Arkheron Thodol are an atmospheric black metal band from the US and this is their debut album.
Atmospheric black metal is one of my favourite sub-genres. When it’s done well and you’re in the mood for it, there’s nothing quite like it.
Element of Chaos are a progressive metal band from Italy, this is their second album.
With a sharp sound, serrated riffs, and savage vocals, Element of Chaos burst onto the airwaves with the first track on the album
The Second Dawn of Hiroshima. It’s quite an entrance. Continue reading
This is the debut album of US blackened death metal band Suffering Hour.
Suffering Hour’s 2014 debut EP
Foreseeing Exemptions to a Dismal Beyond was a release that really struck a chord with me. The band’s primitive-yet-powerful display Continue reading
Dead Soul Alliance are a Canadian death metal band and this is their third EP.
This is 25 minutes of old-school death metal, fashioned after the 90s era.
Hate are a Polish blackened death metal band and this is their tenth album.
Tremendum’s music is a mix of the old-school and the new. The former provides a purity of focus and delivery, while the latter provides polish and a sense of renewed dynamic energy.
This is the second album from Spanish death metallers Opposer.
This is old-school death metal with an equally old-school thrash influence. A mix of
Obituary, Death, Bolt Thrower, and Sepultura, if you will. Continue reading
Game Zero are a hard rock band from Italy and this is their debut album.
Game Zero play an entertaining blend of rock and metal, one that sees them adopt a hard rocking edge with melodic vocals.
This is the debut album from US doom band Palehorse/Palerider.
This is a rich, textured release that combines psychedelic doom, post-rock, and shoegaze to create involving soundscapes. Described as doomgaze, the appellation is apt.
Half Gramme of Soma are a Greek stoner rock band and this is their second album.
After 2014’s highly enjoyable EP
Marche au Noir, Groove Is Black is a well-received album by yours truly.
With a voice full
Integral are an Italian death metal/deathcore band and this is their debut album.
This is one for fans of modern aggression that mixes technical, brutal, and melodic death metal with elements of deathcore. This would be enough in its own right – but what’s this? We also get
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