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Obituary: Ten Thousand Ways to Die

Is it a single with live bonus material or a live album with studio tracks? Either way, Obituary still kicks major corpse with Ten Thousand Ways to Die.

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19 Oct 2016 // 2:15 AM

Oathbreaker: Rheia

Oathbreaker's third album is wonderful in terms of contrasting black metal fury with quieter moments, but the songwriting lags behind the atmosphere.

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Oozing Wound: Whatever Forever

Whatever Forever demonstrates Oozing Wound as a band willing to try anything to make their sound rougher and more aggressive--even if it means taking the reins of a black metal atmosphere.

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26 Sep 2016 // 2:20 AM

Negură Bunget: ZI

Negură Bunget returns with the second installment of its Transylvanian Trilogy.

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Revocation: Great Is Our Sin

Shredding eardrums with the mastery of technical death metal.

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15 Aug 2016 // 2:30 AM

Myrkur: Mausoleum

Myrkur living in a mausoleum with the Norwegian Girls Choir is the new black.

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Imperium Dekadenz - “Still I Rise” (audio) (premiere)

German duo offers new track from upcoming album Dis Manibvs.

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Shining: Blackjazz From the Band at the Edge of the World

For a band so out on a limb, so close to the edge of experimentation, to have come so close to mainstream success is a minor miracle.

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Marrow of Their Spirits: A Reflection on Agalloch

Agalloch regularly melded metaphysical ponderings into its light-and-dark sonic tapestries, yielding a catalog that’s as enticing intellectually as it is musically.

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11 Apr 2016 // 2:10 AM

Haxen: Haxen

Providence, Rhode Island grimmers are more set on making "Ceremonial Wounds" than standing on ceremony.

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4 Apr 2016 // 2:20 AM

Ihsahn: Arktis

Ihsahn's sense of adventure is all over the place on Arktis, but fortunately that doesn't prevent the music from unifying into a compelling whole.

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Greetings From the Third World: Revisiting Sepultura’s Genre-Changing ‘Roots’

Sepultura blew the doors open on our definitions of metal and so-called "world music", effectively creating a whole new paradigm. We haven't heard anything quite like it since.

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25 Feb 2016 // 3:15 AM

Rotting Christ: Rituals

Greek outfit continues an evolution that doesn't betray its roots but also doesn't blindly play the party line.

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17 Feb 2016 // 3:10 AM

Urgehal: Aeons in Sodom

Urgehal has never relented in its musical quests. This latest release is guaranteed to provide an abundance of eternal torture and dark satisfaction.

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Venomous Concept: Kick Me Silly: VCIII

Grindy little supergroup bringing together members of Napalm Death, Brutal Truth, etc. gives the people what they want with 20 tracks of whack.

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15 Jan 2016 // 3:30 AM


A stellar collection of material from a collective that pushes more boundaries and buttons than it often gets credit for. An early contender for Album of the Year.

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13 Jan 2016 // 3:30 AM

Secrets of the Moon: Sun

The German metal unit takes black metal and progressive metal to new extremes on their latest release.

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Pig Destroyer: Prowler in the Yard (Deluxe Edition)

Pig Detroyer’s brutally aggressive full-length debut gets the reissue treatment.

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Revocation: Empire of the Obscene

Nearly a decade on, the Boston band's debut holds up and stands to melt the other digital files in your collection.

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Secrets of the Moon - “Hole” (video) (premiere)

Traces of classic gothic music creep into the latest track by the German black metal band.

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