New Stuff This Week… 8/14/2023

A bit folk metal, some melodic death/viking vibes

Desolation’s Edge
Release Title: Utopia (Exile the Virus)
Label: Self-Released
Release Date: July 21, 2023
it’s a bit of a basic progressive death, kind of raw

On the Cursed Wings of Stolas
Self Released
Tech Death from Milwaukee, heavy and catchy and yeah, great stuff!

Cannibal Corpse
Summoned for Sacrifice
Metal Blade Records
9 August 2023
Groovin’ and meaty to start, then kicking in faster and a bit more technical… great stuff!

Spirit Adrift
Ghost At The Gallows
Century Media Records
Kind of a classic metal/stoner metal type thing, decent grooves

Blackbraid II
7 July 2023
Solo black metal project, just good classic black metal on this independent sophomore effort

A Fest On Sorrow
Spinefarm Records
Kind of a melodic blackened death type thing… good stuff

Thunder MMXXII Vinyl Edition Bonus Track
straight up classic metal! \m/

Seraina Telli
Addicted To Colour
Metalville Records
Female fronted classic hard rock/metal, great powerful and soulful vox.

ARISING EMPIRE is distributed by Edel/Kontor New Media
4 August 2023
Modern metal with an emotive vox/metalcore thing

The Vertigo Trigger
Nuclear Blast Records
18 August 2023
Third album from this swedish supergroup of sorts. Mostly a modern accessible active rock type metal. catchy melodic stuff.

Seeing Through Fire
Nuclear Blast
18 August 2023
Kind of a death metal/metal/deathcore type thing, a smidge of a blackened death sound too all while having some hardcore groove

Chants of Steel
Edged Circle
18 August 2023
A bit of a classic black metal, with more of a progressive/melodic sound.

Ground Zero
18 August 2023
This has a “solid rock” vibe… good clean vox, nice groove and some basic cool catchy stuff.

Long Way Down
Horror Pain Gore Death Productions
August 18th
Cool catchy stoner metal, reminds me of COC

Album Title: Like Wars
Label: Tommy Gun Records / 01Records
Release Date: 30-06-2023
They call the genre “Cyclothymic Metal” LOL I had to look it up… basically it means bipolar. So yeah, bipolar metal, ups and downs, it’s got some melodic grooves and a bit of a stoner metal sound. I wouldn’t go as far to call it bi-polar! hah

The Advent Equation
Single Title: A Sudden Perception
Label: Self-Released
Release Date: 28-07-2023
Progressive metal, clean vox, melodic, and building throughout this single. With a nice anthemic type epic dream theater-like keyboard wank. Cool stuff, want more.

Album Title: Zero
Label: Prophetical Productions
Release Date: June 11, 2023
Brutal death metal!

Release: Death of Sorrow
Release Date: 8th August 2023
Label: Xtreem Music
Kind of a deathy/doomy pinch of thrash thing. Cool stuff.

Flor de Loto
Album Title: Lines of Nasca
Label: Self-Released
Release Date: 26-07-2023
This has some prog metal, folk stuff, and maybe a smidge into trashy stuff

Self Induced Transcendental Annihilation
MSH Music Group
11 August 2023
Kind of a tech/metalcore type thing, decent stuff.