J. Andrew

Five For Friday: May 26, 2023

May 26, 2023

This week’s cocktail of new releases includes the latest lethal ingredients from Immortal, Cloak, Vomitory and more!

Five For Friday: May 19, 2023

May 19, 2023

It’s a big week for big releases, including the latest from Cattle Decapitation, VHS, The Acacia Strain and more!

Track Premiere: Order of Decay – “Scent of Flesh”

May 15, 2023

Lose yourself (and your mind) with the new song from the Scottish dark-doomed death metal masters in Order of Decay.

Track Premiere: Astral Tomb – “Coward”

May 12, 2023

If you like death metal that’s willing to explore its own boundaries while still remaining brutal and raw as hell, then Denver’s Astral Tomb is the band for you.

Five For Friday: May 5, 2023

May 5, 2023

This week’s delivery of new releases includes the latest albums from Unearth, Undead, Savage Grace and more!

Fires in the Distance: “The Primary Theme Behind This Music Is Perseverance”

May 1, 2023

Our interview with guitarist Yegor Savonin, where he tells us about the band, its new album, and how the noise all comes together.

Five For Friday: April 28, 2023

April 28, 2023

This week’s list of new releases includes the latest masterworks from Enforced, Runemagick, Fires in the Distance and more!

Five For Friday: April 21, 2023

April 21, 2023

This week’s new heavy releases include the latest from Concealed Blade, Dawn of Ouroboros, Undrask and more!

Five For Friday: April 14, 2023

April 14, 2023

This week’s round of new ripping releases includes the latest from Dødheimsgard, Jesus Piece, Overkill and more!

Label Spotlight: I, Voidhanger Records

April 12, 2023

There’s so many outlets releasing extreme music today, but it takes a keen ear to seek out the ones emitting the most worthwhile noise. I, Voidhanger is one of those labels.

Five For Friday: April 7, 2023

April 7, 2023

This week’s new releases includes the latest screams and riffs from Thron, Tribulation, Rotten Sound and more!

Video Premiere: Kings Never Die – “Make Them Anymore”

March 31, 2023

Fans of New York and New Jersey-derived styles of hardcore will find plenty to love from Kings Never Die, from the gang vocals to the crushing breakdown.

Full Album Stream: Unpure – “Prophecies Ablaze”

March 29, 2023

Hear Swedish black metal vets Unpure return with Prophecies Ablaze, the first new studio album in nearly 20 years.

Five For Friday: March 24, 2023

March 24, 2023

Essential new black metal, death metal and NWOBHM by way of Germany coming at you this week!

Plague Bearer: “I Wanted to Escape the Mundane Life I Had and Be Someone Else”

March 23, 2023

Kelly Kuciemba gives us a history lesson in the Pacific Northwest death metal scene and tells us a bit more about Plague Bearer’s new album.

Five For Friday: March 17, 2023

March 17, 2023

Get your St. Patrick’s Day started right with the newest releases from Aftermath, Downfall of Gaia, Anarkhon and more!

Five For Friday: March 10, 2023

March 10, 2023

This week’s report is ready for your review, and includes the latest outputs from Periphery, Bastard Grave, Negative Prayer and more!

Five For Friday: March 3, 2023

March 3, 2023

It’s a week to be embarrassed by riches, with the latest releases from Enslaved, Calderum, Plague Bearer and more!

Label Spotlight: 20 Buck Spin

March 2, 2023

There’s so many outlets releasing extreme music today, but it takes a keen ear to seek out the ones emitting the most worthwhile noise. 20 Buck Spin is one of those labels.

Five For Friday: February 24, 2023

February 24, 2023

We’ve got a lot going on this week, with new releases from Venomous Concept, Insomnium, Wretched Fate and more!

Five For Friday: February 17, 2023

February 17, 2023

This week’s new releases included the latest from Hellripper, Street Tombs, the split with Eliante and Trhä, and more!

Label Spotlight: Redefining Darkness Records

February 10, 2023

There’s so many outlets releasing extreme music today, but it takes a keen ear to seek out the ones emitting the most worthwhile noise. Redefining Darkness Records is one of those labels.

Five For Friday: February 3, 2023

February 3, 2023

This week’s roundup of new releases includes the latest from All Out War, Sanguisugabogg, Act of Impalement and more!

Five For Friday: January 27, 2023

January 27, 2023

This week’s roundup of new releases includes the latest from Conjureth, Ominous Scriptures, Ashen Horde and more!

Five For Friday: January 20, 2023

January 20, 2023

This week’s new releases bring the darkness with the latest from Katatonia, Tribunal, Thaumaturgy and more!

Five For Friday: January 13, 2022

January 13, 2023

This week’s new releases include the latest noise from Decibel favorites like Obituary and Esoctrilihum, plus newcomers like Fugitive Wizard!

Hulder Releases A Live Bonus In Blood

January 6, 2023

Listen to Hulder‘s fantastic new live album, recorded in 2022 and featuring a mix of songs from her first album and the earlier demos.

FAITHXTRACTOR: “I’d Say Nihilism Wins Out on This Record”

December 23, 2022

Stream a couple tracks from FAITHXTRACTOR‘s upcoming album, Contempt for a Failed Dimension, due out in January 2023.

Five For Friday: Black Metal 2022

December 16, 2022

This week’s roundup focuses on some of the best black metal of 2022, including Hulder, Esoctrilihum, Saidan and more!

Five For Friday: Death Metal 2022

December 9, 2022

This week’s special edition of Five For Friday is dedicated to the best death metal of 2022, including Undeath, Origin, Immolation and more!