The Week In Metal - Week Of May 13 - 19, 2019

66.6666666... I swear I'm not making this up! I was going to write something smart (hopefully) about last week's releases when I decided to check how much new music in total I added to our database for 2019. I was shocked when I saw 791 records! This is an insane number to go through even for a person doing it as a full time job, not an afternoon-free-time warrior like me so, I decided to do some math on how long it would take to listen to all those albums. And here it is: I rounded all records to 800 releases X 40 minutes average length = 32000 minutes! Divide that by 60 minutes gives us 533.33 hours, divide that by 8 (regular job hours) and it equals 66.66666666666 days. That's how much daytime of nose-deep, non-stop listening without a lunch or even a pee-pee break it'd involve!

I swear on my father's grave I didn't do any number manipulations to end up with that total. First try, random roundups, one crazy final total... I'm not a superstitious man but when my calculator showed all 6s I think I made some kind of unrecognizable noise and I stood up from my chair (also don't know why). At this point I don't think there's anything I could possibly write to make this intro any better so, enjoy another 25 samples of evil music and I have to step outside and get some fresh air.

Till next week...

Black metal from Greece: Insanity Cult - All Shall Return To Chaos (Ogmios Underground)


Thrash, death metal from United States: Ares Kingdom - By The Light Of Their Destruction (Nuclear War Now! Productions)


Heavy metal from United Kingdom: Amulet - The Inevitable War (Dissonance Productions)


Black, experimental, avant-garde metal from Germany: Bethlehem - Lebe Dich Leer (Prophecy Productions)


Black metal from Spain: Calyx - Vientos Arcaicos (Iron Bonehead Productions)


Death, brutal metal from Indonesia: Depraved Murder - Manifestation (Comatose Music)


Doom, stoner, psychedelic metal from United States: Duel - Valley Of Shadows (Independent)


Doom, death metal from United States: Encoffination - We Proclaim Your Death O' Lord (SelfMadeGod Records)


Deathcore from United States: Eye Of The Destroyer - Baptized In Pain (Independent)


Death metal from United States: Father Befouled - Holy Rotten Blood (Dark Descent Records)


Death, grind, hardcore from United States: Full Of Hell - Weeping Choir (Relapse Records)


Heavy, speed metal from Sweden: Mystik - Mystik (I Hate Records)


Doom, melodic, death metal from Sweden: October Tide - In Splendor Below (Agonia Records)


Thrash, power metal from United States: Paladin - Ascension (Prosthetic Records)


Death metal from Germany: Psychotool - Rotten Paradise (Black Sunset)


Power, symphonic metal from United Kingdom: Pythia - The Solace Of Ancient Earth (Independent)


Heavy metal from Canada: Riot City - Burn The Night (No Remorse Records)


Doom metal from United States: Saint Vitus - Saint Vitus (Season Of Mist)


Thrash, power metal from United Kingdom: Savage Messiah - Demons (Century Media Records)


Doom metal from United States: Summoner's Circle - Become None (Pavement Entertainment)


Death, technical metal from United States: Vale Of Pnath - Accursed (Willowtip Records)


Heavy metal from United States: Worshipper - Light In The Wire (Tee Pee Records)


Death metal from Italy: Sepolcro - Amorphous Mass (Unholy Domain Records)


Thrash, groove metal from Poland: Necro - Propaganda (Sliptrick Records)


Black metal from Italy: Stormcrow - Face The Giant (Vacula Productions)


Black metal from Ukraine: Ungoliantha - The Howl In The Waste (Independent)

Insanity Cult, Ares Kingdom, Amulet, Bethlehem, Calyx, Depraved Murder, Duel, Encoffination, Eye Of The Destroyer, Father Befouled, Full Of Hell, Mystik, October Tide, Paladin, Psychotool, Pythia, Riot City, Saint Vitus, Savage Messiah, Summoner's Circle, Vale Of Pnath, Worshipper, Sepolcro, Necro, Stormcrow, Ungoliantha

Entered: 5/20/2019 6:21:26 PM