Apr 262020
 

MINISTRY
Alert Level (Quarantined Mix) (single)
Nuclear Blast
A kind of throwback old school sounding Ministry track for, well, you know, new times!

Werewolves
The Dead Are Screaming
Prosthetic Records
24 April 2020
Brutal death metal, solid grooves, straight to the point, in your face heaviness. Great stuff

TRIVIUM
What The Dead Men Say
Roadrunner
Always have that edge, catchiness and modern flair.. .I’m not sure they’ve ever put out anything bad… catchy and techy too!

Lamb of God
“New Colossal Hate”
Epic Records

Sepultura
Beneath The Remains Deluxe Edition
Rhino Entertainment
The classic has a reissue with some demos and live tracks from that era… always a good excuse to play something from this album!

Aether Realm
Redneck Vikings From Hell
Napalm Records
Well, redneck vikings from hell… there is a bit of a viking metal/melodic death thing going on… a bit of a modern metalcore thing happening a little bit too… cool stuff though!

Havok
V
Century Media Records
As these always seem to do… flying the flag of the modern “classic” thrash… catchy, heavy, that edge… great stuff

Blasphamagoatachrist
Bastardizing the Purity LP/CD
Nuclear War Now! Productions
25 April 2020
Fast and crazy thrashy black metal, a little raw on the production, but just really fast! haha

Witches Hammer
Damnation Is My Salvation LP/CD
Nuclear War Now! Productions
25 April 2020
Some pretty raw sounding blackened death metal. Probably pretty good but the production sounds a bit muddy

Babylonfall
Collapse
Release Date: April 24th 2020
Record label: Inverse Records
Melodic Death metal, it ticks all the boxes, groovin’ heavy stuff, good guitar work, catchiness and a little dark stuff… cool!!

Kurnugia (U.S.)
Forlorn and Forsaken
Memento Mori
27 April 2020
Solid gritty death metal with a little melodic groove and a smidge of black metal. I like.

Funeralopolis
…of Deceit and Utter Madness
Memento Mori
27 April 2020
This is a dark death metal with a little doom tone, but heavy/blackened death overall.

Pyre (Russia)
Chained to Ossuaries
Memento Mori / Dawnbreed
27 April 2020
here’s some blackened thrashy death, good gritty grooves! GGG! haha

Order of Orias
Ablaze
W.T.C. Productions
30 April 2020
As that classic black metal thing going on, but then gets into some more gritty blackened death… this is good stuff.

Head of the Demon
Deadly Black Doom
Invictus Productions / The Ajna Offensive
30 April 2020
Melodic doom with a dark melodic thing going on

Cosmic Burial
Impakt
Purity Through Fire
30 April 2020
4 16 plus minute tracks of doomy post black metal

Morte Lune (UK)
Temple of Flesh
Purity Through Fire
30 April 2020
Classic black metal, decent production, harsh vox and evil!

Slagmark (Germany)
Purging Sacred Soils
Purity Through Fire
30 April 2020
Classic black metal, again, good production

Shatter Brain
Pitchfork Justice
Wormholedeath
May 1
Kind of thrashy, kind of groovin’ a bit of a hardcore and death thing too… harsh vox, clean/shouted vox… lots going on! cool stuff.

FINAL COIL
CONVICTED OF THE RIGHT EP
LABEL: WORMHOLEDEATH
RELEASE DATE: MAY 1st 2020
Doomy alt-metal/rock

ASH RETURN
THE SHARP BLADE OF INTEGRITY
Swell Creek
Release Date: 01 May 2020
Genre is “swordcore” A kind of melodic death / viking sounding metal thing… good stuff

ARMNATT
Dense Fog
Signal Rex
1 May 2020
More of a classic old school black metal, blast beats, cold riffs, shrieking vox… yup

DYSYLUMN
Occultation
Signal Rex
1 May 2020
Kind of a doomy post-black metal thing

ANTE-INFERNO
FANE
LABEL: UKEM RECORDS
RELEASE DATE: 01 MAY 2020
Dark and heavy black metal.

KEVERRA
Keverra
Seeing Red Records
1 May 2020
Kind of a doomy post metal with harsh vox… some big grooves, but slow and plodding

ANCIENT BURIAL
Beyond the Watchtowers
Signal Rex
1 May 2020
Harsh wall of sound/lofi black metal

Black Pestilence
Hail The Flesh – Out May 1st
Self-Release
1 May 2020
blackened death with some brutal grooves… great stuff

HYEMS
Anatomie des Scheiterns
Black Sunset
Release date: Friday, May 1st 2020
Brutal death/black metal… evil, dark, heavy, and cold, yeah and even with some grooves

Desolate Realm
Unleash the Storm
Self
Release date: Thursday, February 13th 2020
A bit of a classic metal with a bit of doom

Band: Downcross
Album (EP): Current Towards End
Label: Cavum Atrum Rex
Release date: April 9th, 2020
This is pretty much good ol black metal, not quite as cold and harsh as something old school, but still has that feel.

Funeral Leech
Death Meditation
Carbonized
Release date: Friday, April 17th 2020
a sludgey doomy death metal.

Resent
Crosshairs LP
Dry Cough Records / Nerve Altar / Rope Or Guillotine
1 May 2020
Doomy black metal

Book Of The Dead (Visceral Disgorge, Whisteria Cottage)
Bound In Flesh, Inked In Blood’ (Rebel Pyro Musick)
Rebel Pyro Musick
10 April 2020
This is some pretty cool stuff, a bit of a tech death metal, a little grind/black metal going on too… cool stuff on this 4 song ep.

Band: THE OGRE
Album: Entity
Label: Sliptrick Records
Release date: April 28th, 2020
Melodic and a bit thrashy, and harsh kind of death-ish grooves.

The Scum
Dead Eyes
Wild Noise Productions
1 May 2020
2 songs of gritty grooving death metal. cool stuff.

TERRESTRIAL HOSPICE (PL)
Indian Summer Brought Mushroom Clouds
Shadow Records / Regain Records
20 April 2020
Black metal but with a more kind heavier, brutal edge…

Cryptonight
The Black Ritual – Out April 13, 2020
Self-Release
13 April 2020
Doomy post metal sludge

VARIOUS ARTISTS
Multiverse War Kult II: MMXVII-MMXX (Kaos Reborn)
XENOKORP
17 April 2020
Compilation, mostly brutal and black metal, Xenokorp has had some solid stuff recently, and so is this sampler.

Black Pestilence
Hail the Flesh
Self Released
Release date: Friday, May 1st 2020
I guess this would be kind of a blackened thrash/groove, catchy heavy shorter songs hitting mostly in thrash but with a darker feel.

Retched
The Overlord Messiah
Self-released
Kind of a classic thrash/classic metal, vox are a bit similar to Sacred Reich… decent stuff.

L.A. Guns
Crawl (New Single)
Golden Robot Records
20 April 2020
Single of some classic hard rock… sounds like this could have been from the 90’s! catchy fun stuff.

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