Best New Noise

Immolation

February 21, 2017

Atonement
Making good for 29 years
dB rating: 9/10

Cultes Des Ghoules

February 13, 2017

Coven, or Evil Ways Instead of Love
Masterpiece, or ambition as a force of evil
dB rating: 8/10

King Woman

February 6, 2017

Created in the Image of Suffering
Long live the king
dB rating: 8/10

Overkill

January 30, 2017

The Grinding Wheel
The Blitz Abides
dB rating: 8/10

Deathspell Omega

January 23, 2017

The Synarchy of Molten Bones
Synarchy in the EU
dB rating: 8/10

The Ominous Circle

January 9, 2017

Appalling Ascension
Dark matters
dB rating: 8/10

Bethlehem

January 3, 2017

Bethlehem
To live is to suffer, to survive is to find meaning
dB rating: 9/10

Zao

December 19, 2016

The Well-Intentioned Virus
Shaking off the slumber
dB rating: 8/10

Escarnium

December 12, 2016

Interitus
Mass extinction in A minor
dB rating: 8/10

Worm Ouroboros

December 5, 2016

What Graceless Dawn
You had me at “rowan, ash, willow, oak”
dB rating: 8/10

Scorched

November 28, 2016

Echoes of Dismemberment
Hack ‘n’ slash flashbacks
dB rating: 8/10

Goes Cube

November 21, 2016

Shadows Swallowed the Flood
One more for the road
dB rating: 8/10

Kingdom

November 7, 2016

Sepulchral Psalms from the Abyss of Torment
Inverted, they’ve lived their lives
dB rating: 8/10

Anaal Nathrakh

October 31, 2016

The Whole of the Law
Total fucking destruction
dB rating: 8/10

Cadaveric Fumes

October 24, 2016

Dimensions Obscure
To elasticity and beyond!
dB rating: 8/10

Freya

October 17, 2016

Grim
Goddess of fertility and riffs
dB rating: 8/10

Brujeria

October 10, 2016

Pocho Aztlan
Larga vida a Juan Brujo
dB rating: 8/10

Oathbreaker

October 3, 2016

Rheia
Dawn of a different apocalypse
dB rating: 8/10

Helms Alee

September 26, 2016

Stillicide
Natural-born explorers get transcending genre just right
dB rating: 8/10

Vanhelgd

September 19, 2016

Temple of Phobos
Cower power
dB rating: 8/10

Deny The Cross

September 12, 2016

Alpha Ghoul
Lactose tolerant
dB rating: 8/10

In The Woods…

September 6, 2016

Pure
Not-so-strange in stereo
dB rating: 8/10

Wretch

August 29, 2016

Wretch
A master’s return
dB rating: 8/10

Dysrhythmia

August 22, 2016

The Veil of Control
Dust never sleeps
dB rating: 8/10

Inquisition

August 15, 2016

Bloodshed Across the Empyrean Altar Beyond the Celestial Zenith
Satan is good, Satan is our pal
dB rating: 8/10

Profanatica

August 8, 2016

The Curling Flame of Blasphemy
Beats the Hockey Flame of Blasphemy
dB rating: 8/10

Ghoul

August 1, 2016

Dungeon Bastards
10-Sided DIEDIEKILLKILL
dB rating: 8/10

Hammers of Misfortune

July 25, 2016

Dead Revolution
Full of life
dB rating: 9/10

Dust Moth

July 18, 2016

Scale
Rejoice, potential lovers of proper Gothic psychedelic shoegaze lounge metal
dB rating: 8/10

The Vision Bleak

July 7, 2016

The Unknown
The assessment favorable
dB rating: 8/10