The Week In Metal - Week Of July 22 - 28, 2019

In the middle of last week, after 18 years of black layouts and designs, MetalBite has came out from the shadows and revealed the new, simple and clean design that hopefully will stand the test of time and serve the metal community for years to come. The driving force behind those changes was the way we access information, where in 2018 over 52 percent of all website traffic worldwide was generated just through mobile devices. Unfortunately, our old portal was not developed with responsive design in mind, hell, when we started there was no YouTube, BandCamp, Facebook or even MySpace. Shit, I just made myself very old! Obviously, this should have been done a lot sooner and while list of excuses is long, the main factor is free time. This always was and always will be a hobby and when you're one-man crew doing design, coding and testing things take time, a lot of time. Thankfully I have few dedicated writers that help me with content and day-to-day interactions with bands, labels and promoters, otherwise this would take a couple additional years to complete.

Anyway, I hope you enjoy the new look, so hit play on any track below on your favorite mobile or desktop device and let me know of any issues. And while I still believe I got it right the first time ;), I might have missed something since I couldn't possibly test all platforms and browser version.

Till next week...

Doom, sludge metal from United States: Cable - Take The Stairs To Hell (Translation Loss Records)


Death metal from Germany: Carnal Tomb - Abhorrent Veneration (Testimony Records)


Black, death metal from Australia: Consummation - The Fires Of Calcination (Sentient Ruin Laboratories)


Black metal from International: Devil Worshipper - Godforsaken (Independent)


Gothic metal from Germany: Lacrimas Profundere - Bleeding The Stars (Oblivion)


Melodic, heavy, symphonic metal from Italy: Sinheresy - Out Of Connection (Scarlet Records)


Black, atmospheric, ambient metal from Austria: The Negative Bias - Narcissus Rising (Aeternitas Tenebrarum Musicae Fundamentum)


Deathcore from Australia: Thy Art Is Murder - Human Target (Nuclear Blast)


Death, grindcore, brutal metal from Canada: Vesication - Total Fecall (Horror Pain Gore Death Productions)


Thrash, death, grindcore from Canada: VHS - We're Gonna Need Some Bigger Riffs (Horror Pain Gore Death Productions)


Black, melodic metal from Sweden: Wormwood - Nattarvet (Black Lodge Records)


Funeral Doom metal from Finland: Shades Of Deep Water - Death's Threshold (Dunkelheit Produktionen)


Death metal from Finland: Desecresy - Towards Nebulae (Xtreem Music)

Cable, Carnal Tomb, Consummation, Devil Worshipper, Lacrimas Profundere, Sinheresy, The Negative Bias, Thy Art Is Murder, Vesication, VHS, Wormwood, Shades Of Deep Water, Desecresy

Entered: 7/29/2019 10:09:20 PM