Album Reviews 2019

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Silence In The Snow – Levitation Chamber

Silence In The Snow is the joint effort of guitarist/vocalist Cyn M. and drummer Trevor DeSchryver (Wolves in the Throne ...
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3TEETH – Metawar

Iconoclast industrial metal band 3TEETH has put together the ambitious new album “Metawar” that with its palpable raw energy and ...
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Bloody Hammers – The Summoning

Goth rock duo Bloody Hammers pays homage to classic horror flicks with the spooky themes of the new full length ...
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Stille Volk – Milharis

In the year of their 25th anniversary French pagan folk pioneers Stille Volk are releasing the long awaited new album ...
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Memoriam – Requiem For Mankind

Since their inception back in 2016 Memoriam have been quite prolific in fact they are already releasing the third album ...
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Scardust – Sands Of Time

Scardust is a new band from Israel eager to grab your attention making their official debut in the metal scene ...
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Soto – Origami

Recently we’ve seen the talented Jeff Scott Soto handling vocals in the stellar supergroup Sons Of Apollo, alongside Mike Portnoy, ...
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Jess By The Lake – Under The Red Light Shine

We all know that Jasmin Saarela is an extremely talented vocalist from her enchanting work with the Finnish cult band ...
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Earth – Full Upon Her Burning Lips

Legendary experimental drone rock duo Earth consisting of guitarist Dylan Carlson and percussionist Adrienne Davies returns with the ninth record ...
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Nevalra – Conjure The Storm

Founded in 2013 by guitarist/vocalist Scott Eames, known as touring guitarist for Thy Antichrist, blackened death metal band Nevalra is ...
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Enthroned – Cold Black Suns

For twenty five years Belgian legends Enthroned have created acclaimed hymns to darkness and their signature ominous black metal style ...
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Saint Vitus – Saint Vitus

With a forty years career Saint Vitus are still considered the godfathers of American doom metal and in fact the ...
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Humanity’s Last Breath – Abyssal

Devastating. Massive. Complex. Few albums in recent memory have been such a litmus test for these descriptors as the second ...
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Batushka – Hospodi

The mysterious Polish band Batushka quickly conquered attention and critical acclaim within the underground metal scene therefore since the announcement ...
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TheNightTimeProject – Pale Season

Fredrik and Mattias Norrman are really prolific musicians, after spending fifteen years in Katatonia they are currently active in October ...
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Valborg – Zentrum

German band Valborg has mastered a sophisticated primitivism which is definitely a peculiar music style that today leads to the ...
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Salem’s Bend – Supercluster

LA-based rock trio Salem’s Bend proves to know how to put together a delicious psychedelic stoner rock ensemble on the ...
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Haunt – If Icarus Could Fly

Haunt began as a solo project of Beastmaker frontman Trevor William Church and on the sophomore release “If Icarus Could ...
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Diamond Head – The Coffin Train

Known as New Wave Of British Heavy Metal pioneers Diamond Head have inspired countless bands and their explosive music journey ...
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Ringworm – Death Becomes My Voice

In the underground metal scene Cleveland’s metallic hardcore band Ringworm is known for the ferocious music style that leads to ...
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Spirit Adrift – Divided By Darkness

Arizona based heavy metal outfit Spirit Adrift started as the solo project of multi instrumentalist Nathan Garrett and now has ...
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Arch / Matheos – Winter Ethereal

Progressive rock virtuosos John Arch and Jim Matheos, renowned for their work in Fates Warning, have joined forces under the ...
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Silver Snakes – Death And The Moon

As Los Angeles-based quartet Silver Snakes continues to evolve in order to develop a solid music identity that will impress ...
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Full Of Hell – Weeping Choir

Full Of Hell continue to garner attention and critical acclaim in the underground metal scene delivering a unique pulverizing blend ...
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Dead To A Dying World – Elegy

Texas based experimental dark metal band Dead To A Dying World has meticulously crafted a quite poignant music experience on ...
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Dool – Love Like Blood

Dutch dark rock band Dool impressed the audience with the debut album "Here Now, There Then" back in 2017 and ...
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Vaura – Sables

After six years New York-based avant/post-metal collective Vaura is ready to share with the world the new album “Sables” characterized ...
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Gloryhammer – Legends From Beyond The Galactic Terrorvortex

Founded by Alestorm frontman Christopher Bowes in 2009 Gloryhammer is based on a fantasy concept with an anthemic power metal ...
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Suldusk – Lunar Falls

Suldusk is a new enchanting project led by Australian talented vocalist Emily Highfield and the debut album “Lunar Falls”, dedicated ...
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Druids – Monument

Iowa based psychedelic stoner/sludge metal trio Druids has the chance to reach a wider audience with the mighty guitar driven ...
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Baroness – Gold & Grey

After many acclaimed releases there are high expectations for what Baroness has crafted on the brand new album, and final ...
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Waste Of Space Orchestra – Syntheosis

Waste Of Space Orchestra is not an average band but the result of an adventurous collaboration between Finnish bands Oranssi ...
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Monkey3 – Sphere

Swiss instrumental rockers Monkey3 embark on a new interstellar journey with the massive heavy psychedelic rock jams of the latest ...
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Gaahls WYRD – GastiR – Ghosts Invited

Renowned prolific black metal vocalist & composer Gaahl has created the new anticipated debut album “GastiR - Ghosts Invited” under ...
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Numenorean – Adore

Canadian post black metallers Numenorean worked hard for three years to craft the sophomore album “Adore” which has the potential ...
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Gold – Why Aren’t you Laughing?

It’s not easy to categorize the music style of Dutch band Gold but their eclectic creative force is very clear ...
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Darkthrone – Old Star

Norwegian legends Darkthrone return with the brand new album “Old Star” which this time unleashes a savage series of guitar ...
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Kampfar – Ofidians Manifest

Norwegian band Kampfar has been around for twenty five years crafting intense extreme metal music and after taking some time ...
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Latitudes – Part Island

UK-based post-metal outfit Latitudes invites you to join an immersive music journey within the gorgeous melancholia infused melodic grandeur of ...
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The Damned Things – High Crimes

The music journey of the supergroup The Damned Things begins nine years ago when Scott Ian of legendary Anthrax started ...
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Death Angel – Humanicide

We all notice how strong the thrash metal legacy still feels today and one of the reasons can be found ...
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Possessed – Revelations Of Oblivion

It took three decades but death metal masters Possessed are finally back with the new merciless full length “Revelations Of ...
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Crowhurst – III

Crowhurst is the strictly experimental project of prolific artist Jay Gambit that deliberately aims to incorporate eclectic music styles and ...
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Fleshgod Apocalypse – Veleno

Italian masters of orchestral death metal Fleshgod Apocalypse have worked meticulously to perfect their grandiose music vision which fully comes ...
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October Tide – In Splendor Below

Swedish melodic death/doom metallers October Tide, featuring former Katatonia members Fredrik and Mattias Norrman, are ready to share with the ...
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Helheim – Rignir

Pioneers of Norwegian Viking metal Helheim have been proudly representing their Norse heritage through music and lyrics for over two ...
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Enforcer – Zenith

Swedish heavy metal band Enforcer took longer than usual to create with total freedom the big & loud new album ...
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Hedonihil – I

Hedonihil is a new thrilling project featuring the talent of Juuso Raatikainen, Mikko Kotamäki and Juho Räihä of beloved Finnish ...
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Novarupta – Disillusioned Fire

The genesis of Novarupta begins when Swedish musician/composer Alex Stjernfeldt leaves The Moth Gatherer following his desire to explore different ...
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Eluveitie – Ategnatos

Swiss folk metal superstars Eluveitie embark on a brand new epic journey with the 8th album “Ategnatos” which seems to ...
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Vltimas – Something Wicked Marches In

Vltimas will be inevitably categorized as a supergroup since this new band features Rune "Blasphemer" Eriksen (ex-MAYHEM, AURA NOIR), David ...
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Asthma Castle – Mount Crushmore

Stoner/sludge metal collective Asthma Castle is a new name in the metal scene but features veteran musicians and the debut ...
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Bergraven – Det Framlidna Minnet

Swedish avant-garde progressive dark metal act Bergraven never refrains from exploring contrasting themes and diverse music territories in fact such ...
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Laster – Het Wassen Oog

Dutch avant-garde post-black metal trio Laster aims to surprise the listeners with the genre bending approach and the unusual soundscapes ...
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Superlynx – New Moon

Norwegian doom trio Superlynx begins a new chapter with the sophomore album “New Moon” that allows them to freely express ...
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Forever Still – Breathe In Colours

The modern metal scene is definitely full of emerging bands that try to stand out and young Danish metallers Forever ...
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Grand Magus – Wolf God

Swedish heavy metal riff masters Grand Magus return with the new album “Wolf God” and this time they decided to ...
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Backyard Babies – Sliver & Gold

With their signature sleaze rock Swedish rockers Backyard Babies have been quite popular over the past three decades and certainly ...
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Imperia – Flames Of Eternity

One of the reasons why gothic metal band Imperia will always conquer our hearts is the enchanting voice of Helena ...
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Allegaeon – Apoptosis

Despite several line up changes Allegaeon showcase a renewed intense creative force that generates the compelling nuances and crushing dynamics ...
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Periphery – Periphery IV: HAIL STAN

With their signature modern progressive metalcore style Periphery has undoubtedly conquered the music scene and they devoted an entire year ...
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Big Business – The Beast You Are

The music journey of power duo Big Business started fifteen years ago and now they have crafted another entertaining collection ...
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Spotlights – Love & Decay

Formed by husband and wife duo Mario and Sarah Quintero and now joined by drummer Chris Enriquez, Spotlights will guide ...
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Fallujah – Undying Light

The new sonic journey of Bay Area progressive death metallers Fallujah begins with the 4th full-length album “Undying Light” which ...
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Arrival Of Autumn – Harbinger

Canadian metallers Arrival Of Autumn proudly presents to the world their debut full length “Harbinger” offering an intense mixture of ...
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Cellar Darling – The Spell

Back in 2017 Cellar Darling shared their powerful music vision with the debut album “This Is The Sound” and now ...
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Mark Morton – Anesthetic

Renowned guitarist of Lamb of God Mark Morton has crafted his first solo record entitled “Anesthetic” exploring diverse music styles ...
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Twin Temple – Bring You Their Signature Sound…Satanic Doo-Wop

L.A. Satanic doo-wop duo Twin Temple make their official debut with the album “Twin Temple Bring You Their Signature Sound...Satanic ...
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Týr – Hel

Representing Scandinavian metal since over two decades Týr return with the anticipated eighth full length “Hel” which naturally stays true ...
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While She Sleeps – So What?

British quintet While She Sleeps continue to gain popularity with their energetic blend of heavy metalcore and catchy grooves that ...
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Sâver – They Came With Sunlight

Featuring members of Norwegian doom outfits Tombstones and Hymn the new band Sâver describes the music style of the debut ...
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Witchers Creed – Awakened From The Tomb

It’s a really exciting time for Swedish doom raiders Witchers Creed as they are ready to share their music with ...
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Hiss From The Moat – The Harrier

Founded by acclaimed drummer James Payne of Vital Remains and Hour of Penance, Hiss From The Moat is ready to ...
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Children Of Bodom – Hexed

So many have been waiting for a new full length by renowned Finnish metallers Children Of Bodom and finally the ...
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Candlemass – The Door To Doom

The doom legacy of Swedish stalwarts Candlemass is as strong as ever and the long awaited new album “The Door ...
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Ghost Iris – Apple Of Discord

Danish progressive metalcore band Ghost Iris started as a DIY internet phenomenon in 2015 and now they are ready to ...
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Malevolent Creation – The 13th Beast

We can all agree that Malevolent Creation are an institution in the extreme metal scene and the best way to ...
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Beast In Black – From Hell With Love

Mastermind Anton Kabanen continues his bombastic music endeavor with the band Beast In Black and is ready to deliver a ...
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Kings Destroy – Fantasma Nera

Brooklyn-based band Kings Destroy has chosen a different approach to create the new album “Fantasma Nera” resulting in an intriguing ...
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Misery Index – Rituals Of power

For American death metal quartet Misery Index it’s time to unleash a ferocious uncompromising sonic assault conceptually revolving around dystopian ...
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Windswept – The Onlooker

Formed by Drudkh mastermind Roman Sayenko Ukrainian black metal project Windswept is set to spread absolute darkness with the sophomore ...
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Chrome Waves – A Grief Observed

Formed by Jeff Wilson (ex-Nachtmystium, ex-Wolvhammer, ex-Abigail Williams) post/alt-metal band Chrome Waves is now a full time music endeavor with ...
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Brick By Brick – Hive Mentality

New York hardcore band Brick By Brick put together a quite angered and relentless new album entitled “Hive Mentality” so ...
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Overkill – The Wings Of War

With outstanding passion and resiliency iconic New Jersey thrashers Overkill have accomplished so much during their long career and certainly ...
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Yerûšelem – The Sublime

Blut Aus Nord mastermind Vindsval and long time partner W.D. Feld joined forces to create the new ambitious project Yerûšelem ...
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In Flames – I, The Mask

The successful career of In Flames started in the burgeoning metal scene of Gothenburg back in 1990 and while  they ...
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Die Klute – Planet Fear

Fear Factory's Dino Cazares, Die Krupps' Jürgen Engler and Leæther Strip’s Claus Larsen joined forces to create the new industrial ...
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Rotting Christ – The Heretics

During their thirty years careers Greek metal masters Rotting Christ have worked relentlessly and passionately to establish the recognizable distinct ...
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Aenimus – Dreamcatcher

Progressive extreme metal band Aenimus is ready to share with the world the crushing dynamics and the lavish melodic tapestries ...
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Avantasia – Moonglow

Back in 1999 mastermind Tobias Sammet created the critically acclaimed all-star rock opera Avantasia that certainly has garnered a great ...
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Morild – Så kom mørket…

For Danish atmospheric black metal quintet Morild the time has come to enter a world of cold darkness with the ...
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Ossuarium – Living Tomb

Portland’s death/doom outfit Ossuarium proudly welcome you to the asphyxiating sonic realm of  the debut full length “Living Tomb” that ...
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Altarage – The Approaching Roar

Spanish metal extremists Altarage seem to have no interest in fame and continue to keep their anonymity as well as ...
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The Moth Gatherer – Esoteric Oppression

Founded in Stockholm in 2008 by Victor Wegeborn and Alex Stjernfeldt, The Moth Gatherer is now proud to share with ...
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Insanity Alert – 666 Pack

Austrian crossover thrashers Insanity Alert have put together a massive thrash party on the third full length record “666 Pack” ...
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Hexvessel – All Tree

Formed in 2009 by talented songwriter/musician Mat "Kvohst" McNerney, also known as frontman of Grave Pleasures, Hexvessel is deeply inspired ...
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Hecate Enthroned – Embrace Of The Godless Aeon

Hecate Enthroned are certainly one of the UK underground's longest-running bands that, despite several line-up changes through the years, have ...
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Pulchra Morte – Divina Autem Et Aniles

Featuring seasoned musicians, death/doom metallers Pulchra Morte proudly unleash the debut full-length “Divina Autem Et Aniles” which guides the listeners ...
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Within Temptation – Resist

During their long successful career Within Temptation have achieved a fundamental role in the symphonic metal realm yet in recent ...
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The Sabbathian – Latum Alterum

Formed by multi-instrumentalist Chad Davis and vocalist Anette Uvaas Guldbrandsen, The Sabbathian is ready to embark on the darkest music ...
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Autumn Tears – Colors Hidden Within The Gray

Gothic/neoclassical collective Autumn Tears is ready to celebrate a fashionable return from slumber with the first full length album in ...
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Mono – Nowhere Now Here

Originally formed in 1999, Tokyo based instrumental band Mono has garnered attention worldwide with a unique shoegaze/rock sonic palette that ...
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Astronoid – Astronoid

Back in 2016  Boston quartet Astronoid made a memorable debut in the underground metal scene and now it’s time to ...
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Soen – Lotus

Swedish based progressive metal band Soen is ready to impress the audience once again with the highly anticipated release “Lotus” ...
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A Pale Horse Named Death – When The World Becomes Undone

Fronted by Sal Abruscato, former drummer of legendary Type O Negative, New York quintet A Pale Horse Named Death is ...
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Oomph! – Ritual

Renowned pioneers of the Neue Deutsche Härte, Oomph! triumphantly reach another milestone with the darkened nuances and über-catchy grooves of ...
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Puppy – The Goat

British trio Puppy could become the next breakthrough band with the ‘90s alt rock flavors and grungy vibes the debut ...
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Dust Bolt – Trapped In Chaos

Even if they are from Germany Dust Bolt are absolutely devoted to Bay Area style thrash metal so it won’t ...
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Undantagsfolk – Den Ondes Fingrar

Featuring Êlea of Noeta and Erik of Grift, Swedish duo Undantagsfolk is ready to share arcane stories worldwide on the ...
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Swallow The Sun – When A Shadow Is Forced Into The Light

The indisputable masters of gloom, beauty & despair Swallow The Sun return with the highly anticipated full length “When A ...
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Incite – Built To Destroy

For metal frontrunners Incite the brand new studio effort “Built To Destroy” certainly represents a significant milestone and they are ...
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Soilwork – Verkligheten

Swedish metallers Soilwork are certainly renowned worldwide for their explosive melodeath style and the highly anticipated full length “Verkligheten” proves ...
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Deathchant – Deathchant

The music style of Los Angeles-based band Deathchant is categorized as psychedelic heavy proto-metal and the self-titled debut album promises ...
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Nailed To Obscurity – Black Frost

Hailing from Northern Germany, melodic death/doom metallers Nailed To Obscurity proudly unleash the new full length “Black Frost” which symbolizes ...
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Legion Of The Damned – Slaves Of The Shadow Realm

Veteran Dutch extreme metal outfit Legion Of The Damned is proud to unleash an overload of raw energy and undiluted ...
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Following massive touring cycles Ukrainian band Jinjer has managed to conquer a wider fanbase therefore this is the perfect time ...
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Mark Deutrom – The Blue Bird

You are certainly familiar with multi-instrumentalist Mark Deutrom for his memorable past music endeavors with Melvins and now it’s time ...
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John Garcia – John Garcia And The Band Of Gold

You all know John Garcia as vocalist of legendary Kyuss and founder of desert rock institutions such as Unida, Slo-Burn, ...
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Yatra – Death Ritual

Maryland-based doom trio Yatra is ready to begin a personal music journey with the debut full length “Death Ritual” composed ...
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