Oct 122020
 

GHOSTEMANE
”Lazaretto”
Blackmage
Industrial nu-metal techno noise metal

Fates Warning
Scars & Now Comes the Rain – radio singles
Metal Blade Records
6 November 2020
Second song now… Now Comes the Rain is a slower track, still with that unimstakeable FW sound.

AC/DC
“Shot In The Dark”
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Columbia
whoa, new AC/DC! And guess what? Sounds like them! and it’s catchy good old stuff that we need.

Ascension Of The Watchers
Apocrypha
Dissonance Prod.
Release date: Friday, October 9th 2020
With a lot of Fear Factory drama in the news, mainly Burton Bell leaving and stating he’s concentrating on this band… well, here it is, new stuff! Been a while. It’s a bit more melodic and emotive than Fear Factory, and it’ll always draw comparisons since, well, it’s the same voice and all. Just a bit toned down, with Bell’s voice.

The Troops Of Doom
The Rise Of Heresy
Blood Blast
Release date: Friday, October 9th 2020
Brazilian death metal with a former member of Sepultura (Tormentor). A bit of an old school raw death metal thing going on and yeah, maybe a little smidge of an old Sepultura sound.

Fenisia
The Spectator
Eclipse Records
30 October 2020
Modern metal, a bit catchy, almost a blues rock/metal influence too… clean vox.

BEYOND THE GREY
Men Of War (single)
Skyfire
A single of classic metal, catchy

Visions Of Atlantis
A Symphonic Journey To Remember
Napalm Records
Symphonic power metal with a symphony! Live stuff giving you an idea of how epic this band can be.

Dry Kill Logic
Don’t See Ghosts (Single)
eOne
Whoa, remember these guys? nu-metal!? Catchy, mid-tempo with some big grooves and heavy riffs.

Kingdom Of Giants
Passenger
SharpTone Records
This has a nu-metal, modern metalcore thing going on

Benediction
Scriptures
Nuclear Blast USA
Classic brutal death metal, great grooves and catchiness too.

Skalmold
10 Year Anniversary – Live In Reykjavik
Napalm Records
Live album for their 10th anniversary (obviously by the album title)…. good live sound, music is melodic dark metal with a little bit of folk metal.

Freaks And Clowns
Justice Elite
Metalville Records
Swedish band that takes some classic metal and throws in power metal, with vox that almost have a little UDO/Quiet Riot type sound. Catchy fun stuff.

FOUL BODY AUTOPSY
CONSUMED BY BLACK THOUGHTS
LABEL: INDEPENDENT RELEASE
RELEASE DATE: OCTOBER 10th 2020
This is a bit death metal, a little thrash, some good brutality, a bit of a melodic death thing too

VANISH
Altered Insanity
Fastball Music
Release date: 24/03/2020
“Classic” prog metal with guest singers on this ep celebrating their 20th anniversary, Ripper Owens, Ralf Scheepers

ISIULUSION
I – Follow The Flow”
Black Sunset / MDD
9/11/20
Black Metal from Austria, pretty typical

DYSYLUMN
Cosmogonie
Signal Rex
9 October 2020
A bit of a typical black metal, a little atmospheric

INCINERATE
SACRILEGIVM
LABEL: COMATOSE MUSIC
RELEASE DATE: OCTOBER 9th 2020
RIght off the bat, boom, brutal death metal, deeper in, some groovin’ going on too, but machine gun brutal drumming, harsh, guttural vox, and fast riffage.

Band: NOITATALID
Album: Furies in the Steppes from Russia
Label: Music-Records
Release date: October 9th, 2020
A fast and heavy thrashy/death metal with some blackened metal parts, and a bit of a catchy groove too. Cool stuff!

Leviathan (Sweden)
Förmörkelse
Nebular Carcoma / Bile Noire
12 October 2020
Black metal more on the side of a melodic black metal, harsh vox, a bit cold.

Goratory
Sour Grapes
Everlasting Spew Records
16 October 2020
Brutal death metal with some technical stuff going on.

Anarchos / Morbid Stench
Ghospels Of Necromancy – split 7″ EP
Blood Harvest
16 October 2020
Anarchos is a meaty and doomy death metal with a little black metal coldness. Morbid Stench is similar, groovin’ doomy dark and cold death metal.

Ataraxia
Quasar
AnnapurnA
16 October 2020
Atmospheric post-rock type stuff.

Kraken Duumvirate
The Stars Below, The Seas Above
Silent Future Recordings
16 October 2020
Post metal/black metal

Fumigation
“r0 5.7 E.P.”
self released (MDPR)
Brutal Death Metal, very fast, technical and over the top. cool.

Septage
Septic Decadence
Me Saco Un Ojo
16 October 2020
Fast and furious brutal death metal

Kromheim
“Kromheim E.P.”
Self Released (Metal Devastation)
Melodic death/folky/viking metal sounding

The Myopia Condition
Event Horizon – Out Oct 16th
Self-Release
16 October 2020
Melodic death metal, pretty quick (less than 3 min) songs, a technical, deathy catchy groove.

Autocatalytica
Powerclashing Maximalism
Self-Release
16 October 2020
Prog metal, going from quiet almost acoustic classic prog rock to full on techncial death metal… kind of the very definition of proressive, eh? cool stuff.

Falset
We Follow or Lead the Way
Self Release
So, Portnoy’s kid has Tallah that just came out, now James Labrie’s kid is the drummer in this band. This one is a bit more of a emo-technical metalcore thing, fairly melodic and modern-metalcore-ish too

Red Cain
Singles -” Kindred” + “Demons” + “Sunshine (Blood Sun Empire)”
Self-Release
8 July 2020
Melodic modern metal with some technical and metalcore and proggy stuff too

HORRIPILANT
Embrace The Obsession
BlackSeed Productions
They call it “Evil Death Metal from Spain” I love these, because a lot of times it just sums it up so well. 4 song ep, of just good ol evil death metal and well, it gets to be some catchy thrashy stuff too.

Purnama
Lioness
Slovak Metal Army
19 August 2020
Groovin’ death metal, harsh vox, basic death metal downtempo groove… brutal good stuff

False Gods
No Symmetry… Only Disillusion
Seeing Red Records
16 October 2020
Sludgey and doomy, a bit harsh on the vox.

Altar Of Gore
Obscure & Obscene Gods
Nameless Grave
Release date: Friday, October 16th 2020
Brutal and gory death metal.

Arcanum Sanctum
“Ad Astra”
Self Released (MDPR)
Melodic Death Metal with a little bit of an Opeth (when they growled) thing going on, maybe not as prog, but great stuff.

CHRIS CATENA’S ROCK CITY TRIBE
Truth In Unity
Grooveyard Records
31 July 2020
here is just some good ol classic hard rock. would be nice to have a show to play all of this otherwise great rock/hard rock stuff… it just doesn’t fit the Mosh Pit.

Memoremains
The Cost of Greatness
Self-Released
Pop Metal from Finland… yup, sure is pop metal, they description said it was pop metal, maybe a bit disco, all while having some hard rock metal going on… and it does, it’s a fun listen, just not for our show.

HELL FREEZES OVER
Hellraiser
Carnal Beast (A Division of Spiritual Beast)
Release date: 26/08/2020
This fits in the category of the Rock City Tribe above, some pretty cool hard rock stuff, just doesn’t have much of a place… this does get a bit heavier in parts…

Shotgun Rodeo
Double Barreled Vengeance
Self-Released
Release date: Friday, September 25th 2020
Classic metal and more thrashy, pretty good catchy stuff, big clean male vox, a little like Joey Belladona. Good stuff!

Band: ALLEYWAY
Album: After Dark
Label: Sliptrick records
Release date: October 13th, 2020
Classic metal with a fast attitude

Proclamation
Advent of the Black Omen LP/CD/TAPE
Nuclear War Now! Productions / Ross Bay Cult
22 September 2020
Old school raw, black metal with some low-fi cassette style production.

Matriarchs
Year Of The Rat
Self Released
Metalcore/hardcore with a heavier edge and groove with a little bit of a nu-metal punch

Gotthard
Steve Lee – The Eyes Of A Tiger – A Gotthard tribute to our unforgotten friend!
Label: Nuclear Blast Records
Release Date: 2 October 2020
mostly acoustic rock stuff.

Wail (Norway)
“Civilization Maximus”
Self Released
Classic metal with a NWOBHM type sound, band name matches the vocals style, a sort of Bruce Dickinson like wail… cool stuff.

Tension Rising
“Penumbra”
Self Released
Here’s some good old just “metal” Solid grooves, a modern sound with some growly vox, but still kind of sung… decent stuff.

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