New Stuff This Week… 8/9/2021

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Aug 092021
 

TesseracT
“Tourniquet”
KSCOPE
Djenty modern prog

Black Satellite
“Sonne”
Self Released
Rammstein cover… pretty straightforward

Unto Others
“Downtown”
Roadrunner
Melodic death/gothy doom… A little bit of a Moonspell/Amorphis/Volbeat vibe.

ALIEN WEAPONRY
“Buried Underground”
Napalm
Groovin’ catchy modern metal stuff… good

Wolves In The Throne Room
“Primal Chasm (Gift of Fire)”
Relapse
Melodic doomy black metal… cool stuff.

Gama Bomb
Thunder Over London
Prosthetic Records
6 August 2021
New 3 song ep of some of the coolest catchiest modern thrash out there!

Wormwitch
Wolf Hex (radio promo)
Prosthetic Records
27 August 2021
I’d throw this in a black n roll pile… some cool doomy groovin’ metal with black metal harshness cool stuff.

Cognizance
Upheaval
Prosthetic Records
24 September 2021
Melodic deathcore, catchy, heavy, techincal… cool stuff!

The Ugly Kings
Strange Strange Times
Napalm Records
A bit stoner metal, a little grungy and melodic and pinch of goth.

Destruction
Live Attack
Napalm Records
Live album/dvd, the single I have for “Reject Emotions” sounds good, almost studio quality as it was recorded from a live stream during the pandemic

Lorna Shore
…And I Return To Nothingness
Century Media Records
Epic/symphonic blackened technical death/metalcore, yeah that’s a lot of sub-genres for one song even, but it really does have it all… and brutal and melodic too. wowza

Slaughter To Previal
Kostolom
Sumerian Records
Brutal deathcore… leaning heavy on the brutal, and a cool heavy groove. Great stuff

FULL OF HELL
“Industrial Messiah Complex”
Relapse
Brutal, grindy sludgy metal… production is a bit muddy, but that makes it more Tr00, right?

Alchemy of Flesh
Ageless Abominations
Redefining Darkness Records
13 August 2021
I’d have to put this in technical death metal… Lots of brutal playing, riffs, vox, drumming yet with a dynamic that throws prog metal into the fray.

Vaelmyst
Secrypts of the Egochasm
Self-Release
13 August 2021
CLassic melodic black metal which gets heavy and brutal too.

INFEX
Burning in Exile
Self-Release
13 August 2021
Here’s some modern thrash, vox are a little harsh, a solid meaty catchy groove Good stuff!

Fleshbore
Embers Gathering
Innerstrength Records
13 August 2021
Brutal death metal, a bit catchy and technical… good crisp production.

Rebel Priest
Lost In Tokyo
Batcave Records
13 August 2021
Crusty classic metal “hair metal-ish”

Vader
De Profundis
Genre: Death Metal
Label: Nuclear Blast Records
Release Date: 30 July 2021
Long out of print, Vader’s 25 year old 2nd album is now remastered and reissued! They were so far ahead of their time… some cool classic blackened death

Sky Crypt
Incipit Anarchia: Eternity
Self Released
12/29/2020
Some basic blackened death, a bit technical, a little thrashy base, but vox are harsh and black metal-ish and some melodic death stuff going on too.

Son of Sam
And the Monster Awoke…
Self-released
11 June 2021
A bit thrashy, classic metal and a bit melodic death too, cool stuff.

Artist: Stozhar
Album: Dukhom svobody, razryvaia okovy
Label: Stygian Crypt Productions
Release date: August 4, 2021
Folk metal with an epic melodic death thing going on too.

CHAMBER OF UNLIGHT
Realm of the Night (CD, LP)
Werewolf
13 August 2021
Groovin’ catchy old school sounding black metal.. decent stuff!

New Stuff This Week… 8/2/2021

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Aug 022021
 


Imonolith
”Army of Me”
Self Released
A cover of the Bjork song, done in a pretty straightforward modern groove metal style…

The Five Hundred
A World On Fire
Long Branch Records
Melodic modern metal with a harsh vox edge

Coheed and Cambria
“Shoulders”
Roadrunner
New single, melodic, catchy, and a bit of a noisy prog sound. neat stuff.

Axel Rudi Pell
Diamonds Unlocked II
SPV/ Steamhammer
Covers album of some classics from Abba to Sammy Hagar

Rivers of Nihil
Clean – radio single
Metal Blade Records
24 September 2021
Technical, proggish, brutal, melodic… yeah!

Nytt Land
Ritual
Napalm Records
Mainly chanting and tribal folky sounds… not quite really metal at all…

Imminence
Temptation (Single)
Arising Empire Records
Metalcore, heavy djenty brutal parts, breakdown, and a bit of an atmospheric melodic chorus spot too

Pistols At Dawn
Nocturnal Youth
JFL Entertainment
Straight up modern “solid rock” type new metal. Melodic with a little edge

I The Nihilist
Wonderlust (Single)
Nihilist Entertainment
Metacore with a djent thing going on. A modern melodic and emo-type vox clean sound mixed in with the shouts

PRAISE THE PLAGUE
The Obsidian Gate
Lifeforce
July 31
A sort of brutal blackened death leaning more towards black metal

Ixtlahuac
Teyacanilitztli Nahualli LP
Nuclear War Now! Productions
1 August 2021
Old school black metal, a little lo-fi, but a bit of a down tempo thing too

Kevin Parallax
Perplexing Emotions
Independent
1 August 2021
Instrumental metal with a deathy heavy groove… heavy prog metal, great stuff on this single.

Vassago (Sweden)
Storm of Satan
Nuclear War Now! Productions
1 August 2021
Brutal melodic blackened death. And, each song title has “Satan” in it.

April 21st
Courage Is Born from Fear
Eclipse
August 2, 2021
Technical metalcore type stuff. Mostly on the heavy side, but a bit of a melodic clean “modern metal” sound for the choruses.

Artist: Mothman and The Thunderbirds
Album: Into the Instrumentals (EP)
Self Released
Release Date: August 3rd, 2021
Mostly instrumental prog rock/metal. Catchy straightforward songs… cool stuff.

GRISLY
Salting the Earth
Xtreem Records
3 August 2021
The name says it all, a groovin’ death metal with a grisly gritty tone. Brutal doomy grooves too

Graveyard Shifters
Head Turns First, Eyes Follow…
Self-Release
5 August 2021
Punked up groovin’ hard rock/metal

Crypt Crawler
Future Usurper
Bitter Loss
6 August 2021
Here’s some good thrashy death metal, solid production, grooves and heaviness all around. Cool stuff!!

Perilaxe Occlusion
Raytraces of Death 12″ MLP
Blood Harvest
6 August 2021
A good mix of classic death metal and black metal cold brutally. Cool stuff

Ashen (Australia)
Godless Oath
Bitter Loss
6 August 2021
Brutal death metal with a bit of technicality… good stuff !!

Decrepisy
Emetic Communion
Chaos Records / Life After Death / Seed of Doom
6 August 2021
Gritty and brutal death metal with a pinch of black metal evilness.

RiseuP
Destructive Machine’s Chilling Time 3:27
Eclipse Records
6 August 2021
Deathing groove metal with a hardcore/metalcore thing going on too.

Wald Krypta
Possessed by Nothingness
Eternal Death
6 August 2021
Extreme lo-fi black metal.

VRIESS
Vriess
XENOKORP Militia Series
6 August 2021
Straight up blackened death metal, harsh vox, fast and furious playing. good stuff.

Baxaxaxa
Catacomb Cult
The Sinister Flame
6 August 2021
Old school black metal, with some doomy grooves, good melodies and production make it not just cold meedly blast beats… good stuff.

March In Arms
Pulse Of The Daring
RFL Records
July 2, 2021
Fairly straighforward Power Metal, more leaning towards a standard classic metal type thing

Planet Of The Dead
Pilgrims
Self-Released
23 July 2021
Doomy, stoner metal, where when it does get heavier, pushing into some Entombed-like stuff.

Marta Gabriel
Metal Queens
Listenable Records
30 July 2021
This is the front woman from Crystal Viper with a solo album now of classic metal doing covers of female fronted metal bands… cool stuff.

Dragons Kiss
Barbarians of the Wasteland
Firecum Records
26 July 2021
Fairly straightforward “metal” with a bit of an edge vocally. decent stuff.

Ellimist
Ellimist
Self Released
7/31
Technical blackened death with a dose of prog… pretty cool stuff.

Dantalion
Time to Pass Away
Darkwoods
7/31
Mostly a classic black metal sound, some meedly guitars and harsh evil vox. Not too bad!

New Stuff This Week… 7/26/2021

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Jul 262021
 

Tragedy
Disco Balls To The Wall
Napalm Records
Metal-ized versions of cheesey 70’s disco stuff.. .awesome… my sampler has “Stayin’ Alive” and “Sweet Caroline”

BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME
REVOLUTION IN LIMBO (single)
Sumerian
New Single.. this one clocking in at 9min.. starts off prog metal as hell and kicking into harsh vox with fast and furious technical metal, there doesn’t seem to be another band out there doing what these guys can do. Yeah, some are close, but the game is just upped every time. Great track here.

Erdve
Savigaila
Season of Mist
23 July 2021
Gritty, dark sludgy hardcore

Band of Bastards
DELETE. REPEAT.
Redacted Records/SilverDoor Music
23 July 2021
Punky hardcore, short songs

Attack Of The Rising
Game Changer
Weapon Records/Vanity Music
PRetty cool straight up classic metal, a pinch of thrash, some Priest/Maiden vibes too.

Dee Snider
Leave A Scar
Napalm Records
As with his last solo album, some great classic catchy groovin’ metal!

Ingested
The Surreption II
Unique Leader Records
Technical, brutal death metal, great stuff!

Godslave
Positive Aggressive
Metalville Records
Classic thrash with a heavy catchy edge, vox go from screamy clean vox to some epic high screams too… great stuff here too! (reminds me a little of Exodus musically)

Mordred
The Dark Parade
M-Theory Audio
Groovin’ and catchy, thrashy-ish in parts, and getting a little into their funky unique (dj scratch) grooves in this too… Cool stuff.

Four Stroke Baron
Classics (Radio promo)
Prosthetic Records
1 October 2021
A bit modern metal, a bit of grunge and a smidge punk. Vox have a goth vibe

Psychomancy
Divine Archetype
Self-released
25 July 2021 | Digital, CD
Symphonic/melodic death metal with a pinch of black metal harshness, some cool catchy grooves too. Cool stuff!

FULANNO (Ita)
Hash Negro en las Misas Funebres (Black Hash at Funeral Masses)
Helter Skelter / Regain Records
26 July 2021
Sludgey and doom post-metal

Hexorcist
Evil Reaping Death
Memento Mori / Unholy Prophecies / Godz ov War
26 July 2021
Brutal blackened death metal, lots of black metal coldness and blast beasts and coldness with the brutality of some death metal too

Stress Angel
Bursting Church
Dying Victims Productions
July 30
This has a melodic classic metal feel with harsh vox giving it a pinch of a black/death metal sound.

EXPUNGED
Into Never Shall (CD, LP)
Hells Headbangers
30 July 2021
Gore/grind death metal. Decent stuff.

Galvanizer
Prying Sight of Imperception
Me Saco Un Ojo / Everlasting Spew
26 July 2021
Good ol classic gritty death metal, great grooves and brutality

LUNAR FUNERAL(Rus)
Road to Siberia
Helter Skelter / Regain Records
28 July 2021
Here’s some bluesy psychedelic doom rock.

Karloff
The Appearing
Dying Victims Productions
July 30
A bit of a doomy thrash

I Shalt Become
Wanderings
Moribund Records
30 July 2021
Old school down tempo black metal type stuff, cold dark and doomy, probably pushing into post-metal drony territory

Lekamen Illusionen Kallet (LIK)
Avgrundspoetens Flamma
Moribund Records
30 July 2021
Some folky/doomy metal with a little black metal coldness

Dark Psychosis
Obsessed By Shadows
Moribund Records
30 July 2021
Raw death metal with an old school thrash

PARRILLA
FEMME FATALE: ENSNARED BY VENUS
LABEL: INDEPENDENT RELEASE
RELEASE DATE: JULY 30th 2021
Noise/industrial with a little death metal vox here and there

ARNA
Dragged to a Lunar Grave
Signal Rex
30 July 2021
Classic black metal with a bit of melodic groove

PARALLAX
Awaken
Independent
30 July 2021
Here’s some hardcore/metalcore sounding stuff with a downtempo groove

SHRIEKING DEMONS
Diabolical Regurgitations
Caligari Records
30 July 2021
Death metal but with a kind of stoner death and roll sound, and a more black metal vocal echoey grownly scream. Cool groovin’ stuff.

Nuclear Revenge
Dawn of the Primitive Age
Helldprod Records
30 July 2021
We heavy blackened thrash in the traditional sense.. a very thrashy base taken to a black metal extreme with harsh vox and cold-ish guitars… great stuff with melody too!

Fate’s Hand
Fate’s Hand
Dying Victims Productions
July 30
A bit of a classic melodic metal pushing a little into thrash… clean vox

Brilliant Coldness
The Ultimate Dream. Plan B: Disposal Of Humanity
Dead Center Productions
July 30th, 2021
Technical Death Metal with a brutal groovin’ sound. catchy cool stuff!

Covered In Sores
Civilian Casualties
HPGD
July 30
Brutal death metal, quick short songs, with a pinch of black metal harshness

NIGRUM PLUVIAM
Eternal Fall Into the Abyss
Signal Rex
30 July 2021
Lo fi black metal. meh

MOON REAPER
DESCENT
LABEL: INDEPENDENT RELEASE
RELEASE DATE: JULY 30th 2021
Deathy doom, down tempo, harsh vox, clean in some spots, melodic

Release: Dimman
Songs and Tales of Grievance
Record label: Inverse Records
Release Date: July 30th 2021
Melodic death metal with a modern metal prog metal thing happening… harsh vox, clean female vox… Cool stuff!!

Band: Dimentianon
Album: Dreaming Yuggoth
Label: Paragon Records
Release date: July 13th, 2021
Doom! Black metal! Death metal! Dark and brooding, yet cold, dark and evil too

Kade Storm
Ascension
Narcoleptica Productions
Doomy death metal with a seemingly lower budget production.

Release: Callidice
Shades Among Us
Release Date: June 9th 2021
Record label: Inverse Records
Melodic Death Metal with an old school, like In Flames/Dark Tranquillity type sound… great stuff

Incinerate
Back to Reality
Spirit Coffin Publishing
23 July 2021
Thrashy death metal… catchy, grooving and brutal too… cool stuff.

The Cauldron of Darkness
“GENESIS”
Self Released
The band name says it all… a kind of post metal melancholy black-ish metal thing. meh?

Beneath the Void
…into Oblivion
Self Released
June 11th, 2021
Technical Death Metal from Hungary, solid grooves, cookie monster growls and black metal shrieks with fast and furious technical and brutal death metal. cool stuff!

Metalwings
A Whole New Land
Independent Release
June 11, 2021
Epic, progressive, symphonic, power metal type stuff with female vox.

New Stuff This Week… 7/19/2021

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Jul 192021
 

Iron Maiden
The Writing On The Wall
BMG
100% Iron Maiden, a little laid back, but always great to have NEW material instead of the 14th reissue of something!

Judas Priest
The Hellion Electric Eye (Live at The Summit, Houston, 1986)
50 Years of Heavy Metal
Epic
Speaking of reissuing a bunch of stuff.. Priest is coming out with an “everything priest” box set with like 40 some CDs and some unreleased live shows… this track is from one… sounds great!

Bulletproof Messenger
“Round 2”
Self Released
Here’s some modern metal type stuff, catchy and melodic, a bit “solid rock”

BULB
Moderately Fast, Adequately Furious
3DOT Recordings
The Periphery offshoot… instrumental, overall, a bit chill, some heavier moments, but cool diverse guitar work and fairly prog-metal when it gets going

BARBARIAN PROPHECIES
HORIZON
BASE RECORD PRODUCTION
Technical, thrashy and melodic death metal… cool stuff!

BORN OF OSIRIS
ANGEL OR ALIEN
Sumerian
Nice to have new stuff from this band… harsh vox, a melodic heavier death/metalcore thing, a keyboard base to give it a little epic feel

KRASHKARMA
STORM
SPLIT NAIL RECORDS
Modern metal with a melodic metalcore groove nu-metal thing going on

Underoath
Damn Excuses (single)
Fearless
Modern metalcore from these vets, heavier in parts, lots of layers, melodic a little punk too

OPHIDIAN I
Desolate
Season of Mist
16 July 2021
Brutal yet technical melodic death metal… great stuff!

Lee Aaron
Radio On!
Metalville Records
CLassic hard rock with female vox, pretty vanilla and not really all that “metal”

Quicksand
Distant Population
Epitaph Records
90’s grunge/post hardcore band is back with their first album in 5 years, and only their 4th overall. still have that driving grungy guitar with a little hardcore light going on. decent stuff.

Powerwolf
Call Of The Wild
Napalm Records
Epic power metal, catchy, classic, cool and fun

Yngwie Malmsteen
Parabellum
Music Theories/MLG
Pretty much just an all Yngwie project at this point, it is what it is… lots of meedly guitars and that’s what he’s about… production is a little meh, but overall decent.

NECROMANTICAL INVOCATION (gre)
Dogme el Rituel de la Haute Magie
Helter Skelter / Regain Records
24 July 2021
Melodic and a bit epic black metal with some creepy grooves and atmosphere going on.

Hexenklad
Heathenheart – Out July 23
CDN Records
23 July 2021
I’d say overall this is blackened death, leaning more on the cold black metal side of things… decent stuff.

KROSSFYRE
Rites of Extermination (CD, LP)
Hells Headbangers
23 July 2021
Blackened death metal, a bit of a raw, brutality with that cold and punishing black metal sound.

Clouds
Departe
Personal Records
16 July 2021
Longer tracks of atmospheric doomy post-metal.

Oscenrad
Beyond the Fells
Self Released
Progressive and melodic death metal, the closest thing I would compare is to Opeth, a melodic and yeah, almost prog type metal, long instrumental passages and some growled vox. Cool stuff, longer tracks.

Supreme Court
Been a While
Campbell Recordings
2 July 2021
Falling under a good ol generic “metal” genre, catchy grooves, vox aren’t harsh, but aren’t clean, kind of shouty? Decent stuff.

Denial of Death
Unholy Trinity
Self-released
9 July 2021 | Digital, CD
A sort of epic black metal sound, melodic, vox are harsh and operattic… sometimes in harmony with each other making it sound kinda cool actually.

Unrelenting Torment
Cursed By The Witch
Self Released
March 20
Black metal with a kind of classic blast beat, shrieking vox, cold guitars, and some melodic stuff too.

Parasitic Entity
The Self-Aggrandising Lie
Spirit Coffin Publishing
16 July 2021 | CD
technical death metal, musically similar to Death, vox are a bit more on the cookie monster side.

Silent Obsession
Countdown
Self-Released
15 July 2021
Just a little 2 song EP with technical death music, harsh vox.. cool stuff.

VALYEAR
Revolution Fear
Wormholedeath
16 07 2021
Classic metal, clean vox, good groove, catchy with the occasional over the top screams… decent stuff.

Enigmatical
Transmissions
Self-released
7 May 2021 | Digital, CD
Blackened death, with more on the black metal side, a bit of a melodic groove to keep it not full on black metal.

Mask Of Satan
Underneath The Mire
Iron, blood and Death corp.
15 July 2021 | Digital, CD
Basic death metal with some grooves and a little technicality going on too.

Artist: Polars Collide
Album: Grotesque
Self Released
Release date: June 4, 2021
Brutal death metal, yet probably falling into that prog tech death umbrella. Tracks are a little long and have some good grooves too

Interstitia
Hermes Slips The Trap
Pax Aeternum
Release date: Friday, July 16th 2021
Electronic ambient post metal/industrial type stuff.

Weston Super Maim
180-Degree Murder
Dark Trail Records
Release date: Friday, July 16th 2021
Two tracks of deathy grooving metalcore with a bit of a melodic post-metal long interlude in one of the tracks… ok stuff.

FLESHTORTURE
GROTESCA DOCTRINA DE LA PERVERSIDAD (GROTESQUE DOCTRINE OF PERVERSITY)
LABEL: BRUTE! PRODUCTIONS
RELEASE DATE: OUT NOW
Technical, brutal death metal! awesome!

Beyond Grace
Our Kingdom Undone (Radio single)
Prosthetic Records
3 September 2021
Brtual Death metal with a little melodic element, catchy, groovin’ and technical too!

New Stuff This Week… 7/12/2021

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Jul 122021
 

LET US PREY
DEADLIGHT SUNSET (single)
M-THEORY AUDIO
This one has a laid back progressive feel, clean vox, sounds like a drum machine providing the beat… a bit ballad-y

Famous Underground
In My Reflection
Self Released
A bit of a classic metal, a little thrashy, a little bit of Megadeth sound vocally.

TRIVIUM
“In The Court Of The Dragon”
Roadrunner
A new single that doesn’t waste any time getting going… cold start with punishing riffs and screamin’ vox. Heavier than usual… sounding more like shadows fall here than metallica. Cool stuff.

HEADLESS
STREETLIGHT BUZZ
M-THEORY AUDIO
Melodic and classic metal type stuff. clean vox, a little 90’s AOR type sound too.

SHADOWS FALL
OF ONE BLOOD (reissue)
M-THEORY AUDIO
Speaking of Shadows Fall.. after selling out this album on last year’s record store day and the reunion show coming up later this year… the stock is high. I don’t think this is remastered or anything… sounds good though!

GOD FORBID
“DETERMINATION”
M-THEORY AUDIO
Another reissue for M-Theory for an american new wave of metal type band… another good excuse to revisit… I thought they were “ok” back in the day, but looking back, they deserve another listen.

MINISTRY
Good Trouble (single)
Moral Hygiene
Nuclear Blast
A bit more laid back overall, but still a classic Ministry sound, with the megaphone voice guy over classic industrial sound.

Portrait
Phantom Fathomer – radio single
Metal Blade Records
3 September 2021
Classic metal with a Dio-like sound… cool stuff… full album in Sept.

Rising Insane
“Afterglow”
Long Branch Records
Modern metalcore type stuff… Clean emo-ish vox.

Laurenne/Louhimo
The Reckoning
Frontiers Music SRL
Vox from frontwomen of Battle Beast and Smackbound with this heavy classic metal thing with some great dual powerful voices and catchy msuic…

Cognitive
Malevolent Thoughts of a Hastened Extinction
Unique Leader
Crisp brutal heavy death metal. Wall of punishing brutality with great catchy stuff too.

Eradicator
Influence Denied
Metalville Records
Classic thrash sound with a modern just “metal” thing going on, cool stuff!

Wizardthrone
Hypercube Necrodimensions
Napalm Records
Epic thrashy blackened symphonic type stuff… Over the top and awesome!

Die Apokalyptischen Reiter
The Divine Horsemen
Label: Nuclear Blast Records
Release Date: 2 July 2021
Melodic deathy thrash, a bit epic, a bit wall of sound, some symphonic black metal stuff too… cool stuff!

SEVERED BOY
Tragic Encounters
Caligari Records
15 July 2021
Fairly straightforward death metal with black metal stuff going on too.

Black Hosts
Onward into the Abyss
Helldprod Records
15 Jbriuly 2021
A bit black metal with a thrashy sound

Release: Mortyfear
My Dystopia
Release Date: July 15th 2021
Record label: Inverse Records
A bit thrash, some death, a little electronic, experimental, maybe a devin townsend type vibe of progressive weirdness while being heavy Cool stuff

Hell Strike
Hellstrike
Chaos Records
16 July 2021
Pretty straightforward black/death metal… about a 50/50 mix on whether it’s black or death metal

VANDOR
On A Moonlit Night
Scarlet Records
16 July 2021
Epic power metal, and yeah, catchy and heavy in parts, pretty straightforward power metal overall.

Malacoda
The Strain
Self-released
16 July 2021
Pretty straightforward classic metal with a pinch of melodic death (some harsh backup vox) and prog metal too.

SOLAR HAZE
The Solar Age
Metal Assault Records
16 July 2021
Classic metal with a stoner groovin’ vibe. Cool catchy stuff

Band: Underball
Album: The Best Is Yet To Cum
Self Released
Release date: July 16, 2021
A kind of stoner hardcore groove metal… maybe a pinch of thrashy goodness too.

Snogard
Moral Presence, Corrupt Misdeeds
Horror Pain Gore Death
July 16th
Fairly straightforward black metal, cold guitars, pulsing blast beats and devilish shrieky vox.

Paradise Lost
At The Mill
Nuclear Blast
16 July 2021
Live album playing through some songs… I’m been “ok” with this band over the years, so this isn’t jumping at me, but maybe a good reason to give them another try.

New Stuff This Week… 7/5/2021

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Jul 022021
 

WHITE WIZZARD
“FLIGHT OF ICARUS”
M-THEORY AUDIO
Virtual cover of the Iron Maiden classic…

Darkthrone
Eternal Hails
Peaceville Records
New album with an old sound… a basic black metal sound

Within Temptation
Shed My Skin Feat. Annisokay) (Single)
Force Music Recordings
Epic female fronted metal, melodic a bit goth-ish and just their classic sound.

Reverend Jack
A Mile From Home
Resurgence America
Southern hard rockin’ sound with some guest gutiar work from CHris Caffery, Skolnick, Hoekstra on different tracks. Good melodic hooks and a little bluesy metal feel

DemiAura
The Ascendant
Pavement Entertainment
Prog metal with clean female vox, keyboards, good grooves, and some laid back sounds too.

RADIO: DOMINATION CAMPAIGN
Onward to Glory
Prosthetic Records
9 July 2021
Gritty groovin’ death metal

Nocturnal Hollow
Triumphantly Evil
Immortal Souls Productions
4 July 2021
Groovin’ death metal good stuff.

HINSIDES (swe)
Under Betlehems brinnande stjärna
Shadow Records / Regain Records
9 July 2021
Harsh noisy black metal

Psychic Hit
Solutio
Seeing Red Records
9 July 2021
Classic groovin’ stoner metal grooves with a led zep like bluesy hard rock feel.

Mads Christensen
5212 Helvete
Edged Circle
9 July 2021
A sort of classic metal with generally screamed female vox, some saxophone and a little punky vibe

Quixkuor
Poison Palinopsia
Dark Descent Records
9 July 2021
Two 24 min tracks… kind of a melodic death/death metal, a bit of a blackened post metal too.

Scattered Storm
Oblivion (EP) Out July 9 – Blood Blast Distribution
Blood Blast Distribution, powered by Nuclear Blast
9 July 2021
A little progressive death, industrial, groove metal, modern metalcore..lots going on… decent stuff.

Hammers of Misfortune
The Bastard
Cruz Del Sur Music
9 July 2021
Classic metal, progressive, experimental with a little power metal and folk going on too. And even melodic death too

Marras (Finland)
Endtime Sermon
Spread Evil
9 July 2021
Black metal, cold and dark, wall of black metal sound, there’s a decent underlying groove and melody too.

Sacrificial Slabs
Feast for the Crows
Self-Release
11 June 2021
MOstly a kind of brutal death/metalcore with some grooves, and a track or two that really get fast and crazy too.

Band: Sorrow Enthroned
Album: The Grave of Endless Writhing
Self Released
Release date: June 9th 2021
Black/death metal, a bit raw in the production department

Band: Elderblood
Album: Achrony
Label: Drakkar Productions
Release date: July, 9th, 2021
Classic Black metal, but with a bit of a tech/melodic death epicness. Good stuff!

VHF (VINCIGUERRA HOEKSTRA FRANKLIN)
Very High Frequency
Golden Robot Records
25 June 2021
Some big talent on this instrumental album… good stuff, not too crazy in any direction

Band: Leiþa
Album: Sisyphus
Label: Noisebringer Records
Release date: June 25th, 2021
The genre description for this says “Black Metal mixed with progressive riffs and Jazz influences” and I love this, because it describes it very well. the prog and jazz stuff is a very interesting element

ATRIUM
Ancient Spells
Signal Rex
11 June 2021
Old school black metal.

Kings Winter
Edge Of Existence
Self-released
1 May 2021
Clasic metal/power metal with a little bit of prog and a good hard powerful female vocal. cool

SEA MOSQUITO
FIRE, MAGIC & VENOM
LABEL: ONISM PRODUCTIONS
RELEASE DATE: JULY 02nd 2021
One 22 minute song of chaotic sometimes sludgey blackened death

New Stuff This Week… 6/28/2021

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Jun 282021
 

Amenra
De Doorn [Advance Tracks]
Relapse
Dark doomy post-metal type stuff

Fargo
Strangers D’ Amour
SPV/ Steamhammer
Fairly straightforward classic metal with a bit of a Thin Lizzy thing going on

BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME
Fix The Error (single)
COLORS II
Sumerian
8/20/21
Fast, heavy, technical, progressive, you got it all with BTBAM and a bunch of Drum solos in this single featuring one by Mike Portnoy… cool stuff!

Space Chaser
Give Us Life
Metal Blade Records
16 July 2021
Holy crap. You like Kreator? Exodus? Overkill? You will love this band. Catchy classic thrash with that modern technicality and German edge too. Great stuff!!

ABSTRACTED
“WITHER TO DUST”
(M-THEORY AUDIO)
Technical death metal, brutal, fast, thrashy, and yeah, cool stuff!!

At The Gates
A Nightmare Of Being
Century Media Records
Nothing will ever top Slaughter of the Soul, but the “new” era of At the Gates is still as relevant as ever. Catchy and gritty melodic death

Lord of The Lost
Judas
Napalm Records
A bit of a doomy goth power metal

Nanowar of Steel
Italian Folk Metal
Napalm Records
The name of the album kind of says it all.. Italian folk metal with a power metal type thing happening… all done in Italian!

Heavy Metal Addicted
Criminal Ways
Murder Records
30 June 2021
This has a black and roll type thing going on. Mostly a classic thrashy hard rock with a black metal vocal and attitude.

VIRTUAL SYMMETRY
EXOVERSE Live – Out Of The Shadow
Independent
30 June 2021
Live show of this prog/power metal band… good clean anthemic sound

Euthanized
Sanguine Spectacle
Helldprod Records
30 June 2021
a kind of grooving deathy black metal… vox are old black metal style

EVIL IN
AN ETHEREAL FORCE BEYOND
LABEL: INDEPENDENT RELEASE
RELEASE DATE: JULY 1st 2021
A little sludgey in one track, a little thrashy… overall, some gritty death metal.

Mannveira
Vitahringur
Dark Descent Records
2 July 2021
Melodic doomy black metal.

Drawn and Quartered
Congregation Pestilence
Krucyator Productions
2 July 2021
Death metal with some great technicality, brutality and a full wall of sound that’s a bit grindy too… good stuff.

ANTHROPOPHAGUS DEPRAVITY
APOCALYPTO
LABEL: COMATOSE MUSIC
RELEASE DATE: JULY 2nd 2021
Full on brutal death metal… CHUGGA CHUGGA COOOOKIE

Noctambulist
The Barren Form
Willowtip Records
2 July 2021
Blackened death metal, fast and heavy brutality with some harsh and evil balck metal coldness great stuff again from Willowtip!

Hnagash
Ritual Over the Grave
Personal Records
2 July 2021
Brutal death metal with a bit of a black metal vocal style… cool meaty grooves make you want to headbang slowly along

Diabolizer
Khalkedonian Death
Everlasting Spew Records
2 July 2021
Brutal death metal with a little itty bit of black metal attitude.

BURNING DARKNESS
Dödens Makt
Non Serviam Records
2 July 2021
Pretty much blackened death metal ticking all of the boxes… deathy grooves, catchy riffs, cold harsh vox, a kind of meedly guitar with some blast beats too…

RUACH RAAH
Misanthropic Wolfgang
Signal Rex
30 June 2021
Classic raw black metal with a little punked up sound… fast, cold, evil.

Release: Rocking Corpses
Death Blues
Record label: Inverse Records
Release Date: July 2nd 2021
Hard rockin’ metal with a horror metal thing… maybe a rob Zombie catchiness with death metal vox mixed with clean-ish vox too.

Band: Gore Dimension
Album: Ethereal Realm
Label: Coyote Records
Release date: April 10th, 2021
Brutal death metal with a bit of a technical/progressive element too. cool stuff.

Empire of Disease
With All My Hate
Wormholedeath
25 06 2021
Extreme thrash/ groovin’ death metal type stuff? Metalcore? I dunno, good edge, catchy, melodic, probably more of a melodic death/ something core. Good stuff.

Wanderer
Liberation From A Brutalist Existence
Entelodon
Release date: Friday, June 18th 2021
Out of Minneapolis, hardcore/grindcore and yeah, somethingcore… some grooves going on, seemingly technical with a lot going on. Decent stuff. Songs are to the point.

Artist: Grey Skies Fallen
Album: Cold Dead Lands
Label: Paragon Records / Grimm Distribution / More Hate
Release date: April 8th, 2021
Progressive Death/Doom Metal, longer down tempo tracks… dark and evil too.

Hellgrimm
The Hunger
Burning V Records
June 15, 2021
Stoner Rock… female fronted… prettty easy going.

Band: Apogean
Album: Into Madness
Self Released
Release date: June 11th 2021
Technical/melodic progressive death metal. Catchy heavy and interesting! Great stuff!

Kovaa Rasvaa
Tasaluvulla tulevaisuuteen
Svart Records
18 June 2021
A kind of punked up stoner/hardcore with seemingly a black metal attitude.

Eisenkult
…vom Himmel, hoch herab
Purity Through Fire
7 June 2021
Old school classic black metal… cold, harsh, meedly, and melodic

Godhead Machinery
Masquerade Among Gods
Black Lion Records
2 July 2021
Heavy and groovin’ melodic blackened death, 4 song ep, good stuff

Vesicarum
Place Of Anarchy
One Eyed Toad Records
18 June 2021
Doomy death metal, down tempo grooves… pretty cool

Seventh Dimension
Black Sky
Corrupted Records
18 June 2021
Progressive Metal along the lines of Symphony X / Dream Theater, etc Great stuff

Macabre Decay
Into Oblivion
Grind to Death Records
June 18th, 2021
Death metal with a pinch of black metal grit, otherwise, good grooves for headbanging with big catchy riffs.

HEAVY TEMPLE
Lupi Amoris
Magnetic Eye Records
18 June 2021
Groovin’ stoner metal, big riffs

Prayers Of Sanity
Doctrine of Misanthropy
Rastilho Records
25 June 2021
Fast/extreme thrash, vox are Tom Araya-ish… otherwise, pretty good heavy thrash going on.

Witch Vomit
Abhorrent Rapture
20 Buck Spin
Release date: Friday, June 18th 2021
Brutal death metal with some headbanging grooves

Dying Whale
Problem With Immortality
Nefarious Industries
Release date: Friday, June 25th 2021
Technical deathcore, just a couple songs, but decent stuff

Cerebral Rot
Excretion Of Mortality
20 Buck Spin
Release date: Friday, June 25th 2021
Just by the name… you know this is going to be brutal. A bit down tempo, but still 100% brutal and dark.

Inner Missing
Deluge
Inverse Records
Release Date: June 23rd 2021
Goth infused doom, kind of a more dark/doomy Moonspell.

Bong-Ra
Antediluvian
Tartarus Records
25 June 2021
Sludgy doom, and yeah a bit post metal too

New Stuff This Week… 6/21/2021

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Jun 202021
 

CARCASS
Kelly’s Meat Emporium (single)
Nuclear Blast
Shades of Heartwork era Carcass and even a bit of a death and roll punch of Swansong… carcass are firing on all cylinders once again.

TesseracT
“Nocturne”
KSCOPE
Djenty modern metalcore prog type stuff from these guys again… seems a bit more “accessible

Alien Weaponry
“Tangaroa”
Napalm
Groove metal with a modern commercial metal grit

The Day of The Beast
Indisputably Carnivorous
Prosthetic Records
18 June 2021
Thrashy blackened death metal, fast, heavy, catchy, brutal… awesome!

JINJER
“VORTEX”
Napalm
Pretty good par for the course for this band, catchy, brutal, a little djent, progressive even.

The Absence
Choirs of Sickness
M-Theory Audio
June 25
Melodic death metalcore type stuff these guys have always seemed to keep their music a bit closer to the gothenburg sound than some other american metalcore type bands… great stuff.

Hiraes
Solitary
Napalm Records
Here we have some melodic death, a nice groove with some harsh vox and cleaner vox. A bit of a downtempo groove getting into some catchier thrashier stuff too.

Motorhead
No Sleep Til Hammersmith
BMG
More new remastered and re-released motorhead… as Lemmy said, some great rock and roll

Light The Torch
You Will be The Death of Me
Nuclear Blast USA
Howard Jones (formerly of KsE) and his melodic metalcore metal band (formerly known as Devil You Know) are back… good catchy riffs, mix of clean and harsh vox which is nothin’ new… decent stuff.

Crnkshft
Innocence
Independent
Pretty straightforward melodic metalcore type stuff, catchy, clean vox which give it just a good solid “metal” sound which lead into a little growly stuff too

Fractal Universe
The Impassable Horizon
Metal Blade Records
25 June 2021
Progressive metal, a little djent, clean vox, harsh vox too… cool stuf.

LA MERDE
La Vie en Noir
Signal Rex
21 June 2021
Atmospheric and sort of acoustic post metal type stuff

IRAE (Portugal)
Dangerovz Magick Zpells from the Mesziah of Death
Signal Rex
21 June 2021
Classic raw old school black metal.

Beyond Man
Beyond Man
The Sinister Flame
21 June 2021
A bit of a classic black metal sound with a bit of groove and accessibility… it’s not all totally harsh/cold blast beats.

SEANCE OF…
The Colour of Magick
Signal Rex
21 June 2021
A classic melodic black metal sound but add to it a bit of a progressive musical sound with yeah, harsh and cold vox and guitar sounds… decent stuff that stands out a bit.

LORD MORTVM (no)
Diabolical Omen of Hell
Helter Skelter Productions / Regain Records
22 June 2021
A kind of horror/goth/doom thing

Lucifer’s Hammer
The Trip
High Roller Records
25 June 2021
Straightforward classic metal going on here.

Sxuperion
Auscultating Astral Monuments
Bloody Mountain Records
25 June 2021
A sort of brutal blackened death metal. Dark, ominous and yeah, brutal.

Siderean
Lost on Void’s Horizon
Edged Circle
25 June 2021
Here’s a kind of melodic technical /progressive death metal type thing maybe a bit more of a doomy downtempo

Endless Chain
“Forthcoming Past” Out June 25th
Rockshots Records
25 June 2021
A little folk metal, a little just classic melodic doomy/gothy hard rock.

Cathexis
Untethered Abyss
Willowtip Records
25 June 2021
Brutal technical death metal… great stuff.

Artach
Sworn To Avenge – Out June 25th
Depressive Illusions Records
25 June 2021
Black metal with a classic metal groove

Beleth
Silent Genes
Wormholedeath
June 25
Catchy grooving death metal… a cool headbanging thing going on.

Band: Catharsis
Album: Human Failures
Label: Mad Lion Records
Release date: June 25, 2021
I’d say this is melodic death with a bit more of a brutal edge to it, then leaning into prog/tech death too… great stuff!

Devin Townsend
Devolution Series #2 – Galactic Quarantine
InsideOut
Release date: Friday, June 25, 2021
Recorded live virutally to make up for lost tour dates, this is the 2nd in a 4 album series of stuff… #1 was mostly acoustic. This one is mostly heavier stuff including some Strapping Young Lad material. great!

Passéisme
Eminence
Antiq
11 June 2021
Melodic blackened death metal, or deathed blackened metal? There’s about a good 50/50 mix of melodic death/death and a black metal cold and darkness pretty decent.

Across Antarctica
Billions of Miles Along The Endless Dark Ice-Plane
Cataclysmic Metal Records
30 April 2021
A kind of catchy extreme metal/Death metal thing. A bit thrashy in parts too.

Morgarten
Cry of the Lost
Inner Wound Recordings
June 18th, 2021
Melodic blackened death metal with epicness… reminds me a lot of Cradle of Filth with the crisp sound, epic heaviness… cool!

Orphan Donor
Unraveled
Zegema Beach
Release date: Friday, June 11th 2021
Noise / grindy blackened death.

Th?n
Th?n
Eat Lead and Die Music
16 June 2021
Technical, doomy blackened doom type stuff

Release: Mr.maggot
Before the New Dawn
Record label: Self published
Release Date: June 1st 2021
A nu-metal, a little industrial, a bit of a gwar vibe too

TRAGEDY AND TRIUMPH
Where Mountains Rise and Hearts Fall
Black Sunset
18 June 2021
Viking metal with that classic melodic death sound. Good heavy stuff with monster grooves

New Stuff This Week…6/14/2021

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Jun 142021
 

Wolves In The Throne Room
“Mountain Magick”
Relapse
Melodic blackened metal… a classic black metal feel however with a bit more deathy groove and epicness

Amenra
“Voor Immer”
Relapse
Down tempo depressing post metal type doom stuff.

Powerwolf
“Demons Are A Girl’s Best Friend” ft. Alissa White-Gluz
Napalm
Another single from their soon to be released album… this time featuring Arch Enemy front woman with some good harsh fox to go over theis good ol classic metal.

MORDRED
MALIGNANCY
M-THEORY AUDIO
first single from their first full length album in 27 years… this funky fusion/groovin’ thrash band is back! DJ scratching and riffs and all.

Alustrium
Monument to Silence
Unique Leader Records
Technical death metal and yeah, brutal too! Not full on brutal like most stuff has been on this label, but still heavy as hell with a little melody and definately technicality

Helloween
Helloween
Nuclear Blast USA
First album with the “Pumpkins United” lineup. YOu can imagine that it’s epic…it is… from the band that somewhat invented power metal… they still carry the flag!

Subway To Sally
Eisheilige Nacht: Back To Lindenpark
Napalm Records
German melodic folk metal. Epic/orchestral, lots going on

Fear Factory
Aggression Continuum
Nuclear Blast USA
While not in the band anymore, Burton Bell had already laid the vox down for this album, and so far, it’s sure fire classic Fear Factory sound. Looking forward to the rest, but the first two singles sound great (if you’re a FF fan)

Demon Incarnate
Leaves Of Zaqqum
Metalville Records
Groovin’ female fronted stoner-like / grungy metal. Cool stuff.

RADIO: Reaping Asmodeia
Day 69 (Cover single)
Prosthetic Records
4 June 2021
Most bands will cover a fairly well known rock song or from a typical classic metal band… these guys? Decapitated’s “Day 69” from Organic Hallucinosis… wow… great take and peak of tech death metal. Just a standalone single here, but great stuff.

GNOSIS
Omens from the Dead Realm
Label: Godz Ov War Productions
Release date: June 14, 2021
Raw blackened death metal, has a bit of death metal groove, with a cold harshness of black metal

BLACK CEREMONIAL KULT
Crowned in Chaos
Label: Godz Ov War Productions
Release date: June 14, 2021
Black Death Metal similar to the above… brutal yet cold

NECROCHAOS
al Angels Descent
Label: Godz Ov War Productions
Release date: June 14, 2021
Brutal and dark death metal, a kind of low tempo blackened death groove

THY KINGDOM WILL BURN
Thy Kingdom Will Burn
Scarlet Records
18 June 2021
This has a melodic death/doom/thrashy type feeling

Draemora
Death Rectangle – Out June 18
Self-Release
18 June 2021
A bit metalcore, big grooves, some deathy metal type stuff too.. cool cool.

REINFORCER
Prince Of The Tribes
Scarlet Records
18 June 2021
Melodic classic metal with a power metal thing going on… a little heavier and pinch into some thrashy stuff

NEKER
Slower
Time To Kill Records
18 June 2021
A doomy stoner groovin’ metal… cool stuff

Band: Decayed
Album: Old Ghosts and Primeval Demons
Label: Lusitanian Music
Release date: June 18th 2021
Classic black metal with a good groovin’ evil thrashy speed going on… cool stuff!

Oxblood Forge
Decimator
Self-Release
18 June 2021
Classic metal with some screamy/shouted vox. Heaviness is just shy of trash, but has a good groove.

THE DAY OF THE BEAST
INDISPUTABLY CARNIVOROUS
Prosthetic Records
18 June 2021
There’s a thrashy thing going on, but kick it up a bunch of notches to a deathy heaviness

Entierro
El Camazotz
Self-Release
18 June 2021
Classic metal/hard rock.

Pharaoh
The Powers That Be
Cruz Del Sur Music
18 June 2021
Classic metal with clean vox, leaning a little thrash/prog-ish

Malgöth
Primordial Dawn 12″ MLP
Iron Bonehead
18 June 2021
Brutal blackened death… a bit raw and in your face

Param-Nesia
Aspect of Creation – Out June 18th
Self-Release
18 June 2021
Some cool technical death going on here… big grooves… cool stuff

Archaeopteris
Vision Chaotiques D´un Songe Halluciné
Personal Records / Void Wanderer
18 June 2021
A couple of 8 minute tracks of doomy melodic blackened death… a bit much in the post metal stuff to draw the songs out a little longer.

Spasticus
Fuck Me Before I Die
Horror Pain Gore Death
June 18th
Raw, blackened thrashy death… mostly sounds like a demo, but a punked up fun vibe though

Release: Bloodbeat
Process of Extinction
Release Date: June 18th 2021
Record label: Inverse Records
German classic death metal / thrash with a catchy brutal sound. cool stuff

Triton Devs
Stay Alive – Out June 18
Rockshots Records
18 June 2021
Melodic hard rock/ classic metal with a strong progressive rock/metal thing going on

Kriegszittern
Kriegszittern
Chaos Records
18 June 2021
Death metal with a little doom and dark/black metal thing going on… a bit sludgey/grungy.

New Stuff This Week… 6/7/2021

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Jun 072021
 

RED FANG
Arrows
Relapse
Down tempo stoner / noise metal. Monster riffs, some good grooves too.

Somnuri
Nefarious Wave
Blues Funeral
A bit of a progressive doom/extreme sound. Some harsh vox, overall musically fairly laid back with a little grit… cool stuff.

DIVINE HERESY
BRINGER OF PLAGUES & BLEED THE FIFTH
M-THEORY AUDIO
I think these have been out of print for a bit, and now reissued… some great heavy stuff put out by Dino Cazares while he wasn’t in Fear Factory… I liked both of these albums when they came out and still like them. Heavy and catchy too.

CASSIUS KING
King Of Lies
Nomad Eel Records
25 May 2021
Classic metal/hard rock… a catchy heavy edge while remaining grooving and accessible.

Distant
Aeons Of Oblivion
Unique Leader Records
Harsh brutal death metal, with a freight train of drums and riffs with pissed off vox makes you wonder “what’s their problem?” I don’t care, but I like their music! haha

Crypta
Echoes Of The Soul
Napalm Records
Death metal with a hint of some technical/melodic/thrashy stuff going on… great stuff.

Go Ahead And Die
Go Ahead And Die
Nuclear Blast USA
Grooving and brutal death metal, great stuff… almost an extreme thrash

Hammer King
Hammer King
Napalm Records
Classic metal with a touch of power metal goodness

Timo Tolkkis Avalon
The Enigma Birth
Frontiers Music SRL
Timo is back with some of his fast and catchy power metal anthemic type stuff.

Rhapsody Of Fire
I’ll Be Your Hero EP
AFM Records
4 June 2021
An EP with some live, re-recordings and others… it’s always good to have a reson to play this over the top proggy epic power metal.

Crimson Dimension
Crimson Dimension
Spread Evil
4 June 2021
Four pretty long songs of some proggy blackened death metal. Pretty cool.

T.O.M.E.
I-III
Spread Evil
4 June 2021
Three longer songs (10 min +) of post black metal type stuff.

FLUIDS
Not Dark Yet (CD, LP)
Hells Headbangers
4 June 2021
Brutal death metal with a little sludge, machine gun drums, more guttural than cookie monster vox…

Soul Grinder
Lifeless Obsession
MDD Records
4 June 2021
Good solid death metal. metaty riffs, catchy grooves, good production

Band: Intentional Trainwreck
Album: Smokestack of Souls
Self Released
Release date: June 5th, 2021
General “metal” with a little progressive element, melodic with a little groove

Lycanthro
Mark of The Wolf – Out June 4th
Alone Records
4 June 2021
not quite power metal, but some melodic classic metal type stuff. Solid grooves, an almost prog metal sound.

AZZIARD
Liber Secondus – Exégèse
Malpermesita Records
5 June 2020
Black metal, doom metal, melodic death, noise, a little of all

Band: Vincent Crowley
Album: Beyond Acheron
Label: Odium Records
Release date: June 10, 2021
Death metal with a little black metal thing going on with some great solid grooves.

Band: Vulture Lord
Album: Desecration Rite
Label: Odium Records
Release date: June 10th, 2021
HEre’s some cool stuff… extreme thrash… with black and death metal elements… heavy and brutal and catchy too.. great stuff.

RADIO: Wristmeetrazor
Replica of a Strange Love
Prosthetic Records
11 June 2021
This has a modern metalcore melodic sound

GORGON (France)
Traditio Satanae
Osmose Productions
11 June 2021
Blackened death metal, extreme but with some heavy grooves and evil harshness too.. great stuff.

Phobia (Norway)
Slaughterhouse Tapes CD
Nuclear War Now! Productions
14 June 2021
lo-fi (demo tape type stuff) old school deathy black metal

This Ending
Needles of Rust
Black Lion Records
11 June 2021
Blackened death metal with hint of a melodic death groove. cool stuff!

InnerSiege
Fury of Ages
Qumran Records
June 11th, 2021
Thrashy melodic classic metal with clean vox and the occasional harshness to give it a cool edge.

Mother of All
Age of the Solipsist
Black Lion Records
11 June 2021
Technical melodic death, a little thrashy, harsh vox, some groovin’ parts too. Cool stuff.

GoreThrone
The Descension EP
self released
Released on April 30th, 2021
Blackened Deathcore, solid grooves, and quick to the point tracks…

GRAYWITCH
Rise Of The Witch
Sleaszy Rider
classic metal sounding stuff, decent amount of heaviness and catchy grooves too.

Zwiespalt
Distanz
Self-released
7 May 2021
Fast and heavy black/death metal, Pretty good stuff… but in my opinion, ruined by lo-fi recording. :(

THRONEUM / KINGDOM
ThronDom des Bösen
Label: Godz Ov War Productions
Release date: June 7, 2021
Throneum is some basic black metal with a little bit of lo-fi in the production. Kingdom is more of a blackeded death with a harsh brutality

Release: Progeny Of Sun
Dark Wanderer
Release Date: May 28th 2021
Record label: Inverse Records
I would have to say this fits under a blackened melodic death, heavier sound with some harsh and growly vox, cool grooves… goood stuff.

Terravoid
Ectogenesis
Liminal Spaces Distribution
21 March 2021
Heavier progressive metal, a nice gritty edge to it, with clean vox, almost a little bit like older Powermad (vocally)

Godless Throne
Damnation Through Design (single)
Self Released
Symphonic blackened death metal, a nice epic and technical sound, while still keeping dark and harsh and cold.