Mar 092020
 

Ross The Boss
Born Of Fire
AFM Records
6 March 2020
We all know Ross the Boss from Manowar… this album has kind of the same formula as his past stuff too, a bit thrashy, classic heavy just good ol METAL!! Good stuff.

Apocalyptica
”Live Or Die” [feat. Joakim Brodén]
Silver Lining Music
A classic metal track featuring the frontman of Sabaton on vox… a bit of an epic metal single

Clio Cadence
”Drive”
Self Released
Modern hard rock/metal with female vox, a bit “commercial-ish” sounding

Conception
”Waywardly Broken”
Conception Music Factory
First single from the new band of former Kamelot vocalist, roy khan… has a classic power/progish metal sound, sticking with a more downtempo slower track here, doesn’t really ever get too heavy, but has some great vox!

IMONOLITH
”Becoming The Enemy” [feat. Johannes Eckerström)”
Imonolith Music
Grooving modern metal, featuring the frontman from Avatar… cool catchy song with clean and harsh vox.

Greg Puciato
“Fire For Water”
Self Released?
Puciato (The Dillinger Escape Plan, The Black Queen) has a single… kind of a hardcore/metalcore screamy thing, similar to DEP.

Crimson Shadows
The Resurrection
Napalm Records
Fast, yet heavy melodic death… kind of like a melodic death metal dragonforce! Harsh vox, clean vox, but super fast… cool stuff!

SHALLOW SIDE
Saints & Sinners
Thermal Entertainment
Some modern hard rock.. good catchy grooves, with a pinch of blues… good hard rock, but not quite “metal”

METAL CHURCH
Dead On The Vine
Reaper
Single of some new stuff, pretty straightforward thrashy metal.

Diskillery
Singles
Madison Local – direct mosh pit contact.
A couple singles from their new album… great solid and catchy thrash… awesome stuff!

Formosa
Danger Zone
Metalville Records
This reminds me if Motley Crue and Ghost had a bastard child… a little classic hard rock with an older vince neil sound, but maybe a little doomy stuff too.

Alligator Blood
Alligator Blood
Self Righteous Records
Hard rock, a little metalcore, humor core, a little noise/grungy sounding too

ZombieKing
Dead To Life
Pavement Entertainment
Classic metal but vocally has a little Disturbed thing going on.

Sydney Fate
Silicon Nitride
Eclipse Records
3 April 2020
modern metal, a little metalcore, some emo-ish

Ergodic
Ergodic
Self-Release
9 March 2020
3 song ep with brutal and technical death metal… great stuff.

Necrostrigis
From Bleak Cavernous Chambers
Nebular Carcoma / Postmortem Apocalypse
9 March 2020
Old school classic black metal.

SIGN OF EVIL (Chile)
Psychodelic Horror
Caligari Records
12 March 2020
A little bit horror metal with some black metal vox and overall sound.

DEATHLESS LEGACY
Saturnalia
Scarlet Records
13 March 2020
One 24 minute track… a kind of prog/power metal epic thing

ARCHITECTURAL GENOCIDE
CORDYCEPTIC ANTHROPOMORPH
LABEL: COMATOSE MUSIC
RELEASE DATE: MARCH 13th 2020
Good ol brutal death metal, some good grooves, headbanging brutality too

SPECTRAL LORE and MARE COGNITUM
Wanderers: Astrology Of The Nine
I, Voidhanger Records
13 March 2020
Both bands have a similar sound, some classic black metal and then can also get into some more down tempo meedly cold doomish stuff.

PESTIFER
Expanding Oblivion
XENOKORP
13 March 2020
Technical death metal, lots of cool stuff going on while maintaining some melodic grooves and brutality!

ITUS
Primordial (EP) – Out March 13, 2020
Self-Release
13 March 2020
Take some doom, take some death metal, and black metal, throw a little more depression and doom… yup.

Smoulder
Dream Quest Ends
Cruz Del Sur Music
13 March 2020
female fronted classic doomish metal…

Anthropophagous
Spoiled Marrow 7″
Blood Harvest
13 March 2020
A doomy death metal, cookie monster vox with some big sludgey grooves

In The Fire
The Living Horror Show
Horror Pain Gore Death
(set for release on March 13th)
Here we have some fast and furious blackened death metal, technical, melodic and speedytrash and heavy! cool stuff!!

The Oneira
Injection
Rockshots Records
13 March 2020
Prog metal, keyboards, guitars, just that kind of classic dream theater-y prog metal sound with a bit more on the kind jazzy classic prog rock stuff in the not heavy parts… maybe a porcupine tree meets dream theater thing? cool dynamic stuff.

Death The Leveller
II
Cruz Del Sur Music
13 March 2020
deathy doom

Cénotaphe
Monte Verità LP
Nuclear War Now! Productions
10 March 2020
Good solid black metal with some decent melodic grooves and catchiness while staying harsh and cold too.

ROTTING KINGDOM
A Deeper Shade of Sorrow
Label: Godz Ov War Productions
Release date: 13.03.2020
Doomy death metal, but with some really cool dark melodic grooves.

CONQUEST ICON
Empire of the Worm
Label: Godz Ov War Productions
Release date: 13.03.2020
CLassic death metal, great brutality, harsh black metal parts, and classic groovin’ parts too.

PUTRID
Antichrist Above
Label: Godz Ov War Productions
Release date: 13.03.2020
Blackened thrashy death metal, production is a bit raw, but you can feel the cold harshness.

Lunar
Eidolon
Self Released
a little prog, a little melodic death, classic metal, lots of cool stuff.

Reism
Dysthymia
© 2019 Reism
29 November 2019
Female fronted metal with a good groove, kind of a standard “metal” thing happening

All Meridians
“Terminus”
LOCAL – Emailed MOsh Pit Directly
A kind of sludgey doom single

cowboy amazing
EP
LOCAL – Emailed MOsh Pit Directly
A cool extreme deathcore-noise/grind

Trauma
Ominous Black
Selfmadegod Records
6 March 2020
Classic grooving death metal… great stuff.

OATH OF DAMNATION
FURY AND MALEVOLENCE
LABEL: GORE HOUSE PRODUCTIONS
RELEASE DATE: MARCH 13th 2020
blackened death metal with some melodic and epic stuff happening too… cool stuff!

THOKKIAN VORTEX
Thy Throne is Mine
Non Serviam Records
28 February 2020
Melodic blackened metal… a bit of a classic black metal, but with some good modern production and a bit more of a less harsh/cold sound and a fuller groove… a bit dimmu borgir in parts, and a bit more Satyricon-like… Great stuff!

Human Impulse
Human Impulse
Earsplit PR
Release date: Friday, February 28th 2020
Punky and grindy extreme metal from Minneapolis

Artach
Chronicles of A Black Winter
Self-Release
24 February 2020
A kind of doomy black metal, a bit more laid back in parts, melodic, dark and maybe a bit on the cold-ish side

Band: Antipope
Album: Apostle of Infinite Joy
Label: Fertile Crescent Productions
Release date: February 21st, 2020
THey say it’s “Progressive Extreme Metal” and yeah… it’s got a bit of a proggy thing, but pushing into faster heavier stuff with a little black metal thing

Asbestos Worker
Dead End Town (No List Records)
No List Records
23 January 2020
A bit stoner groove, but with a noise metal thing too

Heyoka’s Mirror
Asylum
Self Released
Release date: Monday, February 10th 2020
A single of instrumental prog metal… kind of a Dream Theater/LTE style… cool stuff in this 8 min. track!

Release: Eilera – Waves
Record label: Inverse Records
Genre: Rock / Metal / Folk … a lot of times when you see these three together, you think, oh, cool, could be some heavy stuff, with a hurdy gurdy or something mixed in with dirty deathy grooves… nope, this is more folk first, then rock and metal?? nah.

Mortuous
Among The Lost / Mors Immortalis
Carbonized Records
Release date: Friday, March 6th 2020
Doomy sludgy death metal.

Psychonaut
Unfold The God Man
Pelagic
Release date: Friday, March 6th 2020
This has a bit of a slugey psychedlic thing going on, a bit doomy, they say post metal, but it’s not quite as drony and boring as a typical post metal thing, so I wouldn’t throw it in that category… it’s got a little progressive thing happening as it goes a lot of different directions and is pretty laid back.

Azure Emote
The Third Perspective
Selfmadegods
Release date: Friday, March 6th 2020
Technical and proggy blackened death… a pinch of a folk sound (mostly in some of the keyboard and vocal background parts), but overall, pretty cool stuff.

Release: Rough Grind
Pieces of Resistance
Record label: Inverse Records
They call it “Dark roasted rock” It has a classic just “metal” thing with some clean-ish vox, a pinch of power metalish tempo… a bit of a catchy groove.

Band: In Divenire
Album: Servi Della Carne
Label: Schizzonero Record
Classic black metal, with some decent production.

Demise of The Crown
Fixated (single) / Music Video
Self-Release
21 February 2020
A kind of melodic / tech metal compared to Arch Enemy/Nevermore… while not a clone of those bands it fits in that category while throwing some catchy grooves too

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