Album Reviews 2018


Swallow The Sun – Lumina Aurea

It’s been a while since Finnish beloved doom metal masters Swallow The Sun released new music and while we wait ...
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Esben And The Witch – Nowhere

So far post-rock trio Esben And The Witch has delighted us with an enchanting music vision that aims to spellbind ...
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In The Woods… – Cease The Day

Norwegian band In The Woods... has always created intriguing music following an elegant avant-garde approach that still feels prominent in ...
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Haken – Vector

British progressive metal darlings Haken return with “Vector” the 5th studio album and follow up to the acclaimed “Affinity.” Massively ...
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Chthonic – Battlefields Of Asura

The politically charged metal outfit Chthonic this time embarks on an adventurous journey with Taiwanese immortals on the anticipated epic ...
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Glacial Tomb – Glacial Tomb

Fronted by Ben Hutcherson of Khemmis, Glacial Tomb are still fairly new to the underground metal scene yet their new ...
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Failure – In The Future Your body Will Be The Furthest Thing From Your Mind

Influential alternative rock trio Failure is ready to embark on a personal music journey with the fifth studio album entitled ...
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Spock’s Beard – Noise Floor

The mighty Spock's Beard return with a new release. Continuing with Ted Leonard on vocals, you know you can expect ...
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Venom – Storm The Gates

Featuring the unholy trinity of Cronos, Rage and Dante black metal progenitors Venom are ready to proudly rule the night ...
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Kino – Radio Voltaire

The new album from Kino. A band I was never familiar with, but had heard the name. Definitely glad I ...
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Chrome Division – One Last Ride

When a new record is released there is a lot excitement but in the case of Norwegian Doomsday Raiders Chrome ...
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Sarah Longfield – Disparity

Rising guitar prodigy and multi-instrumentalist Sarah Longfield is finally releasing the new album “Disparity” which features the expected generous dose ...
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Unearth – Extinction(s)

Representing the New Wave of American Heavy Metal Unearth has built a strong legacy during the last two decades and ...
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Beyond Creation – Algorythm

For Canadian progressive technical death metal band Beyond Creation the next step in their remarkable sonic evolution is embodied by ...
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Witchthroat Serpent – Swallow The Venom

French stoner doom band Witchthroat Serpent is ready to embark on a spacey sonic journey with the esoteric vibes of ...
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Hate Eternal – Upon Desolate Sands

So many have been anxiously waiting to hear new music from death metal legends Hate Eternal and now you can ...
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Bosse-De-Nage – Further Still

Post- black metal band Bosse-De-Nage returns with the new record “Further Still” which far from being an average collection of ...
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Nachtmystium – Resilient

Following years of silence and major drama Nachtmystium arises from the ashes, joins the  Prophecy Productions family of artists and ...
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Icarus Witch – Goodbye Cruel World

Pittsburgh based heavy metal act Icarus Witch worked hard to complete the latest record “Goodbye Cruel World” which marks a ...
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Emigrate – A Million Degrees

For renowned Rammstein’s guitarist Richard Z. Kruspe the parallel project Emigrate represents a different creative outlet that allows him to ...
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Slegest – Introvert

Norwegian outfit Slegest has chosen a sonic pathway where black metal and classic heavy rock spontaneously collide generating the new ...
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Arsis – Visitant

Finally returning to the metal scene, technical melodic death metal veterans Arsis aim to conquer more acolytes worldwide with the ...
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Avast – Mother Culture

Norwegian band Avast certainly draws inspiration from primal black metal and atmospheric post-rock, such strong music influences and a philosophical ...
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Helrunar – Vanitas Vanitatvm

German black metallers Helrunar proudly invite you to join their obscure music journey with the latest album “Vanitas Vanitatvm” with ...
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Skálmöld – Sorgir

Icelandic vikings Skálmöld triumphantly return with the sixth studio album “Sorgir” which takes you on an epic Nordic music adventure ...
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Emma Ruth Rundle – On Dark Horses

Charismatic artist Emma Ruth Rundle returns with the magical fourth solo album “On Dark Horses” which will spellbind the listeners ...
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Oberon – Aeon Chaser

The music style of Oberon is classified as Gnostic rock as with this project Norwegian singer/songwriter Bard Oberon has been ...
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A Forest Of Stars – Grave Mounds And Grave Mistakes

British avantgarde black metal collective A Forest Of Stars takes William Blake's proverb "Exuberance is beauty" as its principle to ...
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Gösta Berlings Saga – Et Ex

The polychromatic instrumental adventure of Gösta Berlings Saga begins in 2000 in the Stockholm suburb of Vällingby and now the ...
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Voivod – The Wake

For over thirty five years Canadian cosmic-metal warriors Voivod have followed a unique and often unusual music pathway leading to ...
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Riverside – Wasteland

Following the sudden loss of co-founder and guitarist of Piotr Grudziński, Riverside decided to continue as a trio therefore the ...
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Crippled Black Phoenix – Great Escape

Considering that mastermind Justin Greaves has previously gone public about his personal fight against depression the new Crippled Black Phoenix ...
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Architects – Holy Hell

Considered one of the best British metal bands Architects return with the long awaited new record “Holy Hell”, a particularly ...
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The Order Of Apollyon – Moriah

With a new devoted stable line-up it’s time for The Order Of Apollyon to spread immense darkness and sheer brutality ...
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Bloodbath – The Arrow Of Satan Is Drawn

Featuring members from Paradise Lost, Katatonia, Opeth and Craft, Sweden’s shadiest death cult Bloodbath is the supergroup that every death ...
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Metal Allegiance – Volume II: Power Drunk Majesty

Featuring metal icons Alex Skolnick, Mike Portnoy, Mark Menghi, David Ellefson and many remarkable guest vocalists, Metal Allegiance is different ...
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Mantar – The Modern Art Of Setting Ablaze

The duo behind Mantar, guitarist/vocalist Hanno Klaenhardt and drummer Erinc Sakarya, worked hard to leave an indelible mark in the ...
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Vulcain – Vinyle

French veterans Vulcain return with the timeless hard rock style of the latest album “Vinyle” which, as you can imagine, ...
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The Sea Within – The Sea Within

The concept of the “supergroup” is not new and in the progressive rock/metal circles this holds even more truth. The ...
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Burning Witches – Hexenhammer

While Swiss all female metallers Burning Witches are still considered newcomers in the metal scene their music style is profoundly influenced ...
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Anneke Van Giersbergen – Symphonized

We all fell in love with the enchanting voice of Anneke Van Giersbergen when she was the vocalist of The ...
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Ken Mode – Loved

On the new Ken Mode album “Loved” mastermind brothers Jesse and Shane Matthewson audaciously continue to explore enigmatic tonalities and ...
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Lucifer’s Child – The Order

Featuring renowned extreme metal veterans guitarist George Emmanuel of Rotting Christ, bassist Stathis Ridis of Nightfall, vocalist Marios Dupont of ...
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Unleashed – The Hunt For White Christ

Swedish death metal vikings Unleashed return with the the new release “The Hunt For White Christ” which follows the storyline ...
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Sylvaine – Atoms Aligned, Coming Undone

Talented Norwegian multi-instrumentalist Sylvaine is finally back with a new kaleidoscopic opus entitled “Atoms Aligned, Coming Undone” where chaos and ...
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The Lion’s Daughter – Future Cult

Revolting against the mainstream metal scene The Lion’s Daughter knows no music boundaries and bravely follows a personal evolution which ...
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Amaranthe – Helix

Swedish sensational band Amaranthe has acquired an unmistakable sonic identity drawing inspiration from diverse and contrasting music leading to a ...
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Vouna – Vouna

Synth-driven funeral doom band Vouna makes the first appearance in the metal scene with the debut self titled album recorded ...
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Cauldron – New Gods

Canadian metallers Cauldron are carrying the torch for old school heavy metal therefore it’s not surprising to hear loads of ...
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Ragnar Zolberg – Sonr Ravns

In the last few years we got to know and appreciate the talent of Icelandic musician Ragnar Zolberg during his ...
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Integrity / Krieg – Split

Two veteran bands Integrity and Krieg have joined forces to craft an entertaining split EP which will spread further their ...
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Mirrors For Psychic Warfare – I See What I Became

Mirrors For Psychic Warfare is a quite unique project that features the collaboration of Scott Kelly of Neurosis and producer ...
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Black Tusk – T.C.B.T.

The new full length “T.C.B.T.” marks a powerful return for Black Tusk as they fiercely unleash an interesting blend of ...
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Vreid – Lifehunger

Rising from the ashes of sognametal pioneers Windir Norwegian band Vreid has worked hard since 2004 to rightfully conquer a ...
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Circles – The Last One

In Australia's burgeoning progressive metal scene Circles has the potential to stand out and conquer new fans with the sophomore ...
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Kingcrow – The Persistence

With the brand new album “The Persistence” Italian prog outfit Kingcrow is ready to explore multifaceted music territories and craft ...
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Morne – To The Night Unknown

The heavy atmospheric soul of Morne comes to life once again on the latest full length “To The Night Unknown” ...
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Witherfall – A Prelude To Sorrow

Fairly new to the metal scene dark metallers Witherfall are ready to impress with the latest album “A Prelude To ...
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Beyond The Black – Heart Of The Hurricane

While many are not familiar yet with symphonic metal act Beyond The Black they have been working hard to conquer ...
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Conan – Existential Void Guardian

British trio Conan are already well known and appreciated for the trademark Caveman Battle Doom music style that is once ...
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Craft – White Noise And Black Metal

After a long hiatus Swedish act Craft returns triumphantly to spread obscurity with the intense blackened force of the latest ...
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Kontinuum – No Need To Reason

Among the many amazing bands from Iceland Kontinuum certainly stands out for the poetic gloom and charming post-rock melodies that ...
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Korpiklaani – Kulkija

Thinking about folk metal we can all agree that Finnish superstars Korpiklaani have mastered this art since 2003 therefore the ...
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Urarv – Argentum

Norwegian avant-black metal band Urarv definitely dwells in a profoundly dark sonic realm and it is from this abyss that ...
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Uncle Acid And The Deadbeats – Wasteland

The renowned brilliant talent of Kevin Starrs and what he passionately creates with Uncle Acid And The Deadbeats goes beyond ...
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Atreyu – In Our Wake

With a two decades career California’s gold-selling band Atreyu is back for more and aims to reach higher levels with ...
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Sirenia – Arcane Astral Aeons

On Sirenia’s ninth studio album “Arcane Astral Aeons” mastermind Morten Veland has carefully crafted for you another dazzling collection of ...
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Krakow – Minus

Norwegian band Krakow is clearly interested in the creation of an intriguing sonic spectrum that deliberately deviates from standard categorization ...
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Aeternus – Heathen

Norwegian Dark Metallers Aeternus arise from the renowned prolific Bergen metal scene with the release of the eighth full-length album ...
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Witchsorrow – Hexenhammer

Hampshire doom metal trio Witchsorrow is ready to unleash a solid collection of uncompromising hymns to darkness on the latest ...
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Orkan – Element

Fronted by Taake guitarist Gjermund Fredheim, Orkan is finally back to unleash immense darkness in the world with the new ...
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Bald Anders – Spiel

Bald Anders is the band that allows former Lunar Aurora musicians Benjamin and Constantin König absolute artistic freedom and the ...
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Eye Of Nix – Black Somnia

Avant-garde collective Eye Of Nix is ready to put a spell on you with the gloomy artistic vision of the ...
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Duncan Evans – Prayers For An Absentee

Duncan Evans, former guitarist for A Forest Of Stars, began his solo career in 2013 and the new album “Prayers ...
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Nochnoy Dozor – Nochnoy Dozor

It might be difficult to categorize the music style of Nochnoy Dozor, featuring guitarist Manos Georgakopoulos of doom eccentrics Universe217, ...
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Nhor – Wildflowers

What enigmatic British project Nhor has concocted during last year is quite unique as four separate "Wildflowers" cassette tapes were ...
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Noekk – Carol Stones And Elder Rock

Schwadorf and Helm of Empyrium always work on new music ideas and this time their project Noekk returns with the ...
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Farsot/ColdWorld – Toteninsel

German bands Farsot and ColdWorld joined forces to dedicate the new split album ”Toteninsel” to the Austrian Symbolist Arnold Böcklin's ...
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Finnr’s Cane – Elegy

Canadian atmospheric black metal stalwarts Finnr's Cane are ready to reach the next milestone in their music journey with the ...
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Northward – Northward

It took ten years to find the perfect time to release the self titled debut album but now beloved Nightwish ...
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The Vintage Caravan – Gateways

In the beginning there were three young Icelandic schoolboys passionate about music that might have not known yet that The ...
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Soulfly – Ritual

Fronted by legendary Max Cavalera, Soulfly has been active for more than two decades and now the band wants to ...
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The Spirit – Sounds From The Vortex

The sonic realm of The Spirit debut album “Sounds From The Vortex” is absolutely black and often hopeless as the ...
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Shining – Animal

It seems like Shining’s new album “Animal” will surprise the longtime fans as mastermind/frontman Jørgen Munkeby was tired of the ...
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Wolfheart – Constellation Of The Black Light

Winter metal is back and is here to stay as Finnish band Wolfheart, fronted by multi-instrumentalist Tuomas Saukkonen, return with ...
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Pelagos – Revolve

Finnish band Pelagos just started a multifaceted melancholic music journey that aims to enchant the listeners with the enigmatic nuances ...
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Wilt – Ruin

Manitoba atmospheric black metal band Wilt spent three years working hard on the genesis of the new concept album “Ruin” ...
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Madder Mortem – Marrow

Even if the current metal scene feels rather crowded a unique band like Norway’s Madder Mortem will always stand out ...
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Skogen – Skuggorna Kallar

Swedish blackened folk metal band Skogen are ready to spread immense melancholy and Nordic atmospheres on the new release “Skuggorna ...
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Epica – Epica vs. Attack On Titan

Undoubtedly Dutch symphonic metal masters Epica have been unstoppable conquering the hearts of so many fans worldwide and they have ...
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Omnium Gatherum – The Burning Cold

Formed in 1996 Finnish melo-death metallers Omnium Gatherum have always been devoted to the Scandinavian blend of melancholy & brutality ...
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Thy Catafalque – Geometria

Led by multi-talented composer Tamás Kátai Thy Catafalque is already renowned in the underground metal scene as a profoundly eclectic ...
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Shylmagoghnar – Transience

Dutch atmospheric black metal duo Shylmagoghnar has generated a lot of interest with the debut album “Emergence” back in 2014 ...
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Age Of Taurus – The Colony Slain

The time has come for doom metal diehards Age Of Taurus to release the sophomore full length “The Colony Slain” ...
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Frequency Drift – Letters To Maro

With delightful artistic concepts in mind and a desire to create innovative tonalities German progressive band Frequency Drift embarks on ...
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Cor Scorpii – Ruin

It’s been a decade since the debut album of Norwegian sognametal band Cor Scorpii which started as an offshoot of ...
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Unprocessed – Covenant

German progressive metal band Unprocessed aims to impress the audience with the eclectic tonalities and the crushing rhythms of the ...
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Khôrada – Salt

Featuring former Agalloch members Don Anderson on guitar, Jason Walton on bass and Aesop Dekker on drums alongside former Giant ...
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Night Club – Scary World

For the sophomore album “Scary World” Los Angeles based electronic duo Night Club has created an exciting sonic realm where ...
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Acârash – In Chaos Becrowned

Norwegian occult rock band Acârash is ready to conquer the underground scene with the esoteric poetry and blackened nuances of ...
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Tusmørke – Fjernsyn i Farver

Norwegian prog/folk band Tusmørke is ready to impress and surprise the listeners once again with the unique macabre romanticism and ...
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The Night Flight Orchestra – Sometimes The World Ain’t Enough

After the sensational 2017 album “Amber Galactic” Swedish classic/progressive rock supergroup The Night Flight Orchestra, featuring Soilwork’s Bjorn ‘Speed’ Strid ...
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Follow The Cipher – Follow The Cipher

Started by Sabaton’s longtime collaborator Ken Kängström, Swedish power metallers Follow The Cipher are eager to reach a wide audience ...
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With The End In Mind – Unraveling; Arising

Based in Olympia, Washington black metallers With The End In Mind are finally ready to release the debut full length ...
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YOB – Our Raw Heart

Known as one of the most loved and respected bands in the current metal scene YOB returns with the monumental ...
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Alkaloid – Liquid Anatomy

The second release from the mighty Alkaloid, proves that these guys are evolving and growing immensely as musicians. Truly progressive, ...
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Long Distance Calling – Boundless

Germany’s Post-metal powerhouse Long Distance Calling return with “Boundless.” The title of this record couldn’t be more apt, for LDC ...
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Tsjuder – Throne Of The Goat

Norwegian cult black metal stalwarts Tsjuder are proudly releasing a new edition of their first EP “Throne Of The Goat” ...
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Dead Cross – Dead Cross EP

When a supergroup like Dead Cross releases a surprise self titled EP we are all curious to listen what this ...
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Carpenter Brut – Leather Teeth

The new unannounced release “Leather Teeth” by French synthwave or darksynth artist Carpenter Brut is the real soundtrack to an ...
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Nocturnal Graves – Titan

Australian extreme metallers Nocturnal Graves are ready to spread undiluted darkness and uncompromising ferocity on the newest full length “Titan” ...
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Pig – Risen

Mastermind and apocalyptic storyteller Raymond Watts has a long history in the electro/industrial rock scene and on the new Pig’s ...
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Witch Mountain – Witch Mountain

There has been some drastic line up changes but Portland based doom stalwarts Witch Mountain return with the new singer ...
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Nightmarer – Cacophony Of Terror

Emerging from the darkest depths of metal Nightmarer proudly releases the debut full length “Cacophony Of Terror” confidently exploring extreme ...
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Marduk – Viktoria

The blackened legacy of Swedish icons Marduk is renowned worldwide and its blasphemous essence continues to be crucial in the ...
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Immortal – Northern Chaos Gods

It’s been almost nine years since Norwegian black metal icons Immortal have released an album and their faithful acolytes have ...
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Ails – The Unraveling

Former Bay Area avant-garde band Ludicra vocalist Laurie Shanaman and guitar player/vocalist Christy Cather have started a new intriguing music ...
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Lucifer – Lucifer II

The second coming of rockers Lucifer starts when vocalist Johanna Sadonis finds Nicke Andersson as the perfect songwriting partner and ...
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Chrch – Light Will Consume Us All

Sacramento based doom practitioners Chrch embark on a spiritual music journey on the new album “Light Will Consume Us All” ...
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Kataklysm – Meditations

For over twenty five years Canadian melodic death metal veterans Kataklysm have worked hard to conquer the rightful strong status ...
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Hypno5e – Alba – Les Ombres Errantes

French post-metal pioneers Hypno5e return with the new album “Alba - Les Ombres Errantes” which is actually a particularly interesting ...
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At The Gates – To Drink From The Night Itself

We all remember how Swedish melodic death metal veterans At The Gates made a stunning debut in the scene with ...
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Drudkh – They Often See Dreams About the Spring

Ukrainian black metal band Drudkh  returns with the new release “They Often See Dreams About the Spring” crafting traditional blackened ...
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Orange Goblin – The Wolf Bites Back

For over twenty years British icons Orange Goblin have been truly devoted to the noble art of heavy metal and ...
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Voices – Frightened

The fact that British band Voices features members of Akercocke should already trigger your curiosity and the new full length ...
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Graveyard – Peace

We were all heartbroken when charismatic Swedish rockers Graveyard announced their breakup back in 2016 so it is a great ...
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Candlemass – House Of Doom

Swedish doom metal pioneers Candlemass will finally release a new full length in fall 2018 but while you’re anxiously waiting ...
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Khemmis – Desolation

Following the memorable success of the 2016 release “Hunted” Denver quartet Khemmis is ready to impress a wider audience with ...
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King Witch – Under The Mountain

Scottish metal/doom rockers King Witch are just starting a promising intense music journey with the intriguing ideas and passionate approach ...
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The Dark Red Seed – Becomes Awake

King Dude guitarist Tosten Larson and engineer Shawn Flemming new musical outlet The Dark Red Seed last year released the ...
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Dark Buddha Rising – II

Finnish psychedelic doom practitioners Dark Buddha Rising are eager to drag you through the mind bending sonic maze of the ...
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A Perfect Circle – Eat The Elephant

We all waited patiently to listen to a new A Perfect Circle album and after fourteen years “Eat The Elephant” ...
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Witchskull – Coven’s Will

Australian trio Witchskull is eager to spread massive doom grooves worldwide with the sophomore release “Coven’s Will” which sees the ...
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Cave Bastard – The Bleak Shall Devour The Earth

San Diego based extreme metal band Cave Bastard has put a lot of effort in the creation of the debut ...
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God Is An Astronaut – Epitaph

With a successful sixteen years career Irish instrumental band God Is An Astronaut is well known for the magical post ...
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Yamantaka // Sonic Titan – Dirt

You could get lost within the sonic labyrinth of “Dirt”, the latest effort generated by the shape shifting creative force ...
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Hekate – Totentanz

In the neofolk scene German band Hekate certainly has acquired an elite status which will be re-confirmed with the long ...
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Spiral Skies – Blues For A Dying Planet

A new name is about to get your full attention because Swedish occult rockers Spiral Skies are finally ready to ...
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Winterfylleth – The Hallowing Of Heirdom

This time British band Winterfylleth has decided to explore traditional English folk music to the fullest extent paying homage to ...
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Midnattsol – The Aftermath

The return of Midnattsol could not be more grandiose as beloved vocalist Liv Kristine has officially joined the band to ...
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Grift – Vilsna Andars Boning

Swedish poet and dark folk artist Erik Gärdefors returns with Grift’s new EP “Vilsna Andars Boning” to captivate the audience ...
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Mos Generator – Shadowlands

Washington based heavy rock trio Mos Generator returns with a powerful sonic trip filled with  authentic ‘70s rock nuances on ...
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Lychgate – The Contagion In Nine Steps

Following a multifaceted music pathway Lychgate has earned a solid status in the UK extreme metal scene and the latest ...
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Octopus – Supernatural Alliance

Could something really cool emerge from the spectral swamps of Detroit? Yes, it’s the psychedelic turbo rock band Octopus who ...
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Rivers Of Nihil – Where Owls Know My Name

This might be the strongest effort from this band. You can hear how much their composition has matured. This album ...
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Wolvhammer – The Monuments Of Ash & Bone

With a revamped lineup and renewed creative energy Wolvhammer emerge from the darkest depths of underground metal to deliver an ...
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Bruce Lamont – Broken Limbs Excite No Pity

Multi-instrumentalist Bruce Lamont is best known for his work with Yakuza, Corrections House and Brain Tentacles but now is releasing ...
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Amorphis – Queen Of Time

A new album by Finnish masters Amorphis is bound to generate curiosity and high expectations as during a successful thirty ...
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Ihsahn – Ámr

Legendary Emperor frontman Ihsahn has built a strong reputation as a solo artist and the new long awaited effort “Ámr” ...
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Spiders – Killer Machine

Swedish rockers Spiders are on a mission to keep rock ‘n’ roll alive with the latest effort “Killer Machine” so ...
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Crematory – Oblivion

With a twenty seven years career German gothic metal band Crematory has rightfully earned a solid status in the metal ...
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Spiritual Front – Amour Braque

Led by mastermind Simone H. Salvatori Italian trio Spiritual Front returns with the first new work of music in eight ...
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Tesseract – Sonder

Tesseract is back with their 4th full length album. It's pretty short, but is packed with high quality music. They ...
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Dimmu Borgir – Eonian

It’s been so long since successful extreme metal masters Dimmu Borgir released an album therefore fans are very curious to ...
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Crone – Godspeed

Hailing from Northern Germany dark rock band Crone led by the renowned talent of Secrets Of The Moon mastermind Phil ...
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Sol Invictus – Necropolis

The good news is that progenitors of the Neofolk genre Sol Invictus are back with the spellbinding new album “Necropolis”, ...
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Tengil – Shouldhavebeens

Young Swedish post-hardcore band Tengil will absolutely surprise and captivate the listeners with the spiritual essence, the diverse music approach ...
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Throneless – Cycles

Swedish doom metal outfit Throneless is ready to make an impact in the underground scene with the monolithic heavy anthems ...
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Wyrmwoods – Earth Made Flesh

Hailing from Finland multi-instrumentalist Nuurag-Vaarn has released the first Wyrmwoods album entitled “Earth Made Flesh” which contains an eclectic blend ...
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Glorior Belli – The Apostates

French black metal band Glorior Belli returns triumphantly with the latest effort “The Apostates” showcasing strong black metal roots leading ...
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Underøath – Erase Me

There is so much hype and expectation around the comeback of Underøath, a band that decided to do a farewell ...
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Kamelot – The Shadow Theory

One of the most beloved bands in metal Kamelot triumphantly returns with the anticipated new album “The Shadow Theory” conceptually ...
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Black Foxxes – Reiði

Exeter's trio Black Foxxes is ready to surprise the listeners with the experimental edge and catchy melodies of the second ...
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Aura Noir – Aura Noire

Since twenty five years Aura Noir have proven many times to be Norway’s blackened thrash metal kings and the sixth ...
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Eagle Twin – The Thundering Heard

Salt Lake City based duo Eagle Twin is proudly releasing the latest effort “The Thundering Heard” which far from being ...
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Barren Earth – A Complex Of Cages

Finnish progressive death metal supergroup Barren Earth, featuring Olli-Pekka Laine of Amorphis, Sami Yli-Sirniö of Kreator, guitarist Janne Perttilä, vocalist ...
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Black Salvation – Uncertainty Is Bliss

Featuring Uno Bruniusson formerly of In Solitude and Grave Pleasures and currently of Death Alley, German psychedelic hard rock trio ...
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Chaostar – The Undivided Light

Fans of Greek titans Septicflesh are certainly familiar with Chaostar, the spellbinding experimental project led by guitarist and composer Christos ...
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Tax The Heat – Change Your Position

British bluesy rock band Tax The Heat returns with the explosive rhythmic dynamics and refreshing composition skills of the latest ...
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Malady – Toinen Toista

Finnish progressive rock quintet Malady invites you to experience the unique ‘70s influenced music journey of the new album “Toinen ...
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Nightwish – Decades

Not many bands can celebrate an exceptional twenty years career and when it comes to Nightwish there is no doubt ...
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The Golden Grass – Absolutely

New York-based psychedelic retro rock power trio The Golden Grass is ready to jam freely on the latest effort “Absolutely” ...
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Kalmah – Palo

Finnish band Kalmah has a lot of history and passion for melodic death metal that mixed with majestic symphonic accents ...
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Black Moth -Anatomical Venus

With renewed creative energy and higher confidence British rockers Black Moth aim to deliver a raw collection of wild rock ...
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Memoriam – The Silent Vigil

If you paid attention last year you should have not missed the debut album of Memoriam, the new project featuring ...
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Green Druid – Ashen Blood

Denver-based psychedelic stoner doom collective Green Druid is currently celebrating the release of the trippy debut album “Ashen Blood” testing ...
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Oceans Of Slumber – The Banished Heart

Progressive metal quintet Oceans Of Slumber has certainly gained a lot of attention in the last few years leading to ...
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Eyes Set To Kill – Eyes Set To Kill

American trio Eyes Set To Kill worked hard to gain popularity and the catchy melodic alt rock & post-hardcore style ...
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Angra – Omni

Angra happens to be one of my favorite bands. Kiko Loureiro's departure from this band was very hard for me, ...
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Mile Marker Zero – The Fifth Row

The buzz around prog rockers Mile Marker Zero will be certainly amplified by the sophomore full-length concept album "The Fifth ...
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Michael Schenker Fest – Resurrection

Under the moniker Michael Schenker Fest legendary rock guitarist Michael Schenker releases the latest powerful effort “Resurrection” and for this ...
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Fronted by charismatic vocalist Heather Michele California based symphonic/gothic-metal band Graveshadow is ready to release the second full length “Ambition’s ...
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Auri – Auri

Mastermind Tuomas Holopainen and Troy Donockley of Nightwish joined forces with popular Finnish singer Johanna Kurkela to create the new ...
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Doom has always dealt with terms of love & loss, depression, and the struggle to endure. The devastating album Támsins ...
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Deathwhite – For A Black Tomorrow

American trio Deathwhite raises the bar with the release of the first full length “For A Black Tomorrow” focusing on ...
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The Absence – A Gift For The Obsessed

Tampa death metal band The Absence finally returns to the scene with the 4th studio album “A Gift For The ...
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The long awaited new Monster Magnet album aptly entitled “Mindfucker” is finally within your reach and you can rest assured ...
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Necrophobic – Mark Of The Necrogram

With a renewed line up and reinvigorated passion Swedish death metallers Necrophobic return to the scene with the hellish energy ...
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Forbidden Seasons – Promise

Italian metal band Forbidden Seasons is eager to make an impact in the music scene with the debut full length ...
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Eartheria – Awaken the sun

The Finnish progressive death metal band Eartheria has released its second EP at the beginning  of February. Two years ago ...
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Earthless – Black Heaven

Psychedelic power trio Earthless has already a dedicated fanbase that will inevitably grow with the newest long awaited full length ...
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On Thorns I Lay – Aegean Sorrow

Back in the ‘90s Greek band On Thorns I Lay offered unforgettable shades of gothic/doom metal and now with a ...
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Ministry – AmeriKKKant

The return of industrial pioneers Ministry could not be more explosive as with a revamped line up and intense creative ...
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Atala – Labyrinth of Ashmedai

In the subterranean metal scene California based sludge/doom metal trio Atala is already known for the chosen catchy & aggressive ...
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Thy Antichrist – Wrath Of The Beast

Since 1998 US based Black Metallers Thy Antichrist have worked hard to gain a solid status in the underground scene ...
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Cabal – Mark Of Rot

Hailing from Denmark emerging band Cabal is ready to conquer acolytes with the incredibly crushing debut full length “Mark Of ...
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Finnish doom cultists Hooded Menace demonstrate to be truly dedicated to authentic extreme doom metal on the latest effort “Ossuarium ...
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Eïs – Stillstand und Heimkehr

German atmospheric black metal act Eïs returns to spread pure melancholy with the cold poetry of the new EP "Stillstand ...
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Novareign – Legends

Southern California’s progressive power metal outfit Novareign is ready to impress the listeners with the untamed energy and over-the-top shredding ...
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The new split album featuring two lengthy tracks by England's Eye of Solitude and Belgium's Marche Funèbre perfectly represents two ...
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The new super-group Legend Of The Seagullmen will demand your full attention with the debut self-titled album. Featuring Danny Carey ...
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Insolvency – Antagonism Of The Soul

French metal band Insolvency put a lot of effort in the creation of the intensely energetic sonic assault on the ...
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The Italian surreal metal band Mhela has released its first EP "ES" last month. It presents 7 tracks which introduce ...
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Letters From The Colony – Vignette

Swedish progressive extreme metal architects Letters From The Colony proudly presents to the world their opus “Vignette” which, far from ...
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Knife The Glitter – Knife The Glitter

Featuring Kevin Antreassian of The Dillinger Escape Plan, New Jersey based instrumental progressive metal band Knife The Glitter spent eight ...
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Arkona – Khram

Hailing from Russia Arkona has conquered a prominent status in the metal scene gaining attention for the unique blackened pagan ...
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All Souls – All Souls

Los Angeles based quartet All Souls will be a new name for many but this band actually features experienced musicians, ...
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Terror Universal – Make Them Bleed

The new masked metal supergroup Terror Universal, featuring Ill Nino members Dave Chavarri and Ahrue Luster, is ready to hit ...
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Fu Manchu – Clone Of The Universe

Southern California's desert/fuzz/stoner rock legends Fu Manchu are back with the exciting 12th full length “Clone Of The Universe” which ...
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The Atlas Moth – Coma Noir

Hailing from Chicago The Atlas Moth always focused on experimenting with psychedelic & atmospheric facets of metal and on the ...
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Therion – Beloved Antichrist

The return of symphonic metal titans Therion could have not been more triumphant as Christofer Johnsson has been working meticulously ...
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Machine Head – Catharsis

Fronted by charismatic vocalist/guitarist Robb Flynn, Machine Head is ready to deliver the ambitious ninth album “Catharsis” which aims to ...
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Tribulation – Down Below

Swedish quartet Tribulation is quickly becoming one of the most intriguing acts in the current metal scene following an unstoppable ...
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Heidevolk – Vuur Van Verzet

Dutch Pagan metal brotherhood Heidevolk proudly unleashes a new folkish collection of songs on the full length “Vuur Van Verzet” ...
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Rise Of Avernus – Eigengrau

Australian symphonic doom/death metal band Rise Of Avernus has the potential to become a new favorite in the underground metal ...
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If you can imagine in your minds third-eye what a quintessential classic prog band would sound like filtered through a ...
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White Wizzard’s fourth album “Infernal Overdrive” is an important release for the band as it marks the return of classic ...
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Phil Campbell And The Bastard Sons – The Age Of Absurdity

Everybody knows and appreciate the work of Motörhead guitarist Phil Campbell so the new sensational band Phil Campbell And The ...
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If in the beginning Austrian Harakiri For The Sky was just a studio project recently this intriguing band has expanded ...
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Known as pioneers of Oriental metal Orphaned Land have recently celebrated their 25th anniversary and the latest epic endeavor “Unsung ...
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Norwegian rockers Audrey Horne are known to be highly influenced by ‘70s – ‘80s rock/metal and such stylistic choice certainly ...
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Young Dutch metallers Bleeding Gods are eager to unleash their latest epic death/black metal opus “Dodekathlon” conceptually based on the ...
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Swedish controversial band Shining is often surrounded by stories of madness and erratic behavior but nobody could ever deny that ...
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Following the spellbinding album “Semente” released last year expectations are really high and Portuguese artsy post- doom quintet Sinistro is ...
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The core Corrosion Of Conformity trio of Woody Weatherman, Mike Dean and Reed Mullin has proven to be extremely passionate ...
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Swedish black metal outfit Watain, among controversy & mixed reactions, has relentlessly conquered a seminal status in the current metal ...
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Known as the true guardians of Middle Earth, Austrian duo Summoning returns with “With Doom We Come” which continues to ...
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