New Stuff This Week… 1/30/2023

BIZARREKULT
Den Tapte Krigen
Season of Mist Underground Activists
27 January 2023
Pretty straightforward classic black metal with a melodic groove

Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs
“Ultimate Hammer”
(Missing Piece)
Kind of a fuzzy stoner metal type thing

Russkaja
Turbo Polka Party
(Napalm)
The album title kind of says it all… it’s a ska/folky party metal type thing… kinda fun!

Trastorned
Into the Void
DYING VICTIMS Productions
1/27
Fast heavy thrash! Great stuff!

Xandria
The Wonders Still Awaiting
(Napalm)
Female fronted epic power metal. Cool stuff.

WAKE
Vast and Infinite – radio singles
Metal Blade Records
2 February 2023
New single… kind of a doomy death metal

Leprous
Aphelion (Tour Edition)
Inside Out Music
Feb 3
Definitely progressive rock/hard rock, overall, pretty chilled out

…and Oceans
As in Gardens, So in Tombs
Season of Mist
27 January 2023
Here’s some sort of epic-ish blackened thrashy metal Heavy with a keyboard/orchestral sound, aggressive and melodic too. Great stuff.

Sanguisugabogg
Homicidal Ecstasy
Century Media Records
Downtuned heavy groovin’ death metal

Brothers In Arms
Brian Tarquin And Friends
BHP Music
Guitar based instrumental classic metal with guests like Satriani and Vinnie Moore. Cool.

Disinter
Breaker of Bones
Pest Records
January 31, 2023
Heavy thrashy death metal, catchy cool stuff!

Jupiter Zeus
Frequency Prison
31 January 2023
Kind of a stoner metal/rock type thing

NEMESISM
NEMESISM
LABEL: INDEPENDENT RELEASE
RELEASE DATE: JANUARY 31st 2023
A nice mix of classic brutal groovin’ death metal add in some technical blackened thrash to the mix… cool stuff!

ACT OF IMPALEMENT
Infernal Ordinance
Caligari Records
2 February 2023
Straight up old school death metal, A solid brutal groove gets you headbanging in no time.

Mithridatum
Harrowing
Willowtip Records
3 February 2023
Classic black metal with a doomy groove.

GODIVA
Album: Hubris
Self Released
Release date: February 3rd, 2023
This is probably melodic death metal, but more of a symphonic death metal… pretty cool stuff.

LANSDOWNE
Medicine
AFM Records
3 February 2023
A modern hard rock type thing.

Matt Miller
Decrepit Shed (remixed, remastered re-release Feb 3, 2023)
Blood Blast Distribution (powered by Nuclear Blast & Believe Digital)
3 February 2023
cool technical instrumental metal

Admire the Grim
Rogue Five (EP)
Inverse
Feb 3 CD (2023)
Musically it kicks like some In Flames… then gets going with female clean and harsh vox, with maybe a Shadows Fall type sound. Cool stuff.

ELDERSEER
DROWN IN THE SHALLOWNESS
LABEL: MEUSE MUSIC RECORDS
RELEASE DATE: FEBRUARY 3rd 2023
Melodic doomy post-black metal type stuff

Payout
Release title: Tales from the Cactus Crypt
Label: Self-Released
Release Date (dd/mm/yy): 08-12-2022
Kind of a thrashy classic metal thing going on with a melodic groove

Scalpel
Album (EP): Century in the Boilpit
Self Released
Release: December 21st, 2022
Mostly straightforward death metal, but you got some crazy technical/prog stuff going on too. Cool!

Stormdeath
Release title: Call of the Panzer Goat
Label: Jawbreaker Records
Release Date (dd/mm/yy): 01-07-2022
catchy classic metal/thrash. Cool stuff.

Sorrowful Land
Faded Anchors of the Past
Black Lion Records
27 January 2023
The band name gives it away… melodic doomy stuff

Nemesis RI
Release title: Sands of Time
Label: Solitude Productions
Release Date (dd/mm/yy): 24-10-2022
A little thrashy, a little classic metal

Rexoria
Imperial Dawn
Sound Pollution/Black Lodge
3 February 2023
Female fronted epic power metal type stuff. decent!

Seer Of The Void
Mantra Monolith
Venerate Industries
27 January 2023
Big doomy stoner metal with maybe a little Cathedral vibe

Dreams of Gray
The World After
2 January 2023
I guess I’d call this melodic death/classic metal some clean vox, some harsh vox with a great metal groove

SARKASM
Release title: As Empires Decay
Label: Xtreem Music
Release Date (dd/mm/yy): 26-01-2023
Straight up good ol thrash! Cool stuff

Daevar
Release title: Delirious Rites
Label: The Lasting Dose Records
Release Date: 27-01-2023
Sludgey doom with a bit of a Type O Negative vibe

New Stuff This Week… 1/23/2023

Metallica
Screaming Suicide
Blackened
Another new song… this one is a tiny bit bluesy not as much of a banger as Lux AEterna, but that one will be tough to top. This one is catchy a little bit longer and unmistakably Metallica

Steve Vai
Gash
Favored Nations/MLG
Kind of regular bluesy hard rock. This album was recorded in the early 90’s and shelved with never the right time to release… and now here it is!

The Lone Wolf
Cancel The King (Single)
One A Records
A bit of a commercial groovin’ hard rock thing…

Anzillu
Ex Nihilo
M Theory Audio
Jan 27 2023
Kind of a death thrash, with a bit of a Slayer but maybe a bit more extreme and groovin’ Great stuff!!

RADIO: Dryad
The Abyssal Plain
Prosthetic Records
20 January 2023
Raw old school black metal

Bloodbound
Odin’s Prayer [New-Single]
AFM Records
13 January 2023
A sort of epic power metal, but a bit of a darker tone… pretty cool

Hell’s Satans
Hell’s Satans
Wormholedeath
Jan 27
Classic thrashy metal with clean almost mustaine/klaus meine-ish spanish sounding vox.

Sins Of Shadows
Release title: Imperium
Label: Self-Released
Release Date (dd/mm/yy): 16-01-2023
Straight up classic metal with a pinch of thrash

Entheos
I am the Void – radio single
Metal Blade Records
3 March 2023
Another single, a bit of a modern metal/melodic death

Tribunal
The Weight Of Remembrance
20 Buck Spin
Release date: Friday, January 20th 2023
Doomy black metal with a little groove and gothy post metalness too

SEVEN DOORS
Feast of the Repulsive Dead
Redefining Darkness Records
27 January 2023
Brutal and meaty death metal, some good guitar melodies and

Rigor Sardonicous
Praeparet Bellum
Memento Mori
23 January 2023
Doomy post black metal type stuff.

Conjureth
The Parasitic Chambers
Memento Mori
23 January 2023
Brutal blackened death metal, heavy, techy and wall of in your face metal! cool stuff.

PHOEBUS THE KNIGHT
Ferrum Fero Ferro Feror
Self Released
Jan 23
Kind of a classic metal, a power metal, symphonic sounding thing, vocals have a bit of a goth style, almost like that Christopher Lee album

Sonic Poison
Eruption
Me Saco Un Ojo / Pulverised
27 January 2023
Fast and furious blackened punked up death/grind. yeah a lot of genre words there, as it touches on them all in a blender for this raw in your face stuff.

Hellproof
Album: Supernova
Self Released
Release date: January 27th, 2023
A kind of groove metal and just regular old just “metal” a bit melodic and a mix of clean and harsh vox

Mask of Prospero
Hiraeth
Sound Pollution
27 January 2023
Kind of a melodic death / prog, some heavier spots, but more of a doomish heavy

Ominous Scriptures
Rituals of Mass Self-Ignition
Willowtip Records
27 January 2023
Old school brutal death metal

Malleus (U.S.)
The Fires of Heaven
Armageddon Label
27 January 2023
A Groovin’ death metal with a big thrashy thing going

Critical Defiance
No Life Forms
Dying Victims Productions
Global Release Date: 27/01/2023
Extreme Thrashy death metal, fast and in your face! Cool stuff!

IRON VOID
IV
Shadow Kingdom
27 January 2023
Meaty and groovin’ doomy stoner metal, musically it has a big Trouble vibe to me.

Sequestrum
Pickled Preservation
Extremely Rotten Productions
27 January 2023
Raw brutal and lo-fi-ish gore death metal

Bad Manor
The Haunting
Labyrinth Tower
28 January 2023
An old school horror sounding soundtrack, a bit on the lo-fi, like a soundtrack to some old black and white creepy film

SUASION
Album “The Infinite”
Atomic Fire Records
27 January 2023
Modern metalcore with a lot of synthy drum/sounds

Skarthia
Release title: Legacy
Label: Self-Released
Release Date (dd/mm/yy): 21-01-2023
Groovin’ melodic death, catchy with some grit… great stuff.

DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES
Release title: Unknown
Label: Self-Released
Release Date (dd/mm/yy): 13-01-2023
Death metal with some dark blackened death tones

Devil’s Whiskey
Historias de Muerte
Wormholedeath
January 27th, 2023
Doom and a pinch of a darker sound with a bit of a post metal thing too

Mutagenic Host
The Genotoxic Demo
Dry Cough Records
19 January 2023
Sludgey death metal with some groove

Tyrmfar
Release title: Dialectic of Ego and the Unconscious
Label: MTAF Records
Release Date (dd/mm/yy): 04-11-2022
Blackened Death Metal and a nice catchy thing going on

Natt (Norway)
Natt
Edged Circle
20 January 2023
Some super long tracks of instrumental proggy doom

New Stuff This Week…

Cast In Fire
Self-Immolation
Self Released
Madison’s own… kind of a progressive thrashy death metal, guttural vocals, shrieks and a catchy sometimes melodic and always heavy base of grooving goodness! Great stuff!

Imperium Dekadenz
Into Sorrow Evermore
Napalm
This is kind of a doomy post black metal type thing, a bit depressing and cold

Katatonia
Sky Void of Stars
Napalm
Melodic, a bit doom-ish and progressive, I’ve always thought of them of an Opeth light, cool stuff.

Prong
“Breaking Point”
(Napalm)
Boom! A new Prong song, written while on tour with BLS, guess what? Pinch Harmonics! But the good thing about Prong is they (well, Tommy Victor) has his own catchy cool sound that’s unmistakeably Prong… and I love prong!

Panssarituho
Release title: Sanansaattaja
Label: Self-Released
Release Date (dd/mm/yy): 06-01-2023
Pretty basic meaty groovin’ death metal

Dark Princess
Phoenix
Out Of Line Music
Classic metal, clean female vocals

In The Blind
Evolve & Escape
Razor To Wrist Records
This is a bit classic metal, maybe a little into power/prog metal a bit, and yeah a bit modern metal sound too.

Obituary
Dying of Everything
Relapse
13 January 2023
Classic Obituary, thich heavy grooves, just good ol catchy headbanging death metal. Great stuff.

Twilight Force
At The Heart Of Wintervale
Genre: Metal
Label: Nuclear Blast Records
Release Date: 20 January 2023
Here’s some epic power metal, soaring vocals, sing-a-long choruses

MINDLESS HOPE
Album: Mental Truancy
Label: Sliptrick Records
Release date: January 17th, 2023
Prog metal meets a little thrash and melodic death…cool stuff!

Atrocity
Okkult III
Massacre Records
20 January 2023
Classic brutal death metal! Great stuff.

Fatalismo
Release title: Dominate to Exterminate
Label: Self-Released
Release Date (dd/mm/yy): 20-01-2023
This is a kind of thrashy melodic death, catchy cool stuff

Olēka
Driftwood EP
Wormholedeath
1/20/23
A kind of doomy groove metal with harsh vox,

CELESTIAL WIZARD
Winds of the Cosmos
Scarlet Records
20 January 2023
We originally got this middle of 2022 as a self released album and it even hit the Mosh Pit top 10, now it’s reissued on Scarlet records.. worth another play! here’s the review from then..
This is pretty cool, it’s a bit power metal, it’s thrashy, it’s got a bit of a fun catchy thing going on but with some cool harsh stuff too… lots of great stuff converging… Great stuff!

Nothingness
Supraliminal
Everlasting Spew Records
20 January 2023
A mix of meat and potatoes death metal, a bit of a doomy grooving darkness and blackened death extremes. Cool

FAITHXTRACTOR
Contempt for a Failed Dimension
Redefining Darkness Records
20 January 2023
Heavy and gritty brutal death metal, catchy clean production too… Good stuff!

Ashen Tomb
Ashen Tomb
Personal Records
20 January 2023
a blackened death with a little thrashy vibe underneath the full on brutality

Deiquisitor
Apotheosis
Extremely Rotten Productions / Night Shroud Records
20 January 2023
Good ol brutal death metal!

Riverside
ID.Entity
Inside Out Music
Jan 20
Progressive rock/hard rock. The first track is like almost all electronic and had me scared for a second! Has a very 80’s sound. The rest of it picks up a little bit… still has an electronica (drum/keyboard) feel, but still very much prog rock.

PANDER
Album: Break the Oath
Label: Argonauta Records
Release date: January 20th, 2023
Doomy stoner metal with a sludge factor.

FLESHGORE
Release title: Carnival of Flesh
Label: Xtreem Music
Release Date (d/m/y): 20-12-2022
Brutal and fast death metal. Cool stuff!

Artist: Intrepid
Release title: Slaying of Sanity/Murder of Mind
Label: Knife Fight Media
Release Date (dd/mm/yy): 05-01-2023
Brutal and technical death metal. Cool stuff.

New Stuff This Week… 1/9/2023

Vermillion
Tales of the Dead
Self Released
Madison area’s own! Big monster grooves, growly guttural vox and some major riffage going on. Great stuff!!

Dust Biters
Guilt
Pavement Entertainment
Hard rockin’ stuff, a little punk attitude

Ahab
The Coral Tombs
(Napalm)
Doomy blackened death metal

Lord of the Lost
Blood & Glitter
(Napalm)
A bit of a goth/ melodic classic metal, a little industrial

Screamer
Kingmaker
(SPV/Steamhammer)
Straight up classic metal

Feueurshwanz
Todsünden
(Napalm)
Folk metal band with a straigtforward sound, this is an all covers album covering bands from Ed Sheeran to Ghost to Amon Amarth… fun stuff.

Ten56
Downer Part 2
Out Of Line Music
Industrial/groove/technical metalcore-ish, A bit like Tallah with more of an industrial electronic sound.

Beyond The Black
Beyond The Black
Nuclear Blast USA
Kind of a straight up classic metal with catchy grooves and female vox.

Ripper
Return To Death Row
Perseverance Music Group
Ripper Owens with another solo album…. seems like he’s everywhere these days, guest on this, front

CONCRETE AGE
BARDO THODOL
LABEL: INDEPENDENT RELEASE
RELEASE DATE: JANUARY 6th 2023
Heavy brutal thrashy death metal, catchy melodic death stuff and some middle eastern type sounds too. Cool stuff!!

VARMIA
Album (EP): Prolog
Label: M-Theory Audio
Release date: January 6th, 2023
Pagan Black Metal… a kind of classic black metal thing with a bit of that Behemoth style too (yes, there’s something in the water in Poland!)

QUIET RIOT
I CAN’T HOLD ON (single)
Red Samurai Music
Good ol classic hard rock… this track has a power ballad thing going on.

Pagan Rites / Vulcan Tyrant
Split
Horror Pain Gore Death
December 30th 2022
Both of these tracks are raw black metal

Deadnight
Release title: Canon of Irreverence
Label: Self-Released
Release Date (d/m/y): 04-01-2022
Blackended thrashy metal, pretty cool stuff. Songs straight to the point

Anti-Flag
Lies They Tell Our Children
Spinefarm
6 January 2023
A kind of pop rock/punk type thing

Thy Darkened Shade
Liber Lvcifer II-Mahapralaya
W.T.C.Productions
10 January 2023
Technical blackened death… pretty cool stuff which has just enough melodic proggy complex stuff and enough classic black metal too. cool stuff!

The Gauntlet
Dark Steel and Fire
Eternal Death
13 January 2023
Mostly classic black metal sound here

Hellevate
The Purpose is Cruelty
Self-released
Jan 14
A bit classic metal, some heavier groovin’ thrash, maybe just melodic death/metalcore too? A little of it all, which makes it interesting!

Blindead 23
Towards the Dark
Self-release
23 November 2022
Doomy laid back sound for this single. A little hint of damnation type Opeth going on

Orob
Release title: Aube Noir
Label: Self-Released
Release Date (dd/mm/yy): 14-12-2021
Here’s some doomy black metal, a bit atmospheric and progressive too.

Misþyrming
Með hamri
NoEvDia
16 December 2022
Old school black metal, a bit of a doomy down tempo sound

GRYMMSTALT
Anthems of Mournful Despondency
Signal Rex
21 December 2022
Super lo-fi black metal.

HATE FOREST
Innermost
Osmose Productions
21 December 2022
Blackened death metal, wall of brutal and cold layers of black metal with a smidge of death metal groove going on. Cool stuff.

Gridfailure
Perpendicular To The Living Ones
Self Released
Release date: Friday, December 30th 2022
Kind of a noise/post metal thing

High Fells
Catharsis (released Nov 25th)
Self-Release
25 November 2022
This one falls under a pretty straightforward classic black metal.

Lethal Technology
Release title: Mechanical Era
Label: Self-Released
Release Date: 25-11-2022
Here’s some kind of proggy technical metal, harsh vox, clean vox, clean female vox, all sorts of stuff probably make this more into a proggy metal overall.

Self-Deceiver
Album: Across the Styx
Self Released
Genre: Blackened Death Metal
Release: December 1st, 2022
This has a nice gritty groovin’ death metal sound. Cool stuff.

New Stuff This Week… 12/12/2022

WOODS OF DESOLATION
The Falling Tide
Season of Mist Underground Activists
9 December 2022
Straightforward black metal, melodic with a bit of atmosphere.

DEATHLESS LEGACY
Mater Larvarum
Scarlet Records
9 December 2022
Female fronted metal, melodic, a little bit goth.

VRSTY
Welcome Home Pt. 3
Spinefarm
1 December 2022
Kind of a modern metal, all melodic and a little nu-metal sounding too.

LYZZÄRD
Release title: The Abyss
Label: Fighter Records
Release Date (d/m/y): 01-12-2022
Straightforward just good ol classic metal. Good stuff.

XYGRBRYRX
CUNNING PUNTS
LABEL: INDEPENDENT RELEASE
RELEASE DATE: DECEMBER 12th 2022
A sort of extreme/technical death metal, a bit like Strapping Young Lad if I had to compare to something, but I guess a bit more extreme/black metalish… and with a groove

Krvna
For Thine is the Kingdom of the Flesh
Third Eye Temple / Ancient Dead Productions
12 December 2022
Full on cold and harsh old school black metal, good technicality and a meedly medley with epic harsh vox. Neato

UNCOMMON EVOLUTION
Album: Fry
Label: Argonauta Records
Release date: December 16th, 2022
Stoner groovin’ metal, also just a good classic hard rockin’ groove.

Rampage
Veil of Mourn
Dying Victims Productions
12/16/22
This has a classic old school, like Venom type black metal sound. Raw speed metal sound…. reissue from 1988

PERCUSSOR
“Ravenous Despondency”
Horror Pain Gore Death
December 16th 2022
Kind of a brutal thrash, or maybe a thrashy death metal. There’s a brutality to it, but a catchy thrashy thing going on too. sounds good!

Nigrum
Elevenfold Tail
Into Endless Chaos
16 December 2022
Classic black metal, nice and complex, a lot going on, melodic, kind of proggy, and not just full on cold harsh meedly stuff. Cool!

The Wring
Spectra
WormHoleDeath Records
16 December 2022
Here we have some progressive metal/classic metal, getting a little more into some more typical prog metal with good technical/complex stuff and yeah, keyboards!

CONGEALED PUTRESCENCE
Within the Ceaseless Murk
Caligari Records
17 December 2022
Brutal death metal with some big meaty grooves.

Sortilège
Larmes de héros
Dying Victims Productions
Release Date: 16/12/2022
Some basic classic metal, clean vox, melodic, maybe a little smidge of Doom

Green King
Hidden Beyond Time
The Sign
16 December 2022
Classic metal going on here, vocals have a little king diamond sound to them.

Hellish
The Dance of the Four Elemental Serpents
Dying Victims Productions
Global Release Date: 16/12/2022
Blackened death… mostly a black metal vocal sound, musically a bit more speed/thrashy

Order of Nosferat
Vampiric Wrath Unleashed
Purity Through Fire
21 December 2022
Black metal, old school melodic style with and atmospheric (keyboard) sound to keep it more creepy

Vampyric Tyrant
Zorn und Hass
Purity Through Fire
21 December 2022
Old school lo-fi black metal

The Crippler
I’m Just Gonna Let Myself In
Horror Pain Gore Death
Dec 23
Nice, heavy gritty death metal, some elements of thrash, black metal, death metal and brutality! kinda cool all around.

Embalm
Prelude To Obscurity
20 Buck Spin
Release date: Friday, December 23rd 2022
Remaster from their 1993 material. From Milwaukee! Good ol classic groovin’ death metal.

Ancient Mastery
Release title: “Chapter One: Across the Mountains of the Drämmarskol” & „Chapter Two: The Resistance“
Label: Northern Silence Productions
Release Date: 02-12-2022
Melodic Black Metal, mostly classic stuff with that atmospheric sound, and a bit lo-fi production

Hamvak
Release title: Maelstrom Of Abhorrent Incantations
Label: Self-Released
Release Date (dd/mm/yy): 30-11-2022
Brutal and gritty death metal

TAILGUNNER
Crashdive
Fireflash Records
9 December 2022
Classic metal with soaring vocals, with a bit of a Judas Priest/Iron Maiden

Bloodclot
Souls
Upstate Records
Release date: Friday, December 16th 2022
A gritty heavy thrashy thing… catchy and throw the horns up! cool stuff.

DEMONIO
Electric Voodoo of the Black Dawn
Helter Skelter Productions / Regain Records
24 December 2022
A fuzzy stoner metal from Italy, production is a bit raw though.

Floating
Release title: The Waves Have Teeth
Label: Spirit Coffin Publishing
Release Date (dd/mm/yy): 16-12-2022
Kind of a Progressive Death Metal, leaning more to black metal and that type of atmospheric sound around it.

SPECTRAL CORRUPTION
Requiem
Signal Rex
21 December 2022
Mostly atmospheric black metal/noise.

Entheos
In Purgatory – radio single
Metal Blade Records
30 November 2022
Brutal technical death metal.

New Stuff This Week… 12/5/2022

AGGRESSION
From Hell With Hate
Xtreem
Fast heavy thrashy stuff with well, satanic themes… I just assume this is for a shock factor or some edgy subject matter… whatever it is, the music is great and it’s good and fast!

Metallica
“Lux Æterna” (3:26)
Blackened
Classic old school sounding Metallica with modern sounds… of course it’s not groundbreaking, and with a stinker like St. Anger in your catalog, it makes this seem even better!

Vis Mystica
Celestial Wisdom – Out Dec 2nd
Dark Star Records
2 December 2022
A kind of collab guest project of some pretty good proggy power metal along the lines of Epica and Symphony X… one track features Fang from Lords of the Trident!

Lacerated
The Vile Domain
Self-Release
31 October 2022
Heaby and brutal blackened death. Machine gun fire drumming with catchy guitars and riffs… cool stuff.

REABILITATOR
Mentally Defected
Xtreem Music
Good ol catchy classic thrash! cool stuff.

EXIST IN RUIN
Exist in Ruin EP
Wormholedeath
December 2nd, 2022
Symphonic epic blackened death, sounding a bit like Cradle of Filth or Dimmu Borgir right out of the box, with maybe more of a Behemoth type sound with orchestra sounds. Cool stuff.

RITUAL DEATH
Ritual Death
Shadow Records / Regain Records
5 December 2022
A bit of a dark black/death metal with a bit of a doomy/gloom tempo… and yeah, regular blast beats and some groovin’ too.

MAHARAJA
Aviarium
Seeing Red Records
9 December 2022
A bit prog, mostly sludge/doom/stoner-ish, and doing lots of interesting stuff.

Ramchat
Release title: Krveľ
Label: HladoHlas
Release Date: 29-11-2022
Black metal, or they call it pagan metal, heavy, cold, and brutal with that black metal melodic goodness too.

Cristobal Perez
Headfist
Album (EP): This New World….
Release: November 23rd, 2022
Classic thrash from Chile. Good catchy stuff.

Lionheart
Welcome To The West Coast III
Arising Empire
Release date: Friday, December 9th 2022
Hardcore catchy metal with Jamey Jasta on this track, and yeah, sounds a bit like Hatebreed too…the other track features Ice T

Sacrilegion (USA)
From Which Nightmares Crawl
Chaos Records
9 December 2022
Gritty and heavy brutal blackened death. Good stuff.

Arrayan Path
Thus Always to Tyrants
Pitch Black
Release date: Friday, December 9th 2022
Classic metal, with soaring clean vox. Gets more into a power metal thing when it gets a bit heavier.

HETMAN
Album: Black Heart
Self Released
Release date: December 9th, 2022
This is just something we’d say Oh, that’s just some metal. it’s got some slower parts, heavier parts, nothing really leaning into one way or another… melodic metal.

UNCHRISTIAN CHRISTIAN
Album: Sulphurfeast
Self Released
Release date: December 9th, 2022
Death metal with a little bit of a blackened harshness, but some death metal grit and a bit of melodies to remind you they’re swedish! haha… Good stuff!

IMPERIAL EXECRATION
COMMANDING SATAN’S CRUSADES
LABEL: COMATOSE MUSIC
RELEASE DATE: DECEMBER 9th 2022
Brutal gurgly vocal death metal. Wall of brutality washing over you like a freight train.

KRILLOAN
Emperor Rising
Scarlet Records
9 December 2022
This has a big epic power metal thing going on, a bit like Blind Guardian, staying nice and heavy, catchy and overall good stuff!

MEPHISTOFELES
Violent Theatre
Helter Skelter Productions / Regain Records
9 December 2022
Fuzzy stoner metal with some big bottom end and sludgey grooves

STABBING
EXTIRPATED MORTAL PROCESS
LABEL: COMATOSE MUSIC
RELEASE DATE: DECEMBER 9th 2022
BRUTAL death metal, as with most stuff on Comatose, it’s punishing and lots of gurgly vocals. Good heavy death metal.

Dehiscence
Colony
Chaos Records
9 December 2022
Fast and heavy death metal with a bit of a black metal vibe and a sort of wall of sound with a bit of noise metal factor.

BLACK SPELL (Italy)
Season of the Damned
Helter Skelter Productions / Regain Records
9 December 2022
A striaght up doom with an old school vibe.

Autumn’s Grief
Dead By The Dawn
Record label: Inverse Records
Release Date: December 9th 2022
Melodic/symphonic Metal with an epic sound and clean female vox.

NAZGHOR
Album: Seventh Secular Crusade
Self Released
Release date: November 25th, 2022
Black metal, got the cold sound, harsh vox, melodic stuff, blasst beats, yup yup yup… this has a nice kind of overall cleaner progressive tone… cool stuf.

SKYTHALA
Boreal Despair
I, Voidhanger Records
18 November 2022
Classic black metal. harsh, cold, melodic and longer tracks

Lo Oscuro
Release title: Terror
Label: Kvlt und Kaos Productions
Release Date (d/m/y): 01-09-2022
Stoner Metal with more extreme vox, but musically a nice heavy and catchy Groove!

VORGRUM
Release title: Nature Emerge
Label: Self-Released
Release Date (d/m/y): 25-11-2022
They call it Fantasy Metal, Folk Metal… I guess it’s kind of a blackendd power/prog metal… pretty cool actually

Twisted Mind
From Slave To Prophet – Out Dec 9th
Self-Release
9 December 2022
Good old just “metal” nice edge, catchy good stuff.

Aghiazma
Album: Carnage
Self Released
Release date: November 30th, 2022
A bit of a modern metal/industrial thing.

Farzad Golpayegani
Release title: Nine
Label: Self-Released
Release Date (d/m/y): 14-10-2022
Pretty cool prog metal with a little middle eastern vibe… not many vocals. cool stuff.

New Stuff This Week… 11/28/2022

Judicator
The Majesty of Decay
Prosthetic Records
22 November 2022
Solid proggy power metal flying the flag of america’s Blind Guardian… Great stuff!

Melted Bodies
The Inevitable Fork Vol. 1
(Self-Released)
We’ve had a few singles already, and best I can desribe this is kind of an alt-groove new metal, proggy and similar to system of a down but with maybe a bit more industrial stuff too

Induction
Born From Fire
Atomic Fire
Release date: Friday, November 25th 2022
Epic power/prog metal with a symphonic element and they keep it pretty heavy too. cool stuff!

Obvurt
Triumph Beyond Adversity
Unique Leader Records
Brutal and technical death metal. Good stuff.

Type O Negative
Dead Again
Genre: Metal
Label: Nuclear Blast Records
Release Date: 25 Nov. 2022
15th anniversary re-issue and vinyl… with some live bonus tracks and stuff recorded at Wacken in 2007. Always a good excuse to revisit a classic.

Lethal Technology
Release title: Mechanical Era
Label: Self-Released
Release Date: 25-11-2022
This has a progressive death metal/melodic death/industrial with cookie monster vox and female operratic vox too. interesting!

MALUS DEXTRA
III, Pt.1″
Wormholedeath
November 25th, 2022
Pretty solid groove metal catchy and headbangin’ goodness

SCI-FI SCIENTISTS
Album: Sars Attacks
Label: Sliptrick Records
Release date: November 22nd, 2022
This is some melodic/ish laid back industrial alt-rock/metal type stuff

Soen
Atlantis
Silver Lining Music
18 November 2022
Live album with their classic songs performed with an orchestra and worked around a little bit… production is crisp and sounds great, just about all of the tracks are pretty slowed down and chill

DARK MATTER
The Rectory
Wormholedeath
November 25th, 2022
Pretty chill and laid back old school bluesy doom

DEPRESSIVE WITCHES
Distant Kingdoms
Wormholedeath
November 25th, 2022
Old school black metal but also keeping a bit of a black n roll thing going on too. There’s a bit of a doomy groove going on

BinaryOrder
Release title: Messages From the Deep
Label: Self-released
Release Date: 29-11-2022
Industrial Metal with a little techno stuff going on, harsh vox, distored guitars, and clean vox too

RYTH
Album: Deceptor Creator
Self Released
Release date: December 1st, 2022
Classic grooving death metal with a little melodic death going on musically. cool

Appalling
Sacrilege
Personal Records
2 December 2022
All on heavy and in your face black metal, nice wall of sound

Nihilist Death Cult
Death To All Tyrants
Self-Release
2 December 2022
Death metal with a punk attitude, short and to the point tracks.

Shining Wizard
Tournament Of Death
Horror Pain Gore Death
December 2nd 2022
Extreme thrash/death metal, there’s a thrashy base, but vox are “extreme” and an in your face punky thrash attack

Asterise
Two Worlds
Record label: Inverse Records
Release Date: December 2nd 2022
Symphonic Power Metal, wailing vocals, lots of notes and singalong stuff, not a lot of ground being broken here, but still cool

Acid Blade
Power Dive
Personal Records
2 December 2022
Classic metal… sounds like it could have come from the early 90’s in a kind of prog/thrash/classic metal thing. neat stuff

Hammers of Misfortune
Overtaker
Independent
2 December 2022
Symphonic blackened death, symphonic is more like synthonic… but yeah, progressive fast metal with a clean and harsh vox, keyboards, complex arrangements… cool stuff!!

Opus Arise
The Network – Out Dec 2nd
Self-Release
2 December 2022
Instrumental proggy power metal

Funeral Mass
Album: Shadow of the Raventhrone
Self Released
Release date: December 2nd, 2022
Classic black metal, cold heavy and melodic too… good black metal here

Terrible Sickness
Release title: Flesh for the Insatiable
Label: Black Sunset
Release date: 18 November 2022
Good ol Brutal death metal, classic with a bit of a heavy thrash groove too

Runamok
Release title: The Clown Brigade
Label: Self-Released
Release Date: 25-11-2022
Classic metal, a bit thrashy, probably similar to Annihilator musically… cool stuff

New Stuff This Week… 11/21/2022

Blackrain
Untamed
(SPV/Steamhammer)
Classic metal, straight up hard rockin’ stuff

Leather
We Are the Chosen
(S PV/Steamhammer)
Old school thrashy classic metal,

Threshold
Dividing Lines
Label: Nuclear Blast Records
Release Date: 18 Nov. 2022
Solid prog metal leaning more on the melodic and kind of modern metal with a little electronic/industrial-ish feel too

Immortal Guardian
Perfect Person (single)
M-Theory Audio
21 October 2022
Another new single, pretty melodic and a bit technical as it gets deeper, probably leaning a bit power metal vocally, but prog metal musically. cool stuff.

Catalyst
A Different Painting For A New World
Non Serviam
Release date: Friday, October 14th 2022
Technical and brutal death metal, with a smidge of some blackened death. BRUTAL! Good stuff

RADIO: Judicator
The Majesty of Decay
Prosthetic Records
25 November 2022
Third single… this one has more of a Blind Guardian feel… heavy, technical, power/prog metal too… need more!!

Lord of The Lost
Die Tomorrow (Deluxe Edition)
Out Of Line Music
A little goth (vox), melodic groovin’ music, probably falling into a modern metal sound.

SpiritWorld
DEATHWESTERN
Century Media Records
Nice heavy grooves, catchy kind of thrash, just overall good metal.

Lee Aaron
Elevate
Metalville Records
Classic rock with female vox, pretty straightforward rock.

The Last Ten Seconds Of Life
Disquisition Of An Execution
Unique Leader Records
BRUTAL Technical death with just a punishing sound. Cool!

GRAVE OF SACRIFICE
Land Of Decay EP
Wormholedeath
November 18th, 2022
Melodic death, leaning more on the death metal with a nice heavy catchy groove.

WHIRLWIND
1714
Fighter records
November 22nd, 2022
Classic metal with a good thrashy sound. Cool stuff!!

Aviscerus
Release title: Visceral Depths
Label: Self-Released
Release Date: 22-11-2022
Death Metal with a bit of a progressive death thing going… and yeah, headbanging grooves while still being heavy.

Wheel
Rumination
Inside Out Music
11/23
Melodic prog-rock, one of the three tracks has a little metal edge, maybe a little Tool-ish… the other two are pretty chill.

Lucifericon
The Warlock of Da’ath
Invictus Productions
25 November 2022
Blackened death metal, good stuff.

OFERMOD
Ofermodian Litanies
Shadow Records / Regain Records
25 November 2022
More traditional black metal, cold guitars, shrieking screams with a melodic base and a heavier edge

Ciminero
Album: Shadows Digging the Grave
Label: Argonauta Records
Release date: November 25th, 2022
Laid back doom rock.

Katapult
Play Stupid Games, Win Stupid Prizes
Discouraged Records
25 November 2022
This has a bit of a hardcore punky thrash side with a little melodic thing too

Black Beast (Finland)
Arctic Darkness
Primitive Reaction
25 November 2022
Classic black metal. Cold sound, harsh vox, a bit creepy, but a good catchy melodic thing going on too.

In The Woods…
Diversum
Soulseller Records
25 November 2022
Rolling up the doom and a little melodic death, clean vox, mostly staying melodic and doom and mayble a tiny blackened death thing when it gets heavier.

The Riven
Peace and Conflict
The Sign Records
25 November 2022
Old school sounding doom/stoner with clean vox and a basic straightforward sound

Hibernus Mortis
The Monoliths of Cursed Slumber CD/LP/TAPE
Blood Harvest
25 November 2022
Brutal death metal with a little black metal evilnes

Extirpation (Italy)
The Endless Storm
Chaos Records
25 November 2022
CLassic sounding Black metal

Karg
Resignation
AOP Records
25 November 2022
A bit doom/dark melodic metal, some full on black metal, a kind of epic yet dark and depressing sound… going from light to heavy… also, long tracks!

KNIM
WHEN A STAR FALLS
LABEL: INDEPENDENT RELEASE
RELEASE DATE: NOVEMBER 25th 2022
This would fall into a prog metal category, light and melodic in parts, then the heavier stuff has a bit of a Tool-like groove and vibe…

Sépulcre
Cursed Ways of Sheol
Invictus Productions
25 November 2022
Brutal black metal? It’s got the black metal thing going on and a brutal death thing too. Cool stuff.

TERRÖRHAMMER
Gateways To Hades
Osmose Productions
25 November 2022
Nice catchy thrash with gritty edge to it. Good stuff!!

THE WOLVES OF AVALON
Y GODODDIN
LABEL: GODREAH RECORDS
RELEASE DATE: NOVEMBER 25th 2022
This has melodic music, kind of thrashy, also a bit of a black metal thing, and some doomy prog-ish rock… overall with all of the dynamics it’d fall for me into the progressive metal area… with a little raw production

VENGEUR
Par Feu et Par Flammes
I, Voidhanger Records
25 November 2022
This is a kind of industrial noise type thing

Anomaly
Somewhere Within The Pines
Self-Release
25 November 2022
Seems like this is the week for stuff that’s light and laid back then gets into some full on black/death metal. Decent stuff, probably hitting the melodic death box.

Mycelium
Mycoticism (Disseminating the Propagules) CD/LP/TAPE
Blood Harvest
25 November 2022
Full on brutal and gritty death metal. cool .

Alienatör
Regrets – Out Nov 25th
Self-Release
25 November 2022
A little thrash, some groovin’ parts, harsh vox, and a bit of a stoner metal thing going on. cool stuff.

Rienaus
Luciferille
KVLT
25 November 2022
Melodic blackened death, eh, probably more just deathmetal. decent stuff.

Tyrannosatan
“Katakombernas Kakofoni”
Jawbreaker Records.
A gritty death/black/thrash thing, probably living more in the black metal zone.

Doomsday
Depictions Of Chaos
Creator Destructor
Release date: Friday, November 18th 2022
A sort of hardcore thrashy thing, catchy and heavy

PUSCIFER
V Is For Versatile
[Self-Released]
Reworked stuff from their early days

Soul Grinder
Release title: Anthems From The Abyss
Label: MDD Records
Release date: 11 November 2022
Here’s some heavy and technical death metal, brutal vox and drums, catchy riffs and clean production. Cool stuff!

Void Moon
Release title: Waste of Mind
Label: Obelisk Polaris Productions
Release Date: 11-11-2022
A single 20 minute doom track

Blood and Brutality
EP Title: Life Support
Release Date: November 14, 2022 (Digital and CD)
Label: Blood and Brutality Records
A bit thrashy and melodic with harsh vox

Malist
Release title: As I Become Darkness
Label: Northern Silence Productions
Release Date: 11-11-2022
Classic full on black metal. Good production though

U.D.O.
The Legacy [Best Of]
AFM Records
18 November 2022
Best of UDO! You know what you’re getting here. \m/

Mind Erasure
CONNIVE
Self Released
Melodic death, a bit on the prog side of things, a lot going on, heavy parts, melodic softer parts, black metal parts, and it’s all good.

Signs Preyer
Release title: III
Label: Self-Released
Release Date: 12-11-2022
Taking a bit of stoner, doom, classic metal, groovin’ stuff… alright

Saint Asonia
Extrovert
Spinefarm
Release: 18 November 2022
Modern metal, melodic clean vox,

New Stuff This Week… 11/14/2022

DEVIN TOWNSEND
LIGHTWORK
INSIDEOUT MUSIC
This one is a bit laid back and more atmospheric, more light and pop-rock-ish… which is what he set out to do

200 Stab Wounds
Masters of Morbidity
Metal Blade Records
11 November 2022
A new signing… good crunchy and brutal death metal

Obituary
“The Wrong Time”
(Relapse)
100% classic Obituary… meaty as hell riffs, scrwoly vox and headbanging beats! Great single!

Candlemass
Sweet Evil Sun
(Napalm)
Good ol doom, clean vox, solid melodies and atmosphere too!

League of Distortion
League of Distortion
(Napalm)
Modern metal with a wall of sound with a bit of electronic sound too

Amberian Dawn
Take A Chance
(Napalm)
All Abba covers, while adding a little metal edge, they are pretty straightforward covers with female vocals and stuff. Fun!

L.S. Dunes
Past Lives
(Fantasy/Concord)
Here’s some modern metal, female fronted, a little doom-ish, melodic and catchy, and a bit alt-rockish as well.

CONQUEST
“MAN ON THE SILVER MOUNTAIN”
Darkstart Records
Obviously a cover of the Rainbow classic, a pretty straightforward cover, not straying too far

NITA STRAUSS
“The Wolf You Feed” ft. Alissa White-Gluz
Sumerian
Catchy guitar, harsh and clean vox, kind of a groove/melodic death sound musically… cool stuff!!

Carnal Savagery
Worm Eaten
Moribund Records
Groovin’ and a bit sludgy/stoner-ish sounding death metal. Big doomy riffs, death metal beats, grooves, and vox! cool stuff.

Tallah
The Generation Of Danger
Earache Records
Taking it up another notch… Groove/nu-metal sound, a bit of Slipknot, but a bit more deathcore-ish with even a bit of melody too. Cool stuff.

Kingsphere
Release title: Enigmatic
Label: Self-Released
Release Date: 07-10-2022
Metalcore and melodic death with a bit of electronic

He is Legend
Endless Hallway
Spinefarm
11 November 2022
A sort of technical modern metal, I’d say comparable to a Mastodon with a metalcore feel too with clean and harsh vox.

DESECRATE THE FAITH
III
LABEL: COMATOSE MUSIC
RELEASE DATE: NOVEMBER 18th 2022
Brutal and fast/heavy death metal. good stuff as usual from Comatonse

Kill Ritual
Kill Star Black Mark Dead Hand Pierced Heart
Massacre Records
18 November 2022
Some just straight up classic metal. Good catchy grooves.

Jaded Heart
Heart Attack
Massacre Records
18 November 2022
Here’s some classic metal, a bit more of a melodic maybe AOR type stuff.

Blood Of The Wolf
IV: The Declaration Of War Eternal
Horror Pain Gore Death Productions
November 18th
Wall of sound brutal blackened death metal. A fast heavy thing going on with machine gun fire drumming, a bit of a melodic groove (while being brootal too!) cool stuff.

Digir Gidim
The Celestial Macrocosmic Scale and The Shimmering Path of the Supreme Regulator
ATMF
18 November 2022
Four 11+ minute tracks of kind of post black metal/classic black metal type stuff.

7MND
Cataclysm – Out Nov 18
Wall of Sounds Records
18 November 2022
A bit prog, some electronic, post-metal/doom type stuff. Doesn’t really get going enough for me.

Sword
III
Massacre Records
18 November 2022
Classic metal with catchy riffs and solid grooves, a pinch of a stoner metal, but maybe more of a Dio sound vocally too. Cool stuff.

CRITICAL EXTRAVASATION
Order of Decadence
Redefining Darkness Records
18 November 2022
I’d say this is a blackended thrash… primarly a nice gallopy thrash sound with a little black metal vocal extremeness. Cool.

Qrixkuor
Zoetrope
Invictus Productions / Dark Descent
18 November 2022
A single 26+ minute track of black metal/progressive wall of post metal sound

Witchunter
Metal Dream
Dying Victims Productions
Nov 18
Classic metal, a little thrashy, clean vox, decent.

Scars of the Flesh
In Darkness Alone
Self-Release
18 November 2022
Here is some blackened thrashy/death metal, some decent grooves and a bit of a melodic death thing too. Cool stuff.

Mythosphere
Pathological
Cruz Del Sur Music
18 November 2022
Melodic classic metal, clean vox, a little downtempo groove, maybe a little doomy because of that

This Is The Last Time
Acclimation
Self-Release / Here is Nowhere / Dead Red Queen / Drown Within
18 November 2022
Melodic blackened progressive doom-ish with some dynamics going from some traditional black metal to some just post metal doom too. four 7+minute tracks.

AMON ACID
Cosmogony
Helter Skelter Productions / Regain Records
18 November 2022
Straight up doom going on here, fuzzy distorted guitars, downtempo grooves…

MMXX
Sacred Cargo
Candlelight
11 November 2022
Overall some doom, maybe a smidge gothy

Crest
Riptide
Record label: Inverse Records
Release Date: November 18th 2022
They call this “Hawaiicore” not sure what that means, but it is mostly metalcore with some decent melodies and catchiness.

Omnifariam
The Summoning
Self-released
18 November 2022
Black metal with a melodic death thing, pretty good gritty stuff.

Void Cruiser
Album: Call of the Void
Label: Argonauta Records
Release date: November 11th, 2022
Kind of a doomy stoner rock.

Féleth
Divine Blight
Rob Mules Records
11 November 2022
Thrashy melodic death pushing a little into some black metal too. Cool stuff!

Sweet Cobra
Threes
Hawthorne Street Records and Pax Aeternum.
Release date: Friday, November 11th 2022
This is a kind of grungy stoner rock.

Orbiter
Head Wounds
Salvaged
Release date: Friday, November 11th 2022
Here’s some doomy fuzz rock.

Vittra
Blasphemy Blues
Self Released
Release date: Friday, November 11th 2022
Blackened death with a catchy melodic thrash thing going on. cool stuff!!

Zeke Sky
Intergalactic Demon King
Atomic Fire
Release date: Friday, November 11th 2022
Kind of a classic metal, catchy, clean vox, a little thrashy, mostly prog metal ish. Kinda cool.

DiGregorio
Release title: House of Gregory, Chapter 2
Label: Self-Released
Release Date: 12-08-2022
Symphonic Metal with mostly a power metal thing happening.

Dune Sea
Orbital Distortion
All Good Clean Records
11 November 2022
Stoner metal with a catchy groove going on, vocals are a bit atmospheric.

New Stuff This Week…11/7/2022

DREAMS OF VENUS
Cause of Death
Dyamond Roxx & Hellven Records
4 November 2022
Some jammin’ bluesy hard rock type stuff going on .

Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs
“Mr Medicine”
(Missing Piece)
Definitely the most fun band name of the week. This is a single of some fuzzy stoner metl

Warkings
Morgana
(Napalm)
Melodic power metal with some harsh melodic death elements here and there. And there’s just an epic feel here.

PYRAMID
Rage
Sleaszy Rider Records
Release Date: 4 November 2022
Prog metal… this band is the Bass player Lance Sawyer’s project, he writes everything, plays bass and hires everyone… Ripper Owens on vox, and it’s a good solid prog metal thing

LOKURAH
Release title: DISTORTED TRUTH
Label: CRIMSON PRODUCTIONS
Release Date: 04-11-2022
This is pretty cool, has a sort of brutal thrashy sound with some melodic stuff going on, harsh and clean vox, I’d say it’s melodic death, but it’s not quite as polished… pretty cool stuff!

BLACK ANVIL
Regenesis
Season of Mist
4 November 2022
A black metal thing happening with some melodic doomy grooves too. great stuff!

Ingested
Ashes Lie Still
Metal Blade Records
4 November 2022
Melodic death/deathcore happening here, some good blackened death brutality with a bit of a melodic base… great stuff!

Leatherwolf
Kill The Hunted
N.I.L.8. Records
classic hard rock/metal, good and steady!

Bonecarver
Carnage Funeral
Unique Leader Records
Brutal technical death metal! and throw in a little Epicness too

R.A.M.B.O.
Defy Extinction
Relapse
Release date: Friday, November 4th 2022
Punky metal with a little thrashy metalcore too

Epica
The Alchemy Project
Atomic Fire Records
The band lives up to their name! Big Epic sounds, symphonic, the first track (featuring fleshgod apocalypse) starting off sounding more like Dimmu Borgir than anything! And of course you get the clean vox too… it’s just cool how they can do this and make it work.

Seventh Station
Heal The Unhealed – Out Nov 7th
Self-Release
7 November 2022
Solid prog metal checking off the boxes of what makes prog metal cool, technicality, complexity, keeping it different and interesting and yeah, heavy catchy stuff too.

Aittala
Live to Regret – Out Nov 7
Exitus Stratgem Records
7 November 2022
Cool straight up doomy classic metal, Trouble-esque riffage and groove

BRKN Love
Black Box
Spinefarm
4 November 2022
Kind of a catchy good ol new hard rock thing. Nice and distorted fuzzy guitars, clean vox, toe tappin’ head bobbin’ rock.

False Figure
Castigations
Transylvanian Recordings
Release date: Tuesday, November 1st 2022
Kind of a surf sounding doomy alternative hard rock.

LORD OF HORNS
Album: The Forest At Dusk
Label: Sliptrick Records
Release date: November 8th, 2022
I really don’t like to write bad things about stuff I get in the mail and take the time to download and tag and type this up… but really? I think the tape head on the cd player clogged up and this noise came out. ugh. sorry!

Casket Robbery
Rituals of Death
Blood Blast Distribution
11 November 2022
A little biased since this band is from around here, but man, this is brutal and slays!

Xentrix
Seven Words
Listenable Records
11 November 2022
Yeah that Xentrix, for a long time the only metal band that I could come up with that started with an X, which was always a great classic thrash band. This is their second album since returning from a long hiatus

Scattered Storm
In this Dying Sun – Out Nov 11th
Blood Blast Distribution
11 November 2022
A bit sludge, a bit death metal, some prog, groove metal, lots of different things going on, pretty cool

BIWO
Life And Death
Self Released
Nov. 11
Just some just “metal” or maybe hard rock. a little groove, maybe stoner-ish, a bit blues/grungy, clean vox.

Lamentations
Passion Of Depression
Willowtip Records
11 November 2022
This label seems to always have decent stuff. This is melodic death, harsh vox, but musically there’s a chill melodic thing going on… full on death metal, laid back parts and brutal melodies! hah. Great stuff.

Encryptment
Dödens födsel
Nuclear Winter
11 November 2022
Wall of blackened death metal sound… pretty cool stuff

SPIDER GOD
FLY IN THE TRAP
LABEL: REPOSE RECORDS
RELEASE DATE: NOVEMBER 11th 2022
Black metal with a little groovn goin on, almost a super speedy thrash and headbangin goodness

Aldaaron
Album: Arcane Mountain Cult
Label: Paragon Records
Release date: November 11, 2022
Straight up black metal, melodic and cold.

BARK
Rambler Of Aeons
Listenable Records
11 November 2022
Heavy, thrashy, melodic with some grit and harsh-ish vox, a little bit of a viking metal feel.

Monster Magnet
Test Patterns: Vol. 1
God Unknown Records
11 November 2022
Two super long halves of lo-fi jams from the early days of the band

SNIPERS OF BABEL
“Gabriel”
Horror Pain Gore Death
Nov 11
Groovin’ death metal with a prog/technical element happening

KAMPFAR
Til klovers takt
Indie Recordings
11 November 2022
Mostly a wall of sound black metal with some down tempo doom too… otherwise pretty much fast black metal stuff. decent

DETHEROUS
Unrelenting Malevolence
Redefining Darkness Records
11 November 2022
A bit thrash, some death metal, a little deathcore, but overall a bit brutal and catchy too with some grooves too… good stuff.

Devilpriest
Album: In Repugnant Abortion
Label: Odium Records
Release date: November 12, 2022
Brutal death metal with some blackened death stuff too.. pretty cool stuff!

Inverted Matter
Harbinger
Avantgarde Music / Unorthodox Emanations
November 11th, 2022
Death metal, brutal vox, music has some catchy grooves, overall a bit sludgy

RAVENOIR
In the Womb of Sin
Self Released
blackened death metal with some thrashy heaviness. Cool stuff

Morbikon
Ov Mournful Twilight
Tankcrimes
10/28
Here’s some blackened death, had a catchy heavy thrashy thing going on, pretty cool!!

Anima Morte
Serpents In The Fields Of Sleep
Release date: Friday, October 28th 2022
Progressive instrumental rock, some cool heavy moments, I’m a prog fan so it’s pretty cool.

Void Cruiser
Album: Call of the Void
Label: Argonauta Records
Release date: November 11th, 2022
Heavier hard rock with a bit of a psychedelic doomy stoner sound. Decent.

Raster Density
Apothecary’s Tome ov Depravity and Filth
Record label: Inverse Records
Release Date: October 28th 2022
Technical and brutal death metal, great stuff!

Goatburner
Release title: Danger EP
Label: Self-Released
Straight up brutal Death metal

Godless Angel
Release title: Year Ten
Label: Atomic Zombie Records
Release Date: 28-10-2022
Raw metal with a little bit of it all, doom, thrash, and it’s a bit raw.

EVILLUTION
Elements of Genocide
Label: FIRECUM RECORDS
Release date: 31/10/2022
Some kinda classic sounding thrash with a heavier edge… cool stuff.

Blood of Angels
Release title: Spillage
Label: Biohazardous Records
Release Date: 31-10-2022
Brutal death metal with some more screamed/growly vox, not quite down to cookie monster (the music sound like it would have cookie monster vox)

Frank Bello
THEN I’M GONE
Rare Bird
Straight forward rock stuff.

Mandragora Thuringia
Release title: Rex Silvarum
Label: MDD Records
Release date: 04 November 2022
Epic Folk Metal, as with most of this genre some good heavier parts, some sound more like power metal with a basic metal thing going on and always a fiddle or hurdy gurdy or some flutey thing… or symphonic synth stuff… this ticks those boxes, and it’s decent stuff.