J. Andrew

Five For Friday: May 17, 2024

May 17, 2024

This week’s set of new releases include the latest deadly doses of heavy from Gatecreeper, Tzompantli, Extinguish and more!

Five For Friday: May 10, 2024

May 10, 2024

This week brings us a lot of heavy music from across the spectrum, including the latest from Terminal Nation, SVNEATR and more!

Five For Friday: April 26, 2024

April 26, 2024

You don’t get a new Darkthrone or Deicide album every week, but you get one today, along with other cursed musical offerings!

Five For Friday: April 19, 2024

April 19, 2024

This week’s new releases have an extra-dreary and dark energy to them, including the latest from Dool, My Dying Bride and more!

Five For Friday: April 12, 2024

April 12, 2024

This week’s new metal releases include the latest death-dealers from Necrot, Replicant, Heavy Temple and more!

Track Premiere: Okular – “Wake-Up Call”

April 9, 2024

“The music was written with the intent of making something completely wild and chaotic, yet still catchy and melodic.”

Track Premiere: Black Tusk – “Breath of Life”

April 8, 2024

Check out Black Tusk‘s pounding new single, “Breath of Life,” from their upcoming seventh album, The Way Forward.

Five For Friday: April 5, 2024

April 5, 2024

This week brings forth monsters, and by that I mean the latest from Dialith, Funeral Leech, Witch Vomit and more!

Full Album Stream: Suffer – “Grand Canvas of the Aesthete”

March 27, 2024

“We wanted to have one last chance to make a Suffer album that sounded the way every Suffer recording should have sounded.”

Full Album Stream: Verwoed – “The Mother”

March 25, 2024

According to Dutch black-metallers Verwoed, the band’s new album is “truly is a prayer of blood and fire.”

Five For Friday: March 22, 2024

March 22, 2024

This week’s load of new arrivals comes in heavy with the latest from Necrophobic, Khold, Mastiff and more!

Full Album Stream: Dödsrit – “Nocturnal Will”

March 18, 2024

Listen to Nocturnal Will, a one-of-a-kind album from Dödsrit, a musical entity that combines mourning and triumph in equal measure.

Austin Death Fest: Interview With Jason Dahlke

March 15, 2024

Jason Dahlke, founder of Austin Death Fest, tells us how the event came together, how the bands were chosen, and the vision for the future.

Album Premiere: Chapel of Samhain – “Black Onyx Cave”

March 14, 2024

Dive into the Black Onyx Cave with Chapel of Samhain to see just how dark the dimensions of life and death can be.

Five For Friday: March 8, 2024

March 8, 2024

The electric eyes are on you this week with the latest metal releases from Judas Priest, Slimelord, Midnight and more!

Five For Friday: March 1, 2024

March 1, 2024

This week’s new releases comes in all shades of black, death, and thrash including the latest from Devastator, Vorus, Volcandra and more!

Five For Friday: February 23, 2024

February 23, 2024

This week’s set of new releases includes big and brutal names like Job For A Cowboy, Darkest Hour, and Borknagar.

Full Album Stream: Karkosa – “Esoterrorcult”

February 19, 2024

Delve into the vast subconscious with the new album from the blackened-death metal masters in Karkosa, out this Friday!

Five For Friday: February 16, 2024

February 16, 2024

This week brings us the latest in dark, chaotic brutality with new releases from Eternal Storm, Pesilength, Cercenatory and more!

Five For Friday: February 9, 2024

February 9, 2024

This week’s edition of new releases includes the latest from extra-heavy-hitters like Hulder, Spectral Voice, Necrowretch and more!

Video Premiere: Carnal Savagery – “Into the Abysmal Void”

February 2, 2024

Enter the abysmal void with the new video from the Swedish death-dealers in Carnal Savagery, from their latest album on Moribund Records.

Video Premiere: Vosh – “Perfection”

February 1, 2024

According to goth punkers Vosh, “In the end, we cannot break free from ourselves.” Check out their new video for “Perfection” see what they mean.

Five For Friday: January 26, 2024

January 26, 2024

This week’s metal new releases are highlighted by Vitriol, Lucifer and Dissimulator!

Full Album Stream: Unsouling – “Vampiric Spiritual Drain”

January 24, 2024

Start your day off in the bleakest way possible with the new album from Unsouling, combining elements of black, death and inescapable doom.

Video Premiere: Hand of Kalliach – “Fell Reigns”

January 23, 2024

Watch the video for Hand of Kalliach‘s perfectly delivered folk-infused melodic death metal.

Five For Friday: January 19, 2024

January 19, 2024

This week’s edition of new releases comes with all things cold and dark, including the latest from Vemod, Master, Sovereign and more!

Five For Friday: January 12, 2024

January 12, 2024

This week’s edition of the latest deadly metal releases includes the newest from Engulf, Mourning Dawn, Atavistic Decay and more!

Five For Friday: January 5, 2024

January 5, 2024

The first edition of our new release coverage for 2024 includes the latest from Threnomancy, Meridion, Fall of Gnosis and more!

Five For Friday: Black Metal 2023

December 29, 2023

This week’s edition looks back at some of the best black metal of 2023, including Immortal, Krieg, Calderum and more!

Five For Friday: Death Metal 2023

December 22, 2023

This week’s edition looks back at some of the best death metal of 2023, including Dying Fetus, Plague Bearer, Obituary and more!