Saturday, May 20, 2017

Here Comes The Kraken - Ratttas (Music Video)

Here Comes The Kraken is a deathcore band from Aguascalientes, Mexico. Ratttas is their second non album single of 2017, following up 2011's Hate, Greed & Death LP. If you dont like deathcore, there's not much here for you.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Alunah - 2017 - Fire Of Thornborough Hedge (Music Video)

Alunah is a doom metal band from Birmingham, UK. Fire Of Thornborough is taken from Solennial, their fourth and latest offering of occult, psychedelic doom metal. Lay back and relax as the riffs pile up and crash down.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Lòdz- 2017 - Time Doesn't Heal Anything (Music Video)

Lòdz is a post rock & metal band from Lyon, France. Time Doesn't Heal Anything is the title track of their sophomore LP. Lòdz walk the line between overt heaviness and the building tension of post-rock with ease.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Holy Martyr - 2017 - Numenor (Lyric Video)

Holy Martyr is an epic heavy metal band from Italy. Numenor is from their fourth LP Darkness Shall Prevail. If you like your metal concerned with battles in history, with riffs aplenty and a singer with a high range you will find something here.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Rival - 2017 - Jackie Dee (Music Video)

Rival is a four piece hard rock band from Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Jackie Dee is taken from their debut LP Tales From The Bluesy Tomb, named after their jam space. They play a bluesy brand of hard rock citing modern influences Audioslave and Foo Fighters and older touchstones like Deep Purple.

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Thrash Bombz - 2017 - The Avenger (Lyric Video)

Thrash Bombz is a thrash metal band from Agrigento, Italy. The Avenger is taken from their sophomore LP Master Of The Dead. This is how I like my thrash, fast and evil. This song wears its influences on its sleeves and is all the better for it.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Tanatron - 2017 - Killing And Domination Ft. Pablo Barros (Lyric Video)

Tanatron is a four piece death metal band from Brazil. Killing And Domination is taken from their debut, self titled LP following up several demos.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Open Access - 2017 - When The Wild Things Are Gone (Music Video)

Open Access is a six piece folk metal band from Cracow, Poland. When The Wild Things Are Gone is from their debut LP Towards The Wilderness available from Art Of The Night. The build and change from violin driven intro to headbanging time is excellently done.

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Chronosphere - 2017 - Picking Up My Pieces (Music Video)

Chronosphere is a thrash metal band from Athens, Greece. Picking Up My Pieces is from their third LP Red N Roll, following up 2014's Embracing Oblivion. Throw your horns and prepare yourself for their dual guitar attack.

Monday, May 08, 2017

Yurodivy - 2017 - Aphos (Bandcamp)

Yurodivy is a noisy, post-hardcore band from Strasbourg, France. Aphos is their debut LP available from Itawak Records. Highlights include the slow burn and explode masterpiece 40 Days as well as Children Of The Sun and War Drums.

Nachtgeschrei - 2017 -Tiefenrausch (Music Video)

Nachtgeschrei is a folk metal band from Frankfurt, Germany. Tiefenrausch is the title track of their sixth LP, following up 2015's Staub und Schatten. The bagpipes, flute and hurdy gurdy really kick this into another level.

Sunday, May 07, 2017

Almost Famous - 2017 - Almost Famous (EP) (Bandcamp)

Almost Famous is a rock band from Strasbourg, France. Almost Famous is their debut, self titled EP. This record is full to overflowing with hard rocking, dance floor boogie ready rock and roll. Highlights include Always (In My Head) and Down.

Decadence - 2017 - The Inner Circle (Lyric Video)

Decadence is a melodic thrash metal band from Stockholm, Sweden. Formed in 2003 they broke up in 2013 but have since reunited. The Inner Circle is the lead off track from their fifth LP Undergrounder, following up their 2009 LP Chargepoint all released on their own Heavy Dose record label.

Saturday, May 06, 2017

Culminated - 2017 - Anja (Bandcamp)

Culminated is a death metal band from Mexico. Ajna is their latest EP following up 2012's debut LP Cenizas. Culminated play a technical, instrumental, progressive and at times psychedelic brand of death metal also incorporating elements of deathcore and djent to fill out their sound. Here's where I would list my favourite tracks but there's no need when an EP is this solid.

Firespawn - 2017 - Death By Impalement (audio stream)

Firespawn is a death metal supergroup consisting of Lars Goran Petrov and Victor Brandt of Entombed A.D., Alex Friberg of Necrophobic, Frederik Folkar of Unleashed and Matte Modin of Dark Funeral. This is the first track from their sophomore LP The Reprobate available from Century Media.

Friday, May 05, 2017

Sanatana - 2017 - Brahmavidya (Bandcamp)

Sanatana is a black & folk metal band from Kharkiv, Ukraine. Brahmavidya is their latest LP of what they describe as new age, vedic and ethnic metal. There are also elements of symphonic & power metal when Sanatana hit their more epic stride. If you have a taste for any of the genres jus mentioned you will find something here. Highlights include Mukti, Meditation and Shiva.

Pyogenesis - 2017 - Blaze, My Northern Flame (Lyric Video)

Pyogenesis is a metal band from Hungary. Blaze, My Northern Flame is a chunk of melodic death metal from their seventh LP, A Kingdom To Disappear available from AFM Records.

Thursday, May 04, 2017

Sleepshaker - 2017 - Things Are Different Now (Bandcamp)

Sleepshaker is a post-hardcore  band from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Things Are Different Now is their latest offering of melodic, emotional post-hardcore. No point in recommending songs when the whole EP is this solid.

Striker - 2017 - Born To Lose (Lyric Video)

Striker is a heavy metal band with elements of speed, thrash and traditional metal from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Born To Lose is from their sixth, self titled, LP available from Record Breaking Records.

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

G4 Boyz - 2017 - The African Plug (Mixtape)

G4 Boyz are a pair of African-American rappers of Nigerian and Ghanian descent. The African Plug is a recent mixtape. For the most part this is trap music, the beats are light but menacing and the lyrics mostly concern drug dealing and related activities. Production come courtesy of Kel Vibes, Ice Baby, Omito, Mr. Ceo Beats, Taj VIISNVEVO & Buggy, Base Beats and Sunny On The Beat with features from Dreambillz, Brooke Isaacs, Pablo Skywalkin, Rich the Kid, OG Maco and Blade Brown.  Highlights include Toma Remix, Profit and All Cash.

Persefone - 2017 - Prison Skin (Music Video)

Persefone is a progressive metal band from Andorra. Prison Skin is taken from their fifth studio LP, Aathma.

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Matt North - 2016 - Cronkite And Cosell (Music Video)

Matt North is a singer-songwriter and multi instrumentalist from Nashville, Tennessee. Cronkite And Cosell is from his latest LP, Above Ground Fool.

Monday, May 01, 2017

Bow To The Lions - 2017 - Bow To The Lions (Bandcamp)

Bow To The Lions is a metalcore band from Pamplona, Spain. Citing Parkway Drive and Killswitch Engage as influences, check out their debut, self titled LP below. Highlights include Heartless, In Memoriam, Wanna Know, I Can't Breathe and We Are One.

Peter Kovary & The Royal Rebels - 2016 - It's A Riot (Music Video)

Peter Kovary & The Royal Rebels is a hard rock band from Hungary. It's A Riot is taken from their 2017 LP Halfway 'Till Morning.