May 172020
 

Wilderun
”Far From Where Dreams Unfurl”
Century Media
a kind of prog metal that reminds me a bit of the newer opeth. A full epic/orchestral sound, great musicianship, a nice heavy edge, but super melodic Great!

VESSEL OF LIGHT
“Wasp” single and video
Independent
11 May 2020
Classic metal with a little doomy stoner groove.

From Hell
Rats & Ravens
Scourge Records
This is a bit thrashy death metal with a bit of a noise/hardcore? Cool stuff (at least for this single)

Die Kreatur
Panopitikum
Napalm Records
Gothy german metal with an industrial thing going on.

Maelstrom
Of Gods And Men
Independent
A bit power metal, a bit classic metal, maybe a pinch of prog.

BruceXCampbell
South To No Life
Label: Give Praise records
Release date: May 8th, 2020
Grindy noise metal, fast and heavy, brutal and in your face!

Fatum Aeternum
Singing Songs of Desperation
Self Released
Release date: Sunday, May 3rd 2020
Here’s some metal from Israel, has a bit of a middle eastern (myrath?) sound, with a folk/string element with a bit of a prog. Neat stuff.

Shape Of Water
Great Illusions
Eclipse Records
12 June 2020 adds may 18
Melodic kind of alternative rock, maybe a bit progressive. (not really all that metal)

The Third Eye Rapists
Deathtrip Transcendence / Magicians of the Holocaust
Amor Fati
17 May 2020
Old school brutal death/blackened metal. … production is a bit raw.

Protosequence
A Blunt Description of Something Obscene
Lacerated Enemy Records
19 May 2020
Brutal technical death, emphasis on the technical part, and yeah, maybe a bit into the melodic death realm.

Killitorous
The Afterparty
Tentacles Industries
22 May 2020
From the description…”ft. members from Annihilator, Suffocation, First Fragment” and “Album guests include members from Voivod, Allegaeon, Soen, Blackguard, Cryptopsy, Firewind and more!”
Technical, brutal death metal, funny too! great stuff!

Tøronto
Under Siege
Dying Victims Productions
May 22.
Gritty, crusty kind of classic punked up light extreme metal… not quote death or black metal… but on its way

Zatyr
Ornament of Proposition
Dying Victims Productions
goes from a bit of a heavy melodic thrashy thing with some more regular metal grooves

Caligula’s Horse
Rise Radiant
InsideOut
Release date: Friday, May 22, 2020
Prog hard rock/ metal… some more laid back Porcupine Tree type stuff, leaning into a bit heavier metal grit

MOUNTAINEER
Bloodletting
Lifeforce
may 22
Mostly doom, a bit melodic and kind of post-metal

ESOCTRILIHUM
Eternity Of Shaog
I, Voidhanger Records
22 May 2020
Blackened death with a bit of an epic atmospheric element going on too.

COSMIC PUTREFACTION
The Horizons Towards Which Splendour Withers
I, Voidhanger Records
22 May 2020
Grooving brutal death metal getting pretty technical too.

Release: TreaTmenT
Sagacity
Record label: Inverse Records
A proggy thing, good meaty riffs, solid grooves and catchiness, while being prog/technical too.

Féleth
“Depravity” Out May 22nd
DeadPop Records
22 May 2020
A good brutal melodic death, some big grooves with a bit of technicality too… great stuff

Lucid Conformity
Architects of Madness
Recharger Records
Release date: Friday, May 1st 2020
A kind of heavier, brutal-ish hardcore sound… vox have that hardcore style, but the music is a more extreme heavier thrash… cool stuff!

Band: SHADOW IN THE DARKNESS
Album: Erstwhile Befell
Label: Sliptrick Records
Release date: May 19th, 2020
Super fast, technical/proggy death metal.

Iku-Turso
Pakana
Self Released
Release date: Friday, May 15th 2020
A bit of a doomy black metal.

Band: Breaking the Silent
Album (EP): Breaking the Silent
self released
Release date: April 3rd,2020
Kind of a thrashy classic metal… female vox, solid heavy grooves

Band: THEOSOPHY
Album: Towers Of Dark Pantheon
Label: Sliptrick records
Release date: May 5th, 2020
Melodic death with an emphasis on more of a black metal… nice full almost epic sound. and some good catchy grooves!

Dining With Dogs
The Problem With Friends
Dirt City Studios
Release date: Friday, May 15th 2020
Here is a sort of grungy noise rock.

Deathing
All Hail The Decay (EP)
Inverse Records
A thrashy death metal, reminds me a bit of Kreator.

Ebonivory
The Long Dream I
(Wild Thing Records)
A sort of melodic modern metalcore. A bit prog and heavy grooves. Harsh and clean vox and a bit of a Protest the Hero light .

Paradise
Self-Titled (2020)
Vega Musique
13 March 2020
Some pretty straightforward classic metal.

ACxDC
Satan Is King
Prosthetic Records
Release date: Friday, May 15th 2020
Extreme thrash and grindy, a pinch of a strapping young lad

Band: Abhorrent
Album: Kathabasis
Label: Australis Records
Release date: April 17th, 2020
Thrashy death metal with a little bit of crust

WINTEREVE
October Dark
Self Released
Gothic Doom Metal

OzNor
Shattered Illusions
Self-Released / Distrokid
Release date: Sunday, February 2nd 2020
A proggy metal instrumental

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