New Stuff This Week… 11/27/2023

Firewind
Come Undone [New Single + US Tour Announcement]
AFM Records
1 March 2024
Good solid classic metal with a little power/prog going on

Stengah
Downward Mechanic
Mascot Label Group
Metal/deathcore… nice and heavy

Cruciamentum
Obsidian Refractions
Profound Lore Records
Release date: Friday, November 24th 2023
Brutal dark death metal. good stuff.

Daedalean Complex
Release Title: XIII
Label: Self-Released
Release Date: October 27, 2023
Just a single, but promising Melodic Death Metal, nice heavy low end, catchy and brutal too.

STORM
After a Lie
Indie Recordings
24 November 2023
Kind of a modern emo/metal core single.

Devin Townsend
Infinity (25th Anniversary Release)
Inside Out Music
11/24
remastered and all that… and a bonus disk with demos. Groundbreaking Devin release !

Savage Blood
Release Title: Wheel Of Time
Label: MDD Records
German Power Metal with a nice edge… cool stuff !

KONG
Album: Traders Of Truth
Label: Sliptrick Records
Release date: November 28th, 2023
It’s got some industrial, Prog Metal and ambient stuff going on.

Beyondition
Abysmal Night
Chaos Records
1 December 2023
Brutal! Death metal!!

Aphelium Aeternum
Dark Interstellar Mysteries
Dominance of Darkness
1 December 2023
Black/death metal with some atmoshpere and groovin’ stuff.

Embrace Your Punishment
Made of Stone
Lacerated Enemy
1 December 2023
Heavy and brutal death metal

Dethroned (Germany)
A Bridge to Eternal Darkness
Dominance of Darkness
1 December 2023
Kind of a classic black metal, a bit more full sounding than the old school super cold harsh black metal. Decent stuff

Malicious (Finland)
Merciless Storm
Invictus Productions
1 December 2023
Now this is more of an old school black metal sound

Demoncy
Black Star Gnosis
Dark Descent Records
1 December 2023
Blackened death leaning more towards the black metal side of things

Into Darkness (Italy)
Cassini – Huygens
Invictus Productions
1 December 2023
Blackened death with seemingly space theme, solid stuff

Hatred Reigns
Awaken The Ancients – Out Dec 1st
Self-Release
1 December 2023
Brutal and punishing death metal with some tech stuff going on. Cool!

Aggression
Frozen Aggressors
Massacre Records
1 December 2023
Kind of an extreme thrash thing happening here, catchy heavy

Axenstar
Release Title: Chapter VIII
Label: Inner Wound Recordings
Release Date: December 1st, 2023
Straightforward classic metal/power metal.

DUNE PILOT
Album: Magnetic
Label: ARGONAUTA Records
Release date: December 1, 2023
Solid groovin’ melodic stoner metal

Necronemesis
Warfield Forever EP
Horror Pain Gore Death
December 1st
Brutal blackened death, production is a bit raw.

Gridfailure
Shards In The Wire
Self Released
Release date: Friday, November 17th 2023
Post metal noise type stuff.

Psychework
Release Title: Spark of Hope
Label: RANKA KUSTANNUS
Release Date: September 29, 2023
Melodic Progressive Metal, a nice epic vocal, and solid stuff

REAP
BORN FROM PLAGUE
LABEL: SELFMADEGOD RECORDS
RELEASE DATE: DECEMBER 1st 2023
Heavy groovin’ thrashy death metal. short tracks cool stuff.

Cash Bribe
Escape From New York
Fanxdangxo Records
1 December 2023
Screamo deathcore type stuff. not too shabby

Macabre Demise
Release Title: Grave(y)art Gallery
Label: RTM-Productions
Release Date: November 18, 2023
Brutal death metal! Wall of catchy brutality all up in your business… with some strings too!

Infected Chaos
Conjuration Overture, Vanity is Dawning
Wormholedeath
Nov 24
Blackened melodic death

Hyde
Ardwena
Malpermesita Records
24 November 2023
A kind of ambient and progressive doomish and blackened/melodic death all going on.

OLATHIA
The Forest Witch
Self Released
November 17th
They played the blades of steel fest here in Sept. and had sent me a single from this album, it’s all here now and solid female fronted thrashy and melodic deathish… cool!!

Mêlée des Aurores
Aube Cannibale
Sepulchral Productions
23 November 2023
Black metal, kind of par for the course

Bury My Demons
Release Title: Empire
Label: Self-Released
Release Date: November 17, 2023
Deathcore/metalcore single not too bad

Burn The Evidence
Night Terror (released October 31st)
Self-Release
31 October 2023
extreme thrashy type thing, nice grooves

Judicator
Mandy (Barry Manilow Power Metal Cover) Single/Music Video
Self-Release
10 November 2023
I’m a sucker for non metal songs covered by metal bands in a more metal style…. Now this one… starts off not quite metal. And kind of stays fairly straight up… yeah with electric guitars and some double bass, but still a normal pace… we might have to save this one for a covers show.

Sombre Héritage
Inter Duo Mundi
Sepulchral Productions
23 November 2023
Old school classic black metal