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Seven Albums You Might Have Missed from 2016

January 17, 2017

These days, dozens of online tastemakers can each have their own Top 10 list without overlapping any other list.  It’s a testament to the affordability of recording technology, to the direct connections artists forge with their fans, and to ever more insulated channels of musical taste.  Here are a few albums you might have missed but should probably check out before you lose yourself to all the glorious promises of 2017.

Patria Unveil Dark Video For ‘Axis’

January 13, 2017

Patria have unveiled a beautiful lyric video to go with their song “Axis.” 

Track Premiere: Weltesser – “Living To Try”

January 13, 2017

“Living to Try” appeared on Weltesser‘s 2015 demo, but the album version is brimming with even more sludgy, chunky riffs. 

 

Track Premiere: Montfaucon – ‘The Last Night’

January 12, 2017

Transcontinental duo Montfaucon tempers death-doom with elements of progressive, black and symphonic metal, creating an amalgamation of heaviness and melody. 

We All Fall Silent: Exclusive premiere of Plague (Swe) – Silenced by Death 7″

January 11, 2017

Catch this exclusive premiere of Silenced by Death, the debut 7” from Sweden’s brand new deathdealers, Plague, featuring members of Entrails, Eviscerated, Nominon, and more.

Track Premiere: Nightbringer – “Serpent Sun”

January 11, 2017

“Serpent Sun” comes off Nightbringer’s upcoming Terra Damanata.

Track Premiere: Western Addiction – ‘Masscult, Vulgarians and Entitlement’

January 10, 2017

Western Addiction has returned with the first single off of Tremulous, their second album that follows their 2005 debut full-length. 

Track Premiere: Get exposed to Tomb Mold’s “Merciless Watcher”

January 10, 2017

Check out this exclusive track premiere from Primordial Malignity, the debut full length by Tomb Mold, and hear for yourself why this Toronto-based death metal two piece is one of the most talked about bands in the underground.

Windswept (ft. Drudkh’s Roman Sayenko) debut epic new track

January 5, 2017

Drudkh main man gets back to black metal basics with new project Windswept. Hear the first new track here. 

An Introduction to Pissed On (Possibly Not What You Think)

January 5, 2017

Hailing from Kentucky, Pissed On’s forthcoming The Hanged Man EP promises to be one of grindcore’s most jam-packed releases in 2017.

Slam 2016’s Coffin Lid Shut with Horror Pain Gore Death Productions

January 4, 2017

Celebrate the death of 2016 with Philly-based label/distro Horror Pain Gore Death Productions.

Track Premiere: Crurifragium unleash “Slaughterers of the Flocks”

January 3, 2017

Check out this exclusive premiere of the track, “Slaughterers of the Flocks,” from Seattle’s cruelest bunch of blasphemers, Crurifragium, off their debut album Beasts of the Temple of Satan.

Track Premiere: Hark – ‘Disintegrate’

January 3, 2017

The newly-expanded quartet rips into sludgy hard rock on “Disintegrate.” 

Track premiere: Ululatum Tollunt reign extreme with “Triumph Continuum”

December 27, 2016

Check out this exclusive track premiere of “Triumph Continuum” off the debut mini-album Quantum Noose of Usurpation from U.S. warlords Ululatum Tollunt.

TRACK PREMIERE: ENTER THE…MAZE OF SOTHOTH

December 21, 2016

You want the truth about “Lies,” the track we’re exclusively premiering this morning from upcoming extreme metal opus Soul Demise courtesy  Italian quartet Maze of Sothoth? It’s dark, nasty, gloriously old school death metal that will gutpunch fans of early Morbid Angel, Vader, and Nile right in their deviant feels. 

Full Album Stream: Wake Up and Smell the Napalm with Dead War

December 21, 2016

War is hell, and hell sounds better than ever on Dead War’s The Triumph of Death.

Fall on your knees: Goatblood’s “Veneration of Armageddon” exclusive premiere

December 20, 2016

Just in time for the holiday season, we bring you this exclusive full album stream of Veneration of Armageddon, the sophomore record from Germany’s Goatblood.

STREAMING: Shaarimoth “Faceless Queen of Bloodstained Dreams”

December 19, 2016

Listen to Shaarimoth‘s excellent metal of death in “Faceless Queen of Bloodstained Dreams”. We’ve already bowed to our new god. Now, it’s your turn.

Greyhaze To Reissue The Mist’s ‘Phantasmagoria,’ Hear First Song Now

December 16, 2016

80’s Brazilian thrashers The Mist are finally seeing the first North American and European release of their 1989 debut, Phantasmagoria. 

Full Album Stream: Murg’s “Gudatall” Ends 2016 With a Black Metal Triumph

December 16, 2016

Before you put 2016 to rest, here’s one last black metal victory to serve as an elegy.

Track Premiere: Replacire – ‘Do Not Deviate’

December 15, 2016

Replacire is a noun to describe when your calculator figures out that songs need memorable riffs and interesting melodies. 

Track Premiere: Wiegedood Get Aggressive On ‘Smeekbede’

December 14, 2016

Wiegedood traded atmosphere for aggression on “Smeekbede,” the first single from the band’s second album.

Track Premiere: Draugsól reveal “Bót Eður Viðsjá Við illu Aðkasti”

December 13, 2016

Take a nine minute sojourn down into the dark vale of black metal’s unfathomed depths with Reykjavík’s Draugsól.

Car Bomb Interview

December 13, 2016

Meta is Car Bomb‘s second self-released record, and if you heard 2012’s cryptically titled w^w^^w^w then you probably know where this one is headed.  Spend a little time in Car Bomb’s headspace and you can be sure to either evolve or disintegrate into your very own pool of primordial goo.  And yes, both Joe Duplantier (of Gojira) and Frank Mullen (of Suffocation) lent their talents to parts of Meta.

Track Premiere: Dodecahedron, “HEXAHEDRON – Tilling The Human Soil”

December 8, 2016

Do you like Deathspell Omega? Of course you like Deathspell Omega! Everyone likes Deathspell Omega! But Deathspell Omega can’t always write and record Deathspell Omega EPs and albums. Good thing we’ve got Dodecahedron!

Track Premiere: The Drip, “Anathema”

December 7, 2016

On new track “Anathema,” the Drip only grind in drops, but that’s when the hammer really drops. 

Full Album Stream: Study “Ungodly Forms” with Sentient Horror

December 7, 2016

Class is in session, and old school death revivalists Sentient Horror are on the syllabus.