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The Week In Metal - Week Of June 17 - 23, 2019

For a sunny summer day, there looks to be a lot of black metal on my list today! Going from raw as uncooked fish Azagthoth through Valaraukar, Goatskullt or Dizziness to more atmospheric realms presented by Eskapism and Abaroth you will definitely find a few hostile and filled with black metal aggression tunes, that would help you grow your inner demons and primal aspects of the subconscious. Monstrous and oppressive blackened death from Abyssal doesn't need my superfluous comments, but don't sleep on blasphemic self-titled debut from Itheist or new opus from veterans of death metal scene Memoriam.

Glare Of The Sun contrary to its name presents dark and gloomy sophomore monolith that should be checked by anyone finding joy in doom/sludge/post metal. You'll need some extra time to digest intricate new record from progressive Howling Sycamore, but in case jazz elements make you want to break things, Skelator and Lunar Shadow will be more than happy if you just raise your fists and keep rocking to the galloping riffs of heavy metal. But wait, there's more, a lot more…

Till next week...

Black metal from Italy: Azagthoth - From The Darkest Past (Independent)


 

Thrash, death metal from Hungary: Needless - Heresy (Independent)


 

Melodic death metal from Luxembourg: Feradur - Legion (Independent)


 

Black metal from Greece: Tristengrav - II - Nychavge (Caligari Records)


 

Melodic Black metal from Switzerland: Tyrmfar - Renewal Through Purification (MTAF Records)


 

Atmospheric Black metal from United States: Abaroth - Emissary Of The Void (Independent)


 

Black, doom, death metal from United Kingdom: Abyssal - A Beacon In The Husk (Profound Lore Records)


 

Atmospheric Black metal from Ukraine: Eskapism - Ancient Songs Of The Wind (Wolfspell Records)


 

Doom, post-metal from Austria: Glare Of The Sun - Theia (LifeForce Records)


 

Heavy metal from United States: Gygax - High Fantasy (Creator-Destructor Records)


 

Doom, sludge, crust metal from Canada: Hive - Night Cats (Horror Pain Gore Death Productions)


 

Progressive metal from United States: Howling Sycamore - Seven Pathways To Annihilation (Prosthetic Records)


 

Black, death metal from United Kingdom: Itheist - Itheist (Independent)


 

Heavy metal from Germany: Lunar Shadow - The Smokeless Fires (Cruz Del Sur Music)


 

Black, doom metal from Italy: Maerormid - Stasi (Volcano Records & Promotion)


 

Death metal from United Kingdom: Memoriam - Requiem For Mankind (Nuclear Blast)


 

Black metal from United Kingdom: Old Forest - Black Forests Of Eternal Doom (Dusktone)


 

Brutal Death metal from New Zealand: Organectomy - Existential Disconnect (Unique Leader Records)


 

Death metal from Germany: Scythe Lore - Through The Mausoleums Of Man (Iron Bonehead Productions)


 

Thrash, hardcore, punk from United States: Sekkusu - Satyrömania (Independent)


 

Heavy, speed metal from United States: Skelator - Cyber Metal (Gates Of Hell Records)


 

Death metal from United States: Superstition - The Anatomy Of Unholy Transformation (20 Buck Spin)


 

Black metal from United Kingdom: Valaraukar - Demonian Abyssal Visions (Iron Bonehead Productions)


 

Black metal from Finland: Goatskullt - Kinahmia (Independent)


 

Black metal from Greece: Dizziness - Cosmic Echoes (Independent)


 

Progressive metal from Romania: Left Hand Path - Left Hand Path (Loud Rage Music)


Azagthoth, Needless, Feradur, Tristengrav, Tyrmfar, Abaroth, Abyssal, Eskapism, Glare Of The Sun, Gygax, Hive, Howling Sycamore, Itheist, Lunar Shadow, Maerormid, Memoriam, Old Forest, Organectomy, Scythe Lore, Sekkusu, Skelator, Superstition, Valaraukar, Goatskullt, Dizziness, Left Hand Path

Entered: 6/24/2019 8:02:58 PM