Oct 252020
 

UNDEATH
Lesions Of A Different Kind
PROSTHETIC RECORDS
23 October 2020
Brutal death metal, with a little old school groove and six feet under thing going on. cool stuff!

(EMN) EVERY MOTHER’S NIGHTMARE
RESURRECT THE FAITHFUL
HIGHVOLMUSIC
Whoa, remember this band? 90s? They still have that early 90’s hard rockin’ melodic metal sound

Architects
“Animals”
Epitaph
Modern metalcore, electronic fullness, clean and emotive vox. (single)

Stalker
Black Majic Terror
Napalm Records
Old school thrash

Pantera
Reinventing The Steel 20th Anniversary Edition
Rhino Entertainment
Wow… 20 years already… this release has some alternate mixes by Terry Date and bonus tracks… always a good excuse to revisit

Motorhead
Ace Of Spades 40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition
BMG
And, whoa, 40 years!? I mean, way way before my time (before I became a metalhead)…. live tracks and some other bonus stuff on here.

Pallbearer
Forgotten Days
Label: Nuclear Blast Records
Release Date: 23 October 2020
Laid back doom.

Scardust
Strangers
M-Theory Audio
30 October 2020
Female fronted progressive metal/rock, pretty epic in parts, and definitely cool prog metal stuff going on with keyboards and vocals are great

Carcass
Despicable
Nuclear Blast
30 October 2020
This EP has some monster grooves and melodic death goodness that only Carcass can deliver… dare I say there’s more of a heartwork/swansong thing going on in a couple of the tracks on here. Great stuff as always.

Insidious Disease
After Death
Nuclear Blast
30 October 2020
Meaty and brutal with monster grooves… this death metal album is solid

Disrupted (Sweden)
Pure Death
Memento Mori / De:Nihil
26 October 2020
A kind of gritty death metal with a tiny black metal tone, but overall just good ol brutal swedish death metal.

ATHEOS
WORDS OF ERODING WORLDS
LABEL: NIFLHEL RECORDS
RELEASE DATE: OCTOBER 27th 2020
Brutal death metal with a kind of technical groove thing going on too, almost a bit prog, while still keeping brutal and a little melodic

Malicious (Finland)
Deranged Hexes
Invictus Productions
30 October 2020
Fast, frenetic blackened death… while not full on death metal, nor full on black metal, it’s got that black metal attitude but with a brutal death thing going on

Band: Gangrena
Album: Oscuro Tormento
Label: Australis records
Release date: September 5th, 2020
classic death metal from Chile

Svartsyn
Requiem
Carnal Records
30 October 2020
I would say this is a blackended death, a bit death metal groove, brutal, heavy, but with a dark cold black metal thing going on. pretty decent stuff!

SARCATOR
S/T
Redefining Darkness Records
30 October 2020
Extreme thrash, great stuff, catchy, fast, heavy,

Hell is Here
S/T
Seeing Red Records
30 October 2020
This has a bit of a death metal/extreme thrash, but a kind of heavy stoner tone, featuring members of Ringworm, Incantation and Keelhaul. Cool stuff.

Band: ANGEL RISING
Album: Angel Rising
Label: Music-Records
Release date: October 30th, 2020
Primarily death metal with a little thrashy thing going on, a bit brutal, but catchy too

Noxis
Expanse of Hellish Black Mire
Pulverised / Rotted Life
30 October 2020
Brutal death metal, a little sludgey black metal happening too

Boreal
The Battle of VOSAD
Nebulae Artifacta / King of the Monsters
31 October 2020
Symphonic/atmospheric post-black metal

Slagmark (Germany)
Radical Malice
Purity Through Fire
30 October 2020
Classic black metal, cold, meedly guitars, shrieking vox, and a dark melodic tone

The Kryptik
Behold Fortress Inferno
Purity Through Fire
30 October 2020
Classic black metal

WITCHTRAP (Colombia)
Evil Strikes Again
Hells Headbangers
30 October 2020
fast and catchy thrash

The Flower Kings
Islands
InsideOut
Release date: Friday, October 30, 2020
Longtime Prog rockers with a new double album. pretty much par for the course for these guys, pretty laid back and epic in parts following the prog rock formula. Good stuff.

Sad (Greece)
Misty Breath of Ancient Forests
Purity Through Fire
31 October 2020
Shrieky vocals, classic cold black metal.

Desaster / Decayed
SPLIT 7EP
Hellprod Records
Oct 31
Desaster is fast and pissed off blackened death, more on the black metal sound musically, Decayed is brutal blackened death. one song from each band.

Essence of Blasphemers
Calyx of Black Metal Blood
Purity Through Fire
31 October 2020
Cold dark and classic black metal with yeah, a little bit of a groove

BLOOD OF ANGELS
FAILURE OF FAITH ( FULL ALBUM)
Self Released
Death metal, a little bit of a metalcore thing happening, but overall, just a standard death metal thing.

Occult Burial
Burning Eerie Lore
Invictus Productions / Electric Assault Records / Stygian Black Hand / Temple of Mystery Records
30 October 2020
Heavy, blackened death. Brutal, fast and perhaps a pinch of thrash thrown in to this evil goodness.

Odiosior
Syvyyksistä
Purity Through Fire
31 October 2020
A sort of classic melodic black metal. A bit cold/harsh in the vox, the meedly guitars, but a bit of melody to “warm” it up a bit.

Release: Curimus
Garden of Eden
Record label: Inverse Records
Release Date: October 30th 2020
They say the genre is “Death/Thrash Metal” And yeah, pretty true to that, a heavy death groove, while having that gallopy catchy thrash thing… and it gives you the urge to headbang!

Dolore
2020 I Sette Teschi di Andromeda
Horror Pain Gore Death
October 31st
All electronic, almost 80’s sounding stuff… forwarded on to Ryan @ something wonderful.

Band: Nahemia
Album: AR-CAOSAJI
Label: Misanthropic Assault Productions
Release date: October 30th, 2020
Classic black metal with decent production, a little bit of a melodic groove (so not all super harsh and cold)

Midnight Gallows
Attack Warning Red
Wasted Wax Records
Release date: 24/07/2020
This is kind of neat, a sort of blackened stoner/doom. Music is grooving stoner metal, vox are shrieky black metal style, neat stuff.

FUNERAL HARVEST
Funeral Harvest
Signal Rex
30 October 2020
Sometimes the band name just sets the tone. I thought it’d be a bit more post-metal-ish, but it’s more of a classic melodic black metal, not too shabby.

October Falls
Syys
Purity Through Fire
31 October 2020
Ambient acoustic guitar and very laid back and chill… not quite metal at all really…

Wombripper
Macabre Melodies
Memento Mori
26 October 2020
Fast and heavy brutal blackened death… great stuff.

Band: LOSS OF INFECTION
Album: Dark Dimension
Label: Sliptrick records
Release date: October 27th, 2020
Good brutal death metal with harsh vox, growls, big monster grooves… and they’re from South Korea!

Jørg Klein
Torn
Label: Dr. John’s Surgery Records U.K
All instrumental melodic hard rock/metal

Poison Wind
Virus!
Eleventh Key
30 October 2020
songs have a timely theme. Track one is “Branch Covidians” A bit punk and post metal and noise and hardcore too

Ferris MC
Missglückte Asimetrie
Arising Empire
Release date: Friday, October 23rd 2020
A kind of alt metal/rock, modern stuff… all in German?

Apathy Noir
The Shipbreaker’s Song
Artnoir Productions/Independent
Release date: 25/09/2020
Doomy and atmoshperic black metal.

AshenMoon
UMBRA I
Golden Robot Records
16 October 2020
doomy rock.

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