / Blood Harvest
Behemoth / Ben Sahar (Live) / Messe Noire: Live Satanist / Metal Blade
Dead Season / Endless War / Prophecies / Dissonances Music
Lik / To Kill / Carnage / Metal Blade Records
Skeletal Remains / Devouring Mortality / Devouring Mortality / Dark Descent Records
Defiatory / In Hell / Hades Rising / Black Lion Records
Haunting / Buried In Misery / Sealed Shut – EP / Boris Records
Sepultura / Altered State / Arise / Roadrunner Records
Beyond Deth / Beyond Deth / The Age of Darkness / Self Released
Lecherous Nocturne / Unidimensional Eclipse / Occultaclysmic / Willowtip Records
Aborted Fetus / Eaten By Pigs in the Trough / The Ancient Spirits Of Decay / Comatose Music
Flesh Hoarder / Human Drapery / Homicidal Necrophile / Comatose Music
Entombed / Evilyn / Clandestine / EARACHE RECORDS
Wolf King / Loyal to the Soil I / Loyal to the Soil / Prosthetic
Septic Tank / Digging Your Own Grave / Rotting Civilisation / Rise Above
Anthrax / A Skeleton in the Closet (Live) / Kings Among Scotland (Live) / Nuclear Blast Records
Nuclear Assault / Sin / Game Over/The Plague / Relativity
ZEKE / Ar-15 / Hellbender / Relapse Records
Nuse / Serial Number / The Pain Collection / Cornhead Records
Gus G. / Letting Go / Fearless / AFM Records
Luca Princiotta Band / Shake the Cake / Rough Blue / Metalville Records
Trauma / From Here to Hell / As The World Dies / Rivet Records
Immortal Sÿnn / Metal and Blood / Machine Men / Immortal Sÿnn Records
Kobra and the Lotus / Human Empire / Prevail II / Napalm Records
Iron Maiden / Powerslave / Powerslave / Capitol Records
Kamelot / Mindfall Remedy / The Shadow Theory / Napalm Records
Stryper / God Damn Evil / God Damn Evil / Frontiers Music
Ross the Boss / Devil’s Day / By Blood Sworn / AFM Records
Monster Magnet / Brainwashed / Mindfucker / Napalm Records

WORT-FM Loud Rock Top 20 and Adds for the Week of 5/7/18

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May 052018
 

WORT-FM Loud Rock Top 20 and Adds for the Week of 5/7/18

Artist — Album — Label
1) Kalmah — Palo — Candlelight/Spinefarm
2) Kamelot — The Shadow Theory — Napalm
3) Monster Magnet — Mindfucker — Napalm
4) Nuse — The Pain Collection — Cornhead
5) Stryper — God Damn Evil — Frontiers
6) Zeke — Hellbender — Relapse
7) Behemoth — Messe Noire: Live Satanist — Metal Blade
8) Kobra and the Lotus — Prevail II — Napalm
9) Lecherous Nocturne — Occultaclysmic — Willowtip —
10) Septic Tank — Rotting Civilisation — Rise Above
11) Ross the Boss — By Blood Sworn — AFM
12) Wolf King — Loyal to the Soil — Prosthetic
13) Skeletal Remains — Devouring Mortality — Dark Descent
14) Dimmu Borgir — Eonian — Nuclear Blast
15) Beyond Deth — The Age of Darkness — Self Released
16) Lik — Carnage — Metal Blade
17) Society’s Plague — Call to the Void — Eclipse
18) Tesseract — Sonder — KScope
19) Ihsahn — Amr — Candlelight
20) Bullet — Dust Into Gold — SPV

Top 5 Adds
1) Amorphis — Queen of Time — Nuclear Blast
2) Anthrax — Tales from Scotland — Megaforce
3) Trauma — As The World Dies — Rivet
4) Luca Princiotta Band — Rough Blue — Metalville
5) Gus G. — Fearless — AFM

Other Adds/Reviewed: Deafheaven (single), Dead Season, Flesh Hoarder, Abythic, Defiatory. Aborted Fetus, Oksennus, Airborn, Haunting, Reverorum ib Malacht, KAtari, Ackeron, Lou Quinse, Ruach Raah, Demon Head, Kroda, Autarcie, Leviathan, Verilun, Immortal Synn

New Stuff This Week… 5/7/18

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May 052018
 

Anthrax
Kings Among Scotland
Megaforce
Live album recorded from Scotland… Great sound, you can feel the live-ness with great production. Good setlist mix of old Joey stuff and new Joey stuff… still a shame that Joey doesn’t do more Bush era songs

Deafheaven
“Honeycomb” (single)
Anti-
An 11 minute single of blackened metalcore type stuff as they do well. This one, maybe a bit long, but halfway through it really lightens up to become more of acoustic atmospheric rock thing.

Trauma
As The World Dies
Rivet Records
Classic metal with a thrashy feel, big screamy metal voice

Luca Princiotta Band
Rough Blue
Metalville Records
A good solid classic guitar based hard rock metal thing. A few tracks have that guitar god instrumental thing going on. Oones with vox seem to have more of a bluesy rock vibe.

Amorphis
Tales From Lake Bodom
Nuclear Blast USA
Back to where they belong… they had a few albums in the middle there that were shaky, but these guys know what works for them and they got it going on again for this album! Can’t wait to see them live.

Long Claw
Disastrophe
Pavement Music
This has a doomy Sabbath/Clutch/Zakk Wylde thing going on. Vox sound just like Zakk. (not as many pinch harmonics). Good catchy hard rockin’ songs

Dead Season
PROPHECIES
Dissonances Music
A cool melodic death album, some good deep heavy grooves while mixing in lots of classic metal stuff, going brutal heavy and classic metal light

FLESH HOARDER
HOMICIDAL NECROPHILE
LABEL: COMATOSE MUSIC
Classic brutal cookie monster death metal. big grooves, but brutal too.

Abythic
Beneath Ancient Portals CD/LP/TAPE
Blood Harvest
A good meaty melodic classic grooving death metal band/album.

Defiatory
Hades Rising
Black Lion Records
Classic thrash with a big heavy edge. Great stuff.

ABORTED FETUS
THE ANCIENT SPIRITS OF DECAY
LABEL: COMATOSE MUSIC
We’re talking some great brutal grooving death metal here.

Oksennus
Kolme Toista LP/CD
Nuclear War Now! Productions
Mostly post metal and death metal/black metal noise. meh.

AIRBORN
Lizard Secrets
Fighter Records
Classic metal leaning towards power metal.

Haunting
Sealed Shut
Boris Records
Classic old school death metal with a black metal thing going on too

Reverorum ib Malacht
Im Ra Distare Summum Soveris Seris Vas innoble
AnnapurnA
Chaotic and atmospheric and just plain out there style black metal.

Band: Katari
Album: Ave, Rex Ivdaeorvm!
Genre: Black Metal
Label: From Deepest Records
Good old school raw black metal. Some dark grooves, it’s not just all low-fi and cold. Just raw, dark and evil.

Ackeron
Polarity
Melancholia Records
A sort of metalcore thrash-ish type thing. It’s got proggy technical stuff going on, has that melody sound of a modern metalcore, but a little bit of a Dillinger Escaple Plan craziness (not quite as crazy)… decent stuff.

LOU QUINSE
Lo Sabbat
Sliptrick records
This is some pretty cool folk metal, it’s really just simply that, Folk Metal. It’s got all that bouncy accordion folkie flute stuff, but a great driving catchy metal thing going on. Great stuff.

Ruach Raah
Under the Insignia of Baphomet
War Arts Productions
A brutal black metal type thing. Dark, cold, evil and some good riffage/grooves/brutality

Demon Head
The Resistance
The Sign Records
Kind of an alternative/stoner rock. meh.

Band: Kroda
Album: Selbstwelt
Country: Ukraine
Genre: Pagan Folk Black Metal
Label: Purity Through Fire
Release date: April 30, 2018

Band: Autarcie
Album: Seqvania
Label: Purity Through Fire
This is some basic black metal, but not quite all fast and blast beats… a bit more doomy and dark with some black n roll grooves.

Gus G.
Fearless
AFM Records
Solid hard rockin’ classic metal. now that he’s released from the Ozzy band, he’s got free time to do “stuff” again!

Leviathan
Can’t be Seen by Looking: Blurring the Lines, Clouding the Truth
Stonefellowship Recordings
Not to be confused with a bunch of other bands with the same name, this is the prog metal version based in Colorado. They’ve got Mark Zonder playing drums, and have a good mix of classic prog metal type stuff with more of a solid hard rockin’ prog type thing

VERILUN
Through Fire… In The Sun
Sliptrick records
blackened melodic death metal, great mix of all three. A heavy thrashy brutal edge, then keeping it heavier with harsh black metal-ish vox and a good underlying overall melodic feel.

Immortal Sÿnn
Machine Men
Self Released
Thrashy, fun classic metal great catchy grooves and just good metal.