Best New Noise

Melvins

July 3, 2017

A Walk with Love and Death
Double Studio Gonzo
dB rating: 8/10

Broken Hope

June 26, 2017

Mutilated and Assimilated
Too fast, too furious
dB rating: 8/10

Coltsblood

June 19, 2017

Ascending Into Shimmering Darkness
A tiny light prevails in the darkness
dB rating: 8/10

Mutoid Man

June 12, 2017

War Moans
Everybody Wants Some!!
dB rating: 8/10

Necrot

June 5, 2017

Blood Offerings
Axe of the unspeakable
dB rating: 9/10

Witch Vomit

May 30, 2017

Poisoned Blood
Like a hell-broth boil and bubble
dB rating: 8/10

John Frum

May 22, 2017

A Stirring in the Noos
Young gods
dB rating: 8/10

Blood Feast

May 15, 2017

The Future State of Wicked
Binge on some tasty riffs
dB rating: 8/10

Lock Up

May 1, 2017

Demonization
Lock’n like Dokken
dB rating: 9/10

In The Company of Serpents

April 10, 2017

Ain-Soph Aur
Denver doom/sludge duo wax ecstatic, cowboy-style
dB rating: 8/10

Gorephilia

April 3, 2017

Severed Monolith
On the chopping block
dB rating: 8/10

Woe

March 27, 2017

Hope Attrition
Answer the unending call (won’t go to voicemail)
dB rating: 8/10

Pallbearer

March 20, 2017

Heartless
The power of the urn
dB rating: 9/10

Pillorian

March 13, 2017

Obsidian Arc
Vision quest
dB rating: 8/10

Tomb Mold

March 6, 2017

Primordial Malignity
Vehement morbidity
dB rating: 8/10

Mord’a’Stigmata

February 27, 2017

Hope
Black metal change you can believe in
dB rating: 8/10

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