Jul 192021
 

Iron Maiden
The Writing On The Wall
BMG
100% Iron Maiden, a little laid back, but always great to have NEW material instead of the 14th reissue of something!

Judas Priest
The Hellion Electric Eye (Live at The Summit, Houston, 1986)
50 Years of Heavy Metal
Epic
Speaking of reissuing a bunch of stuff.. Priest is coming out with an “everything priest” box set with like 40 some CDs and some unreleased live shows… this track is from one… sounds great!

Bulletproof Messenger
“Round 2”
Self Released
Here’s some modern metal type stuff, catchy and melodic, a bit “solid rock”

BULB
Moderately Fast, Adequately Furious
3DOT Recordings
The Periphery offshoot… instrumental, overall, a bit chill, some heavier moments, but cool diverse guitar work and fairly prog-metal when it gets going

BARBARIAN PROPHECIES
HORIZON
BASE RECORD PRODUCTION
Technical, thrashy and melodic death metal… cool stuff!

BORN OF OSIRIS
ANGEL OR ALIEN
Sumerian
Nice to have new stuff from this band… harsh vox, a melodic heavier death/metalcore thing, a keyboard base to give it a little epic feel

KRASHKARMA
STORM
SPLIT NAIL RECORDS
Modern metal with a melodic metalcore groove nu-metal thing going on

Underoath
Damn Excuses (single)
Fearless
Modern metalcore from these vets, heavier in parts, lots of layers, melodic a little punk too

OPHIDIAN I
Desolate
Season of Mist
16 July 2021
Brutal yet technical melodic death metal… great stuff!

Lee Aaron
Radio On!
Metalville Records
CLassic hard rock with female vox, pretty vanilla and not really all that “metal”

Quicksand
Distant Population
Epitaph Records
90’s grunge/post hardcore band is back with their first album in 5 years, and only their 4th overall. still have that driving grungy guitar with a little hardcore light going on. decent stuff.

Powerwolf
Call Of The Wild
Napalm Records
Epic power metal, catchy, classic, cool and fun

Yngwie Malmsteen
Parabellum
Music Theories/MLG
Pretty much just an all Yngwie project at this point, it is what it is… lots of meedly guitars and that’s what he’s about… production is a little meh, but overall decent.

NECROMANTICAL INVOCATION (gre)
Dogme el Rituel de la Haute Magie
Helter Skelter / Regain Records
24 July 2021
Melodic and a bit epic black metal with some creepy grooves and atmosphere going on.

Hexenklad
Heathenheart – Out July 23
CDN Records
23 July 2021
I’d say overall this is blackened death, leaning more on the cold black metal side of things… decent stuff.

KROSSFYRE
Rites of Extermination (CD, LP)
Hells Headbangers
23 July 2021
Blackened death metal, a bit of a raw, brutality with that cold and punishing black metal sound.

Clouds
Departe
Personal Records
16 July 2021
Longer tracks of atmospheric doomy post-metal.

Oscenrad
Beyond the Fells
Self Released
Progressive and melodic death metal, the closest thing I would compare is to Opeth, a melodic and yeah, almost prog type metal, long instrumental passages and some growled vox. Cool stuff, longer tracks.

Supreme Court
Been a While
Campbell Recordings
2 July 2021
Falling under a good ol generic “metal” genre, catchy grooves, vox aren’t harsh, but aren’t clean, kind of shouty? Decent stuff.

Denial of Death
Unholy Trinity
Self-released
9 July 2021 | Digital, CD
A sort of epic black metal sound, melodic, vox are harsh and operattic… sometimes in harmony with each other making it sound kinda cool actually.

Unrelenting Torment
Cursed By The Witch
Self Released
March 20
Black metal with a kind of classic blast beat, shrieking vox, cold guitars, and some melodic stuff too.

Parasitic Entity
The Self-Aggrandising Lie
Spirit Coffin Publishing
16 July 2021 | CD
technical death metal, musically similar to Death, vox are a bit more on the cookie monster side.

Silent Obsession
Countdown
Self-Released
15 July 2021
Just a little 2 song EP with technical death music, harsh vox.. cool stuff.

VALYEAR
Revolution Fear
Wormholedeath
16 07 2021
Classic metal, clean vox, good groove, catchy with the occasional over the top screams… decent stuff.

Enigmatical
Transmissions
Self-released
7 May 2021 | Digital, CD
Blackened death, with more on the black metal side, a bit of a melodic groove to keep it not full on black metal.

Mask Of Satan
Underneath The Mire
Iron, blood and Death corp.
15 July 2021 | Digital, CD
Basic death metal with some grooves and a little technicality going on too.

Artist: Polars Collide
Album: Grotesque
Self Released
Release date: June 4, 2021
Brutal death metal, yet probably falling into that prog tech death umbrella. Tracks are a little long and have some good grooves too

Interstitia
Hermes Slips The Trap
Pax Aeternum
Release date: Friday, July 16th 2021
Electronic ambient post metal/industrial type stuff.

Weston Super Maim
180-Degree Murder
Dark Trail Records
Release date: Friday, July 16th 2021
Two tracks of deathy grooving metalcore with a bit of a melodic post-metal long interlude in one of the tracks… ok stuff.

FLESHTORTURE
GROTESCA DOCTRINA DE LA PERVERSIDAD (GROTESQUE DOCTRINE OF PERVERSITY)
LABEL: BRUTE! PRODUCTIONS
RELEASE DATE: OUT NOW
Technical, brutal death metal! awesome!

Beyond Grace
Our Kingdom Undone (Radio single)
Prosthetic Records
3 September 2021
Brtual Death metal with a little melodic element, catchy, groovin’ and technical too!

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